The table below looks at the statistics for SC Cleared in IT jobs advertised for the Northern Ireland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SC Cleared over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 25 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing SC Cleared 16 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 7.69% - -
As % of the Qualifications category 16.00% - -
Number of salaries quoted 14 0 0
Average salary £26,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
SC Cleared
UK

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

Qualifications Category
Northern Ireland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
100 44 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 48.08% 26.67% 35.41%
Number of salaries quoted 46 30 50
Average salary £26,500 £33,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.69% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £23,700 £15,390
10% offered a salary of more than £34,300 £40,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

SC Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

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

SC Cleared Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

SC Cleared
Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

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

SC Cleared Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

SC Cleared
Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SC Cleared within the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 29 August 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
County Antrim - 15 £26,000 -
County Londonderry - 1 - -
SC Cleared
UK

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Northern Ireland 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 29 (100.00%) Firewall
1 29 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 23 (79.31%) VMware
2 23 (79.31%) VMware ESX
2 23 (79.31%) Disaster Recovery
2 23 (79.31%) NetBackup
2 23 (79.31%) Veritas
2 23 (79.31%) Sophos
2 23 (79.31%) ITIL
2 23 (79.31%) Windows
2 23 (79.31%) DHCP
2 23 (79.31%) DNS
2 23 (79.31%) Active Directory
2 23 (79.31%) Microsoft
3 19 (65.52%) SAN
3 19 (65.52%) Citrix
3 19 (65.52%) IIS
3 19 (65.52%) Symantec
3 19 (65.52%) Backup Exec
3 19 (65.52%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 19 (65.52%) NAS
3 19 (65.52%) vSphere
3 19 (65.52%) ITIL V3
3 19 (65.52%) Windows Server 2012
4 18 (62.07%) Clustering
5 14 (48.28%) Exchange Server 2003
5 14 (48.28%) Exchange Server 2007
5 14 (48.28%) Exchange Server 2010
5 14 (48.28%) Norton AntiVirus
5 14 (48.28%) Windows Server 2003

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Northern Ireland 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 19 (65.52%) IIS
2 14 (48.28%) MS Exchange
2 14 (48.28%) Exchange Server 2003
2 14 (48.28%) Exchange Server 2007
2 14 (48.28%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 29 (100.00%) Firewall
2 23 (79.31%) DHCP
2 23 (79.31%) DNS
3 19 (65.52%) SAN
3 19 (65.52%) NAS
4 2 (6.90%) Network Security
5 1 (3.45%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (44.83%) SQL Server
1 13 (44.83%) SQL Server 2000
1 13 (44.83%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 19 (65.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (20.69%) Network Engineer
3 4 (13.79%) Support Analyst
3 4 (13.79%) Support Engineer
3 4 (13.79%) Network Support Engineer
3 4 (13.79%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 4 (13.79%) Network Support
3 4 (13.79%) Analyst
3 4 (13.79%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) Security Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (6.90%) Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.45%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 18 (62.07%) Clustering
2 6 (20.69%) NHS
3 2 (6.90%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 23 (79.31%) Windows
2 19 (65.52%) Windows Server 2012
3 14 (48.28%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (31.03%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (79.31%) ITIL
1 23 (79.31%) Disaster Recovery
2 19 (65.52%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 19 (65.52%) ITIL V3
3 8 (27.59%) Capacity Management
3 8 (27.59%) Compatibility Testing
4 4 (13.79%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (6.90%) Security Management
Qualifications
1 29 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (13.79%) CCNA
2 4 (13.79%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 23 (79.31%) Active Directory
1 23 (79.31%) VMware ESX
2 19 (65.52%) vSphere
3 8 (27.59%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 23 (79.31%) NetBackup
2 19 (65.52%) Backup Exec
3 14 (48.28%) Norton AntiVirus
4 4 (13.79%) WSUS
Vendors
1 23 (79.31%) Microsoft
1 23 (79.31%) Veritas
1 23 (79.31%) Sophos
1 23 (79.31%) VMware
2 19 (65.52%) Symantec
2 19 (65.52%) Citrix
3 4 (13.79%) Juniper
3 4 (13.79%) CommVault
3 4 (13.79%) Cisco