Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Communications Security skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Communications Security over the 6 months to 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Communications Security (COMSEC)
UK > England
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1132 1167 1226
Rank change year-on-year +35 +59 -8
Permanent jobs citing Communications Security 16 22 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.010% 0.012% 0.020%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.011% 0.014% 0.022%
Number of salaries quoted 12 12 37
England median annual salary £35,000 £60,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -41.67% +14.29% -2.33%
10th Percentile £18,775 £37,253 £36,250
90th Percentile £73,125 £68,250 £70,000
UK median annual salary £35,000 £60,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -41.67% +14.29% -2.33%

Communications Security is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 150254 159112 182385
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 89.93% 89.36% 88.72%
Number of salaries quoted 119398 133448 151804
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,476 £47,500
% change year-on-year +1.06% +4.16% +5.56%

Communications Security
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Communications Security as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Communications Security in England

Communications Security
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Communications Security in England

Communications Security
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Communications Security in England over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Communications Security in England

Communications Security
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Communications Security within the England region over the 6 months to 19 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Midlands - 5 £35,000 -
West Midlands - 4 £35,000 -
South East +54 3 £22,500 -51.61%
London -4 3 £72,500 +10.69%
South West +27 2 £22,500 -43.11%
East of England - 2 £19,000 -
East Midlands - 1 £55,000 -
Communications Security
UK

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 across the England region with a requirement for Communications Security.

1 10 (62.50%) Finance
1 10 (62.50%) Unified Communications
2 9 (56.25%) Retail
3 8 (50.00%) Manufacturing
4 6 (37.50%) Windows
4 6 (37.50%) Incident Management
5 5 (31.25%) Problem Management
5 5 (31.25%) ITIL
5 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
6 4 (25.00%) LAN
6 4 (25.00%) Remedy
6 4 (25.00%) Management Information System
6 4 (25.00%) Data Centre
7 3 (18.75%) Change Management
7 3 (18.75%) Project Management
7 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Office
7 3 (18.75%) Risk Management
7 3 (18.75%) Telecoms
7 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (18.75%) Active Directory
7 3 (18.75%) SLA
7 3 (18.75%) Information Security
7 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (18.75%) High Availability
8 2 (12.50%) ITIL V3
8 2 (12.50%) Windows 7
8 2 (12.50%) Network Architecture
8 2 (12.50%) Bomgar
8 2 (12.50%) Office 365
8 2 (12.50%) Computer Security

Communications Security
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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:

Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (62.50%) Unified Communications
2 4 (25.00%) LAN
3 2 (12.50%) Firewall
3 2 (12.50%) SS7
3 2 (12.50%) Structured Cabling
3 2 (12.50%) WAN
4 1 (6.25%) BGP
4 1 (6.25%) Cisco Wireless
4 1 (6.25%) EIGRP
4 1 (6.25%) Internet
4 1 (6.25%) IPsec
4 1 (6.25%) MPLS
4 1 (6.25%) OSPF
4 1 (6.25%) Spanning Tree
4 1 (6.25%) TACACS
4 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
4 1 (6.25%) Telepresence
4 1 (6.25%) VPN
4 1 (6.25%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (6.25%) Wireless
General
1 10 (62.50%) Finance
2 9 (56.25%) Retail
3 8 (50.00%) Manufacturing
4 3 (18.75%) Telecoms
5 1 (6.25%) Aerospace
5 1 (6.25%) Automotive
5 1 (6.25%) Banking
5 1 (6.25%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Team Leader
3 2 (12.50%) .NET Developer
3 2 (12.50%) .NET Software Developer
3 2 (12.50%) .NET Software Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) C# Developer
3 2 (12.50%) C# Programmer
3 2 (12.50%) C# Software Developer
3 2 (12.50%) C# Software Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Consultant
3 2 (12.50%) Desktop Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Desktop Support
3 2 (12.50%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Programmer
3 2 (12.50%) Security Consultant
3 2 (12.50%) Software Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Software Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Software Programmer
3 2 (12.50%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) .NET
1 2 (12.50%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Data Centre
1 4 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (12.50%) Driving Licence
2 2 (12.50%) Fintech
3 1 (6.25%) Clustering
3 1 (6.25%) User Experience
3 1 (6.25%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 6 (37.50%) Windows
2 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (12.50%) Windows 10
3 2 (12.50%) Windows 2000
3 2 (12.50%) Windows 7
3 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) Incident Management
2 5 (31.25%) ITIL
2 5 (31.25%) Problem Management
3 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (18.75%) Change Management
3 3 (18.75%) High Availability
3 3 (18.75%) Information Security
3 3 (18.75%) Project Management
3 3 (18.75%) Risk Management
4 2 (12.50%) Asset Management
4 2 (12.50%) Business Development
4 2 (12.50%) Computer Security
4 2 (12.50%) Creative Thinking
4 2 (12.50%) Data Management
4 2 (12.50%) ERP
4 2 (12.50%) ITIL V3
4 2 (12.50%) Network Architecture
4 2 (12.50%) Service Delivery
4 2 (12.50%) Service Management
4 2 (12.50%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) CESG Certified Professional
1 2 (12.50%) CISSP
1 2 (12.50%) Degree
2 1 (6.25%) CCA
2 1 (6.25%) CCNP
2 1 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (6.25%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (18.75%) SLA
2 2 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (12.50%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (18.75%) Active Directory
2 2 (12.50%) Firmware
3 1 (6.25%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 1 (6.25%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (6.25%) vSphere
3 1 (6.25%) XenApp
3 1 (6.25%) XenDesktop
3 1 (6.25%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) BladeLogic
1 2 (12.50%) BMC PATROL
1 2 (12.50%) WSUS
2 1 (6.25%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (6.25%) EdgeSight
2 1 (6.25%) Nagios
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
2 4 (25.00%) Remedy
3 2 (12.50%) Amdocs
3 2 (12.50%) BMC
3 2 (12.50%) Bomgar
3 2 (12.50%) Cisco
3 2 (12.50%) ForeScout
3 2 (12.50%) Palo Alto
3 2 (12.50%) Riverbed
4 1 (6.25%) Citrix
4 1 (6.25%) SolarWinds
4 1 (6.25%) VMware