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

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 122 51 117
Rank change year-on-year
-71 +66
Permanent jobs citing SC Cleared 101 246 99
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.82% 4.50% 1.80%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.07% 16.37% 6.18%
Number of salaries quoted 70 214 76
Average salary £50,000 £61,250 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.36% +28.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £37,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,750 £90,250 £56,250
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +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
1429 1503 1601
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 25.76% 27.51% 29.03%
Number of salaries quoted 1147 1247 1390
Average salary £42,500 £41,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% -2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,850 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 August 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 August 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 -31 76 £55,000 -15.38% 7
Staffordshire - 7 £30,000 -
Warwickshire -10 5 £25,000 -24.24%
Worcestershire -1 3 - -
Shropshire -6 2 - -
Solihull -8 2 £32,000 -41.81% 1
Coventry -11 1 £37,500 +29.31% 1
SC Cleared
England

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

1 271 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 106 (39.11%) Agile Software Development
3 87 (32.10%) Scrum
4 67 (24.72%) Microsoft
5 61 (22.51%) Windows
6 53 (19.56%) Stakeholder Management
7 51 (18.82%) Finance
8 46 (16.97%) VMware
8 46 (16.97%) DSDM
9 44 (16.24%) ITIL
10 40 (14.76%) .NET
10 40 (14.76%) SharePoint
11 39 (14.39%) PRINCE2
11 39 (14.39%) DV Cleared
11 39 (14.39%) People Management
12 36 (13.28%) MS Excel
13 35 (12.92%) Project Management
13 35 (12.92%) Citrix
14 34 (12.55%) VMware Infrastructure
15 33 (12.18%) SQL
16 32 (11.81%) Office 365
17 31 (11.44%) Agile Project Management
17 31 (11.44%) Migration
18 30 (11.07%) XenApp
19 29 (10.70%) SQL Server
20 28 (10.33%) XenDesktop
21 27 (9.96%) SQL Server 2008
21 27 (9.96%) Data Centre
22 26 (9.59%) SharePoint 2013
22 26 (9.59%) SLA

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

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 40 (14.76%) SharePoint
2 26 (9.59%) SharePoint 2013
3 24 (8.86%) SharePoint 2010
4 10 (3.69%) Documentum
4 10 (3.69%) Alfresco
5 9 (3.32%) SAS
5 9 (3.32%) JBoss
5 9 (3.32%) IBM Notes
6 7 (2.58%) WebLogic
6 7 (2.58%) MS Exchange
6 7 (2.58%) Lync
7 6 (2.21%) Exchange Server 2010
7 6 (2.21%) WebSphere
8 5 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2007
9 4 (1.48%) Exchange Server 2003
9 4 (1.48%) Exchange Server 2013
10 3 (1.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 3 (1.11%) IIS
10 3 (1.11%) Apache
11 2 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 36 (13.28%) MS Excel
2 17 (6.27%) InfoPath
3 10 (3.69%) MS Office
4 1 (0.37%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 8 (2.95%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.48%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (1.48%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (0.74%) SAP Business One
4 1 (0.37%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.37%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.37%) Oracle iProcurement
4 1 (0.37%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.37%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.37%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (0.37%) Oracle E-Business Tax
4 1 (0.37%) Oracle HRMS
4 1 (0.37%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.37%) Sentinel
4 1 (0.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 32 (11.81%) Office 365
2 12 (4.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (2.21%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.37%) PaaS
4 1 (0.37%) IaaS
4 1 (0.37%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 15 (5.54%) Firewall
2 9 (3.32%) BGP
3 7 (2.58%) LAN
3 7 (2.58%) WAN
4 6 (2.21%) TCP/IP
4 6 (2.21%) Cisco ASA
5 5 (1.85%) MPLS
5 5 (1.85%) OSPF
5 5 (1.85%) IPsec
6 4 (1.48%) Wireless
6 4 (1.48%) Network Security
7 3 (1.11%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (1.11%) DNS
7 3 (1.11%) SAN
7 3 (1.11%) Intranet
7 3 (1.11%) Extranet
7 3 (1.11%) DHCP
8 2 (0.74%) HTTP
8 2 (0.74%) HTTPS
8 2 (0.74%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (10.70%) SQL Server
2 27 (9.96%) SQL Server 2008
3 22 (8.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (1.85%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (1.85%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (1.48%) Oracle Database
5 4 (1.48%) Relational Database
5 4 (1.48%) RDBMS
6 3 (1.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (0.74%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (0.74%) Oracle BI EE
7 2 (0.74%) SAP HANA
7 2 (0.74%) Big Data
7 2 (0.74%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (0.74%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (0.74%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (0.74%) DTS
8 1 (0.37%) Oracle Discoverer
8 1 (0.37%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.37%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 20 (7.38%) Subversion
2 18 (6.64%) Visual Studio
3 3 (1.11%) Hudson
3 3 (1.11%) Jenkins
3 3 (1.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (0.74%) JIRA
5 1 (0.37%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 51 (18.82%) Finance
2 15 (5.54%) Manufacturing
3 10 (3.69%) Telecoms
4 5 (1.85%) Legal
5 3 (1.11%) Electronics
5 3 (1.11%) Banking
6 2 (0.74%) Retail
6 2 (0.74%) Publishing
7 1 (0.37%) Marketing
7 1 (0.37%) Law
Job Titles
1 73 (26.94%) Architect
2 39 (14.39%) Project Manager
3 33 (12.18%) Developer
4 32 (11.81%) Consultant
5 31 (11.44%) Senior Manager
5 31 (11.44%) Agile Project Manager
6 24 (8.86%) Citrix Architect
7 21 (7.75%) Microsoft Developer
8 20 (7.38%) C# .NET Developer
8 20 (7.38%) .NET Developer
8 20 (7.38%) C# Developer
9 18 (6.64%) ASP.NET Developer
9 18 (6.64%) Solutions Architect
9 18 (6.64%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 16 (5.90%) SharePoint Architect
10 16 (5.90%) Delivery Manager
10 16 (5.90%) Senior Project Manager
11 12 (4.43%) Designer
11 12 (4.43%) SharePoint Designer
12 9 (3.32%) Mainframe Operator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (14.76%) .NET
2 23 (8.49%) ASP.NET
3 21 (7.75%) CSS
3 21 (7.75%) HTML
3 21 (7.75%) .NET Framework
4 20 (7.38%) ASP.NET MVC
4 20 (7.38%) ASP.NET MVC 3
5 17 (6.27%) HTML5
5 17 (6.27%) XSLT
6 9 (3.32%) ISPF
7 5 (1.85%) jQuery
8 4 (1.48%) CGI
8 4 (1.48%) Middleware
9 3 (1.11%) ActiveMQ
9 3 (1.11%) JSP
9 3 (1.11%) XML
9 3 (1.11%) Java EE
9 3 (1.11%) JSON
9 3 (1.11%) AngularJS
9 3 (1.11%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 27 (9.96%) Data Centre
2 13 (4.80%) Life Science
3 9 (3.32%) Mainframe
3 9 (3.32%) Management Information System
4 8 (2.95%) GIS
4 8 (2.95%) Private Cloud
5 7 (2.58%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (2.21%) Clustering
7 5 (1.85%) CESG
7 5 (1.85%) Computer Science
8 4 (1.48%) RMADS
9 3 (1.11%) Blackberry
9 3 (1.11%) Cybercrime
10 2 (0.74%) Data Extraction
10 2 (0.74%) SecurID
10 2 (0.74%) Enterprise Cloud
10 2 (0.74%) BYOD
11 1 (0.37%) Data Structures
11 1 (0.37%) NHS
11 1 (0.37%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 61 (22.51%) Windows
2 24 (8.86%) Windows 7
3 23 (8.49%) UNIX
4 13 (4.80%) Linux
5 6 (2.21%) Solaris
6 5 (1.85%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (1.48%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (1.48%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.37%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (0.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.37%) AIX
8 1 (0.37%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (39.11%) Agile Software Development
2 87 (32.10%) Scrum
3 53 (19.56%) Stakeholder Management
4 46 (16.97%) DSDM
5 44 (16.24%) ITIL
6 39 (14.39%) PRINCE2
6 39 (14.39%) People Management
7 35 (12.92%) Project Management
8 31 (11.44%) Migration
8 31 (11.44%) Agile Project Management
9 23 (8.49%) MVC
9 23 (8.49%) Content Management
10 22 (8.12%) Configuration Management
10 22 (8.12%) Incident Management
10 22 (8.12%) Mentoring
11 21 (7.75%) Business Development
12 20 (7.38%) Continuous Integration
12 20 (7.38%) TDD
12 20 (7.38%) Service Management
13 16 (5.90%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 33 (12.18%) SQL
2 25 (9.23%) C#
3 9 (3.32%) JCL
3 9 (3.32%) C
4 7 (2.58%) Perl
5 6 (2.21%) Java
6 5 (1.85%) VBScript
7 4 (1.48%) VB
7 4 (1.48%) PowerShell
7 4 (1.48%) Tcl
7 4 (1.48%) JavaScript
7 4 (1.48%) PL/SQL
8 3 (1.11%) T-SQL
9 2 (0.74%) C++
9 2 (0.74%) Shell Script
9 2 (0.74%) Embedded C
9 2 (0.74%) Embedded C++
10 1 (0.37%) Python
Qualifications
1 271 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 39 (14.39%) DV Cleared
3 17 (6.27%) CCA
3 17 (6.27%) Citrix Certification
4 16 (5.90%) CISSP
4 16 (5.90%) Cisco Certification
4 16 (5.90%) CCEE
4 16 (5.90%) CCIA
5 13 (4.80%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 12 (4.43%) CISM
6 12 (4.43%) CCNP
7 8 (2.95%) Degree
8 6 (2.21%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (1.48%) CCNA
9 4 (1.48%) MCSE
9 4 (1.48%) JNCIP
10 3 (1.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 3 (1.11%) MCSA
11 2 (0.74%) MCP
12 1 (0.37%) CIPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (9.59%) SLA
2 11 (4.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (3.69%) QA
4 7 (2.58%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.37%) JSP 440
System Software
1 34 (12.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 30 (11.07%) XenApp
3 28 (10.33%) XenDesktop
4 24 (8.86%) Microsoft App-V
5 14 (5.17%) Hyper-V
6 9 (3.32%) Time Sharing Option
6 9 (3.32%) Job Entry Subsystem
7 8 (2.95%) Active Directory
8 6 (2.21%) Terminal Services
9 5 (1.85%) BitLocker
10 3 (1.11%) Docker
11 2 (0.74%) XenServer
11 2 (0.74%) VMware ESX
11 2 (0.74%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 1 (0.37%) Oracle RAC
12 1 (0.37%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 1 (0.37%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 14 (5.17%) SCCM
2 9 (3.32%) SCOM
2 9 (3.32%) SCVMM
2 9 (3.32%) ServiceCenter
2 9 (3.32%) OpenView
3 7 (2.58%) Nessus
4 6 (2.21%) Windows Intune
4 6 (2.21%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 5 (1.85%) SCSM
5 5 (1.85%) SCDPM
6 3 (1.11%) Puppet
6 3 (1.11%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (1.11%) Norton AntiVirus
6 3 (1.11%) NetBackup
7 2 (0.74%) Nmap
7 2 (0.74%) ARCserve
7 2 (0.74%) Data Guard
7 2 (0.74%) AirWatch
8 1 (0.37%) Ionix
8 1 (0.37%) Oracle Statspack
Vendors
1 67 (24.72%) Microsoft
2 46 (16.97%) VMware
3 35 (12.92%) Citrix
4 26 (9.59%) Cisco
5 24 (8.86%) AppSense
6 21 (7.75%) IBM
7 16 (5.90%) Fujitsu
8 14 (5.17%) Juniper
9 13 (4.80%) EMC
9 13 (4.80%) HP
10 12 (4.43%) CheckPoint
11 10 (3.69%) OpenText
11 10 (3.69%) Oracle
11 10 (3.69%) F5
12 9 (3.32%) Intel
12 9 (3.32%) Lotus
13 5 (1.85%) SAP
13 5 (1.85%) Dell
13 5 (1.85%) Qualys
14 4 (1.48%) Red Hat
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £55,000 - £80,000 plus outstanding package
Posted: 9 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £55,000 plus outstanding package
Posted: 9 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £68K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £68K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £68K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35,000 - £55,000 (Plus Excellent Package!!)
Posted: 6 days ago
West Midlands
Atos
Salary: Competitive Salary Plus Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
CGI
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 21 days ago