Period
to 25 March 2019

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 25 March 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Check (SC) Clearance
England > East of England
6 months to
25 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 127 203 245
Rank change year-on-year +76 +42 -64
Permanent jobs citing SC Cleared 205 176 124
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 2.39% 1.39% 0.98%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.47% 4.68% 3.43%
Number of salaries quoted 143 144 65
East of England median annual salary £52,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.67% +5.88% -2.58%
10th Percentile £25,250 £29,000 £21,675
90th Percentile £92,500 £68,375 £61,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - -5.26%

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 2,420 3,759 3,611
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 28.26% 29.75% 28.63%
Number of salaries quoted 1,683 2,945 2,766
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,750
Median salary % change year-on-year - +0.56% +5.29%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +4.17% +6.67% -3.23%

SC Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing SC Cleared as a percentage 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

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 6 months to 25 March 2019.

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 25 March 2019. 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 +63 142 £60,000 +26.32% 8
Cambridgeshire +39 26 £31,500 -10.00% 2
Essex +49 22 £55,000 +22.22% 5
Suffolk - 11 £52,500 -
Bedfordshire -21 4 £56,000 -24.07% 11
SC Cleared
England

For the 6 months to 25 March 2019, 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.

1 205 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 80 (39.02%) Problem-Solving
3 69 (33.66%) Analytical Skills
4 55 (26.83%) Data Quality
5 54 (26.34%) Agile Software Development
6 51 (24.88%) Migration
7 48 (23.41%) Data Migration
8 46 (22.44%) Microsoft
9 45 (21.95%) ETL
10 44 (21.46%) SQL Server
11 43 (20.98%) SQL
12 41 (20.00%) Windows
13 40 (19.51%) Cisco
14 35 (17.07%) Oracle
14 35 (17.07%) ITIL
14 35 (17.07%) Data Analysis
15 33 (16.10%) JSON
16 31 (15.12%) C#
17 30 (14.63%) T-SQL
18 29 (14.15%) C++
18 29 (14.15%) C
18 29 (14.15%) XML
18 29 (14.15%) Cisco Certification
19 28 (13.66%) PostgreSQL
19 28 (13.66%) Reference Data
19 28 (13.66%) Test Automation
20 27 (13.17%) SLA
21 26 (12.68%) Software Engineering
21 26 (12.68%) Degree
22 25 (12.20%) Master Data Management

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 10 (4.88%) MS Exchange
2 8 (3.90%) SharePoint
3 7 (3.41%) Exchange Server 2013
4 6 (2.93%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (2.44%) Apache
5 5 (2.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 5 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2000
5 5 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2003
5 5 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2007
5 5 (2.44%) Skype for Business
6 4 (1.95%) IIS
6 4 (1.95%) JBoss
6 4 (1.95%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.98%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.49%) LiveLink
8 1 (0.49%) nginx
8 1 (0.49%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.49%) WebSphere
Applications
1 15 (7.32%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (2.93%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (2.44%) Microsoft Project
4 3 (1.46%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.49%) PTC Creo
5 1 (0.49%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 2 (0.98%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (5.85%) Amazon AWS
1 12 (5.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (2.93%) Google Cloud Platform
2 6 (2.93%) Office 365
3 2 (0.98%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (0.49%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (0.49%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.49%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.49%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.49%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 22 (10.73%) Firewall
2 19 (9.27%) LAN
3 16 (7.80%) TCP/IP
4 15 (7.32%) WAN
5 12 (5.85%) BGP
5 12 (5.85%) OSPF
5 12 (5.85%) VPN
6 10 (4.88%) Cisco IOS
7 8 (3.90%) DNS
7 8 (3.90%) Network Security
7 8 (3.90%) VLAN
8 7 (3.41%) Internet
8 7 (3.41%) Intrusion Detection
8 7 (3.41%) IPsec
8 7 (3.41%) VoIP
9 6 (2.93%) NX-OS
9 6 (2.93%) SMTP
10 5 (2.44%) BIG-IP
10 5 (2.44%) Fibre Channel
10 5 (2.44%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (21.46%) SQL Server
2 28 (13.66%) PostgreSQL
3 24 (11.71%) SQL Server 2016
4 20 (9.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 20 (9.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (2.44%) GIS
6 4 (1.95%) JasperReports
6 4 (1.95%) RDBMS
6 4 (1.95%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.49%) Data Lake
7 1 (0.49%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 24 (11.71%) JIRA
2 21 (10.24%) Subversion
3 11 (5.37%) Visual Studio
4 10 (4.88%) Eclipse
5 4 (1.95%) Ant
5 4 (1.95%) JUnit
5 4 (1.95%) Maven
6 2 (0.98%) HP UFT
6 2 (0.98%) Jenkins
6 2 (0.98%) Selenium
6 2 (0.98%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (0.98%) WebDriver
7 1 (0.49%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.49%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.49%) MSI
7 1 (0.49%) Robot Framework
7 1 (0.49%) Travis CI
7 1 (0.49%) Vagrant
General
1 11 (5.37%) Telecoms
2 9 (4.39%) Military
3 7 (3.41%) Electronics
3 7 (3.41%) Finance
4 4 (1.95%) Manufacturing
5 2 (0.98%) Banking
5 2 (0.98%) Marketing
5 2 (0.98%) Retail
6 1 (0.49%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.49%) Automotive
6 1 (0.49%) Games
Job Titles
1 35 (17.07%) Analyst
2 27 (13.17%) Network Engineer
3 26 (12.68%) Software Engineer
4 23 (11.22%) Developer
5 20 (9.76%) Data Migration Developer
5 20 (9.76%) ETL Developer
5 20 (9.76%) Oracle Developer
5 20 (9.76%) Oracle ETL Developer
5 20 (9.76%) PostgreSQL Developer
5 20 (9.76%) SQL Developer
5 20 (9.76%) SQL Server Developer
6 18 (8.78%) Architect
7 17 (8.29%) Consultant
7 17 (8.29%) Data Consultant
7 17 (8.29%) Data Migration Consultant
7 17 (8.29%) Data Migration Lead
7 17 (8.29%) Migration Consultant
8 11 (5.37%) C++ Software Engineer
8 11 (5.37%) Embedded Engineer
8 11 (5.37%) Embedded Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (16.10%) JSON
2 29 (14.15%) XML
3 10 (4.88%) Flash
3 10 (4.88%) ODBC
3 10 (4.88%) OpenGL
4 8 (3.90%) RESTful
4 8 (3.90%) XSD
5 5 (2.44%) Ajax
5 5 (2.44%) CSS
5 5 (2.44%) Spring
5 5 (2.44%) Web Services
6 4 (1.95%) Apache Flex
6 4 (1.95%) AWT
6 4 (1.95%) GWT
6 4 (1.95%) Hibernate
6 4 (1.95%) JMS
6 4 (1.95%) Middleware
6 4 (1.95%) REST
6 4 (1.95%) Swing
7 3 (1.46%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 69 (33.66%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (13.66%) Reference Data
3 16 (7.80%) Self-Motivation
4 14 (6.83%) Data Centre
4 14 (6.83%) Driving Licence
5 5 (2.44%) Blackberry
5 5 (2.44%) Video Conferencing
6 4 (1.95%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 3 (1.46%) CESG
7 3 (1.46%) EMC VNX
8 2 (0.98%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.98%) e-Health
8 2 (0.98%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.98%) Security Operations Centre
9 1 (0.49%) Cloud Native
9 1 (0.49%) Clustering
9 1 (0.49%) Cyberthreat
9 1 (0.49%) e-Learning
9 1 (0.49%) Linux Command Line
9 1 (0.49%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 41 (20.00%) Windows
2 23 (11.22%) Windows Server
3 6 (2.93%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (2.44%) Linux
4 5 (2.44%) Windows 2000
4 5 (2.44%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (1.95%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (0.98%) CentOS
6 2 (0.98%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.49%) DC/OS
7 1 (0.49%) Debian
7 1 (0.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.49%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.49%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (39.02%) Problem-Solving
2 54 (26.34%) Agile Software Development
3 51 (24.88%) Migration
4 48 (23.41%) Data Migration
5 45 (21.95%) ETL
6 35 (17.07%) Data Analysis
6 35 (17.07%) ITIL
7 28 (13.66%) Test Automation
8 26 (12.68%) Software Engineering
9 25 (12.20%) Master Data Management
10 24 (11.71%) Incident Management
10 24 (11.71%) Mathematics
11 23 (11.22%) Scaled Agile Framework
12 20 (9.76%) BDD
12 20 (9.76%) Data Mapping
12 20 (9.76%) TDD
13 19 (9.27%) PRINCE2
14 16 (7.80%) Waterfall
15 12 (5.85%) Computer Science
15 12 (5.85%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 43 (20.98%) SQL
2 31 (15.12%) C#
3 30 (14.63%) T-SQL
4 29 (14.15%) C
4 29 (14.15%) C++
5 20 (9.76%) PL/SQL
6 18 (8.78%) VBA
7 11 (5.37%) PowerShell
8 10 (4.88%) Embedded C
8 10 (4.88%) Embedded C++
9 7 (3.41%) JavaScript
10 4 (1.95%) Java
10 4 (1.95%) Java 8
10 4 (1.95%) Python
11 3 (1.46%) VBScript
12 2 (0.98%) Perl
13 1 (0.49%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.49%) PHP
13 1 (0.49%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 205 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 29 (14.15%) Cisco Certification
3 26 (12.68%) Degree
4 20 (9.76%) CCNA
5 15 (7.32%) CCNP
6 13 (6.34%) Microsoft Certification
7 12 (5.85%) CISSP
8 10 (4.88%) CEH
9 8 (3.90%) CCENT
9 8 (3.90%) DV Cleared
9 8 (3.90%) MCSE
10 7 (3.41%) MCP
11 5 (2.44%) CCIE
11 5 (2.44%) Chartered Engineer
11 5 (2.44%) MCSA
11 5 (2.44%) Numerate Degree
12 3 (1.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 2 (0.98%) ISEB
14 1 (0.49%) A+ Certification
14 1 (0.49%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (26.83%) Data Quality
2 27 (13.17%) SLA
3 8 (3.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (2.44%) Cyber Essentials
4 5 (2.44%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
4 5 (2.44%) JSP 440
4 5 (2.44%) PMO
4 5 (2.44%) QA
5 3 (1.46%) GDPR
5 3 (1.46%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 3 (1.46%) RMADS
6 2 (0.98%) GPG13
6 2 (0.98%) NIST 800
System Software
1 23 (11.22%) Active Directory
2 6 (2.93%) Hyper-V
2 6 (2.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.95%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (1.95%) XenApp
3 4 (1.95%) XenDesktop
4 3 (1.46%) Docker
5 2 (0.98%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.49%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.49%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.49%) VMware NSX
6 1 (0.49%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (0.49%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 13 (6.34%) SCCM
2 5 (2.44%) MAILsweeper
2 5 (2.44%) SCVMM
3 4 (1.95%) Data Guard
3 4 (1.95%) SCOrch
4 3 (1.46%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (1.46%) Puppet
4 3 (1.46%) vRealize
4 3 (1.46%) vRealize Orchestrator
4 3 (1.46%) WSUS
5 2 (0.98%) Ansible
5 2 (0.98%) EnCase
5 2 (0.98%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (0.98%) Kubernetes
5 2 (0.98%) Nexpose
5 2 (0.98%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (0.98%) QRadar
5 2 (0.98%) Terraform
6 1 (0.49%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.49%) Nagios
Vendors
1 46 (22.44%) Microsoft
2 40 (19.51%) Cisco
3 35 (17.07%) Oracle
4 20 (9.76%) Talend
5 19 (9.27%) VMware
6 16 (7.80%) F5
7 12 (5.85%) CheckPoint
8 11 (5.37%) Fortinet
8 11 (5.37%) Juniper
9 10 (4.88%) Google
9 10 (4.88%) Xilinx
10 8 (3.90%) HP
11 7 (3.41%) Citrix
11 7 (3.41%) Palo Alto
11 7 (3.41%) Sophos
12 6 (2.93%) Aruba
12 6 (2.93%) Brocade
13 5 (2.44%) IronPort
13 5 (2.44%) TOWER Software
13 5 (2.44%) Trend Micro