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

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Clearance
Rank 88 27 49
Rank change year-on-year
-61 +22
Permanent jobs citing Security Cleared 138 359 235
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.47% 6.56% 4.26%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.79% 23.71% 14.69%
Number of salaries quoted 93 291 183
Average salary £48,000 £60,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,600 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £80,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +11.76%
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
1409 1514 1600
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 25.20% 27.66% 28.98%
Number of salaries quoted 1143 1260 1384
Average salary £42,500 £40,670 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.49% -4.30%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,850 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 3 September 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 3 September 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 -38 80 £56,250 -8.16% 13
Warwickshire -19 18 £21,346 -51.48% 3
Shropshire +5 9 £63,299 - 2
Worcestershire +4 8 £35,000 -27.46% 2
Staffordshire +3 7 £30,000 - 1
Solihull -14 4 £32,000 -36.00% 2
Coventry -8 3 £37,500 +7.14% 5
West Bromwich - 2 - -
Security Cleared
England

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 3 September 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.

1 259 (76.63%) SC Cleared
2 117 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
3 89 (26.33%) Scrum
4 87 (25.74%) Microsoft
5 80 (23.67%) Windows
6 67 (19.82%) Finance
7 60 (17.75%) Stakeholder Management
8 53 (15.68%) MS Excel
8 53 (15.68%) ITIL
8 53 (15.68%) DV Cleared
9 49 (14.50%) SQL
10 47 (13.91%) VMware
11 45 (13.31%) .NET
12 44 (13.02%) DSDM
13 42 (12.43%) PRINCE2
13 42 (12.43%) SharePoint
14 41 (12.13%) Project Management
15 38 (11.24%) People Management
16 34 (10.06%) VMware Infrastructure
16 34 (10.06%) Citrix
17 33 (9.76%) SQL Server
18 32 (9.47%) Oracle
19 31 (9.17%) Migration
19 31 (9.17%) Office 365
20 30 (8.88%) Agile Project Management
20 30 (8.88%) Configuration Management
21 29 (8.58%) Cisco
21 29 (8.58%) Data Centre
22 28 (8.28%) SLA
22 28 (8.28%) C#

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

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 42 (12.43%) SharePoint
2 24 (7.10%) SharePoint 2010
2 24 (7.10%) SharePoint 2013
3 12 (3.55%) MS Exchange
4 10 (2.96%) IBM Notes
5 9 (2.66%) Documentum
5 9 (2.66%) SAS
5 9 (2.66%) Alfresco
5 9 (2.66%) JBoss
6 7 (2.07%) Exchange Server 2010
6 7 (2.07%) WebLogic
7 6 (1.78%) WebSphere
7 6 (1.78%) Lync
8 5 (1.48%) Exchange Server 2013
8 5 (1.48%) Exchange Server 2007
9 4 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2000
9 4 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2003
10 3 (0.89%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 3 (0.89%) IIS
10 3 (0.89%) Apache
Applications
1 53 (15.68%) MS Excel
2 20 (5.92%) MS Office
3 17 (5.03%) InfoPath
4 14 (4.14%) MS PowerPoint
5 12 (3.55%) MS Visio
6 4 (1.18%) MS Project
7 1 (0.30%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.30%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 10 (2.96%) Oracle EBS R12
1 10 (2.96%) Oracle EBS
2 9 (2.66%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (1.18%) Oracle ERP
4 3 (0.89%) Oracle iProcurement
5 1 (0.30%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.30%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.30%) Oracle Cash Management
5 1 (0.30%) Oracle E-Business Tax
5 1 (0.30%) Oracle HRMS
5 1 (0.30%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.30%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.30%) Sentinel
5 1 (0.30%) Cognos TM1
5 1 (0.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.30%) SAP Business One
5 1 (0.30%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.30%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 31 (9.17%) Office 365
2 12 (3.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (1.78%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.30%) PaaS
4 1 (0.30%) IaaS
4 1 (0.30%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 15 (4.44%) Firewall
2 10 (2.96%) BGP
3 8 (2.37%) LAN
3 8 (2.37%) TCP/IP
4 7 (2.07%) WAN
4 7 (2.07%) Cisco ASA
5 6 (1.78%) OSPF
6 5 (1.48%) Intranet
6 5 (1.48%) IPsec
7 4 (1.18%) Wireless
7 4 (1.18%) MPLS
8 3 (0.89%) Extranet
8 3 (0.89%) DHCP
8 3 (0.89%) HTTP
8 3 (0.89%) DNS
8 3 (0.89%) HTTPS
8 3 (0.89%) SAN
9 2 (0.59%) EIGRP
9 2 (0.59%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (0.59%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (9.76%) SQL Server
2 26 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
3 23 (6.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (2.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (1.78%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 5 (1.48%) Relational Database
6 5 (1.48%) Oracle Database
7 4 (1.18%) Big Data
7 4 (1.18%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (1.18%) Oracle BI EE
7 4 (1.18%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (1.18%) RDBMS
8 3 (0.89%) BusinessObjects
9 2 (0.59%) SQL Server 2000
9 2 (0.59%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (0.59%) Oracle Database 10g
9 2 (0.59%) DTS
9 2 (0.59%) MS Access
10 1 (0.30%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.30%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 23 (6.80%) Visual Studio
2 20 (5.92%) Subversion
3 4 (1.18%) Hudson
4 3 (0.89%) Jenkins
4 3 (0.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 3 (0.89%) Rational Functional Tester
5 2 (0.59%) JIRA
6 1 (0.30%) HP UFT
6 1 (0.30%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.30%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 67 (19.82%) Finance
2 20 (5.92%) Manufacturing
3 10 (2.96%) Telecoms
4 8 (2.37%) Publishing
4 8 (2.37%) Retail
5 5 (1.48%) Legal
6 3 (0.89%) Electronics
6 3 (0.89%) Banking
7 2 (0.59%) Billing
8 1 (0.30%) Marketing
8 1 (0.30%) Back Office
8 1 (0.30%) Law
8 1 (0.30%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 73 (21.60%) Architect
2 43 (12.72%) Project Manager
3 41 (12.13%) Developer
4 40 (11.83%) Consultant
5 32 (9.47%) Agile Project Manager
6 30 (8.88%) Senior Manager
7 22 (6.51%) Citrix Architect
8 21 (6.21%) .NET Developer
9 20 (5.92%) C# Developer
9 20 (5.92%) C# .NET Developer
9 20 (5.92%) Microsoft Developer
10 19 (5.62%) Solutions Architect
10 19 (5.62%) Analyst
11 17 (5.03%) ASP.NET Developer
11 17 (5.03%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 15 (4.44%) SharePoint Architect
12 15 (4.44%) Senior Project Manager
12 15 (4.44%) Delivery Manager
13 12 (3.55%) SharePoint Designer
13 12 (3.55%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (13.31%) .NET
2 24 (7.10%) ASP.NET
3 23 (6.80%) HTML
4 22 (6.51%) .NET Framework
5 21 (6.21%) CSS
6 20 (5.92%) ASP.NET MVC
7 19 (5.62%) ASP.NET MVC 3
8 16 (4.73%) HTML5
8 16 (4.73%) XSLT
9 9 (2.66%) ISPF
10 8 (2.37%) jQuery
11 6 (1.78%) XML
12 5 (1.48%) MFC
13 4 (1.18%) Web Services
13 4 (1.18%) CGI
13 4 (1.18%) Middleware
14 3 (0.89%) SOAP
14 3 (0.89%) Classic ASP
14 3 (0.89%) JSP
14 3 (0.89%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 29 (8.58%) Data Centre
2 22 (6.51%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (5.03%) Management Information System
4 12 (3.55%) Life Science
5 11 (3.25%) E-Learning
6 9 (2.66%) CESG
6 9 (2.66%) Mainframe
7 8 (2.37%) GIS
7 8 (2.37%) Clustering
7 8 (2.37%) Private Cloud
8 7 (2.07%) Computer Science
9 5 (1.48%) Algorithms
9 5 (1.48%) Mathematics
9 5 (1.48%) Physics
10 4 (1.18%) RMADS
11 3 (0.89%) Blackberry
12 2 (0.59%) Data Extraction
12 2 (0.59%) Freedom of Information
12 2 (0.59%) Data Structures
12 2 (0.59%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 80 (23.67%) Windows
2 24 (7.10%) UNIX
2 24 (7.10%) Windows 7
3 21 (6.21%) Linux
4 8 (2.37%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (2.07%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (1.78%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (1.78%) Solaris
7 3 (0.89%) Apple iOS
7 3 (0.89%) Android
7 3 (0.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.59%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (0.30%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (0.30%) AIX
9 1 (0.30%) Embedded Linux
9 1 (0.30%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 117 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
2 89 (26.33%) Scrum
3 60 (17.75%) Stakeholder Management
4 53 (15.68%) ITIL
5 44 (13.02%) DSDM
6 42 (12.43%) PRINCE2
7 41 (12.13%) Project Management
8 38 (11.24%) People Management
9 31 (9.17%) Migration
10 30 (8.88%) Configuration Management
10 30 (8.88%) Agile Project Management
11 25 (7.40%) Incident Management
12 24 (7.10%) MVC
13 22 (6.51%) Service Management
13 22 (6.51%) TDD
14 21 (6.21%) Content Management
14 21 (6.21%) Mentoring
15 20 (5.92%) Business Development
15 20 (5.92%) Service Delivery
16 19 (5.62%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 49 (14.50%) SQL
2 28 (8.28%) C#
3 21 (6.21%) C
4 13 (3.85%) Java
5 10 (2.96%) PL/SQL
6 9 (2.66%) JCL
7 7 (2.07%) C++
7 7 (2.07%) Perl
7 7 (2.07%) VBScript
7 7 (2.07%) Embedded C
8 6 (1.78%) Embedded C++
8 6 (1.78%) JavaScript
9 5 (1.48%) PowerShell
10 4 (1.18%) T-SQL
10 4 (1.18%) Tcl
10 4 (1.18%) VB
11 3 (0.89%) Shell Script
12 2 (0.59%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.30%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.30%) Python
Qualifications
1 259 (76.63%) SC Cleared
2 53 (15.68%) DV Cleared
3 26 (7.69%) Degree
4 19 (5.62%) CISSP
5 18 (5.33%) Cisco Certification
6 16 (4.73%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 16 (4.73%) CISM
7 14 (4.14%) CCA
7 14 (4.14%) Citrix Certification
7 14 (4.14%) CCEE
7 14 (4.14%) CCIA
8 12 (3.55%) CCNP
9 7 (2.07%) CCNA
9 7 (2.07%) Microsoft Certification
10 5 (1.48%) MCP
10 5 (1.48%) MCSE
10 5 (1.48%) ITIL Certification
10 5 (1.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 5 (1.48%) BC Cleared
11 4 (1.18%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (8.28%) SLA
2 13 (3.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (2.96%) QA
4 9 (2.66%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.30%) P3O
System Software
1 34 (10.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 27 (7.99%) XenApp
3 26 (7.69%) XenDesktop
4 22 (6.51%) Microsoft App-V
5 17 (5.03%) Hyper-V
6 15 (4.44%) Active Directory
7 9 (2.66%) Time Sharing Option
7 9 (2.66%) Job Entry Subsystem
8 6 (1.78%) Terminal Services
9 5 (1.48%) BitLocker
10 3 (0.89%) Docker
10 3 (0.89%) VMware ESX
10 3 (0.89%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 2 (0.59%) XenServer
11 2 (0.59%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 1 (0.30%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 17 (5.03%) SCCM
2 9 (2.66%) SCOM
2 9 (2.66%) SCVMM
2 9 (2.66%) ServiceCenter
2 9 (2.66%) OpenView
3 8 (2.37%) Nessus
4 6 (1.78%) NetBackup
4 6 (1.78%) Windows Intune
4 6 (1.78%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 5 (1.48%) SCSM
5 5 (1.48%) SCDPM
6 4 (1.18%) Backup Exec
6 4 (1.18%) WSUS
7 3 (0.89%) Nmap
7 3 (0.89%) ARCserve
7 3 (0.89%) Norton AntiVirus
7 3 (0.89%) Puppet
7 3 (0.89%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (0.89%) AirWatch
8 2 (0.59%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 87 (25.74%) Microsoft
2 47 (13.91%) VMware
3 34 (10.06%) Citrix
4 32 (9.47%) Oracle
5 29 (8.58%) Cisco
6 22 (6.51%) AppSense
7 20 (5.92%) IBM
8 14 (4.14%) HP
8 14 (4.14%) Juniper
8 14 (4.14%) Fujitsu
9 12 (3.55%) EMC
9 12 (3.55%) CheckPoint
10 11 (3.25%) SAP
11 10 (2.96%) Intel
11 10 (2.96%) Lotus
12 9 (2.66%) OpenText
12 9 (2.66%) F5
13 7 (2.07%) Remedy
14 6 (1.78%) Red Hat
14 6 (1.78%) Dell
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £68K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £68K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £68K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 13 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Fenwick Ryan
Salary: £18000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Worcestershire
Hudson IT
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35-55K
Posted: 19 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £55,000 - £80,000 plus outstanding package
Posted: 20 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £55,000 plus outstanding package
Posted: 20 hours ago
Nuneaton, Warwickshire
Search Manchester IT
Posted: Yesterday
Staffordshire
Berry Technical
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, Warwickshire
Serco Solutions
Posted: Yesterday
Telford, Shropshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: Market Salary
Posted: Yesterday
Redditch, Worcestershire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £20000.00 - £24000.00 per annum + Pension & Health
Posted: Yesterday
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 60,000 to 80,000 + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, Warwickshire
Fenwick Ryan Ltd
Salary: £18000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Fenwick Ryan
Salary: £18000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £28000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago