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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 135 167 182
Rank change year-on-year
+32 +15
Permanent jobs citing SC Cleared 105 83 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.74% 1.22% 1.15%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.80% 5.38% 4.81%
Number of salaries quoted 69 59 40
Average salary £52,500 £37,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+40.00% -2.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £22,000 £25,675
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £57,500 £57,250
UK excluding London average salary £46,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +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
1543 1542 1748
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 25.56% 22.63% 23.85%
Number of salaries quoted 1226 1189 1445
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £53,000
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 29 May 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 29 May 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
Cumbria +8 44 £55,000 - 13
Merseyside - 22 - - 1
Manchester +6 13 £48,250 +66.37% 1
Lancashire -6 13 £40,500 +1.25% 6
Cheshire -19 13 £45,000 +20.00% 3
SC Cleared
England

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 May 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.

1 255 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 63 (24.71%) Microsoft
3 58 (22.75%) Stakeholder Management
4 55 (21.57%) DV Cleared
5 51 (20.00%) SharePoint
6 50 (19.61%) Finance
7 47 (18.43%) ITIL
8 45 (17.65%) Windows
9 43 (16.86%) Project Management
10 37 (14.51%) Migration
10 37 (14.51%) Agile Software Development
11 36 (14.12%) VMware
12 34 (13.33%) Citrix
12 34 (13.33%) Office 365
13 33 (12.94%) VMware Infrastructure
14 31 (12.16%) Service Management
14 31 (12.16%) MS Excel
15 29 (11.37%) HP
16 28 (10.98%) SLA
16 28 (10.98%) SAP
16 28 (10.98%) Content Management
17 27 (10.59%) PRINCE2
17 27 (10.59%) Cisco
18 26 (10.20%) Service Delivery
19 25 (9.80%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
20 23 (9.02%) EMC
21 22 (8.63%) Data Centre
22 20 (7.84%) SharePoint 2010
22 20 (7.84%) Retail
23 19 (7.45%) Scrum

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

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 51 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 20 (7.84%) SharePoint 2010
3 19 (7.45%) SharePoint 2013
4 15 (5.88%) Documentum
5 13 (5.10%) Alfresco
6 12 (4.71%) IBM Notes
7 8 (3.14%) Office Communications Server
7 8 (3.14%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
8 5 (1.96%) MS Exchange
8 5 (1.96%) Lync
8 5 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2013
9 4 (1.57%) Exchange Server 2010
10 2 (0.78%) WebLogic
11 1 (0.39%) Oracle Application Server
11 1 (0.39%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 31 (12.16%) MS Excel
2 17 (6.67%) InfoPath
3 14 (5.49%) MS Office
4 1 (0.39%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 18 (7.06%) SAP FI
1 18 (7.06%) SAP FI/CO
1 18 (7.06%) SAP CO
2 5 (1.96%) SAP Payroll
2 5 (1.96%) SAP HR
3 4 (1.57%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (1.18%) SAP Retail
5 2 (0.78%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (0.78%) SAP FSCM
5 2 (0.78%) SAP BPC
5 2 (0.78%) Oracle 11i
5 2 (0.78%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.78%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.39%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.39%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 34 (13.33%) Office 365
2 4 (1.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.39%) Yammer
3 1 (0.39%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 16 (6.27%) Firewall
2 11 (4.31%) Network Security
3 9 (3.53%) VLAN
4 8 (3.14%) LAN
5 7 (2.75%) WAN
6 6 (2.35%) Unified Communications
7 5 (1.96%) DNS
7 5 (1.96%) Wireshark
8 4 (1.57%) TCP/IP
9 3 (1.18%) Wireless
9 3 (1.18%) Broadband
10 2 (0.78%) FirePass
10 2 (0.78%) Junos
10 2 (0.78%) SAN
11 1 (0.39%) IP Telephony
11 1 (0.39%) WLAN
11 1 (0.39%) DHCP
11 1 (0.39%) HTTP
11 1 (0.39%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (7.06%) SQL Server
2 7 (2.75%) SQL Server 2005
2 7 (2.75%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (1.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (1.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (1.57%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (1.57%) Oracle Database
5 3 (1.18%) Oracle Database 10g
5 3 (1.18%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (0.78%) QlikView
6 2 (0.78%) SAP BW
6 2 (0.78%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (0.78%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.39%) OLAP
7 1 (0.39%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.39%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.39%) SAP Data Services
7 1 (0.39%) SAP HANA
7 1 (0.39%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 1 (0.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 17 (6.67%) Visual Studio
2 8 (3.14%) InstallShield
3 5 (1.96%) Metasploit
4 3 (1.18%) LSMW
5 1 (0.39%) Oracle Forms
General
1 50 (19.61%) Finance
2 20 (7.84%) Retail
3 17 (6.67%) Banking
4 16 (6.27%) General Ledger
5 12 (4.71%) Back Office
6 11 (4.31%) Manufacturing
7 6 (2.35%) Local Government
8 4 (1.57%) Aerospace
9 2 (0.78%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.39%) Billing
10 1 (0.39%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 63 (24.71%) Architect
2 49 (19.22%) Project Manager
3 39 (15.29%) Consultant
4 35 (13.73%) Analyst
5 23 (9.02%) SAP Consultant
6 18 (7.06%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
7 16 (6.27%) SAP Support
8 15 (5.88%) IT Project Manager
8 15 (5.88%) Applications Manager
8 15 (5.88%) SharePoint Architect
9 14 (5.49%) Citrix Architect
9 14 (5.49%) Solutions Architect
10 13 (5.10%) SharePoint Solutions Architect
11 12 (4.71%) SAP Analyst
11 12 (4.71%) Service Analyst
11 12 (4.71%) Support Analyst
11 12 (4.71%) SAP Support Analyst
11 12 (4.71%) Service Desk Analyst
12 11 (4.31%) Service Manager
12 11 (4.31%) SAP Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (7.45%) HTML
2 18 (7.06%) .NET
2 18 (7.06%) CSS
3 17 (6.67%) XSLT
3 17 (6.67%) HTML5
4 4 (1.57%) Middleware
5 3 (1.18%) EDI
5 3 (1.18%) JSP
5 3 (1.18%) Web Services
6 1 (0.39%) Spring
6 1 (0.39%) J2EE
6 1 (0.39%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.39%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (0.39%) Oracle Streams
6 1 (0.39%) jQuery
6 1 (0.39%) Java SE
6 1 (0.39%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 22 (8.63%) Data Centre
2 6 (2.35%) Video Conferencing
3 5 (1.96%) Management Information System
3 5 (1.96%) RMADS
4 4 (1.57%) Replication
5 3 (1.18%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (1.18%) FMCG
6 2 (0.78%) HP Superdome
6 2 (0.78%) Mobile App
6 2 (0.78%) Clustering
7 1 (0.39%) CESG
7 1 (0.39%) CESG CLAS
7 1 (0.39%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.39%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.39%) Inversion of Control
7 1 (0.39%) SCADA
7 1 (0.39%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.39%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.39%) Life Science
7 1 (0.39%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 45 (17.65%) Windows
2 15 (5.88%) Windows 7
3 13 (5.10%) UNIX
4 11 (4.31%) AIX
4 11 (4.31%) Solaris
5 10 (3.92%) Windows XP
6 6 (2.35%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (1.96%) Linux
8 4 (1.57%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (1.18%) SUSE
9 3 (1.18%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 2 (0.78%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.78%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (22.75%) Stakeholder Management
2 47 (18.43%) ITIL
3 43 (16.86%) Project Management
4 37 (14.51%) Migration
4 37 (14.51%) Agile Software Development
5 31 (12.16%) Service Management
6 28 (10.98%) Content Management
7 27 (10.59%) PRINCE2
8 26 (10.20%) Service Delivery
9 19 (7.45%) Scrum
9 19 (7.45%) Critical Success Factor
10 18 (7.06%) Document Management
11 17 (6.67%) Business Analysis
12 16 (6.27%) People Management
12 16 (6.27%) ITSM
13 13 (5.10%) Programme Management
13 13 (5.10%) Risk Management
13 13 (5.10%) Validation
13 13 (5.10%) Technical Architecture
14 12 (4.71%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (6.67%) SQL
2 4 (1.57%) T-SQL
2 4 (1.57%) VBScript
2 4 (1.57%) VBA
2 4 (1.57%) Java
2 4 (1.57%) C
3 2 (0.78%) Shell Script
3 2 (0.78%) JavaScript
3 2 (0.78%) Perl
4 1 (0.39%) C#
Qualifications
1 255 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 55 (21.57%) DV Cleared
3 25 (9.80%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 12 (4.71%) MCP
4 12 (4.71%) Microsoft Certification
4 12 (4.71%) CISSP
4 12 (4.71%) CCA
4 12 (4.71%) Citrix Certification
5 11 (4.31%) Degree
6 8 (3.14%) CISM
6 8 (3.14%) CCEA
6 8 (3.14%) MCSE
6 8 (3.14%) MCSD
6 8 (3.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 7 (2.75%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (2.75%) CCNP
8 6 (2.35%) CCNA
8 6 (2.35%) CCIE
9 4 (1.57%) CCEE
9 4 (1.57%) CCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (10.98%) SLA
2 8 (3.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.18%) ISO 9000
3 3 (1.18%) TickIT
3 3 (1.18%) IEC 61508
3 3 (1.18%) JSP 440
4 2 (0.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.39%) COBIT
5 1 (0.39%) QA
System Software
1 33 (12.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (5.88%) Microsoft App-V
3 14 (5.49%) XenApp
3 14 (5.49%) XenDesktop
4 7 (2.75%) Active Directory
5 3 (1.18%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.78%) Samba
7 1 (0.39%) Forefront TMG
7 1 (0.39%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 16 (6.27%) SCCM
2 12 (4.71%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 12 (4.71%) OpenView
3 5 (1.96%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (1.57%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 3 (1.18%) Oracle RMAN
5 3 (1.18%) Data Guard
6 2 (0.78%) SCOM
6 2 (0.78%) SCVMM
6 2 (0.78%) SCDPM
6 2 (0.78%) FortiGate
7 1 (0.39%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.39%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 1 (0.39%) SCSM
7 1 (0.39%) WSUS
Vendors
1 63 (24.71%) Microsoft
2 36 (14.12%) VMware
3 34 (13.33%) Citrix
4 29 (11.37%) HP
5 28 (10.98%) SAP
6 27 (10.59%) Cisco
7 23 (9.02%) EMC
8 18 (7.06%) Juniper
9 17 (6.67%) Oracle
10 15 (5.88%) IBM
11 14 (5.49%) AppSense
12 13 (5.10%) OpenText
13 12 (4.71%) Lotus
14 7 (2.75%) Capita
15 6 (2.35%) CheckPoint
16 5 (1.96%) F5
17 4 (1.57%) Fujitsu
18 2 (0.78%) Brocade
18 2 (0.78%) Fortinet
19 1 (0.39%) Business Objects
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