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

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CESG Good Practice Guide 13 (GPG 13)
Rank 877 887 -
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -
Permanent jobs citing GPG13 3 12 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.003% 0.011% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.027% 0.10% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 10 0
Average salary £71,000 £43,750 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+62.28% -
UK excluding London average salary £65,500 £57,500 -
% change year-on-year
+13.91% -
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
11031 11630 10524
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 10.82% 10.68% 10.37%
Number of salaries quoted 8845 9140 8404
Average salary £46,377 £45,500 £46,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.92% -2.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 4 August 2015.

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 4 August 2015. 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 +20 1 £75,000 +76.47%
South East +16 1 £60,000 +4.34%
GPG13
UK

GPG13
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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 25 (100.00%) PCI DSS
2 24 (96.00%) Cisco
3 23 (92.00%) CheckPoint
3 23 (92.00%) Firewall
4 22 (88.00%) TCP/IP
5 21 (84.00%) Information Security
6 16 (64.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 14 (56.00%) Websense
7 14 (56.00%) Blue Coat
7 14 (56.00%) Cisco Certification
7 14 (56.00%) CCNP
7 14 (56.00%) CCNA
7 14 (56.00%) Cisco ASA
7 14 (56.00%) Squid
8 10 (40.00%) SC Cleared
8 10 (40.00%) Security Cleared
8 10 (40.00%) CISSP
8 10 (40.00%) Juniper
9 9 (36.00%) CISA
9 9 (36.00%) Microsoft Certification
9 9 (36.00%) SQL Server
9 9 (36.00%) UNIX
9 9 (36.00%) Windows
9 9 (36.00%) Linux
9 9 (36.00%) MCSE
9 9 (36.00%) Regular Expression
9 9 (36.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 9 (36.00%) MCITP
10 8 (32.00%) SQL Server 2005
10 8 (32.00%) ODBC

GPG13
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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.

Applications
1 2 (8.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 23 (92.00%) Firewall
2 22 (88.00%) TCP/IP
3 14 (56.00%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (36.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (32.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 6 (24.00%) NoSQL
3 6 (24.00%) Big Data
General
1 3 (12.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 9 (36.00%) Consultant
2 8 (32.00%) Support Engineer
3 5 (20.00%) Operations Engineer
3 5 (20.00%) Operations Support Engineer
4 4 (16.00%) Project Engineer
5 3 (12.00%) Network Support
5 3 (12.00%) Solutions Consultant
5 3 (12.00%) Implementation Engineer
5 3 (12.00%) Network Implementation Engineer
5 3 (12.00%) Network Support Engineer
5 3 (12.00%) Network Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) IT Consultant
6 2 (8.00%) Senior Consultant
6 2 (8.00%) Security Consultant
6 2 (8.00%) Professional Services Consultant
7 1 (4.00%) Security Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Principal Consultant
7 1 (4.00%) Principle Consultant
7 1 (4.00%) IT Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (36.00%) Regular Expression
2 8 (32.00%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (8.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 9 (36.00%) UNIX
1 9 (36.00%) Windows
1 9 (36.00%) Linux
2 8 (32.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (84.00%) Information Security
2 6 (24.00%) Cyber Security
3 4 (16.00%) SIEM
4 2 (8.00%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (4.00%) Data Protection
5 1 (4.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (4.00%) Information Management
5 1 (4.00%) Change Control
5 1 (4.00%) Analytics
5 1 (4.00%) Protective Monitoring
5 1 (4.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 8 (32.00%) SQL
2 1 (4.00%) C
Qualifications
1 14 (56.00%) Cisco Certification
1 14 (56.00%) CCNP
1 14 (56.00%) CCNA
2 10 (40.00%) CISSP
2 10 (40.00%) SC Cleared
2 10 (40.00%) Security Cleared
3 9 (36.00%) MCITP
3 9 (36.00%) MCSE
3 9 (36.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (36.00%) CISA
4 2 (8.00%) CCSE
5 1 (4.00%) CCSA
5 1 (4.00%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (100.00%) PCI DSS
2 16 (64.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 9 (36.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 14 (56.00%) Squid
2 8 (32.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 24 (96.00%) Cisco
2 23 (92.00%) CheckPoint
3 14 (56.00%) Websense
3 14 (56.00%) Blue Coat
4 10 (40.00%) Juniper
5 2 (8.00%) Symantec
5 2 (8.00%) McAfee
5 2 (8.00%) Sourcefire
5 2 (8.00%) FireEye
6 1 (4.00%) F5