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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 128 180 195
Rank change year-on-year
+52 +15
Permanent jobs citing SC Cleared 138 58 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.86% 0.85% 0.74%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.10% 3.69% 2.86%
Number of salaries quoted 98 40 47
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -3.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,625 £31,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £65,000 £58,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
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
1704 1570 1890
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 22.91% 22.92% 25.79%
Number of salaries quoted 1303 1333 1593
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 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 +16 51 £52,500 -12.50% 7
Manchester +10 49 £44,000 +5.38% 5
Cumbria +17 26 £42,500 +93.18% 5
Lancashire -2 6 £42,500 - 2
SC Cleared
England

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 220 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 68 (30.91%) Finance
3 59 (26.82%) Windows
4 53 (24.09%) ITIL
5 40 (18.18%) Oracle
6 39 (17.73%) Juniper
7 34 (15.45%) Microsoft
7 34 (15.45%) CheckPoint
7 34 (15.45%) Service Management
8 32 (14.55%) Cisco
9 28 (12.73%) Firewall
9 28 (12.73%) Network Security
9 28 (12.73%) Incident Management
10 27 (12.27%) Telecoms
11 25 (11.36%) Retail
12 24 (10.91%) Active Directory
12 24 (10.91%) Java
13 23 (10.45%) Service Delivery
14 22 (10.00%) Migration
14 22 (10.00%) Linux
14 22 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
15 21 (9.55%) Citrix
16 19 (8.64%) Middleware
16 19 (8.64%) Fujitsu
17 17 (7.73%) SIEM
17 17 (7.73%) Oracle EBS
17 17 (7.73%) Change Management
18 16 (7.27%) Stakeholder Management
18 16 (7.27%) Scrum
18 16 (7.27%) VMware

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 14 (6.36%) SharePoint
1 14 (6.36%) MS Exchange
2 12 (5.45%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (5.00%) Lync
4 10 (4.55%) Confluence
4 10 (4.55%) WebLogic
5 9 (4.09%) NetWeaver
5 9 (4.09%) SAP EP
5 9 (4.09%) SAP Portal
6 6 (2.73%) SharePoint Server
7 5 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2013
7 5 (2.27%) WebLogic Portal
8 2 (0.91%) CICS
8 2 (0.91%) Office Communications Server
9 1 (0.45%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.45%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.45%) IIS
9 1 (0.45%) CMS
9 1 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 14 (6.36%) MS Office
2 8 (3.64%) MS Excel
3 2 (0.91%) MS Project
4 1 (0.45%) SPSS
4 1 (0.45%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.45%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 17 (7.73%) Oracle EBS
2 9 (4.09%) Oracle ERP
3 6 (2.73%) Oracle Applications
4 4 (1.82%) SAP FI/CO
4 4 (1.82%) SAP CO
4 4 (1.82%) SAP FI
5 2 (0.91%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.91%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (0.91%) RMDS
5 2 (0.91%) Oracle Payroll
6 1 (0.45%) Oracle iRecruitment
6 1 (0.45%) Oracle Internet Expenses
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.27%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 28 (12.73%) Firewall
1 28 (12.73%) Network Security
2 16 (7.27%) TCP/IP
3 15 (6.82%) Intrusion Detection
4 11 (5.00%) LAN
4 11 (5.00%) WAN
5 9 (4.09%) AMQP
6 8 (3.64%) SAN
7 7 (3.18%) HTTPS
7 7 (3.18%) SSL
7 7 (3.18%) HTTP
8 6 (2.73%) DHCP
8 6 (2.73%) DNS
8 6 (2.73%) Wireless
9 5 (2.27%) ADSL
9 5 (2.27%) ISDN
9 5 (2.27%) Unified Communications
9 5 (2.27%) MPLS
9 5 (2.27%) NAS
10 4 (1.82%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (6.82%) Oracle Database
2 9 (4.09%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (3.64%) SQL Server
4 6 (2.73%) Oracle Database 11g
4 6 (2.73%) Oracle BI EE
5 5 (2.27%) RDBMS
5 5 (2.27%) Relational Database
6 2 (0.91%) Easytrieve
6 2 (0.91%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (0.91%) DB2
6 2 (0.91%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.45%) Big Data
7 1 (0.45%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.45%) MS Access
7 1 (0.45%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (0.45%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 15 (6.82%) JIRA
2 10 (4.55%) JUnit
3 9 (4.09%) Eclipse
3 9 (4.09%) Talend Open Studio
3 9 (4.09%) Mercurial
3 9 (4.09%) Gradle
4 5 (2.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 4 (1.82%) QuickTest Pro
5 4 (1.82%) LoadRunner
6 2 (0.91%) Subversion
6 2 (0.91%) ClearCase
6 2 (0.91%) Rational DOORS
6 2 (0.91%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.45%) Ant
General
1 68 (30.91%) Finance
2 27 (12.27%) Telecoms
3 25 (11.36%) Retail
4 7 (3.18%) Automotive
5 6 (2.73%) Manufacturing
6 5 (2.27%) Banking
7 4 (1.82%) Aerospace
7 4 (1.82%) Back Office
8 3 (1.36%) General Ledger
9 2 (0.91%) Electronics
9 2 (0.91%) Military
10 1 (0.45%) Legal
Job Titles
1 29 (13.18%) Developer
2 20 (9.09%) Consultant
3 15 (6.82%) Security Specialist
4 13 (5.91%) Architect
4 13 (5.91%) NOC Engineer
5 11 (5.00%) Software Developer
6 10 (4.55%) Analyst
6 10 (4.55%) SAP Developer
7 9 (4.09%) Network Architect
7 9 (4.09%) Technical Leader
7 9 (4.09%) NetWeaver Developer
8 8 (3.64%) Senior Security Specialist
8 8 (3.64%) Project Manager
8 8 (3.64%) Administrator
8 8 (3.64%) Citrix Consultant
8 8 (3.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 8 (3.64%) Service Manager
9 6 (2.73%) Java Developer
9 6 (2.73%) DBA
9 6 (2.73%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (8.64%) Middleware
2 13 (5.91%) Java EE
3 11 (5.00%) Web Services
4 10 (4.55%) SAP Smart Forms
4 10 (4.55%) BAPI
5 9 (4.09%) JSON
5 9 (4.09%) Web Dynpro
5 9 (4.09%) JMS
5 9 (4.09%) EJB
5 9 (4.09%) J2EE
5 9 (4.09%) SAP Business Workflow
6 3 (1.36%) Oracle Fusion
6 3 (1.36%) HTML
6 3 (1.36%) .NET
6 3 (1.36%) CSS
7 2 (0.91%) CGI
7 2 (0.91%) ASP.NET
7 2 (0.91%) Spring
7 2 (0.91%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (0.91%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 12 (5.45%) Management Information System
2 7 (3.18%) RMADS
3 6 (2.73%) Blackberry
4 5 (2.27%) Client/Server
4 5 (2.27%) Replication
4 5 (2.27%) Open Source
4 5 (2.27%) Computer Science
5 4 (1.82%) CESG
6 3 (1.36%) CMDB
6 3 (1.36%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (0.91%) CESG CLAS
7 2 (0.91%) VSAM
7 2 (0.91%) PKI
7 2 (0.91%) Inversion of Control
7 2 (0.91%) Social Media
7 2 (0.91%) Embedded Systems
7 2 (0.91%) Mobile App
7 2 (0.91%) BBC
7 2 (0.91%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.45%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 59 (26.82%) Windows
2 22 (10.00%) Linux
2 22 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (7.27%) Windows Server 2003
3 16 (7.27%) Windows 7
4 13 (5.91%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (4.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (3.64%) UNIX
7 6 (2.73%) Windows XP
8 2 (0.91%) AIX
8 2 (0.91%) Solaris
9 1 (0.45%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (24.09%) ITIL
2 34 (15.45%) Service Management
3 28 (12.73%) Incident Management
4 23 (10.45%) Service Delivery
5 22 (10.00%) Migration
6 17 (7.73%) Change Management
6 17 (7.73%) SIEM
7 16 (7.27%) Stakeholder Management
7 16 (7.27%) Scrum
8 15 (6.82%) Configuration Management
8 15 (6.82%) Vulnerability Management
9 14 (6.36%) Project Management
9 14 (6.36%) Business Intelligence
10 13 (5.91%) Problem Management
10 13 (5.91%) Cyber Security
11 12 (5.45%) PRINCE2
12 11 (5.00%) OO
12 11 (5.00%) Project Planning
12 11 (5.00%) Capacity Management
13 10 (4.55%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 24 (10.91%) Java
2 16 (7.27%) C
3 14 (6.36%) SQL
4 10 (4.55%) ABAP
4 10 (4.55%) SAPscript
5 9 (4.09%) C++
5 9 (4.09%) PowerShell
5 9 (4.09%) Ada
6 8 (3.64%) Python
6 8 (3.64%) VBScript
6 8 (3.64%) VB
7 5 (2.27%) C#
8 4 (1.82%) JavaScript
9 2 (0.91%) COBOL
9 2 (0.91%) T-SQL
9 2 (0.91%) JCL
9 2 (0.91%) MATLAB
10 1 (0.45%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.45%) Perl
10 1 (0.45%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 220 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 14 (6.36%) CTC Cleared
3 13 (5.91%) CISSP
4 12 (5.45%) DV Cleared
5 11 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
6 10 (4.55%) Degree
7 9 (4.09%) SSCP
8 8 (3.64%) CEH
8 8 (3.64%) Microsoft Certification
8 8 (3.64%) CCNA
9 7 (3.18%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 6 (2.73%) ISTQB
11 5 (2.27%) ISEB
12 4 (1.82%) MCSE
12 4 (1.82%) CISM
12 4 (1.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 2 (0.91%) Chartered Engineer
13 2 (0.91%) CCIE
13 2 (0.91%) MCP
13 2 (0.91%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (7.27%) QA
2 12 (5.45%) SLA
3 9 (4.09%) Data Quality
4 6 (2.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.91%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 24 (10.91%) Active Directory
2 13 (5.91%) Snort
3 12 (5.45%) Hyper-V
4 11 (5.00%) Oracle RAC
5 10 (4.55%) XenApp
6 9 (4.09%) XenDesktop
7 5 (2.27%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (2.27%) Oracle RMAN
8 4 (1.82%) Microsoft App-V
8 4 (1.82%) VMware Infrastructure
9 2 (0.91%) GPFS
10 1 (0.45%) Xen
10 1 (0.45%) XenServer
10 1 (0.45%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 13 (5.91%) Nessus
1 13 (5.91%) McAfee ePO
1 13 (5.91%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 9 (4.09%) Oracle EDQ
2 9 (4.09%) SolarWinds Orion
3 7 (3.18%) SCCM
4 5 (2.27%) SCOM
4 5 (2.27%) SCVMM
4 5 (2.27%) Data Guard
4 5 (2.27%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 5 (2.27%) HP Quality Center
4 5 (2.27%) SCDPM
4 5 (2.27%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 2 (0.91%) WSUS
5 2 (0.91%) ServiceCenter
5 2 (0.91%) NetBackup
5 2 (0.91%) OpenView
6 1 (0.45%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.45%) MIMEsweeper
6 1 (0.45%) AppDNA
Vendors
1 40 (18.18%) Oracle
2 39 (17.73%) Juniper
3 34 (15.45%) Microsoft
3 34 (15.45%) CheckPoint
4 32 (14.55%) Cisco
5 21 (9.55%) Citrix
6 19 (8.64%) Fujitsu
7 16 (7.27%) VMware
7 16 (7.27%) Symantec
8 15 (6.82%) McAfee
8 15 (6.82%) Websense
8 15 (6.82%) Blue Coat
8 15 (6.82%) IronPort
9 14 (6.36%) SAP
10 13 (5.91%) HP
10 13 (5.91%) Qualys
10 13 (5.91%) Splunk
10 13 (5.91%) Lumension
10 13 (5.91%) Becrypt
10 13 (5.91%) LogRhythm
North West
Vertical IT
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + bonus and package
Posted: 23 hours ago
Cheshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cumbria
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Neg. dependant on exp.
Posted: 2 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Chorley, Lancashire
CSC
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum + Bonus AND Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Steria
Salary: From £50,000 to £58,000 per annum plus Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Runcorn
QA Apprenticeships
Salary: £11,992.24 per year
Posted: 15 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Steria
Salary: From £22,500 to £25,000 per annum Good salary and flexible benefits sc
Posted: 15 days ago
Warrington
Real Staffing
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Package
Posted: 16 days ago
Cumbria
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £0.00 - £1 per annum + Competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Cumbria
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £0.00 - £1 per annum + Competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Cumbria
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £0.00 - £1 per annum + Competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Vodafone
Posted: 22 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus+Bens
Posted: 24 days ago
Cumbria
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago