The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Belfast region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Clearance
Rank 23 27 35
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +8
Permanent jobs citing Security Cleared 15 6 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 9.93% 3.80% 1.12%
As % of the Qualifications category 18.07% 13.95% 3.39%
Number of salaries quoted 14 4 1
Average salary £26,000 £47,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-45.26% +46.15%
UK excluding London average salary £46,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+9.41% -
Qualifications Category
Belfast
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
83 43 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 54.97% 27.22% 32.96%
Number of salaries quoted 44 32 37
Average salary £26,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.75% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £31,500 £15,390
10% offered a salary of more than £36,800 £46,500 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Security Cleared
County Antrim

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 28 July 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 29 (90.63%) Microsoft
2 26 (81.25%) Firewall
3 25 (78.13%) SC Cleared
4 24 (75.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 24 (75.00%) Windows
5 23 (71.88%) ITIL
5 23 (71.88%) DNS
5 23 (71.88%) DHCP
5 23 (71.88%) Active Directory
5 23 (71.88%) Veritas
5 23 (71.88%) NetBackup
5 23 (71.88%) VMware
5 23 (71.88%) VMware ESX
5 23 (71.88%) Sophos
6 19 (59.38%) Symantec
6 19 (59.38%) Backup Exec
6 19 (59.38%) SAN
6 19 (59.38%) Citrix
6 19 (59.38%) SQL Server
6 19 (59.38%) IIS
6 19 (59.38%) NAS
6 19 (59.38%) vSphere
6 19 (59.38%) ITIL V3
6 19 (59.38%) Windows Server 2012
6 19 (59.38%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 18 (56.25%) Clustering
8 14 (43.75%) Norton AntiVirus
8 14 (43.75%) Windows Server 2003
8 14 (43.75%) MS Exchange
8 14 (43.75%) Exchange Server 2003

Security Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 19 (59.38%) IIS
2 14 (43.75%) MS Exchange
2 14 (43.75%) Exchange Server 2003
2 14 (43.75%) Exchange Server 2007
2 14 (43.75%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (18.75%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (18.75%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 26 (81.25%) Firewall
2 23 (71.88%) DNS
2 23 (71.88%) DHCP
3 19 (59.38%) SAN
3 19 (59.38%) NAS
4 1 (3.13%) Intranet
4 1 (3.13%) Internet
4 1 (3.13%) HTTP
4 1 (3.13%) VPN
4 1 (3.13%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (3.13%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (59.38%) SQL Server
2 13 (40.63%) SQL Server 2008
2 13 (40.63%) SQL Server 2000
3 6 (18.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (18.75%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 19 (59.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (18.75%) Developer
3 5 (15.63%) Analyst
4 4 (12.50%) Support Analyst
4 4 (12.50%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 4 (12.50%) .NET Developer
4 4 (12.50%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Network Support
5 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Network Support Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Support Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (6.25%) Network Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Information Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) Security Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) Information Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (18.75%) ASP.NET
1 6 (18.75%) HTML
1 6 (18.75%) .NET
1 6 (18.75%) CSS
1 6 (18.75%) Web Services
1 6 (18.75%) XML
1 6 (18.75%) Silverlight
2 1 (3.13%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 18 (56.25%) Clustering
2 7 (21.88%) NHS
3 6 (18.75%) GIS
3 6 (18.75%) Open Source
4 1 (3.13%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.13%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 24 (75.00%) Windows
2 19 (59.38%) Windows Server 2012
3 14 (43.75%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (28.13%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (3.13%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (75.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 23 (71.88%) ITIL
3 19 (59.38%) ITIL V3
3 19 (59.38%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 8 (25.00%) Capacity Management
4 8 (25.00%) Compatibility Testing
5 6 (18.75%) SOA
5 6 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (18.75%) OO
5 6 (18.75%) Unit Testing
6 4 (12.50%) MVC
7 2 (6.25%) Network Monitoring
8 1 (3.13%) Project Management
8 1 (3.13%) Business Continuity
8 1 (3.13%) Information Security
8 1 (3.13%) Risk Management
8 1 (3.13%) Information Security Management
8 1 (3.13%) Security Management
8 1 (3.13%) PRINCE2
8 1 (3.13%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 6 (18.75%) C#
1 6 (18.75%) SQL
Qualifications
1 25 (78.13%) SC Cleared
2 6 (18.75%) BC Cleared
2 6 (18.75%) CTC Cleared
3 2 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (6.25%) CCNA
4 1 (3.13%) CISA
4 1 (3.13%) CISM
4 1 (3.13%) PMP
4 1 (3.13%) PMI Certification
4 1 (3.13%) CISSP
4 1 (3.13%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (3.13%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 23 (71.88%) Active Directory
1 23 (71.88%) VMware ESX
2 19 (59.38%) vSphere
3 8 (25.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 23 (71.88%) NetBackup
2 19 (59.38%) Backup Exec
3 14 (43.75%) Norton AntiVirus
4 4 (12.50%) WSUS
Vendors
1 29 (90.63%) Microsoft
2 23 (71.88%) Veritas
2 23 (71.88%) VMware
2 23 (71.88%) Sophos
3 19 (59.38%) Symantec
3 19 (59.38%) Citrix
4 6 (18.75%) Oracle
4 6 (18.75%) ESRI
5 4 (12.50%) CommVault
6 2 (6.25%) Cisco
6 2 (6.25%) Juniper