The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 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 North West region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Communications Security (COMSEC)
Rank 250 240 -
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -
Permanent jobs citing Communications Security 6 14 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.084% 0.19% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.10% 0.24% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 0
Average salary - £65,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £65,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-34.61% +73.33%
Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
5836 5741 5348
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 81.24% 78.22% 74.99%
Number of salaries quoted 4737 4720 4681
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
Communications Security
England

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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -4 6 - -
Communications Security
England

Communications Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 7 (100.00%) Information Management
1 7 (100.00%) Military
2 6 (85.71%) Electronics
3 4 (57.14%) Validation
3 4 (57.14%) Software Engineering
3 4 (57.14%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (57.14%) Linux
3 4 (57.14%) Jenkins
4 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (42.86%) Git (software)
4 3 (42.86%) Web Services
4 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
4 3 (42.86%) JUnit
4 3 (42.86%) Visual Studio
4 3 (42.86%) Eclipse
4 3 (42.86%) Selenium
4 3 (42.86%) NUnit
4 3 (42.86%) Subversion
4 3 (42.86%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (42.86%) Windows
4 3 (42.86%) VMware
5 2 (28.57%) Aerospace
5 2 (28.57%) Scrum
5 2 (28.57%) Unified Process
5 2 (28.57%) Network Design
5 2 (28.57%) Risk Management
5 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
5 2 (28.57%) Automated Testing
5 2 (28.57%) Chartered Engineer
5 2 (28.57%) Requirements Management

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (28.57%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Spreadsheet
1 1 (14.29%) MS Visio
1 1 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
1 3 (42.86%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (28.57%) MySQL
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Jenkins
2 3 (42.86%) Git (software)
2 3 (42.86%) JUnit
2 3 (42.86%) Visual Studio
2 3 (42.86%) Eclipse
2 3 (42.86%) Selenium
2 3 (42.86%) NUnit
2 3 (42.86%) Subversion
3 2 (28.57%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (14.29%) Gerrit
4 1 (14.29%) FxCop
4 1 (14.29%) StyleCop
4 1 (14.29%) Moq
4 1 (14.29%) Maven
General
1 7 (100.00%) Military
2 6 (85.71%) Electronics
3 2 (28.57%) Aerospace
3 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
4 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Software Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) Web Services
2 2 (28.57%) Middleware
3 1 (14.29%) Ninject
3 1 (14.29%) CSS
3 1 (14.29%) JSP
3 1 (14.29%) HTML
3 1 (14.29%) .NET
3 1 (14.29%) WCF
3 1 (14.29%) LINQ
3 1 (14.29%) Grails
3 1 (14.29%) Hibernate
3 1 (14.29%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Linux
2 3 (42.86%) Windows
3 2 (28.57%) UNIX
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Information Management
2 4 (57.14%) Validation
2 4 (57.14%) Software Engineering
2 4 (57.14%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (28.57%) Scrum
3 2 (28.57%) Unified Process
3 2 (28.57%) Network Design
3 2 (28.57%) Risk Management
3 2 (28.57%) Automated Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Requirements Management
3 2 (28.57%) Web Development
3 2 (28.57%) Configuration Management
3 2 (28.57%) CMMI
3 2 (28.57%) RUP
3 2 (28.57%) Waterfall
3 2 (28.57%) Signal Processing
3 2 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (28.57%) Change Control
4 1 (14.29%) Dependency Injection
4 1 (14.29%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) MATLAB
1 2 (28.57%) Python
1 2 (28.57%) PowerShell
1 2 (28.57%) Bash Shell
2 1 (14.29%) C#
2 1 (14.29%) Java
2 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
2 1 (14.29%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) Shell Script
2 1 (14.29%) Groovy
2 1 (14.29%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Chartered Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Degree
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (28.57%) RHCE
1 2 (28.57%) MCSA
1 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
1 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (14.29%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) Puppet
1 2 (28.57%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (28.57%) Red Hat Satellite
1 2 (28.57%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) VMware
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) Red Hat
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle
3 1 (14.29%) SAP
3 1 (14.29%) Wonderware