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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Clearance
Rank 24 28 35
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +7
Permanent jobs citing Security Cleared 513 408 320
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 8.58% 6.71% 6.32%
As % of the Qualifications category 28.61% 25.08% 21.29%
Number of salaries quoted 398 285 259
Average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +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
1793 1627 1503
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 29.98% 26.74% 29.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1411 1289 1275
Average salary £40,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.00% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +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 28 August 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 August 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 +4 224 £45,000 +12.50% 48
Wiltshire +25 128 £39,000 -12.35% 18
Bristol -18 101 £42,500 -7.60% 18
Dorset +20 24 £37,500 -11.76% 5
Devon +1 14 £30,500 +22.00% 6
Somerset -19 14 £31,500 +8.62% 2
Cornwall - 3 £55,500 -
Security Cleared
England

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 501 (51.17%) SC Cleared
2 327 (33.40%) DV Cleared
3 247 (25.23%) C
4 224 (22.88%) Windows
5 220 (22.47%) Microsoft
6 216 (22.06%) Linux
7 214 (21.86%) Agile Software Development
8 199 (20.33%) Java
9 193 (19.71%) ITIL
10 190 (19.41%) Oracle
11 178 (18.18%) C++
12 168 (17.16%) Degree
13 148 (15.12%) VMware
14 147 (15.02%) SQL Server
15 140 (14.30%) Software Engineering
16 121 (12.36%) SQL
17 117 (11.95%) Project Management
18 116 (11.85%) C#
19 114 (11.64%) .NET
19 114 (11.64%) VMware Infrastructure
20 110 (11.24%) MS Excel
21 109 (11.13%) UML
22 103 (10.52%) Cisco
23 99 (10.11%) HTML
24 96 (9.81%) Information Security
25 95 (9.70%) Firewall
25 95 (9.70%) UNIX
26 94 (9.60%) SDLC
27 91 (9.30%) Scrum
28 89 (9.09%) JavaScript

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 79 (8.07%) SharePoint
2 59 (6.03%) MS Exchange
3 43 (4.39%) Exchange Server 2010
4 30 (3.06%) Exchange Server 2013
4 30 (3.06%) IIS
5 29 (2.96%) Node.js
6 28 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2007
7 25 (2.55%) Lync
8 23 (2.35%) WebLogic
9 22 (2.25%) Documentum
10 19 (1.94%) Elasticsearch
11 17 (1.74%) ArcGIS
12 15 (1.53%) Alfresco
12 15 (1.53%) Joomla!
13 14 (1.43%) JBoss
14 12 (1.23%) Confluence
14 12 (1.23%) SharePoint 2010
14 12 (1.23%) SharePoint 2013
15 10 (1.02%) Apache
15 10 (1.02%) Tomcat
Applications
1 110 (11.24%) MS Excel
2 35 (3.58%) MS Office
3 7 (0.72%) MS Project
4 5 (0.51%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.41%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.41%) PowerPivot
6 2 (0.20%) S-PLUS
7 1 (0.10%) Maya
7 1 (0.10%) 3ds Max
7 1 (0.10%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.10%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.10%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 7 (0.72%) Oracle BPM
2 5 (0.51%) Oracle Applications
3 4 (0.41%) Maximo
4 3 (0.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.20%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.10%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.10%) Oracle 11i
6 1 (0.10%) Primavera
6 1 (0.10%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 8 (0.82%) Office 365
2 7 (0.72%) SaaS
3 5 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.20%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.20%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.10%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 95 (9.70%) Firewall
2 68 (6.95%) WAN
3 62 (6.33%) LAN
4 50 (5.11%) DNS
5 46 (4.70%) DHCP
6 41 (4.19%) TCP/IP
7 37 (3.78%) Cisco Nexus
8 36 (3.68%) SAN
9 32 (3.27%) Internet
10 29 (2.96%) Wireless
11 26 (2.66%) HTTP
12 17 (1.74%) Network Security
13 16 (1.63%) Cisco IOS
13 16 (1.63%) BGP
13 16 (1.63%) EIGRP
14 15 (1.53%) Wireshark
15 12 (1.23%) Cisco ASA
15 12 (1.23%) VoIP
16 11 (1.12%) LDAP
17 10 (1.02%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 147 (15.02%) SQL Server
2 47 (4.80%) MongoDB
3 43 (4.39%) MySQL
4 35 (3.58%) Oracle Database
5 34 (3.47%) Relational Database
6 30 (3.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 28 (2.86%) RDBMS
8 27 (2.76%) Big Data
9 18 (1.84%) SQL Server 2008
9 18 (1.84%) Data Warehouse
10 16 (1.63%) Data Mining
10 16 (1.63%) Oracle Database 11g
11 14 (1.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 14 (1.43%) QlikView
11 14 (1.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 13 (1.33%) Hadoop
13 12 (1.23%) Oracle Reports
14 10 (1.02%) SQL Server 2005
15 9 (0.92%) OLAP
16 7 (0.72%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 39 (3.98%) Visual Studio
2 35 (3.58%) Git (software)
3 33 (3.37%) Rational DOORS
4 32 (3.27%) Subversion
5 30 (3.06%) Maven
6 28 (2.86%) Team Foundation Server
7 26 (2.66%) JIRA
8 23 (2.35%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 22 (2.25%) Eclipse
10 20 (2.04%) ClearCase
11 15 (1.53%) Ant
11 15 (1.53%) Apache Ivy
12 13 (1.33%) GDB
13 12 (1.23%) FindBugs
13 12 (1.23%) WinDbg
13 12 (1.23%) ReSharper
13 12 (1.23%) dotCover
14 9 (0.92%) Oracle APEX
15 8 (0.82%) LoadRunner
15 8 (0.82%) Mercurial
General
1 85 (8.68%) Military
2 76 (7.76%) Telecoms
3 60 (6.13%) Finance
4 29 (2.96%) Banking
5 24 (2.45%) Aerospace
6 23 (2.35%) Manufacturing
7 19 (1.94%) Law
8 17 (1.74%) Legal
9 13 (1.33%) Electronics
10 8 (0.82%) Marketing
11 7 (0.72%) Games
12 4 (0.41%) Advertising
12 4 (0.41%) Retail
13 2 (0.20%) Multimedia
14 1 (0.10%) Billing
Job Titles
1 184 (18.79%) Developer
2 148 (15.12%) Analyst
3 94 (9.60%) Software Engineer
4 65 (6.64%) Consultant
5 63 (6.44%) Architect
6 52 (5.31%) Project Manager
7 49 (5.01%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 47 (4.80%) Business Analyst
9 43 (4.39%) Network Engineer
10 38 (3.88%) Java Developer
11 37 (3.78%) Systems Engineer
12 35 (3.58%) Test Analyst
13 29 (2.96%) Software Developer
14 28 (2.86%) C++ Developer
15 22 (2.25%) Senior Analyst
16 20 (2.04%) Senior Business Analyst
16 20 (2.04%) Support Engineer
16 20 (2.04%) Solutions Architect
17 19 (1.94%) Oracle Developer
18 18 (1.84%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 114 (11.64%) .NET
2 99 (10.11%) HTML
3 75 (7.66%) CSS
4 60 (6.13%) Web Services
4 60 (6.13%) Hibernate
5 53 (5.41%) HTML5
6 52 (5.31%) Spring
7 51 (5.21%) J2EE
8 47 (4.80%) XML
9 40 (4.09%) ASP.NET
10 39 (3.98%) Middleware
11 35 (3.58%) WCF
12 34 (3.47%) CSS3
13 33 (3.37%) .NET Framework
14 32 (3.27%) SOAP
15 28 (2.86%) STL
16 26 (2.66%) Entity Framework
17 23 (2.35%) WPF
17 23 (2.35%) JPA
18 22 (2.25%) Dojo
Miscellaneous
1 85 (8.68%) Analytical Skills
2 76 (7.76%) Computer Science
3 67 (6.84%) Management Information System
4 45 (4.60%) Data Centre
5 41 (4.19%) CESG
6 31 (3.17%) GIS
7 26 (2.66%) Mathematics
8 25 (2.55%) Visualisation
9 21 (2.15%) PKI
9 21 (2.15%) CMDB
10 18 (1.84%) Clustering
11 17 (1.74%) CESG CLAS
11 17 (1.74%) Performance Metrics
12 16 (1.63%) RIA
12 16 (1.63%) Replication
13 14 (1.43%) EMC VNX
14 9 (0.92%) Algorithms
14 9 (0.92%) User Experience
14 9 (0.92%) Embedded Systems
15 8 (0.82%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 224 (22.88%) Windows
2 216 (22.06%) Linux
3 95 (9.70%) UNIX
4 69 (7.05%) Windows Server 2008
5 60 (6.13%) Windows Server 2012
6 44 (4.49%) Windows Server 2003
7 29 (2.96%) Android
8 25 (2.55%) Apple iOS
9 24 (2.45%) Windows 7
10 23 (2.35%) Windows XP
11 17 (1.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 11 (1.12%) Ubuntu
13 10 (1.02%) Windows 8
14 6 (0.61%) Windows 2000
15 4 (0.41%) Windows Vista
15 4 (0.41%) Debian
15 4 (0.41%) CentOS
16 3 (0.31%) AIX
16 3 (0.31%) Solaris
17 2 (0.20%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 214 (21.86%) Agile Software Development
2 193 (19.71%) ITIL
3 140 (14.30%) Software Engineering
4 117 (11.95%) Project Management
5 109 (11.13%) UML
6 96 (9.81%) Information Security
7 94 (9.60%) SDLC
8 91 (9.30%) Scrum
9 86 (8.78%) Configuration Management
10 79 (8.07%) Service Management
11 75 (7.66%) OO
12 74 (7.56%) Service Delivery
13 70 (7.15%) Cyber Security
14 65 (6.64%) Validation
15 61 (6.23%) Business Intelligence
16 60 (6.13%) PRINCE2
17 53 (5.41%) Time Management
18 49 (5.01%) DevOps
19 42 (4.29%) Continuous Integration
20 41 (4.19%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 247 (25.23%) C
2 199 (20.33%) Java
3 178 (18.18%) C++
4 121 (12.36%) SQL
5 116 (11.85%) C#
6 89 (9.09%) JavaScript
7 80 (8.17%) Python
8 48 (4.90%) Ruby
9 45 (4.60%) Perl
10 42 (4.29%) Bash Shell
11 24 (2.45%) PL/SQL
12 23 (2.35%) Shell Script
13 17 (1.74%) VB.NET
14 15 (1.53%) PowerShell
15 11 (1.12%) PHP
16 10 (1.02%) MATLAB
17 9 (0.92%) VB
18 8 (0.82%) T-SQL
18 8 (0.82%) Objective-C
19 7 (0.72%) XPath
Qualifications
1 501 (51.17%) SC Cleared
2 327 (33.40%) DV Cleared
3 168 (17.16%) Degree
4 68 (6.95%) Cisco Certification
5 44 (4.49%) CCNA
6 41 (4.19%) CISSP
7 35 (3.58%) Microsoft Certification
8 32 (3.27%) CCNP
9 20 (2.04%) CISM
10 19 (1.94%) MCSE
11 18 (1.84%) GIAC
12 13 (1.33%) MCP
13 11 (1.12%) CEH
14 10 (1.02%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 10 (1.02%) ITIL Certification
15 9 (0.92%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
16 8 (0.82%) EnCE
16 8 (0.82%) GCFA
16 8 (0.82%) SSCP
16 8 (0.82%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 65 (6.64%) SLA
2 29 (2.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 26 (2.66%) QA
4 15 (1.53%) PCI DSS
5 10 (1.02%) ISO 9001
6 9 (0.92%) COBIT
7 7 (0.72%) Data Quality
8 3 (0.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 3 (0.31%) DO-178B
9 2 (0.20%) JSP 440
System Software
1 114 (11.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 82 (8.38%) Active Directory
3 71 (7.25%) Hyper-V
4 30 (3.06%) vSphere
5 23 (2.35%) VMware ESX
6 18 (1.84%) XenApp
7 14 (1.43%) EMC RecoverPoint
8 12 (1.23%) XenServer
9 10 (1.02%) VMware ESXi
10 9 (0.92%) Firmware
10 9 (0.92%) Terminal Services
10 9 (0.92%) Oracle RAC
11 8 (0.82%) Oracle Clusterware
12 5 (0.51%) Microsoft App-V
13 4 (0.41%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 3 (0.31%) XenDesktop
14 3 (0.31%) ProxySG
15 2 (0.20%) BitLocker
15 2 (0.20%) KVM
16 1 (0.10%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 51 (5.21%) SCCM
2 38 (3.88%) SCOM
3 30 (3.06%) NetBackup
4 23 (2.35%) HP SIM
5 17 (1.74%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 17 (1.74%) HP Data Protector
6 14 (1.43%) EMC NetWorker
7 13 (1.33%) Cisco LMS
7 13 (1.33%) Opsview
8 12 (1.23%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 10 (1.02%) Oracle RMAN
10 9 (0.92%) Data Guard
11 8 (0.82%) Norton AntiVirus
11 8 (0.82%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 8 (0.82%) Oracle Flashback
12 6 (0.61%) Hyperic
12 6 (0.61%) Backup Exec
13 5 (0.51%) SCVMM
14 4 (0.41%) ARCserve
14 4 (0.41%) Puppet
Vendors
1 220 (22.47%) Microsoft
2 190 (19.41%) Oracle
3 148 (15.12%) VMware
4 103 (10.52%) Cisco
5 64 (6.54%) Symantec
6 58 (5.92%) HP
7 44 (4.49%) Citrix
8 28 (2.86%) IBM
9 26 (2.66%) Juniper
10 23 (2.35%) NetApp
11 22 (2.25%) SAP
12 19 (1.94%) SolarWinds
13 18 (1.84%) ESRI
14 16 (1.63%) Red Hat
14 16 (1.63%) Adobe
15 15 (1.53%) EMC
16 14 (1.43%) F5
17 12 (1.23%) Perforce
17 12 (1.23%) MobileIron
17 12 (1.23%) Remedy
Wiltshire
Modis
Salary: health, Pension
Posted: 3 hours ago
Gloucestershire
Datasource Computer Employment
Posted: 3 hours ago
Gloucestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: Pension + Medical
Posted: Yesterday
Weymouth, Dorset
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000-48,000 Depending on level
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £33000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Somerset
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: 35,000 - 65,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum + van + fuel card
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucestershire
Datasource Computer Employment
Salary: Excellent Salary + Benefits!
Posted: 3 days ago
Wiltshire
Datasource Computer Employment
Salary: Excellent Benefits!
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Somerset
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Salisbury, Wiltshire
Sopra Steria Limited
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35,000 + £55,000 & an Outstanding Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35,000 + £55,000 & an Outstanding Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Plymouth, Devon
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £65,000 plus outstanding package
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Pension + Medical
Posted: 3 days ago