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 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 33 40 39
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -1
Permanent jobs citing SC Cleared 339 299 293
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 6.19% 5.49% 5.58%
As % of the Qualifications category 15.33% 16.56% 16.07%
Number of salaries quoted 200 187 55
Average salary £52,500 £47,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £22,620
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £62,000 £63,000
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
2211 1806 1823
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 40.35% 33.17% 34.72%
Number of salaries quoted 1515 1260 1335
Average salary £48,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.77% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,500 £60,000 £62,500
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 4 March 2015.

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 4 March 2015. 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 +2 196 £52,500 +10.52% 30
Bracknell +4 79 £45,000 - 1
Maidenhead -6 18 £60,000 +71.42% 3
Windsor - 10 £75,000 -
Newbury +1 2 £41,000 -25.45%
Slough -1 2 £29,000 -38.29% 1
SC Cleared
South East

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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.

1 780 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 370 (47.44%) Windows
3 255 (32.69%) DV Cleared
4 223 (28.59%) Active Directory
5 219 (28.08%) Finance
6 214 (27.44%) Microsoft
7 206 (26.41%) Windows Server 2003
8 185 (23.72%) Telecoms
9 179 (22.95%) ITIL
10 160 (20.51%) SQL
11 130 (16.67%) MS Excel
11 130 (16.67%) Fujitsu
12 127 (16.28%) Retail
12 127 (16.28%) HP
13 124 (15.90%) VMware
14 107 (13.72%) Incident Management
14 107 (13.72%) VMware Infrastructure
15 101 (12.95%) Windows Server 2008
16 94 (12.05%) PowerShell
17 90 (11.54%) DNS
18 86 (11.03%) Windows XP
19 82 (10.51%) Citrix
20 81 (10.38%) Windows 7
21 78 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
22 77 (9.87%) Cisco
22 77 (9.87%) SharePoint
23 74 (9.49%) Linux
24 73 (9.36%) Mentoring
25 70 (8.97%) MS Exchange
26 67 (8.59%) Oracle

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 77 (9.87%) SharePoint
2 70 (8.97%) MS Exchange
3 48 (6.15%) IIS
4 44 (5.64%) Apache
5 43 (5.51%) SharePoint 2010
6 40 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2003
7 29 (3.72%) SharePoint Server
8 22 (2.82%) Exchange Server 2010
9 21 (2.69%) Exchange Server 5.5
10 19 (2.44%) WebLogic
11 15 (1.92%) WebSphere
11 15 (1.92%) MS Project Server
12 14 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2007
13 10 (1.28%) Lync
13 10 (1.28%) JBoss
13 10 (1.28%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 10 (1.28%) BizTalk Server
14 8 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2013
14 8 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2000
14 8 (1.03%) Tomcat
Applications
1 130 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 58 (7.44%) MS Office
3 18 (2.31%) MS Project
4 8 (1.03%) MS Visio
5 7 (0.90%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 17 (2.18%) Oracle EBS
2 13 (1.67%) Oracle EBS R12
3 11 (1.41%) Oracle ERP
4 8 (1.03%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 7 (0.90%) Oracle Applications
6 2 (0.26%) Hyperion Planning
6 2 (0.26%) SAP GRC
7 1 (0.13%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 90 (11.54%) DNS
2 60 (7.69%) Firewall
3 55 (7.05%) DHCP
4 51 (6.54%) SAN
5 40 (5.13%) TCP/IP
6 39 (5.00%) LAN
7 31 (3.97%) WAN
8 26 (3.33%) Fibre Channel
9 25 (3.21%) Network Security
10 23 (2.95%) Wireless
10 23 (2.95%) NAS
11 19 (2.44%) Internet
12 15 (1.92%) MPLS
12 15 (1.92%) Wireshark
13 13 (1.67%) Ethernet
13 13 (1.67%) ATM
14 12 (1.54%) iSCSI
14 12 (1.54%) HSRP
14 12 (1.54%) GLBP
14 12 (1.54%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (6.28%) EDRMS
2 45 (5.77%) SQL Server
3 40 (5.13%) IDOL
4 10 (1.28%) Big Data
5 7 (0.90%) NoSQL
6 6 (0.77%) Essbase
7 5 (0.64%) SQL Server 2005
8 4 (0.51%) Oracle Exadata
8 4 (0.51%) Oracle BI EE
8 4 (0.51%) Oracle Database
8 4 (0.51%) Oracle Database 11g
8 4 (0.51%) Oracle Discoverer
8 4 (0.51%) Oracle Database 10g
9 2 (0.26%) Oracle ODI
