SC Cleared Jobs in the UK excluding London

Security Check (SC) Clearance
UK > UK excluding London

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London with a requirement for SC Cleared qualifications. It includes a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months leading up to 12 June 2024, comparing them to the same period in the previous two years.

6 months to
12 Jun 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 43 47 60
Rank change year-on-year +4 +13 +13
Permanent jobs citing SC Cleared 3,805 3,345 3,706
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 4.75% 6.05% 4.85%
As % of the Qualifications category 18.47% 15.97% 14.62%
Number of salaries quoted 2,101 1,523 1,588
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £30,354
25th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £39,449
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £57,500 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year -4.35% +9.52% -
75th Percentile £67,500 £73,750 £66,250
90th Percentile £79,225 £83,750 £77,500
UK median annual salary £57,500 £62,500 £56,325
% change year-on-year -8.00% +10.96% +2.41%

All Academic and Professional Certifications
UK excluding London

SC Cleared falls under the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. For comparison with the information above, the following table provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications in the UK excluding London.

Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 20,605 20,946 25,343
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 25.72% 37.91% 33.19%
Number of salaries quoted 12,346 7,921 10,596
10th Percentile £27,500 £29,000 £28,000
25th Percentile £36,250 £37,500 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £52,500 £49,000
Median % change year-on-year -4.76% +7.14% +0.20%
75th Percentile £65,000 £67,500 £63,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £81,250 £76,250
UK median annual salary £53,555 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -10.74% +9.09% -

SC Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

Job postings citing SC Cleared as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London.

Job vacancy trend for SC Cleared in the UK excluding London

SC Cleared
Salary Trend in the UK excluding London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing SC Cleared in the UK excluding London.

Salary trend for SC Cleared in the UK excluding London

SC Cleared
Salary Histogram in the UK excluding London

Salary distribution for jobs citing SC Cleared in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 12 June 2024.

Salary histogram for SC Cleared in the UK excluding London

SC Cleared
Job Locations in the UK excluding London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SC Cleared within the UK excluding London region over the 6 months to 12 June 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
South East +13 1,238 £55,000 - 252
South West -3 927 £55,000 -8.33% 221
North of England +16 603 £56,500 -9.60% 165
North West +5 424 £55,000 -13.39% 107
Midlands -16 404 £55,000 -8.33% 130
West Midlands 0 280 £55,000 -8.33% 106
Scotland -48 237 £60,000 +8.67% 56
Wales +8 200 £58,800 +102.23% 23
Yorkshire +53 148 £60,000 -10.78% 48
East Midlands -36 124 £47,250 -10.00% 24
East of England -25 123 £52,250 -5.86% 84
Northern Ireland +14 100 £60,000 +66.67% 22
North East -31 31 £58,800 +23.79% 11
SC Cleared
UK

SC Cleared
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the UK excluding London 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
1 275 (7.23%) ArcGIS
2 264 (6.94%) GeoServer
3 106 (2.79%) WebLogic
4 101 (2.65%) Confluence
5 77 (2.02%) Microsoft Exchange
6 57 (1.50%) SharePoint
7 42 (1.10%) Apache
7 42 (1.10%) Oracle Service Bus
8 32 (0.84%) Apache Spark
9 28 (0.74%) OpenStack
10 27 (0.71%) IIS
11 18 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2010
12 14 (0.37%) Skype for Business
13 11 (0.29%) SharePoint 2010
13 11 (0.29%) SharePoint 2013
14 10 (0.26%) CMS
15 9 (0.24%) Red Hat Fuse
16 8 (0.21%) JBoss
17 7 (0.18%) Appian
18 4 (0.11%) TWiki
Applications
1 167 (4.39%) Microsoft Office
2 75 (1.97%) Microsoft Excel
3 70 (1.84%) MS Visio
4 57 (1.50%) Simulink
5 40 (1.05%) Sketch
6 25 (0.66%) Microsoft Project
7 16 (0.42%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 9 (0.24%) AutoCAD
9 4 (0.11%) EPLAN
9 4 (0.11%) Photoshop
10 2 (0.053%) Abaqus
10 2 (0.053%) Fireworks
10 2 (0.053%) GNU Octave
10 2 (0.053%) InDesign
10 2 (0.053%) Spreadsheet
11 1 (0.026%) Acrobat
11 1 (0.026%) Adobe XD
11 1 (0.026%) Revit
Business Applications
1 72 (1.89%) Remedy ITSM
2 71 (1.87%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
3 39 (1.02%) Siebel CRM
4 19 (0.50%) Maximo
5 8 (0.21%) Oracle EBS
6 7 (0.18%) Primavera
7 6 (0.16%) Dynamics CRM
8 4 (0.11%) Q-Pulse
9 3 (0.079%) SAP CO
9 3 (0.079%) SAP FI
9 3 (0.079%) SAP FI/CO
9 3 (0.079%) Teamcenter
10 2 (0.053%) Oracle Applications
10 2 (0.053%) Oracle Cash Management
10 2 (0.053%) Oracle EBS R12
10 2 (0.053%) Oracle ERP
10 2 (0.053%) SAP HR
11 1 (0.026%) CA PPM
11 1 (0.026%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 1 (0.026%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 941 (24.73%) Azure
2 765 (20.11%) AWS
3 165 (4.34%) Microsoft 365
4 98 (2.58%) Amazon EKS
5 84 (2.21%) GCP
6 81 (2.13%) Serverless
7 76 (2.00%) OpenShift
8 63 (1.66%) Miro
9 62 (1.63%) Azure DevOps
10 59 (1.55%) Dynamics 365
11 58 (1.52%) AWS CloudFormation
12 57 (1.50%) SaaS
13 49 (1.29%) AWS Lambda
14 43 (1.13%) Power Platform
15 41 (1.08%) Amazon SQS
15 41 (1.08%) Figma
16 40 (1.05%) Entra ID
16 40 (1.05%) Heroku
17 37 (0.97%) Cloud Computing
18 32 (0.84%) dbt
Communications & Networking
1 246 (6.47%) Firewall
2 161 (4.23%) DNS
3 114 (3.00%) TCP/IP
4 111 (2.92%) WAN
5 78 (2.05%) DHCP
6 74 (1.94%) BGP
6 74 (1.94%) Wireless
7 72 (1.89%) VPN
8 68 (1.79%) LAN
9 67 (1.76%) Network Security
9 67 (1.76%) SSL
10 59 (1.55%) SAN
11 43 (1.13%) Cisco Firepower
11 43 (1.13%) IPsec
12 39 (1.02%) MPLS
12 39 (1.02%) SD-WAN
13 36 (0.95%) Software-Defined Radio
14 34 (0.89%) AMQP
15 28 (0.74%) VLAN
16 25 (0.66%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 353 (9.28%) PostgreSQL
2 273 (7.17%) GIS
3 264 (6.94%) QGIS
4 97 (2.55%) Relational Database
5 89 (2.34%) Oracle Database
6 81 (2.13%) Hadoop
7 80 (2.10%) SQL Server
8 75 (1.97%) NoSQL
9 59 (1.55%) Big Data
10 58 (1.52%) Amazon RDS
10 58 (1.52%) MongoDB
11 55 (1.45%) RDBMS
12 43 (1.13%) Oracle Database 11g
13 42 (1.10%) Oracle Database 10g
13 42 (1.10%) VLDB
14 36 (0.95%) Elasticsearch
14 36 (0.95%) Oracle BI EE
14 36 (0.95%) Siebel EIM
15 33 (0.87%) MySQL
16 29 (0.76%) Cloudera CDH
Development Applications
1 177 (4.65%) JIRA
2 153 (4.02%) Git
3 112 (2.94%) Jenkins
4 85 (2.23%) Visual Studio
5 66 (1.73%) Bitbucket
6 59 (1.55%) Sourcetree
7 58 (1.52%) GitLab
8 34 (0.89%) Rational DOORS
9 22 (0.58%) Vagrant
10 21 (0.55%) Cucumber
10 21 (0.55%) JUnit
11 20 (0.53%) Selenium
12 19 (0.50%) Ant
12 19 (0.50%) Subversion
13 17 (0.45%) LabVIEW
14 16 (0.42%) SonarQube
15 14 (0.37%) CMake
16 12 (0.32%) MSI
17 11 (0.29%) JMeter
18 10 (0.26%) NetBeans
General
1 791 (20.79%) Social Skills
2 295 (7.75%) Aerospace
3 270 (7.10%) Finance
4 221 (5.81%) Public Sector
5 195 (5.12%) Analytical Skills
6 194 (5.10%) Inclusion and Diversity
7 120 (3.15%) Presentation Skills
8 117 (3.07%) Military
9 103 (2.71%) Games
10 93 (2.44%) Telecoms
11 71 (1.87%) Organisational Skills
12 62 (1.63%) Police
13 50 (1.31%) Electronics
14 40 (1.05%) Influencing Skills
14 40 (1.05%) Retail
15 37 (0.97%) Manufacturing
16 21 (0.55%) Law
17 18 (0.47%) Back Office
17 18 (0.47%) Marketing
18 11 (0.29%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 810 (21.29%) Senior
2 494 (12.98%) Software Engineer
3 451 (11.85%) Architect
4 373 (9.80%) Developer
5 298 (7.83%) Lead
6 261 (6.86%) Analyst
7 244 (6.41%) Senior Software Engineer
8 195 (5.12%) Systems Engineer
9 184 (4.84%) Solutions Architect
10 171 (4.49%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 169 (4.44%) Project Manager
12 168 (4.42%) Network Engineer
13 142 (3.73%) Consultant
14 134 (3.52%) Senior Developer
15 97 (2.55%) Designer
16 96 (2.52%) Business Analyst
17 92 (2.42%) DevOps Engineer
17 92 (2.42%) Support Engineer
18 77 (2.02%) Applications Support
19 76 (2.00%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 390 (10.25%) React
2 361 (9.49%) .NET
3 267 (7.02%) Leaflet
4 266 (6.99%) OpenLayers
5 264 (6.94%) PostGIS
6 262 (6.89%) CSS
7 251 (6.60%) .NET Core
8 178 (4.68%) Node.js
9 111 (2.92%) AngularJS
10 108 (2.84%) Spring Boot
11 105 (2.76%) Spring
12 103 (2.71%) REST
13 75 (1.97%) HTML
14 74 (1.94%) RabbitMQ
15 59 (1.55%) Unity (Game Engine)
16 57 (1.50%) Kafka
17 47 (1.24%) Middleware
18 43 (1.13%) Django
19 40 (1.05%) XML
20 39 (1.02%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 118 (3.10%) Management Information System
2 116 (3.05%) Data Centre
3 91 (2.39%) Driving Licence
4 87 (2.29%) Self-Motivation
5 81 (2.13%) Product Ownership
6 79 (2.08%) Enterprise Software
7 71 (1.87%) Virtual Team
8 64 (1.68%) Algorithms
9 61 (1.60%) Virtual Reality
10 57 (1.50%) Private Cloud
11 52 (1.37%) Cloud Native
11 52 (1.37%) Public Cloud
12 46 (1.21%) Operational Technology
13 42 (1.10%) CMDB
13 42 (1.10%) Greenfield Project
14 37 (0.97%) Cyberattack
15 31 (0.81%) Clustering
15 31 (0.81%) PKI
16 27 (0.71%) Analytical Mindset
16 27 (0.71%) Distributed Systems
Operating Systems
1 570 (14.98%) Linux
2 531 (13.96%) Windows
3 221 (5.81%) Windows Server
4 130 (3.42%) Unix
5 126 (3.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 99 (2.60%) Windows 10
7 88 (2.31%) Ubuntu
8 83 (2.18%) CentOS
9 70 (1.84%) Windows Server 2016
10 62 (1.63%) Solaris
11 60 (1.58%) Windows Server 2019
12 41 (1.08%) Android
13 39 (1.02%) Windows Server 2012
14 30 (0.79%) Windows 7
15 29 (0.76%) Debian
16 16 (0.42%) AIX
17 12 (0.32%) Windows XP
18 11 (0.29%) Windows NT
18 11 (0.29%) Windows Server 2008
19 10 (0.26%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,246 (32.75%) Agile
2 1,098 (28.86%) Actionable Insight
3 845 (22.21%) DevOps
4 734 (19.29%) Software Engineering
5 622 (16.35%) Problem-Solving
6 352 (9.25%) Scrum
7 347 (9.12%) Project Management
8 315 (8.28%) Cybersecurity
9 310 (8.15%) ITIL
10 272 (7.15%) Web Development
11 268 (7.04%) Stakeholder Management
12 260 (6.83%) Collaborative Working
13 239 (6.28%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 233 (6.12%) Mentoring
15 226 (5.94%) Service Management
16 199 (5.23%) Open Source
17 193 (5.07%) Artificial Intelligence
18 181 (4.76%) ITSM
19 179 (4.70%) Kanban
20 175 (4.60%) CI/CD
Programming Languages
1 678 (17.82%) Python
2 491 (12.90%) JavaScript
3 417 (10.96%) Java
4 337 (8.86%) SQL
5 326 (8.57%) C#
6 259 (6.81%) PowerShell
7 152 (3.99%) C++
8 85 (2.23%) TypeScript
9 79 (2.08%) C
10 64 (1.68%) MATLAB
11 61 (1.60%) Bash
12 50 (1.31%) PL/SQL
13 41 (1.08%) Kotlin
14 36 (0.95%) Shell Script
15 27 (0.71%) VB
16 21 (0.55%) Go
17 17 (0.45%) Bicep
18 14 (0.37%) Ruby
19 13 (0.34%) VBA
19 13 (0.34%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3,805 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 662 (17.40%) Degree
3 609 (16.01%) DV Cleared
4 163 (4.28%) BPSS Clearance
5 106 (2.79%) Computer Science Degree
6 97 (2.55%) Cisco Certification
7 94 (2.47%) AWS Certification
8 87 (2.29%) Azure Certification
9 81 (2.13%) CISM
10 74 (1.94%) CISSP
11 67 (1.76%) CCNA
12 62 (1.63%) CCNP
12 62 (1.63%) CESG Certified Professional
13 59 (1.55%) CRISC
14 54 (1.42%) Microsoft Certification
15 49 (1.29%) AWS Certified Solutions Architect
16 48 (1.26%) TOGAF Certification
17 44 (1.16%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
18 35 (0.92%) A+ Certification
19 31 (0.81%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 125 (3.29%) SLA
2 119 (3.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 113 (2.97%) Accessibility
4 75 (1.97%) NCSC
5 68 (1.79%) QA
6 50 (1.31%) WCAG
7 31 (0.81%) NIST
8 29 (0.76%) COBIT
9 24 (0.63%) GDPR
10 23 (0.60%) Def Stans
11 20 (0.53%) PMO
12 17 (0.45%) Cyber Essentials
13 16 (0.42%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
13 16 (0.42%) GRC
13 16 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 15288
13 16 (0.42%) Software Quality Assurance
14 15 (0.39%) ISO 9001
15 14 (0.37%) IEC 61508
16 12 (0.32%) JSP 440
17 11 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 278 (7.31%) Active Directory
2 162 (4.26%) Docker
3 159 (4.18%) VMware Infrastructure
4 116 (3.05%) Hyper-V
5 42 (1.10%) Oracle RAC
6 41 (1.08%) VMware ESXi
7 34 (0.89%) Virtual Machines
7 34 (0.89%) vSphere
8 31 (0.81%) Firmware
9 25 (0.66%) Virtual Servers
10 16 (0.42%) pfSense
11 15 (0.39%) Microsoft App-V
11 15 (0.39%) Virtual Desktop
11 15 (0.39%) VMware NSX
12 10 (0.26%) KVM
12 10 (0.26%) NFS
13 9 (0.24%) XenDesktop
14 5 (0.13%) XenApp
15 4 (0.11%) Embedded Firmware
15 4 (0.11%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 220 (5.78%) Ansible
2 213 (5.60%) Kubernetes
3 175 (4.60%) SCCM
4 148 (3.89%) Terraform
5 77 (2.02%) SCOM
6 62 (1.63%) Puppet
6 62 (1.63%) WSUS
7 56 (1.47%) vCenter Server
8 52 (1.37%) Microsoft Intune
9 42 (1.10%) Data Guard
9 42 (1.10%) Oracle RMAN
10 31 (0.81%) NetBackup
11 30 (0.79%) EMC NetWorker
12 29 (0.76%) OpenView
13 28 (0.74%) Single Sign-On
14 27 (0.71%) Grafana
15 25 (0.66%) ZABBIX
16 24 (0.63%) OpenSSO
17 21 (0.55%) Nagios
18 17 (0.45%) Active Directory Federation Services
Vendors
1 624 (16.40%) Microsoft
2 272 (7.15%) ESRI
3 265 (6.96%) VMware
4 254 (6.68%) Oracle
5 232 (6.10%) Cisco
6 179 (4.70%) Juniper
7 101 (2.65%) Red Hat
8 96 (2.52%) Remedy
9 92 (2.42%) ServiceNow
10 71 (1.87%) Sparx
11 67 (1.76%) HP
12 54 (1.42%) Google
13 43 (1.13%) Sun
13 43 (1.13%) Veeam
14 41 (1.08%) Fortinet
14 41 (1.08%) IBM
14 41 (1.08%) NetApp
15 40 (1.05%) EMC
15 40 (1.05%) Palo Alto
16 39 (1.02%) Siebel