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 3 months to 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Basic Check (BC) Clearance
UK
Rank 813 924 950
Rank change year-on-year +111 +26  
Permanent jobs citing BC Cleared 36 22 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.043% 0.021% 0.006%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.17% 0.077% 0.021%
Number of salaries quoted 27 20 3
Median salary £48,000 £30,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +60.00% -25.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £19,500 £32,800
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £40,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £48,000 £30,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year +60.00% -15.49%  

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies.

Academic & Professional Certification
UK
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 20711 28517 28965
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 24.73% 27.80% 27.52%
Number of salaries quoted 16340 22861 22729
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £68,500 £71,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

BC Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing BC Cleared as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

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 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Salary histogram for BC Cleared in the UK

BC Cleared
Top 14 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 3 months to 23 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +106 35 £48,000 +60.00% 3
North West -3 15 £50,000 +88.67% 2
East of England - 15 £35,000 -
Hertfordshire - 15 £35,000 -
Warrington - 11 £65,000 -
Cheshire - 11 £65,000 -
Hemel Hempstead - 9 £50,000 -
Cheshunt - 6 £25,000 -
Manchester -22 4 £35,000 +32.07%
Bolton - 4 £35,000 -
Hinckley - 4 £48,000 -
Leicestershire - 4 £48,000 -
East Midlands - 4 £48,000 -
London - 1 £32,500 -

BC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, IT jobs citing BC Cleared also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for BC Cleared.

1 89 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 43 (48.31%) SLA
3 34 (38.20%) ITIL
4 32 (35.96%) Service Management
5 29 (32.58%) Windows
6 26 (29.21%) Active Directory
7 25 (28.09%) Firewall
7 25 (28.09%) Telecoms
7 25 (28.09%) Cisco Certification
8 24 (26.97%) Line Management
9 18 (20.22%) MCP
10 17 (19.10%) Software Engineering
11 16 (17.98%) Change Control
12 15 (16.85%) Presales
12 15 (16.85%) ITIL Certification
12 15 (16.85%) Project Management
13 13 (14.61%) Cisco
13 13 (14.61%) CCNP
13 13 (14.61%) Unified Communications
13 13 (14.61%) Budget Control
14 12 (13.48%) Asset Management
14 12 (13.48%) Incident Management
14 12 (13.48%) Problem Management
14 12 (13.48%) CCNA
14 12 (13.48%) MS Excel
14 12 (13.48%) LAN
14 12 (13.48%) WAN
14 12 (13.48%) Wi-Fi
15 11 (12.36%) Degree
15 11 (12.36%) Stakeholder Management

BC Cleared
Top Related 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 10 (11.24%) MS Exchange
2 3 (3.37%) Confluence
2 3 (3.37%) Documentum
Applications
1 12 (13.48%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.37%) MS Office
2 3 (3.37%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.25%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (1.12%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (10.11%) Amazon AWS
1 9 (10.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (7.87%) Cloud Computing
2 7 (7.87%) Google Cloud Platform
2 7 (7.87%) PaaS
3 3 (3.37%) Google Analytics
3 3 (3.37%) Google Tag Manager
4 2 (2.25%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 25 (28.09%) Firewall
2 13 (14.61%) Unified Communications
3 12 (13.48%) LAN
3 12 (13.48%) WAN
3 12 (13.48%) Wi-Fi
4 8 (8.99%) DHCP
4 8 (8.99%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.87%) Big Data
1 7 (7.87%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 8 (8.99%) InstallShield
1 8 (8.99%) MSI
2 5 (5.62%) Selenium
3 3 (3.37%) Cucumber
3 3 (3.37%) Jenkins
3 3 (3.37%) JIRA
3 3 (3.37%) Maven
4 2 (2.25%) HP UFT
General
1 25 (28.09%) Telecoms
2 10 (11.24%) Finance
3 5 (5.62%) Manufacturing
3 5 (5.62%) Publishing
3 5 (5.62%) Retail
4 3 (3.37%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 18 (20.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 13 (14.61%) Network Manager
2 13 (14.61%) Network Operations Manager
2 13 (14.61%) Operations Manager
3 12 (13.48%) Lead Network Engineer
3 12 (13.48%) Network Engineer
3 12 (13.48%) Senior Network Engineer
4 11 (12.36%) Consultant
5 8 (8.99%) Buyer
5 8 (8.99%) Delivery Manager
5 8 (8.99%) IT Buyer
5 8 (8.99%) Senior Buyer
5 8 (8.99%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 8 (8.99%) Senior IT Buyer
6 4 (4.49%) Analyst
6 4 (4.49%) IT Consultant
6 4 (4.49%) IT Sales Consultant
6 4 (4.49%) Oracle Consultant
6 4 (4.49%) Sales Consultant
6 4 (4.49%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (7.87%) .NET
1 7 (7.87%) Apache Flex
1 7 (7.87%) REST
2 6 (6.74%) CSS
2 6 (6.74%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (11.24%) Computer Science
1 10 (11.24%) Fat Client
1 10 (11.24%) Thin Client
2 5 (5.62%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.37%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.25%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (2.25%) New Media
4 2 (2.25%) Social Media
5 1 (1.12%) BBC
5 1 (1.12%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 29 (32.58%) Windows
2 9 (10.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (38.20%) ITIL
2 32 (35.96%) Service Management
3 24 (26.97%) Line Management
4 17 (19.10%) Software Engineering
5 16 (17.98%) Change Control
6 15 (16.85%) Presales
6 15 (16.85%) Project Management
7 13 (14.61%) Budget Control
8 12 (13.48%) Asset Management
8 12 (13.48%) Incident Management
8 12 (13.48%) Problem Management
9 11 (12.36%) Agile Software Development
9 11 (12.36%) Stakeholder Management
10 10 (11.24%) Analytics
10 10 (11.24%) Infrastructure Management
10 10 (11.24%) Performance Optimisation
11 8 (8.99%) Application Virtualisation
11 8 (8.99%) Contract Management
11 8 (8.99%) People Management
11 8 (8.99%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (8.99%) PowerShell
2 7 (7.87%) C#
2 7 (7.87%) Java
2 7 (7.87%) PHP
2 7 (7.87%) Python
3 6 (6.74%) JavaScript
4 2 (2.25%) Ruby
4 2 (2.25%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 89 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 25 (28.09%) Cisco Certification
3 18 (20.22%) MCP
4 15 (16.85%) ITIL Certification
5 13 (14.61%) CCNP
6 12 (13.48%) CCNA
7 11 (12.36%) Degree
8 8 (8.99%) MCSE
8 8 (8.99%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (3.37%) DBS Check
10 2 (2.25%) ACCA
10 2 (2.25%) CIMA
10 2 (2.25%) ISTQB
10 2 (2.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 2 (2.25%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (48.31%) SLA
2 7 (7.87%) GCP
3 3 (3.37%) QA
System Software
1 26 (29.21%) Active Directory
2 8 (8.99%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (3.37%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (8.99%) SCCM
1 8 (8.99%) SCOrch
2 3 (3.37%) Puppet
3 2 (2.25%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (14.61%) Cisco
2 10 (11.24%) Microsoft
3 8 (8.99%) Citrix
4 5 (5.62%) SAP
5 4 (4.49%) Oracle
6 3 (3.37%) Atlassian
6 3 (3.37%) EMC
6 3 (3.37%) Google
6 3 (3.37%) OpenText
6 3 (3.37%) Pega
7 2 (2.25%) HP
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