Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Developed Vetting (DV) Clearance
England > West Midlands
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 272 307 290
Rank change year-on-year +35 -17 +26
Permanent jobs citing DV Cleared 51 32 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.50% 0.28% 0.30%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.13% 1.06% 1.21%
Number of salaries quoted 36 27 20
West Midlands median annual salary £59,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% +5.00% -5.66%
10th Percentile £27,300 £41,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £77,500 £61,673
England median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -10.00% - +11.11%

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 2390 3005 2733
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 23.44% 26.37% 25.17%
Number of salaries quoted 1839 2201 2172
West Midlands median annual salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.50% - -
10th Percentile £23,750 £22,750 £22,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £64,000 £65,480
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

DV Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing DV Cleared as a percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT 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

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing DV Cleared in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

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 21 November 2017. 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
Worcestershire +23 35 £62,500 -16.67% 3
Shropshire -1 7 £28,000 - 1
Herefordshire 0 4 £55,000 +22.22%
Birmingham +15 3 - -
Staffordshire - 2 - -
DV Cleared
England

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, IT jobs citing DV 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for DV Cleared.

1 51 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 35 (68.63%) SC Cleared
3 18 (35.29%) Cybersecurity
4 15 (29.41%) ITIL
5 13 (25.49%) Analytical Skills
6 11 (21.57%) Degree
7 10 (19.61%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (19.61%) Cryptography
8 9 (17.65%) Windows
8 9 (17.65%) Network Security
8 9 (17.65%) Information Assurance
8 9 (17.65%) CREST Certified
8 9 (17.65%) Customer Requirements
9 8 (15.69%) Collaborative Working
9 8 (15.69%) Incident Management
9 8 (15.69%) PhD
10 7 (13.73%) Microsoft Office
10 7 (13.73%) Sun
10 7 (13.73%) Remedy
10 7 (13.73%) Trend Analysis
10 7 (13.73%) SIEM
10 7 (13.73%) Root Cause Analysis
10 7 (13.73%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 5 (9.80%) Network Design
11 5 (9.80%) Risk Management
11 5 (9.80%) SharePoint
11 5 (9.80%) Cisco
11 5 (9.80%) Patch Management
11 5 (9.80%) NIST 800
11 5 (9.80%) Penetration Testing

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 5 (9.80%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (13.73%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (7.84%) assyst
2 3 (5.88%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 9 (17.65%) Network Security
2 4 (7.84%) Firewall
2 4 (7.84%) TCP/IP
3 2 (3.92%) Internet
4 1 (1.96%) LAN
4 1 (1.96%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (1.96%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.88%) Microsoft Analysis Services
1 3 (5.88%) SQL Server
1 3 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
1 3 (5.88%) SQL Server 2014
1 3 (5.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 3 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 3 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (1.96%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 4 (7.84%) JIRA
General
1 2 (3.92%) Electronics
1 2 (3.92%) Finance
1 2 (3.92%) Manufacturing
1 2 (3.92%) Marketing
1 2 (3.92%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (25.49%) Architect
2 12 (23.53%) Analyst
3 10 (19.61%) Solutions Architect
4 9 (17.65%) Security Architect
4 9 (17.65%) Security Solutions Architect
5 7 (13.73%) Security Analyst
5 7 (13.73%) Senior Architect
6 6 (11.76%) Security Engineer
7 5 (9.80%) Service Analyst
8 4 (7.84%) DBA
8 4 (7.84%) ITIL Service Analyst
8 4 (7.84%) Senior Security Architect
8 4 (7.84%) Senior Solutions Architect
8 4 (7.84%) Support Analyst
9 3 (5.88%) Cybersecurity Architect
9 3 (5.88%) DV Cleared DBA
9 3 (5.88%) Penetration Tester
9 3 (5.88%) Principal Architect
9 3 (5.88%) SQL DBA
9 3 (5.88%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 13 (25.49%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (7.84%) Cyber Attack
2 4 (7.84%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (1.96%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (17.65%) Windows
2 4 (7.84%) Linux
3 3 (5.88%) Windows Server
4 2 (3.92%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (3.92%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (35.29%) Cybersecurity
2 15 (29.41%) ITIL
3 10 (19.61%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (19.61%) Cryptography
4 9 (17.65%) Customer Requirements
4 9 (17.65%) Information Assurance
5 8 (15.69%) Collaborative Working
5 8 (15.69%) Incident Management
6 7 (13.73%) Root Cause Analysis
6 7 (13.73%) SIEM
6 7 (13.73%) Trend Analysis
7 5 (9.80%) Network Design
7 5 (9.80%) Patch Management
7 5 (9.80%) Penetration Testing
7 5 (9.80%) Risk Management
8 4 (7.84%) Workflow
9 3 (5.88%) ITSM
9 3 (5.88%) Security Management
9 3 (5.88%) Service Management
9 3 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.84%) C
2 3 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 51 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 35 (68.63%) SC Cleared
3 11 (21.57%) Degree
4 9 (17.65%) CREST Certified
5 8 (15.69%) PhD
6 7 (13.73%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 4 (7.84%) CCNP
7 4 (7.84%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (7.84%) GIAC
7 4 (7.84%) SANS
8 3 (5.88%) CEH
8 3 (5.88%) CISSP
8 3 (5.88%) GCIH
8 3 (5.88%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.80%) NIST 800
2 3 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (5.88%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.96%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (7.84%) Host Intrusion Detection System
1 4 (7.84%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 1 (1.96%) SCOM
Vendors
1 7 (13.73%) Remedy
1 7 (13.73%) Sun
2 5 (9.80%) Cisco
3 4 (7.84%) Microsoft
4 3 (5.88%) LANDesk
4 3 (5.88%) Splunk
5 2 (3.92%) SAP
5 2 (3.92%) VMware
6 1 (1.96%) F5
6 1 (1.96%) Juniper
6 1 (1.96%) Oracle