The table below looks at the statistics for Communications Security skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Communications Security over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Communications Security (COMSEC)
Rank 102 118 106
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -12
Permanent jobs citing Communications Security 2 1 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.14% 0.055% 0.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% 0.066% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 0
Average salary £57,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £40,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+18.75% -27.27%
Communications Security
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cambridge region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1166 1511 1271
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 83.70% 83.25% 80.75%
Number of salaries quoted 1015 1167 1094
Average salary £45,000 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.75% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,300 £30,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

Communications Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Communications Security across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Communications Security Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Communications Security
Salary Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Communications Security across the Cambridge region.

Communications Security Salary Trend in Cambridge

Communications Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridge region citing Communications Security also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Communications Security.

1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) VoIP
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
1 2 (100.00%) SNMP
1 2 (100.00%) VPN
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) CCNP
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Juniper
1 2 (100.00%) MPLS
1 2 (100.00%) OSPF
1 2 (100.00%) BGP
1 2 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 2 (100.00%) ICMP
1 2 (100.00%) H.323
1 2 (100.00%) IPsec
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) IGMP
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco IOS
1 2 (100.00%) JSP 440
1 2 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) Network Architecture
1 2 (100.00%) Network Management
1 2 (100.00%) Junos
1 2 (100.00%) Multicast

Communications Security
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridge region citing Communications Security also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Communications Security. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) VoIP
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
1 2 (100.00%) SNMP
1 2 (100.00%) VPN
1 2 (100.00%) MPLS
1 2 (100.00%) OSPF
1 2 (100.00%) BGP
1 2 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 2 (100.00%) ICMP
1 2 (100.00%) H.323
1 2 (100.00%) IPsec
1 2 (100.00%) IGMP
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco IOS
1 2 (100.00%) Junos
1 2 (100.00%) Multicast
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Principal Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Network Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) Network Architecture
1 2 (100.00%) Network Management
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) CCNP
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) JSP 440
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Juniper
1 2 (100.00%) VMware