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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Communications-Electronics Security Group (CESG)
Rank 749 731 812
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +81
Permanent jobs citing CESG 150 142 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.13% 0.066%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.42% 0.40% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 114 96 58
Average salary £54,500 £60,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.16% -
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £57,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year
-8.69% -4.16%

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
35987 35251 38884
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 30.92% 33.14% 33.28%
Number of salaries quoted 28254 28491 32814
Average salary £47,500 £46,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.26% +2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 -23 146 £53,250 -12.70% 23
London +21 59 £65,000 -7.14% 8
South East -17 55 £47,500 +5.55% 4
Hampshire -5 28 £47,500 -13.63% 2
Surrey +1 16 £47,500 -17.39% 2
Guildford +18 14 £47,500 -17.39% 1
Farnborough - 13 £52,500 - 1
South West -21 12 £67,500 +38.46% 3
City of London -11 10 £46,350 -33.78% 2
Berkshire -20 10 £50,000 +11.11%
Southampton - 9 £40,000 -
Reading -22 8 £47,500 +5.55%
Yorkshire -39 8 £52,500 - 1
West Yorkshire - 7 - -
North West -16 6 £60,000 -29.41% 2
Wakefield - 5 - -
Birmingham 0 4 £48,250 -35.66% 1
West Midlands -13 4 £48,250 -35.66% 3
Cheshire - 4 £50,000 -
Somerset - 2 - -
North East - 2 - -
Tyne and Wear - 2 - -
Gloucestershire - 2 £66,250 - 2
Leeds - 2 - -
Newbury - 2 £70,000 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 2 - -
Warrington - 2 - -
Gloucester - 2 £66,250 - 2
Teddington - 2 £55,000 -
Swindon -10 1 £39,000 +20.00%

CESG
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 140 (57.61%) Security Cleared
2 100 (41.15%) CESG CLAS
3 97 (39.92%) RMADS
3 97 (39.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 96 (39.51%) Risk Management
5 94 (38.68%) Information Security
6 93 (38.27%) SC Cleared
7 85 (34.98%) CISSP
8 70 (28.81%) Information Assurance
9 65 (26.75%) Security Architecture
10 59 (24.28%) Degree
11 54 (22.22%) Management Information System
12 48 (19.75%) Windows
12 48 (19.75%) DV Cleared
13 46 (18.93%) SOA
14 43 (17.70%) CISM
15 41 (16.87%) Risk Assessment
16 39 (16.05%) JSP 440
17 38 (15.64%) Risk Analysis
18 34 (13.99%) ISMS
18 34 (13.99%) Law
18 34 (13.99%) Linux
19 32 (13.17%) Firewall
19 32 (13.17%) Network Security
20 31 (12.76%) UML
20 31 (12.76%) Oracle
20 31 (12.76%) Web Services
20 31 (12.76%) MS Excel
21 30 (12.35%) PCI DSS
22 29 (11.93%) DNS

CESG
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 10 (4.12%) IIS
1 10 (4.12%) Tomcat
2 9 (3.70%) SharePoint
2 9 (3.70%) MS Exchange
3 2 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.41%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.41%) Lync
Applications
1 31 (12.76%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.65%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (1.23%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (1.65%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (1.23%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.88%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 32 (13.17%) Firewall
1 32 (13.17%) Network Security
2 29 (11.93%) DNS
3 24 (9.88%) LAN
3 24 (9.88%) WAN
4 19 (7.82%) HTTP
4 19 (7.82%) TCP/IP
5 12 (4.94%) VPN
5 12 (4.94%) X.509
6 11 (4.53%) IPsec
7 10 (4.12%) DHCP
7 10 (4.12%) SAN
7 10 (4.12%) DMZ
8 8 (3.29%) NAS
9 7 (2.88%) iSCSI
10 6 (2.47%) tcpdump
10 6 (2.47%) Wireshark
10 6 (2.47%) Internet
10 6 (2.47%) SMTP
10 6 (2.47%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 17 (7.00%) MySQL
3 4 (1.65%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (1.65%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (0.41%) Rational DOORS
General
1 34 (13.99%) Law
2 22 (9.05%) Finance
3 14 (5.76%) Local Government
4 12 (4.94%) Telecoms
5 9 (3.70%) Banking
6 5 (2.06%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.41%) Military
Job Titles
1 70 (28.81%) Consultant
2 61 (25.10%) Architect
3 39 (16.05%) Security Architect
4 37 (15.23%) Technical Architect
5 35 (14.40%) CLAS Consultant
6 34 (13.99%) Security Consultant
7 22 (9.05%) Solutions Architect
8 20 (8.23%) Information Assurance Consultant
9 19 (7.82%) Technical Solutions Architect
10 17 (7.00%) Security Manager
11 15 (6.17%) Security Specialist
12 12 (4.94%) Infrastructure Consultant
13 11 (4.53%) Information Specialist
13 11 (4.53%) Security Engineer
14 10 (4.12%) Analyst
14 10 (4.12%) Information Security Specialist
15 9 (3.70%) Security Officer
15 9 (3.70%) Security Analyst
16 8 (3.29%) Information Manager
16 8 (3.29%) Enterprise Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (12.76%) Web Services
2 10 (4.12%) LAMP
3 4 (1.65%) .NET
3 4 (1.65%) XML
3 4 (1.65%) XSLT
3 4 (1.65%) XML Schema
3 4 (1.65%) Middleware
4 3 (1.23%) WPF
5 2 (0.82%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 100 (41.15%) CESG CLAS
2 97 (39.92%) RMADS
3 54 (22.22%) Management Information System
4 24 (9.88%) Clustering
5 21 (8.64%) PKI
6 19 (7.82%) Cryptography
7 14 (5.76%) Replication
8 12 (4.94%) Smartcard
9 7 (2.88%) Client/Server
10 6 (2.47%) Mainframe
10 6 (2.47%) Kindle
11 5 (2.06%) Data Protection Act
11 5 (2.06%) Computer Science
12 4 (1.65%) PMI
13 2 (0.82%) iPad
13 2 (0.82%) Mobile Payment
14 1 (0.41%) Mobile App
14 1 (0.41%) EMV
14 1 (0.41%) NHS
14 1 (0.41%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 48 (19.75%) Windows
2 34 (13.99%) Linux
3 12 (4.94%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (4.12%) Windows 7
4 10 (4.12%) Windows 8
4 10 (4.12%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (4.12%) Solaris
5 6 (2.47%) UNIX
6 4 (1.65%) AIX
7 3 (1.23%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (39.51%) Risk Management
2 94 (38.68%) Information Security
3 70 (28.81%) Information Assurance
4 65 (26.75%) Security Architecture
5 46 (18.93%) SOA
6 41 (16.87%) Risk Assessment
7 38 (15.64%) Risk Analysis
8 34 (13.99%) ISMS
9 31 (12.76%) UML
10 23 (9.47%) Technical Architecture
11 22 (9.05%) ITIL
12 19 (7.82%) Ethical Hacking
12 19 (7.82%) Network Design
13 18 (7.41%) Security Testing
14 16 (6.58%) Business Continuity
14 16 (6.58%) GAP Analysis
15 13 (5.35%) Cyber Security
16 12 (4.94%) CRAMM
17 10 (4.12%) Enterprise Architecture
17 10 (4.12%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (9.88%) SQL
2 5 (2.06%) JavaScript
3 4 (1.65%) C
3 4 (1.65%) C++
3 4 (1.65%) Java
4 3 (1.23%) C#
4 3 (1.23%) VBScript
4 3 (1.23%) VB.NET
4 3 (1.23%) VBA
Qualifications
1 140 (57.61%) Security Cleared
2 93 (38.27%) SC Cleared
3 85 (34.98%) CISSP
4 59 (24.28%) Degree
5 48 (19.75%) DV Cleared
6 43 (17.70%) CISM
7 20 (8.23%) CEH
8 16 (6.58%) Microsoft Certification
8 16 (6.58%) MCSE
9 9 (3.70%) CISA
10 7 (2.88%) Cisco Certification
10 7 (2.88%) CCNA
11 6 (2.47%) GCIA
12 5 (2.06%) PMI Certification
13 4 (1.65%) CCNP
13 4 (1.65%) GSEC
13 4 (1.65%) CCSE
13 4 (1.65%) CTC Cleared
13 4 (1.65%) CCSA
13 4 (1.65%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 97 (39.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 39 (16.05%) JSP 440
3 30 (12.35%) PCI DSS
4 8 (3.29%) ISO 9001
5 6 (2.47%) CESG Infosec
6 5 (2.06%) ISO/IEC 17799
7 1 (0.41%) BS25999
7 1 (0.41%) SLA
7 1 (0.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.41%) COBIT
7 1 (0.41%) QA
System Software
1 14 (5.76%) Active Directory
2 13 (5.35%) NFS
3 10 (4.12%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (2.47%) Snort
5 3 (1.23%) XenApp
6 2 (0.82%) vSphere
7 1 (0.41%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 14 (5.76%) OpenView
2 6 (2.47%) Tivoli
3 4 (1.65%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (0.82%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (0.41%) SCOrch
5 1 (0.41%) SCCM
5 1 (0.41%) SCOM
Vendors
1 31 (12.76%) Oracle
2 29 (11.93%) Microsoft
3 17 (7.00%) Cisco
4 14 (5.76%) HP
4 14 (5.76%) Dell
4 14 (5.76%) SolarWinds
5 11 (4.53%) CheckPoint
5 11 (4.53%) VMware
6 9 (3.70%) Juniper
7 8 (3.29%) F5
8 6 (2.47%) CA
8 6 (2.47%) Sourcefire
9 5 (2.06%) Citrix
10 4 (1.65%) BT
10 4 (1.65%) LogRhythm
11 3 (1.23%) Red Hat
12 2 (0.82%) Brocade
12 2 (0.82%) McAfee
12 2 (0.82%) Sophos
12 2 (0.82%) NetApp
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