Period
to 31 October 2020

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 31 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Clearance
6 months to
31 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 37 45 89
Rank change year-on-year +8 +44 +19
Permanent jobs citing Security Cleared 24 37 13
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Essex 5.32% 4.77% 1.03%
As % of the Qualifications category 26.37% 15.68% 4.35%
Number of salaries quoted 17 21 5
Median annual salary £67,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.73% - +37.50%
10th Percentile £46,650 £40,000 £33,950
90th Percentile £77,125 £77,500 £63,500
East of England median annual salary £52,500 £42,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +23.53% -29.17% +26.32%

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 91 236 299
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 20.18% 30.41% 23.77%
Number of salaries quoted 67 133 202
Median annual salary £55,000 £44,735 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.95% +11.84% -13.98%
10th Percentile £30,750 £22,100 £21,250
90th Percentile £100,000 £73,000 £72,500
East of England median annual salary £52,250 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +16.11% - -

Security Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

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

Job vacancy trend for Security Cleared in Essex

Security Cleared
Salary Trend in Essex

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Security Cleared in Essex.

Salary trend for Security Cleared in Essex

Security Cleared
Salary Histogram in Essex

Salary distribution for jobs citing Security Cleared in Essex over the 6 months to 31 October 2020.

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 31 October 2020. 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 - 13 £70,000 - 9
Harlow -3 6 £52,500 -4.55%
Chelmsford +9 1 - - 2
Security Cleared
East of England

For the 6 months to 31 October 2020, 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 (91.67%) SC Cleared
2 13 (54.17%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (45.83%) Scrum
3 11 (45.83%) Java
3 11 (45.83%) Problem-Solving
3 11 (45.83%) Public Sector
4 10 (41.67%) Jenkins
5 9 (37.50%) Spring
5 9 (37.50%) Git (software)
5 9 (37.50%) Ansible
5 9 (37.50%) DevOps
5 9 (37.50%) Terraform
6 7 (29.17%) AWS
7 6 (25.00%) Degree
7 6 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (25.00%) Configuration Management
7 6 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (25.00%) Microservices
8 5 (20.83%) Technical Leadership
8 5 (20.83%) Finance
8 5 (20.83%) Kanban
8 5 (20.83%) DV Cleared
8 5 (20.83%) BDD
8 5 (20.83%) TDD
8 5 (20.83%) Maven
9 4 (16.67%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 4 (16.67%) Node.js
9 4 (16.67%) Azure
9 4 (16.67%) VHDL
9 4 (16.67%) Web Services

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 2 (8.33%) OpenStack
2 1 (4.17%) Confluence
2 1 (4.17%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Oracle Cash Management
1 2 (8.33%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 7 (29.17%) AWS
2 4 (16.67%) Azure
3 2 (8.33%) Amazon ECS
3 2 (8.33%) Amazon EKS
3 2 (8.33%) Serverless
4 1 (4.17%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (4.17%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (4.17%) Amazon S3
4 1 (4.17%) GitHub
4 1 (4.17%) Route 53
4 1 (4.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) BGP
1 1 (4.17%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (4.17%) Fibre Channel
1 1 (4.17%) Firewall
1 1 (4.17%) IPsec
1 1 (4.17%) LAN
1 1 (4.17%) NX-OS
1 1 (4.17%) OSPF
1 1 (4.17%) SSL
1 1 (4.17%) VoIP
1 1 (4.17%) VPN
1 1 (4.17%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (8.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.17%) Amazon Aurora
3 1 (4.17%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (4.17%) Blockchain
3 1 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 10 (41.67%) Jenkins
2 9 (37.50%) Git (software)
3 5 (20.83%) Maven
4 2 (8.33%) JIRA
5 1 (4.17%) Bitbucket Server
5 1 (4.17%) Cucumber
5 1 (4.17%) DbUnit
5 1 (4.17%) Hudson
5 1 (4.17%) JMeter
5 1 (4.17%) jMock
5 1 (4.17%) JUnit
5 1 (4.17%) Mockito
5 1 (4.17%) Selenium
5 1 (4.17%) SonarQube
General
1 11 (45.83%) Public Sector
2 5 (20.83%) Finance
3 3 (12.50%) Manufacturing
4 1 (4.17%) Banking
4 1 (4.17%) Retail
4 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (41.67%) Developer
2 7 (29.17%) Java Developer
3 4 (16.67%) Firmware Engineer
3 4 (16.67%) Senior Firmware Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Software Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Configuration Manager
5 2 (8.33%) Engineering Manager
5 2 (8.33%) Full Stack Developer
5 2 (8.33%) JavaScript Developer
5 2 (8.33%) PostgreSQL Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Programme Manager
5 2 (8.33%) SC Cleared Java Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Cloud Architect
6 1 (4.17%) Developer in Test
6 1 (4.17%) DevOps Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Network Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Senior Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (37.50%) Spring
2 4 (16.67%) Node.js
2 4 (16.67%) Spring Boot
2 4 (16.67%) Web Services
3 3 (12.50%) Apache Camel
3 3 (12.50%) REST
4 2 (8.33%) AngularJS
4 2 (8.33%) Elastic Stack
4 2 (8.33%) Java EE
4 2 (8.33%) JMS
4 2 (8.33%) JPA
5 1 (4.17%) Hibernate
5 1 (4.17%) J2EE
5 1 (4.17%) PowerMock
5 1 (4.17%) RESTful
5 1 (4.17%) SOAP
5 1 (4.17%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (16.67%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 4 (16.67%) VHDL
3 2 (8.33%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.17%) Cyber Defence
4 1 (4.17%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.17%) Linux
1 1 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (54.17%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (45.83%) Problem-Solving
2 11 (45.83%) Scrum
3 9 (37.50%) DevOps
4 6 (25.00%) Configuration Management
4 6 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (25.00%) Microservices
5 5 (20.83%) BDD
5 5 (20.83%) Kanban
5 5 (20.83%) TDD
5 5 (20.83%) Technical Leadership
6 4 (16.67%) Collaborative Working
7 3 (12.50%) Change Management
7 3 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (12.50%) Data Management
7 3 (12.50%) Mathematics
7 3 (12.50%) Programme Management
7 3 (12.50%) Service Delivery
8 2 (8.33%) Risk Management
8 2 (8.33%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 11 (45.83%) Java
2 4 (16.67%) C
2 4 (16.67%) Java 8
3 3 (12.50%) JavaScript
4 2 (8.33%) Bash Shell
4 2 (8.33%) PowerShell
4 2 (8.33%) Python
4 2 (8.33%) Ruby
4 2 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (91.67%) SC Cleared
2 6 (25.00%) Degree
3 5 (20.83%) DV Cleared
4 1 (4.17%) AWS Certification
4 1 (4.17%) CCDA
4 1 (4.17%) CCNP
4 1 (4.17%) CEH
4 1 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (4.17%) CISSP
4 1 (4.17%) IIBA
4 1 (4.17%) ISEB
4 1 (4.17%) JNCIA
4 1 (4.17%) PhD
4 1 (4.17%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) PMO
System Software
1 4 (16.67%) Firmware
2 2 (8.33%) Docker
3 1 (4.17%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 9 (37.50%) Ansible
1 9 (37.50%) Terraform
2 2 (8.33%) Kubernetes
3 1 (4.17%) Nexpose
3 1 (4.17%) Puppet
3 1 (4.17%) QRadar
Vendors
1 2 (8.33%) Oracle
1 2 (8.33%) Pega
1 2 (8.33%) SAP
1 2 (8.33%) WSO2
2 1 (4.17%) Brocade
2 1 (4.17%) Cisco
2 1 (4.17%) Citrix
2 1 (4.17%) Forcepoint
2 1 (4.17%) Google
2 1 (4.17%) IBM
2 1 (4.17%) Juniper
2 1 (4.17%) SolarWinds
2 1 (4.17%) VMware