Period
to 21 October 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 21 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

CESG Listed Adviser Scheme
UK
6 months to
21 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1153 1176 1247
Rank change year-on-year +23 +71 -29
Permanent jobs citing CESG CLAS 25 46 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.014% 0.024% 0.025%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.033% 0.059% 0.060%
Number of salaries quoted 20 44 38
UK median annual salary £67,500 £70,000 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.57% +3.70% +21.62%
10th Percentile £49,525 £60,000 £36,079
90th Percentile £115,000 £76,250 £77,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £67,500 £70,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -3.57% +16.67% +14.29%

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 75301 78287 91139
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 43.26% 40.97% 41.60%
Number of salaries quoted 56522 64209 72964
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 £26,750
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

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 21 October 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 21 October 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 +42 23 £67,500 -3.57%
UK excluding London +45 20 £67,500 -3.57%
South East - 8 £60,000 -
South West +4 6 £67,500 +1.89%
London +24 5 £77,500 +19.23%
East of England +11 4 £110,000 +57.14%
Scotland -11 2 £51,500 -14.17%

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 25 (100.00%) CESG
1 25 (100.00%) CLAS
2 22 (88.00%) Information Security
2 22 (88.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 19 (76.00%) CESG Certified Professional
4 16 (64.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 15 (60.00%) Cybersecurity
6 14 (56.00%) Security Cleared
6 14 (56.00%) CISSP
7 13 (52.00%) Risk Management
7 13 (52.00%) Information Assurance
8 12 (48.00%) DV Cleared
9 11 (44.00%) Security Architecture
10 10 (40.00%) SC Cleared
11 9 (36.00%) RMADS
12 8 (32.00%) C
12 8 (32.00%) CISM
12 8 (32.00%) Firewall
12 8 (32.00%) Data Protection
12 8 (32.00%) GDPR
13 7 (28.00%) Data Protection Act
14 6 (24.00%) Internet
14 6 (24.00%) IIS
14 6 (24.00%) Risk Assessment
14 6 (24.00%) CISA
14 6 (24.00%) IISP
15 5 (20.00%) Analytics
15 5 (20.00%) Master's Degree
15 5 (20.00%) Internal Audit
15 5 (20.00%) Management Information System

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 6 (24.00%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (32.00%) Firewall
2 6 (24.00%) Internet
3 2 (8.00%) TCP/IP
General
1 5 (20.00%) Finance
1 5 (20.00%) Publishing
2 2 (8.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (36.00%) Information Manager
2 7 (28.00%) Security Manager
3 6 (24.00%) Information Assurance Leader
4 5 (20.00%) Chief Information Officer
4 5 (20.00%) Chief Information Security Officer
4 5 (20.00%) Chief Security Officer
4 5 (20.00%) CIO
4 5 (20.00%) Information Assurance Manager
4 5 (20.00%) Information Security Officer
4 5 (20.00%) Security Officer
5 4 (16.00%) Consultant
5 4 (16.00%) Information Security Manager
5 4 (16.00%) Security Consultant
6 3 (12.00%) Architect
6 3 (12.00%) Cybersecurity Architect
6 3 (12.00%) Information Risk Manager
6 3 (12.00%) Information Security Risk Manager
6 3 (12.00%) Risk Manager
6 3 (12.00%) Security Architect
6 3 (12.00%) Security Assurance Manager
Miscellaneous
1 25 (100.00%) CESG
2 7 (28.00%) Data Protection Act
3 5 (20.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.00%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.00%) Apple iOS
1 2 (8.00%) Linux
1 2 (8.00%) Mac OS X
1 2 (8.00%) Windows
1 2 (8.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (88.00%) Information Security
2 15 (60.00%) Cybersecurity
3 13 (52.00%) Information Assurance
3 13 (52.00%) Risk Management
4 11 (44.00%) Security Architecture
5 8 (32.00%) Data Protection
6 6 (24.00%) Risk Assessment
7 5 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (20.00%) Analytics
7 5 (20.00%) Business Continuity
7 5 (20.00%) CRAMM
7 5 (20.00%) Information Management
7 5 (20.00%) Internal Audit
7 5 (20.00%) Performance Management
7 5 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (12.00%) Network Design
8 3 (12.00%) Technical Architecture
9 2 (8.00%) DRM
9 2 (8.00%) ITIL
9 2 (8.00%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (32.00%) C
Qualifications
1 25 (100.00%) CLAS
2 19 (76.00%) CESG Certified Professional
3 14 (56.00%) CISSP
3 14 (56.00%) Security Cleared
4 12 (48.00%) DV Cleared
5 10 (40.00%) SC Cleared
6 8 (32.00%) CISM
7 6 (24.00%) CISA
7 6 (24.00%) IISP
8 5 (20.00%) Degree
8 5 (20.00%) Master's Degree
9 1 (4.00%) CRISC
9 1 (4.00%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (88.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 16 (64.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 9 (36.00%) RMADS
4 8 (32.00%) GDPR
5 5 (20.00%) ISO 9001
6 3 (12.00%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 1 (4.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (8.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (8.00%) Apple