Period
to 24 July 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 24 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Check (SC) Clearance
England > East of England
6 months to
24 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 78 119 98
Rank change year-on-year +41 -21 +120
Permanent jobs citing SC Cleared 145 61 225
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 3.05% 1.90% 3.03%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.92% 7.10% 10.71%
Number of salaries quoted 74 56 185
10th Percentile £44,475 £26,875 £27,500
25th Percentile £50,625 £39,250 £30,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £52,500 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year +14.29% +23.53% -13.27%
75th Percentile £72,500 £65,000 £65,000
90th Percentile £80,500 £92,500 £92,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £51,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +7.84% -2.86% +10.53%

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 1,328 859 2,101
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 27.96% 26.74% 28.29%
Number of salaries quoted 592 612 1,578
10th Percentile £29,750 £27,500 £25,750
25th Percentile £36,250 £35,428 £33,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £49,750 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +0.50% +10.56% -
75th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
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 24 July 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 24 July 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 +26 107 £60,000 -7.69% 41
Essex +16 24 £65,000 +39.78% 4
Cambridgeshire -30 9 £60,000 - 9
Bedfordshire -4 8 £57,500 - 5
SC Cleared
England

For the 6 months to 24 July 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.

1 145 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 49 (33.79%) Customer Requirements
2 49 (33.79%) Systems Engineering
3 41 (28.28%) Project Management
4 40 (27.59%) Degree
5 38 (26.21%) Agile Software Development
6 34 (23.45%) Cisco
7 32 (22.07%) MATLAB
8 29 (20.00%) Validation
9 27 (18.62%) Cisco Certification
9 27 (18.62%) Social Skills
10 26 (17.93%) Simulink
11 25 (17.24%) CCNP
12 24 (16.55%) Rational DOORS
13 23 (15.86%) SysML
13 23 (15.86%) Scrum
14 21 (14.48%) DV Cleared
15 20 (13.79%) Rational Rhapsody
15 20 (13.79%) Firewall
16 19 (13.10%) Aerospace
16 19 (13.10%) Requirements Management
16 19 (13.10%) Digital Transformation Programme
16 19 (13.10%) Public Sector
17 18 (12.41%) DevOps
17 18 (12.41%) Electronics
17 18 (12.41%) Web Services
17 18 (12.41%) ITIL
18 17 (11.72%) Information Security
18 17 (11.72%) Information Management
19 16 (11.03%) Software Engineering

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 (7.59%) Confluence
2 4 (2.76%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (1.38%) IIS
Applications
1 26 (17.93%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (0.69%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.52%) AWS
2 5 (3.45%) Azure
3 3 (2.07%) Amazon EKS
4 1 (0.69%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.69%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.69%) Azure Cosmos DB
4 1 (0.69%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.69%) IaaS
4 1 (0.69%) PaaS
4 1 (0.69%) Power Platform
4 1 (0.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (13.79%) Firewall
2 11 (7.59%) Ethernet
2 11 (7.59%) Network Security
3 10 (6.90%) DWDM
3 10 (6.90%) SDH
4 8 (5.52%) BGP
4 8 (5.52%) Cisco ASA
4 8 (5.52%) Cisco Firepower
4 8 (5.52%) IPsec
4 8 (5.52%) LAN
4 8 (5.52%) OSPF
4 8 (5.52%) SD-WAN
4 8 (5.52%) WAN
5 6 (4.14%) HTTP
6 4 (2.76%) Broadband
6 4 (2.76%) PBX
6 4 (2.76%) PSTN
6 4 (2.76%) TETRA
7 3 (2.07%) MPLS
8 2 (1.38%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.14%) MySQL
2 4 (2.76%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.38%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (1.38%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.69%) Geospatial Data
4 1 (0.69%) GIS
4 1 (0.69%) JasperReports
4 1 (0.69%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.69%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 24 (16.55%) Rational DOORS
2 20 (13.79%) Rational Rhapsody
3 14 (9.66%) JIRA
4 12 (8.28%) Jenkins
5 8 (5.52%) Cucumber
5 8 (5.52%) Maven
6 6 (4.14%) GitLab
7 4 (2.76%) Git (software)
7 4 (2.76%) TestRail
8 2 (1.38%) JUnit
8 2 (1.38%) Mockito
8 2 (1.38%) Selenium
9 1 (0.69%) DbUnit
9 1 (0.69%) jMock
9 1 (0.69%) SonarQube
9 1 (0.69%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 1 (0.69%) Visual Studio
General
1 27 (18.62%) Social Skills
2 19 (13.10%) Aerospace
2 19 (13.10%) Public Sector
3 18 (12.41%) Electronics
4 16 (11.03%) Military
5 15 (10.34%) Presentation Skills
6 5 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (2.07%) Telecoms
8 2 (1.38%) Retail
9 1 (0.69%) Automotive
9 1 (0.69%) Games
9 1 (0.69%) Inclusion and Diversity
9 1 (0.69%) Law
9 1 (0.69%) Organisational Skills
9 1 (0.69%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 36 (24.83%) Systems Engineer
2 19 (13.10%) RF Engineer
3 17 (11.72%) Architect
3 17 (11.72%) Developer
4 15 (10.34%) Network Operations Specialist
4 15 (10.34%) Network Specialist
5 13 (8.97%) Electronics Engineer
6 12 (8.28%) C# Developer
6 12 (8.28%) C++ Developer
6 12 (8.28%) C++/C# Developer
6 12 (8.28%) Lead C# Developer
6 12 (8.28%) Lead Developer
7 11 (7.59%) Designer
7 11 (7.59%) Network Designer
8 10 (6.90%) Network Engineer
9 8 (5.52%) Network Security Engineer
9 8 (5.52%) Security Engineer
9 8 (5.52%) WAN Engineer
10 7 (4.83%) Analyst
10 7 (4.83%) IP Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (12.41%) Web Services
2 8 (5.52%) Spring
3 6 (4.14%) RabbitMQ
3 6 (4.14%) REST
3 6 (4.14%) SOAP
3 6 (4.14%) Spring Boot
4 5 (3.45%) CSS
4 5 (3.45%) RESTful
5 4 (2.76%) Elastic Stack
5 4 (2.76%) JMS
6 2 (1.38%) Hibernate
6 2 (1.38%) J2EE
6 2 (1.38%) JSON
6 2 (1.38%) LDAP
6 2 (1.38%) Middleware
6 2 (1.38%) Regular Expression
7 1 (0.69%) ActiveMQ
7 1 (0.69%) GWT
7 1 (0.69%) PowerMock
7 1 (0.69%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 15 (10.34%) Data Centre
2 2 (1.38%) Cyber Defence
2 2 (1.38%) Cybercrime
2 2 (1.38%) Cyberthreat
2 2 (1.38%) Management Information System
2 2 (1.38%) NHS
3 1 (0.69%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (0.69%) N-Tier
3 1 (0.69%) PKI
3 1 (0.69%) Robotics
3 1 (0.69%) Social Media
3 1 (0.69%) User Experience
3 1 (0.69%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (0.69%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 8 (5.52%) Linux
2 7 (4.83%) Windows
3 4 (2.76%) CentOS
4 3 (2.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.69%) VxWorks
5 1 (0.69%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (33.79%) Customer Requirements
1 49 (33.79%) Systems Engineering
2 41 (28.28%) Project Management
3 38 (26.21%) Agile Software Development
4 29 (20.00%) Validation
5 23 (15.86%) Scrum
5 23 (15.86%) SysML
6 19 (13.10%) Digital Transformation Programme
6 19 (13.10%) Requirements Management
7 18 (12.41%) DevOps
7 18 (12.41%) ITIL
8 17 (11.72%) Information Management
8 17 (11.72%) Information Security
9 16 (11.03%) Software Engineering
10 15 (10.34%) Cryptography
10 15 (10.34%) Network Design
11 14 (9.66%) Physics
11 14 (9.66%) Test Automation
12 13 (8.97%) Collaborative Working
12 13 (8.97%) Technology Roadmap
Programming Languages
1 32 (22.07%) MATLAB
2 16 (11.03%) C#
3 15 (10.34%) Java
4 14 (9.66%) C++
5 5 (3.45%) SQL
6 4 (2.76%) PowerShell
6 4 (2.76%) Python
7 2 (1.38%) C
7 2 (1.38%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.69%) Java 11
8 1 (0.69%) Java 8
8 1 (0.69%) Perl
8 1 (0.69%) Ruby
8 1 (0.69%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 145 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 40 (27.59%) Degree
3 27 (18.62%) Cisco Certification
4 25 (17.24%) CCNP
5 21 (14.48%) DV Cleared
6 8 (5.52%) CCDP
7 1 (0.69%) CCENT
7 1 (0.69%) CCNA
7 1 (0.69%) CISA
7 1 (0.69%) CISMP
7 1 (0.69%) ISACA
7 1 (0.69%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.38%) SLA
2 1 (0.69%) GDPR
2 1 (0.69%) ISO 14001
2 1 (0.69%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.69%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 1 (0.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.69%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (3.45%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.07%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (1.38%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.38%) NFS
4 2 (1.38%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.69%) Postfix
5 1 (0.69%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.69%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (4.83%) Ansible
2 5 (3.45%) Terraform
3 4 (2.76%) Kibana
4 3 (2.07%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (0.69%) Puppet
5 1 (0.69%) SCCM
5 1 (0.69%) WSUS
Vendors
1 34 (23.45%) Cisco
2 10 (6.90%) Alcatel-Lucent
2 10 (6.90%) Nokia
3 9 (6.21%) CheckPoint
4 7 (4.83%) ServiceNow
5 6 (4.14%) IBM
5 6 (4.14%) Oracle
5 6 (4.14%) SAP
6 5 (3.45%) VMware
7 4 (2.76%) AppDynamics
7 4 (2.76%) Microsoft
7 4 (2.76%) Red Hat
8 3 (2.07%) Citrix
9 2 (1.38%) Fortinet
9 2 (1.38%) Instagram
9 2 (1.38%) NetApp
10 1 (0.69%) CyberArk
10 1 (0.69%) Google
10 1 (0.69%) Palo Alto
10 1 (0.69%) Zscaler