Period
to 21 September 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for Security Cleared qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 21 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Clearance
England > East of England
6 months to
21 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 64 63 136
Rank change year-on-year -1 +73 +6
Permanent jobs citing Security Cleared 75 293 251
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 3.78% 4.15% 2.26%
As % of the Qualifications category 14.26% 14.53% 7.95%
Number of salaries quoted 60 256 140
Median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.65% -29.17% +20.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £27,500 £29,675
90th Percentile £73,750 £92,500 £87,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

Security 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 526 2,016 3,157
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 26.51% 28.54% 28.45%
Number of salaries quoted 379 1,436 2,222
Median annual salary £52,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.67% - +4.65%
10th Percentile £30,900 £25,875 £25,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £73,375 £72,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%

Security Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

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

Job vacancy trend for Security Cleared in the East of England

Security Cleared
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

Salary trend for Security Cleared in the East of England

Security Cleared
Salary Histogram in the East of England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Security Cleared in the East of England over the 6 months to 21 September 2020.

Salary histogram for Security Cleared in the East of England

Security 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 Security Cleared within the East of England region over the 6 months to 21 September 2020. 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 +6 42 £45,000 +5.88% 45
Essex +9 24 £52,500 -6.67% 9
Cambridgeshire +34 4 £52,500 +31.25% 12
Bedfordshire +39 3 £50,000 +25.00% 6
Suffolk +21 2 £40,000 -11.11%
Security Cleared
England

For the 6 months to 21 September 2020, IT jobs citing Security 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 Security Cleared.

1 58 (77.33%) SC Cleared
2 25 (33.33%) Migration
2 25 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (29.33%) Problem-Solving
4 20 (26.67%) Microsoft
4 20 (26.67%) Data Migration
5 17 (22.67%) Public Sector
6 14 (18.67%) Jenkins
7 13 (17.33%) Git (software)
7 13 (17.33%) Scrum
8 12 (16.00%) Active Directory
8 12 (16.00%) SQL Server
8 12 (16.00%) DevOps
9 11 (14.67%) Analytical Skills
9 11 (14.67%) BDD
9 11 (14.67%) Java
9 11 (14.67%) ETL
9 11 (14.67%) Management Information System
10 10 (13.33%) Law
10 10 (13.33%) SQL
10 10 (13.33%) DV Cleared
10 10 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
10 10 (13.33%) JIRA
10 10 (13.33%) QA
11 9 (12.00%) Spring
11 9 (12.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 9 (12.00%) Kanban
11 9 (12.00%) C#
11 9 (12.00%) Windows
11 9 (12.00%) Firewall

Security 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 4 (5.33%) IIS
2 3 (4.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.67%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.33%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.33%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (6.67%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (4.00%) Simulink
2 3 (4.00%) Stateflow
3 2 (2.67%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 2 (2.67%) Oracle Cash Management
1 2 (2.67%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 7 (9.33%) AWS
2 6 (8.00%) Azure
3 2 (2.67%) Amazon ECS
3 2 (2.67%) Amazon EKS
3 2 (2.67%) G Suite
3 2 (2.67%) Office 365
3 2 (2.67%) OneDrive
3 2 (2.67%) SaaS
3 2 (2.67%) Serverless
4 1 (1.33%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (1.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (12.00%) Firewall
2 3 (4.00%) DNS
3 2 (2.67%) Skype
4 1 (1.33%) 4G
4 1 (1.33%) DHCP
4 1 (1.33%) HTTPS
4 1 (1.33%) Kerberos
4 1 (1.33%) LTE
4 1 (1.33%) SAN
4 1 (1.33%) Software-Defined Radio
4 1 (1.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (16.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (12.00%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (8.00%) IBM InfoSphere
3 6 (8.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (5.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (2.67%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (2.67%) Blockchain
5 2 (2.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 14 (18.67%) Jenkins
2 13 (17.33%) Git (software)
3 10 (13.33%) JIRA
4 5 (6.67%) Maven
5 4 (5.33%) Buildbot
5 4 (5.33%) Cucumber
5 4 (5.33%) Hudson
5 4 (5.33%) PVCS
5 4 (5.33%) Selenium
5 4 (5.33%) Subversion
6 2 (2.67%) Zephyr
7 1 (1.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (1.33%) DbUnit
7 1 (1.33%) jMock
7 1 (1.33%) JUnit
7 1 (1.33%) Mockito
7 1 (1.33%) Rational DOORS
7 1 (1.33%) SonarQube
General
1 17 (22.67%) Public Sector
2 10 (13.33%) Law
3 4 (5.33%) Aerospace
4 3 (4.00%) Finance
4 3 (4.00%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.67%) Electronics
6 1 (1.33%) Games
6 1 (1.33%) Military
Job Titles
1 22 (29.33%) Developer
2 10 (13.33%) Consultant
3 8 (10.67%) C# Developer
3 8 (10.67%) PostgreSQL Developer
4 7 (9.33%) Java Developer
5 6 (8.00%) Administrator
5 6 (8.00%) Data Migration Developer
5 6 (8.00%) ETL Developer
5 6 (8.00%) Oracle Developer
5 6 (8.00%) Oracle ETL Developer
5 6 (8.00%) SQL Developer
5 6 (8.00%) SQL Server Developer
6 5 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support Technician
6 5 (6.67%) Data Migration Consultant
6 5 (6.67%) Data Migration Lead
6 5 (6.67%) Information Systems Manager
6 5 (6.67%) IT Support
6 5 (6.67%) IT Technician
6 5 (6.67%) Service Desk Support
6 5 (6.67%) Service Desk Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (12.00%) Spring
2 6 (8.00%) AngularJS
3 4 (5.33%) CSS
3 4 (5.33%) HTML
3 4 (5.33%) HTML5
3 4 (5.33%) Sass
3 4 (5.33%) Spring Boot
4 3 (4.00%) Apache Camel
4 3 (4.00%) REST
4 3 (4.00%) Web Services
5 2 (2.67%) .NET
5 2 (2.67%) Elastic Stack
5 2 (2.67%) Java EE
5 2 (2.67%) JMS
5 2 (2.67%) JPA
5 2 (2.67%) Node.js
5 2 (2.67%) RESTful
5 2 (2.67%) XML
6 1 (1.33%) ADSI
6 1 (1.33%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 11 (14.67%) Analytical Skills
1 11 (14.67%) Management Information System
2 4 (5.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 4 (5.33%) Mobile App
2 4 (5.33%) VHDL
3 3 (4.00%) Cyber Defence
4 2 (2.67%) Client/Server
4 2 (2.67%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.33%) Clustering
5 1 (1.33%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.33%) PKI
5 1 (1.33%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 9 (12.00%) Windows
2 7 (9.33%) Linux
3 6 (8.00%) Windows 10
3 6 (8.00%) Windows 7
3 6 (8.00%) Windows Server
4 3 (4.00%) Windows 8
5 2 (2.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (2.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (2.67%) Windows Server 2016
5 2 (2.67%) Windows Vista
6 1 (1.33%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 25 (33.33%) Migration
2 22 (29.33%) Problem-Solving
3 20 (26.67%) Data Migration
4 13 (17.33%) Scrum
5 12 (16.00%) DevOps
6 11 (14.67%) BDD
6 11 (14.67%) ETL
7 10 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
8 9 (12.00%) Kanban
9 8 (10.67%) Line Management
9 8 (10.67%) Scaled Agile Framework
10 7 (9.33%) Cybersecurity
10 7 (9.33%) TDD
11 6 (8.00%) Critical Thinking
11 6 (8.00%) Systems Engineering
11 6 (8.00%) Workflow
12 5 (6.67%) Project Delivery
12 5 (6.67%) Project Management
12 5 (6.67%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 11 (14.67%) Java
2 10 (13.33%) SQL
3 9 (12.00%) C#
4 7 (9.33%) JavaScript
5 4 (5.33%) C++
5 4 (5.33%) Java 8
5 4 (5.33%) MATLAB
6 3 (4.00%) C
6 3 (4.00%) PowerShell
6 3 (4.00%) VB
7 2 (2.67%) Python
8 1 (1.33%) Ada
8 1 (1.33%) Fortran
Qualifications
1 58 (77.33%) SC Cleared
2 10 (13.33%) DV Cleared
3 7 (9.33%) Degree
4 3 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (2.67%) ISTQB
5 2 (2.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (2.67%) MCSA
5 2 (2.67%) PhD
6 1 (1.33%) CCIE
6 1 (1.33%) CESG Certified Professional
6 1 (1.33%) CISA
6 1 (1.33%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.33%) CISM
6 1 (1.33%) CISSP
6 1 (1.33%) CLAS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (13.33%) QA
2 9 (12.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (6.67%) Data Quality
4 1 (1.33%) Def Stans
4 1 (1.33%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 1 (1.33%) JSP 440
4 1 (1.33%) NIST
4 1 (1.33%) NIST 800
4 1 (1.33%) RMADS
4 1 (1.33%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (16.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (5.33%) Firmware
2 4 (5.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (4.00%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.67%) Docker
5 1 (1.33%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 9 (12.00%) Terraform
2 8 (10.67%) Ansible
3 5 (6.67%) SCCM
4 2 (2.67%) Kubernetes
4 2 (2.67%) Microsoft Intune
4 2 (2.67%) WSUS
Vendors
1 20 (26.67%) Microsoft
2 8 (10.67%) Oracle
3 6 (8.00%) IBM
3 6 (8.00%) Talend
4 4 (5.33%) Cisco
4 4 (5.33%) ServiceNow
4 4 (5.33%) Spiceworks
4 4 (5.33%) VMware
5 3 (4.00%) Google
5 3 (4.00%) SAP
6 2 (2.67%) Apple
6 2 (2.67%) Pega
6 2 (2.67%) Remedy
6 2 (2.67%) WSO2
7 1 (1.33%) Citrix
7 1 (1.33%) Juniper
7 1 (1.33%) MathWorks
7 1 (1.33%) McAfee