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

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Communications Security (COMSEC)
Rank 431 387 444
Rank change year-on-year
-44 +57
Permanent jobs citing Communications Security 9 39 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.041% 0.18% 0.013%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.051% 0.24% 0.017%
Number of salaries quoted 0 13 1
Average salary - £55,000 £75,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -26.66%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £55,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-27.27% +29.41%
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
17582 16505 17534
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 79.90% 78.13% 77.81%
Number of salaries quoted 13562 13492 14845
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
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 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 19 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
West Sussex -32 4 - -
Hampshire -6 3 - -
Berkshire -5 2 - -
Communications Security
England

Communications Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 34 (100.00%) Aerospace
1 34 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 34 (100.00%) Military
1 34 (100.00%) Information Management
2 26 (76.47%) Electronics
3 21 (61.76%) Management Information System
4 16 (47.06%) Degree
5 13 (38.24%) Security Cleared
5 13 (38.24%) Chip and PIN
5 13 (38.24%) C
5 13 (38.24%) C++
5 13 (38.24%) MS Office
5 13 (38.24%) Windows
6 12 (35.29%) Project Management
6 12 (35.29%) Finance
7 11 (32.35%) Software Engineering
7 11 (32.35%) SC Cleared
7 11 (32.35%) Requirements Management
7 11 (32.35%) Linux
7 11 (32.35%) MS Excel
8 9 (26.47%) VxWorks
8 9 (26.47%) Unit Testing
8 9 (26.47%) Integration Testing
8 9 (26.47%) Software Testing
8 9 (26.47%) Continuous Integration
8 9 (26.47%) Avionics
8 9 (26.47%) JSF
8 9 (26.47%) Device Driver
8 9 (26.47%) Rational DOORS
9 8 (23.53%) Oracle

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 13 (38.24%) MS Office
2 11 (32.35%) MS Excel
3 4 (11.76%) MS Project
3 4 (11.76%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (5.88%) MS Visio
4 2 (5.88%) Mathematica
Business Applications
1 2 (5.88%) SAP HR
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.76%) LAN
1 4 (11.76%) WAN
2 2 (5.88%) Internet
2 2 (5.88%) Firewall
2 2 (5.88%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.88%) MySQL
1 2 (5.88%) SQL Server
1 2 (5.88%) Oracle Reports
1 2 (5.88%) Cognos Impromptu
1 2 (5.88%) BusinessObjects
1 2 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 9 (26.47%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (5.88%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (5.88%) Toad
General
1 34 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 34 (100.00%) Aerospace
1 34 (100.00%) Military
2 26 (76.47%) Electronics
3 12 (35.29%) Finance
4 9 (26.47%) Avionics
5 2 (5.88%) Back Office
5 2 (5.88%) Marketing
5 2 (5.88%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (29.41%) Analyst
2 9 (26.47%) Software Engineer
3 4 (11.76%) Cyber Security Analyst
3 4 (11.76%) Security Analyst
3 4 (11.76%) Project Manager
4 2 (5.88%) Architect
4 2 (5.88%) Technical Analyst
4 2 (5.88%) Functional Analyst
4 2 (5.88%) Technical Leader
4 2 (5.88%) Auditor
4 2 (5.88%) Principal Engineer
4 2 (5.88%) 1st Line Support Analyst
4 2 (5.88%) Change Manager
4 2 (5.88%) Applications Support Analyst
4 2 (5.88%) Network Engineer
4 2 (5.88%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (5.88%) Support Analyst
4 2 (5.88%) 1st Line Support
4 2 (5.88%) Applications Support
4 2 (5.88%) Research Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (26.47%) JSF
2 5 (14.71%) Middleware
3 2 (5.88%) HTML
3 2 (5.88%) CSS
3 2 (5.88%) Web Services
3 2 (5.88%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (61.76%) Management Information System
2 13 (38.24%) Chip and PIN
3 9 (26.47%) Device Driver
4 4 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (5.88%) Thin Client
5 2 (5.88%) CESG
5 2 (5.88%) CESG CLAS
5 2 (5.88%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 2 (5.88%) Statistics
5 2 (5.88%) Cybernetics
5 2 (5.88%) Mathematics
5 2 (5.88%) Physics
5 2 (5.88%) Computer Science
5 2 (5.88%) Fat Client
5 2 (5.88%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 13 (38.24%) Windows
2 11 (32.35%) Linux
3 9 (26.47%) VxWorks
4 2 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (100.00%) Information Management
2 12 (35.29%) Project Management
3 11 (32.35%) Software Engineering
3 11 (32.35%) Requirements Management
4 9 (26.47%) Software Testing
4 9 (26.47%) Unit Testing
4 9 (26.47%) Integration Testing
4 9 (26.47%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (17.65%) Change Management
6 5 (14.71%) UML
6 5 (14.71%) OOA/OOD
6 5 (14.71%) OO
6 5 (14.71%) Configuration Management
6 5 (14.71%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (14.71%) Waterfall
6 5 (14.71%) Embedded Software Development
7 4 (11.76%) Cyber Security
7 4 (11.76%) Coaching
7 4 (11.76%) SIEM
7 4 (11.76%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 13 (38.24%) C
1 13 (38.24%) C++
2 6 (17.65%) C#
2 6 (17.65%) SQL
3 5 (14.71%) Ada
4 4 (11.76%) Python
5 2 (5.88%) MATLAB
5 2 (5.88%) VBScript
5 2 (5.88%) VB
5 2 (5.88%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 16 (47.06%) Degree
2 13 (38.24%) Security Cleared
3 11 (32.35%) SC Cleared
4 4 (11.76%) CCNP
4 4 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (5.88%) PMP
5 2 (5.88%) CISA
5 2 (5.88%) CISM
5 2 (5.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (5.88%) MCITP
5 2 (5.88%) CCNA
5 2 (5.88%) CISSP
5 2 (5.88%) HND
5 2 (5.88%) PhD
6 1 (2.94%) DV Cleared
6 1 (2.94%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (5.88%) Active Directory
1 2 (5.88%) Microsoft App-V
1 2 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (5.88%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (5.88%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (23.53%) Oracle
2 6 (17.65%) Microsoft
3 4 (11.76%) Primavera
3 4 (11.76%) Cisco
4 2 (5.88%) VMware
4 2 (5.88%) Northgate
4 2 (5.88%) Citrix
4 2 (5.88%) NetApp
4 2 (5.88%) Business Objects
4 2 (5.88%) SAP
4 2 (5.88%) Cognos