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 28 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Clearance
Rank 29 33 32
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -1
Permanent jobs citing Security Cleared 458 409 351
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 7.82% 6.67% 6.70%
As % of the Qualifications category 26.49% 25.95% 23.32%
Number of salaries quoted 345 287 285
Average salary £42,500 £40,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.29% +1.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £62,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £46,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +9.41%
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
1729 1576 1505
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 29.51% 25.72% 28.73%
Number of salaries quoted 1356 1206 1274
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 28 July 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 28 July 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
Gloucestershire 0 167 £45,000 +9.75% 35
Wiltshire +21 117 £39,000 -2.50% 19
Bristol -21 105 £40,000 -5.88% 23
Dorset +15 27 £37,500 +7.14% 5
Somerset +16 22 £31,500 +14.54% 5
Devon -9 8 £31,250 +11.60% 8
Cornwall - 3 £55,500 - 4
Security Cleared
England

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

1 558 (55.69%) SC Cleared
2 313 (31.24%) DV Cleared
3 233 (23.25%) C
4 220 (21.96%) Windows
5 211 (21.06%) Linux
5 211 (21.06%) Microsoft
6 204 (20.36%) Agile Software Development
7 202 (20.16%) ITIL
8 196 (19.56%) Oracle
9 190 (18.96%) Java
10 163 (16.27%) Degree
11 162 (16.17%) SQL Server
12 161 (16.07%) C++
13 144 (14.37%) VMware
14 129 (12.87%) Software Engineering
15 128 (12.77%) SQL
16 125 (12.48%) .NET
17 113 (11.28%) Information Security
18 112 (11.18%) Project Management
18 112 (11.18%) VMware Infrastructure
19 111 (11.08%) Cisco
20 104 (10.38%) C#
21 100 (9.98%) Military
22 98 (9.78%) HTML
23 97 (9.68%) UML
24 96 (9.58%) MS Excel
25 93 (9.28%) UNIX
26 91 (9.08%) Firewall
27 89 (8.88%) SharePoint
28 88 (8.78%) SDLC

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 89 (8.88%) SharePoint
2 57 (5.69%) MS Exchange
3 39 (3.89%) IIS
4 37 (3.69%) Exchange Server 2010
5 29 (2.89%) WebLogic
6 28 (2.79%) Node.js
7 25 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2013
8 24 (2.40%) Lync
9 22 (2.20%) Documentum
9 22 (2.20%) Exchange Server 2007
10 19 (1.90%) Elasticsearch
11 17 (1.70%) ArcGIS
12 14 (1.40%) SharePoint 2010
12 14 (1.40%) SharePoint 2013
13 13 (1.30%) Alfresco
13 13 (1.30%) Joomla!
14 11 (1.10%) Tomcat
15 10 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2000
15 10 (1.00%) Confluence
16 9 (0.90%) WebSphere
Applications
1 96 (9.58%) MS Excel
2 24 (2.40%) MS Office
3 10 (1.00%) MS Project
4 5 (0.50%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.30%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.20%) S-PLUS
6 2 (0.20%) PowerPivot
7 1 (0.100%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.100%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.100%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.100%) Maya
7 1 (0.100%) 3ds Max
Business Applications
1 6 (0.60%) Oracle BPM
2 4 (0.40%) Maximo
2 4 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.20%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.20%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.20%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.100%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.100%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.100%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.100%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.100%) Oracle SCM
4 1 (0.100%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (0.100%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 10 (1.00%) Office 365
2 7 (0.70%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (0.50%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (0.30%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (0.20%) SaaS
6 1 (0.100%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 91 (9.08%) Firewall
2 55 (5.49%) WAN
3 47 (4.69%) LAN
4 42 (4.19%) DNS
5 35 (3.49%) SAN
5 35 (3.49%) TCP/IP
5 35 (3.49%) DHCP
6 32 (3.19%) Cisco Nexus
7 30 (2.99%) Wireless
8 29 (2.89%) HTTP
9 28 (2.79%) Internet
10 21 (2.10%) Network Security
11 16 (1.60%) Cisco ASA
12 12 (1.20%) BGP
12 12 (1.20%) EIGRP
12 12 (1.20%) VoIP
12 12 (1.20%) Cisco IOS
13 11 (1.10%) Wireshark
14 10 (1.00%) SMTP
15 8 (0.80%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 162 (16.17%) SQL Server
2 46 (4.59%) MySQL
3 38 (3.79%) MongoDB
4 37 (3.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 35 (3.49%) Oracle Database
6 33 (3.29%) Relational Database
7 27 (2.69%) RDBMS
8 23 (2.30%) Data Warehouse
9 20 (2.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 20 (2.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 20 (2.00%) Big Data
10 17 (1.70%) Oracle Database 11g
10 17 (1.70%) SQL Server 2008
11 16 (1.60%) QlikView
12 15 (1.50%) Oracle Reports
13 14 (1.40%) Data Mining
14 11 (1.10%) Hadoop
15 10 (1.00%) OLAP
15 10 (1.00%) SQL Server 2005
16 9 (0.90%) Oracle8/8i Database
Development Applications
1 42 (4.19%) Visual Studio
2 36 (3.59%) Maven
3 31 (3.09%) Subversion
4 30 (2.99%) Git (software)
4 30 (2.99%) Team Foundation Server
5 29 (2.89%) Rational DOORS
6 23 (2.30%) JIRA
7 21 (2.10%) Eclipse
8 19 (1.90%) ClearCase
9 17 (1.70%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 16 (1.60%) Ant
10 16 (1.60%) GDB
11 15 (1.50%) WinDbg
12 13 (1.30%) Apache Ivy
13 12 (1.20%) Oracle Forms
14 10 (1.00%) ReSharper
14 10 (1.00%) FindBugs
14 10 (1.00%) Jenkins
14 10 (1.00%) dotCover
15 9 (0.90%) NeoLoad
General
1 100 (9.98%) Military
2 78 (7.78%) Finance
3 61 (6.09%) Telecoms
4 34 (3.39%) Banking
5 29 (2.89%) Aerospace
6 23 (2.30%) Manufacturing
7 18 (1.80%) Legal
8 16 (1.60%) Electronics
9 14 (1.40%) Law
10 7 (0.70%) Marketing
10 7 (0.70%) Games
11 5 (0.50%) Retail
12 4 (0.40%) Advertising
13 3 (0.30%) Multimedia
14 1 (0.100%) Local Government
14 1 (0.100%) Billing
Job Titles
1 182 (18.16%) Developer
2 139 (13.87%) Analyst
3 90 (8.98%) Software Engineer
4 82 (8.18%) Architect
5 73 (7.29%) Consultant
6 58 (5.79%) Project Manager
7 49 (4.89%) Business Analyst
8 47 (4.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 40 (3.99%) Network Engineer
10 36 (3.59%) Test Analyst
11 33 (3.29%) Software Developer
12 31 (3.09%) Systems Engineer
13 30 (2.99%) Java Developer
14 28 (2.79%) C++ Developer
15 26 (2.59%) .NET Developer
16 25 (2.50%) Solutions Architect
17 22 (2.20%) Security Consultant
18 20 (2.00%) Applications Developer
19 19 (1.90%) Administrator
20 18 (1.80%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 125 (12.48%) .NET
2 98 (9.78%) HTML
3 76 (7.58%) CSS
4 63 (6.29%) Web Services
5 54 (5.39%) J2EE
6 52 (5.19%) HTML5
7 51 (5.09%) Spring
8 50 (4.99%) XML
8 50 (4.99%) Hibernate
9 49 (4.89%) Middleware
10 47 (4.69%) ASP.NET
11 38 (3.79%) WCF
12 35 (3.49%) .NET Framework
12 35 (3.49%) SOAP
13 34 (3.39%) CSS3
14 30 (2.99%) Entity Framework
15 28 (2.79%) WPF
16 26 (2.59%) JSP
17 23 (2.30%) REST
18 20 (2.00%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 75 (7.49%) Analytical Skills
2 70 (6.99%) Computer Science
3 67 (6.69%) Management Information System
4 47 (4.69%) Data Centre
5 46 (4.59%) CESG
6 36 (3.59%) GIS
7 26 (2.59%) Visualisation
7 26 (2.59%) Mathematics
8 24 (2.40%) Clustering
9 22 (2.20%) PKI
10 17 (1.70%) CMDB
11 15 (1.50%) Performance Metrics
11 15 (1.50%) CESG CLAS
12 14 (1.40%) Replication
12 14 (1.40%) RIA
13 13 (1.30%) EMC VNX
13 13 (1.30%) Embedded Systems
13 13 (1.30%) RMADS
14 12 (1.20%) Physics
14 12 (1.20%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 220 (21.96%) Windows
2 211 (21.06%) Linux
3 93 (9.28%) UNIX
4 55 (5.49%) Windows Server 2008
5 47 (4.69%) Windows Server 2012
6 35 (3.49%) Windows Server 2003
7 19 (1.90%) Windows 7
7 19 (1.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 18 (1.80%) Android
9 16 (1.60%) Windows XP
10 14 (1.40%) Apple iOS
11 10 (1.00%) Ubuntu
12 8 (0.80%) Windows 8
13 4 (0.40%) Windows 2000
13 4 (0.40%) AIX
13 4 (0.40%) Solaris
13 4 (0.40%) CentOS
14 3 (0.30%) Debian
15 2 (0.20%) Windows Mobile
16 1 (0.100%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 204 (20.36%) Agile Software Development
2 202 (20.16%) ITIL
3 129 (12.87%) Software Engineering
4 113 (11.28%) Information Security
5 112 (11.18%) Project Management
6 97 (9.68%) UML
7 88 (8.78%) SDLC
8 86 (8.58%) Scrum
9 81 (8.08%) Service Management
10 72 (7.19%) Configuration Management
10 72 (7.19%) Business Intelligence
10 72 (7.19%) Service Delivery
11 68 (6.79%) Cyber Security
11 68 (6.79%) Validation
12 66 (6.59%) OO
13 62 (6.19%) PRINCE2
14 60 (5.99%) Time Management
15 54 (5.39%) DevOps
16 47 (4.69%) Continuous Integration
17 37 (3.69%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 233 (23.25%) C
2 190 (18.96%) Java
3 161 (16.07%) C++
4 128 (12.77%) SQL
5 104 (10.38%) C#
6 87 (8.68%) JavaScript
7 78 (7.78%) Python
8 43 (4.29%) Bash Shell
9 42 (4.19%) Perl
9 42 (4.19%) Ruby
10 17 (1.70%) PowerShell
10 17 (1.70%) VB.NET
11 16 (1.60%) PL/SQL
12 15 (1.50%) PHP
12 15 (1.50%) Shell Script
13 11 (1.10%) VB
14 9 (0.90%) MATLAB
15 8 (0.80%) T-SQL
16 6 (0.60%) VBA
16 6 (0.60%) XPath
Qualifications
1 558 (55.69%) SC Cleared
2 313 (31.24%) DV Cleared
3 163 (16.27%) Degree
4 66 (6.59%) Cisco Certification
5 43 (4.29%) CCNA
6 33 (3.29%) Microsoft Certification
7 32 (3.19%) CCNP
8 30 (2.99%) CISSP
9 16 (1.60%) MCP
10 14 (1.40%) ITIL Certification
11 13 (1.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 13 (1.30%) MCSE
11 13 (1.30%) ISEB
12 11 (1.10%) CISM
13 9 (0.90%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 9 (0.90%) ISTQB
14 8 (0.80%) CEH
14 8 (0.80%) CISA
14 8 (0.80%) MCITP
14 8 (0.80%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (5.99%) SLA
2 34 (3.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 29 (2.89%) QA
4 13 (1.30%) PCI DSS
5 10 (1.00%) ISO 9001
6 7 (0.70%) JSP 440
6 7 (0.70%) COBIT
7 6 (0.60%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.100%) DO-178B
8 1 (0.100%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 112 (11.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 81 (8.08%) Active Directory
3 76 (7.58%) Hyper-V
4 33 (3.29%) vSphere
5 18 (1.80%) XenApp
6 15 (1.50%) Firmware
7 13 (1.30%) EMC RecoverPoint
8 12 (1.20%) VMware ESX
8 12 (1.20%) XenServer
9 10 (1.00%) VMware ESXi
10 9 (0.90%) Oracle RAC
11 8 (0.80%) Terminal Services
12 7 (0.70%) Oracle Clusterware
13 3 (0.30%) XenDesktop
13 3 (0.30%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 3 (0.30%) Microsoft App-V
13 3 (0.30%) ProxySG
14 2 (0.20%) HDFS
14 2 (0.20%) BitLocker
14 2 (0.20%) KVM
Systems Management
1 44 (4.39%) SCCM
2 29 (2.89%) SCOM
3 21 (2.10%) NetBackup
4 13 (1.30%) HP SIM
4 13 (1.30%) HP Data Protector
4 13 (1.30%) EMC NetWorker
5 12 (1.20%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 12 (1.20%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 9 (0.90%) Opsview
6 9 (0.90%) Cisco LMS
6 9 (0.90%) Data Guard
6 9 (0.90%) Oracle RMAN
7 7 (0.70%) Oracle Flashback
8 6 (0.60%) Norton AntiVirus
8 6 (0.60%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 6 (0.60%) Hyperic
9 5 (0.50%) SCVMM
10 4 (0.40%) Puppet
11 3 (0.30%) Backup Exec
11 3 (0.30%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 211 (21.06%) Microsoft
2 196 (19.56%) Oracle
3 144 (14.37%) VMware
4 111 (11.08%) Cisco
5 52 (5.19%) Symantec
6 47 (4.69%) HP
7 43 (4.29%) Citrix
8 29 (2.89%) IBM
9 27 (2.69%) Juniper
10 22 (2.20%) SAP
11 21 (2.10%) NetApp
12 20 (2.00%) ESRI
13 18 (1.80%) SolarWinds
14 16 (1.60%) Red Hat
14 16 (1.60%) F5
15 15 (1.50%) EMC
16 14 (1.40%) webMethods
16 14 (1.40%) Adobe
17 12 (1.20%) MobileIron
18 10 (1.00%) Dell
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