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 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Clearance
Rank 24 25 26
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +1
Permanent jobs citing Security Cleared 462 402 409
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 8.42% 7.38% 7.73%
As % of the Qualifications category 21.07% 22.32% 22.24%
Number of salaries quoted 268 227 82
Average salary £51,250 £47,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.89% +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,600 £22,820
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+10.58% +6.25%
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
2193 1801 1839
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 39.97% 33.08% 34.75%
Number of salaries quoted 1503 1261 1353
Average salary £48,375 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,500 £60,000 £62,500
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 3 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 3 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 -1 262 £50,000 +5.26% 42
Bracknell -5 94 £46,250 -3.14% 2
Maidenhead -3 25 £60,000 +71.42% 7
Slough +5 14 £40,000 -14.89% 3
Windsor -13 9 £75,000 +172.72%
Newbury -2 2 £41,000 -25.45%
Thatcham - 1 £31,250 -
Wokingham - 1 £35,000 -
Ascot - 1 £60,000 -
Security Cleared
South East

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 3 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.

1 783 (79.17%) SC Cleared
2 490 (49.54%) Windows
3 331 (33.47%) DV Cleared
4 294 (29.73%) Active Directory
5 283 (28.61%) Microsoft
6 247 (24.97%) Windows Server 2003
7 234 (23.66%) Finance
8 222 (22.45%) ITIL
9 207 (20.93%) Telecoms
10 205 (20.73%) SQL
11 164 (16.58%) VMware
12 162 (16.38%) HP
13 160 (16.18%) MS Excel
14 158 (15.98%) Fujitsu
15 144 (14.56%) VMware Infrastructure
16 136 (13.75%) Retail
17 133 (13.45%) Windows XP
17 133 (13.45%) Windows Server 2008
18 119 (12.03%) Incident Management
19 111 (11.22%) PowerShell
19 111 (11.22%) Windows 7
20 109 (11.02%) DNS
21 108 (10.92%) Linux
22 105 (10.62%) MS Exchange
23 102 (10.31%) Cisco
24 94 (9.50%) Citrix
25 93 (9.40%) SCCM
26 92 (9.30%) Analytical Skills
27 91 (9.20%) SharePoint
28 88 (8.90%) Oracle

Security Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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
1 105 (10.62%) MS Exchange
2 91 (9.20%) SharePoint
3 64 (6.47%) Exchange Server 2003
4 56 (5.66%) IIS
5 48 (4.85%) Apache
6 45 (4.55%) SharePoint Server
6 45 (4.55%) SharePoint 2010
6 45 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2010
7 33 (3.34%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 31 (3.13%) Live Communications Server
9 21 (2.12%) Exchange Server 5.5
10 20 (2.02%) WebLogic
11 16 (1.62%) WebSphere
12 15 (1.52%) MS Project Server
13 14 (1.42%) Exchange Server 2007
14 13 (1.31%) Tomcat
14 13 (1.31%) JBoss
15 10 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2000
15 10 (1.01%) Lync
15 10 (1.01%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 160 (16.18%) MS Excel
2 73 (7.38%) MS Office
3 19 (1.92%) MS Project
4 12 (1.21%) MS Visio
5 9 (0.91%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.10%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.10%) Mathematica
Business Applications
1 16 (1.62%) Oracle EBS
2 12 (1.21%) Oracle EBS R12
3 10 (1.01%) Oracle ERP
4 7 (0.71%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 6 (0.61%) Oracle Applications
6 4 (0.40%) Hyperion Planning
7 2 (0.20%) SAP GRC
7 2 (0.20%) SAP SCM
7 2 (0.20%) SAP LE
7 2 (0.20%) HFM
7 2 (0.20%) SAP WM
8 1 (0.10%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 5 (0.51%) SaaS
2 1 (0.10%) PaaS
2 1 (0.10%) IaaS
2 1 (0.10%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 109 (11.02%) DNS
2 87 (8.80%) Firewall
3 72 (7.28%) TCP/IP
4 67 (6.77%) DHCP
5 58 (5.86%) SAN
6 51 (5.16%) LAN
7 40 (4.04%) WAN
8 37 (3.74%) Network Security
9 30 (3.03%) Fibre Channel
10 24 (2.43%) NAS
11 23 (2.33%) Wireless
12 21 (2.12%) Internet
12 21 (2.12%) MPLS
13 19 (1.92%) Ethernet
14 18 (1.82%) ISDN
15 17 (1.72%) VPN
16 16 (1.62%) ATM
16 16 (1.62%) Wireshark
17 13 (1.31%) DSL
18 12 (1.21%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (5.97%) SQL Server
2 51 (5.16%) EDRMS
3 42 (4.25%) IDOL
4 10 (1.01%) Big Data
5 8 (0.81%) Essbase
6 7 (0.71%) NoSQL
7 5 (0.51%) SQL Server 2005
7 5 (0.51%) Oracle Database
8 4 (0.40%) Oracle Database 11g
8 4 (0.40%) Oracle Exadata
8 4 (0.40%) Oracle BI EE
8 4 (0.40%) Oracle Discoverer
8 4 (0.40%) Oracle Database 10g
9 2 (0.20%) BusinessObjects
9 2 (0.20%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (0.20%) MS Access
9 2 (0.20%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (0.20%) Data Mining
9 2 (0.20%) Oracle ODI
10 1 (0.10%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 43 (4.35%) TestDirector
2 39 (3.94%) LoadRunner
3 35 (3.54%) QuickTest Pro
4 23 (2.33%) WinRunner
5 21 (2.12%) Subversion
6 18 (1.82%) Jenkins
7 16 (1.62%) Maven
8 13 (1.31%) Oracle Forms
9 10 (1.01%) MSI
10 8 (0.81%) JIRA
11 6 (0.61%) Selenium
12 5 (0.51%) SilkPerformer
13 4 (0.40%) StarTeam
13 4 (0.40%) Bugzilla
14 3 (0.30%) JUnit
14 3 (0.30%) Visual Studio
14 3 (0.30%) Trac
14 3 (0.30%) Git (software)
14 3 (0.30%) Team Foundation Server
14 3 (0.30%) MSTest
General
1 234 (23.66%) Finance
2 207 (20.93%) Telecoms
3 136 (13.75%) Retail
4 23 (2.33%) Banking
5 19 (1.92%) Marketing
6 17 (1.72%) Legal
7 12 (1.21%) Back Office
8 5 (0.51%) Arabic Language
8 5 (0.51%) French Language
8 5 (0.51%) German Language
8 5 (0.51%) Advertising
8 5 (0.51%) Multimedia
9 4 (0.40%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.30%) Electronics
10 3 (0.30%) Military
11 2 (0.20%) Polish Language
11 2 (0.20%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.10%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.10%) Games
12 1 (0.10%) Billing
Job Titles
1 207 (20.93%) Support Engineer
2 166 (16.78%) Consultant
3 85 (8.59%) Architect
4 75 (7.58%) Analyst
4 75 (7.58%) 2nd Line Support
5 73 (7.38%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 63 (6.37%) Security Consultant
7 50 (5.06%) 3rd Line Support
8 44 (4.45%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 36 (3.64%) Problem Manager
9 36 (3.64%) Security Engineer
10 35 (3.54%) Project Manager
11 33 (3.34%) Test Analyst
12 32 (3.24%) Messaging Engineer
13 29 (2.93%) Messaging Support Engineer
14 26 (2.63%) Security Architect
15 25 (2.53%) Test Consultant
15 25 (2.53%) Developer
15 25 (2.53%) Tester
15 25 (2.53%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (2.43%) HTML
1 24 (2.43%) XML
2 18 (1.82%) J2EE
2 18 (1.82%) JSP
3 17 (1.72%) Regular Expression
4 16 (1.62%) .NET
5 11 (1.11%) Ajax
6 10 (1.01%) WCF
7 9 (0.91%) CSS
7 9 (0.91%) Web Services
8 8 (0.81%) Application Packaging
9 7 (0.71%) SOAP
10 6 (0.61%) jQuery
11 5 (0.51%) AngularJS
11 5 (0.51%) JSON
12 4 (0.40%) Software Packaging
12 4 (0.40%) ASP.NET
12 4 (0.40%) Middleware
13 3 (0.30%) Hibernate
13 3 (0.30%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 92 (9.30%) Analytical Skills
2 70 (7.08%) Clustering
3 67 (6.77%) Statistics
4 56 (5.66%) Replication
5 41 (4.15%) Management Information System
6 34 (3.44%) Blackberry
7 26 (2.63%) Computer Science
8 23 (2.33%) PKI
9 21 (2.12%) RMADS
10 15 (1.52%) Data Protection Act
11 13 (1.31%) CESG
11 13 (1.31%) CESG CLAS
12 12 (1.21%) Enterprise Storage
13 11 (1.11%) Social Media
14 10 (1.01%) Video Conferencing
15 8 (0.81%) Enterprise Software
15 8 (0.81%) Blog
16 7 (0.71%) Life Science
16 7 (0.71%) Open Source
16 7 (0.71%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 490 (49.54%) Windows
2 247 (24.97%) Windows Server 2003
3 133 (13.45%) Windows Server 2008
3 133 (13.45%) Windows XP
4 111 (11.22%) Windows 7
5 108 (10.92%) Linux
6 54 (5.46%) UNIX
7 28 (2.83%) Windows 2000
7 28 (2.83%) Windows 2000 Server
8 22 (2.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 20 (2.02%) Windows Server 2012
10 12 (1.21%) Solaris
11 11 (1.11%) CentOS
12 9 (0.91%) AIX
13 5 (0.51%) Android
14 3 (0.30%) Apple iOS
15 2 (0.20%) Windows 8
15 2 (0.20%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 222 (22.45%) ITIL
2 119 (12.03%) Incident Management
3 80 (8.09%) Mentoring
4 75 (7.58%) Root Cause Analysis
5 70 (7.08%) Information Security
6 69 (6.98%) Cyber Security
7 64 (6.47%) Problem Management
8 60 (6.07%) Release Management
8 60 (6.07%) Disaster Recovery
8 60 (6.07%) Performance Monitoring
9 58 (5.86%) Software Distribution
10 51 (5.16%) Test Scripting
10 51 (5.16%) Coaching
11 49 (4.95%) Project Management
12 48 (4.85%) Migration
13 47 (4.75%) Service Management
13 47 (4.75%) Security Architecture
14 45 (4.55%) PRINCE2
14 45 (4.55%) Configuration Management
15 43 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 205 (20.73%) SQL
2 111 (11.22%) PowerShell
3 36 (3.64%) VBScript
4 34 (3.44%) Java
5 31 (3.13%) C#
6 28 (2.83%) VB
7 22 (2.22%) C
8 17 (1.72%) PHP
9 16 (1.62%) JavaScript
10 8 (0.81%) C++
10 8 (0.81%) VBA
11 7 (0.71%) Python
11 7 (0.71%) Pascal
11 7 (0.71%) Delphi
12 4 (0.40%) Perl
12 4 (0.40%) PL/SQL
12 4 (0.40%) Bash Shell
13 3 (0.30%) VB.NET
14 2 (0.20%) Shell Script
14 2 (0.20%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 783 (79.17%) SC Cleared
2 331 (33.47%) DV Cleared
3 66 (6.67%) CISSP
4 62 (6.27%) Cisco Certification
5 58 (5.86%) ISEB
6 56 (5.66%) Degree
7 44 (4.45%) Microsoft Certification
8 40 (4.04%) MCSE
9 39 (3.94%) ISTQB
10 37 (3.74%) MCP
11 32 (3.24%) CCNA
12 28 (2.83%) CCNP
13 25 (2.53%) CISM
14 18 (1.82%) CCA
14 18 (1.82%) Citrix Certification
14 18 (1.82%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 15 (1.52%) BC Cleared
15 15 (1.52%) VCP4
15 15 (1.52%) ITIL Certification
16 14 (1.42%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 87 (8.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 70 (7.08%) SLA
3 33 (3.34%) PCI DSS
4 15 (1.52%) QA
5 6 (0.61%) GPG13
6 4 (0.40%) Data Quality
6 4 (0.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (0.30%) COBIT
7 3 (0.30%) JSP 440
System Software
1 294 (29.73%) Active Directory
2 144 (14.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 56 (5.66%) Hyper-V
4 45 (4.55%) ISA Server
5 36 (3.64%) vSphere
6 28 (2.83%) XenApp
7 23 (2.33%) Microsoft App-V
8 20 (2.02%) Terminal Services
9 18 (1.82%) VMware ESX
9 18 (1.82%) XenDesktop
10 12 (1.21%) XenServer
11 11 (1.11%) VMware ESXi
12 9 (0.91%) Samba
12 9 (0.91%) NFS
13 5 (0.51%) VMware Workstation
14 4 (0.40%) Oracle RMAN
14 4 (0.40%) KVM
15 3 (0.30%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 2 (0.20%) Firmware
17 1 (0.10%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 93 (9.40%) SCCM
2 76 (7.68%) HP Quality Center
3 71 (7.18%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 64 (6.47%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 61 (6.17%) SCOM
6 58 (5.86%) NetBackup
7 43 (4.35%) EMC NetWorker
8 18 (1.82%) WSUS
8 18 (1.82%) Netcool
9 13 (1.31%) McAfee ePO
10 12 (1.21%) EdgeSight
11 10 (1.01%) HP UCMDB
12 9 (0.91%) nmon
13 4 (0.40%) HP SIM
13 4 (0.40%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
13 4 (0.40%) Legato
13 4 (0.40%) Veritas Storage Foundation
13 4 (0.40%) Tivoli Storage Manager
14 3 (0.30%) ARCserve
14 3 (0.30%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 283 (28.61%) Microsoft
2 164 (16.58%) VMware
3 162 (16.38%) HP
4 158 (15.98%) Fujitsu
5 102 (10.31%) Cisco
6 94 (9.50%) Citrix
7 88 (8.90%) Oracle
8 68 (6.88%) Veritas
9 58 (5.86%) McAfee
9 58 (5.86%) Juniper
10 56 (5.66%) EMC
11 50 (5.06%) Meridio
12 42 (4.25%) IBM
13 34 (3.44%) Sophos
14 29 (2.93%) F5
15 26 (2.63%) CheckPoint
15 26 (2.63%) Sun
16 23 (2.33%) StorageTek
17 21 (2.12%) CA
18 18 (1.82%) Red Hat
Berkshire
Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £18500 - £23000 per annum + £1,200 DV Clearance allowance
Posted: 19 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £41000 - £42000 per annum + £1,200 DV Clearance allowance
Posted: 19 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £34000 - £35000 per annum + £1,200 DV allowance
Posted: 19 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £17000 - £18300 per annum + £1,200 DV allowance
Posted: 19 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 per annum + £1,200 DV Clearance allowance
Posted: 19 hours ago
Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 per annum + £1,200 DV allowance
Posted: 19 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £17000 per annum + £1,200 DV Clearance allowance
Posted: 19 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Computer People
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Salary to be discussed on application
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + 20% Commission
Posted: 4 days ago
Berkshire
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Competitive Salary and package
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
CISCO SYSTEMS LTD
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £0000 - £9999 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £0000 - £9999 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 5 days ago