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 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Communications-Electronics Security Group (CESG)
UK / England
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 768 788 833
Rank change year-on-year +20 +45  
Permanent jobs citing CESG 98 123 120
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.12% 0.13% 0.12%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.28% 0.32% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 74 91 103
Median salary £55,000 £65,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.38% +18.18%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £50,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £80,000 £72,000
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £65,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -15.38% +44.44%  

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 35572 38430 42164
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 42.46% 41.55% 41.09%
Number of salaries quoted 27894 31979 33989
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 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £80,000
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 27 June 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 27 June 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
South West +16 34 £45,000 -30.76% 1
London +29 25 £65,000 - 2
South East +38 13 £65,000 +44.44% 4
East of England -10 9 £110,000 +57.14% 1
North West -36 7 £55,000 -8.33%
East Midlands +18 6 £61,250 -2.00%
West Midlands +8 2 £75,000 +25.00% 3
CESG
UK

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 91 (54.82%) Information Security
2 85 (51.20%) CISSP
2 85 (51.20%) Security Cleared
3 68 (40.96%) SC Cleared
4 61 (36.75%) CESG Certified Professional
5 57 (34.34%) Cybersecurity
6 56 (33.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 55 (33.13%) CISM
8 46 (27.71%) DV Cleared
9 44 (26.51%) ITIL
10 43 (25.90%) Information Assurance
11 42 (25.30%) Security Architecture
12 41 (24.70%) Risk Management
13 39 (23.49%) Degree
14 38 (22.89%) CISA
15 34 (20.48%) Windows
16 33 (19.88%) Security Management
17 30 (18.07%) Analytical Skills
18 29 (17.47%) Cisco Certification
18 29 (17.47%) Network Security
19 28 (16.87%) TCP/IP
19 28 (16.87%) Management Information System
19 28 (16.87%) Finance
19 28 (16.87%) Risk Assessment
20 26 (15.66%) Presales
21 24 (14.46%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
21 24 (14.46%) DHCP
21 24 (14.46%) FTP
21 24 (14.46%) HTTP
21 24 (14.46%) SMTP

