The table below looks at the prevalence of the term CESG in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited CESG over the 3 months to 27 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Communications-Electronics Security Group (CESG)
Rank 757 871 839
Rank change year-on-year
+114 -32
Permanent jobs citing CESG 170 113 142
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.10% 0.12%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.42% 0.25% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 131 95 103
Median salary £65,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+23.80% -
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £36,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £72,500 £77,000
UK excluding London median salary £65,000 £47,750 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+36.12% -4.50%

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
40540 45734 47250
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 41.37% 41.54% 40.56%
Number of salaries quoted 33056 36286 37378
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £79,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

CESG
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing CESG as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 July 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CESG within the UK over the 3 months to 27 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +59 143 £65,000 +23.80% 17
South East +9 28 £45,000 - 3
London +28 22 £67,500 +3.84% 3
Hampshire +12 22 £45,000 - 2
Yorkshire +40 20 £55,000 +57.14% 2
West Yorkshire +36 18 £60,000 +71.42% 1
South West +7 18 £62,500 +10.13% 2
Leeds +39 17 £57,500 +64.28% 1
Andover - 11 £45,000 -
West Midlands -2 10 £67,500 +40.62%
Birmingham -5 10 £67,500 +40.62%
East of England - 10 £70,000 -
Farnborough - 10 - - 1
Hertfordshire - 10 £70,000 -
Scotland - 10 £60,000 -
St Albans - 8 £70,000 -
Wiltshire +15 7 £50,000 +11.11%
Bristol +28 6 £65,000 +8.33%
Glasgow - 6 - -
East Midlands +9 5 £67,500 +8.00% 1
Gloucestershire -11 5 £62,750 -1.18% 2
Salisbury +22 4 £50,000 +11.11%
Paisley - 4 £60,000 -
Renfrewshire - 4 £60,000 -
North West +16 3 £61,250 -15.51% 2
Nottingham +16 3 £70,000 +12.00% 1
Manchester +11 3 £61,250 -15.51% 1
Nottinghamshire +10 3 £70,000 +12.00% 1
Swindon +7 3 £70,000 +12.00%
Cheltenham -9 3 £65,000 -10.34% 2

CESG
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 July 2016, IT jobs citing CESG also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for CESG.

1 221 (63.51%) Information Security
2 211 (60.63%) CISSP
3 177 (50.86%) Security Cleared
4 149 (42.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 142 (40.80%) SC Cleared
6 138 (39.66%) CESG Certified Professional
7 117 (33.62%) Cybersecurity
8 105 (30.17%) Risk Management
9 103 (29.60%) Degree
10 101 (29.02%) Windows
11 86 (24.71%) CISM
11 86 (24.71%) PCI DSS
12 80 (22.99%) Security Management
13 78 (22.41%) CESG CLAS
13 78 (22.41%) CLAS
14 76 (21.84%) Information Assurance
15 74 (21.26%) Firewall
16 71 (20.40%) Penetration Testing
17 70 (20.11%) CREST Certified
18 68 (19.54%) Security Architecture
19 63 (18.10%) Data Protection
20 61 (17.53%) Finance
21 59 (16.95%) ITIL
22 56 (16.09%) Management Information System
23 54 (15.52%) Information Security Management
24 53 (15.23%) C
25 52 (14.94%) Presales
26 48 (13.79%) Risk Assessment
27 44 (12.64%) CISA
28 43 (12.36%) Java

CESG
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 22 (6.32%) SharePoint
2 13 (3.74%) Skype for Business
3 6 (1.72%) IIS
4 3 (0.86%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.29%) Confluence
5 1 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 19 (5.46%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.29%) MS Office
2 1 (0.29%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.29%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 13 (3.74%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 21 (6.03%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (0.86%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.57%) Office 365
3 2 (0.57%) OneDrive
4 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 74 (21.26%) Firewall
2 39 (11.21%) Wireless
3 36 (10.34%) VPN
3 36 (10.34%) Wireless Security
4 33 (9.48%) Network Security
5 24 (6.90%) TCP/IP
6 18 (5.17%) DNS
7 16 (4.60%) DHCP
7 16 (4.60%) DMZ
8 15 (4.31%) FTP
8 15 (4.31%) HTTP
8 15 (4.31%) Internet
8 15 (4.31%) SMTP
8 15 (4.31%) X.400
9 14 (4.02%) VLAN
10 11 (3.16%) HTTPS
11 6 (1.72%) Intrusion Detection
11 6 (1.72%) LAN
12 5 (1.44%) WAN
13 4 (1.15%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (1.44%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (0.57%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.57%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (0.29%) MySQL
3 1 (0.29%) OLAP
3 1 (0.29%) OLTP
3 1 (0.29%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (2.30%) Metasploit
1 8 (2.30%) Rational DOORS
2 5 (1.44%) Oracle Forms
3 3 (0.86%) ProC
4 1 (0.29%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.29%) JIRA
4 1 (0.29%) Mercurial
4 1 (0.29%) Subversion
General
1 61 (17.53%) Finance
2 36 (10.34%) Legal
3 35 (10.06%) Publishing
4 31 (8.91%) Manufacturing
5 16 (4.60%) Electronics
6 15 (4.31%) Telecoms
7 13 (3.74%) Marketing
8 12 (3.45%) Local Government
8 12 (3.45%) Military
9 11 (3.16%) Banking
10 6 (1.72%) Brand Awareness
10 6 (1.72%) Retail
11 5 (1.44%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.29%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 128 (36.78%) Consultant
2 95 (27.30%) Security Consultant
3 50 (14.37%) Architect
4 48 (13.79%) Security Architect
5 42 (12.07%) Penetration Tester
5 42 (12.07%) Tester
6 36 (10.34%) Senior Consultant
7 26 (7.47%) Security Manager
8 23 (6.61%) Senior Security Consultant
9 21 (6.03%) Analyst
10 20 (5.75%) Cybersecurity Consultant
10 20 (5.75%) Information Manager
10 20 (5.75%) Information Security Manager
11 19 (5.46%) Senior Penetration Tester
11 19 (5.46%) Senior Tester
12 18 (5.17%) IT Consultant
12 18 (5.17%) IT Security Consultant
13 17 (4.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 16 (4.60%) Network Engineer
14 16 (4.60%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (6.90%) Web Services
2 4 (1.15%) .NET
3 2 (0.57%) XML
4 1 (0.29%) CSS
4 1 (0.29%) HTML
4 1 (0.29%) jQuery
4 1 (0.29%) JSON
4 1 (0.29%) Kendo UI
4 1 (0.29%) REST
4 1 (0.29%) SOAP
4 1 (0.29%) WCF
4 1 (0.29%) WF
4 1 (0.29%) Windows Identity Foundation
4 1 (0.29%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 78 (22.41%) CESG CLAS
2 56 (16.09%) Management Information System
3 42 (12.07%) Mobile App
4 31 (8.91%) Computer Science
5 23 (6.61%) Analytical Skills
6 20 (5.75%) iPad
7 14 (4.02%) Data Protection Act
8 9 (2.59%) Driving Licence
9 7 (2.01%) Security Operations Centre
10 6 (1.72%) Life Science
11 5 (1.44%) Cybercrime
12 4 (1.15%) Freedom of Information
13 3 (0.86%) Data Centre
14 2 (0.57%) Cryptography
14 2 (0.57%) IVR
14 2 (0.57%) NHS
14 2 (0.57%) User Experience
15 1 (0.29%) Mathematics
15 1 (0.29%) Physics
15 1 (0.29%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 101 (29.02%) Windows
2 38 (10.92%) Unix
3 20 (5.75%) Linux
4 14 (4.02%) Windows Server
5 11 (3.16%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (3.16%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (2.30%) Kali Linux
7 3 (0.86%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 221 (63.51%) Information Security
2 117 (33.62%) Cybersecurity
3 105 (30.17%) Risk Management
4 80 (22.99%) Security Management
5 76 (21.84%) Information Assurance
6 71 (20.40%) Penetration Testing
7 68 (19.54%) Security Architecture
8 63 (18.10%) Data Protection
9 59 (16.95%) ITIL
10 54 (15.52%) Information Security Management
11 52 (14.94%) Presales
12 48 (13.79%) Risk Assessment
13 41 (11.78%) Security Operations
14 29 (8.33%) Business Continuity
15 25 (7.18%) Security Testing
16 22 (6.32%) SIEM
16 22 (6.32%) Social Engineering
17 21 (6.03%) Project Management
18 20 (5.75%) Agile Software Development
18 20 (5.75%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 53 (15.23%) C
2 43 (12.36%) Java
3 37 (10.63%) C++
3 37 (10.63%) Perl
3 37 (10.63%) PHP
3 37 (10.63%) Python
3 37 (10.63%) Ruby
4 12 (3.45%) SQL
5 3 (0.86%) PowerShell
6 2 (0.57%) VBScript
7 1 (0.29%) C#
7 1 (0.29%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.29%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 211 (60.63%) CISSP
2 177 (50.86%) Security Cleared
3 142 (40.80%) SC Cleared
4 138 (39.66%) CESG Certified Professional
5 103 (29.60%) Degree
6 86 (24.71%) CISM
7 78 (22.41%) CLAS
8 70 (20.11%) CREST Certified
9 44 (12.64%) CISA
10 39 (11.21%) DV Cleared
11 35 (10.06%) PCI QSA
12 29 (8.33%) CCNA
12 29 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
13 27 (7.76%) CEH
14 18 (5.17%) CHECK Team Leader
14 18 (5.17%) OSCP
15 16 (4.60%) CISMP
16 15 (4.31%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
17 14 (4.02%) CHECK Team Member
18 11 (3.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 149 (42.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 86 (24.71%) PCI DSS
3 23 (6.61%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 20 (5.75%) RMADS
5 19 (5.46%) COBIT
6 16 (4.60%) ISO27002
7 12 (3.45%) ISO 9001
8 10 (2.87%) ISO22301
8 10 (2.87%) JSP 440
9 7 (2.01%) GPG13
10 5 (1.44%) BS25999
11 4 (1.15%) HMG Infosec
11 4 (1.15%) PA-DSS
11 4 (1.15%) QA
11 4 (1.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 3 (0.86%) SLA
13 1 (0.29%) BS7799
13 1 (0.29%) ISO27005
System Software
1 33 (9.48%) Active Directory
2 13 (3.74%) XenApp
3 12 (3.45%) VMware ESXi
4 11 (3.16%) vSphere
5 3 (0.86%) ACF2
5 3 (0.86%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (0.57%) BitLocker
6 2 (0.57%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (0.57%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.29%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 11 (3.16%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 11 (3.16%) vMotion
2 8 (2.30%) Nessus
3 2 (0.57%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 2 (0.57%) Microsoft Intune
3 2 (0.57%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 2 (0.57%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (0.57%) SCCM
3 2 (0.57%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (0.29%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 28 (8.05%) Microsoft
1 28 (8.05%) Oracle
2 17 (4.89%) VMware
3 13 (3.74%) Citrix
3 13 (3.74%) SAP
4 11 (3.16%) Cisco
5 6 (1.72%) HP
6 5 (1.44%) IBM
6 5 (1.44%) Sun
6 5 (1.44%) SunGard
7 4 (1.15%) Juniper
8 3 (0.86%) CA
8 3 (0.86%) CheckPoint
8 3 (0.86%) Symantec
8 3 (0.86%) Twitter
9 2 (0.57%) Altiris
9 2 (0.57%) AppSense
9 2 (0.57%) ArcSight
9 2 (0.57%) Computacenter
9 2 (0.57%) Palo Alto
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