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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Communications-Electronics Security Group (CESG)
Rank 779 824 766
Rank change year-on-year
+45 -58
Permanent jobs citing CESG 102 68 107
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.095% 0.065% 0.100%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.25% 0.16% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 63 56 75
Average salary £62,500 £55,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.61% +16.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,500 £44,750 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £79,000 £81,250 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £62,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+31.57% +5.55%

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
40306 41793 41082
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.66% 39.67% 38.33%
Number of salaries quoted 32252 32348 33679
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 £29,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £77,500
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 27 February 2015 within the UK.

CESG Salary Histogram in the UK

CESG
Top 25 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 27 February 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
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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 +35 95 £62,500 +11.60% 22
London +39 45 £60,000 -13.35% 9
South West +1 21 £65,000 +1.96% 6
South East -18 20 £67,500 +50.00% 3
Berkshire +5 15 £67,500 +50.00%
Gloucestershire - 11 £65,000 - 3
Reading -9 7 £48,750 +8.33%
Bristol - 7 £62,500 - 2
Gloucester - 5 £80,000 - 1
Bracknell - 5 £67,500 -
Birmingham -13 4 £50,000 -27.00% 1
West Midlands -15 4 £50,000 -27.00% 1
East Midlands - 4 £31,025 -
Nottingham - 4 £31,025 -
Nottinghamshire - 4 £31,025 -
City of London -5 3 £47,500 -15.17%
Hampshire -17 2 £80,000 +68.42% 3
East of England -2 1 - -
Surrey -11 1 £60,000 -
Slough - 1 £80,000 -
Tewkesbury - 1 £40,000 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 - -
Devon - 1 £60,000 - 1
Peterborough - 1 - -
Plymouth - 1 £60,000 - 1

CESG
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 (46.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 108 (45.57%) Information Assurance
3 98 (41.35%) Information Security
4 96 (40.51%) CESG CLAS
5 93 (39.24%) Management Information System
6 91 (38.40%) CISSP
7 85 (35.86%) Security Cleared
8 77 (32.49%) Risk Management
9 74 (31.22%) RMADS
10 66 (27.85%) Firewall
11 57 (24.05%) Security Architecture
12 46 (19.41%) SC Cleared
13 39 (16.46%) Time Management
14 38 (16.03%) ISMS
14 38 (16.03%) VPN
15 37 (15.61%) Linux
16 36 (15.19%) Microsoft
16 36 (15.19%) CISM
17 35 (14.77%) Windows
18 34 (14.35%) PCI DSS
18 34 (14.35%) TOGAF
18 34 (14.35%) DV Cleared
19 32 (13.50%) LAN
20 31 (13.08%) WAN
20 31 (13.08%) Cyber Security
21 30 (12.66%) TCP/IP
21 30 (12.66%) Java
22 29 (12.24%) DRM
22 29 (12.24%) MongoDB
23 28 (11.81%) SABSA

CESG
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 19 (8.02%) MS Exchange
2 18 (7.59%) Exchange Server 2010
2 18 (7.59%) Apache
2 18 (7.59%) Tomcat
3 2 (0.84%) IIS
Applications
1 25 (10.55%) MS Excel
2 9 (3.80%) MS Visio
3 3 (1.27%) MS Office
4 2 (0.84%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (1.69%) RMDS
2 1 (0.42%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
Cloud Services
1 10 (4.22%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (1.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 66 (27.85%) Firewall
2 38 (16.03%) VPN
3 32 (13.50%) LAN
4 31 (13.08%) WAN
5 30 (12.66%) TCP/IP
6 26 (10.97%) LDAP
6 26 (10.97%) SAN
7 25 (10.55%) SNMP
7 25 (10.55%) iSCSI
7 25 (10.55%) MRTG
8 22 (9.28%) Network Security
9 18 (7.59%) Wireless
10 13 (5.49%) IPsec
11 12 (5.06%) Internet
12 8 (3.38%) Cisco ASA
13 6 (2.53%) DMVPN
13 6 (2.53%) OSPF
13 6 (2.53%) BGP
14 5 (2.11%) VoIP
15 4 (1.69%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (12.24%) MongoDB
2 26 (10.97%) MySQL
3 3 (1.27%) Big Data
General
1 28 (11.81%) Telecoms
2 16 (6.75%) Finance
3 15 (6.33%) Electronics
4 9 (3.80%) Local Government
5 7 (2.95%) Aerospace
6 6 (2.53%) Military
6 6 (2.53%) Banking
7 4 (1.69%) Retail
7 4 (1.69%) Legal
8 3 (1.27%) Manufacturing
8 3 (1.27%) Law
9 2 (0.84%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.42%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 68 (28.69%) Consultant
2 61 (25.74%) Architect
3 46 (19.41%) Security Architect
4 42 (17.72%) Security Consultant
5 24 (10.13%) Information Assurance Consultant
5 24 (10.13%) CLAS Consultant
6 20 (8.44%) Security Manager
7 17 (7.17%) Enterprise Architect
8 15 (6.33%) Administrator
8 15 (6.33%) Systems Administrator
8 15 (6.33%) Information Security Consultant
9 14 (5.91%) Solutions Architect
10 13 (5.49%) Systems Manager
10 13 (5.49%) Senior Systems Administrator
10 13 (5.49%) Security Advisor
11 11 (4.64%) Network Engineer
12 10 (4.22%) Technical Architect
13 8 (3.38%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
13 8 (3.38%) Enterprise Security Architect
13 8 (3.38%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (8.02%) RabbitMQ
2 13 (5.49%) JSP
3 8 (3.38%) Web Services
4 4 (1.69%) Hibernate
4 4 (1.69%) Spring
4 4 (1.69%) HTML
4 4 (1.69%) CSS
5 3 (1.27%) Java EE
6 1 (0.42%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 96 (40.51%) CESG CLAS
2 93 (39.24%) Management Information System
3 74 (31.22%) RMADS
4 23 (9.70%) Analytical Skills
5 19 (8.02%) Streaming Video
6 12 (5.06%) PKI
7 11 (4.64%) Cryptography
8 10 (4.22%) Data Protection Act
9 5 (2.11%) Freedom of Information
9 5 (2.11%) Mobile Computing
9 5 (2.11%) SCADA
9 5 (2.11%) GIS
10 4 (1.69%) Social Network
11 3 (1.27%) Mathematics
11 3 (1.27%) iPad
12 2 (0.84%) User Experience
12 2 (0.84%) Open Source
12 2 (0.84%) Freedom of Information Act
12 2 (0.84%) Client/Server
13 1 (0.42%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 37 (15.61%) Linux
2 35 (14.77%) Windows
3 18 (7.59%) Windows Server 2008
3 18 (7.59%) CentOS
4 11 (4.64%) UNIX
5 3 (1.27%) Solaris
5 3 (1.27%) Windows NT
5 3 (1.27%) Windows XP
5 3 (1.27%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.42%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (45.57%) Information Assurance
2 98 (41.35%) Information Security
3 77 (32.49%) Risk Management
4 57 (24.05%) Security Architecture
5 39 (16.46%) Time Management
6 38 (16.03%) ISMS
7 34 (14.35%) TOGAF
8 31 (13.08%) Cyber Security
9 29 (12.24%) DRM
10 28 (11.81%) SABSA
11 27 (11.39%) Risk Assessment
12 25 (10.55%) Agile Software Development
13 24 (10.13%) ITIL
14 22 (9.28%) Vulnerability Assessment
15 20 (8.44%) Business Development
16 19 (8.02%) Risk Analysis
16 19 (8.02%) Service Management
16 19 (8.02%) Stakeholder Management
17 18 (7.59%) Configuration Management
17 18 (7.59%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 30 (12.66%) Java
2 18 (7.59%) Perl
2 18 (7.59%) Bash Shell
3 11 (4.64%) SQL
4 7 (2.95%) JavaScript
5 6 (2.53%) C
Qualifications
1 91 (38.40%) CISSP
2 85 (35.86%) Security Cleared
3 46 (19.41%) SC Cleared
4 36 (15.19%) CISM
5 34 (14.35%) DV Cleared
6 17 (7.17%) CISA
7 16 (6.75%) Degree
8 15 (6.33%) Cisco Certification
9 11 (4.64%) CCNP
10 10 (4.22%) CCNA
11 9 (3.80%) CCDP
12 8 (3.38%) CEH
13 5 (2.11%) CISMP
13 5 (2.11%) SSCP
14 4 (1.69%) PCI QSA
14 4 (1.69%) VCP4
15 3 (1.27%) MBCS
15 3 (1.27%) CITP
15 3 (1.27%) ISSAP
15 3 (1.27%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 111 (46.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 34 (14.35%) PCI DSS
3 17 (7.17%) COBIT
4 16 (6.75%) JSP 440
5 5 (2.11%) QA
6 4 (1.69%) ISO 9001
7 3 (1.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (1.27%) CESG Infosec
8 1 (0.42%) SLA
8 1 (0.42%) BS7799
System Software
1 19 (8.02%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (7.59%) XenServer
3 4 (1.69%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 25 (10.55%) Nagios
1 25 (10.55%) Icinga
2 18 (7.59%) SELinux
2 18 (7.59%) WSUS
3 4 (1.69%) Cisco Prime
4 3 (1.27%) Tivoli
4 3 (1.27%) FortiGate
5 1 (0.42%) SCOrch
5 1 (0.42%) Nessus
5 1 (0.42%) SCCM
5 1 (0.42%) SCOM
5 1 (0.42%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 36 (15.19%) Microsoft
2 23 (9.70%) Cisco
3 22 (9.28%) VMware
4 21 (8.86%) Red Hat
5 15 (6.33%) CheckPoint
6 10 (4.22%) Juniper
7 8 (3.38%) F5
8 6 (2.53%) MobileIron
9 5 (2.11%) Blue Coat
10 4 (1.69%) Fortinet
10 4 (1.69%) IBM
10 4 (1.69%) BT
10 4 (1.69%) SolarWinds
10 4 (1.69%) Infoblox
11 3 (1.27%) Oracle
11 3 (1.27%) SAP
11 3 (1.27%) CA
11 3 (1.27%) Sourcefire
11 3 (1.27%) Citrix
12 2 (0.84%) McAfee
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London
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