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 4 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Communications-Electronics Security Group (CESG)
Rank 771 851 898
Rank change year-on-year
+80 +47
Permanent jobs citing CESG 183 114 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.18% 0.10% 0.078%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.42% 0.25% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 131 91 75
Median salary £64,000 £60,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £35,600
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £60,000 £60,000 £48,750
% change year-on-year
- +23.07%

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
43421 44715 49219
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 42.31% 40.56% 41.24%
Number of salaries quoted 35102 35246 39088
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £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 4 May 2016 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 4 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +84 170 £64,500 +7.50% 14
London +13 45 £65,000 +8.33% 4
South West -4 30 £61,500 -1.60% 1
South East +17 26 £55,000 - 4
Yorkshire +27 20 £52,500 +16.66%
Leeds +25 16 £60,750 +35.00%
West Yorkshire +17 16 £60,750 +35.00%
Surrey -1 14 £52,500 -8.69%
Gloucestershire -5 14 £65,000 -18.75%
East Midlands +30 13 £47,500 -32.14% 2
East of England +29 13 £62,500 -
Guildford +7 11 - -
Bristol +8 9 £48,308 -19.48%
Cheltenham +6 9 £65,000 -10.34%
Leicestershire - 9 £55,000 -
Hertfordshire - 9 £68,750 -
Berkshire +22 7 £55,000 -18.51%
Wiltshire +8 7 £65,000 +20.93%
Swindon - 7 £65,000 -
Leicester - 7 £45,000 -
North West +27 4 £57,500 +4.54% 2
Essex - 4 £49,000 -
Slough - 4 £55,000 -
South Yorkshire - 4 £50,000 -
Manchester +7 3 £60,000 +9.09%
West Midlands -22 3 £60,000 +26.31% 1
Hemel Hempstead - 3 £70,000 -
Hampshire -3 2 £37,500 -16.66% 2
Bracknell -9 2 £53,750 -20.37%
Farnborough - 2 £37,500 -

CESG
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 May 2016, 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.

1 226 (65.32%) Information Security
2 206 (59.54%) CISSP
3 165 (47.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 161 (46.53%) Security Cleared
5 130 (37.57%) SC Cleared
6 122 (35.26%) Risk Management
7 119 (34.39%) CESG Certified Professional
8 113 (32.66%) Cybersecurity
9 101 (29.19%) PCI DSS
10 95 (27.46%) Degree
11 90 (26.01%) CISM
12 89 (25.72%) Information Assurance
13 85 (24.57%) CLAS
13 85 (24.57%) CESG CLAS
14 77 (22.25%) Management Information System
15 76 (21.97%) Data Protection
16 75 (21.68%) Windows
17 71 (20.52%) C
18 70 (20.23%) Security Management
19 67 (19.36%) Penetration Testing
20 65 (18.79%) Security Architecture
21 59 (17.05%) CREST Certified
22 58 (16.76%) Firewall
23 57 (16.47%) HMG Security Policy Framework
24 53 (15.32%) ITIL
25 47 (13.58%) CISA
26 45 (13.01%) Information Security Management
27 43 (12.43%) Finance
28 39 (11.27%) DV Cleared
29 38 (10.98%) Presales

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 22 (6.36%) SharePoint
2 11 (3.18%) Skype for Business
3 5 (1.45%) Apache
3 5 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (1.45%) MS Exchange
3 5 (1.45%) Tomcat
4 4 (1.16%) IIS
Applications
1 9 (2.60%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.16%) MS Office
2 4 (1.16%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.58%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.29%) MS Project
4 1 (0.29%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 4 (1.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 27 (7.80%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (1.45%) SaaS
3 4 (1.16%) GitHub
4 2 (0.58%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 58 (16.76%) Firewall
2 38 (10.98%) VPN
3 29 (8.38%) Wireless
4 28 (8.09%) Wireless Security
5 25 (7.23%) Network Security
6 16 (4.62%) Internet
7 14 (4.05%) TCP/IP
7 14 (4.05%) VLAN
8 12 (3.47%) LAN
9 9 (2.60%) WAN
10 6 (1.73%) Extranet
10 6 (1.73%) Intranet
11 5 (1.45%) Intrusion Detection
11 5 (1.45%) iSCSI
11 5 (1.45%) LDAP
11 5 (1.45%) MRTG
11 5 (1.45%) SAN
11 5 (1.45%) SNMP
12 4 (1.16%) SSL
13 2 (0.58%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (1.45%) Big Data
1 5 (1.45%) MySQL
2 3 (0.87%) GIS
3 2 (0.58%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (2.02%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (0.58%) Metasploit
3 1 (0.29%) Axure RP
General
1 43 (12.43%) Finance
2 37 (10.69%) Legal
3 33 (9.54%) Publishing
4 32 (9.25%) Manufacturing
5 17 (4.91%) Military
6 16 (4.62%) Local Government
7 13 (3.76%) Electronics
8 6 (1.73%) Banking
8 6 (1.73%) Brand Awareness
8 6 (1.73%) Marketing
8 6 (1.73%) Telecoms
9 2 (0.58%) Back Office
10 1 (0.29%) Advertising
10 1 (0.29%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 101 (29.19%) Consultant
2 77 (22.25%) Security Consultant
3 50 (14.45%) Architect
3 50 (14.45%) Security Architect
4 39 (11.27%) Analyst
5 32 (9.25%) Security Analyst
5 32 (9.25%) Security Manager
6 28 (8.09%) Information Analyst
6 28 (8.09%) Information Security Analyst
7 26 (7.51%) Penetration Tester
7 26 (7.51%) Tester
8 24 (6.94%) Cybersecurity Consultant
8 24 (6.94%) Security Engineer
9 19 (5.49%) Information Manager
9 19 (5.49%) Security Officer
9 19 (5.49%) Senior Consultant
10 17 (4.91%) Information Security Manager
11 16 (4.62%) Information Security Engineer
12 15 (4.34%) Senior Penetration Tester
12 15 (4.34%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (7.23%) Web Services
2 5 (1.45%) LAMP
3 4 (1.16%) OAuth
3 4 (1.16%) SAML
4 3 (0.87%) .NET
4 3 (0.87%) CSS
5 2 (0.58%) ASP.NET
5 2 (0.58%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (0.58%) jQuery
6 1 (0.29%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 85 (24.57%) CESG CLAS
2 77 (22.25%) Management Information System
3 32 (9.25%) Computer Science
4 29 (8.38%) Mobile App
5 21 (6.07%) Analytical Skills
6 14 (4.05%) iPad
7 9 (2.60%) Data Protection Act
7 9 (2.60%) Life Science
8 8 (2.31%) PKI
9 6 (1.73%) BYOD
9 6 (1.73%) Data Centre
10 5 (1.45%) Cybercrime
10 5 (1.45%) Driving Licence
10 5 (1.45%) Freedom of Information
11 4 (1.16%) Bitcoin
11 4 (1.16%) Cryptocurrency
11 4 (1.16%) Cryptography
11 4 (1.16%) Fintech
11 4 (1.16%) Mathematics
11 4 (1.16%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 75 (21.68%) Windows
2 31 (8.96%) Unix
3 17 (4.91%) Windows Server
4 16 (4.62%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (3.47%) Linux
6 11 (3.18%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (1.45%) CentOS
8 2 (0.58%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 226 (65.32%) Information Security
2 122 (35.26%) Risk Management
3 113 (32.66%) Cybersecurity
4 89 (25.72%) Information Assurance
5 76 (21.97%) Data Protection
6 70 (20.23%) Security Management
7 67 (19.36%) Penetration Testing
8 65 (18.79%) Security Architecture
9 53 (15.32%) ITIL
10 45 (13.01%) Information Security Management
11 38 (10.98%) Presales
12 37 (10.69%) Risk Assessment
13 30 (8.67%) Business Continuity
13 30 (8.67%) ISMS
13 30 (8.67%) Security Testing
14 27 (7.80%) Security Operations
15 23 (6.65%) SIEM
16 21 (6.07%) Vulnerability Assessment
17 20 (5.78%) TOGAF
18 19 (5.49%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 71 (20.52%) C
2 37 (10.69%) Java
3 33 (9.54%) Perl
4 28 (8.09%) Python
4 28 (8.09%) Ruby
5 27 (7.80%) C++
6 26 (7.51%) PHP
7 5 (1.45%) Bash Shell
8 3 (0.87%) C#
8 3 (0.87%) JavaScript
9 2 (0.58%) SQL
10 1 (0.29%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.29%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 206 (59.54%) CISSP
2 161 (46.53%) Security Cleared
3 130 (37.57%) SC Cleared
4 119 (34.39%) CESG Certified Professional
5 95 (27.46%) Degree
6 90 (26.01%) CISM
7 85 (24.57%) CLAS
8 59 (17.05%) CREST Certified
9 47 (13.58%) CISA
10 39 (11.27%) DV Cleared
11 33 (9.54%) PCI QSA
12 25 (7.23%) CISMP
13 21 (6.07%) CEH
14 18 (5.20%) CCNA
14 18 (5.20%) Cisco Certification
15 12 (3.47%) CHECK Team Leader
16 11 (3.18%) MCITP
16 11 (3.18%) MCSA
16 11 (3.18%) MCSE
16 11 (3.18%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 165 (47.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 101 (29.19%) PCI DSS
3 57 (16.47%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 19 (5.49%) COBIT
5 16 (4.62%) ISO27002
5 16 (4.62%) RMADS
6 12 (3.47%) ISO 9001
7 11 (3.18%) ISO22301
8 6 (1.73%) QA
8 6 (1.73%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 5 (1.45%) JSP 440
9 5 (1.45%) SLA
10 4 (1.16%) BS25999
11 2 (0.58%) PA-DSS
12 1 (0.29%) BS7799
12 1 (0.29%) ISO27005
System Software
1 30 (8.67%) Active Directory
2 11 (3.18%) VMware ESXi
2 11 (3.18%) XenApp
3 7 (2.02%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (1.73%) ACF2
5 5 (1.45%) XenServer
6 4 (1.16%) Docker
Systems Management
1 11 (3.18%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 11 (3.18%) vMotion
2 6 (1.73%) Nessus
3 5 (1.45%) Icinga
3 5 (1.45%) Nagios
3 5 (1.45%) SELinux
3 5 (1.45%) WSUS
4 4 (1.16%) Ansible
4 4 (1.16%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (1.16%) Puppet
5 3 (0.87%) EnCase
Vendors
1 28 (8.09%) Oracle
2 23 (6.65%) Microsoft
3 21 (6.07%) VMware
4 12 (3.47%) Cisco
4 12 (3.47%) Citrix
5 9 (2.60%) SAP
6 5 (1.45%) Red Hat
7 4 (1.16%) Qualys
7 4 (1.16%) Splunk
7 4 (1.16%) SunGard
8 3 (0.87%) Blue Coat
8 3 (0.87%) CA
8 3 (0.87%) CheckPoint
8 3 (0.87%) HP
8 3 (0.87%) Intel Security
8 3 (0.87%) Juniper
8 3 (0.87%) Riverbed
9 2 (0.58%) ArcSight
9 2 (0.58%) SolarWinds
9 2 (0.58%) Twitter
United Kingdom
Capgemini UK
Posted: 3 days ago
United Kingdom
Pertemps ERP
Salary: £65k-£80k D.O.E
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £36672.00 - £46414.00 per annum + holiday, pension, flexible working
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £28500.00 - £35000.00 per annum + holiday, pension, flexible working
Posted: 5 days ago
Poole, Dorset
Connectus
Posted: 5 days ago
Stoke on Trent
Searchability
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Pension, Childcare Vouchers, Free Parking
Posted: 6 days ago
Nottingham
Capita plc
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Car
Posted: 6 days ago
South East England
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
South East England
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Yodel
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + excellent pension
Posted: 13 days ago
Nottingham
Capita plc
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Car
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 23 days ago