Period
to 24 November 2017

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

Security Check (SC) Clearance
England > West Midlands
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 150 101 156
Rank change year-on-year -49 +55 -91
Permanent jobs citing SC Cleared 202 302 182
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.99% 2.64% 1.67%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.51% 10.07% 6.65%
Number of salaries quoted 139 178 173
West Midlands median annual salary £51,500 £47,500 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.42% -3.06% -18.33%
10th Percentile £27,460 £20,275 £30,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £77,500 £77,500
England median annual salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.33% - -10.00%

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 2374 3000 2736
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 23.44% 26.25% 25.07%
Number of salaries quoted 1822 2196 2179
West Midlands median annual salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.75% - -
10th Percentile £24,000 £22,750 £22,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £65,480
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

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 24 November 2017.

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 24 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
Birmingham -67 67 £52,500 - 3
Shropshire +24 48 £52,500 +144.19% 4
Worcestershire +26 41 £60,000 +14.29% 1
Coventry +24 20 £51,500 +32.90%
Wolverhampton 0 7 £70,000 +225.58% 2
Staffordshire -6 7 £30,000 -4.76%
Warwickshire -12 5 £70,000 +33.33%
Solihull -5 4 - -
Walsall +1 1 £70,000 +122.22%
Halesowen - 1 £40,000 -
SC Cleared
England

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for SC Cleared.

1 202 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 70 (34.65%) Agile Software Development
3 68 (33.66%) ITIL
4 43 (21.29%) Cybersecurity
5 39 (19.31%) Microsoft
6 37 (18.32%) CISSP
7 35 (17.33%) DV Cleared
8 34 (16.83%) Analytical Skills
9 33 (16.34%) Windows
10 29 (14.36%) CISM
10 29 (14.36%) Scrum
11 28 (13.86%) Ansible
11 28 (13.86%) Jenkins
11 28 (13.86%) Puppet
11 28 (13.86%) IT Strategy
12 27 (13.37%) Docker
12 27 (13.37%) Degree
13 26 (12.87%) TDD
13 26 (12.87%) Analytics
13 26 (12.87%) Kanban
14 25 (12.38%) Active Directory
15 24 (11.88%) Microsoft Azure
16 23 (11.39%) SIEM
17 22 (10.89%) Incident Management
17 22 (10.89%) Information Security
18 21 (10.40%) Stakeholder Management
19 20 (9.90%) Microsoft Office
19 20 (9.90%) Amazon AWS
20 19 (9.41%) ITIL V3
20 19 (9.41%) Mentoring

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 14 (6.93%) SharePoint
2 5 (2.48%) MS Exchange
2 5 (2.48%) WebLogic
3 1 (0.50%) Apache
3 1 (0.50%) Apache Pig
3 1 (0.50%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.50%) Confluence
3 1 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (0.50%) JBoss
3 1 (0.50%) Oracle Application Server
3 1 (0.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (0.50%) WebSphere
Applications
1 20 (9.90%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (4.46%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (2.97%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (1.49%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.99%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 11 (5.45%) assyst
2 7 (3.47%) Remedy ITSM
3 6 (2.97%) PeopleSoft HCM
4 3 (1.49%) Maximo
5 2 (0.99%) SAP GTS
6 1 (0.50%) Oracle 11i
6 1 (0.50%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.50%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.50%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 24 (11.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 20 (9.90%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (3.47%) Office 365
4 6 (2.97%) SuccessFactors
5 3 (1.49%) Azure Active Directory
5 3 (1.49%) IaaS
5 3 (1.49%) PaaS
6 1 (0.50%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.50%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.50%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.50%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 1 (0.50%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (0.50%) Bluemix
6 1 (0.50%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
6 1 (0.50%) IBM Cloud
6 1 (0.50%) SaaS
6 1 (0.50%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 18 (8.91%) Internet
2 16 (7.92%) DNS
3 12 (5.94%) TCP/IP
4 11 (5.45%) Firewall
5 5 (2.48%) BGP
5 5 (2.48%) Intrusion Detection
5 5 (2.48%) MPLS
5 5 (2.48%) Network Security
5 5 (2.48%) OSPF
5 5 (2.48%) SAN
6 3 (1.49%) Ethernet
6 3 (1.49%) KiloStream
6 3 (1.49%) TETRA
7 2 (0.99%) 2G
7 2 (0.99%) 3G
7 2 (0.99%) DAB
7 2 (0.99%) LTE
7 2 (0.99%) VLAN
7 2 (0.99%) VPN
7 2 (0.99%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (4.46%) PostgreSQL
2 8 (3.96%) MySQL
3 3 (1.49%) MongoDB
3 3 (1.49%) Oracle Database
4 2 (0.99%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (0.99%) Hadoop
4 2 (0.99%) NoSQL
4 2 (0.99%) SQL Server
5 1 (0.50%) Apache Hive
5 1 (0.50%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (0.50%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.50%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.50%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (0.50%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (0.50%) Oracle Discoverer
5 1 (0.50%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.50%) SAP BW
5 1 (0.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 28 (13.86%) Jenkins
2 8 (3.96%) JIRA
3 4 (1.98%) Rational DOORS
4 3 (1.49%) Toad
5 2 (0.99%) Cucumber
5 2 (0.99%) MSTest
5 2 (0.99%) Selenium
5 2 (0.99%) SpecFlow
6 1 (0.50%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.50%) gulp
6 1 (0.50%) JMeter
6 1 (0.50%) JUnit
6 1 (0.50%) SoapUI
6 1 (0.50%) Vagrant
6 1 (0.50%) WebDriver
6 1 (0.50%) webpack
General
1 15 (7.43%) Finance
2 8 (3.96%) Legal
3 6 (2.97%) Telecoms
4 4 (1.98%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.49%) Electronics
5 3 (1.49%) Marketing
5 3 (1.49%) Military
6 2 (0.99%) Billing
Job Titles
1 56 (27.72%) Analyst
2 18 (8.91%) Developer
3 17 (8.42%) Architect
3 17 (8.42%) Consultant
4 16 (7.92%) Security Analyst
5 14 (6.93%) Support Analyst
6 12 (5.94%) Systems Engineer
7 11 (5.45%) Security Consultant
7 11 (5.45%) Service Analyst
8 10 (4.95%) Administrator
8 10 (4.95%) Java Developer
8 10 (4.95%) Solutions Architect
9 9 (4.46%) AWS Engineer
9 9 (4.46%) Business Analyst
9 9 (4.46%) Cloud Engineer
9 9 (4.46%) Linux Engineer
9 9 (4.46%) Linux Systems Engineer
9 9 (4.46%) Security Architect
9 9 (4.46%) Security Solutions Architect
10 8 (3.96%) Cybersecurity Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (5.45%) Spring
2 10 (4.95%) Elastic Stack
3 9 (4.46%) REST
3 9 (4.46%) Spring MVC
4 8 (3.96%) Hibernate
4 8 (3.96%) JPA
4 8 (3.96%) SOAP
5 6 (2.97%) Node.js
6 5 (2.48%) AngularJS
7 4 (1.98%) Sass
8 3 (1.49%) CSS
8 3 (1.49%) CSS3
8 3 (1.49%) HTML
8 3 (1.49%) HTML5
8 3 (1.49%) jQuery
8 3 (1.49%) JSON
8 3 (1.49%) Modernizr
8 3 (1.49%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 3 (1.49%) XML
8 3 (1.49%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 34 (16.83%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (9.41%) Management Information System
3 18 (8.91%) Data Centre
3 18 (8.91%) Public Cloud
4 11 (5.45%) Cyber Attack
5 7 (3.47%) Freedom of Information
6 6 (2.97%) Computer Science
7 4 (1.98%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 4 (1.98%) PKI
8 3 (1.49%) Algorithms
8 3 (1.49%) ASIC
8 3 (1.49%) CPLD
8 3 (1.49%) Driving Licence
8 3 (1.49%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 3 (1.49%) Greenfield Project
8 3 (1.49%) VHDL
9 2 (0.99%) Private Cloud
9 2 (0.99%) Replication
9 2 (0.99%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 33 (16.34%) Windows
2 17 (8.42%) Linux
3 12 (5.94%) Windows 10
4 8 (3.96%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (3.47%) Unix
6 5 (2.48%) Windows 7
7 4 (1.98%) Windows Server
7 4 (1.98%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.50%) Android
8 1 (0.50%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.50%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (0.50%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (34.65%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (33.66%) ITIL
3 43 (21.29%) Cybersecurity
4 29 (14.36%) Scrum
5 28 (13.86%) IT Strategy
6 26 (12.87%) Analytics
6 26 (12.87%) Kanban
6 26 (12.87%) TDD
7 23 (11.39%) SIEM
8 22 (10.89%) Incident Management
8 22 (10.89%) Information Security
9 21 (10.40%) Stakeholder Management
10 19 (9.41%) ITIL V3
10 19 (9.41%) Mentoring
10 19 (9.41%) Service Delivery
11 18 (8.91%) Data Analytics
11 18 (8.91%) Technical Architecture
12 15 (7.43%) Service Management
13 14 (6.93%) Information Assurance
13 14 (6.93%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 17 (8.42%) Java
2 13 (6.44%) C
3 11 (5.45%) JavaScript
3 11 (5.45%) SQL
4 3 (1.49%) Assembly Language
4 3 (1.49%) C++
4 3 (1.49%) MATLAB
4 3 (1.49%) PowerShell
5 2 (0.99%) Python
5 2 (0.99%) Scala
6 1 (0.50%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.50%) Bourne shell
6 1 (0.50%) C#
6 1 (0.50%) ES6
6 1 (0.50%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.50%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 202 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 37 (18.32%) CISSP
3 35 (17.33%) DV Cleared
4 29 (14.36%) CISM
5 27 (13.37%) Degree
6 17 (8.42%) CESG Certified Professional
7 11 (5.45%) ISEB
8 9 (4.46%) CREST Certified
9 8 (3.96%) PhD
10 7 (3.47%) CEH
10 7 (3.47%) Cisco Certification
10 7 (3.47%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 7 (3.47%) MCSE
10 7 (3.47%) Microsoft Certification
11 6 (2.97%) Computer Science Degree
12 5 (2.48%) BPSS Clearance
13 4 (1.98%) CCNP
13 4 (1.98%) GIAC
13 4 (1.98%) MCSA
13 4 (1.98%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (9.41%) Cyber Essentials
2 17 (8.42%) GDPR
3 9 (4.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (1.98%) ISO 22301
4 4 (1.98%) SLA
5 3 (1.49%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 3 (1.49%) PMO
5 3 (1.49%) QA
6 2 (0.99%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 1 (0.50%) NIST 800
System Software
1 27 (13.37%) Docker
2 25 (12.38%) Active Directory
3 6 (2.97%) Virtual Machines
4 5 (2.48%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (1.98%) vSphere
6 3 (1.49%) Firmware
7 2 (0.99%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.50%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.50%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.50%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 28 (13.86%) Ansible
1 28 (13.86%) Puppet
2 19 (9.41%) Terraform
3 10 (4.95%) Opscode Chef
4 9 (4.46%) Grafana
5 7 (3.47%) QRadar
6 4 (1.98%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 4 (1.98%) Network Intrusion Detection System
7 1 (0.50%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.50%) Data Guard
7 1 (0.50%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.50%) Mesos
7 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (0.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 39 (19.31%) Microsoft
2 15 (7.43%) Oracle
3 13 (6.44%) Cisco
3 13 (6.44%) VMware
4 12 (5.94%) Splunk
5 11 (5.45%) Remedy
6 10 (4.95%) Sun
7 8 (3.96%) IBM
8 6 (2.97%) PeopleSoft
9 5 (2.48%) EMC
10 4 (1.98%) SAP
11 3 (1.49%) Citrix
11 3 (1.49%) HP
11 3 (1.49%) LANDesk
11 3 (1.49%) Mentor Graphics
11 3 (1.49%) MuleSoft
11 3 (1.49%) SolarWinds
11 3 (1.49%) Veeam
11 3 (1.49%) webMethods
11 3 (1.49%) Xilinx