Period
to 26 March 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for Security Cleared qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 26 March 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Clearance
6 months to
26 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 82 146 191
Rank change year-on-year +64 +45 -33
Permanent jobs citing Security Cleared 109 79 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 3.39% 1.57% 0.93%
As % of the Qualifications category 22.71% 10.37% 4.18%
Number of salaries quoted 100 60 16
Leeds median annual salary £50,000 £40,750 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.70% -4.12% -5.56%
10th Percentile £30,000 £18,500 £36,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £75,000 £57,500
West Yorkshire median annual salary £50,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +25.00% -5.88% -10.53%

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 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 480 762 1,173
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 14.91% 15.16% 22.24%
Number of salaries quoted 397 612 992
Leeds median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -2.44% +2.50%
10th Percentile £24,800 £25,750 £25,275
90th Percentile £63,750 £61,250 £57,500
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% -

Security Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

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

Job vacancy trend for Security Cleared in Leeds

Security Cleared
Salary Trend in Leeds

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

Salary trend for Security Cleared in Leeds

Security Cleared
Salary Histogram in Leeds

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Security Cleared in Leeds over the 6 months to 26 March 2019.

Salary histogram for Security Cleared in Leeds

For the 6 months to 26 March 2019, IT jobs citing Security 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 Security Cleared.

1 99 (90.83%) SC Cleared
2 45 (41.28%) HP
3 39 (35.78%) Cisco
4 38 (34.86%) ITIL
5 37 (33.94%) Analytical Skills
6 36 (33.03%) Agile Software Development
7 29 (26.61%) TDD
7 29 (26.61%) Office 365
7 29 (26.61%) Technical Leadership
8 26 (23.85%) F5
8 26 (23.85%) Aruba
8 26 (23.85%) CCNP
8 26 (23.85%) Cisco Certification
8 26 (23.85%) Juniper
8 26 (23.85%) Finance
9 25 (22.94%) Wi-Fi
9 25 (22.94%) Microsoft
9 25 (22.94%) Cisco Nexus
9 25 (22.94%) Load Balancing
10 24 (22.02%) SQL
11 23 (21.10%) CheckPoint
11 23 (21.10%) Change Management
11 23 (21.10%) Retail
11 23 (21.10%) Ubiquiti
12 22 (20.18%) Selenium
12 22 (20.18%) JIRA
12 22 (20.18%) VMware
12 22 (20.18%) Windows
13 21 (19.27%) Scrum
14 20 (18.35%) Meraki

Security 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 10 (9.17%) SharePoint
1 10 (9.17%) Skype for Business
2 9 (8.26%) Apache Spark
2 9 (8.26%) Elasticsearch
2 9 (8.26%) IIS
2 9 (8.26%) nginx
3 8 (7.34%) Apache
4 7 (6.42%) MS Exchange
5 5 (4.59%) Exchange Server 2007
5 5 (4.59%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 3 (2.75%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (2.75%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 6 (5.50%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 29 (26.61%) Office 365
2 18 (16.51%) G Suite
3 16 (14.68%) Microsoft Azure
4 14 (12.84%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (3.67%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (3.67%) AWS CloudFormation
5 4 (3.67%) AWS CodePipeline
5 4 (3.67%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 1 (0.92%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.92%) GitHub
6 1 (0.92%) IaaS
6 1 (0.92%) PaaS
6 1 (0.92%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (22.94%) Cisco Nexus
1 25 (22.94%) Wi-Fi
2 19 (17.43%) Firewall
2 19 (17.43%) Wireshark
3 13 (11.93%) DNS
4 12 (11.01%) TCP/IP
4 12 (11.01%) VPN
5 10 (9.17%) LAN
6 8 (7.34%) DHCP
7 7 (6.42%) Wireless
8 6 (5.50%) DSL
8 6 (5.50%) Intrusion Detection
9 5 (4.59%) Cisco Firepower
9 5 (4.59%) SMTP
9 5 (4.59%) WAN
9 5 (4.59%) WLAN
10 4 (3.67%) IPv4
11 2 (1.83%) ISDN
11 2 (1.83%) PSTN
12 1 (0.92%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (11.93%) SQL Server
2 11 (10.09%) Redis
2 11 (10.09%) Riak
3 9 (8.26%) GIS
3 9 (8.26%) Hadoop
3 9 (8.26%) NoSQL
3 9 (8.26%) PostgreSQL
4 8 (7.34%) Apache Cassandra
4 8 (7.34%) CouchDB
4 8 (7.34%) MongoDB
5 7 (6.42%) Amazon RDS
6 5 (4.59%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (4.59%) SQL Server 2016
7 4 (3.67%) InfluxDB
8 3 (2.75%) Power BI
8 3 (2.75%) Relational Database
9 2 (1.83%) Big Data
9 2 (1.83%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.92%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 22 (20.18%) JIRA
1 22 (20.18%) Selenium
2 19 (17.43%) Cucumber
3 18 (16.51%) JMeter
3 18 (16.51%) LoadRunner
3 18 (16.51%) SoapUI
3 18 (16.51%) Team Foundation Server
4 16 (14.68%) Jenkins
5 15 (13.76%) Git (software)
6 11 (10.09%) Mercurial
6 11 (10.09%) Subversion
7 4 (3.67%) Bitbucket
7 4 (3.67%) CircleCI
7 4 (3.67%) Travis CI
8 3 (2.75%) WebDriver
9 1 (0.92%) Hudson
General
1 26 (23.85%) Finance
2 23 (21.10%) Retail
3 8 (7.34%) Legal
4 4 (3.67%) Military
5 3 (2.75%) Electronics
6 2 (1.83%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.92%) Billing
Job Titles
1 26 (23.85%) Analyst
2 25 (22.94%) Network Engineer
3 22 (20.18%) Network Support
3 22 (20.18%) Support Engineer
4 21 (19.27%) Network Support Engineer
5 18 (16.51%) Test Analyst
6 12 (11.01%) Developer
7 11 (10.09%) Juniper Engineer
8 10 (9.17%) Juniper Support
9 9 (8.26%) Python Developer
10 6 (5.50%) Cisco Engineer
10 6 (5.50%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 6 (5.50%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
10 6 (5.50%) Cisco Support
10 6 (5.50%) Cisco Support Engineer
10 6 (5.50%) IT Analyst
10 6 (5.50%) IT Security Analyst
10 6 (5.50%) Security Analyst
10 6 (5.50%) Unix Engineer
11 5 (4.59%) Project Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (8.26%) RabbitMQ
1 9 (8.26%) SOAP
2 3 (2.75%) .NET
2 3 (2.75%) ASP.NET
3 2 (1.83%) Lambda Expressions
4 1 (0.92%) Middleware
4 1 (0.92%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 37 (33.94%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (17.43%) Data Centre
3 18 (16.51%) Management Information System
4 4 (3.67%) Public Cloud
5 3 (2.75%) e-Learning
5 3 (2.75%) Fintech
6 2 (1.83%) Driving Licence
6 2 (1.83%) EMC VNX
6 2 (1.83%) NHS
6 2 (1.83%) PKI
7 1 (0.92%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.92%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.92%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (0.92%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.92%) Replication
7 1 (0.92%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 22 (20.18%) Windows
2 17 (15.60%) Linux
3 12 (11.01%) Unix
3 12 (11.01%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (9.17%) Windows Server
5 7 (6.42%) Windows 10
5 7 (6.42%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (5.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (5.50%) Solaris
6 6 (5.50%) Windows 7
7 2 (1.83%) Data ONTAP
7 2 (1.83%) Kali Linux
8 1 (0.92%) Windows 2000
8 1 (0.92%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.92%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (34.86%) ITIL
2 36 (33.03%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (26.61%) TDD
3 29 (26.61%) Technical Leadership
4 25 (22.94%) Load Balancing
5 23 (21.10%) Change Management
6 21 (19.27%) Scrum
7 19 (17.43%) BDD
7 19 (17.43%) Test Management
8 18 (16.51%) Capacity Management
8 18 (16.51%) DSDM
8 18 (16.51%) ITSM
8 18 (16.51%) Kanban
8 18 (16.51%) Manual Testing
8 18 (16.51%) Software Testing
8 18 (16.51%) User Acceptance Testing
9 15 (13.76%) Problem-Solving
10 14 (12.84%) Network Management
10 14 (12.84%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 13 (11.93%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 24 (22.02%) SQL
2 17 (15.60%) Python
3 8 (7.34%) Java
4 4 (3.67%) C
4 4 (3.67%) Shell Script
5 3 (2.75%) C#
5 3 (2.75%) Ruby
6 2 (1.83%) PHP
7 1 (0.92%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.92%) Scala
Qualifications
1 99 (90.83%) SC Cleared
2 26 (23.85%) CCNP
2 26 (23.85%) Cisco Certification
3 19 (17.43%) CCIE
3 19 (17.43%) JNCIP
4 17 (15.60%) CCSE
5 7 (6.42%) CCNA
6 6 (5.50%) CISSP
6 6 (5.50%) JNCIA
7 5 (4.59%) OCP
7 5 (4.59%) Oracle Certification
7 5 (4.59%) RHCE
8 3 (2.75%) A+ Certification
8 3 (2.75%) BPSS Clearance
8 3 (2.75%) DBS Check
8 3 (2.75%) MCDST
8 3 (2.75%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (1.83%) CREST Certified
9 2 (1.83%) GIAC
9 2 (1.83%) GPEN
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.34%) SLA
2 5 (4.59%) PMO
3 2 (1.83%) ISO 9000
3 2 (1.83%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 2 (1.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.83%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.83%) QA
System Software
1 16 (14.68%) Active Directory
2 11 (10.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (7.34%) Hyper-V
4 5 (4.59%) Postfix
4 5 (4.59%) vSphere
5 2 (1.83%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 18 (16.51%) HP Quality Center
2 15 (13.76%) Ansible
3 4 (3.67%) Grafana
3 4 (3.67%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (3.67%) Prometheus
4 3 (2.75%) Nessus
5 2 (1.83%) SCOM
Vendors
1 45 (41.28%) HP
2 39 (35.78%) Cisco
3 26 (23.85%) Aruba
3 26 (23.85%) F5
3 26 (23.85%) Juniper
4 25 (22.94%) Microsoft
5 23 (21.10%) CheckPoint
5 23 (21.10%) Ubiquiti
6 22 (20.18%) VMware
7 20 (18.35%) Extreme Networks
7 20 (18.35%) Meraki
8 18 (16.51%) Google
9 6 (5.50%) BMC
9 6 (5.50%) Oracle
9 6 (5.50%) Red Hat
9 6 (5.50%) Remedy
10 5 (4.59%) Dell
10 5 (4.59%) Infoblox
11 4 (3.67%) Palo Alto
11 4 (3.67%) Xerox