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 23 May 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Communications-Electronics Security Group (CESG)
UK
3 months to
23 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 775 774 849
Rank change year-on-year -1 +75  
Permanent jobs citing CESG 88 165 118
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.10% 0.17% 0.11%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.25% 0.40% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 63 119 105
Median salary £57,500 £65,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.53% +13.04%  
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £52,323 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £82,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £58,750 £62,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year -6.00% +13.63%  

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 35305 41561 44108
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 41.45% 42.19% 40.77%
Number of salaries quoted 28146 33794 34964
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £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 23 May 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 23 May 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 81 £55,300 -14.92% 15
London +31 25 £55,000 -15.38% 5
South West +7 21 £51,500 -20.76% 1
Wiltshire +15 10 £42,500 -39.28% 1
Salisbury - 9 £40,000 - 1
East Midlands +15 8 £68,750 +37.50% 1
Hertfordshire +12 8 - -
East of England +11 8 - -
Bristol -2 8 £57,500 +11.39%
North West -29 7 £55,000 -4.34% 1
South East +58 6 £75,000 +36.36% 2
Nottinghamshire +6 6 £68,750 +10.00% 1
Nottingham +5 6 £68,750 +10.00% 1
Hemel Hempstead +6 5 - -
Manchester -24 5 £55,000 -8.33% 1
Oxfordshire +10 4 £75,000 +111.26% 1
Oxford - 4 £75,000 -
City of London - 4 £75,000 - 1
West Midlands +22 3 £75,000 +25.00% 5
Birmingham +15 3 £75,000 +25.00% 1
Stevenage - 3 - -
Northampton +3 2 - -
Northamptonshire +1 2 - -
West Wales - 2 - -
Wales - 2 - -
Swansea - 2 - -
Hampshire - 2 £53,750 -
Dorset - 2 £55,600 -
Cheshire - 2 £60,000 -
Warrington - 1 £60,000 -

For the 6 months to 23 May 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.

1 109 (57.37%) Security Cleared
2 108 (56.84%) Information Security
3 107 (56.32%) CISSP
4 89 (46.84%) SC Cleared
5 73 (38.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 70 (36.84%) CESG Certified Professional
7 68 (35.79%) CISM
8 56 (29.47%) Risk Management
8 56 (29.47%) Cybersecurity
9 52 (27.37%) CISA
9 52 (27.37%) Degree
10 50 (26.32%) Security Architecture
10 50 (26.32%) ITIL
11 46 (24.21%) Information Assurance
12 43 (22.63%) Risk Assessment
13 42 (22.11%) Management Information System
14 41 (21.58%) Security Management
15 39 (20.53%) DV Cleared
16 32 (16.84%) Analytical Skills
17 30 (15.79%) Windows
17 30 (15.79%) Data Protection
17 30 (15.79%) PCI DSS
17 30 (15.79%) Network Security
18 27 (14.21%) HMG Security Policy Framework
19 25 (13.16%) Presales
20 24 (12.63%) Finance
20 24 (12.63%) Linux
20 24 (12.63%) TOGAF
21 23 (12.11%) Penetration Testing
21 23 (12.11%) Cisco Certification

CESG
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 3 (1.58%) IIS
1 3 (1.58%) MS Exchange
1 3 (1.58%) SharePoint
1 3 (1.58%) Skype for Business
2 1 (0.53%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (1.58%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (1.05%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.53%) Mathcad
Business Applications
1 8 (4.21%) assyst
1 8 (4.21%) Sentinel
2 4 (2.11%) Infor M3
3 2 (1.05%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (1.05%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.68%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.58%) Office 365
2 3 (1.58%) OneDrive
3 2 (1.05%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (1.05%) IaaS
3 2 (1.05%) PaaS
4 1 (0.53%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (15.79%) Network Security
2 23 (12.11%) Firewall
3 22 (11.58%) TCP/IP
4 19 (10.00%) DHCP
4 19 (10.00%) DNS
4 19 (10.00%) FTP
4 19 (10.00%) HTTP
4 19 (10.00%) SMTP
4 19 (10.00%) X.400
5 14 (7.37%) DMZ
6 11 (5.79%) SSL
7 5 (2.63%) Wireless
7 5 (2.63%) Wireless Security
8 3 (1.58%) Internet
8 3 (1.58%) Intrusion Detection
8 3 (1.58%) Skype
9 2 (1.05%) IPsec
9 2 (1.05%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.11%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.53%) MariaDB
2 1 (0.53%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (2.11%) Rational DOORS
2 3 (1.58%) Metasploit
3 1 (0.53%) JIRA
3 1 (0.53%) RequisitePro
General
1 24 (12.63%) Finance
2 10 (5.26%) Electronics
3 9 (4.74%) Retail
3 9 (4.74%) Telecoms
4 8 (4.21%) Local Government
5 7 (3.68%) Manufacturing
5 7 (3.68%) Military
5 7 (3.68%) Publishing
6 6 (3.16%) Aerospace
7 4 (2.11%) Marketing
8 3 (1.58%) Legal
Job Titles
1 45 (23.68%) Consultant
2 36 (18.95%) Security Consultant
3 31 (16.32%) Architect
4 28 (14.74%) Security Architect
5 26 (13.68%) Analyst
6 24 (12.63%) Security Analyst
6 24 (12.63%) Security Engineer
7 19 (10.00%) Network Engineer
8 16 (8.42%) Penetration Tester
8 16 (8.42%) Tester
9 14 (7.37%) Network Security Engineer
10 12 (6.32%) Security Manager
11 11 (5.79%) Presales Consultant
11 11 (5.79%) Security Officer
11 11 (5.79%) Security Presales Consultant
12 10 (5.26%) Information Security Consultant
13 9 (4.74%) Information Analyst
13 9 (4.74%) Information Security Analyst
13 9 (4.74%) Information Security Officer
14 8 (4.21%) Information Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.53%) .NET
1 1 (0.53%) CSS
1 1 (0.53%) Middleware
1 1 (0.53%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 42 (22.11%) Management Information System
2 32 (16.84%) Analytical Skills
3 21 (11.05%) CESG CLAS
4 13 (6.84%) Computer Science
5 10 (5.26%) PKI
6 9 (4.74%) Freedom of Information
7 8 (4.21%) Data Centre
7 8 (4.21%) Video Conferencing
8 7 (3.68%) Smart Meter
9 6 (3.16%) Data Protection Act
9 6 (3.16%) Security Operations Centre
9 6 (3.16%) Smartphone
10 5 (2.63%) Cyberthreat
10 5 (2.63%) Mobile App
11 4 (2.11%) Blog
11 4 (2.11%) Cyber Defence
11 4 (2.11%) Life Science
12 3 (1.58%) Freedom of Information Act
12 3 (1.58%) User Experience
13 2 (1.05%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 30 (15.79%) Windows
2 24 (12.63%) Linux
3 5 (2.63%) Android
3 5 (2.63%) Unix
4 3 (1.58%) Kali Linux
4 3 (1.58%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.05%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.53%) CentOS
6 1 (0.53%) Debian
6 1 (0.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.53%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (56.84%) Information Security
2 56 (29.47%) Cybersecurity
2 56 (29.47%) Risk Management
3 50 (26.32%) ITIL
3 50 (26.32%) Security Architecture
4 46 (24.21%) Information Assurance
5 43 (22.63%) Risk Assessment
6 41 (21.58%) Security Management
7 30 (15.79%) Data Protection
8 25 (13.16%) Presales
9 24 (12.63%) TOGAF
10 23 (12.11%) Penetration Testing
11 20 (10.53%) ISMS
12 19 (10.00%) Business Development
12 19 (10.00%) SABSA
12 19 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
13 18 (9.47%) Information Security Management
13 18 (9.47%) Service Delivery
13 18 (9.47%) SIEM
14 17 (8.95%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 19 (10.00%) C
2 18 (9.47%) C++
3 8 (4.21%) Perl
3 8 (4.21%) PHP
3 8 (4.21%) Python
3 8 (4.21%) SQL
4 7 (3.68%) Java
4 7 (3.68%) Ruby
5 3 (1.58%) PowerShell
5 3 (1.58%) VBScript
6 1 (0.53%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.53%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.53%) MATLAB
6 1 (0.53%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 109 (57.37%) Security Cleared
2 107 (56.32%) CISSP
3 89 (46.84%) SC Cleared
4 70 (36.84%) CESG Certified Professional
5 68 (35.79%) CISM
6 52 (27.37%) CISA
6 52 (27.37%) Degree
7 39 (20.53%) DV Cleared
8 23 (12.11%) Cisco Certification
9 21 (11.05%) CLAS
10 19 (10.00%) CCNA
10 19 (10.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 16 (8.42%) OSCP
12 15 (7.89%) CEH
12 15 (7.89%) ITIL Certification
13 11 (5.79%) CREST Certified
14 10 (5.26%) CHECK Team Leader
15 8 (4.21%) CGEIT
15 8 (4.21%) MCSE
15 8 (4.21%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 73 (38.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 30 (15.79%) PCI DSS
3 27 (14.21%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 22 (11.58%) JSP 440
5 18 (9.47%) ISO27002
6 12 (6.32%) RMADS
7 11 (5.79%) Cyber Essentials
7 11 (5.79%) QA
8 10 (5.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 8 (4.21%) COBIT
9 8 (4.21%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 7 (3.68%) SLA
11 2 (1.05%) FIPS 140-2
11 2 (1.05%) ISO 9001
11 2 (1.05%) ISO22301
11 2 (1.05%) ISO27005
12 1 (0.53%) GDPR
System Software
1 14 (7.37%) vSphere
2 5 (2.63%) Active Directory
3 4 (2.11%) Firmware
3 4 (2.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.58%) BitLocker
4 3 (1.58%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (1.58%) XenApp
4 3 (1.58%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.53%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 3 (1.58%) Microsoft Intune
1 3 (1.58%) Nessus
1 3 (1.58%) Norton AntiVirus
1 3 (1.58%) SCCM
1 3 (1.58%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 1 (0.53%) AirWatch
2 1 (0.53%) Ansible
2 1 (0.53%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.53%) Puppet
2 1 (0.53%) Salt
Vendors
1 20 (10.53%) Microsoft
2 7 (3.68%) ArcSight
3 4 (2.11%) hybris
3 4 (2.11%) MuleSoft
3 4 (2.11%) Oracle
3 4 (2.11%) Symantec
3 4 (2.11%) VMware
4 3 (1.58%) Altiris
4 3 (1.58%) AppSense
4 3 (1.58%) Citrix
4 3 (1.58%) LANDesk
5 2 (1.05%) BMC
5 2 (1.05%) HP
5 2 (1.05%) Remedy
5 2 (1.05%) SAP
5 2 (1.05%) Splunk
6 1 (0.53%) Forcepoint
6 1 (0.53%) IBM
6 1 (0.53%) Juniper
6 1 (0.53%) Sourcefire
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Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40000 - 60000 + car + bonus
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + £8500 CAR, £16000 BONUS
Posted: 20 hours ago
Salisbury, Wiltshire
Sopra Steria Limited
Posted: Yesterday
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £52K basic + Superb Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Telford, Shropshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £52K basic + Superb Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £52K basic + Superb Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £52K basic + Superb Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £52K basic + Superb Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + car allowance, Bonus, pension etc
Posted: 9 days ago
City, London
Itecco
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Flexible Working + Oncall
Posted: 3 days ago
Northolt, Middlesex
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £80000 per annum + £8000 CAR, £16000 BONUS
Posted: 15 days ago
Manchester
Lawrence Harvey
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago
Nottingham
Lawrence Harvey
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago