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 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Clearance
Rank 35 10 26
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +16
Permanent jobs citing Security Cleared 313 680 414
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 6.27% 12.45% 7.62%
As % of the Qualifications category 18.04% 33.92% 21.22%
Number of salaries quoted 214 384 228
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,579 £31,450 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £85,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
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
1735 2005 1951
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 34.73% 36.71% 35.93%
Number of salaries quoted 1160 1284 1493
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

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 7 July 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 7 July 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 -20 204 £50,000 - 21
Bracknell -22 25 £45,000 +15.38% 3
Maidenhead +13 10 £37,500 -28.57% 2
Slough -20 10 £45,000 -10.00% 3
Newbury +14 6 £40,000 -33.33% 3
Wokingham -5 5 £35,000 -
Security Cleared
South East

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 7 July 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.

1 544 (72.15%) SC Cleared
2 259 (34.35%) Windows
3 205 (27.19%) ITIL
4 191 (25.33%) Microsoft
5 176 (23.34%) DV Cleared
6 161 (21.35%) Active Directory
7 136 (18.04%) Finance
8 117 (15.52%) HP
9 113 (14.99%) MS Excel
10 102 (13.53%) SQL
10 102 (13.53%) Telecoms
11 101 (13.40%) Firewall
12 99 (13.13%) Linux
12 99 (13.13%) Cisco
13 87 (11.54%) Data Centre
14 86 (11.41%) Degree
14 86 (11.41%) SLA
15 85 (11.27%) TCP/IP
15 85 (11.27%) VMware
16 83 (11.01%) Agile Software Development
17 82 (10.88%) PRINCE2
17 82 (10.88%) Cyber Security
18 81 (10.74%) Analytical Skills
19 76 (10.08%) VMware Infrastructure
19 76 (10.08%) DNS
20 74 (9.81%) Information Security
21 72 (9.55%) Windows 7
22 71 (9.42%) Mentoring
22 71 (9.42%) Project Management
23 70 (9.28%) Windows Server 2003

Security Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 48 (6.37%) MS Exchange
2 29 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2010
3 28 (3.71%) SharePoint
4 26 (3.45%) SharePoint Server
5 22 (2.92%) Exchange Server 2003
6 17 (2.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 17 (2.25%) Lync
7 15 (1.99%) IIS
8 14 (1.86%) Exchange Server 2007
9 13 (1.72%) Live Communications Server
10 12 (1.59%) JBoss
11 9 (1.19%) Apache
11 9 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2000
11 9 (1.19%) WebSphere
12 7 (0.93%) Elasticsearch
13 5 (0.66%) ArcGIS
13 5 (0.66%) WebLogic
14 4 (0.53%) Exchange Server 5.5
14 4 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2013
14 4 (0.53%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 113 (14.99%) MS Excel
2 51 (6.76%) MS Office
3 20 (2.65%) MS Visio
4 14 (1.86%) MS Project
5 13 (1.72%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.13%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.13%) Siemens NX
6 1 (0.13%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 11 (1.46%) Oracle EBS
1 11 (1.46%) Oracle EBS R12
2 9 (1.19%) Oracle ERP
3 8 (1.06%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 7 (0.93%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (0.27%) SAP WM
5 2 (0.27%) Primavera
5 2 (0.27%) Oracle iRecruitment
5 2 (0.27%) Oracle Internet Expenses
5 2 (0.27%) SAP GRC
5 2 (0.27%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.27%) SAP SCM
5 2 (0.27%) SAP LE
6 1 (0.13%) SAP HCM
6 1 (0.13%) SAP HR-PA
6 1 (0.13%) SAP HR-PD
6 1 (0.13%) SAP HR
6 1 (0.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.13%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.13%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 9 (1.19%) Office 365
2 7 (0.93%) Taleo
3 6 (0.80%) SaaS
4 5 (0.66%) Responsys
5 1 (0.13%) IaaS
5 1 (0.13%) PaaS
5 1 (0.13%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 101 (13.40%) Firewall
2 85 (11.27%) TCP/IP
3 76 (10.08%) DNS
4 50 (6.63%) SAN
5 47 (6.23%) DHCP
6 44 (5.84%) LAN
7 39 (5.17%) WAN
8 30 (3.98%) Wireless
9 25 (3.32%) Fibre Channel
10 23 (3.05%) Network Security
11 21 (2.79%) Cisco Nexus
12 17 (2.25%) NAS
12 17 (2.25%) Cisco ASA
12 17 (2.25%) OSPF
12 17 (2.25%) BGP
13 16 (2.12%) VoIP
14 15 (1.99%) MPLS
14 15 (1.99%) Wireshark
15 14 (1.86%) NetScaler
16 11 (1.46%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (8.22%) SQL Server
2 19 (2.52%) NoSQL
3 17 (2.25%) Relational Database
4 10 (1.33%) Big Data
4 10 (1.33%) SQL Server 2005
5 9 (1.19%) MySQL
5 9 (1.19%) Data Mining
5 9 (1.19%) Hadoop
6 8 (1.06%) EDRMS
7 7 (0.93%) IDOL
7 7 (0.93%) Oracle Reports
8 6 (0.80%) Apache Cassandra
9 5 (0.66%) MongoDB
9 5 (0.66%) PostgreSQL
10 4 (0.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 4 (0.53%) RDBMS
10 4 (0.53%) SQL Server 2008
11 3 (0.40%) Oracle Database
11 3 (0.40%) Oracle Database 10g
11 3 (0.40%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 11 (1.46%) Jenkins
2 10 (1.33%) LoadRunner
2 10 (1.33%) TestDirector
3 9 (1.19%) HP UFT
4 7 (0.93%) Rational DOORS
4 7 (0.93%) MSI
4 7 (0.93%) Visual Studio
5 5 (0.66%) Git (software)
5 5 (0.66%) JUnit
6 3 (0.40%) Selenium
7 2 (0.27%) Talend Open Studio
8 1 (0.13%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.13%) WebDriver
8 1 (0.13%) Gradle
8 1 (0.13%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 1 (0.13%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (0.13%) WinRunner
8 1 (0.13%) Maven
8 1 (0.13%) JIRA
General
1 136 (18.04%) Finance
2 102 (13.53%) Telecoms
3 21 (2.79%) Marketing
4 18 (2.39%) Retail
5 9 (1.19%) Banking
6 7 (0.93%) Publishing
6 7 (0.93%) Arabic Language
6 7 (0.93%) French Language
6 7 (0.93%) German Language
7 6 (0.80%) Advertising
8 5 (0.66%) Legal
9 3 (0.40%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.27%) Back Office
10 2 (0.27%) Electronics
10 2 (0.27%) Military
11 1 (0.13%) Games
11 1 (0.13%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.13%) Law
11 1 (0.13%) Billing
Job Titles
1 117 (15.52%) Support Engineer
2 94 (12.47%) Consultant
3 65 (8.62%) Project Manager
4 62 (8.22%) Architect
5 48 (6.37%) Senior Manager
6 41 (5.44%) Analyst
7 38 (5.04%) Agile Project Manager
8 35 (4.64%) 3rd Line Support
8 35 (4.64%) Security Consultant
9 32 (4.24%) Administrator
9 32 (4.24%) Network Engineer
9 32 (4.24%) Developer
10 31 (4.11%) Problem Manager
11 30 (3.98%) 2nd Line Support
12 29 (3.85%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
12 29 (3.85%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
13 28 (3.71%) Delivery Manager
14 25 (3.32%) Senior Project Manager
15 24 (3.18%) Security Manager
16 22 (2.92%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (3.58%) .NET
2 18 (2.39%) HTML
2 18 (2.39%) CSS
3 15 (1.99%) jQuery
4 13 (1.72%) Application Packaging
5 12 (1.59%) ASP.NET MVC
5 12 (1.59%) Regular Expression
5 12 (1.59%) ASP.NET
5 12 (1.59%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 8 (1.06%) CGI
7 7 (0.93%) ODBC
7 7 (0.93%) Middleware
8 6 (0.80%) XML
8 6 (0.80%) ZeroMQ
9 5 (0.66%) LAMP
9 5 (0.66%) Hibernate
9 5 (0.66%) Spring
10 3 (0.40%) Software Packaging
10 3 (0.40%) AngularJS
10 3 (0.40%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 87 (11.54%) Data Centre
2 81 (10.74%) Analytical Skills
3 34 (4.51%) Computer Science
4 32 (4.24%) Management Information System
5 28 (3.71%) Replication
5 28 (3.71%) Clustering
6 21 (2.79%) Statistics
7 18 (2.39%) Data Protection Act
7 18 (2.39%) RMADS
8 17 (2.25%) Blackberry
9 16 (2.12%) PKI
9 16 (2.12%) Enterprise Storage
10 12 (1.59%) GIS
11 10 (1.33%) CESG
12 7 (0.93%) e-Health
12 7 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
12 7 (0.93%) FlexPod
13 6 (0.80%) Economics
14 5 (0.66%) Blog
14 5 (0.66%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 259 (34.35%) Windows
2 99 (13.13%) Linux
3 72 (9.55%) Windows 7
4 70 (9.28%) Windows Server 2003
5 66 (8.75%) Windows Server 2008
6 52 (6.90%) UNIX
7 50 (6.63%) Windows XP
8 25 (3.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 16 (2.12%) Solaris
10 15 (1.99%) Windows Server 2012
11 13 (1.72%) Android
12 12 (1.59%) Windows 2000
13 8 (1.06%) CentOS
14 7 (0.93%) Data ONTAP
15 5 (0.66%) Oracle Linux
16 2 (0.27%) Windows 8
16 2 (0.27%) Mac OS X
17 1 (0.13%) FreeBSD
17 1 (0.13%) Apple iOS
17 1 (0.13%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 205 (27.19%) ITIL
2 83 (11.01%) Agile Software Development
3 82 (10.88%) PRINCE2
3 82 (10.88%) Cyber Security
4 74 (9.81%) Information Security
5 71 (9.42%) Project Management
5 71 (9.42%) Mentoring
6 67 (8.89%) Service Management
7 62 (8.22%) Stakeholder Management
7 62 (8.22%) Scrum
8 61 (8.09%) Root Cause Analysis
9 60 (7.96%) Configuration Management
10 57 (7.56%) Incident Management
11 56 (7.43%) DSDM
12 46 (6.10%) Problem Management
12 46 (6.10%) Performance Monitoring
13 44 (5.84%) People Management
14 41 (5.44%) Disaster Recovery
15 39 (5.17%) SIEM
16 38 (5.04%) Agile Project Management
Programming Languages
1 102 (13.53%) SQL
2 43 (5.70%) PowerShell
3 36 (4.77%) C#
3 36 (4.77%) Java
4 28 (3.71%) VB
5 25 (3.32%) VBScript
6 23 (3.05%) Perl
7 22 (2.92%) C
8 18 (2.39%) JavaScript
8 18 (2.39%) Bash Shell
9 14 (1.86%) VB.NET
10 13 (1.72%) Python
11 12 (1.59%) C++
12 9 (1.19%) Shell Script
13 3 (0.40%) PHP
14 2 (0.27%) PL/SQL
14 2 (0.27%) Ruby
14 2 (0.27%) VBA
15 1 (0.13%) Embedded C++
15 1 (0.13%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 544 (72.15%) SC Cleared
2 176 (23.34%) DV Cleared
3 86 (11.41%) Degree
4 65 (8.62%) Cisco Certification
5 48 (6.37%) CISSP
6 45 (5.97%) CCNA
7 44 (5.84%) Microsoft Certification
8 41 (5.44%) MCSE
9 36 (4.77%) MCP
10 30 (3.98%) CCNP
11 20 (2.65%) CISM
12 16 (2.12%) A+ Certification
12 16 (2.12%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 16 (2.12%) CCA
12 16 (2.12%) Citrix Certification
13 14 (1.86%) ISEB
13 14 (1.86%) ITIL Certification
14 13 (1.72%) CISA
15 9 (1.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 9 (1.19%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 86 (11.41%) SLA
2 54 (7.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 40 (5.31%) PCI DSS
4 10 (1.33%) QA
5 8 (1.06%) GPG13
6 5 (0.66%) ISO 9001
7 3 (0.40%) COBIT
8 2 (0.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (0.27%) JSP 440
8 2 (0.27%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 1 (0.13%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 161 (21.35%) Active Directory
2 76 (10.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 38 (5.04%) Hyper-V
4 27 (3.58%) XenApp
5 24 (3.18%) Terminal Services
6 22 (2.92%) XenDesktop
7 21 (2.79%) vSphere
8 19 (2.52%) Microsoft App-V
9 14 (1.86%) XenServer
10 13 (1.72%) Xen
11 10 (1.33%) VMware ESX
12 9 (1.19%) KVM
13 8 (1.06%) ISA Server
14 7 (0.93%) Firmware
15 4 (0.53%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 2 (0.27%) Oracle RAC
16 2 (0.27%) VMware ESXi
17 1 (0.13%) vCloud
17 1 (0.13%) Citrix Presentation Server
17 1 (0.13%) Snort
Systems Management
1 64 (8.49%) SCCM
2 57 (7.56%) SCOM
3 43 (5.70%) EMC NetWorker
4 26 (3.45%) WSUS
5 20 (2.65%) HP SIM
6 18 (2.39%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 17 (2.25%) NetBackup
8 15 (1.99%) HP Quality Center
9 14 (1.86%) EdgeSight
10 12 (1.59%) Puppet
10 12 (1.59%) OpenView Configuration Management
11 7 (0.93%) Opscode Chef
12 5 (0.66%) Ansible
12 5 (0.66%) Graphite
12 5 (0.66%) Netcool
13 4 (0.53%) ARCserve
13 4 (0.53%) Norton AntiVirus
13 4 (0.53%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
14 3 (0.40%) Backup Exec
14 3 (0.40%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 191 (25.33%) Microsoft
2 117 (15.52%) HP
3 99 (13.13%) Cisco
4 85 (11.27%) VMware
5 65 (8.62%) Oracle
6 44 (5.84%) Juniper
7 41 (5.44%) Citrix
8 39 (5.17%) Sun
9 31 (4.11%) CheckPoint
10 30 (3.98%) Red Hat
11 29 (3.85%) EMC
12 27 (3.58%) IBM
13 24 (3.18%) Fujitsu
13 24 (3.18%) Lumension
14 23 (3.05%) F5
15 22 (2.92%) ArcSight
16 21 (2.79%) SolarWinds
16 21 (2.79%) Fortinet
17 20 (2.65%) Brocade
17 20 (2.65%) Symantec
Reading, Berkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £48000 per annum + + Bonus + Pension + 25 Days plus BH
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Uplift, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus, Pension
Posted: 4 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 4 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Vodafone
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Hamilton Barnes
Salary: From £42,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Berkshire
Computer People
Salary: £33000.00 - £38000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
CGI
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Oxfordshire
Oracle
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus, Pension
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Slough
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Reading
Real Staffing
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
CGI
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
Maidenhead
Fenwick Ryan Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Bens + Bonus
Posted: 21 days ago
Maidenhead
Fenwick Ryan Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Bens + Bonus
Posted: 21 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
SCC
Salary: From £18,000 to £20,000 per annum + Company Van
Posted: 25 days ago
Slough
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 27 days ago