Period
to 25 February 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 25 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Clearance
North West > Manchester
6 months to
25 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 136 132 180
Rank change year-on-year -4 +48 -60
Permanent jobs citing Security Cleared 160 187 95
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 2.22% 2.46% 1.36%
As % of the Qualifications category 11.13% 11.09% 5.21%
Number of salaries quoted 72 138 66
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £53,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -20.93% +9.69%
10th Percentile £31,825 £31,250 £37,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £62,875 £89,375
North West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - -15.79% +2.15%

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 1,437 1,686 1,822
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 19.91% 22.22% 26.06%
Number of salaries quoted 1,115 1,332 1,390
Manchester median annual salary £43,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.50% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £24,000 £25,000 £22,975
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £62,500
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +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 25 February 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 25 February 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 +3 11 £32,500 -23.53% 6
Altrincham - 5 - -
Bolton -7 3 £42,500 +21.43% 4
Cheadle - 1 £57,500 -
Security Cleared
North West

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 (67.50%) Agile Software Development
2 97 (60.63%) C
3 84 (52.50%) Linux
4 80 (50.00%) Java
4 80 (50.00%) SC Cleared
5 67 (41.88%) DevOps
6 63 (39.38%) Scrum
7 54 (33.75%) DV Cleared
8 51 (31.88%) Python
9 48 (30.00%) Software Engineering
10 44 (27.50%) Docker
10 44 (27.50%) Kubernetes
11 43 (26.88%) Git (software)
12 42 (26.25%) OpenShift
12 42 (26.25%) Degree
12 42 (26.25%) C++
13 39 (24.38%) Continuous Delivery
14 36 (22.50%) Microservices
14 36 (22.50%) SQL
15 33 (20.63%) Use Case
15 33 (20.63%) Time Management
16 32 (20.00%) Windows
17 31 (19.38%) Test Automation
18 28 (17.50%) Hyper-V
18 28 (17.50%) Analytical Skills
18 28 (17.50%) Jenkins
18 28 (17.50%) VMware
18 28 (17.50%) VMware Infrastructure
18 28 (17.50%) Information Security
19 27 (16.88%) Continuous Integration

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 13 (8.13%) Apache Spark
2 9 (5.63%) Apache Pig
2 9 (5.63%) Elasticsearch
3 6 (3.75%) Confluence
4 5 (3.13%) MS Exchange
5 4 (2.50%) NetWeaver
5 4 (2.50%) Skype for Business
5 4 (2.50%) WebSphere
5 4 (2.50%) WebSphere Portal
6 3 (1.88%) K2 blackpearl
6 3 (1.88%) SharePoint
7 2 (1.25%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.63%) Apache
8 1 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.63%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (1.88%) Camtasia
1 3 (1.88%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (2.50%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (2.50%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (1.88%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (1.88%) Primavera
2 3 (1.88%) Visualfiles
3 2 (1.25%) SAP S/4HANA
4 1 (0.63%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 42 (26.25%) OpenShift
2 9 (5.63%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (5.63%) IaaS
3 7 (4.38%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (3.13%) Google Cloud Platform
4 5 (3.13%) PaaS
5 3 (1.88%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (1.88%) Amazon S3
5 3 (1.88%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (1.25%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 2 (1.25%) AWS Lambda
6 2 (1.25%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 16 (10.00%) Firewall
2 15 (9.38%) VPN
3 6 (3.75%) DNS
3 6 (3.75%) VLAN
3 6 (3.75%) WAN
4 4 (2.50%) LAN
4 4 (2.50%) PBX
4 4 (2.50%) Reverse Proxy
4 4 (2.50%) Skype
4 4 (2.50%) TCP/IP
4 4 (2.50%) Unified Communications
4 4 (2.50%) WLAN
5 2 (1.25%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (1.25%) DAB
5 2 (1.25%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (10.63%) Big Data
1 17 (10.63%) SQL Server
2 13 (8.13%) Hadoop
3 12 (7.50%) Apache Hive
3 12 (7.50%) Relational Database
4 10 (6.25%) MySQL
5 9 (5.63%) MongoDB
5 9 (5.63%) RDBMS
6 8 (5.00%) Oracle Database
7 4 (2.50%) GIS
7 4 (2.50%) Oracle Database 10g
7 4 (2.50%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (1.88%) Apache Accumulo
8 3 (1.88%) HBase
8 3 (1.88%) Impala
8 3 (1.88%) Power BI
8 3 (1.88%) Sqoop
9 1 (0.63%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 43 (26.88%) Git (software)
2 28 (17.50%) Jenkins
3 10 (6.25%) Cucumber
3 10 (6.25%) Selenium
4 7 (4.38%) JIRA
5 5 (3.13%) Visual Studio
6 4 (2.50%) Subversion
7 1 (0.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.63%) Hudson
7 1 (0.63%) Vagrant
General
1 25 (15.63%) Finance
2 20 (12.50%) Military
3 15 (9.38%) Retail
4 11 (6.88%) Manufacturing
4 11 (6.88%) Publishing
5 6 (3.75%) Marketing
6 4 (2.50%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.88%) Legal
8 1 (0.63%) Banking
Job Titles
1 39 (24.38%) Software Engineer
2 18 (11.25%) Java Engineer
3 16 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
4 15 (9.38%) Consultant
5 14 (8.75%) Java Software Engineer
6 13 (8.13%) Analyst
6 13 (8.13%) Integration Engineer
6 13 (8.13%) Software Tester
6 13 (8.13%) Tester
7 12 (7.50%) Automation Tester
7 12 (7.50%) Developer
8 11 (6.88%) Test Engineer
9 9 (5.63%) Architect
9 9 (5.63%) SAP Consultant
9 9 (5.63%) Test and Integration Engineer
10 8 (5.00%) C++ Software Engineer
10 8 (5.00%) Lead Software Engineer
11 7 (4.38%) Business Analyst
11 7 (4.38%) Java Developer
12 6 (3.75%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (13.75%) ActiveMQ
1 22 (13.75%) JMS
1 22 (13.75%) REST
2 17 (10.63%) CSS
3 15 (9.38%) HTML
4 14 (8.75%) Java EE
5 13 (8.13%) AngularJS
5 13 (8.13%) Apache Camel
5 13 (8.13%) HTML5
5 13 (8.13%) jQuery
6 12 (7.50%) Hibernate
6 12 (7.50%) Spring
7 11 (6.88%) CSS3
8 9 (5.63%) LAMP
8 9 (5.63%) Middleware
8 9 (5.63%) Node.js
9 8 (5.00%) .NET
10 7 (4.38%) J2EE
10 7 (4.38%) JSF
11 6 (3.75%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 28 (17.50%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (6.25%) PKI
3 8 (5.00%) Clustering
3 8 (5.00%) Computer Science
4 5 (3.13%) Tandem
4 5 (3.13%) User Experience
5 4 (2.50%) Video Conferencing
6 3 (1.88%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 2 (1.25%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 84 (52.50%) Linux
2 32 (20.00%) Windows
3 10 (6.25%) Windows Server
4 6 (3.75%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (3.75%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (3.13%) Unix
6 4 (2.50%) Windows 10
7 3 (1.88%) Windows 7
8 2 (1.25%) Windows 2000 Server
8 2 (1.25%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (67.50%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (41.88%) DevOps
3 63 (39.38%) Scrum
4 48 (30.00%) Software Engineering
5 39 (24.38%) Continuous Delivery
6 36 (22.50%) Microservices
7 33 (20.63%) Time Management
7 33 (20.63%) Use Case
8 31 (19.38%) Test Automation
9 28 (17.50%) Information Security
10 27 (16.88%) Continuous Integration
11 24 (15.00%) SDLC
12 22 (13.75%) Integration Testing
12 22 (13.75%) TDD
13 19 (11.88%) Cybersecurity
13 19 (11.88%) Requirements Analysis
13 19 (11.88%) Software Testing
14 18 (11.25%) Biometrics
15 15 (9.38%) Change Management
15 15 (9.38%) OO
Programming Languages
1 97 (60.63%) C
2 80 (50.00%) Java
3 51 (31.88%) Python
4 42 (26.25%) C++
5 36 (22.50%) SQL
6 22 (13.75%) JavaScript
7 19 (11.88%) Perl
8 17 (10.63%) C#
9 11 (6.88%) Ruby
10 7 (4.38%) PowerShell
11 4 (2.50%) ABAP
11 4 (2.50%) PL/SQL
12 3 (1.88%) Bash Shell
12 3 (1.88%) PHP
13 2 (1.25%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 80 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 54 (33.75%) DV Cleared
3 42 (26.25%) Degree
4 27 (16.88%) Numerate Degree
5 7 (4.38%) CISSP
6 5 (3.13%) BPSS Clearance
6 5 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (2.50%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (2.50%) CISM
7 4 (2.50%) MCSA
7 4 (2.50%) MCSE
7 4 (2.50%) SANS
8 3 (1.88%) CCNA
8 3 (1.88%) CREST Certified
8 3 (1.88%) GCIA
8 3 (1.88%) GCIH
8 3 (1.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 3 (1.88%) Sun Certification
9 2 (1.25%) ISTQB
9 2 (1.25%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 6 (3.75%) PCI DSS
2 5 (3.13%) SLA
3 4 (2.50%) GDPR
4 2 (1.25%) NIST 800
System Software
1 44 (27.50%) Docker
2 28 (17.50%) Hyper-V
2 28 (17.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (10.63%) Active Directory
4 3 (1.88%) Apache Flume
4 3 (1.88%) HDFS
4 3 (1.88%) Snort
5 2 (1.25%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 44 (27.50%) Kubernetes
2 22 (13.75%) Kibana
2 22 (13.75%) Prometheus
3 4 (2.50%) Ansible
3 4 (2.50%) Microsoft Clustering
3 4 (2.50%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (2.50%) Puppet
3 4 (2.50%) SCOM
3 4 (2.50%) Terraform
4 3 (1.88%) Trend Micro Deep Security
5 2 (1.25%) Single Sign-On
6 1 (0.63%) Docker Swarm
6 1 (0.63%) HP ALM
6 1 (0.63%) Packer
Vendors
1 28 (17.50%) VMware
2 23 (14.38%) Microsoft
3 21 (13.13%) Oracle
4 14 (8.75%) Atlassian
5 11 (6.88%) SAP
6 5 (3.13%) Google
7 4 (2.50%) Acme Packet
7 4 (2.50%) Cloudera
7 4 (2.50%) Fujitsu
7 4 (2.50%) SolarWinds
7 4 (2.50%) Sonus
8 3 (1.88%) AppDynamics
8 3 (1.88%) Dynatrace
8 3 (1.88%) McAfee
8 3 (1.88%) NetWitness
8 3 (1.88%) Sourcefire
8 3 (1.88%) Splunk
8 3 (1.88%) Sun
8 3 (1.88%) Trend Micro
9 2 (1.25%) Brocade