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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
BS 25999
Rank 876 893 817
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -76
Permanent jobs citing BS25999 17 14 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.016% 0.012% 0.053%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.14% 0.11% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 12 13 31
Average salary £42,500 £50,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% -13.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,850 £37,500 £39,600
10% offered a salary of more than £62,250 £69,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,750 £53,750
% change year-on-year
+12.58% -29.76%

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
11772 12262 10873
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 10.75% 10.69% 10.24%
Number of salaries quoted 9379 9451 8545
Average salary £46,000 £45,000 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% -3.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £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 28 August 2015 within the UK.

BS25999 Salary Histogram in the UK

BS25999
Top 15 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 28 August 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 +4 14 £42,500 -15.00% 3
London +10 6 £45,000 -30.76%
City of London +25 3 £45,000 -30.76%
Yorkshire +13 3 £42,500 -19.04% 1
Leeds - 3 £42,500 - 1
West Yorkshire - 3 £42,500 - 1
Basildon - 2 - - 1
Wiltshire - 2 £42,500 -
Swindon - 2 £42,500 -
East of England - 2 - - 1
South West - 2 £42,500 -
Essex - 2 - - 1
South East - 1 - - 1
Reading - 1 - -
Berkshire - 1 - -

BS25999
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 38 (95.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 36 (90.00%) Information Security
3 27 (67.50%) PCI DSS
4 23 (57.50%) CISSP
5 20 (50.00%) Business Continuity
6 16 (40.00%) Risk Management
6 16 (40.00%) Security Management
7 15 (37.50%) Data Protection
8 14 (35.00%) Information Security Management
9 13 (32.50%) ITIL
9 13 (32.50%) Disaster Recovery
10 12 (30.00%) Freedom of Information
11 11 (27.50%) CISM
12 10 (25.00%) PCI QSA
12 10 (25.00%) CISA
12 10 (25.00%) Degree
13 9 (22.50%) ISMS
14 7 (17.50%) CheckPoint
15 6 (15.00%) Microsoft
16 5 (12.50%) Windows
16 5 (12.50%) Symantec
16 5 (12.50%) BS7799
17 4 (10.00%) NHS
17 4 (10.00%) COBIT
17 4 (10.00%) Cryptography
17 4 (10.00%) Data Analysis
17 4 (10.00%) Finance
17 4 (10.00%) Data Security
17 4 (10.00%) Network Security
18 3 (7.50%) IT Governance

BS25999
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 4 (10.00%) Network Security
2 3 (7.50%) SMTP
2 3 (7.50%) TCP/IP
2 3 (7.50%) DNS
2 3 (7.50%) Internet
2 3 (7.50%) Wireless
2 3 (7.50%) Cisco PIX
General
1 4 (10.00%) Finance
2 3 (7.50%) Legal
Job Titles
1 25 (62.50%) Consultant
2 23 (57.50%) Security Consultant
3 14 (35.00%) Senior Consultant
3 14 (35.00%) Senior Security Consultant
4 11 (27.50%) Security Advisor
5 6 (15.00%) Security Manager
6 3 (7.50%) Information Security Auditor
6 3 (7.50%) Auditor
6 3 (7.50%) Analyst
7 2 (5.00%) Security Analyst
7 2 (5.00%) IT Security Officer
7 2 (5.00%) Security Officer
7 2 (5.00%) IT Security Analyst
8 1 (2.50%) Disaster Recovery Analyst
8 1 (2.50%) Head of IT
8 1 (2.50%) Information Security Specialist
8 1 (2.50%) Head of Operations
8 1 (2.50%) Head of Security
8 1 (2.50%) IT Security Consultant
8 1 (2.50%) Security Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 12 (30.00%) Freedom of Information
2 4 (10.00%) NHS
2 4 (10.00%) Cryptography
3 3 (7.50%) Management Information System
3 3 (7.50%) Data Protection Act
3 3 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (12.50%) Windows
2 3 (7.50%) Linux
2 3 (7.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (90.00%) Information Security
2 20 (50.00%) Business Continuity
3 16 (40.00%) Security Management
3 16 (40.00%) Risk Management
4 15 (37.50%) Data Protection
5 14 (35.00%) Information Security Management
6 13 (32.50%) ITIL
6 13 (32.50%) Disaster Recovery
7 9 (22.50%) ISMS
8 4 (10.00%) Data Security
8 4 (10.00%) Data Analysis
9 3 (7.50%) IT Governance
9 3 (7.50%) Risk Analysis
9 3 (7.50%) Risk Assessment
9 3 (7.50%) GAP Analysis
9 3 (7.50%) BCP
9 3 (7.50%) Migration
9 3 (7.50%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (7.50%) Change Management
9 3 (7.50%) Business Continuity Planning
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.50%) C
1 3 (7.50%) C++
1 3 (7.50%) Java
1 3 (7.50%) Perl
1 3 (7.50%) Python
Qualifications
1 23 (57.50%) CISSP
2 11 (27.50%) CISM
3 10 (25.00%) Degree
3 10 (25.00%) PCI QSA
3 10 (25.00%) CISA
4 3 (7.50%) CEH
4 3 (7.50%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (7.50%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (7.50%) MCSE
4 3 (7.50%) MCSA
4 3 (7.50%) CCNP
4 3 (7.50%) CCNA
4 3 (7.50%) CCDA
5 2 (5.00%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (95.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 27 (67.50%) PCI DSS
3 5 (12.50%) BS7799
4 4 (10.00%) COBIT
5 1 (2.50%) COSO
Vendors
1 7 (17.50%) CheckPoint
2 6 (15.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (12.50%) Symantec
4 3 (7.50%) Cisco
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