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 3 months to 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Check (SC) Clearance
England / South West
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 36 31 40
Rank change year-on-year -5 +9  
Permanent jobs citing SC Cleared 337 454 371
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 6.69% 7.73% 6.13%
As % of the Qualifications category 21.80% 23.08% 19.99%
Number of salaries quoted 244 345 264
Median salary £40,000 £41,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.43% -8.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - -5.26%  

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 the South West.

Academic & Professional Certification
South West
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 1546 1967 1856
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 30.69% 33.50% 30.65%
Number of salaries quoted 1239 1570 1462
Median salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.61% +3.75%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

SC Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West 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 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 3 months to 27 March 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 3 months to 27 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
Bristol -22 102 £40,000 -11.11% 10
Wiltshire +1 98 £40,000 +23.07% 21
Gloucestershire -18 59 £55,000 +4.76% 3
Somerset +31 53 £34,000 -13.92% 1
Devon +1 8 £40,000 +23.07% 1
Dorset - 5 £52,500 -
Avon - 3 - -
SC Cleared
England

SC Cleared
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 629 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 204 (32.43%) DV Cleared
3 171 (27.19%) ITIL
4 149 (23.69%) C
4 149 (23.69%) Java
5 147 (23.37%) Windows
6 137 (21.78%) Agile Software Development
7 126 (20.03%) Linux
8 117 (18.60%) SQL
9 116 (18.44%) Software Engineering
10 113 (17.97%) Degree
11 110 (17.49%) Microsoft
12 99 (15.74%) Oracle
13 93 (14.79%) HTML
14 88 (13.99%) JavaScript
15 87 (13.83%) Project Management
16 82 (13.04%) .NET
17 81 (12.88%) C#
17 81 (12.88%) MS Excel
18 80 (12.72%) Infrastructure Management
19 76 (12.08%) Finance
20 71 (11.29%) Automated Testing
21 64 (10.17%) Unix
22 63 (10.02%) C++
22 63 (10.02%) Scrum
23 62 (9.86%) Information Security
23 62 (9.86%) SQL Server
24 61 (9.70%) TCP/IP
24 61 (9.70%) Management Information System
24 61 (9.70%) VMware

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 45 (7.15%) WebLogic
2 31 (4.93%) WebSphere
3 29 (4.61%) Alfresco
4 28 (4.45%) Apache
5 27 (4.29%) JBoss
5 27 (4.29%) Joomla!
6 25 (3.97%) IIS
7 12 (1.91%) MS Exchange
8 11 (1.75%) CMS
8 11 (1.75%) Elasticsearch
8 11 (1.75%) SharePoint
9 8 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2010
10 7 (1.11%) BizTalk Server
10 7 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2007
11 6 (0.95%) Apache Pig
11 6 (0.95%) Apache Spark
12 4 (0.64%) WebSphere Portal
13 3 (0.48%) SharePoint 2010
13 3 (0.48%) SharePoint 2013
14 2 (0.32%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 81 (12.88%) MS Excel
2 17 (2.70%) MS Office
3 10 (1.59%) Adobe Illustrator
4 9 (1.43%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 9 (1.43%) MS Project
5 8 (1.27%) 3ds Max
5 8 (1.27%) Maya
6 4 (0.64%) MS Visio
7 2 (0.32%) MS PowerPoint
7 2 (0.32%) OmniGraffle
7 2 (0.32%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.16%) Adobe Premiere
8 1 (0.16%) Doxygen
8 1 (0.16%) InDesign
8 1 (0.16%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 8 (1.27%) Oracle CRM
1 8 (1.27%) Oracle EBS R12
2 5 (0.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.48%) Maximo
4 2 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.32%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.16%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 28 (4.45%) GitHub
2 14 (2.23%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (2.07%) Microsoft Azure
4 11 (1.75%) Cloud Computing
5 8 (1.27%) Amazon S3
6 6 (0.95%) Office 365
7 2 (0.32%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 61 (9.70%) TCP/IP
2 54 (8.59%) Firewall
3 33 (5.25%) Network Security
4 29 (4.61%) DNS
4 29 (4.61%) LAN
5 28 (4.45%) WAN
6 27 (4.29%) DHCP
7 25 (3.97%) FTP
7 25 (3.97%) HTTP
8 23 (3.66%) Internet
8 23 (3.66%) SMTP
9 20 (3.18%) Wireshark
10 17 (2.70%) VoIP
11 15 (2.38%) DMZ
11 15 (2.38%) X.400
12 12 (1.91%) Intrusion Detection
13 10 (1.59%) VPN
13 10 (1.59%) WLAN
14 9 (1.43%) LDAP
14 9 (1.43%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (9.86%) SQL Server
2 54 (8.59%) MongoDB
3 51 (8.11%) Hadoop
4 28 (4.45%) MS Access
4 28 (4.45%) MySQL
5 23 (3.66%) Big Data
6 22 (3.50%) NoSQL
7 20 (3.18%) Oracle Database
8 18 (2.86%) Oracle Database 11g
9 17 (2.70%) Oracle OWB
10 15 (2.38%) Relational Database
11 11 (1.75%) RDBMS
12 8 (1.27%) SQL Server 2005
13 6 (0.95%) Apache Hive
13 6 (0.95%) SQL Server 2008
14 5 (0.79%) GIS
14 5 (0.79%) SQL Server 2012
14 5 (0.79%) SQL Server 2014
15 4 (0.64%) Data Warehouse
16 3 (0.48%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 50 (7.95%) Team Foundation Server
2 31 (4.93%) Jenkins
3 28 (4.45%) Oracle Forms
4 27 (4.29%) Maven
4 27 (4.29%) Subversion
5 23 (3.66%) Visual Studio
6 17 (2.70%) PeopleTools
7 14 (2.23%) Rational DOORS
8 11 (1.75%) Cucumber
9 10 (1.59%) SpecFlow
9 10 (1.59%) Visual Studio Team System
10 5 (0.79%) Eclipse
10 5 (0.79%) IntelliJ
10 5 (0.79%) Selenium
11 4 (0.64%) Git (software)
11 4 (0.64%) LoadRunner
11 4 (0.64%) MSI
12 3 (0.48%) NuGet
12 3 (0.48%) Travis CI
13 2 (0.32%) JIRA
General
1 76 (12.08%) Finance
2 38 (6.04%) Telecoms
3 25 (3.97%) Banking
4 22 (3.50%) Military
5 21 (3.34%) Aerospace
6 14 (2.23%) Marketing
7 12 (1.91%) Multimedia
8 9 (1.43%) Electronics
8 9 (1.43%) Games
9 8 (1.27%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.48%) Avionics
10 3 (0.48%) Retail
11 2 (0.32%) Law
11 2 (0.32%) Legal
12 1 (0.16%) Billing
Job Titles
1 97 (15.42%) Consultant
2 92 (14.63%) Developer
3 85 (13.51%) Analyst
4 65 (10.33%) Software Engineer
5 52 (8.27%) Architect
6 43 (6.84%) Java Developer
7 37 (5.88%) Support Engineer
8 34 (5.41%) Senior Developer
9 32 (5.09%) Solutions Architect
10 29 (4.61%) .NET Developer
11 28 (4.45%) Systems Engineer
12 27 (4.29%) SOC Analyst
13 26 (4.13%) Project Manager
14 25 (3.97%) Network Engineer
14 25 (3.97%) Senior Analyst
15 23 (3.66%) Java Engineer
15 23 (3.66%) Java Software Engineer
15 23 (3.66%) Senior Software Engineer
16 21 (3.34%) Developer/Software Engineer
16 21 (3.34%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 93 (14.79%) HTML
2 82 (13.04%) .NET
3 50 (7.95%) ASP.NET
4 49 (7.79%) XML
5 43 (6.84%) Web Services
6 39 (6.20%) AngularJS
7 31 (4.93%) SOAP
8 30 (4.77%) React
9 29 (4.61%) HTML5
10 28 (4.45%) .NET Framework
10 28 (4.45%) JSP
11 27 (4.29%) Ajax
11 27 (4.29%) Backbone.js
11 27 (4.29%) Dojo
11 27 (4.29%) Ember.js
11 27 (4.29%) WSDL
12 26 (4.13%) J2EE
13 21 (3.34%) CSS
14 20 (3.18%) Spring
15 19 (3.02%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 61 (9.70%) Management Information System
2 52 (8.27%) Analytical Skills
3 30 (4.77%) CESG
4 24 (3.82%) Security Operations Centre
5 19 (3.02%) Computer Science
6 10 (1.59%) Data Centre
6 10 (1.59%) Learning Management System
6 10 (1.59%) N-Tier
6 10 (1.59%) SCORM
7 9 (1.43%) Cybercrime
7 9 (1.43%) Driving Licence
7 9 (1.43%) PKI
8 8 (1.27%) Animation
8 8 (1.27%) Cyberthreat
9 6 (0.95%) e-Health
10 5 (0.79%) Social Media
11 4 (0.64%) Enterprise Software
11 4 (0.64%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
12 3 (0.48%) Smartphone
12 3 (0.48%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 147 (23.37%) Windows
2 126 (20.03%) Linux
3 64 (10.17%) Unix
4 56 (8.90%) Windows Server
5 35 (5.56%) Android
6 32 (5.09%) Apple iOS
7 26 (4.13%) Windows Server 2003
8 14 (2.23%) Windows Server 2008
9 12 (1.91%) Windows Server 2012
10 10 (1.59%) Windows 7
11 4 (0.64%) Windows 10
11 4 (0.64%) Windows 2000 Server
11 4 (0.64%) Windows XP
12 3 (0.48%) Embedded Linux
12 3 (0.48%) Mac OS X
12 3 (0.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (0.48%) Windows 8
13 2 (0.32%) Solaris
14 1 (0.16%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.16%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 171 (27.19%) ITIL
2 137 (21.78%) Agile Software Development
3 116 (18.44%) Software Engineering
4 87 (13.83%) Project Management
5 80 (12.72%) Infrastructure Management
6 71 (11.29%) Automated Testing
7 63 (10.02%) Scrum
8 62 (9.86%) Information Security
9 55 (8.74%) Service Management
10 54 (8.59%) Cybersecurity
11 50 (7.95%) Line Management
11 50 (7.95%) Service Delivery
11 50 (7.95%) Stakeholder Management
11 50 (7.95%) Unit Testing
12 42 (6.68%) Change Control
13 41 (6.52%) SIEM
14 36 (5.72%) TOGAF
15 35 (5.56%) MVC
15 35 (5.56%) Open Source
16 34 (5.41%) MODAF
Programming Languages
1 149 (23.69%) C
1 149 (23.69%) Java
2 117 (18.60%) SQL
3 88 (13.99%) JavaScript
4 81 (12.88%) C#
5 63 (10.02%) C++
6 48 (7.63%) PowerShell
7 32 (5.09%) VBA
8 28 (4.45%) PHP
8 28 (4.45%) Python
9 27 (4.29%) Delphi
9 27 (4.29%) Pascal
10 17 (2.70%) SQR
11 15 (2.38%) Perl
12 13 (2.07%) T-SQL
13 8 (1.27%) Ruby
13 8 (1.27%) VB
14 7 (1.11%) XPath
14 7 (1.11%) XQuery
15 5 (0.79%) Ada
Qualifications
1 629 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 204 (32.43%) DV Cleared
3 113 (17.97%) Degree
4 46 (7.31%) CISSP
5 31 (4.93%) GIAC
6 28 (4.45%) Cisco Certification
6 28 (4.45%) SANS
7 27 (4.29%) ITIL Certification
8 25 (3.97%) CCNA
9 19 (3.02%) GCIA
9 19 (3.02%) GCIH
10 17 (2.70%) ISEB
11 16 (2.54%) CEH
12 15 (2.38%) BPSS Clearance
12 15 (2.38%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 15 (2.38%) Microsoft Certification
13 12 (1.91%) CISM
14 11 (1.75%) CESG Certified Professional
14 11 (1.75%) ISTQB
14 11 (1.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (4.77%) SLA
2 28 (4.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 21 (3.34%) RMADS
4 12 (1.91%) JSP 440
5 10 (1.59%) COBIT
6 9 (1.43%) PMO
7 7 (1.11%) Def Stans
8 6 (0.95%) HMG Infosec
9 5 (0.79%) QA
10 4 (0.64%) DO-178B
10 4 (0.64%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 3 (0.48%) DO-254
11 3 (0.48%) GPG13
11 3 (0.48%) IEC 61508
11 3 (0.48%) ISO26262
12 1 (0.16%) ISO 9001
12 1 (0.16%) PCI DSS
12 1 (0.16%) TickIT
System Software
1 40 (6.36%) Active Directory
2 38 (6.04%) Snort
3 31 (4.93%) VMware Infrastructure
4 30 (4.77%) Hyper-V
5 17 (2.70%) Oracle RAC
5 17 (2.70%) vSphere
6 4 (0.64%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (0.48%) Docker
7 3 (0.48%) NFS
8 2 (0.32%) Firmware
8 2 (0.32%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (0.32%) VMware ESX
8 2 (0.32%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.16%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 31 (4.93%) Nagios
2 20 (3.18%) NetBackup
3 17 (2.70%) Data Guard
3 17 (2.70%) Oracle RMAN
4 12 (1.91%) Nmap
5 10 (1.59%) HP Quality Center
6 8 (1.27%) Network Intrusion Detection System
6 8 (1.27%) RSA enVision
6 8 (1.27%) SCCM
7 5 (0.79%) Tivoli
8 4 (0.64%) BMC PATROL
8 4 (0.64%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
8 4 (0.64%) OpenView
8 4 (0.64%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
9 3 (0.48%) Host Intrusion Detection System
9 3 (0.48%) Netcool
10 2 (0.32%) OpenView Configuration Management
10 2 (0.32%) RSA Archer
11 1 (0.16%) Backup Exec
11 1 (0.16%) Netcool/OMNIbus
Vendors
1 110 (17.49%) Microsoft
2 99 (15.74%) Oracle
3 61 (9.70%) VMware
4 39 (6.20%) IBM
5 25 (3.97%) Cisco
6 20 (3.18%) ArcSight
6 20 (3.18%) LogRhythm
7 17 (2.70%) PeopleSoft
8 14 (2.23%) HP
9 12 (1.91%) FireEye
10 10 (1.59%) Adobe
10 10 (1.59%) Kenexa
11 7 (1.11%) BMC
11 7 (1.11%) Juniper
11 7 (1.11%) SAP
11 7 (1.11%) Sourcefire
12 6 (0.95%) Intel Security
13 5 (0.79%) CheckPoint
13 5 (0.79%) ESRI
13 5 (0.79%) Red Hat
Bristol, Avon
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 50,000
Posted: 13 hours ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
The People Network
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum, Benefits superb benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 3 days ago
Salisbury, Wiltshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + 15% Flexible Benefits, Pension & Life Assura
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol
Boeing
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £50,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £80,000 + excellent package
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol
People Source Consulting
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Bristol
People Source Consulting
Salary: £21000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Exeter
CPS Group Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Company Van
Posted: 17 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Blue Resourcing
Posted: 21 days ago