Period
to 21 April 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for SC Cleared qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 21 April 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Check (SC) Clearance
England > London
6 months to
21 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 278 393 415
Rank change year-on-year +115 +22 -56
Permanent jobs citing SC Cleared 710 525 479
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 1.17% 0.75% 0.70%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.45% 3.30% 2.90%
Number of salaries quoted 445 386 329
London median annual salary £62,500 £57,500 £58,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.70% -1.71% +1.74%
10th Percentile £41,107 £31,375 £31,250
90th Percentile £93,750 £85,000 £91,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £46,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +8.70% +2.22% -5.26%

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 London with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
London
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 13,032 15,896 16,512
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 21.46% 22.70% 24.07%
Number of salaries quoted 9,578 12,327 13,285
London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £31,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £92,500 £87,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.04% +8.89% -4.26%

SC Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing SC Cleared as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for SC Cleared in London

SC Cleared
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for SC Cleared in London

SC Cleared
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SC Cleared in London over the 6 months to 21 April 2019.

Salary histogram for SC Cleared in London

SC Cleared
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SC Cleared within the London region over the 6 months to 21 April 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Central London +66 99 £52,500 +5.00% 7
South London +8 74 £65,000 +44.44% 34
West London -28 13 £66,250 +22.69% 5
North London +20 5 £40,000 -27.27%
East London +11 2 £27,500 -57.69% 5
SC Cleared
England

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 London region with a requirement for SC Cleared.

1 710 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 370 (52.11%) Agile Software Development
3 134 (18.87%) Java
4 132 (18.59%) DevOps
5 127 (17.89%) Microsoft
6 117 (16.48%) DV Cleared
7 106 (14.93%) Python
8 104 (14.65%) Amazon AWS
9 97 (13.66%) C#
10 95 (13.38%) SQL
10 95 (13.38%) Finance
10 95 (13.38%) Scrum
11 91 (12.82%) Test Automation
12 89 (12.54%) JavaScript
13 87 (12.25%) Open Source
14 86 (12.11%) Project Management
15 84 (11.83%) Microsoft Azure
16 83 (11.69%) Oracle
17 75 (10.56%) ITIL
18 72 (10.14%) .NET
18 72 (10.14%) Analytical Skills
19 71 (10.00%) SDLC
19 71 (10.00%) SQL Server
20 70 (9.86%) Selenium
21 69 (9.72%) Degree
22 68 (9.58%) Windows
23 66 (9.30%) JIRA
24 65 (9.15%) TDD
24 65 (9.15%) Linux
25 57 (8.03%) HTML

SC Cleared
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 28 (3.94%) SharePoint
2 23 (3.24%) Apache
3 21 (2.96%) BizTalk Server
4 18 (2.54%) Confluence
5 17 (2.39%) Apache Spark
6 13 (1.83%) Elasticsearch
7 11 (1.55%) Tomcat
8 10 (1.41%) nginx
8 10 (1.41%) SharePoint Server
9 6 (0.85%) MS Exchange
10 5 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2010
11 4 (0.56%) IIS
11 4 (0.56%) Mule
11 4 (0.56%) Skype for Business
12 3 (0.42%) IBM Notes
12 3 (0.42%) JBoss
12 3 (0.42%) WebLogic
13 2 (0.28%) Apache Solr
13 2 (0.28%) Oracle Application Server
14 1 (0.14%) Alfresco
Applications
1 25 (3.52%) Microsoft Office
2 19 (2.68%) Microsoft Excel
3 14 (1.97%) MS Visio
4 13 (1.83%) Microsoft Project
5 6 (0.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 3 (0.42%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.14%) OmniGraffle
7 1 (0.14%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 18 (2.54%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.70%) Oracle EBS R12
3 4 (0.56%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (0.42%) SAP BPC
5 2 (0.28%) Oracle ERP
5 2 (0.28%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.28%) SAP CO
5 2 (0.28%) SAP FI
5 2 (0.28%) SAP FI/CO
6 1 (0.14%) HFM
6 1 (0.14%) Hyperion Planning
6 1 (0.14%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.14%) Oracle General Ledger
6 1 (0.14%) Payment Gateway
6 1 (0.14%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.14%) SAP HCM
6 1 (0.14%) SAP Payroll
6 1 (0.14%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 104 (14.65%) Amazon AWS
2 84 (11.83%) Microsoft Azure
3 30 (4.23%) Office 365
4 17 (2.39%) G Suite
4 17 (2.39%) PaaS
5 16 (2.25%) SaaS
6 14 (1.97%) Cloud Computing
7 12 (1.69%) Azure Data Factory
8 10 (1.41%) AWS CloudFormation
9 9 (1.27%) Google Cloud Platform
10 8 (1.13%) Serverless
11 5 (0.70%) IaaS
11 5 (0.70%) OpenShift
12 4 (0.56%) Azure Active Directory
12 4 (0.56%) BlazeMeter
12 4 (0.56%) Datadog
12 4 (0.56%) GitHub
12 4 (0.56%) IBM Cloud
12 4 (0.56%) npm
12 4 (0.56%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 35 (4.93%) Firewall
2 20 (2.82%) WAN
3 18 (2.54%) DNS
4 16 (2.25%) LAN
5 12 (1.69%) VPN
6 11 (1.55%) Network Security
6 11 (1.55%) TCP/IP
7 10 (1.41%) Wireless
8 7 (0.99%) Internet
8 7 (0.99%) MPLS
9 5 (0.70%) Unified Communications
9 5 (0.70%) WLAN
10 4 (0.56%) Cisco ASA
10 4 (0.56%) Cisco Nexus
10 4 (0.56%) Cisco Wireless
10 4 (0.56%) Kerberos
10 4 (0.56%) OpenVPN
10 4 (0.56%) OSPF
10 4 (0.56%) VoIP
11 3 (0.42%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 28 (3.94%) Big Data
3 25 (3.52%) PostgreSQL
4 24 (3.38%) Hadoop
5 20 (2.82%) Power BI
6 15 (2.11%) MySQL
6 15 (2.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 13 (1.83%) MongoDB
7 13 (1.83%) Relational Database
7 13 (1.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 12 (1.69%) Data Warehouse
9 10 (1.41%) Oracle Database
10 8 (1.13%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
10 8 (1.13%) Azure SQL Database
10 8 (1.13%) NoSQL
11 7 (0.99%) Apache Hive
11 7 (0.99%) HBase
11 7 (0.99%) Oracle Database 11g
12 6 (0.85%) GIS
12 6 (0.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 70 (9.86%) Selenium
2 66 (9.30%) JIRA
3 50 (7.04%) JMeter
4 48 (6.76%) Cucumber
5 43 (6.06%) LoadRunner
6 41 (5.77%) Jenkins
7 31 (4.37%) SoapUI
8 26 (3.66%) Team Foundation Server
9 23 (3.24%) NeoLoad
10 21 (2.96%) SilkPerformer
11 16 (2.25%) Git (software)
11 16 (2.25%) WebDriver
12 15 (2.11%) JUnit
12 15 (2.11%) Maven
13 12 (1.69%) Bitbucket Server
14 10 (1.41%) Bitbucket
14 10 (1.41%) Visual Studio Team System
15 8 (1.13%) InstallShield
15 8 (1.13%) MSI
16 7 (0.99%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 95 (13.38%) Finance
2 39 (5.49%) Retail
3 38 (5.35%) Law
4 23 (3.24%) Telecoms
5 17 (2.39%) Financial Institution
5 17 (2.39%) Marketing
6 16 (2.25%) Manufacturing
7 11 (1.55%) Advertising
8 10 (1.41%) Banking
9 8 (1.13%) Games
9 8 (1.13%) Military
10 6 (0.85%) Electronics
10 6 (0.85%) Legal
11 4 (0.56%) Local Government
12 2 (0.28%) Back Office
12 2 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.14%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 130 (18.31%) Developer
2 108 (15.21%) Architect
3 87 (12.25%) Analyst
4 58 (8.17%) Consultant
5 49 (6.90%) Tester
6 45 (6.34%) Project Manager
7 41 (5.77%) Business Analyst
8 39 (5.49%) Solutions Architect
9 33 (4.65%) Java Developer
10 30 (4.23%) Senior Developer
11 28 (3.94%) .NET Developer
11 28 (3.94%) Senior Analyst
11 28 (3.94%) Test Analyst
12 27 (3.80%) DevOps Engineer
13 26 (3.66%) Senior Tester
14 22 (3.10%) Security Architect
15 21 (2.96%) Software Developer
16 19 (2.68%) Cloud Architect
16 19 (2.68%) Senior Architect
17 18 (2.54%) Performance Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (10.14%) .NET
2 57 (8.03%) CSS
2 57 (8.03%) HTML
3 40 (5.63%) Spring
4 37 (5.21%) AngularJS
5 35 (4.93%) ASP.NET
6 29 (4.08%) REST
7 28 (3.94%) JSON
8 24 (3.38%) ASP.NET Web API
9 19 (2.68%) Gherkin
9 19 (2.68%) SOAP
9 19 (2.68%) Web Services
10 17 (2.39%) Hibernate
10 17 (2.39%) Kafka
11 15 (2.11%) Node.js
12 14 (1.97%) Apache Camel
12 14 (1.97%) ASP.NET MVC
12 14 (1.97%) React
13 13 (1.83%) .NET Framework
14 12 (1.69%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 72 (10.14%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (3.52%) Self-Motivation
3 22 (3.10%) Data Centre
4 18 (2.54%) Public Cloud
5 15 (2.11%) Fintech
5 15 (2.11%) Management Information System
5 15 (2.11%) User Experience
6 12 (1.69%) Greenfield Project
6 12 (1.69%) Replication
7 11 (1.55%) Cyberthreat
8 8 (1.13%) Driving Licence
9 7 (0.99%) Mobile App
9 7 (0.99%) Virtual Team
10 6 (0.85%) PMI
11 5 (0.70%) Data Structures
11 5 (0.70%) Video Conferencing
12 4 (0.56%) CESG
12 4 (0.56%) EMC VNX
12 4 (0.56%) SCADA
13 3 (0.42%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 68 (9.58%) Windows
2 65 (9.15%) Linux
3 22 (3.10%) Windows Server
4 13 (1.83%) Ubuntu
4 13 (1.83%) Unix
5 9 (1.27%) VMS
6 8 (1.13%) Windows 7
6 8 (1.13%) Windows 8
7 7 (0.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (0.85%) CentOS
9 5 (0.70%) Windows 10
10 3 (0.42%) Data ONTAP
10 3 (0.42%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (0.28%) DC/OS
11 2 (0.28%) Solaris
12 1 (0.14%) Kali Linux
12 1 (0.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 370 (52.11%) Agile Software Development
2 132 (18.59%) DevOps
3 95 (13.38%) Scrum
4 91 (12.82%) Test Automation
5 87 (12.25%) Open Source
6 86 (12.11%) Project Management
7 75 (10.56%) ITIL
8 71 (10.00%) SDLC
9 65 (9.15%) TDD
10 56 (7.89%) Stakeholder Management
