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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 36 37 95
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +58
Permanent jobs citing SC Cleared 403 405 156
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 7.09% 6.73% 2.90%
As % of the Qualifications category 21.17% 21.63% 10.03%
Number of salaries quoted 301 311 127
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £33,500 £25,900
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £46,500 £43,000
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +8.13%
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
1904 1872 1556
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 33.50% 31.09% 28.96%
Number of salaries quoted 1505 1527 1266
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 8 February 2016.

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 8 February 2016. 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 +3 160 £40,000 -11.11% 23
Wiltshire +8 110 £35,000 -9.09% 14
Gloucestershire +7 99 £51,250 +2.50% 27
Somerset -26 13 £40,625 +8.33% 4
Devon +2 5 £32,500 - 1
Dorset -5 3 £26,000 -42.22% 1
Cornwall - 2 £60,000 -
SC Cleared
England

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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.

1 684 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 187 (27.34%) Degree
3 186 (27.19%) Agile Software Development
4 171 (25.00%) Windows
5 152 (22.22%) Java
6 138 (20.18%) DV Cleared
7 127 (18.57%) Microsoft
8 121 (17.69%) VMware
9 113 (16.52%) ITIL
10 111 (16.23%) Linux
11 109 (15.94%) HTML
12 103 (15.06%) C++
13 99 (14.47%) JavaScript
14 95 (13.89%) C#
15 94 (13.74%) UML
16 93 (13.60%) Software Engineering
17 92 (13.45%) Firewall
18 89 (13.01%) Telecoms
18 89 (13.01%) C
19 83 (12.13%) SQL
20 78 (11.40%) SQL Server
21 75 (10.96%) SDLC
22 74 (10.82%) Computer Science
23 71 (10.38%) Cisco
24 69 (10.09%) Project Management
24 69 (10.09%) Cybersecurity
25 66 (9.65%) Finance
25 66 (9.65%) MS Excel
26 64 (9.36%) VMware Infrastructure
27 63 (9.21%) Oracle

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

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 43 (6.29%) MS Exchange
2 35 (5.12%) Exchange Server 2010
3 26 (3.80%) Alfresco
3 26 (3.80%) Joomla!
4 25 (3.65%) SharePoint
5 18 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2007
5 18 (2.63%) Node.js
6 17 (2.49%) Apache
7 15 (2.19%) Exchange Server 2003
8 13 (1.90%) Skype for Business
9 12 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2000
9 12 (1.75%) WebLogic
10 10 (1.46%) Elasticsearch
10 10 (1.46%) JBoss
11 9 (1.32%) BizTalk Server
11 9 (1.32%) CMS
12 8 (1.17%) SharePoint 2010
13 7 (1.02%) Documentum
14 6 (0.88%) SharePoint 2013
15 5 (0.73%) IIS
Applications
1 66 (9.65%) MS Excel
2 27 (3.95%) MS Office
3 10 (1.46%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 7 (1.02%) MS Visio
5 6 (0.88%) MS Project
6 4 (0.58%) AutoCAD
6 4 (0.58%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.44%) Adobe Illustrator
8 2 (0.29%) 3ds Max
8 2 (0.29%) CATIA
8 2 (0.29%) Maya
8 2 (0.29%) MS PowerPoint
8 2 (0.29%) Simulink
9 1 (0.15%) Mathcad
9 1 (0.15%) OmniGraffle
9 1 (0.15%) Pro/ENGINEER
9 1 (0.15%) PTC Creo
9 1 (0.15%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 6 (0.88%) Oracle Applications
2 4 (0.58%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.58%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.29%) Primavera
3 2 (0.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 25 (3.65%) SaaS
2 14 (2.05%) PaaS
3 9 (1.32%) IaaS
4 8 (1.17%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (0.44%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 3 (0.44%) Heroku
5 3 (0.44%) Office 365
6 2 (0.29%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (0.29%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 92 (13.45%) Firewall
2 43 (6.29%) Internet
3 41 (5.99%) DNS
4 33 (4.82%) TCP/IP
5 27 (3.95%) DHCP
6 24 (3.51%) Network Security
7 23 (3.36%) SAN
8 22 (3.22%) Cisco ASA
9 21 (3.07%) SSL
10 20 (2.92%) Cisco Nexus
10 20 (2.92%) LAN
11 14 (2.05%) VPN
12 11 (1.61%) WAN
13 9 (1.32%) HTTP
13 9 (1.32%) LDAP
14 8 (1.17%) NAS
15 7 (1.02%) IPsec
15 7 (1.02%) Junos
15 7 (1.02%) Modbus
15 7 (1.02%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (11.40%) SQL Server
2 51 (7.46%) MongoDB
3 42 (6.14%) Big Data
4 20 (2.92%) MySQL
4 20 (2.92%) SQL Server 2012
5 19 (2.78%) Hadoop
6 9 (1.32%) Oracle Database
6 9 (1.32%) RDBMS
6 9 (1.32%) Relational Database
7 8 (1.17%) Data Mining
7 8 (1.17%) SQL Server 2008
8 7 (1.02%) BusinessObjects
8 7 (1.02%) SQL Server 2005
9 6 (0.88%) GIS
9 6 (0.88%) QlikView
10 5 (0.73%) NoSQL
11 4 (0.58%) MS Access
11 4 (0.58%) Oracle Database 11g
11 4 (0.58%) SQL Server 2000
11 4 (0.58%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 32 (4.68%) Subversion
2 26 (3.80%) Ant
2 26 (3.80%) Apache Ivy
2 26 (3.80%) Maven
3 23 (3.36%) Selenium
4 14 (2.05%) Cucumber
5 13 (1.90%) JIRA
6 12 (1.75%) Jenkins
7 11 (1.61%) LoadRunner
7 11 (1.61%) Rational DOORS
8 10 (1.46%) JUnit
9 8 (1.17%) Axure RP
9 8 (1.17%) Git (software)
10 7 (1.02%) Balsamiq Mockups
10 7 (1.02%) TestDirector
10 7 (1.02%) Visual Studio
11 6 (0.88%) FitNesse
11 6 (0.88%) JBehave
11 6 (0.88%) JMeter
11 6 (0.88%) Oracle APEX
General
1 89 (13.01%) Telecoms
2 66 (9.65%) Finance
3 37 (5.41%) Military
4 36 (5.26%) Legal
5 35 (5.12%) Banking
6 32 (4.68%) Aerospace
7 31 (4.53%) Manufacturing
8 21 (3.07%) Electronics
9 11 (1.61%) Law
10 8 (1.17%) Multimedia
11 6 (0.88%) Marketing
12 5 (0.73%) Games
13 3 (0.44%) Retail
14 2 (0.29%) Automotive
14 2 (0.29%) Billing
15 1 (0.15%) Advertising
15 1 (0.15%) Avionics
15 1 (0.15%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 121 (17.69%) Analyst
2 81 (11.84%) Developer
3 52 (7.60%) Systems Engineer
4 49 (7.16%) Support Engineer
5 47 (6.87%) Software Engineer
6 45 (6.58%) Java Developer
7 42 (6.14%) Consultant
8 40 (5.85%) Business Analyst
9 38 (5.56%) Project Manager
10 34 (4.97%) Senior Analyst
11 28 (4.09%) Network Engineer
12 27 (3.95%) Architect
12 27 (3.95%) Software Manager
13 24 (3.51%) Test Analyst
14 21 (3.07%) Security Consultant
14 21 (3.07%) Software Developer
15 20 (2.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 20 (2.92%) Java Engineer
15 20 (2.92%) Test Engineer
16 19 (2.78%) 2nd Line Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 109 (15.94%) HTML
2 62 (9.06%) CSS
3 56 (8.19%) Hibernate
4 54 (7.89%) XML
5 50 (7.31%) .NET
6 48 (7.02%) HTML5
7 46 (6.73%) Spring
8 39 (5.70%) Web Services
9 32 (4.68%) J2EE
10 28 (4.09%) XHTML
11 26 (3.80%) Apache Flex
11 26 (3.80%) Dojo
11 26 (3.80%) JPA
11 26 (3.80%) SOAP
11 26 (3.80%) Spring MVC
11 26 (3.80%) Spring Web Flow
11 26 (3.80%) WSDL
12 25 (3.65%) AngularJS
13 21 (3.07%) EJB
14 18 (2.63%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 74 (10.82%) Computer Science
2 42 (6.14%) Management Information System
3 30 (4.39%) Data Centre
4 27 (3.95%) Digital Media
5 26 (3.80%) Mathematics
6 23 (3.36%) RIA
7 22 (3.22%) Analytical Skills
7 22 (3.22%) PKI
8 21 (3.07%) Visualisation
9 19 (2.78%) Driving Licence
10 16 (2.34%) Client/Server
10 16 (2.34%) User Experience
11 12 (1.75%) Cybercrime
11 12 (1.75%) iPhone
11 12 (1.75%) Security Operations Centre
12 11 (1.61%) Cyberthreat
13 8 (1.17%) Performance Metrics
13 8 (1.17%) SCADA
14 7 (1.02%) Data Structures
14 7 (1.02%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 171 (25.00%) Windows
2 111 (16.23%) Linux
3 54 (7.89%) Unix
4 47 (6.87%) Windows Server 2012
5 40 (5.85%) Windows Server 2003
6 39 (5.70%) Windows Server
7 38 (5.56%) Android
8 32 (4.68%) Windows Server 2008
9 26 (3.80%) Apple iOS
10 20 (2.92%) Windows 2000
11 19 (2.78%) Windows XP
12 14 (2.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 13 (1.90%) Windows 7
13 13 (1.90%) Windows Vista
14 12 (1.75%) Windows Phone
15 11 (1.61%) Windows 8
16 7 (1.02%) Mac OS X
17 6 (0.88%) CentOS
17 6 (0.88%) Ubuntu
18 3 (0.44%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 186 (27.19%) Agile Software Development
2 113 (16.52%) ITIL
3 94 (13.74%) UML
4 93 (13.60%) Software Engineering
5 75 (10.96%) SDLC
6 69 (10.09%) Cybersecurity
6 69 (10.09%) Project Management
7 57 (8.33%) PRINCE2
8 43 (6.29%) Continuous Integration
9 42 (6.14%) Open Source
10 41 (5.99%) Mentoring
11 39 (5.70%) Web Development
12 38 (5.56%) Android Development
12 38 (5.56%) iOS Development
12 38 (5.56%) Mobile Development
12 38 (5.56%) MVC
13 37 (5.41%) TDD
14 36 (5.26%) Information Security
15 35 (5.12%) Service Management
16 34 (4.97%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 152 (22.22%) Java
2 103 (15.06%) C++
3 99 (14.47%) JavaScript
4 95 (13.89%) C#
5 89 (13.01%) C
6 83 (12.13%) SQL
7 61 (8.92%) Python
8 30 (4.39%) Ruby
9 28 (4.09%) Perl
10 23 (3.36%) Shell Script
11 14 (2.05%) PHP
12 13 (1.90%) PowerShell
13 12 (1.75%) Objective-C
14 11 (1.61%) VB.NET
14 11 (1.61%) VBA
15 10 (1.46%) PL/SQL
16 8 (1.17%) Bash Shell
17 5 (0.73%) MATLAB
18 4 (0.58%) T-SQL
19 3 (0.44%) Scala
Qualifications
1 684 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 187 (27.34%) Degree
3 138 (20.18%) DV Cleared
4 40 (5.85%) Cisco Certification
4 40 (5.85%) CISSP
5 32 (4.68%) CCNA
6 27 (3.95%) ISEB
7 22 (3.22%) CISM
8 16 (2.34%) GCIA
9 14 (2.05%) GCIH
9 14 (2.05%) ISTQB
10 13 (1.90%) Microsoft Certification
11 12 (1.75%) ITIL Certification
12 11 (1.61%) CCNP
13 9 (1.32%) SANS
14 8 (1.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 7 (1.02%) HND
16 6 (0.88%) CESG Certified Professional
16 6 (0.88%) CREST Certified
16 6 (0.88%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (4.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 19 (2.78%) QA
3 15 (2.19%) GPG13
4 14 (2.05%) SLA
5 9 (1.32%) HMG Infosec
6 8 (1.17%) ISO22301
7 7 (1.02%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 7 (1.02%) ISO 9001
7 7 (1.02%) RMADS
8 6 (0.88%) Def Stans
9 5 (0.73%) JSP 440
10 4 (0.58%) PCI DSS
11 3 (0.44%) COBIT
12 2 (0.29%) Disclosure Scotland
12 2 (0.29%) DO-254
12 2 (0.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 1 (0.15%) ARP4754
13 1 (0.15%) Data Quality
13 1 (0.15%) MISRA
13 1 (0.15%) MISRA C
System Software
1 64 (9.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 46 (6.73%) Active Directory
3 38 (5.56%) vSphere
4 20 (2.92%) Hyper-V
5 9 (1.32%) VMware ESX
6 8 (1.17%) Snort
6 8 (1.17%) vCloud
7 7 (1.02%) VMware Server
8 6 (0.88%) XenApp
9 4 (0.58%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 3 (0.44%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 3 (0.44%) XenDesktop
11 2 (0.29%) VMware ESXi
12 1 (0.15%) Firmware
12 1 (0.15%) Forefront TMG
12 1 (0.15%) NFS
12 1 (0.15%) Postfix
12 1 (0.15%) UAG
Systems Management
1 19 (2.78%) SCCM
2 16 (2.34%) McAfee ePO
3 15 (2.19%) NetBackup
4 12 (1.75%) Backup Exec
4 12 (1.75%) HP Quality Center
5 11 (1.61%) Norton AntiVirus
6 9 (1.32%) SCOM
7 7 (1.02%) QRadar
8 6 (0.88%) Nagios
9 5 (0.73%) HP SIM
9 5 (0.73%) RSA enVision
10 4 (0.58%) OpenView
11 3 (0.44%) Cisco CUCM
11 3 (0.44%) Cisco UCCE
11 3 (0.44%) Cisco UCCX
11 3 (0.44%) Nessus
11 3 (0.44%) SCVMM
12 2 (0.29%) Cisco IPCC
12 2 (0.29%) Oracle RMAN
12 2 (0.29%) RSA Security Analytics
Vendors
1 127 (18.57%) Microsoft
2 121 (17.69%) VMware
3 71 (10.38%) Cisco
4 63 (9.21%) Oracle
5 36 (5.26%) Adobe
6 30 (4.39%) Juniper
7 28 (4.09%) ArcSight
8 23 (3.36%) Red Hat
8 23 (3.36%) SolarWinds
9 22 (3.22%) Citrix
9 22 (3.22%) HP
9 22 (3.22%) Intel Security
10 19 (2.78%) Palo Alto
11 17 (2.49%) LogRhythm
11 17 (2.49%) Remedy
12 15 (2.19%) Symantec
13 12 (1.75%) CheckPoint
13 12 (1.75%) Splunk
14 8 (1.17%) SAP
15 7 (1.02%) EMC
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 1 hour ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 1 hour ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucestershire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: Yesterday
Wiltshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £24000.00 - £25000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Negotiable + bonus + pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Blue Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Blue Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £26000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Somerset
Harris Global
Salary: Very Competitive package
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: up to 55k + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 75,000 + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
South West
Sanderson
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucestershire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucestershire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucestershire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Competitive + bonus + pension
Posted: 4 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £20000.00 - £29000.00 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £24000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £23000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000- 85,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Raytheon
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
TEKsystems
Salary: £40 - £80 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Car, bonus and others
Posted: 5 days ago
Dorset
Experis Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £35000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago