Period
to 19 October 2021

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 19 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Clearance
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
19 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 195 117 241
Rank change year-on-year -78 +124 -80
Permanent jobs citing Security Cleared 70 39 48
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.04% 1.44% 0.69%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.83% 9.05% 2.79%
Number of salaries quoted 54 32 32
10th Percentile £32,791 £36,750 £17,875
25th Percentile £39,181 £49,000 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £54,500 £62,500 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year -12.80% +47.06% -5.56%
75th Percentile £68,235 £68,750 £57,500
90th Percentile £79,250 £72,500 £59,750
England median annual salary £60,000 £54,380 £52,500
% change year-on-year +10.33% +3.58% +5.00%

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 1,025 431 1,720
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 15.28% 15.95% 24.72%
Number of salaries quoted 841 356 1,249
10th Percentile £30,000 £26,250 £21,000
25th Percentile £37,500 £36,250 £30,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £47,500 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year - +18.75% -
75th Percentile £63,750 £60,000 £50,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £66,250 £62,500
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 19 October 2021.

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 19 October 2021. 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
West Yorkshire -69 51 £55,000 -15.38% 22
North Yorkshire +1 11 £38,774 -11.37% 4
South Yorkshire -44 9 £62,500 +41.24% 2
Security Cleared
England

For the 6 months to 19 October 2021, 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 55 (78.57%) SC Cleared
2 29 (41.43%) Azure
3 27 (38.57%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (30.00%) DevOps
5 17 (24.29%) Microsoft
6 16 (22.86%) Linux
6 16 (22.86%) Public Sector
7 15 (21.43%) Windows
8 14 (20.00%) AWS
9 13 (18.57%) Inclusion and Diversity
10 12 (17.14%) Terraform
10 12 (17.14%) Finance
10 12 (17.14%) Public Cloud
11 11 (15.71%) Kubernetes
11 11 (15.71%) Docker
11 11 (15.71%) JIRA
11 11 (15.71%) Social Skills
12 10 (14.29%) Decision-Making
12 10 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
12 10 (14.29%) ITIL
12 10 (14.29%) Java
13 9 (12.86%) Microsoft 365
14 8 (11.43%) Microsoft Intune
14 8 (11.43%) SCCM
14 8 (11.43%) Mentoring
14 8 (11.43%) Software Delivery
14 8 (11.43%) GitLab
14 8 (11.43%) Windows 10
14 8 (11.43%) Python
14 8 (11.43%) VPN

