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

Communications-Electronics Security Group (CESG)
UK
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 778 755 877
Rank change year-on-year -23 +122  
Permanent jobs citing CESG 80 199 101
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.094% 0.19% 0.093%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.24% 0.47% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 45 141 70
Median salary £57,500 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.16% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £43,750 £42,500 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,750 £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 32712 42657 42069
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 38.39% 41.03% 38.93%
Number of salaries quoted 26358 34062 33244
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,340 £29,750 £27,500
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 28 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 28 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 -6 69 £55,000 -9.09% 15
London +48 18 £52,500 -19.23% 4
South West +14 17 £45,000 -25.61% 6
Hertfordshire +17 12 £60,000 -14.28%
East of England +12 12 £60,000 -14.28%
Hemel Hempstead +8 12 £60,000 -14.28%
South East +17 8 £55,000 - 1
Wiltshire +21 7 £45,000 -30.76%
East Midlands -5 6 £57,500 +15.00% 1
West Midlands +43 5 £61,250 - 1
West Wales - 5 - -
Birmingham - 5 £61,250 - 1
Swansea - 5 - -
Salisbury - 5 £45,000 -
Wales - 5 - -
Bristol -2 4 £57,500 +27.77% 4
M4 Corridor - 4 £40,000 -
Surrey +41 3 £55,000 +4.76%
Leicester -18 3 £42,500 -5.55%
Leicestershire -20 3 £42,500 -29.16%
Staines - 3 £55,000 -
Avon - 3 - -
Swindon +9 2 - -
Nottingham - 2 £70,000 - 1
Nottinghamshire - 2 £70,000 - 1
City of London +36 1 £75,000 +36.36% 3
Hampshire +9 1 £52,500 +13.51% 1
Portsmouth -6 1 £52,500 -34.37%
Gloucestershire -8 1 £40,000 -38.46% 1
County Antrim - 1 £55,000 -

For the 6 months to 28 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.

1 135 (63.68%) Information Security
2 120 (56.60%) Security Cleared
3 115 (54.25%) CISSP
4 96 (45.28%) SC Cleared
5 83 (39.15%) CESG Certified Professional
6 80 (37.74%) Risk Management
7 77 (36.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 72 (33.96%) Management Information System
9 70 (33.02%) CISM
10 63 (29.72%) Risk Assessment
11 62 (29.25%) Cybersecurity
12 59 (27.83%) CISA
12 59 (27.83%) Information Assurance
13 57 (26.89%) Degree
14 55 (25.94%) ITIL
15 54 (25.47%) Security Management
16 50 (23.58%) Security Architecture
17 40 (18.87%) Analytical Skills
18 37 (17.45%) Windows
18 37 (17.45%) DV Cleared
19 36 (16.98%) Network Security
19 36 (16.98%) PCI DSS
20 33 (15.57%) Firewall
21 32 (15.09%) Data Protection
22 31 (14.62%) CESG CLAS
22 31 (14.62%) Service Management
22 31 (14.62%) CLAS
23 30 (14.15%) HMG Security Policy Framework
23 30 (14.15%) Penetration Testing
24 27 (12.74%) Finance

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 4 (1.89%) MS Exchange
2 3 (1.42%) IIS
2 3 (1.42%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.42%) Skype for Business
3 2 (0.94%) Confluence
Applications
1 17 (8.02%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.47%) MS Office
2 1 (0.47%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 14 (6.60%) assyst
1 14 (6.60%) Sentinel
2 4 (1.89%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.42%) Office 365
1 3 (1.42%) OneDrive
2 2 (0.94%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.94%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.94%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 36 (16.98%) Network Security
2 33 (15.57%) Firewall
3 19 (8.96%) X.400
4 18 (8.49%) HTTP
5 16 (7.55%) TCP/IP
6 15 (7.08%) DHCP
6 15 (7.08%) DMZ
6 15 (7.08%) DNS
6 15 (7.08%) FTP
6 15 (7.08%) SMTP
7 10 (4.72%) Wireless
7 10 (4.72%) Wireless Security
8 8 (3.77%) SSL
9 4 (1.89%) IPsec
9 4 (1.89%) VPN
9 4 (1.89%) Wi-Fi
10 3 (1.42%) LAN
10 3 (1.42%) Skype
10 3 (1.42%) WAN
11 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 (1.42%) 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 27 (12.74%) Finance
2 18 (8.49%) Telecoms
3 11 (5.19%) Aerospace
4 10 (4.72%) Manufacturing
5 9 (4.25%) Electronics
6 7 (3.30%) Local Government
7 6 (2.83%) Legal
7 6 (2.83%) Marketing
7 6 (2.83%) Military
7 6 (2.83%) Publishing
8 3 (1.42%) Retail
Job Titles
1 53 (25.00%) Consultant
2 38 (17.92%) Security Consultant
3 29 (13.68%) Architect
4 26 (12.26%) Security Architect
5 24 (11.32%) Analyst
6 23 (10.85%) Penetration Tester
6 23 (10.85%) Security Analyst
6 23 (10.85%) Tester
7 19 (8.96%) Security Engineer
8 17 (8.02%) Security Officer
9 15 (7.08%) Information Security Officer
9 15 (7.08%) Security Manager
10 12 (5.66%) Information Officer
10 12 (5.66%) Network Engineer
11 10 (4.72%) Information Manager
11 10 (4.72%) Information Security Consultant
11 10 (4.72%) IT Analyst
11 10 (4.72%) Network Security Engineer
11 10 (4.72%) Presales Consultant
11 10 (4.72%) Security Presales Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.42%) .NET
1 3 (1.42%) .NET Framework
2 2 (0.94%) HTML
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%) Middleware
3 1 (0.47%) Web Services
3 1 (0.47%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 72 (33.96%) Management Information System
2 40 (18.87%) Analytical Skills
3 31 (14.62%) CESG CLAS
4 14 (6.60%) Data Centre
4 14 (6.60%) Freedom of Information
4 14 (6.60%) Video Conferencing
5 12 (5.66%) Computer Science
5 12 (5.66%) Security Operations Centre
6 10 (4.72%) Mobile App
7 8 (3.77%) Cyberthreat
7 8 (3.77%) Social Media
8 7 (3.30%) Data Protection Act
9 6 (2.83%) Smartphone
10 4 (1.89%) Blog
10 4 (1.89%) Freedom of Information Act
10 4 (1.89%) Life Science
11 3 (1.42%) Driving Licence
11 3 (1.42%) User Experience
12 2 (0.94%) Cyber Attack
12 2 (0.94%) Cyber Defence
Operating Systems
1 37 (17.45%) Windows
2 25 (11.79%) Linux
3 13 (6.13%) Unix
4 5 (2.36%) Android
5 4 (1.89%) AIX
5 4 (1.89%) Kali Linux
5 4 (1.89%) 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
1 135 (63.68%) Information Security
2 80 (37.74%) Risk Management
3 63 (29.72%) Risk Assessment
4 62 (29.25%) Cybersecurity
5 59 (27.83%) Information Assurance
6 55 (25.94%) ITIL
7 54 (25.47%) Security Management
8 50 (23.58%) Security Architecture
9 32 (15.09%) Data Protection
10 31 (14.62%) Service Management
11 30 (14.15%) Penetration Testing
12 27 (12.74%) Incident Management
12 27 (12.74%) SIEM
13 25 (11.79%) Cryptography
13 25 (11.79%) Information Security Management
13 25 (11.79%) Security Operations
13 25 (11.79%) Service Delivery
14 24 (11.32%) Business Continuity
14 24 (11.32%) Business Development
15 23 (10.85%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (12.26%) C
2 24 (11.32%) C++
3 15 (7.08%) PHP
4 14 (6.60%) Java
5 12 (5.66%) Perl
6 11 (5.19%) Python
6 11 (5.19%) Ruby
7 8 (3.77%) SQL
8 4 (1.89%) C#
9 3 (1.42%) JavaScript
9 3 (1.42%) PowerShell
9 3 (1.42%) VB.NET
9 3 (1.42%) VBScript
10 1 (0.47%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.47%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 120 (56.60%) Security Cleared
2 115 (54.25%) CISSP
3 96 (45.28%) SC Cleared
4 83 (39.15%) CESG Certified Professional
5 70 (33.02%) CISM
6 59 (27.83%) CISA
7 57 (26.89%) Degree
8 37 (17.45%) DV Cleared
9 31 (14.62%) CLAS
10 22 (10.38%) CREST Certified
11 21 (9.91%) ITIL Certification
12 19 (8.96%) CEH
13 17 (8.02%) OSCP
14 15 (7.08%) CCNA
14 15 (7.08%) Cisco Certification
14 15 (7.08%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 12 (5.66%) CHECK Team Leader
16 8 (3.77%) CGEIT
17 7 (3.30%) CRISC
17 7 (3.30%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 77 (36.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 36 (16.98%) PCI DSS
3 30 (14.15%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 27 (12.74%) JSP 440
5 17 (8.02%) Cyber Essentials
5 17 (8.02%) RMADS
6 16 (7.55%) QA
7 14 (6.60%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 7 (3.30%) COBIT
8 7 (3.30%) HMG Infosec
8 7 (3.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 7 (3.30%) SLA
9 6 (2.83%) ISO27002
10 5 (2.36%) BS7799
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 (4.72%) vSphere
2 4 (1.89%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.42%) BitLocker
3 3 (1.42%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (1.42%) XenApp
3 3 (1.42%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.47%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 4 (1.89%) Nessus
2 3 (1.42%) Microsoft Intune
2 3 (1.42%) Norton AntiVirus
2 3 (1.42%) SCCM
2 3 (1.42%) 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 (7.08%) Microsoft
2 4 (1.89%) SAP
2 4 (1.89%) VMware
3 3 (1.42%) Altiris
3 3 (1.42%) AppSense
3 3 (1.42%) Citrix
3 3 (1.42%) LANDesk
3 3 (1.42%) Symantec
4 2 (0.94%) Zend
5 1 (0.47%) Computacenter
5 1 (0.47%) Rackspace
London
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol Area
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000-70,000k
Posted: 6 days ago
Bath, Avon
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000-70,000k
Posted: 6 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000-70,000k
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000K - £70,000 + strong package
Posted: 6 days ago
Nottingham
Lawrence Harvey
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Itecco
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Flexible Working + Oncall
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham
Modis International Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Bristol
Boeing
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 5 days ago
England
People Source Consulting
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago