Period
to 21 January 2022

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire with a requirement for Security Cleared qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 21 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Clearance
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
21 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 150 141 187
Rank change year-on-year -9 +46 -29
Permanent jobs citing Security Cleared 127 54 54
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.80% 1.43% 0.88%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.66% 8.78% 6.03%
Number of salaries quoted 54 43 34
10th Percentile £30,817 £40,000 £30,750
25th Percentile £36,884 £53,750 £44,375
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £53,112 £62,500 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year -15.02% +19.05% +16.67%
75th Percentile £68,750 £71,875 £67,500
90th Percentile £97,750 £76,250 £74,850
England median annual salary £60,000 £56,375 £50,000
% change year-on-year +6.43% +12.75% -

Security 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 1,467 615 895
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 20.82% 16.30% 14.60%
Number of salaries quoted 800 519 699
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,000 £21,750
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 £63,750 £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% -

Security Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Security Cleared in Yorkshire

Security Cleared
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

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

Salary trend for Security Cleared in Yorkshire

Security Cleared
Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

Salary distribution for jobs citing Security Cleared in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 21 January 2022.

Salary histogram for Security Cleared in Yorkshire

Security 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 Security Cleared within the Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 21 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 -48 60 £50,000 -25.93% 12
North Yorkshire +29 53 £53,112 +18.03% 1
South Yorkshire -23 16 £75,000 +20.00% 5
Security Cleared
England

For the 6 months to 21 January 2022, IT jobs citing Security 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 Security Cleared.

1 93 (73.23%) SC Cleared
2 48 (37.80%) Agile Software Development
3 40 (31.50%) Azure
4 35 (27.56%) AWS
5 33 (25.98%) Social Skills
6 32 (25.20%) Public Sector
6 32 (25.20%) Linux
7 30 (23.62%) Java
8 29 (22.83%) Python
8 29 (22.83%) Software Engineering
8 29 (22.83%) DevOps
9 25 (19.69%) GCP
9 25 (19.69%) Kubernetes
9 25 (19.69%) ITIL
10 21 (16.54%) Microsoft
10 21 (16.54%) Service Management
10 21 (16.54%) Project Delivery
11 20 (15.75%) CI/CD
11 20 (15.75%) Analytics
11 20 (15.75%) Finance
12 19 (14.96%) Service Design
13 18 (14.17%) Docker
13 18 (14.17%) Inclusion and Diversity
13 18 (14.17%) Scrum
14 16 (12.60%) Configuration Management
14 16 (12.60%) Incident Management
15 15 (11.81%) Service Delivery
15 15 (11.81%) SLA
15 15 (11.81%) Windows
16 14 (11.02%) NEC

