The table below looks at the statistics for Security Cleared in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Security Cleared over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Clearance
Rank 24 23 27
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +4
Permanent jobs citing Security Cleared 420 421 412
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 7.68% 7.52% 7.89%
As % of the Qualifications category 20.51% 23.38% 22.45%
Number of salaries quoted 238 232 89
Average salary £52,500 £47,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,950 £31,000 £24,560
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £56,000
UK excluding London average salary £46,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+9.41% +3.65%
Security Cleared
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Qualifications Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
2048 1801 1835
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 37.44% 32.18% 35.15%
Number of salaries quoted 1372 1230 1330
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Security Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Security Cleared across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

Security Cleared Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Security Cleared
Salary Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Security Cleared across the Berkshire region.

Security Cleared Salary Trend in Berkshire

Security Cleared
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Security Cleared across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

Security Cleared Salary Histogram in Berkshire

Security Cleared
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Cleared within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading -3 259 £50,000 +5.26% 16
Bracknell -10 62 £42,500 -10.52% 2
Maidenhead +6 25 £55,000 +62.96% 11
Slough -1 10 £40,000 -20.00% 3
Windsor -9 10 £75,000 +172.72%
Newbury +10 2 £41,000 -25.45% 2
Wokingham +18 1 £35,000 -33.33% 1
Security Cleared
South East

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing Security Cleared also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Security Cleared.

1 743 (78.54%) SC Cleared
2 439 (46.41%) Windows
3 306 (32.35%) DV Cleared
4 268 (28.33%) Active Directory
5 262 (27.70%) Microsoft
6 239 (25.26%) ITIL
7 210 (22.20%) Finance
8 197 (20.82%) Windows Server 2003
9 178 (18.82%) Telecoms
10 172 (18.18%) SQL
11 159 (16.81%) HP
12 148 (15.64%) MS Excel
12 148 (15.64%) VMware
13 127 (13.42%) VMware Infrastructure
14 124 (13.11%) Fujitsu
15 116 (12.26%) Cisco
16 112 (11.84%) Windows Server 2008
17 109 (11.52%) Firewall
18 106 (11.21%) Retail
19 104 (10.99%) Windows XP
19 104 (10.99%) Windows 7
20 103 (10.89%) Incident Management
21 98 (10.36%) Linux
22 97 (10.25%) PowerShell
23 95 (10.04%) DNS
24 89 (9.41%) SCCM
25 87 (9.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
26 85 (8.99%) Analytical Skills
27 84 (8.88%) MS Exchange
28 82 (8.67%) SLA

