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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Clearance
Rank 94 63 44
Rank change year-on-year
-31 -19
Permanent jobs citing Security Cleared 149 200 211
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.67% 4.05% 4.98%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.60% 15.40% 17.94%
Number of salaries quoted 110 156 112
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,900 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £68,650 £53,900
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
-1.09% +10.97%
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
1406 1299 1176
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 25.16% 26.28% 27.78%
Number of salaries quoted 1111 1107 907
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -3.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016. 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 -39 66 £45,000 -18.18% 25
Solihull +6 16 £48,750 +30.00% 5
Staffordshire -3 13 £32,500 +3.17% 3
Worcestershire +4 12 £42,500 +2.40% 1
Warwickshire -22 11 £31,583 -32.07%
Coventry -3 10 £55,000 +15.78% 6
Shropshire +15 7 £47,500 +13.09% 2
West Bromwich - 1 - -
Security Cleared
England

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

1 176 (65.19%) SC Cleared
2 64 (23.70%) Cisco
3 59 (21.85%) SQL
4 57 (21.11%) Microsoft
5 56 (20.74%) Agile Software Development
6 54 (20.00%) Windows
7 49 (18.15%) Cisco Certification
8 47 (17.41%) Firewall
9 42 (15.56%) Cybersecurity
10 41 (15.19%) WAN
11 38 (14.07%) LAN
11 38 (14.07%) ITIL
12 36 (13.33%) Active Directory
13 35 (12.96%) Juniper
13 35 (12.96%) Data Centre
14 34 (12.59%) Analytical Skills
14 34 (12.59%) CCNA
14 34 (12.59%) Network Security
15 33 (12.22%) CCNP
15 33 (12.22%) Finance
16 30 (11.11%) Mentoring
17 29 (10.74%) Linux
17 29 (10.74%) C
17 29 (10.74%) Oracle
18 28 (10.37%) DV Cleared
19 27 (10.00%) Degree
19 27 (10.00%) MS Excel
20 25 (9.26%) MPLS
20 25 (9.26%) VMware
21 24 (8.89%) OO

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 12 (4.44%) Confluence
1 12 (4.44%) SAS
1 12 (4.44%) SharePoint
2 9 (3.33%) Apache
2 9 (3.33%) JBoss
3 8 (2.96%) Apache Spark
3 8 (2.96%) Elasticsearch
3 8 (2.96%) Lync
4 7 (2.59%) Tomcat
5 5 (1.85%) MS Exchange
5 5 (1.85%) SharePoint 2013
6 4 (1.48%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (1.11%) CMS
7 3 (1.11%) IIS
8 2 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (0.74%) IBM Notes
8 2 (0.74%) WebLogic
8 2 (0.74%) WordPress
9 1 (0.37%) Node.js
9 1 (0.37%) WebSphere
Applications
1 27 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 15 (5.56%) MS Office
3 3 (1.11%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.37%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.37%) MS Project
4 1 (0.37%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.37%) Open Workbench
4 1 (0.37%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (1.11%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.74%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (0.74%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.37%) assyst
3 1 (0.37%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.37%) Maximo
3 1 (0.37%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.37%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 16 (5.93%) Office 365
2 12 (4.44%) IaaS
2 12 (4.44%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (3.33%) Azure Active Directory
4 4 (1.48%) PaaS
5 3 (1.11%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (1.11%) SaaS
6 1 (0.37%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 47 (17.41%) Firewall
2 41 (15.19%) WAN
3 38 (14.07%) LAN
4 34 (12.59%) Network Security
5 25 (9.26%) MPLS
6 18 (6.67%) Cisco ASA
7 14 (5.19%) Wireless
8 13 (4.81%) Ethernet
9 11 (4.07%) SAN
9 11 (4.07%) VPN
10 10 (3.70%) BGP
10 10 (3.70%) Cisco Nexus
11 9 (3.33%) HTTP
11 9 (3.33%) Internet
12 8 (2.96%) TCP/IP
13 7 (2.59%) IPv4
14 6 (2.22%) WLAN
15 5 (1.85%) DHCP
15 5 (1.85%) DNS
15 5 (1.85%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (6.67%) SQL Server
2 13 (4.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 10 (3.70%) Big Data
3 10 (3.70%) MongoDB
4 8 (2.96%) Apache Accumulo
4 8 (2.96%) Apache Cassandra
4 8 (2.96%) Hadoop
4 8 (2.96%) IBM InfoSphere
4 8 (2.96%) Neo4j
5 6 (2.22%) Oracle Database
6 5 (1.85%) BusinessObjects
7 3 (1.11%) GIS
7 3 (1.11%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (0.74%) MS Access
8 2 (0.74%) NoSQL
8 2 (0.74%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 2 (0.74%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.37%) Oracle BI EE
9 1 (0.37%) Power BI
9 1 (0.37%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 13 (4.81%) HP UFT
2 12 (4.44%) JIRA
3 5 (1.85%) Jenkins
4 4 (1.48%) Oracle APEX
5 3 (1.11%) PowerBuilder
5 3 (1.11%) Visual Studio
6 2 (0.74%) Eclipse
6 2 (0.74%) Git (software)
6 2 (0.74%) IntelliJ
6 2 (0.74%) JUnit
6 2 (0.74%) Rational Functional Tester
6 2 (0.74%) Selenium
7 1 (0.37%) GCC
7 1 (0.37%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (0.37%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 33 (12.22%) Finance
2 18 (6.67%) Telecoms
3 8 (2.96%) Legal
3 8 (2.96%) Manufacturing
4 6 (2.22%) Law
5 2 (0.74%) Banking
5 2 (0.74%) Billing
5 2 (0.74%) Marketing
5 2 (0.74%) Retail
6 1 (0.37%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.37%) Military
6 1 (0.37%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.37%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 42 (15.56%) Consultant
2 41 (15.19%) Analyst
3 40 (14.81%) Developer
4 29 (10.74%) Network Engineer
5 25 (9.26%) Security Consultant
6 18 (6.67%) Senior Analyst
7 16 (5.93%) Architect
8 15 (5.56%) PHP Developer
9 13 (4.81%) Graduate
9 13 (4.81%) Graduate Developer
9 13 (4.81%) Graduate PHP Developer
9 13 (4.81%) Junior
10 12 (4.44%) Test Leader
11 11 (4.07%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 11 (4.07%) Senior Test Analyst
11 11 (4.07%) Test Analyst
12 10 (3.70%) Administrator
12 10 (3.70%) Lead Test Analyst
13 9 (3.33%) Project Manager
13 9 (3.33%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (7.41%) jQuery
2 19 (7.04%) HTML
3 18 (6.67%) REST
4 17 (6.30%) HTML5
5 16 (5.93%) CSS
5 16 (5.93%) RESTful
6 15 (5.56%) CSS3
6 15 (5.56%) Laravel
7 12 (4.44%) OpenCL
8 9 (3.33%) .NET
9 8 (2.96%) Kafka
9 8 (2.96%) ZeroMQ
10 6 (2.22%) XML
11 5 (1.85%) ASP.NET
12 4 (1.48%) SAP Basis
13 3 (1.11%) Classic ASP
13 3 (1.11%) MFC
13 3 (1.11%) NHibernate
13 3 (1.11%) SOAP
13 3 (1.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 35 (12.96%) Data Centre
2 34 (12.59%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (4.81%) Management Information System
4 12 (4.44%) VHDL
5 11 (4.07%) Security Operations Centre
6 8 (2.96%) Internet of Things
6 8 (2.96%) Private Cloud
7 6 (2.22%) Driving Licence
8 5 (1.85%) Enterprise Cloud
8 5 (1.85%) Life Science
9 4 (1.48%) Computer Science
9 4 (1.48%) PKI
10 3 (1.11%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (1.11%) Hybrid Cloud
11 2 (0.74%) Algorithms
11 2 (0.74%) CESG
11 2 (0.74%) Cyberthreat
11 2 (0.74%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 2 (0.74%) Health Informatics
11 2 (0.74%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 54 (20.00%) Windows
2 29 (10.74%) Linux
3 20 (7.41%) Windows Server
4 16 (5.93%) Unix
5 12 (4.44%) Mac OS X
6 11 (4.07%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (2.59%) CentOS
9 5 (1.85%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (1.48%) Windows 10
10 4 (1.48%) Windows 8
11 3 (1.11%) Android
12 2 (0.74%) Apple iOS
12 2 (0.74%) HPUX
12 2 (0.74%) Solaris
12 2 (0.74%) SUSE
13 1 (0.37%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.37%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (20.74%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (15.56%) Cybersecurity
3 38 (14.07%) ITIL
4 30 (11.11%) Mentoring
5 24 (8.89%) OO
6 21 (7.78%) Configuration Management
6 21 (7.78%) Service Management
7 20 (7.41%) MVC
8 18 (6.67%) Presales
8 18 (6.67%) Service Delivery
9 17 (6.30%) Open Source
9 17 (6.30%) SDLC
10 16 (5.93%) Information Security
10 16 (5.93%) PRINCE2
10 16 (5.93%) Waterfall
11 15 (5.56%) Change Management
11 15 (5.56%) Database Security
11 15 (5.56%) OO PHP
12 14 (5.19%) OWASP
13 13 (4.81%) Fault Management
Programming Languages
1 59 (21.85%) SQL
2 29 (10.74%) C
3 18 (6.67%) Java
4 16 (5.93%) C++
4 16 (5.93%) PHP
5 14 (5.19%) Scala
6 12 (4.44%) Perl
6 12 (4.44%) Ruby
7 11 (4.07%) PL/SQL
8 9 (3.33%) C#
9 8 (2.96%) JavaScript
10 7 (2.59%) Bash Shell
10 7 (2.59%) Python
11 5 (1.85%) VB.NET
12 3 (1.11%) VB
12 3 (1.11%) VBA
13 2 (0.74%) Embedded C
13 2 (0.74%) Groovy
14 1 (0.37%) Embedded C++
14 1 (0.37%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 176 (65.19%) SC Cleared
2 49 (18.15%) Cisco Certification
3 34 (12.59%) CCNA
4 33 (12.22%) CCNP
5 28 (10.37%) DV Cleared
6 27 (10.00%) Degree
7 21 (7.78%) CISSP
8 18 (6.67%) CISM
9 16 (5.93%) Microsoft Certification
10 13 (4.81%) MCSE
11 10 (3.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 8 (2.96%) MCSA
13 7 (2.59%) CCSA
13 7 (2.59%) CCSE
14 6 (2.22%) CCDA
14 6 (2.22%) CCIE
14 6 (2.22%) CESG Certified Professional
15 5 (1.85%) CCDP
15 5 (1.85%) CCIP
15 5 (1.85%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (7.78%) PCI DSS
2 19 (7.04%) SLA
3 12 (4.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (1.85%) ISO 9001
4 5 (1.85%) PA-DSS
4 5 (1.85%) QA
5 2 (0.74%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.37%) COBIT
6 1 (0.37%) ISO27002
System Software
1 36 (13.33%) Active Directory
2 14 (5.19%) Hyper-V
3 9 (3.33%) vSphere
4 8 (2.96%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 7 (2.59%) VMware Infrastructure
6 6 (2.22%) BitLocker
7 4 (1.48%) XenApp
8 3 (1.11%) XenDesktop
9 2 (0.74%) Docker
9 2 (0.74%) Snort
10 1 (0.37%) Job Entry Subsystem
10 1 (0.37%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (0.37%) Time Sharing Option
10 1 (0.37%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.37%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 13 (4.81%) SCCM
2 9 (3.33%) SCVMM
2 9 (3.33%) Windows Intune
3 8 (2.96%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 7 (2.59%) Puppet
4 7 (2.59%) SCOM
5 5 (1.85%) Ansible
5 5 (1.85%) SCDPM
5 5 (1.85%) SCSM
6 4 (1.48%) AirWatch
6 4 (1.48%) EnCase
6 4 (1.48%) Nessus
6 4 (1.48%) Nmap
7 3 (1.11%) WSUS
8 2 (0.74%) Cacti
8 2 (0.74%) Cisco Prime
9 1 (0.37%) Data Guard
9 1 (0.37%) NetBackup
9 1 (0.37%) Oracle Identity Management
9 1 (0.37%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 64 (23.70%) Cisco
2 57 (21.11%) Microsoft
3 35 (12.96%) Juniper
4 29 (10.74%) Oracle
5 25 (9.26%) VMware
6 17 (6.30%) CheckPoint
7 15 (5.56%) HP
8 14 (5.19%) IBM
9 13 (4.81%) Citrix
10 12 (4.44%) EMC
11 11 (4.07%) Atlassian
12 10 (3.70%) Nortel
13 9 (3.33%) F5
13 9 (3.33%) SolarWinds
14 7 (2.59%) Avaya
14 7 (2.59%) Palo Alto
15 6 (2.22%) SevOne
16 5 (1.85%) Huawei
16 5 (1.85%) Remedy
16 5 (1.85%) SAP
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £65000 - £76000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £53000 - £65000 per annum + Pension + Medical
Posted: Yesterday
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Competitive + Car + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands (County)
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £65,000 - £85,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £70,000 - £95,000 with an impressive benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
Kensal Technology Limited
Posted: 3 days ago
Worcestershire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £26000 - £34000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £33,000 - £65,000 + an outstanding package
Posted: 4 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Competitive Salary package
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £35,000 to £80,000 per annum £35,000-£80,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £35000 - £50000.00 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 5 days ago
West Midlands
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + travel + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
West Midlands
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £47500 - £62000 per annum + travel + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Unspecified Market Rate
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
CGI
Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
CGI
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Unspecified Market Rate
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Negotiable + bonus + pension
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Harmonic Limited
Salary: From £75,000 to £85,000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
CGI
Salary: £36000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
CGI
Salary: £32000 - £33500 per annum + benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
CGI
Salary: £36000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
CGI
Salary: £21000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
CGI
Salary: £23000 - £31000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
CGI
Salary: £26000 - £31000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
CGI
Salary: £32000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Harmonic Limited
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago