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 24 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Communications Security (COMSEC)
UK
Rank 850 932 930
Rank change year-on-year
+82 -2
Permanent jobs citing Communications Security 7 14 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.008% 0.014% 0.022%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.009% 0.016% 0.025%
Number of salaries quoted 4 8 7
Median salary £55,000 £50,000 £72,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -31.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,900 £47,450 £41,500
10% offered a salary of more than £79,750 £64,300 £82,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,500 £50,000 £80,000
% change year-on-year
-23.00% -37.50%

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
74798 90228 92581
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 88.80% 88.29% 86.67%
Number of salaries quoted 61505 74906 75759
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £74,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 24 February 2017 within the UK.

Communications Security Salary Histogram in the UK

Communications Security
Top 8 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 24 February 2017. 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 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 +93 7 £55,000 +10.00% 1
London +78 5 £76,250 +19.14% 1
South West +4 1 £42,500 -15.00%
City of London - 1 £85,000 -
Northampton - 1 £34,500 -
Northamptonshire - 1 £34,500 -
Bristol - 1 £42,500 -
East Midlands - 1 £34,500 -

Communications Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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 11 (57.89%) LAN
1 11 (57.89%) VoIP
1 11 (57.89%) WAN
1 11 (57.89%) Cisco
1 11 (57.89%) VMware
2 10 (52.63%) VPN
3 9 (47.37%) Active Directory
3 9 (47.37%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (47.37%) ITIL
3 9 (47.37%) MPLS
4 8 (42.11%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (36.84%) JSP 440
5 7 (36.84%) Network Management
5 7 (36.84%) Junos
5 7 (36.84%) IGMP
5 7 (36.84%) Cisco IOS
5 7 (36.84%) Security Cleared
5 7 (36.84%) Multicast
5 7 (36.84%) Data Centre
5 7 (36.84%) OSPF
5 7 (36.84%) BGP
5 7 (36.84%) EIGRP
5 7 (36.84%) ICMP
5 7 (36.84%) Juniper
5 7 (36.84%) H.323
5 7 (36.84%) Wireless
5 7 (36.84%) IPsec
5 7 (36.84%) ITIL Certification
5 7 (36.84%) SNMP
5 7 (36.84%) CCNP

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 4 (21.05%) MS Exchange
2 2 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (10.53%) SharePoint
2 2 (10.53%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (10.53%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (57.89%) LAN
1 11 (57.89%) VoIP
1 11 (57.89%) WAN
2 10 (52.63%) VPN
3 9 (47.37%) MPLS
4 7 (36.84%) BGP
4 7 (36.84%) Cisco IOS
4 7 (36.84%) EIGRP
4 7 (36.84%) H.323
4 7 (36.84%) ICMP
4 7 (36.84%) IGMP
4 7 (36.84%) IPsec
4 7 (36.84%) Junos
4 7 (36.84%) Multicast
4 7 (36.84%) OSPF
4 7 (36.84%) SNMP
4 7 (36.84%) Wireless
5 5 (26.32%) Firewall
5 5 (26.32%) Intrusion Detection
5 5 (26.32%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
1 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 4 (21.05%) Banking
2 3 (15.79%) Finance
3 2 (10.53%) Legal
4 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (26.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) Network Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Design Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Implementation Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Infrastructure Design Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Architect
4 2 (10.53%) Exchange Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Exchange Migration Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Exchange Support
4 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
4 2 (10.53%) Migration Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Network Support
4 2 (10.53%) Network Support Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Senior Network Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (10.53%) Support Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) IT Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Operations Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (36.84%) Data Centre
2 6 (31.58%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.26%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (21.05%) Windows
2 2 (10.53%) Linux
2 2 (10.53%) Unix
2 2 (10.53%) Windows Server
2 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (47.37%) ITIL
2 7 (36.84%) Network Management
3 5 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (26.32%) Analytics
3 5 (26.32%) Anomaly Detection
3 5 (26.32%) Cybersecurity
3 5 (26.32%) Database Security
3 5 (26.32%) Deep Packet Inspection
3 5 (26.32%) Email Filtering
3 5 (26.32%) Information Security
3 5 (26.32%) Kalman Filter
3 5 (26.32%) SIEM
3 5 (26.32%) Web Filtering
4 3 (15.79%) Computer Forensics
4 3 (15.79%) Malware Analysis
5 2 (10.53%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (10.53%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (10.53%) Migration
5 2 (10.53%) Network Architecture
6 1 (5.26%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (26.32%) C
2 2 (10.53%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (47.37%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (36.84%) CCNP
2 7 (36.84%) ITIL Certification
2 7 (36.84%) Security Cleared
3 5 (26.32%) DV Cleared
3 5 (26.32%) SC Cleared
4 2 (10.53%) CCNA
4 2 (10.53%) MCSE
4 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (5.26%) CISSP
5 1 (5.26%) Degree
5 1 (5.26%) GCIH
5 1 (5.26%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (36.84%) JSP 440
System Software
1 9 (47.37%) Active Directory
2 8 (42.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (5.26%) Virtual Servers
Vendors
1 11 (57.89%) Cisco
1 11 (57.89%) VMware
2 7 (36.84%) Juniper
3 6 (31.58%) HP
4 5 (26.32%) Dell
4 5 (26.32%) EMC
4 5 (26.32%) NetApp
5 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
6 2 (10.53%) Avaya
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