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

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 37 79 23
Rank change year-on-year
+42 -56
Permanent jobs citing SC Cleared 364 169 527
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 5.79% 3.21% 9.50%
As % of the Qualifications category 18.85% 10.88% 25.37%
Number of salaries quoted 294 137 448
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +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
1931 1553 2077
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 30.70% 29.47% 37.43%
Number of salaries quoted 1594 1331 1805
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 21 October 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 21 October 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 +19 110 £46,000 +11.51% 23
Wiltshire +27 102 £37,972 -29.35% 21
Gloucestershire +27 86 £45,000 +13.20% 7
Somerset +17 32 £29,000 -3.33% 11
Devon -14 8 £29,766 -13.72% 4
Dorset -11 3 £35,000 -11.39% 2
Avon - 1 £52,500 -
SC Cleared
England

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 21 October 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.

1 559 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 119 (21.29%) Degree
3 108 (19.32%) Windows
4 107 (19.14%) Microsoft
5 104 (18.60%) DV Cleared
6 103 (18.43%) Linux
7 102 (18.25%) Java
8 97 (17.35%) ITIL
9 87 (15.56%) Agile Software Development
10 78 (13.95%) Finance
11 74 (13.24%) C++
12 71 (12.70%) JavaScript
12 71 (12.70%) SQL
12 71 (12.70%) Oracle
12 71 (12.70%) Software Engineering
12 71 (12.70%) Computer Science
13 66 (11.81%) UML
13 66 (11.81%) Cisco
14 65 (11.63%) C#
14 65 (11.63%) VMware
15 62 (11.09%) HTML
16 54 (9.66%) Internet
17 53 (9.48%) Telecoms
18 52 (9.30%) Firewall
18 52 (9.30%) SQL Server
18 52 (9.30%) Open Source
19 48 (8.59%) MS Excel
19 48 (8.59%) TDD
20 46 (8.23%) XML
21 45 (8.05%) Active Directory

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

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 31 (5.55%) SharePoint
1 31 (5.55%) MS Exchange
2 25 (4.47%) Joomla!
3 24 (4.29%) Exchange Server 2010
3 24 (4.29%) Alfresco
4 21 (3.76%) WebLogic
5 17 (3.04%) Exchange Server 2003
5 17 (3.04%) Apache
6 16 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2000
7 14 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2007
8 13 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2013
9 12 (2.15%) JBoss
10 9 (1.61%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 9 (1.61%) ArcGIS
11 7 (1.25%) Lync
12 3 (0.54%) CMS
13 2 (0.36%) Tomcat
13 2 (0.36%) IIS
13 2 (0.36%) Oracle Application Server
14 1 (0.18%) WebSphere
Applications
1 48 (8.59%) MS Excel
2 23 (4.11%) MS Office
3 8 (1.43%) MS Visio
4 7 (1.25%) Acrobat
4 7 (1.25%) FrameMaker
5 5 (0.89%) Simulink
6 4 (0.72%) MS Project
6 4 (0.72%) MS PowerPoint
7 2 (0.36%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.36%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.18%) Teamcenter
2 1 (0.18%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.18%) Maximo
2 1 (0.18%) Oracle CRM
2 1 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.18%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (0.18%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.18%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.72%) SaaS
2 1 (0.18%) Office 365
2 1 (0.18%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 54 (9.66%) Internet
2 52 (9.30%) Firewall
3 30 (5.37%) WAN
4 28 (5.01%) DHCP
5 26 (4.65%) SAN
6 24 (4.29%) LAN
7 23 (4.11%) DNS
7 23 (4.11%) TCP/IP
8 19 (3.40%) IPv6
8 19 (3.40%) Network Security
9 18 (3.22%) IPv4
10 15 (2.68%) Wireless
11 13 (2.33%) VPN
12 10 (1.79%) Unified Communications
12 10 (1.79%) HTTP
13 9 (1.61%) SMTP
14 8 (1.43%) SSL
15 7 (1.25%) Intrusion Detection
16 6 (1.07%) H.323
16 6 (1.07%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (9.30%) SQL Server
2 24 (4.29%) MongoDB
3 18 (3.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 15 (2.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 15 (2.68%) MySQL
4 15 (2.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 12 (2.15%) PostgreSQL
6 9 (1.61%) Oracle Database
7 7 (1.25%) Oracle Database 11g
8 6 (1.07%) Relational Database
8 6 (1.07%) RDBMS
9 5 (0.89%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (0.72%) Oracle Reports
11 3 (0.54%) SQL Server 2012
11 3 (0.54%) Big Data
11 3 (0.54%) SQL Server 2008
12 2 (0.36%) QlikView
12 2 (0.36%) Crystal Reports
13 1 (0.18%) OLAP
13 1 (0.18%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 33 (5.90%) Maven
1 33 (5.90%) Subversion
2 25 (4.47%) Ant
3 24 (4.29%) Apache Ivy
4 15 (2.68%) GCC
4 15 (2.68%) GDB
4 15 (2.68%) Rational DOORS
5 11 (1.97%) Oracle Forms
6 8 (1.43%) Jenkins
7 5 (0.89%) Rational Performance Tester
8 4 (0.72%) LoadRunner
9 3 (0.54%) Bugzilla
9 3 (0.54%) SoapUI
9 3 (0.54%) Rational Rhapsody
10 1 (0.18%) JIRA
10 1 (0.18%) JUnit
10 1 (0.18%) Visual Studio
10 1 (0.18%) Eclipse
10 1 (0.18%) ClearCase
10 1 (0.18%) JMeter
General
1 78 (13.95%) Finance
2 53 (9.48%) Telecoms
3 45 (8.05%) Banking
4 23 (4.11%) Aerospace
5 11 (1.97%) Military
5 11 (1.97%) Electronics
6 7 (1.25%) Automotive
6 7 (1.25%) Legal
7 4 (0.72%) Marketing
8 3 (0.54%) Local Government
8 3 (0.54%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.54%) Advertising
9 2 (0.36%) Billing
9 2 (0.36%) Retail
9 2 (0.36%) Games
10 1 (0.18%) Back Office
10 1 (0.18%) French Language
10 1 (0.18%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 97 (17.35%) Developer
2 88 (15.74%) Architect
3 77 (13.77%) Consultant
4 47 (8.41%) Software Engineer
5 43 (7.69%) Java Developer
6 42 (7.51%) Technical Architect
7 38 (6.80%) Analyst
8 25 (4.47%) Support Engineer
9 24 (4.29%) Designer
10 23 (4.11%) C++ Developer
11 21 (3.76%) .NET Developer
12 17 (3.04%) Project Manager
13 16 (2.86%) Salesforce.com Consultant
14 15 (2.68%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 15 (2.68%) Security Consultant
14 15 (2.68%) Systems Engineer
15 14 (2.50%) Network Architect
16 13 (2.33%) Applications Support
16 13 (2.33%) CLAS Consultant
17 11 (1.97%) Functional Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (11.09%) HTML
2 46 (8.23%) XML
3 45 (8.05%) HTML5
4 44 (7.87%) .NET
4 44 (7.87%) CSS
5 35 (6.26%) Spring
6 34 (6.08%) Hibernate
7 32 (5.72%) XHTML
7 32 (5.72%) JPA
7 32 (5.72%) Spring MVC
7 32 (5.72%) Apache Flex
8 28 (5.01%) SOAP
9 25 (4.47%) J2EE
10 24 (4.29%) Dojo
10 24 (4.29%) Spring Web Flow
10 24 (4.29%) Web Services
10 24 (4.29%) WSDL
11 18 (3.22%) Middleware
11 18 (3.22%) ASP.NET
12 17 (3.04%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 71 (12.70%) Computer Science
2 52 (9.30%) Open Source
3 41 (7.33%) GIS
4 34 (6.08%) RIA
5 19 (3.40%) Analytical Skills
6 16 (2.86%) PKI
7 15 (2.68%) Management Information System
8 13 (2.33%) Algorithms
9 12 (2.15%) Enterprise Software
9 12 (2.15%) Mathematics
10 10 (1.79%) Blackberry
10 10 (1.79%) Clustering
11 9 (1.61%) Client/Server
11 9 (1.61%) Embedded Systems
12 8 (1.43%) RMADS
13 7 (1.25%) CAN bus
14 6 (1.07%) Video Conferencing
14 6 (1.07%) Visualisation
14 6 (1.07%) PDA
15 5 (0.89%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 108 (19.32%) Windows
2 103 (18.43%) Linux
3 39 (6.98%) UNIX
4 31 (5.55%) Android
5 25 (4.47%) Apple iOS
6 20 (3.58%) Windows Server 2008
7 18 (3.22%) Windows Server 2003
8 17 (3.04%) Solaris
9 16 (2.86%) Windows 7
10 11 (1.97%) HPUX
11 9 (1.61%) Windows XP
12 7 (1.25%) Windows 8
12 7 (1.25%) Windows Server 2012
12 7 (1.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 6 (1.07%) Windows Vista
14 5 (0.89%) Windows 2000
15 2 (0.36%) CentOS
15 2 (0.36%) AIX
15 2 (0.36%) Ubuntu
15 2 (0.36%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (17.35%) ITIL
2 87 (15.56%) Agile Software Development
3 71 (12.70%) Software Engineering
4 66 (11.81%) UML
5 48 (8.59%) TDD
6 43 (7.69%) Project Management
7 42 (7.51%) Web Development
8 37 (6.62%) Continuous Integration
9 36 (6.44%) MVC
10 30 (5.37%) OO
11 28 (5.01%) Performance Tuning
12 26 (4.65%) Scrum
13 25 (4.47%) iOS Development
13 25 (4.47%) Android Development
14 23 (4.11%) Information Security
15 22 (3.94%) PRINCE2
16 21 (3.76%) Network Design
16 21 (3.76%) Software Architecture
17 20 (3.58%) Security Architecture
17 20 (3.58%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 102 (18.25%) Java
2 74 (13.24%) C++
3 71 (12.70%) JavaScript
3 71 (12.70%) SQL
4 65 (11.63%) C#
5 38 (6.80%) Python
6 32 (5.72%) C
7 21 (3.76%) PowerShell
8 17 (3.04%) Bash Shell
9 16 (2.86%) Ruby
10 15 (2.68%) PL/SQL
11 14 (2.50%) T-SQL
12 13 (2.33%) PHP
12 13 (2.33%) Shell Script
13 11 (1.97%) Perl
14 7 (1.25%) VBScript
15 6 (1.07%) MATLAB
16 5 (0.89%) VB
17 4 (0.72%) VB.NET
18 2 (0.36%) Korn
Qualifications
1 559 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 119 (21.29%) Degree
3 104 (18.60%) DV Cleared
4 34 (6.08%) Cisco Certification
5 18 (3.22%) CCNA
6 17 (3.04%) MCP
7 15 (2.68%) CCNP
8 14 (2.50%) HNC
9 11 (1.97%) Microsoft Certification
10 10 (1.79%) PhD
10 10 (1.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 9 (1.61%) MCSE
12 8 (1.43%) ITIL Certification
12 8 (1.43%) HND
12 8 (1.43%) JNCIS
13 7 (1.25%) ISEB
13 7 (1.25%) BC Cleared
14 6 (1.07%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 6 (1.07%) CEH
15 5 (0.89%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (3.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (1.97%) HMG Infosec
3 8 (1.43%) PCI DSS
3 8 (1.43%) SLA
4 7 (1.25%) DO-178B
5 6 (1.07%) QA
6 2 (0.36%) JSP 440
6 2 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 2 (0.36%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.18%) BS7799
System Software
1 45 (8.05%) Active Directory
2 33 (5.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (5.01%) VMware ESX
4 17 (3.04%) Hyper-V
4 17 (3.04%) vSphere
5 10 (1.79%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 9 (1.61%) XenApp
7 8 (1.43%) Terminal Services
8 6 (1.07%) VMware ESXi
9 5 (0.89%) Microsoft App-V
10 4 (0.72%) ISA Server
11 3 (0.54%) Snort
12 2 (0.36%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 2 (0.36%) Nmap
13 1 (0.18%) ProxySG
13 1 (0.18%) NFS
13 1 (0.18%) XenServer
13 1 (0.18%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 21 (3.76%) NetBackup
2 14 (2.50%) SCCM
3 9 (1.61%) Norton AntiVirus
4 8 (1.43%) Backup Exec
5 7 (1.25%) Nagios
6 5 (0.89%) McAfee ePO
6 5 (0.89%) Check_MK
7 4 (0.72%) ARCserve
8 3 (0.54%) WSUS
8 3 (0.54%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 3 (0.54%) SCOM
9 2 (0.36%) HP SIM
9 2 (0.36%) Tivoli
9 2 (0.36%) Nessus
10 1 (0.18%) OpenView
10 1 (0.18%) MAILsweeper
10 1 (0.18%) Netcool
10 1 (0.18%) Hyperic
Vendors
1 107 (19.14%) Microsoft
2 71 (12.70%) Oracle
3 66 (11.81%) Cisco
4 65 (11.63%) VMware
5 39 (6.98%) Adobe
6 37 (6.62%) Juniper
7 36 (6.44%) Citrix
8 33 (5.90%) ESRI
9 26 (4.65%) F5
10 22 (3.94%) HP
11 21 (3.76%) Symantec
12 19 (3.40%) CheckPoint
13 16 (2.86%) Salesforce.com
14 14 (2.50%) NetApp
14 14 (2.50%) Remedy
15 12 (2.15%) Red Hat
16 11 (1.97%) Brocade
16 11 (1.97%) Veritas
17 10 (1.79%) McAfee
18 9 (1.61%) IBM
Bristol, Avon
CGI
Salary: £25000 - £38000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 24 minutes ago
Salisbury, Wiltshire
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £40000 to £50000 per annum - generous benefits
Posted: 27 minutes ago
Corsham, Wiltshire
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 Per Annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Weymouth, Dorset
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 50,000
Posted: 1 hour ago
Salisbury, Wiltshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £100000 per annum + Commensurate on Experience
Posted: 2 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Experis Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
The People Network
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + superb benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
The People Network
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per week + excellent benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
The People Network
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Superb Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Yeovil, Somerset
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + Bonus+Car Allowance+O/T/Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Fenwick Ryan
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Bens
Posted: Yesterday
South West
ISL
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Plymouth, Devon
Experis Ltd
Salary: £22500.00 - £23000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
CGI
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
CGI
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
CGI
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Wiltshire
SmartSourcing plc
Posted: 4 days ago
Salisbury, Wiltshire
Connectus
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bath, Avon
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago