The table below looks at the statistics for SC Cleared in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SC Cleared over the 3 months to 17 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Check (SC) Clearance
UK
Rank 196 183 112
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -71
Permanent jobs citing SC Cleared 1477 1815 2839
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.76% 1.84% 2.76%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.95% 6.59% 9.85%
Number of salaries quoted 972 1275 2253
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,400 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £43,627 £47,000
% change year-on-year
+3.14% -7.17%

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

Qualifications Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
21257 27539 28828
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 25.29% 27.99% 28.01%
Number of salaries quoted 16762 22042 23043
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,823 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

SC Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend

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

SC Cleared Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

SC Cleared
Salary Trend

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

SC Cleared Salary Trend in the UK

SC Cleared
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SC Cleared over the 3 months to 17 January 2017 within the UK.

SC Cleared Salary Histogram in the UK

SC Cleared
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SC Cleared within the UK over the 3 months to 17 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -1 1386 £45,000 - 255
South East +22 530 £47,500 +5.55% 76
South West +1 287 £42,000 +5.00% 57
Hampshire +4 275 £45,750 +7.01% 38
London -39 215 £57,500 +4.54% 58
West Midlands +22 106 £45,000 +5.88% 13
Surrey +100 105 £44,500 +4.70% 12
Berkshire -5 100 £51,500 +14.44% 16
North West -4 77 £35,000 -24.32% 18
Bristol -17 77 £40,000 - 22
Gloucestershire -15 72 £43,500 -11.22% 8
Birmingham +28 68 £47,500 +12.42% 5
Farnborough +4 68 £40,000 +5.26% 4
Wiltshire +3 59 £40,000 +14.28% 15
East Midlands +1 53 £47,500 +90.00% 10
East of England -23 50 £43,750 -12.50% 10
Yorkshire +11 49 £41,750 -7.22% 4
Fareham +28 47 £41,500 -7.77% 4
Reading -5 44 £47,500 +11.76% 9
Leatherhead +20 42 £41,000 -23.72% 9
Basingstoke -6 39 £39,000 -17.89% 3
Liverpool +18 38 £32,500 +19.26%
Merseyside +18 38 £32,500 +19.26%
Derbyshire +16 36 £47,500 - 6
Somerset +24 35 £38,500 -3.75% 4
Bracknell +13 31 £26,438 -38.51% 5
Portsmouth +28 29 £37,500 +4.16% 9
Derby +8 28 £47,500 - 2
West Yorkshire +11 25 £41,000 -27.11% 3
Gloucester -16 25 £45,000 +12.50% 3

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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 with a requirement for SC Cleared.

1 3410 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 704 (20.65%) Windows
3 697 (20.44%) Microsoft
4 651 (19.09%) ITIL
5 587 (17.21%) DV Cleared
6 505 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
7 503 (14.75%) Java
8 495 (14.52%) Linux
9 432 (12.67%) Degree
10 409 (11.99%) C
11 406 (11.91%) VMware
12 398 (11.67%) Cisco
13 392 (11.50%) Firewall
14 386 (11.32%) Cybersecurity
15 384 (11.26%) SQL
16 364 (10.67%) Information Security
17 348 (10.21%) MS Excel
18 346 (10.15%) Oracle
19 330 (9.68%) Cisco Certification
20 327 (9.59%) Active Directory
21 304 (8.91%) Finance
22 299 (8.77%) JavaScript
23 297 (8.71%) C#
23 297 (8.71%) HTML
24 287 (8.42%) CISSP
25 284 (8.33%) Management Information System
25 284 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
26 280 (8.21%) Unix
27 272 (7.98%) Project Management
28 270 (7.92%) Analytical Skills

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills 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
1 175 (5.13%) SharePoint
2 102 (2.99%) MS Exchange
3 89 (2.61%) WebLogic
4 65 (1.91%) Apache
4 65 (1.91%) SharePoint 2010
5 60 (1.76%) JBoss
6 54 (1.58%) IIS
7 53 (1.55%) Skype for Business
8 51 (1.50%) SharePoint 2013
9 48 (1.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 44 (1.29%) WebSphere
11 38 (1.11%) BizTalk Server
11 38 (1.11%) Elasticsearch
11 38 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2010
12 37 (1.09%) Alfresco
13 35 (1.03%) Joomla!
14 34 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2007
15 31 (0.91%) Apache Spark
16 27 (0.79%) Oracle Service Bus
17 25 (0.73%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 348 (10.21%) MS Excel
2 179 (5.25%) MS Office
3 81 (2.38%) MS Project
4 41 (1.20%) MS PowerPoint
5 30 (0.88%) MS Visio
6 18 (0.53%) InfoPath
7 13 (0.38%) Adobe Illustrator
8 11 (0.32%) AutoCAD
9 10 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
10 9 (0.26%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 8 (0.23%) 3ds Max
11 8 (0.23%) Maya
12 5 (0.15%) S-PLUS
13 4 (0.12%) Photoshop
13 4 (0.12%) Simulink
14 3 (0.088%) InDesign
14 3 (0.088%) Open Workbench
15 2 (0.059%) OmniGraffle
15 2 (0.059%) Siemens NX
16 1 (0.029%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 38 (1.11%) Remedy ITSM
2 27 (0.79%) Sentinel
3 19 (0.56%) Dynamics AX
4 17 (0.50%) SAP HR
5 15 (0.44%) Dynamics CRM
6 14 (0.41%) Oracle EBS R12
6 14 (0.41%) Primavera
6 14 (0.41%) SAP PS
7 13 (0.38%) assyst
7 13 (0.38%) SAP CO
7 13 (0.38%) SAP FI
7 13 (0.38%) SAP FI/CO
8 11 (0.32%) Oracle CRM
8 11 (0.32%) Oracle ERP
9 10 (0.29%) Oracle EBS
9 10 (0.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 9 (0.26%) SAP HCM
11 6 (0.18%) SAP BPC
11 6 (0.18%) SAP GRC
11 6 (0.18%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 146 (4.28%) Microsoft Azure
2 133 (3.90%) Office 365
3 93 (2.73%) Amazon AWS
4 52 (1.52%) PaaS
5 48 (1.41%) IaaS
6 44 (1.29%) SaaS
7 35 (1.03%) Azure Active Directory
7 35 (1.03%) Cloud Computing
8 25 (0.73%) GitHub
9 12 (0.35%) SuccessFactors
10 11 (0.32%) Amazon EC2
11 9 (0.26%) Google Cloud Platform
12 5 (0.15%) Amazon S3
13 2 (0.059%) Boomi
13 2 (0.059%) Google Drive
13 2 (0.059%) iPaaS
14 1 (0.029%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 392 (11.50%) Firewall
2 231 (6.77%) LAN
3 195 (5.72%) Network Security
4 181 (5.31%) WAN
5 173 (5.07%) DNS
6 163 (4.78%) TCP/IP
7 117 (3.43%) DHCP
8 106 (3.11%) Cisco ASA
9 105 (3.08%) Wireless
10 94 (2.76%) VPN
11 92 (2.70%) OSPF
12 90 (2.64%) BGP
13 89 (2.61%) MPLS
14 87 (2.55%) HTTP
15 61 (1.79%) FTP
16 56 (1.64%) Intrusion Detection
17 50 (1.47%) Internet
18 49 (1.44%) Junos
18 49 (1.44%) SSL
18 49 (1.44%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 268 (7.86%) SQL Server
2 135 (3.96%) MongoDB
3 94 (2.76%) Hadoop
4 86 (2.52%) Big Data
5 75 (2.20%) Relational Database
6 74 (2.17%) MySQL
7 72 (2.11%) Oracle Database
8 70 (2.05%) SQL Server 2008
9 66 (1.94%) NoSQL
10 51 (1.50%) RDBMS
11 50 (1.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 42 (1.23%) Oracle Database 11g
13 35 (1.03%) MS Access
13 35 (1.03%) PostgreSQL
13 35 (1.03%) SQL Server 2005
14 34 (1.00%) Apache Cassandra
15 32 (0.94%) Data Warehouse
16 31 (0.91%) Neo4j
17 30 (0.88%) GIS
18 27 (0.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 108 (3.17%) Team Foundation Server
2 105 (3.08%) Visual Studio
3 76 (2.23%) Jenkins
4 68 (1.99%) Selenium
5 66 (1.94%) Maven
6 61 (1.79%) Subversion
7 56 (1.64%) JUnit
8 53 (1.55%) Git (software)
9 50 (1.47%) JIRA
10 46 (1.35%) Rational DOORS
11 34 (1.00%) Cucumber
12 29 (0.85%) Oracle Forms
13 24 (0.70%) Eclipse
14 20 (0.59%) Ant
15 18 (0.53%) Hudson
16 17 (0.50%) JBehave
16 17 (0.50%) LoadRunner
17 16 (0.47%) Jasmine
17 16 (0.47%) JDeveloper
17 16 (0.47%) Moq
General
1 304 (8.91%) Finance
2 209 (6.13%) Telecoms
3 83 (2.43%) Military
4 74 (2.17%) Aerospace
4 74 (2.17%) Manufacturing
5 64 (1.88%) Marketing
6 63 (1.85%) Legal
7 41 (1.20%) Banking
7 41 (1.20%) Electronics
8 21 (0.62%) Retail
9 18 (0.53%) Publishing
10 16 (0.47%) Law
11 15 (0.44%) Games
12 12 (0.35%) Multimedia
13 11 (0.32%) Automotive
14 10 (0.29%) Billing
14 10 (0.29%) Spanish Language
15 7 (0.21%) Local Government
16 4 (0.12%) Back Office
16 4 (0.12%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 411 (12.05%) Developer
2 339 (9.94%) Consultant
3 335 (9.82%) Analyst
4 310 (9.09%) Architect
5 210 (6.16%) Network Engineer
6 151 (4.43%) Support Engineer
7 148 (4.34%) Software Engineer
8 142 (4.16%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 117 (3.43%) Security Architect
10 116 (3.40%) Administrator
11 113 (3.31%) Java Developer
12 101 (2.96%) Security Manager
12 101 (2.96%) Systems Engineer
13 99 (2.90%) Tester
14 96 (2.82%) Security Engineer
15 95 (2.79%) Senior Developer
16 90 (2.64%) Project Manager
17 87 (2.55%) Security Consultant
18 78 (2.29%) Solutions Architect
19 68 (1.99%) Penetration Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 297 (8.71%) HTML
2 245 (7.18%) .NET
3 236 (6.92%) Web Services
4 225 (6.60%) XML
5 174 (5.10%) CSS
6 141 (4.13%) AngularJS
7 130 (3.81%) HTML5
8 119 (3.49%) Spring
9 108 (3.17%) J2EE
10 107 (3.14%) ASP.NET
11 92 (2.70%) REST
12 91 (2.67%) SOAP
13 86 (2.52%) jQuery
14 84 (2.46%) JSON
15 67 (1.96%) Hibernate
16 63 (1.85%) Java EE
17 59 (1.73%) .NET Framework
17 59 (1.73%) React
18 56 (1.64%) WSDL
19 54 (1.58%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 284 (8.33%) Management Information System
2 270 (7.92%) Analytical Skills
3 191 (5.60%) Data Centre
4 129 (3.78%) PKI
5 124 (3.64%) Computer Science
6 107 (3.14%) CESG
7 84 (2.46%) Driving Licence
8 63 (1.85%) Security Operations Centre
9 51 (1.50%) Private Cloud
10 45 (1.32%) Clustering
11 42 (1.23%) Cryptography
11 42 (1.23%) Visualisation
12 33 (0.97%) Mobile App
13 32 (0.94%) Cyber Attack
13 32 (0.94%) Cybercrime
14 31 (0.91%) Data Protection Act
15 28 (0.82%) Statistics
15 28 (0.82%) User Experience
16 25 (0.73%) Virtual Team
17 23 (0.67%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 704 (20.65%) Windows
2 495 (14.52%) Linux
3 280 (8.21%) Unix
4 244 (7.16%) Windows Server
5 137 (4.02%) Windows Server 2012
6 114 (3.34%) Windows Server 2008
7 95 (2.79%) Windows 7
8 87 (2.55%) Android
9 78 (2.29%) Windows Server 2003
10 74 (2.17%) Windows 10
11 61 (1.79%) Apple iOS
12 48 (1.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 45 (1.32%) Solaris
14 43 (1.26%) Windows 8
15 30 (0.88%) CentOS
16 23 (0.67%) Ubuntu
17 22 (0.65%) Windows XP
18 15 (0.44%) AIX
19 13 (0.38%) SUSE
19 13 (0.38%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 651 (19.09%) ITIL
2 505 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
3 386 (11.32%) Cybersecurity
4 364 (10.67%) Information Security
5 272 (7.98%) Project Management
6 267 (7.83%) Software Engineering
7 227 (6.66%) Scrum
8 203 (5.95%) Service Delivery
9 198 (5.81%) Stakeholder Management
10 170 (4.99%) Service Management
11 158 (4.63%) Open Source
11 158 (4.63%) Risk Management
12 149 (4.37%) Presales
13 143 (4.19%) SIEM
14 141 (4.13%) Change Management
14 141 (4.13%) Security Architecture
15 140 (4.11%) ITIL V3
16 132 (3.87%) Data Protection
17 131 (3.84%) SDLC
18 130 (3.81%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 503 (14.75%) Java
2 409 (11.99%) C
3 384 (11.26%) SQL
4 299 (8.77%) JavaScript
5 297 (8.71%) C#
6 268 (7.86%) C++
7 181 (5.31%) Python
8 128 (3.75%) PowerShell
9 115 (3.37%) Perl
10 83 (2.43%) PHP
11 79 (2.32%) Ruby
12 77 (2.26%) Shell Script
13 65 (1.91%) Bash Shell
14 63 (1.85%) Groovy
15 62 (1.82%) Scala
16 59 (1.73%) VB
17 53 (1.55%) PL/SQL
18 52 (1.52%) T-SQL
19 47 (1.38%) VB.NET
20 41 (1.20%) XPath
Qualifications
1 3410 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 587 (17.21%) DV Cleared
3 432 (12.67%) Degree
4 330 (9.68%) Cisco Certification
5 287 (8.42%) CISSP
6 203 (5.95%) CCNA
7 187 (5.48%) CCNP
8 176 (5.16%) CISM
9 150 (4.40%) Microsoft Certification
10 118 (3.46%) ITIL Certification
11 112 (3.28%) CEH
12 96 (2.82%) CISA
13 94 (2.76%) MCSE
14 92 (2.70%) SANS
15 83 (2.43%) CREST Certified
16 70 (2.05%) MCSA
17 67 (1.96%) CESG Certified Professional
18 65 (1.91%) CHECK Team Leader
19 63 (1.85%) GIAC
20 61 (1.79%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 226 (6.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 198 (5.81%) SLA
3 120 (3.52%) PCI DSS
4 86 (2.52%) QA
5 48 (1.41%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 34 (1.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 32 (0.94%) GPG13
7 32 (0.94%) RMADS
8 26 (0.76%) JSP 440
9 23 (0.67%) COBIT
10 15 (0.44%) MISRA
11 13 (0.38%) GDPR
11 13 (0.38%) JTAG
12 12 (0.35%) FISMA
13 10 (0.29%) ISO 9001
14 8 (0.23%) Data Quality
15 7 (0.21%) Def Stans
16 6 (0.18%) HMG Infosec
16 6 (0.18%) ISO 9000
16 6 (0.18%) ISO27002
System Software
1 327 (9.59%) Active Directory
2 284 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 145 (4.25%) Hyper-V
4 91 (2.67%) vSphere
5 41 (1.20%) Oracle RAC
6 35 (1.03%) Docker
6 35 (1.03%) Virtual Machines
7 26 (0.76%) VMware ESXi
8 22 (0.65%) Snort
9 20 (0.59%) vCloud
10 19 (0.56%) BitLocker
10 19 (0.56%) Firmware
11 17 (0.50%) XenApp
11 17 (0.50%) XenDesktop
12 13 (0.38%) VMware Workstation
13 10 (0.29%) HDFS
13 10 (0.29%) Microsoft App-V
13 10 (0.29%) VMware ESX
14 9 (0.26%) Terminal Services
15 7 (0.21%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 86 (2.52%) SCCM
2 45 (1.32%) Nagios
3 39 (1.14%) SCOM
4 36 (1.06%) NetBackup
5 32 (0.94%) Microsoft Intune
6 30 (0.88%) HP Quality Center
7 29 (0.85%) Oracle RMAN
8 28 (0.82%) Puppet
9 24 (0.70%) Data Guard
9 24 (0.70%) Juniper STRM
10 21 (0.62%) Nessus
11 20 (0.59%) Ansible
12 19 (0.56%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
13 16 (0.47%) Endace
13 16 (0.47%) Oracle Identity Management
14 15 (0.44%) Network Intrusion Detection System
14 15 (0.44%) Tivoli
15 13 (0.38%) Microsoft Clustering
15 13 (0.38%) Nmap
15 13 (0.38%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 697 (20.44%) Microsoft
2 406 (11.91%) VMware
3 398 (11.67%) Cisco
4 346 (10.15%) Oracle
5 249 (7.30%) Juniper
6 127 (3.72%) IBM
6 127 (3.72%) SAP
7 126 (3.70%) HP
8 80 (2.35%) CheckPoint
9 69 (2.02%) Palo Alto
9 69 (2.02%) Red Hat
10 68 (1.99%) Remedy
11 65 (1.91%) F5
12 62 (1.82%) Citrix
13 47 (1.38%) Symantec
14 44 (1.29%) Computacenter
15 41 (1.20%) EMC
16 40 (1.17%) Siebel
17 37 (1.09%) NetApp
18 32 (0.94%) Fujitsu
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Experis Ltd
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Experis Ltd
Posted: 3 hours ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
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Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum Flexible Benefits
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Salary: 40,000-45,000
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Salary: £23400 per annum + ben
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Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum
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Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + software project manager
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Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £40000 - £50000 Per Annum + benfits
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum Flexible Benefits
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Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
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Fareham, Hampshire
Leidos
Posted: 21 hours ago
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Salary: 75,000
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Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum dependent on experience
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Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: 65,000 plus excellent benefits
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