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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Clearance
Rank 21 40 23
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -17
Permanent jobs citing Security Cleared 596 354 544
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 9.49% 6.08% 9.53%
As % of the Qualifications category 30.25% 20.30% 27.47%
Number of salaries quoted 461 303 407
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £26,200 £25,858
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £46,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+8.23% +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
1970 1744 1980
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 31.37% 29.94% 34.70%
Number of salaries quoted 1590 1407 1653
Average salary £40,000 £38,370 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.24% +2.32%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £57,500
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 24 December 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 24 December 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 +29 192 £45,000 +12.50% 20
Gloucestershire +4 182 £50,000 +21.95% 26
Wiltshire +12 134 £38,000 -20.00% 11
Somerset +28 41 £37,500 +26.21% 6
Dorset -34 12 £43,750 +16.66% 1
Devon -17 8 £29,000 -15.94% 3
Security Cleared
England

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 708 (65.37%) SC Cleared
2 281 (25.95%) DV Cleared
3 216 (19.94%) Java
4 208 (19.21%) Degree
5 200 (18.47%) Windows
5 200 (18.47%) Microsoft
6 185 (17.08%) ITIL
7 182 (16.81%) Agile Software Development
8 181 (16.71%) Linux
9 180 (16.62%) SQL
10 152 (14.04%) Oracle
11 149 (13.76%) JavaScript
12 146 (13.48%) HTML
13 145 (13.39%) Software Engineering
14 144 (13.30%) C
15 141 (13.02%) Finance
16 140 (12.93%) C++
17 136 (12.56%) C#
18 114 (10.53%) MS Excel
19 113 (10.43%) SQL Server
19 113 (10.43%) VMware
20 107 (9.88%) Cisco
21 106 (9.79%) UML
22 102 (9.42%) Firewall
23 94 (8.68%) CSS
23 94 (8.68%) XML
24 92 (8.49%) .NET
24 92 (8.49%) UNIX
24 92 (8.49%) Telecoms
25 88 (8.13%) Active Directory

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 67 (6.19%) SharePoint
2 38 (3.51%) Joomla!
3 36 (3.32%) MS Exchange
4 31 (2.86%) Alfresco
5 29 (2.68%) WebLogic
6 22 (2.03%) JBoss
6 22 (2.03%) Exchange Server 2010
7 20 (1.85%) Apache
8 19 (1.75%) ArcGIS
9 16 (1.48%) Exchange Server 2003
9 16 (1.48%) WebSphere
9 16 (1.48%) Exchange Server 2013
9 16 (1.48%) SharePoint 2010
10 12 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2007
10 12 (1.11%) Tomcat
10 12 (1.11%) IIS
11 11 (1.02%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 11 (1.02%) SharePoint 2013
12 10 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2000
13 9 (0.83%) CMS
Applications
1 114 (10.53%) MS Excel
2 46 (4.25%) MS Office
3 15 (1.39%) MS Project
4 11 (1.02%) MS Visio
5 10 (0.92%) MS PowerPoint
6 6 (0.55%) Acrobat
6 6 (0.55%) Simulink
6 6 (0.55%) FrameMaker
7 4 (0.37%) Spreadsheet
8 3 (0.28%) FastStats
8 3 (0.28%) Maya
8 3 (0.28%) 3ds Max
8 3 (0.28%) Adobe Illustrator
8 3 (0.28%) Adobe Captivate
8 3 (0.28%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 2 (0.18%) AutoCAD
9 2 (0.18%) InfoPath
10 1 (0.092%) PowerPivot
10 1 (0.092%) Revit
Business Applications
1 4 (0.37%) assyst
2 3 (0.28%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.18%) Oracle Financials