Security 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 7 (5.51%) Apache Spark
2 6 (4.72%) Apache
3 2 (1.57%) CMS
4 1 (0.79%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.79%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.79%) WebLogic
Applications
1 13 (10.24%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (3.94%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (2.36%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (1.57%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.79%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 4 (3.15%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.79%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 40 (31.50%) Azure
2 35 (27.56%) AWS
3 25 (19.69%) GCP
4 13 (10.24%) OpenShift
5 9 (7.09%) Microsoft 365
6 7 (5.51%) Azure Active Directory
6 7 (5.51%) Stackdriver
7 6 (4.72%) SaaS
8 4 (3.15%) Slack
9 2 (1.57%) AWS CloudFormation
9 2 (1.57%) BlazeMeter
9 2 (1.57%) IaaS
9 2 (1.57%) PaaS
9 2 (1.57%) Serverless
10 1 (0.79%) Azure Functions
10 1 (0.79%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.79%) Figma
10 1 (0.79%) GitHub
10 1 (0.79%) Google Workspace
10 1 (0.79%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.30%) Unified Communications
2 7 (5.51%) VPN
3 5 (3.94%) Firewall
3 5 (3.94%) Internet
3 5 (3.94%) TCP/IP
4 4 (3.15%) Intranet
4 4 (3.15%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (1.57%) BIG-IP
5 2 (1.57%) PuTTY
5 2 (1.57%) Telnet
5 2 (1.57%) Wireshark
6 1 (0.79%) Cisco Firepower
6 1 (0.79%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (0.79%) Network Security
6 1 (0.79%) Skype
6 1 (0.79%) SNMP
6 1 (0.79%) SSH
6 1 (0.79%) VoIP
6 1 (0.79%) VSAN
6 1 (0.79%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (6.30%) Big Data
2 7 (5.51%) NoSQL
3 6 (4.72%) Apache Accumulo
3 6 (4.72%) Hadoop
3 6 (4.72%) MySQL
3 6 (4.72%) Redis
4 4 (3.15%) SQL Server
5 3 (2.36%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.57%) DB2
6 2 (1.57%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.57%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.79%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.79%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.79%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.79%) Power BI
7 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (4.72%) JIRA
2 5 (3.94%) Grunt
2 5 (3.94%) gulp
2 5 (3.94%) Jasmine
2 5 (3.94%) Karma Test Runner
2 5 (3.94%) webpack
3 2 (1.57%) Cypress.io
3 2 (1.57%) Fiddler
3 2 (1.57%) Gatling
3 2 (1.57%) GitLab
3 2 (1.57%) HP UFT
3 2 (1.57%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.57%) LINQPad
3 2 (1.57%) LoadRunner
3 2 (1.57%) NeoLoad
3 2 (1.57%) Postman
3 2 (1.57%) Selenium
3 2 (1.57%) SoapUI
3 2 (1.57%) Visual Studio
3 2 (1.57%) WebLOAD
General
1 33 (25.98%) Social Skills
2 32 (25.20%) Public Sector
3 20 (15.75%) Finance
4 18 (14.17%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 11 (8.66%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (5.51%) Influencing Skills
7 6 (4.72%) Legal
8 4 (3.15%) Back Office
8 4 (3.15%) Presentation Skills
8 4 (3.15%) Telecoms
9 2 (1.57%) Local Government
9 2 (1.57%) Retail
10 1 (0.79%) Digital Economy
10 1 (0.79%) Law
10 1 (0.79%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 20 (15.75%) Analyst
1 20 (15.75%) Consultant
2 19 (14.96%) Software Engineer
3 17 (13.39%) Cloud Engineer
4 12 (9.45%) Cloud Consultant
5 10 (7.87%) Incident Analyst
5 10 (7.87%) Java Engineer
5 10 (7.87%) Java Software Engineer
5 10 (7.87%) Major Incident Analyst
6 9 (7.09%) DevOps Engineer
6 9 (7.09%) Platform Engineer
7 7 (5.51%) Technical Consultant
8 6 (4.72%) Server Support
9 5 (3.94%) 1st Line Support
9 5 (3.94%) 1st Line Support Analyst
9 5 (3.94%) Business Analyst
9 5 (3.94%) Security Consultant
9 5 (3.94%) Server Analyst
9 5 (3.94%) Server Support Analyst
9 5 (3.94%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (9.45%) CSS
1 12 (9.45%) HTML
2 9 (7.09%) Java EE
2 9 (7.09%) Spring
3 6 (4.72%) LAMP
4 5 (3.94%) AngularJS
4 5 (3.94%) Electron Framework
4 5 (3.94%) LESS
4 5 (3.94%) React
4 5 (3.94%) Sass
4 5 (3.94%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 5 (3.94%) XHTML
5 3 (2.36%) JSON
5 3 (2.36%) Web Services
5 3 (2.36%) XML
6 2 (1.57%) .NET
6 2 (1.57%) Entity Framework
6 2 (1.57%) jQuery
6 2 (1.57%) REST
6 2 (1.57%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (10.24%) Public Cloud
2 10 (7.87%) Cloud Native
2 10 (7.87%) Self-Motivation
3 9 (7.09%) Cyberattack
3 9 (7.09%) Management Information System
4 7 (5.51%) Data Centre
4 7 (5.51%) User Experience
5 6 (4.72%) Security Operations Centre
5 6 (4.72%) Virtual Team
6 5 (3.94%) Cyber Defence
6 5 (3.94%) Cyberthreat
7 4 (3.15%) e-Learning
8 3 (2.36%) NHS
8 3 (2.36%) Satnav
9 2 (1.57%) BYOD
10 1 (0.79%) Cybercrime
10 1 (0.79%) Fat Client
10 1 (0.79%) Graphic Design
10 1 (0.79%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.79%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 32 (25.20%) Linux
2 15 (11.81%) Windows
3 13 (10.24%) Unix
4 12 (9.45%) Windows Server
5 8 (6.30%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.79%) Solaris
6 1 (0.79%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (37.80%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (22.83%) DevOps
2 29 (22.83%) Software Engineering
3 25 (19.69%) ITIL
4 21 (16.54%) Project Delivery
4 21 (16.54%) Service Management
5 20 (15.75%) Analytics
5 20 (15.75%) CI/CD
6 19 (14.96%) Service Design
7 18 (14.17%) Scrum
8 16 (12.60%) Configuration Management
8 16 (12.60%) Incident Management
9 15 (11.81%) Service Delivery
10 14 (11.02%) Major Incident Management
10 14 (11.02%) Open Source
10 14 (11.02%) SDLC
11 13 (10.24%) Project Management
12 12 (9.45%) Problem Management
13 11 (8.66%) Presales
13 11 (8.66%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 30 (23.62%) Java
2 29 (22.83%) Python
3 10 (7.87%) JavaScript
4 9 (7.09%) Bash
4 9 (7.09%) SQL
5 8 (6.30%) Shell Script
6 7 (5.51%) Ruby
6 7 (5.51%) TypeScript
7 6 (4.72%) C
7 6 (4.72%) Perl
7 6 (4.72%) R
8 5 (3.94%) C++
8 5 (3.94%) ES6
9 4 (3.15%) C#
10 2 (1.57%) VB
10 2 (1.57%) XPath
11 1 (0.79%) Go
11 1 (0.79%) Kotlin
11 1 (0.79%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.79%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 93 (73.23%) SC Cleared
2 11 (8.66%) DBS Check
3 7 (5.51%) CISSP
4 5 (3.94%) CCNP
4 5 (3.94%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (3.15%) CEH
5 4 (3.15%) CTC Cleared
6 3 (2.36%) CESG Certified Professional
6 3 (2.36%) CISM
7 2 (1.57%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.79%) A+ Certification
8 1 (0.79%) CCSE
8 1 (0.79%) CompTIA Security+
8 1 (0.79%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.79%) EMC Certification
8 1 (0.79%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.79%) MCSA
8 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (11.81%) SLA
2 8 (6.30%) QA
3 4 (3.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (3.15%) NCSC
3 4 (3.15%) PMO
4 3 (2.36%) Accessibility
5 2 (1.57%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 2 (1.57%) ISO/IEC 27005
6 1 (0.79%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (0.79%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 1 (0.79%) JSP 440
6 1 (0.79%) RMADS
6 1 (0.79%) WCAG
System Software
1 18 (14.17%) Docker
2 7 (5.51%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.79%) Sendmail
4 1 (0.79%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 25 (19.69%) Kubernetes
2 14 (11.02%) Opscode Chef
2 14 (11.02%) Puppet
3 11 (8.66%) Terraform
4 8 (6.30%) Microsoft Intune
4 8 (6.30%) SCCM
5 3 (2.36%) Ansible
6 2 (1.57%) Grafana
6 2 (1.57%) nmon
7 1 (0.79%) FreeIPA
7 1 (0.79%) Marathon
7 1 (0.79%) Mesos
7 1 (0.79%) Nagios
Vendors
1 21 (16.54%) Microsoft
2 14 (11.02%) NEC
3 12 (9.45%) Cisco
3 12 (9.45%) Northgate
4 8 (6.30%) Google
4 8 (6.30%) VMware
5 7 (5.51%) Adobe
5 7 (5.51%) Oracle
6 6 (4.72%) Checkmarx
7 5 (3.94%) Apple
8 3 (2.36%) F5
9 2 (1.57%) Citrix
9 2 (1.57%) Red Hat
9 2 (1.57%) Splunk
10 1 (0.79%) BT
10 1 (0.79%) CheckPoint
10 1 (0.79%) Dell
10 1 (0.79%) HP
10 1 (0.79%) Juniper
10 1 (0.79%) McAfee