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 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

BS 7799
UK
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 850 938 941
Rank change year-on-year +88 +3  
Permanent jobs citing BS7799 2 12 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.002% 0.011% 0.012%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.019% 0.087% 0.097%
Number of salaries quoted 2 12 11
Median salary £41,000 £50,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.00% -9.09%  
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -18.00% -9.09%  

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

Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 10345 13734 13449
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 12.11% 13.15% 12.56%
Number of salaries quoted 8152 10858 10403
Median salary £48,500 £50,000 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.00% +7.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £29,400 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £44,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -4.49% +4.70%  

BS7799
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing BS7799 as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

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 3 months to 29 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +64 2 £41,000 -18.00% 2
Wakefield - 2 £41,000 -
West Yorkshire - 2 £41,000 -
Yorkshire - 2 £41,000 -

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 11 (84.62%) CISSP
1 11 (84.62%) CISA
1 11 (84.62%) Information Security
2 8 (61.54%) Finance
3 7 (53.85%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (46.15%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 6 (46.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (46.15%) COBIT
4 6 (46.15%) Risk Analysis
5 5 (38.46%) Risk Management
5 5 (38.46%) Security Architecture
5 5 (38.46%) Cybersecurity
5 5 (38.46%) CESG
5 5 (38.46%) CESG CLAS
5 5 (38.46%) People Management
5 5 (38.46%) Identity Access Management
5 5 (38.46%) CLAS
6 4 (30.77%) Enterprise Architecture
7 3 (23.08%) Data Protection
7 3 (23.08%) Budget Control
8 2 (15.38%) Vulnerability Management
8 2 (15.38%) Incident Management
8 2 (15.38%) Security Testing
8 2 (15.38%) Performance Management
8 2 (15.38%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 2 (15.38%) Risk Assessment
8 2 (15.38%) HP
8 2 (15.38%) ISEB
8 2 (15.38%) ITIL
8 2 (15.38%) PRINCE2

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:

General
1 8 (61.54%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Head of Security
2 2 (15.38%) Architect
2 2 (15.38%) Communications Manager
2 2 (15.38%) Head of Digital
2 2 (15.38%) Head of Information
2 2 (15.38%) Head of Information Security
2 2 (15.38%) Head of Infrastructure
2 2 (15.38%) Security Architect
2 2 (15.38%) Security Technical Architect
2 2 (15.38%) Technical Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Head of IT
3 1 (7.69%) Head of IT Security
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) CESG
1 5 (38.46%) CESG CLAS
2 2 (15.38%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (84.62%) Information Security
2 7 (53.85%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (46.15%) Risk Analysis
4 5 (38.46%) Cybersecurity
4 5 (38.46%) Identity Access Management
4 5 (38.46%) People Management
4 5 (38.46%) Risk Management
4 5 (38.46%) Security Architecture
5 4 (30.77%) Enterprise Architecture
6 3 (23.08%) Budget Control
6 3 (23.08%) Data Protection
7 2 (15.38%) Incident Management
7 2 (15.38%) ITIL
7 2 (15.38%) Performance Management
7 2 (15.38%) PRINCE2
7 2 (15.38%) Project Management
7 2 (15.38%) Risk Assessment
7 2 (15.38%) Security Testing
7 2 (15.38%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 2 (15.38%) Vulnerability Management
Qualifications
1 11 (84.62%) CISA
1 11 (84.62%) CISSP
2 5 (38.46%) CLAS
3 2 (15.38%) ISEB
4 1 (7.69%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (46.15%) COBIT
1 6 (46.15%) ISO/IEC 17799
1 6 (46.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) HP
Esher, Surrey
Vadis People Services Ltd
Salary: 6 Month Fixed Term Contract - £40k-£50k pa pro rata
Posted: 5 days ago
Esher, Surrey
Vadis People
Salary: 6 month Fixed Term Contract - £40,000-£50,000 pa pro rata
Posted: 5 days ago