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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Clearance
Rank 28 39 10
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -29
Permanent jobs citing Security Cleared 491 292 866
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 7.96% 5.76% 14.90%
As % of the Qualifications category 28.07% 19.70% 39.22%
Number of salaries quoted 360 244 763
Average salary £42,500 £38,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.38% +1.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £43,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+10.46% +4.87%
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
1749 1482 2208
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 28.34% 29.24% 37.99%
Number of salaries quoted 1437 1268 1940
Average salary £38,000 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.29% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,750 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,800 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -

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 22 September 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 22 September 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 +10 165 £42,500 +10.38% 26
Bristol +8 141 £48,500 +21.25% 20
Wiltshire +29 100 £40,000 -11.60% 23
Somerset +12 48 £29,712 +16.51% 18
Dorset -9 10 £25,000 -37.50% 4
Devon -25 8 £26,266 -22.74% 9
Avon - 1 £52,500 -
Security Cleared
England

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 September 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.

1 521 (54.73%) SC Cleared
2 263 (27.63%) DV Cleared
3 247 (25.95%) Degree
4 220 (23.11%) Java
5 196 (20.59%) C++
6 188 (19.75%) Windows
7 183 (19.22%) Software Engineering
8 182 (19.12%) Linux
9 174 (18.28%) C
10 164 (17.23%) Microsoft
11 150 (15.76%) C#
12 143 (15.02%) ITIL
12 143 (15.02%) Agile Software Development
13 139 (14.60%) SQL
14 129 (13.55%) JavaScript
15 126 (13.24%) Computer Science
16 123 (12.92%) Oracle
17 118 (12.39%) HTML
18 112 (11.76%) VMware
19 96 (10.08%) UNIX
20 91 (9.56%) MS Excel
21 90 (9.45%) Aerospace
22 86 (9.03%) Python
23 85 (8.93%) UML
24 82 (8.61%) Cisco
24 82 (8.61%) Telecoms
25 81 (8.51%) Finance
26 74 (7.77%) .NET
26 74 (7.77%) VMware Infrastructure
27 69 (7.25%) SQL Server

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

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 37 (3.89%) Apache
2 34 (3.57%) MS Exchange
3 32 (3.36%) WebLogic
4 31 (3.26%) SharePoint
5 26 (2.73%) Exchange Server 2010
6 20 (2.10%) Exchange Server 2003
7 18 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2000
8 16 (1.68%) ArcGIS
9 15 (1.58%) Joomla!
9 15 (1.58%) Alfresco
10 13 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2007
10 13 (1.37%) Lync
11 11 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2013
12 10 (1.05%) IIS
13 8 (0.84%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 3 (0.32%) Tomcat
15 2 (0.21%) CMS
15 2 (0.21%) SharePoint 2010
16 1 (0.11%) WebSphere
16 1 (0.11%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 91 (9.56%) MS Excel
2 31 (3.26%) MS Office
3 10 (1.05%) MS Project
4 9 (0.95%) MS PowerPoint
5 8 (0.84%) MS Visio
6 7 (0.74%) Acrobat
6 7 (0.74%) FrameMaker
7 6 (0.63%) Simulink
8 4 (0.42%) AutoCAD
9 3 (0.32%) Adobe Captivate
9 3 (0.32%) Spreadsheet
10 1 (0.11%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 5 (0.53%) Dynamics AX
