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 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 38 92 48
Rank change year-on-year
+54 -44
Permanent jobs citing SC Cleared 401 175 285
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 6.34% 2.95% 5.01%
As % of the Qualifications category 20.21% 9.91% 14.42%
Number of salaries quoted 321 147 222
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,300 £27,600
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £75,400 £52,500
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 West region.

Qualifications Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1984 1766 1976
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 31.35% 29.81% 34.76%
Number of salaries quoted 1601 1426 1668
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £57,500
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 19 December 2014.

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 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
Bristol +57 138 £45,000 +4.65% 26
Wiltshire +17 115 £38,250 -19.47% 11
Gloucestershire +16 83 £50,000 +16.95% 10
Somerset +33 33 £35,000 -2.77% 1
Dorset +1 9 £45,000 +2.27%
Devon -15 4 £29,000 -15.94% 4
SC Cleared
England

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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.

1 701 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 141 (20.11%) DV Cleared
3 138 (19.69%) Degree
3 138 (19.69%) Microsoft
3 138 (19.69%) Windows
4 137 (19.54%) ITIL
5 125 (17.83%) Java
6 117 (16.69%) Linux
7 106 (15.12%) Finance
8 105 (14.98%) SQL
8 105 (14.98%) Agile Software Development
9 103 (14.69%) HTML
10 95 (13.55%) JavaScript
11 94 (13.41%) Software Engineering
12 93 (13.27%) Oracle
13 86 (12.27%) Cisco
14 84 (11.98%) VMware
15 83 (11.84%) UML
15 83 (11.84%) SQL Server
16 82 (11.70%) C#
17 79 (11.27%) Firewall
18 78 (11.13%) C++
19 73 (10.41%) XML
20 72 (10.27%) MS Excel
21 71 (10.13%) .NET
21 71 (10.13%) Computer Science
21 71 (10.13%) Telecoms
22 69 (9.84%) CSS
23 65 (9.27%) Banking
24 62 (8.84%) Open Source

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 60 (8.56%) SharePoint
2 37 (5.28%) Joomla!
3 34 (4.85%) MS Exchange
4 30 (4.28%) Alfresco
5 22 (3.14%) WebLogic
6 21 (3.00%) Exchange Server 2010
7 16 (2.28%) Apache
8 15 (2.14%) Exchange Server 2003
8 15 (2.14%) Exchange Server 2013
9 14 (2.00%) SharePoint 2010
10 13 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2007
11 12 (1.71%) Tomcat
11 12 (1.71%) JBoss
12 11 (1.57%) SharePoint 2013
13 10 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2000
13 10 (1.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 10 (1.43%) ArcGIS
13 10 (1.43%) WebSphere
14 9 (1.28%) CMS
15 6 (0.86%) IIS
Applications
1 72 (10.27%) MS Excel
2 33 (4.71%) MS Office
3 8 (1.14%) MS Project
3 8 (1.14%) MS Visio
4 6 (0.86%) Acrobat
4 6 (0.86%) Simulink
4 6 (0.86%) FrameMaker
5 5 (0.71%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (0.43%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 3 (0.43%) Maya
6 3 (0.43%) 3ds Max
6 3 (0.43%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.14%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 2 (0.29%) Oracle ERP
1 2 (0.29%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.14%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.14%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.14%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.14%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (0.14%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.14%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 5 (0.71%) SaaS
2 4 (0.57%) Office 365
3 2 (0.29%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.14%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 79 (11.27%) Firewall
2 58 (8.27%) Internet
3 51 (7.28%) DNS
4 47 (6.70%) WAN
5 44 (6.28%) DHCP
6 35 (4.99%) LAN
6 35 (4.99%) TCP/IP
7 32 (4.56%) SAN
8 31 (4.42%) Network Security
9 22 (3.14%) HTTP
10 21 (3.00%) Wireless
11 19 (2.71%) VPN
12 17 (2.43%) SSL
13 13 (1.85%) SMTP
14 12 (1.71%) IPv6
15 11 (1.57%) IPv4
15 11 (1.57%) Unified Communications
16 10 (1.43%) LDAP
17 9 (1.28%) VoIP
17 9 (1.28%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (11.84%) SQL Server
2 30 (4.28%) MongoDB
3 28 (3.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 23 (3.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 21 (3.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 19 (2.71%) Data Warehouse
7 14 (2.00%) PostgreSQL
8 11 (1.57%) MySQL
9 10 (1.43%) Crystal Reports
9 10 (1.43%) QlikView
9 10 (1.43%) Oracle Database
9 10 (1.43%) Relational Database
10 9 (1.28%) Oracle Database 11g
10 9 (1.28%) Oracle Reports
11 8 (1.14%) RDBMS
12 4 (0.57%) OLAP
12 4 (0.57%) Big Data
13 3 (0.43%) SQL Server 2012
13 3 (0.43%) SQL Server 2008
14 1 (0.14%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 48 (6.85%) Subversion
1 48 (6.85%) Maven
2 33 (4.71%) Ant
3 30 (4.28%) Apache Ivy
4 19 (2.71%) Oracle Forms
5 18 (2.57%) Jenkins
6 15 (2.14%) Rational DOORS
7 13 (1.85%) Team Foundation Server
8 10 (1.43%) Rational Performance Tester
9 8 (1.14%) GCC
9 8 (1.14%) GDB
10 6 (0.86%) Visual Studio
11 4 (0.57%) Eclipse
11 4 (0.57%) LoadRunner
11 4 (0.57%) Hudson
12 3 (0.43%) SoapUI
12 3 (0.43%) Bugzilla
13 2 (0.29%) NetBeans
13 2 (0.29%) JIRA
13 2 (0.29%) JUnit
General
1 106 (15.12%) Finance
2 71 (10.13%) Telecoms
3 65 (9.27%) Banking
4 37 (5.28%) Aerospace
5 14 (2.00%) Military
6 10 (1.43%) Electronics
7 9 (1.28%) Legal
8 6 (0.86%) Manufacturing
8 6 (0.86%) Automotive
8 6 (0.86%) Multimedia
9 5 (0.71%) Games
9 5 (0.71%) Marketing
10 3 (0.43%) Local Government
11 2 (0.29%) Billing
11 2 (0.29%) Retail
11 2 (0.29%) Advertising
11 2 (0.29%) French Language
12 1 (0.14%) Spanish Language
12 1 (0.14%) Back Office
12 1 (0.14%) Law
Job Titles
1 119 (16.98%) Developer
2 90 (12.84%) Architect
3 79 (11.27%) Consultant
4 64 (9.13%) Analyst
5 57 (8.13%) Software Engineer
6 51 (7.28%) Java Developer
7 37 (5.28%) Technical Architect
8 32 (4.56%) Designer
9 30 (4.28%) Project Manager
10 25 (3.57%) Applications Developer
11 22 (3.14%) .NET Developer
12 19 (2.71%) Security Consultant
13 18 (2.57%) Network Engineer
13 18 (2.57%) Network Architect
14 17 (2.43%) Salesforce.com Consultant
14 17 (2.43%) Applications Support
15 15 (2.14%) Support Engineer
15 15 (2.14%) Business Analyst
16 13 (1.85%) Systems Engineer
16 13 (1.85%) C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 103 (14.69%) HTML
2 73 (10.41%) XML
3 71 (10.13%) .NET
4 69 (9.84%) CSS
5 58 (8.27%) HTML5
6 47 (6.70%) Spring
7 43 (6.13%) Hibernate
8 41 (5.85%) J2EE
9 39 (5.56%) ASP.NET
10 38 (5.42%) XHTML
10 38 (5.42%) Spring MVC
10 38 (5.42%) Apache Flex
10 38 (5.42%) JPA
11 34 (4.85%) SOAP
12 31 (4.42%) Web Services
13 30 (4.28%) WSDL
13 30 (4.28%) Spring Web Flow
13 30 (4.28%) Dojo
14 27 (3.85%) JSP
15 22 (3.14%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 71 (10.13%) Computer Science
2 62 (8.84%) Open Source
3 40 (5.71%) RIA
4 34 (4.85%) GIS
5 30 (4.28%) Analytical Skills
6 19 (2.71%) Management Information System
7 17 (2.43%) Enterprise Software
8 16 (2.28%) Client/Server
8 16 (2.28%) Clustering
9 14 (2.00%) Mathematics
10 13 (1.85%) Blackberry
11 12 (1.71%) RMADS
12 11 (1.57%) Algorithms
12 11 (1.57%) Embedded Systems
13 10 (1.43%) PKI
14 9 (1.28%) Life Science
15 7 (1.00%) Video Conferencing
15 7 (1.00%) Artificial Intelligence
15 7 (1.00%) Neural Network
15 7 (1.00%) CAN bus
Operating Systems
1 138 (19.69%) Windows
2 117 (16.69%) Linux
3 47 (6.70%) UNIX
4 39 (5.56%) Android
4 39 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
