Period
to 18 November 2017

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 6 months to 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Communications-Electronics Security Group (CESG)
UK > England
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 974 903 1037
Rank change year-on-year -71 +134 -5
Permanent jobs citing CESG 185 286 240
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.11% 0.16% 0.12%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.25% 0.39% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 135 221 163
England median annual salary £57,500 £62,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.00% +19.05% -5.41%
10th Percentile £35,000 £40,000 £35,200
90th Percentile £83,250 £95,000 £80,000
UK median annual salary £60,000 £62,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year -4.00% +19.05% -5.41%

CESG is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following 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.

All Generic IT Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 72675 73611 86834
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 43.33% 41.08% 42.14%
Number of salaries quoted 55060 61038 70291
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +3.26%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,500 £80,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

CESG
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing CESG as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

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 6 months to 18 November 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 6 months to 18 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South West +6 79 £45,000 -20.46% 2
London -13 50 £65,000 -16.13% 7
South East +14 25 £58,750 +30.56%
North of England -22 13 £61,507 +11.83% 1
North West -11 11 £65,000 +13.04%
East of England +5 10 £110,000 +57.14%
Midlands +4 6 £52,500 -19.23%
West Midlands +4 4 £52,500 -19.23%
East Midlands +31 2 - -
North East +10 2 £56,136 +7.95% 1
CESG
UK

For the 6 months to 18 November 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.

1 104 (56.22%) Information Security
2 97 (52.43%) CISSP
3 95 (51.35%) Security Cleared
4 73 (39.46%) CESG Certified Professional
5 71 (38.38%) SC Cleared
5 71 (38.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 65 (35.14%) DV Cleared
7 63 (34.05%) Firewall
8 62 (33.51%) Cybersecurity
9 54 (29.19%) Windows
10 53 (28.65%) Security Architecture
11 51 (27.57%) Network Security
12 48 (25.95%) CISM
13 45 (24.32%) Information Assurance
14 44 (23.78%) Linux
15 43 (23.24%) TCP/IP
16 41 (22.16%) Degree
17 40 (21.62%) Cisco Certification
18 37 (20.00%) ITIL
19 34 (18.38%) Analytical Skills
20 32 (17.30%) HTTP
20 32 (17.30%) Management Information System
21 31 (16.76%) DNS
22 30 (16.22%) DHCP
22 30 (16.22%) FTP
22 30 (16.22%) SMTP
22 30 (16.22%) X.400
22 30 (16.22%) CCNA
22 30 (16.22%) Finance
22 30 (16.22%) ITIL Foundation Certificate

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 12 (6.49%) IIS
2 5 (2.70%) SAS
3 4 (2.16%) MS Exchange
4 2 (1.08%) Confluence
4 2 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (1.08%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.08%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.54%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 1 (0.54%) Mathcad
1 1 (0.54%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.08%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (1.08%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 2 (1.08%) Amazon S3
2 2 (1.08%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
2 2 (1.08%) AWS Lambda
2 2 (1.08%) Azure Active Directory
2 2 (1.08%) IaaS
2 2 (1.08%) Office 365
2 2 (1.08%) OneDrive
2 2 (1.08%) OpenShift
2 2 (1.08%) PaaS
2 2 (1.08%) Route 53
2 2 (1.08%) Serverless
2 2 (1.08%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 63 (34.05%) Firewall
2 51 (27.57%) Network Security
3 43 (23.24%) TCP/IP
4 32 (17.30%) HTTP
5 31 (16.76%) DNS
6 30 (16.22%) DHCP
6 30 (16.22%) FTP
6 30 (16.22%) SMTP
6 30 (16.22%) X.400
7 24 (12.97%) DMZ
8 15 (8.11%) Wireless
9 13 (7.03%) Internet
10 12 (6.49%) BIG-IP
11 7 (3.78%) IPsec
12 5 (2.70%) Wi-Fi
13 3 (1.62%) VPN
14 2 (1.08%) Skype
14 2 (1.08%) SSL
15 1 (0.54%) HTTPS
15 1 (0.54%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.08%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 2 (1.08%) Amazon RDS
1 2 (1.08%) Apache Cassandra
1 2 (1.08%) MongoDB
1 2 (1.08%) MySQL
1 2 (1.08%) NoSQL
1 2 (1.08%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (1.08%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (1.08%) Artifactory
1 2 (1.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (1.08%) Jenkins
1 2 (1.08%) JIRA
1 2 (1.08%) SonarQube
1 2 (1.08%) Sonatype Nexus
1 2 (1.08%) Vagrant
2 1 (0.54%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (0.54%) RequisitePro
General
1 30 (16.22%) Finance
2 12 (6.49%) Retail
3 10 (5.41%) Electronics
4 9 (4.86%) Telecoms
5 6 (3.24%) Marketing
6 5 (2.70%) Publishing
7 4 (2.16%) Aerospace
7 4 (2.16%) Banking
7 4 (2.16%) Law
7 4 (2.16%) Legal
7 4 (2.16%) Local Government
8 2 (1.08%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.54%) Automotive
9 1 (0.54%) Games
9 1 (0.54%) Military
Job Titles
1 46 (24.86%) Security Engineer
2 39 (21.08%) Consultant
3 34 (18.38%) Architect
4 33 (17.84%) Security Architect
5 30 (16.22%) Security Consultant
6 24 (12.97%) Network Engineer
7 22 (11.89%) Network Security Engineer
7 22 (11.89%) Security Manager
8 17 (9.19%) Analyst
9 16 (8.65%) Information Assurance Leader
10 14 (7.57%) Information Manager
10 14 (7.57%) IT Engineer
10 14 (7.57%) IT Security Engineer
11 10 (5.41%) Security Analyst
12 9 (4.86%) Information Analyst
12 9 (4.86%) Information Security Analyst
12 9 (4.86%) Security Solutions Architect
12 9 (4.86%) Solutions Architect
13 8 (4.32%) Cybersecurity Consultant
13 8 (4.32%) Information Assurance Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (3.78%) OAuth
1 7 (3.78%) OpenID
1 7 (3.78%) REST
1 7 (3.78%) SAML
1 7 (3.78%) SOAP
1 7 (3.78%) Web Services
2 2 (1.08%) .NET
2 2 (1.08%) Elastic Stack
2 2 (1.08%) Middleware
3 1 (0.54%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 34 (18.38%) Analytical Skills
2 32 (17.30%) Management Information System
3 27 (14.59%) CESG CLAS
4 12 (6.49%) Data Protection Act
5 10 (5.41%) PKI
6 7 (3.78%) Smart Meter
7 6 (3.24%) Security Operations Centre
8 5 (2.70%) Cybercrime
9 4 (2.16%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 4 (2.16%) Freedom of Information
9 4 (2.16%) Mobile App
9 4 (2.16%) Public Cloud
10 3 (1.62%) Cyberthreat
10 3 (1.62%) Internet of Things
11 2 (1.08%) Blackberry
11 2 (1.08%) Computer Science
11 2 (1.08%) Embedded Systems
11 2 (1.08%) Hybrid Cloud
11 2 (1.08%) Private Cloud
11 2 (1.08%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 54 (29.19%) Windows
2 44 (23.78%) Linux
3 10 (5.41%) Unix
4 5 (2.70%) Android
5 4 (2.16%) Windows 7
5 4 (2.16%) Windows Server
6 2 (1.08%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.08%) CentOS
6 2 (1.08%) CoreOS
6 2 (1.08%) Kali Linux
6 2 (1.08%) Mac OS X
6 2 (1.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.08%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (56.22%) Information Security
2 62 (33.51%) Cybersecurity
3 53 (28.65%) Security Architecture
4 45 (24.32%) Information Assurance
5 37 (20.00%) ITIL
6 29 (15.68%) TOGAF
7 25 (13.51%) Virtual Environments
8 22 (11.89%) Infrastructure Management
8 22 (11.89%) Root Cause Analysis
9 21 (11.35%) Business Continuity
9 21 (11.35%) Risk Management
9 21 (11.35%) SIEM
10 20 (10.81%) ISMS
11 19 (10.27%) Risk Assessment
12 18 (9.73%) Identity Access Management
13 17 (9.19%) Data Protection
13 17 (9.19%) SABSA
14 16 (8.65%) Penetration Testing
15 15 (8.11%) Disaster Recovery
15 15 (8.11%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (10.27%) C
2 8 (4.32%) C++
3 7 (3.78%) Java
4 4 (2.16%) Python
5 3 (1.62%) SQL
6 2 (1.08%) Bash Shell
6 2 (1.08%) C#
6 2 (1.08%) PL/SQL
6 2 (1.08%) PowerShell
6 2 (1.08%) R
6 2 (1.08%) Ruby
6 2 (1.08%) VB.NET
6 2 (1.08%) VBScript
7 1 (0.54%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 97 (52.43%) CISSP
2 95 (51.35%) Security Cleared
3 73 (39.46%) CESG Certified Professional
4 71 (38.38%) SC Cleared
5 65 (35.14%) DV Cleared
6 48 (25.95%) CISM
7 41 (22.16%) Degree
8 40 (21.62%) Cisco Certification
9 30 (16.22%) CCNA
9 30 (16.22%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 27 (14.59%) CLAS
11 22 (11.89%) CEH
12 13 (7.03%) CISA
12 13 (7.03%) IISP
13 11 (5.95%) ISSAP
13 11 (5.95%) SSCP
14 10 (5.41%) CREST Certified
14 10 (5.41%) MCSA
14 10 (5.41%) MCSE
14 10 (5.41%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 71 (38.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 26 (14.05%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 23 (12.43%) GDPR
3 23 (12.43%) RMADS
4 18 (9.73%) PCI DSS
5 12 (6.49%) JSP 440
6 9 (4.86%) Cyber Essentials
6 9 (4.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 8 (4.32%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 5 (2.70%) COBIT
8 5 (2.70%) ISO 9001
8 5 (2.70%) SAS 70
9 3 (1.62%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 3 (1.62%) NIST 800
10 2 (1.08%) HIPAA
11 1 (0.54%) ISO 22301
11 1 (0.54%) ISO 31000
11 1 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 27005
11 1 (0.54%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (11.89%) vSphere
2 8 (4.32%) Active Directory
3 6 (3.24%) Firmware
4 2 (1.08%) BitLocker
4 2 (1.08%) Docker
4 2 (1.08%) GlusterFS
4 2 (1.08%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (1.08%) VirtualBox
4 2 (1.08%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.08%) XenApp
4 2 (1.08%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 12 (6.49%) FortiGate
2 4 (2.16%) SCCM
3 2 (1.08%) Ansible
3 2 (1.08%) Kubernetes
3 2 (1.08%) Microsoft Intune
3 2 (1.08%) Nagios
3 2 (1.08%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (1.08%) OSSEC
3 2 (1.08%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 2 (1.08%) Terraform
Vendors
1 29 (15.68%) Microsoft
2 15 (8.11%) Cisco
3 12 (6.49%) CheckPoint
3 12 (6.49%) F5
4 8 (4.32%) ArcSight
5 2 (1.08%) Altiris
5 2 (1.08%) Apple
5 2 (1.08%) AppSense
5 2 (1.08%) Capita
5 2 (1.08%) Citrix
5 2 (1.08%) HP
5 2 (1.08%) LANDesk
5 2 (1.08%) New Relic
5 2 (1.08%) Oracle
5 2 (1.08%) Red Hat
5 2 (1.08%) SAP
5 2 (1.08%) Symantec
5 2 (1.08%) VMware
6 1 (0.54%) IBM