Period
to 25 April 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 25 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

BS 7799
UK
6 months to
25 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1169 1168 1269
Rank change year-on-year -1 +101 +19
Permanent jobs citing BS7799 11 11 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.006% 0.006% 0.009%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.048% 0.053% 0.067%
Number of salaries quoted 8 9 18
UK median annual salary £71,250 £82,500 £49,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.64% +67.51% -10.45%
10th Percentile £64,808 £40,500 £41,175
90th Percentile £76,625 £93,750 £73,250
UK excluding London median annual salary - £41,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - -18.00% -4.76%

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 22,967 20,621 26,909
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.98% 12.12% 13.14%
Number of salaries quoted 17,810 16,316 21,317
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,975 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% +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 25 April 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 +2 11 £71,250 -13.64% 2
London -3 11 £71,250 -16.18%

For the 6 months to 25 April 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 11 (100.00%) Information Security
2 9 (81.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (72.73%) Fintech
4 7 (63.64%) Risk Management
4 7 (63.64%) E-Commerce
4 7 (63.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 7 (63.64%) COBIT
4 7 (63.64%) PCI DSS
5 6 (54.55%) CISM
6 4 (36.36%) Cybersecurity
6 4 (36.36%) Change Management
6 4 (36.36%) CISA
6 4 (36.36%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (36.36%) CISSP
7 2 (18.18%) Business Continuity
7 2 (18.18%) Legal
7 2 (18.18%) Scrum
7 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (18.18%) Ethical Hacking
7 2 (18.18%) CEH
7 2 (18.18%) Data Security
7 2 (18.18%) Risk Assessment
7 2 (18.18%) OWASP
7 2 (18.18%) SaaS
7 2 (18.18%) Security Architecture
7 2 (18.18%) Hedge funds
7 2 (18.18%) Computer Science
7 2 (18.18%) Security Testing
7 2 (18.18%) Public Cloud
7 2 (18.18%) Distributed Denial-of-Service

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 (18.18%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) Firewall
General
1 2 (18.18%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Analyst
1 7 (63.64%) Security Analyst
2 5 (45.45%) Information Analyst
2 5 (45.45%) Information Manager
2 5 (45.45%) Information Security Analyst
2 5 (45.45%) Information Security Manager
2 5 (45.45%) Security Manager
2 5 (45.45%) Senior Analyst
2 5 (45.45%) Senior Information Analyst
2 5 (45.45%) Senior Information Security Analyst
2 5 (45.45%) Senior Security Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Business Continuity Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Cybersecurity Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Risk Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Security Risk Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Manager
Miscellaneous
1 8 (72.73%) Fintech
2 2 (18.18%) Computer Science
2 2 (18.18%) Cyberthreat
2 2 (18.18%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 2 (18.18%) Hedge funds
2 2 (18.18%) Public Cloud
2 2 (18.18%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) Information Security
2 7 (63.64%) E-Commerce
2 7 (63.64%) Risk Management
3 4 (36.36%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (36.36%) Change Management
3 4 (36.36%) Cybersecurity
4 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (18.18%) Business Continuity
4 2 (18.18%) Data Security
4 2 (18.18%) Ethical Hacking
4 2 (18.18%) Information Governance
4 2 (18.18%) OWASP
4 2 (18.18%) Problem-Solving
4 2 (18.18%) Risk Assessment
4 2 (18.18%) Scrum
4 2 (18.18%) SDLC
4 2 (18.18%) Security Architecture
4 2 (18.18%) Security Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 1 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
Qualifications
1 6 (54.55%) CISM
2 4 (36.36%) CISA
2 4 (36.36%) CISSP
3 2 (18.18%) CEH
3 2 (18.18%) Degree
3 2 (18.18%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (81.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (63.64%) COBIT
2 7 (63.64%) PCI DSS
2 7 (63.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (18.18%) ISO 22301
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
1 2 (18.18%) CSIRT