Period
to 24 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term CESG in permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited CESG over the 6 months to 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Communications-Electronics Security Group (CESG)
England > South West
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 249 287 310
Rank change year-on-year +38 +23 +16
Permanent jobs citing CESG 81 63 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.79% 0.58% 0.37%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.06% 1.53% 0.96%
Number of salaries quoted 65 55 20
South West median annual salary £45,000 £55,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.18% -4.35% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £36,950 £40,750
90th Percentile £75,750 £90,000 £83,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £61,346 £52,500
% change year-on-year -10.34% +16.85% -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 the South West with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
South West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 3935 4124 4564
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 38.31% 37.88% 38.32%
Number of salaries quoted 3112 3397 3711
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +2.56%
10th Percentile £24,000 £24,500 £23,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £66,250 £63,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +3.26%

CESG
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing CESG as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for CESG in the South West

CESG
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Salary trend for CESG in the South West

CESG
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing CESG in the South West over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for CESG in the South West

CESG
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CESG within the South West region over the 6 months to 24 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
Wiltshire +21 40 £45,000 +12.50% 3
Gloucestershire +31 12 £67,500 +11.57% 1
Cornwall - 12 £35,000 -
Bristol -35 7 £60,000 -14.29%
Dorset -2 5 £55,000 -
CESG
England

For the 6 months to 24 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 South West region with a requirement for CESG.

1 61 (75.31%) Security Cleared
2 53 (65.43%) DV Cleared
3 49 (60.49%) SC Cleared
4 43 (53.09%) Firewall
5 42 (51.85%) CISSP
6 40 (49.38%) Information Security
7 36 (44.44%) CESG Certified Professional
8 34 (41.98%) Windows
9 33 (40.74%) HTTP
9 33 (40.74%) TCP/IP
10 30 (37.04%) SMTP
10 30 (37.04%) DHCP
10 30 (37.04%) FTP
10 30 (37.04%) Cisco Certification
10 30 (37.04%) DNS
10 30 (37.04%) ITIL
10 30 (37.04%) CCNA
10 30 (37.04%) X.400
10 30 (37.04%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 30 (37.04%) Analytical Skills
11 28 (34.57%) Linux
11 28 (34.57%) Information Assurance
12 27 (33.33%) Network Security
13 22 (27.16%) vSphere
13 22 (27.16%) Root Cause Analysis
13 22 (27.16%) Microsoft
13 22 (27.16%) DMZ
13 22 (27.16%) Infrastructure Management
13 22 (27.16%) Virtual Environments
14 20 (24.69%) Degree

CESG
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 9 (11.11%) IIS
2 3 (3.70%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (3.70%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (3.70%) Amazon ElastiCache
1 3 (3.70%) Amazon S3
1 3 (3.70%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
1 3 (3.70%) AWS Lambda
1 3 (3.70%) OpenShift
1 3 (3.70%) Route 53
1 3 (3.70%) Serverless
1 3 (3.70%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 1 (1.23%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 43 (53.09%) Firewall
2 33 (40.74%) HTTP
2 33 (40.74%) TCP/IP
3 30 (37.04%) DHCP
3 30 (37.04%) DNS
3 30 (37.04%) FTP
3 30 (37.04%) SMTP
3 30 (37.04%) X.400
4 27 (33.33%) Network Security
5 22 (27.16%) DMZ
6 12 (14.81%) BIG-IP
6 12 (14.81%) Wireless
7 9 (11.11%) Internet
8 3 (3.70%) SSL
8 3 (3.70%) VPN
9 2 (2.47%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.70%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 3 (3.70%) Amazon RDS
1 3 (3.70%) Apache Cassandra
1 3 (3.70%) MongoDB
1 3 (3.70%) MySQL
1 3 (3.70%) NoSQL
1 3 (3.70%) PostgreSQL
1 3 (3.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (3.70%) Artifactory
1 3 (3.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 3 (3.70%) Jenkins
1 3 (3.70%) JIRA
1 3 (3.70%) SonarQube
1 3 (3.70%) Sonatype Nexus
1 3 (3.70%) Vagrant
General
1 4 (4.94%) Legal
2 2 (2.47%) Aerospace
2 2 (2.47%) Finance
3 1 (1.23%) Electronics
3 1 (1.23%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.23%) Marketing
3 1 (1.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 36 (44.44%) Security Engineer
2 22 (27.16%) Network Engineer
3 20 (24.69%) Network Security Engineer
4 16 (19.75%) Consultant
5 15 (18.52%) Information Assurance Leader
6 12 (14.81%) IT Engineer
6 12 (14.81%) IT Security Engineer
7 9 (11.11%) Security Consultant
8 8 (9.88%) Analyst
9 7 (8.64%) Information Manager
9 7 (8.64%) SIEM Analyst
10 6 (7.41%) Information Assurance Manager
11 5 (6.17%) Information Assurance Engineer
12 4 (4.94%) Information Security Consultant
13 3 (3.70%) Architect
13 3 (3.70%) DevOps Engineer
13 3 (3.70%) Information Security Engineer
13 3 (3.70%) Security Architect
14 2 (2.47%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 2 (2.47%) Principal Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.70%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (1.23%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 30 (37.04%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (23.46%) Management Information System
3 9 (11.11%) CESG CLAS
4 4 (4.94%) Freedom of Information
5 3 (3.70%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.23%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.23%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 34 (41.98%) Windows
2 28 (34.57%) Linux
3 3 (3.70%) CentOS
3 3 (3.70%) CoreOS
3 3 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.23%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (49.38%) Information Security
2 30 (37.04%) ITIL
3 28 (34.57%) Information Assurance
4 22 (27.16%) Infrastructure Management
4 22 (27.16%) Root Cause Analysis
4 22 (27.16%) Virtual Environments
5 19 (23.46%) SIEM
6 15 (18.52%) Cybersecurity
7 12 (14.81%) ISMS
7 12 (14.81%) Security Management
8 11 (13.58%) Information Security Management
8 11 (13.58%) Protective Monitoring
9 10 (12.35%) Business Continuity
9 10 (12.35%) Disaster Recovery
9 10 (12.35%) QMS
9 10 (12.35%) Quality Management
9 10 (12.35%) Security Architecture
9 10 (12.35%) Security Auditing
10 8 (9.88%) Proactive Monitoring
10 8 (9.88%) Security Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 11 (13.58%) C
2 4 (4.94%) SQL
3 3 (3.70%) Bash Shell
3 3 (3.70%) Java
3 3 (3.70%) PL/SQL
3 3 (3.70%) Python
3 3 (3.70%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 61 (75.31%) Security Cleared
2 53 (65.43%) DV Cleared
3 49 (60.49%) SC Cleared
4 42 (51.85%) CISSP
5 36 (44.44%) CESG Certified Professional
6 30 (37.04%) CCNA
6 30 (37.04%) Cisco Certification
6 30 (37.04%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 20 (24.69%) Degree
8 9 (11.11%) CLAS
8 9 (11.11%) IISP
9 8 (9.88%) CISMP
9 8 (9.88%) MCSA
9 8 (9.88%) MCSE
9 8 (9.88%) Microsoft Certification
10 6 (7.41%) Master's Degree
11 4 (4.94%) SANS
12 1 (1.23%) CompTIA Security+
12 1 (1.23%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (23.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 19 (23.46%) RMADS
2 13 (16.05%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 11 (13.58%) JSP 440
System Software
1 22 (27.16%) vSphere
2 3 (3.70%) Docker
2 3 (3.70%) GlusterFS
2 3 (3.70%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 12 (14.81%) FortiGate
2 3 (3.70%) Ansible
2 3 (3.70%) Kubernetes
2 3 (3.70%) Nagios
2 3 (3.70%) OSSEC
2 3 (3.70%) Terraform
Vendors
1 22 (27.16%) Microsoft
2 15 (18.52%) Cisco
3 12 (14.81%) CheckPoint
3 12 (14.81%) F5
4 8 (9.88%) ArcSight
5 3 (3.70%) New Relic
5 3 (3.70%) Oracle
5 3 (3.70%) Red Hat
6 2 (2.47%) Capita
7 1 (1.23%) SAP