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

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Communications-Electronics Security Group (CESG)
Rank 311 314 320
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +6
Permanent jobs citing CESG 3 12 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.028% 0.10% 0.052%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.067% 0.22% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1 11 6
Average salary £35,000 £67,000 £75,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-47.76% -10.66%
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £57,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -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
4486 5370 5204
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 41.66% 46.34% 45.31%
Number of salaries quoted 3867 4577 4710
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 £34,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 (61.54%) Information Security
2 7 (53.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (46.15%) ITIL
4 5 (38.46%) Information Assurance
4 5 (38.46%) Security Architecture
5 4 (30.77%) PRINCE2
5 4 (30.77%) Linux
5 4 (30.77%) CISSP
5 4 (30.77%) CISM
5 4 (30.77%) Management Information System
5 4 (30.77%) Network Security
5 4 (30.77%) Security Cleared
6 3 (23.08%) CISA
6 3 (23.08%) Service Delivery
6 3 (23.08%) Finance
6 3 (23.08%) CESG CLAS
6 3 (23.08%) Cryptography
6 3 (23.08%) SC Cleared
6 3 (23.08%) DV Cleared
6 3 (23.08%) Vulnerability Management
7 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
7 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
7 2 (15.38%) LAN
7 2 (15.38%) WAN
7 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
7 2 (15.38%) Internet
7 2 (15.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (15.38%) RMDS
7 2 (15.38%) CEH

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 (15.38%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (15.38%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (30.77%) Network Security
2 2 (15.38%) LAN
2 2 (15.38%) WAN
2 2 (15.38%) Internet
General
1 3 (23.08%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
2 1 (7.69%) Banking
2 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Consultant
2 2 (15.38%) Security Consultant
2 2 (15.38%) Test Manager
2 2 (15.38%) Security Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Security Manager
2 2 (15.38%) CLAS Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Information Security Auditor
3 1 (7.69%) Auditor
3 1 (7.69%) Information Security Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) IT Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) IT Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Management Information System
2 3 (23.08%) CESG CLAS
2 3 (23.08%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) Information Security
2 6 (46.15%) ITIL
3 5 (38.46%) Information Assurance
3 5 (38.46%) Security Architecture
4 4 (30.77%) PRINCE2
5 3 (23.08%) Service Delivery
5 3 (23.08%) Vulnerability Management
6 2 (15.38%) Database Security
6 2 (15.38%) Security Testing
6 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (15.38%) Penetration Testing
7 1 (7.69%) Incident Management
7 1 (7.69%) ERP
7 1 (7.69%) Information Security Management
7 1 (7.69%) Data Security
7 1 (7.69%) Security Management
7 1 (7.69%) ISMS
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) CISSP
1 4 (30.77%) CISM
1 4 (30.77%) Security Cleared
2 3 (23.08%) SC Cleared
2 3 (23.08%) DV Cleared
2 3 (23.08%) CISA
3 2 (15.38%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (53.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (15.38%) QA
2 2 (15.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (15.38%) PCI DSS
3 1 (7.69%) CESG Infosec
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft