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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
BS 7799
Rank 861 899 848
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -51
Permanent jobs citing BS7799 12 20 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.011% 0.017% 0.034%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.11% 0.16% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 10 5 32
Average salary £45,500 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.27% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £38,300 £36,150
10% offered a salary of more than £74,000 £59,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-30.00% -

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
11291 12470 10933
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 10.69% 10.55% 10.00%
Number of salaries quoted 8904 9769 8865
Average salary £45,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 29 May 2015 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing BS7799 within the UK over the 3 months to 29 May 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 +39 12 £45,500 -17.27% 1
South West -7 5 £60,000 -
London +48 3 £110,000 - 1
Bristol -4 3 £60,000 -
Northampton - 2 £36,750 -
Northamptonshire - 2 £36,750 -
Somerset - 2 £30,000 -
East Midlands - 2 £36,750 -
South East +12 1 £52,500 -8.69%
Berkshire - 1 £52,500 -
Hertfordshire - 1 £30,000 -
Hemel Hempstead - 1 £30,000 -
East of England - 1 £30,000 -

BS7799
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 17 (68.00%) Information Security
1 17 (68.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (48.00%) PCI DSS
3 11 (44.00%) ISO/IEC 17799
3 11 (44.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 10 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 10 (40.00%) Business Continuity
5 9 (36.00%) CISSP
6 8 (32.00%) Data Security
6 8 (32.00%) Security Architecture
6 8 (32.00%) Cyber Security
6 8 (32.00%) COBIT
7 7 (28.00%) Security Management
7 7 (28.00%) Finance
8 6 (24.00%) Project Management
8 6 (24.00%) CISA
8 6 (24.00%) CRISC
9 5 (20.00%) E-Discovery
9 5 (20.00%) Digital Forensics
9 5 (20.00%) Business Continuity Management
9 5 (20.00%) Management Information System
9 5 (20.00%) ITIL
9 5 (20.00%) E-Commerce
10 4 (16.00%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (16.00%) Internet
10 4 (16.00%) Degree
10 4 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
10 4 (16.00%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (16.00%) F5
11 3 (12.00%) Retail Banking

BS7799
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 (8.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.00%) Internet
2 3 (12.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 3 (12.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (8.00%) WAN
3 2 (8.00%) Firewall
3 2 (8.00%) Network Security
3 2 (8.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 2 (8.00%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (4.00%) IP Telephony
4 1 (4.00%) DWDM
4 1 (4.00%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) Big Data
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle Forms
General
1 7 (28.00%) Finance
2 3 (12.00%) Retail Banking
2 3 (12.00%) Banking
2 3 (12.00%) Retail
3 2 (8.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (8.00%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 7 (28.00%) Security Officer
2 6 (24.00%) Consultant
3 5 (20.00%) Information Security Officer
3 5 (20.00%) Analyst
4 4 (16.00%) Security Consultant
4 4 (16.00%) CLAS Consultant
5 3 (12.00%) CLAS Security Consultant
6 2 (8.00%) Business Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) Security Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) Information Security Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) Information Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) IT Security Officer
7 1 (4.00%) Senior Information Security Officer
7 1 (4.00%) Head of Security
7 1 (4.00%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Head of IT Security
7 1 (4.00%) Senior Support Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Senior Security Consultant
7 1 (4.00%) Head of IT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 4 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (16.00%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (12.00%) Mathematics
3 3 (12.00%) Computer Science
3 3 (12.00%) CESG
3 3 (12.00%) CESG CLAS
4 1 (4.00%) Algorithms
4 1 (4.00%) PKI
4 1 (4.00%) Statistics
4 1 (4.00%) RMADS
4 1 (4.00%) NHS
4 1 (4.00%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.00%) Windows
1 2 (8.00%) Linux
1 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (68.00%) Information Security
2 10 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 10 (40.00%) Business Continuity
3 8 (32.00%) Data Security
3 8 (32.00%) Security Architecture
3 8 (32.00%) Cyber Security
4 7 (28.00%) Security Management
5 6 (24.00%) Project Management
6 5 (20.00%) E-Discovery
6 5 (20.00%) Digital Forensics
6 5 (20.00%) Business Continuity Management
6 5 (20.00%) ITIL
6 5 (20.00%) E-Commerce
7 3 (12.00%) Computer Security
8 2 (8.00%) PRINCE2
8 2 (8.00%) ERP
8 2 (8.00%) Quality Management
8 2 (8.00%) E-business
8 2 (8.00%) Risk Management
8 2 (8.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.00%) SQL
2 2 (8.00%) Java
2 2 (8.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (36.00%) CISSP
2 6 (24.00%) CISA
2 6 (24.00%) CRISC
3 4 (16.00%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (16.00%) Degree
4 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (12.00%) CCNA
4 3 (12.00%) MCSE
5 2 (8.00%) SSCP
5 2 (8.00%) CISM
5 2 (8.00%) CEH
6 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared
6 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
6 1 (4.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (4.00%) CISMP
6 1 (4.00%) Network+ Certification
6 1 (4.00%) GIAC
6 1 (4.00%) ISEB
6 1 (4.00%) CCNP
6 1 (4.00%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (68.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (48.00%) PCI DSS
3 11 (44.00%) ISO/IEC 17799
3 11 (44.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 8 (32.00%) COBIT
5 3 (12.00%) ISO 9001
6 2 (8.00%) ISO 9000
6 2 (8.00%) QA
7 1 (4.00%) HMG Infosec
7 1 (4.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (8.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (16.00%) F5
2 3 (12.00%) Cisco
3 1 (4.00%) VMware
3 1 (4.00%) Avaya
3 1 (4.00%) NetApp
3 1 (4.00%) Siemens
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle
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Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £46000 - £55000 per annum
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