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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CESG Listed Adviser Scheme
Rank 813 820 876
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +56
Permanent jobs citing CESG CLAS 78 69 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.069% 0.064% 0.016%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.18% 0.16% 0.042%
Number of salaries quoted 70 58 17
Average salary £55,500 £61,750 £75,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.12% -17.66%
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £58,000 £75,000
% change year-on-year
-5.17% -22.66%

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
42590 42182 45766
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.84% 39.29% 39.32%
Number of salaries quoted 33307 34242 38319
Average salary £46,488 £46,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.02% +3.33%
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 1 October 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 1 October 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
England -13 74 £55,500 -5.12% 4
London 0 29 £56,500 -19.28% 3
South East +20 26 £52,500 +16.66%
Farnborough - 11 £52,500 -
Hampshire - 11 £52,500 -
Surrey - 9 £60,000 -
Guildford - 9 £60,000 -
North West -8 7 £70,000 -17.64%
South West -16 6 £65,000 +30.00% 1
Gloucester - 5 £65,000 - 1
Gloucestershire - 5 £65,000 - 1
Berkshire +2 4 £50,000 +11.11%
City of London +2 3 £65,000 +2.36% 3
Reading -1 3 £50,000 +11.11%
Manchester -18 3 £70,000 -17.64%
Yorkshire - 3 £52,500 -
Birmingham -9 2 - -
West Midlands -18 2 - -
Tyne and Wear - 2 - -
North East - 2 - -
West Sussex - 2 - -
West Yorkshire - 2 - -
Crawley - 2 - -
Leeds - 2 - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 2 - -
Cheshire - 2 - -
Warrington - 2 - -
Essex - 1 - -
Sheffield - 1 £52,500 -
Taunton - 1 - -

CESG CLAS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 71 (58.68%) RMADS
3 67 (55.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 64 (52.89%) Information Assurance
4 64 (52.89%) CISSP
5 61 (50.41%) Security Cleared
6 50 (41.32%) SC Cleared
7 49 (40.50%) Information Security
8 48 (39.67%) Risk Management
8 48 (39.67%) Management Information System
9 40 (33.06%) ISMS
10 39 (32.23%) Risk Assessment
10 39 (32.23%) Security Architecture
11 34 (28.10%) DV Cleared
12 28 (23.14%) PCI DSS
13 23 (19.01%) CISM
14 20 (16.53%) Firewall
15 19 (15.70%) Technical Architecture
16 18 (14.88%) Local Government
17 17 (14.05%) Network Design
17 17 (14.05%) Microsoft
18 15 (12.40%) GAP Analysis
18 15 (12.40%) Cryptography
18 15 (12.40%) Network Security
19 14 (11.57%) Security Testing
19 14 (11.57%) JSP 440
19 14 (11.57%) CRAMM
19 14 (11.57%) CISA
19 14 (11.57%) SOA
20 13 (10.74%) Windows

CESG CLAS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 6 (4.96%) Telecoms
3 5 (4.13%) Law
4 3 (2.48%) Aerospace
5 2 (1.65%) Military
5 2 (1.65%) Legal
5 2 (1.65%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.65%) Finance
5 2 (1.65%) Electronics
5 2 (1.65%) Banking
Job Titles
1 74 (61.16%) Consultant
2 39 (32.23%) CLAS Consultant
3 32 (26.45%) Security Consultant
4 21 (17.36%) Information Assurance Consultant
5 12 (9.92%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 11 (9.09%) Architect
6 11 (9.09%) Security Architect
7 9 (7.44%) Security Manager
7 9 (7.44%) Senior Consultant
7 9 (7.44%) Security Advisor
8 8 (6.61%) Auditor
9 6 (4.96%) Information Security Consultant
10 5 (4.13%) Principle Consultant
11 4 (3.31%) Senior Information Assurance Consultant
11 4 (3.31%) CLAS Security Consultant
12 2 (1.65%) Graduate
12 2 (1.65%) Trainee
12 2 (1.65%) Senior Security Consultant
12 2 (1.65%) Security Engineer
12 2 (1.65%) Information Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.48%) JSP
2 1 (0.83%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 121 (100.00%) CESG
2 71 (58.68%) RMADS
3 48 (39.67%) Management Information System
4 15 (12.40%) Cryptography
5 13 (10.74%) PKI
6 12 (9.92%) Smartcard
7 5 (4.13%) iPad
8 1 (0.83%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.83%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.83%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 13 (10.74%) Windows
2 5 (4.13%) Linux
3 4 (3.31%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (52.89%) Information Assurance
2 49 (40.50%) Information Security
3 48 (39.67%) Risk Management
4 40 (33.06%) ISMS
5 39 (32.23%) Risk Assessment
5 39 (32.23%) Security Architecture
6 19 (15.70%) Technical Architecture
7 17 (14.05%) Network Design
8 15 (12.40%) GAP Analysis
9 14 (11.57%) Security Testing
9 14 (11.57%) CRAMM
9 14 (11.57%) SOA
10 9 (7.44%) Ethical Hacking
10 9 (7.44%) Risk Analysis
11 6 (4.96%) Service Management
11 6 (4.96%) Migration
11 6 (4.96%) Project Management
11 6 (4.96%) Logistics
12 5 (4.13%) Cyber Security
12 5 (4.13%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 5 (4.13%) JavaScript
2 3 (2.48%) C
Qualifications
1 64 (52.89%) CISSP
2 61 (50.41%) Security Cleared
3 50 (41.32%) SC Cleared
4 34 (28.10%) DV Cleared
5 23 (19.01%) CISM
6 14 (11.57%) CISA
7 6 (4.96%) Degree
8 3 (2.48%) CEH
9 2 (1.65%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (1.65%) SSCP
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 67 (55.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 28 (23.14%) PCI DSS
3 14 (11.57%) JSP 440
4 5 (4.13%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.83%) COBIT
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%) Oracle
2 8 (6.61%) CA
3 7 (5.79%) BT
4 1 (0.83%) Cisco
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