The table below looks at the statistics for Security 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 Security Cleared over the 3 months to 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Clearance
Rank 15 37 42
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +5
Permanent jobs citing Security Cleared 26 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 12.62% 0.61% 1.17%
As % of the Qualifications category 26.00% 2.27% 3.30%
Number of salaries quoted 14 1 0
Average salary £26,000 £35,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.71% -
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+11.76% -
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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 48.54% 26.83% 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% -

Security Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Security Cleared Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

Security Cleared
Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Security Cleared Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

Security 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 Security Cleared within the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 28 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 +8 15 £26,000 -25.71%
County Londonderry - 11 - -
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UK

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the Northern Ireland 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 32 (71.11%) Microsoft
2 30 (66.67%) Firewall
3 29 (64.44%) SC Cleared
4 24 (53.33%) Windows
4 24 (53.33%) Disaster Recovery
5 23 (51.11%) Sophos
5 23 (51.11%) Veritas
5 23 (51.11%) ITIL
5 23 (51.11%) Active Directory
5 23 (51.11%) DNS
5 23 (51.11%) DHCP
5 23 (51.11%) VMware
5 23 (51.11%) VMware ESX
5 23 (51.11%) NetBackup
6 19 (42.22%) Backup Exec
6 19 (42.22%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 19 (42.22%) NAS
6 19 (42.22%) vSphere
6 19 (42.22%) ITIL V3
6 19 (42.22%) Windows Server 2012
6 19 (42.22%) IIS
6 19 (42.22%) Symantec
6 19 (42.22%) Citrix
6 19 (42.22%) SAN
7 18 (40.00%) SQL Server
7 18 (40.00%) Clustering
8 14 (31.11%) Exchange Server 2010
8 14 (31.11%) Exchange Server 2007
8 14 (31.11%) Exchange Server 2003
8 14 (31.11%) MS Exchange

Security Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the Northern Ireland 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 19 (42.22%) IIS
2 14 (31.11%) Exchange Server 2010
2 14 (31.11%) Exchange Server 2007
2 14 (31.11%) Exchange Server 2003
2 14 (31.11%) MS Exchange
3 9 (20.00%) SharePoint
4 4 (8.89%) SharePoint 2010
4 4 (8.89%) SharePoint 2013
5 3 (6.67%) WebLogic
Applications
1 9 (20.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (6.67%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (6.67%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.89%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 30 (66.67%) Firewall
2 23 (51.11%) DNS
2 23 (51.11%) DHCP
3 19 (42.22%) NAS
3 19 (42.22%) SAN
4 3 (6.67%) Network Security
5 1 (2.22%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (2.22%) Intranet
5 1 (2.22%) Internet
5 1 (2.22%) HTTP
5 1 (2.22%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 13 (28.89%) SQL Server 2000
2 13 (28.89%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (13.33%) Oracle Database
4 5 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (6.67%) Essbase
5 3 (6.67%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (6.67%) Oracle BI EE
5 3 (6.67%) Oracle Exadata
5 3 (6.67%) Oracle Discoverer
5 3 (6.67%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 5 (11.11%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (13.33%) Telecoms
1 6 (13.33%) Finance
1 6 (13.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (42.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 9 (20.00%) Developer
3 6 (13.33%) Network Engineer
4 5 (11.11%) Analyst
5 4 (8.89%) Graduate
5 4 (8.89%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 4 (8.89%) Support Analyst
5 4 (8.89%) Support Engineer
5 4 (8.89%) Software Developer
5 4 (8.89%) Graduate Software Developer
5 4 (8.89%) Graduate Developer
5 4 (8.89%) Network Support Engineer
5 4 (8.89%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 4 (8.89%) Network Support
6 3 (6.67%) Oracle DBA
6 3 (6.67%) .NET Developer
6 3 (6.67%) Linux Specialist
6 3 (6.67%) DBA
6 3 (6.67%) Administrator
7 2 (4.44%) Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (20.00%) .NET
2 5 (11.11%) Silverlight
2 5 (11.11%) HTML
2 5 (11.11%) ASP.NET
2 5 (11.11%) CSS
2 5 (11.11%) Web Services
2 5 (11.11%) XML
3 1 (2.22%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 18 (40.00%) Clustering
2 7 (15.56%) NHS
3 5 (11.11%) Open Source
3 5 (11.11%) GIS
4 2 (4.44%) PKI
5 1 (2.22%) CESG
5 1 (2.22%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 24 (53.33%) Windows
2 19 (42.22%) Windows Server 2012
3 14 (31.11%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (15.56%) Linux
6 6 (13.33%) UNIX
7 3 (6.67%) Oracle Linux
7 3 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (6.67%) VMS
7 3 (6.67%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (53.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 23 (51.11%) ITIL
3 19 (42.22%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 19 (42.22%) ITIL V3
4 8 (17.78%) Capacity Management
4 8 (17.78%) Compatibility Testing
5 5 (11.11%) Unit Testing
5 5 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (11.11%) OO
5 5 (11.11%) SOA
6 4 (8.89%) Network Monitoring
7 3 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (6.67%) MVC
7 3 (6.67%) Security Management
7 3 (6.67%) E-business
8 1 (2.22%) Ethical Hacking
8 1 (2.22%) Business Continuity
8 1 (2.22%) Information Security
8 1 (2.22%) Information Security Management
8 1 (2.22%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (20.00%) C#
2 5 (11.11%) SQL
3 3 (6.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 29 (64.44%) SC Cleared
2 5 (11.11%) BC Cleared
2 5 (11.11%) CTC Cleared
3 4 (8.89%) CCNA
3 4 (8.89%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (8.89%) Degree
4 1 (2.22%) CEH
4 1 (2.22%) CISA
4 1 (2.22%) CISM
4 1 (2.22%) PMP
4 1 (2.22%) PMI Certification
4 1 (2.22%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.22%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 23 (51.11%) Active Directory
1 23 (51.11%) VMware ESX
2 19 (42.22%) vSphere
3 8 (17.78%) XenDesktop
4 3 (6.67%) Oracle RMAN
4 3 (6.67%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 23 (51.11%) NetBackup
2 19 (42.22%) Backup Exec
3 14 (31.11%) Norton AntiVirus
4 4 (8.89%) WSUS
5 3 (6.67%) Control-M
Vendors
1 32 (71.11%) Microsoft
2 23 (51.11%) Sophos
2 23 (51.11%) Veritas
2 23 (51.11%) VMware
3 19 (42.22%) Symantec
3 19 (42.22%) Citrix
4 11 (24.44%) Oracle
5 6 (13.33%) Fujitsu
6 5 (11.11%) ESRI
7 4 (8.89%) Cisco
7 4 (8.89%) CommVault
7 4 (8.89%) Juniper
8 3 (6.67%) Hyperion
8 3 (6.67%) Intel