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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
BS 25999
Rank 887 914 843
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -71
Permanent jobs citing BS25999 16 26 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.014% 0.022% 0.034%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.13% 0.21% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 16 16 22
Average salary £53,750 £58,052 £63,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.41% -8.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,507 £46,750 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £69,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £58,052 £63,250
% change year-on-year
-13.87% -8.21%

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
11983 12503 11445
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 10.81% 10.35% 10.13%
Number of salaries quoted 9392 9778 9091
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 17 April 2015 within the UK.

BS25999 Salary Histogram in the UK

BS25999
Top 10 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 17 April 2015. 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 +29 14 £57,500 -0.95% 1
Berkshire +7 5 £60,000 -
South East -4 5 £60,000 +4.34%
Reading - 5 £60,000 -
West Midlands -13 4 £43,507 -12.98%
Staffordshire - 4 £43,507 -
London +11 3 £67,500 -11.18%
Leicester - 2 £48,750 -
Leicestershire - 2 £48,750 -
East Midlands - 2 £48,750 -

BS25999
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 21 (75.00%) Business Continuity
2 21 (75.00%) Information Security
3 16 (57.14%) PCI DSS
4 14 (50.00%) Data Protection
5 13 (46.43%) CISSP
5 13 (46.43%) Disaster Recovery
6 11 (39.29%) Degree
7 8 (28.57%) PCI QSA
8 6 (21.43%) CISM
8 6 (21.43%) Risk Analysis
8 6 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (21.43%) Information Assurance
9 5 (17.86%) Network Architecture
9 5 (17.86%) Law
9 5 (17.86%) Network Security
10 4 (14.29%) Freedom of Information
10 4 (14.29%) Data Protection Act
10 4 (14.29%) Risk Management
11 3 (10.71%) Security Management
11 3 (10.71%) Information Security Management
11 3 (10.71%) CISA
11 3 (10.71%) ITIL
12 1 (3.57%) Cryptography
12 1 (3.57%) Data Analysis
12 1 (3.57%) JNCIS
12 1 (3.57%) VLAN
12 1 (3.57%) Validation
12 1 (3.57%) Migration
12 1 (3.57%) VMware

BS25999
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.86%) Network Security
2 1 (3.57%) LAN
2 1 (3.57%) WAN
2 1 (3.57%) SSL
2 1 (3.57%) OSPF
2 1 (3.57%) BGP
2 1 (3.57%) EIGRP
2 1 (3.57%) Firewall
2 1 (3.57%) Wireless
2 1 (3.57%) IPsec
2 1 (3.57%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (17.86%) Law
Job Titles
1 11 (39.29%) Consultant
1 11 (39.29%) Security Manager
2 9 (32.14%) Information Security Manager
2 9 (32.14%) Information Manager
3 8 (28.57%) Security Consultant
4 5 (17.86%) Disaster Recovery Manager
5 3 (10.71%) Security Advisor
6 2 (7.14%) Senior Security Consultant
6 2 (7.14%) Senior Consultant
7 1 (3.57%) Project Manager
7 1 (3.57%) Systems Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) IT Project Manager
7 1 (3.57%) Technical Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Information Security Consultant
7 1 (3.57%) IT Security Project Manager
7 1 (3.57%) Auditor
7 1 (3.57%) Security Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.29%) Freedom of Information
1 4 (14.29%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (3.57%) EqualLogic
2 1 (3.57%) NHS
2 1 (3.57%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (75.00%) Business Continuity
1 21 (75.00%) Information Security
2 14 (50.00%) Data Protection
3 13 (46.43%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (21.43%) Information Assurance
4 6 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (21.43%) Risk Analysis
5 5 (17.86%) Network Architecture
6 4 (14.29%) Risk Management
7 3 (10.71%) Information Security Management
7 3 (10.71%) ITIL
7 3 (10.71%) Security Management
8 1 (3.57%) Data Analysis
8 1 (3.57%) Mentoring
8 1 (3.57%) PRINCE2
8 1 (3.57%) Configuration Management
8 1 (3.57%) Project Management
8 1 (3.57%) Service Delivery
8 1 (3.57%) Data Security
8 1 (3.57%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.57%) C
1 1 (3.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (46.43%) CISSP
2 11 (39.29%) Degree
3 8 (28.57%) PCI QSA
4 6 (21.43%) CISM
5 3 (10.71%) CISA
6 1 (3.57%) JNCIS
6 1 (3.57%) Security Cleared
6 1 (3.57%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (3.57%) CCNP
6 1 (3.57%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 16 (57.14%) PCI DSS
3 1 (3.57%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (3.57%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (3.57%) Hyper-V
1 1 (3.57%) XenApp
1 1 (3.57%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 1 (3.57%) Cisco
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft
1 1 (3.57%) HP
1 1 (3.57%) Dell
1 1 (3.57%) Citrix
1 1 (3.57%) Juniper
1 1 (3.57%) NetApp
1 1 (3.57%) CheckPoint
1 1 (3.57%) Symantec
1 1 (3.57%) VMware
1 1 (3.57%) SonicWALL
1 1 (3.57%) Ruckus Wireless
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