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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 152 147 168
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +21
Permanent jobs citing SC Cleared 1946 2171 1749
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.95% 1.98% 1.72%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.18% 7.24% 6.23%
Number of salaries quoted 1388 1651 1076
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £29,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £73,800 £66,050
UK excluding London average salary £46,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +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
27102 29981 28056
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 27.20% 27.34% 27.55%
Number of salaries quoted 21480 24264 22837
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 £67,500 £65,000 £67,500
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 22 May 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 22 May 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 -18 805 £45,000 - 106
London +43 451 £55,000 +2.80% 52
South West +10 259 £44,000 +10.00% 33
East of England +40 170 £50,000 +5.26% 20
West Midlands +16 164 £60,000 +9.09% 10
North West +21 109 £52,500 +40.00% 23
Yorkshire +42 51 £42,500 +21.42% 5
North East -12 28 £46,500 +9.41% 2
East Midlands -37 23 £40,000 +3.89% 5
SC Cleared
UK

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 4348 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 1084 (24.93%) Windows
3 1042 (23.97%) Microsoft
4 964 (22.17%) DV Cleared
5 962 (22.13%) ITIL
6 649 (14.93%) Cisco
7 597 (13.73%) VMware
8 570 (13.11%) SQL
9 547 (12.58%) Oracle
10 546 (12.56%) Finance
11 536 (12.33%) Firewall
12 524 (12.05%) Degree
13 509 (11.71%) Active Directory
14 471 (10.83%) MS Excel
15 470 (10.81%) C
15 470 (10.81%) Linux
16 445 (10.23%) VMware Infrastructure
17 410 (9.43%) SQL Server
18 401 (9.22%) Cisco Certification
18 401 (9.22%) Agile Software Development
19 400 (9.20%) HP
20 371 (8.53%) SharePoint
21 341 (7.84%) Windows Server 2008
22 336 (7.73%) Java
23 332 (7.64%) UNIX
24 329 (7.57%) WAN
25 328 (7.54%) Citrix
26 322 (7.41%) LAN
27 319 (7.34%) Service Management
28 312 (7.18%) PRINCE2

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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
1 371 (8.53%) SharePoint
2 236 (5.43%) MS Exchange
3 166 (3.82%) Exchange Server 2010
4 161 (3.70%) Lync
5 137 (3.15%) IIS
6 123 (2.83%) SharePoint 2010
7 116 (2.67%) SharePoint 2013
8 106 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2013
9 99 (2.28%) Exchange Server 2007
10 83 (1.91%) Exchange Server 2003
11 77 (1.77%) WebLogic
12 61 (1.40%) Apache
13 44 (1.01%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 42 (0.97%) Tomcat
14 42 (0.97%) JBoss
15 38 (0.87%) BizTalk Server
16 36 (0.83%) WebSphere
17 33 (0.76%) Documentum
18 31 (0.71%) Elasticsearch
18 31 (0.71%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 471 (10.83%) MS Excel
2 192 (4.42%) MS Office
3 59 (1.36%) MS PowerPoint
4 44 (1.01%) MS Visio
5 43 (0.99%) MS Project
6 25 (0.57%) InfoPath
7 9 (0.21%) AutoCAD
8 8 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
9 7 (0.16%) Windchill
10 4 (0.092%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 4 (0.092%) Adobe Illustrator
10 4 (0.092%) Maya
10 4 (0.092%) 3ds Max
11 2 (0.046%) Simulink
12 1 (0.023%) Stateflow
12 1 (0.023%) Solid Edge
12 1 (0.023%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 117 (2.69%) Oracle EBS
2 116 (2.67%) Oracle EBS R12
3 95 (2.18%) Dynamics CRM
