Period
to 21 April 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for MBCS qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 21 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Member of the British Computer Society (MBCS)
UK
6 months to
21 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1199 1156 1266
Rank change year-on-year -43 +110 +40
Permanent jobs citing MBCS 4 18 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.002% 0.011% 0.018%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.010% 0.042% 0.065%
Number of salaries quoted 3 9 28
UK median annual salary £67,500 £57,604 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.18% +4.73% -35.29%
10th Percentile £63,750 £46,600 £38,750
90th Percentile £71,250 £62,239 £88,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £67,500 £48,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +39.18% -11.82% +57.14%

MBCS is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
UK
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 41,666 43,168 56,959
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 23.47% 25.20% 27.86%
Number of salaries quoted 31,865 34,011 45,711
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £76,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,000 £42,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% -1.18% +6.25%

MBCS
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for MBCS in the UK

MBCS
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for MBCS in the UK

MBCS
Top 4 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MBCS within the UK over the 6 months to 21 April 2018. 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 -28 4 £67,500 +17.18% 1
South East -4 3 £67,500 -
UK excluding London -36 3 £67,500 +39.18% 1
London -28 1 - - 1

For the 6 months to 21 April 2018, IT jobs citing MBCS 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 MBCS.

1 3 (75.00%) MCSE
1 3 (75.00%) LAN
1 3 (75.00%) WAN
1 3 (75.00%) VPN
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (75.00%) Business Continuity
1 3 (75.00%) Information Security
1 3 (75.00%) Ethical Hacking
1 3 (75.00%) CEH
1 3 (75.00%) Penetration Testing
1 3 (75.00%) Capita
1 3 (75.00%) Firewall
1 3 (75.00%) Management Information System
1 3 (75.00%) Wireless
1 3 (75.00%) Wireless Security
1 3 (75.00%) Data Protection
1 3 (75.00%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (75.00%) Cybersecurity
1 3 (75.00%) RHCSA
1 3 (75.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
1 3 (75.00%) Security Hardening
1 3 (75.00%) 802.1X
1 3 (75.00%) Information Architecture
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL V3
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 8
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 10
2 1 (25.00%) Self-Awareness
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (25.00%) Legal

MBCS
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:

Cloud Services
1 3 (75.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) Firewall
1 3 (75.00%) LAN
1 3 (75.00%) VPN
1 3 (75.00%) WAN
1 3 (75.00%) Wireless
1 3 (75.00%) Wireless Security
General
1 1 (25.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Security Manager
1 3 (75.00%) Systems Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
1 3 (75.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Windows 10
1 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (25.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Business Continuity
1 3 (75.00%) Cybersecurity
1 3 (75.00%) Data Protection
1 3 (75.00%) Ethical Hacking
1 3 (75.00%) Information Architecture
1 3 (75.00%) Information Security
1 3 (75.00%) Penetration Testing
1 3 (75.00%) Security Hardening
2 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL V3
2 1 (25.00%) Self-Awareness
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) CEH
1 3 (75.00%) MCSE
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (75.00%) RHCSA
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Capita
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco