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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 111 141 208
Rank change year-on-year
+30 +67
Permanent jobs citing SC Cleared 152 102 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.19% 1.57% 0.82%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.61% 6.43% 3.37%
Number of salaries quoted 129 59 36
Average salary £46,500 £38,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.77% -14.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,500 £29,000 £19,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £46,500 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+8.13% +1.17%
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
1766 1587 1898
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 25.39% 24.46% 24.22%
Number of salaries quoted 1471 1292 1587
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £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 30 January 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 30 January 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
Manchester +25 57 £55,000 +27.90% 8
Cheshire -4 54 £39,000 +0.32% 3
Merseyside +31 19 £30,250 -21.42%
Lancashire -5 12 £35,750 -15.88% 4
Cumbria -7 7 £50,000 +72.41% 9
SC Cleared
England

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 311 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 94 (30.23%) Finance
3 70 (22.51%) ITIL
4 64 (20.58%) Microsoft
5 62 (19.94%) Windows
6 47 (15.11%) Stakeholder Management
7 43 (13.83%) PRINCE2
8 42 (13.50%) MS Excel
8 42 (13.50%) People Management
9 41 (13.18%) Banking
10 40 (12.86%) Juniper
11 39 (12.54%) Firewall
12 38 (12.22%) Cisco
13 34 (10.93%) Oracle
14 33 (10.61%) SAP
14 33 (10.61%) SLA
14 33 (10.61%) Migration
15 31 (9.97%) Active Directory
15 31 (9.97%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
16 30 (9.65%) Retail
16 30 (9.65%) Service Management
17 27 (8.68%) VMware
17 27 (8.68%) Incident Management
18 25 (8.04%) HP
18 25 (8.04%) MS Office
18 25 (8.04%) MCP
19 24 (7.72%) Citrix
20 23 (7.40%) Java
21 22 (7.07%) Windows Server 2008
21 22 (7.07%) F5

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 19 (6.11%) IBM Notes
1 19 (6.11%) SharePoint
2 16 (5.14%) MS Exchange
3 14 (4.50%) Exchange Server 2010
4 11 (3.54%) WebLogic
5 10 (3.22%) SAP Portal
5 10 (3.22%) NetWeaver
5 10 (3.22%) SAP EP
6 9 (2.89%) Lync
7 8 (2.57%) Exchange Server 2013
8 7 (2.25%) Office Communications Server
9 6 (1.93%) SharePoint 2010
10 5 (1.61%) CICS
11 4 (1.29%) Oracle Service Bus
11 4 (1.29%) WebLogic Portal
12 3 (0.96%) CMS
13 2 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2003
13 2 (0.64%) Apache
13 2 (0.64%) Tomcat
13 2 (0.64%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 42 (13.50%) MS Excel
2 25 (8.04%) MS Office
3 1 (0.32%) Windchill
3 1 (0.32%) SPSS
3 1 (0.32%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.32%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 15 (4.82%) Oracle EBS
2 11 (3.54%) SAP CO
2 11 (3.54%) SAP FI/CO
2 11 (3.54%) SAP FI
3 9 (2.89%) SAP Payroll
3 9 (2.89%) SAP HR
4 7 (2.25%) Oracle ERP
4 7 (2.25%) Oracle EBS R12
5 5 (1.61%) RMDS
6 4 (1.29%) Dynamics CRM
7 3 (0.96%) Oracle 11i
7 3 (0.96%) SAP Retail
7 3 (0.96%) Oracle BPM
8 2 (0.64%) Oracle Applications
9 1 (0.32%) SAP HCM
9 1 (0.32%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 15 (4.82%) Office 365
2 5 (1.61%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.96%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 39 (12.54%) Firewall
2 20 (6.43%) Network Security
3 16 (5.14%) LAN
3 16 (5.14%) WAN
4 13 (4.18%) Broadband
5 12 (3.86%) Wireless
6 9 (2.89%) DNS
6 9 (2.89%) SAN
6 9 (2.89%) FirePass
6 9 (2.89%) Junos
7 8 (2.57%) DHCP
8 6 (1.93%) Unified Communications
9 5 (1.61%) ISDN
9 5 (1.61%) ADSL
9 5 (1.61%) MPLS
9 5 (1.61%) NAS
10 4 (1.29%) VLAN
10 4 (1.29%) TCP/IP
11 3 (0.96%) SSL
11 3 (0.96%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (3.86%) SQL Server
2 8 (2.57%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (1.93%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (1.93%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (1.61%) Oracle Database 10g
4 5 (1.61%) Easytrieve
4 5 (1.61%) DB2
4 5 (1.61%) Oracle Database 11g
4 5 (1.61%) Oracle Database
5 4 (1.29%) Oracle Exadata
5 4 (1.29%) Oracle BI EE
5 4 (1.29%) Oracle Reports
5 4 (1.29%) Oracle Discoverer
5 4 (1.29%) Essbase
6 3 (0.96%) MS Access
7 2 (0.64%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.32%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.32%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (0.32%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.32%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (2.25%) Talend Open Studio
2 4 (1.29%) QuickTest Pro
2 4 (1.29%) LoadRunner
3 3 (0.96%) Oracle Forms
3 3 (0.96%) LSMW
3 3 (0.96%) Metasploit
4 1 (0.32%) Ant
4 1 (0.32%) JIRA
4 1 (0.32%) Git (software)
General
1 94 (30.23%) Finance
2 41 (13.18%) Banking
3 30 (9.65%) Retail
4 20 (6.43%) Back Office
5 10 (3.22%) General Ledger
6 8 (2.57%) Local Government
7 7 (2.25%) Telecoms
8 6 (1.93%) Aerospace
9 5 (1.61%) Manufacturing
10 4 (1.29%) Legal
11 1 (0.32%) Billing
Job Titles
1 60 (19.29%) Consultant
2 53 (17.04%) Project Manager
3 52 (16.72%) Analyst
4 32 (10.29%) Architect
5 25 (8.04%) IT Project Manager
6 24 (7.72%) SAP Consultant
7 21 (6.75%) Applications Manager
7 21 (6.75%) Network Engineer
8 20 (6.43%) Support Analyst
9 19 (6.11%) Service Analyst
9 19 (6.11%) Service Desk Analyst
10 18 (5.79%) Developer
11 17 (5.47%) Senior Manager
11 17 (5.47%) Senior Project Manager
12 16 (5.14%) Senior IT Project Manager
13 14 (4.50%) Network Architect
14 13 (4.18%) Installation Technician
15 12 (3.86%) Senior Network Architect
15 12 (3.86%) Senior Architect
16 11 (3.54%) Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (6.11%) Middleware
2 12 (3.86%) J2EE
3 10 (3.22%) SAP Business Workflow
3 10 (3.22%) SAP Smart Forms
3 10 (3.22%) BAPI
3 10 (3.22%) Web Dynpro
4 8 (2.57%) Web Services
5 4 (1.29%) HTML
5 4 (1.29%) XML
5 4 (1.29%) CSS
6 3 (0.96%) EDI
6 3 (0.96%) Java SE
7 2 (0.64%) AngularJS
7 2 (0.64%) JSON
7 2 (0.64%) Application Packaging
7 2 (0.64%) jQuery
7 2 (0.64%) JSF
7 2 (0.64%) JSP
8 1 (0.32%) .NET
8 1 (0.32%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 17 (5.47%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (2.89%) Replication
3 7 (2.25%) Mainframe
3 7 (2.25%) User Experience
4 5 (1.61%) CESG
4 5 (1.61%) CESG CLAS
4 5 (1.61%) VSAM
4 5 (1.61%) RMADS
5 4 (1.29%) Video Conferencing
5 4 (1.29%) Computer Science
6 3 (0.96%) Blackberry
6 3 (0.96%) FMCG
6 3 (0.96%) Open Source
7 2 (0.64%) Social Media
7 2 (0.64%) GIS
7 2 (0.64%) AS400
7 2 (0.64%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.32%) BBC
8 1 (0.32%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.32%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 62 (19.94%) Windows
2 22 (7.07%) Windows Server 2008
3 21 (6.75%) Windows 7
4 18 (5.79%) Windows XP
5 16 (5.14%) UNIX
6 15 (4.82%) Linux
7 13 (4.18%) Windows Server 2012
8 11 (3.54%) Windows Server 2003
8 11 (3.54%) Solaris
9 7 (2.25%) AIX
10 1 (0.32%) SUSE
10 1 (0.32%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.32%) Android
10 1 (0.32%) CentOS
10 1 (0.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.32%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.32%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.32%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (22.51%) ITIL
2 47 (15.11%) Stakeholder Management
3 43 (13.83%) PRINCE2
4 42 (13.50%) People Management
5 33 (10.61%) Migration
6 30 (9.65%) Service Management
7 27 (8.68%) Incident Management
8 17 (5.47%) Workflow
8 17 (5.47%) Problem Management
9 15 (4.82%) Service Delivery
9 15 (4.82%) Change Management
10 14 (4.50%) Performance Tuning
11 13 (4.18%) Network Design
12 12 (3.86%) Supplier Management
12 12 (3.86%) Data Migration
12 12 (3.86%) ERP
12 12 (3.86%) Business Intelligence
13 11 (3.54%) Mentoring
14 10 (3.22%) Web Development
14 10 (3.22%) OO
Programming Languages
1 23 (7.40%) Java
2 16 (5.14%) SQL
3 13 (4.18%) ABAP
4 10 (3.22%) SAPscript
5 9 (2.89%) PL/SQL
6 7 (2.25%) JavaScript
7 6 (1.93%) PowerShell
8 5 (1.61%) JCL
8 5 (1.61%) COBOL
8 5 (1.61%) VBScript
9 4 (1.29%) VB
9 4 (1.29%) C
10 2 (0.64%) Bash Shell
10 2 (0.64%) Perl
10 2 (0.64%) Python
11 1 (0.32%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.32%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.32%) C#
11 1 (0.32%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.32%) VBA
Qualifications
1 311 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 31 (9.97%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 25 (8.04%) MCP
4 18 (5.79%) Microsoft Certification
5 16 (5.14%) MCSE
6 15 (4.82%) Cisco Certification
7 11 (3.54%) CCNA
7 11 (3.54%) CCA
7 11 (3.54%) Citrix Certification
8 7 (2.25%) CCEA
8 7 (2.25%) MCSD
8 7 (2.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 7 (2.25%) DV Cleared
9 6 (1.93%) Degree
9 6 (1.93%) MCDST
9 6 (1.93%) MCITP
9 6 (1.93%) MCSA
9 6 (1.93%) CCIE
10 5 (1.61%) CCNP
10 5 (1.61%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (10.61%) SLA
2 9 (2.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (2.25%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.96%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.32%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.32%) COBIT
5 1 (0.32%) JSP 440
5 1 (0.32%) COSO
System Software
1 31 (9.97%) Active Directory
2 19 (6.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (5.47%) Hyper-V
4 9 (2.89%) XenApp
5 8 (2.57%) XenDesktop
6 6 (1.93%) VMware ESXi
6 6 (1.93%) Microsoft App-V
7 5 (1.61%) Oracle RMAN
8 2 (0.64%) Forefront TMG
9 1 (0.32%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.32%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 21 (6.75%) SCCM
2 20 (6.43%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 19 (6.11%) OpenView
4 10 (3.22%) SCOM
5 9 (2.89%) FortiGate
6 8 (2.57%) SCVMM
7 7 (2.25%) Oracle EDQ
8 5 (1.61%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 5 (1.61%) SCDPM
9 4 (1.29%) EdgeSight
9 4 (1.29%) HP Quality Center
10 3 (0.96%) Nagios
10 3 (0.96%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 2 (0.64%) SCSM
11 2 (0.64%) McAfee ePO
11 2 (0.64%) WSUS
11 2 (0.64%) BladeLogic
11 2 (0.64%) Norton AntiVirus
11 2 (0.64%) BMC PATROL
11 2 (0.64%) MIMEsweeper
Vendors
1 64 (20.58%) Microsoft
2 40 (12.86%) Juniper
3 38 (12.22%) Cisco
4 34 (10.93%) Oracle
5 33 (10.61%) SAP
6 27 (8.68%) VMware
7 25 (8.04%) HP
8 24 (7.72%) Citrix
9 22 (7.07%) F5
10 19 (6.11%) Lotus
11 18 (5.79%) CheckPoint
12 10 (3.22%) Adobe
13 9 (2.89%) AppSense
13 9 (2.89%) Fortinet
14 8 (2.57%) Fujitsu
15 7 (2.25%) Talend
16 6 (1.93%) IBM
17 5 (1.61%) Salesforce.com
18 4 (1.29%) Hyperion
18 4 (1.29%) EMC
Warrington, Cheshire
DWP
Salary: From £54,990 to £67,440 per annum basic salary & pension
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
DWP
Salary: From £54,990 to £67,440 per annum basic salary & pension
Posted: Yesterday
North West
EMBS- People Transfer
Salary: Car Allow + Medical + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
North West
EMBS- People Transfer
Salary: £35k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Chorley, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £29000.00 - £39000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Atos
Posted: 5 days ago
North West
EMBS- People Transfer
Salary: Car Allow + Medical + Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
North West
EMBS- People Transfer
Salary: Car Allow + Medical + Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus, Car
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum £40,000 - £50,000 + Benefits (Depend
Posted: 16 days ago
Cumbria
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £45 - £54 per hour
Posted: 18 days ago
Lancashire
Modis International - London
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + £5000 flexible benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 25 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 26 days ago