The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the North West region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 135 181 202
Rank change year-on-year
+46 +21
Permanent jobs citing SC Cleared 111 64 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.56% 0.88% 0.52%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.81% 3.83% 2.08%
Number of salaries quoted 78 42 38
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% -14.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,350 £25,500 £30,700
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £48,500 £44,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+10.22% -2.22%
Qualifications Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1629 1669 1876
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 22.89% 23.00% 25.07%
Number of salaries quoted 1254 1400 1612
Average salary £35,000 £38,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +6.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
SC Cleared
England

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 25 July 2014.

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 25 July 2014. 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 +12 42 £45,000 -28.00% 4
Manchester +7 40 £45,000 +11.11% 5
Cumbria +12 20 - - 7
Lancashire -3 3 £37,500 +7.14% 4
SC Cleared
England

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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.

1 228 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 72 (31.58%) Finance
3 67 (29.39%) ITIL
4 52 (22.81%) Windows
5 42 (18.42%) Telecoms
6 36 (15.79%) Service Management
6 36 (15.79%) Microsoft
7 35 (15.35%) Retail
8 32 (14.04%) Oracle
9 29 (12.72%) Java
9 29 (12.72%) Juniper
10 28 (12.28%) CheckPoint
10 28 (12.28%) Stakeholder Management
11 26 (11.40%) Project Management
12 25 (10.96%) Cisco
12 25 (10.96%) Network Security
12 25 (10.96%) Incident Management
13 24 (10.53%) Service Delivery
14 23 (10.09%) SQL
14 23 (10.09%) PRINCE2
15 22 (9.65%) QA
16 20 (8.77%) Fujitsu
16 20 (8.77%) Citrix
17 19 (8.33%) C
18 18 (7.89%) Linux
18 18 (7.89%) SAP
18 18 (7.89%) Oracle Database
19 17 (7.46%) SIEM
19 17 (7.46%) Configuration Management
19 17 (7.46%) Symantec

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

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 (4.82%) WebLogic
2 10 (4.39%) Confluence
3 9 (3.95%) Lync
3 9 (3.95%) SharePoint
3 9 (3.95%) MS Exchange
4 8 (3.51%) NetWeaver
4 8 (3.51%) SAP EP
4 8 (3.51%) SAP Portal
5 7 (3.07%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (1.75%) SharePoint Server
7 2 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.44%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.44%) WebLogic Portal
8 1 (0.44%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 13 (5.70%) MS Office
2 11 (4.82%) MS Excel
3 2 (0.88%) MS Project
4 1 (0.44%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.44%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 17 (7.46%) Oracle EBS
2 9 (3.95%) Oracle Applications
2 9 (3.95%) SAP FI/CO
2 9 (3.95%) SAP CO
2 9 (3.95%) SAP FI
3 4 (1.75%) Remedy ITSM
4 3 (1.32%) Oracle EBS R12
4 3 (1.32%) Oracle ERP
5 2 (0.88%) Oracle Payroll
6 1 (0.44%) Oracle Internet Expenses
6 1 (0.44%) Oracle iRecruitment
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.75%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 25 (10.96%) Network Security
2 17 (7.46%) Firewall
3 16 (7.02%) TCP/IP
4 15 (6.58%) Intrusion Detection
5 9 (3.95%) AMQP
6 7 (3.07%) HTTP
6 7 (3.07%) HTTPS
6 7 (3.07%) SSL
7 5 (2.19%) SDH
8 4 (1.75%) LAN
8 4 (1.75%) WAN
8 4 (1.75%) Unified Communications
9 3 (1.32%) Intranet
10 2 (0.88%) Wireless
10 2 (0.88%) VoIP
10 2 (0.88%) SAN
11 1 (0.44%) NetScaler
11 1 (0.44%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (7.89%) Oracle Database
2 10 (4.39%) Oracle BI EE
3 7 (3.07%) Oracle Database 11g
3 7 (3.07%) Relational Database
3 7 (3.07%) RDBMS
4 6 (2.63%) SQL Server
5 3 (1.32%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (0.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.44%) Oracle Exadata
7 1 (0.44%) Oracle Discoverer
7 1 (0.44%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.44%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.44%) SQLPlus
7 1 (0.44%) Essbase
7 1 (0.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 15 (6.58%) JIRA
2 12 (5.26%) JUnit
3 9 (3.95%) Eclipse
3 9 (3.95%) Mercurial
3 9 (3.95%) Gradle
4 5 (2.19%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (1.32%) Talend Open Studio
6 2 (0.88%) Git (software)
6 2 (0.88%) Selenium
6 2 (0.88%) Cucumber
6 2 (0.88%) Rational DOORS
6 2 (0.88%) Subversion
6 2 (0.88%) Maven
6 2 (0.88%) ClearCase
7 1 (0.44%) Ant
7 1 (0.44%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (0.44%) LoadRunner
7 1 (0.44%) JMeter
General
1 72 (31.58%) Finance
2 42 (18.42%) Telecoms
3 35 (15.35%) Retail
4 13 (5.70%) Back Office
5 9 (3.95%) Automotive
5 9 (3.95%) Banking
6 8 (3.51%) Aerospace
7 6 (2.63%) Manufacturing
8 4 (1.75%) General Ledger
9 2 (0.88%) Military
9 2 (0.88%) Legal
9 2 (0.88%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 32 (14.04%) Developer
2 20 (8.77%) Consultant
3 19 (8.33%) Project Manager
4 15 (6.58%) Security Specialist
5 14 (6.14%) Software Developer
6 12 (5.26%) Architect
6 12 (5.26%) NOC Engineer
7 9 (3.95%) SAP Developer
8 8 (3.51%) Senior Security Specialist
8 8 (3.51%) NetWeaver Developer
8 8 (3.51%) Analyst
8 8 (3.51%) DBA
8 8 (3.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 8 (3.51%) Oracle DBA
9 7 (3.07%) Service Manager
9 7 (3.07%) Oracle Applications DBA
9 7 (3.07%) Junior
9 7 (3.07%) SAP Support
10 6 (2.63%) Head of IT
10 6 (2.63%) Junior Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (6.58%) Java EE
2 14 (6.14%) Web Services
2 14 (6.14%) Middleware
3 10 (4.39%) .NET
3 10 (4.39%) J2EE
3 10 (4.39%) ASP.NET
4 9 (3.95%) EJB
4 9 (3.95%) JMS
4 9 (3.95%) SAP Smart Forms
4 9 (3.95%) BAPI
4 9 (3.95%) JSON
5 8 (3.51%) SAP Business Workflow
5 8 (3.51%) Web Dynpro
6 6 (2.63%) Spring
7 5 (2.19%) Oracle Fusion
8 4 (1.75%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (1.32%) HTML
9 3 (1.32%) jQuery
9 3 (1.32%) Hibernate
9 3 (1.32%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 17 (7.46%) Management Information System
2 7 (3.07%) Client/Server
3 6 (2.63%) RMADS
4 5 (2.19%) Open Source
4 5 (2.19%) CMDB
4 5 (2.19%) Blackberry
4 5 (2.19%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (1.32%) Mobile App
5 3 (1.32%) Inversion of Control
6 2 (0.88%) Embedded Systems
6 2 (0.88%) CESG
6 2 (0.88%) PKI
6 2 (0.88%) Human Factors
6 2 (0.88%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.44%) NHS
7 1 (0.44%) Thin Client
7 1 (0.44%) BBC
7 1 (0.44%) Clustering
7 1 (0.44%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 52 (22.81%) Windows
2 18 (7.89%) Linux
3 15 (6.58%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (5.70%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (3.95%) UNIX
5 9 (3.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (3.51%) Windows 7
7 6 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.88%) Windows 2000
9 1 (0.44%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.44%) Solaris
9 1 (0.44%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.44%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (29.39%) ITIL
2 36 (15.79%) Service Management
3 28 (12.28%) Stakeholder Management
4 26 (11.40%) Project Management
5 25 (10.96%) Incident Management
6 24 (10.53%) Service Delivery
7 23 (10.09%) PRINCE2
8 17 (7.46%) Configuration Management
8 17 (7.46%) Scrum
8 17 (7.46%) SIEM
9 15 (6.58%) Vulnerability Management
10 13 (5.70%) Capacity Management
10 13 (5.70%) Cyber Security
10 13 (5.70%) Workflow
10 13 (5.70%) OO
10 13 (5.70%) Problem Management
11 12 (5.26%) Software Engineering
11 12 (5.26%) Migration
12 11 (4.82%) Waterfall
13 10 (4.39%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (12.72%) Java
2 23 (10.09%) SQL
3 19 (8.33%) C
4 11 (4.82%) C++
5 9 (3.95%) ABAP
5 9 (3.95%) Ada
5 9 (3.95%) SAPscript
5 9 (3.95%) T-SQL
6 8 (3.51%) Python
7 6 (2.63%) C#
8 5 (2.19%) PowerShell
9 4 (1.75%) VBScript
9 4 (1.75%) VB
10 3 (1.32%) JavaScript
10 3 (1.32%) PL/SQL
11 2 (0.88%) MATLAB
12 1 (0.44%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.44%) VC++
Qualifications
1 228 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 13 (5.70%) CTC Cleared
2 13 (5.70%) CISSP
3 12 (5.26%) Degree
4 10 (4.39%) DV Cleared
5 9 (3.95%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 9 (3.95%) SSCP
6 8 (3.51%) CEH
7 7 (3.07%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 5 (2.19%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (1.75%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (1.75%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (1.75%) CISM
10 3 (1.32%) ISTQB
10 3 (1.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 3 (1.32%) CCNA
11 2 (0.88%) MCP
11 2 (0.88%) Chartered Engineer
11 2 (0.88%) CISA
12 1 (0.44%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (9.65%) QA
2 14 (6.14%) SLA
3 4 (1.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (1.32%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 1 (0.44%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 14 (6.14%) Active Directory
2 13 (5.70%) Snort
2 13 (5.70%) Oracle RAC
3 8 (3.51%) Oracle RMAN
4 5 (2.19%) XenApp
4 5 (2.19%) XenDesktop
5 4 (1.75%) Hyper-V
5 4 (1.75%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (0.88%) VMware ESX
6 2 (0.88%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (0.88%) vSphere
7 1 (0.44%) GPFS
7 1 (0.44%) XenServer
7 1 (0.44%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (0.44%) Xen
Systems Management
1 13 (5.70%) Nessus
1 13 (5.70%) McAfee ePO
1 13 (5.70%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 9 (3.95%) SolarWinds Orion
3 8 (3.51%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 7 (3.07%) Data Guard
5 5 (2.19%) SCCM
6 4 (1.75%) SCOM
6 4 (1.75%) SCVMM
6 4 (1.75%) SCDPM
6 4 (1.75%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 3 (1.32%) Oracle EDQ
8 2 (0.88%) HP Quality Center
8 2 (0.88%) ServiceCenter
8 2 (0.88%) OpenView
8 2 (0.88%) NetBackup
9 1 (0.44%) WSUS
9 1 (0.44%) AppDNA
Vendors
1 36 (15.79%) Microsoft
2 32 (14.04%) Oracle
3 29 (12.72%) Juniper
4 28 (12.28%) CheckPoint
5 25 (10.96%) Cisco
6 20 (8.77%) Citrix
6 20 (8.77%) Fujitsu
7 18 (7.89%) SAP
8 17 (7.46%) Symantec
9 15 (6.58%) McAfee
9 15 (6.58%) Websense
9 15 (6.58%) Blue Coat
9 15 (6.58%) IronPort
10 13 (5.70%) Qualys
10 13 (5.70%) VMware
10 13 (5.70%) Splunk
10 13 (5.70%) Lumension
10 13 (5.70%) Becrypt
10 13 (5.70%) LogRhythm
11 12 (5.26%) HP
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum + Bonus AND Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Vodafone
Posted: 19 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Neg. dependant on exp.
Posted: Yesterday
Barrow-In-Furness, Cumbria
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £1 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Access Computer Consulting Plc
Posted: 3 days ago
North West
Experis Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + car fund + flexible benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Vodafone
Posted: 6 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Steria
Salary: From £50,000 to £58,000 per annum plus Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Cumbria
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £0.00 - £1 per annum + competitive salary
Posted: 11 days ago
Barrow-In-Furness
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £00 - £1 per annum + Competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Barrow-In-Furness
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £00.00 - £1 per annum + Competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Barrow-In-Furness
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £0.00 - £1 per annum + Competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Manchester
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £35000.00 - £42000.00 per annum + car
Posted: 21 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Steria
Salary: From £0 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago
Barrow-In-Furness
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Steria
Salary: Excellent salary and flexible benefits scheme
Posted: 25 days ago