Period
to 14 December 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 14 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Check (SC) Clearance
West Midlands > Worcestershire
6 months to
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 29 28 46
Rank change year-on-year -1 +18 +15
Permanent jobs citing SC Cleared 39 38 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 7.72% 7.65% 2.89%
As % of the Qualifications category 22.54% 24.52% 10.77%
Number of salaries quoted 3 22 11
Worcestershire median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +14.29% -
10th Percentile £42,650 £35,000 £36,250
90th Percentile £71,750 £83,750 £77,500
West Midlands median annual salary £50,000 £50,750 £47,500
% change year-on-year -1.48% +6.84% -

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 173 155 130
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 34.26% 31.19% 26.80%
Number of salaries quoted 89 125 126
Worcestershire median annual salary £43,250 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.89% +20.00% +15.27%
10th Percentile £22,000 £23,750 £21,875
90th Percentile £56,500 £70,750 £55,000
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
Salary Histogram in Worcestershire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SC Cleared in Worcestershire over the 6 months to 14 December 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 14 December 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 +2 36 £67,500 +83.67% 15
Worcester -20 5 £38,000 -36.67% 2
SC Cleared
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 14 December 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 39 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 25 (64.10%) Analytical Skills
3 22 (56.41%) Problem-Solving
4 15 (38.46%) Software Engineering
5 14 (35.90%) UML
5 14 (35.90%) SDLC
6 12 (30.77%) DV Cleared
6 12 (30.77%) C++
7 9 (23.08%) C#
8 8 (20.51%) CREST Certified
9 7 (17.95%) Cybersecurity
9 7 (17.95%) Management Information System
10 6 (15.38%) Web Development
10 6 (15.38%) HTML
10 6 (15.38%) CSS
10 6 (15.38%) Windows
10 6 (15.38%) Linux
11 5 (12.82%) Java
11 5 (12.82%) Unix
11 5 (12.82%) TCP/IP
11 5 (12.82%) Internet
11 5 (12.82%) Project Management
11 5 (12.82%) Business Development
11 5 (12.82%) Snort
11 5 (12.82%) Penetration Testing
11 5 (12.82%) Firewall
11 5 (12.82%) GCIA
11 5 (12.82%) GCIH
11 5 (12.82%) GIAC
11 5 (12.82%) Protective Monitoring

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:

Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.82%) Firewall
1 5 (12.82%) Internet
1 5 (12.82%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.82%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (2.56%) CMake
1 1 (2.56%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (5.13%) Aerospace
1 2 (5.13%) Legal
2 1 (2.56%) Military
Job Titles
1 13 (33.33%) Developer
2 8 (20.51%) Software Engineer
3 7 (17.95%) C# Developer
3 7 (17.95%) C++ Software Engineer
3 7 (17.95%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 7 (17.95%) Junior
3 7 (17.95%) Junior C++ Software Engineer
3 7 (17.95%) Junior Software Engineer
4 6 (15.38%) Web Developer
5 5 (12.82%) Analyst
5 5 (12.82%) SOC Analyst
6 4 (10.26%) Consultant
6 4 (10.26%) Security Consultant
7 3 (7.69%) Tester
8 2 (5.13%) Cybersecurity Consultant
8 2 (5.13%) Lead Tester
8 2 (5.13%) Penetration Tester
8 2 (5.13%) Programme Manager
9 1 (2.56%) Security Tester
9 1 (2.56%) UAT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (15.38%) CSS
1 6 (15.38%) HTML
2 1 (2.56%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 25 (64.10%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (17.95%) Management Information System
3 5 (12.82%) Cyberthreat
4 2 (5.13%) ASIC
Operating Systems
1 6 (15.38%) Linux
1 6 (15.38%) Windows
2 5 (12.82%) Unix
3 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (56.41%) Problem-Solving
2 15 (38.46%) Software Engineering
3 14 (35.90%) SDLC
3 14 (35.90%) UML
4 7 (17.95%) Cybersecurity
5 6 (15.38%) Web Development
6 5 (12.82%) Analytics
6 5 (12.82%) Business Development
6 5 (12.82%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
6 5 (12.82%) Network Monitoring
6 5 (12.82%) Penetration Testing
6 5 (12.82%) Presales
6 5 (12.82%) Proactive Monitoring
6 5 (12.82%) Project Management
6 5 (12.82%) Protective Monitoring
6 5 (12.82%) Security Monitoring
6 5 (12.82%) SIEM
6 5 (12.82%) Threat Intelligence
6 5 (12.82%) Vulnerability Management
7 3 (7.69%) Systems Engineering
Programming Languages
1 12 (30.77%) C++
2 9 (23.08%) C#
3 5 (12.82%) Java
4 2 (5.13%) Ada
4 2 (5.13%) C
5 1 (2.56%) Python
Qualifications
1 39 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 12 (30.77%) DV Cleared
3 8 (20.51%) CREST Certified
4 5 (12.82%) GCIA
4 5 (12.82%) GCIH
4 5 (12.82%) GIAC
4 5 (12.82%) GREM
5 3 (7.69%) Degree
6 2 (5.13%) CEH
6 2 (5.13%) CESG Certified Professional
6 2 (5.13%) CHECK Team Leader
6 2 (5.13%) CISSP
7 1 (2.56%) MCSE
7 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (2.56%) OSCP
7 1 (2.56%) VCP6
7 1 (2.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.13%) DO-178B
1 2 (5.13%) DO-254
1 2 (5.13%) IEC 61508
1 2 (5.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (12.82%) Snort
2 1 (2.56%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 5 (12.82%) ArcSight
1 5 (12.82%) LogRhythm
2 1 (2.56%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.56%) VMware