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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Clearance
Rank 31 32 13
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -19
Permanent jobs citing Security Cleared 414 349 721
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 6.78% 6.66% 13.02%
As % of the Qualifications category 26.39% 23.20% 35.53%
Number of salaries quoted 289 281 623
Average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £46,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+9.41% -
Qualifications Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1569 1504 2029
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 25.69% 28.71% 36.64%
Number of salaries quoted 1206 1268 1799
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
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 25 July 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 25 July 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 -2 161 £41,500 -7.77% 29
Bristol +7 133 £42,500 +6.25% 20
Wiltshire +9 59 £40,000 -3.61% 15
Somerset -19 21 £27,500 -6.77% 13
Dorset -20 17 £35,000 -6.66% 6
Devon -6 11 £28,000 -17.64% 5
Security Cleared
England

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

1 420 (50.48%) SC Cleared
2 260 (31.25%) DV Cleared
3 224 (26.92%) Java
4 209 (25.12%) Degree
5 203 (24.40%) Linux
6 201 (24.16%) C++
7 195 (23.44%) Software Engineering
8 187 (22.48%) Windows
9 180 (21.63%) C
10 154 (18.51%) SQL
11 144 (17.31%) ITIL
12 134 (16.11%) Microsoft
13 131 (15.75%) C#
14 129 (15.50%) Computer Science
15 122 (14.66%) VMware
16 120 (14.42%) Oracle
17 111 (13.34%) JavaScript
18 102 (12.26%) UNIX
19 91 (10.94%) HTML
20 80 (9.62%) MS Excel
20 80 (9.62%) VMware Infrastructure
21 79 (9.50%) Cisco
22 78 (9.38%) J2EE
22 78 (9.38%) Finance
22 78 (9.38%) Aerospace
23 77 (9.25%) HP
24 74 (8.89%) Citrix
25 73 (8.77%) Telecoms
26 71 (8.53%) Python
26 71 (8.53%) UML

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

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 51 (6.13%) WebLogic
2 42 (5.05%) Apache
3 29 (3.49%) MS Exchange
4 20 (2.40%) Exchange Server 2010
5 16 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2003
6 14 (1.68%) Exchange Server 2000
6 14 (1.68%) SharePoint
7 12 (1.44%) IIS
7 12 (1.44%) Lync
8 11 (1.32%) ArcGIS
9 9 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2007
10 8 (0.96%) Alfresco
10 8 (0.96%) Joomla!
11 7 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2013
12 6 (0.72%) Tomcat
13 5 (0.60%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 4 (0.48%) GroupWise
15 3 (0.36%) CMS
15 3 (0.36%) GlassFish
16 2 (0.24%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 80 (9.62%) MS Excel
2 31 (3.73%) MS Office
3 22 (2.64%) MS Project
4 13 (1.56%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (0.72%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.48%) AutoCAD
7 3 (0.36%) Simulink
7 3 (0.36%) FrameMaker
7 3 (0.36%) Acrobat
8 1 (0.12%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (0.60%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (0.48%) Oracle Financials
2 4 (0.48%) Maximo
2 4 (0.48%) Teamcenter
3 2 (0.24%) Oracle CRM
3 2 (0.24%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.24%) Oracle General Ledger
3 2 (0.24%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (0.24%) Oracle Payables
3 2 (0.24%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.12%) Oracle SCM
4 1 (0.12%) Oracle HRMS
4 1 (0.12%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.12%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
1 4 (0.48%) SaaS
2 2 (0.24%) IaaS
3 1 (0.12%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 56 (6.73%) SAN
2 52 (6.25%) DHCP
3 50 (6.01%) Firewall
4 40 (4.81%) Network Security
4 40 (4.81%) TCP/IP
5 38 (4.57%) WAN
6 37 (4.45%) Internet
7 35 (4.21%) HTTP
8 34 (4.09%) LAN
9 32 (3.85%) DNS
10 21 (2.52%) VPN
11 18 (2.16%) SSL
12 16 (1.92%) IPv4
12 16 (1.92%) IPv6
12 16 (1.92%) Wireless
12 16 (1.92%) Wireshark
13 15 (1.80%) VoIP
14 9 (1.08%) NAS
15 8 (0.96%) SNMP
16 7 (0.84%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (5.89%) SQL Server
2 37 (4.45%) MySQL
3 28 (3.37%) Oracle Database
4 23 (2.76%) Oracle Database 11g
5 14 (1.68%) MongoDB
6 10 (1.20%) PostgreSQL
