Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Check (SC) Clearance
England > London
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 419 383 345
Rank change year-on-year -36 -38 +2
Permanent jobs citing SC Cleared 511 592 834
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.68% 0.78% 0.94%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.03% 3.23% 3.66%
Number of salaries quoted 354 457 706
London median annual salary £55,000 £60,000 £56,658
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.33% +5.90% +3.01%
10th Percentile £33,750 £33,145 £37,500
90th Percentile £83,375 £85,000 £85,000
England median annual salary £46,750 £45,000 £45,500
% change year-on-year +3.89% -1.10% -9.00%

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 16842 18300 22763
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 22.42% 24.07% 25.68%
Number of salaries quoted 12580 15190 18572
London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £53,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.80% +7.00%
10th Percentile £30,250 £31,250 £29,750
90th Percentile £87,500 £87,500 £82,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

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 23 November 2017.

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 23 November 2017. 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 +41 61 £47,500 -22.45% 5
West London +15 61 £55,000 +29.41% 9
South London -5 25 £69,000 +84.00% 18
East London +2 10 £50,000 -32.20% 2
North London -7 1 £25,000 -28.57%
SC Cleared
England

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT jobs citing SC Cleared also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the London region with a requirement for SC Cleared.

1 511 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 190 (37.18%) Agile Software Development
3 118 (23.09%) Java
4 86 (16.83%) Windows
5 82 (16.05%) Degree
6 76 (14.87%) Linux
7 75 (14.68%) Finance
8 73 (14.29%) ITIL
8 73 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
9 70 (13.70%) C
10 69 (13.50%) DV Cleared
11 68 (13.31%) DevOps
11 68 (13.31%) Python
12 66 (12.92%) Open Source
13 61 (11.94%) Test Automation
13 61 (11.94%) Big Data
14 60 (11.74%) Stakeholder Management
15 57 (11.15%) Microsoft
16 56 (10.96%) VMware
17 55 (10.76%) Analytics
17 55 (10.76%) Analytical Skills
18 50 (9.78%) Hadoop
18 50 (9.78%) VMware Infrastructure
19 47 (9.20%) NoSQL
20 46 (9.00%) Project Management
21 44 (8.61%) Firewall
21 44 (8.61%) SQL
21 44 (8.61%) .NET
21 44 (8.61%) Data Analytics
22 43 (8.41%) Amazon AWS

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 29 (5.68%) Apache Spark
2 26 (5.09%) Tomcat
3 22 (4.31%) SharePoint
4 21 (4.11%) SAS
5 19 (3.72%) Apache
6 16 (3.13%) IIS
7 12 (2.35%) JBoss
8 11 (2.15%) WebLogic
9 9 (1.76%) Apache Solr
9 9 (1.76%) nginx
10 8 (1.57%) MS Exchange
11 7 (1.37%) Confluence
11 7 (1.37%) SharePoint 2010
11 7 (1.37%) Skype for Business
12 6 (1.17%) SharePoint 2013
13 4 (0.78%) Apache Pig
