The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
BS 7799
Rank 882 842 849
Rank change year-on-year
-40 +7
Permanent jobs citing BS7799 11 38 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.010% 0.035% 0.023%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.090% 0.34% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 3 32 24
Average salary £33,000 £45,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.66% -18.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,400 £35,000 £41,200
10% offered a salary of more than £37,800 £75,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £33,000 £45,000 £56,250
% change year-on-year
-26.66% -20.00%
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
12178 11020 11373
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 10.57% 10.13% 9.62%
Number of salaries quoted 9426 8806 9350
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%

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
Top 11 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 22 July 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -56 11 £33,000 -26.66% 1
London -32 7 - -
Harrow - 3 - -
West Midlands +11 1 £39,000 +18.18%
Manchester +6 1 £28,500 -32.94%
North West -2 1 £28,500 -36.66%
Bristol -13 1 - -
South West -21 1 - -
Worcester - 1 £39,000 -
Worcestershire - 1 £39,000 -
Yorkshire - 1 £33,000 -

BS7799
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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 23 (65.71%) Information Security
1 23 (65.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (37.14%) Business Continuity
2 13 (37.14%) Legal
2 13 (37.14%) ISO/IEC 17799
2 13 (37.14%) PCI DSS
3 12 (34.29%) E-Commerce
3 12 (34.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 12 (34.29%) Management Information System
3 12 (34.29%) Intrusion Detection
3 12 (34.29%) Marketing
4 11 (31.43%) Disaster Recovery
4 11 (31.43%) Windows
5 10 (28.57%) Active Directory
5 10 (28.57%) Firewall
5 10 (28.57%) Degree
5 10 (28.57%) Penetration Testing
6 9 (25.71%) Finance
7 8 (22.86%) CISSP
8 7 (20.00%) Linux
8 7 (20.00%) CISM
8 7 (20.00%) VMware
8 7 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
9 6 (17.14%) VMware Infrastructure
9 6 (17.14%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (17.14%) Data Protection
9 6 (17.14%) SIEM
9 6 (17.14%) MS Exchange
9 6 (17.14%) LAN
9 6 (17.14%) WAN

BS7799
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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 6 (17.14%) MS Exchange
2 5 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2003
2 5 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.86%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.86%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.86%) Apache
3 1 (2.86%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (5.71%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.86%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 12 (34.29%) Intrusion Detection
2 10 (28.57%) Firewall
3 6 (17.14%) LAN
3 6 (17.14%) WAN
4 5 (14.29%) Internet
5 3 (8.57%) DNS
6 2 (5.71%) SSL
6 2 (5.71%) SAN
6 2 (5.71%) TCP/IP
7 1 (2.86%) HTTP
7 1 (2.86%) VPN
7 1 (2.86%) LDAP
7 1 (2.86%) CTI
7 1 (2.86%) Wireless
7 1 (2.86%) IPsec
7 1 (2.86%) NetScaler
7 1 (2.86%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 1 (2.86%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (17.14%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.86%) MySQL
2 1 (2.86%) RDBMS
2 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (2.86%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Subversion
General
1 13 (37.14%) Legal
2 12 (34.29%) Marketing
3 9 (25.71%) Finance
4 1 (2.86%) Retail
4 1 (2.86%) Electronics
4 1 (2.86%) Aerospace
4 1 (2.86%) Law
Job Titles
1 8 (22.86%) Security Manager
2 5 (14.29%) Support Engineer
3 3 (8.57%) Analyst
3 3 (8.57%) Consultant
3 3 (8.57%) Platform Engineer
4 2 (5.71%) Information Assurance Consultant
4 2 (5.71%) CLAS Consultant
4 2 (5.71%) IT Security Manager
4 2 (5.71%) Security Analyst
4 2 (5.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (5.71%) Information Manager
4 2 (5.71%) Information Security Manager
5 1 (2.86%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (2.86%) Network Engineer
5 1 (2.86%) Server Support
5 1 (2.86%) Support Analyst
5 1 (2.86%) Administrator
5 1 (2.86%) Information Security Analyst
5 1 (2.86%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 1 (2.86%) Network Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.43%) .NET
2 1 (2.86%) J2EE
2 1 (2.86%) COM
2 1 (2.86%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (34.29%) Management Information System
2 4 (11.43%) Data Protection Act
2 4 (11.43%) Computer Science
2 4 (11.43%) Cryptography
3 3 (8.57%) PKI
4 2 (5.71%) Statistics
5 1 (2.86%) Firmware
5 1 (2.86%) Clustering
5 1 (2.86%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (2.86%) RMADS
Operating Systems
1 11 (31.43%) Windows
2 7 (20.00%) Linux
3 6 (17.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (8.57%) UNIX
6 1 (2.86%) AIX
6 1 (2.86%) HPUX
6 1 (2.86%) Solaris
6 1 (2.86%) Windows 7
6 1 (2.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (2.86%) Windows 8
6 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (65.71%) Information Security
2 13 (37.14%) Business Continuity
3 12 (34.29%) E-Commerce
4 11 (31.43%) Disaster Recovery
5 10 (28.57%) Penetration Testing
6 7 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 6 (17.14%) Data Protection
7 6 (17.14%) SIEM
8 5 (14.29%) Risk Management
8 5 (14.29%) Computer Security
8 5 (14.29%) Security Architecture
9 4 (11.43%) Software Architecture
9 4 (11.43%) Risk Analysis
9 4 (11.43%) Risk Assessment
9 4 (11.43%) Security Management
9 4 (11.43%) Project Management
10 3 (8.57%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 3 (8.57%) ISMS
10 3 (8.57%) QMS
11 2 (5.71%) Information Assurance
Programming Languages
1 4 (11.43%) Java
2 1 (2.86%) C
2 1 (2.86%) SQL
2 1 (2.86%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 10 (28.57%) Degree
2 8 (22.86%) CISSP
3 7 (20.00%) CISM
4 5 (14.29%) SC Cleared
4 5 (14.29%) Security Cleared
5 4 (11.43%) CEH
5 4 (11.43%) SSCP
6 2 (5.71%) DV Cleared
7 1 (2.86%) HND
7 1 (2.86%) ISEB
7 1 (2.86%) CCNP
7 1 (2.86%) CCNA
7 1 (2.86%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (2.86%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (2.86%) CISA
7 1 (2.86%) CCVP
7 1 (2.86%) MBA
7 1 (2.86%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (65.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (37.14%) ISO/IEC 17799
2 13 (37.14%) PCI DSS
3 12 (34.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (8.57%) HMG Infosec
5 1 (2.86%) ISO 9000
5 1 (2.86%) SLA
5 1 (2.86%) QA
System Software
1 10 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 6 (17.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (14.29%) Hyper-V
4 2 (5.71%) SpamAssassin
5 1 (2.86%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 5 (14.29%) SCCM
1 5 (14.29%) SCOM
2 1 (2.86%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (2.86%) Cisco IPCC
2 1 (2.86%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (2.86%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (2.86%) Cisco UCCE
2 1 (2.86%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 7 (20.00%) VMware
2 6 (17.14%) Microsoft
3 5 (14.29%) Citrix
4 4 (11.43%) Cisco
4 4 (11.43%) Oracle
5 2 (5.71%) Tripwire
5 2 (5.71%) McAfee
5 2 (5.71%) HP
6 1 (2.86%) JBoss
6 1 (2.86%) CA
6 1 (2.86%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.86%) Symantec
6 1 (2.86%) Remedy
6 1 (2.86%) Websense
6 1 (2.86%) Brocade
6 1 (2.86%) F5
6 1 (2.86%) TippingPoint