The table below looks at the prevalence of the term CESG in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited CESG over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Communications-Electronics Security Group (CESG)
Rank 199 182 202
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +20
Permanent jobs citing CESG 5 10 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.10% 0.23% 0.021%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.37% 0.74% 0.070%
Number of salaries quoted 4 8 1
Average salary £50,000 £47,750 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.71% -26.53%
UK excluding London average salary £62,500 £47,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+31.57% -20.83%
CESG
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Miscellaneous Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1344 1345 1436
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 26.94% 31.13% 30.08%
Number of salaries quoted 1138 1098 1269
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

CESG
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing CESG across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

CESG Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

CESG
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing CESG across the West Midlands region.

CESG Salary Trend in the West Midlands

CESG
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing CESG across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

CESG Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

CESG
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CESG within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 January 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Birmingham -15 4 £50,000 +4.71%
Shropshire -10 1 - -
CESG
England

CESG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing CESG 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 CESG.

1 11 (64.71%) CISSP
2 8 (47.06%) Risk Management
3 7 (41.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (35.29%) PCI DSS
4 6 (35.29%) Information Security
5 5 (29.41%) Data Protection
5 5 (29.41%) Security Testing
5 5 (29.41%) Firewall
5 5 (29.41%) Cyber Security
6 4 (23.53%) Kalman Filter
6 4 (23.53%) Electronics
6 4 (23.53%) Service Delivery
6 4 (23.53%) Management Information System
6 4 (23.53%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (23.53%) Cisco
6 4 (23.53%) COBIT
6 4 (23.53%) Data Protection Act
6 4 (23.53%) Fortinet
6 4 (23.53%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (17.65%) TOGAF
7 3 (17.65%) Sourcefire
7 3 (17.65%) Freedom of Information
7 3 (17.65%) Security Architecture
7 3 (17.65%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
7 3 (17.65%) ISMS
7 3 (17.65%) CCIE
7 3 (17.65%) ITIL
7 3 (17.65%) VPN
7 3 (17.65%) CCNP
7 3 (17.65%) CCDP

CESG
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing CESG 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 CESG. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
Communications & Networking
1 5 (29.41%) Firewall
2 4 (23.53%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (17.65%) VPN
4 1 (5.88%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) Big Data
General
1 4 (23.53%) Electronics
2 1 (5.88%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) Consultant
2 4 (23.53%) Services Delivery Manager
2 4 (23.53%) Service Manager
2 4 (23.53%) Delivery Manager
3 3 (17.65%) Pre Sales Consultant
3 3 (17.65%) Compliance Manager
3 3 (17.65%) Sales Consultant
3 3 (17.65%) Security Consultant
4 2 (11.76%) Architect
4 2 (11.76%) CLAS Consultant
4 2 (11.76%) Security Specialist
5 1 (5.88%) Security Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Information Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Information Security Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Security Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Solutions Architect
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Management Information System
1 4 (23.53%) Data Protection Act
2 3 (17.65%) Freedom of Information
3 2 (11.76%) RMADS
3 2 (11.76%) CESG CLAS
4 1 (5.88%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) Risk Management
2 6 (35.29%) Information Security
3 5 (29.41%) Data Protection
3 5 (29.41%) Security Testing
3 5 (29.41%) Cyber Security
4 4 (23.53%) Kalman Filter
4 4 (23.53%) Service Delivery
5 3 (17.65%) TOGAF
5 3 (17.65%) Security Architecture
5 3 (17.65%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
5 3 (17.65%) ISMS
5 3 (17.65%) ITIL
5 3 (17.65%) BCP
5 3 (17.65%) Business Continuity
5 3 (17.65%) Information Security Management
5 3 (17.65%) Security Management
5 3 (17.65%) Process Management
5 3 (17.65%) Business Continuity Planning
5 3 (17.65%) Protective Monitoring
5 3 (17.65%) Information Governance
Qualifications
1 11 (64.71%) CISSP
2 4 (23.53%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (17.65%) CCIE
3 3 (17.65%) CCNP
3 3 (17.65%) CCDP
4 2 (11.76%) CISM
4 2 (11.76%) SSCP
4 2 (11.76%) CEH
5 1 (5.88%) CCSE
5 1 (5.88%) Check Point Certification
5 1 (5.88%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (41.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (35.29%) PCI DSS
3 4 (23.53%) COBIT
Systems Management
1 3 (17.65%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) Cisco
1 4 (23.53%) Fortinet
2 3 (17.65%) Sourcefire
3 1 (5.88%) CheckPoint
3 1 (5.88%) Symantec
3 1 (5.88%) SAP
3 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.88%) VMware
3 1 (5.88%) MobileIron