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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Communications Security over the 3 months to 27 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Communications Security (COMSEC)
Rank 882 925 903
Rank change year-on-year
+43 -22
Permanent jobs citing Communications Security 10 23 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.011% 0.023% 0.039%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.013% 0.026% 0.046%
Number of salaries quoted 4 22 7
Median salary £53,000 £51,750 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.41% +29.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,900 £37,500 £27,300
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £59,750 £52,000
UK excluding London median salary £46,500 £55,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-15.45% +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
79530 89127 93038
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 88.07% 87.44% 85.42%
Number of salaries quoted 67223 74140 74880
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +2.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Communications Security
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of job ads across the England region citing Communications Security as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 27 August 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Communications Security within the England region over the 3 months to 27 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +34 6 £65,500 +31.00%
South East +16 4 £46,500 -15.45%
Communications Security
UK

Communications Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 August 2016, IT jobs citing Communications Security also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region with a requirement for Communications Security.

1 8 (47.06%) SC Cleared
1 8 (47.06%) Security Cleared
2 6 (35.29%) VMware
2 6 (35.29%) Cisco
2 6 (35.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (29.41%) Degree
3 5 (29.41%) Windows
4 4 (23.53%) LAN
4 4 (23.53%) VoIP
4 4 (23.53%) WAN
4 4 (23.53%) SNMP
4 4 (23.53%) VPN
4 4 (23.53%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (23.53%) C
4 4 (23.53%) Web Services
4 4 (23.53%) ITIL
4 4 (23.53%) LDAP
4 4 (23.53%) CCNP
4 4 (23.53%) Active Directory
4 4 (23.53%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (23.53%) SAML
4 4 (23.53%) MPLS
4 4 (23.53%) OSPF
4 4 (23.53%) BGP
4 4 (23.53%) EIGRP
4 4 (23.53%) ICMP
4 4 (23.53%) IPsec
4 4 (23.53%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (23.53%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (23.53%) Juniper

Communications Security
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (11.76%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 4 (23.53%) SaaS
2 2 (11.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (23.53%) BGP
1 4 (23.53%) Cisco IOS
1 4 (23.53%) EIGRP
1 4 (23.53%) H.323
1 4 (23.53%) ICMP
1 4 (23.53%) IGMP
1 4 (23.53%) IPsec
1 4 (23.53%) Junos
1 4 (23.53%) LAN
1 4 (23.53%) LDAP
1 4 (23.53%) MPLS
1 4 (23.53%) Multicast
1 4 (23.53%) OSPF
1 4 (23.53%) SNMP
1 4 (23.53%) VoIP
1 4 (23.53%) VPN
1 4 (23.53%) WAN
2 2 (11.76%) Unified Communications
General
1 3 (17.65%) Military
2 1 (5.88%) Advertising
2 1 (5.88%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Legal
2 1 (5.88%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (47.06%) Architect
2 7 (41.18%) Solutions Architect
3 4 (23.53%) Analyst
3 4 (23.53%) Business Analyst
3 4 (23.53%) Presales Solution Architect
4 3 (17.65%) Infrastructure Architect
4 3 (17.65%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
5 2 (11.76%) IT Manager
5 2 (11.76%) IT Project Manager
5 2 (11.76%) Project Manager
6 1 (5.88%) Applications Consultant
6 1 (5.88%) Consultant
6 1 (5.88%) Data Architect
6 1 (5.88%) Design Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Design Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) IT Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Principal Data Architect
6 1 (5.88%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (23.53%) OAuth
1 4 (23.53%) REST
1 4 (23.53%) SAML
1 4 (23.53%) Web Services
2 3 (17.65%) CGI
3 2 (11.76%) XMPP
4 1 (5.88%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (23.53%) Data Centre
2 2 (11.76%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.88%) Cryptography
3 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (29.41%) Windows
2 3 (17.65%) Linux
2 3 (17.65%) Unix
3 2 (11.76%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (23.53%) Business Analysis
1 4 (23.53%) Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) Data Analysis
1 4 (23.53%) DevOps
1 4 (23.53%) ITIL
1 4 (23.53%) Network Management
1 4 (23.53%) Presales
1 4 (23.53%) Product Management
1 4 (23.53%) Stakeholder Management
1 4 (23.53%) Technical Architecture
1 4 (23.53%) Time Management
2 3 (17.65%) Enterprise Architecture
2 3 (17.65%) Logistics
2 3 (17.65%) Network Architecture
3 2 (11.76%) Business Transformation
3 2 (11.76%) Converged Infrastructure
3 2 (11.76%) PRINCE2
4 1 (5.88%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (5.88%) Office Automation
4 1 (5.88%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 4 (23.53%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (47.06%) SC Cleared
1 8 (47.06%) Security Cleared
2 5 (29.41%) Degree
3 4 (23.53%) CCNP
3 4 (23.53%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (23.53%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (11.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (5.88%) CEH
5 1 (5.88%) CISM
5 1 (5.88%) CISSP
5 1 (5.88%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (23.53%) JSP 440
System Software
1 6 (35.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (23.53%) Active Directory
3 2 (11.76%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 6 (35.29%) Cisco
1 6 (35.29%) VMware
2 4 (23.53%) Juniper
3 3 (17.65%) EMC
3 3 (17.65%) HP
3 3 (17.65%) NetApp
4 2 (11.76%) F5
4 2 (11.76%) Intel Security
4 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
4 2 (11.76%) Oracle
4 2 (11.76%) Palo Alto
4 2 (11.76%) Riverbed
5 1 (5.88%) Dell
5 1 (5.88%) Sun