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 3 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Communications Security (COMSEC)
Rank 843 912 928
Rank change year-on-year
+69 +16
Permanent jobs citing Communications Security 13 18 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.016% 0.018% 0.031%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.018% 0.020% 0.036%
Number of salaries quoted 10 13 10
Median salary £51,250 £70,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-26.78% +21.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £52,500 £52,350
10% offered a salary of more than £65,500 £82,500 £71,150
UK excluding London median salary £39,500 £70,000 -
% change year-on-year
-43.57% -
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
73867 87895 92411
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 88.10% 87.44% 85.64%
Number of salaries quoted 61430 73388 76565
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £49,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +1.01%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £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 3 December 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 3 December 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 +65 8 £65,500 +24.76%
South West - 3 £39,550 -
East Midlands - 2 £34,500 -
Communications Security
UK

Communications Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 December 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 14 (66.67%) Cisco
2 13 (61.90%) VMware
3 12 (57.14%) LAN
3 12 (57.14%) VoIP
3 12 (57.14%) WAN
4 11 (52.38%) ITIL
4 11 (52.38%) VPN
4 11 (52.38%) Active Directory
4 11 (52.38%) Cisco Certification
4 11 (52.38%) VMware Infrastructure
5 10 (47.62%) Security Cleared
5 10 (47.62%) MPLS
6 9 (42.86%) OSPF
6 9 (42.86%) BGP
6 9 (42.86%) EIGRP
6 9 (42.86%) ICMP
6 9 (42.86%) H.323
6 9 (42.86%) SNMP
6 9 (42.86%) IPsec
6 9 (42.86%) ITIL Certification
6 9 (42.86%) Juniper
6 9 (42.86%) CCNP
6 9 (42.86%) Network Management
6 9 (42.86%) Junos
6 9 (42.86%) Multicast
6 9 (42.86%) Data Centre
6 9 (42.86%) IGMP
6 9 (42.86%) Cisco IOS
6 9 (42.86%) JSP 440
7 8 (38.10%) SC Cleared

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 3 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 2 (9.52%) Skype for Business
3 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.76%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (57.14%) LAN
1 12 (57.14%) VoIP
1 12 (57.14%) WAN
2 11 (52.38%) VPN
3 10 (47.62%) MPLS
4 9 (42.86%) BGP
4 9 (42.86%) Cisco IOS
4 9 (42.86%) EIGRP
4 9 (42.86%) H.323
4 9 (42.86%) ICMP
4 9 (42.86%) IGMP
4 9 (42.86%) IPsec
4 9 (42.86%) Junos
4 9 (42.86%) Multicast
4 9 (42.86%) OSPF
4 9 (42.86%) SNMP
5 5 (23.81%) Wireless
6 4 (19.05%) Unified Communications
7 3 (14.29%) Firewall
7 3 (14.29%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 3 (14.29%) Banking
2 1 (4.76%) Advertising
2 1 (4.76%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Legal
2 1 (4.76%) Military
Job Titles
1 5 (23.81%) Architect
1 5 (23.81%) Infrastructure Architect
1 5 (23.81%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
1 5 (23.81%) Solutions Architect
2 4 (19.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Network Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Design Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Implementation Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Design Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) IT Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Senior Network Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Exchange Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Exchange Migration Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Exchange Support
5 1 (4.76%) IT Project Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Migration Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Network Support
5 1 (4.76%) Network Support Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Principal Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) CGI
1 1 (4.76%) Software Packaging
1 1 (4.76%) Web Services
1 1 (4.76%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (42.86%) Data Centre
2 4 (19.05%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.76%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.76%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 8 (38.10%) Windows
2 5 (23.81%) Linux
2 5 (23.81%) Unix
3 2 (9.52%) Windows Server
3 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (4.76%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (52.38%) ITIL
2 9 (42.86%) Network Management
3 5 (23.81%) Enterprise Architecture
3 5 (23.81%) Network Architecture
4 4 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (19.05%) Cybersecurity
4 4 (19.05%) Information Security
5 3 (14.29%) Analytics
5 3 (14.29%) Anomaly Detection
5 3 (14.29%) Database Security
5 3 (14.29%) Deep Packet Inspection
5 3 (14.29%) Email Filtering
5 3 (14.29%) Kalman Filter
5 3 (14.29%) SIEM
5 3 (14.29%) Web Filtering
6 2 (9.52%) Computer Forensics
6 2 (9.52%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (9.52%) Malware Analysis
7 1 (4.76%) Identity Management
7 1 (4.76%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 7 (33.33%) C
2 1 (4.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (52.38%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (47.62%) Security Cleared
3 9 (42.86%) CCNP
3 9 (42.86%) ITIL Certification
4 8 (38.10%) SC Cleared
5 4 (19.05%) DV Cleared
6 2 (9.52%) CCNA
6 2 (9.52%) MCSE
6 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (4.76%) CEH
7 1 (4.76%) CISM
7 1 (4.76%) CISSP
7 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (42.86%) JSP 440
System Software
1 11 (52.38%) Active Directory
1 11 (52.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.76%) Hyper-V
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 1 (4.76%) Virtual Servers
Vendors
1 14 (66.67%) Cisco
2 13 (61.90%) VMware
3 9 (42.86%) Juniper
4 6 (28.57%) HP
5 5 (23.81%) EMC
5 5 (23.81%) NetApp
6 4 (19.05%) Dell
7 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
8 1 (4.76%) Avaya
8 1 (4.76%) F5
8 1 (4.76%) Intel Security
8 1 (4.76%) Oracle
8 1 (4.76%) Palo Alto
8 1 (4.76%) Riverbed
8 1 (4.76%) Sun