Period
to 27 October 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for DV Cleared qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 27 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Developed Vetting (DV) Clearance
England > West Midlands
6 months to
27 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 232 141 232
Rank change year-on-year -91 +91 +37
Permanent jobs citing DV Cleared 37 31 30
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.51% 1.17% 0.42%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.25% 4.65% 1.67%
Number of salaries quoted 12 16 17
10th Percentile £46,375 £35,841 £43,400
25th Percentile £48,438 £42,238 £55,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,295 £44,371 £63,500
Median % change year-on-year +17.86% -30.12% +141.90%
75th Percentile £56,250 £66,250 £70,000
90th Percentile £58,500 £70,000 £76,250
England median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +9.52% +5.00% +5.26%

DV 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 advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 1,647 666 1,797
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 22.85% 25.04% 24.90%
Number of salaries quoted 1,045 506 1,345
10th Percentile £29,000 £27,270 £26,250
25th Percentile £36,250 £36,250 £33,633
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £48,129 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +3.89% +6.95% +3.45%
75th Percentile £67,500 £60,000 £58,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £70,000 £71,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -

DV Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing DV Cleared as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for DV Cleared in the West Midlands

DV Cleared
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing DV Cleared in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for DV Cleared in the West Midlands

DV Cleared
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing DV Cleared in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 27 October 2021.

Salary histogram for DV Cleared in the West Midlands

DV Cleared
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DV Cleared within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 27 October 2021. 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
Birmingham -79 28 £52,295 +17.86% 5
Worcestershire -28 8 £52,500 -30.00%
Herefordshire -1 1 £52,500 - 6
DV Cleared
England

For the 6 months to 27 October 2021, IT jobs citing DV 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for DV Cleared.

1 37 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 31 (83.78%) SC Cleared
3 24 (64.86%) VMware
4 23 (62.16%) Management Information System
4 23 (62.16%) Microsoft
4 23 (62.16%) vSphere
5 22 (59.46%) Data Centre
5 22 (59.46%) Server Management
5 22 (59.46%) Legacy Systems
5 22 (59.46%) Microsoft Certification
5 22 (59.46%) MCSE
5 22 (59.46%) MCSA
5 22 (59.46%) MCP
5 22 (59.46%) VMware Infrastructure
5 22 (59.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 10 (27.03%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (13.51%) ITIL
8 4 (10.81%) Project Management
8 4 (10.81%) Military
8 4 (10.81%) NEC
8 4 (10.81%) Degree
8 4 (10.81%) Inclusion and Diversity
8 4 (10.81%) Police
8 4 (10.81%) Cybersecurity
8 4 (10.81%) Mentoring
9 3 (8.11%) Scaled Agile Framework
9 3 (8.11%) Data Science
9 3 (8.11%) Artificial Intelligence
10 2 (5.41%) Disaster Recovery
10 2 (5.41%) Software Engineering

DV Cleared
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 (2.70%) Apache
1 1 (2.70%) Apache Solr
1 1 (2.70%) Apache Spark
1 1 (2.70%) CMS
1 1 (2.70%) Elasticsearch
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.41%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.70%) Apache Accumulo
2 1 (2.70%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (2.70%) Hadoop
2 1 (2.70%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.70%) Neo4j
General
1 4 (10.81%) Inclusion and Diversity
1 4 (10.81%) Military
1 4 (10.81%) Police
2 1 (2.70%) Finance
2 1 (2.70%) Social Skills
Job Titles
1 22 (59.46%) Architect
1 22 (59.46%) Infrastructure Architect
1 22 (59.46%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
1 22 (59.46%) Technical Architect
1 22 (59.46%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
2 4 (10.81%) Applications Manager
3 3 (8.11%) Data Scientist
4 2 (5.41%) Information Assurance Engineer
4 2 (5.41%) Information Security Engineer
4 2 (5.41%) Project Engineer
4 2 (5.41%) Security Engineer
5 1 (2.70%) Administrator
5 1 (2.70%) Configuration Manager
5 1 (2.70%) Data Analytics Scientist
5 1 (2.70%) Data Engineer
5 1 (2.70%) DBA
5 1 (2.70%) Head of IT
5 1 (2.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (2.70%) Project Manager
5 1 (2.70%) Senior DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.70%) Kafka
1 1 (2.70%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 23 (62.16%) Management Information System
2 22 (59.46%) Data Centre
2 22 (59.46%) Legacy Systems
3 1 (2.70%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 1 (2.70%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.41%) Linux
1 2 (5.41%) Windows
2 1 (2.70%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (59.46%) Server Management
2 10 (27.03%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (13.51%) ITIL
4 4 (10.81%) Cybersecurity
4 4 (10.81%) Mentoring
4 4 (10.81%) Project Management
5 3 (8.11%) Artificial Intelligence
5 3 (8.11%) Data Science
5 3 (8.11%) Scaled Agile Framework
6 2 (5.41%) Analytics
6 2 (5.41%) Business Continuity
6 2 (5.41%) Computer Science
6 2 (5.41%) Data Analytics
6 2 (5.41%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (5.41%) Information Security
6 2 (5.41%) Machine Learning
6 2 (5.41%) Mathematics
6 2 (5.41%) Open Source
6 2 (5.41%) Software Engineering
6 2 (5.41%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.41%) C++
2 1 (2.70%) C
2 1 (2.70%) Java
2 1 (2.70%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.70%) Python
2 1 (2.70%) R
2 1 (2.70%) Scala
2 1 (2.70%) SQL
2 1 (2.70%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 37 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 31 (83.78%) SC Cleared
3 22 (59.46%) MCP
3 22 (59.46%) MCSA
3 22 (59.46%) MCSE
3 22 (59.46%) Microsoft Certification
3 22 (59.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 4 (10.81%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) COBIT
1 1 (2.70%) Cyber Essentials
1 1 (2.70%) GDPR
1 1 (2.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 23 (62.16%) vSphere
2 22 (59.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.70%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.70%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (2.70%) Ansible
1 1 (2.70%) Puppet
1 1 (2.70%) Salt
1 1 (2.70%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 24 (64.86%) VMware
2 23 (62.16%) Microsoft
3 4 (10.81%) NEC
4 1 (2.70%) Cisco