The table below looks at the statistics for Communications Security skills in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Communications Security over the 3 months to 25 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Communications Security (COMSEC)
Rank - 230 225
Permanent jobs citing Communications Security 0 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West - 0.018% 0.053%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.022% 0.068%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 3
Average salary - £37,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -21.05%
UK excluding London average salary - £49,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +32.00%
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 West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
5366 4639 4407
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 82.16% 82.15% 77.45%
Number of salaries quoted 4404 4026 3834
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Communications Security
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Communications Security Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Communications Security
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Communications Security Salary Trend in the South West

Communications Security
Top 28 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, IT jobs across the South West 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%) Electronics
1 5 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 5 (100.00%) Aerospace
1 5 (100.00%) Military
1 5 (100.00%) Information Management
1 5 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (80.00%) Degree
3 3 (60.00%) Human Factors
3 3 (60.00%) Chartered Engineer
3 3 (60.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (60.00%) DoDAF
3 3 (60.00%) MODAF
3 3 (60.00%) Requirements Analysis
3 3 (60.00%) Requirements Engineering
3 3 (60.00%) Rational Rhapsody
3 3 (60.00%) UML
4 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
5 1 (20.00%) Earned Value Management
5 1 (20.00%) Avionics
5 1 (20.00%) Project Planning
5 1 (20.00%) Oracle
5 1 (20.00%) SAP
5 1 (20.00%) PRINCE
5 1 (20.00%) Primavera
5 1 (20.00%) Project Management
5 1 (20.00%) Data Analysis
5 1 (20.00%) Critical Path Analysis
5 1 (20.00%) Programme Management

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

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, IT jobs across the South West 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.

Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 5 (100.00%) Electronics
1 5 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 5 (100.00%) Aerospace
1 5 (100.00%) Military
2 1 (20.00%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Solutions Architect
1 3 (60.00%) Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Project Planner
2 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Field Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Field Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Human Factors
2 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Information Management
2 3 (60.00%) Requirements Engineering
2 3 (60.00%) UML
2 3 (60.00%) DoDAF
2 3 (60.00%) MODAF
2 3 (60.00%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Project Planning
3 1 (20.00%) PRINCE
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) Programme Management
3 1 (20.00%) Earned Value Management
3 1 (20.00%) Data Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Critical Path Analysis
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (80.00%) Degree
3 3 (60.00%) Chartered Engineer
3 3 (60.00%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle
1 1 (20.00%) SAP
1 1 (20.00%) Primavera