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 27 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 117 185 176
Rank change year-on-year
+68 -9
Permanent jobs citing SC Cleared 2602 1536 1776
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 2.44% 1.50% 1.64%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.83% 5.61% 5.76%
Number of salaries quoted 2010 1024 1309
Average salary £48,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.77% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £29,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £62,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +7.14%
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
29482 27364 30820
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 27.60% 26.77% 28.44%
Number of salaries quoted 23794 22179 26048
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £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 27 November 2014.

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 27 November 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
(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 +31 1068 £47,500 +5.55% 166
London +124 464 £55,000 +10.00% 66
South West +55 406 £44,500 -1.11% 67
West Midlands +43 209 £52,500 +16.66% 24
East of England +44 157 £50,000 +11.11% 19
North West +42 157 £50,000 +17.64% 16
East Midlands +42 71 £35,000 -6.66% 9
Yorkshire -17 59 £46,500 +20.00% 1
North East +2 31 £30,000 -63.63% 4
SC Cleared
UK

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, 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 5017 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 1440 (28.70%) Windows
3 1203 (23.98%) Microsoft
4 993 (19.79%) ITIL
5 953 (19.00%) Finance
6 925 (18.44%) DV Cleared
7 759 (15.13%) Oracle
8 731 (14.57%) SQL
9 682 (13.59%) Active Directory
10 599 (11.94%) VMware
11 591 (11.78%) Firewall
12 584 (11.64%) Linux
13 579 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
14 574 (11.44%) MS Excel
15 571 (11.38%) Cisco
16 541 (10.78%) Telecoms
17 512 (10.21%) Java
18 506 (10.09%) Degree
19 453 (9.03%) Windows Server 2003
20 439 (8.75%) HP
21 421 (8.39%) SharePoint
22 411 (8.19%) Retail
23 401 (7.99%) VMware Infrastructure
24 397 (7.91%) Project Management
25 396 (7.89%) Windows Server 2008
26 386 (7.69%) PRINCE2
27 378 (7.53%) Service Management
28 370 (7.37%) SQL Server
29 356 (7.10%) Analytical Skills
30 348 (6.94%) UNIX

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, 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
1 421 (8.39%) SharePoint
2 291 (5.80%) MS Exchange
3 151 (3.01%) Exchange Server 2010
4 142 (2.83%) Exchange Server 2003
5 140 (2.79%) IIS
6 137 (2.73%) SharePoint 2010
7 136 (2.71%) WebLogic
8 124 (2.47%) Lync
9 120 (2.39%) Apache
10 110 (2.19%) Exchange Server 2013
11 108 (2.15%) Exchange Server 2007
12 70 (1.40%) WebSphere
13 67 (1.34%) SharePoint Server
14 54 (1.08%) Oracle Workflow
15 52 (1.04%) JBoss
16 46 (0.92%) BizTalk Server
17 41 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2000
17 41 (0.82%) Joomla!
18 39 (0.78%) MS Project Server
19 38 (0.76%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 574 (11.44%) MS Excel
2 236 (4.70%) MS Office
3 71 (1.42%) MS Project
4 48 (0.96%) MS Visio
5 40 (0.80%) MS PowerPoint
6 11 (0.22%) InfoPath
7 9 (0.18%) Simulink
8 8 (0.16%) Acrobat
9 7 (0.14%) FrameMaker
10 5 (0.100%) Spreadsheet
11 4 (0.080%) AutoCAD
12 1 (0.020%) Pro/ENGINEER
12 1 (0.020%) SPSS
12 1 (0.020%) NASTRAN
Business Applications
1 184 (3.67%) Oracle EBS
2 123 (2.45%) Oracle EBS R12
3 103 (2.05%) Oracle Applications
4 92 (1.83%) Oracle ERP
5 58 (1.16%) Dynamics CRM
6 34 (0.68%) Remedy ITSM
7 27 (0.54%) Oracle HRMS
8 24 (0.48%) Oracle iRecruitment
9 22 (0.44%) Oracle Receivables
10 21 (0.42%) Oracle General Ledger
11 20 (0.40%) Oracle 11i
12 19 (0.38%) Oracle Payables
13 17 (0.34%) Oracle Financials
14 15 (0.30%) Oracle BPM
15 12 (0.24%) Oracle Payroll
16 10 (0.20%) SAP FI/CO
16 10 (0.20%) SAP FI
16 10 (0.20%) SAP CO
16 10 (0.20%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
17 8 (0.16%) Oracle Internet Expenses
Cloud Services
1 87 (1.73%) Office 365
2 22 (0.44%) SaaS
3 21 (0.42%) Microsoft Azure
4 18 (0.36%) Taleo
5 9 (0.18%) IaaS
6 8 (0.16%) Cloud Computing
7 6 (0.12%) PaaS
8 4 (0.080%) Amazon AWS
8 4 (0.080%) Amazon EC2
8 4 (0.080%) Amazon S3
8 4 (0.080%) Amazon EMR
9 2 (0.040%) OpenShift
9 2 (0.040%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 591 (11.78%) Firewall
2 339 (6.76%) DNS
3 260 (5.18%) WAN
4 251 (5.00%) LAN
5 221 (4.41%) DHCP
6 220 (4.39%) TCP/IP
7 198 (3.95%) Network Security
8 190 (3.79%) Wireless
9 188 (3.75%) SAN
10 162 (3.23%) Internet
11 125 (2.49%) HTTP
12 111 (2.21%) VPN
13 87 (1.73%) LDAP
14 79 (1.57%) Wireshark
15 76 (1.51%) Cisco ASA
16 74 (1.47%) VoIP
17 69 (1.38%) Unified Communications
18 61 (1.22%) NAS
19 57 (1.14%) MPLS
20 54 (1.08%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 370 (7.37%) SQL Server
2 216 (4.31%) Oracle Database
3 83 (1.65%) SQL Server 2008
4 81 (1.61%) Oracle Discoverer
5 76 (1.51%) MySQL
6 72 (1.44%) Oracle Database 11g
7 70 (1.40%) EDRMS
8 67 (1.34%) Data Warehouse
9 62 (1.24%) Relational Database
10 53 (1.06%) IDOL
11 47 (0.94%) Oracle Reports
12 46 (0.92%) Oracle BI EE
13 44 (0.88%) RDBMS
14 41 (0.82%) SQL Server 2005
15 40 (0.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 39 (0.78%) Oracle Database 10g
17 38 (0.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 35 (0.70%) MongoDB
19 30 (0.60%) Oracle BI Publisher
20 29 (0.58%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 125 (2.49%) JIRA
2 123 (2.45%) Subversion
3 86 (1.71%) Ant
4 85 (1.69%) Maven
5 84 (1.67%) Oracle Forms
6 83 (1.65%) Git (software)
6 83 (1.65%) Jenkins
7 76 (1.51%) TestDirector
8 62 (1.24%) Visual Studio
9 58 (1.16%) LoadRunner
10 49 (0.98%) QuickTest Pro
10 49 (0.98%) Selenium
11 46 (0.92%) Rational DOORS
12 42 (0.84%) Team Foundation Server
13 39 (0.78%) GCC
13 39 (0.78%) Eclipse
14 38 (0.76%) JUnit
14 38 (0.76%) Talend Open Studio
15 36 (0.72%) GDB
16 31 (0.62%) Apache Ivy
General
1 953 (19.00%) Finance
2 541 (10.78%) Telecoms
3 411 (8.19%) Retail
4 135 (2.69%) Banking
5 121 (2.41%) Military
6 97 (1.93%) Aerospace
7 94 (1.87%) Legal
8 87 (1.73%) Electronics
9 71 (1.42%) Back Office
10 57 (1.14%) Manufacturing
11 51 (1.02%) Marketing
12 28 (0.56%) Local Government
13 25 (0.50%) German Language
14 20 (0.40%) Law
15 19 (0.38%) Publishing
16 14 (0.28%) Advertising
17 10 (0.20%) Automotive
17 10 (0.20%) French Language
18 9 (0.18%) Spanish Language
18 9 (0.18%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 737 (14.69%) Consultant
2 561 (11.18%) Analyst
3 556 (11.08%) Architect
4 484 (9.65%) Developer
5 274 (5.46%) Support Engineer
6 259 (5.16%) Project Manager
7 184 (3.67%) Network Engineer
8 145 (2.89%) Security Consultant
9 140 (2.79%) Software Engineer
10 136 (2.71%) DBA
11 129 (2.57%) Java Developer
12 125 (2.49%) Network Architect
13 117 (2.33%) Senior Architect
14 115 (2.29%) Support Analyst
15 111 (2.21%) Technical Architect
16 108 (2.15%) Test Analyst
17 107 (2.13%) Oracle DBA
17 107 (2.13%) Oracle Consultant
18 104 (2.07%) Service Manager
19 100 (1.99%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 298 (5.94%) .NET
2 293 (5.84%) HTML
3 250 (4.98%) XML
4 195 (3.89%) CSS
5 149 (2.97%) Middleware
6 144 (2.87%) HTML5
7 140 (2.79%) ASP.NET
7 140 (2.79%) J2EE
8 137 (2.73%) Web Services
9 122 (2.43%) jQuery
10 95 (1.89%) Hibernate
11 91 (1.81%) Spring
12 78 (1.55%) SOAP
13 75 (1.49%) JSON
14 72 (1.44%) Oracle Fusion
15 68 (1.36%) Ajax
16 65 (1.30%) JSP
17 63 (1.26%) AngularJS
18 60 (1.20%) .NET Framework
19 46 (0.92%) PhoneGap
Miscellaneous
1 356 (7.10%) Analytical Skills
2 210 (4.19%) Management Information System
3 174 (3.47%) Clustering
4 173 (3.45%) Computer Science
5 141 (2.81%) Open Source
6 113 (2.25%) PKI
7 98 (1.95%) Blackberry
8 80 (1.59%) Statistics
9 74 (1.47%) GIS
9 74 (1.47%) CESG
10 68 (1.36%) Replication
11 67 (1.34%) User Experience
12 64 (1.28%) Life Science
13 63 (1.26%) RMADS
14 56 (1.12%) Mathematics
15 41 (0.82%) RIA
15 41 (0.82%) CESG CLAS
16 38 (0.76%) Mobile App
17 37 (0.74%) Smartcard
18 36 (0.72%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 1440 (28.70%) Windows
2 584 (11.64%) Linux
3 453 (9.03%) Windows Server 2003
4 396 (7.89%) Windows Server 2008
5 348 (6.94%) UNIX
6 228 (4.54%) Windows XP
7 217 (4.33%) Windows Server 2012
8 203 (4.05%) Windows 7
9 102 (2.03%) Android
10 94 (1.87%) Solaris
11 92 (1.83%) Windows 8
12 79 (1.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 75 (1.49%) Apple iOS
14 63 (1.26%) HPUX
15 61 (1.22%) Windows 2000
16 58 (1.16%) Windows 2000 Server
17 32 (0.64%) AIX
18 26 (0.52%) CentOS
19 22 (0.44%) SUSE
20 21 (0.42%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 993 (19.79%) ITIL
2 579 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
3 397 (7.91%) Project Management
4 386 (7.69%) PRINCE2
5 378 (7.53%) Service Management
6 312 (6.22%) Mentoring
7 286 (5.70%) Incident Management
8 250 (4.98%) Software Engineering
9 248 (4.94%) Change Management
10 238 (4.74%) Risk Management
11 224 (4.46%) UML
12 223 (4.44%) Service Delivery
13 215 (4.29%) Migration
14 208 (4.15%) Stakeholder Management
15 204 (4.07%) Scrum
16 190 (3.79%) Information Security
17 176 (3.51%) Business Intelligence
18 174 (3.47%) SOA
19 170 (3.39%) Network Design
19 170 (3.39%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 731 (14.57%) SQL
2 512 (10.21%) Java
3 332 (6.62%) C
4 319 (6.36%) JavaScript
5 295 (5.88%) C#
6 241 (4.80%) C++
7 192 (3.83%) PowerShell
8 123 (2.45%) Python
9 115 (2.29%) PL/SQL
10 104 (2.07%) Shell Script
11 93 (1.85%) Perl
12 87 (1.73%) PHP
13 77 (1.53%) Bash Shell
14 61 (1.22%) Ruby
15 59 (1.18%) VB.NET
16 58 (1.16%) VB
17 57 (1.14%) VBScript
18 47 (0.94%) ABAP
19 39 (0.78%) SAPscript
20 30 (0.60%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 5017 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 925 (18.44%) DV Cleared
3 506 (10.09%) Degree
4 284 (5.66%) Cisco Certification
5 278 (5.54%) Microsoft Certification
6 166 (3.31%) CCNP
7 152 (3.03%) ISEB
8 145 (2.89%) MCSE
9 134 (2.67%) CCNA
10 119 (2.37%) CISSP
11 116 (2.31%) MCP
12 113 (2.25%) ISTQB
13 102 (2.03%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 80 (1.59%) ITIL Certification
15 78 (1.55%) CTC Cleared
16 73 (1.46%) CCIE
17 72 (1.44%) MCITP
18 66 (1.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
19 64 (1.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
20 55 (1.10%) GCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 275 (5.48%) SLA
2 152 (3.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 140 (2.79%) QA
4 43 (0.86%) ISO 9001
5 32 (0.64%) Data Quality
5 32 (0.64%) JSP 440
6 29 (0.58%) PCI DSS
7 11 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 8 (0.16%) JTAG
8 8 (0.16%) COBIT
8 8 (0.16%) DO-178B
9 7 (0.14%) HMG Infosec
9 7 (0.14%) COSO
10 5 (0.100%) TickIT
10 5 (0.100%) ISO 9000
10 5 (0.100%) GPG13
11 3 (0.060%) ISO 14001
12 2 (0.040%) ISO/IEC 17799
