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

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 126 156 149
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -7
Permanent jobs citing SC Cleared 2458 1747 2117
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 2.27% 1.73% 1.92%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.41% 6.42% 6.73%
Number of salaries quoted 1767 1196 1765
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 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £64,250
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
29230 27193 31458
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 26.97% 26.98% 28.46%
Number of salaries quoted 22866 22323 26868
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 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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 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 1 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
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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 +14 1235 £48,000 +6.66% 110
London +45 389 £52,000 +4.00% 47
West Midlands +63 246 £60,000 +26.31% 8
South West +9 242 £44,000 -2.22% 64
East of England +85 233 £63,750 +70.00% 15
North West +61 142 £45,000 - 22
East Midlands +21 60 £39,000 +15.55% 4
Yorkshire -49 39 £42,500 +13.33% 11
North East +5 22 £36,250 +31.81% 2
Midlands +9 4 £47,000 +10.58%
SC Cleared
UK

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 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 4617 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 1192 (25.82%) Windows
3 980 (21.23%) Finance
4 951 (20.60%) Microsoft
5 874 (18.93%) ITIL
6 759 (16.44%) DV Cleared
7 689 (14.92%) Oracle
8 627 (13.58%) Telecoms
9 602 (13.04%) SQL
10 539 (11.67%) Linux
11 533 (11.54%) Degree
12 497 (10.76%) Active Directory
13 491 (10.63%) Retail
14 477 (10.33%) VMware
15 465 (10.07%) PRINCE2
16 448 (9.70%) Java
17 438 (9.49%) Firewall
18 418 (9.05%) Cisco
19 412 (8.92%) MS Excel
20 381 (8.25%) Project Management
21 373 (8.08%) HP
22 362 (7.84%) SharePoint
23 339 (7.34%) UNIX
24 318 (6.89%) Service Management
25 313 (6.78%) Windows Server 2003
26 304 (6.58%) C#
27 293 (6.35%) .NET
27 293 (6.35%) VMware Infrastructure
28 290 (6.28%) Windows Server 2008
29 286 (6.19%) Fujitsu

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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
1 362 (7.84%) SharePoint
2 229 (4.96%) MS Exchange
3 133 (2.88%) Exchange Server 2003
4 131 (2.84%) Apache
5 118 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2010
6 112 (2.43%) WebLogic
7 101 (2.19%) Lync
8 96 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2007
9 92 (1.99%) IIS
10 86 (1.86%) Exchange Server 2013
11 84 (1.82%) SharePoint 2010
12 77 (1.67%) SharePoint Server
13 59 (1.28%) Oracle Workflow
14 55 (1.19%) WebSphere
15 49 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2000
16 43 (0.93%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
17 41 (0.89%) Tomcat
18 40 (0.87%) BizTalk Server
19 34 (0.74%) Exchange Server 5.5
20 32 (0.69%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 412 (8.92%) MS Excel
2 177 (3.83%) MS Office
3 86 (1.86%) MS Project
4 48 (1.04%) MS Visio
5 36 (0.78%) MS PowerPoint
6 12 (0.26%) AutoCAD
7 10 (0.22%) InfoPath
8 7 (0.15%) Acrobat
8 7 (0.15%) FrameMaker
9 4 (0.087%) CATIA
9 4 (0.087%) Simulink
9 4 (0.087%) Revit
10 2 (0.043%) Spreadsheet
11 1 (0.022%) Pro/ENGINEER
11 1 (0.022%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 148 (3.21%) Oracle EBS
2 91 (1.97%) Oracle EBS R12
3 88 (1.91%) Oracle Applications
4 86 (1.86%) Oracle ERP
5 38 (0.82%) Oracle HRMS
6 32 (0.69%) Dynamics CRM
7 29 (0.63%) Oracle 11i
8 26 (0.56%) Oracle Financials
9 23 (0.50%) Oracle General Ledger
9 23 (0.50%) Oracle Payables
9 23 (0.50%) Oracle Receivables
10 21 (0.45%) Oracle iRecruitment
11 19 (0.41%) Remedy ITSM
12 13 (0.28%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
12 13 (0.28%) Maximo
12 13 (0.28%) Oracle Internet Expenses
13 10 (0.22%) Oracle BPM
14 9 (0.19%) SAP CO
14 9 (0.19%) SAP FI/CO
14 9 (0.19%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 44 (0.95%) Office 365
2 17 (0.37%) Taleo
3 13 (0.28%) Amazon AWS
4 12 (0.26%) SaaS
4 12 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
5 11 (0.24%) IaaS
5 11 (0.24%) Microsoft Azure
6 10 (0.22%) Amazon EMR
6 10 (0.22%) Amazon EC2
6 10 (0.22%) Amazon S3
7 2 (0.043%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 438 (9.49%) Firewall
2 242 (5.24%) DNS
3 188 (4.07%) TCP/IP
4 166 (3.60%) LAN
5 164 (3.55%) WAN
6 157 (3.40%) SAN
7 156 (3.38%) Internet
8 155 (3.36%) Network Security
9 152 (3.29%) DHCP
10 131 (2.84%) Wireless
11 107 (2.32%) HTTP
12 75 (1.62%) VPN
13 73 (1.58%) LDAP
14 62 (1.34%) Cisco ASA
15 59 (1.28%) NAS
15 59 (1.28%) Intrusion Detection
16 55 (1.19%) VoIP
17 53 (1.15%) ISDN
17 53 (1.15%) Wireshark
18 48 (1.04%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 283 (6.13%) SQL Server
2 140 (3.03%) Oracle Database
3 74 (1.60%) MySQL
4 55 (1.19%) Oracle Discoverer
5 52 (1.13%) EDRMS
6 50 (1.08%) Oracle Database 11g
6 50 (1.08%) Relational Database
7 43 (0.93%) Oracle Reports
8 41 (0.89%) Hadoop
9 36 (0.78%) IDOL
9 36 (0.78%) RDBMS
9 36 (0.78%) NoSQL
10 35 (0.76%) Big Data
10 35 (0.76%) SQL Server 2008
10 35 (0.76%) Data Warehouse
11 33 (0.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 33 (0.71%) Oracle BI EE
12 31 (0.67%) Data Mining
13 28 (0.61%) MongoDB
14 26 (0.56%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 83 (1.80%) JIRA
2 73 (1.58%) Subversion
3 66 (1.43%) LoadRunner
4 63 (1.36%) Selenium
5 56 (1.21%) TestDirector
6 52 (1.13%) Git (software)
7 50 (1.08%) Visual Studio
8 48 (1.04%) QuickTest Pro
8 48 (1.04%) Maven
9 46 (1.00%) Jenkins
10 45 (0.97%) Rational DOORS
11 44 (0.95%) Ant
12 40 (0.87%) Eclipse
13 39 (0.84%) Oracle Forms
14 32 (0.69%) GCC
14 32 (0.69%) GDB
14 32 (0.69%) Team Foundation Server
15 29 (0.63%) JUnit
16 23 (0.50%) Bugzilla
16 23 (0.50%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 980 (21.23%) Finance
2 627 (13.58%) Telecoms
3 491 (10.63%) Retail
4 137 (2.97%) Military
5 118 (2.56%) Back Office
6 91 (1.97%) Legal
7 80 (1.73%) Banking
8 70 (1.52%) Aerospace
9 66 (1.43%) Electronics
10 45 (0.97%) German Language
11 44 (0.95%) Marketing
12 43 (0.93%) Manufacturing
13 26 (0.56%) Law
14 25 (0.54%) Automotive
15 20 (0.43%) Local Government
16 18 (0.39%) Advertising
17 17 (0.37%) Publishing
18 13 (0.28%) Financial Institution
19 12 (0.26%) General Ledger
20 10 (0.22%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 616 (13.34%) Consultant
2 546 (11.83%) Architect
3 458 (9.92%) Analyst
4 423 (9.16%) Developer
5 338 (7.32%) Project Manager
6 252 (5.46%) Support Engineer
7 149 (3.23%) Security Consultant
8 134 (2.90%) Network Engineer
9 125 (2.71%) Oracle Consultant
10 121 (2.62%) Senior Manager
11 119 (2.58%) Test Manager
12 111 (2.40%) Solutions Architect
13 110 (2.38%) Software Engineer
13 110 (2.38%) Security Engineer
14 106 (2.30%) Java Developer
15 103 (2.23%) Security Analyst
15 103 (2.23%) Programme Manager
16 98 (2.12%) Functional Consultant
17 95 (2.06%) Technical Architect
18 94 (2.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 293 (6.35%) .NET
2 213 (4.61%) HTML
3 184 (3.99%) XML
4 161 (3.49%) ASP.NET
5 143 (3.10%) Middleware
6 135 (2.92%) Web Services
7 112 (2.43%) Spring
8 106 (2.30%) Hibernate
9 104 (2.25%) HTML5
10 100 (2.17%) SOAP
11 99 (2.14%) J2EE
12 97 (2.10%) CSS
13 80 (1.73%) jQuery
14 77 (1.67%) .NET Framework
15 69 (1.49%) WCF
16 60 (1.30%) Oracle Fusion
17 48 (1.04%) Ajax
18 40 (0.87%) JSON
19 39 (0.84%) JSP
20 38 (0.82%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 241 (5.22%) Management Information System
2 156 (3.38%) Computer Science
3 155 (3.36%) Open Source
4 127 (2.75%) PKI
5 104 (2.25%) Clustering
6 86 (1.86%) CESG
7 81 (1.75%) Blackberry
7 81 (1.75%) RMADS
8 75 (1.62%) Mathematics
9 64 (1.39%) Statistics
10 50 (1.08%) GIS
11 47 (1.02%) Replication
11 47 (1.02%) Mobile App
12 43 (0.93%) CESG CLAS
13 40 (0.87%) Human Factors
14 39 (0.84%) Smartcard
15 35 (0.76%) Physics
15 35 (0.76%) Enterprise Software
16 30 (0.65%) Fat Client
16 30 (0.65%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 1192 (25.82%) Windows
2 539 (11.67%) Linux
3 339 (7.34%) UNIX
4 313 (6.78%) Windows Server 2003
5 290 (6.28%) Windows Server 2008
6 156 (3.38%) Windows 7
7 141 (3.05%) Windows XP
8 124 (2.69%) Solaris
9 121 (2.62%) Windows Server 2012
10 81 (1.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 69 (1.49%) Android
12 65 (1.41%) HPUX
13 53 (1.15%) Windows 2000
14 42 (0.91%) Apple iOS
15 38 (0.82%) Windows 8
16 32 (0.69%) AIX
17 25 (0.54%) Windows Vista
18 19 (0.41%) CentOS
19 18 (0.39%) Debian
19 18 (0.39%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 874 (18.93%) ITIL
2 465 (10.07%) PRINCE2
3 381 (8.25%) Project Management
4 318 (6.89%) Service Management
5 258 (5.59%) Risk Management
6 228 (4.94%) Agile Software Development
7 225 (4.87%) Information Security
8 223 (4.83%) Software Engineering
9 199 (4.31%) Incident Management
9 199 (4.31%) Stakeholder Management
10 180 (3.90%) Configuration Management
11 179 (3.88%) SIEM
12 178 (3.86%) Scrum
13 176 (3.81%) Migration
14 169 (3.66%) UML
15 164 (3.55%) Business Development
16 163 (3.53%) Network Design
17 159 (3.44%) Disaster Recovery
18 153 (3.31%) Service Delivery
19 151 (3.27%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 602 (13.04%) SQL
2 448 (9.70%) Java
3 304 (6.58%) C#
4 262 (5.67%) C
5 226 (4.89%) C++
5 226 (4.89%) JavaScript
6 159 (3.44%) PowerShell
7 129 (2.79%) Python
8 104 (2.25%) VB.NET
9 98 (2.12%) Perl
10 86 (1.86%) Shell Script
11 82 (1.78%) Bash Shell
12 75 (1.62%) PL/SQL
13 71 (1.54%) VB
14 60 (1.30%) VBScript
15 54 (1.17%) Ruby
16 42 (0.91%) PHP
17 33 (0.71%) T-SQL
18 32 (0.69%) ABAP
19 31 (0.67%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 4617 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 759 (16.44%) DV Cleared
3 533 (11.54%) Degree
4 203 (4.40%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 189 (4.09%) Cisco Certification
6 186 (4.03%) Microsoft Certification
7 151 (3.27%) ISEB
8 140 (3.03%) CTC Cleared
9 121 (2.62%) ISTQB
10 118 (2.56%) CISSP
11 103 (2.23%) CCNP
12 100 (2.17%) MCP
13 96 (2.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 94 (2.04%) CCNA
15 80 (1.73%) MCSE
16 66 (1.43%) CISM
17 63 (1.36%) GCIA
18 57 (1.23%) ITIL Certification
19 56 (1.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
20 52 (1.13%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 206 (4.46%) SLA
2 168 (3.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 150 (3.25%) QA
4 36 (0.78%) ISO 9001
5 33 (0.71%) PCI DSS
6 23 (0.50%) Data Quality
7 20 (0.43%) JSP 440
8 18 (0.39%) COBIT
9 16 (0.35%) DO-178B
10 13 (0.28%) HMG Infosec
11 9 (0.19%) JTAG
