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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Clearance
Rank 75 93 102
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +9
Permanent jobs citing Security Cleared 3468 2962 2858
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 3.48% 3.02% 2.83%
As % of the Qualifications category 11.89% 11.12% 10.08%
Number of salaries quoted 2616 2137 1904
Average salary £47,500 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.95% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £46,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+9.41% +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
29160 26641 28361
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 29.23% 27.18% 28.10%
Number of salaries quoted 23372 21166 23584
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 £62,500 £65,000
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 27 February 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 27 February 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 -2 1307 £45,000 - 202
London +73 851 £53,500 +9.18% 135
South West +11 551 £45,000 +16.88% 101
North West +5 218 £47,000 +25.33% 35
West Midlands -26 200 £50,500 +18.82% 35
East of England -6 171 £45,000 +2.27% 25
Yorkshire +11 82 £40,250 +15.00% 12
East Midlands +7 50 £40,000 +33.33% 14
North East +6 30 £39,000 +34.48% 8
Midlands -15 7 - -
Security Cleared
UK

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 4933 (68.28%) SC Cleared
2 1920 (26.57%) Windows
3 1692 (23.42%) Microsoft
4 1562 (21.62%) DV Cleared
5 1440 (19.93%) ITIL
6 1153 (15.96%) SQL
7 1144 (15.83%) Finance
8 1078 (14.92%) Oracle
9 923 (12.78%) Active Directory
10 904 (12.51%) VMware
11 888 (12.29%) MS Excel
12 871 (12.06%) Degree
13 843 (11.67%) Linux
14 818 (11.32%) Cisco
15 798 (11.04%) Firewall
16 751 (10.39%) Agile Software Development
17 702 (9.72%) Java
18 701 (9.70%) SQL Server
19 668 (9.25%) C
20 623 (8.62%) VMware Infrastructure
21 592 (8.19%) HP
22 587 (8.12%) SharePoint
23 577 (7.99%) Project Management
24 571 (7.90%) Windows Server 2008
25 544 (7.53%) Telecoms
25 544 (7.53%) Analytical Skills
26 523 (7.24%) C#
27 516 (7.14%) UNIX
28 507 (7.02%) Software Engineering
29 501 (6.93%) Windows Server 2003

Security Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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
1 587 (8.12%) SharePoint
2 425 (5.88%) MS Exchange
3 260 (3.60%) Exchange Server 2010
4 211 (2.92%) IIS
5 179 (2.48%) WebLogic
6 171 (2.37%) Lync
7 168 (2.33%) SharePoint 2010
8 166 (2.30%) Exchange Server 2013
9 153 (2.12%) Exchange Server 2003
10 141 (1.95%) Exchange Server 2007
11 129 (1.79%) Apache
12 99 (1.37%) SharePoint 2013
13 91 (1.26%) WebSphere
14 77 (1.07%) JBoss
15 76 (1.05%) Tomcat
16 72 (1.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
17 53 (0.73%) SharePoint Server
18 51 (0.71%) BizTalk Server
19 50 (0.69%) Oracle Workflow
20 43 (0.60%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 888 (12.29%) MS Excel
2 360 (4.98%) MS Office
3 90 (1.25%) MS Project
4 81 (1.12%) MS PowerPoint
5 60 (0.83%) MS Visio
6 22 (0.30%) InfoPath
6 22 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
7 14 (0.19%) AutoCAD
