The table below looks at the prevalence of the term CESG in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited CESG over the 3 months to 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Communications-Electronics Security Group (CESG)
Rank 117 106 -
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -
Permanent jobs citing CESG 4 10 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.22% 0.62% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.83% 1.82% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 9 0
Average salary £50,000 £50,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.99% -
UK excluding London average salary £62,500 £47,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+31.57% -20.83%
CESG
West Midlands

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

Miscellaneous Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
480 549 452
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 26.23% 34.14% 27.65%
Number of salaries quoted 428 491 394
Average salary £40,000 £44,000 £38,612
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +13.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £67,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

CESG
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

CESG Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

CESG
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

CESG Salary Trend in Birmingham

CESG
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing CESG across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015.

CESG Salary Histogram in Birmingham

CESG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham 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 10 (83.33%) CISSP
2 7 (58.33%) Risk Management
2 7 (58.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (50.00%) PCI DSS
3 6 (50.00%) Information Security
4 5 (41.67%) Firewall
4 5 (41.67%) Security Testing
5 4 (33.33%) COBIT
5 4 (33.33%) Data Protection Act
5 4 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (33.33%) Data Protection
5 4 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
5 4 (33.33%) Fortinet
5 4 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (33.33%) Cisco
5 4 (33.33%) Management Information System
5 4 (33.33%) Electronics
6 3 (25.00%) Process Management
6 3 (25.00%) Information Security Management
6 3 (25.00%) Security Management
6 3 (25.00%) VPN
6 3 (25.00%) ITIL
6 3 (25.00%) CCIE
6 3 (25.00%) CCNP
6 3 (25.00%) CCDP
6 3 (25.00%) BCP
6 3 (25.00%) Freedom of Information
6 3 (25.00%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
6 3 (25.00%) Business Continuity
6 3 (25.00%) Sourcefire

CESG
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham 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 5 (41.67%) Firewall
2 4 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (25.00%) VPN
General
1 4 (33.33%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Consultant
2 3 (25.00%) Pre Sales Consultant
2 3 (25.00%) Sales Consultant
2 3 (25.00%) Security Consultant
2 3 (25.00%) Compliance Manager
3 2 (16.67%) CLAS Consultant
3 2 (16.67%) Security Specialist
4 1 (8.33%) Information Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Security Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Information Security Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Data Protection Act
1 4 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 3 (25.00%) Freedom of Information
3 2 (16.67%) RMADS
3 2 (16.67%) CESG CLAS
4 1 (8.33%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Risk Management
2 6 (50.00%) Information Security
3 5 (41.67%) Security Testing
4 4 (33.33%) Data Protection
4 4 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
5 3 (25.00%) Process Management
5 3 (25.00%) Information Security Management
5 3 (25.00%) Security Management
5 3 (25.00%) ITIL
5 3 (25.00%) BCP
5 3 (25.00%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
5 3 (25.00%) Business Continuity
5 3 (25.00%) Business Continuity Planning
5 3 (25.00%) Information Governance
6 2 (16.67%) Protective Monitoring
6 2 (16.67%) Information Assurance
6 2 (16.67%) Security Architecture
6 2 (16.67%) SIEM
6 2 (16.67%) ISMS
6 2 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
Qualifications
1 10 (83.33%) CISSP
2 4 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (25.00%) CCIE
3 3 (25.00%) CCNP
3 3 (25.00%) CCDP
4 2 (16.67%) CEH
4 2 (16.67%) SSCP
4 2 (16.67%) CISM
5 1 (8.33%) Check Point Certification
5 1 (8.33%) CCSP
5 1 (8.33%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (58.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (50.00%) PCI DSS
3 4 (33.33%) COBIT
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Fortinet
1 4 (33.33%) Cisco
2 3 (25.00%) Sourcefire
3 1 (8.33%) VMware
3 1 (8.33%) CheckPoint
3 1 (8.33%) Symantec
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (8.33%) MobileIron