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

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Clearance
Rank 89 79 95
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +16
Permanent jobs citing Security Cleared 182 229 200
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.75% 3.28% 2.73%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.08% 13.24% 11.25%
Number of salaries quoted 138 134 105
Average salary £50,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £59,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £46,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+9.41% +3.65%
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
1806 1729 1778
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 27.26% 24.80% 24.31%
Number of salaries quoted 1414 1369 1434
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 30 March 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 30 March 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
Manchester -14 60 £49,000 +40.00% 8
Cheshire -27 53 £45,000 +20.00% 5
Cumbria +10 33 £72,500 +222.22% 10
Merseyside +32 21 £60,000 +60.00%
Lancashire -14 11 £34,000 -15.00% 7
Security Cleared
England

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 March 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.

1 287 (69.66%) SC Cleared
2 122 (29.61%) Microsoft
3 106 (25.73%) Finance
4 92 (22.33%) MS Excel
5 82 (19.90%) Windows
6 80 (19.42%) ITIL
7 63 (15.29%) Stakeholder Management
8 52 (12.62%) SharePoint
9 48 (11.65%) Cisco
9 48 (11.65%) Service Management
10 47 (11.41%) SAP
11 45 (10.92%) PRINCE2
12 44 (10.68%) HP
13 43 (10.44%) DV Cleared
14 42 (10.19%) MS Office
14 42 (10.19%) SQL
15 39 (9.47%) Oracle
15 39 (9.47%) SQL Server
15 39 (9.47%) Juniper
16 38 (9.22%) SLA
16 38 (9.22%) Agile Software Development
17 35 (8.50%) Firewall
18 34 (8.25%) Migration
18 34 (8.25%) VMware
18 34 (8.25%) Microsoft Certification
19 33 (8.01%) Banking
20 31 (7.52%) Project Management
20 31 (7.52%) People Management
21 30 (7.28%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
22 29 (7.04%) Incident Management

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

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 52 (12.62%) SharePoint
2 21 (5.10%) IBM Notes
3 17 (4.13%) MS Exchange
4 13 (3.16%) SharePoint 2013
5 12 (2.91%) SharePoint 2010
6 9 (2.18%) Lync
6 9 (2.18%) Exchange Server 2013
6 9 (2.18%) Documentum
7 8 (1.94%) WebLogic
7 8 (1.94%) Exchange Server 2010
8 7 (1.70%) Alfresco
8 7 (1.70%) Office Communications Server
8 7 (1.70%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
9 4 (0.97%) Oracle Service Bus
10 3 (0.73%) SAP Portal
11 2 (0.49%) SAP EP
11 2 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2000
11 2 (0.49%) Apache
11 2 (0.49%) Tomcat
11 2 (0.49%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 92 (22.33%) MS Excel
2 42 (10.19%) MS Office
3 8 (1.94%) InfoPath
4 3 (0.73%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.49%) PowerPivot
6 1 (0.24%) Windchill
6 1 (0.24%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.24%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 17 (4.13%) SAP FI
1 17 (4.13%) SAP FI/CO
1 17 (4.13%) SAP CO
2 11 (2.67%) Oracle EBS
3 10 (2.43%) SAP HR
4 8 (1.94%) SAP Payroll
5 7 (1.70%) Dynamics CRM
5 7 (1.70%) Oracle EBS R12
6 3 (0.73%) SAP HCM
6 3 (0.73%) Oracle BPM
6 3 (0.73%) SAP Retail
6 3 (0.73%) Oracle Financials
6 3 (0.73%) Oracle 11i
7 2 (0.49%) Oracle Applications
7 2 (0.49%) SAP FSCM
7 2 (0.49%) SAP BPC
8 1 (0.24%) Magento
8 1 (0.24%) SAP CRM
8 1 (0.24%) SAP QM
8 1 (0.24%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 26 (6.31%) Office 365
2 6 (1.46%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.49%) Yammer
4 1 (0.24%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 35 (8.50%) Firewall
2 26 (6.31%) Network Security
3 13 (3.16%) Broadband
4 9 (2.18%) LAN
4 9 (2.18%) WAN
4 9 (2.18%) FirePass
4 9 (2.18%) Junos
5 8 (1.94%) Unified Communications
5 8 (1.94%) VLAN
6 7 (1.70%) Intrusion Detection
7 6 (1.46%) Wireless
8 5 (1.21%) Wireshark
8 5 (1.21%) TCP/IP
8 5 (1.21%) DNS
9 4 (0.97%) SSL
10 3 (0.73%) PABX
11 2 (0.49%) OpenLDAP
11 2 (0.49%) VPN
11 2 (0.49%) SMTP
11 2 (0.49%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (9.47%) SQL Server
2 19 (4.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 19 (4.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 19 (4.61%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (2.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 7 (1.70%) Oracle Database 11g
4 7 (1.70%) Oracle Database
4 7 (1.70%) Relational Database
4 7 (1.70%) SQL Server 2005
4 7 (1.70%) Oracle Database 10g
4 7 (1.70%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (1.21%) RDBMS
6 4 (0.97%) Oracle Discoverer
6 4 (0.97%) Oracle Reports
6 4 (0.97%) Essbase
6 4 (0.97%) Oracle BI EE
6 4 (0.97%) Oracle Exadata
7 3 (0.73%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (0.73%) Crystal Reports
8 2 (0.49%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 13 (3.16%) Visual Studio
2 4 (0.97%) Moq
2 4 (0.97%) Metasploit
3 3 (0.73%) Oracle Forms
3 3 (0.73%) LSMW
4 1 (0.24%) JIRA
4 1 (0.24%) Selenium
4 1 (0.24%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (0.24%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.24%) NUnit
4 1 (0.24%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.24%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.24%) Ant
4 1 (0.24%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.24%) Eclipse RCP
4 1 (0.24%) SpecFlow
General
1 106 (25.73%) Finance
2 33 (8.01%) Banking
3 29 (7.04%) Retail
4 17 (4.13%) Back Office
5 15 (3.64%) Legal
6 14 (3.40%) General Ledger
7 13 (3.16%) Marketing
7 13 (3.16%) Manufacturing
8 12 (2.91%) Local Government
8 12 (2.91%) Law
9 6 (1.46%) Telecoms
10 5 (1.21%) Aerospace
11 2 (0.49%) Billing
12 1 (0.24%) Electronics
12 1 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.24%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 71 (17.23%) Analyst
2 70 (16.99%) Consultant
3 56 (13.59%) Project Manager
4 53 (12.86%) Architect
5 41 (9.95%) Developer
6 37 (8.98%) SAP Consultant
7 24 (5.83%) IT Project Manager
8 22 (5.34%) Service Desk Analyst
8 22 (5.34%) Service Analyst
8 22 (5.34%) Network Engineer
9 19 (4.61%) Applications Manager
10 17 (4.13%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
11 16 (3.88%) Network Security Engineer
11 16 (3.88%) Support Analyst
11 16 (3.88%) Security Engineer
12 15 (3.64%) Senior Manager
12 15 (3.64%) Senior Project Manager
13 14 (3.40%) SAP Support
13 14 (3.40%) Senior IT Project Manager
14 13 (3.16%) Installation Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (5.83%) .NET
2 22 (5.34%) HTML
3 17 (4.13%) CSS
4 11 (2.67%) Web Services
4 11 (2.67%) HTML5
5 10 (2.43%) J2EE
6 9 (2.18%) XSLT
6 9 (2.18%) Middleware
7 7 (1.70%) ASP.NET
7 7 (1.70%) SAP Basis
7 7 (1.70%) jQuery
8 5 (1.21%) ASP.NET MVC
8 5 (1.21%) XML
9 4 (0.97%) EDI
9 4 (0.97%) SignalR
9 4 (0.97%) ASP.NET Web API
10 3 (0.73%) AngularJS
10 3 (0.73%) JSP
10 3 (0.73%) WPF
10 3 (0.73%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 24 (5.83%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (2.18%) User Experience
3 7 (1.70%) Replication
4 6 (1.46%) Management Information System
4 6 (1.46%) Open Source
5 5 (1.21%) Video Conferencing
6 4 (0.97%) RMADS
7 3 (0.73%) FMCG
7 3 (0.73%) Smart Meter
7 3 (0.73%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.49%) N-Tier
8 2 (0.49%) Blackberry
8 2 (0.49%) Mainframe
8 2 (0.49%) AS400
8 2 (0.49%) Clustering
8 2 (0.49%) Mathematics
8 2 (0.49%) Life Science
8 2 (0.49%) Social Media
8 2 (0.49%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (0.24%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 82 (19.90%) Windows
2 28 (6.80%) Windows 7
3 16 (3.88%) UNIX
4 14 (3.40%) Windows XP
5 13 (3.16%) Linux
6 11 (2.67%) Solaris
7 9 (2.18%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (1.70%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (1.70%) AIX
9 5 (1.21%) Windows 8
10 4 (0.97%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (0.73%) SUSE
11 3 (0.73%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 1 (0.24%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.24%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (19.42%) ITIL
2 63 (15.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 48 (11.65%) Service Management
4 45 (10.92%) PRINCE2
5 38 (9.22%) Agile Software Development
6 34 (8.25%) Migration
7 31 (7.52%) Project Management
7 31 (7.52%) People Management
8 29 (7.04%) Service Delivery
8 29 (7.04%) Incident Management
9 28 (6.80%) CRM
10 27 (6.55%) Document Management
11 25 (6.07%) Business Intelligence
12 21 (5.10%) ITSM
13 19 (4.61%) Content Management
13 19 (4.61%) Technical Architecture
14 18 (4.37%) Performance Tuning
14 18 (4.37%) ITIL V3
15 16 (3.88%) Risk Management
16 15 (3.64%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 42 (10.19%) SQL
2 27 (6.55%) Java
3 12 (2.91%) ABAP
4 11 (2.67%) JavaScript
5 9 (2.18%) C
6 8 (1.94%) C#
7 5 (1.21%) T-SQL
7 5 (1.21%) PL/SQL
7 5 (1.21%) PowerShell
8 4 (0.97%) VBA
9 3 (0.73%) VBScript
10 2 (0.49%) SAPscript
11 1 (0.24%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.24%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.24%) PHP
Qualifications
1 287 (69.66%) SC Cleared
2 43 (10.44%) DV Cleared
3 34 (8.25%) Microsoft Certification
4 30 (7.28%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 28 (6.80%) MCP
6 18 (4.37%) MCSE
7 17 (4.13%) MCDST
7 17 (4.13%) MCITP
8 15 (3.64%) Degree
9 14 (3.40%) Cisco Certification
10 13 (3.16%) CCNA
11 12 (2.91%) CISSP
11 12 (2.91%) A+ Certification
11 12 (2.91%) MOS
12 11 (2.67%) CCA
12 11 (2.67%) Citrix Certification
13 9 (2.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 8 (1.94%) CISM
14 8 (1.94%) CCNP
15 7 (1.70%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (9.22%) SLA
2 7 (1.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (0.49%) JSP 440
4 1 (0.24%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.24%) COBIT
4 1 (0.24%) QA
System Software
1 27 (6.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (4.85%) Active Directory
3 16 (3.88%) Hyper-V
4 7 (1.70%) XenApp
4 7 (1.70%) Microsoft App-V
5 6 (1.46%) XenDesktop
6 4 (0.97%) Terminal Services
7 2 (0.49%) Forefront TMG
8 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 26 (6.31%) SCCM
2 21 (5.10%) OpenView
2 21 (5.10%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 13 (3.16%) SCOM
4 9 (2.18%) FortiGate
5 8 (1.94%) SCVMM
6 7 (1.70%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 7 (1.70%) Oracle RMAN
7 6 (1.46%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 5 (1.21%) SCDPM
8 5 (1.21%) HP Quality Center
9 4 (0.97%) Backup Exec
10 3 (0.73%) Data Guard
10 3 (0.73%) Nessus
11 2 (0.49%) Nmap
11 2 (0.49%) BladeLogic
11 2 (0.49%) BMC PATROL
11 2 (0.49%) Nagios
11 2 (0.49%) Norton AntiVirus
11 2 (0.49%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 122 (29.61%) Microsoft
2 48 (11.65%) Cisco
3 47 (11.41%) SAP
4 44 (10.68%) HP
5 39 (9.47%) Juniper
5 39 (9.47%) Oracle
6 34 (8.25%) VMware
7 26 (6.31%) Citrix
8 25 (6.07%) CheckPoint
9 21 (5.10%) Lotus
10 19 (4.61%) F5
11 17 (4.13%) EMC
12 16 (3.88%) Symantec
13 10 (2.43%) McAfee
14 9 (2.18%) Fortinet
14 9 (2.18%) IBM
15 7 (1.70%) Dell
15 7 (1.70%) OpenText
16 5 (1.21%) Fujitsu
16 5 (1.21%) AppSense
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 3 hours ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 3 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Negotiable + car + bonus
Posted: 4 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Competitive Salary and package
Posted: 9 hours ago
Cumbria
Capita - ITMS
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cumbria
Capita - ITMS
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Burnley, Lancashire
Connectus
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus, Car
Posted: 3 days ago
Cumbria
Capita - ITMS
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Excellent Salary Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: competetive, bonus + more
Posted: 10 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Cumbria
Capita - ITMS
Salary: £60000 - £100000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Cumbria
Capita - ITMS
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Cumbria
Capita - ITMS
Salary: £80000 - £130000 per annum + + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 17 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Atos
Salary: excellent benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago