The table below looks at the statistics 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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Communications Security (COMSEC)
Rank 168 186 177
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -9
Permanent jobs citing Communications Security 4 3 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.12% 0.079% 0.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.15% 0.095% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Average salary - - £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £80,000 - £65,000
Communications Security
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2753 3171 3320
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 83.83% 83.10% 80.86%
Number of salaries quoted 2263 2592 2877
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,485 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +6.25%

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 22 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
Cheadle +4 2 - -
Stockport - 2 - -
Communications Security
North West

Communications Security
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 4 (50.00%) Oracle
1 4 (50.00%) Windows
1 4 (50.00%) Linux
1 4 (50.00%) Migration
1 4 (50.00%) VMware
1 4 (50.00%) Wireshark
1 4 (50.00%) Oracle RAC
1 4 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (50.00%) Coaching
2 3 (37.50%) Oracle Database
2 3 (37.50%) Validation
3 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (25.00%) C
3 2 (25.00%) C++
3 2 (25.00%) Java
3 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (25.00%) Test Strategy
3 2 (25.00%) Mathematics
3 2 (25.00%) Physics
3 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (12.50%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (12.50%) System Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Chartered Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
4 1 (12.50%) Degree
4 1 (12.50%) JIRA

Communications Security
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (12.50%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Systems Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Database Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Oracle Database Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Software Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Systems Support
4 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Systems Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Mathematics
1 2 (25.00%) Physics
1 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Windows
1 4 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Migration
1 4 (50.00%) Coaching
2 3 (37.50%) Validation
3 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (25.00%) Test Strategy
4 1 (12.50%) System Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) C
1 2 (25.00%) C++
1 2 (25.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) Chartered Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) Oracle RAC
1 4 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Oracle
1 4 (50.00%) VMware