9 2 (0.26%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (0.26%) Data Mining
9 2 (0.26%) BusinessObjects
10 1 (0.13%) OLAP
10 1 (0.13%) DTS
10 1 (0.13%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 27 (3.46%) TestDirector
2 21 (2.69%) Subversion
3 20 (2.56%) LoadRunner
4 18 (2.31%) Jenkins
5 16 (2.05%) Maven
6 14 (1.79%) QuickTest Pro
7 13 (1.67%) Oracle Forms
8 9 (1.15%) WinRunner
9 7 (0.90%) MSI
10 5 (0.64%) JIRA
11 4 (0.51%) StarTeam
12 3 (0.38%) JUnit
12 3 (0.38%) Selenium
12 3 (0.38%) Trac
12 3 (0.38%) Git (software)
12 3 (0.38%) Team Foundation Server
13 2 (0.26%) Talend Open Studio
13 2 (0.26%) Ant
13 2 (0.26%) Bugzilla
14 1 (0.13%) ClearQuest
General
1 219 (28.08%) Finance
2 185 (23.72%) Telecoms
3 127 (16.28%) Retail
4 19 (2.44%) Banking
5 16 (2.05%) Marketing
6 12 (1.54%) Back Office
7 10 (1.28%) Legal
8 5 (0.64%) Advertising
9 4 (0.51%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.26%) Polish Language
10 2 (0.26%) Electronics
10 2 (0.26%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.13%) Military
11 1 (0.13%) Arabic Language
11 1 (0.13%) French Language
11 1 (0.13%) German Language
Job Titles
1 153 (19.62%) Support Engineer
2 137 (17.56%) Consultant
3 79 (10.13%) Architect
4 54 (6.92%) Security Consultant
5 51 (6.54%) Analyst
6 44 (5.64%) 2nd Line Support
7 43 (5.51%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 42 (5.38%) 3rd Line Support
9 38 (4.87%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 35 (4.49%) Project Manager
11 30 (3.85%) Problem Manager
12 27 (3.46%) Test Analyst
13 25 (3.21%) Developer
14 23 (2.95%) Security Architect
15 22 (2.82%) SAN Storage Engineer
15 22 (2.82%) Storage Engineer
15 22 (2.82%) SAN Engineer
16 21 (2.69%) Test Consultant
16 21 (2.69%) Escalation Manager
17 20 (2.56%) EMC Storage Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (2.95%) XML
2 22 (2.82%) HTML
3 18 (2.31%) J2EE
4 16 (2.05%) Regular Expression
4 16 (2.05%) JSP
5 11 (1.41%) .NET
5 11 (1.41%) Ajax
6 10 (1.28%) WCF
7 8 (1.03%) CSS
7 8 (1.03%) Web Services
8 7 (0.90%) SOAP
9 6 (0.77%) jQuery
10 5 (0.64%) JSON
10 5 (0.64%) Application Packaging
10 5 (0.64%) AngularJS
11 4 (0.51%) ASP.NET
12 3 (0.38%) CGI
12 3 (0.38%) ODBC
12 3 (0.38%) Spring
12 3 (0.38%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 78 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 61 (7.82%) Statistics
3 38 (4.87%) Clustering
4 30 (3.85%) Replication
5 21 (2.69%) PKI
6 19 (2.44%) Management Information System
6 19 (2.44%) RMADS
7 16 (2.05%) Data Protection Act
7 16 (2.05%) Computer Science
8 12 (1.54%) Enterprise Storage
9 11 (1.41%) Blackberry
10 10 (1.28%) Social Media
10 10 (1.28%) CESG
10 10 (1.28%) CESG CLAS
11 7 (0.90%) Blog
11 7 (0.90%) Life Science
12 6 (0.77%) Enterprise Software
13 4 (0.51%) Mathematics
14 3 (0.38%) GIS
14 3 (0.38%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 370 (47.44%) Windows
2 206 (26.41%) Windows Server 2003
3 101 (12.95%) Windows Server 2008
4 86 (11.03%) Windows XP
5 81 (10.38%) Windows 7
6 74 (9.49%) Linux
7 39 (5.00%) UNIX
8 28 (3.59%) Windows 2000 Server
9 26 (3.33%) Windows 2000
10 17 (2.18%) Windows Server 2012
10 17 (2.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 11 (1.41%) CentOS
12 9 (1.15%) AIX
13 5 (0.64%) Solaris
13 5 (0.64%) Android
14 3 (0.38%) Apple iOS
15 2 (0.26%) Windows 8
16 1 (0.13%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 179 (22.95%) ITIL
2 107 (13.72%) Incident Management
3 73 (9.36%) Mentoring
4 66 (8.46%) Root Cause Analysis
5 65 (8.33%) Cyber Security
6 61 (7.82%) Information Security
7 58 (7.44%) Disaster Recovery
8 56 (7.18%) Software Distribution
9 53 (6.79%) Performance Monitoring
10 51 (6.54%) Problem Management
11 45 (5.77%) Security Architecture
12 44 (5.64%) Coaching
13 37 (4.74%) PRINCE2
13 37 (4.74%) Service Management
13 37 (4.74%) Project Management
14 36 (4.62%) Migration
14 36 (4.62%) Network Design
15 35 (4.49%) Stakeholder Management
15 35 (4.49%) SIEM
16 34 (4.36%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 160 (20.51%) SQL
2 94 (12.05%) PowerShell
3 31 (3.97%) Java
4 27 (3.46%) VBScript
5 22 (2.82%) VB
5 22 (2.82%) C#
6 16 (2.05%) C
6 16 (2.05%) PHP
7 15 (1.92%) JavaScript
8 7 (0.90%) Pascal
8 7 (0.90%) VBA
8 7 (0.90%) Delphi
9 5 (0.64%) Python
10 4 (0.51%) C++
