The table below looks at the statistics for SC Cleared in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SC 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 Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 32 42 47
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +5
Permanent jobs citing SC Cleared 443 326 263
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 7.62% 5.53% 4.83%
As % of the Qualifications category 20.20% 15.55% 13.63%
Number of salaries quoted 268 161 130
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,350 £32,500 £22,050
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £75,000 £67,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
SC Cleared
South East

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

Qualifications Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
2193 2096 1929
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 37.73% 35.54% 35.43%
Number of salaries quoted 1320 1432 1563
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

SC Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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

SC Cleared Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

SC Cleared
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

SC Cleared Salary Trend in Berkshire

SC Cleared
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SC Cleared across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

SC Cleared Salary Histogram in Berkshire

SC Cleared
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SC Cleared within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +10 217 £44,750 -5.78% 16
Bracknell +2 129 £42,500 +26.86% 7
Maidenhead +2 19 £57,500 +4.54% 4
Wokingham +3 2 £22,500 +7.14%
Slough -13 2 £43,750 -6.91% 1
Windsor - 2 £75,000 -
SC Cleared
South East

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing SC 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 SC Cleared.

1 939 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 436 (46.43%) Windows
3 301 (32.06%) DV Cleared
4 262 (27.90%) Finance
4 262 (27.90%) Windows Server 2003
5 259 (27.58%) Microsoft
6 236 (25.13%) Active Directory
7 227 (24.17%) SQL
8 226 (24.07%) Telecoms
9 193 (20.55%) Retail
10 168 (17.89%) Fujitsu
11 164 (17.47%) ITIL
12 153 (16.29%) VMware
13 135 (14.38%) VMware Infrastructure
14 132 (14.06%) MS Excel
14 132 (14.06%) Incident Management
15 127 (13.53%) Oracle
16 123 (13.10%) Windows Server 2008
17 118 (12.57%) HP
18 117 (12.46%) Mentoring
19 112 (11.93%) PowerShell
20 106 (11.29%) DNS
20 106 (11.29%) Citrix
21 97 (10.33%) Windows XP
22 93 (9.90%) SharePoint
23 84 (8.95%) Software Distribution
24 82 (8.73%) MS Exchange
25 80 (8.52%) Windows 7
25 80 (8.52%) Cisco
26 76 (8.09%) HP Quality Center

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing SC 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 SC Cleared. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 93 (9.90%) SharePoint
2 82 (8.73%) MS Exchange
3 67 (7.14%) IIS
4 62 (6.60%) Apache
5 58 (6.18%) SharePoint 2010
6 57 (6.07%) Exchange Server 2003
7 35 (3.73%) SharePoint Server
8 31 (3.30%) Exchange Server 5.5
9 30 (3.19%) BizTalk Server
10 25 (2.66%) WebLogic
11 21 (2.24%) WebSphere
11 21 (2.24%) MS Project Server
12 20 (2.13%) Oracle Workflow
13 19 (2.02%) Exchange Server 2010
14 17 (1.81%) JBoss
15 14 (1.49%) Tomcat
16 11 (1.17%) Exchange Server 2000
16 11 (1.17%) Exchange Server 2007
17 10 (1.06%) Live Communications Server
17 10 (1.06%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 132 (14.06%) MS Excel
2 49 (5.22%) MS Office
3 22 (2.34%) MS Project
4 11 (1.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 58 (6.18%) Oracle EBS
2 46 (4.90%) Oracle ERP
3 36 (3.83%) Oracle EBS R12
4 12 (1.28%) Oracle iRecruitment
5 8 (0.85%) Oracle Applications
6 2 (0.21%) Hyperion Planning
Cloud Services
1 12 (1.28%) Taleo
2 3 (0.32%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 106 (11.29%) DNS
2 64 (6.82%) DHCP
3 62 (6.60%) Firewall
4 41 (4.37%) SAN
4 41 (4.37%) LAN
5 32 (3.41%) TCP/IP
6 31 (3.30%) WAN
7 30 (3.19%) Network Security
8 26 (2.77%) Wireless
9 23 (2.45%) Internet
10 20 (2.13%) NAS
11 17 (1.81%) Fibre Channel
12 16 (1.70%) Ethernet
12 16 (1.70%) ATM
13 14 (1.49%) MPLS
14 12 (1.28%) DSL
14 12 (1.28%) VRRP
14 12 (1.28%) ISDN
14 12 (1.28%) HSRP
14 12 (1.28%) GLBP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (7.24%) EDRMS
2 54 (5.75%) IDOL
3 51 (5.43%) SQL Server
4 16 (1.70%) Oracle Discoverer
5 12 (1.28%) Oracle Database 11g
5 12 (1.28%) Oracle Database
6 10 (1.06%) Oracle BI EE
7 8 (0.85%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 8 (0.85%) Relational Database
7 8 (0.85%) RDBMS
7 8 (0.85%) Oracle Reports
7 8 (0.85%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (0.64%) Essbase
8 6 (0.64%) Big Data
9 5 (0.53%) Data Mining
10 4 (0.43%) MS Access
10 4 (0.43%) Oracle Database 10g
10 4 (0.43%) NoSQL
10 4 (0.43%) Oracle Exadata
11 3 (0.32%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 49 (5.22%) TestDirector
2 27 (2.88%) Subversion
3 23 (2.45%) LoadRunner
3 23 (2.45%) Jenkins
4 22 (2.34%) Oracle Forms
5 20 (2.13%) QuickTest Pro
6 19 (2.02%) Maven
7 13 (1.38%) WinRunner
8 8 (0.85%) Talend Open Studio
9 7 (0.75%) JIRA
10 5 (0.53%) Selenium
10 5 (0.53%) JUnit
10 5 (0.53%) Trac
11 4 (0.43%) Team Foundation Server
11 4 (0.43%) StarTeam
12 3 (0.32%) Git (software)
13 2 (0.21%) MSI
13 2 (0.21%) Bugzilla
13 2 (0.21%) Ant
14 1 (0.11%) Visual Studio
General
1 262 (27.90%) Finance
2 226 (24.07%) Telecoms
3 193 (20.55%) Retail
4 31 (3.30%) Back Office
5 18 (1.92%) Legal
5 18 (1.92%) Banking
6 12 (1.28%) German Language
7 8 (0.85%) Marketing
8 5 (0.53%) Law
9 4 (0.43%) Publishing
10 3 (0.32%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.21%) Advertising
11 2 (0.21%) Electronics
11 2 (0.21%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.21%) Games
11 2 (0.21%) Polish Language
12 1 (0.11%) Military
12 1 (0.11%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 173 (18.42%) Support Engineer
2 168 (17.89%) Consultant
3 115 (12.25%) Architect
4 79 (8.41%) Analyst
5 56 (5.96%) 2nd Line Support
6 55 (5.86%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 53 (5.64%) Security Consultant
8 47 (5.01%) Test Analyst
9 45 (4.79%) 3rd Line Support
10 43 (4.58%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 37 (3.94%) Senior Architect
12 36 (3.83%) Senior Analyst
13 35 (3.73%) Developer
13 35 (3.73%) Project Manager
14 34 (3.62%) Oracle Consultant
15 30 (3.19%) Test Consultant
16 29 (3.09%) Escalation Manager
17 28 (2.98%) Oracle Functional Consultant
17 28 (2.98%) Functional Consultant
18 27 (2.88%) Problem Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (4.47%) XML
2 26 (2.77%) HTML
3 21 (2.24%) .NET
4 18 (1.92%) J2EE
5 17 (1.81%) JSP
6 14 (1.49%) Ajax
7 13 (1.38%) Regular Expression
8 11 (1.17%) WCF
8 11 (1.17%) jQuery
8 11 (1.17%) CSS
9 10 (1.06%) ASP.NET
10 8 (0.85%) Middleware
10 8 (0.85%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 7 (0.75%) Hibernate
11 7 (0.75%) COM
11 7 (0.75%) SOAP
11 7 (0.75%) Web Services
12 6 (0.64%) WebCenter
13 5 (0.53%) Spring
14 4 (0.43%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 75 (7.99%) Statistics
1 75 (7.99%) Analytical Skills
2 38 (4.05%) Clustering
2 38 (4.05%) PKI
3 24 (2.56%) Replication
4 21 (2.24%) Management Information System
5 20 (2.13%) RMADS
6 11 (1.17%) Blackberry
7 10 (1.06%) CESG
7 10 (1.06%) CESG CLAS
7 10 (1.06%) Computer Science
8 8 (0.85%) Taxonomies
8 8 (0.85%) Data Integration
8 8 (0.85%) Enterprise Storage
9 6 (0.64%) Enterprise Software
9 6 (0.64%) Social Media
10 5 (0.53%) Fat Client
10 5 (0.53%) Smartphone
10 5 (0.53%) Thin Client
11 4 (0.43%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 436 (46.43%) Windows
2 262 (27.90%) Windows Server 2003
3 123 (13.10%) Windows Server 2008
4 97 (10.33%) Windows XP
5 80 (8.52%) Windows 7
6 65 (6.92%) Linux
7 46 (4.90%) UNIX
8 34 (3.62%) Windows 2000
9 30 (3.19%) Windows 2000 Server
10 15 (1.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 15 (1.60%) Windows Server 2012
11 14 (1.49%) AIX
12 13 (1.38%) CentOS
13 9 (0.96%) Solaris
14 7 (0.75%) Android
15 3 (0.32%) HPUX
16 2 (0.21%) Debian
16 2 (0.21%) Ubuntu
16 2 (0.21%) Apple iOS
16 2 (0.21%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 164 (17.47%) ITIL
2 132 (14.06%) Incident Management
3 117 (12.46%) Mentoring
4 84 (8.95%) Software Distribution
5 65 (6.92%) Root Cause Analysis
6 62 (6.60%) Disaster Recovery
6 62 (6.60%) Migration
7 59 (6.28%) Problem Management
8 55 (5.86%) Project Management
9 53 (5.64%) Coaching
10 52 (5.54%) Security Architecture
11 50 (5.32%) ERP
12 49 (5.22%) Stakeholder Management
13 47 (5.01%) Software Deployment
14 46 (4.90%) Release Management
14 46 (4.90%) Network Design
15 45 (4.79%) Agile Software Development
16 42 (4.47%) Information Security
16 42 (4.47%) Performance Monitoring
16 42 (4.47%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 227 (24.17%) SQL
2 112 (11.93%) PowerShell
3 35 (3.73%) Java
4 31 (3.30%) VBScript
5 27 (2.88%) VB
5 27 (2.88%) C#
6 24 (2.56%) PL/SQL
7 23 (2.45%) JavaScript
8 22 (2.34%) PHP
9 19 (2.02%) XPath
10 13 (1.38%) C
11 11 (1.17%) Shell Script
12 7 (0.75%) Pascal
12 7 (0.75%) VBA
12 7 (0.75%) Delphi
13 6 (0.64%) VB.NET
14 3 (0.32%) C++
14 3 (0.32%) Perl
14 3 (0.32%) Bash Shell
15 1 (0.11%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 939 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 301 (32.06%) DV Cleared
3 56 (5.96%) ISEB
4 42 (4.47%) CISSP
5 35 (3.73%) Cisco Certification
6 34 (3.62%) ISTQB
7 31 (3.30%) Degree
8 24 (2.56%) MCP
9 21 (2.24%) CCNP
9 21 (2.24%) Microsoft Certification
10 20 (2.13%) MCSE
10 20 (2.13%) CISM
11 18 (1.92%) BC Cleared
11 18 (1.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 13 (1.38%) CCA
12 13 (1.38%) Citrix Certification
12 13 (1.38%) JNCIS
13 12 (1.28%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 11 (1.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 10 (1.06%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (5.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 46 (4.90%) SLA
3 18 (1.92%) QA
4 9 (0.96%) PCI DSS
5 8 (0.85%) Data Quality
6 4 (0.43%) GPG13
7 2 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.11%) JSP 440
System Software
1 236 (25.13%) Active Directory
2 135 (14.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 55 (5.86%) ISA Server
4 48 (5.11%) Hyper-V
5 30 (3.19%) XenApp
6 20 (2.13%) Terminal Services
7 19 (2.02%) vSphere
8 18 (1.92%) XenDesktop
9 17 (1.81%) VMware ESX
10 13 (1.38%) Microsoft App-V
11 11 (1.17%) Samba
11 11 (1.17%) NFS
12 7 (0.75%) XenServer
12 7 (0.75%) VMware ESXi
13 4 (0.43%) Forefront TMG
13 4 (0.43%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 4 (0.43%) Oracle RMAN
14 2 (0.21%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 2 (0.21%) Snort
14 2 (0.21%) KVM
Systems Management
1 76 (8.09%) HP Quality Center
2 71 (7.56%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 67 (7.14%) NetBackup
4 65 (6.92%) SCCM
5 63 (6.71%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 46 (4.90%) SCOM
7 30 (3.19%) EMC NetWorker
8 13 (1.38%) Netcool
9 12 (1.28%) EdgeSight
10 11 (1.17%) nmon
11 9 (0.96%) WSUS
11 9 (0.96%) McAfee ePO
12 8 (0.85%) Oracle EDQ
13 5 (0.53%) Backup Exec
14 4 (0.43%) Veritas Storage Foundation
14 4 (0.43%) ARCserve
14 4 (0.43%) Norton AntiVirus
14 4 (0.43%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
14 4 (0.43%) Unicenter
15 3 (0.32%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 259 (27.58%) Microsoft
2 168 (17.89%) Fujitsu
3 153 (16.29%) VMware
4 127 (13.53%) Oracle
5 118 (12.57%) HP
6 106 (11.29%) Citrix
7 80 (8.52%) Cisco
8 72 (7.67%) Veritas
9 71 (7.56%) McAfee
10 64 (6.82%) Meridio
11 59 (6.28%) Juniper
12 57 (6.07%) EMC
13 37 (3.94%) Sophos
14 33 (3.51%) IBM
15 29 (3.09%) F5
16 19 (2.02%) Sun
17 17 (1.81%) CA
17 17 (1.81%) StorageTek
17 17 (1.81%) AppSense
18 14 (1.49%) CheckPoint
Reading, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Negotiable depending on experience
Posted: Yesterday
Newbury, Berkshire
TribePost.co.uk
Salary: Negotiable + Car allowance, Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading
The People Network
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Superb benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £42000 per annum + £1,200 DV allowance
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £34900 per annum + £1,200 DV Allowance
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £42000 per annum + £1,200 DV Clearance allowance
Posted: 4 days ago
Bracknell
The People Network
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Health
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40000 - 60000 + car + bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35000 - 50000 + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35000 + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40000 + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35000 - 60000
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Negotiable depending on experience
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
CGI
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
CGI
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Yoh Company
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Maidenhead
Fenwick Ryan Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £100000 per annum + Bens + Bonus + Stock
Posted: 10 days ago
Berkshire
DP Connect
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Pension, Health Care, Bonus
Posted: 16 days ago
Slough
The People Network
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Superb benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Berkshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £45 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago