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 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 61 58 54
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -4
Permanent jobs citing SC Cleared 1 4 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 0.19% 0.71% 0.87%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.64% 2.27% 2.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 3
Average salary £22,000 £21,500 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.32% -14.00%
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
157 176 150
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 30.02% 31.37% 43.48%
Number of salaries quoted 143 163 136
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £48,750 £52,500
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 3 March 2015, 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 26 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 25 (96.15%) ITIL
2 25 (96.15%) Microsoft
3 24 (92.31%) MS Office
4 23 (88.46%) MS Excel
5 22 (84.62%) C
6 21 (80.77%) Analytical Skills
7 19 (73.08%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 16 (61.54%) Service Management
9 14 (53.85%) ITSM
10 13 (50.00%) Management Information System
11 11 (42.31%) Business Continuity
12 10 (38.46%) Microsoft Certification
13 6 (23.08%) MCP
14 5 (19.23%) Welsh Language
15 4 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
15 4 (15.38%) Windows
15 4 (15.38%) SLA
16 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2003
16 3 (11.54%) Windows 7
16 3 (11.54%) Problem Management
17 2 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2007
17 2 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2003
17 2 (7.69%) Windows Vista
17 2 (7.69%) OVSD
17 2 (7.69%) Trend Analysis
17 2 (7.69%) SCCM
17 2 (7.69%) TCP/IP
17 2 (7.69%) Active Directory
17 2 (7.69%) OpenView

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 2 (7.69%) MS Exchange
1 2 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 24 (92.31%) MS Office
2 23 (88.46%) MS Excel
3 1 (3.85%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.69%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.85%) IP Telephony
2 1 (3.85%) LAN
2 1 (3.85%) WAN
2 1 (3.85%) DHCP
General
1 5 (19.23%) Welsh Language
2 1 (3.85%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 18 (69.23%) Analyst
1 18 (69.23%) Service Analyst
2 14 (53.85%) 1st Line Support Analyst
2 14 (53.85%) Support Analyst
2 14 (53.85%) Help Desk Analyst
2 14 (53.85%) 1st Line Support
3 10 (38.46%) Service Desk Analyst
4 8 (30.77%) Customer Analyst
5 6 (23.08%) Help Desk Support
5 6 (23.08%) Help Desk Support Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Administrator
6 2 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) Service Desk Team Leader
7 1 (3.85%) Team Leader
7 1 (3.85%) Help Desk Team Lead
Miscellaneous
1 21 (80.77%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (50.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (15.38%) Windows
1 4 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (11.54%) Windows 7
2 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (7.69%) Windows Vista
4 1 (3.85%) Windows XP
4 1 (3.85%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (96.15%) ITIL
2 16 (61.54%) Service Management
3 14 (53.85%) ITSM
4 11 (42.31%) Business Continuity
5 3 (11.54%) Problem Management
6 2 (7.69%) Trend Analysis
7 1 (3.85%) Mentoring
7 1 (3.85%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 22 (84.62%) C
Qualifications
1 26 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 19 (73.08%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 10 (38.46%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (23.08%) MCP
5 1 (3.85%) MCSE
5 1 (3.85%) MCSA
5 1 (3.85%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (15.38%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (7.69%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (7.69%) OpenView
1 2 (7.69%) OVSD
1 2 (7.69%) SCCM
Vendors
1 25 (96.15%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.69%) HP
3 1 (3.85%) Citrix
3 1 (3.85%) VMware
3 1 (3.85%) ServiceNow
3 1 (3.85%) Cisco