Period
to 23 November 2017

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

Security Clearance
England > Midlands
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 102 86 110
Rank change year-on-year -16 +24 -52
Permanent jobs citing Security Cleared 480 582 456
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 3.11% 3.21% 2.46%
As % of the Qualifications category 13.78% 12.49% 9.25%
Number of salaries quoted 322 348 388
Midlands median annual salary £55,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.22% - -18.18%
10th Percentile £26,250 £22,713 £20,500
90th Percentile £71,500 £73,750 £67,500
England median annual salary £46,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -3.16% +5.56% -5.26%

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 3484 4660 4929
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 22.56% 25.69% 26.63%
Number of salaries quoted 2743 3436 3817
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% - -

Security Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Security Cleared in the Midlands

Security Cleared
Salary Trend in the Midlands

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

Salary trend for Security Cleared in the Midlands

Security Cleared
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Security Cleared in the Midlands over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

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 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
West Midlands -6 350 £55,000 +15.79% 26
East Midlands -3 131 £52,500 +23.53% 11
Security Cleared
England

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT jobs citing Security 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 Security Cleared.

1 314 (65.42%) SC Cleared
2 170 (35.42%) Agile Software Development
3 152 (31.67%) Microsoft
4 136 (28.33%) ITIL
5 101 (21.04%) JavaScript
6 82 (17.08%) Puppet
7 79 (16.46%) SQL Server
8 77 (16.04%) Windows
9 72 (15.00%) HTML
10 69 (14.38%) SOA
11 67 (13.96%) Java
12 64 (13.33%) Ansible
13 63 (13.13%) Oracle
13 63 (13.13%) SLA
14 61 (12.71%) C#
14 61 (12.71%) Docker
15 60 (12.50%) Web Services
16 59 (12.29%) Analytical Skills
17 57 (11.88%) SQL
17 57 (11.88%) .NET
18 55 (11.46%) Degree
18 55 (11.46%) ITIL V3
19 54 (11.25%) Jenkins
19 54 (11.25%) DV Cleared
20 53 (11.04%) Cybersecurity
20 53 (11.04%) Microsoft Azure
21 52 (10.83%) MVC
22 51 (10.63%) CSS
23 49 (10.21%) ITSM
23 49 (10.21%) SOAP

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 44 (9.17%) BizTalk Server
2 38 (7.92%) IIS
3 27 (5.63%) SharePoint
4 26 (5.42%) Tomcat
5 25 (5.21%) Confluence
6 20 (4.17%) Apache
7 18 (3.75%) Documentum
8 13 (2.71%) JBoss
8 13 (2.71%) WebLogic
9 9 (1.88%) MS Exchange
10 8 (1.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 6 (1.25%) WebSphere
12 5 (1.04%) OpenStack
13 4 (0.83%) Amazon Alexa
14 3 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2007
15 2 (0.42%) Apache Spark
15 2 (0.42%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 2 (0.42%) CMS
15 2 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2013
15 2 (0.42%) Moodle
Applications
1 33 (6.88%) Microsoft Office
2 17 (3.54%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (1.46%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (0.83%) Chatbot
4 4 (0.83%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.63%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.42%) Microsoft Project
6 2 (0.42%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 40 (8.33%) Remedy ITSM
2 11 (2.29%) assyst
3 7 (1.46%) SAP HCM
3 7 (1.46%) SAP S/4HANA
4 6 (1.25%) PeopleSoft HCM
5 3 (0.63%) Maximo
6 2 (0.42%) SAP GTS
7 1 (0.21%) Oracle 11i
7 1 (0.21%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.21%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.21%) Oracle EBS R12
7 1 (0.21%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 53 (11.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 37 (7.71%) Amazon AWS
3 21 (4.38%) Office 365
4 13 (2.71%) SuccessFactors
5 9 (1.88%) AWS CloudFormation
6 8 (1.67%) Amazon EC2
7 7 (1.46%) Amazon S3
7 7 (1.46%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 7 (1.46%) AWS Lambda
7 7 (1.46%) GitHub
7 7 (1.46%) Serverless
8 5 (1.04%) Azure Active Directory
9 4 (0.83%) IaaS
9 4 (0.83%) PaaS
10 2 (0.42%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 2 (0.42%) Datadog
10 2 (0.42%) Google Cloud Platform
11 1 (0.21%) Cloud Computing
11 1 (0.21%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
11 1 (0.21%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (6.88%) Firewall
2 31 (6.46%) Network Security
3 29 (6.04%) Internet
4 23 (4.79%) TCP/IP
5 21 (4.38%) DNS
6 12 (2.50%) Intrusion Detection
7 10 (2.08%) WAN
8 8 (1.67%) LAN
9 7 (1.46%) Cisco ASA
10 6 (1.25%) SAN
11 5 (1.04%) BGP
11 5 (1.04%) MPLS
11 5 (1.04%) OSPF
11 5 (1.04%) TACACS
12 4 (0.83%) Cisco Nexus
12 4 (0.83%) DHCP
12 4 (0.83%) Wi-Fi
12 4 (0.83%) Wireless
12 4 (0.83%) Wireshark
13 3 (0.63%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (16.46%) SQL Server
2 38 (7.92%) PostgreSQL
2 38 (7.92%) SQL Server 2014
3 37 (7.71%) MySQL
4 30 (6.25%) NoSQL
5 19 (3.96%) Relational Database
6 8 (1.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 7 (1.46%) MariaDB
7 7 (1.46%) Oracle Database
7 7 (1.46%) Oracle Reports
8 6 (1.25%) SQL Server 2005
8 6 (1.25%) SQL Server 2008
8 6 (1.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 6 (1.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 6 (1.25%) SQLPlus
9 5 (1.04%) Big Data
9 5 (1.04%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (1.04%) DB2
9 5 (1.04%) MongoDB
9 5 (1.04%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 54 (11.25%) Jenkins
2 44 (9.17%) JIRA
3 35 (7.29%) Maven
4 34 (7.08%) Team Foundation Server
5 24 (5.00%) Subversion
5 24 (5.00%) TeamCity
6 20 (4.17%) Selenium
7 13 (2.71%) SoapUI
8 12 (2.50%) Git (software)
9 6 (1.25%) Visual Studio
10 4 (0.83%) Rational DOORS
10 4 (0.83%) Talend Open Studio
11 3 (0.63%) Toad
11 3 (0.63%) Vagrant
12 2 (0.42%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 2 (0.42%) Cucumber
12 2 (0.42%) JUnit
12 2 (0.42%) MSTest
12 2 (0.42%) SpecFlow
12 2 (0.42%) Travis CI
General
1 45 (9.38%) Finance
2 18 (3.75%) Manufacturing
3 12 (2.50%) Vietnamese Language
4 10 (2.08%) Legal
4 10 (2.08%) Publishing
5 9 (1.88%) Telecoms
6 8 (1.67%) Electronics
6 8 (1.67%) Retail
7 6 (1.25%) Military
8 5 (1.04%) Marketing
9 2 (0.42%) Billing
10 1 (0.21%) Advertising
10 1 (0.21%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.21%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 101 (21.04%) Developer
2 95 (19.79%) Analyst
3 52 (10.83%) Consultant
4 50 (10.42%) Architect
5 37 (7.71%) Applications Support
5 37 (7.71%) Java Developer
6 33 (6.88%) .NET Developer
7 21 (4.38%) Service Analyst
8 19 (3.96%) Support Engineer
9 18 (3.75%) Support Analyst
9 18 (3.75%) Test Analyst
10 17 (3.54%) Service Desk Analyst
11 16 (3.33%) Security Analyst
11 16 (3.33%) Security Architect
12 15 (3.13%) Junior
12 15 (3.13%) SAP Consultant
12 15 (3.13%) Senior Analyst
12 15 (3.13%) Solutions Architect
13 14 (2.92%) Applications Developer
13 14 (2.92%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (15.00%) HTML
2 60 (12.50%) Web Services
3 57 (11.88%) .NET
4 51 (10.63%) CSS
5 49 (10.21%) SOAP
6 42 (8.75%) jQuery
7 40 (8.33%) Spring
8 39 (8.13%) ASP.NET Web API
8 39 (8.13%) REST
8 39 (8.13%) WCF
9 37 (7.71%) Entity Framework
10 36 (7.50%) Hibernate
11 29 (6.04%) Ajax
11 29 (6.04%) AngularJS
12 19 (3.96%) XML
13 18 (3.75%) Middleware
14 16 (3.33%) JPA
15 14 (2.92%) Spring MVC
16 12 (2.50%) Elastic Stack
16 12 (2.50%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 59 (12.29%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (5.21%) Data Centre
2 25 (5.21%) Enterprise Software
3 24 (5.00%) Management Information System
4 19 (3.96%) Public Cloud
5 11 (2.29%) Computer Science
5 11 (2.29%) Cyber Attack
6 7 (1.46%) Freedom of Information
7 6 (1.25%) CMDB
7 6 (1.25%) Driving Licence
8 5 (1.04%) Cyberthreat
8 5 (1.04%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 5 (1.04%) PKI
8 5 (1.04%) VHDL
9 4 (0.83%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 4 (0.83%) Robotics
10 3 (0.63%) Algorithms
10 3 (0.63%) CPLD
10 3 (0.63%) Greenfield Project
10 3 (0.63%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 77 (16.04%) Windows
2 31 (6.46%) Linux
3 26 (5.42%) Windows Server
4 23 (4.79%) Windows Server 2012
5 22 (4.58%) Windows 10
5 22 (4.58%) Windows Server 2008
6 16 (3.33%) Windows 7
7 11 (2.29%) Unix
8 5 (1.04%) Android
9 3 (0.63%) Apple iOS
9 3 (0.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.42%) CentOS
10 2 (0.42%) DC/OS
10 2 (0.42%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.42%) Windows Mobile
10 2 (0.42%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (0.42%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.21%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.21%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 170 (35.42%) Agile Software Development
2 136 (28.33%) ITIL
3 69 (14.38%) SOA
4 55 (11.46%) ITIL V3
5 53 (11.04%) Cybersecurity
6 52 (10.83%) MVC
7 49 (10.21%) ITSM
8 47 (9.79%) Problem Management
9 46 (9.58%) Customer Requirements
9 46 (9.58%) Mentoring
9 46 (9.58%) Scrum
10 44 (9.17%) Presales
10 44 (9.17%) SDLC
11 42 (8.75%) Document Management
12 40 (8.33%) Service Delivery
13 37 (7.71%) Analytics
14 35 (7.29%) Kanban
14 35 (7.29%) Test Automation
15 34 (7.08%) SIEM
16 33 (6.88%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 101 (21.04%) JavaScript
2 67 (13.96%) Java
3 61 (12.71%) C#
4 57 (11.88%) SQL
5 27 (5.63%) C
5 27 (5.63%) PHP
6 18 (3.75%) VBScript
7 13 (2.71%) PowerShell
8 11 (2.29%) VB
9 10 (2.08%) C++
10 9 (1.88%) MATLAB
10 9 (1.88%) Python
11 5 (1.04%) ABAP
11 5 (1.04%) Shell Script
12 4 (0.83%) Ada
12 4 (0.83%) SPARQL
12 4 (0.83%) XPath
12 4 (0.83%) XQuery
13 3 (0.63%) Perl
13 3 (0.63%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 314 (65.42%) SC Cleared
2 55 (11.46%) Degree
3 54 (11.25%) DV Cleared
4 38 (7.92%) CISSP
5 29 (6.04%) CISM
6 28 (5.83%) Cisco Certification
7 25 (5.21%) MCP
7 25 (5.21%) Microsoft Certification
8 22 (4.58%) MCSE
9 17 (3.54%) CESG Certified Professional
10 14 (2.92%) CCNA
10 14 (2.92%) CCNP
11 12 (2.50%) Citrix Certification
12 11 (2.29%) ISEB
13 10 (2.08%) Computer Science Degree
14 9 (1.88%) CREST Certified
15 8 (1.67%) CEH
15 8 (1.67%) PhD
16 7 (1.46%) BPSS Clearance
16 7 (1.46%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 63 (13.13%) SLA
2 20 (4.17%) Disclosure Scotland
3 18 (3.75%) Cyber Essentials
3 18 (3.75%) GDPR
4 10 (2.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 7 (1.46%) NIST 800
6 5 (1.04%) PCI DSS
7 4 (0.83%) QA
8 3 (0.63%) ISO 22301
8 3 (0.63%) PMO
9 2 (0.42%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 2 (0.42%) DO-254
9 2 (0.42%) ISO 9001
10 1 (0.21%) GPG13
10 1 (0.21%) HIPAA
10 1 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 61 (12.71%) Docker
2 49 (10.21%) Active Directory
3 19 (3.96%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (2.50%) Hyper-V
5 9 (1.88%) Virtual Machines
6 7 (1.46%) Firmware
7 6 (1.25%) vSphere
8 2 (0.42%) Oracle RAC
8 2 (0.42%) VirtualBox
9 1 (0.21%) Apache Flume
9 1 (0.21%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.21%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.21%) Xen
9 1 (0.21%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 82 (17.08%) Puppet
2 64 (13.33%) Ansible
3 32 (6.67%) Terraform
4 23 (4.79%) Opscode Chef
5 11 (2.29%) BMC PATROL
6 9 (1.88%) Grafana
7 8 (1.67%) QRadar
8 7 (1.46%) Kubernetes
8 7 (1.46%) ZABBIX
9 6 (1.25%) SCCM
10 4 (0.83%) Backup Exec
10 4 (0.83%) Host Intrusion Detection System
10 4 (0.83%) Network Intrusion Detection System
10 4 (0.83%) SCOrch
11 3 (0.63%) NetBackup
11 3 (0.63%) SCOM
12 2 (0.42%) Data Guard
12 2 (0.42%) Docker Swarm
12 2 (0.42%) Microsoft Intune
12 2 (0.42%) Packer
Vendors
1 152 (31.67%) Microsoft
2 63 (13.13%) Oracle
3 46 (9.58%) Remedy
4 36 (7.50%) VMware
5 35 (7.29%) Sitecore
6 25 (5.21%) EMC
7 24 (5.00%) Cisco
8 21 (4.38%) SAP
9 18 (3.75%) Pega
10 16 (3.33%) IBM
10 16 (3.33%) Splunk
11 15 (3.13%) BMC
12 12 (2.50%) Citrix
12 12 (2.50%) Juniper
13 11 (2.29%) Nimsoft
13 11 (2.29%) Sun
14 10 (2.08%) F5
14 10 (2.08%) ServiceNow
15 8 (1.67%) HP
16 6 (1.25%) CheckPoint