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 27 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Communications Security (COMSEC)
Rank 914 955 948
Rank change year-on-year
+41 -7
Permanent jobs citing Communications Security 9 9 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.009% 0.008% 0.044%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.010% 0.010% 0.052%
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 0
Median salary £48,500 £65,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
-25.38% -
UK excluding London median salary £48,500 £80,000 -
% change year-on-year
-39.37% -

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
87668 92318 100837
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 87.86% 86.37% 85.33%
Number of salaries quoted 73071 74999 82059
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 £31,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 27 May 2016 within the UK.

Communications Security Salary Histogram in the UK

Communications Security
Top 14 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 27 May 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
(Click see detailed
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 +14 7 £52,000 -20.00% 1
South East +8 3 £52,000 -35.00%
London +24 2 - -
Scotland - 2 £36,000 -
South West - 2 - - 1
Bristol - 2 - -
Hampshire +13 1 £80,000 -
Southampton +2 1 £80,000 -
Leatherhead - 1 £45,000 -
Berkshire - 1 £52,000 -
Surrey - 1 £45,000 -
Reading - 1 £52,000 -
Edinburgh - 1 - -
Glasgow - 1 £36,000 -

Communications Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 8 (34.78%) Cisco
1 8 (34.78%) CCNP
1 8 (34.78%) Cisco Certification
1 8 (34.78%) Presales
2 7 (30.43%) ITIL
2 7 (30.43%) LAN
2 7 (30.43%) Juniper
2 7 (30.43%) Degree
2 7 (30.43%) SC Cleared
2 7 (30.43%) Security Cleared
3 6 (26.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (26.09%) VMware
3 6 (26.09%) Wireless
3 6 (26.09%) VoIP
3 6 (26.09%) WAN
3 6 (26.09%) ITIL Certification
3 6 (26.09%) Data Centre
3 6 (26.09%) DevOps
4 5 (21.74%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (21.74%) Web Services
4 5 (21.74%) Active Directory
4 5 (21.74%) HP
4 5 (21.74%) Dell
4 5 (21.74%) EMC
4 5 (21.74%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (21.74%) SNMP
4 5 (21.74%) VPN
4 5 (21.74%) LDAP
4 5 (21.74%) C
4 5 (21.74%) IPsec

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 (13.04%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (21.74%) SaaS
2 1 (4.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (30.43%) LAN
2 6 (26.09%) VoIP
2 6 (26.09%) WAN
2 6 (26.09%) Wireless
3 5 (21.74%) BGP
3 5 (21.74%) Cisco IOS
3 5 (21.74%) EIGRP
3 5 (21.74%) H.323
3 5 (21.74%) ICMP
3 5 (21.74%) IGMP
3 5 (21.74%) IPsec
3 5 (21.74%) Junos
3 5 (21.74%) LDAP
3 5 (21.74%) MPLS
3 5 (21.74%) Multicast
3 5 (21.74%) OSPF
3 5 (21.74%) SNMP
3 5 (21.74%) Unified Communications
3 5 (21.74%) VPN
4 3 (13.04%) Cisco Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (13.04%) Legal
2 2 (8.70%) Finance
2 2 (8.70%) Military
3 1 (4.35%) Marketing
3 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (26.09%) Architect
2 5 (21.74%) Design Engineer
2 5 (21.74%) Implementation Engineer
2 5 (21.74%) Infrastructure Design Engineer
2 5 (21.74%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (21.74%) IT Engineer
2 5 (21.74%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (21.74%) Presales Solution Architect
2 5 (21.74%) Solutions Architect
3 4 (17.39%) Consultant
4 2 (8.70%) Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Business Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Cisco Support
4 2 (8.70%) Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Presales Consultant
4 2 (8.70%) SharePoint Consultant
4 2 (8.70%) SharePoint Developer
4 2 (8.70%) WLAN Consultant
5 1 (4.35%) Principal Data Architect
5 1 (4.35%) Wireless Network Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (21.74%) OAuth
1 5 (21.74%) REST
1 5 (21.74%) SAML
1 5 (21.74%) Web Services
2 2 (8.70%) .NET
2 2 (8.70%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 6 (26.09%) Data Centre
2 5 (21.74%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (13.04%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.35%) Cryptography
4 1 (4.35%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (34.78%) Presales
2 7 (30.43%) ITIL
3 6 (26.09%) DevOps
4 5 (21.74%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (21.74%) Network Management
4 5 (21.74%) Product Management
4 5 (21.74%) Technical Architecture
4 5 (21.74%) Time Management
5 3 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (8.70%) Business Analysis
6 2 (8.70%) Data Analysis
6 2 (8.70%) Information Security
6 2 (8.70%) Internal Audit
6 2 (8.70%) Logistics
6 2 (8.70%) Project Management
6 2 (8.70%) Risk Management
7 1 (4.35%) Configuration Management
7 1 (4.35%) Logical Data Model
7 1 (4.35%) Physical Data Model
7 1 (4.35%) Protective Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 5 (21.74%) C
2 1 (4.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (34.78%) CCNP
1 8 (34.78%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (30.43%) Degree
2 7 (30.43%) SC Cleared
2 7 (30.43%) Security Cleared
3 6 (26.09%) ITIL Certification
4 5 (21.74%) DV Cleared
5 2 (8.70%) CISA
5 2 (8.70%) CISM
5 2 (8.70%) CISSP
5 2 (8.70%) IISP
5 2 (8.70%) MBCS
5 2 (8.70%) QiCA
6 1 (4.35%) CCIE
6 1 (4.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (21.74%) JSP 440
2 2 (8.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (8.70%) QA
3 1 (4.35%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 6 (26.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (21.74%) Active Directory
3 1 (4.35%) VMware Server
3 1 (4.35%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (4.35%) Backup Exec
2 1 (4.35%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (4.35%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (34.78%) Cisco
2 7 (30.43%) Juniper
3 6 (26.09%) VMware
4 5 (21.74%) Dell
4 5 (21.74%) EMC
4 5 (21.74%) HP
4 5 (21.74%) NetApp
5 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
6 1 (4.35%) Aruba
6 1 (4.35%) Citrix
6 1 (4.35%) Meraki
6 1 (4.35%) SolarWinds
6 1 (4.35%) Sybase
6 1 (4.35%) Veeam
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