Period
to 1 June 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North of England with a requirement for Security Cleared qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 1 June 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Clearance
England > North of England
6 months to
1 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 115 215 180
Rank change year-on-year +100 -35 +8
Permanent jobs citing Security Cleared 289 293 403
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North of England 2.47% 1.54% 1.71%
As % of the Qualifications category 14.52% 6.43% 9.23%
Number of salaries quoted 184 227 246
Median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +25.00% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £25,950 £22,875
90th Percentile £78,375 £70,000 £67,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,044 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.68% +9.57% +2.81%

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 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 1,990 4,560 4,364
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North of England 16.99% 23.90% 18.54%
Number of salaries quoted 1,433 3,163 3,414
Median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £25,750 £21,800 £22,575
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +11.11%

Security Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in the North of England

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

Job vacancy trend for Security Cleared in the North of England

Security Cleared
Salary Trend in the North of England

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

Salary trend for Security Cleared in the North of England

Security Cleared
Salary Histogram in the North of England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Security Cleared in the North of England over the 6 months to 1 June 2020.

Salary histogram for Security Cleared in the North of England

Security 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 Security Cleared within the North of England region over the 6 months to 1 June 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 +115 228 £50,000 +4.17% 31
Yorkshire +52 53 £62,500 +25.00% 7
North East +5 8 £50,000 +42.86% 1
Security Cleared
England

For the 6 months to 1 June 2020, 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 of England region with a requirement for Security Cleared.

1 149 (51.56%) SC Cleared
2 107 (37.02%) Agile Software Development
3 66 (22.84%) Cybersecurity
4 61 (21.11%) DV Cleared
5 58 (20.07%) Java
6 50 (17.30%) ITIL
6 50 (17.30%) Problem-Solving
7 45 (15.57%) Microsoft
7 45 (15.57%) Software Engineering
8 44 (15.22%) DevOps
9 41 (14.19%) Windows
10 37 (12.80%) Information Security
10 37 (12.80%) Analytical Skills
11 35 (12.11%) Python
12 34 (11.76%) C#
13 33 (11.42%) Scrum
14 31 (10.73%) Active Directory
14 31 (10.73%) AWS
15 29 (10.03%) Firewall
16 28 (9.69%) Azure
17 27 (9.34%) VMware
18 26 (9.00%) Finance
18 26 (9.00%) JavaScript
18 26 (9.00%) Oracle
18 26 (9.00%) JIRA
18 26 (9.00%) Docker
19 25 (8.65%) SLA
20 24 (8.30%) Machine Learning
20 24 (8.30%) Data Science
21 23 (7.96%) Public Sector

Security 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 10 (3.46%) Elasticsearch
1 10 (3.46%) IIS
1 10 (3.46%) SharePoint
2 8 (2.77%) MS Exchange
3 7 (2.42%) Confluence
4 6 (2.08%) Skype for Business
5 3 (1.04%) OpenStack
5 3 (1.04%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.35%) CMS
6 1 (0.35%) JBoss
6 1 (0.35%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.35%) WebLogic
Applications
1 7 (2.42%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (0.35%) PTC Creo
2 1 (0.35%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 14 (4.84%) SAP SCM
2 11 (3.81%) SAP MM
2 11 (3.81%) SAP SD
3 8 (2.77%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 7 (2.42%) Oracle EBS R12
4 7 (2.42%) Remedy ITSM
4 7 (2.42%) SAP WM
5 5 (1.73%) Oracle Assets
5 5 (1.73%) Oracle EBS
5 5 (1.73%) Oracle General Ledger
5 5 (1.73%) Oracle Payables
5 5 (1.73%) Oracle Receivables
5 5 (1.73%) Relativity
5 5 (1.73%) Ringtail
6 4 (1.38%) Oracle ERP
7 3 (1.04%) Oracle Financials
7 3 (1.04%) Oracle iProcurement
8 2 (0.69%) Oracle Cash Management
9 1 (0.35%) Hyperion Planning
9 1 (0.35%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 31 (10.73%) AWS
2 28 (9.69%) Azure
3 19 (6.57%) Office 365
4 6 (2.08%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (1.73%) Azure Active Directory
5 5 (1.73%) GCP
6 4 (1.38%) AWS CloudFormation
6 4 (1.38%) IaaS
6 4 (1.38%) OpenShift
6 4 (1.38%) PaaS
6 4 (1.38%) SaaS
7 3 (1.04%) Serverless
8 2 (0.69%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.69%) Amazon SQS
8 2 (0.69%) Dynamics 365
8 2 (0.69%) Tricentis Tosca
9 1 (0.35%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 1 (0.35%) GitHub
9 1 (0.35%) Oracle CX
Communications & Networking
1 29 (10.03%) Firewall
2 22 (7.61%) LAN
2 22 (7.61%) WAN
3 19 (6.57%) DHCP
4 17 (5.88%) DNS
4 17 (5.88%) Network Security
4 17 (5.88%) VPN
5 13 (4.50%) TCP/IP
6 10 (3.46%) MPLS
7 7 (2.42%) Skype
8 6 (2.08%) Wi-Fi
9 4 (1.38%) OSPF
9 4 (1.38%) SAN
9 4 (1.38%) VLAN
10 3 (1.04%) Broadband
10 3 (1.04%) Converged Networks
11 2 (0.69%) BGP
11 2 (0.69%) DWDM
11 2 (0.69%) SDH
12 1 (0.35%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (5.19%) MongoDB
2 12 (4.15%) SQL Server
3 8 (2.77%) Amazon RDS
4 7 (2.42%) Big Data
5 6 (2.08%) MySQL
6 5 (1.73%) EDRMS
7 4 (1.38%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (1.04%) Apache Accumulo
8 3 (1.04%) Event Store
8 3 (1.04%) NoSQL
9 2 (0.69%) Oracle Database
9 2 (0.69%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.35%) Oracle Database 12c
10 1 (0.35%) Oracle Smart View
10 1 (0.35%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (0.35%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.35%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.35%) SQL Server 2014
10 1 (0.35%) SQL Server 2016
10 1 (0.35%) SQL Server 2017
Development Applications
1 26 (9.00%) JIRA
2 13 (4.50%) Jenkins
3 10 (3.46%) Bitbucket
4 8 (2.77%) Git (software)
4 8 (2.77%) Metasploit
5 5 (1.73%) git-flow
5 5 (1.73%) Selenium
6 4 (1.38%) Maven
7 3 (1.04%) Cucumber
7 3 (1.04%) Mockito
8 2 (0.69%) DbUnit
8 2 (0.69%) GitLab
8 2 (0.69%) JMeter
8 2 (0.69%) jMock
8 2 (0.69%) JUnit
8 2 (0.69%) LoadRunner
8 2 (0.69%) SilkPerformer
8 2 (0.69%) SonarQube
8 2 (0.69%) Visual Studio
8 2 (0.69%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 26 (9.00%) Finance
2 23 (7.96%) Public Sector
3 21 (7.27%) Back Office
4 17 (5.88%) Police
5 14 (4.84%) Legal
6 13 (4.50%) Law
7 11 (3.81%) Telecoms
8 10 (3.46%) Manufacturing
9 8 (2.77%) Retail
10 5 (1.73%) Aerospace
10 5 (1.73%) General Ledger
11 2 (0.69%) Banking
11 2 (0.69%) Games
11 2 (0.69%) Marketing
12 1 (0.35%) Local Government
12 1 (0.35%) Military
Job Titles
1 36 (12.46%) Consultant
2 34 (11.76%) Analyst
3 31 (10.73%) Software Engineer
4 28 (9.69%) Developer
5 19 (6.57%) SAP Consultant
6 15 (5.19%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 15 (5.19%) Network Engineer
7 13 (4.50%) Architect
8 11 (3.81%) SAP MM Consultant
8 11 (3.81%) SAP SD Consultant
8 11 (3.81%) SAP SD/MM Consultant
8 11 (3.81%) Technical Engineer
9 10 (3.46%) Cybersecurity Consultant
9 10 (3.46%) Security Consultant
9 10 (3.46%) Support Analyst
10 9 (3.11%) Desktop Engineer
11 8 (2.77%) Administrator
11 8 (2.77%) Java Developer
11 8 (2.77%) Managing Consultant
11 8 (2.77%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (5.88%) Spring
2 15 (5.19%) .NET
2 15 (5.19%) Spring Boot
3 13 (4.50%) HTML
4 11 (3.81%) HTML5
5 9 (3.11%) Redux
6 8 (2.77%) AngularJS
7 7 (2.42%) React
7 7 (2.42%) Web Services
8 5 (1.73%) Java EE
9 4 (1.38%) .NET Framework
9 4 (1.38%) JPA
9 4 (1.38%) Kafka
10 3 (1.04%) ActiveMQ
10 3 (1.04%) CSS
10 3 (1.04%) Gherkin
10 3 (1.04%) Hibernate
10 3 (1.04%) Oracle Fusion
10 3 (1.04%) RESTful
10 3 (1.04%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 37 (12.80%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (4.84%) Cyberthreat
2 14 (4.84%) User Experience
3 13 (4.50%) Security Operations Centre
4 12 (4.15%) Greenfield Project
5 10 (3.46%) Driving Licence
6 9 (3.11%) Self-Motivation
7 8 (2.77%) Data Centre
7 8 (2.77%) Management Information System
8 7 (2.42%) e-Learning
9 6 (2.08%) Cloud Native
10 5 (1.73%) CMDB
10 5 (1.73%) Mobile Computing
10 5 (1.73%) NHS
11 4 (1.38%) Cyberattack
11 4 (1.38%) Smart Meter
12 2 (0.69%) Analytical Mindset
12 2 (0.69%) Cyber Kill Chain
12 2 (0.69%) Enterprise Software
12 2 (0.69%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 41 (14.19%) Windows
2 23 (7.96%) Linux
2 23 (7.96%) Windows Server
3 11 (3.81%) CentOS
4 9 (3.11%) Windows 10
5 8 (2.77%) Apple iOS
5 8 (2.77%) Kali Linux
6 7 (2.42%) Android
7 4 (1.38%) Windows 7
7 4 (1.38%) Windows Server 2016
8 3 (1.04%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (1.04%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.69%) Mac OS
9 2 (0.69%) Unix
9 2 (0.69%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.35%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (0.35%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.35%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (37.02%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (22.84%) Cybersecurity
3 50 (17.30%) ITIL
3 50 (17.30%) Problem-Solving
4 45 (15.57%) Software Engineering
5 44 (15.22%) DevOps
6 37 (12.80%) Information Security
7 33 (11.42%) Scrum
8 24 (8.30%) Data Science
8 24 (8.30%) Machine Learning
9 23 (7.96%) ITSM
10 21 (7.27%) Service Management
11 19 (6.57%) Mentoring
11 19 (6.57%) Risk Management
12 18 (6.23%) Analytics
12 18 (6.23%) Security Operations
12 18 (6.23%) Stakeholder Management
13 17 (5.88%) Coaching
13 17 (5.88%) Test Automation
14 16 (5.54%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 58 (20.07%) Java
2 35 (12.11%) Python
3 34 (11.76%) C#
4 26 (9.00%) JavaScript
5 21 (7.27%) Java 8
6 20 (6.92%) PowerShell
7 16 (5.54%) SQL
8 13 (4.50%) C
8 13 (4.50%) C++
9 11 (3.81%) Bash Shell
10 4 (1.38%) Go
11 3 (1.04%) Apple Swift
11 3 (1.04%) Objective-C
12 2 (0.69%) Perl
12 2 (0.69%) Scala
13 1 (0.35%) PHP
13 1 (0.35%) Ruby
13 1 (0.35%) TypeScript
13 1 (0.35%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 149 (51.56%) SC Cleared
2 61 (21.11%) DV Cleared
3 22 (7.61%) CCNP
3 22 (7.61%) Cisco Certification
4 21 (7.27%) Degree
5 16 (5.54%) BPSS Clearance
6 15 (5.19%) CISSP
7 12 (4.15%) CCNA
7 12 (4.15%) Microsoft Certification
8 10 (3.46%) CISM
8 10 (3.46%) MCSE
9 8 (2.77%) ITIL Certification
9 8 (2.77%) MCSA
10 7 (2.42%) MCITP
10 7 (2.42%) MCTS
11 5 (1.73%) CCSE
11 5 (1.73%) CCSP
11 5 (1.73%) CTC Cleared
11 5 (1.73%) JNCIA
11 5 (1.73%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (8.65%) SLA
2 11 (3.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (1.38%) GDPR
4 2 (0.69%) NIST
5 1 (0.35%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27005
5 1 (0.35%) PMO
System Software
1 31 (10.73%) Active Directory
2 26 (9.00%) Docker
3 18 (6.23%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (3.81%) Hyper-V
5 3 (1.04%) Snort
5 3 (1.04%) vSphere
6 2 (0.69%) Postfix
6 2 (0.69%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (0.69%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.69%) VMware NSX
7 1 (0.35%) Citrix Hypervisor
7 1 (0.35%) NDS
7 1 (0.35%) NetIQ eDirectory
7 1 (0.35%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 20 (6.92%) Kubernetes
2 10 (3.46%) Ansible
3 6 (2.08%) OpenView
3 6 (2.08%) Terraform
3 6 (2.08%) Tivoli
4 5 (1.73%) BMC PATROL
4 5 (1.73%) FortiGate
4 5 (1.73%) FTK
4 5 (1.73%) Nagios
4 5 (1.73%) Nessus
4 5 (1.73%) SCOM
4 5 (1.73%) Tivoli Monitoring
4 5 (1.73%) vRealize
5 4 (1.38%) Puppet
6 3 (1.04%) SCCM
7 2 (0.69%) Microsoft Intune
7 2 (0.69%) Packer
7 2 (0.69%) ZABBIX
8 1 (0.35%) CA Spectrum
8 1 (0.35%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 45 (15.57%) Microsoft
2 27 (9.34%) VMware
3 26 (9.00%) Oracle
4 23 (7.96%) Cisco
5 20 (6.92%) SAP
6 16 (5.54%) Citrix
7 14 (4.84%) ServiceNow
8 13 (4.50%) Juniper
8 13 (4.50%) TOWER Software
9 12 (4.15%) Atlassian
9 12 (4.15%) HP
10 11 (3.81%) CheckPoint
11 9 (3.11%) Capita
11 9 (3.11%) Fortinet
11 9 (3.11%) Remedy
12 8 (2.77%) Palo Alto
13 7 (2.42%) Virgin Media
14 6 (2.08%) CA
14 6 (2.08%) IBM
14 6 (2.08%) Meraki