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 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Communications Security (COMSEC)
Rank 861 845 762
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -83
Permanent jobs citing Communications Security 19 54 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.019% 0.050% 0.089%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.022% 0.060% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 18 7 15
Average salary £51,750 £40,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+29.37% -27.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £27,300 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,000 £62,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £40,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+37.50% -27.27%
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
86396 90140 82283
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 84.75% 82.78% 81.09%
Number of salaries quoted 71617 73137 67976
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 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%

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 4 August 2015.

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 4 August 2015. 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
London +23 10 £50,000 - 1
South East +11 3 £55,000 -
East of England +2 3 £57,500 +43.75%
South West -15 3 £37,500 -
Communications Security
UK

Communications Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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 15 (44.12%) WAN
2 13 (38.24%) VoIP
2 13 (38.24%) MPLS
3 12 (35.29%) VMware
4 11 (32.35%) Security Cleared
5 10 (29.41%) VMware Infrastructure
5 10 (29.41%) LAN
5 10 (29.41%) VPN
6 8 (23.53%) ITIL
6 8 (23.53%) Windows
6 8 (23.53%) Active Directory
6 8 (23.53%) Unified Communications
6 8 (23.53%) Network Management
7 7 (20.59%) JSP 440
7 7 (20.59%) Project Management
7 7 (20.59%) Microsoft
8 6 (17.65%) CCNP
8 6 (17.65%) Legal
8 6 (17.65%) Cisco
8 6 (17.65%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (17.65%) ITIL Certification
8 6 (17.65%) Juniper
8 6 (17.65%) Network Architecture
9 5 (14.71%) Information Assurance
9 5 (14.71%) DV Cleared
9 5 (14.71%) Junos
9 5 (14.71%) Cyber Security
9 5 (14.71%) Multicast
9 5 (14.71%) Business Continuity
9 5 (14.71%) Data Management

Communications Security
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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 4 (11.76%) MS Exchange
2 3 (8.82%) SharePoint 2010
2 3 (8.82%) Lync
2 3 (8.82%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (8.82%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (14.71%) MS Office
2 2 (5.88%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.88%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 15 (44.12%) WAN
2 13 (38.24%) VoIP
2 13 (38.24%) MPLS
3 10 (29.41%) LAN
3 10 (29.41%) VPN
4 8 (23.53%) Unified Communications
5 5 (14.71%) Multicast
5 5 (14.71%) SNMP
5 5 (14.71%) ADSL
5 5 (14.71%) ATM
5 5 (14.71%) ISDN
5 5 (14.71%) OSPF
5 5 (14.71%) BGP
5 5 (14.71%) EIGRP
5 5 (14.71%) ICMP
5 5 (14.71%) H.323
5 5 (14.71%) IPsec
5 5 (14.71%) IGMP
5 5 (14.71%) Cisco IOS
5 5 (14.71%) Junos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.88%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.94%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.94%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (2.94%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (17.65%) Legal
2 5 (14.71%) Finance
3 3 (8.82%) Mandarin Language
3 3 (8.82%) French Language
3 3 (8.82%) German Language
3 3 (8.82%) Italian Language
3 3 (8.82%) Japanese Language
3 3 (8.82%) Spanish Language
4 2 (5.88%) Aerospace
4 2 (5.88%) Law
4 2 (5.88%) Marketing
5 1 (2.94%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (20.59%) Network Engineer
2 6 (17.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (17.65%) Principal Engineer
3 5 (14.71%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
3 5 (14.71%) Project Manager
3 5 (14.71%) Programme Manager
4 4 (11.76%) Systems Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) Consultant
5 3 (8.82%) Security Consultant
5 3 (8.82%) Architect
6 2 (5.88%) Cyber Security Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Database Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Oracle Database Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Principal Security Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Senior Network Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Team Leader
6 2 (5.88%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Security Architect
6 2 (5.88%) Security Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.88%) JSP
2 1 (2.94%) XML
2 1 (2.94%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.71%) PMI
2 3 (8.82%) Management Information System
2 3 (8.82%) Cryptography
2 3 (8.82%) Data Centre
3 2 (5.88%) Mathematics
3 2 (5.88%) Physics
3 2 (5.88%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.94%) Contract for Difference
Operating Systems
1 8 (23.53%) Windows
2 4 (11.76%) Windows XP
2 4 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (8.82%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (8.82%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (8.82%) Linux
4 1 (2.94%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (23.53%) ITIL
1 8 (23.53%) Network Management
2 7 (20.59%) Project Management
3 6 (17.65%) Network Architecture
4 5 (14.71%) Information Assurance
4 5 (14.71%) Matrix Management
4 5 (14.71%) Data Management
4 5 (14.71%) Business Continuity
4 5 (14.71%) PRINCE2
4 5 (14.71%) Cyber Security
5 4 (11.76%) Information Security
6 3 (8.82%) Risk Assessment
6 3 (8.82%) Migration
6 3 (8.82%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (8.82%) CRM
6 3 (8.82%) Information Security Management
6 3 (8.82%) Data Security
6 3 (8.82%) Security Management
6 3 (8.82%) Systems Analysis
7 2 (5.88%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 4 (11.76%) C
2 3 (8.82%) SQL
3 2 (5.88%) C++
3 2 (5.88%) Java
3 2 (5.88%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.94%) Python
4 1 (2.94%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 11 (32.35%) Security Cleared
2 6 (17.65%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (17.65%) ITIL Certification
2 6 (17.65%) CCNP
3 5 (14.71%) DV Cleared
3 5 (14.71%) PMP
3 5 (14.71%) PMI Certification
4 3 (8.82%) Degree
4 3 (8.82%) SC Cleared
4 3 (8.82%) CISSP
5 2 (5.88%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (20.59%) JSP 440
2 5 (14.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (8.82%) SLA
4 1 (2.94%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 10 (29.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (23.53%) Active Directory
3 2 (5.88%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (2.94%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (2.94%) SCCM
1 1 (2.94%) SCOM
1 1 (2.94%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 12 (35.29%) VMware
2 7 (20.59%) Microsoft
3 6 (17.65%) Cisco
3 6 (17.65%) Juniper
4 3 (8.82%) CheckPoint
4 3 (8.82%) Oracle
4 3 (8.82%) Avaya
5 1 (2.94%) Citrix
5 1 (2.94%) WorldPay
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