1 5 (0.53%) assyst
2 4 (0.42%) Maximo
3 3 (0.32%) Oracle Financials
3 3 (0.32%) Teamcenter
4 2 (0.21%) Oracle SCM
4 2 (0.21%) Oracle ERP
4 2 (0.21%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (0.21%) Oracle Payables
4 2 (0.21%) Oracle Receivables
4 2 (0.21%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (0.11%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.11%) SAP PP
5 1 (0.11%) SAP QM
5 1 (0.11%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (0.53%) SaaS
2 3 (0.32%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.21%) IaaS
4 1 (0.11%) PaaS
4 1 (0.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 65 (6.83%) Firewall
2 51 (5.36%) Internet
3 41 (4.31%) DHCP
4 39 (4.10%) WAN
5 38 (3.99%) SAN
5 38 (3.99%) TCP/IP
6 33 (3.47%) DNS
6 33 (3.47%) Network Security
7 30 (3.15%) LAN
8 25 (2.63%) VPN
9 23 (2.42%) HTTP
10 21 (2.21%) IPv6
11 20 (2.10%) IPv4
12 19 (2.00%) VoIP
12 19 (2.00%) Wireless
13 16 (1.68%) SSL
13 16 (1.68%) Wireshark
14 11 (1.16%) IPsec
15 8 (0.84%) OSPF
15 8 (0.84%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (7.25%) SQL Server
2 34 (3.57%) Oracle Database
2 34 (3.57%) MySQL
3 32 (3.36%) Oracle Database 11g
4 19 (2.00%) MongoDB
5 17 (1.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 13 (1.37%) Hadoop
6 13 (1.37%) PostgreSQL
7 12 (1.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 12 (1.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 10 (1.05%) Apache Accumulo
9 6 (0.63%) Oracle Database 10g
9 6 (0.63%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (0.42%) Oracle Reports
10 4 (0.42%) RDBMS
10 4 (0.42%) Relational Database
10 4 (0.42%) Oracle BI EE
11 3 (0.32%) Big Data
11 3 (0.32%) Crystal Reports
12 2 (0.21%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 40 (4.20%) Rational DOORS
2 30 (3.15%) Subversion
3 22 (2.31%) GDB
4 21 (2.21%) Maven
5 17 (1.79%) LoadRunner
6 16 (1.68%) Oracle APEX
7 15 (1.58%) GCC
7 15 (1.58%) Apache Ivy
7 15 (1.58%) Ant
8 10 (1.05%) Visual Studio
9 7 (0.74%) WinDbg
9 7 (0.74%) Oracle Forms
9 7 (0.74%) QuickTest Pro
10 6 (0.63%) Team Foundation Server
11 5 (0.53%) Rational Rhapsody
11 5 (0.53%) Jenkins
11 5 (0.53%) Bugzilla
12 4 (0.42%) SpecFlow
13 3 (0.32%) Selenium
13 3 (0.32%) SoapUI
General
1 90 (9.45%) Aerospace
2 82 (8.61%) Telecoms
3 81 (8.51%) Finance
4 46 (4.83%) Military
5 32 (3.36%) Legal
6 30 (3.15%) Banking
7 27 (2.84%) Electronics
8 21 (2.21%) Advertising
9 13 (1.37%) Law
10 11 (1.16%) Manufacturing
11 7 (0.74%) Local Government
11 7 (0.74%) Automotive
12 4 (0.42%) Marketing
13 3 (0.32%) Games
14 2 (0.21%) Retail
14 2 (0.21%) Avionics
15 1 (0.11%) French Language
15 1 (0.11%) Spanish Language
15 1 (0.11%) Multimedia
15 1 (0.11%) Billing
Job Titles
1 148 (15.55%) Developer
2 119 (12.50%) Consultant
3 114 (11.97%) Software Engineer
4 98 (10.29%) Architect
5 75 (7.88%) Analyst
6 50 (5.25%) Java Developer
7 46 (4.83%) Technical Architect
8 39 (4.10%) Systems Engineer
9 38 (3.99%) C++ Developer
10 32 (3.36%) Support Engineer
11 30 (3.15%) Project Manager
12 28 (2.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 28 (2.94%) Applications Support
13 25 (2.63%) Graduate
14 24 (2.52%) Tester
15 23 (2.42%) Test Analyst
16 22 (2.31%) Network Engineer
16 22 (2.31%) Software Developer
17 19 (2.00%) Security Consultant
17 19 (2.00%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 118 (12.39%) HTML
2 74 (7.77%) .NET
3 64 (6.72%) J2EE
4 54 (5.67%) XML
5 43 (4.52%) Hibernate
