Period
to 20 November 2019

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 20 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Clearance
6 months to
20 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 51 86 104
Rank change year-on-year +35 +18 +10
Permanent jobs citing Security Cleared 40 15 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 4.77% 1.21% 0.71%
As % of the Qualifications category 15.69% 5.17% 3.31%
Number of salaries quoted 20 8 7
Essex median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% +25.00% -20.00%
10th Percentile £36,500 £29,300 £30,288
90th Percentile £77,500 £60,500 £65,000
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £60,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -25.00% +26.32% +10.47%

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 255 290 302
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 30.39% 23.41% 21.53%
Number of salaries quoted 141 190 249
Essex median annual salary £44,000 £40,000 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% -13.98% +2.76%
10th Percentile £22,000 £21,250 £24,000
90th Percentile £73,000 £72,500 £61,350
East of England median annual salary £45,591 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.31% - +4.65%

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 20 November 2019.

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 20 November 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 - 16 £55,000 - 2
Chelmsford +35 15 £50,000 -9.09% 3
Security Cleared
East of England

For the 6 months to 20 November 2019, 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 22 (55.00%) Software Engineering
2 19 (47.50%) SC Cleared
3 18 (45.00%) DV Cleared
3 18 (45.00%) Java
3 18 (45.00%) Electronics
4 17 (42.50%) C
4 17 (42.50%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (35.00%) Scrum
5 14 (35.00%) RDBMS
5 14 (35.00%) Middleware
5 14 (35.00%) Relational Database
6 13 (32.50%) REST
6 13 (32.50%) Firmware
6 13 (32.50%) JUnit
6 13 (32.50%) TDD
6 13 (32.50%) Kanban
7 12 (30.00%) Mathematics
7 12 (30.00%) C++
7 12 (30.00%) OO
7 12 (30.00%) DevOps
8 11 (27.50%) Open Source
8 11 (27.50%) Continuous Deployment
8 11 (27.50%) Geospatial Data
8 11 (27.50%) DevSecOps
8 11 (27.50%) Web Services
8 11 (27.50%) GIS
8 11 (27.50%) UML
8 11 (27.50%) Active Directory
8 11 (27.50%) Physics
8 11 (27.50%) GWT

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:

Application Platforms
1 7 (17.50%) Apache
2 6 (15.00%) JBoss
3 3 (7.50%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.50%) Apache Pig
4 1 (2.50%) Apache Spark
4 1 (2.50%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 3 (7.50%) InfoPath
2 2 (5.00%) OrCAD
3 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Project
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.00%) HTTP
2 1 (2.50%) DNS
2 1 (2.50%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (35.00%) RDBMS
1 14 (35.00%) Relational Database
2 11 (27.50%) Geospatial Data
2 11 (27.50%) GIS
3 6 (15.00%) JasperReports
4 5 (12.50%) SQL Server
5 2 (5.00%) Big Data
5 2 (5.00%) NoSQL
6 1 (2.50%) Apache Hive
6 1 (2.50%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (2.50%) Hadoop
6 1 (2.50%) MongoDB
6 1 (2.50%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 13 (32.50%) JUnit
2 9 (22.50%) JIRA
3 8 (20.00%) CruiseControl
3 8 (20.00%) FishEye
3 8 (20.00%) Hudson
3 8 (20.00%) TeamCity
4 6 (15.00%) Ant
4 6 (15.00%) Maven
5 5 (12.50%) eggPlant
5 5 (12.50%) SoapUI
6 4 (10.00%) Bitbucket
6 4 (10.00%) ClearQuest
6 4 (10.00%) Git (software)
6 4 (10.00%) Jenkins
6 4 (10.00%) Subversion
6 4 (10.00%) Zephyr
7 3 (7.50%) Oracle Forms
7 3 (7.50%) Selenium
8 2 (5.00%) Mockito
8 2 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 18 (45.00%) Electronics
2 4 (10.00%) Finance
2 4 (10.00%) Manufacturing
2 4 (10.00%) Marketing
2 4 (10.00%) Public Sector
2 4 (10.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (5.00%) Advertising
3 2 (5.00%) Aerospace
3 2 (5.00%) Automotive
3 2 (5.00%) Military
Job Titles
1 11 (27.50%) Embedded Engineer
2 9 (22.50%) Software Engineer
3 8 (20.00%) Principal Engineer
3 8 (20.00%) Principal Software Engineer
4 6 (15.00%) Test Automation Engineer
4 6 (15.00%) Test Engineer
5 4 (10.00%) Java Engineer
5 4 (10.00%) Java Software Engineer
5 4 (10.00%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
5 4 (10.00%) Senior Test Engineer
6 3 (7.50%) DBA
6 3 (7.50%) Senior DBA
7 2 (5.00%) Data Scientist
7 2 (5.00%) Developer
7 2 (5.00%) Firmware Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) Senior Firmware Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) Senior SQL DBA
7 2 (5.00%) SQL DBA
8 1 (2.50%) Cybersecurity Engineer
8 1 (2.50%) Research Scientist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (35.00%) Middleware
2 13 (32.50%) REST
3 11 (27.50%) GWT
3 11 (27.50%) Spring
3 11 (27.50%) Web Services
4 10 (25.00%) CSS
5 9 (22.50%) Hibernate
6 8 (20.00%) JMS
7 6 (15.00%) Ajax
7 6 (15.00%) Apache Flex
7 6 (15.00%) AWT
7 6 (15.00%) JSON
7 6 (15.00%) Swing
8 4 (10.00%) HTML
8 4 (10.00%) jQuery
8 4 (10.00%) RESTful
8 4 (10.00%) SOAP
9 3 (7.50%) .NET
9 3 (7.50%) ASP.NET
9 3 (7.50%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 4 (10.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.00%) Clustering
3 2 (5.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 1 (2.50%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.50%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (2.50%) PKI
4 1 (2.50%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.00%) Windows
2 1 (2.50%) Linux
2 1 (2.50%) Windows Server
2 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (55.00%) Software Engineering
2 17 (42.50%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (35.00%) Scrum
4 13 (32.50%) Kanban
4 13 (32.50%) TDD
5 12 (30.00%) DevOps
5 12 (30.00%) Mathematics
5 12 (30.00%) OO
6 11 (27.50%) Continuous Deployment
6 11 (27.50%) Continuous Integration
6 11 (27.50%) DevSecOps
6 11 (27.50%) Open Source
6 11 (27.50%) Physics
6 11 (27.50%) UML
7 9 (22.50%) Issue Tracking
8 8 (20.00%) Test Automation
9 6 (15.00%) Unit Testing
10 5 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (12.50%) Software Testing
10 5 (12.50%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 18 (45.00%) Java
2 17 (42.50%) C
3 12 (30.00%) C++
4 9 (22.50%) JavaScript
5 6 (15.00%) Java 8
6 3 (7.50%) C#
6 3 (7.50%) MATLAB
6 3 (7.50%) PowerShell
6 3 (7.50%) SQL
7 2 (5.00%) Python
8 1 (2.50%) R
8 1 (2.50%) Scala
Qualifications
1 19 (47.50%) SC Cleared
2 18 (45.00%) DV Cleared
3 2 (5.00%) Degree
3 2 (5.00%) PhD
4 1 (2.50%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.00%) JSP 440
2 1 (2.50%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.50%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 13 (32.50%) Firmware
2 11 (27.50%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.50%) BitLocker
3 1 (2.50%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.50%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (2.50%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.50%) vSphere
3 1 (2.50%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (2.50%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (2.50%) PowerCLI
1 1 (2.50%) Puppet
1 1 (2.50%) SCCM
1 1 (2.50%) SCOM
Vendors
1 8 (20.00%) Atlassian
2 6 (15.00%) Adobe
2 6 (15.00%) Google
3 4 (10.00%) Oracle
3 4 (10.00%) SAP
4 2 (5.00%) Altera
4 2 (5.00%) VMware
4 2 (5.00%) Xilinx
5 1 (2.50%) 3PAR
5 1 (2.50%) Brocade
5 1 (2.50%) Citrix
5 1 (2.50%) HP
5 1 (2.50%) Microsoft