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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Clearance
Rank 72 103 122
Rank change year-on-year
+31 +19
Permanent jobs citing Security Cleared 233 159 161
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 3.38% 2.41% 2.07%
As % of the Qualifications category 13.44% 9.90% 8.50%
Number of salaries quoted 182 98 102
Average salary £43,750 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £27,950 £26,150
10% offered a salary of more than £56,750 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £41,700 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+7.91% +4.25%
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
1733 1606 1895
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 25.13% 24.32% 24.32%
Number of salaries quoted 1453 1313 1606
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 £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 23 January 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 23 January 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 +39 100 £50,000 +42.85% 10
Cheshire -2 77 £35,000 -9.96% 5
Merseyside +26 20 £30,250 -19.33% 1
Lancashire -4 20 £42,500 - 4
Cumbria -1 12 £50,000 +72.41% 7
Security Cleared
England

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

1 316 (64.36%) SC Cleared
2 146 (29.74%) Finance
3 103 (20.98%) Microsoft
4 90 (18.33%) Windows
5 87 (17.72%) ITIL
6 86 (17.52%) MS Excel
7 85 (17.31%) SAP
8 61 (12.42%) Stakeholder Management
8 61 (12.42%) Oracle
9 55 (11.20%) SQL
10 53 (10.79%) Retail
11 51 (10.39%) Juniper
12 48 (9.78%) ABAP
12 48 (9.78%) Cisco
13 47 (9.57%) SQL Server
14 46 (9.37%) PRINCE2
15 45 (9.16%) CRM
16 44 (8.96%) Firewall
17 43 (8.76%) People Management
18 42 (8.55%) Business Intelligence
18 42 (8.55%) SLA
18 42 (8.55%) Banking
19 39 (7.94%) Migration
19 39 (7.94%) MS Office
20 38 (7.74%) SharePoint
20 38 (7.74%) Incident Management
21 37 (7.54%) Java
22 36 (7.33%) Analytical Skills
23 34 (6.92%) Windows 7
23 34 (6.92%) Active Directory

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

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 38 (7.74%) SharePoint
2 19 (3.87%) SAP Portal
3 18 (3.67%) MS Exchange
3 18 (3.67%) IBM Notes
4 13 (2.65%) WebLogic
4 13 (2.65%) Exchange Server 2010
5 12 (2.44%) NetWeaver
5 12 (2.44%) SAP EP
6 9 (1.83%) SharePoint 2010
7 8 (1.63%) Lync
7 8 (1.63%) Exchange Server 2013
8 7 (1.43%) CMS
8 7 (1.43%) Office Communications Server
9 5 (1.02%) SharePoint 2013
9 5 (1.02%) WebLogic Portal
9 5 (1.02%) CICS
10 4 (0.81%) IIS
10 4 (0.81%) Oracle Service Bus
11 2 (0.41%) Apache
11 2 (0.41%) Tomcat
Applications
1 86 (17.52%) MS Excel
2 39 (7.94%) MS Office
3 7 (1.43%) MS Visio
4 5 (1.02%) PowerPivot
5 2 (0.41%) MS Project
5 2 (0.41%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.41%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.20%) SPSS
6 1 (0.20%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 27 (5.50%) SAP MM
2 24 (4.89%) Oracle EBS
3 18 (3.67%) SAP CRM
3 18 (3.67%) SAP FI/CO
3 18 (3.67%) SAP CO
3 18 (3.67%) SAP WM
3 18 (3.67%) SAP FI
3 18 (3.67%) SAP SD
4 17 (3.46%) SAP HR
5 10 (2.04%) SAP APO
5 10 (2.04%) SAP SCM
6 9 (1.83%) SAP Retail
6 9 (1.83%) SAP Payroll
7 8 (1.63%) Oracle ERP
7 8 (1.63%) Oracle EBS R12
8 6 (1.22%) SAP LE
8 6 (1.22%) SAP SRM
9 5 (1.02%) RMDS
10 4 (0.81%) HFM
11 3 (0.61%) SAP QM
Cloud Services
1 15 (3.05%) Office 365
2 4 (0.81%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.20%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 44 (8.96%) Firewall
2 27 (5.50%) Network Security
3 17 (3.46%) LAN
3 17 (3.46%) WAN
4 13 (2.65%) Broadband
4 13 (2.65%) Wireless
5 9 (1.83%) FirePass
5 9 (1.83%) Junos
5 9 (1.83%) SAN
5 9 (1.83%) DNS
6 8 (1.63%) DHCP
7 6 (1.22%) Intrusion Detection
8 5 (1.02%) MPLS
8 5 (1.02%) Unified Communications
8 5 (1.02%) NAS
8 5 (1.02%) ISDN
8 5 (1.02%) ADSL
9 4 (0.81%) TCP/IP
9 4 (0.81%) VLAN
10 3 (0.61%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (9.57%) SQL Server
2 28 (5.70%) SQL Server 2008
3 24 (4.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 22 (4.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 19 (3.87%) Data Warehouse
6 15 (3.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 12 (2.44%) MS Access
8 11 (2.24%) SQL Server 2005
9 8 (1.63%) Essbase
9 8 (1.63%) Oracle BI EE
10 7 (1.43%) Oracle Database
11 6 (1.22%) Oracle Database 11g
11 6 (1.22%) Crystal Reports
11 6 (1.22%) SAP BW
11 6 (1.22%) SAP BI
12 5 (1.02%) Oracle Database 10g
12 5 (1.02%) DB2
12 5 (1.02%) Easytrieve
12 5 (1.02%) Big Data
13 4 (0.81%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 10 (2.04%) Visual Studio
2 8 (1.63%) Talend Open Studio
3 7 (1.43%) LoadRunner
4 5 (1.02%) QuickTest Pro
5 4 (0.81%) LSMW
6 3 (0.61%) Oracle Forms
6 3 (0.61%) Moq
7 2 (0.41%) Cucumber
7 2 (0.41%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (0.41%) SpecFlow
7 2 (0.41%) Metasploit
7 2 (0.41%) Selenium
7 2 (0.41%) SilkPerformer
7 2 (0.41%) NUnit
8 1 (0.20%) JIRA
8 1 (0.20%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.20%) Ant
8 1 (0.20%) Visual Studio Team System
8 1 (0.20%) Git (software)
8 1 (0.20%) Eclipse RCP
General
1 146 (29.74%) Finance
2 53 (10.79%) Retail
3 42 (8.55%) Banking
4 23 (4.68%) Back Office
5 19 (3.87%) Telecoms
6 16 (3.26%) Manufacturing
7 15 (3.05%) Legal
7 15 (3.05%) Marketing
8 10 (2.04%) General Ledger
8 10 (2.04%) Aerospace
9 9 (1.83%) Billing
10 8 (1.63%) Law
11 7 (1.43%) Local Government
12 1 (0.20%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.20%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 99 (20.16%) Consultant
2 71 (14.46%) Analyst
3 69 (14.05%) Developer
4 58 (11.81%) SAP Consultant
5 54 (11.00%) Project Manager
6 40 (8.15%) Architect
7 26 (5.30%) IT Project Manager
8 24 (4.89%) Network Engineer
9 22 (4.48%) Support Analyst
9 22 (4.48%) Applications Manager
10 20 (4.07%) Service Desk Analyst
10 20 (4.07%) Service Analyst
11 17 (3.46%) DBA
12 16 (3.26%) Senior Manager
12 16 (3.26%) Senior Project Manager
12 16 (3.26%) Senior IT Project Manager
13 15 (3.05%) Network Architect
14 14 (2.85%) Security Engineer
14 14 (2.85%) SAP Developer
14 14 (2.85%) Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (4.28%) Middleware
2 18 (3.67%) SAP Smart Forms
2 18 (3.67%) BAPI
3 17 (3.46%) EDI
3 17 (3.46%) .NET
3 17 (3.46%) J2EE
4 12 (2.44%) Web Services
4 12 (2.44%) HTML
4 12 (2.44%) Web Dynpro
4 12 (2.44%) SAP Business Workflow
5 9 (1.83%) ASP.NET
6 8 (1.63%) CSS
7 7 (1.43%) XML
7 7 (1.43%) SAP Basis
7 7 (1.43%) jQuery
8 6 (1.22%) SAP ALE
8 6 (1.22%) SAP PI
9 4 (0.81%) ASP.NET MVC
9 4 (0.81%) .NET Framework
9 4 (0.81%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 36 (7.33%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (2.85%) Replication
3 9 (1.83%) User Experience
4 7 (1.43%) Mainframe
5 6 (1.22%) Computer Science
6 5 (1.02%) Management Information System
6 5 (1.02%) CESG
6 5 (1.02%) CESG CLAS
6 5 (1.02%) VSAM
7 4 (0.81%) RMADS
7 4 (0.81%) Social Media
8 3 (0.61%) FMCG
8 3 (0.61%) Smart Meter
8 3 (0.61%) Video Conferencing
8 3 (0.61%) Open Source
8 3 (0.61%) Mathematics
8 3 (0.61%) Blackberry
8 3 (0.61%) GIS
8 3 (0.61%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.41%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 90 (18.33%) Windows
2 34 (6.92%) Windows 7
3 25 (5.09%) Windows Server 2008
4 21 (4.28%) Windows XP
5 20 (4.07%) UNIX
6 18 (3.67%) Linux
7 14 (2.85%) Windows Server 2012
7 14 (2.85%) Windows Server 2003
8 13 (2.65%) Solaris
9 7 (1.43%) AIX
10 3 (0.61%) Windows 8
11 2 (0.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.20%) CentOS
12 1 (0.20%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 1 (0.20%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.20%) SUSE
12 1 (0.20%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.20%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (17.72%) ITIL
2 61 (12.42%) Stakeholder Management
3 46 (9.37%) PRINCE2
4 45 (9.16%) CRM
5 43 (8.76%) People Management
6 42 (8.55%) Business Intelligence
7 39 (7.94%) Migration
8 38 (7.74%) Incident Management
9 34 (6.92%) Service Management
10 27 (5.50%) Service Delivery
11 26 (5.30%) OO
11 26 (5.30%) Logistics
12 22 (4.48%) Agile Software Development
12 22 (4.48%) Workflow
13 21 (4.28%) Performance Tuning
14 20 (4.07%) Document Management
