Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for SC Cleared qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Check (SC) Clearance
England > South West
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 45 31 62
Rank change year-on-year -14 +31 -10
Permanent jobs citing SC Cleared 635 781 530
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 6.22% 7.19% 4.46%
As % of the Qualifications category 20.80% 21.86% 14.55%
Number of salaries quoted 463 602 438
South West median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.53% - -5.56%
10th Percentile £27,550 £24,000 £29,750
90th Percentile £71,250 £65,000 £58,750
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,750
% change year-on-year +5.56% -1.64% -8.50%

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 permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
South West
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 3053 3572 3642
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 29.89% 32.88% 30.63%
Number of salaries quoted 2342 2797 2915
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £23,000 £23,750 £23,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £63,750 £60,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

SC Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing SC Cleared as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for SC Cleared in the South West

SC Cleared
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Salary trend for SC Cleared in the South West

SC Cleared
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SC Cleared in the South West over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Salary histogram for SC Cleared in the South West

SC Cleared
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SC Cleared within the South West region over the 6 months to 19 November 2017. 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
Bristol -2 235 £40,750 -11.89% 4
Wiltshire -2 215 £45,000 +28.57% 11
Gloucestershire -47 67 £60,000 +26.32% 2
Somerset -21 56 £40,000 - 1
Devon +25 19 £44,000 +17.33% 2
Dorset +10 18 £45,000 +80.00% 2
Cornwall +3 1 £25,750 -57.08%
SC Cleared
England

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 South West region with a requirement for SC Cleared.

1 635 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 204 (32.13%) DV Cleared
3 174 (27.40%) ITIL
4 157 (24.72%) Microsoft
5 154 (24.25%) Windows
6 146 (22.99%) Agile Software Development
7 125 (19.69%) Linux
8 122 (19.21%) Degree
9 121 (19.06%) Java
10 100 (15.75%) Software Engineering
11 90 (14.17%) Service Management
12 87 (13.70%) Management Information System
12 87 (13.70%) VMware
13 85 (13.39%) TCP/IP
14 84 (13.23%) C
14 84 (13.23%) Information Security
15 83 (13.07%) SQL
16 82 (12.91%) VMware Infrastructure
17 80 (12.60%) Cisco Certification
18 79 (12.44%) DNS
19 77 (12.13%) Business Intelligence
20 73 (11.50%) SQL Server
21 70 (11.02%) TOGAF
22 69 (10.87%) .NET
23 68 (10.71%) DHCP
23 68 (10.71%) Test Automation
24 67 (10.55%) Project Management
25 66 (10.39%) SIEM
26 65 (10.24%) C#
27 64 (10.08%) UML

SC Cleared
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South 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 46 (7.24%) SharePoint
2 21 (3.31%) SharePoint 2013
3 19 (2.99%) CMS
4 16 (2.52%) IIS
5 14 (2.20%) Apache
6 11 (1.73%) SharePoint 2010
7 10 (1.57%) Elasticsearch
8 8 (1.26%) WebLogic
9 7 (1.10%) MS Project Server
9 7 (1.10%) OpenStack
10 6 (0.94%) BizTalk Server
10 6 (0.94%) Cloud Foundry
10 6 (0.94%) JBoss
10 6 (0.94%) MS Exchange
10 6 (0.94%) Tomcat
10 6 (0.94%) WebSphere
11 5 (0.79%) Alfresco
11 5 (0.79%) Joomla!
11 5 (0.79%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 4 (0.63%) Drupal
Applications
1 31 (4.88%) Microsoft Office
2 15 (2.36%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 15 (2.36%) Adobe Illustrator
3 13 (2.05%) Microsoft Excel
3 13 (2.05%) Microsoft Project
4 3 (0.47%) Simulink
5 2 (0.31%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.31%) OrCAD
6 1 (0.16%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.16%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 8 (1.26%) Maximo
2 6 (0.94%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.31%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.31%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 2 (0.31%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.16%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.16%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (0.16%) LabWindows
4 1 (0.16%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 37 (5.83%) Microsoft Azure
2 22 (3.46%) Amazon AWS
3 18 (2.83%) Amazon S3
4 11 (1.73%) Cloud Computing
5 9 (1.42%) Office 365
6 6 (0.94%) OpenShift
7 5 (0.79%) PaaS
7 5 (0.79%) SaaS
8 4 (0.63%) GitHub
9 2 (0.31%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 85 (13.39%) TCP/IP
2 79 (12.44%) DNS
3 68 (10.71%) DHCP
4 64 (10.08%) Firewall
5 50 (7.87%) HTTP
6 48 (7.56%) FTP
7 39 (6.14%) SMTP
8 38 (5.98%) Wireshark
9 37 (5.83%) LAN
9 37 (5.83%) WAN
10 35 (5.51%) Internet
11 33 (5.20%) Network Security
12 30 (4.72%) X.400
13 29 (4.57%) BGP
14 28 (4.41%) Wireless
15 25 (3.94%) Cisco IOS
16 24 (3.78%) Cisco Nexus
16 24 (3.78%) EIGRP
16 24 (3.78%) NX-OS
17 22 (3.46%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (11.50%) SQL Server
2 49 (7.72%) Hadoop
3 33 (5.20%) Data Warehouse
4 23 (3.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 20 (3.15%) SQL Server 2012
6 19 (2.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 15 (2.36%) SQL Server 2014
8 13 (2.05%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 13 (2.05%) Power BI
9 11 (1.73%) Oracle Database
10 9 (1.42%) MS Access
10 9 (1.42%) SQL Server 2016
11 7 (1.10%) Big Data
11 7 (1.10%) QlikView
12 6 (0.94%) MongoDB
12 6 (0.94%) PostgreSQL
12 6 (0.94%) SQL Server 2005
12 6 (0.94%) SQL Server 2008
13 5 (0.79%) RDBMS
13 5 (0.79%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 61 (9.61%) Team Foundation Server
2 34 (5.35%) Visual Studio
3 24 (3.78%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 22 (3.46%) Rational DOORS
5 11 (1.73%) Jenkins
5 11 (1.73%) Oracle Forms
5 11 (1.73%) Subversion
6 10 (1.57%) gulp
6 10 (1.57%) Jasmine
6 10 (1.57%) Karma Test Runner
6 10 (1.57%) NuGet
7 9 (1.42%) Maven
8 7 (1.10%) SpecFlow
9 6 (0.94%) Eclipse
9 6 (0.94%) Rational Rhapsody
10 5 (0.79%) Cucumber
10 5 (0.79%) Git (software)
10 5 (0.79%) Selenium
11 4 (0.63%) JUnit
11 4 (0.63%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 56 (8.82%) Finance
2 28 (4.41%) Military
3 24 (3.78%) Manufacturing
4 23 (3.62%) Electronics
5 19 (2.99%) Aerospace
6 18 (2.83%) Telecoms
7 16 (2.52%) Marketing
8 15 (2.36%) Games
8 15 (2.36%) Multimedia
9 2 (0.31%) Advertising
9 2 (0.31%) Automotive
9 2 (0.31%) Avionics
9 2 (0.31%) Law
9 2 (0.31%) Legal
10 1 (0.16%) Back Office
10 1 (0.16%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 122 (19.21%) Developer
2 104 (16.38%) Analyst
3 70 (11.02%) Consultant
4 60 (9.45%) Network Engineer
5 51 (8.03%) Architect
6 47 (7.40%) Java Developer
7 40 (6.30%) Security Engineer
8 37 (5.83%) Lead Developer
9 30 (4.72%) Solutions Architect
10 29 (4.57%) Software Engineer
11 26 (4.09%) Applications Developer
11 26 (4.09%) Systems Engineer
12 25 (3.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 25 (3.94%) Network Security Engineer
13 23 (3.62%) SOC Analyst
14 22 (3.46%) Network Architect
15 21 (3.31%) Project Manager
15 21 (3.31%) Support Engineer
16 20 (3.15%) Senior Consultant
17 18 (2.83%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (10.87%) .NET
2 48 (7.56%) HTML
3 39 (6.14%) ASP.NET
4 37 (5.83%) AngularJS
5 35 (5.51%) .NET Framework
6 33 (5.20%) REST
7 29 (4.57%) HTML5
8 24 (3.78%) XML
9 23 (3.62%) CSS
9 23 (3.62%) Entity Framework
10 21 (3.31%) ASP.NET MVC
11 15 (2.36%) Flash
12 14 (2.20%) Web Services
13 10 (1.57%) ASP.NET MVC 5
13 10 (1.57%) Swagger
14 8 (1.26%) Middleware
15 7 (1.10%) CSS3
15 7 (1.10%) J2EE
16 6 (0.94%) SOAP
16 6 (0.94%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 87 (13.70%) Management Information System
2 52 (8.19%) Analytical Skills
3 49 (7.72%) CESG
4 44 (6.93%) Computer Science
5 37 (5.83%) Data Centre
6 31 (4.88%) Cyberthreat
7 22 (3.46%) Security Operations Centre
8 16 (2.52%) Driving Licence
9 15 (2.36%) e-Learning
10 8 (1.26%) Cyber Defence
10 8 (1.26%) Derivative
11 7 (1.10%) CESG CLAS
11 7 (1.10%) Enterprise Software
12 6 (0.94%) Algorithms
12 6 (0.94%) Public Cloud
12 6 (0.94%) User Experience
13 5 (0.79%) Cloud Native
13 5 (0.79%) Embedded Systems
13 5 (0.79%) Life Science
14 4 (0.63%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 154 (24.25%) Windows
2 125 (19.69%) Linux
3 61 (9.61%) Unix
4 16 (2.52%) CentOS
4 16 (2.52%) Windows Server
5 13 (2.05%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (1.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 10 (1.57%) Windows 10
8 9 (1.42%) Android
8 9 (1.42%) Windows 7
8 9 (1.42%) Windows XP
9 8 (1.26%) Apple iOS
9 8 (1.26%) Oracle Linux
10 3 (0.47%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (0.31%) AIX
11 2 (0.31%) HPUX
11 2 (0.31%) Solaris
11 2 (0.31%) SUSE
11 2 (0.31%) Windows 2000 Server
11 2 (0.31%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 174 (27.40%) ITIL
2 146 (22.99%) Agile Software Development
3 100 (15.75%) Software Engineering
4 90 (14.17%) Service Management
5 84 (13.23%) Information Security
6 77 (12.13%) Business Intelligence
7 70 (11.02%) TOGAF
8 68 (10.71%) Test Automation
9 67 (10.55%) Project Management
10 66 (10.39%) SIEM
11 64 (10.08%) UML
12 55 (8.66%) Cybersecurity
13 51 (8.03%) Root Cause Analysis
14 48 (7.56%) Continuous Integration
15 47 (7.40%) ITSM
15 47 (7.40%) System Testing
16 45 (7.09%) Network Monitoring
17 40 (6.30%) Mentoring
17 40 (6.30%) MVC
17 40 (6.30%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 121 (19.06%) Java
2 84 (13.23%) C
3 83 (13.07%) SQL
4 65 (10.24%) C#
5 56 (8.82%) Python
6 43 (6.77%) JavaScript
7 36 (5.67%) C++
8 26 (4.09%) PowerShell
9 20 (3.15%) Shell Script
10 16 (2.52%) T-SQL
11 11 (1.73%) PHP
12 10 (1.57%) Perl
12 10 (1.57%) PL/SQL
13 9 (1.42%) Bash Shell
13 9 (1.42%) VBA
14 6 (0.94%) MATLAB
15 5 (0.79%) Ada
16 4 (0.63%) Delphi
16 4 (0.63%) Pascal
17 3 (0.47%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 635 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 204 (32.13%) DV Cleared
3 122 (19.21%) Degree
4 80 (12.60%) Cisco Certification
5 62 (9.76%) CISSP
6 53 (8.35%) Microsoft Certification
7 48 (7.56%) CCNP
8 35 (5.51%) CCNA
9 30 (4.72%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 29 (4.57%) CESG Certified Professional
11 23 (3.62%) GCIA
11 23 (3.62%) SANS
12 22 (3.46%) CREST Certified
13 20 (3.15%) Computer Science Degree
13 20 (3.15%) GCIH
14 16 (2.52%) MCPD
15 13 (2.05%) GIAC
16 12 (1.89%) BPSS Clearance
16 12 (1.89%) MCSE
17 11 (1.73%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (5.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 33 (5.20%) SLA
3 19 (2.99%) RMADS
4 15 (2.36%) JSP 440
5 14 (2.20%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 12 (1.89%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 11 (1.73%) PMO
8 9 (1.42%) QA
9 6 (0.94%) GPG13
9 6 (0.94%) ISO 9001
9 6 (0.94%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 5 (0.79%) COBIT
10 5 (0.79%) Def Stans
11 3 (0.47%) ECSS
12 2 (0.31%) Data Quality
12 2 (0.31%) DO-178B
12 2 (0.31%) IEC 61508
12 2 (0.31%) ISO 26262
12 2 (0.31%) MISRA
12 2 (0.31%) MISRA C
System Software
1 82 (12.91%) VMware Infrastructure
2 55 (8.66%) Active Directory
3 26 (4.09%) vSphere
4 22 (3.46%) Snort
5 10 (1.57%) Hyper-V
6 8 (1.26%) NFS
6 8 (1.26%) Samba
6 8 (1.26%) Virtual Machines
6 8 (1.26%) VMware Server
7 5 (0.79%) Docker
7 5 (0.79%) Oracle RAC
8 2 (0.31%) KVM
8 2 (0.31%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 2 (0.31%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (0.16%) Dovecot
9 1 (0.16%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 28 (4.41%) Nagios
2 25 (3.94%) Puppet
3 24 (3.78%) Cisco LMS
3 24 (3.78%) Opsview
4 16 (2.52%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 9 (1.42%) Nessus
6 7 (1.10%) RSA enVision
7 6 (0.94%) Ansible
7 6 (0.94%) ArcSight ESM
7 6 (0.94%) RSA Archer
7 6 (0.94%) RSA Security Analytics
7 6 (0.94%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 5 (0.79%) Computer Incident Response Team
8 5 (0.79%) EnCase
8 5 (0.79%) Network Intrusion Detection System
8 5 (0.79%) Opscode Chef
8 5 (0.79%) Suricata
9 4 (0.63%) Backup Exec
9 4 (0.63%) QRadar
10 3 (0.47%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 157 (24.72%) Microsoft
2 87 (13.70%) VMware
3 60 (9.45%) Cisco
4 35 (5.51%) Oracle
5 19 (2.99%) ArcSight
5 19 (2.99%) Red Hat
6 18 (2.83%) Adobe
7 14 (2.20%) SAP
8 11 (1.73%) HP
8 11 (1.73%) IBM
9 10 (1.57%) Sourcefire
9 10 (1.57%) Symantec
10 9 (1.42%) Palo Alto
10 9 (1.42%) Splunk
11 8 (1.26%) Scality
11 8 (1.26%) Tableau
12 7 (1.10%) McAfee
13 6 (0.94%) Dell
13 6 (0.94%) LogLogic
13 6 (0.94%) Remedy