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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Clearance
Rank 72 128 127
Rank change year-on-year
+56 -1
Permanent jobs citing Security Cleared 260 125 143
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 3.51% 1.82% 1.96%
As % of the Qualifications category 15.02% 7.92% 7.48%
Number of salaries quoted 193 84 111
Average salary £46,500 £41,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.04% +6.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+11.76% +2.40%
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
1731 1579 1913
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 23.36% 23.03% 26.22%
Number of salaries quoted 1366 1341 1590
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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 19 September 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 19 September 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
(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 +53 120 £45,750 +12.96% 8
Cheshire +5 83 £50,000 +17.64% 8
Cumbria +16 22 £42,500 +16.43% 5
Lancashire +9 13 £42,500 - 5
Merseyside +9 5 £29,500 -46.36% 3
Security Cleared
England

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 246 (54.79%) SC Cleared
2 147 (32.74%) Finance
3 89 (19.82%) Oracle
4 79 (17.59%) Retail
5 78 (17.37%) Windows
6 70 (15.59%) ITIL
6 70 (15.59%) SAP
7 64 (14.25%) Telecoms
8 59 (13.14%) SQL
8 59 (13.14%) Microsoft
9 58 (12.92%) Fujitsu
10 53 (11.80%) Business Intelligence
11 51 (11.36%) ABAP
12 47 (10.47%) Juniper
13 43 (9.58%) Service Management
14 40 (8.91%) Cisco
15 38 (8.46%) MS Excel
15 38 (8.46%) CRM
15 38 (8.46%) CheckPoint
15 38 (8.46%) Firewall
15 38 (8.46%) Analytical Skills
16 36 (8.02%) Network Security
16 36 (8.02%) Service Delivery
17 35 (7.80%) SQL Server
18 34 (7.57%) Stakeholder Management
19 33 (7.35%) Java
20 32 (7.13%) Active Directory
20 32 (7.13%) Citrix
21 31 (6.90%) Linux
21 31 (6.90%) Change Management

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 29 (6.46%) SharePoint
2 20 (4.45%) SAP Portal
3 14 (3.12%) MS Exchange
3 14 (3.12%) NetWeaver
3 14 (3.12%) SAP EP
4 12 (2.67%) Exchange Server 2010
5 11 (2.45%) Lync
6 10 (2.23%) Confluence
7 8 (1.78%) WebLogic
8 7 (1.56%) SAS
8 7 (1.56%) CMS
8 7 (1.56%) SharePoint Server
9 6 (1.34%) Office Communications Server
9 6 (1.34%) SharePoint 2010
10 5 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2013
10 5 (1.11%) CICS
10 5 (1.11%) WebLogic Portal
11 4 (0.89%) Oracle Workflow
12 3 (0.67%) WordPress
12 3 (0.67%) IIS
Applications
1 38 (8.46%) MS Excel
2 18 (4.01%) MS Office
3 4 (0.89%) MS Visio
3 4 (0.89%) MS Project
4 2 (0.45%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.45%) PowerPivot
5 1 (0.22%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.22%) SPSS
5 1 (0.22%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.22%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 31 (6.90%) SAP MM
2 24 (5.35%) Oracle EBS
2 24 (5.35%) SAP CRM
3 22 (4.90%) SAP SD
4 19 (4.23%) Hyperion Planning
5 18 (4.01%) SAP WM
6 16 (3.56%) HFM
7 14 (3.12%) SAP FI/CO
7 14 (3.12%) SAP CO
7 14 (3.12%) SAP FI
8 13 (2.90%) Oracle EBS R12
9 11 (2.45%) SAP HR
10 10 (2.23%) SAP APO
10 10 (2.23%) Oracle ERP
10 10 (2.23%) SAP SCM
10 10 (2.23%) SAP SRM
11 9 (2.00%) Oracle iProcurement
12 8 (1.78%) SAP Retail
13 6 (1.34%) SAP LE
13 6 (1.34%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 38 (8.46%) Firewall
2 36 (8.02%) Network Security
3 14 (3.12%) TCP/IP
4 13 (2.90%) Intrusion Detection
5 12 (2.67%) LAN
5 12 (2.67%) WAN
6 11 (2.45%) SSL
7 9 (2.00%) Wireless
7 9 (2.00%) AMQP
8 8 (1.78%) SAN
9 6 (1.34%) VPN
9 6 (1.34%) DNS
9 6 (1.34%) DHCP
9 6 (1.34%) HTTP
9 6 (1.34%) Junos
10 5 (1.11%) Unified Communications
10 5 (1.11%) VLAN
10 5 (1.11%) MPLS
10 5 (1.11%) NAS
10 5 (1.11%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (7.80%) SQL Server
2 27 (6.01%) Data Warehouse
3 22 (4.90%) Essbase
4 15 (3.34%) Oracle Database
5 14 (3.12%) SQL Server 2008
6 13 (2.90%) MS Access
6 13 (2.90%) Relational Database
6 13 (2.90%) SAP BW
6 13 (2.90%) RDBMS
7 11 (2.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 11 (2.45%) Oracle BI EE
8 10 (2.23%) SAP BI
9 9 (2.00%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 9 (2.00%) SQL Server 2005
9 9 (2.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 7 (1.56%) Oracle Database 11g
11 6 (1.34%) Hyperion Smart View
11 6 (1.34%) MySQL
11 6 (1.34%) Oracle Reports
12 5 (1.11%) DB2
Development Applications
1 15 (3.34%) JIRA
2 10 (2.23%) Talend Open Studio
2 10 (2.23%) JUnit
3 9 (2.00%) Visual Studio
3 9 (2.00%) Eclipse
3 9 (2.00%) Mercurial
3 9 (2.00%) Gradle
4 8 (1.78%) LoadRunner
5 6 (1.34%) QuickTest Pro
6 5 (1.11%) Subversion
6 5 (1.11%) Selenium
6 5 (1.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 5 (1.11%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (0.89%) Git (software)
7 4 (0.89%) Toad
8 2 (0.45%) ClearCase
8 2 (0.45%) SilkPerformer
8 2 (0.45%) Rational DOORS
9 1 (0.22%) SpecFlow
9 1 (0.22%) Cucumber
General
1 147 (32.74%) Finance
2 79 (17.59%) Retail
3 64 (14.25%) Telecoms
4 13 (2.90%) Marketing
5 10 (2.23%) Banking
6 9 (2.00%) Billing
6 9 (2.00%) Manufacturing
6 9 (2.00%) Back Office
7 7 (1.56%) Automotive
8 6 (1.34%) Aerospace
8 6 (1.34%) Greek Language
8 6 (1.34%) Polish Language
9 4 (0.89%) Legal
10 3 (0.67%) General Ledger
11 2 (0.45%) Military
11 2 (0.45%) Electronics
12 1 (0.22%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 94 (20.94%) Consultant
2 84 (18.71%) Developer
3 42 (9.35%) Analyst
4 39 (8.69%) SAP Consultant
5 27 (6.01%) Architect
6 25 (5.57%) SAP Developer
7 19 (4.23%) Hyperion Consultant
8 16 (3.56%) Oracle Consultant
9 15 (3.34%) Senior Consultant
10 14 (3.12%) NetWeaver Developer
11 13 (2.90%) Data Consultant
11 13 (2.90%) Data Integration Consultant
11 13 (2.90%) Junior
11 13 (2.90%) DBA
11 13 (2.90%) Network Architect
11 13 (2.90%) Security Specialist
11 13 (2.90%) Integration Consultant
11 13 (2.90%) NOC Engineer
12 12 (2.67%) Network Engineer
12 12 (2.67%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (6.24%) SAP Smart Forms
1 28 (6.24%) BAPI
2 20 (4.45%) Middleware
3 19 (4.23%) HTML
4 18 (4.01%) .NET
4 18 (4.01%) CSS
5 17 (3.79%) Web Dynpro
6 15 (3.34%) J2EE
7 14 (3.12%) EDI
7 14 (3.12%) SAP ALE
7 14 (3.12%) SAP Business Workflow
8 13 (2.90%) Java EE
8 13 (2.90%) ASP.NET
8 13 (2.90%) XML
9 12 (2.67%) .NET Framework
10 11 (2.45%) Web Services
11 10 (2.23%) ASP.NET MVC
11 10 (2.23%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 9 (2.00%) JSON
12 9 (2.00%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 38 (8.46%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (4.90%) Data Integration
3 20 (4.45%) Management Information System
4 8 (1.78%) RMADS
5 7 (1.56%) Replication
5 7 (1.56%) CESG
6 6 (1.34%) SecurID
6 6 (1.34%) Blackberry
7 5 (1.11%) Mainframe
7 5 (1.11%) CESG CLAS
7 5 (1.11%) VSAM
7 5 (1.11%) Computer Science
7 5 (1.11%) Open Source
8 3 (0.67%) Mobile App
8 3 (0.67%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (0.67%) User Experience
8 3 (0.67%) Clustering
8 3 (0.67%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.45%) BBC
9 2 (0.45%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 78 (17.37%) Windows
2 31 (6.90%) Linux
3 27 (6.01%) Windows 7
4 26 (5.79%) Windows Server 2008
5 20 (4.45%) UNIX
6 19 (4.23%) Windows Server 2003
7 16 (3.56%) Windows Server 2012
8 11 (2.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 10 (2.23%) Solaris
10 9 (2.00%) Windows XP
11 6 (1.34%) AIX
12 2 (0.45%) VxWorks
12 2 (0.45%) Windows Vista
12 2 (0.45%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.22%) CentOS
13 1 (0.22%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (15.59%) ITIL
2 53 (11.80%) Business Intelligence
3 43 (9.58%) Service Management
4 38 (8.46%) CRM
5 36 (8.02%) Service Delivery
6 34 (7.57%) Stakeholder Management
7 31 (6.90%) Agile Software Development
7 31 (6.90%) Incident Management
7 31 (6.90%) Change Management
7 31 (6.90%) Migration
8 29 (6.46%) OO
9 26 (5.79%) Workflow
9 26 (5.79%) Logistics
10 23 (5.12%) Data Management
10 23 (5.12%) Project Management
11 22 (4.90%) Time Management
11 22 (4.90%) Mentoring
12 20 (4.45%) Scrum
13 19 (4.23%) Quality Management
13 19 (4.23%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 59 (13.14%) SQL
2 51 (11.36%) ABAP
3 33 (7.35%) Java
4 24 (5.35%) JavaScript
5 21 (4.68%) C#
6 18 (4.01%) SAPscript
7 15 (3.34%) Python
7 15 (3.34%) C
8 11 (2.45%) C++
9 9 (2.00%) Ada
9 9 (2.00%) PowerShell
10 8 (1.78%) VBScript
10 8 (1.78%) VB
11 6 (1.34%) Perl
12 5 (1.11%) PHP
12 5 (1.11%) PL/SQL
12 5 (1.11%) COBOL
12 5 (1.11%) JCL
13 3 (0.67%) T-SQL
13 3 (0.67%) VBA
Qualifications
1 246 (54.79%) SC Cleared
2 23 (5.12%) Degree
3 16 (3.56%) ISEB
4 15 (3.34%) DV Cleared
5 14 (3.12%) CTC Cleared
5 14 (3.12%) Citrix Certification
5 14 (3.12%) ISTQB
6 13 (2.90%) CISSP
6 13 (2.90%) Cisco Certification
7 12 (2.67%) Microsoft Certification
8 11 (2.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 9 (2.00%) SSCP
10 8 (1.78%) CEH
10 8 (1.78%) CCA
10 8 (1.78%) CCNA
10 8 (1.78%) MCSE
11 7 (1.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 7 (1.56%) ITIL Certification
12 6 (1.34%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 6 (1.34%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (5.12%) Data Quality
2 21 (4.68%) QA
3 18 (4.01%) SLA
4 14 (3.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.89%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 1 (0.22%) COSO
7 1 (0.22%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 32 (7.13%) Active Directory
2 13 (2.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (2.67%) Hyper-V
3 12 (2.67%) XenApp
4 11 (2.45%) Oracle RAC
4 11 (2.45%) XenDesktop
4 11 (2.45%) Snort
5 6 (1.34%) Microsoft App-V
5 6 (1.34%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (0.89%) Oracle RMAN
7 2 (0.45%) VMware ESX
7 2 (0.45%) VMware Workstation
7 2 (0.45%) GPFS
8 1 (0.22%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (0.22%) XenServer
8 1 (0.22%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.22%) Xen
Systems Management
1 13 (2.90%) SCCM
2 11 (2.45%) SCOM
2 11 (2.45%) Nessus
2 11 (2.45%) McAfee ePO
2 11 (2.45%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 10 (2.23%) Oracle EDQ
4 9 (2.00%) SolarWinds Orion
4 9 (2.00%) HP Quality Center
5 6 (1.34%) FortiGate
6 5 (1.11%) SCVMM
6 5 (1.11%) SCDPM
6 5 (1.11%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 4 (0.89%) Data Guard
8 3 (0.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 2 (0.45%) OpenView
9 2 (0.45%) WSUS
9 2 (0.45%) ServiceCenter
10 1 (0.22%) Opscode Chef
10 1 (0.22%) AppDNA
10 1 (0.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 89 (19.82%) Oracle
2 70 (15.59%) SAP
3 59 (13.14%) Microsoft
4 58 (12.92%) Fujitsu
5 47 (10.47%) Juniper
6 40 (8.91%) Cisco
7 38 (8.46%) CheckPoint
8 32 (7.13%) Citrix
9 26 (5.79%) Hyperion
10 23 (5.12%) VMware
11 15 (3.34%) Adobe
12 13 (2.90%) Blue Coat
12 13 (2.90%) McAfee
12 13 (2.90%) Websense
12 13 (2.90%) Symantec
12 13 (2.90%) IronPort
13 12 (2.67%) HP
14 11 (2.45%) Red Hat
14 11 (2.45%) AppSense
14 11 (2.45%) Qualys
North West
Vertical IT
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + bonus and package
Posted: 4 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Vodafone
Posted: 8 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Steria Recruitment Limited
Salary: flexible benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + bonus, car allowance and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
LA International
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
LA International
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
North West
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
LA International
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
North West
Experis Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + flexible benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
St. Helens, Merseyside
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: benefits package
Posted: 4 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
LA International
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Barrow-In-Furness
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £0.00 - £1 per annum + Competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Cumbria
Atos
Salary: Competitive plus excellent benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Liverpool
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £25,000 - £35,000 per year
Posted: 9 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Atos
Salary: excellent benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Steria
Salary: From £60,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Preston
Modis International - London
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Steria
Salary: From £55,000 to £70,000 per annum + 15% Flex Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago