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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 18 May 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Clearance
Central London > City of London
6 months to
18 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 91 163 183
Rank change year-on-year +72 +20 +11
Permanent jobs citing Security Cleared 227 73 89
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 3.11% 1.47% 1.23%
As % of the Qualifications category 18.79% 8.30% 6.50%
Number of salaries quoted 75 64 66
10th Percentile £47,750 £47,789 £25,500
25th Percentile £56,250 £53,573 £33,188
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £67,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +3.70% +35.00% -15.80%
75th Percentile £94,375 £77,500 £63,750
90th Percentile £101,250 £87,500 £77,500
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £67,500 £53,750
% change year-on-year +3.70% +25.58% +2.38%

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 1,208 880 1,369
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 16.53% 17.69% 18.95%
Number of salaries quoted 816 758 1,206
10th Percentile £41,499 £42,500 £32,250
25th Percentile £55,000 £52,500 £45,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £70,000 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year - +12.00% -
75th Percentile £92,500 £83,750 £82,500
90th Percentile £106,875 £93,750 £95,000
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year - +12.00% +4.17%

Security Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Security Cleared as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing Security Cleared in the City of London over the 6 months to 18 May 2022.

Salary histogram for Security Cleared in the City of London

For the 6 months to 18 May 2022, IT jobs citing Security 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 Security Cleared.

1 168 (74.01%) SC Cleared
2 104 (45.81%) Social Skills
3 96 (42.29%) Cybersecurity
4 91 (40.09%) Microsoft
5 77 (33.92%) Agile
6 75 (33.04%) Adobe
6 75 (33.04%) Apple
6 75 (33.04%) Software Licensing
7 66 (29.07%) Microsoft Office
8 57 (25.11%) Process Improvement
9 50 (22.03%) IT Asset Management
9 50 (22.03%) Software Asset Management
9 50 (22.03%) Asset Management
10 49 (21.59%) Azure
11 42 (18.50%) Scrum
12 39 (17.18%) Software Engineering
13 38 (16.74%) Python
13 38 (16.74%) Public Sector
14 36 (15.86%) Finance
14 36 (15.86%) AWS
15 32 (14.10%) NHS
16 31 (13.66%) Inclusion and Diversity
16 31 (13.66%) Accessibility
17 30 (13.22%) User Research
17 30 (13.22%) Service Design
17 30 (13.22%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
18 29 (12.78%) Threat Intelligence
19 28 (12.33%) Java
20 27 (11.89%) Cyberattack
20 27 (11.89%) Cyber Threat Intelligence

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 12 (5.29%) Confluence
2 6 (2.64%) SharePoint
3 3 (1.32%) SAS
4 2 (0.88%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 66 (29.07%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (3.96%) Sketch
3 8 (3.52%) Microsoft Excel
4 4 (1.76%) Maple
5 1 (0.44%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.32%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (0.44%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.44%) Oracle Manufacturing
2 1 (0.44%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.44%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.44%) SAP PSCD
Cloud Services
1 49 (21.59%) Azure
2 36 (15.86%) AWS
3 13 (5.73%) Azure Active Directory
4 9 (3.96%) Figma
4 9 (3.96%) Miro
5 7 (3.08%) OpenShift
6 6 (2.64%) Amazon ECS
6 6 (2.64%) AWS CloudFormation
6 6 (2.64%) GCP
6 6 (2.64%) Microsoft 365
7 5 (2.20%) Trello
8 4 (1.76%) Azure Machine Learning
8 4 (1.76%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (0.88%) BlazeMeter
10 1 (0.44%) Azure Logic Apps
10 1 (0.44%) Azure Sentinel
10 1 (0.44%) Azure Service Bus
10 1 (0.44%) Dynamics 365
10 1 (0.44%) GitHub
10 1 (0.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (7.93%) LAN
2 14 (6.17%) Firewall
3 13 (5.73%) TCP/IP
3 13 (5.73%) WAN
4 10 (4.41%) VPN
5 9 (3.96%) Internet
6 8 (3.52%) BGP
6 8 (3.52%) MPLS
6 8 (3.52%) Network Security
6 8 (3.52%) OSPF
7 6 (2.64%) Cisco ASA
7 6 (2.64%) Software-Defined Networking
7 6 (2.64%) Wi-Fi
8 5 (2.20%) VXLAN
9 4 (1.76%) Broadband
9 4 (1.76%) Cisco Firepower
9 4 (1.76%) Cisco ISE
9 4 (1.76%) Ethernet
9 4 (1.76%) Mobile Broadband
9 4 (1.76%) SD-WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (4.85%) Big Data
2 7 (3.08%) Hadoop
3 6 (2.64%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (1.76%) NoSQL
4 4 (1.76%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (1.32%) Amazon Redshift
5 3 (1.32%) Apache Hive
5 3 (1.32%) Cognos Framework Manager
5 3 (1.32%) Impala
5 3 (1.32%) MySQL
5 3 (1.32%) Pentaho
6 2 (0.88%) Oracle BI EE
6 2 (0.88%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 2 (0.88%) Oracle Database
6 2 (0.88%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (0.88%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (0.88%) Oracle ODI
6 2 (0.88%) SQL Server
7 1 (0.44%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.44%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 13 (5.73%) JIRA
2 8 (3.52%) Git (software)
2 8 (3.52%) Jenkins
3 4 (1.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 4 (1.76%) Bitbucket
3 4 (1.76%) Mercurial
3 4 (1.76%) SonarQube
3 4 (1.76%) TeamCity
4 2 (0.88%) Cucumber
4 2 (0.88%) eggPlant
4 2 (0.88%) GitLab
4 2 (0.88%) JMeter
4 2 (0.88%) LoadRunner
4 2 (0.88%) Maven
4 2 (0.88%) Postman
4 2 (0.88%) REST Assured
4 2 (0.88%) SoapUI
4 2 (0.88%) The Grinder
5 1 (0.44%) Vagrant
5 1 (0.44%) WebDriver
General
1 104 (45.81%) Social Skills
2 38 (16.74%) Public Sector
3 36 (15.86%) Finance
4 31 (13.66%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 22 (9.69%) Law
6 21 (9.25%) Local Government
7 15 (6.61%) Publishing
8 14 (6.17%) Legal
9 10 (4.41%) Back Office
9 10 (4.41%) Presentation Skills
10 8 (3.52%) Analytical Skills
10 8 (3.52%) Police
11 4 (1.76%) Fire and Rescue
11 4 (1.76%) Manufacturing
11 4 (1.76%) Retail
12 3 (1.32%) Games
12 3 (1.32%) Influencing Skills
13 1 (0.44%) Documentation Skills
13 1 (0.44%) General Ledger
13 1 (0.44%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 66 (29.07%) Consultant
2 22 (9.69%) Analyst
3 21 (9.25%) Designer
4 14 (6.17%) Network Engineer
5 12 (5.29%) Content Designer
5 12 (5.29%) Scrum Master
6 11 (4.85%) Architect
7 9 (3.96%) Interaction Designer
7 9 (3.96%) Senior User Researcher
7 9 (3.96%) User Researcher
8 8 (3.52%) Developer
8 8 (3.52%) Senior Network Engineer
9 7 (3.08%) Business Analyst
9 7 (3.08%) Cloud Engineer
9 7 (3.08%) Cybersecurity Manager
9 7 (3.08%) Security Manager
9 7 (3.08%) Senior Manager
10 6 (2.64%) Cisco Engineer
10 6 (2.64%) DevOps Engineer
10 6 (2.64%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (7.05%) HTML
2 10 (4.41%) .NET
2 10 (4.41%) CSS
3 5 (2.20%) Apache Flex
3 5 (2.20%) SailPoint
3 5 (2.20%) Spring
4 4 (1.76%) AngularJS
4 4 (1.76%) EJB
4 4 (1.76%) Java EE
4 4 (1.76%) JDBC
4 4 (1.76%) JSF
4 4 (1.76%) JSON
4 4 (1.76%) JSP
4 4 (1.76%) Node.js
4 4 (1.76%) ODBC
4 4 (1.76%) React
4 4 (1.76%) SOAP
4 4 (1.76%) TensorFlow
4 4 (1.76%) XML
5 2 (0.88%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 32 (14.10%) NHS
2 27 (11.89%) Cyberattack
3 22 (9.69%) Virtual Team
4 19 (8.37%) Cybercrime
4 19 (8.37%) Self-Motivation
5 18 (7.93%) Data Centre
6 16 (7.05%) Management Information System
7 10 (4.41%) User Experience
8 9 (3.96%) Cloud Native
8 9 (3.96%) Cyber Defence
8 9 (3.96%) Graphic Design
9 4 (1.76%) Public Cloud
10 3 (1.32%) Embedded Systems
11 2 (0.88%) Hybrid Cloud
11 2 (0.88%) Video Conferencing
12 1 (0.44%) Driving Licence
12 1 (0.44%) PMI
12 1 (0.44%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 19 (8.37%) Windows
2 11 (4.85%) Linux
3 7 (3.08%) Android
4 4 (1.76%) Apple iOS
5 3 (1.32%) Unix
5 3 (1.32%) Windows 10
5 3 (1.32%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.88%) Windows Server 2016
7 1 (0.44%) CentOS
7 1 (0.44%) Debian
7 1 (0.44%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.44%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (42.29%) Cybersecurity
2 77 (33.92%) Agile
3 75 (33.04%) Software Licensing
4 57 (25.11%) Process Improvement
5 50 (22.03%) Asset Management
5 50 (22.03%) IT Asset Management
5 50 (22.03%) Software Asset Management
6 42 (18.50%) Scrum
7 39 (17.18%) Software Engineering
8 30 (13.22%) Service Design
8 30 (13.22%) User Research
8 30 (13.22%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
9 29 (12.78%) Threat Intelligence
10 27 (11.89%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
10 27 (11.89%) DevOps
11 23 (10.13%) Analytics
12 21 (9.25%) Decision-Making
12 21 (9.25%) Interaction Design
12 21 (9.25%) Mentoring
13 20 (8.81%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 38 (16.74%) Python
2 28 (12.33%) Java
3 24 (10.57%) JavaScript
4 14 (6.17%) C#
5 13 (5.73%) SQL
6 9 (3.96%) C++
7 7 (3.08%) Go
8 6 (2.64%) Bash
9 4 (1.76%) MATLAB
9 4 (1.76%) PowerShell
9 4 (1.76%) R
10 3 (1.32%) C
10 3 (1.32%) HiveQL
10 3 (1.32%) PL/SQL
10 3 (1.32%) Scala
10 3 (1.32%) TypeScript
11 1 (0.44%) ABAP
11 1 (0.44%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 168 (74.01%) SC Cleared
2 24 (10.57%) DV Cleared
3 17 (7.49%) Cisco Certification
4 16 (7.05%) CCNP
5 10 (4.41%) Degree
6 8 (3.52%) AWS Certification
6 8 (3.52%) CCIE
7 4 (1.76%) CISSP
8 3 (1.32%) CISM
8 3 (1.32%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (1.32%) SANS
9 2 (0.88%) BPSS Clearance
9 2 (0.88%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (0.44%) (ISC)2 CCSP
10 1 (0.44%) CompTIA Security+
10 1 (0.44%) DBS Check
10 1 (0.44%) GIAC
10 1 (0.44%) OSCP
10 1 (0.44%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.44%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (13.66%) Accessibility
2 14 (6.17%) SLA
3 10 (4.41%) QA
4 9 (3.96%) WCAG
5 2 (0.88%) GDPR
6 1 (0.44%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (0.44%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 1 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.44%) NIST
System Software
1 16 (7.05%) Active Directory
2 14 (6.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (5.29%) VMware NSX
4 7 (3.08%) Docker
5 3 (1.32%) HDFS
6 2 (0.88%) Virtual Desktop
6 2 (0.88%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 25 (11.01%) Ansible
2 13 (5.73%) Kubernetes
2 13 (5.73%) Terraform
3 6 (2.64%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (2.64%) Puppet
4 4 (1.76%) FortiGate
5 2 (0.88%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (0.88%) SCCM
6 1 (0.44%) Packer
Vendors
1 91 (40.09%) Microsoft
2 75 (33.04%) Adobe
2 75 (33.04%) Apple
3 21 (9.25%) NEC
4 19 (8.37%) Cisco
5 15 (6.61%) Oracle
6 14 (6.17%) CheckPoint
6 14 (6.17%) VMware
7 12 (5.29%) Fortinet
8 10 (4.41%) Citrix
9 8 (3.52%) F5
9 8 (3.52%) Palo Alto
9 8 (3.52%) Snow
10 6 (2.64%) Google
11 5 (2.20%) CyberArk
11 5 (2.20%) ForgeRock
11 5 (2.20%) SolarWinds
12 4 (1.76%) CA
12 4 (1.76%) Perforce
12 4 (1.76%) SAP