The table below looks at the statistics for Communications Security skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Sussex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Communications Security over the 3 months to 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Communications Security (COMSEC)
Rank - 89 78
Permanent jobs citing Communications Security 0 19 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex - 1.38% 2.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 1.76% 3.15%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £82,500 - £65,000
Communications Security
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Sussex region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Sussex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1048 1077 1144
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 86.04% 78.21% 76.62%
Number of salaries quoted 926 933 931
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £29,000 £28,667
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

Communications Security
Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Communications Security across the West Sussex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Communications Security Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

Communications Security
Salary Trend in West Sussex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Communications Security across the West Sussex region.

Communications Security Salary Trend in West Sussex

Communications Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT jobs across the West Sussex region 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 6 (100.00%) Electronics
1 6 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 6 (100.00%) Aerospace
1 6 (100.00%) Military
1 6 (100.00%) Information Management
1 6 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (66.67%) MS Project
3 2 (33.33%) PVCS
3 2 (33.33%) HND
3 2 (33.33%) Linux
3 2 (33.33%) Ada
3 2 (33.33%) MS Visio
3 2 (33.33%) SNMP
3 2 (33.33%) Siemens
3 2 (33.33%) Firmware
3 2 (33.33%) CAD
3 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 2 (33.33%) Motif
3 2 (33.33%) Project Management
3 2 (33.33%) Validation
3 2 (33.33%) C
3 2 (33.33%) C++
3 2 (33.33%) SQL
3 2 (33.33%) Finance
3 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 2 (33.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 2 (33.33%) Strategic Planning
3 2 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (33.33%) Xilinx
3 2 (33.33%) Requirements Analysis

Communications Security
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT jobs across the West Sussex region 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.

Applications
1 4 (66.67%) MS Project
2 2 (33.33%) MS Visio
2 2 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (33.33%) Windchill
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) SNMP
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) PVCS
1 2 (33.33%) JIRA
1 2 (33.33%) Subversion
General
1 6 (100.00%) Electronics
1 6 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 6 (100.00%) Aerospace
1 6 (100.00%) Military
2 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Software Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Engineering Manager
1 2 (33.33%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) Motif
1 2 (33.33%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 2 (33.33%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Information Management
2 2 (33.33%) CAD
2 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 2 (33.33%) Project Management
2 2 (33.33%) Validation
2 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 2 (33.33%) Strategic Planning
2 2 (33.33%) Requirements Analysis
2 2 (33.33%) Project Planning
2 2 (33.33%) PLM
2 2 (33.33%) Asset Management
2 2 (33.33%) Data Management
2 2 (33.33%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) Ada
1 2 (33.33%) C
1 2 (33.33%) C++
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (33.33%) HND
2 2 (33.33%) Degree
2 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) DO-254
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Siemens
1 2 (33.33%) Xilinx
1 2 (33.33%) Cadence
1 2 (33.33%) PTC
1 2 (33.33%) Altera