Period
to 18 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for SC Cleared qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 18 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Check (SC) Clearance
England > West Midlands
6 months to
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 143 147 115
Rank change year-on-year +4 -32 +21
Permanent jobs citing SC Cleared 171 201 298
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.98% 2.03% 2.52%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.42% 8.49% 9.46%
Number of salaries quoted 86 150 192
West Midlands median annual salary £53,750 £52,500 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.38% +8.25% -11.82%
10th Percentile £26,375 £28,175 £19,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £70,000 £77,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +9.89% -4.21% -

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 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 2,305 2,367 3,150
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 26.73% 23.88% 26.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1,528 1,877 2,312
West Midlands median annual salary £43,500 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.82% +3.75% -
10th Percentile £24,500 £23,500 £22,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.15% +3.33%

SC Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for SC Cleared in the West Midlands

SC Cleared
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for SC Cleared in the West Midlands

SC Cleared
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SC Cleared in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 18 October 2018.

Salary histogram for SC Cleared in the West Midlands

SC 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 SC Cleared within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 18 October 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
Birmingham +31 91 £57,500 -0.86% 14
Shropshire -5 25 £55,000 - 13
Solihull - 17 £25,000 - 2
Warwickshire +56 15 £35,000 -50.00% 3
Worcestershire -22 12 £40,000 -31.33% 6
Coventry -4 10 £50,000 -2.91% 1
Wolverhampton +6 1 - -
Walsall -1 1 - -
Herefordshire - 1 - - 2
SC Cleared
England

For the 6 months to 18 October 2018, IT jobs citing SC 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 SC Cleared.

1 171 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 74 (43.27%) ITIL
3 55 (32.16%) Service Delivery
4 37 (21.64%) Firewall
5 36 (21.05%) Cisco
5 36 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
6 34 (19.88%) Data Centre
7 33 (19.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 33 (19.30%) Cisco Certification
8 32 (18.71%) Microsoft
9 29 (16.96%) ITSM
9 29 (16.96%) Information Security
9 29 (16.96%) Presales
10 28 (16.37%) ITIL V3
10 28 (16.37%) SIEM
10 28 (16.37%) Analytical Skills
11 27 (15.79%) Data Protection
11 27 (15.79%) Service Management
11 27 (15.79%) CCNP
12 26 (15.20%) Cyber Essentials
13 24 (14.04%) CISSP
14 23 (13.45%) CISM
14 23 (13.45%) CheckPoint
14 23 (13.45%) PCI DSS
15 22 (12.87%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
16 21 (12.28%) GDPR
16 21 (12.28%) Analytics
16 21 (12.28%) Continuous Improvement
17 20 (11.70%) F5
17 20 (11.70%) Finance

SC 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 (2.92%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.75%) SAS
3 1 (0.58%) Anypoint
3 1 (0.58%) Apache ServiceMix
3 1 (0.58%) CMS
3 1 (0.58%) Confluence
3 1 (0.58%) JBoss
3 1 (0.58%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.58%) Mule
3 1 (0.58%) NetWeaver
3 1 (0.58%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (0.58%) Sitefinity
3 1 (0.58%) Skype for Business
3 1 (0.58%) WebLogic
Applications
1 16 (9.36%) Microsoft Excel
1 16 (9.36%) MS Visio
2 13 (7.60%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 5 (2.92%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (1.17%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (5.26%) Remedy ITSM
2 8 (4.68%) assyst
3 7 (4.09%) Sentinel
4 3 (1.75%) SAP APO
5 1 (0.58%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 18 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (5.85%) IaaS
2 10 (5.85%) PaaS
3 6 (3.51%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (2.34%) Office 365
5 3 (1.75%) Serverless
6 2 (1.17%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (1.17%) Amazon S3
6 2 (1.17%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (1.17%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 2 (1.17%) AWS Lambda
6 2 (1.17%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.58%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 37 (21.64%) Firewall
2 13 (7.60%) WAN
3 9 (5.26%) Internet
4 7 (4.09%) Network Security
4 7 (4.09%) TCP/IP
5 6 (3.51%) Junos
5 6 (3.51%) LAN
6 5 (2.92%) Cisco ASA
6 5 (2.92%) VPN
7 4 (2.34%) BGP
7 4 (2.34%) MPLS
7 4 (2.34%) VLAN
8 2 (1.17%) Cisco Nexus
8 2 (1.17%) RIP
8 2 (1.17%) SAN
8 2 (1.17%) Wireless
9 1 (0.58%) Cisco ISE
9 1 (0.58%) Intrusion Detection
9 1 (0.58%) RSVP
9 1 (0.58%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (3.51%) Big Data
2 3 (1.75%) Oracle Database
2 3 (1.75%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.17%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.58%) MySQL
4 1 (0.58%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.58%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.58%) SAP HANA
4 1 (0.58%) Semantic Layer
Development Applications
1 11 (6.43%) Git (software)
2 10 (5.85%) Visual Studio
2 10 (5.85%) Visual Studio Team System
3 3 (1.75%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.58%) CMake
4 1 (0.58%) IntelliJ
4 1 (0.58%) JIRA
4 1 (0.58%) Toad
General
1 20 (11.70%) Finance
2 9 (5.26%) Legal
3 4 (2.34%) Manufacturing
4 3 (1.75%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.17%) Advertising
5 2 (1.17%) Publishing
6 1 (0.58%) Retail
Job Titles
1 31 (18.13%) Network Engineer
2 27 (15.79%) Analyst
3 19 (11.11%) Compliance Manager
3 19 (11.11%) Security Compliance Manager
3 19 (11.11%) Security Manager
4 17 (9.94%) Service Manager
5 15 (8.77%) Delivery Manager
5 15 (8.77%) Information Manager
5 15 (8.77%) Information Security Compliance Manager
5 15 (8.77%) Information Security Manager
6 14 (8.19%) Architect
7 11 (6.43%) Consultant
8 10 (5.85%) Services Delivery Manager
9 9 (5.26%) Service Analyst
9 9 (5.26%) Service Desk Analyst
10 8 (4.68%) Developer
11 7 (4.09%) Information Security Compliance Officer
11 7 (4.09%) Information Security Officer
11 7 (4.09%) Security Officer
11 7 (4.09%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (7.60%) HTML
2 12 (7.02%) AngularJS
3 11 (6.43%) .NET
3 11 (6.43%) ASP.NET
3 11 (6.43%) ASP.NET MVC
3 11 (6.43%) Backbone.js
3 11 (6.43%) CSS
3 11 (6.43%) KnockoutJS
4 10 (5.85%) .NET Core
4 10 (5.85%) .NET Framework
4 10 (5.85%) ASP.NET Web API
4 10 (5.85%) Entity Framework
4 10 (5.85%) WCF
5 2 (1.17%) CGI
5 2 (1.17%) JSON
5 2 (1.17%) RESTful
6 1 (0.58%) Hibernate
6 1 (0.58%) Middleware
6 1 (0.58%) SAP Basis
6 1 (0.58%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 34 (19.88%) Data Centre
2 28 (16.37%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (9.94%) Self-Motivation
4 15 (8.77%) Virtual Team
5 13 (7.60%) Management Information System
6 8 (4.68%) CESG
7 7 (4.09%) Freedom of Information
7 7 (4.09%) Video Conferencing
8 5 (2.92%) Cyberthreat
9 3 (1.75%) Clustering
9 3 (1.75%) Handset
10 2 (1.17%) ASIC
10 2 (1.17%) FlexPod
11 1 (0.58%) Hybrid Cloud
11 1 (0.58%) PKI
11 1 (0.58%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 14 (8.19%) Windows
2 13 (7.60%) Linux
3 10 (5.85%) Unix
4 4 (2.34%) Windows 10
5 3 (1.75%) Apple iOS
5 3 (1.75%) Oracle Linux
5 3 (1.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (1.75%) SUSE
6 1 (0.58%) AIX
6 1 (0.58%) Android
6 1 (0.58%) Solaris
6 1 (0.58%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.58%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (0.58%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (43.27%) ITIL
2 55 (32.16%) Service Delivery
3 36 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
4 29 (16.96%) Information Security
4 29 (16.96%) ITSM
4 29 (16.96%) Presales
5 28 (16.37%) ITIL V3
5 28 (16.37%) SIEM
6 27 (15.79%) Data Protection
6 27 (15.79%) Service Management
7 21 (12.28%) Analytics
7 21 (12.28%) Continuous Improvement
8 18 (10.53%) Change Management
9 17 (9.94%) Network Design
9 17 (9.94%) Problem Management
10 15 (8.77%) Incident Management
10 15 (8.77%) Stakeholder Management
11 14 (8.19%) Performance Management
12 13 (7.60%) Contract Management
13 12 (7.02%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 16 (9.36%) SQL
2 12 (7.02%) Java
2 12 (7.02%) PowerShell
3 11 (6.43%) C#
3 11 (6.43%) JavaScript
4 10 (5.85%) T-SQL
5 2 (1.17%) C
5 2 (1.17%) C++
6 1 (0.58%) ABAP
6 1 (0.58%) Java 8
6 1 (0.58%) Python
Qualifications
1 171 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 33 (19.30%) Cisco Certification
3 27 (15.79%) CCNP
4 24 (14.04%) CISSP
5 23 (13.45%) CISM
6 17 (9.94%) ITIL Certification
7 16 (9.36%) CCDP
8 14 (8.19%) ISEB
9 12 (7.02%) DV Cleared
10 11 (6.43%) CCNA
11 8 (4.68%) CISA
12 7 (4.09%) Microsoft Certification
13 6 (3.51%) CREST Certified
13 6 (3.51%) MCSE
14 5 (2.92%) DBS Check
14 5 (2.92%) GCIA
14 5 (2.92%) GCIH
14 5 (2.92%) GIAC
14 5 (2.92%) GREM
15 4 (2.34%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (19.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 26 (15.20%) Cyber Essentials
3 23 (13.45%) PCI DSS
4 22 (12.87%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 21 (12.28%) GDPR
6 20 (11.70%) SLA
7 9 (5.26%) QA
8 7 (4.09%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 5 (2.92%) ISO 9001
9 5 (2.92%) ISO/IEC 17025
10 4 (2.34%) ISO/IEC 27005
11 2 (1.17%) PMO
System Software
1 5 (2.92%) Snort
2 4 (2.34%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.34%) Firmware
3 3 (1.75%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.17%) GFS2
4 2 (1.17%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.58%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (1.75%) SCCM
2 2 (1.17%) Ansible
2 2 (1.17%) EnCase
2 2 (1.17%) FortiGate
2 2 (1.17%) Microsoft Intune
2 2 (1.17%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.17%) Puppet
2 2 (1.17%) Terraform
3 1 (0.58%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (0.58%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.58%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (0.58%) SCOM
3 1 (0.58%) Single Sign-On
3 1 (0.58%) vRealize
Vendors
1 36 (21.05%) Cisco
2 32 (18.71%) Microsoft
3 23 (13.45%) CheckPoint
4 20 (11.70%) F5
5 18 (10.53%) Nokia
6 11 (6.43%) Remedy
7 10 (5.85%) Juniper
8 8 (4.68%) Oracle
9 7 (4.09%) ServiceNow
10 5 (2.92%) ArcSight
10 5 (2.92%) LogRhythm
11 4 (2.34%) SAP
12 3 (1.75%) Cellebrite
12 3 (1.75%) VMware
13 2 (1.17%) Aruba
13 2 (1.17%) Cloudera
13 2 (1.17%) Fortinet
13 2 (1.17%) Meraki
13 2 (1.17%) SolarWinds
13 2 (1.17%) Splunk