The table below looks at the statistics for Security 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 Security Cleared over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Clearance
Rank 18 21 40
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +19
Permanent jobs citing Security Cleared 646 572 338
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 11.27% 9.53% 6.19%
As % of the Qualifications category 33.68% 30.80% 21.45%
Number of salaries quoted 465 419 284
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £38,563
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +16.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £32,500 £26,700
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +9.75%
Security 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
1918 1857 1576
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 33.45% 30.95% 28.88%
Number of salaries quoted 1510 1503 1285
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,850 £52,550 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Security Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Security Cleared across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

Security Cleared Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Security Cleared
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Security Cleared across the South West region.

Security Cleared Salary Trend in the South West

Security Cleared
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Security Cleared across the South West region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

Security Cleared Salary Histogram in the South West

Security 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 Security Cleared within the South West region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016. 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 +11 251 £50,000 - 58
Bristol +4 188 £41,500 -7.77% 28
Wiltshire +3 130 £35,000 -7.89% 17
Somerset -22 30 £34,000 -22.72% 2
Dorset +10 18 £32,500 -27.77% 6
Devon -2 5 £32,500 - 4
Cornwall - 2 £60,000 - 1
Security Cleared
England

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the South West region citing Security 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 Security Cleared.

1 687 (59.33%) SC Cleared
2 407 (35.15%) DV Cleared
3 319 (27.55%) Java
4 307 (26.51%) Agile Software Development
5 274 (23.66%) Windows
6 268 (23.14%) Degree
7 244 (21.07%) C
8 241 (20.81%) Software Engineering
9 226 (19.52%) C++
10 216 (18.65%) ITIL
11 214 (18.48%) Linux
12 204 (17.62%) Microsoft
13 195 (16.84%) SQL
14 179 (15.46%) C#
15 159 (13.73%) VMware
16 155 (13.39%) Oracle
16 155 (13.39%) Cybersecurity
17 152 (13.13%) JavaScript
17 152 (13.13%) HTML
17 152 (13.13%) UML
18 140 (12.09%) Telecoms
19 131 (11.31%) Firewall
20 125 (10.79%) SQL Server
21 124 (10.71%) Project Management
22 117 (10.10%) Python
23 111 (9.59%) Unix
23 111 (9.59%) SDLC
24 110 (9.50%) Computer Science
25 108 (9.33%) MS Excel
26 107 (9.24%) Finance

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

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the South West region citing Security 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 Security Cleared. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 66 (5.70%) MS Exchange
2 46 (3.97%) Exchange Server 2010
3 43 (3.71%) SharePoint
4 33 (2.85%) WebLogic
5 30 (2.59%) JBoss
6 29 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2007
7 27 (2.33%) Skype for Business
8 26 (2.25%) Alfresco
8 26 (2.25%) Joomla!
9 25 (2.16%) Apache
10 23 (1.99%) Exchange Server 2013
10 23 (1.99%) Node.js
11 20 (1.73%) IIS
12 19 (1.64%) Apache Pig
13 16 (1.38%) Elasticsearch
13 16 (1.38%) Exchange Server 2003
13 16 (1.38%) SharePoint 2010
14 14 (1.21%) Exchange Server 2000
14 14 (1.21%) SharePoint 2013
15 11 (0.95%) Confluence
Applications
1 108 (9.33%) MS Excel
2 30 (2.59%) MS Office
3 12 (1.04%) MS Project
4 10 (0.86%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 7 (0.60%) MS Visio
6 6 (0.52%) Spreadsheet
6 6 (0.52%) SPSS
7 4 (0.35%) AutoCAD
7 4 (0.35%) MS PowerPoint
8 3 (0.26%) Adobe Illustrator
9 2 (0.17%) 3ds Max
9 2 (0.17%) CATIA
9 2 (0.17%) Maya
9 2 (0.17%) Simulink
10 1 (0.086%) Mathcad
10 1 (0.086%) OmniGraffle
10 1 (0.086%) Pro/ENGINEER
10 1 (0.086%) PTC Creo
10 1 (0.086%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 10 (0.86%) Oracle BPM
2 7 (0.60%) Oracle Applications
3 5 (0.43%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (0.35%) Remedy ITSM
4 4 (0.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.17%) Primavera
6 1 (0.086%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.086%) Infor M3
6 1 (0.086%) Oracle ASCP
Cloud Services
1 29 (2.50%) SaaS
2 14 (1.21%) PaaS
3 10 (0.86%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (0.86%) Amazon S3
3 10 (0.86%) Cloud Computing
4 9 (0.78%) IaaS
5 6 (0.52%) Office 365
6 3 (0.26%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 3 (0.26%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 131 (11.31%) Firewall
2 81 (6.99%) TCP/IP
3 62 (5.35%) DNS
4 61 (5.27%) Internet
5 47 (4.06%) DHCP
6 44 (3.80%) LAN
7 35 (3.02%) WAN
8 31 (2.68%) SAN
9 27 (2.33%) Network Security
10 26 (2.25%) Cisco Nexus
11 23 (1.99%) Cisco ASA
12 22 (1.90%) SSL
13 19 (1.64%) HTTP
14 16 (1.38%) LDAP
15 15 (1.30%) VPN
16 10 (0.86%) NAS
16 10 (0.86%) Remote Desktop
17 8 (0.69%) BGP
17 8 (0.69%) Junos
17 8 (0.69%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 125 (10.79%) SQL Server
2 82 (7.08%) Big Data
2 82 (7.08%) MongoDB
3 59 (5.09%) Hadoop
4 48 (4.15%) Oracle Database
5 44 (3.80%) MySQL
6 39 (3.37%) SQL Server 2012
7 32 (2.76%) Oracle Database 11g
8 28 (2.42%) Data Mining
8 28 (2.42%) Relational Database
9 26 (2.25%) RDBMS
10 25 (2.16%) SQL Server 2008
11 21 (1.81%) NoSQL
12 19 (1.64%) Apache Hive
13 13 (1.12%) SQL Server 2014
14 12 (1.04%) BusinessObjects
14 12 (1.04%) QlikView
14 12 (1.04%) SQL Server 2005
15 11 (0.95%) GIS
15 11 (0.95%) OrientDB
Development Applications
1 41 (3.54%) Subversion
2 39 (3.37%) Selenium
3 33 (2.85%) Maven
4 32 (2.76%) JIRA
5 28 (2.42%) Ant
6 27 (2.33%) Apache Ivy
6 27 (2.33%) Rational DOORS
7 25 (2.16%) Visual Studio
8 20 (1.73%) Cucumber
9 19 (1.64%) JUnit
10 17 (1.47%) Git (software)
11 16 (1.38%) Rational Rhapsody
12 15 (1.30%) Jenkins
12 15 (1.30%) JMeter
12 15 (1.30%) Team Foundation Server
13 12 (1.04%) LoadRunner
14 11 (0.95%) Eclipse
15 10 (0.86%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
15 10 (0.86%) TestDirector
15 10 (0.86%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 140 (12.09%) Telecoms
2 107 (9.24%) Finance
3 54 (4.66%) Military
4 46 (3.97%) Aerospace
5 40 (3.45%) Legal
6 37 (3.20%) Manufacturing
7 35 (3.02%) Banking
8 29 (2.50%) Law
9 24 (2.07%) Electronics
10 9 (0.78%) Marketing
11 8 (0.69%) Multimedia
12 5 (0.43%) Games
13 3 (0.26%) Retail
14 2 (0.17%) Advertising
14 2 (0.17%) Automotive
14 2 (0.17%) Avionics
14 2 (0.17%) Billing
15 1 (0.086%) Back Office
15 1 (0.086%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 189 (16.32%) Analyst
2 150 (12.95%) Developer
3 127 (10.97%) Software Engineer
4 85 (7.34%) Systems Engineer
5 72 (6.22%) Java Developer
6 70 (6.04%) Consultant
7 61 (5.27%) Support Engineer
8 59 (5.09%) Test Analyst
9 56 (4.84%) Java Engineer
10 53 (4.58%) Project Manager
11 41 (3.54%) Software Developer
12 40 (3.45%) Test Engineer
13 39 (3.37%) Business Analyst
13 39 (3.37%) Java Software Engineer
13 39 (3.37%) Senior Analyst
14 37 (3.20%) C++ Software Engineer
15 35 (3.02%) Software Manager
16 34 (2.94%) Architect
17 33 (2.85%) Network Engineer
18 32 (2.76%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 152 (13.13%) HTML
2 103 (8.89%) .NET
3 101 (8.72%) XML
4 89 (7.69%) CSS
5 83 (7.17%) Web Services
6 80 (6.91%) J2EE
7 77 (6.65%) Hibernate
8 62 (5.35%) HTML5
9 52 (4.49%) Spring
10 45 (3.89%) Java EE
11 35 (3.02%) EJB
11 35 (3.02%) jQuery
12 33 (2.85%) JPA
13 31 (2.68%) AngularJS
13 31 (2.68%) SOAP
14 29 (2.50%) XHTML
15 28 (2.42%) ASP.NET
16 27 (2.33%) Dojo
17 26 (2.25%) Apache Flex
17 26 (2.25%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 110 (9.50%) Computer Science
2 96 (8.29%) Analytical Skills
3 67 (5.79%) Management Information System
4 59 (5.09%) Mathematics
5 51 (4.40%) Data Centre
6 42 (3.63%) Cybercrime
7 37 (3.20%) Digital Media
8 35 (3.02%) Visualisation
9 30 (2.59%) Algorithms
10 26 (2.25%) User Experience
11 23 (1.99%) CESG
11 23 (1.99%) Driving Licence
11 23 (1.99%) PKI
11 23 (1.99%) RIA
12 21 (1.81%) Client/Server
13 20 (1.73%) Performance Metrics
14 17 (1.47%) Physics
15 16 (1.38%) CMDB
16 15 (1.30%) Cyberthreat
17 14 (1.21%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 274 (23.66%) Windows
2 214 (18.48%) Linux
3 111 (9.59%) Unix
4 92 (7.94%) Windows Server
5 88 (7.60%) Windows Server 2012
6 72 (6.22%) Android
7 71 (6.13%) Windows Server 2008
8 70 (6.04%) Apple iOS
9 59 (5.09%) Windows 7
10 53 (4.58%) Windows Server 2003
11 24 (2.07%) Windows XP
12 20 (1.73%) Mac OS X
13 19 (1.64%) Windows 2000
13 19 (1.64%) Windows 8
14 16 (1.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 13 (1.12%) Windows Phone
16 10 (0.86%) Ubuntu
16 10 (0.86%) Windows 10
16 10 (0.86%) Windows Vista
17 9 (0.78%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 307 (26.51%) Agile Software Development
2 241 (20.81%) Software Engineering
3 216 (18.65%) ITIL
4 155 (13.39%) Cybersecurity
5 152 (13.13%) UML
6 124 (10.71%) Project Management
7 111 (9.59%) SDLC
8 86 (7.43%) OO
9 82 (7.08%) Configuration Management
10 75 (6.48%) PRINCE2
11 73 (6.30%) Validation
12 71 (6.13%) Scrum
13 65 (5.61%) Mentoring
14 63 (5.44%) Service Management
15 59 (5.09%) Mobile Development
16 55 (4.75%) Analytics
16 55 (4.75%) Continuous Integration
17 54 (4.66%) Reverse Engineering
18 53 (4.58%) TDD
19 52 (4.49%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 319 (27.55%) Java
2 244 (21.07%) C
3 226 (19.52%) C++
4 195 (16.84%) SQL
5 179 (15.46%) C#
6 152 (13.13%) JavaScript
7 117 (10.10%) Python
8 53 (4.58%) Perl
9 43 (3.71%) Ruby
10 34 (2.94%) Bash Shell
11 33 (2.85%) Shell Script
12 31 (2.68%) Objective-C
12 31 (2.68%) PL/SQL
12 31 (2.68%) PowerShell
13 21 (1.81%) MATLAB
14 17 (1.47%) PHP
15 15 (1.30%) VB
16 14 (1.21%) VB.NET
17 12 (1.04%) VBA
18 8 (0.69%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 687 (59.33%) SC Cleared
2 407 (35.15%) DV Cleared
3 268 (23.14%) Degree
4 68 (5.87%) Cisco Certification
5 66 (5.70%) CISSP
6 56 (4.84%) CCNA
7 52 (4.49%) Microsoft Certification
8 35 (3.02%) ISEB
8 35 (3.02%) MCSE
9 30 (2.59%) SANS
10 29 (2.50%) GIAC
11 27 (2.33%) CISM
12 21 (1.81%) Network+ Certification
13 19 (1.64%) ISTQB
13 19 (1.64%) Linux+ Certification
13 19 (1.64%) SSCP
14 18 (1.55%) GCIA
15 17 (1.47%) CCNP
16 16 (1.38%) BC Cleared
16 16 (1.38%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (3.71%) SLA
2 38 (3.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 33 (2.85%) QA
4 15 (1.30%) GPG13
5 11 (0.95%) DO-178B
6 10 (0.86%) ISO 9001
7 9 (0.78%) HMG Infosec
8 8 (0.69%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 8 (0.69%) ISO22301
8 8 (0.69%) RMADS
9 6 (0.52%) Def Stans
9 6 (0.52%) JSP 440
10 5 (0.43%) Data Quality
11 4 (0.35%) PCI DSS
12 3 (0.26%) COBIT
12 3 (0.26%) DO-254
13 2 (0.17%) Disclosure Scotland
13 2 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 1 (0.086%) MISRA
14 1 (0.086%) MISRA C
System Software
1 91 (7.86%) Active Directory
2 82 (7.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 45 (3.89%) vSphere
4 27 (2.33%) Hyper-V
5 22 (1.90%) VMware ESX
6 10 (0.86%) DFS Replication
7 9 (0.78%) vCloud
7 9 (0.78%) XenApp
8 8 (0.69%) Microsoft App-V
8 8 (0.69%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 8 (0.69%) Snort
9 7 (0.60%) VMware ESXi
9 7 (0.60%) VMware Server
10 5 (0.43%) Oracle RAC
11 4 (0.35%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 4 (0.35%) Oracle Clusterware
12 3 (0.26%) EMC RecoverPoint
12 3 (0.26%) Terminal Services
12 3 (0.26%) XenDesktop
13 2 (0.17%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 50 (4.32%) SCCM
2 34 (2.94%) SCOM
3 21 (1.81%) NetBackup
4 20 (1.73%) HP Quality Center
5 15 (1.30%) McAfee ePO
6 13 (1.12%) HP SIM
6 13 (1.12%) Norton AntiVirus
7 12 (1.04%) Backup Exec
7 12 (1.04%) SCVMM
8 10 (0.86%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 10 (0.86%) SCDPM
9 9 (0.78%) Oracle Flashback
9 9 (0.78%) QRadar
10 8 (0.69%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 6 (0.52%) Nagios
11 6 (0.52%) Oracle RMAN
11 6 (0.52%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
12 5 (0.43%) RSA enVision
12 5 (0.43%) SCOrch
12 5 (0.43%) SCSM
Vendors
1 204 (17.62%) Microsoft
2 159 (13.73%) VMware
3 155 (13.39%) Oracle
4 86 (7.43%) Cisco
5 37 (3.20%) HP
6 36 (3.11%) Adobe
6 36 (3.11%) Symantec
7 33 (2.85%) Citrix
7 33 (2.85%) Juniper
8 31 (2.68%) ArcSight
9 27 (2.33%) Red Hat
10 25 (2.16%) SolarWinds
11 23 (1.99%) Intel Security
12 20 (1.73%) Palo Alto
13 19 (1.64%) Remedy
13 19 (1.64%) SAP
14 18 (1.55%) LogRhythm
15 14 (1.21%) Intel
16 13 (1.12%) CheckPoint
16 13 (1.12%) Splunk
Bristol, Avon
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Pension, PMI, LA, 25 days hols,
Posted: 46 minutes ago
Dorchester, Dorset
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000-55,000 dependent on person
Posted: 49 minutes ago
Dorchester, Dorset
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000-40,000 dependent on the person
Posted: 50 minutes ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25000 - 30000
Posted: 19 hours ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Harris Global
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + benefits & bonus
Posted: 20 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Connectus
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Excellent packages plu benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000 - 70,000 plus excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Chippenham, Wiltshire
The People Network
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + plus superb benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
The People Network
Salary: superb benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cornwall
IO Associates
Salary: Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £23000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £26000.00 - £28000.00 per annum + On-call
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
CGI
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucestershire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Competitive + bonus + pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucestershire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucestershire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucestershire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Sanderson
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £65000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
South West
Ashton Consulting Group Ltd
Salary: Dependent on experience
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £38000 - £48000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £52,000-85,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000- 85,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £28000 - £40000 per annum + Pension + Medical
Posted: 2 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
2M Employment Solutions
Salary: £25000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago