The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CESG Good Practice Guide 13 (GPG 13)
Rank 923 - 894
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing GPG13 12 0 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.010% - 0.009%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.095% - 0.097%
Number of salaries quoted 12 0 9
Average salary £60,000 - £52,500
90% offered a salary of more than £55,250 - £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,750 - £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 - £52,500
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
12656 11420 11387
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 10.31% 10.10% 9.06%
Number of salaries quoted 9891 9073 9370
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 16 April 2014 within the UK.

GPG13 Salary Histogram in the UK

GPG13
Top 9 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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England - 12 £60,000 -
South East - 10 £60,000 -
Berkshire - 5 £60,000 -
Hampshire - 5 £57,500 -
Aldershot - 4 £61,250 -
Maidenhead - 2 £60,000 -
Newbury - 2 £52,500 -
Slough - 1 £62,500 -
London - 1 £62,500 -

GPG13
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 29 (90.63%) Firewall
1 29 (90.63%) SIEM
2 27 (84.38%) CISSP
3 20 (62.50%) PCI DSS
4 19 (59.38%) Windows
4 19 (59.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 18 (56.25%) SQL
5 18 (56.25%) Regular Expression
6 17 (53.13%) SQL Server
6 17 (53.13%) Project Management
7 16 (50.00%) Linux
7 16 (50.00%) SC Cleared
7 16 (50.00%) Security Cleared
7 16 (50.00%) Protective Monitoring
8 15 (46.88%) Cyber Security
8 15 (46.88%) CISA
9 14 (43.75%) MCSE
9 14 (43.75%) MS Excel
9 14 (43.75%) UNIX
9 14 (43.75%) Microsoft Certification
9 14 (43.75%) MCITP
9 14 (43.75%) Information Security
10 13 (40.63%) DV Cleared
11 11 (34.38%) CISM
12 10 (31.25%) Finance
13 6 (18.75%) TCP/IP
14 5 (15.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
15 4 (12.50%) Microsoft
16 3 (9.38%) Cisco PIX
16 3 (9.38%) Network Security

GPG13
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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.

Applications
1 14 (43.75%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 29 (90.63%) Firewall
2 6 (18.75%) TCP/IP
3 3 (9.38%) Cisco PIX
3 3 (9.38%) Network Security
3 3 (9.38%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (9.38%) NetScreen
4 2 (6.25%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (53.13%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 10 (31.25%) Finance
2 3 (9.38%) Banking
3 2 (6.25%) Retail
3 2 (6.25%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.13%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 9 (28.13%) Security Engineer
1 9 (28.13%) Consultant
2 8 (25.00%) Operations Manager
2 8 (25.00%) IT Security Engineer
2 8 (25.00%) Security Manager
2 8 (25.00%) Security Operations Manager
3 7 (21.88%) Junior
4 5 (15.63%) Security Consultant
5 4 (12.50%) Professional Services Consultant
6 3 (9.38%) IT Consultant
6 3 (9.38%) IT Security Consultant
7 2 (6.25%) Pre Sales Consultant
7 2 (6.25%) Network Security Consultant
7 2 (6.25%) Network Consultant
7 2 (6.25%) Sales Consultant
8 1 (3.13%) Information Specialist
8 1 (3.13%) Senior Information Security Specialist
8 1 (3.13%) Network Security Engineer
8 1 (3.13%) Network Engineer
8 1 (3.13%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (56.25%) Regular Expression
2 2 (6.25%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.25%) Computer Science
1 2 (6.25%) HP StorageWorks
2 1 (3.13%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.13%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 19 (59.38%) Windows
2 16 (50.00%) Linux
3 14 (43.75%) UNIX
4 2 (6.25%) Ubuntu
4 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (6.25%) CentOS
4 2 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (90.63%) SIEM
2 17 (53.13%) Project Management
3 16 (50.00%) Protective Monitoring
4 15 (46.88%) Cyber Security
5 14 (43.75%) Information Security
6 3 (9.38%) ITIL
7 2 (6.25%) Information Assurance
7 2 (6.25%) Network Management
7 2 (6.25%) Vulnerability Management
8 1 (3.13%) Information Security Management
8 1 (3.13%) Security Management
8 1 (3.13%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (56.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 27 (84.38%) CISSP
2 16 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 16 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 15 (46.88%) CISA
4 14 (43.75%) MCSE
4 14 (43.75%) Microsoft Certification
4 14 (43.75%) MCITP
5 13 (40.63%) DV Cleared
6 11 (34.38%) CISM
7 3 (9.38%) CCNP
7 3 (9.38%) CCNA
7 3 (9.38%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (3.13%) CCSA
8 1 (3.13%) CCSE
8 1 (3.13%) JNCIA
8 1 (3.13%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (62.50%) PCI DSS
2 19 (59.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (15.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (6.25%) JSP 440
System Software
1 3 (9.38%) Active Directory
1 3 (9.38%) Snort
1 3 (9.38%) Squid
Systems Management
1 2 (6.25%) Nessus
Vendors
1 4 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 3 (9.38%) Juniper
2 3 (9.38%) CheckPoint
2 3 (9.38%) Cisco
2 3 (9.38%) Websense
2 3 (9.38%) Blue Coat
2 3 (9.38%) Sourcefire
3 2 (6.25%) Tripwire
3 2 (6.25%) HP
4 1 (3.13%) ArcSight