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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Clearance
Rank 71 109 110
Rank change year-on-year
+38 +1
Permanent jobs citing Security Cleared 3831 2658 2826
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 3.64% 2.60% 2.59%
As % of the Qualifications category 13.20% 9.65% 9.15%
Number of salaries quoted 2938 1888 2165
Average salary £47,500 £43,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.46% +3.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,550 £26,075
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
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
29024 27531 30890
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 27.55% 26.89% 28.32%
Number of salaries quoted 23353 22015 26153
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 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £62,500 £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 18 December 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 18 December 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 +15 1399 £45,000 +4.65% 157
London +87 840 £53,250 +6.50% 111
South West +16 592 £45,000 +12.50% 96
West Midlands +15 272 £50,000 +11.11% 25
East of England +13 241 £46,000 +15.86% 20
North West +31 231 £45,000 +14.64% 30
East Midlands +21 85 £40,000 +6.66% 9
Yorkshire -22 81 £45,000 +23.28% 13
North East +26 66 £38,000 - 9
Midlands -3 2 - - 2
Security Cleared
UK

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 5042 (67.19%) SC Cleared
2 1972 (26.28%) Windows
3 1609 (21.44%) Microsoft
4 1400 (18.66%) DV Cleared
5 1397 (18.62%) ITIL
6 1336 (17.80%) Finance
7 1173 (15.63%) SQL
8 1155 (15.39%) Oracle
9 957 (12.75%) Degree
10 920 (12.26%) Linux
11 897 (11.95%) MS Excel
12 885 (11.79%) Active Directory
13 877 (11.69%) Agile Software Development
14 845 (11.26%) VMware
15 810 (10.79%) Firewall
16 799 (10.65%) Java
17 783 (10.43%) Cisco
18 706 (9.41%) Telecoms
19 638 (8.50%) SQL Server
20 591 (7.88%) Project Management
21 584 (7.78%) C
22 575 (7.66%) Analytical Skills
23 571 (7.61%) HP
23 571 (7.61%) Windows Server 2008
24 568 (7.57%) VMware Infrastructure
25 564 (7.52%) C#
26 548 (7.30%) Windows Server 2003
27 540 (7.20%) UNIX
28 536 (7.14%) SharePoint
29 515 (6.86%) Retail

Security Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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
1 536 (7.14%) SharePoint
2 386 (5.14%) MS Exchange
3 217 (2.89%) Exchange Server 2010
4 193 (2.57%) Exchange Server 2003
5 190 (2.53%) WebLogic
6 188 (2.51%) IIS
7 167 (2.23%) SharePoint 2010
8 166 (2.21%) Apache
9 144 (1.92%) Lync
10 132 (1.76%) Exchange Server 2007
11 124 (1.65%) Exchange Server 2013
12 99 (1.32%) WebSphere
13 82 (1.09%) Oracle Workflow
14 78 (1.04%) JBoss
15 74 (0.99%) Tomcat
15 74 (0.99%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
16 64 (0.85%) SharePoint Server
17 61 (0.81%) BizTalk Server
17 61 (0.81%) SharePoint 2013
18 47 (0.63%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 897 (11.95%) MS Excel
2 373 (4.97%) MS Office
3 106 (1.41%) MS Project
4 81 (1.08%) MS Visio
5 67 (0.89%) MS PowerPoint
6 22 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
7 15 (0.20%) InfoPath
8 10 (0.13%) AutoCAD
8 10 (0.13%) Simulink
9 8 (0.11%) Acrobat
10 6 (0.080%) FrameMaker
10 6 (0.080%) PowerPivot
11 3 (0.040%) Adobe Captivate
11 3 (0.040%) SPSS
11 3 (0.040%) Photoshop
12 2 (0.027%) Maya
12 2 (0.027%) 3ds Max
12 2 (0.027%) Mathematica
12 2 (0.027%) Adobe Illustrator
12 2 (0.027%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 301 (4.01%) Oracle EBS
2 228 (3.04%) Oracle EBS R12
3 158 (2.11%) Oracle Applications
4 97 (1.29%) Oracle ERP
5 62 (0.83%) Dynamics CRM
6 44 (0.59%) Remedy ITSM
7 43 (0.57%) Oracle Receivables
7 43 (0.57%) SAP MM
8 42 (0.56%) Oracle General Ledger
9 40 (0.53%) Oracle Payables
10 39 (0.52%) Oracle HRMS
11 38 (0.51%) SAP SD
12 36 (0.48%) SAP FI
12 36 (0.48%) SAP FI/CO
12 36 (0.48%) SAP CO
13 35 (0.47%) Oracle Financials
13 35 (0.47%) Oracle iProcurement
14 31 (0.41%) SAP CRM
15 26 (0.35%) SAP HR
16 25 (0.33%) Oracle iRecruitment
Cloud Services
1 100 (1.33%) Office 365
2 61 (0.81%) SaaS
3 30 (0.40%) PaaS
4 29 (0.39%) Microsoft Azure
5 25 (0.33%) IaaS
6 18 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
7 14 (0.19%) Taleo
8 4 (0.053%) Amazon EMR
8 4 (0.053%) Basecamp
8 4 (0.053%) Amazon EC2
8 4 (0.053%) Amazon S3
8 4 (0.053%) Google Apps
9 3 (0.040%) Amazon AWS
10 2 (0.027%) Force.com
10 2 (0.027%) OpenShift
11 1 (0.013%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 810 (10.79%) Firewall
2 438 (5.84%) DNS
3 354 (4.72%) WAN
4 344 (4.58%) LAN
5 320 (4.26%) TCP/IP
6 290 (3.86%) DHCP
7 273 (3.64%) Network Security
8 250 (3.33%) SAN
9 239 (3.18%) Wireless
10 219 (2.92%) Internet
11 193 (2.57%) VPN
12 182 (2.43%) HTTP
13 121 (1.61%) Cisco ASA
14 117 (1.56%) SSL
15 105 (1.40%) LDAP
15 105 (1.40%) BGP
16 101 (1.35%) MPLS
17 95 (1.27%) VoIP
18 92 (1.23%) OSPF
19 83 (1.11%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 638 (8.50%) SQL Server
2 331 (4.41%) Oracle Database
3 186 (2.48%) SQL Server 2008
4 137 (1.83%) MySQL
5 136 (1.81%) Oracle Database 11g
6 132 (1.76%) Data Warehouse
7 124 (1.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 117 (1.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 107 (1.43%) Relational Database
10 98 (1.31%) Oracle BI EE
11 87 (1.16%) Oracle Discoverer
12 82 (1.09%) Oracle Reports
13 79 (1.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 77 (1.03%) SQL Server 2005
15 73 (0.97%) EDRMS
16 71 (0.95%) Oracle Database 10g
17 68 (0.91%) RDBMS
18 61 (0.81%) Oracle BI Publisher
18 61 (0.81%) Big Data
19 56 (0.75%) IDOL
Development Applications
1 179 (2.39%) Subversion
2 144 (1.92%) JIRA
3 120 (1.60%) Visual Studio
4 118 (1.57%) Oracle Forms
5 115 (1.53%) Maven
6 112 (1.49%) Git (software)
7 95 (1.27%) Ant
8 94 (1.25%) Jenkins
9 92 (1.23%) Team Foundation Server
10 89 (1.19%) LoadRunner
11 81 (1.08%) TestDirector
12 79 (1.05%) Rational DOORS
13 78 (1.04%) QuickTest Pro
14 70 (0.93%) Selenium
15 64 (0.85%) JUnit
16 56 (0.75%) Eclipse
17 40 (0.53%) Mercurial
18 38 (0.51%) Talend Open Studio
19 36 (0.48%) GDB
20 34 (0.45%) GCC
General
1 1336 (17.80%) Finance
2 706 (9.41%) Telecoms
3 515 (6.86%) Retail
4 211 (2.81%) Aerospace
5 194 (2.59%) Military
6 165 (2.20%) Banking
7 152 (2.03%) Legal
8 126 (1.68%) Manufacturing
9 119 (1.59%) Electronics
10 93 (1.24%) Back Office
11 80 (1.07%) Marketing
12 53 (0.71%) Law
13 51 (0.68%) Advertising
14 33 (0.44%) Local Government
15 26 (0.35%) Publishing
15 26 (0.35%) Games
16 25 (0.33%) Billing
17 21 (0.28%) German Language
18 16 (0.21%) General Ledger
19 14 (0.19%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1068 (14.23%) Consultant
2 878 (11.70%) Developer
3 805 (10.73%) Analyst
4 727 (9.69%) Architect
5 393 (5.24%) Support Engineer
6 361 (4.81%) Project Manager
7 288 (3.84%) Software Engineer
8 277 (3.69%) Network Engineer
9 220 (2.93%) DBA
10 182 (2.43%) Java Developer
11 178 (2.37%) Oracle Consultant
12 177 (2.36%) Security Consultant
13 170 (2.27%) Administrator
14 167 (2.23%) Oracle DBA
15 166 (2.21%) 2nd Line Support
16 157 (2.09%) Solutions Architect
17 154 (2.05%) Service Manager
