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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 8 August 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Check (SC) Clearance
London > Central London
6 months to
8 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 133 142 198
Rank change year-on-year +9 +56 +117
Permanent jobs citing SC Cleared 222 136 55
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Central London 2.56% 2.06% 0.89%
As % of the Qualifications category 16.03% 11.90% 4.94%
Number of salaries quoted 89 134 43
10th Percentile £43,750 £36,628 £25,500
25th Percentile £55,000 £42,813 £25,650
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £60,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +16.67% +20.00% -31.92%
75th Percentile £90,000 £77,500 £60,625
90th Percentile £101,250 £88,750 £65,550
London median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +3.85% +13.04% -4.17%

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 1,385 1,143 1,114
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Central London 15.96% 17.31% 17.95%
Number of salaries quoted 955 985 969
10th Percentile £41,250 £40,000 £32,700
25th Percentile £52,625 £49,000 £46,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £67,500 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year +3.70% +8.00% -
75th Percentile £88,750 £85,000 £80,000
90th Percentile £103,250 £100,000 £95,000
London median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year - +4.00% +4.17%

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 8 August 2022.

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 8 August 2022. 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
Jobs
City of London +37 207 £70,000 +7.69% 34
Lambeth -7 6 £55,000 +22.22% 1
Southwark - 5 £38,288 -
SC Cleared
London

For the 6 months to 8 August 2022, 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.

1 222 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 155 (69.82%) Social Skills
3 107 (48.20%) Cybersecurity
4 106 (47.75%) Microsoft
5 92 (41.44%) Microsoft Office
6 89 (40.09%) Adobe
7 87 (39.19%) Apple
7 87 (39.19%) Software Licensing
8 84 (37.84%) Process Improvement
9 80 (36.04%) Software Asset Management
9 80 (36.04%) IT Asset Management
9 80 (36.04%) Asset Management
10 58 (26.13%) Python
11 48 (21.62%) AWS
12 39 (17.57%) Finance
13 38 (17.12%) Azure
14 36 (16.22%) Agile
14 36 (16.22%) Ansible
15 30 (13.51%) Scrum
16 29 (13.06%) Cisco
16 29 (13.06%) TCP/IP
17 28 (12.61%) Cyberattack
18 27 (12.16%) Inclusion and Diversity
18 27 (12.16%) Software Engineering
19 26 (11.71%) LAN
20 25 (11.26%) Java
20 25 (11.26%) Threat Intelligence
21 24 (10.81%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
21 24 (10.81%) Windows
21 24 (10.81%) CCNP

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 10 (4.50%) Confluence
2 6 (2.70%) SharePoint
3 5 (2.25%) Apache
4 3 (1.35%) SAS
5 2 (0.90%) CMS
Applications
1 92 (41.44%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (4.50%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (2.25%) Maple
4 1 (0.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.90%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
2 1 (0.45%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.45%) Oracle Manufacturing
2 1 (0.45%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.45%) SAP PSCD
Cloud Services
1 48 (21.62%) AWS
2 38 (17.12%) Azure
3 14 (6.31%) OpenShift
4 13 (5.86%) Amazon ECS
4 13 (5.86%) AWS CloudFormation
5 11 (4.95%) GCP
6 4 (1.80%) SaaS
7 2 (0.90%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (0.90%) Azure DevOps
7 2 (0.90%) Microsoft 365
8 1 (0.45%) BlazeMeter
8 1 (0.45%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 29 (13.06%) TCP/IP
2 26 (11.71%) LAN
3 21 (9.46%) WAN
4 20 (9.01%) VPN
5 18 (8.11%) BGP
5 18 (8.11%) MPLS
5 18 (8.11%) OSPF
6 14 (6.31%) Network Security
7 13 (5.86%) Software-Defined Networking
8 11 (4.95%) Firewall
9 7 (3.15%) Cisco ASA
10 5 (2.25%) Cisco Firepower
10 5 (2.25%) VoIP
10 5 (2.25%) VXLAN
10 5 (2.25%) Wi-Fi
11 3 (1.35%) Cisco ISE
11 3 (1.35%) Ethernet
11 3 (1.35%) SD-WAN
12 2 (0.90%) IPsec
13 1 (0.45%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (4.50%) Hadoop
2 8 (3.60%) Big Data
3 6 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (2.25%) Amazon Redshift
4 5 (2.25%) Apache Hive
4 5 (2.25%) Impala
4 5 (2.25%) MySQL
4 5 (2.25%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (1.80%) SQL Server
6 3 (1.35%) Pentaho
7 1 (0.45%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.45%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.45%) Metadata
7 1 (0.45%) Metadata Repository
7 1 (0.45%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.45%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.45%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.45%) SAP BW
7 1 (0.45%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 16 (7.21%) JIRA
2 2 (0.90%) GitLab
3 1 (0.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (0.45%) Bitbucket
3 1 (0.45%) Cucumber
3 1 (0.45%) eggPlant
3 1 (0.45%) ERwin
3 1 (0.45%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.45%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.45%) JMeter
3 1 (0.45%) LoadRunner
3 1 (0.45%) Postman
3 1 (0.45%) REST Assured
3 1 (0.45%) SoapUI
3 1 (0.45%) The Grinder
3 1 (0.45%) Vagrant
General
1 155 (69.82%) Social Skills
2 39 (17.57%) Finance
3 27 (12.16%) Inclusion and Diversity
4 21 (9.46%) Presentation Skills
5 20 (9.01%) Public Sector
6 15 (6.76%) Analytical Skills
7 14 (6.31%) Police
8 5 (2.25%) Electronics
8 5 (2.25%) Law
8 5 (2.25%) Retail
9 3 (1.35%) Marketing
9 3 (1.35%) Publishing
9 3 (1.35%) Telecoms
10 2 (0.90%) Legal
11 1 (0.45%) Back Office
11 1 (0.45%) Games
11 1 (0.45%) General Ledger
11 1 (0.45%) Influencing Skills
11 1 (0.45%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 89 (40.09%) Consultant
2 24 (10.81%) Network Engineer
3 18 (8.11%) Senior Network Engineer
4 15 (6.76%) Analyst
5 14 (6.31%) Architect
5 14 (6.31%) Cloud Engineer
5 14 (6.31%) Software Engineer
6 12 (5.41%) Business Analyst
7 10 (4.50%) Security Manager
8 9 (4.05%) Cybersecurity Manager
8 9 (4.05%) Security Engineer
8 9 (4.05%) Senior Manager
9 7 (3.15%) Data Business Analyst
9 7 (3.15%) DevOps Engineer
10 5 (2.25%) C++ Software Engineer
10 5 (2.25%) Cisco Engineer
10 5 (2.25%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 5 (2.25%) Development Engineer
10 5 (2.25%) Electronics Engineer
11 4 (1.80%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (5.86%) HTML
2 10 (4.50%) Node.js
3 9 (4.05%) EJB
3 9 (4.05%) Java EE
3 9 (4.05%) JDBC
3 9 (4.05%) JSF
3 9 (4.05%) JSP
3 9 (4.05%) Spring
4 8 (3.60%) JSON
4 8 (3.60%) REST
5 7 (3.15%) .NET
6 6 (2.70%) CSS
6 6 (2.70%) XML
7 5 (2.25%) Apache NiFi
7 5 (2.25%) ODBC
7 5 (2.25%) SOAP
7 5 (2.25%) STL
8 4 (1.80%) AngularJS
8 4 (1.80%) Regular Expression
8 4 (1.80%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 28 (12.61%) Cyberattack
2 19 (8.56%) Cyber Defence
2 19 (8.56%) Data Centre
3 16 (7.21%) Cloud Native
4 14 (6.31%) Cybercrime
5 5 (2.25%) Cyberthreat
6 3 (1.35%) Blockchain
6 3 (1.35%) Embedded Systems
6 3 (1.35%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.35%) Public Cloud
6 3 (1.35%) User Experience
7 2 (0.90%) Hybrid Cloud
7 2 (0.90%) Low-Code
7 2 (0.90%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.45%) e-Learning
8 1 (0.45%) Security Operations Centre
8 1 (0.45%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 24 (10.81%) Windows
2 21 (9.46%) Linux
3 8 (3.60%) Android
4 7 (3.15%) Unix
5 5 (2.25%) Apple iOS
6 3 (1.35%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (48.20%) Cybersecurity
2 87 (39.19%) Software Licensing
3 84 (37.84%) Process Improvement
4 80 (36.04%) Asset Management
4 80 (36.04%) IT Asset Management
4 80 (36.04%) Software Asset Management
5 36 (16.22%) Agile
6 30 (13.51%) Scrum
7 27 (12.16%) Software Engineering
8 25 (11.26%) Threat Intelligence
9 24 (10.81%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
10 18 (8.11%) DevOps
10 18 (8.11%) Network Virtualisation
11 17 (7.66%) Continuous Integration
12 16 (7.21%) Problem-Solving
13 15 (6.76%) Analytics
13 15 (6.76%) Configuration Management
13 15 (6.76%) Infrastructure as Code
14 14 (6.31%) Data Modelling
14 14 (6.31%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 58 (26.13%) Python
2 25 (11.26%) Java
3 21 (9.46%) Bash
4 16 (7.21%) Go
5 12 (5.41%) C++
6 11 (4.95%) SQL
7 9 (4.05%) C#
7 9 (4.05%) JavaScript
8 5 (2.25%) C
8 5 (2.25%) HiveQL
8 5 (2.25%) MATLAB
8 5 (2.25%) PL/SQL
8 5 (2.25%) R
8 5 (2.25%) Ruby
9 1 (0.45%) ABAP
9 1 (0.45%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.45%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 222 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 24 (10.81%) CCNP
2 24 (10.81%) Cisco Certification
3 23 (10.36%) DV Cleared
4 19 (8.56%) Degree
5 18 (8.11%) CCIE
6 14 (6.31%) AWS Certification
7 5 (2.25%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.90%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (0.90%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.45%) CCA
9 1 (0.45%) CISM
9 1 (0.45%) CISSP
9 1 (0.45%) DBS Check
9 1 (0.45%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
9 1 (0.45%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.25%) QA
2 4 (1.80%) GDPR
2 4 (1.80%) SLA
3 2 (0.90%) Accessibility
3 2 (0.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.45%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (0.45%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
4 1 (0.45%) NIST
System Software
1 23 (10.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (9.46%) VMware NSX
3 10 (4.50%) Docker
4 5 (2.25%) HDFS
5 4 (1.80%) Active Directory
6 2 (0.90%) Firmware
6 2 (0.90%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.90%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 36 (16.22%) Ansible
2 18 (8.11%) Terraform
3 15 (6.76%) Kubernetes
4 13 (5.86%) Opscode Chef
4 13 (5.86%) Puppet
5 4 (1.80%) Single Sign-On
6 3 (1.35%) FortiGate
7 2 (0.90%) SCCM
7 2 (0.90%) WSUS
8 1 (0.45%) Active Directory Federation Services
8 1 (0.45%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.45%) Opsgenie
8 1 (0.45%) Packer
Vendors
1 106 (47.75%) Microsoft
2 89 (40.09%) Adobe
3 87 (39.19%) Apple
4 29 (13.06%) Cisco
5 24 (10.81%) VMware
6 23 (10.36%) CheckPoint
6 23 (10.36%) Fortinet
7 20 (9.01%) Palo Alto
8 18 (8.11%) Citrix
8 18 (8.11%) F5
9 13 (5.86%) Oracle
10 4 (1.80%) ServiceNow
10 4 (1.80%) SolarWinds
11 3 (1.35%) CA
11 3 (1.35%) Informatica
11 3 (1.35%) Talend
12 2 (0.90%) Pega
12 2 (0.90%) Salesforce.com
12 2 (0.90%) Sparx
13 1 (0.45%) Atlassian