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 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 114 123 185
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +62
Permanent jobs citing SC Cleared 150 125 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.18% 1.87% 0.86%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.46% 7.51% 3.58%
Number of salaries quoted 123 64 31
Average salary £49,000 £40,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.50% -23.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,500 £69,000
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
2011 1665 1818
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 29.18% 24.95% 24.11%
Number of salaries quoted 1624 1336 1452
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 £24,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £50,000
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 3 March 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 3 March 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
Manchester +25 52 £55,000 -8.33% 8
Cheshire -12 45 £42,500 +12.65% 2
Merseyside +29 20 £43,750 +13.63% 2
Cumbria +1 17 £62,500 +115.51% 7
Lancashire -9 12 £34,000 -20.00% 2
SC Cleared
England

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 3 March 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.

1 313 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 80 (25.56%) Finance
3 75 (23.96%) Microsoft
4 65 (20.77%) ITIL
5 57 (18.21%) Stakeholder Management
6 53 (16.93%) Windows
7 49 (15.65%) MS Excel
8 43 (13.74%) PRINCE2
9 39 (12.46%) Service Management
9 39 (12.46%) Banking
10 38 (12.14%) People Management
11 37 (11.82%) SAP
11 37 (11.82%) SLA
12 36 (11.50%) Cisco
13 33 (10.54%) HP
14 32 (10.22%) Migration
15 31 (9.90%) Firewall
15 31 (9.90%) Juniper
15 31 (9.90%) SharePoint
16 30 (9.58%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
17 27 (8.63%) MCP
17 27 (8.63%) Retail
18 26 (8.31%) MS Office
18 26 (8.31%) Oracle
19 25 (7.99%) Service Delivery
20 24 (7.67%) VMware
21 23 (7.35%) Active Directory
21 23 (7.35%) Office 365
22 22 (7.03%) Incident Management
22 22 (7.03%) Citrix

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

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 31 (9.90%) SharePoint
2 21 (6.71%) IBM Notes
3 10 (3.19%) MS Exchange
3 10 (3.19%) SharePoint 2010
4 9 (2.88%) Lync
4 9 (2.88%) SAP Portal
4 9 (2.88%) Exchange Server 2013
4 9 (2.88%) NetWeaver
4 9 (2.88%) SAP EP
5 8 (2.56%) WebLogic
5 8 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2010
6 7 (2.24%) Office Communications Server
7 6 (1.92%) SharePoint 2013
7 6 (1.92%) Documentum
8 4 (1.28%) Alfresco
8 4 (1.28%) Oracle Service Bus
9 3 (0.96%) CICS
10 2 (0.64%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
10 2 (0.64%) CMS
10 2 (0.64%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 49 (15.65%) MS Excel
2 26 (8.31%) MS Office
3 5 (1.60%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.32%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.32%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 14 (4.47%) SAP FI
1 14 (4.47%) SAP FI/CO
1 14 (4.47%) SAP CO
2 10 (3.19%) Oracle EBS
3 9 (2.88%) SAP HR
3 9 (2.88%) SAP Payroll
4 7 (2.24%) Oracle EBS R12
5 5 (1.60%) Dynamics CRM
6 3 (0.96%) Oracle 11i
6 3 (0.96%) Oracle BPM
6 3 (0.96%) RMDS
6 3 (0.96%) SAP Retail
7 2 (0.64%) Oracle ERP
7 2 (0.64%) Oracle Applications
8 1 (0.32%) SAP FSCM
8 1 (0.32%) SAP BPC
8 1 (0.32%) SAP ERP
8 1 (0.32%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 23 (7.35%) Office 365
2 6 (1.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.32%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 31 (9.90%) Firewall
2 21 (6.71%) Network Security
3 13 (4.15%) Broadband
4 9 (2.88%) Wireless
4 9 (2.88%) Junos
4 9 (2.88%) FirePass
5 8 (2.56%) Unified Communications
5 8 (2.56%) LAN
5 8 (2.56%) WAN
6 5 (1.60%) TCP/IP
6 5 (1.60%) DNS
6 5 (1.60%) VLAN
7 3 (0.96%) Wireshark
7 3 (0.96%) SSL
8 2 (0.64%) SAN
8 2 (0.64%) SMTP
8 2 (0.64%) DHCP
8 2 (0.64%) HTTP
8 2 (0.64%) LDAP
8 2 (0.64%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (4.47%) SQL Server
2 8 (2.56%) SQL Server 2005
2 8 (2.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (2.24%) Oracle Database 11g
3 7 (2.24%) Oracle Database
3 7 (2.24%) Oracle Database 10g
4 4 (1.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (1.28%) Essbase
4 4 (1.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (1.28%) Oracle Reports
4 4 (1.28%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (1.28%) Oracle Discoverer
4 4 (1.28%) Oracle Exadata
4 4 (1.28%) Oracle BI EE
5 3 (0.96%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (0.96%) DB2
5 3 (0.96%) Easytrieve
6 2 (0.64%) QlikView
6 2 (0.64%) MS Access
7 1 (0.32%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 5 (1.60%) Visual Studio
2 3 (0.96%) Oracle Forms
2 3 (0.96%) LSMW
2 3 (0.96%) Metasploit
3 2 (0.64%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (0.32%) Ant
4 1 (0.32%) JIRA
4 1 (0.32%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (0.32%) LoadRunner
4 1 (0.32%) Git (software)
General
1 80 (25.56%) Finance
2 39 (12.46%) Banking
3 27 (8.63%) Retail
4 20 (6.39%) Back Office
5 12 (3.83%) General Ledger
5 12 (3.83%) Local Government
6 6 (1.92%) Aerospace
7 4 (1.28%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.96%) Legal
8 3 (0.96%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.32%) Billing
Job Titles
1 60 (19.17%) Consultant
2 58 (18.53%) Analyst
3 54 (17.25%) Project Manager
4 46 (14.70%) Architect
5 27 (8.63%) SAP Consultant
6 25 (7.99%) IT Project Manager
7 21 (6.71%) Service Desk Analyst
7 21 (6.71%) Service Analyst
7 21 (6.71%) Applications Manager
8 20 (6.39%) Support Analyst
9 17 (5.43%) Senior Manager
9 17 (5.43%) Senior Project Manager
10 16 (5.11%) Developer
10 16 (5.11%) Network Engineer
10 16 (5.11%) Senior IT Project Manager
11 14 (4.47%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
12 13 (4.15%) Installation Technician
13 12 (3.83%) SAP Support
14 11 (3.51%) Security Engineer
14 11 (3.51%) Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (3.51%) J2EE
1 11 (3.51%) Middleware
2 9 (2.88%) Web Dynpro
2 9 (2.88%) SAP Smart Forms
2 9 (2.88%) BAPI
2 9 (2.88%) SAP Business Workflow
3 8 (2.56%) CSS
3 8 (2.56%) HTML
3 8 (2.56%) Web Services
4 6 (1.92%) HTML5
5 5 (1.60%) XSLT
5 5 (1.60%) .NET
6 4 (1.28%) XML
7 3 (0.96%) EDI
7 3 (0.96%) Java SE
8 2 (0.64%) JSON
8 2 (0.64%) JSF
8 2 (0.64%) JSP
8 2 (0.64%) jQuery
8 2 (0.64%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 11 (3.51%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (2.24%) User Experience
3 5 (1.60%) Mainframe
3 5 (1.60%) Replication
4 4 (1.28%) Management Information System
4 4 (1.28%) RMADS
4 4 (1.28%) Video Conferencing
5 3 (0.96%) FMCG
5 3 (0.96%) Open Source
5 3 (0.96%) CESG
5 3 (0.96%) CESG CLAS
5 3 (0.96%) VSAM
6 2 (0.64%) GIS
6 2 (0.64%) Blackberry
6 2 (0.64%) AS400
6 2 (0.64%) Life Science
7 1 (0.32%) CMDB
7 1 (0.32%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.32%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.32%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 53 (16.93%) Windows
2 16 (5.11%) Windows XP
3 14 (4.47%) UNIX
4 13 (4.15%) Windows 7
4 13 (4.15%) Linux
5 11 (3.51%) Solaris
6 10 (3.19%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (2.24%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (2.24%) AIX
8 5 (1.60%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (0.96%) SUSE
9 3 (0.96%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.32%) CentOS
10 1 (0.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.32%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.32%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.32%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (20.77%) ITIL
2 57 (18.21%) Stakeholder Management
3 43 (13.74%) PRINCE2
4 39 (12.46%) Service Management
5 38 (12.14%) People Management
6 32 (10.22%) Migration
7 25 (7.99%) Service Delivery
8 22 (7.03%) Agile Software Development
8 22 (7.03%) Incident Management
9 15 (4.79%) Workflow
9 15 (4.79%) Performance Tuning
10 13 (4.15%) Problem Management
11 12 (3.83%) ITSM
11 12 (3.83%) Project Management
11 12 (3.83%) Change Management
12 11 (3.51%) Supplier Management
12 11 (3.51%) Content Management
13 10 (3.19%) Document Management
13 10 (3.19%) Network Design
13 10 (3.19%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 22 (7.03%) Java
2 19 (6.07%) SQL
3 12 (3.83%) ABAP
4 9 (2.88%) SAPscript
4 9 (2.88%) PL/SQL
5 5 (1.60%) JavaScript
6 3 (0.96%) C
6 3 (0.96%) COBOL
6 3 (0.96%) VBA
6 3 (0.96%) T-SQL
6 3 (0.96%) VBScript
6 3 (0.96%) JCL
7 1 (0.32%) Ruby
7 1 (0.32%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.32%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.32%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.32%) Python
7 1 (0.32%) Perl
Qualifications
1 313 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 30 (9.58%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 27 (8.63%) MCP
4 20 (6.39%) DV Cleared
5 19 (6.07%) Microsoft Certification
6 15 (4.79%) MCSE
7 11 (3.51%) CCA
7 11 (3.51%) Citrix Certification
7 11 (3.51%) CISSP
8 9 (2.88%) Cisco Certification
9 7 (2.24%) CCEA
9 7 (2.24%) CISM
9 7 (2.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 7 (2.24%) MCSD
10 6 (1.92%) CCNA
10 6 (1.92%) MCSA
10 6 (1.92%) MCDST
10 6 (1.92%) MCITP
11 5 (1.60%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 5 (1.60%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (11.82%) SLA
2 11 (3.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.96%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.64%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.32%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.32%) COBIT
5 1 (0.32%) QA
5 1 (0.32%) JSP 440
5 1 (0.32%) COSO
System Software
1 23 (7.35%) Active Directory
2 21 (6.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (3.19%) Hyper-V
4 7 (2.24%) Oracle RMAN
5 6 (1.92%) Microsoft App-V
6 4 (1.28%) XenApp
6 4 (1.28%) XenDesktop
7 2 (0.64%) Forefront TMG
8 1 (0.32%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.32%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 21 (6.71%) OpenView
1 21 (6.71%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 19 (6.07%) SCCM
3 10 (3.19%) SCOM
4 9 (2.88%) FortiGate
5 8 (2.56%) SCVMM
6 7 (2.24%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 6 (1.92%) HP Quality Center
8 5 (1.60%) SCDPM
9 3 (0.96%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 3 (0.96%) Data Guard
9 3 (0.96%) Nagios
10 2 (0.64%) Norton AntiVirus
10 2 (0.64%) BMC PATROL
10 2 (0.64%) BladeLogic
10 2 (0.64%) McAfee ePO
10 2 (0.64%) SCSM
10 2 (0.64%) Oracle EDQ
11 1 (0.32%) Opsview
11 1 (0.32%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 75 (23.96%) Microsoft
2 37 (11.82%) SAP
3 36 (11.50%) Cisco
4 33 (10.54%) HP
5 31 (9.90%) Juniper
6 26 (8.31%) Oracle
7 24 (7.67%) VMware
8 22 (7.03%) Citrix
9 21 (6.71%) Lotus
10 19 (6.07%) F5
11 12 (3.83%) CheckPoint
12 10 (3.19%) EMC
13 9 (2.88%) IBM
13 9 (2.88%) Adobe
13 9 (2.88%) Fortinet
14 5 (1.60%) Salesforce.com
15 4 (1.28%) Hyperion
15 4 (1.28%) Fujitsu
15 4 (1.28%) AppSense
15 4 (1.28%) Open Text
Cumbria
Capita - ITMS
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Negotiable depending on experience
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus, Car
Posted: 11 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Cumbria
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Cumbria
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago