The table below looks at the statistics for SC Cleared in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SC Cleared over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 65 78 122
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +44
Permanent jobs citing SC Cleared 62 44 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 3.23% 2.59% 1.04%
As % of the Qualifications category 13.51% 10.07% 4.70%
Number of salaries quoted 57 22 9
Average salary £40,000 £41,375 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.32% +33.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,500 £26,500 £18,300
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £54,350 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
SC Cleared
North West

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

Qualifications Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
459 437 489
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 23.94% 25.77% 22.08%
Number of salaries quoted 394 327 437
Average salary £41,250 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

SC Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

SC Cleared Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

SC Cleared
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

SC Cleared Salary Trend in Cheshire

SC Cleared
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SC Cleared across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

SC Cleared Salary Histogram in Cheshire

SC Cleared
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SC Cleared within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 19 December 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
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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
Warrington +33 44 £25,000 - 1
Runcorn -6 9 £40,000 -8.04%
Crewe +7 4 £50,000 -
Chester +13 2 £42,500 +80.85%
SC Cleared
North West

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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.

1 117 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 34 (29.06%) Finance
3 32 (27.35%) Oracle
4 31 (26.50%) Incident Management
5 27 (23.08%) ITIL
6 23 (19.66%) Problem Management
7 22 (18.80%) Microsoft
8 21 (17.95%) MS Excel
8 21 (17.95%) Windows
9 20 (17.09%) Middleware
10 19 (16.24%) Oracle EBS
10 19 (16.24%) MCP
10 19 (16.24%) Migration
11 18 (15.38%) Service Management
11 18 (15.38%) People Management
12 16 (13.68%) Windows 7
13 15 (12.82%) Firewall
13 15 (12.82%) HP
14 14 (11.97%) MS Office
14 14 (11.97%) SLA
15 13 (11.11%) Active Directory
15 13 (11.11%) OpenView
15 13 (11.11%) Cisco
15 13 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
16 12 (10.26%) Network Security
16 12 (10.26%) Juniper
17 11 (9.40%) Lotus
17 11 (9.40%) Business Intelligence
17 11 (9.40%) Windows Server 2008
17 11 (9.40%) Windows XP

