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

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 125 130 179
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +49
Permanent jobs citing SC Cleared 127 132 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.88% 1.85% 1.08%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.89% 7.46% 4.46%
Number of salaries quoted 99 71 35
Average salary £52,500 £40,000 £51,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.25% -22.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,200 £24,500 £27,250
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £67,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +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
1843 1769 1816
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 27.23% 24.74% 24.27%
Number of salaries quoted 1439 1399 1474
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £51,000
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 1 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 1 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
Cheshire -19 35 £45,000 +19.28% 1
Cumbria +8 32 £65,000 +188.88% 12
Manchester -7 30 £53,750 +2.38% 5
Merseyside +30 19 £70,000 +81.81%
Lancashire -9 10 £32,750 -22.94% 4
SC Cleared
England

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 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.

1 288 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 77 (26.74%) Microsoft
3 65 (22.57%) Finance
4 60 (20.83%) ITIL
5 55 (19.10%) Stakeholder Management
6 51 (17.71%) Windows
7 49 (17.01%) MS Excel
8 45 (15.63%) Service Management
9 39 (13.54%) PRINCE2
10 38 (13.19%) HP
11 36 (12.50%) SharePoint
11 36 (12.50%) Cisco
12 35 (12.15%) SLA
13 34 (11.81%) DV Cleared
14 31 (10.76%) SAP
14 31 (10.76%) Migration
14 31 (10.76%) Banking
14 31 (10.76%) People Management
15 30 (10.42%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
16 27 (9.38%) Juniper
16 27 (9.38%) Firewall
17 26 (9.03%) MS Office
17 26 (9.03%) MCP
17 26 (9.03%) Office 365
18 24 (8.33%) Oracle
18 24 (8.33%) Project Management
18 24 (8.33%) VMware
18 24 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
19 23 (7.99%) Citrix
20 22 (7.64%) Retail

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

For the 6 months to 1 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 36 (12.50%) SharePoint
2 21 (7.29%) IBM Notes
3 12 (4.17%) SharePoint 2010
4 10 (3.47%) SharePoint 2013
4 10 (3.47%) MS Exchange
5 9 (3.13%) Documentum
5 9 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2013
5 9 (3.13%) Lync
6 8 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2010
7 7 (2.43%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
7 7 (2.43%) Alfresco
7 7 (2.43%) Office Communications Server
7 7 (2.43%) WebLogic
8 4 (1.39%) Oracle Service Bus
9 2 (0.69%) SAP Portal
9 2 (0.69%) SAP EP
9 2 (0.69%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 2 (0.69%) NetWeaver
9 2 (0.69%) Apache
9 2 (0.69%) Tomcat
Applications
1 49 (17.01%) MS Excel
2 26 (9.03%) MS Office
3 8 (2.78%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.35%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.35%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 17 (5.90%) SAP FI
1 17 (5.90%) SAP FI/CO
1 17 (5.90%) SAP CO
2 8 (2.78%) Oracle EBS
2 8 (2.78%) SAP HR
2 8 (2.78%) SAP Payroll
3 7 (2.43%) Oracle EBS R12
4 5 (1.74%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (1.04%) SAP Retail
5 3 (1.04%) Oracle 11i
5 3 (1.04%) Oracle BPM
6 2 (0.69%) SAP FSCM
6 2 (0.69%) SAP BPC
6 2 (0.69%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.35%) SAP ERP
7 1 (0.35%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 26 (9.03%) Office 365
2 6 (2.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.35%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 27 (9.38%) Firewall
2 17 (5.90%) Network Security
3 13 (4.51%) Broadband
4 9 (3.13%) Junos
4 9 (3.13%) FirePass
5 8 (2.78%) Unified Communications
5 8 (2.78%) LAN
5 8 (2.78%) WAN
5 8 (2.78%) VLAN
6 6 (2.08%) Wireless
7 5 (1.74%) TCP/IP
7 5 (1.74%) DNS
8 4 (1.39%) Wireshark
9 3 (1.04%) SSL
10 2 (0.69%) SMTP
10 2 (0.69%) DHCP
10 2 (0.69%) HTTP
10 2 (0.69%) LDAP
10 2 (0.69%) IP Telephony
10 2 (0.69%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (5.21%) SQL Server
2 7 (2.43%) Oracle Database 10g
2 7 (2.43%) Oracle Database 11g
2 7 (2.43%) Oracle Database
3 6 (2.08%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (2.08%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (1.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (1.39%) Essbase
4 4 (1.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (1.39%) Oracle Discoverer
4 4 (1.39%) Oracle Reports
4 4 (1.39%) Oracle Exadata
4 4 (1.39%) Oracle BI EE
5 3 (1.04%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (0.69%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (0.69%) SAP BW
6 2 (0.69%) QlikView
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 8 (2.78%) Visual Studio
2 4 (1.39%) Metasploit
3 3 (1.04%) Oracle Forms
3 3 (1.04%) LSMW
4 1 (0.35%) JIRA
4 1 (0.35%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.35%) Ant
General
1 65 (22.57%) Finance
2 31 (10.76%) Banking
3 22 (7.64%) Retail
4 16 (5.56%) Back Office
5 14 (4.86%) General Ledger
6 12 (4.17%) Local Government
7 5 (1.74%) Aerospace
7 5 (1.74%) Manufacturing
8 3 (1.04%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.35%) Electronics
9 1 (0.35%) Billing
Job Titles
1 54 (18.75%) Analyst
2 52 (18.06%) Consultant
3 50 (17.36%) Project Manager
4 47 (16.32%) Architect
5 27 (9.38%) SAP Consultant
6 23 (7.99%) IT Project Manager
7 21 (7.29%) Service Desk Analyst
7 21 (7.29%) Service Analyst
8 19 (6.60%) Applications Manager
9 17 (5.90%) Network Engineer
9 17 (5.90%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
10 16 (5.56%) Support Analyst
11 15 (5.21%) Senior Manager
11 15 (5.21%) Senior Project Manager
12 14 (4.86%) SAP Support
12 14 (4.86%) Senior IT Project Manager
13 13 (4.51%) Installation Technician
14 12 (4.17%) Security Engineer
14 12 (4.17%) Network Security Engineer
15 11 (3.82%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (3.82%) HTML
1 11 (3.82%) CSS
2 9 (3.13%) Middleware
2 9 (3.13%) HTML5
3 8 (2.78%) .NET
3 8 (2.78%) Web Services
3 8 (2.78%) XSLT
4 4 (1.39%) XML
4 4 (1.39%) J2EE
5 3 (1.04%) JSP
5 3 (1.04%) EDI
5 3 (1.04%) Java SE
6 2 (0.69%) JSON
6 2 (0.69%) JSF
6 2 (0.69%) Web Dynpro
6 2 (0.69%) SAP Smart Forms
6 2 (0.69%) BAPI
6 2 (0.69%) jQuery
6 2 (0.69%) SAP Business Workflow
6 2 (0.69%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 11 (3.82%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (2.08%) User Experience
3 5 (1.74%) Video Conferencing
4 4 (1.39%) RMADS
4 4 (1.39%) Open Source
4 4 (1.39%) Replication
5 3 (1.04%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.04%) FMCG
6 2 (0.69%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (0.69%) AS400
6 2 (0.69%) Blackberry
6 2 (0.69%) Mainframe
6 2 (0.69%) Mathematics
6 2 (0.69%) Life Science
7 1 (0.35%) CMDB
7 1 (0.35%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.35%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 51 (17.71%) Windows
2 14 (4.86%) Windows XP
2 14 (4.86%) UNIX
3 12 (4.17%) Windows 7
4 11 (3.82%) Solaris
4 11 (3.82%) Linux
5 9 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (2.43%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (2.43%) AIX
7 4 (1.39%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (1.04%) SUSE
8 3 (1.04%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.35%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.35%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.35%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (20.83%) ITIL
2 55 (19.10%) Stakeholder Management
3 45 (15.63%) Service Management
4 39 (13.54%) PRINCE2
5 31 (10.76%) Migration
5 31 (10.76%) People Management
6 24 (8.33%) Project Management
6 24 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
7 21 (7.29%) ITSM
8 20 (6.94%) Service Delivery
9 17 (5.90%) Incident Management
10 16 (5.56%) Content Management
11 15 (5.21%) Critical Success Factor
12 14 (4.86%) Performance Tuning
12 14 (4.86%) Business Analysis
12 14 (4.86%) Risk Management
13 13 (4.51%) Technical Architecture
14 12 (4.17%) Programme Management
14 12 (4.17%) Change Management
14 12 (4.17%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (6.94%) SQL
2 15 (5.21%) Java
3 5 (1.74%) C
3 5 (1.74%) PL/SQL
4 4 (1.39%) ABAP
5 3 (1.04%) VBA
5 3 (1.04%) JavaScript
5 3 (1.04%) T-SQL
5 3 (1.04%) VBScript
6 2 (0.69%) SAPscript
7 1 (0.35%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.35%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 288 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 34 (11.81%) DV Cleared
3 30 (10.42%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 26 (9.03%) MCP
5 18 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
6 14 (4.86%) MCSE
7 11 (3.82%) CCA
7 11 (3.82%) Citrix Certification
7 11 (3.82%) CISSP
8 8 (2.78%) Cisco Certification
9 7 (2.43%) CISM
9 7 (2.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 7 (2.43%) CCEA
9 7 (2.43%) CCNA
9 7 (2.43%) MCSD
10 6 (2.08%) CCNP
11 5 (1.74%) MCSA
11 5 (1.74%) CCIE
11 5 (1.74%) MCDST
11 5 (1.74%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (12.15%) SLA
2 7 (2.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (0.69%) JSP 440
4 1 (0.35%) IEC 61508
4 1 (0.35%) ISO 9000
4 1 (0.35%) TickIT
4 1 (0.35%) COBIT
4 1 (0.35%) QA
System Software
1 21 (7.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (5.90%) Active Directory
3 10 (3.47%) Hyper-V
4 7 (2.43%) Microsoft App-V
5 5 (1.74%) XenApp
5 5 (1.74%) XenDesktop
6 2 (0.69%) Forefront TMG
7 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 21 (7.29%) OpenView
1 21 (7.29%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 19 (6.60%) SCCM
3 10 (3.47%) SCOM
4 9 (3.13%) FortiGate
5 8 (2.78%) SCVMM
6 7 (2.43%) Oracle RMAN
6 7 (2.43%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 5 (1.74%) HP Quality Center
7 5 (1.74%) SCDPM
8 3 (1.04%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 3 (1.04%) Data Guard
9 2 (0.69%) BMC PATROL
9 2 (0.69%) Nagios
9 2 (0.69%) Norton AntiVirus
9 2 (0.69%) SCSM
9 2 (0.69%) McAfee ePO
9 2 (0.69%) BladeLogic
10 1 (0.35%) WSUS
10 1 (0.35%) MIMEsweeper
Vendors
1 77 (26.74%) Microsoft
2 38 (13.19%) HP
3 36 (12.50%) Cisco
4 31 (10.76%) SAP
5 27 (9.38%) Juniper
6 24 (8.33%) Oracle
6 24 (8.33%) VMware
7 23 (7.99%) Citrix
8 21 (7.29%) Lotus
9 17 (5.90%) EMC
10 16 (5.56%) F5
11 12 (4.17%) CheckPoint
12 9 (3.13%) IBM
12 9 (3.13%) Fortinet
13 7 (2.43%) OpenText
14 5 (1.74%) AppSense
15 4 (1.39%) Hyperion
15 4 (1.39%) Fujitsu
16 3 (1.04%) Capita
16 3 (1.04%) Trend Micro
Cumbria
Capita Defence & Security Resourcing
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Cumbria
Capita Defence & Security Resourcing
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Negotiable + car + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Cumbria
Capita - ITMS
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cumbria
Capita - ITMS
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Burnley, Lancashire
Connectus
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus, Car
Posted: 6 days ago
Cumbria
Capita - ITMS
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: competetive, bonus + more
Posted: 13 days ago
Cumbria
Capita - ITMS
Salary: £60000 - £100000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Cumbria
Capita - ITMS
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Cumbria
Capita - ITMS
Salary: £80000 - £130000 per annum + + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 20 days ago