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

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Communications-Electronics Security Group (CESG)
Rank 758 765 799
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +34
Permanent jobs citing CESG 108 110 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.10% 0.11% 0.079%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.28% 0.27% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 68 88 63
Average salary £62,500 £53,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.92% -11.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £43,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £62,500 £47,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+31.57% -20.83%

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
39255 41093 42331
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.70% 39.41% 38.33%
Number of salaries quoted 31712 32035 35265
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 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £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 29 January 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 29 January 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
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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 +28 103 £62,500 +13.63% 25
London +15 43 £70,000 +4.47% 6
South East -23 30 £65,000 +44.44% 9
Berkshire -5 18 £70,000 +55.55% 4
South West -8 15 £62,500 -16.66% 5
Surrey -1 9 £60,000 -40.00% 2
Bristol - 7 £62,500 - 2
Guildford -3 6 £60,000 -40.00% 1
Reading -12 6 £48,750 +8.33% 2
Bracknell - 6 £68,750 - 1
West Midlands -14 5 £50,000 -0.99%
East Midlands - 5 £31,025 -
Nottinghamshire - 5 £31,025 -
Nottingham - 5 £31,025 -
Birmingham -17 4 £50,000 -0.99%
Gloucestershire - 4 £65,000 - 3
Manchester -5 3 - - 1
North West -6 3 - - 3
Cheadle - 3 - -
Wiltshire -13 2 £40,000 -46.66%
Hampshire -41 2 £80,000 +86.04% 3
Slough - 2 £80,000 - 1
Chippenham - 2 £40,000 -
Scotland +2 1 - -
City of London -4 1 - -
Shropshire -9 1 - -
East of England -12 1 - -
Glasgow - 1 - -
Luton - 1 - -
Cheltenham - 1 - - 3

CESG
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 January 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.

1 116 (49.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 108 (46.15%) CESG CLAS
3 104 (44.44%) Information Assurance
4 94 (40.17%) Management Information System
5 92 (39.32%) CISSP
6 86 (36.75%) Information Security
7 84 (35.90%) Risk Management
8 83 (35.47%) RMADS
9 80 (34.19%) Security Cleared
10 67 (28.63%) Firewall
11 56 (23.93%) Security Architecture
12 46 (19.66%) SC Cleared
13 45 (19.23%) ISMS
14 42 (17.95%) PCI DSS
15 40 (17.09%) CISM
15 40 (17.09%) Microsoft
16 36 (15.38%) Risk Assessment
17 35 (14.96%) Linux
18 34 (14.53%) VPN
19 31 (13.25%) LAN
19 31 (13.25%) Windows
19 31 (13.25%) TOGAF
19 31 (13.25%) DV Cleared
19 31 (13.25%) Time Management
20 30 (12.82%) WAN
21 26 (11.11%) TCP/IP
21 26 (11.11%) ITIL
21 26 (11.11%) Telecoms
22 25 (10.68%) MS Excel
23 24 (10.26%) JSP 440

CESG
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 18 (7.69%) MS Exchange
1 18 (7.69%) Tomcat
1 18 (7.69%) Apache
1 18 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (0.85%) IIS
Applications
1 25 (10.68%) MS Excel
2 9 (3.85%) MS Visio
3 3 (1.28%) MS Office
4 2 (0.85%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (2.56%) RMDS
2 1 (0.43%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
Cloud Services
1 11 (4.70%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (1.28%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 67 (28.63%) Firewall
2 34 (14.53%) VPN
3 31 (13.25%) LAN
4 30 (12.82%) WAN
5 26 (11.11%) TCP/IP
6 23 (9.83%) Network Security
7 22 (9.40%) LDAP
7 22 (9.40%) SAN
8 21 (8.97%) iSCSI
8 21 (8.97%) SNMP
8 21 (8.97%) MRTG
9 16 (6.84%) Wireless
10 13 (5.56%) IPsec
11 9 (3.85%) Internet
12 8 (3.42%) Cisco ASA
13 7 (2.99%) DMZ
14 6 (2.56%) BGP
14 6 (2.56%) OSPF
14 6 (2.56%) DMVPN
15 5 (2.14%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (9.40%) MongoDB
1 22 (9.40%) MySQL
2 2 (0.85%) Big Data
General
1 26 (11.11%) Telecoms
2 14 (5.98%) Finance
3 12 (5.13%) Local Government
3 12 (5.13%) Electronics
4 8 (3.42%) Banking
5 7 (2.99%) Aerospace
6 5 (2.14%) Law
7 4 (1.71%) Retail
7 4 (1.71%) Military
8 3 (1.28%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.85%) Legal
9 2 (0.85%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.43%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 72 (30.77%) Consultant
2 57 (24.36%) Architect
3 45 (19.23%) Security Architect
4 40 (17.09%) Security Consultant
5 26 (11.11%) CLAS Consultant
5 26 (11.11%) Information Assurance Consultant
6 17 (7.26%) Enterprise Architect
7 16 (6.84%) Security Manager
7 16 (6.84%) Solutions Architect
8 14 (5.98%) Information Security Consultant
9 13 (5.56%) Systems Administrator
9 13 (5.56%) Administrator
9 13 (5.56%) Security Advisor
10 11 (4.70%) Network Engineer
10 11 (4.70%) Systems Manager
10 11 (4.70%) Senior Systems Administrator
11 8 (3.42%) Technical Architect
11 8 (3.42%) Enterprise Security Architect
11 8 (3.42%) Security Engineer
11 8 (3.42%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (7.69%) RabbitMQ
2 13 (5.56%) JSP
3 8 (3.42%) Web Services
4 1 (0.43%) Spring
4 1 (0.43%) Java EE
4 1 (0.43%) HTML
4 1 (0.43%) CSS
4 1 (0.43%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 108 (46.15%) CESG CLAS
2 94 (40.17%) Management Information System
3 83 (35.47%) RMADS
4 19 (8.12%) Analytical Skills
5 18 (7.69%) Streaming Video
6 14 (5.98%) PKI
7 11 (4.70%) Cryptography
8 7 (2.99%) Data Protection Act
9 5 (2.14%) Mobile Computing
9 5 (2.14%) Freedom of Information
9 5 (2.14%) iPad
9 5 (2.14%) GIS
10 4 (1.71%) SCADA
10 4 (1.71%) Social Network
11 3 (1.28%) Mathematics
11 3 (1.28%) PMI
12 2 (0.85%) Smartcard
12 2 (0.85%) Client/Server
12 2 (0.85%) Freedom of Information Act
12 2 (0.85%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 35 (14.96%) Linux
2 31 (13.25%) Windows
3 18 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
3 18 (7.69%) CentOS
4 7 (2.99%) UNIX
5 4 (1.71%) AIX
6 2 (0.85%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (0.85%) Windows XP
6 2 (0.85%) Windows NT
6 2 (0.85%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (44.44%) Information Assurance
2 86 (36.75%) Information Security
3 84 (35.90%) Risk Management
4 56 (23.93%) Security Architecture
5 45 (19.23%) ISMS
6 36 (15.38%) Risk Assessment
7 31 (13.25%) TOGAF
7 31 (13.25%) Time Management
8 26 (11.11%) ITIL
9 23 (9.83%) SABSA
10 22 (9.40%) Cyber Security
10 22 (9.40%) DRM
11 21 (8.97%) Agile Software Development
12 19 (8.12%) Stakeholder Management
12 19 (8.12%) Risk Analysis
12 19 (8.12%) Security Testing
13 18 (7.69%) Load Balancing
13 18 (7.69%) Vulnerability Assessment
13 18 (7.69%) Service Management
13 18 (7.69%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (9.83%) Java
2 18 (7.69%) Bash Shell
2 18 (7.69%) Perl
3 5 (2.14%) JavaScript
3 5 (2.14%) C
4 4 (1.71%) SQL
Qualifications
1 92 (39.32%) CISSP
2 80 (34.19%) Security Cleared
3 46 (19.66%) SC Cleared
4 40 (17.09%) CISM
5 31 (13.25%) DV Cleared
6 18 (7.69%) CISA
7 15 (6.41%) Cisco Certification
8 13 (5.56%) Degree
9 11 (4.70%) CCNA
10 10 (4.27%) CCNP
11 9 (3.85%) CCDP
12 8 (3.42%) CEH
13 7 (2.99%) SSCP
14 5 (2.14%) PCI QSA
15 3 (1.28%) CRISC
15 3 (1.28%) PMI Certification
15 3 (1.28%) Microsoft Certification
15 3 (1.28%) CCIE
15 3 (1.28%) MCSE
16 2 (0.85%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 116 (49.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 42 (17.95%) PCI DSS
3 24 (10.26%) JSP 440
4 17 (7.26%) COBIT
5 6 (2.56%) ISO 9001
6 3 (1.28%) QA
6 3 (1.28%) CESG Infosec
7 2 (0.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.43%) BS25999
8 1 (0.43%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
1 18 (7.69%) XenServer
2 2 (0.85%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 21 (8.97%) Nagios
1 21 (8.97%) Icinga
2 18 (7.69%) WSUS
2 18 (7.69%) SELinux
3 4 (1.71%) Tivoli
3 4 (1.71%) Cisco Prime
4 3 (1.28%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 40 (17.09%) Microsoft
2 22 (9.40%) Cisco
2 22 (9.40%) VMware
3 21 (8.97%) Red Hat
4 14 (5.98%) CheckPoint
5 9 (3.85%) Juniper
6 8 (3.42%) F5
7 6 (2.56%) BT
7 6 (2.56%) MobileIron
8 5 (2.14%) Blue Coat
9 4 (1.71%) Oracle
9 4 (1.71%) IBM
9 4 (1.71%) CA
9 4 (1.71%) SolarWinds
9 4 (1.71%) Infoblox
9 4 (1.71%) Fortinet
10 3 (1.28%) Sourcefire
10 3 (1.28%) Citrix
11 2 (0.85%) Symantec
11 2 (0.85%) SAP
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