The table below looks at the statistics for BS7799 skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited BS7799 over the 3 months to 27 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
BS 7799
UK
Rank 862 946 950
Rank change year-on-year
+84 +4
Permanent jobs citing BS7799 1 7 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.001% 0.007% 0.013%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.010% 0.052% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 1 7 10
Median salary £87,500 £47,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+84.21% -17.39%
UK excluding London median salary £87,500 £46,250 £57,500
% change year-on-year
+89.18% -19.56%

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
10252 13412 13341
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 12.15% 13.30% 12.48%
Number of salaries quoted 8154 10585 10259
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +9.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £73,000 £71,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,792 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.01% +3.52%

BS7799
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing BS7799 as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Top 3 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing BS7799 within the UK over the 3 months to 27 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +81 1 £87,500 +84.21%
Coventry - 1 £87,500 -
West Midlands - 1 £87,500 -

BS7799
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, IT jobs citing BS7799 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for BS7799.

1 11 (100.00%) CISSP
1 11 (100.00%) CISA
1 11 (100.00%) Information Security
2 8 (72.73%) Finance
3 7 (63.64%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (54.55%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 6 (54.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (54.55%) COBIT
4 6 (54.55%) Risk Analysis
5 5 (45.45%) Security Architecture
5 5 (45.45%) Cybersecurity
5 5 (45.45%) People Management
5 5 (45.45%) Identity Access Management
5 5 (45.45%) Risk Management
5 5 (45.45%) CESG
5 5 (45.45%) CESG CLAS
5 5 (45.45%) CLAS
6 4 (36.36%) Enterprise Architecture
7 3 (27.27%) Data Protection
7 3 (27.27%) Budget Control
8 2 (18.18%) Vulnerability Management
8 2 (18.18%) Security Testing
8 2 (18.18%) Incident Management
8 2 (18.18%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 2 (18.18%) Risk Assessment
8 2 (18.18%) Matrix Organization
9 1 (9.09%) CISM
9 1 (9.09%) Security Management
9 1 (9.09%) Strategic Planning
9 1 (9.09%) Line Management

BS7799
Top Related 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:

General
1 8 (72.73%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Head of Security
2 2 (18.18%) Architect
2 2 (18.18%) Head of Digital
2 2 (18.18%) Head of Information
2 2 (18.18%) Head of Information Security
2 2 (18.18%) Head of Infrastructure
2 2 (18.18%) Security Architect
2 2 (18.18%) Security Technical Architect
2 2 (18.18%) Technical Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Head of IT
3 1 (9.09%) Head of IT Security
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) CESG
1 5 (45.45%) CESG CLAS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) Information Security
2 7 (63.64%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (54.55%) Risk Analysis
4 5 (45.45%) Cybersecurity
4 5 (45.45%) Identity Access Management
4 5 (45.45%) People Management
4 5 (45.45%) Risk Management
4 5 (45.45%) Security Architecture
5 4 (36.36%) Enterprise Architecture
6 3 (27.27%) Budget Control
6 3 (27.27%) Data Protection
7 2 (18.18%) Incident Management
7 2 (18.18%) Matrix Organization
7 2 (18.18%) Risk Assessment
7 2 (18.18%) Security Testing
7 2 (18.18%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 2 (18.18%) Vulnerability Management
8 1 (9.09%) Line Management
8 1 (9.09%) Security Management
8 1 (9.09%) Strategic Planning
Qualifications
1 11 (100.00%) CISA
1 11 (100.00%) CISSP
2 5 (45.45%) CLAS
3 1 (9.09%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (54.55%) COBIT
1 6 (54.55%) ISO/IEC 17799
1 6 (54.55%) ISO/IEC 27001