The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Kent with a requirement for SC 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 Check (SC) Clearance
South East / Kent
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 71 80 87
Rank change year-on-year +9 +7  
Permanent jobs citing SC Cleared 5 5 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 0.75% 0.52% 1.40%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.89% 1.81% 6.33%
Number of salaries quoted 11 4 13
Median salary £30,000 £67,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -55.55% +58.82%  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.55%  

SC 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 Kent.

Academic & Professional Certification
Kent
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 173 276 237
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 25.90% 28.57% 22.09%
Number of salaries quoted 430 588 509
Median salary £37,500 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.76% +13.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £21,250 £22,000 £22,250
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £56,000 £68,750
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

SC Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

Job postings citing SC Cleared as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Kent.

Job vacancy trend for SC Cleared in Kent

SC Cleared
Salary Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SC Cleared in Kent.

Salary trend for SC Cleared in Kent

SC Cleared
Salary Histogram in Kent

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SC Cleared in Kent over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Salary histogram for SC Cleared in Kent

SC Cleared
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SC Cleared within the Kent region over the 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Malling +11 4 £50,000 -28.57%
Dartford - 1 £30,000 -
SC Cleared
South East

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, IT jobs citing SC 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 Kent region with a requirement for SC Cleared.

1 7 (100.00%) Firewall
1 7 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (85.71%) Load Balancing
2 6 (85.71%) Wireless
2 6 (85.71%) Cisco
2 6 (85.71%) CCIE
2 6 (85.71%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (85.71%) Juniper
2 6 (85.71%) CheckPoint
2 6 (85.71%) F5
2 6 (85.71%) Palo Alto
3 5 (71.43%) Cisco Nexus
3 5 (71.43%) Data Centre
3 5 (71.43%) Skype for Business
3 5 (71.43%) MPLS
3 5 (71.43%) Service Delivery
3 5 (71.43%) Change Management
3 5 (71.43%) Avaya
3 5 (71.43%) HNC
3 5 (71.43%) HND
3 5 (71.43%) LAN
3 5 (71.43%) VoIP
3 5 (71.43%) WAN
3 5 (71.43%) Network Architecture
3 5 (71.43%) Aruba
4 4 (57.14%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Degree
5 1 (14.29%) Mathematics
5 1 (14.29%) Windows

SC Cleared
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent 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 5 (71.43%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 7 (100.00%) Firewall
2 6 (85.71%) Wireless
3 5 (71.43%) Cisco Nexus
3 5 (71.43%) LAN
3 5 (71.43%) MPLS
3 5 (71.43%) VoIP
3 5 (71.43%) WAN
4 4 (57.14%) Cisco ASA
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Cisco Engineer
1 5 (71.43%) Cisco Network Engineer
1 5 (71.43%) Firewall Engineer
1 5 (71.43%) Network Engineer
1 5 (71.43%) WAN Engineer
2 4 (57.14%) Project Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Deployment Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Graduate
3 1 (14.29%) Graduate Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Graduate Tester
3 1 (14.29%) Penetration Tester
3 1 (14.29%) Security Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Security Penetration Tester
3 1 (14.29%) Security Tester
3 1 (14.29%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Load Balancing
2 5 (71.43%) Change Management
2 5 (71.43%) Network Architecture
2 5 (71.43%) Service Delivery
3 1 (14.29%) Mathematics
3 1 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Process Management
3 1 (14.29%) Regulatory Compliance
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (85.71%) CCIE
2 6 (85.71%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (71.43%) HNC
3 5 (71.43%) HND
4 1 (14.29%) CHECK Team Member
4 1 (14.29%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) CheckPoint
1 6 (85.71%) Cisco
1 6 (85.71%) F5
1 6 (85.71%) Juniper
1 6 (85.71%) Palo Alto
2 5 (71.43%) Aruba
2 5 (71.43%) Avaya