Period
to 18 June 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Worcestershire with a requirement for SC Cleared qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 18 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Check (SC) Clearance
West Midlands > Worcestershire
6 months to
18 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 50 57 62
Rank change year-on-year +7 +5 -3
Permanent jobs citing SC Cleared 13 29 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 2.87% 4.43% 2.13%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.98% 15.85% 8.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1 24 14
Worcestershire median annual salary £40,000 £55,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -27.27% +29.41% -10.53%
10th Percentile £35,000 £40,000 £37,875
90th Percentile £45,000 £89,500 £49,000
West Midlands median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £49,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% +2.04% -18.33%

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 Worcestershire with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Worcestershire
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 163 183 175
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 35.98% 27.98% 26.60%
Number of salaries quoted 111 171 159
Worcestershire median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £26,250 £21,000 £22,200
90th Percentile £55,000 £56,000 £52,500
West Midlands median annual salary £43,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +8.75% - -

SC Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in Worcestershire

Job postings citing SC Cleared as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire.

Job vacancy trend for SC Cleared in Worcestershire

SC Cleared
Salary Trend in Worcestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SC Cleared in Worcestershire.

Salary trend for SC Cleared in Worcestershire

SC Cleared
Job Locations in Worcestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SC Cleared within the Worcestershire region over the 6 months to 18 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
Malvern -11 6 £40,000 -27.27% 1
Worcester +12 4 - -
SC Cleared
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 June 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 Worcestershire region with a requirement for SC Cleared.

1 13 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (61.54%) Cybersecurity
3 6 (46.15%) Collaborative Working
3 6 (46.15%) C
3 6 (46.15%) Degree
4 5 (38.46%) Cryptography
4 5 (38.46%) Information Security
4 5 (38.46%) Network Security
4 5 (38.46%) Information Assurance
5 3 (23.08%) DV Cleared
5 3 (23.08%) Mathematics
5 3 (23.08%) Risk Analysis
5 3 (23.08%) Self-Motivation
5 3 (23.08%) Customer Requirements
6 2 (15.38%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (15.38%) Network Load Balancing
6 2 (15.38%) BGP
6 2 (15.38%) Risk Assessment
6 2 (15.38%) Firewall
6 2 (15.38%) PhD
6 2 (15.38%) MPLS
6 2 (15.38%) OSPF
6 2 (15.38%) Data Loss Prevention
6 2 (15.38%) Pattern Matching
6 2 (15.38%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 2 (15.38%) Presales
6 2 (15.38%) Protective Monitoring
6 2 (15.38%) SIEM
7 1 (7.69%) Process Improvement
7 1 (7.69%) Portfolio Management

SC Cleared
Co-occurring IT Skills in Worcestershire 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (38.46%) Network Security
2 2 (15.38%) BGP
2 2 (15.38%) Firewall
2 2 (15.38%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (15.38%) MPLS
2 2 (15.38%) OSPF
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Architect
1 5 (38.46%) Security Architect
1 5 (38.46%) Security Solutions Architect
1 5 (38.46%) Solutions Architect
2 3 (23.08%) Senior Architect
2 3 (23.08%) Senior Security Architect
2 3 (23.08%) Senior Solutions Architect
2 3 (23.08%) SOC Specialist
3 1 (7.69%) Automation Tester
3 1 (7.69%) Manual Tester
3 1 (7.69%) Software Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Software Tester
3 1 (7.69%) Technical Tester
3 1 (7.69%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) Cybersecurity
2 6 (46.15%) Collaborative Working
3 5 (38.46%) Cryptography
3 5 (38.46%) Information Assurance
3 5 (38.46%) Information Security
4 3 (23.08%) Customer Requirements
4 3 (23.08%) Mathematics
4 3 (23.08%) Risk Analysis
5 2 (15.38%) Data Loss Prevention
5 2 (15.38%) Network Load Balancing
5 2 (15.38%) Pattern Matching
5 2 (15.38%) Presales
5 2 (15.38%) Protective Monitoring
5 2 (15.38%) Risk Assessment
5 2 (15.38%) SIEM
5 2 (15.38%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 1 (7.69%) ITSM
6 1 (7.69%) Security Management
6 1 (7.69%) Software Engineering
6 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) C
2 1 (7.69%) C#
2 1 (7.69%) C++
2 1 (7.69%) Java
Qualifications
1 13 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (46.15%) Degree
3 3 (23.08%) DV Cleared
4 2 (15.38%) PhD
5 1 (7.69%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Docker
1 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) Ivanti
1 1 (7.69%) Remedy
1 1 (7.69%) VMware