Period
to 17 August 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 17 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Clearance
North West > Manchester
6 months to
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 127 172 201
Rank change year-on-year +45 +29 0
Permanent jobs citing Security Cleared 171 133 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 2.34% 1.63% 0.96%
As % of the Qualifications category 11.76% 7.29% 3.96%
Number of salaries quoted 122 82 44
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £43,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -7.51% +44.17%
10th Percentile £28,250 £30,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £56,250 £65,000
North West median annual salary £44,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% -11.11% +5.88%

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 1,454 1,825 1,719
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 19.86% 22.39% 24.15%
Number of salaries quoted 1,139 1,495 1,464
Manchester median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% +2.56%
10th Percentile £22,500 £23,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £67,750 £67,500 £62,500
North West median annual salary £43,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +8.75% - +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 17 August 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 17 August 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 -1 17 £50,000 +33.33% 1
Sale - 8 £29,500 -
Altrincham - 2 - -
Bury - 2 £37,500 -
Oldham - 1 £50,000 -
Stockport - 1 - -
Security Cleared
North West

For the 6 months to 17 August 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 (63.16%) Agile Software Development
2 86 (50.29%) C
3 74 (43.27%) Continuous Integration
4 66 (38.60%) DV Cleared
5 64 (37.43%) SC Cleared
6 60 (35.09%) Java
7 59 (34.50%) Software Engineering
8 58 (33.92%) Software Delivery
9 57 (33.33%) SDLC
9 57 (33.33%) TDD
10 51 (29.82%) BDD
11 50 (29.24%) Test Automation
12 47 (27.49%) Linux
13 45 (26.32%) Continuous Improvement
14 44 (25.73%) Scrum
15 43 (25.15%) Python
16 42 (24.56%) C++
16 42 (24.56%) Big Data
17 41 (23.98%) Information Security
18 38 (22.22%) SOLID
19 37 (21.64%) Visualisation
20 34 (19.88%) Degree
20 34 (19.88%) Selenium
20 34 (19.88%) C#
21 32 (18.71%) DevOps
22 31 (18.13%) Continuous Delivery
23 30 (17.54%) Cybersecurity
23 30 (17.54%) Military
24 27 (15.79%) Windows
24 27 (15.79%) Mentoring

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 14 (8.19%) Apache Pig
2 8 (4.68%) Apache Spark
3 7 (4.09%) Elasticsearch
4 6 (3.51%) Confluence
5 3 (1.75%) Apache
6 2 (1.17%) MS Exchange
6 2 (1.17%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.58%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 8 (4.68%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (2.92%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.58%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.92%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (2.92%) OpenShift
2 4 (2.34%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.34%) IaaS
3 2 (1.17%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (1.17%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (12.87%) Firewall
2 12 (7.02%) TCP/IP
3 11 (6.43%) LAN
3 11 (6.43%) WAN
4 10 (5.85%) HTTP
4 10 (5.85%) SSL
5 8 (4.68%) Wi-Fi
6 6 (3.51%) Cisco ASA
6 6 (3.51%) Cisco IPT
6 6 (3.51%) Cisco Nexus
7 4 (2.34%) VPN
8 3 (1.75%) Network Security
8 3 (1.75%) Unified Communications
8 3 (1.75%) Wireless
9 2 (1.17%) DNS
9 2 (1.17%) Intrusion Detection
9 2 (1.17%) NetScaler
9 2 (1.17%) Reverse Proxy
9 2 (1.17%) Skype
9 2 (1.17%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (24.56%) Big Data
2 18 (10.53%) Hadoop
2 18 (10.53%) SQL Server
3 15 (8.77%) Apache Hive
4 13 (7.60%) MySQL
5 8 (4.68%) MongoDB
6 3 (1.75%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.17%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.58%) Apache Accumulo
8 1 (0.58%) Cognos Analysis Studio
8 1 (0.58%) Cognos Framework Manager
8 1 (0.58%) Cognos Query Studio
8 1 (0.58%) Cognos Report Studio
8 1 (0.58%) HBase
8 1 (0.58%) Impala
8 1 (0.58%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.58%) Pentaho
8 1 (0.58%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.58%) SAP HANA
8 1 (0.58%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 34 (19.88%) Selenium
2 23 (13.45%) Cucumber
3 17 (9.94%) JIRA
4 16 (9.36%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 15 (8.77%) Git (software)
6 12 (7.02%) Bitbucket
7 10 (5.85%) CodeSonar
7 10 (5.85%) git-flow
7 10 (5.85%) Robot Framework
8 8 (4.68%) Jenkins
9 4 (2.34%) Rational DOORS
10 2 (1.17%) EasyMock
10 2 (1.17%) JUnit
10 2 (1.17%) Visual Studio
10 2 (1.17%) WebDriver
11 1 (0.58%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 30 (17.54%) Military
2 14 (8.19%) Finance
3 12 (7.02%) Retail
4 10 (5.85%) Telecoms
5 8 (4.68%) Manufacturing
5 8 (4.68%) Publishing
6 4 (2.34%) Electronics
7 3 (1.75%) Games
7 3 (1.75%) Law
7 3 (1.75%) Marketing
8 2 (1.17%) Automotive
9 1 (0.58%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.58%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 49 (28.65%) Software Engineer
2 26 (15.20%) Test Engineer
3 20 (11.70%) Developer
4 19 (11.11%) Integration Engineer
4 19 (11.11%) Test and Integration Engineer
5 18 (10.53%) DV Cleared Software Engineer
6 17 (9.94%) Java Engineer
7 16 (9.36%) Java Software Engineer
8 14 (8.19%) Consultant
8 14 (8.19%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
8 14 (8.19%) Senior Integration Engineer
8 14 (8.19%) Senior Software Engineer
8 14 (8.19%) Senior Test and Integration Engineer
8 14 (8.19%) Senior Test Engineer
8 14 (8.19%) Software Developer
9 13 (7.60%) C# Software Engineer
9 13 (7.60%) C++ Software Engineer
10 11 (6.43%) Analyst
11 10 (5.85%) Junior
12 9 (5.26%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (11.11%) Java EE
2 18 (10.53%) .NET
3 14 (8.19%) REST
4 10 (5.85%) .NET Framework
4 10 (5.85%) ASP.NET
4 10 (5.85%) Django
4 10 (5.85%) LAMP
4 10 (5.85%) Node.js
4 10 (5.85%) RabbitMQ
4 10 (5.85%) SOAP
4 10 (5.85%) Spring MVC
4 10 (5.85%) STL
5 5 (2.92%) Velocity
6 4 (2.34%) ActiveMQ
6 4 (2.34%) CSS
6 4 (2.34%) CSS3
6 4 (2.34%) HTML
6 4 (2.34%) HTML5
6 4 (2.34%) JMS
7 2 (1.17%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 20 (11.70%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (11.11%) Self-Motivation
3 11 (6.43%) Management Information System
4 10 (5.85%) Computer Science
5 3 (1.75%) Clustering
5 3 (1.75%) User Experience
6 2 (1.17%) Tandem
6 2 (1.17%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (1.17%) Wiki
7 1 (0.58%) Cyber Defence
7 1 (0.58%) Cyberattack
Operating Systems
1 47 (27.49%) Linux
2 27 (15.79%) Windows
3 10 (5.85%) Android
3 10 (5.85%) Apple iOS
3 10 (5.85%) Mac OS X
4 7 (4.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (4.09%) Unix
5 6 (3.51%) CentOS
5 6 (3.51%) Windows 10
6 5 (2.92%) Windows Server
6 5 (2.92%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (1.75%) Windows 7
8 2 (1.17%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (63.16%) Agile Software Development
2 74 (43.27%) Continuous Integration
3 59 (34.50%) Software Engineering
4 58 (33.92%) Software Delivery
5 57 (33.33%) SDLC
5 57 (33.33%) TDD
6 51 (29.82%) BDD
7 50 (29.24%) Test Automation
8 45 (26.32%) Continuous Improvement
9 44 (25.73%) Scrum
10 41 (23.98%) Information Security
11 38 (22.22%) SOLID
12 37 (21.64%) Visualisation
13 32 (18.71%) DevOps
14 31 (18.13%) Continuous Delivery
15 30 (17.54%) Cybersecurity
16 27 (15.79%) Mentoring
17 26 (15.20%) Time Management
18 25 (14.62%) Test Scripting
19 23 (13.45%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 86 (50.29%) C
2 60 (35.09%) Java
3 43 (25.15%) Python
4 42 (24.56%) C++
5 34 (19.88%) C#
6 24 (14.04%) JavaScript
7 20 (11.70%) Perl
8 15 (8.77%) Bash Shell
8 15 (8.77%) PowerShell
9 12 (7.02%) Objective-C
9 12 (7.02%) PHP
10 9 (5.26%) SQL
11 3 (1.75%) Ruby
12 2 (1.17%) Apex Code
13 1 (0.58%) ABAP
13 1 (0.58%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 66 (38.60%) DV Cleared
2 64 (37.43%) SC Cleared
3 34 (19.88%) Degree
4 23 (13.45%) Numerate Degree
5 18 (10.53%) Cisco Certification
6 16 (9.36%) CCNA
7 12 (7.02%) CISSP
7 12 (7.02%) MCSE
7 12 (7.02%) Microsoft Certification
8 10 (5.85%) CompTIA Security+
8 10 (5.85%) GIAC
8 10 (5.85%) Linux+ Certification
8 10 (5.85%) Network+ Certification
8 10 (5.85%) SANS
8 10 (5.85%) SSCP
9 8 (4.68%) CCNP
10 5 (2.92%) BC Cleared
10 5 (2.92%) BPSS Clearance
10 5 (2.92%) Computer Science Degree
11 3 (1.75%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.51%) SLA
2 4 (2.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.75%) Data Quality
4 2 (1.17%) GDPR
4 2 (1.17%) ISO 9001
4 2 (1.17%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.58%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (0.58%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 1 (0.58%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 1 (0.58%) ISO 22301
5 1 (0.58%) QA
System Software
1 24 (14.04%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (12.28%) Hyper-V
3 16 (9.36%) Docker
4 13 (7.60%) vSphere
5 7 (4.09%) Active Directory
6 3 (1.75%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.58%) Apache Flume
7 1 (0.58%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 10 (5.85%) Puppet
1 10 (5.85%) Salt
2 5 (2.92%) Kubernetes
3 4 (2.34%) Kibana
3 4 (2.34%) Prometheus
3 4 (2.34%) SCOM
4 3 (1.75%) WSUS
5 1 (0.58%) Ansible
5 1 (0.58%) BladeLogic
5 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 24 (14.04%) VMware
2 16 (9.36%) Oracle
3 14 (8.19%) Microsoft
4 13 (7.60%) SAP
5 8 (4.68%) Cisco
6 7 (4.09%) Atlassian
7 6 (3.51%) Red Hat
8 4 (2.34%) SolarWinds
9 3 (1.75%) Google
10 2 (1.17%) Acme Packet
10 2 (1.17%) Citrix
10 2 (1.17%) F5
10 2 (1.17%) HP
10 2 (1.17%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (1.17%) ServiceNow
10 2 (1.17%) Sonus
11 1 (0.58%) Cloudera
11 1 (0.58%) CyberArk
11 1 (0.58%) Palo Alto
11 1 (0.58%) Talend