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

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Clearance
Rank 23 38 12
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -26
Permanent jobs citing Security Cleared 564 309 754
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 9.07% 5.82% 13.60%
As % of the Qualifications category 29.36% 19.57% 36.27%
Number of salaries quoted 422 258 654
Average salary £43,000 £40,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.50% +1.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,500 £25,258
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £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
1921 1579 2079
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 30.88% 29.73% 37.50%
Number of salaries quoted 1580 1348 1808
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 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 22 October 2014.

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 22 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
Gloucestershire +12 174 £45,000 +12.50% 30
Bristol +15 167 £45,000 +20.00% 31
Wiltshire +19 120 £37,500 -23.07% 21
Somerset +19 55 £29,712 -3.84% 13
Dorset -11 12 £32,500 -23.52% 3
Devon -14 11 £29,000 -14.70% 4
Avon - 1 £52,500 -
Security Cleared
England

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, 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.

1 554 (57.53%) SC Cleared
2 248 (25.75%) DV Cleared
3 229 (23.78%) Degree
4 202 (20.98%) Java
5 187 (19.42%) Windows
6 174 (18.07%) Linux
7 172 (17.86%) Microsoft
8 160 (16.61%) C++
9 148 (15.37%) Software Engineering
10 145 (15.06%) ITIL
11 143 (14.85%) SQL
12 142 (14.75%) Agile Software Development
13 138 (14.33%) C
14 137 (14.23%) C#
15 132 (13.71%) Oracle
16 124 (12.88%) JavaScript
17 116 (12.05%) HTML
18 114 (11.84%) VMware
19 106 (11.01%) Computer Science
20 103 (10.70%) Finance
21 96 (9.97%) Cisco
22 92 (9.55%) UNIX
23 91 (9.45%) MS Excel
24 89 (9.24%) UML
25 84 (8.72%) Aerospace
26 83 (8.62%) Telecoms
26 83 (8.62%) Python
27 78 (8.10%) SQL Server
28 72 (7.48%) Firewall
29 69 (7.17%) .NET

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

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, 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 37 (3.84%) MS Exchange
2 35 (3.63%) SharePoint
3 29 (3.01%) Exchange Server 2010
4 27 (2.80%) Apache
5 25 (2.60%) Joomla!
6 24 (2.49%) Alfresco
7 22 (2.28%) ArcGIS
8 20 (2.08%) WebLogic
8 20 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2003
9 19 (1.97%) Exchange Server 2000
10 16 (1.66%) JBoss
11 14 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2007
12 13 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2013
12 13 (1.35%) Lync
13 10 (1.04%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 6 (0.62%) IIS
15 3 (0.31%) CMS
16 2 (0.21%) Tomcat
16 2 (0.21%) Oracle Application Server
16 2 (0.21%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 91 (9.45%) MS Excel
2 36 (3.74%) MS Office
3 11 (1.14%) MS PowerPoint
4 10 (1.04%) MS Project
5 9 (0.93%) MS Visio
6 8 (0.83%) Simulink
7 7 (0.73%) FrameMaker
7 7 (0.73%) Acrobat
8 4 (0.42%) Spreadsheet
9 3 (0.31%) Adobe Captivate
9 3 (0.31%) AutoCAD
10 1 (0.10%) InfoPath
10 1 (0.10%) Revit
10 1 (0.10%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 4 (0.42%) Oracle Financials
1 4 (0.42%) Maximo
1 4 (0.42%) assyst
2 2 (0.21%) Oracle SCM
2 2 (0.21%) Oracle ERP
2 2 (0.21%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (0.21%) Oracle Payables
2 2 (0.21%) Oracle Receivables
2 2 (0.21%) Oracle General Ledger
2 2 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.10%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.10%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.10%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.10%) Oracle CRM
3 1 (0.10%) Teamcenter
3 1 (0.10%) SAP QM
3 1 (0.10%) SAP PP
Cloud Services
1 5 (0.52%) SaaS
2 3 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.21%) IaaS
4 1 (0.10%) Office 365
4 1 (0.10%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 72 (7.48%) Firewall
2 55 (5.71%) Internet
3 49 (5.09%) WAN
4 44 (4.57%) TCP/IP
5 40 (4.15%) DHCP
6 38 (3.95%) DNS
7 37 (3.84%) LAN
8 30 (3.12%) VPN
8 30 (3.12%) SAN
9 28 (2.91%) Network Security
10 22 (2.28%) Wireless
10 22 (2.28%) IPv6
11 21 (2.18%) IPv4
11 21 (2.18%) SSL
12 20 (2.08%) VoIP
13 17 (1.77%) HTTP
14 14 (1.45%) Wireshark
15 13 (1.35%) IPsec
16 11 (1.14%) Unified Communications
16 11 (1.14%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (8.10%) SQL Server
2 32 (3.32%) Oracle Database
3 31 (3.22%) MySQL
4 29 (3.01%) Oracle Database 11g
5 27 (2.80%) MongoDB
6 21 (2.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 17 (1.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 16 (1.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 14 (1.45%) Hadoop
10 12 (1.25%) PostgreSQL
11 10 (1.04%) Apache Accumulo
12 9 (0.93%) Relational Database
12 9 (0.93%) RDBMS
13 8 (0.83%) Oracle Database 10g
14 7 (0.73%) Data Warehouse
15 6 (0.62%) SQL Server 2008
16 5 (0.52%) SQL Server 2012
16 5 (0.52%) Oracle Reports
17 4 (0.42%) Oracle BI EE
18 3 (0.31%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 42 (4.36%) Subversion
2 34 (3.53%) Maven
2 34 (3.53%) Rational DOORS
3 25 (2.60%) Ant
4 24 (2.49%) Apache Ivy
5 22 (2.28%) GDB
6 18 (1.87%) Oracle APEX
7 15 (1.56%) GCC
7 15 (1.56%) LoadRunner
8 12 (1.25%) Oracle Forms
8 12 (1.25%) Visual Studio
9 9 (0.93%) Jenkins
10 8 (0.83%) QuickTest Pro
11 7 (0.73%) WinDbg
12 6 (0.62%) Team Foundation Server
13 5 (0.52%) Rational Performance Tester
13 5 (0.52%) Bugzilla
14 4 (0.42%) SpecFlow
14 4 (0.42%) Selenium
15 3 (0.31%) JIRA
General
1 103 (10.70%) Finance
2 84 (8.72%) Aerospace
3 83 (8.62%) Telecoms
4 45 (4.67%) Banking
5 36 (3.74%) Military
5 36 (3.74%) Legal
6 24 (2.49%) Electronics
7 22 (2.28%) Advertising
8 11 (1.14%) Law
9 10 (1.04%) Manufacturing
10 7 (0.73%) Marketing
10 7 (0.73%) Automotive
11 3 (0.31%) Local Government
11 3 (0.31%) Games
11 3 (0.31%) Retail
12 2 (0.21%) Billing
13 1 (0.10%) French Language
13 1 (0.10%) Spanish Language
13 1 (0.10%) Avionics
13 1 (0.10%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 156 (16.20%) Developer
2 130 (13.50%) Consultant
3 104 (10.80%) Software Engineer
4 99 (10.28%) Architect
5 68 (7.06%) Analyst
6 58 (6.02%) Java Developer
7 43 (4.47%) Technical Architect
8 39 (4.05%) Systems Engineer
9 37 (3.84%) Project Manager
10 36 (3.74%) Support Engineer
11 31 (3.22%) C++ Developer
12 28 (2.91%) Network Engineer
13 25 (2.60%) Designer
13 25 (2.60%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 23 (2.39%) Applications Support
15 21 (2.18%) Graduate
15 21 (2.18%) .NET Developer
15 21 (2.18%) GIS Consultant
16 20 (2.08%) Security Consultant
17 19 (1.97%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 116 (12.05%) HTML
2 69 (7.17%) .NET
3 64 (6.65%) XML
4 52 (5.40%) CSS
5 51 (5.30%) J2EE
6 45 (4.67%) HTML5
7 39 (4.05%) Hibernate
8 37 (3.84%) Apache Flex
9 36 (3.74%) Spring
10 33 (3.43%) Spring MVC
11 32 (3.32%) XHTML
11 32 (3.32%) JPA
12 30 (3.12%) Web Services
12 30 (3.12%) Middleware
13 28 (2.91%) SOAP
14 24 (2.49%) WSDL
14 24 (2.49%) Spring Web Flow
14 24 (2.49%) Dojo
15 19 (1.97%) jQuery
16 18 (1.87%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 106 (11.01%) Computer Science
2 60 (6.23%) Open Source
3 58 (6.02%) GIS
4 50 (5.19%) Management Information System
5 42 (4.36%) Analytical Skills
5 42 (4.36%) Mathematics
6 38 (3.95%) PKI
7 36 (3.74%) RIA
8 20 (2.08%) Enterprise Software
9 15 (1.56%) CESG
10 13 (1.35%) Algorithms
11 12 (1.25%) Client/Server
11 12 (1.25%) User Experience
12 11 (1.14%) RMADS
12 11 (1.14%) Clustering
12 11 (1.14%) Blackberry
13 9 (0.93%) Digital Media
14 8 (0.83%) Embedded Systems
15 7 (0.73%) CMDB
15 7 (0.73%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 187 (19.42%) Windows
2 174 (18.07%) Linux
3 92 (9.55%) UNIX
4 31 (3.22%) Android
5 29 (3.01%) Windows Server 2008
5 29 (3.01%) Windows Server 2003
6 28 (2.91%) Windows 7
7 25 (2.60%) Apple iOS
8 21 (2.18%) Solaris
9 20 (2.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 19 (1.97%) Windows XP
11 16 (1.66%) HPUX
12 14 (1.45%) Windows Server 2012
13 11 (1.14%) Windows 8
14 9 (0.93%) Windows Vista
15 8 (0.83%) Windows 2000
16 6 (0.62%) Debian
16 6 (0.62%) Ubuntu
17 2 (0.21%) AIX
17 2 (0.21%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 148 (15.37%) Software Engineering
2 145 (15.06%) ITIL
3 142 (14.75%) Agile Software Development
4 89 (9.24%) UML
5 69 (7.17%) Project Management
6 56 (5.82%) Web Development
7 54 (5.61%) OO
8 51 (5.30%) Information Security
9 49 (5.09%) TDD
10 44 (4.57%) Scrum
11 42 (4.36%) Service Management
12 40 (4.15%) Mentoring
13 37 (3.84%) Continuous Integration
13 37 (3.84%) Waterfall
13 37 (3.84%) MVC
14 35 (3.63%) PRINCE2
15 33 (3.43%) Cyber Security
15 33 (3.43%) Network Design
16 30 (3.12%) Time Management
16 30 (3.12%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 202 (20.98%) Java
2 160 (16.61%) C++
3 143 (14.85%) SQL
4 138 (14.33%) C
5 137 (14.23%) C#
6 124 (12.88%) JavaScript
7 83 (8.62%) Python
8 42 (4.36%) Shell Script
9 36 (3.74%) PowerShell
10 35 (3.63%) VB
11 34 (3.53%) Perl
12 29 (3.01%) Bash Shell
13 22 (2.28%) Ruby
14 17 (1.77%) PL/SQL
15 16 (1.66%) T-SQL
15 16 (1.66%) PHP
16 12 (1.25%) MATLAB
17 9 (0.93%) Delphi
18 8 (0.83%) Ada
18 8 (0.83%) Fortran
Qualifications
1 554 (57.53%) SC Cleared
2 248 (25.75%) DV Cleared
3 229 (23.78%) Degree
4 51 (5.30%) Cisco Certification
5 33 (3.43%) ISEB
6 29 (3.01%) CCNP
7 25 (2.60%) CCNA
8 21 (2.18%) MCP
9 20 (2.08%) ISTQB
10 17 (1.77%) HNC
11 14 (1.45%) Microsoft Certification
12 12 (1.25%) MCSE
12 12 (1.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 11 (1.14%) HND
14 10 (1.04%) CISSP
15 9 (0.93%) JNCIS
15 9 (0.93%) ITIL Certification
15 9 (0.93%) PhD
16 8 (0.83%) CEH
16 8 (0.83%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (3.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 23 (2.39%) QA
3 14 (1.45%) SLA
4 13 (1.35%) PCI DSS
4 13 (1.35%) HMG Infosec
4 13 (1.35%) ISO 9001
5 11 (1.14%) IEC 61508
6 9 (0.93%) DO-178B
7 6 (0.62%) TickIT
8 4 (0.42%) JSP 440
9 2 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 17799
10 1 (0.10%) BS7799
10 1 (0.10%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 68 (7.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 67 (6.96%) Active Directory
3 40 (4.15%) VMware ESX
4 33 (3.43%) Hyper-V
5 32 (3.32%) Terminal Services
6 24 (2.49%) vSphere
7 13 (1.35%) XenApp
8 12 (1.25%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 6 (0.62%) VMware ESXi
10 5 (0.52%) Microsoft App-V
11 4 (0.42%) ISA Server
11 4 (0.42%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 3 (0.31%) XenDesktop
12 3 (0.31%) Snort
13 2 (0.21%) Nmap
14 1 (0.10%) XenServer
14 1 (0.10%) KVM
14 1 (0.10%) ProxySG
14 1 (0.10%) NFS
Systems Management
1 21 (2.18%) NetBackup
2 18 (1.87%) SCCM
3 17 (1.77%) HP Quality Center
3 17 (1.77%) Nagios
4 15 (1.56%) OpenView
5 14 (1.45%) OPNET
6 10 (1.04%) Norton AntiVirus
6 10 (1.04%) Backup Exec
6 10 (1.04%) CA Spectrum
6 10 (1.04%) SolarWinds Orion
7 6 (0.62%) Tivoli
8 5 (0.52%) Check_MK
8 5 (0.52%) McAfee ePO
8 5 (0.52%) Netcool
8 5 (0.52%) ARCserve
9 4 (0.42%) CiscoWorks
9 4 (0.42%) Netcool/OMNIbus
10 3 (0.31%) WSUS
10 3 (0.31%) SCOM
10 3 (0.31%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 172 (17.86%) Microsoft
2 132 (13.71%) Oracle
3 114 (11.84%) VMware
4 96 (9.97%) Cisco
5 65 (6.75%) HP
5 65 (6.75%) Juniper
6 55 (5.71%) Citrix
7 44 (4.57%) F5
7 44 (4.57%) ESRI
8 42 (4.36%) Adobe
9 30 (3.12%) Red Hat
10 26 (2.70%) CheckPoint
11 24 (2.49%) IBM
12 23 (2.39%) Symantec
13 17 (1.77%) Remedy
14 16 (1.66%) Salesforce.com
14 16 (1.66%) Riverbed
14 16 (1.66%) SolarWinds
15 13 (1.35%) NetApp
16 11 (1.14%) NetScout
South West
Brimstone Consulting
Posted: 14 hours ago
Corsham, Wiltshire
DMS Computer Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum £30-40K pa + benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Gloucestershire
set2recruit
Posted: 19 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
South West
Brimstone Consulting
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bath, Avon
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucestershire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
set2recruit
Salary: £50000 - £70000 Per Annum Plus Bonus, Benefits & Car Allowan
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £30,000 to £60,000 per annum plus competitive package
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
CGI
Salary: £25000 - £38000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Salisbury, Wiltshire
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £40000 to £50000 per annum - generous benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Corsham, Wiltshire
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
Weymouth, Dorset
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 50,000
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Salisbury, Wiltshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £100000 per annum + Commensurate on Experience
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Experis Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
The People Network
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + superb benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
The People Network
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per week + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
The People Network
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Superb Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago