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 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Clearance
Rank 74 103 92
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -11
Permanent jobs citing Security Cleared 3613 2667 3360
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 3.43% 2.67% 3.03%
As % of the Qualifications category 12.70% 10.00% 10.58%
Number of salaries quoted 2592 1964 2759
Average salary £47,500 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.46% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+11.76% +3.65%
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
28441 26668 31751
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 27.02% 26.70% 28.65%
Number of salaries quoted 22406 21987 27023
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,950 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 17 September 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 17 September 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 +6 1555 £45,000 - 174
London +81 648 £50,000 - 119
South West +7 468 £41,825 +8.63% 114
West Midlands +17 352 £60,000 +33.33% 19
East of England +32 278 £54,000 +50.00% 26
North West +56 255 £45,000 +8.43% 39
Yorkshire -24 82 £35,000 -6.66% 14
East Midlands 0 79 £35,000 -22.22% 19
North East +24 43 £36,500 +32.72% 18
Midlands +8 4 £47,000 -14.54% 1
Security Cleared
UK

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 4771 (62.85%) SC Cleared
2 1728 (22.76%) Windows
3 1509 (19.88%) Finance
4 1444 (19.02%) Microsoft
5 1250 (16.47%) ITIL
6 1204 (15.86%) DV Cleared
7 1154 (15.20%) Oracle
7 1154 (15.20%) Degree
8 1058 (13.94%) SQL
9 997 (13.13%) Linux
10 970 (12.78%) Agile Software Development
11 923 (12.16%) Telecoms
12 895 (11.79%) Java
13 775 (10.21%) MS Excel
14 761 (10.03%) VMware
15 738 (9.72%) Retail
16 704 (9.27%) Active Directory
17 686 (9.04%) C#
18 622 (8.19%) Firewall
19 617 (8.13%) Cisco
20 608 (8.01%) Project Management
21 582 (7.67%) C++
22 578 (7.61%) PRINCE2
23 577 (7.60%) C
24 553 (7.28%) HP
25 545 (7.18%) .NET
26 542 (7.14%) Software Engineering
27 538 (7.09%) SQL Server
27 538 (7.09%) UNIX
28 506 (6.67%) SharePoint

Security Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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
1 506 (6.67%) SharePoint
2 335 (4.41%) MS Exchange
3 218 (2.87%) Apache
4 182 (2.40%) Exchange Server 2003
5 180 (2.37%) WebLogic
6 176 (2.32%) Exchange Server 2010
7 170 (2.24%) IIS
8 137 (1.80%) SharePoint 2010
9 127 (1.67%) Lync
10 103 (1.36%) Exchange Server 2013
11 102 (1.34%) Exchange Server 2007
12 90 (1.19%) SharePoint Server
13 74 (0.97%) Oracle Workflow
14 70 (0.92%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 70 (0.92%) WebSphere
15 62 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2000
16 61 (0.80%) Tomcat
17 60 (0.79%) BizTalk Server
18 44 (0.58%) SAP Portal
19 39 (0.51%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 775 (10.21%) MS Excel
2 344 (4.53%) MS Office
3 142 (1.87%) MS Project
4 74 (0.97%) MS Visio
5 57 (0.75%) MS PowerPoint
6 15 (0.20%) InfoPath
7 14 (0.18%) Simulink
8 12 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
9 11 (0.14%) AutoCAD
10 8 (0.11%) Acrobat
11 7 (0.092%) FrameMaker
12 5 (0.066%) CATIA
12 5 (0.066%) Photoshop
13 4 (0.053%) Revit
14 3 (0.040%) Adobe Captivate
14 3 (0.040%) SPSS
15 2 (0.026%) Mathematica
15 2 (0.026%) Adobe Illustrator
15 2 (0.026%) Pro/ENGINEER
15 2 (0.026%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 238 (3.14%) Oracle EBS
2 182 (2.40%) Oracle EBS R12
3 137 (1.80%) Oracle Applications
4 121 (1.59%) Oracle ERP
5 46 (0.61%) Oracle Financials
6 45 (0.59%) Dynamics CRM
7 42 (0.55%) Oracle HRMS
8 38 (0.50%) SAP MM
9 33 (0.43%) Hyperion Planning
10 30 (0.40%) Oracle General Ledger
10 30 (0.40%) Oracle Receivables
10 30 (0.40%) Oracle Payables
10 30 (0.40%) Oracle 11i
10 30 (0.40%) Oracle iRecruitment
11 29 (0.38%) SAP FI/CO
11 29 (0.38%) SAP CO
11 29 (0.38%) SAP SD
11 29 (0.38%) SAP FI
12 28 (0.37%) SAP CRM
13 27 (0.36%) Oracle iProcurement
Cloud Services
1 60 (0.79%) SaaS
2 50 (0.66%) Office 365
3 45 (0.59%) IaaS
4 39 (0.51%) PaaS
5 27 (0.36%) Cloud Computing
6 19 (0.25%) Taleo
7 10 (0.13%) Microsoft Azure
8 9 (0.12%) Amazon AWS
9 7 (0.092%) Basecamp
10 6 (0.079%) Amazon EMR
10 6 (0.079%) Amazon EC2
10 6 (0.079%) Amazon S3
11 4 (0.053%) Force.com
12 2 (0.026%) Google Apps
12 2 (0.026%) IBM SmartCloud
13 1 (0.013%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 622 (8.19%) Firewall
2 355 (4.68%) DNS
3 289 (3.81%) TCP/IP
4 252 (3.32%) Network Security
5 250 (3.29%) Internet
6 240 (3.16%) SAN
7 235 (3.10%) WAN
8 233 (3.07%) DHCP
9 228 (3.00%) LAN
10 218 (2.87%) HTTP
11 211 (2.78%) Wireless
12 173 (2.28%) VPN
13 124 (1.63%) SSL
14 93 (1.23%) LDAP
15 92 (1.21%) Cisco ASA
16 83 (1.09%) OSPF
16 83 (1.09%) BGP
17 81 (1.07%) NAS
18 80 (1.05%) MPLS
18 80 (1.05%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 538 (7.09%) SQL Server
2 275 (3.62%) Oracle Database
3 158 (2.08%) MySQL
4 133 (1.75%) Oracle Database 11g
5 119 (1.57%) Data Warehouse
6 97 (1.28%) SQL Server 2008
7 94 (1.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 86 (1.13%) Oracle BI EE
9 84 (1.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 82 (1.08%) Relational Database
11 64 (0.84%) Hadoop
11 64 (0.84%) EDRMS
11 64 (0.84%) Oracle Discoverer
11 64 (0.84%) Oracle Reports
12 59 (0.78%) SQL Server 2005
12 59 (0.78%) Big Data
13 50 (0.66%) RDBMS
14 49 (0.65%) Essbase
15 48 (0.63%) Oracle Database 10g
15 48 (0.63%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 145 (1.91%) Subversion
2 120 (1.58%) JIRA
3 110 (1.45%) Visual Studio
4 101 (1.33%) Selenium
5 98 (1.29%) LoadRunner
6 92 (1.21%) Rational DOORS
7 90 (1.19%) Team Foundation Server
8 79 (1.04%) Maven
9 70 (0.92%) Jenkins
10 67 (0.88%) QuickTest Pro
11 65 (0.86%) TestDirector
11 65 (0.86%) Git (software)
12 59 (0.78%) Ant
13 56 (0.74%) JUnit
14 51 (0.67%) Oracle Forms
15 49 (0.65%) Eclipse
15 49 (0.65%) Rational Rhapsody
16 42 (0.55%) GDB
17 39 (0.51%) ClearCase
18 36 (0.47%) GCC
General
1 1509 (19.88%) Finance
2 923 (12.16%) Telecoms
3 738 (9.72%) Retail
4 255 (3.36%) Military
5 200 (2.63%) Aerospace
6 172 (2.27%) Legal
7 161 (2.12%) Back Office
8 145 (1.91%) Electronics
9 114 (1.50%) Marketing
10 104 (1.37%) Banking
11 100 (1.32%) Manufacturing
12 97 (1.28%) Law
13 49 (0.65%) German Language
14 41 (0.54%) Advertising
15 32 (0.42%) Local Government
16 29 (0.38%) Automotive
17 28 (0.37%) Financial Institution
18 27 (0.36%) Games
19 24 (0.32%) Publishing
20 17 (0.22%) Billing
Job Titles
1 1095 (14.42%) Consultant
2 871 (11.47%) Developer
3 788 (10.38%) Architect
4 761 (10.03%) Analyst
5 417 (5.49%) Project Manager
6 386 (5.08%) Support Engineer
7 263 (3.46%) Software Engineer
8 217 (2.86%) Security Consultant
9 216 (2.85%) Network Engineer
10 198 (2.61%) Oracle Consultant
11 189 (2.49%) DBA
11 189 (2.49%) Solutions Architect
12 186 (2.45%) Test Manager
13 178 (2.34%) Administrator
14 177 (2.33%) Java Developer
15 159 (2.09%) Senior Manager
16 153 (2.02%) Test Analyst
16 153 (2.02%) Technical Architect
17 146 (1.92%) Oracle DBA
18 132 (1.74%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 545 (7.18%) .NET
2 458 (6.03%) HTML
3 389 (5.12%) XML
4 256 (3.37%) Web Services
4 256 (3.37%) ASP.NET
5 211 (2.78%) Middleware
6 208 (2.74%) CSS
7 178 (2.34%) J2EE
8 169 (2.23%) Spring
9 163 (2.15%) Hibernate
10 152 (2.00%) SOAP
11 150 (1.98%) HTML5
12 146 (1.92%) .NET Framework
13 140 (1.84%) jQuery
14 112 (1.48%) WCF
15 92 (1.21%) Oracle Fusion
16 88 (1.16%) Ajax
17 61 (0.80%) JSON
18 56 (0.74%) JSF
18 56 (0.74%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 465 (6.13%) Analytical Skills
2 420 (5.53%) Management Information System
3 350 (4.61%) Computer Science
4 245 (3.23%) Open Source
5 194 (2.56%) Mathematics
6 191 (2.52%) PKI
7 172 (2.27%) Clustering
8 144 (1.90%) RMADS
9 143 (1.88%) CESG
10 131 (1.73%) Blackberry
11 106 (1.40%) Statistics
12 91 (1.20%) Mobile App
13 85 (1.12%) Physics
14 82 (1.08%) User Experience
15 79 (1.04%) Enterprise Software
16 76 (1.00%) GIS
17 69 (0.91%) Data Integration
18 67 (0.88%) Embedded Systems
19 64 (0.84%) Replication
20 61 (0.80%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 1728 (22.76%) Windows
2 997 (13.13%) Linux
3 538 (7.09%) UNIX
4 441 (5.81%) Windows Server 2008
5 436 (5.74%) Windows Server 2003
6 255 (3.36%) Windows 7
7 230 (3.03%) Windows XP
8 177 (2.33%) Solaris
9 170 (2.24%) Windows Server 2012
10 132 (1.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 113 (1.49%) Android
12 93 (1.23%) HPUX
13 66 (0.87%) Windows 2000
14 62 (0.82%) Apple iOS
15 61 (0.80%) Windows 8
16 51 (0.67%) AIX
17 40 (0.53%) CentOS
18 33 (0.43%) Windows Vista
19 29 (0.38%) Ubuntu
20 28 (0.37%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 1250 (16.47%) ITIL
2 970 (12.78%) Agile Software Development
3 608 (8.01%) Project Management
4 578 (7.61%) PRINCE2
5 542 (7.14%) Software Engineering
6 478 (6.30%) Service Management
7 432 (5.69%) Information Security
8 407 (5.36%) Mentoring
9 385 (5.07%) Risk Management
10 341 (4.49%) Stakeholder Management
11 320 (4.22%) Service Delivery
12 318 (4.19%) UML
13 313 (4.12%) Scrum
14 310 (4.08%) Migration
15 305 (4.02%) Incident Management
16 301 (3.97%) SOA
17 298 (3.93%) OO
18 290 (3.82%) Business Intelligence
19 287 (3.78%) Change Management
20 279 (3.68%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 1058 (13.94%) SQL
2 895 (11.79%) Java
3 686 (9.04%) C#
4 582 (7.67%) C++
5 577 (7.60%) C
6 446 (5.88%) JavaScript
7 231 (3.04%) Python
8 214 (2.82%) PowerShell
9 178 (2.34%) Perl
9 178 (2.34%) Shell Script
10 165 (2.17%) VB
11 162 (2.13%) VB.NET
12 115 (1.51%) PHP
13 108 (1.42%) PL/SQL
14 102 (1.34%) Bash Shell
15 101 (1.33%) ABAP
16 86 (1.13%) Ruby
17 76 (1.00%) T-SQL
18 67 (0.88%) VBScript
18 67 (0.88%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 4771 (62.85%) SC Cleared
2 1204 (15.86%) DV Cleared
3 1154 (15.20%) Degree
4 315 (4.15%) Cisco Certification
5 269 (3.54%) Microsoft Certification
6 235 (3.10%) ISEB
7 220 (2.90%) CISSP
8 192 (2.53%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 180 (2.37%) CCNA
10 167 (2.20%) CCNP
11 166 (2.19%) CTC Cleared
12 164 (2.16%) ISTQB
13 143 (1.88%) MCP
14 131 (1.73%) MCSE
15 118 (1.55%) CISM
16 109 (1.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
17 98 (1.29%) ITIL Certification
18 86 (1.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
19 75 (0.99%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
20 74 (0.97%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 352 (4.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 312 (4.11%) SLA
3 309 (4.07%) QA
4 73 (0.96%) ISO 9001
5 70 (0.92%) JSP 440
6 67 (0.88%) PCI DSS
7 56 (0.74%) Data Quality
8 29 (0.38%) COBIT
9 20 (0.26%) DO-178B
10 18 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 17799
11 16 (0.21%) ISO 9000
11 16 (0.21%) TickIT
11 16 (0.21%) HMG Infosec
11 16 (0.21%) IEC 61508
12 13 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 10 (0.13%) JTAG
14 7 (0.092%) COSO
15 6 (0.079%) ISO/IEC 20000
16 5 (0.066%) ISO 14001
16 5 (0.066%) HL7
System Software
1 704 (9.27%) Active Directory
2 480 (6.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 250 (3.29%) Hyper-V
4 157 (2.07%) VMware ESX
5 124 (1.63%) vSphere
6 119 (1.57%) XenApp
7 106 (1.40%) Oracle RAC
8 95 (1.25%) VMware ESXi
9 71 (0.94%) Terminal Services
10 60 (0.79%) ISA Server
10 60 (0.79%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 50 (0.66%) Microsoft App-V
12 49 (0.65%) Oracle RMAN
13 47 (0.62%) Snort
14 44 (0.58%) XenDesktop
15 40 (0.53%) vCloud
16 21 (0.28%) Forefront TMG
17 20 (0.26%) NFS
18 16 (0.21%) VMware Workstation
19 14 (0.18%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 228 (3.00%) SCCM
2 187 (2.46%) HP Quality Center
3 157 (2.07%) NetBackup
4 130 (1.71%) SCOM
5 95 (1.25%) Norton AntiVirus
6 73 (0.96%) Data Guard
7 61 (0.80%) WSUS
8 55 (0.72%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 54 (0.71%) EMC NetWorker
10 53 (0.70%) OpenView
11 49 (0.65%) HP SIM
12 48 (0.63%) OpenView Configuration Management
13 47 (0.62%) Puppet
14 42 (0.55%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
15 41 (0.54%) Netcool
16 40 (0.53%) Tivoli
17 35 (0.46%) SCVMM
17 35 (0.46%) Backup Exec
17 35 (0.46%) McAfee ePO
18 33 (0.43%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 1444 (19.02%) Microsoft
2 1154 (15.20%) Oracle
3 761 (10.03%) VMware
4 617 (8.13%) Cisco
5 553 (7.28%) HP
6 480 (6.32%) Fujitsu
7 386 (5.08%) Citrix
8 334 (4.40%) Juniper
9 241 (3.17%) SAP
10 228 (3.00%) IBM
11 195 (2.57%) Symantec
12 189 (2.49%) CheckPoint
13 187 (2.46%) Red Hat
14 185 (2.44%) F5
15 151 (1.99%) McAfee
16 141 (1.86%) EMC
17 120 (1.58%) Veritas
18 105 (1.38%) JBoss
19 102 (1.34%) Remedy
20 95 (1.25%) NetApp
Croydon, Surrey
Hays London City Projects
Salary: £500.00 - £700.00 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £34000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus / medical /pension
Posted: 4 hours ago
Surrey
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 55,000
Posted: 5 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £48000 - £50000 per annum + car + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
West Midlands
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: benefits package
Posted: 7 hours ago
North West
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: benefits package
Posted: 7 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Computer People
Salary: £50000.00 - £69000.00 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Competitive salary package
Posted: 7 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
LA International
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Competitive salary package
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Competitive salary package + Training
Posted: 8 hours ago
St. Neots, Cambridgeshire
DMS Computer Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum £40-55K PA
Posted: 8 hours ago
Corsham, Wiltshire
DMS Computer Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum £30-40K pa + benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
JPS Selection
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Middlesex
EXCELerate
Salary: Circa £65k OTE £135k , Car Allowance £550 pcm, Health, Pension
Posted: 10 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £1 per annum + Excellent Salary + Package on offer
Posted: Today
South West London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Circa 60k plus benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Talent International
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago