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 22 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Check (SC) Clearance
South East / Kent
Rank 80 87 88
Rank change year-on-year +7 +1  
Permanent jobs citing SC Cleared 1 18 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 0.12% 1.57% 0.53%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.72% 5.07% 2.23%
Number of salaries quoted 1 6 5
Median salary £42,500 £52,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -19.04% +10.52%  
UK excluding London median salary £44,000 £45,000 £46,500
% change year-on-year -2.22% -3.22%  

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 138 355 224
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 17.19% 31.00% 23.93%
Number of salaries quoted 106 295 197
Median salary £37,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.76% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

SC Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Kent citing SC Cleared as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

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
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 22 March 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 +1 1 £42,500 -12.82% 1
SC Cleared
South East

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 22 March 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 6 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (83.33%) Software Engineering
2 5 (83.33%) Degree
2 5 (83.33%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (83.33%) Linux
3 4 (66.67%) SQL
3 4 (66.67%) VB
3 4 (66.67%) Unix
3 4 (66.67%) SNMP
3 4 (66.67%) IBM
3 4 (66.67%) Compuware
3 4 (66.67%) OpenView
3 4 (66.67%) HP
3 4 (66.67%) Tivoli
3 4 (66.67%) BMC PATROL
3 4 (66.67%) Nagios
3 4 (66.67%) BMC
3 4 (66.67%) CA
3 4 (66.67%) Management Information System
3 4 (66.67%) BPSS Clearance
3 4 (66.67%) Dynatrace
3 4 (66.67%) Structured Programming
3 4 (66.67%) Nimsoft
3 4 (66.67%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
3 4 (66.67%) Creative Problem-Solving
3 4 (66.67%) e-Health
3 4 (66.67%) vSphere
3 4 (66.67%) Computer Science
4 2 (33.33%) Mathematics
5 1 (16.67%) Physics

SC Cleared
Top Related 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:

Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) SNMP
2 1 (16.67%) Firewall
2 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
1 1 (16.67%) Subversion
General
1 1 (16.67%) Electronics
1 1 (16.67%) Military
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) C Software Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) C/C++ Software Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) C++ Software Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Deployment Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Embedded C Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Embedded C Software Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Embedded C++ Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Embedded Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Software Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (83.33%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (66.67%) Computer Science
2 4 (66.67%) e-Health
2 4 (66.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Linux
2 4 (66.67%) Unix
3 1 (16.67%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Software Engineering
2 4 (66.67%) Creative Problem-Solving
2 4 (66.67%) Structured Programming
3 2 (33.33%) Mathematics
4 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
4 1 (16.67%) Customer Requirements
4 1 (16.67%) Load Balancing
4 1 (16.67%) Physics
4 1 (16.67%) Process Management
4 1 (16.67%) Scrum
4 1 (16.67%) Software Architecture
4 1 (16.67%) UML
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) SQL
1 4 (66.67%) VB
2 1 (16.67%) Bash Shell
2 1 (16.67%) C
2 1 (16.67%) C++
2 1 (16.67%) MATLAB
2 1 (16.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (83.33%) Degree
3 4 (66.67%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (16.67%) CCIE
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (66.67%) BMC PATROL
1 4 (66.67%) Nagios
1 4 (66.67%) OpenView
1 4 (66.67%) Tivoli
1 4 (66.67%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) BMC
1 4 (66.67%) CA
1 4 (66.67%) Compuware
1 4 (66.67%) Dynatrace
1 4 (66.67%) HP
1 4 (66.67%) IBM
1 4 (66.67%) Nimsoft
2 1 (16.67%) CheckPoint
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco
2 1 (16.67%) F5
2 1 (16.67%) Juniper
2 1 (16.67%) Palo Alto
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