Period
to 16 July 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 16 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Counter-Terrorist Check (CTC) Clearance
UK
6 months to
16 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 779 1053 1183
Rank change year-on-year +274 +130 -18
Permanent jobs citing CTC Cleared 38 56 18
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.051% 0.038% 0.010%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.23% 0.16% 0.043%
Number of salaries quoted 29 37 14
Median annual salary £34,478 £51,871 £40,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -33.53% +27.29% +25.38%
10th Percentile £25,500 £27,300 £28,148
90th Percentile £50,500 £65,000 £61,350
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £48,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -16.67% +37.14% -6.67%

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 16,258 35,355 41,829
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 21.86% 24.25% 23.77%
Number of salaries quoted 11,815 25,634 31,152
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £29,750 £26,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,582
% change year-on-year +5.56% +0.94% +4.90%

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 16 July 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 16 July 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 +268 37 £34,478 -33.53% 5
London +189 19 £28,300 -48.05% 1
UK excluding London +231 18 £40,000 -16.67% 5
South East +140 13 £38,750 +7.64% 2
North of England +160 5 £50,000 +0.13% 1
Yorkshire - 5 £50,000 - 1
Work from Home - 1 £45,000 -

For the 6 months to 16 July 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 38 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 24 (63.16%) SC Cleared
3 19 (50.00%) Windows 10
3 19 (50.00%) Windows
4 18 (47.37%) Microsoft
4 18 (47.37%) HP
4 18 (47.37%) Dell
4 18 (47.37%) Microsoft Certification
4 18 (47.37%) MCP
4 18 (47.37%) MCSE
4 18 (47.37%) MCSA
5 17 (44.74%) Windows XP
5 17 (44.74%) CMDB
5 17 (44.74%) Windows 7
6 9 (23.68%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (15.79%) SQL
7 6 (15.79%) Scrum
8 5 (13.16%) Test Automation
9 4 (10.53%) User Stories
9 4 (10.53%) Coaching
9 4 (10.53%) Waterfall
9 4 (10.53%) Data Visualisation
9 4 (10.53%) Visualisation
9 4 (10.53%) Confluence
9 4 (10.53%) Retail
9 4 (10.53%) Use Case
9 4 (10.53%) Customer Requirements
9 4 (10.53%) Technical Debt
9 4 (10.53%) Police
9 4 (10.53%) Requirements Gathering

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 4 (10.53%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.63%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.63%) JasperReports
1 1 (2.63%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (2.63%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (10.53%) JIRA
2 1 (2.63%) Cucumber
2 1 (2.63%) Maven
2 1 (2.63%) MSTest
2 1 (2.63%) Postman
2 1 (2.63%) Ranorex
2 1 (2.63%) Robot Framework
2 1 (2.63%) Selenium
2 1 (2.63%) SoapUI
2 1 (2.63%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.63%) WebDriver
General
1 4 (10.53%) Police
1 4 (10.53%) Retail
2 1 (2.63%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (26.32%) Support Engineer
2 9 (23.68%) Deskside Engineer
2 9 (23.68%) Deskside Support
2 9 (23.68%) Deskside Support Engineer
2 9 (23.68%) Desktop Support
3 6 (15.79%) Analyst
4 5 (13.16%) Developer
4 5 (13.16%) IT Support
5 4 (10.53%) 1st/2nd Line Support
5 4 (10.53%) 2nd Line Support
5 4 (10.53%) Business Analyst
5 4 (10.53%) Scrum Master
6 3 (7.89%) Technical Analyst
6 3 (7.89%) Technical Business Analyst
7 2 (5.26%) C Developer
7 2 (5.26%) Junior
7 2 (5.26%) Junior Developer
8 1 (2.63%) Business Project Manager
8 1 (2.63%) Project Manager
8 1 (2.63%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.53%) Web Services
2 3 (7.89%) HTML
3 1 (2.63%) CSS
3 1 (2.63%) DHTML
3 1 (2.63%) Hibernate
3 1 (2.63%) JSF
3 1 (2.63%) JSP
3 1 (2.63%) SOAP
3 1 (2.63%) Spring
3 1 (2.63%) Struts
3 1 (2.63%) Struts2
3 1 (2.63%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (44.74%) CMDB
2 2 (5.26%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 19 (50.00%) Windows
1 19 (50.00%) Windows 10
2 17 (44.74%) Windows 7
2 17 (44.74%) Windows XP
3 1 (2.63%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.63%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (23.68%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (15.79%) Scrum
3 5 (13.16%) Test Automation
4 4 (10.53%) Business Analysis
4 4 (10.53%) Business Development
4 4 (10.53%) Coaching
4 4 (10.53%) Customer Requirements
4 4 (10.53%) Data Analysis
4 4 (10.53%) Data Visualisation
4 4 (10.53%) PRINCE
4 4 (10.53%) Requirements Gathering
4 4 (10.53%) Systems Analysis
4 4 (10.53%) Technical Debt
4 4 (10.53%) Use Case
4 4 (10.53%) User Stories
4 4 (10.53%) Visualisation
4 4 (10.53%) Waterfall
5 3 (7.89%) Front End Development
6 2 (5.26%) Release Management
7 1 (2.63%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (15.79%) SQL
2 3 (7.89%) JavaScript
3 2 (5.26%) C
4 1 (2.63%) COBOL
4 1 (2.63%) Java
4 1 (2.63%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 38 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 24 (63.16%) SC Cleared
3 18 (47.37%) MCP
3 18 (47.37%) MCSA
3 18 (47.37%) MCSE
3 18 (47.37%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.63%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (2.63%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.89%) QA
2 1 (2.63%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.63%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 18 (47.37%) Dell
1 18 (47.37%) HP
1 18 (47.37%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.63%) Apple
2 1 (2.63%) Oracle