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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Clearance
Rank 95 72 95
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +23
Permanent jobs citing Security Cleared 2973 3905 2918
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 2.91% 3.57% 2.87%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.73% 13.15% 10.54%
Number of salaries quoted 2262 2752 2095
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £44,125
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +7.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £29,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £73,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £46,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +9.41%
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
27700 29685 27680
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 27.09% 27.15% 27.20%
Number of salaries quoted 22226 23429 22563
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 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £66,250
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +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 31 July 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 31 July 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 -15 1129 £45,000 -2.17% 176
London +4 728 £55,000 +10.00% 150
South West +2 470 £42,500 +3.65% 96
East of England -28 207 £50,000 - 39
West Midlands -48 175 £47,500 -11.21% 38
North West -27 157 £32,500 -27.77% 41
Yorkshire +33 94 £46,500 +55.00% 20
East Midlands -1 80 £40,000 - 15
North East -27 24 £38,000 +4.10% 14
Security Cleared
UK

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 3997 (63.60%) SC Cleared
2 1602 (25.49%) Windows
3 1438 (22.88%) Microsoft
4 1425 (22.67%) DV Cleared
5 1274 (20.27%) ITIL
6 974 (15.50%) Oracle
7 959 (15.26%) Linux
8 942 (14.99%) Degree
9 867 (13.79%) Cisco
10 845 (13.44%) Agile Software Development
11 829 (13.19%) VMware
12 826 (13.14%) C
13 783 (12.46%) SQL
14 760 (12.09%) Finance
15 741 (11.79%) MS Excel
16 728 (11.58%) Firewall
17 676 (10.76%) Active Directory
18 650 (10.34%) SQL Server
19 636 (10.12%) Java
20 618 (9.83%) VMware Infrastructure
21 607 (9.66%) Cisco Certification
22 585 (9.31%) UNIX
23 564 (8.97%) Project Management
24 530 (8.43%) Analytical Skills
25 505 (8.04%) .NET
25 505 (8.04%) Information Security
26 478 (7.61%) SharePoint
27 471 (7.49%) C#
28 459 (7.30%) HP
28 459 (7.30%) Service Management

Security Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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
1 478 (7.61%) SharePoint
2 269 (4.28%) MS Exchange
3 200 (3.18%) IIS
4 176 (2.80%) Exchange Server 2010
5 139 (2.21%) WebLogic
6 129 (2.05%) Lync
7 124 (1.97%) SharePoint 2013
8 111 (1.77%) SharePoint 2010
9 100 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2007
10 86 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2013
11 79 (1.26%) JBoss
12 70 (1.11%) WebSphere
13 63 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2003
14 59 (0.94%) Documentum
14 59 (0.94%) Apache
15 57 (0.91%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
16 56 (0.89%) Elasticsearch
17 52 (0.83%) SAS
18 49 (0.78%) Tomcat
19 46 (0.73%) CMS
Applications
1 741 (11.79%) MS Excel
2 293 (4.66%) MS Office
3 87 (1.38%) MS PowerPoint
4 70 (1.11%) MS Visio
5 63 (1.00%) MS Project
6 42 (0.67%) InfoPath
7 15 (0.24%) SPSS
8 9 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
9 5 (0.080%) Windchill
10 4 (0.064%) Simulink
10 4 (0.064%) Photoshop
11 3 (0.048%) Adobe Illustrator
11 3 (0.048%) PowerPivot
12 2 (0.032%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 2 (0.032%) Stateflow
12 2 (0.032%) S-PLUS
12 2 (0.032%) Acrobat
12 2 (0.032%) AutoCAD
13 1 (0.016%) FrameMaker
13 1 (0.016%) Maya
Business Applications
1 208 (3.31%) Oracle EBS
2 175 (2.78%) Oracle EBS R12
3 96 (1.53%) Dynamics CRM
4 88 (1.40%) Oracle Applications
5 54 (0.86%) Oracle General Ledger
5 54 (0.86%) Oracle Receivables
5 54 (0.86%) Oracle Payables
6 40 (0.64%) Oracle Financials
7 38 (0.60%) Oracle HRMS
8 34 (0.54%) Oracle Cash Management
9 32 (0.51%) Oracle Assets
10 28 (0.45%) Remedy ITSM
10 28 (0.45%) Oracle ERP
11 24 (0.38%) Oracle E-Business Tax
12 23 (0.37%) Oracle iProcurement
13 21 (0.33%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
13 21 (0.33%) Oracle Payroll
14 20 (0.32%) Oracle 11i
14 20 (0.32%) Dynamics AX
15 17 (0.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 176 (2.80%) Office 365
2 82 (1.30%) Microsoft Azure
3 46 (0.73%) SaaS
4 45 (0.72%) Cloud Computing
5 25 (0.40%) Amazon AWS
6 19 (0.30%) PaaS
6 19 (0.30%) Azure Active Directory
7 18 (0.29%) IaaS
8 16 (0.25%) Amazon EMR
8 16 (0.25%) Amazon EC2
8 16 (0.25%) Amazon S3
9 11 (0.18%) Yammer
10 9 (0.14%) Taleo
11 6 (0.095%) SuccessFactors
12 5 (0.080%) Responsys
13 1 (0.016%) Google Cloud Platform
13 1 (0.016%) Veeva
13 1 (0.016%) Dropbox
13 1 (0.016%) FinancialForce.com
13 1 (0.016%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 728 (11.58%) Firewall
2 403 (6.41%) LAN
3 393 (6.25%) WAN
4 353 (5.62%) DNS
5 284 (4.52%) TCP/IP
6 276 (4.39%) SAN
7 257 (4.09%) DHCP
8 219 (3.48%) Wireless
9 187 (2.98%) Network Security
10 177 (2.82%) Cisco ASA
11 147 (2.34%) Cisco Nexus
12 130 (2.07%) Internet
13 119 (1.89%) HTTP
14 118 (1.88%) BGP
15 117 (1.86%) VoIP
16 105 (1.67%) VPN
17 82 (1.30%) OSPF
18 80 (1.27%) MPLS
19 79 (1.26%) SNMP
19 79 (1.26%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 650 (10.34%) SQL Server
2 217 (3.45%) Oracle Database
3 167 (2.66%) MySQL
4 162 (2.58%) Relational Database
5 150 (2.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 146 (2.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 142 (2.26%) SQL Server 2008
8 124 (1.97%) Data Warehouse
9 111 (1.77%) Oracle Database 11g
10 102 (1.62%) Big Data
11 95 (1.51%) MongoDB
12 89 (1.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 69 (1.10%) RDBMS
14 65 (1.03%) QlikView
15 61 (0.97%) Oracle Exadata
16 60 (0.95%) Oracle Reports
17 57 (0.91%) Oracle BI EE
17 57 (0.91%) Hadoop
18 50 (0.80%) SQL Server 2005
19 47 (0.75%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 186 (2.96%) Visual Studio
2 130 (2.07%) Subversion
2 130 (2.07%) Git (software)
3 84 (1.34%) Team Foundation Server
4 80 (1.27%) Rational DOORS
5 77 (1.23%) Maven
5 77 (1.23%) Jenkins
6 75 (1.19%) Selenium
7 67 (1.07%) JIRA
8 49 (0.78%) Oracle Forms
9 42 (0.67%) ClearCase
10 41 (0.65%) NUnit
11 37 (0.59%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 37 (0.59%) Eclipse
11 37 (0.59%) JUnit
12 36 (0.57%) LoadRunner
13 35 (0.56%) Ant
14 26 (0.41%) Metasploit
15 22 (0.35%) MSI
16 20 (0.32%) CruiseControl
General
1 760 (12.09%) Finance
2 417 (6.63%) Telecoms
3 153 (2.43%) Manufacturing
4 152 (2.42%) Retail
5 141 (2.24%) Military
6 104 (1.65%) Banking
7 71 (1.13%) Legal
8 70 (1.11%) Electronics
8 70 (1.11%) Aerospace
9 61 (0.97%) Marketing
10 52 (0.83%) Publishing
11 48 (0.76%) Law
12 42 (0.67%) General Ledger
13 24 (0.38%) Local Government
14 20 (0.32%) Advertising
15 19 (0.30%) Financial Institution
15 19 (0.30%) Back Office
16 14 (0.22%) Welsh Language
17 12 (0.19%) Games
18 11 (0.18%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 885 (14.08%) Analyst
2 741 (11.79%) Consultant
3 665 (10.58%) Developer
4 610 (9.71%) Architect
5 318 (5.06%) Project Manager
6 299 (4.76%) Network Engineer
7 253 (4.03%) Support Engineer
8 252 (4.01%) Software Engineer
9 222 (3.53%) Administrator
10 218 (3.47%) Security Consultant
11 190 (3.02%) Systems Engineer
12 179 (2.85%) Business Analyst
13 156 (2.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 155 (2.47%) .NET Developer
15 151 (2.40%) Systems Administrator
16 143 (2.28%) Test Analyst
17 130 (2.07%) DBA
18 129 (2.05%) Solutions Architect
19 127 (2.02%) Java Developer
20 122 (1.94%) Oracle Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 505 (8.04%) .NET
2 369 (5.87%) HTML
3 289 (4.60%) CSS
4 276 (4.39%) ASP.NET
5 213 (3.39%) Web Services
6 210 (3.34%) XML
7 173 (2.75%) J2EE
8 164 (2.61%) WCF
9 163 (2.59%) .NET Framework
10 156 (2.48%) HTML5
11 152 (2.42%) Middleware
12 122 (1.94%) Spring
13 117 (1.86%) jQuery
14 116 (1.85%) Entity Framework
15 108 (1.72%) ASP.NET MVC
16 105 (1.67%) JSP
17 99 (1.58%) Hibernate
18 92 (1.46%) Oracle Fusion
19 89 (1.42%) CSS3
20 79 (1.26%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 530 (8.43%) Analytical Skills
2 347 (5.52%) Data Centre
3 314 (5.00%) Management Information System
4 264 (4.20%) Computer Science
5 189 (3.01%) Clustering
6 161 (2.56%) Mathematics
7 139 (2.21%) CESG
8 128 (2.04%) GIS
9 123 (1.96%) Replication
10 99 (1.58%) Visualisation
11 91 (1.45%) PKI
12 85 (1.35%) Blackberry
13 74 (1.18%) RMADS
14 60 (0.95%) Oracle Exalogic
15 51 (0.81%) Physics
16 50 (0.80%) Life Science
16 50 (0.80%) User Experience
17 47 (0.75%) Statistics
18 46 (0.73%) Fat Client
18 46 (0.73%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 1602 (25.49%) Windows
2 959 (15.26%) Linux
3 585 (9.31%) UNIX
4 422 (6.71%) Windows Server 2008
5 294 (4.68%) Windows Server 2012
6 283 (4.50%) Windows Server 2003
7 260 (4.14%) Windows 7
8 134 (2.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 130 (2.07%) Solaris
10 126 (2.00%) Windows XP
11 55 (0.88%) Windows 8
12 53 (0.84%) AIX
13 47 (0.75%) Android
14 46 (0.73%) Ubuntu
15 44 (0.70%) CentOS
16 28 (0.45%) HPUX
17 25 (0.40%) Apple iOS
18 24 (0.38%) Windows 2000
19 21 (0.33%) Oracle Linux
20 16 (0.25%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1274 (20.27%) ITIL
2 845 (13.44%) Agile Software Development
3 564 (8.97%) Project Management
4 505 (8.04%) Information Security
5 459 (7.30%) Service Management
6 418 (6.65%) Software Engineering
7 406 (6.46%) Cyber Security
8 405 (6.44%) Service Delivery
9 352 (5.60%) Scrum
10 335 (5.33%) Change Management
11 320 (5.09%) PRINCE2
12 319 (5.08%) Business Intelligence
13 295 (4.69%) Mentoring
14 292 (4.65%) Stakeholder Management
15 289 (4.60%) Configuration Management
16 286 (4.55%) UML
17 256 (4.07%) Incident Management
18 249 (3.96%) Risk Management
19 221 (3.52%) MVC
20 219 (3.48%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 826 (13.14%) C
2 783 (12.46%) SQL
3 636 (10.12%) Java
4 471 (7.49%) C#
5 437 (6.95%) C++
6 343 (5.46%) JavaScript
7 289 (4.60%) Python
8 197 (3.13%) PowerShell
9 178 (2.83%) Perl
10 144 (2.29%) Bash Shell
11 116 (1.85%) Shell Script
12 115 (1.83%) PL/SQL
13 108 (1.72%) Ruby
14 83 (1.32%) VB.NET
15 68 (1.08%) VB
16 64 (1.02%) T-SQL
17 61 (0.97%) PHP
18 45 (0.72%) VBA
19 44 (0.70%) VBScript
20 30 (0.48%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 3997 (63.60%) SC Cleared
2 1425 (22.67%) DV Cleared
3 942 (14.99%) Degree
4 607 (9.66%) Cisco Certification
5 367 (5.84%) CCNP
6 356 (5.66%) CCNA
7 288 (4.58%) Microsoft Certification
8 284 (4.52%) CISSP
9 168 (2.67%) MCP
10 145 (2.31%) MCSE
11 143 (2.28%) CISM
12 122 (1.94%) CCSA
13 115 (1.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 111 (1.77%) ISTQB
15 103 (1.64%) CCIE
16 102 (1.62%) ISEB
17 98 (1.56%) ITIL Certification
18 77 (1.23%) CCA
18 77 (1.23%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
19 75 (1.19%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 431 (6.86%) SLA
2 242 (3.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 158 (2.51%) QA
4 112 (1.78%) PCI DSS
5 55 (0.88%) JSP 440
6 53 (0.84%) COBIT
7 31 (0.49%) ISO 9001
8 19 (0.30%) MiFID
8 19 (0.30%) EMIR
8 19 (0.30%) CRD IV
9 10 (0.16%) Data Quality
9 10 (0.16%) GPG13
10 6 (0.095%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 5 (0.080%) ISO 9000
12 4 (0.064%) IEC 61508
12 4 (0.064%) FISMA
13 3 (0.048%) Dodd-Frank
13 3 (0.048%) DO-178B
13 3 (0.048%) TickIT
14 2 (0.032%) BS7799
System Software
1 676 (10.76%) Active Directory
2 618 (9.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 292 (4.65%) Hyper-V
4 161 (2.56%) XenApp
5 150 (2.39%) vSphere
6 134 (2.13%) Microsoft App-V
7 99 (1.58%) XenDesktop
8 82 (1.30%) VMware ESX
9 74 (1.18%) Oracle RAC
10 55 (0.88%) Terminal Services
11 44 (0.70%) XenServer
12 40 (0.64%) VMware ESXi
13 37 (0.59%) Firmware
14 36 (0.57%) vCloud
15 31 (0.49%) ISA Server
16 29 (0.46%) UAG
17 26 (0.41%) Samba
18 23 (0.37%) Xen
18 23 (0.37%) VirtualBox
18 23 (0.37%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 304 (4.84%) SCCM
2 166 (2.64%) SCOM
3 110 (1.75%) NetBackup
4 75 (1.19%) Puppet
5 74 (1.18%) Data Guard
6 58 (0.92%) HP SIM
7 56 (0.89%) Nessus
8 52 (0.83%) EMC NetWorker
9 50 (0.80%) Cisco Prime
10 48 (0.76%) Oracle RMAN
11 41 (0.65%) Nmap
12 40 (0.64%) WSUS
13 36 (0.57%) Hyperic
13 36 (0.57%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
13 36 (0.57%) HP Data Protector
14 35 (0.56%) HP Quality Center
14 35 (0.56%) SCVMM
15 34 (0.54%) Norton AntiVirus
16 32 (0.51%) Nagios
17 30 (0.48%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 1438 (22.88%) Microsoft
2 974 (15.50%) Oracle
3 867 (13.79%) Cisco
4 829 (13.19%) VMware
5 459 (7.30%) HP
6 396 (6.30%) Citrix
7 371 (5.90%) Juniper
8 290 (4.61%) CheckPoint
9 191 (3.04%) Symantec
10 179 (2.85%) F5
11 176 (2.80%) IBM
12 172 (2.74%) SAP
13 146 (2.32%) NetApp
14 145 (2.31%) EMC
15 127 (2.02%) Red Hat
16 98 (1.56%) Sun
17 94 (1.50%) McAfee
18 80 (1.27%) Remedy
19 77 (1.23%) SolarWinds
20 76 (1.21%) Blue Coat
London
Apsley Recruitment Limited
Salary: bonus & Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
South East
Sopra Steria Recruitment Limited
Posted: 6 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £30k - 35k per year + generous on call allowance
Posted: 12 hours ago
Hertfordshire
McGregor Boyall
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Connectus
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Pension, Holiday, Medical etc
Posted: 2 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £25000 - £36000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £25000 - £36000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
ISL
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
South East London
set2recruit
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
set2recruit
Salary: Up to £32,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35,000 - 50,000k + Competitive package
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35,000 - 50,000k + Competitive package
Posted: 2 days ago