The table below looks at the statistics for SC Cleared in IT jobs advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SC Cleared over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 43 71 61
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -10
Permanent jobs citing SC Cleared 18 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 3.71% 0.16% 0.77%
As % of the Qualifications category 12.68% 0.73% 2.65%
Number of salaries quoted 9 1 3
Average salary £70,000 £38,500 £27,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+81.81% +41.28%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
SC Cleared
North West

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

Qualifications Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
142 137 151
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 29.28% 21.92% 29.04%
Number of salaries quoted 108 109 123
Average salary £40,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £25,000 £27,250
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £58,052
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

SC Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

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

SC Cleared Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

SC Cleared
Salary Trend in Merseyside

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

SC Cleared Salary Trend in Merseyside

SC Cleared
Salary Histogram in Merseyside

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SC Cleared across the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

SC Cleared Salary Histogram in Merseyside

SC Cleared
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SC Cleared within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 27 March 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
Liverpool +30 16 £70,000 +81.81%
Wirral - 1 £40,000 -
Bootle - 1 £20,500 -
SC Cleared
North West

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 38 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 17 (44.74%) SharePoint
3 14 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (34.21%) Content Management
4 13 (34.21%) Broadband
4 13 (34.21%) Microsoft
5 10 (26.32%) SharePoint 2010
5 10 (26.32%) Office 365
6 9 (23.68%) SharePoint 2013
6 9 (23.68%) DV Cleared
7 8 (21.05%) MS Excel
7 8 (21.05%) Migration
7 8 (21.05%) Scrum
8 7 (18.42%) InfoPath
8 7 (18.42%) HTML
8 7 (18.42%) .NET
8 7 (18.42%) Visual Studio
8 7 (18.42%) CSS
8 7 (18.42%) XSLT
8 7 (18.42%) HTML5
9 6 (15.79%) Alfresco
9 6 (15.79%) Documentum
9 6 (15.79%) IBM
9 6 (15.79%) EMC
9 6 (15.79%) Document Management
9 6 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (15.79%) OpenText
10 5 (13.16%) SCCM
11 4 (10.53%) SCOM
11 4 (10.53%) Windows

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 17 (44.74%) SharePoint
2 10 (26.32%) SharePoint 2010
3 9 (23.68%) SharePoint 2013
4 6 (15.79%) Documentum
4 6 (15.79%) Alfresco
5 1 (2.63%) MS Exchange
5 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 8 (21.05%) MS Excel
2 7 (18.42%) InfoPath
3 1 (2.63%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (26.32%) Office 365
2 1 (2.63%) Yammer
2 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (34.21%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.63%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.63%) OLAP
1 1 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 7 (18.42%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 13 (34.21%) Architect
1 13 (34.21%) Installation Technician
2 7 (18.42%) SharePoint Solutions Architect
2 7 (18.42%) SharePoint Architect
2 7 (18.42%) Solutions Architect
3 4 (10.53%) Consultant
4 3 (7.89%) Information Manager
4 3 (7.89%) Information Security Manager
4 3 (7.89%) Systems Manager
4 3 (7.89%) Security Manager
4 3 (7.89%) Information Systems Manager
5 2 (5.26%) Designer
5 2 (5.26%) SharePoint Designer
5 2 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) SharePoint Consultant
5 2 (5.26%) Server Specialist
5 2 (5.26%) Solutions Designer
6 1 (2.63%) 2nd Line Support
6 1 (2.63%) Support Engineer
6 1 (2.63%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (18.42%) HTML
1 7 (18.42%) .NET
1 7 (18.42%) CSS
1 7 (18.42%) XSLT
1 7 (18.42%) HTML5
2 1 (2.63%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.26%) AS400
2 1 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.53%) Windows
2 2 (5.26%) Linux
2 2 (5.26%) UNIX
3 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.63%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (34.21%) Content Management
3 8 (21.05%) Migration
3 8 (21.05%) Scrum
4 6 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (15.79%) Document Management
5 3 (7.89%) Information Security
5 3 (7.89%) ITIL
6 1 (2.63%) ETL
6 1 (2.63%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (2.63%) BPR
6 1 (2.63%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.26%) C
Qualifications
1 38 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 9 (23.68%) DV Cleared
3 3 (7.89%) CISM
3 3 (7.89%) CISSP
4 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (5.26%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.63%) Forefront TMG
2 1 (2.63%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (13.16%) SCCM
2 4 (10.53%) SCOM
3 2 (5.26%) SCVMM
3 2 (5.26%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (5.26%) BMC PATROL
3 2 (5.26%) Nagios
3 2 (5.26%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (5.26%) BladeLogic
4 1 (2.63%) SCDPM
4 1 (2.63%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 13 (34.21%) Microsoft
2 6 (15.79%) OpenText
2 6 (15.79%) EMC
2 6 (15.79%) IBM
3 2 (5.26%) BMC
3 2 (5.26%) CA
3 2 (5.26%) Symantec
3 2 (5.26%) McAfee
3 2 (5.26%) Tripwire
3 2 (5.26%) Trend Micro
3 2 (5.26%) HP