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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 73 73 57
Rank change year-on-year
0 -16
Permanent jobs citing SC Cleared 216 207 207
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 3.60% 3.40% 3.97%
As % of the Qualifications category 12.27% 12.83% 13.27%
Number of salaries quoted 164 163 171
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £28,650
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +11.76%
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
1761 1613 1560
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 29.37% 26.46% 29.90%
Number of salaries quoted 1373 1245 1351
Average salary £39,000 £38,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.63% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.43% +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 3 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 3 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
Bristol -28 72 £40,000 -5.88% 8
Gloucestershire +1 58 £45,000 -2.17% 8
Wiltshire +10 51 £38,500 +10.00% 6
Dorset +12 9 £45,000 +2.27% 1
Somerset +5 6 £45,000 - 1
Devon -15 6 £50,500 +74.13% 4
SC Cleared
England

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 3 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.

1 590 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 124 (21.02%) Java
3 120 (20.34%) ITIL
3 120 (20.34%) Degree
4 116 (19.66%) Oracle
5 114 (19.32%) Microsoft
6 113 (19.15%) DV Cleared
7 108 (18.31%) Windows
7 108 (18.31%) Linux
8 97 (16.44%) C
9 96 (16.27%) SQL Server
10 95 (16.10%) Agile Software Development
11 84 (14.24%) .NET
12 82 (13.90%) HTML
12 82 (13.90%) Software Engineering
13 79 (13.39%) C++
14 77 (13.05%) SQL
15 75 (12.71%) JavaScript
16 73 (12.37%) C#
17 69 (11.69%) CSS
18 67 (11.36%) Finance
19 64 (10.85%) Firewall
20 60 (10.17%) Cisco
21 59 (10.00%) UNIX
22 56 (9.49%) SharePoint
23 53 (8.98%) VMware
24 52 (8.81%) SDLC
25 50 (8.47%) UML
26 48 (8.14%) Web Services
26 48 (8.14%) Business Intelligence

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

For the 6 months to 3 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 56 (9.49%) SharePoint
2 24 (4.07%) Node.js
3 22 (3.73%) MS Exchange
4 20 (3.39%) Documentum
4 20 (3.39%) WebLogic
5 17 (2.88%) SharePoint 2013
5 17 (2.88%) Elasticsearch
6 16 (2.71%) Exchange Server 2010
6 16 (2.71%) IIS
7 15 (2.54%) SharePoint 2010
8 13 (2.20%) Lync
9 12 (2.03%) Alfresco
9 12 (2.03%) Joomla!
9 12 (2.03%) ArcGIS
10 10 (1.69%) Tomcat
11 9 (1.53%) WebSphere
12 7 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2007
12 7 (1.19%) Apache
13 6 (1.02%) JBoss
14 5 (0.85%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 30 (5.08%) MS Excel
2 11 (1.86%) MS Office
3 6 (1.02%) MS Project
4 2 (0.34%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.17%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.17%) PowerPivot
5 1 (0.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.17%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.17%) Maya
5 1 (0.17%) 3ds Max
5 1 (0.17%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 4 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.51%) Maximo
3 2 (0.34%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.34%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.17%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.17%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.17%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.17%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (0.17%) Primavera
4 1 (0.17%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.17%) Oracle SCM
Cloud Services
1 11 (1.86%) Office 365
2 6 (1.02%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (0.51%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (0.34%) Yammer
6 1 (0.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 64 (10.85%) Firewall
2 25 (4.24%) WAN
3 22 (3.73%) LAN
4 16 (2.71%) HTTP
5 15 (2.54%) TCP/IP
5 15 (2.54%) Internet
6 12 (2.03%) DNS
7 11 (1.86%) Wireless
8 10 (1.69%) Network Security
8 10 (1.69%) Cisco ASA
8 10 (1.69%) Unified Communications
9 9 (1.53%) IPsec
10 8 (1.36%) VPN
11 7 (1.19%) DHCP
11 7 (1.19%) ATM
11 7 (1.19%) SAN
11 7 (1.19%) Cisco Nexus
12 6 (1.02%) VoIP
13 5 (0.85%) CTI
13 5 (0.85%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 96 (16.27%) SQL Server
2 31 (5.25%) MongoDB
3 27 (4.58%) MySQL
4 22 (3.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 21 (3.56%) Relational Database
6 19 (3.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 19 (3.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 19 (3.22%) RDBMS
7 17 (2.88%) Big Data
8 16 (2.71%) Oracle Database
9 15 (2.54%) QlikView
10 10 (1.69%) Data Warehouse
11 9 (1.53%) Oracle Reports
11 9 (1.53%) Oracle Database 11g
12 6 (1.02%) SQL Server 2008
13 5 (0.85%) Hadoop
13 5 (0.85%) SQL Server 2000
13 5 (0.85%) PostgreSQL
13 5 (0.85%) Oracle8/8i Database
13 5 (0.85%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 26 (4.41%) Maven
2 23 (3.90%) Subversion
3 21 (3.56%) Team Foundation Server
4 17 (2.88%) Git (software)
5 16 (2.71%) ClearCase
6 14 (2.37%) Ant
6 14 (2.37%) Oracle Forms
7 13 (2.20%) Jenkins
8 12 (2.03%) Visual Studio
9 10 (1.69%) Eclipse
9 10 (1.69%) Apache Ivy
10 8 (1.36%) Rational DOORS
11 7 (1.19%) NetBeans
12 6 (1.02%) Oracle APEX
12 6 (1.02%) PVCS
13 5 (0.85%) LoadRunner
13 5 (0.85%) JMeter
13 5 (0.85%) NeoLoad
14 4 (0.68%) Hudson
15 2 (0.34%) Selenium
General
1 67 (11.36%) Finance
2 47 (7.97%) Telecoms
3 38 (6.44%) Banking
4 32 (5.42%) Military
5 14 (2.37%) Electronics
6 13 (2.20%) Aerospace
7 9 (1.53%) Legal
8 7 (1.19%) Games
9 5 (0.85%) Manufacturing
9 5 (0.85%) Marketing
10 4 (0.68%) Retail
11 2 (0.34%) Advertising
12 1 (0.17%) Law
12 1 (0.17%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.17%) Billing
Job Titles
1 123 (20.85%) Developer
2 91 (15.42%) Analyst
3 63 (10.68%) Architect
4 56 (9.49%) Software Engineer
5 42 (7.12%) Consultant
6 40 (6.78%) Business Analyst
7 34 (5.76%) Project Manager
8 28 (4.75%) Java Developer
9 26 (4.41%) .NET Developer
10 23 (3.90%) Applications Developer
11 21 (3.56%) Network Engineer
12 20 (3.39%) Senior Analyst
13 19 (3.22%) Applications Support
14 18 (3.05%) C++ Developer
15 17 (2.88%) Senior Developer
16 15 (2.54%) Solutions Architect
17 14 (2.37%) Incident Manager
18 13 (2.20%) Senior .NET Developer
18 13 (2.20%) Software Manager
18 13 (2.20%) Senior Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 84 (14.24%) .NET
2 82 (13.90%) HTML
3 69 (11.69%) CSS
4 48 (8.14%) Web Services
4 48 (8.14%) HTML5
5 46 (7.80%) J2EE
6 44 (7.46%) Middleware
7 43 (7.29%) Spring
8 40 (6.78%) ASP.NET
8 40 (6.78%) XML
9 37 (6.27%) Hibernate
10 31 (5.25%) SOAP
11 29 (4.92%) CSS3
12 27 (4.58%) JSP
13 26 (4.41%) .NET Framework
14 25 (4.24%) Entity Framework
15 23 (3.90%) REST
16 20 (3.39%) WPF
17 18 (3.05%) jQuery
18 17 (2.88%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 45 (7.63%) Computer Science
2 27 (4.58%) Management Information System
3 26 (4.41%) Analytical Skills
4 24 (4.07%) GIS
5 22 (3.73%) PKI
6 21 (3.56%) Data Centre
7 20 (3.39%) Visualisation
8 17 (2.88%) Mathematics
9 13 (2.20%) Embedded Systems
10 12 (2.03%) RIA
11 11 (1.86%) Enterprise Software
11 11 (1.86%) Client/Server
12 10 (1.69%) Clustering
12 10 (1.69%) CESG
12 10 (1.69%) Physics
13 9 (1.53%) RMADS
14 8 (1.36%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
14 8 (1.36%) Statistics
15 7 (1.19%) Blackberry
16 6 (1.02%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 108 (18.31%) Windows
1 108 (18.31%) Linux
2 59 (10.00%) UNIX
3 21 (3.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 19 (3.22%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (2.20%) Android
6 12 (2.03%) Windows Server 2003
6 12 (2.03%) Apple iOS
7 9 (1.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 9 (1.53%) Windows 7
8 7 (1.19%) Ubuntu
9 6 (1.02%) Windows XP
10 5 (0.85%) Windows 8
11 3 (0.51%) CentOS
12 2 (0.34%) AIX
12 2 (0.34%) Solaris
13 1 (0.17%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.17%) Windows CE
13 1 (0.17%) VxWorks
13 1 (0.17%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 120 (20.34%) ITIL
2 95 (16.10%) Agile Software Development
3 82 (13.90%) Software Engineering
4 52 (8.81%) SDLC
5 50 (8.47%) UML
6 48 (8.14%) Business Intelligence
7 43 (7.29%) PRINCE2
8 40 (6.78%) Project Management
9 35 (5.93%) Scrum
10 34 (5.76%) Configuration Management
11 33 (5.59%) Service Delivery
11 33 (5.59%) MVC
11 33 (5.59%) Information Security
12 30 (5.08%) Mentoring
13 29 (4.92%) Service Management
14 28 (4.75%) OO
14 28 (4.75%) Open Source
15 27 (4.58%) Continuous Integration
16 24 (4.07%) Data Management
17 23 (3.90%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 124 (21.02%) Java
2 97 (16.44%) C
3 79 (13.39%) C++
4 77 (13.05%) SQL
5 75 (12.71%) JavaScript
6 73 (12.37%) C#
7 47 (7.97%) Python
8 34 (5.76%) Ruby
9 25 (4.24%) Bash Shell
9 25 (4.24%) Perl
10 16 (2.71%) PowerShell
11 13 (2.20%) PHP
12 12 (2.03%) VB.NET
13 8 (1.36%) Shell Script
14 7 (1.19%) VB
14 7 (1.19%) PL/SQL
15 5 (0.85%) T-SQL
15 5 (0.85%) VBA
16 3 (0.51%) MATLAB
16 3 (0.51%) Lua
Qualifications
1 590 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 120 (20.34%) Degree
3 113 (19.15%) DV Cleared
4 37 (6.27%) Cisco Certification
5 24 (4.07%) Microsoft Certification
6 23 (3.90%) CCNA
7 20 (3.39%) CCNP
8 19 (3.22%) ISEB
9 17 (2.88%) CISSP
10 10 (1.69%) ISTQB
10 10 (1.69%) MCPD
10 10 (1.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 9 (1.53%) MCSE
12 8 (1.36%) ITIL Certification
13 6 (1.02%) MCITP
13 6 (1.02%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 5 (0.85%) CEH
14 5 (0.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 4 (0.68%) GCIA
15 4 (0.68%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (6.61%) SLA
2 21 (3.56%) QA
3 19 (3.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 10 (1.69%) ISO 9001
5 7 (1.19%) JSP 440
6 5 (0.85%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 43 (7.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 37 (6.27%) Hyper-V
3 23 (3.90%) Active Directory
4 17 (2.88%) Firmware
5 9 (1.53%) XenApp
6 7 (1.19%) vSphere
7 6 (1.02%) Terminal Services
8 4 (0.68%) XenServer
9 3 (0.51%) XenDesktop
9 3 (0.51%) VMware ESX
9 3 (0.51%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (0.34%) KVM
10 2 (0.34%) BitLocker
10 2 (0.34%) Microsoft App-V
10 2 (0.34%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 2 (0.34%) Oracle RAC
11 1 (0.17%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 1 (0.17%) Postfix
11 1 (0.17%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 1 (0.17%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 18 (3.05%) SCCM
2 7 (1.19%) SCOM
3 4 (0.68%) NetBackup
3 4 (0.68%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 3 (0.51%) Puppet
4 3 (0.51%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (0.34%) ARCserve
5 2 (0.34%) SCVMM
5 2 (0.34%) Backup Exec
5 2 (0.34%) Oracle RMAN
5 2 (0.34%) Data Guard
5 2 (0.34%) SCDPM
5 2 (0.34%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 2 (0.34%) SCSM
5 2 (0.34%) Windows Intune
6 1 (0.17%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.17%) HP SIM
6 1 (0.17%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.17%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (0.17%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 116 (19.66%) Oracle
2 114 (19.32%) Microsoft
3 60 (10.17%) Cisco
4 53 (8.98%) VMware
5 23 (3.90%) IBM
6 22 (3.73%) Juniper
7 15 (2.54%) SAP
8 14 (2.37%) webMethods
8 14 (2.37%) ESRI
9 13 (2.20%) Citrix
9 13 (2.20%) Adobe
10 12 (2.03%) HP
10 12 (2.03%) F5
11 10 (1.69%) Symantec
12 9 (1.53%) Red Hat
13 8 (1.36%) Avaya
13 8 (1.36%) CheckPoint
13 8 (1.36%) Business Objects
14 7 (1.19%) Dell
14 7 (1.19%) SolarWinds
Dorset
Experis Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Plymouth, Devon
Experis Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
The People Network
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + superb benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
The People Network
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Devon
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000k - £90,000k plus outstanding package
Posted: 4 days ago
Plymouth, Devon
Experis Ltd
Salary: £26000 - £27000 per annum + Relocation Assistance
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheltenham
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Experis Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
South West
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Salary: Market related
Posted: 6 days ago
Swindon
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Devon
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Chippenham
The People Network
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + plus benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Bristol
The People Network
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + superb benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Chippenham
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Bristol, Avon
CGI
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Swindon
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
CGI
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 23 days ago