Period
to 28 October 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for SC Cleared qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 28 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Check (SC) Clearance
North West > Manchester
6 months to
28 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 46 127 221
Rank change year-on-year +81 +94 +17
Permanent jobs citing SC Cleared 306 32 41
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Manchester 5.42% 1.20% 0.63%
As % of the Qualifications category 29.71% 8.29% 3.38%
Number of salaries quoted 200 23 30
10th Percentile £38,714 £28,000 £31,250
25th Percentile £46,250 £28,500 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £32,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +79.69% -28.89% -10.00%
75th Percentile £72,500 £59,375 £55,000
90th Percentile £86,250 £70,000 £71,500
North West median annual salary £53,350 £37,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +42.27% -25.00% -

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 Manchester with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Manchester
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 1,030 386 1,214
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 18.24% 14.50% 18.58%
Number of salaries quoted 682 285 904
10th Percentile £30,513 £31,250 £26,250
25th Percentile £38,750 £38,750 £33,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £51,250 £45,750
Median % change year-on-year +7.32% +12.02% +1.67%
75th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £58,750
90th Percentile £84,000 £70,000 £70,000
North West median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +10.47% -4.44%

SC Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings citing SC Cleared as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

Job vacancy trend for SC Cleared in Manchester

SC Cleared
Salary Trend in Manchester

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing SC Cleared in Manchester.

Salary trend for SC Cleared in Manchester

SC Cleared
Salary Histogram in Manchester

Salary distribution for jobs citing SC Cleared in Manchester over the 6 months to 28 October 2021.

Salary histogram for SC Cleared in Manchester

SC Cleared
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SC Cleared within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 28 October 2021. 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
Cheadle - 3 - -
Wigan -2 1 £40,000 -11.11%
SC Cleared
North West

For the 6 months to 28 October 2021, 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 Manchester region with a requirement for SC Cleared.

1 306 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 197 (64.38%) Agile Software Development
3 119 (38.89%) Azure
4 104 (33.99%) AWS
5 92 (30.07%) Terraform
6 86 (28.10%) DevOps
7 76 (24.84%) Social Skills
8 68 (22.22%) Mentoring
9 67 (21.90%) Greenfield Project
10 65 (21.24%) Docker
11 64 (20.92%) Infrastructure as Code
12 63 (20.59%) Java
13 59 (19.28%) Jenkins
14 57 (18.63%) Problem-Solving
15 52 (16.99%) Linux
16 50 (16.34%) Open Source
17 46 (15.03%) Kubernetes
17 46 (15.03%) Microsoft
18 45 (14.71%) Analytics
19 44 (14.38%) ServiceNow
20 43 (14.05%) REST
20 43 (14.05%) Continuous Integration
21 40 (13.07%) Ansible
22 39 (12.75%) GCP
23 38 (12.42%) Microservices
23 38 (12.42%) Scrum
24 36 (11.76%) Configuration Management
25 34 (11.11%) Active Directory
25 34 (11.11%) Python
25 34 (11.11%) Spring

SC Cleared
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 (1.31%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 3 (0.98%) Oracle Workflow
2 3 (0.98%) SharePoint
3 2 (0.65%) Apache
3 2 (0.65%) Confluence
3 2 (0.65%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (0.98%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.65%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.33%) Oracle Assets
1 1 (0.33%) Oracle Cash Management
1 1 (0.33%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (0.33%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (0.33%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (0.33%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
1 1 (0.33%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 119 (38.89%) Azure
2 104 (33.99%) AWS
3 39 (12.75%) GCP
4 31 (10.13%) Serverless
5 28 (9.15%) IaaS
6 27 (8.82%) Azure Active Directory
7 25 (8.17%) PaaS
8 24 (7.84%) GitHub
9 21 (6.86%) Azure Key Vault
10 20 (6.54%) iPaaS
11 17 (5.56%) Microsoft 365
12 16 (5.23%) SaaS
13 10 (3.27%) AtomSphere
13 10 (3.27%) Boomi
14 7 (2.29%) Amazon ECS
14 7 (2.29%) Collibra
15 6 (1.96%) AWS CloudFormation
16 5 (1.63%) Amazon Kinesis
16 5 (1.63%) AWS CloudTrail
16 5 (1.63%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 15 (4.90%) Wi-Fi
2 14 (4.58%) DKIM
2 14 (4.58%) Firewall
3 11 (3.59%) Intrusion Detection
3 11 (3.59%) Wireshark
4 8 (2.61%) DHCP
4 8 (2.61%) DNS
4 8 (2.61%) Network Security
4 8 (2.61%) Remote Desktop
5 6 (1.96%) Unified Communications
5 6 (1.96%) VPN
6 5 (1.63%) Internet
6 5 (1.63%) Intranet
7 3 (0.98%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (0.98%) Cisco Nexus
7 3 (0.98%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 3 (0.98%) LAN
7 3 (0.98%) NetScaler
7 3 (0.98%) SD-WAN
7 3 (0.98%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (7.84%) Big Data
2 13 (4.25%) SQL Server
3 10 (3.27%) Metadata
4 9 (2.94%) Relational Database
5 8 (2.61%) MySQL
6 5 (1.63%) Oracle Database
7 3 (0.98%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (0.98%) RDBMS
7 3 (0.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (0.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (0.65%) GIS
9 1 (0.33%) Azure SQL Database
9 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (0.33%) OLTP
9 1 (0.33%) Oracle BI EE
9 1 (0.33%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 1 (0.33%) Oracle ODI
9 1 (0.33%) Power BI
9 1 (0.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.33%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 59 (19.28%) Jenkins
2 25 (8.17%) JIRA
3 13 (4.25%) GitLab
4 11 (3.59%) Git (software)
5 7 (2.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 7 (2.29%) ERwin
6 4 (1.31%) Cucumber
6 4 (1.31%) Selenium
7 3 (0.98%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (0.65%) Gradle
8 2 (0.65%) JMeter
8 2 (0.65%) JUnit
8 2 (0.65%) Maven
8 2 (0.65%) NeoLoad
8 2 (0.65%) REST Assured
8 2 (0.65%) Serenity BDD
8 2 (0.65%) WebDriver
9 1 (0.33%) Artifactory
9 1 (0.33%) Sonatype Nexus
9 1 (0.33%) Vagrant
General
1 76 (24.84%) Social Skills
2 34 (11.11%) Public Sector
3 13 (4.25%) Inclusion and Diversity
4 10 (3.27%) Aerospace
4 10 (3.27%) Finance
5 7 (2.29%) Legal
6 6 (1.96%) Law
7 4 (1.31%) Telecoms
8 3 (0.98%) Banking
8 3 (0.98%) Marketing
9 2 (0.65%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (0.65%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.65%) Police
10 1 (0.33%) Advertising
10 1 (0.33%) Electronics
10 1 (0.33%) Games
10 1 (0.33%) General Ledger
10 1 (0.33%) Military
10 1 (0.33%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 68 (22.22%) Developer
2 65 (21.24%) DevOps Engineer
3 45 (14.71%) Architect
4 34 (11.11%) Java Developer
5 30 (9.80%) Senior DevOps
5 30 (9.80%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 28 (9.15%) Consultant
7 16 (5.23%) Software Engineer
8 15 (4.90%) Analyst
8 15 (4.90%) ServiceNow Developer
9 14 (4.58%) Cloud Consultant
10 11 (3.59%) Incident Analyst
11 10 (3.27%) Platform Engineer
12 9 (2.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 8 (2.61%) Project Manager
14 7 (2.29%) Data Architect
14 7 (2.29%) DevOps Consultant
15 6 (1.96%) AWS Engineer
15 6 (1.96%) Integration Specialist
15 6 (1.96%) Report Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (14.05%) REST
2 34 (11.11%) Spring
3 24 (7.84%) Hibernate
4 23 (7.52%) GraphQL
4 23 (7.52%) JavaBeans
4 23 (7.52%) Middleware
5 21 (6.86%) ARM Templates
5 21 (6.86%) OAuth
5 21 (6.86%) OAuth2
6 16 (5.23%) React
7 15 (4.90%) LDAP
8 14 (4.58%) AngularJS
9 11 (3.59%) Web Services
10 7 (2.29%) Spring Boot
11 6 (1.96%) .NET
11 6 (1.96%) Vue.js
12 5 (1.63%) Kafka
12 5 (1.63%) Oracle GoldenGate
13 4 (1.31%) Java EE
14 2 (0.65%) Express
Miscellaneous
1 67 (21.90%) Greenfield Project
2 21 (6.86%) Management Information System
2 21 (6.86%) Public Cloud
3 15 (4.90%) PKI
4 11 (3.59%) Cyber Kill Chain
4 11 (3.59%) Self-Motivation
5 10 (3.27%) Clustering
5 10 (3.27%) Data Centre
6 9 (2.94%) Cloud Native
7 5 (1.63%) Driving Licence
7 5 (1.63%) PMI
7 5 (1.63%) Private Cloud
8 4 (1.31%) Hybrid Cloud
9 3 (0.98%) Freedom of Information
9 3 (0.98%) Security Operations Centre
9 3 (0.98%) User Experience
10 2 (0.65%) Cybercrime
10 2 (0.65%) Cyberthreat
11 1 (0.33%) CMDB
11 1 (0.33%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 52 (16.99%) Linux
2 27 (8.82%) Windows
3 16 (5.23%) Windows Server
4 15 (4.90%) Windows 10
5 12 (3.92%) Unix
6 7 (2.29%) Android
6 7 (2.29%) Apple iOS
6 7 (2.29%) Mac OS
7 5 (1.63%) AIX
8 2 (0.65%) HPUX
8 2 (0.65%) Solaris
8 2 (0.65%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 197 (64.38%) Agile Software Development
2 86 (28.10%) DevOps
3 68 (22.22%) Mentoring
4 64 (20.92%) Infrastructure as Code
5 57 (18.63%) Problem-Solving
6 50 (16.34%) Open Source
7 45 (14.71%) Analytics
8 43 (14.05%) Continuous Integration
9 38 (12.42%) Microservices
9 38 (12.42%) Scrum
10 36 (11.76%) Configuration Management
11 31 (10.13%) Data Analytics
12 29 (9.48%) BDD
12 29 (9.48%) Coaching
13 28 (9.15%) TDD
14 26 (8.50%) Service Design
15 25 (8.17%) SDLC
16 23 (7.52%) Big Data Analytics
16 23 (7.52%) Requirements Analysis
16 23 (7.52%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 63 (20.59%) Java
2 34 (11.11%) Python
3 27 (8.82%) Java 8
4 24 (7.84%) PowerShell
5 17 (5.56%) C
5 17 (5.56%) C++
6 14 (4.58%) Bash Shell
6 14 (4.58%) JavaScript
7 8 (2.61%) C#
7 8 (2.61%) Ruby
7 8 (2.61%) SQL
8 6 (1.96%) Go
8 6 (1.96%) Perl
9 4 (1.31%) Kotlin
10 2 (0.65%) Shell Script
10 2 (0.65%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 306 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 18 (5.88%) DV Cleared
3 15 (4.90%) Degree
4 10 (3.27%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (2.61%) ITIL Certification
5 8 (2.61%) MCSA
5 8 (2.61%) MCTS
6 5 (1.63%) BPSS Clearance
6 5 (1.63%) PMI Certification
7 4 (1.31%) AWS Certification
7 4 (1.31%) CISSP
8 3 (0.98%) CCNA
8 3 (0.98%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (0.98%) ISTQB
9 2 (0.65%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 2 (0.65%) Linux+ Certification
9 2 (0.65%) OCP
9 2 (0.65%) Oracle Certification
10 1 (0.33%) BC Cleared
10 1 (0.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.94%) Data Quality
2 5 (1.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (1.31%) QA
4 3 (0.98%) Cyber Essentials
4 3 (0.98%) NCSC
4 3 (0.98%) NIST
5 2 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 17025
6 1 (0.33%) GRC
6 1 (0.33%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.33%) SLA
System Software
1 65 (21.24%) Docker
2 34 (11.11%) Active Directory
3 13 (4.25%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.33%) Firmware
4 1 (0.33%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.33%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.33%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.33%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 92 (30.07%) Terraform
2 46 (15.03%) Kubernetes
3 40 (13.07%) Ansible
4 17 (5.56%) Puppet
5 14 (4.58%) SCCM
6 13 (4.25%) Opscode Chef
7 11 (3.59%) Host Intrusion Detection System
8 6 (1.96%) CFEngine
8 6 (1.96%) Microsoft Intune
9 4 (1.31%) Packer
10 3 (0.98%) Consul
11 2 (0.65%) Grafana
11 2 (0.65%) Istio
11 2 (0.65%) Prometheus
12 1 (0.33%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 46 (15.03%) Microsoft
2 44 (14.38%) ServiceNow
3 16 (5.23%) MuleSoft
4 14 (4.58%) Google
5 13 (4.25%) Oracle
5 13 (4.25%) VMware
6 11 (3.59%) Adobe
6 11 (3.59%) Citrix
7 10 (3.27%) Dell
8 7 (2.29%) Apple
8 7 (2.29%) Informatica
9 6 (1.96%) Salesforce.com
9 6 (1.96%) SnapLogic
10 4 (1.31%) Cisco
11 3 (0.98%) F5
11 3 (0.98%) IBM
12 2 (0.65%) HP
12 2 (0.65%) Red Hat
13 1 (0.33%) NetApp
13 1 (0.33%) SAP