Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the Midlands with a requirement for SC Cleared qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Check (SC) Clearance
England > Midlands
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 143 133 154
Rank change year-on-year -10 +21 -61
Permanent jobs citing SC Cleared 310 409 348
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 2.04% 2.26% 1.87%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.99% 8.77% 7.02%
Number of salaries quoted 207 260 320
Midlands median annual salary £52,500 £45,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.38% +1.11% -25.00%
10th Percentile £27,420 £20,113 £22,425
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,250 £70,125
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,750
% change year-on-year +5.56% -1.64% -8.50%

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 the Midlands with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Midlands
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 3448 4666 4956
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 22.67% 25.81% 26.66%
Number of salaries quoted 2723 3443 3838
Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £23,750 £22,750 £22,500
90th Percentile £63,750 £63,750 £65,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

SC Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for SC Cleared in the Midlands

SC Cleared
Salary Trend in the Midlands

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

Salary trend for SC Cleared in the Midlands

SC Cleared
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SC Cleared in the Midlands over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Salary histogram for SC Cleared in the Midlands

SC Cleared
Job Locations in the Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SC Cleared within the Midlands region over the 6 months to 19 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
West Midlands -38 201 £51,500 +8.42% 5
East Midlands +38 109 £54,000 +35.00% 6
SC Cleared
England

For the 6 months to 19 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 Midlands region with a requirement for SC Cleared.

1 310 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 115 (37.10%) ITIL
3 107 (34.52%) Microsoft
4 106 (34.19%) Agile Software Development
5 60 (19.35%) SQL Server
6 55 (17.74%) .NET
6 55 (17.74%) C#
7 53 (17.10%) JavaScript
7 53 (17.10%) Windows
8 52 (16.77%) ITIL V3
9 46 (14.84%) MVC
10 45 (14.52%) Degree
11 44 (14.19%) Problem Management
11 44 (14.19%) SOA
11 44 (14.19%) Cybersecurity
12 43 (13.87%) ITSM
13 42 (13.55%) BizTalk Server
14 39 (12.58%) Remedy
14 39 (12.58%) SQL
14 39 (12.58%) jQuery
14 39 (12.58%) Analytical Skills
14 39 (12.58%) Customer Requirements
15 38 (12.26%) Web Services
16 37 (11.94%) CISSP
16 37 (11.94%) WCF
16 37 (11.94%) ASP.NET Web API
17 36 (11.61%) Ansible
17 36 (11.61%) Puppet
17 36 (11.61%) Entity Framework
17 36 (11.61%) SLA

SC Cleared
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands 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 42 (13.55%) BizTalk Server
2 33 (10.65%) IIS
3 25 (8.06%) SharePoint
4 9 (2.90%) Apache
5 8 (2.58%) MS Exchange
5 8 (2.58%) Tomcat
6 7 (2.26%) JBoss
7 4 (1.29%) WebLogic
8 3 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (0.65%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 2 (0.65%) CMS
9 2 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (0.65%) K2 blackpearl
9 2 (0.65%) Moodle
10 1 (0.32%) Apache Pig
10 1 (0.32%) Apache Spark
10 1 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2010
10 1 (0.32%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 1 (0.32%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.32%) WinCC
Applications
1 23 (7.42%) Microsoft Office
2 15 (4.84%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (2.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (0.97%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.65%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 34 (10.97%) Remedy ITSM
2 11 (3.55%) assyst
3 6 (1.94%) PeopleSoft HCM
4 3 (0.97%) Maximo
5 2 (0.65%) SAP GTS
6 1 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.32%) Oracle 11i
6 1 (0.32%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.32%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.32%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 29 (9.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 28 (9.03%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (2.58%) Office 365
4 7 (2.26%) Amazon EC2
4 7 (2.26%) Amazon S3
4 7 (2.26%) AWS CloudFormation
4 7 (2.26%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 7 (2.26%) AWS Lambda
4 7 (2.26%) Serverless
5 6 (1.94%) Azure Active Directory
5 6 (1.94%) SuccessFactors
6 4 (1.29%) IaaS
6 4 (1.29%) PaaS
7 1 (0.32%) Bluemix
7 1 (0.32%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.32%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
7 1 (0.32%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 19 (6.13%) DNS
1 19 (6.13%) Firewall
2 18 (5.81%) Internet
3 16 (5.16%) TCP/IP
4 8 (2.58%) WAN
5 7 (2.26%) Cisco ASA
5 7 (2.26%) Network Security
6 6 (1.94%) LAN
6 6 (1.94%) SAN
7 5 (1.61%) BGP
7 5 (1.61%) Intrusion Detection
7 5 (1.61%) MPLS
7 5 (1.61%) OSPF
7 5 (1.61%) TACACS
7 5 (1.61%) Wi-Fi
8 4 (1.29%) Cisco Nexus
8 4 (1.29%) Wireshark
9 3 (0.97%) DHCP
9 3 (0.97%) KiloStream
9 3 (0.97%) TETRA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (19.35%) SQL Server
2 33 (10.65%) SQL Server 2014
3 13 (4.19%) Relational Database
4 8 (2.58%) MySQL
4 8 (2.58%) PostgreSQL
5 6 (1.94%) SQL Server 2005
5 6 (1.94%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (1.94%) SQLPlus
6 3 (0.97%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (0.97%) MongoDB
6 3 (0.97%) Oracle Database
6 3 (0.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (0.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (0.65%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (0.65%) Hadoop
7 2 (0.65%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.32%) Apache Hive
8 1 (0.32%) Azure SQL Database
8 1 (0.32%) Big Data
8 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 29 (9.35%) Jenkins
2 27 (8.71%) Team Foundation Server
3 19 (6.13%) JIRA
4 13 (4.19%) SoapUI
5 4 (1.29%) Rational DOORS
6 2 (0.65%) MSTest
6 2 (0.65%) SpecFlow
6 2 (0.65%) Toad
7 1 (0.32%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.32%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.32%) gulp
7 1 (0.32%) Selenium
7 1 (0.32%) Vagrant
7 1 (0.32%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.32%) webpack
General
1 21 (6.77%) Finance
2 12 (3.87%) Vietnamese Language
3 9 (2.90%) Legal
4 8 (2.58%) Manufacturing
5 6 (1.94%) Telecoms
6 4 (1.29%) Military
7 3 (0.97%) Electronics
7 3 (0.97%) Marketing
8 2 (0.65%) Billing
8 2 (0.65%) Retail
9 1 (0.32%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 78 (25.16%) Analyst
2 61 (19.68%) Developer
3 31 (10.00%) .NET Developer
4 28 (9.03%) Applications Support
5 23 (7.42%) Consultant
6 18 (5.81%) Architect
7 17 (5.48%) Support Analyst
7 17 (5.48%) Support Engineer
7 17 (5.48%) Test Analyst
8 16 (5.16%) Security Analyst
8 16 (5.16%) Service Analyst
9 15 (4.84%) Senior Analyst
10 14 (4.52%) Security Consultant
11 13 (4.19%) AWS Engineer
11 13 (4.19%) BizTalk Developer
11 13 (4.19%) Systems Engineer
12 12 (3.87%) Applications Developer
12 12 (3.87%) Senior Test Analyst
12 12 (3.87%) Service Desk Analyst
13 10 (3.23%) Applications Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (17.74%) .NET
2 39 (12.58%) jQuery
3 38 (12.26%) Web Services
4 37 (11.94%) ASP.NET Web API
4 37 (11.94%) WCF
5 36 (11.61%) Entity Framework
6 35 (11.29%) CSS
7 34 (10.97%) HTML
8 27 (8.71%) Ajax
9 20 (6.45%) SOAP
10 14 (4.52%) XML
11 12 (3.87%) XML Messaging
12 11 (3.55%) Elastic Stack
12 11 (3.55%) Spring
13 9 (2.90%) REST
13 9 (2.90%) Spring MVC
14 8 (2.58%) .NET Framework
14 8 (2.58%) Hibernate
14 8 (2.58%) JPA
15 7 (2.26%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 39 (12.58%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (7.10%) Public Cloud
3 20 (6.45%) Management Information System
4 19 (6.13%) Data Centre
5 11 (3.55%) Computer Science
5 11 (3.55%) Cyber Attack
6 7 (2.26%) Freedom of Information
7 6 (1.94%) PKI
8 4 (1.29%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 4 (1.29%) Private Cloud
9 3 (0.97%) Algorithms
9 3 (0.97%) ASIC
9 3 (0.97%) CPLD
9 3 (0.97%) Driving Licence
9 3 (0.97%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 3 (0.97%) Greenfield Project
9 3 (0.97%) VHDL
10 2 (0.65%) Blackberry
10 2 (0.65%) Replication
10 2 (0.65%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 53 (17.10%) Windows
2 24 (7.74%) Linux
3 22 (7.10%) Windows 10
4 14 (4.52%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (3.87%) Windows Server
5 12 (3.87%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (3.55%) Windows 7
7 6 (1.94%) Unix
8 4 (1.29%) Android
8 4 (1.29%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.65%) Windows Mobile
9 2 (0.65%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.32%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (37.10%) ITIL
2 106 (34.19%) Agile Software Development
3 52 (16.77%) ITIL V3
4 46 (14.84%) MVC
5 44 (14.19%) Cybersecurity
5 44 (14.19%) Problem Management
5 44 (14.19%) SOA
6 43 (13.87%) ITSM
7 39 (12.58%) Customer Requirements
8 36 (11.61%) Scrum
9 32 (10.32%) Mentoring
10 30 (9.68%) IT Strategy
11 29 (9.35%) Analytics
11 29 (9.35%) Service Management
11 29 (9.35%) TDD
12 28 (9.03%) Kanban
13 27 (8.71%) Incident Management
13 27 (8.71%) Service Design
14 23 (7.42%) Document Management
14 23 (7.42%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 55 (17.74%) C#
2 53 (17.10%) JavaScript
3 39 (12.58%) SQL
4 24 (7.74%) C
5 17 (5.48%) Java
6 16 (5.16%) VBScript
7 10 (3.23%) VB
8 9 (2.90%) PowerShell
9 7 (2.26%) C++
9 7 (2.26%) MATLAB
10 4 (1.29%) Ada
11 3 (0.97%) Assembly Language
12 2 (0.65%) Python
12 2 (0.65%) Scala
12 2 (0.65%) T-SQL
12 2 (0.65%) XAML
13 1 (0.32%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.32%) Bourne shell
13 1 (0.32%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.32%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 310 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 45 (14.52%) Degree
3 37 (11.94%) CISSP
4 35 (11.29%) DV Cleared
5 29 (9.35%) CISM
6 26 (8.39%) Cisco Certification
7 17 (5.48%) CESG Certified Professional
8 13 (4.19%) CCNA
8 13 (4.19%) CCNP
9 12 (3.87%) MCP
10 11 (3.55%) Microsoft Certification
11 10 (3.23%) ISEB
12 9 (2.90%) CREST Certified
13 8 (2.58%) MCSE
13 8 (2.58%) PhD
14 7 (2.26%) CEH
14 7 (2.26%) Computer Science Degree
14 7 (2.26%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 6 (1.94%) CCSE
15 6 (1.94%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (11.61%) SLA
2 19 (6.13%) Cyber Essentials
3 18 (5.81%) GDPR
4 8 (2.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.97%) ISO 22301
5 3 (0.97%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.97%) PMO
5 3 (0.97%) QA
6 2 (0.65%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 2 (0.65%) HIPAA
6 2 (0.65%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.65%) NIST 800
7 1 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 33 (10.65%) Active Directory
2 29 (9.35%) Docker
3 7 (2.26%) Hyper-V
4 5 (1.61%) Virtual Machines
4 5 (1.61%) vSphere
5 4 (1.29%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (0.97%) Firmware
7 1 (0.32%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.32%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.32%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 36 (11.61%) Ansible
1 36 (11.61%) Puppet
2 27 (8.71%) Terraform
3 16 (5.16%) Opscode Chef
4 10 (3.23%) BMC PATROL
4 10 (3.23%) Grafana
5 8 (2.58%) QRadar
6 4 (1.29%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 4 (1.29%) Network Intrusion Detection System
7 3 (0.97%) SCCM
8 2 (0.65%) Microsoft Intune
9 1 (0.32%) Backup Exec
9 1 (0.32%) Data Guard
9 1 (0.32%) McAfee ePO
9 1 (0.32%) Mesos
Vendors
1 107 (34.52%) Microsoft
2 39 (12.58%) Remedy
3 33 (10.65%) Sitecore
4 22 (7.10%) Cisco
5 21 (6.77%) Oracle
6 18 (5.81%) VMware
7 13 (4.19%) Splunk
8 11 (3.55%) Juniper
8 11 (3.55%) Sun
9 10 (3.23%) BMC
9 10 (3.23%) Nimsoft
10 9 (2.90%) F5
10 9 (2.90%) IBM
11 8 (2.58%) HP
12 6 (1.94%) CheckPoint
12 6 (1.94%) Citrix
12 6 (1.94%) PeopleSoft
13 5 (1.61%) Blue Coat
13 5 (1.61%) EMC
14 4 (1.29%) SAP