The table below looks at the statistics 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 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Communications Security (COMSEC)
Rank 13 20 9
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -11
Permanent jobs citing Communications Security 2 6 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheadle 7.14% 10.53% 21.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.00% 12.00% 31.58%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £82,500 - £65,000
Communications Security
Manchester

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cheadle
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
25 50 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheadle 89.29% 87.72% 67.86%
Number of salaries quoted 21 31 18
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

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 16 Related IT Skills in Cheadle

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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 3 (75.00%) Validation
2 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (50.00%) C
2 2 (50.00%) C++
2 2 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) Mathematics
2 2 (50.00%) Physics
2 2 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (25.00%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (25.00%) System Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Chartered Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Degree
3 1 (25.00%) JIRA

Communications Security
Top Related IT Skills in Cheadle by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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.

Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) JIRA
1 1 (25.00%) Rational DOORS
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Mathematics
1 2 (50.00%) Physics
1 2 (50.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Validation
2 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (50.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (25.00%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C
1 2 (50.00%) C++
1 2 (50.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) Chartered Engineer