The table below looks at the statistics for SC Cleared in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SC Cleared over the 3 months to 2 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 67 39 61
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +22
Permanent jobs citing SC Cleared 822 1285 940
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 3.92% 5.51% 4.21%
As % of the Qualifications category 12.49% 16.23% 12.71%
Number of salaries quoted 577 905 603
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +9.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £77,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +11.76%
SC Cleared
England

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

Qualifications Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
6583 7918 7396
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 31.41% 33.96% 33.09%
Number of salaries quoted 5063 6237 5979
Average salary £43,000 £42,750 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.58% +3.01%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,546 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.58% +1.36%

SC Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

SC Cleared Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

SC Cleared
Salary Trend in the South East

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

SC Cleared Salary Trend in the South East

SC Cleared
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SC Cleared across the South East region over the 3 months to 2 July 2015.

SC Cleared Salary Histogram in the South East

SC Cleared
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SC Cleared within the South East region over the 3 months to 2 July 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
Hampshire -7 304 £40,000 -11.11% 34
Berkshire -33 225 £52,500 +1.94% 24
Surrey -52 106 £45,000 -1.09% 21
Buckinghamshire +41 95 £43,750 +6.70% 11
Oxfordshire +33 28 £45,000 +38.46% 1
West Sussex +3 23 £45,000 -10.00% 4
Kent +12 14 £41,250 +37.50% 3
Middlesex +13 8 £38,250 -30.45% 1
M4 Corridor - 1 £60,000 -
SC Cleared
England

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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 1734 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 498 (28.72%) Windows
3 465 (26.82%) Microsoft
4 435 (25.09%) ITIL
5 428 (24.68%) DV Cleared
6 297 (17.13%) Active Directory
7 258 (14.88%) Cisco
8 252 (14.53%) VMware
9 248 (14.30%) Linux
9 248 (14.30%) SQL
10 238 (13.73%) Finance
11 232 (13.38%) HP
12 219 (12.63%) MS Excel
13 209 (12.05%) Oracle
14 202 (11.65%) Degree
15 197 (11.36%) Firewall
16 191 (11.01%) SLA
17 182 (10.50%) Windows Server 2008
18 180 (10.38%) VMware Infrastructure
19 161 (9.28%) Windows Server 2003
20 158 (9.11%) SCCM
21 156 (9.00%) Citrix
22 151 (8.71%) Agile Software Development
23 149 (8.59%) Cisco Certification
24 138 (7.96%) UNIX
25 137 (7.90%) Telecoms
26 132 (7.61%) WAN
27 131 (7.55%) DNS
28 129 (7.44%) Project Management
28 129 (7.44%) Mentoring

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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
1 119 (6.86%) MS Exchange
2 87 (5.02%) SharePoint
3 82 (4.73%) Exchange Server 2010
4 68 (3.92%) Lync
5 50 (2.88%) Exchange Server 2007
6 46 (2.65%) IIS
7 37 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2003
8 29 (1.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 29 (1.67%) SharePoint 2013
9 26 (1.50%) Exchange Server 2013
10 22 (1.27%) Apache
10 22 (1.27%) SharePoint Server
11 19 (1.10%) JBoss
12 16 (0.92%) SharePoint 2010
12 16 (0.92%) Office Communications Server
13 13 (0.75%) Tomcat
13 13 (0.75%) Elasticsearch
14 11 (0.63%) WebLogic
15 10 (0.58%) WebSphere
16 7 (0.40%) OpenStack
Applications
1 219 (12.63%) MS Excel
2 82 (4.73%) MS Office
3 37 (2.13%) MS PowerPoint
4 24 (1.38%) MS Visio
5 18 (1.04%) MS Project
6 6 (0.35%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.058%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.058%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 56 (3.23%) Oracle EBS R12
2 47 (2.71%) Oracle EBS
3 32 (1.85%) Oracle HRMS
4 30 (1.73%) Oracle Applications
5 23 (1.33%) Oracle General Ledger
5 23 (1.33%) Oracle Payables
5 23 (1.33%) Oracle Receivables
6 16 (0.92%) Dynamics CRM
7 10 (0.58%) Oracle Payroll
7 10 (0.58%) Oracle ERP
8 8 (0.46%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 7 (0.40%) Primavera
9 7 (0.40%) Summit
10 6 (0.35%) Remedy ITSM
11 5 (0.29%) SAP CRM
12 4 (0.23%) Oracle 11i
12 4 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
13 3 (0.17%) LabWindows
13 3 (0.17%) Teamcenter
13 3 (0.17%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 63 (3.63%) Office 365
2 11 (0.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (0.63%) SaaS
3 8 (0.46%) Cloud Computing
4 7 (0.40%) Azure Active Directory
5 5 (0.29%) PaaS
6 4 (0.23%) IaaS
7 2 (0.12%) Yammer
8 1 (0.058%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 197 (11.36%) Firewall
2 132 (7.61%) WAN
3 131 (7.55%) DNS
4 127 (7.32%) LAN
5 117 (6.75%) TCP/IP
6 95 (5.48%) SAN
6 95 (5.48%) DHCP
7 65 (3.75%) Wireless
8 55 (3.17%) VoIP
9 44 (2.54%) HTTP
10 41 (2.36%) NetScaler
11 38 (2.19%) Cisco Nexus
11 38 (2.19%) Wireshark
11 38 (2.19%) Network Security
11 38 (2.19%) Cisco ASA
12 35 (2.02%) SMTP
13 34 (1.96%) Internet
13 34 (1.96%) VPN
14 27 (1.56%) Fibre Channel
15 26 (1.50%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (4.84%) SQL Server
2 41 (2.36%) Oracle Database
3 34 (1.96%) Relational Database
3 34 (1.96%) Big Data
4 15 (0.87%) Oracle Reports
5 14 (0.81%) RDBMS
6 13 (0.75%) QlikView
7 12 (0.69%) MySQL
8 11 (0.63%) NoSQL
9 9 (0.52%) Hadoop
9 9 (0.52%) SQL Server 2005
10 8 (0.46%) EDRMS
10 8 (0.46%) Data Warehouse
11 7 (0.40%) IDOL
12 6 (0.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 6 (0.35%) Oracle BI EE
12 6 (0.35%) Oracle Database 10g
13 5 (0.29%) Data Mining
13 5 (0.29%) Oracle Database 11g
14 4 (0.23%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 40 (2.31%) Subversion
2 37 (2.13%) Oracle Forms
3 27 (1.56%) Rational DOORS
4 26 (1.50%) Git (software)
5 16 (0.92%) MSI
6 15 (0.87%) Selenium
7 14 (0.81%) JIRA
7 14 (0.81%) ClearCase
8 13 (0.75%) TestDirector
8 13 (0.75%) Bugzilla
9 10 (0.58%) LoadRunner
9 10 (0.58%) Visual Studio
9 10 (0.58%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 8 (0.46%) Jenkins
11 6 (0.35%) Eclipse
11 6 (0.35%) Maven
12 5 (0.29%) JUnit
13 4 (0.23%) NetBeans
13 4 (0.23%) eggPlant
14 3 (0.17%) CppUnit
General
1 238 (13.73%) Finance
2 137 (7.90%) Telecoms
3 29 (1.67%) Retail
4 27 (1.56%) Publishing
4 27 (1.56%) Marketing
5 25 (1.44%) Military
6 19 (1.10%) Aerospace
7 18 (1.04%) Manufacturing
8 14 (0.81%) Legal
9 10 (0.58%) Electronics
10 9 (0.52%) Banking
11 6 (0.35%) Advertising
12 5 (0.29%) Law
13 4 (0.23%) Avionics
14 3 (0.17%) Billing
15 1 (0.058%) General Ledger
15 1 (0.058%) Arabic Language
15 1 (0.058%) French Language
15 1 (0.058%) German Language
15 1 (0.058%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 353 (20.36%) Analyst
2 152 (8.77%) Consultant
3 126 (7.27%) Developer
4 120 (6.92%) Project Manager
5 117 (6.75%) Architect
6 109 (6.29%) Support Engineer
7 88 (5.07%) Administrator
8 76 (4.38%) Systems Administrator
9 70 (4.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 67 (3.86%) Network Engineer
10 67 (3.86%) Systems Engineer
11 61 (3.52%) Support Analyst
12 58 (3.34%) Senior Manager
13 52 (3.00%) Applications Support
14 46 (2.65%) Systems Analyst
14 46 (2.65%) Business Analyst
15 43 (2.48%) Security Consultant
16 41 (2.36%) Applications Support Analyst
16 41 (2.36%) Agile Project Manager
17 37 (2.13%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (3.98%) .NET
2 60 (3.46%) HTML
3 45 (2.60%) JSP
4 43 (2.48%) ASP.NET
5 37 (2.13%) CSS
5 37 (2.13%) XML
6 32 (1.85%) Software Packaging
7 27 (1.56%) jQuery
8 22 (1.27%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 22 (1.27%) Web Services
9 20 (1.15%) J2EE
10 17 (0.98%) XSLT
11 16 (0.92%) Regular Expression
11 16 (0.92%) ASP.NET MVC
12 14 (0.81%) HTML5
12 14 (0.81%) .NET Framework
13 13 (0.75%) WCF
14 10 (0.58%) JSON
14 10 (0.58%) Application Packaging
14 10 (0.58%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 127 (7.32%) Analytical Skills
2 122 (7.04%) Data Centre
3 57 (3.29%) Clustering
4 52 (3.00%) Management Information System
5 47 (2.71%) Computer Science
6 37 (2.13%) Replication
7 31 (1.79%) Mathematics
8 29 (1.67%) Enterprise Storage
8 29 (1.67%) RMADS
9 28 (1.61%) Statistics
10 27 (1.56%) Thin Client
10 27 (1.56%) Fat Client
11 26 (1.50%) Blackberry
12 23 (1.33%) HP Storage
13 21 (1.21%) GIS
14 20 (1.15%) Physics
15 19 (1.10%) PKI
16 18 (1.04%) Data Protection Act
17 17 (0.98%) CESG
18 12 (0.69%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 498 (28.72%) Windows
2 248 (14.30%) Linux
3 182 (10.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 161 (9.28%) Windows Server 2003
5 138 (7.96%) UNIX
6 88 (5.07%) Windows Server 2012
7 74 (4.27%) Windows 7
8 66 (3.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 63 (3.63%) Windows XP
10 44 (2.54%) Solaris
11 23 (1.33%) Windows 8
12 19 (1.10%) HPUX
13 17 (0.98%) CentOS
14 13 (0.75%) Ubuntu
15 12 (0.69%) Android
16 8 (0.46%) Windows 2000
17 6 (0.35%) Windows NT
18 4 (0.23%) Oracle Linux
19 3 (0.17%) Apple iOS
19 3 (0.17%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 435 (25.09%) ITIL
2 151 (8.71%) Agile Software Development
3 129 (7.44%) Project Management
3 129 (7.44%) Mentoring
4 124 (7.15%) Service Delivery
5 118 (6.81%) Cyber Security
6 115 (6.63%) PRINCE2
7 108 (6.23%) Service Management
8 105 (6.06%) Change Management
9 104 (6.00%) Configuration Management
10 97 (5.59%) Incident Management
11 96 (5.54%) Information Security
12 92 (5.31%) Disaster Recovery
12 92 (5.31%) ERP
13 88 (5.07%) SIEM
14 78 (4.50%) Scrum
15 77 (4.44%) Migration
16 72 (4.15%) Software Engineering
17 70 (4.04%) Stakeholder Management
17 70 (4.04%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 248 (14.30%) SQL
2 121 (6.98%) C
3 115 (6.63%) Java
4 105 (6.06%) PowerShell
5 80 (4.61%) C#
6 75 (4.33%) C++
7 64 (3.69%) JavaScript
8 54 (3.11%) Perl
9 50 (2.88%) Python
10 44 (2.54%) PL/SQL
11 40 (2.31%) VB.NET
12 32 (1.85%) Bash Shell
13 25 (1.44%) VB
14 19 (1.10%) Shell Script
14 19 (1.10%) VBScript
15 14 (0.81%) PHP
16 12 (0.69%) T-SQL
16 12 (0.69%) Ada
16 12 (0.69%) VBA
17 10 (0.58%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1734 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 428 (24.68%) DV Cleared
3 202 (11.65%) Degree
4 149 (8.59%) Cisco Certification
5 111 (6.40%) CCNA
6 108 (6.23%) Microsoft Certification
7 82 (4.73%) CCNP
8 75 (4.33%) MCSE
9 68 (3.92%) MCP
10 62 (3.58%) CISSP
11 43 (2.48%) CCA
11 43 (2.48%) Citrix Certification
11 43 (2.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 34 (1.96%) ISTQB
12 34 (1.96%) ITIL Certification
13 30 (1.73%) ISEB
13 30 (1.73%) MCSA
14 29 (1.67%) CISM
15 26 (1.50%) RHCE
16 21 (1.21%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 191 (11.01%) SLA
2 52 (3.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 32 (1.85%) PCI DSS
4 17 (0.98%) QA
5 11 (0.63%) JSP 440
6 8 (0.46%) GPG13
7 6 (0.35%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.12%) JTAG
8 2 (0.12%) Data Quality
8 2 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.058%) ISO/IEC 17799
9 1 (0.058%) ISO 9000
9 1 (0.058%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 1 (0.058%) COBIT
9 1 (0.058%) FISMA
System Software
1 297 (17.13%) Active Directory
2 180 (10.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 118 (6.81%) Hyper-V
4 76 (4.38%) Microsoft App-V
5 55 (3.17%) XenApp
6 51 (2.94%) vSphere
7 42 (2.42%) VMware ESX
8 37 (2.13%) Terminal Services
8 37 (2.13%) XenDesktop
9 28 (1.61%) ISA Server
10 27 (1.56%) UAG
11 22 (1.27%) XenServer
12 20 (1.15%) Forefront TMG
13 19 (1.10%) Samba
14 14 (0.81%) Xen
15 10 (0.58%) NFS
16 8 (0.46%) vCloud
17 7 (0.40%) Microsoft Virtual Server
17 7 (0.40%) Oracle RAC
18 5 (0.29%) Snort
Systems Management
1 158 (9.11%) SCCM
2 66 (3.81%) SCOM
3 46 (2.65%) NetBackup
4 43 (2.48%) EMC NetWorker
5 41 (2.36%) HP SIM
6 26 (1.50%) HP Data Protector
6 26 (1.50%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 25 (1.44%) WSUS
8 24 (1.38%) EdgeSight
9 17 (0.98%) Puppet
9 17 (0.98%) Nagios
10 13 (0.75%) OpenView Configuration Management
10 13 (0.75%) SCOrch
11 10 (0.58%) Cisco Prime
11 10 (0.58%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 9 (0.52%) Backup Exec
12 9 (0.52%) HP Quality Center
13 8 (0.46%) Netcool
13 8 (0.46%) Cisco LMS
13 8 (0.46%) Opsview
Vendors
1 465 (26.82%) Microsoft
2 258 (14.88%) Cisco
3 252 (14.53%) VMware
4 232 (13.38%) HP
5 209 (12.05%) Oracle
6 156 (9.00%) Citrix
7 93 (5.36%) Juniper
8 78 (4.50%) Symantec
9 66 (3.81%) CheckPoint
10 65 (3.75%) EMC
11 56 (3.23%) F5
12 52 (3.00%) Sun
13 51 (2.94%) Computacenter
14 48 (2.77%) Red Hat
15 44 (2.54%) McAfee
16 39 (2.25%) IBM
17 33 (1.90%) 3PAR
18 31 (1.79%) NetApp
18 31 (1.79%) Blue Coat
19 30 (1.73%) SAP
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Posted: 1 hour ago
Reading, Berkshire
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Salary: £48000 per annum + + Bonus + Pension + 25 Days plus BH
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Salary: Package
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
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Salary: From £42,000 to £45,000 per annum
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Salary: £33000.00 - £38000.00 per annum
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Salary: Competitive
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Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum
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South East
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