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 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 76 91 142
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +51
Permanent jobs citing SC Cleared 181 119 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 3.35% 2.43% 1.05%
As % of the Qualifications category 12.17% 9.20% 3.54%
Number of salaries quoted 145 62 43
Average salary £52,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,800 £33,550 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
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
1487 1294 1411
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 27.54% 26.40% 29.70%
Number of salaries quoted 1298 1045 1239
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £23,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £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 22 December 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 22 December 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 +44 144 £55,000 +22.22% 5
Solihull -6 23 £50,000 +13.63% 1
Staffordshire +2 5 £40,000 -11.11%
Warwickshire -4 3 £33,000 -2.94% 1
Walsall -3 2 £45,000 -10.00%
Coventry - 2 £45,000 -
Worcestershire +10 1 £41,500 -7.77% 2
West Bromwich +6 1 £29,500 -
SC Cleared
England

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 December 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.

1 434 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 124 (28.57%) Oracle
3 108 (24.88%) Windows
4 86 (19.82%) ITIL
5 83 (19.12%) Mentoring
6 82 (18.89%) Java
7 81 (18.66%) Finance
8 78 (17.97%) Firewall
8 78 (17.97%) Agile Software Development
9 72 (16.59%) Oracle EBS
10 70 (16.13%) Retail
11 69 (15.90%) SOA
12 65 (14.98%) Microsoft
13 62 (14.29%) Project Management
14 55 (12.67%) ERP
15 54 (12.44%) Scrum
15 54 (12.44%) JIRA
16 53 (12.21%) Cisco
17 51 (11.75%) Linux
18 50 (11.52%) VMware
19 49 (11.29%) Oracle EBS R12
20 48 (11.06%) SQL
21 47 (10.83%) XML
22 46 (10.60%) UNIX
22 46 (10.60%) Migration
23 45 (10.37%) JavaScript
23 45 (10.37%) Business Intelligence
24 42 (9.68%) PL/SQL
24 42 (9.68%) Telecoms
24 42 (9.68%) jQuery

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

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 31 (7.14%) Oracle Workflow
2 25 (5.76%) MS Exchange
3 21 (4.84%) WebLogic
4 20 (4.61%) SharePoint
4 20 (4.61%) Exchange Server 2013
5 19 (4.38%) Exchange Server 2010
6 16 (3.69%) Exchange Server 2007
7 15 (3.46%) Exchange Server 2003
8 14 (3.23%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 13 (3.00%) WebSphere
10 12 (2.76%) Lync
11 10 (2.30%) Exchange Server 2000
12 9 (2.07%) SharePoint Server
13 8 (1.84%) IBM Notes
14 7 (1.61%) Apache Pig
15 6 (1.38%) MQSeries
15 6 (1.38%) JBoss
15 6 (1.38%) SAS
16 4 (0.92%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
17 2 (0.46%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 37 (8.53%) MS Excel
2 14 (3.23%) MS Office
3 9 (2.07%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 72 (16.59%) Oracle EBS
2 49 (11.29%) Oracle EBS R12
3 37 (8.53%) Oracle ERP
4 19 (4.38%) Oracle Applications
5 12 (2.76%) Oracle iRecruitment
6 7 (1.61%) Oracle BPM
7 6 (1.38%) Dynamics CRM
8 2 (0.46%) Remedy ITSM
8 2 (0.46%) Hyperion Planning
8 2 (0.46%) assyst
9 1 (0.23%) Sentinel
9 1 (0.23%) Oracle CRM
9 1 (0.23%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 16 (3.69%) Office 365
2 12 (2.76%) Taleo
3 6 (1.38%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 78 (17.97%) Firewall
2 22 (5.07%) TCP/IP
3 20 (4.61%) Wireless
4 17 (3.92%) HTTP
4 17 (3.92%) LDAP
4 17 (3.92%) SSL
5 15 (3.46%) OSPF
5 15 (3.46%) BGP
5 15 (3.46%) LAN
6 14 (3.23%) WAN
7 10 (2.30%) Unified Communications
8 8 (1.84%) Network Security
9 7 (1.61%) SAN
10 5 (1.15%) Wi-Fi
10 5 (1.15%) VoIP
10 5 (1.15%) Junos
10 5 (1.15%) MPLS
10 5 (1.15%) FirePass
11 3 (0.69%) Intrusion Detection
12 2 (0.46%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (5.76%) Oracle Database
2 22 (5.07%) Oracle Discoverer
3 21 (4.84%) Data Warehouse
3 21 (4.84%) Oracle BI EE
4 20 (4.61%) Oracle Reports
5 18 (4.15%) Oracle Database 11g
6 12 (2.76%) Essbase
7 10 (2.30%) Oracle Database 10g
7 10 (2.30%) Oracle Exadata
8 8 (1.84%) Big Data
8 8 (1.84%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 8 (1.84%) Relational Database
8 8 (1.84%) RDBMS
8 8 (1.84%) SQL Server
9 7 (1.61%) Hadoop
9 7 (1.61%) Apache Hive
9 7 (1.61%) Apache Cassandra
9 7 (1.61%) MarkLogic
9 7 (1.61%) EDRMS
10 5 (1.15%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 54 (12.44%) JIRA
2 38 (8.76%) Ant
3 37 (8.53%) Git (software)
4 26 (5.99%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 20 (4.61%) Oracle Forms
5 20 (4.61%) Talend Open Studio
6 18 (4.15%) Jenkins
7 7 (1.61%) Selenium
8 6 (1.38%) JUnit
9 2 (0.46%) Eclipse
9 2 (0.46%) LoadRunner
10 1 (0.23%) JMeter
10 1 (0.23%) NetBeans
10 1 (0.23%) Subversion
10 1 (0.23%) Maven
10 1 (0.23%) Visual Studio
10 1 (0.23%) PVCS
10 1 (0.23%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (0.23%) Hudson
10 1 (0.23%) NeoLoad
General
1 81 (18.66%) Finance
2 70 (16.13%) Retail
3 42 (9.68%) Telecoms
4 23 (5.30%) Back Office
5 10 (2.30%) German Language
6 8 (1.84%) Banking
7 4 (0.92%) Electronics
7 4 (0.92%) Legal
8 1 (0.23%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.23%) Advertising
8 1 (0.23%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 106 (24.42%) Consultant
2 67 (15.44%) Architect
3 59 (13.59%) Developer
4 36 (8.29%) Oracle Consultant
5 31 (7.14%) Senior Architect
6 28 (6.45%) Oracle Functional Consultant
6 28 (6.45%) Project Manager
6 28 (6.45%) Functional Consultant
7 27 (6.22%) Analyst
7 27 (6.22%) Applications Developer
8 26 (5.99%) Mobile Applications Developer
8 26 (5.99%) Mobile Developer
9 19 (4.38%) Network Architect
9 19 (4.38%) Senior Developer
10 16 (3.69%) DBA
10 16 (3.69%) Oracle DBA
10 16 (3.69%) Senior Network Architect
11 15 (3.46%) Senior Applications Developer
11 15 (3.46%) Firewall Engineer
11 15 (3.46%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (10.83%) XML
2 42 (9.68%) jQuery
3 40 (9.22%) HTML
3 40 (9.22%) CSS
4 39 (8.99%) JSON
5 38 (8.76%) HTML5
5 38 (8.76%) AngularJS
6 37 (8.53%) PhoneGap
7 32 (7.37%) Ajax
8 26 (5.99%) Silverlight
9 21 (4.84%) Middleware
10 14 (3.23%) Java EE
11 9 (2.07%) .NET
12 7 (1.61%) Oracle Fusion
13 6 (1.38%) WebCenter
13 6 (1.38%) CSS3
13 6 (1.38%) Apache Camel
13 6 (1.38%) ISPF
14 2 (0.46%) J2EE
14 2 (0.46%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 38 (8.76%) Life Science
2 33 (7.60%) Analytical Skills
3 31 (7.14%) User Experience
4 30 (6.91%) Blackberry
5 27 (6.22%) Mobile App
6 26 (5.99%) N-Tier
7 22 (5.07%) Data Integration
8 17 (3.92%) Open Source
9 12 (2.76%) Management Information System
10 9 (2.07%) Clustering
11 8 (1.84%) Mainframe
12 7 (1.61%) Taxonomies
13 3 (0.69%) SCADA
14 2 (0.46%) GIS
14 2 (0.46%) IBM Mainframe
15 1 (0.23%) Thin Client
15 1 (0.23%) Statistics
15 1 (0.23%) AS400
15 1 (0.23%) Mathematics
15 1 (0.23%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 108 (24.88%) Windows
2 51 (11.75%) Linux
3 46 (10.60%) UNIX
4 37 (8.53%) Windows 8
5 31 (7.14%) Android
5 31 (7.14%) Apple iOS
6 19 (4.38%) Solaris
7 16 (3.69%) Windows Server 2008
8 15 (3.46%) Windows Server 2003
9 13 (3.00%) Windows Server 2012
10 11 (2.53%) Windows 7
11 5 (1.15%) Windows 2000
11 5 (1.15%) Windows XP
12 2 (0.46%) MVS
13 1 (0.23%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (19.82%) ITIL
2 83 (19.12%) Mentoring
3 78 (17.97%) Agile Software Development
4 69 (15.90%) SOA
5 62 (14.29%) Project Management
6 55 (12.67%) ERP
7 54 (12.44%) Scrum
8 46 (10.60%) Migration
9 45 (10.37%) Business Intelligence
10 41 (9.45%) PRINCE2
11 37 (8.53%) OOP
11 37 (8.53%) MVC
12 35 (8.06%) CRM
13 31 (7.14%) Workflow
14 30 (6.91%) Enterprise Architecture
15 29 (6.68%) Waterfall
16 28 (6.45%) Data Migration
17 27 (6.22%) Business Development
18 26 (5.99%) Use Case
18 26 (5.99%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 82 (18.89%) Java
2 48 (11.06%) SQL
3 45 (10.37%) JavaScript
4 42 (9.68%) PL/SQL
5 26 (5.99%) ActionScript
5 26 (5.99%) Objective-C
5 26 (5.99%) ActionScript 3.0
6 16 (3.69%) Perl
7 15 (3.46%) Tcl
8 10 (2.30%) Shell Script
9 9 (2.07%) C
10 6 (1.38%) VBScript
10 6 (1.38%) VB
10 6 (1.38%) JCL
10 6 (1.38%) PowerShell
11 5 (1.15%) C++
12 2 (0.46%) C#
12 2 (0.46%) Ruby
12 2 (0.46%) Python
12 2 (0.46%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 434 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 27 (6.22%) Cisco Certification
3 21 (4.84%) CCNP
4 15 (3.46%) Degree
5 13 (3.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 12 (2.76%) ISEB
7 10 (2.30%) MCP
7 10 (2.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 9 (2.07%) CCNA
9 8 (1.84%) OCP
9 8 (1.84%) Oracle Certification
9 8 (1.84%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 8 (1.84%) ITIL Certification
9 8 (1.84%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 5 (1.15%) DV Cleared
10 5 (1.15%) CISSP
11 3 (0.69%) MCSE
12 2 (0.46%) CCIE
12 2 (0.46%) ACSA
13 1 (0.23%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (5.07%) SLA
1 22 (5.07%) QA
2 14 (3.23%) Data Quality
3 6 (1.38%) ISO 9001
3 6 (1.38%) COSO
3 6 (1.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 6 (1.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.23%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 29 (6.68%) Active Directory
2 20 (4.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (4.15%) Hyper-V
4 16 (3.69%) Oracle RMAN
5 15 (3.46%) XenApp
6 10 (2.30%) VMware ESX
7 8 (1.84%) Terminal Services
8 7 (1.61%) HDFS
9 6 (1.38%) Oracle RAC
10 5 (1.15%) XenDesktop
11 4 (0.92%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 2 (0.46%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 2 (0.46%) Microsoft App-V
12 2 (0.46%) Forefront TMG
13 1 (0.23%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 17 (3.92%) Puppet
1 17 (3.92%) Vagrant
1 17 (3.92%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (2.07%) SCOM
3 8 (1.84%) SCVMM
3 8 (1.84%) SCCM
4 6 (1.38%) WSUS
4 6 (1.38%) ServiceCenter
4 6 (1.38%) OpenView
4 6 (1.38%) SCDPM
5 5 (1.15%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 5 (1.15%) FortiGate
6 4 (0.92%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 4 (0.92%) ARCserve
6 4 (0.92%) Norton AntiVirus
6 4 (0.92%) NetBackup
6 4 (0.92%) EdgeSight
7 2 (0.46%) Backup Exec
7 2 (0.46%) Tivoli
7 2 (0.46%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 124 (28.57%) Oracle
2 65 (14.98%) Microsoft
3 53 (12.21%) Cisco
4 50 (11.52%) VMware
5 31 (7.14%) Sencha
6 30 (6.91%) Hyperion
7 29 (6.68%) IBM
8 28 (6.45%) HP
9 27 (6.22%) Juniper
10 26 (5.99%) F5
10 26 (5.99%) Appcelerator
11 22 (5.07%) Citrix
12 20 (4.61%) Talend
12 20 (4.61%) CheckPoint
13 17 (3.92%) Fujitsu
14 14 (3.23%) Informatica
15 12 (2.76%) SAP
16 10 (2.30%) NetApp
17 8 (1.84%) Lotus
17 8 (1.84%) Salesforce.com
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Competitive salary package
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
West Midlands
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + competitive, bonus benefits and much more
Posted: 6 days ago
West Midlands
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £90000 per annum + competitive, bonus benefits & much more
Posted: 6 days ago
West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £80K basic + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham
Streamline Connections
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus, Bens and package
Posted: 7 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
SCC
Posted: 10 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
SCC
Posted: 10 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
CGI
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Warwickshire
Interquest - IQ ESM
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 27 days ago