The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the North West region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Clearance
Rank 73 129 130
Rank change year-on-year
+56 +1
Permanent jobs citing Security Cleared 221 120 133
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 3.09% 1.66% 1.77%
As % of the Qualifications category 13.40% 7.17% 7.01%
Number of salaries quoted 143 78 114
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,800 £28,900 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £46,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+9.41% -
Qualifications Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1649 1674 1898
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 23.04% 23.12% 25.32%
Number of salaries quoted 1275 1405 1630
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £64,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Security Cleared
England

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 July 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 30 July 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 +27 94 £46,500 +23.17% 9
Cheshire +24 85 £37,500 -16.66% 6
Cumbria +16 22 £49,500 +94.11% 6
Lancashire +3 5 £40,000 +9.58% 4
Merseyside +3 5 £35,000 -41.66% 2
Security Cleared
England

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 226 (52.56%) SC Cleared
2 150 (34.88%) Finance
3 92 (21.40%) Retail
4 91 (21.16%) Telecoms
5 89 (20.70%) ITIL
6 83 (19.30%) Windows
7 72 (16.74%) Oracle
7 72 (16.74%) Fujitsu
8 66 (15.35%) Microsoft
9 61 (14.19%) SQL
10 56 (13.02%) Service Management
11 45 (10.47%) Juniper
12 44 (10.23%) SAP
12 44 (10.23%) CheckPoint
13 42 (9.77%) MS Excel
13 42 (9.77%) Network Security
14 41 (9.53%) Cisco
15 38 (8.84%) Business Intelligence
16 37 (8.60%) PRINCE2
17 36 (8.37%) Service Delivery
17 36 (8.37%) Change Management
17 36 (8.37%) Firewall
18 35 (8.14%) Degree
19 34 (7.91%) Stakeholder Management
19 34 (7.91%) Project Management
19 34 (7.91%) Java
19 34 (7.91%) Citrix
20 30 (6.98%) Management Information System
21 28 (6.51%) Hyperion
22 27 (6.28%) Active Directory

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 13 (3.02%) SharePoint
2 12 (2.79%) WebLogic
3 11 (2.56%) Lync
4 10 (2.33%) Confluence
4 10 (2.33%) SAP Portal
5 9 (2.09%) SAP EP
5 9 (2.09%) MS Exchange
5 9 (2.09%) NetWeaver
6 7 (1.63%) SAS
6 7 (1.63%) Exchange Server 2010
7 6 (1.40%) Exchange Server 2013
7 6 (1.40%) SharePoint Server
8 5 (1.16%) Oracle Workflow
8 5 (1.16%) WordPress
9 2 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.23%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.23%) IIS
10 1 (0.23%) WebLogic Portal
10 1 (0.23%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 42 (9.77%) MS Excel
2 24 (5.58%) MS Office
3 10 (2.33%) MS Project
4 2 (0.47%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.23%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.23%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.23%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 24 (5.58%) Oracle EBS
2 19 (4.42%) Hyperion Planning
3 15 (3.49%) HFM
4 14 (3.26%) Oracle EBS R12
4 14 (3.26%) SAP FI
4 14 (3.26%) SAP CO
4 14 (3.26%) SAP FI/CO
5 11 (2.56%) Oracle Applications
5 11 (2.56%) SAP CRM
5 11 (2.56%) SAP MM
6 9 (2.09%) SAP SD
6 9 (2.09%) Oracle iProcurement
7 6 (1.40%) Magento
7 6 (1.40%) SAP HR
8 5 (1.16%) SAP SRM
8 5 (1.16%) SAP WM
9 4 (0.93%) SAP BPC
9 4 (0.93%) SAP APO
9 4 (0.93%) SAP SCM
10 3 (0.70%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.40%) Office 365
2 2 (0.47%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 42 (9.77%) Network Security
2 36 (8.37%) Firewall
3 24 (5.58%) SSL
4 21 (4.88%) TCP/IP
5 20 (4.65%) VPN
6 15 (3.49%) Intrusion Detection
6 15 (3.49%) Junos
7 9 (2.09%) Cisco ASA
7 9 (2.09%) AMQP
8 8 (1.86%) LAN
8 8 (1.86%) HTTP
9 7 (1.63%) HTTPS
10 6 (1.40%) Unified Communications
10 6 (1.40%) SDH
11 5 (1.16%) WAN
11 5 (1.16%) Wireless
12 4 (0.93%) VoIP
13 3 (0.70%) VLAN
13 3 (0.70%) DNS
13 3 (0.70%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (5.58%) SQL Server
2 22 (5.12%) Essbase
3 18 (4.19%) Oracle Database
4 17 (3.95%) RDBMS
4 17 (3.95%) Relational Database
5 16 (3.72%) Oracle BI EE
5 16 (3.72%) Data Warehouse
6 9 (2.09%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 8 (1.86%) SAP BW
7 8 (1.86%) MySQL
7 8 (1.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 7 (1.63%) Oracle Database 11g
8 7 (1.63%) Oracle Reports
9 6 (1.40%) Hyperion Smart View
10 5 (1.16%) SAP BI
11 4 (0.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 3 (0.70%) SAS Data Integration Studio
12 3 (0.70%) SAP HANA
13 2 (0.47%) SQL Server 2008
13 2 (0.47%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 16 (3.72%) JIRA
2 12 (2.79%) JUnit
3 9 (2.09%) Visual Studio
3 9 (2.09%) Eclipse
3 9 (2.09%) Gradle
3 9 (2.09%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (2.09%) Mercurial
4 6 (1.40%) Selenium
5 5 (1.16%) Subversion
5 5 (1.16%) Git (software)
5 5 (1.16%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 4 (0.93%) Toad
6 4 (0.93%) LoadRunner
7 3 (0.70%) Talend Open Studio
8 2 (0.47%) Rational DOORS
8 2 (0.47%) JMeter
8 2 (0.47%) ClearCase
8 2 (0.47%) QuickTest Pro
9 1 (0.23%) SilkPerformer
9 1 (0.23%) Maven
General
1 150 (34.88%) Finance
2 92 (21.40%) Retail
3 91 (21.16%) Telecoms
4 14 (3.26%) Back Office
4 14 (3.26%) Marketing
5 9 (2.09%) Banking
5 9 (2.09%) Aerospace
6 8 (1.86%) Automotive
6 8 (1.86%) Greek Language
6 8 (1.86%) Polish Language
7 7 (1.63%) Manufacturing
8 4 (0.93%) General Ledger
9 3 (0.70%) Military
9 3 (0.70%) Billing
10 2 (0.47%) Legal
10 2 (0.47%) Electronics
10 2 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 77 (17.91%) Consultant
2 76 (17.67%) Developer
3 43 (10.00%) Analyst
4 23 (5.35%) SAP Consultant
5 21 (4.88%) Architect
5 21 (4.88%) Project Manager
6 19 (4.42%) Hyperion Consultant
6 19 (4.42%) Network Engineer
7 18 (4.19%) Oracle Consultant
8 15 (3.49%) Security Specialist
8 15 (3.49%) Security Engineer
8 15 (3.49%) SAP Developer
8 15 (3.49%) Tester
8 15 (3.49%) Network Security Engineer
9 14 (3.26%) Software Developer
9 14 (3.26%) Senior Consultant
10 13 (3.02%) Data Consultant
10 13 (3.02%) Integration Consultant
10 13 (3.02%) Data Integration Consultant
11 12 (2.79%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (6.28%) .NET
2 25 (5.81%) HTML
3 23 (5.35%) ASP.NET
3 23 (5.35%) CSS
4 18 (4.19%) SAP Smart Forms
4 18 (4.19%) BAPI
5 17 (3.95%) ASP.NET MVC
6 15 (3.49%) Java EE
6 15 (3.49%) Web Services
7 14 (3.26%) Middleware
8 13 (3.02%) XML
9 12 (2.79%) jQuery
9 12 (2.79%) Web Dynpro
9 12 (2.79%) .NET Framework
10 11 (2.56%) J2EE
11 10 (2.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 9 (2.09%) SAP ALE
12 9 (2.09%) JSON
12 9 (2.09%) EJB
12 9 (2.09%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 30 (6.98%) Management Information System
2 22 (5.12%) Data Integration
3 13 (3.02%) SecurID
4 8 (1.86%) Client/Server
5 6 (1.40%) RMADS
5 6 (1.40%) Mobile App
6 5 (1.16%) Blackberry
6 5 (1.16%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (1.16%) Open Source
7 4 (0.93%) CMDB
7 4 (0.93%) Computer Science
8 3 (0.70%) Human Factors
8 3 (0.70%) Data Extraction
8 3 (0.70%) Inversion of Control
9 2 (0.47%) Embedded Systems
9 2 (0.47%) SCADA
9 2 (0.47%) Biotechnology
9 2 (0.47%) Smartphone
9 2 (0.47%) PKI
9 2 (0.47%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 83 (19.30%) Windows
2 26 (6.05%) Windows 7
3 25 (5.81%) Linux
4 22 (5.12%) Windows Server 2008
5 16 (3.72%) Windows Server 2012
6 15 (3.49%) UNIX
6 15 (3.49%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (2.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (0.93%) Apple iOS
8 4 (0.93%) Solaris
8 4 (0.93%) Windows XP
9 3 (0.70%) Windows 2000
10 2 (0.47%) Android
10 2 (0.47%) VxWorks
10 2 (0.47%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.23%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.23%) Windows Phone
11 1 (0.23%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (20.70%) ITIL
2 56 (13.02%) Service Management
3 38 (8.84%) Business Intelligence
4 37 (8.60%) PRINCE2
5 36 (8.37%) Service Delivery
5 36 (8.37%) Change Management
6 34 (7.91%) Stakeholder Management
6 34 (7.91%) Project Management
7 26 (6.05%) Time Management
8 25 (5.81%) Incident Management
8 25 (5.81%) Scrum
9 24 (5.58%) Agile Software Development
10 23 (5.35%) CRM
10 23 (5.35%) Data Management
11 22 (5.12%) OO
12 20 (4.65%) TDD
13 19 (4.42%) Workflow
13 19 (4.42%) Migration
14 18 (4.19%) Quality Management
14 18 (4.19%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 61 (14.19%) SQL
2 34 (7.91%) Java
3 27 (6.28%) JavaScript
3 27 (6.28%) ABAP
4 26 (6.05%) C#
5 18 (4.19%) C
6 14 (3.26%) T-SQL
7 13 (3.02%) C++
7 13 (3.02%) Python
7 13 (3.02%) SAPscript
8 9 (2.09%) PHP
8 9 (2.09%) Ada
9 7 (1.63%) PowerShell
10 5 (1.16%) VBScript
10 5 (1.16%) VB
11 4 (0.93%) Perl
12 3 (0.70%) PL/SQL
12 3 (0.70%) VB.NET
12 3 (0.70%) Shell Script
13 2 (0.47%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 226 (52.56%) SC Cleared
2 35 (8.14%) Degree
3 17 (3.95%) CISSP
4 13 (3.02%) ISEB
4 13 (3.02%) Citrix Certification
4 13 (3.02%) CTC Cleared
5 12 (2.79%) ITIL Certification
6 11 (2.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 10 (2.33%) DV Cleared
7 10 (2.33%) ISTQB
8 9 (2.09%) SSCP
8 9 (2.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 8 (1.86%) Cisco Certification
9 8 (1.86%) Microsoft Certification
9 8 (1.86%) CEH
10 6 (1.40%) CCNA
11 5 (1.16%) CCA
11 5 (1.16%) MCP
11 5 (1.16%) CCEE
11 5 (1.16%) CCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (6.28%) QA
2 25 (5.81%) SLA
3 16 (3.72%) Data Quality
4 8 (1.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.93%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 2 (0.47%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 27 (6.28%) Active Directory
2 14 (3.26%) Oracle RAC
3 13 (3.02%) Snort
4 11 (2.56%) XenApp
5 10 (2.33%) XenDesktop
6 9 (2.09%) Oracle RMAN
6 9 (2.09%) Microsoft App-V
7 8 (1.86%) VMware Infrastructure
8 6 (1.40%) Hyper-V
9 3 (0.70%) VMware ESX
10 2 (0.47%) vSphere
11 1 (0.23%) VMware Workstation
11 1 (0.23%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 1 (0.23%) Xen
11 1 (0.23%) GPFS
11 1 (0.23%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 15 (3.49%) SCCM
2 14 (3.26%) SCOM
3 13 (3.02%) Nessus
3 13 (3.02%) McAfee ePO
3 13 (3.02%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 9 (2.09%) SolarWinds Orion
5 8 (1.86%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 7 (1.63%) Data Guard
7 6 (1.40%) HP Quality Center
7 6 (1.40%) SCVMM
7 6 (1.40%) FortiGate
8 5 (1.16%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 5 (1.16%) SCDPM
9 3 (0.70%) Oracle EDQ
10 2 (0.47%) ServiceCenter
10 2 (0.47%) OpenView
10 2 (0.47%) NetBackup
11 1 (0.23%) WSUS
11 1 (0.23%) SCSM
11 1 (0.23%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 72 (16.74%) Oracle
1 72 (16.74%) Fujitsu
2 66 (15.35%) Microsoft
3 45 (10.47%) Juniper
4 44 (10.23%) SAP
4 44 (10.23%) CheckPoint
5 41 (9.53%) Cisco
6 34 (7.91%) Citrix
7 28 (6.51%) Hyperion
8 19 (4.42%) VMware
9 17 (3.95%) Symantec
10 16 (3.72%) McAfee
10 16 (3.72%) HP
11 15 (3.49%) IronPort
11 15 (3.49%) Blue Coat
11 15 (3.49%) Websense
12 13 (3.02%) Qualys
12 13 (3.02%) Splunk
12 13 (3.02%) Lumension
12 13 (3.02%) Becrypt
Manchester, Lancashire
Ping IT Recruitment ltd
Salary: Up to £90,000 per annum 15% of salary cash/benefits package
Posted: 19 hours ago
Preston, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
North West
Experis Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + car fund + flexible benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Oldham, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
EMBS- People Transfer
Salary: £38-55,000 + Car Allowance + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum + Bonus AND Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + car allowance, bonus, benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Vodafone
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum plus EXCELLENT package and benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Red Commerce
Salary: competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Neg. dependant on exp.
Posted: 5 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
CSC
Salary: From £35 to £45 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
CSC
Salary: From £35 to £45 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
CSC
Salary: From £35 to £45 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Steria
Salary: From £50,000 to £58,000 per annum plus Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Cumbria
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £0.00 - £1 per annum + competitive salary
Posted: 15 days ago
Barrow-In-Furness
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £00 - £1 per annum + Competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
Barrow-In-Furness
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £00.00 - £1 per annum + Competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
Barrow-In-Furness
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £0.00 - £1 per annum + Competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
Manchester
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £35000.00 - £42000.00 per annum + car
Posted: 26 days ago