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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Communications Security (COMSEC)
Rank 604 594 617
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +23
Permanent jobs citing Communications Security 9 19 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.022% 0.045% 0.016%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.026% 0.054% 0.019%
Number of salaries quoted 2 8 7
Average salary £57,500 £102,500 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-43.90% +57.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £71,500 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,500 £128,500 £76,000
UK excluding London average salary £72,500 £42,500 £41,250
% change year-on-year
+70.58% +3.03%
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
34564 35451 36987
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 83.30% 83.91% 82.41%
Number of salaries quoted 29092 28666 31376
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 £77,500 £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 30 January 2015.

Communications Security Salary Histogram in London

Communications Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 11 (47.83%) WAN
2 9 (39.13%) Degree
3 8 (34.78%) Unified Communications
4 7 (30.43%) MPLS
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%) Finance
5 6 (26.09%) VoIP
5 6 (26.09%) ADSL
5 6 (26.09%) ATM
5 6 (26.09%) ISDN
5 6 (26.09%) ITIL
5 6 (26.09%) PRINCE2
5 6 (26.09%) Windows
5 6 (26.09%) Matrix 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
6 5 (21.74%) Management Information System
6 5 (21.74%) MS Excel
6 5 (21.74%) CRM
6 5 (21.74%) MS Office
6 5 (21.74%) LAN
6 5 (21.74%) Microsoft

Communications Security
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (17.39%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.35%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (21.74%) MS Excel
1 5 (21.74%) MS Office
2 1 (4.35%) MS Project
2 1 (4.35%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 11 (47.83%) WAN
2 8 (34.78%) Unified Communications
3 7 (30.43%) MPLS
4 6 (26.09%) VPN
4 6 (26.09%) VoIP
4 6 (26.09%) ADSL
4 6 (26.09%) ATM
4 6 (26.09%) ISDN
5 5 (21.74%) LAN
6 4 (17.39%) Internet
6 4 (17.39%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (17.39%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Visual Studio
1 1 (4.35%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (4.35%) JIRA
General
1 6 (26.09%) Finance
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%) Banking
3 1 (4.35%) Legal
3 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (26.09%) Project Manager
1 6 (26.09%) Programme Manager
1 6 (26.09%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
2 5 (21.74%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) Lead Systems Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) Configuration Controller
3 2 (8.70%) Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) Systems Manager
4 1 (4.35%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) Information Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Architect
4 1 (4.35%) Security Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Information Security Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) Operations Manager
4 1 (4.35%) Security Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) Architect
4 1 (4.35%) Support Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) Applications Support
4 1 (4.35%) Service Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (26.09%) PMI
2 5 (21.74%) Management Information System
3 4 (17.39%) Contract for Difference
4 3 (13.04%) Cryptography
5 2 (8.70%) CCTV
6 1 (4.35%) CESG
6 1 (4.35%) CESG CLAS
6 1 (4.35%) SCADA
6 1 (4.35%) RMADS
Operating Systems
1 6 (26.09%) Windows
2 4 (17.39%) Windows XP
2 4 (17.39%) UNIX
3 1 (4.35%) Linux
3 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (26.09%) Project Management
1 6 (26.09%) ITIL
1 6 (26.09%) PRINCE2
1 6 (26.09%) Matrix Management
2 5 (21.74%) CRM
3 4 (17.39%) ETL
3 4 (17.39%) Data Management
4 3 (13.04%) Coaching
5 2 (8.70%) Security Architecture
5 2 (8.70%) Configuration Management
5 2 (8.70%) Service Delivery
5 2 (8.70%) Change Management
5 2 (8.70%) Information Security
6 1 (4.35%) Programme Management
6 1 (4.35%) Information Security Management
6 1 (4.35%) Data Security
6 1 (4.35%) Security Management
6 1 (4.35%) Migration
6 1 (4.35%) Business Continuity
6 1 (4.35%) E-Commerce
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
4 1 (4.35%) CISA
4 1 (4.35%) CISM
4 1 (4.35%) CISSP
4 1 (4.35%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
4 1 (4.35%) CGEIT
4 1 (4.35%) Chartered Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) ISSEP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (17.39%) SLA
2 2 (8.70%) QA
3 1 (4.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (21.74%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) SCOM
1 1 (4.35%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 5 (21.74%) Microsoft
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