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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 122 142 174
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +32
Permanent jobs citing SC Cleared 133 120 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.05% 1.69% 1.12%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.60% 7.30% 4.56%
Number of salaries quoted 96 71 42
Average salary £55,000 £37,950 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+44.92% -5.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £24,500 £27,350
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £67,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,250 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +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
1749 1644 1821
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 26.99% 23.16% 24.59%
Number of salaries quoted 1334 1281 1490
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,000 £52,500
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 24 April 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 24 April 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 +15 46 £62,500 - 14
Cheshire -4 31 £45,000 +20.00% 1
Manchester -10 24 £55,000 +25.07% 1
Merseyside - 22 £70,000 -
Lancashire -6 9 £33,250 -14.19% 7
SC Cleared
England

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 287 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 78 (27.18%) Microsoft
3 60 (20.91%) Stakeholder Management
4 56 (19.51%) ITIL
5 55 (19.16%) Windows
6 52 (18.12%) Finance
7 43 (14.98%) MS Excel
7 43 (14.98%) DV Cleared
8 41 (14.29%) SharePoint
9 39 (13.59%) Service Management
10 33 (11.50%) VMware
10 33 (11.50%) PRINCE2
11 32 (11.15%) Project Management
11 32 (11.15%) Cisco
11 32 (11.15%) Citrix
11 32 (11.15%) HP
11 32 (11.15%) Migration
12 31 (10.80%) SLA
12 31 (10.80%) VMware Infrastructure
13 30 (10.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 29 (10.10%) SAP
15 28 (9.76%) Office 365
16 27 (9.41%) Agile Software Development
17 24 (8.36%) Service Delivery
17 24 (8.36%) Oracle
18 23 (8.01%) Firewall
18 23 (8.01%) Retail
19 22 (7.67%) Banking
19 22 (7.67%) People Management
20 21 (7.32%) SCCM

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 41 (14.29%) SharePoint
2 15 (5.23%) IBM Notes
3 14 (4.88%) SharePoint 2010
4 12 (4.18%) SharePoint 2013
4 12 (4.18%) Documentum
5 10 (3.48%) Alfresco
6 8 (2.79%) Office Communications Server
6 8 (2.79%) Exchange Server 2013
6 8 (2.79%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
6 8 (2.79%) MS Exchange
7 7 (2.44%) Lync
8 6 (2.09%) Exchange Server 2010
9 5 (1.74%) WebLogic
10 3 (1.05%) Oracle Service Bus
11 2 (0.70%) Apache
11 2 (0.70%) Tomcat
11 2 (0.70%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 1 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 43 (14.98%) MS Excel
2 19 (6.62%) MS Office
3 10 (3.48%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.35%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.35%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 19 (6.62%) SAP FI
1 19 (6.62%) SAP FI/CO
1 19 (6.62%) SAP CO
2 6 (2.09%) SAP HR
2 6 (2.09%) SAP Payroll
3 5 (1.74%) Oracle EBS R12
3 5 (1.74%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (1.74%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (1.05%) SAP Retail
4 3 (1.05%) Oracle 11i
4 3 (1.05%) Oracle BPM
5 2 (0.70%) SAP FSCM
5 2 (0.70%) SAP BPC
6 1 (0.35%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.35%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 28 (9.76%) Office 365
2 5 (1.74%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.35%) Yammer
3 1 (0.35%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 23 (8.01%) Firewall
2 15 (5.23%) Network Security
3 12 (4.18%) Broadband
4 10 (3.48%) LAN
5 9 (3.14%) WAN
5 9 (3.14%) VLAN
6 7 (2.44%) Unified Communications
7 6 (2.09%) Junos
7 6 (2.09%) FirePass
8 5 (1.74%) Wireshark
8 5 (1.74%) DNS
9 4 (1.39%) TCP/IP
9 4 (1.39%) Wireless
10 2 (0.70%) SSL
10 2 (0.70%) SAN
10 2 (0.70%) LDAP
10 2 (0.70%) HTTP
10 2 (0.70%) OpenLDAP
11 1 (0.35%) DHCP
11 1 (0.35%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (6.27%) SQL Server
2 7 (2.44%) SQL Server 2005
2 7 (2.44%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (1.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (1.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (1.74%) Oracle Database 11g
3 5 (1.74%) Oracle Database 10g
3 5 (1.74%) Oracle Database
4 4 (1.39%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (1.05%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (0.70%) Oracle Exadata
6 2 (0.70%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (0.70%) Oracle Discoverer
6 2 (0.70%) SAP BW
6 2 (0.70%) Essbase
6 2 (0.70%) QlikView
6 2 (0.70%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (0.35%) SAP Data Services
7 1 (0.35%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 1 (0.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 10 (3.48%) Visual Studio
2 8 (2.79%) InstallShield
3 5 (1.74%) Metasploit
4 3 (1.05%) LSMW
4 3 (1.05%) Oracle Forms
General
1 52 (18.12%) Finance
2 23 (8.01%) Retail
3 22 (7.67%) Banking
4 17 (5.92%) General Ledger
5 16 (5.57%) Back Office
6 9 (3.14%) Manufacturing
7 8 (2.79%) Local Government
8 4 (1.39%) Aerospace
9 2 (0.70%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.35%) Billing
10 1 (0.35%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 57 (19.86%) Architect
2 49 (17.07%) Analyst
2 49 (17.07%) Consultant
3 48 (16.72%) Project Manager
4 25 (8.71%) SAP Consultant
5 20 (6.97%) IT Project Manager
6 19 (6.62%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
6 19 (6.62%) Applications Manager
7 17 (5.92%) SAP Support
7 17 (5.92%) Support Analyst
8 15 (5.23%) Service Analyst
8 15 (5.23%) Service Desk Analyst
9 14 (4.88%) Network Engineer
9 14 (4.88%) Citrix Architect
10 12 (4.18%) Installation Technician
10 12 (4.18%) SAP Support Consultant
10 12 (4.18%) Support Consultant
10 12 (4.18%) Solutions Architect
10 12 (4.18%) Senior Manager
10 12 (4.18%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (4.18%) HTML
2 11 (3.83%) .NET
2 11 (3.83%) CSS
3 10 (3.48%) XSLT
3 10 (3.48%) HTML5
4 9 (3.14%) Middleware
4 9 (3.14%) Web Services
5 3 (1.05%) JSP
5 3 (1.05%) EDI
5 3 (1.05%) Java SE
6 2 (0.70%) jQuery
6 2 (0.70%) XML
6 2 (0.70%) JSF
7 1 (0.35%) J2EE
7 1 (0.35%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.35%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (0.35%) Application Packaging
7 1 (0.35%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 9 (3.14%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (2.09%) Video Conferencing
3 5 (1.74%) Open Source
3 5 (1.74%) RMADS
3 5 (1.74%) Management Information System
3 5 (1.74%) User Experience
4 4 (1.39%) Replication
5 3 (1.05%) FMCG
6 2 (0.70%) HP Superdome
6 2 (0.70%) Mainframe
6 2 (0.70%) Mobile App
6 2 (0.70%) Clustering
6 2 (0.70%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (0.35%) CESG
7 1 (0.35%) CESG CLAS
7 1 (0.35%) SCADA
7 1 (0.35%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.35%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.35%) Life Science
7 1 (0.35%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 55 (19.16%) Windows
2 20 (6.97%) Windows 7
3 15 (5.23%) UNIX
4 13 (4.53%) Windows XP
5 12 (4.18%) Solaris
6 10 (3.48%) AIX
7 9 (3.14%) Linux
7 9 (3.14%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (1.74%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (1.39%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (1.05%) SUSE
10 3 (1.05%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 2 (0.70%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (20.91%) Stakeholder Management
2 56 (19.51%) ITIL
3 39 (13.59%) Service Management
4 33 (11.50%) PRINCE2
5 32 (11.15%) Migration
5 32 (11.15%) Project Management
6 27 (9.41%) Agile Software Development
7 24 (8.36%) Service Delivery
8 22 (7.67%) People Management
9 21 (7.32%) ITSM
10 20 (6.97%) Content Management
11 15 (5.23%) Critical Success Factor
12 14 (4.88%) Performance Tuning
12 14 (4.88%) Document Management
12 14 (4.88%) Business Analysis
12 14 (4.88%) Incident Management
13 13 (4.53%) Technical Architecture
13 13 (4.53%) Risk Management
14 12 (4.18%) Programme Management
14 12 (4.18%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 19 (6.62%) SQL
2 11 (3.83%) Java
3 4 (1.39%) T-SQL
3 4 (1.39%) VBScript
3 4 (1.39%) VBA
4 3 (1.05%) JavaScript
5 2 (0.70%) Perl
5 2 (0.70%) PL/SQL
5 2 (0.70%) Shell Script
5 2 (0.70%) C
6 1 (0.35%) C#
Qualifications
1 287 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 43 (14.98%) DV Cleared
3 30 (10.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 20 (6.97%) MCP
5 19 (6.62%) Microsoft Certification
6 14 (4.88%) MCSE
7 12 (4.18%) CCA
7 12 (4.18%) Citrix Certification
7 12 (4.18%) CISSP
8 8 (2.79%) Cisco Certification
8 8 (2.79%) CISM
8 8 (2.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 8 (2.79%) CCEA
8 8 (2.79%) MCSD
9 7 (2.44%) CCNP
9 7 (2.44%) CCNA
10 6 (2.09%) CCIE
11 5 (1.74%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 5 (1.74%) MCSA
11 5 (1.74%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (10.80%) SLA
2 8 (2.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.05%) JSP 440
4 2 (0.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.35%) TickIT
5 1 (0.35%) COBIT
5 1 (0.35%) QA
5 1 (0.35%) IEC 61508
5 1 (0.35%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 31 (10.80%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (5.57%) Microsoft App-V
3 15 (5.23%) Active Directory
4 14 (4.88%) XenApp
4 14 (4.88%) XenDesktop
5 7 (2.44%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.70%) Samba
6 2 (0.70%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 21 (7.32%) SCCM
2 15 (5.23%) OpenView
2 15 (5.23%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 6 (2.09%) SCOM
3 6 (2.09%) SCVMM
3 6 (2.09%) FortiGate
4 5 (1.74%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 5 (1.74%) HP Quality Center
4 5 (1.74%) Oracle RMAN
5 4 (1.39%) SCDPM
6 3 (1.05%) Data Guard
7 2 (0.70%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 2 (0.70%) SCSM
8 1 (0.35%) WSUS
Vendors
1 78 (27.18%) Microsoft
2 33 (11.50%) VMware
3 32 (11.15%) HP
3 32 (11.15%) Citrix
3 32 (11.15%) Cisco
4 29 (10.10%) SAP
5 24 (8.36%) Oracle
6 21 (7.32%) Juniper
7 20 (6.97%) EMC
8 15 (5.23%) Lotus
9 14 (4.88%) AppSense
10 12 (4.18%) IBM
11 10 (3.48%) CheckPoint
11 10 (3.48%) OpenText
11 10 (3.48%) F5
12 6 (2.09%) Fortinet
12 6 (2.09%) Capita
13 4 (1.39%) Fujitsu
14 2 (0.70%) Brocade
14 2 (0.70%) Hyperion
Cumbria
Capita - ITMS
Salary: £300 - £400 per day + negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Lorien
Salary: Negotiable + Car + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Chorley, Lancashire
Reed Professional Services
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + pension, insurance + more
Posted: 5 days ago
Cumbria
Capita - ITMS
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Lancashire
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 17 days ago
Barrow-In-Furness
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £0. - £1 per annum + Competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Cumbria
Capita - ITMS
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Cumbria
Capita - ITMS
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Cumbria
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £1 per annum + negotiable
Posted: 24 days ago