13 4 (0.78%) Elasticsearch
13 4 (0.78%) NetWeaver
14 3 (0.59%) WebSphere
14 3 (0.59%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 27 (5.28%) Microsoft Project
2 19 (3.72%) Microsoft Office
3 14 (2.74%) Microsoft Excel
4 12 (2.35%) SPSS
5 9 (1.76%) OmniGraffle
6 3 (0.59%) InfoPath
6 3 (0.59%) Mathcad
6 3 (0.59%) MS Visio
7 2 (0.39%) GIMP
7 2 (0.39%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.20%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 1 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 16 (3.13%) Remedy ITSM
2 5 (0.98%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.59%) Oracle BPM
3 3 (0.59%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (0.59%) SAP BPC
3 3 (0.59%) SAP CO
3 3 (0.59%) SAP FI
3 3 (0.59%) SAP FI/CO
3 3 (0.59%) SAP FSCM
4 2 (0.39%) SAP GTS
4 2 (0.39%) Sentinel
5 1 (0.20%) Remedy AR System
Cloud Services
1 43 (8.41%) Amazon AWS
2 36 (7.05%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (2.54%) Office 365
4 12 (2.35%) SaaS
5 11 (2.15%) IaaS
6 10 (1.96%) Google Cloud Platform
7 9 (1.76%) Cloud Computing
7 9 (1.76%) PaaS
8 6 (1.17%) npm
9 4 (0.78%) GitHub
10 2 (0.39%) Amazon EC2
10 2 (0.39%) AWS CloudFormation
10 2 (0.39%) G Suite
10 2 (0.39%) Slack
11 1 (0.20%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 1 (0.20%) AWS OpsWorks
11 1 (0.20%) Azure Active Directory
11 1 (0.20%) Azure Data Factory
11 1 (0.20%) BrowserStack
11 1 (0.20%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 44 (8.61%) Firewall
2 24 (4.70%) TCP/IP
3 19 (3.72%) Network Security
4 17 (3.33%) Wireless
5 15 (2.94%) DNS
5 15 (2.94%) LDAP
6 14 (2.74%) HTTP
6 14 (2.74%) VPN
7 13 (2.54%) WAN
8 11 (2.15%) Internet
9 10 (1.96%) Cisco ASA
9 10 (1.96%) IPsec
10 9 (1.76%) Cisco Wireless
10 9 (1.76%) SAN
11 8 (1.57%) IMAP
11 8 (1.57%) LAN
12 7 (1.37%) MPLS
12 7 (1.37%) SMTP
13 6 (1.17%) Ethernet
13 6 (1.17%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (11.94%) Big Data
2 50 (9.78%) Hadoop
3 47 (9.20%) NoSQL
4 28 (5.48%) SQL Server
5 18 (3.52%) MySQL
6 15 (2.94%) PostgreSQL
7 14 (2.74%) Oracle Database
7 14 (2.74%) Spotfire
8 11 (2.15%) MongoDB
8 11 (2.15%) Oracle Database 11g
8 11 (2.15%) Oracle Exadata
8 11 (2.15%) Oracle ODI
8 11 (2.15%) Sqoop
9 10 (1.96%) Apache Cassandra
10 8 (1.57%) Apache Hive
10 8 (1.57%) Data Warehouse
10 8 (1.57%) Power BI
11 7 (1.37%) Pentaho
11 7 (1.37%) SAP HANA
12 6 (1.17%) HBase
Development Applications
1 33 (6.46%) Jenkins
2 32 (6.26%) Git (software)
2 32 (6.26%) JIRA
3 30 (5.87%) Selenium
4 16 (3.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 13 (2.54%) Cucumber
5 13 (2.54%) Zephyr
6 12 (2.35%) JMeter
7 11 (2.15%) LoadRunner
7 11 (2.15%) WebDriver
8 10 (1.96%) Visual Studio
9 9 (1.76%) Axure RP
9 9 (1.76%) Jasmine
9 9 (1.76%) Maven
9 9 (1.76%) Protractor
10 8 (1.57%) HP UFT
11 7 (1.37%) Mockito
12 6 (1.17%) GitLab
12 6 (1.17%) gulp
12 6 (1.17%) TeamCity
General
1 75 (14.68%) Finance
2 28 (5.48%) Military
3 21 (4.11%) Law
3 21 (4.11%) Telecoms
4 16 (3.13%) Marketing
5 14 (2.74%) Aerospace
6 13 (2.54%) Back Office
6 13 (2.54%) Billing
7 12 (2.35%) Advertising
7 12 (2.35%) Legal
7 12 (2.35%) Manufacturing
8 8 (1.57%) Games
9 7 (1.37%) Retail
10 6 (1.17%) Electronics
11 2 (0.39%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.39%) Local Government
12 1 (0.20%) Banking
Job Titles
1 83 (16.24%) Developer
2 64 (12.52%) Analyst
3 59 (11.55%) Consultant
4 43 (8.41%) Architect
5 27 (5.28%) DevOps Engineer
6 24 (4.70%) Java Developer
7 23 (4.50%) Test Manager
8 21 (4.11%) Project Manager
9 17 (3.33%) Tester
10 16 (3.13%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 16 (3.13%) Systems Engineer
10 16 (3.13%) Test Engineer
11 15 (2.94%) Support Engineer
12 14 (2.74%) Service Manager
13 13 (2.54%) Business Analyst
13 13 (2.54%) Support Analyst
14 12 (2.35%) Development Manager
14 12 (2.35%) Development Project Manager
14 12 (2.35%) Security Consultant
14 12 (2.35%) Software Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (8.61%) .NET
2 32 (6.26%) AngularJS
3 29 (5.68%) HTML
4 28 (5.48%) CSS
5 27 (5.28%) Spring
6 26 (5.09%) Web Services
7 23 (4.50%) Node.js
8 22 (4.31%) HTML5
9 21 (4.11%) REST
10 18 (3.52%) Middleware
10 18 (3.52%) Sass
11 17 (3.33%) JSON
11 17 (3.33%) RESTful
11 17 (3.33%) SOAP
12 14 (2.74%) CSS3
13 13 (2.54%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 12 (2.35%) jQuery
14 12 (2.35%) Oracle Fusion
15 10 (1.96%) ASP.NET
15 10 (1.96%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 55 (10.76%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (5.28%) Management Information System
3 23 (4.50%) User Experience
4 14 (2.74%) CESG
4 14 (2.74%) Data Centre
5 12 (2.35%) Replication
6 11 (2.15%) Fat Client
6 11 (2.15%) Thin Client
6 11 (2.15%) Virtual Team
7 9 (1.76%) Computer Science
8 7 (1.37%) CMDB
8 7 (1.37%) PKI
9 6 (1.17%) Linux Command Line
9 6 (1.17%) Security Operations Centre
10 5 (0.98%) Cyber Defence
10 5 (0.98%) Driving Licence
10 5 (0.98%) Enterprise Storage
11 4 (0.78%) Enterprise Software
11 4 (0.78%) Social Media
12 3 (0.59%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 86 (16.83%) Windows
2 76 (14.87%) Linux
3 38 (7.44%) Windows Server
4 33 (6.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 26 (5.09%) Unix
6 24 (4.70%) Windows Server 2012
7 23 (4.50%) Windows Server 2008
8 17 (3.33%) CentOS
9 9 (1.76%) Oracle Linux
9 9 (1.76%) Solaris
10 7 (1.37%) Ubuntu
11 6 (1.17%) Debian
12 5 (0.98%) Kali Linux
12 5 (0.98%) Windows 7
13 4 (0.78%) Apple iOS
13 4 (0.78%) CatOS
13 4 (0.78%) Windows 10
14 2 (0.39%) Android
14 2 (0.39%) CoreOS
15 1 (0.20%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 190 (37.18%) Agile Software Development
2 73 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
2 73 (14.29%) ITIL
3 68 (13.31%) DevOps
4 66 (12.92%) Open Source
5 61 (11.94%) Test Automation
6 60 (11.74%) Stakeholder Management
7 55 (10.76%) Analytics
8 46 (9.00%) Project Management
9 44 (8.61%) Data Analytics
10 42 (8.22%) Presales
11 41 (8.02%) Scrum
11 41 (8.02%) TDD
12 40 (7.83%) Cybersecurity
12 40 (7.83%) Information Security
12 40 (7.83%) Service Delivery
13 39 (7.63%) Configuration Management
14 38 (7.44%) BDD
15 35 (6.85%) Migration
16 33 (6.46%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 118 (23.09%) Java
2 70 (13.70%) C
3 68 (13.31%) Python
4 44 (8.61%) SQL
5 40 (7.83%) JavaScript
5 40 (7.83%) Ruby
6 31 (6.07%) PHP
7 29 (5.68%) Scala
8 28 (5.48%) Bash Shell
9 26 (5.09%) C#
10 17 (3.33%) R
11 15 (2.94%) Groovy
12 9 (1.76%) C++
12 9 (1.76%) TypeScript
13 8 (1.57%) MATLAB
14 7 (1.37%) PowerShell
15 6 (1.17%) C-shell
15 6 (1.17%) Korn
16 5 (0.98%) Go
16 5 (0.98%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 511 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 82 (16.05%) Degree
3 69 (13.50%) DV Cleared
4 32 (6.26%) CISSP
5 25 (4.89%) CISM
6 21 (4.11%) Cisco Certification
7 15 (2.94%) CCNP
7 15 (2.94%) CESG Certified Professional
8 14 (2.74%) CTC Cleared
9 13 (2.54%) CCNA
10 10 (1.96%) CREST Certified
11 9 (1.76%) GIAC
11 9 (1.76%) ISTQB
12 8 (1.57%) ITIL Certification
12 8 (1.57%) SANS
13 6 (1.17%) CISA
13 6 (1.17%) RHCE
14 5 (0.98%) CCSP
14 5 (0.98%) Linux+ Certification
14 5 (0.98%) LPIC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (4.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 21 (4.11%) SLA
3 20 (3.91%) GDPR
4 18 (3.52%) Data Quality
5 14 (2.74%) PCI DSS
6 13 (2.54%) PMO
7 6 (1.17%) SAS 70
7 6 (1.17%) WCAG
8 3 (0.59%) Disclosure Scotland
9 2 (0.39%) ISO 9001
9 2 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 2 (0.39%) QA
9 2 (0.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 1 (0.20%) Def Stans
System Software
1 50 (9.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (4.11%) Active Directory
3 14 (2.74%) Docker
4 12 (2.35%) Virtual Machines
5 7 (1.37%) Apache Flume
5 7 (1.37%) Dovecot
6 5 (0.98%) pfSense
7 4 (0.78%) HDFS
8 3 (0.59%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 3 (0.59%) VMware NSX
9 2 (0.39%) Firmware
9 2 (0.39%) Hyper-V
9 2 (0.39%) KVM
9 2 (0.39%) vCloud
9 2 (0.39%) Virtual Desktop
9 2 (0.39%) vSphere
10 1 (0.20%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 24 (4.70%) Ansible
1 24 (4.70%) Opscode Chef
2 23 (4.50%) Puppet
3 11 (2.15%) Control-M
4 9 (1.76%) Kubernetes
5 6 (1.17%) SCCM
6 5 (0.98%) EMC NetWorker
6 5 (0.98%) FortiGate
6 5 (0.98%) logstash
6 5 (0.98%) Nagios
6 5 (0.98%) Terraform
7 4 (0.78%) Salt
8 3 (0.59%) Kibana
8 3 (0.59%) SCOM
8 3 (0.59%) SCOrch
9 2 (0.39%) HAProxy
9 2 (0.39%) NetBackup
9 2 (0.39%) OpenNebula
9 2 (0.39%) Packer
9 2 (0.39%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 57 (11.15%) Microsoft
2 56 (10.96%) VMware
3 34 (6.65%) Cisco
4 33 (6.46%) Oracle
5 30 (5.87%) Red Hat
6 26 (5.09%) Citrix
7 25 (4.89%) Xerox
8 17 (3.33%) Remedy
9 16 (3.13%) CheckPoint
9 16 (3.13%) Google
9 16 (3.13%) HP
9 16 (3.13%) SAP
10 15 (2.94%) F5
11 13 (2.54%) Hortonworks
11 13 (2.54%) Juniper
11 13 (2.54%) Palo Alto
12 12 (2.35%) Cloudera
13 11 (2.15%) Tableau
14 10 (1.96%) Cognizant
15 8 (1.57%) BEA