18 143 (1.91%) Systems Engineer
18 143 (1.91%) Support Analyst
19 142 (1.89%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 456 (6.08%) HTML
2 451 (6.01%) .NET
3 367 (4.89%) XML
4 298 (3.97%) CSS
5 214 (2.85%) J2EE
6 212 (2.83%) ASP.NET
6 212 (2.83%) Web Services
7 187 (2.49%) Middleware
8 179 (2.39%) HTML5
9 151 (2.01%) jQuery
10 125 (1.67%) Spring
11 116 (1.55%) SOAP
12 115 (1.53%) Hibernate
13 104 (1.39%) .NET Framework
14 103 (1.37%) Ajax
15 93 (1.24%) JSP
16 92 (1.23%) JSON
17 89 (1.19%) Oracle Fusion
18 81 (1.08%) WCF
19 68 (0.91%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 575 (7.66%) Analytical Skills
2 365 (4.86%) Management Information System
3 267 (3.56%) Clustering
4 265 (3.53%) Computer Science
5 204 (2.72%) Open Source
6 153 (2.04%) Mathematics
7 152 (2.03%) Blackberry
8 146 (1.95%) PKI
9 120 (1.60%) GIS
10 107 (1.43%) CESG
11 105 (1.40%) Statistics
12 99 (1.32%) Replication
13 86 (1.15%) RMADS
14 79 (1.05%) User Experience
15 78 (1.04%) Life Science
16 66 (0.88%) Enterprise Software
17 61 (0.81%) Physics
18 60 (0.80%) Video Conferencing
19 59 (0.79%) Algorithms
20 58 (0.77%) CESG CLAS
Operating Systems
1 1972 (26.28%) Windows
2 920 (12.26%) Linux
3 571 (7.61%) Windows Server 2008
4 548 (7.30%) Windows Server 2003
5 540 (7.20%) UNIX
6 318 (4.24%) Windows XP
7 303 (4.04%) Windows 7
8 273 (3.64%) Windows Server 2012
9 133 (1.77%) Solaris
10 113 (1.51%) Android
11 106 (1.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 99 (1.32%) Windows 8
13 88 (1.17%) HPUX
14 80 (1.07%) Apple iOS
15 69 (0.92%) Windows 2000
16 61 (0.81%) Windows 2000 Server
17 58 (0.77%) AIX
18 57 (0.76%) CentOS
19 35 (0.47%) Debian
20 34 (0.45%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 1397 (18.62%) ITIL
2 877 (11.69%) Agile Software Development
3 591 (7.88%) Project Management
4 513 (6.84%) Service Management
5 484 (6.45%) PRINCE2
6 470 (6.26%) Software Engineering
7 407 (5.42%) Mentoring
8 378 (5.04%) Incident Management
9 364 (4.85%) Change Management
10 362 (4.82%) Service Delivery
11 360 (4.80%) UML
12 355 (4.73%) Information Security
13 351 (4.68%) Business Intelligence
14 335 (4.46%) Migration
15 298 (3.97%) Risk Management
16 278 (3.70%) Stakeholder Management
17 274 (3.65%) OO
18 267 (3.56%) Scrum
19 262 (3.49%) SOA
20 250 (3.33%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 1173 (15.63%) SQL
2 799 (10.65%) Java
3 584 (7.78%) C
4 564 (7.52%) C#
5 472 (6.29%) C++
6 469 (6.25%) JavaScript
7 269 (3.58%) PowerShell
8 202 (2.69%) Python
9 182 (2.43%) PL/SQL
10 158 (2.11%) Shell Script
11 155 (2.07%) Perl
12 149 (1.99%) PHP
13 122 (1.63%) Bash Shell
14 104 (1.39%) ABAP
15 97 (1.29%) VB
16 90 (1.20%) VB.NET
17 80 (1.07%) T-SQL
18 74 (0.99%) Ruby
19 71 (0.95%) VBScript
20 49 (0.65%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 5042 (67.19%) SC Cleared
2 1400 (18.66%) DV Cleared
3 957 (12.75%) Degree
4 434 (5.78%) Cisco Certification
5 344 (4.58%) Microsoft Certification
6 260 (3.46%) CCNP
7 233 (3.11%) CCNA
8 218 (2.91%) ISEB
9 183 (2.44%) MCSE
10 178 (2.37%) CISSP
11 159 (2.12%) ISTQB
12 142 (1.89%) MCP
13 112 (1.49%) ITIL Certification
14 110 (1.47%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 100 (1.33%) MCITP
16 87 (1.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 84 (1.12%) CISM
17 84 (1.12%) CCIE
17 84 (1.12%) CTC Cleared
18 76 (1.01%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 401 (5.34%) SLA
2 304 (4.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 227 (3.03%) QA
4 75 (1.00%) JSP 440
5 66 (0.88%) PCI DSS
6 64 (0.85%) ISO 9001
7 44 (0.59%) Data Quality
8 24 (0.32%) COBIT
9 18 (0.24%) DO-178B
10 16 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 14 (0.19%) ISO 9000
12 9 (0.12%) TickIT
12 9 (0.12%) JTAG
13 8 (0.11%) DO-254
14 7 (0.093%) COSO
14 7 (0.093%) ISO/IEC 17799
15 5 (0.067%) HMG Infosec
15 5 (0.067%) GPG13
16 3 (0.040%) ISO 14001
17 1 (0.013%) ISO/IEC 12207
System Software
1 885 (11.79%) Active Directory
2 568 (7.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 299 (3.98%) Hyper-V
4 159 (2.12%) XenApp
5 137 (1.83%) vSphere
6 116 (1.55%) VMware ESX
7 107 (1.43%) VMware ESXi
8 105 (1.40%) Oracle RAC
9 67 (0.89%) ISA Server
10 66 (0.88%) XenDesktop
11 56 (0.75%) vCloud
12 54 (0.72%) Terminal Services
13 53 (0.71%) Microsoft App-V
14 44 (0.59%) Oracle RMAN
15 39 (0.52%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 38 (0.51%) Firmware
17 35 (0.47%) Forefront TMG
18 28 (0.37%) NFS
19 25 (0.33%) Snort
20 19 (0.25%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 305 (4.06%) SCCM
2 204 (2.72%) SCOM
3 182 (2.43%) HP Quality Center
4 158 (2.11%) NetBackup
5 106 (1.41%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 95 (1.27%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 70 (0.93%) OpenView
8 69 (0.92%) Norton AntiVirus
8 69 (0.92%) SCVMM
9 60 (0.80%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 57 (0.76%) Puppet
11 50 (0.67%) Netcool
12 49 (0.65%) Data Guard
13 48 (0.64%) Nagios
14 47 (0.63%) HP SIM
15 44 (0.59%) Backup Exec
16 42 (0.56%) WSUS
17 37 (0.49%) EMC NetWorker
17 37 (0.49%) SCDPM
18 32 (0.43%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 1609 (21.44%) Microsoft
2 1155 (15.39%) Oracle
3 845 (11.26%) VMware
4 783 (10.43%) Cisco
5 571 (7.61%) HP
6 426 (5.68%) Juniper
7 419 (5.58%) Citrix
8 346 (4.61%) Fujitsu
9 266 (3.54%) SAP
10 238 (3.17%) CheckPoint
11 225 (3.00%) F5
12 212 (2.83%) IBM
13 166 (2.21%) McAfee
14 142 (1.89%) Red Hat
15 131 (1.75%) Symantec
16 127 (1.69%) Veritas
17 122 (1.63%) EMC
18 111 (1.48%) Remedy
19 103 (1.37%) Adobe
20 92 (1.23%) NetApp
Bristol, Avon
Gold Group
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
LA International
Salary: £47000 - £56000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
South West
Brimstone Consulting
Posted: 11 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Brimstone Consulting
Posted: 11 hours ago
South West
Brimstone Consulting
Posted: 11 hours ago
Hertfordshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 11 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
360 Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £50k - 55k per year + Benefits + Profit Share
Posted: 12 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 12 hours ago
Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Benefits package
Posted: 13 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £Excellent (DOE) + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
North Yorkshire
LA International
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Surrey
ECM Selection
Salary: to £35k DoE
Posted: 14 hours ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £25500 per annum + benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Benefits Package
Posted: 17 hours ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45000 - 48000 + bonus + excleent benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
LA International
Salary: £51000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + bens, training + career prog
Posted: 18 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
LA International
Salary: £27000 - £34000 per annum + Application Support Analyst
Posted: 18 hours ago