Period
to 28 May 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire with a requirement for SC Cleared qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 28 May 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Check (SC) Clearance
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
28 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 96 139 181
Rank change year-on-year +43 +42 -20
Permanent jobs citing SC Cleared 7 25 29
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 0.58% 0.98% 0.68%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.14% 3.00% 1.96%
Number of salaries quoted 6 22 28
Median annual salary £50,000 £40,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.46% +15.71% -17.65%
10th Percentile £28,875 £27,650 £23,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £47,075 £43,750
East of England median annual salary £53,750 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +26.47% -5.56% -

SC 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 Cambridgeshire with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Cambridgeshire
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 327 834 1,478
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 26.94% 32.54% 34.57%
Number of salaries quoted 196 566 1,024
Median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +11.11% -
10th Percentile £26,625 £27,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £75,000 £62,500
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +4.65%

SC Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

Job postings citing SC Cleared as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire.

Job vacancy trend for SC Cleared in Cambridgeshire

SC Cleared
Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing SC Cleared in Cambridgeshire.

Salary trend for SC Cleared in Cambridgeshire

SC Cleared
Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

Salary distribution for jobs citing SC Cleared in Cambridgeshire over the 6 months to 28 May 2020.

Salary histogram for SC Cleared in Cambridgeshire

SC Cleared
Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SC Cleared within the Cambridgeshire region over the 6 months to 28 May 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge +47 5 £50,000 -16.67%
St Neots - 2 £25,000 -
SC Cleared
East of England

For the 6 months to 28 May 2020, IT jobs citing SC 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for SC Cleared.

1 7 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (71.43%) Windows
3 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
4 3 (42.86%) Linux
4 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
4 3 (42.86%) Azure
4 3 (42.86%) Office 365
5 2 (28.57%) Malware Analysis
5 2 (28.57%) FireEye
5 2 (28.57%) AWS
5 2 (28.57%) Open Source
5 2 (28.57%) Cybersecurity
5 2 (28.57%) GCP
5 2 (28.57%) Snort
5 2 (28.57%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (28.57%) Reverse Engineering
5 2 (28.57%) Google
5 2 (28.57%) Wireshark
5 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
5 2 (28.57%) Service Delivery
5 2 (28.57%) Firewall
5 2 (28.57%) Information Security
5 2 (28.57%) GCIH
5 2 (28.57%) GCFA
5 2 (28.57%) ITIL
5 2 (28.57%) Unix
5 2 (28.57%) Windows Server
5 2 (28.57%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
5 2 (28.57%) NetWitness
5 2 (28.57%) Security Operations

SC Cleared
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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 1 (14.29%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 3 (42.86%) Azure
1 3 (42.86%) Office 365
2 2 (28.57%) AWS
2 2 (28.57%) GCP
3 1 (14.29%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (14.29%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) Firewall
1 2 (28.57%) Intrusion Detection
1 2 (28.57%) Wireshark
2 1 (14.29%) DHCP
2 1 (14.29%) DNS
2 1 (14.29%) Kerberos
2 1 (14.29%) LAN
2 1 (14.29%) VLAN
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Analyst
1 2 (28.57%) Cloud Consultant
1 2 (28.57%) Consultant
1 2 (28.57%) Linux Consultant
1 2 (28.57%) Principal Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Architect
2 1 (14.29%) IT Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Server Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Service Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Test Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Wintel Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) ADSI
1 1 (14.29%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Cyber Kill Chain
2 1 (14.29%) Clustering
2 1 (14.29%) PKI
2 1 (14.29%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) Linux
3 2 (28.57%) Unix
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server
4 1 (14.29%) Solaris
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Blue Team
1 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
1 2 (28.57%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) Cybersecurity
1 2 (28.57%) Information Security
1 2 (28.57%) Innovative Thinking
1 2 (28.57%) ITIL
1 2 (28.57%) Malware Analysis
1 2 (28.57%) Malware Reverse Engineering
1 2 (28.57%) Open Source
1 2 (28.57%) Purple Team
1 2 (28.57%) Reverse Engineering
1 2 (28.57%) Security Operations
1 2 (28.57%) Service Delivery
1 2 (28.57%) Thought Leadership
1 2 (28.57%) Threat Intelligence
2 1 (14.29%) Defect Tracking
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL V3
2 1 (14.29%) Presales
2 1 (14.29%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (28.57%) DV Cleared
2 2 (28.57%) GCFA
2 2 (28.57%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 2 (28.57%) Snort
3 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) EnCase
1 2 (28.57%) FTK
1 2 (28.57%) Host Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) Carbon Black
2 2 (28.57%) CrowdStrike
2 2 (28.57%) FireEye
2 2 (28.57%) Google
2 2 (28.57%) NetWitness
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco
3 1 (14.29%) Citrix
3 1 (14.29%) McAfee
3 1 (14.29%) VMware