SC Cleared Jobs in England

Security Check (SC) Clearance
UK > England

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 6 months to 24 May 2024 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

6 months to
24 May 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 50 60 124
Rank change year-on-year +10 +64 -16
Permanent jobs citing SC Cleared 3,842 4,318 4,266
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 4.38% 4.95% 3.10%
As % of the Qualifications category 15.65% 15.00% 11.61%
Number of salaries quoted 2,393 2,325 2,093
10th Percentile £32,100 £35,700 £32,000
25th Percentile £43,750 £46,250 £41,939
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £61,700 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year -10.86% +12.18% -
75th Percentile £70,250 £76,250 £71,250
90th Percentile £83,750 £87,500 £85,000
UK median annual salary £57,500 £62,450 £56,325
% change year-on-year -7.93% +10.87% +2.41%

All Academic and Professional Certifications
England

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 England with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 24,555 28,779 36,744
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 28.00% 33.00% 26.66%
Number of salaries quoted 15,740 13,144 16,835
10th Percentile £28,500 £32,000 £30,932
25th Percentile £38,500 £42,500 £41,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £54,725 £60,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year -8.79% +9.09% -
75th Percentile £71,250 £77,500 £73,750
90th Percentile £87,500 £95,000 £92,500
UK median annual salary £54,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -10.00% +9.09% -

SC Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing SC Cleared as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for SC Cleared in England

SC Cleared
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing SC Cleared in England.

Salary trend for SC Cleared in England

SC Cleared
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing SC Cleared in England over the 6 months to 24 May 2024.

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 6 months to 24 May 2024. 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
Jobs
South East +21 1,233 £55,000 - 383
South West 0 905 £55,000 -2.57% 237
London -29 596 £70,000 +3.70% 354
North of England +20 583 £57,500 -4.17% 187
North West +6 401 £55,000 -8.33% 136
Midlands +2 397 £55,000 -8.33% 124
West Midlands +4 260 £55,000 -8.33% 81
Yorkshire +68 154 £60,000 -10.45% 33
East Midlands -11 137 £50,000 -4.76% 43
East of England -10 119 £52,000 -6.31% 94
North East -28 28 £56,250 +18.42% 18
SC Cleared
UK

SC Cleared
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 205 (5.34%) ArcGIS
2 196 (5.10%) GeoServer
3 112 (2.92%) Confluence
4 88 (2.29%) SharePoint
5 78 (2.03%) Microsoft Exchange
6 64 (1.67%) WebLogic
7 49 (1.28%) Apache
8 39 (1.02%) OpenStack
9 36 (0.94%) Apache Spark
10 27 (0.70%) IIS
11 18 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2010
12 16 (0.42%) Red Hat Fuse
13 15 (0.39%) JBoss
14 14 (0.36%) CMS
14 14 (0.36%) Oracle Service Bus
15 10 (0.26%) SharePoint 2010
15 10 (0.26%) SharePoint 2013
16 7 (0.18%) Drupal
17 4 (0.10%) Office Communications Server
17 4 (0.10%) TWiki
Applications
1 137 (3.57%) Microsoft Office
2 50 (1.30%) Microsoft Excel
3 46 (1.20%) Simulink
4 36 (0.94%) MS Visio
5 28 (0.73%) Sketch
6 22 (0.57%) Microsoft Project
7 15 (0.39%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 9 (0.23%) AutoCAD
9 4 (0.10%) EPLAN
9 4 (0.10%) Photoshop
10 2 (0.052%) Abaqus
10 2 (0.052%) Fireworks
10 2 (0.052%) GNU Octave
10 2 (0.052%) InDesign
10 2 (0.052%) Spreadsheet
11 1 (0.026%) Adobe XD
11 1 (0.026%) Blender
11 1 (0.026%) Revit
Business Applications
1 66 (1.72%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
2 44 (1.15%) Remedy ITSM
3 41 (1.07%) Siebel CRM
4 18 (0.47%) Maximo
5 8 (0.21%) Oracle EBS
6 5 (0.13%) Elite 3E
6 5 (0.13%) Primavera
6 5 (0.13%) SAP S/4HANA
6 5 (0.13%) Teamcenter
7 4 (0.10%) Oracle Cash Management
7 4 (0.10%) Q-Pulse
8 3 (0.078%) Dynamics CRM
8 3 (0.078%) SAP CO
8 3 (0.078%) SAP ERP
8 3 (0.078%) SAP FI
8 3 (0.078%) SAP FI/CO
8 3 (0.078%) SAP HR
8 3 (0.078%) SAP WM
9 2 (0.052%) Oracle General Ledger
9 2 (0.052%) SAP GTS
Cloud Services
1 962 (25.04%) Azure
2 772 (20.09%) AWS
3 186 (4.84%) Microsoft 365
4 116 (3.02%) Amazon EKS
5 115 (2.99%) Azure DevOps
6 105 (2.73%) GCP
7 103 (2.68%) Serverless
8 95 (2.47%) Power Platform
9 92 (2.39%) SaaS
10 76 (1.98%) OpenShift
11 74 (1.93%) Dynamics 365
12 72 (1.87%) AWS CloudFormation
13 55 (1.43%) Amazon ECS
14 51 (1.33%) AWS Lambda
15 48 (1.25%) PaaS
16 45 (1.17%) Miro
17 44 (1.15%) Cloud Computing
18 39 (1.02%) Entra ID
19 38 (0.99%) Power Automate
19 38 (0.99%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 229 (5.96%) Firewall
2 137 (3.57%) DNS
3 95 (2.47%) WAN
4 90 (2.34%) TCP/IP
5 76 (1.98%) DHCP
6 70 (1.82%) VPN
7 68 (1.77%) Network Security
8 62 (1.61%) SAN
8 62 (1.61%) Wireless
9 57 (1.48%) BGP
10 56 (1.46%) LAN
11 54 (1.41%) SSL
12 41 (1.07%) SD-WAN
13 38 (0.99%) IPsec
14 35 (0.91%) Cisco Firepower
15 34 (0.88%) MPLS
16 33 (0.86%) AMQP
17 27 (0.70%) Software-Defined Radio
17 27 (0.70%) Wi-Fi
18 23 (0.60%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 291 (7.57%) PostgreSQL
2 209 (5.44%) GIS
3 196 (5.10%) QGIS
4 111 (2.89%) Relational Database
5 103 (2.68%) SQL Server
6 86 (2.24%) NoSQL
7 73 (1.90%) Hadoop
8 64 (1.67%) Big Data
9 61 (1.59%) Power BI
10 55 (1.43%) MongoDB
11 54 (1.41%) Oracle Database
12 47 (1.22%) Amazon RDS
13 40 (1.04%) Elasticsearch
14 36 (0.94%) RDBMS
15 34 (0.88%) Oracle BI EE
15 34 (0.88%) Siebel EIM
16 29 (0.75%) Data Warehouse
17 28 (0.73%) Cloudera CDH
17 28 (0.73%) MySQL
18 20 (0.52%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 202 (5.26%) Git
2 185 (4.82%) Jenkins
3 181 (4.71%) JIRA
4 101 (2.63%) Visual Studio
5 92 (2.39%) Bitbucket
6 80 (2.08%) GitLab
7 59 (1.54%) Sourcetree
8 35 (0.91%) Rational DOORS
9 28 (0.73%) Cucumber
10 27 (0.70%) JUnit
11 26 (0.68%) Selenium
12 23 (0.60%) Ant
13 22 (0.57%) Subversion
14 17 (0.44%) Vagrant
15 16 (0.42%) SonarQube
16 15 (0.39%) CMake
16 15 (0.39%) LabVIEW
16 15 (0.39%) REST Assured
17 14 (0.36%) TestNG
17 14 (0.36%) WebDriver
General
1 816 (21.24%) Social Skills
2 369 (9.60%) Public Sector
3 290 (7.55%) Aerospace
4 256 (6.66%) Finance
5 225 (5.86%) Inclusion and Diversity
6 184 (4.79%) Analytical Skills
7 154 (4.01%) Presentation Skills
8 118 (3.07%) Games
9 108 (2.81%) Military
10 93 (2.42%) Telecoms
11 76 (1.98%) Police
12 75 (1.95%) Organisational Skills
13 50 (1.30%) Electronics
13 50 (1.30%) Manufacturing
14 47 (1.22%) Retail
15 42 (1.09%) Influencing Skills
16 41 (1.07%) Law
17 29 (0.75%) Marketing
18 20 (0.52%) Legal
19 17 (0.44%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 737 (19.18%) Senior
2 496 (12.91%) Architect
3 436 (11.35%) Developer
4 427 (11.11%) Software Engineer
5 275 (7.16%) Lead
6 242 (6.30%) Analyst
7 209 (5.44%) Senior Software Engineer
8 203 (5.28%) Solutions Architect
9 179 (4.66%) Consultant
10 175 (4.55%) Systems Engineer
11 167 (4.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 162 (4.22%) Project Manager
13 145 (3.77%) Network Engineer
14 132 (3.44%) DevOps Engineer
15 120 (3.12%) Senior Developer
16 87 (2.26%) Support Engineer
17 86 (2.24%) Security Consultant
18 83 (2.16%) Business Analyst
19 82 (2.13%) Technical Architect
20 81 (2.11%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 316 (8.22%) .NET
2 302 (7.86%) React
3 199 (5.18%) Leaflet
4 198 (5.15%) OpenLayers
5 196 (5.10%) PostGIS
6 195 (5.08%) CSS
7 183 (4.76%) .NET Core
8 146 (3.80%) Node.js
9 141 (3.67%) REST
10 133 (3.46%) Spring
11 115 (2.99%) AngularJS
11 115 (2.99%) Spring Boot
12 79 (2.06%) HTML
13 76 (1.98%) Unity (Game Engine)
14 74 (1.93%) Web Services
15 71 (1.85%) XML
16 63 (1.64%) RabbitMQ
17 54 (1.41%) Kafka
18 53 (1.38%) RESTful
19 52 (1.35%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 124 (3.23%) Management Information System
2 101 (2.63%) Data Centre
3 100 (2.60%) Product Ownership
4 93 (2.42%) Self-Motivation
5 80 (2.08%) Driving Licence
6 78 (2.03%) Virtual Reality
7 68 (1.77%) Enterprise Software
8 64 (1.67%) Virtual Team
9 57 (1.48%) Private Cloud
10 56 (1.46%) Algorithms
11 55 (1.43%) Cloud Native
12 49 (1.28%) Operational Technology
13 48 (1.25%) Public Cloud
14 44 (1.15%) CMDB
15 43 (1.12%) Cyberattack
16 40 (1.04%) Greenfield Project
17 38 (0.99%) PKI
18 37 (0.96%) Distributed Systems
19 29 (0.75%) Analytical Mindset
20 28 (0.73%) Cyber Threat
Operating Systems
1 577 (15.02%) Windows
2 561 (14.60%) Linux
3 258 (6.72%) Windows Server
4 118 (3.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 91 (2.37%) Windows 10
6 90 (2.34%) Ubuntu
7 85 (2.21%) Unix
8 84 (2.19%) CentOS
9 61 (1.59%) Windows Server 2016
10 53 (1.38%) Windows Server 2019
11 34 (0.88%) Windows Server 2012
12 31 (0.81%) Windows 7
13 30 (0.78%) Android
14 29 (0.75%) Debian
15 21 (0.55%) Solaris
16 16 (0.42%) AIX
17 13 (0.34%) VMS
18 12 (0.31%) Windows XP
19 10 (0.26%) Windows Server 2008
20 9 (0.23%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,226 (31.91%) Agile
2 861 (22.41%) DevOps
3 842 (21.92%) Actionable Insight
4 696 (18.12%) Software Engineering
5 615 (16.01%) Problem-Solving
6 397 (10.33%) Scrum
7 378 (9.84%) Cybersecurity
8 348 (9.06%) Project Management
9 300 (7.81%) ITIL
10 264 (6.87%) Collaborative Working
11 252 (6.56%) CI/CD
12 249 (6.48%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 247 (6.43%) Mentoring
14 242 (6.30%) Stakeholder Management
15 217 (5.65%) Service Management
16 202 (5.26%) Web Development
17 190 (4.95%) Infrastructure as Code
18 189 (4.92%) Kanban
19 187 (4.87%) Microservices
20 184 (4.79%) Project Delivery
Programming Languages
1 612 (15.93%) Python
2 465 (12.10%) Java
3 461 (12.00%) JavaScript
4 354 (9.21%) SQL
5 322 (8.38%) C#
6 292 (7.60%) PowerShell
7 153 (3.98%) C++
8 93 (2.42%) Bash
9 83 (2.16%) C
10 74 (1.93%) TypeScript
11 58 (1.51%) MATLAB
12 44 (1.15%) Shell Script
13 30 (0.78%) Kotlin
14 27 (0.70%) PL/SQL
15 23 (0.60%) Go
16 22 (0.57%) Bicep
17 20 (0.52%) VB
18 17 (0.44%) Groovy
19 16 (0.42%) Ruby
19 16 (0.42%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3,842 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 662 (17.23%) DV Cleared
3 646 (16.81%) Degree
4 198 (5.15%) BPSS Clearance
5 129 (3.36%) Computer Science Degree
6 116 (3.02%) AWS Certification
7 100 (2.60%) CISM
8 95 (2.47%) Azure Certification
9 94 (2.45%) CISSP
10 89 (2.32%) Cisco Certification
11 81 (2.11%) Microsoft Certification
12 64 (1.67%) CESG Certified Professional
13 63 (1.64%) CRISC
14 62 (1.61%) CCNP
15 60 (1.56%) CCNA
16 55 (1.43%) TOGAF Certification
17 52 (1.35%) AWS Certified Solutions Architect
18 36 (0.94%) A+ Certification
19 32 (0.83%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
20 29 (0.75%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 145 (3.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 97 (2.52%) SLA
3 82 (2.13%) Accessibility
4 81 (2.11%) NCSC
5 76 (1.98%) QA
6 49 (1.28%) NIST
7 37 (0.96%) GDPR
8 35 (0.91%) WCAG
9 31 (0.81%) PMO
10 30 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 15288
11 26 (0.68%) Def Stans
12 22 (0.57%) Data Quality
12 22 (0.57%) GRC
13 21 (0.55%) COBIT
13 21 (0.55%) Cyber Essentials
14 20 (0.52%) Software Quality Assurance
15 18 (0.47%) JSP 440
16 16 (0.42%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
16 16 (0.42%) ISO 9001
16 16 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 285 (7.42%) Active Directory
2 250 (6.51%) Docker
3 170 (4.42%) VMware Infrastructure
4 128 (3.33%) Hyper-V
5 44 (1.15%) VMware ESXi
6 36 (0.94%) Virtual Machines
7 32 (0.83%) vSphere
8 30 (0.78%) Firmware
9 23 (0.60%) Virtual Servers
10 21 (0.55%) KVM
11 16 (0.42%) pfSense
12 14 (0.36%) Oracle RAC
13 11 (0.29%) Microsoft App-V
14 10 (0.26%) NFS
14 10 (0.26%) Virtual Desktop
14 10 (0.26%) XenDesktop
15 8 (0.21%) VMware NSX
16 4 (0.10%) Embedded Firmware
16 4 (0.10%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 4 (0.10%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 288 (7.50%) Kubernetes
2 271 (7.05%) Ansible
3 229 (5.96%) Terraform
4 155 (4.03%) SCCM
5 76 (1.98%) Puppet
6 67 (1.74%) SCOM
7 55 (1.43%) vCenter Server
8 49 (1.28%) WSUS
9 46 (1.20%) Microsoft Intune
10 35 (0.91%) Grafana
11 34 (0.88%) Single Sign-On
12 33 (0.86%) NetBackup
13 29 (0.75%) EMC NetWorker
14 24 (0.62%) ZABBIX
15 22 (0.57%) OpenSSO
16 21 (0.55%) OpenView
17 20 (0.52%) Prometheus
18 19 (0.49%) Nagios
18 19 (0.49%) Progress Chef
19 15 (0.39%) Kibana
Vendors
1 696 (18.12%) Microsoft
2 270 (7.03%) VMware
3 223 (5.80%) Oracle
4 206 (5.36%) Cisco
5 203 (5.28%) ESRI
6 197 (5.13%) Juniper
7 106 (2.76%) ServiceNow
8 91 (2.37%) Red Hat
9 76 (1.98%) Google
10 72 (1.87%) HP
11 66 (1.72%) Remedy
11 66 (1.72%) Sparx
12 49 (1.28%) NetApp
13 45 (1.17%) IBM
14 41 (1.07%) Siebel
14 41 (1.07%) Veeam
15 40 (1.04%) Splunk
16 39 (1.02%) Citrix
17 37 (0.96%) EMC
18 36 (0.94%) WSO2