The table below looks at the statistics for Security 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 Security Cleared over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Clearance
Rank 61 48 85
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +37
Permanent jobs citing Security Cleared 216 209 140
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 4.06% 4.25% 2.75%
As % of the Qualifications category 15.58% 16.25% 9.49%
Number of salaries quoted 145 119 64
Average salary £53,500 £41,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.91% +10.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £23,300 £18,500
10% offered a salary of more than £81,500 £63,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £46,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +5.88%
Security 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
1386 1286 1475
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 26.07% 26.18% 29.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1086 1027 1211
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 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Security Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Security Cleared across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

Security Cleared Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Security Cleared
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Security Cleared across the West Midlands region.

Security Cleared Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Security Cleared
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Security Cleared across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

Security Cleared Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Security 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 Security Cleared within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 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 +20 140 £60,000 +14.28% 2
Solihull -11 35 £40,000 -10.61% 1
Warwickshire -13 12 £33,000 +1.53%
Worcestershire +3 11 £37,500 -18.91% 1
Staffordshire -17 6 £32,000 -1.53% 1
Coventry -16 4 £39,750 +37.06% 3
Shropshire -15 3 - -
West Bromwich - 2 - -
Security Cleared
England

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing Security 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 Security Cleared.

1 319 (75.95%) SC Cleared
2 97 (23.10%) Microsoft
3 89 (21.19%) Windows
4 85 (20.24%) Agile Software Development
5 79 (18.81%) ITIL
6 73 (17.38%) VMware
7 64 (15.24%) PRINCE2
8 61 (14.52%) VMware Infrastructure
9 60 (14.29%) SharePoint
10 59 (14.05%) SQL
11 58 (13.81%) Finance
12 56 (13.33%) Scrum
13 54 (12.86%) Stakeholder Management
13 54 (12.86%) Citrix
14 53 (12.62%) MS Excel
15 46 (10.95%) Cisco
16 45 (10.71%) XenApp
17 44 (10.48%) Windows 7
18 41 (9.76%) Firewall
18 41 (9.76%) XenDesktop
19 40 (9.52%) Mentoring
19 40 (9.52%) .NET
20 38 (9.05%) Office 365
21 37 (8.81%) Microsoft App-V
22 36 (8.57%) SQL Server
22 36 (8.57%) Project Management
23 35 (8.33%) Oracle
23 35 (8.33%) AppSense
24 34 (8.10%) DV Cleared
25 33 (7.86%) Active Directory

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing Security 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 Security Cleared. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 60 (14.29%) SharePoint
2 32 (7.62%) MS Exchange
3 24 (5.71%) SharePoint 2010
4 23 (5.48%) SharePoint 2013
5 21 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
6 19 (4.52%) Exchange Server 2013
7 17 (4.05%) Lync
8 14 (3.33%) Alfresco
8 14 (3.33%) Documentum
9 12 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2007
10 9 (2.14%) WebLogic
11 7 (1.67%) SAS
11 7 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2003
12 6 (1.43%) IBM Notes
12 6 (1.43%) BizTalk Server
12 6 (1.43%) Oracle Workflow
12 6 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2000
13 4 (0.95%) IIS
14 3 (0.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 3 (0.71%) GlassFish
Applications
1 53 (12.62%) MS Excel
2 13 (3.10%) MS Office
3 10 (2.38%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.24%) MS Project
4 1 (0.24%) Simulink
4 1 (0.24%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 19 (4.52%) Oracle EBS
2 12 (2.86%) Oracle EBS R12
3 11 (2.62%) Dynamics CRM
4 6 (1.43%) Oracle Applications
5 5 (1.19%) Cognos TM1
6 4 (0.95%) Oracle Financials
7 3 (0.71%) assyst
8 2 (0.48%) SAP Business One
8 2 (0.48%) Oracle Payables
8 2 (0.48%) Oracle Receivables
8 2 (0.48%) Oracle Cash Management
8 2 (0.48%) Oracle E-Business Tax
8 2 (0.48%) Oracle General Ledger
9 1 (0.24%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
9 1 (0.24%) Oracle Assets
9 1 (0.24%) SAP HR
9 1 (0.24%) SAP MM
9 1 (0.24%) Oracle iProcurement
9 1 (0.24%) SAP ERP
9 1 (0.24%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 38 (9.05%) Office 365
2 17 (4.05%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (0.95%) SaaS
4 3 (0.71%) Yammer
4 3 (0.71%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.24%) PaaS
6 1 (0.24%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 41 (9.76%) Firewall
2 16 (3.81%) LAN
3 15 (3.57%) Wireless
3 15 (3.57%) Unified Communications
4 13 (3.10%) WAN
5 11 (2.62%) SAN
5 11 (2.62%) OSPF
5 11 (2.62%) BGP
6 8 (1.90%) Network Security
6 8 (1.90%) DNS
7 7 (1.67%) DHCP
7 7 (1.67%) TCP/IP
7 7 (1.67%) Wi-Fi
7 7 (1.67%) 4G
8 6 (1.43%) TETRA
9 5 (1.19%) Cisco ASA
9 5 (1.19%) MPLS
10 3 (0.71%) Broadband
10 3 (0.71%) VPN
10 3 (0.71%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (8.57%) SQL Server
2 23 (5.48%) SQL Server 2008
3 18 (4.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 10 (2.38%) Oracle Database
5 9 (2.14%) Oracle BI EE
5 9 (2.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 7 (1.67%) SQL Server 2005
6 7 (1.67%) Oracle Reports
7 6 (1.43%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (1.19%) Cognos Report Studio
9 3 (0.71%) Relational Database
9 3 (0.71%) Big Data
9 3 (0.71%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (0.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (0.71%) BusinessObjects
9 3 (0.71%) MS Access
9 3 (0.71%) OLAP
10 2 (0.48%) SAP BW
10 2 (0.48%) Essbase
10 2 (0.48%) Oracle Discoverer
Development Applications
1 16 (3.81%) Visual Studio
2 12 (2.86%) Subversion
3 7 (1.67%) Oracle Forms
4 3 (0.71%) Visual Studio Team System
4 3 (0.71%) Git (software)
4 3 (0.71%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (0.71%) Ant
5 2 (0.48%) JIRA
5 2 (0.48%) Hudson
5 2 (0.48%) NUnit
6 1 (0.24%) CruiseControl
6 1 (0.24%) Maven
6 1 (0.24%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.24%) NetBeans
6 1 (0.24%) PVCS
6 1 (0.24%) Appcelerator Titanium
6 1 (0.24%) MSBuild
6 1 (0.24%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.24%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 58 (13.81%) Finance
2 20 (4.76%) Telecoms
3 12 (2.86%) Retail
4 8 (1.90%) Manufacturing
4 8 (1.90%) Electronics
5 7 (1.67%) Legal
6 3 (0.71%) Law
7 2 (0.48%) Publishing
7 2 (0.48%) Marketing
8 1 (0.24%) Billing
8 1 (0.24%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.24%) Banking
8 1 (0.24%) Back Office
8 1 (0.24%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 94 (22.38%) Architect
2 55 (13.10%) Consultant
3 48 (11.43%) Developer
4 43 (10.24%) Project Manager
5 35 (8.33%) Citrix Architect
6 27 (6.43%) Analyst
7 26 (6.19%) Senior Manager
8 21 (5.00%) Agile Project Manager
9 16 (3.81%) Solutions Architect
9 16 (3.81%) Delivery Manager
10 14 (3.33%) Senior Project Manager
10 14 (3.33%) .NET Developer
10 14 (3.33%) C# Developer
11 12 (2.86%) Software Engineer
11 12 (2.86%) ASP.NET Developer
11 12 (2.86%) Microsoft Developer
11 12 (2.86%) PMO Manager
12 11 (2.62%) SharePoint Architect
12 11 (2.62%) Network Architect
13 10 (2.38%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (9.52%) .NET
2 29 (6.90%) HTML
3 28 (6.67%) CSS
4 27 (6.43%) ASP.NET
5 19 (4.52%) HTML5
6 15 (3.57%) .NET Framework
7 13 (3.10%) ASP.NET MVC
8 10 (2.38%) XML
8 10 (2.38%) XSLT
8 10 (2.38%) ASP.NET MVC 3
9 8 (1.90%) jQuery
10 6 (1.43%) ISPF
10 6 (1.43%) JSP
11 5 (1.19%) WCF
12 4 (0.95%) Ajax
12 4 (0.95%) JSON
12 4 (0.95%) CGI
12 4 (0.95%) J2EE
13 3 (0.71%) MFC
13 3 (0.71%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 29 (6.90%) Life Science
2 23 (5.48%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (3.10%) Management Information System
4 11 (2.62%) GIS
5 8 (1.90%) Clustering
6 6 (1.43%) Mainframe
7 5 (1.19%) Computer Science
8 4 (0.95%) Mathematics
8 4 (0.95%) Physics
8 4 (0.95%) RMADS
9 3 (0.71%) Mobile App
9 3 (0.71%) Algorithms
9 3 (0.71%) Private Cloud
9 3 (0.71%) Blackberry
10 2 (0.48%) VHDL
10 2 (0.48%) CESG
10 2 (0.48%) Replication
10 2 (0.48%) SecurID
10 2 (0.48%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 2 (0.48%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 89 (21.19%) Windows
2 44 (10.48%) Windows 7
3 26 (6.19%) UNIX
4 21 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 19 (4.52%) Windows Server 2012
5 19 (4.52%) Linux
6 13 (3.10%) Windows Server 2003
7 10 (2.38%) Solaris
8 7 (1.67%) Android
9 3 (0.71%) Windows 8
9 3 (0.71%) Apple iOS
10 2 (0.48%) Windows 2000 Server
10 2 (0.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.48%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.48%) Embedded Linux
10 2 (0.48%) Windows 2000
10 2 (0.48%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.24%) CentOS
11 1 (0.24%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (20.24%) Agile Software Development
2 79 (18.81%) ITIL
3 64 (15.24%) PRINCE2
4 56 (13.33%) Scrum
5 54 (12.86%) Stakeholder Management
6 40 (9.52%) Mentoring
7 36 (8.57%) Project Management
8 32 (7.62%) DSDM
9 31 (7.38%) Migration
10 28 (6.67%) Configuration Management
11 27 (6.43%) MVC
11 27 (6.43%) People Management
12 25 (5.95%) Supplier Management
13 24 (5.71%) Content Management
13 24 (5.71%) Service Management
14 23 (5.48%) Change Management
15 21 (5.00%) Service Delivery
15 21 (5.00%) Coaching
15 21 (5.00%) Agile Project Management
16 19 (4.52%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 59 (14.05%) SQL
2 32 (7.62%) C#
3 22 (5.24%) PL/SQL
4 17 (4.05%) C
5 12 (2.86%) JavaScript
6 11 (2.62%) Java
7 9 (2.14%) C++
7 9 (2.14%) Perl
8 8 (1.90%) VB.NET
9 6 (1.43%) JCL
10 5 (1.19%) Tcl
10 5 (1.19%) Shell Script
10 5 (1.19%) Embedded C
10 5 (1.19%) Embedded C++
11 4 (0.95%) Python
11 4 (0.95%) VB
12 3 (0.71%) Assembly Language
12 3 (0.71%) PowerShell
13 2 (0.48%) T-SQL
13 2 (0.48%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 319 (75.95%) SC Cleared
2 34 (8.10%) DV Cleared
3 32 (7.62%) Degree
4 28 (6.67%) CCA
4 28 (6.67%) Citrix Certification
5 27 (6.43%) Cisco Certification
5 27 (6.43%) CCEE
5 27 (6.43%) CCIA
6 17 (4.05%) CCNP
7 14 (3.33%) CCNA
7 14 (3.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 11 (2.62%) ISEB
9 10 (2.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 9 (2.14%) Microsoft Certification
10 9 (2.14%) ITIL Certification
10 9 (2.14%) CISSP
11 8 (1.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 7 (1.67%) MCP
13 5 (1.19%) CEH
14 4 (0.95%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (5.95%) SLA
2 15 (3.57%) QA
3 10 (2.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (1.43%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.24%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.24%) JSP 440
System Software
1 61 (14.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 45 (10.71%) XenApp
3 41 (9.76%) XenDesktop
4 37 (8.81%) Microsoft App-V
5 33 (7.86%) Active Directory
6 26 (6.19%) Hyper-V
7 5 (1.19%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 5 (1.19%) Terminal Services
8 4 (0.95%) vSphere
9 2 (0.48%) Forefront TMG
10 1 (0.24%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.24%) HDFS
10 1 (0.24%) BitLocker
10 1 (0.24%) NFS
10 1 (0.24%) VMware ESX
10 1 (0.24%) Xen
10 1 (0.24%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 16 (3.81%) SCCM
2 13 (3.10%) SCOM
3 10 (2.38%) Oracle RMAN
4 9 (2.14%) SCVMM
5 6 (1.43%) OpenView
5 6 (1.43%) ServiceCenter
6 5 (1.19%) SCDPM
6 5 (1.19%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 4 (0.95%) SCSM
8 3 (0.71%) Backup Exec
8 3 (0.71%) Nessus
9 2 (0.48%) WSUS
9 2 (0.48%) FortiGate
9 2 (0.48%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 2 (0.48%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 2 (0.48%) Norton AntiVirus
9 2 (0.48%) NetBackup
10 1 (0.24%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 1 (0.24%) Nagios
10 1 (0.24%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 97 (23.10%) Microsoft
2 73 (17.38%) VMware
3 54 (12.86%) Citrix
4 46 (10.95%) Cisco
5 35 (8.33%) Oracle
5 35 (8.33%) AppSense
6 27 (6.43%) Fujitsu
7 24 (5.71%) IBM
8 21 (5.00%) HP
9 19 (4.52%) CheckPoint
10 16 (3.81%) EMC
10 16 (3.81%) Juniper
11 15 (3.57%) F5
12 14 (3.33%) OpenText
13 11 (2.62%) SAP
14 10 (2.38%) Intel
14 10 (2.38%) NetApp
15 9 (2.14%) Hyperion
16 8 (1.90%) Mitel
16 8 (1.90%) Avaya
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
LA International
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
Experis Ltd
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + FE Car
Posted: Yesterday
Solihull, West Midlands
Lorien
Salary: Negotiable + car + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + competitive, bonus benefits and much more
Posted: 4 days ago
West Midlands
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £90000 per annum + competitive, bonus benefits & much more
Posted: 4 days ago
West Midlands
LA International
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham
CPS Group
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Company Car + excellent benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Coventry
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 16 days ago