Period
to 19 June 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 19 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Clearance
North West > Lancashire
6 months to
19 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 58 73 57
Rank change year-on-year +15 -16 +16
Permanent jobs citing Security Cleared 28 13 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 3.14% 1.52% 3.78%
As % of the Qualifications category 14.14% 7.74% 14.63%
Number of salaries quoted 24 5 28
Lancashire median annual salary £36,550 £57,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -36.43% +43.75% +17.65%
10th Percentile £31,250 £50,000 £32,475
90th Percentile £52,625 £60,000 £65,000
North West median annual salary £37,874 £37,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +1.00% -11.76% -8.60%

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 198 168 205
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 22.22% 19.58% 25.85%
Number of salaries quoted 173 138 153
Lancashire median annual salary £37,500 £35,750 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.89% -4.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £25,100 £21,600 £22,550
90th Percentile £55,000 £45,300 £47,200
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

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 19 June 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 19 June 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 +21 15 £38,750 - 4
Chorley -9 3 £65,000 - 4
Blackpool - 1 - -
Security Cleared
North West

For the 6 months to 19 June 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 23 (82.14%) SC Cleared
2 19 (67.86%) SQL
3 18 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (46.43%) C
5 11 (39.29%) Microsoft Excel
5 11 (39.29%) MS Access
5 11 (39.29%) Scrum
5 11 (39.29%) Continuous Improvement
5 11 (39.29%) SDLC
6 10 (35.71%) Data Warehouse
7 9 (32.14%) MS Visio
7 9 (32.14%) Java
7 9 (32.14%) VBA
7 9 (32.14%) .NET
7 9 (32.14%) Microsoft Project
7 9 (32.14%) Microsoft Office
7 9 (32.14%) Service Delivery
7 9 (32.14%) Kanban
8 8 (28.57%) SQL Server
9 7 (25.00%) HTML
9 7 (25.00%) JavaScript
10 6 (21.43%) CSS
10 6 (21.43%) ETL
11 5 (17.86%) Oracle
12 4 (14.29%) IIS
12 4 (14.29%) XML
12 4 (14.29%) XSD
12 4 (14.29%) ITIL
12 4 (14.29%) Unix
12 4 (14.29%) Project Management

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 4 (14.29%) IIS
2 2 (7.14%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 11 (39.29%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (32.14%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (32.14%) Microsoft Project
2 9 (32.14%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.57%) IBM Cloud
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.71%) TCP/IP
2 2 (7.14%) DNS
2 2 (7.14%) SAN
3 1 (3.57%) Internet
3 1 (3.57%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (39.29%) MS Access
2 10 (35.71%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (28.57%) SQL Server
4 3 (10.71%) Relational Database
5 1 (3.57%) Data Mining
5 1 (3.57%) DB2
5 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (10.71%) JUnit
1 3 (10.71%) Selenium
1 3 (10.71%) Visual Studio
2 2 (7.14%) Cucumber
2 2 (7.14%) JIRA
3 1 (3.57%) Ant
3 1 (3.57%) Appium
3 1 (3.57%) Artifactory
3 1 (3.57%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.57%) IBM UrbanCode
3 1 (3.57%) Jenkins
3 1 (3.57%) JMeter
3 1 (3.57%) Maven
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (3.57%) SoapUI
3 1 (3.57%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (46.43%) Developer
2 9 (32.14%) VBA Developer
3 6 (21.43%) Access Developer
3 6 (21.43%) Access VBA Developer
3 6 (21.43%) Excel Developer
3 6 (21.43%) Excel VBA Developer
3 6 (21.43%) Microsoft Developer
4 4 (14.29%) Analyst
5 3 (10.71%) .NET Developer
5 3 (10.71%) Applications Developer
5 3 (10.71%) Java Applications Developer
5 3 (10.71%) Java Developer
6 2 (7.14%) IT Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) J2EE Applications Developer
6 2 (7.14%) J2EE Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Junior
6 2 (7.14%) Lead Software Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Software Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (32.14%) .NET
2 7 (25.00%) HTML
3 6 (21.43%) CSS
4 4 (14.29%) XML
4 4 (14.29%) XSD
5 3 (10.71%) .NET Framework
5 3 (10.71%) Ajax
5 3 (10.71%) AngularJS
5 3 (10.71%) Entity Framework
5 3 (10.71%) HTML5
5 3 (10.71%) jQuery
5 3 (10.71%) Razor View Engine
6 2 (7.14%) J2EE
6 2 (7.14%) Java EE
7 1 (3.57%) CSS3
7 1 (3.57%) Gherkin
7 1 (3.57%) Node.js
7 1 (3.57%) WebdriverIO
7 1 (3.57%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (10.71%) N-Tier
3 2 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (7.14%) Management Information System
3 2 (7.14%) PKI
3 2 (7.14%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (3.57%) Client/Server
4 1 (3.57%) Clustering
4 1 (3.57%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.57%) Driving Licence
4 1 (3.57%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.29%) Unix
2 3 (10.71%) Windows
3 2 (7.14%) Linux
3 2 (7.14%) Windows Server
4 1 (3.57%) AIX
4 1 (3.57%) HPUX
4 1 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (3.57%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (39.29%) Continuous Improvement
2 11 (39.29%) Scrum
2 11 (39.29%) SDLC
3 9 (32.14%) Kanban
3 9 (32.14%) Service Delivery
4 6 (21.43%) ETL
5 4 (14.29%) ITIL
5 4 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
5 4 (14.29%) Project Management
5 4 (14.29%) Software Engineering
6 3 (10.71%) DevOps
6 3 (10.71%) MVC
6 3 (10.71%) UML
6 3 (10.71%) Unit Testing
7 2 (7.14%) Business Analysis
7 2 (7.14%) Change Management
7 2 (7.14%) PRINCE2
7 2 (7.14%) Requirements Management
7 2 (7.14%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 19 (67.86%) SQL
2 13 (46.43%) C
3 9 (32.14%) Java
3 9 (32.14%) VBA
4 7 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 3 (10.71%) C#
5 3 (10.71%) VB
6 2 (7.14%) C++
6 2 (7.14%) PHP
6 2 (7.14%) VC++
7 1 (3.57%) Bash Shell
7 1 (3.57%) Groovy
7 1 (3.57%) PL/SQL
7 1 (3.57%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 23 (82.14%) SC Cleared
2 3 (10.71%) Degree
3 2 (7.14%) MCSE
3 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (3.57%) CISSP
4 1 (3.57%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (3.57%) GCIH
4 1 (3.57%) GIAC
4 1 (3.57%) ISTQB
System Software
1 1 (3.57%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.57%) Docker
1 1 (3.57%) Hyper-V
1 1 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (3.57%) VMware NSX
1 1 (3.57%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) Ansible
1 1 (3.57%) IBM BigFix
1 1 (3.57%) Kubernetes
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Clustering
1 1 (3.57%) NetBackup
1 1 (3.57%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (3.57%) Puppet
1 1 (3.57%) SCCM
1 1 (3.57%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 5 (17.86%) Oracle
2 2 (7.14%) Bomgar
2 2 (7.14%) Cisco
2 2 (7.14%) EMC
2 2 (7.14%) Lotus
2 2 (7.14%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.14%) NetApp
2 2 (7.14%) VMware
3 1 (3.57%) Atlassian
3 1 (3.57%) Baan
3 1 (3.57%) Brocade
3 1 (3.57%) IBM
3 1 (3.57%) Red Hat
3 1 (3.57%) SAP
3 1 (3.57%) Sun
3 1 (3.57%) Veritas