11 9 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 6 (0.13%) COSO
12 6 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 20000
13 4 (0.087%) ISO 14001
14 3 (0.065%) TickIT
14 3 (0.065%) BS7799
14 3 (0.065%) GPG13
15 2 (0.043%) ISO/IEC 17799
15 2 (0.043%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 497 (10.76%) Active Directory
2 293 (6.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 193 (4.18%) Hyper-V
4 97 (2.10%) VMware ESX
5 93 (2.01%) XenApp
6 60 (1.30%) vSphere
7 51 (1.10%) Oracle RAC
8 46 (1.00%) Snort
9 39 (0.84%) VMware ESXi
10 38 (0.82%) Microsoft App-V
10 38 (0.82%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 38 (0.82%) ISA Server
11 36 (0.78%) Terminal Services
12 32 (0.69%) XenDesktop
13 31 (0.67%) Oracle RMAN
14 29 (0.63%) vCloud
15 20 (0.43%) Forefront TMG
16 18 (0.39%) NFS
17 13 (0.28%) UAG
18 12 (0.26%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 176 (3.81%) SCCM
2 136 (2.95%) HP Quality Center
3 124 (2.69%) NetBackup
4 92 (1.99%) SCOM
5 74 (1.60%) Norton AntiVirus
6 52 (1.13%) WSUS
7 50 (1.08%) EMC NetWorker
8 46 (1.00%) HP SIM
9 36 (0.78%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 35 (0.76%) SCVMM
11 34 (0.74%) McAfee ePO
12 33 (0.71%) SCDPM
12 33 (0.71%) Forefront Identity Manager
12 33 (0.71%) Data Guard
12 33 (0.71%) OpenView
13 31 (0.67%) OpenView Configuration Management
14 30 (0.65%) Backup Exec
15 28 (0.61%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
16 26 (0.56%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
16 26 (0.56%) Puppet
Vendors
1 951 (20.60%) Microsoft
2 689 (14.92%) Oracle
3 477 (10.33%) VMware
4 418 (9.05%) Cisco
5 373 (8.08%) HP
6 286 (6.19%) Fujitsu
7 265 (5.74%) Citrix
8 236 (5.11%) Juniper
9 154 (3.34%) Symantec
10 135 (2.92%) McAfee
11 129 (2.79%) CheckPoint
12 123 (2.66%) F5
13 101 (2.19%) Red Hat
14 99 (2.14%) EMC
15 95 (2.06%) IBM
16 88 (1.91%) Remedy
17 86 (1.86%) Veritas
18 85 (1.84%) JBoss
19 76 (1.65%) SAP
20 68 (1.47%) LogRhythm
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 34000 - 46000 + excellent benefits
Posted: 45 minutes ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35000 - 42000
Posted: 46 minutes ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 36000 - 38000 + excellent benefits
Posted: 46 minutes ago
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40000 + excellent benefits
Posted: 47 minutes ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: competitive + bonus + benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Bristol, Avon
Streamline Connections
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £45000 per annum + 10% Car and Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
set2recruit
Salary: £19000 - £25000 Per Annum £19k - £25k + Bonus and
Posted: 2 hours ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Connectus
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £34900 per annum + £1,200 DV Allowance
Posted: 3 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £41000 per annum + £1,200 DV allowance
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £12.00 - £14.00 per hour
Posted: 3 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Capita
Salary: Car
Posted: 23 hours ago
South West
ISL
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000 per annum + good benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 + 5% bonus + 10% pension
Posted: 2 days ago
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
X4 Group
Salary: Market related
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucestershire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 2 days ago