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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 153 143 178
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +35
Permanent jobs citing SC Cleared 103 113 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.58% 1.58% 0.87%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.69% 6.85% 3.76%
Number of salaries quoted 75 80 42
Average salary £43,000 £45,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.44% +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,450 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £48,750 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +8.33%
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
1540 1649 1674
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 23.62% 23.05% 23.09%
Number of salaries quoted 1198 1277 1410
Average salary £38,500 £35,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £63,750 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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
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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 +3 39 £35,000 - 11
Cheshire -18 22 £45,000 - 2
Manchester -23 13 £67,500 +50.00% 7
Merseyside - 13 £27,500 - 1
Lancashire +3 12 £35,000 -6.66% 7
SC Cleared
England

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 234 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 60 (25.64%) DV Cleared
3 59 (25.21%) Microsoft
4 55 (23.50%) SharePoint
5 45 (19.23%) Windows
5 45 (19.23%) Project Management
6 44 (18.80%) Agile Software Development
7 43 (18.38%) Stakeholder Management
8 36 (15.38%) Migration
8 36 (15.38%) Finance
9 35 (14.96%) VMware
9 35 (14.96%) ITIL
10 34 (14.53%) Oracle
11 33 (14.10%) SQL
11 33 (14.10%) Service Delivery
12 31 (13.25%) SLA
13 30 (12.82%) SQL Server
13 30 (12.82%) Content Management
13 30 (12.82%) Office 365
14 29 (12.39%) Service Management
15 28 (11.97%) Cisco
16 27 (11.54%) IBM
17 26 (11.11%) EMC
17 26 (11.11%) Citrix
18 25 (10.68%) .NET
19 24 (10.26%) VMware Infrastructure
20 23 (9.83%) SharePoint 2013
20 23 (9.83%) HTML
20 23 (9.83%) MS Excel
20 23 (9.83%) Scrum

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 55 (23.50%) SharePoint
2 23 (9.83%) SharePoint 2013
3 22 (9.40%) SharePoint 2010
4 18 (7.69%) Documentum
5 14 (5.98%) WebLogic
6 13 (5.56%) Alfresco
7 9 (3.85%) Oracle Application Server
8 8 (3.42%) Office Communications Server
8 8 (3.42%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
9 3 (1.28%) IBM Notes
9 3 (1.28%) WebSphere
9 3 (1.28%) Lync
10 2 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2010
10 2 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2013
10 2 (0.85%) WebSphere Application Server
10 2 (0.85%) MS Exchange
11 1 (0.43%) Oracle Workflow
11 1 (0.43%) JBoss
Applications
1 23 (9.83%) MS Excel
2 21 (8.97%) InfoPath
3 5 (2.14%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 14 (5.98%) Oracle Applications
2 12 (5.13%) SAP FI/CO
2 12 (5.13%) SAP CO
2 12 (5.13%) SAP FI
3 7 (2.99%) Oracle EBS
4 5 (2.14%) Oracle 11i
4 5 (2.14%) Oracle EBS R12
5 3 (1.28%) SAP BPC
6 2 (0.85%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (0.85%) SAP FSCM
7 1 (0.43%) Primavera
7 1 (0.43%) HFM
7 1 (0.43%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 30 (12.82%) Office 365
2 2 (0.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.43%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.85%) Firewall
1 9 (3.85%) VLAN
2 8 (3.42%) Network Security
2 8 (3.42%) HTTP
3 6 (2.56%) SAN
4 5 (2.14%) LAN
5 4 (1.71%) NAS
5 4 (1.71%) Unified Communications
5 4 (1.71%) WAN
5 4 (1.71%) Wireshark
6 3 (1.28%) TCP/IP
6 3 (1.28%) DNS
7 2 (0.85%) Intranet
8 1 (0.43%) Internet
8 1 (0.43%) Extranet
8 1 (0.43%) WLAN
8 1 (0.43%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (12.82%) SQL Server
2 22 (9.40%) Oracle Database
3 16 (6.84%) Oracle Database 11g
4 13 (5.56%) Oracle Database 10g
5 11 (4.70%) Oracle9i Database
6 8 (3.42%) Oracle8/8i Database
7 7 (2.99%) Oracle Database 12c
8 6 (2.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 5 (2.14%) SQL Server 2005
9 5 (2.14%) SQL Server 2008
9 5 (2.14%) Oracle Reports
9 5 (2.14%) QlikView
10 4 (1.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 3 (1.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 3 (1.28%) Data Warehouse
11 3 (1.28%) RDBMS
11 3 (1.28%) Relational Database
12 2 (0.85%) SQL Server 2012
12 2 (0.85%) DB2
12 2 (0.85%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 21 (8.97%) Visual Studio
2 9 (3.85%) InstallShield
3 4 (1.71%) Metasploit
4 1 (0.43%) Oracle Forms
General
1 36 (15.38%) Finance
2 16 (6.84%) Manufacturing
3 10 (4.27%) General Ledger
4 6 (2.56%) Telecoms
5 5 (2.14%) Banking
5 5 (2.14%) Local Government
6 4 (1.71%) Retail
7 2 (0.85%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.43%) Legal
8 1 (0.43%) Electronics
8 1 (0.43%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 66 (28.21%) Architect
2 22 (9.40%) Consultant
3 21 (8.97%) Analyst
3 21 (8.97%) Project Manager
4 19 (8.12%) DBA
5 18 (7.69%) Administrator
6 17 (7.26%) SharePoint Architect
7 15 (6.41%) Oracle DBA
8 14 (5.98%) Junior
9 13 (5.56%) Solutions Architect
9 13 (5.56%) SharePoint Solutions Architect
10 12 (5.13%) SharePoint Designer
10 12 (5.13%) Designer
10 12 (5.13%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
10 12 (5.13%) SAP Consultant
10 12 (5.13%) SQL DBA
11 10 (4.27%) 2nd Line Support
11 10 (4.27%) Support Consultant
11 10 (4.27%) Technical Architect
11 10 (4.27%) SAP Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (10.68%) .NET
2 23 (9.83%) HTML
3 22 (9.40%) CSS
4 21 (8.97%) XSLT
4 21 (8.97%) HTML5
5 6 (2.56%) Middleware
6 5 (2.14%) jQuery
7 4 (1.71%) JSP
7 4 (1.71%) Oracle Fusion
8 3 (1.28%) AngularJS
8 3 (1.28%) JSON
9 2 (0.85%) Java EE 5
9 2 (0.85%) ActiveMQ
9 2 (0.85%) Spring
9 2 (0.85%) JSF
9 2 (0.85%) Java EE
9 2 (0.85%) SOAP
9 2 (0.85%) JMS
9 2 (0.85%) WebSphere MQ
9 2 (0.85%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 12 (5.13%) Clustering
1 12 (5.13%) Data Centre
2 7 (2.99%) Management Information System
3 6 (2.56%) Life Science
4 4 (1.71%) RMADS
4 4 (1.71%) Video Conferencing
5 3 (1.28%) Data Integration
6 2 (0.85%) HP Superdome
6 2 (0.85%) CESG
6 2 (0.85%) Mobile App
6 2 (0.85%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.43%) EMC VNX
7 1 (0.43%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.43%) Replication
7 1 (0.43%) CESG CLAS
7 1 (0.43%) SCADA
7 1 (0.43%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.43%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.43%) Inversion of Control
7 1 (0.43%) Oracle Exalytics
Operating Systems
1 45 (19.23%) Windows
2 22 (9.40%) AIX
2 22 (9.40%) Solaris
3 21 (8.97%) UNIX
4 15 (6.41%) Windows 7
5 14 (5.98%) Linux
6 6 (2.56%) Windows XP
7 5 (2.14%) Windows 8
8 3 (1.28%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (1.28%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.85%) HPUX
9 2 (0.85%) SUSE
9 2 (0.85%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (19.23%) Project Management
2 44 (18.80%) Agile Software Development
3 43 (18.38%) Stakeholder Management
4 36 (15.38%) Migration
5 35 (14.96%) ITIL
6 33 (14.10%) Service Delivery
7 30 (12.82%) Content Management
8 29 (12.39%) Service Management
9 23 (9.83%) Scrum
10 20 (8.55%) Critical Success Factor
11 19 (8.12%) Document Management
11 19 (8.12%) Business Analysis
12 18 (7.69%) Technical Architecture
13 15 (6.41%) ITSM
14 14 (5.98%) Change Management
15 13 (5.56%) Programme Management
16 12 (5.13%) Disaster Recovery
16 12 (5.13%) Quality Management
16 12 (5.13%) Risk Management
16 12 (5.13%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 33 (14.10%) SQL
2 6 (2.56%) Java
3 4 (1.71%) C
3 4 (1.71%) VBA
4 3 (1.28%) T-SQL
4 3 (1.28%) VBScript
4 3 (1.28%) JavaScript
5 2 (0.85%) Perl
5 2 (0.85%) C#
5 2 (0.85%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.43%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 234 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 60 (25.64%) DV Cleared
3 14 (5.98%) Cisco Certification
4 12 (5.13%) Microsoft Certification
4 12 (5.13%) Degree
5 10 (4.27%) CCNA
6 9 (3.85%) CISSP
7 8 (3.42%) CCA
7 8 (3.42%) Citrix Certification
7 8 (3.42%) CCEA
7 8 (3.42%) MCSD
7 8 (3.42%) MCSE
7 8 (3.42%) CCNP
7 8 (3.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 5 (2.14%) CISM
9 4 (1.71%) CEH
9 4 (1.71%) CISMP
9 4 (1.71%) CCIE
10 3 (1.28%) MCP
10 3 (1.28%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (13.25%) SLA
2 5 (2.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (1.71%) JSP 440
4 3 (1.28%) IEC 61508
4 3 (1.28%) ISO 9000
4 3 (1.28%) TickIT
5 1 (0.43%) QA
System Software
1 24 (10.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (5.13%) Oracle RAC
3 10 (4.27%) XenApp
3 10 (4.27%) XenDesktop
3 10 (4.27%) Microsoft App-V
4 4 (1.71%) EMC RecoverPoint
4 4 (1.71%) VMware Server
5 3 (1.28%) Active Directory
6 2 (0.85%) Samba
Systems Management
1 13 (5.56%) Oracle RMAN
1 13 (5.56%) SCCM
1 13 (5.56%) Data Guard
2 10 (4.27%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 10 (4.27%) NetBackup
3 5 (2.14%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (1.28%) OpenView
4 3 (1.28%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 59 (25.21%) Microsoft
2 35 (14.96%) VMware
3 34 (14.53%) Oracle
4 28 (11.97%) Cisco
5 27 (11.54%) IBM
6 26 (11.11%) EMC
6 26 (11.11%) Citrix
7 21 (8.97%) HP
8 19 (8.12%) SAP
9 14 (5.98%) AppSense
10 13 (5.56%) OpenText
11 12 (5.13%) Juniper
12 8 (3.42%) Sun
12 8 (3.42%) Capita
13 5 (2.14%) Veeam
14 4 (1.71%) F5
14 4 (1.71%) CheckPoint
15 3 (1.28%) Lotus
15 3 (1.28%) Retek
16 1 (0.43%) Veritas
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