Period
to 18 October 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 18 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Clearance
North West > Manchester
6 months to
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 175 172 174
Rank change year-on-year -3 +2 +31
Permanent jobs citing Security Cleared 128 130 107
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.76% 1.67% 1.45%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.37% 7.52% 6.27%
Number of salaries quoted 98 71 89
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -9.09% +46.67%
10th Percentile £28,250 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £60,000 £65,000
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -3.41% +10.00%

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 1,530 1,728 1,707
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 21.01% 22.21% 23.17%
Number of salaries quoted 1,213 1,422 1,446
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.65% +7.50% -
10th Percentile £24,000 £23,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £68,700 £67,500 £63,750
North West median annual salary £44,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.02% +3.75% -

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 18 October 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 18 October 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 -8 13 £50,000 +33.33% 1
Sale - 8 £29,500 -
Bury - 2 £37,500 - 1
Oldham - 1 £50,000 -
Security Cleared
North West

For the 6 months to 18 October 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 70 (54.69%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (46.09%) SC Cleared
3 49 (38.28%) C
4 48 (37.50%) DV Cleared
5 43 (33.59%) Java
6 39 (30.47%) Continuous Integration
7 37 (28.91%) Test Automation
8 36 (28.13%) Software Engineering
9 35 (27.34%) Linux
10 31 (24.22%) Scrum
11 30 (23.44%) C++
12 29 (22.66%) Python
13 28 (21.88%) Selenium
14 27 (21.09%) SDLC
15 25 (19.53%) BDD
15 25 (19.53%) TDD
15 25 (19.53%) Information Security
16 24 (18.75%) DevOps
17 23 (17.97%) Analytical Skills
17 23 (17.97%) Cybersecurity
18 22 (17.19%) Mentoring
18 22 (17.19%) Software Delivery
18 22 (17.19%) Windows
18 22 (17.19%) C#
19 21 (16.41%) Big Data
20 19 (14.84%) JIRA
21 18 (14.06%) Degree
21 18 (14.06%) Atlassian Bamboo
21 18 (14.06%) Cisco Certification
21 18 (14.06%) Firewall

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 10 (7.81%) Apache Pig
2 7 (5.47%) Confluence
2 7 (5.47%) Elasticsearch
3 5 (3.91%) Apache
4 1 (0.78%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 8 (6.25%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (3.91%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.78%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.34%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.56%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.78%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 18 (14.06%) Firewall
2 10 (7.81%) HTTP
2 10 (7.81%) SSL
2 10 (7.81%) TCP/IP
3 9 (7.03%) LAN
3 9 (7.03%) WAN
4 8 (6.25%) Wi-Fi
5 6 (4.69%) Cisco ASA
5 6 (4.69%) Cisco IPT
5 6 (4.69%) Cisco Nexus
6 4 (3.13%) Network Security
6 4 (3.13%) Wireless
7 2 (1.56%) Intrusion Detection
7 2 (1.56%) NetScaler
8 1 (0.78%) Broadband
8 1 (0.78%) Cisco Wireless
8 1 (0.78%) Unified Communications
8 1 (0.78%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (16.41%) Big Data
2 15 (11.72%) SQL Server
3 10 (7.81%) Apache Hive
3 10 (7.81%) Hadoop
3 10 (7.81%) MySQL
4 9 (7.03%) MongoDB
5 5 (3.91%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (2.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.78%) Cognos Analysis Studio
7 1 (0.78%) Cognos Framework Manager
7 1 (0.78%) Cognos Query Studio
7 1 (0.78%) Cognos Report Studio
7 1 (0.78%) DataStage
7 1 (0.78%) DecisionStream
7 1 (0.78%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.78%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.78%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.78%) SAP HANA
7 1 (0.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 28 (21.88%) Selenium
2 19 (14.84%) JIRA
3 18 (14.06%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 17 (13.28%) Cucumber
5 14 (10.94%) Bitbucket
6 11 (8.59%) Git (software)
7 10 (7.81%) CodeSonar
7 10 (7.81%) git-flow
7 10 (7.81%) Robot Framework
8 8 (6.25%) Jenkins
9 5 (3.91%) Rational DOORS
10 4 (3.13%) EasyMock
10 4 (3.13%) JUnit
11 3 (2.34%) WebDriver
12 1 (0.78%) GitLab
12 1 (0.78%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 14 (10.94%) Military
2 9 (7.03%) Finance
3 8 (6.25%) Retail
4 7 (5.47%) Telecoms
5 6 (4.69%) Manufacturing
5 6 (4.69%) Publishing
6 5 (3.91%) Electronics
7 4 (3.13%) Games
8 3 (2.34%) Law
9 2 (1.56%) Automotive
10 1 (0.78%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.78%) Local Government
10 1 (0.78%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 30 (23.44%) Software Engineer
2 18 (14.06%) Java Engineer
3 17 (13.28%) Java Software Engineer
4 15 (11.72%) Test Engineer
5 14 (10.94%) Consultant
5 14 (10.94%) Developer
6 13 (10.16%) C# Software Engineer
6 13 (10.16%) C++ Software Engineer
7 12 (9.38%) Analyst
8 10 (7.81%) Integration Engineer
8 10 (7.81%) Test and Integration Engineer
9 9 (7.03%) Software Developer
10 8 (6.25%) Senior Integration Engineer
10 8 (6.25%) Senior Test and Integration Engineer
10 8 (6.25%) Senior Test Engineer
11 7 (5.47%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
11 7 (5.47%) Senior Software Engineer
12 6 (4.69%) DV Cleared Software Engineer
12 6 (4.69%) Network Engineer
13 5 (3.91%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (13.28%) .NET
2 15 (11.72%) Java EE
3 11 (8.59%) REST
3 11 (8.59%) SOAP
4 10 (7.81%) .NET Framework
4 10 (7.81%) ASP.NET
4 10 (7.81%) Django
4 10 (7.81%) LAMP
4 10 (7.81%) Node.js
4 10 (7.81%) RabbitMQ
4 10 (7.81%) Spring MVC
4 10 (7.81%) STL
5 4 (3.13%) EJB
5 4 (3.13%) JSF
5 4 (3.13%) Spring
6 3 (2.34%) RESTful
7 2 (1.56%) Gherkin
7 2 (1.56%) Middleware
7 2 (1.56%) Velocity
8 1 (0.78%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 23 (17.97%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (12.50%) Self-Motivation
3 13 (10.16%) Management Information System
4 7 (5.47%) Computer Science
5 5 (3.91%) User Experience
6 4 (3.13%) Wiki
7 2 (1.56%) Clustering
7 2 (1.56%) Cyber Defence
7 2 (1.56%) Cyberattack
8 1 (0.78%) CMDB
8 1 (0.78%) Cyber Kill Chain
8 1 (0.78%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 35 (27.34%) Linux
2 22 (17.19%) Windows
3 10 (7.81%) Android
3 10 (7.81%) Apple iOS
3 10 (7.81%) Mac OS X
3 10 (7.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (5.47%) CentOS
5 4 (3.13%) Unix
5 4 (3.13%) Windows Server
6 3 (2.34%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (1.56%) Windows 10
7 2 (1.56%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.78%) VME
8 1 (0.78%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.78%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (54.69%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (30.47%) Continuous Integration
3 37 (28.91%) Test Automation
4 36 (28.13%) Software Engineering
5 31 (24.22%) Scrum
6 27 (21.09%) SDLC
7 25 (19.53%) BDD
7 25 (19.53%) Information Security
7 25 (19.53%) TDD
8 24 (18.75%) DevOps
9 23 (17.97%) Cybersecurity
10 22 (17.19%) Mentoring
10 22 (17.19%) Software Delivery
11 18 (14.06%) Continuous Improvement
11 18 (14.06%) SOLID
11 18 (14.06%) Visualisation
12 16 (12.50%) Continuous Delivery
12 16 (12.50%) Kanban
12 16 (12.50%) User Stories
13 15 (11.72%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 49 (38.28%) C
2 43 (33.59%) Java
3 30 (23.44%) C++
4 29 (22.66%) Python
5 22 (17.19%) C#
6 17 (13.28%) JavaScript
7 11 (8.59%) PowerShell
8 10 (7.81%) Bash Shell
8 10 (7.81%) Objective-C
8 10 (7.81%) Perl
8 10 (7.81%) PHP
9 5 (3.91%) SQL
10 2 (1.56%) Apex Code
11 1 (0.78%) ABAP
11 1 (0.78%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 59 (46.09%) SC Cleared
2 48 (37.50%) DV Cleared
3 18 (14.06%) Cisco Certification
3 18 (14.06%) Degree
4 16 (12.50%) CCNA
5 12 (9.38%) CISSP
6 11 (8.59%) Microsoft Certification
6 11 (8.59%) SANS
7 10 (7.81%) CompTIA Security+
7 10 (7.81%) GIAC
7 10 (7.81%) Linux+ Certification
7 10 (7.81%) MCSE
7 10 (7.81%) Network+ Certification
7 10 (7.81%) SSCP
8 9 (7.03%) Numerate Degree
9 8 (6.25%) CCNP
10 5 (3.91%) BC Cleared
10 5 (3.91%) Computer Science Degree
11 3 (2.34%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 1 (0.78%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.69%) SLA
2 3 (2.34%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.78%) GDPR
3 1 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.78%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 12 (9.38%) Docker
1 12 (9.38%) VMware Infrastructure
1 12 (9.38%) vSphere
2 9 (7.03%) Hyper-V
3 6 (4.69%) Active Directory
4 3 (2.34%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (1.56%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 11 (8.59%) Puppet
2 10 (7.81%) Salt
3 2 (1.56%) Microsoft Clustering
3 2 (1.56%) SCOM
3 2 (1.56%) WSUS
4 1 (0.78%) Ansible
4 1 (0.78%) BladeLogic
4 1 (0.78%) HP SIM
4 1 (0.78%) Kibana
4 1 (0.78%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.78%) Nagios
4 1 (0.78%) Prometheus
4 1 (0.78%) vMotion
Vendors
1 16 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 13 (10.16%) VMware
3 12 (9.38%) Oracle
4 9 (7.03%) Cisco
4 9 (7.03%) Red Hat
5 7 (5.47%) SAP
6 6 (4.69%) Atlassian
7 4 (3.13%) AlienVault
7 4 (3.13%) ArcSight
7 4 (3.13%) HP
7 4 (3.13%) Splunk
8 3 (2.34%) ServiceNow
8 3 (2.34%) SolarWinds
9 2 (1.56%) BMC
9 2 (1.56%) Citrix
9 2 (1.56%) F5
9 2 (1.56%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.78%) CA
10 1 (0.78%) Cognos
10 1 (0.78%) IBM