The table below looks at the prevalence of the term CESG in permanent job vacancies. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited CESG over the 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Communications-Electronics Security Group (CESG)
UK
Rank 781 755 866
Rank change year-on-year -26 +111  
Permanent jobs citing CESG 79 201 100
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.094% 0.19% 0.094%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.25% 0.47% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 47 143 69
Median salary £57,500 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.16% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £44,250 £42,500 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,250 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £57,500 £55,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.54% -8.33%  

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 with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 32227 42353 41407
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 38.39% 40.97% 38.90%
Number of salaries quoted 25923 33810 32696
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

CESG
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 UK

CESG
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for CESG in the UK

CESG
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing CESG over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Salary histogram for CESG in the UK

CESG
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CESG within the UK over the 3 months to 26 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
England -4 68 £55,000 -8.33% 17
South West +6 17 £45,000 -25.61% 6
London +46 16 £52,500 -19.23% 4
Hertfordshire +15 11 £60,000 -14.28%
East of England +13 11 £60,000 -14.28%
Hemel Hempstead +4 11 £60,000 -14.28%
South East +26 10 £55,000 - 1
Wiltshire +20 7 £45,000 -30.76%
East Midlands -6 6 £57,500 +15.00% 1
West Midlands +40 5 £61,250 - 2
Wales - 5 - - 1
Birmingham - 5 £61,250 - 2
Salisbury - 5 £45,000 -
Swansea - 5 - -
West Wales - 5 - -
Bristol -2 4 £57,500 +27.77% 4
M4 Corridor - 4 £40,000 -
Surrey +29 3 £55,000 +4.76%
Leicester -16 3 £42,500 -5.55%
Leicestershire -24 3 £42,500 -29.16%
Avon - 3 - -
Staines - 3 £55,000 -
Swindon +12 2 - -
Brighton +11 2 £55,000 -31.25%
East Sussex +7 2 £55,000 -31.25%
Nottinghamshire - 2 £70,000 - 1
Nottingham - 2 £70,000 - 1
City of London +45 1 £75,000 +36.36% 3
Hampshire +23 1 £52,500 +13.51%
Portsmouth -5 1 £52,500 -34.37%

CESG
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 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 with a requirement for CESG.

1 136 (63.85%) Information Security
2 121 (56.81%) Security Cleared
3 113 (53.05%) CISSP
4 96 (45.07%) SC Cleared
5 82 (38.50%) CESG Certified Professional
6 80 (37.56%) Risk Management
7 74 (34.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 72 (33.80%) Management Information System
9 69 (32.39%) CISM
10 62 (29.11%) Risk Assessment
10 62 (29.11%) Cybersecurity
11 60 (28.17%) Information Assurance
12 58 (27.23%) Degree
12 58 (27.23%) CISA
13 53 (24.88%) ITIL
14 52 (24.41%) Security Management
15 51 (23.94%) Security Architecture
16 40 (18.78%) Analytical Skills
17 38 (17.84%) Windows
17 38 (17.84%) DV Cleared
18 37 (17.37%) Network Security
19 35 (16.43%) PCI DSS
20 34 (15.96%) Firewall
21 33 (15.49%) Data Protection
22 32 (15.02%) Penetration Testing
23 31 (14.55%) Service Management
24 30 (14.08%) CESG CLAS
24 30 (14.08%) CLAS
25 29 (13.62%) HMG Security Policy Framework
26 27 (12.68%) SIEM

