The table below looks at the statistics for Security Cleared in IT jobs advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Security 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 Clearance
Rank 79 74 50
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -24
Permanent jobs citing Security Cleared 16 34 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 1.67% 2.81% 3.95%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.78% 7.85% 15.02%
Number of salaries quoted 14 29 39
Average salary £52,000 £45,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.55% +9.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,450 £35,000 £22,900
10% offered a salary of more than £54,500 £52,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £46,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.22% +5.88%
Security 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% -

Security Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

Security Cleared Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Security Cleared
Salary Trend in Kent

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

Security Cleared Salary Trend in Kent

Security Cleared
Salary Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Security Cleared across the Kent region over the 3 months to 1 May 2015.

Security Cleared Salary Histogram in Kent

Security 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 Security 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 +8 8 £53,250 +25.29%
Canterbury - 2 - -
Security Cleared
South East

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT jobs across the Kent 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 23 (63.89%) SC Cleared
2 15 (41.67%) Cisco
3 14 (38.89%) Cyber Security
4 11 (30.56%) SIEM
4 11 (30.56%) Broadband
4 11 (30.56%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (27.78%) CheckPoint
5 10 (27.78%) ArcSight
6 9 (25.00%) Juniper
6 9 (25.00%) Windows
6 9 (25.00%) Firewall
7 8 (22.22%) Change Management
7 8 (22.22%) CCNA
7 8 (22.22%) F5
7 8 (22.22%) Cisco ASA
8 7 (19.44%) SLA
8 7 (19.44%) Finance
9 6 (16.67%) VMware
9 6 (16.67%) Microsoft
9 6 (16.67%) Linux
9 6 (16.67%) CCNP
9 6 (16.67%) Internet
9 6 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (16.67%) Telecoms
9 6 (16.67%) Degree
10 5 (13.89%) Cisco PIX
10 5 (13.89%) Information Security
10 5 (13.89%) Blue Coat
10 5 (13.89%) Management Information System

Security Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT jobs across the Kent 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.

Applications
1 3 (8.33%) MS Office
2 1 (2.78%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 11 (30.56%) Broadband
2 9 (25.00%) Firewall
3 8 (22.22%) Cisco ASA
4 6 (16.67%) Internet
5 5 (13.89%) Cisco PIX
6 4 (11.11%) MPLS
7 3 (8.33%) WAN
8 2 (5.56%) BGP
8 2 (5.56%) OSPF
8 2 (5.56%) Network Security
9 1 (2.78%) Cisco Nexus
9 1 (2.78%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.33%) Big Data
General
1 7 (19.44%) Finance
2 6 (16.67%) Telecoms
3 3 (8.33%) Law
4 1 (2.78%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.78%) Aerospace
4 1 (2.78%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 9 (25.00%) Analyst
2 6 (16.67%) Security Analyst
3 4 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
3 4 (11.11%) Support Engineer
3 4 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
3 4 (11.11%) Cyber Security Analyst
4 3 (8.33%) Network Support
4 3 (8.33%) Technical Support Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) Technical Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) Technical Support
4 3 (8.33%) Network Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 2 (5.56%) Project Manager
5 2 (5.56%) Network Support Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) 1st Line Support
5 2 (5.56%) Support Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) Network Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) Build Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.78%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.89%) Management Information System
2 3 (8.33%) Statistics
3 2 (5.56%) RMADS
4 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.78%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 9 (25.00%) Windows
2 6 (16.67%) Linux
2 6 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (8.33%) Windows 7
3 3 (8.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (38.89%) Cyber Security
2 11 (30.56%) SIEM
3 8 (22.22%) Change Management
4 5 (13.89%) Information Security
5 4 (11.11%) Incident Management
6 3 (8.33%) Problem Management
6 3 (8.33%) Supplier Management
6 3 (8.33%) Analytics
6 3 (8.33%) CRM
6 3 (8.33%) ERP
6 3 (8.33%) Migration
6 3 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (8.33%) Business Continuity
6 3 (8.33%) Risk Management
6 3 (8.33%) Security Management
7 2 (5.56%) Service Delivery
7 2 (5.56%) PRINCE2
7 2 (5.56%) Information Assurance
7 2 (5.56%) Security Architecture
8 1 (2.78%) Operations Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.78%) MATLAB
1 1 (2.78%) C
Qualifications
1 23 (63.89%) SC Cleared
2 11 (30.56%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (22.22%) CCNA
4 6 (16.67%) CCNP
4 6 (16.67%) Degree
5 4 (11.11%) JNCIA
6 3 (8.33%) CEH
6 3 (8.33%) CISSP
6 3 (8.33%) CCSP
6 3 (8.33%) CCSA
7 2 (5.56%) CCIE
7 2 (5.56%) CCIP
8 1 (2.78%) JNCIS
8 1 (2.78%) CCSE
8 1 (2.78%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (19.44%) SLA
2 3 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (8.33%) vSphere
1 3 (8.33%) Hyper-V
2 2 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 15 (41.67%) Cisco
2 10 (27.78%) CheckPoint
2 10 (27.78%) ArcSight
3 9 (25.00%) Juniper
4 8 (22.22%) F5
5 6 (16.67%) VMware
5 6 (16.67%) Microsoft
6 5 (13.89%) Blue Coat
6 5 (13.89%) Websense
7 3 (8.33%) SonicWALL
7 3 (8.33%) Lumension
7 3 (8.33%) Aruba
7 3 (8.33%) TippingPoint
7 3 (8.33%) Trend Micro
7 3 (8.33%) McAfee
7 3 (8.33%) Red Hat
7 3 (8.33%) HP
7 3 (8.33%) SAP
7 3 (8.33%) IBM
7 3 (8.33%) Clearswift