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

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Clearance
Rank 65 40 106
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +66
Permanent jobs citing Security Cleared 188 225 107
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 3.82% 5.09% 2.24%
As % of the Qualifications category 14.65% 18.31% 7.90%
Number of salaries quoted 147 129 65
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,900 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £41,600 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+8.17% +4.00%
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
1283 1229 1355
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 26.04% 27.79% 28.35%
Number of salaries quoted 1106 964 1172
Average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £28,890
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £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 28 January 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 28 January 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 +13 122 £55,000 +10.00% 8
Solihull -19 20 £43,750 -2.77% 6
Warwickshire -9 16 £50,500 +53.03% 5
Staffordshire -5 11 £31,500 -7.35%
Coventry -2 8 £47,500 +18.75% 4
Worcestershire +16 7 £41,500 -2.35% 3
Walsall -5 2 £45,000 +9.09%
Shropshire -31 1 £42,000 +23.52%
Wolverhampton - 1 £50,000 -
Security Cleared
England

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 January 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.

1 383 (69.76%) SC Cleared
2 126 (22.95%) Oracle
3 116 (21.13%) Windows
4 111 (20.22%) ITIL
5 99 (18.03%) Microsoft
6 98 (17.85%) Finance
7 92 (16.76%) SQL
8 78 (14.21%) Agile Software Development
9 77 (14.03%) Firewall
10 73 (13.30%) Mentoring
11 72 (13.11%) Retail
12 70 (12.75%) Java
13 68 (12.39%) Oracle EBS
14 66 (12.02%) Telecoms
15 65 (11.84%) Cisco
16 61 (11.11%) Linux
17 60 (10.93%) SOA
18 59 (10.75%) PRINCE2
19 58 (10.56%) MS Excel
19 58 (10.56%) Business Intelligence
19 58 (10.56%) VMware
20 57 (10.38%) XML
20 57 (10.38%) Project Management
21 51 (9.29%) HTML
22 50 (9.11%) CSS
23 48 (8.74%) UNIX
23 48 (8.74%) CRM
24 47 (8.56%) Oracle EBS R12
25 45 (8.20%) Analytical Skills
26 44 (8.01%) MVC

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

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 39 (7.10%) MS Exchange
2 32 (5.83%) SharePoint
3 30 (5.46%) Exchange Server 2010
4 26 (4.74%) Exchange Server 2013
4 26 (4.74%) Oracle Workflow
4 26 (4.74%) WebLogic
5 22 (4.01%) Exchange Server 2007
6 17 (3.10%) Exchange Server 2003
7 15 (2.73%) Lync
8 12 (2.19%) WebSphere
9 10 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2000
10 9 (1.64%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 7 (1.28%) SharePoint Server
11 7 (1.28%) SAS
12 6 (1.09%) JBoss
12 6 (1.09%) IBM Notes
12 6 (1.09%) MQSeries
12 6 (1.09%) Apache Pig
12 6 (1.09%) SharePoint 2010
13 5 (0.91%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 58 (10.56%) MS Excel
2 17 (3.10%) MS Office
3 8 (1.46%) MS Project
4 3 (0.55%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.18%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 68 (12.39%) Oracle EBS
2 47 (8.56%) Oracle EBS R12
3 21 (3.83%) Oracle Applications
4 15 (2.73%) Oracle ERP
5 10 (1.82%) Dynamics CRM
6 9 (1.64%) HFM
7 8 (1.46%) Oracle iProcurement
8 7 (1.28%) Hyperion Planning
9 6 (1.09%) Oracle BPM
10 5 (0.91%) Cognos TM1
10 5 (0.91%) Oracle iRecruitment
10 5 (0.91%) Oracle Financials
11 3 (0.55%) SAP PP
11 3 (0.55%) assyst
11 3 (0.55%) SAP QM
12 2 (0.36%) Oracle Internet Expenses
12 2 (0.36%) SAP MM
13 1 (0.18%) Oracle CRM
13 1 (0.18%) Oracle HRMS
13 1 (0.18%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 22 (4.01%) Office 365
2 9 (1.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.55%) Taleo
4 2 (0.36%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.36%) Google Apps
5 1 (0.18%) Yammer
5 1 (0.18%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 77 (14.03%) Firewall
2 23 (4.19%) Wireless
3 20 (3.64%) LAN
4 18 (3.28%) OSPF
5 17 (3.10%) BGP
5 17 (3.10%) TCP/IP
5 17 (3.10%) WAN
6 16 (2.91%) Unified Communications
7 15 (2.73%) 4G
8 12 (2.19%) SSL
9 11 (2.00%) LDAP
9 11 (2.00%) TETRA
9 11 (2.00%) HTTP
10 10 (1.82%) SAN
11 9 (1.64%) Network Security
12 8 (1.46%) MPLS
13 7 (1.28%) GPRS
14 6 (1.09%) DHCP
14 6 (1.09%) VoIP
14 6 (1.09%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (6.74%) Oracle BI EE
2 29 (5.28%) SQL Server
2 29 (5.28%) Data Warehouse
3 25 (4.55%) Essbase
4 24 (4.37%) Oracle Database
5 20 (3.64%) SQL Server 2008
6 18 (3.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 17 (3.10%) Oracle Database 11g
7 17 (3.10%) Oracle Discoverer
7 17 (3.10%) Oracle Reports
8 15 (2.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 14 (2.55%) Oracle Database 10g
9 14 (2.55%) Oracle Exadata
10 12 (2.19%) SQL Server 2005
11 11 (2.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 11 (2.00%) Oracle BI Publisher
12 9 (1.64%) Big Data
13 8 (1.46%) Crystal Reports
14 6 (1.09%) EDRMS
14 6 (1.09%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 44 (8.01%) JIRA
2 34 (6.19%) Ant
3 33 (6.01%) Git (software)
4 22 (4.01%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 18 (3.28%) Talend Open Studio
6 16 (2.91%) Oracle Forms
7 12 (2.19%) Jenkins
8 6 (1.09%) Selenium
8 6 (1.09%) JUnit
9 4 (0.73%) Visual Studio
10 2 (0.36%) Eclipse
10 2 (0.36%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 1 (0.18%) Visual Studio Team System
11 1 (0.18%) Team Foundation Server
11 1 (0.18%) Hudson
11 1 (0.18%) NetBeans
11 1 (0.18%) NUnit
11 1 (0.18%) Subversion
11 1 (0.18%) Maven
11 1 (0.18%) PVCS
General
1 98 (17.85%) Finance
2 72 (13.11%) Retail
3 66 (12.02%) Telecoms
4 9 (1.64%) Back Office
5 8 (1.46%) Electronics
5 8 (1.46%) Banking
6 7 (1.28%) Manufacturing
7 3 (0.55%) Legal
7 3 (0.55%) Marketing
8 2 (0.36%) German Language
9 1 (0.18%) Billing
9 1 (0.18%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.18%) Publishing
9 1 (0.18%) Law
Job Titles
1 115 (20.95%) Consultant
2 92 (16.76%) Developer
3 67 (12.20%) Architect
4 48 (8.74%) Analyst
5 32 (5.83%) Project Manager
6 31 (5.65%) Oracle Consultant
7 27 (4.92%) Senior Architect
8 25 (4.55%) Applications Developer
9 24 (4.37%) Senior Developer
10 22 (4.01%) Mobile Applications Developer
10 22 (4.01%) Mobile Developer
11 20 (3.64%) DBA
11 20 (3.64%) Oracle DBA
12 17 (3.10%) Business Analyst
12 17 (3.10%) Network Architect
13 15 (2.73%) Team Leader
13 15 (2.73%) Network Engineer
13 15 (2.73%) Oracle Developer
13 15 (2.73%) Senior Analyst
13 15 (2.73%) Senior Network Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (10.38%) XML
2 51 (9.29%) HTML
3 50 (9.11%) CSS
4 43 (7.83%) jQuery
4 43 (7.83%) HTML5
5 36 (6.56%) JSON
6 35 (6.38%) AngularJS
7 33 (6.01%) PhoneGap
8 29 (5.28%) Ajax
9 26 (4.74%) .NET
10 23 (4.19%) Silverlight
11 18 (3.28%) Middleware
12 15 (2.73%) ASP.NET
13 12 (2.19%) Java EE
14 7 (1.28%) CSS3
15 6 (1.09%) Apache Camel
15 6 (1.09%) Oracle Fusion
15 6 (1.09%) ISPF
15 6 (1.09%) .NET Framework
16 5 (0.91%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 45 (8.20%) Analytical Skills
2 40 (7.29%) Life Science
3 27 (4.92%) Mobile App
3 27 (4.92%) User Experience
4 26 (4.74%) Blackberry
5 22 (4.01%) N-Tier
6 20 (3.64%) Data Integration
7 15 (2.73%) Clustering
8 13 (2.37%) Management Information System
9 12 (2.19%) Open Source
10 6 (1.09%) Mainframe
10 6 (1.09%) Taxonomies
11 5 (0.91%) SCADA
12 3 (0.55%) Mathematics
12 3 (0.55%) Smart Meter
12 3 (0.55%) Visualisation
12 3 (0.55%) Statistics
13 2 (0.36%) EqualLogic
13 2 (0.36%) Physics
13 2 (0.36%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 116 (21.13%) Windows
2 61 (11.11%) Linux
3 48 (8.74%) UNIX
4 33 (6.01%) Windows 8
5 31 (5.65%) Android
6 27 (4.92%) Windows Server 2008
6 27 (4.92%) Apple iOS
7 22 (4.01%) Solaris
8 20 (3.64%) Windows Server 2003
9 18 (3.28%) Windows 7
9 18 (3.28%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (1.09%) Windows 2000
10 6 (1.09%) AIX
11 5 (0.91%) Windows XP
12 4 (0.73%) Oracle Linux
13 3 (0.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 2 (0.36%) Ubuntu
15 1 (0.18%) Embedded Linux
15 1 (0.18%) Windows 2000 Server
15 1 (0.18%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 111 (20.22%) ITIL
2 78 (14.21%) Agile Software Development
3 73 (13.30%) Mentoring
4 60 (10.93%) SOA
5 59 (10.75%) PRINCE2
6 58 (10.56%) Business Intelligence
7 57 (10.38%) Project Management
8 48 (8.74%) CRM
9 44 (8.01%) MVC
10 43 (7.83%) Scrum
11 37 (6.74%) Migration
12 34 (6.19%) OOP
13 33 (6.01%) Change Management
14 32 (5.83%) Service Delivery
15 31 (5.65%) ETL
16 30 (5.46%) ERP
17 28 (5.10%) Workflow
18 26 (4.74%) Enterprise Architecture
18 26 (4.74%) Service Management
19 25 (4.55%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 92 (16.76%) SQL
2 70 (12.75%) Java
3 44 (8.01%) JavaScript
4 41 (7.47%) PL/SQL
5 22 (4.01%) ActionScript
5 22 (4.01%) Objective-C
5 22 (4.01%) ActionScript 3.0
6 17 (3.10%) C#
6 17 (3.10%) Perl
7 16 (2.91%) C
8 14 (2.55%) Tcl
9 11 (2.00%) Shell Script
10 10 (1.82%) T-SQL
10 10 (1.82%) VB.NET
11 8 (1.46%) VB
12 7 (1.28%) PowerShell
12 7 (1.28%) C++
13 6 (1.09%) VBScript
13 6 (1.09%) JCL
14 3 (0.55%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 383 (69.76%) SC Cleared
2 33 (6.01%) Cisco Certification
3 31 (5.65%) Degree
4 27 (4.92%) CCNP
5 21 (3.83%) ISEB
6 16 (2.91%) DV Cleared
7 15 (2.73%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 14 (2.55%) CCNA
9 12 (2.19%) Microsoft Certification
9 12 (2.19%) ITIL Certification
10 11 (2.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 11 (2.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 11 (2.00%) MCP
11 4 (0.73%) HNC
11 4 (0.73%) HND
11 4 (0.73%) CCA
11 4 (0.73%) Citrix Certification
11 4 (0.73%) ISTQB
11 4 (0.73%) CCEE
11 4 (0.73%) CCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (4.37%) SLA
2 19 (3.46%) QA
3 17 (3.10%) Data Quality
4 7 (1.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.73%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.55%) COSO
6 3 (0.55%) ISO 9001
6 3 (0.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.18%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 41 (7.47%) Active Directory
2 31 (5.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (4.55%) Hyper-V
4 21 (3.83%) XenApp
5 20 (3.64%) Oracle RMAN
6 10 (1.82%) XenDesktop
6 10 (1.82%) VMware ESX
7 8 (1.46%) Terminal Services
7 8 (1.46%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 6 (1.09%) Oracle RAC
8 6 (1.09%) Microsoft App-V
8 6 (1.09%) PowerHA
8 6 (1.09%) HDFS
9 3 (0.55%) vSphere
10 2 (0.36%) Forefront TMG
10 2 (0.36%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 1 (0.18%) VMware Server
11 1 (0.18%) ProxySG
11 1 (0.18%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 11 (2.00%) Puppet
1 11 (2.00%) Vagrant
1 11 (2.00%) Opscode Chef
2 10 (1.82%) SCOM
3 9 (1.64%) SCCM
4 8 (1.46%) SCVMM
5 6 (1.09%) ServiceCenter
5 6 (1.09%) OpenView
5 6 (1.09%) SCDPM
6 5 (0.91%) WSUS
6 5 (0.91%) FortiGate
7 4 (0.73%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 4 (0.73%) NetBackup
7 4 (0.73%) Backup Exec
7 4 (0.73%) ARCserve
7 4 (0.73%) Norton AntiVirus
7 4 (0.73%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 4 (0.73%) EdgeSight
8 3 (0.55%) SCSM
9 2 (0.36%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 126 (22.95%) Oracle
2 99 (18.03%) Microsoft
3 65 (11.84%) Cisco
4 58 (10.56%) VMware
5 40 (7.29%) Hyperion
6 33 (6.01%) IBM
7 32 (5.83%) Fujitsu
8 28 (5.10%) HP
8 28 (5.10%) Citrix
9 27 (4.92%) Sencha
10 25 (4.55%) Juniper
10 25 (4.55%) CheckPoint
11 24 (4.37%) F5
12 22 (4.01%) Appcelerator
12 22 (4.01%) SAP
13 18 (3.28%) Talend
14 16 (2.91%) Informatica
15 14 (2.55%) NetApp
16 10 (1.82%) Open Text
17 9 (1.64%) EMC
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Competitive salary package
Posted: 18 hours ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Competitive Salary and package
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Search Consultancy
Posted: Yesterday
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Warwickshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £34000.00 - £46000.00 per annum + 10% bonus & benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £70K basic + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Redditch, Worcestershire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Car or All, Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
EMBS- People Transfer
Salary: Car Allow + Medical + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
Ashdown IT
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Malvern, Worcestershire
Hudson IT
Salary: £28000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
West Midlands
EMBS- People Transfer
Salary: Car Allow/Medical/Pension/37 Hols
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
set2recruit
Salary: From £75,000 to £95,000 per annum + car + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Serco Group PLC
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Rugby, Warwickshire
GE Energy Management
Salary: £ Competitive Salary & Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Nuneaton, Warwickshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £15000 - £20000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
SCC
Posted: 16 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
SCC
Posted: 16 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
CGI
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 22 days ago