The first table below looks at the demand for Communications Security skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheadle region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Communications Security over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Cheadle region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Communications Security (COMSEC)
Rank 12 7 14
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +7
Permanent jobs citing Communications Security 9 15 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheadle 17.65% 20.27% 11.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 18.75% 29.41% 14.00%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £55,000 £34,250
% change year-on-year
-27.27% +60.58%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Cheadle
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
48 51 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheadle 94.12% 68.92% 79.37%
Number of salaries quoted 19 32 20
Average salary £37,000 £28,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+29.82% -12.30%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,100 £23,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £40,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Communications Security
Manchester

Communications Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheadle

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

Communications Security Jobs Demand Trend in Cheadle

Communications Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheadle

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Cheadle 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 12 (80.00%) Visual Studio
1 12 (80.00%) Web Services
1 12 (80.00%) Windows
2 11 (73.33%) Validation
3 10 (66.67%) Software Engineering
4 9 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (60.00%) Linux
4 9 (60.00%) Jenkins
5 8 (53.33%) Change Control
5 8 (53.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (53.33%) SQL Server
5 8 (53.33%) Configuration Management
5 8 (53.33%) Electronics
5 8 (53.33%) VMware
5 8 (53.33%) Military
5 8 (53.33%) NUnit
5 8 (53.33%) Information Management
6 7 (46.67%) WCF
6 7 (46.67%) LINQ
6 7 (46.67%) Ruby
6 7 (46.67%) Wonderware
6 7 (46.67%) C#
6 7 (46.67%) Dependency Injection
6 7 (46.67%) Ninject
7 6 (40.00%) JUnit
7 6 (40.00%) Eclipse
7 6 (40.00%) Selenium
8 5 (33.33%) Scrum
8 5 (33.33%) MySQL
8 5 (33.33%) Oracle

Communications Security
Top Related IT Skills in Cheadle by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Cheadle 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (13.33%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Photoshop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (53.33%) SQL Server
2 5 (33.33%) MySQL
3 3 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (20.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (80.00%) Visual Studio
2 9 (60.00%) Jenkins
3 8 (53.33%) NUnit
4 6 (40.00%) Eclipse
4 6 (40.00%) Selenium
4 6 (40.00%) JUnit
5 5 (33.33%) Git (software)
6 3 (20.00%) FxCop
6 3 (20.00%) StyleCop
6 3 (20.00%) Moq
6 3 (20.00%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 3 (20.00%) Dreamweaver
6 3 (20.00%) Subversion
6 3 (20.00%) Gerrit
7 2 (13.33%) Rational DOORS
8 1 (6.67%) Maven
General
1 8 (53.33%) Electronics
1 8 (53.33%) Military
2 2 (13.33%) Telecoms
2 2 (13.33%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Developer
2 4 (26.67%) Software Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) Senior Developer
2 4 (26.67%) C# Developer
3 3 (20.00%) UI Developer
3 3 (20.00%) UI Programmer
4 2 (13.33%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Senior UI Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Software Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Senior C# Developer
4 2 (13.33%) C# Software Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Software Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (80.00%) Web Services
2 7 (46.67%) WCF
2 7 (46.67%) LINQ
2 7 (46.67%) Ninject
3 4 (26.67%) HTML
3 4 (26.67%) CSS
4 3 (20.00%) .NET
4 3 (20.00%) CSS3
4 3 (20.00%) Backbone.js
4 3 (20.00%) jQuery
4 3 (20.00%) RESTful
4 3 (20.00%) HTML5
5 2 (13.33%) Middleware
6 1 (6.67%) Hibernate
6 1 (6.67%) Spring
6 1 (6.67%) JSP
6 1 (6.67%) Grails
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Computer Science
2 3 (20.00%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 12 (80.00%) Windows
2 9 (60.00%) Linux
3 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (13.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (73.33%) Validation
2 10 (66.67%) Software Engineering
3 9 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (53.33%) Information Management
4 8 (53.33%) Configuration Management
4 8 (53.33%) Change Control
5 7 (46.67%) Dependency Injection
6 5 (33.33%) Scrum
7 4 (26.67%) Risk Management
7 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (26.67%) CMMI
7 4 (26.67%) Requirements Management
7 4 (26.67%) Web Development
7 4 (26.67%) Automated Testing
8 3 (20.00%) SOA
9 2 (13.33%) RUP
9 2 (13.33%) Unified Process
9 2 (13.33%) Network Design
9 2 (13.33%) Waterfall
9 2 (13.33%) Signal Processing
Programming Languages
1 7 (46.67%) C#
1 7 (46.67%) Ruby
2 4 (26.67%) JavaScript
3 3 (20.00%) SQL
3 3 (20.00%) Shell Script
4 2 (13.33%) MATLAB
4 2 (13.33%) Python
4 2 (13.33%) PowerShell
4 2 (13.33%) Bash Shell
5 1 (6.67%) Java
5 1 (6.67%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) MCSA
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (13.33%) RHCE
1 2 (13.33%) Degree
1 2 (13.33%) Chartered Engineer
1 2 (13.33%) SC Cleared
1 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (26.67%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 8 (53.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (20.00%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) Puppet
1 2 (13.33%) Red Hat Satellite
1 2 (13.33%) Red Hat Spacewalk
1 2 (13.33%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 8 (53.33%) VMware
2 7 (46.67%) Wonderware
3 5 (33.33%) Oracle
4 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
4 2 (13.33%) Red Hat