The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for Security Cleared qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Clearance
London / City of London
Rank 168 196 131
Rank change year-on-year +28 -65  
Permanent jobs citing Security Cleared 50 73 216
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.99% 1.03% 2.12%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.97% 4.11% 8.20%
Number of salaries quoted 43 70 185
Median salary £42,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -22.72% +4.76%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £41,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,700 £82,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,000
% change year-on-year - -4.25%  

Security 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 2635
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 24.83% 25.09% 25.90%
Number of salaries quoted 1151 1584 2215
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

Security Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for Security Cleared in the City of London

Security Cleared
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Security Cleared in the City of London.

Salary trend for Security Cleared in the City of London

Security Cleared
Salary Histogram in the City of London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Security Cleared in the City of London over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Security Cleared in the City of London

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, IT jobs citing Security 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 Security Cleared.

1 35 (40.23%) SC Cleared
2 25 (28.74%) ITIL
3 24 (27.59%) DV Cleared
4 23 (26.44%) Firewall
5 22 (25.29%) Linux
6 20 (22.99%) Windows
6 20 (22.99%) Java
7 18 (20.69%) SQL
8 17 (19.54%) Degree
9 16 (18.39%) Continuous Integration
10 15 (17.24%) Cisco Certification
11 14 (16.09%) JBoss
11 14 (16.09%) Network Security
11 14 (16.09%) Agile Software Development
12 13 (14.94%) Unix
12 13 (14.94%) HTML
12 13 (14.94%) WebLogic
12 13 (14.94%) Microsoft
12 13 (14.94%) Wireless
13 12 (13.79%) Jenkins
14 11 (12.64%) Git (software)
14 11 (12.64%) LAN
14 11 (12.64%) VPN
14 11 (12.64%) SQL Server
14 11 (12.64%) Web Services
14 11 (12.64%) Tomcat
14 11 (12.64%) Information Security
15 10 (11.49%) Selenium
15 10 (11.49%) CCNA
15 10 (11.49%) Cisco

Security Cleared
Top Related 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 14 (16.09%) JBoss
2 13 (14.94%) WebLogic
3 11 (12.64%) Tomcat
4 8 (9.20%) Apache
5 4 (4.60%) Alfresco
5 4 (4.60%) WebSphere
5 4 (4.60%) WebSphere Application Server
6 3 (3.45%) Apache ServiceMix
6 3 (3.45%) Apache Spark
6 3 (3.45%) MS Exchange
6 3 (3.45%) SharePoint
7 2 (2.30%) IIS
7 2 (2.30%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (1.15%) Apache Solr
8 1 (1.15%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (1.15%) CMS
8 1 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 5 (5.75%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.30%) MS Office
2 2 (2.30%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.15%) Remedy AR System
1 1 (1.15%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (1.15%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.05%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (6.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (6.90%) SaaS
3 2 (2.30%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 23 (26.44%) Firewall
2 14 (16.09%) Network Security
3 13 (14.94%) Wireless
4 11 (12.64%) LAN
4 11 (12.64%) VPN
5 8 (9.20%) TCP/IP
6 7 (8.05%) WAN
7 6 (6.90%) Broadband
7 6 (6.90%) ISDN
7 6 (6.90%) SSL
8 4 (4.60%) DNS
8 4 (4.60%) Wireless Security
9 3 (3.45%) DHCP
9 3 (3.45%) Wireshark
10 2 (2.30%) Intrusion Detection
10 2 (2.30%) IPsec
11 1 (1.15%) Cisco IPT
11 1 (1.15%) Internet
11 1 (1.15%) Intranet
11 1 (1.15%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (12.64%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.90%) MySQL
3 4 (4.60%) Big Data
3 4 (4.60%) NoSQL
3 4 (4.60%) Relational Database
4 3 (3.45%) Hadoop
5 2 (2.30%) Oracle Database
5 2 (2.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (2.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.15%) Apache Hive
6 1 (1.15%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.15%) Oracle ODI
6 1 (1.15%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.15%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.15%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (1.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.15%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 12 (13.79%) Jenkins
2 11 (12.64%) Git (software)
3 10 (11.49%) Selenium
4 6 (6.90%) Cucumber
4 6 (6.90%) Subversion
5 5 (5.75%) Maven
6 4 (4.60%) Artifactory
6 4 (4.60%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 4 (4.60%) Gatling
6 4 (4.60%) JIRA
7 3 (3.45%) Axure RP
7 3 (3.45%) Burp Suite
8 2 (2.30%) JMeter
8 2 (2.30%) Metasploit
9 1 (1.15%) Gradle
9 1 (1.15%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 1 (1.15%) Talend Open Studio
9 1 (1.15%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (1.15%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (10.34%) Telecoms
2 8 (9.20%) Manufacturing
3 4 (4.60%) Advertising
4 3 (3.45%) Marketing
5 2 (2.30%) Local Government
6 1 (1.15%) Finance
6 1 (1.15%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (17.24%) Analyst
2 11 (12.64%) Developer
2 11 (12.64%) Support Engineer
3 10 (11.49%) Applications Support
4 8 (9.20%) Applications Engineer
5 7 (8.05%) Applications Support Engineer
5 7 (8.05%) IT Engineer
5 7 (8.05%) Network Analyst
5 7 (8.05%) Penetration Tester
5 7 (8.05%) Tester
6 6 (6.90%) Cisco Analyst
6 6 (6.90%) Cisco Network Analyst
6 6 (6.90%) Security Manager
7 5 (5.75%) Architect
7 5 (5.75%) Field Engineer
7 5 (5.75%) Java Developer
8 4 (4.60%) Cybersecurity Manager
8 4 (4.60%) Deployment Engineer
8 4 (4.60%) Hardware Engineer
8 4 (4.60%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (14.94%) HTML
2 11 (12.64%) Web Services
3 9 (10.34%) J2EE
4 8 (9.20%) CSS
5 7 (8.05%) AngularJS
5 7 (8.05%) jQuery
5 7 (8.05%) JSON
6 5 (5.75%) RESTful
6 5 (5.75%) Spring
7 4 (4.60%) Gherkin
7 4 (4.60%) Hibernate
7 4 (4.60%) Spring Security
7 4 (4.60%) XHTML
8 3 (3.45%) .NET
8 3 (3.45%) Ajax
8 3 (3.45%) CSS3
8 3 (3.45%) HTML5
8 3 (3.45%) KnockoutJS
8 3 (3.45%) LESS
8 3 (3.45%) RequireJS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.05%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (6.90%) e-Health
3 5 (5.75%) Cyberthreat
4 4 (4.60%) CESG
4 4 (4.60%) Computer Science
5 3 (3.45%) Blackberry
5 3 (3.45%) Clustering
5 3 (3.45%) iPhone
5 3 (3.45%) User Experience
6 2 (2.30%) Cyber Defence
6 2 (2.30%) Mobile App
6 2 (2.30%) Security Operations Centre
7 1 (1.15%) CESG CLAS
7 1 (1.15%) CMDB
7 1 (1.15%) Cyber Attack
7 1 (1.15%) Driving Licence
7 1 (1.15%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (1.15%) Life Science
7 1 (1.15%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 22 (25.29%) Linux
2 20 (22.99%) Windows
3 13 (14.94%) Unix
4 5 (5.75%) Windows 7
5 4 (4.60%) Windows Server
6 3 (3.45%) Android
6 3 (3.45%) Windows 8
6 3 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (2.30%) Mac OS X
7 2 (2.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (2.30%) Windows 10
7 2 (2.30%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (2.30%) Windows XP
8 1 (1.15%) Kali Linux
8 1 (1.15%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (28.74%) ITIL
2 16 (18.39%) Continuous Integration
3 14 (16.09%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (12.64%) Information Security
5 10 (11.49%) Open Source
5 10 (11.49%) Scrum
5 10 (11.49%) Service Delivery
6 9 (10.34%) Cybersecurity
6 9 (10.34%) Penetration Testing
7 7 (8.05%) Asset Management
7 7 (8.05%) Configuration Management
7 7 (8.05%) DevOps
7 7 (8.05%) Network Monitoring
8 6 (6.90%) ERP
8 6 (6.90%) Network Design
9 5 (5.75%) Problem Management
9 5 (5.75%) Project Management
9 5 (5.75%) Service Management
9 5 (5.75%) User Acceptance Testing
9 5 (5.75%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 20 (22.99%) Java
2 18 (20.69%) SQL
3 9 (10.34%) JavaScript
3 9 (10.34%) Shell Script
4 7 (8.05%) C
4 7 (8.05%) Ruby
5 6 (6.90%) Python
6 4 (4.60%) C#
6 4 (4.60%) C++
6 4 (4.60%) PHP
7 3 (3.45%) Perl
8 2 (2.30%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.15%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.15%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 35 (40.23%) SC Cleared
2 24 (27.59%) DV Cleared
3 17 (19.54%) Degree
4 15 (17.24%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (11.49%) CCNA
6 9 (10.34%) CHECK Team Leader
6 9 (10.34%) CISSP
7 8 (9.20%) CREST Certified
8 7 (8.05%) CHECK Team Member
8 7 (8.05%) SANS
9 6 (6.90%) CISM
9 6 (6.90%) JNCIA
9 6 (6.90%) JNCIE
9 6 (6.90%) JNCIP
9 6 (6.90%) JNCIS
10 5 (5.75%) CISA
10 5 (5.75%) ISEB
10 5 (5.75%) OSCP
11 4 (4.60%) CCNP
11 4 (4.60%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.90%) QA
2 3 (3.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (3.45%) SLA
3 1 (1.15%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 1 (1.15%) ISO22301
System Software
1 5 (5.75%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.15%) Apache Flume
2 1 (1.15%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (1.15%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (5.75%) Nessus
2 3 (3.45%) Ansible
2 3 (3.45%) Puppet
2 3 (3.45%) SCCM
3 2 (2.30%) NetBackup
3 2 (2.30%) Netcool
3 2 (2.30%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (1.15%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (1.15%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (1.15%) Kubernetes
4 1 (1.15%) Nmap
4 1 (1.15%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.15%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 13 (14.94%) Microsoft
2 10 (11.49%) Cisco
3 6 (6.90%) Juniper
4 4 (4.60%) Oracle
5 2 (2.30%) BeyondTrust
5 2 (2.30%) HP
5 2 (2.30%) Intel Security
5 2 (2.30%) Remedy
6 1 (1.15%) Aastra
6 1 (1.15%) Apple
6 1 (1.15%) BMC
6 1 (1.15%) Cloudera
6 1 (1.15%) Informatica
6 1 (1.15%) Mitel
6 1 (1.15%) NetApp
6 1 (1.15%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.15%) ServiceNow
6 1 (1.15%) Talend
6 1 (1.15%) Temenos
6 1 (1.15%) VMware
City, London
Experis Ltd
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45k-£60k
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Reflex Computer Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Bonuses + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35,000 - £65,000
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 -£60,000
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £55,000 - £80,000 depending on experience and location.
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000K - £70,000 + strong package
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £60,000
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £60,000
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £80,000 + excellent package
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45000 - 75000
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 45,000
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £75,000 - £95,000 + a lucrative package
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £450 - £500 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £100,000k+ & comprehensive benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Modis International Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
City of London
Pearson Frank
Salary: £45000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago