Period
to 17 October 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 17 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Clearance
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 51 90 52
Rank change year-on-year +39 -38 -7
Permanent jobs citing Security Cleared 177 126 234
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 4.85% 3.32% 4.83%
As % of the Qualifications category 14.89% 13.08% 16.08%
Number of salaries quoted 73 102 99
Birmingham median annual salary £57,500 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.17% - -
10th Percentile £27,650 £23,125 £33,500
90th Percentile £81,250 £70,000 £77,500
West Midlands median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -9.09% +15.79% -5.00%

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 1,189 963 1,455
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 32.55% 25.38% 30.01%
Number of salaries quoted 690 710 960
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - -5.56%
10th Percentile £24,988 £25,750 £22,500
90th Percentile £71,250 £65,000 £72,625
West Midlands median annual salary £43,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +4.82% +3.75% -

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 17 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Security Cleared in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 90 (50.85%) SC Cleared
2 65 (36.72%) ITIL
3 61 (34.46%) Microsoft
4 54 (30.51%) Presales
5 51 (28.81%) Project Management
6 48 (27.12%) Microsoft Azure
7 47 (26.55%) Microsoft Certification
8 46 (25.99%) Service Delivery
8 46 (25.99%) MCSE
9 44 (24.86%) Office 365
10 41 (23.16%) Amazon AWS
10 41 (23.16%) Network Security
11 40 (22.60%) Enterprise Architecture
11 40 (22.60%) Active Directory
11 40 (22.60%) Vendor Relationship Management
12 38 (21.47%) Data Protection
13 32 (18.08%) GDPR
14 30 (16.95%) Service Management
15 29 (16.38%) Windows
15 29 (16.38%) Customer Requirements
15 29 (16.38%) Data Centre
16 28 (15.82%) Java
16 28 (15.82%) Finance
17 27 (15.25%) Agile Software Development
18 25 (14.12%) Information Security
18 25 (14.12%) MCP
18 25 (14.12%) Analytical Skills
19 24 (13.56%) SQL
19 24 (13.56%) CISSP
19 24 (13.56%) 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 (2.26%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.69%) NetWeaver
3 2 (1.13%) Apache
4 1 (0.56%) Anypoint
4 1 (0.56%) Apache ServiceMix
4 1 (0.56%) JBoss
4 1 (0.56%) Mule
4 1 (0.56%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 22 (12.43%) Microsoft Excel
2 21 (11.86%) Microsoft Office
3 13 (7.34%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (1.13%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.56%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.56%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 7 (3.95%) assyst
1 7 (3.95%) Sentinel
2 3 (1.69%) SAP APO
3 1 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.56%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 48 (27.12%) Microsoft Azure
2 44 (24.86%) Office 365
3 41 (23.16%) Amazon AWS
4 18 (10.17%) Serverless
5 17 (9.60%) Amazon EC2
5 17 (9.60%) Amazon S3
5 17 (9.60%) AWS Lambda
5 17 (9.60%) Azure Active Directory
6 15 (8.47%) Amazon EMR
6 15 (8.47%) Amazon Kinesis
6 15 (8.47%) Amazon SQS
7 5 (2.82%) SuccessFactors
8 3 (1.69%) AWS CloudFormation
9 2 (1.13%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 2 (1.13%) Boomi
10 1 (0.56%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 1 (0.56%) Datadog
10 1 (0.56%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 41 (23.16%) Network Security
2 7 (3.95%) Firewall
3 5 (2.82%) WAN
4 3 (1.69%) Junos
5 2 (1.13%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (1.13%) LAN
5 2 (1.13%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.13%) Wireless
6 1 (0.56%) Intelligent Network
6 1 (0.56%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (0.56%) NetScaler
6 1 (0.56%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (12.99%) SQL Server
2 18 (10.17%) Relational Database
3 16 (9.04%) RDBMS
4 15 (8.47%) Amazon RDS
4 15 (8.47%) Amazon Redshift
4 15 (8.47%) Cosmos DB
5 4 (2.26%) Hadoop
6 2 (1.13%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (1.13%) Data Mining
6 2 (1.13%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.13%) MySQL
7 1 (0.56%) Big Data
7 1 (0.56%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.56%) SAP HANA
7 1 (0.56%) Semantic Layer
Development Applications
1 6 (3.39%) JUnit
1 6 (3.39%) Selenium
1 6 (3.39%) TestNG
1 6 (3.39%) WebDriver
2 1 (0.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (0.56%) Axure RP
2 1 (0.56%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 1 (0.56%) IntelliJ
2 1 (0.56%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.56%) Travis CI
2 1 (0.56%) Vagrant
General
1 28 (15.82%) Finance
2 12 (6.78%) Manufacturing
3 10 (5.65%) Retail
4 9 (5.08%) Publishing
5 8 (4.52%) Marketing
6 5 (2.82%) Law
7 3 (1.69%) Legal
8 1 (0.56%) Automotive
8 1 (0.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 52 (29.38%) Architect
2 25 (14.12%) Consultant
2 25 (14.12%) Technical Architect
3 23 (12.99%) Lead Architect
4 20 (11.30%) Analyst
4 20 (11.30%) Solutions Architect
5 18 (10.17%) Cloud Architect
6 17 (9.60%) Service Manager
7 16 (9.04%) Lead Solutions Architect
8 15 (8.47%) Cloud Solutions Architect
8 15 (8.47%) Compliance Manager
8 15 (8.47%) Delivery Manager
8 15 (8.47%) Information Manager
8 15 (8.47%) Information Security Compliance Manager
8 15 (8.47%) Information Security Manager
8 15 (8.47%) Security Compliance Manager
8 15 (8.47%) Security Manager
9 13 (7.34%) Business Analyst
10 10 (5.65%) Services Delivery Manager
11 8 (4.52%) Digital Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (9.60%) Web Services
2 15 (8.47%) .NET
2 15 (8.47%) ASP.NET
2 15 (8.47%) ASP.NET Web API
3 4 (2.26%) EJB
3 4 (2.26%) HTML
4 3 (1.69%) AngularJS
4 3 (1.69%) JSON
5 2 (1.13%) COM
5 2 (1.13%) IDoc
5 2 (1.13%) J2EE
5 2 (1.13%) JDBC
5 2 (1.13%) JMS
5 2 (1.13%) REST
5 2 (1.13%) SAP ALE
5 2 (1.13%) Servlets
5 2 (1.13%) SOAP
5 2 (1.13%) Web Dynpro
5 2 (1.13%) XML
5 2 (1.13%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 29 (16.38%) Data Centre
2 25 (14.12%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (7.34%) Management Information System
4 12 (6.78%) Self-Motivation
5 8 (4.52%) CESG
6 7 (3.95%) Freedom of Information
6 7 (3.95%) Video Conferencing
7 4 (2.26%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.13%) User Experience
9 1 (0.56%) Clustering
9 1 (0.56%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.56%) Linux Command Line
9 1 (0.56%) PKI
9 1 (0.56%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 29 (16.38%) Windows
2 23 (12.99%) Windows Server 2008
3 22 (12.43%) Windows Server
3 22 (12.43%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (2.26%) Linux
4 4 (2.26%) Windows 10
5 3 (1.69%) Unix
6 1 (0.56%) Android
6 1 (0.56%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.56%) CentOS
6 1 (0.56%) DC/OS
6 1 (0.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.56%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.56%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (36.72%) ITIL
2 54 (30.51%) Presales
3 51 (28.81%) Project Management
4 46 (25.99%) Service Delivery
5 40 (22.60%) Enterprise Architecture
5 40 (22.60%) Vendor Relationship Management
6 38 (21.47%) Data Protection
7 30 (16.95%) Service Management
8 29 (16.38%) Customer Requirements
9 27 (15.25%) Agile Software Development
10 25 (14.12%) Information Security
11 24 (13.56%) ITSM
12 23 (12.99%) ITIL V3
12 23 (12.99%) SIEM
13 21 (11.86%) Continuous Improvement
14 20 (11.30%) Programme Management
14 20 (11.30%) Server Virtualisation
15 18 (10.17%) Change Management
16 17 (9.60%) Problem-Solving
17 16 (9.04%) Identity Access Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (15.82%) Java
2 24 (13.56%) SQL
3 16 (9.04%) Python
4 15 (8.47%) PL/SQL
4 15 (8.47%) Scala
4 15 (8.47%) Shell Script
5 3 (1.69%) ABAP
6 1 (0.56%) Apex Code
6 1 (0.56%) C
6 1 (0.56%) Java 8
6 1 (0.56%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 90 (50.85%) SC Cleared
2 47 (26.55%) Microsoft Certification
3 46 (25.99%) MCSE
4 25 (14.12%) MCP
5 24 (13.56%) CISSP
6 23 (12.99%) CISM
7 19 (10.73%) ITIL Certification
8 16 (9.04%) MCSA
9 15 (8.47%) Degree
10 14 (7.91%) ISEB
11 8 (4.52%) CISA
11 8 (4.52%) Citrix Certification
12 6 (3.39%) Cisco Certification
12 6 (3.39%) DV Cleared
13 3 (1.69%) BC Cleared
13 3 (1.69%) CCNA
13 3 (1.69%) CCNP
13 3 (1.69%) Computer Science Degree
14 2 (1.13%) CCSP
14 2 (1.13%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (18.08%) GDPR
2 24 (13.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 23 (12.99%) PCI DSS
4 22 (12.43%) Cyber Essentials
4 22 (12.43%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 20 (11.30%) SLA
6 9 (5.08%) QA
7 7 (3.95%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 2 (1.13%) PMO
System Software
1 40 (22.60%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.13%) Hyper-V
2 2 (1.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.56%) Docker
3 1 (0.56%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.56%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 5 (2.82%) SCCM
2 3 (1.69%) Ansible
2 3 (1.69%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (1.69%) Puppet
2 3 (1.69%) Terraform
3 2 (1.13%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (0.56%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.56%) Docker Swarm
4 1 (0.56%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 1 (0.56%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.56%) Packer
4 1 (0.56%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (0.56%) WSUS
Vendors
1 61 (34.46%) Microsoft
2 21 (11.86%) Citrix
3 15 (8.47%) SAP
4 10 (5.65%) ServiceNow
5 7 (3.95%) Cisco
6 6 (3.39%) Oracle
7 4 (2.26%) VMware
8 3 (1.69%) Juniper
8 3 (1.69%) MuleSoft
9 2 (1.13%) Tableau
10 1 (0.56%) Adobe
10 1 (0.56%) Aruba
10 1 (0.56%) F5
10 1 (0.56%) HP
10 1 (0.56%) Ivanti
10 1 (0.56%) Jaspersoft
10 1 (0.56%) New Relic
10 1 (0.56%) Remedy
10 1 (0.56%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.56%) Splunk