The table below looks at the statistics for Communications Security skills in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Communications Security over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Communications Security (COMSEC)
Rank 440 433 387
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -46
Permanent jobs citing Communications Security 3 11 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.014% 0.049% 0.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.017% 0.060% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 11
Average salary £55,000 - £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £40,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+37.50% -27.27%
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 South East region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
17191 18240 16945
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 82.90% 80.54% 76.85%
Number of salaries quoted 13980 14301 13794
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £66,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.67%

Communications Security
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Communications Security Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Communications Security
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Communications Security Salary Trend in the South East

Communications Security
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Communications Security within the South East region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. 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
Hampshire +1 3 £55,000 -
Communications Security
England

Communications Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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 5 (100.00%) Legal
2 4 (80.00%) Business Continuity
3 3 (60.00%) Risk Assessment
3 3 (60.00%) Information Security
3 3 (60.00%) Information Assurance
3 3 (60.00%) Information Security Management
3 3 (60.00%) Security Management
3 3 (60.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (60.00%) Cyber Security
4 2 (40.00%) Marketing
4 2 (40.00%) Financial Analysis
4 2 (40.00%) Finance
4 2 (40.00%) Data Security
4 2 (40.00%) ISEB
4 2 (40.00%) CISSP
4 2 (40.00%) MS Office
4 2 (40.00%) MS Visio
4 2 (40.00%) Data Protection
4 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
4 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (40.00%) Data Management
4 2 (40.00%) Cryptography
5 1 (20.00%) Systems Analysis
5 1 (20.00%) Data Architecture
5 1 (20.00%) Security Architecture
5 1 (20.00%) Information Architecture
5 1 (20.00%) Data Modelling
5 1 (20.00%) ISO 9001
5 1 (20.00%) CRM
5 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce

Communications Security
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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 2 (40.00%) MS Office
1 2 (40.00%) MS Visio
General
1 5 (100.00%) Legal
2 2 (40.00%) Marketing
2 2 (40.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Security Consultant
1 3 (60.00%) Consultant
2 2 (40.00%) Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Data Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Business Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Security Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Security Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Cyber Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Cryptography
2 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Business Continuity
2 3 (60.00%) Risk Assessment
2 3 (60.00%) Information Security
2 3 (60.00%) Information Security Management
2 3 (60.00%) Information Assurance
2 3 (60.00%) Security Management
2 3 (60.00%) Cyber Security
3 2 (40.00%) Financial Analysis
3 2 (40.00%) Data Security
3 2 (40.00%) Data Protection
3 2 (40.00%) Data Management
4 1 (20.00%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (20.00%) Wealth Management
4 1 (20.00%) CRM
4 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (20.00%) Data Modelling
4 1 (20.00%) Project Management
4 1 (20.00%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (20.00%) Data Architecture
4 1 (20.00%) Vulnerability Management
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) ISEB
1 2 (40.00%) CISSP
1 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (60.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (20.00%) ISO 9001