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 1 October 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
BS 7799
Rank 884 957 959
Rank change year-on-year
+73 +2
Permanent jobs citing BS7799 6 6 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.006% 0.006% 0.018%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.052% 0.048% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 2 6 12
Median salary £63,187 £80,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-21.01% +166.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,736 £35,750 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,637 £100,000 £57,350
UK excluding London median salary £63,187 £35,750 £29,000
% change year-on-year
+76.74% +23.27%

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
11430 12593 13011
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 12.16% 11.58% 11.40%
Number of salaries quoted 9002 10057 10072
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%

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
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing BS7799 over the 3 months to 1 October 2016 within the UK.

BS7799 Salary Histogram in the UK

BS7799
Top 13 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 1 October 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +56 6 £63,187 -21.01% 3
New Quay - 3 - -
Ceredigion - 3 - -
Wales - 3 - -
Newquay - 3 - -
Cornwall - 3 - -
Mid Wales - 3 - -
South West - 3 - -
West Midlands - 2 £85,000 -
Coventry - 2 £85,000 -
North East - 1 £41,373 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £41,373 -
Tyne and Wear - 1 £41,373 -

BS7799
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 October 2016, 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 9 (75.00%) Information Security
2 8 (66.67%) ITIL
3 7 (58.33%) Project Management
4 6 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 4 (33.33%) Finance
5 4 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (33.33%) Line Management
6 3 (25.00%) Mentoring
6 3 (25.00%) Coaching
6 3 (25.00%) User Experience
6 3 (25.00%) Data Centre
6 3 (25.00%) Structured Cabling
6 3 (25.00%) Business Continuity
6 3 (25.00%) SolarWinds
6 3 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (25.00%) Infrastructure Management
6 3 (25.00%) SLA
6 3 (25.00%) Cisco
6 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
6 3 (25.00%) Cisco Prime
6 3 (25.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (25.00%) LAN
6 3 (25.00%) WAN
6 3 (25.00%) Service Management
6 3 (25.00%) Service Delivery
6 3 (25.00%) ITSM
6 3 (25.00%) Security Management
6 3 (25.00%) Management Information System

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 (25.00%) LAN
1 3 (25.00%) Structured Cabling
1 3 (25.00%) WAN
1 3 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (8.33%) Firewall
General
1 4 (33.33%) Finance
2 3 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Head of Infrastructure
2 2 (16.67%) Administrator
2 2 (16.67%) Head of Security
2 2 (16.67%) Information Manager
2 2 (16.67%) IT Administrator
2 2 (16.67%) Service Desk Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Service Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Governance Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Head of Information
3 1 (8.33%) Head of Information Security
3 1 (8.33%) Head of IT
3 1 (8.33%) Head of IT Security
3 1 (8.33%) Information Governance Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Information Security Manager
3 1 (8.33%) IT Manager
3 1 (8.33%) IT Security Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Procurement Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Security Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Data Centre
1 3 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
1 3 (25.00%) Management Information System
1 3 (25.00%) Statistics
1 3 (25.00%) User Experience
2 1 (8.33%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (8.33%) Freedom of Information
2 1 (8.33%) Freedom of Information Act
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) Information Security
2 8 (66.67%) ITIL
3 7 (58.33%) Project Management
4 4 (33.33%) Line Management
4 4 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (25.00%) Business Continuity
5 3 (25.00%) Coaching
5 3 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (25.00%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
5 3 (25.00%) Incident Management
5 3 (25.00%) Infrastructure Management
5 3 (25.00%) ITSM
5 3 (25.00%) Mentoring
5 3 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis
5 3 (25.00%) Security Management
5 3 (25.00%) Service Delivery
5 3 (25.00%) Service Management
6 2 (16.67%) Asset Management
6 2 (16.67%) Data Protection
6 2 (16.67%) Risk Analysis
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) Degree
2 2 (16.67%) CISA
2 2 (16.67%) CISM
2 2 (16.67%) CISSP
2 2 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 17799
3 3 (25.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (25.00%) SLA
4 2 (16.67%) COBIT
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Cisco
1 3 (25.00%) SolarWinds
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