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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 61 67 21
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -46
Permanent jobs citing SC Cleared 235 179 575
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 3.81% 3.53% 10.17%
As % of the Qualifications category 14.18% 11.90% 26.67%
Number of salaries quoted 186 145 503
Average salary £44,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.22% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,600 £26,800 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+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
1657 1504 2156
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 26.86% 29.70% 38.13%
Number of salaries quoted 1315 1274 1910
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £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 29 August 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 29 August 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
Gloucestershire +9 77 £38,500 -23.00% 6
Bristol -4 77 £50,000 +17.64% 18
Wiltshire +3 52 £45,000 -5.26% 15
Somerset -14 13 £29,000 +13.72% 3
Devon -10 3 £28,000 -30.43% 5
Dorset -10 2 £25,000 -41.17% 7
Avon - 1 £52,500 -
SC Cleared
England

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 450 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 108 (24.00%) Degree
3 96 (21.33%) Windows
4 87 (19.33%) Linux
5 84 (18.67%) DV Cleared
6 82 (18.22%) ITIL
7 80 (17.78%) Microsoft
8 77 (17.11%) Java
9 72 (16.00%) C++
10 70 (15.56%) Software Engineering
11 60 (13.33%) Finance
12 58 (12.89%) Computer Science
13 56 (12.44%) SQL
14 54 (12.00%) JavaScript
14 54 (12.00%) VMware
15 52 (11.56%) Oracle
16 51 (11.33%) C#
16 51 (11.33%) UML
17 48 (10.67%) Telecoms
18 47 (10.44%) Cisco
19 44 (9.78%) Firewall
20 42 (9.33%) Internet
21 41 (9.11%) Active Directory
22 39 (8.67%) MS Excel
23 38 (8.44%) GIS
23 38 (8.44%) Open Source
24 37 (8.22%) UNIX
25 36 (8.00%) SQL Server
25 36 (8.00%) Citrix
26 35 (7.78%) Python

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 26 (5.78%) MS Exchange
2 20 (4.44%) Exchange Server 2010
3 17 (3.78%) Apache
3 17 (3.78%) SharePoint
4 15 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2003
5 14 (3.11%) Exchange Server 2000
5 14 (3.11%) WebLogic
6 12 (2.67%) Joomla!
6 12 (2.67%) Exchange Server 2007
6 12 (2.67%) Alfresco
7 9 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2013
8 7 (1.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 6 (1.33%) ArcGIS
9 6 (1.33%) Lync
10 2 (0.44%) CMS
10 2 (0.44%) Oracle Application Server
10 2 (0.44%) IIS
11 1 (0.22%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (0.22%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.22%) WinCC
Applications
1 39 (8.67%) MS Excel
2 14 (3.11%) MS Office
3 7 (1.56%) FrameMaker
3 7 (1.56%) MS Visio
3 7 (1.56%) Acrobat
4 5 (1.11%) AutoCAD
4 5 (1.11%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (1.11%) MS Project
5 3 (0.67%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 4 (0.89%) Teamcenter
2 2 (0.44%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.22%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.22%) assyst
3 1 (0.22%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.22%) Oracle CRM
3 1 (0.22%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 44 (9.78%) Firewall
2 42 (9.33%) Internet
3 27 (6.00%) SAN
4 24 (5.33%) DHCP
5 21 (4.67%) TCP/IP
6 17 (3.78%) DNS
6 17 (3.78%) IPv4
6 17 (3.78%) IPv6
7 15 (3.33%) LAN
8 14 (3.11%) WAN
9 12 (2.67%) Wireless
10 10 (2.22%) Network Security
11 8 (1.78%) VPN
12 5 (1.11%) SMTP
12 5 (1.11%) Ethernet
12 5 (1.11%) Unified Communications
13 4 (0.89%) NAS
13 4 (0.89%) MRTG
13 4 (0.89%) VoIP
13 4 (0.89%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (8.00%) SQL Server
2 17 (3.78%) MySQL
3 12 (2.67%) MongoDB
4 11 (2.44%) PostgreSQL
5 6 (1.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (1.11%) Oracle Database
7 4 (0.89%) Relational Database
7 4 (0.89%) Oracle Database 11g
7 4 (0.89%) RDBMS
8 3 (0.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (0.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (0.44%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (0.44%) MS Access
9 2 (0.44%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.22%) Crystal Reports
10 1 (0.22%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (0.22%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.22%) QlikView
10 1 (0.22%) Big Data
10 1 (0.22%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 17 (3.78%) Rational DOORS
2 15 (3.33%) GCC
2 15 (3.33%) GDB
3 14 (3.11%) Subversion
4 13 (2.89%) Maven
5 12 (2.67%) Ant
5 12 (2.67%) Apache Ivy
6 5 (1.11%) Rational Rhapsody
6 5 (1.11%) LoadRunner
7 3 (0.67%) Oracle Forms
7 3 (0.67%) SoapUI
7 3 (0.67%) Oracle APEX
7 3 (0.67%) Bugzilla
8 2 (0.44%) Selenium
9 1 (0.22%) Git (software)
9 1 (0.22%) WebDriver
9 1 (0.22%) WATIR
9 1 (0.22%) ClearCase
9 1 (0.22%) Visual Studio
9 1 (0.22%) MSI
General
1 60 (13.33%) Finance
2 48 (10.67%) Telecoms
3 29 (6.44%) Banking
4 24 (5.33%) Aerospace
5 18 (4.00%) Military
6 11 (2.44%) Electronics
7 7 (1.56%) Automotive
8 6 (1.33%) Legal
9 4 (0.89%) Advertising
10 3 (0.67%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.44%) Games
11 2 (0.44%) Retail
12 1 (0.22%) Local Government
12 1 (0.22%) Marketing
12 1 (0.22%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 78 (17.33%) Architect
2 68 (15.11%) Developer
3 51 (11.33%) Consultant
4 44 (9.78%) Software Engineer
5 39 (8.67%) Technical Architect
6 36 (8.00%) Analyst
7 25 (5.56%) Java Developer
7 25 (5.56%) C++ Developer
8 20 (4.44%) Support Engineer
9 15 (3.33%) Systems Engineer
10 14 (3.11%) Support Analyst
10 14 (3.11%) Tester
11 13 (2.89%) CLAS Consultant
12 12 (2.67%) Security Consultant
13 11 (2.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 11 (2.44%) Network Architect
14 10 (2.22%) Applications Support
14 10 (2.22%) .NET Developer
14 10 (2.22%) Wintel Engineer
15 9 (2.00%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (6.44%) HTML
2 25 (5.56%) .NET
3 24 (5.33%) HTML5
4 20 (4.44%) J2EE
4 20 (4.44%) Middleware
5 19 (4.22%) XML
6 18 (4.00%) Apache Flex
7 17 (3.78%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 17 (3.78%) Hibernate
7 17 (3.78%) Spring
7 17 (3.78%) STL
8 16 (3.56%) CSS
8 16 (3.56%) XHTML
8 16 (3.56%) Spring MVC
8 16 (3.56%) JPA
9 15 (3.33%) SOAP
10 12 (2.67%) Dojo
10 12 (2.67%) Spring Web Flow
10 12 (2.67%) WSDL
10 12 (2.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 58 (12.89%) Computer Science
2 38 (8.44%) Open Source
2 38 (8.44%) GIS
3 19 (4.22%) RIA
4 17 (3.78%) Mathematics
4 17 (3.78%) Management Information System
4 17 (3.78%) PKI
5 11 (2.44%) Embedded Systems
6 8 (1.78%) Enterprise Software
6 8 (1.78%) Human Factors
6 8 (1.78%) Device Driver
7 7 (1.56%) Clustering
7 7 (1.56%) Blackberry
7 7 (1.56%) CAN bus
8 6 (1.33%) Client/Server
8 6 (1.33%) PDA
9 5 (1.11%) RMADS
10 4 (0.89%) Video Conferencing
10 4 (0.89%) Cryptography
11 3 (0.67%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 96 (21.33%) Windows
2 87 (19.33%) Linux
3 37 (8.22%) UNIX
4 20 (4.44%) Solaris
4 20 (4.44%) Windows Server 2008
5 19 (4.22%) Windows Server 2003
6 16 (3.56%) Android
7 13 (2.89%) HPUX
7 13 (2.89%) Apple iOS
8 11 (2.44%) Windows 7
9 10 (2.22%) Windows XP
10 7 (1.56%) Windows Vista
10 7 (1.56%) Windows 8
11 5 (1.11%) Windows Server 2012
11 5 (1.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 5 (1.11%) Windows 2000
12 2 (0.44%) AIX
12 2 (0.44%) CentOS
12 2 (0.44%) Debian
12 2 (0.44%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (18.22%) ITIL
2 70 (15.56%) Software Engineering
3 51 (11.33%) UML
4 32 (7.11%) TDD
5 31 (6.89%) Web Development
5 31 (6.89%) Project Management
6 28 (6.22%) Continuous Integration
7 26 (5.78%) Security Architecture
8 25 (5.56%) Scrum
9 21 (4.67%) OO
10 20 (4.44%) Network Design
10 20 (4.44%) Performance Tuning
11 19 (4.22%) Business Analysis
11 19 (4.22%) MVC
12 18 (4.00%) Information Security
12 18 (4.00%) Multithreading
13 17 (3.78%) Service Management
14 15 (3.33%) Configuration Management
14 15 (3.33%) Disaster Recovery
14 15 (3.33%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 77 (17.11%) Java
2 72 (16.00%) C++
3 56 (12.44%) SQL
4 54 (12.00%) JavaScript
5 51 (11.33%) C#
6 35 (7.78%) Python
7 29 (6.44%) C
8 19 (4.22%) Ruby
9 18 (4.00%) Bash Shell
10 13 (2.89%) PowerShell
10 13 (2.89%) Perl
11 10 (2.22%) Shell Script
12 9 (2.00%) PL/SQL
13 8 (1.78%) MATLAB
13 8 (1.78%) VBScript
14 7 (1.56%) VB
14 7 (1.56%) T-SQL
15 5 (1.11%) Objective-C
15 5 (1.11%) PHP
16 2 (0.44%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 450 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 108 (24.00%) Degree
3 84 (18.67%) DV Cleared
4 14 (3.11%) MCP
4 14 (3.11%) PhD
5 12 (2.67%) Cisco Certification
6 9 (2.00%) HNC
7 8 (1.78%) CCNP
7 8 (1.78%) Microsoft Certification
7 8 (1.78%) ISEB
7 8 (1.78%) MCSE
7 8 (1.78%) CEH
7 8 (1.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 7 (1.56%) BC Cleared
8 7 (1.56%) CISSP
9 6 (1.33%) CISM
9 6 (1.33%) ISSAP
10 5 (1.11%) ISTQB
10 5 (1.11%) Chartered Engineer
10 5 (1.11%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (4.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (2.89%) HMG Infosec
3 7 (1.56%) DO-178B
4 6 (1.33%) QA
4 6 (1.33%) SLA
5 5 (1.11%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 2 (0.44%) JSP 440
7 1 (0.22%) BS7799
7 1 (0.22%) DO-160
System Software
1 41 (9.11%) Active Directory
2 29 (6.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (6.22%) VMware ESX
4 19 (4.22%) vSphere
5 11 (2.44%) Hyper-V
6 9 (2.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 7 (1.56%) Terminal Services
7 7 (1.56%) XenApp
8 5 (1.11%) VMware ESXi
8 5 (1.11%) Microsoft App-V
9 3 (0.67%) ISA Server
9 3 (0.67%) Snort
10 2 (0.44%) Nmap
10 2 (0.44%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 2 (0.44%) Postfix
11 1 (0.22%) Xen
11 1 (0.22%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 22 (4.89%) NetBackup
2 14 (3.11%) SCCM
3 9 (2.00%) Backup Exec
3 9 (2.00%) Norton AntiVirus
4 6 (1.33%) Nagios
4 6 (1.33%) McAfee ePO
5 4 (0.89%) WSUS
5 4 (0.89%) Check_MK
5 4 (0.89%) ARCserve
6 3 (0.67%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 2 (0.44%) Nessus
7 2 (0.44%) SCOM
8 1 (0.22%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.22%) CiscoWorks
8 1 (0.22%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 80 (17.78%) Microsoft
2 54 (12.00%) VMware
3 52 (11.56%) Oracle
4 47 (10.44%) Cisco
5 36 (8.00%) Citrix
6 29 (6.44%) ESRI
7 23 (5.11%) Adobe
8 22 (4.89%) Symantec
9 19 (4.22%) HP
9 19 (4.22%) Juniper
10 17 (3.78%) NetApp
11 15 (3.33%) Red Hat
11 15 (3.33%) F5
12 14 (3.11%) Remedy
13 13 (2.89%) Veritas
13 13 (2.89%) JBoss
13 13 (2.89%) Brocade
14 7 (1.56%) McAfee
15 6 (1.33%) CheckPoint
16 4 (0.89%) Siemens
South West
ISL
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000 per annum + good benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Gloucestershire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + car allowance & bens
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Somerset
Boeing
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
CPS Group UK
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
CPS Group UK
Salary: £28000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
CPS Group UK
Salary: £22000.00 - £25000.00 per annum + Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Experis Ltd
Salary: £55000.00 - £80000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £55000.00 - £80000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Salisbury, Wiltshire
DMS Computer Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Weymouth, Dorset
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 20,000-30,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Wiltshire
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
The People Network
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + plus superb benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
The People Network
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per week + Plus excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Wiltshire
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £19000 - £21000 per annum + Benfits
Posted: 7 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus AND Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Chippenham
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Chippenham
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + on-call
Posted: 8 days ago
Chippenham
The People Network
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Superb Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago