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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Clearance
Rank 22 30 30
Rank change year-on-year
+8 0
Permanent jobs citing Security Cleared 493 382 352
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 9.00% 7.04% 6.73%
As % of the Qualifications category 23.94% 20.45% 19.49%
Number of salaries quoted 307 197 146
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,800 £32,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.00%
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
2059 1868 1806
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 37.60% 34.41% 34.54%
Number of salaries quoted 1349 1304 1434
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £29,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,500 £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 26 January 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 26 January 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 +4 268 £45,000 -5.26% 43
Bracknell -1 116 £47,500 -1.04% 2
Maidenhead +3 27 £57,500 +4.54% 7
Slough +9 13 £32,500 -30.85%
Thatcham - 5 £31,250 -
Windsor - 4 £75,000 -
Ascot - 2 £60,000 -
Newbury - 1 - -
Wokingham - 1 £35,000 -
Security Cleared
South East

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 26 January 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.

1 816 (81.11%) SC Cleared
2 507 (50.40%) Windows
3 337 (33.50%) DV Cleared
4 304 (30.22%) Microsoft
5 286 (28.43%) Active Directory
6 274 (27.24%) Windows Server 2003
7 259 (25.75%) Finance
8 247 (24.55%) Telecoms
9 235 (23.36%) SQL
10 202 (20.08%) Fujitsu
11 199 (19.78%) ITIL
12 187 (18.59%) VMware
13 182 (18.09%) Retail
14 167 (16.60%) MS Excel
14 167 (16.60%) VMware Infrastructure
15 148 (14.71%) HP
16 144 (14.31%) Windows XP
17 143 (14.21%) Windows Server 2008
18 141 (14.02%) Incident Management
19 127 (12.62%) DNS
20 122 (12.13%) PowerShell
21 118 (11.73%) Citrix
22 117 (11.63%) Cisco
23 116 (11.53%) MS Exchange
24 109 (10.83%) Oracle
24 109 (10.83%) Windows 7
25 108 (10.74%) Linux
26 100 (9.94%) SharePoint
27 97 (9.64%) Mentoring
28 90 (8.95%) Firewall

Security Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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
1 116 (11.53%) MS Exchange
2 100 (9.94%) SharePoint
3 79 (7.85%) Exchange Server 2003
4 71 (7.06%) IIS
5 62 (6.16%) Apache
6 58 (5.77%) SharePoint 2010
7 46 (4.57%) Exchange Server 2010
8 43 (4.27%) SharePoint Server
9 37 (3.68%) Live Communications Server
10 36 (3.58%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 27 (2.68%) Exchange Server 5.5
12 24 (2.39%) WebLogic
13 21 (2.09%) MS Project Server
14 20 (1.99%) BizTalk Server
14 20 (1.99%) WebSphere
15 19 (1.89%) Tomcat
16 18 (1.79%) Lync
17 17 (1.69%) JBoss
18 13 (1.29%) Exchange Server 2007
19 11 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 167 (16.60%) MS Excel
2 69 (6.86%) MS Office
3 24 (2.39%) MS Project
4 15 (1.49%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.40%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.20%) Mathematica
Business Applications
1 27 (2.68%) Oracle EBS
2 21 (2.09%) Oracle ERP
3 17 (1.69%) Oracle EBS R12
4 4 (0.40%) Oracle Applications
4 4 (0.40%) Hyperion Planning
5 3 (0.30%) Oracle iRecruitment
6 2 (0.20%) SAP GRC
6 2 (0.20%) HFM
7 1 (0.099%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.099%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.30%) Taleo
1 3 (0.30%) SaaS
2 1 (0.099%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 127 (12.62%) DNS
2 90 (8.95%) Firewall
3 73 (7.26%) DHCP
4 56 (5.57%) LAN
5 54 (5.37%) TCP/IP
6 49 (4.87%) SAN
7 43 (4.27%) WAN
8 42 (4.17%) Network Security
9 32 (3.18%) VPN
10 30 (2.98%) MPLS
11 29 (2.88%) Internet
12 26 (2.58%) Wireless
13 24 (2.39%) Fibre Channel
14 21 (2.09%) NAS
14 21 (2.09%) Ethernet
15 20 (1.99%) ISDN
16 18 (1.79%) ATM
17 16 (1.59%) OSPF
17 16 (1.59%) BGP
18 15 (1.49%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (6.56%) SQL Server
2 64 (6.36%) EDRMS
3 53 (5.27%) IDOL
4 8 (0.80%) Essbase
4 8 (0.80%) Oracle Database
5 7 (0.70%) Oracle BI EE
5 7 (0.70%) Big Data
5 7 (0.70%) Oracle Database 11g
5 7 (0.70%) Oracle Discoverer
6 6 (0.60%) MS Access
7 5 (0.50%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (0.40%) Oracle Database 10g
8 4 (0.40%) NoSQL
8 4 (0.40%) Oracle Exadata
9 3 (0.30%) Oracle Reports
9 3 (0.30%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 3 (0.30%) Relational Database
9 3 (0.30%) SQL Server 2005
9 3 (0.30%) RDBMS
10 2 (0.20%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 46 (4.57%) TestDirector
2 41 (4.08%) LoadRunner
3 37 (3.68%) QuickTest Pro
4 25 (2.49%) WinRunner
5 24 (2.39%) Subversion
6 21 (2.09%) Jenkins
7 18 (1.79%) Maven
8 17 (1.69%) Oracle Forms
9 9 (0.89%) SilkPerformer
9 9 (0.89%) JIRA
10 7 (0.70%) Selenium
10 7 (0.70%) MSI
11 5 (0.50%) Talend Open Studio
11 5 (0.50%) Team Foundation Server
12 4 (0.40%) Trac
12 4 (0.40%) Bugzilla
12 4 (0.40%) StarTeam
12 4 (0.40%) JUnit
13 3 (0.30%) Visual Studio
13 3 (0.30%) MSTest
General
1 259 (25.75%) Finance
2 247 (24.55%) Telecoms
3 182 (18.09%) Retail
4 24 (2.39%) Banking
5 18 (1.79%) Legal
6 17 (1.69%) Back Office
7 16 (1.59%) Marketing
8 8 (0.80%) Multimedia
9 5 (0.50%) Military
10 4 (0.40%) Electronics
11 3 (0.30%) Manufacturing
11 3 (0.30%) Aerospace
12 2 (0.20%) Games
12 2 (0.20%) German Language
12 2 (0.20%) Polish Language
12 2 (0.20%) Advertising
12 2 (0.20%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.099%) Publishing
13 1 (0.099%) Billing
Job Titles
1 207 (20.58%) Support Engineer
2 163 (16.20%) Consultant
3 100 (9.94%) Architect
4 88 (8.75%) Analyst
5 81 (8.05%) 2nd Line Support
6 79 (7.85%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 57 (5.67%) Security Consultant
8 47 (4.67%) 3rd Line Support
9 44 (4.37%) Test Analyst
9 44 (4.37%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 34 (3.38%) Project Manager
10 34 (3.38%) Senior Analyst
11 33 (3.28%) Messaging Engineer
12 32 (3.18%) Messaging Support Engineer
12 32 (3.18%) Problem Manager
12 32 (3.18%) Test Consultant
13 30 (2.98%) Developer
13 30 (2.98%) Senior Architect
14 29 (2.88%) Escalation Manager
15 27 (2.68%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (3.28%) XML
2 26 (2.58%) HTML
3 19 (1.89%) J2EE
3 19 (1.89%) JSP
4 18 (1.79%) .NET
5 15 (1.49%) Regular Expression
6 12 (1.19%) Ajax
7 10 (0.99%) WCF
8 9 (0.89%) CSS
9 8 (0.80%) Web Services
10 7 (0.70%) SOAP
10 7 (0.70%) jQuery
11 6 (0.60%) ASP.NET
11 6 (0.60%) Middleware
12 5 (0.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 4 (0.40%) AngularJS
13 4 (0.40%) JSON
13 4 (0.40%) Hibernate
13 4 (0.40%) Spring
14 3 (0.30%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 87 (8.65%) Analytical Skills
2 78 (7.75%) Statistics
3 71 (7.06%) Clustering
4 48 (4.77%) Replication
5 44 (4.37%) Management Information System
6 37 (3.68%) Blackberry
7 23 (2.29%) PKI
7 23 (2.29%) Video Conferencing
8 22 (2.19%) Computer Science
9 17 (1.69%) RMADS
10 12 (1.19%) Enterprise Software
11 11 (1.09%) CESG
11 11 (1.09%) CESG CLAS
12 10 (0.99%) Social Media
13 9 (0.89%) Enterprise Storage
14 7 (0.70%) Fat Client
14 7 (0.70%) Mainframe
14 7 (0.70%) Thin Client
15 6 (0.60%) Taxonomies
16 5 (0.50%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 507 (50.40%) Windows
2 274 (27.24%) Windows Server 2003
3 144 (14.31%) Windows XP
4 143 (14.21%) Windows Server 2008
5 109 (10.83%) Windows 7
6 108 (10.74%) Linux
7 63 (6.26%) UNIX
8 32 (3.18%) Windows 2000
9 30 (2.98%) Windows 2000 Server
10 18 (1.79%) Solaris
11 17 (1.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 15 (1.49%) Windows Server 2012
13 13 (1.29%) CentOS
14 10 (0.99%) AIX
15 5 (0.50%) Android
16 2 (0.20%) Apple iOS
16 2 (0.20%) Windows 8
16 2 (0.20%) Debian
16 2 (0.20%) Ubuntu
17 1 (0.099%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 199 (19.78%) ITIL
2 141 (14.02%) Incident Management
3 97 (9.64%) Mentoring
4 75 (7.46%) Root Cause Analysis
5 69 (6.86%) Software Distribution
6 68 (6.76%) Problem Management
7 63 (6.26%) Disaster Recovery
8 62 (6.16%) Migration
8 62 (6.16%) Release Management
9 56 (5.57%) Project Management
9 56 (5.57%) Coaching
10 52 (5.17%) Test Scripting
11 50 (4.97%) Time Management
11 50 (4.97%) Performance Monitoring
12 49 (4.87%) Security Architecture
12 49 (4.87%) Service Management
13 45 (4.47%) Stakeholder Management
14 44 (4.37%) Information Security
15 43 (4.27%) PRINCE2
16 41 (4.08%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 235 (23.36%) SQL
2 122 (12.13%) PowerShell
3 35 (3.48%) VBScript
4 33 (3.28%) Java
5 29 (2.88%) C#
5 29 (2.88%) VB
6 20 (1.99%) PHP
7 19 (1.89%) C
8 18 (1.79%) JavaScript
9 10 (0.99%) PL/SQL
9 10 (0.99%) XPath
10 7 (0.70%) Delphi
10 7 (0.70%) VBA
10 7 (0.70%) Pascal
10 7 (0.70%) Shell Script
11 6 (0.60%) C++
12 4 (0.40%) VB.NET
13 3 (0.30%) Python
14 2 (0.20%) MATLAB
14 2 (0.20%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 816 (81.11%) SC Cleared
2 337 (33.50%) DV Cleared
3 65 (6.46%) Cisco Certification
4 64 (6.36%) ISEB
5 63 (6.26%) Degree
6 55 (5.47%) CISSP
7 42 (4.17%) ISTQB
8 33 (3.28%) CCNA
8 33 (3.28%) Microsoft Certification
9 30 (2.98%) MCP
9 30 (2.98%) MCSE
10 27 (2.68%) CCNP
11 21 (2.09%) CISM
11 21 (2.09%) BC Cleared
12 16 (1.59%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 16 (1.59%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 16 (1.59%) CCA
12 16 (1.59%) Citrix Certification
13 14 (1.39%) JNCIS
14 13 (1.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 79 (7.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 76 (7.55%) SLA
3 17 (1.69%) QA
4 14 (1.39%) PCI DSS
5 7 (0.70%) Data Quality
6 4 (0.40%) GPG13
7 3 (0.30%) JSP 440
8 2 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (0.20%) COBIT
System Software
1 286 (28.43%) Active Directory
2 167 (16.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 55 (5.47%) ISA Server
4 51 (5.07%) Hyper-V
5 41 (4.08%) vSphere
6 33 (3.28%) XenApp
7 25 (2.49%) VMware ESX
8 21 (2.09%) Terminal Services
8 21 (2.09%) VMware ESXi
8 21 (2.09%) XenDesktop
9 19 (1.89%) Microsoft App-V
10 14 (1.39%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 10 (0.99%) XenServer
12 9 (0.89%) NFS
12 9 (0.89%) VMware Workstation
12 9 (0.89%) Samba
13 4 (0.40%) Oracle RMAN
14 2 (0.20%) Firmware
14 2 (0.20%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 2 (0.20%) Snort
Systems Management
1 85 (8.45%) HP Quality Center
2 82 (8.15%) SCCM
3 77 (7.65%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 73 (7.26%) NetBackup
5 63 (6.26%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 56 (5.57%) SCOM
7 35 (3.48%) EMC NetWorker
8 26 (2.58%) Netcool
9 15 (1.49%) McAfee ePO
9 15 (1.49%) EdgeSight
10 12 (1.19%) WSUS
11 10 (0.99%) Zenoss
12 9 (0.89%) HP UCMDB
12 9 (0.89%) nmon
13 6 (0.60%) Veritas Storage Foundation
13 6 (0.60%) Unicenter
14 5 (0.50%) Oracle EDQ
15 4 (0.40%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
15 4 (0.40%) ARCserve
15 4 (0.40%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 304 (30.22%) Microsoft
2 202 (20.08%) Fujitsu
3 187 (18.59%) VMware
4 148 (14.71%) HP
5 118 (11.73%) Citrix
6 117 (11.63%) Cisco
7 109 (10.83%) Oracle
8 81 (8.05%) Veritas
9 68 (6.76%) Juniper
10 67 (6.66%) McAfee
11 65 (6.46%) Meridio
12 60 (5.96%) EMC
13 37 (3.68%) IBM
14 36 (3.58%) Sophos
15 35 (3.48%) F5
16 25 (2.49%) CheckPoint
17 23 (2.29%) Sun
18 20 (1.99%) StorageTek
18 20 (1.99%) AppSense
19 19 (1.89%) CA
Bracknell, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + £Neg Salary + 5% Bonus
Posted: 50 minutes ago
Reading, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + £6,300 Car + 15% Bonus
Posted: 51 minutes ago
Reading, Berkshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £65k - 80k per year + 20% Commission
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
LA International
Salary: £1 - £2 per annum + Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Negotiable depending on experience
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £17000 per annum + £1,200 DV Clearance allowance
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 per annum + £1,200 DV Clearance allowance
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £0000 - £9999 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £34000 - £35000 per annum + £1,200 DV allowance
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + car + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £34900 per annum + £1,200 DV Allowance
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £42000 per annum + £1,200 DV Clearance allowance
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £70000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago