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 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Check (SC) Clearance
UK / England
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 202 169 177
Rank change year-on-year -33 +8  
Permanent jobs citing SC Cleared 1418 1864 1962
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.71% 2.02% 1.89%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.98% 7.58% 6.90%
Number of salaries quoted 960 1332 1442
Median salary £45,500 £47,500 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.21% -3.06%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,550 £29,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 20327 24589 28451
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 24.58% 26.59% 27.36%
Number of salaries quoted 15927 20103 22746
Median salary £47,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.05% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,674
% change year-on-year - +1.98%  

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 24 June 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 24 June 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 +1 474 £46,500 +3.33% 69
South West -3 357 £42,500 - 37
London -19 295 £57,500 -4.95% 54
North West -3 96 £40,000 -11.11% 13
West Midlands -47 90 £52,500 +2.94% 26
East of England -64 65 £47,500 +11.76% 12
East Midlands -34 22 £53,750 +53.57% 3
Yorkshire -37 22 £42,000 -6.66% 5
North East +9 7 £25,750 -42.77% 9
SC Cleared
UK

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 2750 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 612 (22.25%) Windows
3 563 (20.47%) ITIL
4 536 (19.49%) Microsoft
5 479 (17.42%) Agile Software Development
6 470 (17.09%) DV Cleared
7 443 (16.11%) Java
8 431 (15.67%) Degree
9 416 (15.13%) Linux
10 401 (14.58%) C
11 354 (12.87%) SQL
12 338 (12.29%) Cybersecurity
13 315 (11.45%) Firewall
14 293 (10.65%) Software Engineering
15 290 (10.55%) Cisco
16 279 (10.15%) Active Directory
16 279 (10.15%) VMware
17 277 (10.07%) Information Security
18 260 (9.45%) Project Management
19 256 (9.31%) C#
20 251 (9.13%) Finance
21 241 (8.76%) Oracle
22 238 (8.65%) SQL Server
23 236 (8.58%) Analytical Skills
24 233 (8.47%) Unix
25 230 (8.36%) JavaScript
26 220 (8.00%) Cisco Certification
27 219 (7.96%) VMware Infrastructure
28 217 (7.89%) .NET
29 206 (7.49%) CISSP

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
1 112 (4.07%) SharePoint
2 86 (3.13%) Apache
3 70 (2.55%) JBoss
4 62 (2.25%) Tomcat
5 60 (2.18%) WebLogic
6 54 (1.96%) MS Exchange
7 50 (1.82%) Skype for Business
8 41 (1.49%) IIS
9 32 (1.16%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 30 (1.09%) SharePoint 2013
11 24 (0.87%) SharePoint 2010
11 24 (0.87%) WebSphere
12 22 (0.80%) Alfresco
12 22 (0.80%) Confluence
12 22 (0.80%) Joomla!
13 21 (0.76%) Elasticsearch
14 20 (0.73%) Apache Spark
15 16 (0.58%) CMS
15 16 (0.58%) Oracle Service Bus
16 14 (0.51%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 126 (4.58%) Microsoft Office
2 64 (2.33%) Microsoft Excel
3 52 (1.89%) Microsoft Project
4 31 (1.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 16 (0.58%) OmniGraffle
6 15 (0.55%) Spreadsheet
7 13 (0.47%) Adobe Illustrator
7 13 (0.47%) MS Visio
8 12 (0.44%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 10 (0.36%) SPSS
10 7 (0.25%) Photoshop
11 5 (0.18%) InfoPath
11 5 (0.18%) Simulink
12 2 (0.073%) AutoCAD
12 2 (0.073%) Windchill
13 1 (0.036%) 3ds Max
13 1 (0.036%) Adobe Captivate
13 1 (0.036%) Maya
13 1 (0.036%) Siemens NX
13 1 (0.036%) SPSS Modeler
Business Applications
1 32 (1.16%) Remedy ITSM
2 23 (0.84%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 19 (0.69%) Remedy AR System
4 17 (0.62%) Oracle EBS
4 17 (0.62%) Oracle EBS R12
5 14 (0.51%) SAP FI
6 13 (0.47%) assyst
7 12 (0.44%) Dynamics CRM
7 12 (0.44%) SAP CO
7 12 (0.44%) SAP FI/CO
8 10 (0.36%) Sentinel
9 7 (0.25%) Maximo
9 7 (0.25%) SAP PS
10 6 (0.22%) Dynamics NAV
10 6 (0.22%) SAP GTS
11 5 (0.18%) Teamcenter
12 4 (0.15%) Oracle ERP
12 4 (0.15%) SAP BPC
12 4 (0.15%) SAP HR
13 3 (0.11%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 150 (5.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 132 (4.80%) Amazon AWS
3 91 (3.31%) Office 365
4 45 (1.64%) PaaS
5 42 (1.53%) SaaS
6 38 (1.38%) IaaS
7 37 (1.35%) Cloud Computing
8 25 (0.91%) GitHub
9 20 (0.73%) Google Cloud Platform
10 17 (0.62%) Azure Active Directory
11 11 (0.40%) Amazon S3
12 8 (0.29%) SuccessFactors
13 7 (0.25%) Dynamics 365
13 7 (0.25%) G Suite
14 5 (0.18%) Boomi
15 4 (0.15%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
16 3 (0.11%) Amazon EC2
16 3 (0.11%) AWS CloudFormation
17 2 (0.073%) OpenShift
17 2 (0.073%) Oracle Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 315 (11.45%) Firewall
2 197 (7.16%) TCP/IP
3 188 (6.84%) LAN
4 178 (6.47%) WAN
5 177 (6.44%) DNS
6 131 (4.76%) DHCP
7 109 (3.96%) Network Security
8 99 (3.60%) HTTP
9 96 (3.49%) VPN
10 91 (3.31%) Wireless
11 84 (3.05%) BGP
12 81 (2.95%) Internet
13 80 (2.91%) SSL
14 79 (2.87%) OSPF
15 65 (2.36%) Cisco ASA
15 65 (2.36%) FTP
16 64 (2.33%) SMTP
17 62 (2.25%) VoIP
17 62 (2.25%) Wireshark
18 59 (2.15%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 238 (8.65%) SQL Server
2 87 (3.16%) Hadoop
3 82 (2.98%) Big Data
4 79 (2.87%) MongoDB
5 72 (2.62%) NoSQL
6 59 (2.15%) PostgreSQL
7 57 (2.07%) Relational Database
8 55 (2.00%) MySQL
9 45 (1.64%) GIS
10 43 (1.56%) Data Warehouse
11 40 (1.45%) SQL Server 2008
12 38 (1.38%) RDBMS
12 38 (1.38%) SQL Server 2005
13 34 (1.24%) Oracle Database
14 30 (1.09%) BusinessObjects
14 30 (1.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 25 (0.91%) MS Access
16 24 (0.87%) QlikView
17 21 (0.76%) Oracle Database 11g
17 21 (0.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 97 (3.53%) Team Foundation Server
2 96 (3.49%) Jenkins
3 79 (2.87%) JIRA
4 74 (2.69%) Git (software)
5 70 (2.55%) Visual Studio
6 47 (1.71%) Selenium
7 39 (1.42%) JUnit
8 36 (1.31%) TeamCity
9 35 (1.27%) Rational DOORS
9 35 (1.27%) Subversion
10 33 (1.20%) Maven
11 29 (1.05%) Oracle Forms
12 28 (1.02%) Cucumber
13 21 (0.76%) Eclipse
14 19 (0.69%) SpecFlow
15 18 (0.65%) Metasploit
16 16 (0.58%) Axure RP
17 15 (0.55%) Visual Studio Team System
18 14 (0.51%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 14 (0.51%) MSI
General
1 251 (9.13%) Finance
2 89 (3.24%) Manufacturing
2 89 (3.24%) Telecoms
3 87 (3.16%) Marketing
4 66 (2.40%) Military
5 52 (1.89%) Aerospace
6 51 (1.85%) Legal
7 40 (1.45%) Electronics
8 36 (1.31%) Law
9 17 (0.62%) Banking
10 16 (0.58%) Games
10 16 (0.58%) Retail
11 13 (0.47%) Automotive
11 13 (0.47%) Multimedia
12 10 (0.36%) Avionics
13 9 (0.33%) Billing
14 7 (0.25%) Back Office
15 6 (0.22%) Publishing
16 4 (0.15%) Digital Economy
17 3 (0.11%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 395 (14.36%) Developer
2 309 (11.24%) Consultant
3 305 (11.09%) Analyst
4 214 (7.78%) Architect
5 174 (6.33%) Network Engineer
6 150 (5.45%) Support Engineer
7 127 (4.62%) Software Engineer
8 115 (4.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 106 (3.85%) Java Developer
10 97 (3.53%) Project Manager
11 91 (3.31%) Systems Engineer
12 73 (2.65%) .NET Developer
12 73 (2.65%) Software Developer
13 72 (2.62%) Security Engineer
14 70 (2.55%) SOC Analyst
15 68 (2.47%) Administrator
16 64 (2.33%) Security Consultant
17 63 (2.29%) IT Engineer
17 63 (2.29%) Tester
18 61 (2.22%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 217 (7.89%) .NET
2 178 (6.47%) Web Services
3 169 (6.15%) HTML
4 102 (3.71%) ASP.NET
5 96 (3.49%) XML
6 82 (2.98%) J2EE
7 77 (2.80%) AngularJS
7 77 (2.80%) CSS
8 67 (2.44%) .NET Framework
8 67 (2.44%) Spring
9 62 (2.25%) SOAP
10 60 (2.18%) REST
11 56 (2.04%) HTML5
12 48 (1.75%) Node.js
13 41 (1.49%) ASP.NET MVC
14 39 (1.42%) JSON
14 39 (1.42%) Middleware
15 38 (1.38%) WSDL
16 35 (1.27%) RESTful
17 34 (1.24%) React
Miscellaneous
1 236 (8.58%) Analytical Skills
2 175 (6.36%) Management Information System
3 105 (3.82%) Computer Science
4 103 (3.75%) Data Centre
5 75 (2.73%) Driving Licence
6 70 (2.55%) CESG
7 64 (2.33%) PKI
8 56 (2.04%) Security Operations Centre
9 48 (1.75%) User Experience
10 40 (1.45%) Cyber Attack
11 36 (1.31%) Greenfield Project
12 34 (1.24%) Algorithms
13 33 (1.20%) Private Cloud
14 32 (1.16%) Cyberthreat
15 31 (1.13%) Clustering
15 31 (1.13%) Enterprise Software
16 30 (1.09%) Mobile App
16 30 (1.09%) Public Cloud
17 25 (0.91%) Hybrid Cloud
18 23 (0.84%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 612 (22.25%) Windows
2 416 (15.13%) Linux
3 233 (8.47%) Unix
4 172 (6.25%) Windows Server
5 93 (3.38%) Windows 7
6 82 (2.98%) Windows Server 2012
7 72 (2.62%) Windows Server 2008
8 64 (2.33%) Windows Server 2003
9 63 (2.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 57 (2.07%) Android
11 56 (2.04%) Windows 10
12 52 (1.89%) Apple iOS
13 45 (1.64%) CentOS
14 36 (1.31%) Solaris
15 18 (0.65%) Windows XP
16 17 (0.62%) Windows 8
17 16 (0.58%) Ubuntu
18 14 (0.51%) Debian
19 12 (0.44%) AIX
20 10 (0.36%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 563 (20.47%) ITIL
2 479 (17.42%) Agile Software Development
3 338 (12.29%) Cybersecurity
4 293 (10.65%) Software Engineering
5 277 (10.07%) Information Security
6 260 (9.45%) Project Management
7 177 (6.44%) Service Delivery
8 176 (6.40%) Continuous Integration
9 162 (5.89%) Service Management
10 160 (5.82%) Test Automation
11 156 (5.67%) Mentoring
12 151 (5.49%) DevOps
12 151 (5.49%) Open Source
13 148 (5.38%) SDLC
14 147 (5.35%) Scrum
15 144 (5.24%) Stakeholder Management
16 139 (5.05%) Presales
17 135 (4.91%) SIEM
18 120 (4.36%) Analytics
19 115 (4.18%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 443 (16.11%) Java
2 401 (14.58%) C
3 354 (12.87%) SQL
4 256 (9.31%) C#
5 230 (8.36%) JavaScript
6 171 (6.22%) Python
7 152 (5.53%) C++
8 124 (4.51%) PowerShell
9 79 (2.87%) Shell Script
10 59 (2.15%) Scala
11 53 (1.93%) PL/SQL
12 49 (1.78%) Bash Shell
12 49 (1.78%) VB
13 47 (1.71%) Ruby
14 40 (1.45%) PHP
15 32 (1.16%) Go
15 32 (1.16%) Perl
15 32 (1.16%) VBA
16 29 (1.05%) XPath
17 27 (0.98%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2750 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 470 (17.09%) DV Cleared
3 431 (15.67%) Degree
4 220 (8.00%) Cisco Certification
5 206 (7.49%) CISSP
6 135 (4.91%) CCNA
7 110 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
8 105 (3.82%) CISM
9 103 (3.75%) CCNP
10 97 (3.53%) SANS
11 82 (2.98%) CESG Certified Professional
12 72 (2.62%) ITIL Certification
13 70 (2.55%) CREST Certified
14 68 (2.47%) GIAC
15 62 (2.25%) CEH
15 62 (2.25%) MCSE
16 51 (1.85%) MCSA
17 50 (1.82%) GCIH
18 49 (1.78%) Computer Science Degree
19 46 (1.67%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 124 (4.51%) SLA
2 108 (3.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 39 (1.42%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 38 (1.38%) PCI DSS
5 33 (1.20%) Cyber Essentials
6 31 (1.13%) QA
7 29 (1.05%) PMO
8 26 (0.95%) Def Stans
9 20 (0.73%) Data Quality
9 20 (0.73%) RMADS
10 18 (0.65%) ISO 9001
11 17 (0.62%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
11 17 (0.62%) HMG Security Policy Framework
12 15 (0.55%) JSP 440
13 14 (0.51%) DO-178B
14 13 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
15 12 (0.44%) COBIT
16 10 (0.36%) DO-254
16 10 (0.36%) IEC 61508
16 10 (0.36%) ISO 26262
System Software
1 279 (10.15%) Active Directory
2 219 (7.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 73 (2.65%) vSphere
4 67 (2.44%) Hyper-V
5 64 (2.33%) Snort
6 34 (1.24%) VMware ESXi
7 32 (1.16%) Docker
8 23 (0.84%) Dovecot
9 20 (0.73%) Virtual Machines
10 15 (0.55%) Oracle RAC
11 14 (0.51%) Microsoft App-V
12 12 (0.44%) KVM
13 9 (0.33%) Forefront TMG
13 9 (0.33%) XenDesktop
14 8 (0.29%) Firmware
14 8 (0.29%) XenApp
15 7 (0.25%) Apache Flume
16 5 (0.18%) pfSense
16 5 (0.18%) ProxySG
17 4 (0.15%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 92 (3.35%) SCCM
2 51 (1.85%) Puppet
3 44 (1.60%) Ansible
4 37 (1.35%) Nagios
5 33 (1.20%) Opscode Chef
6 23 (0.84%) Nessus
6 23 (0.84%) NetBackup
7 22 (0.80%) Nmap
8 19 (0.69%) Terraform
8 19 (0.69%) vCenter Server
9 16 (0.58%) SCOrch
10 15 (0.55%) SCOM
11 14 (0.51%) logstash
11 14 (0.51%) Microsoft Intune
11 14 (0.51%) Oracle RMAN
12 13 (0.47%) QRadar
12 13 (0.47%) ZABBIX
13 12 (0.44%) Control-M
14 11 (0.40%) Juniper STRM
14 11 (0.40%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 536 (19.49%) Microsoft
2 290 (10.55%) Cisco
3 279 (10.15%) VMware
4 241 (8.76%) Oracle
5 186 (6.76%) Juniper
6 110 (4.00%) HP
7 104 (3.78%) SAP
8 81 (2.95%) Red Hat
9 69 (2.51%) IBM
10 64 (2.33%) CheckPoint
11 61 (2.22%) F5
12 60 (2.18%) LogRhythm
13 49 (1.78%) Palo Alto
14 47 (1.71%) Citrix
15 46 (1.67%) ArcSight
16 43 (1.56%) Remedy
17 39 (1.42%) Google
18 34 (1.24%) Dell
18 34 (1.24%) McAfee
19 31 (1.13%) EMC
Oldham, Lancashire
X4 Group
Salary: £30k - 50k per year + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Sanderson
Salary: £50000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Fareham, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £24000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
EMBS Ltd
Salary: £70k per year + Car Allowance & Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Andover, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £37700 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Plymouth, Devon
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
EMBS Ltd
Salary: £75k per year + Car allowance & Bens
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: 3 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Venturi
Salary: £65000 per annum + 10% Bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Plymouth, Devon
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
EMBS Ltd
Salary: £75k per year + Car allowance & Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
360 Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £18,000 - £23,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Corsham, Wiltshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £17000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000 - 70,000 + excellent benefits and training
Posted: Yesterday
London
Ping IT Recruitment ltd
Salary: £96,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Venturi
Salary: £65000 per annum + 10% Bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Venturi
Salary: £65000 per annum + 10% Bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cannock, Staffordshire
Spring Technology
Salary: bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Stafford, Staffordshire
EMBS Ltd
Salary: £18k per year + Healthcare,Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 80,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Alpha IT Resourcing
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + security clearance
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol Area
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 50000 per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Camberley, Surrey
Imperative People
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Car & Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £24000.00 - £27000.00 per annum + London Location Allowance
Posted: 3 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 60000 per year
Posted: 4 days ago