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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 1 July 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Clearance
North West > Manchester
6 months to
1 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 27 39 120
Rank change year-on-year +12 +81 +57
Permanent jobs citing Security Cleared 531 282 78
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Manchester 8.70% 6.17% 2.16%
As % of the Qualifications category 35.98% 35.21% 12.79%
Number of salaries quoted 355 172 57
10th Percentile £33,645 £29,100 £33,750
25th Percentile £38,947 £37,500 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £54,100 £54,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +0.19% +8.00% -4.02%
75th Percentile £67,000 £65,000 £71,250
90th Percentile £86,250 £78,625 £88,000
North West median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -4.76% +16.67% -5.26%

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 1,476 801 610
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 24.19% 17.52% 16.90%
Number of salaries quoted 783 488 452
10th Percentile £28,905 £30,000 £27,500
25th Percentile £38,750 £38,750 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £52,500 £50,500
Median % change year-on-year - +3.96% +6.32%
75th Percentile £65,294 £67,500 £64,063
90th Percentile £81,250 £75,056 £76,250
North West median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26% +5.56%

Security Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for Security Cleared in Manchester

Security Cleared
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Salary trend for Security Cleared in Manchester

Security Cleared
Salary Histogram in Manchester

Salary distribution for jobs citing Security Cleared in Manchester over the 6 months to 1 July 2022.

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 1 July 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
Bolton - 2 £50,000 -
Stockport - 2 - - 5
Salford -21 1 £80,000 +52.38% 2
Stalybridge - 1 - -
Rochdale - 1 £23,000 -
Security Cleared
North West

For the 6 months to 1 July 2022, 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.

1 284 (53.48%) Agile
2 281 (52.92%) SC Cleared
3 170 (32.02%) Java
4 144 (27.12%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 127 (23.92%) Python
5 127 (23.92%) Software Engineering
6 113 (21.28%) Public Sector
7 104 (19.59%) DevOps
8 103 (19.40%) Risk Assessment
8 103 (19.40%) JavaScript
9 98 (18.46%) Degree
9 98 (18.46%) AWS
10 97 (18.27%) Azure
11 92 (17.33%) Microsoft
12 90 (16.95%) Greenfield Project
13 82 (15.44%) Cybersecurity
14 77 (14.50%) Finance
15 75 (14.12%) Configuration Management
16 69 (12.99%) Infrastructure as Code
17 64 (12.05%) Line Management
18 63 (11.86%) Terraform
19 62 (11.68%) Social Skills
19 62 (11.68%) TypeScript
20 59 (11.11%) Coaching
21 58 (10.92%) Technical Leadership
22 56 (10.55%) CI/CD
23 53 (9.98%) Analytics
23 53 (9.98%) Linux
24 52 (9.79%) Test Automation
25 50 (9.42%) Kubernetes

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 22 (4.14%) Cloud Foundry
2 20 (3.77%) MS Exchange
3 12 (2.26%) SharePoint
4 9 (1.69%) Confluence
5 5 (0.94%) nginx
6 1 (0.19%) OpenStack
Applications
1 29 (5.46%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (1.88%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (0.75%) Maple
3 4 (0.75%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (0.75%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.19%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 1 (0.19%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 98 (18.46%) AWS
2 97 (18.27%) Azure
3 35 (6.59%) Azure DevOps
4 30 (5.65%) Azure Active Directory
5 27 (5.08%) Azure Key Vault
5 27 (5.08%) Azure Monitor
6 17 (3.20%) Microsoft 365
7 13 (2.45%) OpenShift
8 12 (2.26%) PaaS
9 10 (1.88%) AWS CloudFormation
9 10 (1.88%) Google Workspace
10 9 (1.69%) GCP
11 7 (1.32%) Amazon ECS
11 7 (1.32%) Amazon S3
12 6 (1.13%) Route 53
12 6 (1.13%) SaaS
13 5 (0.94%) GitHub
14 4 (0.75%) Cloud Computing
14 4 (0.75%) Power Platform
14 4 (0.75%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 23 (4.33%) Wi-Fi
2 19 (3.58%) HTTPS
2 19 (3.58%) Network Security
3 12 (2.26%) Firewall
4 10 (1.88%) LAN
5 7 (1.32%) DHCP
5 7 (1.32%) DNS
5 7 (1.32%) Internet
5 7 (1.32%) TCP/IP
6 6 (1.13%) Cisco ASA
7 5 (0.94%) SD-WAN
7 5 (0.94%) Software-Defined Networking
7 5 (0.94%) VXLAN
7 5 (0.94%) WAN
8 3 (0.56%) HTTP
8 3 (0.56%) SSL
9 2 (0.38%) Cisco Firepower
9 2 (0.38%) Intrusion Detection
9 2 (0.38%) SAN
9 2 (0.38%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (5.65%) Big Data
2 17 (3.20%) NoSQL
2 17 (3.20%) SQL Server
3 14 (2.64%) MongoDB
4 13 (2.45%) Metadata
5 9 (1.69%) Relational Database
6 7 (1.32%) Elasticsearch
6 7 (1.32%) MySQL
7 4 (0.75%) Hadoop
8 3 (0.56%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (0.38%) Amazon RDS
9 2 (0.38%) Data Lake
9 2 (0.38%) OLAP
9 2 (0.38%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (0.38%) Power BI
10 1 (0.19%) DB2
10 1 (0.19%) Metadata Repository
10 1 (0.19%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 23 (4.33%) Git (software)
2 21 (3.95%) JIRA
3 20 (3.77%) Jenkins
4 9 (1.69%) GitLab
5 7 (1.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 6 (1.13%) Selenium
7 5 (0.94%) Maven
7 5 (0.94%) Vagrant
8 4 (0.75%) Bitbucket
8 4 (0.75%) Mercurial
8 4 (0.75%) SonarQube
8 4 (0.75%) TeamCity
9 3 (0.56%) JMeter
9 3 (0.56%) ProC
10 2 (0.38%) LoadRunner
10 2 (0.38%) Mockito
10 2 (0.38%) NeoLoad
10 2 (0.38%) SilkPerformer
10 2 (0.38%) WebLOAD
11 1 (0.19%) ERwin
General
1 144 (27.12%) Inclusion and Diversity
2 113 (21.28%) Public Sector
3 77 (14.50%) Finance
4 62 (11.68%) Social Skills
5 41 (7.72%) Analytical Skills
6 36 (6.78%) Legal
7 26 (4.90%) Law
8 14 (2.64%) Influencing Skills
9 11 (2.07%) Local Government
10 10 (1.88%) Police
11 6 (1.13%) Games
11 6 (1.13%) Publishing
12 5 (0.94%) Aerospace
12 5 (0.94%) Automotive
12 5 (0.94%) Manufacturing
12 5 (0.94%) Retail
13 4 (0.75%) Fire and Rescue
13 4 (0.75%) Organisational Skills
13 4 (0.75%) Presentation Skills
14 3 (0.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 100 (18.83%) Software Engineer
2 56 (10.55%) DevOps Engineer
3 39 (7.34%) Developer
4 36 (6.78%) Architect
5 33 (6.21%) Graduate
6 29 (5.46%) Analyst
6 29 (5.46%) Lead Software Engineer
6 29 (5.46%) Senior Software Engineer
7 27 (5.08%) Data Engineer
7 27 (5.08%) Designer
8 24 (4.52%) Graduate Software Engineer
9 20 (3.77%) Cybersecurity Specialist
9 20 (3.77%) Security Specialist
10 19 (3.58%) Site Engineer
10 19 (3.58%) Site Reliability Engineer
10 19 (3.58%) Test Engineer
11 18 (3.39%) IT Technician
11 18 (3.39%) Operations Engineer
12 15 (2.82%) User Researcher
13 14 (2.64%) Interaction Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (7.53%) HTML
2 32 (6.03%) Node.js
3 30 (5.65%) .NET
4 29 (5.46%) CSS
5 27 (5.08%) ARM Templates
5 27 (5.08%) OAuth
5 27 (5.08%) OAuth2
6 24 (4.52%) React
7 16 (3.01%) XML
8 14 (2.64%) AngularJS
9 12 (2.26%) Spring
9 12 (2.26%) Web Services
10 11 (2.07%) EJB
10 11 (2.07%) Java EE
10 11 (2.07%) JDBC
10 11 (2.07%) JSF
10 11 (2.07%) JSP
11 9 (1.69%) .NET Framework
11 9 (1.69%) ASP.NET Web API
11 9 (1.69%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 90 (16.95%) Greenfield Project
2 48 (9.04%) Management Information System
3 35 (6.59%) Cyberattack
4 30 (5.65%) Blog
5 24 (4.52%) User Experience
6 22 (4.14%) Cybercrime
6 22 (4.14%) Data Protection Act
7 19 (3.58%) Cyber Defence
7 19 (3.58%) Public Cloud
8 18 (3.39%) Driving Licence
9 16 (3.01%) Cloud Native
9 16 (3.01%) Self-Motivation
10 15 (2.82%) Data Centre
11 12 (2.26%) Virtual Team
12 10 (1.88%) e-Learning
13 9 (1.69%) Cyberthreat
14 6 (1.13%) PKI
15 5 (0.94%) Mobile App
16 3 (0.56%) Taxonomies
17 2 (0.38%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 53 (9.98%) Linux
2 49 (9.23%) Windows
3 29 (5.46%) Unix
4 26 (4.90%) Windows Server
5 23 (4.33%) Windows 10
6 9 (1.69%) Android
6 9 (1.69%) Apple iOS
6 9 (1.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (1.32%) CentOS
8 5 (0.94%) Mac OS
8 5 (0.94%) Ubuntu
9 3 (0.56%) VMS
10 2 (0.38%) AIX
10 2 (0.38%) HPUX
10 2 (0.38%) Solaris
10 2 (0.38%) SUSE
10 2 (0.38%) Windows Server 2019
11 1 (0.19%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 284 (53.48%) Agile
2 127 (23.92%) Software Engineering
3 104 (19.59%) DevOps
4 103 (19.40%) Risk Assessment
5 82 (15.44%) Cybersecurity
6 75 (14.12%) Configuration Management
7 69 (12.99%) Infrastructure as Code
8 64 (12.05%) Line Management
9 59 (11.11%) Coaching
10 58 (10.92%) Technical Leadership
11 56 (10.55%) CI/CD
12 53 (9.98%) Analytics
13 52 (9.79%) Test Automation
14 50 (9.42%) Scrum
15 49 (9.23%) Mentoring
15 49 (9.23%) User Research
16 45 (8.47%) Full Stack Development
17 43 (8.10%) Decision-Making
18 41 (7.72%) Continuous Integration
19 39 (7.34%) Digital Transformation Programme
Programming Languages
1 170 (32.02%) Java
2 127 (23.92%) Python
3 103 (19.40%) JavaScript
4 62 (11.68%) TypeScript
5 45 (8.47%) Go
6 41 (7.72%) C++
7 38 (7.16%) C#
8 37 (6.97%) SQL
9 33 (6.21%) Ruby
10 23 (4.33%) Bash
11 16 (3.01%) PowerShell
12 7 (1.32%) T-SQL
13 5 (0.94%) C
14 4 (0.75%) MATLAB
14 4 (0.75%) R
15 3 (0.56%) Perl
16 2 (0.38%) VB
17 1 (0.19%) Kotlin
17 1 (0.19%) Rust
Qualifications
1 281 (52.92%) SC Cleared
2 98 (18.46%) Degree
3 34 (6.40%) Microsoft Certification
4 27 (5.08%) DV Cleared
5 21 (3.95%) BPSS Clearance
6 11 (2.07%) ISTQB
7 10 (1.88%) PCI QSA
8 9 (1.69%) CCNP
8 9 (1.69%) Cisco Certification
8 9 (1.69%) Computer Science Degree
8 9 (1.69%) CTC Cleared
9 6 (1.13%) APMP
9 6 (1.13%) ITIL Certification
9 6 (1.13%) MCSA
9 6 (1.13%) MCTS
10 5 (0.94%) AWS Certification
10 5 (0.94%) CISSP
10 5 (0.94%) DBS Check
10 5 (0.94%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 3 (0.56%) CREST Certified
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (4.33%) QA
2 22 (4.14%) Accessibility
2 22 (4.14%) GDPR
3 16 (3.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 10 (1.88%) PCI DSS
5 7 (1.32%) GRC
5 7 (1.32%) ISO/IEC 27005
6 6 (1.13%) NCSC
7 5 (0.94%) Cyber Essentials
8 4 (0.75%) PMO
8 4 (0.75%) SLA
9 1 (0.19%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.19%) WCAG
System Software
1 35 (6.59%) Docker
2 32 (6.03%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.75%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.38%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (0.38%) Virtual Desktop
4 2 (0.38%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.19%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 63 (11.86%) Terraform
2 50 (9.42%) Kubernetes
3 28 (5.27%) Ansible
4 16 (3.01%) Puppet
5 11 (2.07%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (0.94%) Docker Swarm
6 5 (0.94%) Nagios
7 4 (0.75%) SCCM
8 3 (0.56%) CFEngine
8 3 (0.56%) Jamf Pro
9 2 (0.38%) HP ALM
10 1 (0.19%) FortiGate
10 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Intune
10 1 (0.19%) Rancher
10 1 (0.19%) SCOM
10 1 (0.19%) SolarWinds Orion
10 1 (0.19%) WMI
Vendors
1 92 (17.33%) Microsoft
2 21 (3.95%) Google
3 18 (3.39%) Cisco
4 13 (2.45%) NEC
5 12 (2.26%) Adobe
5 12 (2.26%) Apple
5 12 (2.26%) Northgate
5 12 (2.26%) Oracle
6 11 (2.07%) VMware
7 10 (1.88%) Red Hat
8 6 (1.13%) CheckPoint
9 5 (0.94%) HP
9 5 (0.94%) Juniper
10 4 (0.75%) IBM
10 4 (0.75%) Perforce
11 3 (0.56%) Okta
11 3 (0.56%) Salesforce.com
11 3 (0.56%) Zscaler
12 2 (0.38%) ServiceNow
12 2 (0.38%) Splunk