Period
to 11 August 2020

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Smartcard in permanent job vacancies. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Smartcard over the 6 months to 11 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Smart Card
UK
6 months to
11 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 760 1072 1112
Rank change year-on-year +312 +40 +11
Permanent jobs citing Smartcard 1 34 80
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.002% 0.024% 0.047%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.004% 0.061% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1 10 62
Median annual salary £34,628 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -23.05% -10.00% +2.56%
10th Percentile £32,996 £30,000 £27,000
90th Percentile £36,259 £52,500 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £34,628 £35,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -1.06% -26.32% -2.56%

Smartcard is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 24,984 55,488 67,129
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 39.18% 38.93% 39.17%
Number of salaries quoted 19,348 41,585 51,418
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £31,500 £29,750 £28,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £88,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

Smartcard
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Smartcard as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Smartcard in the UK

Smartcard
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Smartcard.

Salary trend for Smartcard in the UK

Smartcard
Top 4 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Smartcard within the UK over the 6 months to 11 August 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 +299 1 £34,628 -23.05% 3
UK excluding London +257 1 £34,628 -1.06% 3
Midlands +117 1 £34,628 -15.54% 1
West Midlands - 1 £34,628 - 1

For the 6 months to 11 August 2020, IT jobs citing Smartcard 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 Smartcard.

1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) NHS
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL V3
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (100.00%) Information Governance
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (100.00%) Server Virtualisation
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2016

Smartcard
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:

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Server Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (100.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Information Governance
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL V3
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (100.00%) Server Virtualisation
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft