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

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 137 147 165
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +18
Permanent jobs citing SC Cleared 2180 2153 1842
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 2.11% 1.92% 1.75%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.71% 7.07% 6.28%
Number of salaries quoted 1541 1612 1096
Average salary £50,000 £46,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.52% +3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,250 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +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
28267 30447 29309
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 27.39% 27.21% 27.85%
Number of salaries quoted 22284 24566 23908
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £66,500
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 24 April 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 24 April 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 -8 884 £45,000 - 113
London +31 452 £55,000 +4.76% 62
South West +29 345 £44,000 +10.00% 32
West Midlands +25 180 £55,000 +4.76% 7
East of England +56 157 £50,000 +5.26% 23
North West +20 133 £55,000 +44.92% 23
Yorkshire +28 57 £45,000 +33.33% 4
East Midlands -13 30 £31,000 +7.82% 1
North East -22 28 £53,750 +26.47% 4
SC Cleared
UK

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 4728 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 1232 (26.06%) Windows
3 1178 (24.92%) Microsoft
4 1064 (22.50%) DV Cleared
5 1052 (22.25%) ITIL
6 707 (14.95%) Cisco
7 665 (14.07%) VMware
8 663 (14.02%) SQL
9 611 (12.92%) Finance
10 608 (12.86%) Firewall
11 606 (12.82%) Active Directory
12 577 (12.20%) Oracle
13 558 (11.80%) MS Excel
14 536 (11.34%) Degree
15 501 (10.60%) Linux
16 495 (10.47%) C
17 486 (10.28%) VMware Infrastructure
18 460 (9.73%) HP
19 453 (9.58%) SQL Server
20 425 (8.99%) SharePoint
21 416 (8.80%) Cisco Certification
22 412 (8.71%) Agile Software Development
23 405 (8.57%) Windows Server 2008
24 361 (7.64%) Java
25 360 (7.61%) Service Management
26 357 (7.55%) Citrix
27 351 (7.42%) WAN
28 349 (7.38%) LAN
29 348 (7.36%) Telecoms
30 333 (7.04%) UNIX

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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
1 425 (8.99%) SharePoint
2 270 (5.71%) MS Exchange
3 185 (3.91%) Exchange Server 2010
4 179 (3.79%) Lync
5 156 (3.30%) IIS
6 150 (3.17%) SharePoint 2010
7 128 (2.71%) Exchange Server 2013
8 116 (2.45%) SharePoint 2013
9 107 (2.26%) Exchange Server 2007
10 92 (1.95%) Exchange Server 2003
11 90 (1.90%) WebLogic
12 76 (1.61%) Apache
13 48 (1.02%) Tomcat
14 47 (0.99%) JBoss
15 43 (0.91%) WebSphere
16 42 (0.89%) BizTalk Server
17 36 (0.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
17 36 (0.76%) Office Communications Server
18 30 (0.63%) CMS
19 29 (0.61%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 558 (11.80%) MS Excel
2 217 (4.59%) MS Office
3 58 (1.23%) MS PowerPoint
4 49 (1.04%) MS Project
5 34 (0.72%) MS Visio
6 21 (0.44%) InfoPath
7 11 (0.23%) AutoCAD
8 7 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
9 6 (0.13%) Windchill
10 4 (0.085%) Simulink
11 3 (0.063%) Maya
11 3 (0.063%) 3ds Max
11 3 (0.063%) Adobe Illustrator
11 3 (0.063%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 1 (0.021%) Solid Edge
12 1 (0.021%) PowerPivot
12 1 (0.021%) SOLIDWORKS
12 1 (0.021%) Stateflow
12 1 (0.021%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 134 (2.83%) Oracle EBS
2 119 (2.52%) Oracle EBS R12
3 110 (2.33%) Dynamics CRM
4 87 (1.84%) Oracle Applications
5 57 (1.21%) Remedy ITSM
6 54 (1.14%) Oracle HRMS
7 39 (0.82%) Oracle Receivables
8 38 (0.80%) Oracle Payables
8 38 (0.80%) Oracle General Ledger
9 25 (0.53%) Oracle Payroll
10 22 (0.47%) SAP FI/CO
10 22 (0.47%) SAP FI
10 22 (0.47%) SAP CO
11 17 (0.36%) Dynamics AX
12 12 (0.25%) Oracle ERP
13 9 (0.19%) Oracle Financials
13 9 (0.19%) SAP HR
14 8 (0.17%) Oracle 11i
14 8 (0.17%) Primavera
14 8 (0.17%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 194 (4.10%) Office 365
2 89 (1.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
4 17 (0.36%) SaaS
4 17 (0.36%) Yammer
5 16 (0.34%) Azure Active Directory
6 12 (0.25%) Amazon AWS
7 11 (0.23%) PaaS
8 2 (0.042%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.042%) Amazon S3
8 2 (0.042%) IaaS
8 2 (0.042%) Amazon EMR
8 2 (0.042%) OpenShift
9 1 (0.021%) IBM SmartCloud
9 1 (0.021%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 608 (12.86%) Firewall
2 351 (7.42%) WAN
3 349 (7.38%) LAN
4 265 (5.60%) DNS
5 209 (4.42%) Wireless
6 198 (4.19%) DHCP
7 191 (4.04%) SAN
8 183 (3.87%) TCP/IP
9 140 (2.96%) Network Security
10 105 (2.22%) VoIP
11 103 (2.18%) VPN
12 87 (1.84%) Internet
13 83 (1.76%) Unified Communications
14 81 (1.71%) Wi-Fi
15 78 (1.65%) Cisco Nexus
15 78 (1.65%) Cisco ASA
16 76 (1.61%) HTTP
17 69 (1.46%) Wireshark
18 67 (1.42%) MPLS
19 51 (1.08%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 453 (9.58%) SQL Server
2 160 (3.38%) SQL Server 2008
3 141 (2.98%) Oracle Database
4 94 (1.99%) Relational Database
5 90 (1.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 68 (1.44%) Data Warehouse
7 66 (1.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 65 (1.37%) Big Data
9 60 (1.27%) SQL Server 2005
10 57 (1.21%) MySQL
11 51 (1.08%) RDBMS
12 44 (0.93%) Oracle Reports
12 44 (0.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 42 (0.89%) Oracle Database 11g
14 41 (0.87%) MongoDB
15 35 (0.74%) EDRMS
16 30 (0.63%) IDOL
16 30 (0.63%) QlikView
17 29 (0.61%) Oracle Discoverer
18 27 (0.57%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 95 (2.01%) Oracle Forms
2 81 (1.71%) Subversion
3 74 (1.57%) Visual Studio
4 70 (1.48%) Rational DOORS
5 54 (1.14%) Maven
6 51 (1.08%) Team Foundation Server
7 49 (1.04%) Git (software)
8 44 (0.93%) Jenkins
9 30 (0.63%) MSI
9 30 (0.63%) LoadRunner
10 28 (0.59%) ClearCase
10 28 (0.59%) JIRA
11 23 (0.49%) NUnit
11 23 (0.49%) Ant
12 22 (0.47%) CruiseControl
12 22 (0.47%) Selenium
13 21 (0.44%) TestDirector
14 20 (0.42%) VSS/SourceSafe
14 20 (0.42%) Visual Studio Team System
14 20 (0.42%) MSBuild
General
1 611 (12.92%) Finance
2 348 (7.36%) Telecoms
3 168 (3.55%) Retail
4 114 (2.41%) Banking
5 95 (2.01%) Electronics
6 90 (1.90%) Military
7 85 (1.80%) Aerospace
8 78 (1.65%) Manufacturing
9 57 (1.21%) Legal
10 34 (0.72%) Marketing
11 27 (0.57%) Back Office
12 23 (0.49%) Publishing
13 20 (0.42%) General Ledger
14 15 (0.32%) Advertising
15 14 (0.30%) Law
16 11 (0.23%) Local Government
17 8 (0.17%) Billing
17 8 (0.17%) Games
18 7 (0.15%) Welsh Language
19 6 (0.13%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 632 (13.37%) Consultant
2 587 (12.42%) Analyst
3 535 (11.32%) Architect
4 422 (8.93%) Developer
5 287 (6.07%) Project Manager
6 211 (4.46%) Network Engineer
7 198 (4.19%) Support Engineer
8 155 (3.28%) Systems Engineer
9 151 (3.19%) Software Engineer
10 143 (3.02%) Security Consultant
11 134 (2.83%) Administrator
12 127 (2.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 105 (2.22%) .NET Developer
14 101 (2.14%) Support Analyst
15 100 (2.12%) DBA
16 95 (2.01%) Systems Administrator
17 93 (1.97%) Network Architect
18 91 (1.92%) Business Analyst
19 89 (1.88%) Solutions Architect
20 87 (1.84%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 299 (6.32%) .NET
2 263 (5.56%) HTML
3 195 (4.12%) ASP.NET
3 195 (4.12%) CSS
4 140 (2.96%) J2EE
5 136 (2.88%) Web Services
6 128 (2.71%) XML
7 112 (2.37%) Middleware
8 97 (2.05%) HTML5
9 92 (1.95%) .NET Framework
10 86 (1.82%) JSP
11 75 (1.59%) Spring
12 65 (1.37%) Entity Framework
13 64 (1.35%) jQuery
14 61 (1.29%) WCF
15 57 (1.21%) Hibernate
16 51 (1.08%) SOAP
17 50 (1.06%) Oracle Fusion
18 49 (1.04%) ASP.NET MVC
19 40 (0.85%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 305 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
2 211 (4.46%) Management Information System
3 138 (2.92%) Computer Science
4 136 (2.88%) Clustering
5 93 (1.97%) GIS
6 83 (1.76%) Open Source
7 72 (1.52%) Mathematics
8 71 (1.50%) PKI
9 70 (1.48%) Life Science
10 67 (1.42%) Replication
11 65 (1.37%) RMADS
12 64 (1.35%) Statistics
12 64 (1.35%) Blackberry
13 53 (1.12%) Physics
14 44 (0.93%) CESG
15 37 (0.78%) Visualisation
16 33 (0.70%) Embedded Systems
17 32 (0.68%) Algorithms
18 30 (0.63%) CMDB
18 30 (0.63%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 1232 (26.06%) Windows
2 501 (10.60%) Linux
3 405 (8.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 333 (7.04%) UNIX
5 311 (6.58%) Windows Server 2003
6 258 (5.46%) Windows Server 2012
7 225 (4.76%) Windows 7
8 142 (3.00%) Windows XP
9 92 (1.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 75 (1.59%) Solaris
11 61 (1.29%) HPUX
12 46 (0.97%) Windows 8
13 44 (0.93%) Windows 2000
14 38 (0.80%) CentOS
15 28 (0.59%) Android
16 27 (0.57%) AIX
17 19 (0.40%) Ubuntu
17 19 (0.40%) Apple iOS
18 18 (0.38%) Windows 2000 Server
19 14 (0.30%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 1052 (22.25%) ITIL
2 412 (8.71%) Agile Software Development
3 360 (7.61%) Service Management
4 319 (6.75%) PRINCE2
5 313 (6.62%) Project Management
6 291 (6.15%) Software Engineering
7 268 (5.67%) Information Security
8 263 (5.56%) Service Delivery
9 241 (5.10%) Incident Management
10 239 (5.05%) Change Management
11 233 (4.93%) Mentoring
12 218 (4.61%) Cyber Security
13 200 (4.23%) Risk Management
14 187 (3.96%) Stakeholder Management
15 175 (3.70%) Migration
16 174 (3.68%) Configuration Management
16 174 (3.68%) UML
17 171 (3.62%) Business Intelligence
18 160 (3.38%) CRM
19 157 (3.32%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 663 (14.02%) SQL
2 495 (10.47%) C
3 361 (7.64%) Java
4 321 (6.79%) C#
5 270 (5.71%) JavaScript
6 231 (4.89%) C++
7 178 (3.76%) PowerShell
8 114 (2.41%) Python
9 112 (2.37%) PL/SQL
10 94 (1.99%) Perl
11 68 (1.44%) Ruby
12 62 (1.31%) PHP
12 62 (1.31%) Bash Shell
13 54 (1.14%) Shell Script
14 52 (1.10%) VB
15 48 (1.02%) VBScript
16 42 (0.89%) VB.NET
17 37 (0.78%) VBA
18 22 (0.47%) T-SQL
19 17 (0.36%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 4728 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 1064 (22.50%) DV Cleared
3 536 (11.34%) Degree
4 416 (8.80%) Cisco Certification
5 244 (5.16%) CCNP
6 243 (5.14%) CCNA
7 237 (5.01%) Microsoft Certification
8 156 (3.30%) CISSP
9 152 (3.21%) MCSE
10 124 (2.62%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 109 (2.31%) Citrix Certification
12 108 (2.28%) CCA
13 90 (1.90%) MCP
14 87 (1.84%) ITIL Certification
14 87 (1.84%) CCSA
15 72 (1.52%) ISTQB
16 67 (1.42%) MCITP
17 65 (1.37%) CCIE
17 65 (1.37%) CCIA
18 64 (1.35%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 327 (6.92%) SLA
2 153 (3.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 90 (1.90%) QA
4 50 (1.06%) PCI DSS
5 45 (0.95%) JSP 440
6 19 (0.40%) ISO 9001
7 12 (0.25%) GPG13
8 10 (0.21%) COBIT
9 9 (0.19%) ISO 9000
10 8 (0.17%) JTAG
11 6 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 3 (0.063%) TickIT
13 2 (0.042%) PMBOK
13 2 (0.042%) FISMA
13 2 (0.042%) Data Quality
14 1 (0.021%) BS15000
14 1 (0.021%) ISO/IEC 17799
14 1 (0.021%) BS7799
14 1 (0.021%) IEC 61508
14 1 (0.021%) DO-178B
System Software
1 606 (12.82%) Active Directory
2 486 (10.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 268 (5.67%) Hyper-V
4 183 (3.87%) XenApp
5 161 (3.41%) Microsoft App-V
6 144 (3.05%) XenDesktop
7 88 (1.86%) VMware ESX
8 84 (1.78%) vSphere
9 51 (1.08%) Terminal Services
10 50 (1.06%) vCloud
11 43 (0.91%) ISA Server
12 37 (0.78%) VMware ESXi
13 34 (0.72%) Oracle RAC
14 31 (0.66%) Firmware
15 30 (0.63%) Forefront TMG
16 28 (0.59%) XenServer
17 27 (0.57%) Samba
18 17 (0.36%) NFS
19 12 (0.25%) UAG
20 11 (0.23%) Snort
Systems Management
1 318 (6.73%) SCCM
2 166 (3.51%) SCOM
3 127 (2.69%) NetBackup
4 65 (1.37%) SCVMM
5 53 (1.12%) OpenView
5 53 (1.12%) HP SIM
6 51 (1.08%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 51 (1.08%) EMC NetWorker
7 50 (1.06%) Cisco Prime
8 48 (1.02%) Puppet
9 46 (0.97%) HP Quality Center
10 44 (0.93%) Norton AntiVirus
10 44 (0.93%) OpenView Configuration Management
11 42 (0.89%) WSUS
12 38 (0.80%) Nagios
13 37 (0.78%) Forefront Identity Manager
14 36 (0.76%) Backup Exec
15 34 (0.72%) SCDPM
16 33 (0.70%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
17 32 (0.68%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 1178 (24.92%) Microsoft
2 707 (14.95%) Cisco
3 665 (14.07%) VMware
4 577 (12.20%) Oracle
5 460 (9.73%) HP
6 357 (7.55%) Citrix
7 330 (6.98%) Juniper
8 237 (5.01%) CheckPoint
9 157 (3.32%) F5
10 141 (2.98%) IBM
11 127 (2.69%) Symantec
12 125 (2.64%) EMC
13 122 (2.58%) Fujitsu
14 103 (2.18%) AppSense
15 99 (2.09%) Remedy
16 95 (2.01%) SAP
17 93 (1.97%) Red Hat
18 89 (1.88%) McAfee
19 71 (1.50%) NetApp
20 66 (1.40%) Veritas
London
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum, Benefits Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Basildon, Essex
SCC
Salary: From £22,000 to £22,000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Hays - Computacenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 7 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Hays - Computacenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
PwC
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
South West
ISL
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Benfits
Posted: Yesterday
South West
ISL
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £50000 - £57000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Careerwise
Salary: benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
South East
Digital Gurus
Salary: £60000 - £75000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35,000 - £50,000 plus an excellent package
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000 plus an excellent package
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
People Source Consulting
Salary: £42000 - £52000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £52000 - £58000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £35000 - £43000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
South East
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £70,000 plus an excellent package
Posted: 2 days ago
Hertfordshire
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £80,000 - £100,000 plus an excellent package
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £300 to £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago