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 11 July 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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Communications-Electronics Security Group (CESG)
Rank 762 741 817
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +76
Permanent jobs citing CESG 134 128 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.12% 0.055%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.36% 0.36% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 97 92 41
Average salary £52,500 £60,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £40,195 £45,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £78,500 £79,750 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £55,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -8.33%
Miscellaneous Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
37071 35709 38387
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 31.78% 32.74% 32.69%
Number of salaries quoted 29487 29235 32497
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 11 July 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 11 July 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 -6 130 £52,500 -6.66% 26
South East +5 63 £47,500 +5.55% 6
London -27 43 £70,000 -3.44% 9
Surrey +24 27 £57,500 - 2
Hampshire 0 21 £44,500 -11.00% 3
Guildford +15 17 £47,500 -17.39% 1
Berkshire -14 12 £45,000 - 1
Reading -16 10 £45,000 -
Southampton +9 9 £40,000 -20.00% 1
Farnborough - 8 £48,500 - 1
East of England -1 6 £70,000 +7.69% 1
South West -15 6 £70,000 +40.00% 5
City of London -8 5 £80,000 +10.34% 5
West Yorkshire - 5 - -
Yorkshire - 5 - -
Wakefield - 5 - -
Edinburgh - 4 £52,197 -
Scotland - 4 £52,197 - 1
Hertfordshire -14 3 £70,000 +7.69%
North West +4 2 £50,000 -41.17% 2
Essex -6 2 £67,500 -
Somerset - 2 - - 1
Leatherhead - 2 £48,500 -
Cheshire - 2 £50,000 -
Newbury - 2 £70,000 - 1
Middlesex +10 1 - -
Birmingham +2 1 £55,000 -26.66% 1
West Midlands -6 1 £55,000 -26.66% 1
M4 Corridor - 1 £70,000 -
Chelmsford - 1 £67,500 -

CESG
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 11 July 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.

1 135 (60.54%) Security Cleared
2 100 (44.84%) Information Security
3 91 (40.81%) RMADS
4 90 (40.36%) SC Cleared
5 86 (38.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 86 (38.57%) CISSP
6 81 (36.32%) CESG CLAS
7 78 (34.98%) Risk Management
8 64 (28.70%) Information Assurance
9 63 (28.25%) Security Architecture
10 57 (25.56%) Degree
11 55 (24.66%) DV Cleared
12 52 (23.32%) CISM
13 50 (22.42%) Management Information System
14 45 (20.18%) SOA
15 40 (17.94%) Windows
16 37 (16.59%) Risk Analysis
17 32 (14.35%) Network Security
18 31 (13.90%) Risk Assessment
18 31 (13.90%) Oracle
19 30 (13.45%) Web Services
19 30 (13.45%) UML
19 30 (13.45%) DNS
20 29 (13.00%) Law
20 29 (13.00%) JSP 440
21 28 (12.56%) Firewall
21 28 (12.56%) Linux
22 26 (11.66%) ISMS
23 25 (11.21%) Technical Architecture
23 25 (11.21%) SQL Server

CESG
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 (4.48%) IIS
2 9 (4.04%) Tomcat
3 8 (3.59%) MS Exchange
4 7 (3.14%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.45%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.45%) Lync
Applications
1 22 (9.87%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.69%) MS Office
3 4 (1.79%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (3.14%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.45%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.69%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 32 (14.35%) Network Security
2 30 (13.45%) DNS
3 28 (12.56%) Firewall
4 25 (11.21%) LAN
4 25 (11.21%) WAN
5 21 (9.42%) HTTP
5 21 (9.42%) TCP/IP
6 11 (4.93%) VPN
7 10 (4.48%) LDAP
7 10 (4.48%) FTP
7 10 (4.48%) SMTP
7 10 (4.48%) IPsec
7 10 (4.48%) Wireshark
7 10 (4.48%) tcpdump
8 9 (4.04%) DHCP
8 9 (4.04%) SAN
9 7 (3.14%) NAS
10 6 (2.69%) iSCSI
11 5 (2.24%) Internet
12 4 (1.79%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (11.21%) SQL Server
2 15 (6.73%) MySQL
3 7 (3.14%) Oracle Database 11g
3 7 (3.14%) Oracle Database
General
1 29 (13.00%) Law
2 19 (8.52%) Finance
3 13 (5.83%) Local Government
4 10 (4.48%) Telecoms
5 5 (2.24%) Banking
6 4 (1.79%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 61 (27.35%) Architect
2 60 (26.91%) Consultant
3 38 (17.04%) Security Architect
4 34 (15.25%) CLAS Consultant
5 30 (13.45%) Technical Architect
6 27 (12.11%) Security Consultant
7 23 (10.31%) Solutions Architect
8 18 (8.07%) Information Assurance Consultant
9 15 (6.73%) Analyst
9 15 (6.73%) Technical Solutions Architect
10 14 (6.28%) Security Manager
11 13 (5.83%) Security Analyst
11 13 (5.83%) Security Specialist
12 12 (5.38%) Information Manager
12 12 (5.38%) Security Officer
13 11 (4.93%) Information Security Manager
14 10 (4.48%) Security Engineer
14 10 (4.48%) Information Specialist
15 9 (4.04%) Information Security Specialist
16 8 (3.59%) Information Security Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (13.45%) Web Services
2 9 (4.04%) LAMP
3 7 (3.14%) XML
3 7 (3.14%) XSLT
3 7 (3.14%) XML Schema
4 5 (2.24%) .NET
5 4 (1.79%) WPF
6 2 (0.90%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 91 (40.81%) RMADS
2 81 (36.32%) CESG CLAS
3 50 (22.42%) Management Information System
4 21 (9.42%) Clustering
5 18 (8.07%) Cryptography
6 16 (7.17%) PKI
7 12 (5.38%) Replication
8 9 (4.04%) Mainframe
9 6 (2.69%) Client/Server
10 5 (2.24%) Kindle
10 5 (2.24%) Computer Science
11 4 (1.79%) Smartcard
12 3 (1.35%) Data Protection Act
13 2 (0.90%) Mobile Payment
14 1 (0.45%) EMV
14 1 (0.45%) NHS
14 1 (0.45%) Handset
14 1 (0.45%) Social Network
14 1 (0.45%) Mobile App
14 1 (0.45%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 40 (17.94%) Windows
2 28 (12.56%) Linux
3 15 (6.73%) Solaris
4 11 (4.93%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (4.48%) UNIX
6 9 (4.04%) Windows 7
6 9 (4.04%) Windows 8
6 9 (4.04%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (1.35%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (44.84%) Information Security
2 78 (34.98%) Risk Management
3 64 (28.70%) Information Assurance
4 63 (28.25%) Security Architecture
5 45 (20.18%) SOA
6 37 (16.59%) Risk Analysis
7 31 (13.90%) Risk Assessment
8 30 (13.45%) UML
9 26 (11.66%) ISMS
10 25 (11.21%) Technical Architecture
11 22 (9.87%) ITIL
11 22 (9.87%) Network Design
12 21 (9.42%) Ethical Hacking
13 14 (6.28%) Business Continuity
13 14 (6.28%) Project Management
13 14 (6.28%) Enterprise Architecture
14 13 (5.83%) CRAMM
14 13 (5.83%) Cyber Security
15 12 (5.38%) Security Testing
16 11 (4.93%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 21 (9.42%) SQL
2 7 (3.14%) Java
3 5 (2.24%) JavaScript
3 5 (2.24%) C
4 4 (1.79%) C#
4 4 (1.79%) C++
4 4 (1.79%) VBScript
4 4 (1.79%) VB.NET
4 4 (1.79%) VBA
Qualifications
1 135 (60.54%) Security Cleared
2 90 (40.36%) SC Cleared
3 86 (38.57%) CISSP
4 57 (25.56%) Degree
5 55 (24.66%) DV Cleared
6 52 (23.32%) CISM
7 19 (8.52%) CEH
8 15 (6.73%) CISA
9 14 (6.28%) Microsoft Certification
9 14 (6.28%) MCSE
10 7 (3.14%) GIAC
11 6 (2.69%) GCIA
11 6 (2.69%) Cisco Certification
11 6 (2.69%) CCNA
11 6 (2.69%) ITIL Certification
12 4 (1.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 4 (1.79%) CCNP
12 4 (1.79%) GSEC
12 4 (1.79%) CCSA
12 4 (1.79%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 86 (38.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 29 (13.00%) JSP 440
3 17 (7.62%) PCI DSS
4 8 (3.59%) ISO 9001
5 6 (2.69%) CESG Infosec
6 5 (2.24%) ISO/IEC 17799
7 2 (0.90%) SLA
7 2 (0.90%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.90%) QA
System Software
1 12 (5.38%) Active Directory
2 11 (4.93%) NFS
3 10 (4.48%) Snort
4 9 (4.04%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (1.79%) XenApp
6 2 (0.90%) vSphere
7 1 (0.45%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 12 (5.38%) OpenView
2 5 (2.24%) Tivoli
3 4 (1.79%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (0.90%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (0.45%) SCOrch
5 1 (0.45%) SCCM
5 1 (0.45%) SCOM
Vendors
1 31 (13.90%) Oracle
2 18 (8.07%) Microsoft
3 15 (6.73%) Cisco
4 12 (5.38%) HP
4 12 (5.38%) Dell
4 12 (5.38%) SolarWinds
5 10 (4.48%) CheckPoint
5 10 (4.48%) Sourcefire
6 9 (4.04%) VMware
7 8 (3.59%) LogRhythm
7 8 (3.59%) Juniper
8 7 (3.14%) F5
9 6 (2.69%) Citrix
10 5 (2.24%) CA
11 3 (1.35%) Red Hat
12 2 (0.90%) McAfee
12 2 (0.90%) Sophos
12 2 (0.90%) BT
12 2 (0.90%) NetApp
12 2 (0.90%) Splunk
England
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £900000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £50,000 to £80,000 per annum plus competitive package
Posted: 13 hours ago
Swindon
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Salary: Fantastic Benifits
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £80k per year + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire
DMS Computer Recruitment
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
RandomStorm Limited
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
RandomStorm Limited
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Vertical IT
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £30,000 to £65,000 per annum plus competitive package
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum plus excellent package and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum plus excellent package and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum plus excellent package and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum plus excellent package and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum plus excellent package and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + 10% Bonus, Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Hampshire
Fenwick Ryan
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Farnborough
Capita - ITMS
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + Car Allowance+Bonus+More Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
England
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago