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 27 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Clearance
Rank 113 117 89
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -28
Permanent jobs citing Security Cleared 135 155 206
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.30% 2.36% 2.92%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.66% 9.77% 12.76%
Number of salaries quoted 92 120 132
Median salary £44,000 £32,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+35.38% -27.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £21,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £46,500
% change year-on-year
- -3.22%
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
1397 1586 1614
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 23.84% 24.11% 22.86%
Number of salaries quoted 1155 1238 1243
Median salary £42,500 £38,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.38% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £22,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%

Security Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region citing Security Cleared as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 27 July 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Cleared within the North West region over the 3 months to 27 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cumbria 0 40 £46,250 +32.14% 7
Manchester +14 38 £42,500 +41.66% 19
Merseyside +6 38 £47,500 +58.33% 2
Cheshire -1 10 £45,000 +33.33%
Lancashire +12 8 £40,000 +5.96%
Security Cleared
England

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 July 2016, IT jobs citing Security Cleared also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for Security Cleared.

1 153 (64.02%) SC Cleared
2 44 (18.41%) Microsoft
3 42 (17.57%) Degree
4 40 (16.74%) Finance
5 38 (15.90%) Project Management
5 38 (15.90%) Oracle
6 36 (15.06%) SQL
7 35 (14.64%) Windows
8 34 (14.23%) Unix
9 32 (13.39%) VMware
10 31 (12.97%) ITIL
10 31 (12.97%) Java
10 31 (12.97%) MS Excel
11 30 (12.55%) Service Delivery
12 29 (12.13%) Stakeholder Management
13 27 (11.30%) C#
14 26 (10.88%) .NET
14 26 (10.88%) QA
15 25 (10.46%) Cisco Certification
16 24 (10.04%) SLA
16 24 (10.04%) WAN
16 24 (10.04%) Linux
17 23 (9.62%) LAN
17 23 (9.62%) C++
17 23 (9.62%) Analytical Skills
18 22 (9.21%) Mentoring
18 22 (9.21%) Network Security
18 22 (9.21%) Migration
19 21 (8.79%) CCNP
19 21 (8.79%) Line Management

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 11 (4.60%) SharePoint
2 6 (2.51%) BizTalk Server
2 6 (2.51%) Oracle Service Bus
3 4 (1.67%) Skype for Business
4 3 (1.26%) WebLogic
5 2 (0.84%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.42%) ArcGIS
6 1 (0.42%) ArcSDE
6 1 (0.42%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (0.42%) CMS
6 1 (0.42%) Confluence
6 1 (0.42%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.42%) NetWeaver
6 1 (0.42%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.42%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.42%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 31 (12.97%) MS Excel
2 8 (3.35%) MS Office
3 5 (2.09%) MS Visio
3 5 (2.09%) SPSS
4 1 (0.42%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (1.67%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (1.67%) SAP HR
1 4 (1.67%) SAP Payroll
2 2 (0.84%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.42%) Dynamics GP
3 1 (0.42%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.42%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.42%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (0.42%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 24 (10.04%) WAN
2 23 (9.62%) LAN
3 22 (9.21%) Network Security
4 20 (8.37%) Firewall
5 11 (4.60%) HTTP
6 7 (2.93%) Intranet
6 7 (2.93%) SAN
7 6 (2.51%) FTP
7 6 (2.51%) HTTPS
7 6 (2.51%) SSL
7 6 (2.51%) VPN
7 6 (2.51%) Wireshark
8 5 (2.09%) NAS
8 5 (2.09%) Wi-Fi
9 4 (1.67%) LDAP
10 3 (1.26%) DNS
11 2 (0.84%) ADSL
11 2 (0.84%) DHCP
11 2 (0.84%) ISDN
11 2 (0.84%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (7.11%) SQL Server
2 11 (4.60%) Oracle Database
3 8 (3.35%) Siebel EIM
4 7 (2.93%) RDBMS
4 7 (2.93%) Relational Database
5 6 (2.51%) SQL Server 2000
5 6 (2.51%) SQL Server 2005
5 6 (2.51%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (2.51%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (2.51%) SQL Server 2014
6 5 (2.09%) IBM BigInsights
7 4 (1.67%) Oracle Database 10g
7 4 (1.67%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (0.84%) Big Data
8 2 (0.84%) GIS
8 2 (0.84%) PowerCenter
8 2 (0.84%) Spatial Data
9 1 (0.42%) Azure SQL Database
9 1 (0.42%) OrientDB
9 1 (0.42%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 14 (5.86%) Wise Package Studio
2 11 (4.60%) InstallShield
3 6 (2.51%) Metasploit
4 5 (2.09%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (1.26%) MSI
6 1 (0.42%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.42%) Bitbucket
6 1 (0.42%) JDeveloper
6 1 (0.42%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.42%) JIRA
General
1 40 (16.74%) Finance
2 7 (2.93%) Banking
3 6 (2.51%) Manufacturing
4 5 (2.09%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.67%) Aerospace
5 4 (1.67%) Law
5 4 (1.67%) Retail
6 3 (1.26%) Back Office
7 1 (0.42%) Advertising
7 1 (0.42%) Billing
7 1 (0.42%) Military
Job Titles
1 29 (12.13%) Analyst
2 27 (11.30%) Administrator
3 25 (10.46%) Consultant
4 18 (7.53%) Developer
4 18 (7.53%) Security Manager
5 16 (6.69%) Security Consultant
6 15 (6.28%) Architect
7 14 (5.86%) Applications Packager
8 13 (5.44%) IT Manager
9 12 (5.02%) Project Manager
9 12 (5.02%) Senior Consultant
9 12 (5.02%) Senior Manager
9 12 (5.02%) Senior Security Consultant
10 11 (4.60%) Infrastructure Manager
10 11 (4.60%) Infrastructure Project Manager
10 11 (4.60%) Senior Analyst
11 10 (4.18%) DBA
11 10 (4.18%) Network Engineer
11 10 (4.18%) Systems Administrator
12 9 (3.77%) Network Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (10.88%) .NET
2 11 (4.60%) Web Services
3 7 (2.93%) XML
4 6 (2.51%) J2EE
4 6 (2.51%) JMS
4 6 (2.51%) SOAP
4 6 (2.51%) WSDL
4 6 (2.51%) XSD
4 6 (2.51%) XSLT
5 5 (2.09%) HTML
6 4 (1.67%) CSS
6 4 (1.67%) WebCenter
7 3 (1.26%) ASP.NET
8 2 (0.84%) Java EE
8 2 (0.84%) SAML
8 2 (0.84%) Spring
9 1 (0.42%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (0.42%) HTML5
9 1 (0.42%) jQuery
9 1 (0.42%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 23 (9.62%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (7.53%) Blog
3 13 (5.44%) Computer Science
4 9 (3.77%) Data Centre
5 7 (2.93%) Clustering
6 6 (2.51%) Management Information System
6 6 (2.51%) VCE vBlock
6 6 (2.51%) Video Conferencing
6 6 (2.51%) Visualisation
7 4 (1.67%) Life Science
8 3 (1.26%) Celerra
8 3 (1.26%) CLARiiON
8 3 (1.26%) EMC VNX
8 3 (1.26%) Virtual Team
9 2 (0.84%) Cyberthreat
9 2 (0.84%) PMI
9 2 (0.84%) Social Media
10 1 (0.42%) iPad
10 1 (0.42%) Private Cloud
10 1 (0.42%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 35 (14.64%) Windows
2 34 (14.23%) Unix
3 24 (10.04%) Linux
4 16 (6.69%) Windows 7
5 10 (4.18%) Solaris
5 10 (4.18%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (2.51%) Windows Server
6 6 (2.51%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (1.67%) AIX
7 4 (1.67%) Windows XP
8 3 (1.26%) Windows 2000
8 3 (1.26%) Windows NT
9 1 (0.42%) OpenVMS
9 1 (0.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.42%) VMS
9 1 (0.42%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.42%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.42%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (15.90%) Project Management
2 31 (12.97%) ITIL
3 30 (12.55%) Service Delivery
4 29 (12.13%) Stakeholder Management
5 22 (9.21%) Mentoring
5 22 (9.21%) Migration
6 21 (8.79%) Line Management
7 19 (7.95%) Business Development
7 19 (7.95%) Penetration Testing
8 18 (7.53%) Ethical Hacking
8 18 (7.53%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 18 (7.53%) Vulnerability Scanning
9 17 (7.11%) Agile Software Development
10 16 (6.69%) Information Security
10 16 (6.69%) Performance Tuning
11 13 (5.44%) Continuous Improvement
11 13 (5.44%) PRINCE2
12 12 (5.02%) Cybersecurity
12 12 (5.02%) Data Migration
13 11 (4.60%) Application Discovery
Programming Languages
1 36 (15.06%) SQL
2 31 (12.97%) Java
3 27 (11.30%) C#
4 23 (9.62%) C++
5 17 (7.11%) Objective-C
5 17 (7.11%) PHP
5 17 (7.11%) VB.NET
6 16 (6.69%) Shell Script
7 12 (5.02%) PL/SQL
8 6 (2.51%) Python
8 6 (2.51%) XPath
9 5 (2.09%) Bash Shell
9 5 (2.09%) JavaScript
9 5 (2.09%) Perl
10 4 (1.67%) VB
11 3 (1.26%) C
11 3 (1.26%) VBScript
12 2 (0.84%) PowerShell
12 2 (0.84%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.42%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 153 (64.02%) SC Cleared
2 42 (17.57%) Degree
3 25 (10.46%) Cisco Certification
4 21 (8.79%) CCNP
5 18 (7.53%) CHECK Team Leader
5 18 (7.53%) CREST Certified
5 18 (7.53%) Microsoft Certification
6 17 (7.11%) CCNA
7 15 (6.28%) DV Cleared
8 13 (5.44%) MCSE
9 12 (5.02%) Cyber Scheme
9 12 (5.02%) Tigerscheme
10 11 (4.60%) MCSA
11 9 (3.77%) CISSP
12 8 (3.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 7 (2.93%) CCIE
13 7 (2.93%) CISM
14 6 (2.51%) BPSS Clearance
14 6 (2.51%) DBS Check
14 6 (2.51%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (10.88%) QA
2 24 (10.04%) SLA
3 13 (5.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (1.67%) PCI DSS
5 3 (1.26%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.42%) IEC 61508
6 1 (0.42%) ISO 9000
6 1 (0.42%) RMADS
6 1 (0.42%) TickIT
System Software
1 20 (8.37%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (7.95%) Active Directory
3 6 (2.51%) Hyper-V
4 5 (2.09%) GPFS
4 5 (2.09%) Microsoft App-V
4 5 (2.09%) XenApp
5 4 (1.67%) EMC RecoverPoint
6 3 (1.26%) Oracle RAC
6 3 (1.26%) vSphere
7 2 (0.84%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.42%) Shibboleth
8 1 (0.42%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.42%) Xen
Systems Management
1 20 (8.37%) SCCM
2 8 (3.35%) Oracle RMAN
3 5 (2.09%) Tivoli
3 5 (2.09%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 4 (1.67%) EMC NetWorker
4 4 (1.67%) WSUS
5 3 (1.26%) AppDNA
5 3 (1.26%) Microsoft Clustering
5 3 (1.26%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (0.42%) Oracle Identity Management
6 1 (0.42%) Oracle Identity Manager
6 1 (0.42%) SCOM
6 1 (0.42%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 44 (18.41%) Microsoft
2 38 (15.90%) Oracle
3 32 (13.39%) VMware
4 14 (5.86%) Citrix
5 12 (5.02%) Siebel
6 11 (4.60%) CheckPoint
7 10 (4.18%) Cisco
8 9 (3.77%) Juniper
9 8 (3.35%) Informatica
10 7 (2.93%) Capita
10 7 (2.93%) IBM
11 6 (2.51%) Brocade
11 6 (2.51%) Palo Alto
12 5 (2.09%) Intel
12 5 (2.09%) LANDesk
12 5 (2.09%) SAP
13 4 (1.67%) AppSense
13 4 (1.67%) EMC
14 3 (1.26%) BMC
14 3 (1.26%) Veritas
Barrow-In-Furness, Cumbria
FT Select
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 55,000 - 70,000
Posted: 13 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Raytheon Systems Ltd
Salary: Full Benefits package, Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Greater Manchester
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £55,000 + a lucrative package
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Barrow-In-Furness, Cumbria
FT Select
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cumbria
Capita Defence & Security Resourcing
Posted: 9 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Barrow-In-Furness, Cumbria
FT Select
Salary: From £23,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Greater Manchester
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £70,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Cumbria
Capita Defence & Security Resourcing
Posted: 12 days ago
Cumbria
Capita Defence & Security Resourcing
Posted: 12 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £48,000 per annum + on call allowance + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cumbria
Capita Defence & Security Resourcing
Posted: 12 days ago
Greater Manchester
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £70,000 - £100,000 (plus competitive package)
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000 to 70,000 + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Greater Manchester
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35,000 - £55,000 (plus generous package)
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Greater Manchester
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £48,000- £60,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Greater Manchester
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £95,000-£120,000 (Plus Lucrative Package)
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Raytheon
Posted: 27 days ago