Period
to 17 November 2017

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

Security Check (SC) Clearance
England > North East
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 78 62 103
Rank change year-on-year -16 +41 -36
Permanent jobs citing SC Cleared 28 57 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 2.06% 3.76% 1.27%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.64% 12.72% 5.06%
Number of salaries quoted 20 53 16
North East median annual salary £47,065 £43,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.45% +10.26% +13.04%
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,750
% change year-on-year - +3.83% -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 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 422 448 395
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 31.01% 29.59% 25.13%
Number of salaries quoted 363 388 344
North East median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% +2.74%
10th Percentile £21,800 £21,250 £22,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £56,800 £60,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

SC Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

Job postings citing SC Cleared as a percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT 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

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SC Cleared in the North East over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

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 17 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
Tyne and Wear -3 24 £39,131 -12.53% 3
Durham -21 2 £37,500 +56.25%
SC Cleared
England

For the 6 months to 17 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 North East region with a requirement for SC Cleared.

1 28 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 16 (57.14%) Sun
3 14 (50.00%) ITIL
4 13 (46.43%) Incident Management
5 8 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (28.57%) Microsoft Office
6 7 (25.00%) Firewall
6 7 (25.00%) Service Delivery
6 7 (25.00%) DV Cleared
6 7 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
6 7 (25.00%) Trend Analysis
6 7 (25.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 7 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (21.43%) ITIL V3
7 6 (21.43%) Problem Management
7 6 (21.43%) Change Management
7 6 (21.43%) ITSM
7 6 (21.43%) Service Management
7 6 (21.43%) Windows
8 5 (17.86%) Oracle
8 5 (17.86%) CISSP
8 5 (17.86%) Cybersecurity
9 4 (14.29%) Splunk
9 4 (14.29%) SIEM
9 4 (14.29%) Security Monitoring
9 4 (14.29%) Microsoft
9 4 (14.29%) SharePoint
9 4 (14.29%) CEH
9 4 (14.29%) GSEC
9 4 (14.29%) GCIH

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 4 (14.29%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.57%) Apache
2 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (3.57%) iPlanet
2 1 (3.57%) JBoss
2 1 (3.57%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.57%) OpenStack
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle Application Server
2 1 (3.57%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (3.57%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (3.57%) Skype for Business
2 1 (3.57%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.57%) WebLogic
Applications
1 8 (28.57%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (10.71%) assyst
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (7.14%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (7.14%) Amazon S3
1 2 (7.14%) AWS CloudFormation
1 2 (7.14%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
1 2 (7.14%) AWS Lambda
1 2 (7.14%) Serverless
2 1 (3.57%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (3.57%) IaaS
2 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.57%) Office 365
2 1 (3.57%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (25.00%) Firewall
2 2 (7.14%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (7.14%) DAB
2 2 (7.14%) DNS
2 2 (7.14%) SAN
2 2 (7.14%) VLAN
2 2 (7.14%) VPN
2 2 (7.14%) WAN
3 1 (3.57%) Network Security
3 1 (3.57%) Skype
3 1 (3.57%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.14%) Oracle Database
1 2 (7.14%) Oracle Database 12c
1 2 (7.14%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (10.71%) JIRA
General
1 1 (3.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (25.00%) Analyst
2 6 (21.43%) Incident Manager
2 6 (21.43%) Major Incident Manager
3 4 (14.29%) Security Analyst
4 3 (10.71%) ITIL Service Analyst
4 3 (10.71%) Service Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Architect
5 2 (7.14%) Consultant
5 2 (7.14%) DBA
5 2 (7.14%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Field Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Field Service Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Juniper Architect
5 2 (7.14%) Network Architect
5 2 (7.14%) Oracle DBA
5 2 (7.14%) SC Cleared DBA
5 2 (7.14%) Security Consultant
6 1 (3.57%) Java Software Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Messaging Specialist
6 1 (3.57%) Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.14%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 1 (3.57%) .NET
2 1 (3.57%) .NET Framework
2 1 (3.57%) J2EE
2 1 (3.57%) Java EE
2 1 (3.57%) JavaFX
2 1 (3.57%) SailPoint
2 1 (3.57%) Spring
2 1 (3.57%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (10.71%) Clustering
3 1 (3.57%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.57%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (3.57%) PKI
3 1 (3.57%) Private Cloud
3 1 (3.57%) Public Cloud
3 1 (3.57%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 6 (21.43%) Windows
2 3 (10.71%) Linux
2 3 (10.71%) Windows Server
3 1 (3.57%) AIX
3 1 (3.57%) HPUX
3 1 (3.57%) OpenVMS
3 1 (3.57%) Solaris
3 1 (3.57%) SUSE
3 1 (3.57%) Unix
3 1 (3.57%) Windows 10
3 1 (3.57%) Windows 8
3 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (3.57%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (50.00%) ITIL
2 13 (46.43%) Incident Management
3 8 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 7 (25.00%) Service Delivery
4 7 (25.00%) Trend Analysis
5 6 (21.43%) Change Management
5 6 (21.43%) ITIL V3
5 6 (21.43%) ITSM
5 6 (21.43%) Problem Management
5 6 (21.43%) Service Management
6 5 (17.86%) Cybersecurity
7 4 (14.29%) Security Monitoring
7 4 (14.29%) SIEM
8 3 (10.71%) High Availability
8 3 (10.71%) Workflow
9 2 (7.14%) Configuration Management
9 2 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
9 2 (7.14%) Project Management
9 2 (7.14%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.71%) Perl
2 2 (7.14%) PL/SQL
2 2 (7.14%) Python
3 1 (3.57%) Bash Shell
3 1 (3.57%) C#
3 1 (3.57%) C++
3 1 (3.57%) C-shell
3 1 (3.57%) Java
3 1 (3.57%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.57%) Korn
3 1 (3.57%) Pascal
3 1 (3.57%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.57%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 28 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (25.00%) DV Cleared
2 7 (25.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 5 (17.86%) CISSP
4 4 (14.29%) CEH
4 4 (14.29%) GCIH
4 4 (14.29%) GSEC
5 1 (3.57%) CISM
5 1 (3.57%) Degree
5 1 (3.57%) MCSA
5 1 (3.57%) MCSE
5 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (3.57%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) GDPR
1 1 (3.57%) HIPAA
1 1 (3.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (3.57%) NIST 800
1 1 (3.57%) PCI DSS
1 1 (3.57%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (10.71%) Active Directory
1 3 (10.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (7.14%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (7.14%) vSphere
3 1 (3.57%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.57%) KVM
3 1 (3.57%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 2 (7.14%) Ansible
1 2 (7.14%) Data Guard
1 2 (7.14%) NetBackup
1 2 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (7.14%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 2 (7.14%) Oracle RMAN
1 2 (7.14%) Puppet
1 2 (7.14%) Terraform
2 1 (3.57%) SCCM
Vendors
1 16 (57.14%) Sun
2 5 (17.86%) Oracle
3 4 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 4 (14.29%) Splunk
4 3 (10.71%) Remedy
4 3 (10.71%) VMware
5 2 (7.14%) Brocade
5 2 (7.14%) Cisco
5 2 (7.14%) Dell
5 2 (7.14%) HP
5 2 (7.14%) IBM
5 2 (7.14%) Juniper
6 1 (3.57%) CyberArk
6 1 (3.57%) NetIQ
6 1 (3.57%) PlateSpin
6 1 (3.57%) Red Hat
6 1 (3.57%) Veritas