The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for Security Cleared qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 23 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Clearance
England / North West
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 106 140 107
Rank change year-on-year +34 -33  
Permanent jobs citing Security Cleared 164 103 176
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.58% 1.80% 2.67%
As % of the Qualifications category 11.39% 7.47% 9.81%
Number of salaries quoted 85 78 130
Median salary £37,500 £46,250 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.91% -11.90%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,900 £30,223 £33,277
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £46,500
% change year-on-year - -3.22%  

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West.

Academic & Professional Certification
North West
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 1440 1378 1794
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 22.67% 24.05% 27.26%
Number of salaries quoted 1070 1120 1377
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £61,215 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

Security Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West citing Security Cleared as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for Security Cleared in the North West

Security Cleared
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT 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

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Security Cleared in the North West over the 3 months to 23 April 2017.

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 3 months to 23 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +24 92 £37,500 -34.78% 12
Cheshire +16 28 £35,000 +15.80% 3
Merseyside +14 26 £27,500 -52.17% 1
Cumbria -3 6 £40,000 -15.78% 1
Lancashire -7 6 £50,000 +29.03% 2
Security Cleared
England

For the 6 months to 23 April 2017, IT jobs citing Security Cleared also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for Security Cleared.

1 173 (52.11%) SC Cleared
2 102 (30.72%) ITIL
3 86 (25.90%) DV Cleared
4 83 (25.00%) Java
5 82 (24.70%) Windows
6 81 (24.40%) Agile Software Development
7 74 (22.29%) Degree
8 67 (20.18%) Information Security
9 65 (19.58%) C#
10 64 (19.28%) C
11 62 (18.67%) Oracle
11 62 (18.67%) Scrum
12 61 (18.37%) Linux
13 58 (17.47%) Python
14 55 (16.57%) SDLC
15 53 (15.96%) DevOps
16 51 (15.36%) Time Management
17 50 (15.06%) VMware
18 49 (14.76%) Microsoft
19 45 (13.55%) VMware Infrastructure
20 44 (13.25%) Software Engineering
20 44 (13.25%) Active Directory
20 44 (13.25%) SQL
21 42 (12.65%) Ruby
22 39 (11.75%) HP
22 39 (11.75%) Service Management
23 37 (11.14%) Telecoms
23 37 (11.14%) JavaScript
23 37 (11.14%) Big Data
24 36 (10.84%) Java EE

Security Cleared
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 29 (8.73%) Apache Pig
2 28 (8.43%) Apache Spark
2 28 (8.43%) Elasticsearch
3 16 (4.82%) Confluence
3 16 (4.82%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 16 (4.82%) Skype for Business
4 13 (3.92%) Oracle Service Bus
5 7 (2.11%) Apache
5 7 (2.11%) IBM Notes
6 5 (1.51%) WebLogic
7 3 (0.90%) Oracle Workflow
7 3 (0.90%) WebLogic Portal
8 2 (0.60%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (0.60%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.30%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.30%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.30%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.30%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 19 (5.72%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.60%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.60%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.30%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (2.11%) Remedy ITSM
2 5 (1.51%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.90%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.60%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.30%) Oracle CRM
5 1 (0.30%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.30%) Oracle iProcurement
5 1 (0.30%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.30%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.30%) Remedy AR System
5 1 (0.30%) SAP BPC
5 1 (0.30%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.30%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.30%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.30%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 16 (4.82%) Office 365
2 15 (4.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (3.61%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (1.20%) SaaS
5 1 (0.30%) GitHub
5 1 (0.30%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.30%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 22 (6.63%) Firewall
2 19 (5.72%) DNS
3 16 (4.82%) DHCP
3 16 (4.82%) Skype
3 16 (4.82%) Unified Communications
4 15 (4.52%) FTP
4 15 (4.52%) HTTP
5 12 (3.61%) HTTPS
5 12 (3.61%) SSL
6 9 (2.71%) Intrusion Detection
7 7 (2.11%) VoIP
8 6 (1.81%) LAN
8 6 (1.81%) WAN
9 5 (1.51%) Internet
9 5 (1.51%) LDAP
10 4 (1.20%) Network Security
10 4 (1.20%) SNMP
10 4 (1.20%) TCP/IP
11 3 (0.90%) Cisco Nexus
11 3 (0.90%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (11.14%) Big Data
2 33 (9.94%) Relational Database
3 29 (8.73%) Apache Hive
3 29 (8.73%) Hadoop
4 28 (8.43%) MongoDB
4 28 (8.43%) MySQL
4 28 (8.43%) RDBMS
4 28 (8.43%) SQL Server
5 10 (3.01%) SQL Server 2005
5 10 (3.01%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (1.81%) Oracle Database
6 6 (1.81%) Siebel EIM
7 4 (1.20%) Oracle BI EE
8 3 (0.90%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (0.60%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (0.60%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 2 (0.60%) Oracle Database 10g
9 2 (0.60%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (0.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.30%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 27 (8.13%) Selenium
2 25 (7.53%) Cucumber
3 17 (5.12%) JIRA
4 16 (4.82%) Jenkins
5 14 (4.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 13 (3.92%) JMeter
6 13 (3.92%) LoadRunner
7 9 (2.71%) MSI
8 8 (2.41%) Bitbucket
8 8 (2.41%) InstallShield
9 7 (2.11%) EasyMock
9 7 (2.11%) JUnit
10 5 (1.51%) Gatling
11 2 (0.60%) Git (software)
11 2 (0.60%) Sonatype Nexus
11 2 (0.60%) Vagrant
11 2 (0.60%) Visual Studio
12 1 (0.30%) JDeveloper
12 1 (0.30%) SoapUI
12 1 (0.30%) Subversion
General
1 37 (11.14%) Telecoms
2 29 (8.73%) Military
3 13 (3.92%) Retail
4 11 (3.31%) Finance
4 11 (3.31%) Marketing
5 9 (2.71%) Banking
5 9 (2.71%) Legal
5 9 (2.71%) Manufacturing
6 3 (0.90%) Electronics
7 1 (0.30%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.30%) Games
7 1 (0.30%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 45 (13.55%) Analyst
2 44 (13.25%) Developer
3 28 (8.43%) Software Engineer
4 24 (7.23%) Administrator
5 23 (6.93%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 22 (6.63%) Test Engineer
7 18 (5.42%) Java Engineer
7 18 (5.42%) Java Software Engineer
7 18 (5.42%) Software Developer
8 17 (5.12%) Service Analyst
9 16 (4.82%) Consultant
9 16 (4.82%) Java Developer
10 15 (4.52%) Java Software Developer
11 13 (3.92%) Network Manager
11 13 (3.92%) Network Operations Manager
11 13 (3.92%) Operations Manager
11 13 (3.92%) Test Automation Engineer
12 12 (3.61%) C# Developer
12 12 (3.61%) JavaScript Developer
12 12 (3.61%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (10.84%) Java EE
2 35 (10.54%) Spring
3 34 (10.24%) Web Services
4 28 (8.43%) Apache Camel
4 28 (8.43%) Hibernate
