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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Communications-Electronics Security Group (CESG)
Rank 214 199 -
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -
Permanent jobs citing CESG 6 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.11% 0.074% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.36% 0.23% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 4 0
Average salary £47,000 £66,250 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-29.05% -
UK excluding London average salary £53,250 £58,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year
-8.97% -2.50%
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
1683 1766 1477
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 30.23% 32.89% 30.27%
Number of salaries quoted 1395 1494 1277
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 1 October 2014.

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 1 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
(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 -5 6 £47,000 -37.33%
CESG
England

CESG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 6 (85.71%) CISSP
2 5 (71.43%) Risk Management
2 5 (71.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (57.14%) PCI DSS
3 4 (57.14%) Information Security
4 3 (42.86%) Firewall
4 3 (42.86%) CESG CLAS
4 3 (42.86%) ITIL
4 3 (42.86%) ISMS
4 3 (42.86%) RMADS
4 3 (42.86%) Information Assurance
4 3 (42.86%) Security Testing
5 2 (28.57%) Incident Management
5 2 (28.57%) IT Governance
5 2 (28.57%) Fortinet
5 2 (28.57%) Security Architecture
5 2 (28.57%) SIEM
5 2 (28.57%) Protective Monitoring
5 2 (28.57%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (28.57%) Cisco
5 2 (28.57%) SSCP
5 2 (28.57%) CISM
5 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (28.57%) TOGAF
5 2 (28.57%) CEH
5 2 (28.57%) Penetration Testing
5 2 (28.57%) Management Information System
6 1 (14.29%) Electronics
6 1 (14.29%) VMware

CESG
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) Firewall
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (14.29%) VPN
General
1 1 (14.29%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) CLAS Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) Security Specialist
3 1 (14.29%) Pre Sales Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Information Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Security Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Information Security Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Sales Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Security Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Security Advisor
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) CESG CLAS
1 3 (42.86%) RMADS
2 2 (28.57%) Management Information System
3 1 (14.29%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Risk Management
2 4 (57.14%) Information Security
3 3 (42.86%) ITIL
3 3 (42.86%) ISMS
3 3 (42.86%) Information Assurance
3 3 (42.86%) Security Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Incident Management
4 2 (28.57%) IT Governance
4 2 (28.57%) Security Architecture
4 2 (28.57%) SIEM
4 2 (28.57%) Protective Monitoring
4 2 (28.57%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (28.57%) TOGAF
4 2 (28.57%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
5 1 (14.29%) SOA
5 1 (14.29%) Data Protection
5 1 (14.29%) Risk Analysis
5 1 (14.29%) CRAMM
Qualifications
1 6 (85.71%) CISSP
2 2 (28.57%) SSCP
2 2 (28.57%) CISM
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (28.57%) CEH
3 1 (14.29%) CCSE
3 1 (14.29%) Check Point Certification
3 1 (14.29%) CCIE
3 1 (14.29%) CCSP
3 1 (14.29%) CCNP
3 1 (14.29%) CCDP
3 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (71.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (57.14%) PCI DSS
3 1 (14.29%) COBIT
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Fortinet
1 2 (28.57%) Cisco
2 1 (14.29%) VMware
2 1 (14.29%) Sourcefire
2 1 (14.29%) CheckPoint
2 1 (14.29%) Symantec
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft