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 1 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
International Register of Certificated Auditors (IRCA)
Rank 893 870 892
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +22
Permanent jobs citing IRCA 9 7 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.008% 0.006% 0.002%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.029% 0.024% 0.006%
Number of salaries quoted 9 4 2
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £47,500 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £56,250 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +18.75%

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
31349 29198 33515
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.01% 27.11% 28.62%
Number of salaries quoted 24289 23722 28353
Average salary £44,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 1 September 2014 within the UK.

IRCA Salary Histogram in the UK

IRCA
Top 11 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 1 September 2014. 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 -23 9 £47,500 -
Berkshire - 4 £30,000 -
South East - 4 £30,000 -
Birmingham +6 3 £52,500 +10.52%
West Midlands -3 3 £52,500 +10.52%
Reading - 3 £30,000 -
Bracknell - 1 £47,500 -
Derby - 1 £52,500 -
Derbyshire - 1 £52,500 -
East Midlands - 1 £52,500 -
Midlands - 1 £47,500 -

IRCA
Top 28 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, 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 10 (76.92%) Information Security
1 10 (76.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (53.85%) CISM
2 7 (53.85%) Security Management
3 6 (46.15%) Management Information System
3 6 (46.15%) CISA
3 6 (46.15%) MS Office
4 4 (30.77%) ISO 9001
4 4 (30.77%) Information Security Management
4 4 (30.77%) ISMS
5 3 (23.08%) PCI DSS
5 3 (23.08%) Business Continuity Planning
5 3 (23.08%) Degree
5 3 (23.08%) COBIT
5 3 (23.08%) Business Continuity
5 3 (23.08%) Aerospace
5 3 (23.08%) Automotive
5 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
5 3 (23.08%) ITIL
5 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
5 3 (23.08%) ISO 14001
5 3 (23.08%) GAP Analysis
5 3 (23.08%) Project Management
5 3 (23.08%) TickIT
6 2 (15.38%) CISSP
6 2 (15.38%) Law
7 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (7.69%) Incident Management

IRCA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, 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 6 (46.15%) MS Office
2 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
General
1 3 (23.08%) Aerospace
1 3 (23.08%) Automotive
2 2 (15.38%) Law
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Information Security Officer
1 4 (30.77%) Security Officer
2 3 (23.08%) IT Security Auditor
2 3 (23.08%) Head of Security
2 3 (23.08%) Head of Information Security
2 3 (23.08%) IT Auditor
2 3 (23.08%) Auditor
Miscellaneous
1 6 (46.15%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (76.92%) Information Security
2 7 (53.85%) Security Management
3 4 (30.77%) Information Security Management
3 4 (30.77%) ISMS
4 3 (23.08%) Business Continuity Planning
4 3 (23.08%) Business Continuity
4 3 (23.08%) ITIL
4 3 (23.08%) Project Management
4 3 (23.08%) GAP Analysis
5 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (7.69%) Incident Management
Qualifications
1 7 (53.85%) CISM
2 6 (46.15%) CISA
3 3 (23.08%) Degree
4 2 (15.38%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (76.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (30.77%) ISO 9001
3 3 (23.08%) TickIT
3 3 (23.08%) ISO 14001
3 3 (23.08%) COBIT
3 3 (23.08%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft