The table below looks at the prevalence of the term CESG in permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited CESG over the 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Communications-Electronics Security Group (CESG)
London / City of London
Rank 217 266 316
Rank change year-on-year +49 +50  
Permanent jobs citing CESG 1 3 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.020% 0.042% 0.029%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.042% 0.095% 0.069%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 2
Median salary £75,000 £55,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +36.36% +15.78%  
UK excluding London median salary £57,500 £55,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year +4.54% -12.00%  

CESG is in the generic IT skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
City of London
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 2393 3147 4356
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 47.16% 44.51% 42.82%
Number of salaries quoted 2208 2739 3605
Median salary £62,500 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.16% +9.09%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,900 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £92,500 £82,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

CESG
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing CESG as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Job vacancy trend for CESG in the City of London

CESG
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing CESG in the City of London.

Salary trend for CESG in the City of London

CESG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, IT jobs citing CESG also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for CESG.

1 5 (71.43%) Information Security
2 4 (57.14%) SC Cleared
2 4 (57.14%) Security Cleared
2 4 (57.14%) CISSP
2 4 (57.14%) CISA
2 4 (57.14%) Cybersecurity
3 3 (42.86%) OSCP
3 3 (42.86%) CREST Certified
3 3 (42.86%) C
3 3 (42.86%) C++
3 3 (42.86%) Java
3 3 (42.86%) Perl
3 3 (42.86%) Ruby
4 2 (28.57%) DV Cleared
4 2 (28.57%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Wireless Security
4 2 (28.57%) Data Protection
4 2 (28.57%) CESG CLAS
4 2 (28.57%) CEH
4 2 (28.57%) PHP
4 2 (28.57%) Unix
4 2 (28.57%) Windows
4 2 (28.57%) Python
4 2 (28.57%) Management Information System
4 2 (28.57%) Wireless
4 2 (28.57%) Risk Management
4 2 (28.57%) Finance
4 2 (28.57%) CHECK Team Leader
4 2 (28.57%) Information Assurance
4 2 (28.57%) CLAS

CESG
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) Wireless
1 2 (28.57%) Wireless Security
2 1 (14.29%) Firewall
2 1 (14.29%) Wireshark
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Burp Suite
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (14.29%) Cybersecurity Consultant
1 1 (14.29%) Cybersecurity Manager
1 1 (14.29%) Head of Information
1 1 (14.29%) Head of Information Security
1 1 (14.29%) Head of Security
1 1 (14.29%) Information Analyst
1 1 (14.29%) Information Assurance Manager
1 1 (14.29%) Information Security Analyst
1 1 (14.29%) IT Analyst
1 1 (14.29%) IT Security Analyst
1 1 (14.29%) Penetration Test Consultant
1 1 (14.29%) Penetration Tester
1 1 (14.29%) Risk Consultant
1 1 (14.29%) Security Analyst
1 1 (14.29%) Security Manager
1 1 (14.29%) Security Penetration Tester
1 1 (14.29%) Security Tester
1 1 (14.29%) Team Leader
1 1 (14.29%) Testing Consultant
1 1 (14.29%) Testing Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) HTML
1 1 (14.29%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) CESG CLAS
1 2 (28.57%) Management Information System
1 2 (28.57%) Mobile App
2 1 (14.29%) Algorithms
2 1 (14.29%) Cyber Defence
2 1 (14.29%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (14.29%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Unix
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) Kali Linux
2 1 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Information Security
2 4 (57.14%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (28.57%) Data Loss Prevention
3 2 (28.57%) Data Protection
3 2 (28.57%) Information Assurance
3 2 (28.57%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Risk Management
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (14.29%) Business Development
4 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (14.29%) Identity Management
4 1 (14.29%) Information Security Management
4 1 (14.29%) ISMS
4 1 (14.29%) ITIL
4 1 (14.29%) Regression Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Security Management
4 1 (14.29%) Security Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
4 1 (14.29%) Strategic Planning
4 1 (14.29%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) C
1 3 (42.86%) C++
1 3 (42.86%) Java
1 3 (42.86%) Perl
1 3 (42.86%) Ruby
2 2 (28.57%) PHP
2 2 (28.57%) Python
3 1 (14.29%) C#
3 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) CISA
1 4 (57.14%) CISSP
1 4 (57.14%) SC Cleared
1 4 (57.14%) Security Cleared
2 3 (42.86%) CREST Certified
2 3 (42.86%) OSCP
3 2 (28.57%) CEH
3 2 (28.57%) CHECK Team Leader
3 2 (28.57%) CLAS
3 2 (28.57%) DV Cleared
4 1 (14.29%) CESG Certified Professional
4 1 (14.29%) CGEIT
4 1 (14.29%) CHECK Team Member
4 1 (14.29%) CISM
4 1 (14.29%) Degree
4 1 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (14.29%) SANS
4 1 (14.29%) Tigerscheme
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) BS7799
1 1 (14.29%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 1 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (14.29%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) AirWatch
1 1 (14.29%) Nessus
1 1 (14.29%) Nmap
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Forcepoint
1 1 (14.29%) Juniper
1 1 (14.29%) Sourcefire
1 1 (14.29%) Symantec
1 1 (14.29%) Varonis
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