The first 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Communications-Electronics Security Group (CESG)
Rank 762 738 825
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +87
Permanent jobs citing CESG 142 138 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.13% 0.056%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.39% 0.39% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 103 96 44
Average salary £52,500 £60,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £45,000 £40,750
10% offered a salary of more than £77,000 £78,750 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £55,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -8.33%
Miscellaneous Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
36789 35569 38814
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 31.64% 32.67% 32.91%
Number of salaries quoted 29201 28889 32878
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £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 23 July 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 23 July 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
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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 -33 138 £52,500 -12.50% 26
South East +3 63 £47,500 +5.55% 7
London -17 50 £70,000 -5.08% 12
Hampshire +8 25 £47,500 -5.00% 3
Surrey +19 23 £57,500 -
Guildford +19 15 £47,500 -17.39%
Berkshire -8 12 £45,000 - 2
Farnborough - 11 £52,500 - 1
Reading -15 10 £45,000 - 1
Southampton +17 9 £40,000 - 1
South West -14 9 £60,000 +20.00% 4
City of London -14 7 £65,000 -11.86% 3
Yorkshire - 5 - -
West Yorkshire - 5 - -
Wakefield - 5 - -
East of England -17 4 £67,500 - 1
Scotland - 4 £53,250 - 1
Edinburgh - 3 £67,500 -
North West +5 2 £50,000 -41.17%
Essex -8 2 £67,500 -
Cheshire - 2 £50,000 -
Somerset - 2 - -
Leatherhead - 2 £48,500 -
Newbury - 2 £70,000 - 1
Birmingham +2 1 £55,000 -26.66%
West Midlands -4 1 £55,000 -26.66%
Swindon -11 1 £39,000 +20.00% 1
Wiltshire -18 1 £39,000 -22.00% 1
Hertfordshire - 1 £70,000 -
Middlesex - 1 - - 1

CESG
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

1 144 (60.76%) Security Cleared
2 101 (42.62%) Information Security
3 98 (41.35%) SC Cleared
4 94 (39.66%) RMADS
5 91 (38.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 91 (38.40%) CESG CLAS
6 89 (37.55%) CISSP
7 85 (35.86%) Risk Management
8 68 (28.69%) Information Assurance
9 66 (27.85%) Security Architecture
10 59 (24.89%) Degree
11 54 (22.78%) DV Cleared
12 53 (22.36%) Management Information System
13 50 (21.10%) CISM
14 47 (19.83%) SOA
15 46 (19.41%) Windows
16 38 (16.03%) Risk Analysis
17 34 (14.35%) Network Security
18 33 (13.92%) Risk Assessment
18 33 (13.92%) Oracle
19 32 (13.50%) JSP 440
20 31 (13.08%) Web Services
20 31 (13.08%) UML
21 30 (12.66%) Linux
21 30 (12.66%) DNS
21 30 (12.66%) Firewall
21 30 (12.66%) Law
22 27 (11.39%) MS Excel
22 27 (11.39%) SQL Server
22 27 (11.39%) ISMS

CESG
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 10 (4.22%) IIS
2 9 (3.80%) Tomcat
2 9 (3.80%) MS Exchange
3 8 (3.38%) SharePoint
4 2 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.42%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.42%) Lync
Applications
1 27 (11.39%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.53%) MS Office
3 4 (1.69%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (2.95%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (0.84%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.53%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 34 (14.35%) Network Security
2 30 (12.66%) Firewall
2 30 (12.66%) DNS
3 24 (10.13%) LAN
3 24 (10.13%) WAN
4 22 (9.28%) HTTP
4 22 (9.28%) TCP/IP
5 12 (5.06%) VPN
6 11 (4.64%) IPsec
7 10 (4.22%) SAN
8 9 (3.80%) LDAP
8 9 (3.80%) FTP
8 9 (3.80%) SMTP
8 9 (3.80%) DHCP
8 9 (3.80%) Wireshark
8 9 (3.80%) tcpdump
9 8 (3.38%) X.509
9 8 (3.38%) NAS
10 7 (2.95%) iSCSI
11 6 (2.53%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (11.39%) SQL Server
2 16 (6.75%) MySQL
3 7 (2.95%) Oracle Database 11g
3 7 (2.95%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (0.42%) Rational DOORS
General
1 30 (12.66%) Law
2 20 (8.44%) Finance
3 14 (5.91%) Local Government
4 9 (3.80%) Telecoms
5 6 (2.53%) Banking
6 5 (2.11%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 64 (27.00%) Consultant
2 63 (26.58%) Architect
3 40 (16.88%) Security Architect
4 37 (15.61%) CLAS Consultant
5 33 (13.92%) Technical Architect
6 30 (12.66%) Security Consultant
7 22 (9.28%) Solutions Architect
8 18 (7.59%) Information Assurance Consultant
9 16 (6.75%) Technical Solutions Architect
10 15 (6.33%) Security Manager
11 14 (5.91%) Analyst
12 13 (5.49%) Security Analyst
12 13 (5.49%) Security Specialist
13 12 (5.06%) Information Manager
13 12 (5.06%) Security Officer
14 11 (4.64%) Information Security Manager
15 10 (4.22%) Security Engineer
15 10 (4.22%) Information Specialist
16 9 (3.80%) Information Security Specialist
17 8 (3.38%) Information Security Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (13.08%) Web Services
2 9 (3.80%) LAMP
3 7 (2.95%) XML
3 7 (2.95%) XSLT
3 7 (2.95%) XML Schema
4 5 (2.11%) .NET
5 4 (1.69%) WPF
6 3 (1.27%) Middleware
7 1 (0.42%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 94 (39.66%) RMADS
2 91 (38.40%) CESG CLAS
3 53 (22.36%) Management Information System
4 23 (9.70%) Clustering
5 20 (8.44%) Cryptography
6 19 (8.02%) PKI
7 14 (5.91%) Replication
8 9 (3.80%) Mainframe
9 8 (3.38%) Smartcard
9 8 (3.38%) Client/Server
10 6 (2.53%) Computer Science
11 5 (2.11%) Kindle
12 4 (1.69%) Data Protection Act
13 2 (0.84%) Mobile Payment
14 1 (0.42%) Mobile App
14 1 (0.42%) Social Network
14 1 (0.42%) Smartphone
14 1 (0.42%) Freedom of Information
14 1 (0.42%) PMI
14 1 (0.42%) EMV
Operating Systems
1 46 (19.41%) Windows
2 30 (12.66%) Linux
3 15 (6.33%) Solaris
4 11 (4.64%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (3.80%) Windows 7
5 9 (3.80%) Windows 8
5 9 (3.80%) UNIX
5 9 (3.80%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (1.27%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (42.62%) Information Security
2 85 (35.86%) Risk Management
3 68 (28.69%) Information Assurance
4 66 (27.85%) Security Architecture
5 47 (19.83%) SOA
6 38 (16.03%) Risk Analysis
7 33 (13.92%) Risk Assessment
8 31 (13.08%) UML
9 27 (11.39%) ISMS
10 26 (10.97%) Technical Architecture
11 22 (9.28%) ITIL
11 22 (9.28%) Ethical Hacking
11 22 (9.28%) Network Design
12 16 (6.75%) Security Testing
13 15 (6.33%) Business Continuity
13 15 (6.33%) Cyber Security
14 13 (5.49%) CRAMM
15 12 (5.06%) Enterprise Architecture
15 12 (5.06%) Project Management
16 10 (4.22%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 23 (9.70%) SQL
2 7 (2.95%) Java
3 6 (2.53%) JavaScript
4 5 (2.11%) C
5 4 (1.69%) C#
5 4 (1.69%) C++
5 4 (1.69%) VBScript
5 4 (1.69%) VB.NET
5 4 (1.69%) VBA
Qualifications
1 144 (60.76%) Security Cleared
2 98 (41.35%) SC Cleared
3 89 (37.55%) CISSP
4 59 (24.89%) Degree
5 54 (22.78%) DV Cleared
6 50 (21.10%) CISM
7 19 (8.02%) CEH
8 15 (6.33%) Microsoft Certification
8 15 (6.33%) MCSE
9 14 (5.91%) CISA
10 6 (2.53%) Cisco Certification
10 6 (2.53%) CCNA
10 6 (2.53%) GCIA
11 5 (2.11%) GIAC
12 4 (1.69%) CCSA
12 4 (1.69%) GSEC
12 4 (1.69%) CCSE
12 4 (1.69%) CTC Cleared
12 4 (1.69%) CCNP
12 4 (1.69%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 91 (38.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 32 (13.50%) JSP 440
3 19 (8.02%) PCI DSS
4 8 (3.38%) ISO 9001
5 6 (2.53%) CESG Infosec
6 5 (2.11%) ISO/IEC 17799
7 2 (0.84%) SLA
7 2 (0.84%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.84%) QA
System Software
1 13 (5.49%) NFS
2 12 (5.06%) Active Directory
3 10 (4.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (3.80%) Snort
5 4 (1.69%) XenApp
6 2 (0.84%) vSphere
7 1 (0.42%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 14 (5.91%) OpenView
2 6 (2.53%) Tivoli
3 4 (1.69%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (0.84%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (0.42%) SCOrch
5 1 (0.42%) SCCM
5 1 (0.42%) SCOM
Vendors
1 33 (13.92%) Oracle
2 21 (8.86%) Microsoft
3 17 (7.17%) Cisco
4 14 (5.91%) HP
4 14 (5.91%) Dell
4 14 (5.91%) SolarWinds
5 11 (4.64%) CheckPoint
6 10 (4.22%) VMware
7 9 (3.80%) Sourcefire
7 9 (3.80%) Juniper
8 8 (3.38%) F5
9 7 (2.95%) LogRhythm
10 6 (2.53%) Citrix
10 6 (2.53%) CA
11 3 (1.27%) Red Hat
11 3 (1.27%) BT
12 2 (0.84%) Brocade
12 2 (0.84%) McAfee
12 2 (0.84%) Sophos
12 2 (0.84%) Splunk
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