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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 77 42 56
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +14
Permanent jobs citing SC Cleared 775 1217 927
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 3.72% 5.47% 4.37%
As % of the Qualifications category 11.77% 16.41% 13.63%
Number of salaries quoted 567 819 609
Average salary £45,000 £48,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,450 £25,950
10% offered a salary of more than £65,800 £72,000 £61,400
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%
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
6585 7418 6799
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 31.60% 33.32% 32.03%
Number of salaries quoted 5226 5646 5473
Average salary £43,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.17% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £64,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +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 28 August 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 28 August 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 -9 262 £40,000 -15.78% 36
Berkshire -33 211 £52,500 - 19
Surrey -16 105 £45,000 - 17
Buckinghamshire +17 84 £50,000 +21.95% 13
Oxfordshire +57 65 £32,500 -32.64% 6
West Sussex +6 17 £45,000 -10.00% 1
Kent +2 15 £40,000 +14.28% 2
Middlesex +5 10 £25,000 -28.57%
SC Cleared
England

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 1575 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 410 (26.03%) Microsoft
3 378 (24.00%) Windows
4 356 (22.60%) ITIL
5 268 (17.02%) DV Cleared
6 249 (15.81%) Cisco
7 228 (14.48%) Active Directory
8 209 (13.27%) Linux
9 197 (12.51%) Degree
10 191 (12.13%) Firewall
11 189 (12.00%) VMware
12 179 (11.37%) SQL
13 178 (11.30%) Finance
14 177 (11.24%) MS Excel
15 176 (11.17%) Oracle
16 174 (11.05%) SLA
17 151 (9.59%) HP
18 147 (9.33%) Windows Server 2008
19 146 (9.27%) Agile Software Development
20 145 (9.21%) Project Management
21 144 (9.14%) UNIX
22 143 (9.08%) Cisco Certification
23 141 (8.95%) VMware Infrastructure
24 134 (8.51%) Telecoms
25 129 (8.19%) Java
26 127 (8.06%) Citrix
27 124 (7.87%) Windows Server 2003
28 115 (7.30%) WAN
29 114 (7.24%) LAN
30 112 (7.11%) SharePoint

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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
1 112 (7.11%) SharePoint
2 96 (6.10%) MS Exchange
3 76 (4.83%) Exchange Server 2010
4 64 (4.06%) Lync
5 53 (3.37%) IIS
6 48 (3.05%) Exchange Server 2007
7 34 (2.16%) Exchange Server 2003
8 29 (1.84%) SharePoint 2013
9 23 (1.46%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 19 (1.21%) Exchange Server 2013
11 18 (1.14%) SharePoint Server
11 18 (1.14%) SharePoint 2010
12 16 (1.02%) WebSphere
13 15 (0.95%) JBoss
14 14 (0.89%) Elasticsearch
15 13 (0.83%) Office Communications Server
16 11 (0.70%) WebLogic
17 10 (0.63%) CMS
17 10 (0.63%) Apache
17 10 (0.63%) Tomcat
Applications
1 177 (11.24%) MS Excel
2 77 (4.89%) MS Office
3 27 (1.71%) MS PowerPoint
4 19 (1.21%) MS Visio
5 14 (0.89%) MS Project
6 5 (0.32%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.19%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 31 (1.97%) Oracle EBS R12
2 23 (1.46%) Oracle EBS
3 14 (0.89%) Oracle HRMS
4 13 (0.83%) Oracle Payables
4 13 (0.83%) Oracle Receivables
4 13 (0.83%) Oracle General Ledger
4 13 (0.83%) Dynamics CRM
5 12 (0.76%) Oracle 11i
6 10 (0.63%) Primavera
6 10 (0.63%) Oracle Applications
7 7 (0.44%) Summit
7 7 (0.44%) SAP SRM
8 5 (0.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 5 (0.32%) SAP CRM
9 4 (0.25%) SAP FI/CO
9 4 (0.25%) SAP CO
9 4 (0.25%) SAP FI
10 3 (0.19%) LabWindows
10 3 (0.19%) Teamcenter
10 3 (0.19%) Oracle iRecruitment
Cloud Services
1 66 (4.19%) Office 365
2 14 (0.89%) SuccessFactors
2 14 (0.89%) SaaS
3 11 (0.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (0.70%) Azure Active Directory
4 7 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (0.32%) IaaS
6 4 (0.25%) PaaS
7 1 (0.063%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 191 (12.13%) Firewall
2 115 (7.30%) WAN
3 114 (7.24%) LAN
4 106 (6.73%) TCP/IP
5 102 (6.48%) DNS
6 73 (4.63%) SAN
7 66 (4.19%) DHCP
8 65 (4.13%) Wireless
9 57 (3.62%) VoIP
10 39 (2.48%) MPLS
11 37 (2.35%) Network Security
12 34 (2.16%) NetScaler
13 31 (1.97%) Cisco ASA
14 30 (1.90%) BGP
14 30 (1.90%) Internet
15 29 (1.84%) OSPF
16 28 (1.78%) SMTP
16 28 (1.78%) HTTP
17 24 (1.52%) iSCSI
17 24 (1.52%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (4.76%) SQL Server
2 37 (2.35%) Big Data
3 33 (2.10%) Oracle Database
3 33 (2.10%) Relational Database
4 25 (1.59%) Oracle Reports
5 16 (1.02%) MySQL
6 15 (0.95%) Data Warehouse
7 13 (0.83%) Oracle BI EE
8 12 (0.76%) QlikView
9 11 (0.70%) Hadoop
9 11 (0.70%) RDBMS
10 9 (0.57%) Data Mining
10 9 (0.57%) SAP BW
10 9 (0.57%) NoSQL
11 7 (0.44%) Oracle Database 10g
11 7 (0.44%) BusinessObjects
11 7 (0.44%) SAP BI
11 7 (0.44%) DB2
12 5 (0.32%) MongoDB
12 5 (0.32%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 40 (2.54%) Subversion
2 29 (1.84%) Git (software)
3 26 (1.65%) Oracle Forms
4 22 (1.40%) Selenium
5 20 (1.27%) LoadRunner
6 18 (1.14%) Rational DOORS
7 16 (1.02%) JIRA
8 13 (0.83%) Bugzilla
9 12 (0.76%) ClearCase
10 8 (0.51%) Jenkins
11 7 (0.44%) Visual Studio
11 7 (0.44%) TestDirector
11 7 (0.44%) Maven
12 6 (0.38%) HP UFT
12 6 (0.38%) Rational Application Developer
13 5 (0.32%) eggPlant
13 5 (0.32%) JUnit
14 4 (0.25%) PVCS
14 4 (0.25%) Eclipse
14 4 (0.25%) NetBeans
General
1 178 (11.30%) Finance
2 134 (8.51%) Telecoms
3 30 (1.90%) Publishing
4 28 (1.78%) Marketing
5 23 (1.46%) Legal
6 22 (1.40%) Aerospace
7 21 (1.33%) Manufacturing
8 19 (1.21%) Military
9 11 (0.70%) Retail
10 9 (0.57%) Banking
10 9 (0.57%) Law
11 7 (0.44%) Electronics
12 4 (0.25%) Avionics
13 1 (0.063%) Billing
13 1 (0.063%) General Ledger
13 1 (0.063%) Retail Banking
13 1 (0.063%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 346 (21.97%) Analyst
2 137 (8.70%) Developer
3 135 (8.57%) Consultant
4 110 (6.98%) Project Manager
5 108 (6.86%) Architect
6 90 (5.71%) Support Engineer
7 81 (5.14%) Support Analyst
8 76 (4.83%) Network Engineer
9 75 (4.76%) Administrator
10 63 (4.00%) Systems Engineer
11 53 (3.37%) Applications Support
12 50 (3.17%) Systems Administrator
13 48 (3.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 43 (2.73%) Senior Manager
15 42 (2.67%) Security Consultant
16 41 (2.60%) Applications Support Analyst
17 39 (2.48%) Business Analyst
18 35 (2.22%) Service Analyst
19 33 (2.10%) Test Engineer
19 33 (2.10%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (4.83%) HTML
2 70 (4.44%) .NET
3 54 (3.43%) CSS
4 47 (2.98%) XML
5 38 (2.41%) JSP
6 37 (2.35%) ASP.NET
7 33 (2.10%) Web Services
8 26 (1.65%) jQuery
9 25 (1.59%) J2EE
10 23 (1.46%) Software Packaging
11 21 (1.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 19 (1.21%) HTML5
13 18 (1.14%) XSLT
14 16 (1.02%) JSON
14 16 (1.02%) ASP.NET MVC
15 15 (0.95%) Regular Expression
16 14 (0.89%) .NET Framework
17 13 (0.83%) WCF
18 12 (0.76%) Ajax
19 11 (0.70%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 105 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 98 (6.22%) Data Centre
3 44 (2.79%) Clustering
3 44 (2.79%) Computer Science
4 37 (2.35%) Management Information System
5 32 (2.03%) Replication
6 30 (1.90%) Mathematics
7 27 (1.71%) Enterprise Storage
8 25 (1.59%) RMADS
9 22 (1.40%) Blackberry
10 21 (1.33%) Thin Client
10 21 (1.33%) Fat Client
11 20 (1.27%) CESG
12 17 (1.08%) PKI
12 17 (1.08%) HP Storage
13 15 (0.95%) Algorithms
14 14 (0.89%) Statistics
15 13 (0.83%) Physics
15 13 (0.83%) GIS
16 11 (0.70%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 378 (24.00%) Windows
2 209 (13.27%) Linux
3 147 (9.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 144 (9.14%) UNIX
5 124 (7.87%) Windows Server 2003
6 84 (5.33%) Windows Server 2012
7 57 (3.62%) Windows 7
8 42 (2.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 37 (2.35%) Solaris
10 24 (1.52%) Windows XP
11 22 (1.40%) Windows 8
12 14 (0.89%) Ubuntu
13 11 (0.70%) Android
14 10 (0.63%) CentOS
15 9 (0.57%) Windows NT
16 6 (0.38%) Fedora
17 4 (0.25%) Windows 2000
17 4 (0.25%) HPUX
18 3 (0.19%) Windows Vista
19 2 (0.13%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 356 (22.60%) ITIL
2 146 (9.27%) Agile Software Development
3 145 (9.21%) Project Management
4 108 (6.86%) Change Management
5 106 (6.73%) Mentoring
6 97 (6.16%) PRINCE2
7 89 (5.65%) Cyber Security
8 84 (5.33%) Service Delivery
9 83 (5.27%) SIEM
10 78 (4.95%) Information Security
11 77 (4.89%) Disaster Recovery
12 75 (4.76%) Service Management
13 73 (4.63%) ERP
13 73 (4.63%) Configuration Management
14 71 (4.51%) Incident Management
15 70 (4.44%) Stakeholder Management
16 64 (4.06%) Scrum
16 64 (4.06%) Software Engineering
17 59 (3.75%) Migration
17 59 (3.75%) UML
Programming Languages
1 179 (11.37%) SQL
2 129 (8.19%) Java
3 112 (7.11%) C
4 86 (5.46%) PowerShell
5 72 (4.57%) C#
6 65 (4.13%) JavaScript
7 64 (4.06%) C++
8 51 (3.24%) Perl
9 48 (3.05%) Python
10 36 (2.29%) VB.NET
11 30 (1.90%) PL/SQL
12 28 (1.78%) Bash Shell
13 17 (1.08%) Shell Script
14 16 (1.02%) VB
15 13 (0.83%) T-SQL
15 13 (0.83%) Ruby
16 11 (0.70%) Ada
17 10 (0.63%) VBScript
18 9 (0.57%) PHP
19 6 (0.38%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1575 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 268 (17.02%) DV Cleared
3 197 (12.51%) Degree
4 143 (9.08%) Cisco Certification
5 97 (6.16%) CCNA
6 94 (5.97%) Microsoft Certification
7 89 (5.65%) CCNP
8 71 (4.51%) CISSP
9 56 (3.56%) MCSE
10 46 (2.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 44 (2.79%) MCSA
11 44 (2.79%) MCP
12 37 (2.35%) CISM
13 36 (2.29%) CCA
13 36 (2.29%) Citrix Certification
14 31 (1.97%) ISTQB
15 30 (1.90%) ISEB
16 22 (1.40%) PRINCE2 Certification
17 21 (1.33%) ITIL Certification
18 20 (1.27%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 174 (11.05%) SLA
2 39 (2.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 34 (2.16%) QA
4 21 (1.33%) PCI DSS
5 11 (0.70%) JSP 440
6 10 (0.63%) ISO 9001
7 6 (0.38%) GPG13
8 3 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 2 (0.13%) Data Quality
10 1 (0.063%) COBIT
System Software
1 228 (14.48%) Active Directory
2 141 (8.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 105 (6.67%) Hyper-V
4 55 (3.49%) Microsoft App-V
5 47 (2.98%) XenApp
6 44 (2.79%) vSphere
7 32 (2.03%) XenDesktop
8 31 (1.97%) UAG
8 31 (1.97%) Terminal Services
9 26 (1.65%) ISA Server
9 26 (1.65%) VMware ESX
10 23 (1.46%) Forefront TMG
11 17 (1.08%) XenServer
12 12 (0.76%) NFS
12 12 (0.76%) Xen
13 10 (0.63%) Samba
14 8 (0.51%) Snort
14 8 (0.51%) BitLocker
15 5 (0.32%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 5 (0.32%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 106 (6.73%) SCCM
2 47 (2.98%) SCOM
3 28 (1.78%) HP SIM
4 27 (1.71%) EMC NetWorker
5 24 (1.52%) NetBackup
6 19 (1.21%) EdgeSight
7 17 (1.08%) HP Data Protector
7 17 (1.08%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 16 (1.02%) WSUS
9 15 (0.95%) McAfee ePO
10 13 (0.83%) HP Quality Center
11 12 (0.76%) Tivoli
12 11 (0.70%) SCVMM
12 11 (0.70%) Windows Intune
12 11 (0.70%) Forefront Identity Manager
13 9 (0.57%) SCSM
13 9 (0.57%) OpenView Configuration Management
14 8 (0.51%) Opscode Chef
14 8 (0.51%) SCDPM
14 8 (0.51%) Puppet
Vendors
1 410 (26.03%) Microsoft
2 249 (15.81%) Cisco
3 189 (12.00%) VMware
4 176 (11.17%) Oracle
5 151 (9.59%) HP
6 127 (8.06%) Citrix
7 108 (6.86%) Juniper
8 66 (4.19%) CheckPoint
9 65 (4.13%) SAP
10 64 (4.06%) F5
11 62 (3.94%) Symantec
11 62 (3.94%) Computacenter
12 49 (3.11%) McAfee
13 47 (2.98%) EMC
14 35 (2.22%) ArcSight
15 34 (2.16%) Sun
15 34 (2.16%) Remedy
15 34 (2.16%) Blue Coat
16 33 (2.10%) Red Hat
16 33 (2.10%) NetApp
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £55,000 - £85,000
Posted: 14 hours ago
Havant, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 14 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Sanderson
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Hampshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Exceptional Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Sanderson
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: 35-55K
Posted: 20 hours ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: negotiable
Posted: 20 hours ago
Aldershot, Hampshire
CSC
Posted: Yesterday
Camberley, Surrey
Imperative People
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Kent
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £50,000
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £55,000 plus outstanding package
Posted: Yesterday
South East
HP
Posted: Yesterday
Bordon, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £34800 - £35800 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
South East
Vodafone
Posted: Yesterday
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: Yesterday
Farnborough, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: Yesterday
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: Yesterday