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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Communications-Electronics Security Group (CESG)
Rank 769 773 808
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +35
Permanent jobs citing CESG 127 108 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.099% 0.070%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.30% 0.25% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 104 72 68
Average salary £55,000 £60,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £45,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
-8.33% -

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
42813 42961 44531
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.57% 39.50% 39.41%
Number of salaries quoted 33853 34958 37144
Average salary £47,000 £46,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.17% +2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £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 24 October 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 24 October 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +16 121 £55,500 -7.50% 33
South East -6 41 £55,000 -6.38% 6
London +24 38 £55,500 -12.59% 9
Surrey +8 18 £60,000 +4.34% 1
Guildford +8 17 £60,000 +4.34%
South West -15 14 £65,000 +30.00% 4
Hampshire -15 13 £48,000 -40.00%
West Midlands -8 12 £52,500 +2.43% 6
Farnborough - 10 £47,500 -
Berkshire -6 9 £60,000 +33.33% 5
City of London +17 8 £46,350 -27.00% 4
North West -15 8 £70,000 -15.15% 4
Birmingham - 8 £53,750 - 3
Bristol +1 6 £41,500 -22.79% 1
Reading -6 5 £55,000 +22.22% 2
Gloucester - 5 £65,000 -
Gloucestershire - 5 £65,000 - 1
Manchester -1 4 £70,000 -15.15% 2
East of England -16 4 £58,750 - 2
Nottinghamshire +8 3 - -
East Midlands +5 3 - -
Yorkshire -50 3 £52,500 -34.37% 1
Essex - 3 £70,000 -
Warwickshire - 3 £52,500 -
Oxfordshire - 3 £55,000 -
Southampton - 3 £55,000 -
Nottingham - 3 - -
Oxford - 3 £55,000 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 2 - -
Harlow - 2 £70,000 -

CESG
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 October 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.

1 134 (49.63%) Security Cleared
2 127 (47.04%) CESG CLAS
3 120 (44.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 103 (38.15%) Information Security
4 103 (38.15%) CISSP
5 99 (36.67%) Risk Management
5 99 (36.67%) RMADS
6 90 (33.33%) SC Cleared
7 89 (32.96%) Information Assurance
8 78 (28.89%) Management Information System
9 70 (25.93%) Security Architecture
10 53 (19.63%) Firewall
11 50 (18.52%) ISMS
12 48 (17.78%) CISM
13 47 (17.41%) Degree
14 45 (16.67%) Windows
15 44 (16.30%) PCI DSS
15 44 (16.30%) Risk Assessment
16 40 (14.81%) DV Cleared
17 37 (13.70%) SOA
17 37 (13.70%) JSP 440
17 37 (13.70%) Network Security
18 32 (11.85%) Risk Analysis
18 32 (11.85%) Linux
19 29 (10.74%) Oracle
20 28 (10.37%) MS Excel
20 28 (10.37%) DNS
21 27 (10.00%) ITIL
22 26 (9.63%) Microsoft
23 24 (8.89%) Cisco

