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

Counter-Terrorist Check (CTC) Clearance
UK
6 months to
2 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 949 1082 1183
Rank change year-on-year +133 +101 -1
Permanent jobs citing CTC Cleared 30 28 31
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.026% 0.019% 0.018%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.12% 0.077% 0.074%
Number of salaries quoted 19 19 17
Median annual salary £34,478 £48,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -28.17% +47.69% +80.56%
10th Percentile £29,372 £25,250 £23,750
90th Percentile £49,500 £72,500 £76,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £30,225
% change year-on-year - +24.07% -19.40%

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 25,087 36,306 41,938
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 21.42% 24.52% 23.70%
Number of salaries quoted 18,459 26,241 32,307
Median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,750 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £81,250 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,000 £45,000 £42,606
% change year-on-year +4.44% +5.62% +2.66%

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 2 April 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 2 April 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 +125 28 £34,478 -28.17% 14
UK excluding London +98 18 £37,500 - 7
South East +67 14 £36,750 +33.64% 3
London +105 10 £29,590 -57.73% 7
North of England +77 4 £52,500 +9.38% 1
Yorkshire - 4 £52,500 -
Work from Home - 2 - -

For the 6 months to 2 April 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 30 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 18 (60.00%) SC Cleared
3 11 (36.67%) Windows
3 11 (36.67%) Microsoft
4 10 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (30.00%) HP
5 9 (30.00%) Dell
5 9 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (30.00%) MCSE
5 9 (30.00%) MCSA
5 9 (30.00%) MCP
5 9 (30.00%) Windows 10
6 8 (26.67%) CMDB
6 8 (26.67%) Windows 7
6 8 (26.67%) Windows XP
7 6 (20.00%) Web Services
7 6 (20.00%) HTML
7 6 (20.00%) JavaScript
8 5 (16.67%) Scrum
8 5 (16.67%) Release Management
8 5 (16.67%) Front End Development
9 4 (13.33%) Technical Debt
9 4 (13.33%) Customer Requirements
9 4 (13.33%) Police
9 4 (13.33%) Test Automation
9 4 (13.33%) SQL
10 3 (10.00%) PRINCE
10 3 (10.00%) Data Analysis
10 3 (10.00%) Systems Analysis
10 3 (10.00%) Business Analysis

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 (10.00%) Confluence
2 2 (6.67%) SharePoint
2 2 (6.67%) SharePoint Server
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.67%) Azure
1 2 (6.67%) OneDrive
1 2 (6.67%) Power Platform
1 2 (6.67%) PowerApps
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.67%) Power BI
2 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (10.00%) JIRA
2 1 (3.33%) Cucumber
2 1 (3.33%) Jasmine
2 1 (3.33%) Mocha
General
1 4 (13.33%) Police
2 3 (10.00%) Retail
3 2 (6.67%) Public Sector
4 1 (3.33%) Finance
4 1 (3.33%) Local Government
4 1 (3.33%) Marketing
4 1 (3.33%) Military
Job Titles
1 6 (20.00%) Developer
1 6 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 5 (16.67%) Deskside Engineer
2 5 (16.67%) Deskside Support
2 5 (16.67%) Deskside Support Engineer
2 5 (16.67%) Desktop Support
3 4 (13.33%) 1st/2nd Line Support
3 4 (13.33%) 2nd Line Support
3 4 (13.33%) Analyst
3 4 (13.33%) Scrum Master
4 3 (10.00%) Business Analyst
4 3 (10.00%) JavaScript Developer
5 2 (6.67%) Junior
5 2 (6.67%) Junior Developer
5 2 (6.67%) SharePoint Specialist
5 2 (6.67%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Technical Business Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Insight Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (20.00%) HTML
1 6 (20.00%) Web Services
2 1 (3.33%) .NET
2 1 (3.33%) AngularJS
2 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET
2 1 (3.33%) CSS
2 1 (3.33%) Express
2 1 (3.33%) KnockoutJS
2 1 (3.33%) Node.js
2 1 (3.33%) XML
2 1 (3.33%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 8 (26.67%) CMDB
2 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.33%) NHS
2 1 (3.33%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 11 (36.67%) Windows
2 9 (30.00%) Windows 10
3 8 (26.67%) Windows 7
3 8 (26.67%) Windows XP
4 2 (6.67%) Windows Server
4 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (16.67%) Front End Development
2 5 (16.67%) Release Management
2 5 (16.67%) Scrum
3 4 (13.33%) Customer Requirements
3 4 (13.33%) Technical Debt
3 4 (13.33%) Test Automation
4 3 (10.00%) Business Analysis
4 3 (10.00%) Business Development
4 3 (10.00%) Coaching
4 3 (10.00%) Data Analysis
4 3 (10.00%) Data Visualisation
4 3 (10.00%) PRINCE
4 3 (10.00%) Systems Analysis
4 3 (10.00%) User Stories
4 3 (10.00%) Visualisation
4 3 (10.00%) Waterfall
5 2 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (6.67%) CRM
5 2 (6.67%) Workflow Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (13.33%) SQL
3 3 (10.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (3.33%) C#
4 1 (3.33%) T-SQL
4 1 (3.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 30 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 18 (60.00%) SC Cleared
3 9 (30.00%) MCP
3 9 (30.00%) MCSA
3 9 (30.00%) MCSE
3 9 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (3.33%) PMI Certification
4 1 (3.33%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (36.67%) Microsoft
2 9 (30.00%) Dell
2 9 (30.00%) HP
3 2 (6.67%) Trend Micro