15 19 (3.87%) ERP
16 18 (3.67%) Change Management
16 18 (3.67%) Problem Management
16 18 (3.67%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 55 (11.20%) SQL
2 48 (9.78%) ABAP
3 37 (7.54%) Java
4 17 (3.46%) JavaScript
5 12 (2.44%) SAPscript
6 10 (2.04%) C#
7 9 (1.83%) PL/SQL
8 8 (1.63%) PowerShell
9 6 (1.22%) C
9 6 (1.22%) T-SQL
10 5 (1.02%) VBScript
10 5 (1.02%) VBA
10 5 (1.02%) COBOL
10 5 (1.02%) JCL
11 4 (0.81%) VB
12 3 (0.61%) Python
13 2 (0.41%) VB.NET
13 2 (0.41%) Perl
13 2 (0.41%) PHP
13 2 (0.41%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 316 (64.36%) SC Cleared
2 30 (6.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 29 (5.91%) Microsoft Certification
4 25 (5.09%) Degree
5 24 (4.89%) MCP
6 19 (3.87%) MCSE
6 19 (3.87%) Cisco Certification
7 15 (3.05%) CCNA
8 14 (2.85%) MCDST
8 14 (2.85%) MCITP
9 13 (2.65%) DV Cleared
10 12 (2.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 12 (2.44%) ISTQB
10 12 (2.44%) ISEB
11 11 (2.24%) CCA
11 11 (2.24%) Citrix Certification
12 8 (1.63%) MOS
12 8 (1.63%) A+ Certification
13 7 (1.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 7 (1.43%) CCEA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (8.55%) SLA
2 9 (1.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (1.63%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.20%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.20%) COSO
5 1 (0.20%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 34 (6.92%) Active Directory
2 25 (5.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (4.07%) Hyper-V
4 9 (1.83%) XenApp
5 8 (1.63%) XenDesktop
6 6 (1.22%) Microsoft App-V
6 6 (1.22%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (1.02%) Oracle RMAN
8 3 (0.61%) Terminal Services
9 2 (0.41%) VMware ESX
9 2 (0.41%) VMware Workstation
9 2 (0.41%) Forefront TMG
10 1 (0.20%) GPFS
10 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.20%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 27 (5.50%) SCCM
2 19 (3.87%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 18 (3.67%) OpenView
4 12 (2.44%) SCOM
5 9 (1.83%) SCVMM
5 9 (1.83%) FortiGate
6 8 (1.63%) Oracle EDQ
7 7 (1.43%) HP Quality Center
8 6 (1.22%) SCDPM
9 5 (1.02%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 5 (1.02%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 4 (0.81%) EdgeSight
11 3 (0.61%) Nagios
12 2 (0.41%) Norton AntiVirus
12 2 (0.41%) MIMEsweeper
12 2 (0.41%) BMC PATROL
12 2 (0.41%) Data Guard
12 2 (0.41%) Backup Exec
12 2 (0.41%) BladeLogic
12 2 (0.41%) WSUS
Vendors
1 103 (20.98%) Microsoft
2 85 (17.31%) SAP
3 61 (12.42%) Oracle
4 51 (10.39%) Juniper
5 48 (9.78%) Cisco
6 34 (6.92%) VMware
7 28 (5.70%) CheckPoint
7 28 (5.70%) HP
8 26 (5.30%) F5
9 24 (4.89%) Citrix
10 18 (3.67%) Lotus
10 18 (3.67%) Fujitsu
11 12 (2.44%) Adobe
12 11 (2.24%) Symantec
13 9 (1.83%) McAfee
13 9 (1.83%) AppSense
13 9 (1.83%) Fortinet
14 8 (1.63%) Talend
14 8 (1.63%) Hyperion
15 6 (1.22%) IBM
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
North West
EMBS- People Transfer
Salary: Car Allow/Medical/Pension/37 Hols
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £24000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheshire
LA International
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
LA International
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Chorley, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £29000.00 - £39000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Competitive Salary and package
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus, Car
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Sopra Steria
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum £40,000 - £50,000 + Benefits (Depend
Posted: 10 days ago
Cumbria
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £45 - £54 per hour
Posted: 12 days ago
Lancashire
Modis International - London
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + £5000 flexible benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
Cumbria
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £18000.00 - £20000.00 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago