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

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Basic Check (BC) Clearance
Rank 876 842 866
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +24
Permanent jobs citing BC Cleared 15 54 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.014% 0.047% 0.018%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.051% 0.17% 0.066%
Number of salaries quoted 9 30 9
Average salary £50,000 £41,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.95% -3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,300 £27,500 £39,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,600 £62,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +11.76%

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
29680 31217 28978
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.25% 27.00% 27.05%
Number of salaries quoted 24080 24235 23572
Average salary £45,000 £44,500 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.12% +1.13%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 3 September 2015 within the UK.

BC Cleared Salary Histogram in the UK

BC Cleared
Top 16 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 3 September 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
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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 -19 13 £50,000 +21.95% 1
South East -5 4 £47,500 -13.63%
West Midlands - 4 - -
Birmingham - 4 - -
Berkshire +9 3 £50,000 -20.00%
London -11 3 £57,000 +56.16% 1
City of London +14 2 £58,500 +38.46%
South West -15 2 £35,750 +70.23%
Bracknell - 2 £47,500 -
Reading +11 1 £52,500 -4.54%
Warminster - 1 £16,500 -
Cirencester - 1 £55,000 -
Greenford - 1 £23,750 -
Gloucestershire - 1 £55,000 -
Kent - 1 £45,000 -
Wiltshire - 1 £16,500 -

BC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 35 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 16 (45.71%) Windows
3 13 (37.14%) ITIL
4 11 (31.43%) Finance
5 10 (28.57%) MS Excel
5 10 (28.57%) Service Delivery
6 9 (25.71%) Microsoft
6 9 (25.71%) SC Cleared
7 8 (22.86%) ITIL Certification
7 8 (22.86%) UNIX
8 7 (20.00%) VMware
9 6 (17.14%) Manufacturing
9 6 (17.14%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (17.14%) MS Office
9 6 (17.14%) C++
9 6 (17.14%) Service Management
9 6 (17.14%) Continuous Improvement
10 5 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (14.29%) Change Management
10 5 (14.29%) Firewall
10 5 (14.29%) SLA
10 5 (14.29%) Cisco
10 5 (14.29%) SAP
10 5 (14.29%) ISO 9001
10 5 (14.29%) Publishing
10 5 (14.29%) Telecoms
10 5 (14.29%) Retail
10 5 (14.29%) Software Engineering
11 4 (11.43%) Management Information System
11 4 (11.43%) Degree

BC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 2 (5.71%) JBoss
1 2 (5.71%) Tomcat
1 2 (5.71%) Alfresco
2 1 (2.86%) nginx
2 1 (2.86%) Confluence
2 1 (2.86%) Lync
2 1 (2.86%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.86%) CMS
Applications
1 10 (28.57%) MS Excel
2 6 (17.14%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (2.86%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (2.86%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.86%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (2.86%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (14.29%) Firewall
2 4 (11.43%) LAN
2 4 (11.43%) WAN
3 3 (8.57%) TCP/IP
3 3 (8.57%) VPN
4 2 (5.71%) DNS
4 2 (5.71%) Network Security
5 1 (2.86%) HTTPS
5 1 (2.86%) SSL
5 1 (2.86%) DWDM
5 1 (2.86%) DHCP
5 1 (2.86%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.71%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (2.86%) Hadoop
2 1 (2.86%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.86%) MySQL
2 1 (2.86%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.86%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Maven
1 1 (2.86%) JIRA
1 1 (2.86%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.86%) GCC
1 1 (2.86%) Artifactory
1 1 (2.86%) Jenkins
General
1 11 (31.43%) Finance
2 6 (17.14%) Manufacturing
3 5 (14.29%) Publishing
3 5 (14.29%) Retail
3 5 (14.29%) Telecoms
4 3 (8.57%) Marketing
5 2 (5.71%) Law
6 1 (2.86%) Aerospace
6 1 (2.86%) Military
Job Titles
1 6 (17.14%) Analyst
2 5 (14.29%) Developer
3 4 (11.43%) Services Delivery Manager
3 4 (11.43%) Service Manager
3 4 (11.43%) Administrator
3 4 (11.43%) Delivery Manager
4 3 (8.57%) Network Support
4 3 (8.57%) C++ Developer
4 3 (8.57%) Network Administrator
4 3 (8.57%) Senior C++ Developer
4 3 (8.57%) Senior Developer
4 3 (8.57%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (5.71%) Software Developer
5 2 (5.71%) Senior Software Developer
5 2 (5.71%) C++ Software Developer
5 2 (5.71%) Configuration Analyst
6 1 (2.86%) Storage Specialist
6 1 (2.86%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (2.86%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
6 1 (2.86%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.71%) HTML
1 2 (5.71%) STL
2 1 (2.86%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.43%) Management Information System
2 3 (8.57%) BBC
2 3 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (8.57%) Data Centre
3 2 (5.71%) CMDB
3 2 (5.71%) Device Driver
4 1 (2.86%) PKI
4 1 (2.86%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 16 (45.71%) Windows
2 8 (22.86%) UNIX
3 6 (17.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (11.43%) Linux
6 3 (8.57%) Solaris
7 2 (5.71%) Ubuntu
8 1 (2.86%) Android
8 1 (2.86%) SUSE
8 1 (2.86%) AIX
8 1 (2.86%) HPUX
8 1 (2.86%) Windows 7
8 1 (2.86%) Apple iOS
8 1 (2.86%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (37.14%) ITIL
2 10 (28.57%) Service Delivery
3 6 (17.14%) Service Management
3 6 (17.14%) Continuous Improvement
4 5 (14.29%) Software Engineering
4 5 (14.29%) Change Management
5 4 (11.43%) OO
5 4 (11.43%) Configuration Management
5 4 (11.43%) Quality Management
5 4 (11.43%) SDLC
6 3 (8.57%) Cyber Security
6 3 (8.57%) Data Analysis
6 3 (8.57%) Requirements Analysis
6 3 (8.57%) Multithreading
6 3 (8.57%) Open Source
6 3 (8.57%) OOD
7 2 (5.71%) SOA
7 2 (5.71%) Project Management
7 2 (5.71%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (5.71%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (17.14%) C++
2 4 (11.43%) C
3 2 (5.71%) Java
3 2 (5.71%) JavaScript
3 2 (5.71%) SQL
3 2 (5.71%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 35 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 9 (25.71%) SC Cleared
3 8 (22.86%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (11.43%) Degree
5 2 (5.71%) DV Cleared
6 1 (2.86%) CISSP
6 1 (2.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (2.86%) SSCP
6 1 (2.86%) GIAC
6 1 (2.86%) GCIA
6 1 (2.86%) GCIH
6 1 (2.86%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (14.29%) ISO 9001
1 5 (14.29%) SLA
2 2 (5.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.86%) QA
System Software
1 3 (8.57%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (5.71%) XenApp
3 1 (2.86%) XenServer
3 1 (2.86%) vSphere
3 1 (2.86%) vCloud
3 1 (2.86%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.86%) Snort
3 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 3 (8.57%) Puppet
2 2 (5.71%) SCCM
2 2 (5.71%) SCOM
3 1 (2.86%) HP Data Protector
3 1 (2.86%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (2.86%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.86%) SCOrch
3 1 (2.86%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (2.86%) NetVault Backup
Vendors
1 9 (25.71%) Microsoft
2 7 (20.00%) VMware
3 5 (14.29%) SAP
3 5 (14.29%) Cisco
4 4 (11.43%) CheckPoint
5 2 (5.71%) Citrix
5 2 (5.71%) HP
6 1 (2.86%) Dell
6 1 (2.86%) Oracle
6 1 (2.86%) Juniper
6 1 (2.86%) NetApp
6 1 (2.86%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.86%) IBM
6 1 (2.86%) Sun
6 1 (2.86%) Symantec
6 1 (2.86%) Remedy
6 1 (2.86%) McAfee
6 1 (2.86%) Websense
6 1 (2.86%) Blue Coat
6 1 (2.86%) Sourcefire