SC Cleared Jobs in the South West

Security Check (SC) Clearance
England > South West

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for SC Cleared qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 29 May 2024 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

6 months to
29 May 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 15 13 19
Rank change year-on-year -2 +6 +9
Permanent jobs citing SC Cleared 916 880 1,096
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South West 9.38% 13.10% 13.03%
As % of the Qualifications category 27.51% 30.53% 33.46%
Number of salaries quoted 608 414 534
10th Percentile £30,385 £36,250 £35,103
25th Percentile £42,500 £43,125 £43,006
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £57,500 £53,112
Median % change year-on-year -4.35% +8.26% +6.22%
75th Percentile £65,688 £75,000 £68,750
90th Percentile £70,250 £82,500 £78,375
England median annual salary £55,000 £62,450 £55,000
% change year-on-year -11.93% +13.55% -

All Academic and Professional Certifications
South West

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 South West with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 3,330 2,882 3,276
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South West 34.09% 42.90% 38.94%
Number of salaries quoted 2,177 1,264 1,655
10th Percentile £29,820 £30,932 £30,245
25th Percentile £40,000 £39,294 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £54,882 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +0.22% +9.76% +3.09%
75th Percentile £67,500 £70,600 £65,000
90th Percentile £81,786 £82,500 £76,250
England median annual salary £54,399 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -9.34% +9.09% -

SC Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for SC Cleared in the South West

SC Cleared
Salary Trend in the South West

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing SC Cleared in the South West.

Salary trend for SC Cleared in the South West

SC Cleared
Salary Histogram in the South West

Salary distribution for jobs citing SC Cleared in the South West over the 6 months to 29 May 2024.

Salary histogram for SC Cleared in the South West

SC Cleared
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SC Cleared within the South West region over the 6 months to 29 May 2024. 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
Jobs
Bristol +3 294 £67,750 +12.92% 98
Gloucestershire -11 236 £50,000 -25.93% 24
Wiltshire +6 200 £50,000 -1.96% 52
Dorset +5 105 £43,072 -17.96% 20
Somerset +12 56 £30,385 -36.03% 22
Devon -24 9 £50,000 -9.50% 25
SC Cleared
England

SC Cleared
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the South West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 78 (8.52%) Confluence
2 34 (3.71%) Microsoft Exchange
3 33 (3.60%) ArcGIS
4 28 (3.06%) SharePoint
5 27 (2.95%) GeoServer
6 24 (2.62%) Apache
7 20 (2.18%) Apache Spark
8 10 (1.09%) SharePoint 2010
8 10 (1.09%) SharePoint 2013
9 4 (0.44%) WebLogic
10 2 (0.22%) Tomcat
10 2 (0.22%) WildFly
11 1 (0.11%) IIS
Applications
1 44 (4.80%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (1.31%) Simulink
3 7 (0.76%) Microsoft Excel
4 4 (0.44%) Sketch
5 3 (0.33%) Microsoft Project
6 2 (0.22%) GNU Octave
6 2 (0.22%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.11%) Adobe XD
7 1 (0.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 1 (0.11%) Revit
Business Applications
1 41 (4.48%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
2 21 (2.29%) Maximo
3 4 (0.44%) Primavera
3 4 (0.44%) Q-Pulse
4 3 (0.33%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.11%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 198 (21.62%) Azure
2 174 (19.00%) AWS
3 69 (7.53%) Microsoft 365
4 61 (6.66%) OpenShift
5 39 (4.26%) GCP
6 33 (3.60%) Azure DevOps
7 23 (2.51%) AWS CloudFormation
7 23 (2.51%) AWS Lambda
7 23 (2.51%) SaaS
7 23 (2.51%) Serverless
8 21 (2.29%) Amazon EKS
9 15 (1.64%) Power Platform
10 8 (0.87%) Dynamics 365
10 8 (0.87%) Miro
10 8 (0.87%) Power Automate
11 7 (0.76%) PaaS
12 6 (0.66%) Amazon EC2
12 6 (0.66%) IaaS
12 6 (0.66%) PowerApps
13 5 (0.55%) Figma
Communications & Networking
1 34 (3.71%) Firewall
2 32 (3.49%) TCP/IP
3 29 (3.17%) DNS
4 23 (2.51%) DHCP
5 22 (2.40%) AMQP
6 21 (2.29%) Wireless
7 19 (2.07%) HTTP
8 18 (1.97%) LAN
8 18 (1.97%) WAN
9 14 (1.53%) SAN
10 10 (1.09%) iSCSI
10 10 (1.09%) Network Security
11 9 (0.98%) Cisco IPT
11 9 (0.98%) Ethernet
11 9 (0.98%) Fibre Channel
12 6 (0.66%) BGP
12 6 (0.66%) RS-232
12 6 (0.66%) VLAN
13 5 (0.55%) Structured Cabling
13 5 (0.55%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (4.04%) GIS
2 33 (3.60%) Big Data
3 27 (2.95%) PostgreSQL
3 27 (2.95%) QGIS
4 21 (2.29%) SQL Server
5 20 (2.18%) Hadoop
6 17 (1.86%) Cloudera CDH
7 14 (1.53%) Data Warehouse
8 13 (1.42%) Relational Database
9 12 (1.31%) Power BI
10 11 (1.20%) MySQL
11 10 (1.09%) Amazon RDS
11 10 (1.09%) Elasticsearch
12 7 (0.76%) NoSQL
13 6 (0.66%) MongoDB
14 5 (0.55%) Geospatial Data
14 5 (0.55%) InfluxDB
14 5 (0.55%) Oracle Database
14 5 (0.55%) RDBMS
15 4 (0.44%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 88 (9.61%) JIRA
2 86 (9.39%) Git
3 81 (8.84%) Visual Studio
4 76 (8.30%) Bitbucket
5 59 (6.44%) Sourcetree
6 18 (1.97%) GitLab
7 16 (1.75%) Jenkins
8 15 (1.64%) LabVIEW
8 15 (1.64%) Rational DOORS
9 8 (0.87%) NetBeans
10 6 (0.66%) Eclipse
10 6 (0.66%) Team Foundation Server
11 4 (0.44%) Cucumber
11 4 (0.44%) Cypress.io
11 4 (0.44%) Selenium
11 4 (0.44%) SonarQube
12 3 (0.33%) JMeter
12 3 (0.33%) Robot Framework
13 2 (0.22%) PetaLinux
13 2 (0.22%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 141 (15.39%) Social Skills
2 118 (12.88%) Aerospace
3 106 (11.57%) Games
4 94 (10.26%) Finance
4 94 (10.26%) Presentation Skills
5 49 (5.35%) Inclusion and Diversity
6 42 (4.59%) Military
7 34 (3.71%) Public Sector
8 33 (3.60%) Analytical Skills
9 28 (3.06%) Organisational Skills
10 20 (2.18%) Influencing Skills
11 15 (1.64%) Telecoms
12 13 (1.42%) Manufacturing
13 11 (1.20%) Electronics
14 9 (0.98%) Retail
15 7 (0.76%) Publishing
16 4 (0.44%) Back Office
16 4 (0.44%) Legal
16 4 (0.44%) Marketing
17 3 (0.33%) Billing
Job Titles
1 164 (17.90%) Senior
2 136 (14.85%) Developer
3 90 (9.83%) Architect
4 76 (8.30%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 73 (7.97%) 3D Developer
5 73 (7.97%) Games Developer
5 73 (7.97%) Software Engineer
5 73 (7.97%) Unity 3D Developer
6 66 (7.21%) Solutions Architect
7 64 (6.99%) Support Engineer
8 63 (6.88%) Consultant
9 62 (6.77%) Project Manager
10 54 (5.90%) Lead
11 53 (5.79%) Systems Engineer
12 43 (4.69%) Senior Developer
13 42 (4.59%) Security Consultant
14 40 (4.37%) Information Assurance Manager
14 40 (4.37%) Information Manager
15 35 (3.82%) Analyst
16 34 (3.71%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (7.97%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 69 (7.53%) .NET
3 65 (7.10%) React
4 31 (3.38%) CSS
5 28 (3.06%) .NET Core
6 27 (2.95%) AngularJS
6 27 (2.95%) Leaflet
6 27 (2.95%) OpenLayers
6 27 (2.95%) PostGIS
7 26 (2.84%) RabbitMQ
8 25 (2.73%) REST
9 24 (2.62%) Node.js
10 22 (2.40%) Spring Boot
11 20 (2.18%) Spring
12 17 (1.86%) gRPC
12 17 (1.86%) Material-UI
12 17 (1.86%) OpenAPI
12 17 (1.86%) Swagger
13 12 (1.31%) HTML
14 9 (0.98%) ModSecurity
Miscellaneous
1 73 (7.97%) Virtual Reality
2 53 (5.79%) Driving Licence
3 35 (3.82%) Management Information System
4 31 (3.38%) Cyberattack
5 19 (2.07%) Cloud Native
5 19 (2.07%) Private Cloud
6 18 (1.97%) Self-Motivation
7 15 (1.64%) EMC VNX
8 14 (1.53%) Clustering
9 13 (1.42%) Cyber Defence
10 12 (1.31%) Cyber Threat
10 12 (1.31%) Linux Command Line
10 12 (1.31%) Smartphone
11 10 (1.09%) Greenfield Project
11 10 (1.09%) Public Cloud
11 10 (1.09%) Replication
12 9 (0.98%) Algorithms
12 9 (0.98%) Data Centre
12 9 (0.98%) Security Operations Centre
13 8 (0.87%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 157 (17.14%) Windows
2 141 (15.39%) Linux
3 51 (5.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 50 (5.46%) Windows Server
5 45 (4.91%) Windows 10
6 27 (2.95%) CentOS
7 21 (2.29%) Ubuntu
8 17 (1.86%) Debian
9 16 (1.75%) Unix
10 13 (1.42%) AIX
11 12 (1.31%) Windows 7
12 10 (1.09%) Android
13 9 (0.98%) Windows Server 2016
14 8 (0.87%) Windows Server 2012
14 8 (0.87%) Windows Server 2019
15 7 (0.76%) CoreOS
16 4 (0.44%) Solaris
17 3 (0.33%) zOS
18 2 (0.22%) FreeRTOS
19 1 (0.11%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 229 (25.00%) Agile
2 221 (24.13%) DevOps
3 189 (20.63%) Software Engineering
4 144 (15.72%) Actionable Insight
5 135 (14.74%) Scrum
6 123 (13.43%) UML
7 119 (12.99%) Cybersecurity
8 98 (10.70%) ITIL
9 95 (10.37%) Problem-Solving
10 93 (10.15%) Information Assurance
11 90 (9.83%) Project Management
12 81 (8.84%) Design Patterns
12 81 (8.84%) Risk Management
13 77 (8.41%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 75 (8.19%) Collaborative Working
15 73 (7.97%) Use Case
16 67 (7.31%) TOGAF
17 64 (6.99%) Stakeholder Management
18 60 (6.55%) ArchiMate
19 59 (6.44%) Full Stack Development
Programming Languages
1 132 (14.41%) Python
2 101 (11.03%) C#
3 97 (10.59%) Java
4 73 (7.97%) JavaScript
5 61 (6.66%) PowerShell
6 46 (5.02%) SQL
7 39 (4.26%) Bash
8 25 (2.73%) TypeScript
9 24 (2.62%) C++
10 19 (2.07%) MATLAB
11 17 (1.86%) C
12 13 (1.42%) Go
13 7 (0.76%) Shell Script
14 6 (0.66%) VBA
15 5 (0.55%) Fortran
16 4 (0.44%) R
17 3 (0.33%) Scala
18 2 (0.22%) Perl
18 2 (0.22%) Ruby
19 1 (0.11%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 916 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 232 (25.33%) Degree
3 155 (16.92%) DV Cleared
4 121 (13.21%) BPSS Clearance
5 54 (5.90%) TOGAF Certification
6 50 (5.46%) CISM
6 50 (5.46%) CISSP
7 49 (5.35%) CESG Certified Professional
8 33 (3.60%) CRISC
9 17 (1.86%) Microsoft Certification
10 15 (1.64%) A+ Certification
11 13 (1.42%) ITIL Certification
12 10 (1.09%) Azure Certification
12 10 (1.09%) CISA
12 10 (1.09%) MCSE
13 8 (0.87%) Cisco Certification
13 8 (0.87%) Computer Science Degree
13 8 (0.87%) PMI Certification
14 7 (0.76%) AWS Certification
14 7 (0.76%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 67 (7.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 51 (5.57%) NCSC
3 20 (2.18%) ISO/IEC 15288
4 18 (1.97%) SLA
5 13 (1.42%) IEC 61508
6 10 (1.09%) Accessibility
6 10 (1.09%) Cyber Essentials
6 10 (1.09%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 10 (1.09%) ISO 9001
6 10 (1.09%) JSP 440
6 10 (1.09%) NIST
7 9 (0.98%) Def Stans
8 7 (0.76%) GDPR
9 6 (0.66%) QA
9 6 (0.66%) RMADS
9 6 (0.66%) TickIT
10 5 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 12207
10 5 (0.55%) WCAG
11 3 (0.33%) COBIT
11 3 (0.33%) Data Quality
System Software
1 104 (11.35%) Active Directory
2 86 (9.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 64 (6.99%) Hyper-V
4 57 (6.22%) Docker
5 16 (1.75%) VMware ESXi
6 7 (0.76%) XenDesktop
7 6 (0.66%) Microsoft App-V
8 4 (0.44%) XenApp
9 3 (0.33%) BitLocker
9 3 (0.33%) Firmware
10 2 (0.22%) Embedded Firmware
10 2 (0.22%) Virtual Servers
11 1 (0.11%) Virtual Machines
11 1 (0.11%) VMware NSX
11 1 (0.11%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 97 (10.59%) Ansible
2 67 (7.31%) Kubernetes
3 57 (6.22%) SCCM
4 48 (5.24%) Puppet
5 41 (4.48%) Terraform
6 15 (1.64%) EMC NetWorker
6 15 (1.64%) Nagios
6 15 (1.64%) vCenter Server
7 12 (1.31%) Backup Exec
7 12 (1.31%) NetBackup
8 9 (0.98%) Microsoft Intune
8 9 (0.98%) ZABBIX
9 7 (0.76%) Icinga
9 7 (0.76%) Kibana
10 6 (0.66%) Progress Chef
11 5 (0.55%) Docker Swarm
11 5 (0.55%) Grafana
11 5 (0.55%) Prometheus
12 4 (0.44%) SCOM
13 3 (0.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 256 (27.95%) Microsoft
2 97 (10.59%) VMware
3 55 (6.00%) Red Hat
4 41 (4.48%) Sparx
5 38 (4.15%) Google
6 34 (3.71%) ESRI
7 27 (2.95%) IBM
8 26 (2.84%) Oracle
9 23 (2.51%) SolarWinds
10 22 (2.40%) NetApp
11 21 (2.29%) Cisco
12 17 (1.86%) SaltStack
13 16 (1.75%) Veeam
14 15 (1.64%) EMC
15 13 (1.42%) Citrix
15 13 (1.42%) Hitachi
16 12 (1.31%) HP
16 12 (1.31%) McAfee
16 12 (1.31%) MobileIron
16 12 (1.31%) Veritas