The table below looks at the prevalence of the term CESG in IT jobs advertised for the England 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 743 757 809
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +52
Permanent jobs citing CESG 122 106 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.12% 0.11% 0.064%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.31% 0.27% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 90 81 58
Average salary £60,000 £62,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,100 £43,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £57,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
CESG
UK

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

Miscellaneous Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
39198 39610 41819
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 37.85% 39.38% 38.87%
Number of salaries quoted 31877 31504 35390
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

CESG
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

CESG Jobs Demand Trend in England

CESG
Salary Trend in England

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

CESG Salary Trend in England

CESG
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing CESG across the England region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

CESG Salary Histogram in England

CESG
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CESG within the England region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East +3 53 £60,000 +33.33% 5
London +3 36 £60,000 -12.40% 3
South West -5 11 £62,500 -16.66%
West Midlands -17 10 £55,000 +22.22% 1
East Midlands - 6 £31,025 -
North West -15 4 - - 1
East of England -25 2 £70,000 +150.00%
CESG
UK

CESG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the England 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.

1 127 (49.61%) CESG CLAS
2 124 (48.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 102 (39.84%) CISSP
4 100 (39.06%) Risk Management
4 100 (39.06%) Security Cleared
4 100 (39.06%) Information Assurance
5 95 (37.11%) Information Security
6 92 (35.94%) Management Information System
7 89 (34.77%) RMADS
8 62 (24.22%) SC Cleared
9 61 (23.83%) Firewall
9 61 (23.83%) Security Architecture
10 51 (19.92%) ISMS
11 44 (17.19%) CISM
12 42 (16.41%) Windows
13 40 (15.63%) PCI DSS
14 38 (14.84%) Risk Assessment
15 35 (13.67%) Microsoft
16 34 (13.28%) Linux
17 33 (12.89%) JSP 440
18 31 (12.11%) DV Cleared
19 30 (11.72%) ITIL
19 30 (11.72%) MS Excel
19 30 (11.72%) Telecoms
20 28 (10.94%) LAN
20 28 (10.94%) TOGAF
21 26 (10.16%) WAN
21 26 (10.16%) Cryptography
21 26 (10.16%) Network Security
22 24 (9.38%) SOA

CESG
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the England 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 13 (5.08%) Tomcat
1 13 (5.08%) MS Exchange
2 10 (3.91%) Exchange Server 2010
2 10 (3.91%) Apache
3 5 (1.95%) IIS
4 4 (1.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 30 (11.72%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.34%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.78%) MS Project
3 2 (0.78%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (2.73%) RMDS
2 1 (0.39%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
Cloud Services
1 11 (4.30%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (1.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 61 (23.83%) Firewall
2 28 (10.94%) LAN
3 26 (10.16%) WAN
3 26 (10.16%) Network Security
4 24 (9.38%) VPN
5 23 (8.98%) TCP/IP
6 16 (6.25%) LDAP
7 15 (5.86%) DNS
7 15 (5.86%) Wireless
7 15 (5.86%) IPsec
8 14 (5.47%) SAN
9 13 (5.08%) iSCSI
10 11 (4.30%) X.509
11 10 (3.91%) HTTP
11 10 (3.91%) SNMP
11 10 (3.91%) MRTG
12 9 (3.52%) DMZ
13 7 (2.73%) Internet
13 7 (2.73%) Wireshark
14 6 (2.34%) DMVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (6.64%) MySQL
2 10 (3.91%) MongoDB
3 8 (3.13%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.39%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (0.39%) Rational DOORS
General
1 30 (11.72%) Telecoms
2 23 (8.98%) Finance
3 15 (5.86%) Local Government
4 12 (4.69%) Banking
5 10 (3.91%) Law
6 9 (3.52%) Electronics
7 8 (3.13%) Aerospace
8 4 (1.56%) Military
8 4 (1.56%) Retail
9 3 (1.17%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.78%) Legal
10 2 (0.78%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.39%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 81 (31.64%) Consultant
2 63 (24.61%) Architect
3 51 (19.92%) Security Consultant
4 48 (18.75%) Security Architect
5 28 (10.94%) CLAS Consultant
6 20 (7.81%) Solutions Architect
7 18 (7.03%) Information Assurance Consultant
7 18 (7.03%) Security Manager
8 15 (5.86%) Enterprise Architect
8 15 (5.86%) Technical Architect
9 13 (5.08%) Information Security Consultant
10 12 (4.69%) Security Advisor
11 11 (4.30%) Infrastructure Consultant
12 10 (3.91%) Security Specialist
13 8 (3.13%) Administrator
13 8 (3.13%) Network Engineer
13 8 (3.13%) Security Engineer
13 8 (3.13%) Enterprise Security Architect
13 8 (3.13%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
14 7 (2.73%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (5.86%) JSP
2 11 (4.30%) Web Services
3 10 (3.91%) RabbitMQ
4 3 (1.17%) Middleware
4 3 (1.17%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 127 (49.61%) CESG CLAS
2 92 (35.94%) Management Information System
3 89 (34.77%) RMADS
4 26 (10.16%) Cryptography
5 23 (8.98%) PKI
6 11 (4.30%) Smartcard
6 11 (4.30%) Analytical Skills
7 10 (3.91%) Streaming Video
8 8 (3.13%) Clustering
9 6 (2.34%) Data Protection Act
10 5 (1.95%) iPad
10 5 (1.95%) Replication
10 5 (1.95%) GIS
11 4 (1.56%) Client/Server
11 4 (1.56%) PMI
11 4 (1.56%) SCADA
11 4 (1.56%) Social Network
12 3 (1.17%) Mathematics
12 3 (1.17%) Computer Science
12 3 (1.17%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 42 (16.41%) Windows
2 34 (13.28%) Linux
3 13 (5.08%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (4.30%) UNIX
5 10 (3.91%) CentOS
6 7 (2.73%) Solaris
7 5 (1.95%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (1.56%) AIX
9 3 (1.17%) Windows 7
9 3 (1.17%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.78%) Windows NT
10 2 (0.78%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (39.06%) Risk Management
1 100 (39.06%) Information Assurance
2 95 (37.11%) Information Security
3 61 (23.83%) Security Architecture
4 51 (19.92%) ISMS
5 38 (14.84%) Risk Assessment
6 30 (11.72%) ITIL
7 28 (10.94%) TOGAF
8 24 (9.38%) SOA
9 22 (8.59%) UML
9 22 (8.59%) Risk Analysis
9 22 (8.59%) Security Testing
9 22 (8.59%) Cyber Security
10 21 (8.20%) SABSA
11 18 (7.03%) Service Management
12 17 (6.64%) Time Management
12 17 (6.64%) Vulnerability Assessment
13 16 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
13 16 (6.25%) Business Continuity
14 14 (5.47%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 11 (4.30%) Java
2 10 (3.91%) Perl
2 10 (3.91%) Bash Shell
3 8 (3.13%) SQL
4 5 (1.95%) JavaScript
4 5 (1.95%) C
Qualifications
1 102 (39.84%) CISSP
2 100 (39.06%) Security Cleared
3 62 (24.22%) SC Cleared
4 44 (17.19%) CISM
5 31 (12.11%) DV Cleared
6 23 (8.98%) Degree
7 20 (7.81%) CISA
8 13 (5.08%) Cisco Certification
9 11 (4.30%) CEH
10 9 (3.52%) CCNP
10 9 (3.52%) CCNA
10 9 (3.52%) CCDP
11 6 (2.34%) MCSE
11 6 (2.34%) Microsoft Certification
12 5 (1.95%) SSCP
12 5 (1.95%) GCIA
13 4 (1.56%) GIAC
13 4 (1.56%) PMI Certification
14 3 (1.17%) CCIE
14 3 (1.17%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 124 (48.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 40 (15.63%) PCI DSS
3 33 (12.89%) JSP 440
4 13 (5.08%) COBIT
5 9 (3.52%) ISO 9001
6 6 (2.34%) CESG Infosec
7 4 (1.56%) QA
8 3 (1.17%) ISO/IEC 17799
8 3 (1.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.39%) SLA
9 1 (0.39%) BS25999
System Software
1 13 (5.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (3.91%) XenServer
3 6 (2.34%) Active Directory
4 5 (1.95%) Snort
4 5 (1.95%) NFS
Systems Management
1 10 (3.91%) Nagios
1 10 (3.91%) WSUS
1 10 (3.91%) SELinux
1 10 (3.91%) Icinga
2 5 (1.95%) OpenView
2 5 (1.95%) Tivoli
3 3 (1.17%) FortiGate
4 2 (0.78%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 35 (13.67%) Microsoft
2 22 (8.59%) Cisco
3 16 (6.25%) VMware
4 14 (5.47%) CheckPoint
5 12 (4.69%) Red Hat
6 11 (4.30%) Juniper
6 11 (4.30%) Oracle
7 9 (3.52%) F5
8 8 (3.13%) Sourcefire
9 7 (2.73%) SolarWinds
9 7 (2.73%) BT
10 6 (2.34%) MobileIron
11 5 (1.95%) CA
11 5 (1.95%) HP
11 5 (1.95%) Dell
12 4 (1.56%) Infoblox
12 4 (1.56%) Fortinet
13 3 (1.17%) LogRhythm
14 2 (0.78%) Citrix
14 2 (0.78%) IBM
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