Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Clearance
North West > Lancashire
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 71 72 31
Rank change year-on-year +1 -41 +43
Permanent jobs citing Security Cleared 11 16 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 1.22% 1.77% 6.20%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.21% 9.36% 21.45%
Number of salaries quoted 6 11 42
Lancashire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,250
Median salary % change year-on-year - -3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £27,750 £35,000 £21,275
90th Percentile £45,000 £45,000 £58,675
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% -8.89%

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 211 171 289
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 23.47% 18.96% 28.90%
Number of salaries quoted 176 146 204
Lancashire median annual salary £35,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.67% -6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £21,250 £26,125 £23,475
90th Percentile £49,375 £46,250 £58,000
North West median annual salary £41,750 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +4.38% - +5.26%

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 21 November 2017.

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 21 November 2017. 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
Nelson - 3 - -
Preston - 3 £45,000 - 1
Lancaster - 2 £30,500 -
Security Cleared
North West

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 6 (54.55%) C
1 6 (54.55%) SC Cleared
2 5 (45.45%) Data Centre
3 4 (36.36%) People Management
3 4 (36.36%) DV Cleared
3 4 (36.36%) F5
3 4 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (36.36%) Finance
3 4 (36.36%) Firewall
4 3 (27.27%) Asset Management
4 3 (27.27%) Strategic Management
4 3 (27.27%) Validation
4 3 (27.27%) VMware
4 3 (27.27%) CCNP
4 3 (27.27%) Service Delivery
4 3 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (27.27%) Juniper
4 3 (27.27%) MPLS
4 3 (27.27%) BGP
4 3 (27.27%) Oracle
4 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (27.27%) ITIL
4 3 (27.27%) WAN
4 3 (27.27%) Ethernet
4 3 (27.27%) VPN
4 3 (27.27%) Cisco
4 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
4 3 (27.27%) IT Asset Management
4 3 (27.27%) Load Balancing
4 3 (27.27%) Cisco Nexus

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:

Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) Firewall
2 3 (27.27%) BGP
2 3 (27.27%) Cisco Nexus
2 3 (27.27%) Ethernet
2 3 (27.27%) MPLS
2 3 (27.27%) VPN
2 3 (27.27%) WAN
3 1 (9.09%) VLAN
General
1 4 (36.36%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) Electronics
3 1 (9.09%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Network Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) IT Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Electronics Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Operations Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Project Manager
4 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Manager
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Data Centre
2 4 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (18.18%) Embedded Systems
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) People Management
2 3 (27.27%) Asset Management
2 3 (27.27%) Coaching
2 3 (27.27%) Data Governance
2 3 (27.27%) Data Reconciliation
2 3 (27.27%) IT Asset Management
2 3 (27.27%) ITIL
2 3 (27.27%) Load Balancing
2 3 (27.27%) Root Cause Analysis
2 3 (27.27%) Service Delivery
2 3 (27.27%) Software Asset Management
2 3 (27.27%) Software License Management
2 3 (27.27%) Software Licensing
2 3 (27.27%) Strategic Management
2 3 (27.27%) Validation
3 2 (18.18%) Functional Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Customer Engagement
4 1 (9.09%) Network Design
4 1 (9.09%) Process Management
4 1 (9.09%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) C
2 2 (18.18%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 6 (54.55%) SC Cleared
2 4 (36.36%) DV Cleared
3 3 (27.27%) CCNP
3 3 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (18.18%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) F5
2 3 (27.27%) Cisco
2 3 (27.27%) Juniper
2 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 3 (27.27%) Oracle
2 3 (27.27%) Snow
2 3 (27.27%) VMware
3 2 (18.18%) EMC