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

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Clearance
Rank 102 84 116
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +32
Permanent jobs citing Security Cleared 169 197 150
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.66% 2.80% 2.00%
As % of the Qualifications category 11.13% 12.48% 8.51%
Number of salaries quoted 126 115 90
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £28,700 £26,450
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
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
1518 1579 1763
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 23.87% 22.44% 23.53%
Number of salaries quoted 1207 1214 1474
Average salary £38,424 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.78% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £53,600
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,546 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.58% +1.36%

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 2 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 2 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 -32 48 £40,000 +6.66% 7
Cumbria +1 44 £45,000 +32.35% 23
Manchester -20 41 £30,000 -31.81% 10
Merseyside +34 30 £30,000 -14.28% 2
Lancashire -3 15 £40,500 +8.00% 5
Security Cleared
England

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 2 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.

1 247 (69.77%) SC Cleared
2 107 (30.23%) Microsoft
3 79 (22.32%) Windows
4 66 (18.64%) SharePoint
5 64 (18.08%) DV Cleared
6 59 (16.67%) Finance
6 59 (16.67%) ITIL
7 58 (16.38%) MS Excel
8 52 (14.69%) Project Management
9 51 (14.41%) Agile Software Development
10 50 (14.12%) Stakeholder Management
11 46 (12.99%) Cisco
12 43 (12.15%) VMware
13 41 (11.58%) SLA
14 38 (10.73%) Citrix
14 38 (10.73%) Office 365
15 37 (10.45%) SQL
15 37 (10.45%) SQL Server
15 37 (10.45%) Migration
15 37 (10.45%) Windows 7
16 36 (10.17%) Oracle
17 35 (9.89%) HP
18 34 (9.60%) Service Management
18 34 (9.60%) Service Delivery
19 31 (8.76%) SAP
19 31 (8.76%) .NET
19 31 (8.76%) HTML
19 31 (8.76%) Content Management
20 30 (8.47%) VMware Infrastructure
21 28 (7.91%) SCCM

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

For the 6 months to 2 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 66 (18.64%) SharePoint
2 23 (6.50%) SharePoint 2010
2 23 (6.50%) SharePoint 2013
3 18 (5.08%) Documentum
4 13 (3.67%) Alfresco
5 10 (2.82%) WebLogic
6 9 (2.54%) MS Exchange
7 8 (2.26%) Office Communications Server
7 8 (2.26%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
8 7 (1.98%) IBM Notes
9 6 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2013
10 5 (1.41%) Oracle Application Server
11 4 (1.13%) Lync
11 4 (1.13%) Exchange Server 2010
12 2 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2000
12 2 (0.56%) WebSphere
12 2 (0.56%) CMS
13 1 (0.28%) Oracle Workflow
13 1 (0.28%) WebSphere Application Server
13 1 (0.28%) JBoss
Applications
1 58 (16.38%) MS Excel
2 21 (5.93%) InfoPath
3 15 (4.24%) MS Office
4 1 (0.28%) PowerPivot
4 1 (0.28%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 16 (4.52%) SAP FI
1 16 (4.52%) SAP FI/CO
1 16 (4.52%) SAP CO
2 10 (2.82%) Oracle Applications
3 7 (1.98%) Oracle EBS
3 7 (1.98%) Dynamics CRM
4 5 (1.41%) Oracle EBS R12
4 5 (1.41%) Oracle 11i
5 4 (1.13%) SAP BPC
6 3 (0.85%) SAP FSCM
7 2 (0.56%) SAP HR
7 2 (0.56%) SAP Payroll
8 1 (0.28%) HFM
8 1 (0.28%) Scribe Insight
8 1 (0.28%) Magento
8 1 (0.28%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 38 (10.73%) Office 365
2 3 (0.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.28%) Yammer
3 1 (0.28%) Scribe Online
3 1 (0.28%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 22 (6.21%) Firewall
2 20 (5.65%) Network Security
3 10 (2.82%) LAN
4 9 (2.54%) WAN
4 9 (2.54%) DNS
4 9 (2.54%) VLAN
5 8 (2.26%) Wireshark
5 8 (2.26%) SAN
5 8 (2.26%) HTTP
6 6 (1.69%) Unified Communications
7 5 (1.41%) DHCP
8 4 (1.13%) TCP/IP
8 4 (1.13%) Wireless
8 4 (1.13%) Intrusion Detection
9 3 (0.85%) Internet
9 3 (0.85%) PABX
10 2 (0.56%) NAS
11 1 (0.28%) NetScaler
11 1 (0.28%) Cisco ASA
11 1 (0.28%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (10.45%) SQL Server
2 17 (4.80%) Oracle Database
3 13 (3.67%) Oracle Database 11g
4 12 (3.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 10 (2.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 10 (2.82%) Oracle Database 10g
6 9 (2.54%) SQL Server 2008
6 9 (2.54%) Relational Database
7 8 (2.26%) RDBMS
8 7 (1.98%) Oracle9i Database
8 7 (1.98%) Data Warehouse
8 7 (1.98%) SQL Server 2005
9 5 (1.41%) QlikView
9 5 (1.41%) Oracle Database 12c
9 5 (1.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 4 (1.13%) Oracle Reports
10 4 (1.13%) Oracle8/8i Database
11 3 (0.85%) SQL Server 2012
12 2 (0.56%) SAP BW
13 1 (0.28%) Essbase
Development Applications
1 21 (5.93%) Visual Studio
2 9 (2.54%) MSI
2 9 (2.54%) InstallShield
3 7 (1.98%) Metasploit
4 4 (1.13%) Moq
5 1 (0.28%) Eclipse RCP
5 1 (0.28%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.28%) Eclipse
General
1 59 (16.67%) Finance
2 17 (4.80%) Manufacturing
3 14 (3.95%) General Ledger
4 11 (3.11%) Legal
5 7 (1.98%) Law
5 7 (1.98%) Banking
5 7 (1.98%) Retail
6 6 (1.69%) Local Government
6 6 (1.69%) Marketing
6 6 (1.69%) Telecoms
7 4 (1.13%) Aerospace
8 2 (0.56%) Back Office
9 1 (0.28%) Electronics
9 1 (0.28%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 64 (18.08%) Architect
2 49 (13.84%) Analyst
3 44 (12.43%) Consultant
4 37 (10.45%) Project Manager
5 22 (6.21%) Network Engineer
6 19 (5.37%) Developer
6 19 (5.37%) SAP Consultant
7 17 (4.80%) SharePoint Architect
8 16 (4.52%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
9 15 (4.24%) Administrator
9 15 (4.24%) DBA
10 13 (3.67%) Solutions Architect
10 13 (3.67%) Junior
10 13 (3.67%) SAP Support
10 13 (3.67%) SharePoint Solutions Architect
11 12 (3.39%) Designer
11 12 (3.39%) SharePoint Designer
11 12 (3.39%) Citrix Architect
11 12 (3.39%) Support Engineer
12 11 (3.11%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (8.76%) HTML
1 31 (8.76%) .NET
2 26 (7.34%) CSS
3 22 (6.21%) HTML5
4 21 (5.93%) XSLT
5 7 (1.98%) jQuery
6 6 (1.69%) Middleware
6 6 (1.69%) J2EE
7 5 (1.41%) ASP.NET
7 5 (1.41%) JSP
7 5 (1.41%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (1.13%) SignalR
8 4 (1.13%) ASP.NET Web API
9 3 (0.85%) Oracle Fusion
10 2 (0.56%) Web Services
10 2 (0.56%) Spring
11 1 (0.28%) JSF
11 1 (0.28%) Ajax
11 1 (0.28%) Java EE
11 1 (0.28%) SWT
Miscellaneous
1 16 (4.52%) Data Centre
2 15 (4.24%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (2.82%) Clustering
3 10 (2.82%) Management Information System
4 9 (2.54%) Blackberry
5 7 (1.98%) RMADS
5 7 (1.98%) Video Conferencing
6 4 (1.13%) Replication
7 3 (0.85%) Mathematics
7 3 (0.85%) Client/Server
7 3 (0.85%) Computer Science
7 3 (0.85%) User Experience
8 2 (0.56%) Mobile App
8 2 (0.56%) Life Science
8 2 (0.56%) EMC VNX
8 2 (0.56%) N-Tier
8 2 (0.56%) CESG
8 2 (0.56%) Physics
8 2 (0.56%) HP Superdome
9 1 (0.28%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 79 (22.32%) Windows
2 37 (10.45%) Windows 7
3 20 (5.65%) UNIX
4 18 (5.08%) AIX
4 18 (5.08%) Solaris
5 12 (3.39%) Linux
6 8 (2.26%) Windows XP
6 8 (2.26%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (1.98%) Windows 8
8 6 (1.69%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (1.69%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (0.85%) SUSE
9 3 (0.85%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 2 (0.56%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (16.67%) ITIL
2 52 (14.69%) Project Management
3 51 (14.41%) Agile Software Development
4 50 (14.12%) Stakeholder Management
5 37 (10.45%) Migration
6 34 (9.60%) Service Management
6 34 (9.60%) Service Delivery
7 31 (8.76%) Content Management
8 28 (7.91%) Document Management
9 23 (6.50%) Scrum
10 21 (5.93%) Business Analysis
11 20 (5.65%) ITSM
11 20 (5.65%) Critical Success Factor
12 17 (4.80%) Business Intelligence
13 16 (4.52%) PRINCE2
13 16 (4.52%) Technical Architecture
14 15 (4.24%) Risk Management
15 14 (3.95%) Validation
15 14 (3.95%) CRM
15 14 (3.95%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 37 (10.45%) SQL
2 11 (3.11%) C
3 9 (2.54%) Java
4 7 (1.98%) JavaScript
4 7 (1.98%) VBScript
5 5 (1.41%) C#
5 5 (1.41%) T-SQL
6 4 (1.13%) VBA
7 3 (0.85%) VB
7 3 (0.85%) PowerShell
8 2 (0.56%) Shell Script
8 2 (0.56%) C++
8 2 (0.56%) Perl
9 1 (0.28%) PHP
9 1 (0.28%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.28%) ABAP
9 1 (0.28%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 247 (69.77%) SC Cleared
2 64 (18.08%) DV Cleared
3 26 (7.34%) Degree
4 22 (6.21%) Cisco Certification
4 22 (6.21%) Microsoft Certification
5 19 (5.37%) CCNA
6 12 (3.39%) CCNP
7 11 (3.11%) CCA
7 11 (3.11%) MCP
7 11 (3.11%) MCSE
8 10 (2.82%) Citrix Certification
8 10 (2.82%) CISSP
8 10 (2.82%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 10 (2.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 8 (2.26%) CCEA
9 8 (2.26%) CCIE
9 8 (2.26%) MCSD
10 6 (1.69%) A+ Certification
10 6 (1.69%) CISM
10 6 (1.69%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (11.58%) SLA
2 6 (1.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (1.41%) JSP 440
4 3 (0.85%) IEC 61508
4 3 (0.85%) ISO 9000
4 3 (0.85%) TickIT
5 1 (0.28%) COBIT
5 1 (0.28%) QA
System Software
1 30 (8.47%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (5.08%) XenApp
3 14 (3.95%) XenDesktop
4 12 (3.39%) Microsoft App-V
5 11 (3.11%) Active Directory
6 9 (2.54%) Hyper-V
7 8 (2.26%) Oracle RAC
8 4 (1.13%) XenServer
8 4 (1.13%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (0.85%) Terminal Services
10 2 (0.56%) Samba
10 2 (0.56%) VMware Server
10 2 (0.56%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 28 (7.91%) SCCM
2 10 (2.82%) Oracle RMAN
2 10 (2.82%) Data Guard
3 9 (2.54%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 7 (1.98%) OpenView
4 7 (1.98%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 7 (1.98%) NetBackup
4 7 (1.98%) Nessus
5 6 (1.69%) Nmap
6 5 (1.41%) HP Quality Center
7 3 (0.85%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 3 (0.85%) SCOM
7 3 (0.85%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 107 (30.23%) Microsoft
2 46 (12.99%) Cisco
3 43 (12.15%) VMware
4 38 (10.73%) Citrix
5 36 (10.17%) Oracle
6 35 (9.89%) HP
7 31 (8.76%) SAP
8 28 (7.91%) Juniper
9 25 (7.06%) EMC
10 22 (6.21%) IBM
11 15 (4.24%) CheckPoint
12 13 (3.67%) AppSense
12 13 (3.67%) OpenText
13 10 (2.82%) Blue Coat
13 10 (2.82%) Symantec
13 10 (2.82%) F5
14 8 (2.26%) Capita
15 7 (1.98%) Lotus
15 7 (1.98%) Veeam
15 7 (1.98%) Riverbed
Warrington, Cheshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum plus 5% flexile Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
The People Network
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 20,000 - 25000 + excellent benefits and training
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Blackpool
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
North West
Vodafone
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £65,000 D.O.E.
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
NES IT
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Warrington
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Competitive Salary + Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Cumbria
Capita - ITMS
Salary: £7000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Cumbria
Capita - ITMS
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Liverpool
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Cumbria
Capita - ITMS
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + + Benefits + Overtime + Bonus
Posted: 13 days ago
Cumbria
Capita - ITMS
Salary: £7000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Whitehaven
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum + car and bonus
Posted: 14 days ago
Cumbria
Capita - ITMS
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago