Period
to 25 May 2019

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 25 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Clearance
North West > Manchester
6 months to
25 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 168 137 140
Rank change year-on-year -31 +3 +40
Permanent jobs citing Security Cleared 92 161 165
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.50% 2.26% 2.13%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.54% 12.08% 9.30%
Number of salaries quoted 59 86 104
Manchester median annual salary £52,095 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.77% +20.00% -21.05%
10th Percentile £33,750 £27,489 £30,000
90th Percentile £90,750 £68,750 £59,500
North West median annual salary £48,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +28.00% - -16.67%

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 1,407 1,333 1,774
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 22.92% 18.68% 22.85%
Number of salaries quoted 1,043 1,018 1,403
Manchester median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% +6.25% -2.44%
10th Percentile £26,000 £23,425 £24,000
90th Percentile £73,500 £67,500 £65,000
North West median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +4.65% +7.50% -

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 25 May 2019.

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 25 May 2019. 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 -14 22 £48,000 +6.67% 2
Altrincham -3 3 £100,000 -
Stockport +17 2 £45,000 -
Rochdale - 1 - -
Security Cleared
North West

For the 6 months to 25 May 2019, 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 52 (56.52%) SC Cleared
2 36 (39.13%) DV Cleared
3 31 (33.70%) Java
4 28 (30.43%) Python
5 24 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
6 20 (21.74%) Software Engineering
6 20 (21.74%) ITIL
7 19 (20.65%) C++
7 19 (20.65%) Management Information System
7 19 (20.65%) Finance
8 15 (16.30%) Law
8 15 (16.30%) Windows
9 14 (15.22%) C
9 14 (15.22%) CISSP
10 13 (14.13%) Information Security
10 13 (14.13%) Microsoft
10 13 (14.13%) Spring
10 13 (14.13%) Problem Management
10 13 (14.13%) Cybersecurity
11 12 (13.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 12 (13.04%) Hibernate
11 12 (13.04%) Firewall
12 11 (11.96%) CISM
12 11 (11.96%) J2EE
12 11 (11.96%) Linux
12 11 (11.96%) Incident Management
12 11 (11.96%) Amazon AWS
12 11 (11.96%) Analytical Skills
13 10 (10.87%) Microsoft Azure
13 10 (10.87%) Analytics

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 7 (7.61%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (3.26%) Apache
3 2 (2.17%) Confluence
4 1 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.09%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (6.52%) Microsoft Excel
1 6 (6.52%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 11 (11.96%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (10.87%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (5.43%) Google Cloud Platform
4 4 (4.35%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (4.35%) Power Platform
5 3 (3.26%) Azure Functions
5 3 (3.26%) IaaS
5 3 (3.26%) PaaS
5 3 (3.26%) Serverless
6 1 (1.09%) Office 365
6 1 (1.09%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (13.04%) Firewall
2 10 (10.87%) Intrusion Detection
3 8 (8.70%) Network Security
4 7 (7.61%) DNS
4 7 (7.61%) LAN
5 5 (5.43%) Broadband
5 5 (5.43%) DHCP
5 5 (5.43%) Ethernet
5 5 (5.43%) Remote Desktop
5 5 (5.43%) TCP/IP
5 5 (5.43%) Wireless
5 5 (5.43%) WLAN
6 4 (4.35%) BGP
6 4 (4.35%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (4.35%) Cisco Firepower
6 4 (4.35%) HSRP
6 4 (4.35%) MPLS
6 4 (4.35%) OSPF
6 4 (4.35%) VLAN
6 4 (4.35%) VXLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (9.78%) Big Data
2 8 (8.70%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (4.35%) Power BI
4 3 (3.26%) MongoDB
5 2 (2.17%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (2.17%) Apache Hive
5 2 (2.17%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.09%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (4.35%) JIRA
2 3 (3.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 3 (3.26%) Bitbucket
2 3 (3.26%) EasyMock
2 3 (3.26%) Git (software)
2 3 (3.26%) Selenium
2 3 (3.26%) Visual Studio
2 3 (3.26%) Visual Studio Team System
3 2 (2.17%) Cucumber
3 2 (2.17%) Jenkins
3 2 (2.17%) JMeter
3 2 (2.17%) JUnit
3 2 (2.17%) LoadRunner
4 1 (1.09%) Bitbucket Server
General
1 19 (20.65%) Finance
2 15 (16.30%) Law
3 7 (7.61%) Marketing
4 4 (4.35%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.17%) Retail
6 1 (1.09%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 14 (15.22%) Developer
2 13 (14.13%) Software Engineer
3 11 (11.96%) Java Developer
4 10 (10.87%) Analyst
5 9 (9.78%) Architect
6 8 (8.70%) Software Developer
7 6 (6.52%) Solutions Architect
8 5 (5.43%) Cloud Architect
8 5 (5.43%) Cloud Solutions Architect
8 5 (5.43%) Consultant
8 5 (5.43%) Deskside Engineer
8 5 (5.43%) Java Software Developer
8 5 (5.43%) Network Engineer
8 5 (5.43%) Security Manager
9 4 (4.35%) Business Consultant
9 4 (4.35%) Business Development Consultant
9 4 (4.35%) Development Consultant
9 4 (4.35%) Information Security Manager
9 4 (4.35%) Security Analyst
9 4 (4.35%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (14.13%) Spring
2 12 (13.04%) Hibernate
3 11 (11.96%) J2EE
4 10 (10.87%) SOAP
5 4 (4.35%) .NET
6 2 (2.17%) AngularJS
6 2 (2.17%) ASP.NET
6 2 (2.17%) Gherkin
6 2 (2.17%) Kafka
6 2 (2.17%) OAuth
6 2 (2.17%) OpenID
6 2 (2.17%) React
6 2 (2.17%) REST
6 2 (2.17%) SAML
7 1 (1.09%) EJB
7 1 (1.09%) Java EE
7 1 (1.09%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 19 (20.65%) Management Information System
2 11 (11.96%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (9.78%) Driving Licence
3 9 (9.78%) Hybrid Cloud
3 9 (9.78%) PKI
3 9 (9.78%) Public Cloud
4 7 (7.61%) Smart Meter
5 5 (5.43%) Cyberthreat
5 5 (5.43%) Data Centre
5 5 (5.43%) Self-Motivation
5 5 (5.43%) Smartphone
5 5 (5.43%) Video Conferencing
6 4 (4.35%) Social Media
7 3 (3.26%) Smart Energy
8 2 (2.17%) CESG
8 2 (2.17%) Cyber Defence
8 2 (2.17%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 1 (1.09%) CCTV
9 1 (1.09%) Enterprise Storage
9 1 (1.09%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 15 (16.30%) Windows
2 11 (11.96%) Linux
3 5 (5.43%) CentOS
3 5 (5.43%) Windows Server
4 4 (4.35%) Debian
5 3 (3.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (2.17%) Unix
6 2 (2.17%) Windows 10
7 1 (1.09%) Mac OS
7 1 (1.09%) Windows 2000
7 1 (1.09%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.09%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (21.74%) ITIL
2 20 (21.74%) Software Engineering
3 13 (14.13%) Cybersecurity
3 13 (14.13%) Information Security
3 13 (14.13%) Problem Management
4 11 (11.96%) Incident Management
5 10 (10.87%) Analytics
5 10 (10.87%) Computer Science
6 9 (9.78%) Mentoring
7 8 (8.70%) SDLC
7 8 (8.70%) Security Management
8 7 (7.61%) Business Intelligence
8 7 (7.61%) Service Management
9 6 (6.52%) DevOps
9 6 (6.52%) Security Operations
9 6 (6.52%) Service Delivery
10 5 (5.43%) Coaching
10 5 (5.43%) Information Assurance
10 5 (5.43%) ISMS
Programming Languages
1 31 (33.70%) Java
2 28 (30.43%) Python
3 19 (20.65%) C++
4 14 (15.22%) C
5 10 (10.87%) SQL
6 8 (8.70%) C#
6 8 (8.70%) Shell Script
7 4 (4.35%) JavaScript
7 4 (4.35%) PowerShell
8 2 (2.17%) Ruby
8 2 (2.17%) Scala
9 1 (1.09%) R
Qualifications
1 52 (56.52%) SC Cleared
2 36 (39.13%) DV Cleared
3 14 (15.22%) CISSP
4 11 (11.96%) CISM
5 8 (8.70%) Degree
5 8 (8.70%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
6 6 (6.52%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (6.52%) GIAC
7 5 (5.43%) CEH
7 5 (5.43%) CTC Cleared
8 4 (4.35%) BPSS Clearance
8 4 (4.35%) CISMP
8 4 (4.35%) DBS Check
9 2 (2.17%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 2 (2.17%) CCSP
9 2 (2.17%) CESG Certified Professional
9 2 (2.17%) GCIH
9 2 (2.17%) ISEB
9 2 (2.17%) ISSAP
9 2 (2.17%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (13.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (10.87%) SLA
3 7 (7.61%) GDPR
3 7 (7.61%) ISO/IEC 27005
4 4 (4.35%) Cyber Essentials
4 4 (4.35%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
4 4 (4.35%) Disclosure Scotland
5 3 (3.26%) PMO
5 3 (3.26%) QA
6 1 (1.09%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (10.87%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (3.26%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 2 (2.17%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (14.13%) Microsoft
2 7 (7.61%) Cisco
2 7 (7.61%) Oracle
3 6 (6.52%) Juniper
4 5 (5.43%) Google
5 4 (4.35%) Arista
5 4 (4.35%) Dell
6 3 (3.26%) Red Hat
7 2 (2.17%) BMC
7 2 (2.17%) BT
7 2 (2.17%) Dynatrace
7 2 (2.17%) Ericsson
7 2 (2.17%) F5
7 2 (2.17%) Fortinet
7 2 (2.17%) HP
7 2 (2.17%) Huawei
7 2 (2.17%) Meraki
7 2 (2.17%) Tableau
7 2 (2.17%) VMware
8 1 (1.09%) Capita