The table below looks at the statistics for SC Cleared in IT jobs advertised for the Somerset region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SC Cleared over the 3 months to 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 62 32 64
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +32
Permanent jobs citing SC Cleared 11 34 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 1.80% 6.94% 1.01%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.43% 24.64% 4.51%
Number of salaries quoted 11 24 3
Average salary £41,250 £37,500 £32,853
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +14.14%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £46,500 £43,000
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +8.13%
SC Cleared
South West

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

Qualifications Category
Somerset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
171 138 133
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 27.99% 28.16% 22.47%
Number of salaries quoted 143 120 109
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £32,853
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +14.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £23,800 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £49,600
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

SC Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

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

SC Cleared Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

SC Cleared
Salary Trend in Somerset

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

SC Cleared Salary Trend in Somerset

SC Cleared
Salary Histogram in Somerset

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SC Cleared across the Somerset region over the 3 months to 14 February 2016.

SC Cleared Salary Histogram in Somerset

SC Cleared
Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SC Cleared within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 14 February 2016. 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
Taunton -13 6 £41,250 +34.14%
Bath -14 3 £40,000 -11.11%
SC Cleared
South West

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT jobs across the Somerset 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 24 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (33.33%) Project Management
3 7 (29.17%) Degree
4 5 (20.83%) Incident Management
4 5 (20.83%) Aerospace
4 5 (20.83%) PRINCE2
4 5 (20.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (20.83%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 4 (16.67%) Windows
5 4 (16.67%) Finance
5 4 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (12.50%) Validation
6 3 (12.50%) Military
6 3 (12.50%) C
6 3 (12.50%) C#
6 3 (12.50%) SQL
6 3 (12.50%) Windows Server
6 3 (12.50%) Waterfall
7 2 (8.33%) Rational DOORS
7 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (8.33%) Requirements Engineering
7 2 (8.33%) PowerShell
7 2 (8.33%) Performance Monitoring
7 2 (8.33%) T-SQL
7 2 (8.33%) C++
7 2 (8.33%) Java
7 2 (8.33%) SQL Server
7 2 (8.33%) MS Office
7 2 (8.33%) Microsoft
7 2 (8.33%) Active Directory

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT jobs across the Somerset 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.

Applications
1 2 (8.33%) MS Excel
1 2 (8.33%) MS Office
2 1 (4.17%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (4.17%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.17%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Rational DOORS
General
1 5 (20.83%) Aerospace
2 4 (16.67%) Finance
3 3 (12.50%) Military
4 2 (8.33%) Manufacturing
4 2 (8.33%) Retail
5 1 (4.17%) Law
5 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (20.83%) IT Security Officer
1 5 (20.83%) Security Officer
2 4 (16.67%) Developer
2 4 (16.67%) Software Developer
2 4 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) C# Developer
3 3 (12.50%) C# Software Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) DBA
4 2 (8.33%) Operations Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Quality Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) SQL DBA
4 2 (8.33%) SQL Server DBA
4 2 (8.33%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (4.17%) Architect
5 1 (4.17%) IT Support Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Product Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Software Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) .NET
1 1 (4.17%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.67%) Windows
2 3 (12.50%) Windows Server
3 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (4.17%) Linux
4 1 (4.17%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (33.33%) Project Management
2 5 (20.83%) Incident Management
2 5 (20.83%) PRINCE2
3 4 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (12.50%) Validation
4 3 (12.50%) Waterfall
5 2 (8.33%) Logistics
5 2 (8.33%) MODAF
5 2 (8.33%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (8.33%) Requirements Engineering
5 2 (8.33%) Software Engineering
6 1 (4.17%) Cybersecurity
6 1 (4.17%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (4.17%) Line Management
6 1 (4.17%) Mentoring
6 1 (4.17%) OO
6 1 (4.17%) OOP
6 1 (4.17%) Process Improvement
6 1 (4.17%) Requirements Management
6 1 (4.17%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.50%) C
1 3 (12.50%) C#
1 3 (12.50%) SQL
2 2 (8.33%) C++
2 2 (8.33%) Java
2 2 (8.33%) PowerShell
2 2 (8.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 24 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (29.17%) Degree
3 1 (4.17%) Chartered Engineer
3 1 (4.17%) HNC
3 1 (4.17%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (20.83%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 5 (20.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (8.33%) ISO 9001
2 2 (8.33%) QA
3 1 (4.17%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (8.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.17%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.17%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.17%) ION Trading
2 1 (4.17%) VMware