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 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Communications Security (COMSEC)
Rank 881 857 810
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -47
Permanent jobs citing Communications Security 9 62 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.008% 0.053% 0.082%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.010% 0.064% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 7 5 12
Average salary £55,000 £40,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+37.50% -38.46%
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £40,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year
+37.50% -38.46%

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
92576 97321 88774
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 84.60% 82.73% 80.80%
Number of salaries quoted 75605 78726 73203
Average salary £50,000 £49,000 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.04% +6.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £71,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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 7 July 2015 within the UK.

Communications Security Salary Histogram in the UK

Communications Security
Top 12 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 7 July 2015. 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 -28 9 £55,000 +37.50% 2
South East +10 4 £57,500 -
Hampshire +4 4 £57,500 -
Aldershot - 3 £55,000 -
London +22 2 £65,000 - 1
South West -16 2 £37,500 - 1
Bristol - 2 £37,500 - 1
City of London +44 1 - -
North West +6 1 - -
Manchester +2 1 - -
Cheadle -1 1 - -
Southampton - 1 £80,000 -

Communications Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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 9 (29.03%) Legal
1 9 (29.03%) Finance
2 8 (25.81%) Business Continuity
2 8 (25.81%) Degree
2 8 (25.81%) Windows
3 7 (22.58%) Data Management
3 7 (22.58%) Cryptography
4 6 (19.35%) Rational DOORS
4 6 (19.35%) CRM
4 6 (19.35%) Microsoft
4 6 (19.35%) Data Security
4 6 (19.35%) Management Information System
5 5 (16.13%) E-Commerce
5 5 (16.13%) Data Modelling
5 5 (16.13%) MS Office
5 5 (16.13%) Information Assurance
5 5 (16.13%) Security Cleared
5 5 (16.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (16.13%) VMware
5 5 (16.13%) Cyber Security
6 4 (12.90%) Coaching
6 4 (12.90%) Information Security
6 4 (12.90%) JIRA
6 4 (12.90%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (12.90%) Information Architecture
6 4 (12.90%) Wealth Management
6 4 (12.90%) Chartered Engineer
7 3 (9.68%) Data Architecture
7 3 (9.68%) Financial Analysis
7 3 (9.68%) Security Architecture

Communications Security
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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 (9.68%) MS Exchange
2 2 (6.45%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (6.45%) Lync
2 2 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (6.45%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (16.13%) MS Office
2 2 (6.45%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.45%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.68%) LAN
1 3 (9.68%) WAN
2 2 (6.45%) VoIP
2 2 (6.45%) MPLS
2 2 (6.45%) Firewall
2 2 (6.45%) Wireshark
2 2 (6.45%) Unified Communications
3 1 (3.23%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.23%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.45%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 6 (19.35%) Rational DOORS
2 4 (12.90%) JIRA
3 1 (3.23%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (29.03%) Finance
1 9 (29.03%) Legal
2 3 (9.68%) Marketing
3 2 (6.45%) Telecoms
3 2 (6.45%) Banking
3 2 (6.45%) Aerospace
3 2 (6.45%) Law
Job Titles
1 8 (25.81%) Systems Engineer
2 6 (19.35%) Architect
3 3 (9.68%) Consultant
3 3 (9.68%) Data Architect
3 3 (9.68%) Security Consultant
3 3 (9.68%) Enterprise Architect
4 2 (6.45%) Security Architect
4 2 (6.45%) Security Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Team Leader
4 2 (6.45%) Lead Systems Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Principal Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Principal Security Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Enterprise Data Architect
4 2 (6.45%) Design Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Software Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Analyst
4 2 (6.45%) Database Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Oracle Database Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Cyber Security Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) Principal Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.45%) JSP
2 1 (3.23%) XML
2 1 (3.23%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 7 (22.58%) Cryptography
2 6 (19.35%) Management Information System
3 2 (6.45%) Data Centre
3 2 (6.45%) CCTV
3 2 (6.45%) Mathematics
3 2 (6.45%) Physics
3 2 (6.45%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.23%) Contract for Difference
Operating Systems
1 8 (25.81%) Windows
2 3 (9.68%) Linux
2 3 (9.68%) Windows XP
2 3 (9.68%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (6.45%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (6.45%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.23%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (25.81%) Business Continuity
2 7 (22.58%) Data Management
3 6 (19.35%) Data Security
3 6 (19.35%) CRM
4 5 (16.13%) E-Commerce
4 5 (16.13%) Data Modelling
4 5 (16.13%) Information Assurance
4 5 (16.13%) Cyber Security
5 4 (12.90%) Coaching
5 4 (12.90%) Information Security
5 4 (12.90%) Wealth Management
5 4 (12.90%) Information Architecture
6 3 (9.68%) Financial Analysis
6 3 (9.68%) Systems Analysis
6 3 (9.68%) Data Architecture
6 3 (9.68%) Risk Assessment
6 3 (9.68%) Security Management
6 3 (9.68%) Validation
6 3 (9.68%) Migration
6 3 (9.68%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.45%) C
1 2 (6.45%) C++
1 2 (6.45%) Java
1 2 (6.45%) SQL
1 2 (6.45%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.23%) Python
2 1 (3.23%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 8 (25.81%) Degree
2 5 (16.13%) Security Cleared
3 4 (12.90%) Chartered Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) CISSP
5 2 (6.45%) ISEB
5 2 (6.45%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (16.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (9.68%) SLA
3 2 (6.45%) ISO 9001
3 2 (6.45%) JSP 440
System Software
1 4 (12.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (9.68%) Active Directory
3 2 (6.45%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (3.23%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) SCCM
1 1 (3.23%) SCOM
1 1 (3.23%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 6 (19.35%) Microsoft
2 5 (16.13%) VMware
3 3 (9.68%) Oracle
4 2 (6.45%) Avaya
4 2 (6.45%) CheckPoint
5 1 (3.23%) Citrix
5 1 (3.23%) WorldPay
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