The table below looks at the statistics for Communications Security skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Communications Security over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Communications Security (COMSEC)
Rank 852 837 845
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +8
Permanent jobs citing Communications Security 28 42 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.025% 0.039% 0.043%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.031% 0.048% 0.054%
Number of salaries quoted 7 14 16
Average salary £57,500 £64,500 £57,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.85% +13.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £40,000 £35,250
10% offered a salary of more than £71,600 £124,450 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £45,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-12.56% +14.37%

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
90932 88246 90704
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 82.30% 81.87% 79.61%
Number of salaries quoted 74972 70714 77273
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £74,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Communications Security
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Communications Security within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 24 December 2014 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Communications Security within the UK over the 3 months to 24 December 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
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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
England -18 26 £57,500 -10.85% 1
London -8 12 £57,500 -42.50%
South East -17 11 £40,000 -18.36% 1
Crawley +5 6 - -
West Sussex +3 6 - -
Hampshire -20 5 £40,000 -
Basingstoke -3 4 - -
North West -11 3 - -
Manchester - 3 - -
Stockport - 3 - -
City of London +10 1 £52,500 -59.14%

Communications Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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 26 (38.81%) Aerospace
2 25 (37.31%) Electronics
2 25 (37.31%) Telecoms
2 25 (37.31%) Military
2 25 (37.31%) Information Management
3 24 (35.82%) Security Cleared
4 23 (34.33%) Degree
5 19 (28.36%) Windows
6 17 (25.37%) Management Information System
7 15 (22.39%) SC Cleared
8 13 (19.40%) WAN
9 11 (16.42%) Linux
9 11 (16.42%) Project Management
10 10 (14.93%) Visual Studio
10 10 (14.93%) Finance
10 10 (14.93%) Validation
11 9 (13.43%) Oracle
11 9 (13.43%) Web Services
11 9 (13.43%) ITIL
11 9 (13.43%) LAN
11 9 (13.43%) Agile Software Development
11 9 (13.43%) Software Engineering
11 9 (13.43%) Unified Communications
12 8 (11.94%) C#
12 8 (11.94%) VPN
12 8 (11.94%) MPLS
12 8 (11.94%) Configuration Management
12 8 (11.94%) VMware
12 8 (11.94%) Matrix Management
12 8 (11.94%) VMware Infrastructure

Communications Security
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (4.48%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.49%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (8.96%) MS Office
1 6 (8.96%) MS Excel
2 5 (7.46%) Photoshop
2 5 (7.46%) MS Project
3 4 (5.97%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (4.48%) MS Visio
5 2 (2.99%) Mathematica
5 2 (2.99%) Windchill
Communications & Networking
1 13 (19.40%) WAN
2 9 (13.43%) LAN
2 9 (13.43%) Unified Communications
3 8 (11.94%) VPN
3 8 (11.94%) MPLS
4 6 (8.96%) Wireshark
4 6 (8.96%) VoIP
4 6 (8.96%) ADSL
4 6 (8.96%) ATM
4 6 (8.96%) ISDN
5 4 (5.97%) Internet
6 3 (4.48%) ZigBee
6 3 (4.48%) snoop
6 3 (4.48%) TCP/IP
6 3 (4.48%) GPRS
7 2 (2.99%) SNMP
7 2 (2.99%) 3G
8 1 (1.49%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.96%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.46%) MySQL
2 5 (7.46%) Relational Database
3 3 (4.48%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 10 (14.93%) Visual Studio
2 5 (7.46%) Selenium
2 5 (7.46%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 5 (7.46%) Eclipse
2 5 (7.46%) Dreamweaver
2 5 (7.46%) NUnit
2 5 (7.46%) JUnit
2 5 (7.46%) Jenkins
3 3 (4.48%) Subversion
4 2 (2.99%) JIRA
4 2 (2.99%) PVCS
4 2 (2.99%) Rational Rhapsody
5 1 (1.49%) Rational DOORS
General
1 26 (38.81%) Aerospace
2 25 (37.31%) Electronics
2 25 (37.31%) Telecoms
2 25 (37.31%) Military
3 10 (14.93%) Finance
4 6 (8.96%) Mandarin Language
4 6 (8.96%) French Language
4 6 (8.96%) German Language
4 6 (8.96%) Italian Language
4 6 (8.96%) Japanese Language
4 6 (8.96%) Spanish Language
5 3 (4.48%) Avionics
5 3 (4.48%) Legal
6 2 (2.99%) Banking
6 2 (2.99%) Law
Job Titles
1 10 (14.93%) Systems Engineer
2 9 (13.43%) Developer
3 7 (10.45%) Analyst
4 6 (8.96%) Support Engineer
4 6 (8.96%) Project Manager
4 6 (8.96%) Programme Manager
4 6 (8.96%) Senior Developer
4 6 (8.96%) Security Analyst
4 6 (8.96%) Test Engineer
4 6 (8.96%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
5 5 (7.46%) UI Developer
5 5 (7.46%) UI Programmer
6 4 (5.97%) Cyber Security Analyst
6 4 (5.97%) Senior UI Developer
6 4 (5.97%) C# Developer
7 3 (4.48%) Systems Support
7 3 (4.48%) Test Development Engineer
7 3 (4.48%) Architect
7 3 (4.48%) Principal Engineer
7 3 (4.48%) Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (13.43%) Web Services
2 5 (7.46%) HTML
2 5 (7.46%) CSS
2 5 (7.46%) jQuery
2 5 (7.46%) RESTful
2 5 (7.46%) HTML5
2 5 (7.46%) CSS3
2 5 (7.46%) Backbone.js
3 4 (5.97%) Ninject
3 4 (5.97%) WCF
3 4 (5.97%) LINQ
4 2 (2.99%) Qt
4 2 (2.99%) Motif
5 1 (1.49%) JSP
5 1 (1.49%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (25.37%) Management Information System
2 6 (8.96%) PMI
2 6 (8.96%) Computer Science
3 5 (7.46%) Graphic Design
4 4 (5.97%) CESG
4 4 (5.97%) CESG CLAS
4 4 (5.97%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 3 (4.48%) Contract for Difference
6 2 (2.99%) Cybernetics
6 2 (2.99%) Mathematics
6 2 (2.99%) Physics
6 2 (2.99%) Human Factors
6 2 (2.99%) Cryptography
6 2 (2.99%) Chip and PIN
6 2 (2.99%) VHDL
6 2 (2.99%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (2.99%) Algorithms
6 2 (2.99%) Statistics
7 1 (1.49%) CCTV
7 1 (1.49%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 19 (28.36%) Windows
2 11 (16.42%) Linux
3 5 (7.46%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (4.48%) UNIX
4 3 (4.48%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (37.31%) Information Management
2 11 (16.42%) Project Management
3 10 (14.93%) Validation
4 9 (13.43%) ITIL
4 9 (13.43%) Software Engineering
4 9 (13.43%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (11.94%) Configuration Management
5 8 (11.94%) Matrix Management
6 7 (10.45%) Coaching
7 6 (8.96%) Cyber Security
7 6 (8.96%) PRINCE2
8 5 (7.46%) Scrum
8 5 (7.46%) Data Analysis
8 5 (7.46%) Data Management
8 5 (7.46%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (7.46%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (5.97%) Change Control
9 4 (5.97%) Dependency Injection
9 4 (5.97%) Requirements Analysis
9 4 (5.97%) Information Assurance
Programming Languages
1 8 (11.94%) C#
2 6 (8.96%) C++
3 5 (7.46%) JavaScript
4 4 (5.97%) Python
4 4 (5.97%) Ruby
4 4 (5.97%) C
5 2 (2.99%) Ada
5 2 (2.99%) MATLAB
5 2 (2.99%) SQL
6 1 (1.49%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 24 (35.82%) Security Cleared
2 23 (34.33%) Degree
3 15 (22.39%) SC Cleared
4 6 (8.96%) PMP
4 6 (8.96%) PMI Certification
5 4 (5.97%) HNC
5 4 (5.97%) HND
5 4 (5.97%) CISSP
6 3 (4.48%) CISA
6 3 (4.48%) CISM
6 3 (4.48%) DV Cleared
7 2 (2.99%) Chartered Engineer
7 2 (2.99%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (2.99%) PhD
8 1 (1.49%) ISSEP
8 1 (1.49%) CGEIT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.46%) SLA
1 5 (7.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.99%) QA
2 2 (2.99%) DO-254
3 1 (1.49%) HMG Infosec
3 1 (1.49%) JSP 440
System Software
1 8 (11.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (5.97%) Active Directory
3 3 (4.48%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (2.99%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (1.49%) SCOM
1 1 (1.49%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 9 (13.43%) Oracle
2 8 (11.94%) VMware
3 6 (8.96%) Microsoft
4 4 (5.97%) Wonderware
5 2 (2.99%) Xilinx
5 2 (2.99%) Altera
5 2 (2.99%) Cisco
5 2 (2.99%) Cadence
5 2 (2.99%) PTC
5 2 (2.99%) Siemens
6 1 (1.49%) Primavera
6 1 (1.49%) HP
6 1 (1.49%) SAP
Leatherhead, Surrey
CGI
Salary: £32000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago