The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Communications Security (COMSEC)
England / North West
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 254
Permanent jobs citing Communications Security 0 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West - - 0.032%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 0.035%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Median salary - - -
UK excluding London median salary £44,500 £48,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year -8.24% -15.65%  

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 the North West with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 6156 4952 5674
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 89.91% 88.30% 89.78%
Number of salaries quoted 19927 16677 18480
Median salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.52% +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,250 £26,250
10% offered a salary of more than £66,250 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Communications Security
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Communications Security as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Communications Security in the North West

Communications Security
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for Communications Security in the North West