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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
BS 25999
Rank 866 866 870
Rank change year-on-year
0 +4
Permanent jobs citing BS25999 12 27 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.011% 0.026% 0.014%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.11% 0.26% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 10 18 8
Average salary £60,000 £57,776 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.84% +25.60%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £44,850 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,350 £53,250
UK excluding London average salary £46,250 £58,052 £43,750
% change year-on-year
-20.33% +32.69%

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
11059 10435 11088
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 10.44% 10.17% 10.13%
Number of salaries quoted 8612 8030 9048
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,975 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -1.23%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 -19 11 £70,000 +20.58% 2
London -11 5 £75,000 +30.43% 1
South East -26 4 £45,000 -25.00%
East Midlands - 2 £48,750 -
Leicester - 2 £48,750 -
Leicestershire - 2 £48,750 -
Reading -1 1 - -
Berkshire -14 1 - -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £45,000 -
West Sussex - 1 £42,500 -
Burgess Hill - 1 £42,500 -
Milton Keynes - 1 £45,000 -

BS25999
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 34 (97.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 25 (71.43%) Business Continuity
3 21 (60.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 18 (51.43%) Information Security
5 17 (48.57%) CISSP
6 16 (45.71%) PCI DSS
7 11 (31.43%) Law
8 10 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
9 9 (25.71%) PCI QSA
9 9 (25.71%) Data Protection
10 8 (22.86%) Information Assurance
11 7 (20.00%) CISM
11 7 (20.00%) Degree
11 7 (20.00%) Risk Analysis
12 6 (17.14%) Network Architecture
13 4 (11.43%) Information Security Management
13 4 (11.43%) Security Management
13 4 (11.43%) ITIL
14 3 (8.57%) PRINCE2
14 3 (8.57%) CISA
14 3 (8.57%) Project Management
14 3 (8.57%) Finance
15 2 (5.71%) Agile Software Development
15 2 (5.71%) Legal
15 2 (5.71%) Validation
15 2 (5.71%) Scrum
15 2 (5.71%) C
15 2 (5.71%) Service Management
15 2 (5.71%) PMI
15 2 (5.71%) PMP

BS25999
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 1 (2.86%) Network Security
1 1 (2.86%) OSPF
1 1 (2.86%) BGP
1 1 (2.86%) EIGRP
1 1 (2.86%) LAN
1 1 (2.86%) WAN
1 1 (2.86%) SSL
1 1 (2.86%) Firewall
1 1 (2.86%) Wireless
1 1 (2.86%) IPsec
1 1 (2.86%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.86%) SQL Server
General
1 11 (31.43%) Law
2 3 (8.57%) Finance
3 2 (5.71%) Legal
Job Titles
1 12 (34.29%) Disaster Recovery Manager
2 9 (25.71%) Consultant
3 8 (22.86%) Security Consultant
4 7 (20.00%) Security Manager
5 6 (17.14%) Information Security Manager
5 6 (17.14%) Information Manager
6 3 (8.57%) Project Manager
7 2 (5.71%) Security Specialist
7 2 (5.71%) Information Security Specialist
7 2 (5.71%) Principal Consultant
7 2 (5.71%) Senior Project Manager
7 2 (5.71%) Senior Manager
7 2 (5.71%) Principal Security Consultant
7 2 (5.71%) Information Specialist
8 1 (2.86%) IT Security Project Manager
8 1 (2.86%) Information Assurance Manager
8 1 (2.86%) Senior Consultant
8 1 (2.86%) Systems Engineer
8 1 (2.86%) IT Project Manager
8 1 (2.86%) Technical Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.71%) PMI
1 2 (5.71%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (2.86%) EqualLogic
2 1 (2.86%) RMADS
2 1 (2.86%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.86%) CESG
2 1 (2.86%) CESG CLAS
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.86%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (71.43%) Business Continuity
2 21 (60.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 18 (51.43%) Information Security
4 10 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
5 9 (25.71%) Data Protection
6 8 (22.86%) Information Assurance
7 7 (20.00%) Risk Analysis
8 6 (17.14%) Network Architecture
9 4 (11.43%) Information Security Management
9 4 (11.43%) Security Management
9 4 (11.43%) ITIL
10 3 (8.57%) PRINCE2
10 3 (8.57%) Project Management
11 2 (5.71%) Agile Software Development
11 2 (5.71%) Validation
11 2 (5.71%) Scrum
11 2 (5.71%) Service Management
11 2 (5.71%) Resource Management
11 2 (5.71%) Business Continuity Management
12 1 (2.86%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.71%) C
2 1 (2.86%) SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (48.57%) CISSP
2 9 (25.71%) PCI QSA
3 7 (20.00%) CISM
3 7 (20.00%) Degree
4 3 (8.57%) CISA
5 2 (5.71%) PMP
5 2 (5.71%) PMI Certification
6 1 (2.86%) Security Cleared
6 1 (2.86%) CCNP
6 1 (2.86%) CCNA
6 1 (2.86%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (2.86%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (97.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 16 (45.71%) PCI DSS
3 1 (2.86%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (2.86%) Hyper-V
1 1 (2.86%) XenApp
1 1 (2.86%) XenDesktop
1 1 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (2.86%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.86%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 1 (2.86%) Ruckus Wireless
1 1 (2.86%) SonicWALL
1 1 (2.86%) Juniper
1 1 (2.86%) NetApp
1 1 (2.86%) Symantec
1 1 (2.86%) Cisco
1 1 (2.86%) Microsoft
1 1 (2.86%) HP
1 1 (2.86%) Dell
1 1 (2.86%) Citrix
1 1 (2.86%) VMware
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