7 9 (1.08%) Hadoop
8 5 (0.60%) Relational Database
9 4 (0.48%) Apache Accumulo
9 4 (0.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (0.48%) RDBMS
9 4 (0.48%) Oracle Reports
10 3 (0.36%) Crystal Reports
10 3 (0.36%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (0.36%) Oracle BI EE
11 2 (0.24%) SQL Server 2008
11 2 (0.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 2 (0.24%) SQL Server 2005
11 2 (0.24%) MS Access
11 2 (0.24%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 42 (5.05%) Rational DOORS
2 18 (2.16%) Subversion
3 16 (1.92%) LoadRunner
3 16 (1.92%) GDB
4 12 (1.44%) GCC
5 11 (1.32%) Maven
6 10 (1.20%) Oracle APEX
7 8 (0.96%) Ant
7 8 (0.96%) Apache Ivy
8 4 (0.48%) QuickTest Pro
8 4 (0.48%) WinDbg
9 3 (0.36%) Bugzilla
9 3 (0.36%) Rational Rhapsody
10 2 (0.24%) SoapUI
10 2 (0.24%) Selenium
10 2 (0.24%) Oracle Forms
11 1 (0.12%) ClearCase
11 1 (0.12%) JUnit
11 1 (0.12%) MSI
11 1 (0.12%) JMeter
General
1 78 (9.38%) Finance
1 78 (9.38%) Aerospace
2 73 (8.77%) Telecoms
3 49 (5.89%) Military
4 25 (3.00%) Electronics
5 24 (2.88%) Banking
6 23 (2.76%) Legal
7 14 (1.68%) Law
8 10 (1.20%) Manufacturing
8 10 (1.20%) Advertising
9 7 (0.84%) Local Government
10 4 (0.48%) Automotive
11 3 (0.36%) Back Office
11 3 (0.36%) Avionics
12 2 (0.24%) Marketing
12 2 (0.24%) Retail
13 1 (0.12%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.12%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 114 (13.70%) Developer
2 106 (12.74%) Software Engineer
3 81 (9.74%) Consultant
4 80 (9.62%) Architect
5 66 (7.93%) Analyst
6 46 (5.53%) Systems Engineer
7 37 (4.45%) C++ Developer
8 34 (4.09%) Java Developer
8 34 (4.09%) Support Engineer
9 33 (3.97%) Technical Architect
10 30 (3.61%) Applications Support
11 26 (3.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 25 (3.00%) Project Manager
13 23 (2.76%) Tester
14 20 (2.40%) C# Developer
15 18 (2.16%) Test Analyst
15 18 (2.16%) Network Engineer
15 18 (2.16%) Development Engineer
16 17 (2.04%) Linux Engineer
16 17 (2.04%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 91 (10.94%) HTML
2 78 (9.38%) J2EE
3 51 (6.13%) .NET
4 44 (5.29%) Hibernate
5 39 (4.69%) Qt
6 37 (4.45%) Spring
7 36 (4.33%) XML
8 34 (4.09%) Middleware
8 34 (4.09%) EJB
9 20 (2.40%) Web Services
10 17 (2.04%) Apache Flex
10 17 (2.04%) FreeMarker
10 17 (2.04%) STL
10 17 (2.04%) HTML5
11 16 (1.92%) CSS
11 16 (1.92%) jQuery
11 16 (1.92%) JSF
12 15 (1.80%) Boost C++ Libraries
13 11 (1.32%) SOAP
13 11 (1.32%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 129 (15.50%) Computer Science
2 55 (6.61%) Management Information System
3 50 (6.01%) PKI
4 42 (5.05%) Mathematics
5 41 (4.93%) GIS
6 32 (3.85%) Open Source
7 29 (3.49%) Mobile App
8 28 (3.37%) iPhone
9 19 (2.28%) Clustering
10 15 (1.80%) RIA
11 12 (1.44%) Digital Media
12 10 (1.20%) Embedded Systems
12 10 (1.20%) Device Driver
13 9 (1.08%) RMADS
13 9 (1.08%) Human Factors
13 9 (1.08%) Statistics
13 9 (1.08%) Enterprise Software
14 7 (0.84%) CAN bus
14 7 (0.84%) CESG
15 6 (0.72%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 203 (24.40%) Linux
2 187 (22.48%) Windows
3 102 (12.26%) UNIX
4 50 (6.01%) Solaris
5 44 (5.29%) HPUX
6 43 (5.17%) Android
7 34 (4.09%) Windows Server 2008
7 34 (4.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 32 (3.85%) Windows Server 2003
9 30 (3.61%) Windows XP
10 22 (2.64%) Windows 7
11 12 (1.44%) Windows Vista
12 11 (1.32%) Windows Server 2012
13 9 (1.08%) Apple iOS
13 9 (1.08%) Windows 8
13 9 (1.08%) Windows 2000
14 5 (0.60%) AIX
15 1 (0.12%) VxWorks
15 1 (0.12%) SUSE
15 1 (0.12%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 195 (23.44%) Software Engineering
2 144 (17.31%) ITIL
3 71 (8.53%) UML
4 69 (8.29%) Web Development
5 65 (7.81%) Agile Software Development
6 64 (7.69%) Project Management
7 49 (5.89%) Continuous Integration
8 47 (5.65%) Information Security
9 45 (5.41%) Service Management
10 44 (5.29%) Cyber Security
11 42 (5.05%) Configuration Management
12 39 (4.69%) OO
13 38 (4.57%) Information Assurance
13 38 (4.57%) Software Architecture
14 37 (4.45%) Android Development
14 37 (4.45%) iOS Development
15 33 (3.97%) Scrum
16 32 (3.85%) MODAF
17 31 (3.73%) Penetration Testing
18 30 (3.61%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 224 (26.92%) Java