Security Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing Security Cleared also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Security Cleared. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 84 (8.88%) MS Exchange
2 77 (8.14%) SharePoint
3 49 (5.18%) Exchange Server 2003
4 43 (4.55%) IIS
5 39 (4.12%) Exchange Server 2010
6 37 (3.91%) Apache
7 35 (3.70%) SharePoint 2010
8 34 (3.59%) SharePoint Server
9 30 (3.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 28 (2.96%) Live Communications Server
11 19 (2.01%) Lync
12 17 (1.80%) Exchange Server 5.5
13 15 (1.59%) WebLogic
14 14 (1.48%) WebSphere
14 14 (1.48%) MS Project Server
15 11 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2007
16 10 (1.06%) JBoss
17 9 (0.95%) Tomcat
18 7 (0.74%) BizTalk Server
18 7 (0.74%) Joomla!
Applications
1 148 (15.64%) MS Excel
2 75 (7.93%) MS Office
3 18 (1.90%) MS Project
4 11 (1.16%) MS Visio
4 11 (1.16%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.11%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.11%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 13 (1.37%) Oracle EBS
1 13 (1.37%) Oracle EBS R12
2 9 (0.95%) Oracle ERP
3 8 (0.85%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 7 (0.74%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (0.21%) SAP SCM
5 2 (0.21%) SAP LE
5 2 (0.21%) SAP WM
5 2 (0.21%) SAP GRC
6 1 (0.11%) Hyperion Planning
6 1 (0.11%) HFM
6 1 (0.11%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 7 (0.74%) Office 365
2 6 (0.63%) SaaS
3 1 (0.11%) PaaS
3 1 (0.11%) Taleo
3 1 (0.11%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.11%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 109 (11.52%) Firewall
2 95 (10.04%) DNS
3 80 (8.46%) TCP/IP
4 56 (5.92%) SAN
5 55 (5.81%) DHCP
5 55 (5.81%) LAN
6 44 (4.65%) WAN
7 37 (3.91%) Network Security
8 33 (3.49%) Wireless
9 30 (3.17%) Fibre Channel
10 24 (2.54%) NAS
11 20 (2.11%) Internet
12 19 (2.01%) VoIP
13 18 (1.90%) MPLS
14 16 (1.69%) Ethernet
14 16 (1.69%) Wireshark
15 13 (1.37%) VPN
15 13 (1.37%) ATM
16 12 (1.27%) ISDN
17 11 (1.16%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (5.29%) SQL Server
2 38 (4.02%) EDRMS
3 35 (3.70%) IDOL
4 14 (1.48%) Big Data
5 9 (0.95%) NoSQL
6 8 (0.85%) SQL Server 2005
7 5 (0.53%) Essbase
7 5 (0.53%) Oracle Database 10g
7 5 (0.53%) Oracle Database
8 4 (0.42%) Oracle Discoverer
8 4 (0.42%) Oracle Database 11g
8 4 (0.42%) Oracle BI EE
8 4 (0.42%) Oracle Exadata
9 3 (0.32%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (0.32%) Data Mining
10 2 (0.21%) BusinessObjects
10 2 (0.21%) Hadoop
10 2 (0.21%) SQL Server 2012
11 1 (0.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 1 (0.11%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 31 (3.28%) LoadRunner
2 30 (3.17%) TestDirector
3 23 (2.43%) QuickTest Pro
4 13 (1.37%) WinRunner
5 11 (1.16%) Subversion
6 10 (1.06%) Oracle Forms
6 10 (1.06%) MSI
7 9 (0.95%) Maven
7 9 (0.95%) Jenkins
8 7 (0.74%) JIRA
9 5 (0.53%) Selenium
10 4 (0.42%) Bugzilla
10 4 (0.42%) StarTeam
11 3 (0.32%) MSTest
11 3 (0.32%) Rational DOORS
11 3 (0.32%) Git (software)
11 3 (0.32%) Visual Studio
12 2 (0.21%) Ant
12 2 (0.21%) ClearQuest
13 1 (0.11%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 210 (22.20%) Finance
2 178 (18.82%) Telecoms
3 106 (11.21%) Retail
4 21 (2.22%) Banking
4 21 (2.22%) Marketing
5 16 (1.69%) Legal
6 9 (0.95%) Back Office
7 6 (0.63%) Advertising
8 5 (0.53%) Arabic Language
8 5 (0.53%) French Language
8 5 (0.53%) German Language
9 2 (0.21%) Polish Language
9 2 (0.21%) Military
9 2 (0.21%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.21%) Electronics
9 2 (0.21%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.11%) Publishing
10 1 (0.11%) Games
10 1 (0.11%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 176 (18.60%) Support Engineer
2 160 (16.91%) Consultant
3 81 (8.56%) Architect
4 63 (6.66%) Security Consultant
5 62 (6.55%) 2nd Line Support
6 61 (6.45%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 60 (6.34%) Analyst
8 41 (4.33%) 3rd Line Support
9 40 (4.23%) Project Manager
10 38 (4.02%) Security Engineer
11 37 (3.91%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
12 36 (3.81%) Problem Manager
13 28 (2.96%) Messaging Engineer
14 26 (2.75%) Security Architect
14 26 (2.75%) Tester
15 25 (2.64%) Messaging Support Engineer
16 23 (2.43%) SAN Storage Engineer
16 23 (2.43%) Storage Engineer
16 23 (2.43%) SAN Engineer
16 23 (2.43%) Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (2.43%) Regular Expression
2 22 (2.33%) XML
3 20 (2.11%) HTML
4 14 (1.48%) .NET
4 14 (1.48%) J2EE
4 14 (1.48%) JSP
5 9 (0.95%) CSS
5 9 (0.95%) Web Services
5 9 (0.95%) CGI
5 9 (0.95%) Ajax
6 8 (0.85%) Application Packaging
6 8 (0.85%) WCF
7 7 (0.74%) SOAP
8 6 (0.63%) ODBC
9 5 (0.53%) JSON
9 5 (0.53%) AngularJS
10 4 (0.42%) Software Packaging
10 4 (0.42%) jQuery
11 3 (0.32%) WSH
12 2 (0.21%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 85 (8.99%) Analytical Skills
2 59 (6.24%) Clustering
3 57 (6.03%) Replication
4 52 (5.50%) Statistics
5 38 (4.02%) Management Information System
6 31 (3.28%) Blackberry
7 28 (2.96%) Computer Science
8 24 (2.54%) PKI
9 20 (2.11%) RMADS
10 18 (1.90%) Data Protection Act
11 14 (1.48%) CESG
11 14 (1.48%) CESG CLAS
12 13 (1.37%) Enterprise Storage
13 12 (1.27%) GIS
14 11 (1.16%) Social Media
15 8 (0.85%) Open Source
15 8 (0.85%) Blog
16 7 (0.74%) Enterprise Software
16 7 (0.74%) Mainframe
17 6 (0.63%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 439 (46.41%) Windows
2 197 (20.82%) Windows Server 2003
3 112 (11.84%) Windows Server 2008
4 104 (10.99%) Windows 7
4 104 (10.99%) Windows XP
5 98 (10.36%) Linux
6 50 (5.29%) UNIX
7 25 (2.64%) Windows 2000
8 22 (2.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 19 (2.01%) Windows 2000 Server
10 18 (1.90%) Windows Server 2012
11 12 (1.27%) CentOS
12 9 (0.95%) AIX
13 7 (0.74%) Solaris
14 5 (0.53%) Android
15 3 (0.32%) Apple iOS
16 2 (0.21%) Windows 8
16 2 (0.21%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 239 (25.26%) ITIL
2 103 (10.89%) Incident Management
3 78 (8.25%) Cyber Security
4 77 (8.14%) Information Security
5 76 (8.03%) Root Cause Analysis
6 71 (7.51%) Mentoring
7 61 (6.45%) Problem Management
8 59 (6.24%) Performance Monitoring
9 54 (5.71%) Service Management
10 50 (5.29%) Project Management
10 50 (5.29%) Disaster Recovery
11 49 (5.18%) Configuration Management
11 49 (5.18%) PRINCE2
11 49 (5.18%) SIEM
11 49 (5.18%) Release Management
12 46 (4.86%) Security Architecture
13 43 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
13 43 (4.55%) Coaching
14 42 (4.44%) Software Distribution
15 40 (4.23%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 172 (18.18%) SQL
2 97 (10.25%) PowerShell
3 36 (3.81%) VBScript
4 31 (3.28%) C#
5 28 (2.96%) Java
5 28 (2.96%) VB
6 25 (2.64%) C
7 14 (1.48%) JavaScript
8 11 (1.16%) PHP
9 9 (0.95%) C++
10 8 (0.85%) VBA
11 7 (0.74%) Python
11 7 (0.74%) Pascal
11 7 (0.74%) Delphi
12 4 (0.42%) Perl
12 4 (0.42%) PL/SQL
12 4 (0.42%) Bash Shell
13 3 (0.32%) VB.NET
14 2 (0.21%) Shell Script
15 1 (0.11%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 743 (78.54%) SC Cleared
2 306 (32.35%) DV Cleared
3 74 (7.82%) CISSP
4 72 (7.61%) Cisco Certification
5 56 (5.92%) Degree
6 52 (5.50%) Microsoft Certification
7 47 (4.97%) MCSE
8 46 (4.86%) CCNA
9 37 (3.91%) ISEB
10 33 (3.49%) MCP
11 28 (2.96%) CCNP
11 28 (2.96%) ISTQB
12 25 (2.64%) CISM
13 18 (1.90%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 17 (1.80%) CCA
14 17 (1.80%) Citrix Certification
15 16 (1.69%) CISA
16 15 (1.59%) A+ Certification
17 14 (1.48%) ITIL Certification
17 14 (1.48%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 87 (9.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 82 (8.67%) SLA
3 40 (4.23%) PCI DSS
4 15 (1.59%) QA
5 10 (1.06%) GPG13
6 4 (0.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (0.32%) COBIT
7 3 (0.32%) JSP 440
8 1 (0.11%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.11%) FISMA
System Software
1 268 (28.33%) Active Directory
2 127 (13.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 49 (5.18%) Hyper-V
4 36 (3.81%) ISA Server
5 32 (3.38%) vSphere
6 28 (2.96%) XenApp
7 24 (2.54%) XenDesktop
8 22 (2.33%) Microsoft App-V
8 22 (2.33%) Terminal Services
9 12 (1.27%) XenServer
10 9 (0.95%) NFS
10 9 (0.95%) Samba
11 8 (0.85%) VMware ESXi
12 6 (0.63%) VMware ESX
13 4 (0.42%) KVM
14 3 (0.32%) Firmware
15 1 (0.11%) VMware Workstation
15 1 (0.11%) Snort
15 1 (0.11%) Xen
15 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 89 (9.41%) SCCM
2 55 (5.81%) HP Quality Center
3 52 (5.50%) SCOM
3 52 (5.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 52 (5.50%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 43 (4.55%) NetBackup
5 42 (4.44%) EMC NetWorker
6 18 (1.90%) WSUS
7 11 (1.16%) EdgeSight
8 10 (1.06%) Netcool
9 9 (0.95%) nmon
10 8 (0.85%) HP UCMDB
11 7 (0.74%) McAfee ePO
11 7 (0.74%) HP SIM
12 5 (0.53%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
13 4 (0.42%) Oracle RMAN
14 3 (0.32%) Tivoli Storage Manager
14 3 (0.32%) Legato
14 3 (0.32%) Cisco CUCM
15 2 (0.21%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 262 (27.70%) Microsoft
2 159 (16.81%) HP
3 148 (15.64%) VMware
4 124 (13.11%) Fujitsu
5 116 (12.26%) Cisco
6 75 (7.93%) Citrix
7 67 (7.08%) Oracle
8 65 (6.87%) Juniper
9 50 (5.29%) Veritas
10 45 (4.76%) McAfee
11 43 (4.55%) EMC
12 40 (4.23%) Meridio
13 39 (4.12%) IBM
14 35 (3.70%) CheckPoint
14 35 (3.70%) F5
15 27 (2.85%) Sun
16 24 (2.54%) Sophos
17 23 (2.43%) StorageTek
17 23 (2.43%) CA
18 19 (2.01%) Brocade
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Posted: Yesterday
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