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 29 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Communications-Electronics Security Group (CESG)
UK
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 787 791 853
Rank change year-on-year +4 +62  
Permanent jobs citing CESG 102 149 129
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.11% 0.15% 0.12%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.27% 0.37% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 80 110 110
UK median annual salary £55,000 £65,000 £54,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.38% +19.81%  
10th Percentile £39,750 £46,125 £36,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £84,375 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £60,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -8.33% +33.33%  

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 37530 40458 45487
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 42.20% 41.25% 40.93%
Number of salaries quoted 42165 48402 54417
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26%  
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £81,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

CESG
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 29 June 2017.

Salary histogram for CESG in the UK

CESG
Top 9 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 29 June 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 +28 98 £55,000 -15.38% 15
UK excluding London +15 72 £55,000 -8.33% 12
South West +19 35 £45,000 -30.76% 1
London +20 24 £65,000 - 3
South East +37 13 £65,000 +44.44% 4
East of England -11 9 £110,000 +57.14% 1
Midlands +17 8 £68,750 +10.00% 3
North of England -26 7 £55,000 -8.33% 3
Wales - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 29 June 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.

1 105 (58.33%) Information Security
2 99 (55.00%) Security Cleared
3 98 (54.44%) CISSP
4 80 (44.44%) SC Cleared
5 69 (38.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 69 (38.33%) CESG Certified Professional
6 63 (35.00%) CISM
7 62 (34.44%) Cybersecurity
8 53 (29.44%) DV Cleared
8 53 (29.44%) Security Architecture
9 45 (25.00%) Information Assurance
9 45 (25.00%) Risk Management
9 45 (25.00%) ITIL
10 44 (24.44%) Degree
11 39 (21.67%) CISA
12 36 (20.00%) Windows
13 35 (19.44%) Management Information System
14 34 (18.89%) Security Management
15 31 (17.22%) Risk Assessment
15 31 (17.22%) Analytical Skills
16 30 (16.67%) TCP/IP
16 30 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
17 29 (16.11%) Network Security
18 28 (15.56%) PCI DSS
18 28 (15.56%) TOGAF
19 27 (15.00%) Finance
19 27 (15.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
19 27 (15.00%) Presales
20 25 (13.89%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
20 25 (13.89%) DNS

