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

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 122 164 167
Rank change year-on-year
+42 +3
Permanent jobs citing SC Cleared 2239 1756 1677
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 2.32% 1.81% 1.70%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.45% 6.65% 6.07%
Number of salaries quoted 1677 1268 990
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,400 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £60,400
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +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
30049 26425 27647
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 31.15% 27.22% 28.01%
Number of salaries quoted 24144 21044 22850
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £63,500 £65,000
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 6 March 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 6 March 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 +9 924 £45,000 - 120
London +36 438 £53,500 +7.00% 55
South West +42 373 £45,000 +12.50% 72
North West +12 142 £51,500 +28.75% 27
West Midlands -13 137 £55,000 +22.22% 18
East of England +34 135 £48,750 +2.63% 26
Yorkshire +24 56 £45,000 +38.46% 9
East Midlands +11 36 £40,000 +33.33% 8
North East -3 18 £47,500 -5.00% 2
SC Cleared
UK

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 4884 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 1344 (27.52%) Windows
3 1270 (26.00%) Microsoft
4 1104 (22.60%) ITIL
5 1036 (21.21%) DV Cleared
6 743 (15.21%) Finance
7 741 (15.17%) SQL
8 697 (14.27%) Active Directory
9 686 (14.05%) VMware
10 648 (13.27%) Oracle
11 644 (13.19%) Cisco
12 607 (12.43%) MS Excel
13 585 (11.98%) Firewall
14 529 (10.83%) Degree
15 523 (10.71%) Linux
16 484 (9.91%) HP
17 474 (9.71%) VMware Infrastructure
18 471 (9.64%) C
19 446 (9.13%) SQL Server
20 437 (8.95%) SharePoint
21 433 (8.87%) Windows Server 2008
22 429 (8.78%) Agile Software Development
23 422 (8.64%) Java
24 405 (8.29%) Telecoms
25 389 (7.96%) Service Management
26 388 (7.94%) Windows Server 2003
27 374 (7.66%) Cisco Certification
28 366 (7.49%) Citrix
29 363 (7.43%) PRINCE2
30 356 (7.29%) Project Management

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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
1 437 (8.95%) SharePoint
2 327 (6.70%) MS Exchange
3 218 (4.46%) Exchange Server 2010
4 169 (3.46%) Lync
5 158 (3.24%) Exchange Server 2013
6 152 (3.11%) IIS
7 138 (2.83%) SharePoint 2010
8 128 (2.62%) Exchange Server 2007
9 124 (2.54%) WebLogic
10 123 (2.52%) Exchange Server 2003
11 83 (1.70%) SharePoint 2013
12 78 (1.60%) Apache
13 48 (0.98%) WebSphere
14 44 (0.90%) JBoss
15 42 (0.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
16 41 (0.84%) Tomcat
17 38 (0.78%) Joomla!
18 35 (0.72%) SharePoint Server
19 34 (0.70%) Office Communications Server
20 29 (0.59%) Alfresco
Applications
1 607 (12.43%) MS Excel
2 243 (4.98%) MS Office
3 67 (1.37%) MS Project
4 57 (1.17%) MS PowerPoint
5 38 (0.78%) MS Visio
6 16 (0.33%) InfoPath
7 11 (0.23%) AutoCAD
8 7 (0.14%) Simulink
8 7 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
9 6 (0.12%) Windchill
10 3 (0.061%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 3 (0.061%) Maya
10 3 (0.061%) 3ds Max
10 3 (0.061%) Adobe Illustrator
11 1 (0.020%) Acrobat
11 1 (0.020%) Solid Edge
11 1 (0.020%) NASTRAN
Business Applications
1 154 (3.15%) Oracle EBS
2 116 (2.38%) Oracle EBS R12
3 114 (2.33%) Oracle Applications
4 93 (1.90%) Dynamics CRM
5 63 (1.29%) Remedy ITSM
6 49 (1.00%) Oracle HRMS
7 36 (0.74%) Oracle Receivables
8 35 (0.72%) Oracle General Ledger
9 33 (0.68%) Oracle Payables
10 26 (0.53%) Oracle Payroll
11 21 (0.43%) SAP FI/CO
11 21 (0.43%) SAP FI
11 21 (0.43%) SAP CO
12 18 (0.37%) Oracle ERP
13 17 (0.35%) Dynamics AX
14 12 (0.25%) SAP HR
15 10 (0.20%) Oracle Financials
15 10 (0.20%) SAP Payroll
16 9 (0.18%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
16 9 (0.18%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 164 (3.36%) Office 365
2 69 (1.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 26 (0.53%) SaaS
4 14 (0.29%) PaaS
5 12 (0.25%) Yammer
5 12 (0.25%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (0.082%) Amazon AWS
6 4 (0.082%) IaaS
7 3 (0.061%) Amazon EMR
7 3 (0.061%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (0.061%) Amazon S3
8 2 (0.041%) OpenShift
9 1 (0.020%) IBM SmartCloud
9 1 (0.020%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 585 (11.98%) Firewall
2 330 (6.76%) WAN
3 317 (6.49%) LAN
4 298 (6.10%) DNS
5 226 (4.63%) DHCP
6 200 (4.10%) SAN
7 184 (3.77%) TCP/IP
8 167 (3.42%) Wireless
9 152 (3.11%) Network Security
10 112 (2.29%) VPN
11 101 (2.07%) Internet
12 100 (2.05%) Unified Communications
13 84 (1.72%) Wi-Fi
14 77 (1.58%) HTTP
15 76 (1.56%) Cisco ASA
16 74 (1.52%) Wireshark
17 70 (1.43%) VoIP
17 70 (1.43%) MPLS
18 58 (1.19%) Cisco Nexus
19 55 (1.13%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 446 (9.13%) SQL Server
2 193 (3.95%) Oracle Database
3 143 (2.93%) SQL Server 2008
4 84 (1.72%) Relational Database
5 70 (1.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 65 (1.33%) Data Warehouse
7 62 (1.27%) SQL Server 2005
8 57 (1.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 54 (1.11%) MySQL
10 53 (1.09%) Oracle Database 11g
11 51 (1.04%) Oracle Discoverer
11 51 (1.04%) RDBMS
12 50 (1.02%) Oracle Reports
13 46 (0.94%) EDRMS
14 44 (0.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 40 (0.82%) Oracle BI EE
16 39 (0.80%) IDOL
17 38 (0.78%) Big Data
18 35 (0.72%) MongoDB
19 34 (0.70%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 115 (2.35%) Oracle Forms
2 106 (2.17%) Subversion
3 85 (1.74%) Maven
4 71 (1.45%) Rational DOORS
5 65 (1.33%) Jenkins
6 61 (1.25%) Git (software)
7 60 (1.23%) Visual Studio
8 55 (1.13%) Ant
9 51 (1.04%) JIRA
10 45 (0.92%) TestDirector
11 41 (0.84%) Team Foundation Server
12 36 (0.74%) LoadRunner
13 30 (0.61%) MSI
14 29 (0.59%) Eclipse
15 25 (0.51%) Selenium
16 21 (0.43%) JUnit
16 21 (0.43%) QuickTest Pro
16 21 (0.43%) Apache Ivy
17 20 (0.41%) VSS/SourceSafe
18 16 (0.33%) GCC
General
1 743 (15.21%) Finance
2 405 (8.29%) Telecoms
3 215 (4.40%) Retail
4 154 (3.15%) Banking
5 111 (2.27%) Aerospace
6 101 (2.07%) Electronics
7 95 (1.95%) Military
8 70 (1.43%) Legal
9 62 (1.27%) Manufacturing
10 40 (0.82%) Marketing
11 37 (0.76%) Back Office
12 15 (0.31%) General Ledger
12 15 (0.31%) Local Government
13 13 (0.27%) Publishing
13 13 (0.27%) Law
14 11 (0.23%) Advertising
15 10 (0.20%) Billing
16 8 (0.16%) Games
17 6 (0.12%) Multimedia
17 6 (0.12%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 673 (13.78%) Consultant
2 573 (11.73%) Analyst
3 511 (10.46%) Architect
4 416 (8.52%) Developer
5 304 (6.22%) Project Manager
6 215 (4.40%) Support Engineer
7 208 (4.26%) Network Engineer
8 165 (3.38%) Software Engineer
9 138 (2.83%) DBA
10 136 (2.78%) Systems Engineer
11 135 (2.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 127 (2.60%) Administrator
13 116 (2.38%) Support Analyst
14 114 (2.33%) Security Consultant
15 110 (2.25%) Java Developer
16 101 (2.07%) Oracle DBA
17 95 (1.95%) Security Engineer
17 95 (1.95%) Network Architect
18 92 (1.88%) Service Manager
19 87 (1.78%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 284 (5.81%) HTML
2 267 (5.47%) .NET
3 196 (4.01%) CSS
4 177 (3.62%) XML
5 161 (3.30%) J2EE
6 147 (3.01%) ASP.NET
7 141 (2.89%) Web Services
8 119 (2.44%) HTML5
9 108 (2.21%) Middleware
10 88 (1.80%) jQuery
11 83 (1.70%) Spring
12 78 (1.60%) JSP
13 66 (1.35%) Hibernate
14 63 (1.29%) .NET Framework
15 58 (1.19%) SOAP
16 54 (1.11%) Oracle Fusion
17 51 (1.04%) Ajax
18 48 (0.98%) JSON
19 40 (0.82%) AngularJS
20 36 (0.74%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 345 (7.06%) Analytical Skills
2 233 (4.77%) Management Information System
3 183 (3.75%) Clustering
4 148 (3.03%) Computer Science
5 97 (1.99%) Open Source
6 94 (1.92%) GIS
7 89 (1.82%) Life Science
8 83 (1.70%) Blackberry
9 77 (1.58%) Statistics
10 65 (1.33%) Replication
11 58 (1.19%) Mathematics
12 55 (1.13%) RMADS
13 50 (1.02%) PKI
14 41 (0.84%) Physics
15 39 (0.80%) CESG
16 38 (0.78%) Client/Server
17 35 (0.72%) User Experience
18 30 (0.61%) Enterprise Software
18 30 (0.61%) CMDB
19 28 (0.57%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 1344 (27.52%) Windows
2 523 (10.71%) Linux
3 433 (8.87%) Windows Server 2008
4 388 (7.94%) Windows Server 2003
5 331 (6.78%) UNIX
6 293 (6.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 220 (4.50%) Windows 7
8 208 (4.26%) Windows XP
9 88 (1.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 72 (1.47%) HPUX
11 70 (1.43%) Solaris
11 70 (1.43%) Windows 8
12 59 (1.21%) Windows 2000
13 56 (1.15%) Android
14 52 (1.06%) Windows 2000 Server
15 41 (0.84%) Apple iOS
16 37 (0.76%) CentOS
17 26 (0.53%) AIX
18 19 (0.39%) SUSE
19 13 (0.27%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1104 (22.60%) ITIL
2 429 (8.78%) Agile Software Development
3 389 (7.96%) Service Management
4 363 (7.43%) PRINCE2
5 356 (7.29%) Project Management
6 305 (6.24%) Software Engineering
7 281 (5.75%) Incident Management
8 272 (5.57%) Service Delivery
9 267 (5.47%) Change Management
10 252 (5.16%) Mentoring
11 214 (4.38%) Information Security
12 200 (4.10%) Risk Management
13 197 (4.03%) UML
14 189 (3.87%) Stakeholder Management
15 188 (3.85%) Migration
16 170 (3.48%) Cyber Security
17 169 (3.46%) Change Control
18 167 (3.42%) Business Intelligence
19 157 (3.21%) Configuration Management
20 148 (3.03%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 741 (15.17%) SQL
2 471 (9.64%) C
3 422 (8.64%) Java
4 292 (5.98%) JavaScript
5 291 (5.96%) C#
6 225 (4.61%) C++
7 197 (4.03%) PowerShell
8 136 (2.78%) PL/SQL
9 112 (2.29%) Python
10 81 (1.66%) Perl
11 75 (1.54%) PHP
12 70 (1.43%) Shell Script
13 59 (1.21%) Bash Shell
14 53 (1.09%) VB
15 50 (1.02%) Ruby
16 49 (1.00%) VBScript
17 42 (0.86%) VB.NET
18 40 (0.82%) VBA
19 33 (0.68%) ABAP
20 25 (0.51%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 4884 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 1036 (21.21%) DV Cleared
3 529 (10.83%) Degree
4 374 (7.66%) Cisco Certification
5 279 (5.71%) Microsoft Certification
6 232 (4.75%) CCNP
7 190 (3.89%) CCNA
8 170 (3.48%) MCSE
9 136 (2.78%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 124 (2.54%) CISSP
11 122 (2.50%) MCP
12 109 (2.23%) VCP4
13 95 (1.95%) ITIL Certification
14 88 (1.80%) ISEB
15 86 (1.76%) Citrix Certification
16 83 (1.70%) CCA
17 80 (1.64%) ISTQB
18 72 (1.47%) MCITP
19 66 (1.35%) CCIE
20 61 (1.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 317 (6.49%) SLA
2 138 (2.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 97 (1.99%) QA
4 45 (0.92%) JSP 440
5 40 (0.82%) PCI DSS
6 23 (0.47%) ISO 9001
7 11 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 8 (0.16%) ISO 9000
8 8 (0.16%) JTAG
9 7 (0.14%) Data Quality
10 6 (0.12%) GPG13
10 6 (0.12%) COBIT
11 2 (0.041%) PMBOK
11 2 (0.041%) TickIT
11 2 (0.041%) DO-178B
12 1 (0.020%) BS15000
12 1 (0.020%) ISO/IEC 17799
12 1 (0.020%) BS7799
12 1 (0.020%) COSO
12 1 (0.020%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 697 (14.27%) Active Directory
2 474 (9.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 276 (5.65%) Hyper-V
4 155 (3.17%) XenApp
5 113 (2.31%) VMware ESX
6 111 (2.27%) Microsoft App-V
7 93 (1.90%) vSphere
8 92 (1.88%) XenDesktop
9 54 (1.11%) vCloud
10 48 (0.98%) Oracle RAC
10 48 (0.98%) Terminal Services
11 47 (0.96%) ISA Server
12 45 (0.92%) VMware ESXi
13 34 (0.70%) Oracle RMAN
14 30 (0.61%) Forefront TMG
15 27 (0.55%) Firmware
16 21 (0.43%) XenServer
17 20 (0.41%) NFS
18 18 (0.37%) Samba
19 16 (0.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 313 (6.41%) SCCM
2 188 (3.85%) SCOM
3 143 (2.93%) NetBackup
4 77 (1.58%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 76 (1.56%) SCVMM
6 75 (1.54%) HP Quality Center
7 72 (1.47%) OpenView
8 71 (1.45%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 55 (1.13%) Norton AntiVirus
10 48 (0.98%) Puppet
11 46 (0.94%) HP SIM
11 46 (0.94%) Cisco Prime
12 44 (0.90%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 44 (0.90%) Nagios
12 44 (0.90%) Backup Exec
13 41 (0.84%) EMC NetWorker
14 39 (0.80%) SCDPM
15 37 (0.76%) Forefront Identity Manager
15 37 (0.76%) WSUS
16 29 (0.59%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 1270 (26.00%) Microsoft
2 686 (14.05%) VMware
3 648 (13.27%) Oracle
4 644 (13.19%) Cisco
5 484 (9.91%) HP
6 366 (7.49%) Citrix
7 307 (6.29%) Juniper
8 206 (4.22%) CheckPoint
9 172 (3.52%) Fujitsu
10 158 (3.24%) IBM
11 150 (3.07%) F5
12 125 (2.56%) Symantec
13 120 (2.46%) EMC
14 117 (2.40%) Remedy
15 115 (2.35%) SAP
16 100 (2.05%) McAfee
17 93 (1.90%) Red Hat
18 92 (1.88%) Veritas
19 79 (1.62%) NetApp
20 65 (1.33%) AppSense
Bath, Avon
Reed Professional Services
Salary: £400 - £440 per day
Posted: 49 minutes ago
South West
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35k - £75k plus outstanding package
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35k - £75k plus outstanding package
Posted: 1 hour ago
Andover, Hampshire
Ping IT Recruitment ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
South East
Ping IT Recruitment ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
North West
Ping IT Recruitment ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Andover, Hampshire
Ping IT Recruitment ltd
Posted: 2 hours ago
South East
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £85000 per annum, Benefits Bonus, car allowance
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
CGI
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Harris Global
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Benifits & Bonus
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £25000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
York, North Yorkshire
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £28,000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
York, North Yorkshire
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35,000 - £50,000 plus an excellent package
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30K- £60K
Posted: 5 hours ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £50000 per annum + Negotiable depending on experience
Posted: 8 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Negotiable depending on experience
Posted: 8 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Negotiable depending on experience
Posted: 8 hours ago
Bedfordshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago