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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Communications Security (COMSEC)
Rank 860 854 784
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -70
Permanent jobs citing Communications Security 23 42 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.022% 0.038% 0.083%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.027% 0.046% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 6 1 9
Average salary £80,000 £105,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.80% +61.53%
UK excluding London average salary £80,000 - £65,000
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
85820 91842 84491
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 83.16% 82.09% 80.29%
Number of salaries quoted 70108 74491 70191
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,700
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 24 April 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 24 April 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
London +35 12 £50,000 -52.38% 1
North West +16 6 - -
South East -2 5 £80,000 -
Communications Security
UK

Communications Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (35.71%) Degree
2 14 (33.33%) Windows
3 13 (30.95%) Finance
4 11 (26.19%) Data Management
5 9 (21.43%) Security Cleared
5 9 (21.43%) Linux
5 9 (21.43%) CRM
6 8 (19.05%) Microsoft
6 8 (19.05%) Telecoms
6 8 (19.05%) Aerospace
6 8 (19.05%) Management Information System
6 8 (19.05%) Coaching
7 7 (16.67%) Active Directory
7 7 (16.67%) MS Office
7 7 (16.67%) Migration
8 6 (14.29%) VMware
8 6 (14.29%) Military
8 6 (14.29%) Cryptography
8 6 (14.29%) Information Management
8 6 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
8 6 (14.29%) JIRA
8 6 (14.29%) Wireshark
8 6 (14.29%) Oracle RAC
8 6 (14.29%) Oracle
8 6 (14.29%) MS Excel
8 6 (14.29%) ITIL
8 6 (14.29%) WAN
8 6 (14.29%) Electronics
8 6 (14.29%) Internet
8 6 (14.29%) Rational DOORS

Communications Security
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 5 (11.90%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (16.67%) MS Office
2 6 (14.29%) MS Excel
3 4 (9.52%) MS Project
4 2 (4.76%) MS Visio
4 2 (4.76%) Windchill
4 2 (4.76%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 6 (14.29%) WAN
1 6 (14.29%) Internet
1 6 (14.29%) Wireshark
2 5 (11.90%) LAN
2 5 (11.90%) TCP/IP
3 2 (4.76%) SNMP
4 1 (2.38%) Unified Communications
4 1 (2.38%) MPLS
4 1 (2.38%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.90%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (7.14%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.38%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (14.29%) JIRA
1 6 (14.29%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (4.76%) PVCS
2 2 (4.76%) Subversion
3 1 (2.38%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (30.95%) Finance
2 8 (19.05%) Aerospace
2 8 (19.05%) Telecoms
3 6 (14.29%) Electronics
3 6 (14.29%) Military
4 5 (11.90%) Banking
4 5 (11.90%) Legal
5 3 (7.14%) Marketing
6 2 (4.76%) Avionics
7 1 (2.38%) Law
Job Titles
1 11 (26.19%) Systems Engineer
2 5 (11.90%) Architect
3 4 (9.52%) Software Engineer
4 3 (7.14%) Analyst
4 3 (7.14%) Data Architect
4 3 (7.14%) Systems Support
4 3 (7.14%) Support Engineer
4 3 (7.14%) Systems Support Engineer
4 3 (7.14%) Database Engineer
4 3 (7.14%) Oracle Database Engineer
5 2 (4.76%) Configuration Controller
5 2 (4.76%) Lead Systems Engineer
5 2 (4.76%) Principal Engineer
5 2 (4.76%) Principal Security Engineer
5 2 (4.76%) Enterprise Data Architect
5 2 (4.76%) Senior Software Engineer
5 2 (4.76%) Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (4.76%) Team Leader
5 2 (4.76%) Enterprise Architect
5 2 (4.76%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.76%) JSP
1 2 (4.76%) Motif
1 2 (4.76%) Qt
2 1 (2.38%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (19.05%) Management Information System
2 6 (14.29%) Cryptography
3 5 (11.90%) Contract for Difference
4 2 (4.76%) Mathematics
4 2 (4.76%) Physics
4 2 (4.76%) Computer Science
4 2 (4.76%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 2 (4.76%) CCTV
4 2 (4.76%) VHDL
5 1 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 14 (33.33%) Windows
2 9 (21.43%) Linux
3 5 (11.90%) Windows XP
3 5 (11.90%) UNIX
4 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (26.19%) Data Management
2 9 (21.43%) CRM
3 8 (19.05%) Coaching
4 7 (16.67%) Migration
5 6 (14.29%) ITIL
5 6 (14.29%) Information Management
6 5 (11.90%) Software Engineering
6 5 (11.90%) ETL
6 5 (11.90%) Data Security
6 5 (11.90%) Validation
6 5 (11.90%) Business Continuity
7 4 (9.52%) E-Commerce
7 4 (9.52%) Data Modelling
7 4 (9.52%) Configuration Management
7 4 (9.52%) Wealth Management
7 4 (9.52%) Information Architecture
8 3 (7.14%) Financial Analysis
8 3 (7.14%) Data Architecture
8 3 (7.14%) Project Management
8 3 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (11.90%) C
2 4 (9.52%) C++
3 2 (4.76%) Java
3 2 (4.76%) SQL
3 2 (4.76%) Ada
4 1 (2.38%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 15 (35.71%) Degree
2 9 (21.43%) Security Cleared
3 4 (9.52%) HND
3 4 (9.52%) Chartered Engineer
4 2 (4.76%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.90%) SLA
2 3 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (4.76%) JSP 440
3 2 (4.76%) DO-254
3 2 (4.76%) ISO 9001
4 1 (2.38%) HMG Infosec
System Software
1 7 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 6 (14.29%) Oracle RAC
2 6 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.76%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (2.38%) SCOM
1 1 (2.38%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 8 (19.05%) Microsoft
2 6 (14.29%) Oracle
2 6 (14.29%) VMware
3 2 (4.76%) Cadence
3 2 (4.76%) PTC
3 2 (4.76%) Xilinx
3 2 (4.76%) Altera
3 2 (4.76%) Siemens
4 1 (2.38%) Cisco
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Salary: £75000 - £76000 per annum + benefit package
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