The table below looks at the statistics for SC Cleared in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SC Cleared over the 3 months to 21 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Check (SC) Clearance
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 72 85 37
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -48
Permanent jobs citing SC Cleared 58 41 107
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 3.09% 2.16% 5.92%
As % of the Qualifications category 12.29% 8.58% 17.98%
Number of salaries quoted 20 27 96
Median salary £47,500 £42,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% -22.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £34,300 £27,750
10% offered a salary of more than £53,250 £60,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £46,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% -5.37%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Qualifications Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
472 478 595
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 25.11% 25.17% 32.91%
Number of salaries quoted 297 375 525
Median salary £40,500 £40,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.25% -15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,891 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £66,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

SC Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of job ads across the Birmingham region citing SC Cleared as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

SC Cleared Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

SC Cleared
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

SC Cleared Salary Trend in Birmingham

SC Cleared
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SC Cleared across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 21 January 2017.

SC Cleared Salary Histogram in Birmingham

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 21 January 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for SC Cleared.

1 148 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 63 (42.57%) Microsoft
3 52 (35.14%) Data Centre
4 46 (31.08%) ITIL
5 43 (29.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 41 (27.70%) CISSP
7 38 (25.68%) VMware
8 37 (25.00%) CISM
9 36 (24.32%) PCI DSS
10 35 (23.65%) Information Security
11 34 (22.97%) ITIL Certification
12 31 (20.95%) Service Delivery
12 31 (20.95%) Data Protection
13 29 (19.59%) MS Excel
14 28 (18.92%) Risk Management
14 28 (18.92%) Continuous Improvement
15 27 (18.24%) IT Governance
15 27 (18.24%) Sentinel
15 27 (18.24%) Risk Assessment
15 27 (18.24%) Management Information System
16 26 (17.57%) Office 365
17 25 (16.89%) MCSE
17 25 (16.89%) Microsoft Certification
18 24 (16.22%) SIEM
19 23 (15.54%) Windows
20 22 (14.86%) E-Commerce
20 22 (14.86%) CISA
20 22 (14.86%) GPG13
21 20 (13.51%) Penetration Testing
21 20 (13.51%) Information Security Management

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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 15 (10.14%) SharePoint
2 5 (3.38%) SharePoint 2010
2 5 (3.38%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (1.35%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 29 (19.59%) MS Excel
2 18 (12.16%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 27 (18.24%) Sentinel
2 14 (9.46%) Dynamics AX
3 13 (8.78%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 26 (17.57%) Office 365
2 12 (8.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (5.41%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (5.41%) Amazon EC2
4 6 (4.05%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.68%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.41%) Firewall
2 5 (3.38%) Unified Communications
3 4 (2.70%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (2.03%) IPv4
4 3 (2.03%) LAN
4 3 (2.03%) Network Security
4 3 (2.03%) WAN
5 2 (1.35%) SAN
5 2 (1.35%) Skype
6 1 (0.68%) BGP
6 1 (0.68%) Internet
6 1 (0.68%) Junos
6 1 (0.68%) MPLS
6 1 (0.68%) RSVP
6 1 (0.68%) TACACS
6 1 (0.68%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.68%) VLAN
6 1 (0.68%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (6.08%) SQL Server
2 8 (5.41%) Azure SQL Database
3 5 (3.38%) Big Data
3 5 (3.38%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (3.38%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (3.38%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (3.38%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (3.38%) SQL Server 2014
3 5 (3.38%) SQL Server 2016
4 4 (2.70%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 12 (8.11%) JUnit
1 12 (8.11%) Maven
2 8 (5.41%) DbUnit
2 8 (5.41%) Git (software)
2 8 (5.41%) Jenkins
2 8 (5.41%) jMock
2 8 (5.41%) Mockito
2 8 (5.41%) SonarQube
3 4 (2.70%) Eclipse
General
1 13 (8.78%) Finance
2 1 (0.68%) Local Government
2 1 (0.68%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (12.16%) Backup Engineer
1 18 (12.16%) Storage and Backup Engineer
1 18 (12.16%) Storage Engineer
2 17 (11.49%) Architect
2 17 (11.49%) Consultant
3 14 (9.46%) Information Manager
4 13 (8.78%) Security Officer
5 12 (8.11%) Developer
5 12 (8.11%) Java Developer
6 11 (7.43%) Information Officer
6 11 (7.43%) Information Security Officer
7 10 (6.76%) Coordinator
7 10 (6.76%) Project Coordinator
7 10 (6.76%) Senior Developer
7 10 (6.76%) Senior Java Developer
8 8 (5.41%) Information Security Manager
8 8 (5.41%) Lead Architect
8 8 (5.41%) SCCM Engineer
8 8 (5.41%) Security Manager
9 7 (4.73%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (8.11%) Spring
2 8 (5.41%) J2EE
2 8 (5.41%) jBPM
2 8 (5.41%) PowerMock
2 8 (5.41%) REST
2 8 (5.41%) RESTful
2 8 (5.41%) SOAP
2 8 (5.41%) Web Services
3 4 (2.70%) .NET
3 4 (2.70%) CGI
3 4 (2.70%) Hibernate
3 4 (2.70%) Java EE
3 4 (2.70%) JSP
3 4 (2.70%) Servlets
3 4 (2.70%) Struts
4 1 (0.68%) OAuth
4 1 (0.68%) OpenID
4 1 (0.68%) SailPoint
4 1 (0.68%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 52 (35.14%) Data Centre
2 27 (18.24%) Management Information System
3 17 (11.49%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (10.14%) CESG
4 15 (10.14%) Cryptography
5 14 (9.46%) Data Protection Act
6 13 (8.78%) Freedom of Information
6 13 (8.78%) Video Conferencing
7 12 (8.11%) PKI
8 9 (6.08%) Computer Science
9 8 (5.41%) Private Cloud
10 6 (4.05%) Security Operations Centre
11 5 (3.38%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 23 (15.54%) Windows
2 13 (8.78%) Windows Server
3 10 (6.76%) Windows 10
3 10 (6.76%) Windows 8
4 8 (5.41%) Windows 7
5 5 (3.38%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.68%) Android
6 1 (0.68%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.68%) Linux
6 1 (0.68%) Unix
6 1 (0.68%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (31.08%) ITIL
2 35 (23.65%) Information Security
3 31 (20.95%) Data Protection
3 31 (20.95%) Service Delivery
4 28 (18.92%) Continuous Improvement
4 28 (18.92%) Risk Management
5 27 (18.24%) IT Governance
5 27 (18.24%) Risk Assessment
6 24 (16.22%) SIEM
7 22 (14.86%) E-Commerce
8 20 (13.51%) Information Security Management
8 20 (13.51%) Penetration Testing
8 20 (13.51%) Project Management
8 20 (13.51%) Security Management
9 18 (12.16%) Change Control
9 18 (12.16%) Cybersecurity
10 17 (11.49%) Agile Software Development
10 17 (11.49%) Presales
10 17 (11.49%) Service Design
11 15 (10.14%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 12 (8.11%) Java
1 12 (8.11%) SQL
2 8 (5.41%) PowerShell
3 5 (3.38%) T-SQL
4 4 (2.70%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 148 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 41 (27.70%) CISSP
3 37 (25.00%) CISM
4 34 (22.97%) ITIL Certification
5 25 (16.89%) MCSE
5 25 (16.89%) Microsoft Certification
6 22 (14.86%) CISA
7 19 (12.84%) Degree
8 14 (9.46%) CEH
8 14 (9.46%) CISMP
8 14 (9.46%) CRISC
9 12 (8.11%) DV Cleared
10 10 (6.76%) APMP
11 9 (6.08%) MCSA
12 8 (5.41%) Citrix Certification
12 8 (5.41%) MCP
13 4 (2.70%) CCNP
13 4 (2.70%) Cisco Certification
14 2 (1.35%) CCNA
14 2 (1.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (29.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 36 (24.32%) PCI DSS
3 22 (14.86%) GPG13
4 18 (12.16%) SLA
5 16 (10.81%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 14 (9.46%) QA
6 14 (9.46%) RMADS
7 1 (0.68%) ISO 14001
7 1 (0.68%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 14 (9.46%) Active Directory
2 11 (7.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (6.76%) vSphere
4 5 (3.38%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.35%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 11 (7.43%) SCCM
2 6 (4.05%) Microsoft Intune
3 3 (2.03%) SCVMM
4 2 (1.35%) SCOM
Vendors
1 63 (42.57%) Microsoft
2 38 (25.68%) VMware
3 19 (12.84%) IBM
3 19 (12.84%) Symantec
4 15 (10.14%) ServiceNow
5 4 (2.70%) Cisco
5 4 (2.70%) Juniper
5 4 (2.70%) Oracle
6 2 (1.35%) Citrix
6 2 (1.35%) F5
6 2 (1.35%) NetApp
6 2 (1.35%) Palo Alto
7 1 (0.68%) AlgoSec
7 1 (0.68%) ArcSight
7 1 (0.68%) Cyber-Ark
7 1 (0.68%) FireEye
7 1 (0.68%) Qualys
7 1 (0.68%) Rapid7
7 1 (0.68%) Splunk
7 1 (0.68%) Tufin
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