The table below looks at the prevalence of the term CESG in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited CESG over the 3 months to 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Communications-Electronics Security Group (CESG)
Rank 211 207 213
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +6
Permanent jobs citing CESG 11 9 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.21% 0.17% 0.19%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.64% 0.47% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 6 8 6
Average salary £67,500 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+50.00% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £45,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,750 £45,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £62,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+31.57% +5.55%
CESG
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Miscellaneous Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1718 1897 1845
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 32.51% 35.78% 35.83%
Number of salaries quoted 1214 1343 1442
Average salary £49,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £29,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

CESG
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing CESG across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

CESG Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

CESG
Salary Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing CESG across the Berkshire region.

CESG Salary Trend in Berkshire

CESG
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing CESG across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 6 March 2015.

CESG Salary Histogram in Berkshire

CESG
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CESG within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 6 March 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading -6 6 £58,750 +30.55%
Bracknell - 4 £67,500 -
CESG
South East

CESG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing CESG also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited CESG.

1 22 (62.86%) CISSP
2 21 (60.00%) CESG CLAS
3 17 (48.57%) Information Security
3 17 (48.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 16 (45.71%) Firewall
5 14 (40.00%) RMADS
5 14 (40.00%) Security Cleared
5 14 (40.00%) Information Assurance
6 13 (37.14%) Management Information System
7 11 (31.43%) CISM
7 11 (31.43%) Telecoms
7 11 (31.43%) Security Architecture
8 10 (28.57%) SABSA
8 10 (28.57%) SC Cleared
8 10 (28.57%) Finance
8 10 (28.57%) TOGAF
8 10 (28.57%) Risk Management
9 9 (25.71%) PCI DSS
10 8 (22.86%) ITIL
11 7 (20.00%) UNIX
11 7 (20.00%) Windows
11 7 (20.00%) Wireless
11 7 (20.00%) Service Management
11 7 (20.00%) Cyber Security
12 6 (17.14%) DV Cleared
12 6 (17.14%) Data Protection
13 5 (14.29%) Cryptography
13 5 (14.29%) COBIT
13 5 (14.29%) Business Continuity
14 4 (11.43%) Banking

CESG
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing CESG also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited CESG. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 16 (45.71%) Firewall
2 7 (20.00%) Wireless
3 3 (8.57%) VPN
3 3 (8.57%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (2.86%) Network Security
General
1 11 (31.43%) Telecoms
2 10 (28.57%) Finance
3 4 (11.43%) Banking
4 2 (5.71%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (48.57%) Consultant
2 11 (31.43%) Security Consultant
3 10 (28.57%) Architect
4 9 (25.71%) Enterprise Architect
4 9 (25.71%) Security Architect
5 7 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
5 7 (20.00%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
5 7 (20.00%) CLAS Consultant
6 6 (17.14%) Security Solutions Architect
6 6 (17.14%) Security Manager
7 4 (11.43%) Enterprise Security Architect
8 3 (8.57%) Information Assurance Consultant
8 3 (8.57%) Pre Sales Consultant
8 3 (8.57%) Sales Consultant
9 2 (5.71%) Security Officer
9 2 (5.71%) Cyber Security Consultant
10 1 (2.86%) Cyber Security Architect
10 1 (2.86%) CLAS Security Consultant
10 1 (2.86%) Author
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.71%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 21 (60.00%) CESG CLAS
2 14 (40.00%) RMADS
3 13 (37.14%) Management Information System
4 5 (14.29%) Cryptography
5 4 (11.43%) Data Protection Act
6 2 (5.71%) Mathematics
6 2 (5.71%) PKI
6 2 (5.71%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 7 (20.00%) UNIX
1 7 (20.00%) Windows
2 3 (8.57%) Solaris
2 3 (8.57%) Windows NT
2 3 (8.57%) Windows XP
2 3 (8.57%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (48.57%) Information Security
2 14 (40.00%) Information Assurance
3 11 (31.43%) Security Architecture
4 10 (28.57%) SABSA
4 10 (28.57%) TOGAF
4 10 (28.57%) Risk Management
5 8 (22.86%) ITIL
6 7 (20.00%) Service Management
6 7 (20.00%) Cyber Security
7 6 (17.14%) Data Protection
8 5 (14.29%) Business Continuity
9 4 (11.43%) Information Security Management
9 4 (11.43%) Security Management
9 4 (11.43%) BCP
9 4 (11.43%) CRM
9 4 (11.43%) Network Design
9 4 (11.43%) ISMS
9 4 (11.43%) Business Continuity Planning
10 3 (8.57%) Kalman Filter
10 3 (8.57%) Technical Architecture
Qualifications
1 22 (62.86%) CISSP
2 14 (40.00%) Security Cleared
3 11 (31.43%) CISM
4 10 (28.57%) SC Cleared
5 6 (17.14%) DV Cleared
6 4 (11.43%) CISMP
6 4 (11.43%) MBCS
6 4 (11.43%) CITP
7 3 (8.57%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (8.57%) CCIE
7 3 (8.57%) CCNP
7 3 (8.57%) CCDP
8 2 (5.71%) CISA
8 2 (5.71%) GIAC
8 2 (5.71%) CRISC
8 2 (5.71%) Degree
9 1 (2.86%) CEH
9 1 (2.86%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (48.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (25.71%) PCI DSS
3 5 (14.29%) COBIT
4 2 (5.71%) JSP 440
5 1 (2.86%) BS7799
5 1 (2.86%) QA
System Software
1 3 (8.57%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (8.57%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 3 (8.57%) Cisco
1 3 (8.57%) Sourcefire
1 3 (8.57%) Fortinet
2 1 (2.86%) McAfee