Period
to 20 June 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 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Check (SC) Clearance
6 months to
20 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 164 212 198
Rank change year-on-year +48 -14 -9
Permanent jobs citing SC Cleared 51 19 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 1.08% 0.38% 0.93%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.51% 1.86% 4.11%
Number of salaries quoted 36 15 12
Leeds median annual salary £35,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -30.00% +11.11% -10.00%
10th Percentile £18,500 £40,750 £38,675
90th Percentile £63,375 £70,000 £53,800
West Yorkshire median annual salary £35,000 £42,650 £45,000
% change year-on-year -17.94% -5.22% -6.74%

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 679 1,022 1,411
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 14.32% 20.21% 22.67%
Number of salaries quoted 552 814 1,127
Leeds median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% -4.76%
10th Percentile £21,250 £25,000 £24,900
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £63,750
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +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 June 2018.

Salary histogram for SC Cleared in Leeds

For the 6 months to 20 June 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 51 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 20 (39.22%) C
3 16 (31.37%) Test Automation
4 14 (27.45%) Cisco
4 14 (27.45%) Finance
5 13 (25.49%) Service Delivery
5 13 (25.49%) Xerox
6 12 (23.53%) SLA
6 12 (23.53%) Microsoft Certification
6 12 (23.53%) Java
7 11 (21.57%) PHP
7 11 (21.57%) C#
7 11 (21.57%) Python
7 11 (21.57%) Dell
7 11 (21.57%) Scrum
7 11 (21.57%) Military
7 11 (21.57%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (21.57%) TDD
7 11 (21.57%) Software Engineering
8 10 (19.61%) Ruby
8 10 (19.61%) Software Testing
8 10 (19.61%) MCDST
8 10 (19.61%) Mathematics
8 10 (19.61%) Selenium
8 10 (19.61%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 10 (19.61%) Continuous Integration
8 10 (19.61%) Kanban
8 10 (19.61%) Scala
8 10 (19.61%) Buildbot
8 10 (19.61%) Cucumber

