The table below looks at the statistics for Security Cleared in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Security Cleared over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Clearance
Rank 74 107 86
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -21
Permanent jobs citing Security Cleared 3963 2852 3596
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 3.48% 2.62% 3.18%
As % of the Qualifications category 12.74% 9.79% 10.99%
Number of salaries quoted 2898 2049 2799
Average salary £47,750 £45,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.11% +8.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £46,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+9.41% +6.25%

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
31096 29130 32721
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.29% 26.78% 28.96%
Number of salaries quoted 24587 23777 27213
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £26,826
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Security Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Security Cleared Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Security Cleared
Salary Trend

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

Security Cleared Salary Trend in the UK

Security Cleared
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Security Cleared over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 within the UK.

Security Cleared Salary Histogram in the UK

Security 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 Security Cleared within the UK over the 3 months to 24 October 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
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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 +38 3662 £47,500 +10.46% 601
South East +8 1352 £46,000 +8.23% 210
London +83 678 £52,500 +5.00% 144
South West +17 571 £43,500 +8.75% 115
Berkshire +6 513 £50,000 +11.11% 59
Hampshire +4 433 £47,500 +18.75% 86
West Midlands +33 353 £57,500 +27.77% 33
East of England +32 269 £50,000 +25.93% 26
North West +54 255 £47,000 +10.58% 23
Birmingham +35 255 £60,000 +33.33% 14
Reading +4 248 £50,000 +8.69% 31
Surrey +7 214 £45,000 -5.26% 25
City of London +70 211 £57,500 +10.57% 50
Hertfordshire +30 177 £54,000 +13.68% 5
Bristol +20 171 £45,000 +20.00% 34
Bracknell 0 171 £45,000 +12.50% 4
Gloucestershire +10 169 £45,000 +12.50% 36
Hemel Hempstead +24 129 £65,000 +20.93% 1
Wiltshire +21 126 £37,500 -23.07% 23
Manchester +46 107 £45,000 +5.88% 6
Yorkshire -10 104 £37,500 -2.59% 17
East Midlands +25 98 £35,000 -22.22% 19
Cheshire +5 83 £50,000 +36.98% 8
Basingstoke +6 80 £44,000 -11.11% 3
Andover +1 71 £50,000 +42.85% 11
North East +21 69 £38,000 +24.59% 9
Buckinghamshire -13 66 £41,250 -9.34% 17
Warrington +30 64 £54,000 +27.05% 3
Tyne and Wear +22 61 £38,000 +4.10% 8
Milton Keynes -4 59 £44,000 +1.14% 10

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing Security 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 Security Cleared.

1 5251 (64.77%) SC Cleared
2 1980 (24.42%) Windows
3 1655 (20.41%) Microsoft
4 1599 (19.72%) Finance
5 1383 (17.06%) ITIL
6 1329 (16.39%) Oracle
7 1309 (16.15%) DV Cleared
8 1186 (14.63%) SQL
9 1117 (13.78%) Degree
10 1033 (12.74%) Agile Software Development
11 1030 (12.71%) Linux
12 946 (11.67%) Java
13 931 (11.48%) Telecoms
14 871 (10.74%) MS Excel
15 853 (10.52%) Active Directory
16 834 (10.29%) VMware
17 779 (9.61%) Firewall
18 736 (9.08%) Retail
19 708 (8.73%) Cisco
20 666 (8.22%) C#
21 653 (8.05%) Project Management
22 619 (7.64%) HP
23 597 (7.36%) SQL Server
23 597 (7.36%) UNIX
24 575 (7.09%) C
25 563 (6.94%) PRINCE2
26 553 (6.82%) Analytical Skills
27 543 (6.70%) Windows Server 2003
28 540 (6.66%) SharePoint
29 536 (6.61%) C++

Security Cleared
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing Security 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 Security Cleared. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 540 (6.66%) SharePoint
2 394 (4.86%) MS Exchange
3 208 (2.57%) Exchange Server 2010
4 205 (2.53%) Exchange Server 2003
5 200 (2.47%) WebLogic
6 198 (2.44%) Apache
7 188 (2.32%) IIS
8 151 (1.86%) SharePoint 2010
9 140 (1.73%) Lync
10 127 (1.57%) Exchange Server 2007
11 125 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2013
12 118 (1.46%) JBoss
13 107 (1.32%) WebSphere
14 103 (1.27%) SharePoint Server
15 86 (1.06%) Oracle Workflow
16 82 (1.01%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
17 73 (0.90%) BizTalk Server
18 69 (0.85%) Oracle SOA Suite
19 66 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2000
20 61 (0.75%) Tomcat
Applications
1 871 (10.74%) MS Excel
2 383 (4.72%) MS Office
3 131 (1.62%) MS Project
4 80 (0.99%) MS Visio
5 60 (0.74%) MS PowerPoint
6 23 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
7 19 (0.23%) InfoPath
8 10 (0.12%) Simulink
9 8 (0.099%) Acrobat
10 7 (0.086%) FrameMaker
11 6 (0.074%) Photoshop
12 5 (0.062%) AutoCAD
12 5 (0.062%) PowerPivot
13 3 (0.037%) Adobe Captivate
13 3 (0.037%) SPSS
13 3 (0.037%) Pro/ENGINEER
14 2 (0.025%) Mathematica
14 2 (0.025%) Revit
15 1 (0.012%) OmniGraffle
15 1 (0.012%) NASTRAN
Business Applications
1 318 (3.92%) Oracle EBS
2 252 (3.11%) Oracle EBS R12
3 156 (1.92%) Oracle Applications
4 130 (1.60%) Oracle ERP
5 56 (0.69%) Dynamics CRM
6 54 (0.67%) SAP MM
7 49 (0.60%) Oracle iRecruitment
8 47 (0.58%) Oracle Financials
9 44 (0.54%) SAP FI
9 44 (0.54%) SAP FI/CO
9 44 (0.54%) SAP CO
10 40 (0.49%) SAP SD
11 39 (0.48%) Oracle iProcurement
12 35 (0.43%) Remedy ITSM
13 33 (0.41%) SAP WM
14 32 (0.39%) SAP CRM
14 32 (0.39%) Hyperion Planning
15 31 (0.38%) Oracle HRMS
16 29 (0.36%) Oracle 11i
16 29 (0.36%) HFM
Cloud Services
1 66 (0.81%) Office 365
2 59 (0.73%) SaaS
3 47 (0.58%) IaaS
4 42 (0.52%) PaaS
5 26 (0.32%) Cloud Computing
6 22 (0.27%) Microsoft Azure
6 22 (0.27%) Taleo
7 7 (0.086%) Amazon AWS
8 6 (0.074%) Basecamp
9 4 (0.049%) Amazon EMR
9 4 (0.049%) Google Apps
9 4 (0.049%) Amazon EC2
9 4 (0.049%) Amazon S3
10 2 (0.025%) IBM SmartCloud
11 1 (0.012%) SuccessFactors
11 1 (0.012%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 779 (9.61%) Firewall
2 417 (5.14%) DNS
3 313 (3.86%) TCP/IP
4 284 (3.50%) WAN
5 272 (3.36%) DHCP
5 272 (3.36%) LAN
6 255 (3.15%) Internet
7 253 (3.12%) SAN
8 247 (3.05%) Network Security
9 232 (2.86%) Wireless
10 205 (2.53%) VPN
11 198 (2.44%) HTTP
12 137 (1.69%) SSL
13 117 (1.44%) Cisco ASA
14 102 (1.26%) LDAP
15 100 (1.23%) BGP
16 99 (1.22%) MPLS
17 98 (1.21%) OSPF
18 95 (1.17%) NAS
19 92 (1.13%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 597 (7.36%) SQL Server
2 372 (4.59%) Oracle Database
3 162 (2.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 156 (1.92%) MySQL
5 146 (1.80%) SQL Server 2008
6 128 (1.58%) Data Warehouse
7 126 (1.55%) Oracle BI EE
8 101 (1.25%) Relational Database
9 98 (1.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 94 (1.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 91 (1.12%) Oracle Discoverer
12 81 (1.00%) Oracle Database 10g
13 76 (0.94%) Oracle BI Publisher
14 71 (0.88%) EDRMS
15 69 (0.85%) SQL Server 2005
16 67 (0.83%) RDBMS
17 64 (0.79%) Oracle Reports
18 59 (0.73%) Essbase
19 57 (0.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
20 56 (0.69%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 175 (2.16%) Subversion
2 155 (1.91%) JIRA
3 116 (1.43%) Visual Studio
4 114 (1.41%) Selenium
5 110 (1.36%) Ant
6 107 (1.32%) Git (software)
7 103 (1.27%) Maven
8 94 (1.16%) Team Foundation Server
9 92 (1.13%) LoadRunner
10 90 (1.11%) Jenkins
11 85 (1.05%) JUnit
12 83 (1.02%) TestDirector
13 77 (0.95%) QuickTest Pro
13 77 (0.95%) Rational DOORS
14 74 (0.91%) Oracle Forms
15 54 (0.67%) Eclipse
15 54 (0.67%) Talend Open Studio
16 48 (0.59%) GDB
17 43 (0.53%) GCC
18 31 (0.38%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 1599 (19.72%) Finance
2 931 (11.48%) Telecoms
3 736 (9.08%) Retail
4 218 (2.69%) Military
5 210 (2.59%) Aerospace
6 172 (2.12%) Legal
7 148 (1.83%) Manufacturing
8 141 (1.74%) Banking
8 141 (1.74%) Back Office
9 129 (1.59%) Electronics
10 102 (1.26%) Marketing
11 75 (0.93%) Law
12 50 (0.62%) German Language
13 40 (0.49%) Advertising
14 36 (0.44%) Local Government
15 30 (0.37%) Games
16 25 (0.31%) Publishing
16 25 (0.31%) Billing
17 22 (0.27%) Automotive
18 16 (0.20%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 1261 (15.55%) Consultant
2 933 (11.51%) Developer
3 814 (10.04%) Analyst
4 805 (9.93%) Architect
5 433 (5.34%) Support Engineer
6 383 (4.72%) Project Manager
7 290 (3.58%) Software Engineer
8 271 (3.34%) Network Engineer
9 250 (3.08%) Oracle Consultant
10 246 (3.03%) DBA
11 201 (2.48%) Security Consultant
11 201 (2.48%) Oracle DBA
12 200 (2.47%) Java Developer
13 191 (2.36%) Administrator
14 186 (2.29%) Solutions Architect
15 167 (2.06%) Test Manager
16 166 (2.05%) Test Analyst
17 158 (1.95%) Senior Consultant
17 158 (1.95%) 2nd Line Support
18 156 (1.92%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 532 (6.56%) .NET
2 512 (6.32%) HTML
3 445 (5.49%) XML
4 284 (3.50%) CSS
5 269 (3.32%) Web Services
6 239 (2.95%) ASP.NET
7 224 (2.76%) Middleware
8 204 (2.52%) HTML5
9 197 (2.43%) J2EE
10 181 (2.23%) jQuery
11 160 (1.97%) SOAP
12 159 (1.96%) Spring
13 148 (1.83%) Hibernate
14 142 (1.75%) .NET Framework
15 104 (1.28%) Oracle Fusion
16 100 (1.23%) Ajax
17 98 (1.21%) JSON
18 95 (1.17%) WCF
19 78 (0.96%) JSP
20 77 (0.95%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 553 (6.82%) Analytical Skills
2 428 (5.28%) Management Information System
3 321 (3.96%) Computer Science
4 249 (3.07%) Open Source
5 240 (2.96%) Clustering
6 183 (2.26%) PKI
7 167 (2.06%) Mathematics
8 149 (1.84%) Blackberry
9 134 (1.65%) CESG
10 121 (1.49%) RMADS
11 112 (1.38%) Statistics
12 110 (1.36%) GIS
13 92 (1.13%) User Experience
14 81 (1.00%) Enterprise Software
14 81 (1.00%) Replication
15 80 (0.99%) Data Integration
16 76 (0.94%) Algorithms
17 68 (0.84%) Mobile App
18 63 (0.78%) Video Conferencing
19 61 (0.75%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 1980 (24.42%) Windows
2 1030 (12.71%) Linux
3 597 (7.36%) UNIX
4 543 (6.70%) Windows Server 2003
5 521 (6.43%) Windows Server 2008
6 291 (3.59%) Windows XP
7 285 (3.52%) Windows 7
8 245 (3.02%) Windows Server 2012
9 186 (2.29%) Solaris
10 141 (1.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 107 (1.32%) Android
12 89 (1.10%) Windows 8
13 84 (1.04%) HPUX
14 76 (0.94%) Apple iOS
15 71 (0.88%) Windows 2000
16 56 (0.69%) AIX
17 46 (0.57%) CentOS
18 44 (0.54%) Windows 2000 Server
19 39 (0.48%) Debian
20 36 (0.44%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 1383 (17.06%) ITIL
2 1033 (12.74%) Agile Software Development
3 653 (8.05%) Project Management
4 563 (6.94%) PRINCE2
5 512 (6.32%) Software Engineering
6 483 (5.96%) Service Management
7 449 (5.54%) Mentoring
8 413 (5.09%) Information Security
9 375 (4.63%) Risk Management
10 368 (4.54%) Migration
11 362 (4.47%) Change Management
12 354 (4.37%) Incident Management
13 349 (4.30%) UML
14 343 (4.23%) Stakeholder Management
15 341 (4.21%) Service Delivery
16 334 (4.12%) SOA
17 333 (4.11%) Business Intelligence
18 325 (4.01%) Scrum
19 300 (3.70%) OO
20 289 (3.56%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 1186 (14.63%) SQL
2 946 (11.67%) Java
3 666 (8.22%) C#
4 575 (7.09%) C
5 536 (6.61%) C++
6 509 (6.28%) JavaScript
7 252 (3.11%) Python
8 248 (3.06%) PowerShell
9 189 (2.33%) Shell Script
10 184 (2.27%) Perl
11 154 (1.90%) PL/SQL
12 146 (1.80%) VB
13 141 (1.74%) PHP
14 139 (1.71%) VB.NET
15 119 (1.47%) ABAP
15 119 (1.47%) Bash Shell
16 92 (1.13%) T-SQL
17 83 (1.02%) Ruby
18 70 (0.86%) VBScript
19 60 (0.74%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 5251 (64.77%) SC Cleared
2 1309 (16.15%) DV Cleared
3 1117 (13.78%) Degree
4 409 (5.05%) Cisco Certification
5 318 (3.92%) Microsoft Certification
6 253 (3.12%) ISEB
7 233 (2.87%) CCNP
8 217 (2.68%) CCNA
9 195 (2.41%) CISSP
10 183 (2.26%) ISTQB
11 165 (2.04%) MCSE
12 154 (1.90%) MCP
13 148 (1.83%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 139 (1.71%) CTC Cleared
15 120 (1.48%) ITIL Certification
16 118 (1.46%) PRINCE2 Certification
17 108 (1.33%) CISM
18 91 (1.12%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
19 85 (1.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
20 76 (0.94%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 367 (4.53%) SLA
2 328 (4.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 298 (3.68%) QA
4 79 (0.97%) ISO 9001
5 76 (0.94%) JSP 440
6 65 (0.80%) PCI DSS
7 61 (0.75%) Data Quality
8 28 (0.35%) COBIT
9 19 (0.23%) DO-178B
10 16 (0.20%) TickIT
10 16 (0.20%) ISO 9000
11 14 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 13 (0.16%) HMG Infosec
12 13 (0.16%) IEC 61508
13 9 (0.11%) JTAG
13 9 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 17799
14 8 (0.099%) COSO
15 4 (0.049%) ISO 14001
15 4 (0.049%) HL7
16 2 (0.025%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 853 (10.52%) Active Directory
2 534 (6.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 284 (3.50%) Hyper-V
4 163 (2.01%) VMware ESX
5 154 (1.90%) vSphere
6 153 (1.89%) XenApp
7 137 (1.69%) Oracle RAC
8 105 (1.30%) VMware ESXi
9 77 (0.95%) Terminal Services
10 64 (0.79%) Oracle RMAN
11 59 (0.73%) ISA Server
12 57 (0.70%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 56 (0.69%) XenDesktop
14 45 (0.56%) Firmware
14 45 (0.56%) Microsoft App-V
15 41 (0.51%) vCloud
16 31 (0.38%) Snort
17 28 (0.35%) NFS
18 23 (0.28%) Forefront TMG
19 18 (0.22%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 265 (3.27%) SCCM
2 209 (2.58%) HP Quality Center
3 174 (2.15%) SCOM
4 163 (2.01%) NetBackup
5 94 (1.16%) Norton AntiVirus
6 84 (1.04%) Data Guard
7 77 (0.95%) OpenView
8 76 (0.94%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 73 (0.90%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 69 (0.85%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 54 (0.67%) SCVMM
11 54 (0.67%) WSUS
12 50 (0.62%) Puppet
13 47 (0.58%) Backup Exec
14 44 (0.54%) EMC NetWorker
14 44 (0.54%) Nagios
15 43 (0.53%) Netcool
15 43 (0.53%) HP SIM
16 40 (0.49%) Forefront Identity Manager
17 38 (0.47%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 1655 (20.41%) Microsoft
2 1329 (16.39%) Oracle
3 834 (10.29%) VMware
4 708 (8.73%) Cisco
5 619 (7.64%) HP
6 488 (6.02%) Fujitsu
7 443 (5.46%) Citrix
8 389 (4.80%) Juniper
9 308 (3.80%) SAP
10 237 (2.92%) IBM
11 226 (2.79%) CheckPoint
12 221 (2.73%) F5
13 187 (2.31%) Red Hat
14 172 (2.12%) McAfee
15 167 (2.06%) Symantec
16 137 (1.69%) Veritas
17 136 (1.68%) EMC
18 121 (1.49%) Remedy
19 112 (1.38%) Adobe
20 98 (1.21%) Hyperion
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