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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 95 73 51
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -22
Permanent jobs citing SC Cleared 6 54 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.46% 2.91% 4.03%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.82% 12.53% 14.71%
Number of salaries quoted 6 54 25
Average salary £30,223 £37,750 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.94% -2.58%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £46,500 £43,000
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +8.13%
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
330 431 435
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 25.33% 23.25% 27.38%
Number of salaries quoted 284 343 301
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £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
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 9 February 2016. 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 -19 6 £30,223 +20.89% 1
SC Cleared
North West

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 12 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (50.00%) Linux
3 5 (41.67%) ITIL
3 5 (41.67%) Information Security
4 4 (33.33%) Perl
4 4 (33.33%) Python
4 4 (33.33%) Unix
4 4 (33.33%) Intel
4 4 (33.33%) IBM
4 4 (33.33%) SPSS
4 4 (33.33%) Tivoli
4 4 (33.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 4 (33.33%) Degree
4 4 (33.33%) Visualisation
4 4 (33.33%) Bash Shell
4 4 (33.33%) Data Visualisation
4 4 (33.33%) Data Analytics
4 4 (33.33%) Analytics
4 4 (33.33%) GPFS
4 4 (33.33%) Line Management
4 4 (33.33%) IBM BigInsights
5 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
5 3 (25.00%) Information Management
5 3 (25.00%) Management Information System
5 3 (25.00%) Legal
6 2 (16.67%) Snort
6 2 (16.67%) GCIH
6 2 (16.67%) GCFA
6 2 (16.67%) Intrusion Detection

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 4 (33.33%) SPSS
2 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (16.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) Intrusion Detection
1 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
1 2 (16.67%) tcpdump
1 2 (16.67%) Wireshark
2 1 (8.33%) LAN
2 1 (8.33%) Wireless
2 1 (8.33%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) IBM BigInsights
General
1 3 (25.00%) Legal
2 1 (8.33%) Billing
2 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Administrator
1 4 (33.33%) Analyst
1 4 (33.33%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (16.67%) Cyberthreat Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Graduate
2 2 (16.67%) Graduate Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Graduate IT Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Graduate Risk Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Graduate Security Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) IT Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) IT Graduate
2 2 (16.67%) IT Risk Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) IT Security Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Risk Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Security Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Security Risk Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) DV Cleared Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Graduate Business Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Information Officer
3 1 (8.33%) Site Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Visualisation
2 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (25.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (16.67%) Client/Server
3 2 (16.67%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 6 (50.00%) Linux
2 4 (33.33%) Unix
3 2 (16.67%) Mac OS X
3 2 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Information Security
1 5 (41.67%) ITIL
2 4 (33.33%) Analytics
2 4 (33.33%) Data Analytics
2 4 (33.33%) Data Visualisation
2 4 (33.33%) Line Management
3 3 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
3 3 (25.00%) Information Management
4 2 (16.67%) Coaching
4 2 (16.67%) Computer Security
4 2 (16.67%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
4 2 (16.67%) Digital Forensics
4 2 (16.67%) Incident Management
4 2 (16.67%) Mentoring
4 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2
4 2 (16.67%) Project Management
4 2 (16.67%) Protective Monitoring
4 2 (16.67%) Reverse Engineering
4 2 (16.67%) Security Operations
4 2 (16.67%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) Bash Shell
1 4 (33.33%) Perl
1 4 (33.33%) Python
2 1 (8.33%) C
Qualifications
1 12 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (33.33%) Degree
3 2 (16.67%) EnCE
3 2 (16.67%) GCFA
3 2 (16.67%) GCIH
3 2 (16.67%) GREM
4 1 (8.33%) CISM
4 1 (8.33%) CISSP
4 1 (8.33%) DV Cleared
4 1 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (33.33%) GPFS
2 2 (16.67%) Snort
Systems Management
1 4 (33.33%) Tivoli
1 4 (33.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (16.67%) EnCase
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) IBM
1 4 (33.33%) Intel
2 2 (16.67%) AlienVault
2 2 (16.67%) LogRhythm
2 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (16.67%) NetWitness
2 2 (16.67%) Splunk
3 1 (8.33%) SAP