The table below looks at the statistics for BS7799 skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited BS7799 over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
BS 7799
Rank 262 238 247
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +9
Permanent jobs citing BS7799 1 4 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.013% 0.059% 0.070%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.13% 0.84% 0.80%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 5
Average salary £56,000 £50,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.00% +33.33%
UK excluding London average salary £29,000 £45,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-35.55% -18.18%
BS7799
England

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 North West region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
743 477 624
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 9.87% 7.03% 8.78%
Number of salaries quoted 617 358 536
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £24,650 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%

BS7799
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

BS7799 Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

BS7799
Salary Trend in the North West

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

BS7799 Salary Trend in the North West

BS7799
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing BS7799 within the North West region over the 3 months to 24 October 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
Manchester - 1 £56,000 -
BS7799
England

BS7799
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) Internet
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (50.00%) Wireless
2 1 (50.00%) Legal
2 1 (50.00%) VMware ESX
2 1 (50.00%) Asset Management
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (50.00%) SCOM
2 1 (50.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) SpamAssassin
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 8

BS7799
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
1 1 (50.00%) Internet
1 1 (50.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (50.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Manager
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 8
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (50.00%) Asset Management
1 1 (50.00%) Data Protection
1 1 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) VMware ESX
1 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (50.00%) SpamAssassin
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft