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 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Clearance
Rank 107 72 131
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +59
Permanent jobs citing Security Cleared 168 251 114
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.46% 3.37% 1.66%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.10% 14.73% 7.26%
Number of salaries quoted 130 171 74
Average salary £32,500 £45,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.77% +8.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,950 £28,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +11.76%
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
1663 1704 1570
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 24.33% 22.90% 22.90%
Number of salaries quoted 1283 1303 1333
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,150 £65,000 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 1 September 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 1 September 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 +1 47 £32,500 -23.52% 12
Cheshire -27 46 £32,500 -31.57% 1
Manchester -67 39 £52,500 +14.75% 18
Lancashire +25 27 £32,500 -23.52% 5
Merseyside +15 15 £30,000 -14.28% 2
Security Cleared
England

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 September 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.

1 216 (69.23%) SC Cleared
2 89 (28.53%) Microsoft
3 80 (25.64%) Windows
4 56 (17.95%) ITIL
5 53 (16.99%) DV Cleared
6 51 (16.35%) Project Management
7 50 (16.03%) SLA
7 50 (16.03%) Oracle
8 48 (15.38%) Finance
9 45 (14.42%) MS Excel
9 45 (14.42%) SharePoint
10 44 (14.10%) Stakeholder Management
11 43 (13.78%) SQL
12 39 (12.50%) SQL Server
12 39 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
13 36 (11.54%) Windows 7
14 33 (10.58%) Service Management
14 33 (10.58%) UNIX
14 33 (10.58%) Cisco
15 32 (10.26%) Degree
15 32 (10.26%) SCCM
16 31 (9.94%) VMware
17 30 (9.62%) Migration
18 28 (8.97%) IBM
18 28 (8.97%) Solaris
18 28 (8.97%) Linux
19 27 (8.65%) AIX
19 27 (8.65%) Business Analysis
19 27 (8.65%) Oracle Database
20 26 (8.33%) Content Management

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

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 45 (14.42%) SharePoint
2 22 (7.05%) WebLogic
3 18 (5.77%) SharePoint 2013
4 17 (5.45%) SharePoint 2010
5 16 (5.13%) Oracle Application Server
6 12 (3.85%) Documentum
7 9 (2.88%) Alfresco
8 6 (1.92%) Office Communications Server
8 6 (1.92%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
9 3 (0.96%) CMS
9 3 (0.96%) WebSphere
9 3 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2013
10 2 (0.64%) WebSphere Application Server
10 2 (0.64%) IBM Notes
11 1 (0.32%) IIS
11 1 (0.32%) JBoss
11 1 (0.32%) SAS
11 1 (0.32%) MS Exchange
11 1 (0.32%) Oracle Workflow
11 1 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 45 (14.42%) MS Excel
2 16 (5.13%) InfoPath
3 13 (4.17%) MS Office
4 5 (1.60%) Photoshop
4 5 (1.60%) Acrobat
4 5 (1.60%) Adobe Illustrator
4 5 (1.60%) InDesign
4 5 (1.60%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.32%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 20 (6.41%) Oracle Applications
2 11 (3.53%) Oracle EBS
3 10 (3.21%) SAP FI
3 10 (3.21%) SAP FI/CO
3 10 (3.21%) SAP CO
4 9 (2.88%) Oracle EBS R12
5 8 (2.56%) SAP HCM
6 5 (1.60%) Oracle 11i
7 4 (1.28%) SAP Payroll
7 4 (1.28%) Oracle ERP
8 3 (0.96%) Dynamics CRM
8 3 (0.96%) SAP BPC
9 2 (0.64%) SAP FSCM
9 2 (0.64%) Primavera
10 1 (0.32%) Teamcenter
10 1 (0.32%) HFM
Cloud Services
1 24 (7.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (4.49%) HTTP
2 12 (3.85%) Firewall
3 11 (3.53%) SAN
4 9 (2.88%) Network Security
5 7 (2.24%) Intranet
5 7 (2.24%) LAN
6 6 (1.92%) WAN
6 6 (1.92%) VLAN
6 6 (1.92%) DNS
7 5 (1.60%) DHCP
8 4 (1.28%) Wireshark
8 4 (1.28%) NAS
8 4 (1.28%) Wireless
9 3 (0.96%) Internet
10 1 (0.32%) Extranet
10 1 (0.32%) WLAN
10 1 (0.32%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 27 (8.65%) Oracle Database
3 21 (6.73%) Oracle Database 11g
4 18 (5.77%) Oracle9i Database
4 18 (5.77%) Oracle Database 10g
5 15 (4.81%) Oracle8/8i Database
6 12 (3.85%) Oracle Database 12c
7 9 (2.88%) Relational Database
8 7 (2.24%) DB2
9 6 (1.92%) RDBMS
10 5 (1.60%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (1.60%) Oracle Reports
10 5 (1.60%) Oracle BI Publisher
11 4 (1.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 3 (0.96%) QlikView
12 3 (0.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 2 (0.64%) Oracle BI EE
13 2 (0.64%) SQL Server 2008
13 2 (0.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 1 (0.32%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 17 (5.45%) Visual Studio
2 13 (4.17%) MSI
3 9 (2.88%) InstallShield
4 5 (1.60%) Dreamweaver
5 4 (1.28%) Metasploit
6 1 (0.32%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.32%) FxCop
6 1 (0.32%) StyleCop
6 1 (0.32%) Moq
6 1 (0.32%) Gerrit
6 1 (0.32%) WiX
6 1 (0.32%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.32%) NUnit
6 1 (0.32%) Oracle Forms
General
1 48 (15.38%) Finance
2 16 (5.13%) Manufacturing
3 10 (3.21%) Banking
4 9 (2.88%) General Ledger
5 7 (2.24%) Telecoms
6 6 (1.92%) Marketing
7 3 (0.96%) Legal
7 3 (0.96%) Retail
8 2 (0.64%) Aerospace
8 2 (0.64%) Local Government
9 1 (0.32%) Law
9 1 (0.32%) Electronics
9 1 (0.32%) Billing
9 1 (0.32%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 49 (15.71%) Architect
2 35 (11.22%) Consultant
3 31 (9.94%) Analyst
4 29 (9.29%) DBA
4 29 (9.29%) Administrator
5 24 (7.69%) Project Manager
6 22 (7.05%) Oracle DBA
7 21 (6.73%) Junior
8 17 (5.45%) Network Engineer
8 17 (5.45%) SQL DBA
9 14 (4.49%) Junior DBA
10 12 (3.85%) SharePoint Architect
10 12 (3.85%) Support Engineer
10 12 (3.85%) Designer
10 12 (3.85%) SharePoint Designer
11 11 (3.53%) 2nd Line Support
12 10 (3.21%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
12 10 (3.21%) SAP Consultant
12 10 (3.21%) Security Consultant
12 10 (3.21%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (7.37%) .NET
2 20 (6.41%) HTML
3 19 (6.09%) CSS
4 16 (5.13%) XSLT
4 16 (5.13%) HTML5
5 6 (1.92%) Middleware
6 5 (1.60%) jQuery
7 4 (1.28%) Oracle Fusion
7 4 (1.28%) SAP Basis
7 4 (1.28%) JSP
8 3 (0.96%) JSON
8 3 (0.96%) AngularJS
9 2 (0.64%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 2 (0.64%) Apache Camel
9 2 (0.64%) Spring Integration
9 2 (0.64%) Java EE 5
9 2 (0.64%) REST
9 2 (0.64%) ActiveMQ
9 2 (0.64%) Spring
9 2 (0.64%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 22 (7.05%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (6.09%) Clustering
3 13 (4.17%) Blackberry
4 12 (3.85%) Management Information System
5 10 (3.21%) Data Centre
6 6 (1.92%) Life Science
7 5 (1.60%) Data Integration
8 4 (1.28%) RMADS
8 4 (1.28%) Video Conferencing
8 4 (1.28%) Computer Science
9 3 (0.96%) Mathematics
10 2 (0.64%) Physics
10 2 (0.64%) HP Superdome
10 2 (0.64%) Mainframe
10 2 (0.64%) CESG
10 2 (0.64%) Mobile App
11 1 (0.32%) CESG CLAS
11 1 (0.32%) Data Protection Act
11 1 (0.32%) SCADA
11 1 (0.32%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 80 (25.64%) Windows
2 36 (11.54%) Windows 7
3 33 (10.58%) UNIX
4 28 (8.97%) Solaris
4 28 (8.97%) Linux
5 27 (8.65%) AIX
6 9 (2.88%) Windows 8
7 7 (2.24%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (1.60%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (1.60%) Windows XP
9 3 (0.96%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (0.64%) HPUX
11 1 (0.32%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (17.95%) ITIL
2 51 (16.35%) Project Management
3 44 (14.10%) Stakeholder Management
4 39 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 33 (10.58%) Service Management
6 30 (9.62%) Migration
7 27 (8.65%) Business Analysis
8 26 (8.33%) Content Management
8 26 (8.33%) Service Delivery
9 20 (6.41%) Time Management
10 19 (6.09%) Change Management
10 19 (6.09%) Scrum
10 19 (6.09%) Problem Management
11 18 (5.77%) Disaster Recovery
11 18 (5.77%) ERP
11 18 (5.77%) Change Control
12 16 (5.13%) ITSM
12 16 (5.13%) Incident Management
13 15 (4.81%) Document Management
14 13 (4.17%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 43 (13.78%) SQL
2 15 (4.81%) Java
3 8 (2.56%) C
4 5 (1.60%) PL/SQL
5 4 (1.28%) Shell Script
5 4 (1.28%) VBScript
6 3 (0.96%) VB
6 3 (0.96%) C#
6 3 (0.96%) JavaScript
6 3 (0.96%) Perl
7 2 (0.64%) C++
7 2 (0.64%) VBA
7 2 (0.64%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.32%) Ruby
8 1 (0.32%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 216 (69.23%) SC Cleared
2 53 (16.99%) DV Cleared
3 32 (10.26%) Degree
4 19 (6.09%) Cisco Certification
5 14 (4.49%) CCNA
6 10 (3.21%) Microsoft Certification
7 9 (2.88%) CCNP
8 8 (2.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 7 (2.24%) CCA
10 6 (1.92%) Citrix Certification
10 6 (1.92%) CCEA
10 6 (1.92%) MCSD
10 6 (1.92%) MCSE
10 6 (1.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 4 (1.28%) CCIE
11 4 (1.28%) MCP
11 4 (1.28%) CEH
12 3 (0.96%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 3 (0.96%) Chartered Engineer
13 2 (0.64%) CCENT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (16.03%) SLA
2 4 (1.28%) JSP 440
3 3 (0.96%) IEC 61508
3 3 (0.96%) ISO 9000
3 3 (0.96%) TickIT
4 2 (0.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.32%) QA
System Software
1 21 (6.73%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (6.09%) Oracle RAC
3 14 (4.49%) XenApp
4 11 (3.53%) XenDesktop
5 10 (3.21%) Microsoft App-V
6 6 (1.92%) Active Directory
7 4 (1.28%) VMware Server
7 4 (1.28%) XenServer
7 4 (1.28%) Hyper-V
7 4 (1.28%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (1.28%) EMC RecoverPoint
8 2 (0.64%) Samba
9 1 (0.32%) vSphere
9 1 (0.32%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 1 (0.32%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 32 (10.26%) SCCM
2 18 (5.77%) Data Guard
2 18 (5.77%) Oracle RMAN
3 11 (3.53%) NetBackup
4 10 (3.21%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 7 (2.24%) Nessus
5 7 (2.24%) Nmap
6 2 (0.64%) OpenView
6 2 (0.64%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.32%) Oracle ZFS
7 1 (0.32%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 89 (28.53%) Microsoft
2 50 (16.03%) Oracle
3 33 (10.58%) Cisco
4 31 (9.94%) VMware
5 28 (8.97%) IBM
6 26 (8.33%) HP
7 25 (8.01%) Citrix
7 25 (8.01%) SAP
8 22 (7.05%) Juniper
9 20 (6.41%) EMC
10 17 (5.45%) AppSense
11 16 (5.13%) Sun
12 14 (4.49%) F5
13 13 (4.17%) Blue Coat
14 9 (2.88%) OpenText
14 9 (2.88%) Riverbed
15 7 (2.24%) Qualys
15 7 (2.24%) Capita
16 5 (1.60%) Veeam
16 5 (1.60%) Adobe
Chorley, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35-55K
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £30k - 35k per year + generous on call allowance
Posted: 4 days ago
Cumbria
Capita - ITMS
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + attractive benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cumbria
Capita - ITMS
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits + Overtime
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
NCC Group
Salary: Competive, Pension, Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £85,000 + Attractive benefits package and career progression
Posted: 4 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £55,000 - £65,000 + excellent package
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £55,000 - £65,000 + excellent package
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £65,000 plus outstanding package
Posted: 4 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £65,000 plus outstanding package
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £55,000 - £80,000 plus outstanding package
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £55,000 plus outstanding package
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35,000 - £55,000 plus outstanding package
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £30k - 35k per year + generous on call allowance
Posted: 5 days ago
Chorley, Lancashire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30k - £50k plus outstanding package
Posted: 6 days ago
Cumbria
Capita - ITMS
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + + Benefits + Overtime + Bonus
Posted: 8 days ago
Manchester
Lawrence Harvey
Salary: £60000.00 - £95000.00 per annum + 10% bonus + benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus, Car
Posted: 15 days ago
Cumbria
Capita - ITMS
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago