The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the North West region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Clearance
Rank 77 108 126
Rank change year-on-year
+31 +18
Permanent jobs citing Security Cleared 230 180 129
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 3.21% 2.44% 1.81%
As % of the Qualifications category 13.67% 9.97% 7.55%
Number of salaries quoted 130 96 112
Average salary £35,000 £38,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.89% -9.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £27,250 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,750 £52,750 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
+4.76% -4.54%
Qualifications Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1682 1805 1709
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 23.44% 24.49% 24.01%
Number of salaries quoted 1313 1476 1464
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Security Cleared
England

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 17 April 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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Cheshire +14 103 £37,950 +16.76% 7
Manchester +32 87 £31,000 -11.42% 6
Lancashire +2 29 £39,750 -10.67% 2
Cumbria -6 2 - - 2
Security Cleared
England

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 214 (56.61%) SC Cleared
2 129 (34.13%) Finance
3 106 (28.04%) Telecoms
4 95 (25.13%) Retail
5 94 (24.87%) SQL
5 94 (24.87%) ITIL
6 88 (23.28%) Microsoft
7 82 (21.69%) Windows
8 77 (20.37%) Fujitsu
9 60 (15.87%) MS Excel
10 58 (15.34%) Oracle
11 47 (12.43%) SQL Server
11 47 (12.43%) Degree
12 46 (12.17%) Oracle EBS
13 44 (11.64%) .NET
13 44 (11.64%) Hyperion
14 43 (11.38%) T-SQL
15 42 (11.11%) Citrix
15 42 (11.11%) Service Management
15 42 (11.11%) Essbase
16 41 (10.85%) Oracle BI EE
16 41 (10.85%) VMware
16 41 (10.85%) JavaScript
17 39 (10.32%) ASP.NET
18 37 (9.79%) Active Directory
19 36 (9.52%) jQuery
20 34 (8.99%) UNIX
21 33 (8.73%) PRINCE2
22 32 (8.47%) SLA
22 32 (8.47%) Network Security

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 25 (6.61%) WebLogic
1 25 (6.61%) MS Exchange
2 15 (3.97%) Exchange Server 2010
3 13 (3.44%) IIS
4 12 (3.17%) Exchange Server 2003
5 9 (2.38%) SharePoint
6 8 (2.12%) Lync
7 6 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2007
8 5 (1.32%) SharePoint 2010
8 5 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2013
8 5 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2000
9 4 (1.06%) SharePoint 2013
9 4 (1.06%) WordPress
9 4 (1.06%) Office Communications Server
10 3 (0.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 3 (0.79%) CMS
10 3 (0.79%) LiveLink
10 3 (0.79%) Apache
11 2 (0.53%) Tomcat
11 2 (0.53%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 60 (15.87%) MS Excel
2 24 (6.35%) MS Office
3 10 (2.65%) MS Project
4 2 (0.53%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.26%) PowerPivot
5 1 (0.26%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.26%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 46 (12.17%) Oracle EBS
2 26 (6.88%) Oracle EBS R12
3 14 (3.70%) HFM
4 13 (3.44%) SAP FI/CO
4 13 (3.44%) SAP CO
4 13 (3.44%) SAP FI
5 10 (2.65%) Oracle Applications
5 10 (2.65%) Hyperion Planning
6 4 (1.06%) SAP SRM
6 4 (1.06%) Remedy ITSM
6 4 (1.06%) SAP CRM
6 4 (1.06%) SAP MM
6 4 (1.06%) SAP HR
6 4 (1.06%) SAP SD
6 4 (1.06%) Magento
7 3 (0.79%) PeopleSoft HRMS
8 2 (0.53%) Dynamics CRM
8 2 (0.53%) Oracle Financials
9 1 (0.26%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.53%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 32 (8.47%) Network Security
2 26 (6.88%) Firewall
3 24 (6.35%) TCP/IP
4 19 (5.03%) SSL
5 16 (4.23%) VPN
6 10 (2.65%) SDH
6 10 (2.65%) Intrusion Detection
6 10 (2.65%) Cisco ASA
6 10 (2.65%) Junos
7 9 (2.38%) LAN
8 8 (2.12%) Unified Communications
9 7 (1.85%) HTTP
10 6 (1.59%) WAN
10 6 (1.59%) SMTP
10 6 (1.59%) SAN
10 6 (1.59%) HTTPS
11 5 (1.32%) DHCP
11 5 (1.32%) DNS
12 3 (0.79%) IPv4
12 3 (0.79%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (12.43%) SQL Server
2 42 (11.11%) Essbase
3 41 (10.85%) Oracle BI EE
4 32 (8.47%) Oracle Database
5 24 (6.35%) Oracle Database 11g
6 23 (6.08%) Oracle Database 10g
7 22 (5.82%) Oracle Discoverer
7 22 (5.82%) Oracle Exadata
8 15 (3.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 12 (3.17%) Data Warehouse
9 12 (3.17%) Oracle ODI
10 11 (2.91%) MySQL
11 10 (2.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 10 (2.65%) SQL Server 2012
12 9 (2.38%) SQL Server 2005
13 7 (1.85%) RDBMS
13 7 (1.85%) Relational Database
14 5 (1.32%) SQL Server 2008
14 5 (1.32%) Crystal Reports
14 5 (1.32%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 13 (3.44%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (2.38%) Visual Studio
3 8 (2.12%) JUnit
4 7 (1.85%) Git (software)
4 7 (1.85%) Selenium
4 7 (1.85%) Maven
5 6 (1.59%) Mercurial
5 6 (1.59%) Cucumber
6 5 (1.32%) RSpec
7 3 (0.79%) JMeter
7 3 (0.79%) Metasploit
7 3 (0.79%) LoadRunner
8 2 (0.53%) Eclipse
8 2 (0.53%) Rational DOORS
9 1 (0.26%) SoapUI
9 1 (0.26%) PhoneGap
9 1 (0.26%) QuickTest Pro
9 1 (0.26%) Oracle Forms
9 1 (0.26%) MSI
9 1 (0.26%) InstallShield
General
1 129 (34.13%) Finance
2 106 (28.04%) Telecoms
3 95 (25.13%) Retail
4 22 (5.82%) Back Office
5 9 (2.38%) Aerospace
5 9 (2.38%) Military
6 8 (2.12%) Banking
6 8 (2.12%) Legal
7 7 (1.85%) Marketing
8 6 (1.59%) Manufacturing
9 5 (1.32%) Automotive
9 5 (1.32%) Greek Language
9 5 (1.32%) Polish Language
10 3 (0.79%) General Ledger
11 2 (0.53%) Electronics
12 1 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.26%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 71 (18.78%) Developer
2 51 (13.49%) Consultant
3 34 (8.99%) DBA
4 32 (8.47%) Analyst
5 31 (8.20%) Oracle DBA
6 25 (6.61%) Architect
7 23 (6.08%) Administrator
8 20 (5.29%) Oracle Consultant
9 18 (4.76%) Software Developer
10 17 (4.50%) .NET Developer
11 16 (4.23%) Project Manager
12 14 (3.70%) Web Developer
12 14 (3.70%) Network Engineer
12 14 (3.70%) Support Engineer
13 13 (3.44%) Support Analyst
14 12 (3.17%) Security Engineer
15 11 (2.91%) Business Intelligence Consultant
16 10 (2.65%) Network Security Engineer
16 10 (2.65%) Hyperion Consultant
16 10 (2.65%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (11.64%) .NET
2 39 (10.32%) ASP.NET
3 36 (9.52%) jQuery
4 28 (7.41%) HTML
5 26 (6.88%) CSS
6 21 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC
7 17 (4.50%) Web Services
7 17 (4.50%) XML
8 15 (3.97%) SOAP
9 10 (2.65%) XSL
9 10 (2.65%) HTML5
10 9 (2.38%) Spring
10 9 (2.38%) Ajax
10 9 (2.38%) J2EE
10 9 (2.38%) Middleware
10 9 (2.38%) REST
11 8 (2.12%) .NET Framework
12 7 (1.85%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 7 (1.85%) Razor View Engine
13 6 (1.59%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 25 (6.61%) Management Information System
2 21 (5.56%) Oracle Exalytics
3 9 (2.38%) Inversion of Control
3 9 (2.38%) Client/Server
3 9 (2.38%) Computer Science
4 8 (2.12%) Data Integration
4 8 (2.12%) SecurID
5 6 (1.59%) Human Factors
6 5 (1.32%) Data Extraction
7 4 (1.06%) Mobile App
7 4 (1.06%) Blackberry
7 4 (1.06%) CMDB
8 3 (0.79%) CESG
8 3 (0.79%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.53%) iPad
9 2 (0.53%) Clustering
9 2 (0.53%) iPhone
9 2 (0.53%) Open Source
9 2 (0.53%) PKI
9 2 (0.53%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 82 (21.69%) Windows
2 34 (8.99%) UNIX
3 27 (7.14%) Linux
4 25 (6.61%) Windows Server 2008
5 24 (6.35%) Windows 7
6 18 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
7 14 (3.70%) Solaris
8 11 (2.91%) Oracle Linux
9 10 (2.65%) Windows Server 2012
10 7 (1.85%) Windows 2000
10 7 (1.85%) Windows XP
11 5 (1.32%) Android
12 4 (1.06%) Apple iOS
13 2 (0.53%) Windows Phone
13 2 (0.53%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.26%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.26%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (24.87%) ITIL
2 42 (11.11%) Service Management
3 33 (8.73%) PRINCE2
4 31 (8.20%) SOA
5 29 (7.67%) Service Delivery
6 25 (6.61%) Migration
7 24 (6.35%) Business Intelligence
8 23 (6.08%) Project Management
8 23 (6.08%) Change Management
9 22 (5.82%) MVC
