The first 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Communications-Electronics Security Group (CESG)
Rank 734 728 827
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +99
Permanent jobs citing CESG 147 142 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.13% 0.058%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.40% 0.40% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 108 100 47
Average salary £52,500 £60,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £80,000 £72,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-13.04% +4.54%
Miscellaneous Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
36607 35453 38800
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 31.44% 32.70% 33.03%
Number of salaries quoted 28967 28691 32839
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £28,000
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 1 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 1 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
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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 -54 143 £52,500 -12.50% 31
South East +7 65 £47,500 +5.55% 7
London -14 53 £67,500 -6.89% 14
Hampshire +6 29 £47,500 -9.52% 3
Surrey +11 23 £57,500 - 2
Guildford +22 15 £47,500 -17.39% 1
Farnborough - 13 £52,500 - 1
Berkshire -15 11 £45,000 - 1
Southampton +22 10 £40,000 -20.00% 1
South West -27 10 £60,000 +20.00% 3
Reading -20 9 £45,000 -
City of London -16 8 £48,750 -32.75% 4
Yorkshire - 5 - - 1
West Yorkshire - 5 - -
Wakefield - 5 - -
East of England -15 4 £67,500 - 2
Somerset - 3 - -
Scotland - 3 £39,000 - 1
North West -5 2 £50,000 -41.17% 1
Cheshire - 2 £50,000 -
Teddington - 2 £55,000 -
Bedfordshire - 2 £47,500 -
Newbury - 2 £70,000 - 1
Leatherhead - 2 £48,500 -
Edinburgh - 2 £52,197 -
Birmingham +5 1 £55,000 -26.66% 1
Essex 0 1 £67,500 - 1
West Midlands -1 1 £55,000 -26.66% 1
Swindon -10 1 £39,000 +20.00% 1
Wiltshire -13 1 £39,000 -22.00% 1

CESG
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 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.

1 147 (60.25%) Security Cleared
2 102 (41.80%) Information Security
3 99 (40.57%) SC Cleared
4 97 (39.75%) RMADS
5 94 (38.52%) CESG CLAS
6 91 (37.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 88 (36.07%) CISSP
7 88 (36.07%) Risk Management
8 69 (28.28%) Information Assurance
9 67 (27.46%) Security Architecture
10 61 (25.00%) Degree
11 55 (22.54%) Management Information System
12 54 (22.13%) DV Cleared
13 49 (20.08%) Windows
13 49 (20.08%) SOA
14 48 (19.67%) CISM
15 39 (15.98%) Risk Analysis
16 38 (15.57%) Risk Assessment
17 37 (15.16%) JSP 440
18 34 (13.93%) Oracle
18 34 (13.93%) Network Security
19 33 (13.52%) Law
19 33 (13.52%) Web Services
19 33 (13.52%) UML
20 32 (13.11%) Linux
21 31 (12.70%) DNS
22 30 (12.30%) Firewall
23 28 (11.48%) MS Excel
23 28 (11.48%) ISMS
24 27 (11.07%) SQL Server

CESG
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 11 (4.51%) IIS
2 10 (4.10%) Tomcat
3 9 (3.69%) MS Exchange
3 9 (3.69%) SharePoint
4 2 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.41%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.41%) Lync
Applications
1 28 (11.48%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.64%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (1.23%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (2.87%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (0.82%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.46%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 34 (13.93%) Network Security
2 31 (12.70%) DNS
3 30 (12.30%) Firewall
4 25 (10.25%) LAN
4 25 (10.25%) WAN
5 22 (9.02%) HTTP
5 22 (9.02%) TCP/IP
6 12 (4.92%) VPN
7 11 (4.51%) IPsec
8 10 (4.10%) DHCP
8 10 (4.10%) SAN
8 10 (4.10%) X.509
9 9 (3.69%) SMTP
9 9 (3.69%) FTP
9 9 (3.69%) LDAP
9 9 (3.69%) Wireshark
9 9 (3.69%) tcpdump
10 8 (3.28%) NAS
11 7 (2.87%) iSCSI
12 6 (2.46%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (11.07%) SQL Server
2 17 (6.97%) MySQL
3 7 (2.87%) Oracle Database 11g
3 7 (2.87%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (0.41%) Rational DOORS
General
1 33 (13.52%) Law
2 22 (9.02%) Finance
3 15 (6.15%) Local Government
4 12 (4.92%) Telecoms
5 8 (3.28%) Banking
6 5 (2.05%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.41%) Military
Job Titles
1 67 (27.46%) Consultant
2 64 (26.23%) Architect
3 41 (16.80%) Security Architect
4 37 (15.16%) CLAS Consultant
5 36 (14.75%) Technical Architect
6 32 (13.11%) Security Consultant
7 22 (9.02%) Solutions Architect
8 20 (8.20%) Information Assurance Consultant
9 18 (7.38%) Technical Solutions Architect
10 17 (6.97%) Security Manager
11 14 (5.74%) Security Specialist
11 14 (5.74%) Analyst
12 13 (5.33%) Security Analyst
13 12 (4.92%) Security Officer
14 11 (4.51%) Security Engineer
14 11 (4.51%) Information Specialist
15 10 (4.10%) Information Manager
15 10 (4.10%) Information Security Manager
15 10 (4.10%) Infrastructure Consultant
15 10 (4.10%) Information Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (13.52%) Web Services
2 10 (4.10%) LAMP
3 7 (2.87%) XML
3 7 (2.87%) XSLT
3 7 (2.87%) XML Schema
4 4 (1.64%) Middleware
4 4 (1.64%) .NET
5 3 (1.23%) WPF
6 2 (0.82%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 97 (39.75%) RMADS
2 94 (38.52%) CESG CLAS
3 55 (22.54%) Management Information System
4 24 (9.84%) Clustering
5 22 (9.02%) Cryptography
6 21 (8.61%) PKI
7 14 (5.74%) Replication
8 10 (4.10%) Smartcard
9 9 (3.69%) Mainframe
10 7 (2.87%) Client/Server
11 6 (2.46%) Kindle
12 5 (2.05%) Computer Science
13 4 (1.64%) Data Protection Act
14 3 (1.23%) PMI
15 2 (0.82%) Mobile Payment
16 1 (0.41%) Smartphone
16 1 (0.41%) Social Network
16 1 (0.41%) Handset
16 1 (0.41%) EMV
16 1 (0.41%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 49 (20.08%) Windows
2 32 (13.11%) Linux
3 15 (6.15%) Solaris
4 12 (4.92%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (4.10%) Windows 8
5 10 (4.10%) Windows 7
5 10 (4.10%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (3.69%) UNIX
7 3 (1.23%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (41.80%) Information Security
2 88 (36.07%) Risk Management
3 69 (28.28%) Information Assurance
4 67 (27.46%) Security Architecture
5 49 (20.08%) SOA
6 39 (15.98%) Risk Analysis
7 38 (15.57%) Risk Assessment
8 33 (13.52%) UML
9 28 (11.48%) ISMS
10 26 (10.66%) Technical Architecture
11 22 (9.02%) Network Design
11 22 (9.02%) Ethical Hacking
12 20 (8.20%) ITIL
13 15 (6.15%) Security Testing
13 15 (6.15%) Business Continuity
13 15 (6.15%) Cyber Security
14 13 (5.33%) Project Management
14 13 (5.33%) CRAMM
15 11 (4.51%) Enterprise Architecture
16 10 (4.10%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 24 (9.84%) SQL
2 7 (2.87%) Java
3 5 (2.05%) JavaScript
4 4 (1.64%) C
4 4 (1.64%) C++
5 3 (1.23%) C#
5 3 (1.23%) VBScript
5 3 (1.23%) VB.NET
5 3 (1.23%) VBA
Qualifications
1 147 (60.25%) Security Cleared
2 99 (40.57%) SC Cleared
3 88 (36.07%) CISSP
4 61 (25.00%) Degree
5 54 (22.13%) DV Cleared
6 48 (19.67%) CISM
7 20 (8.20%) CEH
8 16 (6.56%) MCSE
8 16 (6.56%) Microsoft Certification
9 11 (4.51%) CISA
10 6 (2.46%) Cisco Certification
10 6 (2.46%) CCNA
10 6 (2.46%) GCIA
11 5 (2.05%) GIAC
12 4 (1.64%) PMI Certification
12 4 (1.64%) CCNP
12 4 (1.64%) CCSA
12 4 (1.64%) GSEC
12 4 (1.64%) CCSE
12 4 (1.64%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 91 (37.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 37 (15.16%) JSP 440
3 21 (8.61%) PCI DSS
4 9 (3.69%) ISO 9001
5 6 (2.46%) CESG Infosec
6 5 (2.05%) ISO/IEC 17799
7 2 (0.82%) QA
8 1 (0.41%) SLA
8 1 (0.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 14 (5.74%) Active Directory
2 13 (5.33%) NFS
3 10 (4.10%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (3.69%) Snort
5 3 (1.23%) XenApp
6 2 (0.82%) vSphere
7 1 (0.41%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 14 (5.74%) OpenView
2 6 (2.46%) Tivoli
3 4 (1.64%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (0.82%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (0.41%) SCCM
5 1 (0.41%) SCOM
5 1 (0.41%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 34 (13.93%) Oracle
2 21 (8.61%) Microsoft
3 17 (6.97%) Cisco
4 14 (5.74%) SolarWinds
4 14 (5.74%) HP
4 14 (5.74%) Dell
5 11 (4.51%) CheckPoint
6 10 (4.10%) VMware
7 9 (3.69%) Juniper
7 9 (3.69%) Sourcefire
8 8 (3.28%) F5
9 7 (2.87%) LogRhythm
10 6 (2.46%) CA
11 5 (2.05%) Citrix
12 3 (1.23%) Red Hat
12 3 (1.23%) BT
13 2 (0.82%) Splunk
13 2 (0.82%) McAfee
13 2 (0.82%) Sophos
13 2 (0.82%) NetApp
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