Period
to 15 August 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 15 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Clearance
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 54 96 43
Rank change year-on-year +42 -53 -8
Permanent jobs citing Security Cleared 180 112 256
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 4.65% 2.86% 5.35%
As % of the Qualifications category 14.14% 11.17% 18.36%
Number of salaries quoted 73 88 145
Birmingham median annual salary £57,500 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.17% - -
10th Percentile £28,250 £18,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £81,250 £70,000 £77,500
West Midlands median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £47,750
% change year-on-year -9.09% +15.18% -20.42%

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 1,273 1,003 1,394
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 32.86% 25.65% 29.11%
Number of salaries quoted 702 749 921
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - -6.08%
10th Percentile £24,538 £25,750 £22,750
90th Percentile £68,750 £62,500 £73,750
West Midlands median annual salary £43,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +8.75% - -

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 August 2018.

Salary histogram for Security Cleared in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 15 August 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 98 (54.44%) SC Cleared
2 56 (31.11%) ITIL
3 52 (28.89%) Microsoft
4 46 (25.56%) Presales
5 42 (23.33%) Agile Software Development
6 41 (22.78%) Microsoft Azure
6 41 (22.78%) Project Management
7 37 (20.56%) Microsoft Certification
7 37 (20.56%) Service Delivery
8 36 (20.00%) Active Directory
9 35 (19.44%) MCSE
10 31 (17.22%) Service Management
10 31 (17.22%) Analytical Skills
10 31 (17.22%) Office 365
11 30 (16.67%) Customer Requirements
12 28 (15.56%) Amazon AWS
13 27 (15.00%) Network Security
13 27 (15.00%) Java
14 26 (14.44%) SQL Server
14 26 (14.44%) Windows
14 26 (14.44%) Enterprise Architecture
14 26 (14.44%) Vendor Relationship Management
15 25 (13.89%) Data Centre
15 25 (13.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
16 24 (13.33%) Information Security
16 24 (13.33%) Problem-Solving
17 23 (12.78%) ITIL V3
17 23 (12.78%) Continuous Improvement
18 22 (12.22%) SIEM
18 22 (12.22%) PCI DSS

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 10 (5.56%) Apache
2 5 (2.78%) SharePoint
3 3 (1.67%) NetWeaver
4 2 (1.11%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.56%) Anypoint
5 1 (0.56%) Apache ServiceMix
5 1 (0.56%) JBoss
5 1 (0.56%) Mule
Applications
1 13 (7.22%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (5.56%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (1.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (1.11%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.56%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.56%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 7 (3.89%) assyst
1 7 (3.89%) Sentinel
2 3 (1.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.67%) SAP APO
Cloud Services
1 41 (22.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 31 (17.22%) Office 365
3 28 (15.56%) Amazon AWS
4 13 (7.22%) Azure Active Directory
5 10 (5.56%) Boomi
6 9 (5.00%) Serverless
7 8 (4.44%) Amazon EC2
7 8 (4.44%) Amazon S3
7 8 (4.44%) AWS Lambda
8 6 (3.33%) Amazon EMR
8 6 (3.33%) Amazon Kinesis
8 6 (3.33%) Amazon SQS
9 5 (2.78%) SuccessFactors
10 2 (1.11%) AWS CloudFormation
10 2 (1.11%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 1 (0.56%) Azure Data Factory
Communications & Networking
1 27 (15.00%) Network Security
2 7 (3.89%) Firewall
3 4 (2.22%) WAN
4 3 (1.67%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.11%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (1.11%) Junos
5 2 (1.11%) LAN
5 2 (1.11%) Wireless
6 1 (0.56%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (0.56%) NetScaler
6 1 (0.56%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (14.44%) SQL Server
2 9 (5.00%) Relational Database
3 7 (3.89%) RDBMS
4 6 (3.33%) Amazon RDS
4 6 (3.33%) Amazon Redshift
4 6 (3.33%) Cosmos DB
5 3 (1.67%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.11%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (1.11%) Data Mining
6 2 (1.11%) Hadoop
6 2 (1.11%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.56%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (0.56%) Big Data
7 1 (0.56%) MySQL
7 1 (0.56%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.56%) QlikView
7 1 (0.56%) SAP HANA
7 1 (0.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (3.89%) Visual Studio
2 5 (2.78%) JUnit
2 5 (2.78%) Selenium
2 5 (2.78%) TestNG
2 5 (2.78%) WebDriver
3 2 (1.11%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.11%) Subversion
4 1 (0.56%) Axure RP
4 1 (0.56%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 1 (0.56%) IntelliJ
General
1 19 (10.56%) Finance
2 14 (7.78%) Manufacturing
3 12 (6.67%) Retail
4 11 (6.11%) Publishing
5 6 (3.33%) Marketing
6 5 (2.78%) Law
7 3 (1.67%) Legal
8 2 (1.11%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.56%) Advertising
9 1 (0.56%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 42 (23.33%) Architect
2 34 (18.89%) Consultant
3 26 (14.44%) Analyst
4 20 (11.11%) Technical Architect
5 17 (9.44%) Lead Architect
6 14 (7.78%) Compliance Manager
6 14 (7.78%) Developer
6 14 (7.78%) Information Manager
6 14 (7.78%) Information Security Compliance Manager
6 14 (7.78%) Information Security Manager
6 14 (7.78%) Security Compliance Manager
6 14 (7.78%) Security Manager
7 13 (7.22%) Business Analyst
7 13 (7.22%) Cloud Architect
8 11 (6.11%) Solutions Architect
9 10 (5.56%) Integration Specialist
10 9 (5.00%) Service Manager
11 7 (3.89%) Service Analyst
11 7 (3.89%) Service Desk Analyst
11 7 (3.89%) Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (8.89%) Web Services
2 13 (7.22%) .NET
3 12 (6.67%) EJB
4 11 (6.11%) AngularJS
4 11 (6.11%) JSON
5 10 (5.56%) J2EE
5 10 (5.56%) JMS
5 10 (5.56%) REST
5 10 (5.56%) Servlets
5 10 (5.56%) SOAP
6 8 (4.44%) ASP.NET
6 8 (4.44%) ASP.NET Web API
6 8 (4.44%) HTML
7 5 (2.78%) .NET Framework
7 5 (2.78%) Entity Framework
8 4 (2.22%) HTML5
9 3 (1.67%) CSS
10 2 (1.11%) JDBC
10 2 (1.11%) XML
10 2 (1.11%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 31 (17.22%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (13.89%) Data Centre
3 14 (7.78%) Self-Motivation
4 13 (7.22%) Management Information System
5 8 (4.44%) CESG
6 7 (3.89%) Freedom of Information
6 7 (3.89%) Video Conferencing
7 5 (2.78%) Computer Science
7 5 (2.78%) Mobile App
8 4 (2.22%) Greenfield Project
8 4 (2.22%) User Experience
9 1 (0.56%) Clustering
9 1 (0.56%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.56%) Fintech
9 1 (0.56%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 26 (14.44%) Windows
2 19 (10.56%) Windows Server 2008
2 19 (10.56%) Windows Server 2012
3 17 (9.44%) Windows Server
4 4 (2.22%) Linux
4 4 (2.22%) Unix
4 4 (2.22%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.56%) Android
5 1 (0.56%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.56%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (31.11%) ITIL
2 46 (25.56%) Presales
3 42 (23.33%) Agile Software Development
4 41 (22.78%) Project Management
5 37 (20.56%) Service Delivery
6 31 (17.22%) Service Management
7 30 (16.67%) Customer Requirements
8 26 (14.44%) Enterprise Architecture
8 26 (14.44%) Vendor Relationship Management
9 24 (13.33%) Information Security
9 24 (13.33%) Problem-Solving
10 23 (12.78%) Continuous Improvement
10 23 (12.78%) ITIL V3
11 22 (12.22%) SIEM
12 21 (11.67%) Data Protection
13 17 (9.44%) Change Management
13 17 (9.44%) Programme Management
13 17 (9.44%) Server Virtualisation
14 16 (8.89%) Line Management
15 14 (7.78%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (15.00%) Java
2 20 (11.11%) SQL
3 8 (4.44%) Python
3 8 (4.44%) Scala
4 7 (3.89%) C#
5 6 (3.33%) PL/SQL
5 6 (3.33%) Shell Script
6 5 (2.78%) T-SQL
7 3 (1.67%) ABAP
7 3 (1.67%) JavaScript
8 2 (1.11%) Ruby
9 1 (0.56%) Apex Code
9 1 (0.56%) C
9 1 (0.56%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 1 (0.56%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 98 (54.44%) SC Cleared
2 37 (20.56%) Microsoft Certification
3 35 (19.44%) MCSE
4 22 (12.22%) CISSP
5 21 (11.67%) CISM
6 20 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
6 20 (11.11%) MCP
7 18 (10.00%) Degree
8 10 (5.56%) Citrix Certification
9 7 (3.89%) CISA
10 6 (3.33%) MCSA
11 5 (2.78%) Cisco Certification
11 5 (2.78%) DV Cleared
12 4 (2.22%) Computer Science Degree
12 4 (2.22%) ISEB
13 3 (1.67%) BC Cleared
13 3 (1.67%) CCNP
14 2 (1.11%) CCNA
14 2 (1.11%) CCSP
14 2 (1.11%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (13.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 22 (12.22%) PCI DSS
3 21 (11.67%) Cyber Essentials
3 21 (11.67%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
4 15 (8.33%) GDPR
5 10 (5.56%) SLA
6 9 (5.00%) QA
7 7 (3.89%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 2 (1.11%) ISO 9001
8 2 (1.11%) PMO
System Software
1 36 (20.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (2.22%) SCCM
2 2 (1.11%) Ansible
2 2 (1.11%) Microsoft Intune
2 2 (1.11%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.11%) Puppet
2 2 (1.11%) Terraform
3 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (0.56%) QRadar
3 1 (0.56%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 52 (28.89%) Microsoft
2 21 (11.67%) SAP
3 18 (10.00%) Citrix
4 17 (9.44%) ServiceNow
5 11 (6.11%) MuleSoft
6 6 (3.33%) Cisco
7 5 (2.78%) Oracle
8 3 (1.67%) Juniper
8 3 (1.67%) Tableau
9 2 (1.11%) F5
9 2 (1.11%) VMware
10 1 (0.56%) Adobe
10 1 (0.56%) ArcSight
10 1 (0.56%) HP
10 1 (0.56%) Jaspersoft
10 1 (0.56%) LogRhythm
10 1 (0.56%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.56%) Splunk