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 2 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 108 73 89
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +16
Permanent jobs citing SC Cleared 22 54 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.25% 2.79% 1.62%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.12% 11.49% 6.25%
Number of salaries quoted 13 39 15
Average salary £42,500 £50,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,800 £27,950 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%
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
430 470 416
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 24.46% 24.29% 25.87%
Number of salaries quoted 322 340 332
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £23,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 2 September 2015.

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 2 September 2015. 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 -21 15 £42,500 -21.29%
Runcorn -3 2 £40,000 +44.14%
Crewe -13 1 £45,000 -
Ellesmere Port - 1 - -
Chester - 1 £30,000 -
SC Cleared
North West

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 37 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 12 (32.43%) SAP
3 10 (27.03%) Finance
4 9 (24.32%) Service Management
4 9 (24.32%) ITIL
5 8 (21.62%) SAP FI
5 8 (21.62%) SAP FI/CO
5 8 (21.62%) SAP CO
5 8 (21.62%) Problem Management
6 7 (18.92%) Incident Management
6 7 (18.92%) General Ledger
6 7 (18.92%) Service Delivery
6 7 (18.92%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (18.92%) HP
7 6 (16.22%) Data Centre
7 6 (16.22%) Manufacturing
7 6 (16.22%) Change Management
7 6 (16.22%) NetBackup
7 6 (16.22%) Life Science
8 5 (13.51%) Information Management
8 5 (13.51%) Microsoft
8 5 (13.51%) Oracle
8 5 (13.51%) Veeam
9 4 (10.81%) Metasploit
9 4 (10.81%) Network Security
9 4 (10.81%) Wireshark
9 4 (10.81%) Video Conferencing
9 4 (10.81%) Open Source
9 4 (10.81%) Performance Tuning
9 4 (10.81%) LAN

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 4 (10.81%) SharePoint
2 3 (8.11%) Documentum
3 2 (5.41%) WebLogic
3 2 (5.41%) IBM Notes
4 1 (2.70%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (2.70%) Oracle Application Server
4 1 (2.70%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (8.11%) MS Office
1 3 (8.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (21.62%) SAP FI/CO
1 8 (21.62%) SAP CO
1 8 (21.62%) SAP FI
2 3 (8.11%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (8.11%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (5.41%) Oracle 11i
3 2 (5.41%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (2.70%) SAP FSCM
4 1 (2.70%) SAP BPC
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.81%) LAN
1 4 (10.81%) WAN
1 4 (10.81%) Firewall
1 4 (10.81%) Wireshark
1 4 (10.81%) Network Security
2 2 (5.41%) SAN
3 1 (2.70%) Intranet
3 1 (2.70%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.11%) QlikView
2 2 (5.41%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (5.41%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.70%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (2.70%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 4 (10.81%) Metasploit
2 1 (2.70%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (2.70%) MSI
General
1 10 (27.03%) Finance
2 7 (18.92%) General Ledger
3 6 (16.22%) Manufacturing
4 2 (5.41%) Local Government
5 1 (2.70%) Advertising
5 1 (2.70%) Billing
Job Titles
1 13 (35.14%) Analyst
2 9 (24.32%) Consultant
3 8 (21.62%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
3 8 (21.62%) SAP Consultant
4 7 (18.92%) SAP Support
4 7 (18.92%) SAP Support Consultant
4 7 (18.92%) SAP Support Analyst
4 7 (18.92%) Support Analyst
4 7 (18.92%) Support Consultant
4 7 (18.92%) SAP Analyst
5 4 (10.81%) Head of Service Delivery
5 4 (10.81%) Network Engineer
5 4 (10.81%) Senior Network Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) Security Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) Senior Network Security Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) Senior Security Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) Network Security Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) Business Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) DBA
7 2 (5.41%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.11%) JSP
2 2 (5.41%) Middleware
3 1 (2.70%) Oracle Streams
3 1 (2.70%) jQuery
3 1 (2.70%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.22%) Life Science
1 6 (16.22%) Data Centre
2 4 (10.81%) Video Conferencing
2 4 (10.81%) Management Information System
3 3 (8.11%) RMADS
4 2 (5.41%) Clustering
4 2 (5.41%) HP Superdome
5 1 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.70%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.11%) UNIX
1 3 (8.11%) AIX
1 3 (8.11%) Solaris
2 2 (5.41%) Linux
2 2 (5.41%) HPUX
2 2 (5.41%) Windows
3 1 (2.70%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (24.32%) ITIL
1 9 (24.32%) Service Management
2 8 (21.62%) Problem Management
3 7 (18.92%) Service Delivery
3 7 (18.92%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (18.92%) Incident Management
4 6 (16.22%) Change Management
5 5 (13.51%) Information Management
6 4 (10.81%) Ethical Hacking
6 4 (10.81%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (10.81%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (10.81%) Open Source
7 3 (8.11%) Data Management
7 3 (8.11%) Document Management
7 3 (8.11%) Business Continuity
8 2 (5.41%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (5.41%) Capacity Planning
8 2 (5.41%) High Availability
8 2 (5.41%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (5.41%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.41%) Perl
1 2 (5.41%) Shell Script
2 1 (2.70%) PL/SQL
2 1 (2.70%) SQL
2 1 (2.70%) C#
2 1 (2.70%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 37 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (10.81%) CEH
2 4 (10.81%) CCIE
2 4 (10.81%) CCNP
2 4 (10.81%) CCNA
2 4 (10.81%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (5.41%) MCDST
3 2 (5.41%) Degree
3 2 (5.41%) MCP
4 1 (2.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (2.70%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.11%) SLA
1 3 (8.11%) JSP 440
System Software
1 2 (5.41%) Samba
2 1 (2.70%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 6 (16.22%) NetBackup
2 2 (5.41%) OpenView
2 2 (5.41%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (2.70%) SCCM
3 1 (2.70%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 12 (32.43%) SAP
2 7 (18.92%) HP
3 5 (13.51%) Oracle
3 5 (13.51%) Microsoft
3 5 (13.51%) Veeam
4 4 (10.81%) Cisco
4 4 (10.81%) Juniper
4 4 (10.81%) CheckPoint
5 3 (8.11%) IBM
6 2 (5.41%) VMware
6 2 (5.41%) Lotus
7 1 (2.70%) Veritas