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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 161 116 137
Rank change year-on-year
-45 +21
Permanent jobs citing SC Cleared 68 158 121
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.21% 2.24% 1.83%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.53% 8.71% 7.35%
Number of salaries quoted 43 133 66
Average salary £42,500 £46,500 £38,625
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.60% +20.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,223 £18,900 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £65,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £46,500 £43,000
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +8.13%
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
1501 1813 1646
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 26.78% 25.73% 24.83%
Number of salaries quoted 1168 1494 1340
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,662 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 9 February 2016.

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 9 February 2016. 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 -17 23 £50,000 -9.09% 7
Lancashire +19 17 £32,500 -4.41% 2
Cumbria +5 15 £47,500 -13.63% 7
Cheshire -22 6 £30,223 -19.94% 1
Merseyside -21 5 £26,500 -33.75%
SC Cleared
England

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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.

1 163 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 57 (34.97%) Windows
3 46 (28.22%) Degree
4 44 (26.99%) ITIL
5 43 (26.38%) Microsoft
6 41 (25.15%) SQL
7 40 (24.54%) BPSS Clearance
8 32 (19.63%) Unix
9 28 (17.18%) Finance
10 27 (16.56%) Solaris
10 27 (16.56%) Linux
11 24 (14.72%) Migration
11 24 (14.72%) Windows Server
12 22 (13.50%) Stakeholder Management
12 22 (13.50%) Project Management
12 22 (13.50%) Oracle
12 22 (13.50%) SLA
13 21 (12.88%) SQL Server
13 21 (12.88%) PRINCE2
13 21 (12.88%) DV Cleared
14 19 (11.66%) IBM
15 18 (11.04%) Analytical Skills
16 17 (10.43%) Windows Server 2012
16 17 (10.43%) Change Control
16 17 (10.43%) MS Office
16 17 (10.43%) T-SQL
16 17 (10.43%) VMware
16 17 (10.43%) Oracle RMAN
17 16 (9.82%) ERP
17 16 (9.82%) User Acceptance Testing

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

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 (6.75%) WebLogic
2 10 (6.13%) Oracle Application Server
3 8 (4.91%) SharePoint
4 6 (3.68%) MS Exchange
5 5 (3.07%) Skype for Business
6 4 (2.45%) Office Communications Server
6 4 (2.45%) WebSphere
6 4 (2.45%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
7 2 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.61%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.61%) IIS
8 1 (0.61%) MS Project Server
8 1 (0.61%) Node.js
Applications
1 17 (10.43%) MS Office
2 14 (8.59%) MS Excel
3 5 (3.07%) MS Project
4 4 (2.45%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 7 (4.29%) Oracle Applications
1 7 (4.29%) SAP CO
1 7 (4.29%) SAP FI
1 7 (4.29%) SAP FI/CO
2 4 (2.45%) SAP HR
3 1 (0.61%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.61%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (0.61%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (7.98%) HTTP
2 12 (7.36%) SAN
3 7 (4.29%) NAS
4 5 (3.07%) Intrusion Detection
4 5 (3.07%) LAN
4 5 (3.07%) TCP/IP
5 4 (2.45%) Internet
5 4 (2.45%) WAN
6 3 (1.84%) Intranet
6 3 (1.84%) VoIP
7 2 (1.23%) DHCP
7 2 (1.23%) DNS
7 2 (1.23%) SMTP
7 2 (1.23%) tcpdump
7 2 (1.23%) Wireshark
8 1 (0.61%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (0.61%) Ethernet
8 1 (0.61%) Network Security
8 1 (0.61%) Skype
8 1 (0.61%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (12.88%) SQL Server
2 12 (7.36%) SQL Server 2012
3 11 (6.75%) Oracle Database
4 10 (6.13%) Oracle Database 10g
4 10 (6.13%) Oracle Database 11g
4 10 (6.13%) Oracle8/8i Database
4 10 (6.13%) Oracle9i Database
4 10 (6.13%) SQL Server 2014
5 9 (5.52%) Data Warehouse
6 8 (4.91%) Oracle Database 12c
7 6 (3.68%) Relational Database
8 4 (2.45%) IBM BigInsights
9 3 (1.84%) DB2
9 3 (1.84%) SAP HANA
9 3 (1.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (1.23%) SQL Server 2000
10 2 (1.23%) SQL Server 2005
10 2 (1.23%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (1.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 1 (0.61%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 5 (3.07%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (1.84%) Selenium
3 1 (0.61%) AppScan
3 1 (0.61%) InstallShield
3 1 (0.61%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 28 (17.18%) Finance
2 13 (7.98%) Banking
3 6 (3.68%) Retail
4 4 (2.45%) Corporate Banking
5 3 (1.84%) Legal
5 3 (1.84%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.84%) Marketing
5 3 (1.84%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.61%) Back Office
6 1 (0.61%) Billing
6 1 (0.61%) Electronics
6 1 (0.61%) Law
Job Titles
1 27 (16.56%) Analyst
2 19 (11.66%) Administrator
3 16 (9.82%) Project Manager
4 15 (9.20%) DBA
5 14 (8.59%) Architect
6 12 (7.36%) SQL DBA
7 10 (6.13%) Consultant
7 10 (6.13%) Junior
7 10 (6.13%) Oracle DBA
8 9 (5.52%) Infrastructure Manager
8 9 (5.52%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 9 (5.52%) Security Analyst
9 7 (4.29%) Storage Engineer
9 7 (4.29%) Test Analyst
10 6 (3.68%) SC Cleared Project Manager
10 6 (3.68%) Server Support
11 5 (3.07%) Developer
11 5 (3.07%) Senior Architect
11 5 (3.07%) Support Engineer
11 5 (3.07%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (9.20%) .NET
1 15 (9.20%) ASP.NET
2 4 (2.45%) IBM Integration Bus
2 4 (2.45%) Middleware
2 4 (2.45%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (0.61%) AngularJS
3 1 (0.61%) Java EE
3 1 (0.61%) Natural Language Processing
3 1 (0.61%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 18 (11.04%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (6.13%) Clustering
3 8 (4.91%) Data Centre
3 8 (4.91%) Management Information System
3 8 (4.91%) VCE vBlock
4 6 (3.68%) Celerra
4 6 (3.68%) CLARiiON
4 6 (3.68%) Computer Science
4 6 (3.68%) EMC VNX
4 6 (3.68%) EPoS
5 5 (3.07%) Cyberthreat
5 5 (3.07%) Data Integration
6 4 (2.45%) Driving Licence
6 4 (2.45%) Visualisation
7 3 (1.84%) Data Protection Act
8 2 (1.23%) Blackberry
8 2 (1.23%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.61%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 1 (0.61%) Verilog
9 1 (0.61%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 57 (34.97%) Windows
2 32 (19.63%) Unix
3 27 (16.56%) Linux
3 27 (16.56%) Solaris
4 24 (14.72%) Windows Server
5 17 (10.43%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (6.13%) AIX
7 9 (5.52%) Windows 7
8 5 (3.07%) Windows XP
9 3 (1.84%) SUSE
9 3 (1.84%) Windows 8
10 2 (1.23%) Mac OS X
10 2 (1.23%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (1.23%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.61%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (26.99%) ITIL
2 24 (14.72%) Migration
3 22 (13.50%) Project Management
3 22 (13.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 21 (12.88%) PRINCE2
5 17 (10.43%) Change Control
6 16 (9.82%) ERP
6 16 (9.82%) User Acceptance Testing
7 15 (9.20%) Service Delivery
8 14 (8.59%) Change Management
9 13 (7.98%) Information Security
9 13 (7.98%) Service Management
10 12 (7.36%) Analytics
10 12 (7.36%) Business Analysis
10 12 (7.36%) Incident Management
11 11 (6.75%) Data Analytics
12 10 (6.13%) Data Migration
13 9 (5.52%) Risk Management
13 9 (5.52%) Technical Architecture
13 9 (5.52%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 41 (25.15%) SQL
2 17 (10.43%) T-SQL
3 10 (6.13%) Java
4 7 (4.29%) C++
4 7 (4.29%) Perl
4 7 (4.29%) Python
5 6 (3.68%) C
6 4 (2.45%) Bash Shell
7 3 (1.84%) C#
7 3 (1.84%) Shell Script
8 2 (1.23%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.61%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 163 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 46 (28.22%) Degree
3 40 (24.54%) BPSS Clearance
4 21 (12.88%) DV Cleared
5 11 (6.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 10 (6.13%) MCSE
6 10 (6.13%) Microsoft Certification
7 9 (5.52%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 6 (3.68%) ISEB
8 6 (3.68%) ISTQB
8 6 (3.68%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 6 (3.68%) MCSA
9 5 (3.07%) CISSP
9 5 (3.07%) GCIH
9 5 (3.07%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 4 (2.45%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (2.45%) MCSD
11 3 (1.84%) CLAS
11 3 (1.84%) GCIA
11 3 (1.84%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (13.50%) SLA
2 9 (5.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (3.07%) PCI DSS
4 3 (1.84%) RMADS
5 1 (0.61%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.61%) PA-DSS
5 1 (0.61%) QA
System Software
1 11 (6.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (6.13%) Oracle RAC
3 8 (4.91%) Active Directory
4 7 (4.29%) EMC RecoverPoint
5 4 (2.45%) GPFS
5 4 (2.45%) vSphere
6 3 (1.84%) Hyper-V
6 3 (1.84%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 3 (1.84%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 2 (1.23%) Snort
8 1 (0.61%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 17 (10.43%) Oracle RMAN
2 10 (6.13%) Data Guard
3 9 (5.52%) NetBackup
4 7 (4.29%) EMC NetWorker
4 7 (4.29%) SCCM
5 4 (2.45%) Tivoli
5 4 (2.45%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 3 (1.84%) Oracle ZFS
7 2 (1.23%) EnCase
7 2 (1.23%) MIMEsweeper
7 2 (1.23%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 1 (0.61%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.61%) Nessus
8 1 (0.61%) Nexpose
8 1 (0.61%) Nmap
8 1 (0.61%) SCOM
8 1 (0.61%) WebInspect
8 1 (0.61%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 43 (26.38%) Microsoft
2 22 (13.50%) Oracle
3 19 (11.66%) IBM
4 17 (10.43%) VMware
5 15 (9.20%) SAP
6 13 (7.98%) Sun
7 12 (7.36%) EMC
8 8 (4.91%) Brocade
9 7 (4.29%) HP
10 6 (3.68%) Citrix
11 5 (3.07%) AppSense
12 4 (2.45%) Intel
12 4 (2.45%) MuleSoft
12 4 (2.45%) Remedy
12 4 (2.45%) Software AG
12 4 (2.45%) webMethods
13 3 (1.84%) Capita
13 3 (1.84%) LANDesk
13 3 (1.84%) Veritas
14 2 (1.23%) TOWER Software
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