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 27 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 52 83 89
Rank change year-on-year
+31 +6
Permanent jobs citing SC Cleared 1068 769 723
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 4.85% 3.53% 3.16%
As % of the Qualifications category 14.62% 11.11% 9.21%
Number of salaries quoted 758 484 534
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +7.14%
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
7304 6921 7847
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 33.18% 31.78% 34.26%
Number of salaries quoted 5511 5467 6738
Average salary £43,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.17% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,625
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 27 November 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 27 November 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 +4 438 £47,500 - 35
Hampshire +8 329 £48,000 +20.00% 77
Surrey +21 150 £46,250 -2.63% 19
Buckinghamshire -5 53 £42,750 -10.00% 14
West Sussex -1 21 £60,000 +84.61% 5
Kent +9 16 £35,000 +27.27% 4
Thames Valley - 9 £50,000 -
East Sussex +2 7 £40,000 +10.34%
Oxfordshire +11 5 £45,000 +5.88% 1
Middlesex 0 5 £60,000 +160.86%
Home Counties - 4 £77,500 -
M4 Corridor - 1 £55,000 -
SC Cleared
England

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 2285 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 804 (35.19%) Windows
3 606 (26.52%) DV Cleared
4 580 (25.38%) Microsoft
5 420 (18.38%) Finance
6 417 (18.25%) SQL
7 393 (17.20%) Active Directory
8 392 (17.16%) ITIL
9 355 (15.54%) Windows Server 2003
10 336 (14.70%) Oracle
11 333 (14.57%) Telecoms
12 325 (14.22%) VMware
13 272 (11.90%) Linux
14 262 (11.47%) MS Excel
15 250 (10.94%) HP
15 250 (10.94%) Windows Server 2008
16 248 (10.85%) Retail
17 245 (10.72%) VMware Infrastructure
18 226 (9.89%) Agile Software Development
19 220 (9.63%) SharePoint
19 220 (9.63%) DNS
20 214 (9.37%) Cisco
20 214 (9.37%) Firewall
21 207 (9.06%) Fujitsu
22 181 (7.92%) Analytical Skills
23 172 (7.53%) Degree
24 171 (7.48%) Incident Management
25 167 (7.31%) PRINCE2
26 166 (7.26%) Citrix
27 165 (7.22%) Project Management

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

For the 6 months to 27 November 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
1 220 (9.63%) SharePoint
2 146 (6.39%) MS Exchange
3 105 (4.60%) SharePoint 2010
4 82 (3.59%) Apache
4 82 (3.59%) IIS
5 74 (3.24%) Exchange Server 2003
6 72 (3.15%) WebLogic
7 58 (2.54%) Exchange Server 2010
8 45 (1.97%) SharePoint Server
9 39 (1.71%) BizTalk Server
10 38 (1.66%) Exchange Server 2013
11 37 (1.62%) WebSphere
12 36 (1.58%) MS Project Server
12 36 (1.58%) Exchange Server 2007
13 34 (1.49%) Exchange Server 5.5
14 32 (1.40%) Lync
15 29 (1.27%) Oracle Workflow
16 20 (0.88%) JBoss
17 19 (0.83%) SharePoint 2013
18 16 (0.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 262 (11.47%) MS Excel
2 88 (3.85%) MS Office
3 35 (1.53%) MS Project
4 19 (0.83%) MS PowerPoint
5 14 (0.61%) MS Visio
6 6 (0.26%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.044%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.044%) Simulink
7 1 (0.044%) Pro/ENGINEER
Business Applications
1 103 (4.51%) Oracle EBS
2 69 (3.02%) Oracle Applications
2 69 (3.02%) Oracle EBS R12
3 60 (2.63%) Oracle ERP
4 18 (0.79%) Oracle iRecruitment
5 15 (0.66%) Oracle HRMS
6 12 (0.53%) Dynamics CRM
7 8 (0.35%) Oracle Payroll
8 6 (0.26%) Oracle Payables
8 6 (0.26%) Oracle Receivables
8 6 (0.26%) Oracle General Ledger
9 3 (0.13%) Maximo
9 3 (0.13%) Oracle CRM
9 3 (0.13%) Oracle Financials
10 2 (0.088%) Summit
10 2 (0.088%) SAP ERP
10 2 (0.088%) Oracle Internet Expenses
10 2 (0.088%) Hyperion Planning
11 1 (0.044%) Oracle BPM
11 1 (0.044%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 17 (0.74%) Office 365
2 16 (0.70%) Taleo
3 10 (0.44%) SaaS
4 6 (0.26%) IaaS
4 6 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (0.18%) PaaS
6 2 (0.088%) OpenShift
6 2 (0.088%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (0.088%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 220 (9.63%) DNS
2 214 (9.37%) Firewall
3 141 (6.17%) DHCP
4 98 (4.29%) LAN
5 94 (4.11%) TCP/IP
6 92 (4.03%) WAN
7 84 (3.68%) SAN
8 69 (3.02%) Network Security
9 66 (2.89%) Internet
10 65 (2.84%) Wireshark
11 56 (2.45%) Wireless
12 54 (2.36%) VPN
13 52 (2.28%) LDAP
14 48 (2.10%) HTTP
15 44 (1.93%) Cisco ASA
15 44 (1.93%) tcpdump
16 38 (1.66%) VoIP
17 35 (1.53%) X.509
18 34 (1.49%) ISDN
19 26 (1.14%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 155 (6.78%) SQL Server
2 104 (4.55%) Oracle Database
3 71 (3.11%) Oracle Discoverer
4 69 (3.02%) EDRMS
5 53 (2.32%) IDOL
6 45 (1.97%) MySQL
7 29 (1.27%) Relational Database
8 26 (1.14%) RDBMS
9 25 (1.09%) Oracle Database 10g
10 23 (1.01%) Oracle Database 11g
11 21 (0.92%) SQL Server 2005
11 21 (0.92%) Oracle BI EE
11 21 (0.92%) SQL Server 2008
12 15 (0.66%) Oracle BI Publisher
12 15 (0.66%) Oracle Reports
13 12 (0.53%) Data Warehouse
13 12 (0.53%) Big Data
14 10 (0.44%) Data Mining
15 9 (0.39%) Hadoop
15 9 (0.39%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 74 (3.24%) TestDirector
2 56 (2.45%) Subversion
3 44 (1.93%) Oracle Forms
4 39 (1.71%) Jenkins
5 38 (1.66%) Visual Studio
6 33 (1.44%) QuickTest Pro
6 33 (1.44%) JIRA
7 31 (1.36%) LoadRunner
8 30 (1.31%) Maven
9 28 (1.23%) GCC
10 25 (1.09%) GDB
10 25 (1.09%) Team Foundation Server
11 24 (1.05%) Git (software)
12 21 (0.92%) Selenium
13 18 (0.79%) WinRunner
13 18 (0.79%) Eclipse
14 14 (0.61%) Mercurial
15 13 (0.57%) PVCS
16 11 (0.48%) JUnit
17 10 (0.44%) MSI
General
1 420 (18.38%) Finance
2 333 (14.57%) Telecoms
3 248 (10.85%) Retail
4 75 (3.28%) Military
5 48 (2.10%) Electronics
6 40 (1.75%) Back Office
7 37 (1.62%) Legal
8 36 (1.58%) Aerospace
9 24 (1.05%) German Language
10 17 (0.74%) Banking
10 17 (0.74%) Local Government
10 17 (0.74%) Marketing
11 14 (0.61%) Law
12 13 (0.57%) Publishing
13 9 (0.39%) Manufacturing
14 6 (0.26%) Italian Language
14 6 (0.26%) Spanish Language
14 6 (0.26%) French Language
15 5 (0.22%) Norwegian Language
15 5 (0.22%) Danish Language
Job Titles
1 333 (14.57%) Analyst
2 282 (12.34%) Consultant
3 251 (10.98%) Architect
4 202 (8.84%) Support Engineer
5 181 (7.92%) Developer
6 117 (5.12%) Project Manager
7 85 (3.72%) Test Analyst
8 79 (3.46%) Security Consultant
9 62 (2.71%) Network Engineer
9 62 (2.71%) Senior Analyst
10 57 (2.49%) Security Analyst
11 56 (2.45%) 2nd Line Support
12 55 (2.41%) 3rd Line Support
12 55 (2.41%) DBA
12 55 (2.41%) Security Architect
13 54 (2.36%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
14 53 (2.32%) Oracle DBA
15 51 (2.23%) Oracle Consultant
15 51 (2.23%) Senior Architect
16 50 (2.19%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 139 (6.08%) .NET
2 85 (3.72%) XML
3 84 (3.68%) HTML
4 66 (2.89%) ASP.NET
5 53 (2.32%) J2EE
5 53 (2.32%) Middleware
6 44 (1.93%) Web Services
7 43 (1.88%) Oracle Fusion
8 33 (1.44%) .NET Framework
9 32 (1.40%) WCF
9 32 (1.40%) Hibernate
9 32 (1.40%) CSS
10 27 (1.18%) SOAP
11 26 (1.14%) jQuery
11 26 (1.14%) Boost C++ Libraries
12 25 (1.09%) STL
12 25 (1.09%) Spring
13 23 (1.01%) JSP
14 21 (0.92%) Ajax
15 17 (0.74%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 181 (7.92%) Analytical Skills
2 93 (4.07%) Management Information System
3 86 (3.76%) PKI
4 82 (3.59%) Clustering
5 78 (3.41%) Statistics
6 37 (1.62%) Smartcard
7 36 (1.58%) CESG
8 35 (1.53%) Computer Science
9 31 (1.36%) RMADS
10 28 (1.23%) Mathematics
10 28 (1.23%) CESG CLAS
11 26 (1.14%) Replication
12 23 (1.01%) Open Source
13 21 (0.92%) Blackberry
14 20 (0.88%) Cryptography
15 17 (0.74%) Physics
16 15 (0.66%) Smartphone
17 13 (0.57%) Enterprise Storage
18 12 (0.53%) Enterprise Software
18 12 (0.53%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 804 (35.19%) Windows
2 355 (15.54%) Windows Server 2003
3 272 (11.90%) Linux
4 250 (10.94%) Windows Server 2008
5 160 (7.00%) Windows XP
6 130 (5.69%) UNIX
7 121 (5.30%) Windows 7
8 101 (4.42%) Windows Server 2012
9 56 (2.45%) HPUX
10 49 (2.14%) Windows 2000 Server
11 42 (1.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 37 (1.62%) Windows 2000
13 36 (1.58%) Solaris
14 23 (1.01%) AIX
14 23 (1.01%) Windows 8
15 20 (0.88%) CentOS
16 12 (0.53%) Debian
16 12 (0.53%) Ubuntu
17 11 (0.48%) Android
18 9 (0.39%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 392 (17.16%) ITIL
2 226 (9.89%) Agile Software Development
3 171 (7.48%) Incident Management
4 167 (7.31%) PRINCE2
5 165 (7.22%) Project Management
6 152 (6.65%) Mentoring
7 149 (6.52%) Service Management
8 123 (5.38%) Risk Management
9 114 (4.99%) SIEM
10 109 (4.77%) Root Cause Analysis
11 104 (4.55%) Change Management
12 99 (4.33%) Software Distribution
13 94 (4.11%) Service Delivery
13 94 (4.11%) Migration
13 94 (4.11%) Stakeholder Management
14 90 (3.94%) TOGAF
15 89 (3.89%) UML
15 89 (3.89%) ERP
16 88 (3.85%) Scrum
17 85 (3.72%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 417 (18.25%) SQL
2 162 (7.09%) Java
3 145 (6.35%) PowerShell
4 138 (6.04%) C#
5 106 (4.64%) C++
6 103 (4.51%) C
7 97 (4.25%) JavaScript
8 59 (2.58%) Python
9 58 (2.54%) PL/SQL
10 50 (2.19%) Shell Script
11 46 (2.01%) PHP
12 41 (1.79%) VBScript
12 41 (1.79%) VB.NET
13 40 (1.75%) Bash Shell
14 39 (1.71%) VB
15 27 (1.18%) Perl
15 27 (1.18%) XPath
15 27 (1.18%) Ruby
16 13 (0.57%) Delphi
17 12 (0.53%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 2285 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 606 (26.52%) DV Cleared
3 172 (7.53%) Degree
4 120 (5.25%) Microsoft Certification
5 103 (4.51%) Cisco Certification
6 85 (3.72%) ISEB
7 72 (3.15%) CISSP
8 65 (2.84%) ISTQB
9 57 (2.49%) MCSE
10 56 (2.45%) CCNP
11 52 (2.28%) GCIA
12 50 (2.19%) CTC Cleared
13 49 (2.14%) CCNA
14 45 (1.97%) MCP
15 38 (1.66%) GCIH
16 36 (1.58%) ITIL Certification
17 34 (1.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
18 29 (1.27%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
19 26 (1.14%) JNCIA
20 25 (1.09%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 132 (5.78%) SLA
2 73 (3.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 34 (1.49%) QA
4 14 (0.61%) ISO 9001
4 14 (0.61%) PCI DSS
5 8 (0.35%) Data Quality
6 4 (0.18%) GPG13
6 4 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (0.13%) ISO 9000
7 3 (0.13%) ISO 14001
8 2 (0.088%) TickIT
8 2 (0.088%) JSP 440
9 1 (0.044%) COBIT
System Software
1 393 (17.20%) Active Directory
2 245 (10.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 125 (5.47%) Hyper-V
4 62 (2.71%) XenApp
5 56 (2.45%) ISA Server
6 54 (2.36%) vSphere
7 45 (1.97%) Oracle RAC
8 38 (1.66%) VMware ESX
9 24 (1.05%) Terminal Services
10 23 (1.01%) XenDesktop
11 21 (0.92%) Forefront TMG
12 18 (0.79%) Microsoft App-V
13 15 (0.66%) Snort
14 12 (0.53%) VMware ESXi
15 11 (0.48%) UAG
16 9 (0.39%) XenServer
17 7 (0.31%) Samba
17 7 (0.31%) NFS
18 6 (0.26%) Microsoft Virtual Server
18 6 (0.26%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 135 (5.91%) SCCM
2 95 (4.16%) HP Quality Center
3 93 (4.07%) SCOM
4 81 (3.54%) NetBackup
5 75 (3.28%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 69 (3.02%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 45 (1.97%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 32 (1.40%) EMC NetWorker
9 26 (1.14%) Netcool
9 26 (1.14%) Norton AntiVirus
10 22 (0.96%) SCVMM
11 21 (0.92%) HP SIM
12 20 (0.88%) Nagios
13 18 (0.79%) McAfee ePO
13 18 (0.79%) WSUS
14 15 (0.66%) Puppet
15 14 (0.61%) EdgeSight
16 10 (0.44%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
17 9 (0.39%) Cisco Prime
17 9 (0.39%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 580 (25.38%) Microsoft
2 336 (14.70%) Oracle
3 325 (14.22%) VMware
4 250 (10.94%) HP
5 214 (9.37%) Cisco
6 207 (9.06%) Fujitsu
7 166 (7.26%) Citrix
8 118 (5.16%) Juniper
9 113 (4.95%) McAfee
10 78 (3.41%) Veritas
11 68 (2.98%) EMC
12 63 (2.76%) Meridio
13 52 (2.28%) Sourcefire
14 51 (2.23%) IBM
15 48 (2.10%) Symantec
15 48 (2.10%) F5
16 43 (1.88%) Red Hat
17 36 (1.58%) LogRhythm
18 35 (1.53%) Sophos
19 28 (1.23%) CheckPoint
Surrey
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + bonus, healthcare etc
Posted: 3 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: From £60,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Gosport, Hampshire
CSC
Posted: 6 hours ago
Tadley, Hampshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £46200 per annum + + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Tadley, Hampshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £36107 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Tadley, Hampshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £43557 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Tadley, Hampshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £36000 - £41384 per annum + DV uplift + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Tadley, Hampshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £3000 - £36107 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Tadley, Hampshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £17000 - £27000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £35,000 to £85,000 per annum plus outstanding package
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £35,000 to £85,000 per annum plus outstanding package
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Havant, Hampshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Roc Search
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum + +Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £42000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £42000 per annum + £1,200 DV allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
Andover, Hampshire
Steria
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum Flexible Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Horsham, West Sussex
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago