Period
to 19 January 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 19 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Check (SC) Clearance
6 months to
19 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 113 156 194
Rank change year-on-year +43 +38 -7
Permanent jobs citing SC Cleared 71 64 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 2.13% 1.35% 0.79%
As % of the Qualifications category 14.46% 7.43% 3.36%
Number of salaries quoted 65 49 17
Leeds median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £30,000 £30,000 £35,750
90th Percentile £70,500 £75,000 £55,700
West Yorkshire median annual salary £43,750 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year +9.38% -2.44% -8.89%

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 491 861 1,251
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 14.70% 18.10% 23.52%
Number of salaries quoted 399 698 1,058
Leeds median annual salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.61% +3.75% -
10th Percentile £22,750 £25,000 £25,925
90th Percentile £60,000 £61,250 £57,500
West Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 19 January 2019.

Salary histogram for SC Cleared in Leeds

For the 6 months to 19 January 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 71 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 31 (43.66%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (39.44%) Cisco
4 26 (36.62%) HP
5 24 (33.80%) Retail
5 24 (33.80%) Analytical Skills
6 23 (32.39%) ITIL
7 20 (28.17%) TDD
7 20 (28.17%) Selenium
8 19 (26.76%) VMware
9 18 (25.35%) SQL
10 16 (22.54%) Microsoft
10 16 (22.54%) Python
10 16 (22.54%) JIRA
11 15 (21.13%) Finance
11 15 (21.13%) Change Management
11 15 (21.13%) Software Engineering
12 13 (18.31%) CCNP
12 13 (18.31%) Active Directory
12 13 (18.31%) Cisco Certification
12 13 (18.31%) Juniper
12 13 (18.31%) SharePoint
12 13 (18.31%) Scrum
12 13 (18.31%) Test Management
12 13 (18.31%) Microsoft Azure
12 13 (18.31%) Aruba
12 13 (18.31%) Cucumber
12 13 (18.31%) Skype for Business
12 13 (18.31%) F5
13 12 (16.90%) SoapUI

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 13 (18.31%) SharePoint
1 13 (18.31%) Skype for Business
2 8 (11.27%) Apache
2 8 (11.27%) Apache Spark
2 8 (11.27%) Elasticsearch
2 8 (11.27%) nginx
3 7 (9.86%) IIS
4 4 (5.63%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (5.63%) MS Exchange
4 4 (5.63%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 2 (2.82%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (2.82%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (7.04%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 13 (18.31%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (15.49%) G Suite
2 11 (15.49%) Office 365
3 10 (14.08%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.41%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (1.41%) GitHub
4 1 (1.41%) IaaS
4 1 (1.41%) PaaS
4 1 (1.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (16.90%) Cisco Nexus
1 12 (16.90%) Wi-Fi
2 11 (15.49%) DNS
3 10 (14.08%) Wireshark
4 9 (12.68%) Firewall
5 7 (9.86%) DHCP
6 4 (5.63%) LAN
6 4 (5.63%) SMTP
7 3 (4.23%) Wireless
8 2 (2.82%) VPN
9 1 (1.41%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (11.27%) Apache Cassandra
1 8 (11.27%) CouchDB
1 8 (11.27%) GIS
1 8 (11.27%) Hadoop
1 8 (11.27%) MongoDB
1 8 (11.27%) NoSQL
1 8 (11.27%) PostgreSQL
1 8 (11.27%) Redis
1 8 (11.27%) Riak
2 7 (9.86%) SQL Server
3 6 (8.45%) Amazon RDS
3 6 (8.45%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (5.63%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (4.23%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 20 (28.17%) Selenium
2 16 (22.54%) JIRA
3 13 (18.31%) Cucumber
4 12 (16.90%) JMeter
4 12 (16.90%) LoadRunner
4 12 (16.90%) SoapUI
4 12 (16.90%) Team Foundation Server
5 10 (14.08%) Jenkins
6 9 (12.68%) Git (software)
6 9 (12.68%) Mercurial
6 9 (12.68%) Subversion
7 7 (9.86%) WebDriver
8 1 (1.41%) Hudson
General
1 24 (33.80%) Retail
2 15 (21.13%) Finance
3 7 (9.86%) Legal
4 3 (4.23%) Military
5 2 (2.82%) Electronics
6 1 (1.41%) Billing
6 1 (1.41%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (19.72%) Analyst
2 12 (16.90%) Network Engineer
2 12 (16.90%) Test Analyst
3 11 (15.49%) Developer
3 11 (15.49%) Network Support
3 11 (15.49%) Support Engineer
4 10 (14.08%) Network Support Engineer
5 8 (11.27%) Operations Engineer
5 8 (11.27%) Python Developer
6 7 (9.86%) Security Engineer
7 5 (7.04%) Architect
7 5 (7.04%) Test Architect
7 5 (7.04%) Test Automation Architect
7 5 (7.04%) Tester
7 5 (7.04%) Unix Engineer
8 4 (5.63%) Automation Tester
8 4 (5.63%) Project Engineer
8 4 (5.63%) Senior Tester
9 3 (4.23%) 2nd Line Support
9 3 (4.23%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (11.27%) RabbitMQ
2 2 (2.82%) SOAP
3 1 (1.41%) Lambda Expressions
3 1 (1.41%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 24 (33.80%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (16.90%) Data Centre
3 9 (12.68%) Management Information System
4 7 (9.86%) Fintech
5 6 (8.45%) NHS
6 2 (2.82%) e-Learning
6 2 (2.82%) EMC VNX
6 2 (2.82%) PKI
7 1 (1.41%) Fat Client
7 1 (1.41%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (1.41%) Private Cloud
7 1 (1.41%) Public Cloud
7 1 (1.41%) Replication
7 1 (1.41%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 10 (14.08%) Linux
2 9 (12.68%) Unix
3 8 (11.27%) Windows
3 8 (11.27%) Windows Server
4 6 (8.45%) Kali Linux
5 5 (7.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (7.04%) Solaris
5 5 (7.04%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (2.82%) Data ONTAP
7 1 (1.41%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (43.66%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (32.39%) ITIL
3 20 (28.17%) TDD
4 15 (21.13%) Change Management
4 15 (21.13%) Software Engineering
5 13 (18.31%) Scrum
5 13 (18.31%) Test Management
6 12 (16.90%) BDD
6 12 (16.90%) DSDM
6 12 (16.90%) Kanban
6 12 (16.90%) Load Balancing
6 12 (16.90%) Manual Testing
6 12 (16.90%) Problem-Solving
6 12 (16.90%) User Acceptance Testing
7 11 (15.49%) Software Testing
7 11 (15.49%) Technical Leadership
8 10 (14.08%) Continuous Integration
9 9 (12.68%) Business Intelligence
9 9 (12.68%) Capacity Management
9 9 (12.68%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 18 (25.35%) SQL
2 16 (22.54%) Python
3 8 (11.27%) Java
4 7 (9.86%) C#
4 7 (9.86%) Ruby
5 2 (2.82%) C
6 1 (1.41%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 71 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 13 (18.31%) CCNP
2 13 (18.31%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (14.08%) CCIE
3 10 (14.08%) CCSE
3 10 (14.08%) JNCIP
4 7 (9.86%) DBS Check
5 4 (5.63%) OCP
5 4 (5.63%) Oracle Certification
5 4 (5.63%) RHCE
6 3 (4.23%) BPSS Clearance
6 3 (4.23%) CCNA
7 2 (2.82%) A+ Certification
7 2 (2.82%) JNCIA
7 2 (2.82%) MCDST
7 2 (2.82%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (12.68%) PMO
2 6 (8.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (8.45%) PCI DSS
3 5 (7.04%) SLA
4 2 (2.82%) ISO 9000
4 2 (2.82%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 1 (1.41%) QA
System Software
1 13 (18.31%) Active Directory
2 7 (9.86%) Hyper-V
3 5 (7.04%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (5.63%) Postfix
4 4 (5.63%) vSphere
5 2 (2.82%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 12 (16.90%) HP Quality Center
2 9 (12.68%) Ansible
3 7 (9.86%) Nessus
4 2 (2.82%) SCOM
Vendors
1 28 (39.44%) Cisco
2 26 (36.62%) HP
3 19 (26.76%) VMware
4 16 (22.54%) Microsoft
5 13 (18.31%) Aruba
5 13 (18.31%) F5
5 13 (18.31%) Juniper
6 12 (16.90%) CheckPoint
6 12 (16.90%) Ubiquiti
7 11 (15.49%) Extreme Networks
7 11 (15.49%) Google
7 11 (15.49%) Meraki
8 5 (7.04%) BMC
8 5 (7.04%) Oracle
8 5 (7.04%) Red Hat
8 5 (7.04%) Remedy
9 4 (5.63%) Dell
9 4 (5.63%) Infoblox
10 3 (4.23%) Citrix
10 3 (4.23%) Xerox