Period
to 19 November 2017

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 6 months to 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Check (SC) Clearance
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 153 130 147
Rank change year-on-year -23 +17 -55
Permanent jobs citing SC Cleared 19 18 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.63% 0.80% 0.92%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.05% 3.60% 3.98%
Number of salaries quoted 15 9 24
Cheshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - -10.00%
10th Percentile £40,950 £37,450 £27,500
90th Percentile £52,500 £51,500 £60,000
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% -13.68%

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 permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Cheshire
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 623 500 754
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 20.62% 22.19% 23.15%
Number of salaries quoted 423 403 605
Cheshire median annual salary £40,500 £38,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.19% +2.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £20,750 £22,000 £20,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £58,250
North West median annual salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

SC Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings citing SC Cleared as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

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 6 months to 19 November 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 6 months to 19 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington 0 16 £48,000 +6.67% 1
Runcorn - 1 £50,000 -
SC Cleared
North West

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 19 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 9 (47.37%) Cisco
2 9 (47.37%) Firewall
3 8 (42.11%) LAN
3 8 (42.11%) WAN
4 7 (36.84%) CCIE
4 7 (36.84%) CCNP
4 7 (36.84%) CCNA
4 7 (36.84%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (36.84%) Juniper
4 7 (36.84%) Wireshark
4 7 (36.84%) Metasploit
4 7 (36.84%) Open Source
4 7 (36.84%) Video Conferencing
4 7 (36.84%) Palo Alto
5 5 (26.32%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (21.05%) Management Information System
7 3 (15.79%) Security Management
7 3 (15.79%) GIAC
7 3 (15.79%) Service Delivery
7 3 (15.79%) GCIH
7 3 (15.79%) Information Assurance
7 3 (15.79%) Smart Meter
7 3 (15.79%) Digital Forensics
7 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Azure
7 3 (15.79%) Network Security
7 3 (15.79%) CISSP
7 3 (15.79%) SQL
7 3 (15.79%) Malware Analysis
7 3 (15.79%) Security Operations

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (15.79%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (47.37%) Firewall
2 8 (42.11%) LAN
2 8 (42.11%) WAN
3 7 (36.84%) Wireshark
4 3 (15.79%) Network Security
5 2 (10.53%) TCP/IP
5 2 (10.53%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) Relational Database
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (36.84%) Metasploit
Job Titles
1 10 (52.63%) Analyst
2 8 (42.11%) Senior Analyst
3 7 (36.84%) Network Engineer
3 7 (36.84%) Senior Network Engineer
4 5 (26.32%) Network Analyst
4 5 (26.32%) Senior Network Analyst
5 3 (15.79%) Operations Analyst
5 3 (15.79%) Security Analyst
5 3 (15.79%) Security Operations Analyst
5 3 (15.79%) Senior Operations Analyst
5 3 (15.79%) Senior Security Analyst
6 2 (10.53%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 2 (10.53%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (10.53%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
6 2 (10.53%) Applications Support
6 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (10.53%) Server Engineer
7 1 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support
7 1 (5.26%) Administrator
7 1 (5.26%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) .NET
1 1 (5.26%) AngularJS
1 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET
1 1 (5.26%) Ruby on Rails
1 1 (5.26%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 7 (36.84%) Video Conferencing
2 5 (26.32%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (21.05%) Management Information System
4 3 (15.79%) Smart Meter
5 2 (10.53%) Public Cloud
6 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
6 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.53%) Linux
1 2 (10.53%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (36.84%) Open Source
2 3 (15.79%) Digital Forensics
2 3 (15.79%) Information Assurance
2 3 (15.79%) Malware Analysis
2 3 (15.79%) Protective Monitoring
2 3 (15.79%) Security Architecture
2 3 (15.79%) Security Management
2 3 (15.79%) Security Operations
2 3 (15.79%) Service Delivery
3 2 (10.53%) Business Transformation
3 2 (10.53%) Capacity Management
3 2 (10.53%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (10.53%) Line Management
3 2 (10.53%) Network Virtualisation
4 1 (5.26%) Change Control
4 1 (5.26%) Coaching
4 1 (5.26%) Information Architecture
4 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (5.26%) Mentoring
4 1 (5.26%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.79%) PowerShell
1 3 (15.79%) SQL
2 1 (5.26%) C
2 1 (5.26%) C#
2 1 (5.26%) C++
2 1 (5.26%) Java
2 1 (5.26%) Python
2 1 (5.26%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 19 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (36.84%) CCIE
2 7 (36.84%) CCNA
2 7 (36.84%) CCNP
2 7 (36.84%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (15.79%) CISSP
3 3 (15.79%) GCIH
3 3 (15.79%) GIAC
4 1 (5.26%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) SLA
Vendors
1 9 (47.37%) Cisco
2 7 (36.84%) Juniper
2 7 (36.84%) Palo Alto
3 1 (5.26%) Capita