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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 125 94 79
Rank change year-on-year
-31 -15
Permanent jobs citing SC Cleared 103 143 137
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.83% 2.82% 3.18%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.19% 10.73% 11.46%
Number of salaries quoted 72 112 69
Average salary £46,250 £55,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.90% +22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £34,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £70,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £46,500 £43,000
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +8.13%
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
1433 1333 1195
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 25.42% 26.32% 27.72%
Number of salaries quoted 1127 1133 922
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -3.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 9 February 2016.

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 9 February 2016. 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 -50 46 £42,500 -22.72% 19
Solihull +3 11 £40,000 - 4
Worcestershire +1 11 £42,500 -4.49% 1
Staffordshire +7 8 £34,000 -19.04% 2
Shropshire - 6 £47,500 - 2
Warwickshire -19 4 £67,500 +58.82% 1
Coventry -2 3 £67,500 +50.00% 2
West Bromwich - 1 - -
SC Cleared
England

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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.

1 179 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 46 (25.70%) Cisco
3 42 (23.46%) Microsoft
4 38 (21.23%) Windows
5 34 (18.99%) Cisco Certification
6 33 (18.44%) Firewall
7 31 (17.32%) ITIL
8 30 (16.76%) WAN
9 29 (16.20%) CCNA
10 28 (15.64%) Active Directory
10 28 (15.64%) Juniper
11 26 (14.53%) LAN
12 25 (13.97%) Linux
12 25 (13.97%) Cybersecurity
12 25 (13.97%) Analytical Skills
13 24 (13.41%) Agile Software Development
14 23 (12.85%) SQL
14 23 (12.85%) Oracle
14 23 (12.85%) CCNP
14 23 (12.85%) MPLS
15 22 (12.29%) C
16 21 (11.73%) Data Centre
17 20 (11.17%) Service Management
18 19 (10.61%) DV Cleared
19 18 (10.06%) CISSP
20 17 (9.50%) Configuration Management
20 17 (9.50%) CISM
20 17 (9.50%) Finance
21 16 (8.94%) CheckPoint
21 16 (8.94%) Office 365

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

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 12 (6.70%) Confluence
2 9 (5.03%) Apache
2 9 (5.03%) JBoss
2 9 (5.03%) SharePoint
3 8 (4.47%) Apache Spark
3 8 (4.47%) Elasticsearch
3 8 (4.47%) Skype for Business
4 7 (3.91%) Tomcat
5 5 (2.79%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (1.68%) MS Exchange
7 2 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (1.12%) WebLogic
7 2 (1.12%) WordPress
8 1 (0.56%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.56%) Node.js
8 1 (0.56%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (0.56%) SAS
8 1 (0.56%) WebSphere
Applications
1 14 (7.82%) MS Excel
2 10 (5.59%) MS Office
3 1 (0.56%) MS Project
3 1 (0.56%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.56%) Open Workbench
3 1 (0.56%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.56%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.56%) assyst
1 1 (0.56%) Maximo
1 1 (0.56%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (0.56%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.56%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 16 (8.94%) Office 365
2 12 (6.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (6.15%) IaaS
4 9 (5.03%) Azure Active Directory
5 4 (2.23%) PaaS
6 3 (1.68%) Amazon AWS
7 2 (1.12%) SaaS
8 1 (0.56%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 33 (18.44%) Firewall
2 30 (16.76%) WAN
3 26 (14.53%) LAN
4 23 (12.85%) MPLS
5 13 (7.26%) Ethernet
6 12 (6.70%) Network Security
7 11 (6.15%) Cisco ASA
8 9 (5.03%) Internet
8 9 (5.03%) SAN
8 9 (5.03%) VPN
8 9 (5.03%) Wireless
9 8 (4.47%) BGP
10 7 (3.91%) Cisco Nexus
10 7 (3.91%) TCP/IP
11 5 (2.79%) Cisco Wireless
11 5 (2.79%) HTTP
11 5 (2.79%) IPsec
11 5 (2.79%) Unified Communications
12 4 (2.23%) DNS
12 4 (2.23%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (6.70%) SQL Server
2 10 (5.59%) MongoDB
3 8 (4.47%) Apache Accumulo
3 8 (4.47%) Apache Cassandra
3 8 (4.47%) Big Data
3 8 (4.47%) Hadoop
3 8 (4.47%) IBM InfoSphere
3 8 (4.47%) Neo4j
4 5 (2.79%) Oracle Database
5 3 (1.68%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.12%) NoSQL
6 2 (1.12%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.56%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.56%) DB2
7 1 (0.56%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (0.56%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.56%) Pentaho
7 1 (0.56%) Power BI
7 1 (0.56%) QlikView
7 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 12 (6.70%) JIRA
2 5 (2.79%) Jenkins
2 5 (2.79%) Oracle APEX
3 2 (1.12%) Eclipse
3 2 (1.12%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.12%) IntelliJ
3 2 (1.12%) JUnit
3 2 (1.12%) Selenium
4 1 (0.56%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.56%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 17 (9.50%) Finance
2 14 (7.82%) Telecoms
3 7 (3.91%) Manufacturing
4 6 (3.35%) Legal
5 5 (2.79%) Law
6 2 (1.12%) Banking
6 2 (1.12%) Marketing
7 1 (0.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 37 (20.67%) Consultant
2 26 (14.53%) Security Consultant
3 22 (12.29%) Developer
4 18 (10.06%) Analyst
5 17 (9.50%) Network Engineer
6 11 (6.15%) Architect
7 9 (5.03%) Administrator
7 9 (5.03%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 8 (4.47%) Big Data Developer
9 7 (3.91%) SharePoint Specialist
9 7 (3.91%) Support Engineer
10 6 (3.35%) Information Security Consultant
10 6 (3.35%) Oracle Developer
10 6 (3.35%) Security Architect
10 6 (3.35%) Senior Analyst
11 5 (2.79%) Delivery Manager
11 5 (2.79%) Principal Consultant
11 5 (2.79%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
11 5 (2.79%) Service Manager
11 5 (2.79%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (6.15%) OpenCL
2 8 (4.47%) Kafka
2 8 (4.47%) ZeroMQ
3 3 (1.68%) .NET
3 3 (1.68%) ASP.NET
3 3 (1.68%) Classic ASP
3 3 (1.68%) jQuery
3 3 (1.68%) LAPP Stack
3 3 (1.68%) NHibernate
3 3 (1.68%) XML
4 2 (1.12%) EJB
4 2 (1.12%) Hibernate
4 2 (1.12%) HTML
4 2 (1.12%) HTML5
4 2 (1.12%) J2EE
4 2 (1.12%) J2SE
4 2 (1.12%) JSON
4 2 (1.12%) Play Framework
4 2 (1.12%) SOAP
4 2 (1.12%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 25 (13.97%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (11.73%) Data Centre
3 11 (6.15%) VHDL
4 9 (5.03%) Security Operations Centre
5 8 (4.47%) Internet of Things
5 8 (4.47%) Management Information System
5 8 (4.47%) Private Cloud
6 5 (2.79%) Enterprise Cloud
6 5 (2.79%) Life Science
7 4 (2.23%) Computer Science
7 4 (2.23%) Driving Licence
7 4 (2.23%) PKI
8 3 (1.68%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (1.12%) EPoS
9 2 (1.12%) Health Informatics
9 2 (1.12%) Hybrid Cloud
9 2 (1.12%) Informatics
9 2 (1.12%) Replication
10 1 (0.56%) Statistics
10 1 (0.56%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 38 (21.23%) Windows
2 25 (13.97%) Linux
3 14 (7.82%) Unix
4 11 (6.15%) Mac OS X
5 10 (5.59%) Windows Server
6 8 (4.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (3.91%) CentOS
8 3 (1.68%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (1.12%) HPUX
9 2 (1.12%) Solaris
9 2 (1.12%) SUSE
9 2 (1.12%) Windows 10
9 2 (1.12%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.56%) Android
10 1 (0.56%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (17.32%) ITIL
2 25 (13.97%) Cybersecurity
3 24 (13.41%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (11.17%) Service Management
5 17 (9.50%) Configuration Management
6 15 (8.38%) Open Source
7 14 (7.82%) Mentoring
7 14 (7.82%) Waterfall
