Period
to 26 January 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland with a requirement for Security Cleared qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 26 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Clearance
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
26 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 57 77 63
Rank change year-on-year +20 -14 -38
Permanent jobs citing Security Cleared 9 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 1.58% 0.16% 0.85%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.91% 0.63% 2.44%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 4
Northern Ireland median annual salary £50,000 - £32,000
10th Percentile £35,375 - £23,300
90th Percentile £55,000 - £42,250
UK median annual salary £52,190 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +4.38% +11.11% -

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 Northern Ireland with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Northern Ireland
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 101 158 164
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 17.75% 25.04% 34.89%
Number of salaries quoted 63 99 91
Northern Ireland median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £23,779 £25,850 £22,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £50,500 £52,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

Security Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

Job postings citing Security Cleared as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland.

Job vacancy trend for Security Cleared in Northern Ireland

Security Cleared
Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Security Cleared in Northern Ireland.

Salary trend for Security Cleared in Northern Ireland

Security Cleared
Salary Histogram in Northern Ireland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Security Cleared in Northern Ireland over the 6 months to 26 January 2020.

Salary histogram for Security Cleared in Northern Ireland

Security Cleared
Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Cleared within the Northern Ireland region over the 6 months to 26 January 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
County Antrim +21 9 £50,000 - 2
Security Cleared
UK

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 Northern Ireland region with a requirement for Security Cleared.

1 5 (55.56%) ITIL
1 5 (55.56%) Mentoring
2 4 (44.44%) Service Delivery
2 4 (44.44%) SC Cleared
3 3 (33.33%) SIEM
3 3 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
3 3 (33.33%) SLA
3 3 (33.33%) Windows
3 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 3 (33.33%) Analytics
4 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (22.22%) Coaching
4 2 (22.22%) HP StoreVirtual
4 2 (22.22%) Dell Compellent
4 2 (22.22%) Nimble Storage
4 2 (22.22%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (22.22%) Windows Server
4 2 (22.22%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
4 2 (22.22%) QRadar
4 2 (22.22%) SANS
4 2 (22.22%) Security Operations
4 2 (22.22%) Security Operations Centre
4 2 (22.22%) vRealize
4 2 (22.22%) Threat Detection
4 2 (22.22%) Threat Intelligence
4 2 (22.22%) Public Sector
4 2 (22.22%) IaaS
4 2 (22.22%) HP
4 2 (22.22%) Dell
4 2 (22.22%) MS Exchange

Security Cleared
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northern Ireland 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 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (22.22%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Azure
1 2 (22.22%) IaaS
1 2 (22.22%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) Cognos Analysis Studio
2 1 (11.11%) Cognos Framework Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Cognos Query Studio
2 1 (11.11%) Cognos Report Studio
2 1 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (11.11%) DataStage
2 1 (11.11%) DB2
2 1 (11.11%) DecisionStream
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database
2 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
General
1 2 (22.22%) Public Sector
1 2 (22.22%) Retail
2 1 (11.11%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Cybersecurity Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Security Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Administrator
3 2 (22.22%) Senior Systems Administrator
3 2 (22.22%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (11.11%) Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Data Warehouse Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Cybersecurity Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Data Warehouse Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Security Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Service Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Service Desk Team Leader
4 1 (11.11%) Support Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Support Officer
4 1 (11.11%) Team Leader
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Support
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Support Officer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) HP StoreVirtual
1 2 (22.22%) Security Operations Centre
2 1 (11.11%) Smart Energy
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (22.22%) Windows Server
3 1 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) ITIL
1 5 (55.56%) Mentoring
2 4 (44.44%) Service Delivery
3 3 (33.33%) Analytics
3 3 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
3 3 (33.33%) SIEM
4 2 (22.22%) Coaching
4 2 (22.22%) Configuration Management
4 2 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (22.22%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
4 2 (22.22%) ITIL V3
4 2 (22.22%) Security Operations
4 2 (22.22%) Service Management
4 2 (22.22%) Threat Detection
4 2 (22.22%) Threat Intelligence
5 1 (11.11%) Data Analytics
5 1 (11.11%) ITSM
5 1 (11.11%) Patch Management
5 1 (11.11%) Process Management
5 1 (11.11%) Resource Allocation
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) SC Cleared
2 2 (22.22%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (22.22%) MCSA
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (22.22%) SANS
3 1 (11.11%) CISSP
3 1 (11.11%) CompTIA Security+
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Hyper-V
1 2 (22.22%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) EMC NetWorker
1 2 (22.22%) NetBackup
1 2 (22.22%) QRadar
1 2 (22.22%) SCOM
1 2 (22.22%) vRealize
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (22.22%) 3PAR
2 2 (22.22%) CommVault
2 2 (22.22%) Dell
2 2 (22.22%) Dell Compellent
2 2 (22.22%) EqualLogic
2 2 (22.22%) HP
2 2 (22.22%) IBM
2 2 (22.22%) Nimble Storage
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle
2 2 (22.22%) Veeam
2 2 (22.22%) VMware
3 1 (11.11%) Cognos
3 1 (11.11%) LogRhythm
3 1 (11.11%) ServiceNow