8 9 (0.12%) Simulink
9 7 (0.097%) Windchill
10 6 (0.083%) PowerPivot
11 5 (0.069%) FastStats
12 3 (0.042%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 3 (0.042%) Adobe Captivate
12 3 (0.042%) Adobe Illustrator
12 3 (0.042%) Maya
12 3 (0.042%) 3ds Max
12 3 (0.042%) Photoshop
13 2 (0.028%) Acrobat
14 1 (0.014%) Mathematica
Business Applications
1 261 (3.61%) Oracle EBS
2 221 (3.06%) Oracle EBS R12
3 144 (1.99%) Oracle Applications
4 98 (1.36%) Dynamics CRM
5 86 (1.19%) Oracle Receivables
6 85 (1.18%) Oracle General Ledger
7 83 (1.15%) Oracle Payables
8 69 (0.96%) Remedy ITSM
9 62 (0.86%) Oracle HRMS
10 47 (0.65%) Oracle ERP
10 47 (0.65%) Oracle Financials
11 43 (0.60%) Oracle Payroll
12 34 (0.47%) Oracle iProcurement
13 33 (0.46%) SAP FI/CO
13 33 (0.46%) SAP CO
13 33 (0.46%) SAP FI
14 30 (0.42%) Oracle Cash Management
15 28 (0.39%) SAP SD
16 23 (0.32%) Oracle Assets
17 21 (0.29%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 173 (2.39%) Office 365
2 74 (1.02%) Microsoft Azure
3 65 (0.90%) SaaS
4 28 (0.39%) PaaS
5 25 (0.35%) Cloud Computing
6 17 (0.24%) IaaS
7 13 (0.18%) Yammer
8 6 (0.083%) Amazon AWS
9 5 (0.069%) Amazon EC2
9 5 (0.069%) Amazon S3
9 5 (0.069%) Amazon EMR
10 3 (0.042%) SuccessFactors
10 3 (0.042%) Taleo
11 2 (0.028%) OpenShift
11 2 (0.028%) Force.com
11 2 (0.028%) Google Apps
12 1 (0.014%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 798 (11.04%) Firewall
2 403 (5.58%) WAN
3 389 (5.38%) LAN
4 385 (5.33%) DNS
5 296 (4.10%) DHCP
6 288 (3.99%) TCP/IP
7 255 (3.53%) SAN
8 241 (3.34%) Network Security
9 212 (2.93%) Wireless
10 167 (2.31%) VPN
11 145 (2.01%) Cisco ASA
12 142 (1.97%) Internet
13 118 (1.63%) HTTP
14 105 (1.45%) Unified Communications
15 96 (1.33%) MPLS
16 91 (1.26%) BGP
16 91 (1.26%) VoIP
17 86 (1.19%) Wi-Fi
18 84 (1.16%) Wireshark
19 75 (1.04%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 701 (9.70%) SQL Server
2 299 (4.14%) Oracle Database
3 213 (2.95%) SQL Server 2008
4 150 (2.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 146 (2.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 128 (1.77%) Relational Database
7 123 (1.70%) Data Warehouse
8 114 (1.58%) MySQL
9 101 (1.40%) Oracle Database 11g
10 96 (1.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 82 (1.13%) Oracle Reports
12 80 (1.11%) SQL Server 2005
13 78 (1.08%) Oracle BI EE
14 74 (1.02%) RDBMS
15 67 (0.93%) Oracle Database 10g
16 62 (0.86%) Big Data
17 61 (0.84%) Oracle Discoverer
18 52 (0.72%) EDRMS
19 50 (0.69%) Hadoop
20 46 (0.64%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 174 (2.41%) Subversion
2 133 (1.84%) Oracle Forms
3 121 (1.67%) Visual Studio
4 120 (1.66%) Maven
5 105 (1.45%) Git (software)
6 95 (1.31%) Rational DOORS
7 90 (1.25%) JIRA
8 82 (1.13%) Jenkins
9 77 (1.07%) Team Foundation Server
10 73 (1.01%) Ant
11 66 (0.91%) TestDirector
11 66 (0.91%) LoadRunner
12 54 (0.75%) QuickTest Pro
13 52 (0.72%) Eclipse
14 48 (0.66%) Selenium
15 43 (0.60%) VSS/SourceSafe
16 42 (0.58%) JUnit
17 39 (0.54%) Mercurial
18 33 (0.46%) MSI
19 26 (0.36%) WinRunner
General
1 1144 (15.83%) Finance
2 544 (7.53%) Telecoms
3 334 (4.62%) Retail
4 179 (2.48%) Aerospace
5 178 (2.46%) Banking
6 158 (2.19%) Military
7 132 (1.83%) Legal
8 131 (1.81%) Manufacturing
9 119 (1.65%) Electronics
10 68 (0.94%) Marketing
11 52 (0.72%) Back Office
12 47 (0.65%) General Ledger
13 43 (0.60%) Advertising
14 38 (0.53%) Law
15 28 (0.39%) Games
16 25 (0.35%) Publishing
17 23 (0.32%) Local Government
18 19 (0.26%) Billing
19 16 (0.22%) Multimedia
20 11 (0.15%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 1007 (13.94%) Consultant
2 821 (11.36%) Analyst
3 814 (11.27%) Developer
4 689 (9.54%) Architect
5 414 (5.73%) Project Manager
6 347 (4.80%) Support Engineer
7 294 (4.07%) Software Engineer
7 294 (4.07%) Network Engineer
8 205 (2.84%) Administrator
9 197 (2.73%) DBA
10 196 (2.71%) Systems Engineer
11 183 (2.53%) Java Developer
12 163 (2.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 154 (2.13%) Security Consultant
14 145 (2.01%) Oracle Consultant
15 139 (1.92%) Service Manager
16 136 (1.88%) Support Analyst
17 135 (1.87%) Oracle DBA
18 130 (1.80%) Solutions Architect
18 130 (1.80%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 445 (6.16%) HTML
2 428 (5.92%) .NET
3 304 (4.21%) XML
4 302 (4.18%) CSS
5 237 (3.28%) ASP.NET
6 233 (3.22%) J2EE
7 204 (2.82%) Web Services
8 163 (2.26%) HTML5
9 144 (1.99%) Middleware
10 133 (1.84%) jQuery
11 132 (1.83%) Spring
12 104 (1.44%) .NET Framework
13 94 (1.30%) SOAP
14 92 (1.27%) JSP
15 91 (1.26%) Ajax
16 89 (1.23%) Hibernate
17 87 (1.20%) Oracle Fusion
18 84 (1.16%) WCF
19 83 (1.15%) JSON
20 64 (0.89%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 544 (7.53%) Analytical Skills
2 367 (5.08%) Management Information System
3 290 (4.01%) Clustering
4 235 (3.25%) Computer Science
5 157 (2.17%) Open Source
6 143 (1.98%) GIS
7 131 (1.81%) Mathematics
8 123 (1.70%) Replication
9 122 (1.69%) Blackberry
10 93 (1.29%) Statistics
11 92 (1.27%) Life Science
12 77 (1.07%) PKI
13 76 (1.05%) CESG
14 68 (0.94%) RMADS
15 66 (0.91%) Physics
16 57 (0.79%) User Experience
17 50 (0.69%) Enterprise Software
17 50 (0.69%) Client/Server
18 46 (0.64%) Algorithms
19 45 (0.62%) CESG CLAS
Operating Systems
1 1920 (26.57%) Windows
2 843 (11.67%) Linux
3 571 (7.90%) Windows Server 2008
4 516 (7.14%) UNIX
5 501 (6.93%) Windows Server 2003
6 331 (4.58%) Windows Server 2012
7 324 (4.48%) Windows 7
8 297 (4.11%) Windows XP
9 130 (1.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 121 (1.67%) Solaris
11 102 (1.41%) HPUX
12 90 (1.25%) Windows 8
13 79 (1.09%) Android
14 73 (1.01%) Windows 2000
15 58 (0.80%) AIX
16 55 (0.76%) Windows 2000 Server
16 55 (0.76%) CentOS
17 50 (0.69%) Apple iOS
18 27 (0.37%) Windows Vista
19 26 (0.36%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 1440 (19.93%) ITIL
2 751 (10.39%) Agile Software Development
3 577 (7.99%) Project Management
4 507 (7.02%) Software Engineering
5 498 (6.89%) Service Management
6 484 (6.70%) PRINCE2
7 403 (5.58%) Service Delivery
8 393 (5.44%) Information Security
9 356 (4.93%) Change Management
10 344 (4.76%) Mentoring
11 343 (4.75%) Business Intelligence
11 343 (4.75%) Incident Management
12 320 (4.43%) UML
13 299 (4.14%) Migration
14 264 (3.65%) Risk Management
15 259 (3.58%) Configuration Management
16 256 (3.54%) Cyber Security
17 249 (3.45%) Stakeholder Management
18 241 (3.34%) CRM
19 226 (3.13%) OO
Programming Languages
1 1153 (15.96%) SQL
2 702 (9.72%) Java
3 668 (9.25%) C
4 523 (7.24%) C#
5 455 (6.30%) JavaScript
6 419 (5.80%) C++
7 265 (3.67%) PowerShell
8 221 (3.06%) Python
9 195 (2.70%) PL/SQL
10 151 (2.09%) Perl
11 134 (1.85%) Bash Shell
12 130 (1.80%) Shell Script
13 121 (1.67%) PHP
14 84 (1.16%) T-SQL
15 82 (1.13%) VB
16 75 (1.04%) ABAP
17 74 (1.02%) VB.NET
18 64 (0.89%) VBScript
19 60 (0.83%) Ruby
20 51 (0.71%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4933 (68.28%) SC Cleared
2 1562 (21.62%) DV Cleared
3 871 (12.06%) Degree
4 496 (6.87%) Cisco Certification
5 350 (4.84%) Microsoft Certification
6 323 (4.47%) CCNP
7 254 (3.52%) CCNA
8 194 (2.69%) CISSP
9 193 (2.67%) MCSE
10 162 (2.24%) MCP
11 156 (2.16%) ISEB
12 145 (2.01%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 117 (1.62%) ISTQB
14 116 (1.61%) ITIL Certification
15 102 (1.41%) CCIE
16 101 (1.40%) VCP4
17 91 (1.26%) MCITP
18 90 (1.25%) CISM
19 87 (1.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
20 80 (1.11%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 404 (5.59%) SLA
2 257 (3.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 143 (1.98%) QA
4 77 (1.07%) PCI DSS
5 70 (0.97%) JSP 440
6 33 (0.46%) ISO 9001
7 23 (0.32%) Data Quality
8 18 (0.25%) COBIT
9 11 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 11 (0.15%) DO-178B
10 9 (0.12%) ISO 9000
11 8 (0.11%) JTAG
11 8 (0.11%) DO-254
12 6 (0.083%) GPG13
13 5 (0.069%) TickIT
14 3 (0.042%) ISO/IEC 17799
15 2 (0.028%) PMBOK
16 1 (0.014%) P3O
16 1 (0.014%) Solvency II
16 1 (0.014%) BS25999
System Software
1 923 (12.78%) Active Directory
2 623 (8.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 333 (4.61%) Hyper-V
4 177 (2.45%) XenApp
5 132 (1.83%) vSphere
6 120 (1.66%) VMware ESX
7 108 (1.49%) Microsoft App-V
8 95 (1.31%) XenDesktop
9 80 (1.11%) VMware ESXi
10 79 (1.09%) Oracle RAC
11 69 (0.96%) vCloud
12 54 (0.75%) Terminal Services
13 52 (0.72%) ISA Server
14 45 (0.62%) Oracle RMAN
15 41 (0.57%) Firmware
16 30 (0.42%) Forefront TMG
17 21 (0.29%) XenServer
17 21 (0.29%) NFS
17 21 (0.29%) Microsoft Virtual Server
18 20 (0.28%) Snort
Systems Management
1 377 (5.22%) SCCM
2 234 (3.24%) SCOM
3 155 (2.15%) NetBackup
4 121 (1.67%) HP Quality Center
5 106 (1.47%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 96 (1.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 86 (1.19%) SCVMM
8 78 (1.08%) OpenView
9 62 (0.86%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 62 (0.86%) Puppet
10 60 (0.83%) Norton AntiVirus
11 53 (0.73%) Backup Exec
11 53 (0.73%) Nagios
12 50 (0.69%) EMC NetWorker
13 49 (0.68%) HP SIM
14 46 (0.64%) WSUS
14 46 (0.64%) Cisco Prime
15 41 (0.57%) Forefront Identity Manager
16 39 (0.54%) SCDPM
17 36 (0.50%) Netcool
Vendors
1 1692 (23.42%) Microsoft
2 1078 (14.92%) Oracle
3 904 (12.51%) VMware
4 818 (11.32%) Cisco
5 592 (8.19%) HP
6 443 (6.13%) Citrix
7 405 (5.61%) Juniper
8 283 (3.92%) CheckPoint
9 242 (3.35%) Fujitsu
10 231 (3.20%) SAP
11 215 (2.98%) IBM
12 189 (2.62%) F5
13 163 (2.26%) Symantec
14 149 (2.06%) Red Hat
15 134 (1.85%) Remedy
16 131 (1.81%) EMC
17 130 (1.80%) McAfee
18 111 (1.54%) Veritas
19 104 (1.44%) NetApp
20 76 (1.05%) Salesforce.com
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