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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Clearance
Rank 19 40 22
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -18
Permanent jobs citing Security Cleared 563 327 540
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 9.32% 6.07% 9.62%
As % of the Qualifications category 30.25% 21.03% 27.72%
Number of salaries quoted 422 271 388
Average salary £45,000 £39,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £26,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,750 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+8.43% +3.75%
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
1861 1555 1948
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 30.81% 28.88% 34.69%
Number of salaries quoted 1530 1253 1608
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £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 30 January 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 30 January 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
Bristol +35 166 £45,000 +7.14% 15
Gloucestershire -3 154 £50,000 +23.45% 29
Wiltshire +24 138 £38,000 -10.58% 14
Somerset +32 50 £40,000 +30.05% 16
Dorset -32 13 £45,000 +28.57% 2
Devon -7 11 - - 2
Avon +9 4 £55,000 +69.23%
Security Cleared
England

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 754 (66.84%) SC Cleared
2 298 (26.42%) DV Cleared
3 218 (19.33%) Microsoft
4 212 (18.79%) Java
5 204 (18.09%) ITIL
5 204 (18.09%) Windows
6 203 (18.00%) Degree
7 186 (16.49%) SQL
8 181 (16.05%) Agile Software Development
9 175 (15.51%) Linux
10 150 (13.30%) HTML
10 150 (13.30%) Software Engineering
11 148 (13.12%) Oracle
12 145 (12.85%) C
12 145 (12.85%) C#
13 142 (12.59%) JavaScript
14 139 (12.32%) Finance
15 133 (11.79%) C++
16 125 (11.08%) SQL Server
17 115 (10.20%) Cisco
17 115 (10.20%) MS Excel
18 113 (10.02%) .NET
19 112 (9.93%) Firewall
20 111 (9.84%) VMware
21 103 (9.13%) CSS
22 95 (8.42%) Active Directory
22 95 (8.42%) XML
22 95 (8.42%) UML
23 89 (7.89%) Telecoms
24 86 (7.62%) UNIX

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 81 (7.18%) SharePoint
2 36 (3.19%) MS Exchange
3 35 (3.10%) WebLogic
3 35 (3.10%) Joomla!
4 28 (2.48%) Alfresco
5 25 (2.22%) SharePoint 2010
6 23 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2010
7 22 (1.95%) Exchange Server 2013
8 19 (1.68%) ArcGIS
9 18 (1.60%) JBoss
10 17 (1.51%) WebSphere
10 17 (1.51%) SharePoint 2013
11 16 (1.42%) Exchange Server 2003
12 15 (1.33%) IIS
13 13 (1.15%) Apache
14 12 (1.06%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 12 (1.06%) Tomcat
15 10 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2007
15 10 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2000
16 7 (0.62%) Lync
Applications
1 115 (10.20%) MS Excel
2 45 (3.99%) MS Office
3 17 (1.51%) MS Project
4 10 (0.89%) MS Visio
4 10 (0.89%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (0.53%) Simulink
6 5 (0.44%) FastStats
7 4 (0.35%) Acrobat
7 4 (0.35%) FrameMaker
7 4 (0.35%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (0.35%) InfoPath
8 3 (0.27%) Adobe Captivate
8 3 (0.27%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 3 (0.27%) Maya
8 3 (0.27%) 3ds Max
8 3 (0.27%) Adobe Illustrator
9 2 (0.18%) AutoCAD
10 1 (0.089%) PowerPivot
10 1 (0.089%) Revit
Business Applications
1 5 (0.44%) assyst
2 3 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.27%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (0.27%) 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%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.089%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.089%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.089%) SAP QM
4 1 (0.089%) Oracle SCM
4 1 (0.089%) SAP PP
Cloud Services
1 11 (0.98%) Office 365
2 7 (0.62%) SaaS
3 5 (0.44%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.089%) Yammer
4 1 (0.089%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 112 (9.93%) Firewall
2 63 (5.59%) DNS
3 60 (5.32%) WAN
4 52 (4.61%) TCP/IP
5 51 (4.52%) DHCP
6 50 (4.43%) Internet
7 48 (4.26%) Network Security
8 47 (4.17%) LAN
9 41 (3.63%) VPN
10 35 (3.10%) SAN
11 34 (3.01%) HTTP
12 32 (2.84%) SSL
13 26 (2.30%) Wireless
14 20 (1.77%) IPsec
15 18 (1.60%) Cisco ASA
16 17 (1.51%) VoIP
17 16 (1.42%) LDAP
17 16 (1.42%) VLAN
18 15 (1.33%) Telnet
19 14 (1.24%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 125 (11.08%) SQL Server
2 44 (3.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 33 (2.93%) Oracle Database
4 31 (2.75%) Data Warehouse
5 29 (2.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 29 (2.57%) MySQL
5 29 (2.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 28 (2.48%) MongoDB
7 21 (1.86%) Oracle Database 11g
8 15 (1.33%) Hadoop
9 14 (1.24%) Relational Database
10 13 (1.15%) PostgreSQL
10 13 (1.15%) Oracle Reports
11 11 (0.98%) QlikView
11 11 (0.98%) RDBMS
11 11 (0.98%) Oracle Database 10g
11 11 (0.98%) Crystal Reports
12 9 (0.80%) Apache Accumulo
13 7 (0.62%) SQL Server 2008
14 5 (0.44%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 56 (4.96%) Maven
2 55 (4.88%) Subversion
3 30 (2.66%) Ant
4 28 (2.48%) Team Foundation Server
5 25 (2.22%) Apache Ivy
6 24 (2.13%) Jenkins
7 23 (2.04%) Visual Studio
7 23 (2.04%) Oracle Forms
8 14 (1.24%) Oracle APEX
9 11 (0.98%) JIRA
9 11 (0.98%) Rational DOORS
9 11 (0.98%) LoadRunner
10 10 (0.89%) Rational Performance Tester
11 9 (0.80%) Eclipse
12 8 (0.71%) Mercurial
12 8 (0.71%) GDB
13 7 (0.62%) Selenium
13 7 (0.62%) Hudson
13 7 (0.62%) JUnit
13 7 (0.62%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 139 (12.32%) Finance
2 89 (7.89%) Telecoms
3 70 (6.21%) Banking
4 65 (5.76%) Aerospace
5 40 (3.55%) Military
6 31 (2.75%) Legal
7 27 (2.39%) Advertising
8 12 (1.06%) Manufacturing
9 10 (0.89%) Electronics
10 9 (0.80%) Marketing
11 8 (0.71%) Retail
12 7 (0.62%) Multimedia
13 6 (0.53%) Games
14 4 (0.35%) Publishing
14 4 (0.35%) Automotive
15 3 (0.27%) Local Government
15 3 (0.27%) Law
16 2 (0.18%) Billing
16 2 (0.18%) French Language
17 1 (0.089%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 212 (18.79%) Developer
2 120 (10.64%) Architect
3 119 (10.55%) Consultant
4 111 (9.84%) Analyst
5 96 (8.51%) Software Engineer
6 77 (6.83%) Java Developer
7 61 (5.41%) Project Manager
8 44 (3.90%) Designer
9 39 (3.46%) Technical Architect
9 39 (3.46%) Applications Developer
10 34 (3.01%) Software Developer
11 31 (2.75%) Business Analyst
12 30 (2.66%) .NET Developer
13 28 (2.48%) Administrator
13 28 (2.48%) Systems Engineer
13 28 (2.48%) Network Engineer
14 26 (2.30%) Test Analyst
15 25 (2.22%) Solutions Architect
15 25 (2.22%) Security Consultant
16 24 (2.13%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 150 (13.30%) HTML
2 113 (10.02%) .NET
3 103 (9.13%) CSS
4 95 (8.42%) XML
5 81 (7.18%) J2EE
6 62 (5.50%) HTML5
7 55 (4.88%) ASP.NET
8 53 (4.70%) Spring
9 44 (3.90%) Hibernate
10 37 (3.28%) JPA
10 37 (3.28%) Apache Flex
11 35 (3.10%) XHTML
11 35 (3.10%) Web Services
11 35 (3.10%) Spring MVC
12 33 (2.93%) SOAP
13 30 (2.66%) JSP
14 28 (2.48%) WSDL
14 28 (2.48%) Dojo
14 28 (2.48%) Spring Web Flow
15 26 (2.30%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 79 (7.00%) Computer Science
2 74 (6.56%) Open Source
3 57 (5.05%) Analytical Skills
4 42 (3.72%) Management Information System
5 38 (3.37%) GIS
6 37 (3.28%) RIA
7 33 (2.93%) Mathematics
8 23 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
9 21 (1.86%) PKI
9 21 (1.86%) Clustering
10 18 (1.60%) Client/Server
11 15 (1.33%) Embedded Systems
11 15 (1.33%) Blackberry
12 14 (1.24%) CESG
12 14 (1.24%) RMADS
13 13 (1.15%) Visualisation
14 11 (0.98%) Artificial Intelligence
14 11 (0.98%) Neural Network
15 10 (0.89%) Physics
15 10 (0.89%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 204 (18.09%) Windows
2 175 (15.51%) Linux
3 86 (7.62%) UNIX
4 49 (4.34%) Windows Server 2008
5 36 (3.19%) Android
6 34 (3.01%) Windows Server 2003
7 28 (2.48%) Windows Server 2012
7 28 (2.48%) Apple iOS
8 24 (2.13%) Windows 7
9 20 (1.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 12 (1.06%) Solaris
11 10 (0.89%) Windows XP
12 6 (0.53%) AIX
12 6 (0.53%) SUSE
12 6 (0.53%) Debian
12 6 (0.53%) Ubuntu
13 5 (0.44%) Windows 8
14 4 (0.35%) HPUX
15 2 (0.18%) CentOS
16 1 (0.089%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 204 (18.09%) ITIL
2 181 (16.05%) Agile Software Development
3 150 (13.30%) Software Engineering
4 95 (8.42%) UML
5 78 (6.91%) PRINCE2
6 72 (6.38%) Project Management
7 71 (6.29%) Business Intelligence
8 63 (5.59%) OO
9 60 (5.32%) MVC
9 60 (5.32%) Cyber Security
10 59 (5.23%) Information Security
11 48 (4.26%) Web Development
11 48 (4.26%) Waterfall
12 47 (4.17%) Service Management
13 45 (3.99%) Mentoring
14 41 (3.63%) TDD
15 38 (3.37%) Time Management
16 36 (3.19%) SOA
17 35 (3.10%) Unit Testing
17 35 (3.10%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 212 (18.79%) Java
2 186 (16.49%) SQL
3 145 (12.85%) C
3 145 (12.85%) C#
4 142 (12.59%) JavaScript
5 133 (11.79%) C++
6 74 (6.56%) Python
7 39 (3.46%) Bash Shell
8 38 (3.37%) PowerShell
9 32 (2.84%) PHP
10 25 (2.22%) Shell Script
11 23 (2.04%) PL/SQL
12 22 (1.95%) Perl
13 18 (1.60%) VB
14 16 (1.42%) T-SQL
15 13 (1.15%) MATLAB
16 11 (0.98%) Delphi
17 10 (0.89%) Ruby
18 8 (0.71%) VBA
19 7 (0.62%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 754 (66.84%) SC Cleared
2 298 (26.42%) DV Cleared
3 203 (18.00%) Degree
4 67 (5.94%) Cisco Certification
5 44 (3.90%) ISEB
6 42 (3.72%) CCNA
7 35 (3.10%) CCNP
8 30 (2.66%) Microsoft Certification
8 30 (2.66%) ISTQB
9 23 (2.04%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 18 (1.60%) MCP
11 16 (1.42%) CISSP
11 16 (1.42%) HNC
11 16 (1.42%) MCPD
12 14 (1.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 13 (1.15%) HND
13 13 (1.15%) ITIL Certification
14 11 (0.98%) JNCIS
15 10 (0.89%) CCIE
15 10 (0.89%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (2.93%) SLA
2 32 (2.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 17 (1.51%) QA
4 15 (1.33%) PCI DSS
5 11 (0.98%) ISO 9001
6 4 (0.35%) JSP 440
7 2 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 17799
7 2 (0.18%) TickIT
7 2 (0.18%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.18%) HMG Infosec
8 1 (0.089%) COBIT
8 1 (0.089%) CESG Infosec
8 1 (0.089%) DO-178B
8 1 (0.089%) BS15000
System Software
1 95 (8.42%) Active Directory
2 53 (4.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 32 (2.84%) Hyper-V
4 23 (2.04%) VMware ESXi
5 21 (1.86%) XenApp
6 14 (1.24%) Terminal Services
7 13 (1.15%) VMware ESX
8 12 (1.06%) vCloud
9 9 (0.80%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 5 (0.44%) Snort
10 5 (0.44%) NFS
10 5 (0.44%) Firmware
11 4 (0.35%) KVM
12 3 (0.27%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 3 (0.27%) Forefront TMG
12 3 (0.27%) vSphere
12 3 (0.27%) XenDesktop
13 2 (0.18%) Terminal Server
13 2 (0.18%) Oracle RMAN
13 2 (0.18%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 33 (2.93%) SCCM
2 26 (2.30%) SCOM
3 22 (1.95%) NetBackup
4 13 (1.15%) HP SIM
4 13 (1.15%) HP Quality Center
5 12 (1.06%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 12 (1.06%) HP Data Protector
6 11 (0.98%) WSUS
6 11 (0.98%) SCVMM
6 11 (0.98%) Nagios
7 10 (0.89%) Puppet
8 8 (0.71%) Tivoli
8 8 (0.71%) Hyperic
9 7 (0.62%) Backup Exec
9 7 (0.62%) ARCserve
9 7 (0.62%) Netcool
9 7 (0.62%) Norton AntiVirus
10 6 (0.53%) OpenView
10 6 (0.53%) Cisco CUCM
11 4 (0.35%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 218 (19.33%) Microsoft
2 148 (13.12%) Oracle
3 115 (10.20%) Cisco
4 111 (9.84%) VMware
5 63 (5.59%) HP
6 60 (5.32%) Juniper
7 45 (3.99%) Adobe
8 41 (3.63%) CheckPoint
8 41 (3.63%) IBM
9 40 (3.55%) Citrix
10 35 (3.10%) F5
11 33 (2.93%) ESRI
12 31 (2.75%) Symantec
13 28 (2.48%) Red Hat
14 21 (1.86%) Business Objects
15 17 (1.51%) Riverbed
15 17 (1.51%) Salesforce.com
16 16 (1.42%) SAP
17 12 (1.06%) McAfee
17 12 (1.06%) Avaya
Corsham, Wiltshire
DMS Computer Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum £30-40K pa + benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £120 - £180 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
South West
EMBS- People Transfer
Salary: To £55K Base + £110K OTE + Great Bens
Posted: 7 hours ago
Weymouth, Dorset
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000-65,000
Posted: 8 hours ago
Weymouth, Dorset
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 to 40,000
Posted: 8 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum plus outstanding package
Posted: 9 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Fuel Recruitment
Posted: Yesterday
South West
EMBS- People Transfer
Salary: Car Allow + Medical + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
set2recruit
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum with added bonus and pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
set2recruit
Salary: From £35,000 to £48,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucestershire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Negotiable depending on experience
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Harris Global
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benifits + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £40,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 60,000 plus excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
set2recruit
Salary: From £35,000 to £60,000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Somerset
ISL
Salary: £38000 - £52000 per annum + pension, flexible hours, healthcare
Posted: 3 days ago