Period
to 14 December 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 14 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Check (SC) Clearance
6 months to
14 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 72 88 99
Rank change year-on-year +16 +11 +22
Permanent jobs citing SC Cleared 16 15 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 1.86% 1.28% 0.93%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.56% 5.34% 4.25%
Number of salaries quoted 10 6 9
Essex median annual salary £40,000 £53,750 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -25.58% +19.44% +16.13%
10th Percentile £27,500 £37,500 £30,288
90th Percentile £67,875 £62,500 £53,750
East of England median annual salary £42,500 £60,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -29.17% +33.33% +5.88%

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 244 281 306
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 28.34% 23.94% 21.79%
Number of salaries quoted 138 171 256
Essex median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -15.79% +4.97%
10th Percentile £22,000 £21,250 £24,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £72,500 £62,750
East of England median annual salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.33% - +4.65%

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 14 December 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 14 December 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 +10 5 £60,000 +14.29% 4
Chelmsford - 1 £37,500 - 2
SC Cleared
East of England

For the 6 months to 14 December 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 16 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 9 (56.25%) Electronics
3 7 (43.75%) C
4 6 (37.50%) Degree
4 6 (37.50%) Collaborative Working
5 5 (31.25%) Problem-Solving
5 5 (31.25%) DV Cleared
5 5 (31.25%) OrCAD
5 5 (31.25%) Xilinx
5 5 (31.25%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 5 (31.25%) Altera
5 5 (31.25%) Line Management
5 5 (31.25%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (31.25%) Firmware
5 5 (31.25%) MATLAB
6 4 (25.00%) Java
6 4 (25.00%) ITIL
6 4 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (18.75%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (18.75%) REST
7 3 (18.75%) Backbone.js
7 3 (18.75%) InfoPath
7 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (18.75%) Software Engineering
7 3 (18.75%) Marketing
7 3 (18.75%) PowerShell
7 3 (18.75%) Digital Marketing
7 3 (18.75%) jQuery
7 3 (18.75%) Oracle Forms
7 3 (18.75%) SharePoint

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 (18.75%) SharePoint
2 1 (6.25%) Apache
Applications
1 5 (31.25%) OrCAD
2 3 (18.75%) InfoPath
3 1 (6.25%) AutoCAD
3 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Project
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) DNS
1 1 (6.25%) Fibre Channel
1 1 (6.25%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) RDBMS
1 2 (12.50%) Relational Database
2 1 (6.25%) Geospatial Data
2 1 (6.25%) GIS
2 1 (6.25%) NoSQL
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (12.50%) JUnit
2 2 (12.50%) Selenium
2 2 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (12.50%) Visual Studio
3 1 (6.25%) eggPlant
3 1 (6.25%) JIRA
3 1 (6.25%) Mockito
3 1 (6.25%) SoapUI
General
1 9 (56.25%) Electronics
2 3 (18.75%) Finance
2 3 (18.75%) Manufacturing
2 3 (18.75%) Marketing
2 3 (18.75%) Public Sector
2 3 (18.75%) Telecoms
3 2 (12.50%) Advertising
3 2 (12.50%) Aerospace
3 2 (12.50%) Automotive
3 2 (12.50%) Military
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Firmware Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Senior Firmware Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) DBA
3 3 (18.75%) Graduate
3 3 (18.75%) Senior DBA
3 3 (18.75%) Software Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Java Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Java Software Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Principal Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Principal Software Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Senior SQL DBA
4 2 (12.50%) SQL DBA
4 2 (12.50%) Test Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) C++ Software Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Security Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Java Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Software Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Test Automation Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) .NET
1 3 (18.75%) ASP.NET
1 3 (18.75%) Backbone.js
1 3 (18.75%) CSS
1 3 (18.75%) HTML
1 3 (18.75%) jQuery
1 3 (18.75%) REST
2 2 (12.50%) Hibernate
2 2 (12.50%) Middleware
2 2 (12.50%) Spring
3 1 (6.25%) Apache Camel
3 1 (6.25%) GWT
3 1 (6.25%) J2EE
3 1 (6.25%) JMS
3 1 (6.25%) RESTful
3 1 (6.25%) SOAP
3 1 (6.25%) Spring Integration
3 1 (6.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (31.25%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 3 (18.75%) Management Information System
3 2 (12.50%) Clustering
4 1 (6.25%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Windows
1 1 (6.25%) Windows Server
1 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) Collaborative Working
2 5 (31.25%) Line Management
2 5 (31.25%) Problem-Solving
3 4 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (25.00%) ITIL
4 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (18.75%) Digital Marketing
4 3 (18.75%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (18.75%) Programme Management
4 3 (18.75%) Service Delivery
4 3 (18.75%) Software Engineering
4 3 (18.75%) Systems Engineering
5 2 (12.50%) Business Analysis
5 2 (12.50%) High Availability
5 2 (12.50%) Kanban
5 2 (12.50%) Mentoring
5 2 (12.50%) Project Delivery
5 2 (12.50%) Remote Sensing
5 2 (12.50%) SDLC
5 2 (12.50%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 7 (43.75%) C
2 5 (31.25%) MATLAB
3 4 (25.00%) Java
4 3 (18.75%) C#
4 3 (18.75%) PowerShell
4 3 (18.75%) SQL
5 1 (6.25%) C++
5 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 16 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (37.50%) Degree
3 5 (31.25%) DV Cleared
4 1 (6.25%) HNC
4 1 (6.25%) HND
4 1 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (6.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) JSP 440
2 1 (6.25%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 5 (31.25%) Firmware
2 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
3 1 (6.25%) BitLocker
3 1 (6.25%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (6.25%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (6.25%) vSphere
3 1 (6.25%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (6.25%) PowerCLI
1 1 (6.25%) Puppet
1 1 (6.25%) SCCM
1 1 (6.25%) SCOM
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) Altera
1 5 (31.25%) Xilinx
2 3 (18.75%) Oracle
2 3 (18.75%) SAP
3 1 (6.25%) 3PAR
3 1 (6.25%) Brocade
3 1 (6.25%) Citrix
3 1 (6.25%) HP
3 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.25%) VMware