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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 49 112 140
Rank change year-on-year
+63 +28
Permanent jobs citing SC Cleared 259 104 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 4.62% 1.91% 1.34%
As % of the Qualifications category 16.63% 6.58% 4.85%
Number of salaries quoted 224 77 54
Average salary £60,000 £47,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.31% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,025 £34,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £55,000 £63,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+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
1557 1580 1340
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 27.80% 29.04% 27.66%
Number of salaries quoted 1302 1361 1109
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014. 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 +47 232 £64,250 +35.26% 7
Solihull -7 16 - -
Warwickshire +12 5 £33,000 +29.41% 1
Worcestershire +2 2 £48,750 -18.75% 3
Shropshire -3 1 - - 1
Coventry -9 1 £29,000 -42.00%
Staffordshire - 1 £32,500 -
SC Cleared
England

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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.

1 412 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 140 (33.98%) Finance
3 137 (33.25%) Retail
4 128 (31.07%) Oracle
5 99 (24.03%) Windows
6 81 (19.66%) Back Office
7 79 (19.17%) Java
8 74 (17.96%) Oracle EBS
9 72 (17.48%) Project Management
10 68 (16.50%) Agile Software Development
11 66 (16.02%) ERP
11 66 (16.02%) Mentoring
12 61 (14.81%) Microsoft
13 59 (14.32%) Business Development
14 58 (14.08%) Migration
15 57 (13.83%) ITIL
16 56 (13.59%) SOA
17 52 (12.62%) Telecoms
18 50 (12.14%) Firewall
18 50 (12.14%) Scrum
19 46 (11.17%) Oracle ERP
20 45 (10.92%) CRM
20 45 (10.92%) Oracle EBS R12
21 44 (10.68%) JIRA
21 44 (10.68%) PRINCE2
22 41 (9.95%) UNIX
22 41 (9.95%) SQL
22 41 (9.95%) Workflow
23 39 (9.47%) VMware
23 39 (9.47%) XML

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 36 (8.74%) Oracle Workflow
2 27 (6.55%) SharePoint
3 19 (4.61%) SharePoint Server
4 15 (3.64%) MS Exchange
4 15 (3.64%) Exchange Server 2013
5 13 (3.16%) Exchange Server 2010
6 12 (2.91%) Exchange Server 2007
6 12 (2.91%) Exchange Server 2000
6 12 (2.91%) Exchange Server 2003
7 10 (2.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 9 (2.18%) WebSphere
8 9 (2.18%) IBM Notes
9 7 (1.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 7 (1.70%) Apache Pig
9 7 (1.70%) Lync
10 6 (1.46%) WebLogic
11 2 (0.49%) SAS
11 2 (0.49%) BizTalk Server
12 1 (0.24%) LiveLink
Applications
1 32 (7.77%) MS Excel
2 16 (3.88%) MS Office
3 15 (3.64%) MS Project
4 1 (0.24%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 74 (17.96%) Oracle EBS
2 46 (11.17%) Oracle ERP
3 45 (10.92%) Oracle EBS R12
4 20 (4.85%) Oracle Applications
5 16 (3.88%) Oracle iRecruitment
6 9 (2.18%) Remedy ITSM
7 7 (1.70%) Oracle BPM
8 5 (1.21%) Dynamics CRM
9 3 (0.73%) Sentinel
9 3 (0.73%) assyst
10 2 (0.49%) SAP FI
10 2 (0.49%) SAP CO
10 2 (0.49%) SAP FI/CO
10 2 (0.49%) Maximo
10 2 (0.49%) Hyperion Planning
10 2 (0.49%) SAP FSCM
11 1 (0.24%) TRIRIGA
11 1 (0.24%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 16 (3.88%) Taleo
2 6 (1.46%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 50 (12.14%) Firewall
2 19 (4.61%) TCP/IP
3 17 (4.13%) HTTP
3 17 (4.13%) LDAP
3 17 (4.13%) SSL
4 16 (3.88%) Wireless
5 9 (2.18%) OSPF
5 9 (2.18%) BGP
6 6 (1.46%) Unified Communications
7 4 (0.97%) LAN
7 4 (0.97%) WAN
8 3 (0.73%) VoIP
8 3 (0.73%) Broadband
8 3 (0.73%) DSL
8 3 (0.73%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (0.49%) Cisco Nexus
9 2 (0.49%) Internet
10 1 (0.24%) 3G
10 1 (0.24%) MPLS
10 1 (0.24%) TETRA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (5.34%) Oracle Discoverer
2 20 (4.85%) Oracle Reports
3 18 (4.37%) Oracle Database
4 16 (3.88%) Oracle Database 11g
4 16 (3.88%) Data Warehouse
5 14 (3.40%) EDRMS
6 12 (2.91%) Oracle BI EE
7 10 (2.43%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 10 (2.43%) Relational Database
7 10 (2.43%) RDBMS
8 8 (1.94%) Essbase
8 8 (1.94%) Big Data
9 7 (1.70%) MarkLogic
9 7 (1.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 7 (1.70%) Hadoop
9 7 (1.70%) Apache Hive
9 7 (1.70%) Apache Cassandra
10 6 (1.46%) Oracle Exadata
10 6 (1.46%) Oracle Database 10g
10 6 (1.46%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 44 (10.68%) JIRA
2 25 (6.07%) Ant
2 25 (6.07%) Git (software)
3 22 (5.34%) Appcelerator Titanium
4 20 (4.85%) Oracle Forms
5 17 (4.13%) Jenkins
6 14 (3.40%) Talend Open Studio
7 11 (2.67%) Selenium
8 10 (2.43%) LoadRunner
9 9 (2.18%) NeoLoad
10 7 (1.70%) Team Foundation Server
11 3 (0.73%) JMeter
12 2 (0.49%) jMock
12 2 (0.49%) JUnit
12 2 (0.49%) WebDriver
12 2 (0.49%) Cucumber
12 2 (0.49%) SoapUI
12 2 (0.49%) LoadUI
13 1 (0.24%) Facilita Forecast
13 1 (0.24%) Visual Studio
General
1 140 (33.98%) Finance
2 137 (33.25%) Retail
3 81 (19.66%) Back Office
4 52 (12.62%) Telecoms
5 32 (7.77%) German Language
6 6 (1.46%) Legal
7 5 (1.21%) Banking
8 2 (0.49%) Advertising
8 2 (0.49%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.24%) Publishing
9 1 (0.24%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.24%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 90 (21.84%) Consultant
2 71 (17.23%) Architect
3 51 (12.38%) Developer
4 37 (8.98%) Oracle Consultant
4 37 (8.98%) Senior Architect
5 35 (8.50%) Oracle Functional Consultant
5 35 (8.50%) Project Manager
5 35 (8.50%) Functional Consultant
6 26 (6.31%) Applications Developer
7 22 (5.34%) Solutions Architect
7 22 (5.34%) Mobile Applications Developer
7 22 (5.34%) Mobile Developer
8 21 (5.10%) Analyst
9 18 (4.37%) Network Architect
10 14 (3.40%) Senior Solutions Architect
10 14 (3.40%) SharePoint Architect
10 14 (3.40%) SharePoint Solutions Architect
10 14 (3.40%) Senior SharePoint Architect
11 13 (3.16%) Team Leader
11 13 (3.16%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (9.47%) XML
2 28 (6.80%) Middleware
3 27 (6.55%) HTML
4 26 (6.31%) CSS
4 26 (6.31%) HTML5
5 25 (6.07%) jQuery
5 25 (6.07%) PhoneGap
5 25 (6.07%) AngularJS
5 25 (6.07%) Ajax
5 25 (6.07%) JSON
6 23 (5.58%) Silverlight
7 15 (3.64%) Java EE
8 14 (3.40%) .NET
9 10 (2.43%) SOAP
10 9 (2.18%) Oracle Fusion
11 8 (1.94%) Web Services
12 7 (1.70%) WCF
13 6 (1.46%) WebCenter
14 5 (1.21%) SAP Smart Forms
14 5 (1.21%) BAPI
Miscellaneous
1 29 (7.04%) Blackberry
2 27 (6.55%) User Experience
2 27 (6.55%) Analytical Skills
3 24 (5.83%) Data Integration
4 23 (5.58%) Mobile App
5 22 (5.34%) N-Tier
6 17 (4.13%) Open Source
7 15 (3.64%) Management Information System
8 14 (3.40%) Taxonomies
9 9 (2.18%) Clustering
10 8 (1.94%) Life Science
11 7 (1.70%) Mainframe
12 5 (1.21%) IBM Mainframe
13 2 (0.49%) Enterprise Software
13 2 (0.49%) AS400
13 2 (0.49%) PKI
14 1 (0.24%) Statistics
14 1 (0.24%) Data Protection Act
14 1 (0.24%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 99 (24.03%) Windows
2 41 (9.95%) UNIX
3 38 (9.22%) Linux
4 30 (7.28%) Windows 8
5 25 (6.07%) Android
5 25 (6.07%) Apple iOS
6 13 (3.16%) Windows Server 2008
6 13 (3.16%) Windows 7
7 12 (2.91%) Windows Server 2003
8 9 (2.18%) Solaris
9 6 (1.46%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (1.21%) MVS
11 2 (0.49%) Windows XP
11 2 (0.49%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.24%) Windows NT
12 1 (0.24%) AIX
12 1 (0.24%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (17.48%) Project Management
2 68 (16.50%) Agile Software Development
3 66 (16.02%) ERP
3 66 (16.02%) Mentoring
4 59 (14.32%) Business Development
5 58 (14.08%) Migration
6 57 (13.83%) ITIL
7 56 (13.59%) SOA
8 50 (12.14%) Scrum
9 45 (10.92%) CRM
10 44 (10.68%) PRINCE2
11 41 (9.95%) Workflow
12 39 (9.47%) Business Intelligence
13 36 (8.74%) Data Migration
14 34 (8.25%) Six Sigma
15 32 (7.77%) Benchmarking
15 32 (7.77%) Stakeholder Management
16 30 (7.28%) Waterfall
17 28 (6.80%) Enterprise Architecture
17 28 (6.80%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 79 (19.17%) Java
2 41 (9.95%) SQL
3 37 (8.98%) PL/SQL
4 30 (7.28%) JavaScript
5 22 (5.34%) ActionScript
5 22 (5.34%) Objective-C
5 22 (5.34%) ActionScript 3.0
6 14 (3.40%) VB
7 13 (3.16%) VBScript
8 12 (2.91%) Shell Script
9 11 (2.67%) PowerShell
10 9 (2.18%) Tcl
10 9 (2.18%) Perl
11 7 (1.70%) C#
12 5 (1.21%) SAPscript
12 5 (1.21%) ABAP
13 2 (0.49%) JCL
13 2 (0.49%) C
14 1 (0.24%) C++
14 1 (0.24%) Python
Qualifications
1 412 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 18 (4.37%) Cisco Certification
3 17 (4.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 13 (3.16%) ISEB
4 13 (3.16%) Microsoft Certification
5 12 (2.91%) MCP
5 12 (2.91%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 11 (2.67%) CCNP
7 10 (2.43%) OCP
7 10 (2.43%) Oracle Certification
7 10 (2.43%) Degree
8 8 (1.94%) CISSP
9 7 (1.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 5 (1.21%) DV Cleared
10 5 (1.21%) MCITP
11 4 (0.97%) ISTQB
11 4 (0.97%) ITIL Certification
11 4 (0.97%) ACSA
11 4 (0.97%) CCNA
12 3 (0.73%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (3.64%) QA
2 14 (3.40%) Data Quality
3 10 (2.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (2.18%) SLA
5 6 (1.46%) ISO 9001
5 6 (1.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 6 (1.46%) COSO
6 1 (0.24%) BS7799
System Software
1 20 (4.85%) Active Directory
2 18 (4.37%) XenApp
3 17 (4.13%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (3.16%) Hyper-V
5 12 (2.91%) VMware ESX
6 8 (1.94%) XenDesktop
6 8 (1.94%) Terminal Services
7 7 (1.70%) HDFS
7 7 (1.70%) Oracle RMAN
7 7 (1.70%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 6 (1.46%) Oracle RAC
9 4 (0.97%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 3 (0.73%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (0.24%) ProxySG
11 1 (0.24%) Nmap
11 1 (0.24%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 17 (4.13%) Puppet
1 17 (4.13%) Vagrant
1 17 (4.13%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (1.94%) NetBackup
3 7 (1.70%) Tivoli
3 7 (1.70%) BMC PATROL
3 7 (1.70%) Control-M
3 7 (1.70%) ARCserve
3 7 (1.70%) Norton AntiVirus
3 7 (1.70%) SCCM
4 5 (1.21%) SCOM
4 5 (1.21%) SCVMM
4 5 (1.21%) SCDPM
4 5 (1.21%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 3 (0.73%) Backup Exec
5 3 (0.73%) WSUS
6 2 (0.49%) ServiceCenter
6 2 (0.49%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (0.49%) OpenView
7 1 (0.24%) CORE IMPACT
Vendors
1 128 (31.07%) Oracle
2 61 (14.81%) Microsoft
3 39 (9.47%) VMware
4 37 (8.98%) Fujitsu
5 30 (7.28%) Cisco
6 26 (6.31%) HP
7 25 (6.07%) Sencha
8 23 (5.58%) Citrix
8 23 (5.58%) Hyperion
9 22 (5.34%) Appcelerator
10 21 (5.10%) IBM
11 18 (4.37%) Juniper
11 18 (4.37%) F5
12 15 (3.64%) Open Text
12 15 (3.64%) SAP
12 15 (3.64%) EMC
13 14 (3.40%) Informatica
13 14 (3.40%) Talend
14 13 (3.16%) CheckPoint
15 10 (2.43%) Remedy
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
NES Global Talent
Salary: £65000 to £75000 per annum - Car, Pension etc
Posted: 1 hour ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £33000 per annum + including shift allowance
Posted: 21 hours ago
West Midlands
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
NES Global Talent
Salary: Excellent
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
NES Global Talent
Salary: £30000 to £40000 per annum - Excellent
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Redditch, Worcestershire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000-45,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
NES Global Talent
Salary: Excellent
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Steria
Salary: £65,000 per annum Plus Bonuses
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham
The People Network
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Excellent Bens
Posted: 8 days ago