Period
to

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the Midlands with a requirement for Security Cleared qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 22 May 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Clearance
England > Midlands
6 months to
22 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 53 54 45
Rank change year-on-year +1 -9 +3
Permanent jobs citing Security Cleared 546 385 360
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 4.96% 4.71% 4.94%
As % of the Qualifications category 17.39% 23.52% 21.18%
Number of salaries quoted 217 228 249
10th Percentile £26,800 £36,250 £27,500
25th Percentile £38,750 £41,188 £35,846
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £60,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year -16.67% +33.33% -10.00%
75th Percentile £67,500 £72,500 £60,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +1.94%

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 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 3,139 1,637 1,700
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 28.51% 20.04% 23.32%
Number of salaries quoted 1,550 1,033 1,357
10th Percentile £26,475 £27,500 £26,250
25th Percentile £35,125 £35,000 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £46,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +2.22% -5.26% +11.76%
75th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £60,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £75,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%

Security Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

Job postings citing Security Cleared as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Security Cleared in the Midlands

Security Cleared
Salary Trend in the Midlands

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Security Cleared in the Midlands.

Salary trend for Security Cleared in the Midlands

Security Cleared
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing Security Cleared in the Midlands over the 6 months to 22 May 2022.

Salary histogram for Security Cleared in the Midlands

Security 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 Security Cleared within the Midlands region over the 6 months to 22 May 2022. 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
Jobs
West Midlands -23 340 £51,500 -14.17% 48
East Midlands +75 194 £47,500 -17.39% 26
Security Cleared
England

For the 6 months to 22 May 2022, 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 Midlands region with a requirement for Security Cleared.

1 367 (67.22%) SC Cleared
2 201 (36.81%) Agile
3 139 (25.46%) Social Skills
4 128 (23.44%) Azure
5 124 (22.71%) Microsoft
6 122 (22.34%) Public Sector
7 107 (19.60%) DevOps
8 99 (18.13%) Problem-Solving
9 90 (16.48%) DV Cleared
10 81 (14.84%) Service Design
11 79 (14.47%) AWS
12 69 (12.64%) Python
12 69 (12.64%) Analytics
13 67 (12.27%) Windows
13 67 (12.27%) Cisco
14 63 (11.54%) NEC
15 61 (11.17%) Software Engineering
16 60 (10.99%) SQL
16 60 (10.99%) ITIL
17 59 (10.81%) Cisco Certification
17 59 (10.81%) Degree
18 56 (10.26%) JavaScript
19 55 (10.07%) Project Delivery
20 53 (9.71%) Inclusion and Diversity
21 52 (9.52%) Terraform
21 52 (9.52%) Coaching
21 52 (9.52%) Firewall
21 52 (9.52%) CSS
22 51 (9.34%) Oracle
23 50 (9.16%) TCP/IP

