The table below looks at the statistics for Communications Security skills in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Communications Security over the 3 months to 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Communications Security (COMSEC)
Rank 612 618 621
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +3
Permanent jobs citing Communications Security 14 12 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.032% 0.026% 0.005%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.039% 0.031% 0.005%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 0
Average salary £46,250 £105,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-55.95% -
UK excluding London average salary £80,000 £37,500 £31,750
% change year-on-year
+113.33% +18.11%
Communications Security
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
36338 38413 36378
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 84.27% 83.80% 82.56%
Number of salaries quoted 30291 31426 30418
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.35% +6.25%

Communications Security
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Communications Security across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Communications Security Jobs Demand Trend in London

Communications Security
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Communications Security across the London region.

Communications Security Salary Trend in London

Communications Security
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Communications Security within the London region over the 3 months to 30 March 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
(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
City of London +3 1 £50,000 -51.21%
Communications Security
England

Communications Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT jobs across the London 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 10 (40.00%) Degree
2 9 (36.00%) Microsoft
3 8 (32.00%) Windows
3 8 (32.00%) WAN
4 7 (28.00%) MS Office
4 7 (28.00%) ITIL
4 7 (28.00%) MS Excel
4 7 (28.00%) Data Management
5 6 (24.00%) Management Information System
5 6 (24.00%) Finance
5 6 (24.00%) LAN
5 6 (24.00%) Active Directory
6 5 (20.00%) TCP/IP
6 5 (20.00%) Internet
6 5 (20.00%) CRM
6 5 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (20.00%) Windows XP
6 5 (20.00%) MS Exchange
6 5 (20.00%) ETL
6 5 (20.00%) UNIX
6 5 (20.00%) SLA
6 5 (20.00%) Banking
6 5 (20.00%) Contract for Difference
6 5 (20.00%) Rational DOORS
7 4 (16.00%) Unified Communications
8 3 (12.00%) Chartered Engineer
8 3 (12.00%) Cyber Security
8 3 (12.00%) Coaching
8 3 (12.00%) JIRA
8 3 (12.00%) CCTV

Communications Security
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT jobs across the London 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 (20.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (28.00%) MS Office
1 7 (28.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (32.00%) WAN
2 6 (24.00%) LAN
3 5 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 5 (20.00%) Internet
4 4 (16.00%) Unified Communications
5 3 (12.00%) MPLS
6 2 (8.00%) VPN
6 2 (8.00%) VoIP
6 2 (8.00%) ADSL
6 2 (8.00%) ATM
6 2 (8.00%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (8.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (20.00%) Rational DOORS
2 3 (12.00%) JIRA
3 2 (8.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (24.00%) Finance
2 5 (20.00%) Banking
3 2 (8.00%) Mandarin Language
3 2 (8.00%) French Language
3 2 (8.00%) German Language
3 2 (8.00%) Italian Language
3 2 (8.00%) Japanese Language
3 2 (8.00%) Spanish Language
3 2 (8.00%) Aerospace
3 2 (8.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (20.00%) Systems Engineer
2 3 (12.00%) Lead Systems Engineer
2 3 (12.00%) Analyst
3 2 (8.00%) Principal Engineer
3 2 (8.00%) Principal Security Engineer
3 2 (8.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (8.00%) Team Leader
3 2 (8.00%) Configuration Controller
3 2 (8.00%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
3 2 (8.00%) Support Analyst
3 2 (8.00%) Applications Support
3 2 (8.00%) Service Analyst
3 2 (8.00%) Project Manager
3 2 (8.00%) Programme Manager
3 2 (8.00%) Design Engineer
3 2 (8.00%) Security Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Business Support Analyst
4 1 (4.00%) Information Security Analyst
4 1 (4.00%) Technical Leader
4 1 (4.00%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.00%) JSP
1 2 (8.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (24.00%) Management Information System
2 5 (20.00%) Contract for Difference
3 3 (12.00%) CCTV
4 2 (8.00%) PMI
5 1 (4.00%) Cryptography
5 1 (4.00%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 8 (32.00%) Windows
2 5 (20.00%) Windows XP
2 5 (20.00%) UNIX
3 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (8.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (28.00%) ITIL
1 7 (28.00%) Data Management
2 5 (20.00%) CRM
2 5 (20.00%) ETL
3 3 (12.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (12.00%) Cyber Security
3 3 (12.00%) Coaching
4 2 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (8.00%) PRINCE2
4 2 (8.00%) Configuration Management
4 2 (8.00%) Project Management
4 2 (8.00%) Service Delivery
4 2 (8.00%) Change Management
4 2 (8.00%) Migration
4 2 (8.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 2 (8.00%) Systems Analysis
4 2 (8.00%) Matrix Management
4 2 (8.00%) Time Management
4 2 (8.00%) Information Assurance
4 2 (8.00%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (40.00%) Degree
2 3 (12.00%) Chartered Engineer
3 2 (8.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (8.00%) HND
3 2 (8.00%) PMP
3 2 (8.00%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (20.00%) SLA
2 2 (8.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (8.00%) JSP 440
3 1 (4.00%) QA
System Software
1 6 (24.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (8.00%) SCOM
1 2 (8.00%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 9 (36.00%) Microsoft