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

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Clearance
Rank 70 93 89
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -4
Permanent jobs citing Security Cleared 3796 2830 3342
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 3.50% 2.81% 3.02%
As % of the Qualifications category 12.99% 10.41% 10.62%
Number of salaries quoted 2660 2037 2757
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £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 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+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
29230 27193 31458
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 26.97% 26.98% 28.46%
Number of salaries quoted 22866 22323 26868
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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 1 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 1 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 1691 £46,000 +2.22% 154
London +57 718 £50,000 - 106
South West +7 421 £41,000 +2.50% 89
West Midlands +20 351 £60,000 +33.33% 17
East of England +36 298 £54,500 +48.29% 21
North West +63 257 £45,000 +11.11% 32
East Midlands -4 81 £39,000 -13.33% 6
Yorkshire -50 80 £29,900 -20.26% 12
North East +30 53 £36,500 +32.72% 16
Midlands +5 5 £47,000 -10.47%
Security Cleared
UK

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 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 4617 (61.78%) SC Cleared
2 1662 (22.24%) Windows
3 1506 (20.15%) Finance
4 1395 (18.67%) Microsoft
5 1228 (16.43%) ITIL
6 1190 (15.92%) DV Cleared
7 1145 (15.32%) Degree
8 1110 (14.85%) Oracle
9 1048 (14.02%) SQL
10 1007 (13.48%) Linux
11 940 (12.58%) Telecoms
12 875 (11.71%) Java
13 759 (10.16%) MS Excel
14 736 (9.85%) Retail
15 728 (9.74%) VMware
16 688 (9.21%) C#
17 650 (8.70%) Active Directory
18 601 (8.04%) Cisco
19 595 (7.96%) Firewall
20 591 (7.91%) Project Management
21 582 (7.79%) C
22 579 (7.75%) PRINCE2
23 578 (7.73%) C++
24 564 (7.55%) Software Engineering
25 550 (7.36%) .NET
26 547 (7.32%) HP
27 529 (7.08%) UNIX
28 516 (6.90%) SQL Server
29 487 (6.52%) SharePoint
30 486 (6.50%) Fujitsu

Security Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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
1 487 (6.52%) SharePoint
2 318 (4.26%) MS Exchange
3 213 (2.85%) Apache
4 186 (2.49%) WebLogic
5 177 (2.37%) Exchange Server 2003
6 165 (2.21%) Exchange Server 2010
7 157 (2.10%) IIS
8 131 (1.75%) Lync
9 126 (1.69%) SharePoint 2010
10 98 (1.31%) Exchange Server 2007
11 90 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2013
12 81 (1.08%) SharePoint Server
13 70 (0.94%) Oracle Workflow
14 68 (0.91%) WebSphere
15 66 (0.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
16 60 (0.80%) Tomcat
17 58 (0.78%) BizTalk Server
18 53 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2000
19 41 (0.55%) MS Project Server
20 34 (0.45%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 759 (10.16%) MS Excel
2 331 (4.43%) MS Office
3 163 (2.18%) MS Project
4 77 (1.03%) MS Visio
5 62 (0.83%) MS PowerPoint
6 15 (0.20%) Simulink
7 14 (0.19%) InfoPath
8 13 (0.17%) AutoCAD
9 11 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
10 7 (0.094%) Acrobat
10 7 (0.094%) FrameMaker
11 6 (0.080%) Photoshop
12 5 (0.067%) CATIA
12 5 (0.067%) Revit
13 3 (0.040%) OmniGraffle
13 3 (0.040%) SPSS
14 2 (0.027%) Mathematica
14 2 (0.027%) Adobe Illustrator
14 2 (0.027%) Pro/ENGINEER
Business Applications
1 227 (3.04%) Oracle EBS
2 174 (2.33%) Oracle EBS R12
3 133 (1.78%) Oracle Applications
4 111 (1.49%) Oracle ERP
5 53 (0.71%) Dynamics CRM
6 52 (0.70%) Oracle Financials
7 46 (0.62%) Oracle HRMS
8 36 (0.48%) SAP MM
9 35 (0.47%) Oracle 11i
10 34 (0.45%) Oracle Receivables
10 34 (0.45%) Oracle Payables
10 34 (0.45%) Oracle General Ledger
11 32 (0.43%) Hyperion Planning
12 31 (0.41%) SAP FI
12 31 (0.41%) SAP FI/CO
12 31 (0.41%) SAP CO
13 30 (0.40%) Oracle iRecruitment
14 26 (0.35%) SAP SD
14 26 (0.35%) SAP CRM
15 24 (0.32%) Oracle iProcurement
Cloud Services
1 64 (0.86%) SaaS
2 48 (0.64%) Office 365
2 48 (0.64%) IaaS
3 44 (0.59%) PaaS
4 28 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
5 19 (0.25%) Taleo
6 15 (0.20%) Microsoft Azure
7 14 (0.19%) Amazon AWS
8 10 (0.13%) Amazon EC2
8 10 (0.13%) Amazon S3
8 10 (0.13%) Amazon EMR
9 7 (0.094%) Basecamp
10 3 (0.040%) Force.com
11 2 (0.027%) Google Apps
11 2 (0.027%) IBM SmartCloud
12 1 (0.013%) SuccessFactors
12 1 (0.013%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 595 (7.96%) Firewall
2 334 (4.47%) DNS
3 295 (3.95%) TCP/IP
4 249 (3.33%) Network Security
5 245 (3.28%) Internet
6 240 (3.21%) SAN
7 238 (3.18%) LAN
8 234 (3.13%) WAN
9 221 (2.96%) DHCP
10 220 (2.94%) HTTP
11 202 (2.70%) Wireless
12 167 (2.23%) VPN
13 126 (1.69%) SSL
14 90 (1.20%) Cisco ASA
15 89 (1.19%) LDAP
16 85 (1.14%) NAS
17 80 (1.07%) MPLS
18 78 (1.04%) Intrusion Detection
19 75 (1.00%) VoIP
20 73 (0.98%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 516 (6.90%) SQL Server
2 248 (3.32%) Oracle Database
3 161 (2.15%) MySQL
4 119 (1.59%) Oracle Database 11g
5 112 (1.50%) Data Warehouse
6 88 (1.18%) SQL Server 2008
7 82 (1.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 81 (1.08%) Relational Database
9 77 (1.03%) Oracle BI EE
10 75 (1.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 71 (0.95%) Hadoop
12 61 (0.82%) Oracle Reports
13 60 (0.80%) Oracle Discoverer
14 58 (0.78%) Big Data
15 57 (0.76%) SQL Server 2005
16 55 (0.74%) EDRMS
17 51 (0.68%) NoSQL
18 50 (0.67%) PostgreSQL
19 49 (0.66%) RDBMS
20 44 (0.59%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 133 (1.78%) Subversion
2 116 (1.55%) Visual Studio
3 113 (1.51%) JIRA
4 103 (1.38%) Selenium
5 99 (1.32%) LoadRunner
6 98 (1.31%) Rational DOORS
7 91 (1.22%) Team Foundation Server
8 76 (1.02%) Maven
9 64 (0.86%) Git (software)
10 62 (0.83%) Jenkins
11 59 (0.79%) QuickTest Pro
12 58 (0.78%) TestDirector
13 57 (0.76%) JUnit
14 53 (0.71%) Rational Rhapsody
15 51 (0.68%) Eclipse
16 49 (0.66%) Ant
17 46 (0.62%) Oracle Forms
18 40 (0.54%) GDB
19 39 (0.52%) ClearCase
20 34 (0.45%) GCC
General
1 1506 (20.15%) Finance
2 940 (12.58%) Telecoms
3 736 (9.85%) Retail
4 260 (3.48%) Military
5 187 (2.50%) Aerospace
6 171 (2.29%) Legal
7 151 (2.02%) Back Office
8 146 (1.95%) Electronics
9 117 (1.57%) Marketing
10 102 (1.36%) Banking
11 98 (1.31%) Manufacturing
12 97 (1.30%) Law
13 49 (0.66%) German Language
14 37 (0.50%) Advertising
15 33 (0.44%) Automotive
16 29 (0.39%) Games
17 28 (0.37%) Financial Institution
17 28 (0.37%) Local Government
18 19 (0.25%) Publishing
19 18 (0.24%) Billing
Job Titles
1 1056 (14.13%) Consultant
2 846 (11.32%) Developer
3 769 (10.29%) Architect
4 733 (9.81%) Analyst
5 425 (5.69%) Project Manager
6 362 (4.84%) Support Engineer
7 264 (3.53%) Software Engineer
8 223 (2.98%) Security Consultant
9 218 (2.92%) Network Engineer
10 199 (2.66%) Oracle Consultant
11 188 (2.52%) Solutions Architect
11 188 (2.52%) Test Manager
12 180 (2.41%) Administrator
13 173 (2.32%) DBA
14 171 (2.29%) Java Developer
15 160 (2.14%) Senior Manager
16 144 (1.93%) Technical Architect
17 142 (1.90%) Test Analyst
18 140 (1.87%) Security Engineer
19 133 (1.78%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 550 (7.36%) .NET
2 440 (5.89%) HTML
3 374 (5.00%) XML
4 263 (3.52%) Web Services
5 262 (3.51%) ASP.NET
6 197 (2.64%) CSS
6 197 (2.64%) Middleware
7 182 (2.44%) Spring
8 181 (2.42%) J2EE
9 170 (2.27%) Hibernate
10 158 (2.11%) SOAP
11 145 (1.94%) .NET Framework
12 141 (1.89%) jQuery
13 139 (1.86%) HTML5
14 122 (1.63%) WCF
15 84 (1.12%) Oracle Fusion
16 82 (1.10%) Ajax
17 63 (0.84%) JSON
18 58 (0.78%) JSF
19 57 (0.76%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 420 (5.62%) Management Information System
2 349 (4.67%) Computer Science
3 253 (3.39%) Open Source
4 198 (2.65%) PKI
5 193 (2.58%) Mathematics
6 151 (2.02%) Clustering
7 145 (1.94%) RMADS
8 133 (1.78%) CESG
9 123 (1.65%) Blackberry
10 97 (1.30%) Mobile App
11 95 (1.27%) Statistics
12 94 (1.26%) Physics
13 78 (1.04%) Enterprise Software
14 68 (0.91%) Embedded Systems
15 67 (0.90%) GIS
16 64 (0.86%) Replication
17 63 (0.84%) Data Integration
18 61 (0.82%) Firmware
19 51 (0.68%) CESG CLAS
20 47 (0.63%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 1662 (22.24%) Windows
2 1007 (13.48%) Linux
3 529 (7.08%) UNIX
4 410 (5.49%) Windows Server 2008
5 401 (5.37%) Windows Server 2003
6 238 (3.18%) Windows 7
7 207 (2.77%) Windows XP
8 176 (2.36%) Solaris
9 153 (2.05%) Windows Server 2012
10 132 (1.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 119 (1.59%) Android
12 102 (1.36%) HPUX
13 63 (0.84%) Windows 2000
14 58 (0.78%) Apple iOS
15 50 (0.67%) Windows 8
16 48 (0.64%) AIX
17 38 (0.51%) CentOS
18 32 (0.43%) Windows Vista
19 28 (0.37%) Ubuntu
20 27 (0.36%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 1228 (16.43%) ITIL
2 591 (7.91%) Project Management
3 579 (7.75%) PRINCE2
4 564 (7.55%) Software Engineering
5 467 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
6 465 (6.22%) Service Management
7 428 (5.73%) Information Security
8 387 (5.18%) Risk Management
9 328 (4.39%) Stakeholder Management
10 316 (4.23%) UML
11 308 (4.12%) Service Delivery
12 305 (4.08%) Scrum
13 293 (3.92%) Configuration Management
14 287 (3.84%) OO
15 280 (3.75%) Change Management
16 278 (3.72%) SOA
16 278 (3.72%) Incident Management
17 273 (3.65%) Migration
18 266 (3.56%) Business Intelligence
19 252 (3.37%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 1048 (14.02%) SQL
2 875 (11.71%) Java
3 688 (9.21%) C#
4 582 (7.79%) C
5 578 (7.73%) C++
6 422 (5.65%) JavaScript
7 241 (3.22%) Python
8 202 (2.70%) PowerShell
9 177 (2.37%) Perl
10 172 (2.30%) Shell Script
11 164 (2.19%) VB.NET
12 161 (2.15%) VB
13 113 (1.51%) PHP
14 111 (1.49%) Bash Shell
15 107 (1.43%) PL/SQL
16 92 (1.23%) ABAP
16 92 (1.23%) Ruby
17 76 (1.02%) T-SQL
18 70 (0.94%) MATLAB
19 63 (0.84%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4617 (61.78%) SC Cleared
2 1190 (15.92%) DV Cleared
3 1145 (15.32%) Degree
4 300 (4.01%) Cisco Certification
5 249 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
6 229 (3.06%) CISSP
6 229 (3.06%) ISEB
7 213 (2.85%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 169 (2.26%) CCNA
9 158 (2.11%) CCNP
9 158 (2.11%) CTC Cleared
10 155 (2.07%) ISTQB
11 126 (1.69%) CISM
12 124 (1.66%) MCP
13 123 (1.65%) MCSE
14 108 (1.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 94 (1.26%) ITIL Certification
16 74 (0.99%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 72 (0.96%) BC Cleared
18 71 (0.95%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 350 (4.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 314 (4.20%) SLA
3 310 (4.15%) QA
4 69 (0.92%) ISO 9001
4 69 (0.92%) PCI DSS
5 68 (0.91%) JSP 440
6 47 (0.63%) Data Quality
7 31 (0.41%) COBIT
8 21 (0.28%) DO-178B
9 18 (0.24%) TickIT
10 17 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 17799
11 16 (0.21%) ISO 9000
11 16 (0.21%) HMG Infosec
11 16 (0.21%) IEC 61508
12 11 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 10 (0.13%) JTAG
14 6 (0.080%) COSO
14 6 (0.080%) ISO/IEC 20000
15 5 (0.067%) HL7
15 5 (0.067%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 650 (8.70%) Active Directory
2 455 (6.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 236 (3.16%) Hyper-V
4 147 (1.97%) VMware ESX
5 121 (1.62%) vSphere
6 113 (1.51%) XenApp
7 94 (1.26%) Oracle RAC
8 93 (1.24%) VMware ESXi
9 64 (0.86%) Terminal Services
10 56 (0.75%) ISA Server
10 56 (0.75%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 50 (0.67%) Oracle RMAN
11 50 (0.67%) Snort
12 47 (0.63%) Microsoft App-V
13 45 (0.60%) vCloud
14 43 (0.58%) XenDesktop
15 20 (0.27%) Forefront TMG
16 19 (0.25%) NFS
17 13 (0.17%) VMware Workstation
17 13 (0.17%) UAG
Systems Management
1 215 (2.88%) SCCM
2 174 (2.33%) HP Quality Center
3 145 (1.94%) NetBackup
4 123 (1.65%) SCOM
5 94 (1.26%) Norton AntiVirus
6 70 (0.94%) Data Guard
7 60 (0.80%) WSUS
8 52 (0.70%) EMC NetWorker
9 51 (0.68%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 49 (0.66%) OpenView
11 46 (0.62%) HP SIM
11 46 (0.62%) Puppet
12 42 (0.56%) OpenView Configuration Management
13 38 (0.51%) Tivoli
14 37 (0.50%) Netcool
15 36 (0.48%) SCVMM
15 36 (0.48%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
15 36 (0.48%) McAfee ePO
16 34 (0.45%) SCDPM
17 33 (0.44%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 1395 (18.67%) Microsoft
2 1110 (14.85%) Oracle
3 728 (9.74%) VMware
4 601 (8.04%) Cisco
5 547 (7.32%) HP
6 486 (6.50%) Fujitsu
7 371 (4.96%) Citrix
8 310 (4.15%) Juniper
9 217 (2.90%) SAP
10 212 (2.84%) IBM
11 206 (2.76%) Symantec
12 190 (2.54%) CheckPoint
13 186 (2.49%) Red Hat
14 170 (2.27%) F5
15 149 (1.99%) McAfee
16 137 (1.83%) EMC
17 116 (1.55%) JBoss
18 110 (1.47%) Veritas
19 104 (1.39%) Remedy
20 97 (1.30%) NetApp
London
PWC
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Capita
Salary: Car
Posted: 19 hours ago
Bristol, Somerset
Boeing
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: Yesterday
South West
ISL
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000 per annum + good benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 + 5% bonus + 10% pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Taunton, Somerset
UKHO
Salary: £37,935 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
X4 Group
Salary: Market related
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
TribePost.co.uk
Salary: £50K+, DOE
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucestershire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 2 days ago
London
2Source Talent
Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
2Source Talent
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits.
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Careerwise UK Limited
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Pension, Bonus, Health
Posted: 2 days ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40K to 50K + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Vertical IT
Salary: £50000 - £72000 per annum + Travel + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
South East
EXCELerate
Salary: Circa £65k OTE £135k , Car Allowance £550 pcm, Health, Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
North West
Vertical IT
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + bonus and package
Posted: 2 days ago