The table below looks at the statistics for Security Cleared in IT jobs advertised for the Belfast region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Security Cleared over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Clearance
Rank 19 22 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Permanent jobs citing Security Cleared 4 12 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 3.96% 9.52% -
As % of the Qualifications category 7.14% 20.34% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 6 0
Average salary - £25,500 -
UK excluding London average salary £46,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+8.23% +6.25%
Security Cleared
County Antrim

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Belfast region.

Qualifications Category
Belfast
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
56 59 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 55.45% 46.83% 16.72%
Number of salaries quoted 14 48 39
Average salary £30,500 £27,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.90% -54.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £23,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £60,000 £41,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Security Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Security Cleared across the Belfast region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

Security Cleared Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

Security Cleared
Salary Trend in Belfast

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Security Cleared across the Belfast region.

Security Cleared Salary Trend in Belfast

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Belfast region citing Security Cleared also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Security Cleared.

1 12 (100.00%) SC Cleared
2 10 (83.33%) Windows
3 8 (66.67%) Firewall
4 6 (50.00%) Clustering
4 6 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 6 (50.00%) VMware ESX
4 6 (50.00%) NetBackup
4 6 (50.00%) Veritas
4 6 (50.00%) DHCP
4 6 (50.00%) DNS
4 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 6 (50.00%) Sophos
4 6 (50.00%) VMware
4 6 (50.00%) ITIL
4 6 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (33.33%) Windows 7
6 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (25.00%) SAN
6 3 (25.00%) Symantec
6 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (25.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 3 (25.00%) ITIL V3
6 3 (25.00%) Citrix
6 3 (25.00%) CommVault
6 3 (25.00%) Backup Exec
6 3 (25.00%) WSUS
6 3 (25.00%) vSphere
6 3 (25.00%) Norton AntiVirus
6 3 (25.00%) NAS

Security Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Belfast region citing Security Cleared also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Security Cleared. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (25.00%) IIS
1 3 (25.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 3 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 3 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 8 (66.67%) Firewall
2 6 (50.00%) DHCP
2 6 (50.00%) DNS
3 3 (25.00%) SAN
3 3 (25.00%) NAS
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Support Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Desktop Support
2 4 (33.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Desktop Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Windows Support Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) Support Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Network Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Network Support
4 2 (16.67%) Network Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (50.00%) Clustering
2 3 (25.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 10 (83.33%) Windows
2 4 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) ITIL
1 6 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (25.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 3 (25.00%) ITIL V3
3 2 (16.67%) Network Monitoring
Qualifications
1 12 (100.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (16.67%) CCNA
2 2 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 6 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 6 (50.00%) VMware ESX
2 3 (25.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (50.00%) NetBackup
2 3 (25.00%) Backup Exec
2 3 (25.00%) WSUS
2 3 (25.00%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (50.00%) Veritas
1 6 (50.00%) Sophos
1 6 (50.00%) VMware
2 3 (25.00%) Symantec
2 3 (25.00%) Citrix
2 3 (25.00%) CommVault
3 2 (16.67%) Cisco
3 2 (16.67%) Juniper