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 4 (5.71%) Apache
2 2 (2.86%) CMS
3 1 (1.43%) Confluence
3 1 (1.43%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.43%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (7.14%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (4.29%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (4.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (2.86%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (2.86%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (4.29%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.43%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 29 (41.43%) Azure
2 14 (20.00%) AWS
3 9 (12.86%) Microsoft 365
4 7 (10.00%) Azure Active Directory
5 5 (7.14%) OpenShift
5 5 (7.14%) SaaS
6 4 (5.71%) Slack
7 3 (4.29%) GCP
7 3 (4.29%) IaaS
7 3 (4.29%) PaaS
8 2 (2.86%) AWS CloudFormation
8 2 (2.86%) BlazeMeter
8 2 (2.86%) Serverless
9 1 (1.43%) Azure ExpressRoute
9 1 (1.43%) Azure Functions
9 1 (1.43%) Dynamics 365
9 1 (1.43%) GitHub Actions
9 1 (1.43%) Power Automate
9 1 (1.43%) Power Platform
9 1 (1.43%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 8 (11.43%) VPN
2 7 (10.00%) Unified Communications
3 4 (5.71%) VoIP
4 3 (4.29%) Firewall
5 2 (2.86%) BIG-IP
5 2 (2.86%) PuTTY
5 2 (2.86%) Telnet
5 2 (2.86%) Wireshark
6 1 (1.43%) Network Security
6 1 (1.43%) Skype
6 1 (1.43%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.71%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.86%) DB2
2 2 (2.86%) RDBMS
2 2 (2.86%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.43%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (1.43%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 11 (15.71%) JIRA
2 8 (11.43%) GitLab
3 5 (7.14%) Git (software)
3 5 (7.14%) Jenkins
4 3 (4.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (2.86%) Cypress.io
5 2 (2.86%) Fiddler
5 2 (2.86%) Gatling
5 2 (2.86%) HP UFT
5 2 (2.86%) JMeter
5 2 (2.86%) LINQPad
5 2 (2.86%) LoadRunner
5 2 (2.86%) NeoLoad
5 2 (2.86%) Postman
5 2 (2.86%) Selenium
5 2 (2.86%) SoapUI
5 2 (2.86%) Visual Studio
5 2 (2.86%) WebLOAD
6 1 (1.43%) CircleCI
6 1 (1.43%) Grunt
General
1 16 (22.86%) Public Sector
2 13 (18.57%) Inclusion and Diversity
3 12 (17.14%) Finance
4 11 (15.71%) Social Skills
5 4 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (4.29%) Influencing Skills
7 2 (2.86%) Legal
7 2 (2.86%) Telecoms
8 1 (1.43%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 13 (18.57%) Consultant
2 7 (10.00%) Cloud Consultant
2 7 (10.00%) Technical Consultant
3 6 (8.57%) Analyst
3 6 (8.57%) DevOps Engineer
4 5 (7.14%) Developer
4 5 (7.14%) Platform Engineer
4 5 (7.14%) Risk Consultant
5 4 (5.71%) Agile Business Analyst
5 4 (5.71%) Business Analyst
5 4 (5.71%) Site Engineer
5 4 (5.71%) Site Reliability Engineer
6 3 (4.29%) Administrator
6 3 (4.29%) Architect
6 3 (4.29%) AWS Engineer
6 3 (4.29%) Azure Engineer
6 3 (4.29%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 3 (4.29%) Software Engineer
7 2 (2.86%) Senior Architect
7 2 (2.86%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.71%) Apache NiFi
1 4 (5.71%) CSS
1 4 (5.71%) HTML
1 4 (5.71%) STL
1 4 (5.71%) Web Services
2 3 (4.29%) .NET
3 2 (2.86%) jQuery
3 2 (2.86%) JSON
3 2 (2.86%) REST
3 2 (2.86%) SOAP
3 2 (2.86%) XML
4 1 (1.43%) AngularJS
4 1 (1.43%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (1.43%) CSS3
4 1 (1.43%) Entity Framework
4 1 (1.43%) HTML5
4 1 (1.43%) Laravel
4 1 (1.43%) LESS
4 1 (1.43%) React
4 1 (1.43%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 12 (17.14%) Public Cloud
2 7 (10.00%) Data Centre
3 6 (8.57%) Cyberthreat
4 5 (7.14%) BYOD
4 5 (7.14%) Hybrid Cloud
5 4 (5.71%) Cloud Native
5 4 (5.71%) Cybercrime
5 4 (5.71%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.86%) Data Protection Act
6 2 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (2.86%) NHS
6 2 (2.86%) Security Operations Centre
6 2 (2.86%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (1.43%) Enterprise Cloud
7 1 (1.43%) Fat Client
7 1 (1.43%) Private Cloud
7 1 (1.43%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (1.43%) Thin Client
7 1 (1.43%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 16 (22.86%) Linux
2 15 (21.43%) Windows
3 8 (11.43%) Windows 10
4 7 (10.00%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.43%) Solaris
5 1 (1.43%) Unix
5 1 (1.43%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (38.57%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (30.00%) DevOps
3 10 (14.29%) Decision-Making
3 10 (14.29%) ITIL
3 10 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
4 8 (11.43%) Change Management
4 8 (11.43%) Mentoring
4 8 (11.43%) Project Delivery
4 8 (11.43%) Requirements Gathering
4 8 (11.43%) Software Delivery
5 7 (10.00%) Cybersecurity
5 7 (10.00%) Presales
5 7 (10.00%) Scrum
5 7 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (8.57%) ITIL V3
6 6 (8.57%) Service Management
6 6 (8.57%) Site Reliability Engineering
7 5 (7.14%) SDLC
7 5 (7.14%) User Stories
7 5 (7.14%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 10 (14.29%) Java
2 8 (11.43%) Python
3 6 (8.57%) C++
4 5 (7.14%) Bash Shell
5 4 (5.71%) C#
6 3 (4.29%) JavaScript
6 3 (4.29%) Ruby
6 3 (4.29%) SQL
7 2 (2.86%) C
7 2 (2.86%) VB
7 2 (2.86%) XPath
8 1 (1.43%) Go
8 1 (1.43%) Java 11
8 1 (1.43%) Java 8
8 1 (1.43%) PHP
8 1 (1.43%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.43%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 55 (78.57%) SC Cleared
2 6 (8.57%) CTC Cleared
3 5 (7.14%) CESG Certified Professional
3 5 (7.14%) CISM
3 5 (7.14%) CISSP
4 1 (1.43%) A+ Certification
4 1 (1.43%) CompTIA Security+
4 1 (1.43%) EMC Certification
4 1 (1.43%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (1.43%) MCSA
4 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
1 5 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27005
1 5 (7.14%) NCSC
2 4 (5.71%) PMO
3 3 (4.29%) QA
3 3 (4.29%) SLA
4 2 (2.86%) Data Quality
4 2 (2.86%) GDPR
System Software
1 11 (15.71%) Docker
2 8 (11.43%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.43%) Sendmail
3 1 (1.43%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (1.43%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.43%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (17.14%) Terraform
2 11 (15.71%) Kubernetes
3 8 (11.43%) Microsoft Intune
3 8 (11.43%) SCCM
4 6 (8.57%) Ansible
5 5 (7.14%) Istio
6 2 (2.86%) Grafana
6 2 (2.86%) Marathon
6 2 (2.86%) Mesos
6 2 (2.86%) nmon
6 2 (2.86%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (2.86%) Puppet
Vendors
1 17 (24.29%) Microsoft
2 6 (8.57%) Oracle
3 3 (4.29%) Citrix
4 2 (2.86%) Adobe
4 2 (2.86%) Cisco
4 2 (2.86%) F5
4 2 (2.86%) Google
4 2 (2.86%) Splunk
4 2 (2.86%) VMware
5 1 (1.43%) Blue Coat
5 1 (1.43%) Dell
5 1 (1.43%) EMC
5 1 (1.43%) HP
5 1 (1.43%) Juniper
5 1 (1.43%) McAfee
5 1 (1.43%) Red Hat