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 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Clearance
Rank 22 36 19
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -17
Permanent jobs citing Security Cleared 541 351 578
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 8.89% 6.45% 10.63%
As % of the Qualifications category 29.27% 23.06% 30.42%
Number of salaries quoted 377 274 463
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -3.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,800 £28,256 £31,700
10% offered a salary of more than £63,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £46,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+9.41% +2.40%
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
1848 1522 1900
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 30.36% 27.99% 34.96%
Number of salaries quoted 1458 1247 1616
Average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £23,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £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 31 March 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 31 March 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 0 200 £52,000 +30.00% 32
Wiltshire +28 129 £38,000 -1.90% 19
Bristol +30 119 £45,000 +9.09% 17
Somerset +25 37 £44,500 +35.45% 3
Dorset -17 19 £38,750 +10.71% 4
Devon -8 9 £60,000 +71.42%
Avon +2 7 £55,000 +22.22%
Security Cleared
England

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 31 March 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.

1 770 (67.60%) SC Cleared
2 353 (30.99%) DV Cleared
3 232 (20.37%) ITIL
4 214 (18.79%) Java
5 208 (18.26%) Windows
6 206 (18.09%) Microsoft
7 204 (17.91%) SQL
8 196 (17.21%) C
9 194 (17.03%) Linux
10 183 (16.07%) Degree
11 180 (15.80%) Oracle
12 174 (15.28%) Agile Software Development
13 145 (12.73%) Finance
14 143 (12.55%) C++
14 143 (12.55%) Software Engineering
15 134 (11.76%) SQL Server
16 132 (11.59%) Cisco
17 131 (11.50%) HTML
18 129 (11.33%) VMware
19 124 (10.89%) JavaScript
20 116 (10.18%) C#
21 114 (10.01%) .NET
22 113 (9.92%) Firewall
23 102 (8.96%) UNIX
24 97 (8.52%) MS Excel
25 96 (8.43%) CSS
25 96 (8.43%) Information Security
26 93 (8.17%) J2EE
27 92 (8.08%) Active Directory
28 91 (7.99%) Project Management

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

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 83 (7.29%) SharePoint
2 38 (3.34%) WebLogic
3 36 (3.16%) MS Exchange
4 27 (2.37%) Joomla!
5 26 (2.28%) SharePoint 2010
6 25 (2.19%) IIS
7 20 (1.76%) WebSphere
7 20 (1.76%) Alfresco
7 20 (1.76%) SharePoint 2013
8 19 (1.67%) JBoss
9 17 (1.49%) Tomcat
9 17 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2010
10 16 (1.40%) Exchange Server 2013
11 14 (1.23%) Lync
12 10 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2003
13 9 (0.79%) Apache
14 8 (0.70%) ArcGIS
14 8 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2000
14 8 (0.70%) Documentum
14 8 (0.70%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 97 (8.52%) MS Excel
2 42 (3.69%) MS Office
3 23 (2.02%) MS Project
4 10 (0.88%) MS PowerPoint
5 9 (0.79%) MS Visio
6 5 (0.44%) FastStats
7 3 (0.26%) Maya
7 3 (0.26%) 3ds Max
7 3 (0.26%) Adobe Illustrator
7 3 (0.26%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 3 (0.26%) InfoPath
8 2 (0.18%) Simulink
9 1 (0.088%) PowerPivot
9 1 (0.088%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.088%) Revit
9 1 (0.088%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 5 (0.44%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.35%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (0.26%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (0.18%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.18%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (0.18%) Oracle Financials
4 2 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.088%) assyst
5 1 (0.088%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.088%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.088%) Oracle 11i
5 1 (0.088%) Oracle SCM
5 1 (0.088%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (0.088%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.088%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 15 (1.32%) Office 365
2 7 (0.61%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (0.35%) SaaS
5 2 (0.18%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 113 (9.92%) Firewall
2 63 (5.53%) DNS
3 59 (5.18%) WAN
4 53 (4.65%) TCP/IP
5 49 (4.30%) DHCP
6 48 (4.21%) LAN
7 43 (3.78%) HTTP
8 39 (3.42%) Network Security
9 34 (2.99%) Internet
10 31 (2.72%) SAN
10 31 (2.72%) VPN
11 29 (2.55%) Wireless
12 27 (2.37%) Cisco ASA
12 27 (2.37%) SSL
13 16 (1.40%) LDAP
13 16 (1.40%) VLAN
14 15 (1.32%) VoIP
14 15 (1.32%) FTP
14 15 (1.32%) Telnet
15 14 (1.23%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 134 (11.76%) SQL Server
2 40 (3.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 36 (3.16%) MySQL
4 35 (3.07%) Data Warehouse
5 34 (2.99%) Oracle Database
6 28 (2.46%) MongoDB
7 26 (2.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 26 (2.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 21 (1.84%) Relational Database
9 17 (1.49%) Oracle Reports
10 16 (1.40%) Oracle Database 11g
10 16 (1.40%) Hadoop
11 15 (1.32%) QlikView
12 14 (1.23%) RDBMS
13 11 (0.97%) Oracle9i Database
13 11 (0.97%) Big Data
14 10 (0.88%) Crystal Reports
15 9 (0.79%) OLAP
16 8 (0.70%) Oracle Database 10g
16 8 (0.70%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 53 (4.65%) Maven
2 46 (4.04%) Subversion
3 27 (2.37%) Team Foundation Server
3 27 (2.37%) Jenkins
4 26 (2.28%) Oracle Forms
5 24 (2.11%) Ant
6 21 (1.84%) Visual Studio
7 17 (1.49%) Apache Ivy
8 16 (1.40%) Rational DOORS
9 13 (1.14%) Oracle APEX
10 12 (1.05%) JIRA
10 12 (1.05%) Eclipse
11 10 (0.88%) Mercurial
12 9 (0.79%) Hudson
12 9 (0.79%) Git (software)
13 8 (0.70%) GDB
13 8 (0.70%) WinDbg
13 8 (0.70%) Rational Performance Tester
13 8 (0.70%) ClearCase
13 8 (0.70%) LoadRunner
General
1 145 (12.73%) Finance
2 89 (7.81%) Telecoms
3 73 (6.41%) Banking
4 72 (6.32%) Military
5 46 (4.04%) Aerospace
6 27 (2.37%) Legal
7 24 (2.11%) Manufacturing
8 20 (1.76%) Advertising
9 16 (1.40%) Electronics
10 10 (0.88%) Retail
11 8 (0.70%) Multimedia
12 7 (0.61%) Marketing
13 6 (0.53%) Games
14 3 (0.26%) Law
14 3 (0.26%) Publishing
15 1 (0.088%) Back Office
15 1 (0.088%) French Language
15 1 (0.088%) Investment Banking
15 1 (0.088%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 214 (18.79%) Developer
2 136 (11.94%) Analyst
3 118 (10.36%) Architect
4 92 (8.08%) Software Engineer
5 84 (7.37%) Consultant
6 72 (6.32%) Project Manager
7 65 (5.71%) Java Developer
8 50 (4.39%) Business Analyst
9 36 (3.16%) Software Developer
9 36 (3.16%) Applications Developer
10 35 (3.07%) Network Engineer
11 32 (2.81%) Systems Engineer
12 31 (2.72%) Administrator
12 31 (2.72%) Applications Support
13 30 (2.63%) Solutions Architect
14 29 (2.55%) .NET Developer
14 29 (2.55%) Designer
15 28 (2.46%) Technical Architect
15 28 (2.46%) Test Analyst
16 26 (2.28%) C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 131 (11.50%) HTML
2 114 (10.01%) .NET
3 96 (8.43%) CSS
4 93 (8.17%) J2EE
5 83 (7.29%) XML
6 55 (4.83%) ASP.NET
7 54 (4.74%) Web Services
8 49 (4.30%) HTML5
9 48 (4.21%) Spring
10 42 (3.69%) Middleware
11 39 (3.42%) JSP
12 38 (3.34%) Hibernate
13 34 (2.99%) SOAP
14 27 (2.37%) Entity Framework
14 27 (2.37%) .NET Framework
15 24 (2.11%) ASP.NET MVC
16 22 (1.93%) JPA
17 20 (1.76%) Dojo
17 20 (1.76%) Spring MVC
17 20 (1.76%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 59 (5.18%) Computer Science
1 59 (5.18%) Open Source
2 57 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
3 54 (4.74%) Management Information System
4 25 (2.19%) Clustering
4 25 (2.19%) GIS
5 24 (2.11%) CESG
6 23 (2.02%) Mathematics
7 22 (1.93%) RIA
8 21 (1.84%) RMADS
8 21 (1.84%) Client/Server
9 20 (1.76%) PKI
9 20 (1.76%) Enterprise Software
9 20 (1.76%) Embedded Systems
10 19 (1.67%) Visualisation
11 18 (1.58%) Physics
12 13 (1.14%) Blackberry
13 11 (0.97%) Artificial Intelligence
13 11 (0.97%) Neural Network
13 11 (0.97%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 208 (18.26%) Windows
2 194 (17.03%) Linux
3 102 (8.96%) UNIX
4 49 (4.30%) Windows Server 2008
5 32 (2.81%) Windows Server 2003
6 30 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
7 24 (2.11%) Android
8 20 (1.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 20 (1.76%) Apple iOS
9 16 (1.40%) Windows 7
10 13 (1.14%) Solaris
11 12 (1.05%) Windows XP
12 8 (0.70%) AIX
13 6 (0.53%) SUSE
14 5 (0.44%) Windows 8
15 4 (0.35%) HPUX
16 3 (0.26%) Ubuntu
17 2 (0.18%) Debian
18 1 (0.088%) Windows 2000
18 1 (0.088%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 232 (20.37%) ITIL
2 174 (15.28%) Agile Software Development
3 143 (12.55%) Software Engineering
4 96 (8.43%) Information Security
5 91 (7.99%) Project Management
6 85 (7.46%) PRINCE2
7 82 (7.20%) UML
8 80 (7.02%) Cyber Security
9 77 (6.76%) Business Intelligence
10 59 (5.18%) Service Management
11 58 (5.09%) Time Management
12 53 (4.65%) Validation
13 50 (4.39%) MVC
14 49 (4.30%) Mentoring
15 46 (4.04%) OO
16 45 (3.95%) Business Analysis
17 41 (3.60%) Test Scripting
18 40 (3.51%) Configuration Management
18 40 (3.51%) Service Delivery
19 38 (3.34%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 214 (18.79%) Java
2 204 (17.91%) SQL
3 196 (17.21%) C
4 143 (12.55%) C++
5 124 (10.89%) JavaScript
6 116 (10.18%) C#
7 75 (6.58%) Python
8 43 (3.78%) Bash Shell
9 37 (3.25%) Perl
10 33 (2.90%) PowerShell
11 28 (2.46%) PHP
12 26 (2.28%) PL/SQL
13 22 (1.93%) Shell Script
14 21 (1.84%) Ruby
15 18 (1.58%) VB
16 13 (1.14%) T-SQL
17 9 (0.79%) MATLAB
18 8 (0.70%) VBA
18 8 (0.70%) Delphi
19 7 (0.61%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 770 (67.60%) SC Cleared
2 353 (30.99%) DV Cleared
3 183 (16.07%) Degree
4 66 (5.79%) Cisco Certification
5 46 (4.04%) CCNA
6 41 (3.60%) Microsoft Certification
7 35 (3.07%) ISEB
8 34 (2.99%) CCNP
9 24 (2.11%) CISSP
9 24 (2.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 19 (1.67%) ISTQB
11 18 (1.58%) MCPD
12 17 (1.49%) ITIL Certification
12 17 (1.49%) MCP
13 14 (1.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 13 (1.14%) MCSE
15 10 (0.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 9 (0.79%) GIAC
17 8 (0.70%) CCIE
18 6 (0.53%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (4.39%) SLA
2 30 (2.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 24 (2.11%) QA
4 10 (0.88%) JSP 440
5 6 (0.53%) ISO 9001
6 5 (0.44%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.18%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.18%) TickIT
7 2 (0.18%) COBIT
8 1 (0.088%) CESG Infosec
8 1 (0.088%) ISO 9000
8 1 (0.088%) BS15000
System Software
1 92 (8.08%) Active Directory
2 77 (6.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 43 (3.78%) Hyper-V
4 19 (1.67%) VMware ESXi
5 18 (1.58%) XenApp
6 17 (1.49%) Firmware
7 14 (1.23%) vSphere
8 12 (1.05%) vCloud
8 12 (1.05%) Terminal Services
9 7 (0.61%) VMware ESX
10 5 (0.44%) Snort
11 4 (0.35%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 4 (0.35%) XenDesktop
11 4 (0.35%) KVM
11 4 (0.35%) NFS
12 3 (0.26%) Oracle Clusterware
12 3 (0.26%) Forefront TMG
12 3 (0.26%) Oracle RAC
13 2 (0.18%) Terminal Server
13 2 (0.18%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 36 (3.16%) SCCM
2 29 (2.55%) SCOM
3 19 (1.67%) NetBackup
4 14 (1.23%) SCVMM
5 13 (1.14%) HP SIM
6 12 (1.05%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 12 (1.05%) HP Data Protector
6 12 (1.05%) Nagios
7 11 (0.97%) WSUS
8 10 (0.88%) Puppet
9 9 (0.79%) HP Quality Center
10 7 (0.61%) OpenView
10 7 (0.61%) Tivoli
10 7 (0.61%) Hyperic
11 6 (0.53%) Netcool
11 6 (0.53%) Cisco CUCM
12 5 (0.44%) McAfee ePO
12 5 (0.44%) Backup Exec
13 4 (0.35%) Norton AntiVirus
14 3 (0.26%) OPNET
Vendors
1 206 (18.09%) Microsoft
2 180 (15.80%) Oracle
3 132 (11.59%) Cisco
4 129 (11.33%) VMware
5 62 (5.44%) HP
6 47 (4.13%) Juniper
7 42 (3.69%) IBM
8 37 (3.25%) Citrix
9 35 (3.07%) CheckPoint
10 30 (2.63%) Symantec
11 27 (2.37%) F5
12 26 (2.28%) Red Hat
13 23 (2.02%) Adobe
14 21 (1.84%) Business Objects
15 18 (1.58%) Avaya
16 17 (1.49%) Riverbed
17 16 (1.40%) SAP
18 13 (1.14%) Dell
18 13 (1.14%) ESRI
18 13 (1.14%) McAfee
Bristol, Avon
Experis Ltd
Salary: £1 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
South West
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35K-£55K
Posted: 15 hours ago
South West
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Up to £55,000
Posted: 16 hours ago
South West
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £65,000
Posted: 16 hours ago
South West
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £65,000
Posted: 16 hours ago
Wiltshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £23000 - £33000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 48,000-60,000
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 - 72,000 Negotiated on individual.
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000-60,000
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: Pension + Medical
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £43000 per annum + pension , medical
Posted: 2 days ago
Corsham, Wiltshire
DMS Computer Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum £30-40K pa + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: up to 46k + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucestershire
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 65000 + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Pension + Medical
Posted: 3 days ago