Period
to 21 October 2019

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 21 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

BS 7799
UK
6 months to
21 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 1073 1161 1210
Rank change year-on-year +88 +49 +19
Permanent jobs citing BS7799 3 4 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.002% 0.002% 0.003%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.017% 0.019% 0.023%
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 3
UK median annual salary £55,000 £67,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.52% +35.00% -39.39%
10th Percentile £50,500 £63,750 £44,700
90th Percentile £59,500 £71,250 £66,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £67,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -18.52% +35.00% +5.26%

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 18,092 21,564 21,791
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.21% 13.18% 12.51%
Number of salaries quoted 13,521 16,361 16,152
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £28,250 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

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 5 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 21 October 2019. 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 +107 3 £55,000 -18.52% 2
UK excluding London +59 3 £55,000 -18.52% 2
South East +24 2 £52,500 -22.22% 2
North West +42 1 £60,000 -11.11%
North of England +17 1 £60,000 -11.11%

For the 6 months to 21 October 2019, 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 3 (100.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (66.67%) Service Management
2 2 (66.67%) Service Delivery
2 2 (66.67%) Change Management
2 2 (66.67%) VPN
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (33.33%) CMDB
3 1 (33.33%) Problem Management
3 1 (33.33%) Risk Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Release Management
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Management
3 1 (33.33%) Data Protection
3 1 (33.33%) PCI DSS
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (33.33%) SolarWinds
3 1 (33.33%) Azure
3 1 (33.33%) SaaS
3 1 (33.33%) PaaS
3 1 (33.33%) Skype for Business
3 1 (33.33%) SIEM
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (33.33%) Change Control
3 1 (33.33%) Capacity Management
3 1 (33.33%) IaaS

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Azure
1 1 (33.33%) IaaS
1 1 (33.33%) PaaS
1 1 (33.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) VPN
2 1 (33.33%) DHCP
2 1 (33.33%) DNS
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) LAN
2 1 (33.33%) MPLS
2 1 (33.33%) Skype
2 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (33.33%) VoIP
2 1 (33.33%) WAN
2 1 (33.33%) Wireless
General
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Manager
1 1 (33.33%) IT Manager
1 1 (33.33%) IT Operations Manager
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Network Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Operations Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) CMDB
2 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (33.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Change Management
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
1 2 (66.67%) Service Delivery
1 2 (66.67%) Service Management
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Asset Management
2 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (33.33%) Data Protection
2 1 (33.33%) Data Security
2 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
2 1 (33.33%) Information Management
2 1 (33.33%) ITSM
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Management
2 1 (33.33%) Problem Management
2 1 (33.33%) Release Management
2 1 (33.33%) Risk Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) Supplier Management
2 1 (33.33%) Validation
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (33.33%) CCNP
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) MCSE
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 1 (33.33%) PCI DSS
2 1 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
1 1 (33.33%) MetaFrame
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) AlienVault
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) SolarWinds
2 1 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Zscaler