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 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Communications-Electronics Security Group (CESG)
Rank 166 152 -
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -
Permanent jobs citing CESG 1 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.028% 0.096% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.077% 0.28% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 0
Average salary £39,000 £45,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% -
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £58,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.50%
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
1304 1085 1052
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 36.22% 34.66% 32.70%
Number of salaries quoted 853 702 670
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 £30,000 £29,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CESG within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 30 September 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
Glasgow - 1 £39,000 -
CESG
UK

CESG
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 5 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 5 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (80.00%) Information Security
3 3 (60.00%) Vulnerability Management
4 2 (40.00%) Aerospace
4 2 (40.00%) Information Assurance
4 2 (40.00%) Security Architecture
4 2 (40.00%) CISSP
4 2 (40.00%) Change Management
4 2 (40.00%) Business Analysis
4 2 (40.00%) Incident Management
4 2 (40.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (20.00%) Security Testing
5 1 (20.00%) Network Security
5 1 (20.00%) PCI DSS
5 1 (20.00%) PCI QSA
5 1 (20.00%) Ethical Hacking
5 1 (20.00%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (20.00%) GAP Analysis

CESG
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 (20.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (20.00%) Network Security
General
1 2 (40.00%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Architect
1 2 (40.00%) Enterprise Architect
1 2 (40.00%) IT Security Officer
1 2 (40.00%) Security Officer
2 1 (20.00%) Lead Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Team Leader
2 1 (20.00%) Penetration Tester
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Information Security
2 3 (60.00%) Vulnerability Management
3 2 (40.00%) Information Assurance
3 2 (40.00%) Security Architecture
3 2 (40.00%) Change Management
3 2 (40.00%) Business Analysis
3 2 (40.00%) Incident Management
3 2 (40.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (20.00%) Security Testing
4 1 (20.00%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (20.00%) Ethical Hacking
4 1 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 5 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) CISSP
3 1 (20.00%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (20.00%) PCI DSS