Period
to 27 January 2021

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 27 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Clearance
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
27 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 38 84 42
Rank change year-on-year +46 -42 +33
Permanent jobs citing Security Cleared 91 68 206
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Birmingham 6.39% 2.66% 6.30%
As % of the Qualifications category 28.62% 12.66% 19.81%
Number of salaries quoted 68 62 81
Median annual salary £58,750 £51,250 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.63% -6.82% -8.33%
10th Percentile £35,664 £33,250 £28,250
90th Percentile £81,625 £76,875 £85,000
West Midlands median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +9.52% +5.00% -4.76%

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 318 537 1,040
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 22.35% 21.03% 31.79%
Number of salaries quoted 219 488 592
Median annual salary £50,500 £50,000 £49,425
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.00% +1.16% +16.29%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £76,925
West Midlands median annual salary £48,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.11% +5.56% +12.50%

Security Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

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

Job vacancy trend for Security Cleared in Birmingham

Security Cleared
Salary Trend in Birmingham

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Security Cleared in Birmingham.

Salary trend for Security Cleared in Birmingham

Security Cleared
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Salary distribution for jobs citing Security Cleared in Birmingham over the 6 months to 27 January 2021.

Salary histogram for Security Cleared in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 27 January 2021, 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 84 (92.31%) SC Cleared
2 53 (58.24%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (37.36%) JavaScript
4 26 (28.57%) Azure
5 24 (26.37%) Open Source
5 24 (26.37%) Jenkins
5 24 (26.37%) Python
6 23 (25.27%) Java
6 23 (25.27%) DevOps
7 22 (24.18%) Microsoft
7 22 (24.18%) Kubernetes
8 20 (21.98%) Software Engineering
9 19 (20.88%) MVC
10 18 (19.78%) Docker
10 18 (19.78%) Public Sector
11 17 (18.68%) AngularJS
11 17 (18.68%) HTML
11 17 (18.68%) CSS
12 16 (17.58%) Continuous Integration
12 16 (17.58%) Terraform
13 15 (16.48%) React
13 15 (16.48%) Collaborative Working
13 15 (16.48%) Java 8
13 15 (16.48%) PowerShell
13 15 (16.48%) NoSQL
13 15 (16.48%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 15 (16.48%) Node.js
13 15 (16.48%) Mentoring
13 15 (16.48%) Opscode Chef
13 15 (16.48%) SQL Server

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 7 (7.69%) Confluence
1 7 (7.69%) GlassFish
1 7 (7.69%) JBoss
1 7 (7.69%) WebSphere
2 4 (4.40%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.20%) CMS
3 2 (2.20%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (2.20%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (2.20%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (1.10%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 10 (10.99%) Figma
1 10 (10.99%) InVision
1 10 (10.99%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 7 (7.69%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 3 (3.30%) Oracle 11i
2 3 (3.30%) Oracle Assets
2 3 (3.30%) Oracle Cash Management
2 3 (3.30%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (3.30%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (3.30%) Oracle ERP
2 3 (3.30%) Oracle Payables
2 3 (3.30%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (1.10%) SAP PSCD
Cloud Services
1 26 (28.57%) Azure
2 13 (14.29%) AWS
3 9 (9.89%) GitHub
4 8 (8.79%) SaaS
5 7 (7.69%) PaaS
6 6 (6.59%) Power Platform
7 4 (4.40%) IaaS
8 2 (2.20%) Azure Active Directory
8 2 (2.20%) Azure Functions
8 2 (2.20%) BlazeMeter
8 2 (2.20%) Logic Apps
8 2 (2.20%) Office 365
8 2 (2.20%) Serverless
9 1 (1.10%) Azure Data Factory
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.69%) Firewall
2 5 (5.49%) BGP
2 5 (5.49%) OSPF
3 4 (4.40%) SAN
3 4 (4.40%) VoIP
4 3 (3.30%) MPLS
4 3 (3.30%) Multicast
4 3 (3.30%) RSVP
4 3 (3.30%) Spanning Tree
4 3 (3.30%) VRRP
5 2 (2.20%) Cisco ISE
5 2 (2.20%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (2.20%) DMVPN
5 2 (2.20%) EIGRP
5 2 (2.20%) LAN
5 2 (2.20%) WAN
5 2 (2.20%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (16.48%) NoSQL
1 15 (16.48%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.40%) Azure SQL Database
2 4 (4.40%) Power BI
3 1 (1.10%) SAP HANA
3 1 (1.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (1.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 24 (26.37%) Jenkins
2 15 (16.48%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 12 (13.19%) JUnit
3 12 (13.19%) Mockito
4 11 (12.09%) GitLab
5 10 (10.99%) Git (software)
6 7 (7.69%) Apache Archiva
6 7 (7.69%) Artifactory
6 7 (7.69%) Bitbucket
6 7 (7.69%) JIRA
6 7 (7.69%) Sonatype Nexus
6 7 (7.69%) TeamCity
6 7 (7.69%) Visual Studio
6 7 (7.69%) Visual Studio Code
7 4 (4.40%) Hudson
7 4 (4.40%) Vagrant
8 2 (2.20%) Selenium
8 2 (2.20%) Visual Studio Team System
8 2 (2.20%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 2 (2.20%) WebDriver
General
1 18 (19.78%) Public Sector
2 7 (7.69%) Finance
3 6 (6.59%) Marketing
4 5 (5.49%) Telecoms
5 4 (4.40%) Military
5 4 (4.40%) Police
6 3 (3.30%) Manufacturing
6 3 (3.30%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (2.20%) Banking
7 2 (2.20%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (21.98%) Developer
2 15 (16.48%) Java Developer
2 15 (16.48%) SC Cleared Java Developer
3 11 (12.09%) Architect
3 11 (12.09%) DevOps Engineer
4 10 (10.99%) Designer
5 9 (9.89%) Analyst
5 9 (9.89%) UX Designer
6 7 (7.69%) Consultant
6 7 (7.69%) Lead Developer
6 7 (7.69%) Lead Java Developer
6 7 (7.69%) Software Engineer
7 6 (6.59%) Azure DevOps Engineer
7 6 (6.59%) Azure Engineer
8 5 (5.49%) Network Engineer
8 5 (5.49%) SIEM Analyst
8 5 (5.49%) SOC Analyst
8 5 (5.49%) Splunk Analyst
9 4 (4.40%) AWS DevOps
9 4 (4.40%) AWS Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (18.68%) AngularJS
1 17 (18.68%) CSS
1 17 (18.68%) HTML
2 15 (16.48%) Node.js
2 15 (16.48%) React
3 14 (15.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 12 (13.19%) Apache Camel
4 12 (13.19%) JAX-RS
4 12 (13.19%) JMS
4 12 (13.19%) REST
4 12 (13.19%) RESTful
4 12 (13.19%) Spring
4 12 (13.19%) Spring Integration
5 9 (9.89%) .NET
6 8 (8.79%) CSS3
6 8 (8.79%) HTML5
7 7 (7.69%) Blazor
7 7 (7.69%) Hystrix
7 7 (7.69%) Spring Batch
7 7 (7.69%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 13 (14.29%) Self-Motivation
2 10 (10.99%) User Experience
3 9 (9.89%) Public Cloud
4 4 (4.40%) Blog
4 4 (4.40%) Social Media
5 3 (3.30%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.20%) BYOD
6 2 (2.20%) Data Centre
6 2 (2.20%) Embedded Systems
6 2 (2.20%) SCADA
7 1 (1.10%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.10%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (1.10%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.10%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (6.59%) Linux
2 5 (5.49%) Windows
3 4 (4.40%) Unix
3 4 (4.40%) Windows Server
3 4 (4.40%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (4.40%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (58.24%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (26.37%) Open Source
3 23 (25.27%) DevOps
4 20 (21.98%) Software Engineering
5 19 (20.88%) MVC
6 16 (17.58%) Continuous Integration
7 15 (16.48%) Collaborative Working
7 15 (16.48%) Mentoring
7 15 (16.48%) TDD
8 14 (15.38%) Test Automation
9 13 (14.29%) Configuration Management
9 13 (14.29%) Microservices
10 12 (13.19%) CQRS
10 12 (13.19%) Decision-Making
10 12 (13.19%) Dependency Injection
10 12 (13.19%) Domain-Driven Design
10 12 (13.19%) Pair Programming
11 10 (10.99%) Customer-Centricity
11 10 (10.99%) Project Management
11 10 (10.99%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 34 (37.36%) JavaScript
2 24 (26.37%) Python
3 23 (25.27%) Java
4 15 (16.48%) Java 8
4 15 (16.48%) PowerShell
5 12 (13.19%) SQL
6 9 (9.89%) TypeScript
7 4 (4.40%) Bash Shell
7 4 (4.40%) C#
7 4 (4.40%) Go
7 4 (4.40%) Perl
7 4 (4.40%) Ruby
8 1 (1.10%) ABAP
8 1 (1.10%) Scala
Qualifications
1 84 (92.31%) SC Cleared
2 14 (15.38%) DV Cleared
3 10 (10.99%) Degree
4 7 (7.69%) CISSP
4 7 (7.69%) CREST Certified
5 5 (5.49%) CompTIA Security+
5 5 (5.49%) GCIH
5 5 (5.49%) OSCP
5 5 (5.49%) SANS
6 4 (4.40%) BPSS Clearance
7 3 (3.30%) AWS Certification
7 3 (3.30%) Oracle Certification
8 2 (2.20%) CCDA
8 2 (2.20%) CCIE
8 2 (2.20%) CCNA
8 2 (2.20%) CCNP
8 2 (2.20%) CESG Certified Professional
8 2 (2.20%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (2.20%) CISM
8 2 (2.20%) Cyber Scheme
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.49%) SLA
2 3 (3.30%) GDPR
2 3 (3.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (2.20%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 2 (2.20%) ISO/IEC 27005
3 2 (2.20%) NCSC
4 1 (1.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 18 (19.78%) Docker
2 8 (8.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (4.40%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.20%) Active Directory
5 1 (1.10%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 22 (24.18%) Kubernetes
2 16 (17.58%) Terraform
3 15 (16.48%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (8.79%) Puppet
5 7 (7.69%) Ansible
6 4 (4.40%) CFEngine
6 4 (4.40%) Consul
6 4 (4.40%) Docker Swarm
6 4 (4.40%) Nagios
6 4 (4.40%) Packer
Vendors
1 22 (24.18%) Microsoft
2 13 (14.29%) Oracle
3 8 (8.79%) VMware
4 7 (7.69%) IBM
4 7 (7.69%) Splunk
5 5 (5.49%) Juniper
6 4 (4.40%) Alteryx
6 4 (4.40%) Cognos
6 4 (4.40%) NEC
7 3 (3.30%) Adobe
7 3 (3.30%) Nokia
8 2 (2.20%) Cisco
8 2 (2.20%) Dell
8 2 (2.20%) Nintex
8 2 (2.20%) Sitecore
8 2 (2.20%) SolarWinds
9 1 (1.10%) SAP