The table below looks at the prevalence of the term CESG in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited CESG over the 3 months to 2 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Communications-Electronics Security Group (CESG)
Rank 135 119 126
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +7
Permanent jobs citing CESG 4 18 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.16% 0.78% 0.10%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.51% 2.59% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 4 18 2
Average salary £50,000 £60,000 £75,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% -20.00%
UK excluding London average salary £54,500 £58,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year
-6.83% -2.50%
CESG
Berkshire

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

Miscellaneous Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
789 695 645
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 31.09% 30.26% 33.65%
Number of salaries quoted 472 529 574
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £58,400 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

CESG
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

CESG Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

CESG
Salary Trend in Reading

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

CESG Salary Trend in Reading

CESG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT jobs across the Reading 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 15 (93.75%) SC Cleared
1 15 (93.75%) Security Cleared
2 13 (81.25%) Management Information System
2 13 (81.25%) Risk Assessment
2 13 (81.25%) CESG CLAS
2 13 (81.25%) DV Cleared
2 13 (81.25%) Security Architecture
2 13 (81.25%) Network Design
2 13 (81.25%) Technical Architecture
2 13 (81.25%) RMADS
2 13 (81.25%) Information Assurance
3 3 (18.75%) Cisco
4 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 2 (12.50%) Oracle
4 2 (12.50%) Red Hat
4 2 (12.50%) TOGAF
4 2 (12.50%) Degree
4 2 (12.50%) Computer Science
4 2 (12.50%) MODAF
4 2 (12.50%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (6.25%) Fortinet
5 1 (6.25%) Sourcefire
5 1 (6.25%) PCI DSS
5 1 (6.25%) FortiGate
5 1 (6.25%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (6.25%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (6.25%) Firewall
5 1 (6.25%) VPN
5 1 (6.25%) CCIE
5 1 (6.25%) CCNP

CESG
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT jobs across the Reading 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.

Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) VPN
1 1 (6.25%) Firewall
1 1 (6.25%) Cisco ASA
Job Titles
1 14 (87.50%) Consultant
2 13 (81.25%) Information Assurance Consultant
2 13 (81.25%) CLAS Consultant
3 2 (12.50%) Architect
3 2 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Sales Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Security Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Pre Sales Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 13 (81.25%) Management Information System
1 13 (81.25%) CESG CLAS
1 13 (81.25%) RMADS
2 2 (12.50%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (81.25%) Risk Assessment
1 13 (81.25%) Network Design
1 13 (81.25%) Technical Architecture
1 13 (81.25%) Information Assurance
1 13 (81.25%) Security Architecture
2 2 (12.50%) MODAF
2 2 (12.50%) TOGAF
3 1 (6.25%) Kalman Filter
Qualifications
1 15 (93.75%) SC Cleared
1 15 (93.75%) Security Cleared
2 13 (81.25%) DV Cleared
3 2 (12.50%) Degree
4 1 (6.25%) CCIE
4 1 (6.25%) CCNP
4 1 (6.25%) CCDP
4 1 (6.25%) CISSP
4 1 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) Cisco
2 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (12.50%) Red Hat
2 2 (12.50%) Oracle
3 1 (6.25%) Sourcefire
3 1 (6.25%) Fortinet