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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
ISO/IEC 17799
Rank 880 874 837
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -37
Permanent jobs citing ISO/IEC 17799 12 55 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.011% 0.047% 0.040%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.10% 0.44% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 11 24 23
Average salary £65,000 £58,000 £58,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.06% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £50,000 £41,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £58,000 £58,000
% change year-on-year
-35.34% -

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
11833 12468 11112
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 10.81% 10.66% 10.22%
Number of salaries quoted 9376 9672 8820
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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 July 2015 within the UK.

ISO/IEC 17799 Salary Histogram in the UK

ISO/IEC 17799
Top 8 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 July 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 -20 12 £65,000 +12.06% 3
Cheshire +7 7 £35,000 -48.14%
North West +2 7 £35,000 -48.14%
London +31 4 £65,000 -
City of London - 3 £65,000 -
West Yorkshire +6 1 £40,000 -
Yorkshire 0 1 £40,000 -
Leeds - 1 £40,000 -

ISO/IEC 17799
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 31 (83.78%) Information Security
1 31 (83.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 22 (59.46%) CISSP
3 20 (54.05%) COBIT
4 17 (45.95%) Finance
5 16 (43.24%) CISA
6 15 (40.54%) Penetration Testing
7 14 (37.84%) CISM
8 13 (35.14%) Management Information System
9 12 (32.43%) Security Management
10 11 (29.73%) ITIL
10 11 (29.73%) PCI DSS
11 10 (27.03%) Incident Management
11 10 (27.03%) SIEM
12 9 (24.32%) Risk Management
12 9 (24.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 9 (24.32%) Degree
12 9 (24.32%) Security Testing
12 9 (24.32%) Vulnerability Assessment
13 8 (21.62%) Security Architecture
14 7 (18.92%) Computer Science
14 7 (18.92%) Cyber Security
14 7 (18.92%) Analytical Skills
14 7 (18.92%) Server Hardening
14 7 (18.92%) Network Design
14 7 (18.92%) Banking
15 6 (16.22%) Investment Banking
15 6 (16.22%) Data Security
15 6 (16.22%) Technical Analysis
15 6 (16.22%) Wealth Management

ISO/IEC 17799
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (10.81%) VPN
1 4 (10.81%) Firewall
2 3 (8.11%) Network Security
2 3 (8.11%) DNS
2 3 (8.11%) SSL
2 3 (8.11%) VoIP
2 3 (8.11%) DHCP
3 2 (5.41%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (2.70%) TCP/IP
General
1 17 (45.95%) Finance
2 7 (18.92%) Banking
3 6 (16.22%) Investment Banking
4 4 (10.81%) Financial Institution
5 2 (5.41%) Legal
6 1 (2.70%) Manufacturing
6 1 (2.70%) French Language
Job Titles
1 10 (27.03%) Analyst
1 10 (27.03%) Security Analyst
2 7 (18.92%) Senior Security Analyst
2 7 (18.92%) Senior Analyst
2 7 (18.92%) Security Engineer
3 6 (16.22%) Security Officer
4 5 (13.51%) Head of Security
5 4 (10.81%) Information Risk Manager
5 4 (10.81%) Head of IT Security
5 4 (10.81%) Risk Manager
5 4 (10.81%) Information Manager
5 4 (10.81%) Head of IT
6 3 (8.11%) Architect
6 3 (8.11%) Security Architect
7 2 (5.41%) Lead Security Architect
7 2 (5.41%) IT Security Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) Lead Architect
7 2 (5.41%) IT Security Officer
8 1 (2.70%) Information Analyst
8 1 (2.70%) Information Security Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.41%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 13 (35.14%) Management Information System
2 7 (18.92%) Computer Science
2 7 (18.92%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (10.81%) GIS
4 2 (5.41%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (5.41%) Cryptography
4 2 (5.41%) PKI
5 1 (2.70%) Derivative
5 1 (2.70%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.81%) Windows
2 3 (8.11%) UNIX
3 1 (2.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (83.78%) Information Security
2 15 (40.54%) Penetration Testing
3 12 (32.43%) Security Management
4 11 (29.73%) ITIL
5 10 (27.03%) Incident Management
5 10 (27.03%) SIEM
6 9 (24.32%) Security Testing
6 9 (24.32%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 9 (24.32%) Risk Management
7 8 (21.62%) Security Architecture
8 7 (18.92%) Cyber Security
8 7 (18.92%) Network Design
8 7 (18.92%) Server Hardening
9 6 (16.22%) Technical Analysis
9 6 (16.22%) Wealth Management
9 6 (16.22%) Data Security
10 5 (13.51%) Data Protection
11 4 (10.81%) Database Security
11 4 (10.81%) Information Security Management
11 4 (10.81%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.81%) C
1 4 (10.81%) C++
Qualifications
1 22 (59.46%) CISSP
2 16 (43.24%) CISA
3 14 (37.84%) CISM
4 9 (24.32%) Degree
5 4 (10.81%) MBA
6 3 (8.11%) GIAC
6 3 (8.11%) CEH
6 3 (8.11%) CRISC
6 3 (8.11%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (8.11%) CCNA
7 1 (2.70%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (83.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 20 (54.05%) COBIT
3 11 (29.73%) PCI DSS
4 9 (24.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (10.81%) BS7799
6 2 (5.41%) HIPAA
7 1 (2.70%) ISO 9001
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