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 30 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 155 182 141
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -41
Permanent jobs citing SC Cleared 2093 2017 2611
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.14% 1.84% 2.23%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.04% 6.72% 8.18%
Number of salaries quoted 1490 1576 1877
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year
- -7.21%

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
26043 30009 31924
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 26.60% 27.37% 27.25%
Number of salaries quoted 21067 23905 24972
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 +25 1911 £50,000 +5.26% 270
South East +8 663 £50,000 +11.11% 63
South West +34 366 £42,500 - 65
London -17 354 £60,500 +10.00% 57
Hampshire +4 279 £45,000 +20.00% 30
Berkshire +4 182 £55,000 +4.76% 14
West Midlands +24 156 £50,000 - 22
East of England +7 128 £45,000 -10.00% 13
Surrey +35 124 £55,000 +22.22% 13
Wiltshire +36 119 £35,000 -10.25% 16
Bristol +42 108 £46,250 +15.62% 8
Birmingham -14 94 £62,500 +8.69% 8
Gloucestershire +10 88 £47,500 +5.55% 35
North West +5 85 £45,000 +4.65% 22
Hertfordshire +2 84 £42,500 -15.00% 3
Reading -22 75 £57,500 +10.57% 8
East Midlands -1 62 £40,000 - 4
Chippenham +9 58 £35,000 - 2
Bracknell +25 55 £35,000 -22.22% 1
Yorkshire +39 53 £45,000 -5.26% 11
Leatherhead +17 50 £52,500 +44.82% 2
Gloucester +13 49 £47,500 +5.55% 20
Farnborough +19 44 £36,750 +27.82% 3
Buckinghamshire -17 41 £40,000 -20.00% 4
Aldershot +1 40 £40,000 -20.00% 2
Cumbria 0 38 £45,000 +28.57% 7
Milton Keynes -16 37 £40,000 -11.11% 4
Scotland +3 36 £40,000 -6.81% 6
Southampton -24 35 £38,250 -10.00% 6
Andover -4 31 £45,000 +28.57% 3

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 4260 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 1031 (24.20%) Windows
3 1015 (23.83%) Microsoft
4 819 (19.23%) DV Cleared
5 783 (18.38%) ITIL
6 673 (15.80%) Firewall
7 661 (15.52%) Linux
8 657 (15.42%) Cybersecurity
9 617 (14.48%) VMware
10 591 (13.87%) Degree
11 587 (13.78%) Java
12 586 (13.76%) Agile Software Development
13 516 (12.11%) Finance
14 506 (11.88%) SQL
15 505 (11.85%) Cisco
16 484 (11.36%) Oracle
17 452 (10.61%) C
18 433 (10.16%) Active Directory
19 407 (9.55%) Cisco Certification
19 407 (9.55%) MS Excel
20 401 (9.41%) Information Security
21 399 (9.37%) SQL Server
22 396 (9.30%) Windows Server
23 377 (8.85%) Security Architecture
24 368 (8.64%) VMware Infrastructure
25 349 (8.19%) .NET
25 349 (8.19%) Unix
26 348 (8.17%) HTML
27 339 (7.96%) C#
28 333 (7.82%) JavaScript

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
1 293 (6.88%) SharePoint
2 166 (3.90%) MS Exchange
3 128 (3.00%) Skype for Business
4 110 (2.58%) Apache
5 98 (2.30%) Exchange Server 2010
5 98 (2.30%) JBoss
6 94 (2.21%) SharePoint 2013
7 92 (2.16%) SharePoint 2010
8 81 (1.90%) IIS
9 75 (1.76%) Tomcat
10 72 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2007
11 59 (1.38%) Exchange Server 2013
12 58 (1.36%) WebLogic
13 53 (1.24%) Elasticsearch
14 48 (1.13%) Alfresco
15 45 (1.06%) Joomla!
16 39 (0.92%) WebSphere
17 36 (0.85%) nginx
18 30 (0.70%) Documentum
19 24 (0.56%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 407 (9.55%) MS Excel
2 199 (4.67%) MS Office
3 63 (1.48%) MS Project
4 51 (1.20%) MS Visio
5 17 (0.40%) InfoPath
6 16 (0.38%) MS PowerPoint
7 15 (0.35%) Spreadsheet
8 13 (0.31%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 10 (0.23%) Adobe Illustrator
10 7 (0.16%) SPSS
11 6 (0.14%) 3ds Max
11 6 (0.14%) Maple
11 6 (0.14%) Maya
12 5 (0.12%) OmniGraffle
13 4 (0.094%) AutoCAD
13 4 (0.094%) OrCAD
14 3 (0.070%) Acrobat
14 3 (0.070%) Fireworks
14 3 (0.070%) Photoshop
15 2 (0.047%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 46 (1.08%) Remedy ITSM
2 39 (0.92%) Oracle EBS
3 34 (0.80%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 30 (0.70%) Dynamics CRM
5 15 (0.35%) Oracle 11i
6 12 (0.28%) Oracle EBS R12
7 11 (0.26%) Oracle Applications
7 11 (0.26%) SAP ERP
8 9 (0.21%) Oracle BPM
9 8 (0.19%) SAP HR
10 6 (0.14%) SAP HCM
11 5 (0.12%) Oracle ERP
11 5 (0.12%) StreamServe
12 4 (0.094%) FastStats
12 4 (0.094%) Oracle General Ledger
12 4 (0.094%) Oracle Payables
12 4 (0.094%) Oracle Payroll
12 4 (0.094%) Primavera
12 4 (0.094%) SAP PS
12 4 (0.094%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 178 (4.18%) Office 365
2 150 (3.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 99 (2.32%) Amazon AWS
4 80 (1.88%) SaaS
5 55 (1.29%) Azure Active Directory
6 52 (1.22%) IaaS
7 46 (1.08%) PaaS
8 25 (0.59%) GitHub
9 19 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
10 15 (0.35%) SuccessFactors
11 9 (0.21%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 7 (0.16%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 5 (0.12%) Oracle CX
14 3 (0.070%) Amazon S3
15 2 (0.047%) Amazon EC2
15 2 (0.047%) Force.com
15 2 (0.047%) Google Analytics
15 2 (0.047%) Heroku
16 1 (0.023%) AWS CloudFormation
16 1 (0.023%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 673 (15.80%) Firewall
2 281 (6.60%) WAN
3 259 (6.08%) VPN
4 248 (5.82%) LAN
5 247 (5.80%) Network Security
5 247 (5.80%) TCP/IP
6 156 (3.66%) DNS
7 147 (3.45%) Wireless
8 132 (3.10%) Cisco ASA
8 132 (3.10%) Internet
9 125 (2.93%) MPLS
10 119 (2.79%) SAN
11 96 (2.25%) DHCP
12 92 (2.16%) SSL
13 91 (2.14%) BGP
14 74 (1.74%) OSPF
15 71 (1.67%) Cisco Nexus
16 66 (1.55%) VLAN
17 62 (1.46%) HTTP
18 60 (1.41%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 399 (9.37%) SQL Server
2 181 (4.25%) Big Data
3 142 (3.33%) Oracle Database
4 123 (2.89%) MongoDB
5 114 (2.68%) Hadoop
6 88 (2.07%) NoSQL
7 74 (1.74%) Relational Database
8 67 (1.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 59 (1.38%) MySQL
10 52 (1.22%) Oracle Database 11g
11 50 (1.17%) RDBMS
12 48 (1.13%) PostgreSQL
13 43 (1.01%) Oracle Database 10g
14 39 (0.92%) SQL Server 2008
15 37 (0.87%) Data Warehouse
16 35 (0.82%) Apache Cassandra
17 33 (0.77%) GIS
17 33 (0.77%) Oracle Reports
17 33 (0.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 29 (0.68%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 114 (2.68%) Jenkins
1 114 (2.68%) Visual Studio
2 92 (2.16%) Subversion
3 83 (1.95%) Maven
4 78 (1.83%) Team Foundation Server
5 73 (1.71%) JIRA
6 69 (1.62%) Git (software)
7 58 (1.36%) Selenium
8 54 (1.27%) Ant
9 45 (1.06%) Metasploit
10 42 (0.99%) Jasmine
11 41 (0.96%) Rational DOORS
12 38 (0.89%) Moq
13 37 (0.87%) Burp Suite
14 36 (0.85%) Apache Ivy
15 35 (0.82%) JUnit
16 34 (0.80%) Eclipse
17 24 (0.56%) Bugzilla
18 23 (0.54%) LoadRunner
18 23 (0.54%) Oracle Forms
General
1 516 (12.11%) Finance
2 296 (6.95%) Telecoms
3 142 (3.33%) Manufacturing
4 117 (2.75%) Electronics
5 116 (2.72%) Marketing
6 99 (2.32%) Banking
7 98 (2.30%) Military
8 80 (1.88%) Retail
9 70 (1.64%) Aerospace
10 58 (1.36%) Legal
11 36 (0.85%) Publishing
12 35 (0.82%) Automotive
13 33 (0.77%) Games
14 24 (0.56%) Financial Institution
15 22 (0.52%) Pharmaceutical
16 20 (0.47%) Local Government
17 19 (0.45%) Law
18 18 (0.42%) Back Office
19 17 (0.40%) French Language
20 16 (0.38%) German Language
Job Titles
1 641 (15.05%) Consultant
2 540 (12.68%) Architect
3 501 (11.76%) Analyst
4 451 (10.59%) Developer
5 350 (8.22%) Security Consultant
6 298 (7.00%) Support Engineer
7 283 (6.64%) Network Engineer
8 220 (5.16%) Security Architect
9 160 (3.76%) Administrator
10 154 (3.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 150 (3.52%) Security Engineer
12 131 (3.08%) 3rd Line Engineer
13 130 (3.05%) Java Developer
14 120 (2.82%) Tester
15 118 (2.77%) Support Analyst
15 118 (2.77%) Systems Engineer
16 117 (2.75%) Cybersecurity Architect
17 101 (2.37%) Software Engineer
18 98 (2.30%) IT Engineer
19 97 (2.28%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 349 (8.19%) .NET
2 348 (8.17%) HTML
3 215 (5.05%) CSS
4 209 (4.91%) XML
5 198 (4.65%) HTML5
6 188 (4.41%) Web Services
7 143 (3.36%) ASP.NET
8 121 (2.84%) SOAP
9 120 (2.82%) Spring
10 114 (2.68%) AngularJS
11 85 (2.00%) J2EE
12 77 (1.81%) jQuery
13 71 (1.67%) JSON
14 68 (1.60%) CSS3
15 66 (1.55%) Hibernate
16 65 (1.53%) REST
17 62 (1.46%) Backbone.js
17 62 (1.46%) Node.js
17 62 (1.46%) React
18 57 (1.34%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 261 (6.13%) Analytical Skills
2 228 (5.35%) Management Information System
3 215 (5.05%) Computer Science
4 204 (4.79%) Data Centre
5 176 (4.13%) PKI
6 140 (3.29%) CESG
7 112 (2.63%) Security Operations Centre
8 93 (2.18%) Clustering
9 83 (1.95%) Driving Licence
10 81 (1.90%) Mobile App
11 55 (1.29%) Mathematics
11 55 (1.29%) User Experience
12 47 (1.10%) Private Cloud
13 46 (1.08%) Cyber Attack
13 46 (1.08%) Visualisation
14 45 (1.06%) Embedded Systems
15 42 (0.99%) Cybercrime
15 42 (0.99%) EPoS
16 40 (0.94%) Health Informatics
16 40 (0.94%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 1031 (24.20%) Windows
2 661 (15.52%) Linux
3 396 (9.30%) Windows Server
4 349 (8.19%) Unix
5 275 (6.46%) Windows Server 2008
6 271 (6.36%) Windows Server 2012
7 192 (4.51%) Windows Server 2003
8 133 (3.12%) Windows 7
9 119 (2.79%) Solaris
10 114 (2.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 78 (1.83%) Android
12 71 (1.67%) CentOS
13 69 (1.62%) Windows 10
14 63 (1.48%) Apple iOS
15 46 (1.08%) Windows 8
16 39 (0.92%) Windows XP
17 37 (0.87%) AIX
17 37 (0.87%) Kali Linux
18 25 (0.59%) Windows 2000
19 24 (0.56%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 783 (18.38%) ITIL
2 657 (15.42%) Cybersecurity
3 586 (13.76%) Agile Software Development
4 401 (9.41%) Information Security
5 377 (8.85%) Security Architecture
6 298 (7.00%) Project Management
7 294 (6.90%) Presales
8 256 (6.01%) Service Delivery
9 239 (5.61%) Software Engineering
10 201 (4.72%) SIEM
11 196 (4.60%) Scrum
12 195 (4.58%) Open Source
12 195 (4.58%) UML
13 191 (4.48%) PRINCE2
14 189 (4.44%) Change Management
15 183 (4.30%) Mentoring
15 183 (4.30%) Network Design
16 174 (4.08%) Penetration Testing
17 173 (4.06%) TOGAF
18 166 (3.90%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 587 (13.78%) Java
2 506 (11.88%) SQL
3 452 (10.61%) C
4 339 (7.96%) C#
5 333 (7.82%) JavaScript
6 286 (6.71%) C++
7 218 (5.12%) Python
8 198 (4.65%) PowerShell
9 121 (2.84%) Perl
10 119 (2.79%) PHP
11 99 (2.32%) PL/SQL
12 98 (2.30%) Ruby
13 94 (2.21%) Shell Script
14 89 (2.09%) VB
15 80 (1.88%) VB.NET
16 69 (1.62%) Bash Shell
17 58 (1.36%) T-SQL
18 54 (1.27%) Scala
19 45 (1.06%) Groovy
20 40 (0.94%) XPath
Qualifications
1 4260 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 819 (19.23%) DV Cleared
3 591 (13.87%) Degree
4 407 (9.55%) Cisco Certification
5 316 (7.42%) CISSP
6 274 (6.43%) CCNA
7 223 (5.23%) CCNP
8 169 (3.97%) Microsoft Certification
9 159 (3.73%) CREST Certified
10 156 (3.66%) CISM
11 116 (2.72%) CESG Certified Professional
12 86 (2.02%) ITIL Certification
13 82 (1.92%) MCSE
14 76 (1.78%) JNCIS
15 75 (1.76%) CCIE
15 75 (1.76%) CHECK Team Leader
15 75 (1.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 71 (1.67%) SANS
17 70 (1.64%) CCSE
17 70 (1.64%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 322 (7.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 283 (6.64%) SLA
3 96 (2.25%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 89 (2.09%) PCI DSS
5 85 (2.00%) QA
6 49 (1.15%) RMADS
7 41 (0.96%) Disclosure Scotland
8 24 (0.56%) JSP 440
9 19 (0.45%) GPG13
10 17 (0.40%) ISO 9001
11 16 (0.38%) FISMA
12 13 (0.31%) COBIT
13 12 (0.28%) Data Quality
13 12 (0.28%) ISO27002
14 11 (0.26%) ISO22301
15 8 (0.19%) PA-DSS
15 8 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
16 5 (0.12%) HMG Infosec
16 5 (0.12%) IEC 61508
17 4 (0.094%) WCAG
System Software
1 433 (10.16%) Active Directory
2 368 (8.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 158 (3.71%) Hyper-V
4 141 (3.31%) vSphere
5 76 (1.78%) VMware ESXi
6 61 (1.43%) XenApp
7 60 (1.41%) Docker
8 51 (1.20%) VMware ESX
9 40 (0.94%) vCloud
10 38 (0.89%) Oracle RAC
11 35 (0.82%) Firmware
11 35 (0.82%) Virtual Machines
12 28 (0.66%) BitLocker
13 25 (0.59%) Microsoft App-V
14 22 (0.52%) Terminal Services
15 20 (0.47%) XenDesktop
16 19 (0.45%) Virtual Servers
17 18 (0.42%) Snort
18 15 (0.35%) Oracle Clusterware
19 14 (0.33%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 150 (3.52%) SCCM
2 110 (2.58%) SCOM
3 71 (1.67%) Puppet
4 58 (1.36%) Microsoft Intune
5 46 (1.08%) NetBackup
6 42 (0.99%) Nessus
7 40 (0.94%) Oracle RMAN
8 39 (0.92%) Ansible
9 37 (0.87%) Microsoft Clustering
10 33 (0.77%) Data Guard
11 32 (0.75%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
11 32 (0.75%) SCDPM
12 31 (0.73%) Backup Exec
13 30 (0.70%) McAfee ePO
14 29 (0.68%) HP Quality Center
14 29 (0.68%) SCVMM
15 27 (0.63%) Failover Clustering
15 27 (0.63%) Nagios
16 23 (0.54%) Kubernetes
16 23 (0.54%) Netcool
Vendors
1 1015 (23.83%) Microsoft
2 617 (14.48%) VMware
3 505 (11.85%) Cisco
4 484 (11.36%) Oracle
5 292 (6.85%) Juniper
6 229 (5.38%) HP
7 181 (4.25%) CheckPoint
8 132 (3.10%) Citrix
9 125 (2.93%) IBM
10 118 (2.77%) F5
11 116 (2.72%) Red Hat
12 98 (2.30%) SAP
13 95 (2.23%) Remedy
14 90 (2.11%) Palo Alto
15 89 (2.09%) Dell
16 86 (2.02%) Symantec
17 68 (1.60%) EMC
18 54 (1.27%) Adobe
19 48 (1.13%) LogRhythm
20 47 (1.10%) Fujitsu
Essex
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Saffron Walden, Essex
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 8 hours ago
Essex
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 10 hours ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
set2recruit
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum DOE - Generous Benefits Package
Posted: 4 days ago
UK
EMBS Ltd
Salary: £30k - 70k per year + amazing benefits!
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Negotiable + bonus + pension
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Imperative People
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Farnborough, Hampshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
UK
EMBS Ltd
Salary: £38-65000 + £Car+MS Training/Pension/Medical
Posted: Yesterday
UK
EMBS Ltd
Salary: £38-65,000 + £Car+MS Training/Pension/Medical
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £75-85,000 base and excellent package
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh & Lothians
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £75-85,000 base and excellent package
Posted: 2 days ago
Greater Manchester
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £75-85,000 base and excellent package
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £75-85,000 base and excellent package
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £75-85,000 base and excellent package
Posted: 2 days ago
London
CSC
Posted: 3 days ago
Reigate, Surrey
Imperative People
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Health & Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35000 - 50000 + Car + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Corsham, Wiltshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £37088.00 - £52387.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
UK
EMBS Ltd
Salary: £30k - 65k per year + Amazing Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £20000 - £20500 per annum + 25% Shift Allowance + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £23500 - £32585 per annum + stand by allowance+ benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 per annum + Many more benefits!
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 2 days ago
North West London
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago