Period
to 17 November 2017

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 6 months to 17 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Clearance
Central London > City of London
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 248 265 215
Rank change year-on-year +17 -50 -52
Permanent jobs citing Security Cleared 79 88 238
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.77% 0.75% 1.37%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.49% 3.32% 5.73%
Number of salaries quoted 63 65 203
City of London median annual salary £45,000 £60,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -25.00% +20.00% -9.09%
10th Percentile £27,700 £45,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £69,500 £77,500 £74,800
Central London median annual salary £45,000 £57,500 £52,250
% change year-on-year -21.74% +10.05% -5.00%

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 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 2266 2654 4153
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 22.16% 22.67% 23.92%
Number of salaries quoted 2017 2352 3566
City of London median annual salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.55% +10.00%
10th Percentile £30,000 £31,450 £29,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £91,250 £83,750
Central London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000

Security Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Security Cleared as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

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 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Security Cleared in the City of London

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 45 (56.96%) SC Cleared
2 29 (36.71%) Windows
3 25 (31.65%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (30.38%) Java
4 24 (30.38%) SQL
5 23 (29.11%) Linux
6 21 (26.58%) DV Cleared
7 20 (25.32%) Degree
8 19 (24.05%) Python
8 19 (24.05%) TCP/IP
9 18 (22.78%) Configuration Management
9 18 (22.78%) Continuous Integration
10 17 (21.52%) HTML
11 16 (20.25%) Scrum
12 15 (18.99%) Presales
13 14 (17.72%) VMware
13 14 (17.72%) Finance
13 14 (17.72%) Ruby
14 13 (16.46%) VMware Infrastructure
14 13 (16.46%) Project Management
14 13 (16.46%) Jenkins
15 12 (15.19%) Relational Database
15 12 (15.19%) Service Delivery
15 12 (15.19%) Military
15 12 (15.19%) Test Automation
16 11 (13.92%) Network Security
16 11 (13.92%) Fat Client
16 11 (13.92%) Replication
16 11 (13.92%) Thin Client
16 11 (13.92%) Citrix

Security 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 8 (10.13%) SAS
2 4 (5.06%) Apache Spark
3 3 (3.80%) Apache Solr
3 3 (3.80%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.53%) Apache
4 2 (2.53%) FileNet
4 2 (2.53%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.27%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.27%) OpenStack
5 1 (1.27%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.27%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (2.53%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.27%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.27%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (3.80%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.53%) iTrent
2 2 (2.53%) ResourceLink
3 1 (1.27%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.80%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.53%) IaaS
2 2 (2.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.53%) Oracle Service Cloud
2 2 (2.53%) PaaS
2 2 (2.53%) SaaS
3 1 (1.27%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.27%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (1.27%) Azure Data Factory
Communications & Networking
1 19 (24.05%) TCP/IP
2 11 (13.92%) Network Security
3 8 (10.13%) Firewall
4 6 (7.59%) HTTP
4 6 (7.59%) Internet
4 6 (7.59%) Wireless
5 5 (6.33%) Cisco ASA
5 5 (6.33%) Cisco Wireless
5 5 (6.33%) HTTPS
5 5 (6.33%) IPsec
5 5 (6.33%) VPN
6 3 (3.80%) DHCP
6 3 (3.80%) DNS
6 3 (3.80%) Intrusion Detection
6 3 (3.80%) LDAP
7 2 (2.53%) LAN
7 2 (2.53%) Remote Desktop
7 2 (2.53%) WAN
8 1 (1.27%) Bluetooth
8 1 (1.27%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (15.19%) Relational Database
2 7 (8.86%) Hadoop
3 6 (7.59%) Big Data
4 4 (5.06%) MongoDB
4 4 (5.06%) SQL Server
5 3 (3.80%) Apache Hive
5 3 (3.80%) NoSQL
5 3 (3.80%) RDBMS
5 3 (3.80%) Sqoop
6 2 (2.53%) HBase
7 1 (1.27%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (1.27%) Data Mining
7 1 (1.27%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.27%) MySQL
7 1 (1.27%) Power BI
7 1 (1.27%) QlikView
7 1 (1.27%) SAS EBI
7 1 (1.27%) Spotfire
7 1 (1.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 13 (16.46%) Jenkins
2 8 (10.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 8 (10.13%) Cucumber
2 8 (10.13%) Gatling
2 8 (10.13%) Selenium
3 2 (2.53%) JIRA
4 1 (1.27%) Codeship
4 1 (1.27%) DbUnit
4 1 (1.27%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.27%) Grunt
4 1 (1.27%) gulp
4 1 (1.27%) jMock
4 1 (1.27%) JUnit
4 1 (1.27%) Maven
4 1 (1.27%) Mockito
4 1 (1.27%) SonarQube
4 1 (1.27%) Travis CI
4 1 (1.27%) Visual Studio
General
1 14 (17.72%) Finance
2 12 (15.19%) Military
3 9 (11.39%) Billing
4 6 (7.59%) Advertising
4 6 (7.59%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.53%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 25 (31.65%) Analyst
2 11 (13.92%) Developer
3 9 (11.39%) Technical Analyst
4 8 (10.13%) Security Analyst
5 7 (8.86%) Automation Test Lead
5 7 (8.86%) Test Automation Engineer
5 7 (8.86%) Test Engineer
5 7 (8.86%) Test Leader
6 5 (6.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 5 (6.33%) Information Analyst
6 5 (6.33%) Information Security Analyst
7 4 (5.06%) Architect
8 3 (3.80%) Big Data Engineer
8 3 (3.80%) Data Engineer
8 3 (3.80%) Junior
8 3 (3.80%) Linux Engineer
8 3 (3.80%) Security Engineer
8 3 (3.80%) Senior Analyst
8 3 (3.80%) SOC Analyst
8 3 (3.80%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (21.52%) HTML
2 9 (11.39%) CSS
3 7 (8.86%) HTML5
4 6 (7.59%) AngularJS
4 6 (7.59%) CSS3
4 6 (7.59%) Node.js
5 5 (6.33%) jQuery
5 5 (6.33%) React
5 5 (6.33%) Sass
5 5 (6.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 3 (3.80%) Web Services
7 2 (2.53%) Kafka
7 2 (2.53%) Modernizr
7 2 (2.53%) RESTful
7 2 (2.53%) WebRTC
7 2 (2.53%) WebSockets
8 1 (1.27%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (1.27%) Entity Framework
8 1 (1.27%) PowerMock
8 1 (1.27%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 11 (13.92%) Fat Client
1 11 (13.92%) Replication
1 11 (13.92%) Thin Client
2 5 (6.33%) CESG
2 5 (6.33%) Linux Command Line
2 5 (6.33%) PKI
3 4 (5.06%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.80%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.53%) Driving Licence
5 2 (2.53%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (2.53%) IVR
5 2 (2.53%) User Experience
6 1 (1.27%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.27%) Blog
6 1 (1.27%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.27%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.27%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 29 (36.71%) Windows
2 23 (29.11%) Linux
3 11 (13.92%) Windows Server
3 11 (13.92%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (11.39%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (10.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (6.33%) CentOS
6 5 (6.33%) Debian
6 5 (6.33%) Kali Linux
6 5 (6.33%) Ubuntu
7 4 (5.06%) Mac OS X
8 2 (2.53%) Unix
8 2 (2.53%) Windows 7
9 1 (1.27%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (31.65%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (22.78%) Configuration Management
2 18 (22.78%) Continuous Integration
3 16 (20.25%) Scrum
4 15 (18.99%) Presales
5 13 (16.46%) Project Management
6 12 (15.19%) Service Delivery
6 12 (15.19%) Test Automation
7 11 (13.92%) ITIL
8 9 (11.39%) Time Management
8 9 (11.39%) User Acceptance Testing
9 8 (10.13%) Microservices
9 8 (10.13%) SDLC
9 8 (10.13%) SIEM
9 8 (10.13%) TDD
9 8 (10.13%) Test Scripting
10 7 (8.86%) BDD
10 7 (8.86%) Data Protection
10 7 (8.86%) Open Source
10 7 (8.86%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 24 (30.38%) Java
1 24 (30.38%) SQL
2 19 (24.05%) Python
3 14 (17.72%) Ruby
4 11 (13.92%) JavaScript
5 9 (11.39%) Bash Shell
5 9 (11.39%) C
6 8 (10.13%) PHP
7 5 (6.33%) C-shell
7 5 (6.33%) Korn
8 3 (3.80%) C#
9 2 (2.53%) R
10 1 (1.27%) C++
10 1 (1.27%) MATLAB
10 1 (1.27%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 45 (56.96%) SC Cleared
2 21 (26.58%) DV Cleared
3 20 (25.32%) Degree
4 10 (12.66%) CISSP
5 8 (10.13%) CREST Certified
5 8 (10.13%) ISEB
5 8 (10.13%) ISTQB
6 5 (6.33%) CEH
6 5 (6.33%) CISM
6 5 (6.33%) GIAC
6 5 (6.33%) Linux+ Certification
6 5 (6.33%) LPIC
6 5 (6.33%) RHCA
6 5 (6.33%) RHCE
6 5 (6.33%) RHCSA
6 5 (6.33%) SANS
7 3 (3.80%) CTC Cleared
8 2 (2.53%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (2.53%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (2.53%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (12.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (7.59%) GDPR
3 5 (6.33%) PCI DSS
3 5 (6.33%) SAS 70
3 5 (6.33%) SLA
4 2 (2.53%) Data Quality
System Software
1 13 (16.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (7.59%) Active Directory
3 5 (6.33%) pfSense
3 5 (6.33%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (3.80%) Apache Flume
4 3 (3.80%) iptables
4 3 (3.80%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (2.53%) DFS Replication
6 1 (1.27%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (6.33%) FortiGate
2 4 (5.06%) Puppet
3 3 (3.80%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (2.53%) WSUS
5 1 (1.27%) Ansible
5 1 (1.27%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.27%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 14 (17.72%) VMware
2 11 (13.92%) Citrix
2 11 (13.92%) Xerox
3 8 (10.13%) CheckPoint
3 8 (10.13%) Red Hat
4 7 (8.86%) Juniper
5 6 (7.59%) Cisco
5 6 (7.59%) F5
6 5 (6.33%) Aruba
6 5 (6.33%) Extreme Networks
6 5 (6.33%) Fortinet
6 5 (6.33%) Oracle
6 5 (6.33%) Palo Alto
6 5 (6.33%) SonicWALL
6 5 (6.33%) Sun
6 5 (6.33%) Symantec
6 5 (6.33%) WatchGuard
7 4 (5.06%) Capita
7 4 (5.06%) Microsoft
8 3 (3.80%) HP