8 12 (6.70%) SDLC
8 12 (6.70%) Service Delivery
9 11 (6.15%) Information Security
9 11 (6.15%) Root Cause Analysis
10 10 (5.59%) Fault Management
10 10 (5.59%) Performance Monitoring
10 10 (5.59%) Security Architecture
11 9 (5.03%) Analytics
11 9 (5.03%) Data Protection
11 9 (5.03%) Load Balancing
11 9 (5.03%) Security Operations
12 8 (4.47%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 23 (12.85%) SQL
2 22 (12.29%) C
3 14 (7.82%) Java
4 13 (7.26%) Scala
5 12 (6.70%) C++
6 11 (6.15%) Perl
6 11 (6.15%) Ruby
7 10 (5.59%) PL/SQL
8 7 (3.91%) Bash Shell
8 7 (3.91%) JavaScript
8 7 (3.91%) Python
9 3 (1.68%) C#
10 2 (1.12%) Groovy
11 1 (0.56%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.56%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.56%) R
11 1 (0.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 179 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 34 (18.99%) Cisco Certification
3 29 (16.20%) CCNA
4 23 (12.85%) CCNP
5 19 (10.61%) DV Cleared
6 18 (10.06%) CISSP
7 17 (9.50%) CISM
8 11 (6.15%) Degree
9 10 (5.59%) MCSE
9 10 (5.59%) Microsoft Certification
10 7 (3.91%) CCSA
10 7 (3.91%) CCSE
10 7 (3.91%) MCSA
11 6 (3.35%) CCDA
12 5 (2.79%) CCDP
12 5 (2.79%) CCIE
12 5 (2.79%) CCIP
12 5 (2.79%) PCI QSA
13 4 (2.23%) JNCIP
13 4 (2.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (8.38%) SLA
2 11 (6.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (5.03%) PCI DSS
4 5 (2.79%) ISO 9001
4 5 (2.79%) PA-DSS
5 4 (2.23%) QA
6 2 (1.12%) Disclosure Scotland
7 1 (0.56%) ISO27002
System Software
1 28 (15.64%) Active Directory
2 12 (6.70%) Hyper-V
3 8 (4.47%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 6 (3.35%) BitLocker
4 6 (3.35%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (2.79%) vSphere
6 3 (1.68%) XenApp
7 2 (1.12%) Docker
7 2 (1.12%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.56%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.56%) Snort
8 1 (0.56%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.56%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 12 (6.70%) SCCM
2 9 (5.03%) SCVMM
2 9 (5.03%) Windows Intune
3 8 (4.47%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 7 (3.91%) Puppet
4 7 (3.91%) SCOM
5 5 (2.79%) Ansible
5 5 (2.79%) SCDPM
5 5 (2.79%) SCSM
6 4 (2.23%) AirWatch
6 4 (2.23%) EnCase
6 4 (2.23%) Nessus
6 4 (2.23%) Nmap
7 1 (0.56%) BMC PATROL
7 1 (0.56%) Control-M
7 1 (0.56%) Data Guard
7 1 (0.56%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.56%) Oracle Identity Management
7 1 (0.56%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.56%) WSUS
Vendors
1 46 (25.70%) Cisco
2 42 (23.46%) Microsoft
3 28 (15.64%) Juniper
4 23 (12.85%) Oracle
5 16 (8.94%) CheckPoint
6 15 (8.38%) VMware
7 13 (7.26%) IBM
8 11 (6.15%) Atlassian
8 11 (6.15%) EMC
9 9 (5.03%) Citrix
9 9 (5.03%) HP
9 9 (5.03%) Nortel
10 8 (4.47%) F5
11 7 (3.91%) Palo Alto
11 7 (3.91%) SolarWinds
12 6 (3.35%) SevOne
13 5 (2.79%) Remedy
14 4 (2.23%) Intel Security
14 4 (2.23%) NetApp
14 4 (2.23%) Symantec
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 17 hours ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £22000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Negotiable + bonus + pension
Posted: 23 hours ago
Lichfield
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands (County)
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
West Midlands
Harrington Boyd
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Worcestershire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £26000 - £34000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £33,000 - £65,000 + an outstanding package
Posted: 5 days ago
West Midlands
Harrington Boyd
Salary: £32000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Competitive Salary package
Posted: 6 days ago
Herefordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £35000 - £50000.00 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 6 days ago
West Midlands
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + travel + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
West Midlands
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £47500 - £62000 per annum + travel + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
CGI
Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
CGI
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Harmonic Limited
Salary: From £75,000 to £85,000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Staffordshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Car Allowance, Pension, Holidays.
Posted: 14 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
CGI
Salary: £36000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
CGI
Salary: £32000 - £33500 per annum + benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
CGI
Salary: £36000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
CGI
Salary: £21000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
CGI
Salary: £23000 - £31000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
CGI
Salary: £26000 - £31000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
CGI
Salary: £32000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Harmonic Limited
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Harmonic Limited
Salary: Rate £450-£550/day
Posted: 17 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Vodafone
Salary: £Attractive, plus shift allowance and annual bonus
Posted: 20 days ago
Solihull
greywood
Salary: £32000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 days ago