The table below looks at the statistics for Communications Security skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Communications Security over the 3 months to 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Communications Security (COMSEC)
Rank 239 230 234
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +4
Permanent jobs citing Communications Security 12 14 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.16% 0.20% 0.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.20% 0.26% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 3
Average salary - - £36,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £55,000 £37,250
% change year-on-year
-27.27% +47.65%
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 North West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
5999 5422 5797
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 81.88% 77.62% 77.79%
Number of salaries quoted 4767 4591 5047
Average salary £40,000 £38,375 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.23% +2.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £55,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Communications Security
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Communications Security Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Communications Security
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Communications Security Salary Trend in the North West

Communications Security
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Communications Security within the North West region over the 3 months to 27 August 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
Manchester -5 12 - - 1
Communications Security
England

Communications Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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 10 (62.50%) Visual Studio
1 10 (62.50%) Web Services
1 10 (62.50%) Windows
2 8 (50.00%) Validation
2 8 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 6 (37.50%) Ruby
3 6 (37.50%) NUnit
3 6 (37.50%) Wonderware
3 6 (37.50%) WCF
3 6 (37.50%) LINQ
3 6 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (37.50%) Dependency Injection
3 6 (37.50%) Scrum
3 6 (37.50%) VMware
3 6 (37.50%) Linux
3 6 (37.50%) Configuration Management
3 6 (37.50%) C#
3 6 (37.50%) SQL Server
3 6 (37.50%) Ninject
3 6 (37.50%) Change Control
3 6 (37.50%) Jenkins
4 4 (25.00%) Information Management
4 4 (25.00%) Graphic Design
4 4 (25.00%) Computer Science
4 4 (25.00%) Selenium
4 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (25.00%) RESTful
4 4 (25.00%) jQuery
4 4 (25.00%) JUnit

Communications Security
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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 4 (25.00%) Photoshop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 4 (25.00%) MySQL
2 4 (25.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 10 (62.50%) Visual Studio
2 6 (37.50%) NUnit
2 6 (37.50%) Jenkins
3 4 (25.00%) JUnit
3 4 (25.00%) Selenium
3 4 (25.00%) Eclipse
3 4 (25.00%) Dreamweaver
3 4 (25.00%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 2 (12.50%) Rational DOORS
4 2 (12.50%) Gerrit
4 2 (12.50%) Git (software)
4 2 (12.50%) FxCop
4 2 (12.50%) StyleCop
4 2 (12.50%) Moq
General
1 4 (25.00%) Electronics
1 4 (25.00%) Telecoms
1 4 (25.00%) Military
2 2 (12.50%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Developer
2 5 (31.25%) Senior Developer
3 4 (25.00%) UI Developer
3 4 (25.00%) UI Programmer
3 4 (25.00%) C# Developer
4 3 (18.75%) Senior UI Developer
5 2 (12.50%) Engineering Manager
5 2 (12.50%) Software Engineering Manager
5 2 (12.50%) Senior Software Developer
5 2 (12.50%) Senior C# Developer
5 2 (12.50%) Software Manager
5 2 (12.50%) C# Software Developer
5 2 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) Software Developer
5 2 (12.50%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (62.50%) Web Services
2 6 (37.50%) WCF
2 6 (37.50%) LINQ
2 6 (37.50%) Ninject
3 4 (25.00%) CSS3
3 4 (25.00%) Backbone.js
3 4 (25.00%) HTML
3 4 (25.00%) jQuery
3 4 (25.00%) RESTful
3 4 (25.00%) HTML5
3 4 (25.00%) CSS
4 2 (12.50%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Graphic Design
1 4 (25.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 10 (62.50%) Windows
2 6 (37.50%) Linux
3 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) Validation
1 8 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 6 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (37.50%) Dependency Injection
2 6 (37.50%) Scrum
2 6 (37.50%) Configuration Management
2 6 (37.50%) Change Control
3 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (25.00%) Information Management
4 2 (12.50%) Network Design
4 2 (12.50%) Automated Testing
4 2 (12.50%) Project Management
4 2 (12.50%) CMMI
4 2 (12.50%) Risk Management
4 2 (12.50%) Signal Processing
4 2 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (12.50%) Requirements Management
4 2 (12.50%) Web Development
4 2 (12.50%) PRINCE2
4 2 (12.50%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 6 (37.50%) C#
1 6 (37.50%) Ruby
2 4 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (12.50%) SQL
3 2 (12.50%) Shell Script
3 2 (12.50%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) Degree
1 2 (12.50%) Chartered Engineer
1 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (25.00%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 6 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (12.50%) VirtualBox
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) VMware
1 6 (37.50%) Wonderware
2 4 (25.00%) Oracle
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