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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Communications-Electronics Security Group (CESG)
Rank 124 113 -
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -
Permanent jobs citing CESG 5 9 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.24% 0.48% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.88% 1.45% -
Number of salaries quoted 5 8 0
Average salary £55,000 £47,750 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.18% -
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £57,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
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
567 622 440
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 27.38% 32.88% 26.46%
Number of salaries quoted 505 565 390
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,000 £24,700
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £63,500
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 18 December 2014.

CESG Salary Histogram in Birmingham

CESG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 9 (81.82%) CISSP
2 6 (54.55%) Risk Management
2 6 (54.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (54.55%) PCI DSS
3 5 (45.45%) Information Security
3 5 (45.45%) Firewall
4 4 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (36.36%) Cisco
4 4 (36.36%) Fortinet
4 4 (36.36%) Security Testing
4 4 (36.36%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (36.36%) Kalman Filter
5 3 (27.27%) Information Assurance
5 3 (27.27%) FortiGate
5 3 (27.27%) ISMS
5 3 (27.27%) RMADS
5 3 (27.27%) CESG CLAS
5 3 (27.27%) Sourcefire
5 3 (27.27%) CCIE
5 3 (27.27%) ITIL
5 3 (27.27%) CCNP
5 3 (27.27%) CCDP
5 3 (27.27%) VPN
5 3 (27.27%) Management Information System
6 2 (18.18%) Electronics
6 2 (18.18%) CISM
6 2 (18.18%) SSCP
6 2 (18.18%) Penetration Testing
6 2 (18.18%) Incident Management
6 2 (18.18%) IT Governance

CESG
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 (45.45%) Firewall
2 4 (36.36%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (27.27%) VPN
General
1 2 (18.18%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Consultant
2 3 (27.27%) Sales Consultant
2 3 (27.27%) Security Consultant
2 3 (27.27%) Pre Sales Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) Security Specialist
3 2 (18.18%) CLAS Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Security Advisor
4 1 (9.09%) Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Information Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Information Security Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Security Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Compliance Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Management Information System
1 3 (27.27%) CESG CLAS
1 3 (27.27%) RMADS
2 2 (18.18%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (9.09%) Social Network
3 1 (9.09%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Risk Management
2 5 (45.45%) Information Security
3 4 (36.36%) Security Testing
3 4 (36.36%) Kalman Filter
4 3 (27.27%) ISMS
4 3 (27.27%) Information Assurance
4 3 (27.27%) ITIL
5 2 (18.18%) TOGAF
5 2 (18.18%) Penetration Testing
5 2 (18.18%) Business Analysis
5 2 (18.18%) Incident Management
5 2 (18.18%) IT Governance
5 2 (18.18%) Security Architecture
5 2 (18.18%) SIEM
5 2 (18.18%) Data Protection
5 2 (18.18%) Protective Monitoring
6 1 (9.09%) Information Governance
6 1 (9.09%) Mobile Device Management
6 1 (9.09%) Business Continuity Planning
6 1 (9.09%) CRAMM
Qualifications
1 9 (81.82%) CISSP
2 4 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (27.27%) CCIE
3 3 (27.27%) CCNP
3 3 (27.27%) CCDP
4 2 (18.18%) SSCP
4 2 (18.18%) CISM
4 2 (18.18%) CEH
5 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
5 1 (9.09%) CCSE
5 1 (9.09%) Check Point Certification
5 1 (9.09%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (54.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 6 (54.55%) PCI DSS
2 2 (18.18%) COBIT
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Cisco
1 4 (36.36%) Fortinet
2 3 (27.27%) Sourcefire
3 1 (9.09%) MobileIron
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 1 (9.09%) CheckPoint
3 1 (9.09%) Symantec
3 1 (9.09%) VMware