The table below looks at the prevalence of the term CESG in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited CESG over the 3 months to 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Communications-Electronics Security Group (CESG)
Rank 757 747 824
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +77
Permanent jobs citing CESG 148 126 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.12% 0.060%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.34% 0.30% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 117 87 53
Average salary £55,000 £60,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £58,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.50%

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
42993 41429 45795
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.68% 38.91% 38.99%
Number of salaries quoted 33604 33705 38462
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
Jobs Demand Trend

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

CESG Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

CESG
Salary Trend

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

CESG Salary Trend in the UK

CESG
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing CESG over the 3 months to 23 September 2014 within the UK.

CESG Salary Histogram in the UK

CESG
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 within the UK over the 3 months to 23 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
(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 +4 143 £55,000 -8.33% 19
London +23 54 £58,000 -17.14% 6
South East -6 48 £50,000 -16.66% 2
Hampshire -4 25 £52,500 -22.22%
South West -29 19 £65,000 +48.57% 4
Farnborough - 15 £52,500 -
Guildford +18 14 £55,000 -4.34%
Surrey -3 14 £55,000 -4.34% 1
City of London +11 10 £46,350 -33.78% 3
North West -17 7 £70,000 -17.64% 3
Bristol -11 6 £41,500 -17.00% 2
Berkshire -17 6 £50,000 -4.76%
Yorkshire -41 6 £52,500 - 2
Birmingham -3 5 £41,500 -44.66% 1
West Midlands -12 5 £41,500 -44.66% 1
Gloucester - 5 £65,000 - 1
Gloucestershire - 5 £65,000 - 1
West Yorkshire - 5 - - 2
Reading -26 4 £47,500 -9.52%
Southampton - 4 £40,000 -
Manchester -13 3 £70,000 -17.64% 1
East of England -13 3 £47,500 - 1
Wakefield - 3 - -
Essex +4 2 - -
Leeds - 2 - - 1
Warrington - 2 - -
Cheshire - 2 - - 1
West Sussex - 2 - -
Somerset - 2 - -
Newbury - 2 £70,000 -

CESG
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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.

1 157 (59.25%) Security Cleared
2 123 (46.42%) CESG CLAS
3 118 (44.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 108 (40.75%) RMADS
5 106 (40.00%) Information Security
6 105 (39.62%) Risk Management
7 99 (37.36%) CISSP
8 97 (36.60%) SC Cleared
9 85 (32.08%) Information Assurance
10 77 (29.06%) Security Architecture
11 67 (25.28%) Management Information System
12 58 (21.89%) Degree
13 51 (19.25%) DV Cleared
14 49 (18.49%) CISM
15 47 (17.74%) Windows
16 46 (17.36%) ISMS
17 45 (16.98%) Risk Assessment
17 45 (16.98%) SOA
18 43 (16.23%) JSP 440
19 41 (15.47%) Network Security
19 41 (15.47%) Firewall
20 40 (15.09%) Risk Analysis
21 35 (13.21%) PCI DSS
22 34 (12.83%) Law
23 33 (12.45%) Linux
24 30 (11.32%) UML
25 29 (10.94%) Oracle
25 29 (10.94%) MS Excel
26 28 (10.57%) DNS
27 27 (10.19%) Microsoft

CESG
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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.

Application Platforms
1 12 (4.53%) IIS
2 10 (3.77%) Tomcat
3 9 (3.40%) MS Exchange
4 8 (3.02%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.38%) WebSphere
Applications
1 29 (10.94%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.51%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (1.13%) MS Office
4 2 (0.75%) MS Project
4 2 (0.75%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (2.64%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.40%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.75%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 41 (15.47%) Firewall
1 41 (15.47%) Network Security
2 28 (10.57%) DNS
3 23 (8.68%) LAN
3 23 (8.68%) WAN
4 18 (6.79%) HTTP
4 18 (6.79%) TCP/IP
5 17 (6.42%) VPN
6 16 (6.04%) IPsec
7 12 (4.53%) X.509
8 11 (4.15%) DMZ
9 10 (3.77%) SAN
9 10 (3.77%) DHCP
10 8 (3.02%) OSPF
10 8 (3.02%) BGP
10 8 (3.02%) NAS
11 7 (2.64%) iSCSI
12 6 (2.26%) DMVPN
13 5 (1.89%) tcpdump
13 5 (1.89%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (9.43%) SQL Server
2 17 (6.42%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (0.38%) Rational DOORS
General
1 34 (12.83%) Law
2 22 (8.30%) Finance
3 18 (6.79%) Local Government
4 17 (6.42%) Telecoms
5 9 (3.40%) Banking
6 7 (2.64%) Aerospace
7 3 (1.13%) Electronics
7 3 (1.13%) Military
8 2 (0.75%) Legal
8 2 (0.75%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 79 (29.81%) Consultant
2 64 (24.15%) Architect
3 43 (16.23%) Security Architect
4 39 (14.72%) CLAS Consultant
5 36 (13.58%) Technical Architect
5 36 (13.58%) Security Consultant
6 23 (8.68%) Information Assurance Consultant
7 22 (8.30%) Solutions Architect
8 19 (7.17%) Technical Solutions Architect
9 18 (6.79%) Security Specialist
10 17 (6.42%) Security Manager
11 13 (4.91%) Security Engineer
12 12 (4.53%) Network Engineer
12 12 (4.53%) Infrastructure Consultant
13 11 (4.15%) Enterprise Architect
13 11 (4.15%) Information Specialist
14 10 (3.77%) Information Security Specialist
14 10 (3.77%) Security Advisor
15 9 (3.40%) Security Officer
15 9 (3.40%) Auditor
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (10.19%) Web Services
2 10 (3.77%) LAMP
3 5 (1.89%) JSP
4 4 (1.51%) Middleware
5 2 (0.75%) .NET
6 1 (0.38%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 123 (46.42%) CESG CLAS
2 108 (40.75%) RMADS
3 67 (25.28%) Management Information System
4 24 (9.06%) Clustering
5 22 (8.30%) PKI
6 21 (7.92%) Cryptography
7 14 (5.28%) Replication
8 12 (4.53%) Smartcard
9 6 (2.26%) Data Protection Act
9 6 (2.26%) Kindle
10 5 (1.89%) iPad
10 5 (1.89%) Analytical Skills
10 5 (1.89%) Computer Science
10 5 (1.89%) Client/Server
11 4 (1.51%) PMI
12 2 (0.75%) Mainframe
12 2 (0.75%) Mobile Payment
13 1 (0.38%) Mobile App
13 1 (0.38%) GIS
13 1 (0.38%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 47 (17.74%) Windows
2 33 (12.45%) Linux
3 12 (4.53%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (3.77%) Windows 7
4 10 (3.77%) Windows 8
4 10 (3.77%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (2.26%) UNIX
6 5 (1.89%) Solaris
7 4 (1.51%) AIX
8 3 (1.13%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (40.00%) Information Security
2 105 (39.62%) Risk Management
3 85 (32.08%) Information Assurance
4 77 (29.06%) Security Architecture
5 46 (17.36%) ISMS
6 45 (16.98%) Risk Assessment
6 45 (16.98%) SOA
7 40 (15.09%) Risk Analysis
8 30 (11.32%) UML
9 27 (10.19%) ITIL
10 23 (8.68%) Network Design
10 23 (8.68%) Technical Architecture
11 22 (8.30%) Security Testing
12 21 (7.92%) Ethical Hacking
13 18 (6.79%) Business Continuity
14 17 (6.42%) GAP Analysis
15 15 (5.66%) CRAMM
16 13 (4.91%) Enterprise Architecture
17 12 (4.53%) Cyber Security
18 11 (4.15%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (9.06%) SQL
2 7 (2.64%) C
3 6 (2.26%) JavaScript
4 4 (1.51%) C++
5 1 (0.38%) C#
5 1 (0.38%) VBScript
5 1 (0.38%) VB.NET
5 1 (0.38%) VBA
Qualifications
1 157 (59.25%) Security Cleared
2 99 (37.36%) CISSP
3 97 (36.60%) SC Cleared
4 58 (21.89%) Degree
5 51 (19.25%) DV Cleared
6 49 (18.49%) CISM
7 21 (7.92%) CEH
8 17 (6.42%) CISA
9 16 (6.04%) Microsoft Certification
9 16 (6.04%) MCSE
10 14 (5.28%) Cisco Certification
11 13 (4.91%) CCNA
12 10 (3.77%) CCNP
13 6 (2.26%) CCDP
14 5 (1.89%) PMI Certification
14 5 (1.89%) GCIA
14 5 (1.89%) CCSE
15 4 (1.51%) GSEC
15 4 (1.51%) PCI QSA
15 4 (1.51%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 118 (44.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 43 (16.23%) JSP 440
3 35 (13.21%) PCI DSS
4 11 (4.15%) ISO 9001
5 5 (1.89%) COBIT
5 5 (1.89%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 5 (1.89%) CESG Infosec
6 1 (0.38%) BS25999
6 1 (0.38%) QA
6 1 (0.38%) SLA
6 1 (0.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 13 (4.91%) NFS
1 13 (4.91%) Active Directory
2 9 (3.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.89%) Snort
4 2 (0.75%) vSphere
5 1 (0.38%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 14 (5.28%) OpenView
2 8 (3.02%) Tivoli
3 4 (1.51%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (0.75%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (0.38%) SCOrch
5 1 (0.38%) SCCM
5 1 (0.38%) SCOM
Vendors
1 29 (10.94%) Oracle
2 27 (10.19%) Microsoft
3 24 (9.06%) Cisco
4 18 (6.79%) CheckPoint
5 15 (5.66%) Juniper
6 14 (5.28%) HP
6 14 (5.28%) Dell
6 14 (5.28%) SolarWinds
7 11 (4.15%) F5
8 10 (3.77%) VMware
9 8 (3.02%) CA
10 7 (2.64%) BT
11 5 (1.89%) Sourcefire
12 4 (1.51%) Infoblox
13 3 (1.13%) Red Hat
13 3 (1.13%) LogRhythm
13 3 (1.13%) Citrix
14 2 (0.75%) NetApp
14 2 (0.75%) Brocade
14 2 (0.75%) McAfee
Chester, Cheshire
Yoh Company
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
South East
Stott & May
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum Car Allow + Bens
Posted: 12 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum plus excellent package and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum plus excellent package and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum plus excellent package and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum plus excellent package and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum plus excellent package and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Somerset
Boeing
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 3 days ago
London
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £47k per year + bonus + package
Posted: 4 days ago
North West
Vertical IT
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + bonus and package
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
FT Select
Salary: From £70,000 to £75,000 per annum plus car allowance and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
FT Select
Salary: From £70,000 to £75,000 per annum plus car and bens
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Vertical IT
Salary: £45000 - £66000 per annum + Travel + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire
DMS Computer Recruitment
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Gloucester
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + 25 days, company car, home working
Posted: 11 days ago
Wetherby, West Yorkshire
RandomStorm Limited
Posted: 12 days ago