Period
to 29 October 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North of England with a requirement for SC Cleared qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 29 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Check (SC) Clearance
England > North of England
6 months to
29 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 158 297 291
Rank change year-on-year +139 -6 -4
Permanent jobs citing SC Cleared 125 154 192
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North of England 1.65% 0.84% 0.89%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.87% 3.88% 4.54%
Number of salaries quoted 94 99 124
Median annual salary £41,250 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.50% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £28,000 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £76,250 £70,000 £77,500
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +10.53%

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 of England with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
North of England
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 1,266 3,972 4,230
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North of England 16.66% 21.77% 19.55%
Number of salaries quoted 967 2,781 3,269
Median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,700 £23,000 £22,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%

SC Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in the North of England

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

Job vacancy trend for SC Cleared in the North of England

SC Cleared
Salary Trend in the North of England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing SC Cleared in the North of England.

Salary trend for SC Cleared in the North of England

SC Cleared
Salary Histogram in the North of England

Salary distribution for jobs citing SC Cleared in the North of England over the 6 months to 29 October 2020.

Salary histogram for SC Cleared in the North of England

SC Cleared
Job Locations in the North of England

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 of England region over the 6 months to 29 October 2020. 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
North West +126 91 £33,000 -34.00% 24
Yorkshire +108 31 £65,000 +73.33% 11
North East +20 3 £45,000 +28.57% 8
SC Cleared
England

For the 6 months to 29 October 2020, 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 of England region with a requirement for SC Cleared.

1 125 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 36 (28.80%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (23.20%) AWS
4 24 (19.20%) Microsoft
5 22 (17.60%) Incident Management
6 21 (16.80%) Python
6 21 (16.80%) Problem-Solving
7 19 (15.20%) Azure
8 18 (14.40%) Configuration Management
8 18 (14.40%) Data Centre
9 17 (13.60%) DevOps
9 17 (13.60%) Windows
10 16 (12.80%) Cybersecurity
10 16 (12.80%) Analytical Skills
11 15 (12.00%) BPSS Clearance
11 15 (12.00%) VMware
11 15 (12.00%) Java
11 15 (12.00%) ITIL
12 14 (11.20%) Cisco
12 14 (11.20%) MVC
12 14 (11.20%) VMware Infrastructure
13 13 (10.40%) DV Cleared
13 13 (10.40%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 12 (9.60%) Octopus Deploy
14 12 (9.60%) TeamCity
14 12 (9.60%) Law
14 12 (9.60%) SLA
15 11 (8.80%) C#
15 11 (8.80%) Stakeholder Management
15 11 (8.80%) Firewall

SC Cleared
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North of England 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 5 (4.00%) Jupyter
2 3 (2.40%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (1.60%) CMS
3 2 (1.60%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (0.80%) Confluence
4 1 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.80%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (0.80%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (0.80%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (0.80%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 29 (23.20%) AWS
2 19 (15.20%) Azure
3 10 (8.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 10 (8.00%) Office 365
4 9 (7.20%) Amazon SQS
5 7 (5.60%) AWS CloudFormation
6 5 (4.00%) PaaS
7 4 (3.20%) Amazon S3
7 4 (3.20%) AWS Lambda
7 4 (3.20%) GCP
7 4 (3.20%) Serverless
8 3 (2.40%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (1.60%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (1.60%) SaaS
10 1 (0.80%) Amazon EKS
10 1 (0.80%) CloudFront
10 1 (0.80%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (8.80%) Firewall
2 10 (8.00%) Internet
3 9 (7.20%) Unified Communications
3 9 (7.20%) VLAN
4 8 (6.40%) Remote Desktop
5 4 (3.20%) WAN
6 3 (2.40%) Network Security
7 2 (1.60%) LAN
7 2 (1.60%) Software-Defined Networking
7 2 (1.60%) Wireless
8 1 (0.80%) Broadband
8 1 (0.80%) Converged Networks
8 1 (0.80%) DHCP
8 1 (0.80%) DNS
8 1 (0.80%) Intranet
8 1 (0.80%) OSPF
8 1 (0.80%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.60%) NoSQL
2 2 (1.60%) Big Data
2 2 (1.60%) Tableau
3 1 (0.80%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (0.80%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.80%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.80%) Tableau Server
Development Applications
1 12 (9.60%) Octopus Deploy
1 12 (9.60%) TeamCity
2 10 (8.00%) Jenkins
3 8 (6.40%) Git (software)
4 6 (4.80%) Mockito
5 5 (4.00%) JUnit
6 4 (3.20%) GitLab
6 4 (3.20%) JIRA
7 3 (2.40%) Bitbucket
8 2 (1.60%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (0.80%) Hudson
9 1 (0.80%) Vagrant
General
1 12 (9.60%) Law
2 9 (7.20%) Legal
2 9 (7.20%) Police
3 8 (6.40%) Public Sector
4 7 (5.60%) Back Office
5 5 (4.00%) Finance
6 3 (2.40%) Games
6 3 (2.40%) Marketing
6 3 (2.40%) Retail
7 2 (1.60%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.80%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (17.60%) Analyst
2 21 (16.80%) Developer
3 16 (12.80%) Support Analyst
4 11 (8.80%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 11 (8.80%) Java Developer
5 10 (8.00%) DevOps Engineer
6 8 (6.40%) Administrator
6 8 (6.40%) SC Cleared Java Developer
7 7 (5.60%) Platform Engineer
8 6 (4.80%) Architect
8 6 (4.80%) AWS DevOps
8 6 (4.80%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 6 (4.80%) AWS Engineer
8 6 (4.80%) Security Advisor
9 5 (4.00%) .NET Developer
9 5 (4.00%) 2nd Line Support
9 5 (4.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
9 5 (4.00%) Data Scientist
9 5 (4.00%) Senior Data Scientist
9 5 (4.00%) Support Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (7.20%) .NET
1 9 (7.20%) RabbitMQ
2 8 (6.40%) .NET Framework
2 8 (6.40%) Spring
3 7 (5.60%) React
3 7 (5.60%) RESTful
4 6 (4.80%) JAX-RS
4 6 (4.80%) Node.js
4 6 (4.80%) REST
5 5 (4.00%) Apache Camel
5 5 (4.00%) JMS
5 5 (4.00%) Spring Integration
6 3 (2.40%) HTML
6 3 (2.40%) Web Services
7 2 (1.60%) CSS
7 2 (1.60%) Spring Boot
8 1 (0.80%) AngularJS
8 1 (0.80%) HTML5
8 1 (0.80%) Sensu
8 1 (0.80%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 18 (14.40%) Data Centre
2 16 (12.80%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (8.00%) Cybercrime
4 9 (7.20%) Cyberthreat
4 9 (7.20%) Management Information System
5 8 (6.40%) Fat Client
5 8 (6.40%) Thin Client
6 7 (5.60%) CMDB
7 6 (4.80%) Public Cloud
8 3 (2.40%) Embedded Systems
8 3 (2.40%) Greenfield Project
9 2 (1.60%) Cloud Native
9 2 (1.60%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.80%) Enterprise Storage
10 1 (0.80%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 1 (0.80%) Hybrid Cloud
10 1 (0.80%) Reference Data
10 1 (0.80%) Replication
10 1 (0.80%) Self-Motivation
10 1 (0.80%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 17 (13.60%) Windows
2 10 (8.00%) Windows Server
3 9 (7.20%) Linux
4 3 (2.40%) Windows 10
5 2 (1.60%) Mac OS
5 2 (1.60%) Unix
6 1 (0.80%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.80%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (28.80%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (17.60%) Incident Management
3 21 (16.80%) Problem-Solving
4 18 (14.40%) Configuration Management
5 17 (13.60%) DevOps
6 16 (12.80%) Cybersecurity
7 15 (12.00%) ITIL
8 14 (11.20%) MVC
9 13 (10.40%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 11 (8.80%) Stakeholder Management
11 10 (8.00%) Threat Management
12 9 (7.20%) Analytics
12 9 (7.20%) Cyber Intelligence
12 9 (7.20%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
12 9 (7.20%) Data Science
12 9 (7.20%) Identity Access Management
12 9 (7.20%) ITSM
12 9 (7.20%) Microservices
12 9 (7.20%) Open Source
12 9 (7.20%) Threat Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 21 (16.80%) Python
2 15 (12.00%) Java
3 11 (8.80%) C#
4 10 (8.00%) Bash Shell
5 8 (6.40%) Java 8
5 8 (6.40%) PowerShell
6 7 (5.60%) JavaScript
7 4 (3.20%) SQL
8 3 (2.40%) C
8 3 (2.40%) Shell Script
9 2 (1.60%) Go
9 2 (1.60%) Ruby
10 1 (0.80%) Groovy
10 1 (0.80%) MATLAB
10 1 (0.80%) Perl
Qualifications
1 125 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 15 (12.00%) BPSS Clearance
3 13 (10.40%) DV Cleared
4 6 (4.80%) CISMP
4 6 (4.80%) CISSP
4 6 (4.80%) CompTIA Security+
4 6 (4.80%) SANS
5 5 (4.00%) Degree
6 4 (3.20%) Computer Science Degree
6 4 (3.20%) HNC
7 3 (2.40%) Postgraduate
8 2 (1.60%) CCNP
8 2 (1.60%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.80%) CCNA
9 1 (0.80%) Chartered Engineer
9 1 (0.80%) CTC Cleared
9 1 (0.80%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (9.60%) SLA
2 3 (2.40%) PMO
3 1 (0.80%) Data Quality
System Software
1 14 (11.20%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (8.80%) Hyper-V
3 10 (8.00%) Active Directory
4 8 (6.40%) KVM
5 6 (4.80%) Docker
6 4 (3.20%) vSphere
7 2 (1.60%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 11 (8.80%) Terraform
2 9 (7.20%) Grafana
2 9 (7.20%) Puppet
3 8 (6.40%) Ansible
4 7 (5.60%) Kubernetes
5 3 (2.40%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (2.40%) Packer
6 1 (0.80%) CFEngine
6 1 (0.80%) Consul
6 1 (0.80%) Docker Swarm
6 1 (0.80%) Nagios
6 1 (0.80%) WSUS
Vendors
1 24 (19.20%) Microsoft
2 15 (12.00%) VMware
3 14 (11.20%) Cisco
4 10 (8.00%) ServiceNow
4 10 (8.00%) Splunk
5 8 (6.40%) Draytek
5 8 (6.40%) Sophos
6 7 (5.60%) Capita
7 5 (4.00%) Dell
7 5 (4.00%) HP
8 4 (3.20%) EMC
9 3 (2.40%) Citrix
9 3 (2.40%) Dynatrace
10 2 (1.60%) Apple
10 2 (1.60%) CheckPoint
10 2 (1.60%) Google
10 2 (1.60%) Juniper
10 2 (1.60%) NetApp
10 2 (1.60%) Nimble Storage
10 2 (1.60%) Palo Alto