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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Clearance
Rank 93 75 107
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +32
Permanent jobs citing Security Cleared 2853 3584 2670
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 3.01% 3.67% 2.78%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.86% 13.32% 10.25%
Number of salaries quoted 2066 2751 1928
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
-1.09% +10.97%
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
26262 26907 26043
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 27.74% 27.59% 27.13%
Number of salaries quoted 21288 21644 20712
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £71,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016. 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
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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 -19 914 £43,000 -4.44% 154
London -57 653 £56,250 +2.27% 153
South West +4 631 £42,500 -5.55% 137
West Midlands -31 149 £45,000 -10.00% 54
East of England -29 139 £55,000 +22.22% 23
Yorkshire +57 130 £45,000 +18.42% 18
North West -58 116 £47,500 +5.55% 35
East Midlands +27 87 £30,000 -33.33% 12
North East -9 12 £27,500 -27.63% 10
Midlands +9 2 £37,500 - 1
Security Cleared
UK

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 3688 (64.28%) SC Cleared
2 1212 (21.13%) Windows
3 1163 (20.27%) DV Cleared
4 1020 (17.78%) Degree
5 1017 (17.73%) ITIL
6 1004 (17.50%) Agile Software Development
7 1002 (17.47%) Oracle
8 994 (17.33%) Microsoft
9 989 (17.24%) Java
10 970 (16.91%) SQL
11 932 (16.25%) Linux
12 911 (15.88%) C
13 737 (12.85%) SQL Server
14 736 (12.83%) Finance
15 633 (11.03%) VMware
16 620 (10.81%) Cisco
17 619 (10.79%) Cybersecurity
18 600 (10.46%) Firewall
19 593 (10.34%) Unix
20 591 (10.30%) C#
21 582 (10.14%) Software Engineering
22 580 (10.11%) C++
23 546 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
24 537 (9.36%) Active Directory
25 525 (9.15%) MS Excel
26 511 (8.91%) Cisco Certification
27 497 (8.66%) Windows Server
28 489 (8.52%) .NET
29 473 (8.24%) HTML
30 462 (8.05%) JavaScript

Security Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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
1 275 (4.79%) SharePoint
2 165 (2.88%) MS Exchange
3 152 (2.65%) WebLogic
4 142 (2.48%) JBoss
5 113 (1.97%) IIS
6 110 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2010
7 109 (1.90%) Apache
8 108 (1.88%) Lync
9 67 (1.17%) Tomcat
10 60 (1.05%) WebSphere
11 59 (1.03%) SharePoint 2013
12 58 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2007
13 57 (0.99%) Apache Pig
14 56 (0.98%) Elasticsearch
15 53 (0.92%) Confluence
15 53 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2013
16 52 (0.91%) SAS
17 50 (0.87%) Node.js
18 44 (0.77%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
19 40 (0.70%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 525 (9.15%) MS Excel
2 234 (4.08%) MS Office
3 68 (1.19%) MS PowerPoint
4 66 (1.15%) MS Project
5 56 (0.98%) MS Visio
6 24 (0.42%) SPSS
7 17 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
8 10 (0.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 9 (0.16%) Photoshop
9 9 (0.16%) PowerPivot
10 7 (0.12%) Simulink
10 7 (0.12%) Windchill
