The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the South West region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 67 62 22
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -40
Permanent jobs citing SC Cleared 222 191 468
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 3.62% 3.67% 8.43%
As % of the Qualifications category 13.94% 12.78% 22.87%
Number of salaries quoted 171 149 404
Average salary £41,000 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,200 £26,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,300 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
Qualifications Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1592 1495 2046
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 25.96% 28.74% 36.84%
Number of salaries quoted 1228 1260 1815
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 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
SC Cleared
England

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 1 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 1 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
Bristol +3 86 £50,000 +12.35% 18
Gloucestershire +4 78 £38,500 -16.30% 13
Wiltshire -6 36 £43,250 -8.94% 10
Somerset -19 9 £29,000 +16.00% 3
Devon -10 6 £28,000 -30.43% 2
Dorset -12 1 £35,000 -17.64% 1
SC Cleared
England

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 1 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.

1 443 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 107 (24.15%) Windows
3 100 (22.57%) Degree
4 95 (21.44%) ITIL
5 87 (19.64%) Linux
6 86 (19.41%) Microsoft
7 85 (19.19%) Java
8 81 (18.28%) DV Cleared
9 73 (16.48%) C++
9 73 (16.48%) Software Engineering
10 71 (16.03%) VMware
11 61 (13.77%) Finance
12 59 (13.32%) Oracle
13 58 (13.09%) C#
13 58 (13.09%) SQL
14 51 (11.51%) Cisco
14 51 (11.51%) Computer Science
15 50 (11.29%) JavaScript
16 46 (10.38%) Telecoms
16 46 (10.38%) UML
17 44 (9.93%) Active Directory
17 44 (9.93%) Citrix
18 41 (9.26%) SAN
19 40 (9.03%) Internet
20 39 (8.80%) Project Management
20 39 (8.80%) Firewall
20 39 (8.80%) MS Excel
21 38 (8.58%) VMware Infrastructure
22 36 (8.13%) GIS
22 36 (8.13%) VMware ESX

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

For the 6 months to 1 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 24 (5.42%) MS Exchange
2 23 (5.19%) Apache
3 19 (4.29%) WebLogic
4 18 (4.06%) Exchange Server 2010
5 14 (3.16%) SharePoint
6 13 (2.93%) Exchange Server 2003
7 12 (2.71%) Exchange Server 2000
8 10 (2.26%) Joomla!
8 10 (2.26%) Alfresco
8 10 (2.26%) Exchange Server 2007
9 8 (1.81%) Exchange Server 2013
10 6 (1.35%) Lync
10 6 (1.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 6 (1.35%) ArcGIS
11 2 (0.45%) SharePoint 2010
11 2 (0.45%) Oracle Application Server
11 2 (0.45%) GlassFish
11 2 (0.45%) IIS
11 2 (0.45%) Tomcat
11 2 (0.45%) CMS
Applications
1 39 (8.80%) MS Excel
2 14 (3.16%) MS Office
3 7 (1.58%) MS Project
3 7 (1.58%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (0.90%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.90%) Acrobat
4 4 (0.90%) AutoCAD
4 4 (0.90%) FrameMaker
Business Applications
1 4 (0.90%) Teamcenter
2 2 (0.45%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (0.45%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.45%) Oracle Financials
2 2 (0.45%) Oracle CRM
3 1 (0.23%) Oracle HRMS
3 1 (0.23%) Maximo
3 1 (0.23%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.68%) SaaS
2 2 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 41 (9.26%) SAN
2 40 (9.03%) Internet
3 39 (8.80%) Firewall
4 30 (6.77%) DHCP
5 23 (5.19%) TCP/IP
6 19 (4.29%) LAN
7 17 (3.84%) WAN
7 17 (3.84%) DNS
8 15 (3.39%) IPv4
8 15 (3.39%) IPv6
9 12 (2.71%) Wireless
10 9 (2.03%) VPN
11 7 (1.58%) Network Security
12 6 (1.35%) NAS
12 6 (1.35%) TETRA
12 6 (1.35%) Ethernet
13 5 (1.13%) SMTP
13 5 (1.13%) Unified Communications
14 4 (0.90%) MRTG
14 4 (0.90%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (7.90%) SQL Server
2 25 (5.64%) MySQL
3 11 (2.48%) PostgreSQL
4 10 (2.26%) MongoDB
5 5 (1.13%) Relational Database
5 5 (1.13%) Oracle Database
6 4 (0.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (0.90%) Oracle Database 11g
6 4 (0.90%) RDBMS
7 3 (0.68%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (0.45%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (0.45%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (0.45%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (0.45%) MS Access
8 2 (0.45%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.23%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (0.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.23%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 19 (4.29%) Rational DOORS
2 13 (2.93%) GCC
2 13 (2.93%) GDB
3 11 (2.48%) Subversion
4 10 (2.26%) Apache Ivy
4 10 (2.26%) Maven
4 10 (2.26%) Ant
5 4 (0.90%) Rational Rhapsody
5 4 (0.90%) LoadRunner
6 3 (0.68%) Bugzilla
6 3 (0.68%) Oracle APEX
6 3 (0.68%) SoapUI
7 2 (0.45%) Selenium
7 2 (0.45%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (0.23%) JMeter
8 1 (0.23%) MSI
8 1 (0.23%) ClearCase
8 1 (0.23%) WATIR
8 1 (0.23%) WebDriver
8 1 (0.23%) Git (software)
General
1 61 (13.77%) Finance
2 46 (10.38%) Telecoms
3 25 (5.64%) Banking
4 24 (5.42%) Military
5 22 (4.97%) Aerospace
6 12 (2.71%) Electronics
7 6 (1.35%) Legal
8 4 (0.90%) Manufacturing
8 4 (0.90%) Advertising
8 4 (0.90%) Automotive
9 3 (0.68%) Back Office
9 3 (0.68%) Local Government
10 2 (0.45%) Retail
11 1 (0.23%) Front Office
11 1 (0.23%) Marketing
11 1 (0.23%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 73 (16.48%) Architect
2 60 (13.54%) Developer
3 49 (11.06%) Software Engineer
4 44 (9.93%) Consultant
5 39 (8.80%) Analyst
6 37 (8.35%) Technical Architect
7 24 (5.42%) Systems Engineer
7 24 (5.42%) Support Engineer
8 23 (5.19%) C++ Developer
9 21 (4.74%) Java Developer
10 12 (2.71%) CLAS Consultant
10 12 (2.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 12 (2.71%) Support Analyst
11 11 (2.48%) Tester
12 10 (2.26%) Wintel Engineer
12 10 (2.26%) GIS Consultant
12 10 (2.26%) Linux Engineer
12 10 (2.26%) Network Architect
12 10 (2.26%) Applications Support
13 9 (2.03%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (6.09%) J2EE
2 26 (5.87%) .NET
3 25 (5.64%) HTML
4 20 (4.51%) Middleware
4 20 (4.51%) HTML5
5 15 (3.39%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 15 (3.39%) Apache Flex
5 15 (3.39%) STL
6 14 (3.16%) SOAP
6 14 (3.16%) XML
7 12 (2.71%) Spring
7 12 (2.71%) Web Services
7 12 (2.71%) CSS
7 12 (2.71%) Hibernate
8 11 (2.48%) XHTML
8 11 (2.48%) Spring MVC
8 11 (2.48%) JPA
9 10 (2.26%) Dojo
9 10 (2.26%) jQuery
9 10 (2.26%) Spring Web Flow
Miscellaneous
1 51 (11.51%) Computer Science
2 36 (8.13%) GIS
3 34 (7.67%) Open Source
4 20 (4.51%) Management Information System
5 16 (3.61%) PKI
5 16 (3.61%) RIA
6 13 (2.93%) Mathematics
7 11 (2.48%) Embedded Systems
8 10 (2.26%) Enterprise Software
9 9 (2.03%) Human Factors
10 8 (1.81%) Clustering
10 8 (1.81%) Device Driver
11 7 (1.58%) CAN bus
12 6 (1.35%) RMADS
12 6 (1.35%) PDA
12 6 (1.35%) Client/Server
12 6 (1.35%) Blackberry
13 5 (1.13%) CESG
14 4 (0.90%) Video Conferencing
14 4 (0.90%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 107 (24.15%) Windows
2 87 (19.64%) Linux
3 32 (7.22%) UNIX
4 28 (6.32%) Windows Server 2008
4 28 (6.32%) Solaris
5 23 (5.19%) Windows Server 2003
6 21 (4.74%) HPUX
7 17 (3.84%) Windows XP
8 16 (3.61%) Android
9 11 (2.48%) Windows 7
9 11 (2.48%) Apple iOS
10 8 (1.81%) Windows Vista
11 7 (1.58%) Windows Server 2012
12 6 (1.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 6 (1.35%) Windows 8
13 5 (1.13%) Windows 2000
14 4 (0.90%) AIX
15 1 (0.23%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (21.44%) ITIL
2 73 (16.48%) Software Engineering
3 46 (10.38%) UML
4 39 (8.80%) Project Management
5 35 (7.90%) Web Development
6 25 (5.64%) TDD
7 24 (5.42%) Continuous Integration
7 24 (5.42%) Security Architecture
8 23 (5.19%) Service Management
8 23 (5.19%) Scrum
8 23 (5.19%) OO
9 20 (4.51%) Business Analysis
10 19 (4.29%) Software Architecture
10 19 (4.29%) Information Security
10 19 (4.29%) Network Design
11 18 (4.06%) PRINCE2
11 18 (4.06%) Configuration Management
12 16 (3.61%) Multithreading
12 16 (3.61%) Performance Tuning
13 15 (3.39%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 85 (19.19%) Java
2 73 (16.48%) C++
3 58 (13.09%) C#
3 58 (13.09%) SQL
4 50 (11.29%) JavaScript
5 33 (7.45%) Python
6 31 (7.00%) C
7 21 (4.74%) Perl
8 18 (4.06%) Ruby
8 18 (4.06%) Bash Shell
9 12 (2.71%) PowerShell
9 12 (2.71%) VB
10 7 (1.58%) Shell Script
10 7 (1.58%) PL/SQL
10 7 (1.58%) VBScript
11 5 (1.13%) MATLAB
11 5 (1.13%) T-SQL
11 5 (1.13%) Objective-C
12 3 (0.68%) Assembly Language
12 3 (0.68%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 443 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 100 (22.57%) Degree
3 81 (18.28%) DV Cleared
4 15 (3.39%) Cisco Certification
5 14 (3.16%) MCP
6 12 (2.71%) Microsoft Certification
6 12 (2.71%) CISSP
7 11 (2.48%) CISM
7 11 (2.48%) MCSE
7 11 (2.48%) CCNP
7 11 (2.48%) PhD
8 8 (1.81%) BC Cleared
8 8 (1.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 7 (1.58%) ISEB
10 6 (1.35%) CCNA
10 6 (1.35%) CISA
11 5 (1.13%) CEH
11 5 (1.13%) ISSAP
11 5 (1.13%) ISTQB
12 4 (0.90%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (4.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (2.71%) HMG Infosec
3 8 (1.81%) DO-178B
4 6 (1.35%) QA
4 6 (1.35%) SLA
5 5 (1.13%) JSP 440
6 3 (0.68%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.23%) BS7799
7 1 (0.23%) DO-160
System Software
1 44 (9.93%) Active Directory
2 38 (8.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 36 (8.13%) VMware ESX
4 29 (6.55%) vSphere
5 12 (2.71%) Hyper-V
6 8 (1.81%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 7 (1.58%) Terminal Services
7 7 (1.58%) XenApp
8 6 (1.35%) Microsoft App-V
9 5 (1.13%) VMware ESXi
10 3 (0.68%) ISA Server
10 3 (0.68%) Snort
10 3 (0.68%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 2 (0.45%) Postfix
11 2 (0.45%) Nmap
12 1 (0.23%) Xen
Systems Management
1 31 (7.00%) NetBackup
2 12 (2.71%) SCCM
2 12 (2.71%) Backup Exec
3 8 (1.81%) Norton AntiVirus
3 8 (1.81%) Nagios
4 6 (1.35%) McAfee ePO
5 4 (0.90%) WSUS
6 3 (0.68%) ARCserve
6 3 (0.68%) OpenView
6 3 (0.68%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 2 (0.45%) Cacti
7 2 (0.45%) SCOM
7 2 (0.45%) Nessus
8 1 (0.23%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 1 (0.23%) Legato
8 1 (0.23%) CiscoWorks
8 1 (0.23%) OVSD
8 1 (0.23%) HP SIM
8 1 (0.23%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 86 (19.41%) Microsoft
2 71 (16.03%) VMware
3 59 (13.32%) Oracle
4 51 (11.51%) Cisco
5 44 (9.93%) Citrix
6 30 (6.77%) HP
7 28 (6.32%) Symantec
8 24 (5.42%) NetApp
8 24 (5.42%) ESRI
9 22 (4.97%) Veritas
10 21 (4.74%) JBoss
11 20 (4.51%) Brocade
12 19 (4.29%) Juniper
13 17 (3.84%) Red Hat
14 15 (3.39%) F5
14 15 (3.39%) Adobe
15 12 (2.71%) Remedy
16 6 (1.35%) SolarWinds
16 6 (1.35%) Primavera
16 6 (1.35%) McAfee
Bristol, Avon
Streamline Connections
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Prolinx
Salary: Competitive, Depending on Experience
Posted: Yesterday
Salisbury, Wiltshire
DMS Computer Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Salisbury, Wiltshire
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £40000 to £50000 per annum - generous benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: up to 38k + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 32000 - 70000
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 34000 - 46000 + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 21,000 - 24,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £35,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
South West
ISL
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000 per annum + good benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £70000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
The People Network
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + superb benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
The People Network
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per week + Plus generous benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
TEKsystems
Salary: £240 - £270 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Vertical IT
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Yeovil, Somerset
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £29000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 36000 - 38000 + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, 24 days
Posted: 6 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
CGI
Salary: £26000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 9 days ago