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 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 Clearance
Rank 83 81 95
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +14
Permanent jobs citing Security Cleared 3300 3715 3124
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 3.20% 3.32% 2.97%
As % of the Qualifications category 11.67% 12.20% 10.66%
Number of salaries quoted 2377 2735 2042
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £46,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +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
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% -

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 24 April 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 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 -14 1189 £45,000 - 168
London +53 893 £53,500 +1.90% 133
South West +8 538 £45,000 +12.50% 83
West Midlands -13 216 £53,500 +28.91% 12
East of England +12 201 £50,000 +17.64% 32
North West -12 174 £52,500 +50.00% 32
Yorkshire +9 89 £37,500 +9.72% 14
East Midlands -22 41 £27,500 -15.38% 2
North East -15 39 £41,000 -3.52% 12
Security Cleared
UK

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 4728 (67.62%) SC Cleared
2 1817 (25.99%) Windows
3 1672 (23.91%) DV Cleared
4 1625 (23.24%) Microsoft
5 1451 (20.75%) ITIL
6 1035 (14.80%) SQL
7 1005 (14.37%) Oracle
8 949 (13.57%) Finance
9 935 (13.37%) Cisco
10 929 (13.29%) VMware
11 868 (12.41%) Degree
12 847 (12.11%) Active Directory
13 844 (12.07%) Firewall
14 838 (11.99%) MS Excel
15 830 (11.87%) Linux
16 768 (10.98%) C
17 728 (10.41%) Agile Software Development
18 723 (10.34%) SQL Server
19 688 (9.84%) VMware Infrastructure
20 627 (8.97%) Java
21 597 (8.54%) Cisco Certification
22 582 (8.32%) HP
23 556 (7.95%) SharePoint
24 545 (7.79%) Windows Server 2008
25 541 (7.74%) Project Management
26 538 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
27 524 (7.49%) C#
28 517 (7.39%) Service Management
29 512 (7.32%) UNIX
30 489 (6.99%) Software Engineering

Security Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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
1 556 (7.95%) SharePoint
2 365 (5.22%) MS Exchange
3 224 (3.20%) Exchange Server 2010
4 215 (3.07%) IIS
5 184 (2.63%) Lync
6 167 (2.39%) SharePoint 2010
7 141 (2.02%) WebLogic
8 138 (1.97%) Exchange Server 2013
9 131 (1.87%) SharePoint 2013
10 117 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2007
11 115 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2003
12 106 (1.52%) Apache
13 86 (1.23%) WebSphere
14 77 (1.10%) JBoss
15 75 (1.07%) Tomcat
16 60 (0.86%) BizTalk Server
16 60 (0.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
17 46 (0.66%) SharePoint Server
18 45 (0.64%) CMS
19 37 (0.53%) SAS
Applications
1 838 (11.99%) MS Excel
2 324 (4.63%) MS Office
3 87 (1.24%) MS PowerPoint
4 79 (1.13%) MS Project
5 54 (0.77%) MS Visio
6 28 (0.40%) InfoPath
7 13 (0.19%) AutoCAD
8 12 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
9 9 (0.13%) SPSS
10 8 (0.11%) Windchill
11 6 (0.086%) Simulink
12 5 (0.072%) FastStats
13 4 (0.057%) Adobe Creative Suite
14 3 (0.043%) Adobe Illustrator
14 3 (0.043%) Photoshop
14 3 (0.043%) Maya
14 3 (0.043%) 3ds Max
15 2 (0.029%) Stateflow
15 2 (0.029%) PowerPivot
16 1 (0.014%) PTC Creo
Business Applications
1 247 (3.53%) Oracle EBS
2 227 (3.25%) Oracle EBS R12
3 120 (1.72%) Dynamics CRM
4 115 (1.64%) Oracle Applications
5 98 (1.40%) Oracle Receivables
6 97 (1.39%) Oracle Payables
6 97 (1.39%) Oracle General Ledger
7 71 (1.02%) Oracle HRMS
