Period
to 19 March 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 19 March 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Clearance
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
19 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 37 73 67
Rank change year-on-year +36 -6 -9
Permanent jobs citing Security Cleared 208 135 139
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 6.49% 3.64% 3.52%
As % of the Qualifications category 21.76% 13.38% 13.29%
Number of salaries quoted 68 77 49
Birmingham median annual salary £57,500 £57,500 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +17.35% +8.89%
10th Percentile £41,250 £24,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £76,250 £65,000
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £51,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -12.62% +14.44% -

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 956 1,009 1,046
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 29.84% 27.17% 26.46%
Number of salaries quoted 543 613 697
Birmingham median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.65% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,250 £23,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £68,750 £65,000
West Midlands median annual salary £44,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +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 19 March 2019.

Salary histogram for Security Cleared in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 19 March 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.

1 128 (61.54%) SC Cleared
2 95 (45.67%) Data Protection
3 94 (45.19%) GDPR
4 82 (39.42%) Microsoft
5 71 (34.13%) Presales
6 62 (29.81%) Service Delivery
7 61 (29.33%) Project Management
8 59 (28.37%) Microsoft Azure
9 55 (26.44%) Amazon AWS
10 54 (25.96%) ITIL
11 50 (24.04%) Active Directory
11 50 (24.04%) Office 365
12 44 (21.15%) Vendor Relationship Management
12 44 (21.15%) Enterprise Architecture
13 42 (20.19%) Network Security
14 40 (19.23%) Microsoft Certification
15 39 (18.75%) MCSE
15 39 (18.75%) Java
15 39 (18.75%) Data Centre
16 33 (15.87%) Thought Leadership
17 32 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
18 31 (14.90%) SQL
19 29 (13.94%) Citrix
20 28 (13.46%) SLA
20 28 (13.46%) Finance
21 27 (12.98%) PL/SQL
21 27 (12.98%) Python
22 26 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
22 26 (12.50%) .NET
23 25 (12.02%) ITSM

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 (1.92%) SharePoint
2 2 (0.96%) Apache
2 2 (0.96%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (0.96%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.48%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (0.48%) Confluence
3 1 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.48%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.48%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 26 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
2 18 (8.65%) Microsoft Excel
3 17 (8.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (1.92%) Microsoft Project
4 4 (1.92%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.48%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.96%) assyst
1 2 (0.96%) Sentinel
2 1 (0.48%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.48%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 59 (28.37%) Microsoft Azure
2 55 (26.44%) Amazon AWS
3 50 (24.04%) Office 365
4 18 (8.65%) Amazon EC2
4 18 (8.65%) Azure Active Directory
5 17 (8.17%) Amazon EMR
5 17 (8.17%) Amazon Kinesis
5 17 (8.17%) Amazon S3
5 17 (8.17%) Amazon SQS
5 17 (8.17%) AWS Lambda
5 17 (8.17%) Serverless
6 11 (5.29%) PaaS
7 9 (4.33%) IaaS
8 7 (3.37%) Cloud Computing
9 3 (1.44%) SaaS
10 2 (0.96%) Azure Data Factory
10 2 (0.96%) GitHub
10 2 (0.96%) npm
11 1 (0.48%) AWS CloudFormation
11 1 (0.48%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 42 (20.19%) Network Security
2 17 (8.17%) Firewall
3 15 (7.21%) WAN
4 10 (4.81%) LAN
4 10 (4.81%) NetScaler
5 9 (4.33%) Intelligent Network
5 9 (4.33%) Wireless
6 5 (2.40%) Internet
7 3 (1.44%) Sourcefire
7 3 (1.44%) VLAN
8 2 (0.96%) Cisco Firepower
8 2 (0.96%) Junos
8 2 (0.96%) OpenVPN
9 1 (0.48%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (0.48%) Cisco IPT
9 1 (0.48%) Skype
9 1 (0.48%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (12.02%) SQL Server
2 24 (11.54%) Relational Database
3 17 (8.17%) Amazon RDS
3 17 (8.17%) Amazon Redshift
3 17 (8.17%) Cosmos DB
3 17 (8.17%) RDBMS
4 5 (2.40%) Qlik Sense
4 5 (2.40%) QlikView
5 4 (1.92%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (1.44%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (0.96%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
7 2 (0.96%) Azure SQL Database
7 2 (0.96%) OLTP
7 2 (0.96%) Power BI
7 2 (0.96%) Redis
7 2 (0.96%) SQL Server 2016
7 2 (0.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (0.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.48%) Cognos Analysis Studio
8 1 (0.48%) Cognos Query Studio
Development Applications
1 14 (6.73%) Cucumber
2 12 (5.77%) Selenium
3 9 (4.33%) JMeter
4 8 (3.85%) Jenkins
4 8 (3.85%) JIRA
5 7 (3.37%) SoapUI
6 6 (2.88%) LoadRunner
6 6 (2.88%) Maven
6 6 (2.88%) NeoLoad
6 6 (2.88%) WebDriver
7 4 (1.92%) DbUnit
7 4 (1.92%) Git (software)
7 4 (1.92%) jMock
7 4 (1.92%) JUnit
7 4 (1.92%) Mockito
7 4 (1.92%) SonarQube
8 2 (0.96%) GitLab
8 2 (0.96%) Hudson
8 2 (0.96%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (0.96%) webpack
General
1 28 (13.46%) Finance
2 7 (3.37%) Telecoms
3 6 (2.88%) Advertising
4 3 (1.44%) Games
4 3 (1.44%) Law
5 2 (0.96%) Local Government
5 2 (0.96%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.48%) Electronics
6 1 (0.48%) Legal
6 1 (0.48%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 80 (38.46%) Architect
2 30 (14.42%) Cloud Architect
3 27 (12.98%) Lead Architect
4 26 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
5 24 (11.54%) Cloud Solutions Architect
5 24 (11.54%) Delivery Manager
5 24 (11.54%) Lead Solutions Architect
6 22 (10.58%) Technical Architect
7 21 (10.10%) Service Architect
8 19 (9.13%) Service Manager
9 16 (7.69%) Developer
10 13 (6.25%) Network Engineer
11 12 (5.77%) Information Manager
11 12 (5.77%) Information Security Manager
11 12 (5.77%) Security Manager
12 10 (4.81%) Analyst
13 8 (3.85%) Services Delivery Manager
14 7 (3.37%) Consultant
14 7 (3.37%) Network Architect
15 6 (2.88%) Compliance Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (12.50%) .NET
2 25 (12.02%) ASP.NET
3 24 (11.54%) Web Services
4 23 (11.06%) ASP.NET Web API
5 9 (4.33%) Spring
6 8 (3.85%) RESTful
7 7 (3.37%) Gherkin
7 7 (3.37%) Spring Boot
8 5 (2.40%) CGI
9 4 (1.92%) AngularJS
9 4 (1.92%) Apache Camel
9 4 (1.92%) J2EE
9 4 (1.92%) PowerMock
9 4 (1.92%) SOAP
10 3 (1.44%) REST
11 2 (0.96%) CSS
11 2 (0.96%) Node.js
11 2 (0.96%) RabbitMQ
11 2 (0.96%) Redux
12 1 (0.48%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 39 (18.75%) Data Centre
2 14 (6.73%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (2.88%) Public Cloud
4 5 (2.40%) Driving Licence
5 4 (1.92%) Greenfield Project
5 4 (1.92%) Hybrid Cloud
5 4 (1.92%) Virtual Team
6 3 (1.44%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 2 (0.96%) Cyberattack
7 2 (0.96%) Freedom of Information
7 2 (0.96%) Management Information System
7 2 (0.96%) Security Operations Centre
8 1 (0.48%) CESG
8 1 (0.48%) Cyberthreat
8 1 (0.48%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.48%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (0.48%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 23 (11.06%) Windows
2 21 (10.10%) Windows Server
3 20 (9.62%) Windows Server 2008
4 19 (9.13%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (0.96%) Linux
6 1 (0.48%) CentOS
6 1 (0.48%) DC/OS
6 1 (0.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.48%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.48%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (45.67%) Data Protection
2 71 (34.13%) Presales
3 62 (29.81%) Service Delivery
4 61 (29.33%) Project Management
5 54 (25.96%) ITIL
6 44 (21.15%) Enterprise Architecture
6 44 (21.15%) Vendor Relationship Management
7 33 (15.87%) Thought Leadership
8 32 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
9 25 (12.02%) ITSM
10 24 (11.54%) Stakeholder Management
11 23 (11.06%) Identity Access Management
11 23 (11.06%) Information Security
12 20 (9.62%) Customer Requirements
12 20 (9.62%) Programme Management
13 19 (9.13%) Continuous Integration
13 19 (9.13%) Server Virtualisation
14 17 (8.17%) Contract Management
14 17 (8.17%) Performance Management
15 16 (7.69%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 39 (18.75%) Java
2 31 (14.90%) SQL
3 27 (12.98%) PL/SQL
3 27 (12.98%) Python
4 24 (11.54%) Scala
5 23 (11.06%) Shell Script
6 4 (1.92%) Java 8
7 2 (0.96%) JavaScript
7 2 (0.96%) R
8 1 (0.48%) C#
8 1 (0.48%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 128 (61.54%) SC Cleared
2 40 (19.23%) Microsoft Certification
3 39 (18.75%) MCSE
4 25 (12.02%) DV Cleared
5 21 (10.10%) MCP
6 18 (8.65%) ISEB
6 18 (8.65%) MCSA
7 16 (7.69%) CISSP
8 15 (7.21%) CISM
9 12 (5.77%) Citrix Certification
10 10 (4.81%) CCA
10 10 (4.81%) ITIL Certification
11 7 (3.37%) Cisco Certification
11 7 (3.37%) CRISC
12 6 (2.88%) APMG
12 6 (2.88%) APMP
12 6 (2.88%) AWS Certification
12 6 (2.88%) CEH
12 6 (2.88%) CISMP
12 6 (2.88%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 94 (45.19%) GDPR
2 28 (13.46%) SLA
3 18 (8.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 16 (7.69%) QA
5 14 (6.73%) PCI DSS
6 7 (3.37%) Cyber Essentials
6 7 (3.37%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 6 (2.88%) ISAE 3402
8 2 (0.96%) ISO 22301
9 1 (0.48%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 1 (0.48%) PMO
System Software
1 50 (24.04%) Active Directory
2 24 (11.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (5.29%) vSphere
4 10 (4.81%) Hyper-V
4 10 (4.81%) XenApp
4 10 (4.81%) XenDesktop
4 10 (4.81%) XenServer
5 3 (1.44%) VMware NSX
6 2 (0.96%) Squid
7 1 (0.48%) Docker
7 1 (0.48%) UAG
7 1 (0.48%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.48%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 10 (4.81%) XenMobile
2 4 (1.92%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (1.44%) Ansible
3 3 (1.44%) Terraform
4 2 (0.96%) Kubernetes
4 2 (0.96%) NetBackup
4 2 (0.96%) QRadar
5 1 (0.48%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.48%) Docker Swarm
5 1 (0.48%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 1 (0.48%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.48%) Packer
5 1 (0.48%) Puppet
5 1 (0.48%) SCCM
5 1 (0.48%) vRealize
5 1 (0.48%) WSUS
Vendors
1 82 (39.42%) Microsoft
2 29 (13.94%) Citrix
3 24 (11.54%) VMware
4 23 (11.06%) Cisco
5 10 (4.81%) Oracle
6 9 (4.33%) Aruba
6 9 (4.33%) ServiceNow
7 6 (2.88%) Juniper
8 5 (2.40%) Meraki
9 4 (1.92%) HP
10 3 (1.44%) Brocade
10 3 (1.44%) IBM
10 3 (1.44%) McAfee
10 3 (1.44%) Salesforce.com
10 3 (1.44%) Splunk
11 2 (0.96%) Fortinet
11 2 (0.96%) Palo Alto
11 2 (0.96%) Tableau
12 1 (0.48%) Ivanti
12 1 (0.48%) New Relic