Period
to 22 January 2022

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 22 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Counter-Terrorist Check (CTC) Clearance
UK
6 months to
22 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 1045 766 1021
Rank change year-on-year -279 +255 +101
Permanent jobs citing CTC Cleared 23 11 15
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.018% 0.017% 0.012%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.076% 0.086% 0.054%
Number of salaries quoted 17 11 8
10th Percentile £38,095 - £29,675
25th Percentile £38,134 £25,650 £33,313
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £45,000 £44,686
Median % change year-on-year +11.11% +0.70% -18.75%
75th Percentile £53,750 £50,000 £59,397
90th Percentile £57,391 - £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £36,750
% change year-on-year +11.11% +22.45% +13.08%

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 30,153 12,827 27,618
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 23.40% 20.21% 21.89%
Number of salaries quoted 15,391 9,435 20,826
10th Percentile £31,000 £31,250 £27,500
25th Percentile £41,250 £41,250 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year - +10.00% -
75th Percentile £73,750 £71,250 £67,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.04% +8.89% -

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 22 January 2022.

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 22 January 2022. 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
Jobs
England -242 22 £50,000 +11.11% 3
UK excluding London -182 19 £50,000 +11.11% 1
North of England -125 9 £38,968 -13.41%
South East - 8 £50,000 - 1
North West - 6 £38,968 -
Work from Home - 5 £52,500 -
Yorkshire -77 3 £53,112 +18.03%
London -224 3 - - 2
East of England - 1 - -
Scotland - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 22 January 2022, 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 23 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 13 (56.52%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (43.48%) Social Skills
4 7 (30.43%) Coaching
4 7 (30.43%) Scrum
5 6 (26.09%) Business Analysis
5 6 (26.09%) User Stories
5 6 (26.09%) Epics
6 5 (21.74%) Project Delivery
6 5 (21.74%) Software Delivery
6 5 (21.74%) DevOps
6 5 (21.74%) Azure
6 5 (21.74%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (21.74%) Project Management
7 4 (17.39%) Management Information System
7 4 (17.39%) Wi-Fi
7 4 (17.39%) Google
7 4 (17.39%) WordPress
7 4 (17.39%) Google Workspace
7 4 (17.39%) GCP
7 4 (17.39%) Virtual Team
7 4 (17.39%) Backlog Management
7 4 (17.39%) Requirements Gathering
8 3 (13.04%) Inclusion and Diversity
8 3 (13.04%) Problem-Solving
8 3 (13.04%) Contract Management
8 3 (13.04%) PMO
8 3 (13.04%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 3 (13.04%) Kanban
8 3 (13.04%) Microsoft PowerPoint

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 (17.39%) WordPress
2 2 (8.70%) CMS
2 2 (8.70%) Confluence
3 1 (4.35%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (13.04%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (8.70%) Adobe Creative Suite
Cloud Services
1 5 (21.74%) Azure
2 4 (17.39%) GCP
2 4 (17.39%) Google Workspace
3 1 (4.35%) AWS
3 1 (4.35%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (4.35%) Power Platform
3 1 (4.35%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 4 (17.39%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (4.35%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) Amazon Aurora
1 1 (4.35%) Amazon RDS
1 1 (4.35%) Big Data
1 1 (4.35%) Data Lake
1 1 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (4.35%) OLAP
1 1 (4.35%) Power BI
1 1 (4.35%) Relational Database
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) JIRA
2 1 (4.35%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.35%) Gradle
2 1 (4.35%) Jenkins
2 1 (4.35%) JUnit
2 1 (4.35%) Maven
2 1 (4.35%) Mercurial
2 1 (4.35%) Mockito
2 1 (4.35%) ProC
2 1 (4.35%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 10 (43.48%) Social Skills
2 3 (13.04%) Inclusion and Diversity
2 3 (13.04%) Public Sector
3 2 (8.70%) Finance
3 2 (8.70%) Legal
3 2 (8.70%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (8.70%) Retail
4 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.35%) Law
Job Titles
1 5 (21.74%) Analyst
2 4 (17.39%) Business Analyst
2 4 (17.39%) Technical Writer
3 3 (13.04%) Agile Business Analyst
3 3 (13.04%) Azure DevOps
4 2 (8.70%) PMO Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Project Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Business Change Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Business Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Change Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Data Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Platform Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) PMO Officer
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Data Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Platform Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Senior PMO
5 1 (4.35%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Technical Business Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.70%) CSS
1 2 (8.70%) HTML
2 1 (4.35%) Django
2 1 (4.35%) Kafka
2 1 (4.35%) PowerMock
2 1 (4.35%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) Management Information System
1 4 (17.39%) Virtual Team
2 2 (8.70%) Legacy Systems
2 2 (8.70%) Life Science
3 1 (4.35%) e-Learning
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.04%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (56.52%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (30.43%) Coaching
2 7 (30.43%) Scrum
3 6 (26.09%) Business Analysis
3 6 (26.09%) Epics
3 6 (26.09%) User Stories
4 5 (21.74%) DevOps
4 5 (21.74%) Project Delivery
4 5 (21.74%) Project Management
4 5 (21.74%) Software Delivery
4 5 (21.74%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (17.39%) Backlog Management
5 4 (17.39%) Requirements Gathering
6 3 (13.04%) Business Development
6 3 (13.04%) Contract Management
6 3 (13.04%) Kanban
6 3 (13.04%) PRINCE2
6 3 (13.04%) Problem-Solving
6 3 (13.04%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 2 (8.70%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.04%) SQL
2 2 (8.70%) Python
3 1 (4.35%) Java
Qualifications
1 23 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (8.70%) Degree
2 2 (8.70%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.35%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.04%) PMO
2 2 (8.70%) Good Clinical Practice
3 1 (4.35%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (17.39%) Google
2 2 (8.70%) Adobe