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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Communications-Electronics Security Group (CESG)
Rank 300 318 307
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -11
Permanent jobs citing CESG 3 10 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.031% 0.085% 0.14%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.069% 0.19% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 2 10 17
Average salary £60,000 £46,350 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+29.44% -33.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £32,250 £54,100
10% offered a salary of more than £68,000 £80,500 £82,000
UK excluding London average salary £48,000 £52,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year
-8.57% -8.69%
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
4345 5276 5872
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 44.91% 44.97% 49.66%
Number of salaries quoted 3582 4335 5171
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% -4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £85,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -

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
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing CESG across the City of London region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

CESG Salary Histogram in the City of London

CESG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 5 (55.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (44.44%) CISM
2 4 (44.44%) CISSP
3 3 (33.33%) Cisco
3 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 3 (33.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (33.33%) VMware
3 3 (33.33%) Risk Assessment
3 3 (33.33%) Information Security
3 3 (33.33%) TOGAF
3 3 (33.33%) RMADS
3 3 (33.33%) PCI DSS
3 3 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 3 (33.33%) Security Architecture
4 2 (22.22%) Hyper-V
4 2 (22.22%) EMC RecoverPoint
4 2 (22.22%) EMC VNX
4 2 (22.22%) PowerShell
4 2 (22.22%) Information Assurance
4 2 (22.22%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (22.22%) Manufacturing
4 2 (22.22%) ISMS
4 2 (22.22%) QA
4 2 (22.22%) Digital Marketing
4 2 (22.22%) Security Testing
4 2 (22.22%) SCCM
4 2 (22.22%) SCOM
4 2 (22.22%) SCVMM
4 2 (22.22%) Incident Management

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (22.22%) IIS
Business Applications
1 2 (22.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) DNS
2 1 (11.11%) SSL
2 1 (11.11%) Internet
2 1 (11.11%) IPsec
2 1 (11.11%) Network Security
General
1 2 (22.22%) Electronics
1 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
1 2 (22.22%) Manufacturing
1 2 (22.22%) Marketing
2 1 (11.11%) Local Government
2 1 (11.11%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (22.22%) Architect
1 2 (22.22%) Administrator
1 2 (22.22%) Security Architect
1 2 (22.22%) Security Manager
1 2 (22.22%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (11.11%) Information Architect
2 1 (11.11%) Security Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) Senior Information Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Information Assurance Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Principal Security Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) Senior Information Security Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Information Security Architect
2 1 (11.11%) Information Security Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Senior Security Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) IT Security Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Security Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Principal Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) Information Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) RMADS
2 2 (22.22%) EMC VNX
2 2 (22.22%) DTV
2 2 (22.22%) Clustering
2 2 (22.22%) CESG CLAS
3 1 (11.11%) Cryptography
3 1 (11.11%) SCADA
3 1 (11.11%) Mobile Computing
3 1 (11.11%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Risk Assessment
1 3 (33.33%) Information Security
1 3 (33.33%) TOGAF
1 3 (33.33%) Security Architecture
2 2 (22.22%) Information Assurance
2 2 (22.22%) Incident Management
2 2 (22.22%) Digital Marketing
2 2 (22.22%) Security Testing
2 2 (22.22%) ISMS
2 2 (22.22%) Penetration Testing
2 2 (22.22%) Programme Management
2 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (22.22%) Security Management
2 2 (22.22%) Risk Management
2 2 (22.22%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) Vulnerability Management
3 1 (11.11%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Data Analytics
3 1 (11.11%) Analytics
3 1 (11.11%) Database Security
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) CISSP
1 4 (44.44%) CISM
2 3 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 2 (22.22%) CCNA
3 2 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (11.11%) SSCP
4 1 (11.11%) CISA
4 1 (11.11%) CEH
4 1 (11.11%) MCSE
4 1 (11.11%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (55.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (33.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (33.33%) PCI DSS
3 2 (22.22%) QA
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
1 2 (22.22%) Hyper-V
1 2 (22.22%) EMC RecoverPoint
2 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) NetBackup
1 2 (22.22%) SCCM
1 2 (22.22%) SCOM
1 2 (22.22%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Cisco
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 3 (33.33%) VMware
2 2 (22.22%) SAP
2 2 (22.22%) Symantec
2 2 (22.22%) HP
2 2 (22.22%) Dell
2 2 (22.22%) EMC
3 1 (11.11%) Citrix
3 1 (11.11%) Juniper
3 1 (11.11%) Red Hat
3 1 (11.11%) CheckPoint
3 1 (11.11%) WorldPay