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 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Clearance
Rank 103 83 128
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +45
Permanent jobs citing Security Cleared 154 217 128
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.36% 3.05% 1.76%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.95% 13.32% 7.67%
Number of salaries quoted 121 141 84
Average salary £32,500 £45,000 £39,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.77% +14.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £46,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +9.41%
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
1547 1629 1669
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 23.67% 22.89% 22.98%
Number of salaries quoted 1202 1254 1400
Average salary £39,000 £35,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.42% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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
Cheshire -27 52 £32,500 -13.33% 9
Cumbria +2 39 £35,000 -29.29% 14
Manchester -41 35 £30,000 -35.48% 13
Merseyside +33 26 £30,000 -14.28% 2
Lancashire +1 13 £35,000 -12.50% 8
Security Cleared
England

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 235 (71.43%) SC Cleared
2 101 (30.70%) Microsoft
3 80 (24.32%) Windows
4 63 (19.15%) DV Cleared
5 62 (18.84%) SharePoint
6 57 (17.33%) ITIL
7 52 (15.81%) Project Management
8 50 (15.20%) MS Excel
8 50 (15.20%) Agile Software Development
9 49 (14.89%) Finance
10 47 (14.29%) SLA
11 44 (13.37%) Stakeholder Management
12 42 (12.77%) Cisco
13 40 (12.16%) Oracle
13 40 (12.16%) VMware
14 39 (11.85%) Service Management
14 39 (11.85%) SQL
15 38 (11.55%) Service Delivery
16 37 (11.25%) Migration
16 37 (11.25%) SQL Server
16 37 (11.25%) Windows 7
17 34 (10.33%) Office 365
17 34 (10.33%) Citrix
18 33 (10.03%) HP
19 30 (9.12%) Content Management
20 29 (8.81%) SCCM
20 29 (8.81%) .NET
21 27 (8.21%) HTML
21 27 (8.21%) IBM
21 27 (8.21%) Degree

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 62 (18.84%) SharePoint
2 23 (6.99%) SharePoint 2013
3 22 (6.69%) SharePoint 2010
4 18 (5.47%) Documentum
5 14 (4.26%) WebLogic
6 13 (3.95%) Alfresco
7 9 (2.74%) Oracle Application Server
8 8 (2.43%) Office Communications Server
8 8 (2.43%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
9 7 (2.13%) MS Exchange
10 5 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2013
11 3 (0.91%) WebSphere
11 3 (0.91%) Lync
11 3 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2010
11 3 (0.91%) CMS
11 3 (0.91%) IBM Notes
12 2 (0.61%) WebSphere Application Server
12 2 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2000
13 1 (0.30%) JBoss
13 1 (0.30%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 50 (15.20%) MS Excel
2 21 (6.38%) InfoPath
3 9 (2.74%) MS Office
4 1 (0.30%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 14 (4.26%) Oracle Applications
2 13 (3.95%) SAP FI/CO
2 13 (3.95%) SAP CO
2 13 (3.95%) SAP FI
3 9 (2.74%) Oracle EBS
4 7 (2.13%) Oracle EBS R12
5 6 (1.82%) Dynamics CRM
6 5 (1.52%) Oracle 11i
7 4 (1.22%) SAP BPC
8 3 (0.91%) SAP FSCM
9 2 (0.61%) Oracle ERP
10 1 (0.30%) Primavera
10 1 (0.30%) HFM
10 1 (0.30%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 34 (10.33%) Office 365
2 2 (0.61%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.30%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 16 (4.86%) Firewall
2 13 (3.95%) Network Security
3 10 (3.04%) SAN
4 9 (2.74%) VLAN
5 8 (2.43%) DNS
5 8 (2.43%) HTTP
6 5 (1.52%) LAN
6 5 (1.52%) DHCP
6 5 (1.52%) Wireshark
7 4 (1.22%) NAS
7 4 (1.22%) Unified Communications
7 4 (1.22%) WAN
7 4 (1.22%) Wireless
8 3 (0.91%) TCP/IP
8 3 (0.91%) Internet
9 2 (0.61%) PABX
9 2 (0.61%) Intranet
10 1 (0.30%) SSL
10 1 (0.30%) IPsec
10 1 (0.30%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (11.25%) SQL Server
2 22 (6.69%) Oracle Database
3 16 (4.86%) Oracle Database 11g
4 13 (3.95%) Oracle Database 10g
5 11 (3.34%) Oracle9i Database
6 9 (2.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 8 (2.43%) Oracle8/8i Database
8 7 (2.13%) Data Warehouse
8 7 (2.13%) RDBMS
8 7 (2.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 7 (2.13%) Relational Database
8 7 (2.13%) Oracle Database 12c
9 6 (1.82%) SQL Server 2008
10 5 (1.52%) QlikView
10 5 (1.52%) SQL Server 2005
10 5 (1.52%) Oracle Reports
11 4 (1.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 3 (0.91%) Oracle BI Publisher
13 2 (0.61%) SQL Server 2012
13 2 (0.61%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 21 (6.38%) Visual Studio
2 11 (3.34%) MSI
3 9 (2.74%) InstallShield
4 4 (1.22%) Metasploit
5 1 (0.30%) Moq
5 1 (0.30%) Oracle Forms
General
1 49 (14.89%) Finance
2 18 (5.47%) Manufacturing
3 11 (3.34%) General Ledger
4 7 (2.13%) Legal
5 6 (1.82%) Telecoms
5 6 (1.82%) Banking
6 5 (1.52%) Local Government
6 5 (1.52%) Law
7 4 (1.22%) Retail
8 2 (0.61%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.30%) Electronics
9 1 (0.30%) Advertising
9 1 (0.30%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 67 (20.36%) Architect
2 38 (11.55%) Analyst
3 37 (11.25%) Consultant
4 26 (7.90%) Project Manager
5 20 (6.08%) Administrator
6 19 (5.78%) DBA
7 18 (5.47%) Network Engineer
8 17 (5.17%) SharePoint Architect
9 15 (4.56%) Junior
9 15 (4.56%) Oracle DBA
10 13 (3.95%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
10 13 (3.95%) SAP Consultant
10 13 (3.95%) Solutions Architect
10 13 (3.95%) SharePoint Solutions Architect
11 12 (3.65%) Designer
11 12 (3.65%) SharePoint Designer
11 12 (3.65%) Support Engineer
11 12 (3.65%) SQL DBA
12 11 (3.34%) 2nd Line Support
12 11 (3.34%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (8.81%) .NET
2 27 (8.21%) HTML
3 25 (7.60%) CSS
4 21 (6.38%) XSLT
4 21 (6.38%) HTML5
5 6 (1.82%) Middleware
5 6 (1.82%) jQuery
6 4 (1.22%) JSP
6 4 (1.22%) Oracle Fusion
7 3 (0.91%) AngularJS
7 3 (0.91%) J2EE
7 3 (0.91%) ASP.NET
7 3 (0.91%) JSON
8 2 (0.61%) Java EE 5
8 2 (0.61%) ActiveMQ
8 2 (0.61%) Spring
8 2 (0.61%) JSF
8 2 (0.61%) Java EE
8 2 (0.61%) JMS
8 2 (0.61%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 14 (4.26%) Clustering
2 13 (3.95%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (3.65%) Data Centre
4 11 (3.34%) Blackberry
5 8 (2.43%) Management Information System
6 5 (1.52%) Life Science
7 4 (1.22%) RMADS
7 4 (1.22%) Video Conferencing
8 3 (0.91%) Data Integration
8 3 (0.91%) Mathematics
8 3 (0.91%) Computer Science
9 2 (0.61%) Physics
9 2 (0.61%) HP Superdome
9 2 (0.61%) Mainframe
9 2 (0.61%) CESG
9 2 (0.61%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.30%) User Experience
10 1 (0.30%) Fat Client
10 1 (0.30%) EMC VNX
10 1 (0.30%) CESG CLAS
Operating Systems
1 80 (24.32%) Windows
2 37 (11.25%) Windows 7
3 23 (6.99%) UNIX
4 22 (6.69%) AIX
4 22 (6.69%) Solaris
5 17 (5.17%) Linux
6 9 (2.74%) Windows 8
7 7 (2.13%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (1.82%) Windows XP
8 6 (1.82%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (1.52%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (0.61%) SUSE
10 2 (0.61%) HPUX
10 2 (0.61%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (17.33%) ITIL
2 52 (15.81%) Project Management
3 50 (15.20%) Agile Software Development
4 44 (13.37%) Stakeholder Management
5 39 (11.85%) Service Management
6 38 (11.55%) Service Delivery
7 37 (11.25%) Migration
8 30 (9.12%) Content Management
9 26 (7.90%) Document Management
10 23 (6.99%) Scrum
10 23 (6.99%) ITSM
11 22 (6.69%) Business Analysis
12 20 (6.08%) Critical Success Factor
13 19 (5.78%) Technical Architecture
14 17 (5.17%) Incident Management
14 17 (5.17%) Problem Management
14 17 (5.17%) Change Management
15 15 (4.56%) Business Intelligence
16 14 (4.26%) Validation
17 13 (3.95%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 39 (11.85%) SQL
2 11 (3.34%) Java
3 9 (2.74%) C
4 6 (1.82%) VBScript
5 4 (1.22%) T-SQL
5 4 (1.22%) JavaScript
5 4 (1.22%) VBA
6 3 (0.91%) PL/SQL
6 3 (0.91%) C#
6 3 (0.91%) VB
7 2 (0.61%) C++
7 2 (0.61%) Perl
7 2 (0.61%) Shell Script
7 2 (0.61%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.30%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 235 (71.43%) SC Cleared
2 63 (19.15%) DV Cleared
3 27 (8.21%) Degree
4 19 (5.78%) Cisco Certification
4 19 (5.78%) Microsoft Certification
5 15 (4.56%) CCNA
6 10 (3.04%) MCSE
6 10 (3.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 9 (2.74%) CCA
7 9 (2.74%) CCNP
7 9 (2.74%) CISSP
8 8 (2.43%) Citrix Certification
8 8 (2.43%) CCEA
8 8 (2.43%) MCSD
8 8 (2.43%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 7 (2.13%) MCP
10 5 (1.52%) CCIE
10 5 (1.52%) CISM
10 5 (1.52%) MCDST
11 4 (1.22%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (14.29%) SLA
2 5 (1.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (1.22%) JSP 440
4 3 (0.91%) IEC 61508
4 3 (0.91%) ISO 9000
4 3 (0.91%) TickIT
5 1 (0.30%) QA
System Software
1 26 (7.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (4.86%) XenApp
3 12 (3.65%) Oracle RAC
3 12 (3.65%) XenDesktop
4 10 (3.04%) Microsoft App-V
4 10 (3.04%) Active Directory
5 8 (2.43%) Hyper-V
6 4 (1.22%) XenServer
6 4 (1.22%) VMware Server
6 4 (1.22%) EMC RecoverPoint
6 4 (1.22%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.61%) Terminal Services
7 2 (0.61%) Samba
Systems Management
1 29 (8.81%) SCCM
2 13 (3.95%) Data Guard
2 13 (3.95%) Oracle RMAN
3 10 (3.04%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 10 (3.04%) NetBackup
4 7 (2.13%) Nessus
4 7 (2.13%) Nmap
5 5 (1.52%) HP Quality Center
6 3 (0.91%) OpenView
6 3 (0.91%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 2 (0.61%) Backup Exec
7 2 (0.61%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 2 (0.61%) SCOM
8 1 (0.30%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 101 (30.70%) Microsoft
2 42 (12.77%) Cisco
3 40 (12.16%) Oracle
3 40 (12.16%) VMware
4 34 (10.33%) Citrix
5 33 (10.03%) HP
6 27 (8.21%) IBM
7 26 (7.90%) EMC
8 23 (6.99%) Juniper
9 22 (6.69%) SAP
10 14 (4.26%) AppSense
11 13 (3.95%) Blue Coat
11 13 (3.95%) OpenText
11 13 (3.95%) F5
12 9 (2.74%) Riverbed
13 8 (2.43%) Capita
13 8 (2.43%) CheckPoint
13 8 (2.43%) Sun
14 7 (2.13%) Veeam
15 6 (1.82%) Qualys
Blackpool, Lancashire
Sopra Steria Recruitment Limited
Posted: 12 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £85,000 + Attractive benefits package and career progression
Posted: 20 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £18000 - £35000 per annum + bens, training + career prog
Posted: 20 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £30k - 35k per year + generous on call allowance
Posted: 20 hours ago
Chorley, Lancashire
Computer Sciences Corporation
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £65,000 D.O.E.
Posted: Yesterday
Cumbria
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cumbria
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Cumbria
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £30k - 35k per year + generous on call allowance
Posted: 5 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
NES IT
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Liverpool
Tata Consultancy services
Salary: £40,000 - £50,000 per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
CGI
Salary: £35000 - £46000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Greater Manchester
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £65 - 75k + great package
Posted: 6 days ago
London, Manchester
Specialist Solutions UK
Salary: £75,000 - £110,000 per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Merseyside
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Wigan
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Warrington
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Cumbria
Capita - ITMS
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago