Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for Security Cleared qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Clearance
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 142 127 121
Rank change year-on-year -15 -6 -62
Permanent jobs citing Security Cleared 28 22 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.93% 0.97% 1.83%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.47% 4.38% 7.93%
Number of salaries quoted 16 13 64
Cheshire median annual salary £49,000 £45,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.89% +50.00% -36.84%
10th Percentile £36,000 £20,650 £19,725
90th Percentile £52,500 £62,500 £60,000
North West median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year +2.27% +8.64% -10.00%

Security 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 626 502 757
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 20.71% 22.18% 23.10%
Number of salaries quoted 425 405 608
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 £58,750
North West median annual salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +6.67%

Security Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Security Cleared in Cheshire

Security Cleared
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Salary trend for Security Cleared in Cheshire

Security Cleared
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Security Cleared in Cheshire over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Security Cleared in Cheshire

Security 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 Security Cleared within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 18 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 -4 18 £48,000 +6.67% 1
Runcorn - 7 £50,000 -
Security Cleared
North West

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, IT jobs citing Security 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 Security Cleared.

1 19 (67.86%) SC Cleared
2 11 (39.29%) CCIE
2 11 (39.29%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (35.71%) CISSP
3 10 (35.71%) GIAC
3 10 (35.71%) Smart Meter
3 10 (35.71%) Security Architecture
4 9 (32.14%) Firewall
4 9 (32.14%) Cisco
5 8 (28.57%) WAN
5 8 (28.57%) LAN
5 8 (28.57%) Video Conferencing
6 7 (25.00%) Metasploit
6 7 (25.00%) Wireshark
6 7 (25.00%) Finance
6 7 (25.00%) Open Source
6 7 (25.00%) Palo Alto
6 7 (25.00%) CCNP
6 7 (25.00%) CCNA
6 7 (25.00%) Juniper
6 7 (25.00%) Process Management
6 7 (25.00%) Management Information System
7 6 (21.43%) Security Management
7 6 (21.43%) TCP/IP
7 6 (21.43%) Windows
7 6 (21.43%) Linux
7 6 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (21.43%) Malware Analysis
7 6 (21.43%) Protective Monitoring
7 6 (21.43%) Digital Forensics

Security 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 (3.57%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (10.71%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (32.14%) Firewall
2 8 (28.57%) LAN
2 8 (28.57%) WAN
3 7 (25.00%) Wireshark
4 6 (21.43%) Network Security
4 6 (21.43%) TCP/IP
5 4 (14.29%) IPsec
6 2 (7.14%) VoIP
7 1 (3.57%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.57%) Relational Database
1 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (25.00%) Metasploit
General
1 7 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (53.57%) Analyst
2 9 (32.14%) Senior Analyst
3 7 (25.00%) Network Engineer
3 7 (25.00%) Senior Network Engineer
4 6 (21.43%) Operations Analyst
4 6 (21.43%) Security Analyst
4 6 (21.43%) Security Operations Analyst
5 5 (17.86%) Network Analyst
5 5 (17.86%) Senior Network Analyst
6 4 (14.29%) Architect
6 4 (14.29%) Security Architect
6 4 (14.29%) Senior Operations Analyst
6 4 (14.29%) Senior Security Analyst
7 3 (10.71%) IT Analyst
7 3 (10.71%) Service Analyst
8 2 (7.14%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 2 (7.14%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (7.14%) Applications Support
8 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (7.14%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.29%) OAuth
1 4 (14.29%) OpenID
1 4 (14.29%) REST
1 4 (14.29%) SAML
1 4 (14.29%) SOAP
1 4 (14.29%) Web Services
2 1 (3.57%) .NET
2 1 (3.57%) AngularJS
2 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET
2 1 (3.57%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (3.57%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 10 (35.71%) Smart Meter
2 8 (28.57%) Video Conferencing
3 7 (25.00%) Management Information System
4 6 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (14.29%) CESG
5 4 (14.29%) PKI
6 2 (7.14%) Public Cloud
7 1 (3.57%) Blackberry
7 1 (3.57%) Computer Science
7 1 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (3.57%) IVR
7 1 (3.57%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 6 (21.43%) Linux
1 6 (21.43%) Windows
2 4 (14.29%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (35.71%) Security Architecture
2 7 (25.00%) Open Source
2 7 (25.00%) Process Management
3 6 (21.43%) Digital Forensics
3 6 (21.43%) Information Assurance
3 6 (21.43%) Malware Analysis
3 6 (21.43%) Protective Monitoring
3 6 (21.43%) Security Management
3 6 (21.43%) Security Operations
4 5 (17.86%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (14.29%) Identity Access Management
5 4 (14.29%) Risk Analysis
5 4 (14.29%) SABSA
5 4 (14.29%) Threat Intelligence
5 4 (14.29%) TOGAF
6 3 (10.71%) Line Management
6 3 (10.71%) Service Delivery
7 2 (7.14%) Business Transformation
7 2 (7.14%) Capacity Management
7 2 (7.14%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.71%) PowerShell
1 3 (10.71%) SQL
2 1 (3.57%) C
2 1 (3.57%) C#
2 1 (3.57%) C++
2 1 (3.57%) Java
2 1 (3.57%) Python
2 1 (3.57%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 19 (67.86%) SC Cleared
2 11 (39.29%) CCIE
2 11 (39.29%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (35.71%) CISSP
3 10 (35.71%) GIAC
4 7 (25.00%) CCNA
4 7 (25.00%) CCNP
5 6 (21.43%) GCIH
6 4 (14.29%) CEH
6 4 (14.29%) CESG Certified Professional
6 4 (14.29%) CISM
6 4 (14.29%) ISSAP
6 4 (14.29%) SSCP
7 2 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (3.57%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (3.57%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 9 (32.14%) Cisco
2 7 (25.00%) Juniper
2 7 (25.00%) Palo Alto
3 1 (3.57%) Capita