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

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CESG Good Practice Guide 13 (GPG 13)
Rank 854 849 856
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +7
Permanent jobs citing GPG13 12 15 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.011% 0.015% 0.012%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.11% 0.15% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 12 14 5
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £60,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,750
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £52,500 £70,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -25.00%
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
11022 10317 11049
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 10.49% 10.09% 10.13%
Number of salaries quoted 8721 7966 9124
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 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%

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 19 December 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 19 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
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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 +2 7 £60,000 +14.28%
London - 5 £45,000 -
GPG13
UK

GPG13
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (84.00%) Firewall
2 19 (76.00%) TCP/IP
2 19 (76.00%) PCI DSS
3 18 (72.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 16 (64.00%) Information Security
5 15 (60.00%) Cisco
5 15 (60.00%) CheckPoint
6 14 (56.00%) Websense
6 14 (56.00%) Blue Coat
6 14 (56.00%) Cisco ASA
6 14 (56.00%) CCNP
6 14 (56.00%) CCNA
6 14 (56.00%) Cisco Certification
6 14 (56.00%) Squid
6 14 (56.00%) Telecoms
7 10 (40.00%) Regular Expression
7 10 (40.00%) Windows
7 10 (40.00%) SIEM
8 9 (36.00%) SQL
8 9 (36.00%) CISSP
9 8 (32.00%) Linux
9 8 (32.00%) SQL Server
9 8 (32.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 7 (28.00%) Juniper
11 6 (24.00%) Sourcefire
11 6 (24.00%) Project Management
11 6 (24.00%) Intrusion Detection
11 6 (24.00%) Network Security
11 6 (24.00%) Computer Science
11 6 (24.00%) Active Directory

GPG13
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 4 (16.00%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 4 (16.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 21 (84.00%) Firewall
2 19 (76.00%) TCP/IP
3 14 (56.00%) Cisco ASA
4 6 (24.00%) Network Security
4 6 (24.00%) Intrusion Detection
5 4 (16.00%) Cisco PIX
6 3 (12.00%) NetScreen
7 1 (4.00%) SNMP
7 1 (4.00%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (32.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (16.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (8.00%) Big Data
4 1 (4.00%) Hadoop
4 1 (4.00%) NoSQL
4 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 14 (56.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.00%) Banking
2 1 (4.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (36.00%) Consultant
2 8 (32.00%) Network Engineer
2 8 (32.00%) Security Consultant
3 7 (28.00%) Support Engineer
3 7 (28.00%) Network Support Engineer
3 7 (28.00%) Project Engineer
3 7 (28.00%) Network Support
3 7 (28.00%) Implementation Engineer
3 7 (28.00%) Network Implementation Engineer
4 6 (24.00%) Network Security Consultant
4 6 (24.00%) Network Consultant
5 3 (12.00%) Pre Sales Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Sales Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Professional Services Consultant
6 2 (8.00%) IT Consultant
6 2 (8.00%) Security Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) IT Security Consultant
7 1 (4.00%) Pre Sales Consultant
7 1 (4.00%) Technical Pre Sales Consultant
7 1 (4.00%) IT Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (40.00%) Regular Expression
2 4 (16.00%) Lucene
3 1 (4.00%) HTML5
3 1 (4.00%) HTML
3 1 (4.00%) .NET
3 1 (4.00%) ADO.NET
3 1 (4.00%) JSP
3 1 (4.00%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 6 (24.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.00%) CMDB
2 1 (4.00%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 10 (40.00%) Windows
2 8 (32.00%) Linux
3 4 (16.00%) UNIX
4 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (64.00%) Information Security
2 10 (40.00%) SIEM
3 6 (24.00%) Project Management
4 5 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (20.00%) Analytics
5 4 (16.00%) Network Management
6 3 (12.00%) Cyber Security
6 3 (12.00%) Protective Monitoring
7 2 (8.00%) Digital Forensics
8 1 (4.00%) Data Modelling
8 1 (4.00%) SOA
8 1 (4.00%) Mentoring
8 1 (4.00%) Asset Management
8 1 (4.00%) Technical Architecture
8 1 (4.00%) Information Assurance
8 1 (4.00%) Service Management
8 1 (4.00%) Service Delivery
8 1 (4.00%) ITSM
8 1 (4.00%) Data Security
8 1 (4.00%) Big Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 9 (36.00%) SQL
2 5 (20.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (8.00%) C
4 1 (4.00%) C#
4 1 (4.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.00%) Perl
4 1 (4.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 14 (56.00%) CCNP
1 14 (56.00%) CCNA
1 14 (56.00%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (36.00%) CISSP
3 5 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 5 (20.00%) Security Cleared
4 4 (16.00%) CISA
5 3 (12.00%) MCITP
5 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (12.00%) MCSE
6 2 (8.00%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (76.00%) PCI DSS
2 18 (72.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 8 (32.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (4.00%) JSP 440
System Software
1 14 (56.00%) Squid
2 6 (24.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (24.00%) Snort
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) SCOM
1 1 (4.00%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 15 (60.00%) Cisco
1 15 (60.00%) CheckPoint
2 14 (56.00%) Websense
2 14 (56.00%) Blue Coat
3 7 (28.00%) Juniper
4 6 (24.00%) Sourcefire
5 2 (8.00%) Microsoft
6 1 (4.00%) BMC
6 1 (4.00%) Remedy