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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
BS 25999
Rank 888 827 857
Rank change year-on-year
-61 +30
Permanent jobs citing BS25999 17 46 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.015% 0.043% 0.032%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.14% 0.43% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 16 28 31
Average salary £55,000 £41,250 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+0.62% -

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
12069 10762 12379
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 10.58% 10.11% 10.54%
Number of salaries quoted 9314 8437 10190
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,473
% change year-on-year
- -1.16%

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 23 September 2014 within the UK.

BS25999 Salary Histogram in the UK

BS25999
Top 12 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 23 September 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 -49 17 £55,000 +33.33% 4
London -4 9 £60,000 -4.00% 2
North West -17 4 £37,500 -25.00%
Manchester - 3 £37,500 -
City of London +15 2 £60,000 -27.27% 1
Sheffield -18 1 £52,500 +38.15%
South Yorkshire -20 1 £52,500 +38.15%
Cheshire -23 1 £37,500 -25.00%
Yorkshire -48 1 £52,500 +40.00%
East Midlands - 1 £42,500 -
Leicestershire - 1 £42,500 -
Leicester - 1 £42,500 -

BS25999
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 15 (62.50%) Business Continuity
1 15 (62.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (41.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 9 (37.50%) Law
4 6 (25.00%) Information Security
4 6 (25.00%) CISSP
5 5 (20.83%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (20.83%) PCI DSS
5 5 (20.83%) Business Continuity Management
6 4 (16.67%) PCI QSA
6 4 (16.67%) Finance
7 3 (12.50%) Information Security Management
7 3 (12.50%) Security Management
8 2 (8.33%) Information Assurance
8 2 (8.33%) FMCG
8 2 (8.33%) XenApp
8 2 (8.33%) VMware
8 2 (8.33%) Degree
8 2 (8.33%) Data Protection
8 2 (8.33%) Citrix
8 2 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (8.33%) Lotus
8 2 (8.33%) AutoCAD
8 2 (8.33%) ITIL
8 2 (8.33%) IBM Notes
8 2 (8.33%) ISO 9001
8 2 (8.33%) CISM
8 2 (8.33%) Legal
9 1 (4.17%) CESG
9 1 (4.17%) CESG CLAS

BS25999
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 (8.33%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 2 (8.33%) AutoCAD
General
1 9 (37.50%) Law
2 4 (16.67%) Finance
3 2 (8.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (37.50%) Disaster Recovery Manager
2 5 (20.83%) IT Services Manager
2 5 (20.83%) Service Manager
3 4 (16.67%) Consultant
3 4 (16.67%) Security Consultant
4 3 (12.50%) Service Continuity Manager
5 2 (8.33%) Principal Security Consultant
5 2 (8.33%) Principal Consultant
5 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (8.33%) Relationships Manager
5 2 (8.33%) Business Continuity Manager
5 2 (8.33%) Business Manager
6 1 (4.17%) Security Manager
6 1 (4.17%) Security Specialist
6 1 (4.17%) Information Manager
6 1 (4.17%) Information Security Manager
6 1 (4.17%) Senior Security Consultant
6 1 (4.17%) Information Specialist
6 1 (4.17%) Information Assurance Manager
6 1 (4.17%) Information Security Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) FMCG
2 1 (4.17%) CESG
2 1 (4.17%) CESG CLAS
2 1 (4.17%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (4.17%) RMADS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (62.50%) Business Continuity
2 10 (41.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (25.00%) Information Security
4 5 (20.83%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (20.83%) Business Continuity Management
5 3 (12.50%) Information Security Management
5 3 (12.50%) Security Management
6 2 (8.33%) ITIL
6 2 (8.33%) Data Protection
6 2 (8.33%) Information Assurance
7 1 (4.17%) Network Architecture
7 1 (4.17%) Mentoring
7 1 (4.17%) Risk Analysis
7 1 (4.17%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.17%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (25.00%) CISSP
2 4 (16.67%) PCI QSA
3 2 (8.33%) Degree
3 2 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (8.33%) CISM
4 1 (4.17%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (4.17%) CISA
4 1 (4.17%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (62.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (20.83%) PCI DSS
3 2 (8.33%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (8.33%) XenApp
Vendors
1 2 (8.33%) Citrix
1 2 (8.33%) Lotus
1 2 (8.33%) VMware
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