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 23 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Communications Security (COMSEC)
UK
Rank 838 901 922
Rank change year-on-year
+63 +21
Permanent jobs citing Communications Security 13 17 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.015% 0.017% 0.019%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.017% 0.020% 0.022%
Number of salaries quoted 9 10 3
Median salary £42,500 £70,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-39.28% +64.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £48,500 £40,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,900 £73,750 £66,500
UK excluding London median salary £39,525 £70,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-43.53% +75.00%

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
74290 86752 90655
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 88.11% 87.71% 86.06%
Number of salaries quoted 61217 72076 74747
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 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,000 £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 23 January 2017 within the UK.

Communications Security Salary Histogram in the UK

Communications Security
Top 9 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 23 January 2017. 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 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 +75 13 £42,500 -39.28% 1
London +52 7 £65,500 -4.02%
South West - 4 £41,025 -
Gloucester - 2 £39,525 -
Northampton - 2 £34,500 -
Northamptonshire - 2 £34,500 -
Bristol - 2 £42,500 -
Gloucestershire - 2 £39,525 -
East Midlands - 2 £34,500 -

Communications Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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 14 (63.64%) LAN
1 14 (63.64%) VoIP
1 14 (63.64%) WAN
1 14 (63.64%) Cisco
1 14 (63.64%) VMware
2 13 (59.09%) VPN
3 12 (54.55%) Active Directory
3 12 (54.55%) Cisco Certification
3 12 (54.55%) ITIL
3 12 (54.55%) MPLS
4 11 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 10 (45.45%) Security Cleared
5 10 (45.45%) Network Management
5 10 (45.45%) Junos
5 10 (45.45%) IGMP
5 10 (45.45%) Cisco IOS
5 10 (45.45%) JSP 440
5 10 (45.45%) Multicast
5 10 (45.45%) Data Centre
5 10 (45.45%) OSPF
5 10 (45.45%) BGP
5 10 (45.45%) EIGRP
5 10 (45.45%) ICMP
5 10 (45.45%) Juniper
5 10 (45.45%) H.323
5 10 (45.45%) IPsec
5 10 (45.45%) ITIL Certification
5 10 (45.45%) SNMP
5 10 (45.45%) CCNP
6 8 (36.36%) C

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 4 (18.18%) MS Exchange
2 2 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (9.09%) SharePoint
2 2 (9.09%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (9.09%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (63.64%) LAN
1 14 (63.64%) VoIP
1 14 (63.64%) WAN
2 13 (59.09%) VPN
3 12 (54.55%) MPLS
4 10 (45.45%) BGP
4 10 (45.45%) Cisco IOS
4 10 (45.45%) EIGRP
4 10 (45.45%) H.323
4 10 (45.45%) ICMP
4 10 (45.45%) IGMP
4 10 (45.45%) IPsec
4 10 (45.45%) Junos
4 10 (45.45%) Multicast
4 10 (45.45%) OSPF
4 10 (45.45%) SNMP
5 7 (31.82%) Wireless
6 5 (22.73%) Firewall
6 5 (22.73%) Intrusion Detection
7 4 (18.18%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) SQL Server
1 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 4 (18.18%) Banking
2 2 (9.09%) Finance
2 2 (9.09%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (27.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (18.18%) Architect
2 4 (18.18%) Design Engineer
2 4 (18.18%) Implementation Engineer
2 4 (18.18%) Infrastructure Architect
2 4 (18.18%) Infrastructure Design Engineer
2 4 (18.18%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
2 4 (18.18%) Network Engineer
2 4 (18.18%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (9.09%) Exchange Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) Exchange Migration Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) Exchange Support
3 2 (9.09%) IT Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) Migration Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) Network Support
3 2 (9.09%) Network Support Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) Senior Network Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) Support Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (45.45%) Data Centre
2 6 (27.27%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.55%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.55%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 6 (27.27%) Windows
2 4 (18.18%) Linux
2 4 (18.18%) Unix
3 2 (9.09%) Windows Server
3 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (54.55%) ITIL
2 10 (45.45%) Network Management
3 6 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (27.27%) Cybersecurity
3 6 (27.27%) Information Security
4 5 (22.73%) Analytics
4 5 (22.73%) Anomaly Detection
4 5 (22.73%) Database Security
4 5 (22.73%) Deep Packet Inspection
4 5 (22.73%) Email Filtering
4 5 (22.73%) Kalman Filter
4 5 (22.73%) SIEM
4 5 (22.73%) Web Filtering
5 4 (18.18%) Enterprise Architecture
5 4 (18.18%) Network Architecture
6 3 (13.64%) Computer Forensics
6 3 (13.64%) Malware Analysis
7 2 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (9.09%) Migration
8 1 (4.55%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 8 (36.36%) C
2 2 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (54.55%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (45.45%) CCNP
2 10 (45.45%) ITIL Certification
2 10 (45.45%) Security Cleared
3 8 (36.36%) SC Cleared
4 6 (27.27%) DV Cleared
5 2 (9.09%) CCNA
5 2 (9.09%) CISSP
5 2 (9.09%) MCSE
5 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (4.55%) CEH
6 1 (4.55%) CISM
6 1 (4.55%) Degree
6 1 (4.55%) GCIH
6 1 (4.55%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (45.45%) JSP 440
System Software
1 12 (54.55%) Active Directory
2 11 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (4.55%) Virtual Servers
Vendors
1 14 (63.64%) Cisco
1 14 (63.64%) VMware
2 10 (45.45%) Juniper
3 7 (31.82%) HP
4 6 (27.27%) Dell
4 6 (27.27%) EMC
4 6 (27.27%) NetApp
5 3 (13.64%) Microsoft
6 2 (9.09%) Avaya
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
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