The table below looks at the statistics for SC Cleared in IT jobs advertised for the Northampton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SC Cleared over the 3 months to 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 49 54 57
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +3
Permanent jobs citing SC Cleared 18 5 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 2.74% 1.17% 0.77%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.89% 3.70% 2.17%
Number of salaries quoted 18 5 4
Average salary £20,500 £37,500 £23,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-45.33% +57.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,500 £20,400 £21,100
10% offered a salary of more than £21,800 £37,500 £25,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
SC Cleared
Northamptonshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Northampton region.

Qualifications Category
Northampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
182 135 184
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 27.70% 31.62% 35.25%
Number of salaries quoted 177 118 173
Average salary £36,000 £37,500 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% -5.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £24,100 £26,450
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

SC Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SC Cleared across the Northampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

SC Cleared Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

SC Cleared
Salary Trend in Northampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SC Cleared across the Northampton region.

SC Cleared Salary Trend in Northampton

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT jobs across the Northampton region citing SC 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 SC Cleared.

1 38 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 36 (94.74%) Microsoft
3 35 (92.11%) MS Office
4 34 (89.47%) ITIL
5 31 (81.58%) MS Excel
6 26 (68.42%) C
7 24 (63.16%) Analytical Skills
8 22 (57.89%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 19 (50.00%) Service Management
10 17 (44.74%) ITSM
10 17 (44.74%) Microsoft Certification
11 16 (42.11%) Management Information System
12 14 (36.84%) Business Continuity
13 13 (34.21%) MCP
13 13 (34.21%) Windows
14 11 (28.95%) Windows 7
14 11 (28.95%) Windows Server 2008
15 10 (26.32%) Windows Server 2003
16 9 (23.68%) TCP/IP
16 9 (23.68%) Windows XP
16 9 (23.68%) MS Exchange
16 9 (23.68%) Exchange Server 2003
16 9 (23.68%) Windows Vista
16 9 (23.68%) Exchange Server 2007
17 8 (21.05%) Welsh Language
17 8 (21.05%) MCITP
17 8 (21.05%) MCSE
17 8 (21.05%) MCSA
18 5 (13.16%) SLA
19 3 (7.89%) SCCM

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT jobs across the Northampton region citing SC 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 SC Cleared. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (23.68%) MS Exchange
1 9 (23.68%) Exchange Server 2003
1 9 (23.68%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (2.63%) WebSphere
Applications
1 35 (92.11%) MS Office
2 31 (81.58%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.63%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.63%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (23.68%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.63%) DNS
2 1 (2.63%) SAN
2 1 (2.63%) Internet
2 1 (2.63%) Firewall
2 1 (2.63%) IP Telephony
2 1 (2.63%) BIG-IP
2 1 (2.63%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (2.63%) DHCP
General
1 8 (21.05%) Welsh Language
2 1 (2.63%) Publishing
2 1 (2.63%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (55.26%) Analyst
2 19 (50.00%) Service Analyst
3 16 (42.11%) Help Desk Analyst
4 14 (36.84%) 1st Line Support
4 14 (36.84%) Support Analyst
4 14 (36.84%) 1st Line Support Analyst
5 11 (28.95%) Service Desk Analyst
6 8 (21.05%) Customer Analyst
7 6 (15.79%) Service Desk Team Leader
7 6 (15.79%) Help Desk Support Analyst
7 6 (15.79%) Team Leader
7 6 (15.79%) Help Desk Support
8 4 (10.53%) Senior Analyst
9 2 (5.26%) Administrator
10 1 (2.63%) Support Engineer
10 1 (2.63%) Solutions Architect
10 1 (2.63%) Architect
10 1 (2.63%) Integration Architect
10 1 (2.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 1 (2.63%) Help Desk Team Lead
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.63%) J2EE
1 1 (2.63%) Web Services
1 1 (2.63%) JMS
1 1 (2.63%) WebSphere MQ
1 1 (2.63%) RESTful
1 1 (2.63%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 24 (63.16%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (42.11%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.63%) Replication
3 1 (2.63%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 13 (34.21%) Windows
2 11 (28.95%) Windows Server 2008
2 11 (28.95%) Windows 7
3 10 (26.32%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (23.68%) Windows Vista
4 9 (23.68%) Windows XP
5 2 (5.26%) Windows 8
6 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (89.47%) ITIL
2 19 (50.00%) Service Management
3 17 (44.74%) ITSM
4 14 (36.84%) Business Continuity
5 3 (7.89%) Problem Management
6 2 (5.26%) Trend Analysis
7 1 (2.63%) Business Transformation
7 1 (2.63%) Mentoring
7 1 (2.63%) Coaching
7 1 (2.63%) CRM
7 1 (2.63%) ERP
7 1 (2.63%) EAI
7 1 (2.63%) SOA
7 1 (2.63%) B2B
7 1 (2.63%) Configuration Management
7 1 (2.63%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 26 (68.42%) C
2 1 (2.63%) SQL
Qualifications
1 38 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 22 (57.89%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 17 (44.74%) Microsoft Certification
4 13 (34.21%) MCP
5 8 (21.05%) MCSE
5 8 (21.05%) MCSA
5 8 (21.05%) MCITP
6 2 (5.26%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.16%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (7.89%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.63%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (7.89%) SCCM
2 2 (5.26%) OpenView
2 2 (5.26%) OVSD
3 1 (2.63%) WSUS
3 1 (2.63%) SCOM
Vendors
1 36 (94.74%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.89%) HP
3 2 (5.26%) Cisco
4 1 (2.63%) IBM
4 1 (2.63%) SAP
4 1 (2.63%) Citrix
4 1 (2.63%) VMware
4 1 (2.63%) F5
4 1 (2.63%) ServiceNow