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 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Clearance
Rank 86 30 61
Rank change year-on-year
-56 +31
Permanent jobs citing Security Cleared 171 319 213
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.92% 5.94% 3.83%
As % of the Qualifications category 11.21% 21.38% 13.79%
Number of salaries quoted 118 243 167
Average salary £46,000 £55,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.36% +22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,469 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £94,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £46,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +9.41%
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
1525 1492 1545
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 26.05% 27.77% 27.81%
Number of salaries quoted 1202 1218 1318
Average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,728 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 -28 113 £56,250 -6.25% 18
Warwickshire -24 20 £21,346 -35.31% 4
Shropshire +2 7 £37,500 - 1
Staffordshire +2 7 £29,750 +3.47% 4
Worcestershire -5 7 £35,000 -39.13% 3
Solihull -25 4 £32,000 -41.81% 2
West Bromwich - 4 - -
Coventry -11 2 £40,000 -2.43% 5
Security Cleared
England

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 306 (78.06%) SC Cleared
2 130 (33.16%) Agile Software Development
3 106 (27.04%) Microsoft
4 104 (26.53%) Scrum
5 89 (22.70%) Windows
6 75 (19.13%) Finance
7 72 (18.37%) Stakeholder Management
8 62 (15.82%) VMware
8 62 (15.82%) MS Excel
8 62 (15.82%) SharePoint
9 61 (15.56%) ITIL
10 56 (14.29%) .NET
11 54 (13.78%) DSDM
12 53 (13.52%) PRINCE2
13 52 (13.27%) Project Management
14 50 (12.76%) DV Cleared
15 49 (12.50%) Citrix
16 48 (12.24%) VMware Infrastructure
17 45 (11.48%) SQL
18 44 (11.22%) People Management
19 42 (10.71%) Data Centre
20 38 (9.69%) SQL Server
20 38 (9.69%) XenApp
21 37 (9.44%) Office 365
22 36 (9.18%) Agile Project Management
22 36 (9.18%) Migration
23 35 (8.93%) Configuration Management
23 35 (8.93%) XenDesktop
24 34 (8.67%) C#
24 34 (8.67%) Oracle

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 62 (15.82%) SharePoint
2 33 (8.42%) SharePoint 2010
2 33 (8.42%) SharePoint 2013
3 18 (4.59%) MS Exchange
4 14 (3.57%) Documentum
4 14 (3.57%) Alfresco
5 10 (2.55%) IBM Notes
5 10 (2.55%) Lync
5 10 (2.55%) Exchange Server 2010
6 9 (2.30%) SAS
7 8 (2.04%) JBoss
7 8 (2.04%) WebLogic
7 8 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2013
8 7 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2000
9 6 (1.53%) BizTalk Server
10 5 (1.28%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 5 (1.28%) WebSphere
10 5 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2007
11 4 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2003
11 4 (1.02%) IIS
Applications
1 62 (15.82%) MS Excel
2 22 (5.61%) InfoPath
3 19 (4.85%) MS Office
4 13 (3.32%) MS PowerPoint
5 12 (3.06%) MS Visio
6 4 (1.02%) MS Project
7 1 (0.26%) Open Workbench
7 1 (0.26%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.26%) Simulink
7 1 (0.26%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 13 (3.32%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (2.55%) Oracle EBS R12
2 10 (2.55%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (0.77%) assyst
3 3 (0.77%) Oracle iProcurement
4 2 (0.51%) SAP Business One
4 2 (0.51%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.26%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.26%) Sentinel
5 1 (0.26%) Cognos TM1
5 1 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.26%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.26%) Oracle HRMS
5 1 (0.26%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.26%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (0.26%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.26%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.26%) Oracle Cash Management
5 1 (0.26%) Oracle E-Business Tax
Cloud Services
1 37 (9.44%) Office 365
2 19 (4.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (1.28%) Azure Active Directory
4 3 (0.77%) SaaS
5 2 (0.51%) Yammer
6 1 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.26%) PaaS
6 1 (0.26%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (4.59%) Firewall
2 10 (2.55%) BGP
3 8 (2.04%) OSPF
3 8 (2.04%) TCP/IP
4 7 (1.79%) LAN
5 6 (1.53%) WAN
5 6 (1.53%) SAN
5 6 (1.53%) Unified Communications
6 5 (1.28%) Network Security
6 5 (1.28%) Cisco ASA
6 5 (1.28%) Intranet
6 5 (1.28%) DNS
7 4 (1.02%) MPLS
7 4 (1.02%) DHCP
7 4 (1.02%) Wi-Fi
7 4 (1.02%) Wireless
7 4 (1.02%) IPsec
8 3 (0.77%) Extranet
9 2 (0.51%) EIGRP
9 2 (0.51%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (9.69%) SQL Server
2 30 (7.65%) SQL Server 2008
3 28 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (1.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (1.53%) Oracle BI EE
6 5 (1.28%) Oracle Database
6 5 (1.28%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (1.28%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (1.02%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 4 (1.02%) Relational Database
8 3 (0.77%) Big Data
8 3 (0.77%) BusinessObjects
9 2 (0.51%) SQL Server 2000
9 2 (0.51%) RDBMS
9 2 (0.51%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (0.51%) DTS
9 2 (0.51%) SAP HANA
10 1 (0.26%) MySQL
10 1 (0.26%) Cognos Report Studio
10 1 (0.26%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 29 (7.40%) Visual Studio
2 23 (5.87%) Subversion
3 4 (1.02%) Hudson
4 3 (0.77%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 3 (0.77%) Jenkins
5 2 (0.51%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (0.51%) Visual Studio Team System
5 2 (0.51%) JIRA
6 1 (0.26%) NUnit
6 1 (0.26%) CruiseControl
6 1 (0.26%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.26%) MSBuild
General
1 75 (19.13%) Finance
2 23 (5.87%) Manufacturing
3 11 (2.81%) Retail
4 8 (2.04%) Publishing
4 8 (2.04%) Telecoms
5 6 (1.53%) Legal
6 5 (1.28%) Electronics
7 3 (0.77%) Marketing
8 2 (0.51%) Banking
8 2 (0.51%) Law
9 1 (0.26%) Advertising
9 1 (0.26%) Back Office
9 1 (0.26%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 94 (23.98%) Architect
2 52 (13.27%) Project Manager
3 47 (11.99%) Developer
3 47 (11.99%) Consultant
4 39 (9.95%) Senior Manager
5 38 (9.69%) Agile Project Manager
6 31 (7.91%) Citrix Architect
7 24 (6.12%) Microsoft Developer
8 21 (5.36%) Senior Project Manager
8 21 (5.36%) C# Developer
9 20 (5.10%) ASP.NET Developer
9 20 (5.10%) .NET Developer
9 20 (5.10%) Solutions Architect
9 20 (5.10%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 20 (5.10%) SharePoint Architect
9 20 (5.10%) C# .NET Developer
10 19 (4.85%) Delivery Manager
11 15 (3.83%) Analyst
12 13 (3.32%) SharePoint Solutions Architect
13 12 (3.06%) SharePoint Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (14.29%) .NET
2 32 (8.16%) HTML
3 31 (7.91%) CSS
4 30 (7.65%) ASP.NET
5 25 (6.38%) .NET Framework
5 25 (6.38%) ASP.NET MVC
6 23 (5.87%) HTML5
7 22 (5.61%) ASP.NET MVC 3
8 21 (5.36%) XSLT
9 9 (2.30%) ISPF
10 8 (2.04%) XML
11 5 (1.28%) MFC
12 4 (1.02%) JSP
12 4 (1.02%) CGI
12 4 (1.02%) Middleware
12 4 (1.02%) Java EE
12 4 (1.02%) WCF
13 3 (0.77%) jQuery
13 3 (0.77%) Apache CXF
13 3 (0.77%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 42 (10.71%) Data Centre
2 19 (4.85%) Life Science
3 15 (3.83%) Management Information System
4 14 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (2.81%) Clustering
5 11 (2.81%) E-Learning
6 10 (2.55%) GIS
7 9 (2.30%) Mainframe
8 7 (1.79%) CESG
9 6 (1.53%) Computer Science
9 6 (1.53%) RMADS
9 6 (1.53%) Private Cloud
10 5 (1.28%) Algorithms
10 5 (1.28%) Mathematics
10 5 (1.28%) Physics
11 4 (1.02%) Blackberry
12 3 (0.77%) Replication
12 3 (0.77%) Cybercrime
13 2 (0.51%) BYOD
13 2 (0.51%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 89 (22.70%) Windows
2 33 (8.42%) Windows 7
3 24 (6.12%) UNIX
4 20 (5.10%) Linux
5 10 (2.55%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (2.55%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (1.79%) Solaris
7 6 (1.53%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (1.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.51%) Windows 2000 Server
9 2 (0.51%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.51%) Embedded Linux
9 2 (0.51%) Android
10 1 (0.26%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.26%) AIX
10 1 (0.26%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 130 (33.16%) Agile Software Development
2 104 (26.53%) Scrum
3 72 (18.37%) Stakeholder Management
4 61 (15.56%) ITIL
5 54 (13.78%) DSDM
6 53 (13.52%) PRINCE2
7 52 (13.27%) Project Management
8 44 (11.22%) People Management
9 36 (9.18%) Agile Project Management
9 36 (9.18%) Migration
10 35 (8.93%) Configuration Management
11 31 (7.91%) Content Management
12 29 (7.40%) MVC
12 29 (7.40%) Mentoring
13 25 (6.38%) Service Management
13 25 (6.38%) Business Development
14 24 (6.12%) Incident Management
15 23 (5.87%) TDD
15 23 (5.87%) Change Management
15 23 (5.87%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 45 (11.48%) SQL
2 34 (8.67%) C#
3 15 (3.83%) C
4 12 (3.06%) Java
5 9 (2.30%) JCL
6 8 (2.04%) JavaScript
6 8 (2.04%) Perl
6 8 (2.04%) C++
6 8 (2.04%) VBScript
7 7 (1.79%) Embedded C
7 7 (1.79%) Embedded C++
7 7 (1.79%) PL/SQL
8 6 (1.53%) VB
8 6 (1.53%) PowerShell
9 4 (1.02%) Tcl
10 3 (0.77%) Shell Script
10 3 (0.77%) VB.NET
10 3 (0.77%) Python
10 3 (0.77%) T-SQL
11 2 (0.51%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 306 (78.06%) SC Cleared
2 50 (12.76%) DV Cleared
3 24 (6.12%) CCA
3 24 (6.12%) Citrix Certification
4 23 (5.87%) Cisco Certification
4 23 (5.87%) CCEE
4 23 (5.87%) CCIA
5 18 (4.59%) Degree
6 15 (3.83%) CISSP
7 14 (3.57%) CCNP
7 14 (3.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 14 (3.57%) CISM
8 10 (2.55%) Microsoft Certification
8 10 (2.55%) CCNA
9 9 (2.30%) ITIL Certification
9 9 (2.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 8 (2.04%) MCP
11 5 (1.28%) BC Cleared
12 4 (1.02%) MCSE
13 3 (0.77%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (8.42%) SLA
2 15 (3.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (2.30%) QA
3 9 (2.30%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.26%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.26%) P3O
4 1 (0.26%) JSP 440
System Software
1 48 (12.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 38 (9.69%) XenApp
3 35 (8.93%) XenDesktop
4 31 (7.91%) Microsoft App-V
5 20 (5.10%) Hyper-V
6 18 (4.59%) Active Directory
7 9 (2.30%) Time Sharing Option
7 9 (2.30%) Job Entry Subsystem
8 6 (1.53%) Terminal Services
9 4 (1.02%) BitLocker
10 3 (0.77%) Docker
10 3 (0.77%) VMware ESX
10 3 (0.77%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 2 (0.51%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 2 (0.51%) XenServer
12 1 (0.26%) vSphere
12 1 (0.26%) HDFS
12 1 (0.26%) NFS
12 1 (0.26%) Xen
Systems Management
1 18 (4.59%) SCCM
2 11 (2.81%) SCOM
3 9 (2.30%) SCVMM
3 9 (2.30%) ServiceCenter
3 9 (2.30%) OpenView
4 7 (1.79%) NetBackup
5 6 (1.53%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 5 (1.28%) Nessus
7 4 (1.02%) WSUS
7 4 (1.02%) Backup Exec
7 4 (1.02%) Oracle RMAN
7 4 (1.02%) Norton AntiVirus
7 4 (1.02%) Windows Intune
7 4 (1.02%) SCSM
7 4 (1.02%) SCDPM
8 3 (0.77%) Opscode Chef
8 3 (0.77%) Puppet
8 3 (0.77%) ARCserve
9 1 (0.26%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 1 (0.26%) Oracle Statspack
Vendors
1 106 (27.04%) Microsoft
2 62 (15.82%) VMware
3 49 (12.50%) Citrix
4 34 (8.67%) Oracle
5 31 (7.91%) AppSense
6 30 (7.65%) Cisco
7 26 (6.63%) IBM
8 23 (5.87%) Fujitsu
9 20 (5.10%) HP
10 18 (4.59%) EMC
11 14 (3.57%) OpenText
12 13 (3.32%) Juniper
12 13 (3.32%) CheckPoint
13 12 (3.06%) Intel
13 12 (3.06%) SAP
14 10 (2.55%) Lotus
14 10 (2.55%) F5
15 7 (1.79%) Red Hat
16 6 (1.53%) Dell
17 5 (1.28%) Avaya
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
X4 Group
Salary: £35k - 45k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £65,000 - £75,000
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £85,000 + Attractive benefits package and career progression
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
The People Network
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £65,000 D.O.E.
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
X4 Group
Salary: £35k - 45k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £28000 - £37000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Malvern
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Malvern
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Hereford
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Stratford-upon-Avon
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Walsall
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Hereford
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Malvern, Worcestershire
Experis Ltd
Salary: negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, Warwickshire
NES IT
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
CGI
Salary: £35000 - £46000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Warwick
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Warwick
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 11 days ago