Period
to 22 October 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 22 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Clearance
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 134 131 135
Rank change year-on-year -3 +4 -10
Permanent jobs citing Security Cleared 9 44 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 0.41% 1.62% 0.66%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.28% 3.55% 1.69%
Number of salaries quoted 7 10 17
Cambridge median annual salary £50,000 £60,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.67% +100.00% -54.72%
10th Percentile £45,000 £38,850 £21,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,500 £46,250
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £31,500 £43,750 £37,500
% change year-on-year -28.00% +16.67% -33.04%

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 704 1,240 888
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 32.03% 45.55% 39.22%
Number of salaries quoted 546 944 708
Cambridge median annual salary £45,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.11% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,750 £23,675
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £67,500
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £45,000 £44,296 £42,500
% change year-on-year +1.59% +4.22% +2.41%

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 22 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Security Cleared in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 22 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 Cambridge region with a requirement for Security Cleared.

1 7 (77.78%) Software Engineering
2 6 (66.67%) Linux
2 6 (66.67%) Degree
3 5 (55.56%) Bash Shell
3 5 (55.56%) Python
3 5 (55.56%) C
3 5 (55.56%) C++
3 5 (55.56%) Java
3 5 (55.56%) Perl
3 5 (55.56%) Wireless
3 5 (55.56%) Objective-C
4 3 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
5 2 (22.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (22.22%) DV Cleared
5 2 (22.22%) Threat Modelling
5 2 (22.22%) Cryptography
6 1 (11.11%) Risk Management
6 1 (11.11%) Publishing
6 1 (11.11%) CISA
6 1 (11.11%) CISM
6 1 (11.11%) Unix
6 1 (11.11%) Windows
6 1 (11.11%) Intel
6 1 (11.11%) CISSP
6 1 (11.11%) Ethical Hacking
6 1 (11.11%) IT Governance
6 1 (11.11%) Information Security
6 1 (11.11%) CREST Certified
6 1 (11.11%) Cybersecurity
6 1 (11.11%) Problem-Solving

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 5 (55.56%) Wireless
General
1 1 (11.11%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) C Software Engineer
1 5 (55.56%) Embedded C Engineer
1 5 (55.56%) Embedded C Software Engineer
1 5 (55.56%) Embedded Engineer
1 5 (55.56%) Embedded Linux Engineer
1 5 (55.56%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
1 5 (55.56%) Embedded Software Engineer
1 5 (55.56%) IoT Software Engineer
1 5 (55.56%) Linux Engineer
1 5 (55.56%) Software Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Architect
2 2 (22.22%) Security Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Information Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Information Security Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Penetration Tester
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Penetration Tester
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Security Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Tester
3 1 (11.11%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (66.67%) Linux
2 1 (11.11%) Unix
2 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Software Engineering
2 3 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Cryptography
3 2 (22.22%) Threat Modelling
4 1 (11.11%) Cyber Resilience
4 1 (11.11%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (11.11%) Data Protection
4 1 (11.11%) Ethical Hacking
4 1 (11.11%) Information Security
4 1 (11.11%) IT Governance
4 1 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (11.11%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) Bash Shell
1 5 (55.56%) C
1 5 (55.56%) C++
1 5 (55.56%) Java
1 5 (55.56%) Objective-C
1 5 (55.56%) Perl
1 5 (55.56%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (66.67%) Degree
2 2 (22.22%) DV Cleared
3 1 (11.11%) CISA
3 1 (11.11%) CISM
3 1 (11.11%) CISSP
3 1 (11.11%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (11.11%) CREST Certified
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (11.11%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Intel