4 69 (1.59%) Oracle Applications
5 55 (1.26%) Remedy ITSM
6 51 (1.17%) Oracle HRMS
7 39 (0.90%) Oracle Receivables
7 39 (0.90%) Oracle Payables
7 39 (0.90%) Oracle General Ledger
8 22 (0.51%) SAP FI/CO
8 22 (0.51%) SAP CO
8 22 (0.51%) Oracle Payroll
8 22 (0.51%) SAP FI
9 17 (0.39%) Dynamics AX
10 13 (0.30%) Oracle ERP
11 11 (0.25%) Oracle 11i
12 10 (0.23%) Primavera
13 9 (0.21%) SAP HR
13 9 (0.21%) Oracle Financials
14 8 (0.18%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 172 (3.96%) Office 365
2 90 (2.07%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (0.41%) Azure Active Directory
3 18 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
4 17 (0.39%) SaaS
4 17 (0.39%) Yammer
5 12 (0.28%) PaaS
6 10 (0.23%) Amazon AWS
7 4 (0.092%) IaaS
8 2 (0.046%) Amazon EMR
8 2 (0.046%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.046%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.023%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 536 (12.33%) Firewall
2 329 (7.57%) WAN
3 322 (7.41%) LAN
4 209 (4.81%) DNS
5 187 (4.30%) Wireless
6 171 (3.93%) SAN
7 158 (3.63%) TCP/IP
8 156 (3.59%) DHCP
9 117 (2.69%) Network Security
10 104 (2.39%) VoIP
11 79 (1.82%) Cisco Nexus
11 79 (1.82%) Cisco ASA
12 78 (1.79%) VPN
13 76 (1.75%) Unified Communications
14 75 (1.72%) Internet
14 75 (1.72%) HTTP
15 66 (1.52%) MPLS
16 60 (1.38%) Wi-Fi
17 55 (1.26%) Wireshark
18 50 (1.15%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 410 (9.43%) SQL Server
2 147 (3.38%) SQL Server 2008
3 126 (2.90%) Oracle Database
4 92 (2.12%) Relational Database
5 91 (2.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 66 (1.52%) Big Data
6 66 (1.52%) MySQL
7 62 (1.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 55 (1.26%) Data Warehouse
9 54 (1.24%) SQL Server 2005
9 54 (1.24%) RDBMS
10 51 (1.17%) Oracle Database 11g
11 42 (0.97%) MongoDB
12 37 (0.85%) Oracle Reports
12 37 (0.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 32 (0.74%) QlikView
14 24 (0.55%) Hadoop
15 23 (0.53%) Oracle Exadata
16 20 (0.46%) Oracle BI EE
16 20 (0.46%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 81 (1.86%) Visual Studio
1 81 (1.86%) Oracle Forms
2 68 (1.56%) Subversion
3 65 (1.49%) Rational DOORS
4 48 (1.10%) Team Foundation Server
5 47 (1.08%) Git (software)
6 40 (0.92%) Maven
7 30 (0.69%) Jenkins
8 27 (0.62%) ClearCase
9 25 (0.57%) NUnit
9 25 (0.57%) Selenium
10 24 (0.55%) CruiseControl
10 24 (0.55%) MSI
11 22 (0.51%) MSBuild
11 22 (0.51%) LoadRunner
12 21 (0.48%) Visual Studio Team System
13 17 (0.39%) Eclipse
14 16 (0.37%) TestDirector
15 15 (0.34%) VSS/SourceSafe
16 14 (0.32%) JIRA
General
1 546 (12.56%) Finance
2 301 (6.92%) Telecoms
3 138 (3.17%) Retail
4 92 (2.12%) Banking
5 83 (1.91%) Military
6 76 (1.75%) Manufacturing
7 70 (1.61%) Electronics
8 62 (1.43%) Aerospace
9 42 (0.97%) Legal
10 30 (0.69%) Marketing
11 27 (0.62%) Publishing
12 23 (0.53%) Back Office
13 20 (0.46%) General Ledger
14 17 (0.39%) Advertising
15 11 (0.25%) Law
16 9 (0.21%) Games
16 9 (0.21%) Local Government
17 7 (0.16%) Multimedia
17 7 (0.16%) Billing
17 7 (0.16%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 565 (12.99%) Analyst
2 535 (12.30%) Consultant
3 507 (11.66%) Architect
4 389 (8.95%) Developer
5 299 (6.88%) Project Manager
6 191 (4.39%) Network Engineer
7 168 (3.86%) Support Engineer
8 146 (3.36%) Systems Engineer
9 140 (3.22%) Administrator
10 133 (3.06%) Security Consultant
11 132 (3.04%) Software Engineer
12 116 (2.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 109 (2.51%) .NET Developer
14 104 (2.39%) Systems Administrator
15 93 (2.14%) Business Analyst
16 91 (2.09%) Support Analyst
17 88 (2.02%) Technical Architect
18 83 (1.91%) Solutions Architect
19 79 (1.82%) Applications Support
19 79 (1.82%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 288 (6.62%) .NET
2 250 (5.75%) HTML
3 194 (4.46%) CSS
4 189 (4.35%) ASP.NET
5 129 (2.97%) J2EE
6 121 (2.78%) Web Services
7 119 (2.74%) Middleware
8 102 (2.35%) .NET Framework
9 101 (2.32%) HTML5
10 98 (2.25%) XML
11 84 (1.93%) JSP
12 72 (1.66%) Entity Framework
13 69 (1.59%) Spring
14 67 (1.54%) WCF
15 61 (1.40%) jQuery
16 55 (1.26%) Oracle Fusion
17 54 (1.24%) Hibernate
18 51 (1.17%) ASP.NET MVC
19 49 (1.13%) CSS3
20 45 (1.03%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 261 (6.00%) Analytical Skills
2 189 (4.35%) Management Information System
3 127 (2.92%) Computer Science
4 121 (2.78%) Clustering
5 94 (2.16%) GIS
6 75 (1.72%) Open Source
7 71 (1.63%) PKI
8 70 (1.61%) RMADS
9 65 (1.49%) Mathematics
10 61 (1.40%) Blackberry
11 58 (1.33%) Life Science
12 56 (1.29%) Replication
13 55 (1.26%) Statistics
13 55 (1.26%) CESG
14 46 (1.06%) Physics
15 43 (0.99%) Visualisation
16 33 (0.76%) CMDB
17 31 (0.71%) Embedded Systems
18 27 (0.62%) Client/Server
18 27 (0.62%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 1084 (24.93%) Windows
2 470 (10.81%) Linux
3 341 (7.84%) Windows Server 2008
4 332 (7.64%) UNIX
5 234 (5.38%) Windows Server 2003
6 231 (5.31%) Windows Server 2012
7 202 (4.65%) Windows 7
8 107 (2.46%) Windows XP
9 90 (2.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 76 (1.75%) Solaris
11 49 (1.13%) HPUX
12 33 (0.76%) CentOS
13 31 (0.71%) Windows 2000
14 29 (0.67%) Ubuntu
15 27 (0.62%) Windows 8
16 26 (0.60%) AIX
17 20 (0.46%) Android
18 10 (0.23%) Oracle Linux
18 10 (0.23%) Apple iOS
19 8 (0.18%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 962 (22.13%) ITIL
2 401 (9.22%) Agile Software Development
3 319 (7.34%) Service Management
4 312 (7.18%) PRINCE2
5 302 (6.95%) Project Management
6 268 (6.16%) Information Security
7 259 (5.96%) Software Engineering
8 258 (5.93%) Service Delivery
9 236 (5.43%) Change Management
10 214 (4.92%) Incident Management
11 213 (4.90%) Cyber Security
12 209 (4.81%) Mentoring
13 197 (4.53%) Stakeholder Management
14 179 (4.12%) Risk Management
15 175 (4.02%) Scrum
16 173 (3.98%) Configuration Management
17 168 (3.86%) Migration
18 164 (3.77%) Business Intelligence
19 157 (3.61%) Change Control
20 152 (3.50%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 570 (13.11%) SQL
2 470 (10.81%) C
3 336 (7.73%) Java
4 293 (6.74%) C#
5 245 (5.63%) JavaScript
6 212 (4.88%) C++
7 153 (3.52%) PowerShell
8 115 (2.64%) Python
9 95 (2.18%) Perl
10 93 (2.14%) PL/SQL
11 71 (1.63%) Ruby
12 62 (1.43%) Bash Shell
13 53 (1.22%) PHP
14 51 (1.17%) VB
15 49 (1.13%) Shell Script
16 46 (1.06%) VBScript
17 44 (1.01%) VB.NET
18 30 (0.69%) VBA
19 29 (0.67%) T-SQL
20 12 (0.28%) Ada
Qualifications
1 4348 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 964 (22.17%) DV Cleared
3 524 (12.05%) Degree
4 401 (9.22%) Cisco Certification
5 255 (5.86%) CCNA
6 228 (5.24%) CCNP
7 206 (4.74%) Microsoft Certification
8 142 (3.27%) CISSP
9 127 (2.92%) MCSE
10 118 (2.71%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 105 (2.41%) CCA
12 104 (2.39%) Citrix Certification
13 95 (2.18%) MCP
14 89 (2.05%) CCSA
15 77 (1.77%) ITIL Certification
16 70 (1.61%) ISTQB
17 67 (1.54%) CISM
18 64 (1.47%) ISEB
19 62 (1.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
20 56 (1.29%) CCEE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 311 (7.15%) SLA
2 142 (3.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 77 (1.77%) QA
4 48 (1.10%) PCI DSS
5 42 (0.97%) JSP 440
6 17 (0.39%) ISO 9001
7 11 (0.25%) COBIT
8 8 (0.18%) GPG13
9 7 (0.16%) JTAG
10 6 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 6 (0.14%) ISO 9000
11 2 (0.046%) Data Quality
11 2 (0.046%) PMBOK
11 2 (0.046%) FISMA
11 2 (0.046%) IEC 61508
11 2 (0.046%) TickIT
12 1 (0.023%) ISO/IEC 17799
12 1 (0.023%) BS7799
12 1 (0.023%) BS15000
12 1 (0.023%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 509 (11.71%) Active Directory
2 445 (10.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 244 (5.61%) Hyper-V
4 170 (3.91%) XenApp
5 159 (3.66%) Microsoft App-V
6 133 (3.06%) XenDesktop
7 82 (1.89%) VMware ESX
8 71 (1.63%) vSphere
9 55 (1.26%) Terminal Services
10 37 (0.85%) vCloud
11 33 (0.76%) ISA Server
12 29 (0.67%) Firmware
12 29 (0.67%) Samba
12 29 (0.67%) Oracle RAC
13 28 (0.64%) XenServer
14 26 (0.60%) Forefront TMG
15 21 (0.48%) VMware ESXi
16 17 (0.39%) Microsoft Virtual Server
17 16 (0.37%) UAG
18 14 (0.32%) NFS
Systems Management
1 275 (6.32%) SCCM
2 121 (2.78%) SCOM
3 112 (2.58%) NetBackup
4 49 (1.13%) HP SIM
5 46 (1.06%) Cisco Prime
6 43 (0.99%) EMC NetWorker
7 41 (0.94%) SCVMM
8 39 (0.90%) OpenView
9 38 (0.87%) Puppet
9 38 (0.87%) Norton AntiVirus
10 35 (0.80%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 35 (0.80%) WSUS
11 32 (0.74%) Forefront Identity Manager
12 31 (0.71%) Backup Exec
12 31 (0.71%) HP Quality Center
13 30 (0.69%) HP Data Protector
13 30 (0.69%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
14 29 (0.67%) SCOrch
15 28 (0.64%) Nagios
15 28 (0.64%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 1042 (23.97%) Microsoft
2 649 (14.93%) Cisco
3 597 (13.73%) VMware
4 547 (12.58%) Oracle
5 400 (9.20%) HP
6 328 (7.54%) Citrix
7 282 (6.49%) Juniper
8 221 (5.08%) CheckPoint
9 142 (3.27%) F5
10 129 (2.97%) IBM
11 124 (2.85%) Symantec
11 124 (2.85%) EMC
12 99 (2.28%) Remedy
13 98 (2.25%) AppSense
14 96 (2.21%) SAP
15 91 (2.09%) Fujitsu
16 76 (1.75%) Red Hat
17 72 (1.66%) McAfee
17 72 (1.66%) NetApp
18 52 (1.20%) Sun
London
Mortimer Bell International
Salary: £90000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Mortimer Bell International
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Colston Consulting
Salary: £60k - 70k per year
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Connected IT
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum + Car Bonus Bens
Posted: 12 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 13 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £37000 per annum + bens
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Havant, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Fleet, Hampshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £32000 - £38000 per annum + bens
Posted: 13 hours ago
Hertfordshire
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Hook, Hampshire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 14 hours ago
South West London
Homes and Communities Agency
Salary: From £62,746 to £83,661 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
South East
Experis Ltd
Salary: £75000.00 - £100000.00 per annum + package
Posted: 14 hours ago
Preston, Lancashire
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £300 - £650 Per Day
Posted: 16 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000 - 70000 + excellent benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35000 - 77000 + Car + Bonus
Posted: 16 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
CGI
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 20 hours ago