Period
to 24 November 2017

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 6 months to 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Check (SC) Clearance
South East > Kent
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 86 117 120
Rank change year-on-year +31 +3 +3
Permanent jobs citing SC Cleared 20 12 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 1.51% 0.70% 1.31%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.23% 2.58% 5.28%
Number of salaries quoted 19 5 21
Kent median annual salary £50,000 £28,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +78.57% -34.12% +21.43%
10th Percentile £31,200 £24,100 £23,750
90th Percentile £57,850 £68,750 £58,750
South East median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -10.00%

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 permanent job vacancies advertised in Kent with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Kent
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 321 466 549
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 24.28% 27.16% 24.75%
Number of salaries quoted 295 420 477
Kent median annual salary £35,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% +6.67% -11.76%
10th Percentile £21,250 £24,225 £22,500
90th Percentile £58,750 £60,000 £53,750
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%

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 6 months to 24 November 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 6 months to 24 November 2017. 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
West Malling - 4 £50,000 -
Maidstone +25 2 £36,000 -46.67%
Folkestone - 1 £57,500 -
SC Cleared
South East

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 20 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 13 (65.00%) C
3 11 (55.00%) DO-254
4 10 (50.00%) Video Processing
4 10 (50.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 10 (50.00%) Coaching
4 10 (50.00%) Algorithms
4 10 (50.00%) FPGA Design
4 10 (50.00%) Law
5 5 (25.00%) Service Delivery
6 4 (20.00%) Change Management
6 4 (20.00%) Windows
7 3 (15.00%) WAN
7 3 (15.00%) CCIE
7 3 (15.00%) Cisco
7 3 (15.00%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (15.00%) Avaya
7 3 (15.00%) Juniper
7 3 (15.00%) CheckPoint
7 3 (15.00%) MPLS
7 3 (15.00%) Firewall
7 3 (15.00%) Wireless
7 3 (15.00%) MATLAB
7 3 (15.00%) Military
7 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (15.00%) Skype for Business
7 3 (15.00%) F5
7 3 (15.00%) Degree
7 3 (15.00%) Load Balancing
7 3 (15.00%) HND

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 3 (15.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 3 (15.00%) Firewall
1 3 (15.00%) MPLS
1 3 (15.00%) WAN
1 3 (15.00%) Wireless
2 2 (10.00%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (10.00%) LAN
2 2 (10.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (10.00%) VoIP
3 1 (5.00%) Cisco Wireless
3 1 (5.00%) IPsec
3 1 (5.00%) Network Security
3 1 (5.00%) OSPF
3 1 (5.00%) SAN
3 1 (5.00%) SSL
3 1 (5.00%) VPN
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (10.00%) Subversion
General
1 10 (50.00%) Law
2 3 (15.00%) Military
3 2 (10.00%) Electronics
4 1 (5.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (50.00%) FPGA Engineer
2 5 (25.00%) Principal Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Cisco Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Firewall Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Graduate
3 2 (10.00%) Graduate Software Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Support
3 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Network Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Software Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Support Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Deployment Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Hardware Design Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Hardware Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Java Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Principal Hardware Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Project Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) Apache Camel
1 1 (5.00%) REST
1 1 (5.00%) Spring
1 1 (5.00%) Spring Integration
1 1 (5.00%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 10 (50.00%) Algorithms
1 10 (50.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (20.00%) Windows
2 2 (10.00%) Embedded Linux
2 2 (10.00%) Linux
2 2 (10.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (50.00%) Coaching
1 10 (50.00%) FPGA Design
1 10 (50.00%) Video Processing
2 5 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 4 (20.00%) Change Management
4 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (15.00%) Load Balancing
4 3 (15.00%) Network Architecture
5 2 (10.00%) Configuration Management
5 2 (10.00%) Customer Requirements
5 2 (10.00%) ITIL
5 2 (10.00%) Mathematics
5 2 (10.00%) Physics
5 2 (10.00%) Problem Management
5 2 (10.00%) Scrum
5 2 (10.00%) Software Architecture
5 2 (10.00%) Software Engineering
5 2 (10.00%) UML
6 1 (5.00%) MVC
6 1 (5.00%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (65.00%) C
2 3 (15.00%) MATLAB
3 2 (10.00%) Bash Shell
3 2 (10.00%) C++
3 2 (10.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (10.00%) Python
4 1 (5.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 20 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (15.00%) CCIE
2 3 (15.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (15.00%) Degree
2 3 (15.00%) HND
3 2 (10.00%) HNC
4 1 (5.00%) CCDA
4 1 (5.00%) CCDP
4 1 (5.00%) CCNA
4 1 (5.00%) CCNP
4 1 (5.00%) CCSA
4 1 (5.00%) CCSE
4 1 (5.00%) JNCIE
4 1 (5.00%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (55.00%) DO-254
2 1 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (10.00%) Forefront TMG
1 2 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) BMC PATROL
1 2 (10.00%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 3 (15.00%) Avaya
1 3 (15.00%) CheckPoint
1 3 (15.00%) Cisco
1 3 (15.00%) F5
1 3 (15.00%) Juniper
1 3 (15.00%) Palo Alto
2 2 (10.00%) Amdocs
2 2 (10.00%) Aruba
2 2 (10.00%) BMC
2 2 (10.00%) Capita
2 2 (10.00%) Forcepoint
2 2 (10.00%) HP
2 2 (10.00%) IBM
2 2 (10.00%) Nimsoft
2 2 (10.00%) Remedy
2 2 (10.00%) VMware
3 1 (5.00%) Hitachi