Period
to 18 January 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 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Check (SC) Clearance
West Midlands > Worcestershire
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 34 47 52
Rank change year-on-year +13 +5 +9
Permanent jobs citing SC Cleared 30 14 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 6.21% 2.76% 2.63%
As % of the Qualifications category 20.83% 11.67% 10.71%
Number of salaries quoted 11 11 9
Worcestershire median annual salary £60,000 £48,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% +12.94% +2.41%
10th Percentile £36,750 £36,250 £38,750
90th Percentile £86,250 £77,500 £50,950
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,750
% change year-on-year -5.26% +3.83% -23.75%

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 144 120 112
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 29.81% 23.67% 24.56%
Number of salaries quoted 107 117 106
Worcestershire median annual salary £45,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% +7.14% -4.76%
10th Percentile £22,800 £21,750 £21,500
90th Percentile £71,250 £55,000 £61,250
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
Salary Histogram in Worcestershire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SC Cleared in Worcestershire over the 6 months to 18 January 2018.

Salary histogram 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 January 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 +4 16 £50,500 -27.86% 1
Worcester +10 12 £60,000 +60.00%
SC Cleared
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, 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 Worcestershire region with a requirement for SC Cleared.

1 30 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 17 (56.67%) DV Cleared
3 13 (43.33%) Cybersecurity
4 12 (40.00%) Degree
5 9 (30.00%) Information Assurance
6 8 (26.67%) Risk Assessment
7 7 (23.33%) SIEM
8 6 (20.00%) C
9 5 (16.67%) ITIL
9 5 (16.67%) Windows
9 5 (16.67%) PhD
9 5 (16.67%) TCP/IP
9 5 (16.67%) BGP
9 5 (16.67%) MPLS
9 5 (16.67%) OSPF
9 5 (16.67%) Cryptography
9 5 (16.67%) Intrusion Detection
9 5 (16.67%) Firewall
9 5 (16.67%) Presales
9 5 (16.67%) Data Loss Prevention
9 5 (16.67%) Pattern Matching
9 5 (16.67%) Collaborative Working
9 5 (16.67%) Protective Monitoring
9 5 (16.67%) Vulnerability Scanning
9 5 (16.67%) Network Load Balancing
10 4 (13.33%) Rational DOORS
11 3 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
11 3 (10.00%) Business Development
11 3 (10.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 3 (10.00%) Statistical Analysis

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 3 (10.00%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 5 (16.67%) BGP
1 5 (16.67%) Firewall
1 5 (16.67%) Intrusion Detection
1 5 (16.67%) MPLS
1 5 (16.67%) OSPF
1 5 (16.67%) TCP/IP
2 3 (10.00%) Ethernet
3 2 (6.67%) Network Security
Development Applications
1 4 (13.33%) Rational DOORS
General
1 3 (10.00%) Electronics
1 3 (10.00%) Military
2 2 (6.67%) Legal
3 1 (3.33%) Aerospace
3 1 (3.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (33.33%) Architect
2 7 (23.33%) Security Architect
2 7 (23.33%) Security Solutions Architect
2 7 (23.33%) Solutions Architect
3 5 (16.67%) Senior Architect
4 4 (13.33%) Security Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Analyst
5 3 (10.00%) FPGA Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Principal Architect
5 3 (10.00%) Process Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Security Analyst
5 3 (10.00%) Test Leader
6 2 (6.67%) Senior Security Architect
6 2 (6.67%) Senior Solutions Architect
6 2 (6.67%) Support Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) Cybersecurity Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Network Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) Network Intrusion Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) Network Security Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) Relationships Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.00%) Algorithms
1 3 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (10.00%) ASIC
1 3 (10.00%) CPLD
1 3 (10.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 3 (10.00%) Management Information System
1 3 (10.00%) VHDL
2 2 (6.67%) Cyberattack
2 2 (6.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 5 (16.67%) Windows
2 3 (10.00%) Unix
3 2 (6.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (43.33%) Cybersecurity
2 9 (30.00%) Information Assurance
3 8 (26.67%) Risk Assessment
4 7 (23.33%) SIEM
5 5 (16.67%) Collaborative Working
5 5 (16.67%) Cryptography
5 5 (16.67%) Data Loss Prevention
5 5 (16.67%) ITIL
5 5 (16.67%) Network Load Balancing
5 5 (16.67%) Pattern Matching
5 5 (16.67%) Presales
5 5 (16.67%) Protective Monitoring
5 5 (16.67%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 3 (10.00%) Change Management
6 3 (10.00%) Configuration Management
6 3 (10.00%) ITSM
6 3 (10.00%) Project Management
6 3 (10.00%) Security Management
6 3 (10.00%) Service Management
6 3 (10.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 6 (20.00%) C
2 3 (10.00%) Assembly Language
2 3 (10.00%) C++
2 3 (10.00%) MATLAB
3 1 (3.33%) Bash Shell
3 1 (3.33%) Bourne shell
3 1 (3.33%) C#
3 1 (3.33%) Java
3 1 (3.33%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 30 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 17 (56.67%) DV Cleared
3 12 (40.00%) Degree
4 5 (16.67%) PhD
5 3 (10.00%) CREST Certified
6 2 (6.67%) CCNP
6 2 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (6.67%) GIAC
6 2 (6.67%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (10.00%) Firmware
1 3 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (6.67%) Host Intrusion Detection System
1 2 (6.67%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 3 (10.00%) EMC
1 3 (10.00%) Ivanti
1 3 (10.00%) Mentor Graphics
1 3 (10.00%) Remedy
1 3 (10.00%) VMware
1 3 (10.00%) Xilinx
2 2 (6.67%) Cisco