10 4 (0.51%) PL/SQL
11 3 (0.38%) VB.NET
12 2 (0.26%) Bash Shell
12 2 (0.26%) Perl
12 2 (0.26%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.13%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 780 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 255 (32.69%) DV Cleared
3 61 (7.82%) CISSP
4 40 (5.13%) Cisco Certification
5 36 (4.62%) ISEB
6 34 (4.36%) Microsoft Certification
7 33 (4.23%) MCSE
8 29 (3.72%) Degree
8 29 (3.72%) MCP
9 25 (3.21%) ISTQB
10 24 (3.08%) CISM
11 20 (2.56%) CCNP
12 19 (2.44%) CCNA
13 18 (2.31%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 18 (2.31%) CCA
13 18 (2.31%) Citrix Certification
14 13 (1.67%) JNCIS
15 11 (1.41%) BC Cleared
16 9 (1.15%) CISA
16 9 (1.15%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 63 (8.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 56 (7.18%) SLA
3 23 (2.95%) PCI DSS
4 14 (1.79%) QA
5 6 (0.77%) GPG13
6 4 (0.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.26%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.13%) JSP 440
System Software
1 223 (28.59%) Active Directory
2 107 (13.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 43 (5.51%) ISA Server
4 41 (5.26%) Hyper-V
5 27 (3.46%) XenApp
6 23 (2.95%) Microsoft App-V
7 22 (2.82%) vSphere
8 20 (2.56%) Terminal Services
9 18 (2.31%) XenDesktop
10 13 (1.67%) VMware ESX
11 12 (1.54%) XenServer
12 9 (1.15%) NFS
12 9 (1.15%) Samba
13 7 (0.90%) VMware ESXi
14 4 (0.51%) KVM
14 4 (0.51%) Oracle RMAN
15 3 (0.38%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 1 (0.13%) Xen
16 1 (0.13%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 65 (8.33%) SCCM
2 57 (7.31%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 54 (6.92%) NetBackup
4 52 (6.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 49 (6.28%) HP Quality Center
6 48 (6.15%) SCOM
7 41 (5.26%) EMC NetWorker
8 13 (1.67%) WSUS
9 12 (1.54%) EdgeSight
10 10 (1.28%) Netcool
11 9 (1.15%) nmon
12 6 (0.77%) McAfee ePO
13 4 (0.51%) HP SIM
13 4 (0.51%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
13 4 (0.51%) Legato
13 4 (0.51%) Tivoli Storage Manager
14 3 (0.38%) Norton AntiVirus
14 3 (0.38%) ARCserve
14 3 (0.38%) Cisco CUCM
15 2 (0.26%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 214 (27.44%) Microsoft
2 130 (16.67%) Fujitsu
3 127 (16.28%) HP
4 124 (15.90%) VMware
5 82 (10.51%) Citrix
6 77 (9.87%) Cisco
7 67 (8.59%) Oracle
8 56 (7.18%) Veritas
9 52 (6.67%) EMC
10 49 (6.28%) McAfee
11 47 (6.03%) Meridio
12 46 (5.90%) Juniper
13 37 (4.74%) IBM
14 33 (4.23%) Sophos
15 24 (3.08%) Sun
16 22 (2.82%) StorageTek
17 21 (2.69%) F5
18 17 (2.18%) CA
18 17 (2.18%) AppSense
19 16 (2.05%) Brocade
Berkshire
Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £18500 - £23000 per annum + £1,200 DV Clearance allowance
Posted: 23 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £41000 - £42000 per annum + £1,200 DV Clearance allowance
Posted: 23 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £34000 - £35000 per annum + £1,200 DV allowance
Posted: 23 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £17000 - £18300 per annum + £1,200 DV allowance
Posted: 23 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 per annum + £1,200 DV Clearance allowance
Posted: 23 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Salary to be discussed on application
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Competitive Salary and package
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
CISCO SYSTEMS LTD
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £0000 - £9999 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £0000 - £9999 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £0000 - £9999 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £0000 - £9999 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £0000 - £9999 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: benefits package
Posted: 6 days ago
Berkshire
Sanderson
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + pension & health care
Posted: 13 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
CGI
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
CGI
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Symantec
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 21 days ago