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

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Basic Check (BC) Clearance
Rank 898 908 862
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -46
Permanent jobs citing BC Cleared 5 32 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.005% 0.026% 0.017%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.016% 0.098% 0.060%
Number of salaries quoted 1 14 14
Average salary £62,500 £32,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+92.30% -18.75%
UK excluding London average salary - £47,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +18.75%

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
30453 32795 31536
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.48% 27.16% 27.92%
Number of salaries quoted 23885 26176 25383
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
Top 10 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 17 April 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 5 £62,500 +92.30% 2
South East 0 2 - - 2
South West -11 2 - -
Wiltshire +4 1 - -
Berkshire +3 1 - - 1
London +1 1 £62,500 +92.30%
Reading -7 1 - - 1
Aldershot - 1 - -
Bristol - 1 - -
Hampshire - 1 - - 1

BC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 27 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 16 (59.26%) SC Cleared
3 13 (48.15%) NAS
3 13 (48.15%) SAN
4 12 (44.44%) DV Cleared
5 11 (40.74%) HP
6 10 (37.04%) Sun
6 10 (37.04%) CA
6 10 (37.04%) StorageTek
6 10 (37.04%) EMC
6 10 (37.04%) EMC NetWorker
6 10 (37.04%) Fibre Channel
6 10 (37.04%) Performance Monitoring
6 10 (37.04%) Replication
7 7 (25.93%) Microsoft
8 6 (22.22%) LAN
8 6 (22.22%) ITIL
8 6 (22.22%) Windows
9 4 (14.81%) MS Excel
9 4 (14.81%) SQL
9 4 (14.81%) MS Exchange
9 4 (14.81%) TCP/IP
9 4 (14.81%) Cisco
9 4 (14.81%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
10 3 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 3 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (11.11%) Active Directory

BC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 4 (14.81%) MS Exchange
2 2 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (3.70%) Lync
3 1 (3.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (14.81%) MS Excel
2 2 (7.41%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (3.70%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 13 (48.15%) SAN
1 13 (48.15%) NAS
2 10 (37.04%) Fibre Channel
3 6 (22.22%) LAN
4 4 (14.81%) TCP/IP
5 3 (11.11%) IP Telephony
5 3 (11.11%) Cisco IPT
6 2 (7.41%) WAN
7 1 (3.70%) DWDM
7 1 (3.70%) Firewall
7 1 (3.70%) DNS
7 1 (3.70%) HTTPS
7 1 (3.70%) SSL
7 1 (3.70%) Wireshark
7 1 (3.70%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.41%) MySQL
1 2 (7.41%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (3.70%) Hadoop
General
1 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
1 1 (3.70%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (37.04%) EMC Engineer
1 10 (37.04%) Storage Engineer
1 10 (37.04%) SAN Engineer
1 10 (37.04%) EMC Storage Engineer
1 10 (37.04%) SAN Storage Engineer
2 8 (29.63%) Analyst
3 4 (14.81%) Support Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) Service Desk Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) IT Support Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) IT Support
5 2 (7.41%) Architect
5 2 (7.41%) Service Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Service Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Configuration Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) IT Consultant
6 1 (3.70%) Consultant
6 1 (3.70%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (3.70%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.70%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 10 (37.04%) Replication
2 4 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.70%) CMDB
3 1 (3.70%) Open Source
3 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.70%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 6 (22.22%) Windows
2 4 (14.81%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (11.11%) Linux
4 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (3.70%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (37.04%) Performance Monitoring
2 6 (22.22%) ITIL
3 3 (11.11%) PRINCE2
4 2 (7.41%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (7.41%) Mobile Device Management
4 2 (7.41%) Cyber Security
4 2 (7.41%) Service Continuity Management
4 2 (7.41%) Configuration Management
4 2 (7.41%) Project Management
4 2 (7.41%) SAP Implementation
5 1 (3.70%) Unit Testing
5 1 (3.70%) Multithreading
5 1 (3.70%) Data Protection
5 1 (3.70%) Information Assurance
5 1 (3.70%) Product Management
5 1 (3.70%) Memory Management
5 1 (3.70%) SIEM
5 1 (3.70%) Analytics
5 1 (3.70%) Service Management
5 1 (3.70%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (14.81%) SQL
2 2 (7.41%) Python
2 2 (7.41%) Perl
2 2 (7.41%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.70%) Assembly Language
3 1 (3.70%) C
3 1 (3.70%) C++
Qualifications
1 27 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 16 (59.26%) SC Cleared
3 12 (44.44%) DV Cleared
4 3 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 3 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (7.41%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (3.70%) CISSP
6 1 (3.70%) SSCP
6 1 (3.70%) GIAC
6 1 (3.70%) GCIA
6 1 (3.70%) GCIH
6 1 (3.70%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) SLA
1 1 (3.70%) QA
System Software
1 3 (11.11%) Active Directory
1 3 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.70%) XenApp
2 1 (3.70%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (3.70%) Snort
Systems Management
1 10 (37.04%) EMC NetWorker
2 2 (7.41%) SCCM
2 2 (7.41%) SCOM
Vendors
1 11 (40.74%) HP
2 10 (37.04%) Sun
2 10 (37.04%) CA
2 10 (37.04%) StorageTek
2 10 (37.04%) EMC
3 7 (25.93%) Microsoft
4 4 (14.81%) Cisco
5 3 (11.11%) Oracle
5 3 (11.11%) VMware
6 2 (7.41%) Business Objects
6 2 (7.41%) SAP
7 1 (3.70%) IBM
7 1 (3.70%) Dell
7 1 (3.70%) Blue Coat
7 1 (3.70%) Sourcefire
7 1 (3.70%) Fortinet
7 1 (3.70%) CheckPoint
7 1 (3.70%) Symantec
7 1 (3.70%) McAfee
7 1 (3.70%) Websense
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