The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for SC Cleared qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Check (SC) Clearance
East of England / Bedfordshire
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 65 87 80
Rank change year-on-year +22 -7  
Permanent jobs citing SC Cleared 3 5 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 0.46% 0.59% 0.72%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.50% 2.22% 3.25%
Number of salaries quoted 3 5 8
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% +11.11%  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - -5.26%  

SC Cleared is in the academic qualifications and professional certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire.

Academic & Professional Certification
Bedfordshire
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 120 225 246
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 18.46% 26.69% 22.02%
Number of salaries quoted 86 192 198
Median salary £37,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -25.00% +11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £30,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £67,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

SC Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bedfordshire citing SC Cleared as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for SC Cleared in Bedfordshire

SC Cleared
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SC Cleared in Bedfordshire.

Salary trend for SC Cleared in Bedfordshire

SC Cleared
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SC Cleared within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 29 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedford +7 2 £45,000 +12.50%
SC Cleared
East of England

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, IT jobs citing SC Cleared also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Bedfordshire region with a requirement for SC Cleared.

1 6 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (33.33%) SaaS
2 2 (33.33%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (33.33%) Meridio
2 2 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (33.33%) SharePoint Server
2 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 2 (33.33%) ERP
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 2 (33.33%) Manufacturing
2 2 (33.33%) Military
3 1 (16.67%) CCSA
3 1 (16.67%) Publishing
3 1 (16.67%) BAPI
3 1 (16.67%) Aerospace
3 1 (16.67%) Law
3 1 (16.67%) Firewall
3 1 (16.67%) CCNP
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (16.67%) NetWeaver
3 1 (16.67%) CheckPoint
3 1 (16.67%) OSPF
3 1 (16.67%) BGP
3 1 (16.67%) LAN
3 1 (16.67%) WAN
3 1 (16.67%) FTP
3 1 (16.67%) WSDL
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco

SC Cleared
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
1 2 (33.33%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (16.67%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
1 2 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) BGP
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (16.67%) Firewall
1 1 (16.67%) FTP
1 1 (16.67%) LAN
1 1 (16.67%) Network Security
1 1 (16.67%) OSPF
1 1 (16.67%) Spanning Tree
1 1 (16.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (16.67%) JIRA
2 1 (16.67%) JUnit
2 1 (16.67%) Mercurial
2 1 (16.67%) Mockito
2 1 (16.67%) Moq
2 1 (16.67%) Rational Rhapsody
2 1 (16.67%) TestComplete
General
1 2 (33.33%) Manufacturing
1 2 (33.33%) Military
1 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (16.67%) Aerospace
2 1 (16.67%) Law
2 1 (16.67%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Test Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) ABAP Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Integration Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) SAP Developer
2 1 (16.67%) SAP PI Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Software Test Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Integration Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Test Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Test and Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) BAPI
1 1 (16.67%) SAP PI
1 1 (16.67%) SOAP
1 1 (16.67%) Web Services
1 1 (16.67%) WSDL
1 1 (16.67%) XML
1 1 (16.67%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) ERP
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) BPEL
2 1 (16.67%) Issue Tracking
2 1 (16.67%) SDLC
2 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
2 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
2 1 (16.67%) UML
2 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) ABAP
1 1 (16.67%) C#
1 1 (16.67%) Java
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) CCNP
2 1 (16.67%) CCSA
2 1 (16.67%) CCSE
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Meridio
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) CheckPoint
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco
2 1 (16.67%) IBM
2 1 (16.67%) SAP