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 1 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 133 157 163
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +6
Permanent jobs citing SC Cleared 2224 1993 1789
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 2.15% 1.85% 1.72%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.88% 6.80% 6.17%
Number of salaries quoted 1621 1463 1039
Average salary £48,500 £46,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.43% +2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
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
28224 29316 29002
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 27.34% 27.16% 27.80%
Number of salaries quoted 22397 23562 23769
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 £67,500 £65,000 £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 1 April 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 1 April 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
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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 +1 903 £45,000 - 119
London +3 454 £53,000 +6.00% 60
South West +46 373 £45,000 +13.92% 50
East of England +58 154 £50,000 +5.26% 23
West Midlands +7 153 £55,000 +10.00% 13
North West +5 127 £52,500 +31.25% 22
Yorkshire +33 59 £45,000 +38.46% 5
East Midlands -8 30 £40,000 +39.13% 1
North East -7 26 £47,500 -5.00% 2
SC Cleared
UK

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 4805 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 1281 (26.66%) Windows
3 1250 (26.01%) Microsoft
4 1092 (22.73%) ITIL
5 1045 (21.75%) DV Cleared
6 721 (15.01%) SQL
7 689 (14.34%) Finance
8 687 (14.30%) Cisco
9 674 (14.03%) VMware
10 656 (13.65%) Active Directory
11 616 (12.82%) Firewall
12 613 (12.76%) Oracle
13 600 (12.49%) MS Excel
14 529 (11.01%) Degree
15 506 (10.53%) Linux
16 489 (10.18%) HP
17 486 (10.11%) C
18 480 (9.99%) VMware Infrastructure
19 462 (9.61%) SQL Server
20 440 (9.16%) SharePoint
21 428 (8.91%) Agile Software Development
22 418 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
23 392 (8.16%) Service Management
24 391 (8.14%) Java
25 386 (8.03%) Cisco Certification
26 378 (7.87%) Telecoms
27 354 (7.37%) Citrix
28 349 (7.26%) WAN
29 347 (7.22%) Windows Server 2003
30 345 (7.18%) LAN

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 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
1 440 (9.16%) SharePoint
2 290 (6.04%) MS Exchange
3 198 (4.12%) Exchange Server 2010
4 190 (3.95%) Lync
5 155 (3.23%) IIS
6 145 (3.02%) SharePoint 2010
7 138 (2.87%) Exchange Server 2013
8 120 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2007
9 112 (2.33%) WebLogic
10 107 (2.23%) Exchange Server 2003
11 104 (2.16%) SharePoint 2013
12 76 (1.58%) Apache
13 49 (1.02%) JBoss
14 48 (1.00%) Tomcat
15 47 (0.98%) WebSphere
16 38 (0.79%) BizTalk Server
17 37 (0.77%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
18 34 (0.71%) Joomla!
18 34 (0.71%) Office Communications Server
19 28 (0.58%) Alfresco
Applications
1 600 (12.49%) MS Excel
2 246 (5.12%) MS Office
3 59 (1.23%) MS PowerPoint
4 58 (1.21%) MS Project
5 33 (0.69%) MS Visio
6 20 (0.42%) InfoPath
7 11 (0.23%) AutoCAD
8 7 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
9 6 (0.12%) Windchill
10 5 (0.10%) Simulink
11 3 (0.062%) Maya
11 3 (0.062%) 3ds Max
11 3 (0.062%) Adobe Illustrator
11 3 (0.062%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 1 (0.021%) Solid Edge
12 1 (0.021%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 141 (2.93%) Oracle EBS
2 120 (2.50%) Oracle EBS R12
3 113 (2.35%) Dynamics CRM
4 101 (2.10%) Oracle Applications
5 61 (1.27%) Remedy ITSM
6 51 (1.06%) Oracle HRMS
7 37 (0.77%) Oracle Receivables
8 36 (0.75%) Oracle General Ledger
8 36 (0.75%) Oracle Payables
9 25 (0.52%) Oracle Payroll
10 22 (0.46%) SAP FI/CO
10 22 (0.46%) SAP FI
10 22 (0.46%) SAP CO
11 18 (0.37%) Dynamics AX
12 11 (0.23%) Oracle Financials
12 11 (0.23%) SAP HR
12 11 (0.23%) Oracle ERP
13 9 (0.19%) SAP Payroll
14 8 (0.17%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
15 7 (0.15%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 186 (3.87%) Office 365
2 90 (1.87%) Microsoft Azure
3 20 (0.42%) SaaS
4 17 (0.35%) Yammer
5 14 (0.29%) Cloud Computing
6 13 (0.27%) PaaS
7 4 (0.083%) Amazon AWS
7 4 (0.083%) IaaS
8 2 (0.042%) Amazon EMR
8 2 (0.042%) OpenShift
8 2 (0.042%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.042%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.021%) IBM SmartCloud
9 1 (0.021%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 616 (12.82%) Firewall
2 349 (7.26%) WAN
3 345 (7.18%) LAN
4 281 (5.85%) DNS
5 212 (4.41%) DHCP
6 208 (4.33%) SAN
7 192 (4.00%) Wireless
8 183 (3.81%) TCP/IP
9 139 (2.89%) Network Security
10 107 (2.23%) VPN
11 95 (1.98%) VoIP
12 92 (1.91%) Internet
13 91 (1.89%) Unified Communications
14 88 (1.83%) Wi-Fi
15 77 (1.60%) HTTP
16 73 (1.52%) Wireshark
17 72 (1.50%) Cisco ASA
17 72 (1.50%) Cisco Nexus
18 63 (1.31%) MPLS
19 54 (1.12%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 462 (9.61%) SQL Server
2 158 (3.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 155 (3.23%) Oracle Database
4 87 (1.81%) Relational Database
5 81 (1.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 67 (1.39%) Data Warehouse
7 62 (1.29%) SQL Server 2005
8 60 (1.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 55 (1.14%) MySQL
10 52 (1.08%) Big Data
11 48 (1.00%) RDBMS
12 45 (0.94%) Oracle Reports
13 43 (0.89%) Oracle Database 11g
14 42 (0.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 40 (0.83%) Oracle Discoverer
16 39 (0.81%) EDRMS
16 39 (0.81%) MongoDB
17 35 (0.73%) IDOL
18 33 (0.69%) Oracle BI EE
19 31 (0.65%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 104 (2.16%) Oracle Forms
2 95 (1.98%) Subversion
3 73 (1.52%) Maven
4 69 (1.44%) Visual Studio
4 69 (1.44%) Rational DOORS
5 58 (1.21%) Git (software)
6 55 (1.14%) Jenkins
7 47 (0.98%) Ant
8 46 (0.96%) Team Foundation Server
9 40 (0.83%) JIRA
10 32 (0.67%) LoadRunner
11 31 (0.65%) MSI
12 26 (0.54%) TestDirector
13 25 (0.52%) Selenium
14 24 (0.50%) Eclipse
15 21 (0.44%) ClearCase
16 20 (0.42%) JUnit
16 20 (0.42%) VSS/SourceSafe
17 19 (0.40%) NUnit
17 19 (0.40%) CruiseControl
General
1 689 (14.34%) Finance
2 378 (7.87%) Telecoms
3 180 (3.75%) Retail
4 146 (3.04%) Banking
5 100 (2.08%) Electronics
6 96 (2.00%) Aerospace
7 92 (1.91%) Military
8 70 (1.46%) Manufacturing
9 61 (1.27%) Legal
10 32 (0.67%) Marketing
11 28 (0.58%) Back Office
12 20 (0.42%) Publishing
13 17 (0.35%) General Ledger
14 14 (0.29%) Law
14 14 (0.29%) Advertising
15 13 (0.27%) Local Government
16 9 (0.19%) Games
17 7 (0.15%) Billing
17 7 (0.15%) Welsh Language
17 7 (0.15%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 651 (13.55%) Consultant
2 586 (12.20%) Analyst
3 518 (10.78%) Architect
4 423 (8.80%) Developer
5 294 (6.12%) Project Manager
6 217 (4.52%) Network Engineer
7 200 (4.16%) Support Engineer
8 159 (3.31%) Software Engineer
9 147 (3.06%) Systems Engineer
10 140 (2.91%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 132 (2.75%) Administrator
12 124 (2.58%) Security Consultant
13 118 (2.46%) DBA
14 112 (2.33%) Support Analyst
15 102 (2.12%) Java Developer
16 98 (2.04%) Network Architect
17 97 (2.02%) Security Engineer
18 90 (1.87%) Solutions Architect
18 90 (1.87%) Systems Administrator
19 89 (1.85%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 287 (5.97%) HTML
2 282 (5.87%) .NET
3 205 (4.27%) CSS
4 173 (3.60%) ASP.NET
5 161 (3.35%) XML
6 148 (3.08%) J2EE
7 141 (2.93%) Web Services
8 111 (2.31%) HTML5
9 106 (2.21%) Middleware
10 85 (1.77%) JSP
11 81 (1.69%) jQuery
12 80 (1.66%) Spring
13 76 (1.58%) .NET Framework
14 62 (1.29%) Hibernate
15 58 (1.21%) SOAP
16 54 (1.12%) WCF
17 52 (1.08%) Oracle Fusion
18 49 (1.02%) Entity Framework
19 48 (1.00%) Ajax
20 46 (0.96%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 322 (6.70%) Analytical Skills
2 225 (4.68%) Management Information System
3 152 (3.16%) Clustering
4 135 (2.81%) Computer Science
5 92 (1.91%) GIS
6 88 (1.83%) Open Source
7 80 (1.66%) Life Science
8 72 (1.50%) Blackberry
9 71 (1.48%) Statistics
10 66 (1.37%) Replication
11 64 (1.33%) Mathematics
12 62 (1.29%) PKI
12 62 (1.29%) RMADS
13 47 (0.98%) Physics
14 42 (0.87%) CESG
15 33 (0.69%) Client/Server
16 31 (0.65%) Algorithms
17 29 (0.60%) User Experience
17 29 (0.60%) Visualisation
18 28 (0.58%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 1281 (26.66%) Windows
2 506 (10.53%) Linux
3 418 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
4 347 (7.22%) Windows Server 2003
5 323 (6.72%) UNIX
6 284 (5.91%) Windows Server 2012
7 219 (4.56%) Windows 7
8 173 (3.60%) Windows XP
9 92 (1.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 69 (1.44%) HPUX
10 69 (1.44%) Solaris
11 61 (1.27%) Windows 8
12 52 (1.08%) Windows 2000
13 44 (0.92%) Android
14 41 (0.85%) Windows 2000 Server
15 39 (0.81%) CentOS
16 32 (0.67%) Apple iOS
17 24 (0.50%) AIX
18 15 (0.31%) SUSE
19 11 (0.23%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 1092 (22.73%) ITIL
2 428 (8.91%) Agile Software Development
3 392 (8.16%) Service Management
4 336 (6.99%) PRINCE2
4 336 (6.99%) Project Management
5 296 (6.16%) Software Engineering
6 270 (5.62%) Service Delivery
7 254 (5.29%) Change Management
8 253 (5.27%) Incident Management
9 248 (5.16%) Mentoring
10 242 (5.04%) Information Security
11 208 (4.33%) Risk Management
12 201 (4.18%) Cyber Security
13 191 (3.98%) UML
14 186 (3.87%) Stakeholder Management
15 171 (3.56%) Migration
16 166 (3.45%) Business Intelligence
17 164 (3.41%) Change Control
18 163 (3.39%) CRM
19 156 (3.25%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 721 (15.01%) SQL
2 486 (10.11%) C
3 391 (8.14%) Java
4 304 (6.33%) C#
5 295 (6.14%) JavaScript
6 230 (4.79%) C++
7 182 (3.79%) PowerShell
8 130 (2.71%) PL/SQL
9 111 (2.31%) Python
10 80 (1.66%) Perl
11 69 (1.44%) PHP
12 63 (1.31%) Bash Shell
13 61 (1.27%) Ruby
14 59 (1.23%) Shell Script
15 51 (1.06%) VB
16 44 (0.92%) VB.NET
17 42 (0.87%) VBScript
18 40 (0.83%) VBA
19 24 (0.50%) T-SQL
20 22 (0.46%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 4805 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 1045 (21.75%) DV Cleared
3 529 (11.01%) Degree
4 386 (8.03%) Cisco Certification
5 260 (5.41%) Microsoft Certification
6 236 (4.91%) CCNP
7 218 (4.54%) CCNA
8 165 (3.43%) MCSE
9 140 (2.91%) CISSP
10 127 (2.64%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 100 (2.08%) MCP
12 98 (2.04%) Citrix Certification
13 95 (1.98%) CCA
14 89 (1.85%) ITIL Certification
15 75 (1.56%) ISTQB
16 73 (1.52%) ISEB
17 72 (1.50%) MCITP
18 69 (1.44%) CCSA
19 66 (1.37%) CCIE
20 61 (1.27%) CCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 327 (6.81%) SLA
2 146 (3.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 100 (2.08%) QA
4 46 (0.96%) PCI DSS
5 41 (0.85%) JSP 440
6 22 (0.46%) ISO 9001
7 10 (0.21%) COBIT
7 10 (0.21%) GPG13
8 9 (0.19%) ISO 9000
9 8 (0.17%) JTAG
10 7 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 3 (0.062%) TickIT
12 2 (0.042%) IEC 61508
12 2 (0.042%) DO-178B
12 2 (0.042%) Data Quality
12 2 (0.042%) FISMA
13 1 (0.021%) PMBOK
13 1 (0.021%) ISO/IEC 20000
13 1 (0.021%) BS15000
13 1 (0.021%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 656 (13.65%) Active Directory
2 480 (9.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 278 (5.79%) Hyper-V
4 164 (3.41%) XenApp
5 121 (2.52%) Microsoft App-V
6 111 (2.31%) XenDesktop
7 98 (2.04%) VMware ESX
8 85 (1.77%) vSphere
9 55 (1.14%) vCloud
10 53 (1.10%) Terminal Services
11 46 (0.96%) ISA Server
12 41 (0.85%) VMware ESXi
13 37 (0.77%) Oracle RAC
14 32 (0.67%) Firmware
15 28 (0.58%) Forefront TMG
16 22 (0.46%) XenServer
17 21 (0.44%) Samba
18 20 (0.42%) NFS
19 13 (0.27%) Snort
20 10 (0.21%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 317 (6.60%) SCCM
2 184 (3.83%) SCOM
3 136 (2.83%) NetBackup
4 77 (1.60%) SCVMM
5 66 (1.37%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 65 (1.35%) OpenView
7 55 (1.14%) HP Quality Center
8 53 (1.10%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 50 (1.04%) HP SIM
10 49 (1.02%) Norton AntiVirus
11 48 (1.00%) Puppet
12 47 (0.98%) Cisco Prime
13 45 (0.94%) EMC NetWorker
14 42 (0.87%) Forefront Identity Manager
15 41 (0.85%) Nagios
16 39 (0.81%) Backup Exec
16 39 (0.81%) SCDPM
17 38 (0.79%) WSUS
18 36 (0.75%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
19 32 (0.67%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 1250 (26.01%) Microsoft
2 687 (14.30%) Cisco
3 674 (14.03%) VMware
4 613 (12.76%) Oracle
5 489 (10.18%) HP
6 354 (7.37%) Citrix
7 319 (6.64%) Juniper
8 221 (4.60%) CheckPoint
9 155 (3.23%) F5
10 150 (3.12%) IBM
11 143 (2.98%) Fujitsu
12 122 (2.54%) Symantec
13 121 (2.52%) EMC
14 109 (2.27%) Remedy
15 96 (2.00%) SAP
16 95 (1.98%) Red Hat
17 90 (1.87%) McAfee
18 82 (1.71%) NetApp
19 74 (1.54%) Veritas
20 72 (1.50%) AppSense
Tadley, Hampshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Tadley, Hampshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £3000 - £36107 per annum + benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Tadley, Hampshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £17000 - £26000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bens
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £53000 per annum + Pension + Medical
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000-£60,000
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £24000 - £28000 per annum + Bonus+ 6000 Car Allowance
Posted: 3 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 38,000
Posted: 4 hours ago
South West
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30- £50,000 + numerous benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
South East
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 4 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £49000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum plus flexible benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Experis IT
Posted: 14 hours ago
Solihull, West Midlands
Lorien
Salary: Negotiable depending on experience
Posted: 14 hours ago
South East
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Excellent Salary Package
Posted: 19 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
CGI
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
CGI
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
South East
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £55,000 - £85,000
Posted: 21 hours ago