Period
to 21 November 2017

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 6 months to 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Communications Security (COMSEC)
England > London
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 829 844 888
Rank change year-on-year +15 +44 +22
Permanent jobs citing Communications Security 3 13 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.004% 0.017% 0.026%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.004% 0.019% 0.029%
Number of salaries quoted 3 7 19
London median annual salary £72,500 £65,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.69% +24.76% -8.70%
10th Percentile £64,250 £53,200 £46,200
90th Percentile £86,750 £75,950 £60,200
England median annual salary £35,000 £60,000 £53,000
% change year-on-year -41.67% +13.21% -1.40%

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 London with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 69206 68595 79293
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 91.60% 90.64% 89.56%
Number of salaries quoted 53267 59094 66809
London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -
10th Percentile £35,000 £33,750 £33,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £88,750 £86,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

Communications Security
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

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
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Communications Security in London over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram 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 6 months to 21 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
Central London +13 2 £68,750 -
Communications Security
England

For the 6 months to 21 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 London region with a requirement for Communications Security.

1 2 (66.67%) Riverbed
1 2 (66.67%) XMPP
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
1 2 (66.67%) WAN
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
1 2 (66.67%) Unified Communications
1 2 (66.67%) Kalman Filter
1 2 (66.67%) LAN
1 2 (66.67%) Palo Alto
1 2 (66.67%) Web Filtering
1 2 (66.67%) Security Operations
1 2 (66.67%) ForeScout
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Wireless
2 1 (33.33%) VoIP
2 1 (33.33%) WLAN
2 1 (33.33%) Line Management
2 1 (33.33%) People Management
2 1 (33.33%) Spanning Tree
2 1 (33.33%) Telepresence
2 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (33.33%) WAN Optimisation
2 1 (33.33%) DMVPN
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (33.33%) HSRP
2 1 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (33.33%) Wireless
2 1 (33.33%) IPsec

Communications Security
Co-occurring 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 2 (66.67%) Firewall
1 2 (66.67%) LAN
1 2 (66.67%) Unified Communications
1 2 (66.67%) WAN
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Wireless
2 1 (33.33%) DMVPN
2 1 (33.33%) HSRP
2 1 (33.33%) MPLS
2 1 (33.33%) Network Security
2 1 (33.33%) OSPF
2 1 (33.33%) Spanning Tree
2 1 (33.33%) SSL
2 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (33.33%) Telepresence
2 1 (33.33%) VLAN
2 1 (33.33%) VoIP
2 1 (33.33%) VPN
2 1 (33.33%) WLAN
General
1 1 (33.33%) Banking
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Investment Banking
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Team Leader
2 2 (66.67%) Network Team Leader
3 1 (33.33%) Network Manager
3 1 (33.33%) Network Operations Team Leader
3 1 (33.33%) Operations Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
1 1 (33.33%) Video Conferencing
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Kalman Filter
1 2 (66.67%) Security Operations
1 2 (66.67%) Web Filtering
2 1 (33.33%) Customer Engagement
2 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Line Management
2 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
2 1 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (33.33%) People Management
2 1 (33.33%) Problem Management
2 1 (33.33%) Resource Management
2 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) Service Management
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) WAN Optimisation
2 1 (33.33%) Wealth Management
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) CCNP
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (33.33%) Nagios
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
1 2 (66.67%) ForeScout
1 2 (66.67%) Palo Alto
1 2 (66.67%) Riverbed
2 1 (33.33%) SolarWinds