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

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 25 30 40
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +10
Permanent jobs citing SC Cleared 494 376 295
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 8.33% 6.85% 5.35%
As % of the Qualifications category 22.85% 20.51% 15.91%
Number of salaries quoted 259 201 234
Average salary £52,500 £47,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £24,600 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £79,500 £67,000 £65,250
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
2162 1833 1854
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 36.47% 33.38% 33.65%
Number of salaries quoted 1293 1322 1557
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 18 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 18 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 +8 313 £51,500 +8.42% 22
Bracknell +5 131 £35,000 -12.50% 2
Slough +1 8 £54,500 -5.21%
Newbury +7 3 £58,750 +9.30%
Wokingham - 1 - -
SC Cleared
South East

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 18 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.

1 966 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 351 (36.34%) Windows
3 285 (29.50%) DV Cleared
4 284 (29.40%) Finance
5 249 (25.78%) Microsoft
6 215 (22.26%) Retail
7 212 (21.95%) Telecoms
8 206 (21.33%) SQL
9 205 (21.22%) Active Directory
10 197 (20.39%) Windows Server 2003
11 164 (16.98%) ITIL
12 150 (15.53%) Fujitsu
13 127 (13.15%) VMware
14 116 (12.01%) Windows Server 2008
15 112 (11.59%) Oracle
16 110 (11.39%) PRINCE2
17 108 (11.18%) VMware Infrastructure
18 100 (10.35%) Mentoring
19 97 (10.04%) DNS
20 94 (9.73%) HP
21 92 (9.52%) Project Management
22 88 (9.11%) Windows XP
22 88 (9.11%) Incident Management
23 85 (8.80%) Citrix
24 81 (8.39%) SharePoint
25 76 (7.87%) MS Exchange
25 76 (7.87%) Network Design
26 75 (7.76%) Agile Software Development
26 75 (7.76%) Disaster Recovery
27 74 (7.66%) PowerShell

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 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 81 (8.39%) SharePoint
2 76 (7.87%) MS Exchange
3 60 (6.21%) Exchange Server 2003
4 50 (5.18%) IIS
5 45 (4.66%) Apache
6 42 (4.35%) SharePoint 2010
7 39 (4.04%) SharePoint Server
8 35 (3.62%) Exchange Server 5.5
9 29 (3.00%) BizTalk Server
10 26 (2.69%) Oracle Workflow
11 21 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2010
12 18 (1.86%) MS Project Server
13 14 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2007
14 13 (1.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 13 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2000
15 12 (1.24%) WebSphere
16 11 (1.14%) WebLogic
17 10 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2013
17 10 (1.04%) Oracle SOA Suite
18 9 (0.93%) Live Communications Server
Applications
1 71 (7.35%) MS Excel
2 22 (2.28%) MS Office
3 21 (2.17%) MS Project
4 17 (1.76%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.31%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 66 (6.83%) Oracle EBS
2 54 (5.59%) Oracle ERP
3 39 (4.04%) Oracle EBS R12
4 16 (1.66%) Oracle iRecruitment
5 10 (1.04%) Oracle Applications
6 2 (0.21%) Hyperion Planning
7 1 (0.10%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 16 (1.66%) Taleo
2 2 (0.21%) SaaS
2 2 (0.21%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.10%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 97 (10.04%) DNS
2 61 (6.31%) DHCP
3 44 (4.55%) Firewall
4 39 (4.04%) SAN
5 24 (2.48%) TCP/IP
6 19 (1.97%) NAS
7 18 (1.86%) Wireless
8 17 (1.76%) Internet
8 17 (1.76%) Kerberos
9 16 (1.66%) Network Security
10 14 (1.45%) WAN
11 13 (1.35%) LAN
12 9 (0.93%) SMS
12 9 (0.93%) Broadband
13 7 (0.72%) LDAP
14 6 (0.62%) DMZ
14 6 (0.62%) SMTP
14 6 (0.62%) HTTP
14 6 (0.62%) VPN
15 5 (0.52%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (6.11%) EDRMS
2 45 (4.66%) SQL Server
3 41 (4.24%) IDOL
4 16 (1.66%) Oracle Discoverer
5 11 (1.14%) Oracle Database
6 10 (1.04%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 10 (1.04%) Relational Database
6 10 (1.04%) Oracle Database 11g
6 10 (1.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 10 (1.04%) RDBMS
6 10 (1.04%) Oracle Reports
6 10 (1.04%) DTS
7 9 (0.93%) Data Warehouse
7 9 (0.93%) Data Mining
8 6 (0.62%) Oracle BI EE
9 5 (0.52%) SQL Server 2005
10 4 (0.41%) MS Access
11 3 (0.31%) SQL Server 2008
12 2 (0.21%) Oracle ODI
12 2 (0.21%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 49 (5.07%) TestDirector
2 20 (2.07%) Subversion
3 17 (1.76%) QuickTest Pro
4 16 (1.66%) Jenkins
5 14 (1.45%) Oracle Forms
6 13 (1.35%) WinRunner
7 12 (1.24%) Maven
8 8 (0.83%) Talend Open Studio
8 8 (0.83%) JIRA
8 8 (0.83%) JUnit
9 7 (0.72%) Selenium
10 6 (0.62%) Team Foundation Server
10 6 (0.62%) Trac
10 6 (0.62%) LoadRunner
11 3 (0.31%) Eclipse
11 3 (0.31%) SoapUI
12 2 (0.21%) Git (software)
12 2 (0.21%) WebDriver
12 2 (0.21%) LoadUI
12 2 (0.21%) Cucumber
General
1 284 (29.40%) Finance
2 215 (22.26%) Retail
3 212 (21.95%) Telecoms
4 64 (6.63%) Back Office
5 32 (3.31%) German Language
6 21 (2.17%) Legal
7 9 (0.93%) Law
8 6 (0.62%) Publishing
9 5 (0.52%) Banking
10 4 (0.41%) Military
11 3 (0.31%) Automotive
11 3 (0.31%) Manufacturing
11 3 (0.31%) Advertising
11 3 (0.31%) Marketing
12 2 (0.21%) Games
13 1 (0.10%) Electronics
13 1 (0.10%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 158 (16.36%) Support Engineer
2 154 (15.94%) Consultant
3 137 (14.18%) Architect
4 90 (9.32%) Project Manager
5 87 (9.01%) Analyst
6 53 (5.49%) Test Analyst
7 46 (4.76%) 3rd Line Support
7 46 (4.76%) Security Consultant
8 43 (4.45%) Developer
9 42 (4.35%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 40 (4.14%) Senior Architect
11 37 (3.83%) 2nd Line Support
11 37 (3.83%) Oracle Consultant
12 36 (3.73%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
13 35 (3.62%) Oracle Functional Consultant
13 35 (3.62%) Functional Consultant
14 34 (3.52%) Senior Analyst
15 32 (3.31%) Test Manager
16 31 (3.21%) Security Engineer
16 31 (3.21%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (4.04%) .NET
2 32 (3.31%) XML
3 29 (3.00%) ASP.NET
4 24 (2.48%) HTML
5 17 (1.76%) jQuery
6 16 (1.66%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 14 (1.45%) Middleware
8 12 (1.24%) CSS
9 11 (1.14%) ASP.NET MVC
10 9 (0.93%) COM
10 9 (0.93%) Spring
11 8 (0.83%) HTML5
11 8 (0.83%) Hibernate
12 7 (0.72%) Flash
12 7 (0.72%) Ajax
13 6 (0.62%) KnockoutJS
13 6 (0.62%) WebCenter
13 6 (0.62%) WCF
13 6 (0.62%) J2EE
14 4 (0.41%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 63 (6.52%) Analytical Skills
2 51 (5.28%) Statistics
3 44 (4.55%) PKI
4 41 (4.24%) RMADS
5 40 (4.14%) Management Information System
6 31 (3.21%) Clustering
7 16 (1.66%) CESG
8 14 (1.45%) Taxonomies
8 14 (1.45%) CESG CLAS
9 13 (1.35%) Blackberry
9 13 (1.35%) Mathematics
10 10 (1.04%) Computer Science
10 10 (1.04%) Data Integration
11 9 (0.93%) Smartphone
12 8 (0.83%) Enterprise Software
13 7 (0.72%) Device Driver
13 7 (0.72%) Derivative
14 5 (0.52%) Thin Client
14 5 (0.52%) Smartcard
14 5 (0.52%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 351 (36.34%) Windows
2 197 (20.39%) Windows Server 2003
3 116 (12.01%) Windows Server 2008
4 88 (9.11%) Windows XP
5 66 (6.83%) Linux
6 51 (5.28%) Windows 7
7 43 (4.45%) UNIX
8 40 (4.14%) Windows 2000
9 17 (1.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 12 (1.24%) AIX
11 10 (1.04%) Android
11 10 (1.04%) CentOS
11 10 (1.04%) Solaris
12 8 (0.83%) Windows Server 2012
13 7 (0.72%) HPUX
14 6 (0.62%) Windows 2000 Server
15 3 (0.31%) Ubuntu
16 2 (0.21%) Debian
16 2 (0.21%) LynxOS
16 2 (0.21%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 164 (16.98%) ITIL
2 110 (11.39%) PRINCE2
3 100 (10.35%) Mentoring
4 92 (9.52%) Project Management
5 88 (9.11%) Incident Management
6 76 (7.87%) Network Design
7 75 (7.76%) Agile Software Development
7 75 (7.76%) Disaster Recovery
8 73 (7.56%) Stakeholder Management
9 71 (7.35%) Migration
10 67 (6.94%) Software Distribution
11 61 (6.31%) ERP
12 57 (5.90%) Risk Assessment
13 53 (5.49%) Security Architecture
14 44 (4.55%) Risk Management
15 42 (4.35%) Configuration Management
16 41 (4.24%) Test Scripting
16 41 (4.24%) Change Control
17 40 (4.14%) Problem Management
18 39 (4.04%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 206 (21.33%) SQL
2 74 (7.66%) PowerShell
3 35 (3.62%) Java
4 33 (3.42%) C#
5 30 (3.11%) VB
6 26 (2.69%) PL/SQL
7 24 (2.48%) XPath
8 21 (2.17%) VBScript
8 21 (2.17%) JavaScript
9 20 (2.07%) Shell Script
9 20 (2.07%) VB.NET
10 16 (1.66%) C
11 12 (1.24%) PHP
11 12 (1.24%) T-SQL
12 9 (0.93%) VBA
12 9 (0.93%) Perl
12 9 (0.93%) VB6
12 9 (0.93%) Bash Shell
13 3 (0.31%) Python
13 3 (0.31%) C++
Qualifications
1 966 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 285 (29.50%) DV Cleared
3 73 (7.56%) ISEB
4 54 (5.59%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 51 (5.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 49 (5.07%) ISTQB
7 36 (3.73%) Degree
8 33 (3.42%) MCP
9 20 (2.07%) Microsoft Certification
10 19 (1.97%) MCSE
11 17 (1.76%) Cisco Certification
12 11 (1.14%) CCNP
13 10 (1.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 10 (1.04%) OCP
13 10 (1.04%) Oracle Certification
14 9 (0.93%) BC Cleared
15 8 (0.83%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 8 (0.83%) CISSP
16 7 (0.72%) CISM
16 7 (0.72%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (4.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 41 (4.24%) SLA
3 30 (3.11%) QA
4 9 (0.93%) PCI DSS
5 8 (0.83%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.21%) DO-178B
7 1 (0.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.10%) COBIT
7 1 (0.10%) GPG13
7 1 (0.10%) JSP 440
System Software
1 205 (21.22%) Active Directory
2 108 (11.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 47 (4.87%) Hyper-V
4 38 (3.93%) ISA Server
5 22 (2.28%) XenApp
6 16 (1.66%) VMware ESX
7 15 (1.55%) Terminal Services
8 12 (1.24%) VMware ESXi
9 11 (1.14%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 11 (1.14%) XenDesktop
10 10 (1.04%) Microsoft App-V
11 7 (0.72%) vSphere
12 5 (0.52%) NFS
12 5 (0.52%) Samba
12 5 (0.52%) Forefront TMG
13 3 (0.31%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 3 (0.31%) Snort
14 2 (0.21%) XenServer
14 2 (0.21%) KVM
14 2 (0.21%) Squid
Systems Management
1 65 (6.73%) HP Quality Center
2 60 (6.21%) NetBackup
3 48 (4.97%) SCCM
4 47 (4.87%) EMC NetWorker
5 35 (3.62%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 31 (3.21%) WSUS
7 30 (3.11%) SCOM
8 27 (2.80%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 14 (1.45%) Netcool
10 11 (1.14%) HP SIM
11 9 (0.93%) Backup Exec
12 8 (0.83%) Oracle EDQ
13 5 (0.52%) Norton AntiVirus
13 5 (0.52%) ARCserve
13 5 (0.52%) nmon
13 5 (0.52%) McAfee ePO
14 4 (0.41%) Veritas Storage Foundation
14 4 (0.41%) Unicenter
15 2 (0.21%) HP Data Protector
15 2 (0.21%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 249 (25.78%) Microsoft
2 150 (15.53%) Fujitsu
3 127 (13.15%) VMware
4 112 (11.59%) Oracle
5 94 (9.73%) HP
6 85 (8.80%) Citrix
7 70 (7.25%) EMC
8 62 (6.42%) Veritas
9 48 (4.97%) Meridio
9 48 (4.97%) Cisco
10 37 (3.83%) Juniper
11 33 (3.42%) McAfee
12 26 (2.69%) F5
13 23 (2.38%) IBM
14 19 (1.97%) Open Text
15 16 (1.66%) Red Hat
16 15 (1.55%) Symantec
16 15 (1.55%) Lumension
17 11 (1.14%) Sophos
17 11 (1.14%) NetApp
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40500 per annum + £1,200 DV allowance
Posted: 9 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £41000 per annum + £1,200 DV allowance
Posted: 9 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Neg. dependant on exp.
Posted: 12 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £18300 - £23300 per annum + £1,200 DV allowance
Posted: 13 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Computer People
Salary: £50000.00 - £69000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Neg. dependant on exp.
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40500 per annum + £1,200 DV allowance
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Superb benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Neg. dependant on exp.
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Upon Application
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
CGI
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Reading
Elliott James consulting
Salary: £50,000 - £55,000 per year
Posted: 16 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
CGI
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 23 days ago