The table below looks at the prevalence of the term CESG in permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East. 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)
England / South East
Rank 386 413 440
Rank change year-on-year +27 +27  
Permanent jobs citing CESG 10 43 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.067% 0.22% 0.078%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.19% 0.56% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 7 33 10
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -12.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £36,300 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £78,000 £68,750
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 South East with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
South East
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 5165 7641 7489
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 34.58% 39.77% 36.68%
Number of salaries quoted 4187 6342 5883
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

CESG
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 South East

CESG
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for CESG in the South East

CESG
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing CESG in the South East over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for CESG in the South East

CESG
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CESG within the South East region over the 3 months to 24 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
M4 Corridor - 4 £40,000 -
Surrey +29 3 £55,000 +4.76%
East Sussex +6 2 £55,000 -31.25%
Hampshire +17 1 £52,500 +13.51%
CESG
England

CESG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

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 South East region with a requirement for CESG.

1 15 (38.46%) Security Cleared
1 15 (38.46%) CESG Certified Professional
2 13 (33.33%) Risk Assessment
2 13 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 13 (33.33%) Network Security
3 12 (30.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 11 (28.21%) Risk Management
5 10 (25.64%) Information Security
5 10 (25.64%) CISM
5 10 (25.64%) Security Management
5 10 (25.64%) Project Management
5 10 (25.64%) Vulnerability Management
6 9 (23.08%) SIEM
6 9 (23.08%) Security Architecture
6 9 (23.08%) Kalman Filter
6 9 (23.08%) ITIL
6 9 (23.08%) CISSP
6 9 (23.08%) Firewall
6 9 (23.08%) Quality Management
6 9 (23.08%) Service Management
6 9 (23.08%) Information Assurance
7 8 (20.51%) Degree
7 8 (20.51%) TOGAF
7 8 (20.51%) Cybersecurity
8 7 (17.95%) Analytical Skills
8 7 (17.95%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 7 (17.95%) SC Cleared
8 7 (17.95%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (15.38%) CISA
9 6 (15.38%) C++

CESG
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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:

Applications
1 1 (2.56%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.69%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 13 (33.33%) Network Security
2 9 (23.08%) Firewall
General
1 13 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 5 (12.82%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 14 (35.90%) Analyst
1 14 (35.90%) Security Analyst
2 9 (23.08%) IT Analyst
2 9 (23.08%) IT Security Analyst
3 6 (15.38%) Architect
4 5 (12.82%) Consultant
5 4 (10.26%) Account Manager
5 4 (10.26%) Mobile Specialist
5 4 (10.26%) Security Consultant
5 4 (10.26%) Security Manager
5 4 (10.26%) Security Specialist
5 4 (10.26%) Team Leader
6 3 (7.69%) Cybersecurity Architect
6 3 (7.69%) Security Architect
7 2 (5.13%) Security Management Consultant
7 2 (5.13%) Stakeholder Management Consultant
7 2 (5.13%) TOGAF Consultant
8 1 (2.56%) Graduate Consultant
8 1 (2.56%) Junior Security Consultant
8 1 (2.56%) Mobile Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.95%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (15.38%) Smartphone
3 5 (12.82%) CESG CLAS
4 4 (10.26%) Blog
4 4 (10.26%) Data Protection Act
4 4 (10.26%) Freedom of Information Act
4 4 (10.26%) Management Information System
5 3 (7.69%) Cyberthreat
6 1 (2.56%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 5 (12.82%) Android
1 5 (12.82%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (33.33%) Risk Assessment
2 11 (28.21%) Risk Management
3 10 (25.64%) Information Security
3 10 (25.64%) Project Management
3 10 (25.64%) Security Management
3 10 (25.64%) Vulnerability Management
4 9 (23.08%) Information Assurance
4 9 (23.08%) ITIL
4 9 (23.08%) Kalman Filter
4 9 (23.08%) Quality Management
4 9 (23.08%) Security Architecture
4 9 (23.08%) Service Management
4 9 (23.08%) SIEM
5 8 (20.51%) Cybersecurity
5 8 (20.51%) TOGAF
6 7 (17.95%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (17.95%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 6 (15.38%) Trend Analysis
8 5 (12.82%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (12.82%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (15.38%) C++
2 1 (2.56%) C
Qualifications
1 15 (38.46%) CESG Certified Professional
1 15 (38.46%) Security Cleared
2 10 (25.64%) CISM
3 9 (23.08%) CISSP
4 8 (20.51%) Degree
5 7 (17.95%) SC Cleared
6 6 (15.38%) CISA
7 5 (12.82%) CLAS
7 5 (12.82%) DV Cleared
8 4 (10.26%) CHECK Team Leader
9 1 (2.56%) CRISC
9 1 (2.56%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (30.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (10.26%) JSP 440
3 3 (7.69%) GPG13
4 1 (2.56%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 1 (2.56%) ISO27002
4 1 (2.56%) ISO27005
4 1 (2.56%) PCI DSS
4 1 (2.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley