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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
ISO/IEC 17799
Rank 887 859 853
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -6
Permanent jobs citing ISO/IEC 17799 13 51 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.012% 0.044% 0.037%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.11% 0.42% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 12 31 24
Average salary £56,912 £58,000 £54,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.87% +7.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £55,000 £41,500
10% offered a salary of more than £69,500 £65,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £58,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-22.41% +22.10%

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
11908 12279 10875
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 10.76% 10.69% 10.24%
Number of salaries quoted 9507 9463 8547
Average salary £46,000 £45,000 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% -3.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £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 31 August 2015 within the UK.

ISO/IEC 17799 Salary Histogram in the UK

ISO/IEC 17799
Top 13 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 31 August 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 -23 13 £56,912 -1.87% 3
South East -19 5 £56,912 -1.87% 1
North West +12 4 £35,000 -48.14%
Cheshire -2 4 £35,000 -48.14%
London +4 3 £65,000 - 2
Hampshire +2 3 £56,912 -1.87%
City of London - 3 £65,000 - 1
Surrey -6 2 £57,500 +21.05% 1
Guildford -9 2 £57,500 - 1
Havant -21 2 £61,323 +5.72%
West Yorkshire 0 1 £40,000 -
Yorkshire -1 1 £40,000 -
Leeds - 1 £40,000 -

ISO/IEC 17799
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 26 (92.86%) Information Security
2 20 (71.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 16 (57.14%) Finance
4 14 (50.00%) COBIT
5 13 (46.43%) CISSP
6 12 (42.86%) Security Management
6 12 (42.86%) Management Information System
7 11 (39.29%) ITIL
7 11 (39.29%) CISA
7 11 (39.29%) CISM
8 10 (35.71%) Degree
9 9 (32.14%) Penetration Testing
9 9 (32.14%) Incident Management
10 8 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
11 7 (25.00%) Server Hardening
11 7 (25.00%) Risk Management
11 7 (25.00%) Banking
11 7 (25.00%) Network Design
12 6 (21.43%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 6 (21.43%) Investment Banking
12 6 (21.43%) Information Security Management
12 6 (21.43%) Technical Analysis
12 6 (21.43%) Computer Science
12 6 (21.43%) Wealth Management
12 6 (21.43%) Security Testing
12 6 (21.43%) SIEM
13 5 (17.86%) PCI DSS
13 5 (17.86%) Security Architecture
13 5 (17.86%) Project Management
13 5 (17.86%) Windows

ISO/IEC 17799
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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.

Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.29%) VPN
1 4 (14.29%) Firewall
1 4 (14.29%) Network Security
2 3 (10.71%) VoIP
2 3 (10.71%) DHCP
2 3 (10.71%) DNS
2 3 (10.71%) SSL
3 2 (7.14%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (3.57%) TCP/IP
4 1 (3.57%) ICMP
General
1 16 (57.14%) Finance
2 7 (25.00%) Banking
3 6 (21.43%) Investment Banking
4 4 (14.29%) Financial Institution
5 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
5 1 (3.57%) Legal
5 1 (3.57%) French Language
Job Titles
1 7 (25.00%) Security Engineer
2 6 (21.43%) Analyst
2 6 (21.43%) Security Analyst
3 5 (17.86%) Senior Analyst
3 5 (17.86%) Senior Security Analyst
4 4 (14.29%) Risk Manager
4 4 (14.29%) Information Manager
4 4 (14.29%) Security Officer
4 4 (14.29%) Information Risk Manager
5 3 (10.71%) Head of Security
5 3 (10.71%) Head of IT Security
5 3 (10.71%) Head of IT
6 2 (7.14%) Architect
7 1 (3.57%) Information Security Officer
7 1 (3.57%) Information Security Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Business Consultant
7 1 (3.57%) Information Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Security Architect
7 1 (3.57%) Technical Architect
7 1 (3.57%) Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 12 (42.86%) Management Information System
2 8 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (21.43%) Computer Science
4 4 (14.29%) GIS
5 1 (3.57%) Smart Meter
5 1 (3.57%) Data Centre
5 1 (3.57%) Derivative
5 1 (3.57%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (3.57%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 5 (17.86%) Windows
2 4 (14.29%) UNIX
3 1 (3.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (92.86%) Information Security
2 12 (42.86%) Security Management
3 11 (39.29%) ITIL
4 9 (32.14%) Penetration Testing
4 9 (32.14%) Incident Management
5 7 (25.00%) Network Design
5 7 (25.00%) Risk Management
5 7 (25.00%) Server Hardening
6 6 (21.43%) Technical Analysis
6 6 (21.43%) Information Security Management
6 6 (21.43%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 6 (21.43%) SIEM
6 6 (21.43%) Wealth Management
6 6 (21.43%) Security Testing
7 5 (17.86%) Security Architecture
7 5 (17.86%) Project Management
8 4 (14.29%) Data Protection
8 4 (14.29%) Vulnerability Management
8 4 (14.29%) Database Security
8 4 (14.29%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 4 (14.29%) C
1 4 (14.29%) C++
Qualifications
1 13 (46.43%) CISSP
2 11 (39.29%) CISA
2 11 (39.29%) CISM
3 10 (35.71%) Degree
4 4 (14.29%) MBA
5 3 (10.71%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (10.71%) CCNA
6 2 (7.14%) Security Cleared
7 1 (3.57%) CRISC
7 1 (3.57%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (3.57%) GIAC
7 1 (3.57%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (71.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 14 (50.00%) COBIT
3 5 (17.86%) PCI DSS
4 4 (14.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (3.57%) BS7799
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £55k - 70k + bonus + benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
North London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago