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 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 83 101 123
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +22
Permanent jobs citing SC Cleared 168 118 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 3.14% 2.26% 1.65%
As % of the Qualifications category 12.24% 8.45% 5.70%
Number of salaries quoted 109 85 40
Average salary £60,000 £55,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% +22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,733 £45,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £95,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £46,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +5.88%
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
1373 1396 1456
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 25.64% 26.79% 28.95%
Number of salaries quoted 1054 1095 1171
Average salary £40,000 £41,405 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.39% +8.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
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 27 May 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 27 May 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 +8 119 £60,000 +9.09% 5
Solihull +5 25 - - 2
Warwickshire +2 11 £33,665 - 1
Worcestershire - 4 £37,500 -
West Bromwich - 4 - -
Shropshire -3 2 - -
Staffordshire - 1 £22,500 -
Coventry - 1 £35,000 -
SC Cleared
England

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 May 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.

1 305 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 93 (30.49%) Agile Software Development
3 77 (25.25%) Scrum
4 68 (22.30%) Microsoft
5 67 (21.97%) Windows
6 66 (21.64%) Stakeholder Management
7 65 (21.31%) PRINCE2
8 59 (19.34%) VMware
9 57 (18.69%) ITIL
10 52 (17.05%) Finance
11 49 (16.07%) SharePoint
11 49 (16.07%) VMware Infrastructure
12 48 (15.74%) Citrix
13 47 (15.41%) DSDM
14 44 (14.43%) Data Centre
15 43 (14.10%) XenApp
16 40 (13.11%) People Management
16 40 (13.11%) MS Excel
17 39 (12.79%) XenDesktop
18 38 (12.46%) Project Management
19 36 (11.80%) Microsoft App-V
20 35 (11.48%) AppSense
20 35 (11.48%) Windows 7
21 32 (10.49%) Office 365
21 32 (10.49%) SQL
22 31 (10.16%) .NET
22 31 (10.16%) Agile Project Management
23 30 (9.84%) DV Cleared
23 30 (9.84%) Migration
24 28 (9.18%) CCA

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

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 49 (16.07%) SharePoint
2 23 (7.54%) SharePoint 2010
2 23 (7.54%) SharePoint 2013
3 17 (5.57%) MS Exchange
4 14 (4.59%) Exchange Server 2013
4 14 (4.59%) Exchange Server 2010
5 13 (4.26%) Documentum
5 13 (4.26%) Lync
5 13 (4.26%) Alfresco
6 8 (2.62%) Exchange Server 2003
6 8 (2.62%) IBM Notes
6 8 (2.62%) Exchange Server 2007
6 8 (2.62%) SAS
7 7 (2.30%) WebLogic
8 5 (1.64%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 4 (1.31%) Oracle Workflow
9 4 (1.31%) IIS
10 3 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2000
11 2 (0.66%) JBoss
11 2 (0.66%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 40 (13.11%) MS Excel
2 15 (4.92%) InfoPath
3 7 (2.30%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 11 (3.61%) Oracle EBS
2 9 (2.95%) Dynamics CRM
3 8 (2.62%) Oracle EBS R12
4 4 (1.31%) Oracle Applications
5 3 (0.98%) assyst
6 2 (0.66%) SAP Business One
7 1 (0.33%) Oracle General Ledger
7 1 (0.33%) Oracle iProcurement
7 1 (0.33%) Oracle Payables
7 1 (0.33%) Oracle Receivables
7 1 (0.33%) Oracle Cash Management
7 1 (0.33%) Oracle E-Business Tax
7 1 (0.33%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 32 (10.49%) Office 365
2 16 (5.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.31%) Azure Active Directory
4 3 (0.98%) Yammer
5 1 (0.33%) SaaS
5 1 (0.33%) PaaS
5 1 (0.33%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (7.87%) Firewall
2 12 (3.93%) Unified Communications
3 8 (2.62%) OSPF
3 8 (2.62%) BGP
3 8 (2.62%) LAN
3 8 (2.62%) WAN
4 7 (2.30%) SAN
5 6 (1.97%) Wi-Fi
6 5 (1.64%) Wireless
6 5 (1.64%) Network Security
7 4 (1.31%) TCP/IP
7 4 (1.31%) DNS
8 3 (0.98%) DHCP
8 3 (0.98%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (0.98%) MPLS
9 2 (0.66%) Fibre Channel
9 2 (0.66%) NetScaler
9 2 (0.66%) IPsec
10 1 (0.33%) Intranet
10 1 (0.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (7.87%) SQL Server
2 23 (7.54%) SQL Server 2008
3 17 (5.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (2.30%) SQL Server 2005
4 7 (2.30%) Oracle Database
5 6 (1.97%) Oracle BI EE
6 4 (1.31%) Oracle Reports
6 4 (1.31%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (0.98%) Big Data
7 3 (0.98%) Relational Database
7 3 (0.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (0.66%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (0.66%) DTS
8 2 (0.66%) RDBMS
8 2 (0.66%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (0.66%) SQL Server 2000
8 2 (0.66%) SAP HANA
9 1 (0.33%) MarkLogic
9 1 (0.33%) OLAP
9 1 (0.33%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 17 (5.57%) Visual Studio
2 14 (4.59%) Subversion
3 4 (1.31%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (0.66%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (0.33%) Hudson
5 1 (0.33%) MSBuild
5 1 (0.33%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.33%) NUnit
5 1 (0.33%) CruiseControl
5 1 (0.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 52 (17.05%) Finance
2 8 (2.62%) Manufacturing
3 6 (1.97%) Legal
3 6 (1.97%) Retail
4 5 (1.64%) Electronics
5 4 (1.31%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.66%) Publishing
7 1 (0.33%) Law
Job Titles
1 86 (28.20%) Architect
2 54 (17.70%) Project Manager
3 35 (11.48%) Senior Manager
3 35 (11.48%) Citrix Architect
4 31 (10.16%) Agile Project Manager
4 31 (10.16%) Consultant
5 22 (7.21%) Developer
6 19 (6.23%) Senior Project Manager
6 19 (6.23%) Delivery Manager
7 18 (5.90%) Solutions Architect
8 16 (5.25%) Microsoft Developer
9 15 (4.92%) SharePoint Architect
10 14 (4.59%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 14 (4.59%) C# .NET Developer
10 14 (4.59%) .NET Developer
10 14 (4.59%) C# Developer
10 14 (4.59%) ASP.NET Developer
11 13 (4.26%) SharePoint Solutions Architect
12 10 (3.28%) PMO Manager
13 9 (2.95%) SharePoint Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (10.16%) .NET
2 17 (5.57%) CSS
2 17 (5.57%) HTML
3 16 (5.25%) .NET Framework
3 16 (5.25%) ASP.NET
4 15 (4.92%) XSLT
4 15 (4.92%) HTML5
5 14 (4.59%) ASP.NET MVC
5 14 (4.59%) ASP.NET MVC 3
6 8 (2.62%) ISPF
7 4 (1.31%) CGI
8 3 (0.98%) JSP
9 2 (0.66%) Oracle Fusion
9 2 (0.66%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
9 2 (0.66%) Java EE
9 2 (0.66%) WCF
9 2 (0.66%) Entity Framework
10 1 (0.33%) OpenID
10 1 (0.33%) Apache Camel
10 1 (0.33%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 44 (14.43%) Data Centre
2 22 (7.21%) Life Science
3 12 (3.93%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (3.93%) GIS
4 8 (2.62%) Mainframe
5 6 (1.97%) Clustering
6 5 (1.64%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.31%) Blackberry
7 4 (1.31%) RMADS
8 3 (0.98%) CESG
8 3 (0.98%) Cybercrime
9 2 (0.66%) BYOD
9 2 (0.66%) Computer Science
9 2 (0.66%) SecurID
9 2 (0.66%) Replication
9 2 (0.66%) Data Extraction
9 2 (0.66%) Private Cloud
10 1 (0.33%) Hybrid Cloud
10 1 (0.33%) Public Cloud
10 1 (0.33%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 67 (21.97%) Windows
2 35 (11.48%) Windows 7
3 24 (7.87%) UNIX
4 11 (3.61%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (3.28%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (2.30%) Linux
7 6 (1.97%) Solaris
7 6 (1.97%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (0.66%) Ubuntu
8 2 (0.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.33%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (0.33%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (0.33%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (30.49%) Agile Software Development
2 77 (25.25%) Scrum
3 66 (21.64%) Stakeholder Management
4 65 (21.31%) PRINCE2
5 57 (18.69%) ITIL
6 47 (15.41%) DSDM
7 40 (13.11%) People Management
8 38 (12.46%) Project Management
9 31 (10.16%) Agile Project Management
10 30 (9.84%) Migration
11 28 (9.18%) Mentoring
12 27 (8.85%) Content Management
13 25 (8.20%) Supplier Management
14 23 (7.54%) Business Development
14 23 (7.54%) Configuration Management
15 21 (6.89%) Service Management
16 17 (5.57%) Incident Management
17 16 (5.25%) MVC
17 16 (5.25%) Change Management
18 15 (4.92%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (10.49%) SQL
2 18 (5.90%) C#
3 12 (3.93%) C
4 10 (3.28%) PL/SQL
5 8 (2.62%) JCL
6 6 (1.97%) Perl
7 5 (1.64%) C++
7 5 (1.64%) VBScript
8 4 (1.31%) VB
8 4 (1.31%) PowerShell
8 4 (1.31%) Tcl
9 3 (0.98%) Assembly Language
10 2 (0.66%) Python
10 2 (0.66%) Embedded C
10 2 (0.66%) Embedded C++
10 2 (0.66%) Java
10 2 (0.66%) JavaScript
10 2 (0.66%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 305 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 30 (9.84%) DV Cleared
3 28 (9.18%) CCA
3 28 (9.18%) Citrix Certification
4 27 (8.85%) CCEE
4 27 (8.85%) CCIA
5 17 (5.57%) Cisco Certification
6 14 (4.59%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 11 (3.61%) Degree
8 10 (3.28%) CCNP
9 8 (2.62%) CCNA
9 8 (2.62%) CISSP
10 7 (2.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 5 (1.64%) ITIL Certification
11 5 (1.64%) CISM
12 4 (1.31%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 3 (0.98%) CCVP
13 3 (0.98%) MCP
13 3 (0.98%) Microsoft Certification
14 1 (0.33%) HP ASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (7.87%) SLA
2 11 (3.61%) QA
3 5 (1.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.33%) JSP 440
4 1 (0.33%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.33%) Data Quality
System Software
1 49 (16.07%) VMware Infrastructure
2 43 (14.10%) XenApp
3 39 (12.79%) XenDesktop
4 36 (11.80%) Microsoft App-V
5 15 (4.92%) Active Directory
6 14 (4.59%) Hyper-V
7 7 (2.30%) Terminal Services
8 3 (0.98%) VMware ESX
8 3 (0.98%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 2 (0.66%) BitLocker
10 1 (0.33%) NFS
10 1 (0.33%) XenServer
10 1 (0.33%) vSphere
10 1 (0.33%) Forefront TMG
10 1 (0.33%) Docker
10 1 (0.33%) HDFS
10 1 (0.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 1 (0.33%) Xen
Systems Management
1 13 (4.26%) SCCM
2 9 (2.95%) SCOM
3 8 (2.62%) OpenView
3 8 (2.62%) ServiceCenter
4 7 (2.30%) Oracle RMAN
4 7 (2.30%) SCVMM
5 5 (1.64%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 4 (1.31%) SCSM
6 4 (1.31%) Nessus
6 4 (1.31%) Norton AntiVirus
6 4 (1.31%) NetBackup
6 4 (1.31%) SCDPM
7 3 (0.98%) ARCserve
8 2 (0.66%) Backup Exec
8 2 (0.66%) Windows Intune
9 1 (0.33%) Opscode Chef
9 1 (0.33%) Ionix
9 1 (0.33%) Puppet
9 1 (0.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 68 (22.30%) Microsoft
2 59 (19.34%) VMware
3 48 (15.74%) Citrix
4 35 (11.48%) AppSense
5 27 (8.85%) Fujitsu
5 27 (8.85%) Cisco
6 26 (8.52%) IBM
7 21 (6.89%) Oracle
8 17 (5.57%) HP
8 17 (5.57%) EMC
9 15 (4.92%) CheckPoint
10 13 (4.26%) OpenText
11 8 (2.62%) Lotus
11 8 (2.62%) Intel
11 8 (2.62%) Juniper
11 8 (2.62%) F5
12 7 (2.30%) Aruba
13 6 (1.97%) Hyperion
13 6 (1.97%) Symantec
14 5 (1.64%) SAP
Warwick, Warwickshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £33000 - £34330 per annum + including shift allowance
Posted: 3 hours ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Capgemini
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
SCC
Posted: 16 days ago
Solihull
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Birmingham
CPS Group
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Company Car + excellent benefits
Posted: 26 days ago