The table below looks at the statistics for Security Cleared in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Security Cleared over the 3 months to 21 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Clearance
UK / England
Rank 95 103 70
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -33
Permanent jobs citing Security Cleared 2352 2682 3692
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 3.02% 2.88% 3.76%
As % of the Qualifications category 12.00% 10.35% 13.57%
Number of salaries quoted 1595 1908 2837
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,900 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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

Qualifications Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
19593 25920 27203
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 25.19% 27.80% 27.74%
Number of salaries quoted 15598 20973 21872
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £66,850 £70,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

Security Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of job ads across the England region citing Security Cleared as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Security Cleared Jobs Demand Trend in England

Security Cleared
Salary Trend in England

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

Security Cleared Salary Trend in England

Security Cleared
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Security Cleared across the England region over the 3 months to 21 January 2017.

Security Cleared Salary Histogram in England

Security Cleared
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Cleared within the England region over the 3 months to 21 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East +2 720 £47,500 +10.46% 116
South West +5 633 £42,500 - 80
London -34 405 £52,500 -4.54% 75
North West +28 167 £35,000 -28.20% 27
West Midlands +17 129 £45,000 +5.88% 20
East of England -9 109 £42,500 -20.93% 16
East Midlands +8 84 £47,500 +58.33% 15
Yorkshire -25 71 £42,500 -2.85% 8
North East +11 25 £40,000 +45.45% 11
Security Cleared
UK

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, IT jobs citing Security Cleared also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region with a requirement for Security Cleared.

1 3137 (58.28%) SC Cleared
2 1540 (28.61%) DV Cleared
3 1193 (22.16%) Agile Software Development
4 1096 (20.36%) ITIL
5 1064 (19.77%) Java
6 1059 (19.67%) Windows
7 1033 (19.19%) Microsoft
8 991 (18.41%) Linux
9 955 (17.74%) C
10 852 (15.83%) Cybersecurity
11 808 (15.01%) Degree
12 691 (12.84%) Software Engineering
13 666 (12.37%) SQL
14 617 (11.46%) C#
15 615 (11.42%) VMware
16 611 (11.35%) Firewall
16 611 (11.35%) C++
17 607 (11.28%) JavaScript
18 567 (10.53%) Oracle
19 552 (10.25%) MS Excel
20 541 (10.05%) Finance
21 540 (10.03%) Cisco
22 532 (9.88%) Python
23 527 (9.79%) Information Security
24 507 (9.42%) HTML
25 494 (9.18%) Active Directory
26 492 (9.14%) Cisco Certification
27 464 (8.62%) Scrum
28 457 (8.49%) VMware Infrastructure
29 450 (8.36%) Unix

Security Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 187 (3.47%) SharePoint
2 179 (3.33%) WebLogic
3 149 (2.77%) MS Exchange
4 128 (2.38%) JBoss
5 125 (2.32%) Apache
6 113 (2.10%) IIS
7 109 (2.02%) Elasticsearch
8 108 (2.01%) Apache Pig
9 88 (1.63%) Apache Spark
10 87 (1.62%) WebSphere
11 79 (1.47%) BizTalk Server
12 75 (1.39%) Confluence
13 65 (1.21%) Exchange Server 2010
14 63 (1.17%) Tomcat
15 60 (1.11%) Skype for Business
16 58 (1.08%) SharePoint 2010
17 56 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2007
18 54 (1.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
19 46 (0.85%) SharePoint 2013
20 43 (0.80%) Alfresco
Applications
1 552 (10.25%) MS Excel
2 288 (5.35%) MS Office
3 98 (1.82%) MS Project
4 79 (1.47%) MS PowerPoint
5 41 (0.76%) MS Visio
6 18 (0.33%) Spreadsheet
7 15 (0.28%) Photoshop
8 12 (0.22%) Adobe Illustrator
8 12 (0.22%) AutoCAD
9 10 (0.19%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 9 (0.17%) Simulink
11 8 (0.15%) 3ds Max
11 8 (0.15%) InfoPath
11 8 (0.15%) Maya
12 6 (0.11%) Acrobat
12 6 (0.11%) SOLIDWORKS
13 5 (0.093%) S-PLUS
14 4 (0.074%) GNU Octave
14 4 (0.074%) OmniGraffle
15 3 (0.056%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 43 (0.80%) Dynamics CRM
2 36 (0.67%) Remedy ITSM
3 33 (0.61%) Sentinel
4 29 (0.54%) Dynamics AX
5 26 (0.48%) SAP FI
5 26 (0.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 24 (0.45%) SAP HR
7 20 (0.37%) Oracle ERP
7 20 (0.37%) SAP CO
7 20 (0.37%) SAP FI/CO
8 14 (0.26%) Oracle EBS
8 14 (0.26%) SAP HCM
9 13 (0.24%) assyst
9 13 (0.24%) Primavera
9 13 (0.24%) SAP PS
10 12 (0.22%) Maximo
10 12 (0.22%) Oracle CRM
10 12 (0.22%) Oracle EBS R12
10 12 (0.22%) SAP MM
10 12 (0.22%) SAP PP
Cloud Services
1 184 (3.42%) Microsoft Azure
2 152 (2.82%) Amazon AWS
3 122 (2.27%) Office 365
4 89 (1.65%) SaaS
5 72 (1.34%) GitHub
6 67 (1.24%) PaaS
7 64 (1.19%) Cloud Computing
8 49 (0.91%) IaaS
9 27 (0.50%) Google Cloud Platform
10 23 (0.43%) Amazon S3
11 18 (0.33%) Amazon EC2
12 16 (0.30%) SuccessFactors
13 13 (0.24%) Azure Active Directory
14 12 (0.22%) Taleo
15 6 (0.11%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 5 (0.093%) Google Analytics
17 3 (0.056%) Responsys
18 2 (0.037%) Google Drive
18 2 (0.037%) iPaaS
18 2 (0.037%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 611 (11.35%) Firewall
2 310 (5.76%) LAN
3 286 (5.31%) TCP/IP
4 276 (5.13%) DNS
5 256 (4.76%) WAN
6 247 (4.59%) Network Security
7 164 (3.05%) DHCP
8 129 (2.40%) HTTP
9 128 (2.38%) Cisco ASA
10 127 (2.36%) VPN
11 120 (2.23%) MPLS
11 120 (2.23%) Wireless
12 114 (2.12%) OSPF
12 114 (2.12%) SSL
13 112 (2.08%) BGP
14 107 (1.99%) Internet
15 88 (1.63%) Intrusion Detection
16 69 (1.28%) Wi-Fi
17 65 (1.21%) FTP
18 61 (1.13%) Junos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 384 (7.13%) SQL Server
2 282 (5.24%) Big Data
3 234 (4.35%) MongoDB
4 233 (4.33%) Hadoop
5 183 (3.40%) MySQL
6 135 (2.51%) NoSQL
7 125 (2.32%) Relational Database
8 114 (2.12%) Oracle Database
9 110 (2.04%) Apache Hive
10 85 (1.58%) RDBMS
11 77 (1.43%) SQL Server 2008
12 68 (1.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 67 (1.24%) Oracle Database 11g
14 57 (1.06%) GIS
15 42 (0.78%) Apache Cassandra
16 41 (0.76%) PostgreSQL
17 37 (0.69%) SQL Server 2005
18 33 (0.61%) Neo4j
18 33 (0.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 31 (0.58%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 196 (3.64%) Selenium
2 189 (3.51%) JIRA
3 151 (2.81%) Jenkins
4 135 (2.51%) Team Foundation Server
5 124 (2.30%) Visual Studio
6 113 (2.10%) Cucumber
7 101 (1.88%) Maven
8 97 (1.80%) JUnit
9 87 (1.62%) Git (software)
10 84 (1.56%) Rational DOORS
11 77 (1.43%) Subversion
12 57 (1.06%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 49 (0.91%) LoadRunner
14 44 (0.82%) Metasploit
15 37 (0.69%) Eclipse
15 37 (0.69%) Oracle Forms
16 30 (0.56%) Ant
17 27 (0.50%) JMeter
18 26 (0.48%) Jasmine
18 26 (0.48%) Moq
General
1 541 (10.05%) Finance
2 400 (7.43%) Telecoms
3 173 (3.21%) Military
4 168 (3.12%) Manufacturing
5 110 (2.04%) Marketing
6 107 (1.99%) Aerospace
7 105 (1.95%) Legal
8 83 (1.54%) Retail
9 81 (1.50%) Publishing
10 70 (1.30%) Games
11 66 (1.23%) Electronics
12 57 (1.06%) Banking
13 28 (0.52%) Back Office
14 26 (0.48%) Law
15 24 (0.45%) Local Government
