The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the North West region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Clearance
Rank 78 120 130
Rank change year-on-year
+42 +10
Permanent jobs citing Security Cleared 211 132 130
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.97% 1.81% 1.74%
As % of the Qualifications category 12.95% 7.87% 6.92%
Number of salaries quoted 137 85 113
Average salary £45,000 £39,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.92% -3.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,400 £27,500 £27,950
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £57,350
UK excluding London average salary £46,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+9.41% -
Qualifications Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1629 1678 1878
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 22.89% 22.96% 25.10%
Number of salaries quoted 1258 1405 1613
Average salary £35,000 £38,085 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.10% +5.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Security Cleared
England

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 24 July 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 24 July 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 +27 90 £46,500 +23.17% 8
Cheshire +23 83 £37,500 -16.66% 4
Cumbria +12 21 £49,500 +94.11% 7
Merseyside +3 4 £35,000 -41.66% 2
Lancashire 0 4 £37,500 +1.35% 9
Security Cleared
England

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 July 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.

1 221 (52.12%) SC Cleared
2 146 (34.43%) Finance
3 94 (22.17%) ITIL
4 93 (21.93%) Telecoms
5 90 (21.23%) Retail
6 80 (18.87%) Windows
7 70 (16.51%) Fujitsu
8 67 (15.80%) Oracle
9 65 (15.33%) Microsoft
10 63 (14.86%) SQL
11 57 (13.44%) Service Management
12 43 (10.14%) CheckPoint
12 43 (10.14%) Juniper
13 42 (9.91%) MS Excel
14 41 (9.67%) Network Security
15 40 (9.43%) Cisco
16 39 (9.20%) PRINCE2
16 39 (9.20%) SAP
17 37 (8.73%) Business Intelligence
18 36 (8.49%) Project Management
18 36 (8.49%) Service Delivery
18 36 (8.49%) Change Management
18 36 (8.49%) Degree
19 35 (8.25%) Stakeholder Management
20 34 (8.02%) Firewall
20 34 (8.02%) Citrix
21 33 (7.78%) Java
22 30 (7.08%) Management Information System
23 29 (6.84%) JavaScript
23 29 (6.84%) .NET

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

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 12 (2.83%) SharePoint
2 11 (2.59%) WebLogic
3 10 (2.36%) Confluence
3 10 (2.36%) Lync
4 9 (2.12%) MS Exchange
5 8 (1.89%) SAP Portal
6 7 (1.65%) Exchange Server 2010
6 7 (1.65%) NetWeaver
6 7 (1.65%) SAS
6 7 (1.65%) SAP EP
7 5 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2013
7 5 (1.18%) WordPress
7 5 (1.18%) Oracle Workflow
7 5 (1.18%) SharePoint Server
8 2 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.24%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.24%) IIS
9 1 (0.24%) WebSphere
Applications
1 42 (9.91%) MS Excel
2 24 (5.66%) MS Office
3 10 (2.36%) MS Project
4 2 (0.47%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.24%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.24%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.24%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 22 (5.19%) Oracle EBS
2 19 (4.48%) Hyperion Planning
3 15 (3.54%) HFM
4 14 (3.30%) SAP CO
4 14 (3.30%) SAP FI
4 14 (3.30%) SAP FI/CO
5 13 (3.07%) Oracle EBS R12
6 11 (2.59%) Oracle Applications
7 10 (2.36%) SAP CRM
8 9 (2.12%) Oracle iProcurement
8 9 (2.12%) SAP MM
9 8 (1.89%) SAP SD
10 6 (1.42%) SAP HR
10 6 (1.42%) Magento
11 5 (1.18%) SAP SRM
12 4 (0.94%) Remedy ITSM
12 4 (0.94%) SAP WM
12 4 (0.94%) SAP BPC
13 3 (0.71%) SAP APO
13 3 (0.71%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.18%) Office 365
2 3 (0.71%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 41 (9.67%) Network Security
2 34 (8.02%) Firewall
3 24 (5.66%) SSL
4 21 (4.95%) TCP/IP
5 20 (4.72%) VPN
6 15 (3.54%) Junos
6 15 (3.54%) Intrusion Detection
7 9 (2.12%) AMQP
7 9 (2.12%) Cisco ASA
8 8 (1.89%) HTTP
9 7 (1.65%) HTTPS
9 7 (1.65%) LAN
9 7 (1.65%) SDH
10 5 (1.18%) Unified Communications
11 4 (0.94%) VoIP
11 4 (0.94%) WAN
11 4 (0.94%) Wireless
12 3 (0.71%) Intranet
12 3 (0.71%) DHCP
12 3 (0.71%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (5.90%) SQL Server
2 22 (5.19%) Essbase
3 18 (4.25%) Oracle Database
4 17 (4.01%) Relational Database
4 17 (4.01%) RDBMS
5 16 (3.77%) Oracle BI EE
6 15 (3.54%) Data Warehouse
7 9 (2.12%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 9 (2.12%) MySQL
7 9 (2.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 8 (1.89%) SAP BW
9 7 (1.65%) Oracle Reports
9 7 (1.65%) Oracle Database 11g
10 6 (1.42%) Hyperion Smart View
11 5 (1.18%) SAP BI
11 5 (1.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 3 (0.71%) SAS Data Integration Studio
12 3 (0.71%) SAP HANA
13 2 (0.47%) SQL Server 2005
13 2 (0.47%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 16 (3.77%) JIRA
2 13 (3.07%) JUnit
3 10 (2.36%) Team Foundation Server
4 9 (2.12%) Gradle
4 9 (2.12%) Mercurial
4 9 (2.12%) Visual Studio
4 9 (2.12%) Eclipse
5 7 (1.65%) Selenium
6 6 (1.42%) Git (software)
7 5 (1.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 5 (1.18%) Subversion
8 4 (0.94%) Toad
9 2 (0.47%) Maven
9 2 (0.47%) ClearCase
9 2 (0.47%) LoadRunner
9 2 (0.47%) JMeter
9 2 (0.47%) Talend Open Studio
9 2 (0.47%) Rational DOORS
9 2 (0.47%) RSpec
9 2 (0.47%) Cucumber
General
1 146 (34.43%) Finance
2 93 (21.93%) Telecoms
3 90 (21.23%) Retail
4 14 (3.30%) Marketing
4 14 (3.30%) Back Office
5 9 (2.12%) Automotive
5 9 (2.12%) Banking
6 8 (1.89%) Greek Language
6 8 (1.89%) Polish Language
6 8 (1.89%) Aerospace
7 6 (1.42%) Manufacturing
8 4 (0.94%) General Ledger
9 3 (0.71%) Billing
9 3 (0.71%) Military
10 2 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.47%) Electronics
10 2 (0.47%) Legal
Job Titles
1 78 (18.40%) Developer
2 74 (17.45%) Consultant
3 42 (9.91%) Analyst
4 21 (4.95%) SAP Consultant
4 21 (4.95%) Project Manager
5 20 (4.72%) Architect
6 19 (4.48%) Network Engineer
6 19 (4.48%) Hyperion Consultant
7 17 (4.01%) Oracle Consultant
8 15 (3.54%) Network Security Engineer
8 15 (3.54%) Software Developer
8 15 (3.54%) Tester
8 15 (3.54%) Security Specialist
8 15 (3.54%) Security Engineer
9 14 (3.30%) Senior Consultant
10 13 (3.07%) Data Integration Consultant
10 13 (3.07%) Data Consultant
10 13 (3.07%) Integration Consultant
10 13 (3.07%) SAP Developer
10 13 (3.07%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (6.84%) .NET
2 26 (6.13%) HTML
3 24 (5.66%) ASP.NET
3 24 (5.66%) CSS
4 17 (4.01%) ASP.NET MVC
5 16 (3.77%) SAP Smart Forms
5 16 (3.77%) BAPI
5 16 (3.77%) Web Services
6 15 (3.54%) Java EE
7 13 (3.07%) XML
7 13 (3.07%) jQuery
8 12 (2.83%) .NET Framework
8 12 (2.83%) Middleware
9 10 (2.36%) J2EE
9 10 (2.36%) Web Dynpro
9 10 (2.36%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 9 (2.12%) EJB
10 9 (2.12%) JMS
10 9 (2.12%) JSON
10 9 (2.12%) SAP ALE
Miscellaneous
1 30 (7.08%) Management Information System
2 22 (5.19%) Data Integration
3 13 (3.07%) SecurID
4 8 (1.89%) Client/Server
5 6 (1.42%) RMADS
5 6 (1.42%) Mobile App
6 5 (1.18%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (1.18%) Open Source
6 5 (1.18%) Blackberry
6 5 (1.18%) CMDB
7 3 (0.71%) Inversion of Control
7 3 (0.71%) Data Extraction
7 3 (0.71%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.47%) CESG
8 2 (0.47%) PKI
8 2 (0.47%) Smartphone
8 2 (0.47%) Biotechnology
8 2 (0.47%) Human Factors
8 2 (0.47%) SCADA
8 2 (0.47%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 80 (18.87%) Windows
2 24 (5.66%) Windows 7
3 23 (5.42%) Linux
4 20 (4.72%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (3.54%) Windows Server 2012
6 14 (3.30%) UNIX
7 13 (3.07%) Windows Server 2003
8 9 (2.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (0.94%) Apple iOS
10 3 (0.71%) Windows 2000
10 3 (0.71%) Solaris
11 2 (0.47%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.47%) Windows XP
11 2 (0.47%) VxWorks
11 2 (0.47%) Android
12 1 (0.24%) Windows Phone
12 1 (0.24%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.24%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (22.17%) ITIL
2 57 (13.44%) Service Management
3 39 (9.20%) PRINCE2
4 37 (8.73%) Business Intelligence
5 36 (8.49%) Project Management
5 36 (8.49%) Service Delivery
5 36 (8.49%) Change Management
6 35 (8.25%) Stakeholder Management
7 27 (6.37%) Time Management
8 25 (5.90%) Scrum
8 25 (5.90%) Data Management
8 25 (5.90%) Agile Software Development
9 24 (5.66%) Incident Management
10 22 (5.19%) OO
10 22 (5.19%) CRM
10 22 (5.19%) TDD
11 19 (4.48%) Workflow
12 18 (4.25%) Project Planning
12 18 (4.25%) Quality Management
13 17 (4.01%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 63 (14.86%) SQL
2 33 (7.78%) Java
3 29 (6.84%) JavaScript
4 26 (6.13%) C#
5 23 (5.42%) ABAP
6 19 (4.48%) C
7 16 (3.77%) T-SQL
8 13 (3.07%) Python
8 13 (3.07%) C++
9 11 (2.59%) SAPscript
10 10 (2.36%) PHP
11 9 (2.12%) Ada
12 7 (1.65%) PowerShell
13 6 (1.42%) VB
14 5 (1.18%) VBScript
15 4 (0.94%) VB.NET
15 4 (0.94%) Perl
16 3 (0.71%) Shell Script
16 3 (0.71%) PL/SQL
17 2 (0.47%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 221 (52.12%) SC Cleared
2 36 (8.49%) Degree
3 17 (4.01%) CISSP
4 13 (3.07%) Citrix Certification
4 13 (3.07%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 13 (3.07%) ITIL Certification
5 12 (2.83%) CTC Cleared
6 11 (2.59%) ISEB
7 10 (2.36%) DV Cleared
8 9 (2.12%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 9 (2.12%) SSCP
9 8 (1.89%) CEH
9 8 (1.89%) ISTQB
9 8 (1.89%) Cisco Certification
9 8 (1.89%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 7 (1.65%) Microsoft Certification
11 6 (1.42%) CCNA
12 5 (1.18%) CCEE
12 5 (1.18%) CCIA
12 5 (1.18%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (6.37%) QA
2 26 (6.13%) SLA
3 15 (3.54%) Data Quality
4 8 (1.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.94%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.47%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 25 (5.90%) Active Directory
2 14 (3.30%) Oracle RAC
3 13 (3.07%) Snort
4 11 (2.59%) XenApp
5 10 (2.36%) XenDesktop
6 9 (2.12%) Oracle RMAN
6 9 (2.12%) Microsoft App-V
7 7 (1.65%) VMware Infrastructure
8 5 (1.18%) Hyper-V
9 2 (0.47%) VMware ESX
9 2 (0.47%) vSphere
10 1 (0.24%) GPFS
10 1 (0.24%) XenServer
10 1 (0.24%) Xen
10 1 (0.24%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 14 (3.30%) SCCM
2 13 (3.07%) SCOM
2 13 (3.07%) McAfee ePO
2 13 (3.07%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 13 (3.07%) Nessus
3 9 (2.12%) SolarWinds Orion
4 8 (1.89%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 7 (1.65%) Data Guard
6 6 (1.42%) FortiGate
7 5 (1.18%) SCVMM
8 4 (0.94%) HP Quality Center
8 4 (0.94%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 4 (0.94%) SCDPM
9 2 (0.47%) NetBackup
9 2 (0.47%) ServiceCenter
9 2 (0.47%) OpenView
9 2 (0.47%) Oracle EDQ
10 1 (0.24%) AppDNA
10 1 (0.24%) SCSM
10 1 (0.24%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 70 (16.51%) Fujitsu
2 67 (15.80%) Oracle
3 65 (15.33%) Microsoft
4 43 (10.14%) CheckPoint
4 43 (10.14%) Juniper
5 40 (9.43%) Cisco
6 39 (9.20%) SAP
7 34 (8.02%) Citrix
8 28 (6.60%) Hyperion
9 18 (4.25%) VMware
10 17 (4.01%) Symantec
11 16 (3.77%) HP
11 16 (3.77%) McAfee
12 15 (3.54%) Websense
12 15 (3.54%) IronPort
12 15 (3.54%) Blue Coat
13 13 (3.07%) Splunk
13 13 (3.07%) Lumension
13 13 (3.07%) Becrypt
13 13 (3.07%) LogRhythm
Barrow-In-Furness, Cumbria
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £1 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Preston, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bolton, Lancashire
Access Computer Consulting Plc
Posted: Yesterday
Preston, Lancashire
CSC
Salary: From £35 to £45 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
North West
Experis Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + car fund + flexible benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Oldham, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
CSC
Salary: From £35 to £45 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
CSC
Salary: From £35 to £45 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + car allowance, bonus, benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Vodafone
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum + Bonus AND Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Steria
Salary: From £50,000 to £58,000 per annum plus Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cumbria
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £0.00 - £1 per annum + competitive salary
Posted: 9 days ago
Barrow-In-Furness
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £00 - £1 per annum + Competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Barrow-In-Furness
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £00.00 - £1 per annum + Competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Barrow-In-Furness
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £0.00 - £1 per annum + Competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Manchester
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £35000.00 - £42000.00 per annum + car
Posted: 19 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Steria
Salary: From £0 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
Barrow-In-Furness
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago