The table below looks at the statistics for CTC Cleared in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited CTC Cleared over the 3 months to 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Counter-Terrorist Check (CTC) Clearance
Rank 874 832 854
Rank change year-on-year
-42 +22
Permanent jobs citing CTC Cleared 26 112 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.023% 0.093% 0.037%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.085% 0.34% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 21 68 34
Average salary £55,000 £45,000 £37,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.22% +20.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £29,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £43,250 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+27.16% +20.13%

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
30597 32859 31069
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.49% 27.14% 27.98%
Number of salaries quoted 23987 26259 24974
Average salary £45,000 £44,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.12% +4.70%
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% -

CTC Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend

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

CTC Cleared Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

CTC Cleared
Salary Trend

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

CTC Cleared Salary Trend in the UK

CTC Cleared
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing CTC Cleared over the 3 months to 21 April 2015 within the UK.

CTC Cleared Salary Histogram in the UK

CTC Cleared
Top 12 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CTC Cleared within the UK over the 3 months to 21 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 -26 23 £56,000 +24.44% 2
Surrey -7 14 £55,000 +18.91%
South East -61 14 £55,000 +18.91%
Woking -1 13 £55,000 +15.78%
London +38 9 £70,000 +27.27% 2
City of London +23 5 £62,500 +8.69%
Scotland +20 2 - -
Edinburgh - 2 - -
Guildford - 1 £45,000 -
Bridgend - 1 £17,000 -
South Wales - 1 £17,000 -
Wales - 1 £17,000 -

CTC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing CTC 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 CTC Cleared.

1 58 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 43 (74.14%) SC Cleared
3 39 (67.24%) Degree
4 30 (51.72%) Microsoft
5 26 (44.83%) Project Management
6 24 (41.38%) Agile Software Development
6 24 (41.38%) Analytical Skills
7 22 (37.93%) Finance
7 22 (37.93%) Java
8 19 (32.76%) PRINCE2
9 17 (29.31%) Windows
9 17 (29.31%) SQL Server
10 16 (27.59%) .NET
11 15 (25.86%) Scrum
12 13 (22.41%) Business Analysis
13 12 (20.69%) MS Excel
14 11 (18.97%) C#
14 11 (18.97%) ASP.NET
15 10 (17.24%) Oracle
15 10 (17.24%) Risk Management
15 10 (17.24%) Continuous Improvement
16 9 (15.52%) ASP.NET MVC
16 9 (15.52%) ITSM
16 9 (15.52%) MVC
16 9 (15.52%) VMware
16 9 (15.52%) Dynamics CRM
16 9 (15.52%) CRM
16 9 (15.52%) Linux
16 9 (15.52%) SAN
16 9 (15.52%) Service Management

CTC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing CTC 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 CTC Cleared. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (10.34%) JBoss
1 6 (10.34%) Apache
1 6 (10.34%) Tomcat
2 4 (6.90%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.45%) MS Exchange
3 2 (3.45%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (3.45%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (3.45%) IIS
Applications
1 12 (20.69%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.72%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.72%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (15.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (5.17%) Primavera
3 1 (1.72%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.45%) Taleo
1 2 (3.45%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 9 (15.52%) SAN
2 2 (3.45%) Internet
2 2 (3.45%) VLAN
2 2 (3.45%) DHCP
2 2 (3.45%) TCP/IP
2 2 (3.45%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (29.31%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (5.17%) Visual Studio
1 3 (5.17%) Eclipse
1 3 (5.17%) JIRA
1 3 (5.17%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (5.17%) Jenkins
General
1 22 (37.93%) Finance
2 3 (5.17%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.45%) Military
Job Titles
1 13 (22.41%) Delivery Manager
2 9 (15.52%) Architect
2 9 (15.52%) Support Engineer
3 8 (13.79%) CRM Architect
4 7 (12.07%) CRM Solutions Architect
4 7 (12.07%) Solutions Architect
4 7 (12.07%) Senior Manager
4 7 (12.07%) Services Delivery Manager
4 7 (12.07%) Service Manager
4 7 (12.07%) Project Manager
4 7 (12.07%) Applications Manager
4 7 (12.07%) Senior Services Delivery Manager
4 7 (12.07%) Senior Service Manager
5 6 (10.34%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 6 (10.34%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (8.62%) Software Manager
7 4 (6.90%) Infrastructure Manager
7 4 (6.90%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 4 (6.90%) Linux Engineer
7 4 (6.90%) Linux Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (27.59%) .NET
2 11 (18.97%) ASP.NET
3 9 (15.52%) ASP.NET MVC
4 7 (12.07%) HTML5
4 7 (12.07%) Web Services
4 7 (12.07%) HTML
5 2 (3.45%) XML
5 2 (3.45%) .NET Framework
5 2 (3.45%) Oracle Fusion
5 2 (3.45%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 24 (41.38%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (12.07%) Clustering
3 5 (8.62%) N-Tier
4 3 (5.17%) Smart Meter
5 2 (3.45%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 17 (29.31%) Windows
2 9 (15.52%) Linux
3 6 (10.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.72%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (44.83%) Project Management
2 24 (41.38%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (32.76%) PRINCE2
4 15 (25.86%) Scrum
5 13 (22.41%) Business Analysis
6 10 (17.24%) Continuous Improvement
6 10 (17.24%) Risk Management
7 9 (15.52%) ITSM
7 9 (15.52%) MVC
7 9 (15.52%) CRM
7 9 (15.52%) Service Management
8 8 (13.79%) ITIL
9 7 (12.07%) Service Delivery
9 7 (12.07%) Network Design
9 7 (12.07%) Load Balancing
9 7 (12.07%) Coaching
10 6 (10.34%) Software Engineering
10 6 (10.34%) Workflow
11 5 (8.62%) Software Delivery
12 3 (5.17%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (37.93%) Java
2 11 (18.97%) C#
3 8 (13.79%) SQL
4 7 (12.07%) JavaScript
5 3 (5.17%) PHP
6 2 (3.45%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.72%) C
Qualifications
1 58 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 43 (74.14%) SC Cleared
3 39 (67.24%) Degree
4 4 (6.90%) MCP
4 4 (6.90%) PMP
4 4 (6.90%) PMI Certification
5 3 (5.17%) HND
6 2 (3.45%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (12.07%) SLA
2 3 (5.17%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 6 (10.34%) Active Directory
1 6 (10.34%) Hyper-V
2 4 (6.90%) VMware ESX
3 2 (3.45%) vSphere
4 1 (1.72%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (12.07%) Nagios
2 5 (8.62%) NetBackup
3 2 (3.45%) Backup Exec
3 2 (3.45%) SCCM
3 2 (3.45%) SCOM
3 2 (3.45%) vMotion
Vendors
1 30 (51.72%) Microsoft
2 10 (17.24%) Oracle
3 9 (15.52%) VMware
4 7 (12.07%) HP
4 7 (12.07%) Red Hat
4 7 (12.07%) Symantec
5 4 (6.90%) Cisco
6 3 (5.17%) SAP
7 2 (3.45%) Veeam
7 2 (3.45%) Peoplefluent
8 1 (1.72%) SunGard
8 1 (1.72%) PeopleSoft
8 1 (1.72%) Remedy