2 201 (24.16%) C++
3 180 (21.63%) C
4 154 (18.51%) SQL
5 131 (15.75%) C#
6 111 (13.34%) JavaScript
7 71 (8.53%) Python
8 60 (7.21%) Shell Script
9 48 (5.77%) VB
10 47 (5.65%) Perl
11 25 (3.00%) PowerShell
12 24 (2.88%) Ruby
13 19 (2.28%) Bash Shell
14 12 (1.44%) MATLAB
15 11 (1.32%) Ada
16 8 (0.96%) PL/SQL
17 6 (0.72%) VBScript
18 5 (0.60%) Assembly Language
18 5 (0.60%) Objective-C
18 5 (0.60%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 420 (50.48%) SC Cleared
2 260 (31.25%) DV Cleared
3 209 (25.12%) Degree
4 29 (3.49%) ISEB
5 24 (2.88%) CISSP
5 24 (2.88%) Cisco Certification
6 17 (2.04%) CCNP
6 17 (2.04%) CEH
7 15 (1.80%) CISM
8 13 (1.56%) MCP
8 13 (1.56%) Microsoft Certification
9 11 (1.32%) MCSE
10 10 (1.20%) PhD
11 9 (1.08%) CCNA
11 9 (1.08%) BC Cleared
12 8 (0.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 7 (0.84%) CISA
14 6 (0.72%) ISSAP
14 6 (0.72%) HNC
15 5 (0.60%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (4.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 19 (2.28%) QA
3 16 (1.92%) HMG Infosec
4 14 (1.68%) SLA
4 14 (1.68%) IEC 61508
5 12 (1.44%) ISO 9001
6 11 (1.32%) DO-178B
7 8 (0.96%) TickIT
8 6 (0.72%) JSP 440
9 1 (0.12%) ISO 9000
9 1 (0.12%) BS7799
9 1 (0.12%) ISO 14001
9 1 (0.12%) DO-160
System Software
1 80 (9.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 64 (7.69%) Active Directory
3 53 (6.37%) VMware ESX
4 41 (4.93%) vSphere
5 33 (3.97%) Terminal Services
6 31 (3.73%) Hyper-V
7 7 (0.84%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 7 (0.84%) Microsoft App-V
8 6 (0.72%) XenApp
8 6 (0.72%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (0.48%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 3 (0.36%) ISA Server
10 3 (0.36%) Snort
11 2 (0.24%) Nmap
11 2 (0.24%) Xen
11 2 (0.24%) NFS
11 2 (0.24%) Postfix
12 1 (0.12%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 41 (4.93%) NetBackup
2 19 (2.28%) OpenView
2 19 (2.28%) Nagios
3 16 (1.92%) OPNET
4 13 (1.56%) Backup Exec
5 12 (1.44%) SCCM
6 11 (1.32%) SolarWinds Orion
6 11 (1.32%) CA Spectrum
7 9 (1.08%) HP Quality Center
8 7 (0.84%) McAfee ePO
8 7 (0.84%) Norton AntiVirus
9 6 (0.72%) CiscoWorks
9 6 (0.72%) Tivoli
10 5 (0.60%) Netcool
10 5 (0.60%) Netcool/OMNIbus
10 5 (0.60%) WSUS
11 3 (0.36%) Nessus
11 3 (0.36%) Forefront Identity Manager
12 2 (0.24%) SCOM
12 2 (0.24%) Cacti
Vendors
1 134 (16.11%) Microsoft
2 122 (14.66%) VMware
3 120 (14.42%) Oracle
4 79 (9.50%) Cisco
5 77 (9.25%) HP
6 74 (8.89%) Citrix
7 48 (5.77%) Red Hat
8 43 (5.17%) Juniper
9 36 (4.33%) Symantec
10 34 (4.09%) JBoss
11 32 (3.85%) NetApp
12 31 (3.73%) F5
13 29 (3.49%) BT
14 28 (3.37%) Veritas
15 26 (3.13%) Brocade
16 25 (3.00%) ESRI
17 22 (2.64%) SolarWinds
18 16 (1.92%) IBM
19 15 (1.80%) Remedy
20 14 (1.68%) Saba
Bristol, Avon
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £61000.00 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £44000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Bristol, Somerset
BAE - AMS
Posted: 20 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
set2recruit
Salary: From £32,000 to £55,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Somerset
Boeing
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Somerset
Boeing
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Somerset
Boeing
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum plus EXCELLENT package and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
South West
ISL
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000 per annum + good benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
CGI
Salary: £26000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
CGI
Salary: £26000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
CGI
Salary: £30000 - £42000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
JM
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Wiltshire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 34000 - 46000 + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 32000 - 70000
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £35,000 to £85,000 per annum plus outstanding package
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Connectus
Salary: £17000 - £18000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago