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 19 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Check (SC) Clearance
UK
Rank 199 166 120
Rank change year-on-year
-33 -46
Permanent jobs citing SC Cleared 1405 2080 2734
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.68% 2.03% 2.57%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.79% 7.26% 9.31%
Number of salaries quoted 954 1505 2136
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% -1.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,030 £29,400 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,000
% change year-on-year
- -4.25%

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
20686 28636 29355
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 24.79% 27.99% 27.59%
Number of salaries quoted 16349 22919 23401
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 £27,500 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £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 19 February 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 19 February 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 -24 1295 £45,000 -5.26% 206
South East +10 474 £47,500 +5.55% 73
South West -8 308 £42,000 +3.70% 38
Hampshire +1 253 £45,000 +5.88% 44
London -82 200 £62,500 +8.69% 48
Surrey +72 89 £45,000 +5.88% 12
Berkshire -15 81 £52,750 +0.47% 9
Bristol -32 80 £40,000 -9.09% 11
North West -1 75 £35,000 -17.64% 11
Wiltshire +1 72 £42,500 +21.42% 10
Gloucestershire -19 67 £52,500 - 10
West Midlands -22 65 £45,000 -5.26% 17
East of England -8 64 £43,750 -20.45% 4
Farnborough +2 60 £40,000 +23.07% 4
East Midlands -6 55 £47,500 - 2
Somerset +38 49 £38,500 -6.66% 1
Fareham +33 43 £37,500 -6.25% 5
Reading +1 38 £47,500 -5.00% 7
Portsmouth +24 36 £45,000 +25.00% 7
Yorkshire +2 31 £41,500 -7.77% 7
Hertfordshire -20 31 £46,250 -26.00% 3
Salisbury +18 29 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Birmingham -9 29 £30,000 -38.61% 7
Leatherhead +1 28 £41,000 -11.35% 7
Manchester -15 28 £35,000 -30.00% 7
Liverpool +31 27 £31,250 +17.92% 2
Merseyside +24 27 £31,250 +17.92% 2
Derbyshire -4 27 £47,500 - 1
Chippenham -8 25 £32,500 - 1
Derby -2 24 £47,500 -

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 February 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 3163 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 630 (19.92%) Microsoft
3 629 (19.89%) Windows
4 610 (19.29%) ITIL
5 543 (17.17%) DV Cleared
6 457 (14.45%) Java
7 454 (14.35%) Agile Software Development
8 447 (14.13%) Linux
9 423 (13.37%) Degree
10 420 (13.28%) C
11 361 (11.41%) VMware
12 338 (10.69%) Firewall
13 336 (10.62%) Information Security
14 334 (10.56%) SQL
15 333 (10.53%) MS Excel
16 332 (10.50%) Cisco
17 328 (10.37%) Cybersecurity
18 317 (10.02%) Oracle
19 299 (9.45%) Active Directory
20 285 (9.01%) Software Engineering
21 278 (8.79%) JavaScript
22 275 (8.69%) C#
23 270 (8.54%) Finance
24 264 (8.35%) CISSP
25 263 (8.31%) Analytical Skills
26 262 (8.28%) VMware Infrastructure
26 262 (8.28%) Cisco Certification
27 259 (8.19%) Management Information System
28 254 (8.03%) HTML
29 252 (7.97%) Project Management

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
1 149 (4.71%) SharePoint
2 93 (2.94%) WebLogic
3 76 (2.40%) MS Exchange
4 68 (2.15%) Apache
5 59 (1.87%) JBoss
6 53 (1.68%) Skype for Business
7 49 (1.55%) IIS
8 45 (1.42%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 44 (1.39%) SharePoint 2010
10 42 (1.33%) SharePoint 2013
11 40 (1.26%) WebSphere
12 37 (1.17%) BizTalk Server
13 33 (1.04%) Alfresco
13 33 (1.04%) Elasticsearch
14 31 (0.98%) Joomla!
14 31 (0.98%) Tomcat
15 24 (0.76%) Oracle Service Bus
16 22 (0.70%) Apache Spark
17 21 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2010
18 20 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 333 (10.53%) MS Excel
2 180 (5.69%) MS Office
3 70 (2.21%) MS Project
4 41 (1.30%) MS PowerPoint
5 20 (0.63%) MS Visio
6 16 (0.51%) InfoPath
7 12 (0.38%) Adobe Illustrator
8 9 (0.28%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 9 (0.28%) AutoCAD
9 8 (0.25%) 3ds Max
9 8 (0.25%) Maya
9 8 (0.25%) Photoshop
10 7 (0.22%) OmniGraffle
10 7 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
11 5 (0.16%) Autodesk Inventor
11 5 (0.16%) S-PLUS
12 4 (0.13%) Simulink
13 3 (0.095%) InDesign
14 2 (0.063%) Open Workbench
14 2 (0.063%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 28 (0.89%) Remedy ITSM
1 28 (0.89%) Sentinel
2 19 (0.60%) Dynamics AX
3 16 (0.51%) SAP CO
3 16 (0.51%) SAP FI
3 16 (0.51%) SAP FI/CO
4 14 (0.44%) assyst
4 14 (0.44%) Dynamics CRM
5 13 (0.41%) Oracle EBS R12
6 12 (0.38%) Oracle ERP
6 12 (0.38%) SAP HR
7 11 (0.35%) Oracle CRM
7 11 (0.35%) SAP PS
8 10 (0.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 9 (0.28%) Primavera
10 8 (0.25%) Oracle EBS
10 8 (0.25%) SAP SCM
11 7 (0.22%) SAP HCM
12 6 (0.19%) SAP GRC
12 6 (0.19%) SAP PSCD
Cloud Services
1 139 (4.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 128 (4.05%) Office 365
3 101 (3.19%) Amazon AWS
4 39 (1.23%) PaaS
5 38 (1.20%) SaaS
6 34 (1.07%) Cloud Computing
6 34 (1.07%) IaaS
7 28 (0.89%) GitHub
8 24 (0.76%) Azure Active Directory
9 12 (0.38%) Google Cloud Platform
10 11 (0.35%) Amazon EC2
11 7 (0.22%) SuccessFactors
12 6 (0.19%) Amazon S3
13 4 (0.13%) Boomi
14 3 (0.095%) AWS CloudFormation
15 2 (0.063%) G Suite
15 2 (0.063%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 338 (10.69%) Firewall
2 222 (7.02%) LAN
3 167 (5.28%) WAN
4 161 (5.09%) DNS
5 153 (4.84%) Network Security
6 152 (4.81%) TCP/IP
7 121 (3.83%) DHCP
8 102 (3.22%) Wireless
9 93 (2.94%) HTTP
10 92 (2.91%) Cisco ASA
11 86 (2.72%) VPN
12 85 (2.69%) MPLS
13 83 (2.62%) OSPF
14 80 (2.53%) BGP
15 61 (1.93%) FTP
16 54 (1.71%) SSL
17 53 (1.68%) VoIP
18 52 (1.64%) Intrusion Detection
19 48 (1.52%) Junos
19 48 (1.52%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 237 (7.49%) SQL Server
2 100 (3.16%) MongoDB
3 85 (2.69%) Hadoop
4 78 (2.47%) Relational Database
5 67 (2.12%) SQL Server 2008
6 63 (1.99%) Oracle Database
7 62 (1.96%) Big Data
7 62 (1.96%) MySQL
8 50 (1.58%) NoSQL
9 48 (1.52%) RDBMS
10 42 (1.33%) Oracle Database 11g
11 39 (1.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 37 (1.17%) SQL Server 2005
13 35 (1.11%) MS Access
14 30 (0.95%) GIS
14 30 (0.95%) PostgreSQL
15 24 (0.76%) Oracle Reports
16 23 (0.73%) Data Warehouse
17 22 (0.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 19 (0.60%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 102 (3.22%) Team Foundation Server
2 89 (2.81%) Visual Studio
3 87 (2.75%) Jenkins
4 61 (1.93%) Git (software)
4 61 (1.93%) Subversion
5 59 (1.87%) Maven
5 59 (1.87%) Selenium
6 56 (1.77%) JUnit
7 53 (1.68%) JIRA
8 41 (1.30%) Rational DOORS
9 34 (1.07%) Oracle Forms
10 31 (0.98%) Cucumber
11 24 (0.76%) TeamCity
12 21 (0.66%) Hudson
13 19 (0.60%) PeopleTools
14 17 (0.54%) Eclipse
15 16 (0.51%) Ant
16 15 (0.47%) JDeveloper
16 15 (0.47%) LoadRunner
17 14 (0.44%) Mockito
General
1 270 (8.54%) Finance
2 166 (5.25%) Telecoms
3 91 (2.88%) Military
4 77 (2.43%) Marketing
5 70 (2.21%) Aerospace
6 68 (2.15%) Manufacturing
7 64 (2.02%) Legal
8 43 (1.36%) Banking
9 35 (1.11%) Electronics
10 17 (0.54%) Retail
11 16 (0.51%) Games
11 16 (0.51%) Law
11 16 (0.51%) Publishing
12 13 (0.41%) Automotive
13 11 (0.35%) Multimedia
14 10 (0.32%) Billing
15 5 (0.16%) Local Government
16 4 (0.13%) Pharmaceutical
17 2 (0.063%) Financial Institution
17 2 (0.063%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 381 (12.05%) Developer
2 323 (10.21%) Consultant
3 294 (9.29%) Architect
4 289 (9.14%) Analyst
5 177 (5.60%) Network Engineer
6 151 (4.77%) Software Engineer
7 136 (4.30%) Support Engineer
8 133 (4.20%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 106 (3.35%) Security Architect
9 106 (3.35%) Systems Engineer
10 98 (3.10%) Security Manager
11 97 (3.07%) Java Developer
12 93 (2.94%) Administrator
13 89 (2.81%) Senior Developer
14 82 (2.59%) Solutions Architect
15 79 (2.50%) Project Manager
16 77 (2.43%) Tester
17 70 (2.21%) Security Engineer
18 61 (1.93%) Security Consultant
19 60 (1.90%) Cisco Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 254 (8.03%) HTML
2 226 (7.15%) Web Services
3 219 (6.92%) .NET
4 187 (5.91%) XML
5 154 (4.87%) CSS
6 114 (3.60%) AngularJS
7 104 (3.29%) ASP.NET
8 101 (3.19%) J2EE
9 94 (2.97%) HTML5
10 90 (2.85%) SOAP
11 89 (2.81%) Spring
12 85 (2.69%) REST
13 69 (2.18%) jQuery
14 67 (2.12%) JSON
15 60 (1.90%) .NET Framework
16 54 (1.71%) Hibernate
16 54 (1.71%) RESTful
17 50 (1.58%) WSDL
18 49 (1.55%) Ajax
19 48 (1.52%) React
Miscellaneous
1 263 (8.31%) Analytical Skills
2 259 (8.19%) Management Information System
3 155 (4.90%) Data Centre
4 108 (3.41%) Computer Science
5 102 (3.22%) CESG
6 98 (3.10%) PKI
7 70 (2.21%) Driving Licence
8 57 (1.80%) Security Operations Centre
9 47 (1.49%) Clustering
10 38 (1.20%) Visualisation
11 34 (1.07%) Private Cloud
11 34 (1.07%) User Experience
12 32 (1.01%) Cybercrime
13 29 (0.92%) Mobile App
14 28 (0.89%) Algorithms
14 28 (0.89%) Blackberry
14 28 (0.89%) Cyber Attack
15 27 (0.85%) Statistics
16 25 (0.79%) Cyberthreat
17 23 (0.73%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 629 (19.89%) Windows
2 447 (14.13%) Linux
3 249 (7.87%) Unix
4 212 (6.70%) Windows Server
5 101 (3.19%) Windows Server 2012
6 88 (2.78%) Windows Server 2008
7 84 (2.66%) Windows 7
8 82 (2.59%) Android
9 65 (2.06%) Windows 10
10 63 (1.99%) Windows Server 2003
11 55 (1.74%) Apple iOS
12 46 (1.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 39 (1.23%) Windows 8
14 31 (0.98%) Solaris
15 27 (0.85%) CentOS
16 22 (0.70%) Windows XP
17 14 (0.44%) Ubuntu
18 13 (0.41%) AIX
18 13 (0.41%) Debian
19 11 (0.35%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 610 (19.29%) ITIL
2 454 (14.35%) Agile Software Development
3 336 (10.62%) Information Security
4 328 (10.37%) Cybersecurity
5 285 (9.01%) Software Engineering
6 252 (7.97%) Project Management
7 205 (6.48%) Service Delivery
8 199 (6.29%) Stakeholder Management
9 185 (5.85%) Scrum
10 177 (5.60%) Service Management
11 169 (5.34%) Risk Management
12 146 (4.62%) Infrastructure Management
13 136 (4.30%) Change Management
14 134 (4.24%) Open Source
14 134 (4.24%) Presales
15 132 (4.17%) Incident Management
16 128 (4.05%) ITIL V3
17 127 (4.02%) SIEM
18 126 (3.98%) SOA
19 124 (3.92%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 457 (14.45%) Java
2 420 (13.28%) C
3 334 (10.56%) SQL
4 278 (8.79%) JavaScript
5 275 (8.69%) C#
6 237 (7.49%) C++
7 155 (4.90%) Python
8 121 (3.83%) PowerShell
9 85 (2.69%) Perl
10 72 (2.28%) Shell Script
11 68 (2.15%) Ruby
12 61 (1.93%) Bash Shell
13 60 (1.90%) PHP
14 54 (1.71%) VB
15 49 (1.55%) PL/SQL
16 44 (1.39%) Scala
17 43 (1.36%) Groovy
18 41 (1.30%) T-SQL
19 33 (1.04%) XPath
20 32 (1.01%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3163 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 543 (17.17%) DV Cleared
3 423 (13.37%) Degree
4 264 (8.35%) CISSP
5 262 (8.28%) Cisco Certification
6 179 (5.66%) CISM
7 156 (4.93%) CCNA
8 146 (4.62%) CCNP
9 124 (3.92%) ITIL Certification
10 123 (3.89%) Microsoft Certification
11 104 (3.29%) CEH
12 99 (3.13%) CISA
13 87 (2.75%) SANS
14 79 (2.50%) MCSE
15 75 (2.37%) CESG Certified Professional
16 62 (1.96%) BPSS Clearance
17 61 (1.93%) MCSA
18 55 (1.74%) GIAC
19 52 (1.64%) CREST Certified
20 46 (1.45%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 204 (6.45%) SLA
2 178 (5.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 100 (3.16%) PCI DSS
4 83 (2.62%) QA
5 40 (1.26%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 39 (1.23%) RMADS
7 29 (0.92%) GPG13
8 25 (0.79%) JSP 440
9 22 (0.70%) COBIT
10 21 (0.66%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 13 (0.41%) ISO 9001
11 13 (0.41%) MISRA
12 11 (0.35%) Def Stans
12 11 (0.35%) JTAG
13 8 (0.25%) Data Quality
14 6 (0.19%) FISMA
14 6 (0.19%) GDPR
14 6 (0.19%) HMG Infosec
15 4 (0.13%) DO-178B
15 4 (0.13%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 299 (9.45%) Active Directory
2 262 (8.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 116 (3.67%) Hyper-V
4 89 (2.81%) vSphere
5 38 (1.20%) Oracle RAC
6 33 (1.04%) Snort
7 30 (0.95%) Docker
8 25 (0.79%) VMware ESXi
9 24 (0.76%) Virtual Machines
10 19 (0.60%) vCloud
11 18 (0.57%) XenApp
12 16 (0.51%) XenDesktop
13 14 (0.44%) BitLocker
14 12 (0.38%) Firmware
15 10 (0.32%) Forefront TMG
16 9 (0.28%) Microsoft App-V
16 9 (0.28%) VMware Workstation
17 6 (0.19%) Dovecot
17 6 (0.19%) HDFS
18 5 (0.16%) Xen
Systems Management
1 85 (2.69%) SCCM
2 44 (1.39%) Nagios
3 42 (1.33%) NetBackup
4 29 (0.92%) Oracle RMAN
5 28 (0.89%) Juniper STRM
6 27 (0.85%) Data Guard
7 26 (0.82%) Ansible
7 26 (0.82%) Puppet
8 25 (0.79%) Microsoft Intune
9 22 (0.70%) HP Quality Center
10 21 (0.66%) SCOM
11 19 (0.60%) Endace
12 18 (0.57%) Microsoft Clustering
13 16 (0.51%) Network Intrusion Detection System
13 16 (0.51%) Oracle Identity Management
13 16 (0.51%) Tivoli
14 15 (0.47%) Nessus
14 15 (0.47%) SCOrch
15 14 (0.44%) Nmap
15 14 (0.44%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 630 (19.92%) Microsoft
2 361 (11.41%) VMware
3 332 (10.50%) Cisco
4 317 (10.02%) Oracle
5 218 (6.89%) Juniper
6 127 (4.02%) HP
7 126 (3.98%) SAP
8 123 (3.89%) IBM
9 68 (2.15%) CheckPoint
10 62 (1.96%) Red Hat
11 60 (1.90%) Citrix
11 60 (1.90%) F5
12 59 (1.87%) Remedy
13 55 (1.74%) Palo Alto
14 42 (1.33%) Symantec
15 41 (1.30%) Computacenter
16 39 (1.23%) EMC
17 37 (1.17%) NetApp
18 36 (1.14%) Siebel
19 34 (1.07%) Fujitsu
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Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £42000 - £55000 per annum + BUPA + Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Malvern, Worcestershire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £42000 - £47000 per annum + + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25000 - 30000
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Leidos
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £47000 - £55000 per annum + Pension + Bupa
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Sanderson
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Sanderson
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000-£60,000 base (plus competitive package)
Posted: 2 days ago
Aldershot, Hampshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 to £55,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £19000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Great Benefits + Company
Posted: 2 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £19000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £40,000 + Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Plymouth, Devon
Experis Ltd
Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
Salisbury, Wiltshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £75,000 - £95,000 + a lucrative package
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £75,000 - £95,000 + a lucrative package
Posted: 2 days ago
Shrewsbury, Shropshire
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Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Belfast, County Antrim
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: From £23,000 to £27,000 per annum Plus benefits
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Farnborough, Hampshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £45000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + bonus + allowance
Posted: 5 days ago
Exeter, Devon
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Company Vehicle + Benefits
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Liverpool, Merseyside
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Newport, Gwent
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £50,000
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