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 22 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Check (SC) Clearance
England / North West
Rank 191 169 123
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -46
Permanent jobs citing SC Cleared 69 67 155
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.15% 1.18% 2.25%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.96% 4.44% 8.64%
Number of salaries quoted 39 47 128
Median salary £35,000 £42,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-17.64% -10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £27,800 £21,550
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,700 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £46,750
% change year-on-year
- -3.74%

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
1390 1510 1793
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 23.25% 26.62% 26.05%
Number of salaries quoted 1017 1197 1446
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £59,200 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

SC Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region citing SC Cleared as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 22 February 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SC Cleared within the North West region over the 3 months to 22 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -8 31 £35,000 -30.00% 5
Merseyside +17 20 £34,500 +30.18% 4
Cheshire +18 12 £36,250 +19.94%
Lancashire -24 3 £50,000 +33.33% 2
Cumbria -2 2 £67,500 +50.00%
SC Cleared
England

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, IT jobs citing SC Cleared also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for SC Cleared.

1 237 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 81 (34.18%) Oracle
3 68 (28.69%) ITIL
4 63 (26.58%) Web Services
5 59 (24.89%) Analytical Skills
6 52 (21.94%) Java
7 46 (19.41%) SQL
7 46 (19.41%) Windows
8 44 (18.57%) XML
9 41 (17.30%) J2EE
10 38 (16.03%) Linux
11 36 (15.19%) Siebel
12 35 (14.77%) Migration
13 34 (14.35%) Microsoft
14 33 (13.92%) Unix
15 32 (13.50%) IBM
15 32 (13.50%) Service Design
16 31 (13.08%) Unit Testing
17 28 (11.81%) Oracle SOA Suite
17 28 (11.81%) SOA
17 28 (11.81%) HTTP
18 27 (11.39%) FTP
18 27 (11.39%) Data Management
18 27 (11.39%) ITIL V3
18 27 (11.39%) Master Data Management
19 26 (10.97%) WebLogic
20 25 (10.55%) Service Delivery
20 25 (10.55%) Performance Tuning
20 25 (10.55%) Change Control
20 25 (10.55%) SDLC

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 28 (11.81%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 26 (10.97%) WebLogic
3 24 (10.13%) Oracle Service Bus
4 8 (3.38%) WebLogic Portal
5 6 (2.53%) Skype for Business
6 4 (1.69%) OpenStack
6 4 (1.69%) Oracle Workflow
7 3 (1.27%) IIS
7 3 (1.27%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.42%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 23 (9.70%) MS Excel
2 15 (6.33%) MS Office
3 3 (1.27%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.84%) MS Project
4 2 (0.84%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 7 (2.95%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (1.27%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.42%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.42%) Remedy AR System
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.11%) IaaS
1 5 (2.11%) PaaS
2 3 (1.27%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.27%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 28 (11.81%) HTTP
2 27 (11.39%) FTP
3 15 (6.33%) LDAP
4 14 (5.91%) HTTPS
4 14 (5.91%) SSL
5 7 (2.95%) Internet
6 6 (2.53%) DNS
6 6 (2.53%) NetScaler
7 5 (2.11%) DHCP
7 5 (2.11%) Skype
7 5 (2.11%) SNMP
8 4 (1.69%) IPv4
9 3 (1.27%) SAN
10 2 (0.84%) Unified Communications
11 1 (0.42%) Cisco Nexus
11 1 (0.42%) Firewall
11 1 (0.42%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (8.44%) SQL Server
2 16 (6.75%) Oracle Database
3 14 (5.91%) Oracle Database 11g
4 12 (5.06%) Oracle Reports
5 11 (4.64%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 11 (4.64%) Siebel EIM
6 10 (4.22%) SQL Server 2005
6 10 (4.22%) SQL Server 2008
7 7 (2.95%) Oracle Database 10g
8 3 (1.27%) Oracle BI EE
9 1 (0.42%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.42%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 15 (6.33%) JDeveloper
2 6 (2.53%) Cucumber
2 6 (2.53%) Selenium
3 1 (0.42%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.42%) MSI
3 1 (0.42%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (0.42%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (0.42%) Vagrant
General
1 13 (5.49%) Finance
2 8 (3.38%) Banking
3 3 (1.27%) Telecoms
4 2 (0.84%) Marketing
4 2 (0.84%) Military
5 1 (0.42%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.42%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 56 (23.63%) Developer
2 49 (20.68%) Administrator
3 23 (9.70%) Analyst
4 14 (5.91%) Service Analyst
4 14 (5.91%) Technical Administrator
5 12 (5.06%) WebCenter Developer
6 11 (4.64%) Siebel Developer
7 9 (3.80%) Oracle Developer
7 9 (3.80%) Systems Administrator
8 8 (3.38%) DBA
9 7 (2.95%) IT Analyst
10 6 (2.53%) .NET Developer
10 6 (2.53%) Architect
10 6 (2.53%) Desktop Support
10 6 (2.53%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 6 (2.53%) Oracle DBA
10 6 (2.53%) Portal Developer
10 6 (2.53%) Team Leader
10 6 (2.53%) Test Engineer
10 6 (2.53%) Web Content Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (26.58%) Web Services
2 44 (18.57%) XML
3 41 (17.30%) J2EE
4 21 (8.86%) WebCenter
5 16 (6.75%) .NET
5 16 (6.75%) ASP.NET
5 16 (6.75%) XSLT
6 15 (6.33%) SOAP
7 14 (5.91%) JMS
7 14 (5.91%) WSDL
7 14 (5.91%) XSD
8 11 (4.64%) .NET Framework
9 9 (3.80%) jQuery
9 9 (3.80%) SAML
10 7 (2.95%) Ajax
10 7 (2.95%) CSS
10 7 (2.95%) HTML
11 6 (2.53%) JSP
11 6 (2.53%) Oracle ADF
11 6 (2.53%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 59 (24.89%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (8.44%) Algorithms
3 16 (6.75%) Computer Science
4 8 (3.38%) Clustering
5 6 (2.53%) CMDB
5 6 (2.53%) Cyber Defence
6 5 (2.11%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.69%) e-Health
7 4 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.27%) Linux Command Line
9 2 (0.84%) CESG
9 2 (0.84%) User Experience
10 1 (0.42%) Blog
10 1 (0.42%) Data Centre
10 1 (0.42%) HP Storage
10 1 (0.42%) PKI
10 1 (0.42%) Replication
10 1 (0.42%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 46 (19.41%) Windows
2 38 (16.03%) Linux
3 33 (13.92%) Unix
4 11 (4.64%) Windows 7
5 5 (2.11%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (0.84%) AIX
6 2 (0.84%) HPUX
6 2 (0.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.84%) Solaris
6 2 (0.84%) Windows 2000
6 2 (0.84%) Windows 8
6 2 (0.84%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.84%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.84%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.42%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.42%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (28.69%) ITIL
2 35 (14.77%) Migration
3 32 (13.50%) Service Design
4 31 (13.08%) Unit Testing
5 28 (11.81%) SOA
6 27 (11.39%) Data Management
6 27 (11.39%) ITIL V3
6 27 (11.39%) Master Data Management
7 25 (10.55%) Change Control
7 25 (10.55%) Performance Tuning
7 25 (10.55%) SDLC
7 25 (10.55%) Service Delivery
8 24 (10.13%) Service Management
9 23 (9.70%) Workflow
10 22 (9.28%) Data Migration
11 20 (8.44%) Business Intelligence
11 20 (8.44%) Change Management
12 19 (8.02%) Problem Management
13 17 (7.17%) Software Testing
14 14 (5.91%) Information Assurance
Programming Languages
1 52 (21.94%) Java
2 46 (19.41%) SQL
3 24 (10.13%) Shell Script
4 22 (9.28%) C#
5 16 (6.75%) JavaScript
6 14 (5.91%) XPath
7 13 (5.49%) PL/SQL
7 13 (5.49%) STATISTICA Visual Basic
8 11 (4.64%) C
9 10 (4.22%) C++
10 6 (2.53%) Perl
10 6 (2.53%) PowerShell
10 6 (2.53%) Python
10 6 (2.53%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
11 5 (2.11%) Bash Shell
11 5 (2.11%) VB
12 1 (0.42%) Ruby
12 1 (0.42%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 237 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 23 (9.70%) ITIL Certification
3 20 (8.44%) Degree
4 13 (5.49%) Siebel Certification
5 9 (3.80%) BPSS Clearance
5 9 (3.80%) DV Cleared
6 6 (2.53%) CISA
6 6 (2.53%) CISM
6 6 (2.53%) CISSP
6 6 (2.53%) CRISC
7 3 (1.27%) MCP
7 3 (1.27%) MCSE
7 3 (1.27%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (1.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (0.84%) A+ Certification
8 2 (0.84%) CCNA
8 2 (0.84%) CESG Certified Professional
8 2 (0.84%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.84%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (5.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (4.64%) QA
3 7 (2.95%) SLA
4 6 (2.53%) COBIT
5 4 (1.69%) ISO 9000
6 2 (0.84%) JSP 440
6 2 (0.84%) RMADS
System Software
1 21 (8.86%) Active Directory
2 14 (5.91%) Oracle RAC
3 9 (3.80%) vSphere
4 7 (2.95%) XenApp
5 6 (2.53%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (2.53%) XenDesktop
6 4 (1.69%) vCloud
7 2 (0.84%) Docker
8 1 (0.42%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 16 (6.75%) Oracle Identity Management
2 12 (5.06%) SCCM
3 10 (4.22%) SCOrch
4 9 (3.80%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 7 (2.95%) Data Guard
5 7 (2.95%) Oracle RMAN
5 7 (2.95%) Tivoli Identity Manager
6 6 (2.53%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 5 (2.11%) BMC PATROL
7 5 (2.11%) Nagios
7 5 (2.11%) OpenView
7 5 (2.11%) Tivoli
7 5 (2.11%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
8 2 (0.84%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (0.84%) Puppet
8 2 (0.84%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 1 (0.42%) Ansible
9 1 (0.42%) BladeLogic
9 1 (0.42%) FortiGate
9 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 81 (34.18%) Oracle
2 36 (15.19%) Siebel
3 34 (14.35%) Microsoft
4 32 (13.50%) IBM
5 18 (7.59%) HP
6 14 (5.91%) Remedy
6 14 (5.91%) VMware
7 12 (5.06%) Informatica
8 9 (3.80%) Red Hat
9 7 (2.95%) BMC
9 7 (2.95%) Citrix
10 5 (2.11%) Compuware
11 4 (1.69%) CA
11 4 (1.69%) Dynatrace
11 4 (1.69%) Nimsoft
12 2 (0.84%) AppSense
12 2 (0.84%) Cisco
12 2 (0.84%) ServiceNow
12 2 (0.84%) Sun
12 2 (0.84%) Sybase
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