CESG
Top Related 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 4 (1.88%) MS Exchange
2 3 (1.41%) IIS
2 3 (1.41%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.41%) Skype for Business
3 2 (0.94%) Confluence
Applications
1 17 (7.98%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.47%) MS Office
2 1 (0.47%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 14 (6.57%) assyst
1 14 (6.57%) Sentinel
2 4 (1.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.41%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.41%) Office 365
2 3 (1.41%) OneDrive
3 2 (0.94%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 37 (17.37%) Network Security
2 34 (15.96%) Firewall
3 19 (8.92%) HTTP
3 19 (8.92%) X.400
4 16 (7.51%) TCP/IP
5 15 (7.04%) DHCP
5 15 (7.04%) DMZ
5 15 (7.04%) DNS
5 15 (7.04%) FTP
5 15 (7.04%) SMTP
6 10 (4.69%) Wireless
6 10 (4.69%) Wireless Security
7 7 (3.29%) SSL
8 4 (1.88%) IPsec
8 4 (1.88%) Wi-Fi
9 3 (1.41%) LAN
9 3 (1.41%) Skype
9 3 (1.41%) VPN
9 3 (1.41%) WAN
10 1 (0.47%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (0.94%) MySQL
2 1 (0.47%) MariaDB
2 1 (0.47%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (1.41%) Metasploit
2 2 (0.94%) JIRA
2 2 (0.94%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (0.47%) Burp Suite
3 1 (0.47%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.47%) Mercurial
3 1 (0.47%) Subversion
General
1 25 (11.74%) Finance
2 18 (8.45%) Telecoms
3 11 (5.16%) Aerospace
4 10 (4.69%) Manufacturing
5 9 (4.23%) Electronics
6 6 (2.82%) Local Government
6 6 (2.82%) Military
6 6 (2.82%) Publishing
7 5 (2.35%) Legal
7 5 (2.35%) Marketing
8 3 (1.41%) Retail
Job Titles
1 51 (23.94%) Consultant
2 36 (16.90%) Security Consultant
3 30 (14.08%) Architect
4 27 (12.68%) Security Architect
5 24 (11.27%) Analyst
5 24 (11.27%) Penetration Tester
5 24 (11.27%) Tester
6 23 (10.80%) Security Analyst
7 19 (8.92%) Security Engineer
8 17 (7.98%) Security Officer
9 15 (7.04%) Information Security Officer
9 15 (7.04%) Security Manager
10 12 (5.63%) Information Officer
10 12 (5.63%) Network Engineer
11 10 (4.69%) Information Manager
11 10 (4.69%) Information Security Consultant
11 10 (4.69%) IT Analyst
11 10 (4.69%) Network Security Engineer
12 9 (4.23%) IT Security Analyst
13 8 (3.76%) Presales Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.88%) .NET
1 4 (1.88%) .NET Framework
2 2 (0.94%) HTML
2 2 (0.94%) Middleware
2 2 (0.94%) Zend Framework
3 1 (0.47%) CSS
3 1 (0.47%) jQuery
3 1 (0.47%) JSON
3 1 (0.47%) Kendo UI
3 1 (0.47%) Web Services
3 1 (0.47%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 72 (33.80%) Management Information System
2 40 (18.78%) Analytical Skills
3 30 (14.08%) CESG CLAS
4 14 (6.57%) Data Centre
4 14 (6.57%) Freedom of Information
4 14 (6.57%) Video Conferencing
5 13 (6.10%) Computer Science
6 12 (5.63%) Security Operations Centre
7 10 (4.69%) Mobile App
8 8 (3.76%) Cyberthreat
8 8 (3.76%) Social Media
9 7 (3.29%) Data Protection Act
10 6 (2.82%) Smartphone
11 4 (1.88%) Blog
11 4 (1.88%) Freedom of Information Act
11 4 (1.88%) Life Science
12 3 (1.41%) Driving Licence
12 3 (1.41%) User Experience
13 2 (0.94%) Cyber Defence
13 2 (0.94%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 38 (17.84%) Windows
2 25 (11.74%) Linux
3 14 (6.57%) Unix
4 5 (2.35%) Android
5 4 (1.88%) AIX
5 4 (1.88%) Kali Linux
5 4 (1.88%) Windows 7
6 2 (0.94%) Windows 10
6 2 (0.94%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.47%) CentOS
7 1 (0.47%) Debian
7 1 (0.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.47%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 136 (63.85%) Information Security
2 80 (37.56%) Risk Management
3 62 (29.11%) Cybersecurity
3 62 (29.11%) Risk Assessment
4 60 (28.17%) Information Assurance
5 53 (24.88%) ITIL
6 52 (24.41%) Security Management
7 51 (23.94%) Security Architecture
8 33 (15.49%) Data Protection
9 32 (15.02%) Penetration Testing
10 31 (14.55%) Service Management
11 27 (12.68%) Incident Management
11 27 (12.68%) SIEM
12 25 (11.74%) Cryptography
13 24 (11.27%) Business Continuity
13 24 (11.27%) Information Security Management
13 24 (11.27%) Project Management
13 24 (11.27%) Security Operations
13 24 (11.27%) Service Delivery
14 23 (10.80%) Protective Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 27 (12.68%) C
2 25 (11.74%) C++
3 16 (7.51%) PHP
4 15 (7.04%) Java
5 12 (5.63%) Perl
6 11 (5.16%) Python
6 11 (5.16%) Ruby
7 8 (3.76%) SQL
8 5 (2.35%) C#
9 4 (1.88%) VB.NET
10 3 (1.41%) JavaScript
10 3 (1.41%) PowerShell
10 3 (1.41%) VBScript
11 1 (0.47%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.47%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 121 (56.81%) Security Cleared
2 113 (53.05%) CISSP
3 96 (45.07%) SC Cleared
4 82 (38.50%) CESG Certified Professional
5 69 (32.39%) CISM
6 58 (27.23%) CISA
6 58 (27.23%) Degree
7 38 (17.84%) DV Cleared
8 30 (14.08%) CLAS
9 23 (10.80%) CREST Certified
10 20 (9.39%) ITIL Certification
11 18 (8.45%) CEH
12 17 (7.98%) OSCP
13 15 (7.04%) CCNA
13 15 (7.04%) Cisco Certification
13 15 (7.04%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 13 (6.10%) CHECK Team Leader
15 7 (3.29%) CGEIT
15 7 (3.29%) Microsoft Certification
16 6 (2.82%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 74 (34.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 35 (16.43%) PCI DSS
3 29 (13.62%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 27 (12.68%) JSP 440
5 17 (7.98%) Cyber Essentials
5 17 (7.98%) RMADS
6 16 (7.51%) QA
7 14 (6.57%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 7 (3.29%) COBIT
8 7 (3.29%) HMG Infosec
8 7 (3.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 6 (2.82%) SLA
10 5 (2.35%) BS7799
10 5 (2.35%) ISO27002
11 2 (0.94%) GPG13
11 2 (0.94%) ISO27005
12 1 (0.47%) BS25999
12 1 (0.47%) ISO 9001
12 1 (0.47%) ISO22301
12 1 (0.47%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 10 (4.69%) vSphere
2 4 (1.88%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.41%) BitLocker
3 3 (1.41%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (1.41%) XenApp
3 3 (1.41%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.47%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 4 (1.88%) Nessus
2 3 (1.41%) Microsoft Intune
2 3 (1.41%) Norton AntiVirus
2 3 (1.41%) SCCM
2 3 (1.41%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (0.47%) Ansible
3 1 (0.47%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
3 1 (0.47%) Nmap
3 1 (0.47%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.47%) Puppet
3 1 (0.47%) Salt
Vendors
1 15 (7.04%) Microsoft
2 4 (1.88%) SAP
2 4 (1.88%) VMware
3 3 (1.41%) Altiris
3 3 (1.41%) AppSense
3 3 (1.41%) Citrix
3 3 (1.41%) LANDesk
3 3 (1.41%) Symantec
4 2 (0.94%) Zend
5 1 (0.47%) Computacenter
5 1 (0.47%) Rackspace
Bristol Area
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000-70,000k
Posted: 4 days ago
Bath, Avon
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000-70,000k
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000-70,000k
Posted: 4 days ago
Nottingham
Lawrence Harvey
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000K - £70,000 + strong package
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £44000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £75,000 - 95,000k + great package
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol Area
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £75,000 - 95,000k + great package
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £75,000 - 95,000k + great package
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh & Lothians
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £75,000 - 95,000k + great package
Posted: 6 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £75,000 - 95,000k + great package
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £75,000 - 95,000k + great package
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Itecco
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Flexible Working + Oncall
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham
Modis International Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Bristol
Boeing
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 3 days ago
England
People Source Consulting
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago