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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Communications Security (COMSEC)
Rank 827 805 822
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +17
Permanent jobs citing Communications Security 23 41 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.023% 0.043% 0.051%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.028% 0.052% 0.064%
Number of salaries quoted 6 17 11
Average salary £68,750 £67,000 £54,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.61% +24.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,250 £40,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £120,400 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £72,500 £42,500 £41,250
% change year-on-year
+70.58% +3.03%
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
81768 78776 82778
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 82.75% 82.36% 80.15%
Number of salaries quoted 67914 63526 70746
Average salary £48,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.10% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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
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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
South East -31 10 £72,500 +58.46% 1
London -10 9 £57,500 -43.90% 1
North West -7 4 - -
Communications Security
UK

Communications Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 19 (37.25%) Telecoms
1 19 (37.25%) Degree
2 18 (35.29%) Information Management
2 18 (35.29%) Security Cleared
2 18 (35.29%) Aerospace
2 18 (35.29%) Electronics
2 18 (35.29%) Military
3 14 (27.45%) Finance
4 13 (25.49%) Windows
5 12 (23.53%) Management Information System
6 11 (21.57%) Project Management
6 11 (21.57%) WAN
7 10 (19.61%) SC Cleared
8 9 (17.65%) Linux
9 8 (15.69%) CRM
9 8 (15.69%) Data Management
9 8 (15.69%) Unified Communications
10 7 (13.73%) Coaching
10 7 (13.73%) Matrix Management
10 7 (13.73%) Oracle
10 7 (13.73%) MPLS
11 6 (11.76%) Legal
11 6 (11.76%) VMware
11 6 (11.76%) MS Office
11 6 (11.76%) MS Excel
11 6 (11.76%) PRINCE2
11 6 (11.76%) ITIL
11 6 (11.76%) VoIP
11 6 (11.76%) VPN
11 6 (11.76%) ADSL

Communications Security
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (7.84%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.96%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (11.76%) MS Office
1 6 (11.76%) MS Excel
2 5 (9.80%) MS Project
3 3 (5.88%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (5.88%) MS Visio
4 2 (3.92%) Windchill
4 2 (3.92%) Mathematica
4 2 (3.92%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 11 (21.57%) WAN
2 8 (15.69%) Unified Communications
3 7 (13.73%) MPLS
4 6 (11.76%) VoIP
4 6 (11.76%) VPN
4 6 (11.76%) ADSL
4 6 (11.76%) ATM
4 6 (11.76%) ISDN
5 5 (9.80%) Internet
5 5 (9.80%) LAN
6 4 (7.84%) TCP/IP
6 4 (7.84%) Wireshark
7 2 (3.92%) SNMP
8 1 (1.96%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.84%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (5.88%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.92%) MySQL
3 2 (3.92%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.96%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (5.88%) JIRA
1 3 (5.88%) Visual Studio
2 2 (3.92%) NUnit
2 2 (3.92%) PVCS
2 2 (3.92%) JUnit
2 2 (3.92%) Dreamweaver
2 2 (3.92%) Eclipse
2 2 (3.92%) Subversion
2 2 (3.92%) Selenium
2 2 (3.92%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 2 (3.92%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.96%) Rational Rhapsody
3 1 (1.96%) Rational DOORS
General
1 19 (37.25%) Telecoms
2 18 (35.29%) Aerospace
2 18 (35.29%) Electronics
2 18 (35.29%) Military
3 14 (27.45%) Finance
4 6 (11.76%) Legal
4 6 (11.76%) Mandarin Language
4 6 (11.76%) French Language
4 6 (11.76%) German Language
4 6 (11.76%) Italian Language
4 6 (11.76%) Japanese Language
4 6 (11.76%) Spanish Language
5 4 (7.84%) Banking
6 2 (3.92%) Avionics
7 1 (1.96%) Marketing
7 1 (1.96%) Law
Job Titles
1 9 (17.65%) Systems Engineer
2 6 (11.76%) Project Manager
2 6 (11.76%) Programme Manager
2 6 (11.76%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
3 5 (9.80%) Architect
4 4 (7.84%) Analyst
5 3 (5.88%) Development Engineer
5 3 (5.88%) Systems Support Engineer
5 3 (5.88%) Test Engineer
5 3 (5.88%) Enterprise Architect
5 3 (5.88%) Test Development Engineer
5 3 (5.88%) Security Analyst
5 3 (5.88%) Systems Support
5 3 (5.88%) Support Engineer
6 2 (3.92%) Data Architect
6 2 (3.92%) Software Engineer
6 2 (3.92%) Developer
6 2 (3.92%) Senior Developer
6 2 (3.92%) Engineering Manager
6 2 (3.92%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.92%) CSS
1 2 (3.92%) Web Services
1 2 (3.92%) HTML
1 2 (3.92%) Motif
1 2 (3.92%) jQuery
1 2 (3.92%) Qt
1 2 (3.92%) RESTful
1 2 (3.92%) HTML5
1 2 (3.92%) CSS3
1 2 (3.92%) Backbone.js
2 1 (1.96%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (23.53%) Management Information System
2 6 (11.76%) PMI
2 6 (11.76%) Cryptography
3 4 (7.84%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 4 (7.84%) Contract for Difference
4 3 (5.88%) CESG
4 3 (5.88%) CESG CLAS
5 2 (3.92%) VHDL
5 2 (3.92%) Graphic Design
5 2 (3.92%) Cybernetics
5 2 (3.92%) Mathematics
5 2 (3.92%) Physics
5 2 (3.92%) CCTV
5 2 (3.92%) Statistics
5 2 (3.92%) Computer Science
5 2 (3.92%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.96%) SCADA
6 1 (1.96%) RMADS
6 1 (1.96%) Human Factors
Operating Systems
1 13 (25.49%) Windows
2 9 (17.65%) Linux
3 4 (7.84%) UNIX
3 4 (7.84%) Windows XP
4 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (35.29%) Information Management
2 11 (21.57%) Project Management
3 8 (15.69%) CRM
3 8 (15.69%) Data Management
4 7 (13.73%) Coaching
4 7 (13.73%) Matrix Management
5 6 (11.76%) PRINCE2
5 6 (11.76%) ITIL
6 5 (9.80%) Software Engineering
6 5 (9.80%) Migration
7 4 (7.84%) Data Security
7 4 (7.84%) Validation
7 4 (7.84%) Business Continuity
7 4 (7.84%) Information Security
7 4 (7.84%) E-Commerce
7 4 (7.84%) Data Modelling
7 4 (7.84%) ETL
7 4 (7.84%) Configuration Management
7 4 (7.84%) Security Architecture
7 4 (7.84%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.84%) C
1 4 (7.84%) C++
2 2 (3.92%) Python
2 2 (3.92%) Ada
2 2 (3.92%) C#
2 2 (3.92%) JavaScript
2 2 (3.92%) SQL
2 2 (3.92%) MATLAB
3 1 (1.96%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 19 (37.25%) Degree
2 18 (35.29%) Security Cleared
3 10 (19.61%) SC Cleared
4 6 (11.76%) PMP
4 6 (11.76%) PMI Certification
5 4 (7.84%) HND
6 3 (5.88%) DV Cleared
6 3 (5.88%) CISSP
6 3 (5.88%) HNC
6 3 (5.88%) CISA
6 3 (5.88%) CISM
7 2 (3.92%) PhD
7 2 (3.92%) Chartered Engineer
8 1 (1.96%) CGEIT
8 1 (1.96%) ISSEP
8 1 (1.96%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.84%) SLA
1 4 (7.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (3.92%) QA
2 2 (3.92%) DO-254
3 1 (1.96%) HMG Infosec
3 1 (1.96%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 6 (11.76%) Active Directory
1 6 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (7.84%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (3.92%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (1.96%) SCOrch
1 1 (1.96%) SCOM
Vendors
1 7 (13.73%) Oracle
2 6 (11.76%) VMware
2 6 (11.76%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.92%) PTC
3 2 (3.92%) Cadence
3 2 (3.92%) Siemens
3 2 (3.92%) Xilinx
3 2 (3.92%) Altera
4 1 (1.96%) Cisco
4 1 (1.96%) Primavera
4 1 (1.96%) SAP
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