The first table below looks at the demand for Security Cleared in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Security Cleared over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Cambridge region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Clearance
Rank 110 97 108
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +11
Permanent jobs citing Security Cleared 10 30 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.55% 1.51% 0.94%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.40% 3.83% 2.07%
Number of salaries quoted 8 7 7
Average salary £36,250 £37,500 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.33% -34.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,750 £31,100 £41,200
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £50,000 £58,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
+4.76% -4.54%
Qualifications Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
714 783 967
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 39.53% 39.41% 45.66%
Number of salaries quoted 582 645 779
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Security Cleared
Cambridgeshire

Security Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Security Cleared across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

Security Cleared Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Security Cleared
Salary Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Security Cleared across the Cambridge region.

Security Cleared Salary Trend in Cambridge

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge region citing Security 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 Security Cleared.

1 13 (46.43%) C++
2 11 (39.29%) SharePoint
2 11 (39.29%) Microsoft
2 11 (39.29%) Software Engineering
2 11 (39.29%) C
3 10 (35.71%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 10 (35.71%) SharePoint 2010
3 10 (35.71%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (35.71%) XenDesktop
3 10 (35.71%) Exchange Server 2003
3 10 (35.71%) SCCM
3 10 (35.71%) VMware
3 10 (35.71%) SAN
3 10 (35.71%) Active Directory
3 10 (35.71%) HP
3 10 (35.71%) Citrix
3 10 (35.71%) ISA Server
3 10 (35.71%) Symantec
3 10 (35.71%) Blackberry
3 10 (35.71%) NetApp
3 10 (35.71%) MS Exchange
3 10 (35.71%) SQL Server
4 9 (32.14%) Linux
4 9 (32.14%) Degree
5 8 (28.57%) Python
6 7 (25.00%) Assembly Language
6 7 (25.00%) Embedded Software Development
7 4 (14.29%) Embedded C
7 4 (14.29%) Embedded C++
8 3 (10.71%) Manufacturing

Security Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge region citing Security 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 Security Cleared. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 11 (39.29%) SharePoint
2 10 (35.71%) MS Exchange
2 10 (35.71%) Exchange Server 2003
2 10 (35.71%) SharePoint 2010
2 10 (35.71%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (7.14%) MS Office
1 2 (7.14%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 10 (35.71%) SAN
2 2 (7.14%) HTTP
3 1 (3.57%) GSM
3 1 (3.57%) Wireless
3 1 (3.57%) TDMA
3 1 (3.57%) TETRA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (35.71%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.57%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (3.57%) CruiseControl
1 1 (3.57%) JIRA
1 1 (3.57%) TeamCity
1 1 (3.57%) SCons
General
1 3 (10.71%) Manufacturing
2 2 (7.14%) Military
2 2 (7.14%) Telecoms
2 2 (7.14%) Finance
3 1 (3.57%) Aerospace
3 1 (3.57%) Electronics
3 1 (3.57%) Marketing
3 1 (3.57%) French Language
3 1 (3.57%) German Language
3 1 (3.57%) Italian Language
3 1 (3.57%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 10 (35.71%) Support Engineer
1 10 (35.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 10 (35.71%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 8 (28.57%) Software Engineer
3 7 (25.00%) C++ Software Engineer
3 7 (25.00%) C Software Engineer
3 7 (25.00%) Linux Engineer
4 6 (21.43%) Developer
5 3 (10.71%) Software Developer
5 3 (10.71%) C++ Developer
5 3 (10.71%) Embedded C Developer
5 3 (10.71%) C Developer
5 3 (10.71%) Embedded C/C++ Developer
5 3 (10.71%) Embedded C++ Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Sales Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Software Test Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Systems Architect
6 1 (3.57%) Deployment Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Release Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Embedded Software Developer
Miscellaneous
1 10 (35.71%) Blackberry
2 2 (7.14%) Management Information System
2 2 (7.14%) Chip and PIN
2 2 (7.14%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.57%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 9 (32.14%) Linux
2 1 (3.57%) UNIX
2 1 (3.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (39.29%) Software Engineering
2 7 (25.00%) Embedded Software Development
3 2 (7.14%) Data Protection
3 2 (7.14%) Product Management
3 2 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (3.57%) TOGAF
4 1 (3.57%) Information Management
4 1 (3.57%) Automated Testing
4 1 (3.57%) CRM
4 1 (3.57%) Project Management
4 1 (3.57%) Quality Management
4 1 (3.57%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (3.57%) Information Security
4 1 (3.57%) Software Testing
4 1 (3.57%) Requirements Management
4 1 (3.57%) Business Development
4 1 (3.57%) Integration Testing
4 1 (3.57%) System Testing
4 1 (3.57%) Time Management
4 1 (3.57%) Communications Security
Programming Languages
1 13 (46.43%) C++
2 11 (39.29%) C
3 8 (28.57%) Python
4 7 (25.00%) Assembly Language
5 4 (14.29%) Embedded C
5 4 (14.29%) Embedded C++
6 1 (3.57%) Perl
6 1 (3.57%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 9 (32.14%) Degree
2 2 (7.14%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.57%) Postgraduate
3 1 (3.57%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) SLA
1 1 (3.57%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (35.71%) Active Directory
1 10 (35.71%) ISA Server
1 10 (35.71%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 10 (35.71%) SCCM
1 10 (35.71%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 11 (39.29%) Microsoft
2 10 (35.71%) HP
2 10 (35.71%) Citrix
2 10 (35.71%) NetApp
2 10 (35.71%) Symantec
2 10 (35.71%) VMware
3 1 (3.57%) Perforce
3 1 (3.57%) Salesforce.com
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