The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 131 154 158
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +4
Permanent jobs citing SC Cleared 2578 1974 2005
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.20% 1.82% 1.70%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.12% 6.65% 6.06%
Number of salaries quoted 1855 1339 1647
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -2.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £48,500 £45,000 £45,250
% change year-on-year
+7.77% -0.55%
Qualifications Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
31744 29671 33091
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.14% 27.29% 28.13%
Number of salaries quoted 24856 23856 28287
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% -

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 30 July 2014 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 30 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 +29 2407 £50,000 +11.11% 306
South East +16 1252 £47,500 +5.55% 113
Berkshire +9 525 £51,500 +14.44% 19
Hampshire +13 446 £47,500 +18.75% 58
London +28 405 £52,500 +5.00% 67
Reading +12 393 £52,500 +16.66% 5
East of England +88 228 £55,000 +57.14% 26
South West 0 220 £42,000 +2.43% 50
West Midlands +60 203 £60,000 +26.31% 11
Basingstoke +26 181 £44,000 -4.96% 10
Birmingham +49 177 £60,000 +33.33% 6
Surrey -16 171 £45,000 +5.88% 13
Hertfordshire +77 169 £70,000 +97.18% 7
Hemel Hempstead +22 138 £70,000 +100.00% 5
North West +50 113 £45,000 +4.65% 15
City of London +22 99 £53,250 +12.10% 19
Bracknell +4 92 £38,000 -1.93% 5
Bristol -4 84 £44,000 -1.12% 17
Gloucestershire +3 77 £40,000 -13.04% 12
East Midlands +18 60 £40,000 +23.07% 7
Southampton +9 58 £42,500 +11.84% 8
Buckinghamshire +20 54 £40,500 -4.70% 13
Wales -9 54 £43,750 +25.00% 10
Milton Keynes +28 49 £40,500 -4.70% 13
Woking +25 49 £42,000 +31.25% 2
South Wales -5 48 £43,750 +25.00% 9
Leatherhead -11 46 £49,000 +14.61%
Manchester +16 42 £45,000 +11.11% 4
Farnborough +31 41 £50,000 +11.11% 7
Cheshire +7 41 £45,000 -25.00% 4

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 5000 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 1207 (24.14%) Windows
3 1083 (21.66%) Finance
4 1016 (20.32%) ITIL
5 1015 (20.30%) Microsoft
6 757 (15.14%) DV Cleared
7 713 (14.26%) Oracle
8 661 (13.22%) Telecoms
9 638 (12.76%) SQL
10 563 (11.26%) Degree
11 561 (11.22%) PRINCE2
12 541 (10.82%) Linux
13 527 (10.54%) Retail
14 525 (10.50%) VMware
15 497 (9.94%) Active Directory
16 478 (9.56%) Java
17 469 (9.38%) Cisco
18 456 (9.12%) Firewall
19 432 (8.64%) Project Management
20 422 (8.44%) MS Excel
21 399 (7.98%) HP
22 379 (7.58%) UNIX
23 336 (6.72%) Windows Server 2003
24 333 (6.66%) Service Management
25 327 (6.54%) SharePoint
26 320 (6.40%) Citrix
26 320 (6.40%) Windows Server 2008
27 310 (6.20%) .NET
28 309 (6.18%) C#
29 308 (6.16%) PRINCE2 Practitioner

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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
1 327 (6.54%) SharePoint
2 241 (4.82%) MS Exchange
3 147 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2003
4 126 (2.52%) Exchange Server 2010
5 122 (2.44%) Apache
6 116 (2.32%) Exchange Server 2007
7 113 (2.26%) WebLogic
8 106 (2.12%) Lync
9 97 (1.94%) IIS
10 77 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2013
11 67 (1.34%) SharePoint Server
12 52 (1.04%) Oracle Workflow
13 51 (1.02%) SharePoint 2010
14 49 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2000
15 45 (0.90%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
16 44 (0.88%) WebSphere
17 43 (0.86%) Tomcat
18 42 (0.84%) IBM Notes
19 32 (0.64%) NetWeaver
20 30 (0.60%) Exchange Server 5.5
Applications
1 422 (8.44%) MS Excel
2 201 (4.02%) MS Office
3 91 (1.82%) MS Project
4 44 (0.88%) MS Visio
5 43 (0.86%) MS PowerPoint
6 16 (0.32%) InfoPath
7 11 (0.22%) AutoCAD
8 4 (0.080%) Revit
8 4 (0.080%) CATIA
9 3 (0.060%) Acrobat
9 3 (0.060%) FrameMaker
9 3 (0.060%) Spreadsheet
10 2 (0.040%) Simulink
11 1 (0.020%) Pro/ENGINEER
Business Applications
1 135 (2.70%) Oracle EBS
2 108 (2.16%) Oracle EBS R12
2 108 (2.16%) Oracle Applications
3 60 (1.20%) Oracle ERP
4 58 (1.16%) Oracle HRMS
5 40 (0.80%) Dynamics CRM
6 33 (0.66%) Oracle 11i
6 33 (0.66%) Remedy ITSM
7 29 (0.58%) Oracle Financials
8 27 (0.54%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 25 (0.50%) Oracle Payables
10 24 (0.48%) Oracle Receivables
10 24 (0.48%) Oracle General Ledger
10 24 (0.48%) Oracle iRecruitment
11 23 (0.46%) SAP FI/CO
11 23 (0.46%) SAP FI
11 23 (0.46%) SAP CO
12 20 (0.40%) Oracle Payroll
13 14 (0.28%) Oracle Internet Expenses
14 12 (0.24%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 44 (0.88%) Office 365
2 15 (0.30%) SaaS
2 15 (0.30%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
3 14 (0.28%) Taleo
4 12 (0.24%) Amazon EMR
4 12 (0.24%) Amazon EC2
4 12 (0.24%) Amazon S3
5 11 (0.22%) Microsoft Azure
5 11 (0.22%) IaaS
6 2 (0.040%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 456 (9.12%) Firewall
2 221 (4.42%) DNS
3 213 (4.26%) SAN
4 189 (3.78%) TCP/IP
5 188 (3.76%) LAN
6 183 (3.66%) WAN
7 165 (3.30%) Internet
8 158 (3.16%) DHCP
9 140 (2.80%) Network Security
10 128 (2.56%) Wireless
11 92 (1.84%) HTTP
12 83 (1.66%) NAS
13 78 (1.56%) VPN
14 66 (1.32%) VoIP
15 58 (1.16%) Cisco ASA
16 54 (1.08%) ISDN
17 52 (1.04%) LDAP
18 51 (1.02%) Intrusion Detection
19 49 (0.98%) Wireshark
20 44 (0.88%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 290 (5.80%) SQL Server
2 149 (2.98%) Oracle Database
3 85 (1.70%) MySQL
4 77 (1.54%) Relational Database
5 53 (1.06%) Oracle BI EE
6 51 (1.02%) Oracle Database 11g
7 50 (1.00%) SQL Server 2008
8 48 (0.96%) Hadoop
9 45 (0.90%) Oracle Discoverer
10 42 (0.84%) RDBMS
11 40 (0.80%) Oracle Reports
12 37 (0.74%) NoSQL
13 36 (0.72%) Big Data
13 36 (0.72%) EDRMS
13 36 (0.72%) Data Mining
14 35 (0.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 34 (0.68%) Oracle Database 10g
16 31 (0.62%) PostgreSQL
16 31 (0.62%) MongoDB
17 27 (0.54%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 75 (1.50%) Subversion
2 74 (1.48%) LoadRunner
3 64 (1.28%) Selenium
4 56 (1.12%) JIRA
5 53 (1.06%) Maven
6 50 (1.00%) Rational DOORS
6 50 (1.00%) TestDirector
7 45 (0.90%) Eclipse
8 38 (0.76%) Visual Studio
8 38 (0.76%) QuickTest Pro
9 37 (0.74%) JUnit
10 36 (0.72%) Git (software)
11 35 (0.70%) Oracle Forms
11 35 (0.70%) Jenkins
12 29 (0.58%) Team Foundation Server
13 27 (0.54%) NeoLoad
14 25 (0.50%) GCC
15 24 (0.48%) GDB
15 24 (0.48%) Ant
16 22 (0.44%) Bugzilla
General
1 1083 (21.66%) Finance
2 661 (13.22%) Telecoms
3 527 (10.54%) Retail
4 184 (3.68%) Back Office
5 149 (2.98%) Military
6 112 (2.24%) Legal
7 77 (1.54%) Aerospace
8 74 (1.48%) Banking
9 69 (1.38%) Electronics
10 50 (1.00%) Manufacturing
11 45 (0.90%) Marketing
12 44 (0.88%) German Language
13 30 (0.60%) Law
14 25 (0.50%) Automotive
15 20 (0.40%) Advertising
16 18 (0.36%) Local Government
17 13 (0.26%) Publishing
17 13 (0.26%) General Ledger
17 13 (0.26%) Billing
18 12 (0.24%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 717 (14.34%) Consultant
2 570 (11.40%) Architect
3 444 (8.88%) Analyst
4 433 (8.66%) Project Manager
5 406 (8.12%) Developer
6 236 (4.72%) Support Engineer
7 176 (3.52%) Network Engineer
8 172 (3.44%) Oracle Consultant
9 160 (3.20%) Security Consultant
10 128 (2.56%) Test Manager
11 124 (2.48%) Senior Manager
12 122 (2.44%) Programme Manager
13 120 (2.40%) Software Engineer
14 119 (2.38%) Security Engineer
15 116 (2.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
16 113 (2.26%) Security Analyst
17 111 (2.22%) Java Developer
18 109 (2.18%) Solutions Architect
19 108 (2.16%) Infrastructure Manager
20 106 (2.12%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 310 (6.20%) .NET
2 195 (3.90%) HTML
3 176 (3.52%) ASP.NET
4 151 (3.02%) XML
5 138 (2.76%) Middleware
6 137 (2.74%) Spring
6 137 (2.74%) Web Services
7 112 (2.24%) Hibernate
8 106 (2.12%) J2EE
9 96 (1.92%) SOAP
10 90 (1.80%) HTML5
11 73 (1.46%) .NET Framework
12 70 (1.40%) CSS
13 65 (1.30%) jQuery
13 65 (1.30%) WCF
14 61 (1.22%) Oracle Fusion
15 49 (0.98%) Java EE
16 39 (0.78%) WF
17 34 (0.68%) ASP.NET MVC
18 32 (0.64%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 297 (5.94%) Management Information System
2 149 (2.98%) Computer Science
3 147 (2.94%) Open Source
4 138 (2.76%) Clustering
5 129 (2.58%) PKI
6 98 (1.96%) CESG
7 94 (1.88%) Mathematics
8 88 (1.76%) RMADS
9 66 (1.32%) Blackberry
10 52 (1.04%) Statistics
11 51 (1.02%) Replication
12 46 (0.92%) CESG CLAS
13 45 (0.90%) GIS
13 45 (0.90%) Human Factors
14 41 (0.82%) Enterprise Software
15 36 (0.72%) Physics
16 35 (0.70%) Mobile App
17 33 (0.66%) Cryptography
18 32 (0.64%) Visualisation
18 32 (0.64%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 1207 (24.14%) Windows
2 541 (10.82%) Linux
3 379 (7.58%) UNIX
4 336 (6.72%) Windows Server 2003
5 320 (6.40%) Windows Server 2008
6 159 (3.18%) Solaris
7 154 (3.08%) Windows 7
8 136 (2.72%) Windows XP
9 109 (2.18%) Windows Server 2012
10 91 (1.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 87 (1.74%) HPUX
12 58 (1.16%) Windows 2000
13 55 (1.10%) Android
14 49 (0.98%) AIX
15 29 (0.58%) Windows Vista
16 22 (0.44%) Apple iOS
17 20 (0.40%) Windows 8
17 20 (0.40%) Debian
18 19 (0.38%) Ubuntu
19 18 (0.36%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1016 (20.32%) ITIL
2 561 (11.22%) PRINCE2
3 432 (8.64%) Project Management
4 333 (6.66%) Service Management
5 296 (5.92%) Risk Management
6 252 (5.04%) Stakeholder Management
7 243 (4.86%) Information Security
8 242 (4.84%) Software Engineering
9 212 (4.24%) Configuration Management
10 199 (3.98%) Agile Software Development
11 198 (3.96%) Service Delivery
12 188 (3.76%) SIEM
13 186 (3.72%) Disaster Recovery
14 179 (3.58%) Incident Management
15 175 (3.50%) Migration
16 173 (3.46%) Business Development
17 169 (3.38%) Change Control
18 168 (3.36%) Supplier Management
19 166 (3.32%) Programme Management
20 165 (3.30%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 638 (12.76%) SQL
2 478 (9.56%) Java
3 309 (6.18%) C#
4 272 (5.44%) C
5 218 (4.36%) C++
6 208 (4.16%) JavaScript
7 144 (2.88%) PowerShell
8 132 (2.64%) Python
9 110 (2.20%) VB.NET
10 105 (2.10%) Perl
11 86 (1.72%) PL/SQL
12 83 (1.66%) Bash Shell
13 80 (1.60%) VB
14 77 (1.54%) Shell Script
15 63 (1.26%) T-SQL
16 58 (1.16%) VBScript
17 49 (0.98%) Ruby
18 38 (0.76%) ABAP
19 36 (0.72%) VBA
20 32 (0.64%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 5000 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 757 (15.14%) DV Cleared
3 563 (11.26%) Degree
4 308 (6.16%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 229 (4.58%) Cisco Certification
6 182 (3.64%) Microsoft Certification
7 152 (3.04%) CISSP
8 145 (2.90%) ISEB
8 145 (2.90%) CCNP
9 144 (2.88%) CTC Cleared
10 126 (2.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 125 (2.50%) ISTQB
12 103 (2.06%) MCP
13 97 (1.94%) CCNA
14 86 (1.72%) CISM
15 74 (1.48%) MCSE
16 62 (1.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 61 (1.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
18 59 (1.18%) ITIL Certification
19 51 (1.02%) GCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 203 (4.06%) SLA
2 183 (3.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 181 (3.62%) QA
4 35 (0.70%) ISO 9001
5 30 (0.60%) PCI DSS
6 29 (0.58%) COBIT
7 18 (0.36%) DO-178B
7 18 (0.36%) JSP 440
8 14 (0.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 12 (0.24%) HMG Infosec
10 10 (0.20%) Data Quality
11 9 (0.18%) JTAG
12 8 (0.16%) BS25999
13 6 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 20000
14 4 (0.080%) BS7799
14 4 (0.080%) TickIT
15 3 (0.060%) COSO
15 3 (0.060%) GPG13
16 2 (0.040%) IEC 61508
16 2 (0.040%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 497 (9.94%) Active Directory
2 302 (6.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 179 (3.58%) Hyper-V
4 135 (2.70%) VMware ESX
5 104 (2.08%) XenApp
6 91 (1.82%) vSphere
7 53 (1.06%) Oracle RAC
8 52 (1.04%) Microsoft App-V
9 50 (1.00%) XenDesktop
10 47 (0.94%) Snort
11 45 (0.90%) vCloud
12 44 (0.88%) VMware ESXi
13 42 (0.84%) Terminal Services
14 41 (0.82%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 39 (0.78%) Oracle RMAN
16 24 (0.48%) ISA Server
17 21 (0.42%) Forefront TMG
18 19 (0.38%) NFS
19 18 (0.36%) Citrix Presentation Server
20 16 (0.32%) UAG
Systems Management
1 162 (3.24%) SCCM
2 153 (3.06%) NetBackup
3 137 (2.74%) HP Quality Center
4 88 (1.76%) Norton AntiVirus
5 80 (1.60%) SCOM
6 61 (1.22%) Backup Exec
7 57 (1.14%) WSUS
8 51 (1.02%) EMC NetWorker
9 41 (0.82%) Data Guard
10 38 (0.76%) HP SIM
11 36 (0.72%) OpenView
12 34 (0.68%) McAfee ePO
13 30 (0.60%) SCDPM
14 29 (0.58%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
14 29 (0.58%) Forefront Identity Manager
15 27 (0.54%) OpenView Configuration Management
16 26 (0.52%) SCVMM
16 26 (0.52%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
17 22 (0.44%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
18 21 (0.42%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 1015 (20.30%) Microsoft
2 713 (14.26%) Oracle
3 525 (10.50%) VMware
4 469 (9.38%) Cisco
5 399 (7.98%) HP
6 320 (6.40%) Citrix
7 280 (5.60%) Fujitsu
8 242 (4.84%) Juniper
9 186 (3.72%) Symantec
10 162 (3.24%) F5
11 138 (2.76%) McAfee
12 130 (2.60%) CheckPoint
13 126 (2.52%) Red Hat
14 110 (2.20%) Remedy
14 110 (2.20%) JBoss
15 109 (2.18%) Veritas
16 96 (1.92%) EMC
16 96 (1.92%) SAP
17 78 (1.56%) IBM
18 68 (1.36%) NetApp
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Steria
Salary: Excellent salary and flexible benefits scheme
Posted: 1 hour ago
North West London
CSC
Salary: From £60,000 to £85,000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Bedfordshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £34000 - £37000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
UK
CSC
Salary: From £45 to £85 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
UK
CSC
Salary: From £70 to £95 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
UK
CSC
Salary: From £50 to £75 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 21,000 - 24,000
Posted: 2 hours ago
UK
CSC
Salary: From £50 to £75 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Stott & May
Salary: From £30,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
York, North Yorkshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 to 45,000
Posted: 5 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + bens
Posted: 5 hours ago
Hampshire
Colston Consulting
Salary: £50k - 75k per year + £7k Shift Allowance
Posted: 7 hours ago
Hampshire
Colston Consulting
Salary: £30k - 45k per year + £7k Allowance
Posted: 7 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
360 Resourcing Solutions
Salary: Up to £57,000
Posted: 8 hours ago
Havant, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
UK
Dell Direct
Salary: Competitive. Depending on Experience
Posted: 8 hours ago
Leicestershire
NES Global Talent
Salary: £40000 to £50000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Basildon, Essex
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Salary dependant on experience
Posted: 23 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago