The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in London 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 3 months to 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Communications Security (COMSEC)
England / London
Rank 565 641 638
Rank change year-on-year +76 -3  
Permanent jobs citing Communications Security 2 4 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.006% 0.010% 0.026%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.007% 0.011% 0.030%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 2
Median salary £85,000 £64,000 £46,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +32.81% +38.37%  
UK excluding London median salary - £50,000 £80,000
% change year-on-year - -37.50%  

Communications Security is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
London
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 29928 37184 36581
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 90.14% 89.57% 87.64%
Number of salaries quoted 25089 31743 30482
Median salary £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.34% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £38,564 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Communications Security
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London citing Communications Security as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Communications Security in London

Communications Security
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for Communications Security in London

Communications Security
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Communications Security within the London region over the 3 months to 23 March 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
City of London - 1 £85,000 -
Communications Security
England

Communications Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 London region with a requirement for Communications Security.

1 5 (41.67%) LAN
1 5 (41.67%) VoIP
1 5 (41.67%) WAN
1 5 (41.67%) SNMP
1 5 (41.67%) VPN
1 5 (41.67%) Cisco
1 5 (41.67%) CCNP
1 5 (41.67%) Active Directory
1 5 (41.67%) HP
1 5 (41.67%) Dell
1 5 (41.67%) EMC
1 5 (41.67%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (41.67%) ITIL Certification
1 5 (41.67%) Juniper
1 5 (41.67%) NetApp
1 5 (41.67%) MPLS
1 5 (41.67%) OSPF
1 5 (41.67%) BGP
1 5 (41.67%) EIGRP
1 5 (41.67%) ICMP
1 5 (41.67%) ITIL
1 5 (41.67%) H.323
1 5 (41.67%) Firewall
1 5 (41.67%) Management Information System
1 5 (41.67%) Wireless
1 5 (41.67%) IPsec
1 5 (41.67%) VMware
1 5 (41.67%) Information Security
1 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (41.67%) Intrusion Detection

Communications Security
Top Related IT Skills in London 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:

Communications & Networking
1 5 (41.67%) BGP
1 5 (41.67%) Cisco IOS
1 5 (41.67%) EIGRP
1 5 (41.67%) Firewall
1 5 (41.67%) H.323
1 5 (41.67%) ICMP
1 5 (41.67%) IGMP
1 5 (41.67%) Intrusion Detection
1 5 (41.67%) IPsec
1 5 (41.67%) Junos
1 5 (41.67%) LAN
1 5 (41.67%) MPLS
1 5 (41.67%) Multicast
1 5 (41.67%) OSPF
1 5 (41.67%) SNMP
1 5 (41.67%) VoIP
1 5 (41.67%) VPN
1 5 (41.67%) WAN
1 5 (41.67%) Wireless
2 2 (16.67%) Unified Communications
General
1 4 (33.33%) Banking
2 1 (8.33%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Design Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Implementation Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Infrastructure Design Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Operations Manager
4 1 (8.33%) IT Manager
4 1 (8.33%) IT Operations Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Network Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Network Operations Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Principal Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Principal Systems Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Data Centre
1 5 (41.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (8.33%) Security Operations Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (41.67%) Analytics
1 5 (41.67%) Anomaly Detection
1 5 (41.67%) Cybersecurity
1 5 (41.67%) Database Security
1 5 (41.67%) Deep Packet Inspection
1 5 (41.67%) Email Filtering
1 5 (41.67%) Information Security
1 5 (41.67%) ITIL
1 5 (41.67%) Kalman Filter
1 5 (41.67%) Network Management
1 5 (41.67%) SIEM
1 5 (41.67%) Web Filtering
2 3 (25.00%) Computer Forensics
2 3 (25.00%) Malware Analysis
3 1 (8.33%) Incident Management
3 1 (8.33%) Line Management
3 1 (8.33%) Matrix Management
3 1 (8.33%) People Management
3 1 (8.33%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) CCNP
1 5 (41.67%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (41.67%) DV Cleared
1 5 (41.67%) ITIL Certification
1 5 (41.67%) Security Cleared
2 3 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (8.33%) CISSP
3 1 (8.33%) Degree
3 1 (8.33%) GCIH
3 1 (8.33%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (41.67%) JSP 440
System Software
1 5 (41.67%) Active Directory
1 5 (41.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Cisco
1 5 (41.67%) Dell
1 5 (41.67%) EMC
1 5 (41.67%) HP
1 5 (41.67%) Juniper
1 5 (41.67%) NetApp
1 5 (41.67%) VMware