The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 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 South East region.

Location
3 months to
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Communications Security (COMSEC)
Rank 429 391 437
Rank change year-on-year
-38 +46
Permanent jobs citing Communications Security 22 52 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.091% 0.23% 0.008%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.12% 0.30% 0.011%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 2
Average salary - £65,000 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -7.14%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £65,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-34.61% +73.33%
Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
18846 17355 18319
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 78.32% 76.05% 74.98%
Number of salaries quoted 14898 14060 15673
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% -2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -2.43%
Communications Security
England

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 23 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
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Job
Vacancies
West Sussex -15 19 - - 1
Hampshire -10 3 - - 1
Communications Security
England

Communications Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 28 (75.68%) Telecoms
1 28 (75.68%) Aerospace
1 28 (75.68%) Military
1 28 (75.68%) Information Management
2 20 (54.05%) Electronics
3 15 (40.54%) Management Information System
3 15 (40.54%) Software Engineering
3 15 (40.54%) Degree
3 15 (40.54%) Windows
3 15 (40.54%) Continuous Integration
4 14 (37.84%) SC Cleared
4 14 (37.84%) Security Cleared
4 14 (37.84%) Linux
4 14 (37.84%) C
4 14 (37.84%) C++
5 13 (35.14%) MS Office
6 11 (29.73%) VxWorks
6 11 (29.73%) Configuration Management
6 11 (29.73%) Requirements Management
6 11 (29.73%) Unit Testing
6 11 (29.73%) Integration Testing
6 11 (29.73%) Software Testing
6 11 (29.73%) Device Driver
6 11 (29.73%) JSF
6 11 (29.73%) Rational DOORS
7 10 (27.03%) Project Management
7 10 (27.03%) Chip and PIN
7 10 (27.03%) Oracle
8 9 (24.32%) MS Excel
8 9 (24.32%) Avionics

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

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 (35.14%) MS Office
2 9 (24.32%) MS Excel
3 2 (5.41%) MS Visio
3 2 (5.41%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (5.41%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (5.41%) SAP HR
Communications & Networking
1 6 (16.22%) LAN
1 6 (16.22%) WAN
2 4 (10.81%) Wireless
2 4 (10.81%) Unified Communications
3 2 (5.41%) Internet
4 1 (2.70%) Firewall
4 1 (2.70%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.41%) MySQL
1 2 (5.41%) SQL Server
1 2 (5.41%) Oracle Reports
1 2 (5.41%) Cognos Impromptu
1 2 (5.41%) BusinessObjects
1 2 (5.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (5.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 11 (29.73%) Rational DOORS
2 6 (16.22%) Subversion
2 6 (16.22%) JIRA
3 4 (10.81%) ClearCase
3 4 (10.81%) Hudson
3 4 (10.81%) Jenkins
3 4 (10.81%) Trac
4 2 (5.41%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 2 (5.41%) Toad
General
1 28 (75.68%) Telecoms
1 28 (75.68%) Aerospace
1 28 (75.68%) Military
2 20 (54.05%) Electronics
3 9 (24.32%) Avionics
4 5 (13.51%) Finance
5 2 (5.41%) Back Office
6 1 (2.70%) Marketing
6 1 (2.70%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 15 (40.54%) Software Engineer
2 7 (18.92%) Analyst
3 5 (13.51%) Architect
3 5 (13.51%) Project Manager
4 4 (10.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (10.81%) Change Manager
4 4 (10.81%) Change Project Manager
5 3 (8.11%) Network Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) Network Architect
5 3 (8.11%) Cisco Architect
6 2 (5.41%) Cisco Network Architect
6 2 (5.41%) Cisco Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Information Manager
6 2 (5.41%) Security Manager
6 2 (5.41%) 1st Line Support Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Information Systems Manager
6 2 (5.41%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (5.41%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (29.73%) JSF
2 7 (18.92%) Middleware
3 2 (5.41%) HTML
3 2 (5.41%) CSS
3 2 (5.41%) Web Services
3 2 (5.41%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (40.54%) Management Information System
2 11 (29.73%) Device Driver
3 10 (27.03%) Chip and PIN
4 4 (10.81%) Computer Science
4 4 (10.81%) Open Source
5 3 (8.11%) RMADS
6 2 (5.41%) Fat Client
6 2 (5.41%) Thin Client
6 2 (5.41%) GIS
6 2 (5.41%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 15 (40.54%) Windows
2 14 (37.84%) Linux
3 11 (29.73%) VxWorks
4 2 (5.41%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (5.41%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (75.68%) Information Management
2 15 (40.54%) Software Engineering
2 15 (40.54%) Continuous Integration
3 11 (29.73%) Software Testing
3 11 (29.73%) Requirements Management
3 11 (29.73%) Unit Testing
3 11 (29.73%) Integration Testing
3 11 (29.73%) Configuration Management
4 10 (27.03%) Project Management
5 7 (18.92%) UML
5 7 (18.92%) OOA/OOD
5 7 (18.92%) OO
5 7 (18.92%) Waterfall
6 6 (16.22%) Change Management
7 5 (13.51%) Information Security
7 5 (13.51%) Embedded Software Development
8 4 (10.81%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 4 (10.81%) Test Scripting
9 2 (5.41%) Strategic Planning
9 2 (5.41%) Computer Forensics
Programming Languages
1 14 (37.84%) C
1 14 (37.84%) C++
2 6 (16.22%) SQL
2 6 (16.22%) Python
3 5 (13.51%) Ada
4 4 (10.81%) C#
4 4 (10.81%) Perl
5 2 (5.41%) Java
5 2 (5.41%) JavaScript
5 2 (5.41%) VBScript
5 2 (5.41%) VB
Qualifications
1 15 (40.54%) Degree
2 14 (37.84%) SC Cleared
2 14 (37.84%) Security Cleared
3 6 (16.22%) CCNP
3 6 (16.22%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (8.11%) CISM
4 3 (8.11%) CCNA
4 3 (8.11%) CISSP
4 3 (8.11%) CCIE
5 2 (5.41%) HND
5 2 (5.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (5.41%) MCITP
5 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (2.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.41%) DO-178B
System Software
1 2 (5.41%) Active Directory
1 2 (5.41%) Microsoft App-V
1 2 (5.41%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (5.41%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (5.41%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (27.03%) Oracle
2 6 (16.22%) Cisco
3 4 (10.81%) Microsoft
4 2 (5.41%) Citrix
4 2 (5.41%) NetApp
4 2 (5.41%) Primavera
4 2 (5.41%) VMware
4 2 (5.41%) Northgate
4 2 (5.41%) Business Objects
4 2 (5.41%) SAP
4 2 (5.41%) Cognos
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