Period
to 18 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for Security Cleared qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 18 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Clearance
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
18 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 45 79 52
Rank change year-on-year +34 -27 +6
Permanent jobs citing Security Cleared 195 125 229
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 5.53% 3.29% 5.00%
As % of the Qualifications category 17.57% 12.93% 17.13%
Number of salaries quoted 66 90 87
Birmingham median annual salary £52,500 £60,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% +14.29% +7.14%
10th Percentile £27,500 £35,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £81,250 £70,000 £77,500
West Midlands median annual salary £46,000 £55,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -16.36% +15.79% +5.56%

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 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 1,110 967 1,337
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 31.50% 25.45% 29.20%
Number of salaries quoted 645 696 878
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £24,349
90th Percentile £73,750 £65,000 £66,250
West Midlands median annual salary £43,429 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +8.57% - -

Security Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

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

Job vacancy trend for Security Cleared in Birmingham

Security Cleared
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Salary trend for Security Cleared in Birmingham

Security Cleared
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Security Cleared in Birmingham over the 6 months to 18 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Security Cleared in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 18 December 2018, IT jobs citing Security 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 Security Cleared.

1 102 (52.31%) SC Cleared
2 76 (38.97%) Data Protection
3 75 (38.46%) GDPR
4 69 (35.38%) Microsoft
5 61 (31.28%) Project Management
5 61 (31.28%) Presales
6 57 (29.23%) ITIL
7 56 (28.72%) Microsoft Azure
8 53 (27.18%) Active Directory
8 53 (27.18%) Microsoft Certification
8 53 (27.18%) Service Delivery
8 53 (27.18%) Office 365
9 52 (26.67%) MCSE
9 52 (26.67%) Network Security
10 50 (25.64%) Enterprise Architecture
10 50 (25.64%) Vendor Relationship Management
11 49 (25.13%) Amazon AWS
12 38 (19.49%) Java
13 36 (18.46%) Data Centre
14 32 (16.41%) SQL
14 32 (16.41%) Finance
15 31 (15.90%) Thought Leadership
16 28 (14.36%) Microsoft Office
16 28 (14.36%) Windows
17 27 (13.85%) MCP
17 27 (13.85%) SLA
17 27 (13.85%) Microsoft Excel
18 26 (13.33%) Information Security
19 25 (12.82%) ITSM
19 25 (12.82%) Citrix

Security 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 (2.05%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.51%) Apache
2 1 (0.51%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (0.51%) NetWeaver
2 1 (0.51%) Tomcat
Applications
1 28 (14.36%) Microsoft Office
2 27 (13.85%) Microsoft Excel
3 23 (11.79%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (1.03%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.51%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.51%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (2.56%) Sentinel
2 3 (1.54%) assyst
3 2 (1.03%) SAP APO
4 1 (0.51%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.51%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 56 (28.72%) Microsoft Azure
2 53 (27.18%) Office 365
3 49 (25.13%) Amazon AWS
4 24 (12.31%) Azure Active Directory
4 24 (12.31%) Serverless
5 23 (11.79%) Amazon EC2
5 23 (11.79%) Amazon EMR
5 23 (11.79%) Amazon Kinesis
5 23 (11.79%) Amazon S3
5 23 (11.79%) Amazon SQS
5 23 (11.79%) AWS Lambda
6 2 (1.03%) SuccessFactors
7 1 (0.51%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 1 (0.51%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.51%) Datadog
7 1 (0.51%) GitHub
7 1 (0.51%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.51%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 52 (26.67%) Network Security
2 10 (5.13%) Firewall
3 9 (4.62%) WAN
4 6 (3.08%) LAN
5 5 (2.56%) Intelligent Network
5 5 (2.56%) Wireless
6 4 (2.05%) NetScaler
7 3 (1.54%) Junos
7 3 (1.54%) Sourcefire
8 1 (0.51%) Internet
8 1 (0.51%) OpenVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (12.82%) SQL Server
2 23 (11.79%) Amazon RDS
2 23 (11.79%) Amazon Redshift
2 23 (11.79%) Cosmos DB
2 23 (11.79%) RDBMS
2 23 (11.79%) Relational Database
3 3 (1.54%) Hadoop
4 2 (1.03%) MySQL
4 2 (1.03%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.51%) Big Data
5 1 (0.51%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.51%) Qlik Sense
5 1 (0.51%) QlikView
5 1 (0.51%) Redis
5 1 (0.51%) SAP HANA
5 1 (0.51%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 10 (5.13%) Selenium
2 8 (4.10%) JUnit
3 6 (3.08%) Cucumber
3 6 (3.08%) JMeter
3 6 (3.08%) TestNG
3 6 (3.08%) WebDriver
4 4 (2.05%) Jenkins
4 4 (2.05%) LoadRunner
4 4 (2.05%) NeoLoad
4 4 (2.05%) SoapUI
5 3 (1.54%) Maven
6 2 (1.03%) DbUnit
6 2 (1.03%) Git (software)
6 2 (1.03%) JIRA
6 2 (1.03%) jMock
6 2 (1.03%) Mockito
6 2 (1.03%) SonarQube
7 1 (0.51%) Hudson
7 1 (0.51%) Travis CI
7 1 (0.51%) webpack
General
1 32 (16.41%) Finance
2 8 (4.10%) Marketing
3 5 (2.56%) Manufacturing
4 4 (2.05%) Law
4 4 (2.05%) Retail
5 3 (1.54%) Publishing
6 2 (1.03%) Local Government
6 2 (1.03%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 60 (30.77%) Architect
2 28 (14.36%) Technical Architect
3 27 (13.85%) Lead Architect
4 25 (12.82%) Delivery Manager
5 24 (12.31%) Solutions Architect
6 23 (11.79%) Cloud Architect
6 23 (11.79%) Cloud Solutions Architect
6 23 (11.79%) Lead Solutions Architect
7 22 (11.28%) Service Manager
8 18 (9.23%) Information Manager
8 18 (9.23%) Information Security Manager
8 18 (9.23%) Security Manager
9 17 (8.72%) Consultant
10 14 (7.18%) Analyst
11 13 (6.67%) Services Delivery Manager
12 12 (6.15%) Compliance Manager
12 12 (6.15%) Information Security Compliance Manager
12 12 (6.15%) Security Compliance Manager
13 9 (4.62%) Business Analyst
14 8 (4.10%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (12.82%) Web Services
2 23 (11.79%) .NET
2 23 (11.79%) ASP.NET
2 23 (11.79%) ASP.NET Web API
3 6 (3.08%) Spring
4 4 (2.05%) RESTful
4 4 (2.05%) Spring Boot
5 3 (1.54%) AngularJS
6 2 (1.03%) Apache Camel
6 2 (1.03%) CGI
6 2 (1.03%) J2EE
6 2 (1.03%) PowerMock
6 2 (1.03%) REST
6 2 (1.03%) SOAP
7 1 (0.51%) Backbone.js
7 1 (0.51%) CSS
7 1 (0.51%) Hibernate
7 1 (0.51%) HTML
7 1 (0.51%) Middleware
7 1 (0.51%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 36 (18.46%) Data Centre
2 12 (6.15%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (2.56%) Self-Motivation
4 3 (1.54%) CESG
4 3 (1.54%) Freedom of Information
4 3 (1.54%) Management Information System
4 3 (1.54%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (1.03%) Driving Licence
5 2 (1.03%) Security Operations Centre
5 2 (1.03%) User Experience
6 1 (0.51%) Clustering
6 1 (0.51%) Cyberthreat
6 1 (0.51%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (0.51%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (0.51%) PKI
6 1 (0.51%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 28 (14.36%) Windows
2 24 (12.31%) Windows Server 2008
3 23 (11.79%) Windows Server
3 23 (11.79%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (1.54%) Unix
5 2 (1.03%) Linux
5 2 (1.03%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.51%) Android
6 1 (0.51%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.51%) CentOS
6 1 (0.51%) DC/OS
6 1 (0.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.51%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.51%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (38.97%) Data Protection
2 61 (31.28%) Presales
2 61 (31.28%) Project Management
3 57 (29.23%) ITIL
4 53 (27.18%) Service Delivery
5 50 (25.64%) Enterprise Architecture
5 50 (25.64%) Vendor Relationship Management
6 31 (15.90%) Thought Leadership
7 26 (13.33%) Information Security
8 25 (12.82%) Customer Requirements
8 25 (12.82%) ITSM
9 24 (12.31%) Identity Access Management
9 24 (12.31%) Performance Management
9 24 (12.31%) Stakeholder Management
10 23 (11.79%) Agile Software Development
10 23 (11.79%) Contract Management
11 21 (10.77%) Programme Management
11 21 (10.77%) Server Virtualisation
12 19 (9.74%) SIEM
13 15 (7.69%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 38 (19.49%) Java
2 32 (16.41%) SQL
3 25 (12.82%) PL/SQL
4 24 (12.31%) Python
5 23 (11.79%) Scala
5 23 (11.79%) Shell Script
6 4 (2.05%) Java 8
7 2 (1.03%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.51%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 102 (52.31%) SC Cleared
2 53 (27.18%) Microsoft Certification
3 52 (26.67%) MCSE
4 27 (13.85%) MCP
5 24 (12.31%) ISEB
5 24 (12.31%) MCSA
6 23 (11.79%) CISSP
7 22 (11.28%) CISM
8 13 (6.67%) DV Cleared
9 10 (5.13%) Citrix Certification
10 9 (4.62%) ITIL Certification
11 7 (3.59%) Degree
12 6 (3.08%) CEH
12 6 (3.08%) CISMP
12 6 (3.08%) CRISC
13 5 (2.56%) CCNA
13 5 (2.56%) Cisco Certification
14 4 (2.05%) CCA
14 4 (2.05%) CISA
15 3 (1.54%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 75 (38.46%) GDPR
2 27 (13.85%) SLA
3 23 (11.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 21 (10.77%) PCI DSS
5 16 (8.21%) Cyber Essentials
5 16 (8.21%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 8 (4.10%) QA
7 6 (3.08%) ISAE 3402
8 3 (1.54%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 2 (1.03%) PMO
System Software
1 53 (27.18%) Active Directory
2 10 (5.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (3.08%) Hyper-V
4 4 (2.05%) vSphere
4 4 (2.05%) XenApp
4 4 (2.05%) XenDesktop
4 4 (2.05%) XenServer
5 1 (0.51%) Docker
5 1 (0.51%) Squid
5 1 (0.51%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.51%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 4 (2.05%) XenMobile
2 3 (1.54%) SCCM
3 2 (1.03%) Ansible
3 2 (1.03%) Kubernetes
3 2 (1.03%) Terraform
4 1 (0.51%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.51%) Docker Swarm
4 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (0.51%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.51%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.51%) Packer
4 1 (0.51%) Puppet
4 1 (0.51%) vRealize
4 1 (0.51%) WSUS
Vendors
1 69 (35.38%) Microsoft
2 25 (12.82%) Citrix
3 12 (6.15%) VMware
4 11 (5.64%) Cisco
4 11 (5.64%) Oracle
5 6 (3.08%) SAP
6 5 (2.56%) Aruba
7 4 (2.05%) Juniper
8 3 (1.54%) McAfee
8 3 (1.54%) ServiceNow
9 2 (1.03%) Fortinet
9 2 (1.03%) Palo Alto
9 2 (1.03%) Splunk
10 1 (0.51%) Adobe
10 1 (0.51%) CheckPoint
10 1 (0.51%) Google
10 1 (0.51%) Ivanti
10 1 (0.51%) New Relic
10 1 (0.51%) Remedy