The table below looks at the statistics for Communications Security skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Communications Security over the 3 months to 2 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
2 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Communications Security (COMSEC)
Rank 907 959 918
Rank change year-on-year
+52 -41
Permanent jobs citing Communications Security 12 9 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.012% 0.008% 0.055%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.014% 0.009% 0.064%
Number of salaries quoted 5 6 2
Median salary £52,000 £57,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-9.56% +9.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,800 £46,250 £50,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £54,500
UK excluding London median salary £48,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
-11.81% +4.76%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
85581 96051 102613
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 87.87% 86.90% 85.49%
Number of salaries quoted 71557 78493 83081
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Communications Security
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing Communications Security as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Communications Security Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Communications Security
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Communications Security within the UK.

Communications Security Salary Trend in the UK

Communications Security
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Communications Security over the 3 months to 2 July 2016 within the UK.

Communications Security Salary Histogram in the UK

Communications Security
Top 11 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Communications Security within the UK over the 3 months to 2 July 2016. 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
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statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +57 11 £52,000 -9.56% 5
South East +38 6 £48,500 -15.65% 1
Surrey - 5 £45,000 -
London +30 3 £85,000 +30.76% 4
Leatherhead - 3 £39,000 -
Bristol +29 2 - -
South West +25 2 - -
Berkshire - 2 £52,000 -
Reading - 2 £52,000 -
Edinburgh - 1 - -
Scotland - 1 - -

Communications Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 July 2016, IT jobs citing Communications Security also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Communications Security.

1 8 (34.78%) Presales
2 7 (30.43%) Degree
3 6 (26.09%) SC Cleared
3 6 (26.09%) Security Cleared
3 6 (26.09%) DevOps
4 5 (21.74%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (21.74%) Product Management
4 5 (21.74%) SaaS
4 5 (21.74%) Unified Communications
4 5 (21.74%) REST
4 5 (21.74%) SAML
4 5 (21.74%) Web Services
4 5 (21.74%) LDAP
4 5 (21.74%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (21.74%) Cisco
4 5 (21.74%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (21.74%) OAuth
4 5 (21.74%) Time Management
4 5 (21.74%) Technical Architecture
4 5 (21.74%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (21.74%) VMware
5 4 (17.39%) Wireless
5 4 (17.39%) Data Analysis
5 4 (17.39%) Business Analysis
5 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
5 4 (17.39%) HP
5 4 (17.39%) LAN
5 4 (17.39%) ITIL
5 4 (17.39%) EMC
5 4 (17.39%) NetApp

Communications Security
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (13.04%) SharePoint
2 2 (8.70%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (21.74%) SaaS
2 3 (13.04%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (21.74%) LDAP
1 5 (21.74%) Unified Communications
2 4 (17.39%) LAN
2 4 (17.39%) Wireless
3 3 (13.04%) Extranet
3 3 (13.04%) Intranet
3 3 (13.04%) VoIP
3 3 (13.04%) WAN
4 2 (8.70%) BGP
4 2 (8.70%) Cisco IOS
4 2 (8.70%) EIGRP
4 2 (8.70%) H.323
4 2 (8.70%) ICMP
4 2 (8.70%) IGMP
4 2 (8.70%) IPsec
4 2 (8.70%) MPLS
4 2 (8.70%) OSPF
4 2 (8.70%) SNMP
4 2 (8.70%) VPN
4 2 (8.70%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (13.04%) Legal
1 3 (13.04%) Military
2 2 (8.70%) Finance
3 1 (4.35%) Advertising
3 1 (4.35%) Marketing
3 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (26.09%) Architect
2 5 (21.74%) Presales Solution Architect
2 5 (21.74%) Solutions Architect
3 4 (17.39%) Analyst
3 4 (17.39%) Business Analyst
3 4 (17.39%) Consultant
4 3 (13.04%) IT Manager
4 3 (13.04%) Project Manager
5 2 (8.70%) Design Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Implementation Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Design Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) IT Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) IT Project Manager
5 2 (8.70%) Presales Consultant
5 2 (8.70%) SharePoint Consultant
5 2 (8.70%) SharePoint Developer
5 2 (8.70%) WLAN Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (21.74%) OAuth
1 5 (21.74%) REST
1 5 (21.74%) SAML
1 5 (21.74%) Web Services
2 3 (13.04%) CGI
3 2 (8.70%) .NET
3 2 (8.70%) XMPP
4 1 (4.35%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (13.04%) Data Centre
2 3 (13.04%) Management Information System
3 2 (8.70%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (4.35%) Cryptography
4 1 (4.35%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.70%) Windows
1 2 (8.70%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (34.78%) Presales
2 6 (26.09%) DevOps
3 5 (21.74%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (21.74%) Product Management
3 5 (21.74%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (21.74%) Technical Architecture
3 5 (21.74%) Time Management
4 4 (17.39%) Business Analysis
4 4 (17.39%) Data Analysis
4 4 (17.39%) ITIL
5 3 (13.04%) Logistics
5 3 (13.04%) PRINCE2
6 2 (8.70%) Business Transformation
6 2 (8.70%) Converged Infrastructure
6 2 (8.70%) Information Security
6 2 (8.70%) Internal Audit
6 2 (8.70%) Network Management
6 2 (8.70%) Problem Management
6 2 (8.70%) Project Management
6 2 (8.70%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.70%) C
2 1 (4.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (30.43%) Degree
2 6 (26.09%) SC Cleared
2 6 (26.09%) Security Cleared
3 3 (13.04%) CCNP
3 3 (13.04%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (13.04%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (8.70%) CISA
4 2 (8.70%) CISM
4 2 (8.70%) CISSP
4 2 (8.70%) DV Cleared
4 2 (8.70%) IISP
4 2 (8.70%) MBCS
4 2 (8.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (8.70%) QiCA
5 1 (4.35%) CCIE
5 1 (4.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (8.70%) JSP 440
1 2 (8.70%) QA
2 1 (4.35%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 5 (21.74%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (8.70%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.70%) Hyper-V
3 1 (4.35%) VMware Server
3 1 (4.35%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) Backup Exec
1 1 (4.35%) Cisco Prime
1 1 (4.35%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (21.74%) Cisco
1 5 (21.74%) VMware
2 4 (17.39%) EMC
2 4 (17.39%) HP
2 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
2 4 (17.39%) NetApp
3 2 (8.70%) Dell
3 2 (8.70%) F5
3 2 (8.70%) Intel Security
3 2 (8.70%) Juniper
3 2 (8.70%) Oracle
3 2 (8.70%) Palo Alto
3 2 (8.70%) Riverbed
4 1 (4.35%) Aruba
4 1 (4.35%) Citrix
4 1 (4.35%) Meraki
4 1 (4.35%) SolarWinds
4 1 (4.35%) Sun
4 1 (4.35%) Sybase
4 1 (4.35%) Veeam
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