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 25 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Communications-Electronics Security Group (CESG)
Rank 777 840 895
Rank change year-on-year
+63 +55
Permanent jobs citing CESG 144 124 117
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.11% 0.097%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.36% 0.27% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 105 106 87
Median salary £65,000 £54,250 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+19.81% +8.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £37,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £79,600 £70,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £65,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -10.00%

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
40432 45612 49518
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 41.65% 41.21% 40.96%
Number of salaries quoted 32988 36217 39486
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,052 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
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 25 June 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 25 June 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 +54 120 £65,000 +18.18% 21
London +34 32 £65,000 - 4
Yorkshire +42 24 £60,750 +73.57%
West Yorkshire +26 23 £61,500 +75.71%
Leeds +37 22 £60,750 +73.57%
South East +36 19 £45,000 - 10
Hampshire +9 15 £45,000 - 3
South West +1 14 £65,000 +8.33% 6
Gloucestershire -3 9 £62,750 -8.72% 3
Farnborough - 8 - - 2
Scotland +10 7 £60,000 +57.89%
Hertfordshire - 7 £70,000 -
East of England - 7 £70,000 -
Andover -3 6 £45,000 -
Cheltenham -10 5 £65,000 -17.46% 3
St Albans - 4 £70,000 -
Paisley - 4 £60,000 -
Renfrewshire - 4 £60,000 -
Bristol +25 3 £63,750 +6.25% 3
North West +19 3 £60,000 +4.34%
Glasgow -10 3 - -
Wiltshire +13 2 £70,000 +55.55%
Nottinghamshire +9 2 £62,500 -10.71%
Nottingham +8 2 £62,500 -10.71%
Swindon +8 2 £70,000 +12.00%
East Midlands +7 2 £62,500 -10.71%
Manchester +2 2 £65,000 +13.04%
Buckinghamshire +32 1 £62,500 +4.16% 2
Milton Keynes +31 1 £62,500 +4.16% 2
Surrey +19 1 £52,500 -4.54% 2

CESG
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 June 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.

1 234 (67.83%) Information Security
2 220 (63.77%) CISSP
3 174 (50.43%) Security Cleared
4 164 (47.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 141 (40.87%) SC Cleared
6 137 (39.71%) CESG Certified Professional
7 127 (36.81%) Cybersecurity
8 116 (33.62%) Risk Management
9 111 (32.17%) Degree
10 103 (29.86%) PCI DSS
11 93 (26.96%) CISM
12 90 (26.09%) Windows
13 86 (24.93%) CESG CLAS
13 86 (24.93%) CLAS
14 83 (24.06%) Security Management
15 81 (23.48%) Information Assurance
16 76 (22.03%) Penetration Testing
17 73 (21.16%) Security Architecture
18 72 (20.87%) CREST Certified
19 69 (20.00%) Firewall
20 68 (19.71%) Data Protection
21 62 (17.97%) C
22 61 (17.68%) Management Information System
23 57 (16.52%) Information Security Management
24 56 (16.23%) ITIL
25 51 (14.78%) Finance
26 50 (14.49%) CISA
27 47 (13.62%) Presales
28 45 (13.04%) Risk Assessment
29 42 (12.17%) Mobile App