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 5 (3.01%) MS Exchange
1 5 (3.01%) SharePoint
1 5 (3.01%) Skype for Business
2 3 (1.81%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (1.81%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (1.20%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.60%) Mathcad
Business Applications
1 4 (2.41%) Infor M3
2 3 (1.81%) assyst
2 3 (1.81%) Sentinel
3 2 (1.20%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (1.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (5.42%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (3.01%) Office 365
2 5 (3.01%) OneDrive
3 3 (1.81%) Azure Active Directory
3 3 (1.81%) IaaS
3 3 (1.81%) PaaS
4 1 (0.60%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (17.47%) Network Security
2 28 (16.87%) TCP/IP
3 24 (14.46%) DHCP
3 24 (14.46%) DNS
3 24 (14.46%) FTP
3 24 (14.46%) HTTP
3 24 (14.46%) SMTP
3 24 (14.46%) X.400
4 22 (13.25%) Firewall
5 15 (9.04%) DMZ
6 11 (6.63%) SSL
7 5 (3.01%) Skype
8 4 (2.41%) Internet
9 3 (1.81%) Intrusion Detection
10 2 (1.20%) IPsec
10 2 (1.20%) VPN
10 2 (1.20%) Wireless
11 1 (0.60%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.41%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (1.81%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (1.20%) Metasploit
3 1 (0.60%) RequisitePro
General
1 28 (16.87%) Finance
2 9 (5.42%) Electronics
2 9 (5.42%) Retail
3 8 (4.82%) Local Government
4 6 (3.61%) Publishing
5 5 (3.01%) Aerospace
5 5 (3.01%) Marketing
5 5 (3.01%) Telecoms
6 4 (2.41%) Manufacturing
6 4 (2.41%) Military
7 3 (1.81%) Legal
Job Titles
1 35 (21.08%) Consultant
2 29 (17.47%) Architect
3 28 (16.87%) Security Engineer
4 26 (15.66%) Security Architect
4 26 (15.66%) Security Consultant
5 22 (13.25%) Analyst
6 19 (11.45%) Network Engineer
7 16 (9.64%) Security Analyst
8 14 (8.43%) Network Security Engineer
8 14 (8.43%) Security Manager
9 12 (7.23%) Penetration Tester
9 12 (7.23%) Tester
10 11 (6.63%) Presales Consultant
10 11 (6.63%) Security Presales Consultant
11 10 (6.02%) Information Manager
12 9 (5.42%) Information Security Consultant
12 9 (5.42%) Lead Architect
12 9 (5.42%) Lead Security Architect
12 9 (5.42%) Security Officer
13 7 (4.22%) Information Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.20%) .NET
2 1 (0.60%) CSS
2 1 (0.60%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 30 (18.07%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (16.87%) Management Information System
3 19 (11.45%) CESG CLAS
4 12 (7.23%) PKI
5 10 (6.02%) Computer Science
6 7 (4.22%) Smart Meter
7 6 (3.61%) Data Protection Act
8 5 (3.01%) User Experience
9 4 (2.41%) Cyber Defence
9 4 (2.41%) Freedom of Information
9 4 (2.41%) Security Operations Centre
10 3 (1.81%) Blog
10 3 (1.81%) Cyberthreat
10 3 (1.81%) Data Centre
10 3 (1.81%) Hybrid Cloud
10 3 (1.81%) Private Cloud
10 3 (1.81%) Public Cloud
10 3 (1.81%) Smartphone
10 3 (1.81%) Video Conferencing
11 2 (1.20%) Cyber Attack
Operating Systems
1 34 (20.48%) Windows
2 20 (12.05%) Linux
3 5 (3.01%) Windows 7
4 3 (1.81%) Kali Linux
4 3 (1.81%) Windows 10
5 2 (1.20%) Android
6 1 (0.60%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (54.82%) Information Security
2 57 (34.34%) Cybersecurity
3 44 (26.51%) ITIL
4 43 (25.90%) Information Assurance
5 42 (25.30%) Security Architecture
6 41 (24.70%) Risk Management
7 33 (19.88%) Security Management
8 28 (16.87%) Risk Assessment
9 26 (15.66%) Presales
10 23 (13.86%) Data Protection
11 20 (12.05%) Business Development
11 20 (12.05%) TOGAF
12 19 (11.45%) Penetration Testing
13 18 (10.84%) ISMS
13 18 (10.84%) Stakeholder Management
14 15 (9.04%) Business Continuity
14 15 (9.04%) Information Security Management
14 15 (9.04%) Security Operations
14 15 (9.04%) SIEM
15 14 (8.43%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 13 (7.83%) C
2 10 (6.02%) C++
3 8 (4.82%) SQL
4 5 (3.01%) PowerShell
4 5 (3.01%) VBScript
5 3 (1.81%) Java
6 2 (1.20%) Perl
6 2 (1.20%) PHP
6 2 (1.20%) Python
6 2 (1.20%) Ruby
7 1 (0.60%) C#
7 1 (0.60%) MATLAB
7 1 (0.60%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 85 (51.20%) CISSP
1 85 (51.20%) Security Cleared
2 68 (40.96%) SC Cleared
3 61 (36.75%) CESG Certified Professional
4 55 (33.13%) CISM
5 46 (27.71%) DV Cleared
6 39 (23.49%) Degree
7 38 (22.89%) CISA
8 29 (17.47%) Cisco Certification
9 24 (14.46%) CCNA
9 24 (14.46%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 19 (11.45%) CLAS
11 14 (8.43%) MCSA
11 14 (8.43%) MCSE
11 14 (8.43%) Microsoft Certification
12 12 (7.23%) CEH
12 12 (7.23%) CISMP
13 11 (6.63%) OSCP
14 8 (4.82%) ITIL Certification
15 7 (4.22%) CHECK Team Leader
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (33.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 21 (12.65%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 21 (12.65%) PCI DSS
3 18 (10.84%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 11 (6.63%) JSP 440
5 10 (6.02%) Cyber Essentials
6 7 (4.22%) GDPR
6 7 (4.22%) RMADS
7 6 (3.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 5 (3.01%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 5 (3.01%) QA
8 5 (3.01%) SLA
9 4 (2.41%) ISO 9001
10 3 (1.81%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 3 (1.81%) ISO 22301
10 3 (1.81%) ISO/IEC 27005
11 2 (1.20%) COBIT
11 2 (1.20%) FIPS 140-2
11 2 (1.20%) NIST 800
12 1 (0.60%) ISO 31000
System Software
1 14 (8.43%) vSphere
2 8 (4.82%) Active Directory
3 6 (3.61%) Firmware
4 5 (3.01%) BitLocker
4 5 (3.01%) Microsoft App-V
4 5 (3.01%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (3.01%) XenApp
4 5 (3.01%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (3.01%) Microsoft Intune
1 5 (3.01%) Norton AntiVirus
1 5 (3.01%) SCCM
1 5 (3.01%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 2 (1.20%) Nessus
3 1 (0.60%) AirWatch
3 1 (0.60%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 23 (13.86%) Microsoft
2 12 (7.23%) ArcSight
3 6 (3.61%) Symantec
4 5 (3.01%) Altiris
4 5 (3.01%) AppSense
4 5 (3.01%) Citrix
4 5 (3.01%) LANDesk
4 5 (3.01%) VMware
5 4 (2.41%) hybris
5 4 (2.41%) MuleSoft
5 4 (2.41%) Oracle
6 2 (1.20%) BMC
6 2 (1.20%) HP
6 2 (1.20%) Remedy
6 2 (1.20%) SAP
6 2 (1.20%) Splunk
7 1 (0.60%) CheckPoint
7 1 (0.60%) F5
7 1 (0.60%) Forcepoint
7 1 (0.60%) Sourcefire
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