Period
to 18 February 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 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Clearance
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
18 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 78 61 64
Rank change year-on-year -17 +3 -40
Permanent jobs citing Security Cleared 127 169 152
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 3.51% 4.07% 3.72%
As % of the Qualifications category 13.77% 14.75% 14.27%
Number of salaries quoted 78 53 126
Birmingham median annual salary £60,000 £49,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.45% +8.89% -25.00%
10th Percentile £29,499 £26,250 £19,750
90th Percentile £76,625 £65,000 £70,000
West Midlands median annual salary £51,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +14.44% - -18.18%

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 922 1,146 1,065
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 25.46% 27.63% 26.06%
Number of salaries quoted 595 752 817
Birmingham median annual salary £41,500 £40,000 £41,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.75% -3.03% -9.84%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £22,650
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £70,000
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year - -2.44% +2.50%

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 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Security Cleared in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 18 February 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 73 (57.48%) SC Cleared
2 39 (30.71%) Microsoft
3 38 (29.92%) Agile Software Development
4 32 (25.20%) Java
5 30 (23.62%) Windows
6 29 (22.83%) Finance
7 26 (20.47%) Analytical Skills
8 19 (14.96%) SAP
9 18 (14.17%) ITIL
9 18 (14.17%) Project Management
9 18 (14.17%) Manufacturing
10 17 (13.39%) Publishing
10 17 (13.39%) Retail
11 16 (12.60%) Microsoft Certification
12 15 (11.81%) VMware
12 15 (11.81%) Microsoft Azure
12 15 (11.81%) Presales
12 15 (11.81%) Office 365
13 14 (11.02%) MCSE
13 14 (11.02%) JavaScript
14 13 (10.24%) Microsoft Office
15 12 (9.45%) Information Security
15 12 (9.45%) Windows 10
16 11 (8.66%) CISSP
16 11 (8.66%) Active Directory
16 11 (8.66%) Customer Engagement
16 11 (8.66%) DV Cleared
16 11 (8.66%) Continuous Integration
17 10 (7.87%) CSS
17 10 (7.87%) Data Centre

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 6 (4.72%) NetWeaver
2 4 (3.15%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.36%) Apache
4 2 (1.57%) IIS
5 1 (0.79%) Confluence
Applications
1 13 (10.24%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (2.36%) MS Visio
2 3 (2.36%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (1.57%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (1.57%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.79%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (4.72%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (3.15%) SAP S/4HANA
3 3 (2.36%) assyst
3 3 (2.36%) Maximo
4 2 (1.57%) SAP HCM
5 1 (0.79%) SAP GRC
5 1 (0.79%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 15 (11.81%) Microsoft Azure
1 15 (11.81%) Office 365
2 6 (4.72%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (2.36%) AWS CloudFormation
3 3 (2.36%) Boomi
4 2 (1.57%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 2 (1.57%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (1.57%) Datadog
4 2 (1.57%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (1.57%) IaaS
4 2 (1.57%) PaaS
4 2 (1.57%) Serverless
4 2 (1.57%) SuccessFactors
5 1 (0.79%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.79%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 1 (0.79%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (0.79%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.79%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
5 1 (0.79%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (7.09%) Network Security
2 6 (4.72%) DNS
2 6 (4.72%) Firewall
3 5 (3.94%) WAN
4 4 (3.15%) SAN
4 4 (3.15%) TCP/IP
5 3 (2.36%) LAN
6 2 (1.57%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (1.57%) DAB
6 2 (1.57%) VLAN
6 2 (1.57%) VPN
7 1 (0.79%) Internet
7 1 (0.79%) Intranet
7 1 (0.79%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.51%) NoSQL
1 7 (5.51%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.72%) Oracle Database
3 5 (3.94%) MarkLogic
4 2 (1.57%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.79%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (0.79%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (0.79%) Big Data
5 1 (0.79%) Data Lake
5 1 (0.79%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.79%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.79%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (0.79%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.79%) Power BI
5 1 (0.79%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.79%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.79%) SAP BW
5 1 (0.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (6.30%) Git (software)
2 5 (3.94%) Jenkins
2 5 (3.94%) JUnit
3 4 (3.15%) Selenium
3 4 (3.15%) WebDriver
4 3 (2.36%) Cucumber
4 3 (2.36%) TestNG
5 2 (1.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (1.57%) Travis CI
5 2 (1.57%) Vagrant
6 1 (0.79%) FitNesse
6 1 (0.79%) JIRA
6 1 (0.79%) JMeter
6 1 (0.79%) jMock
6 1 (0.79%) Maven
6 1 (0.79%) SonarQube
6 1 (0.79%) Subversion
6 1 (0.79%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.79%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.79%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 29 (22.83%) Finance
2 18 (14.17%) Manufacturing
3 17 (13.39%) Publishing
3 17 (13.39%) Retail
4 3 (2.36%) Legal
Job Titles
1 22 (17.32%) Consultant
2 19 (14.96%) Developer
3 17 (13.39%) SAP Consultant
4 15 (11.81%) Architect
5 11 (8.66%) Java Developer
6 10 (7.87%) Analyst
7 9 (7.09%) Lead Architect
8 8 (6.30%) Desktop Support
8 8 (6.30%) SAP Support
8 8 (6.30%) SAP Support Consultant
8 8 (6.30%) Support Consultant
9 7 (5.51%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
9 7 (5.51%) 2nd Line Support
9 7 (5.51%) SC Cleared Desktop Support
10 6 (4.72%) Applications Support
10 6 (4.72%) SAP Basis Consultant
10 6 (4.72%) Server Engineer
11 5 (3.94%) Applications Consultant
11 5 (3.94%) Applications Support Consultant
11 5 (3.94%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (7.87%) CSS
2 9 (7.09%) HTML
2 9 (7.09%) REST
2 9 (7.09%) SOAP
3 8 (6.30%) JSON
4 7 (5.51%) AngularJS
5 6 (4.72%) SAP Basis
6 5 (3.94%) XML
6 5 (3.94%) XML Schema
6 5 (3.94%) XSD
6 5 (3.94%) XSLT
7 4 (3.15%) HTML5
7 4 (3.15%) J2EE
7 4 (3.15%) Node.js
7 4 (3.15%) Web Services
8 3 (2.36%) .NET
8 3 (2.36%) CSS3
8 3 (2.36%) Modernizr
8 3 (2.36%) Sass
8 3 (2.36%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 26 (20.47%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (7.87%) Data Centre
3 6 (4.72%) Clustering
3 6 (4.72%) Management Information System
4 5 (3.94%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (3.15%) PKI
5 4 (3.15%) Replication
6 3 (2.36%) Cyberattack
6 3 (2.36%) Driving Licence
6 3 (2.36%) Freedom of Information
7 2 (1.57%) Linux Command Line
7 2 (1.57%) Taxonomies
7 2 (1.57%) User Experience
8 1 (0.79%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 30 (23.62%) Windows
2 12 (9.45%) Windows 10
3 10 (7.87%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (6.30%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (4.72%) Unix
5 6 (4.72%) Windows Server
6 5 (3.94%) Linux
7 2 (1.57%) CentOS
7 2 (1.57%) DC/OS
7 2 (1.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (1.57%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.79%) Android
8 1 (0.79%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.79%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.79%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (29.92%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (14.17%) ITIL
2 18 (14.17%) Project Management
3 15 (11.81%) Presales
4 12 (9.45%) Information Security
5 11 (8.66%) Continuous Integration
5 11 (8.66%) Customer Engagement
6 10 (7.87%) ITIL V3
6 10 (7.87%) Open Source
6 10 (7.87%) SDLC
7 9 (7.09%) SIEM
7 9 (7.09%) Time Management
8 8 (6.30%) Enterprise Architecture
8 8 (6.30%) SOA
9 7 (5.51%) CRM
9 7 (5.51%) DevOps
9 7 (5.51%) Microservices
9 7 (5.51%) Risk Management
9 7 (5.51%) Service Delivery
10 6 (4.72%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 32 (25.20%) Java
2 14 (11.02%) JavaScript
3 8 (6.30%) C#
3 8 (6.30%) Scala
4 7 (5.51%) ABAP
4 7 (5.51%) SQL
5 6 (4.72%) PHP
5 6 (4.72%) XPath
6 5 (3.94%) SPARQL
6 5 (3.94%) XQuery
7 3 (2.36%) Python
8 1 (0.79%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.79%) Ruby
8 1 (0.79%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 73 (57.48%) SC Cleared
2 16 (12.60%) Microsoft Certification
3 14 (11.02%) MCSE
4 11 (8.66%) CISSP
4 11 (8.66%) DV Cleared
5 9 (7.09%) Citrix Certification
6 8 (6.30%) MCP
7 7 (5.51%) CISM
8 5 (3.94%) Degree
9 4 (3.15%) CEH
9 4 (3.15%) MCSA
9 4 (3.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 3 (2.36%) APMP
10 3 (2.36%) BPSS Clearance
11 2 (1.57%) IISP
12 1 (0.79%) ISEB
12 1 (0.79%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (3.15%) PMO
3 3 (2.36%) Cyber Essentials
3 3 (2.36%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
3 3 (2.36%) ISO 22301
3 3 (2.36%) QA
4 2 (1.57%) GPG13
5 1 (0.79%) GDPR
5 1 (0.79%) NIST 800
5 1 (0.79%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (8.66%) Active Directory
2 6 (4.72%) Virtual Machines
3 5 (3.94%) vSphere
4 3 (2.36%) Docker
4 3 (2.36%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (1.57%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.57%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.79%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (4.72%) Microsoft Clustering
2 4 (3.15%) Ansible
2 4 (3.15%) Kubernetes
2 4 (3.15%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (3.15%) Puppet
2 4 (3.15%) Terraform
3 3 (2.36%) QRadar
4 2 (1.57%) Docker Swarm
4 2 (1.57%) Packer
5 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (0.79%) SCCM
Vendors
1 39 (30.71%) Microsoft
2 19 (14.96%) SAP
3 15 (11.81%) VMware
4 9 (7.09%) ServiceNow
5 6 (4.72%) Oracle
6 5 (3.94%) Talend
7 4 (3.15%) Cisco
7 4 (3.15%) Juniper
7 4 (3.15%) MuleSoft
7 4 (3.15%) SolarWinds
7 4 (3.15%) Veeam
8 3 (2.36%) IBM
9 2 (1.57%) Brocade
9 2 (1.57%) F5
9 2 (1.57%) Google
9 2 (1.57%) hybris
9 2 (1.57%) New Relic
9 2 (1.57%) Splunk
10 1 (0.79%) Citrix
10 1 (0.79%) CyberArk