The table below looks at the statistics for BS7799 skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited BS7799 over the 3 months to 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
BS 7799
Rank - 204 -
Permanent jobs citing BS7799 0 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands - 0.055% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - 0.66% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 0
Average salary - £32,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £29,000 £45,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-35.55% -18.18%
BS7799
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Quality Assurance & Compliance category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
452 455 456
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 8.24% 8.32% 9.31%
Number of salaries quoted 380 383 388
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.43%

BS7799
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing BS7799 across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

BS7799 Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

BS7799
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing BS7799 across the West Midlands region.

BS7799 Salary Trend in the West Midlands

BS7799
Top 15 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region 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 1 (100.00%) HND
1 1 (100.00%) BCP
1 1 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (100.00%) Business Continuity
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Assessment
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security
1 1 (100.00%) Information Management
1 1 (100.00%) Data Protection Act
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Security
1 1 (100.00%) Data Protection
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Business Continuity Planning

BS7799
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region 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.

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security Officer
1 1 (100.00%) Security Officer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (100.00%) Data Protection Act
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) BCP
1 1 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (100.00%) Business Continuity
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Assessment
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security
1 1 (100.00%) Information Management
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Security
1 1 (100.00%) Data Protection
1 1 (100.00%) Business Continuity Planning
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) HND
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared