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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 177 135 164
Rank change year-on-year
-42 +29
Permanent jobs citing SC Cleared 1835 2411 1777
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.79% 2.20% 1.75%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.62% 8.12% 6.42%
Number of salaries quoted 1432 1734 1194
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £75,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £48,750 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +8.33%
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
27700 29685 27680
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 27.09% 27.15% 27.20%
Number of salaries quoted 22226 23429 22563
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £66,250
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 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
South East -35 770 £45,000 -5.26% 108
London +31 441 £55,000 +4.76% 80
South West -2 220 £42,500 +0.59% 55
East of England -34 145 £50,000 -9.09% 17
West Midlands -48 123 £50,000 -16.66% 31
North West -10 103 £43,000 -4.44% 29
East Midlands +11 70 £40,000 - 13
Yorkshire +28 49 £47,500 +5.55% 10
North East -13 14 - - 6
SC Cleared
UK

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 3997 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 918 (22.97%) Microsoft
3 906 (22.67%) Windows
4 788 (19.71%) ITIL
5 734 (18.36%) DV Cleared
6 609 (15.24%) Cisco
7 557 (13.94%) Degree
8 534 (13.36%) Oracle
9 505 (12.63%) Agile Software Development
10 493 (12.33%) Linux
11 491 (12.28%) SQL
12 489 (12.23%) Firewall
13 488 (12.21%) VMware
14 477 (11.93%) Finance
15 442 (11.06%) C
16 405 (10.13%) MS Excel
17 400 (10.01%) Cisco Certification
18 399 (9.98%) Active Directory
19 368 (9.21%) Java
20 366 (9.16%) VMware Infrastructure
21 360 (9.01%) UNIX
22 348 (8.71%) SQL Server
23 332 (8.31%) Project Management
24 327 (8.18%) HP
25 320 (8.01%) SharePoint
26 317 (7.93%) SLA
27 310 (7.76%) .NET
28 306 (7.66%) Telecoms
29 294 (7.36%) Information Security
30 286 (7.16%) HTML

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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
1 320 (8.01%) SharePoint
2 181 (4.53%) MS Exchange
3 133 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2010
4 123 (3.08%) IIS
5 112 (2.80%) Lync
6 109 (2.73%) SharePoint 2013
7 94 (2.35%) SharePoint 2010
8 79 (1.98%) Exchange Server 2007
9 74 (1.85%) WebLogic
10 58 (1.45%) Documentum
11 57 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2013
12 54 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2003
13 52 (1.30%) JBoss
14 47 (1.18%) Elasticsearch
15 41 (1.03%) Node.js
16 40 (1.00%) WebSphere
17 38 (0.95%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
18 36 (0.90%) Apache
19 33 (0.83%) Tomcat
19 33 (0.83%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 405 (10.13%) MS Excel
2 168 (4.20%) MS Office
3 43 (1.08%) MS Visio
4 42 (1.05%) MS PowerPoint
5 35 (0.88%) MS Project
6 28 (0.70%) InfoPath
7 6 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
8 5 (0.13%) Windchill
9 2 (0.050%) Simulink
10 1 (0.025%) Stateflow
10 1 (0.025%) Maya
10 1 (0.025%) 3ds Max
10 1 (0.025%) Adobe Illustrator
10 1 (0.025%) Open Workbench
10 1 (0.025%) PowerPivot
10 1 (0.025%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 100 (2.50%) Oracle EBS
2 82 (2.05%) Dynamics CRM
2 82 (2.05%) Oracle EBS R12
3 53 (1.33%) Oracle Applications
4 23 (0.58%) Remedy ITSM
4 23 (0.58%) Oracle General Ledger
4 23 (0.58%) Oracle Receivables
4 23 (0.58%) Oracle Payables
5 20 (0.50%) Oracle HRMS
5 20 (0.50%) Oracle 11i
6 13 (0.33%) SAP FI
6 13 (0.33%) SAP FI/CO
6 13 (0.33%) SAP CO
6 13 (0.33%) Dynamics AX
7 12 (0.30%) Primavera
8 9 (0.23%) Oracle ERP
8 9 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 9 (0.23%) Summit
9 8 (0.20%) Oracle Financials
10 7 (0.18%) LabWindows
Cloud Services
1 153 (3.83%) Office 365
2 76 (1.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 20 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
4 19 (0.48%) Azure Active Directory
5 17 (0.43%) SaaS
6 11 (0.28%) Yammer
7 10 (0.25%) Amazon AWS
8 8 (0.20%) IaaS
8 8 (0.20%) PaaS
9 5 (0.13%) Amazon EMR
9 5 (0.13%) Amazon EC2
9 5 (0.13%) Amazon S3
10 4 (0.10%) SuccessFactors
11 1 (0.025%) CodePlex
Communications & Networking
1 489 (12.23%) Firewall
2 275 (6.88%) WAN
3 272 (6.81%) LAN
4 177 (4.43%) DNS
5 173 (4.33%) Wireless
6 172 (4.30%) TCP/IP
7 145 (3.63%) SAN
8 117 (2.93%) DHCP
9 103 (2.58%) Network Security
10 97 (2.43%) VoIP
11 84 (2.10%) Cisco ASA
12 78 (1.95%) Cisco Nexus
13 72 (1.80%) Internet
14 69 (1.73%) HTTP
15 64 (1.60%) MPLS
15 64 (1.60%) BGP
16 58 (1.45%) OSPF
17 44 (1.10%) VPN
18 42 (1.05%) Wireshark
19 41 (1.03%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 348 (8.71%) SQL Server
2 124 (3.10%) Oracle Database
3 111 (2.78%) SQL Server 2008
4 98 (2.45%) Relational Database
5 90 (2.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 81 (2.03%) MySQL
7 78 (1.95%) Big Data
8 68 (1.70%) MongoDB
9 61 (1.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 59 (1.48%) RDBMS
11 55 (1.38%) Oracle Database 11g
12 47 (1.18%) Data Warehouse
13 44 (1.10%) QlikView
14 40 (1.00%) Oracle Exadata
15 35 (0.88%) Oracle Reports
16 32 (0.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 32 (0.80%) SQL Server 2005
17 31 (0.78%) Oracle BI EE
18 28 (0.70%) Oracle Database 10g
19 24 (0.60%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 99 (2.48%) Subversion
2 87 (2.18%) Visual Studio
3 68 (1.70%) Git (software)
4 54 (1.35%) Selenium
5 49 (1.23%) Maven
6 48 (1.20%) Rational DOORS
7 43 (1.08%) Team Foundation Server
8 41 (1.03%) Oracle Forms
9 38 (0.95%) NUnit
10 37 (0.93%) ClearCase
11 33 (0.83%) Jenkins
12 28 (0.70%) JUnit
13 27 (0.68%) LoadRunner
14 25 (0.63%) Ant
15 21 (0.53%) JIRA
16 20 (0.50%) CruiseControl
16 20 (0.50%) MSBuild
17 19 (0.48%) Visual Studio Team System
18 15 (0.38%) FitNesse
18 15 (0.38%) Bugzilla
General
1 477 (11.93%) Finance
2 306 (7.66%) Telecoms
3 96 (2.40%) Manufacturing
4 95 (2.38%) Retail
5 76 (1.90%) Banking
6 67 (1.68%) Military
7 52 (1.30%) Electronics
8 44 (1.10%) Marketing
9 38 (0.95%) Aerospace
10 36 (0.90%) Legal
11 34 (0.85%) Publishing
12 16 (0.40%) Advertising
13 14 (0.35%) Law
13 14 (0.35%) Back Office
13 14 (0.35%) Welsh Language
14 12 (0.30%) General Ledger
15 9 (0.23%) Local Government
16 7 (0.18%) Games
17 5 (0.13%) Billing
17 5 (0.13%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 586 (14.66%) Analyst
2 482 (12.06%) Consultant
3 428 (10.71%) Architect
4 393 (9.83%) Developer
5 226 (5.65%) Project Manager
6 176 (4.40%) Network Engineer
7 160 (4.00%) Security Consultant
8 156 (3.90%) Support Engineer
9 155 (3.88%) Administrator
10 134 (3.35%) Business Analyst
11 130 (3.25%) Software Engineer
12 125 (3.13%) Systems Engineer
13 115 (2.88%) .NET Developer
14 108 (2.70%) Systems Administrator
15 101 (2.53%) Support Analyst
16 87 (2.18%) Technical Architect
17 80 (2.00%) Applications Support
18 78 (1.95%) Infrastructure Engineer
19 77 (1.93%) Test Analyst
19 77 (1.93%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 310 (7.76%) .NET
2 286 (7.16%) HTML
3 231 (5.78%) CSS
4 188 (4.70%) ASP.NET
5 125 (3.13%) HTML5
6 120 (3.00%) Middleware
7 117 (2.93%) Web Services
8 110 (2.75%) J2EE
9 108 (2.70%) .NET Framework
10 106 (2.65%) XML
11 85 (2.13%) jQuery
12 81 (2.03%) JSP
12 81 (2.03%) Spring
13 80 (2.00%) WCF
14 76 (1.90%) Entity Framework
15 68 (1.70%) CSS3
16 64 (1.60%) Hibernate
17 62 (1.55%) SOAP
18 58 (1.45%) Oracle Fusion
19 57 (1.43%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 267 (6.68%) Analytical Skills
2 229 (5.73%) Data Centre
3 172 (4.30%) Management Information System
4 152 (3.80%) Computer Science
5 106 (2.65%) Clustering
6 67 (1.68%) PKI
6 67 (1.68%) Mathematics
7 63 (1.58%) GIS
8 62 (1.55%) RMADS
9 59 (1.48%) CESG
10 56 (1.40%) Replication
11 54 (1.35%) Visualisation
12 48 (1.20%) Life Science
13 47 (1.18%) Blackberry
14 39 (0.98%) Oracle Exalogic
15 37 (0.93%) User Experience
16 35 (0.88%) Physics
17 32 (0.80%) Fat Client
17 32 (0.80%) Thin Client
17 32 (0.80%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 906 (22.67%) Windows
2 493 (12.33%) Linux
3 360 (9.01%) UNIX
4 257 (6.43%) Windows Server 2008
5 190 (4.75%) Windows Server 2003
6 188 (4.70%) Windows Server 2012
7 154 (3.85%) Windows 7
8 103 (2.58%) Solaris
9 82 (2.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 61 (1.53%) Windows XP
11 43 (1.08%) Windows 8
12 39 (0.98%) AIX
13 36 (0.90%) Ubuntu
14 29 (0.73%) Android
15 25 (0.63%) CentOS
16 24 (0.60%) HPUX
17 18 (0.45%) Apple iOS
18 7 (0.18%) Windows 2000
18 7 (0.18%) Windows NT
19 6 (0.15%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 788 (19.71%) ITIL
2 505 (12.63%) Agile Software Development
3 332 (8.31%) Project Management
4 294 (7.36%) Information Security
5 265 (6.63%) Service Management
6 243 (6.08%) Service Delivery
7 237 (5.93%) Cyber Security
8 231 (5.78%) Change Management
8 231 (5.78%) Software Engineering
9 224 (5.60%) Scrum
10 220 (5.50%) PRINCE2
11 195 (4.88%) Stakeholder Management
11 195 (4.88%) Mentoring
12 192 (4.80%) Configuration Management
13 165 (4.13%) Incident Management
14 164 (4.10%) Business Intelligence
15 157 (3.93%) UML
15 157 (3.93%) Migration
16 155 (3.88%) Risk Management
17 152 (3.80%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 491 (12.28%) SQL
2 442 (11.06%) C
3 368 (9.21%) Java
4 281 (7.03%) C#
5 253 (6.33%) JavaScript
6 214 (5.35%) C++
7 139 (3.48%) Python
8 124 (3.10%) Perl
9 123 (3.08%) PowerShell
10 84 (2.10%) Ruby
11 79 (1.98%) PL/SQL
12 73 (1.83%) Bash Shell
13 64 (1.60%) VB.NET
14 63 (1.58%) Shell Script
15 43 (1.08%) PHP
16 38 (0.95%) T-SQL
17 34 (0.85%) VB
18 30 (0.75%) VBScript
19 29 (0.73%) VBA
20 16 (0.40%) Ada
Qualifications
1 3997 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 734 (18.36%) DV Cleared
3 557 (13.94%) Degree
4 400 (10.01%) Cisco Certification
5 250 (6.25%) CCNA
6 235 (5.88%) CCNP
7 187 (4.68%) Microsoft Certification
8 173 (4.33%) CISSP
9 115 (2.88%) MCSE
10 87 (2.18%) ISTQB
11 85 (2.13%) CISM
12 80 (2.00%) MCP
13 78 (1.95%) ISEB
14 76 (1.90%) CCA
15 75 (1.88%) Citrix Certification
16 73 (1.83%) CCSA
17 70 (1.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
18 57 (1.43%) ITIL Certification
19 50 (1.25%) CCIE
20 46 (1.15%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 317 (7.93%) SLA
2 142 (3.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 105 (2.63%) QA
4 59 (1.48%) PCI DSS
5 33 (0.83%) JSP 440
6 22 (0.55%) ISO 9001
7 11 (0.28%) COBIT
8 10 (0.25%) GPG13
9 6 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 4 (0.10%) ISO 9000
10 4 (0.10%) IEC 61508
11 3 (0.075%) DO-178B
11 3 (0.075%) TickIT
11 3 (0.075%) Data Quality
12 2 (0.050%) PMBOK
12 2 (0.050%) ISO/IEC 20000
13 1 (0.025%) FISMA
13 1 (0.025%) DO-160
13 1 (0.025%) BS7799
System Software
1 399 (9.98%) Active Directory
2 366 (9.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 221 (5.53%) Hyper-V
4 126 (3.15%) XenApp
5 124 (3.10%) Microsoft App-V
6 95 (2.38%) XenDesktop
7 67 (1.68%) vSphere
8 51 (1.28%) VMware ESX
9 50 (1.25%) Terminal Services
10 35 (0.88%) Oracle RAC
11 30 (0.75%) Firmware
12 28 (0.70%) ISA Server
12 28 (0.70%) UAG
13 27 (0.68%) XenServer
14 24 (0.60%) Samba
15 23 (0.58%) Forefront TMG
16 19 (0.48%) Xen
17 14 (0.35%) Microsoft Virtual Server
17 14 (0.35%) Snort
18 11 (0.28%) NFS
Systems Management
1 211 (5.28%) SCCM
2 95 (2.38%) SCOM
3 83 (2.08%) NetBackup
4 40 (1.00%) HP SIM
5 36 (0.90%) Data Guard
6 34 (0.85%) EMC NetWorker
7 32 (0.80%) SCVMM
8 30 (0.75%) Oracle RMAN
8 30 (0.75%) Puppet
9 28 (0.70%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 28 (0.70%) Cisco Prime
10 26 (0.65%) HP Quality Center
10 26 (0.65%) WSUS
10 26 (0.65%) OpenView
11 23 (0.58%) HP Data Protector
11 23 (0.58%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
12 21 (0.53%) Norton AntiVirus
13 20 (0.50%) EdgeSight
14 15 (0.38%) Backup Exec
15 14 (0.35%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 918 (22.97%) Microsoft
2 609 (15.24%) Cisco
3 534 (13.36%) Oracle
4 488 (12.21%) VMware
5 327 (8.18%) HP
6 273 (6.83%) Citrix
6 273 (6.83%) Juniper
7 196 (4.90%) CheckPoint
8 148 (3.70%) F5
9 128 (3.20%) IBM
10 121 (3.03%) SAP
11 114 (2.85%) EMC
12 104 (2.60%) Symantec
13 80 (2.00%) McAfee
14 79 (1.98%) Sun
15 74 (1.85%) AppSense
16 73 (1.83%) Computacenter
17 72 (1.80%) Red Hat
18 66 (1.65%) Remedy
19 65 (1.63%) NetApp
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ANSON MCCADE
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Salary: £26000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus
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