4 28 (8.43%) Middleware
5 27 (8.13%) HTML
6 24 (7.23%) .NET
7 23 (6.93%) AngularJS
7 23 (6.93%) CSS
8 21 (6.33%) jQuery
9 18 (5.42%) CSS3
9 18 (5.42%) HTML5
9 18 (5.42%) Node.js
9 18 (5.42%) XML
10 16 (4.82%) ASP.NET
11 14 (4.22%) LAMP
11 14 (4.22%) XSLT
12 13 (3.92%) J2EE
13 12 (3.61%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 28 (8.43%) Analytical Skills
1 28 (8.43%) Computer Science
2 25 (7.53%) PKI
3 20 (6.02%) Management Information System
4 12 (3.61%) Cyberthreat
5 11 (3.31%) Algorithms
6 9 (2.71%) Cybercrime
7 7 (2.11%) Clustering
7 7 (2.11%) CMDB
7 7 (2.11%) Wiki
8 5 (1.51%) Blackberry
8 5 (1.51%) Cyber Defence
8 5 (1.51%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (1.20%) Data Centre
9 4 (1.20%) e-Health
9 4 (1.20%) User Experience
10 3 (0.90%) CESG
11 2 (0.60%) Replication
12 1 (0.30%) EPoS
12 1 (0.30%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 82 (24.70%) Windows
2 61 (18.37%) Linux
3 20 (6.02%) Windows 7
4 16 (4.82%) Unix
5 11 (3.31%) Windows Server
5 11 (3.31%) Windows Server 2003
6 10 (3.01%) Windows 10
7 8 (2.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (2.11%) CentOS
9 4 (1.20%) Windows 8
10 3 (0.90%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (0.90%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (0.60%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.30%) AIX
12 1 (0.30%) Android
12 1 (0.30%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.30%) HPUX
12 1 (0.30%) Solaris
12 1 (0.30%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (30.72%) ITIL
2 81 (24.40%) Agile Software Development
3 67 (20.18%) Information Security
4 62 (18.67%) Scrum
5 55 (16.57%) SDLC
6 53 (15.96%) DevOps
7 51 (15.36%) Time Management
8 44 (13.25%) Software Engineering
9 39 (11.75%) Service Management
10 35 (10.54%) Visualisation
11 32 (9.64%) Analytics
12 28 (8.43%) Cybersecurity
12 28 (8.43%) Data Analytics
12 28 (8.43%) Service Design
13 26 (7.83%) Service Delivery
14 25 (7.53%) Test Scripting
15 21 (6.33%) Continuous Improvement
15 21 (6.33%) ITIL V3
16 20 (6.02%) Change Control
16 20 (6.02%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 83 (25.00%) Java
2 65 (19.58%) C#
3 64 (19.28%) C
4 58 (17.47%) Python
5 44 (13.25%) SQL
6 42 (12.65%) Ruby
7 37 (11.14%) JavaScript
8 31 (9.34%) Perl
9 30 (9.04%) C++
10 25 (7.53%) PowerShell
11 12 (3.61%) VB
11 12 (3.61%) XPath
12 10 (3.01%) Shell Script
13 8 (2.41%) PL/SQL
13 8 (2.41%) VBScript
14 4 (1.20%) Bash Shell
15 3 (0.90%) ABAP
15 3 (0.90%) STATISTICA Visual Basic
16 2 (0.60%) PHP
17 1 (0.30%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 173 (52.11%) SC Cleared
2 86 (25.90%) DV Cleared
3 74 (22.29%) Degree
4 34 (10.24%) Cisco Certification
4 34 (10.24%) ITIL Certification
5 25 (7.53%) CCNP
6 23 (6.93%) BC Cleared
7 22 (6.63%) ISTQB
8 20 (6.02%) ISEB
9 18 (5.42%) CISSP
10 16 (4.82%) CISM
10 16 (4.82%) Microsoft Certification
11 15 (4.52%) MCSE
12 11 (3.31%) MCP
13 9 (2.71%) BPSS Clearance
13 9 (2.71%) CCNA
14 7 (2.11%) CISA
15 5 (1.51%) DBS Check
16 4 (1.20%) MCSA
17 3 (0.90%) Siebel Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (7.83%) SLA
2 21 (6.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 13 (3.92%) PCI DSS
4 12 (3.61%) Cyber Essentials
5 3 (0.90%) COBIT
6 2 (0.60%) JSP 440
6 2 (0.60%) QA
6 2 (0.60%) RMADS
System Software
1 45 (13.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 44 (13.25%) Active Directory
3 36 (10.84%) Hyper-V
4 13 (3.92%) vSphere
5 9 (2.71%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (0.90%) Oracle RAC
6 3 (0.90%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.60%) Docker
8 1 (0.30%) NDS
8 1 (0.30%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 24 (7.23%) SCCM
2 20 (6.02%) SCOrch
3 13 (3.92%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (1.20%) BMC PATROL
4 4 (1.20%) Nagios
4 4 (1.20%) OpenView
4 4 (1.20%) Tivoli
4 4 (1.20%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
5 2 (0.60%) Microsoft Clustering
5 2 (0.60%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.60%) Oracle Identity Management
5 2 (0.60%) Oracle RMAN
5 2 (0.60%) Puppet
5 2 (0.60%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (0.60%) vCenter Server
6 1 (0.30%) BladeLogic
6 1 (0.30%) Data Guard
6 1 (0.30%) FortiGate
6 1 (0.30%) Oracle Identity Manager
6 1 (0.30%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 62 (18.67%) Oracle
2 50 (15.06%) VMware
3 49 (14.76%) Microsoft
4 39 (11.75%) HP
5 31 (9.34%) Cisco
6 16 (4.82%) IBM
7 12 (3.61%) Remedy
8 11 (3.31%) Siebel
9 9 (2.71%) Red Hat
10 8 (2.41%) Citrix
11 7 (2.11%) Informatica
11 7 (2.11%) Juniper
11 7 (2.11%) Lotus
11 7 (2.11%) SAP
12 6 (1.81%) BMC
13 4 (1.20%) Atlassian
13 4 (1.20%) CA
13 4 (1.20%) Compuware
13 4 (1.20%) Dynatrace
13 4 (1.20%) Nimsoft
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