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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Communications-Electronics Security Group (CESG)
Rank 757 824 842
Rank change year-on-year
+67 +18
Permanent jobs citing CESG 178 113 95
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.18% 0.11% 0.090%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.41% 0.26% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 120 71 76
Average salary £55,000 £65,000 £55,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.38% +17.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,800 £50,000 £43,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £63,750 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-13.72% +34.21%

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
43044 42819 42980
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 42.50% 40.22% 40.84%
Number of salaries quoted 34487 34634 33452
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +3.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 12 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CESG within the UK over the 3 months to 12 February 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
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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 +66 150 £55,000 -15.38% 21
London +11 49 £65,000 -7.14% 8
South East +20 33 £55,000 -18.51% 1
South West -5 22 £47,500 -26.92% 5
East Midlands +18 19 £47,500 +53.10%
Leicestershire - 18 £47,500 -
East of England +15 17 £70,000 - 1
Hampshire +34 14 £55,000 -31.25%
Hertfordshire - 13 £70,000 -
Gloucestershire +10 12 £65,000 - 4
Berkshire -17 11 £55,000 -20.00%
Bracknell +10 9 £55,000 -18.51%
Leicester - 7 £46,250 -
Hemel Hempstead - 6 £70,000 -
Wiltshire - 6 £43,750 -
Swindon - 6 £43,750 -
City of London +56 5 £55,000 - 2
Cheltenham +8 5 £80,000 - 2
Oxfordshire - 5 £60,000 -
Bristol -12 4 £41,500 -33.60% 1
Essex - 4 £49,000 -
Surrey +7 3 £52,500 -12.50% 1
Scotland +4 3 - -
Glasgow -19 3 - -
Wales - 3 - - 1
Newport - 3 - -
South Wales - 3 - -
Farnborough - 3 £30,000 -
Brentwood - 3 - -
Reading +2 2 £56,250 +15.38%

CESG
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

1 188 (58.20%) Information Security
2 167 (51.70%) CISSP
3 138 (42.72%) Security Cleared
4 137 (42.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 111 (34.37%) Information Assurance
6 103 (31.89%) Risk Management
7 101 (31.27%) CESG Certified Professional
8 92 (28.48%) Management Information System
9 91 (28.17%) SC Cleared
10 82 (25.39%) CLAS
10 82 (25.39%) CESG CLAS
11 80 (24.77%) HMG Security Policy Framework
12 75 (23.22%) Cybersecurity
12 75 (23.22%) CISM
13 73 (22.60%) PCI DSS
14 66 (20.43%) C
14 66 (20.43%) Windows
15 62 (19.20%) Firewall
16 61 (18.89%) Degree
16 61 (18.89%) Security Architecture
17 60 (18.58%) Data Protection
18 56 (17.34%) DV Cleared
19 48 (14.86%) VPN
20 46 (14.24%) Active Directory
21 43 (13.31%) ITIL
21 43 (13.31%) TOGAF
21 43 (13.31%) Penetration Testing
22 37 (11.46%) Security Management
22 37 (11.46%) Agile Software Development
22 37 (11.46%) Analytical Skills

CESG
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 22 (6.81%) Apache
2 17 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
2 17 (5.26%) MS Exchange
2 17 (5.26%) Tomcat
3 14 (4.33%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.31%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 24 (7.43%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.24%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.93%) MS Office
4 2 (0.62%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.62%) MS Project
4 2 (0.62%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 1 (0.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 19 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (3.41%) SaaS
3 10 (3.10%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (1.55%) IaaS
4 5 (1.55%) PaaS
5 4 (1.24%) GitHub
6 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 62 (19.20%) Firewall
2 48 (14.86%) VPN
3 30 (9.29%) TCP/IP
4 28 (8.67%) LAN
4 28 (8.67%) Network Security
5 26 (8.05%) WAN
6 17 (5.26%) iSCSI
6 17 (5.26%) LDAP
6 17 (5.26%) MRTG
6 17 (5.26%) SAN
6 17 (5.26%) SNMP
7 15 (4.64%) Internet
8 13 (4.02%) Wireless
9 11 (3.41%) Wireless Security
10 8 (2.48%) DHCP
10 8 (2.48%) DNS
10 8 (2.48%) SSL
11 6 (1.86%) Cisco ASA
11 6 (1.86%) Ethernet
12 5 (1.55%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (5.26%) MySQL
2 15 (4.64%) Big Data
3 12 (3.72%) GIS
4 2 (0.62%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (0.62%) Axure RP
1 2 (0.62%) Burp Suite
1 2 (0.62%) Metasploit
General
1 29 (8.98%) Finance
2 26 (8.05%) Legal
3 20 (6.19%) Manufacturing
4 18 (5.57%) Publishing
5 17 (5.26%) Military
6 12 (3.72%) Electronics
7 11 (3.41%) Local Government
8 10 (3.10%) Aerospace
9 5 (1.55%) Banking
10 4 (1.24%) Marketing
11 3 (0.93%) Financial Institution
11 3 (0.93%) Telecoms
12 2 (0.62%) Back Office
13 1 (0.31%) Advertising
13 1 (0.31%) Brand Awareness
13 1 (0.31%) Retail
Job Titles
1 66 (20.43%) Architect
2 61 (18.89%) Consultant
3 57 (17.65%) Security Architect
4 42 (13.00%) Analyst
5 40 (12.38%) Security Analyst
6 39 (12.07%) Security Consultant
7 34 (10.53%) Information Analyst
7 34 (10.53%) Information Security Analyst
8 33 (10.22%) Security Engineer
9 24 (7.43%) Security Manager
10 20 (6.19%) Administrator
10 20 (6.19%) Enterprise Architect
10 20 (6.19%) Enterprise Security Architect
10 20 (6.19%) Systems Administrator
11 19 (5.88%) CLAS Consultant
12 18 (5.57%) Data Protection Analyst
13 17 (5.26%) Security Officer
14 15 (4.64%) Cybersecurity Consultant
15 13 (4.02%) Information Officer
15 13 (4.02%) Information Security Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (5.26%) LAMP
2 15 (4.64%) Web Services
3 5 (1.55%) Velocity
4 4 (1.24%) CSS
4 4 (1.24%) OAuth
4 4 (1.24%) SAML
5 3 (0.93%) .NET
6 2 (0.62%) ASP.NET
6 2 (0.62%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (0.62%) HTML
6 2 (0.62%) jQuery
7 1 (0.31%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 92 (28.48%) Management Information System
2 82 (25.39%) CESG CLAS
3 37 (11.46%) Analytical Skills
4 20 (6.19%) Computer Science
5 17 (5.26%) PKI
6 16 (4.95%) Data Centre
7 10 (3.10%) Mobile App
8 9 (2.79%) Cyberthreat
9 7 (2.17%) BYOD
9 7 (2.17%) Data Protection Act
10 6 (1.86%) Replication
11 5 (1.55%) Life Science
11 5 (1.55%) Security Operations Centre
11 5 (1.55%) Statistics
11 5 (1.55%) W3C
12 4 (1.24%) Bitcoin
12 4 (1.24%) Cryptocurrency
12 4 (1.24%) Fintech
12 4 (1.24%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 4 (1.24%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 66 (20.43%) Windows
2 31 (9.60%) Linux