16 23 (0.43%) Multimedia
17 12 (0.22%) Automotive
18 10 (0.19%) Advertising
18 10 (0.19%) Billing
19 9 (0.17%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 673 (12.50%) Developer
2 579 (10.76%) Analyst
3 501 (9.31%) Consultant
4 442 (8.21%) Architect
5 360 (6.69%) Software Engineer
6 267 (4.96%) Network Engineer
7 262 (4.87%) Support Engineer
8 209 (3.88%) Systems Engineer
9 191 (3.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 183 (3.40%) Java Developer
11 158 (2.94%) Administrator
12 156 (2.90%) Test Engineer
13 151 (2.81%) Project Manager
13 151 (2.81%) Software Developer
14 135 (2.51%) Solutions Architect
15 132 (2.45%) Senior Developer
16 127 (2.36%) Security Architect
17 126 (2.34%) Security Consultant
17 126 (2.34%) Tester
18 119 (2.21%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 507 (9.42%) HTML
2 387 (7.19%) .NET
3 371 (6.89%) Web Services
4 304 (5.65%) XML
5 303 (5.63%) CSS
6 228 (4.24%) Spring
7 213 (3.96%) J2EE
8 207 (3.85%) HTML5
9 202 (3.75%) AngularJS
10 178 (3.31%) Java EE
11 163 (3.03%) jQuery
12 158 (2.94%) ASP.NET
13 152 (2.82%) Hibernate
14 134 (2.49%) REST
15 112 (2.08%) Node.js
16 111 (2.06%) JSON
17 106 (1.97%) CSS3
18 103 (1.91%) SOAP
19 82 (1.52%) Middleware
20 73 (1.36%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 448 (8.32%) Management Information System
2 438 (8.14%) Analytical Skills
3 290 (5.39%) Computer Science
4 279 (5.18%) Data Centre
5 166 (3.08%) PKI
6 131 (2.43%) CESG
6 131 (2.43%) Driving Licence
7 121 (2.25%) Mathematics
8 96 (1.78%) Visualisation
9 78 (1.45%) Security Operations Centre
10 76 (1.41%) Cyberthreat
11 75 (1.39%) Cryptography
12 72 (1.34%) User Experience
13 67 (1.24%) Cyber Defence
14 64 (1.19%) Physics
15 61 (1.13%) Cybercrime
16 55 (1.02%) Cyber Attack
17 51 (0.95%) Private Cloud
18 50 (0.93%) Algorithms
18 50 (0.93%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 1059 (19.67%) Windows
2 991 (18.41%) Linux
3 450 (8.36%) Unix
4 325 (6.04%) Windows Server
5 209 (3.88%) Windows Server 2008
5 209 (3.88%) Windows Server 2012
6 167 (3.10%) Android
7 145 (2.69%) Windows 7
8 123 (2.28%) Apple iOS
9 99 (1.84%) Solaris
10 94 (1.75%) Windows Server 2003
11 79 (1.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 78 (1.45%) CentOS
13 74 (1.37%) Windows 10
14 58 (1.08%) Windows 8
15 41 (0.76%) AIX
16 32 (0.59%) Mac OS X
17 28 (0.52%) VxWorks
18 27 (0.50%) Ubuntu
19 26 (0.48%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1193 (22.16%) Agile Software Development
2 1096 (20.36%) ITIL
3 852 (15.83%) Cybersecurity
4 691 (12.84%) Software Engineering
5 527 (9.79%) Information Security
6 464 (8.62%) Scrum
7 428 (7.95%) Project Management
8 416 (7.73%) Service Delivery
9 374 (6.95%) Service Management
10 337 (6.26%) Open Source
11 303 (5.63%) Penetration Testing
12 285 (5.29%) Stakeholder Management
13 284 (5.28%) Infrastructure Management
14 276 (5.13%) Presales
15 272 (5.05%) SDLC
16 271 (5.03%) DevOps
17 245 (4.55%) Mentoring
18 234 (4.35%) Risk Management
19 229 (4.25%) Time Management
20 221 (4.11%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 1064 (19.77%) Java
2 955 (17.74%) C
3 666 (12.37%) SQL
4 617 (11.46%) C#
5 611 (11.35%) C++
6 607 (11.28%) JavaScript
7 532 (9.88%) Python
8 237 (4.40%) Perl
9 227 (4.22%) PowerShell
10 166 (3.08%) Ruby
11 150 (2.79%) Bash Shell
12 139 (2.58%) PHP
13 103 (1.91%) VB
14 87 (1.62%) Scala
15 86 (1.60%) Objective-C
16 74 (1.37%) PL/SQL
17 70 (1.30%) Shell Script
18 67 (1.24%) T-SQL
19 63 (1.17%) Groovy
20 61 (1.13%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3137 (58.28%) SC Cleared
2 1540 (28.61%) DV Cleared
3 808 (15.01%) Degree
4 492 (9.14%) Cisco Certification
5 398 (7.39%) CISSP
6 336 (6.24%) CCNA
7 279 (5.18%) Microsoft Certification
8 227 (4.22%) CCNP
9 225 (4.18%) CISM
10 186 (3.46%) MCSE
11 150 (2.79%) SANS
12 147 (2.73%) CEH
13 142 (2.64%) GIAC
14 140 (2.60%) ITIL Certification
15 131 (2.43%) ISTQB
16 125 (2.32%) BC Cleared
17 115 (2.14%) CISA
17 115 (2.14%) ISEB
18 109 (2.02%) CREST Certified
19 105 (1.95%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 368 (6.84%) SLA
2 282 (5.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 127 (2.36%) PCI DSS
4 112 (2.08%) QA
5 62 (1.15%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 41 (0.76%) Disclosure Scotland
7 37 (0.69%) RMADS
8 36 (0.67%) GPG13
8 36 (0.67%) JSP 440
9 33 (0.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 27 (0.50%) COBIT
11 18 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 17799
12 17 (0.32%) ISO 9001
13 15 (0.28%) MISRA
14 14 (0.26%) GDPR
15 13 (0.24%) GCP
15 13 (0.24%) JTAG
16 11 (0.20%) FISMA
17 10 (0.19%) DO-178B
18 8 (0.15%) Def Stans
System Software
1 494 (9.18%) Active Directory
2 457 (8.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 230 (4.27%) Hyper-V
4 110 (2.04%) vSphere
5 76 (1.41%) Docker
6 60 (1.11%) Firmware
7 44 (0.82%) XenApp
8 39 (0.72%) Oracle RAC
9 36 (0.67%) Microsoft App-V
9 36 (0.67%) VMware ESX
10 30 (0.56%) VMware ESXi
11 28 (0.52%) Snort
12 26 (0.48%) VMware Workstation
13 24 (0.45%) Terminal Services
13 24 (0.45%) Virtual Machines
14 23 (0.43%) Forefront TMG
15 22 (0.41%) Samba
16 21 (0.39%) vCloud
16 21 (0.39%) XenDesktop
17 20 (0.37%) NFS
Systems Management
1 181 (3.36%) SCCM
2 113 (2.10%) Puppet
3 85 (1.58%) SCOM
4 74 (1.37%) Nessus
5 73 (1.36%) NetBackup
6 64 (1.19%) Nagios
7 60 (1.11%) Ansible
8 58 (1.08%) Nmap
9 53 (0.98%) Backup Exec
9 53 (0.98%) HP Quality Center
10 52 (0.97%) Opscode Chef
11 34 (0.63%) Oracle RMAN
12 28 (0.52%) SCOrch
12 28 (0.52%) WSUS
13 26 (0.48%) Data Guard
14 25 (0.46%) Juniper STRM
15 24 (0.45%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
16 21 (0.39%) Forefront Identity Manager
17 19 (0.35%) MOM
18 17 (0.32%) OpenVAS
Vendors
1 1033 (19.19%) Microsoft
2 615 (11.42%) VMware
3 567 (10.53%) Oracle
4 540 (10.03%) Cisco
5 301 (5.59%) Juniper
6 200 (3.72%) HP
7 189 (3.51%) SAP
8 187 (3.47%) IBM
9 167 (3.10%) Red Hat
10 161 (2.99%) Citrix
11 107 (1.99%) F5
12 104 (1.93%) CheckPoint
13 74 (1.37%) Palo Alto
14 64 (1.19%) EMC
15 58 (1.08%) NetApp
15 58 (1.08%) Remedy
16 53 (0.98%) Atlassian
17 49 (0.91%) Dell
18 47 (0.87%) Symantec
19 45 (0.84%) Intel Security
London
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Portsmouth, Hampshire
AAP3
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
North East
Nigel Wright Consultancy
Salary: c £55,000 plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Sanderson
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £42000 - £47000 per annum + + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £21000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bolton, Lancashire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Acumin
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum bonus, medical, dental pension, childcare, tra
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Acumin
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum DOE
Posted: 2 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 37,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Vodafone
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Acumin
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum DOE
Posted: 2 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: Unspecified Competitive salary + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bolton, Lancashire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: Up to £24,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum plus generous rewards and benefits packages in
Posted: 2 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £27000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Acumin
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum bonus, medical, dental pension, childcare, tra
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Arden Resourcing Limited
Salary: £450.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Sanderson
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Sanderson
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Competitive Salary Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 - 45,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Sanderson
Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Sanderson
Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: From £48,000 to £60,000 per annum +15% Flexible Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Acumin
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Accenture
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago