Period
to 19 October 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 19 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Clearance
6 months to
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 96 159 171
Rank change year-on-year +63 +12 -24
Permanent jobs citing Security Cleared 105 64 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 2.69% 1.35% 1.12%
As % of the Qualifications category 17.05% 6.57% 4.86%
Number of salaries quoted 64 58 30
Leeds median annual salary £45,000 £52,500 £37,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.29% +39.07% -20.53%
10th Percentile £30,000 £31,750 £22,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £54,800
West Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +8.97% -16.13%

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 616 974 1,256
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 15.77% 20.57% 23.09%
Number of salaries quoted 487 759 1,083
Leeds median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% -5.88%
10th Percentile £22,000 £23,700 £25,650
90th Percentile £66,000 £62,750 £62,500
West Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% -

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 19 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Security Cleared in Leeds

For the 6 months to 19 October 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 55 (52.38%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (37.14%) SC Cleared
3 31 (29.52%) Microsoft
4 29 (27.62%) SQL
5 19 (18.10%) Continuous Integration
6 18 (17.14%) TDD
6 18 (17.14%) Java
7 17 (16.19%) Problem-Solving
8 16 (15.24%) C
8 16 (15.24%) Python
8 16 (15.24%) Management Information System
8 16 (15.24%) Git (software)
9 15 (14.29%) Test Automation
9 15 (14.29%) Software Engineering
9 15 (14.29%) Relational Database
9 15 (14.29%) MS Visio
9 15 (14.29%) Windows
10 14 (13.33%) Photoshop
10 14 (13.33%) Adobe
10 14 (13.33%) User Experience
10 14 (13.33%) Balsamiq Mockups
10 14 (13.33%) Axure RP
10 14 (13.33%) Selenium
11 13 (12.38%) Windows Server
11 13 (12.38%) Middleware
11 13 (12.38%) Retail
12 12 (11.43%) Internet
12 12 (11.43%) Client/Server
12 12 (11.43%) IIS
12 12 (11.43%) Degree

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 12 (11.43%) IIS
2 8 (7.62%) Apache
2 8 (7.62%) Apache Spark
2 8 (7.62%) Elasticsearch
2 8 (7.62%) nginx
3 7 (6.67%) Drupal
4 4 (3.81%) SharePoint
4 4 (3.81%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.95%) GlassFish
5 1 (0.95%) JBoss
5 1 (0.95%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.95%) WebSphere
Applications
1 15 (14.29%) MS Visio
2 14 (13.33%) Photoshop
3 4 (3.81%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (3.81%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.86%) IaaS
3 1 (0.95%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.95%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (0.95%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (0.95%) Office 365
3 1 (0.95%) PaaS
3 1 (0.95%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 12 (11.43%) Internet
2 7 (6.67%) Firewall
3 5 (4.76%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (2.86%) Cisco Nexus
4 3 (2.86%) Wireless
5 2 (1.90%) LAN
5 2 (1.90%) MPLS
5 2 (1.90%) VoIP
5 2 (1.90%) WAN
6 1 (0.95%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (14.29%) Relational Database
2 9 (8.57%) Hadoop
2 9 (8.57%) MongoDB
3 8 (7.62%) Apache Cassandra
3 8 (7.62%) CouchDB
3 8 (7.62%) GIS
3 8 (7.62%) NoSQL
3 8 (7.62%) PostgreSQL
3 8 (7.62%) Redis
3 8 (7.62%) Riak
4 4 (3.81%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (3.81%) SQL Server
5 3 (2.86%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 16 (15.24%) Git (software)
2 14 (13.33%) Axure RP
2 14 (13.33%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 14 (13.33%) Selenium
3 8 (7.62%) Jenkins
3 8 (7.62%) Mercurial
3 8 (7.62%) Subversion
4 7 (6.67%) JIRA
4 7 (6.67%) Maven
5 6 (5.71%) WebDriver
6 3 (2.86%) Cucumber
6 3 (2.86%) JMeter
6 3 (2.86%) LoadRunner
6 3 (2.86%) SoapUI
6 3 (2.86%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.95%) Grunt
7 1 (0.95%) gulp
7 1 (0.95%) webpack
General
1 13 (12.38%) Retail
2 5 (4.76%) Marketing
3 4 (3.81%) Electronics
3 4 (3.81%) Military
3 4 (3.81%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (2.86%) Finance
5 2 (1.90%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.95%) Billing
Job Titles
1 35 (33.33%) Developer
2 20 (19.05%) Analyst
3 15 (14.29%) Business Analyst
4 14 (13.33%) Digital Analyst
4 14 (13.33%) Digital Business Analyst
5 13 (12.38%) Consultant
6 12 (11.43%) Technical Consultant
7 11 (10.48%) Java Developer
8 8 (7.62%) Project Manager
8 8 (7.62%) Python Developer
8 8 (7.62%) Tester
9 7 (6.67%) Architect
9 7 (6.67%) Drupal Developer
10 5 (4.76%) Test Architect
10 5 (4.76%) Test Automation Architect
11 4 (3.81%) 2nd Line Support
11 4 (3.81%) Automation Tester
11 4 (3.81%) Delphi Developer
11 4 (3.81%) Operations Engineer
11 4 (3.81%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (12.38%) Middleware
2 8 (7.62%) RabbitMQ
2 8 (7.62%) Spring
3 7 (6.67%) RESTful
3 7 (6.67%) Twig
3 7 (6.67%) Web Services
3 7 (6.67%) YAML
4 6 (5.71%) React
5 5 (4.76%) CSS
6 4 (3.81%) J2EE
7 3 (2.86%) JSON
8 2 (1.90%) AngularJS
8 2 (1.90%) HTML
8 2 (1.90%) jQuery
8 2 (1.90%) Semantic HTML
9 1 (0.95%) .NET
9 1 (0.95%) EJB
9 1 (0.95%) LESS
9 1 (0.95%) Node.js
9 1 (0.95%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 16 (15.24%) Management Information System
2 14 (13.33%) User Experience
3 12 (11.43%) Client/Server
3 12 (11.43%) Driving Licence
4 7 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (5.71%) Fintech
6 4 (3.81%) NHS
7 3 (2.86%) Cyberthreat
7 3 (2.86%) e-Learning
7 3 (2.86%) Greenfield Project
8 2 (1.90%) Self-Motivation
8 2 (1.90%) W3C
9 1 (0.95%) Analytical Mindset
9 1 (0.95%) Cybercrime
9 1 (0.95%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.95%) Replication
9 1 (0.95%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 15 (14.29%) Windows
2 13 (12.38%) Windows Server
3 4 (3.81%) Kali Linux
3 4 (3.81%) Unix
4 1 (0.95%) Linux
4 1 (0.95%) Windows 10
4 1 (0.95%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.95%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (52.38%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (18.10%) Continuous Integration
3 18 (17.14%) TDD
4 17 (16.19%) Problem-Solving
5 15 (14.29%) Software Engineering
5 15 (14.29%) Test Automation
6 12 (11.43%) Change Control
6 12 (11.43%) Mentoring
7 7 (6.67%) Test Management
8 6 (5.71%) Analytical Thinking
8 6 (5.71%) OOP
8 6 (5.71%) SDET
8 6 (5.71%) Validation
9 5 (4.76%) Service Delivery
9 5 (4.76%) Web Development
10 4 (3.81%) Logistics
10 4 (3.81%) Mathematics
10 4 (3.81%) OO
10 4 (3.81%) Penetration Testing
10 4 (3.81%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 29 (27.62%) SQL
2 18 (17.14%) Java
3 16 (15.24%) C
3 16 (15.24%) Python
4 8 (7.62%) PHP
5 7 (6.67%) C#
6 6 (5.71%) Ruby
7 4 (3.81%) Delphi
8 2 (1.90%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.95%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 39 (37.14%) SC Cleared
2 12 (11.43%) Degree
3 5 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (3.81%) A+ Certification
4 4 (3.81%) DBS Check
4 4 (3.81%) MCDST
5 3 (2.86%) CCNA
5 3 (2.86%) CCNP
5 3 (2.86%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (2.86%) JNCIA
5 3 (2.86%) Sun Certification
6 2 (1.90%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.95%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.76%) QA
2 4 (3.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (3.81%) PCI DSS
2 4 (3.81%) PMO
2 4 (3.81%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (4.76%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.90%) Docker
3 1 (0.95%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (7.62%) Ansible
2 4 (3.81%) Nessus
3 3 (2.86%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (1.90%) Puppet
5 1 (0.95%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (0.95%) SCCM
5 1 (0.95%) Terraform
Vendors
1 31 (29.52%) Microsoft
2 14 (13.33%) Adobe
3 11 (10.48%) Cisco
4 6 (5.71%) HP
5 5 (4.76%) VMware
5 5 (4.76%) Xerox
6 4 (3.81%) Apple
6 4 (3.81%) Dell
6 4 (3.81%) Oracle
7 3 (2.86%) Aruba
7 3 (2.86%) CheckPoint
7 3 (2.86%) F5
7 3 (2.86%) Juniper
7 3 (2.86%) Sun
7 3 (2.86%) Sybase
7 3 (2.86%) Twitter
7 3 (2.86%) Ubiquiti
8 1 (0.95%) Citrix
8 1 (0.95%) SAP
8 1 (0.95%) Splunk