Period
to 26 February 2021

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 26 February 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

BS 25999
UK
6 months to
26 Feb 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 786 997 1130
Rank change year-on-year +211 +133 +75
Permanent jobs citing BS25999 28 14 9
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.038% 0.011% 0.006%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.32% 0.091% 0.043%
Number of salaries quoted 6 3 4
Median annual salary £72,500 £32,500 £46,407
Median salary % change year-on-year +123.08% -29.97% +25.42%
10th Percentile £65,000 £31,250 £44,496
90th Percentile £76,250 £65,750 £47,160
UK excluding London median annual salary - £32,500 £46,407
% change year-on-year - -29.97% +25.42%

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 8,888 15,416 21,102
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 11.95% 12.52% 13.94%
Number of salaries quoted 6,428 12,050 15,661
Median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.00% -
10th Percentile £31,000 £28,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £83,750 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +3.45%

BS25999
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for BS25999 in the UK

BS25999
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing BS25999.

Salary trend for BS25999 in the UK

BS25999
Top 7 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 26 February 2021. 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 +224 25 - - 2
UK excluding London +176 19 - - 2
South East - 13 - - 1
London +179 6 - -
Midlands +54 6 - - 1
West Midlands +43 6 - - 1
Work from Home - 3 £72,500 -

For the 6 months to 26 February 2021, IT jobs citing BS25999 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads with a requirement for BS25999.

1 26 (92.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 25 (89.29%) GDPR
2 25 (89.29%) Microsoft
3 23 (82.14%) ISO 9001
3 23 (82.14%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 22 (78.57%) SLA
5 17 (60.71%) ITIL
6 16 (57.14%) Digital Economy
7 14 (50.00%) Service Delivery Management
7 14 (50.00%) Incident Management
7 14 (50.00%) Service Management
7 14 (50.00%) Service Delivery
8 11 (39.29%) CRM
9 10 (35.71%) Games
10 9 (32.14%) ITIL Certification
10 9 (32.14%) Capacity Management
10 9 (32.14%) Business Development
10 9 (32.14%) Operations Management
10 9 (32.14%) People Management
10 9 (32.14%) Private Cloud
10 9 (32.14%) Data Centre
11 8 (28.57%) Coaching
11 8 (28.57%) Problem-Solving
11 8 (28.57%) Due Diligence
12 6 (21.43%) Conflict Resolution
12 6 (21.43%) Commercial Awareness
12 6 (21.43%) Service Continuity Management
12 6 (21.43%) Windows 10
12 6 (21.43%) Presales
12 6 (21.43%) Windows Server

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 2 (7.14%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 3 (10.71%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (7.14%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 6 (21.43%) Azure
1 6 (21.43%) Microsoft 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.14%) ZAP BI
General
1 16 (57.14%) Digital Economy
2 10 (35.71%) Games
3 6 (21.43%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (32.14%) Data Centre Manager
1 9 (32.14%) Data Manager
2 6 (21.43%) Account Manager
2 6 (21.43%) Technical Account Manager
2 6 (21.43%) Technical Manager
3 5 (17.86%) Service Desk Manager
3 5 (17.86%) Service Manager
4 3 (10.71%) Consultant
4 3 (10.71%) PCI DSS Consultant
4 3 (10.71%) Security Consultant
4 3 (10.71%) Senior Consultant
4 3 (10.71%) Senior Security Consultant
5 2 (7.14%) Applications Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Applications Support
5 2 (7.14%) Data Centre Operations Manager
5 2 (7.14%) Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Operations Manager
Miscellaneous
1 9 (32.14%) Data Centre
1 9 (32.14%) Private Cloud
2 3 (10.71%) Driving Licence
3 2 (7.14%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (21.43%) Windows
1 6 (21.43%) Windows 10
1 6 (21.43%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (60.71%) ITIL
2 14 (50.00%) Incident Management
2 14 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 14 (50.00%) Service Delivery Management
2 14 (50.00%) Service Management
3 11 (39.29%) CRM
4 9 (32.14%) Business Development
4 9 (32.14%) Capacity Management
4 9 (32.14%) Operations Management
4 9 (32.14%) People Management
5 8 (28.57%) Coaching
5 8 (28.57%) Due Diligence
5 8 (28.57%) Problem-Solving
6 6 (21.43%) Commercial Awareness
6 6 (21.43%) Conflict Resolution
6 6 (21.43%) Disaster Recovery
6 6 (21.43%) Presales
6 6 (21.43%) Service Continuity Management
7 3 (10.71%) Information Security
7 3 (10.71%) Strategic Planning
Qualifications
1 9 (32.14%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (10.71%) CISA
2 3 (10.71%) CISM
2 3 (10.71%) CISSP
2 3 (10.71%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
2 3 (10.71%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (92.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 25 (89.29%) GDPR
3 23 (82.14%) ISO 9001
3 23 (82.14%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 22 (78.57%) SLA
5 3 (10.71%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (21.43%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 25 (89.29%) Microsoft
2 6 (21.43%) Cisco
2 6 (21.43%) Citrix
2 6 (21.43%) NetApp