The table below looks at the statistics for BS25999 skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited BS25999 over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
BS 25999
Rank 865 851 876
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +25
Permanent jobs citing BS25999 15 28 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.014% 0.026% 0.016%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.13% 0.26% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 13 15 17
Average salary £65,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £27,500 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £74,000 £83,200 £58,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £35,000 £50,500
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -30.69%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Quality Assurance & Compliance category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
11512 10757 11505
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 10.42% 9.98% 10.10%
Number of salaries quoted 9043 8252 9407
Average salary £45,000 £46,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.17% +2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%

BS25999
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing BS25999 within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

BS25999 Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

BS25999
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing BS25999 within the UK.

BS25999 Salary Trend in the UK

BS25999
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing BS25999 over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 within the UK.

BS25999 Salary Histogram in the UK

BS25999
Top 14 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing BS25999 within the UK over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -14 15 £65,000 +30.00% 3
London -21 7 £67,500 +25.58% 2
South East -12 3 £56,250 -25.00%
East Midlands - 3 £47,500 - 1
Leicester - 3 £47,500 - 1
Leicestershire - 3 £47,500 - 1
Watford - 2 £67,500 -
Hertfordshire - 2 £67,500 -
East of England - 2 £67,500 -
City of London +11 1 £65,000 -19.25% 1
Berkshire +5 1 - -
Reading +1 1 - -
Burgess Hill - 1 £42,500 -
West Sussex - 1 £42,500 -

BS25999
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing BS25999 also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited BS25999.

1 28 (82.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 23 (67.65%) Business Continuity
3 16 (47.06%) Disaster Recovery
4 14 (41.18%) CISSP
4 14 (41.18%) Information Security
5 12 (35.29%) PCI DSS
6 10 (29.41%) Law
7 8 (23.53%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (23.53%) PCI QSA
8 6 (17.65%) Finance
8 6 (17.65%) Data Protection
9 5 (14.71%) ITIL
9 5 (14.71%) CISM
9 5 (14.71%) Degree
9 5 (14.71%) Information Assurance
9 5 (14.71%) Business Continuity Management
10 4 (11.76%) Information Security Management
10 4 (11.76%) Security Management
10 4 (11.76%) Risk Analysis
10 4 (11.76%) Network Architecture
11 3 (8.82%) ISO 9001
11 3 (8.82%) Citrix
11 3 (8.82%) VMware
11 3 (8.82%) XenApp
12 2 (5.88%) C
12 2 (5.88%) PRINCE2
12 2 (5.88%) IBM Notes
12 2 (5.88%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (5.88%) PMI
12 2 (5.88%) PMP

BS25999
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing BS25999 also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited BS25999. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (5.88%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 2 (5.88%) AutoCAD
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.94%) LAN
1 1 (2.94%) WAN
1 1 (2.94%) SSL
1 1 (2.94%) OSPF
1 1 (2.94%) BGP
1 1 (2.94%) EIGRP
1 1 (2.94%) Firewall
1 1 (2.94%) Wireless
1 1 (2.94%) IPsec
1 1 (2.94%) VLAN
1 1 (2.94%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.94%) SQL Server
General
1 10 (29.41%) Law
2 6 (17.65%) Finance
3 2 (5.88%) Legal
Job Titles
1 11 (32.35%) Disaster Recovery Manager
2 8 (23.53%) Consultant
3 7 (20.59%) Security Consultant
4 4 (11.76%) Information Manager
4 4 (11.76%) Information Security Manager
4 4 (11.76%) Security Manager
5 2 (5.88%) Senior Manager
5 2 (5.88%) Relationships Manager
5 2 (5.88%) Business Continuity Manager
5 2 (5.88%) Business Manager
5 2 (5.88%) Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (5.88%) Security Specialist
5 2 (5.88%) Service Manager
5 2 (5.88%) Principal Consultant
5 2 (5.88%) Senior Project Manager
5 2 (5.88%) Project Manager
5 2 (5.88%) IT Services Manager
5 2 (5.88%) Information Security Specialist
5 2 (5.88%) Principal Security Consultant
5 2 (5.88%) Information Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.88%) PMI
1 2 (5.88%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (2.94%) RMADS
2 1 (2.94%) EqualLogic
2 1 (2.94%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.94%) CESG
2 1 (2.94%) CESG CLAS
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.94%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (67.65%) Business Continuity
2 16 (47.06%) Disaster Recovery
3 14 (41.18%) Information Security
4 8 (23.53%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (17.65%) Data Protection
6 5 (14.71%) Information Assurance
6 5 (14.71%) Business Continuity Management
6 5 (14.71%) ITIL
7 4 (11.76%) Information Security Management
7 4 (11.76%) Security Management
7 4 (11.76%) Risk Analysis
7 4 (11.76%) Network Architecture
8 2 (5.88%) Validation
8 2 (5.88%) Scrum
8 2 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (5.88%) Resource Management
8 2 (5.88%) PRINCE2
8 2 (5.88%) Project Management
8 2 (5.88%) Service Management
9 1 (2.94%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.88%) C
2 1 (2.94%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (41.18%) CISSP
2 8 (23.53%) PCI QSA
3 5 (14.71%) CISM
3 5 (14.71%) Degree
4 2 (5.88%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (5.88%) PMP
4 2 (5.88%) PMI Certification
4 2 (5.88%) CISA
5 1 (2.94%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (2.94%) CCNP
5 1 (2.94%) CCNA
5 1 (2.94%) JNCIS
5 1 (2.94%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (82.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (35.29%) PCI DSS
3 3 (8.82%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (8.82%) XenApp
2 1 (2.94%) XenDesktop
2 1 (2.94%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.94%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (2.94%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 3 (8.82%) Citrix
1 3 (8.82%) VMware
2 2 (5.88%) Lotus
3 1 (2.94%) Symantec
3 1 (2.94%) Juniper
3 1 (2.94%) NetApp
3 1 (2.94%) Cisco
3 1 (2.94%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.94%) HP
3 1 (2.94%) Dell
3 1 (2.94%) SonicWALL
3 1 (2.94%) Ruckus Wireless
City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £43000 - £50000 per annum + Car + pension + Medical
Posted: 4 days ago
Uxbridge, Middlesex
FT Select
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: 4 days ago