The table below looks at the prevalence of the term CESG in permanent job vacancies advertised in London. 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)
England / London
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 570 605 623
Rank change year-on-year +35 +18  
Permanent jobs citing CESG 18 49 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.053% 0.12% 0.092%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.12% 0.26% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 10 42 17
Median salary £52,500 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -19.23% +8.33%  
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 London with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
London
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 14656 19154 18698
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 43.35% 45.19% 43.90%
Number of salaries quoted 12029 15978 15168
Median salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.34% +4.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £85,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

CESG
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 London

CESG
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for CESG in London

CESG
Salary Histogram in London

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

Salary histogram for CESG in London

CESG
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CESG within the London 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
City of London +44 1 £75,000 +36.36% 2
CESG
England

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 London region with a requirement for CESG.

1 35 (81.40%) Information Security
2 19 (44.19%) CISSP
2 19 (44.19%) CESG Certified Professional
3 17 (39.53%) Cybersecurity
3 17 (39.53%) CISA
3 17 (39.53%) Security Cleared
4 16 (37.21%) Security Architecture
5 15 (34.88%) SC Cleared
6 14 (32.56%) Information Assurance
6 14 (32.56%) Management Information System
6 14 (32.56%) CESG CLAS
6 14 (32.56%) CLAS
7 12 (27.91%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 12 (27.91%) Degree
8 10 (23.26%) Security Management
8 10 (23.26%) Risk Management
8 10 (23.26%) CISM
9 9 (20.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 9 (20.93%) Business Development
9 9 (20.93%) Penetration Testing
10 8 (18.60%) Social Media
10 8 (18.60%) Information Security Management
10 8 (18.60%) Finance
10 8 (18.60%) Matrix Organization
10 8 (18.60%) CGEIT
11 7 (16.28%) Identity Access Management
11 7 (16.28%) ITIL Certification
11 7 (16.28%) SLA
11 7 (16.28%) C
11 7 (16.28%) C++

CESG
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.33%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.33%) Office 365
1 1 (2.33%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.63%) Firewall
2 4 (9.30%) IPsec
2 4 (9.30%) Wi-Fi
2 4 (9.30%) X.400
3 2 (4.65%) VPN
3 2 (4.65%) Wireless
3 2 (4.65%) Wireless Security
4 1 (2.33%) Skype
4 1 (2.33%) Wireshark
Development Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Burp Suite
General
1 8 (18.60%) Finance
2 2 (4.65%) Legal
2 2 (4.65%) Marketing
3 1 (2.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (18.60%) Architect
1 8 (18.60%) Information Manager
1 8 (18.60%) Penetration Tester
1 8 (18.60%) Security Architect
1 8 (18.60%) Tester
2 7 (16.28%) Consultant
3 6 (13.95%) Security Consultant
4 5 (11.63%) Information Assurance Manager
4 5 (11.63%) Security Manager
5 4 (9.30%) Information Security Manager
5 4 (9.30%) Lead Tester
5 4 (9.30%) Mobile Engineer
5 4 (9.30%) Security Engineer
5 4 (9.30%) Senior Architect
5 4 (9.30%) Senior Security Architect
6 2 (4.65%) Presales Consultant
6 2 (4.65%) Security Presales Consultant
6 2 (4.65%) Security Technical Architect
6 2 (4.65%) Technical Architect
6 2 (4.65%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.33%) HTML
1 1 (2.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 14 (32.56%) CESG CLAS
1 14 (32.56%) Management Information System
2 8 (18.60%) Social Media
3 2 (4.65%) Mobile App
3 2 (4.65%) PKI
4 1 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.33%) Cyber Defence
4 1 (2.33%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (2.33%) Smart Energy
4 1 (2.33%) Smart Meter
4 1 (2.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (16.28%) Windows
2 6 (13.95%) Linux
3 4 (9.30%) AIX
4 2 (4.65%) Unix
5 1 (2.33%) Kali Linux
5 1 (2.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (81.40%) Information Security
2 17 (39.53%) Cybersecurity
3 16 (37.21%) Security Architecture
4 14 (32.56%) Information Assurance
5 10 (23.26%) Risk Management
5 10 (23.26%) Security Management
6 9 (20.93%) Business Development
6 9 (20.93%) Penetration Testing
7 8 (18.60%) Information Security Management
7 8 (18.60%) Matrix Organization
8 7 (16.28%) Identity Access Management
8 7 (16.28%) ISMS
8 7 (16.28%) ITIL
8 7 (16.28%) Reverse Engineering
8 7 (16.28%) Service Delivery
9 6 (13.95%) Cryptography
9 6 (13.95%) Risk Assessment
10 5 (11.63%) Ethical Hacking
11 4 (9.30%) Change Control
11 4 (9.30%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 7 (16.28%) C
1 7 (16.28%) C++
2 3 (6.98%) Java
2 3 (6.98%) Perl
2 3 (6.98%) Ruby
3 2 (4.65%) PHP
3 2 (4.65%) Python
4 1 (2.33%) C#
4 1 (2.33%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.33%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 19 (44.19%) CESG Certified Professional
1 19 (44.19%) CISSP
2 17 (39.53%) CISA
2 17 (39.53%) Security Cleared
3 15 (34.88%) SC Cleared
4 14 (32.56%) CLAS
5 12 (27.91%) Degree
6 10 (23.26%) CISM
7 8 (18.60%) CGEIT
8 7 (16.28%) ITIL Certification
8 7 (16.28%) OSCP
9 5 (11.63%) CRISC
10 4 (9.30%) CEH
10 4 (9.30%) ISTQB
11 3 (6.98%) CREST Certified
11 3 (6.98%) DV Cleared
12 2 (4.65%) CHECK Team Leader
13 1 (2.33%) CHECK Team Member
13 1 (2.33%) Tigerscheme
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (27.91%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 9 (20.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (16.28%) SLA
4 5 (11.63%) BS7799
5 2 (4.65%) ISO27002
5 2 (4.65%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (2.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.33%) BitLocker
1 1 (2.33%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (2.33%) XenApp
1 1 (2.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Intune
1 1 (2.33%) Nessus
1 1 (2.33%) Nmap
1 1 (2.33%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (2.33%) SCCM
1 1 (2.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 1 (2.33%) Altiris
1 1 (2.33%) AppSense
1 1 (2.33%) Citrix
1 1 (2.33%) LANDesk
1 1 (2.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (2.33%) Symantec
1 1 (2.33%) VMware
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