The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Northern Ireland region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Clearance
Rank 25 29 35
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +6
Permanent jobs citing Security Cleared 18 4 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 8.61% 2.31% 1.88%
As % of the Qualifications category 18.75% 8.51% 5.97%
Number of salaries quoted 12 3 0
Average salary £26,000 £47,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-45.26% -
UK excluding London average salary £46,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+9.41% -
Qualifications Category
Northern Ireland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
96 47 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 45.93% 27.17% 31.46%
Number of salaries quoted 50 31 40
Average salary £30,000 £39,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.07% +11.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,800 £31,500 £15,390
10% offered a salary of more than £36,900 £46,500 £48,750
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
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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

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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

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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 1 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 +1 13 £26,000 -45.26%
County Londonderry - 5 - - 1
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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 1 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 (82.05%) Microsoft
2 30 (76.92%) Firewall
3 27 (69.23%) SC Cleared
4 24 (61.54%) Disaster Recovery
4 24 (61.54%) Windows
5 23 (58.97%) ITIL
5 23 (58.97%) DNS
5 23 (58.97%) DHCP
5 23 (58.97%) Active Directory
5 23 (58.97%) VMware
5 23 (58.97%) VMware ESX
5 23 (58.97%) Veritas
5 23 (58.97%) Sophos
5 23 (58.97%) NetBackup
6 19 (48.72%) Backup Exec
6 19 (48.72%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 19 (48.72%) NAS
6 19 (48.72%) vSphere
6 19 (48.72%) ITIL V3
6 19 (48.72%) Windows Server 2012
6 19 (48.72%) Symantec
6 19 (48.72%) Citrix
6 19 (48.72%) SAN
6 19 (48.72%) SQL Server
6 19 (48.72%) IIS
7 18 (46.15%) Clustering
8 14 (35.90%) Norton AntiVirus
8 14 (35.90%) Windows Server 2003
8 14 (35.90%) MS Exchange
8 14 (35.90%) Exchange Server 2010

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Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 (48.72%) IIS
2 14 (35.90%) MS Exchange
2 14 (35.90%) Exchange Server 2010
2 14 (35.90%) Exchange Server 2007
2 14 (35.90%) Exchange Server 2003
3 9 (23.08%) SharePoint
4 3 (7.69%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (7.69%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 9 (23.08%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 30 (76.92%) Firewall
2 23 (58.97%) DNS
2 23 (58.97%) DHCP
3 19 (48.72%) NAS
3 19 (48.72%) SAN
4 3 (7.69%) Intrusion Detection
4 3 (7.69%) Network Security
5 1 (2.56%) Intranet
5 1 (2.56%) Internet
5 1 (2.56%) HTTP
5 1 (2.56%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (48.72%) SQL Server
2 13 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 13 (33.33%) SQL Server 2000
3 6 (15.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (15.38%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 19 (48.72%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 9 (23.08%) Developer
3 7 (17.95%) Analyst
4 4 (10.26%) .NET Developer
4 4 (10.26%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 4 (10.26%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 4 (10.26%) Network Engineer
4 4 (10.26%) Support Analyst
5 3 (7.69%) Software Developer
5 3 (7.69%) Graduate
5 3 (7.69%) Security Analyst
5 3 (7.69%) Graduate Software Developer
5 3 (7.69%) Graduate Developer
6 2 (5.13%) Network Support Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Developer
6 2 (5.13%) Network Support
6 2 (5.13%) Security Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Support Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (5.13%) Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (23.08%) .NET
2 6 (15.38%) CSS
2 6 (15.38%) Web Services
2 6 (15.38%) XML
2 6 (15.38%) HTML
2 6 (15.38%) ASP.NET
2 6 (15.38%) Silverlight
3 1 (2.56%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 18 (46.15%) Clustering
2 7 (17.95%) NHS
3 6 (15.38%) GIS
3 6 (15.38%) Open Source
4 3 (7.69%) Management Information System
5 2 (5.13%) PKI
6 1 (2.56%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 24 (61.54%) Windows
2 19 (48.72%) Windows Server 2012
3 14 (35.90%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (61.54%) Disaster Recovery
2 23 (58.97%) ITIL
3 19 (48.72%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 19 (48.72%) ITIL V3
4 8 (20.51%) Compatibility Testing
4 8 (20.51%) Capacity Management
5 6 (15.38%) SOA
5 6 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (15.38%) OO
5 6 (15.38%) Unit Testing
6 4 (10.26%) MVC
7 3 (7.69%) Risk Management
7 3 (7.69%) Security Management
7 3 (7.69%) Information Security
7 3 (7.69%) SIEM
8 2 (5.13%) Network Monitoring
8 2 (5.13%) Service Management
9 1 (2.56%) Project Management
9 1 (2.56%) Information Security Management
9 1 (2.56%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 9 (23.08%) C#
2 6 (15.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 27 (69.23%) SC Cleared
2 6 (15.38%) BC Cleared
2 6 (15.38%) CTC Cleared
3 3 (7.69%) Degree
4 2 (5.13%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (5.13%) CCNA
5 1 (2.56%) CISA
5 1 (2.56%) CISM
5 1 (2.56%) PMP
5 1 (2.56%) PMI Certification
5 1 (2.56%) CISSP
5 1 (2.56%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.56%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 23 (58.97%) Active Directory
1 23 (58.97%) VMware ESX
2 19 (48.72%) vSphere
3 8 (20.51%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 23 (58.97%) NetBackup
2 19 (48.72%) Backup Exec
3 14 (35.90%) Norton AntiVirus
4 4 (10.26%) WSUS
Vendors
1 32 (82.05%) Microsoft
2 23 (58.97%) VMware
2 23 (58.97%) Veritas
2 23 (58.97%) Sophos
3 19 (48.72%) Symantec
3 19 (48.72%) Citrix
4 6 (15.38%) ESRI
4 6 (15.38%) Oracle
5 4 (10.26%) CommVault
6 2 (5.13%) Juniper
6 2 (5.13%) Cisco
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