Period
to 17 November 2017

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 17 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Check (SC) Clearance
West Midlands > Worcestershire
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 23 49 68
Rank change year-on-year +26 +19 -1
Permanent jobs citing SC Cleared 45 11 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 8.82% 2.32% 0.78%
As % of the Qualifications category 26.16% 8.94% 3.15%
Number of salaries quoted 27 9 0
Worcestershire median annual salary £60,000 £52,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% - -
West Midlands median annual salary £51,500 £48,000 £49,000
% change year-on-year +7.29% -2.04% -24.62%

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 172 123 127
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 33.73% 25.89% 24.85%
Number of salaries quoted 139 118 107
Worcestershire median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £32,532
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% +15.27% -18.67%
10th Percentile £22,055 £22,350 £20,300
90th Percentile £67,750 £51,250 £50,500
West Midlands median annual salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.75% - -

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 17 November 2017.

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 17 November 2017. 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 24 £42,500 -27.97% 1
Worcester +16 18 £60,000 +14.29%
SC Cleared
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, 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 45 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 30 (66.67%) DV Cleared
3 17 (37.78%) Cybersecurity
4 16 (35.56%) Degree
5 11 (24.44%) Information Assurance
5 11 (24.44%) SIEM
5 11 (24.44%) CREST Certified
6 10 (22.22%) Cryptography
7 9 (20.00%) Risk Assessment
7 9 (20.00%) PhD
7 9 (20.00%) Customer Requirements
8 8 (17.78%) Collaborative Working
8 8 (17.78%) TCP/IP
8 8 (17.78%) Windows
9 7 (15.56%) ITIL
9 7 (15.56%) Firewall
9 7 (15.56%) Presales
9 7 (15.56%) Protective Monitoring
10 6 (13.33%) Network Load Balancing
10 6 (13.33%) Intrusion Detection
10 6 (13.33%) Penetration Testing
10 6 (13.33%) Vulnerability Scanning
10 6 (13.33%) Data Loss Prevention
10 6 (13.33%) Pattern Matching
10 6 (13.33%) C
10 6 (13.33%) BGP
10 6 (13.33%) MPLS
10 6 (13.33%) OSPF
11 5 (11.11%) Linux
11 5 (11.11%) GIAC

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 (6.67%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 8 (17.78%) TCP/IP
2 7 (15.56%) Firewall
3 6 (13.33%) BGP
3 6 (13.33%) Intrusion Detection
3 6 (13.33%) MPLS
3 6 (13.33%) OSPF
4 4 (8.89%) Network Security
5 3 (6.67%) Ethernet
6 2 (4.44%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.22%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 4 (8.89%) Rational DOORS
General
1 3 (6.67%) Electronics
1 3 (6.67%) Military
2 1 (2.22%) Finance
2 1 (2.22%) Legal
Job Titles
1 14 (31.11%) Architect
2 11 (24.44%) Solutions Architect
3 10 (22.22%) Security Architect
3 10 (22.22%) Security Solutions Architect
4 7 (15.56%) Security Engineer
4 7 (15.56%) Senior Architect
5 5 (11.11%) Analyst
5 5 (11.11%) Principal Architect
6 4 (8.89%) Penetration Tester
6 4 (8.89%) Security Analyst
6 4 (8.89%) Senior Security Architect
6 4 (8.89%) Senior Solutions Architect
6 4 (8.89%) Support Analyst
6 4 (8.89%) Tester
7 3 (6.67%) FPGA Engineer
7 3 (6.67%) Process Engineer
7 3 (6.67%) Test Leader
8 2 (4.44%) Cybersecurity Engineer
8 2 (4.44%) Principal Security Architect
8 2 (4.44%) Principal Solutions Architect
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.89%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (8.89%) Cyber Attack
1 4 (8.89%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 3 (6.67%) Algorithms
2 3 (6.67%) ASIC
2 3 (6.67%) CPLD
2 3 (6.67%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 3 (6.67%) Management Information System
2 3 (6.67%) VHDL
3 1 (2.22%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 8 (17.78%) Windows
2 5 (11.11%) Linux
3 4 (8.89%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (37.78%) Cybersecurity
2 11 (24.44%) Information Assurance
2 11 (24.44%) SIEM
3 10 (22.22%) Cryptography
4 9 (20.00%) Customer Requirements
4 9 (20.00%) Risk Assessment
5 8 (17.78%) Collaborative Working
6 7 (15.56%) ITIL
6 7 (15.56%) Presales
6 7 (15.56%) Protective Monitoring
7 6 (13.33%) Data Loss Prevention
7 6 (13.33%) Network Load Balancing
7 6 (13.33%) Pattern Matching
7 6 (13.33%) Penetration Testing
7 6 (13.33%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 4 (8.89%) Patch Management
9 3 (6.67%) Business Development
9 3 (6.67%) Embedded Software Development
9 3 (6.67%) FPGA Design
9 3 (6.67%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 6 (13.33%) C
2 3 (6.67%) Assembly Language
2 3 (6.67%) C++
2 3 (6.67%) MATLAB
3 2 (4.44%) Java
4 1 (2.22%) Bash Shell
4 1 (2.22%) Bourne shell
4 1 (2.22%) C#
4 1 (2.22%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.22%) Python
Qualifications
1 45 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 30 (66.67%) DV Cleared
3 16 (35.56%) Degree
4 11 (24.44%) CREST Certified
5 9 (20.00%) PhD
6 5 (11.11%) GIAC
7 4 (8.89%) CCNP
7 4 (8.89%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (8.89%) SANS
8 1 (2.22%) GCIA
8 1 (2.22%) GCIH
8 1 (2.22%) GREM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (6.67%) Firmware
1 3 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.22%) Snort
2 1 (2.22%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (8.89%) Host Intrusion Detection System
1 4 (8.89%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 4 (8.89%) Cisco
2 3 (6.67%) EMC
2 3 (6.67%) LANDesk
2 3 (6.67%) Mentor Graphics
2 3 (6.67%) Remedy
2 3 (6.67%) VMware
2 3 (6.67%) Xilinx
3 1 (2.22%) ArcSight
3 1 (2.22%) LogRhythm
3 1 (2.22%) Microsoft