The table below looks at the statistics for Security Cleared in IT jobs advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Security Cleared over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Clearance
Rank 59 76 67
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -9
Permanent jobs citing Security Cleared 34 8 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 2.71% 0.74% 2.24%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.83% 3.01% 7.25%
Number of salaries quoted 29 6 15
Average salary £47,500 £47,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.52% +35.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,500 £35,000 £25,928
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £57,750 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +11.76%
Security Cleared
East of England

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

Qualifications Category
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
314 266 331
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 25.02% 24.52% 30.88%
Number of salaries quoted 243 187 262
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £28,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

Security Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

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

Security Cleared Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Security Cleared
Salary Trend in Essex

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

Security Cleared Salary Trend in Essex

Security Cleared
Salary Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Security Cleared across the Essex region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

Security Cleared Salary Histogram in Essex

Security Cleared
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Cleared within the Essex region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Harlow - 7 £47,500 -
Security Cleared
East of England

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Essex 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 50 (73.53%) C
1 50 (73.53%) SC Cleared
2 33 (48.53%) Degree
3 23 (33.82%) Software Engineering
4 20 (29.41%) SQL Server
5 17 (25.00%) DV Cleared
6 15 (22.06%) Project Management
6 15 (22.06%) Management Information System
7 13 (19.12%) Agile Software Development
8 12 (17.65%) TDD
8 12 (17.65%) JUnit
8 12 (17.65%) Web Services
8 12 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
8 12 (17.65%) Java EE
9 11 (16.18%) SOA
9 11 (16.18%) Programme Management
10 10 (14.71%) Windows
10 10 (14.71%) Computer Science
11 9 (13.24%) Microsoft
11 9 (13.24%) Electronics
12 8 (11.76%) Risk Management
12 8 (11.76%) HTTP
12 8 (11.76%) ITIL
13 7 (10.29%) UML
13 7 (10.29%) OO
13 7 (10.29%) JBoss
13 7 (10.29%) Swing
13 7 (10.29%) JMS
13 7 (10.29%) Java
13 7 (10.29%) Cisco

Security Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Essex 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 7 (10.29%) JBoss
2 1 (1.47%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (2.94%) MS Office
1 2 (2.94%) MS Excel
1 2 (2.94%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.47%) MS Project
2 1 (1.47%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.47%) SAP CRM
Communications & Networking
1 8 (11.76%) HTTP
2 7 (10.29%) Firewall
3 4 (5.88%) SSH
3 4 (5.88%) TCP/IP
3 4 (5.88%) DNS
3 4 (5.88%) Internet
3 4 (5.88%) FTP
4 2 (2.94%) Network Security
5 1 (1.47%) WAN
5 1 (1.47%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (29.41%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.94%) SQLite
3 1 (1.47%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 12 (17.65%) JUnit
2 7 (10.29%) Maven
2 7 (10.29%) TeamCity
3 5 (7.35%) DbUnit
4 4 (5.88%) Rational DOORS
4 4 (5.88%) SoapUI
5 3 (4.41%) LabVIEW
6 2 (2.94%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (13.24%) Electronics
2 7 (10.29%) Manufacturing
3 6 (8.82%) Banking
3 6 (8.82%) Telecoms
4 5 (7.35%) Finance
5 3 (4.41%) Law
6 1 (1.47%) French Language
6 1 (1.47%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 11 (16.18%) Software Engineer
1 11 (16.18%) Systems Engineer
2 9 (13.24%) Analyst
3 8 (11.76%) Developer
3 8 (11.76%) Project Manager
3 8 (11.76%) Test Engineer
4 6 (8.82%) Operations Analyst
4 6 (8.82%) IT Operations Analyst
4 6 (8.82%) Senior Analyst
4 6 (8.82%) Security Analyst
4 6 (8.82%) Senior Security Analyst
4 6 (8.82%) Security Operations Analyst
4 6 (8.82%) Senior Operations Analyst
5 5 (7.35%) Software Test Engineer
5 5 (7.35%) Systems Support
6 4 (5.88%) Support Engineer
6 4 (5.88%) Administrator
6 4 (5.88%) Systems Administrator
6 4 (5.88%) Programme Manager
6 4 (5.88%) Hardware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (17.65%) Java EE
1 12 (17.65%) Web Services
2 7 (10.29%) Apache Flex
2 7 (10.29%) GWT
2 7 (10.29%) Swing
2 7 (10.29%) JMS
2 7 (10.29%) Hibernate
2 7 (10.29%) Spring
3 4 (5.88%) RESTful
3 4 (5.88%) REST
3 4 (5.88%) SOAP
4 1 (1.47%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (1.47%) XML
4 1 (1.47%) jQuery
4 1 (1.47%) HTML
4 1 (1.47%) .NET
4 1 (1.47%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.47%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 15 (22.06%) Management Information System
2 10 (14.71%) Computer Science
3 6 (8.82%) Mathematics
4 4 (5.88%) Physics
4 4 (5.88%) Telematics
4 4 (5.88%) Smartphone
5 2 (2.94%) Human Factors
6 1 (1.47%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.47%) Derivative
6 1 (1.47%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 1 (1.47%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 10 (14.71%) Windows
2 2 (2.94%) Linux
2 2 (2.94%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (2.94%) Windows 7
2 2 (2.94%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (33.82%) Software Engineering
2 15 (22.06%) Project Management
3 13 (19.12%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (17.65%) TDD
4 12 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
5 11 (16.18%) Programme Management
5 11 (16.18%) SOA
6 8 (11.76%) ITIL
6 8 (11.76%) Risk Management
7 7 (10.29%) Information Security
7 7 (10.29%) UML
7 7 (10.29%) OO
7 7 (10.29%) Penetration Testing
7 7 (10.29%) Reverse Engineering
7 7 (10.29%) Loose Coupling
8 6 (8.82%) SIEM
8 6 (8.82%) Root Cause Analysis
8 6 (8.82%) Vulnerability Management
8 6 (8.82%) Time Management
8 6 (8.82%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 50 (73.53%) C
2 7 (10.29%) Java
3 6 (8.82%) SQL
3 6 (8.82%) C++
4 4 (5.88%) VB
5 3 (4.41%) Embedded C
5 3 (4.41%) C#
5 3 (4.41%) MATLAB
6 2 (2.94%) Embedded C++
7 1 (1.47%) Assembly Language
7 1 (1.47%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 50 (73.53%) SC Cleared
2 33 (48.53%) Degree
3 17 (25.00%) DV Cleared
4 7 (10.29%) CCNP
4 7 (10.29%) CISSP
4 7 (10.29%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (8.82%) CEH
6 1 (1.47%) JNCIP
6 1 (1.47%) JNCIE
6 1 (1.47%) EnCE
6 1 (1.47%) CCNA
6 1 (1.47%) CCDA
6 1 (1.47%) CCDP
6 1 (1.47%) CISM
6 1 (1.47%) GIAC
6 1 (1.47%) CCSA
6 1 (1.47%) GCIH
6 1 (1.47%) GCFA
6 1 (1.47%) CCSE
6 1 (1.47%) GREM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.41%) ISO 9001
2 2 (2.94%) JSP 440
3 1 (1.47%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (4.41%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 9 (13.24%) Microsoft
2 7 (10.29%) Cisco
2 7 (10.29%) Google
3 2 (2.94%) CheckPoint
3 2 (2.94%) SAP
4 1 (1.47%) Juniper