The table below looks at the statistics for SC Cleared in IT jobs advertised for the Middlesex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SC Cleared over the 3 months to 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 32 49 51
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +2
Permanent jobs citing SC Cleared 8 4 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 2.89% 1.10% 1.20%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.96% 2.78% 3.35%
Number of salaries quoted 5 4 6
Average salary £42,500 £43,750 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.85% +50.86%
UK excluding London average salary £47,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.44% +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 Middlesex region.

Qualifications Category
Middlesex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
73 144 179
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 26.35% 39.67% 35.66%
Number of salaries quoted 54 129 147
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £30,250 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £70,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

SC Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

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

SC Cleared Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

SC Cleared
Salary Trend in Middlesex

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

SC Cleared Salary Trend in Middlesex

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT jobs across the Middlesex 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 13 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (53.85%) Degree
3 4 (30.77%) Publishing
3 4 (30.77%) GIS
3 4 (30.77%) Windows
3 4 (30.77%) ERP
3 4 (30.77%) Project Planning
3 4 (30.77%) Finance
3 4 (30.77%) Cryptography
3 4 (30.77%) Logistics
3 4 (30.77%) Spreadsheet
3 4 (30.77%) DV Cleared
4 3 (23.08%) Rational DOORS
4 3 (23.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (23.08%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 3 (23.08%) Test Planning
4 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (23.08%) LabWindows
4 3 (23.08%) ISTQB
4 3 (23.08%) Use Case
4 3 (23.08%) Test Scripting
4 3 (23.08%) Linux
4 3 (23.08%) C
4 3 (23.08%) Web Services
4 3 (23.08%) HP
4 3 (23.08%) EMC
4 3 (23.08%) TestDirector
4 3 (23.08%) Validation
5 2 (15.38%) Risk Management
5 2 (15.38%) Six Sigma

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT jobs across the Middlesex 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.69%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 4 (30.77%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (23.08%) LabWindows
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) Firewall
1 1 (7.69%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) TestDirector
1 3 (23.08%) Rational DOORS
General
1 4 (30.77%) Finance
1 4 (30.77%) Publishing
2 2 (15.38%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Test Engineer
1 6 (46.15%) Systems Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Commercial Manager
3 3 (23.08%) Systems Test Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Security Specialist
4 2 (15.38%) Information Security Specialist
4 2 (15.38%) Information Specialist
5 1 (7.69%) Principal Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Test Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Principal Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) GIS
1 4 (30.77%) Cryptography
2 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) Windows
2 3 (23.08%) Linux
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) ERP
1 4 (30.77%) Logistics
1 4 (30.77%) Project Planning
2 3 (23.08%) Use Case
2 3 (23.08%) Test Scripting
2 3 (23.08%) Validation
2 3 (23.08%) Test Planning
3 2 (15.38%) Information Security
3 2 (15.38%) Risk Management
3 2 (15.38%) Test Strategy
3 2 (15.38%) Six Sigma
4 1 (7.69%) Configuration Management
4 1 (7.69%) CMMI
4 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
4 1 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (7.69%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) C
Qualifications
1 13 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (53.85%) Degree
3 4 (30.77%) DV Cleared
4 3 (23.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (23.08%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 3 (23.08%) ISTQB
5 2 (15.38%) CISSP
6 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (7.69%) MCITP
6 1 (7.69%) MCP
6 1 (7.69%) MCSE
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
1 1 (7.69%) VMware ESX
1 1 (7.69%) VMware Workstation
1 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) HP
1 3 (23.08%) EMC
2 1 (7.69%) NetApp
2 1 (7.69%) ESRI
2 1 (7.69%) VMware
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft