Period
to 25 November 2017

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 6 months to 25 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Communications Security (COMSEC)
England > South East
6 months to
25 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 543 588 649
Rank change year-on-year +45 +61 -11
Permanent jobs citing Communications Security 3 4 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.010% 0.011% 0.023%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.011% 0.013% 0.027%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 10
South East median annual salary £22,500 £46,500 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -51.61% -33.57% -
10th Percentile £21,250 £33,450 £50,000
90th Percentile £23,750 £57,550 £85,875
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 the South East with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 26818 30624 37249
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 87.47% 87.41% 87.01%
Number of salaries quoted 22068 25393 30802
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £68,750 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

Communications Security
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

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

Communications Security
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Communications Security within the South East region over the 6 months to 25 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
Kent - 2 £22,500 -
Surrey +18 1 - -
Communications Security
England

For the 6 months to 25 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 South East region with a requirement for Communications Security.

1 3 (100.00%) Manufacturing
1 3 (100.00%) Incident Management
2 2 (66.67%) BladeLogic
2 2 (66.67%) WSUS
2 2 (66.67%) Problem Management
2 2 (66.67%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (66.67%) Retail
2 2 (66.67%) Amdocs
2 2 (66.67%) BMC
2 2 (66.67%) Firmware
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (66.67%) BMC PATROL
2 2 (66.67%) Remedy
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 2000
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Unified Communications
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (66.67%) Server Patching
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (33.33%) Change Control
3 1 (33.33%) Budget Control
3 1 (33.33%) Aerospace
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) ERP
3 1 (33.33%) SLA
3 1 (33.33%) Service Management
3 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 1 (33.33%) Change Management

Communications Security
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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:

Business Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Unified Communications
General
1 3 (100.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Retail
3 1 (33.33%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Wintel Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Delivery Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Global Services Delivery Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Graduate
2 1 (33.33%) Graduate IT Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) IT Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) IT Graduate
2 1 (33.33%) Service Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Services Delivery Manager
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Windows 2000
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Incident Management
2 2 (66.67%) Problem Management
2 2 (66.67%) Server Patching
3 1 (33.33%) Budget Control
3 1 (33.33%) Change Control
3 1 (33.33%) Change Management
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (33.33%) ERP
3 1 (33.33%) Information Security
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Management
3 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
3 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 1 (33.33%) Service Management
3 1 (33.33%) Time Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) BladeLogic
1 2 (66.67%) BMC PATROL
1 2 (66.67%) WSUS
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Amdocs
1 2 (66.67%) BMC
1 2 (66.67%) Remedy