The first table below looks at the demand for Communications Security skills in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Communications Security over the 3 months to 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Manchester region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Communications Security (COMSEC)
Rank 174 160 167
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +7
Permanent jobs citing Communications Security 13 15 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.32% 0.36% 0.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.40% 0.46% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £55,000 £34,250
% change year-on-year
-27.27% +60.58%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
3247 3244 2975
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 80.87% 78.66% 78.15%
Number of salaries quoted 2617 2779 2595
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Communications Security
North West

Communications Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Communications Security across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Communications Security Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Communications Security
Salary Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Communications Security across the Manchester region.

Communications Security Salary Trend in Manchester

Communications Security
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Communications Security within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 28 July 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
Cheadle -3 9 - -
Communications Security
North West

Communications Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 12 (63.16%) Visual Studio
1 12 (63.16%) Web Services
1 12 (63.16%) Windows
1 12 (63.16%) Software Engineering
2 11 (57.89%) Validation
3 9 (47.37%) Linux
3 9 (47.37%) Continuous Integration
3 9 (47.37%) Jenkins
4 8 (42.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (42.11%) Change Control
4 8 (42.11%) SQL Server
4 8 (42.11%) Configuration Management
4 8 (42.11%) Electronics
4 8 (42.11%) VMware
4 8 (42.11%) Military
4 8 (42.11%) NUnit
4 8 (42.11%) Information Management
5 7 (36.84%) Wonderware
5 7 (36.84%) Ruby
5 7 (36.84%) WCF
5 7 (36.84%) LINQ
5 7 (36.84%) Scrum
5 7 (36.84%) C#
5 7 (36.84%) Ninject
5 7 (36.84%) Dependency Injection
6 6 (31.58%) Selenium
6 6 (31.58%) JUnit
6 6 (31.58%) Eclipse
6 6 (31.58%) ISO 9001
7 5 (26.32%) MySQL

Communications Security
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 2 (10.53%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Photoshop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (42.11%) SQL Server
2 5 (26.32%) MySQL
3 3 (15.79%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (15.79%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (15.79%) Relational Database
3 3 (15.79%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 12 (63.16%) Visual Studio
2 9 (47.37%) Jenkins
3 8 (42.11%) NUnit
4 6 (31.58%) Selenium
4 6 (31.58%) JUnit
4 6 (31.58%) Eclipse
5 5 (26.32%) Git (software)
6 3 (15.79%) Subversion
6 3 (15.79%) Dreamweaver
6 3 (15.79%) Gerrit
6 3 (15.79%) FxCop
6 3 (15.79%) StyleCop
6 3 (15.79%) Moq
6 3 (15.79%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 2 (10.53%) Rational DOORS
8 1 (5.26%) Maven
General
1 8 (42.11%) Electronics
1 8 (42.11%) Military
2 4 (21.05%) Telecoms
3 2 (10.53%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Developer
2 4 (21.05%) Senior Developer
2 4 (21.05%) Software Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) C# Developer
3 3 (15.79%) UI Programmer
3 3 (15.79%) UI Developer
4 2 (10.53%) C# Software Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Senior UI Developer
4 2 (10.53%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Software Engineering Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Software Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Engineering Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Senior Software Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Senior C# Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (63.16%) Web Services
2 7 (36.84%) WCF
2 7 (36.84%) LINQ
2 7 (36.84%) Ninject
3 4 (21.05%) HTML
3 4 (21.05%) CSS
4 3 (15.79%) .NET
4 3 (15.79%) Backbone.js
4 3 (15.79%) CSS3
4 3 (15.79%) HTML5
4 3 (15.79%) RESTful
4 3 (15.79%) jQuery
5 2 (10.53%) Middleware
6 1 (5.26%) Spring
6 1 (5.26%) Grails
6 1 (5.26%) Hibernate
6 1 (5.26%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Computer Science
2 3 (15.79%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 12 (63.16%) Windows
2 9 (47.37%) Linux
3 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (10.53%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (63.16%) Software Engineering
2 11 (57.89%) Validation
3 9 (47.37%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (42.11%) Change Control
4 8 (42.11%) Configuration Management
4 8 (42.11%) Information Management
5 7 (36.84%) Scrum
5 7 (36.84%) Dependency Injection
6 4 (21.05%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (21.05%) CMMI
6 4 (21.05%) Risk Management
6 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (21.05%) Automated Testing
6 4 (21.05%) Requirements Management
6 4 (21.05%) Web Development
7 3 (15.79%) SOA
8 2 (10.53%) Waterfall
8 2 (10.53%) Signal Processing
8 2 (10.53%) Test Strategy
8 2 (10.53%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 7 (36.84%) Ruby
1 7 (36.84%) C#
2 4 (21.05%) JavaScript
3 3 (15.79%) Shell Script
3 3 (15.79%) SQL
4 2 (10.53%) PowerShell
4 2 (10.53%) Bash Shell
4 2 (10.53%) Python
4 2 (10.53%) MATLAB
5 1 (5.26%) Java
5 1 (5.26%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) Chartered Engineer
1 2 (10.53%) SC Cleared
1 2 (10.53%) Security Cleared
1 2 (10.53%) MCSA
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (10.53%) RHCE
1 2 (10.53%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (31.58%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 8 (42.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (15.79%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) Puppet
1 2 (10.53%) Red Hat Satellite
1 2 (10.53%) Red Hat Spacewalk
1 2 (10.53%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 8 (42.11%) VMware
2 7 (36.84%) Wonderware
3 5 (26.32%) Oracle
4 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
4 2 (10.53%) Red Hat
Stockport, Cheshire
Thales
Posted: 4 days ago