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

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Communications Security (COMSEC)
Rank 623 610 612
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +2
Permanent jobs citing Communications Security 6 6 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.013% 0.013% 0.062%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.016% 0.016% 0.078%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 29
Average salary - £92,500 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +42.30%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £55,000 £37,250
% change year-on-year
-27.27% +47.65%
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
38322 36688 41165
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 82.71% 81.90% 80.33%
Number of salaries quoted 31577 30384 35492
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £36,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 8 (42.11%) Degree
2 6 (31.58%) Management Information System
3 3 (15.79%) Finance
3 3 (15.79%) Validation
3 3 (15.79%) Data Transformation
4 2 (10.53%) Security Architecture
4 2 (10.53%) SCADA
4 2 (10.53%) CCTV
4 2 (10.53%) System Testing
4 2 (10.53%) Test Strategy
4 2 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (10.53%) Business Continuity
4 2 (10.53%) TETRA
4 2 (10.53%) Cryptography
4 2 (10.53%) Gigabit Ethernet
4 2 (10.53%) Legal
4 2 (10.53%) Supplier Management
4 2 (10.53%) Data Security
4 2 (10.53%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 2 (10.53%) 802.11
4 2 (10.53%) Project Management
4 2 (10.53%) CRM
4 2 (10.53%) E-Commerce
4 2 (10.53%) Data Modelling
4 2 (10.53%) Broadband
4 2 (10.53%) GSM
4 2 (10.53%) Ethernet
5 1 (5.26%) CISSP
5 1 (5.26%) PMP
5 1 (5.26%) SOA

Communications Security
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) Broadband
1 2 (10.53%) GSM
1 2 (10.53%) Ethernet
1 2 (10.53%) 802.11
1 2 (10.53%) TETRA
1 2 (10.53%) Gigabit Ethernet
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Rational DOORS
General
1 3 (15.79%) Finance
2 2 (10.53%) Legal
3 1 (5.26%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 14 (73.68%) Systems Engineer
2 3 (15.79%) Lead Systems Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Architect
3 2 (10.53%) Lead Architect
3 2 (10.53%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Technical Manager
3 2 (10.53%) Enterprise Architect
4 1 (5.26%) Principal Systems Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Principal Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (31.58%) Management Information System
2 2 (10.53%) Cryptography
2 2 (10.53%) CCTV
2 2 (10.53%) SCADA
3 1 (5.26%) CESG
3 1 (5.26%) CESG CLAS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (15.79%) Validation
1 3 (15.79%) Data Transformation
2 2 (10.53%) Test Strategy
2 2 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (10.53%) Business Continuity
2 2 (10.53%) CRM
2 2 (10.53%) E-Commerce
2 2 (10.53%) Data Modelling
2 2 (10.53%) Project Management
2 2 (10.53%) Data Security
2 2 (10.53%) Supplier Management
2 2 (10.53%) System Testing
2 2 (10.53%) Security Architecture
3 1 (5.26%) Earned Value Management
3 1 (5.26%) Network Management
3 1 (5.26%) Information Assurance
3 1 (5.26%) Strategic Planning
3 1 (5.26%) SOA
3 1 (5.26%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 1 (5.26%) Systems Analysis
Qualifications
1 8 (42.11%) Degree
2 1 (5.26%) CISSP
2 1 (5.26%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (5.26%) QA
1 1 (5.26%) JSP 440
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 1 (5.26%) Primavera