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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 61 64 72
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +8
Permanent jobs citing SC Cleared 253 242 180
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 4.19% 3.94% 3.51%
As % of the Qualifications category 14.06% 14.59% 11.87%
Number of salaries quoted 217 193 146
Average salary £42,500 £44,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.40% -2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,300 £26,850
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +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
1799 1659 1517
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 29.78% 27.00% 29.61%
Number of salaries quoted 1423 1321 1284
Average salary £40,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.00% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +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 2 September 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 2 September 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 -10 80 £42,500 -7.60% 12
Gloucestershire -10 79 £45,000 +16.88% 19
Wiltshire +6 59 £40,000 -11.11% 7
Devon +7 14 £30,500 +8.92% 5
Dorset +11 13 £32,000 +28.00% 3
Somerset -6 4 £51,250 +76.72% 1
SC Cleared
England

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 2 September 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.

1 491 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 117 (23.83%) Java
3 110 (22.40%) Degree
4 108 (22.00%) Oracle
5 107 (21.79%) Microsoft
6 104 (21.18%) Agile Software Development
7 102 (20.77%) Linux
8 94 (19.14%) Windows
9 90 (18.33%) C++
10 88 (17.92%) DV Cleared
11 78 (15.89%) C
12 77 (15.68%) SQL Server
13 76 (15.48%) HTML
14 74 (15.07%) ITIL
15 73 (14.87%) Software Engineering
16 71 (14.46%) JavaScript
17 68 (13.85%) UML
18 67 (13.65%) C#
19 61 (12.42%) SQL
19 61 (12.42%) .NET
20 60 (12.22%) CSS
21 59 (12.02%) SDLC
22 58 (11.81%) Firewall
23 56 (11.41%) VMware
24 52 (10.59%) UNIX
25 51 (10.39%) Cisco
26 50 (10.18%) HTML5
27 49 (9.98%) Python
28 48 (9.78%) Telecoms
28 48 (9.78%) Computer Science

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

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 42 (8.55%) SharePoint
2 28 (5.70%) Node.js
3 23 (4.68%) Documentum
4 22 (4.48%) MS Exchange
5 19 (3.87%) Exchange Server 2010
6 18 (3.67%) Elasticsearch
7 15 (3.05%) Joomla!
7 15 (3.05%) Alfresco
8 12 (2.44%) SharePoint 2013
8 12 (2.44%) ArcGIS
9 11 (2.24%) WebLogic
9 11 (2.24%) Exchange Server 2007
9 11 (2.24%) Lync
10 10 (2.04%) SharePoint 2010
11 9 (1.83%) IIS
12 8 (1.63%) JBoss
12 8 (1.63%) Tomcat
13 7 (1.43%) Apache
13 7 (1.43%) WebSphere
14 6 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 38 (7.74%) MS Excel
2 20 (4.07%) MS Office
3 3 (0.61%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.20%) Simulink
4 1 (0.20%) Maya
4 1 (0.20%) 3ds Max
4 1 (0.20%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.20%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.20%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.20%) PowerPivot
4 1 (0.20%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 4 (0.81%) Oracle Applications
2 3 (0.61%) Maximo
3 2 (0.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.41%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.20%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.20%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (0.20%) Primavera
4 1 (0.20%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.22%) Office 365
2 5 (1.02%) SaaS
3 4 (0.81%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.41%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.41%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.20%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 58 (11.81%) Firewall
2 22 (4.48%) WAN
3 21 (4.28%) LAN
4 20 (4.07%) TCP/IP
5 18 (3.67%) Internet
6 12 (2.44%) Cisco ASA
7 11 (2.24%) Cisco Nexus
8 10 (2.04%) HTTP
9 9 (1.83%) Wireless
10 8 (1.63%) DNS
10 8 (1.63%) Network Security
11 7 (1.43%) DHCP
12 6 (1.22%) VoIP
13 5 (1.02%) IPsec
13 5 (1.02%) Intrusion Detection
13 5 (1.02%) Modbus
14 4 (0.81%) Intranet
14 4 (0.81%) SAN
14 4 (0.81%) ATM
15 3 (0.61%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (15.68%) SQL Server
2 44 (8.96%) MongoDB
3 25 (5.09%) Relational Database
3 25 (5.09%) MySQL
4 23 (4.68%) RDBMS
5 19 (3.87%) Oracle Database
6 18 (3.67%) Big Data
7 14 (2.85%) QlikView
8 13 (2.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 11 (2.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 11 (2.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 8 (1.63%) Oracle Database 11g
11 6 (1.22%) SQL Server 2008
11 6 (1.22%) Data Warehouse
12 5 (1.02%) Oracle9i Database
12 5 (1.02%) PostgreSQL
13 4 (0.81%) Oracle Database 10g
13 4 (0.81%) SQL Server 2000
13 4 (0.81%) OLAP
13 4 (0.81%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 21 (4.28%) Subversion
2 19 (3.87%) Git (software)
3 18 (3.67%) ClearCase
4 17 (3.46%) Maven
5 15 (3.05%) Apache Ivy
5 15 (3.05%) Team Foundation Server
5 15 (3.05%) Ant
6 9 (1.83%) Visual Studio
6 9 (1.83%) Rational DOORS
7 8 (1.63%) LoadRunner
7 8 (1.63%) Oracle APEX
8 5 (1.02%) Oracle Forms
9 4 (0.81%) NetBeans
9 4 (0.81%) Eclipse
9 4 (0.81%) JUnit
10 3 (0.61%) PVCS
10 3 (0.61%) JMeter
10 3 (0.61%) Selenium
10 3 (0.61%) NeoLoad
10 3 (0.61%) Jenkins
General
1 48 (9.78%) Telecoms
2 39 (7.94%) Finance
3 31 (6.31%) Military
4 29 (5.91%) Banking
5 11 (2.24%) Manufacturing
5 11 (2.24%) Electronics
6 7 (1.43%) Marketing
7 6 (1.22%) Games
7 6 (1.22%) Aerospace
8 5 (1.02%) Legal
9 3 (0.61%) Retail
10 2 (0.41%) Multimedia
10 2 (0.41%) Advertising
11 1 (0.20%) Billing
11 1 (0.20%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 114 (23.22%) Developer
2 88 (17.92%) Analyst
3 62 (12.63%) Software Engineer
4 41 (8.35%) Business Analyst
5 40 (8.15%) Architect
6 30 (6.11%) Java Developer
7 29 (5.91%) Consultant
8 23 (4.68%) Network Engineer
9 22 (4.48%) Senior Analyst
10 20 (4.07%) Senior Business Analyst
11 19 (3.87%) Project Manager
12 18 (3.67%) C++ Developer
13 16 (3.26%) Software Manager
14 15 (3.05%) .NET Developer
14 15 (3.05%) Applications Developer
15 14 (2.85%) Support Analyst
15 14 (2.85%) Support Engineer
16 13 (2.65%) Solutions Architect
16 13 (2.65%) Software Project Manager
17 12 (2.44%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (15.48%) HTML
2 61 (12.42%) .NET
3 60 (12.22%) CSS
4 50 (10.18%) HTML5
5 47 (9.57%) Web Services
6 41 (8.35%) Hibernate
7 38 (7.74%) Spring
8 32 (6.52%) XML
8 32 (6.52%) J2EE
9 31 (6.31%) Middleware
9 31 (6.31%) CSS3
10 30 (6.11%) ASP.NET
10 30 (6.11%) SOAP
11 25 (5.09%) .NET Framework
12 23 (4.68%) Entity Framework
13 21 (4.28%) Dojo
14 19 (3.87%) WPF
15 18 (3.67%) Apache Camel
16 17 (3.46%) REST
17 16 (3.26%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 48 (9.78%) Computer Science
2 31 (6.31%) Management Information System
3 26 (5.30%) Analytical Skills
4 21 (4.28%) PKI
5 19 (3.87%) Visualisation
5 19 (3.87%) GIS
6 15 (3.05%) RIA
6 15 (3.05%) Mathematics
7 13 (2.65%) Data Centre
8 9 (1.83%) CESG
8 9 (1.83%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 8 (1.63%) Algorithms
10 7 (1.43%) User Experience
11 6 (1.22%) Embedded Systems
11 6 (1.22%) VHDL
11 6 (1.22%) Client/Server
11 6 (1.22%) SCADA
12 5 (1.02%) Physics
12 5 (1.02%) Enterprise Software
12 5 (1.02%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 102 (20.77%) Linux
2 94 (19.14%) Windows
3 52 (10.59%) UNIX
4 23 (4.68%) Windows Server 2008
5 22 (4.48%) Windows Server 2012
6 16 (3.26%) Apple iOS
6 16 (3.26%) Android
7 15 (3.05%) Windows Server 2003
8 11 (2.24%) Ubuntu
9 9 (1.83%) Windows XP
9 9 (1.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 9 (1.83%) Windows 7
10 7 (1.43%) Windows 8
11 4 (0.81%) CentOS
11 4 (0.81%) Windows Vista
11 4 (0.81%) Debian
12 2 (0.41%) Windows 2000
12 2 (0.41%) Solaris
13 1 (0.20%) AIX
13 1 (0.20%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (21.18%) Agile Software Development
2 74 (15.07%) ITIL
3 73 (14.87%) Software Engineering
4 68 (13.85%) UML
5 59 (12.02%) SDLC
6 40 (8.15%) Scrum
7 39 (7.94%) Configuration Management
8 36 (7.33%) Project Management
9 35 (7.13%) MVC
10 34 (6.92%) Business Intelligence
10 34 (6.92%) Information Security
11 31 (6.31%) OO
12 25 (5.09%) PRINCE2
12 25 (5.09%) Information Management
12 25 (5.09%) Continuous Improvement
13 24 (4.89%) Open Source
13 24 (4.89%) Service Delivery
14 23 (4.68%) Time Management
15 22 (4.48%) TDD
16 21 (4.28%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 117 (23.83%) Java
2 90 (18.33%) C++
3 78 (15.89%) C
4 71 (14.46%) JavaScript
5 67 (13.65%) C#
6 61 (12.42%) SQL
7 49 (9.98%) Python
8 42 (8.55%) Ruby
9 30 (6.11%) Perl
10 24 (4.89%) Bash Shell
11 14 (2.85%) Shell Script
11 14 (2.85%) VB.NET
12 11 (2.24%) PL/SQL
13 10 (2.04%) MATLAB
14 8 (1.63%) PowerShell
15 7 (1.43%) PHP
16 6 (1.22%) T-SQL
16 6 (1.22%) VBA
17 5 (1.02%) VB
18 4 (0.81%) Ada
Qualifications
1 491 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 110 (22.40%) Degree
3 88 (17.92%) DV Cleared
4 30 (6.11%) Cisco Certification
5 19 (3.87%) CCNA
6 18 (3.67%) CISSP
7 17 (3.46%) CCNP
8 15 (3.05%) Microsoft Certification
9 11 (2.24%) CISM
10 7 (1.43%) ITIL Certification
11 6 (1.22%) HND
11 6 (1.22%) MCSE
11 6 (1.22%) MCPD
12 5 (1.02%) GCIA
13 4 (0.81%) ISEB
13 4 (0.81%) CEH
13 4 (0.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 3 (0.61%) CCSA
14 3 (0.61%) Chartered Engineer
14 3 (0.61%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (4.28%) SLA
2 18 (3.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (1.83%) QA
4 8 (1.63%) PCI DSS
4 8 (1.63%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.61%) COBIT
5 3 (0.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.41%) DO-178B
7 1 (0.20%) JSP 440
System Software
1 48 (9.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 40 (8.15%) Hyper-V
3 18 (3.67%) Active Directory
4 9 (1.83%) Firmware
5 8 (1.63%) vSphere
5 8 (1.63%) XenApp
6 5 (1.02%) Terminal Services
7 4 (0.81%) VMware ESX
7 4 (0.81%) XenServer
8 3 (0.61%) XenDesktop
8 3 (0.61%) ProxySG
9 2 (0.41%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 2 (0.41%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (0.41%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.41%) KVM
9 2 (0.41%) BitLocker
10 1 (0.20%) PowerHA
10 1 (0.20%) Postfix
10 1 (0.20%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 1 (0.20%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 18 (3.67%) SCCM
2 9 (1.83%) SCOM
3 7 (1.43%) NetBackup
4 5 (1.02%) SCVMM
5 4 (0.81%) Puppet
5 4 (0.81%) Backup Exec
5 4 (0.81%) Norton AntiVirus
5 4 (0.81%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 2 (0.41%) SCDPM
6 2 (0.41%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 2 (0.41%) SCSM
6 2 (0.41%) HP SIM
6 2 (0.41%) ARCserve
6 2 (0.41%) OpenView
6 2 (0.41%) Oracle RMAN
6 2 (0.41%) Windows Intune
6 2 (0.41%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.20%) yum
7 1 (0.20%) Data Guard
7 1 (0.20%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 108 (22.00%) Oracle
2 107 (21.79%) Microsoft
3 56 (11.41%) VMware
4 51 (10.39%) Cisco
5 23 (4.68%) Juniper
6 22 (4.48%) IBM
7 21 (4.28%) SAP
8 16 (3.26%) Adobe
9 15 (3.05%) HP
10 14 (2.85%) Citrix
10 14 (2.85%) F5
11 13 (2.65%) Red Hat
12 12 (2.44%) ESRI
12 12 (2.44%) SolarWinds
13 11 (2.24%) Symantec
13 11 (2.24%) Remedy
14 8 (1.63%) ArcSight
14 8 (1.63%) webMethods
14 8 (1.63%) CheckPoint
15 6 (1.22%) Avaya
Dorset
Experis Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35,000 - £60,000
Posted: 20 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Experis IT
Salary: benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
The People Network
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum + van + fuel card
Posted: 5 days ago
Plymouth, Devon
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £65,000 plus outstanding package
Posted: 5 days ago
Gloucestershire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £80000 - £105000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30- £50,000 + numerous benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: up to 70K + bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Gloucestershire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Negotiable plus package
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
GE Capital
Salary: Competitive Salary and Excellent Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Bristol, Avon
CGI
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Bristol, Gloucestershire
Boeing
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Bristol
Boeing
Posted: 12 days ago
Bristol
Boeing
Posted: 12 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
GE Capital
Salary: Competitive Salary and Excellent Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago