Period
to 23 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for BS7799 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited BS7799 over the 6 months to 23 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

BS 7799
UK
6 months to
23 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1190 1160 1276
Rank change year-on-year -30 +116 -10
Permanent jobs citing BS7799 9 11 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.005% 0.006% 0.005%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.040% 0.051% 0.040%
Number of salaries quoted 3 9 11
UK median annual salary £68,000 £85,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.00% +78.95% -13.64%
10th Percentile £66,138 £78,750 £35,750
90th Percentile £71,600 £105,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary - £85,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +100.00% +46.55%

BS7799 is in the Quality Assurance and Compliance category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 22,754 21,753 27,311
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.91% 12.39% 12.92%
Number of salaries quoted 17,737 17,213 21,634
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,594 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £43,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +2.35% - +6.25%

BS7799
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing BS7799 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for BS7799 in the UK

BS7799
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for BS7799 in the UK

BS7799
Top 2 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing BS7799 within the UK over the 6 months to 23 February 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +5 9 £68,000 -20.00% 1
London -3 9 £68,000 -26.49% 1

For the 6 months to 23 February 2018, IT jobs citing BS7799 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads with a requirement for BS7799.

1 9 (100.00%) Information Security
2 7 (77.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (66.67%) CISM
4 5 (55.56%) E-Commerce
4 5 (55.56%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (55.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 5 (55.56%) Risk Management
4 5 (55.56%) COBIT
4 5 (55.56%) PCI DSS
5 4 (44.44%) Windows
5 4 (44.44%) CISA
5 4 (44.44%) CISSP
5 4 (44.44%) Change Management
5 4 (44.44%) Firewall
5 4 (44.44%) Cybersecurity
6 3 (33.33%) Fintech
7 2 (22.22%) SANS
7 2 (22.22%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
7 2 (22.22%) CSIRT
7 2 (22.22%) Information Governance
7 2 (22.22%) Public Cloud
7 2 (22.22%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 2 (22.22%) SDLC
7 2 (22.22%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 2 (22.22%) ISO 22301
7 2 (22.22%) Cyberthreat
7 2 (22.22%) Data Security
7 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (22.22%) Ethical Hacking
7 2 (22.22%) CEH

BS7799
Co-occurring IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) Firewall
General
1 2 (22.22%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Information Manager
1 7 (77.78%) Information Security Manager
1 7 (77.78%) Security Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Business Continuity Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Cybersecurity Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Risk Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Security Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Security Risk Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Fintech
2 2 (22.22%) Computer Science
2 2 (22.22%) Cyberthreat
2 2 (22.22%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 2 (22.22%) Hedge funds
2 2 (22.22%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Information Security
2 5 (55.56%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (55.56%) E-Commerce
2 5 (55.56%) Risk Management
3 4 (44.44%) Change Management
3 4 (44.44%) Cybersecurity
4 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (22.22%) Business Continuity
4 2 (22.22%) Data Security
4 2 (22.22%) Ethical Hacking
4 2 (22.22%) Information Governance
4 2 (22.22%) OWASP
4 2 (22.22%) Risk Assessment
4 2 (22.22%) Scrum
4 2 (22.22%) SDLC
4 2 (22.22%) Security Architecture
4 2 (22.22%) Security Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 1 (11.11%) Compliance Audit
5 1 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
Qualifications
1 6 (66.67%) CISM
2 4 (44.44%) CISA
2 4 (44.44%) CISSP
3 2 (22.22%) CEH
3 2 (22.22%) Degree
3 2 (22.22%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (77.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (55.56%) COBIT
2 5 (55.56%) PCI DSS
2 5 (55.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (22.22%) ISO 22301
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
1 2 (22.22%) CSIRT