11 55 (7.75%) Continuous Integration
12 54 (7.61%) Problem-Solving
13 52 (7.32%) Cybersecurity
14 51 (7.18%) MVC
15 49 (6.90%) Presales
16 46 (6.48%) BDD
17 45 (6.34%) Migration
18 42 (5.92%) Business Intelligence
19 39 (5.49%) PRINCE2
20 38 (5.35%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 134 (18.87%) Java
2 106 (14.93%) Python
3 97 (13.66%) C#
4 95 (13.38%) SQL
5 89 (12.54%) JavaScript
6 49 (6.90%) C
7 28 (3.94%) C++
8 24 (3.38%) ANSI SQL
9 23 (3.24%) Ruby
10 18 (2.54%) Bash Shell
10 18 (2.54%) Java 8
11 13 (1.83%) PL/SQL
12 12 (1.69%) R
13 9 (1.27%) Scala
13 9 (1.27%) Shell Script
13 9 (1.27%) T-SQL
14 6 (0.85%) Groovy
14 6 (0.85%) VBScript
15 4 (0.56%) PHP
16 3 (0.42%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 710 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 117 (16.48%) DV Cleared
3 69 (9.72%) Degree
4 25 (3.52%) Cisco Certification
5 24 (3.38%) BPSS Clearance
6 19 (2.68%) CCNP
6 19 (2.68%) Microsoft Certification
7 16 (2.25%) CCNA
8 13 (1.83%) CISSP
9 11 (1.55%) CISM
9 11 (1.55%) PMI Certification
10 10 (1.41%) CESG Certified Professional
10 10 (1.41%) Computer Science Degree
11 8 (1.13%) AWS Certification
11 8 (1.13%) CHECK Team Member
11 8 (1.13%) MCSE
12 7 (0.99%) PMP
13 6 (0.85%) APMP
13 6 (0.85%) CREST Certified
14 5 (0.70%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (6.20%) QA
2 18 (2.54%) SLA
3 16 (2.25%) GDPR
4 12 (1.69%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 12 (1.69%) PCI DSS
4 12 (1.69%) PMO
5 11 (1.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 6 (0.85%) JSP 440
7 5 (0.70%) NIST 800
8 4 (0.56%) ISO 22301
9 3 (0.42%) ISO 9001
10 2 (0.28%) COSO
10 2 (0.28%) Cyber Essentials
10 2 (0.28%) Data Quality
10 2 (0.28%) GxP
10 2 (0.28%) ISO 20022
11 1 (0.14%) GPG13
11 1 (0.14%) PMBOK
11 1 (0.14%) RMADS
11 1 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 50 (7.04%) Docker
2 46 (6.48%) Active Directory
3 28 (3.94%) VMware Infrastructure
4 20 (2.82%) Hyper-V
5 9 (1.27%) KVM
6 8 (1.13%) Microsoft App-V
6 8 (1.13%) XenApp
7 4 (0.56%) Squid
7 4 (0.56%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (0.42%) Virtual Desktop
8 3 (0.42%) Virtual Servers
8 3 (0.42%) VirtualBox
9 2 (0.28%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 2 (0.28%) HDFS
9 2 (0.28%) Postfix
9 2 (0.28%) Virtual Machines
9 2 (0.28%) vSphere
10 1 (0.14%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 50 (7.04%) Ansible
2 49 (6.90%) Terraform
3 43 (6.06%) Kubernetes
4 35 (4.93%) Opscode Chef
5 34 (4.79%) Puppet
6 21 (2.96%) HP Quality Center
7 12 (1.69%) Prometheus
8 9 (1.27%) SCCM
9 7 (0.99%) Hadoop YARN
10 3 (0.42%) Packer
10 3 (0.42%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 3 (0.42%) vCenter Server
10 3 (0.42%) vRealize
11 2 (0.28%) Docker Swarm
11 2 (0.28%) HP ALM
11 2 (0.28%) Nagios
11 2 (0.28%) Nessus
11 2 (0.28%) Oozie
11 2 (0.28%) Red Hat Spacewalk
12 1 (0.14%) SCOM
Vendors
1 127 (17.89%) Microsoft
2 83 (11.69%) Oracle
3 37 (5.21%) VMware
4 31 (4.37%) Google
4 31 (4.37%) HP
5 27 (3.80%) Cisco
6 20 (2.82%) Red Hat
7 19 (2.68%) Tableau
8 14 (1.97%) Civica
8 14 (1.97%) SAP
9 13 (1.83%) Citrix
9 13 (1.83%) Juniper
10 12 (1.69%) IBM
11 11 (1.55%) Palo Alto
12 9 (1.27%) CheckPoint
13 8 (1.13%) Novell
14 7 (0.99%) Dell
14 7 (0.99%) Splunk
15 5 (0.70%) Hortonworks
15 5 (0.70%) UiPath