The table below looks at the statistics for ISO/IEC 17799 skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ISO/IEC 17799 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
ISO/IEC 17799
Rank 889 886 883
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -3
Permanent jobs citing ISO/IEC 17799 25 35 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.023% 0.029% 0.011%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.21% 0.28% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 24 18 9
Average salary £60,000 £51,177 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.24% -26.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,340 £45,000 £37,700
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £69,750 £92,500
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £50,589 £48,974
% change year-on-year
+13.66% +3.29%

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% -

ISO/IEC 17799
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing ISO/IEC 17799 within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

ISO/IEC 17799 Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

ISO/IEC 17799
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing ISO/IEC 17799 within the UK.

ISO/IEC 17799 Salary Trend in the UK

ISO/IEC 17799
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing ISO/IEC 17799 over the 3 months to 28 April 2015 within the UK.

ISO/IEC 17799 Salary Histogram in the UK

ISO/IEC 17799
Top 19 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ISO/IEC 17799 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 24 £60,000 +17.24% 2
South East -7 8 £57,500 +15.00%
Hampshire +7 7 £57,500 +12.35%
North West - 7 £65,000 - 1
Havant - 6 £57,500 -
London +24 5 £75,000 +11.11% 1
City of London +39 4 £75,000 +50.00% 1
Cheshire - 4 £67,500 -
Manchester - 3 £30,486 -
Leeds +13 2 £50,000 -33.33%
West Yorkshire +9 2 £50,000 -11.11%
Yorkshire +5 2 £50,000 -11.11%
West Midlands - 2 £60,000 -
Northern Ireland - 1 £90,000 -
County Antrim - 1 £90,000 -
Belfast - 1 £90,000 -
Coventry - 1 £60,000 -
Oxfordshire - 1 £60,000 -
Warwickshire - 1 £60,000 -

ISO/IEC 17799
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing ISO/IEC 17799 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 ISO/IEC 17799.

1 62 (82.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 60 (80.00%) Information Security
3 48 (64.00%) CISSP
4 34 (45.33%) PCI DSS
5 28 (37.33%) COBIT
6 26 (34.67%) Management Information System
6 26 (34.67%) Finance
7 24 (32.00%) CISA
8 22 (29.33%) CISM
9 21 (28.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 20 (26.67%) CEH
11 19 (25.33%) Penetration Testing
11 19 (25.33%) Security Testing
12 18 (24.00%) ITIL
13 16 (21.33%) BS7799
13 16 (21.33%) SIEM
13 16 (21.33%) Analytical Skills
14 15 (20.00%) Security Architecture
14 15 (20.00%) Security Management
14 15 (20.00%) Windows
14 15 (20.00%) Degree
15 14 (18.67%) Network Security
16 13 (17.33%) Cisco Certification
16 13 (17.33%) CCNA
17 12 (16.00%) GIAC
17 12 (16.00%) Cyber Security
18 11 (14.67%) Vulnerability Management
18 11 (14.67%) Risk Management
18 11 (14.67%) Data Security
19 10 (13.33%) UNIX

ISO/IEC 17799
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing ISO/IEC 17799 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 ISO/IEC 17799. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (5.33%) MS Exchange
1 4 (5.33%) Exchange Server 2007
1 4 (5.33%) Lync
1 4 (5.33%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (1.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.33%) Mimecast
2 1 (1.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (18.67%) Network Security
2 9 (12.00%) VPN
2 9 (12.00%) Firewall
3 6 (8.00%) DNS
3 6 (8.00%) SSL
3 6 (8.00%) VoIP
3 6 (8.00%) DHCP
4 5 (6.67%) Wi-Fi
5 4 (5.33%) FTP
6 2 (2.67%) WLAN
6 2 (2.67%) WAN
6 2 (2.67%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (2.67%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (2.67%) FWSM
6 2 (2.67%) LAN
7 1 (1.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.33%) Big Data
General
1 26 (34.67%) Finance
2 7 (9.33%) Financial Institution
3 5 (6.67%) Banking
3 5 (6.67%) Retail
4 3 (4.00%) Legal
4 3 (4.00%) Retail Banking
5 2 (2.67%) Marketing
5 2 (2.67%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.33%) Local Government
6 1 (1.33%) French Language
Job Titles
1 28 (37.33%) Analyst
1 28 (37.33%) Security Analyst
2 11 (14.67%) Security Engineer
3 10 (13.33%) Security Officer
4 8 (10.67%) Information Security Analyst
4 8 (10.67%) Senior Security Analyst
4 8 (10.67%) IT Security Analyst
4 8 (10.67%) Information Analyst
4 8 (10.67%) Senior Analyst
5 5 (6.67%) Network Engineer
5 5 (6.67%) Information Security Officer
5 5 (6.67%) Information Security Engineer
6 4 (5.33%) Information Risk Manager
6 4 (5.33%) Head of Security
6 4 (5.33%) Architect
6 4 (5.33%) Risk Manager
6 4 (5.33%) Information Manager
6 4 (5.33%) Team Leader
6 4 (5.33%) Security Architect
7 3 (4.00%) Technical Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 26 (34.67%) Management Information System
2 16 (21.33%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (12.00%) Computer Science
4 3 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (4.00%) NHS
4 3 (4.00%) Data Protection Act
4 3 (4.00%) Mathematics
5 2 (2.67%) Cryptography
5 2 (2.67%) PKI
5 2 (2.67%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.33%) BYOD
6 1 (1.33%) Derivative
6 1 (1.33%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 15 (20.00%) Windows
2 10 (13.33%) UNIX
3 4 (5.33%) Linux
3 4 (5.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (5.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (5.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (80.00%) Information Security
2 19 (25.33%) Penetration Testing
2 19 (25.33%) Security Testing
3 18 (24.00%) ITIL
4 16 (21.33%) SIEM
5 15 (20.00%) Security Architecture
5 15 (20.00%) Security Management
6 12 (16.00%) Cyber Security
7 11 (14.67%) Vulnerability Management
7 11 (14.67%) Risk Management
7 11 (14.67%) Data Security
8 10 (13.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 9 (12.00%) Disaster Recovery
9 9 (12.00%) Business Continuity
9 9 (12.00%) Project Management
10 8 (10.67%) E-Commerce
10 8 (10.67%) Root Cause Analysis
11 7 (9.33%) Continuous Improvement
11 7 (9.33%) Incident Management
11 7 (9.33%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.33%) C
Qualifications
1 48 (64.00%) CISSP
2 24 (32.00%) CISA
3 22 (29.33%) CISM
4 20 (26.67%) CEH
5 15 (20.00%) Degree
6 13 (17.33%) Cisco Certification
6 13 (17.33%) CCNA
7 12 (16.00%) GIAC
8 9 (12.00%) MCSE
8 9 (12.00%) Microsoft Certification
9 8 (10.67%) SSCP
10 7 (9.33%) CRISC
11 4 (5.33%) MBA
12 3 (4.00%) ITIL Certification
13 2 (2.67%) CCNP
13 2 (2.67%) MCP
13 2 (2.67%) Security+ Certification
13 2 (2.67%) GSEC
14 1 (1.33%) SC Cleared
14 1 (1.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (82.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 34 (45.33%) PCI DSS
3 28 (37.33%) COBIT
4 21 (28.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 16 (21.33%) BS7799
6 3 (4.00%) ISO 9001
6 3 (4.00%) HIPAA
7 1 (1.33%) COSO
7 1 (1.33%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (5.33%) Active Directory
1 4 (5.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (5.33%) Hyper-V
1 4 (5.33%) XenApp
1 4 (5.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (5.33%) NetBackup
1 4 (5.33%) Backup Exec
1 4 (5.33%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
1 4 (5.33%) SCDPM
2 2 (2.67%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 6 (8.00%) Symantec
2 5 (6.67%) Microsoft
3 4 (5.33%) HP
3 4 (5.33%) VMware
4 3 (4.00%) Cisco
5 2 (2.67%) CheckPoint
5 2 (2.67%) McAfee
5 2 (2.67%) Google
5 2 (2.67%) Qualys
5 2 (2.67%) Trend Micro
6 1 (1.33%) IBM
6 1 (1.33%) Oracle
6 1 (1.33%) SAP