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

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
BS 25999
Rank 875 919 825
Rank change year-on-year
+44 -94
Permanent jobs citing BS25999 22 12 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.020% 0.010% 0.053%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.19% 0.096% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 19 11 32
Average salary £60,000 £65,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% +18.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £38,000 £42,300
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £64,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,750 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+12.58% -31.36%

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
11834 12518 11105
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 10.78% 10.63% 10.20%
Number of salaries quoted 9363 9720 8840
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 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 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 28 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 +49 19 £60,000 -7.69% 1
London +20 11 £60,000 -11.11% 1
Reading - 4 £67,500 -
Berkshire - 4 £67,500 -
South East - 4 £67,500 -
City of London +16 3 £45,000 -30.76% 1
Leeds - 2 £42,500 -
Swindon - 2 £42,500 -
West Yorkshire - 2 £42,500 -
Wiltshire - 2 £42,500 -
Yorkshire - 2 £42,500 -
South West - 2 £42,500 -

BS25999
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 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 42 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 40 (95.24%) Information Security
3 28 (66.67%) PCI DSS
4 24 (57.14%) Business Continuity
5 23 (54.76%) CISSP
6 21 (50.00%) Data Protection
7 16 (38.10%) Security Management
8 15 (35.71%) Risk Management
9 14 (33.33%) Information Security Management
9 14 (33.33%) Degree
10 12 (28.57%) Freedom of Information
10 12 (28.57%) CISM
11 11 (26.19%) PCI QSA
12 10 (23.81%) ITIL
12 10 (23.81%) Disaster Recovery
13 9 (21.43%) CISA
13 9 (21.43%) ISMS
14 8 (19.05%) Network Security
15 7 (16.67%) Data Protection Act
16 6 (14.29%) CheckPoint
17 5 (11.90%) Symantec
17 5 (11.90%) BS7799
17 5 (11.90%) Microsoft
18 4 (9.52%) NHS
18 4 (9.52%) Cryptography
18 4 (9.52%) Data Analysis
18 4 (9.52%) Data Security
18 4 (9.52%) Risk Analysis
19 3 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
19 3 (7.14%) Management Information System

BS25999
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 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 8 (19.05%) Network Security
2 2 (4.76%) SMTP
2 2 (4.76%) TCP/IP
2 2 (4.76%) DNS
2 2 (4.76%) Internet
2 2 (4.76%) Wireless
2 2 (4.76%) Cisco PIX
General
1 3 (7.14%) Legal
2 2 (4.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 25 (59.52%) Consultant
2 23 (54.76%) Security Consultant
3 13 (30.95%) Senior Security Consultant
3 13 (30.95%) Senior Consultant
4 12 (28.57%) Security Manager
5 11 (26.19%) Security Advisor
6 6 (14.29%) Information Security Manager
6 6 (14.29%) Information Manager
7 3 (7.14%) Information Security Auditor
7 3 (7.14%) Auditor
8 2 (4.76%) Analyst
8 2 (4.76%) IT Security Officer
8 2 (4.76%) Security Officer
8 2 (4.76%) IT Security Analyst
8 2 (4.76%) Security Analyst
9 1 (2.38%) Senior IT Security Consultant
9 1 (2.38%) Information Specialist
9 1 (2.38%) IT Security Consultant
9 1 (2.38%) Security Specialist
9 1 (2.38%) Information Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 12 (28.57%) Freedom of Information
2 7 (16.67%) Data Protection Act
3 4 (9.52%) NHS
3 4 (9.52%) Cryptography
4 3 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (7.14%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.76%) UNIX
1 2 (4.76%) Windows
1 2 (4.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (95.24%) Information Security
2 24 (57.14%) Business Continuity
3 21 (50.00%) Data Protection
4 16 (38.10%) Security Management
5 15 (35.71%) Risk Management
6 14 (33.33%) Information Security Management
7 10 (23.81%) ITIL
7 10 (23.81%) Disaster Recovery
8 9 (21.43%) ISMS
9 4 (9.52%) Data Analysis
9 4 (9.52%) Data Security
9 4 (9.52%) Risk Analysis
10 3 (7.14%) Risk Assessment
10 3 (7.14%) Change Management
11 2 (4.76%) BCP
11 2 (4.76%) IT Governance
11 2 (4.76%) Migration
11 2 (4.76%) GAP Analysis
11 2 (4.76%) Business Continuity Planning
11 2 (4.76%) Business Continuity Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.76%) Python
1 2 (4.76%) C
1 2 (4.76%) C++
1 2 (4.76%) Java
1 2 (4.76%) Perl
Qualifications
1 23 (54.76%) CISSP
2 14 (33.33%) Degree
3 12 (28.57%) CISM
4 11 (26.19%) PCI QSA
5 9 (21.43%) CISA
6 3 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (7.14%) MCSE
6 3 (7.14%) MCSA
7 2 (4.76%) CCNP
7 2 (4.76%) CCNA
7 2 (4.76%) CCDA
7 2 (4.76%) SSCP
7 2 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (4.76%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 28 (66.67%) PCI DSS
3 5 (11.90%) BS7799
4 2 (4.76%) COBIT
Vendors
1 6 (14.29%) CheckPoint
2 5 (11.90%) Symantec
2 5 (11.90%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.76%) Cisco
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Informatiq Consulting
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