The table below looks at the statistics for Communications Security skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Communications Security over the 3 months to 28 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Communications Security (COMSEC)
Rank 905 926 928
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +2
Permanent jobs citing Communications Security 8 21 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.008% 0.020% 0.037%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.009% 0.024% 0.043%
Number of salaries quoted 7 5 1
Average salary £50,000 £80,000 £105,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-37.50% -23.80%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £80,000 -
% change year-on-year
-37.50% -
Communications Security
UK

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
84935 88871 94531
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 87.69% 85.84% 85.38%
Number of salaries quoted 71412 72612 76740
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Communications Security
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Communications Security Jobs Demand Trend in England

Communications Security
Salary Trend in England

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

Communications Security Salary Trend in England

Communications Security
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Communications Security across the England region over the 3 months to 28 April 2016.

Communications Security Salary Histogram in England

Communications Security
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Communications Security within the England region over the 3 months to 28 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East +28 3 £52,000 -35.00%
South West - 2 £50,000 - 1
North West +28 1 £62,500 -
Communications Security
UK

Communications Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT jobs across the England 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 9 (42.86%) ITIL
1 9 (42.86%) Cisco
1 9 (42.86%) CCNP
1 9 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
1 9 (42.86%) Security Cleared
1 9 (42.86%) SC Cleared
2 8 (38.10%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (38.10%) VMware
2 8 (38.10%) Juniper
2 8 (38.10%) Active Directory
2 8 (38.10%) LAN
2 8 (38.10%) VoIP
2 8 (38.10%) WAN
2 8 (38.10%) Data Centre
3 7 (33.33%) SNMP
3 7 (33.33%) C
3 7 (33.33%) HP
3 7 (33.33%) Dell
3 7 (33.33%) EMC
3 7 (33.33%) VPN
3 7 (33.33%) NetApp
3 7 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
3 7 (33.33%) MPLS
3 7 (33.33%) OSPF
3 7 (33.33%) BGP
3 7 (33.33%) EIGRP
3 7 (33.33%) ICMP
3 7 (33.33%) H.323
3 7 (33.33%) IPsec
3 7 (33.33%) IGMP

Communications Security
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT jobs across the England 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 (9.52%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 8 (38.10%) LAN
1 8 (38.10%) VoIP
1 8 (38.10%) WAN
2 7 (33.33%) BGP
2 7 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
2 7 (33.33%) EIGRP
2 7 (33.33%) H.323
2 7 (33.33%) ICMP
2 7 (33.33%) IGMP
2 7 (33.33%) IPsec
2 7 (33.33%) Junos
2 7 (33.33%) MPLS
2 7 (33.33%) Multicast
2 7 (33.33%) OSPF
2 7 (33.33%) SNMP
2 7 (33.33%) VPN
3 4 (19.05%) Firewall
3 4 (19.05%) Unified Communications
3 4 (19.05%) Wireless
4 3 (14.29%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (14.29%) Legal
2 2 (9.52%) Finance
2 2 (9.52%) Military
3 1 (4.76%) Back Office
3 1 (4.76%) Banking
3 1 (4.76%) Front Office
3 1 (4.76%) Investment Banking
3 1 (4.76%) Marketing
3 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (33.33%) Design Engineer
1 7 (33.33%) Implementation Engineer
1 7 (33.33%) Infrastructure Design Engineer
1 7 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 7 (33.33%) IT Engineer
1 7 (33.33%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (23.81%) IT Manager
3 4 (19.05%) Infrastructure Manager
3 4 (19.05%) IT Infrastructure Manager
4 3 (14.29%) Consultant
4 3 (14.29%) Infrastructure Operations Manager
4 3 (14.29%) Operations Manager
4 3 (14.29%) Systems Manager
5 2 (9.52%) Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Business Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Developer
5 2 (9.52%) SharePoint Consultant
5 2 (9.52%) SharePoint Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Cisco Consultant
6 1 (4.76%) IT Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) .NET
1 2 (9.52%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 8 (38.10%) Data Centre
2 4 (19.05%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.76%) Cryptography
3 1 (4.76%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (42.86%) ITIL
2 7 (33.33%) Network Management
3 5 (23.81%) Information Security
4 3 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (9.52%) Business Analysis
5 2 (9.52%) Business Continuity
5 2 (9.52%) Data Analysis
5 2 (9.52%) Data Management
5 2 (9.52%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (9.52%) Internal Audit
5 2 (9.52%) Logistics
5 2 (9.52%) Project Management
5 2 (9.52%) Risk Management
6 1 (4.76%) DevOps
6 1 (4.76%) Financial Analysis
6 1 (4.76%) Information Architecture
6 1 (4.76%) Logical Data Model
6 1 (4.76%) Physical Data Model
6 1 (4.76%) Presales
6 1 (4.76%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 7 (33.33%) C
2 1 (4.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (42.86%) CCNP
1 9 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
1 9 (42.86%) SC Cleared
1 9 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 7 (33.33%) DV Cleared
2 7 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (9.52%) CISA
3 2 (9.52%) CISM
3 2 (9.52%) CISSP
3 2 (9.52%) IISP
3 2 (9.52%) MBCS
3 2 (9.52%) QiCA
4 1 (4.76%) CCIE
4 1 (4.76%) Degree
4 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (33.33%) JSP 440
2 5 (23.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (9.52%) QA
4 1 (4.76%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 8 (38.10%) Active Directory
1 8 (38.10%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.76%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) Backup Exec
1 1 (4.76%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (4.76%) Cisco Prime
1 1 (4.76%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (42.86%) Cisco
2 8 (38.10%) Juniper
2 8 (38.10%) VMware
3 7 (33.33%) Dell
3 7 (33.33%) EMC
3 7 (33.33%) HP
3 7 (33.33%) NetApp
4 1 (4.76%) Aruba
4 1 (4.76%) Meraki
4 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.76%) SolarWinds
4 1 (4.76%) Sybase
4 1 (4.76%) Veeam
South West
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits £20K Sales Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits £20K Sales Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago