Period
to 16 January 2018

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 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Counter-Terrorist Check (CTC) Clearance
UK
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1123 1192 1264
Rank change year-on-year +69 +72 -35
Permanent jobs citing CTC Cleared 51 4 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.029% 0.002% 0.006%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.12% 0.009% 0.023%
Number of salaries quoted 26 4 12
UK median annual salary £32,500 £53,750 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -39.53% +37.82% -29.09%
10th Percentile £23,500 £45,250 £30,213
90th Percentile £61,875 £57,125 £77,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £32,500 £55,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year -40.91% +41.03% -29.09%

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 40,919 45,410 57,358
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 23.59% 25.73% 27.70%
Number of salaries quoted 31,751 36,089 45,942
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,674
% change year-on-year - +1.98% +4.19%

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 16 January 2018.

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 January 2018. 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 +52 48 £32,500 -39.53% 8
London +41 32 £44,250 -6.84% 6
UK excluding London +40 19 £32,500 -40.91% 2
South East +29 14 £32,500 -40.91% 1
Scotland - 3 - -
Yorkshire - 2 £35,000 -
North of England - 2 £35,000 -

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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 51 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 28 (54.90%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (35.29%) Scrum
3 18 (35.29%) SC Cleared
4 15 (29.41%) SQL
4 15 (29.41%) Windows
5 13 (25.49%) JavaScript
6 12 (23.53%) Microsoft
6 12 (23.53%) Continuous Integration
6 12 (23.53%) BDD
7 11 (21.57%) Git (software)
7 11 (21.57%) TDD
8 10 (19.61%) Finance
8 10 (19.61%) Service Delivery
8 10 (19.61%) Web Services
9 9 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
10 8 (15.69%) Driving Licence
10 8 (15.69%) Mocha
10 8 (15.69%) Cucumber
10 8 (15.69%) Jasmine
10 8 (15.69%) Big Data
11 7 (13.73%) Performance Testing
11 7 (13.73%) SQL Server
11 7 (13.73%) Business Intelligence
12 6 (11.76%) Data Modelling
12 6 (11.76%) Data Warehouse
12 6 (11.76%) NoSQL
12 6 (11.76%) Test Automation
12 6 (11.76%) Visualisation
12 6 (11.76%) Analytics

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 (5.88%) IIS
1 3 (5.88%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.92%) CMS
2 2 (3.92%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.96%) Apache
3 1 (1.96%) Apache Solr
3 1 (1.96%) Confluence
3 1 (1.96%) GeoServer
3 1 (1.96%) JBoss
3 1 (1.96%) Oracle Spatial
3 1 (1.96%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.96%) WildFly
3 1 (1.96%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (5.88%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (3.92%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (1.96%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.92%) Office 365
2 1 (1.96%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.92%) DHCP
1 2 (3.92%) DNS
1 2 (3.92%) Firewall
1 2 (3.92%) LAN
1 2 (3.92%) Skype
1 2 (3.92%) WebEx
1 2 (3.92%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (1.96%) Kerberos
2 1 (1.96%) SSL
2 1 (1.96%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.96%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (15.69%) Big Data
2 7 (13.73%) SQL Server
3 6 (11.76%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (11.76%) NoSQL
4 4 (7.84%) GIS
5 3 (5.88%) Hadoop
5 3 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (3.92%) HBase
7 1 (1.96%) Geospatial Data
7 1 (1.96%) MySQL
7 1 (1.96%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.96%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (21.57%) Git (software)
2 8 (15.69%) Cucumber
2 8 (15.69%) Jasmine
2 8 (15.69%) Mocha
3 4 (7.84%) JIRA
4 3 (5.88%) ClearQuest
4 3 (5.88%) Mercurial
4 3 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (3.92%) Bugzilla
6 1 (1.96%) Jenkins
General
1 10 (19.61%) Finance
2 2 (3.92%) Electronics
2 2 (3.92%) Manufacturing
2 2 (3.92%) Marketing
2 2 (3.92%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (29.41%) Analyst
2 8 (15.69%) Developer
2 8 (15.69%) Support Engineer
3 7 (13.73%) Field Engineer
3 7 (13.73%) Field Support Engineer
4 6 (11.76%) Applications Support
4 6 (11.76%) Big Data Analyst
4 6 (11.76%) Data Analyst
5 5 (9.80%) Applications Engineer
5 5 (9.80%) Applications Support Engineer
5 5 (9.80%) Business Analyst
5 5 (9.80%) Field Applications Engineer
5 5 (9.80%) Tester
6 4 (7.84%) JavaScript Developer
7 3 (5.88%) Agile Business Analyst
7 3 (5.88%) Automation Tester
7 3 (5.88%) Coordinator
7 3 (5.88%) Support Analyst
8 2 (3.92%) Senior Analyst
8 2 (3.92%) Technical Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (19.61%) Web Services
2 4 (7.84%) AngularJS
2 4 (7.84%) Node.js
3 3 (5.88%) CSS
3 3 (5.88%) Express
3 3 (5.88%) HTML
3 3 (5.88%) HTML5
3 3 (5.88%) KnockoutJS
4 2 (3.92%) .NET
4 2 (3.92%) CSS3
4 2 (3.92%) JSON
4 2 (3.92%) Kafka
5 1 (1.96%) Flask
5 1 (1.96%) JAXB
5 1 (1.96%) jQuery
5 1 (1.96%) JSP
5 1 (1.96%) JSTL
5 1 (1.96%) Lucene
5 1 (1.96%) POJO
5 1 (1.96%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 9 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (15.69%) Driving Licence
3 5 (9.80%) Client/Server
4 2 (3.92%) User Experience
4 2 (3.92%) Virtual Team
5 1 (1.96%) CCTV
5 1 (1.96%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.96%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 15 (29.41%) Windows
2 4 (7.84%) Linux
3 3 (5.88%) Unix
3 3 (5.88%) Windows Server
4 2 (3.92%) Windows 10
4 2 (3.92%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (54.90%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (35.29%) Scrum
3 12 (23.53%) BDD
3 12 (23.53%) Continuous Integration
4 11 (21.57%) TDD
5 10 (19.61%) Service Delivery
6 7 (13.73%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (13.73%) Performance Testing
7 6 (11.76%) Analytics
7 6 (11.76%) Data Modelling
7 6 (11.76%) Test Automation
7 6 (11.76%) Visualisation
8 5 (9.80%) ITIL
8 5 (9.80%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 5 (9.80%) Time Management
9 4 (7.84%) OO
10 3 (5.88%) Business Analysis
10 3 (5.88%) Open Source
10 3 (5.88%) UML
10 3 (5.88%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 15 (29.41%) SQL
2 13 (25.49%) JavaScript
3 4 (7.84%) Java
4 3 (5.88%) C#
4 3 (5.88%) Python
5 2 (3.92%) COBOL
5 2 (3.92%) PowerShell
5 2 (3.92%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.96%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.96%) C
6 1 (1.96%) Scala
Qualifications
1 51 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 18 (35.29%) SC Cleared
3 3 (5.88%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (3.92%) Degree
4 2 (3.92%) ISEB
5 1 (1.96%) HND
5 1 (1.96%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (1.96%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.96%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.80%) Data Quality
2 3 (5.88%) QA
3 1 (1.96%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.96%) PMO
System Software
1 4 (7.84%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.92%) Docker
2 2 (3.92%) HDFS
2 2 (3.92%) Hyper-V
2 2 (3.92%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (3.92%) SCCM
1 2 (3.92%) SCOM
2 1 (1.96%) Ansible
2 1 (1.96%) Hadoop YARN
2 1 (1.96%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.96%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.96%) Terraform
Vendors
1 12 (23.53%) Microsoft
2 5 (9.80%) Cognizant
3 2 (3.92%) ESRI
3 2 (3.92%) Hortonworks
3 2 (3.92%) Oracle
3 2 (3.92%) SAP
3 2 (3.92%) VMware
4 1 (1.96%) Cognos
4 1 (1.96%) HP
4 1 (1.96%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.96%) Unisys
4 1 (1.96%) Xerox