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 27 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Communications-Electronics Security Group (CESG)
Rank 124 123 120
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -3
Permanent jobs citing CESG 4 1 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.20% 0.052% 0.40%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.63% 0.14% 1.08%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 8
Average salary £48,000 £55,000 £75,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.72% -26.66%
UK excluding London average salary £47,750 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-4.50% -9.09%
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
635 705 741
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 31.28% 36.32% 36.85%
Number of salaries quoted 501 587 663
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -2.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,250 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 7 (87.50%) Information Security
2 6 (75.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (62.50%) CISSP
3 5 (62.50%) CISM
3 5 (62.50%) SIEM
4 4 (50.00%) Risk Assessment
4 4 (50.00%) Data Protection
5 3 (37.50%) PCI DSS
5 3 (37.50%) SC Cleared
5 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
5 3 (37.50%) Qualys
5 3 (37.50%) Incident Management
5 3 (37.50%) Nessus
5 3 (37.50%) Risk Management
5 3 (37.50%) Data Centre
6 2 (25.00%) Information Management
6 2 (25.00%) Electronics
6 2 (25.00%) Legal
6 2 (25.00%) CISA
6 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
6 2 (25.00%) Freedom of Information
6 2 (25.00%) CISMP
6 2 (25.00%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (12.50%) RMADS
7 1 (12.50%) Information Assurance
7 1 (12.50%) IT Governance
7 1 (12.50%) Cryptography
7 1 (12.50%) Network Design
7 1 (12.50%) ITIL
7 1 (12.50%) Data Security

CESG
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 27 July 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.

General
1 2 (25.00%) Electronics
1 2 (25.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Security Officer
2 2 (25.00%) IT Security Officer
2 2 (25.00%) Information Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Information Security Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Security Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Security Advisor
3 1 (12.50%) Information Security Officer
3 1 (12.50%) Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Information Assurance Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Data Centre
2 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (25.00%) Freedom of Information
2 2 (25.00%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (12.50%) RMADS
3 1 (12.50%) Cryptography
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Information Security
2 5 (62.50%) SIEM
3 4 (50.00%) Data Protection
3 4 (50.00%) Risk Assessment
4 3 (37.50%) Risk Management
4 3 (37.50%) Incident Management
5 2 (25.00%) Information Management
6 1 (12.50%) Network Design
6 1 (12.50%) IT Governance
6 1 (12.50%) ITIL
6 1 (12.50%) Data Security
6 1 (12.50%) Information Assurance
6 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (12.50%) Cyber Security
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) CISSP
1 5 (62.50%) CISM
2 3 (37.50%) SC Cleared
2 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
3 2 (25.00%) CISMP
3 2 (25.00%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (75.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (37.50%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) Nessus
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Qualys