Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Somerset with a requirement for Security Cleared qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Clearance
South West > Somerset
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 49 36 71
Rank change year-on-year -13 +35 -28
Permanent jobs citing Security Cleared 75 91 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 5.60% 6.91% 3.35%
As % of the Qualifications category 27.88% 24.66% 13.68%
Number of salaries quoted 63 62 28
Somerset median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £33,750
Median salary % change year-on-year - +18.52% +13.59%
10th Percentile £31,000 £31,025 £24,694
90th Percentile £51,250 £47,000 £46,625
South West median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 Somerset with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Somerset
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 269 369 307
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 20.07% 28.02% 24.52%
Number of salaries quoted 209 281 280
Somerset median annual salary £38,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.57% - +7.69%
10th Percentile £25,000 £22,250 £21,975
90th Percentile £54,000 £52,500 £50,125
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Security Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

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

Job vacancy trend for Security Cleared in Somerset

Security Cleared
Salary Trend in Somerset

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

Salary trend for Security Cleared in Somerset

Security Cleared
Salary Histogram in Somerset

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Security Cleared in Somerset over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Security Cleared in Somerset

Security 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 Security Cleared within the Somerset region over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. 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
Bath -2 17 £40,751 -27.55% 1
Taunton -18 8 £40,000 +6.67%
Clevedon - 1 - -
Security Cleared
South West

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, IT jobs citing Security Cleared also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Somerset region with a requirement for Security Cleared.

1 56 (74.67%) SC Cleared
2 54 (72.00%) Test Automation
3 52 (69.33%) Agile Software Development
4 45 (60.00%) Java
5 41 (54.67%) System Testing
6 40 (53.33%) Hadoop
7 23 (30.67%) Software Engineering
8 16 (21.33%) Microsoft
9 11 (14.67%) C#
9 11 (14.67%) Team Foundation Server
10 9 (12.00%) Windows
11 8 (10.67%) .NET
12 7 (9.33%) Microsoft Office
12 7 (9.33%) ASP.NET
12 7 (9.33%) SQL
12 7 (9.33%) MVC
12 7 (9.33%) Analytical Skills
13 6 (8.00%) BPSS Clearance
13 6 (8.00%) WPF
13 6 (8.00%) Microsoft Azure
13 6 (8.00%) ASP.NET MVC
13 6 (8.00%) BDD
13 6 (8.00%) .NET Framework
13 6 (8.00%) SQL Server
14 5 (6.67%) Active Directory
14 5 (6.67%) JavaScript
14 5 (6.67%) HTML
14 5 (6.67%) QA
14 5 (6.67%) Scrum
14 5 (6.67%) Release Management

Security 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 (2.67%) IIS
2 1 (1.33%) Apache
2 1 (1.33%) Apache Pig
2 1 (1.33%) OpenStack
2 1 (1.33%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (9.33%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.33%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.67%) IaaS
3 2 (2.67%) Office 365
4 1 (1.33%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.33%) G Suite
4 1 (1.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.67%) Firewall
1 2 (2.67%) Kerberos
1 2 (2.67%) LDAP
2 1 (1.33%) DHCP
2 1 (1.33%) DNS
2 1 (1.33%) Network Security
2 1 (1.33%) SAN
2 1 (1.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (53.33%) Hadoop
2 6 (8.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.67%) MongoDB
3 2 (2.67%) NoSQL
3 2 (2.67%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.33%) MS Access
4 1 (1.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 11 (14.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (5.33%) Visual Studio Team System
3 3 (4.00%) Visual Studio
4 2 (2.67%) Cucumber
4 2 (2.67%) Moq
4 2 (2.67%) NUnit
4 2 (2.67%) SpecFlow
5 1 (1.33%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.33%) JIRA
5 1 (1.33%) Mockito
5 1 (1.33%) Selenium
5 1 (1.33%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.33%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (4.00%) Finance
2 2 (2.67%) Law
3 1 (1.33%) Aerospace
3 1 (1.33%) Banking
3 1 (1.33%) Local Government
3 1 (1.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 42 (56.00%) Developer
2 40 (53.33%) Java Developer
3 18 (24.00%) Lead Developer
3 18 (24.00%) Lead Java Developer
4 6 (8.00%) Analyst
5 4 (5.33%) Test Analyst
6 3 (4.00%) Consultant
6 3 (4.00%) Security Consultant
6 3 (4.00%) Software Engineer
6 3 (4.00%) Test Automation Engineer
6 3 (4.00%) Test Engineer
6 3 (4.00%) Tester
7 2 (2.67%) Automation Tester
7 2 (2.67%) IT Engineer
7 2 (2.67%) IT Support
7 2 (2.67%) QA Automation Tester
7 2 (2.67%) QA Tester
7 2 (2.67%) Web Applications Tester
7 2 (2.67%) Web Automation Tester
7 2 (2.67%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (10.67%) .NET
2 7 (9.33%) ASP.NET
3 6 (8.00%) .NET Framework
3 6 (8.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 6 (8.00%) WPF
4 5 (6.67%) HTML
5 3 (4.00%) Entity Framework
6 2 (2.67%) CSS
6 2 (2.67%) Gherkin
6 2 (2.67%) Spring
6 2 (2.67%) WCF
6 2 (2.67%) Web Services
6 2 (2.67%) XML
7 1 (1.33%) AngularJS
7 1 (1.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 1 (1.33%) J2EE
7 1 (1.33%) NHibernate
7 1 (1.33%) Struts
7 1 (1.33%) WinForms
7 1 (1.33%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.33%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (6.67%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.67%) User Experience
4 1 (1.33%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.33%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.33%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.33%) Mobile Banking
4 1 (1.33%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 9 (12.00%) Windows
2 4 (5.33%) Linux
2 4 (5.33%) Windows Server
3 2 (2.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (2.67%) Windows 10
3 2 (2.67%) Windows 7
3 2 (2.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.33%) Android
4 1 (1.33%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.33%) Mac OS X
4 1 (1.33%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (1.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (72.00%) Test Automation
2 52 (69.33%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (54.67%) System Testing
4 23 (30.67%) Software Engineering
5 7 (9.33%) MVC
6 6 (8.00%) BDD
7 5 (6.67%) Release Management
7 5 (6.67%) Scrum
7 5 (6.67%) Unit Testing
8 4 (5.33%) ITIL
8 4 (5.33%) Penetration Testing
8 4 (5.33%) SDLC
8 4 (5.33%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (4.00%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (4.00%) Cybersecurity
9 3 (4.00%) Project Management
9 3 (4.00%) Project Planning
9 3 (4.00%) Test Management
9 3 (4.00%) Test Scripting
9 3 (4.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 45 (60.00%) Java
2 11 (14.67%) C#
3 7 (9.33%) SQL
4 5 (6.67%) JavaScript
5 3 (4.00%) PowerShell
6 2 (2.67%) C
6 2 (2.67%) C++
6 2 (2.67%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.33%) Ruby
7 1 (1.33%) XPath
7 1 (1.33%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 56 (74.67%) SC Cleared
2 6 (8.00%) BPSS Clearance
3 3 (4.00%) Degree
3 3 (4.00%) ISEB
4 2 (2.67%) DV Cleared
4 2 (2.67%) ISTQB
4 2 (2.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.33%) Chartered Engineer
5 1 (1.33%) CISM
5 1 (1.33%) CISSP
5 1 (1.33%) GCIA
5 1 (1.33%) HND
5 1 (1.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (1.33%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.67%) QA
2 1 (1.33%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (1.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.33%) NIST 800
2 1 (1.33%) PMO
2 1 (1.33%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (6.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.67%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.33%) Dovecot
3 1 (1.33%) Shibboleth
3 1 (1.33%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (1.33%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 16 (21.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.33%) Xamarin
3 3 (4.00%) Oracle
3 3 (4.00%) VMware
4 2 (2.67%) Red Hat
4 2 (2.67%) Sun
5 1 (1.33%) EMC
5 1 (1.33%) Google
5 1 (1.33%) Snow
5 1 (1.33%) SolarWinds
5 1 (1.33%) Sophos