The table below looks at the statistics for BS25999 skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited BS25999 over the 3 months to 31 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
BS 25999
Rank 911 928 991
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +63
Permanent jobs citing BS25999 6 23 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.006% 0.022% 0.005%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.052% 0.19% 0.045%
Number of salaries quoted 6 23 5
Median salary £72,500 £67,500 £72,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.40% -6.89%
UK excluding London median salary £72,500 £67,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+7.40% +35.00%

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
11538 12113 13468
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 11.73% 11.35% 11.27%
Number of salaries quoted 9159 9517 10593
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,125
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.34%

BS25999
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing BS25999 as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 31 May 2016 within the UK.

BS25999 Salary Histogram in the UK

BS25999
Top 5 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing BS25999 within the UK over the 3 months to 31 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +15 6 £72,500 +7.40%
South East +19 4 £72,500 +7.40%
East of England - 2 £55,000 -
Cambridgeshire - 2 £55,000 -
Peterborough - 2 £55,000 -

BS25999
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 May 2016, IT jobs citing BS25999 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for BS25999.

1 21 (84.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 18 (72.00%) Information Security
3 17 (68.00%) Business Continuity
4 15 (60.00%) PCI DSS
5 13 (52.00%) Security Management
5 13 (52.00%) Information Security Management
6 12 (48.00%) CISSP
7 11 (44.00%) Information Assurance
8 10 (40.00%) Risk Management
8 10 (40.00%) ISO22301
8 10 (40.00%) Data Protection
9 8 (32.00%) Disaster Recovery
10 7 (28.00%) Validation
10 7 (28.00%) PCI QSA
11 6 (24.00%) Freedom of Information
12 5 (20.00%) BCP
12 5 (20.00%) CLAS
13 4 (16.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
13 4 (16.00%) Data Centre
13 4 (16.00%) Business Continuity Management
13 4 (16.00%) ITIL
13 4 (16.00%) Finance
13 4 (16.00%) CISA
13 4 (16.00%) CESG
14 3 (12.00%) Degree
14 3 (12.00%) ISMS
14 3 (12.00%) Management Information System
14 3 (12.00%) Stakeholder Management
15 2 (8.00%) CISM
15 2 (8.00%) Service Delivery

BS25999
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (8.00%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.00%) Firewall
1 2 (8.00%) Network Security
1 2 (8.00%) VPN
General
1 4 (16.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.00%) Banking
3 1 (4.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 13 (52.00%) Consultant
1 13 (52.00%) Security Consultant
2 6 (24.00%) Senior Consultant
2 6 (24.00%) Senior Security Consultant
3 5 (20.00%) Information Security Consultant
4 4 (16.00%) Information Manager
4 4 (16.00%) Information Security Manager
4 4 (16.00%) Security Manager
5 2 (8.00%) Disaster Recovery Manager
5 2 (8.00%) Governance Manager
5 2 (8.00%) IT Governance Manager
5 2 (8.00%) IT Manager
5 2 (8.00%) IT Risk Manager
5 2 (8.00%) Risk Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Architect
6 1 (4.00%) Business Continuity Officer
6 1 (4.00%) Business Continuity Support
6 1 (4.00%) Cybersecurity Architect
6 1 (4.00%) Information Officer
6 1 (4.00%) Security Assurance Manager
Miscellaneous
1 6 (24.00%) Freedom of Information
2 4 (16.00%) CESG
2 4 (16.00%) Data Centre
3 3 (12.00%) Management Information System
4 2 (8.00%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (8.00%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (72.00%) Information Security
2 17 (68.00%) Business Continuity
3 13 (52.00%) Information Security Management
3 13 (52.00%) Security Management
4 11 (44.00%) Information Assurance
5 10 (40.00%) Data Protection
5 10 (40.00%) Risk Management
6 8 (32.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 7 (28.00%) Validation
8 5 (20.00%) BCP
9 4 (16.00%) Business Continuity Management
9 4 (16.00%) ITIL
10 3 (12.00%) ISMS
10 3 (12.00%) Stakeholder Management
11 2 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
11 2 (8.00%) Data Management
11 2 (8.00%) GAP Analysis
11 2 (8.00%) Incident Management
11 2 (8.00%) Logistics
11 2 (8.00%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 12 (48.00%) CISSP
2 7 (28.00%) PCI QSA
3 5 (20.00%) CLAS
4 4 (16.00%) CISA
5 3 (12.00%) Degree
6 2 (8.00%) CISM
6 2 (8.00%) IISP
6 2 (8.00%) PMI Certification
6 2 (8.00%) PMP
7 1 (4.00%) BC Cleared
7 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared
7 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (84.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 15 (60.00%) PCI DSS
3 10 (40.00%) ISO22301
4 4 (16.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 2 (8.00%) COBIT
5 2 (8.00%) RMADS
5 2 (8.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (4.00%) ISO27002
Systems Management
1 2 (8.00%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (4.00%) Symantec