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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Communications Security (COMSEC)
Rank 438 415 428
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +13
Permanent jobs citing Communications Security 11 24 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.050% 0.11% 0.040%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.063% 0.14% 0.052%
Number of salaries quoted 0 5 1
Average salary - £55,000 £75,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -26.66%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +17.64%
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
17388 17143 17376
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 79.63% 79.16% 77.90%
Number of salaries quoted 13537 14014 14717
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 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 24 October 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
Hampshire -12 5 - -
West Sussex -8 4 - -
Berkshire -5 2 - - 2
Communications Security
England

Communications Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 22 (100.00%) Aerospace
1 22 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 22 (100.00%) Military
1 22 (100.00%) Information Management
2 19 (86.36%) Electronics
3 13 (59.09%) Security Cleared
4 12 (54.55%) Management Information System
5 11 (50.00%) SC Cleared
6 7 (31.82%) Degree
6 7 (31.82%) Finance
6 7 (31.82%) Project Management
7 6 (27.27%) C#
7 6 (27.27%) C++
7 6 (27.27%) Python
7 6 (27.27%) Data Analysis
7 6 (27.27%) SIEM
7 6 (27.27%) Cyber Security
8 5 (22.73%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (18.18%) Coaching
9 4 (18.18%) Computer Forensics
9 4 (18.18%) LAN
9 4 (18.18%) WAN
9 4 (18.18%) Change Management
10 3 (13.64%) Chip and PIN
10 3 (13.64%) HNC
10 3 (13.64%) DV Cleared
11 2 (9.09%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 2 (9.09%) Portfolio Management
11 2 (9.09%) Information Assurance
11 2 (9.09%) Image Processing

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

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 2 (9.09%) MS Project
1 2 (9.09%) MS Office
1 2 (9.09%) MS Excel
1 2 (9.09%) Mathematica
1 2 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 4 (18.18%) LAN
1 4 (18.18%) WAN
2 2 (9.09%) Firewall
2 2 (9.09%) Cisco Nexus
General
1 22 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 22 (100.00%) Aerospace
1 22 (100.00%) Military
2 19 (86.36%) Electronics
3 7 (31.82%) Finance
4 2 (9.09%) Legal
5 1 (4.55%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (31.82%) Analyst
2 6 (27.27%) Security Analyst
2 6 (27.27%) Cyber Security Analyst
3 4 (18.18%) Project Manager
4 3 (13.64%) Development Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) Test Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) Test Development Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Senior Security Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Change Manager
5 2 (9.09%) Network Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Research Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Information Security Auditor
5 2 (9.09%) Change Project Manager
5 2 (9.09%) Technical Leader
5 2 (9.09%) Auditor
5 2 (9.09%) Principal Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Functional Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 12 (54.55%) Management Information System
2 3 (13.64%) Chip and PIN
3 2 (9.09%) CESG
3 2 (9.09%) CESG CLAS
3 2 (9.09%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 2 (9.09%) Statistics
3 2 (9.09%) Cybernetics
3 2 (9.09%) Mathematics
3 2 (9.09%) Physics
3 2 (9.09%) Computer Science
3 2 (9.09%) FlexPod
3 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (9.09%) Algorithms
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (100.00%) Information Management
2 7 (31.82%) Project Management
3 6 (27.27%) Data Analysis
3 6 (27.27%) SIEM
3 6 (27.27%) Cyber Security
4 5 (22.73%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (18.18%) Coaching
5 4 (18.18%) Computer Forensics
5 4 (18.18%) Change Management
6 2 (9.09%) Risk Management
6 2 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (9.09%) Information Security
6 2 (9.09%) FMECA
6 2 (9.09%) Network Design
6 2 (9.09%) Service Delivery
6 2 (9.09%) Software Engineering
6 2 (9.09%) Requirements Management
6 2 (9.09%) Resource Management
6 2 (9.09%) Numerical Analysis
6 2 (9.09%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (27.27%) C#
1 6 (27.27%) C++
1 6 (27.27%) Python
2 2 (9.09%) MATLAB
2 2 (9.09%) C
Qualifications
1 13 (59.09%) Security Cleared
2 11 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 7 (31.82%) Degree
4 3 (13.64%) DV Cleared
4 3 (13.64%) HNC
5 2 (9.09%) PhD
5 2 (9.09%) CCNP
5 2 (9.09%) CCNA
5 2 (9.09%) CISSP
5 2 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (9.09%) PMP
5 2 (9.09%) CISA
5 2 (9.09%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 2 (9.09%) Oracle
1 2 (9.09%) Cisco
1 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
1 2 (9.09%) Primavera
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