Period
to 24 February 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Somerset with a requirement for SC Cleared qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 24 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Check (SC) Clearance
South West > Somerset
6 months to
24 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 66 50 64
Rank change year-on-year -16 +14 -29
Permanent jobs citing SC Cleared 22 57 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 2.46% 5.10% 3.91%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.69% 27.54% 19.28%
Number of salaries quoted 17 45 40
Somerset median annual salary £37,500 £50,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -25.00% +21.95% +5.81%
10th Percentile £31,589 £32,500 £31,000
90th Percentile £52,830 £74,000 £43,900
South West median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +17.65% +4.29%

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 Somerset with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Somerset
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 227 207 249
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 25.39% 18.53% 20.28%
Number of salaries quoted 191 161 206
Somerset median annual salary £38,300 £37,738 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.49% +0.63% +7.14%
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £63,750 £55,000
South West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,250
% change year-on-year - +6.51% +5.63%

SC Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

Job postings citing SC Cleared as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Somerset.

Job vacancy trend for SC Cleared in Somerset

SC Cleared
Salary Trend in Somerset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SC Cleared in Somerset.

Salary trend for SC Cleared in Somerset

SC Cleared
Salary Histogram in Somerset

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SC Cleared in Somerset over the 6 months to 24 February 2020.

Salary histogram for SC Cleared in Somerset

SC Cleared
Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SC Cleared within the Somerset region over the 6 months to 24 February 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
Taunton +3 18 £37,500 -0.63%
Bath -20 1 £52,500 +5.00% 5
SC Cleared
South West

For the 6 months to 24 February 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 Somerset region with a requirement for SC Cleared.

1 22 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (36.36%) Degree
2 8 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (36.36%) JavaScript
2 8 (36.36%) HTML
2 8 (36.36%) CSS
3 7 (31.82%) Data Protection
3 7 (31.82%) Axure RP
3 7 (31.82%) User Stories
3 7 (31.82%) User Experience
3 7 (31.82%) BPSS Clearance
3 7 (31.82%) Wireframes
3 7 (31.82%) Prototyping
3 7 (31.82%) Figma
4 5 (22.73%) Deployment Automation
4 5 (22.73%) Computer Science Degree
4 5 (22.73%) Coaching
4 5 (22.73%) Data Engineering
4 5 (22.73%) IaaS
4 5 (22.73%) Linux
4 5 (22.73%) Computer Science
5 4 (18.18%) Information Security
5 4 (18.18%) Network Management
5 4 (18.18%) Windows
6 3 (13.64%) Geospatial Data
6 3 (13.64%) Software Engineering
7 2 (9.09%) Incident Management
7 2 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (9.09%) Ethical Hacking
7 2 (9.09%) CEH

SC Cleared
Co-occurring IT Skills in Somerset 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 (9.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 7 (31.82%) Figma
Cloud Services
1 5 (22.73%) IaaS
2 1 (4.55%) AWS
2 1 (4.55%) Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) Firewall
1 2 (9.09%) Internet
1 2 (9.09%) Intrusion Detection
1 2 (9.09%) PABX
1 2 (9.09%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.64%) Geospatial Data
Development Applications
1 7 (31.82%) Axure RP
2 2 (9.09%) Burp Suite
2 2 (9.09%) Metasploit
3 1 (4.55%) JUnit
3 1 (4.55%) Mockito
General
1 1 (4.55%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 7 (31.82%) Designer
1 7 (31.82%) Interaction Designer
2 5 (22.73%) Data Engineer
2 5 (22.73%) Senior Data Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) Field Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) Field Support Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) Head of Engineering
3 2 (9.09%) Head of Software Engineering
3 2 (9.09%) IT Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) IT Security Officer
3 2 (9.09%) IT Support
3 2 (9.09%) IT Support Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) Security Officer
3 2 (9.09%) Support Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Desktop Support
4 1 (4.55%) Developer
4 1 (4.55%) Java Software Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Lead Developer
4 1 (4.55%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (36.36%) CSS
1 8 (36.36%) HTML
2 1 (4.55%) .NET
2 1 (4.55%) .NET Core
2 1 (4.55%) AngularJS
2 1 (4.55%) Hibernate
2 1 (4.55%) Java EE
2 1 (4.55%) jQuery
2 1 (4.55%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 7 (31.82%) User Experience
2 2 (9.09%) CESG
2 2 (9.09%) Data Centre
2 2 (9.09%) Management Information System
2 2 (9.09%) Social Network
3 1 (4.55%) Cloud Native
Operating Systems
1 5 (22.73%) Linux
2 4 (18.18%) Windows
3 2 (9.09%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (31.82%) Data Protection
2 7 (31.82%) Prototyping
2 7 (31.82%) User Stories
2 7 (31.82%) Wireframes
3 5 (22.73%) Coaching
3 5 (22.73%) Computer Science
3 5 (22.73%) Data Engineering
3 5 (22.73%) Deployment Automation
4 4 (18.18%) Information Security
4 4 (18.18%) Network Management
5 3 (13.64%) Software Engineering
6 2 (9.09%) Application Packaging
6 2 (9.09%) Incident Management
6 2 (9.09%) OWASP
6 2 (9.09%) Resource Allocation
6 2 (9.09%) Security Monitoring
6 2 (9.09%) SIEM
6 2 (9.09%) Software Deployment
6 2 (9.09%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (36.36%) JavaScript
2 2 (9.09%) Java
3 1 (4.55%) SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (36.36%) Degree
3 7 (31.82%) BPSS Clearance
4 5 (22.73%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (9.09%) CCNA
5 2 (9.09%) CEH
5 2 (9.09%) CESG Certified Professional
5 2 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (9.09%) CISM
5 2 (9.09%) CISSP
5 2 (9.09%) DV Cleared
5 2 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (9.09%) MCP
5 2 (9.09%) MCSE
5 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (4.55%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 20000
1 2 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (9.09%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.55%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) Nmap
1 2 (9.09%) SCCM
2 1 (4.55%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 2 (9.09%) Cisco
1 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
1 2 (9.09%) Nortel
1 2 (9.09%) Panasonic
1 2 (9.09%) Red Box
1 2 (9.09%) Siemens