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 11 (9.40%) IBM Notes
2 7 (5.98%) WebLogic
3 4 (3.42%) SharePoint
4 3 (2.56%) Oracle Service Bus
5 2 (1.71%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (1.71%) CMS
5 2 (1.71%) Apache
5 2 (1.71%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.71%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 1 (0.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.85%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.85%) IIS
6 1 (0.85%) Lotus Domino
6 1 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.85%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.85%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.85%) Lync
6 1 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 21 (17.95%) MS Excel
2 14 (11.97%) MS Office
3 1 (0.85%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.85%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 19 (16.24%) Oracle EBS
2 10 (8.55%) Oracle ERP
3 8 (6.84%) Oracle EBS R12
4 6 (5.13%) SAP FI
4 6 (5.13%) SAP FI/CO
4 6 (5.13%) SAP CO
5 3 (2.56%) Oracle 11i
5 3 (2.56%) Oracle BPM
6 2 (1.71%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.85%) Oracle Payroll
7 1 (0.85%) Oracle Internet Expenses
Communications & Networking
1 15 (12.82%) Firewall
2 12 (10.26%) Network Security
3 9 (7.69%) Junos
3 9 (7.69%) LAN
3 9 (7.69%) WAN
3 9 (7.69%) FirePass
4 3 (2.56%) SSL
5 2 (1.71%) LDAP
5 2 (1.71%) Intranet
5 2 (1.71%) HTTP
5 2 (1.71%) OpenLDAP
6 1 (0.85%) Unified Communications
6 1 (0.85%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.85%) IPsec
6 1 (0.85%) IP Telephony
6 1 (0.85%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.85%) VPN
6 1 (0.85%) SMTP
6 1 (0.85%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (8.55%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (7.69%) SQL Server
3 4 (3.42%) Essbase
3 4 (3.42%) Oracle Discoverer
3 4 (3.42%) Oracle Database 10g
3 4 (3.42%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (3.42%) Oracle BI EE
3 4 (3.42%) Oracle Exadata
3 4 (3.42%) Oracle Database
4 3 (2.56%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (2.56%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (2.56%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (1.71%) MS Access
6 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (0.85%) SQLPlus
6 1 (0.85%) Big Data
6 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.85%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 10 (8.55%) Talend Open Studio
2 5 (4.27%) QuickTest Pro
2 5 (4.27%) LoadRunner
3 3 (2.56%) Oracle Forms
General
1 34 (29.06%) Finance
2 7 (5.98%) Retail
3 6 (5.13%) General Ledger
3 6 (5.13%) Local Government
4 5 (4.27%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.71%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 32 (27.35%) Analyst
2 22 (18.80%) Consultant
3 13 (11.11%) Network Engineer
3 13 (11.11%) Service Analyst
3 13 (11.11%) Service Desk Analyst
4 10 (8.55%) Developer
5 9 (7.69%) Network Security Engineer
5 9 (7.69%) Security Engineer
5 9 (7.69%) Technical Leader
6 8 (6.84%) Java Developer
7 7 (5.98%) Oracle Developer
7 7 (5.98%) Support Analyst
8 6 (5.13%) Support Specialist
8 6 (5.13%) DBA
8 6 (5.13%) Test Analyst
8 6 (5.13%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
8 6 (5.13%) SAP Consultant
8 6 (5.13%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 6 (5.13%) SAP Support
8 6 (5.13%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (17.09%) Middleware
2 8 (6.84%) Web Services
3 3 (2.56%) Java SE
4 2 (1.71%) JSF
4 2 (1.71%) XML
5 1 (0.85%) HTML
5 1 (0.85%) .NET
5 1 (0.85%) CSS
5 1 (0.85%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.13%) User Experience
1 6 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (0.85%) Blackberry
2 1 (0.85%) Replication
2 1 (0.85%) Mathematics
2 1 (0.85%) Life Science
2 1 (0.85%) CMDB
2 1 (0.85%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (0.85%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 21 (17.95%) Windows
2 16 (13.68%) Windows 7
3 11 (9.40%) Windows XP
3 11 (9.40%) Windows Server 2003
3 11 (9.40%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (6.84%) Linux
5 5 (4.27%) UNIX
6 4 (3.42%) Solaris
7 1 (0.85%) CentOS
7 1 (0.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.85%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (26.50%) Incident Management
2 27 (23.08%) ITIL
3 23 (19.66%) Problem Management
4 19 (16.24%) Migration
5 18 (15.38%) Service Management
5 18 (15.38%) People Management
6 13 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
7 11 (9.40%) Business Intelligence
8 10 (8.55%) ERP
8 10 (8.55%) Data Migration
9 8 (6.84%) Change Management
10 7 (5.98%) Stakeholder Management
11 6 (5.13%) Agile Software Development
11 6 (5.13%) Test Scripting
11 6 (5.13%) Infrastructure Management
12 5 (4.27%) Knowledge Management
12 5 (4.27%) Test Automation
12 5 (4.27%) Regression Testing
12 5 (4.27%) ITSM
13 4 (3.42%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 8 (6.84%) Java
2 5 (4.27%) PL/SQL
2 5 (4.27%) SQL
3 4 (3.42%) VBScript
3 4 (3.42%) VB
3 4 (3.42%) PowerShell
4 3 (2.56%) C
5 2 (1.71%) Bash Shell
5 2 (1.71%) Python
5 2 (1.71%) Perl
6 1 (0.85%) Ruby
6 1 (0.85%) C#
6 1 (0.85%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.85%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 117 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 19 (16.24%) MCP
3 8 (6.84%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (5.98%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (5.98%) MCSE
5 6 (5.13%) MCSA
5 6 (5.13%) MCDST
5 6 (5.13%) MCITP
5 6 (5.13%) ISTQB
5 6 (5.13%) ISEB
6 5 (4.27%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 5 (4.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 5 (4.27%) CCNA
7 4 (3.42%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 3 (2.56%) CCIE
9 2 (1.71%) DV Cleared
9 2 (1.71%) Degree
10 1 (0.85%) CCNP
10 1 (0.85%) CCDP
10 1 (0.85%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (11.97%) SLA
2 10 (8.55%) Data Quality
System Software
1 13 (11.11%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.42%) Oracle RMAN
2 4 (3.42%) XenApp
2 4 (3.42%) XenDesktop
3 1 (0.85%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.85%) GPFS
3 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (0.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.85%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 13 (11.11%) OpenView
2 11 (9.40%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 10 (8.55%) Oracle EDQ
4 9 (7.69%) FortiGate
5 6 (5.13%) HP Quality Center
6 4 (3.42%) SCCM
6 4 (3.42%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 4 (3.42%) EdgeSight
7 2 (1.71%) ServiceCenter
8 1 (0.85%) Nagios
8 1 (0.85%) MAILsweeper
8 1 (0.85%) WSUS
8 1 (0.85%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.85%) Opsview
Vendors
1 32 (27.35%) Oracle
2 22 (18.80%) Microsoft
3 15 (12.82%) HP
4 13 (11.11%) Cisco
5 12 (10.26%) Juniper
6 11 (9.40%) Lotus
7 10 (8.55%) Talend
8 9 (7.69%) F5
8 9 (7.69%) Fortinet
8 9 (7.69%) CheckPoint
9 6 (5.13%) SAP
10 5 (4.27%) Salesforce.com
10 5 (4.27%) Hyperion
10 5 (4.27%) Fujitsu
11 4 (3.42%) Citrix
11 4 (3.42%) AppSense
12 2 (1.71%) Sage
12 2 (1.71%) Cognos
12 2 (1.71%) PeopleSoft
13 1 (0.85%) IBM