Period
to 24 January 2022

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire with a requirement for SC Cleared qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 24 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Check (SC) Clearance
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
24 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 171 163 192
Rank change year-on-year -8 +29 -1
Permanent jobs citing SC Cleared 107 28 42
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.52% 0.74% 0.69%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.22% 4.53% 4.72%
Number of salaries quoted 40 21 24
10th Percentile £30,000 - £27,500
25th Percentile £33,000 £61,250 £35,313
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £67,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year -25.93% +35.00% +5.26%
75th Percentile £65,938 £73,750 £57,995
90th Percentile £82,000 £77,500 £71,750
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £54,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +6.48% +7.46%

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 Yorkshire with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Yorkshire
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 1,481 618 890
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 21.01% 16.33% 14.60%
Number of salaries quoted 787 519 694
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,000 £22,075
25th Percentile £37,500 £40,000 £31,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year - +17.65% +6.25%
75th Percentile £64,375 £65,000 £60,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £68,750 £70,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -

SC Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

Job postings citing SC Cleared as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire.

Job vacancy trend for SC Cleared in Yorkshire

SC Cleared
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing SC Cleared in Yorkshire.

Salary trend for SC Cleared in Yorkshire

SC Cleared
Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

Salary distribution for jobs citing SC Cleared in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 24 January 2022.

Salary histogram for SC Cleared in Yorkshire

SC Cleared
Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SC Cleared within the Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 24 January 2022. 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
Jobs
West Yorkshire -34 54 £50,000 -25.93% 8
North Yorkshire +31 49 £35,000 -26.32%
South Yorkshire -32 6 £87,500 +40.00% 2
SC Cleared
England

For the 6 months to 24 January 2022, 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for SC Cleared.

1 107 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 54 (50.47%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (38.32%) Azure
4 36 (33.64%) AWS
5 35 (32.71%) Software Engineering
6 32 (29.91%) Linux
7 31 (28.97%) GCP
8 30 (28.04%) Java
9 29 (27.10%) Python
9 29 (27.10%) DevOps
9 29 (27.10%) Social Skills
10 24 (22.43%) CI/CD
10 24 (22.43%) Scrum
11 23 (21.50%) Kubernetes
12 21 (19.63%) Microsoft
13 18 (16.82%) Finance
13 18 (16.82%) OpenShift
14 17 (15.89%) Project Delivery
15 15 (14.02%) Analytics
16 14 (13.08%) Windows
16 14 (13.08%) Docker
16 14 (13.08%) SDLC
17 13 (12.15%) Public Cloud
17 13 (12.15%) Infrastructure as Code
18 12 (11.21%) Windows Server
18 12 (11.21%) Terraform
18 12 (11.21%) Cloud Native
18 12 (11.21%) OO
18 12 (11.21%) Configuration Management
19 11 (10.28%) Project Management

SC Cleared
Co-occurring IT Skills in Yorkshire 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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (3.74%) Apache Spark
2 1 (0.93%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (4.67%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.93%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 41 (38.32%) Azure
2 36 (33.64%) AWS
3 31 (28.97%) GCP
4 18 (16.82%) OpenShift
5 10 (9.35%) Microsoft 365
6 9 (8.41%) Stackdriver
7 7 (6.54%) Azure Active Directory
8 2 (1.87%) AWS CloudFormation
8 2 (1.87%) BlazeMeter
8 2 (1.87%) Google Workspace
8 2 (1.87%) IaaS
8 2 (1.87%) PaaS
8 2 (1.87%) SaaS
8 2 (1.87%) Serverless
8 2 (1.87%) Slack
9 1 (0.93%) Azure Functions
9 1 (0.93%) GitHub
9 1 (0.93%) Power Automate
9 1 (0.93%) Power Platform
9 1 (0.93%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.48%) Unified Communications
2 7 (6.54%) VPN
3 5 (4.67%) Firewall
4 4 (3.74%) Internet
4 4 (3.74%) Intranet
4 4 (3.74%) Intrusion Detection
4 4 (3.74%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.87%) BIG-IP
5 2 (1.87%) PuTTY
5 2 (1.87%) Telnet
5 2 (1.87%) Wireshark
6 1 (0.93%) SNMP
6 1 (0.93%) SSH
6 1 (0.93%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (7.48%) Big Data
1 8 (7.48%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (3.74%) Apache Cassandra
2 4 (3.74%) SQL Server
3 3 (2.80%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.87%) DB2
4 2 (1.87%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.93%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.93%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.93%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.93%) Power BI
5 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (4.67%) Grunt
1 5 (4.67%) gulp
1 5 (4.67%) Jasmine
1 5 (4.67%) Karma Test Runner
1 5 (4.67%) webpack
2 4 (3.74%) JIRA
3 2 (1.87%) Cypress.io
3 2 (1.87%) Fiddler
3 2 (1.87%) Gatling
3 2 (1.87%) GitLab
3 2 (1.87%) HP UFT
3 2 (1.87%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.87%) JMeter
3 2 (1.87%) LINQPad
3 2 (1.87%) LoadRunner
3 2 (1.87%) NeoLoad
3 2 (1.87%) Selenium
3 2 (1.87%) SoapUI
3 2 (1.87%) Visual Studio
3 2 (1.87%) WebLOAD
General
1 29 (27.10%) Social Skills
2 18 (16.82%) Finance
3 11 (10.28%) Inclusion and Diversity
4 8 (7.48%) Public Sector
5 7 (6.54%) Influencing Skills
6 6 (5.61%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (3.74%) Legal
7 4 (3.74%) Presentation Skills
7 4 (3.74%) Telecoms
8 3 (2.80%) Aerospace
9 2 (1.87%) Retail
10 1 (0.93%) Digital Economy
Job Titles
1 24 (22.43%) Cloud Engineer
1 24 (22.43%) Software Engineer
2 20 (18.69%) Consultant
3 15 (14.02%) Java Engineer
3 15 (14.02%) Java Software Engineer
4 12 (11.21%) Cloud Consultant
5 11 (10.28%) Platform Engineer
6 8 (7.48%) Analyst
7 7 (6.54%) Technical Consultant
8 6 (5.61%) DevOps Engineer
9 5 (4.67%) 1st Line Support
9 5 (4.67%) 1st Line Support Analyst
9 5 (4.67%) Security Consultant
9 5 (4.67%) Server Analyst
9 5 (4.67%) Server Support
9 5 (4.67%) Server Support Analyst
9 5 (4.67%) Support Analyst
10 4 (3.74%) Operations Consultant
10 4 (3.74%) SOC Consultant
11 3 (2.80%) Head of Engineering
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (10.28%) Java EE
1 11 (10.28%) Spring
2 8 (7.48%) CSS
2 8 (7.48%) HTML
3 5 (4.67%) AngularJS
3 5 (4.67%) Electron Framework
3 5 (4.67%) LESS
3 5 (4.67%) React
3 5 (4.67%) Sass
3 5 (4.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 5 (4.67%) XHTML
4 3 (2.80%) JSON
4 3 (2.80%) Web Services
4 3 (2.80%) XML
5 2 (1.87%) .NET
5 2 (1.87%) .NET Framework
5 2 (1.87%) Entity Framework
5 2 (1.87%) REST
5 2 (1.87%) SOAP
6 1 (0.93%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 13 (12.15%) Public Cloud
2 12 (11.21%) Cloud Native
3 9 (8.41%) Cyberattack
4 7 (6.54%) Data Centre
4 7 (6.54%) Management Information System
5 6 (5.61%) Security Operations Centre
5 6 (5.61%) User Experience
6 5 (4.67%) Cyber Defence
6 5 (4.67%) Cyberthreat
7 4 (3.74%) e-Learning
7 4 (3.74%) Virtual Team
8 3 (2.80%) Satnav
9 2 (1.87%) BYOD
10 1 (0.93%) Cybercrime
10 1 (0.93%) Enterprise Cloud
10 1 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.93%) Hybrid Cloud
10 1 (0.93%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.93%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 32 (29.91%) Linux
2 14 (13.08%) Windows
3 12 (11.21%) Windows Server
4 8 (7.48%) Windows 10
5 7 (6.54%) Unix
6 1 (0.93%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (50.47%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (32.71%) Software Engineering
3 29 (27.10%) DevOps
4 24 (22.43%) CI/CD
4 24 (22.43%) Scrum
5 17 (15.89%) Project Delivery
6 15 (14.02%) Analytics
7 14 (13.08%) SDLC
8 13 (12.15%) Infrastructure as Code
9 12 (11.21%) Configuration Management
9 12 (11.21%) OO
10 11 (10.28%) OOA/OOD
10 11 (10.28%) Presales
10 11 (10.28%) Project Management
11 10 (9.35%) Build Automation
11 10 (9.35%) Cybersecurity
11 10 (9.35%) ITIL
11 10 (9.35%) Open Source
11 10 (9.35%) Scaled Agile Framework
12 9 (8.41%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 30 (28.04%) Java
2 29 (27.10%) Python
3 11 (10.28%) Bash
4 10 (9.35%) Shell Script
5 9 (8.41%) C
6 8 (7.48%) JavaScript
7 7 (6.54%) TypeScript
8 5 (4.67%) C++
8 5 (4.67%) ES6
9 4 (3.74%) C#
10 3 (2.80%) SQL
11 2 (1.87%) VB
11 2 (1.87%) XPath
12 1 (0.93%) Go
12 1 (0.93%) Kotlin
12 1 (0.93%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.93%) Ruby
12 1 (0.93%) Scala
12 1 (0.93%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 107 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (6.54%) CISSP
3 4 (3.74%) CCNP
3 4 (3.74%) CEH
3 4 (3.74%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (2.80%) CESG Certified Professional
4 3 (2.80%) CISM
5 2 (1.87%) DBS Check
5 2 (1.87%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.93%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (4.67%) NCSC
2 4 (3.74%) QA
3 3 (2.80%) DO-178B
4 2 (1.87%) Cyber Essentials
4 2 (1.87%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 2 (1.87%) ISO/IEC 27005
5 1 (0.93%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 1 (0.93%) JSP 440
5 1 (0.93%) RMADS
System Software
1 14 (13.08%) Docker
2 7 (6.54%) Active Directory
3 4 (3.74%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.93%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 23 (21.50%) Kubernetes
2 12 (11.21%) Terraform
3 10 (9.35%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (9.35%) Puppet
4 7 (6.54%) Microsoft Intune
4 7 (6.54%) SCCM
5 6 (5.61%) Ansible
6 4 (3.74%) FreeIPA
7 2 (1.87%) Grafana
7 2 (1.87%) nmon
8 1 (0.93%) Marathon
8 1 (0.93%) Mesos
8 1 (0.93%) Nagios
Vendors
1 21 (19.63%) Microsoft
2 11 (10.28%) Google
3 10 (9.35%) Cisco
3 10 (9.35%) VMware
4 5 (4.67%) Adobe
4 5 (4.67%) Apple
4 5 (4.67%) Red Hat
5 3 (2.80%) NEC
5 3 (2.80%) Northgate
5 3 (2.80%) Oracle
6 2 (1.87%) Citrix
6 2 (1.87%) F5
6 2 (1.87%) Splunk
7 1 (0.93%) AppDynamics
7 1 (0.93%) Blue Coat
7 1 (0.93%) Dynatrace
7 1 (0.93%) Juniper
7 1 (0.93%) McAfee