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 1 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 21 27 39
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +12
Permanent jobs citing SC Cleared 534 377 301
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 8.99% 6.79% 5.39%
As % of the Qualifications category 24.56% 20.21% 16.03%
Number of salaries quoted 295 210 236
Average salary £52,500 £47,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% -9.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £25,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £67,250 £68,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
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
2174 1865 1878
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 36.62% 33.61% 33.63%
Number of salaries quoted 1316 1374 1566
Average salary £49,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.88% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,900 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £57,500 £62,500
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 1 September 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 1 September 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 +7 362 £52,500 +10.52% 12
Bracknell +6 126 £35,000 -12.50% 6
Slough 0 8 £53,250 -3.18% 1
Newbury +2 3 £58,750 +9.30% 1
Wokingham -5 1 - - 1
SC Cleared
South East

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 1 September 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.

1 941 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 314 (33.37%) Windows
3 283 (30.07%) Finance
4 267 (28.37%) DV Cleared
5 227 (24.12%) Microsoft
6 212 (22.53%) Retail
7 208 (22.10%) Telecoms
8 182 (19.34%) SQL
9 178 (18.92%) Active Directory
10 173 (18.38%) Windows Server 2003
11 162 (17.22%) ITIL
12 145 (15.41%) Fujitsu
13 128 (13.60%) PRINCE2
14 112 (11.90%) VMware
15 104 (11.05%) Windows Server 2008
16 101 (10.73%) Project Management
17 99 (10.52%) Oracle
18 93 (9.88%) VMware Infrastructure
19 85 (9.03%) DNS
20 83 (8.82%) Network Design
21 82 (8.71%) HP
22 78 (8.29%) Stakeholder Management
23 74 (7.86%) Windows XP
24 72 (7.65%) Incident Management
25 69 (7.33%) SharePoint
26 68 (7.23%) Citrix
26 68 (7.23%) Disaster Recovery
27 67 (7.12%) Risk Assessment
27 67 (7.12%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
28 66 (7.01%) Migration

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 69 (7.33%) SharePoint
2 63 (6.70%) MS Exchange
3 51 (5.42%) Exchange Server 2003
4 42 (4.46%) IIS
5 38 (4.04%) Apache
6 36 (3.83%) SharePoint 2010
7 33 (3.51%) Exchange Server 5.5
8 31 (3.29%) SharePoint Server
9 27 (2.87%) BizTalk Server
10 26 (2.76%) Oracle Workflow
11 23 (2.44%) MS Project Server
12 16 (1.70%) Exchange Server 2010
13 11 (1.17%) Exchange Server 2007
13 11 (1.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 10 (1.06%) WebSphere
14 10 (1.06%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 9 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2000
16 8 (0.85%) Live Communications Server
17 7 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2013
17 7 (0.74%) WebLogic
Applications
1 59 (6.27%) MS Excel
2 29 (3.08%) MS Project
3 18 (1.91%) MS Office
4 17 (1.81%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.43%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 62 (6.59%) Oracle EBS
2 52 (5.53%) Oracle ERP
3 39 (4.14%) Oracle EBS R12
4 16 (1.70%) Oracle iRecruitment
5 10 (1.06%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.11%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 16 (1.70%) Taleo
2 2 (0.21%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.21%) SaaS
3 1 (0.11%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 85 (9.03%) DNS
2 51 (5.42%) DHCP
3 44 (4.68%) Firewall
4 34 (3.61%) SAN
5 26 (2.76%) TCP/IP
6 19 (2.02%) NAS
7 18 (1.91%) Internet
8 17 (1.81%) Wireless
8 17 (1.81%) Kerberos
8 17 (1.81%) Network Security
9 10 (1.06%) LAN
10 9 (0.96%) WAN
10 9 (0.96%) Broadband
11 8 (0.85%) SMS
12 6 (0.64%) SMTP
12 6 (0.64%) LDAP
12 6 (0.64%) HTTP
12 6 (0.64%) DMZ
13 5 (0.53%) X.509
13 5 (0.53%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (5.31%) EDRMS
2 40 (4.25%) SQL Server
3 35 (3.72%) IDOL
4 16 (1.70%) Oracle Discoverer
5 11 (1.17%) Oracle Database
6 10 (1.06%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 10 (1.06%) Relational Database
6 10 (1.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 10 (1.06%) Oracle Database 11g
6 10 (1.06%) RDBMS
6 10 (1.06%) Oracle Reports
7 9 (0.96%) DTS
7 9 (0.96%) Data Mining
8 7 (0.74%) Data Warehouse
9 6 (0.64%) Oracle BI EE
10 5 (0.53%) SQL Server 2005
11 4 (0.43%) SQL Server 2008
12 3 (0.32%) MS Access
13 2 (0.21%) MySQL
13 2 (0.21%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 42 (4.46%) TestDirector
2 14 (1.49%) QuickTest Pro
2 14 (1.49%) Subversion
3 11 (1.17%) WinRunner
3 11 (1.17%) Oracle Forms
4 10 (1.06%) Jenkins
5 7 (0.74%) Maven
5 7 (0.74%) JIRA
6 6 (0.64%) Selenium
6 6 (0.64%) Talend Open Studio
6 6 (0.64%) JUnit
7 5 (0.53%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (0.43%) Trac
9 3 (0.32%) SoapUI
9 3 (0.32%) LoadRunner
10 2 (0.21%) JMeter
10 2 (0.21%) Bugzilla
10 2 (0.21%) ClearCase
10 2 (0.21%) Eclipse
10 2 (0.21%) Git (software)
General
1 283 (30.07%) Finance
2 212 (22.53%) Retail
3 208 (22.10%) Telecoms
4 63 (6.70%) Back Office
5 32 (3.40%) German Language
6 21 (2.23%) Legal
7 9 (0.96%) Law
8 7 (0.74%) Military
9 6 (0.64%) Publishing
10 4 (0.43%) Banking
11 3 (0.32%) Advertising
11 3 (0.32%) Marketing
11 3 (0.32%) Automotive
12 2 (0.21%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.21%) Games
13 1 (0.11%) Local Government
13 1 (0.11%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 153 (16.26%) Consultant
2 137 (14.56%) Support Engineer
3 129 (13.71%) Architect
4 109 (11.58%) Project Manager
5 75 (7.97%) Analyst
6 50 (5.31%) Security Consultant
7 46 (4.89%) Test Analyst
8 40 (4.25%) Developer
9 37 (3.93%) 3rd Line Support
10 35 (3.72%) Functional Consultant
10 35 (3.72%) Programme Manager
10 35 (3.72%) Oracle Consultant
10 35 (3.72%) Oracle Functional Consultant
11 34 (3.61%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
12 33 (3.51%) Security Engineer
13 32 (3.40%) Senior Architect
14 31 (3.29%) Test Manager
14 31 (3.29%) 2nd Line Support
15 30 (3.19%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
16 29 (3.08%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (3.93%) .NET
2 30 (3.19%) XML
3 28 (2.98%) ASP.NET
4 22 (2.34%) HTML
5 17 (1.81%) jQuery
6 16 (1.70%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 13 (1.38%) CSS
8 12 (1.28%) Middleware
8 12 (1.28%) ASP.NET MVC
9 9 (0.96%) COM
10 8 (0.85%) HTML5
11 7 (0.74%) Spring
11 7 (0.74%) Flash
12 6 (0.64%) Hibernate
12 6 (0.64%) Ajax
12 6 (0.64%) WebCenter
13 5 (0.53%) KnockoutJS
13 5 (0.53%) WCF
14 3 (0.32%) FIX Protocol
14 3 (0.32%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 45 (4.78%) PKI
2 44 (4.68%) Management Information System
2 44 (4.68%) RMADS
3 42 (4.46%) Statistics
4 23 (2.44%) Clustering
5 17 (1.81%) CESG
6 15 (1.59%) CESG CLAS
7 14 (1.49%) Mathematics
8 11 (1.17%) Taxonomies
8 11 (1.17%) Blackberry
9 10 (1.06%) Data Integration
10 9 (0.96%) Computer Science
10 9 (0.96%) Smartphone
11 7 (0.74%) Device Driver
11 7 (0.74%) Derivative
12 6 (0.64%) Enterprise Software
12 6 (0.64%) Data Protection Act
13 5 (0.53%) Physics
13 5 (0.53%) Replication
13 5 (0.53%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 314 (33.37%) Windows
2 173 (18.38%) Windows Server 2003
3 104 (11.05%) Windows Server 2008
4 74 (7.86%) Windows XP
5 61 (6.48%) Linux
6 47 (4.99%) Windows 7
7 40 (4.25%) UNIX
8 38 (4.04%) Windows 2000
9 17 (1.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 12 (1.28%) AIX
11 11 (1.17%) Android
12 10 (1.06%) CentOS
12 10 (1.06%) Solaris
13 7 (0.74%) HPUX
14 6 (0.64%) Windows Server 2012
15 3 (0.32%) Ubuntu
16 2 (0.21%) Windows 2000 Server
16 2 (0.21%) VxWorks
16 2 (0.21%) LynxOS
16 2 (0.21%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 162 (17.22%) ITIL
2 128 (13.60%) PRINCE2
3 101 (10.73%) Project Management
4 83 (8.82%) Network Design
5 78 (8.29%) Stakeholder Management
6 72 (7.65%) Incident Management
7 68 (7.23%) Disaster Recovery
8 67 (7.12%) Risk Assessment
9 66 (7.01%) Migration
10 59 (6.27%) ERP
10 59 (6.27%) Software Distribution
11 58 (6.16%) Security Architecture
12 49 (5.21%) Risk Management
13 47 (4.99%) Configuration Management
14 44 (4.68%) Change Control
15 43 (4.57%) Programme Management
16 38 (4.04%) Information Assurance
17 37 (3.93%) Information Security
17 37 (3.93%) Business Development
18 36 (3.83%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 182 (19.34%) SQL
