The table below looks at the prevalence of the term CESG in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited CESG over the 3 months to 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Communications-Electronics Security Group (CESG)
Rank 230 233 212
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -21
Permanent jobs citing CESG 11 6 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.17% 0.10% 0.28%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.53% 0.26% 0.76%
Number of salaries quoted 10 5 12
Average salary £62,500 £75,000 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +7.14%
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £57,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
CESG
England

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

Miscellaneous Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2085 2324 2119
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 32.88% 39.33% 37.33%
Number of salaries quoted 1608 1894 1819
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,000 £24,350
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

CESG
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

CESG Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

CESG
Salary Trend in the South West

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

CESG Salary Trend in the South West

CESG
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing CESG across the South West region over the 3 months to 22 December 2014.

CESG Salary Histogram in the South West

CESG
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CESG within the South West region over the 3 months to 22 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
(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
Bristol - 6 £62,500 -
Wiltshire -5 4 £40,000 -46.66%
Gloucestershire - 1 - -
CESG
England

CESG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT jobs across the South West 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 18 (60.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 17 (56.67%) Security Cleared
3 16 (53.33%) Information Assurance
4 12 (40.00%) Risk Assessment
4 12 (40.00%) Information Security
5 11 (36.67%) Management Information System
6 10 (33.33%) IPsec
6 10 (33.33%) Firewall
6 10 (33.33%) Cisco
7 8 (26.67%) Risk Management
7 8 (26.67%) RMADS
8 7 (23.33%) Network Architecture
9 6 (20.00%) PCI DSS
9 6 (20.00%) SC Cleared
9 6 (20.00%) DMVPN
9 6 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (20.00%) CESG CLAS
9 6 (20.00%) Time Management
9 6 (20.00%) Juniper
9 6 (20.00%) CheckPoint
9 6 (20.00%) VPN
9 6 (20.00%) OSPF
9 6 (20.00%) BGP
9 6 (20.00%) CCNP
9 6 (20.00%) CCNA
9 6 (20.00%) CCDP
9 6 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
10 5 (16.67%) ISO 9001
10 5 (16.67%) Security Architecture
10 5 (16.67%) iPad

CESG
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT jobs across the South West 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.

Applications
1 1 (3.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 10 (33.33%) Firewall
1 10 (33.33%) IPsec
2 6 (20.00%) DMVPN
2 6 (20.00%) VPN
2 6 (20.00%) OSPF
2 6 (20.00%) BGP
3 4 (13.33%) VoIP
3 4 (13.33%) Network Security
4 1 (3.33%) Internet
General
1 4 (13.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (43.33%) Consultant
2 11 (36.67%) Information Assurance Consultant
3 9 (30.00%) Security Consultant
4 6 (20.00%) Network Engineer
4 6 (20.00%) Information Security Consultant
5 5 (16.67%) Senior Consultant
6 4 (13.33%) Senior Information Assurance Consultant
6 4 (13.33%) Security Engineer
6 4 (13.33%) IT Security Engineer
7 3 (10.00%) Architect
8 1 (3.33%) Technical Architect
8 1 (3.33%) Coordinator
8 1 (3.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 1 (3.33%) Infrastructure Architect
8 1 (3.33%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 1 (3.33%) Security Architect
8 1 (3.33%) Security Assurance Manager
8 1 (3.33%) Senior Security Consultant
8 1 (3.33%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.00%) Middleware
2 2 (6.67%) JSP
3 1 (3.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (36.67%) Management Information System
2 8 (26.67%) RMADS
3 6 (20.00%) CESG CLAS
4 5 (16.67%) iPad
5 3 (10.00%) Client/Server
6 2 (6.67%) Data Protection Act
6 2 (6.67%) Computer Science
7 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (13.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (53.33%) Information Assurance
2 12 (40.00%) Risk Assessment
2 12 (40.00%) Information Security
3 8 (26.67%) Risk Management
4 7 (23.33%) Network Architecture
5 6 (20.00%) Time Management
5 6 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (16.67%) Security Architecture
7 4 (13.33%) ISMS
7 4 (13.33%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
7 4 (13.33%) Project Planning
7 4 (13.33%) Capacity Management
7 4 (13.33%) Network Monitoring
7 4 (13.33%) Coaching
7 4 (13.33%) Network Design
7 4 (13.33%) ITIL
7 4 (13.33%) Process Management
7 4 (13.33%) Change Management
8 3 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (10.00%) Financial Modelling
Qualifications
1 17 (56.67%) Security Cleared
2 6 (20.00%) SC Cleared
2 6 (20.00%) CCNP
2 6 (20.00%) CCNA
2 6 (20.00%) CCDP
2 6 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (6.67%) CCDA
3 2 (6.67%) Degree
4 1 (3.33%) MCSE
4 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (60.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (20.00%) PCI DSS
3 5 (16.67%) ISO 9001
4 3 (10.00%) JSP 440
5 1 (3.33%) CESG Infosec
Vendors
1 10 (33.33%) Cisco
2 6 (20.00%) Juniper
2 6 (20.00%) CheckPoint
3 4 (13.33%) Infoblox
3 4 (13.33%) F5
4 1 (3.33%) Microsoft