11 6 (0.10%) Adobe Illustrator
12 5 (0.087%) AutoCAD
12 5 (0.087%) InfoPath
12 5 (0.087%) OmniGraffle
12 5 (0.087%) Pro/ENGINEER
12 5 (0.087%) PTC Creo
12 5 (0.087%) RoboHelp
13 3 (0.052%) GNU Octave
Business Applications
1 119 (2.07%) Oracle EBS
2 67 (1.17%) Oracle Applications
2 67 (1.17%) Oracle EBS R12
3 41 (0.71%) SAP CO
3 41 (0.71%) SAP FI
3 41 (0.71%) SAP FI/CO
4 40 (0.70%) Dynamics CRM
5 34 (0.59%) Oracle ERP
6 27 (0.47%) SAP HCM
7 25 (0.44%) Remedy ITSM
8 24 (0.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 23 (0.40%) SAP SRM
10 21 (0.37%) SAP HR
11 18 (0.31%) Oracle Payroll
11 18 (0.31%) SAP BPC
12 17 (0.30%) Oracle BPM
13 16 (0.28%) Oracle 11i
13 16 (0.28%) Oracle Financials
13 16 (0.28%) Oracle HRMS
14 15 (0.26%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 113 (1.97%) Office 365
2 94 (1.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 90 (1.57%) SaaS
4 86 (1.50%) Amazon AWS
5 54 (0.94%) SuccessFactors
6 53 (0.92%) IaaS
7 49 (0.85%) Cloud Computing
8 37 (0.64%) Azure Active Directory
9 34 (0.59%) PaaS
10 13 (0.23%) Amazon S3
11 12 (0.21%) Amazon EC2
11 12 (0.21%) Oracle CX
12 9 (0.16%) Google Cloud Platform
13 6 (0.10%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 6 (0.10%) Heroku
14 4 (0.070%) Google App Engine
15 3 (0.052%) Amazon EMR
16 2 (0.035%) Google Analytics
16 2 (0.035%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 600 (10.46%) Firewall
2 328 (5.72%) LAN
3 324 (5.65%) WAN
4 313 (5.46%) TCP/IP
5 273 (4.76%) Network Security
6 225 (3.92%) DNS
7 211 (3.68%) SAN
8 159 (2.77%) VPN
9 156 (2.72%) Internet
10 142 (2.48%) DHCP
11 139 (2.42%) Wireless
12 124 (2.16%) MPLS
13 120 (2.09%) Cisco ASA
14 115 (2.00%) BGP
15 96 (1.67%) HTTP
16 92 (1.60%) OSPF
17 87 (1.52%) Cisco Nexus
18 79 (1.38%) VoIP
19 74 (1.29%) IPsec
20 72 (1.26%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 737 (12.85%) SQL Server
2 283 (4.93%) Big Data
3 282 (4.92%) Oracle Database
4 181 (3.15%) Hadoop
5 163 (2.84%) Relational Database
6 157 (2.74%) MongoDB
7 155 (2.70%) MySQL
8 137 (2.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 132 (2.30%) Oracle Database 11g
10 117 (2.04%) NoSQL
11 103 (1.80%) Data Warehouse
12 94 (1.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 90 (1.57%) BusinessObjects
14 84 (1.46%) SQL Server 2012
15 83 (1.45%) RDBMS
16 80 (1.39%) SQL Server 2008
17 79 (1.38%) GIS
18 69 (1.20%) SAP BW
19 65 (1.13%) Oracle Database 10g
19 65 (1.13%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 140 (2.44%) Selenium
2 137 (2.39%) Git (software)
2 137 (2.39%) Visual Studio
3 135 (2.35%) JIRA
4 108 (1.88%) Subversion
5 107 (1.87%) Maven
6 103 (1.80%) JUnit
7 91 (1.59%) Team Foundation Server
8 86 (1.50%) Jenkins
8 86 (1.50%) Rational DOORS
9 67 (1.17%) Eclipse
10 55 (0.96%) Cucumber
11 51 (0.89%) HP UFT
12 49 (0.85%) LoadRunner
13 47 (0.82%) Metasploit
14 42 (0.73%) Ant
15 38 (0.66%) Moq
16 33 (0.58%) Jasmine
17 30 (0.52%) JMeter
17 30 (0.52%) TeamCity
General
1 736 (12.83%) Finance
2 451 (7.86%) Telecoms
3 168 (2.93%) Manufacturing
4 166 (2.89%) Military
5 121 (2.11%) Banking
6 113 (1.97%) Legal
7 110 (1.92%) Aerospace
8 105 (1.83%) Marketing
9 94 (1.64%) Electronics
10 71 (1.24%) Law
11 55 (0.96%) Retail
12 49 (0.85%) Local Government
13 48 (0.84%) Billing
14 22 (0.38%) Publishing
15 21 (0.37%) Financial Institution
16 20 (0.35%) Advertising
17 17 (0.30%) Avionics
17 17 (0.30%) Welsh Language
18 16 (0.28%) Back Office
19 10 (0.17%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 935 (16.30%) Analyst
2 712 (12.41%) Developer
3 566 (9.87%) Architect
4 499 (8.70%) Consultant
5 290 (5.05%) Network Engineer
6 257 (4.48%) Software Engineer
7 228 (3.97%) Support Engineer
8 227 (3.96%) Project Manager
9 207 (3.61%) Administrator
10 204 (3.56%) DBA
11 197 (3.43%) Java Developer
12 185 (3.22%) Security Consultant
12 185 (3.22%) Support Analyst
13 170 (2.96%) Systems Engineer
14 144 (2.51%) Oracle DBA
14 144 (2.51%) Security Engineer
15 140 (2.44%) Solutions Architect
16 126 (2.20%) Infrastructure Engineer
17 124 (2.16%) Security Analyst
18 122 (2.13%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 489 (8.52%) .NET
2 473 (8.24%) HTML
3 314 (5.47%) CSS
4 303 (5.28%) XML
5 274 (4.78%) Web Services
6 244 (4.25%) J2EE
7 187 (3.26%) HTML5
8 183 (3.19%) Spring
9 181 (3.15%) Hibernate
10 159 (2.77%) ASP.NET
11 149 (2.60%) Middleware
12 140 (2.44%) Java EE
13 138 (2.41%) REST
14 123 (2.14%) SOAP
15 114 (1.99%) jQuery
16 97 (1.69%) CSS3
17 88 (1.53%) EJB
18 79 (1.38%) Oracle Fusion
19 78 (1.36%) JSON
20 73 (1.27%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 546 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
2 395 (6.89%) Management Information System
3 353 (6.15%) Computer Science
4 262 (4.57%) Data Centre
5 162 (2.82%) Mathematics
6 144 (2.51%) Driving Licence
7 126 (2.20%) Clustering
8 110 (1.92%) CESG
9 103 (1.80%) Cybercrime
10 94 (1.64%) User Experience
11 93 (1.62%) Replication
12 90 (1.57%) Visualisation
13 76 (1.32%) PKI
14 73 (1.27%) Security Operations Centre
15 63 (1.10%) Enterprise Software
16 62 (1.08%) Algorithms
17 57 (0.99%) Blackberry
18 52 (0.91%) Cyberthreat
19 50 (0.87%) Physics
20 47 (0.82%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1212 (21.13%) Windows
2 932 (16.25%) Linux
3 593 (10.34%) Unix
4 497 (8.66%) Windows Server
5 248 (4.32%) Windows Server 2008
6 210 (3.66%) Windows Server 2012
7 167 (2.91%) Windows Server 2003
8 145 (2.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 136 (2.37%) Android
10 130 (2.27%) Solaris
11 124 (2.16%) Windows 7
12 115 (2.00%) Apple iOS
13 86 (1.50%) Mac OS X
14 83 (1.45%) CentOS
15 75 (1.31%) Windows XP
16 52 (0.91%) Windows 8
17 50 (0.87%) AIX
18 36 (0.63%) Windows 2000
19 34 (0.59%) VxWorks
19 34 (0.59%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 1017 (17.73%) ITIL
2 1004 (17.50%) Agile Software Development
3 619 (10.79%) Cybersecurity
4 582 (10.14%) Software Engineering
5 440 (7.67%) Project Management
6 408 (7.11%) Information Security
7 360 (6.28%) UML
8 315 (5.49%) Scrum
9 301 (5.25%) Service Delivery
10 293 (5.11%) Business Intelligence
11 282 (4.92%) PRINCE2
12 281 (4.90%) Service Management
13 276 (4.81%) Stakeholder Management
14 275 (4.79%) Presales
15 252 (4.39%) Analytics
16 251 (4.38%) Configuration Management
17 250 (4.36%) Change Management
18 247 (4.31%) ERP
19 244 (4.25%) Penetration Testing
20 242 (4.22%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 989 (17.24%) Java
2 970 (16.91%) SQL
3 911 (15.88%) C
4 591 (10.30%) C#
5 580 (10.11%) C++
6 462 (8.05%) JavaScript
7 445 (7.76%) Python
8 203 (3.54%) Perl
9 158 (2.75%) PL/SQL
10 146 (2.54%) Ruby
11 141 (2.46%) Bash Shell
12 137 (2.39%) Shell Script
13 127 (2.21%) PowerShell
14 87 (1.52%) Objective-C
14 87 (1.52%) VB.NET
15 75 (1.31%) VB
16 74 (1.29%) PHP
17 65 (1.13%) Scala
18 52 (0.91%) T-SQL
19 46 (0.80%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 3688 (64.28%) SC Cleared
2 1163 (20.27%) DV Cleared
3 1020 (17.78%) Degree
4 511 (8.91%) Cisco Certification
5 350 (6.10%) CISSP
6 349 (6.08%) CCNA
7 280 (4.88%) CCNP
8 222 (3.87%) Microsoft Certification
9 182 (3.17%) BPSS Clearance
10 162 (2.82%) MCSE
11 136 (2.37%) CISM
12 102 (1.78%) ISEB
13 101 (1.76%) SANS
14 97 (1.69%) CESG Certified Professional
14 97 (1.69%) ISTQB
15 90 (1.57%) GIAC
16 83 (1.45%) ITIL Certification
17 82 (1.43%) CREST Certified
18 81 (1.41%) CLAS
19 68 (1.19%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 319 (5.56%) SLA
2 175 (3.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 164 (2.86%) QA
4 101 (1.76%) PCI DSS
5 63 (1.10%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 57 (0.99%) JSP 440
7 46 (0.80%) RMADS
8 43 (0.75%) COBIT
9 35 (0.61%) Data Quality
10 28 (0.49%) ISO 9001
11 22 (0.38%) GPG13
12 19 (0.33%) Def Stans
13 18 (0.31%) DO-178B
14 17 (0.30%) Disclosure Scotland
15 15 (0.26%) ISO27002
16 14 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
17 11 (0.19%) FISMA
18 10 (0.17%) ISO22301
19 9 (0.16%) HMG Infosec
20 7 (0.12%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 537 (9.36%) Active Directory
2 426 (7.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 163 (2.84%) vSphere
4 142 (2.48%) Hyper-V
5 83 (1.45%) Oracle RAC
6 57 (0.99%) VMware ESX
7 51 (0.89%) XenApp
8 43 (0.75%) Docker
9 33 (0.58%) vCloud
10 32 (0.56%) BitLocker
11 27 (0.47%) Microsoft App-V
12 26 (0.45%) Terminal Services
13 24 (0.42%) VMware ESXi
14 23 (0.40%) Firmware
14 23 (0.40%) Oracle Clusterware
15 19 (0.33%) XenDesktop
16 18 (0.31%) XenServer
17 17 (0.30%) Microsoft Virtual Server
18 15 (0.26%) UAG
18 15 (0.26%) Xen
Systems Management
1 139 (2.42%) SCCM
2 118 (2.06%) Puppet
3 108 (1.88%) SCOM
4 91 (1.59%) Nessus
5 89 (1.55%) Oracle RMAN
6 77 (1.34%) NetBackup
7 74 (1.29%) Nmap
8 65 (1.13%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 63 (1.10%) Data Guard
9 63 (1.10%) Hyperic
10 50 (0.87%) Ansible
11 45 (0.78%) HP SIM
12 44 (0.77%) HP Quality Center
13 41 (0.71%) SCVMM
14 40 (0.70%) Cisco CUCM
14 40 (0.70%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
15 38 (0.66%) Forefront Identity Manager
16 37 (0.64%) Windows Intune
17 36 (0.63%) Cisco UCCX
17 36 (0.63%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 1002 (17.47%) Oracle
2 994 (17.33%) Microsoft
3 633 (11.03%) VMware
4 620 (10.81%) Cisco
5 364 (6.34%) SAP
6 304 (5.30%) Juniper
7 299 (5.21%) HP
8 223 (3.89%) Citrix
9 169 (2.95%) Symantec
10 160 (2.79%) NetApp
11 157 (2.74%) CheckPoint
12 147 (2.56%) Remedy
13 145 (2.53%) IBM
14 115 (2.00%) SolarWinds
15 114 (1.99%) Red Hat
16 107 (1.87%) EMC
17 99 (1.73%) F5
18 80 (1.39%) McAfee
19 75 (1.31%) Palo Alto
20 66 (1.15%) ArcSight
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Salary: £25000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
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West Midlands (County)
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Basingstoke, Hampshire
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