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 5 (2.78%) MS Exchange
1 5 (2.78%) SharePoint
1 5 (2.78%) Skype for Business
2 3 (1.67%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (1.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (1.11%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.56%) Mathcad
Business Applications
1 4 (2.22%) Infor M3
2 3 (1.67%) assyst
2 3 (1.67%) Sentinel
3 2 (1.11%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (1.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (2.78%) Office 365
2 5 (2.78%) OneDrive
3 4 (2.22%) Azure Active Directory
3 4 (2.22%) IaaS
3 4 (2.22%) PaaS
4 1 (0.56%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (16.67%) TCP/IP
2 29 (16.11%) Network Security
3 25 (13.89%) DHCP
3 25 (13.89%) DNS
3 25 (13.89%) FTP
3 25 (13.89%) HTTP
3 25 (13.89%) SMTP
3 25 (13.89%) X.400
4 24 (13.33%) Firewall
5 15 (8.33%) DMZ
6 11 (6.11%) SSL
7 5 (2.78%) Skype
8 4 (2.22%) Internet
9 3 (1.67%) Intrusion Detection
10 2 (1.11%) IPsec
10 2 (1.11%) VPN
10 2 (1.11%) Wireless
11 1 (0.56%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.22%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (1.67%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (0.56%) Metasploit
2 1 (0.56%) RequisitePro
General
1 27 (15.00%) Finance
2 9 (5.00%) Electronics
2 9 (5.00%) Retail
3 8 (4.44%) Local Government
4 6 (3.33%) Publishing
5 5 (2.78%) Aerospace
5 5 (2.78%) Marketing
6 4 (2.22%) Manufacturing
6 4 (2.22%) Military
6 4 (2.22%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 42 (23.33%) Consultant
2 37 (20.56%) Architect
3 34 (18.89%) Security Architect
4 33 (18.33%) Security Consultant
5 28 (15.56%) Security Engineer
6 21 (11.67%) Analyst
7 19 (10.56%) Network Engineer
8 14 (7.78%) Network Security Engineer
8 14 (7.78%) Security Analyst
8 14 (7.78%) Security Manager
9 11 (6.11%) Penetration Tester
9 11 (6.11%) Presales Consultant
9 11 (6.11%) Security Presales Consultant
9 11 (6.11%) Tester
10 10 (5.56%) Information Manager
11 9 (5.00%) Information Security Consultant
11 9 (5.00%) Lead Architect
11 9 (5.00%) Lead Security Architect
11 9 (5.00%) Security Officer
12 7 (3.89%) Information Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.11%) .NET
2 1 (0.56%) CSS
2 1 (0.56%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 35 (19.44%) Management Information System
2 31 (17.22%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (11.11%) CESG CLAS
4 13 (7.22%) PKI
5 10 (5.56%) Computer Science
6 7 (3.89%) Smart Meter
7 6 (3.33%) Data Protection Act
8 5 (2.78%) User Experience
9 4 (2.22%) Cyber Defence
9 4 (2.22%) Cyberthreat
9 4 (2.22%) Freedom of Information
9 4 (2.22%) Hybrid Cloud
9 4 (2.22%) Private Cloud
9 4 (2.22%) Public Cloud
10 3 (1.67%) Blog
10 3 (1.67%) Cyber Attack
10 3 (1.67%) Data Centre
10 3 (1.67%) Security Operations Centre
10 3 (1.67%) Smartphone
10 3 (1.67%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 36 (20.00%) Windows
2 19 (10.56%) Linux
3 5 (2.78%) Windows 7
4 4 (2.22%) Windows 10
5 2 (1.11%) Android
5 2 (1.11%) Kali Linux
6 1 (0.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (58.33%) Information Security
2 62 (34.44%) Cybersecurity
3 53 (29.44%) Security Architecture
4 45 (25.00%) Information Assurance
4 45 (25.00%) ITIL
4 45 (25.00%) Risk Management
5 34 (18.89%) Security Management
6 31 (17.22%) Risk Assessment
7 28 (15.56%) TOGAF
8 27 (15.00%) Presales
9 23 (12.78%) Data Protection
10 21 (11.67%) SABSA
11 20 (11.11%) Business Development
11 20 (11.11%) ISMS
12 18 (10.00%) Penetration Testing
12 18 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
13 17 (9.44%) Information Security Management
14 16 (8.89%) Business Continuity
14 16 (8.89%) SIEM
15 14 (7.78%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 13 (7.22%) C
2 10 (5.56%) C++
3 7 (3.89%) SQL
4 5 (2.78%) PowerShell
4 5 (2.78%) VBScript
5 3 (1.67%) Java
6 2 (1.11%) Perl
6 2 (1.11%) PHP
6 2 (1.11%) Python
6 2 (1.11%) Ruby
7 1 (0.56%) C#
7 1 (0.56%) MATLAB
7 1 (0.56%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 99 (55.00%) Security Cleared
2 98 (54.44%) CISSP
3 80 (44.44%) SC Cleared
4 69 (38.33%) CESG Certified Professional
5 63 (35.00%) CISM
6 53 (29.44%) DV Cleared
7 44 (24.44%) Degree
8 39 (21.67%) CISA
9 30 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
10 25 (13.89%) CCNA
10 25 (13.89%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 20 (11.11%) CLAS
12 16 (8.89%) MCSA
12 16 (8.89%) MCSE
12 16 (8.89%) Microsoft Certification
13 13 (7.22%) CISMP
14 12 (6.67%) CEH
15 10 (5.56%) OSCP
16 8 (4.44%) ITIL Certification
17 7 (3.89%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 69 (38.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 28 (15.56%) PCI DSS
3 27 (15.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 18 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 18 (10.00%) JSP 440
5 13 (7.22%) RMADS
5 13 (7.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 11 (6.11%) Cyber Essentials
7 9 (5.00%) COBIT
8 7 (3.89%) GDPR
9 5 (2.78%) ISO 9001
9 5 (2.78%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 5 (2.78%) QA
9 5 (2.78%) SLA
10 3 (1.67%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 3 (1.67%) ISO 22301
10 3 (1.67%) ISO/IEC 27005
11 2 (1.11%) FIPS 140-2
11 2 (1.11%) NIST 800
12 1 (0.56%) ISO 31000
System Software
1 14 (7.78%) vSphere
2 9 (5.00%) Active Directory
3 6 (3.33%) Firmware
4 5 (2.78%) BitLocker
4 5 (2.78%) Microsoft App-V
4 5 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (2.78%) XenApp
4 5 (2.78%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (2.78%) Microsoft Intune
1 5 (2.78%) Norton AntiVirus
1 5 (2.78%) SCCM
1 5 (2.78%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 1 (0.56%) AirWatch
2 1 (0.56%) FortiGate
2 1 (0.56%) Nessus
Vendors
1 24 (13.33%) Microsoft
2 13 (7.22%) ArcSight
3 6 (3.33%) Symantec
4 5 (2.78%) Altiris
4 5 (2.78%) AppSense
4 5 (2.78%) Citrix
4 5 (2.78%) LANDesk
4 5 (2.78%) VMware
5 4 (2.22%) hybris
5 4 (2.22%) MuleSoft
5 4 (2.22%) Oracle
6 2 (1.11%) BMC
6 2 (1.11%) HP
6 2 (1.11%) Remedy
6 2 (1.11%) SAP
6 2 (1.11%) Splunk
7 1 (0.56%) CheckPoint
7 1 (0.56%) F5
7 1 (0.56%) Forcepoint
7 1 (0.56%) Sourcefire
Manchester, Lancashire
NCC Group
Salary: Competitive salary, bonus and car allowance
Posted: 1 hour ago
UK Wide
HM Revenue and Customs
Salary: £45,000 - £60,000 per year
Posted: 2 days ago
UK Wide
HM Revenue and Customs
Salary: £60,000 - £75,000 per year
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + car allowance, Bonus, pension etc
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton
Spectrum IT
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Central Employment
Salary: Competitive + car allowance or company car
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Networking People
Posted: 21 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Sky Betting and Gaming
Salary: Excellent + Free SkyQ + loads more!
Posted: 22 hours ago
Telford, Shropshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £52K basic + Superb Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £52K basic + Superb Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £52K basic + Superb Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
EMBS Ltd
Salary: £75k per year + Car allowance & Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol
Modis International Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Kidlington, Oxfordshire
Thames Valley Police
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum dep on skills, knowledge & exp + exc benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Hays Talent Solutions
Salary: £100000.00 - £120000.00 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago
London
Hays Talent Solutions
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Benefits + Car
Posted: 19 days ago
Basingstoke
TDA Group
Salary: £280 - £350 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago