Period
to 18 January 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 18 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Check (SC) Clearance
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 86 127 74
Rank change year-on-year +41 -53 +31
Permanent jobs citing SC Cleared 106 61 154
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 3.20% 1.66% 3.52%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.10% 6.61% 12.24%
Number of salaries quoted 45 45 57
Birmingham median annual salary £55,000 £52,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.77% +4.00% +9.29%
10th Percentile £27,500 £23,125 £26,250
90th Percentile £86,250 £75,500 £68,500
West Midlands median annual salary £55,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +22.22% -5.26% +3.83%

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 1,050 923 1,258
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 31.70% 25.17% 28.76%
Number of salaries quoted 591 628 798
Birmingham median annual salary £49,083 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.49% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £24,349
90th Percentile £75,000 £65,000 £66,250
West Midlands median annual salary £43,429 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +8.57% - -

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 18 January 2019.

Salary histogram for SC Cleared in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 18 January 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.

1 106 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 51 (48.11%) ITIL
3 45 (42.45%) Service Delivery
4 40 (37.74%) Data Protection
4 40 (37.74%) GDPR
5 29 (27.36%) SLA
6 27 (25.47%) ITSM
7 26 (24.53%) Data Centre
8 25 (23.58%) Finance
8 25 (23.58%) Information Security
9 24 (22.64%) Microsoft Excel
10 23 (21.70%) Microsoft
11 22 (20.75%) ISEB
11 22 (20.75%) CISSP
11 22 (20.75%) Microsoft PowerPoint
11 22 (20.75%) Stakeholder Management
11 22 (20.75%) Performance Management
11 22 (20.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 22 (20.75%) Contract Management
12 21 (19.81%) CISM
13 20 (18.87%) PCI DSS
14 17 (16.04%) SIEM
15 14 (13.21%) VMware Infrastructure
15 14 (13.21%) VMware
16 13 (12.26%) Firewall
16 13 (12.26%) Java
16 13 (12.26%) Cyber Essentials
16 13 (12.26%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
17 12 (11.32%) Cisco
17 12 (11.32%) Project 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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (3.77%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.89%) Apache
2 2 (1.89%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (1.89%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.94%) Confluence
Applications
1 24 (22.64%) Microsoft Excel
2 22 (20.75%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (3.77%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (1.89%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (2.83%) Sentinel
2 1 (0.94%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.77%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (3.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.83%) Office 365
3 2 (1.89%) GitHub
3 2 (1.89%) npm
3 2 (1.89%) PaaS
4 1 (0.94%) Azure Data Factory
4 1 (0.94%) IaaS
4 1 (0.94%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (12.26%) Firewall
2 11 (10.38%) WAN
3 8 (7.55%) LAN
4 7 (6.60%) Intelligent Network
4 7 (6.60%) NetScaler
4 7 (6.60%) Wireless
5 3 (2.83%) Junos
6 2 (1.89%) OpenVPN
7 1 (0.94%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (0.94%) Cisco IPT
7 1 (0.94%) Internet
7 1 (0.94%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.83%) PostgreSQL
1 3 (2.83%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.89%) Redis
2 2 (1.89%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (0.94%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.94%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (0.94%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.94%) OLTP
3 1 (0.94%) Power BI
3 1 (0.94%) Qlik Sense
3 1 (0.94%) QlikView
3 1 (0.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (0.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (7.55%) Cucumber
2 7 (6.60%) JMeter
2 7 (6.60%) Selenium
3 6 (5.66%) SoapUI
4 5 (4.72%) Jenkins
5 4 (3.77%) LoadRunner
5 4 (3.77%) Maven
5 4 (3.77%) NeoLoad
6 3 (2.83%) JIRA
7 2 (1.89%) DbUnit
7 2 (1.89%) Git (software)
7 2 (1.89%) GitLab
7 2 (1.89%) Hudson
7 2 (1.89%) jMock
7 2 (1.89%) JUnit
7 2 (1.89%) Mockito
7 2 (1.89%) SonarQube
7 2 (1.89%) webpack
8 1 (0.94%) WebDriver
General
1 25 (23.58%) Finance
2 3 (2.83%) Law
3 2 (1.89%) Local Government
3 2 (1.89%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (22.64%) Delivery Manager
2 19 (17.92%) Service Manager
3 18 (16.98%) Information Manager
3 18 (16.98%) Information Security Manager
3 18 (16.98%) Security Manager
4 12 (11.32%) Compliance Manager
4 12 (11.32%) Information Security Compliance Manager
4 12 (11.32%) Security Compliance Manager
4 12 (11.32%) Services Delivery Manager
5 11 (10.38%) Network Engineer
6 8 (7.55%) Architect
6 8 (7.55%) Developer
7 5 (4.72%) Consultant
7 5 (4.72%) Service Architect
7 5 (4.72%) Technical Manager
7 5 (4.72%) Technical Services Manager
8 3 (2.83%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 3 (2.83%) Developer in Test
8 3 (2.83%) Java Developer
8 3 (2.83%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.66%) Spring
2 5 (4.72%) RESTful
2 5 (4.72%) Spring Boot
3 4 (3.77%) AngularJS
4 3 (2.83%) REST
4 3 (2.83%) Web Services
5 2 (1.89%) Apache Camel
5 2 (1.89%) CSS
5 2 (1.89%) Gherkin
5 2 (1.89%) J2EE
5 2 (1.89%) Node.js
5 2 (1.89%) PowerMock
5 2 (1.89%) RabbitMQ
5 2 (1.89%) Redux
5 2 (1.89%) SOAP
6 1 (0.94%) Angular 2
6 1 (0.94%) Backbone.js
6 1 (0.94%) Durandal
6 1 (0.94%) KnockoutJS
6 1 (0.94%) React
Miscellaneous
1 26 (24.53%) Data Centre
2 6 (5.66%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (1.89%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (1.89%) Security Operations Centre
3 2 (1.89%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (0.94%) CESG
4 1 (0.94%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (0.94%) Freedom of Information
4 1 (0.94%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (0.94%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.94%) PKI
4 1 (0.94%) User Experience
4 1 (0.94%) Video Conferencing
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (48.11%) ITIL
2 45 (42.45%) Service Delivery
3 40 (37.74%) Data Protection
4 27 (25.47%) ITSM
5 25 (23.58%) Information Security
6 22 (20.75%) Contract Management
6 22 (20.75%) Performance Management
6 22 (20.75%) Stakeholder Management
7 17 (16.04%) SIEM
8 12 (11.32%) Agile Software Development
8 12 (11.32%) Project Management
9 11 (10.38%) Incident Management
10 9 (8.49%) Change Management
10 9 (8.49%) Continuous Integration
11 7 (6.60%) Continuous Improvement
11 7 (6.60%) Information Security Management
11 7 (6.60%) ITIL V3
11 7 (6.60%) Security Management
11 7 (6.60%) Supplier Management
11 7 (6.60%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 13 (12.26%) Java
2 5 (4.72%) SQL
3 3 (2.83%) Java 8
3 3 (2.83%) PL/SQL
4 1 (0.94%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.94%) Python
4 1 (0.94%) R
Qualifications
1 106 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 22 (20.75%) CISSP
2 22 (20.75%) ISEB
3 21 (19.81%) CISM
4 8 (7.55%) ITIL Certification
5 7 (6.60%) CCA
5 7 (6.60%) Citrix Certification
5 7 (6.60%) CRISC
6 6 (5.66%) CEH
6 6 (5.66%) CISMP
7 4 (3.77%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (2.83%) CCNA
8 3 (2.83%) CISA
8 3 (2.83%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.94%) CCNP
9 1 (0.94%) CCSP
9 1 (0.94%) Degree
9 1 (0.94%) ISACA
9 1 (0.94%) JNCIS
9 1 (0.94%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (37.74%) GDPR
2 29 (27.36%) SLA
3 22 (20.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 20 (18.87%) PCI DSS
5 13 (12.26%) Cyber Essentials
5 13 (12.26%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 9 (8.49%) QA
7 6 (5.66%) ISAE 3402
8 2 (1.89%) PMO
9 1 (0.94%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 14 (13.21%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (8.49%) Active Directory
3 7 (6.60%) Hyper-V
3 7 (6.60%) vSphere
3 7 (6.60%) XenApp
3 7 (6.60%) XenDesktop
3 7 (6.60%) XenServer
4 2 (1.89%) Squid
Systems Management
1 7 (6.60%) XenMobile
2 2 (1.89%) Ansible
2 2 (1.89%) Terraform
3 1 (0.94%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.94%) vRealize
Vendors
1 23 (21.70%) Microsoft
2 14 (13.21%) VMware
3 12 (11.32%) Cisco
4 7 (6.60%) Aruba
4 7 (6.60%) Citrix
5 6 (5.66%) Oracle
6 5 (4.72%) ServiceNow
7 4 (3.77%) Juniper
8 2 (1.89%) Splunk
9 1 (0.94%) CheckPoint
9 1 (0.94%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.94%) Tableau