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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 153 129 183
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +54
Permanent jobs citing SC Cleared 105 136 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.56% 1.85% 0.85%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.47% 8.05% 3.70%
Number of salaries quoted 77 96 40
Average salary £37,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £21,100 £26,375 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £68,500 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +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
1624 1689 1569
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 24.15% 23.01% 22.89%
Number of salaries quoted 1254 1289 1327
Average salary £38,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,100 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +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 28 August 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 28 August 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
Cumbria +2 42 £32,500 -23.52% 10
Cheshire -20 24 £42,500 -15.00% 1
Manchester -30 18 £68,750 +56.25% 15
Lancashire +11 12 £32,500 -23.52% 4
Merseyside - 5 £27,500 - 1
SC Cleared
England

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 214 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 53 (24.77%) DV Cleared
3 52 (24.30%) Microsoft
4 50 (23.36%) Windows
5 46 (21.50%) Project Management
6 40 (18.69%) SharePoint
7 39 (18.22%) Stakeholder Management
8 38 (17.76%) ITIL
9 36 (16.82%) Oracle
10 35 (16.36%) SQL
10 35 (16.36%) Finance
11 34 (15.89%) Agile Software Development
12 32 (14.95%) SQL Server
13 31 (14.49%) SLA
14 30 (14.02%) UNIX
14 30 (14.02%) VMware
15 29 (13.55%) Migration
16 27 (12.62%) IBM
17 26 (12.15%) Solaris
18 25 (11.68%) AIX
18 25 (11.68%) Oracle Database
19 23 (10.75%) Linux
19 23 (10.75%) MS Excel
19 23 (10.75%) Cisco
19 23 (10.75%) Content Management
20 22 (10.28%) Service Management
21 21 (9.81%) Service Delivery
21 21 (9.81%) .NET
21 21 (9.81%) EMC
21 21 (9.81%) Office 365

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 40 (18.69%) SharePoint
2 20 (9.35%) WebLogic
3 19 (8.88%) SharePoint 2013
4 18 (8.41%) SharePoint 2010
5 14 (6.54%) Oracle Application Server
6 13 (6.07%) Documentum
7 10 (4.67%) Alfresco
8 6 (2.80%) Office Communications Server
8 6 (2.80%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
9 3 (1.40%) WebSphere
10 2 (0.93%) WebSphere Application Server
10 2 (0.93%) IBM Notes
11 1 (0.47%) IIS
11 1 (0.47%) JBoss
11 1 (0.47%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 23 (10.75%) MS Excel
2 17 (7.94%) InfoPath
3 7 (3.27%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 18 (8.41%) Oracle Applications
2 9 (4.21%) SAP FI/CO
2 9 (4.21%) SAP CO
2 9 (4.21%) SAP FI
3 7 (3.27%) Oracle EBS
4 5 (2.34%) Oracle 11i
4 5 (2.34%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (0.93%) SAP BPC
5 2 (0.93%) Primavera
6 1 (0.47%) HFM
6 1 (0.47%) Teamcenter
6 1 (0.47%) SAP FSCM
Cloud Services
1 21 (9.81%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (5.14%) HTTP
2 9 (4.21%) Firewall
3 7 (3.27%) SAN
4 6 (2.80%) VLAN
5 5 (2.34%) LAN
6 4 (1.87%) Wireshark
6 4 (1.87%) Network Security
6 4 (1.87%) NAS
6 4 (1.87%) WAN
7 2 (0.93%) TCP/IP
7 2 (0.93%) DNS
7 2 (0.93%) Intranet
8 1 (0.47%) Internet
8 1 (0.47%) Extranet
8 1 (0.47%) WLAN
8 1 (0.47%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (14.95%) SQL Server
2 25 (11.68%) Oracle Database
3 19 (8.88%) Oracle Database 11g
4 16 (7.48%) Oracle9i Database
4 16 (7.48%) Oracle Database 10g
5 13 (6.07%) Oracle8/8i Database
6 11 (5.14%) Oracle Database 12c
7 7 (3.27%) DB2
8 5 (2.34%) Oracle Reports
8 5 (2.34%) Relational Database
9 4 (1.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 3 (1.40%) RDBMS
10 3 (1.40%) QlikView
11 2 (0.93%) SQL Server 2005
11 2 (0.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 2 (0.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 2 (0.93%) Oracle BI EE
11 2 (0.93%) SQL Server 2008
11 2 (0.93%) Data Warehouse
12 1 (0.47%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 17 (7.94%) Visual Studio
2 9 (4.21%) InstallShield
3 4 (1.87%) Metasploit
4 1 (0.47%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.47%) MSI
General
1 35 (16.36%) Finance
2 16 (7.48%) Manufacturing
3 8 (3.74%) General Ledger
4 6 (2.80%) Banking
4 6 (2.80%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.40%) Retail
6 2 (0.93%) Aerospace
6 2 (0.93%) Local Government
7 1 (0.47%) Marketing
7 1 (0.47%) Legal
7 1 (0.47%) Electronics
7 1 (0.47%) Billing
7 1 (0.47%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 50 (23.36%) Architect
2 27 (12.62%) DBA
3 26 (12.15%) Administrator
4 21 (9.81%) Project Manager
5 20 (9.35%) Oracle DBA
6 19 (8.88%) Junior
7 15 (7.01%) Analyst
7 15 (7.01%) Consultant
7 15 (7.01%) SQL DBA
8 13 (6.07%) Junior DBA
8 13 (6.07%) SharePoint Architect
9 12 (5.61%) Designer
9 12 (5.61%) SharePoint Designer
10 11 (5.14%) 2nd Line Support
11 10 (4.67%) Citrix Architect
12 9 (4.21%) SharePoint Solutions Architect
12 9 (4.21%) Service Manager
12 9 (4.21%) SAP Consultant
12 9 (4.21%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
12 9 (4.21%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (9.81%) .NET
2 19 (8.88%) HTML
3 18 (8.41%) CSS
4 17 (7.94%) XSLT
4 17 (7.94%) HTML5
5 6 (2.80%) Middleware
6 5 (2.34%) jQuery
7 4 (1.87%) JSP
7 4 (1.87%) Oracle Fusion
8 3 (1.40%) AngularJS
8 3 (1.40%) JSON
9 2 (0.93%) Java EE 5
9 2 (0.93%) ActiveMQ
9 2 (0.93%) Spring
9 2 (0.93%) JSF
9 2 (0.93%) Java EE
9 2 (0.93%) SOAP
9 2 (0.93%) JMS
9 2 (0.93%) WebSphere MQ
9 2 (0.93%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 17 (7.94%) Clustering
2 10 (4.67%) Data Centre
3 6 (2.80%) Management Information System
3 6 (2.80%) Life Science
4 4 (1.87%) RMADS
4 4 (1.87%) Video Conferencing
4 4 (1.87%) Data Integration
5 3 (1.40%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (0.93%) Mobile App
6 2 (0.93%) Mainframe
6 2 (0.93%) HP Superdome
6 2 (0.93%) CESG
7 1 (0.47%) CESG CLAS
7 1 (0.47%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.47%) SCADA
7 1 (0.47%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.47%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.47%) Inversion of Control
7 1 (0.47%) Oracle Exalytics
7 1 (0.47%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 50 (23.36%) Windows
2 30 (14.02%) UNIX
3 26 (12.15%) Solaris
4 25 (11.68%) AIX
5 23 (10.75%) Linux
6 18 (8.41%) Windows 7
7 7 (3.27%) Windows 8
8 4 (1.87%) Windows XP
9 2 (0.93%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (0.93%) HPUX
9 2 (0.93%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.47%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (21.50%) Project Management
2 39 (18.22%) Stakeholder Management
3 38 (17.76%) ITIL
4 34 (15.89%) Agile Software Development
5 29 (13.55%) Migration
6 23 (10.75%) Content Management
7 22 (10.28%) Service Management
8 21 (9.81%) Service Delivery
9 19 (8.88%) Scrum
10 16 (7.48%) Disaster Recovery
11 14 (6.54%) Change Management
11 14 (6.54%) Document Management
11 14 (6.54%) Business Analysis
11 14 (6.54%) Critical Success Factor
12 13 (6.07%) Change Control
12 13 (6.07%) Risk Management
13 12 (5.61%) Technical Architecture
14 11 (5.14%) Performance Tuning
15 10 (4.67%) Programme Management
16 9 (4.21%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 35 (16.36%) SQL
2 7 (3.27%) Java
3 4 (1.87%) C
4 3 (1.40%) JavaScript
4 3 (1.40%) Perl
4 3 (1.40%) VBA
4 3 (1.40%) Shell Script
5 2 (0.93%) VBScript
5 2 (0.93%) C#
6 1 (0.47%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.47%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 214 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 53 (24.77%) DV Cleared
3 17 (7.94%) Degree
4 14 (6.54%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (4.67%) Microsoft Certification
5 10 (4.67%) CCNA
6 8 (3.74%) CCNP
7 6 (2.80%) MCSD
7 6 (2.80%) MCSE
7 6 (2.80%) CCA
7 6 (2.80%) Citrix Certification
7 6 (2.80%) CCEA
7 6 (2.80%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 4 (1.87%) CEH
8 4 (1.87%) CCIE
9 3 (1.40%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 3 (1.40%) Chartered Engineer
10 2 (0.93%) MCP
10 2 (0.93%) CISSP
10 2 (0.93%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (14.49%) SLA
2 4 (1.87%) JSP 440
3 3 (1.40%) IEC 61508
3 3 (1.40%) ISO 9000
3 3 (1.40%) TickIT
4 2 (0.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.47%) QA
System Software
1 20 (9.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (7.94%) Oracle RAC
3 10 (4.67%) XenApp
3 10 (4.67%) XenDesktop
3 10 (4.67%) Microsoft App-V
4 4 (1.87%) EMC RecoverPoint
4 4 (1.87%) VMware Server
5 2 (0.93%) Active Directory
5 2 (0.93%) Samba
6 1 (0.47%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 1 (0.47%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (0.47%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 16 (7.48%) Oracle RMAN
1 16 (7.48%) SCCM
1 16 (7.48%) Data Guard
2 11 (5.14%) NetBackup
3 9 (4.21%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 2 (0.93%) OpenView
4 2 (0.93%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.47%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.47%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 52 (24.30%) Microsoft
2 36 (16.82%) Oracle
3 30 (14.02%) VMware
4 27 (12.62%) IBM
5 23 (10.75%) Cisco
6 21 (9.81%) EMC
7 20 (9.35%) Citrix
8 17 (7.94%) HP
9 16 (7.48%) SAP
9 16 (7.48%) AppSense
10 14 (6.54%) Sun
11 13 (6.07%) Juniper
12 10 (4.67%) OpenText
13 7 (3.27%) Capita
14 5 (2.34%) Veeam
14 5 (2.34%) F5
15 4 (1.87%) CheckPoint
16 3 (1.40%) Retek
17 2 (0.93%) Veritas
17 2 (0.93%) Lotus
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ANSON MCCADE
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Posted: 8 hours ago
Cumbria
Capita Defence & Security Resourcing
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
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Posted: Yesterday
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ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £65,000 plus outstanding package
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ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £65,000 plus outstanding package
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ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £55,000 plus outstanding package
Posted: Yesterday
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ANSON MCCADE
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Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus, Car
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
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