Period
to 19 February 2020

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 19 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Counter-Terrorist Check (CTC) Clearance
UK
6 months to
19 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 985 1102 1158
Rank change year-on-year +117 +56 +33
Permanent jobs citing CTC Cleared 22 25 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.018% 0.016% 0.027%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.082% 0.068% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 13 14 26
UK median annual salary £36,000 £51,250 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -29.76% +57.69% -3.70%
10th Percentile £29,600 £22,750 £23,500
90th Percentile £50,379 £72,500 £68,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £36,000 £27,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year +30.91% -15.38% -18.75%

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 26,925 36,839 41,910
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 21.70% 24.31% 23.87%
Number of salaries quoted 19,961 26,884 32,508
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £46,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.33% +5.88% -

CTC Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for CTC Cleared in the UK

CTC Cleared
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for CTC Cleared in the UK

CTC Cleared
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing CTC Cleared over the 6 months to 19 February 2020.

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 19 February 2020. 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 +117 20 £36,000 -29.76% 22
UK excluding London +82 14 £36,000 +30.91% 12
South East +44 13 £35,239 +8.43% 3
London +90 6 £34,715 -50.41% 10
Yorkshire - 1 £50,000 - 2
North of England - 1 £50,000 - 4

For the 6 months to 19 February 2020, 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 22 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 13 (59.09%) SC Cleared
3 6 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (27.27%) HTML
3 6 (27.27%) JavaScript
3 6 (27.27%) Web Services
3 6 (27.27%) Windows
3 6 (27.27%) Microsoft
3 6 (27.27%) Front End Development
4 5 (22.73%) Release Management
5 4 (18.18%) Windows 10
5 4 (18.18%) Police
5 4 (18.18%) HP
5 4 (18.18%) Dell
5 4 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (18.18%) MCSE
5 4 (18.18%) MCSA
5 4 (18.18%) MCP
6 3 (13.64%) CMDB
6 3 (13.64%) Windows XP
6 3 (13.64%) Windows 7
6 3 (13.64%) PowerShell
7 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (9.09%) Trend Micro
7 2 (9.09%) OneDrive
7 2 (9.09%) Azure
7 2 (9.09%) Windows Server
7 2 (9.09%) Power Platform
7 2 (9.09%) PowerApps
7 2 (9.09%) Power BI

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 (9.09%) SharePoint
1 2 (9.09%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (4.55%) Confluence
2 1 (4.55%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.09%) Azure
1 2 (9.09%) OneDrive
1 2 (9.09%) Power Platform
1 2 (9.09%) PowerApps
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) Power BI
2 1 (4.55%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Cucumber
1 1 (4.55%) Jasmine
1 1 (4.55%) JIRA
1 1 (4.55%) Mocha
General
1 4 (18.18%) Police
2 2 (9.09%) Public Sector
3 1 (4.55%) Finance
3 1 (4.55%) Local Government
3 1 (4.55%) Marketing
3 1 (4.55%) Military
Job Titles
1 7 (31.82%) Developer
2 4 (18.18%) Deskside Engineer
2 4 (18.18%) Deskside Support
2 4 (18.18%) Deskside Support Engineer
2 4 (18.18%) Desktop Support
2 4 (18.18%) Support Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) JavaScript Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Junior
4 2 (9.09%) Junior Developer
4 2 (9.09%) SharePoint Specialist
5 1 (4.55%) Business Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (4.55%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Consultant
5 1 (4.55%) Development Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Insight Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Programmer
5 1 (4.55%) Scrum Master
5 1 (4.55%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (27.27%) HTML
1 6 (27.27%) Web Services
2 1 (4.55%) .NET
2 1 (4.55%) AngularJS
2 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET
2 1 (4.55%) CSS
2 1 (4.55%) Express
2 1 (4.55%) KnockoutJS
2 1 (4.55%) Node.js
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (4.55%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (4.55%) XML
2 1 (4.55%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) CMDB
2 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.55%) Mainframe
2 1 (4.55%) NHS
2 1 (4.55%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 6 (27.27%) Windows
2 4 (18.18%) Windows 10
3 3 (13.64%) Windows 7
3 3 (13.64%) Windows XP
4 2 (9.09%) Windows Server
4 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (27.27%) Front End Development
2 5 (22.73%) Release Management
3 2 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (9.09%) CRM
3 2 (9.09%) Scrum
3 2 (9.09%) Service Delivery
3 2 (9.09%) Workflow
3 2 (9.09%) Workflow Management
4 1 (4.55%) Business Analysis
4 1 (4.55%) Data Analysis
4 1 (4.55%) ITIL
4 1 (4.55%) MVC
4 1 (4.55%) OO
4 1 (4.55%) PRINCE
4 1 (4.55%) PRINCE2
4 1 (4.55%) Project Management
4 1 (4.55%) Risk Management
4 1 (4.55%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (4.55%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 6 (27.27%) JavaScript
2 3 (13.64%) PowerShell
3 2 (9.09%) SQL
4 1 (4.55%) C
4 1 (4.55%) C#
4 1 (4.55%) COBOL
4 1 (4.55%) T-SQL
4 1 (4.55%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 22 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 13 (59.09%) SC Cleared
3 4 (18.18%) MCP
3 4 (18.18%) MCSA
3 4 (18.18%) MCSE
3 4 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (4.55%) PMI Certification
4 1 (4.55%) PMP
Vendors
1 6 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 4 (18.18%) Dell
2 4 (18.18%) HP
3 2 (9.09%) Trend Micro
4 1 (4.55%) IBM
4 1 (4.55%) Oracle