SC Cleared Jobs with Work from Home Options

Security Check (SC) Clearance
UK > Work from Home

The table below provides summary statistics for remote or hybrid work with a requirement for SC Cleared qualifications. It includes a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months leading up to 21 June 2024, comparing them to the same period in the previous two years.

6 months to
21 Jun 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 45 38 108
Rank change year-on-year -7 +70 +20
Permanent jobs citing SC Cleared 1,917 2,543 2,687
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 5.39% 6.79% 3.55%
As % of the Qualifications category 19.48% 25.87% 15.27%
Number of salaries quoted 1,008 1,186 1,185
10th Percentile £40,000 £37,720 £39,600
25th Percentile £50,000 £46,250 £47,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £63,575 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year -5.62% +1.72% +8.70%
75th Percentile £78,750 £80,000 £77,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £88,750 £90,000
UK median annual salary £57,500 £62,500 £56,325
% change year-on-year -8.00% +10.96% +2.41%

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Work from Home

SC Cleared falls under the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. For comparison with the information above, the following table provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with remote or hybrid options requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications.

Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 9,839 9,831 17,591
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 27.68% 26.23% 23.25%
Number of salaries quoted 5,921 5,996 8,910
10th Percentile £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
25th Percentile £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £60,000 £59,407
Median % change year-on-year -4.17% +1.00% +8.01%
75th Percentile £72,500 £78,750 £77,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £95,000 £92,500
UK median annual salary £53,555 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -10.74% +9.09% -

SC Cleared
Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

Job vacancies with a work from home option citing SC Cleared as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

SC Cleared trend for jobs with a WFH option

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Salary Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

3-month moving average salary quoted in job vacancies with a work from home option citing SC Cleared.

SC Cleared salary trend for jobs with a WFH option

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Salary Histogram for Jobs with a WFH Option

Salary distribution for jobs with a work from home option citing SC Cleared over the 6 months to 21 June 2024.

SC Cleared salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

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Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities with WFH Options by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 198 (10.33%) ArcGIS
2 190 (9.91%) GeoServer
3 46 (2.40%) WebLogic
4 28 (1.46%) SharePoint
5 22 (1.15%) OpenStack
6 17 (0.89%) Microsoft Exchange
7 15 (0.78%) Confluence
8 12 (0.63%) Apache
9 10 (0.52%) CMS
10 7 (0.37%) Appian
11 6 (0.31%) JBoss
11 6 (0.31%) Red Hat Fuse
12 4 (0.21%) Apache Spark
13 2 (0.10%) Oracle Workflow
14 1 (0.052%) IIS
Applications
1 39 (2.03%) Microsoft Office
1 39 (2.03%) Simulink
2 15 (0.78%) Microsoft Excel
3 11 (0.57%) Microsoft Project
4 10 (0.52%) MS Visio
5 7 (0.37%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 4 (0.21%) AutoCAD
6 4 (0.21%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.10%) Fireworks
7 2 (0.10%) InDesign
7 2 (0.10%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.052%) Acrobat
8 1 (0.052%) Adobe XD
8 1 (0.052%) Blender
Business Applications
1 54 (2.82%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
2 36 (1.88%) Remedy ITSM
3 13 (0.68%) Maximo
4 8 (0.42%) Dynamics CRM
4 8 (0.42%) Oracle EBS
5 5 (0.26%) SAP HR
5 5 (0.26%) SAP WM
6 3 (0.16%) Oracle ERP
6 3 (0.16%) Siebel CRM
7 2 (0.10%) Oracle Applications
7 2 (0.10%) Oracle Cash Management
7 2 (0.10%) Oracle EBS R12
7 2 (0.10%) SAP CRM
7 2 (0.10%) SAP CX
7 2 (0.10%) SAP GTS
7 2 (0.10%) SAP S/4HANA
7 2 (0.10%) SAP SD
7 2 (0.10%) Teamcenter
8 1 (0.052%) SAP CO
8 1 (0.052%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 623 (32.50%) Azure
2 539 (28.12%) AWS
3 84 (4.38%) Power Platform
4 82 (4.28%) Dynamics 365
4 82 (4.28%) Microsoft 365
5 79 (4.12%) Amazon EKS
6 54 (2.82%) Azure DevOps
7 51 (2.66%) Serverless
8 47 (2.45%) Amazon SQS
9 45 (2.35%) SaaS
10 42 (2.19%) PowerApps
11 40 (2.09%) Power Automate
12 37 (1.93%) dbt
13 34 (1.77%) PaaS
14 31 (1.62%) GCP
15 29 (1.51%) Cloud Computing
16 25 (1.30%) Amazon ECS
17 22 (1.15%) Entra ID
17 22 (1.15%) IaaS
18 20 (1.04%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 105 (5.48%) Firewall
2 91 (4.75%) DNS
3 68 (3.55%) TCP/IP
4 52 (2.71%) BGP
5 50 (2.61%) SSL
6 33 (1.72%) Network Security
7 32 (1.67%) Wireless
8 30 (1.56%) VPN
9 27 (1.41%) SD-WAN
9 27 (1.41%) WAN
10 25 (1.30%) DHCP
10 25 (1.30%) SAN
11 17 (0.89%) 5G
12 11 (0.57%) LAN
12 11 (0.57%) VLAN
12 11 (0.57%) Wi-Fi
13 8 (0.42%) IPv4
14 6 (0.31%) Cisco IPT
14 6 (0.31%) Ethernet
14 6 (0.31%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 223 (11.63%) PostgreSQL
2 194 (10.12%) GIS
3 190 (9.91%) QGIS
4 139 (7.25%) Relational Database
5 63 (3.29%) RDBMS
6 62 (3.23%) Amazon RDS
7 55 (2.87%) Power BI
8 54 (2.82%) Oracle Database
9 50 (2.61%) NoSQL
10 35 (1.83%) SQL Server
11 26 (1.36%) MySQL
12 19 (0.99%) Big Data
13 18 (0.94%) Tableau
14 17 (0.89%) Data Warehouse
15 15 (0.78%) MongoDB
16 12 (0.63%) Data Lake
16 12 (0.63%) Hadoop
17 10 (0.52%) Elasticsearch
18 7 (0.37%) Azure SQL Database
19 6 (0.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 90 (4.69%) Git
2 76 (3.96%) JIRA
3 72 (3.76%) Jenkins
4 44 (2.30%) GitLab
5 23 (1.20%) Vagrant
6 16 (0.83%) Subversion
7 15 (0.78%) JUnit
7 15 (0.78%) Selenium
8 14 (0.73%) CMake
9 13 (0.68%) Cucumber
10 12 (0.63%) Rational DOORS
11 10 (0.52%) JMeter
11 10 (0.52%) Trac
12 6 (0.31%) REST Assured
12 6 (0.31%) TestNG
12 6 (0.31%) WebDriver
13 5 (0.26%) Cypress.io
13 5 (0.26%) SonarQube
14 4 (0.21%) Bitbucket
14 4 (0.21%) CircleCI
General
1 534 (27.86%) Social Skills
2 279 (14.55%) Public Sector
3 229 (11.95%) Inclusion and Diversity
4 172 (8.97%) Finance
5 102 (5.32%) Analytical Skills
6 67 (3.50%) Aerospace
7 50 (2.61%) Military
8 47 (2.45%) Police
9 44 (2.30%) Telecoms
10 41 (2.14%) Games
11 32 (1.67%) Law
12 29 (1.51%) Presentation Skills
13 27 (1.41%) Retail
14 23 (1.20%) Influencing Skills
15 16 (0.83%) Marketing
16 15 (0.78%) Electronics
16 15 (0.78%) Manufacturing
17 12 (0.63%) Legal
18 10 (0.52%) French Language
19 9 (0.47%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 492 (25.67%) Senior
2 378 (19.72%) Architect
3 307 (16.01%) Software Engineer
4 274 (14.29%) Developer
5 241 (12.57%) Senior Software Engineer
6 211 (11.01%) Lead
7 185 (9.65%) Solutions Architect
8 142 (7.41%) Analyst
9 90 (4.69%) Business Analyst
10 80 (4.17%) Presales Solution Architect
11 79 (4.12%) Senior Developer
12 73 (3.81%) Consultant
13 71 (3.70%) Technical Architect
14 69 (3.60%) Project Manager
15 60 (3.13%) Systems Engineer
16 57 (2.97%) Full Stack Developer
16 57 (2.97%) Lead Architect
17 50 (2.61%) Infrastructure Engineer
18 48 (2.50%) ERP Developer
18 48 (2.50%) Lead Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 260 (13.56%) React
2 248 (12.94%) .NET
3 201 (10.49%) CSS
4 190 (9.91%) Leaflet
4 190 (9.91%) OpenLayers
4 190 (9.91%) PostGIS
5 182 (9.49%) .NET Core
6 117 (6.10%) Node.js
7 75 (3.91%) Spring Boot
8 64 (3.34%) AngularJS
9 57 (2.97%) RESTful
9 57 (2.97%) Web Services
10 53 (2.76%) REST
11 51 (2.66%) RabbitMQ
12 47 (2.45%) Django
13 46 (2.40%) Spring
14 44 (2.30%) Express.js
15 43 (2.24%) XML
16 38 (1.98%) SOAP
17 37 (1.93%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 79 (4.12%) Virtual Team
2 65 (3.39%) Management Information System
3 62 (3.23%) Product Ownership
3 62 (3.23%) Self-Motivation
4 58 (3.03%) Public Cloud
5 49 (2.56%) Private Cloud
6 46 (2.40%) Enterprise Software
7 42 (2.19%) Data Centre
8 30 (1.56%) Operational Technology
9 29 (1.51%) Algorithms
9 29 (1.51%) Onboarding
10 24 (1.25%) Driving Licence
11 22 (1.15%) Distributed Systems
12 20 (1.04%) CMDB
12 20 (1.04%) PKI
13 17 (0.89%) Cloud Native
14 16 (0.83%) Satnav
15 14 (0.73%) Analytical Mindset
16 12 (0.63%) Cyber Threat
16 12 (0.63%) Low-Code
Operating Systems
1 257 (13.41%) Linux
2 151 (7.88%) Windows
3 70 (3.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 67 (3.50%) Windows Server
5 49 (2.56%) Ubuntu
6 40 (2.09%) Unix
7 32 (1.67%) Android
8 25 (1.30%) CentOS
9 22 (1.15%) Windows Server 2016
10 21 (1.10%) Windows Server 2019
11 14 (0.73%) Windows 10
12 12 (0.63%) VMS
13 10 (0.52%) zOS
14 9 (0.47%) Windows Server 2012
15 4 (0.21%) AIX
15 4 (0.21%) Windows 7
16 3 (0.16%) Kali Linux
16 3 (0.16%) Windows NT
17 2 (0.10%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 800 (41.73%) Agile
2 597 (31.14%) Actionable Insight
3 522 (27.23%) DevOps
4 477 (24.88%) Software Engineering
5 341 (17.79%) Problem-Solving
6 229 (11.95%) Project Management
7 202 (10.54%) Scrum
8 191 (9.96%) CI/CD
9 190 (9.91%) Web Development
10 180 (9.39%) Open Source
11 156 (8.14%) Presales
12 155 (8.09%) Stakeholder Management
13 149 (7.77%) Mentoring
14 146 (7.62%) Kanban
15 141 (7.36%) ITIL
16 136 (7.09%) Artificial Intelligence
17 135 (7.04%) Service Management
18 133 (6.94%) Computer Science
19 124 (6.47%) Migration
20 122 (6.36%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 420 (21.91%) Python
2 367 (19.14%) JavaScript
3 228 (11.89%) Java
4 179 (9.34%) C#
5 118 (6.16%) SQL
6 77 (4.02%) C++
7 72 (3.76%) PowerShell
8 70 (3.65%) TypeScript
9 32 (1.67%) MATLAB
10 29 (1.51%) Go
11 27 (1.41%) C
12 25 (1.30%) Bicep
13 22 (1.15%) Kotlin
14 20 (1.04%) Bash
15 18 (0.94%) VB
16 17 (0.89%) VBA
17 12 (0.63%) VBScript
18 11 (0.57%) Shell Script
19 10 (0.52%) Groovy
20 8 (0.42%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1,917 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 398 (20.76%) Degree
3 186 (9.70%) DV Cleared
4 108 (5.63%) Computer Science Degree
5 92 (4.80%) AWS Certification
6 87 (4.54%) Azure Certification
7 65 (3.39%) BPSS Clearance
8 60 (3.13%) AWS Certified Solutions Architect
9 45 (2.35%) CISM
9 45 (2.35%) Microsoft Certification
10 34 (1.77%) CISSP
11 28 (1.46%) CRISC
12 23 (1.20%) Cisco Certification
13 21 (1.10%) CCNP
13 21 (1.10%) CISA
14 20 (1.04%) CREST Certified
15 18 (0.94%) DBS Check
15 18 (0.94%) Master's Degree
16 17 (0.89%) CEH
17 16 (0.83%) CHECK Team Leader
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (2.76%) QA
2 42 (2.19%) NCSC
3 41 (2.14%) Accessibility
4 32 (1.67%) COBIT
5 31 (1.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 22 (1.15%) PMO
7 18 (0.94%) GDPR
8 16 (0.83%) Software Quality Assurance
9 14 (0.73%) Data Quality
9 14 (0.73%) GRC
9 14 (0.73%) NIST
10 12 (0.63%) Cyber Essentials
11 11 (0.57%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
12 10 (0.52%) JSP 440
12 10 (0.52%) SLA
13 8 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 20000
13 8 (0.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 5 (0.26%) RMADS
15 3 (0.16%) Government Security Classifications
15 3 (0.16%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 115 (6.00%) Docker
2 80 (4.17%) Active Directory
3 43 (2.24%) Hyper-V
4 28 (1.46%) Virtual Machines
5 20 (1.04%) VMware Infrastructure
6 19 (0.99%) Virtual Servers
7 16 (0.83%) pfSense
8 13 (0.68%) Virtual Desktop
9 10 (0.52%) Firmware
9 10 (0.52%) NFS
10 8 (0.42%) vSphere
11 7 (0.37%) Microsoft App-V
12 5 (0.26%) VMware ESXi
13 2 (0.10%) Embedded Firmware
13 2 (0.10%) VMware NSX
14 1 (0.052%) Lustre
14 1 (0.052%) Slurm Workload Manager
14 1 (0.052%) Snort
Systems Management
1 131 (6.83%) Kubernetes
2 117 (6.10%) Terraform
3 106 (5.53%) Ansible
4 48 (2.50%) SCCM
5 32 (1.67%) OpenView
6 31 (1.62%) WSUS
7 28 (1.46%) SCOM
8 26 (1.36%) Grafana
9 16 (0.83%) ZABBIX
10 15 (0.78%) Active Directory Federation Services
11 13 (0.68%) Microsoft Intune
12 12 (0.63%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
13 10 (0.52%) Prometheus
13 10 (0.52%) SCDPM
14 7 (0.37%) Kibana
14 7 (0.37%) Progress Chef
15 6 (0.31%) Puppet
16 5 (0.26%) Docker Swarm
16 5 (0.26%) EMC NetWorker
16 5 (0.26%) Nagios
Vendors
1 276 (14.40%) Microsoft
2 195 (10.17%) ESRI
3 104 (5.43%) Oracle
4 78 (4.07%) ServiceNow
5 76 (3.96%) VMware
6 60 (3.13%) Cisco
7 54 (2.82%) Sparx
8 52 (2.71%) HP
9 49 (2.56%) Juniper
10 37 (1.93%) Fortinet
11 36 (1.88%) BMC
11 36 (1.88%) Remedy
12 27 (1.41%) Xilinx
13 21 (1.10%) Meraki
13 21 (1.10%) WSO2
14 18 (0.94%) Citrix
14 18 (0.94%) IBM
15 17 (0.89%) NetApp
16 16 (0.83%) Veeam
17 14 (0.73%) Palo Alto