The table below looks at the statistics for SC 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 SC Cleared over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 83 71 154
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +83
Permanent jobs citing SC Cleared 132 143 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.65% 3.31% 1.03%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.12% 11.87% 3.65%
Number of salaries quoted 103 76 33
Average salary £53,500 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.88% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,900 £31,750 £35,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £55,000 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £46,500 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+8.13% +1.17%
SC Cleared
England

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

Qualifications Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1304 1205 1342
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 26.14% 27.89% 28.11%
Number of salaries quoted 1123 943 1153
Average salary £40,000 £41,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% +5.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

SC Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

SC Cleared Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

SC Cleared
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

SC Cleared Salary Trend in the West Midlands

SC Cleared
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SC Cleared across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

SC Cleared Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

SC Cleared
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SC Cleared within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +23 100 £55,000 +10.00% 7
Solihull -8 17 £50,000 +11.11% 2
Worcestershire +11 5 £47,500 +11.76% 1
Warwickshire -17 5 £42,500 +28.78% 3
Staffordshire +5 4 £42,000 -6.66%
Walsall -3 2 £45,000 +28.57%
Coventry - 2 £45,000 -
Wolverhampton - 1 £50,000 -
SC Cleared
England

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing SC 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 SC Cleared.

1 384 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 101 (26.30%) Windows
3 90 (23.44%) ITIL
3 90 (23.44%) Oracle
4 74 (19.27%) Microsoft
5 70 (18.23%) Firewall
6 67 (17.45%) Mentoring
7 66 (17.19%) Agile Software Development
8 64 (16.67%) Finance
9 63 (16.41%) Java
10 59 (15.36%) SOA
11 52 (13.54%) Cisco
11 52 (13.54%) Project Management
11 52 (13.54%) Retail
12 48 (12.50%) VMware
13 46 (11.98%) Oracle EBS
14 44 (11.46%) JIRA
15 43 (11.20%) Scrum
15 43 (11.20%) PRINCE2
16 42 (10.94%) Linux
16 42 (10.94%) Business Intelligence
17 41 (10.68%) XML
18 40 (10.42%) Telecoms
18 40 (10.42%) Life Science
19 39 (10.16%) JavaScript
20 38 (9.90%) jQuery
21 37 (9.64%) SQL
21 37 (9.64%) MS Excel
22 36 (9.38%) HTML
22 36 (9.38%) CSS

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing SC 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 SC Cleared. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 31 (8.07%) MS Exchange
2 26 (6.77%) SharePoint
3 23 (5.99%) Exchange Server 2013
4 22 (5.73%) WebLogic
4 22 (5.73%) Exchange Server 2010
5 18 (4.69%) Oracle Workflow
6 17 (4.43%) Lync
6 17 (4.43%) Exchange Server 2007
7 16 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2003
8 12 (3.13%) WebSphere
9 9 (2.34%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 9 (2.34%) Exchange Server 2000
10 7 (1.82%) SharePoint Server
11 6 (1.56%) MQSeries
11 6 (1.56%) JBoss
11 6 (1.56%) IBM Notes
11 6 (1.56%) SAS
11 6 (1.56%) Apache Pig
12 4 (1.04%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 3 (0.78%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 37 (9.64%) MS Excel
2 13 (3.39%) MS Office
3 7 (1.82%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 46 (11.98%) Oracle EBS
2 30 (7.81%) Oracle EBS R12
3 15 (3.91%) Oracle ERP
3 15 (3.91%) Oracle Applications
4 11 (2.86%) Dynamics CRM
5 6 (1.56%) Oracle BPM
6 3 (0.78%) Oracle iRecruitment
6 3 (0.78%) assyst
7 2 (0.52%) Hyperion Planning
8 1 (0.26%) Oracle Financials
8 1 (0.26%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 18 (4.69%) Office 365
2 10 (2.60%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.78%) Taleo
4 1 (0.26%) SaaS
4 1 (0.26%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 70 (18.23%) Firewall
2 17 (4.43%) Unified Communications
3 16 (4.17%) Wireless
3 16 (4.17%) TCP/IP
4 14 (3.65%) BGP
4 14 (3.65%) OSPF
4 14 (3.65%) LAN
4 14 (3.65%) WAN
5 11 (2.86%) LDAP
5 11 (2.86%) HTTP
5 11 (2.86%) SSL
6 8 (2.08%) SAN
6 8 (2.08%) Network Security
7 6 (1.56%) Wi-Fi
7 6 (1.56%) MPLS
8 5 (1.30%) Junos
8 5 (1.30%) FirePass
8 5 (1.30%) VoIP
9 3 (0.78%) Intrusion Detection
10 2 (0.52%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (5.21%) Oracle Database
2 19 (4.95%) Oracle BI EE
3 18 (4.69%) Data Warehouse
4 16 (4.17%) Oracle Reports
5 13 (3.39%) Oracle Database 11g
5 13 (3.39%) Oracle Discoverer
6 12 (3.13%) Essbase
7 10 (2.60%) Oracle Database 10g
7 10 (2.60%) Oracle Exadata
8 9 (2.34%) SQL Server
9 7 (1.82%) Big Data
10 6 (1.56%) EDRMS
10 6 (1.56%) SQL Server 2005
10 6 (1.56%) MarkLogic
10 6 (1.56%) Apache Hive
10 6 (1.56%) Apache Cassandra
10 6 (1.56%) Hadoop
10 6 (1.56%) SQL Server 2008
11 4 (1.04%) SAP BW
12 3 (0.78%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 44 (11.46%) JIRA
2 34 (8.85%) Ant
3 33 (8.59%) Git (software)
4 22 (5.73%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 18 (4.69%) Talend Open Studio
6 16 (4.17%) Oracle Forms
7 12 (3.13%) Jenkins
8 6 (1.56%) JUnit
8 6 (1.56%) Selenium
9 2 (0.52%) Eclipse
10 1 (0.26%) Hudson
10 1 (0.26%) Maven
10 1 (0.26%) Subversion
10 1 (0.26%) PVCS
10 1 (0.26%) NetBeans
General
1 64 (16.67%) Finance
2 52 (13.54%) Retail
3 40 (10.42%) Telecoms
4 8 (2.08%) Back Office
4 8 (2.08%) Banking
5 5 (1.30%) Electronics
6 3 (0.78%) Legal
7 2 (0.52%) German Language
8 1 (0.26%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.26%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 93 (24.22%) Consultant
2 61 (15.89%) Architect
3 51 (13.28%) Developer
4 30 (7.81%) Project Manager
5 27 (7.03%) Senior Architect
6 25 (6.51%) Analyst
7 22 (5.73%) Applications Developer
7 22 (5.73%) Mobile Applications Developer
7 22 (5.73%) Mobile Developer
8 17 (4.43%) Oracle Consultant
8 17 (4.43%) Senior Developer
9 16 (4.17%) DBA
9 16 (4.17%) Network Architect
9 16 (4.17%) Oracle DBA
10 15 (3.91%) Senior Network Architect
11 13 (3.39%) Senior Mobile Applications Developer
11 13 (3.39%) Senior Applications Developer
11 13 (3.39%) Firewall Engineer
11 13 (3.39%) Oracle Developer
12 11 (2.86%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (10.68%) XML
2 38 (9.90%) jQuery
3 36 (9.38%) HTML
3 36 (9.38%) CSS
4 35 (9.11%) JSON
5 34 (8.85%) AngularJS
5 34 (8.85%) HTML5
6 33 (8.59%) PhoneGap
7 28 (7.29%) Ajax
8 22 (5.73%) Silverlight
9 18 (4.69%) Middleware
10 12 (3.13%) Java EE
11 7 (1.82%) .NET
12 6 (1.56%) ISPF
12 6 (1.56%) Apache Camel
12 6 (1.56%) CSS3
12 6 (1.56%) Oracle Fusion
13 3 (0.78%) WebCenter
14 2 (0.52%) J2EE
15 1 (0.26%) OpenID
Miscellaneous
1 40 (10.42%) Life Science
2 29 (7.55%) Analytical Skills
3 27 (7.03%) User Experience
4 26 (6.77%) Blackberry
5 22 (5.73%) N-Tier
5 22 (5.73%) Mobile App
6 15 (3.91%) Data Integration
7 11 (2.86%) Open Source
8 9 (2.34%) Clustering
9 8 (2.08%) Management Information System
10 6 (1.56%) Mainframe
10 6 (1.56%) Taxonomies
11 3 (0.78%) SCADA
12 2 (0.52%) GIS
13 1 (0.26%) Mathematics
13 1 (0.26%) Physics
13 1 (0.26%) Computer Science
13 1 (0.26%) Fat Client
13 1 (0.26%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 101 (26.30%) Windows
2 42 (10.94%) Linux
3 35 (9.11%) UNIX
4 33 (8.59%) Windows 8
5 27 (7.03%) Android
5 27 (7.03%) Apple iOS
6 18 (4.69%) Windows Server 2008
7 17 (4.43%) Solaris
8 16 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
9 15 (3.91%) Windows Server 2012
10 14 (3.65%) Windows 7
11 6 (1.56%) Windows 2000
12 5 (1.30%) Windows XP
13 2 (0.52%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (23.44%) ITIL
2 67 (17.45%) Mentoring
3 66 (17.19%) Agile Software Development
4 59 (15.36%) SOA
5 52 (13.54%) Project Management
6 43 (11.20%) Scrum
6 43 (11.20%) PRINCE2
7 42 (10.94%) Business Intelligence
8 35 (9.11%) CRM
9 33 (8.59%) OOP
9 33 (8.59%) Migration
9 33 (8.59%) MVC
10 30 (7.81%) Change Management
11 27 (7.03%) ERP
12 26 (6.77%) Enterprise Architecture
13 23 (5.99%) Supplier Management
14 22 (5.73%) Stakeholder Management
14 22 (5.73%) Android Development
14 22 (5.73%) iOS Development
14 22 (5.73%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 63 (16.41%) Java
2 39 (10.16%) JavaScript
3 37 (9.64%) SQL
4 29 (7.55%) PL/SQL
5 22 (5.73%) ActionScript
5 22 (5.73%) Objective-C
5 22 (5.73%) ActionScript 3.0
6 14 (3.65%) Perl
7 13 (3.39%) Tcl
8 12 (3.13%) C
9 6 (1.56%) VBScript
9 6 (1.56%) VB
9 6 (1.56%) JCL
9 6 (1.56%) PowerShell
10 5 (1.30%) C++
11 4 (1.04%) Shell Script
12 2 (0.52%) Python
12 2 (0.52%) Assembly Language
12 2 (0.52%) Ruby
12 2 (0.52%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 384 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 25 (6.51%) Cisco Certification
3 22 (5.73%) CCNP
4 14 (3.65%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 13 (3.39%) Degree
6 12 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
7 11 (2.86%) ISEB
8 9 (2.34%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 9 (2.34%) MCP
9 8 (2.08%) ITIL Certification
9 8 (2.08%) CCNA
10 5 (1.30%) CCEE
10 5 (1.30%) CCIA
10 5 (1.30%) DV Cleared
10 5 (1.30%) CCA
10 5 (1.30%) Citrix Certification
11 3 (0.78%) OCP
11 3 (0.78%) Oracle Certification
11 3 (0.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 3 (0.78%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (5.73%) SLA
2 18 (4.69%) QA
3 12 (3.13%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.78%) COSO
4 3 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.78%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.26%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 32 (8.33%) Active Directory
2 24 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (4.95%) XenApp
3 19 (4.95%) Hyper-V
4 16 (4.17%) Oracle RMAN
5 9 (2.34%) XenDesktop
5 9 (2.34%) VMware ESX
6 7 (1.82%) Terminal Services
6 7 (1.82%) Microsoft App-V
7 6 (1.56%) Oracle RAC
7 6 (1.56%) HDFS
8 4 (1.04%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 2 (0.52%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 2 (0.52%) Forefront TMG
10 1 (0.26%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 11 (2.86%) Vagrant
1 11 (2.86%) Opscode Chef
1 11 (2.86%) Puppet
2 10 (2.60%) SCOM
3 9 (2.34%) SCCM
4 8 (2.08%) SCVMM
5 6 (1.56%) OpenView
5 6 (1.56%) ServiceCenter
5 6 (1.56%) SCDPM
6 5 (1.30%) FortiGate
6 5 (1.30%) WSUS
7 4 (1.04%) NetBackup
7 4 (1.04%) ARCserve
7 4 (1.04%) Norton AntiVirus
7 4 (1.04%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 4 (1.04%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 4 (1.04%) EdgeSight
8 3 (0.78%) SCSM
9 2 (0.52%) Backup Exec
10 1 (0.26%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 90 (23.44%) Oracle
2 74 (19.27%) Microsoft
3 52 (13.54%) Cisco
4 48 (12.50%) VMware
5 27 (7.03%) Sencha
5 27 (7.03%) IBM
5 27 (7.03%) Hyperion
6 26 (6.77%) Citrix
6 26 (6.77%) HP
7 24 (6.25%) Juniper
8 23 (5.99%) F5
8 23 (5.99%) CheckPoint
9 22 (5.73%) Appcelerator
10 21 (5.47%) Fujitsu
11 18 (4.69%) Talend
12 12 (3.13%) Informatica
13 11 (2.86%) SAP
13 11 (2.86%) NetApp
14 9 (2.34%) AppSense
15 8 (2.08%) Salesforce.com
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Synergize Consulting
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum + Package (dependent on experience)
Posted: 3 days ago
West Midlands
EMBS- People Transfer
Salary: Car Allow + Medical + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Competitive salary package
Posted: 4 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Warwickshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £70K basic + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Redditch, Worcestershire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Car or All, Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
West Midlands
EMBS- People Transfer
Salary: Car Allow + Medical + Bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Serco Group PLC
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Rugby, Warwickshire
GE Energy Management
Salary: £ Competitive Salary & Excellent Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
SCC
Posted: 20 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
SCC
Posted: 20 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
CGI
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 26 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
CGI
Salary: £50,000 - £75,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 27 days ago