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

Communications-Electronics Security Group (CESG)
UK
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 773 786 838
Rank change year-on-year +13 +52  
Permanent jobs citing CESG 101 149 125
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.11% 0.15% 0.11%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.27% 0.37% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 79 110 107
Median salary £55,000 £65,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.38% +18.18%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £47,375 £36,250
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £83,750 £74,250
UK excluding London median 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 37496 40573 44751
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 42.16% 41.23% 40.88%
Number of salaries quoted 42157 48576 53542
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,750
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £81,250
UK excluding London median 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 28 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 28 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 +21 97 £55,000 -15.38% 14
UK excluding London +25 71 £55,000 -8.33% 11
South West +13 34 £45,000 -30.76% 1
London +24 24 £65,000 - 3
South East +37 13 £65,000 +44.44% 4
East of England -7 9 £110,000 +57.14% 1
Midlands +19 8 £68,750 +10.00% 3
North of England -27 7 £55,000 -8.33% 2
Wales - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 28 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 (58.01%) Information Security
2 99 (54.70%) CISSP
2 99 (54.70%) Security Cleared
3 80 (44.20%) SC Cleared
4 70 (38.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 69 (38.12%) CESG Certified Professional
6 64 (35.36%) Cybersecurity
7 63 (34.81%) CISM
8 53 (29.28%) Security Architecture
9 52 (28.73%) DV Cleared
10 45 (24.86%) Information Assurance
10 45 (24.86%) Degree
10 45 (24.86%) Risk Management
11 44 (24.31%) ITIL
12 39 (21.55%) CISA
13 35 (19.34%) Windows
13 35 (19.34%) Management Information System
14 34 (18.78%) Security Management
15 32 (17.68%) Risk Assessment
16 30 (16.57%) Analytical Skills
17 29 (16.02%) TCP/IP
17 29 (16.02%) Cisco Certification
17 29 (16.02%) Network Security
18 28 (15.47%) PCI DSS
18 28 (15.47%) TOGAF
18 28 (15.47%) Finance
18 28 (15.47%) HMG Security Policy Framework
19 27 (14.92%) Presales
20 24 (13.26%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
20 24 (13.26%) Firewall

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 (2.76%) MS Exchange
1 5 (2.76%) SharePoint
1 5 (2.76%) Skype for Business
2 3 (1.66%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (1.66%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (1.10%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.55%) Mathcad
Business Applications
1 4 (2.21%) Infor M3
2 3 (1.66%) assyst
2 3 (1.66%) Sentinel
3 2 (1.10%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (1.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (5.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (2.76%) Office 365
2 5 (2.76%) OneDrive
3 4 (2.21%) Azure Active Directory
3 4 (2.21%) IaaS
3 4 (2.21%) PaaS
4 1 (0.55%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (16.02%) Network Security
1 29 (16.02%) TCP/IP
2 24 (13.26%) DHCP
2 24 (13.26%) DNS
2 24 (13.26%) Firewall
2 24 (13.26%) FTP
2 24 (13.26%) HTTP
2 24 (13.26%) SMTP
2 24 (13.26%) X.400
3 15 (8.29%) DMZ
4 11 (6.08%) SSL
5 5 (2.76%) Skype
6 4 (2.21%) Internet
7 3 (1.66%) Intrusion Detection
8 2 (1.10%) IPsec
8 2 (1.10%) VPN
8 2 (1.10%) Wireless
9 1 (0.55%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.21%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (1.66%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (1.10%) Metasploit
3 1 (0.55%) RequisitePro
General
1 28 (15.47%) Finance
2 10 (5.52%) Retail
3 9 (4.97%) Electronics
4 8 (4.42%) Local Government
5 6 (3.31%) Publishing
6 5 (2.76%) Aerospace
6 5 (2.76%) Marketing
7 4 (2.21%) Manufacturing
7 4 (2.21%) Military
7 4 (2.21%) Telecoms
8 3 (1.66%) Legal
Job Titles
1 42 (23.20%) Consultant
2 37 (20.44%) Architect
3 34 (18.78%) Security Architect
4 33 (18.23%) Security Consultant
5 28 (15.47%) Security Engineer
6 21 (11.60%) Analyst
7 19 (10.50%) Network Engineer
8 15 (8.29%) Security Analyst
9 14 (7.73%) Network Security Engineer
9 14 (7.73%) Security Manager
10 12 (6.63%) Penetration Tester
10 12 (6.63%) Tester
11 11 (6.08%) Presales Consultant
11 11 (6.08%) Security Presales Consultant
12 10 (5.52%) Information Manager
13 9 (4.97%) Information Security Consultant
13 9 (4.97%) Lead Architect
13 9 (4.97%) Lead Security Architect
13 9 (4.97%) Security Officer
14 7 (3.87%) Information Security Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.10%) .NET
2 1 (0.55%) CSS
2 1 (0.55%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 35 (19.34%) Management Information System
2 30 (16.57%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (11.05%) CESG CLAS
4 13 (7.18%) PKI
5 10 (5.52%) Computer Science
6 7 (3.87%) Smart Meter
7 6 (3.31%) Data Protection Act
8 5 (2.76%) User Experience
9 4 (2.21%) Cyber Defence
9 4 (2.21%) Cyberthreat
9 4 (2.21%) Freedom of Information
9 4 (2.21%) Hybrid Cloud
9 4 (2.21%) Private Cloud
9 4 (2.21%) Public Cloud
9 4 (2.21%) Security Operations Centre
10 3 (1.66%) Blog
10 3 (1.66%) Cyber Attack
10 3 (1.66%) Data Centre
10 3 (1.66%) Smartphone
10 3 (1.66%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 35 (19.34%) Windows
2 20 (11.05%) Linux
3 5 (2.76%) Windows 7
4 4 (2.21%) Windows 10
5 3 (1.66%) Kali Linux
6 2 (1.10%) Android
7 1 (0.55%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (58.01%) Information Security
2 64 (35.36%) Cybersecurity
3 53 (29.28%) Security Architecture
4 45 (24.86%) Information Assurance
4 45 (24.86%) Risk Management
5 44 (24.31%) ITIL
6 34 (18.78%) Security Management
7 32 (17.68%) Risk Assessment
8 28 (15.47%) TOGAF
9 27 (14.92%) Presales
10 23 (12.71%) Data Protection
11 21 (11.60%) SABSA
12 20 (11.05%) Business Development
12 20 (11.05%) ISMS
13 19 (10.50%) Penetration Testing
14 18 (9.94%) Stakeholder Management
15 17 (9.39%) Information Security Management
16 16 (8.84%) Business Continuity
17 15 (8.29%) Security Operations
17 15 (8.29%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 13 (7.18%) C
2 10 (5.52%) C++
3 8 (4.42%) SQL
4 5 (2.76%) PowerShell
4 5 (2.76%) VBScript
5 3 (1.66%) Java
6 2 (1.10%) Perl
6 2 (1.10%) PHP
6 2 (1.10%) Python
6 2 (1.10%) Ruby
7 1 (0.55%) C#
7 1 (0.55%) MATLAB
7 1 (0.55%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 99 (54.70%) CISSP
1 99 (54.70%) Security Cleared
2 80 (44.20%) SC Cleared
3 69 (38.12%) CESG Certified Professional
4 63 (34.81%) CISM
5 52 (28.73%) DV Cleared
6 45 (24.86%) Degree
7 39 (21.55%) CISA
8 29 (16.02%) Cisco Certification
9 24 (13.26%) CCNA
9 24 (13.26%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 20 (11.05%) CLAS
11 15 (8.29%) MCSA
11 15 (8.29%) MCSE
11 15 (8.29%) Microsoft Certification
12 13 (7.18%) CEH
13 12 (6.63%) CISMP
14 11 (6.08%) OSCP
15 8 (4.42%) ITIL Certification
16 7 (3.87%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 70 (38.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 28 (15.47%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 28 (15.47%) PCI DSS
3 18 (9.94%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 18 (9.94%) JSP 440
4 13 (7.18%) RMADS
4 13 (7.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 11 (6.08%) Cyber Essentials
6 9 (4.97%) COBIT
7 7 (3.87%) GDPR
8 5 (2.76%) ISO 9001
8 5 (2.76%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 5 (2.76%) QA
8 5 (2.76%) SLA
9 3 (1.66%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 3 (1.66%) ISO 22301
9 3 (1.66%) ISO/IEC 27005
10 2 (1.10%) FIPS 140-2
10 2 (1.10%) NIST 800
11 1 (0.55%) ISO 31000
System Software
1 14 (7.73%) vSphere
2 9 (4.97%) Active Directory
3 6 (3.31%) Firmware
4 5 (2.76%) BitLocker
4 5 (2.76%) Microsoft App-V
4 5 (2.76%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (2.76%) XenApp
4 5 (2.76%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (2.76%) Microsoft Intune
1 5 (2.76%) Norton AntiVirus
1 5 (2.76%) SCCM
1 5 (2.76%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 2 (1.10%) Nessus
3 1 (0.55%) AirWatch
3 1 (0.55%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 24 (13.26%) Microsoft
2 12 (6.63%) ArcSight
3 6 (3.31%) Symantec
4 5 (2.76%) Altiris
4 5 (2.76%) AppSense
4 5 (2.76%) Citrix
4 5 (2.76%) LANDesk
4 5 (2.76%) VMware
5 4 (2.21%) hybris
5 4 (2.21%) MuleSoft
5 4 (2.21%) Oracle
6 2 (1.10%) BMC
6 2 (1.10%) HP
6 2 (1.10%) Remedy
6 2 (1.10%) SAP
6 2 (1.10%) Splunk
7 1 (0.55%) CheckPoint
7 1 (0.55%) F5
7 1 (0.55%) Forcepoint
7 1 (0.55%) Varonis
UK Wide
HM Revenue and Customs
Salary: £45,000 - £60,000 per year
Posted: Yesterday
UK Wide
HM Revenue and Customs
Salary: £60,000 - £75,000 per year
Posted: Yesterday
London
Venturi
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + car allowance, Bonus, pension etc
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Networking People
Posted: 4 hours ago
Southampton
Spectrum IT
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Sky Betting and Gaming
Salary: Excellent + Free SkyQ + loads more!
Posted: 4 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Central Employment
Salary: Competitive + car allowance or company car
Posted: 2 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £52K basic + Superb Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £52K basic + Superb Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £52K basic + Superb Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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: 13 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: 18 days ago
Basingstoke
TDA Group
Salary: £280 - £350 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago