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

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Clearance
Rank 22 33 19
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -14
Permanent jobs citing Security Cleared 551 343 572
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 9.27% 6.51% 10.52%
As % of the Qualifications category 27.90% 22.73% 28.80%
Number of salaries quoted 384 281 423
Average salary £45,000 £38,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.88% -3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £53,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £46,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+9.41% +6.25%
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
1975 1509 1986
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 33.22% 28.66% 36.53%
Number of salaries quoted 1585 1236 1655
Average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £23,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £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 27 February 2015.

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 27 February 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
Gloucestershire +1 185 £50,000 +26.58% 37
Bristol +40 139 £45,000 +5.88% 19
Wiltshire +15 118 £38,000 +0.07% 26
Somerset +30 49 £44,500 +31.16% 4
Dorset -24 20 £38,750 +23.01% 3
Devon -10 11 £60,000 +100.00% 4
Avon - 7 £55,000 -
Security Cleared
England

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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.

1 775 (67.27%) SC Cleared
2 334 (28.99%) DV Cleared
3 220 (19.10%) Java
4 215 (18.66%) Microsoft
5 213 (18.49%) Windows
6 212 (18.40%) ITIL
7 198 (17.19%) Degree
8 195 (16.93%) SQL
9 187 (16.23%) Linux
10 177 (15.36%) Agile Software Development
11 167 (14.50%) Oracle
12 163 (14.15%) C
13 153 (13.28%) HTML
14 151 (13.11%) Software Engineering
15 147 (12.76%) Finance
16 143 (12.41%) C#
17 142 (12.33%) JavaScript
18 138 (11.98%) SQL Server
19 137 (11.89%) C++
20 126 (10.94%) Cisco
21 120 (10.42%) .NET
21 120 (10.42%) VMware
22 118 (10.24%) Firewall
23 108 (9.38%) CSS
24 106 (9.20%) MS Excel
25 100 (8.68%) UNIX
26 95 (8.25%) XML
27 93 (8.07%) Active Directory
28 91 (7.90%) UML
29 87 (7.55%) J2EE

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 87 (7.55%) SharePoint
2 40 (3.47%) WebLogic
3 36 (3.13%) MS Exchange
4 33 (2.86%) Joomla!
5 26 (2.26%) Alfresco
6 25 (2.17%) SharePoint 2010
7 23 (2.00%) IIS
8 19 (1.65%) Exchange Server 2010
8 19 (1.65%) Exchange Server 2013
9 18 (1.56%) SharePoint 2013
9 18 (1.56%) JBoss
9 18 (1.56%) WebSphere
10 16 (1.39%) ArcGIS
11 13 (1.13%) Tomcat
12 12 (1.04%) Apache
12 12 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2003
13 9 (0.78%) Lync
13 9 (0.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 9 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2000
14 7 (0.61%) CMS
Applications
1 106 (9.20%) MS Excel
2 41 (3.56%) MS Office
3 20 (1.74%) MS Project
4 11 (0.95%) MS PowerPoint
5 7 (0.61%) MS Visio
6 5 (0.43%) FastStats
7 4 (0.35%) InfoPath
7 4 (0.35%) Spreadsheet
8 3 (0.26%) Adobe Captivate
8 3 (0.26%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 3 (0.26%) Simulink
8 3 (0.26%) Maya
8 3 (0.26%) 3ds Max
8 3 (0.26%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.087%) AutoCAD
9 1 (0.087%) PowerPivot
9 1 (0.087%) Revit
Business Applications
1 5 (0.43%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.26%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (0.26%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.17%) Oracle SCM
3 2 (0.17%) Oracle ERP
3 2 (0.17%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (0.17%) Oracle Financials
3 2 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.17%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.087%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.087%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.087%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.087%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.087%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.087%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.087%) assyst
4 1 (0.087%) SAP PP
4 1 (0.087%) SAP QM
Cloud Services
1 12 (1.04%) Office 365
2 7 (0.61%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (0.43%) SaaS
4 3 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.087%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 118 (10.24%) Firewall
2 63 (5.47%) WAN
2 63 (5.47%) DNS
3 54 (4.69%) TCP/IP
4 51 (4.43%) DHCP
5 50 (4.34%) LAN
6 49 (4.25%) Network Security
7 45 (3.91%) Internet
8 41 (3.56%) VPN
9 39 (3.39%) HTTP
10 34 (2.95%) SAN
11 30 (2.60%) SSL
12 25 (2.17%) Wireless
13 24 (2.08%) Cisco ASA
14 20 (1.74%) IPsec
15 17 (1.48%) VLAN
15 17 (1.48%) VoIP
16 16 (1.39%) LDAP
16 16 (1.39%) Unified Communications
17 15 (1.30%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 138 (11.98%) SQL Server
2 48 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 36 (3.13%) Oracle Database
3 36 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
4 34 (2.95%) MySQL
5 32 (2.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 32 (2.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 30 (2.60%) MongoDB
7 20 (1.74%) Oracle Database 11g
8 18 (1.56%) Relational Database
8 18 (1.56%) Hadoop
9 15 (1.30%) Oracle Reports
10 13 (1.13%) RDBMS
10 13 (1.13%) QlikView
11 11 (0.95%) Oracle Database 10g
11 11 (0.95%) Crystal Reports
12 9 (0.78%) PostgreSQL
12 9 (0.78%) Apache Accumulo
13 8 (0.69%) SQL Server 2008
13 8 (0.69%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 60 (5.21%) Maven
2 55 (4.77%) Subversion
3 30 (2.60%) Ant
4 28 (2.43%) Team Foundation Server
4 28 (2.43%) Jenkins
5 25 (2.17%) Oracle Forms
6 23 (2.00%) Visual Studio
6 23 (2.00%) Apache Ivy
7 16 (1.39%) Rational DOORS
8 12 (1.04%) Eclipse
8 12 (1.04%) JIRA
8 12 (1.04%) Oracle APEX
9 10 (0.87%) Rational Performance Tester
10 9 (0.78%) Hudson
10 9 (0.78%) Mercurial
11 8 (0.69%) LoadRunner
12 7 (0.61%) JUnit
13 6 (0.52%) JMeter
13 6 (0.52%) NetBeans
13 6 (0.52%) NUnit
General
1 147 (12.76%) Finance
2 87 (7.55%) Telecoms
3 72 (6.25%) Banking
4 58 (5.03%) Military
4 58 (5.03%) Aerospace
5 29 (2.52%) Legal
6 24 (2.08%) Advertising
7 18 (1.56%) Manufacturing
8 12 (1.04%) Electronics
9 9 (0.78%) Multimedia
9 9 (0.78%) Marketing
10 8 (0.69%) Retail
11 4 (0.35%) Publishing
11 4 (0.35%) Games
12 3 (0.26%) Local Government
13 2 (0.17%) French Language
13 2 (0.17%) Billing
14 1 (0.087%) Investment Banking
14 1 (0.087%) Spanish Language
14 1 (0.087%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 213 (18.49%) Developer
2 120 (10.42%) Architect
3 118 (10.24%) Analyst
4 108 (9.38%) Consultant
5 97 (8.42%) Software Engineer
6 76 (6.60%) Java Developer
7 69 (5.99%) Project Manager
8 42 (3.65%) Designer
9 39 (3.39%) Applications Developer
10 37 (3.21%) Business Analyst
11 36 (3.13%) Technical Architect
11 36 (3.13%) Systems Engineer
12 34 (2.95%) Network Engineer
12 34 (2.95%) Software Developer
13 33 (2.86%) Applications Support
13 33 (2.86%) .NET Developer
14 30 (2.60%) Administrator
15 28 (2.43%) Test Analyst
16 26 (2.26%) Solutions Architect
17 25 (2.17%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 153 (13.28%) HTML
2 120 (10.42%) .NET
3 108 (9.38%) CSS
4 95 (8.25%) XML
5 87 (7.55%) J2EE
6 63 (5.47%) HTML5
7 60 (5.21%) ASP.NET
8 54 (4.69%) Spring
9 43 (3.73%) Hibernate
9 43 (3.73%) Web Services
10 35 (3.04%) JSP
11 34 (2.95%) SOAP
11 34 (2.95%) Middleware
12 32 (2.78%) JPA
12 32 (2.78%) Apache Flex
13 30 (2.60%) Spring MVC
13 30 (2.60%) XHTML
14 27 (2.34%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 26 (2.26%) Spring Web Flow
15 26 (2.26%) Dojo
Miscellaneous
1 75 (6.51%) Computer Science
2 69 (5.99%) Open Source
3 56 (4.86%) Analytical Skills
4 51 (4.43%) Management Information System
5 33 (2.86%) GIS
6 32 (2.78%) RIA
7 29 (2.52%) Mathematics
8 25 (2.17%) Clustering
9 24 (2.08%) Enterprise Software
10 21 (1.82%) PKI
11 19 (1.65%) CESG
11 19 (1.65%) Client/Server
12 18 (1.56%) RMADS
13 17 (1.48%) Visualisation
13 17 (1.48%) Embedded Systems
14 15 (1.30%) Blackberry
15 14 (1.22%) Physics
16 11 (0.95%) Life Science
16 11 (0.95%) Artificial Intelligence
16 11 (0.95%) Neural Network
Operating Systems
1 213 (18.49%) Windows
2 187 (16.23%) Linux
3 100 (8.68%) UNIX
4 48 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
5 35 (3.04%) Windows Server 2003
6 34 (2.95%) Android
7 29 (2.52%) Windows Server 2012
8 26 (2.26%) Apple iOS
9 23 (2.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 18 (1.56%) Windows 7
11 12 (1.04%) Solaris
12 11 (0.95%) Windows XP
13 7 (0.61%) AIX
14 6 (0.52%) SUSE
15 5 (0.43%) Windows 8
16 4 (0.35%) Debian
16 4 (0.35%) Ubuntu
16 4 (0.35%) HPUX
17 1 (0.087%) Windows Vista
17 1 (0.087%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 212 (18.40%) ITIL
2 177 (15.36%) Agile Software Development
3 151 (13.11%) Software Engineering
4 91 (7.90%) UML
5 85 (7.38%) PRINCE2
6 80 (6.94%) Business Intelligence
6 80 (6.94%) Project Management
6 80 (6.94%) Information Security
7 68 (5.90%) Cyber Security
8 59 (5.12%) OO
9 58 (5.03%) MVC
10 49 (4.25%) Service Management
10 49 (4.25%) Time Management
10 49 (4.25%) Mentoring
11 46 (3.99%) Validation
12 42 (3.65%) Web Development
13 39 (3.39%) Business Analysis
14 36 (3.13%) Continuous Integration
14 36 (3.13%) Waterfall
15 35 (3.04%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 220 (19.10%) Java
2 195 (16.93%) SQL
3 163 (14.15%) C
4 143 (12.41%) C#
5 142 (12.33%) JavaScript
6 137 (11.89%) C++
7 78 (6.77%) Python
8 40 (3.47%) Bash Shell
9 36 (3.13%) PowerShell
10 34 (2.95%) PHP
11 31 (2.69%) Perl
12 24 (2.08%) Shell Script
13 23 (2.00%) PL/SQL
14 18 (1.56%) VB
15 16 (1.39%) T-SQL
16 11 (0.95%) Delphi
16 11 (0.95%) Ruby
17 10 (0.87%) MATLAB
18 8 (0.69%) VBA
18 8 (0.69%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 775 (67.27%) SC Cleared
2 334 (28.99%) DV Cleared
3 198 (17.19%) Degree
4 75 (6.51%) Cisco Certification
5 47 (4.08%) CCNA
6 40 (3.47%) CCNP
7 36 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
8 34 (2.95%) ISEB
9 24 (2.08%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 21 (1.82%) ISTQB
10 21 (1.82%) CISSP
11 19 (1.65%) VCP4
12 18 (1.56%) MCP
13 17 (1.48%) MCPD
14 16 (1.39%) ITIL Certification
15 13 (1.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 12 (1.04%) MCSE
16 12 (1.04%) JNCIS
17 11 (0.95%) HND
18 10 (0.87%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (3.65%) SLA
2 33 (2.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 15 (1.30%) QA
4 9 (0.78%) ISO 9001
4 9 (0.78%) JSP 440
4 9 (0.78%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.17%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.17%) TickIT
5 2 (0.17%) COBIT
6 1 (0.087%) CESG Infosec
6 1 (0.087%) ISO 9000
6 1 (0.087%) BS15000
System Software
1 93 (8.07%) Active Directory
2 61 (5.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 37 (3.21%) Hyper-V
4 21 (1.82%) VMware ESXi
5 17 (1.48%) XenApp
6 12 (1.04%) vCloud
7 11 (0.95%) Firmware
8 10 (0.87%) Terminal Services
9 9 (0.78%) VMware ESX
10 8 (0.69%) vSphere
11 6 (0.52%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 5 (0.43%) NFS
12 5 (0.43%) Snort
13 4 (0.35%) KVM
14 3 (0.26%) XenDesktop
14 3 (0.26%) Oracle RMAN
14 3 (0.26%) Oracle RAC
14 3 (0.26%) Forefront TMG
15 2 (0.17%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 2 (0.17%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 29 (2.52%) SCCM
1 29 (2.52%) SCOM
2 20 (1.74%) NetBackup
3 14 (1.22%) SCVMM
4 13 (1.13%) HP SIM
5 12 (1.04%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 12 (1.04%) HP Data Protector
6 11 (0.95%) WSUS
6 11 (0.95%) Nagios
7 10 (0.87%) Puppet
8 9 (0.78%) HP Quality Center
9 8 (0.69%) Hyperic
9 8 (0.69%) Tivoli
10 7 (0.61%) Netcool
11 6 (0.52%) OpenView
11 6 (0.52%) Backup Exec
11 6 (0.52%) Cisco CUCM
12 5 (0.43%) McAfee ePO
12 5 (0.43%) Norton AntiVirus
13 4 (0.35%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 215 (18.66%) Microsoft
2 167 (14.50%) Oracle
3 126 (10.94%) Cisco
4 120 (10.42%) VMware
5 62 (5.38%) HP
6 60 (5.21%) Juniper
7 43 (3.73%) CheckPoint
8 41 (3.56%) IBM
9 36 (3.13%) Adobe
9 36 (3.13%) Citrix
10 35 (3.04%) F5
11 29 (2.52%) Red Hat
11 29 (2.52%) Symantec
12 25 (2.17%) ESRI
13 23 (2.00%) Business Objects
14 17 (1.48%) Riverbed
15 16 (1.39%) SAP
16 14 (1.22%) McAfee
17 13 (1.13%) Salesforce.com
17 13 (1.13%) Avaya
South West
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Salary: DOE
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits excellent benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
Corsham, Wiltshire
DMS Computer Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum £30-40K pa + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Connectus
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Experis Ltd
Salary: £20000.00 - £28000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucestershire
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Pension + Medical
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £43000 per annum + pension , medical
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: Pension + Medical
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £30,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £30,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £30,000 to £60,000 per annum plus very competitive package
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucestershire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: benefits package
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £30,000 to £60,000 per annum + outstanding package
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum + outstanding package
Posted: 4 days ago
South West
Intonera Consulting Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum + Benefits (10% Car Allowance, Bonus, Pension
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Connectus
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Warminster, Wiltshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago