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 1 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
BS 7799
Rank 889 851 858
Rank change year-on-year
-38 +7
Permanent jobs citing BS7799 13 26 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.011% 0.024% 0.031%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.11% 0.24% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 8 22 33
Average salary £29,500 £45,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-34.44% -18.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,850 £29,300 £35,500
10% offered a salary of more than £34,800 £54,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £29,500 £45,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-34.44% -18.18%

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
12355 10995 12244
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 10.64% 10.21% 10.46%
Number of salaries quoted 9529 8632 10069
Average salary £45,000 £47,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.25% +4.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £74,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.43%

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 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 1 September 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
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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 -38 13 £29,500 -34.44% 2
South East -3 5 £29,000 -35.55% 2
London -15 5 - -
Harrow - 5 - -
Crawley +3 3 £29,000 -35.55% 1
West Sussex -12 3 £29,000 -35.55% 1
Hampshire -4 2 £30,000 -29.41%
Fareham -9 2 £30,000 -29.41%
West Midlands -3 1 £39,000 +20.93%
North West -18 1 £28,500 -36.66%
Manchester -19 1 £28,500 -34.85%
Yorkshire -38 1 £33,000 -
Worcester - 1 £39,000 -
Worcestershire - 1 £39,000 -

BS7799
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 19 (59.38%) Information Security
2 18 (56.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 12 (37.50%) Active Directory
3 12 (37.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 11 (34.38%) PCI DSS
4 11 (34.38%) Finance
4 11 (34.38%) Business Continuity
5 10 (31.25%) VMware
5 10 (31.25%) Penetration Testing
5 10 (31.25%) Disaster Recovery
6 9 (28.13%) Windows
6 9 (28.13%) E-Commerce
6 9 (28.13%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 9 (28.13%) Intrusion Detection
6 9 (28.13%) Marketing
6 9 (28.13%) Legal
7 8 (25.00%) MS Exchange
7 8 (25.00%) Microsoft
8 7 (21.88%) Firewall
8 7 (21.88%) LAN
8 7 (21.88%) WAN
8 7 (21.88%) Management Information System
8 7 (21.88%) Degree
8 7 (21.88%) Data Protection
8 7 (21.88%) SCOM
8 7 (21.88%) VMware Infrastructure
8 7 (21.88%) Exchange Server 2010
9 6 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (18.75%) Data Protection Act
9 6 (18.75%) SQL Server

BS7799
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 8 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 7 (21.88%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (15.63%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (6.25%) Lync
4 2 (6.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (3.13%) WebLogic
5 1 (3.13%) Apache
5 1 (3.13%) Tomcat
5 1 (3.13%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.13%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 9 (28.13%) Intrusion Detection
2 7 (21.88%) Firewall
2 7 (21.88%) LAN
2 7 (21.88%) WAN
3 5 (15.63%) DNS
4 4 (12.50%) SAN
4 4 (12.50%) Internet
5 2 (6.25%) SSL
5 2 (6.25%) TCP/IP
5 2 (6.25%) DHCP
5 2 (6.25%) LDAP
6 1 (3.13%) HTTP
6 1 (3.13%) VPN
6 1 (3.13%) Wireless
6 1 (3.13%) IPsec
6 1 (3.13%) NetScaler
6 1 (3.13%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 1 (3.13%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (18.75%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.13%) RDBMS
2 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (3.13%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.13%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Subversion
General
1 11 (34.38%) Finance
2 9 (28.13%) Legal
2 9 (28.13%) Marketing
3 1 (3.13%) Aerospace
3 1 (3.13%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 7 (21.88%) Analyst
2 5 (15.63%) Support Engineer
3 4 (12.50%) Security Manager
4 3 (9.38%) Platform Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) Administrator
5 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Security Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Consultant
5 2 (6.25%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (6.25%) Information Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Information Manager
5 2 (6.25%) Information Security Manager
5 2 (6.25%) Information Security Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) CLAS Consultant
5 2 (6.25%) Support Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) IT Support
6 1 (3.13%) Storage Support Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Information Security Officer
6 1 (3.13%) Messaging Administrator
6 1 (3.13%) Security Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.13%) .NET
1 1 (3.13%) J2EE
1 1 (3.13%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.88%) Management Information System
2 6 (18.75%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (6.25%) PKI
3 2 (6.25%) Statistics
3 2 (6.25%) Blackberry
4 1 (3.13%) Firmware
4 1 (3.13%) Clustering
4 1 (3.13%) Cryptography
4 1 (3.13%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.13%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 9 (28.13%) Windows
2 6 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (15.63%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (12.50%) UNIX
4 4 (12.50%) Linux
5 1 (3.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (3.13%) Windows 7
5 1 (3.13%) Windows 8
5 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (3.13%) AIX
5 1 (3.13%) HPUX
5 1 (3.13%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (59.38%) Information Security
2 11 (34.38%) Business Continuity
3 10 (31.25%) Disaster Recovery
3 10 (31.25%) Penetration Testing
4 9 (28.13%) E-Commerce
5 7 (21.88%) Data Protection
6 6 (18.75%) Project Management
7 5 (15.63%) QMS
8 4 (12.50%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 4 (12.50%) Security Architecture
8 4 (12.50%) SIEM
9 3 (9.38%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (9.38%) Risk Management
9 3 (9.38%) Risk Assessment
9 3 (9.38%) Identity Management
9 3 (9.38%) Kalman Filter
10 2 (6.25%) Information Security Management
10 2 (6.25%) Security Management
10 2 (6.25%) ITIL
10 2 (6.25%) MOF
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.13%) C
1 1 (3.13%) Java
1 1 (3.13%) SQL
1 1 (3.13%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (21.88%) Degree
2 5 (15.63%) CISM
2 5 (15.63%) CISSP
3 4 (12.50%) SC Cleared
3 4 (12.50%) Security Cleared
4 2 (6.25%) CRISC
4 2 (6.25%) MCTS
4 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (6.25%) CISA
5 1 (3.13%) HND
5 1 (3.13%) SSCP
5 1 (3.13%) DV Cleared
5 1 (3.13%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (56.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (37.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 11 (34.38%) PCI DSS
4 9 (28.13%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 2 (6.25%) ISO 9001
5 2 (6.25%) HMG Infosec
6 1 (3.13%) QA
6 1 (3.13%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 12 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 7 (21.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (15.63%) Hyper-V
4 2 (6.25%) vSphere
4 2 (6.25%) SpamAssassin
5 1 (3.13%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 7 (21.88%) SCOM
2 5 (15.63%) SCCM
3 2 (6.25%) FortiGate
3 2 (6.25%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (6.25%) WSUS
Vendors
1 10 (31.25%) VMware
2 8 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (15.63%) Citrix
4 3 (9.38%) Cisco
4 3 (9.38%) HP
4 3 (9.38%) Tripwire
4 3 (9.38%) McAfee
5 2 (6.25%) Websense
5 2 (6.25%) TippingPoint
5 2 (6.25%) Symantec
6 1 (3.13%) CA
6 1 (3.13%) Red Hat
6 1 (3.13%) Oracle
6 1 (3.13%) JBoss
6 1 (3.13%) F5
6 1 (3.13%) Brocade
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