Period
to 28 November 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Central London with a requirement for SC Cleared qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 28 November 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Check (SC) Clearance
London > Central London
6 months to
28 Nov 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 165 177 329
Rank change year-on-year +12 +152 -15
Permanent jobs citing SC Cleared 110 44 41
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Central London 1.59% 0.96% 0.33%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.87% 5.18% 1.77%
Number of salaries quoted 102 32 35
10th Percentile £37,510 £25,650 £32,220
25th Percentile £47,500 £33,644 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £63,750 £61,858 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +3.06% +23.72% -9.09%
75th Percentile £86,250 £75,000 £75,000
90th Percentile £92,250 £93,750 £120,000
London median annual salary £70,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +16.67% +9.09% -15.38%

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 Central London with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Central London
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 1,115 849 2,315
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Central London 16.08% 18.50% 18.46%
Number of salaries quoted 953 734 1,988
10th Percentile £40,000 £40,150 £30,000
25th Percentile £48,000 £50,803 £45,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year +3.85% +4.00% -
75th Percentile £87,500 £82,500 £82,500
90th Percentile £101,250 £94,625 £97,500
London median annual salary £67,000 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +3.08% +8.33% -

SC Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

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

Job vacancy trend for SC Cleared in Central London

SC Cleared
Salary Trend in Central London

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

Salary trend for SC Cleared in Central London

SC Cleared
Salary Histogram in Central London

Salary distribution for jobs citing SC Cleared in Central London over the 6 months to 28 November 2021.

Salary histogram for SC Cleared in Central London

SC Cleared
Job Locations in Central London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SC Cleared within the Central London region over the 6 months to 28 November 2021. 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
City of London -7 81 £65,000 +11.11% 46
West End of London +2 11 £37,510 -26.26%
City of Westminster -6 11 £37,510 -26.26%
Lambeth - 4 £57,500 - 1
SC Cleared
London

For the 6 months to 28 November 2021, 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 Central London region with a requirement for SC Cleared.

1 110 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 36 (32.73%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (28.18%) Social Skills
4 30 (27.27%) Public Sector
5 28 (25.45%) Microsoft
6 26 (23.64%) Azure
7 22 (20.00%) Big Data
7 22 (20.00%) Finance
8 21 (19.09%) Migration
9 20 (18.18%) Google
10 19 (17.27%) AWS
11 18 (16.36%) Java
11 18 (16.36%) Scrum
12 17 (15.45%) Python
12 17 (15.45%) Analytics
13 16 (14.55%) Law
13 16 (14.55%) Microservices
14 15 (13.64%) Continuous Integration
15 14 (12.73%) Git (software)
15 14 (12.73%) DevOps
15 14 (12.73%) Oracle
16 13 (11.82%) Jenkins
16 13 (11.82%) PaaS
16 13 (11.82%) Mentoring
17 11 (10.00%) Target Operating Model
17 11 (10.00%) Full Stack Development
17 11 (10.00%) DV Cleared
17 11 (10.00%) HTML
17 11 (10.00%) SharePoint
17 11 (10.00%) CSS

SC Cleared
Co-occurring IT Skills in Central London 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 11 (10.00%) SharePoint
2 5 (4.55%) Confluence
2 5 (4.55%) SAS
3 4 (3.64%) CMS
3 4 (3.64%) SharePoint 2010
3 4 (3.64%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (2.73%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 4 (3.64%) InfoPath
1 4 (3.64%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 26 (23.64%) Azure
2 19 (17.27%) AWS
3 13 (11.82%) PaaS
4 10 (9.09%) Microsoft 365
5 9 (8.18%) IaaS
6 5 (4.55%) Dynamics 365
6 5 (4.55%) GCP
6 5 (4.55%) SaaS
7 3 (2.73%) Azure Logic Apps
7 3 (2.73%) Azure Service Bus
7 3 (2.73%) Serverless
8 2 (1.82%) BlazeMeter
8 2 (1.82%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.91%) OneDrive
9 1 (0.91%) Power Platform
9 1 (0.91%) PowerApps
9 1 (0.91%) Slack
9 1 (0.91%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.55%) Cisco Firepower
1 5 (4.55%) Cisco ISE
1 5 (4.55%) Ethernet
1 5 (4.55%) Firewall
1 5 (4.55%) LAN
1 5 (4.55%) Network Security
1 5 (4.55%) SD-WAN
1 5 (4.55%) WAN
2 2 (1.82%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (0.91%) DHCP
3 1 (0.91%) DNS
3 1 (0.91%) Intranet
3 1 (0.91%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (20.00%) Big Data
2 6 (5.45%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (4.55%) SQL Server
4 4 (3.64%) Hadoop
4 4 (3.64%) Metadata
4 4 (3.64%) Oracle BI EE
4 4 (3.64%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 4 (3.64%) Oracle ODI
4 4 (3.64%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (1.82%) DB2
5 2 (1.82%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.82%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (1.82%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (1.82%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 2 (1.82%) SAS Visual Analytics
6 1 (0.91%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 14 (12.73%) Git (software)
2 13 (11.82%) Jenkins
3 11 (10.00%) Maven
4 5 (4.55%) JIRA
4 5 (4.55%) Octopus Deploy
5 4 (3.64%) Selenium
5 4 (3.64%) Visual Studio
6 3 (2.73%) WebDriver
7 2 (1.82%) Cucumber
7 2 (1.82%) eggPlant
7 2 (1.82%) GitLab
7 2 (1.82%) JMeter
7 2 (1.82%) LoadRunner
7 2 (1.82%) Postman
7 2 (1.82%) Rational DOORS
7 2 (1.82%) REST Assured
7 2 (1.82%) SoapUI
7 2 (1.82%) TeamCity
7 2 (1.82%) The Grinder
General
1 31 (28.18%) Social Skills
2 30 (27.27%) Public Sector
3 22 (20.00%) Finance
4 16 (14.55%) Law
5 11 (10.00%) Games
6 8 (7.27%) Marketing
7 7 (6.36%) Presentation Skills
8 5 (4.55%) Banking
8 5 (4.55%) Organisational Skills
8 5 (4.55%) Retail
9 4 (3.64%) Analytical Skills
10 2 (1.82%) Inclusion and Diversity
10 2 (1.82%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.91%) Fire and Rescue
Job Titles
1 27 (24.55%) Architect
2 20 (18.18%) Consultant
3 15 (13.64%) Developer
4 10 (9.09%) Data Consultant
5 9 (8.18%) Java Developer
5 9 (8.18%) Solutions Architect
6 8 (7.27%) Analyst
7 6 (5.45%) Senior Consultant
8 5 (4.55%) Network Architect
8 5 (4.55%) Senior Developer
8 5 (4.55%) Senior Java Developer
9 4 (3.64%) Business Analyst
9 4 (3.64%) Business Intelligence Consultant
9 4 (3.64%) Data Migration Consultant
9 4 (3.64%) Migration Consultant
9 4 (3.64%) Oracle BI Consultant
9 4 (3.64%) Oracle Consultant
9 4 (3.64%) Platform Architect
9 4 (3.64%) Principal Architect
9 4 (3.64%) Principal Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (10.00%) CSS
1 11 (10.00%) HTML
2 10 (9.09%) JSON
3 7 (6.36%) HTML5
4 6 (5.45%) .NET
5 4 (3.64%) Oracle Fusion
5 4 (3.64%) React
5 4 (3.64%) Web Services
5 4 (3.64%) XSLT
6 3 (2.73%) CSS3
7 2 (1.82%) Gherkin
7 2 (1.82%) Middleware
8 1 (0.91%) AngularJS
8 1 (0.91%) Spring
8 1 (0.91%) Vue.js
8 1 (0.91%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.09%) Public Cloud
2 8 (7.27%) Data Centre
3 6 (5.45%) Cloud Native
4 4 (3.64%) Security Operations Centre
4 4 (3.64%) Taxonomies
5 3 (2.73%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.73%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (1.82%) Cyberthreat
6 2 (1.82%) Data Structures
6 2 (1.82%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.82%) NHS
7 1 (0.91%) Blog
7 1 (0.91%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (0.91%) Smart Energy
7 1 (0.91%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (3.64%) Unix
1 4 (3.64%) Windows
2 2 (1.82%) Linux
2 2 (1.82%) VMS
3 1 (0.91%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (32.73%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (19.09%) Migration
3 18 (16.36%) Scrum
4 17 (15.45%) Analytics
5 16 (14.55%) Microservices
6 15 (13.64%) Continuous Integration
7 14 (12.73%) DevOps
8 13 (11.82%) Mentoring
9 11 (10.00%) Data Modelling
9 11 (10.00%) Full Stack Development
9 11 (10.00%) Target Operating Model
10 10 (9.09%) Cybersecurity
10 10 (9.09%) Data Integration
10 10 (9.09%) ITIL
10 10 (9.09%) Project Management
10 10 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
11 9 (8.18%) Enterprise Architecture
11 9 (8.18%) Open Source
11 9 (8.18%) Software Engineering
11 9 (8.18%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 18 (16.36%) Java
2 17 (15.45%) Python
3 8 (7.27%) JavaScript
4 4 (3.64%) C#
4 4 (3.64%) SQL
5 3 (2.73%) Go
5 3 (2.73%) Ruby
6 2 (1.82%) Bash Shell
6 2 (1.82%) C
6 2 (1.82%) PowerShell
6 2 (1.82%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 110 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 11 (10.00%) DV Cleared
3 4 (3.64%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (2.73%) CISM
4 3 (2.73%) CISSP
4 3 (2.73%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 2 (1.82%) (ISC)2 CCSP
5 2 (1.82%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.82%) CompTIA Security+
5 2 (1.82%) Degree
5 2 (1.82%) GIAC
5 2 (1.82%) OSCP
5 2 (1.82%) SANS
5 2 (1.82%) SAS Certification
5 2 (1.82%) SSCP
6 1 (0.91%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.64%) Accessibility
1 4 (3.64%) Data Quality
2 3 (2.73%) QA
3 1 (0.91%) GRC
3 1 (0.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.91%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 1 (0.91%) NCSC
System Software
1 10 (9.09%) Docker
2 6 (5.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (4.55%) VMware NSX
4 2 (1.82%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.91%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.91%) KVM
5 1 (0.91%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.91%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (9.09%) Kubernetes
2 8 (7.27%) Terraform
3 6 (5.45%) Ansible
4 5 (4.55%) FortiGate
5 2 (1.82%) Control-M
5 2 (1.82%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.91%) Grafana
6 1 (0.91%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (0.91%) Prometheus
6 1 (0.91%) vMotion
Vendors
1 28 (25.45%) Microsoft
2 20 (18.18%) Google
3 14 (12.73%) Oracle
4 6 (5.45%) VMware
5 5 (4.55%) CA
5 5 (4.55%) Cisco
5 5 (4.55%) Fortinet
5 5 (4.55%) IBM
5 5 (4.55%) Informatica
5 5 (4.55%) Salesforce.com
5 5 (4.55%) SolarWinds
5 5 (4.55%) Talend
6 4 (3.64%) Adobe
6 4 (3.64%) SAP
7 3 (2.73%) HP
7 3 (2.73%) Sitecore
8 2 (1.82%) Avature
8 2 (1.82%) DataFlux
8 2 (1.82%) Teradata
9 1 (0.91%) Dell