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

Location
3 months to
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Clearance
Rank 75 113 94
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -19
Permanent jobs citing Security Cleared 3712 2529 3200
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 3.48% 2.51% 3.02%
As % of the Qualifications category 12.74% 9.46% 10.50%
Number of salaries quoted 2729 1805 2556
Average salary £47,500 £43,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.19% +6.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+10.58% +6.25%
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
29144 26729 30476
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 27.32% 26.58% 28.76%
Number of salaries quoted 23278 21969 25637
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £26,750
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 30 October 2014.

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 30 October 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
(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 +10 1360 £47,000 +9.30% 203
London +81 705 £52,500 +5.00% 152
South West +17 571 £42,500 +6.25% 120
West Midlands +36 361 £57,500 +27.77% 33
East of England +37 276 £50,000 +25.00% 20
North West +54 248 £46,500 +9.41% 22
Yorkshire +10 109 £40,000 +6.66% 13
East Midlands +24 101 £35,000 -17.64% 16
North East +17 69 £39,000 +27.86% 11
Midlands 0 1 £37,500 -53.12% 1
Security Cleared
UK

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, 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 4922 (64.59%) SC Cleared
2 1920 (25.20%) Windows
3 1627 (21.35%) Microsoft
4 1481 (19.44%) Finance
5 1324 (17.38%) ITIL
6 1276 (16.75%) DV Cleared
7 1193 (15.66%) Oracle
8 1141 (14.97%) SQL
9 1100 (14.44%) Degree
10 975 (12.80%) Linux
11 974 (12.78%) Agile Software Development
12 872 (11.44%) Java
13 856 (11.23%) MS Excel
14 839 (11.01%) Telecoms
15 816 (10.71%) Active Directory
16 800 (10.50%) VMware
17 707 (9.28%) Firewall
18 673 (8.83%) Cisco
19 652 (8.56%) Retail
20 643 (8.44%) C#
21 619 (8.12%) Project Management
22 591 (7.76%) HP
23 588 (7.72%) C
23 588 (7.72%) SQL Server
24 544 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
25 543 (7.13%) UNIX
26 537 (7.05%) SharePoint
27 528 (6.93%) PRINCE2
28 527 (6.92%) C++
29 525 (6.89%) VMware Infrastructure

Security Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, 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
1 537 (7.05%) SharePoint
2 373 (4.90%) MS Exchange
3 191 (2.51%) Apache
3 191 (2.51%) Exchange Server 2003
3 191 (2.51%) Exchange Server 2010
4 181 (2.38%) IIS
5 178 (2.34%) WebLogic
6 148 (1.94%) SharePoint 2010
7 142 (1.86%) Lync
8 117 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2013
9 114 (1.50%) Exchange Server 2007
10 96 (1.26%) SharePoint Server
11 91 (1.19%) JBoss
12 86 (1.13%) WebSphere
13 77 (1.01%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 75 (0.98%) Oracle Workflow
15 71 (0.93%) BizTalk Server
16 60 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2000
17 58 (0.76%) Tomcat
18 56 (0.73%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 856 (11.23%) MS Excel
2 377 (4.95%) MS Office
3 129 (1.69%) MS Project
4 80 (1.05%) MS Visio
5 62 (0.81%) MS PowerPoint
6 21 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
7 20 (0.26%) InfoPath
8 10 (0.13%) Simulink
9 8 (0.10%) Acrobat
10 7 (0.092%) FrameMaker
11 6 (0.079%) Photoshop
12 5 (0.066%) PowerPivot
13 4 (0.052%) AutoCAD
14 3 (0.039%) SPSS
14 3 (0.039%) Adobe Captivate
15 2 (0.026%) Revit
15 2 (0.026%) Mathematica
16 1 (0.013%) Adobe Illustrator
16 1 (0.013%) Pro/ENGINEER
16 1 (0.013%) NASTRAN
Business Applications
1 267 (3.50%) Oracle EBS
2 206 (2.70%) Oracle EBS R12
3 142 (1.86%) Oracle Applications
4 110 (1.44%) Oracle ERP
5 55 (0.72%) Dynamics CRM
6 45 (0.59%) Oracle Financials
7 40 (0.52%) SAP MM
8 36 (0.47%) Oracle iRecruitment
8 36 (0.47%) Oracle iProcurement
9 32 (0.42%) SAP FI/CO
9 32 (0.42%) SAP CO
9 32 (0.42%) SAP FI
10 31 (0.41%) SAP SD
10 31 (0.41%) Remedy ITSM
11 29 (0.38%) Oracle HRMS
12 27 (0.35%) SAP CRM
13 26 (0.34%) HFM
13 26 (0.34%) Hyperion Planning
14 23 (0.30%) SAP HR
15 22 (0.29%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 69 (0.91%) Office 365
2 60 (0.79%) SaaS
3 46 (0.60%) IaaS
4 42 (0.55%) PaaS
5 26 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
6 19 (0.25%) Taleo
7 18 (0.24%) Microsoft Azure
8 7 (0.092%) Amazon AWS
9 6 (0.079%) Basecamp
10 4 (0.052%) Amazon EMR
10 4 (0.052%) Google Apps
10 4 (0.052%) Amazon EC2
10 4 (0.052%) Amazon S3
11 1 (0.013%) Force.com
11 1 (0.013%) SuccessFactors
11 1 (0.013%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 707 (9.28%) Firewall
2 405 (5.31%) DNS
3 315 (4.13%) TCP/IP
4 274 (3.60%) WAN
5 264 (3.46%) LAN
6 261 (3.43%) DHCP
7 251 (3.29%) Internet
8 236 (3.10%) Network Security
9 235 (3.08%) SAN
10 225 (2.95%) Wireless
11 197 (2.59%) VPN
12 186 (2.44%) HTTP
13 130 (1.71%) SSL
14 106 (1.39%) Cisco ASA
15 100 (1.31%) LDAP
16 95 (1.25%) BGP
17 92 (1.21%) OSPF
18 91 (1.19%) VoIP
19 89 (1.17%) MPLS
20 86 (1.13%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 588 (7.72%) SQL Server
2 334 (4.38%) Oracle Database
3 154 (2.02%) MySQL
4 148 (1.94%) Oracle Database 11g
5 145 (1.90%) SQL Server 2008
6 129 (1.69%) Data Warehouse
7 101 (1.33%) Oracle BI EE
7 101 (1.33%) Relational Database
8 96 (1.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 95 (1.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 86 (1.13%) Oracle Discoverer
11 71 (0.93%) Oracle Database 10g
12 68 (0.89%) EDRMS
13 66 (0.87%) SQL Server 2005
14 65 (0.85%) Oracle BI Publisher
15 62 (0.81%) RDBMS
16 61 (0.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 60 (0.79%) Oracle Reports
18 56 (0.73%) Hadoop
19 52 (0.68%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 171 (2.24%) Subversion
2 145 (1.90%) JIRA
3 116 (1.52%) Visual Studio
4 97 (1.27%) Ant
4 97 (1.27%) Selenium
5 96 (1.26%) Maven
6 93 (1.22%) Team Foundation Server
7 92 (1.21%) Git (software)
8 88 (1.15%) LoadRunner
9 86 (1.13%) Jenkins
10 82 (1.08%) TestDirector
11 78 (1.02%) Rational DOORS
12 74 (0.97%) QuickTest Pro
13 68 (0.89%) Oracle Forms
14 67 (0.88%) JUnit
15 50 (0.66%) GDB
16 48 (0.63%) Eclipse
17 43 (0.56%) GCC
18 38 (0.50%) Talend Open Studio
19 30 (0.39%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 1481 (19.44%) Finance
2 839 (11.01%) Telecoms
3 652 (8.56%) Retail
4 213 (2.80%) Military
5 197 (2.59%) Aerospace
6 158 (2.07%) Legal
7 137 (1.80%) Banking
8 124 (1.63%) Electronics
9 122 (1.60%) Back Office
10 109 (1.43%) Manufacturing
11 99 (1.30%) Marketing
12 73 (0.96%) Law
13 43 (0.56%) Advertising
14 42 (0.55%) German Language
15 35 (0.46%) Local Government
16 28 (0.37%) Games
17 25 (0.33%) Publishing
18 21 (0.28%) Automotive
18 21 (0.28%) Billing
19 16 (0.21%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 1128 (14.80%) Consultant
2 894 (11.73%) Developer
3 796 (10.45%) Analyst
4 758 (9.95%) Architect
5 421 (5.52%) Support Engineer
6 350 (4.59%) Project Manager
7 272 (3.57%) Software Engineer
8 234 (3.07%) Network Engineer
9 217 (2.85%) DBA
10 196 (2.57%) Security Consultant
11 195 (2.56%) Oracle Consultant
12 187 (2.45%) Java Developer
13 175 (2.30%) Administrator
14 172 (2.26%) Solutions Architect
15 171 (2.24%) Oracle DBA
16 160 (2.10%) Test Analyst
17 154 (2.02%) 2nd Line Support
18 153 (2.01%) Test Manager
19 146 (1.92%) Technical Architect
20 145 (1.90%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 512 (6.72%) .NET
2 486 (6.38%) HTML
3 425 (5.58%) XML
4 272 (3.57%) CSS
5 262 (3.44%) Web Services
6 231 (3.03%) ASP.NET
7 207 (2.72%) Middleware
8 191 (2.51%) J2EE
9 184 (2.41%) HTML5
10 162 (2.13%) jQuery
11 151 (1.98%) SOAP
12 134 (1.76%) .NET Framework
13 132 (1.73%) Hibernate
14 127 (1.67%) Spring
15 104 (1.36%) Oracle Fusion
16 102 (1.34%) Ajax
17 96 (1.26%) WCF
18 83 (1.09%) JSON
19 77 (1.01%) JSP
20 67 (0.88%) SAP Smart Forms
Miscellaneous
1 544 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 388 (5.09%) Management Information System
3 318 (4.17%) Computer Science
4 229 (3.01%) Open Source
5 218 (2.86%) Clustering
6 179 (2.35%) PKI
7 167 (2.19%) Mathematics
8 144 (1.89%) Blackberry
9 124 (1.63%) CESG
10 113 (1.48%) Statistics
11 109 (1.43%) RMADS
12 104 (1.36%) GIS
13 91 (1.19%) User Experience
14 81 (1.06%) Replication
15 79 (1.04%) Enterprise Software
16 71 (0.93%) Algorithms
17 68 (0.89%) Data Integration
18 60 (0.79%) Video Conferencing
19 59 (0.77%) Physics
19 59 (0.77%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1920 (25.20%) Windows
2 975 (12.80%) Linux
3 543 (7.13%) UNIX
4 515 (6.76%) Windows Server 2003
5 494 (6.48%) Windows Server 2008
6 294 (3.86%) Windows XP
7 284 (3.73%) Windows 7
8 227 (2.98%) Windows Server 2012
9 164 (2.15%) Solaris
10 124 (1.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 112 (1.47%) Android
12 96 (1.26%) Windows 8
13 82 (1.08%) Apple iOS
14 81 (1.06%) HPUX
15 69 (0.91%) Windows 2000
16 52 (0.68%) AIX
17 48 (0.63%) Windows 2000 Server
18 46 (0.60%) CentOS
19 39 (0.51%) Debian
20 36 (0.47%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 1324 (17.38%) ITIL
2 974 (12.78%) Agile Software Development
3 619 (8.12%) Project Management
4 528 (6.93%) PRINCE2
5 489 (6.42%) Software Engineering
6 475 (6.23%) Service Management
7 425 (5.58%) Mentoring
8 396 (5.20%) Information Security
9 349 (4.58%) Risk Management
10 344 (4.51%) UML
11 341 (4.48%) Change Management
12 334 (4.38%) Migration
13 330 (4.33%) Service Delivery
14 329 (4.32%) Incident Management
15 320 (4.20%) Business Intelligence
16 315 (4.13%) Scrum
17 306 (4.02%) SOA
18 302 (3.96%) Stakeholder Management
19 290 (3.81%) OO
20 266 (3.49%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 1141 (14.97%) SQL
2 872 (11.44%) Java
3 643 (8.44%) C#
4 588 (7.72%) C
5 527 (6.92%) C++
6 483 (6.34%) JavaScript
7 249 (3.27%) Python
8 242 (3.18%) PowerShell
9 181 (2.38%) Perl
10 172 (2.26%) Shell Script
11 141 (1.85%) PHP
12 139 (1.82%) PL/SQL
13 131 (1.72%) VB
14 130 (1.71%) VB.NET
15 124 (1.63%) Bash Shell
16 109 (1.43%) ABAP
17 87 (1.14%) Ruby
18 81 (1.06%) T-SQL
19 70 (0.92%) VBScript
20 57 (0.75%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 4922 (64.59%) SC Cleared
2 1276 (16.75%) DV Cleared
3 1100 (14.44%) Degree
4 363 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
5 325 (4.27%) Microsoft Certification
6 249 (3.27%) ISEB
7 200 (2.62%) CCNA
8 199 (2.61%) CCNP
9 182 (2.39%) CISSP
10 171 (2.24%) ISTQB
11 169 (2.22%) MCSE
12 156 (2.05%) MCP
13 133 (1.75%) CTC Cleared
14 124 (1.63%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 119 (1.56%) ITIL Certification
16 103 (1.35%) CISM
17 96 (1.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
18 91 (1.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
19 84 (1.10%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
20 80 (1.05%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 348 (4.57%) SLA
2 314 (4.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 292 (3.83%) QA
4 77 (1.01%) ISO 9001
5 76 (1.00%) JSP 440
6 66 (0.87%) PCI DSS
7 57 (0.75%) Data Quality
8 27 (0.35%) COBIT
9 17 (0.22%) ISO 9000
10 16 (0.21%) DO-178B
11 13 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 13 (0.17%) TickIT
12 12 (0.16%) HMG Infosec
12 12 (0.16%) IEC 61508
13 9 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 17799
13 9 (0.12%) JTAG
14 7 (0.092%) COSO
15 4 (0.052%) HL7
15 4 (0.052%) ISO 14001
16 2 (0.026%) BS7799
System Software
1 816 (10.71%) Active Directory
2 525 (6.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 288 (3.78%) Hyper-V
4 142 (1.86%) VMware ESX
5 141 (1.85%) vSphere
6 140 (1.84%) XenApp
7 116 (1.52%) Oracle RAC
8 102 (1.34%) VMware ESXi
9 70 (0.92%) Terminal Services
10 58 (0.76%) ISA Server
11 49 (0.64%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 46 (0.60%) XenDesktop
13 45 (0.59%) Oracle RMAN
14 42 (0.55%) vCloud
15 40 (0.52%) Microsoft App-V
15 40 (0.52%) Firmware
16 31 (0.41%) Snort
17 24 (0.31%) NFS
18 23 (0.30%) Forefront TMG
19 18 (0.24%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 264 (3.46%) SCCM
2 197 (2.59%) HP Quality Center
3 179 (2.35%) SCOM
4 147 (1.93%) NetBackup
5 78 (1.02%) Norton AntiVirus
6 77 (1.01%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 75 (0.98%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 75 (0.98%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 74 (0.97%) OpenView
9 60 (0.79%) SCVMM
9 60 (0.79%) Data Guard
10 47 (0.62%) Puppet
11 45 (0.59%) WSUS
12 43 (0.56%) Netcool
13 42 (0.55%) Nagios
13 42 (0.55%) HP SIM
14 41 (0.54%) FortiGate
14 41 (0.54%) EMC NetWorker
15 40 (0.52%) Forefront Identity Manager
16 38 (0.50%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 1627 (21.35%) Microsoft
2 1193 (15.66%) Oracle
3 800 (10.50%) VMware
4 673 (8.83%) Cisco
5 591 (7.76%) HP
6 428 (5.62%) Fujitsu
7 411 (5.39%) Citrix
8 364 (4.78%) Juniper
9 252 (3.31%) SAP
10 228 (2.99%) IBM
11 206 (2.70%) F5
12 205 (2.69%) CheckPoint
13 160 (2.10%) Red Hat
14 157 (2.06%) McAfee
15 147 (1.93%) Symantec
16 128 (1.68%) EMC
17 127 (1.67%) Veritas
18 111 (1.46%) Adobe
19 109 (1.43%) Remedy
20 90 (1.18%) NetApp
Havant, Hampshire
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45000 - 60000
Posted: 2 hours ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
CGI
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Car + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
South East
Certes Computing Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent flexible benefits package
Posted: 20 hours ago
Devon
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Posted: 20 hours ago
Salisbury, Wiltshire
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £40000 to £50000 per annum - generous benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Havant, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Gosport, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Gosport, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
ISL
Salary: £35000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40000
Posted: 21 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
TEKsystems
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + pension + package
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £50000 - £56000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Gosport, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Camberley, Surrey
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Gosport, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Gosport, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago