The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Communications Security (COMSEC)
Rank 853 786 840
Rank change year-on-year
-67 +54
Permanent jobs citing Communications Security 51 89 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.044% 0.082% 0.043%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.055% 0.10% 0.056%
Number of salaries quoted 6 15 29
Average salary £40,000 £55,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.27% +46.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,250 £32,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £62,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £55,000 £34,250
% change year-on-year
-27.27% +60.58%
Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
93489 85651 91195
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 80.39% 78.67% 77.33%
Number of salaries quoted 75403 70134 77725
Average salary £48,000 £46,000 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

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 23 July 2014 within the UK.

Communications Security Salary Histogram in the UK

Communications Security
Top 26 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 23 July 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 -70 51 £40,000 -27.27% 8
North West +5 12 - - 1
Manchester -2 12 - - 1
London -24 11 - - 3
South East -54 11 - - 2
Cheadle -1 8 - -
Crawley -12 6 - -
West Sussex -29 6 - -
Hampshire -5 5 - - 1
South West -6 5 - - 1
Basingstoke -10 5 - - 1
Cambridgeshire +4 4 £40,000 -
Doncaster +1 4 - -
South Yorkshire -14 4 - -
East of England -17 4 £40,000 -
Yorkshire -34 4 - -
Somerset - 3 - -
Templecombe - 3 - -
Cambridge -5 2 - -
Northampton - 2 £27,250 -
Peterborough - 2 £40,000 -
Salisbury - 2 - - 1
Northamptonshire - 2 £27,250 -
Wiltshire - 2 - - 1
East Midlands - 2 £27,250 -
West Midlands - 2 £52,500 - 1

Communications Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 59 (62.77%) Military
1 59 (62.77%) Information Management
2 55 (58.51%) Telecoms
3 53 (56.38%) Aerospace
4 45 (47.87%) Electronics
5 32 (34.04%) Degree
6 29 (30.85%) Windows
7 27 (28.72%) Security Cleared
8 26 (27.66%) Management Information System
9 25 (26.60%) SC Cleared
10 24 (25.53%) Software Engineering
11 22 (23.40%) Linux
12 20 (21.28%) Continuous Integration
13 19 (20.21%) MS Office
14 18 (19.15%) Requirements Management
15 17 (18.09%) C++
15 17 (18.09%) Project Management
16 16 (17.02%) Configuration Management
16 16 (17.02%) C#
16 16 (17.02%) Oracle
16 16 (17.02%) Microsoft
17 15 (15.96%) MS Excel
17 15 (15.96%) C
17 15 (15.96%) Chip and PIN
17 15 (15.96%) Finance
17 15 (15.96%) Change Control
18 14 (14.89%) Rational DOORS
18 14 (14.89%) SQL Server
18 14 (14.89%) Web Services
19 13 (13.83%) Validation

Communications Security
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 2 (2.13%) Tomcat
Applications
1 19 (20.21%) MS Office
2 15 (15.96%) MS Excel
3 4 (4.26%) MS Project
3 4 (4.26%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (2.13%) Photoshop
4 2 (2.13%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.13%) SAP HR
Communications & Networking
1 11 (11.70%) LAN
2 9 (9.57%) WAN
3 4 (4.26%) Unified Communications
4 3 (3.19%) VPN
5 2 (2.13%) Broadband
5 2 (2.13%) GPRS
5 2 (2.13%) GSM
5 2 (2.13%) Ethernet
5 2 (2.13%) Internet
5 2 (2.13%) 3G
5 2 (2.13%) 802.11
5 2 (2.13%) MPLS
5 2 (2.13%) Firewall
5 2 (2.13%) TETRA
5 2 (2.13%) Gigabit Ethernet
5 2 (2.13%) Wireshark
5 2 (2.13%) ZigBee
5 2 (2.13%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (2.13%) snoop
6 1 (1.06%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (14.89%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.38%) MySQL
3 4 (4.26%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (4.26%) Data Mining
3 4 (4.26%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (3.19%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (2.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (2.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (2.13%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (2.13%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (2.13%) Cognos Impromptu
5 2 (2.13%) Oracle Database
5 2 (2.13%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 14 (14.89%) Rational DOORS
2 12 (12.77%) Visual Studio
3 9 (9.57%) Jenkins
4 8 (8.51%) NUnit
5 6 (6.38%) Git (software)
6 5 (5.32%) Subversion
6 5 (5.32%) JUnit
6 5 (5.32%) Eclipse
6 5 (5.32%) Selenium
7 4 (4.26%) FxCop
7 4 (4.26%) StyleCop
7 4 (4.26%) Moq
7 4 (4.26%) Gerrit
8 3 (3.19%) Rational Rhapsody
9 2 (2.13%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 2 (2.13%) Balsamiq Mockups
9 2 (2.13%) Toad
9 2 (2.13%) Dreamweaver
9 2 (2.13%) JIRA
10 1 (1.06%) Maven
General
1 59 (62.77%) Military
2 55 (58.51%) Telecoms
3 53 (56.38%) Aerospace
4 45 (47.87%) Electronics
5 15 (15.96%) Finance
6 9 (9.57%) Avionics
7 6 (6.38%) Marketing
8 4 (4.26%) French Language
8 4 (4.26%) German Language
8 4 (4.26%) Italian Language
8 4 (4.26%) Spanish Language
9 2 (2.13%) Back Office
9 2 (2.13%) Legal
9 2 (2.13%) Manufacturing
10 1 (1.06%) Law
10 1 (1.06%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (17.02%) Software Engineer
1 16 (17.02%) Analyst
2 13 (13.83%) Systems Engineer
3 8 (8.51%) Security Analyst
4 7 (7.45%) Architect
5 6 (6.38%) Project Manager
5 6 (6.38%) Developer
5 6 (6.38%) Cyber Security Analyst
6 5 (5.32%) Solutions Architect
7 4 (4.26%) Change Manager
7 4 (4.26%) C# Developer
7 4 (4.26%) Team Leader
7 4 (4.26%) Technical Manager
7 4 (4.26%) Oracle Team Leader
7 4 (4.26%) Change Project Manager
7 4 (4.26%) DBA
8 3 (3.19%) Senior Developer
8 3 (3.19%) Consultant
9 2 (2.13%) Network Engineer
9 2 (2.13%) Network Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (14.89%) Web Services
2 11 (11.70%) JSF
3 9 (9.57%) Middleware
4 8 (8.51%) WCF
4 8 (8.51%) LINQ
4 8 (8.51%) Ninject
5 5 (5.32%) HTML
5 5 (5.32%) CSS
6 4 (4.26%) .NET
7 2 (2.13%) JSP
7 2 (2.13%) XML
7 2 (2.13%) CSS3
7 2 (2.13%) Backbone.js
7 2 (2.13%) jQuery
7 2 (2.13%) RESTful
7 2 (2.13%) HTML5
8 1 (1.06%) Grails
8 1 (1.06%) Hibernate
8 1 (1.06%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 26 (27.66%) Management Information System
2 15 (15.96%) Chip and PIN
3 11 (11.70%) Device Driver
4 4 (4.26%) Replication
4 4 (4.26%) Computer Science
5 3 (3.19%) Human Factors
6 2 (2.13%) FlexPod
6 2 (2.13%) Fat Client
6 2 (2.13%) Thin Client
6 2 (2.13%) GIS
6 2 (2.13%) Cryptography
6 2 (2.13%) Smartphone
6 2 (2.13%) CCTV
6 2 (2.13%) Graphic Design
6 2 (2.13%) SCADA
7 1 (1.06%) CESG
7 1 (1.06%) CESG CLAS
7 1 (1.06%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 29 (30.85%) Windows
2 22 (23.40%) Linux
3 11 (11.70%) VxWorks
4 6 (6.38%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (6.38%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (6.38%) UNIX
5 4 (4.26%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (62.77%) Information Management
2 24 (25.53%) Software Engineering
3 20 (21.28%) Continuous Integration
4 18 (19.15%) Requirements Management
5 17 (18.09%) Project Management
6 16 (17.02%) Configuration Management
7 15 (15.96%) Change Control
8 13 (13.83%) Validation
9 11 (11.70%) Unit Testing
9 11 (11.70%) Integration Testing
9 11 (11.70%) Software Testing
10 10 (10.64%) UML
11 9 (9.57%) CRM
11 9 (9.57%) ITIL
11 9 (9.57%) Waterfall
12 8 (8.51%) Dependency Injection
12 8 (8.51%) Data Analysis
12 8 (8.51%) Change Management
13 7 (7.45%) OOA/OOD
13 7 (7.45%) OO
Programming Languages
1 17 (18.09%) C++
2 16 (17.02%) C#
3 15 (15.96%) C
4 12 (12.77%) SQL
5 8 (8.51%) Ruby
5 8 (8.51%) Python
6 5 (5.32%) Ada
6 5 (5.32%) JavaScript
7 4 (4.26%) Shell Script
8 3 (3.19%) Java
9 2 (2.13%) MATLAB
9 2 (2.13%) PowerShell
9 2 (2.13%) Bash Shell
9 2 (2.13%) VBScript
9 2 (2.13%) VB
10 1 (1.06%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 32 (34.04%) Degree
2 27 (28.72%) Security Cleared
3 25 (26.60%) SC Cleared
4 8 (8.51%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (5.32%) Chartered Engineer
5 5 (5.32%) CCNP
5 5 (5.32%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (3.19%) CCNA
6 3 (3.19%) PMP
7 2 (2.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (2.13%) MCITP
7 2 (2.13%) RHCE
7 2 (2.13%) HND
7 2 (2.13%) MCSA
8 1 (1.06%) HNC
8 1 (1.06%) CCDP
8 1 (1.06%) CISSP
8 1 (1.06%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.45%) ISO 9001
2 6 (6.38%) SLA
3 4 (4.26%) PCI DSS
4 2 (2.13%) DO-178B
5 1 (1.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (1.06%) JSP 440
System Software
1 11 (11.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (4.26%) VirtualBox
3 2 (2.13%) Hyper-V
3 2 (2.13%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.13%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (2.13%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 2 (2.13%) SCCM
1 2 (2.13%) Puppet
1 2 (2.13%) Red Hat Satellite
1 2 (2.13%) Red Hat Spacewalk
1 2 (2.13%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 16 (17.02%) Oracle
1 16 (17.02%) Microsoft
2 11 (11.70%) VMware
3 8 (8.51%) Cisco
3 8 (8.51%) Wonderware
4 5 (5.32%) Primavera
5 4 (4.26%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (3.19%) Citrix
7 2 (2.13%) NetApp
7 2 (2.13%) Red Hat
7 2 (2.13%) Business Objects
7 2 (2.13%) SAP
7 2 (2.13%) Cognos
7 2 (2.13%) Northgate
8 1 (1.06%) HP
London
Thales
Posted: 3 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Thales
Posted: 4 days ago
Salisbury, Wiltshire
Thales
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Thales
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Thales
Posted: 4 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Thales
Posted: 5 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
SITA (UK) LTD
Salary: £40,000 per annum plus 10% bonus
Posted: 7 days ago
Worcestershire
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Double OTE
Posted: 25 days ago