The table below looks at the statistics for SC Cleared in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SC Cleared over the 3 months to 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 35 94 55
Rank change year-on-year
+59 -39
Permanent jobs citing SC Cleared 383 157 259
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 6.36% 2.85% 4.63%
As % of the Qualifications category 20.65% 9.78% 13.39%
Number of salaries quoted 305 129 184
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £26,200 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £43,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+9.19% +2.35%
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 West region.

Qualifications Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1855 1605 1934
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 30.82% 29.12% 34.61%
Number of salaries quoted 1523 1287 1592
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
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 West

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

SC Cleared Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

SC Cleared
Salary Trend in the South West

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

SC Cleared Salary Trend in the South West

SC Cleared
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SC Cleared across the South West region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015.

SC Cleared Salary Histogram in the South West

SC Cleared
Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 23 January 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
Bristol +62 140 £45,000 -10.00% 21
Wiltshire +27 102 £38,500 -12.00% 10
Gloucestershire +18 73 £50,000 +12.99% 19
Somerset +35 29 £37,500 +23.05% 15
Dorset - 13 £45,000 - 1
Devon -14 7 - -
Avon - 4 £55,000 -
SC Cleared
England

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the South West 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.

1 748 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 150 (20.05%) DV Cleared
2 150 (20.05%) ITIL
3 147 (19.65%) Microsoft
4 141 (18.85%) Degree
5 138 (18.45%) Windows
6 126 (16.84%) Java
7 112 (14.97%) HTML
7 112 (14.97%) Agile Software Development
8 105 (14.04%) Linux
9 104 (13.90%) Finance
10 102 (13.64%) Software Engineering
11 100 (13.37%) SQL
12 96 (12.83%) JavaScript
13 93 (12.43%) SQL Server
14 90 (12.03%) Oracle
15 89 (11.90%) C#
16 84 (11.23%) .NET
16 84 (11.23%) Cisco
17 80 (10.70%) VMware
18 79 (10.56%) CSS
19 78 (10.43%) Firewall
20 77 (10.29%) XML
20 77 (10.29%) UML
21 74 (9.89%) C++
21 74 (9.89%) Telecoms
22 72 (9.63%) MS Excel
22 72 (9.63%) SharePoint
23 69 (9.22%) Computer Science
24 67 (8.96%) Banking

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

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the South West 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 72 (9.63%) SharePoint
2 37 (4.95%) Joomla!
3 31 (4.14%) MS Exchange
4 30 (4.01%) Alfresco
5 22 (2.94%) WebLogic
6 20 (2.67%) Exchange Server 2013
6 20 (2.67%) Exchange Server 2010
6 20 (2.67%) SharePoint 2010
7 16 (2.14%) SharePoint 2013
8 15 (2.01%) Exchange Server 2003
9 12 (1.60%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 12 (1.60%) Tomcat
10 11 (1.47%) WebSphere
11 10 (1.34%) Exchange Server 2007
11 10 (1.34%) Exchange Server 2000
11 10 (1.34%) ArcGIS
11 10 (1.34%) Apache
12 9 (1.20%) JBoss
13 7 (0.94%) IIS
13 7 (0.94%) CMS
Applications
1 72 (9.63%) MS Excel
2 34 (4.55%) MS Office
3 10 (1.34%) MS Project
4 7 (0.94%) MS Visio
5 6 (0.80%) Simulink
6 4 (0.53%) MS PowerPoint
6 4 (0.53%) Acrobat
6 4 (0.53%) FrameMaker
7 3 (0.40%) Adobe Illustrator
7 3 (0.40%) Maya
7 3 (0.40%) 3ds Max
7 3 (0.40%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.13%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.27%) Remedy ITSM
1 2 (0.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 2 (0.27%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.13%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.13%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.13%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.13%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (0.13%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 9 (1.20%) Office 365
2 5 (0.67%) SaaS
3 4 (0.53%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.13%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 78 (10.43%) Firewall
2 53 (7.09%) DNS
3 52 (6.95%) Internet
4 48 (6.42%) WAN
5 43 (5.75%) DHCP
6 36 (4.81%) LAN
6 36 (4.81%) TCP/IP
7 31 (4.14%) Network Security
8 27 (3.61%) SAN
9 24 (3.21%) HTTP
10 22 (2.94%) VPN
11 19 (2.54%) Wireless
12 17 (2.27%) SSL
13 13 (1.74%) SMTP
14 12 (1.60%) Unified Communications
15 10 (1.34%) LDAP
16 9 (1.20%) FTP
16 9 (1.20%) Telnet
16 9 (1.20%) IPsec
16 9 (1.20%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 93 (12.43%) SQL Server
2 32 (4.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 30 (4.01%) MongoDB
4 27 (3.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 25 (3.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 23 (3.07%) Data Warehouse
7 14 (1.87%) PostgreSQL
8 11 (1.47%) Crystal Reports
8 11 (1.47%) Relational Database
8 11 (1.47%) QlikView
9 8 (1.07%) Oracle Database
9 8 (1.07%) RDBMS
9 8 (1.07%) Oracle Reports
9 8 (1.07%) MySQL
10 7 (0.94%) Oracle Database 11g
11 4 (0.53%) Big Data
11 4 (0.53%) OLAP
12 3 (0.40%) SQL Server 2012
12 3 (0.40%) SQL Server 2008
13 2 (0.27%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 49 (6.55%) Maven
2 47 (6.28%) Subversion
3 31 (4.14%) Ant
4 27 (3.61%) Apache Ivy
5 21 (2.81%) Jenkins
6 20 (2.67%) Oracle Forms
7 17 (2.27%) Team Foundation Server
8 10 (1.34%) Rational Performance Tester
9 9 (1.20%) Rational DOORS
10 8 (1.07%) LoadRunner
11 6 (0.80%) Eclipse
11 6 (0.80%) Visual Studio
12 5 (0.67%) Hudson
13 4 (0.53%) GCC
13 4 (0.53%) GDB
14 3 (0.40%) JUnit
14 3 (0.40%) NetBeans
15 2 (0.27%) JIRA
15 2 (0.27%) Rational Rhapsody
16 1 (0.13%) PVCS
General
1 104 (13.90%) Finance
2 74 (9.89%) Telecoms
3 67 (8.96%) Banking
4 38 (5.08%) Aerospace
5 14 (1.87%) Military
6 11 (1.47%) Electronics
6 11 (1.47%) Legal
7 6 (0.80%) Multimedia
7 6 (0.80%) Manufacturing
8 5 (0.67%) Games
8 5 (0.67%) Marketing
9 4 (0.53%) Automotive
10 3 (0.40%) Retail
10 3 (0.40%) Local Government
11 2 (0.27%) French Language
11 2 (0.27%) Billing
11 2 (0.27%) Advertising
12 1 (0.13%) Law
12 1 (0.13%) Back Office
12 1 (0.13%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 128 (17.11%) Developer
2 97 (12.97%) Architect
3 84 (11.23%) Consultant
4 79 (10.56%) Analyst
5 54 (7.22%) Software Engineer
6 53 (7.09%) Java Developer
7 41 (5.48%) Project Manager
8 40 (5.35%) Designer
9 38 (5.08%) Technical Architect
10 32 (4.28%) Applications Developer
11 27 (3.61%) .NET Developer
12 21 (2.81%) Security Consultant
13 20 (2.67%) Business Analyst
14 19 (2.54%) C++ Software Engineer
14 19 (2.54%) Applications Support
15 17 (2.27%) Network Architect
15 17 (2.27%) Senior Analyst
15 17 (2.27%) Salesforce.com Consultant
16 16 (2.14%) Network Engineer
17 13 (1.74%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 112 (14.97%) HTML
2 84 (11.23%) .NET
3 79 (10.56%) CSS
4 77 (10.29%) XML
5 60 (8.02%) HTML5
6 53 (7.09%) Spring
7 48 (6.42%) ASP.NET
8 46 (6.15%) J2EE
9 45 (6.02%) Hibernate
10 38 (5.08%) JPA
10 38 (5.08%) Spring MVC
10 38 (5.08%) Apache Flex
10 38 (5.08%) XHTML
11 32 (4.28%) SOAP
12 31 (4.14%) Web Services
13 30 (4.01%) WSDL
13 30 (4.01%) Spring Web Flow
13 30 (4.01%) Dojo
14 28 (3.74%) JSP
15 24 (3.21%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 69 (9.22%) Computer Science
2 64 (8.56%) Open Source
3 40 (5.35%) RIA
4 32 (4.28%) Analytical Skills
5 31 (4.14%) GIS
6 24 (3.21%) Management Information System
7 18 (2.41%) Clustering
8 17 (2.27%) Client/Server
8 17 (2.27%) Enterprise Software
9 15 (2.01%) Blackberry
9 15 (2.01%) Embedded Systems
10 13 (1.74%) RMADS
11 11 (1.47%) Mathematics
12 10 (1.34%) Artificial Intelligence
12 10 (1.34%) Neural Network
13 9 (1.20%) Life Science
14 8 (1.07%) Algorithms
15 7 (0.94%) Video Conferencing
16 6 (0.80%) Statistics
16 6 (0.80%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 138 (18.45%) Windows
2 105 (14.04%) Linux
3 47 (6.28%) UNIX
4 41 (5.48%) Windows Server 2008
5 39 (5.21%) Android
6 31 (4.14%) Apple iOS
7 27 (3.61%) Windows Server 2003
8 24 (3.21%) Windows Server 2012
9 18 (2.41%) Windows 7
10 14 (1.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 6 (0.80%) Windows XP
11 6 (0.80%) Solaris
12 4 (0.53%) Windows 8
13 2 (0.27%) Windows 2000 Server
13 2 (0.27%) CentOS
13 2 (0.27%) Ubuntu
13 2 (0.27%) SUSE
13 2 (0.27%) Debian
14 1 (0.13%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 150 (20.05%) ITIL
2 112 (14.97%) Agile Software Development
3 102 (13.64%) Software Engineering
4 77 (10.29%) UML
5 62 (8.29%) PRINCE2
6 60 (8.02%) MVC
7 58 (7.75%) Business Intelligence
8 55 (7.35%) Project Management
9 41 (5.48%) TDD
10 38 (5.08%) Web Development
10 38 (5.08%) OO
11 35 (4.68%) Cyber Security
12 34 (4.55%) Information Security
13 32 (4.28%) iOS Development
14 31 (4.14%) Android Development
14 31 (4.14%) Continuous Integration
14 31 (4.14%) Waterfall
15 29 (3.88%) Time Management
16 28 (3.74%) Change Control
16 28 (3.74%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 126 (16.84%) Java
2 100 (13.37%) SQL
3 96 (12.83%) JavaScript
4 89 (11.90%) C#
5 74 (9.89%) C++
6 58 (7.75%) C
7 41 (5.48%) Python
8 31 (4.14%) PowerShell
9 24 (3.21%) PHP
10 15 (2.01%) PL/SQL
11 14 (1.87%) T-SQL
12 13 (1.74%) MATLAB
13 12 (1.60%) Shell Script
14 11 (1.47%) Bash Shell
15 7 (0.94%) VBA
15 7 (0.94%) Delphi
15 7 (0.94%) Pascal
15 7 (0.94%) Ruby
16 6 (0.80%) Perl
16 6 (0.80%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 748 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 150 (20.05%) DV Cleared
3 141 (18.85%) Degree
4 56 (7.49%) Cisco Certification
5 36 (4.81%) CCNA
6 28 (3.74%) Microsoft Certification
7 26 (3.48%) CCNP
8 23 (3.07%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 20 (2.67%) ISEB
10 16 (2.14%) MCP
11 15 (2.01%) MCPD
12 14 (1.87%) ISTQB
12 14 (1.87%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 11 (1.47%) HNC
14 9 (1.20%) MCSE
14 9 (1.20%) CISSP
14 9 (1.20%) ITIL Certification
14 9 (1.20%) JNCIS
15 8 (1.07%) CCIE
15 8 (1.07%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (3.61%) SLA
2 19 (2.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (1.07%) PCI DSS
4 5 (0.67%) ISO 9001
4 5 (0.67%) QA
5 3 (0.40%) JSP 440
6 2 (0.27%) HMG Infosec
6 2 (0.27%) TickIT
6 2 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 17799
7 1 (0.13%) BS15000
7 1 (0.13%) COBIT
System Software
1 60 (8.02%) Active Directory
2 38 (5.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (2.94%) VMware ESXi
4 21 (2.81%) Hyper-V
5 15 (2.01%) XenApp
6 13 (1.74%) VMware ESX
7 12 (1.60%) vCloud
7 12 (1.60%) Terminal Services
8 9 (1.20%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 5 (0.67%) NFS
9 5 (0.67%) Firmware
9 5 (0.67%) Snort
10 3 (0.40%) Forefront TMG
11 2 (0.27%) Terminal Server
12 1 (0.13%) ISA Server
12 1 (0.13%) Microsoft App-V
12 1 (0.13%) ProxySG
12 1 (0.13%) Nmap
12 1 (0.13%) vSphere
12 1 (0.13%) qmail
Systems Management
1 22 (2.94%) SCCM
1 22 (2.94%) NetBackup
2 19 (2.54%) SCOM
3 13 (1.74%) HP SIM
4 12 (1.60%) HP Data Protector
4 12 (1.60%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 11 (1.47%) WSUS
6 10 (1.34%) Puppet
7 9 (1.20%) Nagios
8 8 (1.07%) Tivoli
9 7 (0.94%) ARCserve
9 7 (0.94%) Netcool
9 7 (0.94%) Norton AntiVirus
10 6 (0.80%) Cisco CUCM
10 6 (0.80%) Backup Exec
11 5 (0.67%) Hyperic
12 4 (0.53%) SCVMM
12 4 (0.53%) McAfee ePO
13 3 (0.40%) Opscode Chef
13 3 (0.40%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 147 (19.65%) Microsoft
2 90 (12.03%) Oracle
3 84 (11.23%) Cisco
4 80 (10.70%) VMware
5 45 (6.02%) Adobe
6 44 (5.88%) Juniper
7 31 (4.14%) HP
8 30 (4.01%) IBM
8 30 (4.01%) CheckPoint
9 29 (3.88%) ESRI
9 29 (3.88%) Citrix
10 28 (3.74%) F5
11 22 (2.94%) Symantec
12 20 (2.67%) Business Objects
13 18 (2.41%) Red Hat
14 17 (2.27%) Salesforce.com
15 15 (2.01%) Riverbed
16 12 (1.60%) McAfee
16 12 (1.60%) Avaya
16 12 (1.60%) SAP
South West
ISL
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Benfits
Posted: 20 hours ago
South West
EMBS- People Transfer
Salary: Car Allow/Medical/Pension/37 Hols
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Connectus
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
EMBS- People Transfer
Salary: Car Allow/Medical/Pension/37 Hols
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucestershire
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £33000 - £43000 per annum + bonus + pension + healthcare
Posted: Yesterday
Chippenham, Wiltshire
The People Network
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Superb Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
The People Network
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Good Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
CGI
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
The People Network
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + superb benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Connectus
Salary: £36000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 48,000
Posted: Yesterday
Wiltshire
Ping IT Recruitment ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum Plus flexbile benfits package
Posted: 2 days ago
Wiltshire
Ping IT Recruitment ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £48,000 per annum Plus flexible benfits package
Posted: 2 days ago
Yeovil, Somerset
Boeing
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Somerset
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Rate up to £650
Posted: 3 days ago
Yeovil, Somerset
Boeing
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
set2recruit
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Prolinx
Salary: From £20,000 to £24,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bath, Avon
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucestershire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 3 days ago