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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 47 85 89
Rank change year-on-year
+38 +4
Permanent jobs citing SC Cleared 1119 712 723
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 5.12% 3.29% 3.10%
As % of the Qualifications category 15.52% 10.44% 9.14%
Number of salaries quoted 822 465 505
Average salary £46,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +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
7210 6822 7913
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 32.99% 31.50% 33.92%
Number of salaries quoted 5452 5351 6816
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £60,000
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 19 December 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 19 December 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 +10 443 £50,000 +5.26% 33
Hampshire +19 400 £45,000 +12.50% 58
Surrey +11 131 £51,500 +8.42% 14
Buckinghamshire +14 61 £43,000 -9.47% 8
West Sussex +3 21 £48,500 +49.23% 5
Kent -2 12 £45,000 +4.65% 5
Thames Valley - 9 £50,000 -
East Sussex -9 5 £40,000 +3.22%
Home Counties - 5 £77,500 -
Middlesex +7 4 £60,000 +160.86%
Oxfordshire +1 2 £40,000 -5.88% 2
SC Cleared
England

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 2283 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 820 (35.92%) Windows
3 646 (28.30%) DV Cleared
4 579 (25.36%) Microsoft
5 440 (19.27%) SQL
6 403 (17.65%) ITIL
7 394 (17.26%) Finance
8 392 (17.17%) Active Directory
9 361 (15.81%) VMware
10 357 (15.64%) Windows Server 2003
11 356 (15.59%) Oracle
12 310 (13.58%) Telecoms
13 280 (12.26%) Linux
14 277 (12.13%) HP
15 273 (11.96%) VMware Infrastructure
16 269 (11.78%) MS Excel
17 264 (11.56%) Windows Server 2008
18 227 (9.94%) Cisco
19 225 (9.86%) DNS
20 218 (9.55%) Retail
21 213 (9.33%) Firewall
21 213 (9.33%) Agile Software Development
22 209 (9.15%) SharePoint
23 191 (8.37%) Fujitsu
24 184 (8.06%) Incident Management
25 182 (7.97%) Analytical Skills
26 174 (7.62%) Citrix
27 171 (7.49%) Degree
28 165 (7.23%) Windows XP
28 165 (7.23%) PowerShell

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 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
1 209 (9.15%) SharePoint
2 149 (6.53%) MS Exchange
3 108 (4.73%) SharePoint 2010
4 90 (3.94%) Apache
5 86 (3.77%) IIS
6 75 (3.29%) WebLogic
6 75 (3.29%) Exchange Server 2003
7 65 (2.85%) Exchange Server 2010
8 41 (1.80%) SharePoint Server
9 40 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2007
9 40 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2013
10 34 (1.49%) MS Project Server
10 34 (1.49%) WebSphere
11 33 (1.45%) BizTalk Server
12 32 (1.40%) Exchange Server 5.5
13 30 (1.31%) Lync
14 24 (1.05%) Oracle Workflow
15 22 (0.96%) SharePoint 2013
16 21 (0.92%) JBoss
17 18 (0.79%) Tomcat
Applications
1 269 (11.78%) MS Excel
2 94 (4.12%) MS Office
3 33 (1.45%) MS Project
4 18 (0.79%) MS PowerPoint
5 16 (0.70%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.18%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.044%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.044%) Simulink
7 1 (0.044%) Pro/ENGINEER
Business Applications
1 110 (4.82%) Oracle EBS
2 79 (3.46%) Oracle Applications
3 74 (3.24%) Oracle EBS R12
4 51 (2.23%) Oracle ERP
5 25 (1.10%) Oracle HRMS
6 14 (0.61%) Oracle iRecruitment
7 13 (0.57%) Dynamics CRM
8 12 (0.53%) Oracle Payroll
8 12 (0.53%) Oracle Payables
8 12 (0.53%) Oracle Receivables
8 12 (0.53%) Oracle General Ledger
9 3 (0.13%) Maximo
10 2 (0.088%) Summit
10 2 (0.088%) SAP ERP
10 2 (0.088%) Hyperion Planning
10 2 (0.088%) Oracle Internet Expenses
11 1 (0.044%) Remedy ITSM
11 1 (0.044%) Dynamics AX
11 1 (0.044%) Cognos Business Intelligence
11 1 (0.044%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 17 (0.74%) Office 365
2 12 (0.53%) Taleo
3 10 (0.44%) SaaS
4 5 (0.22%) PaaS
5 4 (0.18%) IaaS
6 3 (0.13%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (0.13%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (0.088%) OpenShift
8 1 (0.044%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 225 (9.86%) DNS
2 213 (9.33%) Firewall
3 146 (6.40%) DHCP
4 117 (5.12%) LAN
5 108 (4.73%) WAN
6 100 (4.38%) TCP/IP
7 89 (3.90%) SAN
8 74 (3.24%) Network Security
9 66 (2.89%) Internet
10 64 (2.80%) Wireshark
11 59 (2.58%) VPN
12 55 (2.41%) Wireless
13 51 (2.23%) LDAP
14 50 (2.19%) HTTP
15 46 (2.01%) Cisco ASA
16 42 (1.84%) tcpdump
17 33 (1.45%) X.509
18 31 (1.36%) MPLS
19 30 (1.31%) VoIP
20 27 (1.18%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 161 (7.05%) SQL Server
2 112 (4.91%) Oracle Database
3 71 (3.11%) Oracle Discoverer
4 69 (3.02%) EDRMS
5 55 (2.41%) IDOL
6 46 (2.01%) MySQL
7 39 (1.71%) Relational Database
8 32 (1.40%) RDBMS
9 24 (1.05%) Oracle Database 10g
10 23 (1.01%) SQL Server 2005
11 22 (0.96%) SQL Server 2008
12 20 (0.88%) Oracle Database 11g
13 18 (0.79%) Oracle BI EE
13 18 (0.79%) Oracle Reports
14 14 (0.61%) Oracle BI Publisher
15 13 (0.57%) Data Warehouse
16 11 (0.48%) Big Data
17 9 (0.39%) MS Access
18 8 (0.35%) Hadoop
19 6 (0.26%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 66 (2.89%) TestDirector
2 56 (2.45%) Oracle Forms
3 55 (2.41%) Subversion
4 40 (1.75%) Visual Studio
5 38 (1.66%) Jenkins
6 33 (1.45%) JIRA
7 32 (1.40%) QuickTest Pro
7 32 (1.40%) LoadRunner
8 30 (1.31%) Maven
9 27 (1.18%) GCC
10 24 (1.05%) GDB
11 23 (1.01%) Git (software)
12 22 (0.96%) Team Foundation Server
13 19 (0.83%) Selenium
14 17 (0.74%) Eclipse
15 15 (0.66%) WinRunner
16 14 (0.61%) Mercurial
17 13 (0.57%) PVCS
17 13 (0.57%) MSI
18 12 (0.53%) Rational DOORS
General
1 394 (17.26%) Finance
2 310 (13.58%) Telecoms
3 218 (9.55%) Retail
4 67 (2.93%) Military
5 47 (2.06%) Electronics
6 39 (1.71%) Aerospace
7 33 (1.45%) Legal
8 31 (1.36%) Back Office
9 20 (0.88%) Banking
10 17 (0.74%) Marketing
10 17 (0.74%) German Language
11 16 (0.70%) Local Government
12 13 (0.57%) Publishing
13 10 (0.44%) Law
14 9 (0.39%) Manufacturing
15 5 (0.22%) Games
15 5 (0.22%) French Language
