Period
to 18 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for BC Cleared qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 18 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Basic Check (BC) Clearance
UK
6 months to
18 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1104 1177 1150
Rank change year-on-year +73 -27 +145
Permanent jobs citing BC Cleared 69 30 121
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.041% 0.017% 0.063%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.17% 0.069% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 50 22 98
UK median annual salary £36,000 £50,000 £52,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -28.00% -3.85% +15.56%
10th Percentile £29,375 £22,475 £36,000
90th Percentile £52,500 £50,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £36,250 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -27.50% - +11.11%

BC 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 with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
UK
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 39,649 43,177 51,202
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 23.64% 24.48% 26.59%
Number of salaries quoted 29,460 33,127 41,299
UK median annual salary £50,000 £46,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.70% +2.22% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

BC Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing BC Cleared as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for BC Cleared in the UK

BC Cleared
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for BC Cleared in the UK

BC Cleared
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing BC Cleared over the 6 months to 18 September 2018.

Salary histogram for BC Cleared in the UK

BC Cleared
Top 12 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing BC Cleared within the UK over the 6 months to 18 September 2018. 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
England +72 69 £36,000 -28.00% 6
UK excluding London +54 66 £36,250 -27.50% 7
Midlands +58 42 £36,000 -25.00% 1
East Midlands +43 37 £36,000 -25.00%
North of England +22 12 £42,500 -34.62% 1
South East +11 11 £50,000 - 1
North West +27 8 £35,000 -46.15%
West Midlands - 5 - - 1
London +36 3 £31,250 -3.85% 1
Yorkshire - 2 £42,500 -
North East - 2 £37,250 - 1
South West -13 1 - - 1

For the 6 months to 18 September 2018, IT jobs citing BC 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 with a requirement for BC Cleared.

1 69 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 57 (82.61%) Finance
3 43 (62.32%) DBS Check
4 36 (52.17%) Agile Software Development
5 27 (39.13%) SQL
6 24 (34.78%) Microsoft
7 23 (33.33%) SQL Server
8 18 (26.09%) Team Foundation Server
8 18 (26.09%) Test Automation
9 17 (24.64%) Continuous Improvement
9 17 (24.64%) SSDT
9 17 (24.64%) Octopus Deploy
9 17 (24.64%) Problem-Solving
9 17 (24.64%) Microsoft Certification
9 17 (24.64%) SAP
9 17 (24.64%) MCP
9 17 (24.64%) .NET
9 17 (24.64%) Windows
9 17 (24.64%) Microsoft Excel
9 17 (24.64%) MCPD
10 15 (21.74%) Microsoft Office
10 15 (21.74%) ITIL
11 14 (20.29%) Service Management
11 14 (20.29%) ITSM
12 13 (18.84%) Management Information System
12 13 (18.84%) Mentoring
13 12 (17.39%) GitHub
13 12 (17.39%) Event-Driven Architecture
13 12 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
13 12 (17.39%) VB.NET

BC Cleared
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 7 (10.14%) SharePoint
2 5 (7.25%) CMS
2 5 (7.25%) NServiceBus
2 5 (7.25%) Sitefinity
3 3 (4.35%) Confluence
4 2 (2.90%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (2.90%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (2.90%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (2.90%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (2.90%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 17 (24.64%) Microsoft Excel
2 15 (21.74%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (10.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (1.45%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 12 (17.39%) GitHub
2 3 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (4.35%) Office 365
3 1 (1.45%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.90%) DHCP
1 2 (2.90%) DNS
1 2 (2.90%) LAN
1 2 (2.90%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.45%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (1.45%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (1.45%) Unified Communications
2 1 (1.45%) WAN
2 1 (1.45%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 17 (24.64%) SSDT
3 4 (5.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (5.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.45%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 18 (26.09%) Team Foundation Server
2 17 (24.64%) Octopus Deploy
3 3 (4.35%) JIRA
General
1 57 (82.61%) Finance
2 12 (17.39%) Manufacturing
2 12 (17.39%) Retail
3 10 (14.49%) Publishing
4 5 (7.25%) Telecoms
5 3 (4.35%) Marketing
6 2 (2.90%) Banking
6 2 (2.90%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 22 (31.88%) Analyst
2 18 (26.09%) Developer
3 17 (24.64%) Applications Developer
4 10 (14.49%) .NET Applications Developer
4 10 (14.49%) .NET Developer
4 10 (14.49%) SQL Developer
4 10 (14.49%) VB.NET Developer
5 7 (10.14%) Administrator
5 7 (10.14%) Senior Applications Developer
5 7 (10.14%) Senior Developer
6 6 (8.70%) Project Manager
6 6 (8.70%) Service Analyst
6 6 (8.70%) Service Desk Analyst
7 5 (7.25%) Business Analyst
7 5 (7.25%) Business Systems Analyst
7 5 (7.25%) Systems Analyst
8 4 (5.80%) DBA
8 4 (5.80%) Help Desk Analyst
8 4 (5.80%) IT Manager
8 4 (5.80%) IT Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (24.64%) .NET
2 12 (17.39%) WinForms
3 2 (2.90%) Web Services
4 1 (1.45%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 13 (18.84%) Management Information System
2 12 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (14.49%) Self-Motivation
4 6 (8.70%) User Experience
5 3 (4.35%) Machine to Machine
6 2 (2.90%) Driving Licence
7 1 (1.45%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 17 (24.64%) Windows
2 3 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (2.90%) Windows 2000 Server
3 2 (2.90%) Windows Server
3 2 (2.90%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (2.90%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.45%) Windows 10
4 1 (1.45%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (52.17%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (26.09%) Test Automation
3 17 (24.64%) Continuous Improvement
3 17 (24.64%) Problem-Solving
4 15 (21.74%) ITIL
5 14 (20.29%) ITSM
5 14 (20.29%) Service Management
6 13 (18.84%) Mentoring
7 12 (17.39%) Event-Driven Architecture
8 11 (15.94%) CRM
8 11 (15.94%) Waterfall
9 10 (14.49%) User Acceptance Testing
10 9 (13.04%) BPMN
10 9 (13.04%) Business Process Modelling
10 9 (13.04%) Project Planning
11 7 (10.14%) Project Governance
11 7 (10.14%) SDLC
11 7 (10.14%) Stakeholder Management
11 7 (10.14%) Systems Analysis
11 7 (10.14%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 27 (39.13%) SQL
2 12 (17.39%) VB.NET
3 5 (7.25%) C#
3 5 (7.25%) JavaScript
4 3 (4.35%) PowerShell
5 2 (2.90%) C
5 2 (2.90%) C++
6 1 (1.45%) Embedded C
6 1 (1.45%) Embedded C++
6 1 (1.45%) MATLAB
6 1 (1.45%) VB
6 1 (1.45%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 69 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 43 (62.32%) DBS Check
3 17 (24.64%) MCP
3 17 (24.64%) MCPD
3 17 (24.64%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (11.59%) Degree
5 6 (8.70%) BPSS Clearance
5 6 (8.70%) SC Cleared
6 4 (5.80%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (2.90%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.45%) ISEB
8 1 (1.45%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (14.49%) Disclosure Scotland
2 4 (5.80%) ISO 9001
2 4 (5.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (2.90%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.45%) ISO 14001
4 1 (1.45%) ISO 22301
4 1 (1.45%) ISO 31000
4 1 (1.45%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 1 (1.45%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (4.35%) Active Directory
1 3 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.90%) XenApp
2 2 (2.90%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (4.35%) SCCM
2 2 (2.90%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (1.45%) SCOM
3 1 (1.45%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 24 (34.78%) Microsoft
2 17 (24.64%) SAP
3 4 (5.80%) Capita
4 3 (4.35%) VMware
5 2 (2.90%) Citrix
5 2 (2.90%) HP
6 1 (1.45%) Cadence
6 1 (1.45%) Cisco
6 1 (1.45%) Darktrace
6 1 (1.45%) Informatica
6 1 (1.45%) ServiceNow
6 1 (1.45%) Veeam
6 1 (1.45%) Veritas