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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Communications Security (COMSEC)
Rank 630 630 645
Rank change year-on-year
0 +15
Permanent jobs citing Communications Security 9 11 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.022% 0.027% 0.047%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.025% 0.031% 0.055%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 9
Average salary £68,250 £57,500 £105,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.69% -45.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £64,850 £45,500 £76,000
10% offered a salary of more than £71,650 £69,500 £128,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £80,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-37.50% +88.23%
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
36049 35004 36611
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 87.77% 85.52% 86.43%
Number of salaries quoted 30850 29426 29634
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% -
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 5 February 2016. 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 - 1 £72,500 -
Communications Security
England

Communications Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 5 February 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 15 (83.33%) VoIP
1 15 (83.33%) WAN
2 14 (77.78%) VPN
2 14 (77.78%) MPLS
3 12 (66.67%) ITIL
4 10 (55.56%) LAN
4 10 (55.56%) Active Directory
4 10 (55.56%) VMware
4 10 (55.56%) VMware Infrastructure
5 9 (50.00%) JSP 440
5 9 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
5 9 (50.00%) Network Management
5 9 (50.00%) Junos
5 9 (50.00%) DV Cleared
5 9 (50.00%) Security Cleared
5 9 (50.00%) Multicast
5 9 (50.00%) Data Centre
5 9 (50.00%) IPsec
5 9 (50.00%) H.323
5 9 (50.00%) IGMP
5 9 (50.00%) OSPF
5 9 (50.00%) BGP
5 9 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (50.00%) EIGRP
5 9 (50.00%) ICMP
5 9 (50.00%) CCNP
5 9 (50.00%) Cisco
5 9 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
5 9 (50.00%) Juniper
5 9 (50.00%) SNMP

Communications Security
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 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 (5.56%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 15 (83.33%) VoIP
1 15 (83.33%) WAN
2 14 (77.78%) MPLS
2 14 (77.78%) VPN
3 10 (55.56%) LAN
4 9 (50.00%) BGP
4 9 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
4 9 (50.00%) EIGRP
4 9 (50.00%) H.323
4 9 (50.00%) ICMP
4 9 (50.00%) IGMP
4 9 (50.00%) IPsec
4 9 (50.00%) Junos
4 9 (50.00%) Multicast
4 9 (50.00%) OSPF
4 9 (50.00%) SNMP
5 7 (38.89%) Unified Communications
6 5 (27.78%) ADSL
6 5 (27.78%) ATM
6 5 (27.78%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (22.22%) French Language
1 4 (22.22%) German Language
1 4 (22.22%) Italian Language
1 4 (22.22%) Japanese Language
1 4 (22.22%) Mandarin Language
1 4 (22.22%) Spanish Language
2 1 (5.56%) Back Office
2 1 (5.56%) Banking
2 1 (5.56%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Front Office
2 1 (5.56%) Investment Banking
2 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (44.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (38.89%) Design Engineer
2 7 (38.89%) Implementation Engineer
2 7 (38.89%) Infrastructure Design Engineer
2 7 (38.89%) IT Engineer
2 7 (38.89%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (33.33%) Project Manager
4 5 (27.78%) PRINCE2 Programme Manager
4 5 (27.78%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
4 5 (27.78%) Programme Manager
4 5 (27.78%) WAN Project Manager
5 2 (11.11%) Head of Infrastructure
6 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
6 1 (5.56%) IT Infrastructure Manager
6 1 (5.56%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
6 1 (5.56%) ITIL Manager
6 1 (5.56%) ITIL Project Manager
6 1 (5.56%) ITIL Service Designer
6 1 (5.56%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Principal Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 9 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 5 (27.78%) PMI
3 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.56%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) Linux
1 1 (5.56%) Unix
1 1 (5.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (66.67%) ITIL
2 9 (50.00%) Network Management
3 6 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 6 (33.33%) Project Management
4 5 (27.78%) Matrix Management
5 2 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (11.11%) Network Architecture
5 2 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (5.56%) Application Packaging
6 1 (5.56%) BPR
6 1 (5.56%) Business Continuity
6 1 (5.56%) Configuration Management
6 1 (5.56%) DevOps
6 1 (5.56%) Mobile Device Management
6 1 (5.56%) Presales
6 1 (5.56%) Service Management
6 1 (5.56%) Six Sigma
6 1 (5.56%) WAN Optimisation
6 1 (5.56%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 8 (44.44%) C
2 1 (5.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (50.00%) CCNP
1 9 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 9 (50.00%) DV Cleared
1 9 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
1 9 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (38.89%) SC Cleared
3 5 (27.78%) PMI Certification
3 5 (27.78%) PMP
4 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (50.00%) JSP 440
System Software
1 10 (55.56%) Active Directory
1 10 (55.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.56%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) Backup Exec
1 1 (5.56%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (55.56%) VMware
2 9 (50.00%) Cisco
2 9 (50.00%) Juniper
3 7 (38.89%) Dell
3 7 (38.89%) EMC
3 7 (38.89%) HP
3 7 (38.89%) NetApp
4 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.56%) SolarWinds
4 1 (5.56%) Sybase
4 1 (5.56%) Veeam