Security 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 18 (3.30%) IIS
2 16 (2.93%) GeoServer
3 13 (2.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 13 (2.38%) Oracle Workflow
3 13 (2.38%) WebLogic
3 13 (2.38%) WebLogic Portal
4 9 (1.65%) Appian
5 7 (1.28%) Confluence
5 7 (1.28%) SharePoint
6 3 (0.55%) Apache Spark
7 2 (0.37%) ArcGIS
7 2 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (0.37%) MS Exchange
7 2 (0.37%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.18%) Apache
8 1 (0.18%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.18%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 45 (8.24%) Microsoft Office
2 15 (2.75%) Microsoft Excel
3 13 (2.38%) Sketch
4 8 (1.47%) Simulink
5 7 (1.28%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 6 (1.10%) Microsoft Project
7 4 (0.73%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.18%) InVision
Business Applications
1 6 (1.10%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 5 (0.92%) Oracle BPM
2 5 (0.92%) SAP S/4HANA
3 4 (0.73%) assyst
3 4 (0.73%) SAP SD
4 3 (0.55%) Sentinel
5 1 (0.18%) Maximo
5 1 (0.18%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.18%) SAP EWM
Cloud Services
1 128 (23.44%) Azure
2 79 (14.47%) AWS
3 33 (6.04%) Azure Active Directory
4 29 (5.31%) Azure Key Vault
5 28 (5.13%) Azure Monitor
6 25 (4.58%) Microsoft 365
7 15 (2.75%) Google Workspace
8 13 (2.38%) Figma
9 12 (2.20%) Miro
10 9 (1.65%) SaaS
11 6 (1.10%) IaaS
11 6 (1.10%) PaaS
12 5 (0.92%) GCP
13 4 (0.73%) AWS CloudFormation
13 4 (0.73%) Power Platform
14 3 (0.55%) Azure Sentinel
14 3 (0.55%) Cloud Computing
15 2 (0.37%) Dynamics 365
15 2 (0.37%) Power Automate
15 2 (0.37%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 52 (9.52%) Firewall
2 50 (9.16%) TCP/IP
3 40 (7.33%) Cisco ASA
4 25 (4.58%) HTTP
5 22 (4.03%) WAN
6 20 (3.66%) DNS
7 14 (2.56%) Internet
8 13 (2.38%) DHCP
8 13 (2.38%) Wireless
9 12 (2.20%) SD-WAN
10 9 (1.65%) Cisco Nexus
11 6 (1.10%) Wi-Fi
12 5 (0.92%) MIMO
12 5 (0.92%) Software-Defined Radio
13 3 (0.55%) Kerberos
13 3 (0.55%) LAN
13 3 (0.55%) SSH
14 2 (0.37%) SAN
14 2 (0.37%) SMTP
14 2 (0.37%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (6.78%) SQL Server
2 23 (4.21%) Relational Database
3 22 (4.03%) PostgreSQL
4 18 (3.30%) GIS
4 18 (3.30%) Oracle Database
5 16 (2.93%) QGIS
6 10 (1.83%) Data Warehouse
7 8 (1.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 8 (1.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 7 (1.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 6 (1.10%) Cognos Framework Manager
10 4 (0.73%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 4 (0.73%) MySQL
10 4 (0.73%) NoSQL
11 3 (0.55%) Amazon RDS
11 3 (0.55%) Data Lake
11 3 (0.55%) Hadoop
11 3 (0.55%) Power BI
11 3 (0.55%) RDBMS
12 2 (0.37%) Geospatial Data
Development Applications
1 16 (2.93%) JIRA
2 14 (2.56%) Jenkins
3 12 (2.20%) Git (software)
4 9 (1.65%) Rational DOORS
4 9 (1.65%) Visual Studio
5 8 (1.47%) Selenium
6 7 (1.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 7 (1.28%) Bitbucket
7 6 (1.10%) GitLab
8 5 (0.92%) Oracle APEX
9 2 (0.37%) Cucumber
9 2 (0.37%) Hudson
9 2 (0.37%) IntelliJ
9 2 (0.37%) Maven
9 2 (0.37%) Subversion
9 2 (0.37%) TestRail
9 2 (0.37%) Vagrant
10 1 (0.18%) Gerrit
10 1 (0.18%) Postman
10 1 (0.18%) SoapUI
General
1 139 (25.46%) Social Skills
2 122 (22.34%) Public Sector
3 53 (9.71%) Inclusion and Diversity
4 37 (6.78%) Analytical Skills
4 37 (6.78%) Influencing Skills
5 36 (6.59%) Aerospace
6 34 (6.23%) Finance
7 29 (5.31%) Publishing
8 28 (5.13%) Manufacturing
9 26 (4.76%) Local Government
10 20 (3.66%) Aviation
11 17 (3.11%) Legal
12 16 (2.93%) Electronics
13 15 (2.75%) Law
14 14 (2.56%) Documentation Skills
15 12 (2.20%) Back Office
16 10 (1.83%) Retail
16 10 (1.83%) Telecoms
17 9 (1.65%) Presentation Skills
18 6 (1.10%) Organisational Skills
Job Titles
1 65 (11.90%) Analyst
2 56 (10.26%) Architect
3 50 (9.16%) DevOps Engineer
4 43 (7.88%) Developer
5 37 (6.78%) Software Engineer
6 32 (5.86%) Consultant
7 29 (5.31%) Project Manager
8 27 (4.95%) Administrator
8 27 (4.95%) Network Architect
9 26 (4.76%) Designer
9 26 (4.76%) IT Support
10 21 (3.85%) .NET Developer
10 21 (3.85%) Senior Developer
11 20 (3.66%) Software Developer
11 20 (3.66%) Technical Architect
12 19 (3.48%) .NET Software Developer
13 18 (3.30%) Senior .NET Developer
14 17 (3.11%) Network Engineer
14 17 (3.11%) Senior .NET Software Developer
14 17 (3.11%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (9.52%) CSS
2 42 (7.69%) .NET
3 37 (6.78%) HTML
4 29 (5.31%) ARM Templates
5 28 (5.13%) OAuth
5 28 (5.13%) OAuth2
6 24 (4.40%) React
6 24 (4.40%) XML
7 21 (3.85%) .NET Framework
7 21 (3.85%) ASP.NET Web API
7 21 (3.85%) jQuery
8 20 (3.66%) Entity Framework
8 20 (3.66%) Web Services
9 19 (3.48%) Ajax
9 19 (3.48%) Kendo UI
9 19 (3.48%) LINQ
9 19 (3.48%) Razor View Engine
9 19 (3.48%) WCF
10 16 (2.93%) Leaflet
10 16 (2.93%) PostGIS
Miscellaneous
1 44 (8.06%) Virtual Team
2 43 (7.88%) Management Information System
3 36 (6.59%) NHS
4 33 (6.04%) Self-Motivation
5 23 (4.21%) Data Centre
5 23 (4.21%) User Experience
6 21 (3.85%) Public Cloud
7 20 (3.66%) Algorithms
8 12 (2.20%) Graphic Design
9 11 (2.01%) FPGA
9 11 (2.01%) PropTech
10 10 (1.83%) Embedded Systems
10 10 (1.83%) GNSS
11 8 (1.47%) Social Media
11 8 (1.47%) VHDL
12 7 (1.28%) Cloud Native
12 7 (1.28%) Driving Licence
12 7 (1.28%) IoT
13 6 (1.10%) PKI
14 4 (0.73%) e-Learning
Operating Systems
1 67 (12.27%) Windows
2 49 (8.97%) Linux
3 31 (5.68%) Unix
4 18 (3.30%) Ubuntu
5 17 (3.11%) Windows Server 2019
6 16 (2.93%) Solaris
6 16 (2.93%) Windows Server 2008
7 15 (2.75%) Windows Server
8 7 (1.28%) Windows 10
9 6 (1.10%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (1.10%) Windows Server 2016
10 3 (0.55%) CentOS
10 3 (0.55%) Windows 7
11 2 (0.37%) Android
11 2 (0.37%) Debian
11 2 (0.37%) SUSE
11 2 (0.37%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.18%) AIX
12 1 (0.18%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 201 (36.81%) Agile
2 107 (19.60%) DevOps
3 99 (18.13%) Problem-Solving
4 81 (14.84%) Service Design
5 69 (12.64%) Analytics
6 61 (11.17%) Software Engineering
7 60 (10.99%) ITIL
8 55 (10.07%) Project Delivery
9 52 (9.52%) Coaching
10 49 (8.97%) Cybersecurity
11 47 (8.61%) Service Delivery
12 46 (8.42%) Systems Engineering
13 44 (8.06%) Project Management
14 42 (7.69%) Decision-Making
14 42 (7.69%) Mathematics
15 40 (7.33%) Presales
16 38 (6.96%) User Research
17 37 (6.78%) Infrastructure as Code
18 36 (6.59%) Network Virtualisation
18 36 (6.59%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 69 (12.64%) Python
2 60 (10.99%) SQL
3 56 (10.26%) JavaScript
4 44 (8.06%) C#
5 37 (6.78%) Java
6 28 (5.13%) PowerShell
7 24 (4.40%) T-SQL
8 23 (4.21%) C
8 23 (4.21%) C++
9 21 (3.85%) Bash
10 20 (3.66%) MATLAB
10 20 (3.66%) TypeScript
11 8 (1.47%) Assembly Language
12 7 (1.28%) Perl
13 5 (0.92%) Ruby
14 4 (0.73%) Embedded C++
14 4 (0.73%) Go
14 4 (0.73%) VB
15 2 (0.37%) U-SQL
16 1 (0.18%) Rust
Qualifications
1 367 (67.22%) SC Cleared
2 90 (16.48%) DV Cleared
3 59 (10.81%) Cisco Certification
3 59 (10.81%) Degree
4 32 (5.86%) CCNP
5 23 (4.21%) Microsoft Certification
6 22 (4.03%) CCNA
7 18 (3.30%) DBS Check
8 13 (2.38%) CISM
8 13 (2.38%) CISSP
9 12 (2.20%) BPSS Clearance
10 9 (1.65%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 8 (1.47%) CCIE
11 8 (1.47%) CCIE Routing and Switching
12 6 (1.10%) CISA
13 5 (0.92%) HNC
14 4 (0.73%) Chartered Engineer
14 4 (0.73%) MCSA
15 3 (0.55%) MCSE
15 3 (0.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (8.97%) JSP 440
2 36 (6.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 34 (6.23%) Accessibility
4 31 (5.68%) SLA
5 19 (3.48%) NCSC
6 16 (2.93%) Cyber Essentials
7 14 (2.56%) QA
8 13 (2.38%) GDPR
9 12 (2.20%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 12 (2.20%) WCAG
10 8 (1.47%) NIST
10 8 (1.47%) TickIT
11 5 (0.92%) PMO
12 4 (0.73%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 2 (0.37%) PCI DSS
14 1 (0.18%) COBIT
14 1 (0.18%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
14 1 (0.18%) ISO 9000
14 1 (0.18%) ISO 9001
14 1 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 17025
System Software
1 44 (8.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 41 (7.51%) Active Directory
3 23 (4.21%) Docker
4 15 (2.75%) Virtual Machines
5 13 (2.38%) Hyper-V
6 4 (0.73%) Citrix Hypervisor
6 4 (0.73%) vSphere
7 3 (0.55%) Terminal Services
8 2 (0.37%) XenApp
8 2 (0.37%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.18%) BitLocker
9 1 (0.18%) Firmware
9 1 (0.18%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 52 (9.52%) Terraform
2 24 (4.40%) Ansible
3 23 (4.21%) Kubernetes
4 12 (2.20%) Puppet
5 6 (1.10%) SCCM
6 5 (0.92%) Backup Exec
6 5 (0.92%) Opscode Chef
7 4 (0.73%) CFEngine
7 4 (0.73%) Failover Clustering
7 4 (0.73%) McAfee ePO
7 4 (0.73%) Packer
8 3 (0.55%) Active Directory Federation Services
8 3 (0.55%) Consul
8 3 (0.55%) Docker Swarm
8 3 (0.55%) Kibana
8 3 (0.55%) Microsoft Clustering
8 3 (0.55%) Norton AntiVirus
8 3 (0.55%) Single Sign-On
9 2 (0.37%) Nagios
9 2 (0.37%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 124 (22.71%) Microsoft
2 67 (12.27%) Cisco
3 63 (11.54%) NEC
4 51 (9.34%) Oracle
5 46 (8.42%) Palo Alto
6 44 (8.06%) VMware
7 41 (7.51%) SolarWinds
8 39 (7.14%) Northgate
9 21 (3.85%) Adobe
9 21 (3.85%) Apple
10 19 (3.48%) Dell
10 19 (3.48%) SAP
11 18 (3.30%) Google
12 14 (2.56%) Aruba
12 14 (2.56%) Fortinet
12 14 (2.56%) QinetiQ
13 10 (1.83%) HP
13 10 (1.83%) Juniper
14 9 (1.65%) F5
15 8 (1.47%) Citrix