Period
to 18 October 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 18 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Clearance
England > North East
6 months to
18 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 59 71 89
Rank change year-on-year +12 +18 -7
Permanent jobs citing Security Cleared 51 4 10
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North East 4.14% 0.59% 0.89%
As % of the Qualifications category 22.97% 3.85% 4.02%
Number of salaries quoted 44 2 10
10th Percentile £26,125 £41,000 "
25th Percentile £33,500 £42,500 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,957 £45,000 £43,120
Median % change year-on-year +24.35% +4.36% +1.43%
75th Percentile £71,250 £47,500 £65,000
90th Percentile £89,375 £49,000 £65,731
England median annual salary £60,000 £54,380 £52,500
% change year-on-year +10.33% +3.58% +5.00%

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 222 104 249
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 18.00% 15.34% 22.15%
Number of salaries quoted 174 87 142
10th Percentile £25,500 £23,950 £24,325
25th Percentile £32,500 £36,250 £30,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £42,500 £43,000 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year -1.16% +7.50% -5.88%
75th Percentile £57,313 £53,750 £50,305
90th Percentile £71,250 £62,500 £65,900
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 18 October 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 18 October 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 45 £61,880 +37.51% 12
Durham -5 5 £33,500 - 7
Security Cleared
England

For the 6 months to 18 October 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 42 (82.35%) SC Cleared
2 23 (45.10%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (33.33%) Azure
4 16 (31.37%) DevOps
5 15 (29.41%) Public Sector
6 13 (25.49%) SaaS
7 12 (23.53%) AWS
7 12 (23.53%) Kubernetes
7 12 (23.53%) Java
8 11 (21.57%) Acceptance Criteria
8 11 (21.57%) Problem-Solving
9 10 (19.61%) PaaS
9 10 (19.61%) Terraform
9 10 (19.61%) Linux
9 10 (19.61%) Configuration Management
9 10 (19.61%) JIRA
10 9 (17.65%) Python
10 9 (17.65%) GitLab
10 9 (17.65%) Puppet
10 9 (17.65%) Docker
10 9 (17.65%) Jenkins
11 8 (15.69%) IaaS
11 8 (15.69%) Functional Testing
11 8 (15.69%) Cucumber
11 8 (15.69%) Test Automation
11 8 (15.69%) Analytical Skills
11 8 (15.69%) SLA
11 8 (15.69%) ITIL
11 8 (15.69%) JMeter
11 8 (15.69%) Selenium

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 (3.92%) Apache Spark
2 1 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (1.96%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.96%) Skype for Business
Business Applications
1 3 (5.88%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (3.92%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (1.96%) Oracle Payroll
Cloud Services
1 17 (33.33%) Azure
2 13 (25.49%) SaaS
3 12 (23.53%) AWS
4 10 (19.61%) PaaS
5 8 (15.69%) IaaS
6 6 (11.76%) AWS CloudFormation
7 5 (9.80%) IBM Cloud
8 4 (7.84%) Slack
9 3 (5.88%) GCP
10 1 (1.96%) GitHub
10 1 (1.96%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.92%) DHCP
1 2 (3.92%) DNS
1 2 (3.92%) Structured Cabling
2 1 (1.96%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (1.96%) Firewall
2 1 (1.96%) SMS
2 1 (1.96%) SNMP
2 1 (1.96%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.96%) VLAN
2 1 (1.96%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.84%) Big Data
2 3 (5.88%) NoSQL
3 2 (3.92%) Apache Hive
3 2 (3.92%) Essbase
3 2 (3.92%) Hadoop
3 2 (3.92%) Impala
3 2 (3.92%) Oracle BI EE
3 2 (3.92%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 10 (19.61%) JIRA
2 9 (17.65%) GitLab
2 9 (17.65%) Jenkins
3 8 (15.69%) Cucumber
3 8 (15.69%) JMeter
3 8 (15.69%) Selenium
4 7 (13.73%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 6 (11.76%) CircleCI
6 5 (9.80%) Bugzilla
6 5 (9.80%) Git (software)
6 5 (9.80%) Postman
6 5 (9.80%) REST Assured
7 3 (5.88%) NeoLoad
8 2 (3.92%) LoadRunner
9 1 (1.96%) Subversion
9 1 (1.96%) TeamCity
General
1 15 (29.41%) Public Sector
2 8 (15.69%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (15.69%) Social Skills
3 5 (9.80%) Inclusion and Diversity
4 4 (7.84%) Finance
5 1 (1.96%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (21.57%) DevOps Engineer
2 7 (13.73%) Analyst
2 7 (13.73%) AWS DevOps
2 7 (13.73%) AWS DevOps Engineer
2 7 (13.73%) AWS Engineer
3 6 (11.76%) Azure DevOps Engineer
3 6 (11.76%) Azure Engineer
3 6 (11.76%) Consultant
3 6 (11.76%) Platform Engineer
3 6 (11.76%) Test Automation Engineer
3 6 (11.76%) Test Engineer
4 5 (9.80%) Functional Test Engineer
4 5 (9.80%) Risk Consultant
5 4 (7.84%) Agile Business Analyst
5 4 (7.84%) Business Analyst
6 3 (5.88%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
6 3 (5.88%) Architect
6 3 (5.88%) Service Analyst
6 3 (5.88%) Service Desk Analyst
7 2 (3.92%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (11.76%) ARM Templates
2 5 (9.80%) WireMock
3 2 (3.92%) Elastic Stack
4 1 (1.96%) Hibernate
4 1 (1.96%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (1.96%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.76%) Public Cloud
2 5 (9.80%) BYOD
3 3 (5.88%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.92%) Cloud Native
4 2 (3.92%) Data Centre
4 2 (3.92%) Fibre Optics
4 2 (3.92%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (3.92%) User Experience
4 2 (3.92%) Virtual Team
5 1 (1.96%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 10 (19.61%) Linux
2 6 (11.76%) Unix
2 6 (11.76%) Windows
3 5 (9.80%) Windows 10
4 2 (3.92%) Windows 7
4 2 (3.92%) Windows 8
5 1 (1.96%) CentOS
5 1 (1.96%) Mac OS
5 1 (1.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (45.10%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (31.37%) DevOps
3 11 (21.57%) Acceptance Criteria
3 11 (21.57%) Problem-Solving
4 10 (19.61%) Configuration Management
5 8 (15.69%) Functional Testing
5 8 (15.69%) Infrastructure as Code
5 8 (15.69%) ITIL
5 8 (15.69%) Test Automation
6 7 (13.73%) Incident Management
6 7 (13.73%) Load Balancing
6 7 (13.73%) Service Delivery
6 7 (13.73%) Software Delivery
7 6 (11.76%) Change Management
7 6 (11.76%) Mentoring
7 6 (11.76%) Scrum
7 6 (11.76%) Service Management
8 5 (9.80%) Defect Management
8 5 (9.80%) Technical Leadership
8 5 (9.80%) Thought Leadership
Programming Languages
1 12 (23.53%) Java
2 9 (17.65%) Python
3 7 (13.73%) Bash Shell
3 7 (13.73%) Perl
4 6 (11.76%) PowerShell
5 5 (9.80%) SQL
6 2 (3.92%) Go
6 2 (3.92%) JavaScript
6 2 (3.92%) Ruby
6 2 (3.92%) Scala
7 1 (1.96%) C#
Qualifications
1 42 (82.35%) SC Cleared
2 5 (9.80%) CESG Certified Professional
2 5 (9.80%) CISM
2 5 (9.80%) CISSP
3 4 (7.84%) Degree
4 2 (3.92%) CCNA
4 2 (3.92%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (3.92%) MCSE
4 2 (3.92%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (3.92%) Oracle 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 8 (15.69%) SLA
2 6 (11.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (9.80%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 5 (9.80%) ISO/IEC 27005
3 5 (9.80%) NCSC
4 3 (5.88%) QA
System Software
1 9 (17.65%) Docker
2 2 (3.92%) HDFS
3 1 (1.96%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.96%) Citrix Hypervisor
3 1 (1.96%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.96%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (1.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.96%) XenApp
3 1 (1.96%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 12 (23.53%) Kubernetes
2 10 (19.61%) Terraform
3 9 (17.65%) Puppet
4 7 (13.73%) Ansible
4 7 (13.73%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (11.76%) CFEngine
6 5 (9.80%) HP ALM
7 2 (3.92%) Grafana
7 2 (3.92%) Istio
7 2 (3.92%) Packer
7 2 (3.92%) Prometheus
8 1 (1.96%) Consul
8 1 (1.96%) Docker Swarm
8 1 (1.96%) Graphite
8 1 (1.96%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (13.73%) HP
2 6 (11.76%) Oracle
3 5 (9.80%) IBM
4 3 (5.88%) Cisco
5 2 (3.92%) CheckPoint
5 2 (3.92%) Cloudera
5 2 (3.92%) Dell
5 2 (3.92%) Delphix
5 2 (3.92%) F5
5 2 (3.92%) Hyperion
5 2 (3.92%) Riverbed
6 1 (1.96%) Citrix
6 1 (1.96%) Ivanti
6 1 (1.96%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.96%) New Relic
6 1 (1.96%) Splunk
6 1 (1.96%) VMware