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 30 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Communications-Electronics Security Group (CESG)
Rank 753 858 819
Rank change year-on-year
+105 -39
Permanent jobs citing CESG 157 112 149
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.10% 0.13%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.39% 0.25% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 122 84 113
Median salary £62,500 £52,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+19.04% -4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £37,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £79,700 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £62,500 £48,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+30.20% -8.57%

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
40165 45402 45943
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 41.12% 42.18% 40.05%
Number of salaries quoted 32883 36340 35820
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 £28,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £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 30 August 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 30 August 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 +73 145 £62,500 +19.04% 15
South West +9 28 £50,000 -13.04% 4
South East +17 24 £45,000 - 3
Yorkshire +43 23 £55,000 +57.14%
Hampshire +5 21 £45,000 - 2
London +33 20 £80,000 +28.00% 5
West Yorkshire +29 19 £55,000 +57.14%
Leeds +32 18 £55,000 +57.14%
Wiltshire +20 13 £50,000 +11.11%
Andover - 11 £45,000 -
Bristol +17 10 £65,000 +23.80% 1
East of England +34 9 £70,000 -
West Midlands -8 9 £70,000 +45.83% 1
Birmingham -15 9 £70,000 +45.83% 1
Farnborough - 9 - - 1
Hertfordshire +29 8 £70,000 -
Salisbury +21 8 £50,000 +11.11%
East Midlands +10 7 £70,000 +12.00%
St Albans - 7 £70,000 -
Gloucestershire -14 5 £60,500 +5.21% 3
Scotland +19 4 £60,000 +60.00%
Nottinghamshire +9 4 £70,000 +12.00%
Nottingham +7 4 £70,000 +12.00%
Cheltenham -9 4 £56,250 -6.25% 2
South Yorkshire - 4 £50,000 -
Glasgow +4 3 - -
Lincolnshire - 3 £67,500 -
Corsham - 3 £38,000 -
Lincoln - 3 £67,500 -
Surrey +30 2 £51,000 +27.50%

CESG
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 August 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.

1 197 (61.95%) Information Security
2 185 (58.18%) CISSP
3 164 (51.57%) Security Cleared
4 134 (42.14%) SC Cleared
5 121 (38.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 119 (37.42%) CESG Certified Professional
7 116 (36.48%) Cybersecurity
8 100 (31.45%) Windows
9 96 (30.19%) Degree
10 94 (29.56%) Risk Management
11 75 (23.58%) Penetration Testing
12 72 (22.64%) CISM
12 72 (22.64%) Security Management
13 69 (21.70%) PCI DSS
14 68 (21.38%) CREST Certified
15 67 (21.07%) Finance
16 66 (20.75%) Security Architecture
17 65 (20.44%) Management Information System
18 63 (19.81%) Firewall
19 62 (19.50%) Information Assurance
20 59 (18.55%) ITIL
21 57 (17.92%) CESG CLAS
21 57 (17.92%) CLAS
22 56 (17.61%) Risk Assessment
23 54 (16.98%) C
24 49 (15.41%) Information Security Management
25 48 (15.09%) Network Security
26 47 (14.78%) Java
27 46 (14.47%) Presales
28 44 (13.84%) Security Operations

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 18 (5.66%) SharePoint
2 12 (3.77%) Skype for Business
3 6 (1.89%) MS Exchange
4 5 (1.57%) IIS
5 2 (0.63%) Confluence
6 1 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.31%) nginx
Applications
1 28 (8.81%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.94%) MS Office
3 1 (0.31%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.31%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 14 (4.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 14 (4.40%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (1.57%) Office 365
2 5 (1.57%) OneDrive
3 4 (1.26%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.31%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.31%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 63 (19.81%) Firewall
2 48 (15.09%) Network Security
3 37 (11.64%) Wireless
4 35 (11.01%) Wireless Security
5 26 (8.18%) VPN
6 23 (7.23%) DNS
7 22 (6.92%) TCP/IP
8 20 (6.29%) DHCP
9 19 (5.97%) DMZ
9 19 (5.97%) FTP
9 19 (5.97%) HTTP
9 19 (5.97%) SMTP
9 19 (5.97%) X.400
10 14 (4.40%) Internet
11 11 (3.46%) HTTPS
12 7 (2.20%) VLAN
13 6 (1.89%) Intrusion Detection
14 5 (1.57%) Skype
15 3 (0.94%) LAN
16 2 (0.63%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (1.57%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (0.94%) SQL Server
3 2 (0.63%) MySQL
3 2 (0.63%) Relational Database
3 2 (0.63%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.31%) OLAP
4 1 (0.31%) OLTP
4 1 (0.31%) QlikView
4 1 (0.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (2.20%) Metasploit
2 6 (1.89%) Rational DOORS
3 5 (1.57%) Oracle Forms
4 3 (0.94%) ProC
5 2 (0.63%) Git (software)
5 2 (0.63%) JIRA
5 2 (0.63%) Mercurial
5 2 (0.63%) Subversion
General
1 67 (21.07%) Finance
2 36 (11.32%) Publishing
3 26 (8.18%) Legal
4 24 (7.55%) Manufacturing
5 16 (5.03%) Telecoms
6 15 (4.72%) Electronics
7 14 (4.40%) Marketing
8 11 (3.46%) Banking
9 8 (2.52%) Local Government
10 7 (2.20%) Military
11 6 (1.89%) Retail
12 5 (1.57%) Retail Banking
13 4 (1.26%) Aerospace
14 3 (0.94%) Brand Awareness
15 1 (0.31%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 114 (35.85%) Consultant
2 80 (25.16%) Security Consultant
3 46 (14.47%) Penetration Tester
3 46 (14.47%) Tester
4 42 (13.21%) Architect
5 39 (12.26%) Security Architect
6 35 (11.01%) Senior Consultant
7 22 (6.92%) Senior Security Consultant
8 20 (6.29%) Network Engineer
9 17 (5.35%) IT Consultant
9 17 (5.35%) IT Security Consultant
10 16 (5.03%) Cybersecurity Consultant
10 16 (5.03%) Security Manager
11 14 (4.40%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 14 (4.40%) Senior Penetration Tester
11 14 (4.40%) Senior Tester
12 13 (4.09%) Information Manager
12 13 (4.09%) Information Security Manager
13 12 (3.77%) Analyst
13 12 (3.77%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (5.35%) Web Services
2 7 (2.20%) .NET
3 4 (1.26%) .NET Framework
4 3 (0.94%) XML
5 2 (0.63%) CSS
5 2 (0.63%) HTML
5 2 (0.63%) jQuery
5 2 (0.63%) JSON
5 2 (0.63%) Kendo UI
5 2 (0.63%) Zend Framework
6 1 (0.31%) REST
6 1 (0.31%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (0.31%) SOAP
6 1 (0.31%) WCF
6 1 (0.31%) WF
6 1 (0.31%) Windows Identity Foundation
Miscellaneous
1 65 (20.44%) Management Information System
2 57 (17.92%) CESG CLAS
3 40 (12.58%) Mobile App
4 28 (8.81%) Analytical Skills
4 28 (8.81%) Computer Science
5 16 (5.03%) iPad
6 11 (3.46%) Driving Licence
7 9 (2.83%) Data Protection Act
8 7 (2.20%) Security Operations Centre
9 6 (1.89%) Cryptography
10 5 (1.57%) User Experience
11 4 (1.26%) Cybercrime
12 3 (0.94%) Data Centre
12 3 (0.94%) NHS
13 2 (0.63%) Freedom of Information
13 2 (0.63%) IVR
13 2 (0.63%) Life Science
14 1 (0.31%) Mathematics
14 1 (0.31%) SCADA
14 1 (0.31%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 100 (31.45%) Windows
2 40 (12.58%) Unix
3 20 (6.29%) Linux
4 14 (4.40%) Windows Server
5 7 (2.20%) Kali Linux
5 7 (2.20%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (2.20%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (1.89%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 197 (61.95%) Information Security
2 116 (36.48%) Cybersecurity
3 94 (29.56%) Risk Management
4 75 (23.58%) Penetration Testing
5 72 (22.64%) Security Management
6 66 (20.75%) Security Architecture
7 62 (19.50%) Information Assurance
8 59 (18.55%) ITIL
9 56 (17.61%) Risk Assessment
10 49 (15.41%) Information Security Management
11 46 (14.47%) Presales
12 44 (13.84%) Security Operations
13 40 (12.58%) Data Protection
14 28 (8.81%) Security Testing
15 26 (8.18%) SIEM
15 26 (8.18%) TOGAF
16 25 (7.86%) Project Management
17 23 (7.23%) Agile Software Development
18 20 (6.29%) Ethical Hacking
18 20 (6.29%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 54 (16.98%) C
2 47 (14.78%) Java
3 44 (13.84%) PHP
4 42 (13.21%) C++
5 39 (12.26%) Ruby
6 38 (11.95%) Perl
6 38 (11.95%) Python
7 17 (5.35%) SQL
8 6 (1.89%) PowerShell
9 5 (1.57%) VBScript
10 4 (1.26%) C#
10 4 (1.26%) VB.NET
11 2 (0.63%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 185 (58.18%) CISSP
2 164 (51.57%) Security Cleared
3 134 (42.14%) SC Cleared
4 119 (37.42%) CESG Certified Professional
5 96 (30.19%) Degree
6 72 (22.64%) CISM
7 68 (21.38%) CREST Certified
8 57 (17.92%) CLAS
9 43 (13.52%) DV Cleared
10 41 (12.89%) CISA
11 36 (11.32%) CEH
12 33 (10.38%) PCI QSA
13 26 (8.18%) CCNA
13 26 (8.18%) Cisco Certification
14 22 (6.92%) CHECK Team Leader
15 19 (5.97%) CHECK Team Member
15 19 (5.97%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 19 (5.97%) OSCP
16 15 (4.72%) Tigerscheme
17 13 (4.09%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 121 (38.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 69 (21.70%) PCI DSS
3 23 (7.23%) COBIT
4 19 (5.97%) RMADS
5 17 (5.35%) ISO27002
6 12 (3.77%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 12 (3.77%) QA
7 11 (3.46%) JSP 440
8 9 (2.83%) ISO 9001
9 8 (2.52%) GPG13
10 5 (1.57%) HMG Infosec
10 5 (1.57%) ISO22301
11 4 (1.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 3 (0.94%) PA-DSS
13 1 (0.31%) BS25999
13 1 (0.31%) ISO27005
13 1 (0.31%) SLA
System Software
1 32 (10.06%) Active Directory
2 12 (3.77%) vSphere
2 12 (3.77%) XenApp
3 10 (3.14%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (2.52%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (1.57%) BitLocker
5 5 (1.57%) Microsoft App-V
5 5 (1.57%) XenDesktop
6 3 (0.94%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.31%) vCloud
7 1 (0.31%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 7 (2.20%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 7 (2.20%) Nessus
1 7 (2.20%) vMotion
2 5 (1.57%) Microsoft Intune
2 5 (1.57%) Norton AntiVirus
2 5 (1.57%) SCCM
2 5 (1.57%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 2 (0.63%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 2 (0.63%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 1 (0.31%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 30 (9.43%) Microsoft
2 18 (5.66%) Oracle
3 17 (5.35%) VMware
4 14 (4.40%) SAP
5 12 (3.77%) Citrix
6 9 (2.83%) Symantec
7 7 (2.20%) HP
8 6 (1.89%) SunGard
9 5 (1.57%) Altiris
9 5 (1.57%) AppSense
9 5 (1.57%) IBM
9 5 (1.57%) LANDesk
9 5 (1.57%) Sun
10 4 (1.26%) Cisco
11 3 (0.94%) CA
11 3 (0.94%) Computacenter
11 3 (0.94%) Dell
11 3 (0.94%) Veeam
12 2 (0.63%) Palo Alto
12 2 (0.63%) Zend
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