Period
to 26 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South 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 6 months to 26 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Communications Security (COMSEC)
England > South West
6 months to
26 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 339 345 351
Rank change year-on-year +6 +6 -17
Permanent jobs citing Communications Security 1 4 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.010% 0.036% 0.025%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.011% 0.041% 0.028%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 3
South West median annual salary £51,500 £50,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.00% +33.33% -
10th Percentile £48,250 £50,000 £36,250
90th Percentile £54,750 £50,000 £38,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £51,000 £56,250
% change year-on-year +7.84% -9.33% +36.36%

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 West with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
South West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 9466 9837 10535
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 90.46% 88.19% 87.46%
Number of salaries quoted 7848 8164 8735
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.90%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,000 £24,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £65,000 £62,500
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 West

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

Job vacancy trend for Communications Security in the South West

Communications Security
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Salary trend for Communications Security in the South West

Communications Security
Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 6 months to 26 July 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
Bristol -17 1 £51,500 -
Communications Security
England

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 West region with a requirement for Communications Security.

1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
1 1 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (100.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre

Communications Security
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 1 (100.00%) Network Security
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security Specialist
1 1 (100.00%) Network Specialist
1 1 (100.00%) Security Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (100.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco