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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
BS 25999
Rank 872 929 830
Rank change year-on-year
+57 -99
Permanent jobs citing BS25999 30 9 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.027% 0.008% 0.050%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.25% 0.072% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 27 8 34
Average salary £60,000 £67,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £44,650 £40,200
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £73,250 £69,000
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £38,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+57.89% -36.66%

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
11823 12489 10875
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 10.68% 10.58% 10.01%
Number of salaries quoted 9341 9665 8803
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 3 July 2015 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 3 July 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +41 27 £60,000 -11.11% 3
London +27 15 £60,000 -14.28% 1
Reading - 8 £67,500 -
Berkshire - 8 £67,500 -
South East - 8 £67,500 -
City of London +34 3 £45,000 -30.76% 1
Leeds - 2 £42,500 - 1
Swindon - 2 £42,500 -
West Yorkshire - 2 £42,500 - 1
Wiltshire - 2 £42,500 -
Yorkshire - 2 £42,500 - 1
South West - 2 £42,500 - 1

BS25999
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 44 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 39 (88.64%) Information Security
3 29 (65.91%) PCI DSS
4 28 (63.64%) Business Continuity
5 23 (52.27%) CISSP
6 21 (47.73%) Data Protection
7 16 (36.36%) Security Management
8 15 (34.09%) Risk Management
9 14 (31.82%) Information Security Management
9 14 (31.82%) Disaster Recovery
10 13 (29.55%) Degree
11 12 (27.27%) Freedom of Information
12 11 (25.00%) CISM
12 11 (25.00%) PCI QSA
13 8 (18.18%) ITIL
14 7 (15.91%) CISA
14 7 (15.91%) Network Security
14 7 (15.91%) ISMS
15 6 (13.64%) Data Protection Act
16 5 (11.36%) Risk Analysis
16 5 (11.36%) BS7799
16 5 (11.36%) CheckPoint
16 5 (11.36%) Symantec
16 5 (11.36%) Microsoft
17 4 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
18 3 (6.82%) Data Security
18 3 (6.82%) Management Information System
18 3 (6.82%) Legal
18 3 (6.82%) Risk Assessment
18 3 (6.82%) Cryptography

BS25999
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 7 (15.91%) Network Security
2 2 (4.55%) SMTP
2 2 (4.55%) TCP/IP
2 2 (4.55%) DNS
2 2 (4.55%) Internet
2 2 (4.55%) Wireless
2 2 (4.55%) Cisco PIX
General
1 3 (6.82%) Legal
2 2 (4.55%) Finance
2 2 (4.55%) Law
Job Titles
1 24 (54.55%) Consultant
2 22 (50.00%) Security Consultant
3 13 (29.55%) Security Manager
4 12 (27.27%) Senior Security Consultant
4 12 (27.27%) Senior Consultant
5 11 (25.00%) Security Advisor
6 7 (15.91%) Information Security Manager
6 7 (15.91%) Information Manager
7 2 (4.55%) Analyst
7 2 (4.55%) Security Analyst
7 2 (4.55%) IT Security Analyst
7 2 (4.55%) Disaster Recovery Manager
7 2 (4.55%) Auditor
7 2 (4.55%) IT Security Officer
7 2 (4.55%) Security Officer
7 2 (4.55%) Information Security Auditor
8 1 (2.27%) Information Specialist
8 1 (2.27%) Information Security Specialist
8 1 (2.27%) Compliance Manager
8 1 (2.27%) Security Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 12 (27.27%) Freedom of Information
2 6 (13.64%) Data Protection Act
3 3 (6.82%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.82%) NHS
3 3 (6.82%) Management Information System
3 3 (6.82%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.55%) UNIX
1 2 (4.55%) Windows
1 2 (4.55%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (88.64%) Information Security
2 28 (63.64%) Business Continuity
3 21 (47.73%) Data Protection
4 16 (36.36%) Security Management
5 15 (34.09%) Risk Management
6 14 (31.82%) Information Security Management
6 14 (31.82%) Disaster Recovery
7 8 (18.18%) ITIL
8 7 (15.91%) ISMS
9 5 (11.36%) Risk Analysis
10 4 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
11 3 (6.82%) Change Management
11 3 (6.82%) Risk Assessment
11 3 (6.82%) Data Analysis
11 3 (6.82%) Data Security
11 3 (6.82%) Information Assurance
11 3 (6.82%) Network Architecture
12 2 (4.55%) Business Continuity Planning
12 2 (4.55%) Business Continuity Management
12 2 (4.55%) Service Continuity Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.55%) C
1 2 (4.55%) C++
1 2 (4.55%) Java
1 2 (4.55%) Perl
1 2 (4.55%) Python
Qualifications
1 23 (52.27%) CISSP
2 13 (29.55%) Degree
3 11 (25.00%) PCI QSA
3 11 (25.00%) CISM
4 7 (15.91%) CISA
5 3 (6.82%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (6.82%) MCSE
5 3 (6.82%) MCSA
6 2 (4.55%) CCNP
6 2 (4.55%) CCNA
6 2 (4.55%) CCDA
6 2 (4.55%) SSCP
6 2 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (4.55%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 29 (65.91%) PCI DSS
3 5 (11.36%) BS7799
4 2 (4.55%) COBIT
Vendors
1 5 (11.36%) Microsoft
1 5 (11.36%) CheckPoint
1 5 (11.36%) Symantec
2 2 (4.55%) Cisco
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