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

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Communications Security (COMSEC)
Rank 888 913 930
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +17
Permanent jobs citing Communications Security 8 28 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.008% 0.026% 0.035%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.009% 0.030% 0.041%
Number of salaries quoted 2 28 10
Median salary £39,500 £50,000 £45,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-21.00% +9.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,300 £37,500 £27,450
10% offered a salary of more than £44,700 £54,700 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £33,000 £38,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-14.83% -3.12%

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
84415 94722 96201
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 88.27% 87.50% 85.32%
Number of salaries quoted 70238 78268 76950
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 £30,500
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 27 September 2016 within the UK.

Communications Security Salary Histogram in the UK

Communications Security
Top 5 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 September 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 +34 8 £39,500 -21.00% 1
London +35 7 £46,000 -8.00% 1
Leatherhead - 1 £33,000 -
Surrey - 1 £33,000 -
South East - 1 £33,000 -

Communications Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 10 (52.63%) Security Cleared
1 10 (52.63%) SC Cleared
2 8 (42.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (42.11%) VMware
2 8 (42.11%) Cisco
3 7 (36.84%) Windows
4 6 (31.58%) C
4 6 (31.58%) ITIL
4 6 (31.58%) LAN
4 6 (31.58%) VoIP
4 6 (31.58%) WAN
4 6 (31.58%) SNMP
4 6 (31.58%) VPN
4 6 (31.58%) CCNP
4 6 (31.58%) Active Directory
4 6 (31.58%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (31.58%) ITIL Certification
4 6 (31.58%) Juniper
4 6 (31.58%) MPLS
4 6 (31.58%) OSPF
4 6 (31.58%) BGP
4 6 (31.58%) EIGRP
4 6 (31.58%) ICMP
4 6 (31.58%) H.323
4 6 (31.58%) IPsec
4 6 (31.58%) IGMP
4 6 (31.58%) Cisco IOS
4 6 (31.58%) JSP 440
4 6 (31.58%) Network Management
4 6 (31.58%) Junos

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 2 (10.53%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 5 (26.32%) SaaS
2 2 (10.53%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (31.58%) BGP
1 6 (31.58%) Cisco IOS
1 6 (31.58%) EIGRP
1 6 (31.58%) H.323
1 6 (31.58%) ICMP
1 6 (31.58%) IGMP
1 6 (31.58%) IPsec
1 6 (31.58%) Junos
1 6 (31.58%) LAN
1 6 (31.58%) MPLS
1 6 (31.58%) Multicast
1 6 (31.58%) OSPF
1 6 (31.58%) SNMP
1 6 (31.58%) VoIP
1 6 (31.58%) VPN
1 6 (31.58%) WAN
2 5 (26.32%) LDAP
3 2 (10.53%) Unified Communications
General
1 3 (15.79%) Military
2 1 (5.26%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 10 (52.63%) Architect
1 10 (52.63%) Solutions Architect
2 5 (26.32%) Infrastructure Architect
2 5 (26.32%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
2 5 (26.32%) Presales Solution Architect
3 4 (21.05%) Analyst
3 4 (21.05%) Business Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) IT Manager
4 2 (10.53%) IT Project Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Project Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Applications Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Design Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Implementation Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Design Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) IT Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Penetration Test Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (26.32%) OAuth
1 5 (26.32%) REST
1 5 (26.32%) SAML
1 5 (26.32%) Web Services
2 3 (15.79%) CGI
3 2 (10.53%) XMPP
4 1 (5.26%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 6 (31.58%) Data Centre
2 5 (26.32%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (10.53%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (36.84%) Windows
2 5 (26.32%) Linux
2 5 (26.32%) Unix
3 2 (10.53%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) ITIL
1 6 (31.58%) Network Management
2 5 (26.32%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (26.32%) DevOps
2 5 (26.32%) Enterprise Architecture
2 5 (26.32%) Network Architecture
2 5 (26.32%) Presales
2 5 (26.32%) Product Management
2 5 (26.32%) Technical Architecture
2 5 (26.32%) Time Management
3 4 (21.05%) Business Analysis
3 4 (21.05%) Data Analysis
3 4 (21.05%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (15.79%) Logistics
5 2 (10.53%) Business Transformation
5 2 (10.53%) Converged Infrastructure
5 2 (10.53%) PRINCE2
6 1 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (5.26%) Cybersecurity
6 1 (5.26%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 6 (31.58%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (52.63%) SC Cleared
1 10 (52.63%) Security Cleared
2 6 (31.58%) CCNP
2 6 (31.58%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (31.58%) ITIL Certification
3 5 (26.32%) Degree
4 2 (10.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (5.26%) CEH
5 1 (5.26%) CISM
5 1 (5.26%) CISSP
5 1 (5.26%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (31.58%) JSP 440
System Software
1 8 (42.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (31.58%) Active Directory
3 2 (10.53%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 8 (42.11%) Cisco
1 8 (42.11%) VMware
2 6 (31.58%) Juniper
3 3 (15.79%) EMC
3 3 (15.79%) HP
3 3 (15.79%) NetApp
4 2 (10.53%) F5
4 2 (10.53%) Intel Security
4 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
4 2 (10.53%) Oracle
4 2 (10.53%) Palo Alto
4 2 (10.53%) Riverbed
5 1 (5.26%) Dell
5 1 (5.26%) Sun
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