The table below looks at the statistics for BS7799 skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited BS7799 over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
BS 7799
Rank 930 921 909
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -12
Permanent jobs citing BS7799 5 16 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.005% 0.015% 0.027%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.041% 0.14% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 5 10 17
Average salary £65,000 £57,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.04% +35.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £73,000 £90,000 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £57,500 £29,000
% change year-on-year
-26.08% +98.27%

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

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
12200 11759 11516
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 12.05% 11.05% 10.94%
Number of salaries quoted 9695 9176 8843
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.52% -

BS7799
Jobs Demand Trend

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

BS7799 Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

BS7799
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing BS7799 within the UK.

BS7799 Salary Trend in the UK

BS7799
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing BS7799 over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 within the UK.

BS7799 Salary Histogram in the UK

BS7799
Top 5 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing BS7799 within the UK over the 3 months to 11 February 2016. 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
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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
England +9 5 £65,000 +13.04%
London 0 3 £70,000 -3.44%
South East +13 2 £42,500 -26.08%
Fareham - 2 £42,500 -
Hampshire - 2 £42,500 -

BS7799
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs within the UK 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 6 (75.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 4 (50.00%) SLA
2 4 (50.00%) Incident Management
2 4 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (37.50%) DNS
3 3 (37.50%) Windows
3 3 (37.50%) DHCP
3 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
3 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 3 (37.50%) Project Management
3 3 (37.50%) VMware
3 3 (37.50%) Information Security
3 3 (37.50%) SAN
4 2 (25.00%) Sage
4 2 (25.00%) Blackberry
4 2 (25.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (25.00%) Configuration Management
4 2 (25.00%) MOF
4 2 (25.00%) CISA
4 2 (25.00%) Service Delivery
4 2 (25.00%) Change Management
4 2 (25.00%) Security Management
4 2 (25.00%) Finance
4 2 (25.00%) Degree
4 2 (25.00%) COBIT
4 2 (25.00%) WSUS
4 2 (25.00%) Problem Management
4 2 (25.00%) SCOM

BS7799
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs within the UK 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 (25.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 2 (25.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) DHCP
1 3 (37.50%) DNS
1 3 (37.50%) SAN
2 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
2 1 (12.50%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Back Office
2 1 (12.50%) Military
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Analyst
1 2 (25.00%) Information Manager
1 2 (25.00%) Information Security Manager
1 2 (25.00%) Problem Analyst
1 2 (25.00%) Security Manager
1 2 (25.00%) Team Leader
2 1 (12.50%) Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) CLAS Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) CLAS Security Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) SAN Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) Security Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Systems Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) Senior VMWare Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Windows Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Windows Systems Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) Service Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) Web Services
2 1 (12.50%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (25.00%) Blackberry
2 2 (25.00%) Client/Server
2 2 (25.00%) Fintech
2 2 (25.00%) Statistics
3 1 (12.50%) CESG
3 1 (12.50%) CESG CLAS
3 1 (12.50%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) Linux
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Incident Management
1 4 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 3 (37.50%) Information Security
2 3 (37.50%) Project Management
3 2 (25.00%) Capacity Management
3 2 (25.00%) Change Management
3 2 (25.00%) Coaching
3 2 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 2 (25.00%) IT Audit
3 2 (25.00%) ITIL
3 2 (25.00%) MOF
3 2 (25.00%) People Management
3 2 (25.00%) Performance Management
3 2 (25.00%) Problem Management
3 2 (25.00%) QMS
3 2 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
3 2 (25.00%) Security Management
3 2 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 2 (25.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) CISA
1 2 (25.00%) CISSP
1 2 (25.00%) CRISC
1 2 (25.00%) Degree
1 2 (25.00%) MCITP
1 2 (25.00%) MCSE
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (12.50%) CCNA
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (12.50%) CLAS
2 1 (12.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (75.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (50.00%) SLA
3 2 (25.00%) COBIT
3 2 (25.00%) ISO 9001
3 2 (25.00%) PCI DSS
3 2 (25.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (25.00%) vSphere
3 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) HP SIM
1 2 (25.00%) SCOM
1 2 (25.00%) vMotion
1 2 (25.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
1 3 (37.50%) VMware
2 2 (25.00%) Avaya
2 2 (25.00%) Cisco
2 2 (25.00%) HP
2 2 (25.00%) Nortel
2 2 (25.00%) Sage