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 28 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
BS 7799
Rank 904 899 850
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -49
Permanent jobs citing BS7799 10 22 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.009% 0.018% 0.041%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.084% 0.18% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 8 9 43
Average salary £56,250 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% -
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £37,000 £36,300
10% offered a salary of more than £75,750 £69,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £48,750 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -11.36%

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
11926 12384 11088
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 10.75% 10.36% 10.02%
Number of salaries quoted 9321 9690 8849
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
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 £42,500 £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 28 April 2015 within the UK.

BS7799 Salary Histogram in the UK

BS7799
Top 15 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 28 April 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 +16 10 £56,250 +2.27% 5
London +26 3 £95,000 +40.74% 3
South East +5 3 £60,000 +4.34%
East Midlands - 2 £36,750 -
Northampton - 2 £36,750 -
Berkshire - 2 £60,000 -
Northamptonshire - 2 £36,750 -
Oxfordshire - 1 £60,000 -
City of London - 1 - - 2
Hertfordshire - 1 £30,000 -
Reading - 1 £67,500 -
Bristol - 1 £60,000 - 2
Hemel Hempstead - 1 £30,000 -
South West - 1 £60,000 - 2
East of England - 1 £30,000 -

BS7799
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 21 (84.00%) Information Security
2 19 (76.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 16 (64.00%) PCI DSS
3 16 (64.00%) ISO/IEC 17799
3 16 (64.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 13 (52.00%) CISSP
5 11 (44.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 10 (40.00%) Business Continuity
7 9 (36.00%) Data Security
7 9 (36.00%) COBIT
8 8 (32.00%) Degree
8 8 (32.00%) Security Architecture
8 8 (32.00%) Cyber Security
8 8 (32.00%) Analytical Skills
8 8 (32.00%) Security Management
8 8 (32.00%) Cisco Certification
8 8 (32.00%) E-Commerce
9 7 (28.00%) MCSE
9 7 (28.00%) Microsoft Certification
9 7 (28.00%) CCNA
9 7 (28.00%) CISA
9 7 (28.00%) Finance
9 7 (28.00%) CRISC
10 6 (24.00%) CEH
10 6 (24.00%) Network Security
10 6 (24.00%) Digital Forensics
10 6 (24.00%) Vulnerability Management
10 6 (24.00%) E-Discovery
10 6 (24.00%) Business Continuity Management
10 6 (24.00%) CISM

BS7799
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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.

Applications
1 1 (4.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (24.00%) Network Security
2 3 (12.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (12.00%) Internet
2 3 (12.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 2 (8.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 2 (8.00%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (8.00%) WAN
4 1 (4.00%) LAN
4 1 (4.00%) DWDM
4 1 (4.00%) Firewall
4 1 (4.00%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) Big Data
General
1 7 (28.00%) Finance
2 3 (12.00%) Banking
2 3 (12.00%) Retail
2 3 (12.00%) Retail Banking
2 3 (12.00%) Financial Institution
3 2 (8.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (8.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (28.00%) Analyst
1 7 (28.00%) Security Officer
2 6 (24.00%) Security Analyst
3 5 (20.00%) Information Security Officer
4 4 (16.00%) Consultant
5 3 (12.00%) Security Consultant
6 2 (8.00%) Information Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) Information Security Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) IT Security Officer
6 2 (8.00%) CLAS Consultant
6 2 (8.00%) CLAS Security Consultant
6 2 (8.00%) Head of Security
7 1 (4.00%) Head of Information Security
7 1 (4.00%) Head of IT Security
7 1 (4.00%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Head of IT
7 1 (4.00%) Security Manager
7 1 (4.00%) Senior Consultant
7 1 (4.00%) Senior Support Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (32.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (20.00%) Management Information System
3 3 (12.00%) Mathematics
3 3 (12.00%) Computer Science
4 2 (8.00%) CESG
4 2 (8.00%) CESG CLAS
4 2 (8.00%) Mobile App
5 1 (4.00%) Statistics
5 1 (4.00%) RMADS
5 1 (4.00%) Client/Server
5 1 (4.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.00%) Windows
1 2 (8.00%) Linux
1 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (84.00%) Information Security
2 11 (44.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 10 (40.00%) Business Continuity
4 9 (36.00%) Data Security
5 8 (32.00%) Security Management
5 8 (32.00%) E-Commerce
5 8 (32.00%) Security Architecture
5 8 (32.00%) Cyber Security
6 6 (24.00%) Business Continuity Management
6 6 (24.00%) E-Discovery
6 6 (24.00%) Digital Forensics
6 6 (24.00%) Vulnerability Management
7 5 (20.00%) Project Management
8 4 (16.00%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (12.00%) E-business
9 3 (12.00%) ITIL
9 3 (12.00%) Computer Security
10 2 (8.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 2 (8.00%) Risk Management
10 2 (8.00%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (52.00%) CISSP
2 8 (32.00%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (32.00%) Degree
3 7 (28.00%) CISA
3 7 (28.00%) CRISC
3 7 (28.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (28.00%) MCSE
3 7 (28.00%) CCNA
4 6 (24.00%) SSCP
4 6 (24.00%) CEH
4 6 (24.00%) CISM
5 1 (4.00%) Network+ Certification
5 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared
5 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
5 1 (4.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (4.00%) CCNP
5 1 (4.00%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (76.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 16 (64.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 16 (64.00%) PCI DSS
2 16 (64.00%) ISO/IEC 17799
3 9 (36.00%) COBIT
4 3 (12.00%) ISO 9001
5 2 (8.00%) ISO 9000
5 2 (8.00%) QA
6 1 (4.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (8.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (16.00%) F5
2 3 (12.00%) Cisco
3 2 (8.00%) Google
4 1 (4.00%) Avaya
4 1 (4.00%) NetApp
4 1 (4.00%) Siemens
4 1 (4.00%) VMware
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