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

Security Check (SC) Clearance
England / West Midlands
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 158 99 91
Rank change year-on-year -59 -8  
Permanent jobs citing SC Cleared 53 164 143
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.11% 2.65% 2.82%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.77% 9.70% 10.70%
Number of salaries quoted 38 109 97
Median salary £47,500 £48,750 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.56% -11.36%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £82,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - -5.26%  

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 1111 1690 1336
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 23.19% 27.35% 26.31%
Number of salaries quoted 868 1278 1067
Median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £26,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

SC Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands citing SC Cleared as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

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 March 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 March 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 -44 20 £46,250 -17.77% 2
Worcestershire +3 13 £56,000 +31.76% 1
Herefordshire - 8 £47,500 - 1
Warwickshire +29 7 £46,000 +68.80%
Shropshire -3 3 £30,000 -36.84% 2
Coventry +17 2 £32,500 -51.85% 1
Staffordshire +4 1 £37,500 +45.63%
West Bromwich -1 1 £40,000 -
Wolverhampton - 1 £37,500 -
SC Cleared
England

For the 6 months to 29 March 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.

1 174 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 55 (31.61%) PCI DSS
2 55 (31.61%) ITIL
3 44 (25.29%) Microsoft
4 39 (22.41%) CISSP
5 38 (21.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 38 (21.84%) Data Centre
6 37 (21.26%) Risk Management
6 37 (21.26%) Information Security
7 36 (20.69%) CISM
8 33 (18.97%) Risk Assessment
8 33 (18.97%) Continuous Improvement
9 32 (18.39%) Management Information System
9 32 (18.39%) Firewall
10 31 (17.82%) SIEM
10 31 (17.82%) Data Protection
11 29 (16.67%) Cyber Essentials
12 28 (16.09%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
12 28 (16.09%) Project Management
12 28 (16.09%) Sentinel
12 28 (16.09%) IT Governance
13 27 (15.52%) Service Delivery
14 26 (14.94%) ITIL Certification
14 26 (14.94%) Presales
14 26 (14.94%) Office 365
15 25 (14.37%) Cybersecurity
15 25 (14.37%) Cisco
16 24 (13.79%) Cisco Certification
16 24 (13.79%) CCNP
16 24 (13.79%) QA

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 20 (11.49%) SharePoint
2 7 (4.02%) SharePoint 2010
2 7 (4.02%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (1.15%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.57%) Apache
4 1 (0.57%) CICS
4 1 (0.57%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (0.57%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 17 (9.77%) MS Excel
2 15 (8.62%) MS Office
3 5 (2.87%) MS Project
3 5 (2.87%) Spreadsheet
4 3 (1.72%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 28 (16.09%) Sentinel
2 14 (8.05%) assyst
2 14 (8.05%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (2.30%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.57%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.57%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 26 (14.94%) Office 365
2 12 (6.90%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (6.32%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (4.60%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (2.30%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (1.15%) PaaS
7 1 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (18.39%) Firewall
2 23 (13.22%) LAN
2 23 (13.22%) MPLS
2 23 (13.22%) Network Security
2 23 (13.22%) OSPF
3 22 (12.64%) WAN
4 20 (11.49%) Cisco ASA
5 19 (10.92%) BGP-4
5 19 (10.92%) Cisco IOS
5 19 (10.92%) Cisco Nexus
5 19 (10.92%) DHCP
5 19 (10.92%) DMVPN
5 19 (10.92%) DNS
5 19 (10.92%) HSRP
5 19 (10.92%) IPv6
6 10 (5.75%) ADSL
6 10 (5.75%) ISDN
6 10 (5.75%) PSTN
6 10 (5.75%) X.25
7 7 (4.02%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (4.02%) Big Data
2 6 (3.45%) SQL Server
3 3 (1.72%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (1.15%) Azure SQL Database
4 2 (1.15%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.15%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (1.15%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.15%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (1.15%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (0.57%) DB2
5 1 (0.57%) MySQL
5 1 (0.57%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.57%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 13 (7.47%) Jenkins
2 8 (4.60%) DbUnit
2 8 (4.60%) Git (software)
2 8 (4.60%) jMock
2 8 (4.60%) JUnit
2 8 (4.60%) Maven
2 8 (4.60%) Mockito
2 8 (4.60%) SonarQube
3 6 (3.45%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.57%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.57%) Selenium
4 1 (0.57%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 18 (10.34%) Finance
2 2 (1.15%) Legal
2 2 (1.15%) Marketing
3 1 (0.57%) Aerospace
3 1 (0.57%) Local Government
3 1 (0.57%) Publishing
3 1 (0.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (11.49%) Network Engineer
2 19 (10.92%) Cisco Engineer
2 19 (10.92%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 17 (9.77%) Developer
4 16 (9.20%) Architect
5 14 (8.05%) Information Manager
5 14 (8.05%) Security Officer
6 13 (7.47%) Analyst
7 12 (6.90%) Information Officer
7 12 (6.90%) Information Security Officer
8 11 (6.32%) Consultant
9 10 (5.75%) Cisco Security Engineer
9 10 (5.75%) Network Security Engineer
9 10 (5.75%) Security Engineer
9 10 (5.75%) Switch Engineer
10 9 (5.17%) Coordinator
10 9 (5.17%) Project Coordinator
10 9 (5.17%) Senior Developer
11 8 (4.60%) Java Developer
11 8 (4.60%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (10.92%) 802.1X
2 13 (7.47%) Web Services
3 8 (4.60%) J2EE
3 8 (4.60%) jBPM
3 8 (4.60%) PowerMock
3 8 (4.60%) REST
3 8 (4.60%) RESTful
3 8 (4.60%) SOAP
3 8 (4.60%) Spring
4 6 (3.45%) CSS
4 6 (3.45%) HTML
5 5 (2.87%) .NET
6 4 (2.30%) jQuery
7 2 (1.15%) HTML5
7 2 (1.15%) XSLT
8 1 (0.57%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.57%) OpenID
8 1 (0.57%) SailPoint
8 1 (0.57%) SAML
8 1 (0.57%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 38 (21.84%) Data Centre
2 32 (18.39%) Management Information System
3 19 (10.92%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (8.62%) CESG
5 14 (8.05%) Data Protection Act
5 14 (8.05%) Freedom of Information
5 14 (8.05%) Video Conferencing
6 5 (2.87%) Driving Licence
6 5 (2.87%) PKI
7 4 (2.30%) Computer Science
7 4 (2.30%) Mobile App
8 3 (1.72%) Cyberthreat
9 2 (1.15%) Clustering
9 2 (1.15%) Cyber Attack
9 2 (1.15%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 2 (1.15%) Private Cloud
9 2 (1.15%) User Experience
10 1 (0.57%) Linux Command Line
10 1 (0.57%) Mainframe
10 1 (0.57%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 22 (12.64%) Windows
2 10 (5.75%) Linux
3 7 (4.02%) Apple iOS
3 7 (4.02%) Windows Server
4 5 (2.87%) Android
4 5 (2.87%) CentOS
5 4 (2.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (2.30%) Unix
6 3 (1.72%) Windows 10
6 3 (1.72%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.57%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (0.57%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.57%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.57%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.57%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (31.61%) ITIL
2 37 (21.26%) Information Security
2 37 (21.26%) Risk Management
3 33 (18.97%) Continuous Improvement
3 33 (18.97%) Risk Assessment
4 31 (17.82%) Data Protection
4 31 (17.82%) SIEM
5 28 (16.09%) IT Governance
5 28 (16.09%) Project Management
6 27 (15.52%) Service Delivery
7 26 (14.94%) Presales
8 25 (14.37%) Cybersecurity
9 22 (12.64%) E-Commerce
10 21 (12.07%) Incident Management
10 21 (12.07%) Penetration Testing
11 20 (11.49%) Security Management
12 19 (10.92%) CRM
12 19 (10.92%) ITIL V3
12 19 (10.92%) Load Balancing
12 19 (10.92%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (6.32%) Java
2 7 (4.02%) SQL
3 5 (2.87%) C#
3 5 (2.87%) T-SQL
4 4 (2.30%) JavaScript
5 3 (1.72%) Ada
5 3 (1.72%) Bash Shell
5 3 (1.72%) C
5 3 (1.72%) C++
5 3 (1.72%) F#
5 3 (1.72%) Perl
5 3 (1.72%) Python
5 3 (1.72%) VB.NET
6 1 (0.57%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.57%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.57%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 174 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 39 (22.41%) CISSP
3 36 (20.69%) CISM
4 26 (14.94%) ITIL Certification
5 24 (13.79%) CCNP
5 24 (13.79%) Cisco Certification
6 23 (13.22%) Degree
7 21 (12.07%) CCNA
7 21 (12.07%) CISA
8 19 (10.92%) CEH
9 17 (9.77%) DV Cleared
10 16 (9.20%) Microsoft Certification
11 14 (8.05%) CISMP
11 14 (8.05%) CRISC
12 13 (7.47%) MCSE
13 9 (5.17%) APMP
14 8 (4.60%) Citrix Certification
14 8 (4.60%) CREST Certified
15 6 (3.45%) GIAC
15 6 (3.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (31.61%) PCI DSS
2 38 (21.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 29 (16.67%) Cyber Essentials
4 28 (16.09%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 24 (13.79%) QA
6 20 (11.49%) GPG13
7 14 (8.05%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 14 (8.05%) PMO
7 14 (8.05%) RMADS
8 9 (5.17%) SLA
9 3 (1.72%) Def Stans
9 3 (1.72%) DO-178B
9 3 (1.72%) DO-254
9 3 (1.72%) ISO 9001
10 1 (0.57%) COBIT
10 1 (0.57%) ISO 14001
10 1 (0.57%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 9 (5.17%) Active Directory
1 9 (5.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (4.60%) vSphere
3 4 (2.30%) Docker
4 3 (1.72%) Snort
5 2 (1.15%) BitLocker
5 2 (1.15%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.57%) ACF2
6 1 (0.57%) iptables
6 1 (0.57%) Job Entry Subsystem
6 1 (0.57%) Postfix
6 1 (0.57%) RACF
Systems Management
1 6 (3.45%) Puppet
2 5 (2.87%) Terraform
3 4 (2.30%) Ansible
3 4 (2.30%) Microsoft Intune
3 4 (2.30%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (1.72%) SCCM
5 2 (1.15%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 2 (1.15%) Network Intrusion Detection System
5 2 (1.15%) SCOM
6 1 (0.57%) Nagios
6 1 (0.57%) Red Hat Spacewalk
6 1 (0.57%) SELinux
Vendors
1 44 (25.29%) Microsoft
2 25 (14.37%) Cisco
3 21 (12.07%) VMware
4 20 (11.49%) F5
5 19 (10.92%) Cyberoam
6 15 (8.62%) ServiceNow
7 8 (4.60%) IBM
7 8 (4.60%) Symantec
8 5 (2.87%) Red Hat
9 4 (2.30%) ArcSight
9 4 (2.30%) Google
9 4 (2.30%) LogRhythm
9 4 (2.30%) SaltStack
10 3 (1.72%) Juniper
11 1 (0.57%) CA
11 1 (0.57%) CheckPoint
11 1 (0.57%) EMC
11 1 (0.57%) Intel Security
11 1 (0.57%) Nortel
11 1 (0.57%) Remedy
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