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 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Clearance
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 88 84 73
Rank change year-on-year -4 -11  
Permanent jobs citing Security Cleared 3 6 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 0.32% 0.60% 2.11%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.09% 2.78% 8.75%
Number of salaries quoted 0 6 12
Median salary - £40,000 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -17.52%  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.27% -2.22%  

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies advertised in Essex.

Academic & Professional Certification
Essex
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 276 216 297
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 29.18% 21.47% 24.15%
Number of salaries quoted 380 314 441
Median salary £50,000 £52,500 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +19.31%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,975 £22,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £65,500 £63,750
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

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

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, IT jobs citing Security Cleared also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Essex region with a requirement for Security Cleared.

1 12 (92.31%) SC Cleared
2 9 (69.23%) GWT
2 9 (69.23%) Java
3 8 (61.54%) JUnit
3 8 (61.54%) Web Services
3 8 (61.54%) UML
3 8 (61.54%) OO
3 8 (61.54%) C
3 8 (61.54%) RDBMS
3 8 (61.54%) Active Directory
3 8 (61.54%) Middleware
3 8 (61.54%) ClearQuest
3 8 (61.54%) GIS
3 8 (61.54%) Scrum
3 8 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (61.54%) TDD
3 8 (61.54%) CruiseControl
3 8 (61.54%) JIRA
3 8 (61.54%) Atlassian
3 8 (61.54%) Continuous Integration
3 8 (61.54%) Kanban
3 8 (61.54%) TeamCity
3 8 (61.54%) Open Source
3 8 (61.54%) Hudson
3 8 (61.54%) REST
3 8 (61.54%) FishEye
3 8 (61.54%) Jenkins
3 8 (61.54%) Relational Database
3 8 (61.54%) DevOps
3 8 (61.54%) Issue Tracking

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 4 (30.77%) Apache
1 4 (30.77%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 2 (15.38%) SAP FI
1 2 (15.38%) SAP MM
1 2 (15.38%) SAP PP
Communications & Networking
1 4 (30.77%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (61.54%) Geospatial Data
1 8 (61.54%) GIS
1 8 (61.54%) RDBMS
1 8 (61.54%) Relational Database
2 4 (30.77%) JasperReports
2 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (61.54%) ClearQuest
1 8 (61.54%) CruiseControl
1 8 (61.54%) FishEye
1 8 (61.54%) Hudson
1 8 (61.54%) Jenkins
1 8 (61.54%) JIRA
1 8 (61.54%) JUnit
1 8 (61.54%) TeamCity
2 4 (30.77%) Ant
2 4 (30.77%) Maven
2 4 (30.77%) Selenium
2 4 (30.77%) SoapUI
2 4 (30.77%) Zephyr
General
1 2 (15.38%) French Language
2 1 (7.69%) Electronics
2 1 (7.69%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Java Engineer
1 5 (38.46%) Java Software Engineer
1 5 (38.46%) Software Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Senior Java Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Senior Java Software Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Senior Software Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Senior Software Test Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Senior Test Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Software Test Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Test Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) SAP Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) SAP MM Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) SAP PP Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Java Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Java Software Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Quality Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) SOC Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (69.23%) GWT
2 8 (61.54%) Middleware
2 8 (61.54%) REST
2 8 (61.54%) Web Services
3 4 (30.77%) Ajax
3 4 (30.77%) Apache Flex
3 4 (30.77%) AWT
3 4 (30.77%) CSS
3 4 (30.77%) Hibernate
3 4 (30.77%) JMS
3 4 (30.77%) JSON
3 4 (30.77%) RESTful
3 4 (30.77%) SOAP
3 4 (30.77%) Spring
3 4 (30.77%) Swing
4 1 (7.69%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 6 (46.15%) Management Information System
2 4 (30.77%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 4 (30.77%) N-Tier
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (61.54%) Continuous Integration
1 8 (61.54%) DevOps
1 8 (61.54%) Issue Tracking
1 8 (61.54%) Kanban
1 8 (61.54%) OO
1 8 (61.54%) Open Source
1 8 (61.54%) Scrum
1 8 (61.54%) TDD
1 8 (61.54%) UML
2 5 (38.46%) Software Engineering
3 4 (30.77%) Continuous Deployment
3 4 (30.77%) Cyber Intelligence
3 4 (30.77%) Cybersecurity
3 4 (30.77%) SOA
3 4 (30.77%) Software Testing
3 4 (30.77%) Test Automation
3 4 (30.77%) Test Management
3 4 (30.77%) Test Scripting
3 4 (30.77%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (69.23%) Java
2 8 (61.54%) C
3 5 (38.46%) JavaScript
4 1 (7.69%) PowerShell
4 1 (7.69%) Python
4 1 (7.69%) Shell Script
4 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (92.31%) SC Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) CEH
2 1 (7.69%) CISM
2 1 (7.69%) CISSP
2 1 (7.69%) Degree
2 1 (7.69%) DV Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) ISTQB
2 1 (7.69%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) Cyber Essentials
1 1 (7.69%) ISO 13485
1 1 (7.69%) ISO 9001
1 1 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (61.54%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 8 (61.54%) Atlassian
2 4 (30.77%) Adobe
2 4 (30.77%) Google
3 2 (15.38%) SAP
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle