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 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 112 173 167
Rank change year-on-year
+61 -6
Permanent jobs citing SC Cleared 162 76 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.16% 1.13% 1.07%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.00% 4.88% 4.15%
Number of salaries quoted 140 48 48
Average salary £54,000 £42,500 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.05% +3.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £35,300 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £60,000 £57,900
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +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
1800 1556 1878
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 24.03% 23.04% 25.85%
Number of salaries quoted 1461 1321 1588
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 21 October 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 21 October 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 +6 60 £54,000 +20.00% 5
Manchester +8 50 £48,250 -3.50% 4
Cumbria +6 18 £42,500 +16.43% 3
Lancashire +9 16 £42,500 - 3
Merseyside +20 3 £41,500 - 6
SC Cleared
England

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 21 October 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.

1 266 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 84 (31.58%) Finance
3 64 (24.06%) Windows
4 63 (23.68%) ITIL
5 42 (15.79%) Oracle
6 41 (15.41%) Microsoft
7 35 (13.16%) Java
8 34 (12.78%) Service Management
9 33 (12.41%) Cisco
9 33 (12.41%) Juniper
10 29 (10.90%) Firewall
10 29 (10.90%) Service Delivery
11 27 (10.15%) Stakeholder Management
11 27 (10.15%) Active Directory
11 27 (10.15%) Incident Management
11 27 (10.15%) People Management
12 26 (9.77%) Linux
12 26 (9.77%) Migration
13 25 (9.40%) SAP
13 25 (9.40%) Citrix
14 23 (8.65%) Retail
14 23 (8.65%) Windows Server 2008
15 22 (8.27%) SLA
15 22 (8.27%) ABAP
15 22 (8.27%) SharePoint
15 22 (8.27%) Workflow
16 21 (7.89%) HP
16 21 (7.89%) Agile Software Development
17 20 (7.52%) Banking
17 20 (7.52%) Network Security

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

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 22 (8.27%) SharePoint
2 18 (6.77%) SAP EP
2 18 (6.77%) NetWeaver
2 18 (6.77%) SAP Portal
3 14 (5.26%) MS Exchange
3 14 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
4 13 (4.89%) Lync
5 10 (3.76%) Confluence
6 7 (2.63%) Office Communications Server
7 6 (2.26%) WebLogic
7 6 (2.26%) IBM Notes
7 6 (2.26%) Exchange Server 2013
7 6 (2.26%) SharePoint Server
8 5 (1.88%) CICS
8 5 (1.88%) WebLogic Portal
9 3 (1.13%) SharePoint 2010
9 3 (1.13%) CMS
10 2 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2003
11 1 (0.38%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.38%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 17 (6.39%) MS Excel
2 13 (4.89%) MS Office
3 1 (0.38%) SPSS
3 1 (0.38%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 15 (5.64%) Oracle EBS
2 10 (3.76%) Oracle ERP
3 5 (1.88%) RMDS
4 3 (1.13%) Oracle EBS R12
4 3 (1.13%) SAP HR
4 3 (1.13%) SAP Payroll
5 2 (0.75%) Oracle Payroll
5 2 (0.75%) SAP FI/CO
5 2 (0.75%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (0.75%) SAP FI
5 2 (0.75%) SAP CO
6 1 (0.38%) Oracle iRecruitment
6 1 (0.38%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.38%) SAP HCM
6 1 (0.38%) Oracle Internet Expenses
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.26%) Office 365
2 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 29 (10.90%) Firewall
2 20 (7.52%) Network Security
3 11 (4.14%) WAN
3 11 (4.14%) LAN
3 11 (4.14%) Wireless
4 9 (3.38%) AMQP
4 9 (3.38%) SAN
5 7 (2.63%) DHCP
5 7 (2.63%) TCP/IP
5 7 (2.63%) DNS
6 6 (2.26%) Unified Communications
7 5 (1.88%) Intrusion Detection
7 5 (1.88%) VLAN
7 5 (1.88%) NAS
7 5 (1.88%) MPLS
7 5 (1.88%) ADSL
7 5 (1.88%) ISDN
8 4 (1.50%) Intranet
9 3 (1.13%) FirePass
9 3 (1.13%) Junos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (4.14%) Oracle Database
2 10 (3.76%) Data Warehouse
2 10 (3.76%) SQL Server
3 7 (2.63%) Oracle Database 11g
4 5 (1.88%) Easytrieve
4 5 (1.88%) DB2
5 4 (1.50%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (1.50%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (1.13%) MS Access
7 2 (0.75%) Oracle BI EE
8 1 (0.38%) Big Data
8 1 (0.38%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.38%) Oracle Exadata
8 1 (0.38%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (0.38%) SQLPlus
8 1 (0.38%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.38%) Oracle Discoverer
8 1 (0.38%) MySQL
8 1 (0.38%) Essbase
Development Applications
1 16 (6.02%) JIRA
2 10 (3.76%) JUnit
2 10 (3.76%) Talend Open Studio
3 9 (3.38%) Mercurial
3 9 (3.38%) Gradle
3 9 (3.38%) Eclipse
4 5 (1.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 5 (1.88%) QuickTest Pro
4 5 (1.88%) LoadRunner
5 3 (1.13%) Git (software)
6 2 (0.75%) ClearCase
6 2 (0.75%) Ant
6 2 (0.75%) Subversion
General
1 84 (31.58%) Finance
2 23 (8.65%) Retail
3 20 (7.52%) Banking
4 16 (6.02%) Telecoms
5 7 (2.63%) Automotive
5 7 (2.63%) Back Office
6 5 (1.88%) Manufacturing
7 4 (1.50%) Legal
7 4 (1.50%) Local Government
8 3 (1.13%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.38%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 34 (12.78%) Developer
2 32 (12.03%) Consultant
3 26 (9.77%) Architect
4 22 (8.27%) Analyst
5 17 (6.39%) Project Manager
6 15 (5.64%) SAP Developer
7 14 (5.26%) Network Architect
7 14 (5.26%) NetWeaver Developer
8 11 (4.14%) Senior Network Architect
8 11 (4.14%) Senior Architect
8 11 (4.14%) Service Manager
9 10 (3.76%) Technical Leader
10 9 (3.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 9 (3.38%) SAP Consultant
10 9 (3.38%) Software Developer
10 9 (3.38%) Network Engineer
11 8 (3.01%) Technical Architect
11 8 (3.01%) Support Analyst
11 8 (3.01%) Service Analyst
11 8 (3.01%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (7.52%) Middleware
2 19 (7.14%) J2EE
2 19 (7.14%) SAP Smart Forms
2 19 (7.14%) BAPI
3 18 (6.77%) Web Dynpro
3 18 (6.77%) SAP Business Workflow
4 13 (4.89%) Java EE
5 11 (4.14%) JSON
6 9 (3.38%) EJB
6 9 (3.38%) Web Services
6 9 (3.38%) JMS
7 3 (1.13%) Oracle Fusion
7 3 (1.13%) HTML
7 3 (1.13%) CSS
8 2 (0.75%) XML
8 2 (0.75%) AngularJS
8 2 (0.75%) Spring
9 1 (0.38%) SAP ALE
9 1 (0.38%) Ajax
9 1 (0.38%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 16 (6.02%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (3.01%) Blackberry
2 8 (3.01%) RMADS
3 7 (2.63%) CESG
4 6 (2.26%) Replication
5 5 (1.88%) VSAM
5 5 (1.88%) CESG CLAS
5 5 (1.88%) Computer Science
5 5 (1.88%) Open Source
5 5 (1.88%) Management Information System
5 5 (1.88%) Mainframe
6 3 (1.13%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (1.13%) User Experience
7 2 (0.75%) Algorithms
7 2 (0.75%) AS400
7 2 (0.75%) GIS
7 2 (0.75%) BBC
7 2 (0.75%) Social Media
7 2 (0.75%) Embedded Systems
7 2 (0.75%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 64 (24.06%) Windows
2 26 (9.77%) Linux
3 23 (8.65%) Windows Server 2008
4 18 (6.77%) Windows 7
5 17 (6.39%) Windows Server 2003
6 15 (5.64%) Windows Server 2012
7 13 (4.89%) UNIX
8 10 (3.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 9 (3.38%) Windows XP
10 8 (3.01%) Solaris
11 7 (2.63%) AIX
12 1 (0.38%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.38%) Android
12 1 (0.38%) CentOS
12 1 (0.38%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.38%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (23.68%) ITIL
2 34 (12.78%) Service Management
3 29 (10.90%) Service Delivery
4 27 (10.15%) Stakeholder Management
4 27 (10.15%) Incident Management
4 27 (10.15%) People Management
5 26 (9.77%) Migration
6 22 (8.27%) Workflow
7 21 (7.89%) Agile Software Development
8 20 (7.52%) PRINCE2
8 20 (7.52%) OO
9 18 (6.77%) Web Development
9 18 (6.77%) Problem Management
9 18 (6.77%) Mentoring
10 16 (6.02%) Scrum
10 16 (6.02%) Business Intelligence
11 14 (5.26%) Configuration Management
11 14 (5.26%) Project Management
11 14 (5.26%) ERP
12 12 (4.51%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 35 (13.16%) Java
2 22 (8.27%) ABAP
3 19 (7.14%) SAPscript
4 18 (6.77%) C
4 18 (6.77%) SQL
5 9 (3.38%) PowerShell
5 9 (3.38%) C++
5 9 (3.38%) Ada
5 9 (3.38%) Python
6 7 (2.63%) PL/SQL
6 7 (2.63%) VBScript
6 7 (2.63%) VB
7 5 (1.88%) JCL
7 5 (1.88%) COBOL
7 5 (1.88%) JavaScript
8 3 (1.13%) C#
9 2 (0.75%) Perl
9 2 (0.75%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.38%) Ruby
10 1 (0.38%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 266 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 15 (5.64%) Microsoft Certification
3 13 (4.89%) DV Cleared
4 12 (4.51%) Cisco Certification
5 11 (4.14%) MCSE
6 9 (3.38%) CISSP
6 9 (3.38%) MCP
7 8 (3.01%) CCNA
8 7 (2.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 7 (2.63%) ISTQB
8 7 (2.63%) Degree
8 7 (2.63%) CTC Cleared
8 7 (2.63%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 7 (2.63%) CCA
8 7 (2.63%) Citrix Certification
8 7 (2.63%) CCEA
8 7 (2.63%) MCSD
9 6 (2.26%) ISEB
10 5 (1.88%) SSCP
10 5 (1.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (8.27%) SLA
2 16 (6.02%) QA
3 10 (3.76%) Data Quality
3 10 (3.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.75%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 1 (0.38%) COSO
5 1 (0.38%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 27 (10.15%) Active Directory
2 15 (5.64%) Hyper-V
3 10 (3.76%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (3.38%) XenApp
5 8 (3.01%) XenDesktop
6 6 (2.26%) VMware ESXi
6 6 (2.26%) Oracle RAC
7 5 (1.88%) Snort
8 3 (1.13%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (0.75%) GPFS
10 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.38%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 1 (0.38%) Xen
10 1 (0.38%) XenServer
10 1 (0.38%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.38%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 13 (4.89%) SCCM
2 10 (3.76%) Oracle EDQ
3 9 (3.38%) SCOM
3 9 (3.38%) SolarWinds Orion
4 8 (3.01%) OpenView
5 7 (2.63%) SCVMM
5 7 (2.63%) McAfee ePO
5 7 (2.63%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 6 (2.26%) SCDPM
6 6 (2.26%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 6 (2.26%) HP Quality Center
7 5 (1.88%) Nessus
7 5 (1.88%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 3 (1.13%) FortiGate
8 3 (1.13%) Nagios
9 2 (0.75%) MIMEsweeper
9 2 (0.75%) Norton AntiVirus
9 2 (0.75%) BMC PATROL
9 2 (0.75%) BladeLogic
9 2 (0.75%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 42 (15.79%) Oracle
2 41 (15.41%) Microsoft
3 33 (12.41%) Cisco
3 33 (12.41%) Juniper
4 25 (9.40%) SAP
4 25 (9.40%) Citrix
5 21 (7.89%) HP
6 20 (7.52%) CheckPoint
7 18 (6.77%) VMware
7 18 (6.77%) Adobe
8 15 (5.64%) F5
9 12 (4.51%) Fujitsu
10 10 (3.76%) Red Hat
10 10 (3.76%) Talend
10 10 (3.76%) Atlassian
11 9 (3.38%) SolarWinds
12 8 (3.01%) AppSense
13 7 (2.63%) IBM
13 7 (2.63%) Symantec
13 7 (2.63%) McAfee
Liverpool, Merseyside
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Negotiable depending on experience
Posted: 17 hours ago
Manchester
MRP Global
Salary: £65000 - £95000 per annum + Inclusive package
Posted: 19 hours ago
Cheshire
NES Global Talent
Salary: £35000 to £42000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cumbria
Capita
Posted: 5 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Negotiable upon application
Posted: 6 days ago
Cumbria
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Manchester
The People Network
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Excellent Bens
Posted: 7 days ago
Manchester
The People Network
Salary: £30000 - £70000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 11 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Steria
Salary: From £60,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
Cumbria
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £55000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
Runcorn
QA Apprenticeships
Salary: £11,992.24 per year
Posted: 25 days ago
Liverpool
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £30k - 35k per year + Benefits
Posted: 25 days ago