The table below looks at the prevalence of the term CESG CLAS in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited CESG CLAS over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
CESG Listed Adviser Scheme
Rank 904 908 902
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -6
Permanent jobs citing CESG CLAS 47 33 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.046% 0.032% 0.046%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.11% 0.079% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 41 28 40
Average salary £55,000 £60,000 £67,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% -10.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £51,750 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £81,150
UK excluding London average salary £53,750 £60,000 £66,000
% change year-on-year
-10.41% -9.09%

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

Miscellaneous Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
43136 42020 41991
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 42.50% 40.19% 40.75%
Number of salaries quoted 34627 33971 32737
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +3.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

CESG CLAS
Jobs Demand Trend

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

CESG CLAS Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

CESG CLAS
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing CESG CLAS within the UK.

CESG CLAS Salary Trend in the UK

CESG CLAS
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing CESG CLAS over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 within the UK.

CESG CLAS Salary Histogram in the UK

CESG CLAS
Top 16 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CESG CLAS within the UK over the 3 months to 5 February 2016. 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
England +18 39 £55,000 -8.33% 4
South East -12 16 £52,500 -12.50%
London +7 13 £65,000 +8.33% 1
Berkshire -1 11 £55,000 -18.51%
Bracknell +4 9 £55,000 -20.00%
South West - 5 - - 2
City of London - 5 £55,000 -
Gloucestershire - 5 - - 2
Hampshire - 3 £30,000 -
Farnborough - 3 £30,000 -
Reading +3 2 £56,250 +15.38%
Surrey 0 2 £52,500 -12.50%
Camberley - 2 £52,500 -
Liverpool - 1 £51,500 - 1
Merseyside - 1 £51,500 - 1
North West - 1 £51,500 - 1

CESG CLAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs within the UK citing CESG CLAS 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 CLAS.

1 77 (100.00%) CESG
1 77 (100.00%) CLAS
2 52 (67.53%) Information Security
3 50 (64.94%) CISSP
4 47 (61.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 43 (55.84%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 42 (54.55%) Security Cleared
7 37 (48.05%) Information Assurance
8 30 (38.96%) Management Information System
9 29 (37.66%) PCI DSS
10 28 (36.36%) Cybersecurity
11 26 (33.77%) CESG Certified Professional
12 25 (32.47%) CISM
13 24 (31.17%) Security Management
13 24 (31.17%) DV Cleared
14 23 (29.87%) Risk Management
15 22 (28.57%) C
16 20 (25.97%) Information Security Management
17 17 (22.08%) Degree
18 16 (20.78%) Security Testing
19 15 (19.48%) Security Architecture
19 15 (19.48%) CISMP
19 15 (19.48%) TOGAF
19 15 (19.48%) SABSA
20 14 (18.18%) Vulnerability Assessment
20 14 (18.18%) Penetration Testing
20 14 (18.18%) ISMS
20 14 (18.18%) SC Cleared
20 14 (18.18%) ITIL
21 13 (16.88%) PKI

CESG CLAS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs within the UK citing CESG CLAS 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 CLAS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (1.30%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.30%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (1.30%) MS Project
1 1 (1.30%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.60%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (2.60%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.60%) Firewall
2 1 (1.30%) Internet
2 1 (1.30%) LAN
2 1 (1.30%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.30%) VLAN
2 1 (1.30%) VPN
2 1 (1.30%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (15.58%) GIS
2 2 (2.60%) SQL Server
General
1 8 (10.39%) Local Government
2 6 (7.79%) Finance
3 2 (2.60%) Back Office
3 2 (2.60%) Legal
3 2 (2.60%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.60%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.30%) Military
4 1 (1.30%) Retail
Job Titles
1 32 (41.56%) Consultant
2 17 (22.08%) CLAS Consultant
3 16 (20.78%) Architect
4 15 (19.48%) Security Architect
5 14 (18.18%) Security Consultant
6 11 (14.29%) Cybersecurity Consultant
6 11 (14.29%) Information Officer
6 11 (14.29%) Information Security Officer
6 11 (14.29%) Security Officer
7 10 (12.99%) Enterprise Architect
7 10 (12.99%) Enterprise Security Architect
8 9 (11.69%) Security Manager
9 8 (10.39%) Information Manager
10 5 (6.49%) Graduate
10 5 (6.49%) Information Security Manager
10 5 (6.49%) Trainee
11 4 (5.19%) Cybersecurity Manager
11 4 (5.19%) Senior Manager
12 3 (3.90%) CISSP Architect
12 3 (3.90%) SABSA Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.60%) .NET
1 2 (2.60%) ASP.NET
1 2 (2.60%) ASP.NET MVC
1 2 (2.60%) CSS
1 2 (2.60%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 77 (100.00%) CESG
2 30 (38.96%) Management Information System
3 13 (16.88%) PKI
4 12 (15.58%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (9.09%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.60%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.30%) BYOD
7 1 (1.30%) Cryptography
7 1 (1.30%) iPad
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (67.53%) Information Security
2 37 (48.05%) Information Assurance
3 28 (36.36%) Cybersecurity
4 24 (31.17%) Security Management
5 23 (29.87%) Risk Management
6 20 (25.97%) Information Security Management
7 16 (20.78%) Security Testing
8 15 (19.48%) SABSA
8 15 (19.48%) Security Architecture
8 15 (19.48%) TOGAF
9 14 (18.18%) ISMS
9 14 (18.18%) ITIL
9 14 (18.18%) Penetration Testing
9 14 (18.18%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 12 (15.58%) Agile Software Development
10 12 (15.58%) Enterprise Architecture
10 12 (15.58%) Image Processing
10 12 (15.58%) MODAF
10 12 (15.58%) UML
10 12 (15.58%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 22 (28.57%) C
2 2 (2.60%) C#
2 2 (2.60%) JavaScript
2 2 (2.60%) SQL
Qualifications
1 77 (100.00%) CLAS
2 50 (64.94%) CISSP
3 42 (54.55%) Security Cleared
4 26 (33.77%) CESG Certified Professional
5 25 (32.47%) CISM
6 24 (31.17%) DV Cleared
7 17 (22.08%) Degree
8 15 (19.48%) CISMP
9 14 (18.18%) SC Cleared
10 10 (12.99%) PCI QSA
11 9 (11.69%) CISA
11 9 (11.69%) CREST Certified
12 4 (5.19%) MBA
13 3 (3.90%) CGEIT
13 3 (3.90%) CHECK Team Leader
13 3 (3.90%) ISSAP
13 3 (3.90%) ISSEP
13 3 (3.90%) ITIL Certification
13 3 (3.90%) Tigerscheme
14 2 (2.60%) (ISC)2 CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (61.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 43 (55.84%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 29 (37.66%) PCI DSS
4 12 (15.58%) ISO27002
4 12 (15.58%) JSP 440
5 11 (14.29%) COBIT
6 5 (6.49%) GPG13
6 5 (6.49%) RMADS
7 4 (5.19%) ISO 9001
8 3 (3.90%) ISO27005
8 3 (3.90%) QA
9 1 (1.30%) ISO22301
9 1 (1.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (1.30%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (3.90%) Cisco
2 1 (1.30%) CheckPoint
2 1 (1.30%) Citrix
2 1 (1.30%) Juniper
2 1 (1.30%) Twitter
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