3 2 (0.18%) Oracle ERP
3 2 (0.18%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (0.18%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.18%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.092%) SAP QM
4 1 (0.092%) SAP PP
4 1 (0.092%) Oracle SCM
4 1 (0.092%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.092%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.092%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 7 (0.65%) SaaS
2 4 (0.37%) Office 365
3 2 (0.18%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.18%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.092%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 102 (9.42%) Firewall
2 62 (5.72%) DNS
3 60 (5.54%) Internet
4 54 (4.99%) WAN
5 52 (4.80%) TCP/IP
6 50 (4.62%) DHCP
7 43 (3.97%) Network Security
8 40 (3.69%) LAN
9 35 (3.23%) VPN
9 35 (3.23%) SAN
10 30 (2.77%) SSL
10 30 (2.77%) HTTP
11 27 (2.49%) Wireless
12 17 (1.57%) VoIP
13 15 (1.39%) LDAP
13 15 (1.39%) IPv6
13 15 (1.39%) Telnet
13 15 (1.39%) IPsec
14 14 (1.29%) IPv4
15 13 (1.20%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 113 (10.43%) SQL Server
2 38 (3.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 36 (3.32%) Oracle Database
4 34 (3.14%) MongoDB
5 28 (2.59%) MySQL
6 27 (2.49%) Oracle Database 11g
7 25 (2.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 25 (2.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 24 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
9 15 (1.39%) Hadoop
10 14 (1.29%) PostgreSQL
11 13 (1.20%) Relational Database
12 11 (1.02%) Oracle Reports
12 11 (1.02%) RDBMS
12 11 (1.02%) Oracle Database 10g
13 10 (0.92%) QlikView
13 10 (0.92%) Crystal Reports
14 9 (0.83%) Apache Accumulo
15 7 (0.65%) SQL Server 2008
16 5 (0.46%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 55 (5.08%) Subversion
1 55 (5.08%) Maven
2 33 (3.05%) Ant
3 30 (2.77%) Apache Ivy
4 21 (1.94%) Team Foundation Server
5 20 (1.85%) Jenkins
5 20 (1.85%) Oracle Forms
6 19 (1.75%) Visual Studio
6 19 (1.75%) Oracle APEX
7 17 (1.57%) Rational DOORS
8 13 (1.20%) GDB
9 10 (0.92%) Rational Performance Tester
10 9 (0.83%) QuickTest Pro
10 9 (0.83%) LoadRunner
11 8 (0.74%) GCC
12 7 (0.65%) Mercurial
12 7 (0.65%) JIRA
13 6 (0.55%) JUnit
13 6 (0.55%) Selenium
13 6 (0.55%) Hudson
General
1 141 (13.02%) Finance
2 92 (8.49%) Telecoms
3 69 (6.37%) Banking
3 69 (6.37%) Aerospace
4 41 (3.79%) Military
5 34 (3.14%) Legal
6 31 (2.86%) Advertising
7 13 (1.20%) Manufacturing
8 12 (1.11%) Electronics
9 9 (0.83%) Marketing
10 7 (0.65%) Multimedia
11 6 (0.55%) Retail
11 6 (0.55%) Games
11 6 (0.55%) Automotive
12 4 (0.37%) Law
13 3 (0.28%) Local Government
14 2 (0.18%) French Language
14 2 (0.18%) Publishing
14 2 (0.18%) Billing
15 1 (0.092%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 200 (18.47%) Developer
2 118 (10.90%) Consultant
3 105 (9.70%) Architect
4 101 (9.33%) Software Engineer
5 95 (8.77%) Analyst
6 78 (7.20%) Java Developer
7 51 (4.71%) Project Manager
8 40 (3.69%) Technical Architect
9 35 (3.23%) Designer
10 33 (3.05%) Applications Developer
11 30 (2.77%) Support Engineer
12 29 (2.68%) Systems Engineer
12 29 (2.68%) Software Developer
13 27 (2.49%) Network Engineer
14 25 (2.31%) Business Analyst
14 25 (2.31%) .NET Developer
15 23 (2.12%) Security Consultant
15 23 (2.12%) Applications Support
16 21 (1.94%) Administrator
17 20 (1.85%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 146 (13.48%) HTML
2 94 (8.68%) CSS
2 94 (8.68%) XML
3 92 (8.49%) .NET
4 82 (7.57%) J2EE
5 63 (5.82%) HTML5
6 51 (4.71%) Spring
7 48 (4.43%) Hibernate
8 43 (3.97%) ASP.NET
9 41 (3.79%) Apache Flex
10 40 (3.69%) Spring MVC
10 40 (3.69%) JPA
11 39 (3.60%) Web Services
11 39 (3.60%) XHTML
12 36 (3.32%) SOAP
13 31 (2.86%) WSDL
13 31 (2.86%) Spring Web Flow
13 31 (2.86%) Middleware
13 31 (2.86%) Dojo
14 30 (2.77%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 86 (7.94%) Computer Science
2 76 (7.02%) Open Source
3 54 (4.99%) Analytical Skills
4 46 (4.25%) GIS
5 43 (3.97%) RIA
6 42 (3.88%) Management Information System
6 42 (3.88%) Mathematics
7 27 (2.49%) Enterprise Software
8 24 (2.22%) PKI
9 20 (1.85%) Client/Server
10 18 (1.66%) Clustering
11 17 (1.57%) CESG
12 16 (1.48%) RMADS
13 14 (1.29%) Blackberry
14 13 (1.20%) Embedded Systems
15 11 (1.02%) Visualisation
15 11 (1.02%) Algorithms
16 9 (0.83%) Life Science
17 8 (0.74%) Cryptography
17 8 (0.74%) Artificial Intelligence
Operating Systems
1 200 (18.47%) Windows
2 181 (16.71%) Linux
3 92 (8.49%) UNIX
4 50 (4.62%) Windows Server 2008
5 40 (3.69%) Android
6 38 (3.51%) Windows Server 2003
7 32 (2.95%) Apple iOS
8 26 (2.40%) Windows 7
9 23 (2.12%) Windows Server 2012
10 20 (1.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 11 (1.02%) Windows XP
11 11 (1.02%) Solaris
12 6 (0.55%) AIX
12 6 (0.55%) HPUX
12 6 (0.55%) Debian
12 6 (0.55%) Ubuntu
13 5 (0.46%) Windows 8
14 3 (0.28%) SUSE
15 2 (0.18%) Windows 2000 Server
15 2 (0.18%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 185 (17.08%) ITIL
2 182 (16.81%) Agile Software Development
3 145 (13.39%) Software Engineering
4 106 (9.79%) UML
5 85 (7.85%) Project Management
6 63 (5.82%) OO
7 62 (5.72%) PRINCE2
8 61 (5.63%) Information Security
9 59 (5.45%) MVC
10 57 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
11 54 (4.99%) Web Development
11 54 (4.99%) Cyber Security
12 51 (4.71%) TDD
13 47 (4.34%) Waterfall
14 46 (4.25%) Service Management
15 41 (3.79%) Time Management
16 39 (3.60%) Continuous Integration
16 39 (3.60%) Mentoring
17 36 (3.32%) SOA
18 35 (3.23%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 216 (19.94%) Java
2 180 (16.62%) SQL
3 149 (13.76%) JavaScript
4 144 (13.30%) C
5 140 (12.93%) C++
6 136 (12.56%) C#
7 76 (7.02%) Python
8 37 (3.42%) Bash Shell
9 34 (3.14%) PowerShell
10 29 (2.68%) PHP
11 27 (2.49%) Shell Script
12 25 (2.31%) Perl
13 23 (2.12%) VB
14 22 (2.03%) PL/SQL
15 18 (1.66%) T-SQL
16 17 (1.57%) Ruby
17 14 (1.29%) MATLAB
17 14 (1.29%) Delphi
18 8 (0.74%) VBA
19 7 (0.65%) Pascal
Qualifications
1 708 (65.37%) SC Cleared
2 281 (25.95%) DV Cleared
3 208 (19.21%) Degree
4 63 (5.82%) Cisco Certification
5 39 (3.60%) CCNA
6 32 (2.95%) CCNP
7 31 (2.86%) ISEB
8 28 (2.59%) Microsoft Certification
9 24 (2.22%) ISTQB
10 21 (1.94%) MCP
11 17 (1.57%) HNC
12 16 (1.48%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 14 (1.29%) MCSE
14 13 (1.20%) ITIL Certification
14 13 (1.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 12 (1.11%) HND
16 11 (1.02%) MCPD
17 10 (0.92%) CCIE
17 10 (0.92%) JNCIS
18 8 (0.74%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (2.68%) SLA
2 28 (2.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 20 (1.85%) QA
4 15 (1.39%) PCI DSS
5 10 (0.92%) ISO 9001
6 6 (0.55%) DO-178B
6 6 (0.55%) JSP 440
7 4 (0.37%) HMG Infosec
8 2 (0.18%) TickIT
8 2 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 17799
9 1 (0.092%) ISO 9000
9 1 (0.092%) BS15000
9 1 (0.092%) COBIT
9 1 (0.092%) CESG Infosec
9 1 (0.092%) Data Quality
System Software
1 88 (8.13%) Active Directory
2 53 (4.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 33 (3.05%) Hyper-V
4 21 (1.94%) VMware ESXi
5 20 (1.85%) XenApp
6 14 (1.29%) VMware ESX
7 13 (1.20%) Terminal Services
8 10 (0.92%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 9 (0.83%) vCloud
10 5 (0.46%) Snort
10 5 (0.46%) NFS
11 4 (0.37%) KVM
11 4 (0.37%) vSphere
12 3 (0.28%) XenDesktop
12 3 (0.28%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 3 (0.28%) ISA Server
12 3 (0.28%) Firmware
13 2 (0.18%) Terminal Server
13 2 (0.18%) Nmap
13 2 (0.18%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 26 (2.40%) SCCM
2 20 (1.85%) NetBackup
3 18 (1.66%) SCOM
4 17 (1.57%) HP Quality Center
5 14 (1.29%) Nagios
6 12 (1.11%) WSUS
7 10 (0.92%) HP SIM
7 10 (0.92%) Puppet
8 9 (0.83%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 9 (0.83%) HP Data Protector
9 8 (0.74%) Tivoli
10 7 (0.65%) Netcool
10 7 (0.65%) ARCserve
10 7 (0.65%) Norton AntiVirus
10 7 (0.65%) Backup Exec
11 6 (0.55%) OpenView
11 6 (0.55%) Hyperic
12 5 (0.46%) SCVMM
13 4 (0.37%) McAfee ePO
13 4 (0.37%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 200 (18.47%) Microsoft
2 152 (14.04%) Oracle
3 113 (10.43%) VMware
4 107 (9.88%) Cisco
5 66 (6.09%) HP
6 62 (5.72%) Juniper
7 51 (4.71%) Adobe
8 41 (3.79%) Citrix
9 40 (3.69%) CheckPoint
10 38 (3.51%) IBM
10 38 (3.51%) ESRI
10 38 (3.51%) F5
11 31 (2.86%) Red Hat
12 24 (2.22%) Symantec
13 18 (1.66%) Business Objects
14 17 (1.57%) Salesforce.com
14 17 (1.57%) Riverbed
15 15 (1.39%) SAP
16 14 (1.29%) Avaya
17 12 (1.11%) McAfee
South West
ISL
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Benfits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £70,000 to £100,000 per annum +basic (+ very competitive package!
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum (+very competitive package!!!)
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Corsham, Wiltshire
DMS Computer Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum £30-40K pa + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucestershire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucestershire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £34000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus / medical /pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £60,000 to £90,000 per annum plus outstanding package
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £60,000 to £90,000 per annum plus outstanding package
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucestershire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 3 days ago
Bath, Avon
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucestershire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
set2recruit
Salary: + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
ETS Technical Selection Ltd
Salary: £38000 - £56000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £50,000 to £80,000 per annum plus competitive package
Posted: 3 days ago
South West
EMBS- People Transfer
Salary: Up to 55,000 + Benefits + Car Allowance
Posted: 4 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago