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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CESG Listed Adviser Scheme
Rank 869 859 829
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -30
Permanent jobs citing CESG CLAS 23 37 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.021% 0.033% 0.053%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.056% 0.083% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 17 31 47
Average salary £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £88,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £45,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -25.00%

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
40715 44489 41674
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.84% 39.74% 38.29%
Number of salaries quoted 32299 34851 33780
Average salary £47,500 £45,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.39% +1.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 27 March 2015 within the UK.

CESG CLAS Salary Histogram in the UK

CESG CLAS
Top 13 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 27 March 2015. 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 -4 18 £55,500 -7.50% 5
London +31 8 £50,000 -38.46%
South East -13 7 £67,500 +50.00% 1
Berkshire -1 6 £67,500 +50.00% 1
Reading -5 5 £67,500 +50.00% 1
South West - 3 £50,500 - 3
City of London +7 2 £47,500 -26.92%
Gloucestershire - 1 £51,000 - 2
Somerset - 1 - -
Bath - 1 - -
Bracknell - 1 £67,500 -
Bristol - 1 £50,000 -
Gloucester - 1 £51,000 -

CESG CLAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 74 (100.00%) CESG
2 45 (60.81%) Information Assurance
3 43 (58.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 42 (56.76%) CISSP
5 41 (55.41%) RMADS
6 40 (54.05%) Security Cleared
7 36 (48.65%) Management Information System
8 32 (43.24%) Risk Management
9 28 (37.84%) Information Security
10 27 (36.49%) SC Cleared
11 22 (29.73%) Security Architecture
12 18 (24.32%) ISMS
13 17 (22.97%) Risk Analysis
14 15 (20.27%) TOGAF
14 15 (20.27%) DV Cleared
14 15 (20.27%) SABSA
15 13 (17.57%) Firewall
16 12 (16.22%) Vulnerability Assessment
16 12 (16.22%) Finance
16 12 (16.22%) PCI DSS
17 11 (14.86%) Cyber Security
17 11 (14.86%) Telecoms
17 11 (14.86%) SOA
18 10 (13.51%) Degree
19 9 (12.16%) CRAMM
19 9 (12.16%) ITIL
19 9 (12.16%) Risk Assessment
20 8 (10.81%) Network Design
20 8 (10.81%) Windows
20 8 (10.81%) Service Management

CESG CLAS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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.

Cloud Services
1 4 (5.41%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 13 (17.57%) Firewall
2 7 (9.46%) Wireless
3 2 (2.70%) Network Security
4 1 (1.35%) TCP/IP
General
1 12 (16.22%) Finance
2 11 (14.86%) Telecoms
3 7 (9.46%) Electronics
4 4 (5.41%) Banking
5 3 (4.05%) Law
6 2 (2.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 33 (44.59%) Consultant
2 24 (32.43%) Architect
2 24 (32.43%) Security Architect
3 22 (29.73%) CLAS Consultant
4 17 (22.97%) Security Consultant
5 9 (12.16%) Security Advisor
6 7 (9.46%) Information Assurance Consultant
7 6 (8.11%) Technical Architect
8 4 (5.41%) Security Manager
9 3 (4.05%) Cyber Security Consultant
9 3 (4.05%) CLAS Security Consultant
10 2 (2.70%) Cyber Security Architect
10 2 (2.70%) Enterprise Security Architect
10 2 (2.70%) Information Security Consultant
10 2 (2.70%) Technical Security Consultant
10 2 (2.70%) Enterprise Architect
10 2 (2.70%) Systems Administrator
10 2 (2.70%) Technical Consultant
10 2 (2.70%) Administrator
10 2 (2.70%) Systems Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.76%) JSP
2 3 (4.05%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 74 (100.00%) CESG
2 41 (55.41%) RMADS
3 36 (48.65%) Management Information System
4 6 (8.11%) PKI
5 4 (5.41%) Data Protection Act
5 4 (5.41%) GIS
5 4 (5.41%) Cryptography
6 3 (4.05%) Mathematics
7 2 (2.70%) SCADA
7 2 (2.70%) Mobile Computing
8 1 (1.35%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (10.81%) Windows
2 7 (9.46%) UNIX
3 3 (4.05%) Solaris
3 3 (4.05%) Windows NT
3 3 (4.05%) Windows XP
3 3 (4.05%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.35%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (60.81%) Information Assurance
2 32 (43.24%) Risk Management
3 28 (37.84%) Information Security
4 22 (29.73%) Security Architecture
5 18 (24.32%) ISMS
6 17 (22.97%) Risk Analysis
7 15 (20.27%) TOGAF
7 15 (20.27%) SABSA
8 12 (16.22%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 11 (14.86%) SOA
9 11 (14.86%) Cyber Security
10 9 (12.16%) CRAMM
10 9 (12.16%) ITIL
10 9 (12.16%) Risk Assessment
11 8 (10.81%) Network Design
11 8 (10.81%) Service Management
11 8 (10.81%) Security Testing
12 7 (9.46%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 6 (8.11%) Data Protection
13 6 (8.11%) UML
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.05%) C
Qualifications
1 42 (56.76%) CISSP
2 40 (54.05%) Security Cleared
3 27 (36.49%) SC Cleared
4 15 (20.27%) DV Cleared
5 10 (13.51%) Degree
6 7 (9.46%) CISM
7 4 (5.41%) CITP
7 4 (5.41%) ISSAP
7 4 (5.41%) CISMP
7 4 (5.41%) MBCS
8 2 (2.70%) PCI QSA
8 2 (2.70%) GIAC
8 2 (2.70%) CEH
8 2 (2.70%) SSCP
8 2 (2.70%) CISA
8 2 (2.70%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (58.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (16.22%) PCI DSS
3 7 (9.46%) JSP 440
4 6 (8.11%) COBIT
5 3 (4.05%) QA
6 1 (1.35%) BS7799
System Software
1 3 (4.05%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (1.35%) Symantec
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