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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Clearance
Rank 78 109 129
Rank change year-on-year
+31 +20
Permanent jobs citing Security Cleared 231 146 164
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 3.12% 2.15% 2.06%
As % of the Qualifications category 12.91% 9.07% 8.38%
Number of salaries quoted 192 102 120
Average salary £45,000 £39,250 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.64% +4.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £27,600 £24,900
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £46,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+9.41% +6.25%
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
1789 1610 1956
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 24.19% 23.68% 24.53%
Number of salaries quoted 1500 1347 1714
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £50,000
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 18 December 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 18 December 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 +14 96 £48,750 +14.70% 15
Cheshire +9 78 £39,250 - 7
Lancashire +3 20 £45,000 +13.92% 3
Merseyside +26 19 £18,100 -45.56% 2
Cumbria +1 11 £57,500 +64.28% 3
Security Cleared
England

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 18 December 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.

1 302 (61.89%) SC Cleared
2 144 (29.51%) Finance
3 90 (18.44%) Windows
4 85 (17.42%) SAP
5 82 (16.80%) Microsoft
6 80 (16.39%) ITIL
7 76 (15.57%) Oracle
8 70 (14.34%) MS Excel
9 61 (12.50%) SQL
10 58 (11.89%) ABAP
10 58 (11.89%) Stakeholder Management
11 52 (10.66%) Retail
11 52 (10.66%) Business Intelligence
12 47 (9.63%) CRM
13 46 (9.43%) Cisco
13 46 (9.43%) Juniper
14 44 (9.02%) Firewall
14 44 (9.02%) Java
15 42 (8.61%) SQL Server
16 41 (8.40%) Incident Management
17 39 (7.99%) People Management
18 37 (7.58%) Analytical Skills
19 36 (7.38%) SLA
20 35 (7.17%) Migration
21 34 (6.97%) Service Management
22 33 (6.76%) SAP MM
22 33 (6.76%) PRINCE2
22 33 (6.76%) Banking
23 32 (6.56%) Linux
23 32 (6.56%) OO

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

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 32 (6.56%) SharePoint
2 20 (4.10%) SAP Portal
3 14 (2.87%) MS Exchange
4 13 (2.66%) NetWeaver
4 13 (2.66%) SAP EP
5 12 (2.46%) WebLogic
6 11 (2.25%) IBM Notes
6 11 (2.25%) Exchange Server 2010
7 8 (1.64%) Confluence
8 7 (1.43%) SharePoint 2010
8 7 (1.43%) Lync
8 7 (1.43%) Office Communications Server
8 7 (1.43%) CMS
9 6 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2013
10 5 (1.02%) CICS
10 5 (1.02%) WebLogic Portal
11 4 (0.82%) IIS
11 4 (0.82%) SharePoint 2013
11 4 (0.82%) Oracle Service Bus
12 3 (0.61%) WordPress
Applications
1 70 (14.34%) MS Excel
2 30 (6.15%) MS Office
3 7 (1.43%) MS Visio
4 5 (1.02%) PowerPivot
5 2 (0.41%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.41%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.41%) MS Project
6 1 (0.20%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 33 (6.76%) SAP MM
2 28 (5.74%) Oracle EBS
3 24 (4.92%) SAP CRM
3 24 (4.92%) SAP SD
4 20 (4.10%) SAP WM
5 19 (3.89%) SAP FI
5 19 (3.89%) SAP FI/CO
5 19 (3.89%) SAP CO
6 17 (3.48%) SAP HR
7 12 (2.46%) Oracle EBS R12
8 10 (2.05%) SAP SCM
8 10 (2.05%) SAP SRM
8 10 (2.05%) SAP APO
8 10 (2.05%) Oracle ERP
9 8 (1.64%) SAP Retail
10 6 (1.23%) SAP LE
10 6 (1.23%) HFM
11 5 (1.02%) RMDS
11 5 (1.02%) Oracle Applications
11 5 (1.02%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 10 (2.05%) Office 365
2 2 (0.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.20%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 44 (9.02%) Firewall
2 24 (4.92%) Network Security
3 15 (3.07%) Wireless
4 14 (2.87%) LAN
4 14 (2.87%) WAN
5 13 (2.66%) Broadband
6 9 (1.84%) SAN
6 9 (1.84%) FirePass
6 9 (1.84%) Junos
7 8 (1.64%) DNS
7 8 (1.64%) DHCP
8 7 (1.43%) AMQP
9 5 (1.02%) NAS
9 5 (1.02%) VLAN
9 5 (1.02%) MPLS
9 5 (1.02%) ISDN
9 5 (1.02%) ADSL
10 4 (0.82%) Intranet
10 4 (0.82%) Unified Communications
11 3 (0.61%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (8.61%) SQL Server
2 26 (5.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 24 (4.92%) Data Warehouse
4 22 (4.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 22 (4.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 14 (2.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 14 (2.87%) Oracle Database
6 13 (2.66%) MS Access
7 12 (2.46%) SAP BW
8 10 (2.05%) Essbase
8 10 (2.05%) SAP BI
9 9 (1.84%) SQL Server 2005
9 9 (1.84%) Oracle Database 11g
10 8 (1.64%) Oracle BI EE
11 5 (1.02%) Big Data
11 5 (1.02%) Easytrieve
11 5 (1.02%) DB2
11 5 (1.02%) Crystal Reports
12 4 (0.82%) MySQL
12 4 (0.82%) Oracle Discoverer
Development Applications
1 13 (2.66%) JIRA
2 10 (2.05%) Talend Open Studio
2 10 (2.05%) Visual Studio
3 7 (1.43%) JUnit
3 7 (1.43%) Eclipse
3 7 (1.43%) LoadRunner
3 7 (1.43%) Mercurial
3 7 (1.43%) Gradle
4 5 (1.02%) QuickTest Pro
5 4 (0.82%) Selenium
5 4 (0.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 3 (0.61%) Git (software)
6 3 (0.61%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (0.61%) Oracle Forms
7 2 (0.41%) NUnit
7 2 (0.41%) Toad
7 2 (0.41%) Subversion
7 2 (0.41%) SilkPerformer
7 2 (0.41%) Cucumber
7 2 (0.41%) SpecFlow
General
1 144 (29.51%) Finance
2 52 (10.66%) Retail
3 33 (6.76%) Banking
4 20 (4.10%) Back Office
4 20 (4.10%) Telecoms
5 15 (3.07%) Manufacturing
6 14 (2.87%) Marketing
7 11 (2.25%) Billing
8 9 (1.84%) Legal
9 8 (1.64%) Aerospace
10 7 (1.43%) General Ledger
11 6 (1.23%) Local Government
12 4 (0.82%) Law
13 2 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 96 (19.67%) Consultant
2 80 (16.39%) Developer
3 64 (13.11%) Analyst
4 57 (11.68%) SAP Consultant
5 39 (7.99%) Architect
6 36 (7.38%) Project Manager
7 19 (3.89%) Network Engineer
7 19 (3.89%) SAP Developer
8 18 (3.69%) Support Analyst
9 17 (3.48%) Network Architect
9 17 (3.48%) IT Project Manager
10 16 (3.28%) DBA
11 15 (3.07%) Service Desk Analyst
11 15 (3.07%) Service Analyst
11 15 (3.07%) Applications Manager
11 15 (3.07%) Senior Network Architect
11 15 (3.07%) Senior Architect
12 13 (2.66%) Installation Technician
12 13 (2.66%) Java Developer
13 12 (2.46%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (5.12%) Middleware
1 25 (5.12%) SAP Smart Forms
1 25 (5.12%) BAPI
2 17 (3.48%) Web Services
3 16 (3.28%) EDI
4 15 (3.07%) Web Dynpro
4 15 (3.07%) J2EE
5 14 (2.87%) .NET
6 13 (2.66%) SAP Business Workflow
7 12 (2.46%) SAP ALE
8 11 (2.25%) HTML
9 10 (2.05%) CSS
9 10 (2.05%) XML
9 10 (2.05%) JSON
10 8 (1.64%) Java EE
11 7 (1.43%) JMS
11 7 (1.43%) ASP.NET
11 7 (1.43%) EJB
12 6 (1.23%) .NET Framework
12 6 (1.23%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 37 (7.58%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (2.25%) Replication
3 8 (1.64%) User Experience
4 7 (1.43%) Mainframe
5 6 (1.23%) Computer Science
6 5 (1.02%) Open Source
6 5 (1.02%) CESG
6 5 (1.02%) CESG CLAS
6 5 (1.02%) VSAM
7 4 (0.82%) Management Information System
7 4 (0.82%) Data Integration
8 3 (0.61%) Smart Meter
8 3 (0.61%) RMADS
8 3 (0.61%) Social Media
8 3 (0.61%) Blackberry
8 3 (0.61%) Mathematics
9 2 (0.41%) Physics
9 2 (0.41%) Biotechnology
9 2 (0.41%) Human Factors
9 2 (0.41%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 90 (18.44%) Windows
2 32 (6.56%) Linux
3 27 (5.53%) Windows 7
4 24 (4.92%) Windows Server 2008
5 22 (4.51%) UNIX
6 20 (4.10%) Windows XP
7 16 (3.28%) Windows Server 2003
8 14 (2.87%) Windows Server 2012
9 13 (2.66%) Solaris
10 9 (1.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 7 (1.43%) AIX
12 2 (0.41%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.20%) CentOS
13 1 (0.20%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.20%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.20%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (16.39%) ITIL
2 58 (11.89%) Stakeholder Management
3 52 (10.66%) Business Intelligence
4 47 (9.63%) CRM
5 41 (8.40%) Incident Management
6 39 (7.99%) People Management
7 35 (7.17%) Migration
8 34 (6.97%) Service Management
9 33 (6.76%) PRINCE2
10 32 (6.56%) OO
11 28 (5.74%) Service Delivery
11 28 (5.74%) Logistics
12 27 (5.53%) Agile Software Development
13 23 (4.71%) Problem Management
14 21 (4.30%) Workflow
15 20 (4.10%) Change Management
15 20 (4.10%) Performance Tuning
16 19 (3.89%) ERP
17 17 (3.48%) Data Analysis
17 17 (3.48%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 61 (12.50%) SQL
2 58 (11.89%) ABAP
3 44 (9.02%) Java
4 17 (3.48%) JavaScript
5 15 (3.07%) SAPscript
6 11 (2.25%) C#
7 10 (2.05%) C
7 10 (2.05%) PL/SQL
8 7 (1.43%) PowerShell
9 5 (1.02%) JCL
9 5 (1.02%) COBOL
9 5 (1.02%) T-SQL
10 4 (0.82%) VBScript
10 4 (0.82%) VB
10 4 (0.82%) VBA
10 4 (0.82%) Python
10 4 (0.82%) PHP
11 3 (0.61%) Perl
12 2 (0.41%) VB.NET
12 2 (0.41%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 302 (61.89%) SC Cleared
2 25 (5.12%) Degree
3 24 (4.92%) Microsoft Certification
4 19 (3.89%) MCP
5 18 (3.69%) MCSE
5 18 (3.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 17 (3.48%) Cisco Certification
7 15 (3.07%) ISTQB
8 14 (2.87%) CCNA
8 14 (2.87%) ISEB
9 13 (2.66%) DV Cleared
9 13 (2.66%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 10 (2.05%) MCDST
10 10 (2.05%) MCITP
11 8 (1.64%) CCA
11 8 (1.64%) Citrix Certification
12 7 (1.43%) CCEA
12 7 (1.43%) MCSD
12 7 (1.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 6 (1.23%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (7.38%) SLA
2 14 (2.87%) QA
3 12 (2.46%) Data Quality
4 8 (1.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.20%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.20%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.20%) COSO
System Software
1 32 (6.56%) Active Directory
2 21 (4.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (3.69%) Hyper-V
4 7 (1.43%) XenApp
5 6 (1.23%) XenDesktop
5 6 (1.23%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (1.23%) Oracle RAC
6 5 (1.02%) Oracle RMAN
7 3 (0.61%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (0.41%) Terminal Services
8 2 (0.41%) VMware ESX
8 2 (0.41%) VMware Workstation
8 2 (0.41%) GPFS
9 1 (0.20%) Forefront TMG
9 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.20%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 20 (4.10%) SCCM
2 13 (2.66%) OpenView
3 12 (2.46%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 10 (2.05%) SCOM
4 10 (2.05%) Oracle EDQ
5 9 (1.84%) FortiGate
6 8 (1.64%) SCVMM
6 8 (1.64%) HP Quality Center
7 5 (1.02%) EdgeSight
7 5 (1.02%) SCDPM
8 4 (0.82%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 4 (0.82%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 3 (0.61%) Nagios
9 3 (0.61%) WSUS
10 2 (0.41%) ServiceCenter
10 2 (0.41%) McAfee ePO
10 2 (0.41%) Norton AntiVirus
10 2 (0.41%) MIMEsweeper
10 2 (0.41%) BladeLogic
10 2 (0.41%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 85 (17.42%) SAP
2 82 (16.80%) Microsoft
3 76 (15.57%) Oracle
4 46 (9.43%) Cisco
4 46 (9.43%) Juniper
5 29 (5.94%) VMware
6 28 (5.74%) HP
7 27 (5.53%) F5
8 22 (4.51%) CheckPoint
9 20 (4.10%) Citrix
10 16 (3.28%) Fujitsu
11 13 (2.66%) Adobe
12 12 (2.46%) Hyperion
13 11 (2.25%) Lotus
14 10 (2.05%) Talend
15 9 (1.84%) Fortinet
15 9 (1.84%) Red Hat
16 8 (1.64%) Atlassian
17 7 (1.43%) IBM
18 6 (1.23%) PeopleSoft
Chester, Cheshire
LA International
Salary: £51000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
LA International
Salary: £27000 - £34000 per annum + Application Support Analyst
Posted: 12 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Steria
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Competitive Salary and package
Posted: 13 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £24000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus, Car
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £30,000 to £85,000 per annum plus outstanding package
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Ping IT Recruitment ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Ping IT Recruitment ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
FT Select
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Negotiable depending on experience
Posted: 6 days ago
Chorley
Modis International - London
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + car allowance, pension, healthcare,
Posted: 13 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + Benfits + Bonus and more
Posted: 21 days ago
Cumbria
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago
Cumbria
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £55000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum + Bonus AND Benefits
Posted: 27 days ago