Period
to 25 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Lancashire with a requirement for Security Cleared qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 25 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Clearance
North West > Lancashire
6 months to
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 52 76 72
Rank change year-on-year +24 -4 -19
Permanent jobs citing Security Cleared 26 10 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 3.33% 1.17% 1.42%
As % of the Qualifications category 15.48% 5.29% 7.50%
Number of salaries quoted 14 4 18
Lancashire median annual salary £40,000 £58,750 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -31.91% +46.88% +23.08%
10th Percentile £31,250 £43,125 £35,000
90th Percentile £63,375 £60,000 £57,500
North West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% -9.09% +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 Lancashire with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Lancashire
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 168 189 160
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 21.51% 22.03% 18.87%
Number of salaries quoted 127 152 131
Lancashire median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% - -12.50%
10th Percentile £23,370 £21,325 £25,500
90th Percentile £51,500 £47,500 £45,000
North West median annual salary £44,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +8.64% +1.25% -

Security Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

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

Job vacancy trend for Security Cleared in Lancashire

Security Cleared
Salary Trend in Lancashire

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

Salary trend for Security Cleared in Lancashire

Security Cleared
Salary Histogram in Lancashire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Security Cleared in Lancashire over the 6 months to 25 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Security Cleared in Lancashire

Security 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 Security Cleared within the Lancashire region over the 6 months to 25 September 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
Chorley - 13 £65,000 - 3
Preston +26 9 £41,250 - 10
Security Cleared
North West

For the 6 months to 25 September 2018, IT jobs citing Security 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 Security Cleared.

1 14 (53.85%) Java
1 14 (53.85%) SC Cleared
2 10 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (38.46%) SAP
2 10 (38.46%) Change Control
3 9 (34.62%) Performance Management
3 9 (34.62%) High Availability
3 9 (34.62%) ABAP
3 9 (34.62%) SAP Basis
4 8 (30.77%) SQL
5 5 (19.23%) Microsoft Office
5 5 (19.23%) C
5 5 (19.23%) ITIL
5 5 (19.23%) Scrum
6 4 (15.38%) XML
6 4 (15.38%) XSD
6 4 (15.38%) Microsoft Excel
6 4 (15.38%) SQL Server
6 4 (15.38%) Project Management
6 4 (15.38%) Service Delivery
6 4 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (15.38%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (15.38%) Problem-Solving
7 3 (11.54%) DevOps
7 3 (11.54%) Relational Database
7 3 (11.54%) Kanban
7 3 (11.54%) SDLC
7 3 (11.54%) UML
7 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Project
7 3 (11.54%) JUnit

Security 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 (3.85%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (19.23%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (15.38%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Project
3 3 (11.54%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.85%) IBM Cloud
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.69%) DNS
1 2 (7.69%) Internet
1 2 (7.69%) SAN
2 1 (3.85%) Network Security
2 1 (3.85%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 3 (11.54%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (11.54%) MS Access
2 3 (11.54%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (11.54%) JUnit
2 2 (7.69%) Cucumber
2 2 (7.69%) JIRA
2 2 (7.69%) Selenium
3 1 (3.85%) Ant
3 1 (3.85%) Appium
3 1 (3.85%) Artifactory
3 1 (3.85%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.85%) IBM UrbanCode
3 1 (3.85%) Jenkins
3 1 (3.85%) JMeter
3 1 (3.85%) Maven
3 1 (3.85%) SoapUI
3 1 (3.85%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (11.54%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (34.62%) Consultant
1 9 (34.62%) SAP Consultant
2 6 (23.08%) Developer
3 3 (11.54%) Access Developer
3 3 (11.54%) Access VBA Developer
3 3 (11.54%) Analyst
3 3 (11.54%) Applications Developer
3 3 (11.54%) Excel Developer
3 3 (11.54%) Excel VBA Developer
3 3 (11.54%) Java Applications Developer
3 3 (11.54%) Java Developer
3 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Developer
3 3 (11.54%) VBA Developer
4 2 (7.69%) J2EE Applications Developer
4 2 (7.69%) J2EE Developer
4 2 (7.69%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 2 (7.69%) Project Manager
4 2 (7.69%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Business Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (34.62%) SAP Basis
2 4 (15.38%) XML
2 4 (15.38%) XSD
3 3 (11.54%) .NET
4 2 (7.69%) J2EE
5 1 (3.85%) HTML
5 1 (3.85%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (11.54%) N-Tier
3 2 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (7.69%) Management Information System
3 2 (7.69%) PKI
4 1 (3.85%) Client/Server
4 1 (3.85%) Clustering
4 1 (3.85%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.85%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (3.85%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.54%) Unix
2 2 (7.69%) Linux
3 1 (3.85%) AIX
3 1 (3.85%) HPUX
3 1 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (3.85%) Solaris
3 1 (3.85%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (38.46%) Change Control
2 9 (34.62%) High Availability
2 9 (34.62%) Performance Management
3 5 (19.23%) ITIL
3 5 (19.23%) Scrum
4 4 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (15.38%) Problem-Solving
4 4 (15.38%) Project Management
4 4 (15.38%) Service Delivery
5 3 (11.54%) DevOps
5 3 (11.54%) ETL
5 3 (11.54%) Kanban
5 3 (11.54%) SDLC
5 3 (11.54%) UML
5 3 (11.54%) Unit Testing
6 2 (7.69%) Test Automation
7 1 (3.85%) Digital Forensics
7 1 (3.85%) Information Assurance
7 1 (3.85%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 14 (53.85%) Java
2 9 (34.62%) ABAP
3 8 (30.77%) SQL
4 5 (19.23%) C
5 3 (11.54%) VBA
6 1 (3.85%) Bash Shell
6 1 (3.85%) Groovy
6 1 (3.85%) JavaScript
6 1 (3.85%) PL/SQL
6 1 (3.85%) Shell Script
6 1 (3.85%) VB
Qualifications
1 14 (53.85%) SC Cleared
2 2 (7.69%) Degree
2 2 (7.69%) MCSE
2 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.85%) APMP
3 1 (3.85%) CISSP
3 1 (3.85%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (3.85%) GCIH
3 1 (3.85%) GIAC
3 1 (3.85%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (3.85%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.85%) Docker
1 1 (3.85%) Hyper-V
1 1 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (3.85%) VMware NSX
1 1 (3.85%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) Ansible
1 1 (3.85%) IBM BigFix
1 1 (3.85%) Kubernetes
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Clustering
1 1 (3.85%) NetBackup
1 1 (3.85%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (3.85%) Puppet
1 1 (3.85%) SCCM
1 1 (3.85%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 10 (38.46%) SAP
2 2 (7.69%) Bomgar
2 2 (7.69%) EMC
2 2 (7.69%) NetApp
2 2 (7.69%) Oracle
2 2 (7.69%) VMware
3 1 (3.85%) Atlassian
3 1 (3.85%) Baan
3 1 (3.85%) Brocade
3 1 (3.85%) IBM
3 1 (3.85%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.85%) Red Hat
3 1 (3.85%) Sun
3 1 (3.85%) Veritas