The table below looks at the prevalence of the term CESG in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited CESG over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Communications-Electronics Security Group (CESG)
UK
Rank 718 771 831
Rank change year-on-year
+53 +60
Permanent jobs citing CESG 127 156 116
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.16% 0.11%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.37% 0.37% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 79 100 77
Median salary £52,576 £55,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.40% -12.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £32,100 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £55,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
-4.54% -8.33%

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
34067 42666 41748
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 40.52% 42.61% 40.50%
Number of salaries quoted 27749 34235 33844
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

CESG
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing CESG as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 18 January 2017 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CESG within the UK over the 3 months to 18 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +63 124 £52,500 -4.54% 15
South West +40 38 £45,000 - 8
South East +59 32 £52,500 -4.54% 3
London +26 22 £54,788 -18.83% 4
Wiltshire +38 14 £45,000 +5.88% 1
West Midlands +20 14 £65,000 +35.41%
Birmingham +3 14 £65,000 +35.41%
Salisbury - 10 £45,000 - 1
Brighton +25 9 £50,000 -37.50%
East Sussex +25 9 £50,000 -37.50%
Hampshire +5 9 £60,000 +9.09% 2
Bristol +20 8 £70,000 -12.50% 5
West Yorkshire - 8 £57,500 -
Yorkshire - 8 £57,500 -
Leeds - 7 £59,423 -
Berkshire +37 6 £55,000 -
Devon - 6 £33,581 -
Gloucestershire -20 5 £45,000 -10.00% 2
Exeter - 5 £33,581 -
Surrey +38 4 £52,500 - 1
East Midlands 0 4 £42,500 -5.55%
M4 Corridor - 4 - -
Gosport - 4 £65,000 -
Staines - 4 £52,500 - 1
East of England +18 3 - -
Swindon +16 3 - -
Hertfordshire +3 3 - -
Leicester -5 3 £42,500 -10.52%
Leicestershire -16 3 £42,500 -5.55%
Avon - 3 - -

CESG
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, IT jobs citing CESG also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for CESG.

1 166 (62.17%) Information Security
2 132 (49.44%) Security Cleared
3 130 (48.69%) CISSP
4 108 (40.45%) SC Cleared
5 92 (34.46%) Management Information System
6 82 (30.71%) Risk Management
7 76 (28.46%) CISM
8 74 (27.72%) CESG Certified Professional
9 73 (27.34%) Cybersecurity
9 73 (27.34%) Windows
9 73 (27.34%) Degree
10 69 (25.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 67 (25.09%) Network Security
11 67 (25.09%) Risk Assessment
12 66 (24.72%) CISA
13 60 (22.47%) ITIL
13 60 (22.47%) Information Assurance
14 58 (21.72%) Security Architecture
15 55 (20.60%) Penetration Testing
16 53 (19.85%) DV Cleared
17 49 (18.35%) Analytical Skills
18 47 (17.60%) C
18 47 (17.60%) Firewall
19 46 (17.23%) Security Management
20 45 (16.85%) CREST Certified
21 44 (16.48%) C++
22 43 (16.10%) CEH
23 42 (15.73%) SIEM
24 40 (14.98%) Protective Monitoring
25 39 (14.61%) Java

CESG
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 10 (3.75%) MS Exchange
2 6 (2.25%) SharePoint
2 6 (2.25%) Skype for Business
3 3 (1.12%) Confluence
3 3 (1.12%) IIS
4 1 (0.37%) nginx
Applications
1 31 (11.61%) MS Excel
2 9 (3.37%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 13 (4.87%) assyst
1 13 (4.87%) Sentinel
2 6 (2.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.37%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (3.00%) Cloud Computing
3 6 (2.25%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (2.25%) Office 365
3 6 (2.25%) OneDrive
4 1 (0.37%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.37%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 67 (25.09%) Network Security
2 47 (17.60%) Firewall
3 25 (9.36%) HTTP
3 25 (9.36%) X.400
4 22 (8.24%) DNS
4 22 (8.24%) TCP/IP
4 22 (8.24%) Wireless
5 21 (7.87%) DHCP
5 21 (7.87%) DMZ
5 21 (7.87%) FTP
5 21 (7.87%) SMTP
5 21 (7.87%) Wireless Security
6 8 (3.00%) Internet
7 6 (2.25%) LAN
7 6 (2.25%) Skype
7 6 (2.25%) VPN
7 6 (2.25%) WAN
8 4 (1.50%) IPsec
8 4 (1.50%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (0.37%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.12%) MySQL
2 2 (0.75%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (0.75%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.37%) MariaDB
3 1 (0.37%) QlikView
3 1 (0.37%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (1.12%) JIRA
1 3 (1.12%) Metasploit
2 2 (0.75%) Git (software)
2 2 (0.75%) Mercurial
2 2 (0.75%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (0.75%) ProC
2 2 (0.75%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (0.75%) Subversion
3 1 (0.37%) Burp Suite
General
1 38 (14.23%) Finance
2 24 (8.99%) Publishing
3 20 (7.49%) Telecoms
4 18 (6.74%) Aerospace
5 12 (4.49%) Manufacturing
6 11 (4.12%) Electronics
7 6 (2.25%) Marketing
8 5 (1.87%) Military
8 5 (1.87%) Retail
9 4 (1.50%) Legal
10 2 (0.75%) Banking
10 2 (0.75%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 44 (16.48%) Consultant
2 42 (15.73%) Penetration Tester
2 42 (15.73%) Tester
3 41 (15.36%) Architect
4 33 (12.36%) Security Architect
5 25 (9.36%) Security Consultant
6 23 (8.61%) Analyst
7 22 (8.24%) Security Analyst
8 20 (7.49%) Security Officer
9 18 (6.74%) Information Security Officer
9 18 (6.74%) Network Engineer
10 15 (5.62%) Information Officer
10 15 (5.62%) Security Engineer
10 15 (5.62%) Security Manager
11 12 (4.49%) Cybersecurity Architect
11 12 (4.49%) Head of Security
11 12 (4.49%) Information Manager
12 11 (4.12%) Ethical Hacker
12 11 (4.12%) Head of IT
12 11 (4.12%) Information Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (3.00%) .NET
1 8 (3.00%) .NET Framework
2 3 (1.12%) HTML
2 3 (1.12%) Middleware
2 3 (1.12%) Zend Framework
3 2 (0.75%) CSS
3 2 (0.75%) jQuery
3 2 (0.75%) JSON
3 2 (0.75%) Kendo UI
3 2 (0.75%) Web Services
3 2 (0.75%) XML
4 1 (0.37%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 92 (34.46%) Management Information System
2 49 (18.35%) Analytical Skills
3 31 (11.61%) Cryptography
4 25 (9.36%) CESG CLAS
5 21 (7.87%) Mobile App
6 17 (6.37%) Computer Science
7 14 (5.24%) Data Centre
7 14 (5.24%) Security Operations Centre
8 13 (4.87%) Freedom of Information
8 13 (4.87%) Video Conferencing
9 8 (3.00%) Driving Licence
9 8 (3.00%) Social Media
10 7 (2.62%) Cyberthreat
10 7 (2.62%) Data Protection Act
11 6 (2.25%) User Experience
12 4 (1.50%) Blog
12 4 (1.50%) Freedom of Information Act
12 4 (1.50%) Smartphone
13 3 (1.12%) Algorithms
13 3 (1.12%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 73 (27.34%) Windows
2 29 (10.86%) Unix
3 22 (8.24%) Linux
4 10 (3.75%) Windows 7
5 5 (1.87%) Windows 10
5 5 (1.87%) Windows 8
6 4 (1.50%) AIX
6 4 (1.50%) Android
6 4 (1.50%) Kali Linux
6 4 (1.50%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.37%) CentOS
7 1 (0.37%) Debian
7 1 (0.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.37%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 166 (62.17%) Information Security
2 82 (30.71%) Risk Management
3 73 (27.34%) Cybersecurity
4 67 (25.09%) Risk Assessment
5 60 (22.47%) Information Assurance
5 60 (22.47%) ITIL
6 58 (21.72%) Security Architecture
7 55 (20.60%) Penetration Testing
8 46 (17.23%) Security Management
9 42 (15.73%) SIEM
10 40 (14.98%) Protective Monitoring
11 39 (14.61%) TOGAF
12 35 (13.11%) Data Protection
13 34 (12.73%) Vulnerability Management
14 32 (11.99%) Ethical Hacking
14 32 (11.99%) Service Management
15 31 (11.61%) Project Management
16 28 (10.49%) Security Operations
17 26 (9.74%) Incident Management
17 26 (9.74%) Information Security Management
Programming Languages
1 47 (17.60%) C
2 44 (16.48%) C++
3 39 (14.61%) Java
3 39 (14.61%) PHP
4 30 (11.24%) Perl
4 30 (11.24%) Ruby
5 29 (10.86%) Python
6 19 (7.12%) SQL
7 9 (3.37%) C#
8 8 (3.00%) VB.NET
9 7 (2.62%) PowerShell
10 6 (2.25%) VBScript
11 4 (1.50%) JavaScript
12 1 (0.37%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.37%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 132 (49.44%) Security Cleared
2 130 (48.69%) CISSP
3 108 (40.45%) SC Cleared
4 76 (28.46%) CISM
5 74 (27.72%) CESG Certified Professional
6 73 (27.34%) Degree
7 66 (24.72%) CISA
8 53 (19.85%) DV Cleared
9 45 (16.85%) CREST Certified
10 43 (16.10%) CEH
11 25 (9.36%) CLAS
12 21 (7.87%) CCNA
12 21 (7.87%) Cisco Certification
12 21 (7.87%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 21 (7.87%) OSCP
13 19 (7.12%) CHECK Team Leader
14 17 (6.37%) CRISC
15 16 (5.99%) CHECK Team Member
15 16 (5.99%) ITIL Certification
15 16 (5.99%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 69 (25.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 33 (12.36%) QA
3 30 (11.24%) PCI DSS
4 23 (8.61%) JSP 440
5 22 (8.24%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 13 (4.87%) RMADS
7 11 (4.12%) COBIT
8 9 (3.37%) HMG Infosec
9 8 (3.00%) GPG13
9 8 (3.00%) ISO27002
10 5 (1.87%) BS7799
11 3 (1.12%) ISO27005
11 3 (1.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 3 (1.12%) SLA
12 2 (0.75%) ISO 9001
12 2 (0.75%) ISO22301
13 1 (0.37%) BS25999
13 1 (0.37%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 17 (6.37%) Active Directory
2 11 (4.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (3.37%) vSphere
4 6 (2.25%) BitLocker
4 6 (2.25%) Microsoft App-V
4 6 (2.25%) XenApp
4 6 (2.25%) XenDesktop
5 3 (1.12%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.37%) vCloud
6 1 (0.37%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 9 (3.37%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
2 6 (2.25%) Microsoft Intune
2 6 (2.25%) Norton AntiVirus
2 6 (2.25%) SCCM
2 6 (2.25%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 4 (1.50%) Nessus
4 1 (0.37%) AirWatch
4 1 (0.37%) Ansible
4 1 (0.37%) Computer Incident Response Team
4 1 (0.37%) Nmap
4 1 (0.37%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.37%) Puppet
4 1 (0.37%) Salt
Vendors
1 23 (8.61%) Microsoft
2 11 (4.12%) VMware
3 10 (3.75%) Symantec
4 6 (2.25%) Altiris
4 6 (2.25%) AppSense
4 6 (2.25%) Citrix
4 6 (2.25%) LANDesk
4 6 (2.25%) SAP
5 3 (1.12%) Dell
5 3 (1.12%) HP
5 3 (1.12%) SunGard
5 3 (1.12%) Veeam
5 3 (1.12%) Wyse
5 3 (1.12%) Zend
6 2 (0.75%) Computacenter
6 2 (0.75%) IBM
6 2 (0.75%) Oracle
6 2 (0.75%) Sun
7 1 (0.37%) Juniper
7 1 (0.37%) Sourcefire
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