The table below looks at the statistics for Security Cleared in IT jobs advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Security Cleared over the 3 months to 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Clearance
Rank 67 64 51
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -13
Permanent jobs citing Security Cleared 38 21 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 2.99% 2.22% 3.06%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.11% 7.66% 11.76%
Number of salaries quoted 10 4 17
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £29,313 £17,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,000 £61,750 £58,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £41,700 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+7.91% +4.25%
Security Cleared
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Essex region.

Qualifications Category
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
376 274 221
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 29.56% 28.99% 26.03%
Number of salaries quoted 297 175 179
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £22,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Security Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Security Cleared across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

Security Cleared Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Security Cleared
Salary Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Security Cleared across the Essex region.

Security Cleared Salary Trend in Essex

Security Cleared
Salary Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Security Cleared across the Essex region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015.

Security Cleared Salary Histogram in Essex

Security Cleared
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Cleared within the Essex region over the 3 months to 23 January 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
Southend-on-Sea - 5 - - 1
Chelmsford - 1 £52,500 -
Security Cleared
East of England

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the Essex 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 37 (61.67%) SC Cleared
2 32 (53.33%) C
3 24 (40.00%) Degree
4 13 (21.67%) Software Engineering
4 13 (21.67%) MS Excel
4 13 (21.67%) Microsoft
4 13 (21.67%) Project Management
5 12 (20.00%) C#
5 12 (20.00%) .NET
6 11 (18.33%) JavaScript
6 11 (18.33%) Electronics
7 10 (16.67%) MS Office
7 10 (16.67%) DV Cleared
8 9 (15.00%) ASP.NET
8 9 (15.00%) ITIL
8 9 (15.00%) Risk Management
9 7 (11.67%) Finance
9 7 (11.67%) CSS
9 7 (11.67%) SQL Server
9 7 (11.67%) HTML
9 7 (11.67%) jQuery
9 7 (11.67%) Telematics
10 6 (10.00%) Image Processing
10 6 (10.00%) Open Source
10 6 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
10 6 (10.00%) Physics
10 6 (10.00%) Windows
10 6 (10.00%) CRM
10 6 (10.00%) SharePoint
10 6 (10.00%) OOD

Security Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the Essex 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 6 (10.00%) SharePoint
2 4 (6.67%) IIS
3 2 (3.33%) JBoss
3 2 (3.33%) Apache
3 2 (3.33%) Lync
4 1 (1.67%) CMS
4 1 (1.67%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 13 (21.67%) MS Excel
2 10 (16.67%) MS Office
3 2 (3.33%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (1.67%) Simulink
4 1 (1.67%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (8.33%) SAP CRM
2 4 (6.67%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.33%) Firewall
2 4 (6.67%) Wireless
3 3 (5.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (3.33%) DNS
4 2 (3.33%) Internet
4 2 (3.33%) MPLS
4 2 (3.33%) GSM
4 2 (3.33%) WAN
4 2 (3.33%) FTP
4 2 (3.33%) HTTP
4 2 (3.33%) SSH
4 2 (3.33%) Network Security
5 1 (1.67%) PBX
5 1 (1.67%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (11.67%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.67%) Relational Database
3 2 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (3.33%) Firebird
Development Applications
1 4 (6.67%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (3.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (18.33%) Electronics
2 7 (11.67%) Finance
3 5 (8.33%) Automotive
4 3 (5.00%) Manufacturing
4 3 (5.00%) Billing
5 2 (3.33%) Marketing
6 1 (1.67%) Aerospace
6 1 (1.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (15.00%) Project Manager
2 8 (13.33%) Developer
3 7 (11.67%) Software Engineer
3 7 (11.67%) Systems Engineer
4 5 (8.33%) Architect
4 5 (8.33%) Consultant
4 5 (8.33%) .NET Developer
5 4 (6.67%) Principal Engineer
6 3 (5.00%) Web Developer
6 3 (5.00%) Technology Consultant
6 3 (5.00%) Network Architect
6 3 (5.00%) Quality Engineer
6 3 (5.00%) Analyst
6 3 (5.00%) Systems Support
7 2 (3.33%) Systems Administrator
7 2 (3.33%) Support Engineer
7 2 (3.33%) Support Consultant
7 2 (3.33%) Administrator
7 2 (3.33%) Enterprise Architect
7 2 (3.33%) SAP SD Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (20.00%) .NET
2 9 (15.00%) ASP.NET
3 7 (11.67%) CSS
3 7 (11.67%) jQuery
3 7 (11.67%) HTML
4 4 (6.67%) SOAP
4 4 (6.67%) Web Services
4 4 (6.67%) XML
5 2 (3.33%) JSP
5 2 (3.33%) Ext JS
5 2 (3.33%) .NET Framework
5 2 (3.33%) WCF
6 1 (1.67%) LINQ
6 1 (1.67%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (1.67%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.67%) Telematics
2 6 (10.00%) Open Source
2 6 (10.00%) Physics
2 6 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (8.33%) Algorithms
3 5 (8.33%) Management Information System
4 4 (6.67%) Mathematics
5 3 (5.00%) Computer Science
6 2 (3.33%) Statistics
6 2 (3.33%) Client/Server
6 2 (3.33%) CESG
6 2 (3.33%) PKI
6 2 (3.33%) Smartphone
7 1 (1.67%) PDA
7 1 (1.67%) CESG CLAS
7 1 (1.67%) Blackberry
7 1 (1.67%) GIS
7 1 (1.67%) IVR
7 1 (1.67%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (1.67%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 6 (10.00%) Windows
2 4 (6.67%) Linux
2 4 (6.67%) Windows 7
3 2 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.67%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (21.67%) Project Management
1 13 (21.67%) Software Engineering
2 9 (15.00%) Risk Management
2 9 (15.00%) ITIL
3 6 (10.00%) CRM
3 6 (10.00%) OOD
3 6 (10.00%) Image Processing
4 5 (8.33%) Network Management
4 5 (8.33%) Signal Processing
4 5 (8.33%) Analytics
4 5 (8.33%) Programme Management
5 4 (6.67%) Validation
5 4 (6.67%) Information Security
5 4 (6.67%) Asset Management
5 4 (6.67%) Data Management
5 4 (6.67%) Logistics
5 4 (6.67%) OOP
5 4 (6.67%) OO
6 3 (5.00%) UML
6 3 (5.00%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 32 (53.33%) C
2 12 (20.00%) C#
3 11 (18.33%) JavaScript
4 5 (8.33%) Python
4 5 (8.33%) C++
5 4 (6.67%) SQL
5 4 (6.67%) Shell Script
5 4 (6.67%) Perl
6 3 (5.00%) Java
7 2 (3.33%) VBScript
7 2 (3.33%) VB
7 2 (3.33%) PHP
7 2 (3.33%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.67%) MATLAB
8 1 (1.67%) Objective-C
8 1 (1.67%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 37 (61.67%) SC Cleared
2 24 (40.00%) Degree
3 10 (16.67%) DV Cleared
4 2 (3.33%) Postgraduate
4 2 (3.33%) MCSE
4 2 (3.33%) CCSA
4 2 (3.33%) CCSE
4 2 (3.33%) CCNP
4 2 (3.33%) CCNA
4 2 (3.33%) CCDA
4 2 (3.33%) CCDP
4 2 (3.33%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.67%) A+ Certification
5 1 (1.67%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.67%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (1.67%) CISSP
5 1 (1.67%) JNCIP
5 1 (1.67%) JNCIE
5 1 (1.67%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (5.00%) ISO 9001
2 3 (5.00%) QA
2 3 (5.00%) JSP 440
3 2 (3.33%) SLA
3 2 (3.33%) COBIT
System Software
1 6 (10.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.33%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (3.33%) XenDesktop
3 1 (1.67%) XenApp
3 1 (1.67%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (1.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 13 (21.67%) Microsoft
2 5 (8.33%) SAP
3 3 (5.00%) Cisco
3 3 (5.00%) Juniper
3 3 (5.00%) F5
4 2 (3.33%) Rackspace
4 2 (3.33%) CheckPoint
4 2 (3.33%) Citrix
4 2 (3.33%) Avaya