Period
to 20 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for SC Cleared qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 20 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Check (SC) Clearance
6 months to
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 166 192 184
Rank change year-on-year +26 -8 -8
Permanent jobs citing SC Cleared 33 40 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.79% 0.81% 0.97%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.03% 3.98% 4.21%
Number of salaries quoted 27 31 17
Leeds median annual salary £35,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.65% -5.56% -
10th Percentile £18,250 £18,500 £35,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £70,000 £55,700
West Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £41,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -3.61% -7.78% -1.64%

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 Leeds with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Leeds
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 656 1,006 1,284
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 15.71% 20.32% 23.03%
Number of salaries quoted 526 780 1,086
Leeds median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% -5.88%
10th Percentile £22,000 £23,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £61,250 £62,500
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -1.18% +6.25% -

SC Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

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

Job vacancy trend for SC Cleared in Leeds

SC Cleared
Salary Trend in Leeds

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

Salary trend for SC Cleared in Leeds

SC Cleared
Salary Histogram in Leeds

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SC Cleared in Leeds over the 6 months to 20 September 2018.

Salary histogram for SC Cleared in Leeds

For the 6 months to 20 September 2018, IT jobs citing SC Cleared also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Leeds region with a requirement for SC Cleared.

1 33 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 13 (39.39%) Cisco
3 11 (33.33%) Test Automation
4 8 (24.24%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (24.24%) Retail
4 8 (24.24%) Web Development
4 8 (24.24%) Selenium
5 7 (21.21%) Marketing
5 7 (21.21%) QA
5 7 (21.21%) Firewall
5 7 (21.21%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (18.18%) A+ Certification
6 6 (18.18%) HP
6 6 (18.18%) Dell
6 6 (18.18%) Microsoft
6 6 (18.18%) SLA
6 6 (18.18%) C
6 6 (18.18%) Microsoft Office
6 6 (18.18%) Microsoft Excel
6 6 (18.18%) Management Information System
6 6 (18.18%) Service Delivery
6 6 (18.18%) Electronics
6 6 (18.18%) Apple
6 6 (18.18%) Logistics
6 6 (18.18%) MCDST
6 6 (18.18%) Mathematics
6 6 (18.18%) Xerox
6 6 (18.18%) Problem-Solving
7 5 (15.15%) Process Improvement
7 5 (15.15%) Software Engineering

SC Cleared
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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 (12.12%) SharePoint
1 4 (12.12%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (18.18%) Microsoft Excel
1 6 (18.18%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (3.03%) MS Visio
2 1 (3.03%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 5 (15.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (12.12%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (6.06%) IaaS
4 1 (3.03%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (3.03%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (21.21%) Firewall
2 5 (15.15%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (9.09%) Cisco Nexus
3 3 (9.09%) Wireless
4 2 (6.06%) LAN
4 2 (6.06%) MPLS
4 2 (6.06%) VoIP
4 2 (6.06%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.12%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 8 (24.24%) Selenium
2 4 (12.12%) WebDriver
3 3 (9.09%) Cucumber
3 3 (9.09%) JIRA
3 3 (9.09%) JMeter
3 3 (9.09%) LoadRunner
3 3 (9.09%) SoapUI
3 3 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (3.03%) Axure RP
4 1 (3.03%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 8 (24.24%) Retail
2 7 (21.21%) Marketing
3 6 (18.18%) Electronics
4 5 (15.15%) Military
5 2 (6.06%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (30.30%) Tester
2 6 (18.18%) 2nd Line Support
3 5 (15.15%) Architect
4 4 (12.12%) Analyst
4 4 (12.12%) Automation Tester
4 4 (12.12%) Operations Engineer
4 4 (12.12%) Security Engineer
4 4 (12.12%) Test Architect
4 4 (12.12%) Test Automation Architect
5 3 (9.09%) Agile Test Analyst
5 3 (9.09%) Cisco Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) Cisco Support Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) Juniper Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) Juniper Support
5 3 (9.09%) Network Support
5 3 (9.09%) Senior Architect
5 3 (9.09%) Senior Automation Tester
5 3 (9.09%) Senior Test Architect
5 3 (9.09%) Senior Test Automation Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.03%) .NET
1 1 (3.03%) HTML
1 1 (3.03%) HTML5
1 1 (3.03%) Java EE
1 1 (3.03%) Middleware
1 1 (3.03%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.18%) Management Information System
2 5 (15.15%) e-Learning
3 4 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (12.12%) Fintech
3 4 (12.12%) NHS
4 2 (6.06%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (3.03%) Cyberthreat
5 1 (3.03%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.12%) Kali Linux
2 2 (6.06%) Windows
3 1 (3.03%) Linux
3 1 (3.03%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 8 (24.24%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (24.24%) Web Development
3 6 (18.18%) Logistics
3 6 (18.18%) Mathematics
3 6 (18.18%) Problem-Solving
3 6 (18.18%) Service Delivery
4 5 (15.15%) Process Improvement
4 5 (15.15%) Software Engineering
5 4 (12.12%) Analytical Thinking
5 4 (12.12%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (12.12%) OOP
5 4 (12.12%) OWASP
5 4 (12.12%) Penetration Testing
5 4 (12.12%) Remediation Plan
5 4 (12.12%) Scrum
5 4 (12.12%) SDET
5 4 (12.12%) Security Operations
5 4 (12.12%) SIEM
5 4 (12.12%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 6 (18.18%) C
2 5 (15.15%) C#
2 5 (15.15%) Java
2 5 (15.15%) Python
3 4 (12.12%) Ruby
3 4 (12.12%) SQL
4 1 (3.03%) Groovy
4 1 (3.03%) PHP
Qualifications
1 33 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (21.21%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (18.18%) A+ Certification
3 6 (18.18%) MCDST
4 4 (12.12%) DBS Check
5 3 (9.09%) CCNA
5 3 (9.09%) CCNP
5 3 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (9.09%) JNCIA
6 2 (6.06%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (3.03%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (21.21%) QA
2 6 (18.18%) SLA
3 4 (12.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (12.12%) PCI DSS
3 4 (12.12%) PMO
System Software
1 5 (15.15%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (12.12%) Nessus
2 3 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (3.03%) SCCM
Vendors
1 13 (39.39%) Cisco
2 6 (18.18%) Apple
2 6 (18.18%) Dell
2 6 (18.18%) HP
2 6 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 6 (18.18%) Xerox
3 4 (12.12%) VMware
4 3 (9.09%) Aruba
4 3 (9.09%) CheckPoint
4 3 (9.09%) F5
4 3 (9.09%) Juniper
4 3 (9.09%) Ubiquiti
5 1 (3.03%) Adobe
5 1 (3.03%) Splunk