The table below looks at the statistics for GPG13 skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited GPG13 over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CESG Good Practice Guide 13 (GPG 13)
Rank 885 874 874
Rank change year-on-year
-11 0
Permanent jobs citing GPG13 11 7 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.010% 0.006% 0.012%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.092% 0.064% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 9 7 13
Average salary £45,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +5.00%
UK excluding London average salary £70,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+33.33% +5.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Quality Assurance & Compliance category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
11940 10914 11955
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 10.48% 10.03% 10.58%
Number of salaries quoted 9269 8535 9760
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%

GPG13
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing GPG13 within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

GPG13 Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

GPG13
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing GPG13 within the UK.

GPG13 Salary Trend in the UK

GPG13
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing GPG13 over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 within the UK.

GPG13 Salary Histogram in the UK

GPG13
Top 8 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GPG13 within the UK over the 3 months to 24 October 2014. 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 -6 11 £45,000 -14.28% 2
London - 6 £45,000 - 1
Berkshire -7 4 £75,000 +42.85% 1
South East -13 4 £75,000 +42.85% 1
Luton - 1 £47,500 -
Bedfordshire - 1 £47,500 -
East of England - 1 £47,500 -
Chiswick - 1 £47,500 -

GPG13
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing GPG13 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 GPG13.

1 22 (88.00%) Firewall
2 20 (80.00%) TCP/IP
2 20 (80.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 19 (76.00%) PCI DSS
4 18 (72.00%) Cisco ASA
4 18 (72.00%) Cisco Certification
4 18 (72.00%) CheckPoint
4 18 (72.00%) Websense
4 18 (72.00%) Cisco
4 18 (72.00%) CCNP
4 18 (72.00%) CCNA
4 18 (72.00%) Telecoms
4 18 (72.00%) Information Security
4 18 (72.00%) Blue Coat
4 18 (72.00%) Squid
5 8 (32.00%) Network Security
5 8 (32.00%) Juniper
5 8 (32.00%) Sourcefire
5 8 (32.00%) Snort
6 6 (24.00%) Cisco PIX
7 5 (20.00%) NetScreen
7 5 (20.00%) Windows
8 4 (16.00%) SQL
8 4 (16.00%) CISSP
8 4 (16.00%) Intrusion Detection
8 4 (16.00%) SIEM
8 4 (16.00%) Regular Expression
9 3 (12.00%) Analytics
9 3 (12.00%) PowerShell
9 3 (12.00%) Computer Science

GPG13
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing GPG13 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 GPG13. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (8.00%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 22 (88.00%) Firewall
2 20 (80.00%) TCP/IP
3 18 (72.00%) Cisco ASA
4 8 (32.00%) Network Security
5 6 (24.00%) Cisco PIX
6 5 (20.00%) NetScreen
7 4 (16.00%) Intrusion Detection
8 1 (4.00%) SNMP
8 1 (4.00%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (8.00%) Big Data
3 1 (4.00%) Hadoop
3 1 (4.00%) NoSQL
General
1 18 (72.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (40.00%) Network Engineer
2 9 (36.00%) Support Engineer
2 9 (36.00%) Network Support Engineer
2 9 (36.00%) Consultant
2 9 (36.00%) Network Support
2 9 (36.00%) Implementation Engineer
2 9 (36.00%) Network Implementation Engineer
3 8 (32.00%) Network Security Consultant
3 8 (32.00%) Security Consultant
3 8 (32.00%) Network Consultant
4 5 (20.00%) Project Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Security Project Manager
5 2 (8.00%) Security Manager
5 2 (8.00%) Project Manager
5 2 (8.00%) Sales Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Pre Sales Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Integration Specialist
6 1 (4.00%) Sales Consultant
6 1 (4.00%) Technical Consultant
6 1 (4.00%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.00%) Regular Expression
2 2 (8.00%) Lucene
3 1 (4.00%) HTML5
3 1 (4.00%) HTML
3 1 (4.00%) .NET
3 1 (4.00%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.00%) CMDB
2 1 (4.00%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.00%) Windows
2 3 (12.00%) Linux
3 1 (4.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (72.00%) Information Security
2 4 (16.00%) SIEM
3 3 (12.00%) Service Delivery
3 3 (12.00%) Analytics
4 2 (8.00%) Business Continuity
4 2 (8.00%) Network Management
4 2 (8.00%) Vulnerability Management
4 2 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (8.00%) BCP
4 2 (8.00%) Project Management
5 1 (4.00%) Service Management
5 1 (4.00%) Data Modelling
5 1 (4.00%) SOA
5 1 (4.00%) Asset Management
5 1 (4.00%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (4.00%) Big Data Analytics
5 1 (4.00%) Data Analytics
5 1 (4.00%) ITSM
5 1 (4.00%) Data Security
5 1 (4.00%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.00%) SQL
2 3 (12.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (4.00%) Python
3 1 (4.00%) C
3 1 (4.00%) C#
3 1 (4.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 18 (72.00%) Cisco Certification
1 18 (72.00%) CCNP
1 18 (72.00%) CCNA
2 4 (16.00%) CISSP
3 1 (4.00%) CISA
3 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (80.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 19 (76.00%) PCI DSS
3 2 (8.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 18 (72.00%) Squid
2 8 (32.00%) Snort
3 3 (12.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) SCOM
1 1 (4.00%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 18 (72.00%) Cisco
1 18 (72.00%) Websense
1 18 (72.00%) Blue Coat
1 18 (72.00%) CheckPoint
2 8 (32.00%) Sourcefire
2 8 (32.00%) Juniper
3 1 (4.00%) BMC
3 1 (4.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.00%) Fortinet
3 1 (4.00%) Remedy
Berkshire
Fenwick Ryan Ltd
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + £20K OTE + Car + Bens
Posted: 9 days ago
South East London
CACI Network Services
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago