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 3 months to 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Check (SC) Clearance
England / East of England
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 197 133 130
Rank change year-on-year -64 -3  
Permanent jobs citing SC Cleared 65 137 180
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.04% 2.03% 2.19%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.42% 6.89% 7.00%
Number of salaries quoted 38 92 150
Median salary £47,500 £42,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% -15.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £20,525 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies advertised in the East of England.

Academic & Professional Certification
East of England
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 1903 1989 2571
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 30.57% 29.51% 31.33%
Number of salaries quoted 1472 1646 2118
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,400
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

SC Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England citing SC Cleared as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for SC Cleared in the East of England

SC Cleared
Salary Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT 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

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SC Cleared in the East of England over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

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 3 months to 26 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire -53 41 £47,500 +18.75% 8
Cambridgeshire -12 17 £50,000 -2.91% 2
Norfolk - 4 £46,250 -
Essex -6 3 - - 1
SC Cleared
England

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, IT jobs citing SC 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 East of England region with a requirement for SC Cleared.

1 139 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 55 (39.57%) ITIL
3 42 (30.22%) Microsoft
4 40 (28.78%) Active Directory
5 38 (27.34%) Windows
6 25 (17.99%) Java
6 25 (17.99%) Information Security
7 23 (16.55%) Finance
7 23 (16.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 22 (15.83%) Degree
8 22 (15.83%) MCP
8 22 (15.83%) CISSP
9 21 (15.11%) OO
9 21 (15.11%) Service Management
10 20 (14.39%) DNS
10 20 (14.39%) Cisco
10 20 (14.39%) Windows Server
11 19 (13.67%) DHCP
11 19 (13.67%) SQL Server
11 19 (13.67%) Software Engineering
12 18 (12.95%) CISM
12 18 (12.95%) Firewall
12 18 (12.95%) Computer Science
13 17 (12.23%) JIRA
13 17 (12.23%) CESG Certified Professional
13 17 (12.23%) Agile Software Development
14 16 (11.51%) Microsoft Office
14 16 (11.51%) C
15 15 (10.79%) JavaScript
15 15 (10.79%) Office 365

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 11 (7.91%) SharePoint
2 10 (7.19%) MS Exchange
2 10 (7.19%) Skype for Business
3 8 (5.76%) Apache
4 7 (5.04%) JBoss
5 5 (3.60%) Tomcat
6 4 (2.88%) Apache Solr
6 4 (2.88%) Confluence
6 4 (2.88%) Elasticsearch
6 4 (2.88%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (1.44%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.72%) NetWeaver
8 1 (0.72%) WebLogic
Applications
1 16 (11.51%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (2.16%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (2.16%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 3 (2.16%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 2 (1.44%) SAP FI
1 2 (1.44%) SAP MM
1 2 (1.44%) SAP PP
2 1 (0.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 15 (10.79%) Office 365
2 8 (5.76%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (2.16%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.44%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.72%) Google Drive
5 1 (0.72%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (14.39%) DNS
2 19 (13.67%) DHCP
3 18 (12.95%) Firewall
4 10 (7.19%) TCP/IP
5 9 (6.47%) Skype
6 4 (2.88%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (2.88%) HTTP
6 4 (2.88%) Internet
7 2 (1.44%) PBX
7 2 (1.44%) VoIP
7 2 (1.44%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.72%) Extranet
8 1 (0.72%) FTP
8 1 (0.72%) Intrusion Detection
8 1 (0.72%) LDAP
8 1 (0.72%) SSH
8 1 (0.72%) SSL
8 1 (0.72%) TETRA
8 1 (0.72%) VPN
8 1 (0.72%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (13.67%) SQL Server
2 12 (8.63%) RDBMS
2 12 (8.63%) Relational Database
3 9 (6.47%) GIS
4 8 (5.76%) Geospatial Data
5 4 (2.88%) JasperReports
6 3 (2.16%) Crystal Reports
6 3 (2.16%) MySQL
7 2 (1.44%) OLAP
7 2 (1.44%) OLTP
7 2 (1.44%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.72%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.72%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 17 (12.23%) JIRA
2 14 (10.07%) Selenium
3 12 (8.63%) JUnit
4 9 (6.47%) Eclipse
4 9 (6.47%) Jenkins
4 9 (6.47%) TeamCity
5 8 (5.76%) ClearQuest
5 8 (5.76%) CruiseControl
5 8 (5.76%) FishEye
5 8 (5.76%) Hudson
6 5 (3.60%) Visual Studio
7 4 (2.88%) Ant
7 4 (2.88%) Maven
7 4 (2.88%) MSI
7 4 (2.88%) SoapUI
7 4 (2.88%) Zephyr
8 3 (2.16%) Rational Rhapsody
9 2 (1.44%) Subversion
10 1 (0.72%) Burp Suite
10 1 (0.72%) LabVIEW
General
1 23 (16.55%) Finance
2 7 (5.04%) Aerospace
2 7 (5.04%) Electronics
2 7 (5.04%) Law
2 7 (5.04%) Manufacturing
3 5 (3.60%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.16%) Automotive
4 3 (2.16%) Legal
4 3 (2.16%) Retail
5 2 (1.44%) French Language
6 1 (0.72%) Front Office
6 1 (0.72%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 20 (14.39%) Developer
2 19 (13.67%) Analyst
3 15 (10.79%) Support Engineer
4 13 (9.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 13 (9.35%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 13 (9.35%) Software Engineer
5 12 (8.63%) Java Developer
6 11 (7.91%) SOC Analyst
7 10 (7.19%) Consultant
7 10 (7.19%) Incident Analyst
7 10 (7.19%) SIEM Analyst
8 9 (6.47%) Graduate
8 9 (6.47%) Graduate Developer
8 9 (6.47%) Graduate Java Developer
8 9 (6.47%) IT Support
8 9 (6.47%) Junior
9 8 (5.76%) IT Engineer
9 8 (5.76%) Java Engineer
9 8 (5.76%) Junior Developer
9 8 (5.76%) Junior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (9.35%) Web Services
2 12 (8.63%) RESTful
3 10 (7.19%) Spring
4 9 (6.47%) .NET
4 9 (6.47%) CSS
4 9 (6.47%) Middleware
5 8 (5.76%) GWT
5 8 (5.76%) J2EE
5 8 (5.76%) Java EE
5 8 (5.76%) REST
5 8 (5.76%) SOAP
6 7 (5.04%) JSON
7 5 (3.60%) HTML
7 5 (3.60%) Swing
8 4 (2.88%) Ajax
8 4 (2.88%) AWT
8 4 (2.88%) Hibernate
8 4 (2.88%) JMS
8 4 (2.88%) Lucene
8 4 (2.88%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (12.95%) Computer Science
2 13 (9.35%) Management Information System
3 8 (5.76%) Driving Licence
4 7 (5.04%) Blackberry
5 5 (3.60%) CESG
5 5 (3.60%) Data Centre
6 4 (2.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 4 (2.88%) N-Tier
7 3 (2.16%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (1.44%) e-Learning
8 2 (1.44%) Fat Client
8 2 (1.44%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 2 (1.44%) Thin Client
9 1 (0.72%) CESG CLAS
9 1 (0.72%) Life Science
9 1 (0.72%) PKI
9 1 (0.72%) Smartphone
9 1 (0.72%) Social Media
9 1 (0.72%) Verilog
9 1 (0.72%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 38 (27.34%) Windows
2 20 (14.39%) Windows Server
3 8 (5.76%) Windows 7
4 7 (5.04%) Windows 10
5 6 (4.32%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (3.60%) Unix
7 4 (2.88%) Linux
8 3 (2.16%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (2.16%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.72%) AIX
9 1 (0.72%) Android
9 1 (0.72%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.72%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (39.57%) ITIL
2 25 (17.99%) Information Security
3 21 (15.11%) OO
3 21 (15.11%) Service Management
4 19 (13.67%) Software Engineering
5 17 (12.23%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (10.07%) Change Management
6 14 (10.07%) Incident Management
7 13 (9.35%) Continuous Integration
7 13 (9.35%) Problem Management
7 13 (9.35%) Security Management
8 11 (7.91%) SIEM
8 11 (7.91%) UML
9 10 (7.19%) Presales
9 10 (7.19%) Test Automation
10 9 (6.47%) Customer Requirements
10 9 (6.47%) Issue Tracking
10 9 (6.47%) TDD
11 8 (5.76%) Risk Management
11 8 (5.76%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (17.99%) Java
2 16 (11.51%) C
3 15 (10.79%) JavaScript
4 13 (9.35%) C#
5 12 (8.63%) PowerShell
6 10 (7.19%) VBScript
7 9 (6.47%) SQL
8 7 (5.04%) VB
9 6 (4.32%) C++
10 5 (3.60%) Ada
11 4 (2.88%) PHP
11 4 (2.88%) VB.NET
12 3 (2.16%) MATLAB
13 2 (1.44%) Python
13 2 (1.44%) Shell Script
13 2 (1.44%) XAML
14 1 (0.72%) ABAP
14 1 (0.72%) Perl
14 1 (0.72%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.72%) VB6
Qualifications
1 139 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 22 (15.83%) CISSP
2 22 (15.83%) Degree
2 22 (15.83%) MCP
3 18 (12.95%) CISM
4 17 (12.23%) CESG Certified Professional
5 14 (10.07%) Microsoft Certification
6 13 (9.35%) CISA
6 13 (9.35%) MCSE
6 13 (9.35%) SANS
7 12 (8.63%) Computer Science Degree
8 11 (7.91%) CEH
9 10 (7.19%) CRISC
10 9 (6.47%) MCSA
11 5 (3.60%) CCIE
11 5 (3.60%) CCNP
11 5 (3.60%) CCSE
11 5 (3.60%) Cisco Certification
12 4 (2.88%) CCDP
13 3 (2.16%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (16.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (6.47%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 9 (6.47%) PCI DSS
3 8 (5.76%) SLA
4 7 (5.04%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 7 (5.04%) ISO 9001
4 7 (5.04%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 4 (2.88%) GPG13
6 3 (2.16%) MISRA
6 3 (2.16%) QA
6 3 (2.16%) RMADS
7 2 (1.44%) ISAE 3402
7 2 (1.44%) JSP 440
8 1 (0.72%) Cyber Essentials
8 1 (0.72%) Def Stans
8 1 (0.72%) ISO 13485
System Software
1 40 (28.78%) Active Directory
2 12 (8.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (4.32%) Forefront TMG
3 6 (4.32%) vSphere
3 6 (4.32%) XenApp
3 6 (4.32%) XenDesktop
4 4 (2.88%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (2.16%) Hyper-V
6 2 (1.44%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.72%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 11 (7.91%) SCCM
2 4 (2.88%) BladeLogic
2 4 (2.88%) Microsoft Intune
2 4 (2.88%) SCOrch
3 1 (0.72%) BMC PATROL
3 1 (0.72%) HP Data Protector
3 1 (0.72%) Nessus
3 1 (0.72%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.72%) Nmap
3 1 (0.72%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 42 (30.22%) Microsoft
2 20 (14.39%) Cisco
3 14 (10.07%) Oracle
3 14 (10.07%) VMware
4 12 (8.63%) Computacenter
5 10 (7.19%) AlienVault
5 10 (7.19%) LogLogic
5 10 (7.19%) LogRhythm
6 8 (5.76%) Atlassian
7 7 (5.04%) Citrix
8 5 (3.60%) BMC
8 5 (3.60%) CheckPoint
8 5 (3.60%) Google
9 4 (2.88%) Adobe
9 4 (2.88%) NetApp
9 4 (2.88%) Sourcefire
10 3 (2.16%) HP
10 3 (2.16%) IBM
10 3 (2.16%) Juniper
10 3 (2.16%) SAP
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