Period
to 31 March 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 31 March 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
31 Mar 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 231 252 292
Rank change year-on-year +21 +40 +1
Permanent jobs citing SC Cleared 57 87 56
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 0.65% 0.85% 0.52%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.49% 4.08% 2.27%
Number of salaries quoted 41 51 65
Median annual salary £50,000 £65,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -23.08% +44.44% -5.26%
10th Percentile £29,590 £45,000 £33,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £115,000 £69,500
Central London median annual salary £52,235 £55,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.03% +22.22% -5.26%

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 1,635 2,134 2,467
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 18.68% 20.75% 22.92%
Number of salaries quoted 1,428 1,820 2,207
Median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £31,250 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £95,000 £95,000
Central London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +4.55%

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 31 March 2020.

Salary histogram for SC Cleared in the City of London

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 57 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 17 (29.82%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (28.07%) Cybersecurity
4 15 (26.32%) Information Security
4 15 (26.32%) Oracle
5 12 (21.05%) HP
5 12 (21.05%) Windows
5 12 (21.05%) Microsoft
6 11 (19.30%) Stakeholder Management
7 10 (17.54%) Java
8 8 (14.04%) Dell
8 8 (14.04%) Microsoft Certification
8 8 (14.04%) MCP
8 8 (14.04%) Windows XP
8 8 (14.04%) MCSE
8 8 (14.04%) MCSA
8 8 (14.04%) Finance
8 8 (14.04%) CMDB
8 8 (14.04%) CTC Cleared
8 8 (14.04%) Windows 7
8 8 (14.04%) Windows 10
8 8 (14.04%) Public Sector
9 7 (12.28%) Project Delivery
9 7 (12.28%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
9 7 (12.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 7 (12.28%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (12.28%) QA
9 7 (12.28%) Spring
9 7 (12.28%) Legal
9 7 (12.28%) Scrum

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 6 (10.53%) SharePoint
2 4 (7.02%) Confluence
3 1 (1.75%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.75%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (1.75%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.51%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (3.51%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.75%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.75%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.02%) BlazeMeter
2 3 (5.26%) SaaS
3 1 (1.75%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (1.75%) IaaS
3 1 (1.75%) Oracle Service Cloud
3 1 (1.75%) PaaS
3 1 (1.75%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.53%) Firewall
2 3 (5.26%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (1.75%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.77%) Big Data
1 5 (8.77%) Oracle Database
1 5 (8.77%) Oracle ODI
1 5 (8.77%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.02%) Oracle Database 10g
2 4 (7.02%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 4 (7.02%) Cucumber
1 4 (7.02%) eggPlant
1 4 (7.02%) JIRA
1 4 (7.02%) JMeter
1 4 (7.02%) LoadRunner
1 4 (7.02%) Postman
1 4 (7.02%) REST Assured
1 4 (7.02%) SoapUI
1 4 (7.02%) The Grinder
2 1 (1.75%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.75%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.75%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 8 (14.04%) Finance
1 8 (14.04%) Public Sector
2 7 (12.28%) Legal
3 5 (8.77%) Law
4 3 (5.26%) Marketing
5 1 (1.75%) Advertising
5 1 (1.75%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.75%) Police
Job Titles
1 13 (22.81%) Consultant
2 9 (15.79%) Developer
3 5 (8.77%) Analyst
3 5 (8.77%) Data Consultant
3 5 (8.77%) Data Engineer
3 5 (8.77%) Deskside Support
3 5 (8.77%) Desktop Support
3 5 (8.77%) Java Developer
3 5 (8.77%) Support Engineer
4 4 (7.02%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 4 (7.02%) 2nd Line Support
4 4 (7.02%) Deskside Engineer
4 4 (7.02%) Deskside Support Engineer
4 4 (7.02%) Test Automation Engineer
4 4 (7.02%) Test Engineer
5 3 (5.26%) Business Analyst
5 3 (5.26%) Oracle Developer
5 3 (5.26%) Services Director
6 2 (3.51%) Junior
6 2 (3.51%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (12.28%) Spring
2 4 (7.02%) Gherkin
2 4 (7.02%) Middleware
3 2 (3.51%) .NET
4 1 (1.75%) AngularJS
4 1 (1.75%) CSS
4 1 (1.75%) CSS3
4 1 (1.75%) HTML
4 1 (1.75%) HTML5
4 1 (1.75%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (1.75%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.04%) CMDB
2 3 (5.26%) Cyber Kill Chain
2 3 (5.26%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.51%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.75%) Cybercrime
4 1 (1.75%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 12 (21.05%) Windows
2 8 (14.04%) Windows 10
2 8 (14.04%) Windows 7
2 8 (14.04%) Windows XP
3 4 (7.02%) Linux
4 3 (5.26%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (29.82%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (28.07%) Cybersecurity
3 15 (26.32%) Information Security
4 11 (19.30%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (12.28%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (12.28%) Project Delivery
5 7 (12.28%) Scrum
5 7 (12.28%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
6 6 (10.53%) DevOps
6 6 (10.53%) ETL
6 6 (10.53%) Process Improvement
6 6 (10.53%) Test Management
7 5 (8.77%) Data Integration
8 4 (7.02%) BDD
8 4 (7.02%) Configuration Management
8 4 (7.02%) Information Assurance
8 4 (7.02%) Risk Management
8 4 (7.02%) Test Automation
8 4 (7.02%) Test Scripting
8 4 (7.02%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (17.54%) Java
2 7 (12.28%) JavaScript
3 6 (10.53%) Python
4 5 (8.77%) C#
5 4 (7.02%) C
5 4 (7.02%) SQL
5 4 (7.02%) VBScript
6 3 (5.26%) Java 8
6 3 (5.26%) PL/SQL
6 3 (5.26%) VB
7 1 (1.75%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.75%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 57 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (14.04%) CTC Cleared
2 8 (14.04%) MCP
2 8 (14.04%) MCSA
2 8 (14.04%) MCSE
2 8 (14.04%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (8.77%) Degree
4 4 (7.02%) DV Cleared
5 3 (5.26%) CCNP
5 3 (5.26%) CESG Certified Professional
5 3 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (5.26%) CISM
5 3 (5.26%) CISSP
5 3 (5.26%) SANS
6 2 (3.51%) ISTQB
6 2 (3.51%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 2 (3.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (12.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 7 (12.28%) QA
2 5 (8.77%) GDPR
2 5 (8.77%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.75%) PMO
3 1 (1.75%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (8.77%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.75%) Docker
2 1 (1.75%) Snort
Systems Management
1 4 (7.02%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (5.26%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 1 (1.75%) Ansible
3 1 (1.75%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 15 (26.32%) Oracle
2 12 (21.05%) HP
2 12 (21.05%) Microsoft
3 8 (14.04%) Dell
4 5 (8.77%) Ab Initio
4 5 (8.77%) Informatica
5 1 (1.75%) Cisco
5 1 (1.75%) Citrix
5 1 (1.75%) FireEye
5 1 (1.75%) WSO2