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

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
BS 7799
Rank 845 844 806
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -38
Permanent jobs citing BS7799 13 23 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.013% 0.022% 0.060%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.12% 0.21% 0.58%
Number of salaries quoted 10 14 60
Average salary £57,500 £45,000 £51,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.77% -12.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £30,800 £34,700
10% offered a salary of more than £90,500 £69,250 £55,500
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £37,250 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+54.36% -29.04%

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
10882 10828 10877
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 10.52% 10.38% 10.37%
Number of salaries quoted 8412 8364 8696
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 6 March 2015 within the UK.

BS7799 Salary Histogram in the UK

BS7799
Top 9 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 6 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
(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 +5 13 £57,500 +27.77%
London +7 8 £72,500 +61.11%
South East -15 5 £57,500 +98.27%
Oxfordshire - 3 £55,000 -
City of London - 2 - -
Abingdon - 1 £55,000 -
Sussex - 1 - -
Reading - 1 £67,500 -
Berkshire - 1 £67,500 -

BS7799
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 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 22 (75.86%) Information Security
3 19 (65.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 18 (62.07%) PCI DSS
5 17 (58.62%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 15 (51.72%) CISSP
7 14 (48.28%) Finance
8 10 (34.48%) Disaster Recovery
8 10 (34.48%) Data Security
8 10 (34.48%) COBIT
8 10 (34.48%) Business Continuity
9 9 (31.03%) CISA
9 9 (31.03%) E-Commerce
9 9 (31.03%) Security Management
9 9 (31.03%) Security Architecture
9 9 (31.03%) CRISC
9 9 (31.03%) Cyber Security
10 7 (24.14%) Digital Forensics
10 7 (24.14%) Business Continuity Management
10 7 (24.14%) E-Discovery
10 7 (24.14%) Analytical Skills
10 7 (24.14%) Degree
10 7 (24.14%) CISM
11 6 (20.69%) SSCP
11 6 (20.69%) CCNA
11 6 (20.69%) Cisco Certification
11 6 (20.69%) Microsoft Certification
11 6 (20.69%) MCSE
11 6 (20.69%) CEH
11 6 (20.69%) Management Information System

BS7799
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 6 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.45%) MS Exchange
1 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2003
Communications & Networking
1 6 (20.69%) Network Security
2 3 (10.34%) Internet
3 2 (6.90%) Firewall
3 2 (6.90%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 2 (6.90%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 1 (3.45%) LDAP
4 1 (3.45%) LAN
4 1 (3.45%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.45%) Big Data
General
1 14 (48.28%) Finance
2 3 (10.34%) Financial Institution
2 3 (10.34%) Banking
2 3 (10.34%) Retail
2 3 (10.34%) Retail Banking
3 2 (6.90%) Marketing
4 1 (3.45%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (34.48%) Analyst
2 8 (27.59%) Security Officer
3 7 (24.14%) Security Analyst
4 6 (20.69%) Information Security Officer
5 3 (10.34%) IT Support
5 3 (10.34%) Information Analyst
5 3 (10.34%) IT Administrator
5 3 (10.34%) Consultant
5 3 (10.34%) Information Security Analyst
5 3 (10.34%) Administrator
6 2 (6.90%) Head of Security
6 2 (6.90%) IT Security Officer
7 1 (3.45%) CLAS Consultant
7 1 (3.45%) Head of Information Security
7 1 (3.45%) Head of IT Security
7 1 (3.45%) CLAS Security Consultant
7 1 (3.45%) Head of IT
7 1 (3.45%) Security Manager
7 1 (3.45%) Security Consultant
7 1 (3.45%) Infrastructure Manager
Miscellaneous
1 7 (24.14%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (20.69%) Management Information System
3 3 (10.34%) Mathematics
3 3 (10.34%) Computer Science
3 3 (10.34%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (6.90%) Mobile App
5 1 (3.45%) NHS
5 1 (3.45%) RMADS
5 1 (3.45%) CESG
5 1 (3.45%) CESG CLAS
5 1 (3.45%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.90%) Windows
2 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (3.45%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (75.86%) Information Security
2 10 (34.48%) Disaster Recovery
2 10 (34.48%) Data Security
2 10 (34.48%) Business Continuity
3 9 (31.03%) Security Management
3 9 (31.03%) E-Commerce
3 9 (31.03%) Security Architecture
3 9 (31.03%) Cyber Security
4 7 (24.14%) Business Continuity Management
4 7 (24.14%) E-Discovery
4 7 (24.14%) Digital Forensics
5 6 (20.69%) Vulnerability Management
6 4 (13.79%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (13.79%) Computer Security
6 4 (13.79%) ITIL
7 3 (10.34%) Project Management
7 3 (10.34%) E-business
7 3 (10.34%) Identity Management
7 3 (10.34%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 2 (6.90%) Data Protection
Qualifications
1 15 (51.72%) CISSP
2 9 (31.03%) CISA
2 9 (31.03%) CRISC
3 7 (24.14%) Degree
3 7 (24.14%) CISM
4 6 (20.69%) CEH
4 6 (20.69%) MCSE
4 6 (20.69%) CCNA
4 6 (20.69%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (20.69%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (20.69%) SSCP
5 2 (6.90%) SC Cleared
5 2 (6.90%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (79.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 19 (65.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 18 (62.07%) PCI DSS
4 17 (58.62%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 10 (34.48%) COBIT
6 3 (10.34%) ISO 9001
7 2 (6.90%) QA
System Software
1 5 (17.24%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.45%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (3.45%) SCOM
1 1 (3.45%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 2 (6.90%) Google
1 2 (6.90%) F5
2 1 (3.45%) TippingPoint
2 1 (3.45%) Cisco
2 1 (3.45%) HP
2 1 (3.45%) Symantec
2 1 (3.45%) McAfee
2 1 (3.45%) Websense
2 1 (3.45%) VMware
2 1 (3.45%) Tripwire