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 3 months to 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Clearance
North West / Lancashire
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 50 51 58
Rank change year-on-year +1 +7  
Permanent jobs citing Security Cleared 6 11 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 1.38% 2.45% 2.72%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.06% 11.96% 10.81%
Number of salaries quoted 2 8 13
Median salary £58,750 £41,250 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +42.42% +8.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £57,750 £38,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,750 £59,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies advertised in Lancashire.

Academic & Professional Certification
Lancashire
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 85 92 148
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 19.50% 20.49% 25.17%
Number of salaries quoted 68 67 128
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -7.89%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,100 £22,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

Security Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Lancashire citing Security Cleared as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

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
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 3 months to 25 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nelson - 5 £58,750 -
Preston -9 1 - - 3
Security Cleared
North West

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for Security Cleared.

1 7 (53.85%) Cisco
1 7 (53.85%) Cisco Certification
1 7 (53.85%) Juniper
1 7 (53.85%) Firewall
1 7 (53.85%) VMware
1 7 (53.85%) SC Cleared
1 7 (53.85%) Cisco Nexus
2 6 (46.15%) F5
2 6 (46.15%) Load Balancing
2 6 (46.15%) CCNP
3 5 (38.46%) Windows
3 5 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (38.46%) Root Cause Analysis
3 5 (38.46%) Data Centre
4 4 (30.77%) BGP
4 4 (30.77%) WAN
4 4 (30.77%) Ethernet
4 4 (30.77%) VPN
4 4 (30.77%) MPLS
5 3 (23.08%) Broadband
6 2 (15.38%) PPP
6 2 (15.38%) C#
6 2 (15.38%) Windows 2000
6 2 (15.38%) SQL
6 2 (15.38%) Oracle
6 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
6 2 (15.38%) Sybase
6 2 (15.38%) XML
6 2 (15.38%) XSLT
6 2 (15.38%) OSPF

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:

Communications & Networking
1 7 (53.85%) Cisco Nexus
1 7 (53.85%) Firewall
2 4 (30.77%) BGP
2 4 (30.77%) Ethernet
2 4 (30.77%) MPLS
2 4 (30.77%) VPN
2 4 (30.77%) WAN
3 3 (23.08%) Broadband
4 2 (15.38%) DNS
4 2 (15.38%) EIGRP
4 2 (15.38%) IPsec
4 2 (15.38%) IPv4
4 2 (15.38%) L2TP
4 2 (15.38%) OSPF
4 2 (15.38%) PPP
4 2 (15.38%) SSL
4 2 (15.38%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Network Engineer
2 5 (38.46%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 5 (38.46%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
3 4 (30.77%) IT Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) DBA
4 2 (15.38%) SQL DBA
4 2 (15.38%) Wintel Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Cisco Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 1 (7.69%) Network Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Network Support
5 1 (7.69%) Network Support Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Network Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Network Support
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Support Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) XML
1 2 (15.38%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Data Centre
2 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (15.38%) Clustering
3 1 (7.69%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 5 (38.46%) Windows
2 2 (15.38%) Windows 2000
2 2 (15.38%) Windows Server
2 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (7.69%) AIX
3 1 (7.69%) HPUX
3 1 (7.69%) Linux
3 1 (7.69%) Solaris
3 1 (7.69%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Load Balancing
2 5 (38.46%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (7.69%) ERP
4 1 (7.69%) IT Strategy
4 1 (7.69%) Migration
4 1 (7.69%) MODAF
4 1 (7.69%) TOGAF
4 1 (7.69%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) C#
1 2 (15.38%) SQL
2 1 (7.69%) C
2 1 (7.69%) Perl
2 1 (7.69%) Python
2 1 (7.69%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (53.85%) Cisco Certification
1 7 (53.85%) SC Cleared
2 6 (46.15%) CCNP
3 1 (7.69%) CCIE
3 1 (7.69%) CCNA
3 1 (7.69%) CCSP
3 1 (7.69%) JNCIA
System Software
1 5 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
2 2 (15.38%) Hyper-V
2 2 (15.38%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Clustering
1 2 (15.38%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) Cisco
1 7 (53.85%) Juniper
1 7 (53.85%) VMware
2 6 (46.15%) F5
3 2 (15.38%) Oracle
3 2 (15.38%) Sybase
3 2 (15.38%) Veritas
4 1 (7.69%) Citrix
4 1 (7.69%) HP
4 1 (7.69%) PlateSpin