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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 51 120 122
Rank change year-on-year
+69 +2
Permanent jobs citing SC Cleared 236 98 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 4.35% 1.76% 1.66%
As % of the Qualifications category 15.89% 6.11% 5.82%
Number of salaries quoted 206 77 70
Average salary £60,000 £47,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.31% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,125 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £92,500 £58,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
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
1485 1605 1392
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 27.40% 28.76% 28.61%
Number of salaries quoted 1219 1388 1157
Average salary £41,500 £42,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.35% +11.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,850 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £62,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

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 20 August 2014.

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 20 August 2014. 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 +51 209 £65,000 +44.44% 6
Solihull -11 13 £55,000 +15.78%
Warwickshire +24 9 £33,000 +29.41%
Worcestershire +1 3 £57,500 -4.16% 1
Shropshire -10 1 - -
SC Cleared
England

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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.

1 353 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 132 (37.39%) Finance
3 123 (34.84%) Retail
4 109 (30.88%) Oracle
5 84 (23.80%) Back Office
6 70 (19.83%) Windows
7 69 (19.55%) Oracle EBS
8 58 (16.43%) ERP
9 56 (15.86%) Java
10 53 (15.01%) Project Management
11 52 (14.73%) Business Development
12 49 (13.88%) Microsoft
12 49 (13.88%) Migration
13 47 (13.31%) ITIL
14 46 (13.03%) PRINCE2
14 46 (13.03%) Telecoms
14 46 (13.03%) Oracle ERP
15 42 (11.90%) Workflow
15 42 (11.90%) SQL
16 41 (11.61%) Oracle EBS R12
17 38 (10.76%) PL/SQL
17 38 (10.76%) SOA
18 37 (10.48%) Oracle Workflow
19 35 (9.92%) Firewall
20 33 (9.35%) Stakeholder Management
20 33 (9.35%) CRM
20 33 (9.35%) Fujitsu
21 32 (9.07%) German Language
21 32 (9.07%) Data Migration
21 32 (9.07%) Benchmarking

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

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 37 (10.48%) Oracle Workflow
2 23 (6.52%) SharePoint
3 15 (4.25%) SharePoint Server
4 11 (3.12%) Exchange Server 2013
5 10 (2.83%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 7 (1.98%) IBM Notes
7 6 (1.70%) MS Exchange
7 6 (1.70%) Exchange Server 2000
7 6 (1.70%) Exchange Server 2003
7 6 (1.70%) Exchange Server 2007
7 6 (1.70%) Exchange Server 2010
8 5 (1.42%) Lync
8 5 (1.42%) WebSphere
9 4 (1.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 3 (0.85%) Apache Pig
11 2 (0.57%) BizTalk Server
11 2 (0.57%) WebLogic
12 1 (0.28%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 25 (7.08%) MS Excel
2 17 (4.82%) MS Project
3 15 (4.25%) MS Office
4 3 (0.85%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.85%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.57%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 69 (19.55%) Oracle EBS
2 46 (13.03%) Oracle ERP
3 41 (11.61%) Oracle EBS R12
4 21 (5.95%) Oracle Applications
5 16 (4.53%) Oracle iRecruitment
6 9 (2.55%) Remedy ITSM
7 5 (1.42%) Dynamics CRM
8 3 (0.85%) Oracle BPM
8 3 (0.85%) Sentinel
9 2 (0.57%) SAP FI
9 2 (0.57%) assyst
9 2 (0.57%) SAP FI/CO
9 2 (0.57%) Maximo
9 2 (0.57%) Summit
9 2 (0.57%) SAP CO
9 2 (0.57%) SAP FSCM
10 1 (0.28%) TRIRIGA
Cloud Services
1 16 (4.53%) Taleo
2 5 (1.42%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 35 (9.92%) Firewall
2 14 (3.97%) Wireless
3 12 (3.40%) LDAP
3 12 (3.40%) HTTP
3 12 (3.40%) TCP/IP
3 12 (3.40%) SSL
4 7 (1.98%) Unified Communications
5 6 (1.70%) LAN
5 6 (1.70%) WAN
6 4 (1.13%) OSPF
6 4 (1.13%) BGP
7 3 (0.85%) DSL
7 3 (0.85%) MPLS
7 3 (0.85%) Broadband
7 3 (0.85%) Network Security
7 3 (0.85%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (0.57%) Cisco Nexus
8 2 (0.57%) IP Telephony
8 2 (0.57%) Internet
9 1 (0.28%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (5.95%) Oracle Reports
2 18 (5.10%) Oracle Discoverer
3 13 (3.68%) Oracle Database
4 12 (3.40%) Oracle Database 11g
5 10 (2.83%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 10 (2.83%) Relational Database
5 10 (2.83%) RDBMS
5 10 (2.83%) EDRMS
6 8 (2.27%) Data Warehouse
6 8 (2.27%) Oracle BI EE
7 7 (1.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 5 (1.42%) SQL Server
9 4 (1.13%) Big Data
10 3 (0.85%) MarkLogic
10 3 (0.85%) Hadoop
10 3 (0.85%) Apache Hive
10 3 (0.85%) Apache Cassandra
11 2 (0.57%) Oracle Exadata
11 2 (0.57%) Essbase
11 2 (0.57%) DB2
Development Applications
1 29 (8.22%) JIRA
2 21 (5.95%) Oracle Forms
3 15 (4.25%) Ant
3 15 (4.25%) Git (software)
4 13 (3.68%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 12 (3.40%) Jenkins
5 12 (3.40%) Selenium
6 11 (3.12%) LoadRunner
7 10 (2.83%) NeoLoad
8 7 (1.98%) Team Foundation Server
9 6 (1.70%) Talend Open Studio
10 3 (0.85%) JMeter
11 2 (0.57%) JUnit
11 2 (0.57%) WebDriver
11 2 (0.57%) Cucumber
11 2 (0.57%) SoapUI
11 2 (0.57%) LoadUI
11 2 (0.57%) jMock
12 1 (0.28%) Facilita Forecast
12 1 (0.28%) Visual Studio
General
1 132 (37.39%) Finance
2 123 (34.84%) Retail
3 84 (23.80%) Back Office
4 46 (13.03%) Telecoms
5 32 (9.07%) German Language
6 10 (2.83%) Legal
7 4 (1.13%) Banking
8 2 (0.57%) Advertising
8 2 (0.57%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.28%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 64 (18.13%) Consultant
2 60 (17.00%) Architect
3 40 (11.33%) Project Manager
3 40 (11.33%) Developer
4 35 (9.92%) Functional Consultant
4 35 (9.92%) Oracle Consultant
4 35 (9.92%) Oracle Functional Consultant
5 25 (7.08%) Senior Architect
6 18 (5.10%) Solutions Architect
7 17 (4.82%) Applications Developer
8 14 (3.97%) Analyst
8 14 (3.97%) Network Architect
9 13 (3.68%) Mobile Applications Developer
9 13 (3.68%) Mobile Developer
9 13 (3.68%) Test Manager
9 13 (3.68%) Team Leader
10 12 (3.40%) Sales Manager
10 12 (3.40%) Account Manager
11 11 (3.12%) Oracle Developer
12 10 (2.83%) Development Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (7.08%) XML
2 17 (4.82%) Middleware
3 16 (4.53%) HTML
4 15 (4.25%) CSS
4 15 (4.25%) Ajax
4 15 (4.25%) JSON
4 15 (4.25%) jQuery
4 15 (4.25%) HTML5
4 15 (4.25%) PhoneGap
4 15 (4.25%) AngularJS
5 14 (3.97%) Silverlight
6 9 (2.55%) SOAP
6 9 (2.55%) .NET
7 8 (2.27%) Java EE
8 7 (1.98%) WCF
8 7 (1.98%) Web Services
9 6 (1.70%) WebCenter
10 5 (1.42%) Oracle Fusion
10 5 (1.42%) SAP ALE
10 5 (1.42%) SAP Smart Forms
Miscellaneous
1 19 (5.38%) Management Information System
2 17 (4.82%) Blackberry
3 16 (4.53%) Data Integration
4 14 (3.97%) Mobile App
5 13 (3.68%) N-Tier
6 12 (3.40%) Open Source
7 10 (2.83%) Taxonomies
8 5 (1.42%) IBM Mainframe
8 5 (1.42%) Mainframe
9 4 (1.13%) Clustering
10 3 (0.85%) Human Factors
11 2 (0.57%) Life Science
11 2 (0.57%) Video Conferencing
11 2 (0.57%) PKI
11 2 (0.57%) AS400
11 2 (0.57%) NHS
11 2 (0.57%) Enterprise Software
12 1 (0.28%) GIS
12 1 (0.28%) Handset
12 1 (0.28%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 70 (19.83%) Windows
2 31 (8.78%) UNIX
3 22 (6.23%) Linux
4 17 (4.82%) Windows 8
5 15 (4.25%) Android
5 15 (4.25%) Apple iOS
6 11 (3.12%) Windows 7
7 10 (2.83%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (2.83%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (1.42%) MVS
8 5 (1.42%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (1.13%) Solaris
10 1 (0.28%) AIX
10 1 (0.28%) Windows NT
10 1 (0.28%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (16.43%) ERP
2 53 (15.01%) Project Management
3 52 (14.73%) Business Development
4 49 (13.88%) Migration
5 47 (13.31%) ITIL
6 46 (13.03%) PRINCE2
7 42 (11.90%) Workflow
8 38 (10.76%) SOA
9 33 (9.35%) CRM
9 33 (9.35%) Stakeholder Management
10 32 (9.07%) Scrum
10 32 (9.07%) Benchmarking
10 32 (9.07%) Six Sigma
10 32 (9.07%) Data Migration
11 30 (8.50%) Business Intelligence
12 24 (6.80%) Agile Software Development
13 21 (5.95%) Waterfall
14 20 (5.67%) Data Management
15 19 (5.38%) Logistics
15 19 (5.38%) Matrix Management
Programming Languages
1 56 (15.86%) Java
2 42 (11.90%) SQL
3 38 (10.76%) PL/SQL
4 19 (5.38%) JavaScript
5 13 (3.68%) ActionScript
5 13 (3.68%) Objective-C
5 13 (3.68%) ActionScript 3.0
6 12 (3.40%) Shell Script
7 11 (3.12%) VB
8 10 (2.83%) VBScript
9 9 (2.55%) PowerShell
10 7 (1.98%) C#
11 5 (1.42%) SAPscript
11 5 (1.42%) ABAP
12 4 (1.13%) Tcl
12 4 (1.13%) Perl
13 2 (0.57%) C
14 1 (0.28%) C++
14 1 (0.28%) Python
14 1 (0.28%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 353 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 21 (5.95%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 14 (3.97%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (2.83%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (2.83%) OCP
4 10 (2.83%) Oracle Certification
4 10 (2.83%) Degree
4 10 (2.83%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 9 (2.55%) ISEB
6 8 (2.27%) CISSP
7 6 (1.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 6 (1.70%) MCP
7 6 (1.70%) CCNP
7 6 (1.70%) DV Cleared
8 5 (1.42%) MCITP
8 5 (1.42%) ISTQB
9 4 (1.13%) CCIE
9 4 (1.13%) CCNA
9 4 (1.13%) ACSA
9 4 (1.13%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (3.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (3.68%) QA
3 6 (1.70%) COSO
3 6 (1.70%) Data Quality
3 6 (1.70%) ISO 9001
3 6 (1.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 4 (1.13%) SLA
5 1 (0.28%) BS7799
System Software
1 11 (3.12%) Active Directory
1 11 (3.12%) VMware Infrastructure
1 11 (3.12%) XenApp
2 9 (2.55%) Hyper-V
3 7 (1.98%) XenDesktop
4 6 (1.70%) VMware ESX
5 4 (1.13%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 4 (1.13%) Terminal Services
6 3 (0.85%) HDFS
6 3 (0.85%) Oracle RMAN
6 3 (0.85%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (0.57%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (0.57%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (0.28%) Terminal Server
8 1 (0.28%) ProxySG
8 1 (0.28%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 12 (3.40%) Puppet
1 12 (3.40%) Vagrant
1 12 (3.40%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (1.98%) SCCM
2 7 (1.98%) Tivoli
2 7 (1.98%) BMC PATROL
2 7 (1.98%) Control-M
3 5 (1.42%) NetBackup
3 5 (1.42%) SCOM
3 5 (1.42%) SCVMM
3 5 (1.42%) SCDPM
3 5 (1.42%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 4 (1.13%) ARCserve
4 4 (1.13%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (0.57%) Backup Exec
5 2 (0.57%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.28%) CORE IMPACT
6 1 (0.28%) Nessus
6 1 (0.28%) WSUS
Vendors
1 109 (30.88%) Oracle
2 49 (13.88%) Microsoft
3 33 (9.35%) Fujitsu
4 26 (7.37%) VMware
5 24 (6.80%) Cisco
6 23 (6.52%) HP
7 17 (4.82%) Citrix
8 15 (4.25%) Sencha
9 14 (3.97%) F5
10 13 (3.68%) Juniper
10 13 (3.68%) Hyperion
10 13 (3.68%) Appcelerator
11 12 (3.40%) EMC
12 11 (3.12%) IBM
12 11 (3.12%) SAP
13 10 (2.83%) Open Text
13 10 (2.83%) SOASTA, Inc
14 9 (2.55%) BMC
14 9 (2.55%) Remedy
15 8 (2.27%) CheckPoint
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
NES Global Talent
Salary: £55000 to £60000 per annum - Car Allowance, Pension, Healthcare etc
Posted: 2 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £27000 - £31000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
The People Network
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
The People Network
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Excellent Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
NES Global Talent
Salary: £60000 to £65000 per annum - Car Allowance, Pension
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
NES Global Talent
Salary: £60000 to £70000 per annum - Car Allowance, Pension, Healthcare etc
Posted: 6 days ago