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

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 37 83 25
Rank change year-on-year
+46 -58
Permanent jobs citing SC Cleared 362 170 497
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 5.70% 3.19% 9.11%
As % of the Qualifications category 18.46% 10.77% 24.34%
Number of salaries quoted 297 140 419
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 £66,000 £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
1961 1579 2042
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 30.86% 29.64% 37.43%
Number of salaries quoted 1617 1356 1773
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 £54,500 £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 24 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 24 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 +31 114 £45,000 +9.09% 24
Wiltshire +25 107 £38,000 -33.91% 19
Gloucestershire +26 74 £45,000 +34.32% 15
Somerset +16 32 £29,000 -3.33% 8
Devon -15 8 £29,766 -8.41% 3
Dorset -9 4 £45,000 +13.92% 4
Avon - 1 £52,500 -
SC Cleared
England

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 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.

1 569 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 120 (21.09%) Degree
3 113 (19.86%) Microsoft
4 111 (19.51%) Windows
5 107 (18.80%) DV Cleared
6 105 (18.45%) Linux
7 103 (18.10%) Java
8 101 (17.75%) ITIL
9 89 (15.64%) Agile Software Development
10 82 (14.41%) Finance
11 75 (13.18%) SQL
11 75 (13.18%) Oracle
12 74 (13.01%) JavaScript
13 72 (12.65%) C++
14 71 (12.48%) Software Engineering
14 71 (12.48%) Computer Science
15 69 (12.13%) VMware
16 68 (11.95%) UML
16 68 (11.95%) Cisco
17 65 (11.42%) HTML
18 64 (11.25%) C#
19 56 (9.84%) Firewall
19 56 (9.84%) Telecoms
20 55 (9.67%) Internet
21 54 (9.49%) SQL Server
22 53 (9.31%) Open Source
23 51 (8.96%) MS Excel
24 49 (8.61%) XML
24 49 (8.61%) TDD
24 49 (8.61%) Banking

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

For the 6 months to 24 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 33 (5.80%) SharePoint
2 32 (5.62%) MS Exchange
3 27 (4.75%) Joomla!
4 25 (4.39%) Alfresco
5 24 (4.22%) Exchange Server 2010
6 21 (3.69%) WebLogic
7 17 (2.99%) Exchange Server 2003
8 16 (2.81%) Apache
8 16 (2.81%) Exchange Server 2000
9 14 (2.46%) Exchange Server 2007
10 13 (2.28%) Exchange Server 2013
11 12 (2.11%) JBoss
12 10 (1.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 9 (1.58%) ArcGIS
14 7 (1.23%) Lync
15 3 (0.53%) SharePoint 2010
15 3 (0.53%) CMS
15 3 (0.53%) Tomcat
16 2 (0.35%) IIS
16 2 (0.35%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 51 (8.96%) MS Excel
2 24 (4.22%) MS Office
3 8 (1.41%) MS Visio
4 7 (1.23%) Acrobat
4 7 (1.23%) FrameMaker
5 5 (0.88%) Simulink
6 4 (0.70%) MS PowerPoint
6 4 (0.70%) MS Project
7 2 (0.35%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.35%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.18%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.18%) Maximo
2 1 (0.18%) Teamcenter
2 1 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.18%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.18%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.18%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (0.18%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.70%) SaaS
2 1 (0.18%) Office 365
2 1 (0.18%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 56 (9.84%) Firewall
2 55 (9.67%) Internet
3 33 (5.80%) WAN
4 31 (5.45%) DHCP
5 27 (4.75%) DNS
6 26 (4.57%) LAN
6 26 (4.57%) SAN
7 25 (4.39%) TCP/IP
8 21 (3.69%) Network Security
9 19 (3.34%) IPv6
10 18 (3.16%) IPv4
11 15 (2.64%) Wireless
12 14 (2.46%) VPN
13 10 (1.76%) HTTP
13 10 (1.76%) SMTP
13 10 (1.76%) Unified Communications
14 9 (1.58%) SSL
15 7 (1.23%) FTP
15 7 (1.23%) Intrusion Detection
16 6 (1.05%) H.323
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (9.49%) SQL Server
2 25 (4.39%) MongoDB
3 18 (3.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 15 (2.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 15 (2.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 14 (2.46%) MySQL
6 12 (2.11%) PostgreSQL
7 10 (1.76%) Oracle Database
8 8 (1.41%) Oracle Database 11g
9 6 (1.05%) Relational Database
9 6 (1.05%) Data Warehouse
9 6 (1.05%) RDBMS
10 5 (0.88%) Oracle Reports
11 3 (0.53%) SQL Server 2008
11 3 (0.53%) Big Data
11 3 (0.53%) SQL Server 2012
12 2 (0.35%) QlikView
12 2 (0.35%) Crystal Reports
13 1 (0.18%) OLAP
13 1 (0.18%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 36 (6.33%) Subversion
1 36 (6.33%) Maven
2 27 (4.75%) Ant
3 25 (4.39%) Apache Ivy
4 15 (2.64%) Rational DOORS
4 15 (2.64%) GCC
4 15 (2.64%) GDB
5 12 (2.11%) Oracle Forms
6 10 (1.76%) Jenkins
7 6 (1.05%) Rational Performance Tester
8 4 (0.70%) LoadRunner
9 3 (0.53%) Bugzilla
9 3 (0.53%) SoapUI
9 3 (0.53%) Rational Rhapsody
10 2 (0.35%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (0.35%) Visual Studio
10 2 (0.35%) Eclipse
11 1 (0.18%) JMeter
11 1 (0.18%) ClearCase
11 1 (0.18%) JUnit
General
1 82 (14.41%) Finance
2 56 (9.84%) Telecoms
3 49 (8.61%) Banking
4 23 (4.04%) Aerospace
5 10 (1.76%) Electronics
5 10 (1.76%) Military
6 7 (1.23%) Automotive
6 7 (1.23%) Legal
7 4 (0.70%) Marketing
8 3 (0.53%) Local Government
8 3 (0.53%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.35%) Games
9 2 (0.35%) Retail
9 2 (0.35%) Billing
10 1 (0.18%) French Language
10 1 (0.18%) Spanish Language
10 1 (0.18%) Back Office
10 1 (0.18%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 101 (17.75%) Developer
2 89 (15.64%) Architect
3 78 (13.71%) Consultant
4 46 (8.08%) Software Engineer
5 45 (7.91%) Java Developer
6 41 (7.21%) Technical Architect
7 39 (6.85%) Analyst
8 25 (4.39%) Support Engineer
8 25 (4.39%) Designer
9 23 (4.04%) C++ Developer
10 21 (3.69%) .NET Developer
11 17 (2.99%) Project Manager
11 17 (2.99%) Salesforce.com Consultant
12 16 (2.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 15 (2.64%) Security Consultant
13 15 (2.64%) Systems Engineer
14 14 (2.46%) Applications Support
14 14 (2.46%) Network Architect
15 13 (2.28%) CLAS Consultant
16 11 (1.93%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (11.42%) HTML
2 49 (8.61%) XML
3 47 (8.26%) CSS
4 45 (7.91%) HTML5
5 44 (7.73%) .NET
6 36 (6.33%) Spring
7 35 (6.15%) Hibernate
8 33 (5.80%) XHTML
8 33 (5.80%) Spring MVC
8 33 (5.80%) Apache Flex
8 33 (5.80%) JPA
9 29 (5.10%) SOAP
10 26 (4.57%) J2EE
11 25 (4.39%) WSDL
11 25 (4.39%) Web Services
11 25 (4.39%) Dojo
11 25 (4.39%) Spring Web Flow
12 19 (3.34%) Middleware
12 19 (3.34%) ASP.NET
13 18 (3.16%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 71 (12.48%) Computer Science
2 53 (9.31%) Open Source
3 41 (7.21%) GIS
4 35 (6.15%) RIA
5 19 (3.34%) Analytical Skills
6 16 (2.81%) PKI
7 15 (2.64%) Management Information System
8 14 (2.46%) Algorithms
9 12 (2.11%) Enterprise Software
9 12 (2.11%) Clustering
10 11 (1.93%) Blackberry
10 11 (1.93%) Mathematics
11 10 (1.76%) Client/Server
12 8 (1.41%) RMADS
12 8 (1.41%) Embedded Systems
13 7 (1.23%) CAN bus
14 6 (1.05%) Video Conferencing
14 6 (1.05%) Visualisation
14 6 (1.05%) PDA
15 5 (0.88%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 111 (19.51%) Windows
2 105 (18.45%) Linux
3 40 (7.03%) UNIX
4 32 (5.62%) Android
5 26 (4.57%) Apple iOS
6 23 (4.04%) Windows Server 2008
7 21 (3.69%) Windows Server 2003
8 18 (3.16%) Windows 7
9 16 (2.81%) Solaris
10 11 (1.93%) Windows XP
11 10 (1.76%) HPUX
12 9 (1.58%) Windows Server 2012
13 8 (1.41%) Windows 8
14 7 (1.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 6 (1.05%) Windows Vista
16 5 (0.88%) Windows 2000
17 2 (0.35%) AIX
17 2 (0.35%) Debian
17 2 (0.35%) Ubuntu
17 2 (0.35%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (17.75%) ITIL
2 89 (15.64%) Agile Software Development
3 71 (12.48%) Software Engineering
4 68 (11.95%) UML
5 49 (8.61%) TDD
6 42 (7.38%) Web Development
6 42 (7.38%) Project Management
7 39 (6.85%) Continuous Integration
8 38 (6.68%) MVC
9 29 (5.10%) OO
9 29 (5.10%) Performance Tuning
10 26 (4.57%) Android Development
10 26 (4.57%) iOS Development
10 26 (4.57%) Scrum
11 24 (4.22%) Information Security
12 23 (4.04%) PRINCE2
13 21 (3.69%) Business Intelligence
13 21 (3.69%) Service Management
13 21 (3.69%) Network Design
14 20 (3.51%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 103 (18.10%) Java
2 75 (13.18%) SQL
3 74 (13.01%) JavaScript
4 72 (12.65%) C++
5 64 (11.25%) C#
6 37 (6.50%) Python
7 32 (5.62%) C
8 23 (4.04%) PowerShell
9 18 (3.16%) Bash Shell
10 16 (2.81%) Ruby
10 16 (2.81%) PL/SQL
11 15 (2.64%) T-SQL
12 14 (2.46%) PHP
13 13 (2.28%) Shell Script
14 10 (1.76%) Perl
15 7 (1.23%) VBScript
15 7 (1.23%) MATLAB
16 5 (0.88%) VB
17 4 (0.70%) VB.NET
18 2 (0.35%) VBA
Qualifications
1 569 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 120 (21.09%) Degree
3 107 (18.80%) DV Cleared
4 36 (6.33%) Cisco Certification
5 19 (3.34%) MCP
5 19 (3.34%) CCNA
6 15 (2.64%) CCNP
7 14 (2.46%) Microsoft Certification
7 14 (2.46%) HNC
8 11 (1.93%) MCSE
8 11 (1.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 9 (1.58%) PhD
9 9 (1.58%) ITIL Certification
10 8 (1.41%) HND
10 8 (1.41%) JNCIS
11 7 (1.23%) BC Cleared
11 7 (1.23%) ISEB
12 6 (1.05%) CEH
12 6 (1.05%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 5 (0.88%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (3.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (1.93%) HMG Infosec
3 10 (1.76%) SLA
4 8 (1.41%) PCI DSS
5 7 (1.23%) DO-178B
6 6 (1.05%) QA
7 2 (0.35%) JSP 440
7 2 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 17799
7 2 (0.35%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.18%) BS7799
System Software
1 48 (8.44%) Active Directory
2 37 (6.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (4.92%) VMware ESX
4 18 (3.16%) Hyper-V
5 16 (2.81%) vSphere
6 11 (1.93%) XenApp
6 11 (1.93%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 9 (1.58%) Terminal Services
8 8 (1.41%) VMware ESXi
9 5 (0.88%) Microsoft App-V
10 4 (0.70%) ISA Server
11 3 (0.53%) Snort
12 2 (0.35%) Nmap
12 2 (0.35%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 1 (0.18%) ProxySG
13 1 (0.18%) vCloud
13 1 (0.18%) NFS
13 1 (0.18%) XenServer
13 1 (0.18%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 22 (3.87%) NetBackup
2 15 (2.64%) SCCM
3 10 (1.76%) Norton AntiVirus
4 9 (1.58%) Backup Exec
5 7 (1.23%) Nagios
6 5 (0.88%) ARCserve
6 5 (0.88%) McAfee ePO
6 5 (0.88%) Check_MK
7 4 (0.70%) SCOM
8 3 (0.53%) WSUS
8 3 (0.53%) HP SIM
8 3 (0.53%) Tivoli
8 3 (0.53%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 2 (0.35%) Netcool
9 2 (0.35%) Nessus
10 1 (0.18%) MAILsweeper
10 1 (0.18%) Hyperic
10 1 (0.18%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 1 (0.18%) OpenView
10 1 (0.18%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 113 (19.86%) Microsoft
2 75 (13.18%) Oracle
3 69 (12.13%) VMware
4 68 (11.95%) Cisco
5 40 (7.03%) Adobe
6 39 (6.85%) Juniper
7 38 (6.68%) Citrix
8 33 (5.80%) ESRI
9 27 (4.75%) F5
10 24 (4.22%) HP
11 22 (3.87%) CheckPoint
11 22 (3.87%) Symantec
12 17 (2.99%) Salesforce.com
13 14 (2.46%) Remedy
14 13 (2.28%) NetApp
15 12 (2.11%) IBM
16 11 (1.93%) McAfee
16 11 (1.93%) Red Hat
17 10 (1.76%) Veritas
17 10 (1.76%) Brocade
Devon
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Posted: 5 hours ago
Yeovil, Somerset
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + Bonus+Car Allowance+O/T/Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Montash
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Montash
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £45k - 60k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £45k - 55k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £30,000 to £85,000 per annum plus outstanding package
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucestershire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + car + bonus + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
CGI
Salary: £40000 - £52000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
CGI
Salary: £20000 - £33000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucestershire
set2recruit
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bath, Avon
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucestershire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
set2recruit
Salary: £50000 - £70000 Per Annum Plus Bonus, Benefits & Car Allowan
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
CGI
Salary: £25000 - £38000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Salisbury, Wiltshire
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £40000 to £50000 per annum - generous benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Corsham, Wiltshire
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 Per Annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Weymouth, Dorset
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 50,000
Posted: 4 days ago