The table below looks at the statistics for Security Cleared in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Security 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 Clearance
Rank 91 82 92
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +10
Permanent jobs citing Security Cleared 3073 3646 3038
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 3.08% 3.32% 2.98%
As % of the Qualifications category 11.34% 12.16% 10.83%
Number of salaries quoted 2243 2739 2074
Average salary £49,250 £46,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.06% +8.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £29,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
Security 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% -

Security Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Security Cleared across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

Security Cleared Jobs Demand Trend in England

Security Cleared
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Security Cleared across the England region.

Security Cleared Salary Trend in England

Security Cleared
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Security Cleared across the England region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Security Cleared Salary Histogram in England

Security 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 Security 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 -17 1121 £45,000 - 158
London +53 860 £55,000 +2.80% 115
South West +4 470 £45,000 +12.50% 89
East of England +2 222 £50,000 +11.11% 32
West Midlands -23 193 £52,500 +9.94% 25
North West -11 149 £50,000 +42.85% 31
Yorkshire +46 92 £37,500 +12.44% 14
North East -5 38 £41,000 -3.52% 7
East Midlands -47 29 £40,000 +6.66% 9
Security Cleared
UK

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the England region citing Security 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 Security Cleared.

1 4348 (66.53%) SC Cleared
2 1686 (25.80%) Windows
3 1576 (24.12%) DV Cleared
4 1508 (23.08%) Microsoft
5 1389 (21.25%) ITIL
6 952 (14.57%) Oracle
7 908 (13.89%) SQL
8 902 (13.80%) VMware
9 880 (13.47%) Cisco
10 838 (12.82%) Degree
11 837 (12.81%) Finance
12 831 (12.72%) Linux
13 772 (11.81%) MS Excel
14 762 (11.66%) Firewall
15 761 (11.64%) C
16 757 (11.58%) Active Directory
17 706 (10.80%) Agile Software Development
18 683 (10.45%) SQL Server
19 671 (10.27%) VMware Infrastructure
20 592 (9.06%) Java
21 590 (9.03%) Cisco Certification
22 516 (7.90%) SharePoint
23 515 (7.88%) Project Management
24 514 (7.87%) UNIX
25 508 (7.77%) HP
26 497 (7.61%) Windows Server 2008
27 489 (7.48%) C#
28 485 (7.42%) Analytical Skills
29 483 (7.39%) Service Management
30 464 (7.10%) .NET

Security Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the England region citing Security 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 Security Cleared. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 516 (7.90%) SharePoint
2 335 (5.13%) MS Exchange
3 214 (3.27%) Exchange Server 2010
4 205 (3.14%) IIS
5 171 (2.62%) Lync
6 140 (2.14%) SharePoint 2010
7 131 (2.00%) WebLogic
8 126 (1.93%) SharePoint 2013
9 125 (1.91%) Exchange Server 2013
10 115 (1.76%) Exchange Server 2007
11 103 (1.58%) Exchange Server 2003
12 87 (1.33%) Apache
13 73 (1.12%) WebSphere
14 72 (1.10%) JBoss
15 69 (1.06%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
16 67 (1.03%) Tomcat
17 53 (0.81%) BizTalk Server
18 45 (0.69%) SAS
19 43 (0.66%) CMS
20 40 (0.61%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 772 (11.81%) MS Excel
2 289 (4.42%) MS Office
3 90 (1.38%) MS PowerPoint
4 72 (1.10%) MS Project
5 62 (0.95%) MS Visio
6 32 (0.49%) InfoPath
7 12 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
8 11 (0.17%) AutoCAD
8 11 (0.17%) SPSS
9 7 (0.11%) Windchill
10 5 (0.077%) FastStats
10 5 (0.077%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 4 (0.061%) Simulink
11 4 (0.061%) Adobe Illustrator
11 4 (0.061%) Maya
11 4 (0.061%) 3ds Max
12 3 (0.046%) Photoshop
13 2 (0.031%) Stateflow
14 1 (0.015%) PowerPivot
14 1 (0.015%) Solid Edge
Business Applications
1 217 (3.32%) Oracle EBS
2 216 (3.31%) Oracle EBS R12
3 105 (1.61%) Dynamics CRM
4 94 (1.44%) Oracle Applications
5 90 (1.38%) Oracle General Ledger
5 90 (1.38%) Oracle Payables
5 90 (1.38%) Oracle Receivables
6 69 (1.06%) Oracle HRMS
7 64 (0.98%) Remedy ITSM
8 46 (0.70%) Oracle Financials
9 44 (0.67%) Oracle Payroll
10 41 (0.63%) Oracle Cash Management
11 40 (0.61%) Oracle ERP
12 32 (0.49%) Oracle Assets
13 29 (0.44%) Oracle iProcurement
14 25 (0.38%) Oracle E-Business Tax
15 24 (0.37%) SAP FI
15 24 (0.37%) SAP FI/CO
15 24 (0.37%) SAP CO
16 22 (0.34%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
Cloud Services
1 184 (2.82%) Office 365
2 94 (1.44%) Microsoft Azure
3 56 (0.86%) SaaS
4 41 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
5 25 (0.38%) Amazon AWS
6 20 (0.31%) PaaS
7 18 (0.28%) Azure Active Directory
8 17 (0.26%) Yammer
9 13 (0.20%) Amazon EMR
9 13 (0.20%) Amazon EC2
9 13 (0.20%) Amazon S3
10 12 (0.18%) IaaS
11 5 (0.077%) Taleo
12 3 (0.046%) SuccessFactors
13 2 (0.031%) Responsys
14 1 (0.015%) Joyent
14 1 (0.015%) Google App Engine
14 1 (0.015%) Google Cloud Platform
14 1 (0.015%) Scribe Online
14 1 (0.015%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 762 (11.66%) Firewall
2 428 (6.55%) LAN
3 422 (6.46%) WAN
4 346 (5.29%) DNS
5 269 (4.12%) DHCP
6 254 (3.89%) SAN
7 252 (3.86%) TCP/IP
8 237 (3.63%) Wireless
9 197 (3.01%) Network Security
10 177 (2.71%) Cisco ASA
11 122 (1.87%) VoIP
12 121 (1.85%) VPN
13 120 (1.84%) Cisco Nexus
14 116 (1.78%) Internet
15 109 (1.67%) HTTP
16 89 (1.36%) FWSM
16 89 (1.36%) SNMP
17 84 (1.29%) Wireshark
18 83 (1.27%) BGP
19 82 (1.25%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 683 (10.45%) SQL Server
2 202 (3.09%) Oracle Database
3 182 (2.79%) SQL Server 2008
4 160 (2.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 160 (2.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 148 (2.26%) Relational Database
6 119 (1.82%) MySQL
7 113 (1.73%) Data Warehouse
8 97 (1.48%) Big Data
9 94 (1.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 86 (1.32%) Oracle Database 11g
11 68 (1.04%) RDBMS
12 66 (1.01%) SQL Server 2005
13 63 (0.96%) Oracle Reports
14 62 (0.95%) MongoDB
15 57 (0.87%) Hadoop
16 52 (0.80%) QlikView
17 44 (0.67%) Oracle BI EE
17 44 (0.67%) PostgreSQL
18 37 (0.57%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 155 (2.37%) Visual Studio
2 102 (1.56%) Subversion
3 101 (1.55%) Git (software)
4 97 (1.48%) Oracle Forms
5 93 (1.42%) Rational DOORS
6 82 (1.25%) Team Foundation Server
7 67 (1.03%) Maven
8 61 (0.93%) Jenkins
9 44 (0.67%) JIRA
10 42 (0.64%) LoadRunner
10 42 (0.64%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 42 (0.64%) Eclipse
11 36 (0.55%) Selenium
12 31 (0.47%) ClearCase
13 30 (0.46%) MSI
14 29 (0.44%) NUnit
14 29 (0.44%) JUnit
