The table below looks at the statistics for BC Cleared in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited BC 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
Basic Check (BC) Clearance
Rank 848 849 879
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +30
Permanent jobs citing BC Cleared 46 28 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.040% 0.026% 0.009%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.15% 0.098% 0.032%
Number of salaries quoted 27 15 6
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -19.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £40,000 £24,750
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £70,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £51,250 £42,500 £24,750
% change year-on-year
+20.58% +71.71%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Qualifications Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
30918 28623 33883
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.08% 26.79% 28.83%
Number of salaries quoted 24116 23391 28525
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,800 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -

BC Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing BC Cleared within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

BC Cleared Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

BC Cleared
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing BC Cleared within the UK.

BC Cleared Salary Trend in the UK

BC Cleared
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing BC Cleared over the 3 months to 22 September 2014 within the UK.

BC Cleared Salary Histogram in the UK

BC Cleared
Top 17 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing BC Cleared within the UK 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
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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
England +28 45 £45,000 -5.26% 3
London +10 21 £36,500 - 1
South East 0 15 £55,000 +4.76% 2
City of London +3 9 £27,500 -
Berkshire - 9 £62,500 -
South West -24 7 £21,000 -
Bristol - 7 £21,000 -
Surrey - 6 £45,000 -
Leatherhead - 4 £46,250 -
Reading - 2 £55,000 -
East of England -3 1 £32,500 -
Manchester -10 1 £41,500 -2.35%
Glasgow -12 1 - -
North West -19 1 £41,500 -2.35%
Scotland -21 1 - - 2
Guildford - 1 £19,000 -
Bedfordshire - 1 £32,500 -

BC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing BC 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 BC Cleared.

1 76 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 42 (55.26%) SC Cleared
3 30 (39.47%) SQL
4 21 (27.63%) SharePoint
5 20 (26.32%) Oracle
6 19 (25.00%) Windows
6 19 (25.00%) Microsoft
7 17 (22.37%) C
7 17 (22.37%) .NET
8 16 (21.05%) Change Management
8 16 (21.05%) VMware
8 16 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
8 16 (21.05%) Degree
9 15 (19.74%) SQL Server
9 15 (19.74%) UML
9 15 (19.74%) MS Excel
10 14 (18.42%) SLA
11 13 (17.11%) ITIL
11 13 (17.11%) Software Engineering
11 13 (17.11%) DV Cleared
12 12 (15.79%) WAN
13 11 (14.47%) Management Information System
13 11 (14.47%) LAN
13 11 (14.47%) Linux
13 11 (14.47%) Java
13 11 (14.47%) Analytical Skills
14 10 (13.16%) IIS
14 10 (13.16%) CRM
14 10 (13.16%) Rational DOORS
14 10 (13.16%) WebSphere

BC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing BC 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 BC Cleared. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 21 (27.63%) SharePoint
2 10 (13.16%) IIS
2 10 (13.16%) WebSphere
3 7 (9.21%) Apache
3 7 (9.21%) Tomcat
3 7 (9.21%) WebLogic
3 7 (9.21%) IBM HTTP Server
4 6 (7.89%) Lync
5 4 (5.26%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (2.63%) CMS
6 2 (2.63%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (2.63%) WebSphere Process Server
7 1 (1.32%) Drupal
7 1 (1.32%) WordPress
7 1 (1.32%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (1.32%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 15 (19.74%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.26%) InfoPath
3 3 (3.95%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (2.63%) MS Office
5 1 (1.32%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (1.32%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.32%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (7.89%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (5.26%) Maximo
3 2 (2.63%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (1.32%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.63%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 12 (15.79%) WAN
2 11 (14.47%) LAN
3 9 (11.84%) Firewall
4 7 (9.21%) NAS
4 7 (9.21%) SAN
4 7 (9.21%) HTTP
5 5 (6.58%) SSL
6 4 (5.26%) TCP/IP
7 1 (1.32%) VPN
7 1 (1.32%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (19.74%) SQL Server
2 8 (10.53%) Oracle Database
3 4 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.32%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.32%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.32%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (13.16%) Rational DOORS
2 4 (5.26%) Subversion
3 3 (3.95%) Rational Rhapsody
3 3 (3.95%) Bugzilla
4 2 (2.63%) Visual Studio
4 2 (2.63%) GCC
5 1 (1.32%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.32%) NUnit
5 1 (1.32%) ClearCase
5 1 (1.32%) ClearQuest
General
1 7 (9.21%) Aerospace
2 4 (5.26%) Military
2 4 (5.26%) Marketing
3 3 (3.95%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.63%) Finance
4 2 (2.63%) Back Office
4 2 (2.63%) Billing
5 1 (1.32%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (18.42%) Developer
2 12 (15.79%) Analyst
3 10 (13.16%) Software Engineer
4 7 (9.21%) Technical Operations Manager
4 7 (9.21%) Technical Manager
4 7 (9.21%) Operations Manager
4 7 (9.21%) Senior Developer
5 6 (7.89%) Support Analyst
6 5 (6.58%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
6 5 (6.58%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 4 (5.26%) Applications Developer
7 4 (5.26%) Administrator
7 4 (5.26%) Senior Applications Developer
8 3 (3.95%) Database Architect
8 3 (3.95%) Senior Systems Developer
8 3 (3.95%) Test Engineer
8 3 (3.95%) Systems Developer
8 3 (3.95%) Software Test Engineer
8 3 (3.95%) Senior Analyst
8 3 (3.95%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (22.37%) .NET
2 7 (9.21%) XML
3 5 (6.58%) REST
3 5 (6.58%) JMS
3 5 (6.58%) WSDL
3 5 (6.58%) SOAP
4 4 (5.26%) Middleware
4 4 (5.26%) CSS
4 4 (5.26%) HTML
5 2 (2.63%) LAMP
5 2 (2.63%) ASP.NET
5 2 (2.63%) Web Services
5 2 (2.63%) Silverlight
6 1 (1.32%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 11 (14.47%) Management Information System
1 11 (14.47%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (10.53%) Computer Science
3 7 (9.21%) CAN bus
4 4 (5.26%) Social Media
5 3 (3.95%) Data Integration
5 3 (3.95%) GIS
6 2 (2.63%) Statistics
6 2 (2.63%) Open Source
6 2 (2.63%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.32%) RMADS
7 1 (1.32%) PKI
7 1 (1.32%) CESG
7 1 (1.32%) CESG CLAS
7 1 (1.32%) Clustering
7 1 (1.32%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 19 (25.00%) Windows
2 11 (14.47%) Linux
3 5 (6.58%) UNIX
4 1 (1.32%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.32%) Mac OS X
4 1 (1.32%) HPUX
4 1 (1.32%) Solaris
4 1 (1.32%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (21.05%) Change Management
2 15 (19.74%) UML
3 13 (17.11%) ITIL
3 13 (17.11%) Software Engineering
4 10 (13.16%) CRM
5 9 (11.84%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (11.84%) Project Management
6 7 (9.21%) Service Delivery
6 7 (9.21%) Workflow
7 6 (7.89%) SOA
7 6 (7.89%) Portfolio Management
7 6 (7.89%) Release Management
8 5 (6.58%) Unit Testing
8 5 (6.58%) Test Management
8 5 (6.58%) Information Assurance
8 5 (6.58%) SysML
8 5 (6.58%) Requirements Management
8 5 (6.58%) Project Planning
8 5 (6.58%) TOGAF
8 5 (6.58%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 30 (39.47%) SQL
2 17 (22.37%) C
3 11 (14.47%) Java
4 7 (9.21%) PHP
5 3 (3.95%) C#
5 3 (3.95%) C++
6 1 (1.32%) Python
Qualifications
1 76 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 42 (55.26%) SC Cleared
3 16 (21.05%) Degree
4 13 (17.11%) DV Cleared
5 9 (11.84%) CTC Cleared
6 2 (2.63%) SSCP
6 2 (2.63%) GCIA
6 2 (2.63%) GCIH
6 2 (2.63%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (1.32%) CGEIT
7 1 (1.32%) MCDST
7 1 (1.32%) MCITP
7 1 (1.32%) ISSEP
7 1 (1.32%) CEH
7 1 (1.32%) CISSP
7 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.32%) A+ Certification
7 1 (1.32%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.32%) CISA
7 1 (1.32%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (18.42%) SLA
2 7 (9.21%) DO-178B
3 4 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (2.63%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 16 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (11.84%) Active Directory
3 7 (9.21%) Hyper-V
4 6 (7.89%) VMware ESXi
4 6 (7.89%) XenApp
5 3 (3.95%) vSphere
6 2 (2.63%) Snort
6 2 (2.63%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (1.32%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 2 (2.63%) HP Data Protector
1 2 (2.63%) SCOM
2 1 (1.32%) SCOrch
2 1 (1.32%) SCCM
Vendors
1 20 (26.32%) Oracle
2 19 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 16 (21.05%) VMware
4 7 (9.21%) Citrix
4 7 (9.21%) JBoss
5 6 (7.89%) IBM
6 4 (5.26%) Salesforce.com
6 4 (5.26%) HP
6 4 (5.26%) Nintex
7 3 (3.95%) ServiceNow
8 2 (2.63%) Websense
8 2 (2.63%) CheckPoint
8 2 (2.63%) Symantec
8 2 (2.63%) McAfee
8 2 (2.63%) ESRI
8 2 (2.63%) Dell
8 2 (2.63%) Software AG
8 2 (2.63%) Juniper
8 2 (2.63%) NetApp
8 2 (2.63%) Cisco