Period
to 25 January 2022

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

Security Clearance
England > North East
6 months to
25 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 46 79 98
Rank change year-on-year +33 +19 -5
Permanent jobs citing Security Cleared 69 5 4
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North East 5.16% 0.53% 0.32%
As % of the Qualifications category 19.94% 3.33% 1.61%
Number of salaries quoted 53 3 3
10th Percentile £19,550 - £54,200
25th Percentile £22,500 £61,250 £60,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £42,500 £62,500 £74,000
Median % change year-on-year -32.00% -15.54% +71.98%
75th Percentile £71,250 £63,750 £77,000
90th Percentile £91,250 - -
England median annual salary £60,000 £56,125 £50,911
% change year-on-year +6.90% +10.24% +1.82%

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 346 150 249
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 25.88% 16.01% 19.70%
Number of salaries quoted 220 99 146
10th Percentile £24,175 £28,100 £19,750
25th Percentile £32,500 £35,958 £26,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £40,000 £44,000 £37,000
Median % change year-on-year -9.09% +18.92% -12.94%
75th Percentile £48,750 £57,500 £47,250
90th Percentile £70,125 £62,750 £47,375
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -

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 25 January 2022.

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 25 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
Jobs
Tyne and Wear +25 52 £46,000 -26.40% 10
Durham +3 16 £33,000 - 5
Security Cleared
England

For the 6 months to 25 January 2022, 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 52 (75.36%) SC Cleared
2 33 (47.83%) SLA
3 31 (44.93%) Incident Management
4 27 (39.13%) Major Incident Management
5 26 (37.68%) Windows
6 21 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
6 21 (30.43%) Windows 10
6 21 (30.43%) Public Sector
7 19 (27.54%) Management Information System
8 18 (26.09%) Social Skills
9 17 (24.64%) ITIL
10 14 (20.29%) Azure
10 14 (20.29%) Service Management
11 13 (18.84%) SaaS
11 13 (18.84%) DevOps
12 11 (15.94%) Problem Management
13 10 (14.49%) Service Delivery
13 10 (14.49%) Python
13 10 (14.49%) Analytics
13 10 (14.49%) PowerShell
14 9 (13.04%) AWS
14 9 (13.04%) Jenkins
14 9 (13.04%) Docker
14 9 (13.04%) Kubernetes
14 9 (13.04%) Service Design
14 9 (13.04%) Problem-Solving
15 8 (11.59%) Self-Motivation
15 8 (11.59%) Acceptance Criteria
15 8 (11.59%) CI/CD
15 8 (11.59%) Terraform

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 3 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2013
1 3 (4.35%) MS Exchange
1 3 (4.35%) Skype for Business
2 2 (2.90%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.45%) JBoss
Applications
1 8 (11.59%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (5.80%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.45%) Oracle Payroll
Cloud Services
1 14 (20.29%) Azure
2 13 (18.84%) SaaS
3 9 (13.04%) AWS
4 8 (11.59%) PaaS
5 6 (8.70%) AWS CloudFormation
5 6 (8.70%) IaaS
6 4 (5.80%) IBM Cloud
7 3 (4.35%) GitHub
8 2 (2.90%) GCP
8 2 (2.90%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.35%) DHCP
1 3 (4.35%) DNS
2 2 (2.90%) NetScaler
3 1 (1.45%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (1.45%) Firewall
3 1 (1.45%) Skype
3 1 (1.45%) SMS
3 1 (1.45%) SNMP
3 1 (1.45%) VLAN
3 1 (1.45%) VPN
3 1 (1.45%) WAAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.90%) NoSQL
1 2 (2.90%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.45%) MongoDB
2 1 (1.45%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (1.45%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (13.04%) Jenkins
2 7 (10.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 7 (10.14%) GitLab
3 6 (8.70%) CircleCI
3 6 (8.70%) JIRA
4 4 (5.80%) Bugzilla
4 4 (5.80%) Cucumber
4 4 (5.80%) JMeter
4 4 (5.80%) Postman
4 4 (5.80%) REST Assured
4 4 (5.80%) Selenium
5 3 (4.35%) Git (software)
6 1 (1.45%) ERwin
6 1 (1.45%) PVCS
General
1 21 (30.43%) Public Sector
2 18 (26.09%) Social Skills
3 6 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (5.80%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 2 (2.90%) Finance
5 2 (2.90%) Retail
6 1 (1.45%) Influencing Skills
6 1 (1.45%) Law
Job Titles
1 26 (37.68%) Analyst
2 15 (21.74%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
2 15 (21.74%) Service Analyst
2 15 (21.74%) Service Desk Analyst
3 9 (13.04%) DevOps Engineer
4 7 (10.14%) AWS DevOps
4 7 (10.14%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 7 (10.14%) AWS Engineer
4 7 (10.14%) Azure DevOps Engineer
4 7 (10.14%) Azure Engineer
5 6 (8.70%) IT Support
5 6 (8.70%) Platform Engineer
6 4 (5.80%) Administrator
6 4 (5.80%) Functional Test Engineer
6 4 (5.80%) Incident Analyst
6 4 (5.80%) IT Administrator
6 4 (5.80%) Major Incident Analyst
6 4 (5.80%) Test Automation Engineer
6 4 (5.80%) Test Engineer
7 3 (4.35%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.70%) ARM Templates
2 4 (5.80%) WireMock
3 1 (1.45%) CSS
3 1 (1.45%) Elastic Stack
3 1 (1.45%) HTML
3 1 (1.45%) JSON
3 1 (1.45%) Node.js
3 1 (1.45%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (1.45%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 19 (27.54%) Management Information System
2 8 (11.59%) Self-Motivation
3 6 (8.70%) Public Cloud
4 3 (4.35%) e-Learning
4 3 (4.35%) User Experience
4 3 (4.35%) Virtual Team
5 2 (2.90%) BYOD
6 1 (1.45%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.45%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 26 (37.68%) Windows
2 21 (30.43%) Windows 10
3 8 (11.59%) Linux
4 7 (10.14%) Unix
5 6 (8.70%) Windows 7
6 3 (4.35%) Windows Server
7 2 (2.90%) Windows 8
7 2 (2.90%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (2.90%) Windows Server 2016
8 1 (1.45%) CentOS
8 1 (1.45%) Mac OS
8 1 (1.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (44.93%) Incident Management
2 27 (39.13%) Major Incident Management
3 21 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (24.64%) ITIL
5 14 (20.29%) Service Management
6 13 (18.84%) DevOps
7 11 (15.94%) Problem Management
8 10 (14.49%) Analytics
8 10 (14.49%) Service Delivery
9 9 (13.04%) Problem-Solving
9 9 (13.04%) Service Design
10 8 (11.59%) Acceptance Criteria
10 8 (11.59%) CI/CD
10 8 (11.59%) Configuration Management
11 7 (10.14%) Infrastructure as Code
11 7 (10.14%) Load Balancing
12 6 (8.70%) Defect Management
12 6 (8.70%) Mentoring
12 6 (8.70%) Technology Transformation
13 5 (7.25%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 10 (14.49%) PowerShell
1 10 (14.49%) Python
2 7 (10.14%) Java
3 6 (8.70%) Bash
3 6 (8.70%) Perl
4 4 (5.80%) SQL
5 3 (4.35%) Go
5 3 (4.35%) Ruby
6 2 (2.90%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.45%) C#
7 1 (1.45%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.45%) Scala
7 1 (1.45%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.45%) VB
7 1 (1.45%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 52 (75.36%) SC Cleared
2 8 (11.59%) DBS Check
3 5 (7.25%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (4.35%) DV Cleared
5 2 (2.90%) CESG Certified Professional
5 2 (2.90%) CISM
5 2 (2.90%) CISSP
5 2 (2.90%) Degree
6 1 (1.45%) A+ Certification
6 1 (1.45%) AWS Certification
6 1 (1.45%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (47.83%) SLA
2 6 (8.70%) QA
3 2 (2.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (2.90%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 2 (2.90%) ISO/IEC 27005
3 2 (2.90%) NCSC
System Software
1 9 (13.04%) Docker
2 5 (7.25%) XenApp
3 4 (5.80%) Active Directory
3 4 (5.80%) Citrix Hypervisor
3 4 (5.80%) XenDesktop
4 3 (4.35%) Hyper-V
4 3 (4.35%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (13.04%) Kubernetes
2 8 (11.59%) Puppet
2 8 (11.59%) Terraform
3 7 (10.14%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (8.70%) Ansible
4 6 (8.70%) CFEngine
5 4 (5.80%) HP ALM
6 3 (4.35%) SCCM
7 2 (2.90%) Grafana
7 2 (2.90%) McAfee ePO
7 2 (2.90%) Nagios
7 2 (2.90%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (2.90%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 2 (2.90%) Prometheus
7 2 (2.90%) SafeCom
7 2 (2.90%) SCOM
7 2 (2.90%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 2 (2.90%) WSUS
8 1 (1.45%) Consul
8 1 (1.45%) Docker Swarm
Vendors
1 8 (11.59%) NEC
1 8 (11.59%) Northgate
2 7 (10.14%) Oracle
3 5 (7.25%) Citrix
3 5 (7.25%) Ivanti
3 5 (7.25%) Microsoft
4 4 (5.80%) HP
4 4 (5.80%) IBM
5 3 (4.35%) VMware
6 2 (2.90%) McAfee
6 2 (2.90%) SolarWinds
6 2 (2.90%) Symantec
6 2 (2.90%) ThinPrint
7 1 (1.45%) Cisco
7 1 (1.45%) Splunk