8 66 (0.94%) Remedy ITSM
9 53 (0.76%) Oracle Financials
10 47 (0.67%) Oracle Payroll
11 42 (0.60%) Oracle Cash Management
12 41 (0.59%) Oracle ERP
13 33 (0.47%) Oracle iProcurement
14 32 (0.46%) Oracle Assets
15 27 (0.39%) SAP FI
15 27 (0.39%) SAP FI/CO
15 27 (0.39%) SAP CO
16 25 (0.36%) Oracle E-Business Tax
17 22 (0.31%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
Cloud Services
1 202 (2.89%) Office 365
2 92 (1.32%) Microsoft Azure
3 52 (0.74%) SaaS
4 37 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
5 25 (0.36%) Amazon AWS
6 18 (0.26%) Yammer
7 17 (0.24%) PaaS
8 16 (0.23%) Azure Active Directory
9 13 (0.19%) Amazon EC2
9 13 (0.19%) Amazon S3
9 13 (0.19%) Amazon EMR
10 8 (0.11%) IaaS
11 6 (0.086%) Taleo
12 3 (0.043%) SuccessFactors
13 2 (0.029%) OpenShift
13 2 (0.029%) Responsys
14 1 (0.014%) IBM SmartCloud
14 1 (0.014%) Force.com
14 1 (0.014%) Scribe Online
Communications & Networking
1 844 (12.07%) Firewall
2 442 (6.32%) LAN
3 436 (6.24%) WAN
4 395 (5.65%) DNS
5 308 (4.41%) DHCP
6 288 (4.12%) TCP/IP
7 265 (3.79%) SAN
8 256 (3.66%) Wireless
9 227 (3.25%) Network Security
10 177 (2.53%) Cisco ASA
11 139 (1.99%) VPN
12 124 (1.77%) VoIP
13 121 (1.73%) Internet
14 114 (1.63%) HTTP
15 112 (1.60%) Cisco Nexus
16 96 (1.37%) SNMP
17 94 (1.34%) Wireshark
18 89 (1.27%) Wi-Fi
19 86 (1.23%) Unified Communications
20 82 (1.17%) FWSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 723 (10.34%) SQL Server
2 217 (3.10%) Oracle Database
3 205 (2.93%) SQL Server 2008
4 165 (2.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 160 (2.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 150 (2.15%) Relational Database
7 126 (1.80%) Data Warehouse
8 112 (1.60%) MySQL
9 101 (1.44%) Big Data
9 101 (1.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 79 (1.13%) Oracle Reports
11 76 (1.09%) Oracle Database 11g
12 71 (1.02%) SQL Server 2005
13 68 (0.97%) RDBMS
14 61 (0.87%) Hadoop
14 61 (0.87%) MongoDB
15 55 (0.79%) Oracle BI EE
16 48 (0.69%) QlikView
17 46 (0.66%) PostgreSQL
18 41 (0.59%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 146 (2.09%) Visual Studio
2 124 (1.77%) Subversion
3 117 (1.67%) Oracle Forms
4 103 (1.47%) Git (software)
5 100 (1.43%) Rational DOORS
6 86 (1.23%) Team Foundation Server
7 83 (1.19%) Maven
8 66 (0.94%) Jenkins
9 58 (0.83%) JIRA
10 55 (0.79%) LoadRunner
11 50 (0.72%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 45 (0.64%) Eclipse
13 38 (0.54%) Selenium
14 36 (0.51%) TestDirector
15 35 (0.50%) NUnit
16 34 (0.49%) MSI
16 34 (0.49%) JUnit
17 33 (0.47%) ClearCase
18 30 (0.43%) QuickTest Pro
19 27 (0.39%) Ant
General
1 949 (13.57%) Finance
2 451 (6.45%) Telecoms
3 258 (3.69%) Retail
4 162 (2.32%) Military
5 143 (2.05%) Manufacturing
6 142 (2.03%) Banking
7 113 (1.62%) Electronics
7 113 (1.62%) Aerospace
8 108 (1.54%) Legal
9 60 (0.86%) General Ledger
10 54 (0.77%) Marketing
11 44 (0.63%) Law
12 35 (0.50%) Advertising
13 32 (0.46%) Back Office
14 31 (0.44%) Publishing
15 29 (0.41%) Games
16 22 (0.31%) Local Government
17 21 (0.30%) Financial Institution
18 13 (0.19%) Billing
19 11 (0.16%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 930 (13.30%) Consultant
2 844 (12.07%) Analyst
3 762 (10.90%) Developer
4 717 (10.25%) Architect
5 387 (5.53%) Project Manager
6 319 (4.56%) Support Engineer
7 313 (4.48%) Network Engineer
8 283 (4.05%) Software Engineer
9 217 (3.10%) Systems Engineer
10 208 (2.97%) Administrator
11 202 (2.89%) Security Consultant
12 166 (2.37%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 156 (2.23%) Java Developer
14 148 (2.12%) Solutions Architect
15 145 (2.07%) Business Analyst
16 143 (2.05%) Oracle Consultant
17 142 (2.03%) .NET Developer
18 139 (1.99%) DBA
19 134 (1.92%) Systems Administrator
20 126 (1.80%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 479 (6.85%) .NET
2 387 (5.53%) HTML
3 291 (4.16%) ASP.NET
4 283 (4.05%) CSS
5 245 (3.50%) XML
6 221 (3.16%) J2EE
7 217 (3.10%) Web Services
8 143 (2.05%) HTML5
9 142 (2.03%) .NET Framework
10 133 (1.90%) Middleware
10 133 (1.90%) WCF
11 127 (1.82%) Spring
12 108 (1.54%) JSP
13 103 (1.47%) jQuery
14 95 (1.36%) Entity Framework
15 94 (1.34%) ASP.NET MVC
16 83 (1.19%) Oracle Fusion
17 81 (1.16%) Hibernate
18 78 (1.12%) SOAP
19 69 (0.99%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 538 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 352 (5.03%) Management Information System
3 250 (3.58%) Clustering
4 232 (3.32%) Computer Science
5 152 (2.17%) Open Source
6 150 (2.15%) Mathematics
7 138 (1.97%) Replication
8 134 (1.92%) GIS
9 101 (1.44%) CESG
10 96 (1.37%) Blackberry
11 95 (1.36%) PKI
12 79 (1.13%) RMADS
13 78 (1.12%) Visualisation
14 75 (1.07%) Physics
15 72 (1.03%) Life Science
16 71 (1.02%) Statistics
17 44 (0.63%) Algorithms
18 43 (0.61%) CESG CLAS
19 42 (0.60%) CMDB
19 42 (0.60%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1817 (25.99%) Windows
2 830 (11.87%) Linux
3 545 (7.79%) Windows Server 2008
4 512 (7.32%) UNIX
5 414 (5.92%) Windows Server 2003
6 329 (4.71%) Windows 7
7 315 (4.51%) Windows Server 2012
8 222 (3.18%) Windows XP
9 136 (1.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 116 (1.66%) Solaris
11 84 (1.20%) HPUX
12 61 (0.87%) Windows 2000
13 58 (0.83%) CentOS
14 56 (0.80%) Windows 8
15 53 (0.76%) AIX
16 47 (0.67%) Android
17 26 (0.37%) Ubuntu
18 23 (0.33%) Oracle Linux
19 22 (0.31%) Apple iOS
19 22 (0.31%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 1451 (20.75%) ITIL
2 728 (10.41%) Agile Software Development
3 541 (7.74%) Project Management
4 517 (7.39%) Service Management
5 489 (6.99%) Software Engineering
6 471 (6.74%) Information Security
7 422 (6.04%) PRINCE2
8 415 (5.94%) Service Delivery
9 357 (5.11%) Cyber Security
10 343 (4.91%) Business Intelligence
11 338 (4.83%) Change Management
12 322 (4.61%) Mentoring
13 309 (4.42%) Incident Management
14 302 (4.32%) UML
15 290 (4.15%) Risk Management
16 267 (3.82%) Stakeholder Management
17 261 (3.73%) Migration
17 261 (3.73%) Configuration Management
18 235 (3.36%) Scrum
19 218 (3.12%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 1035 (14.80%) SQL
2 768 (10.98%) C
3 627 (8.97%) Java
4 524 (7.49%) C#
5 427 (6.11%) C++
6 398 (5.69%) JavaScript
7 243 (3.48%) PowerShell
8 238 (3.40%) Python
9 168 (2.40%) PL/SQL
10 155 (2.22%) Perl
11 144 (2.06%) Bash Shell
12 111 (1.59%) Shell Script
13 88 (1.26%) VB
14 87 (1.24%) PHP
15 83 (1.19%) Ruby
16 72 (1.03%) VB.NET
17 65 (0.93%) T-SQL
18 61 (0.87%) VBScript
19 57 (0.82%) VBA
20 37 (0.53%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 4728 (67.62%) SC Cleared
2 1672 (23.91%) DV Cleared
3 868 (12.41%) Degree
4 597 (8.54%) Cisco Certification
5 373 (5.33%) CCNP
6 340 (4.86%) CCNA
7 326 (4.66%) Microsoft Certification
8 250 (3.58%) CISSP
9 176 (2.52%) MCSE
10 155 (2.22%) MCP
11 139 (1.99%) CCSA
12 133 (1.90%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 125 (1.79%) CCIE
14 114 (1.63%) ITIL Certification
15 111 (1.59%) ISEB
16 109 (1.56%) CCA
16 109 (1.56%) Citrix Certification
17 108 (1.54%) CISM
18 96 (1.37%) MCITP
19 92 (1.32%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 423 (6.05%) SLA
2 261 (3.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 129 (1.84%) QA
4 100 (1.43%) PCI DSS
5 64 (0.92%) JSP 440
6 40 (0.57%) COBIT
7 23 (0.33%) ISO 9001
8 15 (0.21%) EMIR
8 15 (0.21%) CRD IV
8 15 (0.21%) MiFID
9 12 (0.17%) GPG13
10 10 (0.14%) ISO 9000
11 8 (0.11%) JTAG
11 8 (0.11%) DO-178B
11 8 (0.11%) DO-254
12 7 (0.10%) Data Quality
13 6 (0.086%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 3 (0.043%) TickIT
14 3 (0.043%) Dodd-Frank
15 2 (0.029%) PMBOK
System Software
1 847 (12.11%) Active Directory
2 688 (9.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 331 (4.73%) Hyper-V
4 214 (3.06%) XenApp
5 167 (2.39%) Microsoft App-V
6 148 (2.12%) XenDesktop
7 142 (2.03%) vSphere
8 101 (1.44%) VMware ESX
9 68 (0.97%) VMware ESXi
10 61 (0.87%) vCloud
11 58 (0.83%) Terminal Services
12 57 (0.82%) Oracle RAC
13 45 (0.64%) Firmware
14 44 (0.63%) ISA Server
15 33 (0.47%) XenServer
16 30 (0.43%) Forefront TMG
17 29 (0.41%) Samba
18 19 (0.27%) Snort
19 18 (0.26%) NFS
20 17 (0.24%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 398 (5.69%) SCCM
2 225 (3.22%) SCOM
3 136 (1.95%) NetBackup
4 76 (1.09%) HP Quality Center
5 75 (1.07%) SCVMM
6 74 (1.06%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 74 (1.06%) Puppet
7 68 (0.97%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 68 (0.97%) Cisco Prime
8 60 (0.86%) EMC NetWorker
9 58 (0.83%) OpenView
10 53 (0.76%) Nagios
10 53 (0.76%) Norton AntiVirus
10 53 (0.76%) HP SIM
11 49 (0.70%) WSUS
12 43 (0.61%) Backup Exec
13 42 (0.60%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
14 40 (0.57%) Forefront Identity Manager
15 38 (0.54%) Oracle RMAN
16 35 (0.50%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 1625 (23.24%) Microsoft
2 1005 (14.37%) Oracle
3 935 (13.37%) Cisco
4 929 (13.29%) VMware
5 582 (8.32%) HP
6 452 (6.46%) Juniper
7 451 (6.45%) Citrix
8 347 (4.96%) CheckPoint
9 194 (2.77%) IBM
10 187 (2.67%) F5
11 184 (2.63%) Symantec
12 179 (2.56%) SAP
13 158 (2.26%) Fujitsu
14 146 (2.09%) Red Hat
15 140 (2.00%) EMC
16 119 (1.70%) Remedy
17 113 (1.62%) NetApp
18 106 (1.52%) McAfee
19 103 (1.47%) AppSense
20 77 (1.10%) Sun
South West
ISL
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Benfits
Posted: 14 hours ago
South West
ISL
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Hampshire
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: £30k - 40k per year + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
LA International
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £50000 - £57000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Careerwise
Salary: benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50 000 - £85 000 (+ superb package!!!)
Posted: Yesterday
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35’000 to £55 000 (+seriously good package!!!)
Posted: Yesterday
South West
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30’000 to £60 000 (+very competitive package!!!)
Posted: Yesterday
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60 000 to £85 000 (+ superb package!!!)
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
South East
Digital Gurus
Salary: £60000 - £75000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
North London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £26000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35,000 - £50,000 plus an excellent package
Posted: Yesterday
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000 plus an excellent package
Posted: Yesterday