Period
to 23 October 2018

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 23 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Check (SC) Clearance
North West > Lancashire
6 months to
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 58 74 71
Rank change year-on-year +16 -3 -7
Permanent jobs citing SC Cleared 12 9 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 1.63% 1.05% 1.62%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.23% 4.48% 8.81%
Number of salaries quoted 10 7 18
Lancashire median annual salary £49,319 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.30% - +23.08%
10th Percentile £31,250 £33,600 £35,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £60,000 £60,523
North West median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +17.65% -5.56% +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 166 201 159
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 22.55% 23.40% 18.40%
Number of salaries quoted 125 164 133
Lancashire median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £25,000 £22,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £53,433 £47,500 £45,000
North West median annual salary £44,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.02% +3.75% -

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 23 October 2018.

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 23 October 2018. 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
Preston +16 5 £50,000 - 6
Chorley - 4 £65,000 -
Blackpool - 1 £48,638 - 1
SC Cleared
North West

For the 6 months to 23 October 2018, 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 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (41.67%) SQL
4 4 (33.33%) XML
4 4 (33.33%) ITIL
4 4 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
5 3 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (25.00%) Relational Database
5 3 (25.00%) XSD
5 3 (25.00%) Unix
5 3 (25.00%) Java
5 3 (25.00%) JUnit
5 3 (25.00%) UML
5 3 (25.00%) N-Tier
5 3 (25.00%) Project Management
5 3 (25.00%) Unit Testing
6 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
6 2 (16.67%) Finance
6 2 (16.67%) Bomgar
6 2 (16.67%) Degree
6 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (16.67%) Information Security
6 2 (16.67%) C
6 2 (16.67%) Scrum
6 2 (16.67%) VMware
6 2 (16.67%) Internet
6 2 (16.67%) EMC
6 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (16.67%) SAN
6 2 (16.67%) NetApp

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (8.33%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) DNS
1 2 (16.67%) Internet
1 2 (16.67%) SAN
2 1 (8.33%) Network Security
2 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) JUnit
2 1 (8.33%) Cucumber
2 1 (8.33%) JIRA
2 1 (8.33%) Selenium
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Applications Developer
1 3 (25.00%) Developer
1 3 (25.00%) Java Applications Developer
1 3 (25.00%) Java Developer
2 2 (16.67%) Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) J2EE Applications Developer
2 2 (16.67%) J2EE Developer
2 2 (16.67%) Java/J2EE Developer
2 2 (16.67%) Project Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Applications Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Automation Tester
3 1 (8.33%) Business Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) IT Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Senior J2EE Applications Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Tester
3 1 (8.33%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) XML
2 3 (25.00%) XSD
3 2 (16.67%) J2EE
4 1 (8.33%) JSON
4 1 (8.33%) Middleware
4 1 (8.33%) RESTful
4 1 (8.33%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
1 3 (25.00%) N-Tier
2 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
3 1 (8.33%) Client/Server
3 1 (8.33%) Clustering
3 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
3 1 (8.33%) PKI
3 1 (8.33%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (8.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Unix
2 1 (8.33%) AIX
2 1 (8.33%) HPUX
2 1 (8.33%) Linux
2 1 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (8.33%) Solaris
2 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (33.33%) ITIL
2 4 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
3 3 (25.00%) Project Management
3 3 (25.00%) UML
3 3 (25.00%) Unit Testing
4 2 (16.67%) DevOps
4 2 (16.67%) Information Security
4 2 (16.67%) Scrum
5 1 (8.33%) Application Performance Monitoring
5 1 (8.33%) Business Analysis
5 1 (8.33%) Coaching
5 1 (8.33%) Critical Success Factor
5 1 (8.33%) Digital Transformation Programme
5 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (8.33%) IT Strategy
5 1 (8.33%) Programme Management
5 1 (8.33%) Requirements Management
5 1 (8.33%) Service Management
5 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Identification
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) SQL
2 3 (25.00%) Java
3 2 (16.67%) C
4 1 (8.33%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (16.67%) Degree
2 2 (16.67%) MCSE
2 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
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%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (8.33%) DV Cleared
3 1 (8.33%) IISP
3 1 (8.33%) ISTQB
3 1 (8.33%) MBCS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (8.33%) Hyper-V
1 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (8.33%) VMware NSX
1 1 (8.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) IBM BigFix
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Clustering
1 1 (8.33%) NetBackup
1 1 (8.33%) SCCM
1 1 (8.33%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Bomgar
1 2 (16.67%) EMC
1 2 (16.67%) NetApp
1 2 (16.67%) VMware
2 1 (8.33%) Atlassian
2 1 (8.33%) Baan
2 1 (8.33%) Brocade
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle
2 1 (8.33%) Red Hat
2 1 (8.33%) SAP
2 1 (8.33%) Sun
2 1 (8.33%) Veritas