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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Communications Security (COMSEC)
Rank 178 165 166
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +1
Permanent jobs citing Communications Security 13 12 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.32% 0.32% 0.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.38% 0.40% 0.64%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £55,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-27.27% +29.41%
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
3414 2967 3107
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 84.69% 78.33% 81.12%
Number of salaries quoted 2770 2539 2717
Average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 16 September 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 -5 9 - -
Stockport - 2 - -
Communications Security
North West

Communications Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 11 (64.71%) Visual Studio
1 11 (64.71%) Web Services
1 11 (64.71%) Windows
1 11 (64.71%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (52.94%) Validation
3 8 (47.06%) Software Engineering
4 7 (41.18%) NUnit
4 7 (41.18%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (41.18%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (41.18%) Scrum
4 7 (41.18%) VMware
4 7 (41.18%) Linux
4 7 (41.18%) SQL Server
4 7 (41.18%) Jenkins
5 6 (35.29%) Ninject
5 6 (35.29%) Change Control
5 6 (35.29%) C#
5 6 (35.29%) Configuration Management
5 6 (35.29%) Dependency Injection
5 6 (35.29%) WCF
5 6 (35.29%) LINQ
5 6 (35.29%) Ruby
5 6 (35.29%) Wonderware
6 5 (29.41%) Graphic Design
6 5 (29.41%) Selenium
6 5 (29.41%) jQuery
6 5 (29.41%) HTML5
6 5 (29.41%) Dreamweaver
6 5 (29.41%) HTML
6 5 (29.41%) JavaScript

Communications Security
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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.

Applications
1 5 (29.41%) Photoshop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (41.18%) SQL Server
2 5 (29.41%) MySQL
2 5 (29.41%) Relational Database
3 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 11 (64.71%) Visual Studio
2 7 (41.18%) NUnit
2 7 (41.18%) Jenkins
3 5 (29.41%) Selenium
3 5 (29.41%) Dreamweaver
3 5 (29.41%) JUnit
3 5 (29.41%) Eclipse
3 5 (29.41%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 2 (11.76%) Git (software)
4 2 (11.76%) Moq
4 2 (11.76%) FxCop
4 2 (11.76%) StyleCop
4 2 (11.76%) Rational DOORS
4 2 (11.76%) Gerrit
General
1 4 (23.53%) Military
1 4 (23.53%) Electronics
1 4 (23.53%) Telecoms
2 2 (11.76%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 9 (52.94%) Developer
2 6 (35.29%) Senior Developer
3 5 (29.41%) UI Developer
3 5 (29.41%) UI Programmer
4 4 (23.53%) C# Developer
4 4 (23.53%) Senior UI Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Software Manager
5 2 (11.76%) C# Software Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Engineering Manager
5 2 (11.76%) Senior Software Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Senior C# Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Software Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Software Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Software Engineering Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (64.71%) Web Services
2 6 (35.29%) Ninject
2 6 (35.29%) WCF
2 6 (35.29%) LINQ
3 5 (29.41%) jQuery
3 5 (29.41%) HTML5
3 5 (29.41%) HTML
3 5 (29.41%) CSS
3 5 (29.41%) CSS3
3 5 (29.41%) Backbone.js
3 5 (29.41%) RESTful
4 2 (11.76%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Graphic Design
2 4 (23.53%) Computer Science
3 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 11 (64.71%) Windows
2 7 (41.18%) Linux
3 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (64.71%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (52.94%) Validation
3 8 (47.06%) Software Engineering
4 7 (41.18%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (41.18%) Scrum
5 6 (35.29%) Change Control
5 6 (35.29%) Configuration Management
5 6 (35.29%) Dependency Injection
6 4 (23.53%) Information Management
7 2 (11.76%) Network Design
7 2 (11.76%) Automated Testing
7 2 (11.76%) CMMI
7 2 (11.76%) Risk Management
7 2 (11.76%) Requirements Management
7 2 (11.76%) Web Development
7 2 (11.76%) Project Management
7 2 (11.76%) SOA
7 2 (11.76%) PRINCE2
7 2 (11.76%) Mentoring
7 2 (11.76%) Signal Processing
Programming Languages
1 6 (35.29%) C#
1 6 (35.29%) Ruby
2 5 (29.41%) JavaScript
3 2 (11.76%) Shell Script
3 2 (11.76%) MATLAB
3 2 (11.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) Degree
1 2 (11.76%) Chartered Engineer
1 2 (11.76%) SC Cleared
1 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (23.53%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 7 (41.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (11.76%) VirtualBox
Vendors
1 7 (41.18%) VMware
2 6 (35.29%) Wonderware
3 5 (29.41%) Oracle