The table below looks at the statistics for SC Cleared in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SC Cleared over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 172 121 191
Rank change year-on-year
-51 +70
Permanent jobs citing SC Cleared 1847 2500 1613
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.96% 2.52% 1.65%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.06% 9.14% 6.05%
Number of salaries quoted 1352 1963 1128
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,000 £29,200
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £68,500 £64,600
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £46,500 £43,000
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +8.13%
SC Cleared
UK

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

Qualifications Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
26156 27364 26645
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 27.69% 27.57% 27.18%
Number of salaries quoted 21168 22032 21157
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £71,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

SC Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

SC Cleared Jobs Demand Trend in England

SC Cleared
Salary Trend in England

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

SC Cleared Salary Trend in England

SC Cleared
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SC Cleared across the England region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

SC Cleared Salary Histogram in England

SC Cleared
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SC Cleared within the England region over the 3 months to 12 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
South East -41 613 £45,000 - 105
South West 0 405 £40,000 -11.11% 68
London -36 400 £57,500 +4.54% 81
West Midlands -42 104 £46,500 -15.45% 37
East of England -46 93 £55,000 +22.22% 15
East Midlands +38 78 £30,000 -33.33% 8
North West -46 68 £42,500 -8.60% 20
Yorkshire +20 65 £45,000 -3.22% 7
North East -8 6 £24,000 -43.52% 3
Midlands - 1 £37,500 - 1
SC Cleared
UK

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the England 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 3702 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 739 (19.96%) Windows
3 686 (18.53%) Degree
4 652 (17.61%) ITIL
5 637 (17.21%) Microsoft
6 626 (16.91%) Agile Software Development
7 598 (16.15%) SQL
8 590 (15.94%) Oracle
9 550 (14.86%) Java
10 523 (14.13%) Linux
11 481 (12.99%) DV Cleared
12 479 (12.94%) C
13 461 (12.45%) Cisco
14 451 (12.18%) Finance
15 414 (11.18%) Firewall
16 399 (10.78%) SQL Server
17 373 (10.08%) VMware
18 359 (9.70%) Unix
19 356 (9.62%) Cybersecurity
20 341 (9.21%) Cisco Certification
21 328 (8.86%) Analytical Skills
22 319 (8.62%) HTML
23 311 (8.40%) C#
24 307 (8.29%) Software Engineering
25 303 (8.18%) Active Directory
26 300 (8.10%) MS Excel
27 291 (7.86%) Telecoms
28 289 (7.81%) C++
29 279 (7.54%) JavaScript
29 279 (7.54%) Project Management

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the England 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
1 148 (4.00%) SharePoint
2 114 (3.08%) WebLogic
3 100 (2.70%) JBoss
3 100 (2.70%) MS Exchange
4 88 (2.38%) Apache
5 66 (1.78%) Exchange Server 2010
6 59 (1.59%) Skype for Business
7 53 (1.43%) IIS
8 45 (1.22%) Tomcat
9 42 (1.13%) Confluence
9 42 (1.13%) Elasticsearch
10 38 (1.03%) BizTalk Server
10 38 (1.03%) Node.js
11 36 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2007
12 33 (0.89%) WebSphere
13 32 (0.86%) Alfresco
14 30 (0.81%) SharePoint 2013
15 27 (0.73%) Oracle Application Server
16 26 (0.70%) Joomla!
17 25 (0.68%) OpenStack
Applications
1 300 (8.10%) MS Excel
2 148 (4.00%) MS Office
3 50 (1.35%) MS Visio
4 45 (1.22%) MS Project
5 40 (1.08%) MS PowerPoint
6 13 (0.35%) SPSS
7 10 (0.27%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 7 (0.19%) Simulink
8 7 (0.19%) Windchill
9 6 (0.16%) OmniGraffle
9 6 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
10 5 (0.14%) Pro/ENGINEER
10 5 (0.14%) PTC Creo
11 4 (0.11%) AutoCAD
12 3 (0.081%) Adobe Illustrator
13 2 (0.054%) 3ds Max
13 2 (0.054%) CATIA
13 2 (0.054%) InfoPath
13 2 (0.054%) Mathcad
13 2 (0.054%) Maya
Business Applications
1 92 (2.49%) Oracle EBS
2 64 (1.73%) Oracle Applications
3 43 (1.16%) Oracle EBS R12
4 30 (0.81%) SAP CO
4 30 (0.81%) SAP FI
4 30 (0.81%) SAP FI/CO
5 24 (0.65%) Remedy ITSM
6 23 (0.62%) Oracle ERP
6 23 (0.62%) SAP SRM
7 20 (0.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 17 (0.46%) Dynamics CRM
8 17 (0.46%) SAP HR
9 16 (0.43%) Oracle 11i
9 16 (0.43%) SAP HCM
10 12 (0.32%) Oracle CRM
10 12 (0.32%) Oracle SCM
11 11 (0.30%) Primavera
12 9 (0.24%) SAP ERP
13 8 (0.22%) Oracle HRMS
14 7 (0.19%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 78 (2.11%) Office 365
2 77 (2.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 65 (1.76%) SaaS
4 58 (1.57%) Amazon AWS
5 52 (1.40%) SuccessFactors
6 51 (1.38%) IaaS
7 39 (1.05%) Azure Active Directory
8 34 (0.92%) Cloud Computing
9 31 (0.84%) PaaS
10 12 (0.32%) Amazon EC2
10 12 (0.32%) Oracle CX
11 6 (0.16%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 6 (0.16%) Heroku
12 5 (0.14%) Amazon S3
13 4 (0.11%) Google App Engine
13 4 (0.11%) Google Cloud Platform
14 3 (0.081%) Amazon EMR
15 1 (0.027%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 414 (11.18%) Firewall
2 240 (6.48%) WAN
3 223 (6.02%) LAN
4 185 (5.00%) Network Security
5 162 (4.38%) TCP/IP
6 134 (3.62%) VPN
7 126 (3.40%) DNS
8 111 (3.00%) Internet
9 108 (2.92%) SAN
10 107 (2.89%) Wireless
11 103 (2.78%) MPLS
12 95 (2.57%) BGP
13 79 (2.13%) OSPF
14 77 (2.08%) Cisco ASA
15 67 (1.81%) IPsec
16 66 (1.78%) HTTP
17 61 (1.65%) Cisco Nexus
18 60 (1.62%) DHCP
19 58 (1.57%) SSL
20 57 (1.54%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 399 (10.78%) SQL Server
2 173 (4.67%) Oracle Database
3 151 (4.08%) Big Data
4 113 (3.05%) MongoDB
5 106 (2.86%) Relational Database
6 83 (2.24%) Hadoop
7 71 (1.92%) Oracle Database 11g
8 66 (1.78%) NoSQL
9 57 (1.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 56 (1.51%) RDBMS
10 56 (1.51%) SQL Server 2012
11 54 (1.46%) BusinessObjects
12 51 (1.38%) MySQL
13 49 (1.32%) Crystal Reports
14 46 (1.24%) Oracle Database 12c
14 46 (1.24%) Oracle Exadata
14 46 (1.24%) Oracle Reports
15 45 (1.22%) Data Warehouse
16 43 (1.16%) Oracle Database 10g
17 42 (1.13%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 89 (2.40%) JUnit
2 88 (2.38%) Git (software)
2 88 (2.38%) Selenium
3 79 (2.13%) Subversion
4 78 (2.11%) JIRA
5 76 (2.05%) Maven
6 68 (1.84%) Visual Studio
7 64 (1.73%) Rational DOORS
8 60 (1.62%) Team Foundation Server
9 56 (1.51%) Jenkins
10 42 (1.13%) Eclipse
11 36 (0.97%) Ant
11 36 (0.97%) LoadRunner
12 29 (0.78%) Jasmine
12 29 (0.78%) Moq
13 28 (0.76%) TeamCity
14 27 (0.73%) IntelliJ
15 26 (0.70%) Apache Ivy
16 23 (0.62%) Cucumber
17 19 (0.51%) JMeter
General
1 451 (12.18%) Finance
2 291 (7.86%) Telecoms
3 132 (3.57%) Manufacturing
4 121 (3.27%) Military
5 93 (2.51%) Banking
6 87 (2.35%) Legal
7 83 (2.24%) Marketing
8 80 (2.16%) Aerospace
9 70 (1.89%) Electronics
10 42 (1.13%) Billing
11 40 (1.08%) Law
12 38 (1.03%) Retail
13 27 (0.73%) Local Government
14 17 (0.46%) Financial Institution
14 17 (0.46%) Welsh Language
15 14 (0.38%) Publishing
16 12 (0.32%) Advertising
17 11 (0.30%) Avionics
18 8 (0.22%) Multimedia
19 6 (0.16%) Games
Job Titles
1 594 (16.05%) Analyst
2 385 (10.40%) Consultant
3 382 (10.32%) Developer
4 365 (9.86%) Architect
5 213 (5.75%) Network Engineer
6 178 (4.81%) Support Engineer
7 173 (4.67%) Security Consultant
8 159 (4.29%) DBA
9 143 (3.86%) Project Manager
10 137 (3.70%) Support Analyst
11 125 (3.38%) Java Developer
12 119 (3.21%) Administrator
13 115 (3.11%) Oracle DBA
13 115 (3.11%) Systems Engineer
14 112 (3.03%) Software Engineer
15 100 (2.70%) Security Engineer
16 89 (2.40%) Business Analyst
16 89 (2.40%) Technical Architect
17 85 (2.30%) Solutions Architect
18 80 (2.16%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 319 (8.62%) HTML
2 269 (7.27%) .NET
3 194 (5.24%) CSS
4 193 (5.21%) XML
5 148 (4.00%) Spring
6 147 (3.97%) Web Services
7 143 (3.86%) Hibernate
8 137 (3.70%) J2EE
9 126 (3.40%) HTML5
10 115 (3.11%) Middleware
11 94 (2.54%) SOAP
12 89 (2.40%) ASP.NET
13 75 (2.03%) REST
14 72 (1.94%) Java EE
15 70 (1.89%) EJB
16 58 (1.57%) JSON
17 55 (1.49%) Apache Flex
17 55 (1.49%) CSS3
18 51 (1.38%) Oracle Fusion
19 50 (1.35%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 328 (8.86%) Analytical Skills
2 274 (7.40%) Management Information System
3 217 (5.86%) Computer Science
4 178 (4.81%) Data Centre
5 96 (2.59%) Driving Licence
6 95 (2.57%) Mathematics
7 73 (1.97%) Visualisation
8 68 (1.84%) CESG
9 64 (1.73%) Security Operations Centre
10 61 (1.65%) PKI
11 60 (1.62%) User Experience
12 44 (1.19%) Clustering
13 42 (1.13%) Private Cloud
14 35 (0.95%) Cybercrime
15 33 (0.89%) Digital Media
15 33 (0.89%) Oracle Exalogic
16 31 (0.84%) iPhone
17 30 (0.81%) Cyberthreat
17 30 (0.81%) Mobile App
17 30 (0.81%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 739 (19.96%) Windows
2 523 (14.13%) Linux
3 359 (9.70%) Unix
4 248 (6.70%) Windows Server
5 154 (4.16%) Windows Server 2012
6 137 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
7 116 (3.13%) Windows Server 2003
8 110 (2.97%) Solaris
9 80 (2.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 63 (1.70%) Android
10 63 (1.70%) Mac OS X
11 53 (1.43%) CentOS
11 53 (1.43%) Windows 7
12 48 (1.30%) Windows XP
13 32 (0.86%) AIX
13 32 (0.86%) Windows 8
13 32 (0.86%) Windows Phone
14 29 (0.78%) Apple iOS
15 22 (0.59%) SUSE
15 22 (0.59%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 652 (17.61%) ITIL
2 626 (16.91%) Agile Software Development
3 356 (9.62%) Cybersecurity
4 307 (8.29%) Software Engineering
5 279 (7.54%) Project Management
6 276 (7.46%) Information Security
7 224 (6.05%) UML
8 201 (5.43%) ERP
9 196 (5.29%) PRINCE2
10 186 (5.02%) Scrum
11 178 (4.81%) Continuous Integration
12 177 (4.78%) Service Management
13 171 (4.62%) Stakeholder Management
14 168 (4.54%) Presales
14 168 (4.54%) SOA
15 166 (4.48%) Service Delivery
16 159 (4.29%) Open Source
17 154 (4.16%) SDLC
18 147 (3.97%) Mentoring
19 146 (3.94%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 598 (16.15%) SQL
2 550 (14.86%) Java
3 479 (12.94%) C
4 311 (8.40%) C#
5 289 (7.81%) C++
6 279 (7.54%) JavaScript
7 217 (5.86%) Python
8 108 (2.92%) Perl
9 97 (2.62%) Ruby
10 95 (2.57%) PL/SQL
11 80 (2.16%) Shell Script
12 72 (1.94%) PowerShell
13 61 (1.65%) Bash Shell
14 53 (1.43%) Scala
15 41 (1.11%) VB
16 36 (0.97%) PHP
16 36 (0.97%) VB.NET
17 32 (0.86%) Objective-C
18 26 (0.70%) T-SQL
19 23 (0.62%) XPath
Qualifications
1 3702 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 686 (18.53%) Degree
3 481 (12.99%) DV Cleared
4 341 (9.21%) Cisco Certification
5 236 (6.37%) CCNA
5 236 (6.37%) CISSP
6 210 (5.67%) CCNP
7 172 (4.65%) BPSS Clearance
8 108 (2.92%) CISM
9 96 (2.59%) Microsoft Certification
10 73 (1.97%) CESG Certified Professional
11 70 (1.89%) MCSE
12 64 (1.73%) ITIL Certification
13 63 (1.70%) ISEB
14 52 (1.40%) MCSA
15 51 (1.38%) ISTQB
16 49 (1.32%) CLAS
16 49 (1.32%) CREST Certified
17 47 (1.27%) SANS
18 45 (1.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 227 (6.13%) SLA
2 127 (3.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 86 (2.32%) QA
4 59 (1.59%) PCI DSS
5 44 (1.19%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 39 (1.05%) RMADS
7 34 (0.92%) JSP 440
8 28 (0.76%) GPG13
9 21 (0.57%) Disclosure Scotland
10 20 (0.54%) COBIT
11 19 (0.51%) Def Stans
11 19 (0.51%) ISO 9001
12 12 (0.32%) Data Quality
13 11 (0.30%) FISMA
14 10 (0.27%) ISO22301
14 10 (0.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
15 9 (0.24%) HMG Infosec
16 6 (0.16%) DO-178B
16 6 (0.16%) PA-DSS
17 5 (0.14%) GxP
System Software
1 303 (8.18%) Active Directory
2 232 (6.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 109 (2.94%) vSphere
4 105 (2.84%) Hyper-V
5 68 (1.84%) Oracle RAC
6 38 (1.03%) Docker
7 32 (0.86%) BitLocker
8 28 (0.76%) VMware ESX
9 27 (0.73%) XenApp
10 22 (0.59%) vCloud
11 17 (0.46%) XenDesktop
12 16 (0.43%) XenServer
13 15 (0.41%) Microsoft App-V
14 14 (0.38%) VMware ESXi
15 13 (0.35%) Firmware
15 13 (0.35%) Oracle Clusterware
15 13 (0.35%) Snort
16 12 (0.32%) Apache ZooKeeper
16 12 (0.32%) Terminal Services
17 8 (0.22%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 96 (2.59%) SCCM
2 75 (2.03%) Oracle RMAN
3 74 (2.00%) Puppet
4 66 (1.78%) SCOM
5 51 (1.38%) Data Guard
6 43 (1.16%) Ansible
7 42 (1.13%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 39 (1.05%) Windows Intune
9 37 (1.00%) HP Quality Center
10 34 (0.92%) Cisco CUCM
11 32 (0.86%) Cisco UCCX
11 32 (0.86%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 32 (0.86%) McAfee ePO
12 31 (0.84%) NetBackup
13 26 (0.70%) SCVMM
14 23 (0.62%) Nessus
15 21 (0.57%) Norton AntiVirus
16 20 (0.54%) Backup Exec
16 20 (0.54%) Oracle ZFS
16 20 (0.54%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 637 (17.21%) Microsoft
2 590 (15.94%) Oracle
3 461 (12.45%) Cisco
4 373 (10.08%) VMware
5 263 (7.10%) SAP
6 255 (6.89%) Juniper
7 128 (3.46%) HP
8 127 (3.43%) Remedy
9 120 (3.24%) CheckPoint
10 110 (2.97%) IBM
11 104 (2.81%) Citrix
12 72 (1.94%) Palo Alto
13 71 (1.92%) EMC
13 71 (1.92%) F5
14 62 (1.67%) Red Hat
15 60 (1.62%) Intel Security
16 57 (1.54%) Ariba
16 57 (1.54%) NetApp
17 54 (1.46%) Sun
18 51 (1.38%) ArcSight
London
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + Car Allowance, Bonus, Benfits
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £60000 - £95000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Central London / West End
Senitor Associates
Salary: £50000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 10 hours ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £32000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Sanderson
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Greenford, Middlesex
Connectus
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £43000 per annum + On Call £4,000 + Overtime Available
Posted: 12 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Daisy Group
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Spencer Rose
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum dependent on experience
Posted: 13 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £85,000 base + strong package
Posted: 14 hours ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + On Call Over Time £4,500
Posted: 14 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - 60,000
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - 60,000
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £65,000 - £110,000+ plus unrivalled benefits package
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £90,000
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Vertical IT
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Competitive + bonus + pension
Posted: 18 hours ago
Midlands
EMBS Ltd
Salary: £30k - 70k per year + Car allow, medical, pension, 36 hols
Posted: 18 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Competitive Salary package
Posted: 19 hours ago
West Midlands
Hunter Macdonald Ltd
Salary: benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Stafford, Staffordshire
EMBS - People Transfer
Salary: Amazing Bens + MS Training
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hunter Macdonald Ltd
Salary: benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Solihull, West Midlands
Project People Ltd.
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
Hunter Macdonald Ltd
Salary: benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: 80K - 90k + EXCELLENT PACKAGE
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 70,000 - 90,000 + Car + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,0000 - 75,000 + Excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Camberley, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 55,000 - 75,000 + bonus + car
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 55,000 + bonus + car
Posted: Yesterday