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 3 (5.88%) SharePoint
1 3 (5.88%) Skype for Business
2 2 (3.92%) IIS
3 1 (1.96%) CMS
3 1 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.96%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.96%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 10 (19.61%) Microsoft Excel
1 10 (19.61%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.96%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.96%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.96%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.92%) IaaS
2 2 (3.92%) Office 365
3 1 (1.96%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.96%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 6 (11.76%) Wi-Fi
2 4 (7.84%) Cisco Nexus
2 4 (7.84%) Firewall
2 4 (7.84%) TCP/IP
3 3 (5.88%) DHCP
3 3 (5.88%) DNS
3 3 (5.88%) Network Security
3 3 (5.88%) SAN
3 3 (5.88%) Wireless
4 2 (3.92%) LAN
4 2 (3.92%) MPLS
4 2 (3.92%) Skype
4 2 (3.92%) VoIP
4 2 (3.92%) WAN
5 1 (1.96%) IPv4
5 1 (1.96%) SMTP
5 1 (1.96%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.92%) Amazon RDS
1 2 (3.92%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (19.61%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 10 (19.61%) Buildbot
1 10 (19.61%) Cucumber
1 10 (19.61%) Jenkins
1 10 (19.61%) Ranorex
1 10 (19.61%) Selenium
2 6 (11.76%) Appium
2 6 (11.76%) Gatling
2 6 (11.76%) JMeter
2 6 (11.76%) NeoLoad
2 6 (11.76%) SoapUI
2 6 (11.76%) WATIR
2 6 (11.76%) WebLOAD
3 1 (1.96%) Axure RP
3 1 (1.96%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 14 (27.45%) Finance
2 11 (21.57%) Military
3 10 (19.61%) Legal
3 10 (19.61%) Retail
4 9 (17.65%) Electronics
5 5 (9.80%) Marketing
6 4 (7.84%) Telecoms
7 3 (5.88%) Billing
8 1 (1.96%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 14 (27.45%) Consultant
2 10 (19.61%) 2nd Line Support
2 10 (19.61%) Agile Developer
2 10 (19.61%) Agile Java Developer
2 10 (19.61%) Developer
2 10 (19.61%) Developer in Test
2 10 (19.61%) Java Consultant
2 10 (19.61%) Java Developer
2 10 (19.61%) Java Developer in Test
2 10 (19.61%) SC Cleared Java Developer
2 10 (19.61%) Test Automation Consultant
2 10 (19.61%) Test Automation Developer
2 10 (19.61%) Test Consultant
3 7 (13.73%) Analyst
4 6 (11.76%) Automation Test Lead
4 6 (11.76%) Lead Developer
4 6 (11.76%) Lead Java Developer
4 6 (11.76%) Test Leader
5 5 (9.80%) Tester
6 4 (7.84%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.88%) SailPoint
2 2 (3.92%) Spring
3 1 (1.96%) .NET
3 1 (1.96%) HTML
3 1 (1.96%) HTML5
3 1 (1.96%) Java EE
3 1 (1.96%) Middleware
3 1 (1.96%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 10 (19.61%) Management Information System
2 8 (15.69%) e-Learning
3 3 (5.88%) Fat Client
3 3 (5.88%) Replication
3 3 (5.88%) Thin Client
4 2 (3.92%) Clustering
4 2 (3.92%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.92%) PKI
4 2 (3.92%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.96%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.96%) Cyberthreat
5 1 (1.96%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.96%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (15.69%) Windows
2 6 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (9.80%) Windows Server
4 4 (7.84%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (3.92%) Linux
6 1 (1.96%) Unix
6 1 (1.96%) Windows 10
6 1 (1.96%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.96%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (31.37%) Test Automation
2 13 (25.49%) Service Delivery
3 11 (21.57%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (21.57%) Scrum
3 11 (21.57%) Software Engineering
3 11 (21.57%) TDD
4 10 (19.61%) BDD
4 10 (19.61%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (19.61%) DSDM
4 10 (19.61%) Kanban
4 10 (19.61%) Logistics
4 10 (19.61%) Mathematics
4 10 (19.61%) Problem-Solving
4 10 (19.61%) Software Testing
5 8 (15.69%) Process Improvement
6 7 (13.73%) ITIL
7 6 (11.76%) Configuration Management
7 6 (11.76%) Mentoring
7 6 (11.76%) Web Development
8 5 (9.80%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (39.22%) C
2 12 (23.53%) Java
3 11 (21.57%) C#
3 11 (21.57%) PHP
3 11 (21.57%) Python
4 10 (19.61%) C++
4 10 (19.61%) Ruby
4 10 (19.61%) Scala
5 4 (7.84%) SQL
6 1 (1.96%) Groovy
6 1 (1.96%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 51 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 12 (23.53%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (19.61%) A+ Certification
3 10 (19.61%) MCDST
4 4 (7.84%) CCNA
4 4 (7.84%) CCNP
4 4 (7.84%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (7.84%) Degree
5 3 (5.88%) CISM
5 3 (5.88%) CISSP
5 3 (5.88%) JNCIA
5 3 (5.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (3.92%) PCI QSA
7 1 (1.96%) CISA
7 1 (1.96%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (1.96%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.96%) Master's Degree
7 1 (1.96%) MBA
7 1 (1.96%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (23.53%) SLA
2 6 (11.76%) QA
3 2 (3.92%) GDPR
3 2 (3.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (3.92%) NIST 800
3 2 (3.92%) PCI DSS
3 2 (3.92%) PMO
4 1 (1.96%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 5 (9.80%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (7.84%) Active Directory
3 3 (5.88%) Hyper-V
4 2 (3.92%) XenApp
4 2 (3.92%) XenDesktop
4 2 (3.92%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (5.88%) SCCM
2 2 (3.92%) Backup Exec
2 2 (3.92%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 2 (3.92%) SCOM
2 2 (3.92%) ServiceCenter
3 1 (1.96%) Ansible
3 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (1.96%) MIMEsweeper
Vendors
1 14 (27.45%) Cisco
2 13 (25.49%) Xerox
3 11 (21.57%) Dell
4 9 (17.65%) Apple
5 6 (11.76%) HP
5 6 (11.76%) VMware
6 5 (9.80%) Microsoft
7 4 (7.84%) Citrix
7 4 (7.84%) F5
7 4 (7.84%) Juniper
8 3 (5.88%) Aruba
8 3 (5.88%) CheckPoint
8 3 (5.88%) CyberArk
8 3 (5.88%) NetIQ
8 3 (5.88%) Ubiquiti
9 2 (3.92%) CommVault
9 2 (3.92%) Veeam
10 1 (1.96%) Capita
10 1 (1.96%) Ivanti
10 1 (1.96%) Splunk