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 17 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Check (SC) Clearance
England / West Midlands
Rank 114 136 86
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -50
Permanent jobs citing SC Cleared 106 81 151
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.17% 1.59% 3.05%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.32% 6.52% 11.45%
Number of salaries quoted 58 49 120
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -19.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £34,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,750 £60,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £43,627 £47,000
% change year-on-year
+3.14% -7.17%

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
1137 1242 1319
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 23.30% 24.33% 26.62%
Number of salaries quoted 832 978 1134
Median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,780 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

SC Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the West Midlands region citing SC Cleared as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 17 January 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SC Cleared within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 17 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +28 68 £47,500 +12.42% 6
Herefordshire - 14 £45,000 -
Worcestershire -10 7 £58,750 +38.23% 2
Warwickshire +26 6 £38,500 - 1
Shropshire -16 3 £50,000 +5.26% 2
Coventry +9 2 £32,500 -30.10%
Staffordshire -4 2 £31,500 -19.23% 2
Solihull -19 2 £45,000 -7.69% 1
SC Cleared
England

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, IT jobs citing SC Cleared also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for SC Cleared.

1 252 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 94 (37.30%) Microsoft
3 75 (29.76%) ITIL
4 55 (21.83%) PCI DSS
5 54 (21.43%) Data Centre
6 53 (21.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 52 (20.63%) CISSP
8 48 (19.05%) CISM
9 47 (18.65%) Windows
10 45 (17.86%) Information Security
11 44 (17.46%) Service Delivery
12 43 (17.06%) VMware
13 42 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
14 37 (14.68%) Data Protection
14 37 (14.68%) Continuous Improvement
15 36 (14.29%) MS Excel
16 35 (13.89%) Management Information System
17 33 (13.10%) SIEM
18 32 (12.70%) Cybersecurity
18 32 (12.70%) Microsoft Certification
19 31 (12.30%) LAN
19 31 (12.30%) Office 365
19 31 (12.30%) Degree
20 30 (11.90%) SharePoint
20 30 (11.90%) Firewall
20 30 (11.90%) Risk Management
21 29 (11.51%) CISA
21 29 (11.51%) Risk Assessment
21 29 (11.51%) WAN
22 28 (11.11%) Project Management

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 30 (11.90%) SharePoint
2 10 (3.97%) SharePoint 2010
2 10 (3.97%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (1.19%) Skype for Business
4 2 (0.79%) Captiva
4 2 (0.79%) Confluence
4 2 (0.79%) Documentum
5 1 (0.40%) Apache
5 1 (0.40%) CICS
5 1 (0.40%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (0.40%) SAS
5 1 (0.40%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (0.40%) Tomcat
Applications
1 36 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 19 (7.54%) MS Office
3 4 (1.59%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 27 (10.71%) Sentinel
2 14 (5.56%) Dynamics AX
3 13 (5.16%) assyst
4 9 (3.57%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (1.19%) Maximo
6 1 (0.40%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.40%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 31 (12.30%) Office 365
2 17 (6.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (3.17%) Amazon EC2
5 6 (2.38%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (0.79%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (12.30%) LAN
2 30 (11.90%) Firewall
3 29 (11.51%) WAN
4 24 (9.52%) Network Security
5 19 (7.54%) Cisco ASA
6 18 (7.14%) MPLS
7 17 (6.75%) Cisco Nexus
8 16 (6.35%) OSPF
9 15 (5.95%) DHCP
9 15 (5.95%) DNS
10 14 (5.56%) BGP-4
10 14 (5.56%) Cisco IOS
10 14 (5.56%) DMVPN
10 14 (5.56%) HSRP
10 14 (5.56%) IPv6
11 9 (3.57%) ADSL
11 9 (3.57%) ISDN
11 9 (3.57%) PSTN
11 9 (3.57%) X.25
12 5 (1.98%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 8 (3.17%) Azure SQL Database
3 7 (2.78%) Big Data
4 6 (2.38%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (2.38%) SQL Server 2014
5 5 (1.98%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (1.98%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (1.98%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (1.98%) SQL Server 2016
6 4 (1.59%) Oracle Database
7 2 (0.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (0.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.40%) DB2
8 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (0.40%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.40%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 18 (7.14%) Visual Studio
2 12 (4.76%) Jenkins
2 12 (4.76%) JUnit
2 12 (4.76%) Maven
3 8 (3.17%) DbUnit
3 8 (3.17%) Git (software)
3 8 (3.17%) jMock
3 8 (3.17%) Mockito
3 8 (3.17%) SonarQube
4 4 (1.59%) Eclipse
5 3 (1.19%) Subversion
5 3 (1.19%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (1.19%) TeamCity
6 2 (0.79%) JIRA
7 1 (0.40%) Oracle Forms
General
1 22 (8.73%) Finance
2 7 (2.78%) Legal
3 2 (0.79%) Manufacturing
3 2 (0.79%) Marketing
3 2 (0.79%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.40%) Aerospace
4 1 (0.40%) Local Government
4 1 (0.40%) Military
Job Titles
1 31 (12.30%) Developer
2 23 (9.13%) Architect
3 22 (8.73%) Consultant
4 21 (8.33%) Network Engineer
5 18 (7.14%) Backup Engineer
5 18 (7.14%) Storage and Backup Engineer
5 18 (7.14%) Storage Engineer
6 14 (5.56%) Cisco Engineer
6 14 (5.56%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 14 (5.56%) Information Manager
7 13 (5.16%) Security Officer
8 12 (4.76%) Coordinator
8 12 (4.76%) Java Developer
8 12 (4.76%) Security Architect
8 12 (4.76%) Security Engineer
9 11 (4.37%) Analyst
9 11 (4.37%) Information Officer
9 11 (4.37%) Information Security Officer
10 10 (3.97%) Project Coordinator
10 10 (3.97%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (8.33%) .NET
2 14 (5.56%) 802.1X
2 14 (5.56%) CSS
2 14 (5.56%) HTML
3 13 (5.16%) Web Services
4 12 (4.76%) jQuery
4 12 (4.76%) Spring
5 9 (3.57%) ASP.NET
5 9 (3.57%) REST
6 8 (3.17%) J2EE
6 8 (3.17%) jBPM
6 8 (3.17%) PowerMock
6 8 (3.17%) RESTful
6 8 (3.17%) SOAP
7 6 (2.38%) .NET Framework
8 5 (1.98%) ASP.NET MVC
9 4 (1.59%) Java EE
9 4 (1.59%) JSP
9 4 (1.59%) Struts
9 4 (1.59%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 54 (21.43%) Data Centre
2 35 (13.89%) Management Information System
3 20 (7.94%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (5.95%) CESG
4 15 (5.95%) Cryptography
4 15 (5.95%) Data Protection Act
5 14 (5.56%) PKI
6 13 (5.16%) Computer Science
6 13 (5.16%) Freedom of Information
6 13 (5.16%) Security Operations Centre
6 13 (5.16%) Video Conferencing
7 9 (3.57%) Private Cloud
8 8 (3.17%) Mobile App
9 5 (1.98%) Clustering
9 5 (1.98%) Cyberthreat
10 2 (0.79%) Cyber Attack
10 2 (0.79%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 2 (0.79%) User Experience
11 1 (0.40%) Cybercrime
11 1 (0.40%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 47 (18.65%) Windows
2 19 (7.54%) Windows Server
3 11 (4.37%) Windows 8
4 10 (3.97%) Apple iOS
4 10 (3.97%) Linux
4 10 (3.97%) Windows 10
5 9 (3.57%) Android
5 9 (3.57%) Windows 7
6 7 (2.78%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (2.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (1.98%) Unix
9 4 (1.59%) CentOS
10 2 (0.79%) Solaris
11 1 (0.40%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.40%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.40%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (29.76%) ITIL
2 45 (17.86%) Information Security
3 44 (17.46%) Service Delivery
4 37 (14.68%) Continuous Improvement
4 37 (14.68%) Data Protection
5 33 (13.10%) SIEM
6 32 (12.70%) Cybersecurity
7 30 (11.90%) Risk Management
8 29 (11.51%) Risk Assessment
9 28 (11.11%) Project Management
10 27 (10.71%) Agile Software Development
10 27 (10.71%) IT Governance
11 24 (9.52%) CRM
11 24 (9.52%) ITIL V3
11 24 (9.52%) Security Management
12 22 (8.73%) E-Commerce
12 22 (8.73%) Information Security Management
12 22 (8.73%) Presales
13 21 (8.33%) Change Control
13 21 (8.33%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (9.92%) SQL
2 17 (6.75%) C#
3 13 (5.16%) Java
3 13 (5.16%) JavaScript
3 13 (5.16%) T-SQL
4 11 (4.37%) F#
4 11 (4.37%) VB.NET
5 10 (3.97%) PowerShell
6 5 (1.98%) C
6 5 (1.98%) PL/SQL
7 4 (1.59%) Perl
8 3 (1.19%) Bash Shell
8 3 (1.19%) Python
8 3 (1.19%) VB
8 3 (1.19%) VB6
9 2 (0.79%) Ada
9 2 (0.79%) C++
10 1 (0.40%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 252 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 52 (20.63%) CISSP
3 48 (19.05%) CISM
4 42 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
5 32 (12.70%) Microsoft Certification
6 31 (12.30%) Degree
7 29 (11.51%) CISA
8 26 (10.32%) MCSE
9 25 (9.92%) CCNP
9 25 (9.92%) Cisco Certification
10 21 (8.33%) CCNA
10 21 (8.33%) DV Cleared
11 15 (5.95%) CEH
12 14 (5.56%) CISMP
12 14 (5.56%) CRISC
13 10 (3.97%) APMP
13 10 (3.97%) MCSA
14 8 (3.17%) Citrix Certification
14 8 (3.17%) MCP
15 6 (2.38%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (21.83%) PCI DSS
2 53 (21.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 26 (10.32%) SLA
4 23 (9.13%) GPG13
5 19 (7.54%) QA
6 16 (6.35%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 15 (5.95%) RMADS
8 1 (0.40%) ISO 14001
8 1 (0.40%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 17 (6.75%) Active Directory
2 13 (5.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (4.37%) vSphere
4 6 (2.38%) Hyper-V
5 4 (1.59%) Docker
6 3 (1.19%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (0.79%) BitLocker
8 1 (0.40%) ACF2
8 1 (0.40%) Job Entry Subsystem
8 1 (0.40%) RACF
Systems Management
1 11 (4.37%) SCCM
2 6 (2.38%) Microsoft Intune
3 4 (1.59%) Ansible
3 4 (1.59%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (1.59%) Puppet
3 4 (1.59%) Terraform
4 3 (1.19%) SCOM
4 3 (1.19%) SCVMM
5 2 (0.79%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 2 (0.79%) Network Intrusion Detection System
5 2 (0.79%) SCOrch
6 1 (0.40%) SCSM
Vendors
1 94 (37.30%) Microsoft
2 43 (17.06%) VMware
3 27 (10.71%) Cisco
4 19 (7.54%) IBM
4 19 (7.54%) Symantec
5 17 (6.75%) F5
6 15 (5.95%) ServiceNow
7 14 (5.56%) Cyberoam
8 11 (4.37%) Juniper
9 7 (2.78%) Oracle
10 6 (2.38%) Red Hat
11 5 (1.98%) Palo Alto
12 4 (1.59%) Google
12 4 (1.59%) SaltStack
13 3 (1.19%) Citrix
13 3 (1.19%) EMC
13 3 (1.19%) NetApp
14 2 (0.79%) CheckPoint
14 2 (0.79%) Dell
14 2 (0.79%) Nortel
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