Period
to 10 December 2018

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 10 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Clearance
6 months to
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 91 140 168
Rank change year-on-year +49 +28 -22
Permanent jobs citing Security Cleared 105 80 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 2.86% 1.63% 1.18%
As % of the Qualifications category 18.07% 8.36% 4.99%
Number of salaries quoted 76 63 32
Leeds median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% -37.50%
10th Percentile £30,000 £30,000 £22,750
90th Percentile £62,500 £75,000 £52,500
West Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% -22.68%

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 581 957 1,263
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 15.80% 19.56% 23.61%
Number of salaries quoted 455 775 1,080
Leeds median annual salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.61% +3.75% -
10th Percentile £22,750 £23,750 £26,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £61,250 £60,000
West Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 10 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Security Cleared in Leeds

For the 6 months to 10 December 2018, 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 57 (54.29%) SC Cleared
2 50 (47.62%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (30.48%) Microsoft
4 28 (26.67%) SQL
5 24 (22.86%) TDD
5 24 (22.86%) Selenium
6 22 (20.95%) Retail
7 18 (17.14%) Continuous Integration
7 18 (17.14%) Problem-Solving
8 17 (16.19%) VMware
8 17 (16.19%) Windows
8 17 (16.19%) Cisco
8 17 (16.19%) HP
9 16 (15.24%) Python
9 16 (15.24%) Test Management
9 16 (15.24%) JIRA
9 16 (15.24%) Windows Server
10 15 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
10 15 (14.29%) Software Engineering
10 15 (14.29%) IIS
10 15 (14.29%) C
10 15 (14.29%) Management Information System
11 14 (13.33%) Test Automation
11 14 (13.33%) Change Control
12 13 (12.38%) Git (software)
12 13 (12.38%) Java
12 13 (12.38%) ITIL
13 12 (11.43%) Client/Server
13 12 (11.43%) Internet
13 12 (11.43%) Middleware

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 15 (14.29%) IIS
2 9 (8.57%) SharePoint
2 9 (8.57%) Skype for Business
3 8 (7.62%) Apache
3 8 (7.62%) Apache Spark
3 8 (7.62%) Elasticsearch
3 8 (7.62%) nginx
4 7 (6.67%) Drupal
5 5 (4.76%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 10 (9.52%) MS Visio
1 10 (9.52%) Photoshop
2 3 (2.86%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (2.86%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 6 (5.71%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 10 (9.52%) Amazon AWS
1 10 (9.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (8.57%) Office 365
3 8 (7.62%) G Suite
4 2 (1.90%) IaaS
5 1 (0.95%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.95%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (0.95%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.95%) GitHub
5 1 (0.95%) PaaS
5 1 (0.95%) SaaS
5 1 (0.95%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 12 (11.43%) Internet
2 8 (7.62%) DNS
3 7 (6.67%) Firewall
4 5 (4.76%) SMTP
4 5 (4.76%) Wi-Fi
5 4 (3.81%) Cisco Nexus
5 4 (3.81%) Wireshark
6 3 (2.86%) DHCP
7 2 (1.90%) LAN
7 2 (1.90%) TCP/IP
7 2 (1.90%) VPN
7 2 (1.90%) WAN
8 1 (0.95%) MPLS
8 1 (0.95%) VoIP
8 1 (0.95%) Wireless
8 1 (0.95%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (11.43%) Relational Database
2 8 (7.62%) Apache Cassandra
2 8 (7.62%) CouchDB
2 8 (7.62%) GIS
2 8 (7.62%) Hadoop
2 8 (7.62%) MongoDB
2 8 (7.62%) NoSQL
2 8 (7.62%) PostgreSQL
2 8 (7.62%) Redis
2 8 (7.62%) Riak
3 6 (5.71%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (4.76%) SQL Server
5 2 (1.90%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (0.95%) MySQL
6 1 (0.95%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 24 (22.86%) Selenium
2 16 (15.24%) JIRA
3 13 (12.38%) Git (software)
4 12 (11.43%) Cucumber
5 11 (10.48%) JMeter
5 11 (10.48%) LoadRunner
5 11 (10.48%) SoapUI
5 11 (10.48%) Team Foundation Server
6 10 (9.52%) Axure RP
6 10 (9.52%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 9 (8.57%) Jenkins
8 8 (7.62%) Mercurial
8 8 (7.62%) Subversion
9 7 (6.67%) WebDriver
10 5 (4.76%) Maven
11 1 (0.95%) Hudson
General
1 22 (20.95%) Retail
2 8 (7.62%) Finance
3 4 (3.81%) Military
4 3 (2.86%) Electronics
4 3 (2.86%) Legal
4 3 (2.86%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.90%) Marketing
6 1 (0.95%) Billing
Job Titles
1 24 (22.86%) Developer
2 23 (21.90%) Analyst
3 12 (11.43%) Consultant
3 12 (11.43%) Technical Consultant
4 11 (10.48%) Test Analyst
5 10 (9.52%) Business Analyst
5 10 (9.52%) Digital Analyst
5 10 (9.52%) Digital Business Analyst
6 8 (7.62%) Operations Engineer
6 8 (7.62%) Python Developer
7 7 (6.67%) Drupal Developer
7 7 (6.67%) Project Manager
7 7 (6.67%) Security Engineer
7 7 (6.67%) Tester
8 6 (5.71%) Java Developer
8 6 (5.71%) Unix Engineer
9 5 (4.76%) Architect
9 5 (4.76%) Automation Tester
9 5 (4.76%) Test Architect
9 5 (4.76%) Test Automation Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (11.43%) Middleware
2 8 (7.62%) RabbitMQ
2 8 (7.62%) Web Services
3 7 (6.67%) RESTful
3 7 (6.67%) Twig
3 7 (6.67%) YAML
4 5 (4.76%) Spring
5 2 (1.90%) React
6 1 (0.95%) CSS
6 1 (0.95%) J2EE
6 1 (0.95%) JSON
6 1 (0.95%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 15 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
1 15 (14.29%) Management Information System
2 12 (11.43%) Client/Server
2 12 (11.43%) Driving Licence
3 10 (9.52%) Data Centre
3 10 (9.52%) User Experience
4 7 (6.67%) Fintech
5 6 (5.71%) NHS
6 3 (2.86%) e-Learning
7 2 (1.90%) EMC VNX
7 2 (1.90%) PKI
7 2 (1.90%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.95%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.95%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (0.95%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.95%) Replication
8 1 (0.95%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (0.95%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 17 (16.19%) Windows
2 16 (15.24%) Windows Server
3 7 (6.67%) Linux
3 7 (6.67%) Unix
4 6 (5.71%) Kali Linux
4 6 (5.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (5.71%) Solaris
5 2 (1.90%) Data ONTAP
6 1 (0.95%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.95%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (47.62%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (22.86%) TDD
3 18 (17.14%) Continuous Integration
3 18 (17.14%) Problem-Solving
4 16 (15.24%) Test Management
5 15 (14.29%) Software Engineering
6 14 (13.33%) Change Control
6 14 (13.33%) Test Automation
7 13 (12.38%) ITIL
8 12 (11.43%) Mentoring
8 12 (11.43%) Scrum
9 11 (10.48%) BDD
9 11 (10.48%) DSDM
9 11 (10.48%) Kanban
9 11 (10.48%) Manual Testing
9 11 (10.48%) User Acceptance Testing
10 8 (7.62%) ITIL V3
10 8 (7.62%) Software Testing
11 7 (6.67%) Penetration Testing
11 7 (6.67%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 28 (26.67%) SQL
2 16 (15.24%) Python
3 15 (14.29%) C
4 13 (12.38%) Java
5 7 (6.67%) C#
5 7 (6.67%) PHP
5 7 (6.67%) Ruby
6 1 (0.95%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 57 (54.29%) SC Cleared
2 12 (11.43%) Degree
3 7 (6.67%) DBS Check
4 5 (4.76%) CCNP
4 5 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (4.76%) OCP
4 5 (4.76%) Oracle Certification
4 5 (4.76%) RHCE
5 4 (3.81%) CCIE
5 4 (3.81%) CCSE
5 4 (3.81%) JNCIP
6 3 (2.86%) A+ Certification
6 3 (2.86%) MCDST
6 3 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.95%) CCNA
7 1 (0.95%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.95%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 6 (5.71%) PCI DSS
1 6 (5.71%) PMO
2 5 (4.76%) SLA
3 4 (3.81%) QA
4 2 (1.90%) ISO 9000
4 2 (1.90%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 9 (8.57%) Active Directory
2 7 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (4.76%) Postfix
4 3 (2.86%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.90%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 11 (10.48%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (7.62%) Ansible
3 7 (6.67%) Nessus
4 2 (1.90%) SCOM
5 1 (0.95%) Terraform
Vendors
1 32 (30.48%) Microsoft
2 17 (16.19%) Cisco
2 17 (16.19%) HP
2 17 (16.19%) VMware
3 10 (9.52%) Adobe
4 8 (7.62%) Google
5 7 (6.67%) Oracle
6 6 (5.71%) BMC
6 6 (5.71%) Red Hat
6 6 (5.71%) Remedy
7 5 (4.76%) Aruba
7 5 (4.76%) Dell
7 5 (4.76%) Extreme Networks
7 5 (4.76%) F5
7 5 (4.76%) Infoblox
7 5 (4.76%) Juniper
7 5 (4.76%) Meraki
8 4 (3.81%) CheckPoint
8 4 (3.81%) Ubiquiti
8 4 (3.81%) Xerox