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 25 (7.25%) SharePoint
2 11 (3.19%) Skype for Business
3 6 (1.74%) IIS
4 1 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.29%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 8 (2.32%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.58%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.29%) MS Office
3 1 (0.29%) MS Project
3 1 (0.29%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (2.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 29 (8.41%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (1.45%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (0.87%) GitHub
3 3 (0.87%) SaaS
4 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 69 (20.00%) Firewall
2 40 (11.59%) VPN
3 38 (11.01%) Wireless
4 37 (10.72%) Wireless Security
5 27 (7.83%) Network Security
6 15 (4.35%) TCP/IP
7 14 (4.06%) VLAN
8 12 (3.48%) Internet
9 8 (2.32%) DNS
10 7 (2.03%) DHCP
10 7 (2.03%) DMZ
11 6 (1.74%) FTP
11 6 (1.74%) HTTP
11 6 (1.74%) HTTPS
11 6 (1.74%) SMTP
11 6 (1.74%) X.400
12 5 (1.45%) Intrusion Detection
12 5 (1.45%) LAN
12 5 (1.45%) WAN
13 4 (1.16%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.16%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.58%) Big Data
2 2 (0.58%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (0.58%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (0.29%) OLAP
3 1 (0.29%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 8 (2.32%) Rational DOORS
2 6 (1.74%) Metasploit
3 2 (0.58%) Oracle Forms
General
1 51 (14.78%) Finance
2 37 (10.72%) Legal
2 37 (10.72%) Publishing
3 30 (8.70%) Manufacturing
4 15 (4.35%) Local Government
5 14 (4.06%) Military
6 13 (3.77%) Electronics
7 9 (2.61%) Marketing
7 9 (2.61%) Telecoms
8 8 (2.32%) Banking
9 6 (1.74%) Brand Awareness
10 3 (0.87%) Retail
11 2 (0.58%) Back Office
11 2 (0.58%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.29%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 117 (33.91%) Consultant
2 93 (26.96%) Security Consultant
3 57 (16.52%) Architect
4 55 (15.94%) Security Architect
5 38 (11.01%) Penetration Tester
5 38 (11.01%) Tester
6 30 (8.70%) Senior Consultant
7 26 (7.54%) Cybersecurity Consultant
8 25 (7.25%) Analyst
9 23 (6.67%) Senior Security Consultant
10 22 (6.38%) Security Manager
10 22 (6.38%) Senior Penetration Tester
10 22 (6.38%) Senior Tester
11 19 (5.51%) Security Engineer
12 18 (5.22%) Security Analyst
13 17 (4.93%) Information Analyst
13 17 (4.93%) Information Manager
13 17 (4.93%) Information Security Analyst
13 17 (4.93%) Information Security Manager
14 15 (4.35%) Security Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (8.12%) Web Services
2 6 (1.74%) .NET
3 3 (0.87%) OAuth
3 3 (0.87%) SAML
4 2 (0.58%) ASP.NET
4 2 (0.58%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (0.58%) CSS
4 2 (0.58%) jQuery
5 1 (0.29%) REST
5 1 (0.29%) SOAP
5 1 (0.29%) WCF
5 1 (0.29%) WF
5 1 (0.29%) Windows Identity Foundation
5 1 (0.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 86 (24.93%) CESG CLAS
2 61 (17.68%) Management Information System
3 42 (12.17%) Mobile App
4 37 (10.72%) Computer Science
5 20 (5.80%) Analytical Skills
6 14 (4.06%) iPad
7 9 (2.61%) Driving Licence
8 8 (2.32%) Data Protection Act
8 8 (2.32%) Life Science
9 5 (1.45%) Cybercrime
9 5 (1.45%) Data Centre
10 4 (1.16%) Freedom of Information
11 3 (0.87%) Bitcoin
11 3 (0.87%) Cryptography
11 3 (0.87%) Fintech
11 3 (0.87%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 3 (0.87%) Mathematics
11 3 (0.87%) Mobile Payment
11 3 (0.87%) PKI
11 3 (0.87%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 90 (26.09%) Windows
2 39 (11.30%) Unix
3 14 (4.06%) Linux
4 13 (3.77%) Windows Server
5 11 (3.19%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (3.19%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (1.74%) Kali Linux
7 1 (0.29%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 234 (67.83%) Information Security
2 127 (36.81%) Cybersecurity
3 116 (33.62%) Risk Management
4 83 (24.06%) Security Management
5 81 (23.48%) Information Assurance
6 76 (22.03%) Penetration Testing
7 73 (21.16%) Security Architecture
8 68 (19.71%) Data Protection
9 57 (16.52%) Information Security Management
10 56 (16.23%) ITIL
11 47 (13.62%) Presales
12 45 (13.04%) Risk Assessment
13 31 (8.99%) Security Operations
14 30 (8.70%) Security Testing
15 29 (8.41%) Business Continuity
16 25 (7.25%) SIEM
17 24 (6.96%) Social Engineering
18 23 (6.67%) ISMS
19 22 (6.38%) TOGAF
20 19 (5.51%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 62 (17.97%) C
2 41 (11.88%) Java
3 36 (10.43%) Perl
3 36 (10.43%) Python
3 36 (10.43%) Ruby
4 35 (10.14%) C++
5 34 (9.86%) PHP
6 5 (1.45%) SQL
7 3 (0.87%) C#
8 2 (0.58%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.29%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.29%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 220 (63.77%) CISSP
2 174 (50.43%) Security Cleared
3 141 (40.87%) SC Cleared
4 137 (39.71%) CESG Certified Professional
5 111 (32.17%) Degree
6 93 (26.96%) CISM
7 86 (24.93%) CLAS
8 72 (20.87%) CREST Certified
9 50 (14.49%) CISA
10 39 (11.30%) DV Cleared
11 36 (10.43%) PCI QSA
12 26 (7.54%) CISMP
13 23 (6.67%) CEH
14 21 (6.09%) CCNA
14 21 (6.09%) Cisco Certification
15 16 (4.64%) CHECK Team Leader
16 13 (3.77%) OSCP
17 11 (3.19%) MCSA
17 11 (3.19%) MCSE
17 11 (3.19%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 164 (47.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 103 (29.86%) PCI DSS
3 36 (10.43%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 21 (6.09%) COBIT
5 17 (4.93%) ISO27002
6 15 (4.35%) RMADS
7 13 (3.77%) ISO 9001
8 10 (2.90%) ISO22301
9 7 (2.03%) JSP 440
10 6 (1.74%) GPG13
10 6 (1.74%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 5 (1.45%) SLA
12 4 (1.16%) BS25999
13 3 (0.87%) QA
14 2 (0.58%) HMG Infosec
14 2 (0.58%) PA-DSS
15 1 (0.29%) BS7799
15 1 (0.29%) ISO27005
System Software
1 32 (9.28%) Active Directory
2 12 (3.48%) VMware ESXi
3 11 (3.19%) XenApp
4 6 (1.74%) vSphere
5 3 (0.87%) ACF2
5 3 (0.87%) Docker
5 3 (0.87%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.29%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 11 (3.19%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 11 (3.19%) vMotion
2 8 (2.32%) Nessus
3 3 (0.87%) Ansible
3 3 (0.87%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (0.87%) Puppet
4 1 (0.29%) AirWatch
4 1 (0.29%) EnCase
4 1 (0.29%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 1 (0.29%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 30 (8.70%) Oracle
2 22 (6.38%) Microsoft
3 17 (4.93%) VMware
4 11 (3.19%) Citrix
5 10 (2.90%) Cisco
5 10 (2.90%) SAP
6 4 (1.16%) Juniper
6 4 (1.16%) SunGard
7 3 (0.87%) CA
7 3 (0.87%) CheckPoint
7 3 (0.87%) Twitter
8 2 (0.58%) ArcSight
8 2 (0.58%) HP
8 2 (0.58%) IBM
8 2 (0.58%) Qualys
8 2 (0.58%) SolarWinds
8 2 (0.58%) Splunk
8 2 (0.58%) Sun
9 1 (0.29%) Capita
9 1 (0.29%) Sourcefire
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