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 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Check (SC) Clearance
London / City of London
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 200 235 207
Rank change year-on-year +35 -28  
Permanent jobs citing SC Cleared 19 35 117
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.38% 0.49% 1.12%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.51% 1.97% 4.35%
Number of salaries quoted 15 34 106
Median salary £52,500 £58,408 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.11% +11.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £42,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £82,500 £69,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - -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 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 1260 1774 2687
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 24.92% 25.00% 25.81%
Number of salaries quoted 1152 1584 2256
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +10.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £34,001 £36,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

SC Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing SC Cleared as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

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 27 March 2017.

Salary histogram for SC Cleared in the City of London

SC Cleared
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 35 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 10 (28.57%) Java
2 10 (28.57%) Linux
3 9 (25.71%) ITIL
3 9 (25.71%) Unix
3 9 (25.71%) Degree
3 9 (25.71%) CHECK Team Leader
4 8 (22.86%) CREST Certified
4 8 (22.86%) Penetration Testing
4 8 (22.86%) Information Security
4 8 (22.86%) Windows
4 8 (22.86%) SQL
5 7 (20.00%) CISSP
5 7 (20.00%) Firewall
5 7 (20.00%) DV Cleared
5 7 (20.00%) CHECK Team Member
6 6 (17.14%) Cybersecurity
6 6 (17.14%) Network Security
6 6 (17.14%) Shell Script
6 6 (17.14%) J2EE
6 6 (17.14%) WebLogic
6 6 (17.14%) JBoss
6 6 (17.14%) Tomcat
7 5 (14.29%) Microsoft
7 5 (14.29%) SQL Server
7 5 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (14.29%) Wireless
7 5 (14.29%) Telecoms
7 5 (14.29%) CISA
7 5 (14.29%) CISM

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 (17.14%) JBoss
1 6 (17.14%) Tomcat
1 6 (17.14%) WebLogic
2 4 (11.43%) Apache
3 3 (8.57%) Apache ServiceMix
4 2 (5.71%) SharePoint
4 2 (5.71%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (2.86%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.86%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Remedy AR System
1 1 (2.86%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 5 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (11.43%) SaaS
3 3 (8.57%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (5.71%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (20.00%) Firewall
2 6 (17.14%) Network Security
3 5 (14.29%) Wireless
4 4 (11.43%) SSL
4 4 (11.43%) Wireless Security
5 3 (8.57%) VPN
5 3 (8.57%) Wireshark
6 1 (2.86%) Cisco IPT
6 1 (2.86%) IP Telephony
6 1 (2.86%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 4 (11.43%) MySQL
3 1 (2.86%) Big Data
3 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (11.43%) Git (software)
1 4 (11.43%) Jenkins
2 3 (8.57%) Burp Suite
2 3 (8.57%) Subversion
3 2 (5.71%) Cucumber
3 2 (5.71%) JMeter
3 2 (5.71%) Metasploit
3 2 (5.71%) Selenium
General
1 5 (14.29%) Telecoms
2 4 (11.43%) Manufacturing
3 2 (5.71%) Local Government
3 2 (5.71%) Marketing
4 1 (2.86%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (20.00%) Penetration Tester
1 7 (20.00%) Support Engineer
1 7 (20.00%) Tester
2 5 (14.29%) Applications Engineer
2 5 (14.29%) Security Manager
3 4 (11.43%) Applications Support
3 4 (11.43%) Applications Support Engineer
3 4 (11.43%) Field Engineer
4 3 (8.57%) Cybersecurity Manager
4 3 (8.57%) IT Engineer
4 3 (8.57%) Risk Manager
5 2 (5.71%) Administrator
5 2 (5.71%) Field Support Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (5.71%) IT Support
5 2 (5.71%) IT Support Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Senior Manager
6 1 (2.86%) Customer Engineer
6 1 (2.86%) Developer
6 1 (2.86%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (17.14%) J2EE
2 4 (11.43%) Web Services
3 2 (5.71%) .NET
4 1 (2.86%) ASP.NET
4 1 (2.86%) Elastic Stack
4 1 (2.86%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.43%) CESG
2 3 (8.57%) Blackberry
2 3 (8.57%) Clustering
2 3 (8.57%) iPhone
3 2 (5.71%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.71%) Cyber Defence
3 2 (5.71%) Cyberthreat
3 2 (5.71%) Mobile App
3 2 (5.71%) Security Operations Centre
4 1 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.86%) CESG CLAS
4 1 (2.86%) CMDB
4 1 (2.86%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.86%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (28.57%) Linux
2 9 (25.71%) Unix
3 8 (22.86%) Windows
4 3 (8.57%) Android
5 2 (5.71%) Windows 10
5 2 (5.71%) Windows 7
5 2 (5.71%) Windows 8
6 1 (2.86%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (25.71%) ITIL
2 8 (22.86%) Information Security
2 8 (22.86%) Penetration Testing
3 6 (17.14%) Cybersecurity
4 5 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (14.29%) Service Delivery
5 4 (11.43%) ERP
5 4 (11.43%) Reverse Engineering
5 4 (11.43%) Risk Management
5 4 (11.43%) Secure Coding
5 4 (11.43%) Social Engineering
5 4 (11.43%) Threat Management
6 3 (8.57%) DevOps
6 3 (8.57%) High Availability
6 3 (8.57%) Open Source
6 3 (8.57%) Project Management
6 3 (8.57%) Security Architecture
6 3 (8.57%) Security Testing
6 3 (8.57%) Service Management
6 3 (8.57%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 10 (28.57%) Java
2 8 (22.86%) SQL
3 6 (17.14%) Shell Script
4 4 (11.43%) C
4 4 (11.43%) C++
5 3 (8.57%) C#
5 3 (8.57%) Perl
5 3 (8.57%) PHP
5 3 (8.57%) Ruby
6 2 (5.71%) Python
7 1 (2.86%) JavaScript
7 1 (2.86%) PowerShell
7 1 (2.86%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 35 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 9 (25.71%) CHECK Team Leader
2 9 (25.71%) Degree
3 8 (22.86%) CREST Certified
4 7 (20.00%) CHECK Team Member
4 7 (20.00%) CISSP
4 7 (20.00%) DV Cleared
5 5 (14.29%) CISA
5 5 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (14.29%) CISM
5 5 (14.29%) OSCP
5 5 (14.29%) SANS
6 3 (8.57%) CCNA
6 3 (8.57%) CCNP
6 3 (8.57%) CESG Certified Professional
7 2 (5.71%) CEH
7 2 (5.71%) GIAC
7 2 (5.71%) Tigerscheme
8 1 (2.86%) CGEIT
8 1 (2.86%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.57%) QA
2 2 (5.71%) SLA
3 1 (2.86%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 1 (2.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.86%) ISO22301
System Software
1 1 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (8.57%) Ansible
1 3 (8.57%) Nessus
2 2 (5.71%) Puppet
2 2 (5.71%) SCCM
3 1 (2.86%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (2.86%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (2.86%) Kubernetes
3 1 (2.86%) Nmap
3 1 (2.86%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.86%) Aastra
2 1 (2.86%) BMC
2 1 (2.86%) Cisco
2 1 (2.86%) Mitel
2 1 (2.86%) NetApp
2 1 (2.86%) Remedy
2 1 (2.86%) VMware
City, London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £18000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £580 - £620 per day + Dependent on Experience
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £55,000 - £80,000 depending on experience and location.
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000K - £70,000 + strong package
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £80,000 + excellent package
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £60,000
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Modis International Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago