Period
to 18 January 2022

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 18 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Check (SC) Clearance
England > North East
6 months to
18 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 60 82 97
Rank change year-on-year +22 +15 -1
Permanent jobs citing SC Cleared 50 3 4
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North East 3.83% 0.33% 0.32%
As % of the Qualifications category 14.71% 1.97% 1.64%
Number of salaries quoted 47 2 3
10th Percentile £19,313 - -
25th Percentile £22,500 £61,250 £71,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £42,500 £62,500 £74,000
Median % change year-on-year -32.00% -15.54% +71.98%
75th Percentile £68,125 £63,750 £77,000
90th Percentile £77,000 - -
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £53,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +8.49% +6.00%

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 340 152 244
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 26.05% 16.74% 19.37%
Number of salaries quoted 216 102 142
10th Percentile £24,250 £25,525 £19,750
25th Percentile £32,500 £34,734 £26,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £40,000 £44,000 £38,329
Median % change year-on-year -9.09% +14.80% -10.92%
75th Percentile £48,750 £57,500 £47,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £62,500 £48,625
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 18 January 2022.

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 18 January 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
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear +13 41 £46,000 -26.40% 8
Durham - 8 £33,000 - 3
SC Cleared
England

For the 6 months to 18 January 2022, 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 50 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 22 (44.00%) Incident Management
3 21 (42.00%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (42.00%) Windows
4 20 (40.00%) SLA
5 19 (38.00%) Windows 10
6 18 (36.00%) Major Incident Management
6 18 (36.00%) Management Information System
7 14 (28.00%) DevOps
8 13 (26.00%) Azure
9 10 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
10 9 (18.00%) Jenkins
10 9 (18.00%) Kubernetes
10 9 (18.00%) Python
11 8 (16.00%) Configuration Management
11 8 (16.00%) Mentoring
11 8 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
11 8 (16.00%) Docker
11 8 (16.00%) AWS
11 8 (16.00%) SaaS
12 7 (14.00%) PaaS
12 7 (14.00%) Puppet
12 7 (14.00%) Infrastructure as Code
12 7 (14.00%) Public Sector
12 7 (14.00%) Terraform
12 7 (14.00%) Linux
12 7 (14.00%) QA
12 7 (14.00%) PowerShell
13 6 (12.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 6 (12.00%) Load Balancing

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 1 (2.00%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Oracle Payroll
Cloud Services
1 13 (26.00%) Azure
2 8 (16.00%) AWS
2 8 (16.00%) SaaS
3 7 (14.00%) PaaS
4 5 (10.00%) AWS CloudFormation
4 5 (10.00%) IaaS
5 4 (8.00%) Slack
6 3 (6.00%) GitHub
7 2 (4.00%) GCP
8 1 (2.00%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (2.00%) Firewall
1 1 (2.00%) NetScaler
1 1 (2.00%) SNMP
1 1 (2.00%) VLAN
1 1 (2.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.00%) NoSQL
1 2 (4.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (2.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (18.00%) Jenkins
2 6 (12.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 6 (12.00%) GitLab
3 5 (10.00%) CircleCI
3 5 (10.00%) JIRA
4 4 (8.00%) Git (software)
5 1 (2.00%) ERwin
5 1 (2.00%) PVCS
5 1 (2.00%) Subversion
General
1 8 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (14.00%) Public Sector
3 4 (8.00%) Finance
3 4 (8.00%) Social Skills
4 2 (4.00%) Retail
5 1 (2.00%) Influencing Skills
5 1 (2.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 20 (40.00%) Analyst
2 15 (30.00%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
2 15 (30.00%) Service Analyst
2 15 (30.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 8 (16.00%) DevOps Engineer
4 6 (12.00%) AWS DevOps
4 6 (12.00%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 6 (12.00%) AWS Engineer
4 6 (12.00%) Azure DevOps Engineer
4 6 (12.00%) Azure Engineer
5 5 (10.00%) Business Analyst
5 5 (10.00%) Platform Engineer
6 4 (8.00%) Agile Business Analyst
7 3 (6.00%) Consultant
7 3 (6.00%) Head of Engineering
7 3 (6.00%) IT Support
7 3 (6.00%) Service Desk Support
7 3 (6.00%) Service Desk Support Analyst
7 3 (6.00%) Support Analyst
7 3 (6.00%) User Researcher
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.00%) ARM Templates
2 1 (2.00%) CSS
2 1 (2.00%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (2.00%) Hibernate
2 1 (2.00%) HTML
2 1 (2.00%) JSON
2 1 (2.00%) Node.js
2 1 (2.00%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (2.00%) Play Framework
2 1 (2.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 18 (36.00%) Management Information System
2 5 (10.00%) Public Cloud
3 3 (6.00%) e-Learning
3 3 (6.00%) User Experience
3 3 (6.00%) Virtual Team
4 2 (4.00%) BYOD
5 1 (2.00%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.00%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 21 (42.00%) Windows
2 19 (38.00%) Windows 10
3 7 (14.00%) Linux
4 6 (12.00%) Unix
5 2 (4.00%) Windows 7
5 2 (4.00%) Windows Server
6 1 (2.00%) CentOS
6 1 (2.00%) Mac OS
6 1 (2.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (2.00%) Windows 8
6 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (44.00%) Incident Management
2 21 (42.00%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (36.00%) Major Incident Management
4 14 (28.00%) DevOps
5 10 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
6 8 (16.00%) Configuration Management
6 8 (16.00%) Mentoring
7 7 (14.00%) Infrastructure as Code
8 6 (12.00%) Acceptance Criteria
8 6 (12.00%) Load Balancing
8 6 (12.00%) Service Delivery
9 5 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (8.00%) Business Analysis
10 4 (8.00%) Community of Practice
10 4 (8.00%) Customer-Centricity
10 4 (8.00%) ITIL
10 4 (8.00%) ITSM
10 4 (8.00%) Scrum
10 4 (8.00%) TOGAF
10 4 (8.00%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
Programming Languages
1 9 (18.00%) Python
2 7 (14.00%) PowerShell
3 5 (10.00%) Bash
3 5 (10.00%) Perl
4 4 (8.00%) Java
4 4 (8.00%) SQL
5 3 (6.00%) Go
5 3 (6.00%) JavaScript
5 3 (6.00%) Ruby
6 1 (2.00%) C#
6 1 (2.00%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.00%) Scala
Qualifications
1 50 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (8.00%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (4.00%) CESG Certified Professional
3 2 (4.00%) CISM
3 2 (4.00%) CISSP
3 2 (4.00%) Degree
4 1 (2.00%) A+ Certification
4 1 (2.00%) AWS Certification
4 1 (2.00%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.00%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (40.00%) SLA
2 7 (14.00%) QA
3 2 (4.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (4.00%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 2 (4.00%) ISO/IEC 27005
3 2 (4.00%) NCSC
System Software
1 8 (16.00%) Docker
2 1 (2.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.00%) Citrix Hypervisor
2 1 (2.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.00%) XenApp
2 1 (2.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 9 (18.00%) Kubernetes
2 7 (14.00%) Puppet
2 7 (14.00%) Terraform
3 6 (12.00%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (10.00%) Ansible
4 5 (10.00%) CFEngine
5 2 (4.00%) Grafana
5 2 (4.00%) Prometheus
6 1 (2.00%) Consul
6 1 (2.00%) Docker Swarm
6 1 (2.00%) Graphite
6 1 (2.00%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (2.00%) Nagios
6 1 (2.00%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (2.00%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (2.00%) Packer
6 1 (2.00%) SafeCom
6 1 (2.00%) SCOM
6 1 (2.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 3 (6.00%) Oracle
2 2 (4.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.00%) Cisco
3 1 (2.00%) Citrix
3 1 (2.00%) Ivanti
3 1 (2.00%) McAfee
3 1 (2.00%) SolarWinds
3 1 (2.00%) Splunk
3 1 (2.00%) Symantec
3 1 (2.00%) ThinPrint
3 1 (2.00%) VMware