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 30 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Clearance
Rank 95 74 94
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +20
Permanent jobs citing Security Cleared 3087 3987 2992
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 2.99% 3.55% 2.90%
As % of the Qualifications category 11.05% 12.95% 10.49%
Number of salaries quoted 2279 2880 2141
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 £29,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £75,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
Security Cleared
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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
27931 30794 28521
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 27.04% 27.39% 27.67%
Number of salaries quoted 22320 24575 23344
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 £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,857 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.79% +2.14%

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 30 June 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 30 June 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 1200 £45,000 -3.22% 142
London +21 782 £55,000 +4.76% 126
South West -3 448 £42,500 - 58
East of England -21 227 £50,000 +1.01% 25
West Midlands -31 202 £48,000 -4.00% 34
North West -11 169 £37,500 -6.25% 47
Yorkshire +36 92 £40,000 +23.07% 11
East Midlands -29 49 £45,000 +12.50% 14
North East -22 33 £38,500 -0.06% 4
Security Cleared
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Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 4092 (64.73%) SC Cleared
2 1634 (25.85%) Windows
3 1479 (23.39%) Microsoft
4 1467 (23.20%) DV Cleared
5 1303 (20.61%) ITIL
6 946 (14.96%) Oracle
7 892 (14.11%) Linux
8 876 (13.86%) Degree
9 858 (13.57%) Cisco
10 854 (13.51%) VMware
11 818 (12.94%) SQL
12 788 (12.46%) Finance
13 773 (12.23%) C
14 759 (12.01%) Agile Software Development
15 746 (11.80%) Firewall
15 746 (11.80%) MS Excel
16 698 (11.04%) Active Directory
17 675 (10.68%) SQL Server
18 627 (9.92%) VMware Infrastructure
19 591 (9.35%) Cisco Certification
20 590 (9.33%) Java
21 555 (8.78%) UNIX
22 525 (8.30%) Project Management
23 511 (8.08%) SharePoint
24 509 (8.05%) HP
25 502 (7.94%) .NET
26 485 (7.67%) Information Security
27 481 (7.61%) Analytical Skills
28 473 (7.48%) C#
29 465 (7.36%) Service Management

Security Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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
1 511 (8.08%) SharePoint
2 300 (4.75%) MS Exchange
3 202 (3.20%) IIS
4 193 (3.05%) Exchange Server 2010
5 150 (2.37%) Lync
6 136 (2.15%) SharePoint 2013
7 128 (2.02%) SharePoint 2010
8 118 (1.87%) WebLogic
9 105 (1.66%) Exchange Server 2007
10 101 (1.60%) Exchange Server 2013
11 75 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2003
12 72 (1.14%) JBoss
13 66 (1.04%) Apache
14 62 (0.98%) WebSphere
15 60 (0.95%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
16 53 (0.84%) Documentum
17 51 (0.81%) Tomcat
17 51 (0.81%) BizTalk Server
18 50 (0.79%) Elasticsearch
19 48 (0.76%) SAS
Applications
1 746 (11.80%) MS Excel
2 284 (4.49%) MS Office
3 89 (1.41%) MS PowerPoint
4 66 (1.04%) MS Project
5 65 (1.03%) MS Visio
6 45 (0.71%) InfoPath
7 11 (0.17%) SPSS
8 8 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
9 7 (0.11%) Windchill
10 4 (0.063%) AutoCAD
11 3 (0.047%) Simulink
11 3 (0.047%) Photoshop
12 2 (0.032%) Stateflow
12 2 (0.032%) S-PLUS
12 2 (0.032%) FastStats
12 2 (0.032%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 1 (0.016%) OmniGraffle
13 1 (0.016%) PowerPivot
13 1 (0.016%) Maya
13 1 (0.016%) 3ds Max
Business Applications
1 203 (3.21%) Oracle EBS
2 195 (3.08%) Oracle EBS R12
3 110 (1.74%) Dynamics CRM
4 79 (1.25%) Oracle Applications
5 70 (1.11%) Oracle General Ledger
5 70 (1.11%) Oracle Payables
5 70 (1.11%) Oracle Receivables
6 52 (0.82%) Oracle HRMS
7 48 (0.76%) Remedy ITSM
8 43 (0.68%) Oracle Financials
9 38 (0.60%) Oracle Cash Management
10 34 (0.54%) Oracle ERP
11 33 (0.52%) Oracle Payroll
12 32 (0.51%) Oracle Assets
13 25 (0.40%) Oracle E-Business Tax
13 25 (0.40%) Dynamics AX
14 24 (0.38%) Oracle iProcurement
15 22 (0.35%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
16 19 (0.30%) SAP CO
16 19 (0.30%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 186 (2.94%) Office 365
2 85 (1.34%) Microsoft Azure
3 46 (0.73%) SaaS
4 44 (0.70%) Cloud Computing
5 24 (0.38%) Amazon AWS
6 20 (0.32%) PaaS
6 20 (0.32%) Azure Active Directory
7 17 (0.27%) Yammer
8 16 (0.25%) IaaS
9 13 (0.21%) Amazon EMR
9 13 (0.21%) Amazon EC2
9 13 (0.21%) Amazon S3
10 8 (0.13%) Taleo
11 5 (0.079%) Responsys
12 3 (0.047%) SuccessFactors
13 1 (0.016%) IBM SmartCloud
13 1 (0.016%) Google Cloud Platform
13 1 (0.016%) Joyent
13 1 (0.016%) Heroku
13 1 (0.016%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 746 (11.80%) Firewall
2 412 (6.52%) LAN
3 405 (6.41%) WAN
4 353 (5.58%) DNS
5 278 (4.40%) SAN
6 269 (4.25%) TCP/IP
7 266 (4.21%) DHCP
8 229 (3.62%) Wireless
9 184 (2.91%) Cisco ASA
10 182 (2.88%) Network Security
11 139 (2.20%) Cisco Nexus
12 120 (1.90%) Internet
13 112 (1.77%) VoIP
14 111 (1.76%) HTTP
15 110 (1.74%) VPN
16 99 (1.57%) BGP
17 85 (1.34%) SNMP
17 85 (1.34%) FWSM
18 84 (1.33%) Wireshark
19 82 (1.30%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 675 (10.68%) SQL Server
2 197 (3.12%) Oracle Database
3 164 (2.59%) Relational Database
4 160 (2.53%) SQL Server 2008
5 156 (2.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 152 (2.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 148 (2.34%) MySQL
8 120 (1.90%) Data Warehouse
9 101 (1.60%) Oracle Database 11g
10 96 (1.52%) Big Data
11 94 (1.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 75 (1.19%) MongoDB
13 70 (1.11%) RDBMS
14 58 (0.92%) Hadoop
14 58 (0.92%) QlikView
15 57 (0.90%) SQL Server 2005
16 51 (0.81%) Oracle Reports
17 48 (0.76%) Oracle BI EE
18 47 (0.74%) PostgreSQL
19 45 (0.71%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 177 (2.80%) Visual Studio
2 115 (1.82%) Subversion
3 110 (1.74%) Git (software)
4 82 (1.30%) Rational DOORS
5 80 (1.27%) Team Foundation Server
6 74 (1.17%) Jenkins
7 65 (1.03%) Maven
8 64 (1.01%) Oracle Forms
9 51 (0.81%) JIRA
10 46 (0.73%) Selenium
11 34 (0.54%) ClearCase
11 34 (0.54%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 33 (0.52%) Eclipse
13 31 (0.49%) LoadRunner
13 31 (0.49%) MSI
14 29 (0.46%) NUnit
15 28 (0.44%) Ant
16 23 (0.36%) TestDirector
16 23 (0.36%) CruiseControl
17 22 (0.35%) MSBuild
General
1 788 (12.46%) Finance
2 393 (6.22%) Telecoms
3 166 (2.63%) Retail
4 142 (2.25%) Manufacturing
5 139 (2.20%) Military
6 104 (1.65%) Banking
7 78 (1.23%) Electronics
8 76 (1.20%) Legal
9 75 (1.19%) Aerospace
10 58 (0.92%) Marketing
11 49 (0.78%) General Ledger
12 48 (0.76%) Publishing
13 43 (0.68%) Law
14 22 (0.35%) Advertising
14 22 (0.35%) Financial Institution
14 22 (0.35%) Local Government
15 18 (0.28%) Games
16 17 (0.27%) Back Office
17 12 (0.19%) Pharmaceutical
18 11 (0.17%) French Language
Job Titles
1 880 (13.92%) Analyst
2 764 (12.08%) Consultant
3 670 (10.60%) Developer
4 639 (10.11%) Architect
5 353 (5.58%) Project Manager
6 283 (4.48%) Network Engineer
7 265 (4.19%) Support Engineer
8 233 (3.69%) Software Engineer
9 227 (3.59%) Administrator
10 203 (3.21%) Security Consultant
11 187 (2.96%) Systems Engineer
12 171 (2.70%) Business Analyst
13 162 (2.56%) Systems Administrator
14 161 (2.55%) .NET Developer
15 158 (2.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
16 138 (2.18%) Test Analyst
17 137 (2.17%) Solutions Architect
18 128 (2.02%) Oracle Consultant
19 123 (1.95%) Java Developer
20 122 (1.93%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 502 (7.94%) .NET
2 356 (5.63%) HTML
3 292 (4.62%) ASP.NET
4 280 (4.43%) CSS
5 205 (3.24%) XML
6 194 (3.07%) Web Services
7 183 (2.89%) J2EE
8 163 (2.58%) .NET Framework
9 161 (2.55%) WCF
10 146 (2.31%) HTML5
11 138 (2.18%) Middleware
12 117 (1.85%) Spring
13 115 (1.82%) Entity Framework
14 114 (1.80%) jQuery
15 109 (1.72%) ASP.NET MVC
16 108 (1.71%) JSP
17 90 (1.42%) Hibernate
18 82 (1.30%) Oracle Fusion
19 80 (1.27%) CSS3
20 60 (0.95%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 481 (7.61%) Analytical Skills
2 396 (6.26%) Data Centre
3 305 (4.82%) Management Information System
4 240 (3.80%) Computer Science
5 204 (3.23%) Clustering
6 143 (2.26%) Mathematics
7 135 (2.14%) GIS
8 132 (2.09%) Replication
9 124 (1.96%) CESG
10 89 (1.41%) Visualisation
11 87 (1.38%) Blackberry
12 83 (1.31%) PKI
13 82 (1.30%) RMADS
14 56 (0.89%) Statistics
15 52 (0.82%) Physics
16 46 (0.73%) Life Science
17 42 (0.66%) Fat Client
17 42 (0.66%) Thin Client
17 42 (0.66%) Oracle Exalogic
17 42 (0.66%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1634 (25.85%) Windows
2 892 (14.11%) Linux
3 555 (8.78%) UNIX
4 457 (7.23%) Windows Server 2008
5 305 (4.82%) Windows Server 2003
6 294 (4.65%) Windows Server 2012
7 285 (4.51%) Windows 7
8 146 (2.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 145 (2.29%) Windows XP
10 124 (1.96%) Solaris
11 53 (0.84%) AIX
12 49 (0.78%) Windows 8
13 48 (0.76%) CentOS
14 44 (0.70%) Ubuntu
15 42 (0.66%) Android
16 41 (0.65%) HPUX
17 32 (0.51%) Windows 2000
18 23 (0.36%) Oracle Linux
19 21 (0.33%) Apple iOS
20 13 (0.21%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1303 (20.61%) ITIL
2 759 (12.01%) Agile Software Development
3 525 (8.30%) Project Management
4 485 (7.67%) Information Security
5 465 (7.36%) Service Management
6 410 (6.49%) Service Delivery
7 404 (6.39%) Software Engineering
8 381 (6.03%) Cyber Security
9 356 (5.63%) PRINCE2
10 326 (5.16%) Change Management
11 318 (5.03%) Business Intelligence
12 308 (4.87%) Mentoring
13 305 (4.82%) Scrum
14 283 (4.48%) Configuration Management
15 274 (4.33%) Stakeholder Management
16 265 (4.19%) UML
17 260 (4.11%) Incident Management
18 254 (4.02%) Risk Management
19 228 (3.61%) Migration
20 220 (3.48%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 818 (12.94%) SQL
2 773 (12.23%) C
3 590 (9.33%) Java
4 473 (7.48%) C#
5 405 (6.41%) C++
6 329 (5.20%) JavaScript
7 268 (4.24%) Python
8 204 (3.23%) PowerShell
9 168 (2.66%) Perl
10 147 (2.33%) Bash Shell
11 112 (1.77%) PL/SQL
12 103 (1.63%) Shell Script
13 94 (1.49%) Ruby
14 87 (1.38%) VB.NET
15 74 (1.17%) VB
16 72 (1.14%) PHP
17 67 (1.06%) T-SQL
18 53 (0.84%) VBScript
19 41 (0.65%) VBA
20 30 (0.47%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 4092 (64.73%) SC Cleared
2 1467 (23.20%) DV Cleared
3 876 (13.86%) Degree
4 591 (9.35%) Cisco Certification
5 362 (5.73%) CCNA
6 353 (5.58%) CCNP
7 285 (4.51%) Microsoft Certification
8 257 (4.07%) CISSP
9 170 (2.69%) MCP
10 148 (2.34%) MCSE
11 138 (2.18%) CCSA
12 129 (2.04%) CISM
13 113 (1.79%) CCIE
14 109 (1.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 105 (1.66%) ISTQB
16 103 (1.63%) ISEB
17 100 (1.58%) ITIL Certification
18 91 (1.44%) CCA
19 89 (1.41%) Citrix Certification
20 76 (1.20%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 428 (6.77%) SLA
2 246 (3.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 119 (1.88%) QA
4 106 (1.68%) PCI DSS
5 55 (0.87%) JSP 440
6 53 (0.84%) COBIT
7 31 (0.49%) ISO 9001
8 19 (0.30%) EMIR
8 19 (0.30%) CRD IV
8 19 (0.30%) MiFID
9 9 (0.14%) GPG13
10 8 (0.13%) Data Quality
11 5 (0.079%) ISO 9000
11 5 (0.079%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 3 (0.047%) TickIT
12 3 (0.047%) BS7799
12 3 (0.047%) JTAG
12 3 (0.047%) IEC 61508
12 3 (0.047%) Dodd-Frank
13 2 (0.032%) PMBOK
System Software
1 698 (11.04%) Active Directory
2 627 (9.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 294 (4.65%) Hyper-V
4 184 (2.91%) XenApp
5 153 (2.42%) Microsoft App-V
6 148 (2.34%) vSphere
7 118 (1.87%) XenDesktop
8 92 (1.46%) VMware ESX
9 60 (0.95%) Terminal Services
10 56 (0.89%) Oracle RAC
11 50 (0.79%) VMware ESXi
12 44 (0.70%) XenServer
13 40 (0.63%) vCloud
14 35 (0.55%) Firmware
15 30 (0.47%) ISA Server
15 30 (0.47%) Samba
16 27 (0.43%) UAG
17 21 (0.33%) Forefront TMG
18 18 (0.28%) Snort
18 18 (0.28%) Oracle Clusterware
Systems Management
1 330 (5.22%) SCCM
2 177 (2.80%) SCOM
3 117 (1.85%) NetBackup
4 76 (1.20%) Puppet
5 61 (0.96%) Cisco Prime
6 60 (0.95%) EMC NetWorker
7 58 (0.92%) HP SIM
8 54 (0.85%) Data Guard
9 50 (0.79%) Nessus
10 42 (0.66%) WSUS
11 41 (0.65%) Oracle RMAN
12 40 (0.63%) HP Data Protector
13 38 (0.60%) Norton AntiVirus
14 37 (0.59%) OpenView
14 37 (0.59%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
15 34 (0.54%) Hyperic
15 34 (0.54%) HP Quality Center
15 34 (0.54%) Nagios
15 34 (0.54%) SCVMM
16 33 (0.52%) Nmap
Vendors
1 1479 (23.39%) Microsoft
2 946 (14.96%) Oracle
3 858 (13.57%) Cisco
4 854 (13.51%) VMware
5 509 (8.05%) HP
6 414 (6.55%) Citrix
7 357 (5.65%) Juniper
8 310 (4.90%) CheckPoint
9 204 (3.23%) Symantec
10 178 (2.82%) IBM
11 172 (2.72%) SAP
12 170 (2.69%) F5
13 141 (2.23%) EMC
14 137 (2.17%) NetApp
15 135 (2.14%) Red Hat
16 98 (1.55%) Remedy
17 90 (1.42%) Sun
18 88 (1.39%) McAfee
19 84 (1.33%) AppSense
20 78 (1.23%) Fujitsu
City, London
Mortimer Bell International
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £23000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Mortimer Bell International
Salary: £70000 - £95000 per annum + Huge bonus structure and incentives
Posted: 3 hours ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 3 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus, Pension
Posted: 3 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £80,000 + multiple benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000- £70,000 + strong benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £70,000 plus an excellent package
Posted: 8 hours ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £80,000 plus an excellent package
Posted: 8 hours ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £50,000 plus an excellent package
Posted: 8 hours ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000- £60,000
Posted: 8 hours ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £100,000 plus an excellent package
Posted: 8 hours ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £80,000 - £100,000 plus an excellent package
Posted: 8 hours ago