Period
to 20 January 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 20 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Check (SC) Clearance
England > East of England
6 months to
20 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 54 112 158
Rank change year-on-year +58 +46 +42
Permanent jobs citing SC Cleared 105 165 189
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 4.34% 2.70% 2.02%
As % of the Qualifications category 15.15% 10.60% 6.99%
Number of salaries quoted 84 155 145
Median annual salary £67,500 £42,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +58.82% -29.17% +33.33%
10th Percentile £43,900 £26,250 £27,050
90th Percentile £75,938 £92,500 £92,500
England median annual salary £57,500 £54,243 £52,095
% change year-on-year +6.00% +4.12% +13.25%

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 693 1,556 2,705
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 28.61% 25.47% 28.90%
Number of salaries quoted 489 1,118 1,904
Median annual salary £50,000 £46,173 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.29% +2.61% -
10th Percentile £30,900 £26,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £76,900 £73,750 £70,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%

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 20 January 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 20 January 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
Essex +50 50 £67,500 +58.82% 7
Hertfordshire +27 49 £62,500 +13.64% 26
Bedfordshire +42 3 £43,750 +40.00% 2
Suffolk +33 2 £65,000 +64.56%
Cambridgeshire +16 1 - -
SC Cleared
England

For the 6 months to 20 January 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.

1 105 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 47 (44.76%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (40.00%) DevOps
4 34 (32.38%) Public Sector
5 29 (27.62%) Java
6 27 (25.71%) Git (software)
6 27 (25.71%) Jenkins
7 26 (24.76%) Ansible
8 24 (22.86%) Terraform
9 23 (21.90%) Scrum
10 20 (19.05%) Spring
10 20 (19.05%) Problem-Solving
11 17 (16.19%) AWS
11 17 (16.19%) MATLAB
11 17 (16.19%) Linux
12 15 (14.29%) Customer Requirements
13 14 (13.33%) Systems Engineering
13 14 (13.33%) Service Delivery
13 14 (13.33%) Azure
13 14 (13.33%) Node.js
13 14 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
14 13 (12.38%) BDD
14 13 (12.38%) Windows
14 13 (12.38%) PostgreSQL
14 13 (12.38%) ITIL
14 13 (12.38%) Java 8
15 12 (11.43%) Microservices
15 12 (11.43%) Kubernetes
15 12 (11.43%) Spring Boot
15 12 (11.43%) JavaScript

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 5 (4.76%) OpenStack
2 3 (2.86%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (1.90%) Confluence
4 1 (0.95%) Red Hat Fuse
Applications
1 10 (9.52%) Simulink
2 2 (1.90%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.90%) Stateflow
2 2 (1.90%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 2 (1.90%) Oracle Cash Management
1 2 (1.90%) Teamcenter
2 1 (0.95%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 17 (16.19%) AWS
2 14 (13.33%) Azure
3 11 (10.48%) Amazon ECS
3 11 (10.48%) Amazon EKS
4 8 (7.62%) Serverless
5 4 (3.81%) SaaS
6 3 (2.86%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (2.86%) Amazon S3
6 3 (2.86%) AWS CloudFormation
6 3 (2.86%) AWS CodeCommit
6 3 (2.86%) GitHub
6 3 (2.86%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 2 (1.90%) Amazon ELB
7 2 (1.90%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (1.90%) G Suite
7 2 (1.90%) Route 53
8 1 (0.95%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.95%) IaaS
8 1 (0.95%) PaaS
8 1 (0.95%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.81%) Software-Defined Radio
1 4 (3.81%) VPN
1 4 (3.81%) Wireless
2 2 (1.90%) Network Security
2 2 (1.90%) SSL
2 2 (1.90%) Unified Communications
3 1 (0.95%) BGP
3 1 (0.95%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (0.95%) DNS
3 1 (0.95%) DWDM
3 1 (0.95%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (0.95%) Firewall
3 1 (0.95%) IPsec
3 1 (0.95%) LAN
3 1 (0.95%) NX-OS
3 1 (0.95%) OpenLDAP
3 1 (0.95%) OSPF
3 1 (0.95%) SDH
3 1 (0.95%) VoIP
3 1 (0.95%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (12.38%) PostgreSQL
2 8 (7.62%) Relational Database
3 3 (2.86%) SQL Server
4 2 (1.90%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (1.90%) Tableau
5 1 (0.95%) Amazon Athena
5 1 (0.95%) Amazon Aurora
5 1 (0.95%) Data Mart
5 1 (0.95%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.95%) Geospatial Data
5 1 (0.95%) GIS
5 1 (0.95%) JasperReports
5 1 (0.95%) Looker
5 1 (0.95%) MS Access
5 1 (0.95%) Power BI
5 1 (0.95%) QlikView
5 1 (0.95%) Tableau Server
Development Applications
1 27 (25.71%) Git (software)
1 27 (25.71%) Jenkins
2 9 (8.57%) Rational DOORS
3 8 (7.62%) Maven
4 7 (6.67%) JIRA
5 5 (4.76%) Rational Rhapsody
6 3 (2.86%) GitLab
6 3 (2.86%) JUnit
6 3 (2.86%) Mockito
6 3 (2.86%) Subversion
7 2 (1.90%) Selenium
8 1 (0.95%) Appium
8 1 (0.95%) Bitbucket
8 1 (0.95%) Bitbucket Server
8 1 (0.95%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.95%) Hudson
8 1 (0.95%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (0.95%) Sonatype Nexus
8 1 (0.95%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.95%) Vagrant
General
1 34 (32.38%) Public Sector
2 9 (8.57%) Finance
2 9 (8.57%) Manufacturing
3 4 (3.81%) Electronics
4 3 (2.86%) Aerospace
5 2 (1.90%) Law
6 1 (0.95%) Banking
6 1 (0.95%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (21.90%) Developer
2 15 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
3 14 (13.33%) Java Developer
3 14 (13.33%) Systems Engineer
4 8 (7.62%) Full Stack Developer
5 6 (5.71%) Analyst
5 6 (5.71%) Software Engineer
6 5 (4.76%) Azure DevOps
6 5 (4.76%) Delivery Manager
6 5 (4.76%) RF Engineer
6 5 (4.76%) Service Delivery Manager
6 5 (4.76%) Service Manager
7 4 (3.81%) Architect
7 4 (3.81%) Azure DevOps Engineer
7 4 (3.81%) Azure Engineer
7 4 (3.81%) Electronics Engineer
7 4 (3.81%) SOC Analyst
7 4 (3.81%) Software Developer
7 4 (3.81%) Team Leader
8 3 (2.86%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (19.05%) Spring
2 14 (13.33%) Node.js
3 12 (11.43%) Spring Boot
4 11 (10.48%) REST
5 10 (9.52%) AngularJS
6 8 (7.62%) Web Services
7 5 (4.76%) Apache Camel
7 5 (4.76%) Elastic Stack
8 4 (3.81%) Middleware
9 3 (2.86%) CSS
9 3 (2.86%) JPA
9 3 (2.86%) RabbitMQ
10 2 (1.90%) Java EE
10 2 (1.90%) JMS
10 2 (1.90%) JSP
10 2 (1.90%) LDAP
10 2 (1.90%) PowerMock
11 1 (0.95%) Hibernate
11 1 (0.95%) RESTful
11 1 (0.95%) Sensu
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (5.71%) Cyberthreat
3 5 (4.76%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 4 (3.81%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.86%) Cybercrime
6 2 (1.90%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (1.90%) Security Operations Centre
6 2 (1.90%) Social Media
6 2 (1.90%) VHDL
7 1 (0.95%) Clustering
7 1 (0.95%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (0.95%) NHS
7 1 (0.95%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.95%) PKI
7 1 (0.95%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.95%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 17 (16.19%) Linux
2 13 (12.38%) Windows
3 9 (8.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (4.76%) CentOS
4 5 (4.76%) Windows Server
5 4 (3.81%) Windows 10
5 4 (3.81%) Windows 7
6 2 (1.90%) VMS
7 1 (0.95%) Debian
7 1 (0.95%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.95%) Unix
7 1 (0.95%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.95%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.95%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (44.76%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (40.00%) DevOps
3 23 (21.90%) Scrum
4 20 (19.05%) Problem-Solving
5 15 (14.29%) Customer Requirements
6 14 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
6 14 (13.33%) Service Delivery
6 14 (13.33%) Systems Engineering
7 13 (12.38%) BDD
7 13 (12.38%) ITIL
8 12 (11.43%) Kanban
8 12 (11.43%) Microservices
8 12 (11.43%) TDD
8 12 (11.43%) Test Automation
9 11 (10.48%) Configuration Management
9 11 (10.48%) Continuous Improvement
10 10 (9.52%) Cybersecurity
10 10 (9.52%) Mathematics
11 9 (8.57%) Data Analysis
11 9 (8.57%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (27.62%) Java
2 17 (16.19%) MATLAB
3 13 (12.38%) Java 8
4 12 (11.43%) C
4 12 (11.43%) JavaScript
5 11 (10.48%) Python
6 9 (8.57%) C++
7 8 (7.62%) PowerShell
8 7 (6.67%) Bash Shell
9 6 (5.71%) SQL
10 5 (4.76%) Ruby
11 3 (2.86%) Groovy
11 3 (2.86%) Perl
12 2 (1.90%) Go
13 1 (0.95%) C#
13 1 (0.95%) Embedded C++
13 1 (0.95%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.95%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.95%) VB
Qualifications
1 105 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 12 (11.43%) Degree
3 5 (4.76%) CISSP
3 5 (4.76%) SSCP
4 4 (3.81%) CISM
4 4 (3.81%) CISMP
4 4 (3.81%) SANS
5 3 (2.86%) MCSA
5 3 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.95%) AWS Certification
6 1 (0.95%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.95%) CCDA
6 1 (0.95%) CCNP
6 1 (0.95%) CEH
6 1 (0.95%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.95%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.95%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (3.81%) QA
3 2 (1.90%) Cyber Essentials
3 2 (1.90%) NIST
3 2 (1.90%) SLA
4 1 (0.95%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.95%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 11 (10.48%) Docker
2 4 (3.81%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.90%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.95%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 26 (24.76%) Ansible
2 24 (22.86%) Terraform
3 12 (11.43%) Kubernetes
4 9 (8.57%) Puppet
5 7 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (2.86%) Consul
7 2 (1.90%) Microsoft Intune
7 2 (1.90%) SCCM
8 1 (0.95%) Nexpose
8 1 (0.95%) QRadar
8 1 (0.95%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 9 (8.57%) Microsoft
2 6 (5.71%) Cisco
2 6 (5.71%) Red Hat
3 5 (4.76%) Oracle
3 5 (4.76%) WSO2
4 4 (3.81%) Pega
4 4 (3.81%) VMware
5 3 (2.86%) Atlassian
5 3 (2.86%) Google
5 3 (2.86%) Juniper
6 2 (1.90%) Apple
6 2 (1.90%) Avaya
6 2 (1.90%) Citrix
6 2 (1.90%) Darktrace
6 2 (1.90%) Dell
6 2 (1.90%) FireEye
6 2 (1.90%) IronPort
6 2 (1.90%) LogRhythm
6 2 (1.90%) NetWitness
6 2 (1.90%) SAP