The first table below looks at the demand 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 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the England region.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Communications Security (COMSEC)
Rank 847 770 880
Rank change year-on-year
-77 +110
Permanent jobs citing Communications Security 41 87 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.037% 0.084% 0.015%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.046% 0.11% 0.020%
Number of salaries quoted 1 9 17
Average salary £105,000 £65,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+61.53% +73.33%
UK excluding London average salary - £65,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +73.33%
Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
89145 81724 90046
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 80.38% 78.93% 76.78%
Number of salaries quoted 72330 67844 77060
Average salary £47,500 £46,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.26% -3.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -2.43%
Communications Security
UK

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
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 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
South East -41 21 - - 1
London -42 7 £105,000 +61.53%
North West 0 6 - -
East of England -26 2 - -
Yorkshire -45 2 - -
South West - 2 - -
Communications Security
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Communications Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 48 (57.14%) Military
1 48 (57.14%) Information Management
2 41 (48.81%) Telecoms
3 40 (47.62%) Aerospace
4 35 (41.67%) Electronics
5 27 (32.14%) Finance
5 27 (32.14%) Degree
5 27 (32.14%) Windows
6 24 (28.57%) CRM
6 24 (28.57%) Linux
7 23 (27.38%) Project Management
8 22 (26.19%) SC Cleared
8 22 (26.19%) Security Cleared
9 21 (25.00%) E-Commerce
10 20 (23.81%) Oracle
10 20 (23.81%) Continuous Integration
10 20 (23.81%) Software Engineering
11 19 (22.62%) Management Information System
11 19 (22.62%) Business Continuity
12 17 (20.24%) Chip and PIN
12 17 (20.24%) Data Modelling
12 17 (20.24%) Data Security
12 17 (20.24%) Legal
12 17 (20.24%) Cryptography
13 16 (19.05%) C
14 15 (17.86%) MS Office
14 15 (17.86%) Microsoft
15 14 (16.67%) Configuration Management
15 14 (16.67%) C++
15 14 (16.67%) Requirements Management

Communications Security
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 5 (5.95%) Tomcat
2 4 (4.76%) MS Exchange
2 4 (4.76%) WebLogic
3 3 (3.57%) WebSphere
4 2 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.19%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (1.19%) SharePoint
Applications
1 15 (17.86%) MS Office
2 11 (13.10%) MS Excel
3 3 (3.57%) MS Visio
3 3 (3.57%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (2.38%) MS Project
5 1 (1.19%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (7.14%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (2.38%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.19%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (10.71%) Unified Communications
2 7 (8.33%) LAN
2 7 (8.33%) WAN
3 4 (4.76%) Wireless
3 4 (4.76%) VPN
3 4 (4.76%) DNS
3 4 (4.76%) DHCP
4 3 (3.57%) TCP/IP
4 3 (3.57%) SAN
5 2 (2.38%) VLAN
5 2 (2.38%) Network Security
5 2 (2.38%) Internet
5 2 (2.38%) MPLS
5 2 (2.38%) LDAP
6 1 (1.19%) NAS
6 1 (1.19%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (1.19%) VoIP
6 1 (1.19%) IPX
6 1 (1.19%) SNA
6 1 (1.19%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (9.52%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.76%) MySQL
3 3 (3.57%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (2.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (2.38%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (2.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (2.38%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (2.38%) Data Mining
4 2 (2.38%) Cognos Impromptu
4 2 (2.38%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (2.38%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.19%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.19%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 13 (15.48%) Rational DOORS
2 9 (10.71%) Subversion
2 9 (10.71%) Jenkins
3 6 (7.14%) JIRA
4 4 (4.76%) NUnit
4 4 (4.76%) ClearCase
4 4 (4.76%) Visual Studio
4 4 (4.76%) Trac
4 4 (4.76%) Hudson
4 4 (4.76%) Git (software)
5 3 (3.57%) JUnit
5 3 (3.57%) Eclipse
5 3 (3.57%) Selenium
6 2 (2.38%) Toad
6 2 (2.38%) Rational Rhapsody
6 2 (2.38%) Gerrit
6 2 (2.38%) FxCop
6 2 (2.38%) StyleCop
6 2 (2.38%) Moq
6 2 (2.38%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 48 (57.14%) Military
2 41 (48.81%) Telecoms
3 40 (47.62%) Aerospace
4 35 (41.67%) Electronics
5 27 (32.14%) Finance
6 17 (20.24%) Legal
7 9 (10.71%) Avionics
8 4 (4.76%) Manufacturing
8 4 (4.76%) Back Office
9 3 (3.57%) Marketing
9 3 (3.57%) Retail
10 2 (2.38%) French Language
10 2 (2.38%) German Language
10 2 (2.38%) Italian Language
10 2 (2.38%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 24 (28.57%) Architect
2 18 (21.43%) Software Engineer
3 10 (11.90%) Enterprise Architect
3 10 (11.90%) Analyst
3 10 (11.90%) Solutions Architect
4 8 (9.52%) Lead Architect
5 5 (5.95%) Project Manager
5 5 (5.95%) Systems Engineer
6 4 (4.76%) Change Manager
6 4 (4.76%) Systems Manager
6 4 (4.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (4.76%) Change Project Manager
7 3 (3.57%) Lead Solutions Architect
7 3 (3.57%) Network Engineer
7 3 (3.57%) Administrator
7 3 (3.57%) Cisco Architect
7 3 (3.57%) Network Architect
8 2 (2.38%) Storage Specialist
8 2 (2.38%) Applications Support Analyst
8 2 (2.38%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (14.29%) Middleware
2 11 (13.10%) JSF
3 6 (7.14%) Web Services
4 3 (3.57%) CSS
4 3 (3.57%) HTML
4 3 (3.57%) JRules
5 2 (2.38%) WCF
5 2 (2.38%) LINQ
5 2 (2.38%) .NET
5 2 (2.38%) XML
5 2 (2.38%) Ninject
6 1 (1.19%) JSP
6 1 (1.19%) Grails
6 1 (1.19%) Spring
6 1 (1.19%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 19 (22.62%) Management Information System
2 17 (20.24%) Chip and PIN
2 17 (20.24%) Cryptography
3 11 (13.10%) Device Driver
4 6 (7.14%) Computer Science
5 4 (4.76%) Open Source
6 3 (3.57%) RMADS
7 2 (2.38%) CESG
7 2 (2.38%) Replication
7 2 (2.38%) Fat Client
7 2 (2.38%) Human Factors
7 2 (2.38%) GIS
7 2 (2.38%) Blackberry
7 2 (2.38%) Thin Client
7 2 (2.38%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (1.19%) iPad
8 1 (1.19%) Mobile Payment
8 1 (1.19%) EPoS
8 1 (1.19%) EFT
Operating Systems
1 27 (32.14%) Windows
2 24 (28.57%) Linux
3 11 (13.10%) VxWorks
4 6 (7.14%) UNIX
4 6 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (2.38%) SUSE
6 2 (2.38%) Fedora
6 2 (2.38%) VMS
6 2 (2.38%) AIX
6 2 (2.38%) HPUX
6 2 (2.38%) Solaris
6 2 (2.38%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (2.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (57.14%) Information Management
2 24 (28.57%) CRM
3 23 (27.38%) Project Management
4 21 (25.00%) E-Commerce
5 20 (23.81%) Continuous Integration
5 20 (23.81%) Software Engineering
6 19 (22.62%) Business Continuity
7 17 (20.24%) Data Modelling
7 17 (20.24%) Data Security
8 14 (16.67%) Configuration Management
8 14 (16.67%) Requirements Management
9 13 (15.48%) Supplier Management
10 11 (13.10%) Software Testing
10 11 (13.10%) Unit Testing
10 11 (13.10%) Integration Testing
11 9 (10.71%) UML
11 9 (10.71%) Change Control
11 9 (10.71%) Security Architecture
11 9 (10.71%) Waterfall
12 7 (8.33%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 16 (19.05%) C
2 14 (16.67%) C++
3 10 (11.90%) SQL
4 8 (9.52%) Python
5 6 (7.14%) Java
5 6 (7.14%) C#
6 5 (5.95%) Ada
7 4 (4.76%) Perl
8 3 (3.57%) JavaScript
9 2 (2.38%) Ruby
9 2 (2.38%) Shell Script
9 2 (2.38%) MATLAB
9 2 (2.38%) VBScript
9 2 (2.38%) VB
9 2 (2.38%) PowerShell
9 2 (2.38%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.19%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 27 (32.14%) Degree
2 22 (26.19%) SC Cleared
2 22 (26.19%) Security Cleared
3 9 (10.71%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (8.33%) CCNP
5 4 (4.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 4 (4.76%) Chartered Engineer
5 4 (4.76%) CCNA
6 3 (3.57%) CCIE
6 3 (3.57%) CISSP
6 3 (3.57%) CISM
7 2 (2.38%) MCITP
7 2 (2.38%) RHCE
7 2 (2.38%) HND
7 2 (2.38%) MCSE
7 2 (2.38%) MCSA
8 1 (1.19%) CCDP
8 1 (1.19%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.57%) ISO 9001
2 2 (2.38%) PCI DSS
2 2 (2.38%) SLA
2 2 (2.38%) DO-178B
System Software
1 14 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (11.90%) Active Directory
3 5 (5.95%) XenApp
4 4 (4.76%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (3.57%) Hyper-V
6 2 (2.38%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (2.38%) VirtualBox
6 2 (2.38%) vSphere
7 1 (1.19%) XenDesktop
7 1 (1.19%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 4 (4.76%) NetBackup
1 4 (4.76%) Puppet
2 2 (2.38%) WMI
2 2 (2.38%) SCCM
2 2 (2.38%) Legato
2 2 (2.38%) Red Hat Satellite
2 2 (2.38%) Red Hat Spacewalk
2 2 (2.38%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 2 (2.38%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 20 (23.81%) Oracle
2 15 (17.86%) Microsoft
3 14 (16.67%) VMware
4 12 (14.29%) Cisco
5 6 (7.14%) Citrix
5 6 (7.14%) NetApp
5 6 (7.14%) Red Hat
6 4 (4.76%) Symantec
7 3 (3.57%) SAP
7 3 (3.57%) JBoss
7 3 (3.57%) ILOG
8 2 (2.38%) Blue Coat
8 2 (2.38%) Northgate
8 2 (2.38%) Wonderware
8 2 (2.38%) IronPort
8 2 (2.38%) Websense
8 2 (2.38%) Primavera
8 2 (2.38%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (2.38%) IBM
8 2 (2.38%) HP
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