The table below looks at the statistics for SC Cleared in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SC Cleared over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 165 136 159
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +23
Permanent jobs citing SC Cleared 2032 2582 1961
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.86% 2.21% 1.80%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.80% 8.13% 6.61%
Number of salaries quoted 1594 1858 1336
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £75,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £48,750 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +8.33%

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
29867 31754 29655
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.27% 27.14% 27.27%
Number of salaries quoted 23809 24862 23887
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

SC Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend

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

SC Cleared Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

SC Cleared
Salary Trend

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

SC Cleared Salary Trend in the UK

SC Cleared
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SC Cleared over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 within the UK.

SC Cleared Salary Histogram in the UK

SC Cleared
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SC Cleared within the UK over the 3 months to 31 July 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
(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 -42 1835 £47,500 -5.00% 347
South East -35 770 £45,000 -5.26% 107
London +31 441 £55,000 +4.76% 80
Hampshire -9 264 £38,500 -18.94% 37
South West -2 220 £42,500 +0.59% 55
Berkshire -39 197 £52,250 +1.45% 29
East of England -34 145 £50,000 -9.09% 17
West Midlands -48 123 £50,000 -16.66% 31
Reading -32 121 £52,000 -0.95% 19
Surrey -27 112 £45,000 - 13
North West -10 103 £43,000 -4.44% 26
Birmingham -24 100 £57,500 -4.16% 13
Hertfordshire -33 100 £50,000 -28.57% 8
Buckinghamshire +32 88 £50,000 +23.45% 8
City of London +15 87 £57,750 +8.45% 20
Milton Keynes +15 78 £45,000 +11.11% 7
East Midlands +11 70 £40,000 - 13
Hemel Hempstead -3 67 £55,000 -21.42%
Gloucestershire -13 66 £45,000 +12.50% 13
Bristol -25 63 £40,000 -9.09% 14
Wiltshire +15 59 £39,500 -7.05% 10
Southampton +5 55 £42,500 - 1
Yorkshire +28 49 £47,500 +5.55% 8
Oxfordshire +47 42 £42,500 -8.60% 6
Scotland +26 40 £42,926 +7.31% 8
Cumbria +3 39 £35,000 - 11
Leatherhead -6 37 £36,250 -26.02% 4
Wales -22 32 £35,000 -20.00% 12
Oxford +24 31 £45,375 -2.41% 1
Derbyshire +8 31 £45,000 +12.50% 2

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing SC 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 SC Cleared.

1 4394 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 982 (22.35%) Microsoft
3 958 (21.80%) Windows
4 853 (19.41%) ITIL
5 748 (17.02%) DV Cleared
6 659 (15.00%) Oracle
7 652 (14.84%) Cisco
8 590 (13.43%) Degree
9 562 (12.79%) Finance
9 562 (12.79%) SQL
10 532 (12.11%) Firewall
11 531 (12.08%) Agile Software Development
12 522 (11.88%) VMware
13 514 (11.70%) Linux
14 443 (10.08%) C
15 438 (9.97%) Cisco Certification
16 435 (9.90%) MS Excel
17 424 (9.65%) Active Directory
18 390 (8.88%) VMware Infrastructure
19 379 (8.63%) UNIX
20 378 (8.60%) Java
21 365 (8.31%) SQL Server
22 361 (8.22%) HP
23 355 (8.08%) Project Management
24 351 (7.99%) SLA
25 332 (7.56%) SharePoint
26 328 (7.46%) Telecoms
27 320 (7.28%) .NET
28 318 (7.24%) Information Security
29 303 (6.90%) WAN

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing SC 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 SC Cleared. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 332 (7.56%) SharePoint
2 188 (4.28%) MS Exchange
3 138 (3.14%) Exchange Server 2010
4 131 (2.98%) IIS
5 124 (2.82%) Lync
6 114 (2.59%) SharePoint 2013
7 98 (2.23%) SharePoint 2010
8 83 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2007
9 77 (1.75%) WebLogic
10 60 (1.37%) Documentum
11 59 (1.34%) Exchange Server 2013
12 58 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2003
13 54 (1.23%) JBoss
14 48 (1.09%) Elasticsearch
15 41 (0.93%) Node.js
15 41 (0.93%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
16 40 (0.91%) WebSphere
17 36 (0.82%) Apache
18 34 (0.77%) BizTalk Server
19 33 (0.75%) Tomcat
Applications
1 435 (9.90%) MS Excel
2 190 (4.32%) MS Office
3 47 (1.07%) MS Visio
4 44 (1.00%) MS PowerPoint
5 35 (0.80%) MS Project
6 28 (0.64%) InfoPath
7 6 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
7 6 (0.14%) Windchill
8 2 (0.046%) Simulink
9 1 (0.023%) Stateflow
9 1 (0.023%) Maya
9 1 (0.023%) 3ds Max
9 1 (0.023%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.023%) Pro/ENGINEER
9 1 (0.023%) PowerPivot
9 1 (0.023%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 1 (0.023%) PTC Creo
9 1 (0.023%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 176 (4.01%) Oracle EBS
2 158 (3.60%) Oracle EBS R12
3 93 (2.12%) Dynamics CRM
4 76 (1.73%) Oracle Applications
5 56 (1.27%) Oracle 11i
6 49 (1.12%) Oracle ERP
7 33 (0.75%) Oracle General Ledger
7 33 (0.75%) Oracle Payables
7 33 (0.75%) Oracle Receivables
8 29 (0.66%) Remedy ITSM
9 26 (0.59%) Oracle Financials
10 23 (0.52%) Oracle HRMS
10 23 (0.52%) Oracle iRecruitment
11 16 (0.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
12 15 (0.34%) SAP CO
12 15 (0.34%) Oracle Cash Management
13 13 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
13 13 (0.30%) SAP FI
13 13 (0.30%) SAP FI/CO
14 12 (0.27%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 163 (3.71%) Office 365
2 86 (1.96%) Microsoft Azure
3 22 (0.50%) Azure Active Directory
4 21 (0.48%) SaaS
5 20 (0.46%) Cloud Computing
6 15 (0.34%) Amazon AWS
7 13 (0.30%) Yammer
8 11 (0.25%) Taleo
9 9 (0.20%) IaaS
10 8 (0.18%) PaaS
11 5 (0.11%) Amazon EMR
11 5 (0.11%) Amazon EC2
11 5 (0.11%) Amazon S3
12 4 (0.091%) SuccessFactors
13 1 (0.023%) CodePlex
Communications & Networking
1 532 (12.11%) Firewall
2 303 (6.90%) WAN
3 299 (6.80%) LAN
4 195 (4.44%) Wireless
5 183 (4.16%) TCP/IP
6 180 (4.10%) DNS
7 157 (3.57%) SAN
8 122 (2.78%) Network Security
9 119 (2.71%) DHCP
10 117 (2.66%) VoIP
11 95 (2.16%) Cisco ASA
12 82 (1.87%) Internet
13 80 (1.82%) Cisco Nexus
14 72 (1.64%) HTTP
15 68 (1.55%) BGP
16 67 (1.52%) MPLS
17 63 (1.43%) OSPF
18 50 (1.14%) VPN
19 45 (1.02%) Unified Communications
20 43 (0.98%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 365 (8.31%) SQL Server
2 144 (3.28%) Oracle Database
3 119 (2.71%) SQL Server 2008
4 105 (2.39%) Relational Database
5 97 (2.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 85 (1.93%) Big Data
7 81 (1.84%) MySQL
8 68 (1.55%) Oracle Database 11g
8 68 (1.55%) MongoDB
9 67 (1.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 63 (1.43%) RDBMS
11 55 (1.25%) Data Warehouse
12 51 (1.16%) Oracle BI EE
13 46 (1.05%) QlikView
14 44 (1.00%) Oracle Reports
14 44 (1.00%) Oracle Exadata
15 36 (0.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 32 (0.73%) SQL Server 2005
17 29 (0.66%) Oracle Database 10g
18 24 (0.55%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 100 (2.28%) Subversion
2 91 (2.07%) Visual Studio
3 69 (1.57%) Git (software)
4 54 (1.23%) Selenium
5 50 (1.14%) Rational DOORS
6 49 (1.12%) Maven
6 49 (1.12%) Oracle Forms
7 45 (1.02%) Team Foundation Server
8 39 (0.89%) NUnit
9 38 (0.86%) LoadRunner
10 37 (0.84%) ClearCase
11 33 (0.75%) Jenkins
12 28 (0.64%) JUnit
13 25 (0.57%) Ant
14 22 (0.50%) MSBuild
15 21 (0.48%) CruiseControl
15 21 (0.48%) JIRA
16 19 (0.43%) Visual Studio Team System
17 17 (0.39%) MSI
18 16 (0.36%) Eclipse
General
1 562 (12.79%) Finance
2 328 (7.46%) Telecoms
3 129 (2.94%) Manufacturing
4 118 (2.69%) Retail
5 80 (1.82%) Banking
6 70 (1.59%) Military
7 53 (1.21%) Electronics
8 47 (1.07%) Marketing
9 45 (1.02%) Aerospace
9 45 (1.02%) Legal
10 34 (0.77%) Publishing
11 24 (0.55%) Back Office
12 22 (0.50%) General Ledger
13 16 (0.36%) Advertising
14 14 (0.32%) Law
14 14 (0.32%) Welsh Language
15 10 (0.23%) Local Government
16 9 (0.20%) Games
17 8 (0.18%) Billing
18 5 (0.11%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 661 (15.04%) Analyst
2 591 (13.45%) Consultant
3 466 (10.61%) Architect
4 412 (9.38%) Developer
5 238 (5.42%) Project Manager
6 210 (4.78%) Network Engineer
7 167 (3.80%) Security Consultant
8 165 (3.76%) Administrator
9 157 (3.57%) Support Engineer
10 144 (3.28%) Business Analyst
11 135 (3.07%) Software Engineer
12 130 (2.96%) Systems Engineer
13 123 (2.80%) .NET Developer
14 113 (2.57%) Test Analyst
15 110 (2.50%) Systems Administrator
16 107 (2.44%) Oracle Consultant
17 102 (2.32%) Support Analyst
18 97 (2.21%) Technical Architect
19 88 (2.00%) Solutions Architect
20 85 (1.93%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 320 (7.28%) .NET
2 296 (6.74%) HTML
3 236 (5.37%) CSS
4 195 (4.44%) ASP.NET
5 143 (3.25%) Middleware
6 126 (2.87%) HTML5
7 121 (2.75%) Web Services
8 116 (2.64%) XML
9 114 (2.59%) .NET Framework
10 110 (2.50%) J2EE
11 87 (1.98%) jQuery
12 84 (1.91%) WCF
13 82 (1.87%) Spring
13 82 (1.87%) JSP
14 78 (1.78%) Entity Framework
15 71 (1.62%) Oracle Fusion
16 68 (1.55%) CSS3
17 64 (1.46%) Hibernate
18 62 (1.41%) SOAP
19 60 (1.37%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 299 (6.80%) Analytical Skills
2 237 (5.39%) Data Centre
3 184 (4.19%) Management Information System
4 160 (3.64%) Computer Science
5 112 (2.55%) Clustering
6 69 (1.57%) GIS
7 68 (1.55%) Mathematics
8 67 (1.52%) PKI
9 64 (1.46%) Replication
9 64 (1.46%) RMADS
10 61 (1.39%) CESG
11 54 (1.23%) Visualisation
12 51 (1.16%) Blackberry
13 50 (1.14%) Life Science
14 43 (0.98%) Oracle Exalogic
15 40 (0.91%) User Experience
16 39 (0.89%) Private Cloud
17 36 (0.82%) Physics
18 34 (0.77%) Fat Client
18 34 (0.77%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 958 (21.80%) Windows
2 514 (11.70%) Linux
3 379 (8.63%) UNIX
4 274 (6.24%) Windows Server 2008
5 204 (4.64%) Windows Server 2012
6 197 (4.48%) Windows Server 2003
7 157 (3.57%) Windows 7
8 105 (2.39%) Solaris
9 84 (1.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 61 (1.39%) Windows XP
11 44 (1.00%) Windows 8
12 41 (0.93%) Ubuntu
13 39 (0.89%) AIX
14 33 (0.75%) Android
15 25 (0.57%) CentOS
16 24 (0.55%) HPUX
17 20 (0.46%) Apple iOS
18 17 (0.39%) Windows 2000
19 7 (0.16%) Windows NT
20 6 (0.14%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 853 (19.41%) ITIL
2 531 (12.08%) Agile Software Development
3 355 (8.08%) Project Management
4 318 (7.24%) Information Security
5 288 (6.55%) Service Management
6 261 (5.94%) Service Delivery
7 247 (5.62%) Change Management
8 245 (5.58%) Cyber Security
8 245 (5.58%) Mentoring
9 239 (5.44%) Software Engineering
10 236 (5.37%) PRINCE2
11 229 (5.21%) Scrum
12 213 (4.85%) Stakeholder Management
13 205 (4.67%) Business Intelligence
14 197 (4.48%) Configuration Management
15 177 (4.03%) Migration
16 176 (4.01%) ERP
17 174 (3.96%) Risk Management
17 174 (3.96%) Incident Management
18 164 (3.73%) UML
Programming Languages
1 562 (12.79%) SQL
2 443 (10.08%) C
3 378 (8.60%) Java
4 298 (6.78%) C#
5 261 (5.94%) JavaScript
6 218 (4.96%) C++
7 140 (3.19%) Python
8 130 (2.96%) PowerShell
9 127 (2.89%) Perl
10 100 (2.28%) PL/SQL
11 84 (1.91%) Ruby
12 75 (1.71%) Bash Shell
13 69 (1.57%) Shell Script
14 67 (1.52%) VB.NET
15 44 (1.00%) T-SQL
16 43 (0.98%) PHP
17 38 (0.86%) VB
18 33 (0.75%) VBScript
19 29 (0.66%) VBA
20 16 (0.36%) Ada
Qualifications
1 4394 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 748 (17.02%) DV Cleared
3 590 (13.43%) Degree
4 438 (9.97%) Cisco Certification
5 282 (6.42%) CCNA
6 252 (5.74%) CCNP
7 199 (4.53%) Microsoft Certification
8 180 (4.10%) CISSP
9 124 (2.82%) ISTQB
10 121 (2.75%) MCSE
11 91 (2.07%) MCP
12 88 (2.00%) CISM
13 78 (1.78%) ISEB
14 76 (1.73%) CCA
15 75 (1.71%) Citrix Certification
16 74 (1.68%) CCSA
17 72 (1.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
18 61 (1.39%) ITIL Certification
19 50 (1.14%) CCIE
20 47 (1.07%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 351 (7.99%) SLA
2 159 (3.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 110 (2.50%) QA
4 68 (1.55%) PCI DSS
5 34 (0.77%) JSP 440
6 30 (0.68%) ISO 9001
7 13 (0.30%) COBIT
8 11 (0.25%) GPG13
9 10 (0.23%) Data Quality
10 8 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 4 (0.091%) ISO 9000
11 4 (0.091%) IEC 61508
12 3 (0.068%) DO-178B
12 3 (0.068%) TickIT
13 2 (0.046%) PMBOK
13 2 (0.046%) ISO/IEC 20000
14 1 (0.023%) FISMA
14 1 (0.023%) DO-160
14 1 (0.023%) BS7799
System Software
1 424 (9.65%) Active Directory
2 390 (8.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 232 (5.28%) Hyper-V
4 134 (3.05%) XenApp
5 131 (2.98%) Microsoft App-V
6 102 (2.32%) XenDesktop
7 81 (1.84%) vSphere
8 60 (1.37%) VMware ESX
9 57 (1.30%) Terminal Services
10 38 (0.86%) Oracle RAC
11 30 (0.68%) Firmware
12 28 (0.64%) ISA Server
12 28 (0.64%) UAG
13 27 (0.61%) XenServer
14 24 (0.55%) Samba
15 23 (0.52%) Forefront TMG
16 21 (0.48%) Xen
17 17 (0.39%) vCloud
18 15 (0.34%) Microsoft Virtual Server
19 14 (0.32%) Snort
Systems Management
1 231 (5.26%) SCCM
2 100 (2.28%) SCOM
3 85 (1.93%) NetBackup
4 52 (1.18%) HP Quality Center
5 40 (0.91%) HP SIM
6 39 (0.89%) Data Guard
7 36 (0.82%) SCVMM
8 34 (0.77%) EMC NetWorker
9 33 (0.75%) Oracle RMAN
10 31 (0.71%) OpenView
10 31 (0.71%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 30 (0.68%) Puppet
12 29 (0.66%) Cisco Prime
12 29 (0.66%) WSUS
13 27 (0.61%) Norton AntiVirus
14 23 (0.52%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
14 23 (0.52%) HP Data Protector
15 20 (0.46%) EdgeSight
16 17 (0.39%) SCSM
16 17 (0.39%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 982 (22.35%) Microsoft
2 659 (15.00%) Oracle
3 652 (14.84%) Cisco
4 522 (11.88%) VMware
5 361 (8.22%) HP
6 294 (6.69%) Citrix
7 293 (6.67%) Juniper
8 214 (4.87%) CheckPoint
9 162 (3.69%) F5
10 137 (3.12%) IBM
11 136 (3.10%) SAP
12 124 (2.82%) EMC
13 113 (2.57%) Symantec
14 92 (2.09%) Computacenter
15 85 (1.93%) Sun
16 84 (1.91%) McAfee
17 82 (1.87%) Remedy
18 81 (1.84%) Red Hat
19 74 (1.68%) AppSense
20 66 (1.50%) NetApp
London
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Salary: bonus & Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
UK
EMBS- People Transfer
Salary: £38k - 65k per year + 36hols + pension + medical
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Salary: £38k - 60k per year + Car allowance, medical, pension, 36 days hols
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Salary: £35k - 60k per year + Car allowance, medical, pension, 36 days hols
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Salary: £25000 - £36000 per annum
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
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Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
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Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
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Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + 540% bonus, car allow, benefits
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ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45 000 - £65 000 (+ superb package!!!)
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