The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the North West region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 141 183 205
Rank change year-on-year
+42 +22
Permanent jobs citing SC Cleared 111 63 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.56% 0.87% 0.53%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.74% 3.76% 2.12%
Number of salaries quoted 78 42 39
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% -12.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,350 £25,500 £31,300
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £48,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+7.77% -
Qualifications Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1646 1676 1887
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 23.07% 23.12% 25.19%
Number of salaries quoted 1269 1409 1626
Average salary £35,000 £38,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +6.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £63,250
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
SC Cleared
England

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 +5 41 £45,000 -26.53% 4
Manchester +21 40 £45,000 +11.11% 5
Cumbria +14 20 - - 7
Lancashire -2 3 £37,500 +2.73% 3
SC Cleared
England

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 225 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 72 (32.00%) Finance
3 62 (27.56%) ITIL
4 53 (23.56%) Windows
5 38 (16.89%) Telecoms
6 36 (16.00%) Service Management
6 36 (16.00%) Microsoft
7 35 (15.56%) Retail
8 33 (14.67%) Oracle
9 30 (13.33%) Java
10 29 (12.89%) Juniper
11 28 (12.44%) CheckPoint
12 27 (12.00%) Stakeholder Management
13 25 (11.11%) Network Security
14 24 (10.67%) Incident Management
14 24 (10.67%) Service Delivery
14 24 (10.67%) Cisco
15 23 (10.22%) Project Management
15 23 (10.22%) PRINCE2
16 22 (9.78%) SQL
16 22 (9.78%) QA
17 20 (8.89%) Fujitsu
17 20 (8.89%) Citrix
18 19 (8.44%) SAP
19 18 (8.00%) Linux
19 18 (8.00%) C
19 18 (8.00%) Oracle Database
20 17 (7.56%) SIEM
20 17 (7.56%) Symantec
20 17 (7.56%) Firewall

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 11 (4.89%) WebLogic
2 10 (4.44%) Confluence
3 9 (4.00%) Lync
3 9 (4.00%) SAP Portal
3 9 (4.00%) SharePoint
3 9 (4.00%) MS Exchange
3 9 (4.00%) NetWeaver
3 9 (4.00%) SAP EP
4 7 (3.11%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (1.78%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (1.78%) SharePoint Server
6 2 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.44%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.44%) WebLogic Portal
7 1 (0.44%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 13 (5.78%) MS Office
2 11 (4.89%) MS Excel
3 2 (0.89%) MS Project
4 1 (0.44%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.44%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 17 (7.56%) Oracle EBS
2 9 (4.00%) Oracle Applications
2 9 (4.00%) SAP FI/CO
2 9 (4.00%) SAP CO
2 9 (4.00%) SAP FI
3 3 (1.33%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (1.33%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (1.33%) Oracle ERP
4 2 (0.89%) Oracle Payroll
5 1 (0.44%) Oracle Internet Expenses
5 1 (0.44%) Oracle iRecruitment
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.78%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 25 (11.11%) Network Security
2 17 (7.56%) Firewall
3 16 (7.11%) TCP/IP
4 15 (6.67%) Intrusion Detection
5 9 (4.00%) AMQP
6 7 (3.11%) HTTPS
6 7 (3.11%) SSL
6 7 (3.11%) HTTP
7 5 (2.22%) WAN
7 5 (2.22%) LAN
8 4 (1.78%) SDH
8 4 (1.78%) Unified Communications
9 3 (1.33%) Intranet
10 2 (0.89%) Wireless
10 2 (0.89%) VoIP
10 2 (0.89%) SAN
11 1 (0.44%) VLAN
11 1 (0.44%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (8.00%) Oracle Database
2 10 (4.44%) Oracle BI EE
3 7 (3.11%) Oracle Database 11g
3 7 (3.11%) Relational Database
3 7 (3.11%) SQL Server
3 7 (3.11%) RDBMS
4 3 (1.33%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (0.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.44%) Oracle Exadata
6 1 (0.44%) Oracle Discoverer
6 1 (0.44%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.44%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (0.44%) SQLPlus
6 1 (0.44%) Essbase
6 1 (0.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 15 (6.67%) JIRA
2 12 (5.33%) JUnit
3 9 (4.00%) Eclipse
3 9 (4.00%) Mercurial
3 9 (4.00%) Gradle
4 5 (2.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (1.33%) Talend Open Studio
6 2 (0.89%) Git (software)
6 2 (0.89%) Cucumber
6 2 (0.89%) Rational DOORS
6 2 (0.89%) Selenium
6 2 (0.89%) Subversion
6 2 (0.89%) Maven
6 2 (0.89%) LoadRunner
6 2 (0.89%) ClearCase
7 1 (0.44%) Ant
7 1 (0.44%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (0.44%) JMeter
7 1 (0.44%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 72 (32.00%) Finance
2 38 (16.89%) Telecoms
3 35 (15.56%) Retail
4 13 (5.78%) Back Office
5 9 (4.00%) Automotive
5 9 (4.00%) Banking
6 8 (3.56%) Aerospace
7 6 (2.67%) Manufacturing
8 4 (1.78%) General Ledger
9 2 (0.89%) Military
9 2 (0.89%) Legal
9 2 (0.89%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 33 (14.67%) Developer
2 20 (8.89%) Consultant
3 19 (8.44%) Project Manager
4 15 (6.67%) Security Specialist
5 14 (6.22%) Software Developer
6 12 (5.33%) Architect
6 12 (5.33%) NOC Engineer
7 10 (4.44%) SAP Developer
8 9 (4.00%) NetWeaver Developer
8 9 (4.00%) Analyst
9 8 (3.56%) DBA
9 8 (3.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 8 (3.56%) Oracle DBA
9 8 (3.56%) Senior Security Specialist
10 7 (3.11%) SAP Support
10 7 (3.11%) Oracle Applications DBA
10 7 (3.11%) Junior
11 6 (2.67%) Technical Specialist
11 6 (2.67%) Java Developer
11 6 (2.67%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (6.67%) Java EE
2 14 (6.22%) Middleware
2 14 (6.22%) Web Services
3 11 (4.89%) J2EE
4 10 (4.44%) .NET
4 10 (4.44%) ASP.NET
4 10 (4.44%) SAP Smart Forms
4 10 (4.44%) BAPI
5 9 (4.00%) JMS
5 9 (4.00%) EJB
5 9 (4.00%) Web Dynpro
5 9 (4.00%) JSON
5 9 (4.00%) SAP Business Workflow
6 6 (2.67%) Spring
7 5 (2.22%) Oracle Fusion
8 4 (1.78%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (1.33%) Hibernate
9 3 (1.33%) jQuery
9 3 (1.33%) CGI
9 3 (1.33%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 17 (7.56%) Management Information System
2 7 (3.11%) Client/Server
3 6 (2.67%) RMADS
4 5 (2.22%) Open Source
4 5 (2.22%) Blackberry
4 5 (2.22%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (1.78%) CMDB
6 3 (1.33%) Mobile App
6 3 (1.33%) Inversion of Control
7 2 (0.89%) Embedded Systems
7 2 (0.89%) CESG
7 2 (0.89%) PKI
7 2 (0.89%) Human Factors
7 2 (0.89%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.44%) NHS
8 1 (0.44%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.44%) BBC
8 1 (0.44%) Clustering
8 1 (0.44%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 53 (23.56%) Windows
2 18 (8.00%) Linux
3 16 (7.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (6.22%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (4.00%) UNIX
5 9 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (4.00%) Windows 7
6 6 (2.67%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.89%) Windows 2000
7 2 (0.89%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.44%) Solaris
8 1 (0.44%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.44%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (27.56%) ITIL
2 36 (16.00%) Service Management
3 27 (12.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 24 (10.67%) Service Delivery
4 24 (10.67%) Incident Management
5 23 (10.22%) Project Management
5 23 (10.22%) PRINCE2
6 17 (7.56%) Scrum
6 17 (7.56%) SIEM
7 16 (7.11%) Configuration Management
8 15 (6.67%) Vulnerability Management
9 14 (6.22%) OO
10 13 (5.78%) Migration
10 13 (5.78%) Capacity Management
10 13 (5.78%) Cyber Security
11 12 (5.33%) Workflow
11 12 (5.33%) Software Engineering
12 11 (4.89%) Problem Management
12 11 (4.89%) Waterfall
13 10 (4.44%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 30 (13.33%) Java
2 22 (9.78%) SQL
3 18 (8.00%) C
4 11 (4.89%) C++
5 10 (4.44%) ABAP
5 10 (4.44%) SAPscript
6 9 (4.00%) Ada
6 9 (4.00%) T-SQL
7 8 (3.56%) Python
8 6 (2.67%) C#
9 5 (2.22%) PowerShell
10 4 (1.78%) VBScript
10 4 (1.78%) VB
11 3 (1.33%) JavaScript
11 3 (1.33%) PL/SQL
12 2 (0.89%) MATLAB
13 1 (0.44%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.44%) VC++
Qualifications
1 225 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 13 (5.78%) CISSP
2 13 (5.78%) CTC Cleared
3 11 (4.89%) Degree
4 10 (4.44%) DV Cleared
5 9 (4.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 9 (4.00%) SSCP
6 8 (3.56%) CEH
7 5 (2.22%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (1.78%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (1.78%) ISTQB
8 4 (1.78%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 4 (1.78%) CISM
9 3 (1.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 3 (1.33%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (1.33%) CCNA
10 2 (0.89%) ISEB
10 2 (0.89%) MCP
10 2 (0.89%) CISA
10 2 (0.89%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (9.78%) QA
2 14 (6.22%) SLA
3 4 (1.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (1.33%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.89%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 1 (0.44%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 15 (6.67%) Active Directory
2 13 (5.78%) Snort
2 13 (5.78%) Oracle RAC
3 8 (3.56%) Oracle RMAN
4 5 (2.22%) XenApp
4 5 (2.22%) XenDesktop
5 4 (1.78%) Hyper-V
5 4 (1.78%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (0.89%) VMware ESX
6 2 (0.89%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (0.89%) vSphere
7 1 (0.44%) GPFS
7 1 (0.44%) XenServer
7 1 (0.44%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (0.44%) Xen
Systems Management
1 13 (5.78%) Nessus
1 13 (5.78%) McAfee ePO
1 13 (5.78%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 9 (4.00%) SolarWinds Orion
3 8 (3.56%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 7 (3.11%) Data Guard
5 5 (2.22%) SCCM
6 4 (1.78%) SCOM
6 4 (1.78%) SCVMM
6 4 (1.78%) SCDPM
6 4 (1.78%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 3 (1.33%) Oracle EDQ
7 3 (1.33%) HP Quality Center
8 2 (0.89%) ServiceCenter
8 2 (0.89%) OpenView
8 2 (0.89%) NetBackup
9 1 (0.44%) WSUS
9 1 (0.44%) AppDNA
Vendors
1 36 (16.00%) Microsoft
2 33 (14.67%) Oracle
3 29 (12.89%) Juniper
4 28 (12.44%) CheckPoint
5 24 (10.67%) Cisco
6 20 (8.89%) Citrix
6 20 (8.89%) Fujitsu
7 19 (8.44%) SAP
8 17 (7.56%) Symantec
9 15 (6.67%) McAfee
9 15 (6.67%) Websense
9 15 (6.67%) Blue Coat
9 15 (6.67%) IronPort
10 13 (5.78%) Qualys
10 13 (5.78%) VMware
10 13 (5.78%) Splunk
10 13 (5.78%) Lumension
10 13 (5.78%) Becrypt
10 13 (5.78%) LogRhythm
11 12 (5.33%) HP
Preston, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
North West
Experis Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + car fund + flexible benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
EMBS- People Transfer
Salary: £38-55,000 + Car Allowance + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum + Bonus AND Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Vodafone
Posted: 3 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Neg. dependant on exp.
Posted: 4 days ago
Barrow-In-Furness, Cumbria
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £1 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Access Computer Consulting Plc
Posted: 7 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Vodafone
Posted: 9 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Steria
Salary: From £50,000 to £58,000 per annum plus Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Cumbria
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £0.00 - £1 per annum + competitive salary
Posted: 14 days ago
Barrow-In-Furness
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £00 - £1 per annum + Competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
Barrow-In-Furness
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £00.00 - £1 per annum + Competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
Barrow-In-Furness
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £0.00 - £1 per annum + Competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
Manchester
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £35000.00 - £42000.00 per annum + car
Posted: 25 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Steria
Salary: From £0 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago
Barrow-In-Furness
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago