Period
to 18 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridge with a requirement for Security Cleared qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 18 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Clearance
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
18 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 139 109 147
Rank change year-on-year -30 +38 -12
Permanent jobs citing Security Cleared 38 62 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 1.35% 2.30% 0.57%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.88% 5.43% 1.49%
Number of salaries quoted 5 20 14
Cambridge median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £41,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +27.27% -17.50%
10th Percentile £35,500 £31,250 £22,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £49,750
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £37,500 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -25.00% +17.65% -12.82%

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 Cambridge with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Cambridge
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 979 1,142 1,008
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 34.65% 42.31% 38.40%
Number of salaries quoted 685 821 800
Cambridge median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,700
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £67,500
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

Security Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

Job postings citing Security Cleared as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cambridge.

Job vacancy trend for Security Cleared in Cambridge

Security Cleared
Salary Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Security Cleared in Cambridge.

Salary trend for Security Cleared in Cambridge

Security Cleared
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Security Cleared in Cambridge over the 6 months to 18 July 2018.

Salary histogram for Security Cleared in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 18 July 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 Cambridge region with a requirement for Security Cleared.

1 26 (68.42%) C
2 22 (57.89%) Python
2 22 (57.89%) Self-Motivation
3 19 (50.00%) Electronics
4 17 (44.74%) Embedded C
5 15 (39.47%) Software Engineering
6 14 (36.84%) Mathematics
6 14 (36.84%) Physics
6 14 (36.84%) Computer Science
6 14 (36.84%) C++
6 14 (36.84%) Java
7 13 (34.21%) Embedded C++
8 8 (21.05%) SDLC
8 8 (21.05%) BPSS Clearance
8 8 (21.05%) Unit Testing
8 8 (21.05%) Integration Testing
8 8 (21.05%) Test Scripting
8 8 (21.05%) ARP4754
8 8 (21.05%) Validation
9 6 (15.79%) Signal Processing
10 5 (13.16%) Data Science
11 4 (10.53%) Embedded Systems
12 3 (7.89%) Penetration Testing
13 2 (5.26%) Cryptography
13 2 (5.26%) iPad
13 2 (5.26%) SC Cleared
13 2 (5.26%) DV Cleared
13 2 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 2 (5.26%) Threat Modelling
14 1 (2.63%) Presales

Security Cleared
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.63%) Wi-Fi
General
1 19 (50.00%) Electronics
2 1 (2.63%) Publishing
2 1 (2.63%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (47.37%) Consultant
2 13 (34.21%) C Software Engineer
2 13 (34.21%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
2 13 (34.21%) C/C++ Software Engineer
2 13 (34.21%) C++ Consultant
2 13 (34.21%) C++ Software Engineer
2 13 (34.21%) Embedded C Engineer
2 13 (34.21%) Embedded C Software Engineer
2 13 (34.21%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
2 13 (34.21%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
2 13 (34.21%) Embedded C++ Engineer
2 13 (34.21%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
2 13 (34.21%) Embedded Engineer
2 13 (34.21%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 13 (34.21%) Real Time Embedded Engineer
2 13 (34.21%) Real Time Embedded Software Engineer
2 13 (34.21%) Real Time Engineer
2 13 (34.21%) Real Time Software Engineer
2 13 (34.21%) Software Consultant
2 13 (34.21%) Software Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 22 (57.89%) Self-Motivation
2 14 (36.84%) Computer Science
3 4 (10.53%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (5.26%) iPad
5 1 (2.63%) Acoustics
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.63%) Linux
1 1 (2.63%) Unix
1 1 (2.63%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (39.47%) Software Engineering
2 14 (36.84%) Mathematics
2 14 (36.84%) Physics
3 8 (21.05%) Integration Testing
3 8 (21.05%) SDLC
3 8 (21.05%) Test Scripting
3 8 (21.05%) Unit Testing
3 8 (21.05%) Validation
4 6 (15.79%) Signal Processing
5 5 (13.16%) Data Science
6 3 (7.89%) Penetration Testing
7 2 (5.26%) Cryptography
7 2 (5.26%) Threat Modelling
8 1 (2.63%) Customer Requirements
8 1 (2.63%) Cyber Resilience
8 1 (2.63%) Ethical Hacking
8 1 (2.63%) Information Security
8 1 (2.63%) Mathematical Modelling
8 1 (2.63%) Presales
8 1 (2.63%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 26 (68.42%) C
2 22 (57.89%) Python
3 17 (44.74%) Embedded C
4 14 (36.84%) C++
4 14 (36.84%) Java
5 13 (34.21%) Embedded C++
6 1 (2.63%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 8 (21.05%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (5.26%) DV Cleared
2 2 (5.26%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.63%) CISA
3 1 (2.63%) CISM
3 1 (2.63%) CISSP
3 1 (2.63%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (2.63%) CREST Certified
3 1 (2.63%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (21.05%) ARP4754
2 2 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.63%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 1 (2.63%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 1 (2.63%) Capita
1 1 (2.63%) Intel