Security Cleared Jobs in the North West

Security Clearance
England > North West

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for Security Cleared qualifications. It includes a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months leading up to 24 July 2024, comparing them to the same period in the previous two years.

6 months to
24 Jul 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 29 17 30
Rank change year-on-year -12 +13 +15
Permanent jobs citing Security Cleared 520 726 859
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North West 5.51% 11.12% 8.47%
As % of the Qualifications category 24.95% 32.51% 29.73%
Number of salaries quoted 270 197 514
10th Percentile £37,500 £38,250 £28,250
25th Percentile £47,250 £47,500 £38,037
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £61,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year -10.57% +23.00% -4.76%
75th Percentile £65,000 £78,500 £62,827
90th Percentile £75,025 £84,000 £85,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -4.17% +9.09% -3.36%

All Academic and Professional Certifications
North West

Security Cleared falls under the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. For comparison with the information above, the following table provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications in the North West.

Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 2,084 2,233 2,889
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North West 22.09% 34.21% 28.49%
Number of salaries quoted 1,303 826 1,373
10th Percentile £26,250 £30,000 £26,550
25th Percentile £37,500 £41,250 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £56,750 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year -11.89% +19.47% -5.00%
75th Percentile £63,750 £68,750 £62,500
90th Percentile £78,664 £80,000 £80,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -8.33% +9.09% -

Security Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Security Cleared as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Security Cleared in the North West

Security Cleared
Salary Trend in the North West

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Security Cleared in the North West.

Salary trend for Security Cleared in the North West

Security Cleared
Salary Histogram in the North West

Salary distribution for jobs citing Security Cleared in the North West over the 6 months to 24 July 2024.

Salary histogram for Security Cleared in the North West

Security Cleared
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Cleared within the North West region over the 6 months to 24 July 2024. 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
Jobs
Manchester -22 267 £57,500 -11.54% 43
Merseyside -5 99 £55,000 -8.33% 13
Cheshire +33 85 £54,223 +50.62% 37
Lancashire -7 42 £51,750 +3.50% 17
Cumbria 0 24 £48,000 +2.56% 16
Security Cleared
England

Security Cleared
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 41 (7.88%) ArcGIS
2 37 (7.12%) GeoServer
3 19 (3.65%) Apache
4 13 (2.50%) Apache Spark
5 9 (1.73%) IIS
6 8 (1.54%) Tomcat
6 8 (1.54%) WebLogic
7 7 (1.35%) SharePoint
8 6 (1.15%) Confluence
8 6 (1.15%) Microsoft Exchange
9 2 (0.38%) Appian
9 2 (0.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 2 (0.38%) SAS
10 1 (0.19%) OpenStack
Applications
1 8 (1.54%) Sketch
2 6 (1.15%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (1.15%) MS Visio
3 5 (0.96%) AutoCAD
4 4 (0.77%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (0.58%) Microsoft Excel
6 2 (0.38%) Revit
7 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 15 (2.88%) NEC Housing
2 10 (1.92%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
3 6 (1.15%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.38%) Oracle ERP
4 2 (0.38%) Primavera
4 2 (0.38%) SAP PLM
4 2 (0.38%) SAP PM
5 1 (0.19%) IBM Planning Analytics
5 1 (0.19%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.19%) Oracle Payroll
5 1 (0.19%) PeopleSoft HCM
5 1 (0.19%) SAP GRC
5 1 (0.19%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 116 (22.31%) Azure
2 115 (22.12%) AWS
3 19 (3.65%) Amazon EKS
4 16 (3.08%) GCP
5 13 (2.50%) AWS CloudFormation
5 13 (2.50%) AWS Lambda
5 13 (2.50%) Dynamics 365
5 13 (2.50%) Microsoft 365
5 13 (2.50%) Serverless
6 12 (2.31%) Miro
6 12 (2.31%) OpenShift
7 10 (1.92%) dbt
8 9 (1.73%) SaaS
9 8 (1.54%) Amazon SQS
9 8 (1.54%) Figma
9 8 (1.54%) Heroku
10 6 (1.15%) PaaS
10 6 (1.15%) Power Platform
11 4 (0.77%) Power Automate
11 4 (0.77%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 17 (3.27%) BGP
2 15 (2.88%) Firewall
3 12 (2.31%) TCP/IP
4 11 (2.12%) AMQP
5 9 (1.73%) DNS
5 9 (1.73%) OSPF
6 8 (1.54%) SSL
7 7 (1.35%) Network Security
7 7 (1.35%) SAN
7 7 (1.35%) Software-Defined Radio
7 7 (1.35%) Wireless
8 6 (1.15%) EIGRP
9 5 (0.96%) HSRP
9 5 (0.96%) IPsec
9 5 (0.96%) LAN
9 5 (0.96%) VLAN
10 4 (0.77%) Cisco Firepower
10 4 (0.77%) MPLS
10 4 (0.77%) TETRA
10 4 (0.77%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (8.65%) PostgreSQL
2 41 (7.88%) GIS
3 37 (7.12%) QGIS
4 23 (4.42%) Oracle Database
5 20 (3.85%) SQL Server
6 15 (2.88%) Big Data
7 11 (2.12%) Cloudera CDH
7 11 (2.12%) Hadoop
8 10 (1.92%) RDBMS
8 10 (1.92%) Relational Database
9 8 (1.54%) Amazon RDS
10 7 (1.35%) Oracle Database 12c
11 6 (1.15%) Power BI
12 4 (0.77%) Geospatial Data
12 4 (0.77%) NoSQL
13 2 (0.38%) Azkaban
13 2 (0.38%) MySQL
13 2 (0.38%) Spark SQL
14 1 (0.19%) Data Mining
14 1 (0.19%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 30 (5.77%) JIRA
2 7 (1.35%) GitLab
3 6 (1.15%) Git
4 3 (0.58%) Burp Suite
4 3 (0.58%) Jenkins
4 3 (0.58%) Metasploit
5 2 (0.38%) RStudio
5 2 (0.38%) SonarQube
5 2 (0.38%) Terragrunt
5 2 (0.38%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.19%) Cypress.io
6 1 (0.19%) Fiddler
6 1 (0.19%) GDB
6 1 (0.19%) Maven
6 1 (0.19%) MSI
6 1 (0.19%) Postman
6 1 (0.19%) Selenium
6 1 (0.19%) SoapUI
General
1 88 (16.92%) Social Skills
2 52 (10.00%) Aerospace
3 48 (9.23%) Finance
4 44 (8.46%) Public Sector
5 33 (6.35%) Analytical Skills
6 19 (3.65%) Inclusion and Diversity
6 19 (3.65%) Local Government
7 17 (3.27%) Police
8 16 (3.08%) Law
9 13 (2.50%) Manufacturing
10 8 (1.54%) Electronics
10 8 (1.54%) Military
11 7 (1.35%) Back Office
12 6 (1.15%) Avionics
12 6 (1.15%) Retail
13 5 (0.96%) Presentation Skills
14 3 (0.58%) Games
15 2 (0.38%) Marketing
16 1 (0.19%) Legal
16 1 (0.19%) Organisational Skills
Job Titles
1 88 (16.92%) Senior
2 61 (11.73%) Software Engineer
3 59 (11.35%) Architect
4 57 (10.96%) Lead
5 48 (9.23%) Developer
6 39 (7.50%) Systems Engineer
7 24 (4.62%) Analyst
8 23 (4.42%) DevOps Engineer
8 23 (4.42%) Senior Software Engineer
9 19 (3.65%) Solutions Architect
10 15 (2.88%) Designer
11 14 (2.69%) Consultant
11 14 (2.69%) DV Cleared Software Engineer
12 13 (2.50%) Applications Support
12 13 (2.50%) Linux Engineer
12 13 (2.50%) Software Developer
13 12 (2.31%) Product Manager
13 12 (2.31%) Project Manager
14 11 (2.12%) Network Engineer
14 11 (2.12%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (12.31%) React
2 45 (8.65%) .NET
3 38 (7.31%) CSS
4 37 (7.12%) .NET Core
4 37 (7.12%) Leaflet
4 37 (7.12%) OpenLayers
4 37 (7.12%) PostGIS
5 24 (4.62%) Spring Boot
6 23 (4.42%) Node.js
7 19 (3.65%) RabbitMQ
8 17 (3.27%) AngularJS
9 16 (3.08%) Spring
10 12 (2.31%) HTML
10 12 (2.31%) Swagger
11 11 (2.12%) Django
11 11 (2.12%) gRPC
11 11 (2.12%) Material-UI
11 11 (2.12%) OpenAPI
11 11 (2.12%) REST
12 8 (1.54%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 24 (4.62%) Operational Technology
2 22 (4.23%) Cloud Native
3 17 (3.27%) Public Cloud
4 15 (2.88%) Self-Motivation
5 14 (2.69%) Data Centre
6 13 (2.50%) Driving Licence
7 12 (2.31%) SCADA
8 10 (1.92%) Product Ownership
9 9 (1.73%) Enterprise Software
9 9 (1.73%) Industrial Internet of Things
9 9 (1.73%) Management Information System
9 9 (1.73%) Private Cloud
10 6 (1.15%) Greenfield Project
10 6 (1.15%) Security Operations Centre
11 5 (0.96%) Analytical Mindset
11 5 (0.96%) IoT
12 4 (0.77%) Mobile App
13 3 (0.58%) Enterprise Cloud
13 3 (0.58%) PKI
13 3 (0.58%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 79 (15.19%) Linux
2 41 (7.88%) Windows
3 31 (5.96%) Unix
4 23 (4.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 17 (3.27%) Solaris
6 12 (2.31%) CentOS
6 12 (2.31%) Ubuntu
7 11 (2.12%) Debian
8 6 (1.15%) Android
9 4 (0.77%) VMS
9 4 (0.77%) Windows 10
10 3 (0.58%) Kali Linux
10 3 (0.58%) Windows Server
11 1 (0.19%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.19%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.19%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 171 (32.88%) Agile
2 162 (31.15%) Actionable Insight
3 105 (20.19%) DevOps
4 88 (16.92%) Software Engineering
5 55 (10.58%) Cybersecurity
5 55 (10.58%) Scrum
6 51 (9.81%) Mentoring
7 47 (9.04%) Collaborative Working
8 45 (8.65%) Project Management
9 43 (8.27%) Kanban
10 41 (7.88%) CI/CD
10 41 (7.88%) Coaching
11 40 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
12 38 (7.31%) Open Source
12 38 (7.31%) Problem-Solving
12 38 (7.31%) Stakeholder Management
13 37 (7.12%) Web Development
14 35 (6.73%) SDLC
15 30 (5.77%) User Research
15 30 (5.77%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
Programming Languages
1 82 (15.77%) Python
2 72 (13.85%) JavaScript
3 41 (7.88%) C#
4 34 (6.54%) Java
5 15 (2.88%) SQL
6 13 (2.50%) C++
7 11 (2.12%) TypeScript
8 8 (1.54%) Shell Script
9 5 (0.96%) PowerShell
10 4 (0.77%) Bash
10 4 (0.77%) Bicep
10 4 (0.77%) R
11 3 (0.58%) Kusto Query Language
12 2 (0.38%) C
13 1 (0.19%) Go
13 1 (0.19%) MATLAB
13 1 (0.19%) Ruby
13 1 (0.19%) Scala
Qualifications
1 360 (69.23%) SC Cleared
2 86 (16.54%) DV Cleared
3 62 (11.92%) Degree
4 16 (3.08%) Azure Certification
5 14 (2.69%) CISA
5 14 (2.69%) CISM
5 14 (2.69%) CRISC
6 12 (2.31%) BC Cleared
7 10 (1.92%) AWS Certification
7 10 (1.92%) BPSS Clearance
8 8 (1.54%) AWS Certified Solutions Architect
8 8 (1.54%) CESG Certified Professional
8 8 (1.54%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 7 (1.35%) CTC Cleared
9 7 (1.35%) DBS Check
9 7 (1.35%) Oracle Certification
10 6 (1.15%) CREST Certified
10 6 (1.15%) Microsoft Certification
11 5 (0.96%) CCNP
11 5 (0.96%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (7.12%) Accessibility
2 26 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 15 (2.88%) SLA
4 14 (2.69%) GDPR
4 14 (2.69%) GRC
5 10 (1.92%) WCAG
6 9 (1.73%) PCI DSS
7 7 (1.35%) ISO/IEC 15288
8 6 (1.15%) COBIT
9 5 (0.96%) QA
10 3 (0.58%) Data Quality
10 3 (0.58%) NIST
11 2 (0.38%) PMO
12 1 (0.19%) Actionable Recommendations
12 1 (0.19%) Cyber Essentials
12 1 (0.19%) Def Stans
System Software
1 23 (4.42%) Docker
2 15 (2.88%) Active Directory
3 7 (1.35%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (0.96%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (0.77%) Firmware
5 4 (0.77%) KVM
5 4 (0.77%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (0.58%) SRDF
6 3 (0.58%) VMware Server
6 3 (0.58%) vSphere
7 1 (0.19%) Lustre
7 1 (0.19%) Slurm Workload Manager
7 1 (0.19%) Snort
7 1 (0.19%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 35 (6.73%) Terraform
2 34 (6.54%) Kubernetes
3 33 (6.35%) Ansible
4 11 (2.12%) Puppet
5 8 (1.54%) SCCM
6 6 (1.15%) OpenView
6 6 (1.15%) SCOM
7 5 (0.96%) WSUS
8 3 (0.58%) Nessus
8 3 (0.58%) Nmap
9 1 (0.19%) Icinga
9 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Intune
9 1 (0.19%) Proxmox
9 1 (0.19%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 57 (10.96%) Microsoft
2 37 (7.12%) ESRI
3 30 (5.77%) Oracle
4 23 (4.42%) Red Hat
5 20 (3.85%) Cisco
6 15 (2.88%) NEC
7 13 (2.50%) ServiceNow
7 13 (2.50%) VMware
8 12 (2.31%) Google
9 11 (2.12%) SaltStack
10 10 (1.92%) Sparx
11 7 (1.35%) BMC
12 6 (1.15%) HP
12 6 (1.15%) Remedy
13 5 (0.96%) Thales
14 4 (0.77%) Dell
14 4 (0.77%) EMC
14 4 (0.77%) IBM
14 4 (0.77%) Juniper
14 4 (0.77%) SAP