Period
to 21 September 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North East with a requirement for SC Cleared qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 21 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Check (SC) Clearance
England > North East
6 months to
21 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 60 68 90
Rank change year-on-year +8 +22 +23
Permanent jobs citing SC Cleared 51 3 9
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North East 4.19% 0.45% 0.76%
As % of the Qualifications category 21.98% 2.75% 3.27%
Number of salaries quoted 49 2 6
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £54,000 £45,000 £35,000
Median % change year-on-year +20.00% +28.57% -32.37%
England median annual salary £60,000 £54,380 £53,500
% change year-on-year +10.33% +1.64% +7.00%

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 the North East with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
North East
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 232 109 275
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 19.06% 16.44% 23.15%
Number of salaries quoted 177 89 154
10th Percentile £25,500 £22,250 £23,200
25th Percentile £32,500 £32,750 £29,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £43,500 £41,000 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year +6.10% +2.50% -
75th Percentile £56,750 £52,500 £52,500
90th Percentile £71,250 £62,500 £67,050
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -

SC Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

Job postings citing SC Cleared as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the North East.

Job vacancy trend for SC Cleared in the North East

SC Cleared
Salary Trend in the North East

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing SC Cleared in the North East.

Salary trend for SC Cleared in the North East

SC Cleared
Salary Histogram in the North East

Salary distribution for jobs citing SC Cleared in the North East over the 6 months to 21 September 2021.

Salary histogram for SC Cleared in the North East

SC Cleared
Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SC Cleared within the North East region over the 6 months to 21 September 2021. 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
Tyne and Wear +12 46 £55,000 +22.22% 4
Durham - 4 £38,000 -
SC Cleared
England

For the 6 months to 21 September 2021, IT jobs citing SC 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 North East region with a requirement for SC Cleared.

1 51 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 25 (49.02%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (43.14%) Azure
4 19 (37.25%) DevOps
5 16 (31.37%) Kubernetes
6 14 (27.45%) AWS
6 14 (27.45%) Linux
7 12 (23.53%) Configuration Management
7 12 (23.53%) Terraform
8 11 (21.57%) Problem-Solving
8 11 (21.57%) SaaS
8 11 (21.57%) PaaS
8 11 (21.57%) Jenkins
9 10 (19.61%) GitLab
9 10 (19.61%) Analytical Skills
9 10 (19.61%) Infrastructure as Code
9 10 (19.61%) Java
10 9 (17.65%) SQL
10 9 (17.65%) Python
10 9 (17.65%) Git (software)
10 9 (17.65%) Docker
10 9 (17.65%) IaaS
10 9 (17.65%) Puppet
11 8 (15.69%) Mentoring
11 8 (15.69%) Technical Leadership
11 8 (15.69%) Public Sector
11 8 (15.69%) Software Delivery
11 8 (15.69%) Change Management
12 7 (13.73%) Perl
12 7 (13.73%) ISO/IEC 27001

SC Cleared
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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 2 (3.92%) Apache Spark
Business Applications
1 4 (7.84%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (1.96%) Oracle Payroll
Cloud Services
1 22 (43.14%) Azure
2 14 (27.45%) AWS
3 11 (21.57%) PaaS
3 11 (21.57%) SaaS
4 9 (17.65%) IaaS
5 5 (9.80%) AWS CloudFormation
6 4 (7.84%) GCP
6 4 (7.84%) Slack
7 3 (5.88%) OpenShift
8 1 (1.96%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.92%) DHCP
1 2 (3.92%) DNS
1 2 (3.92%) Structured Cabling
1 2 (3.92%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.96%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (1.96%) Firewall
2 1 (1.96%) SNMP
2 1 (1.96%) VLAN
2 1 (1.96%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (11.76%) Big Data
2 4 (7.84%) Essbase
2 4 (7.84%) Oracle BI EE
2 4 (7.84%) Oracle Exadata
3 3 (5.88%) NoSQL
4 2 (3.92%) Apache Hive
4 2 (3.92%) Hadoop
4 2 (3.92%) Impala
5 1 (1.96%) Data Lake
5 1 (1.96%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 11 (21.57%) Jenkins
2 10 (19.61%) GitLab
3 9 (17.65%) Git (software)
4 7 (13.73%) JIRA
5 6 (11.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 5 (9.80%) CircleCI
7 4 (7.84%) Cucumber
7 4 (7.84%) JMeter
7 4 (7.84%) NeoLoad
7 4 (7.84%) Selenium
8 3 (5.88%) Subversion
9 2 (3.92%) LoadRunner
9 2 (3.92%) TeamCity
General
1 10 (19.61%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (15.69%) Public Sector
3 4 (7.84%) Finance
4 3 (5.88%) Social Skills
5 2 (3.92%) Influencing Skills
6 1 (1.96%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (23.53%) DevOps Engineer
2 6 (11.76%) Architect
2 6 (11.76%) AWS DevOps
2 6 (11.76%) AWS DevOps Engineer
2 6 (11.76%) AWS Engineer
2 6 (11.76%) Azure Engineer
2 6 (11.76%) Consultant
3 5 (9.80%) Analyst
3 5 (9.80%) Azure DevOps Engineer
3 5 (9.80%) Lead Architect
3 5 (9.80%) Platform Engineer
3 5 (9.80%) Risk Consultant
4 4 (7.84%) Agile Business Analyst
4 4 (7.84%) Business Analyst
4 4 (7.84%) Oracle Architect
4 4 (7.84%) Site Engineer
4 4 (7.84%) Site Reliability Engineer
5 3 (5.88%) Java Software Engineer
5 3 (5.88%) Software Engineer
5 3 (5.88%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.80%) ARM Templates
2 3 (5.88%) Elastic Stack
2 3 (5.88%) Hibernate
2 3 (5.88%) Spring
3 2 (3.92%) XML
3 2 (3.92%) XML Messaging
4 1 (1.96%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.80%) BYOD
1 5 (9.80%) Public Cloud
2 4 (7.84%) Cloud Native
2 4 (7.84%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (3.92%) Data Centre
3 2 (3.92%) Fibre Optics
3 2 (3.92%) User Experience
3 2 (3.92%) Virtual Team
4 1 (1.96%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.96%) EPoS
4 1 (1.96%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 14 (27.45%) Linux
2 5 (9.80%) Unix
2 5 (9.80%) Windows
3 2 (3.92%) Windows Server
3 2 (3.92%) Windows Server 2016
4 1 (1.96%) CentOS
4 1 (1.96%) Mac OS
4 1 (1.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.96%) Windows 10
4 1 (1.96%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.96%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (49.02%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (37.25%) DevOps
3 12 (23.53%) Configuration Management
4 11 (21.57%) Problem-Solving
5 10 (19.61%) Infrastructure as Code
6 8 (15.69%) Change Management
6 8 (15.69%) Mentoring
6 8 (15.69%) Software Delivery
6 8 (15.69%) Technical Leadership
7 6 (11.76%) Acceptance Criteria
7 6 (11.76%) Analytics
7 6 (11.76%) Load Balancing
7 6 (11.76%) Scrum
8 5 (9.80%) Cybersecurity
8 5 (9.80%) Information Security
8 5 (9.80%) Migration
8 5 (9.80%) Risk Assessment
8 5 (9.80%) Risk Management
8 5 (9.80%) Waterfall
9 4 (7.84%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (19.61%) Java
2 9 (17.65%) Python
2 9 (17.65%) SQL
3 7 (13.73%) Bash Shell
3 7 (13.73%) Perl
4 5 (9.80%) PowerShell
5 4 (7.84%) JavaScript
6 2 (3.92%) Go
6 2 (3.92%) Ruby
6 2 (3.92%) Scala
7 1 (1.96%) C#
Qualifications
1 51 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (9.80%) CESG Certified Professional
2 5 (9.80%) CISM
2 5 (9.80%) CISSP
3 4 (7.84%) Degree
3 4 (7.84%) Oracle Certification
4 2 (3.92%) CCNA
4 2 (3.92%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (3.92%) MCSE
4 2 (3.92%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.96%) A+ Certification
5 1 (1.96%) AWS Certification
5 1 (1.96%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.96%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (13.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (9.80%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 5 (9.80%) ISO/IEC 27005
2 5 (9.80%) NCSC
3 4 (7.84%) QA
3 4 (7.84%) SLA
4 1 (1.96%) Data Quality
System Software
1 9 (17.65%) Docker
2 2 (3.92%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 16 (31.37%) Kubernetes
2 12 (23.53%) Terraform
3 9 (17.65%) Puppet
4 7 (13.73%) Ansible
5 6 (11.76%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (9.80%) CFEngine
7 4 (7.84%) Istio
8 3 (5.88%) Packer
9 2 (3.92%) Grafana
9 2 (3.92%) Prometheus
10 1 (1.96%) Consul
10 1 (1.96%) Docker Swarm
10 1 (1.96%) Graphite
Vendors
1 5 (9.80%) Oracle
2 4 (7.84%) Delphix
2 4 (7.84%) Hyperion
3 3 (5.88%) Cisco
4 2 (3.92%) CheckPoint
4 2 (3.92%) Cloudera
4 2 (3.92%) Dell
4 2 (3.92%) F5
4 2 (3.92%) HP
4 2 (3.92%) New Relic
4 2 (3.92%) Riverbed
5 1 (1.96%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.96%) Splunk