The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for Security Cleared qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Clearance
England / West Midlands
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 106 72 77
Rank change year-on-year -34 +5  
Permanent jobs citing Security Cleared 132 200 199
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 2.55% 3.21% 3.48%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.63% 12.30% 13.36%
Number of salaries quoted 73 112 126
Median salary £51,500 £48,250 £49,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.73% -2.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £22,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £71,500 £68,250 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Security 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 1242 1626 1489
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 24.01% 26.13% 26.02%
Number of salaries quoted 997 1173 1150
Median salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.50% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

Security Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Security Cleared in the West Midlands

Security Cleared
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for Security Cleared in the West Midlands

Security Cleared
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Security Cleared in the West Midlands over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Security Cleared in the West Midlands

Security 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 Security Cleared within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 23 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 -28 60 £50,000 -16.66% 5
Shropshire +21 21 £71,500 +177.35% 8
Worcestershire +10 19 £50,000 +17.64% 2
Staffordshire +15 11 £30,000 +23.71% 9
Coventry -11 4 £51,500 +21.89%
Warwickshire -2 3 - -
Walsall +7 1 £22,500 -28.57%
Herefordshire - 1 £55,000 - 1
Security Cleared
England

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, IT jobs citing Security 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 Security Cleared.

1 143 (67.77%) SC Cleared
2 85 (40.28%) Microsoft
3 62 (29.38%) ITIL
4 44 (20.85%) Active Directory
5 43 (20.38%) Service Delivery
5 43 (20.38%) Firewall
6 42 (19.91%) Agile Software Development
7 38 (18.01%) Presales
8 37 (17.54%) Linux
9 34 (16.11%) Windows
9 34 (16.11%) Data Centre
10 33 (15.64%) Analytical Skills
10 33 (15.64%) DNS
11 31 (14.69%) Continuous Improvement
12 30 (14.22%) Puppet
12 30 (14.22%) SIEM
12 30 (14.22%) Cybersecurity
12 30 (14.22%) Microsoft Azure
13 29 (13.74%) Degree
13 29 (13.74%) IT Strategy
14 28 (13.27%) Analytics
14 28 (13.27%) Jenkins
15 26 (12.32%) Microsoft Office
16 25 (11.85%) SQL
17 24 (11.37%) Microsoft Certification
17 24 (11.37%) Risk Management
17 24 (11.37%) SCCM
18 23 (10.90%) Disclosure Scotland
19 22 (10.43%) IBM
19 22 (10.43%) Mentoring

Security 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 13 (6.16%) IIS
2 10 (4.74%) Documentum
2 10 (4.74%) Tomcat
3 9 (4.27%) Apache
4 7 (3.32%) SharePoint
5 5 (2.37%) MS Exchange
6 4 (1.90%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 3 (1.42%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (1.42%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.47%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 26 (12.32%) Microsoft Office
2 17 (8.06%) Spreadsheet
3 13 (6.16%) Microsoft Excel
4 7 (3.32%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (0.95%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.47%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.47%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.47%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 13 (6.16%) assyst
2 4 (1.90%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.90%) Sentinel
3 3 (1.42%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (1.42%) Workfront
4 2 (0.95%) PeopleSoft HCM
5 1 (0.47%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 30 (14.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (8.53%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (5.21%) Azure Active Directory
3 11 (5.21%) PaaS
4 9 (4.27%) IaaS
5 4 (1.90%) Office 365
6 3 (1.42%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (1.42%) GitHub
7 2 (0.95%) SuccessFactors
8 1 (0.47%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.47%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 43 (20.38%) Firewall
2 33 (15.64%) DNS
3 16 (7.58%) Network Security
4 14 (6.64%) MPLS
4 14 (6.64%) OSPF
5 13 (6.16%) SSL
5 13 (6.16%) TCP/IP
6 12 (5.69%) LAN
7 11 (5.21%) Cisco ASA
7 11 (5.21%) WAN
8 10 (4.74%) DHCP
9 9 (4.27%) BGP-4
9 9 (4.27%) Cisco IOS
9 9 (4.27%) Cisco Nexus
9 9 (4.27%) DMVPN
9 9 (4.27%) HSRP
9 9 (4.27%) IPv6
10 8 (3.79%) Internet
11 5 (2.37%) BGP
11 5 (2.37%) X.25
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (5.21%) SQL Server
2 7 (3.32%) Big Data
3 3 (1.42%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (0.95%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (0.95%) MongoDB
4 2 (0.95%) MySQL
4 2 (0.95%) NoSQL
4 2 (0.95%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (0.95%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (0.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (0.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.47%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (0.47%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.47%) FileMaker
5 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (0.47%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (0.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 28 (13.27%) Jenkins
2 11 (5.21%) Selenium
3 8 (3.79%) Maven
4 4 (1.90%) Git (software)
5 2 (0.95%) Rational Rose
6 1 (0.47%) DbUnit
6 1 (0.47%) JIRA
6 1 (0.47%) jMock
6 1 (0.47%) JUnit
6 1 (0.47%) Mockito
6 1 (0.47%) MSTest
6 1 (0.47%) SoapUI
6 1 (0.47%) SonarQube
6 1 (0.47%) SpecFlow
General
1 18 (8.53%) Finance
2 14 (6.64%) Publishing
3 6 (2.84%) Legal
4 4 (1.90%) Retail
5 2 (0.95%) Electronics
5 2 (0.95%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.47%) Advertising
6 1 (0.47%) Automotive
6 1 (0.47%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.47%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 46 (21.80%) Analyst
2 23 (10.90%) Consultant
3 21 (9.95%) Architect
4 15 (7.11%) Developer
5 13 (6.16%) Technical Specialist
6 12 (5.69%) Project Manager
7 11 (5.21%) Security Consultant
8 10 (4.74%) Linux Engineer
8 10 (4.74%) Network Engineer
8 10 (4.74%) Security Analyst
9 9 (4.27%) Cisco Engineer
9 9 (4.27%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 9 (4.27%) Cloud Engineer
9 9 (4.27%) Operations Analyst
9 9 (4.27%) Security Operations Analyst
9 9 (4.27%) Systems Engineer
10 8 (3.79%) AWS Engineer
10 8 (3.79%) Linux Systems Engineer
10 8 (3.79%) Security Engineer
10 8 (3.79%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (5.69%) REST
1 12 (5.69%) SOAP
2 11 (5.21%) Web Services
3 10 (4.74%) Middleware
4 9 (4.27%) 802.1X
5 8 (3.79%) Elastic Stack
6 4 (1.90%) .NET
7 3 (1.42%) AngularJS
7 3 (1.42%) Node.js
7 3 (1.42%) Spring
8 1 (0.47%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.47%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.47%) Entity Framework
8 1 (0.47%) HTML
8 1 (0.47%) J2EE
8 1 (0.47%) jBPM
8 1 (0.47%) PowerMock
8 1 (0.47%) RESTful
8 1 (0.47%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 34 (16.11%) Data Centre
2 33 (15.64%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (9.00%) Management Information System
3 19 (9.00%) Public Cloud
4 13 (6.16%) CMDB
4 13 (6.16%) Freedom of Information
5 11 (5.21%) Driving Licence
6 9 (4.27%) Cyber Attack
7 8 (3.79%) Private Cloud
8 7 (3.32%) CESG
9 6 (2.84%) Cyberthreat
10 5 (2.37%) PKI
11 4 (1.90%) Computer Science
11 4 (1.90%) Video Conferencing
12 3 (1.42%) Greenfield Project
13 2 (0.95%) Hybrid Cloud
13 2 (0.95%) Linux Command Line
13 2 (0.95%) Mobile App
13 2 (0.95%) RSA SecurID
14 1 (0.47%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 37 (17.54%) Linux
2 34 (16.11%) Windows
3 14 (6.64%) Windows Server
4 10 (4.74%) Unix
5 8 (3.79%) Android
6 6 (2.84%) Apple iOS
6 6 (2.84%) Windows 10
6 6 (2.84%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (2.37%) Windows 7
8 4 (1.90%) AIX
8 4 (1.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (1.90%) Solaris
9 2 (0.95%) CentOS
9 2 (0.95%) Windows Mobile
9 2 (0.95%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.47%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.47%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (29.38%) ITIL
2 43 (20.38%) Service Delivery
3 42 (19.91%) Agile Software Development
4 38 (18.01%) Presales
5 31 (14.69%) Continuous Improvement
6 30 (14.22%) Cybersecurity
6 30 (14.22%) SIEM
7 29 (13.74%) IT Strategy
8 28 (13.27%) Analytics
9 24 (11.37%) Risk Management
10 22 (10.43%) Mentoring
11 20 (9.48%) Service Management
11 20 (9.48%) TDD
12 18 (8.53%) Information Security
12 18 (8.53%) Software Engineering
12 18 (8.53%) Validation
13 17 (8.06%) Data Analytics
13 17 (8.06%) Kanban
13 17 (8.06%) Scrum
13 17 (8.06%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (11.85%) SQL
2 10 (4.74%) PowerShell
3 9 (4.27%) Java
4 6 (2.84%) C
5 5 (2.37%) C#
6 3 (1.42%) Ada
6 3 (1.42%) Bash Shell
6 3 (1.42%) C++
6 3 (1.42%) JavaScript
6 3 (1.42%) T-SQL
6 3 (1.42%) VBScript
7 2 (0.95%) Perl
7 2 (0.95%) Scala
7 2 (0.95%) Shell Script
7 2 (0.95%) XAML
8 1 (0.47%) ABAP
8 1 (0.47%) TypeScript
8 1 (0.47%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 143 (67.77%) SC Cleared
2 29 (13.74%) Degree
3 24 (11.37%) Microsoft Certification
4 20 (9.48%) CISSP
4 20 (9.48%) DV Cleared
5 19 (9.00%) MCSE
6 17 (8.06%) CISM
7 16 (7.58%) MCSA
8 13 (6.16%) BPSS Clearance
8 13 (6.16%) LPIC
9 12 (5.69%) CCNA
9 12 (5.69%) Cisco Certification
9 12 (5.69%) CREST Certified
9 12 (5.69%) ITIL Certification
10 10 (4.74%) CCNP
10 10 (4.74%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 8 (3.79%) CEH
12 7 (3.32%) CISA
12 7 (3.32%) GIAC
12 7 (3.32%) GREM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (10.90%) Disclosure Scotland
2 16 (7.58%) PCI DSS
3 15 (7.11%) QA
3 15 (7.11%) SLA
4 8 (3.79%) Cyber Essentials
4 8 (3.79%) PMO
5 7 (3.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (1.90%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 4 (1.90%) DO-178B
6 4 (1.90%) DO-254
6 4 (1.90%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 3 (1.42%) Def Stans
7 3 (1.42%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.47%) COBIT
8 1 (0.47%) GDPR
8 1 (0.47%) GPG13
8 1 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 1 (0.47%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 44 (20.85%) Active Directory
2 17 (8.06%) Docker
3 15 (7.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (6.16%) Firmware
5 6 (2.84%) Snort
6 5 (2.37%) Hyper-V
7 3 (1.42%) vSphere
8 2 (0.95%) iptables
8 2 (0.95%) Postfix
9 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.47%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.47%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 30 (14.22%) Puppet
2 24 (11.37%) SCCM
3 19 (9.00%) SCOM
4 17 (8.06%) Terraform
5 16 (7.58%) Ansible
5 16 (7.58%) Backup Exec
5 16 (7.58%) NetBackup
6 11 (5.21%) QRadar
7 8 (3.79%) Grafana
8 5 (2.37%) Microsoft Intune
9 4 (1.90%) SCOrch
9 4 (1.90%) WSUS
10 3 (1.42%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 3 (1.42%) ZABBIX
11 2 (0.95%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 2 (0.95%) Nagios
11 2 (0.95%) Red Hat Spacewalk
11 2 (0.95%) SCSM
11 2 (0.95%) SCVMM
11 2 (0.95%) SELinux
Vendors
1 85 (40.28%) Microsoft
2 22 (10.43%) IBM
3 20 (9.48%) VMware
4 19 (9.00%) Red Hat
5 18 (8.53%) Cisco
6 14 (6.64%) Citrix
7 13 (6.16%) EMC
8 11 (5.21%) F5
9 10 (4.74%) Pega
10 9 (4.27%) Cyberoam
11 8 (3.79%) LogRhythm
11 8 (3.79%) Splunk
12 7 (3.32%) HP
13 6 (2.84%) ArcSight
14 5 (2.37%) Oracle
15 4 (1.90%) LANDesk
15 4 (1.90%) Remedy
15 4 (1.90%) SAP
16 3 (1.42%) ServiceNow
16 3 (1.42%) Xamarin
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
360 Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £18,000 - £23,000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Cannock, Staffordshire
Spring Technology
Salary: bonus
Posted: 10 hours ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
EMBS Ltd
Salary: £18k per year + Healthcare,Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham
SCC
Posted: Yesterday
Worcester, Worcestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 55,000 - 65000 + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £50K basic + Superb Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £50K basic + Superb Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £50K basic + Superb Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £50K basic + Superb Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £50K basic + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £50K basic + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £50K basic + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £50K basic + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £52K basic + Superb Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £52K basic + Superb Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £52K basic + Superb Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £52K basic + Superb Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £52K basic + Superb Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Solihull
360 Resourcing
Salary: £45,000 - £55,000 per year
Posted: 9 days ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 65000 - 90000 + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Solihull
360 Resourcing
Salary: £45,000 - £50,000 per year
Posted: 9 days ago
Telford
RCDTS
Salary: £52,250 - £57,750
Posted: 9 days ago
West Midlands
Hunter Macdonald
Posted: 22 days ago
Herefordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Telford
Revenue & Customs Digital Technology Services (RCDTS)
Salary: up to £71,500
Posted: 14 days ago