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

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 127 174 196
Rank change year-on-year
+47 +22
Permanent jobs citing SC Cleared 151 74 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.04% 1.08% 0.87%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.75% 4.73% 3.30%
Number of salaries quoted 124 50 50
Average salary £51,250 £45,000 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.88% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,300 £34,649 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £75,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
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
1725 1566 1941
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 23.35% 22.94% 26.28%
Number of salaries quoted 1362 1325 1617
Average salary £40,000 £39,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% +9.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,800 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -

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 22 September 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 22 September 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 +8 55 £54,000 +20.00% 6
Manchester +14 52 £45,000 -5.26% 6
Cumbria +13 19 £42,500 +16.43% 1
Lancashire +4 12 £42,500 - 4
SC Cleared
England

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 September 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.

1 245 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 76 (31.02%) Finance
3 63 (25.71%) Windows
4 56 (22.86%) ITIL
5 42 (17.14%) Oracle
6 41 (16.73%) Juniper
7 35 (14.29%) Microsoft
8 34 (13.88%) Cisco
8 34 (13.88%) Service Management
9 32 (13.06%) Firewall
9 32 (13.06%) CheckPoint
10 30 (12.24%) Network Security
10 30 (12.24%) Incident Management
11 29 (11.84%) Java
12 28 (11.43%) Service Delivery
12 28 (11.43%) Migration
13 26 (10.61%) Retail
13 26 (10.61%) Active Directory
14 24 (9.80%) Citrix
15 23 (9.39%) Telecoms
15 23 (9.39%) Linux
15 23 (9.39%) Windows Server 2008
15 23 (9.39%) Analytical Skills
16 22 (8.98%) Stakeholder Management
17 20 (8.16%) SharePoint
17 20 (8.16%) Middleware
18 18 (7.35%) SAP
18 18 (7.35%) Workflow
18 18 (7.35%) VMware
18 18 (7.35%) People Management

