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 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 52 71 72
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +1
Permanent jobs citing SC Cleared 1047 813 855
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 4.79% 3.78% 3.78%
As % of the Qualifications category 14.60% 12.08% 10.99%
Number of salaries quoted 729 521 660
Average salary £48,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £29,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £57,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%
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
7170 6732 7781
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 32.82% 31.27% 34.43%
Number of salaries quoted 5475 5412 6643
Average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,750 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £63,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 21 October 2014.

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 21 October 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
Berkshire +4 421 £50,000 +5.26% 32
Hampshire +5 333 £48,000 +20.00% 62
Surrey +16 164 £45,000 - 17
Buckinghamshire +1 46 £40,000 -12.08% 8
East Sussex +2 19 £40,000 +10.34%
West Sussex -16 15 £57,500 +76.92% 2
Kent +15 14 £35,625 -28.75% 7
Oxfordshire +19 8 £47,000 +10.58% 5
Thames Valley - 5 £62,500 -
Middlesex -6 4 £60,000 +160.86% 2
M4 Corridor - 1 £55,000 -
SC Cleared
England

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 2316 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 796 (34.37%) Windows
3 624 (26.94%) Microsoft
4 558 (24.09%) DV Cleared
5 436 (18.83%) Finance
6 403 (17.40%) SQL
7 395 (17.06%) Active Directory
8 370 (15.98%) ITIL
9 342 (14.77%) Telecoms
10 338 (14.59%) Oracle
11 331 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
12 311 (13.43%) VMware
13 278 (12.00%) Linux
14 273 (11.79%) Retail
15 255 (11.01%) SharePoint
16 253 (10.92%) Agile Software Development
17 252 (10.88%) MS Excel
18 246 (10.62%) Windows Server 2008
19 226 (9.76%) VMware Infrastructure
20 224 (9.67%) HP
21 213 (9.20%) Fujitsu
22 211 (9.11%) Degree
23 202 (8.72%) DNS
24 199 (8.59%) Java
24 199 (8.59%) Firewall
25 186 (8.03%) PRINCE2
26 183 (7.90%) Analytical Skills
27 181 (7.82%) Cisco
28 180 (7.77%) Project Management
29 174 (7.51%) SQL Server

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

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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
1 255 (11.01%) SharePoint
2 170 (7.34%) MS Exchange
3 95 (4.10%) SharePoint 2010
4 91 (3.93%) Exchange Server 2003
5 78 (3.37%) Apache
6 77 (3.32%) Exchange Server 2010
7 74 (3.20%) IIS
8 64 (2.76%) SharePoint Server
9 63 (2.72%) WebLogic
10 51 (2.20%) Exchange Server 2013
11 50 (2.16%) Exchange Server 2007
12 41 (1.77%) WebSphere
13 39 (1.68%) Exchange Server 5.5
14 35 (1.51%) MS Project Server
15 32 (1.38%) Lync
16 31 (1.34%) BizTalk Server
17 28 (1.21%) JBoss
18 27 (1.17%) Oracle Workflow
19 25 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2000
20 23 (0.99%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 252 (10.88%) MS Excel
2 82 (3.54%) MS Office
3 34 (1.47%) MS Project
4 20 (0.86%) MS Visio
5 16 (0.69%) MS PowerPoint
6 8 (0.35%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.043%) Pro/ENGINEER
Business Applications
1 89 (3.84%) Oracle EBS
2 64 (2.76%) Oracle ERP
3 58 (2.50%) Oracle Applications
4 56 (2.42%) Oracle EBS R12
5 17 (0.73%) Oracle iRecruitment
6 7 (0.30%) Dynamics CRM
7 5 (0.22%) Oracle Financials
7 5 (0.22%) Maximo
8 3 (0.13%) Summit
8 3 (0.13%) Oracle CRM
8 3 (0.13%) Oracle HRMS
8 3 (0.13%) Oracle Payroll
9 2 (0.086%) Oracle 11i
9 2 (0.086%) Oracle General Ledger
9 2 (0.086%) Hyperion Planning
9 2 (0.086%) Dynamics AX
9 2 (0.086%) Oracle Payables
9 2 (0.086%) Oracle Receivables
9 2 (0.086%) Oracle Cash Management
9 2 (0.086%) Oracle Assets
Cloud Services
1 16 (0.69%) Taleo
2 15 (0.65%) Office 365
3 10 (0.43%) IaaS
4 9 (0.39%) SaaS
4 9 (0.39%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (0.17%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (0.13%) PaaS
6 3 (0.13%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 202 (8.72%) DNS
2 199 (8.59%) Firewall
3 126 (5.44%) DHCP
4 81 (3.50%) SAN
5 76 (3.28%) TCP/IP
6 74 (3.20%) LAN
7 73 (3.15%) WAN
8 70 (3.02%) Internet
9 59 (2.55%) Network Security
10 52 (2.25%) LDAP
11 50 (2.16%) Wireshark
12 47 (2.03%) HTTP
13 44 (1.90%) Wireless
14 42 (1.81%) tcpdump
15 40 (1.73%) ISDN
16 39 (1.68%) Cisco ASA
17 37 (1.60%) X.509
18 35 (1.51%) VoIP
18 35 (1.51%) VPN
19 30 (1.30%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 174 (7.51%) SQL Server
2 90 (3.89%) Oracle Database
3 63 (2.72%) EDRMS
4 62 (2.68%) Oracle Discoverer
5 44 (1.90%) IDOL
6 40 (1.73%) MySQL
7 36 (1.55%) Relational Database
8 26 (1.12%) RDBMS
9 25 (1.08%) SQL Server 2008
10 22 (0.95%) Oracle Database 10g
11 21 (0.91%) Oracle Database 11g
12 20 (0.86%) SQL Server 2005
13 18 (0.78%) Oracle BI EE
14 15 (0.65%) Oracle BI Publisher
14 15 (0.65%) Hadoop
14 15 (0.65%) Oracle Reports
15 13 (0.56%) Data Warehouse
15 13 (0.56%) Data Mining
16 11 (0.47%) Big Data
17 8 (0.35%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 78 (3.37%) TestDirector
2 58 (2.50%) Subversion
3 39 (1.68%) QuickTest Pro
4 38 (1.64%) Maven
5 36 (1.55%) Visual Studio
5 36 (1.55%) Jenkins
6 29 (1.25%) Oracle Forms
7 26 (1.12%) GCC
8 25 (1.08%) JIRA
9 24 (1.04%) GDB
9 24 (1.04%) Eclipse
9 24 (1.04%) Team Foundation Server
10 23 (0.99%) Selenium
11 21 (0.91%) Git (software)
11 21 (0.91%) WinRunner
12 19 (0.82%) LoadRunner
13 14 (0.60%) JUnit
14 11 (0.47%) PVCS
15 9 (0.39%) WebDriver
15 9 (0.39%) Mercurial
General
1 436 (18.83%) Finance
2 342 (14.77%) Telecoms
3 273 (11.79%) Retail
4 76 (3.28%) Military
5 62 (2.68%) Back Office
6 39 (1.68%) Legal
7 38 (1.64%) German Language
8 34 (1.47%) Electronics
9 28 (1.21%) Aerospace
10 18 (0.78%) Local Government
11 17 (0.73%) Marketing
12 15 (0.65%) Law
13 13 (0.56%) Publishing
14 12 (0.52%) Banking
15 8 (0.35%) Manufacturing
16 6 (0.26%) French Language
16 6 (0.26%) Spanish Language
16 6 (0.26%) Italian Language
17 5 (0.22%) Norwegian Language
17 5 (0.22%) Danish Language
Job Titles
1 341 (14.72%) Analyst
2 281 (12.13%) Consultant
3 270 (11.66%) Architect
4 212 (9.15%) Support Engineer
5 197 (8.51%) Developer
6 132 (5.70%) Project Manager
7 89 (3.84%) Test Analyst
8 72 (3.11%) Security Consultant
9 67 (2.89%) Security Analyst
10 65 (2.81%) Security Engineer
11 59 (2.55%) Senior Analyst
12 56 (2.42%) Java Developer
12 56 (2.42%) Business Analyst
12 56 (2.42%) Network Engineer
13 55 (2.37%) Solutions Architect
14 54 (2.33%) Security Architect
14 54 (2.33%) 2nd Line Support
14 54 (2.33%) 3rd Line Support
15 53 (2.29%) Test Manager
16 52 (2.25%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 169 (7.30%) .NET
2 114 (4.92%) HTML
3 96 (4.15%) XML
