Period
to 22 June 2018

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 6 months to 22 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Clearance
England > West Midlands
6 months to
22 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 85 138 78
Rank change year-on-year +53 -60 +3
Permanent jobs citing Security Cleared 319 209 406
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 3.36% 2.13% 3.29%
As % of the Qualifications category 12.73% 8.94% 12.28%
Number of salaries quoted 149 153 273
West Midlands median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.53% +3.26% -23.33%
10th Percentile £28,250 £22,400 £19,750
90th Percentile £78,750 £70,000 £73,750
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% -5.26% -

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 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 2,505 2,338 3,305
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 26.39% 23.84% 26.81%
Number of salaries quoted 1,598 1,838 2,451
West Midlands median annual salary £44,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - -
10th Percentile £23,750 £23,000 £22,750
90th Percentile £68,750 £60,325 £70,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% -4.26% +4.44%

Security Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Security Cleared as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

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 6 months to 22 June 2018.

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 6 months to 22 June 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 +39 165 £57,500 +15.00% 19
Coventry +22 35 £52,500 +1.94% 7
Shropshire +29 32 £40,000 -44.06% 5
Worcestershire +21 26 £67,500 +22.73% 6
Warwickshire +16 18 £39,000 -13.33% 5
Solihull - 14 - - 3
Wolverhampton -1 13 £25,000 -33.33%
Herefordshire +20 2 - -
Walsall -2 1 - -
Staffordshire -16 1 £26,500 -11.67% 1
Security Cleared
England

For the 6 months to 22 June 2018, IT jobs citing Security 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 Security Cleared.

1 186 (58.31%) SC Cleared
2 105 (32.92%) Agile Software Development
3 88 (27.59%) Microsoft
4 78 (24.45%) ITIL
5 64 (20.06%) Windows
6 62 (19.44%) Active Directory
7 57 (17.87%) Analytical Skills
8 54 (16.93%) Service Delivery
9 47 (14.73%) Microsoft Azure
10 46 (14.42%) Java
11 44 (13.79%) Presales
12 42 (13.17%) Degree
13 41 (12.85%) SQL
14 40 (12.54%) C#
15 39 (12.23%) Service Management
15 39 (12.23%) Problem-Solving
16 38 (11.91%) Self-Motivation
17 37 (11.60%) AngularJS
18 36 (11.29%) CRM
19 35 (10.97%) Information Security
20 34 (10.66%) .NET
20 34 (10.66%) Project Management
20 34 (10.66%) ITIL V3
20 34 (10.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
21 33 (10.34%) Analytics
21 33 (10.34%) Microsoft Certification
21 33 (10.34%) JavaScript
22 31 (9.72%) HTML
22 31 (9.72%) SAP
23 30 (9.40%) MCSE

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 20 (6.27%) SharePoint
2 15 (4.70%) Apache
3 12 (3.76%) BizTalk Server
3 12 (3.76%) Confluence
4 8 (2.51%) NetWeaver
5 3 (0.94%) WebLogic
6 2 (0.63%) Apache Solr
6 2 (0.63%) Apache Spark
6 2 (0.63%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.31%) Anypoint
7 1 (0.31%) Apache ServiceMix
7 1 (0.31%) JBoss
7 1 (0.31%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.31%) Mule
7 1 (0.31%) nginx
7 1 (0.31%) Tomcat
Applications
1 21 (6.58%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (3.76%) MS Visio
3 11 (3.45%) Microsoft Excel
4 10 (3.13%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.63%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.63%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 27 (8.46%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.88%) assyst
3 5 (1.57%) Sentinel
4 3 (0.94%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.63%) SAP S/4HANA
6 1 (0.31%) SAP APO
6 1 (0.31%) SAP GRC
6 1 (0.31%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 47 (14.73%) Microsoft Azure
2 28 (8.78%) Office 365
3 24 (7.52%) Amazon AWS
4 19 (5.96%) IaaS
4 19 (5.96%) PaaS
5 12 (3.76%) Boomi
6 7 (2.19%) Azure Active Directory
6 7 (2.19%) Dynamics 365
6 7 (2.19%) Serverless
7 4 (1.25%) Google Cloud Platform
7 4 (1.25%) SuccessFactors
8 3 (0.94%) Amazon EC2
8 3 (0.94%) Amazon S3
8 3 (0.94%) AWS CloudFormation
8 3 (0.94%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 3 (0.94%) AWS Lambda
9 1 (0.31%) Azure Data Factory
Communications & Networking
1 26 (8.15%) Firewall
2 25 (7.84%) Network Security
3 10 (3.13%) DNS
4 7 (2.19%) Internet
5 6 (1.88%) WAN
6 5 (1.57%) VPN
7 4 (1.25%) 2G
7 4 (1.25%) 3G
7 4 (1.25%) 4G
7 4 (1.25%) LAN
7 4 (1.25%) LTE
8 3 (0.94%) Intrusion Detection
8 3 (0.94%) TCP/IP
9 2 (0.63%) BGP
9 2 (0.63%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (0.63%) DHCP
9 2 (0.63%) Junos
9 2 (0.63%) MPLS
9 2 (0.63%) OSPF
9 2 (0.63%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 24 (7.52%) NoSQL
3 13 (4.08%) Data Lake
3 13 (4.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 12 (3.76%) Cosmos DB
5 11 (3.45%) MySQL
6 10 (3.13%) PostgreSQL
7 8 (2.51%) Power BI
7 8 (2.51%) Relational Database
8 7 (2.19%) Oracle Database
8 7 (2.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 7 (2.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 6 (1.88%) MongoDB
10 4 (1.25%) Data Warehouse
11 3 (0.94%) Hadoop
11 3 (0.94%) RDBMS
12 2 (0.63%) Apache Hive
12 2 (0.63%) Big Data
12 2 (0.63%) BusinessObjects
12 2 (0.63%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 27 (8.46%) Visual Studio
2 23 (7.21%) Git (software)
3 19 (5.96%) Visual Studio Team System
4 14 (4.39%) Subversion
5 12 (3.76%) JIRA
6 11 (3.45%) TeamCity
7 8 (2.51%) Maven
8 4 (1.25%) JUnit
8 4 (1.25%) Selenium
8 4 (1.25%) TestNG
8 4 (1.25%) WebDriver
9 3 (0.94%) Toad
10 2 (0.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 2 (0.63%) Bitbucket
10 2 (0.63%) Cucumber
10 2 (0.63%) Jenkins
11 1 (0.31%) FitNesse
11 1 (0.31%) IntelliJ
11 1 (0.31%) Team Foundation Server
11 1 (0.31%) Vagrant
General
1 29 (9.09%) Finance
2 26 (8.15%) Manufacturing
3 25 (7.84%) Publishing
4 24 (7.52%) Retail
5 12 (3.76%) Legal
6 11 (3.45%) Law
7 9 (2.82%) Telecoms
8 5 (1.57%) Advertising
9 4 (1.25%) Marketing
10 2 (0.63%) Automotive
11 1 (0.31%) Games
11 1 (0.31%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 49 (15.36%) Consultant
1 49 (15.36%) Developer
2 45 (14.11%) Architect
3 44 (13.79%) Analyst
4 20 (6.27%) Security Manager
5 19 (5.96%) Compliance Manager
5 19 (5.96%) Network Engineer
5 19 (5.96%) Security Compliance Manager
6 17 (5.33%) .NET Developer
7 16 (5.02%) Solutions Architect
8 15 (4.70%) C# .NET Developer
8 15 (4.70%) C# Developer
8 15 (4.70%) Information Manager
8 15 (4.70%) Information Security Manager
9 14 (4.39%) Information Security Compliance Manager
9 14 (4.39%) SAP Consultant
10 13 (4.08%) ASP.NET Developer
10 13 (4.08%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 13 (4.08%) Technical Architect
10 13 (4.08%) WCF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (11.60%) AngularJS
2 34 (10.66%) .NET
3 31 (9.72%) HTML
4 20 (6.27%) .NET Framework
4 20 (6.27%) Entity Framework
5 19 (5.96%) CSS
6 18 (5.64%) ASP.NET
7 17 (5.33%) ASP.NET MVC
7 17 (5.33%) ASP.NET Web API
8 16 (5.02%) JSON
9 15 (4.70%) .NET Core
9 15 (4.70%) Backbone.js
9 15 (4.70%) KnockoutJS
9 15 (4.70%) WCF
10 14 (4.39%) EJB
10 14 (4.39%) SOAP
10 14 (4.39%) Web Services
11 13 (4.08%) REST
12 12 (3.76%) OAuth
12 12 (3.76%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 57 (17.87%) Analytical Skills
2 38 (11.91%) Self-Motivation
3 29 (9.09%) Data Centre
4 21 (6.58%) Management Information System
5 16 (5.02%) User Experience
6 12 (3.76%) Clustering
6 12 (3.76%) Graphic Design
7 8 (2.51%) Virtual Team
8 7 (2.19%) Computer Science
8 7 (2.19%) Enterprise Software
9 6 (1.88%) CESG
9 6 (1.88%) iPhone
10 5 (1.57%) Freedom of Information
10 5 (1.57%) Greenfield Project
10 5 (1.57%) Mobile App
10 5 (1.57%) Replication
10 5 (1.57%) Video Conferencing
11 2 (0.63%) Driving Licence
11 2 (0.63%) Handset
12 1 (0.31%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 64 (20.06%) Windows
2 22 (6.90%) Windows Server
3 19 (5.96%) Windows Server 2012
4 14 (4.39%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (3.76%) Windows 10
6 10 (3.13%) Unix
7 9 (2.82%) Linux
8 8 (2.51%) Windows 7
9 3 (0.94%) Windows XP
10 2 (0.63%) Apple iOS
10 2 (0.63%) CentOS
10 2 (0.63%) Mac OS X
10 2 (0.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.63%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.31%) Android
11 1 (0.31%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.31%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (32.92%) Agile Software Development
2 78 (24.45%) ITIL
3 54 (16.93%) Service Delivery
4 44 (13.79%) Presales
5 39 (12.23%) Problem-Solving
5 39 (12.23%) Service Management
6 36 (11.29%) CRM
7 35 (10.97%) Information Security
8 34 (10.66%) ITIL V3
8 34 (10.66%) Project Management
9 33 (10.34%) Analytics
10 25 (7.84%) Customer Requirements
11 23 (7.21%) ITSM
11 23 (7.21%) SDLC
12 22 (6.90%) Migration
12 22 (6.90%) SIEM
13 21 (6.58%) Continuous Improvement
14 19 (5.96%) MVC
15 18 (5.64%) Commercial Awareness
16 17 (5.33%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 46 (14.42%) Java
2 41 (12.85%) SQL
3 40 (12.54%) C#
4 33 (10.34%) JavaScript
5 28 (8.78%) T-SQL
6 22 (6.90%) PowerShell
7 14 (4.39%) PHP
8 10 (3.13%) C
9 9 (2.82%) ABAP
9 9 (2.82%) Scala
10 6 (1.88%) Python
11 4 (1.25%) Ruby
12 2 (0.63%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.31%) Apex Code
13 1 (0.31%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.31%) C++
13 1 (0.31%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
13 1 (0.31%) Perl
13 1 (0.31%) XPath
Qualifications
1 186 (58.31%) SC Cleared
2 42 (13.17%) Degree
3 33 (10.34%) Microsoft Certification
4 30 (9.40%) MCSE
5 27 (8.46%) Cisco Certification
6 21 (6.58%) CISSP
7 20 (6.27%) CISM
7 20 (6.27%) DV Cleared
8 19 (5.96%) CCNP
9 17 (5.33%) ITIL Certification
10 14 (4.39%) CCNA
11 12 (3.76%) MCP
12 10 (3.13%) CCDP
13 8 (2.51%) Citrix Certification
14 6 (1.88%) CISA
15 5 (1.57%) BC Cleared
15 5 (1.57%) MCSA
15 5 (1.57%) NVQ Level 3
16 4 (1.25%) ISTQB
17 3 (0.94%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (10.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 24 (7.52%) Cyber Essentials
3 21 (6.58%) PCI DSS
4 19 (5.96%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 13 (4.08%) SLA
6 12 (3.76%) GDPR
7 9 (2.82%) QA
8 6 (1.88%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 5 (1.57%) ISO 9001
9 5 (1.57%) ISO/IEC 27005
10 3 (0.94%) ISO/IEC 17025
10 3 (0.94%) PMO
11 2 (0.63%) NIST 800
System Software
1 62 (19.44%) Active Directory
2 12 (3.76%) Docker
3 9 (2.82%) Hyper-V
4 5 (1.57%) Firmware
4 5 (1.57%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.63%) Apache Flume
5 2 (0.63%) iptables
5 2 (0.63%) Squid
Systems Management
1 13 (4.08%) Ansible
2 12 (3.76%) Puppet
3 11 (3.45%) Microsoft Clustering
4 6 (1.88%) WSUS
5 5 (1.57%) Failover Clustering
5 5 (1.57%) Terraform
6 4 (1.25%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (0.94%) Kubernetes
7 3 (0.94%) SCCM
8 2 (0.63%) Microsoft Intune
8 2 (0.63%) Nagios
8 2 (0.63%) SELinux
8 2 (0.63%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 1 (0.31%) EnCase
9 1 (0.31%) QRadar
9 1 (0.31%) SCOM
9 1 (0.31%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 88 (27.59%) Microsoft
2 31 (9.72%) SAP
3 30 (9.40%) Cisco
4 20 (6.27%) Oracle
4 20 (6.27%) ServiceNow
5 18 (5.64%) Citrix
6 16 (5.02%) F5
7 15 (4.70%) CheckPoint
8 14 (4.39%) Nokia
9 13 (4.08%) MuleSoft
10 7 (2.19%) VMware
11 5 (1.57%) CA
12 4 (1.25%) Google
13 3 (0.94%) Juniper
13 3 (0.94%) Remedy
13 3 (0.94%) Tableau
13 3 (0.94%) webMethods
14 2 (0.63%) hybris
14 2 (0.63%) Minitab
14 2 (0.63%) Red Hat