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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
BS 7799
Rank 888 895 849
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -46
Permanent jobs citing BS7799 16 14 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.015% 0.012% 0.027%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.14% 0.11% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 14 8 24
Average salary £65,000 £29,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+120.33% -34.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £28,850 £29,900
10% offered a salary of more than £94,000 £34,800 £68,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £29,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+35.59% -34.44%

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
11653 12190 10733
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 10.68% 10.69% 10.17%
Number of salaries quoted 9330 9387 8423
Average salary £45,862 £45,000 £47,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.91% -4.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £74,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 4 September 2015 within the UK.

BS7799 Salary Histogram in the UK

BS7799
Top 8 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 4 September 2015. 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 +11 16 £65,000 +120.33% 1
London +4 12 £80,000 - 1
South West - 3 £40,000 -
City of London - 3 £45,000 -
Swindon - 3 £40,000 -
Wiltshire - 3 £40,000 -
East Midlands - 1 £37,500 -
Northamptonshire - 1 £37,500 -

BS7799
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 20 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 16 (53.33%) Information Security
3 13 (43.33%) CISSP
4 10 (33.33%) PCI DSS
5 9 (30.00%) Business Continuity
5 9 (30.00%) Finance
6 8 (26.67%) Security Management
6 8 (26.67%) Project Management
7 7 (23.33%) CISA
8 6 (20.00%) Management Information System
8 6 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (16.67%) CRISC
9 5 (16.67%) Security Architecture
9 5 (16.67%) F5
9 5 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
9 5 (16.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 5 (16.67%) Windows
9 5 (16.67%) ITIL
9 5 (16.67%) Information Security Management
9 5 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
9 5 (16.67%) COBIT
9 5 (16.67%) BS25999
10 4 (13.33%) Degree
10 4 (13.33%) Risk Management
10 4 (13.33%) GAP Analysis
10 4 (13.33%) MCSE
10 4 (13.33%) TCP/IP
10 4 (13.33%) Cisco
10 4 (13.33%) Microsoft
10 4 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification

BS7799
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 (6.67%) SharePoint
1 2 (6.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.33%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (3.33%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.33%) TCP/IP
1 4 (13.33%) Internet
1 4 (13.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 3 (10.00%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (6.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 2 (6.67%) Firewall
3 2 (6.67%) WAN
4 1 (3.33%) LAN
4 1 (3.33%) DWDM
4 1 (3.33%) IP Telephony
4 1 (3.33%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.33%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (3.33%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Oracle Forms
General
1 9 (30.00%) Finance
2 3 (10.00%) Legal
2 3 (10.00%) Banking
2 3 (10.00%) Retail
2 3 (10.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (6.67%) Marketing
3 2 (6.67%) Manufacturing
3 2 (6.67%) Advertising
4 1 (3.33%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (23.33%) Analyst
1 7 (23.33%) Security Officer
2 6 (20.00%) Consultant
3 5 (16.67%) Information Security Officer
4 4 (13.33%) CLAS Consultant
4 4 (13.33%) Security Analyst
5 3 (10.00%) Security Consultant
6 2 (6.67%) Information Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Business Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) CLAS Security Consultant
6 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) IT Security Officer
6 2 (6.67%) Business Development Director
6 2 (6.67%) Information Security Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) IT Security Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) Security Manager
7 1 (3.33%) Compliance Manager
7 1 (3.33%) Auditor
7 1 (3.33%) Senior Auditor
7 1 (3.33%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.00%) Management Information System
1 6 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (10.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (6.67%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (6.67%) Algorithms
3 2 (6.67%) BYOD
3 2 (6.67%) CESG
3 2 (6.67%) CESG CLAS
3 2 (6.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (6.67%) Blackberry
3 2 (6.67%) PKI
4 1 (3.33%) Statistics
4 1 (3.33%) Freedom of Information
4 1 (3.33%) Client/Server
4 1 (3.33%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 5 (16.67%) Windows
2 3 (10.00%) Linux
2 3 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (6.67%) UNIX
3 2 (6.67%) Apple iOS
4 1 (3.33%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (53.33%) Information Security
2 9 (30.00%) Business Continuity
3 8 (26.67%) Security Management
3 8 (26.67%) Project Management
4 5 (16.67%) ITIL
4 5 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (16.67%) Information Security Management
4 5 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
4 5 (16.67%) Security Architecture
5 4 (13.33%) Risk Management
5 4 (13.33%) GAP Analysis
5 4 (13.33%) Change Management
6 3 (10.00%) Quality Management
7 2 (6.67%) Process Management
7 2 (6.67%) CMMI
7 2 (6.67%) PRINCE2
7 2 (6.67%) CRM
7 2 (6.67%) BCP
7 2 (6.67%) ERP
7 2 (6.67%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.00%) SQL
2 2 (6.67%) Java
2 2 (6.67%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (43.33%) CISSP
2 7 (23.33%) CISA
3 5 (16.67%) CRISC
4 4 (13.33%) SSCP
4 4 (13.33%) Degree
4 4 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (13.33%) MCSE
5 3 (10.00%) MCSA
5 3 (10.00%) CISM
6 2 (6.67%) MBA
6 2 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (6.67%) Security Cleared
7 1 (3.33%) ISACA
7 1 (3.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (3.33%) A+ Certification
7 1 (3.33%) CCNP
7 1 (3.33%) CCNA
7 1 (3.33%) ISEB
7 1 (3.33%) Network+ Certification
7 1 (3.33%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (33.33%) PCI DSS
3 5 (16.67%) BS25999
3 5 (16.67%) COBIT
3 5 (16.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (10.00%) ISO 9000
5 2 (6.67%) ISO 9001
5 2 (6.67%) BS15000
5 2 (6.67%) QA
5 2 (6.67%) HMG Infosec
6 1 (3.33%) SLA
6 1 (3.33%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) Puppet
1 1 (3.33%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (16.67%) F5
2 4 (13.33%) Cisco
2 4 (13.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.67%) Novell
4 1 (3.33%) Siemens
4 1 (3.33%) VMware
4 1 (3.33%) Oracle
4 1 (3.33%) Avaya
4 1 (3.33%) NetApp
North London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago