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

BS 7799
UK
6 months to
24 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1158 1222 1283
Rank change year-on-year +64 +61 +43
Permanent jobs citing BS7799 6 13 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.003% 0.007% 0.014%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.028% 0.051% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 6 7 26
UK median annual salary £43,500 £47,500 £56,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.42% -15.56% +78.57%
10th Percentile £40,500 £41,000 £33,750
90th Percentile £61,250 £64,250 £92,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £43,500 £47,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -8.42% +18.75% +33.33%

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 21512 25265 28143
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.34% 13.11% 12.77%
Number of salaries quoted 15970 20059 22280
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.01% +10.00% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,450 £26,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +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
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing BS7799 over the 6 months to 24 September 2017.

Salary histogram 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 24 September 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
UK excluding London +56 6 £43,500 -8.42%
England +38 6 £43,500 -8.42% 1
South East +66 3 £50,000 +5.26%
North of England +8 3 £41,000 -0.90%
Yorkshire - 3 £41,000 -

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 4 (66.67%) ITIL
1 4 (66.67%) PRINCE2
1 4 (66.67%) Project Management
2 3 (50.00%) ISEB
2 3 (50.00%) CISSP
2 3 (50.00%) NHS
2 3 (50.00%) Performance Management
2 3 (50.00%) Data Strategy
3 2 (33.33%) Fortinet
3 2 (33.33%) CLAS
3 2 (33.33%) Security Architecture
3 2 (33.33%) CISA
3 2 (33.33%) CISM
3 2 (33.33%) Firewall
3 2 (33.33%) Security Management
4 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
4 1 (16.67%) Information Security
4 1 (16.67%) Data Security
4 1 (16.67%) Windows
4 1 (16.67%) HP
4 1 (16.67%) Information Governance
4 1 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (16.67%) Malware Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
4 1 (16.67%) CEH
4 1 (16.67%) CISMP
4 1 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (16.67%) 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 2 (33.33%) Firewall
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Communications Manager
2 2 (33.33%) Consultant
2 2 (33.33%) Security Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) CISSP Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Security Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Security Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) NHS
2 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) ITIL
1 4 (66.67%) PRINCE2
1 4 (66.67%) Project Management
2 3 (50.00%) Data Strategy
2 3 (50.00%) Performance Management
3 2 (33.33%) Security Architecture
3 2 (33.33%) Security Management
4 1 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (16.67%) Data Security
4 1 (16.67%) Information Governance
4 1 (16.67%) Information Security
4 1 (16.67%) Malware Analysis
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) CISSP
1 3 (50.00%) ISEB
2 2 (33.33%) CISA
2 2 (33.33%) CISM
2 2 (33.33%) CLAS
3 1 (16.67%) CEH
3 1 (16.67%) CISMP
3 1 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Fortinet
2 1 (16.67%) HP