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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Communications-Electronics Security Group (CESG)
Rank 310 313 335
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +22
Permanent jobs citing CESG 10 13 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.087% 0.11% 0.016%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.20% 0.24% 0.033%
Number of salaries quoted 10 13 2
Average salary £46,350 £70,000 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.78% +12.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,250 £58,500 £56,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,000 £79,000 £68,500
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £58,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
-9.48% -3.33%
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
5027 5522 6065
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 43.65% 46.70% 48.12%
Number of salaries quoted 4137 4818 5547
Average salary £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.34% +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £34,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £87,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 19 September 2014.

CESG Salary Histogram in the City of London

CESG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 8 (57.14%) Information Security
2 6 (42.86%) Finance
2 6 (42.86%) ITIL
2 6 (42.86%) Security Cleared
3 5 (35.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (28.57%) Service Delivery
4 4 (28.57%) PRINCE2
4 4 (28.57%) Linux
4 4 (28.57%) SC Cleared
4 4 (28.57%) Information Assurance
5 3 (21.43%) Security Architecture
5 3 (21.43%) DV Cleared
5 3 (21.43%) CESG CLAS
5 3 (21.43%) CISSP
5 3 (21.43%) CISM
6 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (14.29%) Security Management
6 2 (14.29%) Management Information System
6 2 (14.29%) Risk Management
6 2 (14.29%) RMDS
6 2 (14.29%) Mainframe
6 2 (14.29%) Information Security Management
6 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
6 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
6 2 (14.29%) Oracle
6 2 (14.29%) LAN
6 2 (14.29%) WAN
6 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
6 2 (14.29%) Banking
6 2 (14.29%) Network Security

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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.

Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (14.29%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) LAN
1 2 (14.29%) WAN
1 2 (14.29%) Network Security
General
1 6 (42.86%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Banking
3 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
3 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Consultant
2 3 (21.43%) Security Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) Architect
3 2 (14.29%) Enterprise Architect
3 2 (14.29%) Security Architect
3 2 (14.29%) CLAS Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) Enterprise Security Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Test Leader
4 1 (7.14%) Information Security Auditor
4 1 (7.14%) Security Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Auditor
4 1 (7.14%) Information Security Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) IT Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) IT Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) CESG CLAS
2 2 (14.29%) Mainframe
2 2 (14.29%) Management Information System
2 2 (14.29%) Mobile Payment
3 1 (7.14%) Cryptography
3 1 (7.14%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (28.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) Information Security
2 6 (42.86%) ITIL
3 4 (28.57%) PRINCE2
3 4 (28.57%) Service Delivery
3 4 (28.57%) Information Assurance
4 3 (21.43%) Security Architecture
5 2 (14.29%) Security Management
5 2 (14.29%) Risk Management
5 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (14.29%) Information Security Management
6 1 (7.14%) Data Security
6 1 (7.14%) ERP
6 1 (7.14%) Penetration Testing
6 1 (7.14%) Incident Management
6 1 (7.14%) Security Testing
6 1 (7.14%) ISMS
6 1 (7.14%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 4 (28.57%) SC Cleared
3 3 (21.43%) DV Cleared
3 3 (21.43%) CISSP
3 3 (21.43%) CISM
4 1 (7.14%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (35.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft