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 11 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
11 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Communications Security (COMSEC)
Rank 864 942 945
Rank change year-on-year
+78 +3
Permanent jobs citing Communications Security 15 20 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.017% 0.019% 0.029%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.019% 0.022% 0.034%
Number of salaries quoted 10 14 11
Median salary £51,250 £70,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-26.78% +21.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £48,500 £51,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,500 £81,250 £71,000
UK excluding London median salary £39,500 £70,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-43.57% +75.00%

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
78959 92614 97304
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 88.07% 87.58% 85.70%
Number of salaries quoted 65112 76492 80079
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 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £72,500 £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 11 December 2016 within the UK.

Communications Security Salary Histogram in the UK

Communications Security
Top 9 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 11 December 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 +63 15 £51,250 -26.78% 1
London +62 10 £65,500 +24.76%
South West - 3 £39,550 - 1
Gloucestershire - 2 £39,525 -
East Midlands - 2 £34,500 -
Gloucester - 2 £39,525 -
Northampton - 2 £34,500 -
Northamptonshire - 2 £34,500 -
Bristol - 1 £42,500 - 1

Communications Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 14 (63.64%) Cisco
2 13 (59.09%) LAN
2 13 (59.09%) VoIP
2 13 (59.09%) WAN
2 13 (59.09%) VMware
3 12 (54.55%) ITIL
3 12 (54.55%) VPN
3 12 (54.55%) Active Directory
3 12 (54.55%) Cisco Certification
4 11 (50.00%) MPLS
4 11 (50.00%) Security Cleared
4 11 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 10 (45.45%) JSP 440
5 10 (45.45%) Cisco IOS
5 10 (45.45%) IGMP
5 10 (45.45%) Network Management
5 10 (45.45%) Junos
5 10 (45.45%) Multicast
5 10 (45.45%) Data Centre
5 10 (45.45%) OSPF
5 10 (45.45%) BGP
5 10 (45.45%) EIGRP
5 10 (45.45%) ICMP
5 10 (45.45%) H.323
5 10 (45.45%) SNMP
5 10 (45.45%) IPsec
5 10 (45.45%) CCNP
5 10 (45.45%) ITIL Certification
5 10 (45.45%) Juniper
6 9 (40.91%) SC Cleared

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 (13.64%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.55%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (4.55%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (59.09%) LAN
1 13 (59.09%) VoIP
1 13 (59.09%) WAN
2 12 (54.55%) VPN
3 11 (50.00%) MPLS
4 10 (45.45%) BGP
4 10 (45.45%) Cisco IOS
4 10 (45.45%) EIGRP
4 10 (45.45%) H.323
4 10 (45.45%) ICMP
4 10 (45.45%) IGMP
4 10 (45.45%) IPsec
4 10 (45.45%) Junos
4 10 (45.45%) Multicast
4 10 (45.45%) OSPF
4 10 (45.45%) SNMP
5 6 (27.27%) Wireless
6 4 (18.18%) Firewall
6 4 (18.18%) Intrusion Detection
7 3 (13.64%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 3 (13.64%) Banking
2 1 (4.55%) Advertising
2 1 (4.55%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Legal
2 1 (4.55%) Military
Job Titles
1 5 (22.73%) Architect
1 5 (22.73%) Infrastructure Architect
1 5 (22.73%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 5 (22.73%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
1 5 (22.73%) Solutions Architect
2 3 (13.64%) Design Engineer
2 3 (13.64%) Implementation Engineer
2 3 (13.64%) Infrastructure Design Engineer
2 3 (13.64%) Network Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) IT Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Exchange Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Migration Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Network Support
4 1 (4.55%) Network Support Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Penetration Test Consultant
4 1 (4.55%) Principal Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Principal Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) CGI
1 1 (4.55%) Software Packaging
1 1 (4.55%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (45.45%) Data Centre
2 5 (22.73%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.55%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.55%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 7 (31.82%) Windows
2 5 (22.73%) Linux
2 5 (22.73%) Unix
3 2 (9.09%) Windows Server
3 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (54.55%) ITIL
2 10 (45.45%) Network Management
3 5 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (22.73%) Cybersecurity
3 5 (22.73%) Enterprise Architecture
3 5 (22.73%) Information Security
3 5 (22.73%) Network Architecture
4 4 (18.18%) Analytics
4 4 (18.18%) Anomaly Detection
4 4 (18.18%) Database Security
4 4 (18.18%) Deep Packet Inspection
4 4 (18.18%) Email Filtering
4 4 (18.18%) Kalman Filter
4 4 (18.18%) SIEM
4 4 (18.18%) Web Filtering
5 3 (13.64%) Computer Forensics
5 3 (13.64%) Malware Analysis
6 2 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (9.09%) Incident Management
7 1 (4.55%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 8 (36.36%) C
2 1 (4.55%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (54.55%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 10 (45.45%) CCNP
3 10 (45.45%) ITIL Certification
4 9 (40.91%) SC Cleared
5 5 (22.73%) DV Cleared
6 2 (9.09%) CCNA
6 2 (9.09%) CISSP
6 2 (9.09%) MCSE
6 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (4.55%) CEH
7 1 (4.55%) CISM
7 1 (4.55%) Degree
7 1 (4.55%) GCIH
7 1 (4.55%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (45.45%) JSP 440
System Software
1 12 (54.55%) Active Directory
2 11 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (4.55%) Virtual Servers
Vendors
1 14 (63.64%) Cisco
2 13 (59.09%) VMware
3 10 (45.45%) Juniper
4 6 (27.27%) HP
5 5 (22.73%) Dell
5 5 (22.73%) EMC
5 5 (22.73%) NetApp
6 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
7 1 (4.55%) Avaya
7 1 (4.55%) Sun
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