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 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Check (SC) Clearance
England / South West
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 44 38 75
Rank change year-on-year -6 +37  
Permanent jobs citing SC Cleared 356 333 224
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 6.71% 6.44% 3.73%
As % of the Qualifications category 21.32% 21.06% 12.42%
Number of salaries quoted 249 265 170
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £27,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £60,000
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 the South West.

Academic & Professional Certification
South West
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 1670 1581 1803
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 31.47% 30.56% 30.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1291 1242 1418
Median salary £42,500 £40,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.93% +3.84%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,837 £26,993 £24,350
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

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 26 June 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 26 June 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 -13 117 £40,000 -3.03% 16
Wiltshire +5 98 £40,000 +14.28% 14
Gloucestershire -2 76 £45,000 -8.16% 2
Somerset +7 32 £34,000 -7.48% 1
Dorset +18 20 £45,000 -15.09%
Devon +10 8 £38,500 +16.66% 3
SC Cleared
England

For the 6 months to 26 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 South West region with a requirement for SC Cleared.

1 695 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 217 (31.22%) DV Cleared
3 189 (27.19%) ITIL
4 171 (24.60%) Windows
5 163 (23.45%) Java
6 162 (23.31%) C
7 152 (21.87%) Agile Software Development
8 143 (20.58%) Software Engineering
9 133 (19.14%) Microsoft
10 130 (18.71%) SQL
11 126 (18.13%) Degree
12 118 (16.98%) Linux
13 96 (13.81%) TCP/IP
13 96 (13.81%) Test Automation
14 95 (13.67%) Project Management
15 88 (12.66%) .NET
15 88 (12.66%) C#
16 86 (12.37%) Finance
17 81 (11.65%) Information Security
18 77 (11.08%) JavaScript
19 76 (10.94%) SQL Server
20 75 (10.79%) HTML
21 73 (10.50%) Cybersecurity
22 72 (10.36%) Unix
23 70 (10.07%) SIEM
24 69 (9.93%) Team Foundation Server
25 66 (9.50%) Oracle
25 66 (9.50%) Firewall
26 64 (9.21%) Service Management
26 64 (9.21%) Scrum

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 33 (4.75%) WebLogic
2 29 (4.17%) Apache
3 25 (3.60%) WebSphere
4 24 (3.45%) JBoss
5 23 (3.31%) IIS
6 22 (3.17%) Alfresco
6 22 (3.17%) Joomla!
7 17 (2.45%) SharePoint
8 14 (2.01%) CMS
9 8 (1.15%) MS Exchange
9 8 (1.15%) SharePoint 2010
9 8 (1.15%) SharePoint 2013
10 4 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2007
10 4 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2010
11 3 (0.43%) Confluence
11 3 (0.43%) Drupal
11 3 (0.43%) Elasticsearch
11 3 (0.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 2 (0.29%) Apache Pig
12 2 (0.29%) OpenStack
Applications
1 17 (2.45%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (1.73%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 12 (1.73%) Adobe Illustrator
3 10 (1.44%) Microsoft Excel
4 9 (1.29%) Microsoft Project
5 5 (0.72%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 4 (0.58%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.58%) OmniGraffle
7 3 (0.43%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.14%) Siemens NX
8 1 (0.14%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 14 (2.01%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 7 (1.01%) Maximo
3 6 (0.86%) Dynamics NAV
4 3 (0.43%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.29%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.29%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 1 (0.14%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 24 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (3.31%) GitHub
2 23 (3.31%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (1.58%) Amazon S3
4 10 (1.44%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (0.72%) Dynamics 365
5 5 (0.72%) Office 365
6 3 (0.43%) SaaS
7 1 (0.14%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 96 (13.81%) TCP/IP
2 66 (9.50%) Firewall
3 51 (7.34%) DNS
4 49 (7.05%) DHCP
5 48 (6.91%) Wireshark
6 45 (6.47%) FTP
6 45 (6.47%) HTTP
7 41 (5.90%) SMTP
8 40 (5.76%) Internet
9 32 (4.60%) LAN
10 31 (4.46%) Network Security
10 31 (4.46%) WAN
11 23 (3.31%) X.400
12 22 (3.17%) VoIP
13 21 (3.02%) tcpdump
13 21 (3.02%) Telnet
14 18 (2.59%) LDAP
14 18 (2.59%) SSL
15 17 (2.45%) Wireless
16 15 (2.16%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (10.94%) SQL Server
2 41 (5.90%) MongoDB
3 40 (5.76%) Hadoop
4 23 (3.31%) MS Access
5 22 (3.17%) Data Warehouse
6 17 (2.45%) NoSQL
7 15 (2.16%) Oracle Database
8 13 (1.87%) SQL Server 2012
9 12 (1.73%) SQL Server 2005
9 12 (1.73%) SQL Server 2008
10 10 (1.44%) Oracle Database 11g
10 10 (1.44%) Relational Database
11 9 (1.29%) Big Data
11 9 (1.29%) MySQL
11 9 (1.29%) Oracle OWB
11 9 (1.29%) SQL Server 2014
12 8 (1.15%) QlikView
12 8 (1.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 7 (1.01%) RDBMS
13 7 (1.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 69 (9.93%) Team Foundation Server
2 38 (5.47%) Visual Studio
3 31 (4.46%) Jenkins
4 27 (3.88%) Oracle Forms
4 27 (3.88%) Rational DOORS
5 23 (3.31%) Subversion
6 22 (3.17%) Maven
7 18 (2.59%) SpecFlow
8 17 (2.45%) Cucumber
9 13 (1.87%) Visual Studio Team System
10 9 (1.29%) PeopleTools
11 8 (1.15%) Eclipse
11 8 (1.15%) JUnit
11 8 (1.15%) Selenium
11 8 (1.15%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 7 (1.01%) IntelliJ
13 6 (0.86%) NuGet
14 5 (0.72%) JBehave
14 5 (0.72%) MSI
15 4 (0.58%) JIRA
General
1 86 (12.37%) Finance
2 30 (4.32%) Telecoms
3 25 (3.60%) Military
4 20 (2.88%) Electronics
4 20 (2.88%) Manufacturing
4 20 (2.88%) Marketing
5 18 (2.59%) Aerospace
6 14 (2.01%) Banking
7 13 (1.87%) Multimedia
8 12 (1.73%) Games
9 7 (1.01%) Avionics
10 4 (0.58%) Legal
11 1 (0.14%) Advertising
11 1 (0.14%) Automotive
11 1 (0.14%) Law
11 1 (0.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 115 (16.55%) Developer
2 109 (15.68%) Analyst
3 90 (12.95%) Consultant
4 62 (8.92%) Software Engineer
5 56 (8.06%) Architect
6 49 (7.05%) SOC Analyst
7 46 (6.62%) Java Developer
8 40 (5.76%) Network Engineer
9 38 (5.47%) Senior Analyst
10 36 (5.18%) Support Engineer
11 35 (5.04%) Solutions Architect
12 32 (4.60%) Project Manager
13 29 (4.17%) .NET Developer
13 29 (4.17%) Systems Engineer
14 28 (4.03%) Java Engineer
14 28 (4.03%) Java Software Engineer
14 28 (4.03%) Lead Developer
15 27 (3.88%) Security Engineer
16 26 (3.74%) Developer/Software Engineer
17 23 (3.31%) Software Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (12.66%) .NET
2 75 (10.79%) HTML
3 48 (6.91%) ASP.NET
4 47 (6.76%) XML
5 41 (5.90%) Web Services
6 33 (4.75%) AngularJS
7 31 (4.46%) .NET Framework
8 26 (3.74%) ASP.NET MVC
9 25 (3.60%) React
10 23 (3.31%) Ajax
10 23 (3.31%) J2EE
10 23 (3.31%) JSP
10 23 (3.31%) SOAP
11 22 (3.17%) Backbone.js
11 22 (3.17%) Dojo
11 22 (3.17%) Ember.js
11 22 (3.17%) WSDL
12 20 (2.88%) HTML5
13 17 (2.45%) CSS
14 16 (2.30%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 63 (9.06%) Management Information System
2 58 (8.35%) Analytical Skills
3 35 (5.04%) CESG
4 28 (4.03%) Security Operations Centre
5 26 (3.74%) Computer Science
6 18 (2.59%) Cyberthreat
7 12 (1.73%) Data Centre
7 12 (1.73%) e-Learning
7 12 (1.73%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 11 (1.58%) VHDL
9 10 (1.44%) Driving Licence
9 10 (1.44%) Greenfield Project
10 7 (1.01%) Enterprise Software
10 7 (1.01%) Verilog
11 6 (0.86%) PMI
11 6 (0.86%) Social Media
12 5 (0.72%) Cyber Attack
12 5 (0.72%) Cyber Defence
12 5 (0.72%) User Experience
13 4 (0.58%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 171 (24.60%) Windows
2 118 (16.98%) Linux
3 72 (10.36%) Unix
4 47 (6.76%) Windows Server
5 30 (4.32%) Android
6 28 (4.03%) Apple iOS
7 26 (3.74%) Windows Server 2003
8 11 (1.58%) Windows Server 2012
9 10 (1.44%) Windows Server 2008
10 9 (1.29%) Windows 2000 Server
10 9 (1.29%) Windows 7
10 9 (1.29%) Windows XP
11 6 (0.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 4 (0.58%) Solaris
13 3 (0.43%) CentOS
14 2 (0.29%) AIX
14 2 (0.29%) HPUX
14 2 (0.29%) SUSE
15 1 (0.14%) Mac OS X
15 1 (0.14%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 189 (27.19%) ITIL
2 152 (21.87%) Agile Software Development
3 143 (20.58%) Software Engineering
4 96 (13.81%) Test Automation
5 95 (13.67%) Project Management
6 81 (11.65%) Information Security
7 73 (10.50%) Cybersecurity
8 70 (10.07%) SIEM
9 64 (9.21%) Scrum
9 64 (9.21%) Service Management
10 62 (8.92%) Infrastructure Management
11 61 (8.78%) UML
12 52 (7.48%) Service Delivery
13 51 (7.34%) Stakeholder Management
14 50 (7.19%) Mentoring
15 48 (6.91%) Network Monitoring
16 46 (6.62%) MVC
16 46 (6.62%) Unit Testing
17 44 (6.33%) Business Intelligence
18 39 (5.61%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 163 (23.45%) Java
2 162 (23.31%) C
3 130 (18.71%) SQL
4 88 (12.66%) C#
5 77 (11.08%) JavaScript
6 55 (7.91%) C++
7 45 (6.47%) PowerShell
8 35 (5.04%) Python
9 28 (4.03%) VBA
10 22 (3.17%) Delphi
10 22 (3.17%) Pascal
10 22 (3.17%) PHP
11 10 (1.44%) XPath
11 10 (1.44%) XQuery
12 9 (1.29%) SQR
12 9 (1.29%) T-SQL
13 7 (1.01%) Ada
13 7 (1.01%) Assembly Language
13 7 (1.01%) Perl
13 7 (1.01%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 695 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 217 (31.22%) DV Cleared
3 126 (18.13%) Degree
4 56 (8.06%) CISSP
5 51 (7.34%) Cisco Certification
6 38 (5.47%) SANS
7 36 (5.18%) GCIA
8 35 (5.04%) CCNA
9 32 (4.60%) GCIH
10 31 (4.46%) GIAC
11 23 (3.31%) ITIL Certification
11 23 (3.31%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 23 (3.31%) Microsoft Certification
12 21 (3.02%) CCNP
13 18 (2.59%) CREST Certified
14 14 (2.01%) ISEB
15 13 (1.87%) CESG Certified Professional
15 13 (1.87%) MCSE
16 12 (1.73%) BPSS Clearance
16 12 (1.73%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (4.60%) SLA
2 29 (4.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 17 (2.45%) RMADS
4 13 (1.87%) Def Stans
4 13 (1.87%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 9 (1.29%) JSP 440
6 8 (1.15%) DO-178B
7 7 (1.01%) DO-254
7 7 (1.01%) IEC 61508
7 7 (1.01%) ISO 26262
8 5 (0.72%) COBIT
9 3 (0.43%) Data Quality
9 3 (0.43%) ISO 9001
9 3 (0.43%) PMO
10 2 (0.29%) GPG13
10 2 (0.29%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 1 (0.14%) Government Security Classifications
11 1 (0.14%) MISRA
11 1 (0.14%) MISRA C
11 1 (0.14%) TickIT
System Software
1 58 (8.35%) Snort
2 44 (6.33%) Active Directory
2 44 (6.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (2.88%) Hyper-V
4 19 (2.73%) vSphere
5 11 (1.58%) Oracle RAC
6 5 (0.72%) Docker
6 5 (0.72%) Microsoft App-V
7 4 (0.58%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (0.58%) VMware Server
8 2 (0.29%) KVM
8 2 (0.29%) NFS
8 2 (0.29%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 1 (0.14%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.14%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 30 (4.32%) Nagios
2 19 (2.73%) Nmap
3 11 (1.58%) NetBackup
4 10 (1.44%) RSA enVision
5 9 (1.29%) Data Guard
5 9 (1.29%) Network Intrusion Detection System
5 9 (1.29%) Oracle RMAN
6 8 (1.15%) Cisco LMS
6 8 (1.15%) Opsview
6 8 (1.15%) SCCM
7 6 (0.86%) Host Intrusion Detection System
8 5 (0.72%) Nessus
9 4 (0.58%) Graylog
9 4 (0.58%) Puppet
10 3 (0.43%) SCOM
11 2 (0.29%) Backup Exec
11 2 (0.29%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
11 2 (0.29%) Computer Incident Response Team
11 2 (0.29%) Netcool
11 2 (0.29%) QRadar
Vendors
1 133 (19.14%) Microsoft
2 66 (9.50%) Oracle
3 60 (8.63%) VMware
4 40 (5.76%) Cisco
5 39 (5.61%) ArcSight
6 30 (4.32%) IBM
6 30 (4.32%) LogRhythm
7 19 (2.73%) FireEye
8 15 (2.16%) SAP
9 12 (1.73%) Adobe
10 10 (1.44%) Siemens
10 10 (1.44%) Splunk
11 9 (1.29%) Nortel
11 9 (1.29%) PeopleSoft
11 9 (1.29%) Red Hat
12 7 (1.01%) HP
12 7 (1.01%) Juniper
12 7 (1.01%) Sourcefire
13 6 (0.86%) CheckPoint
13 6 (0.86%) Dell
Devizes, Wiltshire
ISL Recruitment
Salary: Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bath, Avon
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 55,000 to 65,000 + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
The People Network
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum, Benefits superb benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Bristol, Somerset
Outsource UK
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Sanderson
Salary: £50000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
South West
Computer Network Defence Limited
Salary: £Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Somerset
Square One Resources
Posted: Yesterday
Plymouth, Devon
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Plymouth, Devon
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Corsham, Wiltshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £17000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol
g2 Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Alpha IT Resourcing
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + security clearance
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol Area
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 50000 per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol Area
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 85000 per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol Area
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 90000 per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Experis Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 40,000
Posted: 6 days ago
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UKCloud
Salary: Competitive Rates / Negotiable - Pension, Healthcare, Life Cover, Bonu
Posted: 6 days ago
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Modis International Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Bristol
g2 Recruitment
Posted: 19 days ago
Bristol
Modis International Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
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CGI
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
Bristol
People Source Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Bristol
g2 Recruitment
Posted: 26 days ago
Bristol
CPS Group Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
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Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Package
Posted: 21 days ago