Period
to 24 June 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for Security Cleared qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 24 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Clearance
North West > Manchester
6 months to
24 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 125 162 185
Rank change year-on-year +37 +23 -14
Permanent jobs citing Security Cleared 174 155 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 2.44% 1.92% 1.14%
As % of the Qualifications category 13.17% 8.36% 4.60%
Number of salaries quoted 105 98 48
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £37,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% -11.76% +6.25%
10th Percentile £28,250 £30,000 £32,425
90th Percentile £68,750 £59,125 £68,000
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 Manchester with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Manchester
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 1,321 1,855 1,695
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 18.50% 22.95% 24.74%
Number of salaries quoted 1,015 1,487 1,429
Manchester median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,375
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -3.32% +9.60%
10th Percentile £22,500 £23,500 £23,500
90th Percentile £68,750 £66,250 £62,500
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +1.27%

Security Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings citing Security Cleared as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

Job vacancy trend for Security Cleared in Manchester

Security Cleared
Salary Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Security Cleared in Manchester.

Salary trend for Security Cleared in Manchester

Security Cleared
Salary Histogram in Manchester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Security Cleared in Manchester over the 6 months to 24 June 2018.

Salary histogram for Security Cleared in Manchester

Security 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 Security Cleared within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 24 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
Salford +3 14 £45,000 +20.00%
Altrincham - 6 - -
Sale - 5 £29,500 -
Bury - 1 £37,500 - 1
Oldham - 1 £50,000 -
Stockport - 1 - - 2
Security Cleared
North West

For the 6 months to 24 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Security Cleared.

1 108 (62.07%) Agile Software Development
2 92 (52.87%) C
3 74 (42.53%) Continuous Integration
4 63 (36.21%) Java
5 62 (35.63%) SC Cleared
6 61 (35.06%) Software Delivery
6 61 (35.06%) TDD
6 61 (35.06%) Software Engineering
7 58 (33.33%) DV Cleared
8 57 (32.76%) SDLC
9 51 (29.31%) BDD
10 48 (27.59%) Linux
11 44 (25.29%) Continuous Improvement
12 42 (24.14%) Scrum
13 41 (23.56%) Python
14 39 (22.41%) C++
15 38 (21.84%) Test Automation
16 37 (21.26%) SOLID
17 36 (20.69%) Visualisation
17 36 (20.69%) Big Data
18 35 (20.11%) Information Security
19 34 (19.54%) Degree
20 33 (18.97%) Continuous Delivery
21 32 (18.39%) DevOps
22 31 (17.82%) C#
22 31 (17.82%) Finance
23 30 (17.24%) VMware
23 30 (17.24%) VMware Infrastructure
24 29 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
25 28 (16.09%) Military

Security 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 9 (5.17%) Apache Pig
2 8 (4.60%) Apache Spark
3 6 (3.45%) Confluence
3 6 (3.45%) MS Exchange
4 5 (2.87%) Skype for Business
5 4 (2.30%) Apache
5 4 (2.30%) NetWeaver
6 2 (1.15%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (1.15%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (1.15%) WebSphere
6 2 (1.15%) WebSphere Portal
7 1 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.57%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (3.45%) Microsoft Excel
1 6 (3.45%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (2.30%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.15%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (1.15%) SAP S/4HANA
3 1 (0.57%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 12 (6.90%) OpenShift
2 11 (6.32%) IaaS
3 9 (5.17%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (4.60%) Microsoft Azure
5 6 (3.45%) Google Cloud Platform
5 6 (3.45%) PaaS
6 1 (0.57%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.57%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.57%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.57%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 1 (0.57%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (0.57%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 21 (12.07%) Firewall
2 11 (6.32%) VPN
3 10 (5.75%) TCP/IP
4 9 (5.17%) LAN
4 9 (5.17%) WAN
5 5 (2.87%) DNS
5 5 (2.87%) HTTP
5 5 (2.87%) PBX
5 5 (2.87%) Reverse Proxy
5 5 (2.87%) Skype
5 5 (2.87%) SSL
5 5 (2.87%) Unified Communications
5 5 (2.87%) VLAN
5 5 (2.87%) WLAN
6 4 (2.30%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (1.72%) Network Security
8 2 (1.15%) Cisco IPT
8 2 (1.15%) Cisco Nexus
8 2 (1.15%) Intrusion Detection
8 2 (1.15%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (20.69%) Big Data
2 20 (11.49%) SQL Server
3 13 (7.47%) Hadoop
4 10 (5.75%) Apache Hive
5 8 (4.60%) MySQL
6 7 (4.02%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.15%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.15%) GIS
7 2 (1.15%) MongoDB
7 2 (1.15%) NoSQL
7 2 (1.15%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (1.15%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.57%) Apache Accumulo
8 1 (0.57%) DataStage
8 1 (0.57%) DB2
8 1 (0.57%) DecisionStream
8 1 (0.57%) HBase
8 1 (0.57%) Oracle OWB
8 1 (0.57%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.57%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 23 (13.22%) Selenium
2 18 (10.34%) Cucumber
3 15 (8.62%) Git (software)
4 11 (6.32%) Jenkins
4 11 (6.32%) JIRA
5 10 (5.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 7 (4.02%) Bitbucket
7 6 (3.45%) Visual Studio
8 5 (2.87%) CodeSonar
8 5 (2.87%) git-flow
8 5 (2.87%) Robot Framework
9 2 (1.15%) EasyMock
9 2 (1.15%) JUnit
10 1 (0.57%) Rational DOORS
10 1 (0.57%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 31 (17.82%) Finance
2 28 (16.09%) Military
3 20 (11.49%) Retail
4 15 (8.62%) Manufacturing
4 15 (8.62%) Publishing
5 9 (5.17%) Telecoms
6 7 (4.02%) Marketing
7 2 (1.15%) Automotive
7 2 (1.15%) Law
8 1 (0.57%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.57%) Banking
8 1 (0.57%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 45 (25.86%) Software Engineer
2 22 (12.64%) Test Engineer
3 20 (11.49%) Developer
3 20 (11.49%) Integration Engineer
4 18 (10.34%) DV Cleared Software Engineer
4 18 (10.34%) Test and Integration Engineer
5 17 (9.77%) Consultant
6 15 (8.62%) Java Engineer
7 14 (8.05%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
7 14 (8.05%) Senior Integration Engineer
7 14 (8.05%) Senior Software Engineer
7 14 (8.05%) Senior Test and Integration Engineer
7 14 (8.05%) Senior Test Engineer
8 12 (6.90%) Java Software Engineer
8 12 (6.90%) Software Developer
9 11 (6.32%) Analyst
9 11 (6.32%) Java Developer
10 10 (5.75%) Architect
10 10 (5.75%) Junior
10 10 (5.75%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (8.62%) Java EE
2 13 (7.47%) REST
3 11 (6.32%) CSS
4 10 (5.75%) .NET
4 10 (5.75%) HTML
5 8 (4.60%) ActiveMQ
5 8 (4.60%) HTML5
5 8 (4.60%) JMS
6 7 (4.02%) .NET Framework
6 7 (4.02%) ASP.NET
7 6 (3.45%) CSS3
7 6 (3.45%) Velocity
8 5 (2.87%) Django
8 5 (2.87%) LAMP
8 5 (2.87%) Node.js
8 5 (2.87%) RabbitMQ
8 5 (2.87%) SOAP
8 5 (2.87%) Spring MVC
8 5 (2.87%) STL
9 4 (2.30%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 20 (11.49%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (10.34%) Self-Motivation
3 9 (5.17%) Clustering
3 9 (5.17%) Computer Science
4 7 (4.02%) Management Information System
5 6 (3.45%) Tandem
6 5 (2.87%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (1.15%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.15%) Wiki
8 1 (0.57%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 48 (27.59%) Linux
2 28 (16.09%) Windows
3 11 (6.32%) Windows Server
4 9 (5.17%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (4.60%) Unix
5 8 (4.60%) Windows 10
6 6 (3.45%) CentOS
6 6 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (2.87%) Android
7 5 (2.87%) Apple iOS
7 5 (2.87%) Mac OS X
7 5 (2.87%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.57%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (0.57%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (62.07%) Agile Software Development
2 74 (42.53%) Continuous Integration
3 61 (35.06%) Software Delivery
3 61 (35.06%) Software Engineering
3 61 (35.06%) TDD
4 57 (32.76%) SDLC
5 51 (29.31%) BDD
6 44 (25.29%) Continuous Improvement
7 42 (24.14%) Scrum
8 38 (21.84%) Test Automation
9 37 (21.26%) SOLID
10 36 (20.69%) Visualisation
11 35 (20.11%) Information Security
12 33 (18.97%) Continuous Delivery
13 32 (18.39%) DevOps
14 29 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
15 27 (15.52%) Mentoring
16 25 (14.37%) Problem-Solving
16 25 (14.37%) Time Management
17 22 (12.64%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 92 (52.87%) C
2 63 (36.21%) Java
3 41 (23.56%) Python
4 39 (22.41%) C++
5 31 (17.82%) C#
6 19 (10.92%) JavaScript
6 19 (10.92%) Perl
7 14 (8.05%) PowerShell
7 14 (8.05%) SQL
8 11 (6.32%) Bash Shell
9 8 (4.60%) Objective-C
9 8 (4.60%) PHP
10 4 (2.30%) ABAP
11 3 (1.72%) PL/SQL
11 3 (1.72%) Ruby
12 2 (1.15%) Apex Code
13 1 (0.57%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 62 (35.63%) SC Cleared
2 58 (33.33%) DV Cleared
3 34 (19.54%) Degree
4 22 (12.64%) Numerate Degree
5 10 (5.75%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (5.75%) MCSE
5 10 (5.75%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (4.60%) BPSS Clearance
6 8 (4.60%) CISSP
7 7 (4.02%) CCNA
8 6 (3.45%) SANS
9 5 (2.87%) BC Cleared
9 5 (2.87%) CCNP
9 5 (2.87%) CompTIA Security+
9 5 (2.87%) GIAC
9 5 (2.87%) Linux+ Certification
9 5 (2.87%) MCSA
9 5 (2.87%) Network+ Certification
9 5 (2.87%) SSCP
10 3 (1.72%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (1.72%) Data Quality
2 3 (1.72%) GDPR
2 3 (1.72%) SLA
3 2 (1.15%) ISO 9001
3 2 (1.15%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.57%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (0.57%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
4 1 (0.57%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 1 (0.57%) ISO 22301
4 1 (0.57%) NIST 800
4 1 (0.57%) QA
System Software
1 30 (17.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 27 (15.52%) Hyper-V
3 18 (10.34%) Docker
4 17 (9.77%) Active Directory
5 8 (4.60%) vSphere
6 3 (1.72%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.57%) Apache Flume
7 1 (0.57%) HDFS
7 1 (0.57%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 12 (6.90%) Kubernetes
2 8 (4.60%) Kibana
2 8 (4.60%) Prometheus
3 6 (3.45%) Puppet
4 5 (2.87%) Salt
4 5 (2.87%) SCOM
5 4 (2.30%) Microsoft Clustering
6 3 (1.72%) WSUS
7 2 (1.15%) Ansible
8 1 (0.57%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.57%) Single Sign-On
8 1 (0.57%) Terraform
Vendors
1 30 (17.24%) VMware
2 19 (10.92%) Microsoft
2 19 (10.92%) SAP
3 14 (8.05%) Oracle
4 7 (4.02%) Google
5 6 (3.45%) Red Hat
6 5 (2.87%) Acme Packet
6 5 (2.87%) SolarWinds
6 5 (2.87%) Sonus
7 4 (2.30%) Atlassian
7 4 (2.30%) Cisco
8 3 (1.72%) Citrix
9 2 (1.15%) CyberArk
9 2 (1.15%) F5
9 2 (1.15%) Fujitsu
9 2 (1.15%) HP
9 2 (1.15%) hybris
9 2 (1.15%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.57%) ArcSight
10 1 (0.57%) Palo Alto