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

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CESG Listed Adviser Scheme
Rank 818 795 874
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +79
Permanent jobs citing CESG CLAS 86 66 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.075% 0.063% 0.016%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.20% 0.16% 0.040%
Number of salaries quoted 78 57 16
Average salary £55,250 £63,500 £72,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.99% -12.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,196 £45,000 £63,750
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £58,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year
-5.17% -17.14%

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
43065 40944 45107
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.69% 38.94% 38.93%
Number of salaries quoted 33681 33257 37930
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 18 September 2014 within the UK.

CESG CLAS Salary Histogram in the UK

CESG CLAS
Top 30 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 18 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
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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 -24 82 £55,500 -12.59% 8
London -20 33 £57,250 -18.21% 6
South East +7 30 £52,500 +16.66%
Farnborough - 13 £52,500 -
Hampshire - 13 £52,500 -
Surrey - 9 £50,000 -
Guildford - 9 £50,000 -
North West -18 7 £70,000 -17.64% 1
Berkshire -11 6 £50,000 +11.11%
South West -14 6 £65,000 +30.00% 1
Gloucester - 5 £65,000 - 1
Gloucestershire - 5 £65,000 - 1
Reading -15 4 £47,500 +5.55%
Birmingham +1 3 £55,000 -26.66%
City of London -2 3 £65,000 -4.41% 3
Manchester -16 3 £70,000 -17.64% 1
West Midlands -25 3 £55,000 -26.66%
Yorkshire - 3 £52,500 -
North East - 2 - -
West Sussex - 2 - -
West Yorkshire - 2 - -
Tyne and Wear - 2 - -
Newbury - 2 £70,000 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 2 - -
Crawley - 2 - -
Leeds - 2 - -
Teddington - 2 £55,000 -
Warrington - 2 - -
Cheshire - 2 - -
Sheffield - 1 £52,500 -

CESG CLAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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.

1 121 (100.00%) CESG
2 74 (61.16%) RMADS
3 66 (54.55%) Information Assurance
3 66 (54.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 64 (52.89%) Security Cleared
5 63 (52.07%) CISSP
6 53 (43.80%) SC Cleared
7 51 (42.15%) Information Security
8 48 (39.67%) Management Information System
9 47 (38.84%) Risk Management
10 41 (33.88%) Security Architecture
11 40 (33.06%) Risk Assessment
12 39 (32.23%) ISMS
13 36 (29.75%) DV Cleared
14 28 (23.14%) PCI DSS
15 25 (20.66%) CISM
16 20 (16.53%) Technical Architecture
16 20 (16.53%) Firewall
17 18 (14.88%) Local Government
17 18 (14.88%) Network Design
18 17 (14.05%) Microsoft
19 15 (12.40%) SOA
19 15 (12.40%) GAP Analysis
19 15 (12.40%) Cryptography
19 15 (12.40%) CRAMM
19 15 (12.40%) Network Security
20 14 (11.57%) CISA
21 13 (10.74%) Windows
21 13 (10.74%) Security Testing
21 13 (10.74%) JSP 440

CESG CLAS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (1.65%) IIS
Applications
1 9 (7.44%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.65%) MS Project
2 2 (1.65%) MS Office
2 2 (1.65%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (5.79%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.96%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.65%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (16.53%) Firewall
2 15 (12.40%) Network Security
3 12 (9.92%) X.509
4 11 (9.09%) DMZ
Development Applications
1 1 (0.83%) Rational DOORS
General
1 18 (14.88%) Local Government
2 7 (5.79%) Law
3 6 (4.96%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.48%) Aerospace
5 2 (1.65%) Military
5 2 (1.65%) Finance
5 2 (1.65%) Legal
5 2 (1.65%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.65%) Electronics
5 2 (1.65%) Banking
Job Titles
1 73 (60.33%) Consultant
2 38 (31.40%) CLAS Consultant
3 32 (26.45%) Security Consultant
4 22 (18.18%) Information Assurance Consultant
5 12 (9.92%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 11 (9.09%) Architect
6 11 (9.09%) Security Architect
7 10 (8.26%) Security Advisor
8 9 (7.44%) Security Manager
8 9 (7.44%) Senior Consultant
9 8 (6.61%) Auditor
10 6 (4.96%) Information Security Consultant
11 5 (4.13%) Principle Consultant
12 4 (3.31%) Senior Information Assurance Consultant
12 4 (3.31%) CLAS Security Consultant
13 2 (1.65%) Graduate
13 2 (1.65%) Senior Security Consultant
13 2 (1.65%) Security Engineer
13 2 (1.65%) Trainee
13 2 (1.65%) Information Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.65%) JSP
2 1 (0.83%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 121 (100.00%) CESG
2 74 (61.16%) RMADS
3 48 (39.67%) Management Information System
4 15 (12.40%) Cryptography
5 12 (9.92%) PKI
5 12 (9.92%) Smartcard
6 5 (4.13%) iPad
7 1 (0.83%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.83%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 13 (10.74%) Windows
2 5 (4.13%) Linux
3 4 (3.31%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (54.55%) Information Assurance
2 51 (42.15%) Information Security
3 47 (38.84%) Risk Management
4 41 (33.88%) Security Architecture
5 40 (33.06%) Risk Assessment
6 39 (32.23%) ISMS
7 20 (16.53%) Technical Architecture
8 18 (14.88%) Network Design
9 15 (12.40%) SOA
9 15 (12.40%) GAP Analysis
9 15 (12.40%) CRAMM
10 13 (10.74%) Security Testing
11 10 (8.26%) Risk Analysis
12 9 (7.44%) Ethical Hacking
13 6 (4.96%) Migration
13 6 (4.96%) Service Management
13 6 (4.96%) Project Management
13 6 (4.96%) Logistics
14 5 (4.13%) Cyber Security
15 4 (3.31%) Information Governance
Programming Languages
1 5 (4.13%) JavaScript
2 2 (1.65%) C
Qualifications
1 64 (52.89%) Security Cleared
2 63 (52.07%) CISSP
3 53 (43.80%) SC Cleared
4 36 (29.75%) DV Cleared
5 25 (20.66%) CISM
6 14 (11.57%) CISA
7 8 (6.61%) Degree
8 3 (2.48%) CEH
9 2 (1.65%) SSCP
9 2 (1.65%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (1.65%) ISSEP
9 2 (1.65%) PCI QSA
9 2 (1.65%) CGEIT
10 1 (0.83%) BC Cleared
10 1 (0.83%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 66 (54.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 28 (23.14%) PCI DSS
3 13 (10.74%) JSP 440
4 5 (4.13%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.83%) BS25999
5 1 (0.83%) SLA
Systems Management
1 8 (6.61%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 17 (14.05%) Microsoft
2 8 (6.61%) CA
2 8 (6.61%) Oracle
3 7 (5.79%) BT
4 1 (0.83%) Cisco
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