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

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 164 131 168
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +37
Permanent jobs citing SC Cleared 1974 2452 1730
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.90% 2.26% 1.74%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.01% 8.37% 6.43%
Number of salaries quoted 1557 1757 1182
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 £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £75,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +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
28167 29278 26914
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 27.18% 26.93% 27.03%
Number of salaries quoted 22894 22903 22093
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 September 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 September 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 -31 792 £45,000 -6.25% 99
London +32 470 £55,000 +4.76% 72
South West -1 256 £42,500 -3.40% 51
East of England -64 123 £50,000 -21.56% 19
North West -17 111 £37,500 -16.66% 30
West Midlands -73 100 £50,000 -16.66% 11
East Midlands +35 95 £40,000 +2.56% 10
Yorkshire +33 63 £45,000 - 32
North East -19 9 £39,000 +7.58% 5
SC Cleared
UK

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 3884 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 839 (21.60%) Microsoft
3 796 (20.49%) Windows
4 711 (18.31%) ITIL
5 629 (16.19%) DV Cleared
6 590 (15.19%) Degree
7 586 (15.09%) Cisco
8 568 (14.62%) Oracle
9 541 (13.93%) Agile Software Development
10 486 (12.51%) SQL
11 464 (11.95%) Linux
12 459 (11.82%) Firewall
13 448 (11.53%) Finance
14 435 (11.20%) VMware
15 427 (10.99%) C
16 397 (10.22%) Java
17 380 (9.78%) MS Excel
18 369 (9.50%) Cisco Certification
19 355 (9.14%) UNIX
20 346 (8.91%) SQL Server
21 339 (8.73%) Active Directory
22 333 (8.57%) Project Management
22 333 (8.57%) VMware Infrastructure
23 321 (8.26%) Telecoms
24 299 (7.70%) SLA
24 299 (7.70%) .NET
25 295 (7.60%) SharePoint
26 293 (7.54%) HTML
27 290 (7.47%) Analytical Skills
28 286 (7.36%) Information Security

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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
1 295 (7.60%) SharePoint
2 146 (3.76%) MS Exchange
3 131 (3.37%) IIS
4 113 (2.91%) Exchange Server 2010
5 96 (2.47%) Lync
6 94 (2.42%) SharePoint 2013
7 82 (2.11%) WebLogic
8 78 (2.01%) Exchange Server 2007
9 76 (1.96%) SharePoint 2010
10 58 (1.49%) JBoss
10 58 (1.49%) Documentum
11 54 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2003
12 47 (1.21%) WebSphere
13 42 (1.08%) Elasticsearch
14 40 (1.03%) Node.js
15 36 (0.93%) Apache
16 33 (0.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
16 33 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2013
17 32 (0.82%) Oracle Application Server
18 29 (0.75%) Tomcat
Applications
1 380 (9.78%) MS Excel
2 170 (4.38%) MS Office
3 52 (1.34%) MS Visio
4 34 (0.88%) MS PowerPoint
5 25 (0.64%) MS Project
6 20 (0.51%) InfoPath
7 6 (0.15%) SPSS
8 5 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
9 4 (0.10%) Windchill
9 4 (0.10%) Simulink
10 1 (0.026%) Stateflow
10 1 (0.026%) Maya
10 1 (0.026%) 3ds Max
10 1 (0.026%) Adobe Illustrator
10 1 (0.026%) PowerPivot
10 1 (0.026%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 1 (0.026%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 93 (2.39%) Oracle EBS
2 72 (1.85%) Oracle EBS R12
3 57 (1.47%) Dynamics CRM
4 54 (1.39%) Oracle Applications
5 25 (0.64%) Oracle 11i
6 18 (0.46%) Oracle HRMS
6 18 (0.46%) Remedy ITSM
7 16 (0.41%) Oracle General Ledger
7 16 (0.41%) Primavera
7 16 (0.41%) Oracle Payables
7 16 (0.41%) Oracle Receivables
8 13 (0.33%) SAP CO
8 13 (0.33%) SAP FI/CO
8 13 (0.33%) SAP FI
9 12 (0.31%) Oracle ERP
10 11 (0.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 9 (0.23%) Summit
12 8 (0.21%) Oracle iRecruitment
13 6 (0.15%) SAP SRM
13 6 (0.15%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 115 (2.96%) Office 365
2 55 (1.42%) Microsoft Azure
3 27 (0.70%) SaaS
4 20 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
4 20 (0.51%) Azure Active Directory
5 18 (0.46%) Amazon AWS
6 16 (0.41%) SuccessFactors
7 11 (0.28%) PaaS
8 10 (0.26%) IaaS
9 9 (0.23%) Amazon EC2
10 5 (0.13%) Amazon S3
10 5 (0.13%) Amazon EMR
10 5 (0.13%) Yammer
11 2 (0.051%) Google Cloud Platform
11 2 (0.051%) Google App Engine
12 1 (0.026%) CodePlex
Communications & Networking
1 459 (11.82%) Firewall
2 264 (6.80%) LAN
3 261 (6.72%) WAN
4 166 (4.27%) TCP/IP
5 157 (4.04%) Wireless
6 154 (3.96%) DNS
7 126 (3.24%) SAN
8 106 (2.73%) Network Security
9 101 (2.60%) DHCP
10 99 (2.55%) VoIP
11 88 (2.27%) Cisco ASA
12 74 (1.91%) Internet
13 73 (1.88%) BGP
14 71 (1.83%) MPLS
14 71 (1.83%) HTTP
15 69 (1.78%) Cisco Nexus
16 67 (1.73%) OSPF
17 40 (1.03%) VPN
18 37 (0.95%) IP Telephony
18 37 (0.95%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 346 (8.91%) SQL Server
2 139 (3.58%) Oracle Database
3 98 (2.52%) Relational Database
4 89 (2.29%) Big Data
5 86 (2.21%) SQL Server 2008
6 79 (2.03%) MySQL
7 76 (1.96%) MongoDB
8 67 (1.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 58 (1.49%) Oracle Database 11g
10 57 (1.47%) RDBMS
11 53 (1.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 49 (1.26%) Oracle Exadata
13 44 (1.13%) QlikView
14 43 (1.11%) Data Warehouse
15 41 (1.06%) Oracle Reports
16 39 (1.00%) Hadoop
17 37 (0.95%) Oracle BI EE
18 35 (0.90%) Oracle Database 10g
19 31 (0.80%) NoSQL
20 28 (0.72%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 94 (2.42%) Subversion
2 80 (2.06%) Visual Studio
3 65 (1.67%) Git (software)
4 61 (1.57%) Selenium
5 48 (1.24%) LoadRunner
6 45 (1.16%) JUnit
7 41 (1.06%) Maven
7 41 (1.06%) Team Foundation Server
8 38 (0.98%) Rational DOORS
9 35 (0.90%) Oracle Forms
10 34 (0.88%) ClearCase
11 32 (0.82%) NUnit
12 30 (0.77%) JIRA
13 29 (0.75%) Ant
14 27 (0.70%) Jenkins
15 19 (0.49%) Eclipse
15 19 (0.49%) FitNesse
16 17 (0.44%) Cucumber
17 16 (0.41%) WebDriver
18 15 (0.39%) Apache Ivy
General
1 448 (11.53%) Finance
2 321 (8.26%) Telecoms
3 101 (2.60%) Manufacturing
4 88 (2.27%) Retail
5 80 (2.06%) Banking
6 67 (1.73%) Military
7 52 (1.34%) Marketing
8 45 (1.16%) Aerospace
9 44 (1.13%) Electronics
10 38 (0.98%) Legal
10 38 (0.98%) Publishing
11 16 (0.41%) Back Office
12 14 (0.36%) Advertising
12 14 (0.36%) Welsh Language
13 13 (0.33%) Law
14 9 (0.23%) General Ledger
15 7 (0.18%) Billing
15 7 (0.18%) Avionics
15 7 (0.18%) Games
16 6 (0.15%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 629 (16.19%) Analyst
2 428 (11.02%) Architect
3 413 (10.63%) Developer
3 413 (10.63%) Consultant
4 210 (5.41%) Project Manager
5 174 (4.48%) Network Engineer
6 156 (4.02%) Security Consultant
7 154 (3.96%) Administrator
8 143 (3.68%) Support Engineer
9 141 (3.63%) Business Analyst
10 129 (3.32%) Support Analyst
11 121 (3.12%) Software Engineer
12 110 (2.83%) Systems Engineer
13 97 (2.50%) .NET Developer
14 96 (2.47%) DBA
15 93 (2.39%) Solutions Architect
15 93 (2.39%) Systems Administrator
16 92 (2.37%) Java Developer
17 88 (2.27%) Technical Architect
18 80 (2.06%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 299 (7.70%) .NET
2 293 (7.54%) HTML
3 236 (6.08%) CSS
4 178 (4.58%) ASP.NET
5 135 (3.48%) Web Services
6 123 (3.17%) HTML5
7 114 (2.94%) XML
8 113 (2.91%) Middleware
9 111 (2.86%) J2EE
10 92 (2.37%) .NET Framework
11 88 (2.27%) Spring
12 86 (2.21%) jQuery
13 81 (2.09%) Hibernate
14 75 (1.93%) WCF
15 69 (1.78%) CSS3
16 68 (1.75%) Oracle Fusion
16 68 (1.75%) JSP
17 67 (1.73%) Entity Framework
18 64 (1.65%) SOAP
19 60 (1.54%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 290 (7.47%) Analytical Skills
2 197 (5.07%) Data Centre
3 190 (4.89%) Management Information System
4 159 (4.09%) Computer Science
5 98 (2.52%) Clustering
6 64 (1.65%) PKI
7 60 (1.54%) Mathematics
8 59 (1.52%) CESG
9 52 (1.34%) RMADS
9 52 (1.34%) Visualisation
10 48 (1.24%) Oracle Exalogic
10 48 (1.24%) GIS
11 47 (1.21%) Replication
11 47 (1.21%) User Experience
12 42 (1.08%) Blackberry
13 38 (0.98%) Private Cloud
14 35 (0.90%) Algorithms
14 35 (0.90%) Life Science
15 29 (0.75%) Enterprise Storage
16 26 (0.67%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 796 (20.49%) Windows
2 464 (11.95%) Linux
3 355 (9.14%) UNIX
4 237 (6.10%) Windows Server 2008
5 168 (4.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 163 (4.20%) Windows Server 2012
7 136 (3.50%) Windows 7
8 93 (2.39%) Solaris
9 57 (1.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 43 (1.11%) Windows XP
10 43 (1.11%) Windows 8
11 42 (1.08%) AIX
12 34 (0.88%) Ubuntu
13 30 (0.77%) Android
14 20 (0.51%) Apple iOS
15 18 (0.46%) HPUX
16 16 (0.41%) CentOS
17 9 (0.23%) Windows NT
18 8 (0.21%) SUSE
18 8 (0.21%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 711 (18.31%) ITIL
2 541 (13.93%) Agile Software Development
3 333 (8.57%) Project Management
4 286 (7.36%) Information Security
5 233 (6.00%) Change Management
6 230 (5.92%) Scrum
7 226 (5.82%) Software Engineering
8 225 (5.79%) Cyber Security
9 222 (5.72%) Service Management
10 220 (5.66%) Service Delivery
11 204 (5.25%) PRINCE2
12 198 (5.10%) Stakeholder Management
13 188 (4.84%) Mentoring
14 165 (4.25%) UML
15 163 (4.20%) Configuration Management
16 156 (4.02%) Business Intelligence
17 153 (3.94%) SDLC
18 150 (3.86%) MVC
18 150 (3.86%) Incident Management
19 139 (3.58%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 486 (12.51%) SQL
2 427 (10.99%) C
3 397 (10.22%) Java
4 284 (7.31%) C#
5 255 (6.57%) JavaScript
6 203 (5.23%) C++
7 141 (3.63%) Python
8 120 (3.09%) Perl
9 116 (2.99%) PowerShell
10 84 (2.16%) Ruby
11 73 (1.88%) Shell Script
11 73 (1.88%) PL/SQL
12 62 (1.60%) Bash Shell
13 59 (1.52%) VB.NET
14 37 (0.95%) PHP
15 35 (0.90%) T-SQL
16 26 (0.67%) VB
17 20 (0.51%) VBScript
18 19 (0.49%) VBA
19 18 (0.46%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 3884 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 629 (16.19%) DV Cleared
3 590 (15.19%) Degree
4 369 (9.50%) Cisco Certification
5 227 (5.84%) CCNA
6 223 (5.74%) CCNP
7 197 (5.07%) CISSP
8 164 (4.22%) Microsoft Certification
9 104 (2.68%) CISM
10 97 (2.50%) MCSE
11 90 (2.32%) ISTQB
12 75 (1.93%) ISEB
13 69 (1.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 61 (1.57%) CCSA
14 61 (1.57%) CCA
14 61 (1.57%) Citrix Certification
15 59 (1.52%) MCP
16 52 (1.34%) MCSA
17 51 (1.31%) ITIL Certification
18 49 (1.26%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 299 (7.70%) SLA
2 127 (3.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 109 (2.81%) QA
4 53 (1.36%) PCI DSS
5 27 (0.70%) JSP 440
6 21 (0.54%) ISO 9001
7 19 (0.49%) COBIT
8 10 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 9 (0.23%) GPG13
10 4 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 4 (0.10%) IEC 61508
10 4 (0.10%) DO-178B
11 3 (0.077%) TickIT
11 3 (0.077%) ISO 9000
12 2 (0.051%) Data Quality
13 1 (0.026%) BS7799
13 1 (0.026%) DO-160
13 1 (0.026%) PMBOK
System Software
1 339 (8.73%) Active Directory
2 333 (8.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 201 (5.18%) Hyper-V
4 113 (2.91%) XenApp
5 107 (2.75%) Microsoft App-V
6 85 (2.19%) XenDesktop
7 64 (1.65%) vSphere
8 47 (1.21%) Terminal Services
9 46 (1.18%) VMware ESX
10 45 (1.16%) Oracle RAC
11 31 (0.80%) UAG
12 27 (0.70%) ISA Server
12 27 (0.70%) Firmware
13 26 (0.67%) XenServer
14 25 (0.64%) Forefront TMG
15 19 (0.49%) Samba
16 18 (0.46%) Xen
17 16 (0.41%) BitLocker
18 14 (0.36%) Snort
19 13 (0.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 177 (4.56%) SCCM
2 78 (2.01%) SCOM
3 69 (1.78%) NetBackup
4 46 (1.18%) Data Guard
5 34 (0.88%) HP SIM
6 33 (0.85%) Oracle RMAN
7 30 (0.77%) SCVMM
8 27 (0.70%) HP Quality Center
8 27 (0.70%) EMC NetWorker
9 25 (0.64%) Puppet
10 22 (0.57%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 21 (0.54%) WSUS
12 20 (0.51%) Norton AntiVirus
12 20 (0.51%) McAfee ePO
12 20 (0.51%) Windows Intune
13 19 (0.49%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
13 19 (0.49%) EdgeSight
14 18 (0.46%) SCSM
14 18 (0.46%) OpenView
14 18 (0.46%) Nessus
Vendors
1 839 (21.60%) Microsoft
2 586 (15.09%) Cisco
3 568 (14.62%) Oracle
4 435 (11.20%) VMware
5 284 (7.31%) HP
6 276 (7.11%) Juniper
7 244 (6.28%) Citrix
8 185 (4.76%) CheckPoint
9 173 (4.45%) SAP
10 146 (3.76%) F5
11 132 (3.40%) IBM
12 95 (2.45%) Symantec
13 92 (2.37%) EMC
14 89 (2.29%) Remedy
15 82 (2.11%) McAfee
16 78 (2.01%) Computacenter
17 74 (1.91%) Sun
18 67 (1.73%) AppSense
19 64 (1.65%) NetApp
20 59 (1.52%) ArcSight
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