3 24 (7.43%) Windows Server
4 20 (6.19%) Unix
5 18 (5.57%) Windows Server 2008
6 17 (5.26%) CentOS
7 1 (0.31%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 188 (58.20%) Information Security
2 111 (34.37%) Information Assurance
3 103 (31.89%) Risk Management
4 75 (23.22%) Cybersecurity
5 61 (18.89%) Security Architecture
6 60 (18.58%) Data Protection
7 43 (13.31%) ITIL
7 43 (13.31%) Penetration Testing
7 43 (13.31%) TOGAF
8 37 (11.46%) Agile Software Development
8 37 (11.46%) Security Management
9 34 (10.53%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 26 (8.05%) ISMS
10 26 (8.05%) Security Testing
11 25 (7.74%) SABSA
12 24 (7.43%) Risk Assessment
13 23 (7.12%) Information Security Management
13 23 (7.12%) Security Operations
14 21 (6.50%) Enterprise Architecture
14 21 (6.50%) Identity Access Management
Programming Languages
1 66 (20.43%) C
2 32 (9.91%) Java
3 28 (8.67%) Perl
4 17 (5.26%) Bash Shell
5 11 (3.41%) Python
5 11 (3.41%) Ruby
6 10 (3.10%) C++
7 9 (2.79%) PHP
8 8 (2.48%) SQL
9 4 (1.24%) JavaScript
10 3 (0.93%) C#
11 1 (0.31%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.31%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 167 (51.70%) CISSP
2 138 (42.72%) Security Cleared
3 101 (31.27%) CESG Certified Professional
4 91 (28.17%) SC Cleared
5 82 (25.39%) CLAS
6 75 (23.22%) CISM
7 61 (18.89%) Degree
8 56 (17.34%) DV Cleared
9 36 (11.15%) CISA
10 24 (7.43%) CREST Certified
11 21 (6.50%) CISMP
12 18 (5.57%) CEH
12 18 (5.57%) Cisco Certification
13 17 (5.26%) CCNA
14 16 (4.95%) PCI QSA
15 11 (3.41%) MBCS
16 9 (2.79%) ISSAP
16 9 (2.79%) SSCP
17 7 (2.17%) CITP
17 7 (2.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 137 (42.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 80 (24.77%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 73 (22.60%) PCI DSS
4 24 (7.43%) JSP 440
5 20 (6.19%) COBIT
6 17 (5.26%) RMADS
7 16 (4.95%) ISO27002
8 7 (2.17%) ISO22301
9 6 (1.86%) GPG13
9 6 (1.86%) QA
10 4 (1.24%) ISO 9001
10 4 (1.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 3 (0.93%) ISO27005
11 3 (0.93%) SLA
12 1 (0.31%) BS25999
12 1 (0.31%) BS7799
System Software
1 46 (14.24%) Active Directory
2 25 (7.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (5.26%) XenServer
4 7 (2.17%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (1.55%) ACF2
5 5 (1.55%) Hyper-V
6 4 (1.24%) Docker
6 4 (1.24%) Forefront TMG
6 4 (1.24%) Snort
6 4 (1.24%) UAG
6 4 (1.24%) vSphere
7 1 (0.31%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 17 (5.26%) Icinga
1 17 (5.26%) Nagios
1 17 (5.26%) SELinux
1 17 (5.26%) WSUS
2 6 (1.86%) Nessus
3 4 (1.24%) Ansible
3 4 (1.24%) McAfee ePO
3 4 (1.24%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (1.24%) Puppet
4 3 (0.93%) EnCase
5 2 (0.62%) CORE IMPACT
5 2 (0.62%) Nmap
6 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 1 (0.31%) vMotion
Vendors
1 28 (8.67%) Microsoft
2 27 (8.36%) VMware
3 19 (5.88%) Oracle
4 17 (5.26%) Red Hat
5 15 (4.64%) Cisco
6 12 (3.72%) Juniper
7 8 (2.48%) Splunk
8 7 (2.17%) Blue Coat
8 7 (2.17%) Intel Security
8 7 (2.17%) SAP
9 6 (1.86%) CheckPoint
10 4 (1.24%) Infoblox
10 4 (1.24%) Qualys
10 4 (1.24%) Sourcefire
11 3 (0.93%) Citrix
11 3 (0.93%) HP
11 3 (0.93%) Riverbed
12 2 (0.62%) Acunetix
12 2 (0.62%) Adobe
12 2 (0.62%) SolarWinds
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