Period
to 23 May 2018

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 23 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

CESG Listed Adviser Scheme
UK
6 months to
23 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1167 1145 1187
Rank change year-on-year -22 +42 +57
Permanent jobs citing CESG CLAS 16 21 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.009% 0.012% 0.042%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.022% 0.029% 0.095%
Number of salaries quoted 14 12 78
UK median annual salary £52,500 £66,250 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.75% +1.92% +8.33%
10th Percentile £32,500 £53,250 £33,750
90th Percentile £63,725 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £54,250 £65,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -16.54% +18.18% -8.33%

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 74,016 72,084 87,980
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 43.07% 42.61% 43.83%
Number of salaries quoted 57,741 58,056 71,208
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £48,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -2.56% +7.14%
10th Percentile £27,750 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £83,750 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £41,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +8.43% -2.35% +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 23 May 2018.

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 23 May 2018. 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 -5 16 £52,500 -22.22%
UK excluding London -32 12 £54,250 -16.54%
South West -14 7 £58,000 -14.07%
London -9 4 £35,000 -62.16%
South East -17 3 £52,500 -19.23%
Yorkshire - 2 £42,500 -
North of England - 2 £42,500 -

For the 6 months to 23 May 2018, IT jobs citing CESG CLAS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads with a requirement for CESG CLAS.

1 16 (100.00%) CESG
1 16 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 16 (100.00%) CLAS
2 15 (93.75%) CESG Certified Professional
3 10 (62.50%) Firewall
3 10 (62.50%) IIS
3 10 (62.50%) CISSP
3 10 (62.50%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 9 (56.25%) Internet
4 9 (56.25%) Information Security
4 9 (56.25%) Information Assurance
5 7 (43.75%) DV Cleared
5 7 (43.75%) Security Cleared
5 7 (43.75%) IISP
5 7 (43.75%) Cybersecurity
5 7 (43.75%) RMADS
5 7 (43.75%) Management Information System
6 6 (37.50%) C
7 4 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
7 4 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (25.00%) SC Cleared
8 3 (18.75%) Problem-Solving
8 3 (18.75%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 3 (18.75%) Privileged Password Management
8 3 (18.75%) Cyber Essentials
8 3 (18.75%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 3 (18.75%) Numerate Degree
8 3 (18.75%) Computer Science Degree
8 3 (18.75%) CCSA
8 3 (18.75%) Password Management

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 10 (62.50%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (62.50%) Firewall
2 9 (56.25%) Internet
3 3 (18.75%) DHCP
3 3 (18.75%) DNS
3 3 (18.75%) TCP/IP
4 2 (12.50%) Network Security
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Consultant
1 7 (43.75%) Information Assurance Engineer
1 7 (43.75%) Security Consultant
2 6 (37.50%) Security Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Cybersecurity Consultant
3 3 (18.75%) Information Security Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Junior
3 3 (18.75%) Junior Consultant
3 3 (18.75%) Junior Security Consultant
3 3 (18.75%) Senior Information Security Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Senior Security Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Information Assurance Specialist
4 2 (12.50%) Information Security Specialist
4 2 (12.50%) Information Specialist
4 2 (12.50%) Junior Network Consultant
4 2 (12.50%) Network Consultant
4 2 (12.50%) Network Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Network Security Consultant
4 2 (12.50%) Network Security Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Security Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 16 (100.00%) CESG
2 7 (43.75%) Management Information System
3 3 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (18.75%) Computer Science
3 3 (18.75%) PKI
4 1 (6.25%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) Information Assurance
1 9 (56.25%) Information Security
2 7 (43.75%) Cybersecurity
3 4 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
3 4 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (18.75%) Business Development
4 3 (18.75%) Cryptography
4 3 (18.75%) Network Design
4 3 (18.75%) Password Management
4 3 (18.75%) Privileged Password Management
4 3 (18.75%) Problem-Solving
4 3 (18.75%) Security Architecture
4 3 (18.75%) SIEM
4 3 (18.75%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (12.50%) Data Protection
5 2 (12.50%) Data Security
5 2 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (6.25%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (37.50%) C
Qualifications
1 16 (100.00%) CLAS
2 15 (93.75%) CESG Certified Professional
3 10 (62.50%) CISSP
4 7 (43.75%) DV Cleared
4 7 (43.75%) IISP
4 7 (43.75%) Security Cleared
5 4 (25.00%) SC Cleared
6 3 (18.75%) CCSA
6 3 (18.75%) CCSE
6 3 (18.75%) CISA
6 3 (18.75%) CISM
6 3 (18.75%) Computer Science Degree
6 3 (18.75%) Degree
6 3 (18.75%) Numerate Degree
7 1 (6.25%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
7 1 (6.25%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (62.50%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 7 (43.75%) RMADS
4 3 (18.75%) Cyber Essentials
4 3 (18.75%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
4 3 (18.75%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 2 (12.50%) GDPR
5 2 (12.50%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) CheckPoint
1 3 (18.75%) Clearswift
1 3 (18.75%) Symantec