The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for SC Cleared qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Check (SC) Clearance
UK / England
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 195 158 139
Rank change year-on-year -37 -19  
Permanent jobs citing SC Cleared 1343 2093 2237
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.68% 2.15% 2.21%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.78% 7.77% 8.02%
Number of salaries quoted 909 1566 1634
Median salary £45,000 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +4.16%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,175 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - -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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies advertised in England.

Academic & Professional Certification
England
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 19810 26924 27908
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 24.75% 27.61% 27.59%
Number of salaries quoted 15723 21803 22089
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

SC Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 England

SC Cleared
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SC Cleared in England.

Salary trend for SC Cleared in England

SC Cleared
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SC Cleared in England over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Salary histogram for SC Cleared in England

SC Cleared
Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 28 March 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
South East -12 441 £45,000 -5.26% 64
South West -6 335 £40,000 -2.43% 38
London -38 253 £62,500 +4.16% 63
North West +6 90 £35,000 -19.85% 12
East of England -21 78 £42,500 - 12
West Midlands -52 53 £47,500 -2.81% 9
East Midlands -14 52 £47,500 - 6
Yorkshire -16 20 £43,400 -3.55% 2
North East +4 4 £36,000 +50.00% 7
SC Cleared
UK

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 England region with a requirement for SC Cleared.

1 2798 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 552 (19.73%) Windows
3 544 (19.44%) ITIL
4 528 (18.87%) Microsoft
5 486 (17.37%) DV Cleared
6 418 (14.94%) Linux
7 409 (14.62%) C
8 404 (14.44%) Java
9 394 (14.08%) Agile Software Development
10 386 (13.80%) Degree
11 319 (11.40%) Firewall
12 318 (11.37%) Information Security
13 316 (11.29%) Cybersecurity
14 302 (10.79%) Cisco
15 301 (10.76%) SQL
16 291 (10.40%) VMware
17 287 (10.26%) Software Engineering
18 280 (10.01%) MS Excel
19 271 (9.69%) C#
20 260 (9.29%) Active Directory
21 251 (8.97%) Project Management
21 251 (8.97%) Oracle
22 245 (8.76%) JavaScript
23 236 (8.43%) CISSP
24 232 (8.29%) Unix
25 230 (8.22%) Analytical Skills
26 224 (8.01%) Cisco Certification
27 223 (7.97%) VMware Infrastructure
28 222 (7.93%) Finance
29 217 (7.76%) SQL Server

SC Cleared
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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
1 128 (4.57%) SharePoint
2 79 (2.82%) WebLogic
3 77 (2.75%) Apache
4 65 (2.32%) JBoss
5 52 (1.86%) MS Exchange
6 45 (1.61%) Skype for Business
7 43 (1.54%) Tomcat
8 37 (1.32%) IIS
8 37 (1.32%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 37 (1.32%) WebSphere
9 35 (1.25%) SharePoint 2013
10 34 (1.22%) SharePoint 2010
11 29 (1.04%) Alfresco
12 27 (0.96%) BizTalk Server
12 27 (0.96%) Elasticsearch
12 27 (0.96%) Joomla!
13 18 (0.64%) Drupal
14 15 (0.54%) Apache Spark
14 15 (0.54%) Confluence
15 14 (0.50%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 280 (10.01%) MS Excel
2 142 (5.08%) MS Office
3 60 (2.14%) MS Project
4 34 (1.22%) MS PowerPoint
5 11 (0.39%) MS Visio
6 10 (0.36%) Adobe Illustrator
7 9 (0.32%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 8 (0.29%) 3ds Max
8 8 (0.29%) Maya
8 8 (0.29%) OmniGraffle
8 8 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
9 7 (0.25%) InfoPath
10 6 (0.21%) Photoshop
11 5 (0.18%) Simulink
11 5 (0.18%) S-PLUS
12 4 (0.14%) SPSS
13 3 (0.11%) Windchill
14 2 (0.071%) AutoCAD
15 1 (0.036%) Adobe Premiere
15 1 (0.036%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 38 (1.36%) Remedy ITSM
2 28 (1.00%) Sentinel
3 18 (0.64%) Dynamics AX
4 16 (0.57%) SAP CO
4 16 (0.57%) SAP FI
4 16 (0.57%) SAP FI/CO
5 15 (0.54%) Remedy AR System
6 14 (0.50%) assyst
6 14 (0.50%) Oracle EBS R12
7 13 (0.46%) Oracle ERP
8 12 (0.43%) Dynamics CRM
9 11 (0.39%) Oracle EBS
9 11 (0.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 9 (0.32%) SAP HR
11 8 (0.29%) Oracle CRM
12 7 (0.25%) SAP PS
13 6 (0.21%) SAP PSCD
13 6 (0.21%) SAP SCM
14 4 (0.14%) SAP GRC
14 4 (0.14%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 127 (4.54%) Microsoft Azure
2 110 (3.93%) Office 365
3 100 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
4 39 (1.39%) Cloud Computing
5 30 (1.07%) GitHub
5 30 (1.07%) PaaS
6 29 (1.04%) SaaS
7 23 (0.82%) IaaS
8 18 (0.64%) Google Cloud Platform
9 12 (0.43%) Azure Active Directory
10 11 (0.39%) Amazon EC2
11 8 (0.29%) Amazon S3
12 6 (0.21%) Boomi
13 5 (0.18%) SuccessFactors
14 3 (0.11%) AWS CloudFormation
15 2 (0.071%) G Suite
16 1 (0.036%) iTunes
16 1 (0.036%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 319 (11.40%) Firewall
2 198 (7.08%) LAN
3 167 (5.97%) TCP/IP
4 158 (5.65%) WAN
5 150 (5.36%) DNS
6 132 (4.72%) Network Security
7 127 (4.54%) DHCP
8 94 (3.36%) Wireless
9 84 (3.00%) VPN
10 81 (2.89%) Cisco ASA
10 81 (2.89%) MPLS
11 78 (2.79%) OSPF
12 75 (2.68%) HTTP
13 68 (2.43%) BGP
14 58 (2.07%) SSL
15 55 (1.97%) VoIP
16 53 (1.89%) Wi-Fi
17 48 (1.72%) Intrusion Detection
17 48 (1.72%) Junos
18 44 (1.57%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 217 (7.76%) SQL Server
2 83 (2.97%) MongoDB
3 75 (2.68%) Hadoop
4 63 (2.25%) MySQL
5 59 (2.11%) Big Data
6 57 (2.04%) Relational Database
7 56 (2.00%) SQL Server 2008
8 51 (1.82%) NoSQL
9 37 (1.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 36 (1.29%) Oracle Database
11 35 (1.25%) SQL Server 2005
12 34 (1.22%) GIS
13 32 (1.14%) MS Access
13 32 (1.14%) PostgreSQL
13 32 (1.14%) RDBMS
14 28 (1.00%) Data Warehouse
14 28 (1.00%) Oracle Database 11g
15 22 (0.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 21 (0.75%) Oracle OWB
17 17 (0.61%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 103 (3.68%) Team Foundation Server
2 92 (3.29%) Jenkins
3 70 (2.50%) Git (software)
4 69 (2.47%) Visual Studio
5 53 (1.89%) JIRA
6 50 (1.79%) Subversion
7 47 (1.68%) Maven
8 43 (1.54%) JUnit
8 43 (1.54%) Selenium
9 40 (1.43%) Rational DOORS
10 31 (1.11%) Oracle Forms
11 29 (1.04%) Cucumber
11 29 (1.04%) TeamCity
12 21 (0.75%) PeopleTools
13 20 (0.71%) Hudson
14 14 (0.50%) MSI
15 13 (0.46%) ClearQuest
16 12 (0.43%) GitLab
16 12 (0.43%) Mockito
17 11 (0.39%) SonarQube
General
1 222 (7.93%) Finance
2 111 (3.97%) Telecoms
3 74 (2.64%) Marketing
4 66 (2.36%) Manufacturing
5 65 (2.32%) Military
6 52 (1.86%) Aerospace
7 38 (1.36%) Legal
8 29 (1.04%) Banking
9 27 (0.96%) Electronics
10 16 (0.57%) Games
11 14 (0.50%) Law
12 13 (0.46%) Publishing
13 12 (0.43%) Multimedia
13 12 (0.43%) Retail
14 10 (0.36%) Billing
15 7 (0.25%) Automotive
16 5 (0.18%) Avionics
17 4 (0.14%) Local Government
17 4 (0.14%) Pharmaceutical
18 3 (0.11%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 354 (12.65%) Developer
2 272 (9.72%) Consultant
3 254 (9.08%) Analyst
4 223 (7.97%) Architect
5 170 (6.08%) Network Engineer
6 149 (5.33%) Software Engineer
7 143 (5.11%) Support Engineer
8 118 (4.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 101 (3.61%) Systems Engineer
10 93 (3.32%) Security Manager
11 89 (3.18%) Java Developer
12 87 (3.11%) Security Architect
13 80 (2.86%) Tester
14 78 (2.79%) Project Manager
15 77 (2.75%) Cisco Engineer
15 77 (2.75%) Senior Developer
16 75 (2.68%) Administrator
17 69 (2.47%) Software Developer
18 63 (2.25%) Solutions Architect
19 62 (2.22%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 208 (7.43%) .NET
2 204 (7.29%) HTML
3 180 (6.43%) Web Services
4 129 (4.61%) XML
5 110 (3.93%) CSS
6 96 (3.43%) ASP.NET
7 91 (3.25%) AngularJS
8 79 (2.82%) SOAP
9 73 (2.61%) J2EE
10 70 (2.50%) REST
11 57 (2.04%) Spring
12 55 (1.97%) HTML5
13 54 (1.93%) .NET Framework
14 51 (1.82%) JSON
15 45 (1.61%) RESTful
16 42 (1.50%) React
17 40 (1.43%) jQuery
17 40 (1.43%) WSDL
18 39 (1.39%) Ajax
19 37 (1.32%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 230 (8.22%) Analytical Skills
2 194 (6.93%) Management Information System
3 118 (4.22%) Data Centre
4 87 (3.11%) CESG
5 85 (3.04%) Computer Science
6 82 (2.93%) PKI
7 58 (2.07%) Driving Licence
8 56 (2.00%) Security Operations Centre
9 33 (1.18%) Clustering
10 32 (1.14%) User Experience
11 31 (1.11%) Cyber Attack
11 31 (1.11%) Private Cloud
12 28 (1.00%) Mobile App
13 27 (0.96%) Blackberry
13 27 (0.96%) Cybercrime
14 25 (0.89%) Hybrid Cloud
15 24 (0.86%) Cyberthreat
16 23 (0.82%) Algorithms
16 23 (0.82%) CMDB
17 21 (0.75%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 552 (19.73%) Windows
2 418 (14.94%) Linux
3 232 (8.29%) Unix
4 192 (6.86%) Windows Server
5 81 (2.89%) Windows 7
6 80 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
7 75 (2.68%) Android
8 68 (2.43%) Windows Server 2012
9 51 (1.82%) Windows Server 2003
10 49 (1.75%) Apple iOS
10 49 (1.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 45 (1.61%) Windows 10
12 39 (1.39%) CentOS
13 30 (1.07%) Solaris
14 21 (0.75%) Windows XP
15 20 (0.71%) Windows 8
16 17 (0.61%) Debian
17 14 (0.50%) Ubuntu
18 12 (0.43%) Mac OS
19 11 (0.39%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 544 (19.44%) ITIL
2 394 (14.08%) Agile Software Development
3 318 (11.37%) Information Security
4 316 (11.29%) Cybersecurity
5 287 (10.26%) Software Engineering
6 251 (8.97%) Project Management
7 182 (6.50%) Stakeholder Management
8 174 (6.22%) Service Delivery
9 166 (5.93%) Service Management
10 153 (5.47%) Scrum
11 151 (5.40%) Risk Management
12 128 (4.57%) Customer Requirements
13 124 (4.43%) Open Source
14 120 (4.29%) Presales
14 120 (4.29%) SIEM
15 119 (4.25%) Mentoring
16 114 (4.07%) Change Management
17 113 (4.04%) DevOps
18 112 (4.00%) Incident Management
19 111 (3.97%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 409 (14.62%) C
2 404 (14.44%) Java
3 301 (10.76%) SQL
4 271 (9.69%) C#
5 245 (8.76%) JavaScript
6 213 (7.61%) C++
7 149 (5.33%) Python
8 131 (4.68%) PowerShell
9 73 (2.61%) Perl
10 62 (2.22%) Bash Shell
11 61 (2.18%) Ruby
12 57 (2.04%) Shell Script
13 54 (1.93%) PHP
14 53 (1.89%) VB
15 39 (1.39%) PL/SQL
15 39 (1.39%) Scala
16 36 (1.29%) VBA
17 35 (1.25%) T-SQL
18 31 (1.11%) Groovy
19 28 (1.00%) XPath
Qualifications
1 2798 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 486 (17.37%) DV Cleared
3 386 (13.80%) Degree
4 236 (8.43%) CISSP
5 224 (8.01%) Cisco Certification
6 158 (5.65%) CISM
7 138 (4.93%) CCNA
8 113 (4.04%) CCNP
9 101 (3.61%) ITIL Certification
10 98 (3.50%) SANS
11 93 (3.32%) Microsoft Certification
12 88 (3.15%) CEH
13 85 (3.04%) CESG Certified Professional
14 81 (2.89%) CISA
15 68 (2.43%) MCSE
16 64 (2.29%) GIAC
17 58 (2.07%) CREST Certified
18 57 (2.04%) MCSA
19 48 (1.72%) BPSS Clearance
19 48 (1.72%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 155 (5.54%) SLA
2 136 (4.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 80 (2.86%) PCI DSS
4 58 (2.07%) QA
5 45 (1.61%) Cyber Essentials
6 39 (1.39%) RMADS
7 35 (1.25%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 32 (1.14%) PMO
9 29 (1.04%) GPG13
10 28 (1.00%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
11 22 (0.79%) COBIT
12 21 (0.75%) JSP 440
13 14 (0.50%) Def Stans
14 13 (0.46%) ISO 9001
15 12 (0.43%) JTAG
16 10 (0.36%) Data Quality
16 10 (0.36%) MISRA
16 10 (0.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
17 7 (0.25%) DO-178B
18 6 (0.21%) DO-254
System Software
1 260 (9.29%) Active Directory
2 223 (7.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 90 (3.22%) vSphere
4 80 (2.86%) Hyper-V
5 44 (1.57%) Snort
6 34 (1.22%) VMware ESXi
7 28 (1.00%) Oracle RAC
8 26 (0.93%) Docker
9 17 (0.61%) Microsoft App-V
10 14 (0.50%) Dovecot
11 13 (0.46%) vCloud
12 12 (0.43%) XenApp
13 11 (0.39%) Virtual Machines
14 10 (0.36%) Forefront TMG
14 10 (0.36%) XenDesktop
15 7 (0.25%) Firmware
16 6 (0.21%) KVM
16 6 (0.21%) VMware ESX
17 4 (0.14%) Terminal Services
18 3 (0.11%) NFS
Systems Management
1 75 (2.68%) SCCM
2 40 (1.43%) Nagios
3 32 (1.14%) NetBackup
4 30 (1.07%) Juniper STRM
5 26 (0.93%) Ansible
5 26 (0.93%) Puppet
6 24 (0.86%) Oracle RMAN
7 23 (0.82%) Data Guard
8 20 (0.71%) Nmap
9 18 (0.64%) Opscode Chef
10 17 (0.61%) SCOrch
11 16 (0.57%) Network Intrusion Detection System
12 15 (0.54%) Nessus
13 14 (0.50%) SCOM
14 13 (0.46%) HP Quality Center
14 13 (0.46%) Microsoft Intune
15 12 (0.43%) Endace
15 12 (0.43%) logstash
16 11 (0.39%) Kubernetes
17 10 (0.36%) Kibana
Vendors
1 528 (18.87%) Microsoft
2 302 (10.79%) Cisco
3 291 (10.40%) VMware
4 251 (8.97%) Oracle
5 214 (7.65%) Juniper
6 118 (4.22%) SAP
7 106 (3.79%) HP
8 88 (3.15%) IBM
9 64 (2.29%) Red Hat
10 58 (2.07%) Remedy
11 55 (1.97%) F5
12 52 (1.86%) CheckPoint
13 46 (1.64%) Palo Alto
14 45 (1.61%) Citrix
15 42 (1.50%) LogRhythm
16 37 (1.32%) NetApp
17 35 (1.25%) Fujitsu
18 34 (1.22%) EMC
19 33 (1.18%) ServiceNow
20 32 (1.14%) Google
South East
Vodafone
Posted: 13 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Gloucestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £95k to £130k + benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000-65,000 (Depending on skill set of candidate)
Posted: 16 hours ago
Salisbury, Wiltshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + 15% Flexible Benefits, Pension & Life Assura
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £28000 - £37000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Leidos
Posted: 16 hours ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000-45,000
Posted: 16 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 50,000
Posted: Yesterday
London
Leidos
Posted: 16 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Great Benefits + Company
Posted: 18 hours ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 13 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £47000 - £55000 per annum + Pension + Bupa
Posted: 7 hours ago
Didcot, Oxfordshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £18000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Malvern, Worcestershire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
West London
Energon People
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + BONUS + BENEFITS
Posted: 9 hours ago
Havant, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 3 days ago
North West London
Send
Salary: From £65,000 to £80,000 per annum Full Benefits Package + share option
Posted: Yesterday
Ringwood, Hampshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Norfolk
Sanderson
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Square One Resources
Salary: From £35,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £580 - £620 per day + Dependent on Experience
Posted: 4 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
The People Network
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum, Benefits superb benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leatherhead, Surrey
CGI
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + shift allowance+ben
Posted: Yesterday
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £1 - £999999 per annum + Salary Negotiable + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago