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 23 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 120 162 171
Rank change year-on-year
+42 +9
Permanent jobs citing SC Cleared 162 77 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.15% 1.15% 1.17%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.90% 4.97% 4.45%
Number of salaries quoted 140 47 47
Average salary £52,500 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.52% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,200 £34,900 £25,300
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £60,000 £58,200
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +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
1821 1549 1865
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 24.21% 23.15% 26.26%
Number of salaries quoted 1487 1316 1571
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 23 October 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 23 October 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 +7 59 £52,500 +16.66% 5
Manchester +17 50 £48,250 -3.50% 4
Cumbria +5 18 £42,500 +16.43% 3
Lancashire +14 17 £42,500 - 1
Merseyside +13 3 £41,500 - 6
SC Cleared
England

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 23 October 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.

1 267 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 85 (31.84%) Finance
3 65 (24.34%) Windows
4 64 (23.97%) ITIL
5 43 (16.10%) Oracle
6 40 (14.98%) Microsoft
7 35 (13.11%) Cisco
8 34 (12.73%) Java
8 34 (12.73%) Service Management
9 33 (12.36%) Juniper
10 31 (11.61%) Firewall
11 29 (10.86%) Service Delivery
12 27 (10.11%) Migration
12 27 (10.11%) Stakeholder Management
12 27 (10.11%) Active Directory
12 27 (10.11%) Linux
12 27 (10.11%) Incident Management
12 27 (10.11%) People Management
13 25 (9.36%) Citrix
14 24 (8.99%) SAP
15 23 (8.61%) SLA
15 23 (8.61%) Retail
15 23 (8.61%) Windows Server 2008
16 22 (8.24%) SharePoint
17 21 (7.87%) ABAP
17 21 (7.87%) HP
17 21 (7.87%) Workflow
17 21 (7.87%) Agile Software Development
18 20 (7.49%) Banking
18 20 (7.49%) Network Security

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

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 22 (8.24%) SharePoint
2 17 (6.37%) SAP Portal
2 17 (6.37%) SAP EP
2 17 (6.37%) NetWeaver
3 14 (5.24%) MS Exchange
3 14 (5.24%) Exchange Server 2010
4 13 (4.87%) Lync
5 10 (3.75%) Confluence
6 7 (2.62%) Office Communications Server
6 7 (2.62%) WebLogic
7 6 (2.25%) IBM Notes
7 6 (2.25%) Exchange Server 2013
7 6 (2.25%) SharePoint Server
8 5 (1.87%) CICS
8 5 (1.87%) WebLogic Portal
9 3 (1.12%) SharePoint 2010
9 3 (1.12%) CMS
10 2 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2003
11 1 (0.37%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.37%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 18 (6.74%) MS Excel
2 14 (5.24%) MS Office
3 1 (0.37%) SPSS
3 1 (0.37%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 16 (5.99%) Oracle EBS
2 10 (3.75%) Oracle ERP
3 5 (1.87%) RMDS
4 4 (1.50%) Oracle EBS R12
5 3 (1.12%) SAP Payroll
5 3 (1.12%) SAP HR
6 2 (0.75%) Oracle Payroll
6 2 (0.75%) SAP FI/CO
6 2 (0.75%) Oracle Applications
6 2 (0.75%) SAP FI
6 2 (0.75%) SAP CO
7 1 (0.37%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.37%) SAP HCM
7 1 (0.37%) Oracle iRecruitment
7 1 (0.37%) Oracle Internet Expenses
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.25%) Office 365
2 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 31 (11.61%) Firewall
2 20 (7.49%) Network Security
3 12 (4.49%) Wireless
4 11 (4.12%) WAN
4 11 (4.12%) LAN
5 9 (3.37%) AMQP
5 9 (3.37%) SAN
6 7 (2.62%) DHCP
6 7 (2.62%) DNS
7 6 (2.25%) TCP/IP
7 6 (2.25%) Unified Communications
8 5 (1.87%) VLAN
8 5 (1.87%) NAS
8 5 (1.87%) MPLS
8 5 (1.87%) ADSL
8 5 (1.87%) ISDN
9 4 (1.50%) Intranet
10 3 (1.12%) FirePass
10 3 (1.12%) Intrusion Detection
10 3 (1.12%) Junos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (4.49%) Oracle Database
2 10 (3.75%) Data Warehouse
2 10 (3.75%) SQL Server
3 8 (3.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 5 (1.87%) Easytrieve
4 5 (1.87%) DB2
5 4 (1.50%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (1.50%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (1.12%) Oracle BI EE
6 3 (1.12%) MS Access
7 2 (0.75%) Oracle Discoverer
7 2 (0.75%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (0.75%) Essbase
7 2 (0.75%) Oracle Exadata
8 1 (0.37%) Big Data
8 1 (0.37%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.37%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (0.37%) SQLPlus
8 1 (0.37%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 16 (5.99%) JIRA
2 10 (3.75%) JUnit
2 10 (3.75%) Talend Open Studio
3 9 (3.37%) Mercurial
3 9 (3.37%) Gradle
3 9 (3.37%) Eclipse
4 5 (1.87%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 5 (1.87%) QuickTest Pro
4 5 (1.87%) LoadRunner
5 3 (1.12%) Git (software)
6 2 (0.75%) Ant
6 2 (0.75%) ClearCase
6 2 (0.75%) Subversion
General
1 85 (31.84%) Finance
2 23 (8.61%) Retail
3 20 (7.49%) Banking
4 16 (5.99%) Telecoms
5 7 (2.62%) Back Office
5 7 (2.62%) Automotive
6 5 (1.87%) Manufacturing
7 4 (1.50%) Legal
7 4 (1.50%) Local Government
8 3 (1.12%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.37%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 33 (12.36%) Developer
1 33 (12.36%) Consultant
2 27 (10.11%) Architect
3 23 (8.61%) Analyst
4 17 (6.37%) Project Manager
5 15 (5.62%) Network Architect
6 14 (5.24%) SAP Developer
7 13 (4.87%) NetWeaver Developer
8 12 (4.49%) Senior Architect
8 12 (4.49%) Senior Network Architect
9 11 (4.12%) Service Manager
10 10 (3.75%) Network Engineer
10 10 (3.75%) Technical Leader
11 9 (3.37%) Software Developer
11 9 (3.37%) Support Analyst
11 9 (3.37%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 9 (3.37%) SAP Consultant
12 8 (3.00%) Service Desk Analyst
12 8 (3.00%) Service Analyst
12 8 (3.00%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (7.49%) Middleware
2 18 (6.74%) J2EE
2 18 (6.74%) SAP Smart Forms
2 18 (6.74%) BAPI
3 17 (6.37%) SAP Business Workflow
3 17 (6.37%) Web Dynpro
4 13 (4.87%) Java EE
5 11 (4.12%) JSON
6 9 (3.37%) EJB
6 9 (3.37%) Web Services
6 9 (3.37%) JMS
7 3 (1.12%) Oracle Fusion
7 3 (1.12%) HTML
7 3 (1.12%) CSS
8 2 (0.75%) XML
8 2 (0.75%) AngularJS
8 2 (0.75%) Spring
9 1 (0.37%) jQuery
9 1 (0.37%) Application Packaging
9 1 (0.37%) SAP ALE
Miscellaneous
1 14 (5.24%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (3.00%) Blackberry
2 8 (3.00%) RMADS
3 7 (2.62%) CESG
4 6 (2.25%) Replication
5 5 (1.87%) Computer Science
5 5 (1.87%) VSAM
5 5 (1.87%) CESG CLAS
5 5 (1.87%) Open Source
5 5 (1.87%) Mainframe
5 5 (1.87%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.12%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (1.12%) User Experience
7 2 (0.75%) Algorithms
7 2 (0.75%) BBC
7 2 (0.75%) GIS
7 2 (0.75%) AS400
7 2 (0.75%) Social Media
7 2 (0.75%) Embedded Systems
7 2 (0.75%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 65 (24.34%) Windows
2 27 (10.11%) Linux
3 23 (8.61%) Windows Server 2008
4 18 (6.74%) Windows 7
5 17 (6.37%) Windows Server 2003
6 15 (5.62%) Windows Server 2012
7 13 (4.87%) UNIX
8 10 (3.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 9 (3.37%) Windows XP
9 9 (3.37%) Solaris
10 7 (2.62%) AIX
11 1 (0.37%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.37%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.37%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.37%) Android
11 1 (0.37%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (23.97%) ITIL
2 34 (12.73%) Service Management
3 29 (10.86%) Service Delivery
4 27 (10.11%) Migration
4 27 (10.11%) Stakeholder Management
4 27 (10.11%) Incident Management
4 27 (10.11%) People Management
5 21 (7.87%) Workflow
5 21 (7.87%) Agile Software Development
6 20 (7.49%) PRINCE2
7 19 (7.12%) OO
8 18 (6.74%) Problem Management
8 18 (6.74%) Mentoring
9 17 (6.37%) Web Development
10 16 (5.99%) Business Intelligence
10 16 (5.99%) Scrum
11 14 (5.24%) ERP
11 14 (5.24%) Configuration Management
11 14 (5.24%) Project Management
12 12 (4.49%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 34 (12.73%) Java
2 21 (7.87%) ABAP
3 19 (7.12%) SQL
4 18 (6.74%) C
4 18 (6.74%) SAPscript
5 9 (3.37%) PowerShell
5 9 (3.37%) C++
5 9 (3.37%) Ada
5 9 (3.37%) Python
6 8 (3.00%) PL/SQL
7 7 (2.62%) VBScript
7 7 (2.62%) VB
8 5 (1.87%) JCL
8 5 (1.87%) COBOL
8 5 (1.87%) JavaScript
9 3 (1.12%) C#
10 2 (0.75%) Perl
10 2 (0.75%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.37%) Ruby
11 1 (0.37%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 267 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 15 (5.62%) Microsoft Certification
3 13 (4.87%) DV Cleared
3 13 (4.87%) Cisco Certification
4 11 (4.12%) MCSE
5 9 (3.37%) CCNA
5 9 (3.37%) MCP
6 7 (2.62%) ISTQB
6 7 (2.62%) Degree
6 7 (2.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 7 (2.62%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 7 (2.62%) CTC Cleared
6 7 (2.62%) CCA
6 7 (2.62%) Citrix Certification
6 7 (2.62%) CCEA
6 7 (2.62%) CISSP
6 7 (2.62%) MCSD
7 6 (2.25%) ISEB
8 5 (1.87%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 4 (1.50%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (8.61%) SLA
2 16 (5.99%) QA
3 10 (3.75%) Data Quality
3 10 (3.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.75%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 1 (0.37%) COSO
5 1 (0.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.37%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 27 (10.11%) Active Directory
2 15 (5.62%) Hyper-V
3 10 (3.75%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (3.37%) XenApp
5 8 (3.00%) XenDesktop
6 6 (2.25%) VMware ESXi
6 6 (2.25%) Oracle RAC
7 3 (1.12%) Snort
7 3 (1.12%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (0.75%) Oracle RMAN
8 2 (0.75%) GPFS
9 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.37%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 1 (0.37%) Xen
9 1 (0.37%) XenServer
9 1 (0.37%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 13 (4.87%) SCCM
2 10 (3.75%) Oracle EDQ
3 9 (3.37%) SCOM
3 9 (3.37%) SolarWinds Orion
4 8 (3.00%) OpenView
5 7 (2.62%) SCVMM
5 7 (2.62%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 6 (2.25%) HP Quality Center
6 6 (2.25%) SCDPM
6 6 (2.25%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 5 (1.87%) McAfee ePO
8 3 (1.12%) Nessus
8 3 (1.12%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 3 (1.12%) FortiGate
8 3 (1.12%) Nagios
9 2 (0.75%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 2 (0.75%) BMC PATROL
9 2 (0.75%) MIMEsweeper
9 2 (0.75%) Norton AntiVirus
9 2 (0.75%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 43 (16.10%) Oracle
2 40 (14.98%) Microsoft
3 35 (13.11%) Cisco
4 33 (12.36%) Juniper
5 25 (9.36%) Citrix
6 24 (8.99%) SAP
7 21 (7.87%) HP
8 18 (6.74%) CheckPoint
8 18 (6.74%) VMware
9 17 (6.37%) Adobe
10 16 (5.99%) F5
11 12 (4.49%) Fujitsu
12 10 (3.75%) Red Hat
12 10 (3.75%) Talend
12 10 (3.75%) Atlassian
13 9 (3.37%) SolarWinds
14 8 (3.00%) AppSense
15 7 (2.62%) IBM
16 6 (2.25%) Lotus
17 5 (1.87%) LANDesk
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