The table below looks at the statistics 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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Clearance
Rank 93 97 102
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +5
Permanent jobs citing Security Cleared 17 23 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.22% 1.28% 1.27%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.92% 3.49% 3.54%
Number of salaries quoted 14 9 11
Average salary £48,750 £45,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% +28.57%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £46,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +9.41%
Security Cleared
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cambridge region.

Qualifications Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
582 659 594
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 41.90% 36.71% 36.02%
Number of salaries quoted 488 485 504
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Security Cleared across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Security Cleared Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 15 (53.57%) Degree
2 13 (46.43%) C
2 13 (46.43%) SC Cleared
3 10 (35.71%) C++
4 8 (28.57%) Java
4 8 (28.57%) Windows
4 8 (28.57%) Python
4 8 (28.57%) Software Engineering
5 7 (25.00%) VMware
5 7 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (25.00%) DV Cleared
6 6 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
6 6 (21.43%) ArcGIS
6 6 (21.43%) Linux
6 6 (21.43%) C#
6 6 (21.43%) Microsoft
6 6 (21.43%) Configuration Management
7 5 (17.86%) Project Management
7 5 (17.86%) GIS
7 5 (17.86%) ESRI
7 5 (17.86%) Manufacturing
7 5 (17.86%) Cryptography
7 5 (17.86%) Computer Science
8 4 (14.29%) Embedded C
8 4 (14.29%) Embedded C++
8 4 (14.29%) Active Directory
8 4 (14.29%) ITIL
8 4 (14.29%) SDLC
9 3 (10.71%) Algorithms
9 3 (10.71%) Xen

Security Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 6 (21.43%) ArcGIS
2 3 (10.71%) SharePoint
3 2 (7.14%) OpenStack
3 2 (7.14%) WebSphere
3 2 (7.14%) WebSphere Portal
4 1 (3.57%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Photoshop
1 2 (7.14%) MS Office
1 2 (7.14%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (3.57%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.14%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.14%) FTP
1 2 (7.14%) SNMP
1 2 (7.14%) VPN
1 2 (7.14%) Internet
1 2 (7.14%) MPLS
1 2 (7.14%) OSPF
1 2 (7.14%) BGP
1 2 (7.14%) EIGRP
1 2 (7.14%) ICMP
1 2 (7.14%) H.323
1 2 (7.14%) IPsec
1 2 (7.14%) IGMP
1 2 (7.14%) Cisco IOS
1 2 (7.14%) Junos
1 2 (7.14%) Multicast
1 2 (7.14%) LAN
1 2 (7.14%) VoIP
1 2 (7.14%) WAN
2 1 (3.57%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.14%) Oracle Database 10g
1 2 (7.14%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (7.14%) Oracle Database
1 2 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.57%) RDBMS
2 1 (3.57%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (7.14%) ClearCase
1 2 (7.14%) Eclipse
1 2 (7.14%) JIRA
1 2 (7.14%) Git (software)
1 2 (7.14%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.57%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.57%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (3.57%) Artifactory
2 1 (3.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (3.57%) LabVIEW
2 1 (3.57%) Maven
General
1 5 (17.86%) Manufacturing
2 3 (10.71%) Electronics
3 1 (3.57%) Finance
3 1 (3.57%) Aerospace
3 1 (3.57%) Advertising
3 1 (3.57%) Military
Job Titles
1 6 (21.43%) Software Engineer
2 5 (17.86%) Developer
3 3 (10.71%) Security Engineer
3 3 (10.71%) Project Manager
4 2 (7.14%) Software Integration Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Principal Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Development Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Commercial Project Manager
4 2 (7.14%) Integration Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Graduate
4 2 (7.14%) Software Developer
4 2 (7.14%) Architect
4 2 (7.14%) Software Development Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) Commercial Manager
4 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) C++ Developer
4 2 (7.14%) Senior Software Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Systems Architect
5 1 (3.57%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.14%) J2EE
1 2 (7.14%) JSF
1 2 (7.14%) Dojo
1 2 (7.14%) GWT
1 2 (7.14%) Web Services
1 2 (7.14%) XML
2 1 (3.57%) POSIX
2 1 (3.57%) jQuery
2 1 (3.57%) CSS
2 1 (3.57%) HTML
2 1 (3.57%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.86%) GIS
1 5 (17.86%) Cryptography
1 5 (17.86%) Computer Science
2 3 (10.71%) Mathematics
2 3 (10.71%) Management Information System
2 3 (10.71%) Algorithms
3 2 (7.14%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (7.14%) Physics
3 2 (7.14%) CMDB
4 1 (3.57%) Remote Sensing
4 1 (3.57%) PKI
4 1 (3.57%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 8 (28.57%) Windows
2 6 (21.43%) Linux
3 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (7.14%) Windows 7
3 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (7.14%) AIX
3 2 (7.14%) HPUX
3 2 (7.14%) Solaris
3 2 (7.14%) UNIX
4 1 (3.57%) SUSE
4 1 (3.57%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (28.57%) Software Engineering
2 7 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (21.43%) Configuration Management
4 5 (17.86%) Project Management
5 4 (14.29%) ITIL
5 4 (14.29%) SDLC
6 3 (10.71%) CAPI
6 3 (10.71%) Product Management
6 3 (10.71%) Data Migration
6 3 (10.71%) Data Protection
6 3 (10.71%) Migration
7 2 (7.14%) Scrum
7 2 (7.14%) Information Security
7 2 (7.14%) Process Management
7 2 (7.14%) Requirements Analysis
7 2 (7.14%) Image Processing
7 2 (7.14%) Test Scripting
7 2 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (7.14%) System Testing
7 2 (7.14%) Communications Security
Programming Languages
1 13 (46.43%) C
2 10 (35.71%) C++
3 8 (28.57%) Java
3 8 (28.57%) Python
4 6 (21.43%) C#
5 4 (14.29%) Embedded C
5 4 (14.29%) Embedded C++
6 3 (10.71%) JavaScript
6 3 (10.71%) SQL
7 2 (7.14%) PL/SQL
8 1 (3.57%) Shell Script
8 1 (3.57%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 15 (53.57%) Degree
2 13 (46.43%) SC Cleared
3 7 (25.00%) DV Cleared
4 2 (7.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (7.14%) CCNP
4 2 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (7.14%) ISTQB
5 1 (3.57%) BC Cleared
5 1 (3.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) JSP 440
2 1 (3.57%) DO-160
System Software
1 6 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (14.29%) Active Directory
3 3 (10.71%) Xen
3 3 (10.71%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) Puppet
1 1 (3.57%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 7 (25.00%) VMware
2 6 (21.43%) Microsoft
3 5 (17.86%) ESRI
4 2 (7.14%) Juniper
4 2 (7.14%) Oracle
4 2 (7.14%) Cisco
4 2 (7.14%) Google
4 2 (7.14%) Fujitsu
4 2 (7.14%) Sophos
4 2 (7.14%) Lumension
5 1 (3.57%) Atlassian
5 1 (3.57%) Sun
5 1 (3.57%) Red Hat
5 1 (3.57%) Perforce
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