Period
to 22 October 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for BS25999 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited BS25999 over the 6 months to 22 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

BS 25999
UK
6 months to
22 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1157 1227 1266
Rank change year-on-year +70 +39 +9
Permanent jobs citing BS25999 27 20 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.015% 0.011% 0.017%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.12% 0.081% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 23 18 30
UK median annual salary £32,000 £67,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -52.59% +12.50% -
10th Percentile £19,000 £54,425 £40,025
90th Percentile £87,500 £76,250 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £25,500 £72,500 £49,111
% change year-on-year -64.83% +47.62% +3.39%

BS25999 is in the Quality Assurance and Compliance category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 21860 24826 27908
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.54% 13.09% 12.76%
Number of salaries quoted 16227 19621 22039
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

BS25999
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing BS25999 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for BS25999 in the UK

BS25999
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing BS25999.

Salary trend for BS25999 in the UK

BS25999
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing BS25999 over the 6 months to 22 October 2017.

Salary histogram for BS25999 in the UK

BS25999
Top 6 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing BS25999 within the UK over the 6 months to 22 October 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +56 25 £32,000 -52.59% 1
UK excluding London +51 17 £25,500 -64.83% 1
West Midlands - 9 £25,500 -
Midlands - 9 £25,500 -
South East +56 8 £32,000 -55.86%
London +13 8 £85,000 +30.77%

For the 6 months to 22 October 2017, IT jobs citing BS25999 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for BS25999.

1 26 (96.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 17 (62.96%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 16 (59.26%) Retail
3 16 (59.26%) Microsoft
4 12 (44.44%) Firewall
4 12 (44.44%) Driving Licence
5 11 (40.74%) VMware Infrastructure
5 11 (40.74%) Hyper-V
5 11 (40.74%) EqualLogic
5 11 (40.74%) Enterprise Storage
5 11 (40.74%) VMware
5 11 (40.74%) Information Security
5 11 (40.74%) Active Directory
5 11 (40.74%) Windows
5 11 (40.74%) MS Exchange
5 11 (40.74%) Dell
5 11 (40.74%) Citrix
5 11 (40.74%) NetApp
6 8 (29.63%) Disaster Recovery
7 7 (25.93%) CISSP
7 7 (25.93%) Security Architecture
8 6 (22.22%) Degree
8 6 (22.22%) Business Continuity
9 5 (18.52%) Risk Management
9 5 (18.52%) ITIL
9 5 (18.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 5 (18.52%) CISA
9 5 (18.52%) PCI DSS
10 4 (14.81%) Presales
10 4 (14.81%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)

BS25999
Co-occurring IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 11 (40.74%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (3.70%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 12 (44.44%) Firewall
2 2 (7.41%) Network Security
General
1 16 (59.26%) Retail
2 3 (11.11%) Advertising
2 3 (11.11%) Finance
2 3 (11.11%) Games
3 1 (3.70%) Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (59.26%) Analyst
2 11 (40.74%) Service Analyst
2 11 (40.74%) Service Desk Analyst
2 11 (40.74%) Support Analyst
3 10 (37.04%) IT Analyst
4 6 (22.22%) Consultant
4 6 (22.22%) Service Desk Specialist
4 6 (22.22%) Service Desk Support
4 6 (22.22%) Service Desk Support Analyst
4 6 (22.22%) Support Specialist
5 5 (18.52%) Development Analyst
5 5 (18.52%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 5 (18.52%) Infrastructure Support
5 5 (18.52%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 5 (18.52%) IT Support
5 5 (18.52%) IT Support Analyst
5 5 (18.52%) Technical Analyst
5 5 (18.52%) Technical Infrastructure Analyst
5 5 (18.52%) Technical Support
5 5 (18.52%) Technical Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 12 (44.44%) Driving Licence
2 11 (40.74%) Enterprise Storage
3 4 (14.81%) Management Information System
4 2 (7.41%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 11 (40.74%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (40.74%) Information Security
2 8 (29.63%) Disaster Recovery
3 7 (25.93%) Security Architecture
4 6 (22.22%) Business Continuity
5 5 (18.52%) ITIL
5 5 (18.52%) Risk Management
6 4 (14.81%) Information Security Management
6 4 (14.81%) Presales
6 4 (14.81%) Project Management
6 4 (14.81%) Security Management
7 3 (11.11%) Cybersecurity
7 3 (11.11%) Internal Audit
7 3 (11.11%) OWASP
7 3 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (11.11%) Strategic Planning
7 3 (11.11%) Vulnerability Management
8 2 (7.41%) Analytics
8 2 (7.41%) BCP
8 2 (7.41%) Compliance Audit
8 2 (7.41%) Enterprise Architecture
Qualifications
1 7 (25.93%) CISSP
2 6 (22.22%) Degree
3 5 (18.52%) CISA
4 4 (14.81%) CISM
5 2 (7.41%) CCNA
5 2 (7.41%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (7.41%) GIAC
5 2 (7.41%) SSCP
6 1 (3.70%) CREST Certified
6 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
6 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
6 1 (3.70%) Tigerscheme
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (96.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 17 (62.96%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 5 (18.52%) PCI DSS
3 5 (18.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 4 (14.81%) COBIT
4 4 (14.81%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 3 (11.11%) COSO
5 3 (11.11%) ISO 31000
5 3 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27005
6 1 (3.70%) GDPR
6 1 (3.70%) HIPAA
6 1 (3.70%) ISO 22301
6 1 (3.70%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 11 (40.74%) Active Directory
1 11 (40.74%) Hyper-V
1 11 (40.74%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 16 (59.26%) Microsoft
2 11 (40.74%) Citrix
2 11 (40.74%) Dell
2 11 (40.74%) EqualLogic
2 11 (40.74%) NetApp
2 11 (40.74%) VMware
3 1 (3.70%) SunGard