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

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 138 148 177
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +29
Permanent jobs citing SC Cleared 117 101 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.84% 1.44% 1.03%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.71% 6.40% 4.37%
Number of salaries quoted 81 70 44
Average salary £45,000 £42,750 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +11.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £24,850 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +11.76%
SC 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 North West region.

Qualifications Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1518 1579 1763
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 23.87% 22.44% 23.53%
Number of salaries quoted 1207 1214 1474
Average salary £38,424 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.78% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £53,600
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,546 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.58% +1.36%

SC Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

SC Cleared Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

SC Cleared
Salary Trend in the North West

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

SC Cleared Salary Trend in the North West

SC Cleared
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SC Cleared across the North West region over the 3 months to 2 July 2015.

SC Cleared Salary Histogram in the North West

SC Cleared
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SC Cleared within the North West region over the 3 months to 2 July 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
Cumbria +2 44 £45,000 - 23
Cheshire -19 21 £45,000 +20.00% 5
Merseyside - 19 - - 2
Manchester -10 15 £68,750 +56.25% 6
Lancashire -1 14 £40,500 +32.78% 5
SC Cleared
England

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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.

1 247 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 62 (25.10%) Microsoft
3 59 (23.89%) DV Cleared
4 57 (23.08%) SharePoint
5 47 (19.03%) Stakeholder Management
6 44 (17.81%) Windows
6 44 (17.81%) Project Management
7 42 (17.00%) Agile Software Development
8 41 (16.60%) Finance
9 37 (14.98%) VMware
9 37 (14.98%) ITIL
10 34 (13.77%) Migration
10 34 (13.77%) Office 365
11 32 (12.96%) Cisco
12 30 (12.15%) Citrix
12 30 (12.15%) Content Management
13 29 (11.74%) SLA
13 29 (11.74%) SQL
13 29 (11.74%) Oracle
14 28 (11.34%) VMware Infrastructure
15 26 (10.53%) SQL Server
15 26 (10.53%) Service Management
15 26 (10.53%) Service Delivery
16 25 (10.12%) SAP
16 25 (10.12%) HP
16 25 (10.12%) EMC
17 24 (9.72%) MS Excel
18 23 (9.31%) HTML
18 23 (9.31%) Scrum
18 23 (9.31%) SharePoint 2010

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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 57 (23.08%) SharePoint
2 23 (9.31%) SharePoint 2010
2 23 (9.31%) SharePoint 2013
3 18 (7.29%) Documentum
4 13 (5.26%) Alfresco
5 9 (3.64%) WebLogic
6 8 (3.24%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
6 8 (3.24%) Office Communications Server
7 7 (2.83%) IBM Notes
8 5 (2.02%) Oracle Application Server
9 4 (1.62%) Lync
10 3 (1.21%) Exchange Server 2010
10 3 (1.21%) Exchange Server 2013
10 3 (1.21%) MS Exchange
11 1 (0.40%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.40%) Oracle Workflow
11 1 (0.40%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 24 (9.72%) MS Excel
2 21 (8.50%) InfoPath
3 9 (3.64%) MS Office
4 1 (0.40%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 15 (6.07%) SAP FI
1 15 (6.07%) SAP FI/CO
1 15 (6.07%) SAP CO
2 10 (4.05%) Oracle Applications
3 7 (2.83%) Oracle EBS
4 5 (2.02%) Oracle 11i
4 5 (2.02%) Oracle EBS R12
5 4 (1.62%) Dynamics CRM
6 3 (1.21%) SAP BPC
7 2 (0.81%) SAP FSCM
7 2 (0.81%) SAP HR
7 2 (0.81%) SAP Payroll
8 1 (0.40%) HFM
8 1 (0.40%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 34 (13.77%) Office 365
2 3 (1.21%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.40%) Yammer
3 1 (0.40%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 14 (5.67%) Firewall
2 11 (4.45%) Network Security
3 9 (3.64%) VLAN
3 9 (3.64%) LAN
4 8 (3.24%) WAN
4 8 (3.24%) HTTP
5 7 (2.83%) Wireshark
6 6 (2.43%) Unified Communications
7 4 (1.62%) TCP/IP
7 4 (1.62%) DNS
7 4 (1.62%) SAN
8 2 (0.81%) NAS
9 1 (0.40%) Intranet
9 1 (0.40%) Internet
9 1 (0.40%) WLAN
9 1 (0.40%) Wireless
9 1 (0.40%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (10.53%) SQL Server
2 17 (6.88%) Oracle Database
3 13 (5.26%) Oracle Database 11g
4 10 (4.05%) Oracle Database 10g
5 7 (2.83%) Oracle9i Database
5 7 (2.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (2.83%) SQL Server 2005
5 7 (2.83%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (2.02%) Oracle Database 12c
6 5 (2.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (2.02%) QlikView
7 4 (1.62%) Oracle Reports
7 4 (1.62%) Oracle8/8i Database
8 3 (1.21%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (1.21%) RDBMS
8 3 (1.21%) Relational Database
8 3 (1.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (1.21%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (0.81%) SAP BW
10 1 (0.40%) Essbase
Development Applications
1 21 (8.50%) Visual Studio
2 9 (3.64%) InstallShield
3 7 (2.83%) Metasploit
4 1 (0.40%) Oracle Forms
General
1 41 (16.60%) Finance
2 13 (5.26%) Manufacturing
2 13 (5.26%) General Ledger
3 7 (2.83%) Retail
4 6 (2.43%) Telecoms
4 6 (2.43%) Banking
4 6 (2.43%) Local Government
5 4 (1.62%) Aerospace
6 2 (0.81%) Back Office
7 1 (0.40%) Electronics
7 1 (0.40%) Legal
Job Titles
1 63 (25.51%) Architect
2 33 (13.36%) Project Manager
3 31 (12.55%) Analyst
3 31 (12.55%) Consultant
4 17 (6.88%) SAP Consultant
4 17 (6.88%) SharePoint Architect
5 15 (6.07%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
6 14 (5.67%) DBA
7 13 (5.26%) Solutions Architect
7 13 (5.26%) Administrator
7 13 (5.26%) SharePoint Solutions Architect
7 13 (5.26%) SAP Support
8 12 (4.86%) Designer
8 12 (4.86%) SharePoint Designer
8 12 (4.86%) Citrix Architect
8 12 (4.86%) Junior
9 11 (4.45%) Network Engineer
9 11 (4.45%) Oracle DBA
10 10 (4.05%) Support Consultant
10 10 (4.05%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (9.31%) HTML
2 22 (8.91%) .NET
2 22 (8.91%) CSS
3 21 (8.50%) XSLT
3 21 (8.50%) HTML5
4 6 (2.43%) Middleware
5 5 (2.02%) JSP
6 3 (1.21%) Oracle Fusion
7 2 (0.81%) jQuery
7 2 (0.81%) Spring
8 1 (0.40%) JSF
8 1 (0.40%) Java EE
8 1 (0.40%) JSON
8 1 (0.40%) Oracle Streams
8 1 (0.40%) ActiveMQ
8 1 (0.40%) JMS
8 1 (0.40%) WebSphere MQ
8 1 (0.40%) SOAP
8 1 (0.40%) Web Services
8 1 (0.40%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 16 (6.48%) Data Centre
2 8 (3.24%) Management Information System
2 8 (3.24%) Clustering
3 7 (2.83%) RMADS
3 7 (2.83%) Video Conferencing
4 3 (1.21%) Replication
5 2 (0.81%) CESG
5 2 (0.81%) HP Superdome
5 2 (0.81%) EMC VNX
5 2 (0.81%) Mobile App
5 2 (0.81%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (0.81%) Life Science
6 1 (0.40%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (0.40%) Oracle Exalytics
6 1 (0.40%) CESG CLAS
6 1 (0.40%) SCADA
6 1 (0.40%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.40%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.40%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.40%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 44 (17.81%) Windows
2 18 (7.29%) AIX
2 18 (7.29%) Solaris
3 17 (6.88%) UNIX
4 14 (5.67%) Windows 7
5 9 (3.64%) Linux
6 8 (3.24%) Windows XP
7 4 (1.62%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (1.62%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (1.21%) SUSE
8 3 (1.21%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 2 (0.81%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.81%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (19.03%) Stakeholder Management
2 44 (17.81%) Project Management
3 42 (17.00%) Agile Software Development
4 37 (14.98%) ITIL
5 34 (13.77%) Migration
6 30 (12.15%) Content Management
7 26 (10.53%) Service Management
7 26 (10.53%) Service Delivery
8 23 (9.31%) Scrum
9 20 (8.10%) Critical Success Factor
10 19 (7.69%) Document Management
10 19 (7.69%) Business Analysis
11 15 (6.07%) ITSM
12 14 (5.67%) Technical Architecture
13 13 (5.26%) Programme Management
13 13 (5.26%) Risk Management
14 12 (4.86%) Validation
14 12 (4.86%) Quality Management
14 12 (4.86%) PRINCE2
15 11 (4.45%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 29 (11.74%) SQL
2 4 (1.62%) T-SQL
2 4 (1.62%) VBScript
2 4 (1.62%) VBA
2 4 (1.62%) C
3 2 (0.81%) Shell Script
3 2 (0.81%) Java
3 2 (0.81%) JavaScript
3 2 (0.81%) Perl
4 1 (0.40%) PL/SQL
4 1 (0.40%) C#
Qualifications
1 247 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 59 (23.89%) DV Cleared
3 16 (6.48%) Cisco Certification
4 13 (5.26%) CCNA
5 12 (4.86%) Microsoft Certification
5 12 (4.86%) Degree
6 10 (4.05%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 10 (4.05%) CCA
6 10 (4.05%) Citrix Certification
6 10 (4.05%) CCNP
6 10 (4.05%) CISSP
7 8 (3.24%) MCSD
7 8 (3.24%) MCSE
7 8 (3.24%) CCEA
7 8 (3.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 7 (2.83%) CCIE
8 7 (2.83%) MCP
9 6 (2.43%) CISM
10 4 (1.62%) CEH
10 4 (1.62%) CISMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (11.74%) SLA
2 6 (2.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (2.02%) JSP 440
4 3 (1.21%) IEC 61508
4 3 (1.21%) ISO 9000
4 3 (1.21%) TickIT
5 1 (0.40%) COBIT
5 1 (0.40%) QA
System Software
1 28 (11.34%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (4.86%) XenApp
2 12 (4.86%) XenDesktop
2 12 (4.86%) Microsoft App-V
3 8 (3.24%) Oracle RAC
4 4 (1.62%) Active Directory
5 2 (0.81%) Samba
5 2 (0.81%) VMware Server
5 2 (0.81%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 13 (5.26%) SCCM
2 10 (4.05%) Data Guard
2 10 (4.05%) Oracle RMAN
3 9 (3.64%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 7 (2.83%) OpenView
4 7 (2.83%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 7 (2.83%) NetBackup
5 5 (2.02%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 62 (25.10%) Microsoft
2 37 (14.98%) VMware
3 32 (12.96%) Cisco
4 30 (12.15%) Citrix
5 29 (11.74%) Oracle
6 25 (10.12%) HP
6 25 (10.12%) EMC
6 25 (10.12%) SAP
7 22 (8.91%) IBM
8 15 (6.07%) Juniper
9 13 (5.26%) OpenText
9 13 (5.26%) AppSense
10 8 (3.24%) Capita
11 7 (2.83%) Lotus
12 6 (2.43%) CheckPoint
13 4 (1.62%) Sun
13 4 (1.62%) Veeam
14 3 (1.21%) F5
14 3 (1.21%) Retek
15 2 (0.81%) Brocade
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Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Cheshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: 20,000 - 25000 + excellent benefits and training
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + benefits
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Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + benefits
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Cumbria
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Salary: £7000 per annum + Benefits
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Cumbria
Capita - ITMS
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
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Manchester
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Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + benefits
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Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + benefits
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Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + + Benefits + Overtime + Bonus
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Cumbria
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Salary: £7000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
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Cumbria
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Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + + Benefits + Overtime + Bonus
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