5 31 (4.42%) Apple iOS
6 29 (4.14%) Windows Server 2003
7 20 (2.85%) Windows 7
8 18 (2.57%) Windows Server 2012
9 16 (2.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 9 (1.28%) Solaris
11 7 (1.00%) Windows XP
12 4 (0.57%) HPUX
12 4 (0.57%) Windows 8
13 2 (0.29%) SUSE
13 2 (0.29%) Debian
13 2 (0.29%) Ubuntu
13 2 (0.29%) Windows 2000 Server
13 2 (0.29%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 137 (19.54%) ITIL
2 105 (14.98%) Agile Software Development
3 94 (13.41%) Software Engineering
4 83 (11.84%) UML
5 59 (8.42%) Project Management
6 55 (7.85%) MVC
7 48 (6.85%) TDD
8 47 (6.70%) Business Intelligence
9 45 (6.42%) PRINCE2
10 42 (5.99%) Web Development
11 38 (5.42%) OO
12 36 (5.14%) Continuous Integration
13 32 (4.56%) Information Security
13 32 (4.56%) iOS Development
14 31 (4.42%) Time Management
14 31 (4.42%) Android Development
15 30 (4.28%) Cyber Security
16 26 (3.71%) Change Control
17 25 (3.57%) Waterfall
17 25 (3.57%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 125 (17.83%) Java
2 105 (14.98%) SQL
3 95 (13.55%) JavaScript
4 82 (11.70%) C#
5 78 (11.13%) C++
6 56 (7.99%) C
7 42 (5.99%) Python
8 28 (3.99%) PowerShell
9 22 (3.14%) PHP
10 18 (2.57%) PL/SQL
11 17 (2.43%) T-SQL
12 16 (2.28%) Bash Shell
13 13 (1.85%) Shell Script
13 13 (1.85%) MATLAB
14 11 (1.57%) Ruby
15 9 (1.28%) Perl
16 8 (1.14%) VB
17 7 (1.00%) VBA
17 7 (1.00%) Pascal
17 7 (1.00%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 701 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 141 (20.11%) DV Cleared
3 138 (19.69%) Degree
4 54 (7.70%) Cisco Certification
5 34 (4.85%) CCNA
6 25 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
7 24 (3.42%) CCNP
8 19 (2.71%) MCP
9 14 (2.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 13 (1.85%) HNC
11 12 (1.71%) ITIL Certification
11 12 (1.71%) ISEB
11 12 (1.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 11 (1.57%) MCPD
12 11 (1.57%) MCSE
13 9 (1.28%) JNCIS
13 9 (1.28%) BC Cleared
14 8 (1.14%) ISTQB
14 8 (1.14%) CCIE
14 8 (1.14%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (3.28%) SLA
2 17 (2.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (1.14%) PCI DSS
4 7 (1.00%) DO-178B
4 7 (1.00%) QA
5 5 (0.71%) HMG Infosec
5 5 (0.71%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 2 (0.29%) JSP 440
6 2 (0.29%) TickIT
7 1 (0.14%) COBIT
7 1 (0.14%) BS15000
System Software
1 59 (8.42%) Active Directory
2 39 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (3.00%) Hyper-V
4 20 (2.85%) VMware ESXi
5 16 (2.28%) VMware ESX
6 13 (1.85%) XenApp
7 10 (1.43%) Terminal Services
8 9 (1.28%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 9 (1.28%) vCloud
9 5 (0.71%) NFS
9 5 (0.71%) Snort
10 4 (0.57%) ISA Server
10 4 (0.57%) vSphere
11 3 (0.43%) Firmware
12 2 (0.29%) Terminal Server
12 2 (0.29%) Nmap
12 2 (0.29%) Forefront TMG
13 1 (0.14%) XenServer
13 1 (0.14%) XenDesktop
13 1 (0.14%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 22 (3.14%) NetBackup
2 20 (2.85%) SCCM
3 16 (2.28%) SCOM
4 12 (1.71%) WSUS
4 12 (1.71%) Nagios
5 10 (1.43%) HP SIM
5 10 (1.43%) Puppet
6 9 (1.28%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 9 (1.28%) HP Data Protector
7 8 (1.14%) Tivoli
8 7 (1.00%) Netcool
8 7 (1.00%) ARCserve
8 7 (1.00%) Norton AntiVirus
9 6 (0.86%) Backup Exec
10 5 (0.71%) Hyperic
11 4 (0.57%) Cisco CUCM
11 4 (0.57%) McAfee ePO
12 3 (0.43%) SCVMM
12 3 (0.43%) Opscode Chef
12 3 (0.43%) Check_MK
Vendors
1 138 (19.69%) Microsoft
2 93 (13.27%) Oracle
3 86 (12.27%) Cisco
4 84 (11.98%) VMware
5 49 (6.99%) Juniper
6 47 (6.70%) Adobe
7 33 (4.71%) HP
7 33 (4.71%) Citrix
8 32 (4.56%) CheckPoint
8 32 (4.56%) F5
9 30 (4.28%) ESRI
10 25 (3.57%) IBM
11 22 (3.14%) Symantec
12 21 (3.00%) Red Hat
13 18 (2.57%) Business Objects
14 17 (2.43%) Salesforce.com
15 15 (2.14%) Riverbed
16 14 (2.00%) Avaya
17 13 (1.85%) SAP
18 12 (1.71%) McAfee
Warminster, Wiltshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Gold Group
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
South West
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 3 days ago
South West
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Salary: Market related
Posted: 3 days ago
South West
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Salary: £40k - 70k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
South West
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Salary: Market related
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucestershire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £34000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus / medical /pension
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Met Office
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £30,000 to £85,000 per annum plus outstanding package
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Experis Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Experis Ltd
Salary: £25000.00 - £27500.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: up to 55000 + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Gloucestershire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Yeovil, Somerset
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £33000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Boeing
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Bristol
Boeing
Salary: Competitive salary
Posted: 17 days ago
Bristol, Avon
CGI
Salary: £40,000 - £55,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 19 days ago