Period
to 20 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term CESG CLAS in permanent job vacancies. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited CESG CLAS over the 6 months to 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

CESG Listed Adviser Scheme
UK
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1160 1178 1259
Rank change year-on-year +18 +81 -59
Permanent jobs citing CESG CLAS 29 41 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.016% 0.022% 0.024%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.037% 0.054% 0.057%
Number of salaries quoted 23 38 32
UK median annual salary £67,500 £70,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.57% - +19.66%
10th Percentile £51,300 £60,000 £41,750
90th Percentile £115,000 £87,500 £80,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £67,500 £70,000 £67,500
% change year-on-year -3.57% +3.70% +12.50%

CESG CLAS 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 with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 77349 76453 91776
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 43.03% 40.87% 41.96%
Number of salaries quoted 58327 62791 73520
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%

CESG CLAS
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for CESG CLAS in the UK

CESG CLAS
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for CESG CLAS in the UK

CESG CLAS
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing CESG CLAS over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for CESG CLAS in the UK

CESG CLAS
Top 7 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CESG CLAS within the UK over the 6 months to 20 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
England +38 27 £67,500 -3.57% 1
UK excluding London +37 24 £67,500 -3.57% 1
South West +15 9 £67,500 - 1
South East - 9 £60,000 -
London -7 5 £77,500 +14.81%
East of England -2 4 £110,000 +57.14%
Scotland -18 2 £51,500 -14.17%

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, IT jobs citing CESG CLAS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for CESG CLAS.

1 29 (100.00%) CESG
1 29 (100.00%) CLAS
2 26 (89.66%) Information Security
3 25 (86.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 23 (79.31%) CESG Certified Professional
5 19 (65.52%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 18 (62.07%) Security Cleared
7 17 (58.62%) CISSP
8 16 (55.17%) Information Assurance
8 16 (55.17%) DV Cleared
9 15 (51.72%) Risk Management
9 15 (51.72%) Cybersecurity
10 13 (44.83%) RMADS
11 12 (41.38%) SC Cleared
12 11 (37.93%) Security Architecture
12 11 (37.93%) Firewall
13 10 (34.48%) C
14 9 (31.03%) IIS
14 9 (31.03%) Internet
14 9 (31.03%) IISP
15 8 (27.59%) GDPR
15 8 (27.59%) CISM
15 8 (27.59%) Data Protection
16 7 (24.14%) Data Protection Act
17 6 (20.69%) Degree
17 6 (20.69%) CISA
17 6 (20.69%) Management Information System
17 6 (20.69%) Risk Assessment
17 6 (20.69%) Master's Degree
17 6 (20.69%) Analytics

CESG CLAS
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 (31.03%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.34%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (37.93%) Firewall
2 9 (31.03%) Internet
3 2 (6.90%) TCP/IP
General
1 5 (17.24%) Finance
1 5 (17.24%) Publishing
2 2 (6.90%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (37.93%) Information Manager
2 9 (31.03%) Information Assurance Leader
3 8 (27.59%) Security Manager
4 6 (20.69%) Information Assurance Manager
5 5 (17.24%) Chief Information Officer
5 5 (17.24%) Chief Information Security Officer
5 5 (17.24%) Chief Security Officer
5 5 (17.24%) CIO
5 5 (17.24%) Information Security Manager
5 5 (17.24%) Information Security Officer
5 5 (17.24%) Security Officer
6 4 (13.79%) Consultant
6 4 (13.79%) Information Risk Manager
6 4 (13.79%) Information Security Risk Manager
6 4 (13.79%) Risk Manager
6 4 (13.79%) Security Consultant
7 3 (10.34%) Architect
7 3 (10.34%) Cybersecurity Architect
7 3 (10.34%) Security Architect
7 3 (10.34%) Security Assurance Manager
Miscellaneous
1 29 (100.00%) CESG
2 7 (24.14%) Data Protection Act
3 6 (20.69%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.45%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.90%) Apple iOS
1 2 (6.90%) Linux
1 2 (6.90%) Mac OS X
1 2 (6.90%) Windows
1 2 (6.90%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (89.66%) Information Security
2 16 (55.17%) Information Assurance
3 15 (51.72%) Cybersecurity
3 15 (51.72%) Risk Management
4 11 (37.93%) Security Architecture
5 8 (27.59%) Data Protection
6 6 (20.69%) Analytics
6 6 (20.69%) Risk Assessment
7 5 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (17.24%) Business Continuity
7 5 (17.24%) CRAMM
7 5 (17.24%) Information Management
7 5 (17.24%) Internal Audit
7 5 (17.24%) Performance Management
7 5 (17.24%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (10.34%) Network Design
8 3 (10.34%) Technical Architecture
9 2 (6.90%) Business Development
9 2 (6.90%) DRM
9 2 (6.90%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (34.48%) C
Qualifications
1 29 (100.00%) CLAS
2 23 (79.31%) CESG Certified Professional
3 18 (62.07%) Security Cleared
4 17 (58.62%) CISSP
5 16 (55.17%) DV Cleared
6 12 (41.38%) SC Cleared
7 9 (31.03%) IISP
8 8 (27.59%) CISM
9 6 (20.69%) CISA
9 6 (20.69%) Degree
9 6 (20.69%) Master's Degree
10 1 (3.45%) CRISC
10 1 (3.45%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (86.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 19 (65.52%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 13 (44.83%) RMADS
4 8 (27.59%) GDPR
5 5 (17.24%) ISO 9001
6 3 (10.34%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 1 (3.45%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (6.90%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (6.90%) Apple