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

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Clearance
Rank 115 100 105
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +5
Permanent jobs citing Security Cleared 147 174 172
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.38% 2.54% 2.39%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.32% 11.23% 9.84%
Number of salaries quoted 108 99 91
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,250 £24,700 £26,600
10% offered a salary of more than £77,000 £63,000 £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
1577 1550 1748
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 25.57% 22.62% 24.33%
Number of salaries quoted 1250 1193 1437
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £52,500 £53,000
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 27 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 27 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 +11 43 £55,000 +61.76% 12
Manchester -28 34 £30,000 -7.69% 4
Cheshire -47 30 £42,500 +13.33% 3
Merseyside - 29 £43,000 - 1
Lancashire -6 14 £38,000 +1.33% 9
Security Cleared
England

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 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.

1 259 (71.15%) SC Cleared
2 103 (28.30%) Microsoft
3 75 (20.60%) ITIL
4 74 (20.33%) Windows
5 71 (19.51%) Finance
6 68 (18.68%) MS Excel
7 63 (17.31%) Stakeholder Management
8 59 (16.21%) SharePoint
9 58 (15.93%) DV Cleared
10 51 (14.01%) Project Management
11 43 (11.81%) Agile Software Development
12 42 (11.54%) VMware
13 40 (10.99%) Migration
13 40 (10.99%) Service Management
13 40 (10.99%) Citrix
14 38 (10.44%) SAP
15 37 (10.16%) Cisco
16 35 (9.62%) SLA
16 35 (9.62%) HP
16 35 (9.62%) Service Delivery
16 35 (9.62%) VMware Infrastructure
16 35 (9.62%) Windows 7
17 34 (9.34%) Office 365
18 32 (8.79%) PRINCE2
19 31 (8.52%) SQL Server
19 31 (8.52%) Document Management
20 30 (8.24%) Juniper
21 29 (7.97%) Oracle
21 29 (7.97%) Content Management
22 28 (7.69%) SQL

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

For the 6 months to 27 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 59 (16.21%) SharePoint
2 18 (4.95%) SharePoint 2010
3 17 (4.67%) SharePoint 2013
4 15 (4.12%) Documentum
5 13 (3.57%) Alfresco
6 12 (3.30%) IBM Notes
7 11 (3.02%) MS Exchange
8 8 (2.20%) Office Communications Server
8 8 (2.20%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
8 8 (2.20%) Exchange Server 2013
9 5 (1.37%) Lync
9 5 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2010
10 4 (1.10%) WebLogic
11 2 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2000
11 2 (0.55%) Oracle Service Bus
12 1 (0.27%) WebSphere
12 1 (0.27%) GlassFish
12 1 (0.27%) Oracle Application Server
12 1 (0.27%) SAP Portal
12 1 (0.27%) JBoss
Applications
1 68 (18.68%) MS Excel
2 25 (6.87%) MS Office
3 15 (4.12%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.27%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.27%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 18 (4.95%) SAP FI
1 18 (4.95%) SAP FI/CO
1 18 (4.95%) SAP CO
2 6 (1.65%) SAP HR
3 5 (1.37%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (1.37%) SAP Payroll
4 3 (0.82%) Oracle EBS R12
4 3 (0.82%) SAP Retail
4 3 (0.82%) Oracle 11i
4 3 (0.82%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.55%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (0.55%) SAP FSCM
5 2 (0.55%) SAP BPC
5 2 (0.55%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.27%) Scribe Insight
6 1 (0.27%) Magento
6 1 (0.27%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.27%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 34 (9.34%) Office 365
2 4 (1.10%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.27%) SuccessFactors
3 1 (0.27%) Yammer
3 1 (0.27%) Scribe Online
3 1 (0.27%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 26 (7.14%) Firewall
2 23 (6.32%) Network Security
3 11 (3.02%) LAN
4 10 (2.75%) WAN
5 9 (2.47%) DNS
5 9 (2.47%) VLAN
6 7 (1.92%) Intrusion Detection
7 6 (1.65%) Wireshark
7 6 (1.65%) Unified Communications
8 5 (1.37%) Wireless
8 5 (1.37%) SAN
8 5 (1.37%) DHCP
9 4 (1.10%) TCP/IP
10 3 (0.82%) Broadband
10 3 (0.82%) PABX
11 2 (0.55%) Junos
11 2 (0.55%) Internet
11 2 (0.55%) FirePass
11 2 (0.55%) HTTP
11 2 (0.55%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (8.52%) SQL Server
2 12 (3.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 12 (3.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 11 (3.02%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (1.92%) SQL Server 2005
5 6 (1.65%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (1.65%) Relational Database
6 4 (1.10%) Oracle Database
6 4 (1.10%) Oracle Database 11g
6 4 (1.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (1.10%) RDBMS
7 3 (0.82%) Oracle Database 10g
7 3 (0.82%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (0.82%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (0.55%) OLAP
8 2 (0.55%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (0.55%) SAP BW
8 2 (0.55%) QlikView
9 1 (0.27%) SAP Data Services
9 1 (0.27%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 15 (4.12%) Visual Studio
2 8 (2.20%) InstallShield
3 5 (1.37%) Metasploit
4 4 (1.10%) Moq
5 3 (0.82%) MSI
5 3 (0.82%) LSMW
6 2 (0.55%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (0.27%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.27%) Eclipse RCP
General
1 71 (19.51%) Finance
2 20 (5.49%) Retail
3 18 (4.95%) Banking
4 16 (4.40%) General Ledger
5 14 (3.85%) Legal
5 14 (3.85%) Manufacturing
6 12 (3.30%) Back Office
7 11 (3.02%) Law
8 8 (2.20%) Marketing
9 6 (1.65%) Local Government
10 4 (1.10%) Aerospace
11 2 (0.55%) Telecoms
12 1 (0.27%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.27%) Electronics
12 1 (0.27%) Billing
Job Titles
1 63 (17.31%) Architect
2 57 (15.66%) Analyst
3 54 (14.84%) Consultant
3 54 (14.84%) Project Manager
4 28 (7.69%) SAP Consultant
5 23 (6.32%) Developer
6 18 (4.95%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
7 17 (4.67%) Network Engineer
8 16 (4.40%) SAP Support
9 15 (4.12%) Applications Manager
9 15 (4.12%) IT Project Manager
10 14 (3.85%) Solutions Architect
10 14 (3.85%) SharePoint Architect
10 14 (3.85%) Citrix Architect
11 13 (3.57%) SharePoint Solutions Architect
11 13 (3.57%) Service Desk Analyst
11 13 (3.57%) Service Analyst
12 12 (3.30%) Service Manager
12 12 (3.30%) Support Analyst
12 12 (3.30%) SAP Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (7.14%) .NET
2 25 (6.87%) HTML
3 20 (5.49%) CSS
4 16 (4.40%) HTML5
5 15 (4.12%) XSLT
6 8 (2.20%) Web Services
7 7 (1.92%) J2EE
7 7 (1.92%) Middleware
8 6 (1.65%) jQuery
9 5 (1.37%) ASP.NET MVC
9 5 (1.37%) ASP.NET
10 4 (1.10%) SAP Basis
10 4 (1.10%) SignalR
10 4 (1.10%) ASP.NET Web API
11 3 (0.82%) EDI
11 3 (0.82%) JSP
12 2 (0.55%) Java SE
13 1 (0.27%) SWT
13 1 (0.27%) Application Packaging
13 1 (0.27%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 23 (6.32%) Data Centre
2 22 (6.04%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (1.92%) Management Information System
4 6 (1.65%) Replication
4 6 (1.65%) Video Conferencing
5 5 (1.37%) RMADS
6 4 (1.10%) Clustering
7 3 (0.82%) Client/Server
7 3 (0.82%) Blackberry
7 3 (0.82%) FMCG
7 3 (0.82%) Mathematics
7 3 (0.82%) Computer Science
7 3 (0.82%) User Experience
8 2 (0.55%) Social Media
8 2 (0.55%) Mobile App
8 2 (0.55%) Physics
8 2 (0.55%) HP Superdome
8 2 (0.55%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.27%) Thin Client
9 1 (0.27%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 74 (20.33%) Windows
2 35 (9.62%) Windows 7
3 17 (4.67%) UNIX
4 11 (3.02%) AIX
4 11 (3.02%) Solaris
5 10 (2.75%) Windows XP
6 9 (2.47%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (2.47%) Linux
7 7 (1.92%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (1.65%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (1.37%) Windows 8
10 3 (0.82%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 3 (0.82%) SUSE
11 2 (0.55%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (20.60%) ITIL
2 63 (17.31%) Stakeholder Management
3 51 (14.01%) Project Management
4 43 (11.81%) Agile Software Development
5 40 (10.99%) Service Management
5 40 (10.99%) Migration
6 35 (9.62%) Service Delivery
7 32 (8.79%) PRINCE2
8 31 (8.52%) Document Management
9 29 (7.97%) Content Management
10 22 (6.04%) ITSM
11 19 (5.22%) Incident Management
11 19 (5.22%) Critical Success Factor
12 18 (4.95%) Business Analysis
13 17 (4.67%) Scrum
14 16 (4.40%) Validation
14 16 (4.40%) People Management
15 15 (4.12%) ITIL V3
15 15 (4.12%) Risk Management
15 15 (4.12%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 28 (7.69%) SQL
2 17 (4.67%) Java
3 10 (2.75%) C
4 7 (1.92%) JavaScript
5 6 (1.65%) VBScript
6 5 (1.37%) C#
6 5 (1.37%) T-SQL
7 4 (1.10%) ABAP
7 4 (1.10%) VBA
8 3 (0.82%) PowerShell
9 2 (0.55%) Shell Script
9 2 (0.55%) VB
9 2 (0.55%) C++
9 2 (0.55%) Perl
10 1 (0.27%) PHP
Qualifications
1 259 (71.15%) SC Cleared
2 58 (15.93%) DV Cleared
3 26 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 25 (6.87%) Microsoft Certification
5 21 (5.77%) Degree
6 16 (4.40%) MCP
7 13 (3.57%) Cisco Certification
8 12 (3.30%) CCNA
8 12 (3.30%) CCA
8 12 (3.30%) Citrix Certification
8 12 (3.30%) CISSP
9 11 (3.02%) MCSE
10 10 (2.75%) A+ Certification
10 10 (2.75%) MOS
10 10 (2.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 10 (2.75%) MCDST
10 10 (2.75%) MCITP
11 9 (2.47%) CCNP
12 8 (2.20%) MCSD
12 8 (2.20%) CCEA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (9.62%) SLA
2 8 (2.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.82%) JSP 440
4 2 (0.55%) IEC 61508
4 2 (0.55%) ISO 9000
4 2 (0.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.55%) TickIT
5 1 (0.27%) COBIT
5 1 (0.27%) QA
System Software
1 35 (9.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (5.22%) XenApp
3 16 (4.40%) XenDesktop
4 15 (4.12%) Microsoft App-V
5 13 (3.57%) Active Directory
6 11 (3.02%) Hyper-V
7 3 (0.82%) XenServer
7 3 (0.82%) Terminal Services
7 3 (0.82%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.55%) Samba
9 1 (0.27%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.27%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 24 (6.59%) SCCM
2 12 (3.30%) OpenView
2 12 (3.30%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 6 (1.65%) Nessus
4 5 (1.37%) Nmap
4 5 (1.37%) SCOM
4 5 (1.37%) HP Quality Center
5 4 (1.10%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 4 (1.10%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 3 (0.82%) Data Guard
6 3 (0.82%) Backup Exec
6 3 (0.82%) Oracle RMAN
7 2 (0.55%) SCVMM
7 2 (0.55%) FortiGate
7 2 (0.55%) SCDPM
8 1 (0.27%) SCSM
8 1 (0.27%) WSUS
8 1 (0.27%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 103 (28.30%) Microsoft
2 42 (11.54%) VMware
3 40 (10.99%) Citrix
4 38 (10.44%) SAP
5 37 (10.16%) Cisco
6 35 (9.62%) HP
7 30 (8.24%) Juniper
8 29 (7.97%) Oracle
9 23 (6.32%) EMC
10 18 (4.95%) CheckPoint
11 15 (4.12%) IBM
12 14 (3.85%) AppSense
13 13 (3.57%) OpenText
13 13 (3.57%) Symantec
14 12 (3.30%) Lotus
15 8 (2.20%) F5
15 8 (2.20%) McAfee
16 7 (1.92%) Capita
17 5 (1.37%) Qualys
18 4 (1.10%) Fujitsu
Cumbria
Datasource Computer Employment
Salary: Excellent Benefits!
Posted: 2 hours ago
Salford, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Runcorn, Cheshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Seascale, Cumbria
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum plus flexible benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Greater Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £300 - £650 Per Day
Posted: 5 days ago
Lancashire
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: 300-650 Per Day
Posted: 5 days ago
Cumbria
Capita - ITMS
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
North West
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30k - £85k plus outstanding package
Posted: 6 days ago
Chorley
Modis International - London
Salary: £4800 - £38000 per annum + pension and flexible benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cumbria
Capita - ITMS
Salary: £300 - £405 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Lancashire
Modis International - London
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Flexible benefits - Health, pension
Posted: 12 days ago
Runcorn, Cheshire
Atos
Posted: 13 days ago
Cumbria
Capita - ITMS
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Lancashire
Modis International - London
Salary: £38000 - £48000 per annum + Flexible benefits - Health, pension
Posted: 17 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 22 days ago