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 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Communications Security (COMSEC)
Rank 611 657 621
Rank change year-on-year
+46 -36
Permanent jobs citing Communications Security 5 13 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.012% 0.026% 0.025%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.014% 0.031% 0.030%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 4
Average salary £50,000 - £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £80,000 - £65,000
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
36613 41581 37036
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 85.48% 84.63% 83.83%
Number of salaries quoted 30634 34514 30851
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 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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 29 May 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 +40 2 £50,000 - 1
Communications Security
England

Communications Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 9 (47.37%) Degree
2 7 (36.84%) Microsoft
3 6 (31.58%) MS Office
3 6 (31.58%) Windows
3 6 (31.58%) Management Information System
3 6 (31.58%) Data Management
3 6 (31.58%) Finance
4 5 (26.32%) Banking
4 5 (26.32%) MS Excel
4 5 (26.32%) CRM
4 5 (26.32%) ITIL
4 5 (26.32%) Active Directory
4 5 (26.32%) Rational DOORS
5 4 (21.05%) Contract for Difference
5 4 (21.05%) UNIX
5 4 (21.05%) ETL
5 4 (21.05%) LAN
5 4 (21.05%) WAN
5 4 (21.05%) TCP/IP
5 4 (21.05%) SLA
5 4 (21.05%) Internet
5 4 (21.05%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (21.05%) Windows XP
5 4 (21.05%) MS Exchange
6 3 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (15.79%) JIRA
6 3 (15.79%) Chartered Engineer
7 2 (10.53%) JSP 440
7 2 (10.53%) Information Assurance
7 2 (10.53%) Cyber Security

Communications Security
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 4 (21.05%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (31.58%) MS Office
2 5 (26.32%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (21.05%) LAN
1 4 (21.05%) WAN
1 4 (21.05%) TCP/IP
1 4 (21.05%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (26.32%) Rational DOORS
2 3 (15.79%) JIRA
3 1 (5.26%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (31.58%) Finance
2 5 (26.32%) Banking
3 2 (10.53%) Telecoms
3 2 (10.53%) Aerospace
4 1 (5.26%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (21.05%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (10.53%) Lead Systems Engineer
2 2 (10.53%) Principal Engineer
2 2 (10.53%) Principal Security Engineer
2 2 (10.53%) Cyber Security Engineer
2 2 (10.53%) Configuration Controller
2 2 (10.53%) Security Engineer
2 2 (10.53%) Design Engineer
2 2 (10.53%) Team Leader
2 2 (10.53%) Analyst
2 2 (10.53%) Applications Support
3 1 (5.26%) Service Analyst
3 1 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (5.26%) Architect
3 1 (5.26%) Business Analyst
3 1 (5.26%) Author
3 1 (5.26%) Technical Author
3 1 (5.26%) Support Analyst
3 1 (5.26%) Information Analyst
3 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) JSP
2 1 (5.26%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (31.58%) Management Information System
2 4 (21.05%) Contract for Difference
3 2 (10.53%) CCTV
3 2 (10.53%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 6 (31.58%) Windows
2 4 (21.05%) UNIX
2 4 (21.05%) Windows XP
3 1 (5.26%) Linux
3 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) Data Management
2 5 (26.32%) CRM
2 5 (26.32%) ITIL
3 4 (21.05%) ETL
4 3 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (10.53%) Information Assurance
5 2 (10.53%) Cyber Security
5 2 (10.53%) Coaching
5 2 (10.53%) Network Management
5 2 (10.53%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 2 (10.53%) Systems Analysis
5 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (10.53%) Change Management
5 2 (10.53%) Configuration Management
6 1 (5.26%) Service Delivery
6 1 (5.26%) Project Management
6 1 (5.26%) Data Modelling
6 1 (5.26%) E-Commerce
6 1 (5.26%) Migration
6 1 (5.26%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.26%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (47.37%) Degree
2 3 (15.79%) Chartered Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) HND
4 1 (5.26%) CISSP
4 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (21.05%) SLA
2 2 (10.53%) JSP 440
2 2 (10.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (26.32%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) SCOrch
1 1 (5.26%) SCOM
Vendors
1 7 (36.84%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle
2 1 (5.26%) WorldPay