The table below looks at the prevalence of the term CESG in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited CESG over the 3 months to 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Communications-Electronics Security Group (CESG)
Rank - 156 -
Permanent jobs citing CESG 0 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland - 0.13% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.35% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 0
Average salary - £45,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
-8.33% -
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 Scotland region.

Miscellaneous Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1175 1152 1029
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 34.65% 36.35% 32.31%
Number of salaries quoted 751 746 631
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £29,000 £26,744
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

CESG
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

CESG Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

CESG
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

CESG Salary Trend in Scotland

CESG
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 4 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (75.00%) Information Security
3 2 (50.00%) Aerospace
3 2 (50.00%) Change Management
3 2 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (50.00%) Business Analysis
3 2 (50.00%) Security Architecture
3 2 (50.00%) Vulnerability Management
4 1 (25.00%) Ethical Hacking
4 1 (25.00%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
4 1 (25.00%) Information Assurance
4 1 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (25.00%) Security Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Network Security
4 1 (25.00%) PCI DSS
4 1 (25.00%) PCI QSA
4 1 (25.00%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (25.00%) CISSP

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Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (25.00%) Network Security
General
1 2 (50.00%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Architect
1 2 (50.00%) Enterprise Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Lead Tester
2 1 (25.00%) IT Security Officer
2 1 (25.00%) Security Officer
2 1 (25.00%) Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Team Leader
2 1 (25.00%) Penetration Tester
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Information Security
2 2 (50.00%) Change Management
2 2 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 2 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 2 (50.00%) Security Architecture
2 2 (50.00%) Vulnerability Management
3 1 (25.00%) Ethical Hacking
3 1 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (25.00%) Information Assurance
3 1 (25.00%) Security Testing
3 1 (25.00%) GAP Analysis
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) PCI QSA
2 1 (25.00%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (25.00%) PCI DSS