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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 114 183 185
Rank change year-on-year
+69 +2
Permanent jobs citing SC Cleared 2504 1513 1605
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 2.53% 1.58% 1.55%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.23% 5.83% 5.54%
Number of salaries quoted 1973 1056 1055
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £46,500 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+8.13% +1.17%
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
27142 25948 28987
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 27.47% 27.13% 28.07%
Number of salaries quoted 21880 20643 24475
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
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 30 January 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 30 January 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 +37 1087 £45,000 - 149
London +77 476 £55,000 +10.00% 78
South West +56 397 £45,000 +5.88% 54
North West +30 152 £46,500 +20.77% 28
East of England +36 149 £46,500 +3.33% 15
West Midlands -12 132 £53,500 +18.88% 18
Yorkshire -2 42 £45,750 +55.08% 4
East Midlands +20 39 £45,000 +20.00% 7
North East +4 16 £28,750 -42.21% 1
SC Cleared
UK

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 4995 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 1419 (28.41%) Windows
3 1279 (25.61%) Microsoft
4 1095 (21.92%) ITIL
5 1040 (20.82%) DV Cleared
6 827 (16.56%) Finance
7 757 (15.16%) SQL
8 727 (14.55%) Active Directory
9 699 (13.99%) VMware
10 682 (13.65%) Oracle
11 638 (12.77%) Cisco
12 627 (12.55%) Firewall
13 622 (12.45%) MS Excel
14 556 (11.13%) Linux
15 528 (10.57%) Degree
16 495 (9.91%) Agile Software Development
17 476 (9.53%) VMware Infrastructure
18 473 (9.47%) Telecoms
19 471 (9.43%) Windows Server 2008
20 462 (9.25%) Java
21 455 (9.11%) HP
22 450 (9.01%) SharePoint
23 446 (8.93%) SQL Server
24 432 (8.65%) C
25 431 (8.63%) Windows Server 2003
26 393 (7.87%) PRINCE2
27 392 (7.85%) Service Management
28 386 (7.73%) Project Management
29 377 (7.55%) Citrix
30 375 (7.51%) Analytical Skills

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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
1 450 (9.01%) SharePoint
2 328 (6.57%) MS Exchange
3 215 (4.30%) Exchange Server 2010
4 166 (3.32%) IIS
5 165 (3.30%) Lync
6 162 (3.24%) SharePoint 2010
7 152 (3.04%) Exchange Server 2013
8 148 (2.96%) Exchange Server 2003
9 140 (2.80%) WebLogic
10 138 (2.76%) Exchange Server 2007
11 112 (2.24%) Apache
12 65 (1.30%) SharePoint 2013
13 63 (1.26%) WebSphere
14 48 (0.96%) SharePoint Server
15 47 (0.94%) JBoss
16 44 (0.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
17 42 (0.84%) Tomcat
17 42 (0.84%) Joomla!
18 39 (0.78%) MS Project Server
19 38 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 622 (12.45%) MS Excel
2 255 (5.11%) MS Office
3 75 (1.50%) MS Project
4 49 (0.98%) MS PowerPoint
5 45 (0.90%) MS Visio
6 12 (0.24%) AutoCAD
7 10 (0.20%) InfoPath
7 10 (0.20%) Simulink
8 7 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
9 5 (0.10%) Acrobat
10 4 (0.080%) FrameMaker
11 3 (0.060%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 3 (0.060%) Maya
11 3 (0.060%) 3ds Max
11 3 (0.060%) Adobe Illustrator
12 2 (0.040%) Windchill
13 1 (0.020%) Solid Edge
13 1 (0.020%) NASTRAN
13 1 (0.020%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 169 (3.38%) Oracle EBS
2 121 (2.42%) Oracle EBS R12
3 112 (2.24%) Oracle Applications
4 72 (1.44%) Dynamics CRM
5 61 (1.22%) Remedy ITSM
6 45 (0.90%) Oracle ERP
7 44 (0.88%) Oracle HRMS
8 30 (0.60%) Oracle Receivables
9 29 (0.58%) Oracle General Ledger
10 27 (0.54%) Oracle Payables
11 24 (0.48%) Oracle Payroll
12 17 (0.34%) SAP FI
12 17 (0.34%) SAP CO
12 17 (0.34%) SAP FI/CO
13 14 (0.28%) Oracle BPM
14 13 (0.26%) SAP HR
15 11 (0.22%) Oracle iRecruitment
16 10 (0.20%) SAP Payroll
17 9 (0.18%) Oracle 11i
17 9 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 126 (2.52%) Office 365
2 47 (0.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 27 (0.54%) SaaS
4 12 (0.24%) PaaS
5 8 (0.16%) Yammer
5 8 (0.16%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (0.10%) Amazon AWS
7 4 (0.080%) Taleo
7 4 (0.080%) IaaS
7 4 (0.080%) Amazon EMR
7 4 (0.080%) Amazon EC2
7 4 (0.080%) Amazon S3
8 2 (0.040%) OpenShift
9 1 (0.020%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 627 (12.55%) Firewall
2 337 (6.75%) DNS
3 322 (6.45%) WAN
4 309 (6.19%) LAN
5 251 (5.03%) DHCP
6 199 (3.98%) SAN
7 196 (3.92%) TCP/IP
8 186 (3.72%) Network Security
9 185 (3.70%) Wireless
10 123 (2.46%) Internet
11 118 (2.36%) VPN
12 93 (1.86%) Unified Communications
12 93 (1.86%) HTTP
13 81 (1.62%) Cisco ASA
14 78 (1.56%) Wi-Fi
15 76 (1.52%) Wireshark
15 76 (1.52%) MPLS
16 62 (1.24%) VoIP
17 60 (1.20%) LDAP
18 55 (1.10%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 446 (8.93%) SQL Server
2 202 (4.04%) Oracle Database
3 128 (2.56%) SQL Server 2008
4 80 (1.60%) Relational Database
5 73 (1.46%) Data Warehouse
6 67 (1.34%) Oracle Discoverer
7 64 (1.28%) SQL Server 2005
8 63 (1.26%) MySQL
8 63 (1.26%) EDRMS
9 60 (1.20%) Oracle Database 11g
10 52 (1.04%) Oracle Reports
10 52 (1.04%) IDOL
11 50 (1.00%) RDBMS
12 49 (0.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 46 (0.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 45 (0.90%) Oracle BI EE
15 37 (0.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 36 (0.72%) Oracle Database 10g
17 33 (0.66%) MongoDB
18 31 (0.62%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 117 (2.34%) Oracle Forms
2 105 (2.10%) Subversion
3 90 (1.80%) JIRA
4 87 (1.74%) Maven
5 77 (1.54%) Jenkins
6 76 (1.52%) Git (software)
7 75 (1.50%) Ant
8 64 (1.28%) Visual Studio
9 53 (1.06%) TestDirector
9 53 (1.06%) Rational DOORS
10 46 (0.92%) LoadRunner
11 40 (0.80%) Team Foundation Server
12 36 (0.72%) Selenium
13 35 (0.70%) QuickTest Pro
14 31 (0.62%) Talend Open Studio
15 30 (0.60%) Eclipse
16 25 (0.50%) GCC
16 25 (0.50%) Apache Ivy
17 24 (0.48%) MSI
17 24 (0.48%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 827 (16.56%) Finance
2 473 (9.47%) Telecoms
3 308 (6.17%) Retail
4 164 (3.28%) Banking
5 116 (2.32%) Aerospace
6 97 (1.94%) Military
7 93 (1.86%) Electronics
8 78 (1.56%) Legal
9 54 (1.08%) Manufacturing
10 50 (1.00%) Back Office
11 44 (0.88%) Marketing
12 20 (0.40%) Local Government
13 15 (0.30%) Publishing
14 11 (0.22%) Law
14 11 (0.22%) General Ledger
15 9 (0.18%) Automotive
16 8 (0.16%) Billing
16 8 (0.16%) Games
16 8 (0.16%) Welsh Language
17 7 (0.14%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 682 (13.65%) Consultant
2 592 (11.85%) Analyst
3 545 (10.91%) Architect
4 465 (9.31%) Developer
5 311 (6.23%) Project Manager
6 236 (4.72%) Support Engineer
7 205 (4.10%) Network Engineer
8 151 (3.02%) DBA
9 143 (2.86%) Software Engineer
10 125 (2.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 120 (2.40%) Network Architect
12 119 (2.38%) Java Developer
13 117 (2.34%) Security Consultant
14 115 (2.30%) Support Analyst
15 114 (2.28%) Oracle DBA
16 112 (2.24%) Administrator
17 108 (2.16%) Service Manager
18 105 (2.10%) Systems Engineer
19 99 (1.98%) Senior Architect
20 98 (1.96%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 313 (6.27%) HTML
2 287 (5.75%) .NET
3 222 (4.44%) XML
4 211 (4.22%) CSS
5 159 (3.18%) J2EE
6 149 (2.98%) ASP.NET
7 141 (2.82%) HTML5
8 139 (2.78%) Web Services
9 127 (2.54%) Middleware
10 114 (2.28%) jQuery
11 91 (1.82%) Spring
12 80 (1.60%) Hibernate
13 70 (1.40%) JSP
14 68 (1.36%) Ajax
15 67 (1.34%) SOAP
16 63 (1.26%) JSON
17 62 (1.24%) Oracle Fusion
18 61 (1.22%) .NET Framework
19 55 (1.10%) AngularJS
20 42 (0.84%) PhoneGap
Miscellaneous
1 375 (7.51%) Analytical Skills
2 240 (4.80%) Management Information System
3 182 (3.64%) Clustering
4 164 (3.28%) Computer Science
5 128 (2.56%) Open Source
6 103 (2.06%) Blackberry
7 95 (1.90%) GIS
8 89 (1.78%) Statistics
9 84 (1.68%) Life Science
10 62 (1.24%) PKI
11 60 (1.20%) Replication
12 59 (1.18%) User Experience
13 51 (1.02%) Mathematics
14 50 (1.00%) RMADS
15 38 (0.76%) CESG
16 37 (0.74%) RIA
16 37 (0.74%) Client/Server
17 32 (0.64%) Physics
18 31 (0.62%) N-Tier
19 30 (0.60%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1419 (28.41%) Windows
2 556 (11.13%) Linux
3 471 (9.43%) Windows Server 2008
4 431 (8.63%) Windows Server 2003
5 333 (6.67%) UNIX
6 291 (5.83%) Windows Server 2012
7 235 (4.70%) Windows 7
8 221 (4.42%) Windows XP
9 84 (1.68%) Windows 8
10 83 (1.66%) Android
11 78 (1.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 73 (1.46%) HPUX
13 66 (1.32%) Apple iOS
14 64 (1.28%) Solaris
15 63 (1.26%) Windows 2000
16 57 (1.14%) Windows 2000 Server
17 37 (0.74%) CentOS
18 26 (0.52%) AIX
19 21 (0.42%) SUSE
20 16 (0.32%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1095 (21.92%) ITIL
2 495 (9.91%) Agile Software Development
3 393 (7.87%) PRINCE2
4 392 (7.85%) Service Management
5 386 (7.73%) Project Management
6 309 (6.19%) Incident Management
7 298 (5.97%) Mentoring
8 277 (5.55%) Change Management
9 268 (5.37%) Software Engineering
10 263 (5.27%) Service Delivery
11 204 (4.08%) Migration
12 203 (4.06%) UML
13 196 (3.92%) Stakeholder Management
14 189 (3.78%) Risk Management
14 189 (3.78%) Information Security
15 174 (3.48%) Problem Management
16 173 (3.46%) Business Intelligence
17 167 (3.34%) Network Design
18 162 (3.24%) Change Control
19 159 (3.18%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 757 (15.16%) SQL
2 462 (9.25%) Java
3 432 (8.65%) C
4 314 (6.29%) JavaScript
5 298 (5.97%) C#
6 229 (4.58%) PowerShell
7 216 (4.32%) C++
8 123 (2.46%) PL/SQL
9 116 (2.32%) Python
10 94 (1.88%) Shell Script
11 90 (1.80%) PHP
12 85 (1.70%) Perl
13 64 (1.28%) Bash Shell
14 58 (1.16%) VB
15 57 (1.14%) VBScript
16 50 (1.00%) VB.NET
17 49 (0.98%) Ruby
18 39 (0.78%) ABAP
19 30 (0.60%) SAPscript
20 29 (0.58%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 4995 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 1040 (20.82%) DV Cleared
3 528 (10.57%) Degree
4 340 (6.81%) Cisco Certification
5 273 (5.47%) Microsoft Certification
6 219 (4.38%) CCNP
7 163 (3.26%) CCNA
8 161 (3.22%) MCSE
9 133 (2.66%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 124 (2.48%) MCP
11 110 (2.20%) CISSP
12 100 (2.00%) ISEB
13 90 (1.80%) ISTQB
14 86 (1.72%) ITIL Certification
15 77 (1.54%) MCITP
16 73 (1.46%) CCIE
17 69 (1.38%) Citrix Certification
18 68 (1.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
19 65 (1.30%) CCA
20 64 (1.28%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 310 (6.21%) SLA
2 130 (2.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 94 (1.88%) QA
4 44 (0.88%) JSP 440
5 34 (0.68%) ISO 9001
6 31 (0.62%) PCI DSS
7 25 (0.50%) Data Quality
8 12 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 8 (0.16%) ISO 9000
9 8 (0.16%) COBIT
9 8 (0.16%) JTAG
10 4 (0.080%) TickIT
10 4 (0.080%) GPG13
10 4 (0.080%) COSO
11 3 (0.060%) ISO/IEC 17799
11 3 (0.060%) ISO 14001
12 2 (0.040%) DO-178B
12 2 (0.040%) HMG Infosec
13 1 (0.020%) IEC 61508
13 1 (0.020%) Solvency II
System Software
1 727 (14.55%) Active Directory
2 476 (9.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 273 (5.47%) Hyper-V
4 164 (3.28%) XenApp
5 114 (2.28%) VMware ESX
6 96 (1.92%) vSphere
7 87 (1.74%) Microsoft App-V
8 86 (1.72%) XenDesktop
9 62 (1.24%) Oracle RAC
10 59 (1.18%) ISA Server
11 57 (1.14%) VMware ESXi
12 53 (1.06%) Terminal Services
12 53 (1.06%) vCloud
13 36 (0.72%) Oracle RMAN
14 30 (0.60%) Forefront TMG
15 27 (0.54%) Firmware
16 22 (0.44%) Microsoft Virtual Server
17 19 (0.38%) NFS
18 17 (0.34%) XenServer
19 14 (0.28%) Snort
Systems Management
1 301 (6.03%) SCCM
2 185 (3.70%) SCOM
3 156 (3.12%) NetBackup
4 85 (1.70%) HP Quality Center
4 85 (1.70%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 79 (1.58%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 73 (1.46%) SCVMM
7 70 (1.40%) OpenView
8 65 (1.30%) Norton AntiVirus
9 58 (1.16%) Puppet
10 50 (1.00%) HP SIM
11 49 (0.98%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 44 (0.88%) Nagios
12 44 (0.88%) Backup Exec
13 43 (0.86%) SCDPM
14 38 (0.76%) EMC NetWorker
15 37 (0.74%) Netcool
16 36 (0.72%) WSUS
17 33 (0.66%) Cisco Prime
18 30 (0.60%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 1279 (25.61%) Microsoft
2 699 (13.99%) VMware
3 682 (13.65%) Oracle
4 638 (12.77%) Cisco
5 455 (9.11%) HP
6 377 (7.55%) Citrix
7 344 (6.89%) Juniper
8 227 (4.54%) Fujitsu
9 198 (3.96%) CheckPoint
10 172 (3.44%) F5
11 159 (3.18%) IBM
12 127 (2.54%) Symantec
13 124 (2.48%) SAP
14 117 (2.34%) Remedy
15 116 (2.32%) McAfee
16 109 (2.18%) Veritas
17 102 (2.04%) EMC
18 91 (1.82%) Red Hat
19 81 (1.62%) NetApp
20 80 (1.60%) Adobe
London
Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: flexible benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: flexible benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
DWP
Salary: From £54,990 to £67,440 per annum basic salary & pension
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
DWP
Salary: From £54,990 to £67,440 per annum basic salary & pension
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £42000 per annum + £1,200 DV Clearance allowance
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 per annum + £1,200 DV Clearance allowance
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Negotiable depending on experience
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £0000 - £9999 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £0000 - £9999 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £0000 - £9999 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £0000 - £1111 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
South East
EMBS- People Transfer
Salary: To £55K Base + £110K OTE + Great Bens
Posted: Yesterday
South West
EMBS- People Transfer
Salary: To £55K Base + £110K OTE + Great Bens
Posted: Yesterday
London
EMBS- People Transfer
Salary: To £55K Base + £110K OTE + Great Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Midlands
EMBS- People Transfer
Salary: To £55K Base + £110K OTE + Great Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £35,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Yorkshire
EMBS- People Transfer
Salary: To £55K Base + £110K OTE + Great Bens
Posted: Yesterday