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

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Communications Security (COMSEC)
Rank 902 963 950
Rank change year-on-year
+61 -13
Permanent jobs citing Communications Security 9 18 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.009% 0.016% 0.044%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.010% 0.019% 0.051%
Number of salaries quoted 3 17 6
Median salary £60,000 £53,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.14% +33.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,400 £37,500 £27,250
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £46,500 £55,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-15.45% +37.50%

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
86036 95697 100006
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 87.86% 87.27% 85.36%
Number of salaries quoted 71823 78372 80573
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £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 30 July 2016 within the UK.

Communications Security Salary Histogram in the UK

Communications Security
Top 11 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 30 July 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 +25 8 £60,000 +12.14% 1
South East +16 4 £46,500 -15.45%
Surrey - 4 £46,500 -
London +30 3 £85,000 +70.00%
Leatherhead - 2 £33,000 -
Bristol +16 1 - -
South West +6 1 - -
Edinburgh - 1 - -
Scotland - 1 - -
Berkshire - 1 - -
Reading - 1 - -

Communications Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 (38.10%) Presales
2 7 (33.33%) Degree
3 5 (23.81%) SAML
3 5 (23.81%) Web Services
3 5 (23.81%) LDAP
3 5 (23.81%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (23.81%) Time Management
3 5 (23.81%) SC Cleared
3 5 (23.81%) Security Cleared
3 5 (23.81%) Product Management
3 5 (23.81%) SaaS
3 5 (23.81%) Technical Architecture
3 5 (23.81%) OAuth
3 5 (23.81%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (23.81%) Unified Communications
3 5 (23.81%) REST
3 5 (23.81%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (23.81%) DevOps
4 4 (19.05%) Data Analysis
4 4 (19.05%) Business Analysis
4 4 (19.05%) Cisco
4 4 (19.05%) Wireless
5 3 (14.29%) Management Information System
5 3 (14.29%) Intranet
5 3 (14.29%) Extranet
5 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
5 3 (14.29%) CGI
5 3 (14.29%) SharePoint
5 3 (14.29%) PRINCE2
5 3 (14.29%) Windows

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 (14.29%) SharePoint
2 2 (9.52%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 5 (23.81%) SaaS
2 3 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (23.81%) LDAP
1 5 (23.81%) Unified Communications
2 4 (19.05%) Wireless
3 3 (14.29%) Extranet
3 3 (14.29%) Intranet
4 2 (9.52%) LAN
4 2 (9.52%) WLAN
5 1 (4.76%) BGP
5 1 (4.76%) EIGRP
5 1 (4.76%) H.323
5 1 (4.76%) ICMP
5 1 (4.76%) Internet
5 1 (4.76%) IPsec
5 1 (4.76%) MPLS
5 1 (4.76%) OSPF
5 1 (4.76%) SNMP
5 1 (4.76%) VoIP
5 1 (4.76%) VPN
5 1 (4.76%) WAN
5 1 (4.76%) Wi-Fi
General
1 3 (14.29%) Legal
1 3 (14.29%) Military
2 2 (9.52%) Finance
3 1 (4.76%) Advertising
3 1 (4.76%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (33.33%) Architect
2 6 (28.57%) Solutions Architect
3 5 (23.81%) Presales Solution Architect
4 4 (19.05%) Analyst
4 4 (19.05%) Business Analyst
4 4 (19.05%) Consultant
5 3 (14.29%) IT Manager
5 3 (14.29%) Project Manager
6 2 (9.52%) Developer
6 2 (9.52%) IT Project Manager
6 2 (9.52%) Presales Consultant
6 2 (9.52%) SharePoint Consultant
6 2 (9.52%) SharePoint Developer
6 2 (9.52%) WLAN Consultant
7 1 (4.76%) Data Architect
7 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Architect
7 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Architect
7 1 (4.76%) Network Consultant
7 1 (4.76%) Security Specialist
7 1 (4.76%) Wireless Network Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (23.81%) OAuth
1 5 (23.81%) REST
1 5 (23.81%) SAML
1 5 (23.81%) Web Services
2 3 (14.29%) CGI
3 2 (9.52%) .NET
3 2 (9.52%) XMPP
4 1 (4.76%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (14.29%) Management Information System
3 2 (9.52%) Data Centre
3 2 (9.52%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (4.76%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 3 (14.29%) Windows
2 2 (9.52%) Windows 8
3 1 (4.76%) Linux
3 1 (4.76%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (38.10%) Presales
2 5 (23.81%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (23.81%) DevOps
2 5 (23.81%) Product Management
2 5 (23.81%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (23.81%) Technical Architecture
2 5 (23.81%) Time Management
3 4 (19.05%) Business Analysis
3 4 (19.05%) Data Analysis
4 3 (14.29%) Logistics
4 3 (14.29%) PRINCE2
5 2 (9.52%) Business Transformation
5 2 (9.52%) Converged Infrastructure
5 2 (9.52%) Information Security
5 2 (9.52%) Internal Audit
5 2 (9.52%) ITIL
5 2 (9.52%) Project Management
5 2 (9.52%) Risk Management
6 1 (4.76%) Office Automation
6 1 (4.76%) Protective Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.76%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (33.33%) Degree
2 5 (23.81%) SC Cleared
2 5 (23.81%) Security Cleared
3 2 (9.52%) CCNP
3 2 (9.52%) CISA
3 2 (9.52%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (9.52%) CISM
3 2 (9.52%) CISSP
3 2 (9.52%) IISP
3 2 (9.52%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (9.52%) MBCS
3 2 (9.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (9.52%) QiCA
4 1 (4.76%) CCIE
4 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (9.52%) QA
2 1 (4.76%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 1 (4.76%) JSP 440
System Software
1 3 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (9.52%) Hyper-V
3 1 (4.76%) Active Directory
3 1 (4.76%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 4 (19.05%) Cisco
2 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 3 (14.29%) VMware
3 2 (9.52%) EMC
3 2 (9.52%) F5
3 2 (9.52%) HP
3 2 (9.52%) Intel Security
3 2 (9.52%) NetApp
3 2 (9.52%) Oracle
3 2 (9.52%) Palo Alto
3 2 (9.52%) Riverbed
4 1 (4.76%) Aruba
4 1 (4.76%) Citrix
4 1 (4.76%) Juniper
4 1 (4.76%) Meraki
4 1 (4.76%) Sun
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