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 26 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Communications-Electronics Security Group (CESG)
Rank 778 834 745
Rank change year-on-year
+56 -89
Permanent jobs citing CESG 118 98 137
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.083% 0.13%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.28% 0.21% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 105 79 102
Average salary £55,000 £51,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.79% -14.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,800 £36,816 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £71,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £53,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+7.00% -

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
42370 47612 42476
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 39.65% 40.31% 39.49%
Number of salaries quoted 33487 38087 34480
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 26 May 2015 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 26 May 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 +70 110 £57,500 +10.57% 47
London +41 35 £65,000 -7.14% 8
South East -6 33 £45,000 -7.21% 5
South West - 32 £60,000 - 9
Hampshire +11 18 £45,000 +1.12% 1
Gloucestershire - 14 £80,000 - 5
Andover - 11 £45,000 -
Gloucester - 8 £80,000 -
Surrey 0 7 £55,000 +4.76%
City of London +43 5 £60,000 -14.28% 2
West Midlands 0 5 £40,000 -33.33% 1
Birmingham -6 5 £40,000 -33.33% 1
Bristol - 5 £60,000 - 1
Plymouth - 5 £28,250 -
Wiltshire - 5 £45,000 - 2
Devon - 5 £28,250 -
Portsmouth +12 4 £40,000 +17.64% 1
Salisbury - 4 £45,000 - 2
Scotland +26 3 £38,000 -27.19%
Feltham - 3 £55,000 -
Glasgow - 3 £38,000 -
Guildford +3 2 £50,000 -
Manchester - 2 £57,500 - 7
Cheltenham - 2 £78,750 - 3
Nottinghamshire - 2 £70,000 -
Nottingham - 2 £70,000 -
West Sussex - 2 £37,500 - 1
East Midlands - 2 £70,000 - 1
North West - 2 £57,500 - 20
Wales - 2 £55,000 - 2

CESG
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, 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.

1 117 (52.70%) Security Cleared
2 113 (50.90%) Information Security
3 91 (40.99%) Information Assurance
3 91 (40.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 76 (34.23%) CISSP
5 71 (31.98%) Firewall
6 64 (28.83%) Risk Management
7 61 (27.48%) CESG CLAS
8 60 (27.03%) SC Cleared
9 58 (26.13%) Management Information System
10 53 (23.87%) Microsoft
10 53 (23.87%) Linux
11 52 (23.42%) Windows
12 51 (22.97%) DV Cleared
12 51 (22.97%) RMADS
12 51 (22.97%) Security Architecture
13 47 (21.17%) ITIL
13 47 (21.17%) TCP/IP
14 45 (20.27%) Analytical Skills
15 41 (18.47%) MS Excel
16 39 (17.57%) Time Management
17 37 (16.67%) WAN
18 36 (16.22%) LAN
19 33 (14.86%) Cyber Security
20 31 (13.96%) TOGAF
21 30 (13.51%) Risk Assessment
21 30 (13.51%) VPN
21 30 (13.51%) Java
22 28 (12.61%) DRM
22 28 (12.61%) MongoDB

CESG
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, 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 23 (10.36%) MS Exchange
2 21 (9.46%) Exchange Server 2010
3 18 (8.11%) Apache
3 18 (8.11%) Tomcat
4 7 (3.15%) IIS
5 1 (0.45%) SharePoint
Applications
1 41 (18.47%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.25%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.90%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.60%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 71 (31.98%) Firewall
2 47 (21.17%) TCP/IP
3 37 (16.67%) WAN
4 36 (16.22%) LAN
5 30 (13.51%) VPN
6 27 (12.16%) LDAP
6 27 (12.16%) Network Security
7 26 (11.71%) SAN
8 25 (11.26%) SNMP
8 25 (11.26%) iSCSI
9 24 (10.81%) MRTG
10 20 (9.01%) DNS
11 18 (8.11%) SMTP
12 17 (7.66%) HTTP
13 16 (7.21%) FTP
14 15 (6.76%) DMZ
14 15 (6.76%) Internet
14 15 (6.76%) X.400
14 15 (6.76%) DHCP
15 8 (3.60%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (12.61%) MongoDB
2 26 (11.71%) MySQL
3 1 (0.45%) Big Data
3 1 (0.45%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (0.45%) Metasploit
General
1 17 (7.66%) Finance
2 11 (4.95%) Telecoms
3 9 (4.05%) Legal
4 8 (3.60%) Military
4 8 (3.60%) Electronics
5 7 (3.15%) Local Government
6 2 (0.90%) Banking
7 1 (0.45%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.45%) Advertising
7 1 (0.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 58 (26.13%) Consultant
2 42 (18.92%) Architect
3 36 (16.22%) Security Consultant
4 33 (14.86%) Security Architect
5 32 (14.41%) Security Manager
6 22 (9.91%) CLAS Consultant
7 21 (9.46%) Information Assurance Consultant
8 20 (9.01%) Network Engineer
9 17 (7.66%) Security Engineer
10 16 (7.21%) Information Security Consultant
10 16 (7.21%) Enterprise Architect
11 15 (6.76%) Network Security Engineer
12 14 (6.31%) Cyber Security Manager
12 14 (6.31%) Systems Administrator
12 14 (6.31%) Administrator
13 13 (5.86%) Enterprise Security Architect
14 12 (5.41%) Senior Systems Administrator
14 12 (5.41%) Systems Manager
15 9 (4.05%) Information Architect
15 9 (4.05%) Information Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (8.56%) JSP
2 18 (8.11%) RabbitMQ
3 6 (2.70%) Web Services
4 4 (1.80%) Spring
4 4 (1.80%) Hibernate
4 4 (1.80%) CSS
4 4 (1.80%) HTML
5 3 (1.35%) Java EE
6 1 (0.45%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 61 (27.48%) CESG CLAS
2 58 (26.13%) Management Information System
3 51 (22.97%) RMADS
4 45 (20.27%) Analytical Skills
5 21 (9.46%) PKI
6 18 (8.11%) Streaming Video
7 12 (5.41%) Data Protection Act
8 10 (4.50%) GIS
9 9 (4.05%) Cryptography
10 6 (2.70%) Freedom of Information
11 4 (1.80%) Data Centre
11 4 (1.80%) Mobile Computing
11 4 (1.80%) Client/Server
12 3 (1.35%) SCADA
12 3 (1.35%) Freedom of Information Act
12 3 (1.35%) BYOD
13 2 (0.90%) Smart Meter
14 1 (0.45%) PMI
14 1 (0.45%) Mathematics
14 1 (0.45%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 53 (23.87%) Linux
2 52 (23.42%) Windows
3 23 (10.36%) Windows Server 2008
4 18 (8.11%) CentOS
5 11 (4.95%) UNIX
6 3 (1.35%) Solaris
7 2 (0.90%) Windows XP
7 2 (0.90%) Windows NT
7 2 (0.90%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 113 (50.90%) Information Security
2 91 (40.99%) Information Assurance
3 64 (28.83%) Risk Management
4 51 (22.97%) Security Architecture
5 47 (21.17%) ITIL
6 39 (17.57%) Time Management
7 33 (14.86%) Cyber Security
8 31 (13.96%) TOGAF
9 30 (13.51%) Risk Assessment
10 28 (12.61%) DRM
11 27 (12.16%) SABSA
11 27 (12.16%) Security Testing
12 26 (11.71%) Agile Software Development
13 21 (9.46%) Vulnerability Assessment
14 19 (8.56%) Penetration Testing
15 18 (8.11%) Load Balancing
15 18 (8.11%) Data Protection
15 18 (8.11%) Configuration Management
15 18 (8.11%) Performance Tuning
16 17 (7.66%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 30 (13.51%) Java
2 17 (7.66%) Perl
2 17 (7.66%) Bash Shell
3 15 (6.76%) C
4 11 (4.95%) SQL
5 4 (1.80%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 117 (52.70%) Security Cleared
2 76 (34.23%) CISSP
3 60 (27.03%) SC Cleared
4 51 (22.97%) DV Cleared
5 25 (11.26%) CISM
6 23 (10.36%) Cisco Certification
7 19 (8.56%) Degree
8 18 (8.11%) CCNA
9 15 (6.76%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 9 (4.05%) CEH
11 7 (3.15%) CISMP
12 6 (2.70%) CCNP
12 6 (2.70%) CISA
13 5 (2.25%) SSCP
14 4 (1.80%) MBCS
14 4 (1.80%) GIAC
14 4 (1.80%) CITP
15 3 (1.35%) PCI QSA
15 3 (1.35%) ISSAP
16 2 (0.90%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 91 (40.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 27 (12.16%) PCI DSS
3 22 (9.91%) COBIT
4 19 (8.56%) JSP 440
5 6 (2.70%) QA
6 3 (1.35%) BS7799
6 3 (1.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (1.35%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 21 (9.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (8.11%) XenServer
3 15 (6.76%) vSphere
4 6 (2.70%) Active Directory
5 3 (1.35%) XenApp
6 1 (0.45%) Firmware
6 1 (0.45%) Snort
Systems Management
1 24 (10.81%) Nagios
1 24 (10.81%) Icinga
2 18 (8.11%) WSUS
2 18 (8.11%) SELinux
3 5 (2.25%) SolarWinds Orion
3 5 (2.25%) Nessus
4 4 (1.80%) Cisco Prime
5 2 (0.90%) Cisco UCCX
6 1 (0.45%) BMC PATROL
6 1 (0.45%) CORE IMPACT
6 1 (0.45%) SCCM
6 1 (0.45%) SCOM
6 1 (0.45%) Nmap
6 1 (0.45%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 53 (23.87%) Microsoft
2 24 (10.81%) VMware
3 20 (9.01%) Red Hat
4 15 (6.76%) Cisco
5 13 (5.86%) CheckPoint
6 9 (4.05%) Juniper
7 7 (3.15%) SolarWinds
7 7 (3.15%) Splunk
8 5 (2.25%) Citrix
8 5 (2.25%) Blue Coat
9 4 (1.80%) F5
9 4 (1.80%) Qualys
9 4 (1.80%) IBM
10 3 (1.35%) NetApp
10 3 (1.35%) WorldPay
11 2 (0.90%) HP
11 2 (0.90%) McAfee
12 1 (0.45%) Symantec
12 1 (0.45%) Dell
12 1 (0.45%) SAP
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Circle Recruitment
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
D P Connect
Salary: Bonus, Pension, Health Care
Posted: Yesterday
Salisbury, Wiltshire
Sopra Steria Limited
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
People Source Consulting
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus+Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucestershire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Premier IT
Salary: £35000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
South West
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Circa £45k - £65k plus excellent package and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
East Midlands
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Circa £45k - £65k plus excellent package and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
North West
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Circa £45k - £65k plus excellent package and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
South East
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Circa £45k - £65k plus excellent package and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Circa £45k - £65k plus excellent package and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
North West London
MegaNexus Limited
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
West Sussex
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Circa £40,000- 50,000 plus an outstanding package
Posted: 6 days ago
Yorkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Circa £40,000- 50,000 plus an outstanding package
Posted: 6 days ago
Central London / West End
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum + 15% Flexible Benefits and bonus
Posted: 10 days ago
Salisbury, Wiltshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum Flexible Benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
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Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago