Period
to 19 October 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for SC Cleared qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 19 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Check (SC) Clearance
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
19 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 98 98 140
Rank change year-on-year 0 +42 -65
Permanent jobs citing SC Cleared 58 91 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 2.20% 2.49% 1.71%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.97% 7.68% 6.69%
Number of salaries quoted 53 45 59
Birmingham median annual salary £52,500 £57,500 £58,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.70% -0.86% +0.87%
10th Percentile £37,500 £26,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £73,250 £81,500 £75,000
West Midlands median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year -4.76% - +7.14%

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 permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Birmingham
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 582 1,185 972
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 22.08% 32.39% 25.51%
Number of salaries quoted 507 690 716
Birmingham median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £26,750 £25,000 £25,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £71,250 £65,000
West Midlands median annual salary £45,966 £43,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year +5.67% +4.82% +3.75%

SC Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing SC Cleared as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for SC Cleared in Birmingham

SC Cleared
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Salary trend for SC Cleared in Birmingham

SC Cleared
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SC Cleared in Birmingham over the 6 months to 19 October 2019.

Salary histogram for SC Cleared in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 19 October 2019, IT jobs citing SC Cleared also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for SC Cleared.

1 58 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 23 (39.66%) Cybersecurity
2 23 (39.66%) Public Sector
3 19 (32.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 18 (31.03%) Information Security
5 16 (27.59%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
5 16 (27.59%) ISO 22301
5 16 (27.59%) GDPR
5 16 (27.59%) Stakeholder Management
5 16 (27.59%) Data Protection
5 16 (27.59%) PCI DSS
6 13 (22.41%) Performance Testing
7 10 (17.24%) SilkPerformer
7 10 (17.24%) JMeter
7 10 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (17.24%) LoadRunner
7 10 (17.24%) Java
7 10 (17.24%) DV Cleared
7 10 (17.24%) NeoLoad
8 8 (13.79%) C#
8 8 (13.79%) Python
9 7 (12.07%) OOP
9 7 (12.07%) Scrum
9 7 (12.07%) Ruby
9 7 (12.07%) Selenium
9 7 (12.07%) Test Automation
9 7 (12.07%) WebDriver
9 7 (12.07%) SDET
10 6 (10.34%) Fintech
11 5 (8.62%) Incident Management

SC Cleared
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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:

Applications
1 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (5.17%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.45%) AWS
1 2 (3.45%) Azure
1 2 (3.45%) IaaS
1 2 (3.45%) PaaS
1 2 (3.45%) SaaS
2 1 (1.72%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.72%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (1.72%) Amazon S3
2 1 (1.72%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (1.72%) GCP
2 1 (1.72%) OneDrive
2 1 (1.72%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.17%) Firewall
2 2 (3.45%) Network Security
3 1 (1.72%) BGP
3 1 (1.72%) DNS
3 1 (1.72%) HTTP
3 1 (1.72%) LAN
3 1 (1.72%) MPLS
3 1 (1.72%) Multicast
3 1 (1.72%) OSPF
3 1 (1.72%) RSVP
3 1 (1.72%) Spanning Tree
3 1 (1.72%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.72%) VRRP
3 1 (1.72%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.72%) Amazon RDS
1 1 (1.72%) VoltDB
Development Applications
1 10 (17.24%) JMeter
1 10 (17.24%) LoadRunner
1 10 (17.24%) NeoLoad
1 10 (17.24%) SilkPerformer
2 7 (12.07%) Selenium
2 7 (12.07%) WebDriver
3 2 (3.45%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.72%) Git (software)
General
1 23 (39.66%) Public Sector
2 3 (5.17%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.72%) Electronics
3 1 (1.72%) Finance
3 1 (1.72%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.72%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 18 (31.03%) Consultant
2 17 (29.31%) Cybersecurity Consultant
2 17 (29.31%) Security Consultant
2 17 (29.31%) Senior Test Engineer
2 17 (29.31%) Test Engineer
3 10 (17.24%) Performance Engineer
3 10 (17.24%) Performance Test Engineer
3 10 (17.24%) Senior Performance Engineer
4 7 (12.07%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
4 7 (12.07%) Test Automation Engineer
5 5 (8.62%) Analyst
6 4 (6.90%) Penetration Tester
6 4 (6.90%) Tester
7 3 (5.17%) Developer
7 3 (5.17%) Service Analyst
7 3 (5.17%) Service Desk Analyst
8 2 (3.45%) Information Manager
8 2 (3.45%) Information Security Manager
8 2 (3.45%) Network Engineer
8 2 (3.45%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.45%) Spring
1 2 (3.45%) Web Services
2 1 (1.72%) .NET
2 1 (1.72%) AngularJS
2 1 (1.72%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.72%) CSS
2 1 (1.72%) CSS3
2 1 (1.72%) Guava
2 1 (1.72%) Hibernate
2 1 (1.72%) HTML
2 1 (1.72%) HTML5
2 1 (1.72%) JDBC
2 1 (1.72%) JSON
2 1 (1.72%) LDAP
2 1 (1.72%) Node.js
2 1 (1.72%) React
2 1 (1.72%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.17%) Security Operations Centre
2 2 (3.45%) Management Information System
2 2 (3.45%) Virtual Team
3 1 (1.72%) CCTV
3 1 (1.72%) Clustering
3 1 (1.72%) Cyberthreat
3 1 (1.72%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (1.72%) Enterprise Cloud
3 1 (1.72%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (1.72%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (1.72%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.62%) Linux
2 3 (5.17%) Windows
3 2 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.72%) HPUX
4 1 (1.72%) Solaris
4 1 (1.72%) Ubuntu
4 1 (1.72%) Windows 10
4 1 (1.72%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (39.66%) Cybersecurity
2 18 (31.03%) Information Security
3 16 (27.59%) Data Protection
3 16 (27.59%) Stakeholder Management
4 13 (22.41%) Performance Testing
5 10 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (12.07%) OOP
6 7 (12.07%) Scrum
6 7 (12.07%) SDET
6 7 (12.07%) Test Automation
7 6 (10.34%) Fintech
8 5 (8.62%) Incident Management
9 4 (6.90%) ITIL
9 4 (6.90%) Penetration Testing
10 3 (5.17%) Customer Requirements
10 3 (5.17%) DevOps
10 3 (5.17%) ITSM
10 3 (5.17%) Mentoring
10 3 (5.17%) Security Operations
10 3 (5.17%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 10 (17.24%) Java
2 8 (13.79%) C#
2 8 (13.79%) Python
3 7 (12.07%) Ruby
4 3 (5.17%) SQL
5 2 (3.45%) Java 8
6 1 (1.72%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.72%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.72%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.72%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 58 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 16 (27.59%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
3 10 (17.24%) DV Cleared
4 4 (6.90%) CREST Certified
5 3 (5.17%) CISSP
5 3 (5.17%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (3.45%) CCNP
6 2 (3.45%) CISA
6 2 (3.45%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (3.45%) Degree
6 2 (3.45%) OSCP
6 2 (3.45%) PCI QSA
7 1 (1.72%) AWS Certification
7 1 (1.72%) CEH
7 1 (1.72%) CESG Certified Professional
7 1 (1.72%) CISM
7 1 (1.72%) HNC
7 1 (1.72%) HND
7 1 (1.72%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (32.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 16 (27.59%) GDPR
2 16 (27.59%) ISO 22301
2 16 (27.59%) PCI DSS
3 2 (3.45%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 2 (3.45%) NCSC
System Software
1 2 (3.45%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.72%) Docker
2 1 (1.72%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.72%) KVM
2 1 (1.72%) NFS
Systems Management
1 3 (5.17%) Puppet
2 1 (1.72%) Ansible
2 1 (1.72%) CASB
2 1 (1.72%) Grafana
2 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (1.72%) Nessus
2 1 (1.72%) Prometheus
2 1 (1.72%) Rsyslog
2 1 (1.72%) SCCM
2 1 (1.72%) Terraform
Vendors
1 3 (5.17%) Remedy
2 2 (3.45%) Cisco
2 2 (3.45%) Juniper
2 2 (3.45%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.45%) SAP
3 1 (1.72%) AlienVault
3 1 (1.72%) ArcSight
3 1 (1.72%) Darktrace
3 1 (1.72%) Google
3 1 (1.72%) Nokia
3 1 (1.72%) Oracle
3 1 (1.72%) Red Hat
3 1 (1.72%) VMware