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

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Communications-Electronics Security Group (CESG)
Rank 761 846 902
Rank change year-on-year
+85 +56
Permanent jobs citing CESG 163 118 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.11% 0.083%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.39% 0.27% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 117 105 79
Median salary £65,000 £55,000 £51,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+18.18% +6.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £38,800 £36,816
10% offered a salary of more than £84,000 £72,500 £71,000
UK excluding London median salary £62,500 £53,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+16.82% +7.00%

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
41867 43451 48692
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 41.96% 40.65% 41.20%
Number of salaries quoted 34043 34380 39089
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £28,500
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 27 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 27 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 +49 143 £65,000 +13.04% 14
London +36 45 £65,000 - 3
South West -7 24 £65,000 +8.33% 1
Yorkshire +24 22 £57,500 +27.77% 1
West Yorkshire +25 20 £60,750 +35.00% 1
Leeds +18 20 £60,750 +35.00% 1
South East -9 18 £55,000 +22.22% 4
Gloucestershire -1 14 £65,000 -18.75%
Surrey +6 8 £52,500 -4.54%
Cheltenham 0 8 £65,000 -17.46%
East Midlands +18 7 £56,250 -19.64%
Guildford +3 7 - -
East of England - 7 £63,750 - 1
Hertfordshire - 7 £63,750 - 1
Bristol +5 6 £51,617 -13.97% 1
Scotland -12 6 £60,000 +57.89%
North West +22 4 £57,500 - 1
Berkshire +12 4 £55,000 -
Wiltshire +9 4 £70,000 +55.55%
Swindon - 4 £70,000 -
Leicestershire - 4 £45,000 -
Leicester - 4 £45,000 -
Manchester +5 3 £60,000 +4.34% 1
Glasgow -13 3 - -
Renfrewshire - 3 £60,000 -
Paisley - 3 £60,000 -
Slough - 3 £55,000 -
Nottingham +7 2 £62,500 -10.71%
Nottinghamshire +2 2 £62,500 -10.71%
Hampshire -3 2 - - 3

CESG
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 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.

1 229 (66.76%) Information Security
2 209 (60.93%) CISSP
3 168 (48.98%) Security Cleared
4 163 (47.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 135 (39.36%) SC Cleared
6 123 (35.86%) CESG Certified Professional
7 122 (35.57%) Cybersecurity
8 120 (34.99%) Risk Management
9 106 (30.90%) Degree
10 103 (30.03%) PCI DSS
11 95 (27.70%) CISM
12 85 (24.78%) CESG CLAS
12 85 (24.78%) CLAS
13 82 (23.91%) Information Assurance
14 77 (22.45%) Windows
15 75 (21.87%) Penetration Testing
15 75 (21.87%) Data Protection
16 74 (21.57%) Security Management
17 68 (19.83%) CREST Certified
18 66 (19.24%) Security Architecture
18 66 (19.24%) C
19 65 (18.95%) Management Information System
20 58 (16.91%) Firewall
21 51 (14.87%) Information Security Management
21 51 (14.87%) ITIL
22 50 (14.58%) CISA
23 48 (13.99%) HMG Security Policy Framework
24 47 (13.70%) Finance
25 41 (11.95%) Risk Assessment
25 41 (11.95%) 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 24 (7.00%) SharePoint
2 11 (3.21%) Skype for Business
3 4 (1.17%) IIS
4 1 (0.29%) Apache
4 1 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.29%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.29%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (0.87%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.58%) MS Office
2 2 (0.58%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (0.58%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.29%) MS Project
3 1 (0.29%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 3 (0.87%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 29 (8.45%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.17%) GitHub
2 4 (1.17%) SaaS
3 3 (0.87%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 58 (16.91%) Firewall
2 37 (10.79%) VPN
3 34 (9.91%) Wireless
4 33 (9.62%) Wireless Security
5 22 (6.41%) Network Security
6 17 (4.96%) Internet
7 14 (4.08%) VLAN
8 10 (2.92%) TCP/IP
9 7 (2.04%) LAN
10 6 (1.75%) Extranet
10 6 (1.75%) Intranet
10 6 (1.75%) WAN
11 5 (1.46%) Intrusion Detection
12 4 (1.17%) SSL
13 2 (0.58%) VoIP
14 1 (0.29%) DMZ
14 1 (0.29%) DNS
14 1 (0.29%) LDAP
14 1 (0.29%) SAN
14 1 (0.29%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (0.87%) Big Data
2 2 (0.58%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (0.58%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.29%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (2.33%) Rational DOORS
2 5 (1.46%) Metasploit
3 2 (0.58%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.29%) Axure RP
General
1 47 (13.70%) Finance
2 38 (11.08%) Legal
3 35 (10.20%) Publishing
4 29 (8.45%) Manufacturing
5 16 (4.66%) Local Government
5 16 (4.66%) Military
6 10 (2.92%) Electronics
7 8 (2.33%) Banking
8 6 (1.75%) Brand Awareness
9 5 (1.46%) Marketing
10 4 (1.17%) Telecoms
11 3 (0.87%) Retail
12 2 (0.58%) Back Office
12 2 (0.58%) Retail Banking
13 1 (0.29%) Advertising
13 1 (0.29%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 111 (32.36%) Consultant
2 88 (25.66%) Security Consultant
3 50 (14.58%) Architect
4 49 (14.29%) Security Architect
5 34 (9.91%) Penetration Tester
5 34 (9.91%) Tester
6 32 (9.33%) Analyst
7 26 (7.58%) Security Manager
8 25 (7.29%) Cybersecurity Consultant
8 25 (7.29%) Security Analyst
9 24 (7.00%) Senior Consultant
10 23 (6.71%) Information Analyst
10 23 (6.71%) Information Security Analyst
10 23 (6.71%) Security Engineer
11 19 (5.54%) Security Officer
11 19 (5.54%) Senior Security Consultant
12 18 (5.25%) Information Manager
12 18 (5.25%) Information Security Manager
12 18 (5.25%) Senior Penetration Tester
12 18 (5.25%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (7.87%) Web Services
2 5 (1.46%) .NET
3 4 (1.17%) OAuth
3 4 (1.17%) SAML
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
6 1 (0.29%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 85 (24.78%) CESG CLAS
2 65 (18.95%) Management Information System
3 37 (10.79%) Computer Science
3 37 (10.79%) Mobile App
4 18 (5.25%) Analytical Skills
5 14 (4.08%) iPad
6 9 (2.62%) Data Protection Act
6 9 (2.62%) Life Science
7 8 (2.33%) Driving Licence
8 6 (1.75%) Data Centre
9 5 (1.46%) Cybercrime
9 5 (1.46%) PKI
10 4 (1.17%) Bitcoin
10 4 (1.17%) BYOD
10 4 (1.17%) Cryptography
10 4 (1.17%) Fintech
10 4 (1.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 4 (1.17%) Freedom of Information
10 4 (1.17%) Mathematics
10 4 (1.17%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 77 (22.45%) Windows
2 35 (10.20%) Unix
3 13 (3.79%) Windows Server
4 12 (3.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (3.21%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (2.62%) Linux
7 5 (1.46%) Kali Linux
8 1 (0.29%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 229 (66.76%) Information Security
2 122 (35.57%) Cybersecurity
3 120 (34.99%) Risk Management
4 82 (23.91%) Information Assurance
5 75 (21.87%) Data Protection
5 75 (21.87%) Penetration Testing
6 74 (21.57%) Security Management
7 66 (19.24%) Security Architecture
8 51 (14.87%) Information Security Management
8 51 (14.87%) ITIL
9 41 (11.95%) Presales
9 41 (11.95%) Risk Assessment
10 31 (9.04%) Security Testing
11 30 (8.75%) Business Continuity
12 28 (8.16%) Security Operations
13 26 (7.58%) ISMS
14 25 (7.29%) SIEM
15 20 (5.83%) Social Engineering
16 19 (5.54%) Agile Software Development
17 18 (5.25%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 66 (19.24%) C
2 39 (11.37%) Java
3 33 (9.62%) Perl
4 32 (9.33%) Python
4 32 (9.33%) Ruby
5 31 (9.04%) C++
6 30 (8.75%) PHP
7 4 (1.17%) SQL
8 3 (0.87%) C#
8 3 (0.87%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.29%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.29%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.29%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 209 (60.93%) CISSP
2 168 (48.98%) Security Cleared
3 135 (39.36%) SC Cleared
4 123 (35.86%) CESG Certified Professional
5 106 (30.90%) Degree
6 95 (27.70%) CISM
7 85 (24.78%) CLAS
8 68 (19.83%) CREST Certified
9 50 (14.58%) CISA
10 39 (11.37%) DV Cleared
11 32 (9.33%) PCI QSA
12 24 (7.00%) CISMP
13 22 (6.41%) CEH
14 16 (4.66%) CCNA
14 16 (4.66%) Cisco Certification
15 15 (4.37%) CHECK Team Leader
16 12 (3.50%) OSCP
17 11 (3.21%) MCSA
17 11 (3.21%) MCSE
17 11 (3.21%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 163 (47.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 103 (30.03%) PCI DSS
3 48 (13.99%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 17 (4.96%) COBIT
5 15 (4.37%) RMADS
6 13 (3.79%) ISO 9001
6 13 (3.79%) ISO27002
7 11 (3.21%) ISO22301
8 7 (2.04%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 5 (1.46%) SLA
10 4 (1.17%) BS25999
10 4 (1.17%) JSP 440
10 4 (1.17%) QA
11 2 (0.58%) PA-DSS
12 1 (0.29%) BS7799
12 1 (0.29%) GPG13
12 1 (0.29%) ISO27005
System Software
1 29 (8.45%) Active Directory
2 11 (3.21%) VMware ESXi
2 11 (3.21%) XenApp
3 6 (1.75%) ACF2
4 4 (1.17%) Docker
5 3 (0.87%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.29%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 11 (3.21%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 11 (3.21%) vMotion
2 9 (2.62%) Nessus
3 4 (1.17%) Ansible
3 4 (1.17%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (1.17%) Puppet
4 3 (0.87%) EnCase
5 1 (0.29%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 1 (0.29%) Icinga
5 1 (0.29%) Nagios
5 1 (0.29%) Network Intrusion Detection System
5 1 (0.29%) SELinux
5 1 (0.29%) WSUS
Vendors
1 32 (9.33%) Oracle
2 17 (4.96%) Microsoft
2 17 (4.96%) VMware
3 12 (3.50%) Citrix
4 10 (2.92%) Cisco
5 6 (1.75%) SAP
6 4 (1.17%) Qualys
6 4 (1.17%) Splunk
6 4 (1.17%) SunGard
7 3 (0.87%) CA
7 3 (0.87%) CheckPoint
7 3 (0.87%) HP
7 3 (0.87%) Juniper
7 3 (0.87%) Twitter
8 2 (0.58%) ArcSight
8 2 (0.58%) IBM
8 2 (0.58%) SolarWinds
8 2 (0.58%) Sun
9 1 (0.29%) LogRhythm
9 1 (0.29%) Riverbed
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