The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Clearance
Rank 33 16 12
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -4
Permanent jobs citing Security Cleared 409 573 764
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 7.05% 10.67% 13.50%
As % of the Qualifications category 25.00% 30.67% 35.44%
Number of salaries quoted 317 485 630
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +3.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,500 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,200 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
+4.76% -4.54%
Qualifications Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1636 1868 2156
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 28.18% 34.80% 38.10%
Number of salaries quoted 1334 1607 1866
Average salary £40,000 £38,414 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.13% -3.96%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £26,000 £27,300
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Security Cleared
England

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 17 April 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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Gloucestershire -2 200 £40,000 -5.88% 22
Bristol -12 79 £40,000 -11.11% 15
Wiltshire -5 65 £36,000 -19.10% 24
Somerset -19 26 £37,500 -6.25% 18
Dorset -26 18 £44,000 +17.33% 6
Devon +2 15 £36,500 -10.42% 3
Avon - 1 £45,000 -
Security Cleared
England

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 358 (47.80%) SC Cleared
2 236 (31.51%) DV Cleared
3 207 (27.64%) Linux
4 201 (26.84%) Java
5 177 (23.63%) C++
6 164 (21.90%) Software Engineering
7 156 (20.83%) Windows
8 154 (20.56%) Degree
9 148 (19.76%) C
10 139 (18.56%) SQL
11 121 (16.15%) ITIL
12 118 (15.75%) Microsoft
13 116 (15.49%) C#
14 100 (13.35%) UNIX
15 95 (12.68%) JavaScript
16 92 (12.28%) Oracle
17 90 (12.02%) MS Excel
17 90 (12.02%) Computer Science
18 79 (10.55%) VMware
19 69 (9.21%) Citrix
20 67 (8.95%) Project Management
21 65 (8.68%) HTML
22 63 (8.41%) Agile Software Development
23 62 (8.28%) J2EE
24 60 (8.01%) Finance
25 58 (7.74%) Telecoms
25 58 (7.74%) HP
25 58 (7.74%) Information Assurance
25 58 (7.74%) Network Security
26 55 (7.34%) Web Development

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 52 (6.94%) WebLogic
2 35 (4.67%) Apache
3 24 (3.20%) MS Exchange
4 22 (2.94%) SharePoint
5 14 (1.87%) ArcGIS
6 12 (1.60%) Exchange Server 2003
7 11 (1.47%) Tomcat
8 10 (1.34%) IIS
8 10 (1.34%) Exchange Server 2010
9 9 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2007
9 9 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2000
10 8 (1.07%) Exchange Server 2013
11 6 (0.80%) GlassFish
11 6 (0.80%) SharePoint 2010
11 6 (0.80%) WebSphere
12 5 (0.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 4 (0.53%) GroupWise
14 2 (0.27%) WebSphere Application Server
14 2 (0.27%) CMS
14 2 (0.27%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 90 (12.02%) MS Excel
2 44 (5.87%) MS Office
3 24 (3.20%) MS Project
4 7 (0.93%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.40%) AutoCAD
5 3 (0.40%) Windchill
5 3 (0.40%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.27%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.13%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.13%) Adobe Captivate
7 1 (0.13%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 4 (0.53%) Teamcenter
2 2 (0.27%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.27%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.27%) Maximo
3 1 (0.13%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.13%) assyst
3 1 (0.13%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.13%) Oracle CRM
3 1 (0.13%) Oracle HRMS
3 1 (0.13%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.13%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 5 (0.67%) SaaS
2 4 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 58 (7.74%) Network Security
2 48 (6.41%) SAN
3 42 (5.61%) Firewall
4 40 (5.34%) TCP/IP
5 39 (5.21%) DHCP
5 39 (5.21%) HTTP
6 27 (3.60%) Internet
7 25 (3.34%) DNS
7 25 (3.34%) LAN
8 24 (3.20%) WAN
9 21 (2.80%) SSL
10 16 (2.14%) VPN
11 11 (1.47%) SNMP
11 11 (1.47%) Wireshark
12 8 (1.07%) SMTP
12 8 (1.07%) Cisco ASA
12 8 (1.07%) NAS
12 8 (1.07%) tcpdump
12 8 (1.07%) Wireless
13 7 (0.93%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (6.01%) SQL Server
2 29 (3.87%) Oracle Database
3 27 (3.60%) MySQL
4 20 (2.67%) Oracle Database 11g
5 12 (1.60%) Relational Database
6 9 (1.20%) RDBMS
6 9 (1.20%) PostgreSQL
7 6 (0.80%) SQL Server 2005
7 6 (0.80%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (0.53%) Hadoop
8 4 (0.53%) Oracle Database 10g
8 4 (0.53%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (0.40%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (0.40%) Crystal Reports
9 3 (0.40%) Oracle Reports
9 3 (0.40%) MongoDB
9 3 (0.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (0.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (0.27%) NoSQL
10 2 (0.27%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 16 (2.14%) Rational DOORS
2 15 (2.00%) LoadRunner
3 12 (1.60%) Subversion
4 7 (0.93%) QuickTest Pro
5 5 (0.67%) Maven
5 5 (0.67%) Ant
6 4 (0.53%) ClearCase
6 4 (0.53%) Eclipse
7 3 (0.40%) Oracle APEX
7 3 (0.40%) Visual Studio
7 3 (0.40%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 3 (0.40%) Apache Ivy
8 2 (0.27%) Eclipse RCP
8 2 (0.27%) PhoneGap
8 2 (0.27%) PeopleTools
8 2 (0.27%) Git (software)
8 2 (0.27%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.13%) Selenium
9 1 (0.13%) Metasploit
9 1 (0.13%) MSI
General
1 60 (8.01%) Finance
2 58 (7.74%) Telecoms
3 54 (7.21%) Military
4 37 (4.94%) Aerospace
5 21 (2.80%) Legal
6 13 (1.74%) Electronics
7 12 (1.60%) Local Government
8 8 (1.07%) Marketing
8 8 (1.07%) Retail
9 7 (0.93%) Manufacturing
9 7 (0.93%) Back Office
10 5 (0.67%) Law
10 5 (0.67%) Avionics
11 4 (0.53%) Banking
11 4 (0.53%) Advertising
12 1 (0.13%) Publishing
12 1 (0.13%) Games
12 1 (0.13%) French Language
12 1 (0.13%) Italian Language
12 1 (0.13%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 98 (13.08%) Consultant
2 95 (12.68%) Software Engineer
2 95 (12.68%) Developer
3 73 (9.75%) Analyst
4 53 (7.08%) Architect
5 34 (4.54%) Systems Engineer
6 26 (3.47%) Administrator
7 25 (3.34%) Applications Support
8 23 (3.07%) Technical Consultant
8 23 (3.07%) Java Developer
9 20 (2.67%) Development Engineer
10 19 (2.54%) Senior Software Engineer
11 18 (2.40%) Software Developer
11 18 (2.40%) Security Manager
12 17 (2.27%) Project Manager
13 16 (2.14%) C# Developer
14 15 (2.00%) Team Leader
14 15 (2.00%) Security Specialist
14 15 (2.00%) Systems Administrator
14 15 (2.00%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (8.68%) HTML
2 62 (8.28%) J2EE
3 46 (6.14%) .NET
4 41 (5.47%) Hibernate
5 37 (4.94%) EJB
6 33 (4.41%) Spring
7 32 (4.27%) XML
7 32 (4.27%) Qt
8 21 (2.80%) Middleware
9 17 (2.27%) Web Services
10 15 (2.00%) jQuery
11 14 (1.87%) FreeMarker
11 14 (1.87%) HTML5
11 14 (1.87%) ASP.NET
12 12 (1.60%) CSS
13 11 (1.47%) JSF
14 10 (1.34%) GWT
15 8 (1.07%) STL
16 7 (0.93%) Apache Flex
17 6 (0.80%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 90 (12.02%) Computer Science
2 53 (7.08%) Management Information System
3 43 (5.74%) PKI
4 34 (4.54%) iPhone
5 31 (4.14%) Mobile App
6 30 (4.01%) GIS
7 28 (3.74%) Clustering
8 22 (2.94%) Mathematics
9 16 (2.14%) Open Source
10 14 (1.87%) RMADS
10 14 (1.87%) Device Driver
11 12 (1.60%) NHS
12 11 (1.47%) Human Factors
13 9 (1.20%) CESG
13 9 (1.20%) Cryptography
14 7 (0.93%) SCADA
14 7 (0.93%) Visualisation
15 6 (0.80%) Data Protection Act
15 6 (0.80%) Statistics
15 6 (0.80%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 207 (27.64%) Linux
2 156 (20.83%) Windows
3 100 (13.35%) UNIX
4 50 (6.68%) Solaris
5 45 (6.01%) HPUX
5 45 (6.01%) Android
6 32 (4.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 23 (3.07%) Windows Server 2008
8 19 (2.54%) Windows Server 2003
9 15 (2.00%) Windows XP
10 12 (1.60%) Windows 7
11 7 (0.93%) Apple iOS
11 7 (0.93%) Windows Server 2012
12 6 (0.80%) AIX
13 5 (0.67%) VxWorks
14 3 (0.40%) Windows Vista
15 2 (0.27%) Windows 2000 Server
15 2 (0.27%) Windows 2000
16 1 (0.13%) LynxOS
16 1 (0.13%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 164 (21.90%) Software Engineering
2 121 (16.15%) ITIL
3 67 (8.95%) Project Management
4 63 (8.41%) Agile Software Development
5 58 (7.74%) Information Assurance
6 55 (7.34%) Web Development
6 55 (7.34%) Information Security
7 49 (6.54%) Cyber Security
8 43 (5.74%) Service Management
8 43 (5.74%) UML
9 41 (5.47%) Configuration Management
10 37 (4.94%) OO
11 36 (4.81%) Risk Management
12 35 (4.67%) User Acceptance Testing
13 31 (4.14%) Continuous Integration
14 28 (3.74%) Service Delivery
14 28 (3.74%) Android Development
14 28 (3.74%) iOS Development
15 27 (3.60%) Software Architecture
16 25 (3.34%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 201 (26.84%) Java
2 177 (23.63%) C++
3 148 (19.76%) C
4 139 (18.56%) SQL
5 116 (15.49%) C#
6 95 (12.68%) JavaScript
7 55 (7.34%) Shell Script
8 47 (6.28%) Python
9 46 (6.14%) Perl
10 34 (4.54%) VB
11 23 (3.07%) MATLAB
12 17 (2.27%) Bash Shell
13 14 (1.87%) Ruby
14 11 (1.47%) PowerShell
14 11 (1.47%) Assembly Language
15 9 (1.20%) VB.NET
15 9 (1.20%) PHP
16 7 (0.93%) Ada
16 7 (0.93%) Embedded C
17 5 (0.67%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 358 (47.80%) SC Cleared
2 236 (31.51%) DV Cleared
3 154 (20.56%) Degree
4 42 (5.61%) ISEB
5 37 (4.94%) CISSP
6 19 (2.54%) Cisco Certification
7 15 (2.00%) CCNA
8 13 (1.74%) GCIA
8 13 (1.74%) GCIH
8 13 (1.74%) GCFA
8 13 (1.74%) CCNP
9 11 (1.47%) CEH
9 11 (1.47%) CISM
10 10 (1.34%) MCP
10 10 (1.34%) Microsoft Certification
11 9 (1.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 7 (0.93%) HND
12 7 (0.93%) CISA
13 6 (0.80%) ISTQB
13 6 (0.80%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (6.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 25 (3.34%) JSP 440
3 22 (2.94%) SLA
4 9 (1.20%) HMG Infosec
4 9 (1.20%) PCI DSS
5 8 (1.07%) DO-178B
5 8 (1.07%) QA
6 6 (0.80%) IEC 61508
7 5 (0.67%) ISO 9001
7 5 (0.67%) TickIT
8 4 (0.53%) JTAG
9 3 (0.40%) BS7799
9 3 (0.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 1 (0.13%) ISO 14001
10 1 (0.13%) DO-160
System Software
1 48 (6.41%) Active Directory
1 48 (6.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 30 (4.01%) VMware ESX
3 25 (3.34%) vSphere
4 23 (3.07%) Hyper-V
5 15 (2.00%) Terminal Services
6 11 (1.47%) XenApp
7 5 (0.67%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (0.67%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 3 (0.40%) NFS
8 3 (0.40%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (0.40%) Snort
8 3 (0.40%) Xen
8 3 (0.40%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 2 (0.27%) Oracle RMAN
9 2 (0.27%) Postfix
9 2 (0.27%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.13%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 34 (4.54%) NetBackup
2 12 (1.60%) HP Quality Center
3 10 (1.34%) Backup Exec
4 8 (1.07%) Nagios
5 7 (0.93%) SCCM
6 6 (0.80%) OpenView
7 5 (0.67%) McAfee ePO
8 4 (0.53%) HP SIM
8 4 (0.53%) SCOM
9 3 (0.40%) Tivoli
9 3 (0.40%) WSUS
10 2 (0.27%) CA Spectrum
10 2 (0.27%) Hyperic
10 2 (0.27%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 2 (0.27%) CiscoWorks
10 2 (0.27%) Legato
10 2 (0.27%) ARCserve
10 2 (0.27%) Norton AntiVirus
10 2 (0.27%) Cacti
10 2 (0.27%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 118 (15.75%) Microsoft
2 92 (12.28%) Oracle
3 79 (10.55%) VMware
4 69 (9.21%) Citrix
5 58 (7.74%) HP
6 55 (7.34%) Cisco
7 38 (5.07%) Red Hat
8 31 (4.14%) BT
9 30 (4.01%) JBoss
10 27 (3.60%) Juniper
11 26 (3.47%) Symantec
12 25 (3.34%) NetApp
13 23 (3.07%) Veritas
14 19 (2.54%) Brocade
15 17 (2.27%) IBM
16 16 (2.14%) ESRI
16 16 (2.14%) F5
17 14 (1.87%) SolarWinds
17 14 (1.87%) Saba
18 13 (1.74%) McAfee
Dorset
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £38000 - £48000 per annum
Posted: 30 minutes ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: up to 46k + excellent benefits
Posted: 42 minutes ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35000 - 42000
Posted: 48 minutes ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: upto 46k + excellent benefits
Posted: 49 minutes ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40000 - 45000
Posted: 50 minutes ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £30000 - £33000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Bristol, Avon
Connectus
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Connectus
Salary: £75000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Wiltshire
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £65000 Per Annum potentially flexible for the right
Posted: 21 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Experis Engineering
Salary: £52000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Advantage Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Devon
Roc Search
Salary: £23000 - £33000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Salisbury, Wiltshire
Connectus
Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Corsham, Wiltshire
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £70000 Per Annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £35,000 to £70,000 per annum plus outstanding package
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £60,000 to £85,000 per annum plus outstanding package
Posted: 2 days ago