The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies 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 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Communications Security (COMSEC)
UK
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 867 902 977
Rank change year-on-year +35 +75  
Permanent jobs citing Communications Security 3 11 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.003% 0.011% 0.010%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.004% 0.013% 0.011%
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 5
Median salary £44,500 £56,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.53% -6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £38,900 £47,100 £55,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,100 £77,500 £74,000
UK excluding London median salary £44,500 £52,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year -14.42% -9.56%  

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 with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 79960 87478 97573
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 89.72% 88.95% 88.00%
Number of salaries quoted 64514 73057 79746
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Communications Security
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 UK

Communications Security
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Communications Security in the UK

Communications Security
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Communications Security over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Communications Security in the UK

Communications Security
Top 8 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Communications Security within the UK over the 3 months to 23 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +45 3 £44,500 -20.53% 6
West Midlands - 2 £37,500 -
South West +9 1 £51,500 -
Bristol -23 1 £51,500 -
Worcestershire - 1 - -
Staffordshire - 1 £37,500 -
Stafford - 1 £37,500 -
Malvern - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 with a requirement for Communications Security.

1 2 (40.00%) Finance
1 2 (40.00%) Project Management
1 2 (40.00%) Network Security
1 2 (40.00%) Unified Communications
1 2 (40.00%) High Availability
2 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (20.00%) Line Management
2 1 (20.00%) People Management
2 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (20.00%) Fintech
2 1 (20.00%) CESG Certified Professional
2 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
2 1 (20.00%) Matrix Organization
2 1 (20.00%) Computer Security
2 1 (20.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (20.00%) Network Architecture
2 1 (20.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) .NET
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) CISSP
2 1 (20.00%) Service Management
2 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (20.00%) Information Security
2 1 (20.00%) Programme Management
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Retail
2 1 (20.00%) Data Management

Communications Security
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 (40.00%) Network Security
1 2 (40.00%) Unified Communications
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Retail
2 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Operations Manager
2 1 (20.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (20.00%) .NET Programmer
2 1 (20.00%) .NET Software Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 1 (20.00%) C# Developer
2 1 (20.00%) C# Software Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Developer/Software Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) IT Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Network Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Network Security Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Network Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Programmer
2 1 (20.00%) Security Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Security Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Server Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Software Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (20.00%) Fintech
1 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) High Availability
1 2 (40.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Business Development
2 1 (20.00%) Computer Security
2 1 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (20.00%) Data Management
2 1 (20.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (20.00%) Information Security
2 1 (20.00%) Line Management
2 1 (20.00%) Matrix Management
2 1 (20.00%) Matrix Organization
2 1 (20.00%) Network Architecture
2 1 (20.00%) People Management
2 1 (20.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (20.00%) Programme Management
2 1 (20.00%) Service Management
2 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
2 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) CESG Certified Professional
1 1 (20.00%) CISSP
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (20.00%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
London
Thales
Posted: Yesterday
Woking, Surrey
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £400 - £600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Thales
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Thales
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Thales
Salary: Highly Competitive
Posted: 24 days ago
London
Thales
Posted: 23 days ago