Period
to 9 May 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for SC Cleared qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 9 May 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Check (SC) Clearance
England > East of England
6 months to
9 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 44 107 116
Rank change year-on-year +63 +9 +91
Permanent jobs citing SC Cleared 173 116 211
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 4.60% 2.46% 2.58%
As % of the Qualifications category 15.53% 9.63% 9.09%
Number of salaries quoted 104 105 149
10th Percentile £47,500 £26,250 £25,250
25th Percentile £52,500 £33,750 £30,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £55,000 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year +18.18% +29.41% -5.56%
75th Percentile £73,750 £65,000 £65,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £92,500 £92,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £51,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% +1.94% +11.96%

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 of England with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
East of England
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 1,114 1,205 2,320
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 29.65% 25.51% 28.32%
Number of salaries quoted 606 844 1,635
10th Percentile £31,625 £26,625 £26,250
25th Percentile £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £48,500 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +8.25% +7.78% -
75th Percentile £67,500 £61,250 £60,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £74,625 £74,800
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

SC Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

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

Job vacancy trend for SC Cleared in the East of England

SC Cleared
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

Salary trend for SC Cleared in the East of England

SC Cleared
Salary Histogram in the East of England

Salary distribution for jobs citing SC Cleared in the East of England over the 6 months to 9 May 2021.

Salary histogram for SC Cleared in the East of England

SC Cleared
Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 6 months to 9 May 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
Hertfordshire +39 110 £60,000 +9.09% 22
Essex +39 51 £67,500 +50.00% 1
Cambridgeshire -5 8 £60,000 -7.69% 6
Bedfordshire +19 5 £57,500 - 4
Suffolk +17 2 £65,000 +62.50%
SC Cleared
England

For the 6 months to 9 May 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 of England region with a requirement for SC Cleared.

1 173 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 56 (32.37%) Customer Requirements
3 55 (31.79%) Agile Software Development
4 45 (26.01%) DevOps
5 44 (25.43%) Systems Engineering
6 39 (22.54%) MATLAB
7 36 (20.81%) Project Management
8 35 (20.23%) Public Sector
9 29 (16.76%) Degree
10 28 (16.18%) Validation
10 28 (16.18%) Digital Transformation Programme
11 27 (15.61%) Java
12 25 (14.45%) Rational DOORS
13 24 (13.87%) Jenkins
13 24 (13.87%) ITIL
13 24 (13.87%) Cisco
13 24 (13.87%) Scrum
13 24 (13.87%) Simulink
13 24 (13.87%) SysML
14 22 (12.72%) Linux
15 21 (12.14%) Physics
15 21 (12.14%) Git (software)
16 20 (11.56%) CCNP
16 20 (11.56%) Cisco Certification
16 20 (11.56%) Social Skills
16 20 (11.56%) Problem-Solving
17 19 (10.98%) Ansible
17 19 (10.98%) Terraform
18 18 (10.40%) Collaborative Working
18 18 (10.40%) Test Automation

SC Cleared
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 7 (4.05%) Confluence
1 7 (4.05%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (1.16%) OpenStack
3 1 (0.58%) Red Hat Fuse
Applications
1 24 (13.87%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (0.58%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 16 (9.25%) AWS
2 11 (6.36%) Azure
3 10 (5.78%) Amazon EKS
4 7 (4.05%) Amazon ECS
5 5 (2.89%) Serverless
6 3 (1.73%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (1.73%) AWS CloudFormation
6 3 (1.73%) AWS CodeCommit
6 3 (1.73%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 2 (1.16%) Amazon S3
7 2 (1.16%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (1.16%) GitHub
7 2 (1.16%) IaaS
7 2 (1.16%) PaaS
7 2 (1.16%) SaaS
8 1 (0.58%) Amazon ELB
8 1 (0.58%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.58%) Azure Cosmos DB
8 1 (0.58%) Power Platform
8 1 (0.58%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 17 (9.83%) Firewall
2 11 (6.36%) DWDM
2 11 (6.36%) Ethernet
2 11 (6.36%) SDH
3 10 (5.78%) Network Security
4 7 (4.05%) BGP
4 7 (4.05%) Cisco ASA
4 7 (4.05%) Cisco Firepower
4 7 (4.05%) IPsec
4 7 (4.05%) LAN
4 7 (4.05%) OSPF
4 7 (4.05%) SD-WAN
4 7 (4.05%) WAN
5 4 (2.31%) HTTP
5 4 (2.31%) Software-Defined Radio
5 4 (2.31%) Wireless
6 3 (1.73%) MPLS
6 3 (1.73%) VPN
7 1 (0.58%) DNS
7 1 (0.58%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (5.78%) PostgreSQL
2 7 (4.05%) Relational Database
3 4 (2.31%) MySQL
4 3 (1.73%) SQL Server
5 2 (1.16%) Geospatial Data
5 2 (1.16%) GIS
5 2 (1.16%) JasperReports
5 2 (1.16%) Tableau
6 1 (0.58%) Amazon Athena
6 1 (0.58%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (0.58%) Data Mart
6 1 (0.58%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.58%) Looker
6 1 (0.58%) MS Access
6 1 (0.58%) Power BI
6 1 (0.58%) QlikView
6 1 (0.58%) Tableau Server
Development Applications
1 25 (14.45%) Rational DOORS
2 24 (13.87%) Jenkins
3 21 (12.14%) Git (software)
4 17 (9.83%) Rational Rhapsody
5 13 (7.51%) JIRA
6 10 (5.78%) Maven
7 7 (4.05%) GitLab
8 5 (2.89%) JUnit
8 5 (2.89%) Mockito
9 4 (2.31%) Cucumber
10 3 (1.73%) Subversion
11 1 (0.58%) Appium
11 1 (0.58%) Bitbucket
11 1 (0.58%) DbUnit
11 1 (0.58%) jMock
11 1 (0.58%) NUnit
11 1 (0.58%) Octopus Deploy
11 1 (0.58%) Selenium
11 1 (0.58%) TeamCity
11 1 (0.58%) Vagrant
General
1 35 (20.23%) Public Sector
2 20 (11.56%) Social Skills
3 17 (9.83%) Electronics
4 12 (6.94%) Aerospace
5 10 (5.78%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (5.78%) Military
6 6 (3.47%) Manufacturing
7 4 (2.31%) Finance
7 4 (2.31%) Presentation Skills
8 2 (1.16%) Law
8 2 (1.16%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.58%) Games
9 1 (0.58%) Organisational Skills
9 1 (0.58%) Retail
Job Titles
1 41 (23.70%) Systems Engineer
2 18 (10.40%) Developer
3 17 (9.83%) Electronics Engineer
3 17 (9.83%) RF Engineer
4 16 (9.25%) DevOps Engineer
5 14 (8.09%) Architect
6 12 (6.94%) Designer
6 12 (6.94%) Network Designer
7 10 (5.78%) Network Operations Specialist
7 10 (5.78%) Network Specialist
8 9 (5.20%) Java Developer
9 7 (4.05%) Analyst
9 7 (4.05%) Network Engineer
9 7 (4.05%) Network Security Engineer
9 7 (4.05%) Security Engineer
9 7 (4.05%) Software Engineer
9 7 (4.05%) WAN Engineer
10 6 (3.47%) Functional Analyst
10 6 (3.47%) IP Architect
10 6 (3.47%) SAP Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (9.25%) Spring
2 13 (7.51%) REST
2 13 (7.51%) Web Services
3 10 (5.78%) Spring Boot
4 8 (4.62%) CSS
4 8 (4.62%) Node.js
5 7 (4.05%) AngularJS
5 7 (4.05%) RabbitMQ
5 7 (4.05%) SOAP
6 6 (3.47%) Elastic Stack
6 6 (3.47%) Middleware
7 5 (2.89%) RESTful
8 4 (2.31%) JMS
9 3 (1.73%) Hibernate
9 3 (1.73%) J2EE
9 3 (1.73%) PowerMock
10 2 (1.16%) ActiveMQ
10 2 (1.16%) Apache Camel
10 2 (1.16%) JSP
10 2 (1.16%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 10 (5.78%) Data Centre
2 5 (2.89%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 3 (1.73%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.16%) Cybercrime
4 2 (1.16%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (1.16%) NHS
4 2 (1.16%) N-Tier
4 2 (1.16%) VHDL
4 2 (1.16%) Virtual Team
5 1 (0.58%) Cyberthreat
5 1 (0.58%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (0.58%) Public Cloud
5 1 (0.58%) Robotics
5 1 (0.58%) Social Media
5 1 (0.58%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 22 (12.72%) Linux
2 11 (6.36%) Windows
3 10 (5.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (5.20%) CentOS
5 4 (2.31%) Windows Server
6 2 (1.16%) VMS
7 1 (0.58%) Debian
7 1 (0.58%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.58%) Unix
7 1 (0.58%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.58%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (32.37%) Customer Requirements
2 55 (31.79%) Agile Software Development
3 45 (26.01%) DevOps
4 44 (25.43%) Systems Engineering
5 36 (20.81%) Project Management
6 28 (16.18%) Digital Transformation Programme
6 28 (16.18%) Validation
7 24 (13.87%) ITIL
7 24 (13.87%) Scrum
7 24 (13.87%) SysML
8 21 (12.14%) Physics
9 20 (11.56%) Problem-Solving
10 18 (10.40%) Collaborative Working
10 18 (10.40%) Test Automation
11 17 (9.83%) Requirements Management
11 17 (9.83%) Technology Roadmap
12 13 (7.51%) Continuous Integration
12 13 (7.51%) Data Analysis
12 13 (7.51%) Information Security
13 12 (6.94%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 39 (22.54%) MATLAB
2 27 (15.61%) Java
3 11 (6.36%) C++
4 10 (5.78%) C
5 9 (5.20%) JavaScript
5 9 (5.20%) Python
6 8 (4.62%) Java 8
6 8 (4.62%) SQL
7 6 (3.47%) C#
7 6 (3.47%) PowerShell
8 5 (2.89%) Bash Shell
9 3 (1.73%) Groovy
9 3 (1.73%) Perl
9 3 (1.73%) Ruby
10 2 (1.16%) Go
11 1 (0.58%) Embedded C++
11 1 (0.58%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.58%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.58%) VB
Qualifications
1 173 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 29 (16.76%) Degree
3 20 (11.56%) CCNP
3 20 (11.56%) Cisco Certification
4 12 (6.94%) DV Cleared
5 7 (4.05%) CCDP
6 3 (1.73%) MCSA
6 3 (1.73%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.58%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.58%) CCNA
7 1 (0.58%) CISM
7 1 (0.58%) CISMP
7 1 (0.58%) CISSP
7 1 (0.58%) PhD
7 1 (0.58%) SANS
7 1 (0.58%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (2.31%) QA
2 1 (0.58%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.58%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (4.05%) Docker
2 4 (2.31%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.58%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 19 (10.98%) Ansible
1 19 (10.98%) Terraform
2 11 (6.36%) Kubernetes
3 9 (5.20%) Puppet
4 7 (4.05%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (2.31%) Kibana
6 3 (1.73%) Consul
7 1 (0.58%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 24 (13.87%) Cisco
2 11 (6.36%) Alcatel-Lucent
2 11 (6.36%) Nokia
3 10 (5.78%) Red Hat
4 7 (4.05%) CheckPoint
4 7 (4.05%) Oracle
5 6 (3.47%) SAP
6 5 (2.89%) Microsoft
7 4 (2.31%) AppDynamics
7 4 (2.31%) IBM
7 4 (2.31%) ServiceNow
8 3 (1.73%) Atlassian
9 2 (1.16%) Google
9 2 (1.16%) NetApp
9 2 (1.16%) WSO2
10 1 (0.58%) Nortel
10 1 (0.58%) Pega
10 1 (0.58%) Remedy
10 1 (0.58%) Splunk
10 1 (0.58%) VMware