Period
to 27 October 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands with a requirement for SC Cleared qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 27 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Check (SC) Clearance
England > East Midlands
6 months to
27 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 85 79 163
Rank change year-on-year -6 +84 +26
Permanent jobs citing SC Cleared 105 36 44
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East Midlands 3.07% 2.54% 1.14%
As % of the Qualifications category 15.11% 14.40% 5.49%
Number of salaries quoted 18 25 31
10th Percentile £20,850 £30,598 £27,500
25th Percentile £37,500 £35,846 £27,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year +11.76% - +6.25%
75th Percentile £53,750 £46,250 £48,750
90th Percentile £69,450 £54,380 £60,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £54,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% +1.85% +2.86%

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 East Midlands with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
East Midlands
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 695 250 802
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 20.30% 17.66% 20.70%
Number of salaries quoted 355 203 646
10th Percentile £29,400 £26,250 £24,000
25th Percentile £36,250 £32,000 £30,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
75th Percentile £53,750 £55,625 £57,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £75,000 £75,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -

SC Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing SC Cleared as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for SC Cleared in the East Midlands

SC Cleared
Salary Trend in the East Midlands

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing SC Cleared in the East Midlands.

Salary trend for SC Cleared in the East Midlands

SC Cleared
Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing SC Cleared in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 27 October 2021.

Salary histogram for SC Cleared in the East Midlands

SC Cleared
Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SC Cleared within the East Midlands region over the 6 months to 27 October 2021. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicestershire 0 76 £23,000 -42.66% 2
Nottinghamshire -3 16 £45,000 +12.50% 5
Derbyshire -34 6 £45,000 +5.88% 3
Lincolnshire - 4 £64,000 -
Northamptonshire -28 3 £52,500 +20.00%
SC Cleared
England

For the 6 months to 27 October 2021, 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for SC Cleared.

1 105 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 83 (79.05%) Agile Software Development
3 53 (50.48%) Social Skills
4 52 (49.52%) Problem-Solving
5 46 (43.81%) Java
6 45 (42.86%) BDD
7 35 (33.33%) C#
8 34 (32.38%) Test Automation
9 33 (31.43%) Continuous Integration
10 27 (25.71%) Jenkins
11 26 (24.76%) Git (software)
11 26 (24.76%) Azure
11 26 (24.76%) Terraform
12 25 (23.81%) Newman
12 25 (23.81%) REST Assured
12 25 (23.81%) Postman
12 25 (23.81%) RESTful
12 25 (23.81%) Docker
12 25 (23.81%) JMeter
12 25 (23.81%) QA
12 25 (23.81%) Performance Testing
12 25 (23.81%) Integration Testing
13 24 (22.86%) Unit Testing
13 24 (22.86%) Software Engineering
14 22 (20.95%) Analytics
14 22 (20.95%) GitHub
14 22 (20.95%) Coaching
15 21 (20.00%) TDD
16 20 (19.05%) Spring
16 20 (19.05%) Hibernate

