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 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 48 73 21
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -52
Permanent jobs citing SC Cleared 300 170 595
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 4.82% 3.34% 10.39%
As % of the Qualifications category 17.15% 11.49% 27.33%
Number of salaries quoted 241 136 522
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +8.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
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
1749 1479 2177
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 28.12% 29.07% 38.03%
Number of salaries quoted 1436 1265 1911
Average salary £37,972 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.37% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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 19 September 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 September 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 +4 100 £48,500 +14.11% 16
Wiltshire +30 80 £44,000 -7.36% 15
Gloucestershire +17 80 £40,000 +6.66% 16
Somerset -1 20 £29,000 +13.72% 15
Devon -19 4 £30,533 -24.14% 4
Dorset -9 2 £25,000 -23.07% 2
Avon - 1 £52,500 -
SC Cleared
England

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 518 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 126 (24.32%) Degree
3 109 (21.04%) Windows
4 98 (18.92%) Microsoft
5 96 (18.53%) Linux
6 94 (18.15%) DV Cleared
7 93 (17.95%) Java
7 93 (17.95%) ITIL
8 80 (15.44%) C++
9 76 (14.67%) Software Engineering
10 71 (13.71%) Agile Software Development
11 69 (13.32%) Computer Science
12 65 (12.55%) C#
13 63 (12.16%) JavaScript
14 62 (11.97%) VMware
15 60 (11.58%) SQL
15 60 (11.58%) Finance
16 58 (11.20%) UML
17 57 (11.00%) Oracle
18 50 (9.65%) Cisco
18 50 (9.65%) Internet
19 49 (9.46%) Telecoms
19 49 (9.46%) HTML
20 48 (9.27%) Firewall
21 47 (9.07%) Active Directory
22 46 (8.88%) SQL Server
23 43 (8.30%) MS Excel
24 42 (8.11%) UNIX
24 42 (8.11%) Open Source
25 41 (7.92%) GIS

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 30 (5.79%) MS Exchange
2 28 (5.41%) SharePoint
3 23 (4.44%) Exchange Server 2010
4 18 (3.47%) Apache
5 17 (3.28%) WebLogic
5 17 (3.28%) Exchange Server 2003
6 16 (3.09%) Exchange Server 2000
7 15 (2.90%) Joomla!
7 15 (2.90%) Alfresco
8 14 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2007
9 12 (2.32%) Exchange Server 2013
10 9 (1.74%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 7 (1.35%) Lync
12 6 (1.16%) ArcGIS
13 2 (0.39%) CMS
13 2 (0.39%) IIS
14 1 (0.19%) Tomcat
14 1 (0.19%) Oracle Application Server
14 1 (0.19%) SharePoint 2010
14 1 (0.19%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 43 (8.30%) MS Excel
2 17 (3.28%) MS Office
3 7 (1.35%) FrameMaker
3 7 (1.35%) MS Visio
3 7 (1.35%) Acrobat
4 4 (0.77%) AutoCAD
5 3 (0.58%) Simulink
5 3 (0.58%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.19%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (0.58%) Teamcenter
2 2 (0.39%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.19%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.19%) Maximo
3 1 (0.19%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.19%) Oracle CRM
3 1 (0.19%) assyst
3 1 (0.19%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.77%) SaaS
2 1 (0.19%) Office 365
2 1 (0.19%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 50 (9.65%) Internet
2 48 (9.27%) Firewall
3 30 (5.79%) SAN
4 25 (4.83%) TCP/IP
4 25 (4.83%) DHCP
5 20 (3.86%) DNS
6 17 (3.28%) IPv4
6 17 (3.28%) IPv6
6 17 (3.28%) WAN
7 16 (3.09%) LAN
8 14 (2.70%) Wireless
9 12 (2.32%) Network Security
10 9 (1.74%) VPN
11 6 (1.16%) Unified Communications
12 5 (0.97%) Ethernet
12 5 (0.97%) Intrusion Detection
13 4 (0.77%) HTTP
13 4 (0.77%) IPsec
13 4 (0.77%) VLAN
13 4 (0.77%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (8.88%) SQL Server
2 16 (3.09%) MySQL
2 16 (3.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 15 (2.90%) MongoDB
4 13 (2.51%) PostgreSQL
5 12 (2.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 12 (2.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 8 (1.54%) Oracle Database
7 6 (1.16%) Oracle Database 11g
8 5 (0.97%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (0.58%) RDBMS
9 3 (0.58%) Oracle Reports
9 3 (0.58%) Relational Database
9 3 (0.58%) Big Data
10 2 (0.39%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (0.39%) MS Access
10 2 (0.39%) Crystal Reports
10 2 (0.39%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (0.39%) QlikView
11 1 (0.19%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 20 (3.86%) Subversion
2 19 (3.67%) Maven
3 17 (3.28%) Rational DOORS
4 15 (2.90%) GCC
4 15 (2.90%) GDB
4 15 (2.90%) Ant
4 15 (2.90%) Apache Ivy
5 6 (1.16%) Oracle Forms
6 5 (0.97%) LoadRunner
6 5 (0.97%) Rational Rhapsody
7 4 (0.77%) Jenkins
8 3 (0.58%) Bugzilla
8 3 (0.58%) SoapUI
9 2 (0.39%) Selenium
10 1 (0.19%) Git (software)
10 1 (0.19%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (0.19%) WebDriver
10 1 (0.19%) ClearCase
10 1 (0.19%) Visual Studio
10 1 (0.19%) JIRA
General
1 60 (11.58%) Finance
2 49 (9.46%) Telecoms
3 30 (5.79%) Banking
4 24 (4.63%) Aerospace
5 19 (3.67%) Military
6 11 (2.12%) Electronics
7 8 (1.54%) Legal
8 7 (1.35%) Automotive
9 4 (0.77%) Advertising
10 3 (0.58%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.58%) Local Government
10 3 (0.58%) Marketing
11 2 (0.39%) Retail
11 2 (0.39%) Games
12 1 (0.19%) French Language
12 1 (0.19%) Spanish Language
12 1 (0.19%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 86 (16.60%) Architect
2 85 (16.41%) Developer
3 67 (12.93%) Consultant
4 49 (9.46%) Software Engineer
5 44 (8.49%) Technical Architect
6 40 (7.72%) Analyst
7 33 (6.37%) Java Developer
8 26 (5.02%) C++ Developer
9 21 (4.05%) Support Engineer
10 19 (3.67%) .NET Developer
11 15 (2.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 14 (2.70%) Security Consultant
12 14 (2.70%) Tester
12 14 (2.70%) Systems Engineer
13 13 (2.51%) Applications Support
13 13 (2.51%) Support Analyst
13 13 (2.51%) Network Architect
13 13 (2.51%) CLAS Consultant
13 13 (2.51%) Designer
14 12 (2.32%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (9.46%) HTML
2 40 (7.72%) .NET
3 38 (7.34%) HTML5
4 31 (5.98%) XML
5 30 (5.79%) CSS
6 24 (4.63%) Hibernate
6 24 (4.63%) Spring
6 24 (4.63%) Apache Flex
7 23 (4.44%) Spring MVC
7 23 (4.44%) JPA
7 23 (4.44%) XHTML
8 22 (4.25%) J2EE
9 20 (3.86%) Middleware
10 18 (3.47%) SOAP
11 17 (3.28%) STL
11 17 (3.28%) Boost C++ Libraries
12 16 (3.09%) jQuery
12 16 (3.09%) ASP.NET
13 15 (2.90%) Web Services
13 15 (2.90%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 69 (13.32%) Computer Science
2 42 (8.11%) Open Source
3 41 (7.92%) GIS
4 26 (5.02%) RIA
5 18 (3.47%) Management Information System
5 18 (3.47%) PKI
6 17 (3.28%) Mathematics
7 15 (2.90%) Analytical Skills
8 11 (2.12%) Embedded Systems
8 11 (2.12%) Clustering
9 9 (1.74%) Blackberry
9 9 (1.74%) Enterprise Software
10 8 (1.54%) Human Factors
10 8 (1.54%) Device Driver
11 7 (1.35%) PDA
11 7 (1.35%) CAN bus
12 6 (1.16%) RMADS
12 6 (1.16%) Client/Server
13 4 (0.77%) Cryptography
13 4 (0.77%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 109 (21.04%) Windows
2 96 (18.53%) Linux
3 42 (8.11%) UNIX
4 23 (4.44%) Windows Server 2008
5 21 (4.05%) Windows Server 2003
5 21 (4.05%) Android
6 17 (3.28%) Solaris
7 16 (3.09%) Windows 7
7 16 (3.09%) Apple iOS
8 12 (2.32%) HPUX
9 10 (1.93%) Windows XP
10 8 (1.54%) Windows 8
11 7 (1.35%) Windows Server 2012
11 7 (1.35%) Windows Vista
12 5 (0.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 5 (0.97%) Windows 2000
13 2 (0.39%) AIX
13 2 (0.39%) CentOS
13 2 (0.39%) Debian
13 2 (0.39%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (17.95%) ITIL
2 76 (14.67%) Software Engineering
3 71 (13.71%) Agile Software Development
4 58 (11.20%) UML
5 39 (7.53%) TDD
6 31 (5.98%) Web Development
6 31 (5.98%) Continuous Integration
7 30 (5.79%) OO
7 30 (5.79%) Project Management
8 29 (5.60%) MVC
9 28 (5.41%) Scrum
10 26 (5.02%) Security Architecture
11 24 (4.63%) Service Management
12 21 (4.05%) Information Security
12 21 (4.05%) Network Design
12 21 (4.05%) Business Analysis
13 20 (3.86%) Performance Tuning
14 19 (3.67%) Change Management
15 18 (3.47%) Disaster Recovery
15 18 (3.47%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 93 (17.95%) Java
2 80 (15.44%) C++
3 65 (12.55%) C#
4 63 (12.16%) JavaScript
5 60 (11.58%) SQL
6 40 (7.72%) Python
7 34 (6.56%) C
8 19 (3.67%) Ruby
9 18 (3.47%) PowerShell
9 18 (3.47%) Bash Shell
10 12 (2.32%) Shell Script
10 12 (2.32%) Perl
11 9 (1.74%) PHP
12 8 (1.54%) PL/SQL
12 8 (1.54%) T-SQL
12 8 (1.54%) VBScript
13 7 (1.35%) MATLAB
14 6 (1.16%) VB
15 5 (0.97%) Objective-C
16 3 (0.58%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 518 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 126 (24.32%) Degree
3 94 (18.15%) DV Cleared
4 18 (3.47%) MCP
5 14 (2.70%) PhD
5 14 (2.70%) Cisco Certification
6 13 (2.51%) HNC
7 11 (2.12%) Microsoft Certification
8 10 (1.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 9 (1.74%) MCSE
10 8 (1.54%) CEH
10 8 (1.54%) ISEB
11 7 (1.35%) CCNP
11 7 (1.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 7 (1.35%) BC Cleared
12 6 (1.16%) ISSAP
12 6 (1.16%) CCNA
12 6 (1.16%) HND
12 6 (1.16%) CISSP
12 6 (1.16%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (4.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (2.51%) HMG Infosec
3 7 (1.35%) SLA
3 7 (1.35%) DO-178B
4 6 (1.16%) PCI DSS
4 6 (1.16%) QA
5 2 (0.39%) JSP 440
5 2 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 1 (0.19%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.19%) BS7799
6 1 (0.19%) DO-160
System Software
1 47 (9.07%) Active Directory
2 34 (6.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (5.41%) VMware ESX
4 18 (3.47%) vSphere
5 15 (2.90%) Hyper-V
6 11 (2.12%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 9 (1.74%) XenApp
8 8 (1.54%) Terminal Services
9 7 (1.35%) VMware ESXi
10 6 (1.16%) Microsoft App-V
11 3 (0.58%) ISA Server
11 3 (0.58%) Snort
12 2 (0.39%) Nmap
12 2 (0.39%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 1 (0.19%) Xen
13 1 (0.19%) ProxySG
13 1 (0.19%) NFS
13 1 (0.19%) XenServer
13 1 (0.19%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 22 (4.25%) NetBackup
2 15 (2.90%) SCCM
3 10 (1.93%) Backup Exec
3 10 (1.93%) Norton AntiVirus
4 6 (1.16%) Nagios
4 6 (1.16%) McAfee ePO
5 5 (0.97%) ARCserve
6 4 (0.77%) WSUS
6 4 (0.77%) Check_MK
7 3 (0.58%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 2 (0.39%) SCOM
8 2 (0.39%) Nessus
8 2 (0.39%) Tivoli
9 1 (0.19%) Netcool
9 1 (0.19%) HP SIM
9 1 (0.19%) Hyperic
Vendors
1 98 (18.92%) Microsoft
2 62 (11.97%) VMware
3 57 (11.00%) Oracle
4 50 (9.65%) Cisco
5 39 (7.53%) Citrix
6 32 (6.18%) ESRI
7 30 (5.79%) Adobe
8 24 (4.63%) Juniper
9 22 (4.25%) Symantec
10 19 (3.67%) HP
10 19 (3.67%) F5
11 15 (2.90%) NetApp
12 14 (2.70%) Red Hat
13 12 (2.32%) Veritas
13 12 (2.32%) Remedy
13 12 (2.32%) JBoss
13 12 (2.32%) Brocade
14 11 (2.12%) Salesforce.com
15 8 (1.54%) McAfee
16 6 (1.16%) CheckPoint
Bristol, Avon
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Car/Van
Posted: 20 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
set2recruit
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £50,000 to £75,000 per annum plus outstanding package
Posted: 22 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £35,000 to £65,000 per annum plus outstanding package
Posted: 22 hours ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
The People Network
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
set2recruit
Salary: + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
set2recruit
Salary: + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £48000 - £50000 per annum + car + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Talent International
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Talent International
Salary: £18000.00 - £25000.00 per annum + car + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £50000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Dorset
DataSource Computer Employment
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Experis Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: upto 65000 + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
The People Network
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Superb Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
The People Network
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per week + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Connectus
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago