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 26 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
BS 7799
Rank 872 870 824
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -46
Permanent jobs citing BS7799 13 25 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.012% 0.022% 0.050%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.11% 0.21% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 11 13 51
Average salary £55,000 £45,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.22% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £37,900 £34,700
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £69,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £42,500 £53,750
% change year-on-year
+29.41% -20.93%

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
11488 11797 10976
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 10.64% 10.45% 10.26%
Number of salaries quoted 8930 9219 8744
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £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 26 March 2015 within the UK.

BS7799 Salary Histogram in the UK

BS7799
Top 14 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 26 March 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 -2 13 £55,000 +22.22% 1
London +41 7 £55,000 +22.22%
South East 0 4 £57,500 -
Oxfordshire - 3 £55,000 -
City of London - 2 - -
East Midlands - 1 £38,500 - 1
Abingdon - 1 £55,000 -
Hemel Hempstead - 1 £30,000 -
Northampton - 1 £38,500 - 1
Reading - 1 £67,500 -
Berkshire - 1 £67,500 -
Hertfordshire - 1 £30,000 -
Northamptonshire - 1 £38,500 - 1
East of England - 1 £30,000 -

BS7799
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 23 (79.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 21 (72.41%) Information Security
3 18 (62.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 17 (58.62%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 17 (58.62%) PCI DSS
5 14 (48.28%) CISSP
5 14 (48.28%) Finance
6 11 (37.93%) Disaster Recovery
7 10 (34.48%) Data Security
7 10 (34.48%) Business Continuity
7 10 (34.48%) COBIT
8 9 (31.03%) E-Commerce
8 9 (31.03%) Security Management
8 9 (31.03%) Security Architecture
8 9 (31.03%) Cyber Security
9 8 (27.59%) CISA
9 8 (27.59%) CRISC
10 7 (24.14%) Cisco Certification
10 7 (24.14%) Degree
10 7 (24.14%) Digital Forensics
10 7 (24.14%) E-Discovery
10 7 (24.14%) Business Continuity Management
10 7 (24.14%) Analytical Skills
11 6 (20.69%) MCSE
11 6 (20.69%) CCNA
11 6 (20.69%) Microsoft Certification
11 6 (20.69%) SSCP
11 6 (20.69%) CISM
11 6 (20.69%) CEH
11 6 (20.69%) Network Security

BS7799
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 March 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.

Communications & Networking
1 6 (20.69%) Network Security
2 3 (10.34%) Internet
3 2 (6.90%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 2 (6.90%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 1 (3.45%) DWDM
4 1 (3.45%) Firewall
4 1 (3.45%) IP Telephony
4 1 (3.45%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (3.45%) WAN
4 1 (3.45%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.45%) Big Data
General
1 14 (48.28%) Finance
2 3 (10.34%) Banking
2 3 (10.34%) Retail
2 3 (10.34%) Retail Banking
2 3 (10.34%) Financial Institution
3 2 (6.90%) Marketing
4 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (34.48%) Analyst
2 8 (27.59%) Security Officer
3 6 (20.69%) Information Security Officer
3 6 (20.69%) Security Analyst
4 3 (10.34%) Administrator
4 3 (10.34%) Consultant
4 3 (10.34%) IT Administrator
4 3 (10.34%) IT Support
5 2 (6.90%) Head of Security
5 2 (6.90%) Information Security Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) IT Security Officer
5 2 (6.90%) Information Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Senior Support Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Network Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Support Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Security Consultant
6 1 (3.45%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) CLAS Consultant
6 1 (3.45%) Head of IT
Miscellaneous
1 7 (24.14%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (17.24%) Management Information System
3 4 (13.79%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (10.34%) Mathematics
4 3 (10.34%) Computer Science
5 2 (6.90%) Mobile App
6 1 (3.45%) NHS
6 1 (3.45%) RMADS
6 1 (3.45%) CESG
6 1 (3.45%) CESG CLAS
6 1 (3.45%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.45%) Windows
1 1 (3.45%) Linux
1 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (72.41%) Information Security
2 11 (37.93%) Disaster Recovery
3 10 (34.48%) Data Security
3 10 (34.48%) Business Continuity
4 9 (31.03%) Security Architecture
4 9 (31.03%) Cyber Security
4 9 (31.03%) Security Management
4 9 (31.03%) E-Commerce
5 7 (24.14%) Business Continuity Management
5 7 (24.14%) E-Discovery
5 7 (24.14%) Digital Forensics
6 6 (20.69%) Vulnerability Management
7 4 (13.79%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (13.79%) ITIL
7 4 (13.79%) Computer Security
8 3 (10.34%) E-business
8 3 (10.34%) Identity Management
9 2 (6.90%) Project Management
9 2 (6.90%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 1 (3.45%) Fault Management
Qualifications
1 14 (48.28%) CISSP
2 8 (27.59%) CISA
2 8 (27.59%) CRISC
3 7 (24.14%) Degree
3 7 (24.14%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (20.69%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (20.69%) SSCP
4 6 (20.69%) CISM
4 6 (20.69%) CEH
4 6 (20.69%) MCSE
4 6 (20.69%) CCNA
5 2 (6.90%) SC Cleared
5 2 (6.90%) Security Cleared
6 1 (3.45%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (79.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 18 (62.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 17 (58.62%) ISO/IEC 17799
3 17 (58.62%) PCI DSS
4 10 (34.48%) COBIT
5 3 (10.34%) ISO 9001
6 2 (6.90%) QA
7 1 (3.45%) SLA
7 1 (3.45%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 5 (17.24%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (10.34%) F5
2 2 (6.90%) Google
2 2 (6.90%) Cisco
3 1 (3.45%) Avaya
3 1 (3.45%) Siemens
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