The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for SC Cleared qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Check (SC) Clearance
North West / Cheshire
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 81 90 86
Rank change year-on-year +9 -4  
Permanent jobs citing SC Cleared 11 9 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 1.02% 0.69% 2.12%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.07% 2.72% 9.20%
Number of salaries quoted 5 9 37
Median salary £32,500 £30,223 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.53% -32.83%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £30,223 £18,500
10% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £43,500 £61,215
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - -5.26%  

SC Cleared is in the academic qualifications and professional certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire.

Academic & Professional Certification
Cheshire
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 217 331 402
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 20.17% 25.36% 23.08%
Number of salaries quoted 144 270 292
Median salary £40,000 £36,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £61,215 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

SC Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheshire citing SC Cleared as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for SC Cleared in Cheshire

SC Cleared
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Salary trend for SC Cleared in Cheshire

SC Cleared
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SC Cleared in Cheshire over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram for SC Cleared in Cheshire

SC Cleared
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SC Cleared within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 29 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington +15 10 £32,500 +7.53%
SC Cleared
North West

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, IT jobs citing SC Cleared also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for SC Cleared.

1 26 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 21 (80.77%) ITIL
3 18 (69.23%) Microsoft
3 18 (69.23%) Service Delivery
3 18 (69.23%) Change Control
4 17 (65.38%) MS Excel
5 16 (61.54%) ITIL Certification
5 16 (61.54%) Service Design
6 6 (23.08%) Service Management
6 6 (23.08%) Problem Management
7 4 (15.38%) Incident Management
7 4 (15.38%) People Management
7 4 (15.38%) Finance
8 3 (11.54%) SLA
9 2 (7.69%) LAN
9 2 (7.69%) WAN
9 2 (7.69%) ISO 9000
9 2 (7.69%) Change Management
9 2 (7.69%) Firewall
9 2 (7.69%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (7.69%) Telecoms
9 2 (7.69%) Configuration Management
9 2 (7.69%) Critical Success Factor
9 2 (7.69%) Time Management
9 2 (7.69%) ITIL V3
9 2 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 2 (7.69%) Asset Management
10 1 (3.85%) SCCM
10 1 (3.85%) PowerShell
10 1 (3.85%) Spreadsheet

SC Cleared
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 17 (65.38%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.85%) MS Office
2 1 (3.85%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.69%) Firewall
1 2 (7.69%) LAN
1 2 (7.69%) WAN
1 2 (7.69%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (3.85%) DHCP
2 1 (3.85%) DNS
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) MSI
General
1 4 (15.38%) Finance
2 2 (7.69%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.85%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (11.54%) Network Engineer
2 2 (7.69%) Head of Operations
2 2 (7.69%) Head of Service Operations
2 2 (7.69%) Operations Manager
2 2 (7.69%) Service Desk Manager
2 2 (7.69%) Service Manager
3 1 (3.85%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (3.85%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
3 1 (3.85%) Cisco Support
3 1 (3.85%) Cisco Support Engineer
3 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (3.85%) Juniper Engineer
3 1 (3.85%) Juniper Support
3 1 (3.85%) Mobile Engineer
3 1 (3.85%) Network Support
3 1 (3.85%) Network Support Engineer
3 1 (3.85%) Network Support Technician
3 1 (3.85%) Network Technician
3 1 (3.85%) NOC Engineer
3 1 (3.85%) NOC Technician
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.85%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.85%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (80.77%) ITIL
2 18 (69.23%) Change Control
2 18 (69.23%) Service Delivery
3 16 (61.54%) Service Design
4 6 (23.08%) Problem Management
4 6 (23.08%) Service Management
5 4 (15.38%) Incident Management
5 4 (15.38%) People Management
6 2 (7.69%) Asset Management
6 2 (7.69%) Change Management
6 2 (7.69%) Configuration Management
6 2 (7.69%) Critical Success Factor
6 2 (7.69%) ITIL V3
6 2 (7.69%) Time Management
7 1 (3.85%) Application Packaging
7 1 (3.85%) Mobile Device Management
7 1 (3.85%) PRINCE
7 1 (3.85%) PRINCE2
7 1 (3.85%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.85%) PowerShell
1 1 (3.85%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 26 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 16 (61.54%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (3.85%) MCP
3 1 (3.85%) MCSE
3 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.54%) SLA
2 2 (7.69%) ISO 9000
2 2 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (3.85%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) AirWatch
1 1 (3.85%) BladeLogic
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Intune
1 1 (3.85%) SCCM
1 1 (3.85%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 18 (69.23%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.85%) BMC
2 1 (3.85%) Cisco
2 1 (3.85%) Juniper
2 1 (3.85%) Workday