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

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 82 78 112
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +34
Permanent jobs citing SC Cleared 31 47 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.81% 2.62% 1.18%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.31% 10.33% 5.47%
Number of salaries quoted 31 24 9
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,363 £24,500 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,215 £67,500 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,250 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +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
373 455 402
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 21.84% 25.32% 21.47%
Number of salaries quoted 262 302 299
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 £23,500 £25,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,215 £50,000 £52,500
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 24 April 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 24 April 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
(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
Warrington 0 20 £47,500 +35.71%
SC Cleared
North West

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 87 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 23 (26.44%) ITIL
3 21 (24.14%) Service Management
3 21 (24.14%) Finance
4 20 (22.99%) Microsoft
4 20 (22.99%) MCP
4 20 (22.99%) SAP
4 20 (22.99%) MS Excel
5 19 (21.84%) HP
6 18 (20.69%) SAP FI
6 18 (20.69%) SAP FI/CO
6 18 (20.69%) SAP CO
7 17 (19.54%) General Ledger
7 17 (19.54%) Stakeholder Management
8 15 (17.24%) Lotus
8 15 (17.24%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 15 (17.24%) OpenView
8 15 (17.24%) SLA
8 15 (17.24%) IBM Notes
8 15 (17.24%) Oracle
8 15 (17.24%) MS Office
8 15 (17.24%) Network Security
9 14 (16.09%) Incident Management
9 14 (16.09%) Performance Tuning
9 14 (16.09%) Cisco
9 14 (16.09%) Firewall
10 12 (13.79%) Juniper
11 10 (11.49%) CheckPoint
11 10 (11.49%) Windows
12 9 (10.34%) Linux

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 15 (17.24%) IBM Notes
2 5 (5.75%) WebLogic
3 3 (3.45%) Oracle Service Bus
4 2 (2.30%) Apache
4 2 (2.30%) Tomcat
4 2 (2.30%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.30%) Documentum
4 2 (2.30%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 20 (22.99%) MS Excel
2 15 (17.24%) MS Office
3 1 (1.15%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 18 (20.69%) SAP FI/CO
1 18 (20.69%) SAP CO
1 18 (20.69%) SAP FI
2 5 (5.75%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (5.75%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (3.45%) Oracle 11i
3 3 (3.45%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (1.15%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (1.15%) SAP FSCM
4 1 (1.15%) SAP BPC
Communications & Networking
1 15 (17.24%) Network Security
2 14 (16.09%) Firewall
3 8 (9.20%) LAN
3 8 (9.20%) WAN
4 6 (6.90%) FirePass
4 6 (6.90%) Junos
5 5 (5.75%) Wireshark
6 2 (2.30%) LDAP
6 2 (2.30%) HTTP
6 2 (2.30%) SSL
6 2 (2.30%) SAN
6 2 (2.30%) OpenLDAP
7 1 (1.15%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (1.15%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.75%) Oracle Database 10g
1 5 (5.75%) Oracle Database 11g
1 5 (5.75%) Oracle Database
2 3 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (3.45%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (3.45%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (3.45%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.45%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (2.30%) Oracle Discoverer
3 2 (2.30%) QlikView
3 2 (2.30%) Oracle BI EE
3 2 (2.30%) Essbase
3 2 (2.30%) Oracle Exadata
4 1 (1.15%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 5 (5.75%) Metasploit
2 3 (3.45%) Oracle Forms
General
1 21 (24.14%) Finance
2 17 (19.54%) General Ledger
3 8 (9.20%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 41 (47.13%) Analyst
2 22 (25.29%) Consultant
3 18 (20.69%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
3 18 (20.69%) SAP Consultant
4 17 (19.54%) SAP Support
5 15 (17.24%) Service Desk Analyst
5 15 (17.24%) Support Analyst
5 15 (17.24%) Service Analyst
6 13 (14.94%) Network Engineer
7 12 (13.79%) Support Consultant
7 12 (13.79%) SAP Support Consultant
8 10 (11.49%) SAP Support Analyst
8 10 (11.49%) SAP Analyst
9 9 (10.34%) Network Security Engineer
9 9 (10.34%) Security Engineer
10 8 (9.20%) Developer
10 8 (9.20%) Java Developer
11 7 (8.05%) Oracle Developer
12 6 (6.90%) Support Specialist
13 5 (5.75%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (9.20%) Web Services
1 8 (9.20%) Middleware
2 3 (3.45%) Java SE
3 2 (2.30%) JSP
3 2 (2.30%) JSF
3 2 (2.30%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.90%) Video Conferencing
2 5 (5.75%) Open Source
2 5 (5.75%) User Experience
2 5 (5.75%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.60%) RMADS
4 2 (2.30%) HP Superdome
4 2 (2.30%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.30%) Replication
4 2 (2.30%) Clustering
5 1 (1.15%) Life Science
5 1 (1.15%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 10 (11.49%) Windows
2 9 (10.34%) Linux
3 5 (5.75%) Windows XP
3 5 (5.75%) Windows 7
3 5 (5.75%) UNIX
4 4 (4.60%) Solaris
5 3 (3.45%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
5 3 (3.45%) SUSE
6 2 (2.30%) AIX
6 2 (2.30%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (26.44%) ITIL
2 21 (24.14%) Service Management
3 17 (19.54%) Stakeholder Management
4 14 (16.09%) Incident Management
4 14 (16.09%) Performance Tuning
5 9 (10.34%) Service Delivery
6 8 (9.20%) Change Management
7 7 (8.05%) Problem Management
8 6 (6.90%) Business Continuity
9 5 (5.75%) ITSM
9 5 (5.75%) Knowledge Management
9 5 (5.75%) Infrastructure Management
10 4 (4.60%) Vulnerability Management
10 4 (4.60%) Enterprise Architecture
10 4 (4.60%) Security Architecture
10 4 (4.60%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (4.60%) TOGAF
11 3 (3.45%) Ethical Hacking
11 3 (3.45%) User Acceptance Testing
12 2 (2.30%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 8 (9.20%) Java
2 5 (5.75%) SQL
3 3 (3.45%) T-SQL
4 2 (2.30%) Shell Script
4 2 (2.30%) Perl
4 2 (2.30%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 87 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 20 (22.99%) MCP
3 8 (9.20%) CISSP
3 8 (9.20%) DV Cleared
4 7 (8.05%) CCNA
4 7 (8.05%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (6.90%) CCIE
5 6 (6.90%) CCNP
6 5 (5.75%) MCSE
6 5 (5.75%) MCSA
6 5 (5.75%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (5.75%) MCDST
6 5 (5.75%) MCITP
6 5 (5.75%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 4 (4.60%) CISMP
7 4 (4.60%) CISM
8 2 (2.30%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (17.24%) SLA
2 4 (4.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (2.30%) JSP 440
4 1 (1.15%) COBIT
System Software
1 5 (5.75%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.30%) Samba
Systems Management
1 15 (17.24%) OpenView
1 15 (17.24%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 6 (6.90%) SCCM
2 6 (6.90%) FortiGate
3 5 (5.75%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 5 (5.75%) Oracle RMAN
4 3 (3.45%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 20 (22.99%) SAP
1 20 (22.99%) Microsoft
2 19 (21.84%) HP
3 15 (17.24%) Lotus
3 15 (17.24%) Oracle
4 14 (16.09%) Cisco
5 12 (13.79%) Juniper
6 10 (11.49%) CheckPoint
7 6 (6.90%) Fortinet
7 6 (6.90%) F5
8 2 (2.30%) Brocade
8 2 (2.30%) Hyperion
8 2 (2.30%) IBM
8 2 (2.30%) EMC