15 5 (0.22%) Italian Language
15 5 (0.22%) Spanish Language
16 4 (0.18%) Norwegian Language
Job Titles
1 340 (14.89%) Analyst
2 271 (11.87%) Consultant
3 235 (10.29%) Architect
4 204 (8.94%) Support Engineer
5 176 (7.71%) Developer
6 104 (4.56%) Project Manager
7 78 (3.42%) Test Analyst
8 76 (3.33%) Security Consultant
9 62 (2.72%) DBA
10 61 (2.67%) Administrator
11 60 (2.63%) Senior Analyst
11 60 (2.63%) Network Engineer
12 59 (2.58%) Oracle DBA
13 57 (2.50%) 2nd Line Support
14 55 (2.41%) 3rd Line Support
14 55 (2.41%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
15 53 (2.32%) Security Analyst
16 52 (2.28%) Security Architect
17 51 (2.23%) Software Engineer
18 49 (2.15%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 135 (5.91%) .NET
2 83 (3.64%) HTML
3 81 (3.55%) XML
4 61 (2.67%) ASP.NET
5 58 (2.54%) J2EE
6 53 (2.32%) Middleware
7 46 (2.01%) Web Services
8 44 (1.93%) Oracle Fusion
9 33 (1.45%) .NET Framework
10 31 (1.36%) CSS
11 28 (1.23%) Hibernate
11 28 (1.23%) WCF
12 27 (1.18%) JSP
12 27 (1.18%) SOAP
13 25 (1.10%) Boost C++ Libraries
14 24 (1.05%) STL
14 24 (1.05%) Ajax
15 23 (1.01%) jQuery
16 22 (0.96%) Spring
17 16 (0.70%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 182 (7.97%) Analytical Skills
2 97 (4.25%) Management Information System
3 81 (3.55%) Clustering
4 79 (3.46%) PKI
4 79 (3.46%) Statistics
5 36 (1.58%) Smartcard
6 34 (1.49%) CESG
7 33 (1.45%) Computer Science
8 28 (1.23%) CESG CLAS
8 28 (1.23%) Replication
9 27 (1.18%) RMADS
10 23 (1.01%) Mathematics
11 22 (0.96%) Open Source
12 21 (0.92%) Cryptography
12 21 (0.92%) Blackberry
13 14 (0.61%) Physics
13 14 (0.61%) Derivative
14 13 (0.57%) Enterprise Storage
15 12 (0.53%) Video Conferencing
15 12 (0.53%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 820 (35.92%) Windows
2 357 (15.64%) Windows Server 2003
3 280 (12.26%) Linux
4 264 (11.56%) Windows Server 2008
5 165 (7.23%) Windows XP
6 142 (6.22%) UNIX
7 135 (5.91%) Windows 7
8 113 (4.95%) Windows Server 2012
9 69 (3.02%) HPUX
10 50 (2.19%) Windows 2000 Server
11 49 (2.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 35 (1.53%) Solaris
12 35 (1.53%) Windows 2000
13 26 (1.14%) CentOS
14 25 (1.10%) Windows 8
14 25 (1.10%) AIX
15 12 (0.53%) Debian
15 12 (0.53%) Ubuntu
15 12 (0.53%) Oracle Linux
16 9 (0.39%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 403 (17.65%) ITIL
2 213 (9.33%) Agile Software Development
3 184 (8.06%) Incident Management
4 161 (7.05%) Project Management
5 159 (6.96%) Mentoring
6 153 (6.70%) Service Management
7 144 (6.31%) PRINCE2
8 116 (5.08%) Change Management
9 113 (4.95%) SIEM
10 106 (4.64%) Root Cause Analysis
10 106 (4.64%) Service Delivery
11 104 (4.56%) Risk Management
12 103 (4.51%) Software Distribution
13 90 (3.94%) Migration
13 90 (3.94%) ERP
14 89 (3.90%) UML
15 87 (3.81%) Software Engineering
16 85 (3.72%) Problem Management
17 84 (3.68%) Scrum
17 84 (3.68%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 440 (19.27%) SQL
2 165 (7.23%) PowerShell
3 158 (6.92%) Java
4 136 (5.96%) C#
5 112 (4.91%) C
6 110 (4.82%) C++
7 103 (4.51%) JavaScript
8 69 (3.02%) PL/SQL
9 60 (2.63%) Python
10 52 (2.28%) PHP
11 50 (2.19%) Shell Script
12 46 (2.01%) VBScript
13 45 (1.97%) VB
14 41 (1.80%) VB.NET
15 40 (1.75%) Bash Shell
16 31 (1.36%) Perl
17 27 (1.18%) Ruby
18 22 (0.96%) XPath
19 15 (0.66%) VBA
19 15 (0.66%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 2283 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 646 (28.30%) DV Cleared
3 171 (7.49%) Degree
4 120 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
5 112 (4.91%) Cisco Certification
6 76 (3.33%) CISSP
7 73 (3.20%) ISEB
8 63 (2.76%) CCNP
9 59 (2.58%) CCNA
9 59 (2.58%) ISTQB
10 57 (2.50%) MCSE
11 48 (2.10%) CTC Cleared
12 46 (2.01%) GCIA
13 45 (1.97%) MCP
14 34 (1.49%) GCIH
15 33 (1.45%) ITIL Certification
16 26 (1.14%) JNCIS
17 25 (1.10%) MCITP
18 24 (1.05%) JNCIA
18 24 (1.05%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 134 (5.87%) SLA
2 77 (3.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 37 (1.62%) QA
4 14 (0.61%) PCI DSS
5 13 (0.57%) ISO 9001
6 8 (0.35%) Data Quality
7 6 (0.26%) ISO 9000
7 6 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 4 (0.18%) GPG13
9 3 (0.13%) ISO 14001
10 2 (0.088%) JTAG
10 2 (0.088%) TickIT
10 2 (0.088%) JSP 440
11 1 (0.044%) COBIT
System Software
1 392 (17.17%) Active Directory
2 273 (11.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 132 (5.78%) Hyper-V
4 64 (2.80%) XenApp
5 60 (2.63%) ISA Server
6 56 (2.45%) vSphere
7 48 (2.10%) Oracle RAC
8 42 (1.84%) VMware ESX
9 28 (1.23%) Microsoft App-V
10 26 (1.14%) Terminal Services
10 26 (1.14%) XenDesktop
11 23 (1.01%) Forefront TMG
12 15 (0.66%) Snort
13 13 (0.57%) VMware ESXi
14 11 (0.48%) Samba
14 11 (0.48%) NFS
15 10 (0.44%) UAG
15 10 (0.44%) XenServer
16 6 (0.26%) vCloud
17 5 (0.22%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 154 (6.75%) SCCM
2 93 (4.07%) SCOM
3 89 (3.90%) HP Quality Center
4 85 (3.72%) NetBackup
5 84 (3.68%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 73 (3.20%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 48 (2.10%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 32 (1.40%) EMC NetWorker
9 29 (1.27%) Netcool
10 24 (1.05%) Norton AntiVirus
11 23 (1.01%) Nagios
11 23 (1.01%) Puppet
12 22 (0.96%) SCVMM
12 22 (0.96%) HP SIM
13 18 (0.79%) McAfee ePO
14 15 (0.66%) WSUS
14 15 (0.66%) EdgeSight
15 13 (0.57%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
16 12 (0.53%) Cisco Prime
17 11 (0.48%) nmon
Vendors
1 579 (25.36%) Microsoft
2 361 (15.81%) VMware
3 356 (15.59%) Oracle
4 277 (12.13%) HP
5 227 (9.94%) Cisco
6 191 (8.37%) Fujitsu
7 174 (7.62%) Citrix
8 118 (5.17%) Juniper
9 112 (4.91%) McAfee
10 75 (3.29%) Veritas
11 74 (3.24%) EMC
12 65 (2.85%) Meridio
13 59 (2.58%) IBM
14 48 (2.10%) Symantec
15 47 (2.06%) Red Hat
15 47 (2.06%) F5
16 44 (1.93%) Sourcefire
17 37 (1.62%) Sophos
18 29 (1.27%) CheckPoint
19 28 (1.23%) LogRhythm
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