The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Watford with a requirement for SC Cleared qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Check (SC) Clearance
Hertfordshire / Watford
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 64 51 67
Rank change year-on-year -13 +16  
Permanent jobs citing SC Cleared 2 6 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 0.37% 1.24% 1.50%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.40% 4.62% 4.47%
Number of salaries quoted 2 6 8
Median salary £48,750 £67,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -27.77% +80.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £41,750 £60,000 £23,850
10% offered a salary of more than £55,750 £75,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

SC 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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies advertised in Watford.

Academic & Professional Certification
Watford
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 143 130 179
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Watford 26.43% 26.80% 33.46%
Number of salaries quoted 120 106 139
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,800 £22,500 £22,700
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

SC Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Watford citing SC Cleared as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for SC Cleared in Watford

SC Cleared
Salary Trend in Watford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SC Cleared in Watford.

Salary trend for SC Cleared in Watford

SC Cleared
Salary Histogram in Watford

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SC Cleared in Watford over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Salary histogram for SC Cleared in Watford

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, IT jobs citing SC Cleared also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Watford region with a requirement for SC Cleared.

1 4 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) Risk Analysis
2 2 (50.00%) JSP 440
2 2 (50.00%) RMADS
2 2 (50.00%) PCI DSS
2 2 (50.00%) CISA
2 2 (50.00%) CISM
2 2 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Vulnerability Management
2 2 (50.00%) CESG Certified Professional
2 2 (50.00%) CLAS
2 2 (50.00%) SANS
2 2 (50.00%) ISAE 3402
2 2 (50.00%) CISSP
2 2 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Risk Assessment
2 2 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (25.00%) Wireshark
3 1 (25.00%) Load Balancing
3 1 (25.00%) CCSE
3 1 (25.00%) SSH
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (25.00%) Juniper
3 1 (25.00%) BMC
3 1 (25.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (25.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (25.00%) BMC PATROL
3 1 (25.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (25.00%) Middleware

SC Cleared
Co-occurring IT Skills in Watford 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 1 (25.00%) Apache
1 1 (25.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (25.00%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (25.00%) DNS
1 1 (25.00%) LDAP
1 1 (25.00%) SSH
1 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (25.00%) Wireshark
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Operational Security Manager
1 2 (50.00%) Security Manager
1 2 (50.00%) Security Operations Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Junior
2 1 (25.00%) Junior Unix Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Network Support
2 1 (25.00%) Network Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Network Support
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Network Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Middleware
1 1 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (25.00%) Fintech
1 1 (25.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) AIX
1 1 (25.00%) Solaris
1 1 (25.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Risk Analysis
1 2 (50.00%) Risk Assessment
1 2 (50.00%) Risk Management
1 2 (50.00%) Vulnerability Management
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) ITSM
2 1 (25.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (25.00%) Network Management
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Bourne shell
1 1 (25.00%) C-shell
1 1 (25.00%) Perl
1 1 (25.00%) Python
1 1 (25.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) CESG Certified Professional
2 2 (50.00%) CISA
2 2 (50.00%) CISM
2 2 (50.00%) CISSP
2 2 (50.00%) CLAS
2 2 (50.00%) SANS
3 1 (25.00%) CCIE
3 1 (25.00%) CCNP
3 1 (25.00%) CCSE
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (25.00%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) ISAE 3402
1 2 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (50.00%) JSP 440
1 2 (50.00%) PCI DSS
1 2 (50.00%) RMADS
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Aruba
1 1 (25.00%) BMC
1 1 (25.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco
1 1 (25.00%) Extreme Networks
1 1 (25.00%) F5
1 1 (25.00%) HP
1 1 (25.00%) Juniper
1 1 (25.00%) Meraki
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle
1 1 (25.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (25.00%) Thales
1 1 (25.00%) Ubiquiti
1 1 (25.00%) VocaLink