Period
to 15 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Essex with a requirement for Security Cleared qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 15 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Clearance
6 months to
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 87 117 121
Rank change year-on-year +30 +4 -31
Permanent jobs citing Security Cleared 12 9 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 0.95% 0.58% 0.76%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.99% 2.26% 3.89%
Number of salaries quoted 3 7 16
Essex median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -20.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £31,100 £30,288 £21,250
90th Percentile £53,500 £65,000 £52,500
East of England median annual salary £60,000 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +26.32% +11.76% -15.00%

Security 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 301 398 411
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 23.76% 25.63% 19.61%
Number of salaries quoted 207 323 300
Essex median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% - +12.50%
10th Percentile £21,250 £22,000 £22,750
90th Percentile £67,750 £61,250 £63,875
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65% +1.18%

Security Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

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

Job vacancy trend for Security Cleared in Essex

Security Cleared
Salary Trend in Essex

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

Salary trend for Security Cleared in Essex

Security Cleared
Salary Histogram in Essex

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Security Cleared in Essex over the 6 months to 15 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Security Cleared in Essex

Security 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 Security Cleared within the Essex region over the 6 months to 15 October 2018. 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
Basildon - 3 - - 5
Southend-on-Sea -9 2 £37,250 +19.33% 9
Chelmsford - 1 £55,000 -
Security Cleared
East of England

For the 6 months to 15 October 2018, IT jobs citing Security 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 Security Cleared.

1 9 (75.00%) SC Cleared
2 6 (50.00%) C
3 4 (33.33%) Degree
3 4 (33.33%) Rational DOORS
4 3 (25.00%) Cyber Defence
4 3 (25.00%) Computer Science
4 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (16.67%) Linux
5 2 (16.67%) Python
5 2 (16.67%) C#
5 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
5 2 (16.67%) JIRA
5 2 (16.67%) Mathematics
5 2 (16.67%) Physics
5 2 (16.67%) DV Cleared
5 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (16.67%) MS Visio
5 2 (16.67%) MATLAB
5 2 (16.67%) Teamcenter
5 2 (16.67%) Cryptography
5 2 (16.67%) Software Engineering
5 2 (16.67%) Master's Degree
5 2 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
6 1 (8.33%) Business Continuity Planning
6 1 (8.33%) Deep Learning
6 1 (8.33%) Test Planning
6 1 (8.33%) Issue Tracking
6 1 (8.33%) Data Engineering
6 1 (8.33%) Computational Linguistics
6 1 (8.33%) Computer Vision

Security 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:

Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (16.67%) MS Visio
2 1 (8.33%) Acrobat
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (8.33%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Teamcenter
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (33.33%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (16.67%) JIRA
3 1 (8.33%) Subversion
General
1 1 (8.33%) Aerospace
1 1 (8.33%) Electronics
1 1 (8.33%) Law
Job Titles
1 2 (16.67%) Developer
1 2 (16.67%) Research Manager
1 2 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) .NET Developer
2 1 (8.33%) Commercial Officer
2 1 (8.33%) Data Scientist
2 1 (8.33%) Delivery Manager
2 1 (8.33%) DOORS Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Graduate
2 1 (8.33%) Graduate Developer
2 1 (8.33%) Graduate Software Developer
2 1 (8.33%) Platform Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Principal Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Principal Systems Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Senior Data Scientist
2 1 (8.33%) Senior Systems Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Service Manager
2 1 (8.33%) Services Delivery Manager
2 1 (8.33%) Software Developer
2 1 (8.33%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) .NET
1 1 (8.33%) .NET Framework
1 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET
1 1 (8.33%) CSS
1 1 (8.33%) HTML
1 1 (8.33%) HTML5
1 1 (8.33%) Natural Language Processing
1 1 (8.33%) RESTful
1 1 (8.33%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Computer Science
1 3 (25.00%) Cyber Defence
2 1 (8.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (8.33%) N-Tier
2 1 (8.33%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Linux
2 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (16.67%) Cryptography
1 2 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
1 2 (16.67%) Mathematics
1 2 (16.67%) Physics
1 2 (16.67%) Software Engineering
2 1 (8.33%) Analytics
2 1 (8.33%) Business Continuity Planning
2 1 (8.33%) Change Control
2 1 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (8.33%) Data Analytics
2 1 (8.33%) Deep Learning
2 1 (8.33%) High Availability
2 1 (8.33%) Issue Tracking
2 1 (8.33%) Machine Learning
2 1 (8.33%) Open Source
2 1 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (8.33%) System Testing
2 1 (8.33%) Test Management
2 1 (8.33%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) C
2 2 (16.67%) C#
2 2 (16.67%) MATLAB
2 2 (16.67%) Python
3 1 (8.33%) C++
3 1 (8.33%) Java
3 1 (8.33%) R
3 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (75.00%) SC Cleared
2 4 (33.33%) Degree
3 2 (16.67%) DV Cleared
3 2 (16.67%) Master's Degree
4 1 (8.33%) HND
4 1 (8.33%) ISTQB
4 1 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (8.33%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Firmware
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) Adobe
2 1 (8.33%) Atlassian
2 1 (8.33%) SAP
2 1 (8.33%) Xilinx