Period
to 23 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Merseyside with a requirement for Security Cleared qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 23 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Clearance
North West > Merseyside
6 months to
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 62 16 74
Rank change year-on-year -46 +58 -11
Permanent jobs citing Security Cleared 24 145 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 2.59% 11.51% 1.27%
As % of the Qualifications category 13.41% 40.85% 4.49%
Number of salaries quoted 14 73 21
Merseyside median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% -46.15% +62.50%
10th Percentile £22,950 £24,600 £26,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £57,250 £67,500
North West median annual salary £45,000 £41,250 £45,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% -8.33% -3.23%

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 Merseyside with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Merseyside
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 179 355 267
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 19.31% 28.17% 28.22%
Number of salaries quoted 136 196 166
Merseyside median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% -3.61%
10th Percentile £22,625 £22,500 £26,000
90th Percentile £58,750 £57,500 £60,000
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% +1.27% -1.25%

Security Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

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

Job vacancy trend for Security Cleared in Merseyside

Security Cleared
Salary Trend in Merseyside

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

Salary trend for Security Cleared in Merseyside

Security Cleared
Salary Histogram in Merseyside

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Security Cleared in Merseyside over the 6 months to 23 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Security Cleared in Merseyside

Security Cleared
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Cleared within the Merseyside region over the 6 months to 23 January 2018. 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
Liverpool -36 23 £35,000 - 15
Bootle - 3 - -
Security Cleared
North West

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for Security Cleared.

1 19 (79.17%) Windows
2 18 (75.00%) ITIL
2 18 (75.00%) Active Directory
3 17 (70.83%) MS Exchange
3 17 (70.83%) Exchange Server 2010
3 17 (70.83%) Windows Server
4 16 (66.67%) Driving Licence
4 16 (66.67%) Skype for Business
5 13 (54.17%) Microsoft
5 13 (54.17%) Problem Management
6 11 (45.83%) Microsoft Certification
7 10 (41.67%) Microsoft Azure
8 9 (37.50%) Office 365
8 9 (37.50%) Skype
8 9 (37.50%) DNS
8 9 (37.50%) SQL
8 9 (37.50%) SCCM
9 8 (33.33%) Incident Management
9 8 (33.33%) Client/Server
9 8 (33.33%) Mobile Device Management
9 8 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
9 8 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
10 7 (29.17%) SharePoint
10 7 (29.17%) Configuration Management
10 7 (29.17%) Internet
10 7 (29.17%) Statistics
11 6 (25.00%) SC Cleared
11 6 (25.00%) Management Information System
11 6 (25.00%) Service Management
11 6 (25.00%) Risk Assessment

Security Cleared
Co-occurring IT Skills in Merseyside 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 17 (70.83%) Exchange Server 2010
1 17 (70.83%) MS Exchange
2 16 (66.67%) Skype for Business
3 8 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
4 7 (29.17%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 10 (41.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (37.50%) Office 365
3 1 (4.17%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (4.17%) IaaS
3 1 (4.17%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (37.50%) DNS
1 9 (37.50%) Skype
2 7 (29.17%) Internet
3 1 (4.17%) Firewall
3 1 (4.17%) FTP
3 1 (4.17%) TCP/IP
General
1 4 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (37.50%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 7 (29.17%) Support Engineer
3 6 (25.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
3 6 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 6 (25.00%) Service Desk Engineer
3 6 (25.00%) Service Desk Support
3 6 (25.00%) Windows Engineer
3 6 (25.00%) Windows Support Engineer
4 5 (20.83%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (20.83%) ICT Engineer
4 5 (20.83%) ICT Support
4 5 (20.83%) ICT Support Engineer
4 5 (20.83%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (12.50%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
5 3 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
5 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Engineer
5 3 (12.50%) Server Engineer
5 3 (12.50%) Server Support
5 3 (12.50%) Windows Server Engineer
5 3 (12.50%) Windows Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.67%) J2EE
1 4 (16.67%) Web Services
2 1 (4.17%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 16 (66.67%) Driving Licence
2 8 (33.33%) Client/Server
3 6 (25.00%) Management Information System
4 4 (16.67%) Algorithms
5 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (4.17%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (4.17%) PKI
5 1 (4.17%) Private Cloud
5 1 (4.17%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 19 (79.17%) Windows
2 17 (70.83%) Windows Server
3 1 (4.17%) Unix
3 1 (4.17%) Windows 10
3 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (75.00%) ITIL
2 13 (54.17%) Problem Management
3 8 (33.33%) Incident Management
3 8 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
3 8 (33.33%) Mobile Device Management
4 7 (29.17%) Configuration Management
4 7 (29.17%) Statistics
5 6 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
5 6 (25.00%) Service Management
6 4 (16.67%) Data Management
6 4 (16.67%) Master Data Management
7 1 (4.17%) CRM
7 1 (4.17%) Functional Testing
7 1 (4.17%) Integration Testing
7 1 (4.17%) Line Management
7 1 (4.17%) Multi-Factor Authentication
7 1 (4.17%) Presales
7 1 (4.17%) Regression Testing
7 1 (4.17%) Test Scripting
7 1 (4.17%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 9 (37.50%) SQL
2 4 (16.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 11 (45.83%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (8.33%) MCSA
3 2 (8.33%) MCSE
4 1 (4.17%) ISEB
4 1 (4.17%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (25.00%) Data Quality
2 3 (12.50%) SLA
3 1 (4.17%) HIPAA
3 1 (4.17%) QA
System Software
1 18 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (37.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 13 (54.17%) Microsoft
2 6 (25.00%) Remedy
3 5 (20.83%) IBM
4 3 (12.50%) VMware
5 1 (4.17%) Citrix