The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Communications Security (COMSEC)
England / South East
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 453 457
Permanent jobs citing Communications Security 0 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East - 0.005% 0.019%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.006% 0.022%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 4
Median salary - £80,000 £80,000
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 the South East with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
South East
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 12908 17089 17920
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 86.15% 87.13% 85.90%
Number of salaries quoted 10598 14389 14289
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Communications Security
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 the South East

Communications Security
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for Communications Security in the South East