Period
to 13 June 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North East with a requirement for Security Cleared qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 13 June 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Clearance
England > North East
6 months to
13 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 54 80 93
Rank change year-on-year +26 +13 +18
Permanent jobs citing Security Cleared 44 10 17
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North East 3.74% 1.01% 1.36%
As % of the Qualifications category 16.30% 4.95% 5.06%
Number of salaries quoted 44 9 13
10th Percentile £32,000 £38,000 £28,594
25th Percentile £36,250 " "
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £54,000 £50,000 £35,000
Median % change year-on-year +8.00% +42.86% -2.70%
75th Percentile £60,785 " £52,095
90th Percentile £66,889 £55,750 £77,793
England median annual salary £55,168 £52,500 £51,500
% change year-on-year +5.08% +1.94% +8.42%

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 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 270 202 336
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 22.94% 20.36% 26.79%
Number of salaries quoted 141 137 222
10th Percentile £25,500 £22,300 £22,575
25th Percentile £33,750 £29,750 £30,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £43,051 £37,500 £39,750
Median % change year-on-year +14.80% -5.66% -0.63%
75th Percentile £57,500 £47,250 £53,750
90th Percentile £66,250 £50,000 £66,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

Security Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

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

Job vacancy trend for Security Cleared in the North East

Security Cleared
Salary Trend in the North East

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

Salary trend for Security Cleared in the North East

Security Cleared
Salary Histogram in the North East

Salary distribution for jobs citing Security Cleared in the North East over the 6 months to 13 June 2021.

Salary histogram for Security Cleared in the North East

Security 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 Security Cleared within the North East region over the 6 months to 13 June 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 +27 43 £54,000 +8.00% 8
Durham +3 1 £36,500 -27.00% 2
Security Cleared
England

For the 6 months to 13 June 2021, 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 North East region with a requirement for Security Cleared.

1 43 (97.73%) SC Cleared
2 22 (50.00%) Azure
3 20 (45.45%) Git (software)
3 20 (45.45%) Linux
3 20 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (43.18%) DevOps
4 19 (43.18%) Kubernetes
5 16 (36.36%) AWS
5 16 (36.36%) Terraform
6 15 (34.09%) Technical Leadership
7 14 (31.82%) Hybrid Cloud
7 14 (31.82%) GitLab
7 14 (31.82%) Decision-Making
7 14 (31.82%) Istio
8 12 (27.27%) Java
9 10 (22.73%) Mentoring
10 9 (20.45%) SQL
11 8 (18.18%) Coaching
11 8 (18.18%) Software Delivery
11 8 (18.18%) Target Operating Model
12 7 (15.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 6 (13.64%) Software Engineering
14 5 (11.36%) Cloud Native
14 5 (11.36%) Task Automation
14 5 (11.36%) Site Reliability Engineering
14 5 (11.36%) ISO/IEC 27005
14 5 (11.36%) BYOD
14 5 (11.36%) CESG Certified Professional
14 5 (11.36%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
14 5 (11.36%) Infrastructure as Code

Security 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 (4.55%) Apache Spark
Business Applications
1 2 (4.55%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 22 (50.00%) Azure
2 16 (36.36%) AWS
3 3 (6.82%) OpenShift
4 2 (4.55%) GCP
4 2 (4.55%) IaaS
4 2 (4.55%) PaaS
4 2 (4.55%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.55%) DHCP
1 2 (4.55%) DNS
1 2 (4.55%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.09%) Big Data
1 4 (9.09%) NoSQL
2 2 (4.55%) Apache Hive
2 2 (4.55%) Essbase
2 2 (4.55%) Hadoop
2 2 (4.55%) Impala
2 2 (4.55%) MongoDB
2 2 (4.55%) MySQL
2 2 (4.55%) Oracle BI EE
2 2 (4.55%) Oracle Database
2 2 (4.55%) Oracle Exadata
2 2 (4.55%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.27%) Data Lake
3 1 (2.27%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 20 (45.45%) Git (software)
2 14 (31.82%) GitLab
3 5 (11.36%) Cucumber
3 5 (11.36%) Jenkins
3 5 (11.36%) Selenium
4 4 (9.09%) JMeter
4 4 (9.09%) NeoLoad
5 3 (6.82%) JIRA
5 3 (6.82%) Subversion
6 2 (4.55%) LoadRunner
6 2 (4.55%) TeamCity
7 1 (2.27%) Protractor
7 1 (2.27%) WebDriver
General
1 5 (11.36%) Public Sector
2 3 (6.82%) Influencing Skills
3 2 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.27%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (34.09%) DevOps Engineer
2 6 (13.64%) Senior DevOps
2 6 (13.64%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 5 (11.36%) Consultant
3 5 (11.36%) Risk Consultant
3 5 (11.36%) Site Engineer
3 5 (11.36%) Site Reliability Engineer
3 5 (11.36%) Software Engineer
4 4 (9.09%) Automation Tester
4 4 (9.09%) Tester
5 3 (6.82%) Architect
5 3 (6.82%) Java Engineer
5 3 (6.82%) Java Software Engineer
5 3 (6.82%) Lead Architect
6 2 (4.55%) Applications Support
6 2 (4.55%) Data Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Oracle Architect
6 2 (4.55%) Senior Data Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Senior Software Engineer
7 1 (2.27%) Azure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.36%) Spring
2 3 (6.82%) Hibernate
3 2 (4.55%) Apache Camel
3 2 (4.55%) Elastic Stack
3 2 (4.55%) Spring Batch
3 2 (4.55%) Spring Boot
3 2 (4.55%) Spring Security
3 2 (4.55%) XML
3 2 (4.55%) XML Messaging
4 1 (2.27%) .NET
4 1 (2.27%) .NET Core
4 1 (2.27%) .NET Framework
4 1 (2.27%) AngularJS
4 1 (2.27%) Aurelia
4 1 (2.27%) CSS
4 1 (2.27%) CSS3
4 1 (2.27%) Gherkin
4 1 (2.27%) HTML
4 1 (2.27%) HTML5
4 1 (2.27%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (31.82%) Hybrid Cloud
2 5 (11.36%) BYOD
2 5 (11.36%) Cloud Native
3 1 (2.27%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.27%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 20 (45.45%) Linux
2 4 (9.09%) Windows
3 2 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (4.55%) Windows Server
3 2 (4.55%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (43.18%) DevOps
3 15 (34.09%) Technical Leadership
4 14 (31.82%) Decision-Making
5 10 (22.73%) Mentoring
6 8 (18.18%) Coaching
6 8 (18.18%) Software Delivery
6 8 (18.18%) Target Operating Model
7 6 (13.64%) Software Engineering
8 5 (11.36%) Change Management
8 5 (11.36%) Configuration Management
8 5 (11.36%) Cybersecurity
8 5 (11.36%) Information Security
8 5 (11.36%) Infrastructure as Code
8 5 (11.36%) Risk Assessment
8 5 (11.36%) Risk Management
8 5 (11.36%) Site Reliability Engineering
8 5 (11.36%) Task Automation
8 5 (11.36%) Test Automation
8 5 (11.36%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (27.27%) Java
2 9 (20.45%) SQL
3 5 (11.36%) JavaScript
4 3 (6.82%) Python
5 2 (4.55%) Bash Shell
5 2 (4.55%) C#
5 2 (4.55%) Perl
5 2 (4.55%) Scala
5 2 (4.55%) TypeScript
6 1 (2.27%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 43 (97.73%) SC Cleared
2 5 (11.36%) CESG Certified Professional
2 5 (11.36%) CISM
2 5 (11.36%) CISSP
3 2 (4.55%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (2.27%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (15.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (11.36%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 5 (11.36%) ISO/IEC 27005
2 5 (11.36%) NCSC
3 2 (4.55%) SLA
4 1 (2.27%) Data Quality
4 1 (2.27%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.55%) Docker
1 2 (4.55%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 19 (43.18%) Kubernetes
2 16 (36.36%) Terraform
3 14 (31.82%) Istio
4 2 (4.55%) Ansible
4 2 (4.55%) Packer
4 2 (4.55%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (9.09%) Oracle
2 2 (4.55%) Cloudera
2 2 (4.55%) Delphix
2 2 (4.55%) Hyperion
2 2 (4.55%) New Relic
2 2 (4.55%) Red Hat