The table below looks at the statistics for Security Cleared in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Security Cleared over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Clearance
Rank 183 247 231
Rank change year-on-year
+64 -16
Permanent jobs citing Security Cleared 736 509 605
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 1.55% 1.13% 1.19%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.24% 4.47% 4.70%
Number of salaries quoted 484 325 515
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £73,250 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+11.76% -
Security Cleared
England

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

Qualifications Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
11804 11394 12879
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 24.87% 25.35% 25.36%
Number of salaries quoted 9411 9292 11103
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £31,052
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,995 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.23% +2.48%

Security Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Security Cleared Jobs Demand Trend in London

Security Cleared
Salary Trend in London

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

Security Cleared Salary Trend in London

Security Cleared
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Security Cleared across the London region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

Security Cleared Salary Histogram in London

Security Cleared
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Cleared within the London region over the 3 months to 22 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
City of London +78 225 £50,000 - 50
Canary Wharf +13 9 £52,500 -25.00%
Hammersmith +1 5 £27,500 -31.25% 1
Croydon -14 5 £54,250 +55.00%
Enfield - 3 - -
Westminster -4 2 £46,000 -8.00% 1
Wembley - 2 £40,000 -
Feltham - 1 - -
Hayes - 1 - -
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £27,000 - 1
Security Cleared
England

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the London 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.

1 806 (55.97%) SC Cleared
2 373 (25.90%) Finance
3 276 (19.17%) ITIL
4 261 (18.13%) Windows
5 206 (14.31%) Degree
6 203 (14.10%) Oracle
7 195 (13.54%) Linux
8 179 (12.43%) Java
9 169 (11.74%) SQL
10 167 (11.60%) Retail
11 164 (11.39%) Microsoft
12 163 (11.32%) PRINCE2
12 163 (11.32%) HP
12 163 (11.32%) DV Cleared
13 146 (10.14%) Telecoms
14 143 (9.93%) VMware
15 141 (9.79%) QA
16 131 (9.10%) MS Excel
17 130 (9.03%) Service Management
18 123 (8.54%) Agile Software Development
18 123 (8.54%) Software Testing
19 121 (8.40%) Project Management
20 120 (8.33%) UNIX
21 111 (7.71%) Information Security
22 109 (7.57%) Firewall
23 94 (6.53%) Cisco
23 94 (6.53%) Open Source
24 87 (6.04%) Scrum
25 86 (5.97%) SLA
26 84 (5.83%) XML

Security Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the London 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 71 (4.93%) WebLogic
2 65 (4.51%) SharePoint
3 62 (4.31%) Apache
4 37 (2.57%) Tomcat
5 31 (2.15%) IIS
6 27 (1.88%) MS Exchange
7 21 (1.46%) Lync
8 19 (1.32%) WebLogic Portal
9 18 (1.25%) Confluence
10 17 (1.18%) Apache Pig
11 15 (1.04%) WebSphere
12 14 (0.97%) SharePoint 2010
12 14 (0.97%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 13 (0.90%) Oracle Service Bus
13 13 (0.90%) WebSphere Application Server
14 11 (0.76%) CMS
14 11 (0.76%) Oracle HTTP Server
14 11 (0.76%) SAS
15 10 (0.69%) WebSphere Process Server
15 10 (0.69%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 131 (9.10%) MS Excel
2 51 (3.54%) MS Office
3 21 (1.46%) MS Visio
4 13 (0.90%) MS Project
5 12 (0.83%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (0.21%) SPSS
6 3 (0.21%) InfoPath
7 2 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.14%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.069%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 31 (2.15%) Oracle EBS R12
1 31 (2.15%) Oracle EBS
2 29 (2.01%) Oracle Applications
3 24 (1.67%) Dynamics CRM
4 16 (1.11%) JDE OneWorld
5 11 (0.76%) SAP BPC
6 9 (0.63%) Oracle ERP
7 8 (0.56%) Oracle BPM
7 8 (0.56%) AquaLogic BPM
8 7 (0.49%) SAP FI/CO
8 7 (0.49%) SAP FI
8 7 (0.49%) SAP CO
8 7 (0.49%) Remedy ITSM
9 6 (0.42%) SAP PP
10 5 (0.35%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
10 5 (0.35%) SAP SD
11 4 (0.28%) SAP SRM
11 4 (0.28%) SAP MM
11 4 (0.28%) Oracle CRM
12 3 (0.21%) Oracle Payroll
Cloud Services
1 15 (1.04%) SaaS
2 14 (0.97%) PaaS
3 13 (0.90%) Amazon EMR
3 13 (0.90%) Amazon EC2
3 13 (0.90%) Amazon S3
4 12 (0.83%) Amazon AWS
4 12 (0.83%) IaaS
5 7 (0.49%) Office 365
5 7 (0.49%) Basecamp
6 4 (0.28%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (0.14%) Taleo
7 2 (0.14%) Google Apps
7 2 (0.14%) IBM SmartCloud
8 1 (0.069%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 109 (7.57%) Firewall
2 62 (4.31%) LAN
3 60 (4.17%) WAN
4 59 (4.10%) Wireless
5 57 (3.96%) HTTP
6 55 (3.82%) DNS
7 51 (3.54%) SAN
7 51 (3.54%) TCP/IP
8 46 (3.19%) VPN
9 42 (2.92%) Network Security
10 40 (2.78%) DHCP
11 37 (2.57%) NAS
12 32 (2.22%) Internet
13 24 (1.67%) IPsec
14 19 (1.32%) Wireless Security
15 18 (1.25%) LDAP
16 17 (1.18%) Wi-Fi
16 17 (1.18%) SSL
17 16 (1.11%) Cisco ASA
18 15 (1.04%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (4.93%) SQL Server
2 68 (4.72%) Oracle Database
3 50 (3.47%) NoSQL
4 41 (2.85%) MySQL
5 39 (2.71%) Oracle Database 11g
6 30 (2.08%) MongoDB
7 27 (1.88%) Data Warehouse
8 25 (1.74%) PostgreSQL
9 23 (1.60%) Hadoop
10 21 (1.46%) Big Data
10 21 (1.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 20 (1.39%) Oracle BI EE
12 17 (1.18%) Apache Hive
12 17 (1.18%) Oracle Exadata
12 17 (1.18%) Impala
13 16 (1.11%) Mahout
14 15 (1.04%) SQL Server 2008
15 12 (0.83%) OLAP
15 12 (0.83%) Oracle Database 10g
16 11 (0.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 45 (3.13%) JIRA
2 37 (2.57%) Selenium
3 31 (2.15%) LoadRunner
4 28 (1.94%) Git (software)
5 26 (1.81%) Jenkins
6 24 (1.67%) Team Foundation Server
6 24 (1.67%) Cucumber
7 23 (1.60%) JUnit
7 23 (1.60%) Subversion
8 19 (1.32%) FitNesse
9 16 (1.11%) Maven
9 16 (1.11%) Visual Studio
10 13 (0.90%) Yeoman
11 12 (0.83%) SoapUI
12 11 (0.76%) NeoLoad
13 10 (0.69%) QuickTest Pro
14 9 (0.63%) Rational DOORS
14 9 (0.63%) Axure RP
14 9 (0.63%) Bugzilla
14 9 (0.63%) WebDriver
General
1 373 (25.90%) Finance
2 167 (11.60%) Retail
3 146 (10.14%) Telecoms
4 55 (3.82%) Banking
5 50 (3.47%) Legal
6 49 (3.40%) Marketing
7 27 (1.88%) Back Office
8 21 (1.46%) Games
9 19 (1.32%) Financial Institution
10 16 (1.11%) Manufacturing
11 15 (1.04%) Electronics
12 14 (0.97%) Military
13 9 (0.63%) Advertising
14 8 (0.56%) Investment Banking
15 5 (0.35%) Law
16 3 (0.21%) Aerospace
17 2 (0.14%) Billing
17 2 (0.14%) Retail Banking
17 2 (0.14%) Publishing
18 1 (0.069%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 288 (20.00%) Consultant
2 132 (9.17%) Architect
3 125 (8.68%) Analyst
4 119 (8.26%) Developer
5 104 (7.22%) Project Manager
6 77 (5.35%) Test Consultant
7 69 (4.79%) Test Manager
8 64 (4.44%) Tester
9 54 (3.75%) DBA
10 52 (3.61%) Senior Manager
11 48 (3.33%) Security Consultant
12 46 (3.19%) Network Engineer
13 41 (2.85%) Java Developer
13 41 (2.85%) Oracle DBA
13 41 (2.85%) Programme Manager
13 41 (2.85%) Support Engineer
14 40 (2.78%) Senior Consultant
15 36 (2.50%) Oracle Consultant
16 33 (2.29%) Solutions Architect
17 31 (2.15%) QA Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 84 (5.83%) XML
2 61 (4.24%) HTML
3 59 (4.10%) .NET
4 48 (3.33%) Middleware
5 44 (3.06%) Web Services
6 42 (2.92%) REST
6 42 (2.92%) Spring
7 37 (2.57%) J2EE
8 35 (2.43%) HTML5
9 28 (1.94%) CSS
9 28 (1.94%) SOAP
10 26 (1.81%) Hibernate
11 25 (1.74%) Oracle Fusion
12 23 (1.60%) JSON
13 16 (1.11%) XML Messaging
14 15 (1.04%) AngularJS
15 14 (0.97%) JSP
16 13 (0.90%) SciPy
16 13 (0.90%) Pandas
16 13 (0.90%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 94 (6.53%) Open Source
2 56 (3.89%) Management Information System
3 52 (3.61%) Computer Science
4 41 (2.85%) Clustering
5 27 (1.88%) CESG
6 26 (1.81%) Replication
7 21 (1.46%) Mathematics
8 20 (1.39%) Mobile App
9 17 (1.18%) Oracle Exalogic
10 16 (1.11%) Human Factors
10 16 (1.11%) Video Conferencing
10 16 (1.11%) Visualisation
10 16 (1.11%) Firmware
10 16 (1.11%) Enterprise Software
11 15 (1.04%) Blackberry
11 15 (1.04%) Data Integration
12 11 (0.76%) Statistics
13 9 (0.63%) PKI
14 7 (0.49%) Video on Demand
14 7 (0.49%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 261 (18.13%) Windows
2 195 (13.54%) Linux
3 120 (8.33%) UNIX
4 52 (3.61%) Solaris
5 43 (2.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 37 (2.57%) Windows Server 2008
7 33 (2.29%) Windows Server 2003
8 31 (2.15%) Windows 7
9 19 (1.32%) Windows XP
10 18 (1.25%) Windows Server 2012
11 17 (1.18%) Debian
11 17 (1.18%) Ubuntu
12 16 (1.11%) CentOS
13 14 (0.97%) Android
13 14 (0.97%) SUSE
14 12 (0.83%) HPUX
15 8 (0.56%) Windows 2000
16 7 (0.49%) Apple iOS
17 5 (0.35%) Windows 8
18 2 (0.14%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 276 (19.17%) ITIL
2 163 (11.32%) PRINCE2
3 130 (9.03%) Service Management
4 123 (8.54%) Agile Software Development
4 123 (8.54%) Software Testing
5 121 (8.40%) Project Management
6 111 (7.71%) Information Security
7 87 (6.04%) Scrum
8 84 (5.83%) Service Delivery
9 81 (5.63%) User Acceptance Testing
10 80 (5.56%) Test Management
11 76 (5.28%) Change Management
12 75 (5.21%) Stakeholder Management
13 73 (5.07%) Migration
14 66 (4.58%) SOA
15 62 (4.31%) Risk Management
16 61 (4.24%) Analytics
17 56 (3.89%) Security Testing
17 56 (3.89%) Penetration Testing
18 54 (3.75%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 179 (12.43%) Java
2 169 (11.74%) SQL
3 69 (4.79%) C#
4 59 (4.10%) JavaScript
5 45 (3.13%) Python
5 45 (3.13%) Perl
5 45 (3.13%) PHP
6 41 (2.85%) C
6 41 (2.85%) Shell Script
7 39 (2.71%) Bash Shell
8 30 (2.08%) C++
9 23 (1.60%) Clojure
9 23 (1.60%) PowerShell
10 22 (1.53%) R
11 19 (1.32%) ABAP
12 17 (1.18%) VBA
13 15 (1.04%) PL/SQL
13 15 (1.04%) Ruby
14 13 (0.90%) sed
14 13 (0.90%) AWK
Qualifications
1 806 (55.97%) SC Cleared
2 206 (14.31%) Degree
3 163 (11.32%) DV Cleared
4 78 (5.42%) ISEB
5 73 (5.07%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 70 (4.86%) CISSP
7 55 (3.82%) Cisco Certification
8 49 (3.40%) CISM
9 38 (2.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 35 (2.43%) BC Cleared
11 34 (2.36%) ISTQB
12 33 (2.29%) CCNP
13 32 (2.22%) CTC Cleared
14 31 (2.15%) Microsoft Certification
15 30 (2.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 27 (1.88%) CIMA
17 26 (1.81%) CISA
18 24 (1.67%) CCNA
19 19 (1.32%) CIPD
20 18 (1.25%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 141 (9.79%) QA
2 86 (5.97%) SLA
3 79 (5.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 30 (2.08%) PCI DSS
5 13 (0.90%) COBIT
6 4 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 3 (0.21%) JSP 440
8 2 (0.14%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.14%) ISO 14001
8 2 (0.14%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.069%) GPG13
9 1 (0.069%) IEC 61508
9 1 (0.069%) DO-178B
9 1 (0.069%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.069%) ISO 9000
9 1 (0.069%) CESG Infosec
System Software
1 81 (5.63%) Active Directory
2 80 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 43 (2.99%) VMware ESXi
4 42 (2.92%) VMware ESX
5 29 (2.01%) XenApp
6 28 (1.94%) Oracle RAC
7 22 (1.53%) vSphere
8 19 (1.32%) Hyper-V
9 16 (1.11%) Oracle RMAN
10 14 (0.97%) NFS
11 9 (0.63%) Microsoft App-V
12 8 (0.56%) VirtualBox
13 7 (0.49%) Snort
14 5 (0.35%) vCloud
14 5 (0.35%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 3 (0.21%) Terminal Services
16 2 (0.14%) Postfix
16 2 (0.14%) Sendmail
16 2 (0.14%) XenDesktop
16 2 (0.14%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 46 (3.19%) HP Quality Center
2 40 (2.78%) Data Guard
3 33 (2.29%) SCCM
4 24 (1.67%) Norton AntiVirus
4 24 (1.67%) OpenView
5 20 (1.39%) NetBackup
6 19 (1.32%) Puppet
7 16 (1.11%) SCOM
7 16 (1.11%) Tivoli
8 15 (1.04%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 13 (0.90%) HP SIM
10 11 (0.76%) WSUS
11 8 (0.56%) Vagrant
12 7 (0.49%) Cisco Prime
12 7 (0.49%) FortiGate
12 7 (0.49%) SCOrch
13 6 (0.42%) SCDPM
14 5 (0.35%) CORE IMPACT
14 5 (0.35%) Nessus
15 4 (0.28%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 203 (14.10%) Oracle
2 164 (11.39%) Microsoft
3 163 (11.32%) HP
4 143 (9.93%) VMware
5 94 (6.53%) Cisco
6 69 (4.79%) Citrix
7 63 (4.38%) Red Hat
8 54 (3.75%) IBM
9 53 (3.68%) SAP
10 52 (3.61%) Juniper
10 52 (3.61%) Fujitsu
11 46 (3.19%) CheckPoint
12 45 (3.13%) JBoss
13 41 (2.85%) Symantec
14 35 (2.43%) F5
15 27 (1.88%) Remedy
15 27 (1.88%) BT
16 23 (1.60%) Dell
16 23 (1.60%) NetApp
17 20 (1.39%) Adobe
City, London
LA International
Salary: £39000 - £42500 per annum + benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum plus outstanding package
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Consulting Point
Salary: £42000 - £52000 per annum + benefits, bonus, pension
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Vertical IT
Salary: £50000 - £72000 per annum + Travel + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: Market rates
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
2Source Talent
Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Central London / West End
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum + excellent package
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £425 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Hofmann Recruitment
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Hounslow, Middlesex
Connectus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £12.00 - £14.00 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
Uxbridge, Middlesex
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
London
RBW Consulting
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Online Recruitment Corporation Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
LA International
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 2 days ago