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 22 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
BS 7799
UK
Rank 846 942 936
Rank change year-on-year
+96 -6
Permanent jobs citing BS7799 7 5 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.008% 0.005% 0.012%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.075% 0.041% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 5 5 7
Median salary £85,000 £48,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+75.25% -11.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £83,500 £42,500 £38,400
10% offered a salary of more than £87,500 £73,000 £90,000
UK excluding London median salary £87,500 £42,500 £41,750
% change year-on-year
+105.88% +1.79%

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
9299 12217 11829
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 11.20% 12.17% 11.29%
Number of salaries quoted 7413 9710 9280
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +8.43%

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 4 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 22 January 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 +92 7 £85,000 +75.25%
West Midlands - 4 £87,500 -
Coventry - 4 £87,500 -
London +62 3 £85,000 +21.42%

BS7799
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 January 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 17 (100.00%) Information Security
2 13 (76.47%) CISSP
2 13 (76.47%) CISA
3 11 (64.71%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (52.94%) Finance
4 9 (52.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 8 (47.06%) COBIT
5 8 (47.06%) Risk Analysis
5 8 (47.06%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 6 (35.29%) People Management
7 5 (29.41%) Identity Access Management
7 5 (29.41%) CLAS
7 5 (29.41%) Cybersecurity
7 5 (29.41%) Security Architecture
7 5 (29.41%) Incident Management
7 5 (29.41%) Risk Management
7 5 (29.41%) CESG
7 5 (29.41%) CESG CLAS
8 4 (23.53%) Enterprise Architecture
8 4 (23.53%) Data Protection
9 3 (17.65%) SolarWinds
9 3 (17.65%) Budget Control
9 3 (17.65%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (17.65%) Statistics
9 3 (17.65%) Requirements Analysis
9 3 (17.65%) Degree
9 3 (17.65%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
9 3 (17.65%) Structured Cabling
9 3 (17.65%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (17.65%) Infrastructure 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:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) LAN
1 3 (17.65%) Structured Cabling
1 3 (17.65%) WAN
1 3 (17.65%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (5.88%) Firewall
General
1 9 (52.94%) Finance
2 3 (17.65%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Head of Security
2 5 (29.41%) Head of Infrastructure
3 3 (17.65%) Head of Information
3 3 (17.65%) Head of Information Security
4 2 (11.76%) Architect
4 2 (11.76%) Head of Digital
4 2 (11.76%) Head of IT
4 2 (11.76%) Head of IT Security
4 2 (11.76%) Security Architect
4 2 (11.76%) Security Technical Architect
4 2 (11.76%) Technical Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Information Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Information Security Manager
5 1 (5.88%) IT Manager
5 1 (5.88%) IT Security Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Security Manager
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) CESG
1 5 (29.41%) CESG CLAS
2 3 (17.65%) Data Centre
2 3 (17.65%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (17.65%) Management Information System
2 3 (17.65%) Statistics
2 3 (17.65%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (100.00%) Information Security
2 11 (64.71%) Stakeholder Management
3 8 (47.06%) Risk Analysis
4 6 (35.29%) People Management
5 5 (29.41%) Cybersecurity
5 5 (29.41%) Identity Access Management
5 5 (29.41%) Incident Management
5 5 (29.41%) Risk Management
5 5 (29.41%) Security Architecture
6 4 (23.53%) Data Protection
6 4 (23.53%) Enterprise Architecture
7 3 (17.65%) Budget Control
7 3 (17.65%) Business Continuity
7 3 (17.65%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (17.65%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
7 3 (17.65%) ITIL
7 3 (17.65%) Project Management
7 3 (17.65%) Requirements Analysis
7 3 (17.65%) Service Delivery
7 3 (17.65%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 13 (76.47%) CISA
1 13 (76.47%) CISSP
2 5 (29.41%) CLAS
3 3 (17.65%) CISM
3 3 (17.65%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (52.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (47.06%) COBIT
2 8 (47.06%) ISO/IEC 17799
3 3 (17.65%) SLA
Systems Management
1 3 (17.65%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 3 (17.65%) Cisco
1 3 (17.65%) SolarWinds