CESG
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 12 (4.44%) IIS
2 10 (3.70%) Tomcat
3 9 (3.33%) MS Exchange
4 8 (2.96%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.37%) WebSphere
Applications
1 28 (10.37%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.48%) MS Visio
2 4 (1.48%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.74%) MS Project
3 2 (0.74%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (2.59%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 12 (4.44%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (1.11%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 53 (19.63%) Firewall
2 37 (13.70%) Network Security
3 28 (10.37%) DNS
4 22 (8.15%) LAN
5 21 (7.78%) WAN
6 19 (7.04%) VPN
7 18 (6.67%) HTTP
7 18 (6.67%) TCP/IP
8 17 (6.30%) IPsec
9 12 (4.44%) X.509
10 11 (4.07%) DMZ
11 10 (3.70%) SAN
11 10 (3.70%) DHCP
12 8 (2.96%) OSPF
12 8 (2.96%) BGP
12 8 (2.96%) NAS
13 7 (2.59%) iSCSI
14 6 (2.22%) Cisco ASA
14 6 (2.22%) DMVPN
14 6 (2.22%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (8.89%) SQL Server
2 17 (6.30%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (0.37%) Rational DOORS
General
1 22 (8.15%) Telecoms
1 22 (8.15%) Law
2 21 (7.78%) Finance
3 18 (6.67%) Local Government
4 9 (3.33%) Aerospace
4 9 (3.33%) Banking
5 6 (2.22%) Electronics
6 3 (1.11%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.11%) Military
7 2 (0.74%) Retail
7 2 (0.74%) Legal
7 2 (0.74%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 81 (30.00%) Consultant
2 64 (23.70%) Architect
3 42 (15.56%) Security Architect
4 38 (14.07%) CLAS Consultant
4 38 (14.07%) Security Consultant
5 30 (11.11%) Technical Architect
6 21 (7.78%) Solutions Architect
7 19 (7.04%) Information Assurance Consultant
8 18 (6.67%) Security Manager
8 18 (6.67%) Security Specialist
9 16 (5.93%) Enterprise Architect
10 15 (5.56%) Technical Solutions Architect
11 12 (4.44%) Infrastructure Consultant
11 12 (4.44%) Information Specialist
12 11 (4.07%) Security Advisor
12 11 (4.07%) Security Engineer
12 11 (4.07%) Information Security Specialist
13 9 (3.33%) Auditor
13 9 (3.33%) Senior Consultant
14 8 (2.96%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (7.04%) Web Services
2 10 (3.70%) LAMP
3 7 (2.59%) JSP
4 4 (1.48%) Middleware
5 1 (0.37%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 127 (47.04%) CESG CLAS
2 99 (36.67%) RMADS
3 78 (28.89%) Management Information System
4 24 (8.89%) Clustering
5 22 (8.15%) Cryptography
6 21 (7.78%) PKI
7 14 (5.19%) Replication
8 12 (4.44%) Smartcard
9 6 (2.22%) Data Protection Act
9 6 (2.22%) Kindle
10 5 (1.85%) iPad
10 5 (1.85%) Analytical Skills
10 5 (1.85%) Computer Science
11 4 (1.48%) Client/Server
11 4 (1.48%) PMI
12 2 (0.74%) Mainframe
12 2 (0.74%) Mobile Payment
12 2 (0.74%) User Experience
13 1 (0.37%) GIS
13 1 (0.37%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 45 (16.67%) Windows
2 32 (11.85%) Linux
3 12 (4.44%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (3.70%) Windows 7
4 10 (3.70%) Windows 8
4 10 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (2.22%) UNIX
6 5 (1.85%) Solaris
7 4 (1.48%) AIX
8 3 (1.11%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (38.15%) Information Security
2 99 (36.67%) Risk Management
3 89 (32.96%) Information Assurance
4 70 (25.93%) Security Architecture
5 50 (18.52%) ISMS
6 44 (16.30%) Risk Assessment
7 37 (13.70%) SOA
8 32 (11.85%) Risk Analysis
9 27 (10.00%) ITIL
10 23 (8.52%) UML
11 21 (7.78%) Security Testing
12 20 (7.41%) Ethical Hacking
12 20 (7.41%) Network Design
13 18 (6.67%) Technical Architecture
14 17 (6.30%) Business Continuity
14 17 (6.30%) GAP Analysis
15 16 (5.93%) TOGAF
15 16 (5.93%) Cyber Security
16 15 (5.56%) CRAMM
17 14 (5.19%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 24 (8.89%) SQL
2 7 (2.59%) C
3 5 (1.85%) JavaScript
4 4 (1.48%) C++
Qualifications
1 134 (49.63%) Security Cleared
2 103 (38.15%) CISSP
3 90 (33.33%) SC Cleared
4 48 (17.78%) CISM
5 47 (17.41%) Degree
6 40 (14.81%) DV Cleared
7 20 (7.41%) CISA
8 17 (6.30%) CEH
9 14 (5.19%) Microsoft Certification
9 14 (5.19%) MCSE
10 13 (4.81%) Cisco Certification
11 11 (4.07%) CCNP
12 9 (3.33%) CCNA
12 9 (3.33%) CCDP
13 6 (2.22%) PCI QSA
14 5 (1.85%) GCIA
15 4 (1.48%) PMI Certification
16 3 (1.11%) CCIE
16 3 (1.11%) CCSE
16 3 (1.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 120 (44.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 44 (16.30%) PCI DSS
3 37 (13.70%) JSP 440
4 12 (4.44%) ISO 9001
5 7 (2.59%) CESG Infosec
6 6 (2.22%) COBIT
7 5 (1.85%) ISO/IEC 17799
8 2 (0.74%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (0.74%) QA
9 1 (0.37%) BS25999
9 1 (0.37%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (4.81%) NFS
1 13 (4.81%) Active Directory
2 9 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.85%) Snort
4 2 (0.74%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 14 (5.19%) OpenView
2 8 (2.96%) Tivoli
3 3 (1.11%) FortiGate
4 2 (0.74%) SolarWinds Orion
4 2 (0.74%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.37%) SCOrch
5 1 (0.37%) SCCM
5 1 (0.37%) SCOM
Vendors
1 29 (10.74%) Oracle
2 26 (9.63%) Microsoft
3 24 (8.89%) Cisco
4 16 (5.93%) CheckPoint
5 15 (5.56%) Juniper
6 14 (5.19%) HP
6 14 (5.19%) Dell
6 14 (5.19%) SolarWinds
7 11 (4.07%) F5
8 10 (3.70%) VMware
9 8 (2.96%) Sourcefire
9 8 (2.96%) CA
10 7 (2.59%) BT
11 4 (1.48%) Infoblox
11 4 (1.48%) Fortinet
12 3 (1.11%) LogRhythm
12 3 (1.11%) Red Hat
13 2 (0.74%) Brocade
13 2 (0.74%) McAfee
13 2 (0.74%) Sophos
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