The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland with a requirement for Security Cleared qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Clearance
UK / Northern Ireland
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 23 7 18
Rank change year-on-year -16 +11  
Permanent jobs citing Security Cleared 20 29 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 7.33% 22.66% 7.62%
As % of the Qualifications category 23.81% 50.00% 17.39%
Number of salaries quoted 10 10 1
Median salary £57,500 £65,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.53% +62.50%  
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 Northern Ireland.

Academic & Professional Certification
Northern Ireland
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 84 58 46
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland 30.77% 45.31% 43.81%
Number of salaries quoted 63 35 30
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +33.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £45,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

Security Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 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 Northern Ireland

Security Cleared
Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Salary trend for Security Cleared in Northern Ireland

Security Cleared
Salary Histogram in Northern Ireland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Security Cleared in Northern Ireland over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Security Cleared in Northern Ireland

Security Cleared
Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Cleared within the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 29 March 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
County Antrim -13 20 £57,500 -11.53%
Security Cleared
UK

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 Northern Ireland region with a requirement for Security Cleared.

1 35 (89.74%) Infrastructure Management
2 23 (58.97%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (48.72%) ITIL
4 11 (28.21%) SC Cleared
5 10 (25.64%) Open Source
5 10 (25.64%) Presales
5 10 (25.64%) PRINCE2
5 10 (25.64%) Java
5 10 (25.64%) UML
5 10 (25.64%) MS Excel
5 10 (25.64%) Microsoft
5 10 (25.64%) TOGAF
6 8 (20.51%) SLA
6 8 (20.51%) Project Management
6 8 (20.51%) Clustering
6 8 (20.51%) NetBackup
6 8 (20.51%) VMware
6 8 (20.51%) Windows
6 8 (20.51%) MCP
6 8 (20.51%) Performance Optimisation
6 8 (20.51%) Windows Server
6 8 (20.51%) Microsoft Clustering
6 8 (20.51%) Patch Management
6 8 (20.51%) VMware Infrastructure
6 8 (20.51%) Enterprise Storage
6 8 (20.51%) SCCM
7 7 (17.95%) Oracle Database 11g
7 7 (17.95%) PMO
7 7 (17.95%) Oracle Database
7 7 (17.95%) PL/SQL

Security 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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (7.69%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 10 (25.64%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (7.69%) SAP CO
1 3 (7.69%) SAP FI
1 3 (7.69%) SAP FI/CO
1 3 (7.69%) SAP IS-U
2 1 (2.56%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (17.95%) Oracle Database
1 7 (17.95%) Oracle Database 11g
2 4 (10.26%) Oracle Database 12c
3 3 (7.69%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (2.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (10.26%) Visual Studio
2 3 (7.69%) Oracle Forms
2 3 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (7.69%) Finance
1 3 (7.69%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 10 (25.64%) Architect
1 10 (25.64%) Project Manager
1 10 (25.64%) Technical Architect
2 8 (20.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 7 (17.95%) Junior
3 7 (17.95%) Junior Project Manager
4 4 (10.26%) .NET Developer
4 4 (10.26%) Developer
5 3 (7.69%) Analyst
5 3 (7.69%) Consultant
5 3 (7.69%) SAP CO Consultant
5 3 (7.69%) SAP Consultant
5 3 (7.69%) SAP FI Consultant
5 3 (7.69%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
5 3 (7.69%) Senior .NET Developer
5 3 (7.69%) Senior Developer
5 3 (7.69%) Support Analyst
6 1 (2.56%) Head of Information
6 1 (2.56%) Head of Information Security
6 1 (2.56%) Head of Security
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.26%) .NET
1 4 (10.26%) ASP.NET
1 4 (10.26%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (20.51%) Clustering
1 8 (20.51%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (2.56%) CESG
2 1 (2.56%) CESG CLAS
2 1 (2.56%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (20.51%) Windows
1 8 (20.51%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (89.74%) Infrastructure Management
2 23 (58.97%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (48.72%) ITIL
4 10 (25.64%) Open Source
4 10 (25.64%) Presales
4 10 (25.64%) PRINCE2
4 10 (25.64%) TOGAF
4 10 (25.64%) UML
5 8 (20.51%) Patch Management
5 8 (20.51%) Performance Optimisation
5 8 (20.51%) Project Management
6 7 (17.95%) Scrum
7 6 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (10.26%) Change Control
9 3 (7.69%) Business Analysis
9 3 (7.69%) Incident Management
9 3 (7.69%) ITIL V3
10 1 (2.56%) Business Continuity
10 1 (2.56%) Information Security
10 1 (2.56%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 10 (25.64%) Java
2 7 (17.95%) PL/SQL
2 7 (17.95%) SQL
3 4 (10.26%) C#
3 4 (10.26%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.56%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 11 (28.21%) SC Cleared
2 8 (20.51%) MCP
3 3 (7.69%) CTC Cleared
3 3 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (2.56%) CISA
4 1 (2.56%) CISM
4 1 (2.56%) CISSP
4 1 (2.56%) CLAS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (20.51%) SLA
2 7 (17.95%) PMO
3 1 (2.56%) COBIT
3 1 (2.56%) ISO 9001
3 1 (2.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (20.51%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (20.51%) Microsoft Clustering
1 8 (20.51%) NetBackup
1 8 (20.51%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (25.64%) Microsoft
2 8 (20.51%) VMware
3 7 (17.95%) Oracle
4 3 (7.69%) ESRI
4 3 (7.69%) SAP