SC Cleared
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 4 (3.81%) Apache Spark
2 2 (1.90%) IIS
2 2 (1.90%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.95%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 26 (24.76%) Azure
2 22 (20.95%) GitHub
3 20 (19.05%) Serverless
4 8 (7.62%) AWS
5 4 (3.81%) GCP
6 3 (2.86%) Microsoft 365
7 2 (1.90%) Azure Data Lake Analytics
8 1 (0.95%) PaaS
8 1 (0.95%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.90%) DHCP
1 2 (1.90%) Network Security
1 2 (1.90%) SAN
2 1 (0.95%) BIG-IP
2 1 (0.95%) DNS
2 1 (0.95%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (19.05%) Big Data
2 19 (18.10%) SQL Server
3 4 (3.81%) Apache Hive
3 4 (3.81%) Hadoop
3 4 (3.81%) NoSQL
3 4 (3.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (1.90%) Data Lake
4 2 (1.90%) MySQL
4 2 (1.90%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (0.95%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.95%) SQL Server 2017
5 1 (0.95%) SQL Server 2019
Development Applications
1 27 (25.71%) Jenkins
2 26 (24.76%) Git (software)
3 25 (23.81%) JMeter
3 25 (23.81%) Newman
3 25 (23.81%) Postman
3 25 (23.81%) REST Assured
4 9 (8.57%) Selenium
5 5 (4.76%) JIRA
6 3 (2.86%) GitLab
7 2 (1.90%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 2 (1.90%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.95%) Artifactory
8 1 (0.95%) Maven
8 1 (0.95%) SonarQube
8 1 (0.95%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 53 (50.48%) Social Skills
2 6 (5.71%) Public Sector
3 4 (3.81%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.86%) Presentation Skills
5 2 (1.90%) Influencing Skills
6 1 (0.95%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.95%) Finance
6 1 (0.95%) Marketing
6 1 (0.95%) Military
Job Titles
1 34 (32.38%) Developer
2 28 (26.67%) Analyst
3 25 (23.81%) Automation Test Analyst
3 25 (23.81%) Test Analyst
4 20 (19.05%) Java Developer
5 12 (11.43%) .NET Software Engineer
5 12 (11.43%) C# Software Engineer
5 12 (11.43%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 12 (11.43%) Software Engineer
6 9 (8.57%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
6 9 (8.57%) Senior Test Engineer
6 9 (8.57%) Test Automation Engineer
6 9 (8.57%) Test Engineer
7 4 (3.81%) Data Engineer
7 4 (3.81%) DevOps Engineer
7 4 (3.81%) Senior DevOps
7 4 (3.81%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 3 (2.86%) Architect
9 2 (1.90%) Security Architect
9 2 (1.90%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (23.81%) RESTful
2 20 (19.05%) GraphQL
2 20 (19.05%) Hibernate
2 20 (19.05%) JavaBeans
2 20 (19.05%) Middleware
2 20 (19.05%) REST
2 20 (19.05%) Spring
3 15 (14.29%) .NET
4 12 (11.43%) Express
4 12 (11.43%) HTML
4 12 (11.43%) HTML5
4 12 (11.43%) React
5 1 (0.95%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 1 (0.95%) Client/Server
1 1 (0.95%) Cloud Native
1 1 (0.95%) Management Information System
1 1 (0.95%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 8 (7.62%) Windows
2 7 (6.67%) Linux
3 3 (2.86%) Windows Server
4 2 (1.90%) Unix
4 2 (1.90%) Windows Server 2016
4 2 (1.90%) Windows Server 2019
5 1 (0.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.95%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (79.05%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (49.52%) Problem-Solving
3 45 (42.86%) BDD
4 34 (32.38%) Test Automation
5 33 (31.43%) Continuous Integration
6 25 (23.81%) Integration Testing
6 25 (23.81%) Performance Testing
7 24 (22.86%) Software Engineering
7 24 (22.86%) Unit Testing
8 22 (20.95%) Analytics
8 22 (20.95%) Coaching
9 21 (20.00%) TDD
10 20 (19.05%) API Testing
10 20 (19.05%) Big Data Analytics
10 20 (19.05%) Data Analytics
10 20 (19.05%) Microservices
10 20 (19.05%) Open Source
10 20 (19.05%) Scrum
10 20 (19.05%) SOA
11 19 (18.10%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 46 (43.81%) Java
2 35 (33.33%) C#
3 20 (19.05%) Java 8
4 13 (12.38%) SQL
5 12 (11.43%) JavaScript
6 4 (3.81%) Python
6 4 (3.81%) U-SQL
7 2 (1.90%) C
8 1 (0.95%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.95%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 105 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.90%) DV Cleared
2 2 (1.90%) MCP
2 2 (1.90%) MCSA
2 2 (1.90%) MCSE
2 2 (1.90%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.95%) CCNA
3 1 (0.95%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (0.95%) CISSP
3 1 (0.95%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (23.81%) QA
2 2 (1.90%) SLA
3 1 (0.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.95%) NIST
System Software
1 25 (23.81%) Docker
2 4 (3.81%) Active Directory
3 3 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.90%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.95%) EMC RecoverPoint
5 1 (0.95%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 26 (24.76%) Terraform
2 5 (4.76%) Ansible
3 4 (3.81%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.95%) Avamar
4 1 (0.95%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (0.95%) Grafana
4 1 (0.95%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (0.95%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.95%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.95%) Prometheus
4 1 (0.95%) Puppet
4 1 (0.95%) SCCM
4 1 (0.95%) WSUS
Vendors
1 4 (3.81%) Databricks
1 4 (3.81%) Google
1 4 (3.81%) VMware
2 3 (2.86%) Microsoft
3 1 (0.95%) Cisco
3 1 (0.95%) Citrix
3 1 (0.95%) CommVault
3 1 (0.95%) Dell
3 1 (0.95%) EMC
3 1 (0.95%) F5
3 1 (0.95%) Isilon
3 1 (0.95%) Juniper
3 1 (0.95%) Oracle
3 1 (0.95%) Red Hat
3 1 (0.95%) ServiceNow
3 1 (0.95%) Splunk
3 1 (0.95%) Veeam
3 1 (0.95%) Veracode