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

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 20 (8.16%) SharePoint
2 14 (5.71%) NetWeaver
2 14 (5.71%) MS Exchange
2 14 (5.71%) SAP EP
2 14 (5.71%) SAP Portal
3 12 (4.90%) Exchange Server 2010
4 11 (4.49%) Lync
5 10 (4.08%) Confluence
6 7 (2.86%) WebLogic
7 6 (2.45%) SharePoint Server
7 6 (2.45%) Office Communications Server
8 5 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2013
8 5 (2.04%) WebLogic Portal
8 5 (2.04%) CICS
9 3 (1.22%) SharePoint 2010
9 3 (1.22%) CMS
10 1 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.41%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.41%) IIS
Applications
1 11 (4.49%) MS Office
2 9 (3.67%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.41%) AutoCAD
3 1 (0.41%) SPSS
3 1 (0.41%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 15 (6.12%) Oracle EBS
2 10 (4.08%) Oracle ERP
3 5 (2.04%) RMDS
4 3 (1.22%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (0.82%) Oracle Payroll
5 2 (0.82%) SAP FI
5 2 (0.82%) SAP CO
5 2 (0.82%) SAP FI/CO
5 2 (0.82%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.41%) Oracle Internet Expenses
6 1 (0.41%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.41%) Oracle iRecruitment
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.04%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 32 (13.06%) Firewall
2 30 (12.24%) Network Security
3 14 (5.71%) TCP/IP
4 13 (5.31%) Intrusion Detection
5 12 (4.90%) LAN
5 12 (4.90%) WAN
6 9 (3.67%) AMQP
6 9 (3.67%) Wireless
7 8 (3.27%) SAN
8 6 (2.45%) DNS
8 6 (2.45%) DHCP
9 5 (2.04%) Unified Communications
9 5 (2.04%) NAS
9 5 (2.04%) VLAN
9 5 (2.04%) MPLS
9 5 (2.04%) SSL
9 5 (2.04%) HTTPS
9 5 (2.04%) HTTP
9 5 (2.04%) ADSL
9 5 (2.04%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (4.90%) Oracle Database
2 10 (4.08%) SQL Server
2 10 (4.08%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (2.45%) Oracle Database 11g
4 5 (2.04%) Easytrieve
4 5 (2.04%) DB2
5 4 (1.63%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (1.63%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (1.22%) Oracle BI EE
6 3 (1.22%) MS Access
7 2 (0.82%) RDBMS
7 2 (0.82%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.41%) Big Data
8 1 (0.41%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.41%) SQLPlus
8 1 (0.41%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (0.41%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 15 (6.12%) JIRA
2 10 (4.08%) JUnit
2 10 (4.08%) Talend Open Studio
3 9 (3.67%) Gradle
3 9 (3.67%) Mercurial
3 9 (3.67%) Eclipse
4 5 (2.04%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 5 (2.04%) QuickTest Pro
4 5 (2.04%) LoadRunner
5 2 (0.82%) ClearCase
5 2 (0.82%) Subversion
5 2 (0.82%) Git (software)
5 2 (0.82%) Rational DOORS
6 1 (0.41%) Ant
General
1 76 (31.02%) Finance
2 26 (10.61%) Retail
3 23 (9.39%) Telecoms
4 10 (4.08%) Banking
5 7 (2.86%) Back Office
5 7 (2.86%) Automotive
6 5 (2.04%) Manufacturing
7 4 (1.63%) Legal
8 2 (0.82%) Electronics
8 2 (0.82%) Aerospace
8 2 (0.82%) Military
8 2 (0.82%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 32 (13.06%) Developer
2 24 (9.80%) Consultant
3 21 (8.57%) Architect
4 15 (6.12%) SAP Developer
4 15 (6.12%) Analyst
5 14 (5.71%) NetWeaver Developer
6 13 (5.31%) NOC Engineer
6 13 (5.31%) Security Specialist
7 12 (4.90%) Network Architect
8 11 (4.49%) Project Manager
9 10 (4.08%) Service Manager
9 10 (4.08%) Technical Leader
10 9 (3.67%) Senior Network Architect
10 9 (3.67%) Senior Architect
10 9 (3.67%) Software Developer
11 8 (3.27%) Administrator
11 8 (3.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 8 (3.27%) Citrix Consultant
11 8 (3.27%) Senior Security Specialist
12 7 (2.86%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (8.16%) Middleware
2 15 (6.12%) SAP Smart Forms
2 15 (6.12%) BAPI
3 14 (5.71%) J2EE
3 14 (5.71%) Web Dynpro
3 14 (5.71%) SAP Business Workflow
4 13 (5.31%) Java EE
5 9 (3.67%) JSON
5 9 (3.67%) JMS
5 9 (3.67%) EJB
5 9 (3.67%) Web Services
6 3 (1.22%) Oracle Fusion
7 2 (0.82%) CGI
7 2 (0.82%) Spring
8 1 (0.41%) SAP ALE
8 1 (0.41%) Application Packaging
8 1 (0.41%) Hibernate
8 1 (0.41%) .NET
8 1 (0.41%) HTML
8 1 (0.41%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 23 (9.39%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (3.67%) Management Information System
3 8 (3.27%) RMADS
4 7 (2.86%) CESG
5 6 (2.45%) Blackberry
6 5 (2.04%) Open Source
6 5 (2.04%) Computer Science
6 5 (2.04%) VSAM
6 5 (2.04%) CESG CLAS
6 5 (2.04%) Replication
6 5 (2.04%) Mainframe
7 3 (1.22%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.82%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.82%) GIS
8 2 (0.82%) BBC
8 2 (0.82%) PKI
8 2 (0.82%) CMDB
8 2 (0.82%) User Experience
8 2 (0.82%) Embedded Systems
8 2 (0.82%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 63 (25.71%) Windows
2 23 (9.39%) Linux
2 23 (9.39%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (6.94%) Windows 7
3 17 (6.94%) Windows Server 2003
4 13 (5.31%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (4.90%) UNIX
6 10 (4.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (2.86%) Windows XP
8 6 (2.45%) AIX
8 6 (2.45%) Solaris
9 1 (0.41%) CentOS
9 1 (0.41%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (22.86%) ITIL
2 34 (13.88%) Service Management
3 30 (12.24%) Incident Management
4 28 (11.43%) Service Delivery
4 28 (11.43%) Migration
5 22 (8.98%) Stakeholder Management
6 18 (7.35%) Workflow
6 18 (7.35%) People Management
7 16 (6.53%) OO
7 16 (6.53%) Scrum
7 16 (6.53%) Agile Software Development
8 15 (6.12%) Problem Management
8 15 (6.12%) SIEM
8 15 (6.12%) Mentoring
8 15 (6.12%) Change Management
8 15 (6.12%) Business Intelligence
9 14 (5.71%) Configuration Management
9 14 (5.71%) PRINCE2
9 14 (5.71%) ERP
9 14 (5.71%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 29 (11.84%) Java
2 15 (6.12%) ABAP
2 15 (6.12%) C
2 15 (6.12%) SQL
2 15 (6.12%) SAPscript
3 9 (3.67%) PowerShell
3 9 (3.67%) Ada
3 9 (3.67%) Python
3 9 (3.67%) C++
4 8 (3.27%) VBScript
4 8 (3.27%) VB
5 5 (2.04%) JCL
5 5 (2.04%) PL/SQL
5 5 (2.04%) COBOL
6 4 (1.63%) JavaScript
7 3 (1.22%) C#
8 2 (0.82%) Perl
8 2 (0.82%) MATLAB
8 2 (0.82%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.41%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 245 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 15 (6.12%) DV Cleared
3 14 (5.71%) CTC Cleared
4 13 (5.31%) CISSP
5 12 (4.90%) Cisco Certification
5 12 (4.90%) Microsoft Certification
6 10 (4.08%) Degree
7 9 (3.67%) SSCP
8 8 (3.27%) MCSE
8 8 (3.27%) CCNA
8 8 (3.27%) CEH
9 7 (2.86%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 7 (2.86%) ISTQB
10 6 (2.45%) MCSD
10 6 (2.45%) CCA
10 6 (2.45%) Citrix Certification
10 6 (2.45%) CCEA
10 6 (2.45%) ISEB
10 6 (2.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 5 (2.04%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (6.53%) QA
2 14 (5.71%) SLA
3 10 (4.08%) Data Quality
3 10 (4.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.82%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 1 (0.41%) COSO
5 1 (0.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.41%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 26 (10.61%) Active Directory
2 12 (4.90%) Hyper-V
3 11 (4.49%) Snort
4 10 (4.08%) XenApp
5 9 (3.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 9 (3.67%) XenDesktop
6 8 (3.27%) Oracle RAC
7 6 (2.45%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (1.63%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (0.82%) Oracle RMAN
9 2 (0.82%) GPFS
10 1 (0.41%) XenServer
10 1 (0.41%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 1 (0.41%) Xen
10 1 (0.41%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 11 (4.49%) Nessus
1 11 (4.49%) McAfee ePO
1 11 (4.49%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 10 (4.08%) Oracle EDQ
3 9 (3.67%) SolarWinds Orion
4 7 (2.86%) SCCM
5 6 (2.45%) HP Quality Center
6 5 (2.04%) SCDPM
6 5 (2.04%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 5 (2.04%) SCOM
6 5 (2.04%) SCVMM
7 2 (0.82%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 2 (0.82%) OpenView
7 2 (0.82%) ServiceCenter
7 2 (0.82%) WSUS
7 2 (0.82%) Data Guard
8 1 (0.41%) AppDNA
8 1 (0.41%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.41%) Opsview
8 1 (0.41%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 42 (17.14%) Oracle
2 41 (16.73%) Juniper
3 35 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 34 (13.88%) Cisco
5 32 (13.06%) CheckPoint
6 24 (9.80%) Citrix
7 18 (7.35%) SAP
7 18 (7.35%) VMware
8 17 (6.94%) Fujitsu
9 14 (5.71%) Adobe
10 13 (5.31%) IronPort
10 13 (5.31%) Blue Coat
10 13 (5.31%) Symantec
10 13 (5.31%) Websense
10 13 (5.31%) McAfee
11 12 (4.90%) HP
12 11 (4.49%) Qualys
12 11 (4.49%) Splunk
12 11 (4.49%) Lumension
12 11 (4.49%) Becrypt
Manchester, Lancashire
Vodafone
Posted: 2 days ago
North West
Vertical IT
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + bonus and package
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Vodafone
Posted: 3 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Access Computer Consulting Plc
Posted: 3 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Steria Recruitment Limited
Salary: flexible benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
North West
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: benefits package
Posted: 4 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
North West
Experis Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + flexible benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Barrow-In-Furness
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £0.00 - £1 per annum + Competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Liverpool
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £25,000 - £35,000 per year
Posted: 11 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Steria
Salary: From £60,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Steria
Salary: From £55,000 to £70,000 per annum + 15% Flex Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Steria
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + 15% Flex Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Runcorn, Cheshire
Atos
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: 20 days ago