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The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for SC Cleared qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 21 May 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Check (SC) Clearance
Central London > City of London
6 months to
21 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 129 165 207
Rank change year-on-year +36 +42 +48
Permanent jobs citing SC Cleared 168 68 61
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 2.27% 1.35% 0.86%
As % of the Qualifications category 13.90% 7.63% 4.55%
Number of salaries quoted 64 62 46
10th Percentile £52,500 £47,596 £25,500
25th Percentile £56,250 £53,750 £29,590
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £67,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +3.70% +35.00% -9.09%
75th Percentile £92,625 £77,500 £61,250
90th Percentile £101,250 £87,500 £76,875
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £67,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +3.70% +35.00% -9.09%

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 the City of London with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
City of London
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 1,209 891 1,341
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 16.36% 17.66% 18.91%
Number of salaries quoted 814 770 1,182
10th Percentile £41,250 £42,500 £32,775
25th Percentile £55,000 £52,500 £46,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £70,000 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year - +12.00% -
75th Percentile £92,500 £83,750 £82,500
90th Percentile £106,250 £93,750 £95,000
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year - +12.00% +4.17%

SC Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for SC Cleared in the City of London

SC Cleared
Salary Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing SC Cleared in the City of London.

Salary trend for SC Cleared in the City of London

SC Cleared
Salary Histogram in the City of London

Salary distribution for jobs citing SC Cleared in the City of London over the 6 months to 21 May 2022.

Salary histogram for SC Cleared in the City of London

For the 6 months to 21 May 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 City of London region with a requirement for SC Cleared.

1 168 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 103 (61.31%) Social Skills
3 91 (54.17%) Cybersecurity
4 90 (53.57%) Microsoft
5 75 (44.64%) Adobe
5 75 (44.64%) Apple
5 75 (44.64%) Software Licensing
6 66 (39.29%) Microsoft Office
7 52 (30.95%) Process Improvement
8 50 (29.76%) Asset Management
8 50 (29.76%) Software Asset Management
8 50 (29.76%) IT Asset Management
9 32 (19.05%) Python
9 32 (19.05%) Azure
10 24 (14.29%) AWS
10 24 (14.29%) Agile
11 22 (13.10%) Scrum
11 22 (13.10%) Ansible
12 20 (11.90%) Cisco
13 19 (11.31%) LAN
13 19 (11.31%) Data Centre
14 18 (10.71%) Cisco Certification
14 18 (10.71%) Finance
14 18 (10.71%) DV Cleared
15 17 (10.12%) CCNP
15 17 (10.12%) Windows
16 15 (8.93%) CheckPoint
17 14 (8.33%) WAN
17 14 (8.33%) TCP/IP
17 14 (8.33%) SLA

SC Cleared
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of 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 4 (2.38%) Confluence
1 4 (2.38%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.79%) SAS
Applications
1 66 (39.29%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (4.76%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (2.38%) Maple
4 1 (0.60%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.79%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (0.60%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.60%) Oracle Manufacturing
2 1 (0.60%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.60%) SAP PSCD
Cloud Services
1 32 (19.05%) Azure
2 24 (14.29%) AWS
3 8 (4.76%) Azure Active Directory
4 7 (4.17%) OpenShift
5 6 (3.57%) Amazon ECS
5 6 (3.57%) AWS CloudFormation
5 6 (3.57%) GCP
6 5 (2.98%) Microsoft 365
7 1 (0.60%) Azure Sentinel
7 1 (0.60%) GitHub
7 1 (0.60%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (11.31%) LAN
2 14 (8.33%) TCP/IP
2 14 (8.33%) WAN
3 12 (7.14%) Firewall
4 9 (5.36%) BGP
4 9 (5.36%) MPLS
4 9 (5.36%) OSPF
4 9 (5.36%) VPN
5 8 (4.76%) Network Security
6 6 (3.57%) Cisco ASA
6 6 (3.57%) Software-Defined Networking
6 6 (3.57%) Wi-Fi
7 5 (2.98%) VXLAN
8 4 (2.38%) Broadband
8 4 (2.38%) Cisco Firepower
8 4 (2.38%) Cisco ISE
8 4 (2.38%) Ethernet
8 4 (2.38%) Mobile Broadband
8 4 (2.38%) SD-WAN
9 1 (0.60%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (6.55%) Big Data
2 7 (4.17%) Hadoop
3 6 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (1.79%) Amazon Redshift
4 3 (1.79%) Apache Hive
4 3 (1.79%) Cognos Framework Manager
4 3 (1.79%) Impala
4 3 (1.79%) MySQL
4 3 (1.79%) Pentaho
4 3 (1.79%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (1.19%) Oracle BI EE
5 2 (1.19%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 2 (1.19%) Oracle ODI
6 1 (0.60%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.60%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.60%) SAP BW
6 1 (0.60%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 5 (2.98%) JIRA
2 4 (2.38%) Jenkins
3 3 (1.79%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.19%) GitLab
4 2 (1.19%) Maven
5 1 (0.60%) Vagrant
General
1 103 (61.31%) Social Skills
2 18 (10.71%) Finance
3 14 (8.33%) Inclusion and Diversity
3 14 (8.33%) Public Sector
4 11 (6.55%) Presentation Skills
5 8 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (4.76%) Law
5 8 (4.76%) Police
6 4 (2.38%) Fire and Rescue
6 4 (2.38%) Manufacturing
6 4 (2.38%) Retail
7 3 (1.79%) Games
7 3 (1.79%) Influencing Skills
7 3 (1.79%) Publishing
8 2 (1.19%) Legal
9 1 (0.60%) Back Office
9 1 (0.60%) Documentation Skills
9 1 (0.60%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.60%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 61 (36.31%) Consultant
2 22 (13.10%) Analyst
3 15 (8.93%) Network Engineer
4 11 (6.55%) Architect
5 9 (5.36%) Senior Network Engineer
6 7 (4.17%) Business Analyst
6 7 (4.17%) Cloud Engineer
6 7 (4.17%) Cybersecurity Manager
6 7 (4.17%) Security Manager
6 7 (4.17%) Senior Manager
7 6 (3.57%) Cisco Engineer
7 6 (3.57%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 6 (3.57%) DevOps Engineer
7 6 (3.57%) Scrum Master
8 5 (2.98%) Data Business Analyst
8 5 (2.98%) Service Analyst
8 5 (2.98%) Service Desk Analyst
9 4 (2.38%) Developer
9 4 (2.38%) IT Support
9 4 (2.38%) Network Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.57%) .NET
1 6 (3.57%) HTML
2 4 (2.38%) EJB
2 4 (2.38%) Java EE
2 4 (2.38%) JDBC
2 4 (2.38%) JSF
2 4 (2.38%) JSON
2 4 (2.38%) JSP
2 4 (2.38%) ODBC
2 4 (2.38%) SOAP
2 4 (2.38%) Spring
2 4 (2.38%) XML
3 2 (1.19%) .NET Framework
3 2 (1.19%) Apache Flex
3 2 (1.19%) ASP.NET
3 2 (1.19%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (1.19%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 2 (1.19%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (0.60%) Node.js
4 1 (0.60%) React
Miscellaneous
1 19 (11.31%) Data Centre
2 10 (5.95%) Cyberattack
3 7 (4.17%) Cloud Native
4 6 (3.57%) Cyber Defence
5 5 (2.98%) Management Information System
6 4 (2.38%) Cybercrime
6 4 (2.38%) Public Cloud
6 4 (2.38%) Self-Motivation
7 3 (1.79%) Embedded Systems
8 2 (1.19%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (1.19%) NHS
8 2 (1.19%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.60%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.60%) Security Operations Centre
9 1 (0.60%) User Experience
9 1 (0.60%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 17 (10.12%) Windows
2 10 (5.95%) Linux
3 7 (4.17%) Android
4 4 (2.38%) Apple iOS
5 3 (1.79%) Unix
6 2 (1.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.60%) CentOS
7 1 (0.60%) Debian
7 1 (0.60%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.60%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.60%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.60%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (54.17%) Cybersecurity
2 75 (44.64%) Software Licensing
3 52 (30.95%) Process Improvement
4 50 (29.76%) Asset Management
4 50 (29.76%) IT Asset Management
4 50 (29.76%) Software Asset Management
5 24 (14.29%) Agile
6 22 (13.10%) Scrum
7 14 (8.33%) Analytics
8 13 (7.74%) Data Modelling
9 12 (7.14%) ITIL
9 12 (7.14%) Software Engineering
9 12 (7.14%) Threat Intelligence
10 10 (5.95%) Business Intelligence
10 10 (5.95%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
10 10 (5.95%) Project Delivery
10 10 (5.95%) Service Delivery
11 9 (5.36%) ETL
11 9 (5.36%) ITSM
11 9 (5.36%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (19.05%) Python
2 12 (7.14%) Java
3 10 (5.95%) SQL
4 7 (4.17%) C#
4 7 (4.17%) Go
5 6 (3.57%) Bash
5 6 (3.57%) C++
6 4 (2.38%) MATLAB
6 4 (2.38%) R
7 3 (1.79%) HiveQL
7 3 (1.79%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.60%) ABAP
8 1 (0.60%) C
8 1 (0.60%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.60%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 168 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 18 (10.71%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (10.71%) DV Cleared
3 17 (10.12%) CCNP
4 11 (6.55%) Degree
5 9 (5.36%) CCIE
6 8 (4.76%) AWS Certification
7 4 (2.38%) CISSP
8 3 (1.79%) CISM
8 3 (1.79%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (1.79%) SANS
9 2 (1.19%) BPSS Clearance
10 1 (0.60%) (ISC)2 CCSP
10 1 (0.60%) CCA
10 1 (0.60%) CompTIA Security+
10 1 (0.60%) DBS Check
10 1 (0.60%) GIAC
10 1 (0.60%) OSCP
10 1 (0.60%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (8.33%) SLA
2 4 (2.38%) QA
3 2 (1.19%) GDPR
4 1 (0.60%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (0.60%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
4 1 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.60%) NIST
System Software
1 13 (7.74%) VMware Infrastructure
1 13 (7.74%) VMware NSX
2 9 (5.36%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.79%) HDFS
4 2 (1.19%) Docker
Systems Management
1 22 (13.10%) Ansible
2 13 (7.74%) Terraform
3 8 (4.76%) Kubernetes
4 6 (3.57%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (3.57%) Puppet
5 4 (2.38%) FortiGate
6 1 (0.60%) Packer
Vendors
1 90 (53.57%) Microsoft
2 75 (44.64%) Adobe
2 75 (44.64%) Apple
3 20 (11.90%) Cisco
4 15 (8.93%) CheckPoint
5 13 (7.74%) Fortinet
5 13 (7.74%) Oracle
5 13 (7.74%) VMware
6 9 (5.36%) Citrix
6 9 (5.36%) F5
6 9 (5.36%) Palo Alto
7 8 (4.76%) Snow
8 5 (2.98%) SolarWinds
9 4 (2.38%) CA
9 4 (2.38%) SAP
10 3 (1.79%) Cognos
10 3 (1.79%) Informatica
10 3 (1.79%) Talend
10 3 (1.79%) Workday
11 2 (1.19%) Google