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 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 30 36 42
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +6
Permanent jobs citing SC Cleared 420 339 293
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 7.02% 5.79% 5.39%
As % of the Qualifications category 19.53% 17.10% 15.54%
Number of salaries quoted 212 147 222
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £62,900 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +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
2151 1982 1885
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 35.93% 33.87% 34.68%
Number of salaries quoted 1271 1383 1586
Average salary £46,000 £45,000 £44,875
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% +0.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 20 October 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 20 October 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 +8 231 £50,000 +5.26% 28
Bracknell +2 135 £37,500 -6.25% 3
Slough -1 7 £55,000 -8.33%
Newbury +1 2 £62,500 +16.27%
Wokingham -7 2 £22,500 +7.14%
SC Cleared
South East

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 20 October 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.

1 949 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 400 (42.15%) Windows
3 288 (30.35%) Finance
3 288 (30.35%) DV Cleared
4 264 (27.82%) Microsoft
5 236 (24.87%) Windows Server 2003
6 225 (23.71%) Active Directory
7 221 (23.29%) Retail
8 218 (22.97%) Telecoms
9 217 (22.87%) SQL
10 162 (17.07%) Fujitsu
11 159 (16.75%) ITIL
12 125 (13.17%) Oracle
12 125 (13.17%) VMware
12 125 (13.17%) Windows Server 2008
13 109 (11.49%) VMware Infrastructure
14 107 (11.28%) Windows XP
15 103 (10.85%) HP
16 102 (10.75%) Mentoring
17 101 (10.64%) DNS
17 101 (10.64%) Incident Management
18 94 (9.91%) MS Excel
19 92 (9.69%) Citrix
20 88 (9.27%) MS Exchange
21 84 (8.85%) SharePoint
22 83 (8.75%) Software Distribution
23 81 (8.54%) PowerShell
24 80 (8.43%) ISEB
25 79 (8.32%) HP Quality Center
26 75 (7.90%) PRINCE2

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 88 (9.27%) MS Exchange
2 84 (8.85%) SharePoint
3 65 (6.85%) Exchange Server 2003
4 52 (5.48%) IIS
5 46 (4.85%) SharePoint Server
6 45 (4.74%) Apache
7 43 (4.53%) SharePoint 2010
8 38 (4.00%) Exchange Server 5.5
9 31 (3.27%) BizTalk Server
10 26 (2.74%) Oracle Workflow
11 22 (2.32%) MS Project Server
12 21 (2.21%) Exchange Server 2010
13 16 (1.69%) WebLogic
14 14 (1.48%) WebSphere
15 13 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2007
15 13 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2000
16 12 (1.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
17 11 (1.16%) JBoss
17 11 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2013
18 10 (1.05%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 94 (9.91%) MS Excel
2 32 (3.37%) MS Office
3 25 (2.63%) MS Project
4 16 (1.69%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.11%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 67 (7.06%) Oracle EBS
2 54 (5.69%) Oracle ERP
3 40 (4.21%) Oracle EBS R12
4 16 (1.69%) Oracle iRecruitment
5 10 (1.05%) Oracle Applications
6 2 (0.21%) Hyperion Planning
7 1 (0.11%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 16 (1.69%) Taleo
2 2 (0.21%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.21%) SaaS
3 1 (0.11%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 101 (10.64%) DNS
2 61 (6.43%) DHCP
3 41 (4.32%) Firewall
4 36 (3.79%) SAN
5 21 (2.21%) TCP/IP
5 21 (2.21%) LAN
6 18 (1.90%) WAN
7 17 (1.79%) Kerberos
7 17 (1.79%) Wireless
8 16 (1.69%) Internet
8 16 (1.69%) Network Security
8 16 (1.69%) NAS
9 9 (0.95%) Ethernet
9 9 (0.95%) SMS
9 9 (0.95%) ATM
9 9 (0.95%) Broadband
10 6 (0.63%) HTTP
10 6 (0.63%) SMTP
10 6 (0.63%) LDAP
10 6 (0.63%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (6.22%) EDRMS
2 47 (4.95%) SQL Server
3 40 (4.21%) IDOL
4 17 (1.79%) Oracle Discoverer
5 12 (1.26%) Oracle Database
6 11 (1.16%) Oracle Database 11g
7 10 (1.05%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 10 (1.05%) Relational Database
7 10 (1.05%) RDBMS
7 10 (1.05%) Oracle Reports
8 9 (0.95%) Data Warehouse
8 9 (0.95%) Data Mining
9 7 (0.74%) Oracle BI EE
10 4 (0.42%) DTS
10 4 (0.42%) MS Access
10 4 (0.42%) SQL Server 2005
10 4 (0.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 3 (0.32%) Essbase
11 3 (0.32%) SQL Server 2008
12 2 (0.21%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 57 (6.01%) TestDirector
2 25 (2.63%) Subversion
3 23 (2.42%) QuickTest Pro
4 20 (2.11%) Jenkins
5 18 (1.90%) WinRunner
5 18 (1.90%) Oracle Forms
6 16 (1.69%) Maven
7 13 (1.37%) LoadRunner
8 9 (0.95%) JIRA
9 8 (0.84%) JUnit
9 8 (0.84%) Talend Open Studio
10 7 (0.74%) Selenium
11 6 (0.63%) Team Foundation Server
11 6 (0.63%) Trac
12 3 (0.32%) Git (software)
12 3 (0.32%) SoapUI
12 3 (0.32%) Ant
12 3 (0.32%) Eclipse
13 2 (0.21%) JMeter
13 2 (0.21%) Bugzilla
General
1 288 (30.35%) Finance
2 221 (23.29%) Retail
3 218 (22.97%) Telecoms
4 60 (6.32%) Back Office
5 30 (3.16%) German Language
6 19 (2.00%) Legal
7 10 (1.05%) Banking
8 9 (0.95%) Law
9 6 (0.63%) Publishing
10 3 (0.32%) Marketing
10 3 (0.32%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.32%) Advertising
10 3 (0.32%) Automotive
11 2 (0.21%) Electronics
11 2 (0.21%) Games
11 2 (0.21%) Military
12 1 (0.11%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 167 (17.60%) Support Engineer
2 148 (15.60%) Consultant
3 129 (13.59%) Architect
4 93 (9.80%) Analyst
5 63 (6.64%) Project Manager
6 59 (6.22%) Test Analyst
7 49 (5.16%) 2nd Line Support
8 48 (5.06%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 44 (4.64%) 3rd Line Support
10 41 (4.32%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 41 (4.32%) Senior Architect
11 40 (4.21%) Developer
12 39 (4.11%) Security Consultant
12 39 (4.11%) Senior Analyst
13 38 (4.00%) Oracle Consultant
14 35 (3.69%) Oracle Functional Consultant
14 35 (3.69%) Functional Consultant
15 28 (2.95%) Test Manager
16 27 (2.85%) Solutions Architect
17 26 (2.74%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (3.79%) XML
2 32 (3.37%) .NET
3 28 (2.95%) HTML
4 20 (2.11%) ASP.NET
5 16 (1.69%) jQuery
6 14 (1.48%) Middleware
6 14 (1.48%) CSS
6 14 (1.48%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 11 (1.16%) J2EE
8 9 (0.95%) COM
8 9 (0.95%) JSP
8 9 (0.95%) Spring
8 9 (0.95%) Ajax
8 9 (0.95%) ASP.NET MVC
9 8 (0.84%) Hibernate
9 8 (0.84%) WCF
10 7 (0.74%) HTML5
11 6 (0.63%) WebCenter
11 6 (0.63%) KnockoutJS
12 5 (0.53%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 63 (6.64%) Analytical Skills
2 58 (6.11%) Statistics
3 41 (4.32%) PKI
4 36 (3.79%) Clustering
5 34 (3.58%) RMADS
6 30 (3.16%) Management Information System
7 14 (1.48%) Taxonomies
7 14 (1.48%) CESG
8 12 (1.26%) CESG CLAS
8 12 (1.26%) Blackberry
9 10 (1.05%) Data Integration
10 9 (0.95%) Mathematics
10 9 (0.95%) Smartphone
11 8 (0.84%) Replication
11 8 (0.84%) Computer Science
11 8 (0.84%) Enterprise Software
12 6 (0.63%) Fat Client
12 6 (0.63%) Thin Client
13 5 (0.53%) Smartcard
13 5 (0.53%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 400 (42.15%) Windows
2 236 (24.87%) Windows Server 2003
3 125 (13.17%) Windows Server 2008
4 107 (11.28%) Windows XP
5 63 (6.64%) Windows 7
6 62 (6.53%) Linux
7 42 (4.43%) Windows 2000
7 42 (4.43%) UNIX
8 20 (2.11%) Windows 2000 Server
9 14 (1.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 12 (1.26%) Windows Server 2012
11 10 (1.05%) AIX
12 9 (0.95%) Solaris
12 9 (0.95%) CentOS
12 9 (0.95%) Android
13 5 (0.53%) HPUX
14 2 (0.21%) VxWorks
14 2 (0.21%) LynxOS
14 2 (0.21%) Debian
14 2 (0.21%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 159 (16.75%) ITIL
2 102 (10.75%) Mentoring
3 101 (10.64%) Incident Management
4 83 (8.75%) Software Distribution
5 75 (7.90%) PRINCE2
6 74 (7.80%) Project Management
7 73 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
8 71 (7.48%) Agile Software Development
9 70 (7.38%) Migration
10 65 (6.85%) Stakeholder Management
11 64 (6.74%) Network Design
12 61 (6.43%) ERP
13 50 (5.27%) Test Scripting
14 49 (5.16%) Security Architecture
14 49 (5.16%) Root Cause Analysis
15 48 (5.06%) Problem Management
16 43 (4.53%) Risk Assessment
17 39 (4.11%) Coaching
18 37 (3.90%) Configuration Management
19 35 (3.69%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 217 (22.87%) SQL
2 81 (8.54%) PowerShell
3 39 (4.11%) Java
4 30 (3.16%) C#
5 27 (2.85%) PL/SQL
6 25 (2.63%) VB
7 24 (2.53%) XPath
8 23 (2.42%) VBScript
8 23 (2.42%) JavaScript
9 18 (1.90%) Shell Script
10 16 (1.69%) PHP
11 15 (1.58%) C
12 14 (1.48%) VB.NET
13 7 (0.74%) Perl
13 7 (0.74%) Bash Shell
14 5 (0.53%) T-SQL
15 4 (0.42%) VBA
16 3 (0.32%) Python
16 3 (0.32%) C++
16 3 (0.32%) VB6
Qualifications
1 949 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 288 (30.35%) DV Cleared
3 80 (8.43%) ISEB
4 50 (5.27%) ISTQB
5 41 (4.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 32 (3.37%) MCP
6 32 (3.37%) Degree
7 29 (3.06%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 20 (2.11%) Microsoft Certification
9 19 (2.00%) MCSE
9 19 (2.00%) Cisco Certification
10 14 (1.48%) CISSP
11 13 (1.37%) CCNP
12 11 (1.16%) CISM
13 10 (1.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 10 (1.05%) BC Cleared
13 10 (1.05%) OCP
13 10 (1.05%) Oracle Certification
14 7 (0.74%) ITIL Certification
14 7 (0.74%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (4.11%) SLA
2 36 (3.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 20 (2.11%) QA
4 8 (0.84%) Data Quality
5 4 (0.42%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.21%) DO-178B
7 1 (0.11%) JSP 440
7 1 (0.11%) COBIT
System Software
1 225 (23.71%) Active Directory
2 109 (11.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 49 (5.16%) Hyper-V
4 38 (4.00%) ISA Server
5 26 (2.74%) XenApp
6 19 (2.00%) Terminal Services
7 17 (1.79%) VMware ESX
8 14 (1.48%) XenDesktop
9 12 (1.26%) vSphere
10 11 (1.16%) VMware ESXi
10 11 (1.16%) Microsoft App-V
11 8 (0.84%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 5 (0.53%) XenServer
12 5 (0.53%) Samba
12 5 (0.53%) Forefront TMG
12 5 (0.53%) NFS
13 2 (0.21%) KVM
13 2 (0.21%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 2 (0.21%) Snort
14 1 (0.11%) Squid
Systems Management
1 79 (8.32%) HP Quality Center
2 57 (6.01%) SCCM
3 55 (5.80%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 55 (5.80%) NetBackup
4 44 (4.64%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 40 (4.21%) SCOM
6 37 (3.90%) EMC NetWorker
7 21 (2.21%) WSUS
8 17 (1.79%) Netcool
9 9 (0.95%) McAfee ePO
10 8 (0.84%) Oracle EDQ
11 7 (0.74%) HP SIM
12 6 (0.63%) Backup Exec
13 5 (0.53%) nmon
14 4 (0.42%) Veritas Storage Foundation
14 4 (0.42%) Unicenter
15 3 (0.32%) ARCserve
15 3 (0.32%) Norton AntiVirus
16 1 (0.11%) BMC PATROL
16 1 (0.11%) Nagios
Vendors
1 264 (27.82%) Microsoft
2 162 (17.07%) Fujitsu
3 125 (13.17%) Oracle
3 125 (13.17%) VMware
4 103 (10.85%) HP
5 92 (9.69%) Citrix
6 64 (6.74%) Veritas
6 64 (6.74%) EMC
7 52 (5.48%) Cisco
8 50 (5.27%) McAfee
9 47 (4.95%) Meridio
10 38 (4.00%) Juniper
11 24 (2.53%) IBM
11 24 (2.53%) Sophos
12 23 (2.42%) F5
13 19 (2.00%) Open Text
14 14 (1.48%) Red Hat
15 12 (1.26%) Symantec
15 12 (1.26%) AppSense
15 12 (1.26%) Lumension
Berkshire
Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Berkshire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + BONUS & BENEFITS, pension,
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £41000 - £42000 per annum + £1,200 DV Clearance allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Neg. dependant on exp.
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
CGI
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
CGI
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
CGI
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
CGI
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
CGI
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
CGI
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
CGI
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Excellent Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 50,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
NES Global Talent
Salary: £40000 to £50000 per annum - + car + bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Superb benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £38000.00 - £42000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago