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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 31 46 41
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -5
Permanent jobs citing SC Cleared 384 269 261
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 6.99% 5.08% 5.08%
As % of the Qualifications category 18.74% 14.85% 14.91%
Number of salaries quoted 244 158 89
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £34,250 £21,800
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £69,300 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £46,500 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+8.13% +1.17%
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
2049 1812 1751
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 37.29% 34.20% 34.11%
Number of salaries quoted 1361 1267 1369
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £28,750 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,500 £60,000 £65,000
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 30 January 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 30 January 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 +10 203 £47,500 - 28
Bracknell +3 98 £47,500 +2.70% 2
Maidenhead -1 21 £60,000 +9.09% 7
Windsor - 5 £75,000 -
Slough -3 2 £29,000 -33.33% 1
Newbury - 2 £41,000 - 1
SC Cleared
South East

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 820 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 408 (49.76%) Windows
3 265 (32.32%) DV Cleared
4 238 (29.02%) Windows Server 2003
5 234 (28.54%) Microsoft
6 229 (27.93%) Finance
7 227 (27.68%) Active Directory
8 206 (25.12%) Telecoms
9 196 (23.90%) SQL
10 166 (20.24%) ITIL
11 162 (19.76%) Retail
12 158 (19.27%) Fujitsu
13 143 (17.44%) VMware
14 131 (15.98%) MS Excel
15 128 (15.61%) VMware Infrastructure
16 125 (15.24%) Incident Management
17 119 (14.51%) HP
18 112 (13.66%) Windows Server 2008
19 111 (13.54%) PowerShell
20 105 (12.80%) Citrix
21 99 (12.07%) DNS
22 94 (11.46%) Mentoring
23 92 (11.22%) Windows XP
24 90 (10.98%) SharePoint
24 90 (10.98%) Oracle
25 84 (10.24%) Cisco
26 83 (10.12%) Windows 7
27 78 (9.51%) MS Exchange
28 77 (9.39%) Analytical Skills
29 75 (9.15%) Linux

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 90 (10.98%) SharePoint
2 78 (9.51%) MS Exchange
3 63 (7.68%) IIS
4 59 (7.20%) Apache
5 56 (6.83%) SharePoint 2010
6 49 (5.98%) Exchange Server 2003
7 34 (4.15%) SharePoint Server
8 26 (3.17%) Exchange Server 5.5
9 24 (2.93%) WebLogic
10 21 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2010
10 21 (2.56%) MS Project Server
11 20 (2.44%) WebSphere
12 19 (2.32%) BizTalk Server
13 15 (1.83%) JBoss
14 14 (1.71%) Exchange Server 2007
15 13 (1.59%) Tomcat
16 11 (1.34%) Exchange Server 2000
17 10 (1.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
17 10 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2013
18 9 (1.10%) Lync
Applications
1 131 (15.98%) MS Excel
2 53 (6.46%) MS Office
3 23 (2.80%) MS Project
4 9 (1.10%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.24%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 30 (3.66%) Oracle EBS
2 24 (2.93%) Oracle ERP
3 20 (2.44%) Oracle EBS R12
4 5 (0.61%) Oracle Applications
5 3 (0.37%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 3 (0.37%) Oracle iRecruitment
6 2 (0.24%) Hyperion Planning
6 2 (0.24%) SAP GRC
7 1 (0.12%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.37%) SaaS
1 3 (0.37%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 99 (12.07%) DNS
2 62 (7.56%) DHCP
2 62 (7.56%) Firewall
3 42 (5.12%) SAN
4 40 (4.88%) LAN
5 34 (4.15%) TCP/IP
6 31 (3.78%) WAN
6 31 (3.78%) Network Security
7 25 (3.05%) Wireless
8 22 (2.68%) Fibre Channel
9 19 (2.32%) NAS
9 19 (2.32%) Internet
10 15 (1.83%) ATM
10 15 (1.83%) Ethernet
11 14 (1.71%) MPLS
12 13 (1.59%) Wireshark
13 12 (1.46%) VPN
13 12 (1.46%) ISDN
13 12 (1.46%) VRRP
13 12 (1.46%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (7.56%) EDRMS
2 51 (6.22%) IDOL
3 49 (5.98%) SQL Server
4 8 (0.98%) Big Data
5 7 (0.85%) Oracle Database
5 7 (0.85%) Oracle BI EE
5 7 (0.85%) Oracle Database 11g
5 7 (0.85%) Oracle Discoverer
6 6 (0.73%) Essbase
7 5 (0.61%) NoSQL
7 5 (0.61%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (0.49%) Oracle Database 10g
8 4 (0.49%) Oracle Exadata
