Period
to 22 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Essex with a requirement for SC Cleared qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 22 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Check (SC) Clearance
6 months to
22 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 76 109 116
Rank change year-on-year +33 +7 -17
Permanent jobs citing SC Cleared 19 9 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 1.82% 0.65% 0.79%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.42% 2.96% 3.67%
Number of salaries quoted 8 6 4
Essex median annual salary £55,000 £44,500 £22,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.60% +97.78% -43.75%
10th Percentile £34,250 £33,750 £19,675
90th Percentile £60,500 £58,125 £27,250
East of England median annual salary £60,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +33.33% +5.88% -15.00%

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 Essex with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Essex
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 256 304 409
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 24.47% 21.85% 21.55%
Number of salaries quoted 153 258 280
Essex median annual salary £42,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.53% +5.56% +12.50%
10th Percentile £21,250 £23,850 £24,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £70,000 £68,860
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27% +1.15%

SC Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

Job postings citing SC Cleared as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Essex.

Job vacancy trend for SC Cleared in Essex

SC Cleared
Salary Trend in Essex

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

Salary trend for SC Cleared in Essex

SC Cleared
Salary Histogram in Essex

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SC Cleared in Essex over the 6 months to 22 January 2019.

Salary histogram for SC Cleared in Essex

SC Cleared
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SC Cleared within the Essex region over the 6 months to 22 January 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
Harlow +27 3 £52,500 +16.67% 6
Southend-on-Sea +4 2 £60,000 +72.58% 2
Maldon - 1 £40,000 - 1
Saffron Walden - 1 £35,000 - 3
SC Cleared
East of England

For the 6 months to 22 January 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 Essex region with a requirement for SC Cleared.

1 19 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 12 (63.16%) C
3 8 (42.11%) CISSP
3 8 (42.11%) Cybersecurity
3 8 (42.11%) Degree
3 8 (42.11%) Mathematics
4 6 (31.58%) CEH
4 6 (31.58%) Intrusion Detection
4 6 (31.58%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (31.58%) Telecoms
4 6 (31.58%) Firewall
4 6 (31.58%) Cisco
5 5 (26.32%) Software Engineering
6 4 (21.05%) Spring
6 4 (21.05%) Brocade
6 4 (21.05%) Cisco IOS
6 4 (21.05%) Network Monitoring
6 4 (21.05%) Fibre Channel
6 4 (21.05%) Service Delivery
6 4 (21.05%) Wireless
6 4 (21.05%) IPsec
6 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (21.05%) TOGAF
6 4 (21.05%) Cryptography
6 4 (21.05%) OSPF
6 4 (21.05%) BGP
6 4 (21.05%) VPN
6 4 (21.05%) DNS
6 4 (21.05%) Adobe
6 4 (21.05%) CCIE

SC Cleared
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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 3 (15.79%) Apache
1 3 (15.79%) JBoss
2 1 (5.26%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Acrobat
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (5.26%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 6 (31.58%) Firewall
1 6 (31.58%) Intrusion Detection
2 4 (21.05%) BGP
2 4 (21.05%) Cisco IOS
2 4 (21.05%) DNS
2 4 (21.05%) Fibre Channel
2 4 (21.05%) IPsec
2 4 (21.05%) LAN
2 4 (21.05%) NX-OS
2 4 (21.05%) OSPF
2 4 (21.05%) VoIP
2 4 (21.05%) VPN
2 4 (21.05%) WAN
2 4 (21.05%) Wireless
3 2 (10.53%) Network Security
3 2 (10.53%) TCP/IP
4 1 (5.26%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) JasperReports
1 3 (15.79%) RDBMS
1 3 (15.79%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Ant
1 3 (15.79%) JUnit
1 3 (15.79%) Maven
2 1 (5.26%) JIRA
2 1 (5.26%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (5.26%) Robot Framework
2 1 (5.26%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (31.58%) Telecoms
2 2 (10.53%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (26.32%) Software Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) Lead Network Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) Network Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Java Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Java Software Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Senior Java Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Senior Java Software Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Senior Software Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Research Manager
4 2 (10.53%) SOC Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Applications Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Associate Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) C++ Software Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Data Centre Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) DOORS Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Embedded Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Release Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (21.05%) Spring
2 3 (15.79%) Ajax
2 3 (15.79%) Apache Flex
2 3 (15.79%) AWT
2 3 (15.79%) CSS
2 3 (15.79%) GWT
2 3 (15.79%) Hibernate
2 3 (15.79%) JMS
2 3 (15.79%) JSON
2 3 (15.79%) Middleware
2 3 (15.79%) REST
2 3 (15.79%) Swing
2 3 (15.79%) Web Services
3 1 (5.26%) Elastic Stack
3 1 (5.26%) Qt
3 1 (5.26%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (5.26%) RESTful
3 1 (5.26%) Spring Boot
3 1 (5.26%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Data Centre
1 3 (15.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (10.53%) Cyber Defence
2 2 (10.53%) Security Operations Centre
3 1 (5.26%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (5.26%) Internet of Things
3 1 (5.26%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.79%) Windows
2 2 (10.53%) Linux
3 1 (5.26%) Windows Server
3 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (42.11%) Cybersecurity
1 8 (42.11%) Mathematics
2 5 (26.32%) Software Engineering
3 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (21.05%) Cryptography
3 4 (21.05%) Decision-Making
3 4 (21.05%) Network Monitoring
3 4 (21.05%) Problem-Solving
3 4 (21.05%) Service Delivery
3 4 (21.05%) Technical Leadership
3 4 (21.05%) TOGAF
4 3 (15.79%) Information Exploitation
4 3 (15.79%) ITIL
4 3 (15.79%) OO
4 3 (15.79%) Open Source
4 3 (15.79%) Systems Engineering
4 3 (15.79%) Unit Testing
5 2 (10.53%) Computer Science
5 2 (10.53%) Physics
5 2 (10.53%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 12 (63.16%) C
2 3 (15.79%) Java
2 3 (15.79%) Java 8
2 3 (15.79%) JavaScript
2 3 (15.79%) PowerShell
3 2 (10.53%) Perl
3 2 (10.53%) Python
4 1 (5.26%) C++
Qualifications
1 19 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (42.11%) CISSP
2 8 (42.11%) Degree
3 6 (31.58%) CEH
3 6 (31.58%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (21.05%) CCIE
5 2 (10.53%) CCNP
5 2 (10.53%) Chartered Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) DV Cleared
5 2 (10.53%) Master's Degree
5 2 (10.53%) MCSE
5 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (10.53%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) GPG13
1 2 (10.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (10.53%) NIST 800
2 1 (5.26%) QA
System Software
1 3 (15.79%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.26%) Docker
2 1 (5.26%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (5.26%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) EnCase
1 2 (10.53%) Nexpose
1 2 (10.53%) QRadar
2 1 (5.26%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (5.26%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (31.58%) Cisco
2 4 (21.05%) Adobe
2 4 (21.05%) Brocade
3 3 (15.79%) Google
3 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
4 2 (10.53%) Becrypt
4 2 (10.53%) Juniper
4 2 (10.53%) Splunk
5 1 (5.26%) 3PAR
5 1 (5.26%) AppDynamics
5 1 (5.26%) Atlassian
5 1 (5.26%) Citrix
5 1 (5.26%) IBM
5 1 (5.26%) VMware