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 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Communications Security (COMSEC)
Rank 840 768 801
Rank change year-on-year
-72 +33
Permanent jobs citing Communications Security 40 78 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.038% 0.078% 0.078%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.046% 0.096% 0.098%
Number of salaries quoted 9 16 46
Average salary £40,000 £55,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.27% -15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,400 £41,250 £39,750
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £63,250 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £55,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-27.27% +29.41%
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
86384 81135 87792
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 82.07% 81.24% 79.22%
Number of salaries quoted 69594 67256 74952
Average salary £48,500 £47,500 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.10% +2.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 17 September 2014.

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 17 September 2014. 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
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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
North West -17 11 - -
London -1 9 £57,500 -37.83% 2
South East -33 9 - -
South West -23 4 - -
East of England -16 3 £40,000 -
East Midlands - 2 £27,250 -
Yorkshire -44 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 £55,000 -
Communications Security
UK

Communications Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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 59 (56.73%) Telecoms
1 59 (56.73%) Military
1 59 (56.73%) Information Management
2 58 (55.77%) Aerospace
3 47 (45.19%) Electronics
4 43 (41.35%) Degree
5 34 (32.69%) Security Cleared
6 32 (30.77%) Management Information System
7 28 (26.92%) SC Cleared
8 26 (25.00%) Windows
9 20 (19.23%) MS Office
9 20 (19.23%) Finance
10 19 (18.27%) Project Management
10 19 (18.27%) Software Engineering
11 18 (17.31%) Oracle
11 18 (17.31%) Linux
12 17 (16.35%) MS Excel
12 17 (16.35%) Chip and PIN
13 16 (15.38%) Microsoft
13 16 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
13 16 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
14 14 (13.46%) C
15 13 (12.50%) C++
15 13 (12.50%) SQL Server
15 13 (12.50%) Web Services
15 13 (12.50%) Requirements Management
16 12 (11.54%) C#
16 12 (11.54%) Validation
16 12 (11.54%) Rational DOORS
16 12 (11.54%) Change Control

Communications Security
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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 1 (0.96%) IIS
Applications
1 20 (19.23%) MS Office
2 17 (16.35%) MS Excel
3 6 (5.77%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (4.81%) Photoshop
4 5 (4.81%) MS Project
5 3 (2.88%) MS Visio
6 2 (1.92%) Mathematica
Business Applications
1 2 (1.92%) SAP HR
Communications & Networking
1 9 (8.65%) LAN
1 9 (8.65%) WAN
2 5 (4.81%) VPN
2 5 (4.81%) Unified Communications
3 4 (3.85%) MPLS
4 3 (2.88%) GPRS
4 3 (2.88%) snoop
4 3 (2.88%) Wireshark
4 3 (2.88%) ZigBee
5 2 (1.92%) Firewall
5 2 (1.92%) TETRA
5 2 (1.92%) Gigabit Ethernet
5 2 (1.92%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (1.92%) GSM
5 2 (1.92%) ISDN
5 2 (1.92%) ADSL
5 2 (1.92%) ATM
5 2 (1.92%) Broadband
5 2 (1.92%) Ethernet
5 2 (1.92%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 7 (6.73%) MySQL
3 5 (4.81%) Relational Database
4 4 (3.85%) Data Mining
5 2 (1.92%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (1.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (1.92%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (1.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.92%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (1.92%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.92%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (1.92%) Cognos Impromptu
Development Applications
1 12 (11.54%) Rational DOORS
2 11 (10.58%) Visual Studio
3 7 (6.73%) NUnit
3 7 (6.73%) Jenkins
4 5 (4.81%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 5 (4.81%) Rational Rhapsody
4 5 (4.81%) Eclipse
4 5 (4.81%) JUnit
4 5 (4.81%) Dreamweaver
4 5 (4.81%) Selenium
5 2 (1.92%) Git (software)
5 2 (1.92%) FxCop
5 2 (1.92%) StyleCop
5 2 (1.92%) Moq
5 2 (1.92%) Toad
5 2 (1.92%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 2 (1.92%) Gerrit
6 1 (0.96%) Subversion
General
1 59 (56.73%) Telecoms
1 59 (56.73%) Military
2 58 (55.77%) Aerospace
3 47 (45.19%) Electronics
4 20 (19.23%) Finance
5 10 (9.62%) Avionics
6 6 (5.77%) Spanish Language
6 6 (5.77%) French Language
6 6 (5.77%) German Language
6 6 (5.77%) Italian Language
6 6 (5.77%) Marketing
7 5 (4.81%) Legal
8 2 (1.92%) Japanese Language
8 2 (1.92%) Mandarin Language
8 2 (1.92%) Back Office
9 1 (0.96%) Law
Job Titles
1 17 (16.35%) Systems Engineer
2 14 (13.46%) Analyst
3 11 (10.58%) Software Engineer
4 10 (9.62%) Architect
5 9 (8.65%) Developer
6 7 (6.73%) Solutions Architect
7 6 (5.77%) Senior Developer
7 6 (5.77%) Project Manager
7 6 (5.77%) Security Analyst
8 5 (4.81%) UI Developer
8 5 (4.81%) UI Programmer
9 4 (3.85%) Cyber Security Analyst
9 4 (3.85%) Senior UI Developer
9 4 (3.85%) Technical Manager
9 4 (3.85%) Oracle Team Leader
9 4 (3.85%) C# Developer
9 4 (3.85%) Test Engineer
9 4 (3.85%) Team Leader
9 4 (3.85%) DBA
10 3 (2.88%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (12.50%) Web Services
2 9 (8.65%) JSF
3 7 (6.73%) HTML
3 7 (6.73%) CSS
4 6 (5.77%) WCF
4 6 (5.77%) LINQ
4 6 (5.77%) Ninject
5 5 (4.81%) CSS3
5 5 (4.81%) Backbone.js
5 5 (4.81%) Middleware
5 5 (4.81%) jQuery
5 5 (4.81%) RESTful
5 5 (4.81%) HTML5
6 2 (1.92%) .NET
6 2 (1.92%) XML
7 1 (0.96%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 32 (30.77%) Management Information System
2 17 (16.35%) Chip and PIN
3 9 (8.65%) Device Driver
4 6 (5.77%) Computer Science
4 6 (5.77%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (4.81%) Human Factors
5 5 (4.81%) Graphic Design
6 4 (3.85%) Replication
6 4 (3.85%) CESG
6 4 (3.85%) CESG CLAS
6 4 (3.85%) Cryptography
7 2 (1.92%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 2 (1.92%) Smartphone
7 2 (1.92%) CCTV
7 2 (1.92%) Statistics
7 2 (1.92%) SCADA
7 2 (1.92%) Cybernetics
7 2 (1.92%) Mathematics
7 2 (1.92%) Physics
7 2 (1.92%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 26 (25.00%) Windows
2 18 (17.31%) Linux
3 9 (8.65%) VxWorks
4 6 (5.77%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (3.85%) UNIX
5 4 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.92%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (56.73%) Information Management
2 19 (18.27%) Project Management
2 19 (18.27%) Software Engineering
3 16 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
3 16 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (12.50%) Requirements Management
5 12 (11.54%) Validation
5 12 (11.54%) Change Control
6 11 (10.58%) Configuration Management
7 10 (9.62%) UML
8 9 (8.65%) ITIL
8 9 (8.65%) CRM
8 9 (8.65%) Unit Testing
8 9 (8.65%) Integration Testing
8 9 (8.65%) Software Testing
9 7 (6.73%) Data Analysis
9 7 (6.73%) Scrum
10 6 (5.77%) Change Management
10 6 (5.77%) Dependency Injection
10 6 (5.77%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 14 (13.46%) C
2 13 (12.50%) C++
3 12 (11.54%) C#
4 10 (9.62%) SQL
5 7 (6.73%) JavaScript
6 6 (5.77%) Ruby
7 5 (4.81%) Ada
8 4 (3.85%) Python
8 4 (3.85%) MATLAB
9 2 (1.92%) Shell Script
9 2 (1.92%) VBScript
9 2 (1.92%) VB
Qualifications
1 43 (41.35%) Degree
2 34 (32.69%) Security Cleared
3 28 (26.92%) SC Cleared
4 7 (6.73%) Chartered Engineer
5 6 (5.77%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (4.81%) PMP
7 4 (3.85%) CISSP
7 4 (3.85%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (3.85%) CCNP
8 3 (2.88%) CISA
8 3 (2.88%) CISM
9 2 (1.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (1.92%) PMI Certification
9 2 (1.92%) CCNA
9 2 (1.92%) HNC
9 2 (1.92%) HND
9 2 (1.92%) PhD
9 2 (1.92%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (1.92%) MCITP
10 1 (0.96%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.77%) SLA
2 4 (3.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (3.85%) ISO 9001
2 4 (3.85%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.96%) QA
3 1 (0.96%) JSP 440
System Software
1 9 (8.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.92%) Hyper-V
2 2 (1.92%) VirtualBox
2 2 (1.92%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.92%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (1.92%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 2 (1.92%) SCCM
Vendors
1 18 (17.31%) Oracle
2 16 (15.38%) Microsoft
3 9 (8.65%) VMware
4 6 (5.77%) Cisco
4 6 (5.77%) Primavera
4 6 (5.77%) Wonderware
5 4 (3.85%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (2.88%) SAP
7 2 (1.92%) Cognos
7 2 (1.92%) Business Objects
7 2 (1.92%) Citrix
7 2 (1.92%) NetApp
7 2 (1.92%) Northgate
8 1 (0.96%) HP
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