The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Belfast with a requirement for Security Cleared qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Clearance
County Antrim / Belfast
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 16 7 -
Rank change year-on-year -9 -  
Permanent jobs citing Security Cleared 20 29 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Belfast 9.09% 25.44% -
As % of the Qualifications category 35.09% 53.70% -
Number of salaries quoted 10 10 0
Median salary £57,500 £65,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.53% -  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £46,500
% change year-on-year - -3.22%  

Security 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 Belfast.

Academic & Professional Certification
Belfast
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 57 54 30
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Belfast 25.91% 47.37% 41.10%
Number of salaries quoted 38 33 23
Median salary £30,750 £40,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -23.12% +33.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £45,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

Security Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in Belfast

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

Job vacancy trend for Security Cleared in Belfast

Security Cleared
Salary Trend in Belfast

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

Salary trend for Security Cleared in Belfast

Security Cleared
Salary Histogram in Belfast

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Security Cleared in Belfast over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Security Cleared in Belfast

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, IT jobs citing Security 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 Belfast region with a requirement for Security Cleared.

1 35 (89.74%) Infrastructure Management
2 23 (58.97%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (48.72%) ITIL
4 11 (28.21%) SC Cleared
5 10 (25.64%) Open Source
5 10 (25.64%) Presales
5 10 (25.64%) PRINCE2
5 10 (25.64%) Java
5 10 (25.64%) UML
5 10 (25.64%) MS Excel
5 10 (25.64%) Microsoft
5 10 (25.64%) TOGAF
6 8 (20.51%) SLA
6 8 (20.51%) Project Management
6 8 (20.51%) Clustering
6 8 (20.51%) NetBackup
6 8 (20.51%) VMware
6 8 (20.51%) Windows
6 8 (20.51%) MCP
6 8 (20.51%) Performance Optimisation
6 8 (20.51%) Windows Server
6 8 (20.51%) Microsoft Clustering
6 8 (20.51%) Patch Management
6 8 (20.51%) VMware Infrastructure
6 8 (20.51%) Enterprise Storage
6 8 (20.51%) SCCM
7 7 (17.95%) Oracle Database 11g
7 7 (17.95%) PMO
7 7 (17.95%) Oracle Database
7 7 (17.95%) PL/SQL

Security Cleared
Co-occurring IT Skills in Belfast 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 3 (7.69%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 10 (25.64%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (7.69%) SAP CO
1 3 (7.69%) SAP FI
1 3 (7.69%) SAP FI/CO
1 3 (7.69%) SAP IS-U
2 1 (2.56%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (17.95%) Oracle Database
1 7 (17.95%) Oracle Database 11g
2 4 (10.26%) Oracle Database 12c
3 3 (7.69%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (2.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (10.26%) Visual Studio
2 3 (7.69%) Oracle Forms
2 3 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (7.69%) Finance
1 3 (7.69%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 10 (25.64%) Architect
1 10 (25.64%) Project Manager
1 10 (25.64%) Technical Architect
2 8 (20.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 7 (17.95%) Junior
3 7 (17.95%) Junior Project Manager
4 4 (10.26%) .NET Developer
4 4 (10.26%) Developer
5 3 (7.69%) Analyst
5 3 (7.69%) Consultant
5 3 (7.69%) SAP CO Consultant
5 3 (7.69%) SAP Consultant
5 3 (7.69%) SAP FI Consultant
5 3 (7.69%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
5 3 (7.69%) Senior .NET Developer
5 3 (7.69%) Senior Developer
5 3 (7.69%) Support Analyst
6 1 (2.56%) Head of Information
6 1 (2.56%) Head of Information Security
6 1 (2.56%) Head of Security
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.26%) .NET
1 4 (10.26%) ASP.NET
1 4 (10.26%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (20.51%) Clustering
1 8 (20.51%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (2.56%) CESG
2 1 (2.56%) CESG CLAS
2 1 (2.56%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (20.51%) Windows
1 8 (20.51%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (89.74%) Infrastructure Management
2 23 (58.97%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (48.72%) ITIL
4 10 (25.64%) Open Source
4 10 (25.64%) Presales
4 10 (25.64%) PRINCE2
4 10 (25.64%) TOGAF
4 10 (25.64%) UML
5 8 (20.51%) Patch Management
5 8 (20.51%) Performance Optimisation
5 8 (20.51%) Project Management
6 7 (17.95%) Scrum
7 6 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (10.26%) Change Control
9 3 (7.69%) Business Analysis
9 3 (7.69%) Incident Management
9 3 (7.69%) ITIL V3
10 1 (2.56%) Business Continuity
10 1 (2.56%) Information Security
10 1 (2.56%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 10 (25.64%) Java
2 7 (17.95%) PL/SQL
2 7 (17.95%) SQL
3 4 (10.26%) C#
3 4 (10.26%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.56%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 11 (28.21%) SC Cleared
2 8 (20.51%) MCP
3 3 (7.69%) CTC Cleared
3 3 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (2.56%) CISA
4 1 (2.56%) CISM
4 1 (2.56%) CISSP
4 1 (2.56%) CLAS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (20.51%) SLA
2 7 (17.95%) PMO
3 1 (2.56%) COBIT
3 1 (2.56%) ISO 9001
3 1 (2.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (20.51%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (20.51%) Microsoft Clustering
1 8 (20.51%) NetBackup
1 8 (20.51%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (25.64%) Microsoft
2 8 (20.51%) VMware
3 7 (17.95%) Oracle
4 3 (7.69%) ESRI
4 3 (7.69%) SAP