Period
to 15 September 2019

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 15 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Clearance
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
15 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 75 54 85
Rank change year-on-year -21 +31 -34
Permanent jobs citing Security Cleared 87 189 122
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 3.20% 5.01% 3.14%
As % of the Qualifications category 14.38% 15.02% 12.19%
Number of salaries quoted 69 81 100
Birmingham median annual salary £52,500 £57,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.70% -4.17% -
10th Percentile £33,050 £28,250 £28,850
90th Percentile £75,250 £81,250 £70,000
West Midlands median annual salary £50,000 £52,250 £55,000
% change year-on-year -4.31% -5.00% +15.79%

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 605 1,258 1,001
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 22.27% 33.34% 25.77%
Number of salaries quoted 512 703 748
Birmingham median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £26,750 £24,575 £25,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £44,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.12% +11.25% -

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 15 September 2019.

Salary histogram for Security Cleared in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 15 September 2019, 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 63 (72.41%) SC Cleared
2 34 (39.08%) Public Sector
3 25 (28.74%) Cybersecurity
4 21 (24.14%) Information Security
5 20 (22.99%) Agile Software Development
6 19 (21.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 19 (21.84%) Java
7 18 (20.69%) Stakeholder Management
7 18 (20.69%) PCI DSS
8 17 (19.54%) DV Cleared
8 17 (19.54%) Data Protection
8 17 (19.54%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
8 17 (19.54%) ISO 22301
8 17 (19.54%) GDPR
9 15 (17.24%) Performance Testing
10 14 (16.09%) SQL
11 12 (13.79%) LoadRunner
11 12 (13.79%) JMeter
11 12 (13.79%) SilkPerformer
11 12 (13.79%) NeoLoad
12 11 (12.64%) ITIL
13 10 (11.49%) Analytics
13 10 (11.49%) Degree
14 9 (10.34%) Linux
15 8 (9.20%) OO
15 8 (9.20%) Windows
15 8 (9.20%) Python
15 8 (9.20%) Business Analysis
15 8 (9.20%) Statistical Analysis
15 8 (9.20%) Big Data

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 1 (1.15%) MS Exchange
1 1 (1.15%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.15%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (4.60%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (3.45%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (2.30%) Sentinel
2 2 (2.30%) Workfront
3 1 (1.15%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (1.15%) HFM
3 1 (1.15%) Hyperion Planning
3 1 (1.15%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (1.15%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.05%) AWS
2 6 (6.90%) Azure
3 2 (2.30%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (2.30%) Amazon ELB
3 2 (2.30%) Amazon S3
3 2 (2.30%) Office 365
3 2 (2.30%) Route 53
3 2 (2.30%) SaaS
4 1 (1.15%) GCP
4 1 (1.15%) IaaS
4 1 (1.15%) OneDrive
4 1 (1.15%) PaaS
4 1 (1.15%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.90%) Firewall
2 2 (2.30%) BGP
2 2 (2.30%) OSPF
2 2 (2.30%) Sourcefire
2 2 (2.30%) VoIP
3 1 (1.15%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (1.15%) DAB
3 1 (1.15%) DNS
3 1 (1.15%) HTTP
3 1 (1.15%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (1.15%) LAN
3 1 (1.15%) MPLS
3 1 (1.15%) Multicast
3 1 (1.15%) Network Security
3 1 (1.15%) RSVP
3 1 (1.15%) Skype
3 1 (1.15%) Spanning Tree
3 1 (1.15%) VRRP
3 1 (1.15%) WAN
3 1 (1.15%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (9.20%) Big Data
1 8 (9.20%) Hadoop
2 2 (2.30%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (1.15%) Cognos Framework Manager
3 1 (1.15%) Essbase
3 1 (1.15%) Oracle Smart View
3 1 (1.15%) VoltDB
Development Applications
1 12 (13.79%) JMeter
1 12 (13.79%) LoadRunner
1 12 (13.79%) NeoLoad
1 12 (13.79%) SilkPerformer
2 5 (5.75%) Selenium
2 5 (5.75%) WebDriver
3 3 (3.45%) Jenkins
4 2 (2.30%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.15%) DbUnit
5 1 (1.15%) jMock
5 1 (1.15%) JUnit
5 1 (1.15%) Maven
5 1 (1.15%) Mockito
5 1 (1.15%) SonarQube
General
1 34 (39.08%) Public Sector
2 3 (3.45%) Finance
2 3 (3.45%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.15%) Advertising
3 1 (1.15%) Electronics
3 1 (1.15%) Legal
3 1 (1.15%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.15%) Marketing
3 1 (1.15%) Military
Job Titles
1 28 (32.18%) Consultant
2 18 (20.69%) Cybersecurity Consultant
2 18 (20.69%) Security Consultant
3 17 (19.54%) Senior Test Engineer
3 17 (19.54%) Test Engineer
4 12 (13.79%) Performance Engineer
4 12 (13.79%) Performance Test Engineer
4 12 (13.79%) Senior Performance Engineer
5 11 (12.64%) Analyst
6 8 (9.20%) Data Consultant
6 8 (9.20%) Graduate
6 8 (9.20%) Graduate Consultant
6 8 (9.20%) Insight Consultant
7 7 (8.05%) Service Analyst
8 6 (6.90%) Service Desk Analyst
9 5 (5.75%) Architect
9 5 (5.75%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
9 5 (5.75%) Test Automation Engineer
10 4 (4.60%) Developer
10 4 (4.60%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.45%) .NET
1 3 (3.45%) ASP.NET
1 3 (3.45%) Spring
1 3 (3.45%) Web Services
2 1 (1.15%) AngularJS
2 1 (1.15%) CSS
2 1 (1.15%) CSS3
2 1 (1.15%) Hibernate
2 1 (1.15%) HTML
2 1 (1.15%) HTML5
2 1 (1.15%) J2EE
2 1 (1.15%) JDBC
2 1 (1.15%) JSON
2 1 (1.15%) LDAP
2 1 (1.15%) Node.js
2 1 (1.15%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (1.15%) PowerMock
2 1 (1.15%) RESTful
2 1 (1.15%) SOAP
2 1 (1.15%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.75%) Security Operations Centre
2 4 (4.60%) Data Centre
3 2 (2.30%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.30%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.15%) CCTV
4 1 (1.15%) Clustering
4 1 (1.15%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (1.15%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (1.15%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (1.15%) PKI
4 1 (1.15%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 9 (10.34%) Linux
2 8 (9.20%) Windows
3 3 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (3.45%) Windows Server
3 3 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (2.30%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.15%) HPUX
5 1 (1.15%) Solaris
5 1 (1.15%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.15%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (28.74%) Cybersecurity
2 21 (24.14%) Information Security
3 20 (22.99%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (20.69%) Stakeholder Management
5 17 (19.54%) Data Protection
6 15 (17.24%) Performance Testing
7 11 (12.64%) ITIL
8 10 (11.49%) Analytics
9 8 (9.20%) Business Analysis
9 8 (9.20%) Dashboard Development
9 8 (9.20%) OO
9 8 (9.20%) Statistical Analysis
9 8 (9.20%) Visualisation
10 7 (8.05%) Critical Thinking
10 7 (8.05%) Scrum
11 6 (6.90%) DevOps
12 5 (5.75%) Fintech
12 5 (5.75%) SDET
12 5 (5.75%) Security Operations
12 5 (5.75%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (21.84%) Java
2 14 (16.09%) SQL
3 8 (9.20%) Python
4 6 (6.90%) C#
5 5 (5.75%) Ruby
6 4 (4.60%) PowerShell
7 2 (2.30%) Bash Shell
7 2 (2.30%) Java 8
7 2 (2.30%) Scala
7 2 (2.30%) VBScript
8 1 (1.15%) C
8 1 (1.15%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.15%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.15%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 63 (72.41%) SC Cleared
2 17 (19.54%) DV Cleared
2 17 (19.54%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
3 10 (11.49%) Degree
4 4 (4.60%) CISSP
5 3 (3.45%) CCNP
5 3 (3.45%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (3.45%) CISM
5 3 (3.45%) CREST Certified
5 3 (3.45%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (2.30%) AWS Certification
6 2 (2.30%) MCSA
6 2 (2.30%) MCSE
6 2 (2.30%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.15%) CCDP
7 1 (1.15%) CISA
7 1 (1.15%) HNC
7 1 (1.15%) HND
7 1 (1.15%) PMI Certification
7 1 (1.15%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (21.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 18 (20.69%) PCI DSS
3 17 (19.54%) GDPR
3 17 (19.54%) ISO 22301
4 1 (1.15%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (1.15%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 1 (1.15%) NCSC
4 1 (1.15%) NIST
System Software
1 6 (6.90%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.15%) Docker
3 1 (1.15%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.15%) KVM
3 1 (1.15%) NFS
3 1 (1.15%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.15%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 4 (4.60%) Puppet
2 2 (2.30%) Backup Exec
2 2 (2.30%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 2 (2.30%) NetBackup
2 2 (2.30%) SCCM
2 2 (2.30%) Terraform
2 2 (2.30%) WSUS
3 1 (1.15%) Ansible
3 1 (1.15%) CASB
3 1 (1.15%) Grafana
3 1 (1.15%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (1.15%) Prometheus
3 1 (1.15%) Rsyslog
Vendors
1 5 (5.75%) Microsoft
1 5 (5.75%) Remedy
1 5 (5.75%) VMware
2 4 (4.60%) Cisco
3 3 (3.45%) Juniper
3 3 (3.45%) Oracle
4 2 (2.30%) F5
4 2 (2.30%) Imperva
4 2 (2.30%) Ivanti
4 2 (2.30%) McAfee
4 2 (2.30%) NetIQ
4 2 (2.30%) SAP
4 2 (2.30%) ServiceNow
5 1 (1.15%) ArcSight
5 1 (1.15%) Brocade
5 1 (1.15%) Google
5 1 (1.15%) Hyperion
5 1 (1.15%) Meraki
5 1 (1.15%) Nokia
5 1 (1.15%) Red Hat