12 2 (0.040%) IEC 61508
12 2 (0.040%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 682 (13.59%) Active Directory
2 401 (7.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 250 (4.98%) Hyper-V
4 133 (2.65%) XenApp
5 94 (1.87%) VMware ESX
6 85 (1.69%) vSphere
7 67 (1.34%) Oracle RAC
8 60 (1.20%) ISA Server
9 54 (1.08%) VMware ESXi
10 47 (0.94%) XenDesktop
10 47 (0.94%) Terminal Services
11 37 (0.74%) Microsoft App-V
12 33 (0.66%) Oracle RMAN
13 28 (0.56%) NFS
13 28 (0.56%) Forefront TMG
14 27 (0.54%) vCloud
15 25 (0.50%) Snort
16 24 (0.48%) Firmware
17 22 (0.44%) Microsoft Virtual Server
18 11 (0.22%) UAG
Systems Management
1 244 (4.86%) SCCM
2 171 (3.41%) SCOM
3 135 (2.69%) HP Quality Center
4 134 (2.67%) NetBackup
5 84 (1.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 77 (1.53%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 69 (1.38%) OpenView
8 68 (1.36%) SCVMM
9 62 (1.24%) Norton AntiVirus
10 47 (0.94%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 46 (0.92%) Puppet
12 42 (0.84%) HP SIM
13 41 (0.82%) WSUS
14 38 (0.76%) SCDPM
15 35 (0.70%) Backup Exec
15 35 (0.70%) Nagios
16 33 (0.66%) EMC NetWorker
17 32 (0.64%) Netcool
17 32 (0.64%) Forefront Identity Manager
18 27 (0.54%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 1203 (23.98%) Microsoft
2 759 (15.13%) Oracle
3 599 (11.94%) VMware
4 571 (11.38%) Cisco
5 439 (8.75%) HP
6 348 (6.94%) Juniper
7 344 (6.86%) Citrix
8 253 (5.04%) Fujitsu
9 180 (3.59%) F5
10 169 (3.37%) CheckPoint
11 145 (2.89%) McAfee
12 136 (2.71%) IBM
13 112 (2.23%) SAP
14 111 (2.21%) Symantec
15 106 (2.11%) Veritas
16 95 (1.89%) Red Hat
17 92 (1.83%) Adobe
18 91 (1.81%) EMC
19 88 (1.75%) Remedy
20 73 (1.46%) Salesforce.com
Fleet, Hampshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Slough, Berkshire
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: From £60,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Gosport, Hampshire
CSC
Posted: 2 hours ago
Warminster, Wiltshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Basildon, Essex
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 3 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
FT Select
Salary: From £28,000 to £30,000 per annum plus on call and bens
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £38000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Letchworth Garden City, Hertfordshire
TribePost.co.uk
Salary: Negotiable, DOE
Posted: 20 hours ago
Warwickshire
Acumin
Salary: £70,000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £30,000 to £85,000 per annum plus outstanding package
Posted: 22 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £30,000 to £85,000 per annum plus outstanding package
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Advanced Resource Managers
Salary: £56000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Synergize Consulting
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum + Package (dependent on experience)
Posted: Yesterday
Tadley, Hampshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £46200 per annum + + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Tadley, Hampshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £36107 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Tadley, Hampshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £43557 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Tadley, Hampshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £36000 - £41384 per annum + DV uplift + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Tadley, Hampshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £3000 - £36107 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday