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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Clearance
Rank 92 74 98
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +24
Permanent jobs citing Security Cleared 3113 3761 2797
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 3.04% 3.51% 2.81%
As % of the Qualifications category 11.21% 13.00% 10.42%
Number of salaries quoted 2381 2629 2009
Average salary £45,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.21% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,125 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £71,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +11.76%
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
27767 28927 26850
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 27.16% 27.00% 27.00%
Number of salaries quoted 22508 22627 22033
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 1169 £45,000 -3.22% 169
London +14 754 £55,000 +10.00% 139
South West +4 513 £42,500 +3.65% 98
East of England -47 180 £50,000 -9.09% 35
North West -37 160 £32,500 -27.77% 46
West Midlands -58 151 £48,000 -20.00% 20
East Midlands +18 109 £40,000 - 18
Yorkshire +24 94 £45,000 +52.80% 35
North East -34 17 £38,250 +4.79% 9
Security Cleared
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Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 3863 (62.76%) SC Cleared
2 1482 (24.08%) Windows
3 1382 (22.45%) DV Cleared
4 1352 (21.97%) Microsoft
5 1219 (19.81%) ITIL
6 1021 (16.59%) Oracle
7 1017 (16.52%) Degree
8 960 (15.60%) Linux
9 879 (14.28%) Agile Software Development
10 865 (14.05%) C
11 834 (13.55%) Cisco
12 787 (12.79%) VMware
13 767 (12.46%) SQL
14 727 (11.81%) MS Excel
15 726 (11.80%) Finance
16 693 (11.26%) Java
17 691 (11.23%) Firewall
18 641 (10.41%) SQL Server
19 618 (10.04%) Active Directory
20 608 (9.88%) UNIX
21 589 (9.57%) VMware Infrastructure
22 588 (9.55%) Cisco Certification
23 568 (9.23%) Analytical Skills
24 567 (9.21%) Project Management
25 498 (8.09%) .NET
26 487 (7.91%) C#
27 463 (7.52%) Information Security
28 446 (7.25%) SharePoint
29 443 (7.20%) C++
30 441 (7.16%) Telecoms

Security Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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
1 446 (7.25%) SharePoint
2 228 (3.70%) MS Exchange
3 198 (3.22%) IIS
4 164 (2.66%) Exchange Server 2010
5 149 (2.42%) WebLogic
6 122 (1.98%) Lync
7 116 (1.88%) SharePoint 2013
8 111 (1.80%) Exchange Server 2007
9 94 (1.53%) SharePoint 2010
10 90 (1.46%) JBoss
11 76 (1.23%) WebSphere
11 76 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2013
12 66 (1.07%) Apache
13 61 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2003
14 59 (0.96%) SAS
15 58 (0.94%) Documentum
16 55 (0.89%) Elasticsearch
17 53 (0.86%) Tomcat
17 53 (0.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
18 46 (0.75%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 727 (11.81%) MS Excel
2 311 (5.05%) MS Office
3 88 (1.43%) MS PowerPoint
4 75 (1.22%) MS Visio
5 55 (0.89%) MS Project
6 37 (0.60%) InfoPath
7 21 (0.34%) SPSS
8 9 (0.15%) Photoshop
8 9 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
9 7 (0.11%) Adobe Illustrator
10 6 (0.097%) Acrobat
11 5 (0.081%) InDesign
11 5 (0.081%) PowerPivot
12 3 (0.049%) Simulink
13 2 (0.032%) S-PLUS
13 2 (0.032%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 2 (0.032%) Windchill
14 1 (0.016%) OmniGraffle
14 1 (0.016%) Siemens NX
14 1 (0.016%) FrameMaker
Business Applications
1 195 (3.17%) Oracle EBS
2 155 (2.52%) Oracle EBS R12
3 87 (1.41%) Oracle Applications
4 69 (1.12%) Dynamics CRM
5 37 (0.60%) Oracle General Ledger
5 37 (0.60%) Oracle Receivables
5 37 (0.60%) Oracle Payables
6 34 (0.55%) Oracle Financials
7 31 (0.50%) Oracle HRMS
8 28 (0.45%) Oracle ERP
9 25 (0.41%) Remedy ITSM
9 25 (0.41%) Oracle Cash Management
10 24 (0.39%) Oracle 11i
11 22 (0.36%) Oracle Assets
12 21 (0.34%) Oracle E-Business Tax
13 18 (0.29%) Oracle iProcurement
13 18 (0.29%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
13 18 (0.29%) Oracle Payroll
13 18 (0.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
14 17 (0.28%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 147 (2.39%) Office 365
2 58 (0.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 51 (0.83%) SaaS
4 42 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
5 29 (0.47%) Amazon AWS
6 21 (0.34%) PaaS
7 20 (0.32%) Azure Active Directory
8 19 (0.31%) IaaS
9 15 (0.24%) Amazon EC2
9 15 (0.24%) SuccessFactors
10 13 (0.21%) Amazon S3
10 13 (0.21%) Amazon EMR
11 10 (0.16%) Taleo
12 5 (0.081%) Yammer
12 5 (0.081%) Responsys
13 2 (0.032%) Google Cloud Platform
13 2 (0.032%) Google App Engine
14 1 (0.016%) Heroku
14 1 (0.016%) Veeva
14 1 (0.016%) Dropbox
Communications & Networking
1 691 (11.23%) Firewall
2 406 (6.60%) LAN
3 389 (6.32%) WAN
4 338 (5.49%) DNS
5 287 (4.66%) TCP/IP
6 276 (4.48%) SAN
7 248 (4.03%) DHCP
8 202 (3.28%) Wireless
9 194 (3.15%) Network Security
10 163 (2.65%) Cisco ASA
11 139 (2.26%) Cisco Nexus
12 131 (2.13%) Internet
13 127 (2.06%) HTTP
14 126 (2.05%) BGP
15 122 (1.98%) VoIP
16 98 (1.59%) VPN
17 92 (1.49%) OSPF
18 85 (1.38%) MPLS
19 72 (1.17%) Wireshark
20 69 (1.12%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 641 (10.41%) SQL Server
2 242 (3.93%) Oracle Database
3 170 (2.76%) MySQL
4 168 (2.73%) Relational Database
5 133 (2.16%) Big Data
6 132 (2.14%) SQL Server 2008
7 131 (2.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 122 (1.98%) Oracle Database 11g
9 121 (1.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 111 (1.80%) Data Warehouse
11 101 (1.64%) MongoDB
12 81 (1.32%) Hadoop
13 73 (1.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 73 (1.19%) Oracle Exadata
14 69 (1.12%) RDBMS
15 66 (1.07%) Oracle Reports
16 64 (1.04%) QlikView
17 61 (0.99%) Oracle BI EE
18 56 (0.91%) NoSQL
19 51 (0.83%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 186 (3.02%) Visual Studio
2 135 (2.19%) Git (software)
3 130 (2.11%) Subversion
4 88 (1.43%) Selenium
5 83 (1.35%) JIRA
6 79 (1.28%) Team Foundation Server
7 72 (1.17%) Maven
8 71 (1.15%) Rational DOORS
9 69 (1.12%) Jenkins
10 51 (0.83%) JUnit
10 51 (0.83%) LoadRunner
11 50 (0.81%) Eclipse
12 43 (0.70%) Oracle Forms
13 41 (0.67%) ClearCase
14 38 (0.62%) Ant
15 36 (0.58%) NUnit
16 34 (0.55%) VSS/SourceSafe
17 33 (0.54%) Metasploit
18 26 (0.42%) HP UFT
19 25 (0.41%) WebDriver
General
1 726 (11.80%) Finance
2 441 (7.16%) Telecoms
3 154 (2.50%) Manufacturing
4 139 (2.26%) Retail
5 130 (2.11%) Military
6 104 (1.69%) Banking
7 74 (1.20%) Marketing
8 73 (1.19%) Legal
9 71 (1.15%) Aerospace
10 60 (0.97%) Electronics
11 54 (0.88%) Publishing
12 50 (0.81%) Law
13 31 (0.50%) General Ledger
14 22 (0.36%) Advertising
15 21 (0.34%) Back Office
15 21 (0.34%) Local Government
16 18 (0.29%) Financial Institution
17 14 (0.23%) Billing
17 14 (0.23%) Welsh Language
18 11 (0.18%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 934 (15.17%) Analyst
2 682 (11.08%) Developer
3 649 (10.54%) Consultant
4 602 (9.78%) Architect
5 310 (5.04%) Project Manager
6 296 (4.81%) Network Engineer
7 241 (3.92%) Software Engineer
8 232 (3.77%) Support Engineer
9 227 (3.69%) Administrator
10 206 (3.35%) Security Consultant
11 180 (2.92%) Business Analyst
12 178 (2.89%) Systems Engineer
13 155 (2.52%) Support Analyst
14 153 (2.49%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 151 (2.45%) DBA
16 144 (2.34%) Java Developer
17 143 (2.32%) Solutions Architect
17 143 (2.32%) Systems Administrator
18 142 (2.31%) Test Analyst
19 141 (2.29%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 498 (8.09%) .NET
2 371 (6.03%) HTML
3 294 (4.78%) CSS
4 257 (4.18%) ASP.NET
5 232 (3.77%) Web Services
6 205 (3.33%) XML
7 181 (2.94%) J2EE
8 152 (2.47%) WCF
8 152 (2.47%) HTML5
9 148 (2.40%) .NET Framework
10 144 (2.34%) Middleware
11 129 (2.10%) Spring
12 119 (1.93%) Hibernate
12 119 (1.93%) jQuery
13 107 (1.74%) ASP.NET MVC
14 102 (1.66%) Oracle Fusion
14 102 (1.66%) Entity Framework
15 91 (1.48%) JSP
16 89 (1.45%) CSS3
17 88 (1.43%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 568 (9.23%) Analytical Skills
2 336 (5.46%) Management Information System
3 309 (5.02%) Data Centre
4 286 (4.65%) Computer Science
5 176 (2.86%) Clustering
6 157 (2.55%) Mathematics
7 142 (2.31%) CESG
8 119 (1.93%) Replication
9 110 (1.79%) GIS
10 97 (1.58%) Visualisation
11 91 (1.48%) PKI
12 85 (1.38%) Blackberry
13 72 (1.17%) Oracle Exalogic
14 63 (1.02%) RMADS
15 50 (0.81%) User Experience
16 47 (0.76%) Physics
17 45 (0.73%) Enterprise Software
17 45 (0.73%) Algorithms
18 41 (0.67%) Fat Client
18 41 (0.67%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 1482 (24.08%) Windows
2 960 (15.60%) Linux
3 608 (9.88%) UNIX
4 412 (6.69%) Windows Server 2008
5 276 (4.48%) Windows Server 2012
6 257 (4.18%) Windows Server 2003
7 234 (3.80%) Windows 7
8 118 (1.92%) Solaris
9 109 (1.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 106 (1.72%) Windows XP
11 63 (1.02%) Android
12 52 (0.84%) AIX
12 52 (0.84%) Windows 8
13 45 (0.73%) Apple iOS
14 42 (0.68%) Ubuntu
15 37 (0.60%) CentOS
16 25 (0.41%) Windows 2000
17 21 (0.34%) HPUX
17 21 (0.34%) Oracle Linux
18 19 (0.31%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 1219 (19.81%) ITIL
2 879 (14.28%) Agile Software Development
3 567 (9.21%) Project Management
4 463 (7.52%) Information Security
5 419 (6.81%) Service Management
5 419 (6.81%) Software Engineering
6 409 (6.65%) Cyber Security
7 386 (6.27%) Service Delivery
8 367 (5.96%) Scrum
9 341 (5.54%) Change Management
10 317 (5.15%) PRINCE2
11 305 (4.96%) Business Intelligence
12 296 (4.81%) Stakeholder Management
13 283 (4.60%) UML
14 281 (4.57%) Mentoring
15 273 (4.44%) Configuration Management
16 237 (3.85%) SDLC
17 233 (3.79%) Incident Management
18 223 (3.62%) Risk Management
19 214 (3.48%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 865 (14.05%) C
2 767 (12.46%) SQL
3 693 (11.26%) Java
4 487 (7.91%) C#
5 443 (7.20%) C++
6 355 (5.77%) JavaScript
7 289 (4.70%) Python
8 194 (3.15%) PowerShell
9 175 (2.84%) Perl
10 130 (2.11%) Shell Script
10 130 (2.11%) Bash Shell
11 123 (2.00%) PL/SQL
12 111 (1.80%) Ruby
13 78 (1.27%) VB.NET
14 60 (0.97%) VB
15 55 (0.89%) T-SQL
16 53 (0.86%) PHP
17 33 (0.54%) VBScript
18 32 (0.52%) VBA
19 29 (0.47%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 3863 (62.76%) SC Cleared
2 1382 (22.45%) DV Cleared
3 1017 (16.52%) Degree
4 588 (9.55%) Cisco Certification
5 345 (5.61%) CCNP
6 342 (5.56%) CCNA
7 320 (5.20%) CISSP
8 286 (4.65%) Microsoft Certification
9 158 (2.57%) CISM
10 151 (2.45%) MCSE
11 132 (2.14%) MCP
12 120 (1.95%) ISTQB
13 105 (1.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 103 (1.67%) CCSA
15 98 (1.59%) CCIE
15 98 (1.59%) ISEB
16 95 (1.54%) ITIL Certification
17 82 (1.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
18 71 (1.15%) CCSE
19 65 (1.06%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 423 (6.87%) SLA
2 208 (3.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 178 (2.89%) QA
4 92 (1.49%) PCI DSS
5 57 (0.93%) COBIT
6 52 (0.84%) JSP 440
7 34 (0.55%) ISO 9001
8 19 (0.31%) EMIR
8 19 (0.31%) CRD IV
8 19 (0.31%) MiFID
9 12 (0.19%) Data Quality
10 10 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 9 (0.15%) GPG13
12 5 (0.081%) ISO 9000
13 4 (0.065%) IEC 61508
13 4 (0.065%) DO-178B
13 4 (0.065%) ISO/IEC 20000
13 4 (0.065%) FISMA
14 3 (0.049%) Dodd-Frank
14 3 (0.049%) TickIT
System Software
1 618 (10.04%) Active Directory
2 589 (9.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 257 (4.18%) Hyper-V
4 149 (2.42%) vSphere
5 148 (2.40%) XenApp
6 118 (1.92%) Microsoft App-V
7 94 (1.53%) VMware ESX
8 90 (1.46%) XenDesktop
9 84 (1.36%) Oracle RAC
10 53 (0.86%) Terminal Services
11 45 (0.73%) XenServer
12 41 (0.67%) VMware ESXi
13 37 (0.60%) vCloud
14 34 (0.55%) Firmware
15 32 (0.52%) UAG
16 30 (0.49%) ISA Server
17 25 (0.41%) Forefront TMG
18 22 (0.36%) Xen
18 22 (0.36%) EMC RecoverPoint
19 20 (0.32%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 271 (4.40%) SCCM
2 155 (2.52%) SCOM
3 110 (1.79%) NetBackup
4 83 (1.35%) Data Guard
5 74 (1.20%) Puppet
6 69 (1.12%) Nessus
7 62 (1.01%) HP SIM
8 56 (0.91%) Nmap
9 50 (0.81%) Oracle RMAN
10 47 (0.76%) EMC NetWorker
11 45 (0.73%) Hyperic
12 41 (0.67%) HP Data Protector
12 41 (0.67%) Norton AntiVirus
13 38 (0.62%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
14 35 (0.57%) Opscode Chef
15 32 (0.52%) Cisco Prime
15 32 (0.52%) HP Quality Center
15 32 (0.52%) SCVMM
16 31 (0.50%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
17 29 (0.47%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 1352 (21.97%) Microsoft
2 1021 (16.59%) Oracle
3 834 (13.55%) Cisco
4 787 (12.79%) VMware
5 433 (7.03%) HP
6 372 (6.04%) Citrix
7 352 (5.72%) Juniper
8 259 (4.21%) CheckPoint
9 221 (3.59%) SAP
10 208 (3.38%) Symantec
11 174 (2.83%) F5
12 173 (2.81%) IBM
13 161 (2.62%) NetApp
14 136 (2.21%) EMC
15 112 (1.82%) Red Hat
16 100 (1.62%) Remedy
17 97 (1.58%) McAfee
18 92 (1.49%) Sun
19 90 (1.46%) SolarWinds
20 80 (1.30%) Computacenter
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Salary: £50k - 60k per year + bonus + benefits
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Salary: £55,000 - £85,000
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Salary: 30,000-48,000 Depending on level
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