6 39 (4.10%) HTML5
7 38 (3.99%) CSS
8 37 (3.89%) Spring
9 36 (3.78%) Middleware
10 30 (3.15%) Apache Flex
11 25 (2.63%) Qt
12 24 (2.52%) Spring MVC
13 23 (2.42%) JPA
13 23 (2.42%) jQuery
13 23 (2.42%) Web Services
13 23 (2.42%) XHTML
14 20 (2.10%) ASP.NET
15 19 (2.00%) FreeMarker
16 18 (1.89%) EJB
16 18 (1.89%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 126 (13.24%) Computer Science
2 57 (5.99%) GIS
3 53 (5.57%) Management Information System
4 52 (5.46%) Mathematics
5 50 (5.25%) PKI
6 49 (5.15%) Open Source
7 37 (3.89%) Analytical Skills
8 28 (2.94%) RIA
9 17 (1.79%) User Experience
10 14 (1.47%) CESG
10 14 (1.47%) Enterprise Software
11 13 (1.37%) Digital Media
11 13 (1.37%) Mobile App
12 12 (1.26%) Clustering
12 12 (1.26%) iPhone
13 11 (1.16%) Embedded Systems
14 10 (1.05%) Device Driver
15 9 (0.95%) Blackberry
16 8 (0.84%) Client/Server
16 8 (0.84%) RMADS
Operating Systems
1 188 (19.75%) Windows
2 182 (19.12%) Linux
3 96 (10.08%) UNIX
4 33 (3.47%) Android
5 31 (3.26%) Windows Server 2003
6 29 (3.05%) Windows Server 2008
6 29 (3.05%) Windows 7
7 27 (2.84%) Solaris
8 25 (2.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 23 (2.42%) HPUX
10 20 (2.10%) Windows XP
11 16 (1.68%) Apple iOS
12 11 (1.16%) Windows 8
12 11 (1.16%) Windows Server 2012
13 10 (1.05%) Windows Vista
14 8 (0.84%) Windows 2000
15 2 (0.21%) Debian
15 2 (0.21%) AIX
15 2 (0.21%) CentOS
15 2 (0.21%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 183 (19.22%) Software Engineering
2 143 (15.02%) ITIL
2 143 (15.02%) Agile Software Development
3 85 (8.93%) UML
4 60 (6.30%) Web Development
5 58 (6.09%) Project Management
6 55 (5.78%) OO
7 52 (5.46%) Scrum
8 47 (4.94%) Information Security
9 46 (4.83%) Service Management
10 43 (4.52%) Continuous Integration
11 40 (4.20%) TDD
12 39 (4.10%) Mentoring
12 39 (4.10%) Configuration Management
13 38 (3.99%) Cyber Security
14 34 (3.57%) Business Analysis
15 33 (3.47%) Information Assurance
16 32 (3.36%) Security Architecture
16 32 (3.36%) Business Development
16 32 (3.36%) MODAF
Programming Languages
1 220 (23.11%) Java
2 196 (20.59%) C++
3 174 (18.28%) C
4 150 (15.76%) C#
5 139 (14.60%) SQL
6 129 (13.55%) JavaScript
7 86 (9.03%) Python
8 51 (5.36%) Shell Script
9 41 (4.31%) VB
10 34 (3.57%) Perl
11 32 (3.36%) PowerShell
12 25 (2.63%) Ruby
13 19 (2.00%) Bash Shell
14 13 (1.37%) MATLAB
15 12 (1.26%) PHP
16 11 (1.16%) Ada
17 9 (0.95%) PL/SQL
18 8 (0.84%) T-SQL
18 8 (0.84%) VBScript
19 6 (0.63%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 521 (54.73%) SC Cleared
2 263 (27.63%) DV Cleared
3 247 (25.95%) Degree
4 34 (3.57%) ISEB
5 31 (3.26%) Cisco Certification
6 19 (2.00%) MCP
6 19 (2.00%) CCNP
7 17 (1.79%) ISTQB
8 15 (1.58%) HNC
8 15 (1.58%) CEH
9 14 (1.47%) Microsoft Certification
9 14 (1.47%) PhD
10 13 (1.37%) CISSP
10 13 (1.37%) CCNA
11 12 (1.26%) MCSE
12 10 (1.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 9 (0.95%) BC Cleared
13 9 (0.95%) CISM
14 8 (0.84%) HND
14 8 (0.84%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (4.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 29 (3.05%) QA
3 16 (1.68%) HMG Infosec
4 14 (1.47%) SLA
4 14 (1.47%) ISO 9001
4 14 (1.47%) IEC 61508
5 11 (1.16%) PCI DSS
6 9 (0.95%) DO-178B
7 8 (0.84%) TickIT
8 3 (0.32%) JSP 440
9 2 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 17799
10 1 (0.11%) DO-160
10 1 (0.11%) ISO 9000
10 1 (0.11%) BS7799
System Software
1 74 (7.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 68 (7.14%) Active Directory
3 43 (4.52%) VMware ESX
4 34 (3.57%) Hyper-V
5 33 (3.47%) Terminal Services
6 28 (2.94%) vSphere
7 11 (1.16%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 9 (0.95%) XenApp
9 8 (0.84%) VMware ESXi
10 6 (0.63%) Microsoft App-V
11 3 (0.32%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 3 (0.32%) ISA Server
11 3 (0.32%) Snort
12 2 (0.21%) Nmap
12 2 (0.21%) NFS
12 2 (0.21%) XenDesktop
12 2 (0.21%) Xen
13 1 (0.11%) XenServer
13 1 (0.11%) VirtualBox
13 1 (0.11%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 24 (2.52%) NetBackup
2 19 (2.00%) SCCM
3 17 (1.79%) Nagios
4 16 (1.68%) OPNET
4 16 (1.68%) OpenView
5 14 (1.47%) HP Quality Center
6 11 (1.16%) SolarWinds Orion
6 11 (1.16%) CA Spectrum
7 9 (0.95%) Norton AntiVirus
7 9 (0.95%) Backup Exec
8 8 (0.84%) Tivoli
9 7 (0.74%) McAfee ePO
10 6 (0.63%) Netcool
11 5 (0.53%) WSUS
11 5 (0.53%) CiscoWorks
11 5 (0.53%) Netcool/OMNIbus
12 4 (0.42%) ARCserve
12 4 (0.42%) Check_MK
13 3 (0.32%) Forefront Identity Manager
14 2 (0.21%) Nessus
Vendors
1 164 (17.23%) Microsoft
2 123 (12.92%) Oracle
3 112 (11.76%) VMware
4 82 (8.61%) Cisco
5 62 (6.51%) HP
5 62 (6.51%) Citrix
6 53 (5.57%) Juniper
7 41 (4.31%) ESRI
7 41 (4.31%) Red Hat
8 36 (3.78%) F5
9 33 (3.47%) Adobe
10 24 (2.52%) Symantec
11 22 (2.31%) JBoss
12 21 (2.21%) IBM
13 18 (1.89%) NetApp
13 18 (1.89%) SolarWinds
14 15 (1.58%) Brocade
14 15 (1.58%) Remedy
14 15 (1.58%) Veritas
15 13 (1.37%) BT
Wiltshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £31000.00 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
The People Network
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per week + excellent benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
The People Network
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + plus superb benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
The People Network
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Superb Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Wiltshire
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £30000 to £40000 per annum - benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: upto 46k + excellent benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Salisbury, Wiltshire
SmartSourcing plc
Posted: Yesterday
Salisbury, Wiltshire
SmartSourcing plc
Posted: Yesterday
South West
ISL
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000 per annum + good benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Somerset
Boeing
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 2 days ago
Salisbury, Wiltshire
Public Health England
Posted: 2 days ago
Wiltshire
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £35000 to £40000 per annum - generous benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Car/Van
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
set2recruit
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £50,000 to £75,000 per annum plus outstanding package
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £35,000 to £65,000 per annum plus outstanding package
Posted: 3 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
The People Network
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
set2recruit
Salary: + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
set2recruit
Salary: + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Somerset
Boeing
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 4 days ago