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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 49 55 51
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -4
Permanent jobs citing SC Cleared 16 19 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 2.88% 2.78% 2.63%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.88% 13.01% 7.26%
Number of salaries quoted 6 3 14
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
UK excluding London average salary £47,250 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +5.88%
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
147 146 248
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 26.49% 21.35% 36.26%
Number of salaries quoted 118 113 229
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -10.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,000 £22,750
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £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 24 April 2015.

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 24 April 2015. 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
Yeovil +7 7 - -
Bath +5 5 £43,750 +6.06% 1
Taunton +7 3 £30,750 -6.40%
SC Cleared
South West

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 45 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 17 (37.78%) .NET
2 17 (37.78%) DV Cleared
3 16 (35.56%) C#
4 14 (31.11%) C++
4 14 (31.11%) HTML
5 13 (28.89%) Software Engineering
6 11 (24.44%) Java
7 10 (22.22%) CSS
7 10 (22.22%) XML
7 10 (22.22%) OO
7 10 (22.22%) Python
7 10 (22.22%) Software Architecture
7 10 (22.22%) HTML5
7 10 (22.22%) Requirements Analysis
7 10 (22.22%) Java EE
7 10 (22.22%) Critical Success Factor
7 10 (22.22%) Mentoring
8 9 (20.00%) QA
8 9 (20.00%) Windows
9 7 (15.56%) CheckPoint
9 7 (15.56%) UNIX
9 7 (15.56%) Cisco
9 7 (15.56%) Microsoft
9 7 (15.56%) CCNA
9 7 (15.56%) Cisco Certification
9 7 (15.56%) Linux
9 7 (15.56%) Logistics
9 7 (15.56%) Legal
9 7 (15.56%) Military

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 5 (11.11%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.22%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (2.22%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 5 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 4 (8.89%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.22%) Office 365
2 1 (2.22%) Yammer
2 1 (2.22%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.89%) WAN
1 4 (8.89%) LAN
2 3 (6.67%) VoIP
2 3 (6.67%) HTTP
2 3 (6.67%) VPN
2 3 (6.67%) DNS
2 3 (6.67%) SSL
2 3 (6.67%) SAN
2 3 (6.67%) Firewall
2 3 (6.67%) Wireless
2 3 (6.67%) IPsec
2 3 (6.67%) Cisco IOS
2 3 (6.67%) Network Security
2 3 (6.67%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (6.67%) NAS
3 2 (4.44%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.89%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (8.89%) Rational Performance Tester
2 2 (4.44%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.22%) SpecFlow
3 1 (2.22%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.22%) Selenium
General
1 7 (15.56%) Legal
1 7 (15.56%) Military
2 4 (8.89%) Banking
2 4 (8.89%) Finance
3 3 (6.67%) Retail
4 1 (2.22%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 12 (26.67%) Software Engineer
2 9 (20.00%) Developer
3 7 (15.56%) Applications Support
4 6 (13.33%) Software Developer
5 5 (11.11%) Architect
5 5 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
6 4 (8.89%) Field Engineer
6 4 (8.89%) Technical Engineer
6 4 (8.89%) Cisco Engineer
7 3 (6.67%) C# Developer
8 2 (4.44%) Software Tester
8 2 (4.44%) .NET Developer
8 2 (4.44%) C# Software Engineer
8 2 (4.44%) Enterprise Account Manager
8 2 (4.44%) Software Programmer
8 2 (4.44%) Account Director
8 2 (4.44%) C# Software Developer
8 2 (4.44%) Senior Developer
8 2 (4.44%) Programmer
8 2 (4.44%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (37.78%) .NET
2 14 (31.11%) HTML
3 10 (22.22%) HTML5
3 10 (22.22%) CSS
3 10 (22.22%) XML
3 10 (22.22%) Java EE
4 5 (11.11%) ASP.NET
5 1 (2.22%) JSP
5 1 (2.22%) Web Services
5 1 (2.22%) WPF
5 1 (2.22%) jQuery
5 1 (2.22%) .NET Framework
5 1 (2.22%) Entity Framework
5 1 (2.22%) Managed Extensibility Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.22%) Client/Server
1 1 (2.22%) Management Information System
1 1 (2.22%) CESG
1 1 (2.22%) CESG CLAS
1 1 (2.22%) RMADS
Operating Systems
1 9 (20.00%) Windows
2 7 (15.56%) Linux
2 7 (15.56%) UNIX
3 2 (4.44%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (28.89%) Software Engineering
2 10 (22.22%) OO
2 10 (22.22%) Requirements Analysis
2 10 (22.22%) Software Architecture
2 10 (22.22%) Mentoring
2 10 (22.22%) Critical Success Factor
3 7 (15.56%) Logistics
4 5 (11.11%) Software Testing
5 4 (8.89%) Enterprise Architecture
5 4 (8.89%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (8.89%) Time Management
5 4 (8.89%) Customer Engagement
6 3 (6.67%) Performance Monitoring
6 3 (6.67%) Network Monitoring
6 3 (6.67%) Change Management
7 2 (4.44%) CRM
7 2 (4.44%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (4.44%) Scrum
7 2 (4.44%) Automated Testing
7 2 (4.44%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 16 (35.56%) C#
2 14 (31.11%) C++
3 11 (24.44%) Java
4 10 (22.22%) Python
5 6 (13.33%) JavaScript
6 5 (11.11%) SQL
7 2 (4.44%) C
7 2 (4.44%) VB.NET
8 1 (2.22%) ABAP
8 1 (2.22%) VB
Qualifications
1 45 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 17 (37.78%) DV Cleared
3 7 (15.56%) CCNA
3 7 (15.56%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (6.67%) CCSA
4 3 (6.67%) ISEB
4 3 (6.67%) CCNP
5 2 (4.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (4.44%) ISTQB
6 1 (2.22%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (20.00%) QA
2 4 (8.89%) SLA
3 1 (2.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.22%) JSP 440
Vendors
1 7 (15.56%) Cisco
1 7 (15.56%) Microsoft
1 7 (15.56%) CheckPoint
2 4 (8.89%) Avaya
2 4 (8.89%) NetScout
2 4 (8.89%) Riverbed
2 4 (8.89%) F5
3 3 (6.67%) Nokia
3 3 (6.67%) Brocade
3 3 (6.67%) HP
4 2 (4.44%) Oracle
5 1 (2.22%) SAP