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 29 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 156 161 137
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -24
Permanent jobs citing SC Cleared 2020 2192 2563
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.13% 2.01% 2.24%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.14% 7.33% 8.25%
Number of salaries quoted 1444 1737 1871
Median salary £47,000 £49,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.08% -2.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
- -10.00%

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
24807 29886 31056
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 26.11% 27.35% 27.16%
Number of salaries quoted 19923 24116 24256
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,250
% change year-on-year
- +3.03%

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 29 September 2016 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 29 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +16 1883 £45,000 -5.26% 237
South East +1 595 £47,500 +5.55% 71
South West +33 459 £42,500 - 36
London -69 277 £57,500 +1.20% 52
Hampshire +2 259 £42,500 -1.16% 31
Berkshire +5 164 £52,500 +7.14% 5
Wiltshire +41 163 £35,000 -22.22% 7
North West +37 159 £45,000 +12.50% 25
West Midlands +42 148 £47,500 -5.00% 20
Gloucestershire +7 135 £47,500 +11.76% 19
Surrey +49 124 £50,000 +11.11% 20
Merseyside +43 116 £45,000 +63.63%
Liverpool +40 116 £45,000 +63.63%
East of England +9 103 £45,000 -10.00% 8
Bristol -1 90 £43,750 - 7
Birmingham -1 84 £55,000 +7.31% 7
Hertfordshire +52 75 £47,500 -18.10% 1
Reading -7 74 £51,500 +14.44% 3
Gloucester +12 66 £42,500 - 8
Farnborough +15 64 £30,000 -0.82% 9
Chippenham +19 55 £35,000 - 2
Yorkshire -1 49 £45,000 - 5
East Midlands -43 49 £38,500 -3.75% 3
Bracknell +16 41 £38,500 -16.75% 1
Somerset +27 40 £42,000 +37.55% 1
Salisbury +28 37 £45,000 +15.38%
Aldershot -1 37 £45,000 - 3
Corsham 0 36 £31,500 -21.25% 2
Southampton +22 35 £32,500 -29.72% 2
North East +34 34 £41,500 +6.41% 15

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 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 with a requirement for SC Cleared.

1 4027 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 983 (24.41%) Windows
3 936 (23.24%) Microsoft
4 783 (19.44%) DV Cleared
5 769 (19.10%) ITIL
6 590 (14.65%) Java
7 588 (14.60%) Agile Software Development
8 585 (14.53%) Linux
9 552 (13.71%) Cybersecurity
10 548 (13.61%) VMware
11 547 (13.58%) Firewall
12 521 (12.94%) Degree
13 488 (12.12%) SQL
14 459 (11.40%) Cisco
15 445 (11.05%) Oracle
16 432 (10.73%) Active Directory
17 411 (10.21%) Finance
18 407 (10.11%) MS Excel
19 398 (9.88%) C
20 394 (9.78%) Cisco Certification
21 383 (9.51%) SQL Server
22 369 (9.16%) Information Security
23 363 (9.01%) Windows Server
24 360 (8.94%) VMware Infrastructure
25 352 (8.74%) Unix
26 338 (8.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
27 322 (8.00%) JavaScript
28 320 (7.95%) HTML
29 316 (7.85%) Security Architecture
30 314 (7.80%) CISSP

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
1 267 (6.63%) SharePoint
2 135 (3.35%) MS Exchange
3 97 (2.41%) Skype for Business
4 95 (2.36%) SharePoint 2010
5 80 (1.99%) SharePoint 2013
6 77 (1.91%) Apache
7 74 (1.84%) IIS
8 72 (1.79%) JBoss
9 68 (1.69%) WebLogic
10 66 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2010
11 56 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2007
12 52 (1.29%) Elasticsearch
13 45 (1.12%) Alfresco
14 44 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2013
15 43 (1.07%) WebSphere
16 42 (1.04%) Joomla!
17 36 (0.89%) Tomcat
18 34 (0.84%) Documentum
19 31 (0.77%) nginx
20 29 (0.72%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 407 (10.11%) MS Excel
2 217 (5.39%) MS Office
3 84 (2.09%) MS Project
4 53 (1.32%) MS Visio
5 21 (0.52%) Spreadsheet
6 20 (0.50%) InfoPath
7 19 (0.47%) MS PowerPoint
8 8 (0.20%) Adobe Illustrator
8 8 (0.20%) AutoCAD
9 5 (0.12%) Photoshop
10 4 (0.099%) OrCAD
11 3 (0.074%) 3ds Max
11 3 (0.074%) Acrobat
11 3 (0.074%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 3 (0.074%) Fireworks
11 3 (0.074%) Maya
11 3 (0.074%) Open Workbench
12 2 (0.050%) InDesign
12 2 (0.050%) Siemens NX
12 2 (0.050%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 44 (1.09%) Remedy ITSM
2 32 (0.79%) Oracle EBS
3 31 (0.77%) Dynamics CRM
4 28 (0.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 14 (0.35%) SAP HR
6 13 (0.32%) Oracle 11i
6 13 (0.32%) Oracle EBS R12
7 12 (0.30%) Oracle Applications
7 12 (0.30%) Primavera
7 12 (0.30%) SAP PS
8 11 (0.27%) SAP HCM
9 9 (0.22%) Oracle BPM
10 7 (0.17%) SAP ERP
11 5 (0.12%) Maximo
11 5 (0.12%) Oracle ERP
11 5 (0.12%) Oracle Utilities
12 4 (0.099%) StreamServe
13 3 (0.074%) Oracle CRM
13 3 (0.074%) SAP SCM
13 3 (0.074%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 162 (4.02%) Office 365
2 149 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 88 (2.19%) Amazon AWS
4 77 (1.91%) SaaS
5 63 (1.56%) PaaS
6 59 (1.47%) IaaS
7 57 (1.42%) Azure Active Directory
8 25 (0.62%) GitHub
9 19 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
10 16 (0.40%) SuccessFactors
11 7 (0.17%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 7 (0.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 5 (0.12%) Oracle CX
13 4 (0.099%) IBM Cloud
14 2 (0.050%) Amazon EC2
14 2 (0.050%) Amazon S3
14 2 (0.050%) Google Drive
14 2 (0.050%) iPaaS
15 1 (0.025%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 547 (13.58%) Firewall
2 254 (6.31%) Network Security
3 221 (5.49%) LAN
4 220 (5.46%) WAN
5 207 (5.14%) VPN
6 199 (4.94%) TCP/IP
7 159 (3.95%) DNS
8 126 (3.13%) Wireless
9 124 (3.08%) Cisco ASA
10 107 (2.66%) Internet
11 96 (2.38%) SAN
12 90 (2.23%) DHCP
12 90 (2.23%) MPLS
13 88 (2.19%) BGP
14 71 (1.76%) HTTP
15 67 (1.66%) SSL
16 64 (1.59%) OSPF
17 54 (1.34%) FTP
18 48 (1.19%) VoIP
19 47 (1.17%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 383 (9.51%) SQL Server
2 151 (3.75%) Big Data
3 138 (3.43%) MongoDB
4 106 (2.63%) Oracle Database
5 96 (2.38%) Hadoop
6 90 (2.23%) NoSQL
7 75 (1.86%) Relational Database
8 72 (1.79%) MySQL
9 63 (1.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 56 (1.39%) Oracle Database 11g
11 55 (1.37%) SQL Server 2008
12 54 (1.34%) RDBMS
13 45 (1.12%) PostgreSQL
14 42 (1.04%) Apache Cassandra
15 39 (0.97%) Oracle Database 10g
16 33 (0.82%) MS Access
16 33 (0.82%) SQL Server 2012
16 33 (0.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 31 (0.77%) Neo4j
17 31 (0.77%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 126 (3.13%) Visual Studio
2 92 (2.28%) Team Foundation Server
3 83 (2.06%) Maven
4 82 (2.04%) Jenkins
5 66 (1.64%) Selenium
6 63 (1.56%) Subversion
7 57 (1.42%) JIRA
8 48 (1.19%) Ant
9 46 (1.14%) JUnit
10 39 (0.97%) Git (software)
11 33 (0.82%) Jasmine
12 31 (0.77%) Metasploit
13 30 (0.74%) Eclipse
14 29 (0.72%) Moq
14 29 (0.72%) Rational DOORS
15 26 (0.65%) Apache Ivy
15 26 (0.65%) Oracle Forms
16 25 (0.62%) Cucumber
17 23 (0.57%) Burp Suite
18 19 (0.47%) JBehave
General
1 411 (10.21%) Finance
2 287 (7.13%) Telecoms
3 118 (2.93%) Manufacturing
4 96 (2.38%) Electronics
5 89 (2.21%) Banking
6 80 (1.99%) Aerospace
7 79 (1.96%) Retail
8 78 (1.94%) Military
9 77 (1.91%) Legal
10 71 (1.76%) Marketing
11 40 (0.99%) Automotive
12 32 (0.79%) Publishing
13 22 (0.55%) Pharmaceutical
13 22 (0.55%) Spanish Language
14 21 (0.52%) Games
15 18 (0.45%) French Language
16 17 (0.42%) Back Office
16 17 (0.42%) German Language
17 16 (0.40%) Financial Institution
17 16 (0.40%) Law
Job Titles
1 508 (12.61%) Consultant
2 505 (12.54%) Architect
3 497 (12.34%) Analyst
4 459 (11.40%) Developer
5 256 (6.36%) Network Engineer
6 254 (6.31%) Support Engineer
7 244 (6.06%) Security Consultant
8 190 (4.72%) Security Architect
9 171 (4.25%) Administrator
10 149 (3.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 143 (3.55%) Java Developer
12 139 (3.45%) Security Engineer
13 113 (2.81%) Cybersecurity Architect
14 111 (2.76%) Tester
15 110 (2.73%) 3rd Line Engineer
16 101 (2.51%) Software Engineer
17 94 (2.33%) Support Analyst
18 93 (2.31%) Systems Engineer
19 92 (2.28%) Project Manager
20 82 (2.04%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 320 (7.95%) HTML
2 312 (7.75%) .NET
3 258 (6.41%) XML
4 237 (5.89%) Web Services
5 192 (4.77%) CSS
6 175 (4.35%) HTML5
7 144 (3.58%) Spring
8 131 (3.25%) AngularJS
8 131 (3.25%) ASP.NET
9 121 (3.00%) J2EE
10 100 (2.48%) jQuery
10 100 (2.48%) SOAP
11 88 (2.19%) JSON
12 82 (2.04%) Hibernate
13 75 (1.86%) REST
14 74 (1.84%) Backbone.js
15 67 (1.66%) React
16 59 (1.47%) Node.js
17 58 (1.44%) CSS3
17 58 (1.44%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 308 (7.65%) Analytical Skills
2 268 (6.66%) Management Information System
3 208 (5.17%) Data Centre
4 194 (4.82%) Computer Science
5 170 (4.22%) PKI
6 119 (2.96%) CESG
7 93 (2.31%) Security Operations Centre
8 91 (2.26%) Driving Licence
9 71 (1.76%) Clustering
10 65 (1.61%) Private Cloud
11 57 (1.42%) Mobile App
12 49 (1.22%) Cyber Attack
13 42 (1.04%) User Experience
14 40 (0.99%) Visualisation
15 39 (0.97%) Virtual Team
16 36 (0.89%) Cryptography
16 36 (0.89%) Cyberthreat
17 34 (0.84%) Fat Client
17 34 (0.84%) Thin Client
18 27 (0.67%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 983 (24.41%) Windows
2 585 (14.53%) Linux
3 363 (9.01%) Windows Server
4 352 (8.74%) Unix
5 234 (5.81%) Windows Server 2008
5 234 (5.81%) Windows Server 2012
6 151 (3.75%) Windows Server 2003
7 141 (3.50%) Windows 7
8 103 (2.56%) Solaris
9 91 (2.26%) Windows 10
10 80 (1.99%) Android
11 76 (1.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 67 (1.66%) Apple iOS
13 44 (1.09%) Windows 8
14 41 (1.02%) CentOS
15 34 (0.84%) AIX
15 34 (0.84%) Windows XP
16 29 (0.72%) Ubuntu
17 24 (0.60%) Windows 2000
18 22 (0.55%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 769 (19.10%) ITIL
2 588 (14.60%) Agile Software Development
3 552 (13.71%) Cybersecurity
4 369 (9.16%) Information Security
5 316 (7.85%) Security Architecture
6 296 (7.35%) Project Management
7 260 (6.46%) Presales
8 254 (6.31%) Software Engineering
9 253 (6.28%) Service Delivery
10 246 (6.11%) Scrum
11 203 (5.04%) Open Source
12 192 (4.77%) SIEM
13 181 (4.49%) Change Management
14 177 (4.40%) Mentoring
15 169 (4.20%) PRINCE2
16 168 (4.17%) Service Management
17 159 (3.95%) Stakeholder Management
18 158 (3.92%) Security Operations
19 157 (3.90%) Penetration Testing
20 144 (3.58%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 590 (14.65%) Java
2 488 (12.12%) SQL
3 398 (9.88%) C
4 322 (8.00%) JavaScript
5 312 (7.75%) C#
6 254 (6.31%) C++
7 192 (4.77%) PowerShell
8 172 (4.27%) Python
9 120 (2.98%) Perl
10 118 (2.93%) PHP
11 106 (2.63%) Shell Script
12 98 (2.43%) PL/SQL
13 86 (2.14%) VB
14 79 (1.96%) VB.NET
15 75 (1.86%) Ruby
15 75 (1.86%) Scala
16 71 (1.76%) Groovy
17 61 (1.51%) T-SQL
18 51 (1.27%) XPath
19 37 (0.92%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4027 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 783 (19.44%) DV Cleared
3 521 (12.94%) Degree
4 394 (9.78%) Cisco Certification
5 314 (7.80%) CISSP
6 255 (6.33%) CCNA
7 211 (5.24%) CCNP
8 175 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
9 154 (3.82%) CISM
10 134 (3.33%) CREST Certified
11 104 (2.58%) ITIL Certification
12 84 (2.09%) CEH
12 84 (2.09%) MCSE
13 80 (1.99%) CESG Certified Professional
14 78 (1.94%) SANS
15 77 (1.91%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 73 (1.81%) JNCIS
17 71 (1.76%) BPSS Clearance
17 71 (1.76%) ISEB
18 70 (1.74%) CHECK Team Leader
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 338 (8.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 250 (6.21%) SLA
3 114 (2.83%) PCI DSS
4 97 (2.41%) QA
5 75 (1.86%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 34 (0.84%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 33 (0.82%) RMADS
8 23 (0.57%) GPG13
8 23 (0.57%) JSP 440
9 19 (0.47%) FISMA
10 15 (0.37%) COBIT
11 14 (0.35%) ISO 9001
11 14 (0.35%) ISO27002
12 10 (0.25%) Data Quality
13 9 (0.22%) ISO22301
14 7 (0.17%) MISRA
14 7 (0.17%) PA-DSS
15 5 (0.12%) ISO 9000
15 5 (0.12%) WCAG
16 4 (0.099%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 432 (10.73%) Active Directory
2 360 (8.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 180 (4.47%) Hyper-V
4 98 (2.43%) vSphere
5 54 (1.34%) Docker
6 47 (1.17%) VMware ESXi
6 47 (1.17%) XenApp
7 45 (1.12%) Virtual Machines
8 41 (1.02%) Oracle RAC
9 32 (0.79%) Firmware
10 30 (0.74%) VMware ESX
11 29 (0.72%) BitLocker
11 29 (0.72%) vCloud
12 25 (0.62%) Microsoft App-V
13 24 (0.60%) XenDesktop
14 20 (0.50%) Terminal Services
14 20 (0.50%) Virtual Servers
15 14 (0.35%) Snort
16 9 (0.22%) Forefront TMG
16 9 (0.22%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 139 (3.45%) SCCM
2 97 (2.41%) SCOM
3 59 (1.47%) Microsoft Intune
4 41 (1.02%) Nagios
4 41 (1.02%) Puppet
5 40 (0.99%) NetBackup
6 32 (0.79%) HP Quality Center
7 30 (0.74%) Oracle RMAN
7 30 (0.74%) SCVMM
8 27 (0.67%) Nessus
9 26 (0.65%) Backup Exec
10 23 (0.57%) Data Guard
10 23 (0.57%) Failover Clustering
10 23 (0.57%) Kubernetes
11 22 (0.55%) Microsoft Clustering
12 21 (0.52%) SCSM
12 21 (0.52%) WSUS
13 20 (0.50%) Opscode Chef
14 19 (0.47%) AppDNA
14 19 (0.47%) Netcool
Vendors
1 936 (23.24%) Microsoft
2 548 (13.61%) VMware
3 459 (11.40%) Cisco
4 445 (11.05%) Oracle
5 272 (6.75%) Juniper
6 181 (4.49%) HP
7 153 (3.80%) CheckPoint
8 144 (3.58%) IBM
9 111 (2.76%) Red Hat
10 108 (2.68%) Citrix
11 103 (2.56%) SAP
12 93 (2.31%) F5
13 85 (2.11%) Remedy
14 81 (2.01%) Palo Alto
15 71 (1.76%) EMC
16 70 (1.74%) Symantec
17 50 (1.24%) MuleSoft
18 49 (1.22%) Computacenter
19 47 (1.17%) Dell
20 40 (0.99%) Siebel
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: Pension + BUPA + Condensed Working Hrs Contract
Posted: 11 hours ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 11 hours ago
Havant, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
360 Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £15,000 - £20,000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000
Posted: 12 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000
Posted: 12 hours ago
Aldershot, Hampshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000
Posted: 12 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000
Posted: 12 hours ago
Bristol Area
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000
Posted: 12 hours ago
South East
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £16000.00 - £20000.00 per annum + + bonus + shift allowance
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Acumin
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 11 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £55,000
Posted: 11 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £55,000
Posted: 11 hours ago
Newport, Gwent
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £55,000
Posted: 11 hours ago
Bristol Area
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £55,000
Posted: 11 hours ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
onezeero.
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Guaranteed Bonus
Posted: 12 hours ago
Gloucestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Dorchester, Dorset
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 20,000-25,000
Posted: 6 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Competitive Salary Package
Posted: Yesterday
UK
EMBS Ltd
Salary: £30k - 65k per year + Amazing Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Farnborough, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Acumin
Posted: 11 hours ago
Camberley, Surrey
Imperative People
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Acumin
Salary: Up to £100,000 per annum DOE
Posted: 11 hours ago