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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CESG Good Practice Guide 13 (GPG 13)
Rank 873 866 888
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +22
Permanent jobs citing GPG13 14 7 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.012% 0.007% 0.011%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.12% 0.065% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 11 7 13
Average salary £47,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.52% +5.00%
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+9.52% +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
12124 10809 12368
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 10.63% 10.17% 10.49%
Number of salaries quoted 9323 8469 10191
Average salary £45,000 £47,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.25% +4.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.43%

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 September 2014 within the UK.

GPG13 Salary Histogram in the UK

GPG13
Top 12 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 September 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 -13 14 £47,500 -9.52% 1
Berkshire -1 6 £57,500 +9.52% 1
South East -22 6 £57,500 +9.52% 1
London - 5 £45,000 -
Slough - 3 £57,500 -
West Midlands - 2 £42,500 -
Birmingham - 2 £42,500 -
East of England - 1 £47,500 -
Chiswick - 1 £47,500 -
City of London - 1 - -
Bedfordshire - 1 £47,500 -
Luton - 1 £47,500 -

GPG13
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 24 (88.89%) Firewall
2 20 (74.07%) Information Security
3 19 (70.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 19 (70.37%) TCP/IP
4 18 (66.67%) PCI DSS
5 17 (62.96%) Squid
5 17 (62.96%) Cisco ASA
5 17 (62.96%) Cisco
5 17 (62.96%) CCNP
5 17 (62.96%) CCNA
5 17 (62.96%) Cisco Certification
5 17 (62.96%) CheckPoint
5 17 (62.96%) Websense
5 17 (62.96%) Blue Coat
6 16 (59.26%) Telecoms
7 10 (37.04%) Sourcefire
7 10 (37.04%) Snort
7 10 (37.04%) Juniper
7 10 (37.04%) Network Security
8 8 (29.63%) Cisco PIX
9 7 (25.93%) SIEM
9 7 (25.93%) NetScreen
9 7 (25.93%) CISSP
10 5 (18.52%) Windows
11 4 (14.81%) Linux
11 4 (14.81%) CISM
12 3 (11.11%) Service Delivery
12 3 (11.11%) Finance
12 3 (11.11%) Intrusion Detection
12 3 (11.11%) SQL

GPG13
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 (7.41%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 24 (88.89%) Firewall
2 19 (70.37%) TCP/IP
3 17 (62.96%) Cisco ASA
4 10 (37.04%) Network Security
5 8 (29.63%) Cisco PIX
6 7 (25.93%) NetScreen
7 3 (11.11%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.70%) Hadoop
3 1 (3.70%) Big Data
General
1 16 (59.26%) Telecoms
2 3 (11.11%) Finance
3 1 (3.70%) Advertising
3 1 (3.70%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (33.33%) Network Security Consultant
1 9 (33.33%) Network Consultant
1 9 (33.33%) Consultant
1 9 (33.33%) Security Consultant
2 8 (29.63%) Network Engineer
3 6 (22.22%) Support Engineer
3 6 (22.22%) Network Support Engineer
3 6 (22.22%) Network Support
3 6 (22.22%) Network Implementation Engineer
3 6 (22.22%) Implementation Engineer
4 5 (18.52%) Security Manager
5 3 (11.11%) Operations Manager
5 3 (11.11%) Security Operations Manager
6 2 (7.41%) Sales Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Security Project Manager
6 2 (7.41%) Network Team Leader
6 2 (7.41%) Team Leader
6 2 (7.41%) Project Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Project Manager
7 1 (3.70%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.11%) Regular Expression
2 2 (7.41%) Lucene
3 1 (3.70%) ADO.NET
3 1 (3.70%) .NET
3 1 (3.70%) HTML
3 1 (3.70%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.41%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.70%) CMDB
2 1 (3.70%) PKI
2 1 (3.70%) HP StorageWorks
Operating Systems
1 5 (18.52%) Windows
2 4 (14.81%) Linux
3 1 (3.70%) UNIX
3 1 (3.70%) Ubuntu
3 1 (3.70%) CentOS
3 1 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (74.07%) Information Security
2 7 (25.93%) SIEM
3 3 (11.11%) Service Delivery
3 3 (11.11%) Vulnerability Management
4 2 (7.41%) Analytics
4 2 (7.41%) Cyber Security
4 2 (7.41%) Network Management
4 2 (7.41%) BCP
4 2 (7.41%) Project Management
4 2 (7.41%) ITIL
4 2 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (7.41%) Business Continuity
5 1 (3.70%) Service Management
5 1 (3.70%) ITSM
5 1 (3.70%) Information Security Management
5 1 (3.70%) Data Security
5 1 (3.70%) Security Management
5 1 (3.70%) Asset Management
5 1 (3.70%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (3.70%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 3 (11.11%) SQL
1 3 (11.11%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.70%) Python
2 1 (3.70%) C#
2 1 (3.70%) JavaScript
2 1 (3.70%) Perl
Qualifications
1 17 (62.96%) CCNP
1 17 (62.96%) CCNA
1 17 (62.96%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (25.93%) CISSP
3 4 (14.81%) CISM
4 3 (11.11%) SC Cleared
4 3 (11.11%) Security Cleared
5 2 (7.41%) CISA
6 1 (3.70%) CCSA
6 1 (3.70%) CCSE
6 1 (3.70%) JNCIA
6 1 (3.70%) JNCIS
6 1 (3.70%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (70.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 18 (66.67%) PCI DSS
3 3 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 17 (62.96%) Squid
2 10 (37.04%) Snort
3 3 (11.11%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) Nessus
1 1 (3.70%) SCOM
1 1 (3.70%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 17 (62.96%) Cisco
1 17 (62.96%) CheckPoint
1 17 (62.96%) Websense
1 17 (62.96%) Blue Coat
2 10 (37.04%) Sourcefire
2 10 (37.04%) Juniper
3 2 (7.41%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.70%) HP
4 1 (3.70%) BMC
4 1 (3.70%) Remedy
4 1 (3.70%) Tripwire
4 1 (3.70%) Fortinet
Berkshire
Fenwick Ryan
Salary: £60000 - £100000 per annum + 20% Comm. + Car + 5% Cash
Posted: 5 days ago