The table below looks at the statistics for SC Cleared in IT jobs advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SC Cleared over the 3 months to 24 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 142 133 187
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +54
Permanent jobs citing SC Cleared 22 54 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.85% 1.50% 0.34%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.55% 6.06% 1.39%
Number of salaries quoted 13 14 13
Median salary £40,000 £46,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-13.97% +9.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,100 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £70,500 £47,300
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
- -10.00%
SC Cleared
West Yorkshire

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

Qualifications Category
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
619 891 934
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 23.96% 24.67% 24.49%
Number of salaries quoted 530 686 750
Median salary £39,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%

SC Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

SC Cleared Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

SC Cleared
Salary Trend in Leeds

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

SC Cleared Salary Trend in Leeds

SC Cleared
Salary Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SC Cleared across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 24 September 2016.

SC Cleared Salary Histogram in Leeds

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 24 September 2016, 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 Leeds region with a requirement for SC Cleared.

1 52 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 33 (63.46%) Unix
2 33 (63.46%) Windows
3 31 (59.62%) Java
4 30 (57.69%) Degree
5 28 (53.85%) Penetration Testing
5 28 (53.85%) C
6 27 (51.92%) C++
6 27 (51.92%) PHP
6 27 (51.92%) CREST Certified
7 26 (50.00%) Information Security
8 25 (48.08%) Python
9 24 (46.15%) Wireless
9 24 (46.15%) CESG
10 20 (38.46%) Ruby
10 20 (38.46%) Wireless Security
10 20 (38.46%) Perl
10 20 (38.46%) Mobile App
11 19 (36.54%) Social Engineering
12 18 (34.62%) Publishing
13 12 (23.08%) ITIL
13 12 (23.08%) Cybersecurity
14 10 (19.23%) Management Information System
14 10 (19.23%) Security Testing
15 9 (17.31%) Network Security
16 8 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
16 8 (15.38%) Linux
16 8 (15.38%) Threat Modelling
17 7 (13.46%) Windows Server
17 7 (13.46%) ArcSight

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds 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 6 (11.54%) Skype for Business
2 5 (9.62%) Apache
3 4 (7.69%) SharePoint
4 3 (5.77%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (5.77%) IIS
4 3 (5.77%) MS Exchange
5 2 (3.85%) GlassFish
5 2 (3.85%) JBoss
5 2 (3.85%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (5.77%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.62%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (5.77%) Office 365
3 2 (3.85%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 24 (46.15%) Wireless
2 20 (38.46%) Wireless Security
3 9 (17.31%) Network Security
4 7 (13.46%) Firewall
5 5 (9.62%) SSL
6 4 (7.69%) LAN
7 3 (5.77%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (5.77%) DHCP
7 3 (5.77%) DNS
7 3 (5.77%) EIGRP
7 3 (5.77%) HSRP
7 3 (5.77%) ISDN
7 3 (5.77%) OSPF
7 3 (5.77%) Skype
7 3 (5.77%) Spanning Tree
7 3 (5.77%) VLAN
7 3 (5.77%) VoIP
8 2 (3.85%) VPN
9 1 (1.92%) Unified Communications
9 1 (1.92%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.62%) MySQL
1 5 (9.62%) PostgreSQL
1 5 (9.62%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.77%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (9.62%) Git (software)
1 5 (9.62%) Jenkins
2 2 (3.85%) Grunt
2 2 (3.85%) gulp
General
1 18 (34.62%) Publishing
2 2 (3.85%) Finance
2 2 (3.85%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.92%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (38.46%) Penetration Tester
1 20 (38.46%) Tester
2 13 (25.00%) Senior Penetration Tester
2 13 (25.00%) Senior Tester
3 7 (13.46%) Consultant
4 6 (11.54%) Penetration Test Consultant
4 6 (11.54%) Security Consultant
4 6 (11.54%) Security Specialist
5 5 (9.62%) Technical Specialist
6 4 (7.69%) Cybersecurity Specialist
6 4 (7.69%) Developer
6 4 (7.69%) Ethical Hacker
6 4 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (7.69%) Security Penetration Tester
6 4 (7.69%) Security Tester
7 3 (5.77%) IT Engineer
7 3 (5.77%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (5.77%) Server Engineer
7 3 (5.77%) Windows Engineer
7 3 (5.77%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.62%) .NET
1 5 (9.62%) LAMP
1 5 (9.62%) LAPP Stack
1 5 (9.62%) Web Services
2 4 (7.69%) .NET Framework
3 3 (5.77%) 802.1X
4 2 (3.85%) AngularJS
4 2 (3.85%) CSS
4 2 (3.85%) CSS3
4 2 (3.85%) HTML
4 2 (3.85%) HTML5
4 2 (3.85%) J2EE
4 2 (3.85%) jQuery
4 2 (3.85%) LESS
4 2 (3.85%) lodash
4 2 (3.85%) Node.js
4 2 (3.85%) React
4 2 (3.85%) Regular Expression
4 2 (3.85%) Sass
4 2 (3.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 24 (46.15%) CESG
2 20 (38.46%) Mobile App
3 10 (19.23%) Management Information System
4 7 (13.46%) Computer Science
5 5 (9.62%) Client/Server
6 3 (5.77%) PKI
7 2 (3.85%) Data Centre
8 1 (1.92%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (1.92%) PlayStation
8 1 (1.92%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 33 (63.46%) Unix
1 33 (63.46%) Windows
2 8 (15.38%) Linux
3 7 (13.46%) Windows Server
4 5 (9.62%) CentOS
4 5 (9.62%) Oracle Linux
5 3 (5.77%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (3.85%) Windows 10
7 1 (1.92%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (53.85%) Penetration Testing
2 26 (50.00%) Information Security
3 19 (36.54%) Social Engineering
4 12 (23.08%) Cybersecurity
4 12 (23.08%) ITIL
5 10 (19.23%) Security Testing
6 8 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (15.38%) Threat Modelling
7 7 (13.46%) Security Management
8 6 (11.54%) Ethical Hacking
8 6 (11.54%) Vulnerability Management
9 5 (9.62%) Performance Tuning
9 5 (9.62%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 5 (9.62%) Vulnerability Scanning
10 4 (7.69%) Kalman Filter
10 4 (7.69%) Network Packet Capture
10 4 (7.69%) Project Management
10 4 (7.69%) Remediation Plan
11 3 (5.77%) ITIL V3
11 3 (5.77%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 31 (59.62%) Java
2 28 (53.85%) C
3 27 (51.92%) C++
3 27 (51.92%) PHP
4 25 (48.08%) Python
5 20 (38.46%) Perl
5 20 (38.46%) Ruby
6 7 (13.46%) C#
7 5 (9.62%) Shell Script
7 5 (9.62%) VB.NET
8 2 (3.85%) Bash Shell
8 2 (3.85%) JavaScript
8 2 (3.85%) SQL
Qualifications
1 52 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 30 (57.69%) Degree
3 27 (51.92%) CREST Certified
4 6 (11.54%) CHECK Team Leader
5 4 (7.69%) CEH
5 4 (7.69%) CISSP
6 3 (5.77%) DV Cleared
7 2 (3.85%) CHECK Team Member
7 2 (3.85%) CISA
7 2 (3.85%) CISM
7 2 (3.85%) HP ASE
7 2 (3.85%) HPE ATP
7 2 (3.85%) OSCP
7 2 (3.85%) RHCE
7 2 (3.85%) SANS
8 1 (1.92%) CCNP
8 1 (1.92%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (1.92%) GCIA
8 1 (1.92%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.92%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (9.62%) Active Directory
1 5 (9.62%) Hyper-V
1 5 (9.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.92%) BitLocker
2 1 (1.92%) Snort
Systems Management
1 5 (9.62%) Puppet
1 5 (9.62%) SELinux
2 2 (3.85%) Microsoft Intune
2 2 (3.85%) SCCM
2 2 (3.85%) SCOM
3 1 (1.92%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 7 (13.46%) ArcSight
1 7 (13.46%) Red Hat
2 6 (11.54%) Microsoft
3 5 (9.62%) Oracle
3 5 (9.62%) VMware
4 4 (7.69%) Cisco
5 2 (3.85%) HP
6 1 (1.92%) Aruba
6 1 (1.92%) Extreme Networks
6 1 (1.92%) Juniper
6 1 (1.92%) LogRhythm
6 1 (1.92%) Meraki
6 1 (1.92%) Samsung
6 1 (1.92%) Sony
6 1 (1.92%) Sourcefire
6 1 (1.92%) Splunk
6 1 (1.92%) Virgin Media
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