Period
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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 May 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Check (SC) Clearance
North West > Manchester
6 months to
28 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 50 74 171
Rank change year-on-year +24 +97 +43
Permanent jobs citing SC Cleared 336 158 34
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Manchester 5.88% 3.95% 0.86%
As % of the Qualifications category 23.32% 24.50% 5.12%
Number of salaries quoted 217 139 18
10th Percentile £38,037 £30,500 -
25th Percentile £51,406 £37,500 £33,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £54,000 £48,500
Median % change year-on-year +11.11% +11.34% -6.73%
75th Percentile £76,520 £67,500 £70,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £78,750 £76,875
North West median annual salary £53,112 £52,500 £44,371
% change year-on-year +1.17% +18.32% -8.98%

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 1,441 645 664
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 25.20% 16.13% 16.74%
Number of salaries quoted 777 461 508
10th Percentile £30,150 £30,000 £27,350
25th Percentile £38,947 £39,500 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £53,112 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +1.17% +5.00% +5.26%
75th Percentile £66,750 £65,000 £62,500
90th Percentile £81,250 £75,000 £77,500
North West median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26% +5.56%

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 May 2022.

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 May 2022. 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
Jobs
Rochdale - 1 £23,000 -
SC Cleared
North West

For the 6 months to 28 May 2022, 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.

1 336 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 214 (63.69%) Agile
3 160 (47.62%) Inclusion and Diversity
4 107 (31.85%) Public Sector
5 97 (28.87%) AWS
6 93 (27.68%) Azure
7 83 (24.70%) DevOps
7 83 (24.70%) Microsoft
8 78 (23.21%) Python
9 74 (22.02%) Infrastructure as Code
10 69 (20.54%) Terraform
10 69 (20.54%) Cybersecurity
11 67 (19.94%) Digital Transformation Programme
12 65 (19.35%) Java
13 63 (18.75%) User Research
14 62 (18.45%) Social Skills
15 61 (18.15%) CI/CD
16 55 (16.37%) Analytics
17 54 (16.07%) Linux
18 50 (14.88%) Technical Leadership
19 49 (14.58%) JavaScript
20 46 (13.69%) Continuous Integration
20 46 (13.69%) Line Management
20 46 (13.69%) Coaching
21 45 (13.39%) Test Automation
22 44 (13.10%) Kubernetes
22 44 (13.10%) Legal
22 44 (13.10%) Decision-Making
23 42 (12.50%) Prototyping
24 41 (12.20%) Ruby

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 28 (8.33%) Cloud Foundry
2 7 (2.08%) SharePoint
3 5 (1.49%) Confluence
3 5 (1.49%) Elasticsearch
3 5 (1.49%) MS Exchange
3 5 (1.49%) nginx
4 1 (0.30%) CMS
4 1 (0.30%) WordPress
Applications
1 11 (3.27%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (2.98%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (1.19%) Maple
3 4 (1.19%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (1.19%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 97 (28.87%) AWS
2 93 (27.68%) Azure
3 32 (9.52%) Azure Active Directory
4 29 (8.63%) Azure Key Vault
4 29 (8.63%) Azure Monitor
5 21 (6.25%) PaaS
6 20 (5.95%) Microsoft 365
7 15 (4.46%) GCP
8 11 (3.27%) OpenShift
9 10 (2.98%) Google Workspace
10 9 (2.68%) AWS CloudFormation
10 9 (2.68%) IaaS
11 6 (1.79%) Amazon ECS
11 6 (1.79%) Amazon S3
11 6 (1.79%) Route 53
12 5 (1.49%) GitHub
12 5 (1.49%) SaaS
13 2 (0.60%) Collibra
13 2 (0.60%) OneDrive
13 2 (0.60%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 34 (10.12%) Wi-Fi
2 26 (7.74%) Network Security
3 22 (6.55%) HTTPS
4 14 (4.17%) Firewall
5 12 (3.57%) DHCP
5 12 (3.57%) DNS
6 10 (2.98%) Cisco ASA
6 10 (2.98%) LAN
7 7 (2.08%) TCP/IP
8 6 (1.79%) Internet
8 6 (1.79%) Remote Desktop
9 5 (1.49%) SD-WAN
9 5 (1.49%) Software-Defined Networking
9 5 (1.49%) VXLAN
9 5 (1.49%) WAN
10 2 (0.60%) Cisco Firepower
10 2 (0.60%) DKIM
10 2 (0.60%) SAN
11 1 (0.30%) Cisco Nexus
11 1 (0.30%) NGFW
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (5.95%) SQL Server
2 13 (3.87%) MySQL
2 13 (3.87%) NoSQL
3 9 (2.68%) Big Data
4 8 (2.38%) Metadata
4 8 (2.38%) MongoDB
5 7 (2.08%) Relational Database
6 4 (1.19%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.30%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.30%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 17 (5.06%) JIRA
2 15 (4.46%) Git (software)
3 13 (3.87%) Jenkins
4 11 (3.27%) GitLab
5 5 (1.49%) Selenium
5 5 (1.49%) Vagrant
6 4 (1.19%) Maven
7 3 (0.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (0.60%) ERwin
8 2 (0.60%) JMeter
9 1 (0.30%) Gatling
9 1 (0.30%) LoadRunner
9 1 (0.30%) Mockito
9 1 (0.30%) NeoLoad
9 1 (0.30%) SilkPerformer
9 1 (0.30%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.30%) WebLOAD
General
1 160 (47.62%) Inclusion and Diversity
2 107 (31.85%) Public Sector
3 62 (18.45%) Social Skills
4 44 (13.10%) Legal
5 35 (10.42%) Finance
6 19 (5.65%) Influencing Skills
7 11 (3.27%) Analytical Skills
8 10 (2.98%) Police
8 10 (2.98%) Publishing
9 7 (2.08%) Presentation Skills
10 4 (1.19%) Fire and Rescue
10 4 (1.19%) Games
10 4 (1.19%) Law
10 4 (1.19%) Local Government
10 4 (1.19%) Organisational Skills
10 4 (1.19%) Retail
11 2 (0.60%) Aerospace
11 2 (0.60%) Automotive
11 2 (0.60%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.30%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 42 (12.50%) DevOps Engineer
2 38 (11.31%) Developer
3 26 (7.74%) Architect
4 22 (6.55%) Cybersecurity Specialist
4 22 (6.55%) Security Specialist
4 22 (6.55%) Site Engineer
4 22 (6.55%) Site Reliability Engineer
5 20 (5.95%) Designer
6 15 (4.46%) Analyst
6 15 (4.46%) Software Engineer
7 14 (4.17%) Technical Architect
8 13 (3.87%) Senior Developer
9 11 (3.27%) PCI DSS Specialist
9 11 (3.27%) User Researcher
10 10 (2.98%) Cisco Engineer
10 10 (2.98%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 10 (2.98%) Data Engineer
10 10 (2.98%) Delivery Manager
10 10 (2.98%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 9 (2.68%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (11.61%) HTML
2 34 (10.12%) Node.js
3 32 (9.52%) CSS
4 29 (8.63%) ARM Templates
4 29 (8.63%) OAuth
4 29 (8.63%) OAuth2
5 18 (5.36%) .NET
6 15 (4.46%) React
7 12 (3.57%) LDAP
7 12 (3.57%) Web Services
8 11 (3.27%) AngularJS
8 11 (3.27%) XML
9 9 (2.68%) .NET Framework
9 9 (2.68%) ASP.NET Web API
10 8 (2.38%) Ruby on Rails
11 7 (2.08%) Entity Framework
11 7 (2.08%) jQuery
11 7 (2.08%) LINQ
11 7 (2.08%) Spring
11 7 (2.08%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 41 (12.20%) Blog
2 34 (10.12%) Management Information System
3 26 (7.74%) Public Cloud
3 26 (7.74%) User Experience
4 23 (6.85%) Data Protection Act
5 20 (5.95%) Cyberattack
6 19 (5.65%) Data Centre
7 16 (4.76%) Cloud Native
8 13 (3.87%) Cyber Defence
9 12 (3.57%) PKI
10 11 (3.27%) Virtual Team
11 8 (2.38%) Clustering
12 6 (1.79%) Cybercrime
13 5 (1.49%) Driving Licence
14 4 (1.19%) Cyberthreat
14 4 (1.19%) Mobile App
15 3 (0.89%) PropTech
15 3 (0.89%) Taxonomies
16 2 (0.60%) Greenfield Project
16 2 (0.60%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 54 (16.07%) Linux
2 35 (10.42%) Windows
3 32 (9.52%) Unix
4 17 (5.06%) Windows Server
5 9 (2.68%) Windows 10
6 7 (2.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (1.49%) CentOS
7 5 (1.49%) Mac OS
7 5 (1.49%) Ubuntu
8 4 (1.19%) Android
8 4 (1.19%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.60%) AIX
9 2 (0.60%) HPUX
9 2 (0.60%) Solaris
9 2 (0.60%) SUSE
10 1 (0.30%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 214 (63.69%) Agile
2 83 (24.70%) DevOps
3 74 (22.02%) Infrastructure as Code
4 69 (20.54%) Cybersecurity
5 67 (19.94%) Digital Transformation Programme
6 63 (18.75%) User Research
7 61 (18.15%) CI/CD
8 55 (16.37%) Analytics
9 50 (14.88%) Technical Leadership
10 46 (13.69%) Coaching
10 46 (13.69%) Continuous Integration
10 46 (13.69%) Line Management
11 45 (13.39%) Test Automation
12 44 (13.10%) Decision-Making
13 42 (12.50%) Prototyping
14 39 (11.61%) TDD
15 37 (11.01%) Mentoring
16 34 (10.12%) Software Engineering
17 33 (9.82%) Data Protection
17 33 (9.82%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 78 (23.21%) Python
2 65 (19.35%) Java
3 49 (14.58%) JavaScript
4 41 (12.20%) Ruby
5 32 (9.52%) Go
6 25 (7.44%) C#
7 24 (7.14%) SQL
8 21 (6.25%) PowerShell
9 14 (4.17%) Bash
10 10 (2.98%) C++
11 7 (2.08%) T-SQL
11 7 (2.08%) TypeScript
12 6 (1.79%) C
13 4 (1.19%) MATLAB
13 4 (1.19%) R
14 3 (0.89%) Perl
15 2 (0.60%) Kotlin
16 1 (0.30%) VB
Qualifications
1 336 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 27 (8.04%) Microsoft Certification
3 24 (7.14%) BPSS Clearance
4 14 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
5 13 (3.87%) CCNP
6 12 (3.57%) DV Cleared
6 12 (3.57%) ITIL Certification
6 12 (3.57%) MCSA
6 12 (3.57%) MCTS
7 11 (3.27%) PCI QSA
8 7 (2.08%) AWS Certification
9 6 (1.79%) CISSP
10 5 (1.49%) DBS Check
10 5 (1.49%) Degree
10 5 (1.49%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 4 (1.19%) CTC Cleared
12 2 (0.60%) CEH
12 2 (0.60%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
13 1 (0.30%) CISA
13 1 (0.30%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (9.82%) Accessibility
2 24 (7.14%) GDPR
3 14 (4.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 14 (4.17%) QA
4 11 (3.27%) PCI DSS
5 7 (2.08%) SLA
6 6 (1.79%) NCSC
7 5 (1.49%) Cyber Essentials
7 5 (1.49%) GRC
7 5 (1.49%) ISO/IEC 27005
8 4 (1.19%) PMO
9 2 (0.60%) Data Quality
System Software
1 23 (6.85%) Active Directory
2 22 (6.55%) Docker
3 8 (2.38%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.30%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.30%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (0.30%) VMware NSX
4 1 (0.30%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 69 (20.54%) Terraform
2 44 (13.10%) Kubernetes
3 24 (7.14%) Ansible
4 14 (4.17%) Puppet
5 9 (2.68%) Opscode Chef
5 9 (2.68%) SCCM
6 5 (1.49%) Docker Swarm
6 5 (1.49%) Nagios
7 3 (0.89%) CFEngine
7 3 (0.89%) Jamf Pro
8 1 (0.30%) FortiGate
8 1 (0.30%) HP ALM
8 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Intune
8 1 (0.30%) SolarWinds Orion
8 1 (0.30%) WMI
Vendors
1 83 (24.70%) Microsoft
2 23 (6.85%) Adobe
2 23 (6.85%) Apple
3 21 (6.25%) Cisco
4 16 (4.76%) Google
5 15 (4.46%) VMware
6 12 (3.57%) NEC
6 12 (3.57%) Northgate
7 10 (2.98%) CheckPoint
7 10 (2.98%) Oracle
8 7 (2.08%) Citrix
8 7 (2.08%) Red Hat
8 7 (2.08%) Salesforce.com
9 5 (1.49%) Juniper
10 4 (1.19%) HP
11 3 (0.89%) Okta
11 3 (0.89%) Splunk
11 3 (0.89%) Zscaler
12 2 (0.60%) ServiceNow
12 2 (0.60%) Snow