The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Kent with a requirement for Security Cleared qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Clearance
South East / Kent
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 68 57 76
Rank change year-on-year -11 +19  
Permanent jobs citing Security Cleared 8 28 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 1.19% 2.95% 2.31%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.57% 10.14% 10.29%
Number of salaries quoted 7 25 23
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £27,700 £21,300
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £58,500 £54,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 Kent.

Academic & Professional Certification
Kent
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 175 276 243
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 26.08% 29.11% 22.48%
Number of salaries quoted 148 245 202
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +10.38%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

Security Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

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

Job vacancy trend for Security Cleared in Kent

Security Cleared
Salary Trend in Kent

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

Salary trend for Security Cleared in Kent

Security Cleared
Salary Histogram in Kent

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Security Cleared in Kent over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Security Cleared in Kent

Security 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 Security Cleared within the Kent region over the 3 months to 26 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 +12 4 £50,000 +2.56%
Sittingbourne -10 2 £40,000 -11.11%
Dartford - 1 £30,000 -
Security Cleared
South East

For the 6 months to 26 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 Kent region with a requirement for Security Cleared.

1 10 (83.33%) Firewall
2 8 (66.67%) Cisco
2 8 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (66.67%) Juniper
2 8 (66.67%) CheckPoint
2 8 (66.67%) F5
3 7 (58.33%) SC Cleared
4 6 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
4 6 (50.00%) Load Balancing
4 6 (50.00%) Palo Alto
4 6 (50.00%) CCIE
4 6 (50.00%) LAN
4 6 (50.00%) WAN
4 6 (50.00%) Wireless
4 6 (50.00%) Service Delivery
5 5 (41.67%) Change Management
5 5 (41.67%) VoIP
5 5 (41.67%) HNC
5 5 (41.67%) HND
5 5 (41.67%) Avaya
5 5 (41.67%) MPLS
5 5 (41.67%) Cisco Nexus
5 5 (41.67%) Network Architecture
5 5 (41.67%) Aruba
5 5 (41.67%) Skype for Business
5 5 (41.67%) Data Centre
6 3 (25.00%) Degree
6 3 (25.00%) Windows
6 3 (25.00%) Network Security
7 2 (16.67%) Cisco PIX

Security 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 (41.67%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (8.33%) Amazon CloudWatch
1 1 (8.33%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (8.33%) Amazon S3
1 1 (8.33%) AWS CloudFormation
1 1 (8.33%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
1 1 (8.33%) AWS Lambda
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (8.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 10 (83.33%) Firewall
2 6 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 6 (50.00%) LAN
2 6 (50.00%) WAN
2 6 (50.00%) Wireless
3 5 (41.67%) Cisco Nexus
3 5 (41.67%) MPLS
3 5 (41.67%) VoIP
4 3 (25.00%) Network Security
5 2 (16.67%) Cisco PIX
6 1 (8.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 1 (8.33%) Amazon RDS
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) ERwin
1 1 (8.33%) PowerDesigner
1 1 (8.33%) Rational Rose
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Cisco Engineer
1 5 (41.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
1 5 (41.67%) Firewall Engineer
1 5 (41.67%) Network Engineer
1 5 (41.67%) WAN Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Project Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (16.67%) 2nd Line Technical Support Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Cisco Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Cisco Network Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Cisco Support
4 2 (16.67%) Network Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Network Support
4 2 (16.67%) Network Support Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Security Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Support Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Technical Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Technical Support
4 2 (16.67%) Technical Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Data Centre
2 2 (16.67%) Computer Science
3 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Load Balancing
1 6 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 5 (41.67%) Change Management
2 5 (41.67%) Network Architecture
3 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2
4 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (8.33%) Business Transformation
4 1 (8.33%) Data Modelling
4 1 (8.33%) ETL
4 1 (8.33%) ITIL
4 1 (8.33%) Mathematics
4 1 (8.33%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (8.33%) Process Management
4 1 (8.33%) Project Management
4 1 (8.33%) TOGAF
4 1 (8.33%) UML
4 1 (8.33%) Validation
4 1 (8.33%) Zachman Framework
Qualifications
1 8 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (58.33%) SC Cleared
3 6 (50.00%) CCIE
4 5 (41.67%) HNC
4 5 (41.67%) HND
5 3 (25.00%) Degree
6 2 (16.67%) CCNA
7 1 (8.33%) AWS Certification
7 1 (8.33%) CHECK Team Member
7 1 (8.33%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) Data Quality
1 1 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 8 (66.67%) CheckPoint
1 8 (66.67%) Cisco
1 8 (66.67%) F5
1 8 (66.67%) Juniper
2 6 (50.00%) Palo Alto
3 5 (41.67%) Aruba
3 5 (41.67%) Avaya
4 2 (16.67%) Blue Coat
4 2 (16.67%) Forcepoint
5 1 (8.33%) Oracle
5 1 (8.33%) Rackspace