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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Clearance
Rank 125 81 89
Rank change year-on-year
-44 +8
Permanent jobs citing Security Cleared 109 237 190
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.95% 3.36% 2.87%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.26% 13.07% 11.54%
Number of salaries quoted 68 186 108
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,223 £22,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £61,215 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +9.75%
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
1501 1813 1646
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 26.78% 25.73% 24.83%
Number of salaries quoted 1168 1494 1340
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,662 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 9 February 2016.

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 9 February 2016. 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 -21 58 £50,000 - 11
Lancashire +17 22 £34,000 -20.00% 5
Cumbria +3 16 £51,250 -6.81% 7
Cheshire -38 7 £30,223 -20.46% 2
Merseyside -21 5 £26,500 -33.75%
Security Cleared
England

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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.

1 163 (67.63%) SC Cleared
2 70 (29.05%) Degree
3 67 (27.80%) Windows
4 59 (24.48%) Finance
5 51 (21.16%) ITIL
6 50 (20.75%) SQL
7 47 (19.50%) Microsoft
8 43 (17.84%) Project Management
9 40 (16.60%) Stakeholder Management
9 40 (16.60%) BPSS Clearance
10 37 (15.35%) Linux
11 35 (14.52%) Unix
12 34 (14.11%) SQL Server
13 31 (12.86%) Oracle
13 31 (12.86%) PRINCE2
14 30 (12.45%) .NET
15 29 (12.03%) SAP
15 29 (12.03%) ERP
16 27 (11.20%) Solaris
16 27 (11.20%) Migration
16 27 (11.20%) Analytical Skills
17 26 (10.79%) Windows Server
17 26 (10.79%) Java
17 26 (10.79%) Banking
18 25 (10.37%) Change Control
19 24 (9.96%) Test Strategy
19 24 (9.96%) MS Office
20 23 (9.54%) Business Analysis
20 23 (9.54%) DV Cleared
20 23 (9.54%) Windows Server 2012

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

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 12 (4.98%) WebLogic
2 10 (4.15%) Oracle Application Server
2 10 (4.15%) SharePoint
3 6 (2.49%) MS Exchange
4 5 (2.07%) Skype for Business
4 5 (2.07%) WebSphere
5 4 (1.66%) Office Communications Server
5 4 (1.66%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
6 3 (1.24%) CMS
7 2 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.41%) Apache
8 1 (0.41%) Confluence
8 1 (0.41%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.41%) GlassFish
8 1 (0.41%) IIS
8 1 (0.41%) JBoss
8 1 (0.41%) MS Project Server
8 1 (0.41%) Node.js
Applications
1 24 (9.96%) MS Office
2 21 (8.71%) MS Excel
3 9 (3.73%) MS Project
4 4 (1.66%) SPSS
5 3 (1.24%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.83%) Acrobat
6 2 (0.83%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (0.83%) InDesign
6 2 (0.83%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (4.15%) SAP HCM
2 8 (3.32%) SAP CO
2 8 (3.32%) SAP FI
2 8 (3.32%) SAP FI/CO
3 7 (2.90%) Oracle Applications
4 4 (1.66%) SAP HR
4 4 (1.66%) SAP Payroll
5 3 (1.24%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (0.83%) Oracle EBS R12
6 2 (0.83%) Oracle ERP
7 1 (0.41%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.24%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.41%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (0.41%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.41%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (6.22%) Network Security
2 13 (5.39%) HTTP
3 12 (4.98%) SAN
4 7 (2.90%) LAN
4 7 (2.90%) NAS
4 7 (2.90%) TCP/IP
5 6 (2.49%) Intrusion Detection
5 6 (2.49%) WAN
6 5 (2.07%) Firewall
6 5 (2.07%) Intranet
7 4 (1.66%) Internet
8 3 (1.24%) tcpdump
8 3 (1.24%) VoIP
8 3 (1.24%) Wireshark
9 2 (0.83%) DHCP
9 2 (0.83%) DNS
9 2 (0.83%) SMTP
10 1 (0.41%) Ethernet
10 1 (0.41%) LDAP
10 1 (0.41%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (14.11%) SQL Server
2 12 (4.98%) Relational Database
2 12 (4.98%) SQL Server 2012
3 11 (4.56%) Data Warehouse
3 11 (4.56%) Oracle Database
4 10 (4.15%) Oracle Database 10g
4 10 (4.15%) Oracle Database 11g
4 10 (4.15%) Oracle8/8i Database
4 10 (4.15%) Oracle9i Database
4 10 (4.15%) SQL Server 2014
5 9 (3.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 8 (3.32%) Oracle Database 12c
6 8 (3.32%) SQL Server 2000
6 8 (3.32%) SQL Server 2008
6 8 (3.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (2.49%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 6 (2.49%) OLAP
7 6 (2.49%) OLTP
7 6 (2.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 5 (2.07%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 6 (2.49%) Jenkins
2 5 (2.07%) FxCop
2 5 (2.07%) Gerrit
2 5 (2.07%) Git (software)
2 5 (2.07%) Moq
2 5 (2.07%) NUnit
2 5 (2.07%) StyleCop
2 5 (2.07%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (2.07%) Visual Studio
2 5 (2.07%) WiX
3 4 (1.66%) Selenium
4 2 (0.83%) Dreamweaver
5 1 (0.41%) AppScan
5 1 (0.41%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.41%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.41%) HP UFT
5 1 (0.41%) InstallShield
5 1 (0.41%) JMeter
5 1 (0.41%) LoadRunner
5 1 (0.41%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 59 (24.48%) Finance
2 26 (10.79%) Banking
3 6 (2.49%) Retail
4 5 (2.07%) Marketing
5 4 (1.66%) Corporate Banking
6 3 (1.24%) Legal
6 3 (1.24%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.24%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.41%) Back Office
7 1 (0.41%) Billing
7 1 (0.41%) Electronics
7 1 (0.41%) Law
7 1 (0.41%) Local Government
7 1 (0.41%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 45 (18.67%) Analyst
2 25 (10.37%) Project Manager
3 21 (8.71%) Administrator
3 21 (8.71%) DBA
4 19 (7.88%) Consultant
5 18 (7.47%) SQL DBA
6 16 (6.64%) Architect
6 16 (6.64%) Senior Analyst
7 12 (4.98%) Infrastructure Manager
7 12 (4.98%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 12 (4.98%) Senior Systems Analyst
7 12 (4.98%) Systems Analyst
8 11 (4.56%) Business Systems Analyst
8 11 (4.56%) Developer
8 11 (4.56%) IT Manager
8 11 (4.56%) Senior Business Systems Analyst
9 10 (4.15%) Junior
9 10 (4.15%) Oracle DBA
10 9 (3.73%) Security Analyst
11 8 (3.32%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (12.45%) .NET
2 15 (6.22%) ASP.NET
3 9 (3.73%) SAP Basis
4 6 (2.49%) Web Services
5 5 (2.07%) LINQ
5 5 (2.07%) Ninject
5 5 (2.07%) Regular Expression
5 5 (2.07%) WCF
5 5 (2.07%) WPF
6 4 (1.66%) IBM Integration Bus
6 4 (1.66%) Middleware
6 4 (1.66%) WebSphere MQ
7 1 (0.41%) CSS
7 1 (0.41%) EJB
7 1 (0.41%) HTML
7 1 (0.41%) J2EE
7 1 (0.41%) Java EE
7 1 (0.41%) Natural Language Processing
7 1 (0.41%) Swing
7 1 (0.41%) SWT
Miscellaneous
1 27 (11.20%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (4.56%) Blog
2 11 (4.56%) Computer Science
3 10 (4.15%) Clustering
3 10 (4.15%) Management Information System
4 8 (3.32%) Data Centre
4 8 (3.32%) VCE vBlock
5 6 (2.49%) Celerra
5 6 (2.49%) CLARiiON
5 6 (2.49%) EMC VNX
5 6 (2.49%) EPoS
6 5 (2.07%) Cyberthreat
6 5 (2.07%) Data Integration
7 4 (1.66%) Driving Licence
7 4 (1.66%) Visualisation
8 3 (1.24%) Data Protection Act
9 2 (0.83%) Blackberry
9 2 (0.83%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.41%) BBC
10 1 (0.41%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 67 (27.80%) Windows
2 37 (15.35%) Linux
3 35 (14.52%) Unix
4 27 (11.20%) Solaris
5 26 (10.79%) Windows Server
6 23 (9.54%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (4.15%) AIX
8 9 (3.73%) Windows 7
9 5 (2.07%) Windows XP
10 4 (1.66%) Mac OS X
11 3 (1.24%) SUSE
11 3 (1.24%) Windows 8
12 2 (0.83%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (0.83%) Windows Server 2008
13 1 (0.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.41%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (21.16%) ITIL
2 43 (17.84%) Project Management
3 40 (16.60%) Stakeholder Management
4 31 (12.86%) PRINCE2
5 29 (12.03%) ERP
6 27 (11.20%) Migration
7 25 (10.37%) Change Control
8 24 (9.96%) Test Strategy
9 23 (9.54%) Business Analysis
10 21 (8.71%) Agile Software Development
11 19 (7.88%) Change Management
12 17 (7.05%) Mentoring
13 16 (6.64%) Information Security
13 16 (6.64%) Penetration Testing
13 16 (6.64%) User Acceptance Testing
14 15 (6.22%) Service Delivery
14 15 (6.22%) Use Case
15 14 (5.81%) Incident Management
15 14 (5.81%) Service Management
16 13 (5.39%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 50 (20.75%) SQL
2 26 (10.79%) Java
3 18 (7.47%) C#
4 17 (7.05%) C++
4 17 (7.05%) T-SQL
5 10 (4.15%) Objective-C
5 10 (4.15%) PHP
5 10 (4.15%) VB.NET
6 9 (3.73%) Shell Script
7 8 (3.32%) Perl
7 8 (3.32%) Python
8 7 (2.90%) C
9 5 (2.07%) Ruby
10 4 (1.66%) Bash Shell
11 3 (1.24%) ABAP
12 2 (0.83%) JavaScript
12 2 (0.83%) PL/SQL
12 2 (0.83%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 163 (67.63%) SC Cleared
2 70 (29.05%) Degree
3 40 (16.60%) BPSS Clearance
4 23 (9.54%) DV Cleared
5 14 (5.81%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 13 (5.39%) CHECK Team Leader
7 12 (4.98%) Microsoft Certification
8 11 (4.56%) CREST Certified
9 10 (4.15%) MCSE
10 9 (3.73%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 6 (2.49%) CISSP
11 6 (2.49%) ISEB
11 6 (2.49%) ISTQB
11 6 (2.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 6 (2.49%) MCSA
12 5 (2.07%) GCIH
12 5 (2.07%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 4 (1.66%) GCIA
13 4 (1.66%) ITIL Certification
13 4 (1.66%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (9.13%) SLA
2 13 (5.39%) QA
3 11 (4.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (2.49%) PCI DSS
5 4 (1.66%) RMADS
6 2 (0.83%) Disclosure Scotland
6 2 (0.83%) PA-DSS
7 1 (0.41%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 16 (6.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (4.15%) Oracle RAC
3 9 (3.73%) Active Directory
4 7 (2.90%) EMC RecoverPoint
5 4 (1.66%) GPFS
5 4 (1.66%) Hyper-V
5 4 (1.66%) vSphere
6 3 (1.24%) Snort
6 3 (1.24%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 3 (1.24%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 1 (0.41%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 17 (7.05%) Oracle RMAN
2 10 (4.15%) Data Guard
2 10 (4.15%) NetBackup
3 7 (2.90%) EMC NetWorker
3 7 (2.90%) SCCM
4 5 (2.07%) Wonderware InTouch
5 4 (1.66%) Tivoli
5 4 (1.66%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 3 (1.24%) Oracle ZFS
7 2 (0.83%) EnCase
7 2 (0.83%) MIMEsweeper
7 2 (0.83%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 1 (0.41%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.41%) Nessus
8 1 (0.41%) Nexpose
8 1 (0.41%) Nmap
8 1 (0.41%) SCOM
8 1 (0.41%) WebInspect
8 1 (0.41%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 47 (19.50%) Microsoft
2 31 (12.86%) Oracle
3 29 (12.03%) SAP
4 22 (9.13%) VMware
5 19 (7.88%) IBM
6 14 (5.81%) Sun
7 12 (4.98%) EMC
8 8 (3.32%) Brocade
8 8 (3.32%) HP
9 7 (2.90%) Citrix
10 5 (2.07%) AppSense
10 5 (2.07%) Remedy
10 5 (2.07%) Wonderware
11 4 (1.66%) Intel
11 4 (1.66%) MuleSoft
11 4 (1.66%) Software AG
11 4 (1.66%) webMethods
12 3 (1.24%) Capita
12 3 (1.24%) Cisco
12 3 (1.24%) Veritas
Cumbria
Capita Defence & Security Resourcing
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Cumbria
Capita Defence & Security Resourcing
Salary: £15000 - £18000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cumbria
Capita Defence & Security Resourcing
Salary: £25000 - £29000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £65,000 - £85,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £70,000 - £95,000 with an impressive benefits package
Posted: 4 days ago
Chorley, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35,000-£55,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Excellent salary package available
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Vodafone
Posted: 7 days ago
Cumbria
Capita Defence & Security Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Cumbria
Capita Defence & Security Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Cumbria
Capita Defence & Security Resourcing
Salary: £5500 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
NCC Group
Salary: + benefits (pension, life assurance, company car/allowance etc)
Posted: 15 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £65,000 per annum inc OTE
Posted: 20 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 20 days ago