The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for IRCA qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 22 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
International Register of Certificated Auditors (IRCA)
UK
Rank 861 940 -
Rank change year-on-year +79 -  
Permanent jobs citing IRCA 4 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.005% 0.001% -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.019% 0.004% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 0
Median salary £60,000 £70,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.28% -  
UK excluding London median salary £62,500 £70,000 -
% change year-on-year -10.71% -  

IRCA is in the academic qualifications and professional certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies.

Academic & Professional Certification
UK
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 20804 28457 28919
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 24.80% 27.81% 27.52%
Number of salaries quoted 16398 22800 22703
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £68,500 £71,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

IRCA
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing IRCA as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for IRCA in the UK

IRCA
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for IRCA in the UK

IRCA
Top 5 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IRCA within the UK over the 3 months to 22 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +111 4 £60,000 -14.28% 2
London - 3 £60,000 - 1
Leamington Spa - 1 £62,500 -
Warwickshire - 1 £62,500 -
West Midlands - 1 £62,500 - 1

IRCA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 March 2017, IT jobs citing IRCA 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 IRCA.

1 3 (50.00%) C
1 3 (50.00%) C#
1 3 (50.00%) C++
1 3 (50.00%) Java
1 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
1 3 (50.00%) VB.NET
1 3 (50.00%) .NET
1 3 (50.00%) Web Services
1 3 (50.00%) Client/Server
1 3 (50.00%) CISSP
1 3 (50.00%) CISA
1 3 (50.00%) CISM
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
1 3 (50.00%) Information Security
1 3 (50.00%) Internet
1 3 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (50.00%) Web Development
1 3 (50.00%) Scala
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (50.00%) SaaS
1 3 (50.00%) NoSQL
1 3 (50.00%) Node.js
1 3 (50.00%) REST
1 3 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
1 3 (50.00%) Akka
1 3 (50.00%) Internet of Things
1 3 (50.00%) Serverless Framework
1 3 (50.00%) Lambda Expressions

IRCA
Top Related 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:

Cloud Services
1 3 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (50.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) Internet
2 2 (33.33%) Firewall
2 2 (33.33%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) NoSQL
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Cloud Developer
1 3 (50.00%) Developer
1 3 (50.00%) Software Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Head of Security
3 1 (16.67%) Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Head of Compliance
3 1 (16.67%) Head of Information
3 1 (16.67%) Head of Information Security
3 1 (16.67%) Information Security Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) .NET
1 3 (50.00%) Akka
1 3 (50.00%) Lambda Expressions
1 3 (50.00%) Node.js
1 3 (50.00%) REST
1 3 (50.00%) Serverless Framework
1 3 (50.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Client/Server
1 3 (50.00%) Internet of Things
2 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (16.67%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
1 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 1 (16.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
1 3 (50.00%) Information Security
1 3 (50.00%) Web Development
2 2 (33.33%) QMS
2 2 (33.33%) SIEM
3 1 (16.67%) GAP Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Internal Audit
3 1 (16.67%) ISMS
3 1 (16.67%) OSINT
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) Security Architecture
3 1 (16.67%) Security Operations
3 1 (16.67%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) C
1 3 (50.00%) C#
1 3 (50.00%) C++
1 3 (50.00%) Java
1 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (50.00%) Scala
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
1 3 (50.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) CISA
1 3 (50.00%) CISM
1 3 (50.00%) CISSP
2 2 (33.33%) CEH
2 2 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (16.67%) CCNA
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (16.67%) CREST Certified
3 1 (16.67%) GSNA
3 1 (16.67%) MCITP
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (33.33%) ISO 14001
2 2 (33.33%) ISO 9001
3 1 (16.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft