The table below looks at the statistics for BS7799 skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited BS7799 over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
BS 7799
Rank 853 829 842
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +13
Permanent jobs citing BS7799 19 24 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.018% 0.024% 0.036%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.17% 0.24% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 11 20 36
Average salary £30,000 £47,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-36.84% -13.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £29,000 £35,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £75,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £29,000 £47,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-38.94% -13.63%
BS7799
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Quality Assurance & Compliance category in permanent jobs advertised in the England region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
11358 10170 11652
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 10.62% 10.19% 10.66%
Number of salaries quoted 8845 8066 9655
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £27,826
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,300
% change year-on-year
- -0.74%

BS7799
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing BS7799 across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

BS7799 Jobs Demand Trend in England

BS7799
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing BS7799 across the England region.

BS7799 Salary Trend in England

BS7799
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing BS7799 across the England region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

BS7799 Salary Histogram in England

BS7799
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing BS7799 within the England region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London - 10 £51,250 -
South East -19 6 £29,000 -47.27%
North West -21 2 £42,250 -15.50%
Yorkshire -35 1 £33,000 -
BS7799
UK

BS7799
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the England region citing BS7799 also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited BS7799.

1 21 (58.33%) Information Security
2 18 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 13 (36.11%) Active Directory
3 13 (36.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 13 (36.11%) PCI DSS
4 12 (33.33%) Finance
5 11 (30.56%) VMware
5 11 (30.56%) Windows
6 10 (27.78%) Disaster Recovery
6 10 (27.78%) Business Continuity
6 10 (27.78%) Data Protection
7 9 (25.00%) Legal
7 9 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
7 9 (25.00%) Data Protection Act
7 9 (25.00%) MS Exchange
7 9 (25.00%) LAN
7 9 (25.00%) WAN
7 9 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 17799
8 8 (22.22%) Project Management
8 8 (22.22%) E-Commerce
8 8 (22.22%) Microsoft
8 8 (22.22%) SCOM
8 8 (22.22%) Intrusion Detection
8 8 (22.22%) Marketing
8 8 (22.22%) Line Management
9 7 (19.44%) VMware Infrastructure
9 7 (19.44%) Exchange Server 2010
9 7 (19.44%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 7 (19.44%) Management Information System
9 7 (19.44%) UNIX

BS7799
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the England region citing BS7799 also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited BS7799. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 7 (19.44%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (5.56%) Lync
4 2 (5.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (2.78%) WebLogic
5 1 (2.78%) Apache
5 1 (2.78%) Tomcat
5 1 (2.78%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.78%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 9 (25.00%) LAN
1 9 (25.00%) WAN
2 8 (22.22%) Intrusion Detection
3 6 (16.67%) Firewall
3 6 (16.67%) DNS
4 4 (11.11%) SAN
4 4 (11.11%) Internet
4 4 (11.11%) LDAP
5 3 (8.33%) SSL
5 3 (8.33%) TCP/IP
6 2 (5.56%) VPN
6 2 (5.56%) DHCP
6 2 (5.56%) IPsec
6 2 (5.56%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 2 (5.56%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 1 (2.78%) Network Security
7 1 (2.78%) NetScaler
7 1 (2.78%) Wireless
7 1 (2.78%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (19.44%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.56%) MySQL
3 1 (2.78%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.78%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Subversion
General
1 12 (33.33%) Finance
2 9 (25.00%) Legal
3 8 (22.22%) Marketing
4 1 (2.78%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 11 (30.56%) Analyst
2 5 (13.89%) Support Engineer
2 5 (13.89%) Information Analyst
2 5 (13.89%) Security Analyst
2 5 (13.89%) Information Security Analyst
3 3 (8.33%) Administrator
3 3 (8.33%) Security Manager
3 3 (8.33%) Platform Engineer
4 2 (5.56%) Support Analyst
4 2 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (5.56%) IT Security Manager
4 2 (5.56%) Consultant
4 2 (5.56%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (2.78%) Network Engineer
5 1 (2.78%) Server Support
5 1 (2.78%) Security Consultant
5 1 (2.78%) Senior Consultant
5 1 (2.78%) Server Engineer
5 1 (2.78%) IT Administrator
5 1 (2.78%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.78%) J2EE
1 1 (2.78%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 9 (25.00%) Data Protection Act
2 7 (19.44%) Management Information System
3 5 (13.89%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.56%) Statistics
4 2 (5.56%) Blackberry
5 1 (2.78%) Firmware
5 1 (2.78%) Clustering
5 1 (2.78%) PKI
5 1 (2.78%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 11 (30.56%) Windows
2 7 (19.44%) UNIX
3 6 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (11.11%) Linux
5 2 (5.56%) AIX
6 1 (2.78%) HPUX
6 1 (2.78%) Solaris
6 1 (2.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (2.78%) Windows 7
6 1 (2.78%) Windows 8
6 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (58.33%) Information Security
2 10 (27.78%) Business Continuity
2 10 (27.78%) Disaster Recovery
2 10 (27.78%) Data Protection
3 9 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
4 8 (22.22%) E-Commerce
4 8 (22.22%) Project Management
4 8 (22.22%) Line Management
5 7 (19.44%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 6 (16.67%) SIEM
7 5 (13.89%) Security Architecture
7 5 (13.89%) QMS
7 5 (13.89%) Kalman Filter
8 4 (11.11%) Identity Management
9 3 (8.33%) Asset Management
10 2 (5.56%) Risk Assessment
10 2 (5.56%) Risk Management
10 2 (5.56%) ITIL
10 2 (5.56%) MOF
10 2 (5.56%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.56%) C
2 1 (2.78%) SQL
2 1 (2.78%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (16.67%) CISSP
1 6 (16.67%) CISM
2 5 (13.89%) Degree
3 4 (11.11%) CISA
3 4 (11.11%) CRISC
4 3 (8.33%) SC Cleared
4 3 (8.33%) Security Cleared
4 3 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (5.56%) MCTS
6 1 (2.78%) SSCP
6 1 (2.78%) CEH
6 1 (2.78%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (2.78%) HND
6 1 (2.78%) MCSE
6 1 (2.78%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (36.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 13 (36.11%) PCI DSS
3 9 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 2 (5.56%) ISO 9000
4 2 (5.56%) ISO 9001
4 2 (5.56%) QA
5 1 (2.78%) HMG Infosec
System Software
1 13 (36.11%) Active Directory
2 7 (19.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (16.67%) Hyper-V
4 3 (8.33%) SpamAssassin
5 2 (5.56%) vSphere
6 1 (2.78%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 8 (22.22%) SCOM
2 5 (13.89%) SCCM
3 4 (11.11%) FortiGate
3 4 (11.11%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (5.56%) WSUS
Vendors
1 11 (30.56%) VMware
2 8 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 6 (16.67%) Cisco
3 6 (16.67%) McAfee
3 6 (16.67%) Tripwire
4 5 (13.89%) HP
4 5 (13.89%) Citrix
5 4 (11.11%) Websense
5 4 (11.11%) TippingPoint
5 4 (11.11%) Symantec
6 2 (5.56%) F5
7 1 (2.78%) Brocade
7 1 (2.78%) JBoss
7 1 (2.78%) CA
7 1 (2.78%) Red Hat