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 9 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
BS 7799
Rank 865 948 974
Rank change year-on-year
+83 +26
Permanent jobs citing BS7799 11 7 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.012% 0.007% 0.014%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.11% 0.056% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 9 7 10
Median salary £85,000 £42,500 £29,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+100.00% +46.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £35,900 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £101,000 £72,000 £90,500
UK excluding London median salary £85,000 £39,500 £29,000
% change year-on-year
+115.18% +36.20%

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
10270 12478 12792
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 11.46% 11.75% 11.28%
Number of salaries quoted 8138 9883 10088
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £43,500 £44,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
-1.13% +6.02%

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 9 December 2016 within the UK.

BS7799 Salary Histogram in the UK

BS7799
Top 5 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 9 December 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 +74 11 £85,000 +100.00%
Coventry - 6 £85,000 -
West Midlands - 6 £85,000 -
London +67 5 £92,500 +32.14%
City of London - 1 £105,000 -

BS7799
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 18 (100.00%) Information Security
2 13 (72.22%) CISSP
2 13 (72.22%) CISA
3 11 (61.11%) Stakeholder Management
4 10 (55.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 9 (50.00%) Finance
5 9 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 8 (44.44%) COBIT
6 8 (44.44%) Risk Analysis
7 6 (33.33%) People Management
8 5 (27.78%) Identity Access Management
8 5 (27.78%) CLAS
8 5 (27.78%) Security Architecture
8 5 (27.78%) Cybersecurity
8 5 (27.78%) Incident Management
8 5 (27.78%) Risk Management
8 5 (27.78%) CESG
8 5 (27.78%) CESG CLAS
9 4 (22.22%) ITIL
9 4 (22.22%) Project Management
9 4 (22.22%) Enterprise Architecture
9 4 (22.22%) Data Protection
10 3 (16.67%) SolarWinds
10 3 (16.67%) Budget Control
10 3 (16.67%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
10 3 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
10 3 (16.67%) Structured Cabling
10 3 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (16.67%) Infrastructure Management
10 3 (16.67%) Statistics

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 (16.67%) LAN
1 3 (16.67%) Structured Cabling
1 3 (16.67%) WAN
1 3 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (5.56%) Firewall
General
1 9 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Head of Security
2 5 (27.78%) Head of Infrastructure
3 3 (16.67%) Head of Information
3 3 (16.67%) Head of Information Security
4 2 (11.11%) Architect
4 2 (11.11%) Head of Digital
4 2 (11.11%) Head of IT
4 2 (11.11%) Head of IT Security
4 2 (11.11%) Security Architect
4 2 (11.11%) Security Technical Architect
4 2 (11.11%) Technical Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Administrator
5 1 (5.56%) Information Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Information Security Manager
5 1 (5.56%) IT Administrator
5 1 (5.56%) IT Manager
5 1 (5.56%) IT Security Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Procurement Administrator
5 1 (5.56%) Security Manager
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) CESG
1 5 (27.78%) CESG CLAS
2 3 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 3 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 3 (16.67%) Statistics
2 3 (16.67%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (100.00%) Information Security
2 11 (61.11%) Stakeholder Management
3 8 (44.44%) Risk Analysis
4 6 (33.33%) People Management
5 5 (27.78%) Cybersecurity
5 5 (27.78%) Identity Access Management
5 5 (27.78%) Incident Management
5 5 (27.78%) Risk Management
5 5 (27.78%) Security Architecture
6 4 (22.22%) Data Protection
6 4 (22.22%) Enterprise Architecture
6 4 (22.22%) ITIL
6 4 (22.22%) Project Management
7 3 (16.67%) Budget Control
7 3 (16.67%) Coaching
7 3 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (16.67%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
7 3 (16.67%) Infrastructure Management
7 3 (16.67%) Mentoring
7 3 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis
Qualifications
1 13 (72.22%) CISA
1 13 (72.22%) CISSP
2 5 (27.78%) CLAS
3 3 (16.67%) CISM
3 3 (16.67%) Degree
4 1 (5.56%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (55.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 17799
3 8 (44.44%) COBIT
4 3 (16.67%) SLA
Systems Management
1 3 (16.67%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 3 (16.67%) Cisco
1 3 (16.67%) SolarWinds