The table below looks at the statistics for SC Cleared in IT jobs advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SC Cleared over the 3 months to 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 85 88 75
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -13
Permanent jobs citing SC Cleared 10 20 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 1.04% 1.65% 1.82%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.24% 4.62% 6.91%
Number of salaries quoted 8 19 17
Average salary £53,250 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.33% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £35,000 £22,057
10% offered a salary of more than £54,500 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £46,750 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.88% +5.88%
SC Cleared
South East

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

Qualifications Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
236 433 333
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 24.61% 35.73% 26.32%
Number of salaries quoted 200 355 296
Average salary £41,875 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.68% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £21,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

SC Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

SC Cleared Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

SC Cleared
Salary Trend in Kent

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

SC Cleared Salary Trend in Kent

SC Cleared
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SC Cleared within the Kent region over the 3 months to 1 May 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
Sevenoaks +9 8 £53,250 +18.33%
Canterbury - 2 - -
SC Cleared
South East

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT jobs across the Kent region citing SC 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 SC Cleared.

1 23 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (34.78%) Broadband
2 8 (34.78%) SIEM
2 8 (34.78%) Cyber Security
3 7 (30.43%) ArcSight
4 6 (26.09%) Windows
4 6 (26.09%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (26.09%) VMware
4 6 (26.09%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (21.74%) Cisco
6 4 (17.39%) Finance
7 3 (13.04%) Hyper-V
7 3 (13.04%) vSphere
7 3 (13.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (13.04%) Statistics
7 3 (13.04%) Telecoms
7 3 (13.04%) Migration
7 3 (13.04%) IBM
7 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
7 3 (13.04%) HP
7 3 (13.04%) Linux
7 3 (13.04%) Red Hat
7 3 (13.04%) CheckPoint
8 2 (8.70%) MPLS
8 2 (8.70%) Service Delivery
8 2 (8.70%) Firewall
8 2 (8.70%) Management Information System
8 2 (8.70%) PRINCE2
8 2 (8.70%) Juniper
8 2 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT jobs across the Kent region citing SC 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 SC Cleared. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 8 (34.78%) Broadband
2 2 (8.70%) MPLS
2 2 (8.70%) Firewall
3 1 (4.35%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (4.35%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (4.35%) WAN
3 1 (4.35%) VPN
General
1 4 (17.39%) Finance
2 3 (13.04%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.35%) Aerospace
3 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.35%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 7 (30.43%) Analyst
2 4 (17.39%) Senior Analyst
2 4 (17.39%) Security Analyst
2 4 (17.39%) Cyber Security Analyst
3 3 (13.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Project Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Delivery Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Service Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (8.70%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Build Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Information Assurance Leader
5 1 (4.35%) Platform Architect
5 1 (4.35%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) AWS Architect
5 1 (4.35%) Network Support
5 1 (4.35%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Network Support Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Statistics
2 2 (8.70%) Management Information System
2 2 (8.70%) RMADS
3 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.35%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 6 (26.09%) Windows
1 6 (26.09%) Windows Server 2008
1 6 (26.09%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (13.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (13.04%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (34.78%) SIEM
1 8 (34.78%) Cyber Security
2 3 (13.04%) Migration
3 2 (8.70%) Service Delivery
3 2 (8.70%) PRINCE2
3 2 (8.70%) Information Security
3 2 (8.70%) Security Architecture
3 2 (8.70%) Information Assurance
4 1 (4.35%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (4.35%) Capacity Management
4 1 (4.35%) Embedded Software Development
4 1 (4.35%) Software Architecture
4 1 (4.35%) Network Management
4 1 (4.35%) Incident Management
4 1 (4.35%) Operations Management
4 1 (4.35%) Performance Management
4 1 (4.35%) Software Engineering
4 1 (4.35%) UML
4 1 (4.35%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.35%) C
1 1 (4.35%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 23 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.35%) Degree
2 1 (4.35%) CCSE
2 1 (4.35%) JNCIA
2 1 (4.35%) JNCIS
2 1 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (4.35%) CCNP
2 1 (4.35%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (13.04%) Hyper-V
1 3 (13.04%) vSphere
2 2 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 7 (30.43%) ArcSight
2 6 (26.09%) VMware
3 5 (21.74%) Cisco
4 3 (13.04%) IBM
4 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
4 3 (13.04%) HP
4 3 (13.04%) Red Hat
4 3 (13.04%) CheckPoint
5 2 (8.70%) Juniper
6 1 (4.35%) F5