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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 69 67 63
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -4
Permanent jobs citing SC Cleared 220 219 194
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 3.74% 3.56% 3.71%
As % of the Qualifications category 12.69% 13.77% 12.89%
Number of salaries quoted 184 169 154
Average salary £42,500 £42,250 £40,625
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.59% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,200 £28,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £63,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £48,750 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +8.33%
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
1734 1590 1505
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 29.51% 25.87% 28.75%
Number of salaries quoted 1361 1223 1270
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,800 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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
Gloucestershire -13 66 £45,000 +12.50% 13
Bristol -25 63 £40,000 -9.09% 14
Wiltshire +15 59 £39,500 -7.05% 10
Dorset +16 11 £37,500 +7.14% 2
Devon -1 8 £31,250 +11.60% 6
Somerset +7 6 £45,000 +55.17% 6
SC Cleared
England

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 543 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 125 (23.02%) Java
3 118 (21.73%) Degree
4 117 (21.55%) Oracle
5 114 (20.99%) Linux
6 107 (19.71%) Windows
7 106 (19.52%) Microsoft
8 102 (18.78%) ITIL
9 100 (18.42%) DV Cleared
10 96 (17.68%) C
11 95 (17.50%) Agile Software Development
12 88 (16.21%) C++
13 86 (15.84%) SQL Server
14 82 (15.10%) HTML
15 78 (14.36%) Software Engineering
16 76 (14.00%) JavaScript
17 71 (13.08%) SQL
17 71 (13.08%) .NET
18 68 (12.52%) C#
19 66 (12.15%) CSS
20 61 (11.23%) Firewall
21 59 (10.87%) UML
22 58 (10.68%) SDLC
23 57 (10.50%) UNIX
23 57 (10.50%) Cisco
23 57 (10.50%) Finance
23 57 (10.50%) VMware
24 53 (9.76%) HTML5
25 51 (9.39%) Web Services
25 51 (9.39%) Python

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 49 (9.02%) SharePoint
2 29 (5.34%) Node.js
3 24 (4.42%) MS Exchange
4 22 (4.05%) Documentum
5 20 (3.68%) Elasticsearch
6 17 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2010
7 16 (2.95%) WebLogic
8 15 (2.76%) IIS
9 14 (2.58%) Joomla!
9 14 (2.58%) Alfresco
10 13 (2.39%) SharePoint 2013
11 12 (2.21%) Lync
11 12 (2.21%) ArcGIS
12 11 (2.03%) SharePoint 2010
13 10 (1.84%) Exchange Server 2007
13 10 (1.84%) Tomcat
14 8 (1.47%) WebSphere
15 7 (1.29%) Apache
16 6 (1.10%) JBoss
17 5 (0.92%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 29 (5.34%) MS Excel
2 12 (2.21%) MS Office
3 5 (0.92%) MS Project
4 1 (0.18%) Maya
4 1 (0.18%) 3ds Max
4 1 (0.18%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.18%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.18%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.18%) PowerPivot
4 1 (0.18%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 3 (0.55%) Maximo
1 3 (0.55%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.37%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.37%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (0.37%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.18%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.18%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (0.18%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (0.18%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (0.18%) Primavera
3 1 (0.18%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.18%) Oracle SCM
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.47%) Office 365
2 5 (0.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (0.55%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.18%) SaaS
5 1 (0.18%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 61 (11.23%) Firewall
2 22 (4.05%) WAN
3 20 (3.68%) TCP/IP
4 17 (3.13%) LAN
5 15 (2.76%) Internet
6 14 (2.58%) HTTP
7 11 (2.03%) DNS
8 10 (1.84%) Wireless
8 10 (1.84%) Cisco ASA
9 9 (1.66%) Network Security
10 8 (1.47%) Cisco Nexus
11 7 (1.29%) DHCP
12 6 (1.10%) VoIP
12 6 (1.10%) SAN
12 6 (1.10%) Unified Communications
13 5 (0.92%) CTI
13 5 (0.92%) Intrusion Detection
14 4 (0.74%) IPsec
14 4 (0.74%) ATM
15 3 (0.55%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 86 (15.84%) SQL Server
2 40 (7.37%) MongoDB
3 31 (5.71%) MySQL
4 25 (4.60%) Relational Database
5 24 (4.42%) RDBMS
6 20 (3.68%) Big Data
7 18 (3.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 17 (3.13%) Oracle Database
9 16 (2.95%) QlikView
10 15 (2.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 15 (2.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 9 (1.66%) Oracle Database 11g
12 8 (1.47%) Oracle Reports
13 7 (1.29%) Data Warehouse
14 6 (1.10%) SQL Server 2008
15 5 (0.92%) Oracle8/8i Database
15 5 (0.92%) Oracle9i Database
15 5 (0.92%) OLAP
15 5 (0.92%) BusinessObjects
15 5 (0.92%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 24 (4.42%) Subversion
1 24 (4.42%) Maven
2 20 (3.68%) Git (software)
3 19 (3.50%) ClearCase
4 18 (3.31%) Team Foundation Server
5 16 (2.95%) Ant
6 14 (2.58%) Apache Ivy
7 11 (2.03%) Rational DOORS
7 11 (2.03%) Visual Studio
8 10 (1.84%) Oracle Forms
9 8 (1.47%) Oracle APEX
9 8 (1.47%) Jenkins
10 7 (1.29%) Eclipse
11 5 (0.92%) PVCS
11 5 (0.92%) NetBeans
12 4 (0.74%) JMeter
12 4 (0.74%) LoadRunner
12 4 (0.74%) NeoLoad
13 2 (0.37%) Hudson
13 2 (0.37%) Selenium
General
1 57 (10.50%) Finance
2 43 (7.92%) Telecoms
3 35 (6.45%) Military
4 34 (6.26%) Banking
5 15 (2.76%) Electronics
6 9 (1.66%) Aerospace
7 7 (1.29%) Manufacturing
7 7 (1.29%) Games
7 7 (1.29%) Marketing
8 6 (1.10%) Legal
9 4 (0.74%) Retail
10 2 (0.37%) Advertising
11 1 (0.18%) Law
11 1 (0.18%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.18%) Billing
Job Titles
1 118 (21.73%) Developer
2 83 (15.29%) Analyst
3 62 (11.42%) Software Engineer
4 50 (9.21%) Architect
5 39 (7.18%) Business Analyst
6 38 (7.00%) Consultant
7 27 (4.97%) Java Developer
8 25 (4.60%) Project Manager
9 22 (4.05%) Network Engineer
10 21 (3.87%) .NET Developer
11 20 (3.68%) C++ Developer
12 17 (3.13%) Applications Developer
12 17 (3.13%) Senior Analyst
13 16 (2.95%) Senior Business Analyst
14 14 (2.58%) Support Engineer
15 13 (2.39%) Applications Support
15 13 (2.39%) Senior Developer
15 13 (2.39%) Solutions Architect
15 13 (2.39%) Administrator
15 13 (2.39%) Software Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (15.10%) HTML
2 71 (13.08%) .NET
3 66 (12.15%) CSS
4 53 (9.76%) HTML5
5 51 (9.39%) Web Services
6 43 (7.92%) Middleware
7 42 (7.73%) Spring
8 40 (7.37%) Hibernate
8 40 (7.37%) J2EE
9 36 (6.63%) XML
10 34 (6.26%) CSS3
11 33 (6.08%) SOAP
12 32 (5.89%) ASP.NET
13 24 (4.42%) .NET Framework
14 23 (4.24%) JSP
14 23 (4.24%) Entity Framework
14 23 (4.24%) REST
15 21 (3.87%) WPF
16 20 (3.68%) Apache Camel
16 20 (3.68%) Dojo
Miscellaneous
1 45 (8.29%) Computer Science
2 26 (4.79%) Management Information System
2 26 (4.79%) Analytical Skills
3 23 (4.24%) PKI
3 23 (4.24%) GIS
3 23 (4.24%) Visualisation
4 18 (3.31%) Mathematics
5 14 (2.58%) RIA
5 14 (2.58%) Data Centre
6 12 (2.21%) CESG
7 9 (1.66%) Clustering
7 9 (1.66%) Embedded Systems
7 9 (1.66%) Physics
7 9 (1.66%) Algorithms
8 8 (1.47%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 8 (1.47%) Enterprise Software
9 7 (1.29%) RMADS
9 7 (1.29%) Client/Server
10 6 (1.10%) Blackberry
10 6 (1.10%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 114 (20.99%) Linux
2 107 (19.71%) Windows
3 57 (10.50%) UNIX
4 21 (3.87%) Windows Server 2008
4 21 (3.87%) Windows Server 2012
5 15 (2.76%) Android
6 14 (2.58%) Windows Server 2003
6 14 (2.58%) Apple iOS
7 11 (2.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 10 (1.84%) Windows 7
8 10 (1.84%) Ubuntu
9 6 (1.10%) Windows XP
10 5 (0.92%) Windows 8
11 4 (0.74%) CentOS
12 3 (0.55%) Debian
13 2 (0.37%) AIX
13 2 (0.37%) Solaris
14 1 (0.18%) Windows 2000
14 1 (0.18%) Windows CE
14 1 (0.18%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (18.78%) ITIL
2 95 (17.50%) Agile Software Development
3 78 (14.36%) Software Engineering
4 59 (10.87%) UML
5 58 (10.68%) SDLC
6 43 (7.92%) Project Management
6 43 (7.92%) Business Intelligence
7 40 (7.37%) Configuration Management
8 37 (6.81%) Scrum
9 34 (6.26%) Information Security
10 33 (6.08%) MVC
11 32 (5.89%) PRINCE2
11 32 (5.89%) OO
12 30 (5.52%) Service Delivery
13 26 (4.79%) Continuous Integration
13 26 (4.79%) Time Management
13 26 (4.79%) Open Source
14 25 (4.60%) Service Management
14 25 (4.60%) Data Management
14 25 (4.60%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 125 (23.02%) Java
2 96 (17.68%) C
3 88 (16.21%) C++
4 76 (14.00%) JavaScript
5 71 (13.08%) SQL
6 68 (12.52%) C#
7 51 (9.39%) Python
8 41 (7.55%) Ruby
9 30 (5.52%) Perl
10 25 (4.60%) Bash Shell
11 13 (2.39%) VB.NET
12 12 (2.21%) PowerShell
13 11 (2.03%) Shell Script
14 10 (1.84%) PHP
15 9 (1.66%) MATLAB
16 8 (1.47%) PL/SQL
17 7 (1.29%) VB
18 6 (1.10%) T-SQL
19 5 (0.92%) VBA
20 4 (0.74%) Ada
Qualifications
1 543 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 118 (21.73%) Degree
3 100 (18.42%) DV Cleared
4 36 (6.63%) Cisco Certification
5 22 (4.05%) CCNA
6 21 (3.87%) Microsoft Certification
7 20 (3.68%) CCNP
8 13 (2.39%) CISSP
9 9 (1.66%) ITIL Certification
10 8 (1.47%) MCSE
11 7 (1.29%) MCPD
12 6 (1.10%) ISEB
12 6 (1.10%) MCITP
13 5 (0.92%) GCIA
13 5 (0.92%) CEH
13 5 (0.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 5 (0.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 3 (0.55%) MCSA
14 3 (0.55%) MCP
14 3 (0.55%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (7.00%) SLA
2 21 (3.87%) QA
3 18 (3.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 10 (1.84%) ISO 9001
5 6 (1.10%) JSP 440
5 6 (1.10%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.37%) DO-178B
System Software
1 48 (8.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 43 (7.92%) Hyper-V
3 22 (4.05%) Active Directory
4 15 (2.76%) Firmware
5 8 (1.47%) XenApp
6 7 (1.29%) vSphere
7 5 (0.92%) Terminal Services
8 4 (0.74%) XenServer
9 3 (0.55%) XenDesktop
9 3 (0.55%) VMware ESX
9 3 (0.55%) ProxySG
10 2 (0.37%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 2 (0.37%) Oracle RAC
10 2 (0.37%) Microsoft App-V
10 2 (0.37%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (0.37%) KVM
10 2 (0.37%) BitLocker
11 1 (0.18%) PowerHA
11 1 (0.18%) Postfix
11 1 (0.18%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 18 (3.31%) SCCM
2 8 (1.47%) SCOM
3 4 (0.74%) NetBackup
3 4 (0.74%) Puppet
3 4 (0.74%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 3 (0.55%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (0.37%) ARCserve
5 2 (0.37%) Windows Intune
5 2 (0.37%) Backup Exec
5 2 (0.37%) Oracle RMAN
5 2 (0.37%) SCVMM
5 2 (0.37%) Data Guard
5 2 (0.37%) SCDPM
5 2 (0.37%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 2 (0.37%) SCSM
6 1 (0.18%) SolarWinds Orion
6 1 (0.18%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.18%) yum
6 1 (0.18%) HP SIM
6 1 (0.18%) OpenView
Vendors
1 117 (21.55%) Oracle
2 106 (19.52%) Microsoft
3 57 (10.50%) Cisco
3 57 (10.50%) VMware
4 22 (4.05%) IBM
5 21 (3.87%) Juniper
5 21 (3.87%) SAP
6 15 (2.76%) Adobe
7 14 (2.58%) HP
7 14 (2.58%) webMethods
7 14 (2.58%) F5
8 13 (2.39%) ESRI
8 13 (2.39%) Red Hat
9 12 (2.21%) Citrix
10 9 (1.66%) Symantec
10 9 (1.66%) SolarWinds
11 8 (1.47%) ArcSight
11 8 (1.47%) Avaya
12 7 (1.29%) Dell
12 7 (1.29%) CheckPoint
Gloucestershire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Somerset
Evolution Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Benefits + Salary Reviews
Posted: 3 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
The People Network
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + superb benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
The People Network
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucestershire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £80000 - £105000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £33000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £33000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Salisbury, Wiltshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £43000 per annum + Generous Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £75,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Glastonbury, Somerset
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £65,000 - £75,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Bath, Avon
Talent International
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Gloucestershire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £45,000 + outstanding package
Posted: 5 days ago
Weymouth, Dorset
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35000 - 45000
Posted: 6 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Experis Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Plymouth, Devon
Experis Ltd
Salary: £29000.00 - £32000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 + Benefits + Salary Reviews
Posted: 6 days ago