The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland with a requirement for SC Cleared qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Check (SC) Clearance
UK / Northern Ireland
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 25 -
Permanent jobs citing SC Cleared 0 6 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland - 3.87% -
As % of the Qualifications category - 7.89% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 6 0
Median salary - £35,000 -
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

SC 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 Northern Ireland.

Academic & Professional Certification
Northern Ireland
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 55 76 66
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland 29.10% 49.03% 44.59%
Number of salaries quoted 43 64 37
Median salary £32,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.14% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £43,250 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,674
% change year-on-year - +1.98%  

SC Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Job vacancy trend for SC Cleared in Northern Ireland

SC Cleared
Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SC Cleared in Northern Ireland.

Salary trend for SC Cleared in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, IT jobs citing SC 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 Northern Ireland region with a requirement for SC Cleared.

1 7 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 7 (100.00%) Infrastructure Management
2 4 (57.14%) Patch Management
2 4 (57.14%) Performance Optimisation
2 4 (57.14%) Windows Server
2 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Clustering
2 4 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (57.14%) Enterprise Storage
2 4 (57.14%) SCCM
2 4 (57.14%) VMware
2 4 (57.14%) Clustering
2 4 (57.14%) NetBackup
2 4 (57.14%) ITIL
2 4 (57.14%) MCP
2 4 (57.14%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) SLA
3 3 (42.86%) PL/SQL
3 3 (42.86%) SQL
3 3 (42.86%) Oracle
3 3 (42.86%) Oracle Forms
3 3 (42.86%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (42.86%) Incident Management
3 3 (42.86%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (42.86%) CTC Cleared
3 3 (42.86%) Oracle Database

SC Cleared
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northern Ireland 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle Database
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle Database 11g
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle Forms
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Clustering
1 4 (57.14%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Windows
1 4 (57.14%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Infrastructure Management
2 4 (57.14%) ITIL
2 4 (57.14%) Patch Management
2 4 (57.14%) Performance Optimisation
3 3 (42.86%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) PL/SQL
1 3 (42.86%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (57.14%) MCP
3 3 (42.86%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (57.14%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Clustering
1 4 (57.14%) NetBackup
1 4 (57.14%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) VMware
2 3 (42.86%) Oracle