The table below looks at the statistics for SC Cleared in IT jobs advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SC Cleared over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 85 83 33
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -50
Permanent jobs citing SC Cleared 15 12 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 1.46% 1.09% 5.60%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.52% 3.69% 22.50%
Number of salaries quoted 14 11 34
Average salary £35,000 £27,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.27% -31.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £22,500 £26,600
10% offered a salary of more than £57,700 £45,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
SC Cleared
South East

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

Qualifications Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
332 325 200
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 32.42% 29.57% 24.88%
Number of salaries quoted 294 293 170
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £23,800 £31,100
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

SC Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

SC Cleared Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

SC Cleared
Salary Trend in Kent

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

SC Cleared Salary Trend in Kent

SC Cleared
Salary Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SC Cleared across the Kent region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

SC Cleared Salary Histogram in Kent

SC Cleared
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SC Cleared within the Kent region over the 3 months to 29 August 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
Folkestone - 7 £30,000 -
West Malling +8 3 £42,500 +21.42%
Sittingbourne - 1 £24,000 -
SC Cleared
South East

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Kent region citing SC 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 SC Cleared.

1 24 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 11 (45.83%) Problem Management
2 11 (45.83%) ITIL
3 7 (29.17%) LAN
3 7 (29.17%) PBX
3 7 (29.17%) WAN
3 7 (29.17%) Service Management
3 7 (29.17%) Local Government
3 7 (29.17%) Continuous Improvement
3 7 (29.17%) Infrastructure Management
4 5 (20.83%) NetScaler
4 5 (20.83%) Cisco Nexus
4 5 (20.83%) Load Balancing
4 5 (20.83%) VMware
4 5 (20.83%) SCOM
4 5 (20.83%) Riverbed
4 5 (20.83%) Wireless
4 5 (20.83%) Websense
4 5 (20.83%) McAfee
4 5 (20.83%) Cisco
4 5 (20.83%) IBM
4 5 (20.83%) Microsoft
4 5 (20.83%) Citrix
4 5 (20.83%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (20.83%) Juniper
5 4 (16.67%) Tivoli
5 4 (16.67%) Tivoli Monitoring
5 4 (16.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 4 (16.67%) MS Exchange
5 4 (16.67%) Change Management

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Kent region citing SC 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 SC Cleared. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (16.67%) MS Exchange
1 4 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
1 4 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
1 4 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.17%) Lync
2 1 (4.17%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (29.17%) LAN
1 7 (29.17%) PBX
1 7 (29.17%) WAN
2 5 (20.83%) Wireless
2 5 (20.83%) NetScaler
2 5 (20.83%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (4.17%) Unified Communications
General
1 7 (29.17%) Local Government
2 1 (4.17%) Front Office
2 1 (4.17%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Military
Job Titles
1 7 (29.17%) Junior
1 7 (29.17%) Network Engineer
1 7 (29.17%) Service Manager
1 7 (29.17%) Junior Service Manager
2 2 (8.33%) Lead Security Consultant
2 2 (8.33%) Security Consultant
2 2 (8.33%) Consultant
2 2 (8.33%) Messaging Engineer
3 1 (4.17%) Project Manager
3 1 (4.17%) Analyst
3 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (4.17%) Migration Engineer
3 1 (4.17%) Support Analyst
3 1 (4.17%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Specialist
3 1 (4.17%) Voice Engineer
3 1 (4.17%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 1 (4.17%) Security Engineer
3 1 (4.17%) Exchange Engineer
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.33%) Windows
1 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (45.83%) ITIL
1 11 (45.83%) Problem Management
2 7 (29.17%) Service Management
2 7 (29.17%) Continuous Improvement
2 7 (29.17%) Infrastructure Management
3 5 (20.83%) Load Balancing
4 4 (16.67%) Change Management
4 4 (16.67%) Security Management
4 4 (16.67%) Migration
5 3 (12.50%) SIEM
6 1 (4.17%) Project Management
6 1 (4.17%) Information Security
6 1 (4.17%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.17%) C
Qualifications
1 24 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (20.83%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (16.67%) MCITP
4 1 (4.17%) MCSE
System Software
1 4 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.17%) Hyper-V
2 1 (4.17%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.17%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 5 (20.83%) SCOM
2 4 (16.67%) McAfee ePO
2 4 (16.67%) Tivoli
2 4 (16.67%) Tivoli Monitoring
2 4 (16.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (4.17%) SCCM
3 1 (4.17%) SCDPM
3 1 (4.17%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (4.17%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 5 (20.83%) Cisco
1 5 (20.83%) IBM
1 5 (20.83%) Microsoft
1 5 (20.83%) Citrix
1 5 (20.83%) Juniper
1 5 (20.83%) McAfee
1 5 (20.83%) Websense
1 5 (20.83%) VMware
1 5 (20.83%) Riverbed
2 4 (16.67%) HP
3 3 (12.50%) LogRhythm
3 3 (12.50%) Tripwire
4 2 (8.33%) CheckPoint
5 1 (4.17%) Symantec
5 1 (4.17%) Veeam
5 1 (4.17%) Tufin
5 1 (4.17%) ArcSight