Period
to 26 October 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 26 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Counter-Terrorist Check (CTC) Clearance
UK
6 months to
26 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 688 1034 1155
Rank change year-on-year +346 +121 -6
Permanent jobs citing CTC Cleared 20 39 28
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.041% 0.029% 0.017%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.19% 0.12% 0.072%
Number of salaries quoted 12 28 15
Median annual salary £33,750 £51,871 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -34.93% +3.74% +42.86%
10th Percentile £25,500 £29,675 £30,550
90th Percentile £50,000 £58,447 £70,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £51,871 £36,250
% change year-on-year -13.25% +43.09% +3.57%

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 10,544 31,261 39,083
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 21.39% 22.99% 23.72%
Number of salaries quoted 7,896 22,910 28,931
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £87,500 £82,500 £81,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%

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 26 October 2020.

Salary histogram for CTC Cleared in the UK

CTC Cleared
Top 7 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 26 October 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 +367 19 £26,750 -48.43% 5
London +262 13 £26,000 -52.27% 1
UK excluding London +288 6 £45,000 -13.25% 4
South East +204 4 £50,000 +45.99%
North of England +178 2 £33,250 -35.90%
Yorkshire - 2 £33,250 -
Work from Home - 1 £45,000 - 1

For the 6 months to 26 October 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 20 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 16 (80.00%) SC Cleared
3 15 (75.00%) Windows
4 14 (70.00%) Microsoft
4 14 (70.00%) Windows 10
5 13 (65.00%) Windows 7
5 13 (65.00%) HP
5 13 (65.00%) Dell
5 13 (65.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 13 (65.00%) MCSE
5 13 (65.00%) MCSA
5 13 (65.00%) Windows XP
5 13 (65.00%) MCP
5 13 (65.00%) CMDB
6 4 (20.00%) SQL
7 2 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
7 2 (10.00%) Retail
7 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (10.00%) Scrum
7 2 (10.00%) C
7 2 (10.00%) HTML
7 2 (10.00%) Web Services
7 2 (10.00%) Mainframe
8 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
8 1 (5.00%) Apple
8 1 (5.00%) PRINCE
8 1 (5.00%) OOD
8 1 (5.00%) RDBMS
8 1 (5.00%) SLA
8 1 (5.00%) UML

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 1 (5.00%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) Informix
1 1 (5.00%) JasperReports
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (5.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (5.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (5.00%) JIRA
1 1 (5.00%) Maven
1 1 (5.00%) MSTest
1 1 (5.00%) Postman
1 1 (5.00%) Ranorex
1 1 (5.00%) Robot Framework
1 1 (5.00%) Selenium
1 1 (5.00%) SoapUI
1 1 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (5.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (5.00%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (10.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) Deskside Support
1 7 (35.00%) Desktop Support
2 6 (30.00%) IT Support
3 4 (20.00%) Developer
4 3 (15.00%) Deskside Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) Deskside Support Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) Support Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) C Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Business Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Java Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Messaging Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Software Test Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Test Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Service Desk Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Software Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Software Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Software Test Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) HTML
1 2 (10.00%) Web Services
2 1 (5.00%) .NET
2 1 (5.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (5.00%) CSS
2 1 (5.00%) DHTML
2 1 (5.00%) Hibernate
2 1 (5.00%) HTML5
2 1 (5.00%) JSF
2 1 (5.00%) JSP
2 1 (5.00%) React
2 1 (5.00%) SOAP
2 1 (5.00%) Spring
2 1 (5.00%) Struts
2 1 (5.00%) Struts2
2 1 (5.00%) WinForms
2 1 (5.00%) WPF
2 1 (5.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (65.00%) CMDB
2 2 (10.00%) Mainframe
3 1 (5.00%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 15 (75.00%) Windows
2 14 (70.00%) Windows 10
3 13 (65.00%) Windows 7
3 13 (65.00%) Windows XP
4 1 (5.00%) Apple iOS
4 1 (5.00%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
1 2 (10.00%) Scrum
2 1 (5.00%) BDD
2 1 (5.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (5.00%) Business Development
2 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (5.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (5.00%) Multithreading
2 1 (5.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (5.00%) Systems Analysis
2 1 (5.00%) TDD
2 1 (5.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (5.00%) Test Management
2 1 (5.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (5.00%) Use Case
2 1 (5.00%) Visualisation
2 1 (5.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (5.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (20.00%) SQL
2 2 (10.00%) C
3 1 (5.00%) C#
3 1 (5.00%) COBOL
3 1 (5.00%) Java
3 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 20 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 16 (80.00%) SC Cleared
3 13 (65.00%) MCP
3 13 (65.00%) MCSA
3 13 (65.00%) MCSE
3 13 (65.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (5.00%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (5.00%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (5.00%) Degree
4 1 (5.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 14 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 13 (65.00%) Dell
2 13 (65.00%) HP
3 1 (5.00%) Apple
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle