The table below looks at the prevalence of the term CESG in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited CESG over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Communications-Electronics Security Group (CESG)
Rank 307 323 325
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +2
Permanent jobs citing CESG 3 15 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.028% 0.12% 0.075%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.068% 0.25% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 2 12 9
Average salary £47,500 £70,000 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-32.14% -
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+26.31% -5.00%
CESG
London

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

Miscellaneous Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
4406 5939 5530
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 41.56% 47.29% 46.35%
Number of salaries quoted 3646 4878 4793
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £85,000 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,250
% change year-on-year
- +4.57%

CESG
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

CESG Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

CESG
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

CESG Salary Trend in the City of London

CESG
Top 22 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the City of London 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 2 (50.00%) CISSP
1 2 (50.00%) Internet
1 2 (50.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 2 (50.00%) CISA
1 2 (50.00%) CISM
1 2 (50.00%) Information Security
1 2 (50.00%) CESG CLAS
1 2 (50.00%) Cryptography
1 2 (50.00%) CEH
1 2 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
1 2 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (50.00%) SCADA
1 2 (50.00%) QA
1 2 (50.00%) Security Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Network Security
1 2 (50.00%) PCI DSS
1 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (50.00%) Security Architecture
1 2 (50.00%) Vulnerability Management
1 2 (50.00%) Database Security
1 2 (50.00%) WorldPay

CESG
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the City of London 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 2 (50.00%) Internet
1 2 (50.00%) Network Security
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Test Manager
1 2 (50.00%) Security Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) CESG CLAS
1 2 (50.00%) Cryptography
1 2 (50.00%) SCADA
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Information Security
1 2 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Security Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Security Architecture
1 2 (50.00%) Vulnerability Management
1 2 (50.00%) Database Security
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) CISSP
1 2 (50.00%) CISA
1 2 (50.00%) CISM
1 2 (50.00%) CEH
1 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 2 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (50.00%) QA
1 2 (50.00%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) WorldPay