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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Clearance
Rank 27 22 28
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +6
Permanent jobs citing Security Cleared 416 495 420
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 7.54% 8.59% 7.74%
As % of the Qualifications category 20.25% 25.75% 21.60%
Number of salaries quoted 242 290 116
Average salary £54,250 £48,500 £46,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.85% +4.86%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £31,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £56,250
UK excluding London average salary £46,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +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
2054 1922 1944
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 37.25% 33.37% 35.83%
Number of salaries quoted 1355 1304 1387
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £30,500
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 24 April 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 24 April 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 -2 267 £53,500 +12.63% 30
Bracknell -17 45 £45,000 +1.69% 3
Maidenhead +7 23 £55,000 +83.33% 2
Windsor -11 8 £75,000 +172.72%
Slough -22 7 £42,500 -22.72% 4
Newbury +8 2 £41,000 -25.45%
Wokingham +11 1 - -
Security Cleared
South East

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 707 (77.10%) SC Cleared
2 401 (43.73%) Windows
3 290 (31.62%) DV Cleared
4 252 (27.48%) Active Directory
5 246 (26.83%) Microsoft
6 237 (25.85%) ITIL
7 186 (20.28%) Finance
8 164 (17.88%) Windows Server 2003
9 161 (17.56%) SQL
10 152 (16.58%) HP
11 150 (16.36%) Telecoms
12 137 (14.94%) VMware
13 136 (14.83%) MS Excel
14 123 (13.41%) Cisco
15 118 (12.87%) VMware Infrastructure
16 115 (12.54%) Firewall
17 109 (11.89%) Windows Server 2008
18 104 (11.34%) Linux
19 100 (10.91%) Windows 7
20 92 (10.03%) PowerShell
21 91 (9.92%) Fujitsu
21 91 (9.92%) Incident Management
22 90 (9.81%) DNS
22 90 (9.81%) SCCM
23 89 (9.71%) SLA
24 88 (9.60%) TCP/IP
24 88 (9.60%) Windows XP
24 88 (9.60%) Analytical Skills
25 85 (9.27%) Cyber Security
26 80 (8.72%) Information Security

Security Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 71 (7.74%) MS Exchange
2 68 (7.42%) SharePoint
3 39 (4.25%) Exchange Server 2003
4 38 (4.14%) IIS
5 36 (3.93%) SharePoint Server
6 33 (3.60%) Exchange Server 2010
7 32 (3.49%) Apache
8 29 (3.16%) SharePoint 2010
9 25 (2.73%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 23 (2.51%) Live Communications Server
11 19 (2.07%) Lync
12 14 (1.53%) Exchange Server 5.5
12 14 (1.53%) WebSphere
13 10 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2007
14 9 (0.98%) JBoss
14 9 (0.98%) WebLogic
15 8 (0.87%) ArcGIS
16 7 (0.76%) MS Project Server
17 6 (0.65%) Tomcat
18 5 (0.55%) Joomla!
Applications
1 136 (14.83%) MS Excel
2 62 (6.76%) MS Office
3 17 (1.85%) MS Visio
4 14 (1.53%) MS Project
5 11 (1.20%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.11%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.11%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 11 (1.20%) Oracle EBS
1 11 (1.20%) Oracle EBS R12
2 9 (0.98%) Oracle ERP
3 8 (0.87%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 7 (0.76%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (0.22%) SAP SCM
5 2 (0.22%) SAP LE
5 2 (0.22%) SAP GRC
5 2 (0.22%) SAP WM
6 1 (0.11%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 8 (0.87%) Office 365
2 6 (0.65%) SaaS
3 3 (0.33%) Taleo
4 2 (0.22%) Responsys
5 1 (0.11%) IaaS
5 1 (0.11%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.11%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 115 (12.54%) Firewall
2 90 (9.81%) DNS
3 88 (9.60%) TCP/IP
4 59 (6.43%) SAN
5 56 (6.11%) DHCP
6 49 (5.34%) LAN
7 41 (4.47%) WAN
8 36 (3.93%) Network Security
9 34 (3.71%) Fibre Channel
9 34 (3.71%) Wireless
10 26 (2.84%) NAS
11 21 (2.29%) VoIP
12 19 (2.07%) Internet
13 18 (1.96%) Wireshark
14 14 (1.53%) Cisco Nexus
14 14 (1.53%) MPLS
14 14 (1.53%) Ethernet
15 13 (1.42%) NetScaler
16 11 (1.20%) iSCSI
17 10 (1.09%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (6.00%) SQL Server
2 33 (3.60%) EDRMS
3 30 (3.27%) IDOL
4 16 (1.74%) Big Data
5 12 (1.31%) NoSQL
6 10 (1.09%) SQL Server 2005
7 6 (0.65%) Data Mining
7 6 (0.65%) Hadoop
8 5 (0.55%) Oracle Database
8 5 (0.55%) MySQL
8 5 (0.55%) Oracle Database 10g
9 4 (0.44%) Oracle Database 11g
9 4 (0.44%) Oracle Reports
10 3 (0.33%) Relational Database
10 3 (0.33%) SQL Server 2008
11 2 (0.22%) SQL Server 2012
11 2 (0.22%) Oracle Database 12c
11 2 (0.22%) Oracle Exadata
11 2 (0.22%) Oracle9i Database
11 2 (0.22%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 28 (3.05%) LoadRunner
2 23 (2.51%) TestDirector
3 21 (2.29%) QuickTest Pro
4 8 (0.87%) MSI
4 8 (0.87%) Jenkins
5 7 (0.76%) WinRunner
6 6 (0.65%) Subversion
6 6 (0.65%) JIRA
6 6 (0.65%) Selenium
6 6 (0.65%) Oracle Forms
7 5 (0.55%) Visual Studio
7 5 (0.55%) Maven
7 5 (0.55%) Rational DOORS
8 4 (0.44%) Git (software)
8 4 (0.44%) Bugzilla
9 3 (0.33%) MSTest
10 2 (0.22%) ClearQuest
11 1 (0.11%) Team Foundation Server
11 1 (0.11%) WebDriver
11 1 (0.11%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 186 (20.28%) Finance
2 150 (16.36%) Telecoms
3 78 (8.51%) Retail
4 19 (2.07%) Marketing
5 16 (1.74%) Legal
6 15 (1.64%) Banking
7 9 (0.98%) Back Office
8 7 (0.76%) Arabic Language
8 7 (0.76%) French Language
8 7 (0.76%) German Language
9 6 (0.65%) Advertising
10 2 (0.22%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.22%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.22%) Polish Language
10 2 (0.22%) Military
11 1 (0.11%) Electronics
11 1 (0.11%) Publishing
11 1 (0.11%) Games
Job Titles
1 173 (18.87%) Support Engineer
2 154 (16.79%) Consultant
3 78 (8.51%) Architect
4 64 (6.98%) Security Consultant
5 54 (5.89%) 2nd Line Support
6 53 (5.78%) Analyst
6 53 (5.78%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 52 (5.67%) Project Manager
8 43 (4.69%) 3rd Line Support
9 39 (4.25%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 36 (3.93%) Security Engineer
11 34 (3.71%) Problem Manager
12 28 (3.05%) Senior Manager
13 25 (2.73%) Network Engineer
13 25 (2.73%) Integration Engineer
13 25 (2.73%) SAN Storage Engineer
13 25 (2.73%) Storage Engineer
13 25 (2.73%) SAN Engineer
14 24 (2.62%) EMC Engineer
14 24 (2.62%) EMC Storage Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (2.73%) Regular Expression
2 15 (1.64%) .NET
2 15 (1.64%) XML
3 13 (1.42%) HTML
4 12 (1.31%) Application Packaging
5 10 (1.09%) JSP
5 10 (1.09%) CGI
6 9 (0.98%) J2EE
7 8 (0.87%) ODBC
8 7 (0.76%) Web Services
9 6 (0.65%) CSS
9 6 (0.65%) Ajax
10 5 (0.55%) WCF
11 4 (0.44%) Software Packaging
11 4 (0.44%) jQuery
11 4 (0.44%) SOAP
12 3 (0.33%) AngularJS
12 3 (0.33%) WSH
12 3 (0.33%) JSON
13 2 (0.22%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 88 (9.60%) Analytical Skills
2 53 (5.78%) Replication
3 49 (5.34%) Clustering
4 43 (4.69%) Statistics
5 33 (3.60%) Management Information System
6 30 (3.27%) Computer Science
7 28 (3.05%) PKI
8 26 (2.84%) Blackberry
9 22 (2.40%) RMADS
10 18 (1.96%) Data Protection Act
11 16 (1.74%) Enterprise Storage
12 15 (1.64%) GIS
13 13 (1.42%) CESG
13 13 (1.42%) CESG CLAS
14 11 (1.20%) Social Media
15 9 (0.98%) Open Source
16 8 (0.87%) Blog
17 7 (0.76%) Enterprise Software
17 7 (0.76%) Mainframe
18 6 (0.65%) e-Health
Operating Systems
1 401 (43.73%) Windows
2 164 (17.88%) Windows Server 2003
3 109 (11.89%) Windows Server 2008
4 104 (11.34%) Linux
5 100 (10.91%) Windows 7
6 88 (9.60%) Windows XP
7 54 (5.89%) UNIX
8 24 (2.62%) Windows 2000
9 23 (2.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 19 (2.07%) Windows Server 2012
11 14 (1.53%) CentOS
12 9 (0.98%) Windows 2000 Server
12 9 (0.98%) AIX
13 5 (0.55%) Solaris
13 5 (0.55%) Android
14 2 (0.22%) Mac OS X
14 2 (0.22%) Apple iOS
14 2 (0.22%) Oracle Linux
15 1 (0.11%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 237 (25.85%) ITIL
2 91 (9.92%) Incident Management
3 85 (9.27%) Cyber Security
4 80 (8.72%) Information Security
5 73 (7.96%) Root Cause Analysis
6 71 (7.74%) Mentoring
7 62 (6.76%) PRINCE2
7 62 (6.76%) Project Management
8 61 (6.65%) Performance Monitoring
9 60 (6.54%) Service Management
10 58 (6.32%) Problem Management
11 53 (5.78%) SIEM
12 52 (5.67%) Configuration Management
12 52 (5.67%) Stakeholder Management
13 50 (5.45%) Agile Software Development
14 49 (5.34%) Disaster Recovery
15 42 (4.58%) Coaching
16 41 (4.47%) Security Architecture
17 38 (4.14%) Network Design
18 37 (4.03%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 161 (17.56%) SQL
2 92 (10.03%) PowerShell
3 38 (4.14%) VBScript
4 35 (3.82%) VB
5 31 (3.38%) C#
6 26 (2.84%) Java
6 26 (2.84%) C
7 11 (1.20%) C++
8 10 (1.09%) JavaScript
8 10 (1.09%) Python
9 8 (0.87%) PHP
10 7 (0.76%) Perl
11 6 (0.65%) VBA
11 6 (0.65%) Bash Shell
12 5 (0.55%) Pascal
12 5 (0.55%) Delphi
13 4 (0.44%) Shell Script
14 2 (0.22%) Ruby
14 2 (0.22%) VB.NET
14 2 (0.22%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 707 (77.10%) SC Cleared
2 290 (31.62%) DV Cleared
3 74 (8.07%) CISSP
4 71 (7.74%) Cisco Certification
5 61 (6.65%) Degree
6 55 (6.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 50 (5.45%) MCSE
8 48 (5.23%) CCNA
9 35 (3.82%) MCP
10 29 (3.16%) ISEB
11 27 (2.94%) CCNP
12 23 (2.51%) CISM
13 22 (2.40%) ISTQB
14 20 (2.18%) CCA
14 20 (2.18%) Citrix Certification
15 19 (2.07%) CISA
16 17 (1.85%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
17 13 (1.42%) BC Cleared
17 13 (1.42%) A+ Certification
17 13 (1.42%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 89 (9.71%) SLA
2 79 (8.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 45 (4.91%) PCI DSS
4 19 (2.07%) QA
5 12 (1.31%) GPG13
6 4 (0.44%) JSP 440
6 4 (0.44%) COBIT
6 4 (0.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 1 (0.11%) FISMA
System Software
1 252 (27.48%) Active Directory
2 118 (12.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 51 (5.56%) Hyper-V
4 32 (3.49%) ISA Server
5 30 (3.27%) XenApp
6 29 (3.16%) vSphere
7 27 (2.94%) XenDesktop
8 24 (2.62%) Microsoft App-V
9 22 (2.40%) Terminal Services
10 14 (1.53%) XenServer
11 9 (0.98%) Samba
11 9 (0.98%) NFS
12 6 (0.65%) KVM
13 5 (0.55%) Firmware
13 5 (0.55%) VMware ESX
14 4 (0.44%) VMware ESXi
15 2 (0.22%) Oracle RAC
16 1 (0.11%) Snort
16 1 (0.11%) Xen
16 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 90 (9.81%) SCCM
2 55 (6.00%) SCOM
3 49 (5.34%) EMC NetWorker
4 44 (4.80%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 42 (4.58%) HP Quality Center
6 39 (4.25%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 37 (4.03%) NetBackup
8 23 (2.51%) WSUS
9 13 (1.42%) EdgeSight
10 12 (1.31%) HP SIM
11 9 (0.98%) nmon
12 8 (0.87%) Netcool
13 5 (0.55%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
13 5 (0.55%) HP UCMDB
14 4 (0.44%) Puppet
14 4 (0.44%) McAfee ePO
14 4 (0.44%) Oracle RMAN
15 3 (0.33%) Veritas Storage Foundation
15 3 (0.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
15 3 (0.33%) Legato
Vendors
1 246 (26.83%) Microsoft
2 152 (16.58%) HP
3 137 (14.94%) VMware
4 123 (13.41%) Cisco
5 91 (9.92%) Fujitsu
6 69 (7.52%) Citrix
7 67 (7.31%) Juniper
8 62 (6.76%) Oracle
9 45 (4.91%) EMC
10 44 (4.80%) Veritas
11 41 (4.47%) IBM
12 39 (4.25%) CheckPoint
13 36 (3.93%) McAfee
13 36 (3.93%) Meridio
14 35 (3.82%) F5
15 30 (3.27%) Sun
16 25 (2.73%) StorageTek
17 24 (2.62%) CA
18 22 (2.40%) Brocade
19 21 (2.29%) Red Hat
Reading, Berkshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £300 to £350 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £34000 - £35000 per annum + £1,200 DV allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £22741 - £23941 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £22979 - £24179 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 per annum + £1,200 DV allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: Unspecified Excellent Basic + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Salary: Excellent salary and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
CGI
Salary: £30000 - £42000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Attractive Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £17000 - £40000 per annum + Uplift and Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Uplift, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £22000.00 - £24000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Berkshire
Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Negotiable + package
Posted: 4 days ago
Berkshire
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £47000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Computer People
Salary: £55000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 6 days ago