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 3 months to 29 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Check (SC) Clearance
London > City of London
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 208 243 258
Rank change year-on-year +35 +15  
Permanent jobs citing SC Cleared 27 24 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.53% 0.38% 0.65%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.16% 1.63% 2.67%
Number of salaries quoted 14 21 61
City of London median annual salary £39,250 £51,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -23.78% +3.00%  
10th Percentile £18,300 £32,500 £35,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £85,000 £77,500
London median annual salary £56,250 £60,250 £57,500
% change year-on-year -6.63% +4.78%  

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London.

Academic & Professional Certification
City of London
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 1249 1469 2509
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 24.36% 23.13% 24.27%
Number of salaries quoted 2217 2800 4276
City of London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
10th Percentile £30,000 £32,500 £29,750
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £82,500
London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76%  

SC Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing SC Cleared as a percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT 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

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SC Cleared in the City of London over the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Salary histogram for SC Cleared in the City of London

For the 6 months to 29 June 2017, IT jobs citing SC Cleared also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for SC Cleared.

1 47 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 18 (38.30%) Linux
3 16 (34.04%) Java
4 13 (27.66%) Windows
5 11 (23.40%) Python
6 10 (21.28%) Degree
6 10 (21.28%) DV Cleared
7 9 (19.15%) Bash Shell
7 9 (19.15%) Network Security
7 9 (19.15%) Firewall
7 9 (19.15%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (17.02%) SQL
8 8 (17.02%) ITIL
8 8 (17.02%) Unix
8 8 (17.02%) CISSP
8 8 (17.02%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (17.02%) Jenkins
9 7 (14.89%) DevOps
9 7 (14.89%) SANS
9 7 (14.89%) Security Operations
9 7 (14.89%) Open Source
9 7 (14.89%) SIEM
9 7 (14.89%) Vulnerability Management
9 7 (14.89%) VPN
9 7 (14.89%) Wireless
9 7 (14.89%) GIAC
9 7 (14.89%) Information Security
10 6 (12.77%) J2EE
10 6 (12.77%) Project Management
10 6 (12.77%) Big Data

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 5 (10.64%) JBoss
1 5 (10.64%) Tomcat
1 5 (10.64%) WebLogic
2 4 (8.51%) Apache Spark
3 2 (4.26%) Apache
4 1 (2.13%) Apache ServiceMix
4 1 (2.13%) Confluence
4 1 (2.13%) OpenStack
4 1 (2.13%) SAS
4 1 (2.13%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.13%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (4.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (2.13%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Remedy AR System
1 1 (2.13%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.38%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (6.38%) G Suite
2 2 (4.26%) Office 365
3 1 (2.13%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.13%) OpenShift
3 1 (2.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (19.15%) Firewall
1 9 (19.15%) Network Security
2 7 (14.89%) VPN
2 7 (14.89%) Wireless
3 5 (10.64%) Cisco ASA
3 5 (10.64%) Cisco Wireless
3 5 (10.64%) HTTP
3 5 (10.64%) HTTPS
3 5 (10.64%) IPsec
3 5 (10.64%) TCP/IP
4 2 (4.26%) SSL
4 2 (4.26%) Wireless Security
4 2 (4.26%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.77%) Big Data
2 5 (10.64%) Hadoop
3 3 (6.38%) MySQL
4 2 (4.26%) SQL Server
5 1 (2.13%) Data Mining
5 1 (2.13%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.13%) SAS EBI
Development Applications
1 8 (17.02%) Jenkins
2 5 (10.64%) Selenium
3 4 (8.51%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 4 (8.51%) Git (software)
4 3 (6.38%) JIRA
5 2 (4.26%) Burp Suite
5 2 (4.26%) Cucumber
5 2 (4.26%) Metasploit
6 1 (2.13%) Capybara
6 1 (2.13%) DbUnit
6 1 (2.13%) JMeter
6 1 (2.13%) jMock
6 1 (2.13%) JUnit
6 1 (2.13%) Maven
6 1 (2.13%) Mockito
6 1 (2.13%) SonarQube
6 1 (2.13%) Subversion
General
1 2 (4.26%) Back Office
1 2 (4.26%) Military
1 2 (4.26%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.13%) Finance
2 1 (2.13%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (17.02%) Support Engineer
2 6 (12.77%) Tester
3 5 (10.64%) Field Engineer
3 5 (10.64%) IT Engineer
3 5 (10.64%) Penetration Tester
4 4 (8.51%) Analyst
4 4 (8.51%) Applications Engineer
4 4 (8.51%) Applications Support
4 4 (8.51%) Applications Support Engineer
4 4 (8.51%) Field Support Engineer
4 4 (8.51%) IT Support
4 4 (8.51%) IT Support Engineer
5 3 (6.38%) Developer
5 3 (6.38%) Linux Engineer
5 3 (6.38%) Security Engineer
5 3 (6.38%) Support Analyst
5 3 (6.38%) Test Automation Engineer
5 3 (6.38%) Test Engineer
6 2 (4.26%) Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (4.26%) Risk Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (12.77%) J2EE
2 2 (4.26%) .NET
2 2 (4.26%) Web Services
3 1 (2.13%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.13%) Elastic Stack
3 1 (2.13%) Express
3 1 (2.13%) jBPM
3 1 (2.13%) Node.js
3 1 (2.13%) PowerMock
3 1 (2.13%) REST
3 1 (2.13%) RESTful
3 1 (2.13%) SOAP
3 1 (2.13%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.64%) Linux Command Line
1 5 (10.64%) PKI
2 4 (8.51%) Management Information System
3 3 (6.38%) Blackberry
3 3 (6.38%) CESG
3 3 (6.38%) iPhone
4 2 (4.26%) Clustering
4 2 (4.26%) Computer Science
4 2 (4.26%) Driving Licence
4 2 (4.26%) Security Operations Centre
4 2 (4.26%) Smartphone
5 1 (2.13%) Algorithms
5 1 (2.13%) Blog
5 1 (2.13%) CESG CLAS
5 1 (2.13%) CMDB
5 1 (2.13%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 18 (38.30%) Linux
2 13 (27.66%) Windows
3 8 (17.02%) Unix
4 5 (10.64%) Android
4 5 (10.64%) CentOS
4 5 (10.64%) Debian
4 5 (10.64%) Kali Linux
4 5 (10.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (10.64%) Ubuntu
5 2 (4.26%) Apple iOS
5 2 (4.26%) Windows 10
5 2 (4.26%) Windows 7
5 2 (4.26%) Windows 8
6 1 (2.13%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (19.15%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (17.02%) Continuous Integration
2 8 (17.02%) ITIL
3 7 (14.89%) DevOps
3 7 (14.89%) Information Security
3 7 (14.89%) Open Source
3 7 (14.89%) Security Operations
3 7 (14.89%) SIEM
3 7 (14.89%) Vulnerability Management
4 6 (12.77%) Performance Testing
4 6 (12.77%) Project Management
4 6 (12.77%) Test Automation
5 5 (10.64%) Cryptography
5 5 (10.64%) Multi-Factor Authentication
5 5 (10.64%) Penetration Testing
5 5 (10.64%) Service Delivery
5 5 (10.64%) Service Management
5 5 (10.64%) Two-Factor Authentication
6 4 (8.51%) Cybersecurity
6 4 (8.51%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 16 (34.04%) Java
2 11 (23.40%) Python
3 9 (19.15%) Bash Shell
4 8 (17.02%) SQL
5 6 (12.77%) Ruby
6 5 (10.64%) C-shell
6 5 (10.64%) Korn
6 5 (10.64%) Shell Script
7 1 (2.13%) C
7 1 (2.13%) C#
7 1 (2.13%) C++
7 1 (2.13%) JavaScript
7 1 (2.13%) MATLAB
7 1 (2.13%) R
Qualifications
1 47 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 10 (21.28%) Degree
2 10 (21.28%) DV Cleared
3 8 (17.02%) CISSP
4 7 (14.89%) GIAC
4 7 (14.89%) SANS
5 6 (12.77%) CREST Certified
5 6 (12.77%) CTC Cleared
6 5 (10.64%) CEH
6 5 (10.64%) Linux+ Certification
6 5 (10.64%) LPIC
6 5 (10.64%) RHCA
6 5 (10.64%) RHCE
6 5 (10.64%) RHCSA
7 4 (8.51%) CHECK Team Leader
8 3 (6.38%) BPSS Clearance
8 3 (6.38%) CHECK Team Member
8 3 (6.38%) CISA
8 3 (6.38%) CISM
8 3 (6.38%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (10.64%) PCI DSS
2 3 (6.38%) SLA
3 2 (4.26%) QA
4 1 (2.13%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 1 (2.13%) ISO 22301
4 1 (2.13%) JSP 440
System Software
1 5 (10.64%) pfSense
2 2 (4.26%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.13%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (10.64%) FortiGate
2 4 (8.51%) SCCM
3 2 (4.26%) Ansible
3 2 (4.26%) Nessus
4 1 (2.13%) Kubernetes
4 1 (2.13%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (2.13%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (10.64%) Aruba
1 5 (10.64%) CheckPoint
1 5 (10.64%) Cisco
1 5 (10.64%) Extreme Networks
1 5 (10.64%) F5
1 5 (10.64%) Fortinet
1 5 (10.64%) Juniper
1 5 (10.64%) Microsoft
1 5 (10.64%) Palo Alto
1 5 (10.64%) Red Hat
1 5 (10.64%) SonicWALL
1 5 (10.64%) WatchGuard
2 3 (6.38%) Apple
2 3 (6.38%) Google
3 2 (4.26%) Xerox
4 1 (2.13%) Atlassian
4 1 (2.13%) BMC
4 1 (2.13%) MicroStrategy
4 1 (2.13%) Remedy
4 1 (2.13%) VMware