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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 117 167 184
Rank change year-on-year
+50 +17
Permanent jobs citing SC Cleared 153 75 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.09% 1.12% 0.94%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.54% 4.80% 3.87%
Number of salaries quoted 133 49 47
Average salary £47,500 £40,125 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.38% -10.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,500 £29,000 £21,400
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £50,000 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
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
1791 1564 1938
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 24.50% 23.32% 24.40%
Number of salaries quoted 1505 1304 1690
Average salary £40,000 £36,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 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
Cheshire +21 61 £40,000 -8.04% 2
Manchester +16 51 £55,000 +27.90% 7
Merseyside +26 18 £18,100 -52.98%
Lancashire -1 12 £37,500 -11.76% 4
Cumbria -3 6 £56,250 +75.78% 1
SC Cleared
England

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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.

1 300 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 94 (31.33%) Finance
3 69 (23.00%) Windows
4 65 (21.67%) ITIL
5 51 (17.00%) Microsoft
6 46 (15.33%) Oracle
7 41 (13.67%) Juniper
8 40 (13.33%) Firewall
8 40 (13.33%) People Management
9 39 (13.00%) Cisco
9 39 (13.00%) Stakeholder Management
10 35 (11.67%) Banking
10 35 (11.67%) Incident Management
11 34 (11.33%) MS Excel
12 32 (10.67%) Migration
13 31 (10.33%) PRINCE2
13 31 (10.33%) Active Directory
14 30 (10.00%) Java
14 30 (10.00%) Service Management
15 29 (9.67%) SLA
16 27 (9.00%) Retail
17 26 (8.67%) SAP
18 25 (8.33%) HP
19 24 (8.00%) Linux
19 24 (8.00%) Middleware
19 24 (8.00%) VMware
19 24 (8.00%) F5
20 22 (7.33%) Problem Management
20 22 (7.33%) Windows Server 2008
21 21 (7.00%) Citrix

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 15 (5.00%) SharePoint
2 13 (4.33%) NetWeaver
2 13 (4.33%) SAP EP
2 13 (4.33%) SAP Portal
3 12 (4.00%) MS Exchange
3 12 (4.00%) WebLogic
3 12 (4.00%) IBM Notes
4 11 (3.67%) Exchange Server 2010
5 7 (2.33%) Office Communications Server
5 7 (2.33%) Lync
6 6 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2013
6 6 (2.00%) Confluence
7 5 (1.67%) WebLogic Portal
7 5 (1.67%) CICS
8 4 (1.33%) Oracle Service Bus
8 4 (1.33%) SharePoint 2010
9 3 (1.00%) CMS
9 3 (1.00%) SharePoint Server
10 2 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2003
10 2 (0.67%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 34 (11.33%) MS Excel
2 20 (6.67%) MS Office
3 1 (0.33%) MS Project
3 1 (0.33%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.33%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 19 (6.33%) Oracle EBS
2 9 (3.00%) Oracle ERP
3 8 (2.67%) Oracle EBS R12
4 7 (2.33%) SAP FI
4 7 (2.33%) SAP FI/CO
4 7 (2.33%) SAP CO
5 5 (1.67%) RMDS
5 5 (1.67%) SAP HR
5 5 (1.67%) SAP Payroll
6 3 (1.00%) Oracle BPM
6 3 (1.00%) Oracle 11i
6 3 (1.00%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.33%) SAP Retail
7 1 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
7 1 (0.33%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.33%) SAP HCM
7 1 (0.33%) Oracle Internet Expenses
7 1 (0.33%) Oracle Payroll
Cloud Services
1 10 (3.33%) Office 365
2 2 (0.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 40 (13.33%) Firewall
2 21 (7.00%) Network Security
3 15 (5.00%) Wireless
4 14 (4.67%) LAN
4 14 (4.67%) WAN
5 13 (4.33%) Broadband
6 9 (3.00%) SAN
6 9 (3.00%) FirePass
6 9 (3.00%) Junos
7 8 (2.67%) DNS
7 8 (2.67%) DHCP
8 5 (1.67%) ISDN
8 5 (1.67%) ADSL
8 5 (1.67%) NAS
8 5 (1.67%) AMQP
8 5 (1.67%) MPLS
8 5 (1.67%) VLAN
9 4 (1.33%) Unified Communications
9 4 (1.33%) Intranet
10 3 (1.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (3.67%) Oracle Database
2 10 (3.33%) SQL Server
3 9 (3.00%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (2.33%) Oracle Database 11g
5 5 (1.67%) Easytrieve
5 5 (1.67%) DB2
6 4 (1.33%) Oracle Discoverer
6 4 (1.33%) Oracle Database 10g
6 4 (1.33%) Essbase
6 4 (1.33%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (1.33%) Oracle BI EE
6 4 (1.33%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (1.33%) Oracle Exadata
7 3 (1.00%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (1.00%) MS Access
8 1 (0.33%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (0.33%) Big Data
8 1 (0.33%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.33%) SQLPlus
8 1 (0.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 11 (3.67%) JIRA
2 9 (3.00%) Talend Open Studio
3 5 (1.67%) Mercurial
3 5 (1.67%) Gradle
3 5 (1.67%) JUnit
3 5 (1.67%) Eclipse
3 5 (1.67%) QuickTest Pro
3 5 (1.67%) LoadRunner
4 4 (1.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (1.00%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.33%) LSMW
6 1 (0.33%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.33%) Ant
General
1 94 (31.33%) Finance
2 35 (11.67%) Banking
3 27 (9.00%) Retail
4 18 (6.00%) Back Office
5 7 (2.33%) Telecoms
6 6 (2.00%) General Ledger
6 6 (2.00%) Local Government
7 5 (1.67%) Manufacturing
8 4 (1.33%) Aerospace
8 4 (1.33%) Legal
9 1 (0.33%) Billing
Job Titles
1 45 (15.00%) Consultant
2 42 (14.00%) Analyst
3 35 (11.67%) Project Manager
4 32 (10.67%) Architect
5 23 (7.67%) Developer
6 19 (6.33%) Network Engineer
7 18 (6.00%) IT Project Manager
8 17 (5.67%) Network Architect
9 16 (5.33%) Applications Manager
9 16 (5.33%) SAP Consultant
9 16 (5.33%) Support Analyst
10 15 (5.00%) Senior Network Architect
10 15 (5.00%) Senior Architect
11 14 (4.67%) Service Analyst
11 14 (4.67%) Service Desk Analyst
12 13 (4.33%) Installation Technician
13 12 (4.00%) Senior IT Project Manager
13 12 (4.00%) Java Developer
13 12 (4.00%) Senior Project Manager
13 12 (4.00%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (8.00%) Middleware
2 14 (4.67%) J2EE
3 13 (4.33%) Web Services
3 13 (4.33%) Web Dynpro
3 13 (4.33%) SAP Smart Forms
3 13 (4.33%) BAPI
3 13 (4.33%) SAP Business Workflow
4 7 (2.33%) JSON
5 5 (1.67%) JMS
5 5 (1.67%) EJB
5 5 (1.67%) Java EE
6 4 (1.33%) XML
7 3 (1.00%) HTML
7 3 (1.00%) CSS
7 3 (1.00%) Java SE
8 2 (0.67%) JSF
8 2 (0.67%) jQuery
8 2 (0.67%) AngularJS
9 1 (0.33%) Oracle Fusion
9 1 (0.33%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 16 (5.33%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (2.67%) User Experience
3 7 (2.33%) Mainframe
3 7 (2.33%) Replication
4 5 (1.67%) CESG
4 5 (1.67%) CESG CLAS
4 5 (1.67%) VSAM
4 5 (1.67%) Computer Science
5 3 (1.00%) RMADS
5 3 (1.00%) Blackberry
5 3 (1.00%) Open Source
6 2 (0.67%) Social Media
6 2 (0.67%) GIS
6 2 (0.67%) AS400
7 1 (0.33%) BBC
7 1 (0.33%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.33%) FMCG
7 1 (0.33%) Life Science
7 1 (0.33%) CMDB
7 1 (0.33%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 69 (23.00%) Windows
2 24 (8.00%) Linux
3 22 (7.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 21 (7.00%) Windows 7
5 18 (6.00%) Windows XP
6 17 (5.67%) UNIX
7 14 (4.67%) Windows Server 2003
7 14 (4.67%) Windows Server 2012
8 11 (3.67%) Solaris
9 7 (2.33%) AIX
10 6 (2.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.33%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.33%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.33%) CentOS
11 1 (0.33%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (21.67%) ITIL
2 40 (13.33%) People Management
3 39 (13.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 35 (11.67%) Incident Management
5 32 (10.67%) Migration
6 31 (10.33%) PRINCE2
7 30 (10.00%) Service Management
8 22 (7.33%) Problem Management
9 20 (6.67%) Service Delivery
10 18 (6.00%) Workflow
11 15 (5.00%) Network Design
12 14 (4.67%) Change Management
13 13 (4.33%) Business Intelligence
13 13 (4.33%) OO
13 13 (4.33%) ERP
13 13 (4.33%) Web Development
13 13 (4.33%) Performance Tuning
14 12 (4.00%) Data Migration
14 12 (4.00%) Agile Software Development
15 11 (3.67%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 30 (10.00%) Java
2 17 (5.67%) SQL
3 16 (5.33%) ABAP
4 13 (4.33%) SAPscript
5 10 (3.33%) PL/SQL
6 8 (2.67%) C
7 6 (2.00%) JavaScript
7 6 (2.00%) PowerShell
8 5 (1.67%) COBOL
8 5 (1.67%) JCL
9 4 (1.33%) VBScript
9 4 (1.33%) VB
10 2 (0.67%) Perl
10 2 (0.67%) Python
10 2 (0.67%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.33%) Ruby
11 1 (0.33%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.33%) C#
11 1 (0.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 300 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 20 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 20 (6.67%) MCP
3 19 (6.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 17 (5.67%) MCSE
5 12 (4.00%) Cisco Certification
6 9 (3.00%) CCA
6 9 (3.00%) Citrix Certification
6 9 (3.00%) CCNA
7 8 (2.67%) DV Cleared
8 7 (2.33%) Degree
8 7 (2.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 7 (2.33%) MCSD
8 7 (2.33%) CCEA
9 6 (2.00%) ISEB
9 6 (2.00%) MCSA
9 6 (2.00%) MCDST
9 6 (2.00%) MCITP
9 6 (2.00%) ISTQB
9 6 (2.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (9.67%) SLA
2 9 (3.00%) QA
2 9 (3.00%) Data Quality
3 8 (2.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (1.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.33%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.33%) COSO
System Software
1 31 (10.33%) Active Directory
2 17 (5.67%) Hyper-V
3 16 (5.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (2.67%) XenApp
5 7 (2.33%) XenDesktop
6 6 (2.00%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (1.33%) Oracle RMAN
7 4 (1.33%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (1.00%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 1 (0.33%) GPFS
9 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.33%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.33%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 16 (5.33%) SCCM
2 14 (4.67%) OpenView
3 13 (4.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 10 (3.33%) SCOM
5 9 (3.00%) Oracle EDQ
5 9 (3.00%) FortiGate
6 8 (2.67%) SCVMM
7 6 (2.00%) HP Quality Center
8 5 (1.67%) EdgeSight
8 5 (1.67%) SCDPM
9 4 (1.33%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 4 (1.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 3 (1.00%) Nagios
10 3 (1.00%) WSUS
11 2 (0.67%) ServiceCenter
11 2 (0.67%) McAfee ePO
11 2 (0.67%) SolarWinds Orion
11 2 (0.67%) Norton AntiVirus
11 2 (0.67%) MIMEsweeper
11 2 (0.67%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 51 (17.00%) Microsoft
2 46 (15.33%) Oracle
3 41 (13.67%) Juniper
4 39 (13.00%) Cisco
5 26 (8.67%) SAP
6 25 (8.33%) HP
7 24 (8.00%) VMware
7 24 (8.00%) F5
8 21 (7.00%) Citrix
9 19 (6.33%) CheckPoint
10 13 (4.33%) Adobe
11 12 (4.00%) Lotus
12 9 (3.00%) Fortinet
12 9 (3.00%) Talend
13 7 (2.33%) Fujitsu
13 7 (2.33%) AppSense
14 6 (2.00%) Atlassian
14 6 (2.00%) Red Hat
14 6 (2.00%) IBM
15 5 (1.67%) Hyperion
North West
EMBS- People Transfer
Salary: Up to 55,000 + Benefits + Car Allowance
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cumbria
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £18000.00 - £20000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Steria
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus, Car
Posted: 11 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £30,000 to £85,000 per annum plus outstanding package
Posted: 11 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Ping IT Recruitment ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Ping IT Recruitment ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Chorley
Modis International - London
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + car allowance, pension, healthcare,
Posted: 23 days ago