The table below looks at the prevalence of the term CESG in permanent job vacancies advertised in England. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited CESG over the 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Communications-Electronics Security Group (CESG)
UK / England
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 777 737 854
Rank change year-on-year -40 +117  
Permanent jobs citing CESG 67 181 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.084% 0.18% 0.093%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.22% 0.45% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 38 134 63
Median salary £55,000 £61,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.56% +2.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £44,500 £45,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £57,500 £55,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.54% -8.33%  

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 England with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
England
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 30868 40307 39161
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 38.48% 41.18% 39.06%
Number of salaries quoted 25038 32625 31275
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £79,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

CESG
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England 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 England

CESG
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for CESG in England

CESG
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing CESG in England over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram for CESG in England

CESG
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CESG within the England region over the 3 months to 29 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +35 18 £52,500 -19.23% 4
South West +10 15 £45,000 -25.61% 3
East of England +12 12 £60,000 -14.28%
South East +28 8 £55,000 - 1
East Midlands -12 6 £57,500 +15.00% 1
West Midlands +34 5 £61,250 - 1
CESG
UK

For the 6 months to 29 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 England region with a requirement for CESG.

1 119 (61.34%) Information Security
2 108 (55.67%) Security Cleared
3 98 (50.52%) CISSP
4 85 (43.81%) SC Cleared
5 75 (38.66%) CESG Certified Professional
6 73 (37.63%) Risk Management
7 64 (32.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 61 (31.44%) Management Information System
9 59 (30.41%) CISM
10 56 (28.87%) CISA
11 55 (28.35%) Risk Assessment
12 54 (27.84%) Information Assurance
12 54 (27.84%) Cybersecurity
13 53 (27.32%) ITIL
14 52 (26.80%) Degree
15 50 (25.77%) Security Management
16 40 (20.62%) Analytical Skills
17 38 (19.59%) Security Architecture
18 37 (19.07%) Windows
19 35 (18.04%) Network Security
20 31 (15.98%) DV Cleared
21 30 (15.46%) PCI DSS
21 30 (15.46%) Penetration Testing
21 30 (15.46%) Service Management
21 30 (15.46%) Firewall
22 29 (14.95%) CESG CLAS
22 29 (14.95%) Data Protection
22 29 (14.95%) CLAS
23 26 (13.40%) SIEM
23 26 (13.40%) Incident Management

CESG
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (2.06%) MS Exchange
2 3 (1.55%) IIS
2 3 (1.55%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.55%) Skype for Business
3 2 (1.03%) Confluence
Applications
1 17 (8.76%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.52%) MS Office
2 1 (0.52%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 14 (7.22%) assyst
1 14 (7.22%) Sentinel
2 4 (2.06%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.55%) Office 365
1 3 (1.55%) OneDrive
2 2 (1.03%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.52%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 35 (18.04%) Network Security
2 30 (15.46%) Firewall
3 19 (9.79%) X.400
4 18 (9.28%) HTTP
5 16 (8.25%) TCP/IP
6 15 (7.73%) DHCP
6 15 (7.73%) DMZ
6 15 (7.73%) DNS
6 15 (7.73%) FTP
6 15 (7.73%) SMTP
7 10 (5.15%) Wireless
7 10 (5.15%) Wireless Security
8 8 (4.12%) SSL
9 4 (2.06%) IPsec
9 4 (2.06%) Wi-Fi
10 3 (1.55%) Skype
11 2 (1.03%) VPN
12 1 (0.52%) LAN
12 1 (0.52%) WAN
12 1 (0.52%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.03%) MySQL
2 1 (0.52%) MariaDB
2 1 (0.52%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (1.55%) Metasploit
2 2 (1.03%) JIRA
2 2 (1.03%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (0.52%) Burp Suite
3 1 (0.52%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.52%) Mercurial
3 1 (0.52%) Subversion
General
1 25 (12.89%) Finance
2 18 (9.28%) Telecoms
3 10 (5.15%) Aerospace
3 10 (5.15%) Manufacturing
4 9 (4.64%) Electronics
5 7 (3.61%) Local Government
6 6 (3.09%) Marketing
6 6 (3.09%) Military
6 6 (3.09%) Publishing
7 3 (1.55%) Retail
8 2 (1.03%) Legal
Job Titles
1 46 (23.71%) Consultant
2 32 (16.49%) Security Consultant
3 24 (12.37%) Analyst
4 23 (11.86%) Penetration Tester
4 23 (11.86%) Security Analyst
4 23 (11.86%) Tester
5 21 (10.82%) Architect
6 19 (9.79%) Security Engineer
7 18 (9.28%) Security Architect
8 17 (8.76%) Security Officer
9 15 (7.73%) Information Security Officer
10 13 (6.70%) Security Manager
11 12 (6.19%) Information Officer
11 12 (6.19%) Network Engineer
12 10 (5.15%) Information Security Consultant
12 10 (5.15%) IT Analyst
12 10 (5.15%) Network Security Engineer
12 10 (5.15%) Presales Consultant
12 10 (5.15%) Security Presales Consultant
13 9 (4.64%) Information Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.55%) .NET
1 3 (1.55%) .NET Framework
2 2 (1.03%) HTML
2 2 (1.03%) Zend Framework
3 1 (0.52%) CSS
3 1 (0.52%) jQuery
3 1 (0.52%) JSON
3 1 (0.52%) Kendo UI
3 1 (0.52%) Middleware
3 1 (0.52%) Web Services
3 1 (0.52%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 61 (31.44%) Management Information System
2 40 (20.62%) Analytical Skills
3 29 (14.95%) CESG CLAS
4 14 (7.22%) Data Centre
4 14 (7.22%) Freedom of Information
4 14 (7.22%) Video Conferencing
5 12 (6.19%) Computer Science
5 12 (6.19%) Security Operations Centre
6 10 (5.15%) Mobile App
7 8 (4.12%) Cyberthreat
7 8 (4.12%) Social Media
8 6 (3.09%) Smartphone
9 5 (2.58%) Data Protection Act
10 4 (2.06%) Blog
10 4 (2.06%) Freedom of Information Act
10 4 (2.06%) Life Science
11 3 (1.55%) Driving Licence
11 3 (1.55%) User Experience
12 2 (1.03%) Cyber Attack
12 2 (1.03%) Cyber Defence
Operating Systems
1 37 (19.07%) Windows
2 25 (12.89%) Linux
3 13 (6.70%) Unix
4 5 (2.58%) Android
5 4 (2.06%) AIX
5 4 (2.06%) Kali Linux
5 4 (2.06%) Windows 7
6 2 (1.03%) Windows 10
6 2 (1.03%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.52%) CentOS
7 1 (0.52%) Debian
7 1 (0.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.52%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 119 (61.34%) Information Security
2 73 (37.63%) Risk Management
3 55 (28.35%) Risk Assessment
4 54 (27.84%) Cybersecurity
4 54 (27.84%) Information Assurance
5 53 (27.32%) ITIL
6 50 (25.77%) Security Management
7 38 (19.59%) Security Architecture
8 30 (15.46%) Penetration Testing
8 30 (15.46%) Service Management
9 29 (14.95%) Data Protection
10 26 (13.40%) Incident Management
10 26 (13.40%) SIEM
11 25 (12.89%) Service Delivery
12 24 (12.37%) Business Development
12 24 (12.37%) Cryptography
13 22 (11.34%) Business Continuity
13 22 (11.34%) Project Management
14 21 (10.82%) Information Security Management
14 21 (10.82%) Protective Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 26 (13.40%) C
2 24 (12.37%) C++
3 15 (7.73%) PHP
4 14 (7.22%) Java
5 12 (6.19%) Perl
6 11 (5.67%) Python
6 11 (5.67%) Ruby
7 8 (4.12%) SQL
8 4 (2.06%) C#
9 3 (1.55%) JavaScript
9 3 (1.55%) PowerShell
9 3 (1.55%) VB.NET
9 3 (1.55%) VBScript
10 1 (0.52%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.52%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 108 (55.67%) Security Cleared
2 98 (50.52%) CISSP
3 85 (43.81%) SC Cleared
4 75 (38.66%) CESG Certified Professional
5 59 (30.41%) CISM
6 56 (28.87%) CISA
7 52 (26.80%) Degree
8 31 (15.98%) DV Cleared
9 29 (14.95%) CLAS
10 22 (11.34%) CREST Certified
11 21 (10.82%) ITIL Certification
12 18 (9.28%) CEH
13 17 (8.76%) OSCP
14 15 (7.73%) CCNA
14 15 (7.73%) Cisco Certification
14 15 (7.73%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 12 (6.19%) CHECK Team Leader
16 8 (4.12%) CGEIT
17 7 (3.61%) CRISC
17 7 (3.61%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 64 (32.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 30 (15.46%) PCI DSS
3 24 (12.37%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 22 (11.34%) JSP 440
5 16 (8.25%) Cyber Essentials
6 15 (7.73%) QA
7 14 (7.22%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 10 (5.15%) RMADS
9 7 (3.61%) HMG Infosec
9 7 (3.61%) SLA
10 6 (3.09%) ISO27002
11 5 (2.58%) BS7799
12 3 (1.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 2 (1.03%) COBIT
13 2 (1.03%) GPG13
13 2 (1.03%) ISO27005
System Software
1 10 (5.15%) vSphere
2 4 (2.06%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.55%) BitLocker
3 3 (1.55%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (1.55%) XenApp
3 3 (1.55%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.52%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 4 (2.06%) Nessus
2 3 (1.55%) Microsoft Intune
2 3 (1.55%) Norton AntiVirus
2 3 (1.55%) SCCM
2 3 (1.55%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (0.52%) Ansible
3 1 (0.52%) Nmap
3 1 (0.52%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.52%) Puppet
3 1 (0.52%) Salt
Vendors
1 15 (7.73%) Microsoft
2 4 (2.06%) SAP
2 4 (2.06%) VMware
3 3 (1.55%) Altiris
3 3 (1.55%) AppSense
3 3 (1.55%) Citrix
3 3 (1.55%) LANDesk
3 3 (1.55%) Symantec
4 2 (1.03%) Zend
5 1 (0.52%) Computacenter
5 1 (0.52%) Rackspace
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