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

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Communications Security (COMSEC)
Rank - 173 170
Permanent jobs citing Communications Security 0 13 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester - 0.32% 0.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.39% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £40,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+37.50% -27.27%
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
3122 3362 3293
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 87.11% 83.40% 80.53%
Number of salaries quoted 2587 2718 2826
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%

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
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 2 (50.00%) C
1 2 (50.00%) C++
1 2 (50.00%) Java
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
1 2 (50.00%) Validation
1 2 (50.00%) Migration
1 2 (50.00%) VMware
1 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (50.00%) Wireshark
1 2 (50.00%) Mathematics
1 2 (50.00%) Physics
1 2 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle RAC
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (50.00%) Test Strategy
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database
1 2 (50.00%) Coaching
1 2 (50.00%) Data Centre

Communications Security
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 2 (50.00%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Software Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Systems Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Database Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Mathematics
1 2 (50.00%) Physics
1 2 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (50.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Validation
1 2 (50.00%) Migration
1 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (50.00%) Test Strategy
1 2 (50.00%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C
1 2 (50.00%) C++
1 2 (50.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle RAC
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle
1 2 (50.00%) VMware