The first table below looks at the demand for BC Cleared in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited BC Cleared over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the West Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Basic Check (BC) Clearance
Rank - 201 192
Permanent jobs citing BC Cleared 0 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands - 0.020% 0.021%
As % of the Qualifications category - 0.069% 0.085%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Average salary - - £30,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+18.75% -5.88%
Qualifications Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1304 1446 1170
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 26.37% 28.87% 24.99%
Number of salaries quoted 1041 1178 963
Average salary £42,500 £39,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.97% +9.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
BC Cleared
England

BC Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

BC Cleared Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

BC Cleared
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

BC Cleared Salary Trend in the West Midlands

BC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing BC 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 BC Cleared.

1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) F5
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) CheckPoint
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) Advertising
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Blue Coat
3 1 (33.33%) Network Design
3 1 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (33.33%) BIG-IP
3 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
3 1 (33.33%) Fortinet
3 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
3 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) webMethods
3 1 (33.33%) MPLS
3 1 (33.33%) OSPF
3 1 (33.33%) McAfee
3 1 (33.33%) BGP
3 1 (33.33%) CCNA
3 1 (33.33%) CCDA
3 1 (33.33%) CiscoWorks
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (33.33%) Nokia
3 1 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) WAN Optimisation
3 1 (33.33%) DMVPN
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus

BC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing BC 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 BC Cleared. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (33.33%) BIG-IP
2 1 (33.33%) MPLS
2 1 (33.33%) OSPF
2 1 (33.33%) BGP
2 1 (33.33%) DMVPN
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (33.33%) VoIP
2 1 (33.33%) WAN
General
1 1 (33.33%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Implementation Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Network Implementation Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Lead Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) Network Design
1 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
1 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
1 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
1 1 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
1 1 (33.33%) WAN Optimisation
1 1 (33.33%) Network Management
1 1 (33.33%) EAI
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) CCNA
2 1 (33.33%) CCDA
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) F5
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
1 2 (66.67%) CheckPoint
2 1 (33.33%) Blue Coat
2 1 (33.33%) Fortinet
2 1 (33.33%) webMethods
2 1 (33.33%) McAfee
2 1 (33.33%) Nokia