Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

BS 7799
UK
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1206 1204 1298
Rank change year-on-year -2 +94 -15
Permanent jobs citing BS7799 5 18 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.003% 0.010% 0.011%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.022% 0.073% 0.089%
Number of salaries quoted 1 11 23
UK median annual salary £46,000 £85,000 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -45.88% +75.26% +67.24%
10th Percentile £44,000 £46,250 £35,850
90th Percentile £48,000 £105,000 £97,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £46,000 £82,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -44.24% +106.25% +37.93%

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 22797 24521 28165
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.66% 12.96% 12.87%
Number of salaries quoted 17109 19418 22276
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.09% +4.30% +3.33%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,980
% change year-on-year - +1.24% +4.95%

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 4 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 24 November 2017. 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 +31 5 £46,000 -45.88% 1
London +3 4 - - 1
South East +56 1 £46,000 -3.16%
UK excluding London +39 1 £46,000 -44.24%

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, IT jobs citing BS7799 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for BS7799.

1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) CISSP
1 5 (100.00%) Information Security
1 5 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (80.00%) Risk Management
2 4 (80.00%) COBIT
2 4 (80.00%) PCI DSS
2 4 (80.00%) CISA
2 4 (80.00%) CISM
2 4 (80.00%) Change Management
2 4 (80.00%) Firewall
2 4 (80.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 4 (80.00%) E-Commerce
2 4 (80.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL
3 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) Data Security
3 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (20.00%) CEH
3 1 (20.00%) CISMP
3 1 (20.00%) Information Governance
3 1 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (20.00%) Malware Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (20.00%) Degree

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:

Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) Firewall
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Information Manager
1 4 (80.00%) Information Security Manager
1 4 (80.00%) Security Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) CISSP Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Security Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Information Security
2 4 (80.00%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (80.00%) Change Management
2 4 (80.00%) E-Commerce
2 4 (80.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (20.00%) Data Security
3 1 (20.00%) Information Governance
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL
3 1 (20.00%) Malware Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) CISSP
2 4 (80.00%) CISA
2 4 (80.00%) CISM
3 1 (20.00%) CEH
3 1 (20.00%) CISMP
3 1 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (80.00%) COBIT
2 4 (80.00%) PCI DSS
2 4 (80.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley