The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the West Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Clearance
Rank 49 88 78
Rank change year-on-year
+39 -10
Permanent jobs citing Security Cleared 219 141 129
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 4.43% 2.81% 2.76%
As % of the Qualifications category 16.79% 9.75% 11.03%
Number of salaries quoted 125 62 89
Average salary £41,500 £37,500 £39,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.66% -5.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,100 £18,500 £24,600
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £67,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% -3.40%
Qualifications Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1304 1446 1170
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 26.37% 28.87% 24.99%
Number of salaries quoted 1041 1178 963
Average salary £42,500 £39,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.97% +9.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Security Cleared
England

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +19 80 £52,500 +16.66% 3
Solihull +3 62 £41,500 -44.66%
Staffordshire +15 23 £34,000 +83.78% 2
Warwickshire +13 14 £32,500 +75.67% 1
Shropshire +7 13 - - 2
Worcestershire +8 6 £46,250 +23.33% 1
Coventry +5 2 £29,000 +27.47%
Walsall - 2 £33,750 -
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England

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

1 238 (54.21%) SC Cleared
2 130 (29.61%) Finance
3 119 (27.11%) Retail
4 105 (23.92%) Telecoms
5 96 (21.87%) Oracle
6 95 (21.64%) Fujitsu
7 94 (21.41%) Microsoft
8 72 (16.40%) Windows
9 71 (16.17%) Firewall
10 68 (15.49%) MS Excel
11 64 (14.58%) Cisco
12 61 (13.90%) SQL
13 60 (13.67%) Hyperion
14 59 (13.44%) Oracle EBS
15 58 (13.21%) Essbase
16 55 (12.53%) Business Intelligence
17 52 (11.85%) VMware
18 46 (10.48%) Citrix
19 45 (10.25%) ITIL
20 42 (9.57%) UNIX
21 41 (9.34%) CheckPoint
22 38 (8.66%) Linux
22 38 (8.66%) Active Directory
23 37 (8.43%) Oracle BI EE
24 35 (7.97%) F5
25 34 (7.74%) Risk Management
26 33 (7.52%) Migration
26 33 (7.52%) Blue Coat
26 33 (7.52%) Incident Management
26 33 (7.52%) Cisco ASA

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 16 (3.64%) WebLogic
2 14 (3.19%) MS Exchange
3 13 (2.96%) SharePoint
4 12 (2.73%) Exchange Server 2010
5 11 (2.51%) Exchange Server 2000
5 11 (2.51%) Exchange Server 2003
5 11 (2.51%) Exchange Server 2007
6 10 (2.28%) Exchange Server 2013
7 9 (2.05%) IBM Notes
8 7 (1.59%) Oracle Workflow
8 7 (1.59%) SharePoint Server
9 5 (1.14%) WebSphere
9 5 (1.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 4 (0.91%) IIS
11 3 (0.68%) Lync
11 3 (0.68%) SharePoint 2013
11 3 (0.68%) CMS
12 2 (0.46%) GroupWise
12 2 (0.46%) Apache
12 2 (0.46%) WordPress
Applications
1 68 (15.49%) MS Excel
2 29 (6.61%) MS Office
3 16 (3.64%) MS Project
4 4 (0.91%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (0.91%) CATIA
5 3 (0.68%) Pro/ENGINEER
5 3 (0.68%) Photoshop
5 3 (0.68%) Simulink
6 2 (0.46%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.46%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (0.46%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.23%) PowerPivot
7 1 (0.23%) Revit
Business Applications
1 59 (13.44%) Oracle EBS
2 27 (6.15%) Oracle EBS R12
3 21 (4.78%) Hyperion Planning
4 17 (3.87%) SAP FI/CO
4 17 (3.87%) SAP CO
4 17 (3.87%) SAP FI
5 16 (3.64%) HFM
6 13 (2.96%) SAP CRM
6 13 (2.96%) Oracle Financials
7 12 (2.73%) SAP HR
7 12 (2.73%) SAP SD
7 12 (2.73%) SAP MM
7 12 (2.73%) SAP SRM
8 9 (2.05%) Remedy ITSM
9 7 (1.59%) Oracle Applications
10 6 (1.37%) Maximo
10 6 (1.37%) Magento
11 5 (1.14%) Oracle BPM
11 5 (1.14%) SAP FSCM
11 5 (1.14%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.46%) Office 365
1 2 (0.46%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 71 (16.17%) Firewall
2 33 (7.52%) Cisco ASA
3 30 (6.83%) WAN
4 29 (6.61%) VoIP
5 27 (6.15%) Cisco Nexus
6 22 (5.01%) MPLS
7 18 (4.10%) Network Security
8 16 (3.64%) DMVPN
9 15 (3.42%) OSPF
9 15 (3.42%) BGP
10 13 (2.96%) Intrusion Detection
10 13 (2.96%) VPN
11 11 (2.51%) BIG-IP
11 11 (2.51%) DNS
12 10 (2.28%) Wireless
12 10 (2.28%) LAN
13 9 (2.05%) TCP/IP
14 8 (1.82%) SSL
15 6 (1.37%) Internet
15 6 (1.37%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (13.21%) Essbase
2 37 (8.43%) Oracle BI EE
3 31 (7.06%) Oracle Database
4 29 (6.61%) Oracle Database 11g
5 26 (5.92%) Oracle Database 10g
6 25 (5.69%) Oracle ODI
6 25 (5.69%) Oracle Exadata
6 25 (5.69%) Oracle Discoverer
7 20 (4.56%) SQL Server
8 15 (3.42%) Data Warehouse
9 13 (2.96%) SAP BI
9 13 (2.96%) SAP BW
10 11 (2.51%) Oracle Reports
11 8 (1.82%) MySQL
11 8 (1.82%) SQL Server 2005
12 7 (1.59%) SQL Server 2008
13 5 (1.14%) Relational Database
13 5 (1.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 5 (1.14%) DB2
13 5 (1.14%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 8 (1.82%) Oracle Forms
2 6 (1.37%) Visual Studio
3 3 (0.68%) NeoLoad
3 3 (0.68%) Selenium
3 3 (0.68%) LoadRunner
4 2 (0.46%) LSMW
4 2 (0.46%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.23%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (0.23%) Wise Package Studio
5 1 (0.23%) Flash Builder
5 1 (0.23%) ClearCase
5 1 (0.23%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.23%) Dreamweaver
General
1 130 (29.61%) Finance
2 119 (27.11%) Retail
3 105 (23.92%) Telecoms
4 25 (5.69%) Advertising
5 24 (5.47%) Legal
6 22 (5.01%) Back Office
7 13 (2.96%) Marketing
8 8 (1.82%) Aerospace
9 4 (0.91%) Automotive
9 4 (0.91%) Manufacturing
9 4 (0.91%) Games
10 3 (0.68%) Military
10 3 (0.68%) Pharmaceutical
10 3 (0.68%) Electronics
11 2 (0.46%) German Language
12 1 (0.23%) Banking
12 1 (0.23%) General Ledger
12 1 (0.23%) Law
Job Titles
1 74 (16.86%) Developer
1 74 (16.86%) Architect
2 70 (15.95%) Consultant
3 30 (6.83%) DBA
4 29 (6.61%) Network Engineer
4 29 (6.61%) Administrator
5 25 (5.69%) Oracle DBA
6 22 (5.01%) Oracle Consultant
7 21 (4.78%) Hyperion Consultant
7 21 (4.78%) Infrastructure Architect
8 17 (3.87%) Analyst
9 16 (3.64%) Project Manager
10 13 (2.96%) Business Intelligence Consultant
11 12 (2.73%) ABAP Developer
11 12 (2.73%) SAP Developer
11 12 (2.73%) Oracle BI Consultant
12 11 (2.51%) Security Engineer
12 11 (2.51%) Network Architect
12 11 (2.51%) Design Engineer
12 11 (2.51%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (5.24%) .NET
2 16 (3.64%) ASP.NET
3 14 (3.19%) Middleware
3 14 (3.19%) CSS
4 13 (2.96%) HTML
5 10 (2.28%) ASP.NET MVC
6 8 (1.82%) Spring
6 8 (1.82%) jQuery
7 6 (1.37%) JSP
8 5 (1.14%) WPF
8 5 (1.14%) NHibernate
8 5 (1.14%) Web Services
9 4 (0.91%) XML
9 4 (0.91%) Classic ASP
9 4 (0.91%) .NET Framework
9 4 (0.91%) Ruby on Rails
9 4 (0.91%) Oracle Fusion
10 3 (0.68%) HTML5
10 3 (0.68%) RESTful
10 3 (0.68%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 25 (5.69%) Management Information System
2 21 (4.78%) Oracle Exalytics
3 13 (2.96%) Human Factors
4 12 (2.73%) PKI
5 11 (2.51%) RMADS
6 8 (1.82%) Clustering
6 8 (1.82%) Data Integration
7 5 (1.14%) Open Source
7 5 (1.14%) Visualisation
7 5 (1.14%) CESG
7 5 (1.14%) Blackberry
8 4 (0.91%) Mainframe
8 4 (0.91%) SecurID
8 4 (0.91%) IBM Mainframe
8 4 (0.91%) Social Media
9 3 (0.68%) Mobile App
9 3 (0.68%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (0.68%) VHDL
9 3 (0.68%) Device Driver
9 3 (0.68%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 72 (16.40%) Windows
2 42 (9.57%) UNIX
3 38 (8.66%) Linux
4 20 (4.56%) Windows 7
5 18 (4.10%) Solaris
6 14 (3.19%) Oracle Linux
7 13 (2.96%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (1.59%) Android
8 7 (1.59%) AIX
9 6 (1.37%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (1.14%) Apple iOS
11 4 (0.91%) MVS
11 4 (0.91%) Windows XP
12 3 (0.68%) Windows 8
13 2 (0.46%) Embedded Linux
13 2 (0.46%) Windows Phone
13 2 (0.46%) Windows Server 2012
14 1 (0.23%) Windows 2000 Server
14 1 (0.23%) Windows NT
14 1 (0.23%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (12.53%) Business Intelligence
2 45 (10.25%) ITIL
3 34 (7.74%) Risk Management
4 33 (7.52%) Migration
4 33 (7.52%) Incident Management
5 30 (6.83%) PRINCE2
6 28 (6.38%) Root Cause Analysis
7 27 (6.15%) Project Management
8 26 (5.92%) Time Management
8 26 (5.92%) Performance Tuning
9 22 (5.01%) Load Balancing
10 21 (4.78%) Stakeholder Management
11 18 (4.10%) Network Management
11 18 (4.10%) Configuration Management
12 17 (3.87%) WAN Optimisation
13 16 (3.64%) Security Architecture
13 16 (3.64%) Disaster Recovery
13 16 (3.64%) CRM
13 16 (3.64%) SOA
13 16 (3.64%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 61 (13.90%) SQL
2 32 (7.29%) PL/SQL
3 25 (5.69%) Shell Script
4 24 (5.47%) C#
5 23 (5.24%) Java
6 14 (3.19%) ABAP
6 14 (3.19%) VB
7 13 (2.96%) C++
8 10 (2.28%) PHP
9 9 (2.05%) C
9 9 (2.05%) VBScript
10 7 (1.59%) PowerShell
10 7 (1.59%) JavaScript
11 6 (1.37%) VB.NET
12 4 (0.91%) Python
12 4 (0.91%) Ruby
13 3 (0.68%) Objective-C
14 2 (0.46%) MATLAB
14 2 (0.46%) Perl
14 2 (0.46%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 238 (54.21%) SC Cleared
2 30 (6.83%) Degree
3 24 (5.47%) Cisco Certification
4 21 (4.78%) DV Cleared
5 18 (4.10%) CISSP
5 18 (4.10%) Microsoft Certification
6 16 (3.64%) MCP
7 12 (2.73%) CCNP
7 12 (2.73%) MCSE
7 12 (2.73%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 10 (2.28%) CISM
9 9 (2.05%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 9 (2.05%) MCITP
10 8 (1.82%) CCIE
10 8 (1.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 8 (1.82%) CCNA
11 7 (1.59%) CCEE
11 7 (1.59%) CCIA
11 7 (1.59%) Citrix Certification
12 5 (1.14%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (6.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (2.51%) SLA
3 5 (1.14%) QA
4 4 (0.91%) JSP 440
4 4 (0.91%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.46%) P3O
5 2 (0.46%) CESG Infosec
6 1 (0.23%) DO-178B
6 1 (0.23%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.23%) HMG Infosec
6 1 (0.23%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.23%) BS7799
6 1 (0.23%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 38 (8.66%) Active Directory
2 30 (6.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (5.69%) Oracle RMAN
4 21 (4.78%) Oracle RAC
5 19 (4.33%) XenApp
6 12 (2.73%) Hyper-V
7 11 (2.51%) Microsoft App-V
7 11 (2.51%) VMware ESX
8 9 (2.05%) Terminal Services
9 7 (1.59%) XenDesktop
10 6 (1.37%) ISA Server
11 5 (1.14%) PowerHA
11 5 (1.14%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 4 (0.91%) VMware Server
13 3 (0.68%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 2 (0.46%) Xen
14 2 (0.46%) ProxySG
14 2 (0.46%) Veritas Cluster Server
15 1 (0.23%) Forefront TMG
15 1 (0.23%) UAG
Systems Management
1 18 (4.10%) SCCM
2 11 (2.51%) NetBackup
2 11 (2.51%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 10 (2.28%) SCOM
4 9 (2.05%) BMC PATROL
4 9 (2.05%) Control-M
4 9 (2.05%) Tivoli
5 6 (1.37%) Nessus
6 5 (1.14%) ARCserve
6 5 (1.14%) Norton AntiVirus
7 4 (0.91%) Backup Exec
8 3 (0.68%) CA Spectrum
8 3 (0.68%) CiscoWorks
9 2 (0.46%) SCVMM
9 2 (0.46%) SCOrch
9 2 (0.46%) SCSM
9 2 (0.46%) Cisco CUCM
9 2 (0.46%) Cisco UCCE
10 1 (0.23%) CORE IMPACT
10 1 (0.23%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 96 (21.87%) Oracle
2 95 (21.64%) Fujitsu
3 94 (21.41%) Microsoft
4 64 (14.58%) Cisco
5 60 (13.67%) Hyperion
6 52 (11.85%) VMware
7 46 (10.48%) Citrix
8 41 (9.34%) CheckPoint
9 35 (7.97%) F5
10 33 (7.52%) Blue Coat
11 30 (6.83%) McAfee
12 27 (6.15%) Fortinet
13 21 (4.78%) SAP
13 21 (4.78%) HP
14 19 (4.33%) Juniper
15 14 (3.19%) IBM
16 12 (2.73%) Informatica
17 11 (2.51%) AppSense
18 10 (2.28%) Remedy
18 10 (2.28%) BMC
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + bens, training + career prog
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
E-synergy Solutions
Salary: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Accenture
Salary: From £17,000 to £18,500 per annum (DOE), plus excellent benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
West Midlands
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago
Worcestershire
CPS Group
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Car, pension, share scheme
Posted: 25 days ago