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 3 months to 29 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Check (SC) Clearance
England > West Midlands
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 131 95 85
Rank change year-on-year -36 -10  
Permanent jobs citing SC Cleared 96 162 161
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.87% 2.63% 2.79%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.84% 10.07% 10.71%
Number of salaries quoted 71 99 216
West Midlands median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% -16.66%  
10th Percentile £30,000 £19,750 £40,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £77,500 £86,250
England median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £49,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% -3.06%  

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 the West Midlands.

Academic & Professional Certification
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 1225 1608 1503
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 23.88% 26.11% 26.03%
Number of salaries quoted 2543 2460 2792
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88%  
10th Percentile £26,250 £22,500 £25,763
90th Percentile £63,500 £70,000 £71,250
England median annual salary £46,750 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -1.57% +5.55%  

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 3 months to 29 June 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 3 months to 29 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham -38 41 £55,000 -10.20% 4
Worcestershire +9 19 £55,000 +25.71% 3
Shropshire +17 17 £55,000 +155.81% 5
Staffordshire +21 8 £35,000 +62.79% 7
Coventry -8 4 £51,500 +13.18%
Walsall +7 1 £22,500 -28.57%
SC Cleared
England

For the 6 months to 29 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for SC Cleared.

1 149 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 58 (38.93%) ITIL
3 51 (34.23%) Microsoft
4 32 (21.48%) Agile Software Development
4 32 (21.48%) Cybersecurity
5 31 (20.81%) Microsoft Azure
6 29 (19.46%) Analytics
7 28 (18.79%) SIEM
8 27 (18.12%) Firewall
9 26 (17.45%) Service Delivery
9 26 (17.45%) Degree
9 26 (17.45%) Analytical Skills
10 25 (16.78%) Active Directory
11 24 (16.11%) Presales
12 22 (14.77%) Windows
12 22 (14.77%) TDD
13 21 (14.09%) Puppet
13 21 (14.09%) DV Cleared
14 20 (13.42%) Jenkins
14 20 (13.42%) Public Cloud
14 20 (13.42%) CISSP
15 19 (12.75%) DNS
15 19 (12.75%) Scrum
15 19 (12.75%) Terraform
15 19 (12.75%) Kanban
15 19 (12.75%) Amazon AWS
16 18 (12.08%) Ansible
16 18 (12.08%) Docker
16 18 (12.08%) Data Analytics
16 18 (12.08%) IT Strategy

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 6 (4.03%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.34%) Apache
2 2 (1.34%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (0.67%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 13 (8.72%) Microsoft Excel
2 12 (8.05%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (4.70%) Microsoft Project
3 7 (4.70%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (1.34%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.67%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.67%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.67%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 13 (8.72%) assyst
2 3 (2.01%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (2.01%) Sentinel
3 2 (1.34%) PeopleSoft HCM
4 1 (0.67%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 31 (20.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (12.75%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (7.38%) Azure Active Directory
4 10 (6.71%) PaaS
5 8 (5.37%) IaaS
6 3 (2.01%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (1.34%) Office 365
7 2 (1.34%) SuccessFactors
8 1 (0.67%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.67%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 27 (18.12%) Firewall
2 19 (12.75%) DNS
3 13 (8.72%) MPLS
3 13 (8.72%) OSPF
4 11 (7.38%) Network Security
4 11 (7.38%) TCP/IP
5 9 (6.04%) Internet
6 8 (5.37%) BGP-4
6 8 (5.37%) Cisco ASA
6 8 (5.37%) Cisco IOS
6 8 (5.37%) Cisco Nexus
6 8 (5.37%) DHCP
6 8 (5.37%) DMVPN
6 8 (5.37%) HSRP
6 8 (5.37%) IPv6
6 8 (5.37%) LAN
6 8 (5.37%) WAN
7 5 (3.36%) BGP
7 5 (3.36%) Intrusion Detection
8 4 (2.68%) X.25
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.03%) Big Data
2 5 (3.36%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.34%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (1.34%) MongoDB
3 2 (1.34%) MySQL
3 2 (1.34%) NoSQL
3 2 (1.34%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.67%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (0.67%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.67%) FileMaker
4 1 (0.67%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 20 (13.42%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.67%) DbUnit
2 1 (0.67%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.67%) JIRA
2 1 (0.67%) jMock
2 1 (0.67%) JUnit
2 1 (0.67%) Maven
2 1 (0.67%) Mockito
2 1 (0.67%) MSTest
2 1 (0.67%) Selenium
2 1 (0.67%) SoapUI
2 1 (0.67%) SonarQube
2 1 (0.67%) SpecFlow
General
1 11 (7.38%) Finance
2 7 (4.70%) Legal
3 2 (1.34%) Retail
4 1 (0.67%) Automotive
4 1 (0.67%) Marketing
4 1 (0.67%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 30 (20.13%) Analyst
2 20 (13.42%) Consultant
3 15 (10.07%) Developer
4 11 (7.38%) Linux Engineer
5 10 (6.71%) Architect
5 10 (6.71%) Cloud Engineer
5 10 (6.71%) Project Manager
5 10 (6.71%) Security Consultant
5 10 (6.71%) Systems Engineer
6 9 (6.04%) AWS Engineer
6 9 (6.04%) Linux Systems Engineer
6 9 (6.04%) Network Engineer
6 9 (6.04%) Operations Analyst
6 9 (6.04%) Security Analyst
6 9 (6.04%) Security Operations Analyst
7 8 (5.37%) Cisco Engineer
7 8 (5.37%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 8 (5.37%) SOC Analyst
7 8 (5.37%) Tester
8 7 (4.70%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (6.04%) Elastic Stack
2 8 (5.37%) 802.1X
3 3 (2.01%) .NET
3 3 (2.01%) AngularJS
3 3 (2.01%) Node.js
3 3 (2.01%) Spring
4 1 (0.67%) Entity Framework
4 1 (0.67%) HTML
4 1 (0.67%) J2EE
4 1 (0.67%) jBPM
4 1 (0.67%) PowerMock
4 1 (0.67%) REST
4 1 (0.67%) RESTful
4 1 (0.67%) SOAP
4 1 (0.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 26 (17.45%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (13.42%) Public Cloud
3 16 (10.74%) Data Centre
3 16 (10.74%) Management Information System
4 13 (8.72%) Freedom of Information
5 10 (6.71%) Cyber Attack
6 8 (5.37%) Private Cloud
7 7 (4.70%) Driving Licence
8 6 (4.03%) CESG
8 6 (4.03%) Cyberthreat
9 5 (3.36%) PKI
10 4 (2.68%) Computer Science
11 3 (2.01%) Greenfield Project
11 3 (2.01%) Video Conferencing
12 2 (1.34%) Hybrid Cloud
12 2 (1.34%) Linux Command Line
12 2 (1.34%) Mobile App
12 2 (1.34%) RSA SecurID
13 1 (0.67%) Clustering
13 1 (0.67%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 22 (14.77%) Windows
2 17 (11.41%) Linux
3 6 (4.03%) Apple iOS
3 6 (4.03%) Unix
4 5 (3.36%) Android
4 5 (3.36%) Windows 10
4 5 (3.36%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (2.01%) Windows 7
5 3 (2.01%) Windows Server
6 2 (1.34%) CentOS
6 2 (1.34%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (0.67%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (38.93%) ITIL
2 32 (21.48%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (21.48%) Cybersecurity
3 29 (19.46%) Analytics
4 28 (18.79%) SIEM
5 26 (17.45%) Service Delivery
6 24 (16.11%) Presales
7 22 (14.77%) TDD
8 19 (12.75%) Kanban
8 19 (12.75%) Scrum
9 18 (12.08%) Data Analytics
9 18 (12.08%) IT Strategy
9 18 (12.08%) Technical Architecture
10 17 (11.41%) Information Security
11 16 (10.74%) Continuous Improvement
11 16 (10.74%) Security Monitoring
11 16 (10.74%) Service Management
12 14 (9.40%) Incident Management
12 14 (9.40%) Problem Management
13 13 (8.72%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (6.04%) Java
1 9 (6.04%) SQL
2 5 (3.36%) C
3 4 (2.68%) C#
4 3 (2.01%) Ada
4 3 (2.01%) C++
4 3 (2.01%) PowerShell
4 3 (2.01%) T-SQL
5 2 (1.34%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.34%) Scala
5 2 (1.34%) Shell Script
5 2 (1.34%) XAML
6 1 (0.67%) TypeScript
6 1 (0.67%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 149 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 26 (17.45%) Degree
3 21 (14.09%) DV Cleared
4 20 (13.42%) CISSP
5 17 (11.41%) CISM
5 17 (11.41%) Microsoft Certification
6 14 (9.40%) CREST Certified
7 12 (8.05%) MCSE
8 11 (7.38%) MCSA
9 10 (6.71%) ITIL Certification
10 9 (6.04%) CCNA
10 9 (6.04%) CCNP
10 9 (6.04%) Cisco Certification
11 8 (5.37%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 7 (4.70%) CEH
12 7 (4.70%) GIAC
12 7 (4.70%) GREM
13 6 (4.03%) GCIA
13 6 (4.03%) GCIH
14 5 (3.36%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (8.72%) QA
2 12 (8.05%) PCI DSS
3 8 (5.37%) Cyber Essentials
3 8 (5.37%) PMO
4 5 (3.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (2.01%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 3 (2.01%) Def Stans
5 3 (2.01%) DO-178B
5 3 (2.01%) DO-254
5 3 (2.01%) ISO 9001
5 3 (2.01%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 2 (1.34%) GDPR
6 2 (1.34%) SLA
7 1 (0.67%) COBIT
7 1 (0.67%) GPG13
7 1 (0.67%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 1 (0.67%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 25 (16.78%) Active Directory
2 18 (12.08%) Docker
3 6 (4.03%) Snort
4 3 (2.01%) vSphere
5 2 (1.34%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.34%) iptables
5 2 (1.34%) Postfix
6 1 (0.67%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 21 (14.09%) Puppet
2 19 (12.75%) Terraform
3 18 (12.08%) Ansible
4 12 (8.05%) QRadar
5 9 (6.04%) Grafana
6 5 (3.36%) Microsoft Intune
7 4 (2.68%) SCCM
8 2 (1.34%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 2 (1.34%) Nagios
8 2 (1.34%) Red Hat Spacewalk
8 2 (1.34%) SCOM
8 2 (1.34%) SCSM
8 2 (1.34%) SCVMM
8 2 (1.34%) SELinux
Vendors
1 51 (34.23%) Microsoft
2 14 (9.40%) Cisco
3 10 (6.71%) IBM
4 9 (6.04%) Splunk
5 8 (5.37%) Cyberoam
5 8 (5.37%) F5
5 8 (5.37%) LogRhythm
6 6 (4.03%) ArcSight
6 6 (4.03%) VMware
7 3 (2.01%) Cellebrite
7 3 (2.01%) Dell
7 3 (2.01%) EMC
7 3 (2.01%) HP
7 3 (2.01%) NetApp
7 3 (2.01%) Xamarin
8 2 (1.34%) MuleSoft
8 2 (1.34%) Oracle
8 2 (1.34%) PeopleSoft
8 2 (1.34%) Red Hat
8 2 (1.34%) Sophos
Malvern, Worcestershire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Lichfield, Staffordshire
Spring Technology
Posted: 2 days ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: up to 45,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £50K basic + Superb Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £50K basic + Superb Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £50K basic + Superb Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 55,000 - 65000 + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £50K basic + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £50K basic + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £50K basic + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 42,000 + shift allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £52K basic + Superb Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £52K basic + Superb Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £52K basic + Superb Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
EMBS Ltd
Salary: £18k per year + Healthcare,Pension
Posted: 6 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
360 Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £18,000 - £23,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cannock, Staffordshire
Spring Technology
Salary: bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Solihull
360 Resourcing
Salary: £45,000 - £55,000 per year
Posted: 14 days ago
Solihull
360 Resourcing
Salary: £45,000 - £50,000 per year
Posted: 14 days ago
Telford
RCDTS
Salary: £52,250 - £57,750
Posted: 15 days ago
West Midlands
Hunter Macdonald
Posted: 27 days ago
Herefordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago