Period
to 19 October 2017

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

Counter-Terrorist Check (CTC) Clearance
UK
6 months to
19 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1115 1204 1302
Rank change year-on-year +89 +98 -119
Permanent jobs citing CTC Cleared 58 29 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.033% 0.015% 0.007%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.14% 0.058% 0.027%
Number of salaries quoted 39 18 15
UK median annual salary £35,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -36.36% +10.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £18,000 £38,562 £30,850
90th Percentile £63,500 £72,000 £72,650
UK excluding London median annual salary £35,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -36.36% +10.00% +11.11%

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 42330 50413 60107
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 24.24% 26.35% 27.40%
Number of salaries quoted 32500 40503 47958
UK median annual salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.33% - +2.27%
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

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 October 2017.

Salary histogram for CTC Cleared in the UK

CTC Cleared
Top 10 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 October 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
England +59 55 £35,000 -36.36% 1
London +44 32 £32,500 -44.68% 1
UK excluding London +65 26 £35,000 -36.36%
South East +49 16 £36,250 -34.09%
North of England +5 5 £35,000 -
Yorkshire - 5 £35,000 -
Scotland - 3 - -
East of England - 1 - -
Midlands - 1 £22,500 -
West Midlands - 1 £22,500 -

For the 6 months to 19 October 2017, IT jobs citing CTC 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 CTC Cleared.

1 58 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 22 (37.93%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (34.48%) SC Cleared
4 19 (32.76%) Scrum
5 15 (25.86%) SQL
6 13 (22.41%) Windows
7 12 (20.69%) JavaScript
8 11 (18.97%) Microsoft
9 10 (17.24%) TDD
9 10 (17.24%) BDD
10 9 (15.52%) Big Data
10 9 (15.52%) Java
11 8 (13.79%) Web Services
11 8 (13.79%) Analytical Skills
12 7 (12.07%) AngularJS
12 7 (12.07%) WebEx
12 7 (12.07%) Driving Licence
12 7 (12.07%) Data Quality
12 7 (12.07%) Analytics
12 7 (12.07%) NoSQL
12 7 (12.07%) Node.js
12 7 (12.07%) Git (software)
12 7 (12.07%) Visualisation
12 7 (12.07%) Open Source
12 7 (12.07%) Continuous Integration
12 7 (12.07%) OO
12 7 (12.07%) Business Intelligence
13 6 (10.34%) Data Warehouse
13 6 (10.34%) HTML
13 6 (10.34%) SQL Server

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 3 (5.17%) IIS
2 2 (3.45%) JBoss
2 2 (3.45%) SAS
2 2 (3.45%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.45%) WildFly
3 1 (1.72%) Apache
3 1 (1.72%) CMS
3 1 (1.72%) GeoServer
3 1 (1.72%) Oracle Spatial
3 1 (1.72%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (5.17%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (3.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (3.45%) MS Visio
2 2 (3.45%) SPSS
3 1 (1.72%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (1.72%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.72%) G Suite
2 1 (1.72%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 7 (12.07%) WebEx
2 2 (3.45%) DHCP
2 2 (3.45%) DNS
2 2 (3.45%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (15.52%) Big Data
2 7 (12.07%) NoSQL
3 6 (10.34%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (10.34%) GIS
3 6 (10.34%) SQL Server
4 4 (6.90%) Hadoop
4 4 (6.90%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (3.45%) Geospatial Data
5 2 (3.45%) Pentaho
5 2 (3.45%) Power BI
5 2 (3.45%) Spotfire
6 1 (1.72%) HBase
6 1 (1.72%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.72%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (12.07%) Git (software)
2 6 (10.34%) Cucumber
2 6 (10.34%) Jasmine
2 6 (10.34%) Mocha
3 3 (5.17%) ClearQuest
3 3 (5.17%) JIRA
3 3 (5.17%) Mercurial
3 3 (5.17%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (3.45%) Maven
5 1 (1.72%) Bugzilla
General
1 4 (6.90%) Finance
2 2 (3.45%) Aerospace
3 1 (1.72%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 14 (24.14%) Developer
2 12 (20.69%) Analyst
3 11 (18.97%) Field Engineer
3 11 (18.97%) Field Support Engineer
3 11 (18.97%) Support Engineer
4 7 (12.07%) IT Support
5 6 (10.34%) Applications Support
5 6 (10.34%) Big Data Analyst
5 6 (10.34%) Data Analyst
5 6 (10.34%) IT Engineer
5 6 (10.34%) IT Support Engineer
5 6 (10.34%) Java Developer
5 6 (10.34%) JavaScript Developer
6 5 (8.62%) Applications Engineer
6 5 (8.62%) Applications Support Engineer
6 5 (8.62%) Field Applications Engineer
6 5 (8.62%) Junior
6 5 (8.62%) Junior Developer
7 4 (6.90%) GIS Developer
7 4 (6.90%) Technical Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (13.79%) Web Services
2 7 (12.07%) AngularJS
2 7 (12.07%) Node.js
3 6 (10.34%) CSS
3 6 (10.34%) Express
3 6 (10.34%) HTML
3 6 (10.34%) KnockoutJS
4 5 (8.62%) HTML5
5 4 (6.90%) CSS3
5 4 (6.90%) JSON
6 2 (3.45%) .NET
6 2 (3.45%) Hibernate
6 2 (3.45%) JSP
6 2 (3.45%) Spring
6 2 (3.45%) Struts
6 2 (3.45%) Struts2
6 2 (3.45%) XML
7 1 (1.72%) ASP.NET
7 1 (1.72%) DHTML
7 1 (1.72%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.79%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (12.07%) Driving Licence
3 5 (8.62%) Client/Server
4 2 (3.45%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.45%) Smartphone
4 2 (3.45%) Social Network
4 2 (3.45%) User Experience
4 2 (3.45%) Virtual Team
5 1 (1.72%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.72%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 13 (22.41%) Windows
2 3 (5.17%) Windows Server
3 2 (3.45%) Android
3 2 (3.45%) Apple iOS
3 2 (3.45%) Linux
3 2 (3.45%) Unix
3 2 (3.45%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (37.93%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (32.76%) Scrum
3 10 (17.24%) BDD
3 10 (17.24%) TDD
4 7 (12.07%) Analytics
4 7 (12.07%) Business Intelligence
4 7 (12.07%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (12.07%) OO
4 7 (12.07%) Open Source
4 7 (12.07%) Visualisation
5 6 (10.34%) Time Management
6 5 (8.62%) Data Modelling
6 5 (8.62%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 5 (8.62%) Test Automation
7 4 (6.90%) ITIL
7 4 (6.90%) Performance Testing
7 4 (6.90%) UML
8 3 (5.17%) Defect Management
8 3 (5.17%) Manual Testing
8 3 (5.17%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (25.86%) SQL
2 12 (20.69%) JavaScript
3 9 (15.52%) Java
4 3 (5.17%) C#
4 3 (5.17%) Python
5 2 (3.45%) COBOL
5 2 (3.45%) R
6 1 (1.72%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.72%) Scala
6 1 (1.72%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 58 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 20 (34.48%) SC Cleared
3 4 (6.90%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (3.45%) DV Cleared
4 2 (3.45%) ISEB
5 1 (1.72%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (1.72%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (12.07%) Data Quality
2 2 (3.45%) QA
3 1 (1.72%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.72%) PMO
System Software
1 4 (6.90%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.45%) Hyper-V
2 2 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.72%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 3 (5.17%) SCCM
2 2 (3.45%) SCOM
3 1 (1.72%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (18.97%) Microsoft
2 5 (8.62%) Cognizant
3 4 (6.90%) ESRI
4 3 (5.17%) Hortonworks
4 3 (5.17%) Oracle
5 2 (3.45%) Cloudera
5 2 (3.45%) Google
5 2 (3.45%) MapR
5 2 (3.45%) Tableau
5 2 (3.45%) VMware
6 1 (1.72%) Adobe
6 1 (1.72%) Apple
6 1 (1.72%) Cognos
6 1 (1.72%) HP
6 1 (1.72%) Unisys