The table below looks at the statistics for BS7799 skills in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited BS7799 over the 3 months to 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
BS 7799
Rank - 226 197
Permanent jobs citing BS7799 0 1 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West - 0.019% 0.36%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - 0.16% 2.99%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 20
Average salary - - £55,000
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 South West region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
534 614 668
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 8.59% 11.56% 12.05%
Number of salaries quoted 447 486 530
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% -8.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £60,000
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 South West

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

BS7799 Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

BS7799
Salary Trend in the South West

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

BS7799 Salary Trend in the South West

BS7799
Top 21 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT jobs across the South 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 1 (100.00%) Internet
1 1 (100.00%) Quality Management
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security Management
1 1 (100.00%) Security Management
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (100.00%) Electronics
1 1 (100.00%) Business Continuity
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security
1 1 (100.00%) PKI
1 1 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) HMG Infosec
1 1 (100.00%) ISMS
1 1 (100.00%) QMS
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Information Assurance
1 1 (100.00%) Security Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) Algorithms

BS7799
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT jobs across the South 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
General
1 1 (100.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Information Assurance Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) CLAS Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (100.00%) PKI
1 1 (100.00%) Algorithms
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Quality Management
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security Management
1 1 (100.00%) Security Management
1 1 (100.00%) Business Continuity
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) ISMS
1 1 (100.00%) QMS
1 1 (100.00%) Information Assurance
1 1 (100.00%) Security Architecture
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (100.00%) HMG Infosec