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 4 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Clearance
Rank 93 82 100
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +18
Permanent jobs citing Security Cleared 167 204 192
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.61% 2.91% 2.62%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.64% 12.72% 10.67%
Number of salaries quoted 122 116 105
Average salary £52,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+50.00% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,427 £24,500 £27,200
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
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
1733 1604 1800
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 27.09% 22.88% 24.59%
Number of salaries quoted 1329 1234 1472
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 4 May 2015.

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 4 May 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 +16 48 £62,500 - 15
Manchester -19 41 £40,000 +29.03% 2
Cheshire -43 38 £45,000 +13.92% 2
Merseyside - 27 £70,000 -
Lancashire -13 9 £33,250 -16.87% 2
Security Cleared
England

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, 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.

1 281 (70.07%) SC Cleared
2 118 (29.43%) Microsoft
3 85 (21.20%) Finance
4 82 (20.45%) ITIL
4 82 (20.45%) Windows
4 82 (20.45%) MS Excel
5 69 (17.21%) Stakeholder Management
6 56 (13.97%) SharePoint
7 54 (13.47%) DV Cleared
8 46 (11.47%) Service Management
9 44 (10.97%) SAP
10 42 (10.47%) VMware
11 41 (10.22%) Project Management
11 41 (10.22%) Agile Software Development
12 40 (9.98%) Cisco
13 39 (9.73%) SQL Server
14 37 (9.23%) PRINCE2
15 36 (8.98%) Oracle
15 36 (8.98%) HP
15 36 (8.98%) Citrix
15 36 (8.98%) VMware Infrastructure
16 35 (8.73%) Windows 7
16 35 (8.73%) SQL
16 35 (8.73%) Migration
17 34 (8.48%) Microsoft Certification
18 33 (8.23%) Service Delivery
19 32 (7.98%) SLA
20 31 (7.73%) MS Office
21 30 (7.48%) Juniper
21 30 (7.48%) Firewall

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

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, 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 56 (13.97%) SharePoint
2 15 (3.74%) MS Exchange
2 15 (3.74%) SharePoint 2010
2 15 (3.74%) SharePoint 2013
3 14 (3.49%) IBM Notes
4 13 (3.24%) Documentum
5 11 (2.74%) Alfresco
6 9 (2.24%) Exchange Server 2013
7 8 (2.00%) Office Communications Server
7 8 (2.00%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
8 7 (1.75%) Lync
8 7 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2010
9 5 (1.25%) WebLogic
10 3 (0.75%) Oracle Service Bus
11 2 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2000
11 2 (0.50%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 2 (0.50%) Apache
11 2 (0.50%) Tomcat
12 1 (0.25%) IIS
12 1 (0.25%) JBoss
Applications
1 82 (20.45%) MS Excel
2 31 (7.73%) MS Office
3 11 (2.74%) InfoPath
4 2 (0.50%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.25%) Windchill
5 1 (0.25%) MS Project
5 1 (0.25%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 20 (4.99%) SAP FI
1 20 (4.99%) SAP FI/CO
1 20 (4.99%) SAP CO
2 8 (2.00%) SAP HR
3 7 (1.75%) Dynamics CRM
4 6 (1.50%) SAP Payroll
5 5 (1.25%) Oracle EBS
6 4 (1.00%) Oracle EBS R12
7 3 (0.75%) Oracle 11i
7 3 (0.75%) Oracle BPM
7 3 (0.75%) SAP Retail
8 2 (0.50%) SAP BPC
8 2 (0.50%) SAP FSCM
8 2 (0.50%) SAP HCM
9 1 (0.25%) Oracle Applications
9 1 (0.25%) Oracle Financials
9 1 (0.25%) SAP ERP
9 1 (0.25%) Magento
9 1 (0.25%) Scribe Insight
Cloud Services
1 29 (7.23%) Office 365
2 5 (1.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.50%) Yammer
4 1 (0.25%) Scribe Online
4 1 (0.25%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.25%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 30 (7.48%) Firewall
2 23 (5.74%) Network Security
3 11 (2.74%) LAN
4 10 (2.49%) WAN
4 10 (2.49%) Broadband
5 9 (2.24%) VLAN
6 7 (1.75%) Unified Communications
6 7 (1.75%) Intrusion Detection
7 6 (1.50%) Wireshark
8 5 (1.25%) DNS
9 4 (1.00%) Junos
9 4 (1.00%) FirePass
9 4 (1.00%) TCP/IP
9 4 (1.00%) Wireless
10 3 (0.75%) SAN
10 3 (0.75%) HTTP
10 3 (0.75%) SSL
10 3 (0.75%) PABX
11 2 (0.50%) OpenLDAP
11 2 (0.50%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (9.73%) SQL Server
2 18 (4.49%) SQL Server 2008
3 17 (4.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 17 (4.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (2.00%) SQL Server 2005
5 7 (1.75%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (1.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 6 (1.50%) Relational Database
7 4 (1.00%) Oracle Database
7 4 (1.00%) Oracle Database 11g
7 4 (1.00%) RDBMS
7 4 (1.00%) Oracle Database 10g
7 4 (1.00%) Oracle Reports
8 3 (0.75%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (0.50%) Big Data
9 2 (0.50%) QlikView
9 2 (0.50%) SAP BW
9 2 (0.50%) BusinessObjects
9 2 (0.50%) OLAP
9 2 (0.50%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 15 (3.74%) Visual Studio
2 8 (2.00%) InstallShield
3 5 (1.25%) Metasploit
4 4 (1.00%) Moq
5 3 (0.75%) Oracle Forms
5 3 (0.75%) LSMW
6 1 (0.25%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.25%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (0.25%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.25%) NUnit
6 1 (0.25%) Eclipse RCP
General
1 85 (21.20%) Finance
2 27 (6.73%) Retail
3 22 (5.49%) Banking
4 18 (4.49%) General Ledger
5 16 (3.99%) Back Office
6 15 (3.74%) Legal
6 15 (3.74%) Manufacturing
7 12 (2.99%) Law
8 10 (2.49%) Marketing
9 8 (2.00%) Local Government
10 4 (1.00%) Aerospace
10 4 (1.00%) Telecoms
11 1 (0.25%) Electronics
11 1 (0.25%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.25%) Billing
Job Titles
1 69 (17.21%) Analyst
1 69 (17.21%) Consultant
2 61 (15.21%) Architect
3 54 (13.47%) Project Manager
4 35 (8.73%) Developer
4 35 (8.73%) SAP Consultant
5 20 (4.99%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
5 20 (4.99%) IT Project Manager
6 19 (4.74%) Applications Manager
7 18 (4.49%) SAP Support
8 17 (4.24%) Network Engineer
9 16 (3.99%) Support Analyst
10 15 (3.74%) Service Desk Analyst
10 15 (3.74%) Service Analyst
11 14 (3.49%) Citrix Architect
11 14 (3.49%) Solutions Architect
12 13 (3.24%) Support Consultant
12 13 (3.24%) SAP Support Consultant
13 12 (2.99%) Service Desk Team Leader
13 12 (2.99%) Technical Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (6.48%) .NET
2 23 (5.74%) HTML
3 17 (4.24%) CSS
4 13 (3.24%) HTML5
5 12 (2.99%) Web Services
6 11 (2.74%) XSLT
7 9 (2.24%) Middleware
8 7 (1.75%) SAP Basis
8 7 (1.75%) J2EE
8 7 (1.75%) jQuery
9 6 (1.50%) ASP.NET
10 5 (1.25%) ASP.NET MVC
11 4 (1.00%) ASP.NET Web API
11 4 (1.00%) SignalR
12 3 (0.75%) XML
12 3 (0.75%) JSP
12 3 (0.75%) EDI
12 3 (0.75%) Java SE
13 2 (0.50%) Ajax
13 2 (0.50%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 28 (6.98%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (2.49%) Open Source
3 9 (2.24%) Management Information System
4 7 (1.75%) Replication
4 7 (1.75%) User Experience
5 6 (1.50%) Video Conferencing
6 5 (1.25%) RMADS
7 4 (1.00%) Clustering
8 3 (0.75%) Client/Server
8 3 (0.75%) FMCG
8 3 (0.75%) Computer Science
8 3 (0.75%) Mathematics
8 3 (0.75%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.50%) Hybrid Cloud
9 2 (0.50%) Social Media
9 2 (0.50%) HP Superdome
9 2 (0.50%) Physics
9 2 (0.50%) N-Tier
9 2 (0.50%) Mainframe
10 1 (0.25%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 82 (20.45%) Windows
2 35 (8.73%) Windows 7
3 18 (4.49%) UNIX
4 12 (2.99%) Windows XP
5 11 (2.74%) Solaris
5 11 (2.74%) Linux
6 10 (2.49%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (2.49%) AIX
7 6 (1.50%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (1.00%) Windows 8
8 4 (1.00%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (0.75%) SUSE
9 3 (0.75%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 2 (0.50%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (20.45%) ITIL
2 69 (17.21%) Stakeholder Management
3 46 (11.47%) Service Management
4 41 (10.22%) Project Management
4 41 (10.22%) Agile Software Development
5 37 (9.23%) PRINCE2
6 35 (8.73%) Migration
7 33 (8.23%) Service Delivery
8 30 (7.48%) Document Management
9 29 (7.23%) Incident Management
10 26 (6.48%) ITSM
11 24 (5.99%) Content Management
12 22 (5.49%) CRM
13 21 (5.24%) Business Intelligence
14 20 (4.99%) People Management
15 18 (4.49%) Technical Architecture
16 17 (4.24%) ITIL V3
16 17 (4.24%) Performance Tuning
17 15 (3.74%) Validation
17 15 (3.74%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 35 (8.73%) SQL
2 25 (6.23%) Java
3 10 (2.49%) JavaScript
4 9 (2.24%) C
5 7 (1.75%) ABAP
6 6 (1.50%) C#
6 6 (1.50%) T-SQL
7 5 (1.25%) VBA
8 4 (1.00%) PowerShell
8 4 (1.00%) VBScript
9 2 (0.50%) Shell Script
9 2 (0.50%) Perl
9 2 (0.50%) C++
10 1 (0.25%) PHP
10 1 (0.25%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.25%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 281 (70.07%) SC Cleared
2 54 (13.47%) DV Cleared
3 34 (8.48%) Microsoft Certification
4 30 (7.48%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 20 (4.99%) MCP
6 17 (4.24%) MCSE
7 16 (3.99%) Degree
7 16 (3.99%) MCDST
7 16 (3.99%) MCITP
8 12 (2.99%) MOS
8 12 (2.99%) CCA
8 12 (2.99%) Citrix Certification
8 12 (2.99%) CISSP
8 12 (2.99%) Cisco Certification
8 12 (2.99%) A+ Certification
9 11 (2.74%) CCNA
10 10 (2.49%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 10 (2.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 9 (2.24%) CCNP
12 8 (2.00%) CCEA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (7.98%) SLA
2 8 (2.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.75%) JSP 440
4 2 (0.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.25%) TickIT
5 1 (0.25%) ISO 9000
5 1 (0.25%) QA
5 1 (0.25%) IEC 61508
5 1 (0.25%) COBIT
System Software
1 36 (8.98%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (4.24%) Active Directory
2 17 (4.24%) XenApp
3 16 (3.99%) XenDesktop
3 16 (3.99%) Microsoft App-V
4 13 (3.24%) Hyper-V
5 4 (1.00%) Terminal Services
6 2 (0.50%) Forefront TMG
6 2 (0.50%) Samba
7 1 (0.25%) XenServer
7 1 (0.25%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 25 (6.23%) SCCM
2 14 (3.49%) OpenView
2 14 (3.49%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 8 (2.00%) SCOM
4 6 (1.50%) Nessus
5 5 (1.25%) SCVMM
5 5 (1.25%) HP Quality Center
5 5 (1.25%) Nmap
5 5 (1.25%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 4 (1.00%) SCDPM
6 4 (1.00%) FortiGate
6 4 (1.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 4 (1.00%) Backup Exec
6 4 (1.00%) Oracle RMAN
7 3 (0.75%) Data Guard
8 2 (0.50%) SCSM
9 1 (0.25%) WSUS
Vendors
1 118 (29.43%) Microsoft
2 44 (10.97%) SAP
3 42 (10.47%) VMware
4 40 (9.98%) Cisco
5 36 (8.98%) Oracle
5 36 (8.98%) HP
5 36 (8.98%) Citrix
6 30 (7.48%) Juniper
7 21 (5.24%) CheckPoint
7 21 (5.24%) EMC
8 14 (3.49%) Lotus
8 14 (3.49%) Symantec
8 14 (3.49%) AppSense
9 13 (3.24%) IBM
10 11 (2.74%) OpenText
11 10 (2.49%) F5
12 8 (2.00%) McAfee
13 6 (1.50%) Capita
13 6 (1.50%) Dell
14 5 (1.25%) Qualys
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Cumbria
Capita - ITMS
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Cumbria
Capita - ITMS
Salary: £300 - £400 per day + negotiable
Posted: 10 days ago
Cumbria
Capita - ITMS
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 24 days ago
Barrow-In-Furness
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £0. - £1 per annum + Competitive
Posted: 27 days ago
Cumbria
Capita - ITMS
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 27 days ago