15 25 (0.38%) CruiseControl
16 24 (0.37%) TestDirector
17 22 (0.34%) MSBuild
General
1 837 (12.81%) Finance
2 391 (5.98%) Telecoms
3 211 (3.23%) Retail
4 149 (2.28%) Military
5 130 (1.99%) Manufacturing
6 117 (1.79%) Banking
7 83 (1.27%) Aerospace
8 82 (1.25%) Electronics
8 82 (1.25%) Legal
9 59 (0.90%) General Ledger
10 48 (0.73%) Marketing
11 43 (0.66%) Law
12 34 (0.52%) Publishing
13 28 (0.43%) Games
14 27 (0.41%) Back Office
15 22 (0.34%) Financial Institution
15 22 (0.34%) Advertising
16 20 (0.31%) Local Government
17 12 (0.18%) Billing
17 12 (0.18%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 819 (12.53%) Analyst
1 819 (12.53%) Consultant
2 690 (10.56%) Developer
3 683 (10.45%) Architect
4 397 (6.07%) Project Manager
5 290 (4.44%) Network Engineer
6 281 (4.30%) Support Engineer
7 257 (3.93%) Software Engineer
8 217 (3.32%) Administrator
9 211 (3.23%) Systems Engineer
10 196 (3.00%) Security Consultant
11 173 (2.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 149 (2.28%) Systems Administrator
13 142 (2.17%) Business Analyst
14 140 (2.14%) .NET Developer
15 135 (2.07%) Solutions Architect
16 132 (2.02%) Oracle Consultant
17 124 (1.90%) DBA
17 124 (1.90%) Java Developer
18 116 (1.78%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 464 (7.10%) .NET
2 353 (5.40%) HTML
3 279 (4.27%) ASP.NET
4 261 (3.99%) CSS
5 209 (3.20%) XML
6 202 (3.09%) Web Services
7 200 (3.06%) J2EE
8 146 (2.23%) .NET Framework
9 143 (2.19%) WCF
10 141 (2.16%) Middleware
11 140 (2.14%) HTML5
12 119 (1.82%) Spring
13 109 (1.67%) JSP
14 104 (1.59%) Entity Framework
15 98 (1.50%) jQuery
16 96 (1.47%) ASP.NET MVC
17 85 (1.30%) Hibernate
17 85 (1.30%) Oracle Fusion
18 71 (1.09%) CSS3
19 65 (0.99%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 485 (7.42%) Analytical Skills
2 321 (4.91%) Management Information System
3 225 (3.44%) Computer Science
4 222 (3.40%) Clustering
5 148 (2.26%) Mathematics
5 148 (2.26%) Open Source
6 144 (2.20%) GIS
7 127 (1.94%) Replication
8 111 (1.70%) CESG
9 97 (1.48%) Blackberry
10 96 (1.47%) PKI
11 87 (1.33%) Visualisation
12 82 (1.25%) RMADS
13 65 (0.99%) Physics
14 63 (0.96%) Statistics
15 60 (0.92%) Life Science
16 42 (0.64%) CESG CLAS
17 41 (0.63%) CMDB
18 38 (0.58%) Embedded Systems
19 35 (0.54%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 1686 (25.80%) Windows
2 831 (12.72%) Linux
3 514 (7.87%) UNIX
4 497 (7.61%) Windows Server 2008
5 338 (5.17%) Windows Server 2003
6 314 (4.80%) Windows 7
6 314 (4.80%) Windows Server 2012
7 180 (2.75%) Windows XP
8 141 (2.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 107 (1.64%) Solaris
10 70 (1.07%) HPUX
11 53 (0.81%) CentOS
12 51 (0.78%) AIX
13 50 (0.77%) Windows 2000
14 39 (0.60%) Android
15 37 (0.57%) Windows 8
15 37 (0.57%) Ubuntu
16 25 (0.38%) Oracle Linux
17 17 (0.26%) Windows Vista
18 14 (0.21%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 1389 (21.25%) ITIL
2 706 (10.80%) Agile Software Development
3 515 (7.88%) Project Management
4 483 (7.39%) Service Management
5 462 (7.07%) Information Security
6 447 (6.84%) Software Engineering
7 406 (6.21%) PRINCE2
8 403 (6.17%) Service Delivery
9 367 (5.62%) Cyber Security
10 337 (5.16%) Change Management
11 326 (4.99%) Business Intelligence
12 301 (4.61%) Mentoring
13 289 (4.42%) Incident Management
14 282 (4.32%) Stakeholder Management
15 273 (4.18%) UML
16 271 (4.15%) Risk Management
17 261 (3.99%) Scrum
18 259 (3.96%) Configuration Management
19 251 (3.84%) Migration
20 198 (3.03%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 908 (13.89%) SQL
2 761 (11.64%) C
3 592 (9.06%) Java
4 489 (7.48%) C#
5 420 (6.43%) C++
6 346 (5.29%) JavaScript
7 251 (3.84%) Python
8 225 (3.44%) PowerShell
9 147 (2.25%) Perl
10 146 (2.23%) Bash Shell
11 135 (2.07%) PL/SQL
12 100 (1.53%) Shell Script
13 91 (1.39%) VB
14 89 (1.36%) Ruby
15 83 (1.27%) PHP
16 68 (1.04%) T-SQL
17 66 (1.01%) VB.NET
18 62 (0.95%) VBScript
19 48 (0.73%) VBA
20 31 (0.47%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 4348 (66.53%) SC Cleared
2 1576 (24.12%) DV Cleared
3 838 (12.82%) Degree
4 590 (9.03%) Cisco Certification
5 360 (5.51%) CCNP
6 357 (5.46%) CCNA
7 292 (4.47%) Microsoft Certification
8 244 (3.73%) CISSP
9 163 (2.49%) MCP
10 143 (2.19%) MCSE
11 142 (2.17%) CCSA
12 126 (1.93%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 117 (1.79%) CISM
14 112 (1.71%) CCIE
15 107 (1.64%) ITIL Certification
16 105 (1.61%) CCA
17 104 (1.59%) Citrix Certification
18 100 (1.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
19 94 (1.44%) ISEB
20 82 (1.25%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 400 (6.12%) SLA
2 249 (3.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 115 (1.76%) QA
4 102 (1.56%) PCI DSS
5 60 (0.92%) JSP 440
6 51 (0.78%) COBIT
7 23 (0.35%) ISO 9001
8 19 (0.29%) MiFID
8 19 (0.29%) EMIR
8 19 (0.29%) CRD IV
9 8 (0.12%) GPG13
10 7 (0.11%) JTAG
10 7 (0.11%) Data Quality
10 7 (0.11%) ISO 9000
11 6 (0.092%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 3 (0.046%) DO-178B
12 3 (0.046%) Dodd-Frank
13 2 (0.031%) PMBOK
13 2 (0.031%) FISMA
13 2 (0.031%) TickIT
System Software
1 757 (11.58%) Active Directory
2 671 (10.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 316 (4.84%) Hyper-V
4 211 (3.23%) XenApp
5 169 (2.59%) Microsoft App-V
6 142 (2.17%) vSphere
7 140 (2.14%) XenDesktop
8 104 (1.59%) VMware ESX
9 61 (0.93%) Terminal Services
10 56 (0.86%) Oracle RAC
11 54 (0.83%) VMware ESXi
11 54 (0.83%) vCloud
12 42 (0.64%) XenServer
13 39 (0.60%) Firmware
14 35 (0.54%) ISA Server
15 31 (0.47%) Samba
16 26 (0.40%) Forefront TMG
17 21 (0.32%) Microsoft Virtual Server
18 18 (0.28%) VMware Workstation
19 17 (0.26%) UAG
Systems Management
1 362 (5.54%) SCCM
2 188 (2.88%) SCOM
3 125 (1.91%) NetBackup
4 74 (1.13%) Puppet
5 68 (1.04%) Cisco Prime
6 57 (0.87%) EMC NetWorker
7 52 (0.80%) HP SIM
8 51 (0.78%) SCVMM
8 51 (0.78%) HP Quality Center
9 49 (0.75%) Norton AntiVirus
9 49 (0.75%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 49 (0.75%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 46 (0.70%) Nagios
11 44 (0.67%) WSUS
12 42 (0.64%) Data Guard
12 42 (0.64%) OpenView
13 37 (0.57%) Backup Exec
14 36 (0.55%) Oracle RMAN
15 35 (0.54%) HP Data Protector
15 35 (0.54%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 1508 (23.08%) Microsoft
2 952 (14.57%) Oracle
3 902 (13.80%) VMware
4 880 (13.47%) Cisco
5 508 (7.77%) HP
6 435 (6.66%) Citrix
7 394 (6.03%) Juniper
8 329 (5.03%) CheckPoint
9 187 (2.86%) Symantec
10 180 (2.75%) IBM
11 168 (2.57%) F5
12 165 (2.52%) SAP
13 143 (2.19%) EMC
14 131 (2.00%) Red Hat
15 124 (1.90%) Fujitsu
16 121 (1.85%) NetApp
17 118 (1.81%) Remedy
18 98 (1.50%) AppSense
19 86 (1.32%) McAfee
20 70 (1.07%) Sun
Preston, Lancashire
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £300 - £650 Per Day
Posted: 1 hour ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000 - 70000 + excellent benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35000 - 77000 + Car + Bonus
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50 000 - £85 000 (+ superb package!!!)
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30 000 to £60 000 (+very competitive package)
Posted: 3 hours ago
Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Corsham, Wiltshire
DMS Computer Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum £30-40K pa + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Gloucestershire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
LA International
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
CGI
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 5 hours ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: comprehensive benefits scheme
Posted: 5 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: comprehensive flexible benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
South East London
set2recruit
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum £DOE + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Gloucestershire
set2recruit
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Salisbury, Wiltshire
Sopra Steria Limited
Posted: 15 hours ago
Gloucestershire
Datasource Computer Employment
Salary: Great Benefits!
Posted: 15 hours ago
Malvern, Worcestershire
Hudson IT
Salary: benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £34k - £35k per annum + £1,200 DV allowance
Posted: 15 hours ago