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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Communications Security (COMSEC)
Rank 655 652 686
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +34
Permanent jobs citing Communications Security 1 11 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.002% 0.025% 0.014%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.003% 0.028% 0.017%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 1
Average salary - £50,000 £105,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -52.38%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £82,500 -
% change year-on-year
-39.39% -
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
37638 38904 42384
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 89.06% 87.02% 86.49%
Number of salaries quoted 32337 32468 34810
Average salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,084 £37,500 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 29 April 2016, 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 9 (90.00%) ITIL
2 8 (80.00%) LAN
2 8 (80.00%) VoIP
2 8 (80.00%) WAN
2 8 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 8 (80.00%) VMware
2 8 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (80.00%) Data Centre
3 7 (70.00%) CCNP
3 7 (70.00%) Network Management
3 7 (70.00%) Junos
3 7 (70.00%) JSP 440
3 7 (70.00%) SC Cleared
3 7 (70.00%) DV Cleared
3 7 (70.00%) Security Cleared
3 7 (70.00%) Cisco IOS
3 7 (70.00%) Multicast
3 7 (70.00%) IGMP
3 7 (70.00%) EIGRP
3 7 (70.00%) ICMP
3 7 (70.00%) IPsec
3 7 (70.00%) HP
3 7 (70.00%) Dell
3 7 (70.00%) EMC
3 7 (70.00%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (70.00%) ITIL Certification
3 7 (70.00%) Juniper
3 7 (70.00%) NetApp
3 7 (70.00%) MPLS
3 7 (70.00%) OSPF

Communications Security
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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.

Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (80.00%) LAN
1 8 (80.00%) VoIP
1 8 (80.00%) WAN
2 7 (70.00%) BGP
2 7 (70.00%) Cisco IOS
2 7 (70.00%) EIGRP
2 7 (70.00%) H.323
2 7 (70.00%) ICMP
2 7 (70.00%) IGMP
2 7 (70.00%) IPsec
2 7 (70.00%) Junos
2 7 (70.00%) MPLS
2 7 (70.00%) Multicast
2 7 (70.00%) OSPF
2 7 (70.00%) SNMP
2 7 (70.00%) VPN
3 1 (10.00%) CTI
3 1 (10.00%) DNS
3 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (10.00%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (10.00%) Back Office
1 1 (10.00%) Banking
1 1 (10.00%) Front Office
1 1 (10.00%) Investment Banking
1 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Design Engineer
1 7 (70.00%) Implementation Engineer
1 7 (70.00%) Infrastructure Design Engineer
1 7 (70.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 7 (70.00%) IT Engineer
1 7 (70.00%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Agile Project Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Architect
2 1 (10.00%) Head of Infrastructure
2 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 1 (10.00%) IT Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (10.00%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
2 1 (10.00%) IT Manager
2 1 (10.00%) IT Project Manager
2 1 (10.00%) ITIL Manager
2 1 (10.00%) ITIL Project Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Presales Solution Architect
2 1 (10.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) OAuth
1 1 (10.00%) REST
1 1 (10.00%) SAML
1 1 (10.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (80.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (10.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) ITIL
2 7 (70.00%) Network Management
3 2 (20.00%) DevOps
3 2 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (10.00%) Application Packaging
4 1 (10.00%) BPR
4 1 (10.00%) Business Continuity
4 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (10.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (10.00%) Data Management
4 1 (10.00%) Presales
4 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (10.00%) Problem Management
4 1 (10.00%) Product Management
4 1 (10.00%) Project Management
4 1 (10.00%) Six Sigma
4 1 (10.00%) Time Management
4 1 (10.00%) TOGAF
4 1 (10.00%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) C
2 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (70.00%) CCNP
1 7 (70.00%) Cisco Certification
1 7 (70.00%) DV Cleared
1 7 (70.00%) ITIL Certification
1 7 (70.00%) SC Cleared
1 7 (70.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) Degree
2 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (70.00%) JSP 440
System Software
1 8 (80.00%) Active Directory
1 8 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (10.00%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Backup Exec
1 1 (10.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) VMware
2 7 (70.00%) Cisco
2 7 (70.00%) Dell
2 7 (70.00%) EMC
2 7 (70.00%) HP
2 7 (70.00%) Juniper
2 7 (70.00%) NetApp
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (10.00%) SolarWinds
3 1 (10.00%) Sybase
3 1 (10.00%) Veeam