9 22 (5.82%) Agile Software Development
9 22 (5.82%) Performance Tuning
10 21 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
10 21 (5.56%) OO
11 19 (5.03%) Time Management
12 18 (4.76%) Unit Testing
13 17 (4.50%) Incident Management
13 17 (4.50%) ETL
14 16 (4.23%) Data Management
14 16 (4.23%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 94 (24.87%) SQL
2 43 (11.38%) T-SQL
3 41 (10.85%) JavaScript
4 24 (6.35%) PL/SQL
5 23 (6.08%) C#
5 23 (6.08%) Shell Script
6 16 (4.23%) Java
7 12 (3.17%) PHP
8 10 (2.65%) C
8 10 (2.65%) VB.NET
9 9 (2.38%) Python
10 8 (2.12%) VB
11 7 (1.85%) PowerShell
11 7 (1.85%) ABAP
12 4 (1.06%) VBScript
12 4 (1.06%) C++
13 2 (0.53%) SAPscript
13 2 (0.53%) VBA
13 2 (0.53%) MATLAB
14 1 (0.26%) VB6
Qualifications
1 214 (56.61%) SC Cleared
2 47 (12.43%) Degree
3 15 (3.97%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 15 (3.97%) ITIL Certification
4 11 (2.91%) Citrix Certification
4 11 (2.91%) CISSP
5 10 (2.65%) MCP
5 10 (2.65%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (2.12%) CTC Cleared
6 8 (2.12%) MCSE
6 8 (2.12%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (1.85%) CCNA
7 7 (1.85%) ISEB
8 6 (1.59%) CCEE
8 6 (1.59%) ISTQB
9 5 (1.32%) MCITP
9 5 (1.32%) CCA
9 5 (1.32%) CCIA
10 4 (1.06%) SSCP
10 4 (1.06%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (8.47%) SLA
2 13 (3.44%) QA
3 7 (1.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (1.06%) PCI DSS
4 4 (1.06%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.79%) CESG Infosec
5 3 (0.79%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.53%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 37 (9.79%) Active Directory
2 29 (7.67%) Oracle RMAN
3 28 (7.41%) Oracle RAC
4 19 (5.03%) XenApp
5 17 (4.50%) VMware Infrastructure
6 11 (2.91%) Hyper-V
7 9 (2.38%) XenDesktop
8 8 (2.12%) Microsoft App-V
8 8 (2.12%) Snort
9 6 (1.59%) VMware ESX
10 4 (1.06%) ISA Server
10 4 (1.06%) Forefront TMG
10 4 (1.06%) UAG
11 3 (0.79%) vSphere
11 3 (0.79%) Squid
12 2 (0.53%) Terminal Services
13 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 1 (0.26%) vCloud
13 1 (0.26%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 18 (4.76%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 12 (3.17%) SCCM
3 11 (2.91%) Nessus
4 9 (2.38%) NetBackup
4 9 (2.38%) McAfee ePO
5 8 (2.12%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 7 (1.85%) Data Guard
7 6 (1.59%) SCOM
8 4 (1.06%) HP Quality Center
8 4 (1.06%) Backup Exec
8 4 (1.06%) WSUS
9 3 (0.79%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 3 (0.79%) CORE IMPACT
9 3 (0.79%) MAILsweeper
10 2 (0.53%) OpenView
11 1 (0.26%) Norton AntiVirus
11 1 (0.26%) SCVMM
11 1 (0.26%) SCOrch
11 1 (0.26%) SCSM
Vendors
1 88 (23.28%) Microsoft
2 77 (20.37%) Fujitsu
3 58 (15.34%) Oracle
4 44 (11.64%) Hyperion
5 42 (11.11%) Citrix
6 41 (10.85%) VMware
7 31 (8.20%) Cisco
8 29 (7.67%) CheckPoint
9 26 (6.88%) Juniper
10 17 (4.50%) Informatica
11 16 (4.23%) SAP
12 14 (3.70%) Symantec
12 14 (3.70%) Websense
13 13 (3.44%) McAfee
13 13 (3.44%) IronPort
13 13 (3.44%) Blue Coat
14 11 (2.91%) HP
15 9 (2.38%) Lumension
15 9 (2.38%) Becrypt
16 8 (2.12%) LogRhythm
Manchester
Harrington Boyd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
North West
Experis IT
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + car fund + flexible benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 40,000 + excellent benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Cheshire
Search Consultancy
Posted: Yesterday
Chester, Cheshire
LA International
Posted: Yesterday
Cumbria
Advantage Resourcing
Salary: £1 per annum + NEGOTIABLE
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Offer Competive Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
2Source Talent
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + Bonus.
Posted: 6 days ago
Sale
Harrington Boyd
Salary: £20000 - £200000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Vodafone
Posted: 13 days ago
Chester
Jam Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Chester
Jam Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago