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

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Communications Security (COMSEC)
Rank 618 610 613
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +3
Permanent jobs citing Communications Security 12 11 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.027% 0.025% 0.030%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.033% 0.030% 0.036%
Number of salaries quoted 6 6 11
Average salary £57,500 £100,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-42.50% +66.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £62,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £71,750 £128,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £45,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-12.56% +14.37%
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 37283 38695
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 83.08% 83.63% 82.11%
Number of salaries quoted 30719 30330 33012
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Communications Security across the London region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Communications Security Salary Histogram 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 24 December 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
(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 +10 1 £52,500 -59.14%
Communications Security
England

Communications Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 10 (43.48%) WAN
2 9 (39.13%) Degree
3 8 (34.78%) Unified Communications
4 7 (30.43%) MPLS
5 6 (26.09%) PRINCE2
5 6 (26.09%) ADSL
5 6 (26.09%) ATM
5 6 (26.09%) ISDN
5 6 (26.09%) VoIP
5 6 (26.09%) VPN
5 6 (26.09%) PMI
5 6 (26.09%) PMP
5 6 (26.09%) PMI Certification
5 6 (26.09%) Project Management
5 6 (26.09%) Mandarin Language
5 6 (26.09%) French Language
5 6 (26.09%) German Language
5 6 (26.09%) Italian Language
5 6 (26.09%) Japanese Language
5 6 (26.09%) Spanish Language
5 6 (26.09%) Matrix Management
6 5 (21.74%) ITIL
6 5 (21.74%) Management Information System
7 4 (17.39%) MS Office
7 4 (17.39%) Windows
7 4 (17.39%) MS Excel
7 4 (17.39%) CRM
7 4 (17.39%) LAN
7 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
7 4 (17.39%) Finance

Communications Security
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (13.04%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.35%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (17.39%) MS Office
1 4 (17.39%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.35%) MS Visio
2 1 (4.35%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 10 (43.48%) WAN
2 8 (34.78%) Unified Communications
3 7 (30.43%) MPLS
4 6 (26.09%) VoIP
4 6 (26.09%) VPN
4 6 (26.09%) ADSL
4 6 (26.09%) ATM
4 6 (26.09%) ISDN
5 4 (17.39%) LAN
6 3 (13.04%) Internet
6 3 (13.04%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.04%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Visual Studio
1 1 (4.35%) Rational DOORS
General
1 6 (26.09%) Mandarin Language
1 6 (26.09%) French Language
1 6 (26.09%) German Language
1 6 (26.09%) Italian Language
1 6 (26.09%) Japanese Language
1 6 (26.09%) Spanish Language
2 4 (17.39%) Finance
3 2 (8.70%) Banking
4 1 (4.35%) Aerospace
4 1 (4.35%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (30.43%) Systems Engineer
2 6 (26.09%) Project Manager
2 6 (26.09%) Programme Manager
2 6 (26.09%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
3 2 (8.70%) Lead Systems Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) Configuration Controller
4 1 (4.35%) Principal Systems Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) Principal Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Lead Enterprise Architect
4 1 (4.35%) Lead Architect
4 1 (4.35%) Information Security Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Support Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) Service Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) Operations Manager
4 1 (4.35%) Systems Manager
4 1 (4.35%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Architect
4 1 (4.35%) Security Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) JSP
1 1 (4.35%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (26.09%) PMI
2 5 (21.74%) Management Information System
3 3 (13.04%) Contract for Difference
4 2 (8.70%) CESG
4 2 (8.70%) CESG CLAS
4 2 (8.70%) Cryptography
5 1 (4.35%) CCTV
5 1 (4.35%) SCADA
5 1 (4.35%) RMADS
Operating Systems
1 4 (17.39%) Windows
2 3 (13.04%) Windows XP
2 3 (13.04%) UNIX
3 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (4.35%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (26.09%) Project Management
1 6 (26.09%) PRINCE2
1 6 (26.09%) Matrix Management
2 5 (21.74%) ITIL
3 4 (17.39%) CRM
4 3 (13.04%) Data Management
4 3 (13.04%) ETL
5 2 (8.70%) Configuration Management
5 2 (8.70%) Information Assurance
5 2 (8.70%) Security Architecture
5 2 (8.70%) Cyber Security
5 2 (8.70%) Coaching
5 2 (8.70%) Service Delivery
5 2 (8.70%) Change Management
6 1 (4.35%) Information Security Management
6 1 (4.35%) Data Security
6 1 (4.35%) Security Management
6 1 (4.35%) Risk Management
6 1 (4.35%) Validation
6 1 (4.35%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.35%) C
1 1 (4.35%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (39.13%) Degree
2 6 (26.09%) PMP
2 6 (26.09%) PMI Certification
3 2 (8.70%) HND
3 2 (8.70%) CISSP
4 1 (4.35%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
4 1 (4.35%) CGEIT
4 1 (4.35%) CISA
4 1 (4.35%) CISM
4 1 (4.35%) ISSEP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.04%) SLA
2 2 (8.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (8.70%) QA
3 1 (4.35%) JSP 440
System Software
1 3 (13.04%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) SCOM
1 1 (4.35%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 4 (17.39%) Microsoft