Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Basic Check (BC) Clearance
UK
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1162 1074 1276
Rank change year-on-year -88 +202 -5
Permanent jobs citing BC Cleared 20 151 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.011% 0.079% 0.015%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.046% 0.30% 0.056%
Number of salaries quoted 12 121 23
UK median annual salary £43,750 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% +11.11% +12.50%
10th Percentile £21,500 £37,500 £23,700
90th Percentile £53,750 £70,000 £59,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £43,750 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -12.50% +11.11% -2.70%

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 43339 49843 59216
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 24.00% 26.20% 27.44%
Number of salaries quoted 33310 39984 47288
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +1.12%
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,250 £25,969
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%

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 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for BC Cleared in the UK

BC Cleared
Top 5 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 22 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
UK excluding London -23 20 £43,750 -12.50%
England -108 20 £43,750 -15.87%
South East +32 9 £52,500 +16.67%
South West +12 7 £37,500 -
East of England -24 4 £50,000 -23.08%

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 20 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 14 (70.00%) SC Cleared
3 7 (35.00%) Telecoms
4 6 (30.00%) Oracle
5 5 (25.00%) SQL
5 5 (25.00%) Windows
5 5 (25.00%) Oracle Forms
5 5 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (25.00%) Data Modelling
5 5 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (25.00%) RDBMS
5 5 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (25.00%) Tableau
5 5 (25.00%) Analytics
5 5 (25.00%) Oracle Database
5 5 (25.00%) Relational Database
5 5 (25.00%) Oracle RAC
5 5 (25.00%) Driving Licence
5 5 (25.00%) Virtual Environments
5 5 (25.00%) Yellowfin
6 4 (20.00%) Disclosure Scotland
6 4 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (20.00%) QA
6 4 (20.00%) Billing
6 4 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
6 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
6 4 (20.00%) Project Management
6 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
7 3 (15.00%) CRM
7 3 (15.00%) SLA

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:

Communications & Networking
1 4 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
2 3 (15.00%) Firewall
2 3 (15.00%) LAN
2 3 (15.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (25.00%) Oracle Database
1 5 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
1 5 (25.00%) RDBMS
1 5 (25.00%) Relational Database
1 5 (25.00%) Yellowfin
2 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (25.00%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (5.00%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (5.00%) VectorCAST
General
1 7 (35.00%) Telecoms
2 4 (20.00%) Billing
3 1 (5.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (25.00%) Data Analytics Engineer
1 5 (25.00%) Database Engineer
2 4 (20.00%) Operations Engineer
2 4 (20.00%) Provisioning Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Lead Network Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Network Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Senior Network Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Diagnostic Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Team Leader
4 2 (10.00%) Software Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Team Leader
4 2 (10.00%) Test Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Business Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Business Systems Manager
5 1 (5.00%) IT Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Systems Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Driving Licence
2 4 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (10.00%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 5 (25.00%) Windows
2 3 (15.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (10.00%) Linux
4 1 (5.00%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (25.00%) Analytics
1 5 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
1 5 (25.00%) Data Modelling
1 5 (25.00%) Virtual Environments
2 4 (20.00%) Project Management
3 3 (15.00%) Asset Management
3 3 (15.00%) Change Control
3 3 (15.00%) CRM
3 3 (15.00%) ERP
3 3 (15.00%) Incident Management
3 3 (15.00%) Problem Management
4 2 (10.00%) Software Engineering
4 2 (10.00%) UML
5 1 (5.00%) Requirements Engineering
5 1 (5.00%) SysML
5 1 (5.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 5 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (5.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 20 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 14 (70.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (15.00%) CCNA
3 3 (15.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (20.00%) Disclosure Scotland
1 4 (20.00%) QA
2 3 (15.00%) SLA
3 1 (5.00%) DO-178B
System Software
1 5 (25.00%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 6 (30.00%) Oracle
2 5 (25.00%) Tableau
3 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (15.00%) Veeam
4 3 (15.00%) VMware
5 1 (5.00%) Cisco