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

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 77 104 128
Rank change year-on-year
+27 +24
Permanent jobs citing SC Cleared 177 104 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 3.37% 2.12% 1.51%
As % of the Qualifications category 12.72% 8.03% 5.21%
Number of salaries quoted 112 68 42
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,750 £33,000 £20,905
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £67,500 £73,250
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
1392 1295 1477
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 26.47% 26.43% 29.02%
Number of salaries quoted 1102 1042 1208
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +8.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
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 17 April 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 17 April 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 +34 121 £60,000 +9.09% 4
Solihull +12 33 - -
Worcestershire +8 7 £47,500 +11.76% 1
Warwickshire -9 7 £33,000 - 1
Shropshire -13 3 - -
Staffordshire 0 2 £28,250 -37.22% 1
West Bromwich - 2 - -
Coventry - 1 £35,000 -
SC Cleared
England

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 324 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 74 (22.84%) Windows
2 74 (22.84%) Microsoft
3 73 (22.53%) ITIL
4 69 (21.30%) Agile Software Development
5 56 (17.28%) VMware
6 52 (16.05%) Scrum
7 51 (15.74%) PRINCE2
8 48 (14.81%) Stakeholder Management
9 47 (14.51%) Finance
9 47 (14.51%) VMware Infrastructure
10 45 (13.89%) SharePoint
11 44 (13.58%) Citrix
12 41 (12.65%) MS Excel
13 40 (12.35%) XenApp
14 38 (11.73%) Firewall
14 38 (11.73%) Cisco
15 37 (11.42%) SQL
15 37 (11.42%) XenDesktop
15 37 (11.42%) Windows 7
16 36 (11.11%) Mentoring
17 35 (10.80%) Microsoft App-V
18 33 (10.19%) AppSense
18 33 (10.19%) Oracle
19 32 (9.88%) Office 365
20 31 (9.57%) Life Science
20 31 (9.57%) Project Management
21 29 (8.95%) DSDM
22 27 (8.33%) CCA
22 27 (8.33%) Citrix Certification

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 45 (13.89%) SharePoint
2 21 (6.48%) MS Exchange
3 18 (5.56%) SharePoint 2010
3 18 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2013
4 17 (5.25%) SharePoint 2013
4 17 (5.25%) Lync
5 16 (4.94%) Exchange Server 2010
6 11 (3.40%) WebLogic
7 9 (2.78%) Documentum
7 9 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2007
7 9 (2.78%) Alfresco
8 8 (2.47%) Exchange Server 2003
9 7 (2.16%) Oracle Workflow
10 5 (1.54%) SAS
10 5 (1.54%) IBM Notes
11 3 (0.93%) BizTalk Server
11 3 (0.93%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 3 (0.93%) IIS
12 1 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2000
12 1 (0.31%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 41 (12.65%) MS Excel
2 11 (3.40%) MS Office
3 9 (2.78%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 19 (5.86%) Oracle EBS
2 14 (4.32%) Oracle EBS R12
3 11 (3.40%) Dynamics CRM
4 7 (2.16%) Oracle Applications
5 3 (0.93%) assyst
6 2 (0.62%) SAP Business One
6 2 (0.62%) Oracle Financials
7 1 (0.31%) Oracle General Ledger
7 1 (0.31%) Oracle iProcurement
7 1 (0.31%) Oracle Payables
7 1 (0.31%) Oracle Receivables
7 1 (0.31%) Oracle Cash Management
7 1 (0.31%) Oracle E-Business Tax
Cloud Services
1 32 (9.88%) Office 365
2 14 (4.32%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.93%) Yammer
3 3 (0.93%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.31%) SaaS
4 1 (0.31%) PaaS
4 1 (0.31%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 38 (11.73%) Firewall
2 15 (4.63%) Unified Communications
3 12 (3.70%) LAN
3 12 (3.70%) WAN
4 9 (2.78%) Wireless
4 9 (2.78%) SAN
4 9 (2.78%) Network Security
5 8 (2.47%) OSPF
5 8 (2.47%) BGP
5 8 (2.47%) Wi-Fi
6 4 (1.23%) TCP/IP
6 4 (1.23%) MPLS
6 4 (1.23%) FirePass
6 4 (1.23%) Junos
7 3 (0.93%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (0.93%) DNS
8 2 (0.62%) DHCP
8 2 (0.62%) Intrusion Detection
8 2 (0.62%) Fibre Channel
8 2 (0.62%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (6.48%) SQL Server
2 18 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (4.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 12 (3.70%) Oracle Database
5 11 (3.40%) Oracle BI EE
6 8 (2.47%) Oracle Reports
7 7 (2.16%) SQL Server 2005
8 6 (1.85%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (0.93%) Oracle Discoverer
9 3 (0.93%) Oracle Database 10g
9 3 (0.93%) OLAP
9 3 (0.93%) SAP BW
9 3 (0.93%) Essbase
9 3 (0.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (0.93%) Oracle Database 11g
9 3 (0.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (0.93%) Oracle Exadata
9 3 (0.93%) Big Data
10 2 (0.62%) SAP HANA
10 2 (0.62%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 11 (3.40%) Visual Studio
2 10 (3.09%) Subversion
3 8 (2.47%) Oracle Forms
4 5 (1.54%) Ant
5 4 (1.23%) JIRA
5 4 (1.23%) Git (software)
6 2 (0.62%) Visual Studio Team System
6 2 (0.62%) Appcelerator Titanium
7 1 (0.31%) MSBuild
7 1 (0.31%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.31%) Hudson
7 1 (0.31%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.31%) NetBeans
7 1 (0.31%) NUnit
7 1 (0.31%) CruiseControl
7 1 (0.31%) Maven
7 1 (0.31%) PVCS
General
1 47 (14.51%) Finance
2 13 (4.01%) Telecoms
3 8 (2.47%) Retail
4 7 (2.16%) Manufacturing
5 6 (1.85%) Legal
6 5 (1.54%) Electronics
7 2 (0.62%) Publishing
7 2 (0.62%) Banking
8 1 (0.31%) Law
Job Titles
1 82 (25.31%) Architect
2 50 (15.43%) Consultant
3 40 (12.35%) Project Manager
4 33 (10.19%) Citrix Architect
5 23 (7.10%) Senior Manager
6 22 (6.79%) Developer
7 19 (5.86%) Agile Project Manager
8 15 (4.63%) Delivery Manager
9 13 (4.01%) Solutions Architect
9 13 (4.01%) Senior Project Manager
10 12 (3.70%) Analyst
11 11 (3.40%) DBA
11 11 (3.40%) Oracle DBA
11 11 (3.40%) Microsoft Developer
12 10 (3.09%) PMO Manager
12 10 (3.09%) Network Architect
12 10 (3.09%) Senior Architect
12 10 (3.09%) Administrator
13 9 (2.78%) .NET Developer
13 9 (2.78%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (6.17%) .NET
2 16 (4.94%) HTML
2 16 (4.94%) CSS
3 13 (4.01%) HTML5
4 11 (3.40%) ASP.NET
4 11 (3.40%) .NET Framework
5 9 (2.78%) XSLT
5 9 (2.78%) ASP.NET MVC 3
5 9 (2.78%) ASP.NET MVC
6 6 (1.85%) XML
6 6 (1.85%) jQuery
7 5 (1.54%) JSON
7 5 (1.54%) Ajax
7 5 (1.54%) ISPF
8 4 (1.23%) CGI
8 4 (1.23%) AngularJS
8 4 (1.23%) PhoneGap
9 3 (0.93%) JSP
10 2 (0.62%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
10 2 (0.62%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 31 (9.57%) Life Science
2 15 (4.63%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (3.40%) GIS
4 8 (2.47%) Management Information System
5 5 (1.54%) Mainframe
6 4 (1.23%) Blackberry
6 4 (1.23%) RMADS
6 4 (1.23%) User Experience
7 3 (0.93%) Private Cloud
7 3 (0.93%) Clustering
8 2 (0.62%) Replication
8 2 (0.62%) N-Tier
8 2 (0.62%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.62%) Mobile App
8 2 (0.62%) SecurID
8 2 (0.62%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (0.62%) BYOD
9 1 (0.31%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.31%) Statistics
9 1 (0.31%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 74 (22.84%) Windows
2 37 (11.42%) Windows 7
3 21 (6.48%) UNIX
4 16 (4.94%) Windows Server 2012
5 14 (4.32%) Windows Server 2008
6 12 (3.70%) Linux
7 9 (2.78%) Solaris
8 8 (2.47%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (1.54%) Windows 8
10 4 (1.23%) Apple iOS
10 4 (1.23%) Android
11 2 (0.62%) Ubuntu
11 2 (0.62%) Windows 2000
11 2 (0.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.31%) Oracle Linux
12 1 (0.31%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (22.53%) ITIL
2 69 (21.30%) Agile Software Development
3 52 (16.05%) Scrum
4 51 (15.74%) PRINCE2
5 48 (14.81%) Stakeholder Management
6 36 (11.11%) Mentoring
7 31 (9.57%) Project Management
8 29 (8.95%) DSDM
9 25 (7.72%) Supplier Management
9 25 (7.72%) People Management
10 24 (7.41%) Service Management
11 23 (7.10%) Migration
12 21 (6.48%) Change Management
13 20 (6.17%) Configuration Management
14 19 (5.86%) Business Intelligence
14 19 (5.86%) Agile Project Management
15 18 (5.56%) Content Management
16 17 (5.25%) Business Development
16 17 (5.25%) SOA
16 17 (5.25%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 37 (11.42%) SQL
2 19 (5.86%) PL/SQL
3 15 (4.63%) C
4 13 (4.01%) C#
5 8 (2.47%) JavaScript
6 7 (2.16%) Java
7 6 (1.85%) Perl
7 6 (1.85%) C++
8 5 (1.54%) JCL
9 4 (1.23%) Tcl
10 3 (0.93%) Assembly Language
10 3 (0.93%) Python
11 2 (0.62%) ActionScript
11 2 (0.62%) VBScript
11 2 (0.62%) Objective-C
11 2 (0.62%) PowerShell
11 2 (0.62%) ActionScript 3.0
12 1 (0.31%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.31%) Ruby
12 1 (0.31%) VB
Qualifications
1 324 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 27 (8.33%) CCA
2 27 (8.33%) Citrix Certification
3 26 (8.02%) CCEE
3 26 (8.02%) CCIA
4 21 (6.48%) DV Cleared
5 18 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
6 17 (5.25%) Degree
7 14 (4.32%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 12 (3.70%) CCNP
9 9 (2.78%) ITIL Certification
10 8 (2.47%) CCNA
11 7 (2.16%) CISSP
11 7 (2.16%) Microsoft Certification
12 3 (0.93%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 3 (0.93%) CISM
12 3 (0.93%) CCVP
12 3 (0.93%) ISEB
13 2 (0.62%) MCSE
13 2 (0.62%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (7.41%) SLA
2 14 (4.32%) QA
3 5 (1.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.31%) JSP 440
4 1 (0.31%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.31%) Data Quality
System Software
1 47 (14.51%) VMware Infrastructure
2 40 (12.35%) XenApp
3 37 (11.42%) XenDesktop
4 35 (10.80%) Microsoft App-V
5 20 (6.17%) Active Directory
6 16 (4.94%) Hyper-V
7 5 (1.54%) Terminal Services
8 2 (0.62%) Forefront TMG
9 1 (0.31%) HDFS
9 1 (0.31%) BitLocker
9 1 (0.31%) NFS
9 1 (0.31%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.31%) Xen
9 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.31%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 15 (4.63%) SCCM
2 12 (3.70%) SCOM
2 12 (3.70%) Oracle RMAN
3 9 (2.78%) SCVMM
4 5 (1.54%) SCDPM
4 5 (1.54%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 5 (1.54%) ServiceCenter
4 5 (1.54%) OpenView
5 4 (1.23%) SCSM
5 4 (1.23%) FortiGate
6 3 (0.93%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 2 (0.62%) Nessus
7 2 (0.62%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (0.62%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.31%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.31%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (0.31%) ARCserve
8 1 (0.31%) WSUS
8 1 (0.31%) Ionix
8 1 (0.31%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 74 (22.84%) Microsoft
2 56 (17.28%) VMware
3 44 (13.58%) Citrix
4 38 (11.73%) Cisco
5 33 (10.19%) Oracle
5 33 (10.19%) AppSense
6 26 (8.02%) Fujitsu
7 23 (7.10%) IBM
8 18 (5.56%) CheckPoint
9 17 (5.25%) HP
10 16 (4.94%) Juniper
10 16 (4.94%) F5
11 13 (4.01%) EMC
12 11 (3.40%) Hyperion
13 9 (2.78%) OpenText
14 8 (2.47%) NetApp
15 7 (2.16%) SAP
15 7 (2.16%) Aruba
16 6 (1.85%) Fortinet
17 5 (1.54%) Mitel
West Midlands
EMBS- People Transfer
Salary: £18k - 20k per year + Pension/Medical/37hols
Posted: 2 days ago
Worcestershire
Hudson IT
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £33000 per annum + including shift allowance
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
CPS Group UK
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Company Car + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham
CPS Group
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Company Car + excellent benefits
Posted: 22 days ago