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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Communications Security (COMSEC)
Rank 835 762 783
Rank change year-on-year
-73 +21
Permanent jobs citing Communications Security 40 86 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.037% 0.086% 0.072%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.045% 0.11% 0.091%
Number of salaries quoted 7 15 47
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 £27,300 £40,500 £37,300
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £63,500 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £55,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-27.27% +46.66%
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
87917 80734 87103
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 81.46% 80.35% 78.84%
Number of salaries quoted 70702 66774 74421
Average salary £49,000 £47,500 £47,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.15% +1.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £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 2 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 2 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 -23 13 - - 1
South East -58 7 - - 3
London -4 6 - - 1
South West -23 5 - -
East of England -25 3 £40,000 -
Yorkshire -56 2 - -
East Midlands - 2 £27,250 -
West Midlands - 2 £52,500 -
Communications Security
UK

Communications Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 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 (59.60%) Telecoms
1 59 (59.60%) Military
1 59 (59.60%) Information Management
2 58 (58.59%) Aerospace
3 45 (45.45%) Electronics
4 41 (41.41%) Degree
5 32 (32.32%) Security Cleared
6 31 (31.31%) Management Information System
7 26 (26.26%) Windows
7 26 (26.26%) SC Cleared
8 19 (19.19%) Software Engineering
8 19 (19.19%) MS Office
8 19 (19.19%) Finance
8 19 (19.19%) Project Management
9 18 (18.18%) Oracle
9 18 (18.18%) Linux
10 17 (17.17%) MS Excel
10 17 (17.17%) Chip and PIN
11 16 (16.16%) Microsoft
11 16 (16.16%) Continuous Integration
12 13 (13.13%) Web Services
12 13 (13.13%) SQL Server
12 13 (13.13%) C
12 13 (13.13%) C++
12 13 (13.13%) Requirements Management
13 12 (12.12%) Rational DOORS
13 12 (12.12%) C#
13 12 (12.12%) Validation
13 12 (12.12%) Change Control
14 11 (11.11%) Configuration Management

Communications Security
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 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.

Applications
1 19 (19.19%) MS Office
2 17 (17.17%) MS Excel
3 6 (6.06%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (5.05%) Photoshop
5 4 (4.04%) MS Project
6 2 (2.02%) MS Visio
6 2 (2.02%) Mathematica
Business Applications
1 2 (2.02%) SAP HR
Communications & Networking
1 9 (9.09%) LAN
2 7 (7.07%) WAN
3 3 (3.03%) GPRS
3 3 (3.03%) VPN
3 3 (3.03%) Wireshark
3 3 (3.03%) ZigBee
3 3 (3.03%) snoop
3 3 (3.03%) Unified Communications
4 2 (2.02%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (2.02%) Broadband
4 2 (2.02%) Firewall
4 2 (2.02%) TETRA
4 2 (2.02%) Gigabit Ethernet
4 2 (2.02%) Internet
4 2 (2.02%) 3G
4 2 (2.02%) 802.11
4 2 (2.02%) MPLS
4 2 (2.02%) GSM
4 2 (2.02%) Ethernet
5 1 (1.01%) IPX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (13.13%) SQL Server
2 7 (7.07%) MySQL
3 5 (5.05%) Relational Database
4 4 (4.04%) Data Mining
5 2 (2.02%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (2.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (2.02%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (2.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (2.02%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (2.02%) Oracle Database
5 2 (2.02%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (2.02%) Cognos Impromptu
Development Applications
1 12 (12.12%) Rational DOORS
2 11 (11.11%) Visual Studio
3 7 (7.07%) NUnit
3 7 (7.07%) Jenkins
4 5 (5.05%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 5 (5.05%) Rational Rhapsody
4 5 (5.05%) Eclipse
4 5 (5.05%) JUnit
4 5 (5.05%) Dreamweaver
4 5 (5.05%) Selenium
5 2 (2.02%) Git (software)
5 2 (2.02%) FxCop
5 2 (2.02%) StyleCop
5 2 (2.02%) Moq
5 2 (2.02%) Toad
5 2 (2.02%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 2 (2.02%) Gerrit
6 1 (1.01%) Subversion
General
1 59 (59.60%) Telecoms
1 59 (59.60%) Military
2 58 (58.59%) Aerospace
3 45 (45.45%) Electronics
4 19 (19.19%) Finance
5 10 (10.10%) Avionics
6 6 (6.06%) Marketing
7 4 (4.04%) French Language
7 4 (4.04%) German Language
7 4 (4.04%) Italian Language
7 4 (4.04%) Spanish Language
8 3 (3.03%) Legal
9 2 (2.02%) Back Office
10 1 (1.01%) Law
Job Titles
1 16 (16.16%) Systems Engineer
2 14 (14.14%) Analyst
3 11 (11.11%) Software Engineer
4 9 (9.09%) Developer
4 9 (9.09%) Architect
5 7 (7.07%) Solutions Architect
6 6 (6.06%) Senior Developer
6 6 (6.06%) Project Manager
6 6 (6.06%) Security Analyst
7 5 (5.05%) UI Developer
7 5 (5.05%) UI Programmer
8 4 (4.04%) Change Project Manager
8 4 (4.04%) Cyber Security Analyst
8 4 (4.04%) Senior UI Developer
8 4 (4.04%) Team Leader
8 4 (4.04%) Oracle Team Leader
8 4 (4.04%) Change Manager
8 4 (4.04%) DBA
8 4 (4.04%) C# Developer
8 4 (4.04%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (13.13%) Web Services
2 9 (9.09%) JSF
3 7 (7.07%) HTML
3 7 (7.07%) CSS
4 6 (6.06%) WCF
4 6 (6.06%) LINQ
4 6 (6.06%) Ninject
5 5 (5.05%) CSS3
5 5 (5.05%) Backbone.js
5 5 (5.05%) Middleware
5 5 (5.05%) jQuery
5 5 (5.05%) RESTful
5 5 (5.05%) HTML5
6 2 (2.02%) .NET
6 2 (2.02%) XML
7 1 (1.01%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 31 (31.31%) Management Information System
2 17 (17.17%) Chip and PIN
3 9 (9.09%) Device Driver
4 6 (6.06%) Computer Science
5 5 (5.05%) Graphic Design
5 5 (5.05%) Human Factors
6 4 (4.04%) Replication
7 2 (2.02%) CESG
7 2 (2.02%) CESG CLAS
7 2 (2.02%) Cryptography
7 2 (2.02%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 2 (2.02%) Smartphone
7 2 (2.02%) CCTV
7 2 (2.02%) Statistics
7 2 (2.02%) SCADA
7 2 (2.02%) Cybernetics
7 2 (2.02%) Mathematics
7 2 (2.02%) Physics
7 2 (2.02%) Fat Client
7 2 (2.02%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 26 (26.26%) Windows
2 18 (18.18%) Linux
3 9 (9.09%) VxWorks
4 6 (6.06%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (4.04%) UNIX
5 4 (4.04%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (2.02%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (59.60%) Information Management
2 19 (19.19%) Project Management
2 19 (19.19%) Software Engineering
3 16 (16.16%) Continuous Integration
4 13 (13.13%) Requirements Management
5 12 (12.12%) Validation
5 12 (12.12%) Change Control
6 11 (11.11%) Configuration Management
7 10 (10.10%) UML
8 9 (9.09%) Unit Testing
8 9 (9.09%) Integration Testing
8 9 (9.09%) Software Testing
9 8 (8.08%) ITIL
9 8 (8.08%) CRM
9 8 (8.08%) Change Management
10 7 (7.07%) Scrum
10 7 (7.07%) Data Analysis
11 6 (6.06%) Dependency Injection
11 6 (6.06%) Coaching
12 5 (5.05%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 13 (13.13%) C
1 13 (13.13%) C++
2 12 (12.12%) C#
3 10 (10.10%) SQL
4 7 (7.07%) JavaScript
5 6 (6.06%) Ruby
6 5 (5.05%) Ada
7 4 (4.04%) Python
7 4 (4.04%) MATLAB
8 2 (2.02%) Shell Script
8 2 (2.02%) VBScript
8 2 (2.02%) VB
Qualifications
1 41 (41.41%) Degree
2 32 (32.32%) Security Cleared
3 26 (26.26%) SC Cleared
4 7 (7.07%) Chartered Engineer
5 6 (6.06%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (4.04%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (4.04%) CCNP
7 3 (3.03%) PMP
8 2 (2.02%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (2.02%) MCITP
8 2 (2.02%) CCNA
8 2 (2.02%) CISSP
8 2 (2.02%) HND
8 2 (2.02%) PhD
9 1 (1.01%) HNC
9 1 (1.01%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (1.01%) CISA
9 1 (1.01%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.06%) SLA
2 4 (4.04%) ISO 9001
2 4 (4.04%) PCI DSS
3 2 (2.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.01%) QA
4 1 (1.01%) JSP 440
System Software
1 9 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.02%) Hyper-V
2 2 (2.02%) VirtualBox
2 2 (2.02%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.02%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (2.02%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 2 (2.02%) SCCM
Vendors
1 18 (18.18%) Oracle
2 16 (16.16%) Microsoft
3 9 (9.09%) VMware
4 6 (6.06%) Cisco
4 6 (6.06%) Primavera
4 6 (6.06%) Wonderware
5 4 (4.04%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (3.03%) SAP
7 2 (2.02%) Cognos
7 2 (2.02%) Business Objects
7 2 (2.02%) Citrix
7 2 (2.02%) NetApp
7 2 (2.02%) Northgate
8 1 (1.01%) HP
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