Period
to 12 December 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 12 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Clearance
North West > Manchester
6 months to
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 187 157 158
Rank change year-on-year -30 +1 +35
Permanent jobs citing Security Cleared 109 149 137
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.52% 1.89% 1.84%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.50% 8.78% 8.37%
Number of salaries quoted 89 67 113
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £28,250 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £69,250 £65,000
North West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%

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 1,677 1,698 1,636
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 23.34% 21.55% 21.97%
Number of salaries quoted 1,374 1,347 1,368
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.65% +7.50% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £63,750
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

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 12 December 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 12 December 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 +2 16 £50,000 +33.33% 6
Sale - 8 £29,500 -
Bury - 1 £37,500 - 1
Security Cleared
North West

For the 6 months to 12 December 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 59 (54.13%) SC Cleared
2 57 (52.29%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (31.19%) Java
4 32 (29.36%) DV Cleared
5 27 (24.77%) Linux
6 25 (22.94%) Test Automation
7 24 (22.02%) DevOps
8 21 (19.27%) Python
8 21 (19.27%) C++
8 21 (19.27%) Software Engineering
9 20 (18.35%) Information Security
9 20 (18.35%) C
9 20 (18.35%) Scrum
9 20 (18.35%) Analytical Skills
10 19 (17.43%) Cybersecurity
11 18 (16.51%) Mentoring
11 18 (16.51%) Continuous Integration
11 18 (16.51%) Selenium
12 17 (15.60%) Windows
12 17 (15.60%) ITIL
13 16 (14.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 14 (12.84%) C#
14 14 (12.84%) Bitbucket
15 13 (11.93%) Big Data
15 13 (11.93%) BDD
15 13 (11.93%) JavaScript
15 13 (11.93%) Microsoft
16 12 (11.01%) Oracle
16 12 (11.01%) Management Information System
16 12 (11.01%) Degree

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 11 (10.09%) Elasticsearch
2 9 (8.26%) Apache
3 7 (6.42%) Confluence
4 5 (4.59%) Apache Pig
5 1 (0.92%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 5 (4.59%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.83%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.92%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.92%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.92%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.92%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (10.09%) Firewall
2 6 (5.50%) Cisco ASA
2 6 (5.50%) LAN
2 6 (5.50%) WAN
3 5 (4.59%) Cisco IPT
3 5 (4.59%) Cisco Nexus
3 5 (4.59%) HTTP
3 5 (4.59%) SSL
3 5 (4.59%) TCP/IP
3 5 (4.59%) Wi-Fi
4 4 (3.67%) Network Security
5 2 (1.83%) Wireless
6 1 (0.92%) Broadband
6 1 (0.92%) Cisco Wireless
6 1 (0.92%) DNS
6 1 (0.92%) SSH
6 1 (0.92%) Unified Communications
6 1 (0.92%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (11.93%) Big Data
2 10 (9.17%) SQL Server
3 9 (8.26%) Apache Hive
3 9 (8.26%) Hadoop
3 9 (8.26%) MongoDB
4 6 (5.50%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (5.50%) MySQL
5 4 (3.67%) Apache Cassandra
6 3 (2.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (1.83%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.92%) Cognos Analysis Studio
8 1 (0.92%) Cognos Framework Manager
8 1 (0.92%) Cognos Query Studio
8 1 (0.92%) Cognos Report Studio
8 1 (0.92%) DB2
8 1 (0.92%) DecisionStream
8 1 (0.92%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.92%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.92%) SAP HANA
8 1 (0.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 18 (16.51%) Selenium
2 16 (14.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 14 (12.84%) Bitbucket
4 12 (11.01%) JIRA
5 10 (9.17%) Cucumber
6 9 (8.26%) Jenkins
7 8 (7.34%) EasyMock
8 6 (5.50%) JUnit
9 5 (4.59%) CodeSonar
9 5 (4.59%) Git (software)
9 5 (4.59%) git-flow
9 5 (4.59%) Robot Framework
10 4 (3.67%) Rational DOORS
10 4 (3.67%) WebDriver
11 2 (1.83%) GitLab
12 1 (0.92%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 9 (8.26%) Telecoms
2 6 (5.50%) Finance
2 6 (5.50%) Military
3 4 (3.67%) Electronics
3 4 (3.67%) Games
3 4 (3.67%) Retail
4 3 (2.75%) Automotive
4 3 (2.75%) Law
5 2 (1.83%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.83%) Publishing
6 1 (0.92%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.92%) Local Government
6 1 (0.92%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 18 (16.51%) Software Engineer
2 14 (12.84%) Consultant
2 14 (12.84%) Developer
3 13 (11.93%) Java Engineer
4 12 (11.01%) Java Software Engineer
5 10 (9.17%) Analyst
6 9 (8.26%) Test Engineer
7 8 (7.34%) C# Software Engineer
7 8 (7.34%) C++ Software Engineer
7 8 (7.34%) Software Developer
8 6 (5.50%) Security Analyst
8 6 (5.50%) Tester
9 5 (4.59%) Network Engineer
10 4 (3.67%) Desktop Engineer
10 4 (3.67%) Graduate
10 4 (3.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 4 (3.67%) Senior Network Engineer
10 4 (3.67%) Server Engineer
10 4 (3.67%) Server Support
10 4 (3.67%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (10.09%) .NET
2 10 (9.17%) Java EE
3 8 (7.34%) Spring
4 6 (5.50%) SOAP
5 5 (4.59%) .NET Framework
5 5 (4.59%) ASP.NET
5 5 (4.59%) Django
5 5 (4.59%) LAMP
5 5 (4.59%) Node.js
5 5 (4.59%) RabbitMQ
5 5 (4.59%) REST
5 5 (4.59%) Spring MVC
5 5 (4.59%) STL
6 4 (3.67%) EJB
6 4 (3.67%) Hibernate
6 4 (3.67%) JSF
6 4 (3.67%) Kafka
7 3 (2.75%) RESTful
8 2 (1.83%) Gherkin
8 2 (1.83%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 20 (18.35%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (11.01%) Management Information System
3 11 (10.09%) Self-Motivation
4 5 (4.59%) User Experience
5 4 (3.67%) Wiki
6 3 (2.75%) Clustering
6 3 (2.75%) PKI
6 3 (2.75%) Smart Meter
7 2 (1.83%) Cyber Defence
7 2 (1.83%) Cyberattack
7 2 (1.83%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.92%) CMDB
8 1 (0.92%) Cyber Kill Chain
8 1 (0.92%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 27 (24.77%) Linux
2 17 (15.60%) Windows
3 12 (11.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (4.59%) Android
4 5 (4.59%) Apple iOS
4 5 (4.59%) CentOS
4 5 (4.59%) Mac OS X
5 4 (3.67%) Unix
6 3 (2.75%) Windows Server
7 2 (1.83%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (1.83%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (1.83%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.92%) Solaris
8 1 (0.92%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (52.29%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (22.94%) Test Automation
3 24 (22.02%) DevOps
4 21 (19.27%) Software Engineering
5 20 (18.35%) Information Security
5 20 (18.35%) Scrum
6 19 (17.43%) Cybersecurity
7 18 (16.51%) Continuous Integration
7 18 (16.51%) Mentoring
8 17 (15.60%) ITIL
9 13 (11.93%) BDD
10 12 (11.01%) Coaching
11 11 (10.09%) Service Management
11 11 (10.09%) TDD
12 10 (9.17%) OO
13 9 (8.26%) CRM
13 9 (8.26%) Kanban
13 9 (8.26%) Problem Management
13 9 (8.26%) SDLC
13 9 (8.26%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 34 (31.19%) Java
2 21 (19.27%) C++
2 21 (19.27%) Python
3 20 (18.35%) C
4 14 (12.84%) C#
5 13 (11.93%) JavaScript
6 6 (5.50%) PHP
6 6 (5.50%) PowerShell
7 5 (4.59%) Bash Shell
7 5 (4.59%) Objective-C
7 5 (4.59%) Perl
8 4 (3.67%) SQL
9 2 (1.83%) Apex Code
10 1 (0.92%) ABAP
10 1 (0.92%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 59 (54.13%) SC Cleared
2 32 (29.36%) DV Cleared
3 12 (11.01%) Degree
4 10 (9.17%) CCNA
4 10 (9.17%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (9.17%) CISSP
5 6 (5.50%) GIAC
5 6 (5.50%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (5.50%) SANS
6 5 (4.59%) CCNP
6 5 (4.59%) CompTIA Security+
6 5 (4.59%) Computer Science Degree
6 5 (4.59%) Linux+ Certification
6 5 (4.59%) MCSE
6 5 (4.59%) Network+ Certification
6 5 (4.59%) SSCP
7 4 (3.67%) Numerate Degree
8 3 (2.75%) CISM
8 3 (2.75%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
9 2 (1.83%) CISMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.59%) SLA
2 3 (2.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.83%) ISO/IEC 27005
4 1 (0.92%) GDPR
4 1 (0.92%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (5.50%) Active Directory
1 6 (5.50%) Docker
1 6 (5.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (4.59%) vSphere
3 4 (3.67%) Hyper-V
4 3 (2.75%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (2.75%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (6.42%) Puppet
2 5 (4.59%) Salt
3 3 (2.75%) Microsoft Clustering
4 2 (1.83%) SCOM
4 2 (1.83%) vMotion
5 1 (0.92%) Ansible
5 1 (0.92%) BladeLogic
5 1 (0.92%) HP SIM
5 1 (0.92%) Nagios
5 1 (0.92%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.92%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 13 (11.93%) Microsoft
2 12 (11.01%) Oracle
3 11 (10.09%) Red Hat
4 9 (8.26%) VMware
5 7 (6.42%) Cisco
6 5 (4.59%) BMC
7 4 (3.67%) AlienVault
7 4 (3.67%) ArcSight
7 4 (3.67%) Atlassian
7 4 (3.67%) ServiceNow
7 4 (3.67%) Splunk
8 3 (2.75%) Dynatrace
8 3 (2.75%) HP
8 3 (2.75%) Meraki
8 3 (2.75%) SAP
8 3 (2.75%) SolarWinds
9 2 (1.83%) Palo Alto
9 2 (1.83%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.92%) Blue Coat
10 1 (0.92%) F5