Period
to 15 August 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 15 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Check (SC) Clearance
England > West Midlands
6 months to
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 133 170 101
Rank change year-on-year +37 -69 +7
Permanent jobs citing SC Cleared 188 176 323
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 2.07% 1.76% 2.68%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.58% 7.38% 9.87%
Number of salaries quoted 99 134 220
West Midlands median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.00% -16.67%
10th Percentile £29,350 £30,000 £19,750
90th Percentile £70,250 £70,000 £77,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,750 £47,500
% change year-on-year +9.29% -3.68% -2.06%

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 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 2,481 2,386 3,274
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 27.34% 23.85% 27.14%
Number of salaries quoted 1,589 1,912 2,388
West Midlands median annual salary £43,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.75% - -
10th Percentile £23,500 £24,750 £22,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £63,750 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £46,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +8.70% -3.16% +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 15 August 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 15 August 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 +39 98 £57,500 +4.55% 6
Shropshire +5 27 £55,000 +4.76% 3
Warwickshire - 24 £40,000 - 1
Solihull - 19 £25,000 - 4
Coventry +12 10 £50,000 -2.91% 1
Worcestershire -7 7 £39,000 -29.09% 8
Wolverhampton -10 3 £42,500 +13.33%
Walsall 0 1 - -
SC Cleared
England

For the 6 months to 15 August 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.

1 188 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 67 (35.64%) ITIL
3 50 (26.60%) Agile Software Development
4 43 (22.87%) Service Delivery
5 39 (20.74%) Microsoft
6 36 (19.15%) Cisco
7 34 (18.09%) Cisco Certification
7 34 (18.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 34 (18.09%) Data Centre
8 33 (17.55%) ITIL V3
8 33 (17.55%) Firewall
9 32 (17.02%) Information Security
10 31 (16.49%) Service Management
11 29 (15.43%) CCNP
11 29 (15.43%) Analytical Skills
12 27 (14.36%) Presales
12 27 (14.36%) Cyber Essentials
13 24 (12.77%) CheckPoint
14 23 (12.23%) Microsoft Azure
15 22 (11.70%) PCI DSS
15 22 (11.70%) SIEM
15 22 (11.70%) F5
15 22 (11.70%) CISSP
16 21 (11.17%) Nokia
16 21 (11.17%) CISM
16 21 (11.17%) SQL
16 21 (11.17%) Continuous Improvement
16 21 (11.17%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
17 20 (10.64%) C#
17 20 (10.64%) .NET

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 (2.66%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.06%) SAS
2 2 (1.06%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (0.53%) Anypoint
3 1 (0.53%) Apache ServiceMix
3 1 (0.53%) CMS
3 1 (0.53%) Confluence
3 1 (0.53%) JBoss
3 1 (0.53%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.53%) Mule
3 1 (0.53%) NetWeaver
3 1 (0.53%) Sitefinity
3 1 (0.53%) Skype for Business
3 1 (0.53%) WebLogic
Applications
1 19 (10.11%) MS Visio
2 7 (3.72%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (2.13%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (1.60%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 8 (4.26%) assyst
2 7 (3.72%) Sentinel
3 6 (3.19%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (3.19%) Remedy ITSM
4 3 (1.60%) SAP APO
Cloud Services
1 23 (12.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (4.79%) IaaS
2 9 (4.79%) PaaS
3 7 (3.72%) Azure Active Directory
4 6 (3.19%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (2.66%) Dynamics 365
5 5 (2.66%) Office 365
6 3 (1.60%) Serverless
7 2 (1.06%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (1.06%) Amazon S3
7 2 (1.06%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (1.06%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 2 (1.06%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (0.53%) Azure Data Factory
Communications & Networking
1 33 (17.55%) Firewall
2 11 (5.85%) Network Security
3 10 (5.32%) WAN
4 7 (3.72%) VPN
5 6 (3.19%) Internet
6 5 (2.66%) Junos
7 4 (2.13%) 2G
7 4 (2.13%) 3G
7 4 (2.13%) 4G
7 4 (2.13%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (2.13%) LAN
7 4 (2.13%) LTE
7 4 (2.13%) VLAN
8 3 (1.60%) BGP
8 3 (1.60%) MPLS
8 3 (1.60%) TCP/IP
9 2 (1.06%) Cisco Nexus
9 2 (1.06%) RIP
9 2 (1.06%) Wireless
10 1 (0.53%) Cisco ISE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (4.79%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.19%) Power BI
2 6 (3.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (1.60%) MongoDB
4 2 (1.06%) Hadoop
4 2 (1.06%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.06%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.53%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (0.53%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (0.53%) Big Data
5 1 (0.53%) Data Lake
5 1 (0.53%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.53%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.53%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.53%) Redis
5 1 (0.53%) SAP HANA
5 1 (0.53%) Semantic Layer
5 1 (0.53%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.53%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (0.53%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 14 (7.45%) Visual Studio
2 11 (5.85%) Git (software)
3 9 (4.79%) Visual Studio Team System
4 3 (1.60%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (1.06%) Subversion
6 1 (0.53%) IntelliJ
6 1 (0.53%) JIRA
6 1 (0.53%) JUnit
6 1 (0.53%) Selenium
6 1 (0.53%) TestNG
6 1 (0.53%) Toad
6 1 (0.53%) WebDriver
General
1 9 (4.79%) Finance
1 9 (4.79%) Legal
2 7 (3.72%) Telecoms
3 5 (2.66%) Advertising
4 4 (2.13%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.06%) Publishing
6 1 (0.53%) Retail
Job Titles
1 31 (16.49%) Network Engineer
2 26 (13.83%) Analyst
3 23 (12.23%) Consultant
4 21 (11.17%) Developer
5 20 (10.64%) Architect
5 20 (10.64%) Compliance Manager
5 20 (10.64%) Security Compliance Manager
5 20 (10.64%) Security Manager
6 14 (7.45%) Information Manager
6 14 (7.45%) Information Security Compliance Manager
6 14 (7.45%) Information Security Manager
7 10 (5.32%) Service Analyst
7 10 (5.32%) Service Desk Analyst
8 9 (4.79%) Service Manager
9 8 (4.26%) Lead Architect
9 8 (4.26%) Software Developer
10 7 (3.72%) Information Security Compliance Officer
10 7 (3.72%) Information Security Officer
10 7 (3.72%) Microsoft Consultant
10 7 (3.72%) Security Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (10.64%) .NET
2 14 (7.45%) .NET Framework
2 14 (7.45%) Entity Framework
2 14 (7.45%) HTML
3 12 (6.38%) CSS
4 11 (5.85%) AngularJS
5 10 (5.32%) ASP.NET
5 10 (5.32%) ASP.NET MVC
5 10 (5.32%) Backbone.js
5 10 (5.32%) KnockoutJS
6 9 (4.79%) .NET Core
6 9 (4.79%) ASP.NET Web API
6 9 (4.79%) WCF
7 6 (3.19%) XML
8 2 (1.06%) HTML5
8 2 (1.06%) JSON
8 2 (1.06%) RESTful
9 1 (0.53%) COM
9 1 (0.53%) LDAP
9 1 (0.53%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 34 (18.09%) Data Centre
2 29 (15.43%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (9.57%) Self-Motivation
4 15 (7.98%) Virtual Team
5 14 (7.45%) Management Information System
6 8 (4.26%) CESG
7 7 (3.72%) Freedom of Information
7 7 (3.72%) Video Conferencing
8 5 (2.66%) Mobile App
9 4 (2.13%) Clustering
10 3 (1.60%) Handset
10 3 (1.60%) User Experience
11 2 (1.06%) FlexPod
11 2 (1.06%) Greenfield Project
12 1 (0.53%) Computer Science
12 1 (0.53%) Driving Licence
12 1 (0.53%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 10 (5.32%) Windows
2 6 (3.19%) Linux
3 5 (2.66%) Windows 10
4 4 (2.13%) Unix
5 3 (1.60%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.06%) Oracle Linux
6 2 (1.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.06%) SUSE
6 2 (1.06%) Windows 7
6 2 (1.06%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.53%) Android
7 1 (0.53%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (0.53%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.53%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.53%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.53%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (35.64%) ITIL
2 50 (26.60%) Agile Software Development
3 43 (22.87%) Service Delivery
4 33 (17.55%) ITIL V3
5 32 (17.02%) Information Security
6 31 (16.49%) Service Management
7 27 (14.36%) Presales
8 22 (11.70%) SIEM
9 21 (11.17%) Continuous Improvement
10 19 (10.11%) Data Protection
11 18 (9.57%) Change Management
12 17 (9.04%) ITSM
13 16 (8.51%) Network Design
13 16 (8.51%) Problem Management
14 15 (7.98%) Analytics
15 14 (7.45%) Line Management
15 14 (7.45%) Scrum
16 13 (6.91%) Customer Requirements
16 13 (6.91%) DevOps
16 13 (6.91%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (11.17%) SQL
2 20 (10.64%) C#
3 15 (7.98%) JavaScript
3 15 (7.98%) T-SQL
4 11 (5.85%) PowerShell
5 9 (4.79%) Java
6 5 (2.66%) C
7 2 (1.06%) Python
7 2 (1.06%) Ruby
7 2 (1.06%) Scala
8 1 (0.53%) ABAP
8 1 (0.53%) C++
8 1 (0.53%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 1 (0.53%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 188 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 34 (18.09%) Cisco Certification
3 29 (15.43%) CCNP
4 22 (11.70%) CISSP
5 21 (11.17%) CISM
6 17 (9.04%) CCDP
6 17 (9.04%) ITIL Certification
7 13 (6.91%) Microsoft Certification
8 12 (6.38%) CCNA
9 11 (5.85%) Degree
9 11 (5.85%) MCSE
10 7 (3.72%) CISA
10 7 (3.72%) Citrix Certification
11 5 (2.66%) DBS Check
11 5 (2.66%) DV Cleared
12 4 (2.13%) ISEB
12 4 (2.13%) JNCIS
13 2 (1.06%) ISTQB
13 2 (1.06%) JNCIP
13 2 (1.06%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (18.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 27 (14.36%) Cyber Essentials
3 22 (11.70%) PCI DSS
4 21 (11.17%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 13 (6.91%) GDPR
6 10 (5.32%) SLA
7 9 (4.79%) QA
8 8 (4.26%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 6 (3.19%) ISO/IEC 27005
10 5 (2.66%) ISO 9001
10 5 (2.66%) ISO/IEC 17025
11 3 (1.60%) PMO
System Software
1 13 (6.91%) Active Directory
2 6 (3.19%) Firmware
3 3 (1.60%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.06%) GFS2
4 2 (1.06%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.53%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (1.60%) SCCM
2 2 (1.06%) Ansible
2 2 (1.06%) EnCase
2 2 (1.06%) FortiGate
2 2 (1.06%) Microsoft Intune
2 2 (1.06%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.06%) Puppet
2 2 (1.06%) Terraform
3 1 (0.53%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (0.53%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (0.53%) QRadar
3 1 (0.53%) SCOM
3 1 (0.53%) Single Sign-On
3 1 (0.53%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 39 (20.74%) Microsoft
2 36 (19.15%) Cisco
3 24 (12.77%) CheckPoint
4 22 (11.70%) F5
5 21 (11.17%) Nokia
6 8 (4.26%) Juniper
6 8 (4.26%) Remedy
7 7 (3.72%) Oracle
7 7 (3.72%) ServiceNow
8 4 (2.13%) SAP
8 4 (2.13%) VMware
9 3 (1.60%) Cellebrite
9 3 (1.60%) Citrix
9 3 (1.60%) Splunk
10 2 (1.06%) Cloudera
10 2 (1.06%) HP
10 2 (1.06%) Meraki
10 2 (1.06%) Minitab
10 2 (1.06%) Red Hat
10 2 (1.06%) SolarWinds