4 93 (4.02%) ASP.NET
5 73 (3.15%) Web Services
6 59 (2.55%) J2EE
7 58 (2.50%) .NET Framework
8 54 (2.33%) Hibernate
9 52 (2.25%) Middleware
9 52 (2.25%) SOAP
10 51 (2.20%) Spring
11 38 (1.64%) Oracle Fusion
12 36 (1.55%) CSS
12 36 (1.55%) WCF
13 32 (1.38%) HTML5
14 29 (1.25%) jQuery
15 26 (1.12%) Ajax
16 25 (1.08%) JSP
17 24 (1.04%) STL
17 24 (1.04%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 183 (7.90%) Analytical Skills
2 107 (4.62%) Management Information System
3 89 (3.84%) PKI
4 78 (3.37%) Clustering
5 76 (3.28%) Statistics
6 43 (1.86%) CESG
6 43 (1.86%) RMADS
7 39 (1.68%) Smartcard
8 38 (1.64%) Mathematics
9 36 (1.55%) Open Source
10 35 (1.51%) Computer Science
11 32 (1.38%) CESG CLAS
12 27 (1.17%) Blackberry
13 22 (0.95%) Physics
14 18 (0.78%) Cryptography
15 15 (0.65%) Enterprise Software
15 15 (0.65%) Algorithms
16 14 (0.60%) Thin Client
16 14 (0.60%) Fat Client
16 14 (0.60%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 796 (34.37%) Windows
2 331 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
3 278 (12.00%) Linux
4 246 (10.62%) Windows Server 2008
5 154 (6.65%) Windows XP
6 133 (5.74%) UNIX
7 116 (5.01%) Windows 7
8 96 (4.15%) Windows Server 2012
9 46 (1.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 45 (1.94%) Windows 2000
11 43 (1.86%) HPUX
12 38 (1.64%) Solaris
13 30 (1.30%) Windows 2000 Server
14 24 (1.04%) AIX
15 19 (0.82%) CentOS
16 14 (0.60%) Windows 8
17 12 (0.52%) Debian
17 12 (0.52%) Ubuntu
18 11 (0.47%) Android
19 9 (0.39%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 370 (15.98%) ITIL
2 253 (10.92%) Agile Software Development
3 186 (8.03%) PRINCE2
4 180 (7.77%) Project Management
5 147 (6.35%) Incident Management
5 147 (6.35%) Mentoring
6 134 (5.79%) Risk Management
7 129 (5.57%) Service Management
8 111 (4.79%) SIEM
9 107 (4.62%) Business Development
10 106 (4.58%) Disaster Recovery
11 104 (4.49%) Stakeholder Management
12 98 (4.23%) UML
13 96 (4.15%) Configuration Management
14 92 (3.97%) Migration
15 89 (3.84%) Coaching
16 88 (3.80%) ERP
16 88 (3.80%) Network Design
17 87 (3.76%) Change Management
18 86 (3.71%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 403 (17.40%) SQL
2 199 (8.59%) Java
3 158 (6.82%) C#
4 132 (5.70%) PowerShell
5 114 (4.92%) JavaScript
6 98 (4.23%) C++
7 97 (4.19%) C
8 70 (3.02%) VB.NET
9 61 (2.63%) Python
10 54 (2.33%) Shell Script
11 45 (1.94%) PL/SQL
12 44 (1.90%) VB
13 42 (1.81%) VBScript
14 40 (1.73%) Bash Shell
15 34 (1.47%) PHP
16 32 (1.38%) Perl
17 24 (1.04%) Ruby
17 24 (1.04%) XPath
18 17 (0.73%) ABAP
18 17 (0.73%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 2316 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 558 (24.09%) DV Cleared
3 211 (9.11%) Degree
4 121 (5.22%) Microsoft Certification
5 98 (4.23%) ISEB
6 94 (4.06%) CTC Cleared
7 92 (3.97%) Cisco Certification
8 81 (3.50%) ISTQB
9 66 (2.85%) MCP
10 59 (2.55%) GCIA
11 52 (2.25%) MCSE
12 50 (2.16%) CISSP
13 47 (2.03%) CCNP
14 45 (1.94%) CCNA
15 42 (1.81%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 38 (1.64%) ITIL Certification
16 38 (1.64%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
17 37 (1.60%) GCIH
18 28 (1.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
19 26 (1.12%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 105 (4.53%) SLA
2 67 (2.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 33 (1.42%) QA
4 22 (0.95%) ISO 9001
5 9 (0.39%) PCI DSS
6 8 (0.35%) Data Quality
7 6 (0.26%) COBIT
7 6 (0.26%) DO-178B
8 5 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 3 (0.13%) ISO 14001
10 2 (0.086%) TickIT
11 1 (0.043%) JSP 440
System Software
1 395 (17.06%) Active Directory
2 226 (9.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 138 (5.96%) Hyper-V
4 64 (2.76%) XenApp
5 47 (2.03%) vSphere
6 46 (1.99%) ISA Server
7 45 (1.94%) VMware ESX
8 40 (1.73%) Oracle RAC
9 25 (1.08%) Terminal Services
10 23 (0.99%) XenDesktop
11 22 (0.95%) Forefront TMG
12 17 (0.73%) Snort
12 17 (0.73%) Microsoft App-V
13 16 (0.69%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 16 (0.69%) UAG
14 11 (0.47%) VMware ESXi
15 9 (0.39%) vCloud
15 9 (0.39%) VMware Server
16 7 (0.30%) VMware Workstation
17 5 (0.22%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 123 (5.31%) SCCM
2 101 (4.36%) HP Quality Center
3 82 (3.54%) NetBackup
4 81 (3.50%) SCOM
5 63 (2.72%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 57 (2.46%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 38 (1.64%) EMC NetWorker
8 37 (1.60%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 31 (1.34%) Norton AntiVirus
10 28 (1.21%) Netcool
11 26 (1.12%) HP SIM
11 26 (1.12%) WSUS
12 19 (0.82%) SCVMM
12 19 (0.82%) McAfee ePO
13 13 (0.56%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
13 13 (0.56%) Nagios
14 12 (0.52%) Tivoli
15 11 (0.47%) Puppet
16 10 (0.43%) Backup Exec
17 8 (0.35%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 624 (26.94%) Microsoft
2 338 (14.59%) Oracle
3 311 (13.43%) VMware
4 224 (9.67%) HP
5 213 (9.20%) Fujitsu
6 181 (7.82%) Cisco
7 163 (7.04%) Citrix
8 101 (4.36%) McAfee
9 97 (4.19%) Juniper
10 75 (3.24%) EMC
11 74 (3.20%) Veritas
12 63 (2.72%) Symantec
13 57 (2.46%) Sourcefire
14 55 (2.37%) Meridio
15 52 (2.25%) IBM
16 47 (2.03%) Red Hat
17 43 (1.86%) F5
18 41 (1.77%) LogRhythm
19 30 (1.30%) Remedy
20 27 (1.17%) Sophos
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Ping IT Recruitment ltd
Salary: From £38,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 36 minutes ago
Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 2 hours ago
Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 2 hours ago
Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 2 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 hours ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
CGI
Salary: £26000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 8 hours ago
Aldershot, Hampshire
CSC
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 9 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £34900.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Aldershot, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £55000.00 - £80000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £38000.00 - £42000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Berkshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £41000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Aldershot, Hampshire
CSC
Salary: Unspecified + shift allowance
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Superb benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Farnham, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Havant, Hampshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £44000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Havant, Hampshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
Sanderson
Salary: £275 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday