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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 39 76 45
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -31
Permanent jobs citing SC Cleared 381 176 285
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 6.41% 3.34% 5.24%
As % of the Qualifications category 19.29% 11.66% 14.35%
Number of salaries quoted 277 137 205
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £24,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
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 West region.

Qualifications Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1975 1509 1986
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 33.22% 28.66% 36.53%
Number of salaries quoted 1585 1236 1655
Average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £23,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £50,000 £52,500
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 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 27 February 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 27 February 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 +58 128 £45,000 -5.26% 13
Wiltshire +13 90 £38,000 -1.90% 18
Gloucestershire +21 80 £45,000 +7.14% 13
Somerset +28 31 £37,500 +14.14% 2
Dorset - 19 £37,500 - 4
Devon -10 8 - - 3
Avon - 7 £55,000 -
SC Cleared
England

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 775 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 163 (21.03%) DV Cleared
2 163 (21.03%) ITIL
3 147 (18.97%) Microsoft
4 137 (17.68%) Java
4 137 (17.68%) Degree
5 136 (17.55%) Windows
6 124 (16.00%) HTML
7 117 (15.10%) Finance
8 114 (14.71%) SQL
8 114 (14.71%) Oracle
9 112 (14.45%) Software Engineering
10 111 (14.32%) Linux
11 109 (14.06%) Agile Software Development
12 105 (13.55%) SQL Server
13 99 (12.77%) C#
14 98 (12.65%) JavaScript
15 94 (12.13%) .NET
16 90 (11.61%) Cisco
17 86 (11.10%) CSS
18 83 (10.71%) Firewall
19 79 (10.19%) VMware
20 78 (10.06%) C++
21 77 (9.94%) XML
21 77 (9.94%) SharePoint
22 76 (9.81%) C
22 76 (9.81%) Telecoms
23 71 (9.16%) Banking
23 71 (9.16%) PRINCE2
24 70 (9.03%) UML

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 77 (9.94%) SharePoint
2 33 (4.26%) Joomla!
3 29 (3.74%) MS Exchange
4 28 (3.61%) WebLogic
5 26 (3.35%) Alfresco
6 21 (2.71%) SharePoint 2010
7 18 (2.32%) SharePoint 2013
7 18 (2.32%) Exchange Server 2013
8 17 (2.19%) Exchange Server 2010
9 14 (1.81%) IIS
10 13 (1.68%) Tomcat
11 12 (1.55%) WebSphere
12 11 (1.42%) Apache
12 11 (1.42%) Exchange Server 2003
13 10 (1.29%) JBoss
14 9 (1.16%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 9 (1.16%) Lync
15 7 (0.90%) ArcGIS
15 7 (0.90%) CMS
16 6 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 64 (8.26%) MS Excel
2 28 (3.61%) MS Office
3 11 (1.42%) MS Project
4 4 (0.52%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.39%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.39%) Simulink
5 3 (0.39%) Maya
5 3 (0.39%) 3ds Max
5 3 (0.39%) Adobe Illustrator
5 3 (0.39%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (0.65%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.26%) Oracle ERP
2 2 (0.26%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.13%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (0.13%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.13%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.13%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.13%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (0.13%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.13%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.13%) Oracle SCM
3 1 (0.13%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.13%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 11 (1.42%) Office 365
2 7 (0.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.39%) SaaS
4 1 (0.13%) Yammer
4 1 (0.13%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 83 (10.71%) Firewall
2 50 (6.45%) DNS
3 47 (6.06%) WAN
4 43 (5.55%) DHCP
5 41 (5.29%) Internet
6 36 (4.65%) LAN
7 34 (4.39%) TCP/IP
8 29 (3.74%) Network Security
9 27 (3.48%) SAN
10 26 (3.35%) HTTP
11 24 (3.10%) VPN
12 20 (2.58%) SSL
13 18 (2.32%) Wireless
14 15 (1.94%) Unified Communications
15 13 (1.68%) Cisco ASA
16 11 (1.42%) IPsec
16 11 (1.42%) SMTP
17 10 (1.29%) LDAP
17 10 (1.29%) Cisco Nexus
18 9 (1.16%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 105 (13.55%) SQL Server
2 35 (4.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 30 (3.87%) MongoDB
4 29 (3.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 27 (3.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 25 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
7 17 (2.19%) MySQL
8 13 (1.68%) QlikView
8 13 (1.68%) Oracle Database
8 13 (1.68%) Relational Database
9 12 (1.55%) Oracle Reports
10 11 (1.42%) Crystal Reports
11 10 (1.29%) Oracle Database 11g
11 10 (1.29%) RDBMS
12 9 (1.16%) PostgreSQL
13 7 (0.90%) Big Data
14 5 (0.65%) Hadoop
14 5 (0.65%) OLAP
15 4 (0.52%) Oracle BI EE
15 4 (0.52%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 54 (6.97%) Maven
2 49 (6.32%) Subversion
3 30 (3.87%) Ant
4 27 (3.48%) Jenkins
5 25 (3.23%) Oracle Forms
6 23 (2.97%) Apache Ivy
7 20 (2.58%) Team Foundation Server
8 13 (1.68%) Rational DOORS
9 11 (1.42%) Eclipse
10 10 (1.29%) Rational Performance Tester
11 9 (1.16%) Visual Studio
12 8 (1.03%) LoadRunner
12 8 (1.03%) Hudson
13 6 (0.77%) NetBeans
14 3 (0.39%) PVCS
14 3 (0.39%) JUnit
14 3 (0.39%) ClearCase
14 3 (0.39%) Git (software)
15 2 (0.26%) NeoLoad
15 2 (0.26%) JMeter
General
1 117 (15.10%) Finance
2 76 (9.81%) Telecoms
3 71 (9.16%) Banking
4 36 (4.65%) Aerospace
5 22 (2.84%) Military
6 15 (1.94%) Legal
7 12 (1.55%) Electronics
8 6 (0.77%) Multimedia
9 5 (0.65%) Marketing
9 5 (0.65%) Manufacturing
10 4 (0.52%) Games
11 3 (0.39%) Retail
12 2 (0.26%) Billing
12 2 (0.26%) Local Government
12 2 (0.26%) French Language
12 2 (0.26%) Advertising
13 1 (0.13%) Back Office
13 1 (0.13%) Law
13 1 (0.13%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 130 (16.77%) Developer
2 93 (12.00%) Architect
3 83 (10.71%) Analyst
4 71 (9.16%) Consultant
5 59 (7.61%) Software Engineer
6 51 (6.58%) Project Manager
6 51 (6.58%) Java Developer
7 35 (4.52%) Designer
8 34 (4.39%) Applications Developer
9 32 (4.13%) Applications Support
9 32 (4.13%) Technical Architect
10 29 (3.74%) .NET Developer
11 24 (3.10%) Network Engineer
11 24 (3.10%) Business Analyst
12 22 (2.84%) C++ Software Engineer
13 19 (2.45%) Network Architect
14 18 (2.32%) Systems Engineer
15 16 (2.06%) Test Analyst
15 16 (2.06%) Security Consultant
16 15 (1.94%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 124 (16.00%) HTML
2 94 (12.13%) .NET
3 86 (11.10%) CSS
4 77 (9.94%) XML
5 59 (7.61%) HTML5
6 57 (7.35%) J2EE
7 53 (6.84%) Spring
8 52 (6.71%) ASP.NET
9 43 (5.55%) Hibernate
10 36 (4.65%) Web Services
11 31 (4.00%) JSP
11 31 (4.00%) Middleware
12 30 (3.87%) Spring MVC
12 30 (3.87%) Apache Flex
12 30 (3.87%) SOAP
12 30 (3.87%) XHTML
12 30 (3.87%) JPA
13 26 (3.35%) Dojo
13 26 (3.35%) Spring Web Flow
13 26 (3.35%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 59 (7.61%) Computer Science
2 56 (7.23%) Open Source
3 32 (4.13%) RIA
3 32 (4.13%) Analytical Skills
4 23 (2.97%) Management Information System
5 22 (2.84%) GIS
6 19 (2.45%) Clustering
7 18 (2.32%) Client/Server
8 17 (2.19%) Embedded Systems
8 17 (2.19%) Enterprise Software
9 15 (1.94%) Blackberry
10 12 (1.55%) PKI
10 12 (1.55%) RMADS
11 11 (1.42%) Life Science
11 11 (1.42%) Artificial Intelligence
11 11 (1.42%) Neural Network
12 10 (1.29%) Visualisation
13 9 (1.16%) Mathematics
13 9 (1.16%) Statistics
14 7 (0.90%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 136 (17.55%) Windows
2 111 (14.32%) Linux
3 58 (7.48%) UNIX
4 38 (4.90%) Windows Server 2008
5 34 (4.39%) Android
6 26 (3.35%) Apple iOS
6 26 (3.35%) Windows Server 2003
7 25 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
8 15 (1.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 14 (1.81%) Windows 7
10 6 (0.77%) Windows XP
11 4 (0.52%) Windows 8
11 4 (0.52%) Solaris
12 2 (0.26%) SUSE
13 1 (0.13%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.13%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.13%) AIX
13 1 (0.13%) HPUX
13 1 (0.13%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 163 (21.03%) ITIL
2 112 (14.45%) Software Engineering
3 109 (14.06%) Agile Software Development
4 71 (9.16%) PRINCE2
5 70 (9.03%) UML
6 66 (8.52%) Business Intelligence
7 55 (7.10%) Project Management
8 54 (6.97%) MVC
9 38 (4.90%) OO
10 37 (4.77%) Cyber Security
11 34 (4.39%) Mentoring
12 33 (4.26%) Information Security
13 32 (4.13%) Web Development
13 32 (4.13%) Time Management
14 29 (3.74%) Continuous Integration
14 29 (3.74%) TDD
15 27 (3.48%) Waterfall
15 27 (3.48%) Change Control
15 27 (3.48%) iOS Development
16 26 (3.35%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 137 (17.68%) Java
2 114 (14.71%) SQL
3 99 (12.77%) C#
4 98 (12.65%) JavaScript
5 78 (10.06%) C++
6 76 (9.81%) C
7 37 (4.77%) Python
8 30 (3.87%) PowerShell
9 23 (2.97%) PHP
10 16 (2.06%) PL/SQL
11 14 (1.81%) T-SQL
12 11 (1.42%) Perl
12 11 (1.42%) Shell Script
13 10 (1.29%) MATLAB
13 10 (1.29%) Bash Shell
14 8 (1.03%) Ruby
15 7 (0.90%) VBA
15 7 (0.90%) Delphi
15 7 (0.90%) Pascal
16 6 (0.77%) VB
Qualifications
1 775 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 163 (21.03%) DV Cleared
3 137 (17.68%) Degree
4 64 (8.26%) Cisco Certification
5 41 (5.29%) CCNA
6 31 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 31 (4.00%) CCNP
7 24 (3.10%) ISEB
7 24 (3.10%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 17 (2.19%) MCPD
9 16 (2.06%) ISTQB
10 13 (1.68%) ITIL Certification
11 12 (1.55%) CISSP
12 11 (1.42%) MCP
13 10 (1.29%) MCSE
13 10 (1.29%) JNCIS
13 10 (1.29%) VCP4
14 9 (1.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 9 (1.16%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 8 (1.03%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (5.03%) SLA
2 16 (2.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (1.29%) QA
4 6 (0.77%) ISO 9001
5 5 (0.65%) JSP 440
6 4 (0.52%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.26%) TickIT
8 1 (0.13%) BS15000
8 1 (0.13%) COBIT
System Software
1 56 (7.23%) Active Directory
2 38 (4.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (3.10%) Hyper-V
4 20 (2.58%) VMware ESXi
5 12 (1.55%) vCloud
6 11 (1.42%) Firmware
7 10 (1.29%) XenApp
8 9 (1.16%) VMware ESX
9 8 (1.03%) Terminal Services
10 6 (0.77%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 5 (0.65%) NFS
11 5 (0.65%) Snort
12 3 (0.39%) Forefront TMG
13 2 (0.26%) vSphere
13 2 (0.26%) Terminal Server
14 1 (0.13%) ISA Server
14 1 (0.13%) Oracle RMAN
14 1 (0.13%) Microsoft App-V
14 1 (0.13%) XenServer
14 1 (0.13%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 20 (2.58%) NetBackup
2 19 (2.45%) SCCM
2 19 (2.45%) SCOM
3 13 (1.68%) HP SIM
4 12 (1.55%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 12 (1.55%) HP Data Protector
5 11 (1.42%) WSUS
6 10 (1.29%) Puppet
7 9 (1.16%) Nagios
8 8 (1.03%) Tivoli
9 7 (0.90%) Netcool
10 6 (0.77%) Cisco CUCM
11 5 (0.65%) McAfee ePO
11 5 (0.65%) Hyperic
11 5 (0.65%) Backup Exec
11 5 (0.65%) Norton AntiVirus
12 4 (0.52%) ARCserve
12 4 (0.52%) SCVMM
13 3 (0.39%) Opscode Chef
13 3 (0.39%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 147 (18.97%) Microsoft
2 114 (14.71%) Oracle
3 90 (11.61%) Cisco
4 79 (10.19%) VMware
5 46 (5.94%) Juniper
6 34 (4.39%) HP
6 34 (4.39%) IBM
6 34 (4.39%) CheckPoint
7 33 (4.26%) Adobe
8 29 (3.74%) F5
9 23 (2.97%) Business Objects
10 21 (2.71%) Citrix
11 20 (2.58%) Symantec
12 19 (2.45%) Red Hat
13 17 (2.19%) ESRI
14 15 (1.94%) Riverbed
15 14 (1.81%) McAfee
16 13 (1.68%) Salesforce.com
16 13 (1.68%) Avaya
16 13 (1.68%) SAP
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Connectus
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Bristol, Avon
Experis Ltd
Salary: £20000.00 - £28000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Gloucestershire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum + outstanding package
Posted: Yesterday
South West
Intonera Consulting Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum + Benefits (10% Car Allowance, Bonus, Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Connectus
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Warminster, Wiltshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
CPS Group UK
Salary: £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £35,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Wiltshire
Ping IT Recruitment ltd
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum + Flexible Benefits Package
Posted: 4 days ago
South West
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Salary: DOE
Posted: 5 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Weymouth, Dorset
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 to 40,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Serco Group PLC
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Bristol, Avon
CGI
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
South West
Serco Group PLC
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Northgate Public Services
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
CGI
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
Bristol, Avon
SCC
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago