Period
to 3 August 2020

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 3 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Check (SC) Clearance
Central London > City of London
6 months to
3 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 176 282 314
Rank change year-on-year +106 +32 -12
Permanent jobs citing SC Cleared 50 47 36
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 0.96% 0.46% 0.33%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.11% 2.42% 1.44%
Number of salaries quoted 30 38 33
Median annual salary £50,000 £76,250 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -34.43% +52.50% +12.36%
10th Percentile £25,500 £46,050 £36,550
90th Percentile £63,975 £124,000 £65,000
Central London median annual salary £50,435 £57,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -12.29% +15.00% +12.36%

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 978 1,946 2,499
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 18.80% 18.93% 22.59%
Number of salaries quoted 855 1,683 2,180
Median annual salary £63,500 £62,500 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.60% - +13.64%
10th Percentile £35,000 £30,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £97,500 £92,500
Central London median annual salary £62,500 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year - +4.17% +9.09%

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 3 August 2020.

Salary histogram for SC Cleared in the City of London

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 City of London region with a requirement for SC Cleared.

1 50 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 24 (48.00%) Microsoft
3 22 (44.00%) Windows
3 22 (44.00%) HP
4 18 (36.00%) Dell
4 18 (36.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 18 (36.00%) MCSE
4 18 (36.00%) MCSA
4 18 (36.00%) Windows XP
4 18 (36.00%) MCP
4 18 (36.00%) Windows 7
4 18 (36.00%) CTC Cleared
4 18 (36.00%) CMDB
4 18 (36.00%) Windows 10
5 15 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (22.00%) Java
7 9 (18.00%) Spring
7 9 (18.00%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (18.00%) Cybersecurity
8 8 (16.00%) JavaScript
8 8 (16.00%) Configuration Management
9 7 (14.00%) Public Sector
9 7 (14.00%) Project Delivery
10 6 (12.00%) DevOps
10 6 (12.00%) Information Security
10 6 (12.00%) Finance
10 6 (12.00%) Python
10 6 (12.00%) Oracle
11 5 (10.00%) Open Source
11 5 (10.00%) TDD

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 (10.00%) SharePoint
2 4 (8.00%) Confluence
3 1 (2.00%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (2.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.00%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.00%) BlazeMeter
2 3 (6.00%) Azure
2 3 (6.00%) Office 365
3 1 (2.00%) Dynamics 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.00%) Oracle Database
1 4 (8.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 4 (8.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 4 (8.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (8.00%) Cucumber
1 4 (8.00%) eggPlant
1 4 (8.00%) JIRA
1 4 (8.00%) JMeter
1 4 (8.00%) LoadRunner
1 4 (8.00%) Postman
1 4 (8.00%) REST Assured
1 4 (8.00%) SoapUI
1 4 (8.00%) The Grinder
2 1 (2.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.00%) JUnit
2 1 (2.00%) Mockito
2 1 (2.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.00%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 7 (14.00%) Public Sector
2 6 (12.00%) Finance
3 2 (4.00%) Law
3 2 (4.00%) Legal
4 1 (2.00%) Advertising
4 1 (2.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (18.00%) Support Engineer
2 8 (16.00%) Deskside Engineer
2 8 (16.00%) Deskside Support
2 8 (16.00%) Deskside Support Engineer
2 8 (16.00%) Desktop Support
2 8 (16.00%) Developer
3 7 (14.00%) Java Developer
4 6 (12.00%) IT Support
5 4 (8.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
5 4 (8.00%) 2nd Line Support
5 4 (8.00%) Consultant
5 4 (8.00%) Project Officer
5 4 (8.00%) Project Support Officer
5 4 (8.00%) Support Officer
5 4 (8.00%) Test Automation Engineer
5 4 (8.00%) Test Engineer
6 3 (6.00%) Architect
6 3 (6.00%) Junior
6 3 (6.00%) Security Architect
6 3 (6.00%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (18.00%) Spring
2 4 (8.00%) Gherkin
2 4 (8.00%) Middleware
3 2 (4.00%) .NET
4 1 (2.00%) AngularJS
4 1 (2.00%) Apache Camel
4 1 (2.00%) CSS
4 1 (2.00%) CSS3
4 1 (2.00%) HTML
4 1 (2.00%) HTML5
4 1 (2.00%) JAX-RS
4 1 (2.00%) JMS
4 1 (2.00%) Node.js
4 1 (2.00%) React
4 1 (2.00%) REST
4 1 (2.00%) RESTful
4 1 (2.00%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (2.00%) Spring Integration
4 1 (2.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 18 (36.00%) CMDB
2 3 (6.00%) User Experience
2 3 (6.00%) Virtual Team
3 2 (4.00%) Cybercrime
4 1 (2.00%) Cyberattack
4 1 (2.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.00%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 22 (44.00%) Windows
2 18 (36.00%) Windows 10
2 18 (36.00%) Windows 7
2 18 (36.00%) Windows XP
3 2 (4.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (18.00%) Continuous Integration
2 9 (18.00%) Cybersecurity
3 8 (16.00%) Configuration Management
4 7 (14.00%) Project Delivery
5 6 (12.00%) DevOps
5 6 (12.00%) Information Security
6 5 (10.00%) Open Source
6 5 (10.00%) Pair Programming
6 5 (10.00%) Programme Management
6 5 (10.00%) Risk Management
6 5 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (10.00%) TDD
6 5 (10.00%) Test Automation
7 4 (8.00%) BDD
7 4 (8.00%) Non-Functional Testing
7 4 (8.00%) Scrum
7 4 (8.00%) Test Management
7 4 (8.00%) Test Scripting
7 4 (8.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (22.00%) Java
2 8 (16.00%) JavaScript
3 6 (12.00%) Python
4 5 (10.00%) C#
4 5 (10.00%) Java 8
5 4 (8.00%) C
5 4 (8.00%) VBScript
6 3 (6.00%) VB
7 1 (2.00%) Bash Shell
7 1 (2.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 50 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 18 (36.00%) CTC Cleared
2 18 (36.00%) MCP
2 18 (36.00%) MCSA
2 18 (36.00%) MCSE
2 18 (36.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (4.00%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.00%) PMO
2 3 (6.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (4.00%) GDPR
3 2 (4.00%) PCI DSS
3 2 (4.00%) QA
4 1 (2.00%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 1 (2.00%) NIST
System Software
1 1 (2.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (8.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.00%) Ansible
2 1 (2.00%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 24 (48.00%) Microsoft
2 22 (44.00%) HP
3 18 (36.00%) Dell
4 6 (12.00%) Oracle
5 1 (2.00%) WSO2