Period
to 15 December 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 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Clearance
6 months to
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 84 99 119
Rank change year-on-year +15 +20 -32
Permanent jobs citing Security Cleared 18 14 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 1.55% 1.00% 0.98%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.45% 4.56% 5.04%
Number of salaries quoted 9 10 14
Essex median annual salary £52,500 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.67% -10.00% +25.00%
10th Percentile £29,450 £30,288 £21,250
90th Percentile £59,500 £70,625 £52,500
East of England median annual salary £60,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +33.33% +5.88% -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 279 307 397
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 24.07% 21.94% 19.42%
Number of salaries quoted 169 257 275
Essex median annual salary £40,000 £47,500 £45,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.79% +4.40% +13.75%
10th Percentile £21,250 £24,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £73,000 £63,300 £68,750
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65% -1.15%

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 December 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 December 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
Southend-on-Sea -4 4 £50,000 +60.17% 6
Harlow +14 3 £52,500 +16.67% 9
Saffron Walden - 2 £33,250 - 6
Chelmsford - 1 £55,000 -
Security Cleared
East of England

For the 6 months to 15 December 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 15 (83.33%) SC Cleared
2 9 (50.00%) C
3 8 (44.44%) Degree
4 6 (33.33%) Mathematics
4 6 (33.33%) Firewall
4 6 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection
4 6 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
4 6 (33.33%) Cisco
4 6 (33.33%) CISSP
4 6 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (33.33%) Telecoms
5 5 (27.78%) Service Delivery
5 5 (27.78%) Wireless
5 5 (27.78%) Problem-Solving
6 4 (22.22%) Systems Engineering
6 4 (22.22%) Technical Leadership
6 4 (22.22%) NX-OS
6 4 (22.22%) IPsec
6 4 (22.22%) TOGAF
6 4 (22.22%) CEH
6 4 (22.22%) Cisco IOS
6 4 (22.22%) Brocade
6 4 (22.22%) Fibre Channel
6 4 (22.22%) Network Monitoring
6 4 (22.22%) OSPF
6 4 (22.22%) BGP
6 4 (22.22%) CCIE
6 4 (22.22%) LAN
6 4 (22.22%) VoIP
6 4 (22.22%) WAN

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 1 (5.56%) Apache
1 1 (5.56%) JBoss
1 1 (5.56%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Acrobat
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (5.56%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 6 (33.33%) Firewall
1 6 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection
2 5 (27.78%) Wireless
3 4 (22.22%) BGP
3 4 (22.22%) Cisco IOS
3 4 (22.22%) DNS
3 4 (22.22%) Fibre Channel
3 4 (22.22%) IPsec
3 4 (22.22%) LAN
3 4 (22.22%) NX-OS
3 4 (22.22%) OSPF
3 4 (22.22%) VoIP
3 4 (22.22%) VPN
3 4 (22.22%) WAN
4 2 (11.11%) Network Security
4 2 (11.11%) TCP/IP
5 1 (5.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) JasperReports
1 1 (5.56%) RDBMS
1 1 (5.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Ant
1 1 (5.56%) JIRA
1 1 (5.56%) JUnit
1 1 (5.56%) Maven
1 1 (5.56%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (5.56%) Robot Framework
General
1 6 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 2 (11.11%) Banking
3 1 (5.56%) Electronics
3 1 (5.56%) Law
Job Titles
1 4 (22.22%) Lead Network Engineer
1 4 (22.22%) Network Engineer
2 2 (11.11%) Developer
2 2 (11.11%) Research Manager
2 2 (11.11%) SOC Engineer
2 2 (11.11%) Software Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Applications Developer
3 1 (5.56%) Associate Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Delivery Manager
3 1 (5.56%) DOORS Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Embedded Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Java Software Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Junior
3 1 (5.56%) Junior Electronics Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Senior Software Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Service Manager
3 1 (5.56%) Software Developer
3 1 (5.56%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) Spring
2 1 (5.56%) Ajax
2 1 (5.56%) Apache Flex
2 1 (5.56%) AWT
2 1 (5.56%) CSS
2 1 (5.56%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (5.56%) GWT
2 1 (5.56%) Hibernate
2 1 (5.56%) JMS
2 1 (5.56%) JSON
2 1 (5.56%) Middleware
2 1 (5.56%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (5.56%) REST
2 1 (5.56%) RESTful
2 1 (5.56%) Spring Boot
2 1 (5.56%) Swing
2 1 (5.56%) Web Services
2 1 (5.56%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Cyber Defence
1 3 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 2 (11.11%) Security Operations Centre
3 1 (5.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (5.56%) Internet of Things
3 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.56%) N-Tier
3 1 (5.56%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.11%) Windows
2 1 (5.56%) Linux
2 1 (5.56%) Windows Server
2 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
1 6 (33.33%) Mathematics
2 5 (27.78%) Problem-Solving
2 5 (27.78%) Service Delivery
3 4 (22.22%) ITIL
3 4 (22.22%) Network Monitoring
3 4 (22.22%) Systems Engineering
3 4 (22.22%) Technical Leadership
3 4 (22.22%) TOGAF
4 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (16.67%) Computer Science
4 3 (16.67%) High Availability
4 3 (16.67%) Software Engineering
5 2 (11.11%) Cryptography
5 2 (11.11%) Mentoring
5 2 (11.11%) Network Architecture
5 2 (11.11%) Network Design
5 2 (11.11%) Physics
5 2 (11.11%) SIEM
5 2 (11.11%) Threat Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (50.00%) C
2 3 (16.67%) PowerShell
3 2 (11.11%) Perl
3 2 (11.11%) Python
4 1 (5.56%) Java
4 1 (5.56%) Java 8
4 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 15 (83.33%) SC Cleared
2 8 (44.44%) Degree
3 6 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (33.33%) CISSP
4 4 (22.22%) CCIE
4 4 (22.22%) CEH
5 3 (16.67%) DV Cleared
6 2 (11.11%) CCNP
6 2 (11.11%) Master's Degree
6 2 (11.11%) MCSE
6 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (5.56%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) GPG13
1 2 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (11.11%) NIST 800
2 1 (5.56%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.56%) Docker
1 1 (5.56%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (5.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) EnCase
1 2 (11.11%) Nexpose
1 2 (11.11%) QRadar
2 1 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (5.56%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (33.33%) Cisco
2 4 (22.22%) Brocade
3 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 2 (11.11%) Adobe
4 2 (11.11%) Becrypt
4 2 (11.11%) Juniper
4 2 (11.11%) Splunk
5 1 (5.56%) 3PAR
5 1 (5.56%) AppDynamics
5 1 (5.56%) Atlassian
5 1 (5.56%) Citrix
5 1 (5.56%) Google
5 1 (5.56%) IBM
5 1 (5.56%) VMware