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 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 125 158 152
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -6
Permanent jobs citing SC Cleared 2457 1748 2076
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 2.25% 1.74% 1.88%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.32% 6.44% 6.61%
Number of salaries quoted 1754 1188 1742
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
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
29541 27140 31398
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 27.01% 27.05% 28.38%
Number of salaries quoted 23099 22246 26891
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +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 21 August 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 21 August 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 +12 1254 £48,000 +6.66% 113
London +52 395 £52,000 +4.00% 58
East of England +92 242 £58,500 +67.14% 25
West Midlands +68 240 £60,000 +26.31% 13
South West -4 223 £42,500 - 57
North West +52 137 £45,000 - 26
East Midlands +14 57 £40,000 +21.21% 4
Yorkshire -65 39 £45,000 +20.00% 15
North East +15 22 £36,250 +49.48% 1
Midlands +13 5 £47,000 +10.58% 1
SC Cleared
UK

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 4628 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 1175 (25.39%) Windows
3 982 (21.22%) Finance
4 946 (20.44%) Microsoft
5 896 (19.36%) ITIL
6 741 (16.01%) DV Cleared
7 668 (14.43%) Oracle
8 620 (13.40%) Telecoms
9 596 (12.88%) SQL
10 539 (11.65%) Degree
11 531 (11.47%) Linux
12 488 (10.54%) Retail
13 484 (10.46%) Active Directory
14 482 (10.41%) PRINCE2
14 482 (10.41%) VMware
15 445 (9.62%) Java
16 422 (9.12%) Firewall
17 420 (9.08%) Cisco
18 407 (8.79%) MS Excel
19 385 (8.32%) HP
20 382 (8.25%) Project Management
21 349 (7.54%) SharePoint
22 348 (7.52%) UNIX
23 326 (7.04%) Service Management
24 308 (6.66%) C#
25 296 (6.40%) Windows Server 2003
26 291 (6.29%) VMware Infrastructure
27 289 (6.24%) .NET
28 284 (6.14%) SQL Server
29 279 (6.03%) Windows Server 2008

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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
1 349 (7.54%) SharePoint
2 224 (4.84%) MS Exchange
3 129 (2.79%) Apache
4 123 (2.66%) Exchange Server 2003
5 109 (2.36%) Exchange Server 2010
6 108 (2.33%) WebLogic
7 104 (2.25%) Lync
8 91 (1.97%) Exchange Server 2007
9 84 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2013
10 82 (1.77%) IIS
11 72 (1.56%) SharePoint 2010
12 71 (1.53%) SharePoint Server
13 58 (1.25%) Oracle Workflow
14 49 (1.06%) WebSphere
15 43 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2000
16 41 (0.89%) Tomcat
17 39 (0.84%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
18 37 (0.80%) BizTalk Server
19 32 (0.69%) Exchange Server 5.5
20 30 (0.65%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 407 (8.79%) MS Excel
2 181 (3.91%) MS Office
3 89 (1.92%) MS Project
4 46 (0.99%) MS Visio
5 37 (0.80%) MS PowerPoint
6 12 (0.26%) InfoPath
6 12 (0.26%) AutoCAD
7 6 (0.13%) FrameMaker
7 6 (0.13%) Acrobat
8 5 (0.11%) Simulink
9 4 (0.086%) CATIA
9 4 (0.086%) Spreadsheet
9 4 (0.086%) Revit
10 1 (0.022%) Pro/ENGINEER
10 1 (0.022%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 142 (3.07%) Oracle EBS
2 87 (1.88%) Oracle Applications
3 85 (1.84%) Oracle EBS R12
4 83 (1.79%) Oracle ERP
5 41 (0.89%) Oracle HRMS
6 33 (0.71%) Dynamics CRM
7 30 (0.65%) Oracle 11i
8 27 (0.58%) Oracle Financials
9 24 (0.52%) Oracle General Ledger
9 24 (0.52%) Oracle Payables
9 24 (0.52%) Oracle Receivables
10 21 (0.45%) Oracle iRecruitment
11 19 (0.41%) Remedy ITSM
12 14 (0.30%) Oracle Internet Expenses
13 13 (0.28%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
13 13 (0.28%) Maximo
14 9 (0.19%) SAP CO
14 9 (0.19%) SAP FI/CO
14 9 (0.19%) SAP FI
14 9 (0.19%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 47 (1.02%) Office 365
2 17 (0.37%) Taleo
3 16 (0.35%) Amazon AWS
4 14 (0.30%) SaaS
5 13 (0.28%) Amazon EC2
5 13 (0.28%) Amazon S3
5 13 (0.28%) Microsoft Azure
5 13 (0.28%) Amazon EMR
6 12 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
7 11 (0.24%) IaaS
8 2 (0.043%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 422 (9.12%) Firewall
2 231 (4.99%) DNS
3 191 (4.13%) TCP/IP
4 169 (3.65%) LAN
5 168 (3.63%) SAN
6 162 (3.50%) WAN
7 153 (3.31%) Network Security
8 152 (3.28%) Internet
9 147 (3.18%) DHCP
10 122 (2.64%) Wireless
11 105 (2.27%) HTTP
12 74 (1.60%) VPN
13 69 (1.49%) LDAP
14 62 (1.34%) NAS
15 60 (1.30%) Cisco ASA
16 59 (1.27%) VoIP
17 57 (1.23%) Intrusion Detection
18 56 (1.21%) ISDN
19 53 (1.15%) Wireshark
20 49 (1.06%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 284 (6.14%) SQL Server
2 136 (2.94%) Oracle Database
3 75 (1.62%) MySQL
4 59 (1.27%) Relational Database
5 52 (1.12%) Oracle Discoverer
6 48 (1.04%) Oracle Database 11g
7 46 (0.99%) Hadoop
7 46 (0.99%) EDRMS
8 42 (0.91%) Oracle Reports
9 40 (0.86%) RDBMS
10 39 (0.84%) NoSQL
11 36 (0.78%) SQL Server 2008
12 34 (0.73%) Oracle BI EE
12 34 (0.73%) Big Data
13 33 (0.71%) Data Mining
14 31 (0.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 31 (0.67%) PostgreSQL
14 31 (0.67%) IDOL
14 31 (0.67%) MongoDB
15 30 (0.65%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 79 (1.71%) JIRA
2 70 (1.51%) LoadRunner
3 67 (1.45%) Subversion
4 64 (1.38%) Selenium
5 53 (1.15%) TestDirector
6 51 (1.10%) Git (software)
7 48 (1.04%) Visual Studio
8 47 (1.02%) Rational DOORS
9 46 (0.99%) Maven
10 45 (0.97%) QuickTest Pro
11 42 (0.91%) Eclipse
12 41 (0.89%) Jenkins
13 40 (0.86%) Ant
14 36 (0.78%) Oracle Forms
15 30 (0.65%) GCC
15 30 (0.65%) GDB
16 29 (0.63%) Team Foundation Server
17 28 (0.61%) JUnit
18 23 (0.50%) Bugzilla
19 21 (0.45%) NeoLoad
General
1 982 (21.22%) Finance
2 620 (13.40%) Telecoms
3 488 (10.54%) Retail
4 138 (2.98%) Military
5 131 (2.83%) Back Office
6 90 (1.94%) Legal
7 79 (1.71%) Banking
8 71 (1.53%) Aerospace
9 65 (1.40%) Electronics
10 45 (0.97%) Marketing
10 45 (0.97%) German Language
11 43 (0.93%) Manufacturing
12 27 (0.58%) Automotive
13 26 (0.56%) Law
14 20 (0.43%) Local Government
15 18 (0.39%) Advertising
16 17 (0.37%) Publishing
17 13 (0.28%) Financial Institution
18 12 (0.26%) General Ledger
19 10 (0.22%) French Language
Job Titles
1 612 (13.22%) Consultant
2 550 (11.88%) Architect
3 448 (9.68%) Analyst
4 414 (8.95%) Developer
5 351 (7.58%) Project Manager
6 242 (5.23%) Support Engineer
7 152 (3.28%) Security Consultant
8 133 (2.87%) Network Engineer
9 129 (2.79%) Oracle Consultant
10 122 (2.64%) Test Manager
10 122 (2.64%) Senior Manager
11 115 (2.48%) Security Engineer
12 113 (2.44%) Solutions Architect
13 109 (2.36%) Software Engineer
13 109 (2.36%) Programme Manager
14 107 (2.31%) Security Analyst
15 105 (2.27%) Java Developer
16 101 (2.18%) Technical Architect
17 95 (2.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
18 90 (1.94%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 289 (6.24%) .NET
2 209 (4.52%) HTML
3 175 (3.78%) XML
4 162 (3.50%) ASP.NET
5 137 (2.96%) Web Services
6 136 (2.94%) Middleware
7 116 (2.51%) Spring
8 107 (2.31%) Hibernate
9 100 (2.16%) SOAP
9 100 (2.16%) HTML5
10 98 (2.12%) J2EE
11 93 (2.01%) CSS
12 79 (1.71%) jQuery
13 77 (1.66%) .NET Framework
14 68 (1.47%) WCF
15 58 (1.25%) Oracle Fusion
16 44 (0.95%) Ajax
17 39 (0.84%) WF
18 37 (0.80%) Java EE
19 36 (0.78%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 253 (5.47%) Management Information System
2 158 (3.41%) Computer Science
3 157 (3.39%) Open Source
4 126 (2.72%) PKI
5 98 (2.12%) Clustering
6 89 (1.92%) CESG
7 83 (1.79%) RMADS
8 77 (1.66%) Mathematics
9 74 (1.60%) Blackberry
10 60 (1.30%) Statistics
11 49 (1.06%) Replication
12 47 (1.02%) GIS
13 44 (0.95%) CESG CLAS
13 44 (0.95%) Mobile App
14 41 (0.89%) Human Factors
15 36 (0.78%) Smartcard
16 35 (0.76%) Physics
17 34 (0.73%) Enterprise Software
18 31 (0.67%) Visualisation
18 31 (0.67%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 1175 (25.39%) Windows
2 531 (11.47%) Linux
3 348 (7.52%) UNIX
4 296 (6.40%) Windows Server 2003
5 279 (6.03%) Windows Server 2008
6 147 (3.18%) Windows 7
7 134 (2.90%) Windows XP
8 129 (2.79%) Solaris
9 113 (2.44%) Windows Server 2012
10 81 (1.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 72 (1.56%) HPUX
12 68 (1.47%) Android
13 51 (1.10%) Windows 2000
14 37 (0.80%) Apple iOS
15 35 (0.76%) AIX
16 34 (0.73%) Windows 8
17 26 (0.56%) Windows Vista
18 20 (0.43%) Debian
18 20 (0.43%) Ubuntu
19 18 (0.39%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 896 (19.36%) ITIL
2 482 (10.41%) PRINCE2
3 382 (8.25%) Project Management
4 326 (7.04%) Service Management
5 262 (5.66%) Risk Management
6 229 (4.95%) Information Security
7 226 (4.88%) Software Engineering
8 213 (4.60%) Agile Software Development
9 204 (4.41%) Stakeholder Management
10 186 (4.02%) Incident Management
11 185 (4.00%) SIEM
12 183 (3.95%) Configuration Management
13 171 (3.69%) Migration
14 168 (3.63%) UML
15 165 (3.57%) Scrum
16 162 (3.50%) Network Design
17 155 (3.35%) Business Development
18 153 (3.31%) Service Delivery
19 150 (3.24%) Disaster Recovery
20 149 (3.22%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 596 (12.88%) SQL
2 445 (9.62%) Java
3 308 (6.66%) C#
4 263 (5.68%) C
5 224 (4.84%) JavaScript
6 222 (4.80%) C++
7 148 (3.20%) PowerShell
8 130 (2.81%) Python
9 104 (2.25%) VB.NET
10 101 (2.18%) Perl
11 87 (1.88%) Shell Script
12 86 (1.86%) Bash Shell
13 73 (1.58%) PL/SQL
14 69 (1.49%) VB
15 54 (1.17%) Ruby
16 53 (1.15%) VBScript
17 39 (0.84%) PHP
18 37 (0.80%) T-SQL
19 36 (0.78%) VBA
20 33 (0.71%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 4628 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 741 (16.01%) DV Cleared
3 539 (11.65%) Degree
4 222 (4.80%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 185 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 183 (3.95%) Cisco Certification
7 149 (3.22%) ISEB
8 140 (3.03%) CTC Cleared
9 122 (2.64%) CISSP
10 121 (2.61%) ISTQB
11 100 (2.16%) CCNP
12 98 (2.12%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 94 (2.03%) MCP
14 89 (1.92%) CCNA
15 79 (1.71%) MCSE
16 70 (1.51%) CISM
17 60 (1.30%) GCIA
18 57 (1.23%) ITIL Certification
19 55 (1.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
20 51 (1.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 201 (4.34%) SLA
2 175 (3.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 155 (3.35%) QA
4 38 (0.82%) ISO 9001
5 35 (0.76%) PCI DSS
6 19 (0.41%) Data Quality
7 18 (0.39%) DO-178B
7 18 (0.39%) COBIT
8 17 (0.37%) JSP 440
9 13 (0.28%) HMG Infosec
10 9 (0.19%) JTAG
10 9 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 6 (0.13%) COSO
11 6 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 4 (0.086%) ISO 14001
13 3 (0.065%) TickIT
13 3 (0.065%) BS7799
13 3 (0.065%) GPG13
14 2 (0.043%) IEC 61508
15 1 (0.022%) CESG Infosec
System Software
1 484 (10.46%) Active Directory
2 291 (6.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 183 (3.95%) Hyper-V
4 95 (2.05%) VMware ESX
5 88 (1.90%) XenApp
6 66 (1.43%) vSphere
7 49 (1.06%) Oracle RAC
8 48 (1.04%) Snort
9 42 (0.91%) VMware ESXi
10 39 (0.84%) Microsoft App-V
11 34 (0.73%) vCloud
11 34 (0.73%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 33 (0.71%) Terminal Services
13 32 (0.69%) ISA Server
14 30 (0.65%) Oracle RMAN
15 29 (0.63%) XenDesktop
16 18 (0.39%) Forefront TMG
16 18 (0.39%) NFS
17 12 (0.26%) UAG
18 10 (0.22%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 172 (3.72%) SCCM
2 135 (2.92%) HP Quality Center
3 122 (2.64%) NetBackup
4 90 (1.94%) SCOM
5 74 (1.60%) Norton AntiVirus
6 50 (1.08%) WSUS
7 48 (1.04%) EMC NetWorker
8 42 (0.91%) HP SIM
9 34 (0.73%) McAfee ePO
9 34 (0.73%) SCVMM
9 34 (0.73%) Data Guard
10 33 (0.71%) Backup Exec
10 33 (0.71%) SCDPM
10 33 (0.71%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 31 (0.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 31 (0.67%) OpenView Configuration Management
11 31 (0.67%) OpenView
12 28 (0.61%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
13 25 (0.54%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
14 22 (0.48%) Puppet
Vendors
1 946 (20.44%) Microsoft
2 668 (14.43%) Oracle
3 482 (10.41%) VMware
4 420 (9.08%) Cisco
5 385 (8.32%) HP
6 272 (5.88%) Fujitsu
7 259 (5.60%) Citrix
8 230 (4.97%) Juniper
9 157 (3.39%) Symantec
10 137 (2.96%) McAfee
11 124 (2.68%) CheckPoint
12 122 (2.64%) F5
13 103 (2.23%) Red Hat
14 100 (2.16%) EMC
15 89 (1.92%) JBoss
16 88 (1.90%) Remedy
17 85 (1.84%) Veritas
18 84 (1.82%) IBM
19 77 (1.66%) SAP
20 67 (1.45%) LogRhythm
Chippenham, Wiltshire
The People Network
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Superb Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Superb benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Hertfordshire
Ping IT Recruitment ltd
Salary: Up to £120,000 per annum 15% of salary cash/benefits package in additi
Posted: 11 hours ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Ping IT Recruitment ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum 5% cash/benefits package
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Hounslow, Middlesex
Connectus
Posted: 12 hours ago
Dorking, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 60-70k+9%Bonus+Bens
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £12.00 - £14.00 per hour
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
set2recruit
Salary: £60000 Per Annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Tadley, Hampshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £1 - £34907 per annum + DV uplift + benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Tadley, Hampshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £1 - £41384 per annum + DV uplift + benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Tadley, Hampshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £1 - £24000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Tadley, Hampshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £1 - £34907 per annum + DV uplift + benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
set2recruit
Salary: £60000 Per Annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Online Recruitment Corporation Ltd
Posted: 19 hours ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
CGI
Salary: £26000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 20 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Steria Recruitment Limited
Posted: 21 hours ago