9 3 (0.37%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 3 (0.37%) Relational Database
9 3 (0.37%) SQL Server 2005
9 3 (0.37%) MS Access
9 3 (0.37%) Oracle Reports
9 3 (0.37%) RDBMS
10 2 (0.24%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 35 (4.27%) TestDirector
2 24 (2.93%) Subversion
3 21 (2.56%) Jenkins
4 20 (2.44%) LoadRunner
5 18 (2.20%) Maven
6 17 (2.07%) Oracle Forms
7 16 (1.95%) QuickTest Pro
8 12 (1.46%) WinRunner
9 6 (0.73%) MSI
9 6 (0.73%) JIRA
10 5 (0.61%) Talend Open Studio
11 4 (0.49%) JUnit
11 4 (0.49%) StarTeam
11 4 (0.49%) Selenium
11 4 (0.49%) Trac
12 3 (0.37%) Team Foundation Server
12 3 (0.37%) Git (software)
13 2 (0.24%) Ant
13 2 (0.24%) Bugzilla
14 1 (0.12%) MSTest
General
1 229 (27.93%) Finance
2 206 (25.12%) Telecoms
3 162 (19.76%) Retail
4 21 (2.56%) Banking
5 17 (2.07%) Back Office
6 11 (1.34%) Legal
7 10 (1.22%) Marketing
8 3 (0.37%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.24%) Advertising
9 2 (0.24%) Games
9 2 (0.24%) Electronics
9 2 (0.24%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.24%) German Language
9 2 (0.24%) Polish Language
10 1 (0.12%) Military
Job Titles
1 159 (19.39%) Support Engineer
2 143 (17.44%) Consultant
3 94 (11.46%) Architect
4 67 (8.17%) Analyst
5 52 (6.34%) Security Consultant
6 48 (5.85%) 2nd Line Support
7 47 (5.73%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 43 (5.24%) 3rd Line Support
9 41 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 39 (4.76%) Test Analyst
11 35 (4.27%) Project Manager
12 31 (3.78%) Developer
13 29 (3.54%) Problem Manager
13 29 (3.54%) Senior Architect
14 28 (3.41%) Escalation Manager
14 28 (3.41%) Senior Analyst
15 25 (3.05%) Test Consultant
16 22 (2.68%) Security Architect
17 21 (2.56%) Network Architect
18 19 (2.32%) SAN Storage Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (3.78%) XML
2 24 (2.93%) HTML
3 19 (2.32%) J2EE
4 17 (2.07%) .NET
4 17 (2.07%) JSP
5 14 (1.71%) Regular Expression
6 12 (1.46%) Ajax
7 10 (1.22%) WCF
8 8 (0.98%) CSS
9 7 (0.85%) jQuery
9 7 (0.85%) SOAP
9 7 (0.85%) Web Services
10 6 (0.73%) ASP.NET
11 5 (0.61%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 5 (0.61%) Middleware
12 4 (0.49%) Hibernate
12 4 (0.49%) Spring
12 4 (0.49%) JSON
12 4 (0.49%) Application Packaging
12 4 (0.49%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 77 (9.39%) Analytical Skills
2 71 (8.66%) Statistics
3 39 (4.76%) Clustering
4 26 (3.17%) Replication
5 20 (2.44%) PKI
6 19 (2.32%) Management Information System
7 15 (1.83%) RMADS
8 12 (1.46%) Computer Science
9 11 (1.34%) Blackberry
10 10 (1.22%) Social Media
11 9 (1.10%) Enterprise Storage
12 7 (0.85%) CESG
12 7 (0.85%) CESG CLAS
13 6 (0.73%) Blog
13 6 (0.73%) Taxonomies
14 5 (0.61%) Enterprise Software
15 4 (0.49%) Thin Client
15 4 (0.49%) Fat Client
15 4 (0.49%) Life Science
16 3 (0.37%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 408 (49.76%) Windows
2 238 (29.02%) Windows Server 2003
3 112 (13.66%) Windows Server 2008
4 92 (11.22%) Windows XP
5 83 (10.12%) Windows 7
6 75 (9.15%) Linux
7 43 (5.24%) UNIX
8 30 (3.66%) Windows 2000 Server
9 29 (3.54%) Windows 2000
10 15 (1.83%) Windows Server 2012
11 14 (1.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 13 (1.59%) CentOS
13 9 (1.10%) AIX
14 5 (0.61%) Android
14 5 (0.61%) Solaris
15 2 (0.24%) Debian
15 2 (0.24%) Ubuntu
15 2 (0.24%) Apple iOS
15 2 (0.24%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 166 (20.24%) ITIL
2 125 (15.24%) Incident Management
3 94 (11.46%) Mentoring
4 70 (8.54%) Root Cause Analysis
5 67 (8.17%) Software Distribution
6 61 (7.44%) Disaster Recovery
7 59 (7.20%) Problem Management
8 52 (6.34%) Coaching
9 48 (5.85%) Performance Monitoring
9 48 (5.85%) Security Architecture
10 47 (5.73%) Migration
11 46 (5.61%) Project Management
12 43 (5.24%) Cyber Security
13 42 (5.12%) Stakeholder Management
13 42 (5.12%) Information Security
14 40 (4.88%) Software Deployment
15 39 (4.76%) Release Management
16 38 (4.63%) Network Design
16 38 (4.63%) PRINCE2
16 38 (4.63%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 196 (23.90%) SQL
2 111 (13.54%) PowerShell
3 32 (3.90%) VBScript
3 32 (3.90%) Java
4 28 (3.41%) VB
5 23 (2.80%) C#
6 21 (2.56%) PHP
7 17 (2.07%) JavaScript
8 15 (1.83%) C
9 10 (1.22%) PL/SQL
10 9 (1.10%) XPath
11 7 (0.85%) Shell Script
11 7 (0.85%) Delphi
11 7 (0.85%) VBA
11 7 (0.85%) Pascal
12 4 (0.49%) VB.NET
13 3 (0.37%) C++
13 3 (0.37%) Python
14 1 (0.12%) Ruby
14 1 (0.12%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 820 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 265 (32.32%) DV Cleared
3 51 (6.22%) CISSP
4 42 (5.12%) ISEB
5 37 (4.51%) Cisco Certification
6 27 (3.29%) Degree
7 25 (3.05%) MCP
7 25 (3.05%) MCSE
7 25 (3.05%) Microsoft Certification
8 23 (2.80%) ISTQB
9 21 (2.56%) CISM
10 20 (2.44%) CCNP
11 18 (2.20%) BC Cleared
12 16 (1.95%) CCA
12 16 (1.95%) Citrix Certification
12 16 (1.95%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 13 (1.59%) JNCIS
13 13 (1.59%) CCNA
14 12 (1.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 10 (1.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (6.22%) SLA
2 50 (6.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 17 (2.07%) QA
4 11 (1.34%) PCI DSS
5 5 (0.61%) Data Quality
6 4 (0.49%) GPG13
7 2 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.12%) JSP 440
System Software
1 227 (27.68%) Active Directory
2 128 (15.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 53 (6.46%) ISA Server
4 44 (5.37%) Hyper-V
5 33 (4.02%) XenApp
6 22 (2.68%) vSphere
7 21 (2.56%) XenDesktop
8 20 (2.44%) Terminal Services
8 20 (2.44%) Microsoft App-V
9 16 (1.95%) VMware ESX
10 10 (1.22%) XenServer
11 9 (1.10%) Samba
11 9 (1.10%) NFS
12 7 (0.85%) VMware ESXi
13 4 (0.49%) Oracle RMAN
13 4 (0.49%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 2 (0.24%) Snort
14 2 (0.24%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 2 (0.24%) KVM
15 1 (0.12%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 65 (7.93%) NetBackup
2 64 (7.80%) SCCM
3 63 (7.68%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 58 (7.07%) HP Quality Center
5 56 (6.83%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 47 (5.73%) SCOM
7 35 (4.27%) EMC NetWorker
8 15 (1.83%) EdgeSight
8 15 (1.83%) Netcool
9 12 (1.46%) WSUS
10 9 (1.10%) nmon
10 9 (1.10%) McAfee ePO
11 5 (0.61%) Oracle EDQ
12 4 (0.49%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 4 (0.49%) Norton AntiVirus
12 4 (0.49%) ARCserve
13 3 (0.37%) Cisco CUCM
13 3 (0.37%) Veritas Storage Foundation
13 3 (0.37%) Legato
13 3 (0.37%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 234 (28.54%) Microsoft
2 158 (19.27%) Fujitsu
3 143 (17.44%) VMware
4 119 (14.51%) HP
5 105 (12.80%) Citrix
6 90 (10.98%) Oracle
7 84 (10.24%) Cisco
8 68 (8.29%) Veritas
9 60 (7.32%) McAfee
9 60 (7.32%) Meridio
10 56 (6.83%) Juniper
11 55 (6.71%) EMC
12 36 (4.39%) IBM
13 35 (4.27%) Sophos
14 27 (3.29%) F5
15 20 (2.44%) Sun
15 20 (2.44%) AppSense
16 19 (2.32%) StorageTek
17 17 (2.07%) CA
18 16 (1.95%) CheckPoint
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £42000 per annum + £1,200 DV Clearance allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 per annum + £1,200 DV Clearance allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Negotiable depending on experience
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £0000 - £9999 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £0000 - £9999 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £0000 - £9999 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £0000 - £1111 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: £45,000 per annum + Benefits (Healthcare, Company Bonus, Overtime)
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £34000 - £35000 per annum + £1,200 DV allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £41000 - £42000 per annum + £1,200 DV allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
KSR Resources Ltd
Salary: Market Rates will apply
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 60000 - 85000 + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
ARM Technology
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
JM
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: benefits package
Posted: 6 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + £Neg Salary + 5% Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + £6,300 Car + 15% Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
CGI
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 20 days ago