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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Communications Security (COMSEC)
Rank 840 816 819
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +3
Permanent jobs citing Communications Security 26 48 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.025% 0.047% 0.046%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.030% 0.057% 0.058%
Number of salaries quoted 7 15 16
Average salary £57,500 £62,000 £57,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.25% +8.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £40,000 £35,250
10% offered a salary of more than £71,600 £123,100 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £49,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-18.36% +22.50%
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
86422 83683 86901
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 82.28% 81.85% 79.70%
Number of salaries quoted 71808 67811 74641
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 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £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 19 December 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 19 December 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
(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 +26 12 £57,500 -42.50%
South East 0 11 £40,000 -19.19% 1
North West -6 3 - -
Communications Security
UK

Communications Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 25 (36.76%) Information Management
1 25 (36.76%) Electronics
1 25 (36.76%) Telecoms
1 25 (36.76%) Aerospace
1 25 (36.76%) Military
2 23 (33.82%) Security Cleared
3 21 (30.88%) Degree
4 18 (26.47%) Windows
5 15 (22.06%) Management Information System
6 14 (20.59%) SC Cleared
7 13 (19.12%) WAN
8 12 (17.65%) Linux
9 11 (16.18%) Project Management
9 11 (16.18%) Validation
9 11 (16.18%) Visual Studio
10 10 (14.71%) Web Services
10 10 (14.71%) Finance
10 10 (14.71%) Software Engineering
11 9 (13.24%) Agile Software Development
11 9 (13.24%) Configuration Management
11 9 (13.24%) Oracle
11 9 (13.24%) VMware
11 9 (13.24%) C#
11 9 (13.24%) Unified Communications
11 9 (13.24%) VMware Infrastructure
12 8 (11.76%) MPLS
12 8 (11.76%) Matrix Management
13 7 (10.29%) SQL Server
13 7 (10.29%) ITIL
13 7 (10.29%) LAN

Communications Security
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 3 (4.41%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.47%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (8.82%) MS Office
1 6 (8.82%) MS Excel
2 5 (7.35%) Photoshop
2 5 (7.35%) MS Project
3 4 (5.88%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (4.41%) MS Visio
5 2 (2.94%) Mathematica
5 2 (2.94%) Windchill
Communications & Networking
1 13 (19.12%) WAN
2 9 (13.24%) Unified Communications
3 8 (11.76%) MPLS
4 7 (10.29%) LAN
5 6 (8.82%) VoIP
5 6 (8.82%) ADSL
5 6 (8.82%) ATM
5 6 (8.82%) ISDN
5 6 (8.82%) VPN
5 6 (8.82%) Wireshark
6 4 (5.88%) Internet
7 3 (4.41%) ZigBee
7 3 (4.41%) snoop
7 3 (4.41%) TCP/IP
7 3 (4.41%) GPRS
8 2 (2.94%) SNMP
9 1 (1.47%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.29%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.35%) MySQL
2 5 (7.35%) Relational Database
3 3 (4.41%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.47%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.47%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 11 (16.18%) Visual Studio
2 6 (8.82%) NUnit
2 6 (8.82%) Jenkins
3 5 (7.35%) JUnit
3 5 (7.35%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 5 (7.35%) Eclipse
3 5 (7.35%) Dreamweaver
3 5 (7.35%) Selenium
4 3 (4.41%) Subversion
5 2 (2.94%) JIRA
5 2 (2.94%) Rational Rhapsody
5 2 (2.94%) PVCS
6 1 (1.47%) Git (software)
6 1 (1.47%) FxCop
6 1 (1.47%) StyleCop
6 1 (1.47%) Moq
6 1 (1.47%) Rational DOORS
6 1 (1.47%) Gerrit
General
1 25 (36.76%) Electronics
1 25 (36.76%) Telecoms
1 25 (36.76%) Aerospace
1 25 (36.76%) Military
2 10 (14.71%) Finance
3 6 (8.82%) Mandarin Language
3 6 (8.82%) French Language
3 6 (8.82%) German Language
3 6 (8.82%) Italian Language
3 6 (8.82%) Japanese Language
3 6 (8.82%) Spanish Language
4 3 (4.41%) Avionics
4 3 (4.41%) Legal
5 2 (2.94%) Banking
5 2 (2.94%) Law
Job Titles
1 10 (14.71%) Systems Engineer
2 9 (13.24%) Developer
3 8 (11.76%) Analyst
4 6 (8.82%) Project Manager
4 6 (8.82%) Programme Manager
4 6 (8.82%) Senior Developer
4 6 (8.82%) Security Analyst
4 6 (8.82%) Test Engineer
4 6 (8.82%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
5 5 (7.35%) UI Programmer
5 5 (7.35%) UI Developer
6 4 (5.88%) Senior UI Developer
6 4 (5.88%) Cyber Security Analyst
6 4 (5.88%) C# Developer
6 4 (5.88%) Support Engineer
7 3 (4.41%) Systems Support
7 3 (4.41%) Software Engineer
7 3 (4.41%) Architect
7 3 (4.41%) Test Development Engineer
7 3 (4.41%) Systems Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (14.71%) Web Services
2 5 (7.35%) RESTful
2 5 (7.35%) HTML5
2 5 (7.35%) Ninject
2 5 (7.35%) CSS3
2 5 (7.35%) Backbone.js
2 5 (7.35%) HTML
2 5 (7.35%) CSS
2 5 (7.35%) WCF
2 5 (7.35%) LINQ
2 5 (7.35%) jQuery
3 2 (2.94%) Qt
3 2 (2.94%) Motif
4 1 (1.47%) XML
4 1 (1.47%) JSP
4 1 (1.47%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 15 (22.06%) Management Information System
2 6 (8.82%) PMI
2 6 (8.82%) Computer Science
3 5 (7.35%) Graphic Design
4 4 (5.88%) CESG
4 4 (5.88%) CESG CLAS
4 4 (5.88%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 3 (4.41%) Contract for Difference
6 2 (2.94%) Cybernetics
6 2 (2.94%) Mathematics
6 2 (2.94%) Physics
6 2 (2.94%) Human Factors
6 2 (2.94%) Cryptography
6 2 (2.94%) Chip and PIN
6 2 (2.94%) VHDL
6 2 (2.94%) Statistics
6 2 (2.94%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.47%) CCTV
7 1 (1.47%) SCADA
7 1 (1.47%) RMADS
Operating Systems
1 18 (26.47%) Windows
2 12 (17.65%) Linux
3 5 (7.35%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (4.41%) UNIX
4 3 (4.41%) Windows XP
5 1 (1.47%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.47%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (36.76%) Information Management
2 11 (16.18%) Validation
2 11 (16.18%) Project Management
3 10 (14.71%) Software Engineering
4 9 (13.24%) Configuration Management
4 9 (13.24%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (11.76%) Matrix Management
6 7 (10.29%) Coaching
6 7 (10.29%) ITIL
7 6 (8.82%) PRINCE2
7 6 (8.82%) Data Analysis
7 6 (8.82%) Cyber Security
7 6 (8.82%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (7.35%) Data Management
8 5 (7.35%) Dependency Injection
8 5 (7.35%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (7.35%) Change Control
8 5 (7.35%) Scrum
9 4 (5.88%) Migration
9 4 (5.88%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 9 (13.24%) C#
2 6 (8.82%) C++
3 5 (7.35%) JavaScript
3 5 (7.35%) Ruby
4 4 (5.88%) Python
4 4 (5.88%) C
5 3 (4.41%) SQL
6 2 (2.94%) MATLAB
6 2 (2.94%) Ada
7 1 (1.47%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.47%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 23 (33.82%) Security Cleared
2 21 (30.88%) Degree
3 14 (20.59%) SC Cleared
4 6 (8.82%) PMP
4 6 (8.82%) PMI Certification
5 4 (5.88%) HNC
5 4 (5.88%) HND
5 4 (5.88%) CISSP
6 3 (4.41%) CISA
6 3 (4.41%) CISM
6 3 (4.41%) DV Cleared
7 2 (2.94%) Chartered Engineer
7 2 (2.94%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (2.94%) PhD
8 1 (1.47%) ISSEP
8 1 (1.47%) CGEIT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (4.41%) SLA
3 2 (2.94%) DO-254
3 2 (2.94%) QA
4 1 (1.47%) HMG Infosec
4 1 (1.47%) JSP 440
4 1 (1.47%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 9 (13.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (5.88%) Active Directory
3 3 (4.41%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (2.94%) Firmware
5 1 (1.47%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 1 (1.47%) SCOM
1 1 (1.47%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 9 (13.24%) Oracle
1 9 (13.24%) VMware
2 6 (8.82%) Microsoft
3 5 (7.35%) Wonderware
4 2 (2.94%) Xilinx
4 2 (2.94%) Altera
4 2 (2.94%) Cisco
4 2 (2.94%) Cadence
4 2 (2.94%) PTC
4 2 (2.94%) Siemens
5 1 (1.47%) Primavera
5 1 (1.47%) HP
5 1 (1.47%) SAP
Leatherhead, Surrey
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Salary: £32000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago