Period
to 22 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Lancashire with a requirement for SC Cleared qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 22 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Check (SC) Clearance
North West > Lancashire
6 months to
22 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 56 73 77
Rank change year-on-year +17 +4 -43
Permanent jobs citing SC Cleared 12 7 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 1.67% 0.86% 1.27%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.23% 3.76% 5.83%
Number of salaries quoted 10 6 5
Lancashire median annual salary £49,482 £36,750 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +34.64% -8.13% +23.08%
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,750 £35,000
90th Percentile £54,261 £42,500 £58,545
North West median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +17.65% +6.25% -5.88%

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 Lancashire with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Lancashire
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 166 186 206
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 23.06% 22.77% 21.87%
Number of salaries quoted 124 157 182
Lancashire median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £22,225 £21,250 £22,752
90th Percentile £56,750 £57,500 £46,250
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +1.27%

SC Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

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

Job vacancy trend for SC Cleared in Lancashire

SC Cleared
Salary Trend in Lancashire

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

Salary trend for SC Cleared in Lancashire

SC Cleared
Salary Histogram in Lancashire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SC Cleared in Lancashire over the 6 months to 22 January 2019.

Salary histogram for SC Cleared in Lancashire

SC Cleared
Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SC Cleared within the Lancashire region over the 6 months to 22 January 2019. 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
Blackpool - 6 £50,789 -
Chorley - 2 - -
Preston +10 1 £45,500 - 1
Skelmersdale - 1 £60,000 -
SC Cleared
North West

For the 6 months to 22 January 2019, IT jobs citing SC Cleared also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Lancashire region with a requirement for SC Cleared.

1 12 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 5 (41.67%) ITIL
4 5 (41.67%) Finance
4 5 (41.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (41.67%) Analytics
4 5 (41.67%) Mentoring
4 5 (41.67%) Coaching
5 4 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
5 4 (33.33%) Management Information System
5 4 (33.33%) Business Analysis
6 3 (25.00%) Balanced Scorecard
6 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
6 3 (25.00%) Benchmarking
6 3 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (25.00%) Service Management
6 3 (25.00%) Epics
6 3 (25.00%) BPSS Clearance
6 3 (25.00%) Power BI
6 3 (25.00%) Matrix Organization
6 3 (25.00%) Scorecard
6 3 (25.00%) PMO
6 3 (25.00%) Collaborative Working
6 3 (25.00%) Process Improvement
6 3 (25.00%) JIRA
6 3 (25.00%) Portfolio Management
7 2 (16.67%) Information Security
7 2 (16.67%) Service Delivery

SC Cleared
Co-occurring IT Skills in Lancashire 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 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) Internet
1 1 (8.33%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) JIRA
2 1 (8.33%) GitLab
General
1 5 (41.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) MI Manager
1 3 (25.00%) Service Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Delivery Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Support
2 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Server Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Server Support
2 2 (16.67%) Server Support Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Services Delivery Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Information Assurance Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Linux Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Linux Server Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Linux Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Senior IT Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) JSON
1 1 (8.33%) Middleware
1 1 (8.33%) RESTful
1 1 (8.33%) SOAP
1 1 (8.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (8.33%) Clustering
2 1 (8.33%) e-Learning
2 1 (8.33%) Security Operations Centre
2 1 (8.33%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (8.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Linux
1 1 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
1 1 (8.33%) Windows Server
1 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (41.67%) Analytics
2 5 (41.67%) Coaching
2 5 (41.67%) ITIL
2 5 (41.67%) Mentoring
2 5 (41.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (33.33%) Business Analysis
3 4 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
4 3 (25.00%) Balanced Scorecard
4 3 (25.00%) Benchmarking
4 3 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (25.00%) Collaborative Working
4 3 (25.00%) Epics
4 3 (25.00%) Matrix Organization
4 3 (25.00%) Portfolio Management
4 3 (25.00%) Process Improvement
4 3 (25.00%) Scorecard
4 3 (25.00%) Service Management
5 2 (16.67%) ITSM
5 2 (16.67%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) C
Qualifications
1 12 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (25.00%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (8.33%) APMP
3 1 (8.33%) CESG Certified Professional
3 1 (8.33%) CISSP
3 1 (8.33%) CITP
3 1 (8.33%) Degree
3 1 (8.33%) DV Cleared
3 1 (8.33%) IISP
3 1 (8.33%) MBCS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) PMO
2 2 (16.67%) SLA
3 1 (8.33%) GDPR
3 1 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Clustering
1 1 (8.33%) Puppet
1 1 (8.33%) vMotion
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (16.67%) VMware
3 1 (8.33%) HP
3 1 (8.33%) Red Hat
3 1 (8.33%) Remedy
3 1 (8.33%) Virgin Media