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

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
International Register of Certificated Auditors (IRCA)
Rank - 874 887
Permanent jobs citing IRCA 0 16 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK - 0.015% 0.003%
As % of the Qualifications category - 0.055% 0.010%
Number of salaries quoted 0 11 3
Average salary - £52,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +23.52%
UK excluding London average salary - £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
31908 29129 30429
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 29.90% 27.27% 28.13%
Number of salaries quoted 25373 22889 25038
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 £27,090 £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
Top 14 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 5 (71.43%) CISA
1 5 (71.43%) CISM
1 5 (71.43%) Information Security
1 5 (71.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (28.57%) QA
2 2 (28.57%) ISO 9001
2 2 (28.57%) Business Continuity Planning
2 2 (28.57%) Security Management
2 2 (28.57%) Business Continuity
3 1 (14.29%) HNC
3 1 (14.29%) HND
3 1 (14.29%) Quality Management
3 1 (14.29%) ISO 14001
3 1 (14.29%) QMS

IRCA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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.

Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Information Security Officer
1 5 (71.43%) Security Officer
2 1 (14.29%) Quality Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Information Security
2 2 (28.57%) Security Management
2 2 (28.57%) Business Continuity
2 2 (28.57%) Business Continuity Planning
3 1 (14.29%) Quality Management
3 1 (14.29%) QMS
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) CISA
1 5 (71.43%) CISM
2 1 (14.29%) HNC
2 1 (14.29%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (71.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (28.57%) QA
2 2 (28.57%) ISO 9001
3 1 (14.29%) ISO 14001