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

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 99 78 128
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +50
Permanent jobs citing SC Cleared 145 171 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.51% 3.19% 1.66%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.69% 11.72% 5.93%
Number of salaries quoted 97 141 56
Average salary £57,500 £60,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.16% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,466 £39,000 £31,250
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £95,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +11.76%
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
1496 1459 1535
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 25.85% 27.21% 28.08%
Number of salaries quoted 1165 1157 1294
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

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 7 July 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 7 July 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 -19 112 £60,000 - 16
Solihull +3 12 £32,000 -41.81% 2
Warwickshire -23 6 £33,665 +2.01% 2
Worcestershire -11 4 £37,500 -34.78% 4
Staffordshire - 4 - - 1
Shropshire - 3 - - 2
West Bromwich - 2 - -
SC Cleared
England

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 7 July 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.

1 308 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 119 (38.64%) Agile Software Development
3 99 (32.14%) Scrum
4 75 (24.35%) Microsoft
5 66 (21.43%) Windows
6 65 (21.10%) Stakeholder Management
7 60 (19.48%) Finance
8 57 (18.51%) SharePoint
9 56 (18.18%) DSDM
10 55 (17.86%) VMware
11 54 (17.53%) PRINCE2
12 47 (15.26%) ITIL
13 46 (14.94%) People Management
14 45 (14.61%) Project Management
15 44 (14.29%) Citrix
15 44 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
16 42 (13.64%) .NET
17 40 (12.99%) MS Excel
17 40 (12.99%) DV Cleared
18 39 (12.66%) XenApp
18 39 (12.66%) Office 365
19 38 (12.34%) Agile Project Management
20 37 (12.01%) XenDesktop
21 33 (10.71%) Migration
21 33 (10.71%) Microsoft App-V
21 33 (10.71%) AppSense
21 33 (10.71%) Windows 7
22 32 (10.39%) Data Centre
23 31 (10.06%) SharePoint 2013
23 31 (10.06%) SharePoint 2010

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

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 57 (18.51%) SharePoint
2 31 (10.06%) SharePoint 2010
2 31 (10.06%) SharePoint 2013
3 13 (4.22%) Alfresco
3 13 (4.22%) Documentum
4 12 (3.90%) MS Exchange
5 11 (3.57%) Lync
6 9 (2.92%) Exchange Server 2010
6 9 (2.92%) SAS
6 9 (2.92%) WebLogic
6 9 (2.92%) IBM Notes
7 8 (2.60%) JBoss
7 8 (2.60%) Exchange Server 2013
8 5 (1.62%) Exchange Server 2003
8 5 (1.62%) WebSphere
8 5 (1.62%) Exchange Server 2007
9 4 (1.30%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 4 (1.30%) IIS
10 2 (0.65%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (0.65%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 40 (12.99%) MS Excel
2 21 (6.82%) InfoPath
3 8 (2.60%) MS Office
4 1 (0.32%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 13 (4.22%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (2.60%) Oracle EBS
3 7 (2.27%) Oracle EBS R12
4 3 (0.97%) assyst
5 2 (0.65%) SAP Business One
5 2 (0.65%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.32%) Sentinel
6 1 (0.32%) Oracle HRMS
6 1 (0.32%) Oracle General Ledger
6 1 (0.32%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.32%) Oracle iProcurement
6 1 (0.32%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.32%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (0.32%) Oracle Cash Management
6 1 (0.32%) Oracle E-Business Tax
Cloud Services
1 39 (12.66%) Office 365
2 17 (5.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (1.95%) Azure Active Directory
4 3 (0.97%) Yammer
5 1 (0.32%) PaaS
5 1 (0.32%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (5.84%) Firewall
2 11 (3.57%) Unified Communications
3 9 (2.92%) BGP
4 8 (2.60%) OSPF
5 6 (1.95%) LAN
5 6 (1.95%) WAN
6 5 (1.62%) TCP/IP
6 5 (1.62%) Wi-Fi
6 5 (1.62%) SAN
6 5 (1.62%) Network Security
7 4 (1.30%) MPLS
7 4 (1.30%) Wireless
7 4 (1.30%) IPsec
7 4 (1.30%) DNS
8 3 (0.97%) DHCP
8 3 (0.97%) Extranet
8 3 (0.97%) Intranet
8 3 (0.97%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (0.65%) Fibre Channel
9 2 (0.65%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 27 (8.77%) SQL Server 2008
3 22 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (1.95%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (1.95%) Oracle Database
5 5 (1.62%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (1.62%) Oracle BI EE
6 3 (0.97%) Relational Database
6 3 (0.97%) Big Data
6 3 (0.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (0.65%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (0.65%) DTS
7 2 (0.65%) RDBMS
7 2 (0.65%) SAP HANA
7 2 (0.65%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (0.65%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (0.32%) MarkLogic
8 1 (0.32%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.32%) Oracle Discoverer
8 1 (0.32%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 23 (7.47%) Visual Studio
2 19 (6.17%) Subversion
3 3 (0.97%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 3 (0.97%) Hudson
3 3 (0.97%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.65%) Visual Studio Team System
4 2 (0.65%) JIRA
5 1 (0.32%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.32%) NUnit
5 1 (0.32%) CruiseControl
5 1 (0.32%) MSBuild
General
1 60 (19.48%) Finance
2 12 (3.90%) Manufacturing
3 6 (1.95%) Retail
4 5 (1.62%) Legal
5 4 (1.30%) Telecoms
6 3 (0.97%) Electronics
7 2 (0.65%) Publishing
7 2 (0.65%) Banking
8 1 (0.32%) Law
Job Titles
1 89 (28.90%) Architect
2 53 (17.21%) Project Manager
3 40 (12.99%) Senior Manager
4 38 (12.34%) Agile Project Manager
5 36 (11.69%) Consultant
6 33 (10.71%) Citrix Architect
7 31 (10.06%) Developer
8 22 (7.14%) Senior Project Manager
9 21 (6.82%) Microsoft Developer
10 20 (6.49%) SharePoint Architect
10 20 (6.49%) Solutions Architect
11 19 (6.17%) .NET Developer
11 19 (6.17%) C# Developer
11 19 (6.17%) ASP.NET Developer
11 19 (6.17%) Delivery Manager
11 19 (6.17%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 19 (6.17%) C# .NET Developer
12 13 (4.22%) SharePoint Solutions Architect
13 12 (3.90%) SharePoint Designer
13 12 (3.90%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (13.64%) .NET
2 25 (8.12%) CSS
2 25 (8.12%) HTML
3 21 (6.82%) .NET Framework
3 21 (6.82%) ASP.NET
3 21 (6.82%) XSLT
3 21 (6.82%) HTML5
4 19 (6.17%) ASP.NET MVC
4 19 (6.17%) ASP.NET MVC 3
5 9 (2.92%) ISPF
6 4 (1.30%) Java EE
6 4 (1.30%) CGI
6 4 (1.30%) Middleware
7 3 (0.97%) ActiveMQ
7 3 (0.97%) JSP
7 3 (0.97%) XML
7 3 (0.97%) Apache Camel
7 3 (0.97%) Apache CXF
8 2 (0.65%) Entity Framework
8 2 (0.65%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 32 (10.39%) Data Centre
2 17 (5.52%) Life Science
3 10 (3.25%) GIS
4 9 (2.92%) Mainframe
5 7 (2.27%) Management Information System
6 5 (1.62%) Clustering
6 5 (1.62%) CESG
6 5 (1.62%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (1.30%) RMADS
7 4 (1.30%) Private Cloud
8 3 (0.97%) Cybercrime
8 3 (0.97%) Blackberry
9 2 (0.65%) Replication
9 2 (0.65%) SecurID
9 2 (0.65%) Data Extraction
9 2 (0.65%) Computer Science
9 2 (0.65%) BYOD
10 1 (0.32%) Public Cloud
10 1 (0.32%) Enterprise Cloud
10 1 (0.32%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 66 (21.43%) Windows
2 33 (10.71%) Windows 7
3 22 (7.14%) UNIX
4 10 (3.25%) Linux
5 7 (2.27%) Solaris
5 7 (2.27%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (1.95%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (1.30%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (0.65%) Ubuntu
8 2 (0.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.32%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (0.32%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (0.32%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 119 (38.64%) Agile Software Development
2 99 (32.14%) Scrum
3 65 (21.10%) Stakeholder Management
4 56 (18.18%) DSDM
5 54 (17.53%) PRINCE2
6 47 (15.26%) ITIL
7 46 (14.94%) People Management
8 45 (14.61%) Project Management
9 38 (12.34%) Agile Project Management
10 33 (10.71%) Migration
11 30 (9.74%) Content Management
12 27 (8.77%) Mentoring
13 25 (8.12%) Business Development
14 23 (7.47%) Configuration Management
15 21 (6.82%) MVC
16 20 (6.49%) Incident Management
16 20 (6.49%) Continuous Integration
17 19 (6.17%) Service Management
17 19 (6.17%) TDD
18 17 (5.52%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 31 (10.06%) SQL
2 23 (7.47%) C#
3 9 (2.92%) JCL
3 9 (2.92%) C
4 8 (2.60%) Perl
5 6 (1.95%) PL/SQL
5 6 (1.95%) Java
6 5 (1.62%) VBScript
7 4 (1.30%) VB
7 4 (1.30%) PowerShell
7 4 (1.30%) Tcl
7 4 (1.30%) JavaScript
8 3 (0.97%) C++
9 2 (0.65%) T-SQL
9 2 (0.65%) Python
9 2 (0.65%) Embedded C
9 2 (0.65%) Embedded C++
10 1 (0.32%) Assembly Language
10 1 (0.32%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 308 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 40 (12.99%) DV Cleared
3 26 (8.44%) CCA
3 26 (8.44%) Citrix Certification
4 25 (8.12%) CCEE
4 25 (8.12%) CCIA
5 19 (6.17%) Cisco Certification
6 13 (4.22%) CCNP
7 12 (3.90%) CISSP
8 10 (3.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 9 (2.92%) CISM
10 7 (2.27%) CCNA
11 6 (1.95%) Degree
12 5 (1.62%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 5 (1.62%) ITIL Certification
13 3 (0.97%) Microsoft Certification
13 3 (0.97%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 3 (0.97%) CCVP
14 2 (0.65%) MCP
14 2 (0.65%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (9.09%) SLA
2 9 (2.92%) QA
3 8 (2.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (1.30%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.32%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.32%) JSP 440
System Software
1 44 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 39 (12.66%) XenApp
3 37 (12.01%) XenDesktop
4 33 (10.71%) Microsoft App-V
5 12 (3.90%) Hyper-V
6 11 (3.57%) Active Directory
7 6 (1.95%) Terminal Services
8 4 (1.30%) BitLocker
9 3 (0.97%) Docker
10 2 (0.65%) XenServer
10 2 (0.65%) VMware ESX
10 2 (0.65%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (0.32%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 1 (0.32%) Xen
11 1 (0.32%) vSphere
11 1 (0.32%) HDFS
11 1 (0.32%) NFS
Systems Management
1 12 (3.90%) SCCM
2 9 (2.92%) OpenView
2 9 (2.92%) ServiceCenter
3 8 (2.60%) SCOM
4 7 (2.27%) SCVMM
5 6 (1.95%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 5 (1.62%) Oracle RMAN
6 5 (1.62%) Nessus
7 4 (1.30%) Windows Intune
7 4 (1.30%) SCDPM
7 4 (1.30%) SCSM
8 3 (0.97%) Puppet
8 3 (0.97%) Opscode Chef
8 3 (0.97%) Norton AntiVirus
8 3 (0.97%) NetBackup
9 2 (0.65%) ARCserve
10 1 (0.32%) Backup Exec
10 1 (0.32%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 1 (0.32%) Oracle Statspack
10 1 (0.32%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 75 (24.35%) Microsoft
2 55 (17.86%) VMware
3 44 (14.29%) Citrix
4 33 (10.71%) AppSense
5 28 (9.09%) IBM
6 26 (8.44%) Cisco
7 25 (8.12%) Fujitsu
8 18 (5.84%) Oracle
8 18 (5.84%) HP
9 17 (5.52%) EMC
10 15 (4.87%) CheckPoint
11 13 (4.22%) OpenText
12 9 (2.92%) Lotus
12 9 (2.92%) Intel
12 9 (2.92%) Juniper
13 8 (2.60%) F5
14 7 (2.27%) Aruba
15 6 (1.95%) Symantec
16 5 (1.62%) Red Hat
16 5 (1.62%) Qualys
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 60,000 to 80,000 + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Birmingham, Warwickshire
NES IT
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 13 hours ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £52K + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £52K + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £52K + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Warwickshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £65,000 D.O.E.
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
X4 Group
Salary: £30k - 40k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: From £47,000 to £47,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
West Midlands
People Source Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + 25% SA, 10% pension + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 to 55,000 + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 to 55,000 + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000 to 60,000 + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
The People Network
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Capgemini
Salary: competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Capgemini
Salary: competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
CGI
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
CGI
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 25 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
SCC
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago