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

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Communications-Electronics Security Group (CESG)
Rank 762 829 743
Rank change year-on-year
+67 -86
Permanent jobs citing CESG 110 95 138
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.10% 0.080% 0.13%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.26% 0.20% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 91 76 104
Average salary £60,000 £53,750 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.62% +2.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £36,697 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £80,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+15.00% -

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
42288 47141 42305
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 38.44% 39.82% 38.77%
Number of salaries quoted 33392 37449 34396
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 6 May 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 6 May 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
(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 +34 103 £60,000 +9.09% 22
South West +22 32 £61,250 +16.66% 6
London +28 31 £60,000 -14.28% 7
South East -5 30 £50,000 +3.09% 6
Gloucestershire - 17 £80,000 - 1
Hampshire +8 15 £45,000 - 3
Andover - 11 £45,000 -
Gloucester - 10 £80,000 -
Surrey +4 7 £57,500 +4.54% 1
City of London +24 5 £51,250 -26.78% 3
Berkshire -8 5 £67,500 +50.00% 1
Birmingham -12 5 £47,500 -20.83% 1
West Midlands -17 5 £47,500 -20.83% 1
Devon - 5 £60,000 -
Bristol - 5 £60,000 - 1
Plymouth - 5 £60,000 -
Scotland +17 3 £38,000 -27.19%
Reading -19 3 - - 1
Feltham - 3 £55,000 -
Glasgow - 3 £38,000 -
Portsmouth +8 2 £40,000 +17.64%
Wiltshire +6 2 £53,750 +2.38% 4
Nottingham - 2 £70,000 -
Bracknell - 2 £67,500 -
Nottinghamshire - 2 £70,000 -
East Midlands - 2 £70,000 -
Cambridgeshire +14 1 - -
East of England +11 1 - -
Yorkshire +5 1 £45,000 +28.57% 2
Guildford -5 1 £50,000 -

CESG
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 May 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.

1 111 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 104 (46.85%) Information Security
3 96 (43.24%) Information Assurance
4 87 (39.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 75 (33.78%) CISSP
6 65 (29.28%) Firewall
6 65 (29.28%) Management Information System
6 65 (29.28%) Risk Management
6 65 (29.28%) CESG CLAS
7 56 (25.23%) RMADS
8 54 (24.32%) Security Architecture
9 53 (23.87%) DV Cleared
10 52 (23.42%) SC Cleared
10 52 (23.42%) Windows
11 51 (22.97%) Microsoft
12 50 (22.52%) Linux
13 44 (19.82%) TCP/IP
14 43 (19.37%) ITIL
15 41 (18.47%) Analytical Skills
16 40 (18.02%) Time Management
17 38 (17.12%) MS Excel
18 37 (16.67%) WAN
19 36 (16.22%) LAN
20 33 (14.86%) Cyber Security
21 31 (13.96%) TOGAF
21 31 (13.96%) Risk Assessment
21 31 (13.96%) VPN
21 31 (13.96%) Java
22 29 (13.06%) DRM
22 29 (13.06%) MongoDB

CESG
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 23 (10.36%) MS Exchange
2 22 (9.91%) Exchange Server 2010
3 19 (8.56%) Apache
3 19 (8.56%) Tomcat
4 4 (1.80%) IIS
5 1 (0.45%) SharePoint
Applications
1 38 (17.12%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.25%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.90%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.45%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.60%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 65 (29.28%) Firewall
2 44 (19.82%) TCP/IP
3 37 (16.67%) WAN
4 36 (16.22%) LAN
5 31 (13.96%) VPN
6 27 (12.16%) SAN
6 27 (12.16%) LDAP
7 26 (11.71%) SNMP
7 26 (11.71%) iSCSI
8 25 (11.26%) MRTG
9 23 (10.36%) Network Security
10 16 (7.21%) DNS
11 14 (6.31%) Internet
11 14 (6.31%) SMTP
12 13 (5.86%) HTTP
13 12 (5.41%) DHCP
13 12 (5.41%) FTP
13 12 (5.41%) DMZ
13 12 (5.41%) X.400
14 10 (4.50%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (13.06%) MongoDB
2 27 (12.16%) MySQL
3 3 (1.35%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (0.45%) Metasploit
General
1 19 (8.56%) Finance
2 14 (6.31%) Telecoms
3 9 (4.05%) Electronics
4 8 (3.60%) Legal
4 8 (3.60%) Military
5 7 (3.15%) Local Government
6 4 (1.80%) Banking
7 3 (1.35%) Law
8 2 (0.90%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.45%) Retail
9 1 (0.45%) Advertising
9 1 (0.45%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 58 (26.13%) Consultant
2 51 (22.97%) Architect
3 38 (17.12%) Security Consultant
4 36 (16.22%) Security Architect
5 29 (13.06%) Security Manager
6 22 (9.91%) CLAS Consultant
7 20 (9.01%) Information Assurance Consultant
8 17 (7.66%) Network Engineer
8 17 (7.66%) Enterprise Architect
9 16 (7.21%) Security Engineer
9 16 (7.21%) Information Security Consultant
10 14 (6.31%) Administrator
10 14 (6.31%) Systems Administrator
11 13 (5.86%) Systems Manager
11 13 (5.86%) Senior Systems Administrator
11 13 (5.86%) Enterprise Security Architect
12 12 (5.41%) Network Security Engineer
13 9 (4.05%) Solutions Architect
14 7 (3.15%) Technical Architect
15 6 (2.70%) Security Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (8.56%) RabbitMQ
2 18 (8.11%) JSP
3 9 (4.05%) Web Services
4 4 (1.80%) Hibernate
4 4 (1.80%) Spring
4 4 (1.80%) HTML
4 4 (1.80%) CSS
5 3 (1.35%) Java EE
6 1 (0.45%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 65 (29.28%) Management Information System
1 65 (29.28%) CESG CLAS
2 56 (25.23%) RMADS
3 41 (18.47%) Analytical Skills
4 19 (8.56%) Streaming Video
5 16 (7.21%) PKI
6 12 (5.41%) Data Protection Act
7 10 (4.50%) BYOD
7 10 (4.50%) GIS
8 9 (4.05%) Cryptography
9 6 (2.70%) Freedom of Information
10 5 (2.25%) Mobile Computing
11 4 (1.80%) SCADA
12 3 (1.35%) Social Network
12 3 (1.35%) Freedom of Information Act
12 3 (1.35%) Client/Server
13 2 (0.90%) Open Source
14 1 (0.45%) Mathematics
14 1 (0.45%) PMI
14 1 (0.45%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 52 (23.42%) Windows
2 50 (22.52%) Linux
3 24 (10.81%) Windows Server 2008
4 19 (8.56%) CentOS
5 14 (6.31%) UNIX
6 3 (1.35%) Solaris
6 3 (1.35%) Windows NT
6 3 (1.35%) Windows XP
6 3 (1.35%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (46.85%) Information Security
2 96 (43.24%) Information Assurance
3 65 (29.28%) Risk Management
4 54 (24.32%) Security Architecture
5 43 (19.37%) ITIL
6 40 (18.02%) Time Management
7 33 (14.86%) Cyber Security
8 31 (13.96%) TOGAF
8 31 (13.96%) Risk Assessment
9 29 (13.06%) DRM
10 27 (12.16%) SABSA
11 26 (11.71%) Agile Software Development
12 24 (10.81%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 24 (10.81%) Security Testing
13 23 (10.36%) Business Development
14 19 (8.56%) Load Balancing
14 19 (8.56%) ISMS
14 19 (8.56%) Configuration Management
14 19 (8.56%) UML
14 19 (8.56%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 31 (13.96%) Java
2 18 (8.11%) Perl
2 18 (8.11%) Bash Shell
3 13 (5.86%) C
4 11 (4.95%) SQL
5 4 (1.80%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 111 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 75 (33.78%) CISSP
3 53 (23.87%) DV Cleared
4 52 (23.42%) SC Cleared
5 22 (9.91%) CISM
6 20 (9.01%) Cisco Certification
6 20 (9.01%) Degree
7 16 (7.21%) CCNA
8 12 (5.41%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 9 (4.05%) CEH
10 7 (3.15%) CISMP
11 6 (2.70%) SSCP
12 5 (2.25%) CISA
12 5 (2.25%) CCNP
13 4 (1.80%) MBCS
13 4 (1.80%) CITP
14 3 (1.35%) GIAC
14 3 (1.35%) PCI QSA
14 3 (1.35%) ISSAP
14 3 (1.35%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 87 (39.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 25 (11.26%) PCI DSS
3 20 (9.01%) COBIT
3 20 (9.01%) JSP 440
4 6 (2.70%) QA
5 3 (1.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.90%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.90%) BS7799
7 1 (0.45%) CESG Infosec
System Software
1 22 (9.91%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (8.56%) XenServer
3 12 (5.41%) vSphere
4 7 (3.15%) Active Directory
5 3 (1.35%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 25 (11.26%) Nagios
1 25 (11.26%) Icinga
2 19 (8.56%) SELinux
2 19 (8.56%) WSUS
3 5 (2.25%) SolarWinds Orion
4 4 (1.80%) Nessus
4 4 (1.80%) Cisco Prime
5 2 (0.90%) Cisco UCCX
6 1 (0.45%) SCOrch
6 1 (0.45%) CORE IMPACT
6 1 (0.45%) Nmap
6 1 (0.45%) SCCM
6 1 (0.45%) SCOM
6 1 (0.45%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 51 (22.97%) Microsoft
2 26 (11.71%) VMware
3 22 (9.91%) Red Hat
4 16 (7.21%) Cisco
5 13 (5.86%) CheckPoint
6 9 (4.05%) Juniper
7 7 (3.15%) SolarWinds
7 7 (3.15%) Splunk
8 6 (2.70%) Citrix
9 5 (2.25%) Blue Coat
9 5 (2.25%) MobileIron
10 4 (1.80%) F5
10 4 (1.80%) IBM
11 3 (1.35%) SAP
11 3 (1.35%) NetApp
11 3 (1.35%) Qualys
11 3 (1.35%) WorldPay
12 2 (0.90%) McAfee
12 2 (0.90%) HP
13 1 (0.45%) Dell
Bristol, Avon
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Connectus
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Yorkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Circa £40,000- 50,000 plus an outstanding package
Posted: Yesterday
Salisbury, Wiltshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum Flexible Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Rochester, Kent
NTA Monitor Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Capita - ITPS
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Car, Boonus and Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
CPS Group UK
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Company Car + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Surrey
BAE Systems
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading
Oracle
Salary: excellent salary - negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Quantica Technology - London
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
FT Select
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Accumuli
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Chippenham
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Wiltshire
Capita - ITMS
Salary: £60000 - £78000 per annum + Includes Car and Bonus (10%)
Posted: 19 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Skyscape Cloud Services
Salary: Attractive Basic + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Skyscape Cloud Services
Salary: Attractive Basic + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
North West London
MegaNexus Limited
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago
London
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + car & bonus
Posted: 22 days ago