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 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CESG Good Practice Guide 13 (GPG 13)
Rank 866 924 -
Rank change year-on-year
+58 -
Permanent jobs citing GPG13 24 9 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.022% 0.007% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.20% 0.072% -
Number of salaries quoted 22 9 0
Average salary £47,500 £60,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.83% -
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £58,750 -
% change year-on-year
-19.14% -

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
11931 12456 11305
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 10.78% 10.37% 10.07%
Number of salaries quoted 9303 9732 9024
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 April 2015 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 April 2015. 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 +28 24 £47,500 -20.83% 4
South East +29 21 £47,500 -20.83% 1
Surrey - 11 £45,000 -
Berkshire +1 8 £56,250 -6.25% 1
Maidenhead - 8 £56,250 -
Kent - 5 £47,500 -
London +32 3 £45,000 -28.00% 1
Hampshire -7 2 £62,500 +2.04%

GPG13
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 41 (95.35%) Firewall
2 40 (93.02%) PCI DSS
3 38 (88.37%) TCP/IP
4 37 (86.05%) Information Security
5 36 (83.72%) Cisco
5 36 (83.72%) CheckPoint
6 31 (72.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 28 (65.12%) Websense
7 28 (65.12%) CCNP
7 28 (65.12%) CCNA
7 28 (65.12%) Cisco Certification
7 28 (65.12%) Blue Coat
7 28 (65.12%) Squid
7 28 (65.12%) Cisco ASA
8 15 (34.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 14 (32.56%) Regular Expression
10 13 (30.23%) CISSP
10 13 (30.23%) SQL Server
10 13 (30.23%) Windows
10 13 (30.23%) Linux
11 12 (27.91%) SQL
11 12 (27.91%) SC Cleared
11 12 (27.91%) Security Cleared
12 11 (25.58%) MCITP
12 11 (25.58%) CISA
12 11 (25.58%) MCSE
12 11 (25.58%) Microsoft Certification
12 11 (25.58%) UNIX
12 11 (25.58%) SIEM
13 10 (23.26%) Active Directory

GPG13
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 (4.65%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 6 (13.95%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 41 (95.35%) Firewall
2 38 (88.37%) TCP/IP
3 28 (65.12%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (4.65%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (2.33%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (30.23%) SQL Server
2 8 (18.60%) SQL Server 2005
3 6 (13.95%) NoSQL
3 6 (13.95%) Big Data
4 2 (4.65%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 9 (20.93%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.33%) Banking
2 1 (2.33%) Retail
2 1 (2.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 18 (41.86%) Support Engineer
2 14 (32.56%) Project Engineer
3 11 (25.58%) Implementation Engineer
4 10 (23.26%) Consultant
5 8 (18.60%) Network Engineer
5 8 (18.60%) Network Support
5 8 (18.60%) Network Support Engineer
5 8 (18.60%) Network Implementation Engineer
6 7 (16.28%) Operations Support Engineer
6 7 (16.28%) Operations Engineer
7 4 (9.30%) Professional Services Consultant
8 3 (6.98%) Solutions Consultant
8 3 (6.98%) Security Engineer
8 3 (6.98%) Security Consultant
8 3 (6.98%) IT Consultant
9 2 (4.65%) Senior Consultant
9 2 (4.65%) IT Security Consultant
9 2 (4.65%) Pre Sales Engineer
10 1 (2.33%) Head of Security
10 1 (2.33%) IT Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (32.56%) Regular Expression
2 8 (18.60%) ODBC
3 2 (4.65%) Lucene
4 1 (2.33%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.30%) Management Information System
1 4 (9.30%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 13 (30.23%) Windows
1 13 (30.23%) Linux
2 11 (25.58%) UNIX
3 8 (18.60%) Windows Server 2003
3 8 (18.60%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (86.05%) Information Security
2 11 (25.58%) SIEM
3 9 (20.93%) Cyber Security
4 5 (11.63%) Protective Monitoring
5 4 (9.30%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (9.30%) Project Management
6 2 (4.65%) Digital Forensics
6 2 (4.65%) Network Management
6 2 (4.65%) Analytics
7 1 (2.33%) Mentoring
7 1 (2.33%) Information Assurance
Programming Languages
1 12 (27.91%) SQL
2 2 (4.65%) PowerShell
2 2 (4.65%) C
Qualifications
1 28 (65.12%) Cisco Certification
1 28 (65.12%) CCNP
1 28 (65.12%) CCNA
2 13 (30.23%) CISSP
3 12 (27.91%) SC Cleared
3 12 (27.91%) Security Cleared
4 11 (25.58%) MCSE
4 11 (25.58%) MCITP
4 11 (25.58%) Microsoft Certification
4 11 (25.58%) CISA
5 5 (11.63%) CCSA
5 5 (11.63%) CCSE
6 3 (6.98%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (93.02%) PCI DSS
2 31 (72.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 15 (34.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (6.98%) FISMA
5 1 (2.33%) JSP 440
System Software
1 28 (65.12%) Squid
2 10 (23.26%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.33%) Snort
Vendors
1 36 (83.72%) CheckPoint
1 36 (83.72%) Cisco
2 28 (65.12%) Websense
2 28 (65.12%) Blue Coat
3 9 (20.93%) Juniper
4 1 (2.33%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.33%) Sourcefire
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