The table below looks at the statistics for IRCA in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited IRCA 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
International Register of Certificated Auditors (IRCA)
Rank 874 885 882
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -3
Permanent jobs citing IRCA 4 8 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.004% 0.008% 0.003%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.014% 0.029% 0.010%
Number of salaries quoted 4 7 3
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +23.52%
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £52,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +23.52%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Qualifications Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
29255 27965 30740
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.63% 27.26% 28.10%
Number of salaries quoted 23431 21963 25717
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

IRCA
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing IRCA within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

IRCA Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

IRCA
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing IRCA within the UK.

IRCA Salary Trend in the UK

IRCA
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing IRCA over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 within the UK.

IRCA Salary Histogram in the UK

IRCA
Top 6 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IRCA 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
(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 -9 3 £52,500 -
Birmingham - 3 £52,500 -
West Midlands - 3 £52,500 -
Helensburgh - 1 £31,000 -
Scotland - 1 £31,000 -
Argyll and Bute - 1 £31,000 -

IRCA
Top 21 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing IRCA 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 IRCA.

1 7 (58.33%) CISM
1 7 (58.33%) Information Security
1 7 (58.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (50.00%) CISA
3 3 (25.00%) Business Continuity
3 3 (25.00%) PCI DSS
3 3 (25.00%) Business Continuity Planning
3 3 (25.00%) COBIT
3 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 3 (25.00%) Security Management
3 3 (25.00%) MS Office
3 3 (25.00%) ITIL
4 2 (16.67%) ISO 9001
4 2 (16.67%) QA
5 1 (8.33%) ISMS
5 1 (8.33%) QMS
5 1 (8.33%) Law
5 1 (8.33%) HNC
5 1 (8.33%) HND
5 1 (8.33%) Quality Management
5 1 (8.33%) ISO 14001

IRCA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing IRCA 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 IRCA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (25.00%) MS Office
General
1 1 (8.33%) Law
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Information Security Officer
1 7 (58.33%) Security Officer
2 1 (8.33%) Quality Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Information Security
2 3 (25.00%) Business Continuity
2 3 (25.00%) Business Continuity Planning
2 3 (25.00%) Security Management
2 3 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (8.33%) ISMS
3 1 (8.33%) QMS
3 1 (8.33%) Quality Management
Qualifications
1 7 (58.33%) CISM
2 6 (50.00%) CISA
3 1 (8.33%) HNC
3 1 (8.33%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (58.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (25.00%) PCI DSS
2 3 (25.00%) COBIT
3 2 (16.67%) ISO 9001
3 2 (16.67%) QA
4 1 (8.33%) ISO 14001