The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Counter-Terrorist Check (CTC) Clearance
Rank 828 844 894
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +50
Permanent jobs citing CTC Cleared 87 25 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.074% 0.023% 0.008%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.27% 0.084% 0.030%
Number of salaries quoted 63 23 8
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% -29.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,800 £32,000 £42,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £45,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year
- -19.04%
Qualifications Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
31918 29701 33012
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.12% 27.28% 28.00%
Number of salaries quoted 25035 23900 28313
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 24 July 2014 within the UK.

CTC Cleared Salary Histogram in the UK

CTC Cleared
Top 15 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 24 July 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
(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
England +39 87 £44,000 +3.52% 9
South East +12 60 £44,000 +0.57% 2
Surrey +36 50 £42,500 -2.85% 2
Woking +26 40 £42,250 +32.03% 1
London - 23 £62,000 - 3
Buckinghamshire +11 6 £45,000 -
Milton Keynes -5 6 £45,000 -
Manchester - 4 £25,250 - 1
Bolton - 4 £25,250 - 1
North West - 4 £25,250 - 1
Hampshire - 3 £45,000 -
City of London - 3 £62,000 -
Winchester - 2 £45,000 -
Berkshire - 1 £62,500 -
Guildford - 1 £30,000 -

CTC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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.

1 196 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 144 (73.47%) SC Cleared
3 77 (39.29%) SQL
4 72 (36.73%) Microsoft
5 64 (32.65%) Oracle
5 64 (32.65%) Web Services
6 61 (31.12%) SQL Server
7 57 (29.08%) .NET
7 57 (29.08%) Degree
8 56 (28.57%) C#
8 56 (28.57%) ASP.NET
9 55 (28.06%) HTML
10 51 (26.02%) XML
11 50 (25.51%) Java
12 49 (25.00%) SharePoint
13 48 (24.49%) MS Excel
14 42 (21.43%) VB.NET
15 41 (20.92%) Hibernate
15 41 (20.92%) Spring
16 40 (20.41%) SOAP
17 39 (19.90%) SAP
18 37 (18.88%) Agile Software Development
19 36 (18.37%) Open Source
20 35 (17.86%) .NET Framework
21 32 (16.33%) ITIL
22 31 (15.82%) WCF
23 29 (14.80%) WF
23 29 (14.80%) System Testing
23 29 (14.80%) Finance
23 29 (14.80%) MediaWiki

CTC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 49 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 29 (14.80%) MediaWiki
3 10 (5.10%) Apache
4 9 (4.59%) Tomcat
5 3 (1.53%) NetWeaver
6 2 (1.02%) SAP Portal
7 1 (0.51%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.51%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.51%) IIS
7 1 (0.51%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 48 (24.49%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.04%) MS Office
3 3 (1.53%) InfoPath
4 2 (1.02%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 21 (10.71%) SAP SRM
2 4 (2.04%) SAP ERP
2 4 (2.04%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (1.53%) Maximo
3 3 (1.53%) SAP HR
4 2 (1.02%) SAP MM
5 1 (0.51%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.51%) SAP BPC
5 1 (0.51%) SAP HCM
5 1 (0.51%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.02%) Taleo
2 1 (0.51%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 22 (11.22%) Network Security
2 18 (9.18%) Firewall
3 2 (1.02%) LAN
3 2 (1.02%) WAN
4 1 (0.51%) NAS
4 1 (0.51%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (31.12%) SQL Server
2 20 (10.20%) Relational Database
3 19 (9.69%) SAP BI
4 9 (4.59%) SAP BW
5 8 (4.08%) RDBMS
6 6 (3.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (1.53%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.51%) MySQL
8 1 (0.51%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 9 (4.59%) Subversion
2 6 (3.06%) Visual Studio
3 5 (2.55%) QuickTest Pro
4 2 (1.02%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.51%) Maven
General
1 29 (14.80%) Finance
2 17 (8.67%) Retail
3 4 (2.04%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.51%) Military
4 1 (0.51%) Law
Job Titles
1 47 (23.98%) Developer
2 32 (16.33%) Consultant
3 30 (15.31%) .NET Developer
4 28 (14.29%) SAP Support
5 22 (11.22%) ASP.NET Developer
6 21 (10.71%) C# Developer
6 21 (10.71%) Analyst
6 21 (10.71%) C# .NET Developer
7 20 (10.20%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 19 (9.69%) Support Specialist
9 17 (8.67%) Test Consultant
10 14 (7.14%) NOC Engineer
11 12 (6.12%) Java Developer
12 11 (5.61%) Programmer
13 10 (5.10%) Senior Manager
13 10 (5.10%) Test Manager
13 10 (5.10%) Senior Test Manager
13 10 (5.10%) SharePoint Consultant
14 9 (4.59%) SQL DBA
14 9 (4.59%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (32.65%) Web Services
2 57 (29.08%) .NET
3 56 (28.57%) ASP.NET
4 55 (28.06%) HTML
5 51 (26.02%) XML
6 41 (20.92%) Hibernate
6 41 (20.92%) Spring
7 40 (20.41%) SOAP
8 35 (17.86%) .NET Framework
9 31 (15.82%) WCF
10 29 (14.80%) WF
11 22 (11.22%) SAP PI
12 21 (10.71%) SAP XI
13 15 (7.65%) HTML5
14 11 (5.61%) J2EE
15 10 (5.10%) JSP
15 10 (5.10%) JSF
16 8 (4.08%) RESTful
16 8 (4.08%) CSS
16 8 (4.08%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 36 (18.37%) Open Source
2 10 (5.10%) Mobile App
3 7 (3.57%) Management Information System
4 6 (3.06%) GIS
5 5 (2.55%) N-Tier
6 4 (2.04%) CESG
7 3 (1.53%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.53%) Smart Meter
8 1 (0.51%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.51%) Symmetrix DMX
8 1 (0.51%) CLARiiON
8 1 (0.51%) Symmetrix
Operating Systems
1 15 (7.65%) Windows
2 11 (5.61%) Linux
3 1 (0.51%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (18.88%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (16.33%) ITIL
3 29 (14.80%) System Testing
4 27 (13.78%) Software Testing
5 25 (12.76%) Business Intelligence
6 23 (11.73%) MVC
7 22 (11.22%) Quality Management
7 22 (11.22%) Business Analysis
8 21 (10.71%) Service Delivery
9 20 (10.20%) Document Management
10 17 (8.67%) Configuration Management
10 17 (8.67%) Incident Management
11 16 (8.16%) Business Development
11 16 (8.16%) Project Management
12 13 (6.63%) QMS
12 13 (6.63%) PRINCE2
13 12 (6.12%) Resource Management
14 11 (5.61%) Performance Monitoring
15 10 (5.10%) Test Strategy
15 10 (5.10%) OO
Programming Languages
1 77 (39.29%) SQL
2 56 (28.57%) C#
3 50 (25.51%) Java
4 42 (21.43%) VB.NET
5 22 (11.22%) ABAP
6 17 (8.67%) JavaScript
7 2 (1.02%) PHP
8 1 (0.51%) Groovy
8 1 (0.51%) AspectJ
8 1 (0.51%) C++
8 1 (0.51%) Python
Qualifications
1 196 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 144 (73.47%) SC Cleared
3 57 (29.08%) Degree
4 21 (10.71%) DV Cleared
5 20 (10.20%) ISEB
6 17 (8.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 10 (5.10%) ISTQB
8 7 (3.57%) BC Cleared
9 4 (2.04%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (2.04%) CCNA
9 4 (2.04%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 3 (1.53%) HND
10 3 (1.53%) MCSE
10 3 (1.53%) Microsoft Certification
11 2 (1.02%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (1.02%) CISSP
11 2 (1.02%) CCNP
11 2 (1.02%) CCSA
11 2 (1.02%) GSEC
11 2 (1.02%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (9.69%) QA
2 13 (6.63%) ISO 9001
3 6 (3.06%) SLA
4 1 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (0.51%) Hyper-V
1 1 (0.51%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 17 (8.67%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.02%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (0.51%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 72 (36.73%) Microsoft
2 64 (32.65%) Oracle
3 39 (19.90%) SAP
4 22 (11.22%) Cisco
5 19 (9.69%) CheckPoint
6 17 (8.67%) HP
6 17 (8.67%) Juniper
7 11 (5.61%) JBoss
8 6 (3.06%) ESRI
9 4 (2.04%) Primavera
10 2 (1.02%) Progress
10 2 (1.02%) Unisys
10 2 (1.02%) Peoplefluent
11 1 (0.51%) VMware
11 1 (0.51%) EMC
11 1 (0.51%) Symantec
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