Period
to 18 June 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 18 June 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Clearance
6 months to
18 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 50 94 123
Rank change year-on-year +44 +29 +14
Permanent jobs citing Security Cleared 24 19 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 3.15% 1.32% 0.66%
As % of the Qualifications category 13.33% 5.78% 2.17%
Number of salaries quoted 17 2 2
Essex median annual salary £52,500 £45,250 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.02% +0.56% -10.00%
10th Percentile £36,500 £43,725 £36,250
90th Percentile £63,950 £46,975 £51,750
East of England median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -5.56% -5.26% +11.76%

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 180 329 600
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 23.59% 22.83% 30.64%
Number of salaries quoted 130 276 456
Essex median annual salary £44,000 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.22% +4.65% -4.44%
10th Percentile £25,000 £26,250 £24,000
90th Percentile £73,000 £70,000 £65,000
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 18 June 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 18 June 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 - 7 £51,250 - 3
Chelmsford +17 5 £46,500 -
Epping - 1 £52,500 -
Maldon - 1 £40,000 -
Security Cleared
East of England

For the 6 months to 18 June 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 19 (79.17%) SC Cleared
2 13 (54.17%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (45.83%) Java
4 10 (41.67%) C
5 9 (37.50%) JUnit
5 9 (37.50%) OO
5 9 (37.50%) RDBMS
5 9 (37.50%) Middleware
5 9 (37.50%) Mathematics
5 9 (37.50%) Relational Database
6 8 (33.33%) Web Services
7 7 (29.17%) Scrum
7 7 (29.17%) GWT
7 7 (29.17%) Degree
7 7 (29.17%) Spring
7 7 (29.17%) Software Engineering
7 7 (29.17%) Cybersecurity
7 7 (29.17%) Open Source
7 7 (29.17%) REST
8 6 (25.00%) Test Automation
8 6 (25.00%) DevOps
8 6 (25.00%) CEH
8 6 (25.00%) TDD
8 6 (25.00%) Kanban
8 6 (25.00%) Active Directory
8 6 (25.00%) CISSP
9 5 (20.83%) UML
9 5 (20.83%) GIS
9 5 (20.83%) Hibernate
9 5 (20.83%) JavaScript

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 3 (12.50%) Apache
1 3 (12.50%) JBoss
2 1 (4.17%) Apache Pig
2 1 (4.17%) Apache Spark
2 1 (4.17%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.50%) HTTP
2 1 (4.17%) BGP
2 1 (4.17%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (4.17%) DNS
2 1 (4.17%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (4.17%) Firewall
2 1 (4.17%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (4.17%) IPsec
2 1 (4.17%) LAN
2 1 (4.17%) Network Security
2 1 (4.17%) NX-OS
2 1 (4.17%) OSPF
2 1 (4.17%) VoIP
2 1 (4.17%) VPN
2 1 (4.17%) WAN
2 1 (4.17%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (37.50%) RDBMS
1 9 (37.50%) Relational Database
2 5 (20.83%) Geospatial Data
2 5 (20.83%) GIS
3 4 (16.67%) SQL Server
4 3 (12.50%) Big Data
4 3 (12.50%) JasperReports
5 2 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (4.17%) Apache Hive
6 1 (4.17%) Hadoop
6 1 (4.17%) MongoDB
6 1 (4.17%) MySQL
6 1 (4.17%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (37.50%) JUnit
2 5 (20.83%) CruiseControl
2 5 (20.83%) FishEye
2 5 (20.83%) Hudson
2 5 (20.83%) JIRA
2 5 (20.83%) TeamCity
3 4 (16.67%) Ant
3 4 (16.67%) Bitbucket
3 4 (16.67%) eggPlant
3 4 (16.67%) Git (software)
3 4 (16.67%) Maven
3 4 (16.67%) SoapUI
3 4 (16.67%) Subversion
3 4 (16.67%) Zephyr
4 1 (4.17%) ClearQuest
4 1 (4.17%) Jenkins
4 1 (4.17%) Mockito
4 1 (4.17%) Selenium
4 1 (4.17%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (8.33%) Electronics
1 2 (8.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.17%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Law
2 1 (4.17%) Legal
2 1 (4.17%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.17%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (20.83%) Software Engineer
1 5 (20.83%) Test Automation Engineer
1 5 (20.83%) Test Engineer
2 3 (12.50%) Java Engineer
2 3 (12.50%) Java Software Engineer
2 3 (12.50%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
2 3 (12.50%) Senior Test Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) Analyst
3 2 (8.33%) Data Scientist
3 2 (8.33%) Developer
3 2 (8.33%) Java Developer
3 2 (8.33%) Principal Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) Principal Software Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) Senior Java Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) Senior Java Software Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) Senior Software Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Cybersecurity Analyst
4 1 (4.17%) Data Protection Officer
4 1 (4.17%) Head of Information
4 1 (4.17%) Lead Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (37.50%) Middleware
2 8 (33.33%) Web Services
3 7 (29.17%) GWT
3 7 (29.17%) REST
3 7 (29.17%) Spring
4 5 (20.83%) Hibernate
4 5 (20.83%) JMS
5 4 (16.67%) CSS
5 4 (16.67%) RESTful
6 3 (12.50%) Ajax
6 3 (12.50%) Apache Flex
6 3 (12.50%) AWT
6 3 (12.50%) JSON
6 3 (12.50%) SOAP
6 3 (12.50%) Swing
7 2 (8.33%) Apache Camel
8 1 (4.17%) AngularJS
8 1 (4.17%) CSS3
8 1 (4.17%) HTML5
8 1 (4.17%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 3 (12.50%) Management Information System
2 2 (8.33%) Social Media
3 1 (4.17%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (4.17%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (4.17%) Freedom of Information
3 1 (4.17%) Freedom of Information Act
3 1 (4.17%) N-Tier
3 1 (4.17%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.17%) Linux
1 1 (4.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (54.17%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (37.50%) Mathematics
2 9 (37.50%) OO
3 7 (29.17%) Cybersecurity
3 7 (29.17%) Open Source
3 7 (29.17%) Scrum
3 7 (29.17%) Software Engineering
4 6 (25.00%) DevOps
4 6 (25.00%) Kanban
4 6 (25.00%) TDD
4 6 (25.00%) Test Automation
5 5 (20.83%) Computer Architecture
5 5 (20.83%) Continuous Deployment
5 5 (20.83%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (20.83%) Cryptography
5 5 (20.83%) Issue Tracking
5 5 (20.83%) Penetration Testing
5 5 (20.83%) Project Planning
5 5 (20.83%) Reverse Engineering
5 5 (20.83%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 11 (45.83%) Java
2 10 (41.67%) C
3 5 (20.83%) JavaScript
4 3 (12.50%) Java 8
5 2 (8.33%) MATLAB
5 2 (8.33%) Python
5 2 (8.33%) R
5 2 (8.33%) Scala
6 1 (4.17%) C++
Qualifications
1 19 (79.17%) SC Cleared
2 7 (29.17%) Degree
3 6 (25.00%) CEH
3 6 (25.00%) CISSP
4 5 (20.83%) Chartered Engineer
4 5 (20.83%) DV Cleared
4 5 (20.83%) Numerate Degree
5 2 (8.33%) PhD
6 1 (4.17%) A+ Certification
6 1 (4.17%) CCIE
6 1 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (4.17%) CompTIA Security+
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) Data Quality
2 1 (4.17%) GDPR
System Software
1 6 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.17%) Hyper-V
2 1 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (20.83%) Atlassian
2 3 (12.50%) Adobe
2 3 (12.50%) Google
3 1 (4.17%) Brocade
3 1 (4.17%) Cisco
3 1 (4.17%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle
3 1 (4.17%) SAP
3 1 (4.17%) ServiceNow
3 1 (4.17%) VMware