2 61 (6.48%) PowerShell
3 32 (3.40%) C#
4 30 (3.19%) Java
5 28 (2.98%) VB
6 26 (2.76%) PL/SQL
7 23 (2.44%) XPath
8 21 (2.23%) JavaScript
8 21 (2.23%) VB.NET
9 20 (2.13%) Shell Script
10 19 (2.02%) VBScript
11 15 (1.59%) C
12 11 (1.17%) T-SQL
13 10 (1.06%) Bash Shell
14 9 (0.96%) VB6
14 9 (0.96%) VBA
14 9 (0.96%) Perl
15 8 (0.85%) PHP
16 4 (0.43%) Python
17 3 (0.32%) C++
Qualifications
1 941 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 267 (28.37%) DV Cleared
3 67 (7.12%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 64 (6.80%) ISEB
5 56 (5.95%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 45 (4.78%) ISTQB
7 38 (4.04%) Degree
8 27 (2.87%) MCP
9 18 (1.91%) Microsoft Certification
10 17 (1.81%) MCSE
11 15 (1.59%) Cisco Certification
12 12 (1.28%) CISSP
13 11 (1.17%) CCNP
14 10 (1.06%) OCP
14 10 (1.06%) Oracle Certification
14 10 (1.06%) CISM
15 8 (0.85%) BC Cleared
15 8 (0.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 6 (0.64%) CTC Cleared
16 6 (0.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (5.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 39 (4.14%) SLA
3 30 (3.19%) QA
4 11 (1.17%) PCI DSS
5 6 (0.64%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.21%) DO-178B
7 1 (0.11%) JSP 440
7 1 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.11%) COBIT
7 1 (0.11%) GPG13
System Software
1 178 (18.92%) Active Directory
2 93 (9.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 39 (4.14%) Hyper-V
4 32 (3.40%) ISA Server
5 17 (1.81%) XenApp
6 11 (1.17%) Terminal Services
6 11 (1.17%) VMware ESX
7 10 (1.06%) XenDesktop
7 10 (1.06%) VMware ESXi
8 9 (0.96%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 9 (0.96%) Microsoft App-V
9 5 (0.53%) Samba
9 5 (0.53%) NFS
9 5 (0.53%) Forefront TMG
10 4 (0.43%) vSphere
11 3 (0.32%) Snort
12 2 (0.21%) Squid
12 2 (0.21%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 2 (0.21%) KVM
13 1 (0.11%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 56 (5.95%) HP Quality Center
2 49 (5.21%) NetBackup
3 46 (4.89%) EMC NetWorker
4 41 (4.36%) SCCM
5 32 (3.40%) WSUS
6 27 (2.87%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 22 (2.34%) SCOM
8 20 (2.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 11 (1.17%) Netcool
9 11 (1.17%) HP SIM
10 8 (0.85%) Backup Exec
11 6 (0.64%) Oracle EDQ
12 5 (0.53%) nmon
13 4 (0.43%) McAfee ePO
14 3 (0.32%) Veritas Storage Foundation
14 3 (0.32%) ARCserve
14 3 (0.32%) Norton AntiVirus
14 3 (0.32%) Unicenter
15 2 (0.21%) BMC PATROL
15 2 (0.21%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 227 (24.12%) Microsoft
2 145 (15.41%) Fujitsu
3 112 (11.90%) VMware
4 99 (10.52%) Oracle
5 82 (8.71%) HP
6 68 (7.23%) Citrix
7 61 (6.48%) EMC
8 51 (5.42%) Veritas
9 46 (4.89%) Cisco
10 41 (4.36%) Meridio
11 35 (3.72%) Juniper
12 26 (2.76%) F5
13 25 (2.66%) McAfee
14 20 (2.13%) IBM
15 16 (1.70%) Red Hat
16 15 (1.59%) Lumension
16 15 (1.59%) Open Text
17 13 (1.38%) Symantec
18 11 (1.17%) ArcSight
18 11 (1.17%) SolarWinds
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £34907 per annum + £1,200 p.a. DV allowance
Posted: 8 hours ago
Berkshire
LA International
Posted: 8 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Negotiable upon Application
Posted: 11 hours ago
Berkshire
LA International
Posted: 12 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40000 + excellent benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £34900 per annum + £1,200 DV Allowance
Posted: 15 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £41000 per annum + £1,200 DV allowance
Posted: 15 hours ago
Newbury, Berkshire
X4 Group
Salary: Market related
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
2Source Talent
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits.
Posted: 3 days ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40K to 50K + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 5 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Neg. dependant on exp.
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
CGI
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 6 days ago
Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Excellent Salary Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Web Recruit(8752)
Posted: 18 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Fujitsu
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago