The table below looks at the statistics for Security Cleared in IT jobs advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Security Cleared over the 3 months to 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Clearance
Rank 41 68 61
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -7
Permanent jobs citing Security Cleared 19 6 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 4.17% 1.03% 1.74%
As % of the Qualifications category 15.57% 5.61% 5.75%
Number of salaries quoted 14 6 10
Average salary £30,250 £37,500 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.33% +8.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,100 £28,000 £21,625
10% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £44,250 £38,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £41,600 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+8.17% +4.00%
Security 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
122 107 174
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 26.75% 18.45% 30.21%
Number of salaries quoted 103 88 154
Average salary £46,500 £34,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+34.78% -8.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £19,000 £25,600
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Security Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

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

Security Cleared Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

Security Cleared
Salary Trend in Merseyside

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

Security Cleared Salary Trend in Merseyside

Security Cleared
Salary Histogram in Merseyside

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Security Cleared across the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 28 January 2015.

Security Cleared Salary Histogram in Merseyside

Security 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 Security Cleared within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 28 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
Liverpool +17 8 £46,500 +20.77%
Wirral - 3 £40,000 -
Bootle - 1 £20,500 -
Security Cleared
North West

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 23 (85.19%) SC Cleared
2 13 (48.15%) Broadband
3 6 (22.22%) Microsoft
4 5 (18.52%) SCCM
5 4 (14.81%) SCOM
5 4 (14.81%) Windows
6 3 (11.11%) MS Excel
6 3 (11.11%) ITIL
6 3 (11.11%) CISSP
6 3 (11.11%) CISM
6 3 (11.11%) Telecoms
6 3 (11.11%) Finance
6 3 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (11.11%) Office 365
6 3 (11.11%) Information Security
6 3 (11.11%) Retail
6 3 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (11.11%) Fujitsu
6 3 (11.11%) Performance Management
7 2 (7.41%) SCVMM
7 2 (7.41%) McAfee ePO
7 2 (7.41%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (7.41%) Coaching
7 2 (7.41%) MS PowerPoint
7 2 (7.41%) Operations Management
7 2 (7.41%) BladeLogic
7 2 (7.41%) Billing
7 2 (7.41%) Tripwire
7 2 (7.41%) Hyper-V
7 2 (7.41%) Trend Micro

Security Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 2 (7.41%) SharePoint 2010
1 2 (7.41%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.70%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (3.70%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 2 (7.41%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (7.41%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (3.70%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.11%) Office 365
2 1 (3.70%) Yammer
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (48.15%) Broadband
General
1 3 (11.11%) Telecoms
1 3 (11.11%) Finance
1 3 (11.11%) Retail
2 2 (7.41%) Billing
Job Titles
1 13 (48.15%) Installation Technician
2 3 (11.11%) Information Systems Manager
2 3 (11.11%) Security Manager
2 3 (11.11%) Information Manager
2 3 (11.11%) Information Security Manager
2 3 (11.11%) Consultant
2 3 (11.11%) Systems Manager
3 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (7.41%) SharePoint Consultant
3 2 (7.41%) Server Specialist
4 1 (3.70%) MI Analyst
4 1 (3.70%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (3.70%) Analyst
4 1 (3.70%) Data Analyst
4 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 1 (3.70%) Support Engineer
4 1 (3.70%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (3.70%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (3.70%) Operations Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.70%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.41%) AS400
2 1 (3.70%) Visualisation
2 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.81%) Windows
2 2 (7.41%) Linux
2 2 (7.41%) UNIX
3 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.70%) Windows 7
3 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (11.11%) ITIL
1 3 (11.11%) Information Security
1 3 (11.11%) Performance Management
1 3 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (7.41%) Coaching
2 2 (7.41%) Operations Management
2 2 (7.41%) Workflow
3 1 (3.70%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.41%) C
Qualifications
1 23 (85.19%) SC Cleared
2 3 (11.11%) CISSP
2 3 (11.11%) CISM
3 1 (3.70%) Degree
3 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (7.41%) Hyper-V
2 1 (3.70%) Forefront TMG
2 1 (3.70%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (18.52%) SCCM
2 4 (14.81%) SCOM
3 2 (7.41%) SCVMM
3 2 (7.41%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (7.41%) BMC PATROL
3 2 (7.41%) Nagios
3 2 (7.41%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (7.41%) BladeLogic
4 1 (3.70%) SCDPM
4 1 (3.70%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 6 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 3 (11.11%) Fujitsu
3 2 (7.41%) Trend Micro
3 2 (7.41%) HP
3 2 (7.41%) BMC
3 2 (7.41%) CA
3 2 (7.41%) Symantec
3 2 (7.41%) McAfee
3 2 (7.41%) Tripwire