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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Communications Security over the 3 months to 26 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Communications Security (COMSEC)
England / North West
Rank - 238 252
Permanent jobs citing Communications Security 0 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West - 0.018% 0.043%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.020% 0.049%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 0
Median salary - £62,500 -
UK excluding London median salary £38,500 £50,000 £80,000
% change year-on-year
-23.00% -37.50%

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
5360 5005 6095
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 90.33% 88.18% 87.69%
Number of salaries quoted 4449 4180 5061
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Communications Security
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region citing Communications Security as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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