The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 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 West region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Communications Security (COMSEC)
Rank 217 211 213
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +2
Permanent jobs citing Communications Security 5 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.083% 0.019% 0.036%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.10% 0.024% 0.047%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 2
Average salary - £32,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -23.52%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £55,000 £34,250
% change year-on-year
-27.27% +60.58%
Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4877 4143 4294
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 80.48% 79.22% 77.45%
Number of salaries quoted 3965 3587 3803
Average salary £41,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £53,250
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Communications Security
England

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
Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 23 July 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
Somerset - 3 - -
Wiltshire - 2 - - 1
Communications Security
England

Communications Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 7 (100.00%) Electronics
1 7 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 7 (100.00%) Aerospace
1 7 (100.00%) Military
1 7 (100.00%) Information Management
2 5 (71.43%) Degree
2 5 (71.43%) Security Cleared
3 3 (42.86%) Requirements Engineering
3 3 (42.86%) Rational Rhapsody
3 3 (42.86%) Requirements Analysis
3 3 (42.86%) Human Factors
3 3 (42.86%) Chartered Engineer
3 3 (42.86%) SC Cleared
3 3 (42.86%) DoDAF
3 3 (42.86%) MODAF
3 3 (42.86%) UML
4 2 (28.57%) MS Office
4 2 (28.57%) ITIL
4 2 (28.57%) Windows
4 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
4 2 (28.57%) LAN
4 2 (28.57%) VPN
4 2 (28.57%) SLA
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 2 (28.57%) 3G
4 2 (28.57%) Asset Management
4 2 (28.57%) Security Management
4 2 (28.57%) Management Information System
4 2 (28.57%) Smartphone
4 2 (28.57%) Logistics

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

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Office
1 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
1 2 (28.57%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) LAN
1 2 (28.57%) VPN
1 2 (28.57%) 3G
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 7 (100.00%) Electronics
1 7 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 7 (100.00%) Aerospace
1 7 (100.00%) Military
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Solutions Architect
1 3 (42.86%) Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Desktop Support
2 2 (28.57%) Technical Support
2 2 (28.57%) Support Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Desktop Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Technical Support Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Technical Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Support Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Human Factors
2 2 (28.57%) Management Information System
2 2 (28.57%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Information Management
2 3 (42.86%) UML
2 3 (42.86%) DoDAF
2 3 (42.86%) MODAF
2 3 (42.86%) Requirements Analysis
2 3 (42.86%) Requirements Engineering
3 2 (28.57%) Security Management
3 2 (28.57%) Asset Management
3 2 (28.57%) Logistics
3 2 (28.57%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) Degree
1 5 (71.43%) Security Cleared
2 3 (42.86%) Chartered Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
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