The table below looks at the statistics for Security 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 Security Cleared over the 3 months to 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Clearance
Rank 66 121 110
Rank change year-on-year
+55 -11
Permanent jobs citing Security Cleared 255 130 164
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 3.43% 1.92% 2.26%
As % of the Qualifications category 14.19% 8.31% 8.65%
Number of salaries quoted 196 86 117
Average salary £47,500 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,300 £30,750 £24,600
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £55,000 £53,500
UK excluding London average salary £46,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+9.41% +6.25%
Security 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
1797 1564 1895
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 24.20% 23.10% 26.10%
Number of salaries quoted 1464 1327 1596
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% -

Security Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Security Cleared across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

Security Cleared Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Security Cleared
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Security Cleared across the North West region.

Security Cleared Salary Trend in the North West

Security Cleared
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Security Cleared across the North West region over the 3 months to 22 October 2014.

Security Cleared Salary Histogram in the North West

Security 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 Security Cleared within the North West region over the 3 months to 22 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
Manchester +41 113 £45,750 +7.64% 7
Cheshire -4 79 £51,250 +40.41% 7
Cumbria +6 20 £42,500 +16.43% 2
Lancashire +11 17 £42,500 - 3
Merseyside +21 8 £41,500 -17.00% 6
Security Cleared
England

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT jobs across the North West region citing Security 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 Security Cleared.

1 264 (57.27%) SC Cleared
2 146 (31.67%) Finance
3 80 (17.35%) Oracle
3 80 (17.35%) SAP
4 78 (16.92%) ITIL
5 74 (16.05%) Windows
6 68 (14.75%) SQL
7 61 (13.23%) Retail
8 59 (12.80%) ABAP
9 57 (12.36%) Microsoft
10 55 (11.93%) Business Intelligence
11 44 (9.54%) CRM
12 42 (9.11%) Service Management
13 41 (8.89%) Telecoms
14 40 (8.68%) MS Excel
14 40 (8.68%) Cisco
14 40 (8.68%) Stakeholder Management
15 38 (8.24%) Juniper
15 38 (8.24%) Java
15 38 (8.24%) SQL Server
16 37 (8.03%) Service Delivery
16 37 (8.03%) Agile Software Development
16 37 (8.03%) Fujitsu
17 36 (7.81%) Firewall
18 34 (7.38%) SharePoint
18 34 (7.38%) Linux
19 33 (7.16%) OO
19 33 (7.16%) SAP MM
20 31 (6.72%) Active Directory
20 31 (6.72%) SAP Smart Forms

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

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT jobs across the North West region citing Security 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 Security Cleared. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 34 (7.38%) SharePoint
2 23 (4.99%) SAP Portal
3 17 (3.69%) SAP EP
3 17 (3.69%) NetWeaver
4 15 (3.25%) MS Exchange
5 14 (3.04%) Exchange Server 2010
6 13 (2.82%) Lync
7 10 (2.17%) Confluence
8 7 (1.52%) Office Communications Server
8 7 (1.52%) SharePoint Server
8 7 (1.52%) CMS
9 6 (1.30%) SAS
9 6 (1.30%) WebLogic
9 6 (1.30%) IBM Notes
9 6 (1.30%) SharePoint 2010
9 6 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2013
10 5 (1.08%) CICS
10 5 (1.08%) WebLogic Portal
11 4 (0.87%) IIS
11 4 (0.87%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 40 (8.68%) MS Excel
2 19 (4.12%) MS Office
3 5 (1.08%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.87%) PowerPivot
5 2 (0.43%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.43%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.22%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.22%) MS Project
6 1 (0.22%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 33 (7.16%) SAP MM
2 26 (5.64%) SAP CRM
3 25 (5.42%) Oracle EBS
4 24 (5.21%) SAP SD
5 20 (4.34%) SAP WM
6 14 (3.04%) SAP HR
6 14 (3.04%) SAP FI
6 14 (3.04%) SAP CO
6 14 (3.04%) SAP FI/CO
6 14 (3.04%) Oracle EBS R12
7 12 (2.60%) HFM
8 10 (2.17%) SAP APO
8 10 (2.17%) Oracle ERP
8 10 (2.17%) SAP SRM
8 10 (2.17%) SAP SCM
9 9 (1.95%) Oracle iProcurement
9 9 (1.95%) Hyperion Planning
10 8 (1.74%) SAP Retail
11 6 (1.30%) SAP LE
12 5 (1.08%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.30%) Office 365
2 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 36 (7.81%) Firewall
2 26 (5.64%) Network Security
3 12 (2.60%) Wireless
4 11 (2.39%) LAN
4 11 (2.39%) WAN
5 9 (1.95%) AMQP
5 9 (1.95%) Junos
5 9 (1.95%) SAN
6 7 (1.52%) DNS
6 7 (1.52%) SSL
6 7 (1.52%) DHCP
7 6 (1.30%) VPN
7 6 (1.30%) Unified Communications
8 5 (1.08%) NAS
8 5 (1.08%) VLAN
8 5 (1.08%) ADSL
8 5 (1.08%) ISDN
8 5 (1.08%) TCP/IP
8 5 (1.08%) MPLS
9 4 (0.87%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (8.24%) SQL Server
2 28 (6.07%) Data Warehouse
3 16 (3.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 16 (3.47%) SQL Server 2008
4 14 (3.04%) Essbase
4 14 (3.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 13 (2.82%) Oracle Database
5 13 (2.82%) MS Access
5 13 (2.82%) SAP BW
6 10 (2.17%) SAP BI
6 10 (2.17%) RDBMS
6 10 (2.17%) Relational Database
6 10 (2.17%) Oracle BI EE
7 9 (1.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 9 (1.95%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 9 (1.95%) SQL Server 2005
8 8 (1.74%) Oracle Database 11g
9 6 (1.30%) MySQL
10 5 (1.08%) DB2
10 5 (1.08%) Easytrieve
Development Applications
1 16 (3.47%) JIRA
2 10 (2.17%) JUnit
2 10 (2.17%) Talend Open Studio
3 9 (1.95%) Mercurial
3 9 (1.95%) Gradle
3 9 (1.95%) Visual Studio
3 9 (1.95%) Eclipse
4 7 (1.52%) LoadRunner
5 6 (1.30%) Selenium
6 5 (1.08%) Git (software)
6 5 (1.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 5 (1.08%) Subversion
6 5 (1.08%) QuickTest Pro
7 4 (0.87%) Toad
7 4 (0.87%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (0.43%) Ant
8 2 (0.43%) ClearCase
8 2 (0.43%) SilkPerformer
8 2 (0.43%) Cucumber
8 2 (0.43%) SpecFlow
General
1 146 (31.67%) Finance
2 61 (13.23%) Retail
3 41 (8.89%) Telecoms
4 20 (4.34%) Banking
5 14 (3.04%) Marketing
6 11 (2.39%) Manufacturing
7 10 (2.17%) Back Office
7 10 (2.17%) Billing
8 7 (1.52%) Aerospace
8 7 (1.52%) Automotive
9 4 (0.87%) Legal
9 4 (0.87%) Local Government
10 3 (0.65%) Greek Language
10 3 (0.65%) Polish Language
11 2 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.43%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 94 (20.39%) Consultant
2 91 (19.74%) Developer
3 48 (10.41%) SAP Consultant
4 47 (10.20%) Analyst
5 33 (7.16%) Architect
6 24 (5.21%) SAP Developer
7 18 (3.90%) Project Manager
8 17 (3.69%) Senior Consultant
9 15 (3.25%) Network Architect
9 15 (3.25%) Network Engineer
10 13 (2.82%) NetWeaver Developer
10 13 (2.82%) .NET Developer
10 13 (2.82%) Junior
11 12 (2.60%) Senior Network Architect
11 12 (2.60%) Senior Architect
12 11 (2.39%) SAP Logistics Consultant
12 11 (2.39%) Service Manager
12 11 (2.39%) ABAP Developer
12 11 (2.39%) DBA
12 11 (2.39%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (6.72%) SAP Smart Forms
1 31 (6.72%) BAPI
2 21 (4.56%) HTML
2 21 (4.56%) CSS
3 20 (4.34%) Middleware
3 20 (4.34%) Web Dynpro
4 19 (4.12%) .NET
4 19 (4.12%) J2EE
5 17 (3.69%) SAP Business Workflow
6 16 (3.47%) EDI
7 15 (3.25%) XML
8 14 (3.04%) ASP.NET
8 14 (3.04%) SAP ALE
9 13 (2.82%) .NET Framework
9 13 (2.82%) Java EE
10 11 (2.39%) JSON
11 10 (2.17%) Web Services
11 10 (2.17%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 10 (2.17%) ASP.NET MVC
12 9 (1.95%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 30 (6.51%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (2.60%) Data Integration
3 8 (1.74%) Blackberry
3 8 (1.74%) Replication
3 8 (1.74%) RMADS
4 7 (1.52%) CESG
4 7 (1.52%) Management Information System
5 6 (1.30%) Computer Science
5 6 (1.30%) SecurID
6 5 (1.08%) Open Source
6 5 (1.08%) VSAM
6 5 (1.08%) CESG CLAS
6 5 (1.08%) Mainframe
7 4 (0.87%) User Experience
8 3 (0.65%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (0.65%) Data Structures
8 3 (0.65%) Clustering
9 2 (0.43%) GIS
9 2 (0.43%) AS400
9 2 (0.43%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 74 (16.05%) Windows
2 34 (7.38%) Linux
3 26 (5.64%) Windows Server 2008
4 23 (4.99%) Windows 7
5 21 (4.56%) UNIX
6 19 (4.12%) Windows Server 2003
7 17 (3.69%) Windows Server 2012
8 12 (2.60%) Solaris
9 11 (2.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 11 (2.39%) Windows XP
10 7 (1.52%) AIX
11 2 (0.43%) VxWorks
11 2 (0.43%) Windows Vista
11 2 (0.43%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.22%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.22%) Android
12 1 (0.22%) CentOS
12 1 (0.22%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (16.92%) ITIL
2 55 (11.93%) Business Intelligence
3 44 (9.54%) CRM
4 42 (9.11%) Service Management
5 40 (8.68%) Stakeholder Management
6 37 (8.03%) Service Delivery
6 37 (8.03%) Agile Software Development
7 33 (7.16%) OO
8 30 (6.51%) Workflow
8 30 (6.51%) Migration
9 28 (6.07%) People Management
9 28 (6.07%) Incident Management
9 28 (6.07%) Logistics
10 26 (5.64%) Change Management
10 26 (5.64%) Mentoring
11 24 (5.21%) Project Management
12 23 (4.99%) PRINCE2
13 20 (4.34%) Scrum
14 18 (3.90%) TDD
14 18 (3.90%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 68 (14.75%) SQL
2 59 (12.80%) ABAP
3 38 (8.24%) Java
4 24 (5.21%) JavaScript
5 23 (4.99%) C#
6 21 (4.56%) SAPscript
7 18 (3.90%) C
8 14 (3.04%) Python
9 11 (2.39%) C++
10 9 (1.95%) PowerShell
10 9 (1.95%) Ada
11 7 (1.52%) PL/SQL
11 7 (1.52%) VBScript
11 7 (1.52%) VB
12 6 (1.30%) PHP
13 5 (1.08%) Perl
13 5 (1.08%) COBOL
13 5 (1.08%) JCL
14 3 (0.65%) VBA
14 3 (0.65%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 264 (57.27%) SC Cleared
2 24 (5.21%) Degree
3 16 (3.47%) ISEB
4 15 (3.25%) ISTQB
4 15 (3.25%) Microsoft Certification
5 13 (2.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 13 (2.82%) DV Cleared
5 13 (2.82%) Cisco Certification
6 11 (2.39%) MCSE
7 10 (2.17%) Citrix Certification
8 9 (1.95%) MCP
8 9 (1.95%) CCNA
9 8 (1.74%) CISSP
10 7 (1.52%) CTC Cleared
10 7 (1.52%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 7 (1.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 7 (1.52%) MCSD
10 7 (1.52%) CCEA
10 7 (1.52%) CCA
11 6 (1.30%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (6.07%) SLA
2 20 (4.34%) QA
3 18 (3.90%) Data Quality
4 10 (2.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 1 (0.22%) COSO
6 1 (0.22%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.22%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 31 (6.72%) Active Directory
2 15 (3.25%) Hyper-V
3 12 (2.60%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (1.95%) XenApp
5 8 (1.74%) Oracle RAC
5 8 (1.74%) XenDesktop
6 6 (1.30%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (0.65%) Snort
7 3 (0.65%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (0.43%) Oracle RMAN
8 2 (0.43%) VMware ESX
8 2 (0.43%) VMware Workstation
8 2 (0.43%) GPFS
9 1 (0.22%) XenServer
9 1 (0.22%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 1 (0.22%) Xen
9 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.22%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 16 (3.47%) SCCM
2 12 (2.60%) SCOM
3 10 (2.17%) Oracle EDQ
4 9 (1.95%) SolarWinds Orion
4 9 (1.95%) FortiGate
5 8 (1.74%) OpenView
5 8 (1.74%) HP Quality Center
6 7 (1.52%) SCVMM
6 7 (1.52%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 6 (1.30%) SCDPM
7 6 (1.30%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 5 (1.08%) McAfee ePO
9 3 (0.65%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 3 (0.65%) Nessus
9 3 (0.65%) Nagios
10 2 (0.43%) BMC PATROL
10 2 (0.43%) MIMEsweeper
10 2 (0.43%) Norton AntiVirus
10 2 (0.43%) WSUS
10 2 (0.43%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 80 (17.35%) Oracle
1 80 (17.35%) SAP
2 57 (12.36%) Microsoft
3 40 (8.68%) Cisco
4 38 (8.24%) Juniper
5 37 (8.03%) Fujitsu
6 28 (6.07%) Citrix
7 24 (5.21%) CheckPoint
8 21 (4.56%) HP
9 20 (4.34%) VMware
10 18 (3.90%) Adobe
10 18 (3.90%) Hyperion
11 16 (3.47%) F5
12 11 (2.39%) Red Hat
13 10 (2.17%) Talend
13 10 (2.17%) Atlassian
14 9 (1.95%) SolarWinds
14 9 (1.95%) Fortinet
15 8 (1.74%) AppSense
16 7 (1.52%) IBM
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Salary: Negotiable upon application
Posted: 7 hours ago
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Salary: £21000 - £25000 per annum + 10% Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
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Posted: Yesterday
Manchester
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Cheshire
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
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Cumbria
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