Period
to 19 August 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 19 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

BS 25999
UK
6 months to
19 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1146 1247 1254
Rank change year-on-year +101 +7 +53
Permanent jobs citing BS25999 37 17 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.021% 0.009% 0.019%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.17% 0.065% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 33 15 38
UK median annual salary £32,000 £72,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -55.86% +20.83% +20.00%
10th Percentile £19,000 £55,000 £40,250
90th Percentile £93,500 £76,250 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £25,500 £72,500 £53,750
% change year-on-year -64.83% +34.88% +33.54%

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

Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 21586 26020 28106
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 12.20% 13.19% 12.93%
Number of salaries quoted 16162 20655 22074
UK median annual salary £48,500 £48,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.78% -
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,750 £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 19 August 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 19 August 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 +101 34 £32,000 -55.86% 2
UK excluding London +80 20 £25,500 -64.83% 2
London +40 14 £85,000 +25.93%
Midlands +42 12 £25,500 - 1
West Midlands +36 12 £25,500 - 1
South East +70 8 £32,000 -55.86%

For the 6 months to 19 August 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 34 (91.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 20 (54.05%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 19 (51.35%) Microsoft
4 18 (48.65%) Retail
5 17 (45.95%) Information Security
6 14 (37.84%) Firewall
6 14 (37.84%) Driving Licence
7 13 (35.14%) Active Directory
7 13 (35.14%) Citrix
7 13 (35.14%) MS Exchange
8 12 (32.43%) ITIL
8 12 (32.43%) Windows
8 12 (32.43%) NetApp
8 12 (32.43%) Dell
8 12 (32.43%) VMware
8 12 (32.43%) VMware Infrastructure
8 12 (32.43%) Hyper-V
8 12 (32.43%) EqualLogic
8 12 (32.43%) Enterprise Storage
9 11 (29.73%) Business Continuity
9 11 (29.73%) Disaster Recovery
9 11 (29.73%) CISSP
10 10 (27.03%) Risk Management
10 10 (27.03%) COBIT
11 9 (24.32%) Security Architecture
12 8 (21.62%) Degree
12 8 (21.62%) Finance
12 8 (21.62%) CISA
12 8 (21.62%) Project Management
13 7 (18.92%) CISM

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 13 (35.14%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (2.70%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.70%) IaaS
1 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (37.84%) Firewall
2 2 (5.41%) Network Security
3 1 (2.70%) NetScaler
General
1 18 (48.65%) Retail
2 8 (21.62%) Finance
3 6 (16.22%) Banking
4 4 (10.81%) Games
5 3 (8.11%) Advertising
6 1 (2.70%) Financial Institution
6 1 (2.70%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (48.65%) Analyst
2 13 (35.14%) Support Analyst
3 12 (32.43%) IT Analyst
4 11 (29.73%) Service Analyst
4 11 (29.73%) Service Desk Analyst
5 8 (21.62%) Consultant
6 7 (18.92%) IT Support
6 7 (18.92%) IT Support Analyst
6 7 (18.92%) Support Specialist
7 6 (16.22%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 6 (16.22%) Infrastructure Support
7 6 (16.22%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
7 6 (16.22%) IT Infrastructure Analyst
7 6 (16.22%) Service Desk Specialist
7 6 (16.22%) Service Desk Support
7 6 (16.22%) Service Desk Support Analyst
7 6 (16.22%) Technical Analyst
7 6 (16.22%) Technical Infrastructure Analyst
7 6 (16.22%) Technical Support
7 6 (16.22%) Technical Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 14 (37.84%) Driving Licence
2 12 (32.43%) Enterprise Storage
3 7 (18.92%) Management Information System
4 2 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.41%) Computer Science
4 2 (5.41%) Fintech
5 1 (2.70%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 12 (32.43%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (45.95%) Information Security
2 12 (32.43%) ITIL
3 11 (29.73%) Business Continuity
3 11 (29.73%) Disaster Recovery
4 10 (27.03%) Risk Management
5 9 (24.32%) Security Architecture
6 8 (21.62%) Project Management
7 6 (16.22%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (13.51%) IT Strategy
8 5 (13.51%) Presales
8 5 (13.51%) Strategic Planning
9 4 (10.81%) Information Security Management
9 4 (10.81%) Security Management
9 4 (10.81%) Vulnerability Management
10 3 (8.11%) Change Management
10 3 (8.11%) Cybersecurity
10 3 (8.11%) Internal Audit
10 3 (8.11%) OWASP
10 3 (8.11%) Risk Assessment
10 3 (8.11%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.41%) C
Qualifications
1 11 (29.73%) CISSP
2 8 (21.62%) CISA
2 8 (21.62%) Degree
3 7 (18.92%) CISM
4 2 (5.41%) CCNA
4 2 (5.41%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (5.41%) CREST Certified
4 2 (5.41%) GIAC
4 2 (5.41%) PgMP
4 2 (5.41%) PMI Certification
4 2 (5.41%) PMP
4 2 (5.41%) QiCA
4 2 (5.41%) SC Cleared
4 2 (5.41%) Security Cleared
4 2 (5.41%) SSCP
4 2 (5.41%) Tigerscheme
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (91.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 20 (54.05%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 10 (27.03%) COBIT
4 6 (16.22%) ISO 22301
4 6 (16.22%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 6 (16.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 5 (13.51%) PCI DSS
6 4 (10.81%) COSO
6 4 (10.81%) ISO 31000
6 4 (10.81%) ISO/IEC 27005
7 2 (5.41%) GDPR
7 2 (5.41%) HIPAA
8 1 (2.70%) ISO 9001
8 1 (2.70%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (35.14%) Active Directory
2 12 (32.43%) Hyper-V
2 12 (32.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (5.41%) XenApp
3 2 (5.41%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 19 (51.35%) Microsoft
2 13 (35.14%) Citrix
3 12 (32.43%) Dell
3 12 (32.43%) EqualLogic
3 12 (32.43%) NetApp
3 12 (32.43%) VMware
4 2 (5.41%) SunGard