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 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 45 68 46
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -22
Permanent jobs citing SC Cleared 299 216 246
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 4.95% 3.74% 4.62%
As % of the Qualifications category 16.68% 13.10% 13.56%
Number of salaries quoted 210 156 205
Average salary £43,000 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.50% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,600 £58,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £46,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +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
1793 1649 1814
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 29.71% 28.54% 34.10%
Number of salaries quoted 1376 1334 1573
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £52,500 £55,000
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 6 May 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 6 May 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 +14 91 £40,000 -5.88% 3
Gloucestershire +9 81 £51,000 +10.86% 7
Wiltshire +17 80 £38,000 +5.55% 6
Dorset +2 13 £45,000 +2.27%
Somerset +5 10 £35,750 -4.66% 1
Avon 0 3 £55,000 +22.22%
Devon -18 3 £50,500 +30.21%
SC Cleared
England

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 6 May 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.

1 692 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 160 (23.12%) ITIL
3 144 (20.81%) DV Cleared
4 136 (19.65%) Microsoft
5 121 (17.49%) Windows
6 118 (17.05%) Degree
7 116 (16.76%) Java
7 116 (16.76%) Oracle
8 107 (15.46%) Linux
9 102 (14.74%) SQL Server
10 100 (14.45%) Software Engineering
11 99 (14.31%) C
12 95 (13.73%) SQL
13 93 (13.44%) HTML
13 93 (13.44%) Finance
14 92 (13.29%) .NET
15 89 (12.86%) Agile Software Development
16 88 (12.72%) C#
17 80 (11.56%) C++
18 78 (11.27%) Cisco
19 77 (11.13%) JavaScript
20 73 (10.55%) Firewall
21 70 (10.12%) SharePoint
22 68 (9.83%) PRINCE2
22 68 (9.83%) CSS
22 68 (9.83%) VMware
23 64 (9.25%) Telecoms
24 61 (8.82%) J2EE
24 61 (8.82%) Business Intelligence
25 60 (8.67%) UNIX

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

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 70 (10.12%) SharePoint
2 25 (3.61%) MS Exchange
3 22 (3.18%) WebLogic
3 22 (3.18%) SharePoint 2010
3 22 (3.18%) SharePoint 2013
4 16 (2.31%) Node.js
4 16 (2.31%) IIS
4 16 (2.31%) Tomcat
5 15 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2010
6 14 (2.02%) Lync
7 13 (1.88%) WebSphere
8 12 (1.73%) Joomla!
8 12 (1.73%) Exchange Server 2013
8 12 (1.73%) Elasticsearch
9 11 (1.59%) Documentum
10 10 (1.45%) Apache
11 9 (1.30%) JBoss
12 8 (1.16%) ArcGIS
12 8 (1.16%) Alfresco
13 7 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 45 (6.50%) MS Excel
2 21 (3.03%) MS Office
3 9 (1.30%) MS Project
4 4 (0.58%) Maya
4 4 (0.58%) 3ds Max
4 4 (0.58%) Adobe Illustrator
4 4 (0.58%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.14%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.14%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.14%) PowerPivot
5 1 (0.14%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.14%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 5 (0.72%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.29%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (0.29%) Maximo
3 1 (0.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.14%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.14%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.14%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (0.14%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.14%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.14%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (0.14%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (0.14%) Primavera
3 1 (0.14%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.14%) Oracle SCM
Cloud Services
1 17 (2.46%) Office 365
2 9 (1.30%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (0.58%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (0.43%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (0.29%) SaaS
5 2 (0.29%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 73 (10.55%) Firewall
2 35 (5.06%) DNS
3 28 (4.05%) WAN
4 26 (3.76%) DHCP
5 24 (3.47%) LAN
6 23 (3.32%) HTTP
7 22 (3.18%) TCP/IP
8 20 (2.89%) SAN
9 18 (2.60%) Wireless
10 15 (2.17%) Internet
10 15 (2.17%) VPN
10 15 (2.17%) Network Security
11 12 (1.73%) Cisco ASA
11 12 (1.73%) Unified Communications
11 12 (1.73%) SSL
12 11 (1.59%) IPsec
13 10 (1.45%) VoIP
14 9 (1.30%) NAS
15 7 (1.01%) Cisco Nexus
15 7 (1.01%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 102 (14.74%) SQL Server
2 26 (3.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 23 (3.32%) MySQL
3 23 (3.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 22 (3.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 21 (3.03%) MongoDB
6 19 (2.75%) Data Warehouse
7 17 (2.46%) QlikView
8 16 (2.31%) Relational Database
9 13 (1.88%) Oracle Database
9 13 (1.88%) Big Data
9 13 (1.88%) RDBMS
10 12 (1.73%) Oracle Reports
11 9 (1.30%) Crystal Reports
12 7 (1.01%) Oracle Database 11g
13 6 (0.87%) PostgreSQL
13 6 (0.87%) OLAP
14 5 (0.72%) Hadoop
15 4 (0.58%) SQL Server 2000
15 4 (0.58%) Oracle8/8i Database
Development Applications
1 27 (3.90%) Maven
2 25 (3.61%) Team Foundation Server
3 23 (3.32%) Subversion
4 19 (2.75%) Oracle Forms
5 18 (2.60%) Jenkins
6 12 (1.73%) Git (software)
7 11 (1.59%) ClearCase
7 11 (1.59%) Visual Studio
8 10 (1.45%) Ant
8 10 (1.45%) Rational DOORS
9 9 (1.30%) Eclipse
10 7 (1.01%) PVCS
10 7 (1.01%) LoadRunner
11 6 (0.87%) Oracle APEX
12 5 (0.72%) Hudson
12 5 (0.72%) Apache Ivy
12 5 (0.72%) NetBeans
13 3 (0.43%) JMeter
13 3 (0.43%) NeoLoad
14 2 (0.29%) Selenium
General
1 93 (13.44%) Finance
2 64 (9.25%) Telecoms
3 52 (7.51%) Banking
4 31 (4.48%) Military
5 26 (3.76%) Aerospace
6 15 (2.17%) Electronics
7 13 (1.88%) Legal
8 8 (1.16%) Games
9 7 (1.01%) Multimedia
10 6 (0.87%) Manufacturing
11 4 (0.58%) Retail
12 3 (0.43%) Marketing
13 2 (0.29%) Law
Job Titles
1 126 (18.21%) Developer
2 87 (12.57%) Analyst
3 83 (11.99%) Architect
4 56 (8.09%) Software Engineer
5 47 (6.79%) Consultant
6 46 (6.65%) Project Manager
7 32 (4.62%) Business Analyst
8 29 (4.19%) .NET Developer
9 26 (3.76%) Java Developer
9 26 (3.76%) Applications Developer
10 25 (3.61%) Applications Support
11 22 (3.18%) Network Engineer
12 21 (3.03%) C++ Software Engineer
13 20 (2.89%) Technical Architect
14 19 (2.75%) Senior Developer
15 18 (2.60%) Network Architect
16 17 (2.46%) Senior Analyst
16 17 (2.46%) Test Analyst
17 16 (2.31%) Administrator
18 15 (2.17%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 93 (13.44%) HTML
2 92 (13.29%) .NET
3 68 (9.83%) CSS
4 61 (8.82%) J2EE
5 51 (7.37%) XML
6 47 (6.79%) ASP.NET
6 47 (6.79%) Middleware
7 43 (6.21%) Web Services
7 43 (6.21%) HTML5
8 39 (5.64%) Spring
9 32 (4.62%) JSP
10 30 (4.34%) Hibernate
11 25 (3.61%) SOAP
11 25 (3.61%) .NET Framework
11 25 (3.61%) Entity Framework
12 21 (3.03%) REST
12 21 (3.03%) CSS3
13 19 (2.75%) ASP.NET MVC
13 19 (2.75%) jQuery
14 16 (2.31%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 37 (5.35%) Computer Science
2 35 (5.06%) Open Source
3 28 (4.05%) Analytical Skills
4 27 (3.90%) Management Information System
5 23 (3.32%) GIS
6 18 (2.60%) PKI
7 17 (2.46%) Embedded Systems
8 16 (2.31%) Client/Server
9 15 (2.17%) Clustering
9 15 (2.17%) Visualisation
10 14 (2.02%) Enterprise Software
10 14 (2.02%) Mathematics
11 11 (1.59%) RMADS
12 10 (1.45%) Physics
12 10 (1.45%) Blackberry
12 10 (1.45%) Statistics
12 10 (1.45%) CESG
13 8 (1.16%) Artificial Intelligence
13 8 (1.16%) Neural Network
13 8 (1.16%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 121 (17.49%) Windows
2 107 (15.46%) Linux
3 60 (8.67%) UNIX
4 36 (5.20%) Windows Server 2008
5 22 (3.18%) Windows Server 2003
6 21 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
7 12 (1.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 10 (1.45%) Windows 7
8 10 (1.45%) Android
9 8 (1.16%) Apple iOS
10 5 (0.72%) Windows 8
11 4 (0.58%) Windows XP
11 4 (0.58%) Solaris
12 3 (0.43%) Ubuntu
13 2 (0.29%) AIX
14 1 (0.14%) SUSE
14 1 (0.14%) Windows 2000
14 1 (0.14%) Windows Vista
14 1 (0.14%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 160 (23.12%) ITIL
2 100 (14.45%) Software Engineering
3 89 (12.86%) Agile Software Development
4 68 (9.83%) PRINCE2
5 61 (8.82%) Business Intelligence
6 48 (6.94%) Project Management
7 43 (6.21%) UML
8 35 (5.06%) MVC
9 34 (4.91%) Mentoring
10 33 (4.77%) Information Security
11 32 (4.62%) Time Management
12 29 (4.19%) Cyber Security
13 27 (3.90%) Scrum
13 27 (3.90%) Configuration Management
13 27 (3.90%) Service Delivery
13 27 (3.90%) OO
14 25 (3.61%) Service Management
15 24 (3.47%) SOA
15 24 (3.47%) Change Control
16 22 (3.18%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 116 (16.76%) Java
2 99 (14.31%) C
3 95 (13.73%) SQL
4 88 (12.72%) C#
5 80 (11.56%) C++
6 77 (11.13%) JavaScript
7 41 (5.92%) Python
8 23 (3.32%) Ruby
9 21 (3.03%) PowerShell
10 19 (2.75%) Perl
11 17 (2.46%) Bash Shell
12 16 (2.31%) PHP
13 10 (1.45%) PL/SQL
14 9 (1.30%) Shell Script
15 8 (1.16%) VB
15 8 (1.16%) VB.NET
16 5 (0.72%) ABAP
16 5 (0.72%) VBA
16 5 (0.72%) MATLAB
17 4 (0.58%) Pascal
Qualifications
1 692 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 144 (20.81%) DV Cleared
3 118 (17.05%) Degree
4 43 (6.21%) Cisco Certification
5 33 (4.77%) Microsoft Certification
6 29 (4.19%) CCNA
7 26 (3.76%) ISEB
8 25 (3.61%) CCNP
9 21 (3.03%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 16 (2.31%) MCPD
11 15 (2.17%) CISSP
12 14 (2.02%) ISTQB
13 11 (1.59%) ITIL Certification
14 10 (1.45%) MCSE
15 7 (1.01%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 6 (0.87%) MCITP
16 6 (0.87%) PRINCE2 Certification
17 5 (0.72%) GIAC
18 4 (0.58%) CCSA
18 4 (0.58%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (5.92%) SLA
2 20 (2.89%) QA
3 17 (2.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (1.01%) JSP 440
4 7 (1.01%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.43%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.14%) COBIT
6 1 (0.14%) BS15000
6 1 (0.14%) TickIT
System Software
1 49 (7.08%) Active Directory
2 41 (5.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 30 (4.34%) Hyper-V
4 17 (2.46%) Firmware
5 15 (2.17%) VMware ESXi
6 10 (1.45%) vCloud
6 10 (1.45%) XenApp
7 7 (1.01%) Terminal Services
8 5 (0.72%) vSphere
9 4 (0.58%) NFS
10 3 (0.43%) Forefront TMG
10 3 (0.43%) XenServer
10 3 (0.43%) XenDesktop
10 3 (0.43%) VMware ESX
11 2 (0.29%) Terminal Server
11 2 (0.29%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 2 (0.29%) Oracle RAC
11 2 (0.29%) BitLocker
12 1 (0.14%) PowerHA
12 1 (0.14%) Snort
Systems Management
1 26 (3.76%) SCCM
2 18 (2.60%) SCOM
3 14 (2.02%) NetBackup
4 10 (1.45%) HP Data Protector
4 10 (1.45%) HP SIM
4 10 (1.45%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 9 (1.30%) WSUS
6 7 (1.01%) Puppet
7 6 (0.87%) Cisco CUCM
7 6 (0.87%) Tivoli
7 6 (0.87%) Nagios
7 6 (0.87%) SCVMM
8 5 (0.72%) McAfee ePO
8 5 (0.72%) Netcool
8 5 (0.72%) SCDPM
8 5 (0.72%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 4 (0.58%) Hyperic
10 3 (0.43%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 3 (0.43%) Norton AntiVirus
10 3 (0.43%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 136 (19.65%) Microsoft
2 116 (16.76%) Oracle
3 78 (11.27%) Cisco
4 68 (9.83%) VMware
5 31 (4.48%) Juniper
6 30 (4.34%) IBM
7 25 (3.61%) HP
8 18 (2.60%) Red Hat
8 18 (2.60%) F5
9 17 (2.46%) Symantec
10 16 (2.31%) Business Objects
11 15 (2.17%) SAP
12 14 (2.02%) Citrix
12 14 (2.02%) webMethods
13 13 (1.88%) ESRI
13 13 (1.88%) CheckPoint
14 12 (1.73%) Adobe
15 11 (1.59%) Avaya
16 10 (1.45%) Dell
17 8 (1.16%) McAfee
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Connectus
Posted: 7 hours ago
Salisbury, Wiltshire
SmartSourcing plc
Posted: 7 hours ago
Gloucestershire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Bath, Avon
Premier IT
Salary: £38000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
South West
ISL
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Connectus
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Gloucester
Interquest - IQ Telecom
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus, Pension
Posted: 8 days ago
South West
HP
Posted: 9 days ago
Chippenham
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Gloucestershire
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Gloucestershire
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + bonus + Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Salisbury
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £42000 per annum + Generous Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Cheltenham
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + bonus + Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Wiltshire
Capita - ITMS
Salary: £60000 - £78000 per annum + Includes Car and Bonus (10%)
Posted: 19 days ago
Gloucester
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 25 days ago