The table below looks at the statistics for Security Cleared in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Security Cleared over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Clearance
Rank 102 88 99
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +11
Permanent jobs citing Security Cleared 15 27 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.98% 1.64% 0.99%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.80% 4.22% 2.51%
Number of salaries quoted 14 19 13
Average salary £50,750 £52,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.33% +50.00%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +9.75%
Security Cleared
Cambridgeshire

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

Qualifications Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
536 640 557
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 35.17% 38.93% 39.28%
Number of salaries quoted 387 470 460
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Security Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Security Cleared across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

Security Cleared Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Security Cleared
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

Security Cleared Salary Trend in Cambridge

Security Cleared
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Security Cleared across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016.

Security Cleared Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the Cambridge region citing Security Cleared also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Security Cleared.

1 22 (59.46%) SC Cleared
2 18 (48.65%) Degree
2 18 (48.65%) C
2 18 (48.65%) C++
3 16 (43.24%) Python
4 12 (32.43%) Bluetooth
4 12 (32.43%) C#
4 12 (32.43%) Wireless
4 12 (32.43%) Software Engineering
4 12 (32.43%) TTCN
5 10 (27.03%) Cryptography
6 6 (16.22%) Java
6 6 (16.22%) VMware
6 6 (16.22%) Penetration Testing
6 6 (16.22%) VirtualBox
6 6 (16.22%) Algorithms
6 6 (16.22%) Xen
6 6 (16.22%) Threat Modelling
6 6 (16.22%) FIPS 140-2
6 6 (16.22%) VMware Infrastructure
7 5 (13.51%) MS Excel
8 4 (10.81%) Linux
8 4 (10.81%) Firmware
8 4 (10.81%) Risk Management
8 4 (10.81%) Finance
8 4 (10.81%) PKI
8 4 (10.81%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 4 (10.81%) Secure Coding
8 4 (10.81%) Banking
8 4 (10.81%) Use Case

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Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the Cambridge region citing Security Cleared also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Security Cleared. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (5.41%) ArcGIS
2 1 (2.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 5.5
2 1 (2.70%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (13.51%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.70%) MS Office
2 1 (2.70%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 12 (32.43%) Bluetooth
1 12 (32.43%) Wireless
2 1 (2.70%) Firewall
2 1 (2.70%) Network Security
2 1 (2.70%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.41%) GIS
General
1 4 (10.81%) Banking
1 4 (10.81%) Finance
2 3 (8.11%) Legal
2 3 (8.11%) Military
3 2 (5.41%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 12 (32.43%) Consultant
2 8 (21.62%) Security Engineer
2 8 (21.62%) Software Engineer
3 6 (16.22%) Hardware Engineer
3 6 (16.22%) Technical Consultant
4 5 (13.51%) Security Consultant
4 5 (13.51%) Technical Engineer
5 4 (10.81%) Development Engineer
5 4 (10.81%) IT Consultant
5 4 (10.81%) IT Engineer
5 4 (10.81%) Software Consultant
6 3 (8.11%) Compliance Officer
6 3 (8.11%) Cryptography Consultant
6 3 (8.11%) Cryptography Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) Information Officer
6 3 (8.11%) Presales Consultant
6 3 (8.11%) Presales Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) Sales Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) Technical Presales Consultant
6 3 (8.11%) Technical Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.41%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (27.03%) Cryptography
2 6 (16.22%) Algorithms
3 4 (10.81%) PKI
4 3 (8.11%) Freedom of Information
4 3 (8.11%) Smartcard
5 2 (5.41%) Computer Science
5 2 (5.41%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (5.41%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 1 (2.70%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.81%) Linux
2 2 (5.41%) Windows
3 1 (2.70%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (32.43%) Software Engineering
2 6 (16.22%) Penetration Testing
2 6 (16.22%) Threat Modelling
3 4 (10.81%) Risk Management
3 4 (10.81%) Secure Coding
3 4 (10.81%) Security Architecture
3 4 (10.81%) Use Case
3 4 (10.81%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 4 (10.81%) Vulnerability Management
4 3 (8.11%) Information Governance
4 3 (8.11%) Information Management
4 3 (8.11%) Information Security
4 3 (8.11%) Presales
5 2 (5.41%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (5.41%) CAPI
5 2 (5.41%) Scrum
5 2 (5.41%) Web Application Development
6 1 (2.70%) Change Management
6 1 (2.70%) Network Design
6 1 (2.70%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 18 (48.65%) C
1 18 (48.65%) C++
2 16 (43.24%) Python
3 12 (32.43%) C#
3 12 (32.43%) TTCN
4 6 (16.22%) Java
5 2 (5.41%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 22 (59.46%) SC Cleared
2 18 (48.65%) Degree
3 3 (8.11%) DV Cleared
4 2 (5.41%) CISSP
5 1 (2.70%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (16.22%) FIPS 140-2
2 1 (2.70%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (16.22%) VirtualBox
1 6 (16.22%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (16.22%) Xen
2 4 (10.81%) Firmware
2 4 (10.81%) LXC
3 2 (5.41%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (16.22%) VMware
2 1 (2.70%) Microsoft