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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
BS 25999
Rank 940 930 919
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -11
Permanent jobs citing BS25999 11 11 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.011% 0.011% 0.029%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.090% 0.095% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 9 9 19
Average salary £65,000 £47,500 £58,052
Average salary % change year-on-year
+36.84% -18.17%
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £44,253 £58,052
% change year-on-year
-5.09% -23.76%

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
12246 11531 11225
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 12.07% 11.03% 10.89%
Number of salaries quoted 9712 8990 8615
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 5 February 2016 within the UK.

BS25999 Salary Histogram in the UK

BS25999
Top 11 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 5 February 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
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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 +9 11 £65,000 +33.33% 1
London +5 7 £65,000 -13.33% 1
West Midlands -14 2 £39,750 -8.63%
South East -9 1 - -
Milton Keynes -11 1 - -
Buckinghamshire -11 1 - -
Dudley - 1 £42,000 -
Walsall - 1 £37,500 -
Sheffield - 1 £50,000 -
South Yorkshire - 1 £50,000 -
Yorkshire - 1 £50,000 -

BS25999
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 15 (71.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 14 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 13 (61.90%) Information Security
4 11 (52.38%) CISSP
5 10 (47.62%) Business Continuity
5 10 (47.62%) PCI DSS
6 8 (38.10%) ITIL
7 7 (33.33%) Windows
7 7 (33.33%) Information Assurance
7 7 (33.33%) ISO22301
8 6 (28.57%) Degree
8 6 (28.57%) Finance
9 5 (23.81%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (23.81%) CISA
9 5 (23.81%) Risk Analysis
9 5 (23.81%) ISO27002
10 4 (19.05%) Presales
10 4 (19.05%) COBIT
10 4 (19.05%) ISMS
10 4 (19.05%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (19.05%) BCP
10 4 (19.05%) Information Security Management
10 4 (19.05%) Security Management
11 3 (14.29%) Management Information System
11 3 (14.29%) Validation
11 3 (14.29%) Mentoring
11 3 (14.29%) Business Continuity Management
11 3 (14.29%) Data Protection
11 3 (14.29%) PCI QSA
11 3 (14.29%) Risk Management

BS25999
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.76%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.52%) Firewall
1 2 (9.52%) VPN
2 1 (4.76%) Cisco PIX
2 1 (4.76%) DNS
2 1 (4.76%) Internet
2 1 (4.76%) SMTP
2 1 (4.76%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.76%) Wireless
General
1 6 (28.57%) Finance
2 2 (9.52%) Banking
3 1 (4.76%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (23.81%) Analyst
1 5 (23.81%) Consultant
1 5 (23.81%) Security Consultant
2 3 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery Analyst
2 3 (14.29%) Head of Security
3 2 (9.52%) Governance Manager
3 2 (9.52%) Information Security Consultant
3 2 (9.52%) IT Governance Manager
3 2 (9.52%) IT Manager
3 2 (9.52%) IT Risk Manager
3 2 (9.52%) Risk Manager
3 2 (9.52%) Security Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) Security Manager
3 2 (9.52%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) Senior Security Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Information Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Information Security Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Security Architect
4 1 (4.76%) Security Specialist
4 1 (4.76%) Senior Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Management Information System
2 2 (9.52%) Data Centre
2 2 (9.52%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 7 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (4.76%) Linux
2 1 (4.76%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 13 (61.90%) Information Security
3 10 (47.62%) Business Continuity
4 8 (38.10%) ITIL
5 7 (33.33%) Information Assurance
6 5 (23.81%) Risk Analysis
6 5 (23.81%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (19.05%) BCP
7 4 (19.05%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (19.05%) Information Security Management
7 4 (19.05%) ISMS
7 4 (19.05%) Presales
7 4 (19.05%) Security Management
8 3 (14.29%) Business Continuity Management
8 3 (14.29%) Data Protection
8 3 (14.29%) Mentoring
8 3 (14.29%) Risk Management
8 3 (14.29%) Validation
9 2 (9.52%) GAP Analysis
9 2 (9.52%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.76%) C
1 1 (4.76%) C++
1 1 (4.76%) Java
1 1 (4.76%) Perl
1 1 (4.76%) Python
Qualifications
1 11 (52.38%) CISSP
2 6 (28.57%) Degree
3 5 (23.81%) CISA
4 3 (14.29%) PCI QSA
5 2 (9.52%) CLAS
5 2 (9.52%) PMI Certification
5 2 (9.52%) PMP
6 1 (4.76%) BC Cleared
6 1 (4.76%) CCDA
6 1 (4.76%) CCNA
6 1 (4.76%) CCNP
6 1 (4.76%) CEH
6 1 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (4.76%) CISM
6 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared
6 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (71.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (47.62%) PCI DSS
3 7 (33.33%) ISO22301
4 5 (23.81%) ISO27002
5 4 (19.05%) COBIT
6 2 (9.52%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 2 (9.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (4.76%) COSO
7 1 (4.76%) ISO27005
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.76%) CheckPoint
2 1 (4.76%) Cisco
2 1 (4.76%) Symantec
London
Harris Global
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + benefits & bonus
Posted: 4 days ago