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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Clearance
Rank 71 133 120
Rank change year-on-year
+62 -13
Permanent jobs citing Security Cleared 243 116 144
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 3.31% 1.62% 1.91%
As % of the Qualifications category 14.47% 7.10% 7.43%
Number of salaries quoted 162 77 119
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,600 £30,100 £28,700
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £57,100
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+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
1679 1633 1938
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 22.87% 22.82% 25.73%
Number of salaries quoted 1283 1384 1646
Average salary £36,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,100 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +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 20 August 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 20 August 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 +42 110 £46,500 +16.25% 16
Cheshire +15 83 £45,000 - 10
Cumbria +14 28 £42,500 +66.66% 5
Merseyside +5 7 £35,000 -36.36% 5
Lancashire +1 6 £42,500 - 5
Security Cleared
England

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 20 August 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.

1 219 (51.77%) SC Cleared
2 142 (33.57%) Finance
3 87 (20.57%) Retail
4 84 (19.86%) Windows
5 81 (19.15%) Oracle
6 76 (17.97%) Telecoms
7 69 (16.31%) ITIL
7 69 (16.31%) Microsoft
8 67 (15.84%) Fujitsu
9 58 (13.71%) SQL
10 54 (12.77%) SAP
11 45 (10.64%) MS Excel
11 45 (10.64%) Service Management
11 45 (10.64%) Juniper
12 44 (10.40%) Business Intelligence
13 41 (9.69%) CheckPoint
14 38 (8.98%) Cisco
14 38 (8.98%) Network Security
15 37 (8.75%) Firewall
16 36 (8.51%) ABAP
17 34 (8.04%) Change Management
18 33 (7.80%) Service Delivery
18 33 (7.80%) Active Directory
18 33 (7.80%) Citrix
19 32 (7.57%) SQL Server
19 32 (7.57%) Windows 7
20 31 (7.33%) CRM
21 29 (6.86%) Java
21 29 (6.86%) Stakeholder Management
22 28 (6.62%) Linux

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

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 19 (4.49%) SharePoint
2 13 (3.07%) SAP Portal
3 12 (2.84%) Lync
3 12 (2.84%) MS Exchange
4 10 (2.36%) WebLogic
4 10 (2.36%) Exchange Server 2010
4 10 (2.36%) Confluence
5 9 (2.13%) SAP EP
5 9 (2.13%) NetWeaver
6 7 (1.65%) SAS
6 7 (1.65%) SharePoint Server
7 6 (1.42%) Exchange Server 2013
8 5 (1.18%) Oracle Workflow
8 5 (1.18%) WordPress
9 3 (0.71%) WebLogic Portal
9 3 (0.71%) CMS
10 2 (0.47%) IIS
10 2 (0.47%) Office Communications Server
10 2 (0.47%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.24%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 45 (10.64%) MS Excel
2 25 (5.91%) MS Office
3 8 (1.89%) MS Project
4 4 (0.95%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.24%) SPSS
5 1 (0.24%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.24%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.24%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 25 (5.91%) Oracle EBS
2 21 (4.96%) SAP MM
3 19 (4.49%) Hyperion Planning
4 17 (4.02%) SAP CRM
5 15 (3.55%) HFM
5 15 (3.55%) SAP SD
6 13 (3.07%) SAP FI
6 13 (3.07%) SAP FI/CO
6 13 (3.07%) SAP CO
6 13 (3.07%) Oracle EBS R12
7 11 (2.60%) SAP WM
7 11 (2.60%) Oracle Applications
8 9 (2.13%) SAP HR
8 9 (2.13%) Oracle iProcurement
9 8 (1.89%) SAP SCM
9 8 (1.89%) SAP SRM
9 8 (1.89%) SAP APO
10 7 (1.65%) Oracle ERP
11 6 (1.42%) Magento
11 6 (1.42%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.42%) Office 365
2 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 38 (8.98%) Network Security
2 37 (8.75%) Firewall
3 21 (4.96%) TCP/IP
4 17 (4.02%) SSL
5 15 (3.55%) Intrusion Detection
6 13 (3.07%) VPN
6 13 (3.07%) LAN
7 10 (2.36%) WAN
8 9 (2.13%) AMQP
9 8 (1.89%) Junos
9 8 (1.89%) DNS
9 8 (1.89%) DHCP
10 7 (1.65%) HTTP
10 7 (1.65%) HTTPS
10 7 (1.65%) Wireless
10 7 (1.65%) SAN
11 6 (1.42%) MPLS
11 6 (1.42%) Unified Communications
12 5 (1.18%) VLAN
13 4 (0.95%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (7.57%) SQL Server
2 22 (5.20%) Data Warehouse
3 21 (4.96%) Essbase
4 18 (4.26%) Oracle Database
5 17 (4.02%) Relational Database
5 17 (4.02%) RDBMS
6 14 (3.31%) Oracle BI EE
7 11 (2.60%) SAP BW
8 10 (2.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 9 (2.13%) MS Access
9 9 (2.13%) Oracle BI Publisher
10 8 (1.89%) SAP BI
11 7 (1.65%) Oracle Reports
11 7 (1.65%) MySQL
11 7 (1.65%) SQL Server 2008
12 6 (1.42%) Hyperion Smart View
12 6 (1.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 6 (1.42%) Oracle Database 11g
13 5 (1.18%) SQL Server 2005
14 3 (0.71%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 16 (3.78%) JIRA
2 11 (2.60%) JUnit
2 11 (2.60%) Visual Studio
3 9 (2.13%) Eclipse
3 9 (2.13%) Mercurial
3 9 (2.13%) Gradle
4 8 (1.89%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (1.65%) Talend Open Studio
5 7 (1.65%) LoadRunner
6 5 (1.18%) Selenium
6 5 (1.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 5 (1.18%) Subversion
6 5 (1.18%) QuickTest Pro
7 4 (0.95%) Toad
7 4 (0.95%) Git (software)
8 2 (0.47%) SilkPerformer
8 2 (0.47%) ClearCase
8 2 (0.47%) Rational DOORS
9 1 (0.24%) Ant
9 1 (0.24%) Oracle Forms
General
1 142 (33.57%) Finance
2 87 (20.57%) Retail
3 76 (17.97%) Telecoms
4 16 (3.78%) Marketing
5 8 (1.89%) Greek Language
5 8 (1.89%) Polish Language
5 8 (1.89%) Manufacturing
5 8 (1.89%) Back Office
6 7 (1.65%) Automotive
7 6 (1.42%) Aerospace
7 6 (1.42%) Billing
7 6 (1.42%) Banking
8 3 (0.71%) General Ledger
8 3 (0.71%) Military
9 2 (0.47%) Electronics
10 1 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.24%) Legal
Job Titles
1 86 (20.33%) Consultant
2 80 (18.91%) Developer
3 42 (9.93%) Analyst
4 32 (7.57%) SAP Consultant
5 23 (5.44%) Architect
6 19 (4.49%) Hyperion Consultant
7 18 (4.26%) SAP Developer
8 16 (3.78%) Oracle Consultant
8 16 (3.78%) Senior Consultant
9 15 (3.55%) Network Engineer
9 15 (3.55%) Tester
9 15 (3.55%) Security Specialist
10 14 (3.31%) Software Developer
11 13 (3.07%) Junior
11 13 (3.07%) Integration Consultant
11 13 (3.07%) NOC Engineer
11 13 (3.07%) Data Consultant
11 13 (3.07%) Data Integration Consultant
12 12 (2.84%) Project Manager
12 12 (2.84%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (5.91%) HTML
2 23 (5.44%) CSS
3 22 (5.20%) .NET
4 21 (4.96%) SAP Smart Forms
4 21 (4.96%) BAPI
5 16 (3.78%) ASP.NET
6 15 (3.55%) Middleware
7 14 (3.31%) Web Services
7 14 (3.31%) ASP.NET MVC
8 13 (3.07%) Java EE
8 13 (3.07%) XML
9 12 (2.84%) Web Dynpro
9 12 (2.84%) SAP ALE
9 12 (2.84%) .NET Framework
10 10 (2.36%) jQuery
10 10 (2.36%) J2EE
10 10 (2.36%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 9 (2.13%) EJB
11 9 (2.13%) JMS
11 9 (2.13%) SAP Business Workflow
Miscellaneous
1 24 (5.67%) Management Information System
2 22 (5.20%) Data Integration
3 8 (1.89%) Client/Server
4 7 (1.65%) SecurID
4 7 (1.65%) RMADS
5 6 (1.42%) Mobile App
5 6 (1.42%) Blackberry
6 5 (1.18%) Replication
6 5 (1.18%) Open Source
7 4 (0.95%) CESG
8 3 (0.71%) Inversion of Control
8 3 (0.71%) Computer Science
8 3 (0.71%) CMDB
8 3 (0.71%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.47%) Human Factors
9 2 (0.47%) Embedded Systems
9 2 (0.47%) Data Extraction
9 2 (0.47%) CESG CLAS
9 2 (0.47%) Clustering
9 2 (0.47%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 84 (19.86%) Windows
2 32 (7.57%) Windows 7
3 28 (6.62%) Linux
4 27 (6.38%) Windows Server 2008
5 19 (4.49%) Windows Server 2012
6 17 (4.02%) Windows Server 2003
6 17 (4.02%) UNIX
7 9 (2.13%) Windows XP
7 9 (2.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (1.42%) Solaris
9 2 (0.47%) AIX
9 2 (0.47%) Mac OS X
9 2 (0.47%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.47%) VxWorks
9 2 (0.47%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.24%) Android
10 1 (0.24%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.24%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.24%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (16.31%) ITIL
2 45 (10.64%) Service Management
3 44 (10.40%) Business Intelligence
4 34 (8.04%) Change Management
5 33 (7.80%) Service Delivery
6 31 (7.33%) CRM
7 29 (6.86%) Stakeholder Management
8 27 (6.38%) Migration
9 26 (6.15%) Incident Management
10 25 (5.91%) Project Management
11 24 (5.67%) Time Management
12 23 (5.44%) Data Management
13 22 (5.20%) OO
14 21 (4.96%) Scrum
15 20 (4.73%) Agile Software Development
15 20 (4.73%) PRINCE2
16 19 (4.49%) Quality Management
17 18 (4.26%) TDD
17 18 (4.26%) Logistics
18 17 (4.02%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 58 (13.71%) SQL
2 36 (8.51%) ABAP
3 29 (6.86%) Java
4 27 (6.38%) JavaScript
5 25 (5.91%) C#
6 17 (4.02%) C
7 13 (3.07%) Python
7 13 (3.07%) SAPscript
8 12 (2.84%) C++
9 10 (2.36%) PowerShell
10 9 (2.13%) Ada
11 8 (1.89%) VB
11 8 (1.89%) PHP
12 7 (1.65%) VBScript
13 6 (1.42%) T-SQL
14 5 (1.18%) Perl
15 3 (0.71%) VBA
16 2 (0.47%) VB.NET
16 2 (0.47%) PL/SQL
16 2 (0.47%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 219 (51.77%) SC Cleared
2 24 (5.67%) Degree
3 17 (4.02%) ISEB
3 17 (4.02%) CISSP
4 14 (3.31%) Citrix Certification
4 14 (3.31%) CTC Cleared
5 13 (3.07%) ISTQB
6 12 (2.84%) Cisco Certification
6 12 (2.84%) DV Cleared
7 11 (2.60%) Microsoft Certification
8 10 (2.36%) ITIL Certification
9 9 (2.13%) CCNA
9 9 (2.13%) SSCP
9 9 (2.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 8 (1.89%) CEH
11 7 (1.65%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 7 (1.65%) MCSE
12 6 (1.42%) CCA
13 5 (1.18%) MCP
14 4 (0.95%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (4.96%) QA
2 20 (4.73%) Data Quality
3 16 (3.78%) SLA
4 10 (2.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.95%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 1 (0.24%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 33 (7.80%) Active Directory
2 14 (3.31%) Oracle RAC
3 13 (3.07%) Snort
3 13 (3.07%) XenApp
4 12 (2.84%) XenDesktop
5 11 (2.60%) Hyper-V
6 10 (2.36%) VMware Infrastructure
7 8 (1.89%) Oracle RMAN
7 8 (1.89%) Microsoft App-V
8 4 (0.95%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.47%) GPFS
9 2 (0.47%) VMware ESX
9 2 (0.47%) VMware Workstation
10 1 (0.24%) Xen
10 1 (0.24%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 1 (0.24%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 15 (3.55%) SCCM
2 14 (3.31%) SCOM
3 13 (3.07%) Nessus
3 13 (3.07%) McAfee ePO
3 13 (3.07%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 9 (2.13%) SolarWinds Orion
4 9 (2.13%) HP Quality Center
5 7 (1.65%) Data Guard
5 7 (1.65%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 7 (1.65%) Oracle EDQ
6 6 (1.42%) SCVMM
6 6 (1.42%) FortiGate
7 5 (1.18%) SCDPM
7 5 (1.18%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 2 (0.47%) NetBackup
8 2 (0.47%) ServiceCenter
8 2 (0.47%) OpenView
9 1 (0.24%) MIMEsweeper
9 1 (0.24%) WSUS
9 1 (0.24%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 81 (19.15%) Oracle
2 69 (16.31%) Microsoft
3 67 (15.84%) Fujitsu
4 54 (12.77%) SAP
5 45 (10.64%) Juniper
6 41 (9.69%) CheckPoint
7 38 (8.98%) Cisco
8 33 (7.80%) Citrix
9 25 (5.91%) Hyperion
10 23 (5.44%) VMware
11 17 (4.02%) Symantec
12 16 (3.78%) McAfee
13 15 (3.55%) Websense
13 15 (3.55%) Blue Coat
13 15 (3.55%) HP
13 15 (3.55%) IronPort
14 13 (3.07%) Qualys
14 13 (3.07%) Splunk
14 13 (3.07%) Lumension
14 13 (3.07%) Becrypt
Chester, Cheshire
LA International
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £500 - £530 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
Preston, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bolton, Lancashire
Access Computer Consulting Plc
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Steria Recruitment Limited
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Steria
Salary: From £50,000 to £58,000 per annum plus Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
North West
Vertical IT
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + bonus and package
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Steria
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Runcorn
QA Apprenticeships
Salary: £11,992.24 per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
LA International
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Steria
Salary: From £22,500 to £25,000 per annum Good salary and flexible benefits sc
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Steria
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + Flexible Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Warrington
Real Staffing
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + car allowance, bonus, benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + car allowance, bonus, benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Whitehaven, Cumbria
Search Consultancy
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + bonus and pension
Posted: 6 days ago
Cumbria
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £0.00 - £1 per annum + Competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Cumbria
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £0.00 - £1 per annum + Competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Cumbria
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £0.00 - £1 per annum + Competitive
Posted: 7 days ago