Period
to 14 October 2019

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 14 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Check (SC) Clearance
6 months to
14 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 139 164 175
Rank change year-on-year +25 +11 +24
Permanent jobs citing SC Cleared 34 36 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 1.14% 0.93% 1.03%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.66% 5.89% 5.01%
Number of salaries quoted 28 30 42
Leeds median annual salary £35,000 £40,000 £56,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% -28.89% +25.00%
10th Percentile £28,113 £18,438 £19,650
90th Percentile £57,500 £77,500 £70,000
West Yorkshire median annual salary £35,000 £40,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year -12.50% -3.61% -15.31%

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 444 611 978
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 14.85% 15.79% 20.62%
Number of salaries quoted 374 486 758
Leeds median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £22,000 £23,750
90th Percentile £68,750 £67,500 £62,500
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,750 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +6.88% -5.88% +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 14 October 2019.

Salary histogram for SC Cleared in Leeds

For the 6 months to 14 October 2019, 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 34 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 16 (47.06%) HP
3 14 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (32.35%) TDD
4 11 (32.35%) Kanban
4 11 (32.35%) BDD
4 11 (32.35%) Cisco
4 11 (32.35%) Scrum
5 10 (29.41%) JMeter
5 10 (29.41%) Finance
5 10 (29.41%) LoadRunner
5 10 (29.41%) DSDM
5 10 (29.41%) SoapUI
5 10 (29.41%) HP Quality Center
5 10 (29.41%) Team Foundation Server
5 10 (29.41%) Test Management
5 10 (29.41%) Manual Testing
5 10 (29.41%) Retail
5 10 (29.41%) Software Testing
5 10 (29.41%) Google
5 10 (29.41%) JIRA
5 10 (29.41%) Selenium
5 10 (29.41%) User Acceptance Testing
5 10 (29.41%) Cucumber
5 10 (29.41%) G Suite
5 10 (29.41%) Office 365
5 10 (29.41%) Proactive Maintenance
6 9 (26.47%) Microsoft Certification
7 8 (23.53%) Wi-Fi
7 8 (23.53%) Ubiquiti

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 (11.76%) IIS
1 4 (11.76%) SharePoint
1 4 (11.76%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 7 (20.59%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (14.71%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 10 (29.41%) G Suite
1 10 (29.41%) Office 365
2 7 (20.59%) AWS
3 6 (17.65%) Azure
4 2 (5.88%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (2.94%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (2.94%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (2.94%) Amazon S3
5 1 (2.94%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 8 (23.53%) Wi-Fi
2 6 (17.65%) Cisco Firepower
2 6 (17.65%) Cisco Nexus
2 6 (17.65%) Wireshark
3 4 (11.76%) DHCP
3 4 (11.76%) DNS
4 2 (5.88%) DMZ
4 2 (5.88%) Firewall
4 2 (5.88%) Network Security
4 2 (5.88%) VLAN
4 2 (5.88%) Wireless
5 1 (2.94%) SSL
5 1 (2.94%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.94%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (14.71%) Amazon RDS
2 4 (11.76%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (29.41%) Cucumber
1 10 (29.41%) JIRA
1 10 (29.41%) JMeter
1 10 (29.41%) LoadRunner
1 10 (29.41%) Selenium
1 10 (29.41%) SoapUI
1 10 (29.41%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.94%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.94%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.94%) Maven
2 1 (2.94%) SonarQube
General
1 10 (29.41%) Finance
1 10 (29.41%) Retail
2 4 (11.76%) Electronics
3 1 (2.94%) Billing
3 1 (2.94%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 11 (32.35%) Analyst
2 10 (29.41%) Test Analyst
3 8 (23.53%) Network Engineer
4 6 (17.65%) Juniper Engineer
4 6 (17.65%) Juniper Support
4 6 (17.65%) Network Support
4 6 (17.65%) Network Support Engineer
4 6 (17.65%) Support Engineer
5 4 (11.76%) Operations Engineer
5 4 (11.76%) Senior Operations Engineer
5 4 (11.76%) Senior Technical Engineer
5 4 (11.76%) Technical Engineer
5 4 (11.76%) Technical Operations Engineer
5 4 (11.76%) Technical Support
6 3 (8.82%) Agile Test Analyst
7 2 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support
7 2 (5.88%) 2nd Line Technical Support
7 2 (5.88%) Field Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) Wireless Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) Wireless Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (17.65%) SOAP
2 1 (2.94%) Hibernate
2 1 (2.94%) OpenID
2 1 (2.94%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (14.71%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.88%) e-Learning
3 2 (5.88%) Fibre Optics
3 2 (5.88%) Mobile Computing
3 2 (5.88%) User Experience
4 1 (2.94%) Fat Client
4 1 (2.94%) PKI
4 1 (2.94%) Replication
4 1 (2.94%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 7 (20.59%) Windows
2 5 (14.71%) Windows Server
3 3 (8.82%) Linux
4 2 (5.88%) Kali Linux
5 1 (2.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (32.35%) BDD
2 11 (32.35%) Kanban
2 11 (32.35%) Scrum
2 11 (32.35%) TDD
3 10 (29.41%) DSDM
3 10 (29.41%) Manual Testing
3 10 (29.41%) Proactive Maintenance
3 10 (29.41%) Software Testing
3 10 (29.41%) Test Management
3 10 (29.41%) User Acceptance Testing
4 7 (20.59%) ITIL
5 6 (17.65%) Change Management
5 6 (17.65%) Integration Testing
5 6 (17.65%) ITSM
5 6 (17.65%) Load Balancing
5 6 (17.65%) Network Management
5 6 (17.65%) Service Delivery
5 6 (17.65%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 6 (17.65%) Technical Leadership
Programming Languages
1 7 (20.59%) SQL
2 3 (8.82%) C
3 1 (2.94%) Java
Qualifications
1 34 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 9 (26.47%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (17.65%) CCIE
3 6 (17.65%) CCNP
3 6 (17.65%) CCSE
3 6 (17.65%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (17.65%) JNCIP
4 5 (14.71%) A+ Certification
4 5 (14.71%) MCDST
5 4 (11.76%) ISEB
5 4 (11.76%) MCP
5 4 (11.76%) MCSE
6 2 (5.88%) CESG Certified Professional
6 2 (5.88%) CISMP
6 2 (5.88%) CISSP
6 2 (5.88%) CompTIA Security+
6 2 (5.88%) CRISC
6 2 (5.88%) DV Cleared
7 1 (2.94%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (14.71%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (14.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (11.76%) Active Directory
2 4 (11.76%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.94%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (29.41%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (5.88%) Nessus
2 2 (5.88%) Nmap
3 1 (2.94%) Kubernetes
3 1 (2.94%) Puppet
3 1 (2.94%) Terraform
Vendors
1 16 (47.06%) HP
2 11 (32.35%) Cisco
3 10 (29.41%) Google
4 8 (23.53%) Ubiquiti
5 6 (17.65%) Aruba
5 6 (17.65%) CheckPoint
5 6 (17.65%) Extreme Networks
5 6 (17.65%) F5
5 6 (17.65%) Juniper
5 6 (17.65%) Meraki
5 6 (17.65%) Palo Alto
5 6 (17.65%) Xerox
6 5 (14.71%) VMware
7 4 (11.76%) Apple
7 4 (11.76%) Dell
7 4 (11.76%) Microsoft
8 2 (5.88%) MikroTik
8 2 (5.88%) Ruckus Wireless
9 1 (2.94%) Citrix
9 1 (2.94%) Splunk