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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Clearance
Rank 28 33 10
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -23
Permanent jobs citing Security Cleared 414 319 835
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 6.71% 6.30% 14.77%
As % of the Qualifications category 24.98% 21.21% 38.73%
Number of salaries quoted 290 258 734
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 £27,000 £27,550
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+11.76% -
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
1657 1504 2156
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 26.86% 29.70% 38.13%
Number of salaries quoted 1315 1274 1910
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 £23,000 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 £40,000 -5.88% 16
Bristol +2 115 £46,000 +22.66% 27
Wiltshire +5 66 £44,000 -2.76% 20
Somerset +6 40 £29,000 +5.45% 5
Dorset -17 9 £33,750 -10.00% 8
Devon -14 7 £25,000 -26.47% 8
Avon - 1 £52,500 -
Security Cleared
England

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 450 (51.72%) SC Cleared
2 252 (28.97%) DV Cleared
3 218 (25.06%) Java
4 213 (24.48%) Degree
5 200 (22.99%) C++
6 193 (22.18%) Software Engineering
7 185 (21.26%) C
8 180 (20.69%) Linux
9 177 (20.34%) Windows
10 151 (17.36%) SQL
11 140 (16.09%) Microsoft
12 135 (15.52%) ITIL
13 133 (15.29%) Computer Science
14 130 (14.94%) C#
15 115 (13.22%) JavaScript
16 114 (13.10%) Oracle
17 105 (12.07%) VMware
18 97 (11.15%) HTML
19 95 (10.92%) UNIX
20 85 (9.77%) Aerospace
21 84 (9.66%) Agile Software Development
21 84 (9.66%) MS Excel
22 82 (9.43%) UML
23 80 (9.20%) Telecoms
24 79 (9.08%) Finance
25 77 (8.85%) J2EE
26 74 (8.51%) Python
26 74 (8.51%) Cisco
27 72 (8.28%) VMware Infrastructure
28 71 (8.16%) Web Development

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 46 (5.29%) WebLogic
2 37 (4.25%) Apache
3 31 (3.56%) MS Exchange
4 23 (2.64%) Exchange Server 2010
5 21 (2.41%) SharePoint
6 19 (2.18%) Exchange Server 2003
7 17 (1.95%) Exchange Server 2000
8 12 (1.38%) ArcGIS
8 12 (1.38%) Joomla!
8 12 (1.38%) Exchange Server 2007
8 12 (1.38%) Alfresco
8 12 (1.38%) Lync
9 11 (1.26%) IIS
10 9 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2013
11 7 (0.80%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 3 (0.34%) CMS
13 2 (0.23%) Oracle Application Server
13 2 (0.23%) Tomcat
13 2 (0.23%) GroupWise
14 1 (0.11%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 84 (9.66%) MS Excel
2 31 (3.56%) MS Office
3 17 (1.95%) MS Project
4 11 (1.26%) MS PowerPoint
5 10 (1.15%) MS Visio
6 7 (0.80%) Acrobat
6 7 (0.80%) FrameMaker
7 6 (0.69%) Simulink
8 5 (0.57%) AutoCAD
9 1 (0.11%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (0.57%) assyst
1 5 (0.57%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (0.46%) Maximo
2 4 (0.46%) Teamcenter
3 3 (0.34%) Oracle Financials
4 2 (0.23%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.23%) Oracle General Ledger
4 2 (0.23%) Oracle Payables
4 2 (0.23%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.11%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.11%) Oracle CRM
5 1 (0.11%) Oracle SCM
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.46%) SaaS
2 2 (0.23%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.23%) IaaS
3 1 (0.11%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 56 (6.44%) Firewall
2 43 (4.94%) Internet
3 41 (4.71%) DHCP
3 41 (4.71%) Network Security
4 38 (4.37%) HTTP
5 34 (3.91%) WAN
5 34 (3.91%) SAN
6 33 (3.79%) TCP/IP
7 30 (3.45%) DNS
8 28 (3.22%) LAN
9 20 (2.30%) IPv4
9 20 (2.30%) IPv6
10 19 (2.18%) VPN
11 18 (2.07%) SSL
12 17 (1.95%) Wireless
12 17 (1.95%) Wireshark
13 15 (1.72%) VoIP
14 8 (0.92%) SNMP
15 7 (0.80%) VLAN
15 7 (0.80%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (6.21%) SQL Server
2 33 (3.79%) MySQL
3 30 (3.45%) Oracle Database
4 27 (3.10%) Oracle Database 11g
5 17 (1.95%) MongoDB
6 11 (1.26%) Hadoop
6 11 (1.26%) PostgreSQL
7 7 (0.80%) Apache Accumulo
8 6 (0.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 5 (0.57%) RDBMS
9 5 (0.57%) Relational Database
10 4 (0.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 3 (0.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 3 (0.34%) Oracle BI EE
11 3 (0.34%) Oracle Database 10g
11 3 (0.34%) Data Warehouse
11 3 (0.34%) Oracle Reports
12 2 (0.23%) MS Access
12 2 (0.23%) Crystal Reports
13 1 (0.11%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 43 (4.94%) Rational DOORS
2 23 (2.64%) Subversion
3 21 (2.41%) GDB
4 18 (2.07%) LoadRunner
5 15 (1.72%) Maven
5 15 (1.72%) Oracle APEX
5 15 (1.72%) GCC
6 12 (1.38%) Apache Ivy
6 12 (1.38%) Ant
7 7 (0.80%) Visual Studio
7 7 (0.80%) QuickTest Pro
8 6 (0.69%) WinDbg
9 5 (0.57%) Bugzilla
9 5 (0.57%) Rational Rhapsody
10 4 (0.46%) Oracle Forms
10 4 (0.46%) Team Foundation Server
11 3 (0.34%) Selenium
11 3 (0.34%) SpecFlow
11 3 (0.34%) SoapUI
12 2 (0.23%) Jenkins
General
1 85 (9.77%) Aerospace
2 80 (9.20%) Telecoms
3 79 (9.08%) Finance
4 45 (5.17%) Military
5 30 (3.45%) Legal
6 29 (3.33%) Banking
7 27 (3.10%) Electronics
8 15 (1.72%) Advertising
8 15 (1.72%) Law
9 9 (1.03%) Manufacturing
10 8 (0.92%) Automotive
11 5 (0.57%) Local Government
12 3 (0.34%) Games
13 2 (0.23%) Retail
13 2 (0.23%) Marketing
13 2 (0.23%) Avionics
14 1 (0.11%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 128 (14.71%) Developer
2 107 (12.30%) Software Engineer
3 93 (10.69%) Consultant
4 91 (10.46%) Architect
5 69 (7.93%) Analyst
6 40 (4.60%) Technical Architect
7 39 (4.48%) Java Developer
8 38 (4.37%) Systems Engineer
9 36 (4.14%) C++ Developer
10 29 (3.33%) Support Engineer
11 28 (3.22%) Applications Support
12 25 (2.87%) Tester
13 24 (2.76%) Project Manager
14 23 (2.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 22 (2.53%) Test Analyst
16 21 (2.41%) Software Developer
16 21 (2.41%) Graduate
17 20 (2.30%) Support Analyst
18 19 (2.18%) Network Engineer
19 17 (1.95%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 97 (11.15%) HTML
2 77 (8.85%) J2EE
3 54 (6.21%) .NET
4 53 (6.09%) Hibernate
5 46 (5.29%) Spring
6 44 (5.06%) XML
7 41 (4.71%) Qt
8 37 (4.25%) Middleware
9 35 (4.02%) EJB
10 24 (2.76%) CSS
10 24 (2.76%) HTML5
11 22 (2.53%) Web Services
11 22 (2.53%) Apache Flex
12 20 (2.30%) jQuery
13 19 (2.18%) STL
14 18 (2.07%) FreeMarker
15 17 (1.95%) JSF
15 17 (1.95%) Spring MVC
15 17 (1.95%) Boost C++ Libraries
16 16 (1.84%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 133 (15.29%) Computer Science
2 54 (6.21%) Management Information System
3 51 (5.86%) PKI
4 50 (5.75%) GIS
5 46 (5.29%) Mathematics
6 44 (5.06%) Open Source
7 29 (3.33%) Mobile App
8 28 (3.22%) iPhone
9 21 (2.41%) RIA
10 12 (1.38%) Digital Media
11 11 (1.26%) Embedded Systems
11 11 (1.26%) Device Driver
12 10 (1.15%) Enterprise Software
13 9 (1.03%) Clustering
14 8 (0.92%) CESG
14 8 (0.92%) Blackberry
14 8 (0.92%) Client/Server
14 8 (0.92%) Human Factors
14 8 (0.92%) Statistics
15 7 (0.80%) RMADS
Operating Systems
1 180 (20.69%) Linux
2 177 (20.34%) Windows
3 95 (10.92%) UNIX
4 44 (5.06%) Android
5 32 (3.68%) Solaris
6 28 (3.22%) Windows Server 2003
7 27 (3.10%) Windows Server 2008
8 26 (2.99%) HPUX
9 24 (2.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 24 (2.76%) Windows 7
10 21 (2.41%) Windows XP
11 13 (1.49%) Apple iOS
12 10 (1.15%) Windows 8
12 10 (1.15%) Windows Vista
13 8 (0.92%) Windows 2000
13 8 (0.92%) Windows Server 2012
14 2 (0.23%) AIX
14 2 (0.23%) CentOS
14 2 (0.23%) Debian
14 2 (0.23%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 193 (22.18%) Software Engineering
2 135 (15.52%) ITIL
3 84 (9.66%) Agile Software Development
4 82 (9.43%) UML
5 71 (8.16%) Web Development
6 61 (7.01%) Project Management
7 56 (6.44%) Continuous Integration
8 51 (5.86%) Cyber Security
9 46 (5.29%) Scrum
10 45 (5.17%) Information Security
10 45 (5.17%) Information Assurance
11 43 (4.94%) OO
12 42 (4.83%) Service Management
13 41 (4.71%) Configuration Management
13 41 (4.71%) Android Development
13 41 (4.71%) iOS Development
14 33 (3.79%) TDD
14 33 (3.79%) Software Architecture
15 32 (3.68%) MODAF
15 32 (3.68%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 218 (25.06%) Java
2 200 (22.99%) C++
3 185 (21.26%) C
4 151 (17.36%) SQL
5 130 (14.94%) C#
6 115 (13.22%) JavaScript
7 74 (8.51%) Python
8 52 (5.98%) Shell Script
9 41 (4.71%) VB
10 35 (4.02%) Perl
11 27 (3.10%) PowerShell
12 26 (2.99%) Ruby
13 18 (2.07%) Bash Shell
14 15 (1.72%) MATLAB
15 11 (1.26%) Ada
16 10 (1.15%) PL/SQL
17 8 (0.92%) VBScript
18 7 (0.80%) T-SQL
19 5 (0.57%) PHP
19 5 (0.57%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 450 (51.72%) SC Cleared
2 252 (28.97%) DV Cleared
3 213 (24.48%) Degree
4 35 (4.02%) ISEB
5 20 (2.30%) Cisco Certification
6 18 (2.07%) CEH
7 16 (1.84%) ISTQB
8 15 (1.72%) CISSP
8 15 (1.72%) MCP
9 14 (1.61%) PhD
9 14 (1.61%) CCNP
10 12 (1.38%) HNC
11 9 (1.03%) Microsoft Certification
11 9 (1.03%) CISM
11 9 (1.03%) MCSE
11 9 (1.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 8 (0.92%) BC Cleared
13 7 (0.80%) ISSAP
14 6 (0.69%) CCNA
15 5 (0.57%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (4.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 29 (3.33%) QA
3 16 (1.84%) HMG Infosec
4 14 (1.61%) IEC 61508
5 12 (1.38%) SLA
6 10 (1.15%) DO-178B
6 10 (1.15%) ISO 9001
7 8 (0.92%) TickIT
8 7 (0.80%) PCI DSS
9 3 (0.34%) JSP 440
10 2 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 17799
11 1 (0.11%) ISO 9000
11 1 (0.11%) BS7799
11 1 (0.11%) DO-160
System Software
1 72 (8.28%) VMware Infrastructure
2 62 (7.13%) Active Directory
3 45 (5.17%) VMware ESX
4 33 (3.79%) Terminal Services
5 31 (3.56%) Hyper-V
6 29 (3.33%) vSphere
7 10 (1.15%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 7 (0.80%) XenApp
9 6 (0.69%) VMware ESXi
10 5 (0.57%) Microsoft App-V
11 3 (0.34%) ISA Server
11 3 (0.34%) Snort
12 2 (0.23%) Nmap
12 2 (0.23%) Xen
12 2 (0.23%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 2 (0.23%) Postfix
13 1 (0.11%) NFS
13 1 (0.11%) VirtualBox
13 1 (0.11%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 26 (2.99%) NetBackup
2 18 (2.07%) SCCM
3 17 (1.95%) Nagios
4 16 (1.84%) OPNET
4 16 (1.84%) OpenView
5 15 (1.72%) HP Quality Center
6 11 (1.26%) SolarWinds Orion
6 11 (1.26%) CA Spectrum
7 9 (1.03%) Backup Exec
7 9 (1.03%) Norton AntiVirus
8 7 (0.80%) McAfee ePO
9 6 (0.69%) CiscoWorks
9 6 (0.69%) Tivoli
10 5 (0.57%) Netcool
10 5 (0.57%) Netcool/OMNIbus
10 5 (0.57%) WSUS
11 4 (0.46%) ARCserve
11 4 (0.46%) Check_MK
12 3 (0.34%) Forefront Identity Manager
13 2 (0.23%) Nessus
Vendors
1 140 (16.09%) Microsoft
2 114 (13.10%) Oracle
3 105 (12.07%) VMware
4 74 (8.51%) Cisco
5 63 (7.24%) HP
6 61 (7.01%) Citrix
7 41 (4.71%) Juniper
7 41 (4.71%) Red Hat
8 35 (4.02%) ESRI
9 31 (3.56%) F5
10 29 (3.33%) BT
11 26 (2.99%) Symantec
12 25 (2.87%) JBoss
13 23 (2.64%) Adobe
14 21 (2.41%) NetApp
15 20 (2.30%) SolarWinds
16 18 (2.07%) IBM
17 17 (1.95%) Remedy
17 17 (1.95%) Brocade
17 17 (1.95%) Veritas
South West
ISL
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000 per annum + good benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Taunton, Somerset
UKHO
Salary: £37,935 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucestershire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucestershire
Apollo Solutions
Salary: £36000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucestershire
LA International
Salary: £48000 - £59000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £61000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucestershire
LA International
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Somerset
Boeing
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
CPS Group UK
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
CPS Group UK
Salary: £28000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + 25 days, company car, home working
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
CPS Group UK
Salary: £22000.00 - £25000.00 per annum + Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Experis Ltd
Salary: £55000.00 - £80000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £55000.00 - £80000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Salisbury, Wiltshire
DMS Computer Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 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
Wiltshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £24000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago