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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 126 173 146
Rank change year-on-year
+47 -27
Permanent jobs citing SC Cleared 2434 1683 2131
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 2.28% 1.69% 1.95%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.42% 6.31% 6.79%
Number of salaries quoted 1772 1164 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 £28,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £62,500
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
28902 26664 31363
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 27.02% 26.72% 28.69%
Number of salaries quoted 22755 22055 26662
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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 19 September 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 19 September 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 1164 £47,500 +5.55% 126
London +55 360 £55,000 +10.00% 63
South West +25 300 £45,000 +5.88% 75
West Midlands +63 259 £60,000 +26.31% 12
East of England +72 221 £65,000 +62.50% 18
North West +42 150 £50,000 +11.11% 22
East Midlands +32 60 £29,000 -14.07% 11
Yorkshire -26 48 £42,500 +13.33% 8
North East +4 19 £36,250 +31.81% 6
Midlands +9 4 £47,000 -35.17%
SC Cleared
UK

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 4812 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 1294 (26.89%) Windows
3 1031 (21.43%) Microsoft
4 987 (20.51%) Finance
5 901 (18.72%) ITIL
6 809 (16.81%) DV Cleared
7 729 (15.15%) Oracle
8 626 (13.01%) SQL
9 625 (12.99%) Telecoms
10 564 (11.72%) Linux
11 562 (11.68%) Active Directory
12 556 (11.55%) Degree
13 533 (11.08%) Agile Software Development
14 522 (10.85%) VMware
15 494 (10.27%) Java
16 493 (10.25%) Retail
17 470 (9.77%) Firewall
18 456 (9.48%) PRINCE2
19 442 (9.19%) MS Excel
20 441 (9.16%) Cisco
21 403 (8.37%) Project Management
22 391 (8.13%) SharePoint
23 380 (7.90%) HP
24 355 (7.38%) Windows Server 2003
25 351 (7.29%) UNIX
26 336 (6.98%) Service Management
27 326 (6.77%) Windows Server 2008
28 325 (6.75%) VMware Infrastructure
29 314 (6.53%) C#
30 312 (6.48%) Analytical Skills

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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
1 391 (8.13%) SharePoint
2 254 (5.28%) MS Exchange
3 143 (2.97%) Exchange Server 2003
4 138 (2.87%) Apache
5 133 (2.76%) Exchange Server 2010
6 118 (2.45%) WebLogic
7 108 (2.24%) IIS
8 102 (2.12%) Exchange Server 2007
9 101 (2.10%) Exchange Server 2013
10 99 (2.06%) SharePoint 2010
11 96 (2.00%) Lync
12 87 (1.81%) SharePoint Server
13 60 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2000
13 60 (1.25%) Oracle Workflow
14 57 (1.18%) WebSphere
15 45 (0.94%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
16 41 (0.85%) NetWeaver
16 41 (0.85%) BizTalk Server
16 41 (0.85%) SAP Portal
17 40 (0.83%) SAP EP
Applications
1 442 (9.19%) MS Excel
2 192 (3.99%) MS Office
3 75 (1.56%) MS Project
4 49 (1.02%) MS Visio
5 31 (0.64%) MS PowerPoint
6 10 (0.21%) InfoPath
6 10 (0.21%) AutoCAD
7 7 (0.15%) FrameMaker
7 7 (0.15%) Acrobat
8 5 (0.10%) Simulink
9 4 (0.083%) CATIA
9 4 (0.083%) Revit
10 3 (0.062%) Spreadsheet
11 1 (0.021%) NASTRAN
11 1 (0.021%) Pro/ENGINEER
11 1 (0.021%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 159 (3.30%) Oracle EBS
2 99 (2.06%) Oracle ERP
3 97 (2.02%) Oracle EBS R12
4 92 (1.91%) Oracle Applications
5 34 (0.71%) Oracle HRMS
6 27 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
7 25 (0.52%) Oracle 11i
8 24 (0.50%) Oracle Financials
9 21 (0.44%) Oracle iRecruitment
9 21 (0.44%) Oracle General Ledger
9 21 (0.44%) Oracle Payables
9 21 (0.44%) Oracle Receivables
10 17 (0.35%) Remedy ITSM
11 15 (0.31%) Oracle BPM
12 14 (0.29%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
12 14 (0.29%) Maximo
13 11 (0.23%) Oracle Internet Expenses
14 9 (0.19%) Oracle CRM
15 8 (0.17%) SAP FI
15 8 (0.17%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 45 (0.94%) Office 365
2 17 (0.35%) Taleo
3 14 (0.29%) SaaS
4 13 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
5 11 (0.23%) IaaS
6 9 (0.19%) Microsoft Azure
7 8 (0.17%) Amazon AWS
8 6 (0.12%) Amazon EC2
8 6 (0.12%) Amazon S3
8 6 (0.12%) Amazon EMR
9 2 (0.042%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 470 (9.77%) Firewall
2 269 (5.59%) DNS
3 193 (4.01%) TCP/IP
4 169 (3.51%) DHCP
5 166 (3.45%) WAN
6 165 (3.43%) Network Security
7 164 (3.41%) Internet
8 160 (3.33%) LAN
8 160 (3.33%) SAN
9 142 (2.95%) Wireless
10 110 (2.29%) HTTP
11 83 (1.72%) VPN
12 77 (1.60%) LDAP
13 67 (1.39%) Cisco ASA
14 57 (1.18%) Intrusion Detection
15 56 (1.16%) VoIP
16 55 (1.14%) NAS
17 53 (1.10%) ISDN
18 52 (1.08%) Unified Communications
19 49 (1.02%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 311 (6.46%) SQL Server
2 161 (3.35%) Oracle Database
3 77 (1.60%) MySQL
4 62 (1.29%) EDRMS
5 61 (1.27%) Oracle Discoverer
6 60 (1.25%) Oracle Database 11g
7 49 (1.02%) Relational Database
8 45 (0.94%) Oracle Reports
9 44 (0.91%) Data Warehouse
10 43 (0.89%) IDOL
11 42 (0.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 40 (0.83%) SQL Server 2008
13 38 (0.79%) Oracle BI EE
14 37 (0.77%) Big Data
15 36 (0.75%) RDBMS
16 34 (0.71%) Hadoop
16 34 (0.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 28 (0.58%) Data Mining
18 25 (0.52%) Oracle Database 10g
18 25 (0.52%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 96 (2.00%) JIRA
2 88 (1.83%) Subversion
3 66 (1.37%) TestDirector
4 63 (1.31%) LoadRunner
5 62 (1.29%) Selenium
6 59 (1.23%) Maven
7 58 (1.21%) Jenkins
8 57 (1.18%) Git (software)
9 54 (1.12%) QuickTest Pro
10 53 (1.10%) Ant
11 49 (1.02%) Visual Studio
12 47 (0.98%) Oracle Forms
13 46 (0.96%) Rational DOORS
14 40 (0.83%) Eclipse
15 35 (0.73%) GCC
15 35 (0.73%) GDB
16 34 (0.71%) Team Foundation Server
17 32 (0.67%) Talend Open Studio
18 31 (0.64%) JUnit
19 23 (0.48%) Bugzilla
General
1 987 (20.51%) Finance
2 625 (12.99%) Telecoms
3 493 (10.25%) Retail
4 141 (2.93%) Military
5 118 (2.45%) Back Office
6 97 (2.02%) Legal
7 85 (1.77%) Banking
8 73 (1.52%) Aerospace
9 71 (1.48%) Electronics
10 51 (1.06%) Marketing
11 45 (0.94%) German Language
12 43 (0.89%) Manufacturing
13 26 (0.54%) Law
14 24 (0.50%) Local Government
15 22 (0.46%) Automotive
16 19 (0.39%) Publishing
17 18 (0.37%) Advertising
18 13 (0.27%) Financial Institution
19 12 (0.25%) French Language
19 12 (0.25%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 665 (13.82%) Consultant
2 587 (12.20%) Architect
3 484 (10.06%) Analyst
4 463 (9.62%) Developer
5 315 (6.55%) Project Manager
6 281 (5.84%) Support Engineer
7 145 (3.01%) Security Consultant
8 130 (2.70%) Network Engineer
9 122 (2.54%) Oracle Consultant
10 116 (2.41%) Senior Manager
11 115 (2.39%) Solutions Architect
11 115 (2.39%) Software Engineer
11 115 (2.39%) Java Developer
12 114 (2.37%) Test Manager
13 112 (2.33%) Technical Architect
14 104 (2.16%) Network Architect
15 101 (2.10%) Security Engineer
16 100 (2.08%) Test Analyst
16 100 (2.08%) DBA
16 100 (2.08%) Functional Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 309 (6.42%) .NET
2 242 (5.03%) HTML
3 211 (4.38%) XML
4 162 (3.37%) ASP.NET
5 155 (3.22%) Middleware
6 142 (2.95%) Web Services
7 123 (2.56%) HTML5
8 120 (2.49%) J2EE
9 118 (2.45%) CSS
10 114 (2.37%) Spring
11 112 (2.33%) Hibernate
12 103 (2.14%) SOAP
13 87 (1.81%) jQuery
14 81 (1.68%) .NET Framework
15 67 (1.39%) Oracle Fusion
16 64 (1.33%) WCF
17 55 (1.14%) Ajax
18 47 (0.98%) JSON
19 46 (0.96%) SAP Smart Forms
19 46 (0.96%) BAPI
Miscellaneous
1 312 (6.48%) Analytical Skills
2 240 (4.99%) Management Information System
3 168 (3.49%) Computer Science
4 151 (3.14%) Open Source
5 125 (2.60%) Clustering
6 124 (2.58%) PKI
7 89 (1.85%) Blackberry
8 88 (1.83%) CESG
9 82 (1.70%) RMADS
10 75 (1.56%) Mathematics
11 74 (1.54%) Statistics
12 61 (1.27%) GIS
13 50 (1.04%) User Experience
13 50 (1.04%) Mobile App
14 49 (1.02%) CESG CLAS
15 47 (0.98%) Replication
16 39 (0.81%) Smartcard
17 38 (0.79%) Human Factors
17 38 (0.79%) Enterprise Software
18 33 (0.69%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 1294 (26.89%) Windows
2 564 (11.72%) Linux
3 355 (7.38%) Windows Server 2003
4 351 (7.29%) UNIX
5 326 (6.77%) Windows Server 2008
6 180 (3.74%) Windows 7
7 168 (3.49%) Windows XP
8 144 (2.99%) Windows Server 2012
9 125 (2.60%) Solaris
10 78 (1.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 77 (1.60%) Android
12 61 (1.27%) HPUX
13 58 (1.21%) Windows 2000
14 53 (1.10%) Windows 8
15 50 (1.04%) Apple iOS
16 36 (0.75%) AIX
17 26 (0.54%) Windows Vista
18 20 (0.42%) CentOS
19 18 (0.37%) SUSE
19 18 (0.37%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 901 (18.72%) ITIL
2 533 (11.08%) Agile Software Development
3 456 (9.48%) PRINCE2
4 403 (8.37%) Project Management
5 336 (6.98%) Service Management
6 273 (5.67%) Mentoring
7 252 (5.24%) Risk Management
8 228 (4.74%) Software Engineering
9 226 (4.70%) Information Security
10 223 (4.63%) Incident Management
11 209 (4.34%) Migration
11 209 (4.34%) Stakeholder Management
12 190 (3.95%) Scrum
13 181 (3.76%) Configuration Management
14 177 (3.68%) Disaster Recovery
15 175 (3.64%) UML
16 172 (3.57%) Business Development
17 171 (3.55%) Service Delivery
18 170 (3.53%) ERP
19 169 (3.51%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 626 (13.01%) SQL
2 494 (10.27%) Java
3 314 (6.53%) C#
4 277 (5.76%) C
5 252 (5.24%) JavaScript
6 243 (5.05%) C++
7 172 (3.57%) PowerShell
8 128 (2.66%) Python
9 104 (2.16%) VB.NET
10 103 (2.14%) Perl
11 96 (2.00%) Shell Script
12 79 (1.64%) PL/SQL
13 75 (1.56%) VB
14 73 (1.52%) Bash Shell
15 62 (1.29%) VBScript
16 55 (1.14%) Ruby
17 51 (1.06%) PHP
18 47 (0.98%) ABAP
19 46 (0.96%) SAPscript
20 32 (0.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4812 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 809 (16.81%) DV Cleared
3 556 (11.55%) Degree
4 216 (4.49%) Microsoft Certification
5 209 (4.34%) Cisco Certification
6 180 (3.74%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 158 (3.28%) ISEB
8 144 (2.99%) CTC Cleared
9 127 (2.64%) ISTQB
10 123 (2.56%) MCP
11 115 (2.39%) CISSP
12 111 (2.31%) CCNP
13 105 (2.18%) CCNA
14 94 (1.95%) MCSE
15 93 (1.93%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 71 (1.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 61 (1.27%) GCIA
17 61 (1.27%) CISM
18 60 (1.25%) ITIL Certification
19 55 (1.14%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 210 (4.36%) SLA
2 168 (3.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 144 (2.99%) QA
4 40 (0.83%) ISO 9001
5 32 (0.67%) PCI DSS
5 32 (0.67%) Data Quality
6 25 (0.52%) JSP 440
7 17 (0.35%) COBIT
8 16 (0.33%) DO-178B
9 13 (0.27%) HMG Infosec
10 11 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 9 (0.19%) JTAG
12 7 (0.15%) COSO
13 6 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 20000
14 4 (0.083%) ISO 14001
15 3 (0.062%) TickIT
15 3 (0.062%) BS7799
15 3 (0.062%) GPG13
16 2 (0.042%) ISO/IEC 17799
16 2 (0.042%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 562 (11.68%) Active Directory
2 325 (6.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 210 (4.36%) Hyper-V
4 111 (2.31%) VMware ESX
5 103 (2.14%) XenApp
6 67 (1.39%) vSphere
7 60 (1.25%) Oracle RAC
8 46 (0.96%) ISA Server
9 45 (0.94%) Terminal Services
10 43 (0.89%) Snort
10 43 (0.89%) Microsoft App-V
11 42 (0.87%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 39 (0.81%) VMware ESXi
13 34 (0.71%) XenDesktop
14 32 (0.67%) Oracle RMAN
15 23 (0.48%) vCloud
16 22 (0.46%) Forefront TMG
17 19 (0.39%) NFS
18 15 (0.31%) UAG
19 13 (0.27%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 198 (4.11%) SCCM
2 146 (3.03%) HP Quality Center
3 139 (2.89%) NetBackup
4 105 (2.18%) SCOM
5 75 (1.56%) Norton AntiVirus
6 54 (1.12%) WSUS
7 51 (1.06%) EMC NetWorker
8 48 (1.00%) HP SIM
9 45 (0.94%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 42 (0.87%) OpenView Configuration Management
11 37 (0.77%) OpenView
12 35 (0.73%) Data Guard
12 35 (0.73%) SCVMM
12 35 (0.73%) Backup Exec
13 34 (0.71%) McAfee ePO
14 33 (0.69%) Forefront Identity Manager
15 32 (0.67%) SCDPM
16 31 (0.64%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
17 29 (0.60%) Puppet
18 25 (0.52%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 1031 (21.43%) Microsoft
2 729 (15.15%) Oracle
3 522 (10.85%) VMware
4 441 (9.16%) Cisco
5 380 (7.90%) HP
6 295 (6.13%) Citrix
7 291 (6.05%) Fujitsu
8 261 (5.42%) Juniper
9 148 (3.08%) Symantec
10 142 (2.95%) McAfee
11 140 (2.91%) F5
12 132 (2.74%) CheckPoint
13 110 (2.29%) IBM
14 105 (2.18%) EMC
15 102 (2.12%) SAP
16 98 (2.04%) Veritas
16 98 (2.04%) Red Hat
17 84 (1.75%) Remedy
18 75 (1.56%) Adobe
19 74 (1.54%) JBoss
Reading, Berkshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £0000 - £1111 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 15 minutes ago
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Polar Recruitment
Salary: £0000 - £1111 per annum + Excellent Salary/Benefits Package
Posted: 15 minutes ago
Reading, Berkshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £0000 - £1111 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 15 minutes ago
Reading, Berkshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £0000 - £9999 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 minutes ago
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Posted: 54 minutes ago
Surrey
set2recruit
Salary: £45000 - £55000 Per Annum Plus Bonus, Car Allowance & Benefi
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Salary: From £50,000 to £75,000 per annum plus outstanding package
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Salary: From £35,000 to £65,000 per annum plus outstanding package
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Salary: From £35,000 to £65,000 per annum plus outstanding package
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Salary: From £35,000 to £65,000 per annum plus outstanding package
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Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + benefits
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