The table below looks at the statistics for GPG13 skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited GPG13 over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CESG Good Practice Guide 13 (GPG 13)
Rank 856 847 870
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +23
Permanent jobs citing GPG13 13 7 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.012% 0.007% 0.010%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.11% 0.067% 0.096%
Number of salaries quoted 10 7 11
Average salary £46,250 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.90% +5.00%
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+9.52% +5.00%
GPG13
UK

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

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
11650 10486 11469
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 10.65% 10.31% 10.37%
Number of salaries quoted 9056 8316 9511
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
- -3.61%

GPG13
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing GPG13 across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

GPG13 Jobs Demand Trend in England

GPG13
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing GPG13 across the England region.

GPG13 Salary Trend in England

GPG13
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing GPG13 across the England region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

GPG13 Salary Histogram in England

GPG13
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GPG13 within the England region over the 3 months to 22 August 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
London - 6 £42,500 - 1
South East -23 5 £57,500 +9.52%
West Midlands - 2 £42,500 -
GPG13
UK

GPG13
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the England region citing GPG13 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 GPG13.

1 21 (91.30%) Firewall
2 17 (73.91%) Information Security
3 16 (69.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 16 (69.57%) TCP/IP
4 15 (65.22%) PCI DSS
5 14 (60.87%) Cisco ASA
5 14 (60.87%) Squid
5 14 (60.87%) Cisco
5 14 (60.87%) Cisco Certification
5 14 (60.87%) CheckPoint
5 14 (60.87%) Websense
5 14 (60.87%) CCNP
5 14 (60.87%) CCNA
5 14 (60.87%) Blue Coat
6 13 (56.52%) Telecoms
7 10 (43.48%) Sourcefire
7 10 (43.48%) Snort
7 10 (43.48%) Juniper
7 10 (43.48%) Network Security
8 8 (34.78%) Cisco PIX
9 7 (30.43%) NetScreen
10 6 (26.09%) CISSP
10 6 (26.09%) SIEM
11 4 (17.39%) Windows
11 4 (17.39%) CISM
12 3 (13.04%) Vulnerability Management
12 3 (13.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 3 (13.04%) SC Cleared
12 3 (13.04%) Security Cleared
12 3 (13.04%) PowerShell

GPG13
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the England region citing GPG13 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 GPG13. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (8.70%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 21 (91.30%) Firewall
2 16 (69.57%) TCP/IP
3 14 (60.87%) Cisco ASA
4 10 (43.48%) Network Security
5 8 (34.78%) Cisco PIX
6 7 (30.43%) NetScreen
7 2 (8.70%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
1 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 13 (56.52%) Telecoms
2 3 (13.04%) Finance
3 1 (4.35%) Banking
3 1 (4.35%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 9 (39.13%) Network Security Consultant
1 9 (39.13%) Network Consultant
1 9 (39.13%) Consultant
1 9 (39.13%) Security Consultant
2 5 (21.74%) Security Manager
2 5 (21.74%) Network Engineer
3 4 (17.39%) Support Engineer
3 4 (17.39%) Network Support Engineer
3 4 (17.39%) Network Support
3 4 (17.39%) Implementation Engineer
3 4 (17.39%) Network Implementation Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Security Operations Manager
4 3 (13.04%) Operations Manager
5 2 (8.70%) Project Manager
5 2 (8.70%) Team Leader
5 2 (8.70%) Sales Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Security Project Manager
5 2 (8.70%) Network Team Leader
6 1 (4.35%) Information Specialist
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Information Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.70%) Lucene
1 2 (8.70%) Regular Expression
2 1 (4.35%) HTML5
2 1 (4.35%) ADO.NET
2 1 (4.35%) .NET
2 1 (4.35%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.35%) PKI
2 1 (4.35%) CMDB
2 1 (4.35%) HP StorageWorks
2 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (17.39%) Windows
2 3 (13.04%) Linux
3 1 (4.35%) Ubuntu
3 1 (4.35%) CentOS
3 1 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (73.91%) Information Security
2 6 (26.09%) SIEM
3 3 (13.04%) Vulnerability Management
3 3 (13.04%) Service Delivery
4 2 (8.70%) BCP
4 2 (8.70%) Project Management
4 2 (8.70%) ITIL
4 2 (8.70%) Business Continuity
4 2 (8.70%) Analytics
4 2 (8.70%) Network Management
5 1 (4.35%) Cyber Security
5 1 (4.35%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (4.35%) Asset Management
5 1 (4.35%) Service Management
5 1 (4.35%) ITSM
5 1 (4.35%) Information Security Management
5 1 (4.35%) Security Management
5 1 (4.35%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.04%) PowerShell
2 2 (8.70%) SQL
3 1 (4.35%) C#
3 1 (4.35%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.35%) Perl
3 1 (4.35%) Python
Qualifications
1 14 (60.87%) Cisco Certification
1 14 (60.87%) CCNP
1 14 (60.87%) CCNA
2 6 (26.09%) CISSP
3 4 (17.39%) CISM
4 3 (13.04%) SC Cleared
4 3 (13.04%) Security Cleared
5 1 (4.35%) JNCIA
5 1 (4.35%) JNCIS
5 1 (4.35%) DV Cleared
5 1 (4.35%) CCSE
5 1 (4.35%) CISA
5 1 (4.35%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (69.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 15 (65.22%) PCI DSS
3 3 (13.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 14 (60.87%) Squid
2 10 (43.48%) Snort
3 2 (8.70%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) SCOrch
1 1 (4.35%) SCOM
1 1 (4.35%) Nessus
Vendors
1 14 (60.87%) Cisco
1 14 (60.87%) CheckPoint
1 14 (60.87%) Websense
1 14 (60.87%) Blue Coat
2 10 (43.48%) Sourcefire
2 10 (43.48%) Juniper
3 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.35%) Fortinet
4 1 (4.35%) Tripwire
4 1 (4.35%) BMC
4 1 (4.35%) Remedy
4 1 (4.35%) HP