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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Communications Security (COMSEC)
Rank 98 68 101
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +33
Permanent jobs citing Communications Security 2 29 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 0.16% 2.60% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.20% 3.52% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £55,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-27.27% +46.66%
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
1003 824 1158
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 82.28% 73.97% 81.43%
Number of salaries quoted 880 716 978
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,700 £29,000 £26,250
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £58,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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
Job Locations in West Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Communications Security within the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Crawley -19 2 - -
Communications Security
South East

Communications Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 25 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 25 (100.00%) Aerospace
1 25 (100.00%) Information Management
1 25 (100.00%) Military
2 17 (68.00%) Electronics
3 15 (60.00%) Management Information System
4 13 (52.00%) C
4 13 (52.00%) MS Office
4 13 (52.00%) Windows
4 13 (52.00%) Degree
5 11 (44.00%) Requirements Management
5 11 (44.00%) Linux
5 11 (44.00%) MS Excel
5 11 (44.00%) Chip and PIN
6 10 (40.00%) Project Management
7 9 (36.00%) VxWorks
7 9 (36.00%) Device Driver
7 9 (36.00%) C++
7 9 (36.00%) Software Testing
7 9 (36.00%) JSF
7 9 (36.00%) Software Engineering
7 9 (36.00%) Unit Testing
7 9 (36.00%) Integration Testing
7 9 (36.00%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (36.00%) Avionics
7 9 (36.00%) Rational DOORS
8 8 (32.00%) Oracle
8 8 (32.00%) Change Management
8 8 (32.00%) Finance
9 6 (24.00%) Microsoft

Communications Security
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 13 (52.00%) MS Office
2 11 (44.00%) MS Excel
3 4 (16.00%) MS Project
3 4 (16.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (8.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (8.00%) SAP HR
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.00%) Internet
1 2 (8.00%) Firewall
1 2 (8.00%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.00%) MySQL
1 2 (8.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (8.00%) Oracle Reports
1 2 (8.00%) Cognos Impromptu
1 2 (8.00%) BusinessObjects
1 2 (8.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (8.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 9 (36.00%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (8.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (8.00%) Toad
General
1 25 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 25 (100.00%) Aerospace
1 25 (100.00%) Military
2 17 (68.00%) Electronics
3 9 (36.00%) Avionics
4 8 (32.00%) Finance
5 2 (8.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 9 (36.00%) Software Engineer
2 6 (24.00%) Project Manager
3 4 (16.00%) Change Project Manager
3 4 (16.00%) Analyst
3 4 (16.00%) Change Manager
4 2 (8.00%) Applications Support Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Technical Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Technical Leader
4 2 (8.00%) 1st Line Support Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Network Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (8.00%) Support Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) 1st Line Support
4 2 (8.00%) Applications Support
4 2 (8.00%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (36.00%) JSF
2 5 (20.00%) Middleware
3 2 (8.00%) HTML
3 2 (8.00%) CSS
3 2 (8.00%) Web Services
3 2 (8.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (60.00%) Management Information System
2 11 (44.00%) Chip and PIN
3 9 (36.00%) Device Driver
4 2 (8.00%) Fat Client
4 2 (8.00%) FlexPod
4 2 (8.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 13 (52.00%) Windows
2 11 (44.00%) Linux
3 9 (36.00%) VxWorks
4 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (100.00%) Information Management
2 11 (44.00%) Requirements Management
3 10 (40.00%) Project Management
4 9 (36.00%) Software Engineering
4 9 (36.00%) Software Testing
4 9 (36.00%) Unit Testing
4 9 (36.00%) Integration Testing
4 9 (36.00%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (32.00%) Change Management
6 5 (20.00%) UML
6 5 (20.00%) OOA/OOD
6 5 (20.00%) OO
6 5 (20.00%) Waterfall
6 5 (20.00%) Configuration Management
6 5 (20.00%) Embedded Software Development
7 4 (16.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 4 (16.00%) Test Scripting
7 4 (16.00%) Service Delivery
8 2 (8.00%) Network Design
8 2 (8.00%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 13 (52.00%) C
2 9 (36.00%) C++
3 6 (24.00%) SQL
4 5 (20.00%) Ada
5 2 (8.00%) VBScript
5 2 (8.00%) VB
5 2 (8.00%) JavaScript
5 2 (8.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 13 (52.00%) Degree
2 4 (16.00%) SC Cleared
2 4 (16.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (16.00%) CCNP
2 4 (16.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (8.00%) PMP
3 2 (8.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (8.00%) MCITP
3 2 (8.00%) CCNA
3 2 (8.00%) HND
System Software
1 2 (8.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (8.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 2 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (8.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (8.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (32.00%) Oracle
2 6 (24.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (16.00%) Primavera
3 4 (16.00%) Cisco
4 2 (8.00%) VMware
4 2 (8.00%) Northgate
4 2 (8.00%) Citrix
4 2 (8.00%) NetApp
4 2 (8.00%) Business Objects
4 2 (8.00%) SAP
4 2 (8.00%) Cognos