Period
to 14 April 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for CTC Cleared qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 14 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Counter-Terrorist Check (CTC) Clearance
UK
6 months to
14 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 839 949 1090
Rank change year-on-year +110 +141 +78
Permanent jobs citing CTC Cleared 10 31 33
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.012% 0.027% 0.022%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.058% 0.13% 0.090%
Number of salaries quoted 10 24 22
10th Percentile £37,651 £24,450 £26,250
25th Percentile £40,000 £29,318 £30,063
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £34,478 £48,000
Median % change year-on-year +30.52% -28.17% +47.69%
75th Percentile £50,000 £38,688 £72,500
90th Percentile " £46,694 "
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +20.00% - +24.07%

CTC 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 17,292 24,261 36,737
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 20.77% 21.45% 24.66%
Number of salaries quoted 11,706 18,267 26,851
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,000 £26,400
25th Percentile £41,250 £36,250 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £50,911 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +8.03% +1.82% +5.26%
75th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £66,250
90th Percentile £86,250 £83,750 £81,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +6.38% +4.44% +3.45%

CTC Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing CTC Cleared as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for CTC Cleared in the UK

CTC Cleared
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing CTC Cleared.

Salary trend for CTC Cleared in the UK

CTC Cleared
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing CTC Cleared over the 6 months to 14 April 2021.

Salary histogram for CTC Cleared in the UK

CTC Cleared
Top 6 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CTC Cleared within the UK over the 6 months to 14 April 2021. 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 +130 10 £45,000 +30.52% 2
UK excluding London +97 8 £45,000 +20.00% 1
North of England +43 7 £45,000 -14.29% 1
Yorkshire +4 7 £45,000 -14.29%
London +111 2 £39,775 +37.16% 1
South East +80 1 £34,223 -8.74%

For the 6 months to 14 April 2021, IT jobs citing CTC 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 CTC Cleared.

1 10 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (80.00%) Degree
3 7 (70.00%) Mathematics
3 7 (70.00%) Computer Science
3 7 (70.00%) WPF
3 7 (70.00%) HTML5
3 7 (70.00%) Relational Database
3 7 (70.00%) Mentoring
3 7 (70.00%) Git (software)
3 7 (70.00%) React
3 7 (70.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 7 (70.00%) Self-Motivation
3 7 (70.00%) Problem-Solving
3 7 (70.00%) C#
3 7 (70.00%) HTML
3 7 (70.00%) SQL
3 7 (70.00%) .NET
3 7 (70.00%) Visual Studio
3 7 (70.00%) Windows
3 7 (70.00%) OO
3 7 (70.00%) Informix
3 7 (70.00%) OOD
3 7 (70.00%) Migration
3 7 (70.00%) WinForms
3 7 (70.00%) RDBMS
3 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
3 7 (70.00%) Retail
3 7 (70.00%) Web Development
3 7 (70.00%) .NET Framework
4 2 (20.00%) Project Management

CTC 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 2 (20.00%) Totara
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (70.00%) Informix
1 7 (70.00%) RDBMS
1 7 (70.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (70.00%) Git (software)
1 7 (70.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (70.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Developer
1 7 (70.00%) Software Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Systems Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Technologist
3 1 (10.00%) Technologist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (70.00%) .NET
1 7 (70.00%) .NET Framework
1 7 (70.00%) HTML
1 7 (70.00%) HTML5
1 7 (70.00%) React
1 7 (70.00%) WinForms
1 7 (70.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (70.00%) Self-Motivation
2 2 (20.00%) Learning Management System
2 2 (20.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (70.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Computer Science
1 7 (70.00%) Mathematics
1 7 (70.00%) Mentoring
1 7 (70.00%) Migration
1 7 (70.00%) OO
1 7 (70.00%) OOD
1 7 (70.00%) Problem-Solving
1 7 (70.00%) Web Development
2 2 (20.00%) Project Management
2 2 (20.00%) Requirements Gathering
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) C#
1 7 (70.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (80.00%) Degree
3 7 (70.00%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (10.00%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) GLP
1 1 (10.00%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) Microsoft