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 30 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Clearance
Rank 81 100 78
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -22
Permanent jobs citing Security Cleared 2964 3123 3967
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 3.23% 3.02% 3.52%
As % of the Qualifications category 12.24% 11.11% 12.82%
Number of salaries quoted 1994 2305 2868
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
Security Cleared
UK

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
24217 28107 30952
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 26.43% 27.17% 27.48%
Number of salaries quoted 19836 22455 24731
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%

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 30 June 2016.

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 30 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -8 912 £45,000 - 108
London -11 695 £60,000 +9.09% 103
South West +12 570 £45,000 +5.88% 103
East of England +21 215 £42,500 -15.00% 26
West Midlands -5 192 £49,000 - 52
East Midlands +65 106 £38,500 -14.44% 7
North West -25 104 £42,500 +13.33% 31
Yorkshire +17 86 £45,000 +12.50% 10
North East 0 34 £44,000 +14.28% 16
Midlands - 4 £56,250 - 3
Security Cleared
UK

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 June 2016, 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 3930 (63.67%) SC Cleared
2 1367 (22.15%) DV Cleared
3 1335 (21.63%) Windows
4 1193 (19.33%) Microsoft
5 1115 (18.07%) Java
6 1086 (17.60%) Agile Software Development
7 1064 (17.24%) ITIL
8 1031 (16.70%) Linux
9 973 (15.76%) Cybersecurity
10 938 (15.20%) Finance
10 938 (15.20%) Degree
11 844 (13.67%) C
12 821 (13.30%) Firewall
13 794 (12.86%) SQL
14 787 (12.75%) Oracle
15 773 (12.52%) VMware
16 705 (11.42%) Cisco
17 648 (10.50%) C++
18 585 (9.48%) JavaScript
18 585 (9.48%) MS Excel
19 582 (9.43%) C#
20 581 (9.41%) Software Engineering
21 580 (9.40%) Active Directory
22 572 (9.27%) SQL Server
23 533 (8.64%) Cisco Certification
24 521 (8.44%) Python
25 506 (8.20%) Information Security
26 505 (8.18%) HTML
26 505 (8.18%) Unix
26 505 (8.18%) Telecoms

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
1 271 (4.39%) SharePoint
2 188 (3.05%) MS Exchange
3 143 (2.32%) Apache
4 137 (2.22%) JBoss
5 129 (2.09%) WebLogic
6 127 (2.06%) Skype for Business
7 117 (1.90%) Exchange Server 2010
8 107 (1.73%) Tomcat
9 101 (1.64%) IIS
10 84 (1.36%) Elasticsearch
11 82 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2007
12 72 (1.17%) WebSphere
13 65 (1.05%) Apache Pig
13 65 (1.05%) SharePoint 2013
14 63 (1.02%) Apache Spark
15 58 (0.94%) SAS
15 58 (0.94%) SharePoint 2010
16 51 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2013
17 50 (0.81%) Alfresco
18 43 (0.70%) Joomla!
Applications
1 585 (9.48%) MS Excel
2 266 (4.31%) MS Office
3 70 (1.13%) MS Project
4 54 (0.87%) MS Visio
5 53 (0.86%) MS PowerPoint
6 28 (0.45%) Spreadsheet
7 20 (0.32%) OmniGraffle
8 18 (0.29%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 14 (0.23%) Mingle
10 10 (0.16%) SPSS
11 9 (0.15%) Adobe Illustrator
12 6 (0.097%) 3ds Max
12 6 (0.097%) Maple
12 6 (0.097%) Maya
12 6 (0.097%) Photoshop
13 5 (0.081%) RoboHelp
13 5 (0.081%) Simulink
14 4 (0.065%) AutoCAD
14 4 (0.065%) InfoPath
15 3 (0.049%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 53 (0.86%) Oracle EBS
2 49 (0.79%) Dynamics CRM
3 36 (0.58%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 29 (0.47%) Oracle EBS R12
4 29 (0.47%) Remedy ITSM
5 18 (0.29%) Oracle Payroll
6 16 (0.26%) SAP ERP
6 16 (0.26%) SAP FI
7 15 (0.24%) SAP HR
8 14 (0.23%) Oracle HRMS
9 13 (0.21%) Oracle Applications
9 13 (0.21%) Oracle BPM
10 12 (0.19%) SAP HCM
11 11 (0.18%) Oracle General Ledger
11 11 (0.18%) Oracle Payables
11 11 (0.18%) Oracle Receivables
12 10 (0.16%) SAP CO
12 10 (0.16%) SAP FI/CO
13 9 (0.15%) Maximo
13 9 (0.15%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 154 (2.50%) Amazon AWS
2 150 (2.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 135 (2.19%) Office 365
4 122 (1.98%) SaaS
5 53 (0.86%) IaaS
6 43 (0.70%) PaaS
7 36 (0.58%) Cloud Computing
8 30 (0.49%) Azure Active Directory
9 23 (0.37%) GitHub
10 13 (0.21%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 12 (0.19%) SuccessFactors
12 11 (0.18%) Amazon S3
13 9 (0.15%) Google Cloud Platform
14 7 (0.11%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 6 (0.097%) Heroku
16 5 (0.081%) Amazon EC2
16 5 (0.081%) Google Analytics
17 3 (0.049%) SoftLayer
18 2 (0.032%) Google Play
18 2 (0.032%) Oracle CX
Communications & Networking
1 821 (13.30%) Firewall
2 374 (6.06%) WAN
3 350 (5.67%) LAN
4 347 (5.62%) TCP/IP
5 333 (5.40%) Network Security
6 306 (4.96%) VPN
7 217 (3.52%) DNS
8 208 (3.37%) Wireless
9 200 (3.24%) Internet
10 192 (3.11%) SAN
11 156 (2.53%) Cisco ASA
12 147 (2.38%) MPLS
13 142 (2.30%) DHCP
14 108 (1.75%) SSL
15 95 (1.54%) BGP
16 83 (1.34%) Intrusion Detection
17 80 (1.30%) Cisco Nexus
18 76 (1.23%) OSPF
19 74 (1.20%) HTTP
20 71 (1.15%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 572 (9.27%) SQL Server
2 326 (5.28%) Big Data
3 243 (3.94%) Hadoop
4 214 (3.47%) Oracle Database
5 179 (2.90%) MongoDB
6 152 (2.46%) NoSQL
7 142 (2.30%) MySQL
8 121 (1.96%) Relational Database
9 105 (1.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 92 (1.49%) GIS
11 90 (1.46%) Oracle Database 11g
12 82 (1.33%) Data Warehouse
13 72 (1.17%) PostgreSQL
14 71 (1.15%) Apache Hive
15 66 (1.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 55 (0.89%) SQL Server 2008
17 49 (0.79%) QlikView
17 49 (0.79%) RDBMS
18 47 (0.76%) SQL Server 2012
19 44 (0.71%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 181 (2.93%) JIRA
2 177 (2.87%) Jenkins
3 163 (2.64%) Selenium
4 148 (2.40%) Git (software)
5 132 (2.14%) Subversion
6 123 (1.99%) Visual Studio
7 110 (1.78%) Maven
8 109 (1.77%) JUnit
9 107 (1.73%) Team Foundation Server
10 78 (1.26%) Metasploit
11 75 (1.22%) Cucumber
12 66 (1.07%) Ant
12 66 (1.07%) Rational DOORS
13 54 (0.87%) Jasmine
14 45 (0.73%) Eclipse
14 45 (0.73%) Moq
14 45 (0.73%) TestNG
15 42 (0.68%) Apache Ivy
15 42 (0.68%) WebDriver
16 41 (0.66%) LoadRunner
General
1 938 (15.20%) Finance
2 505 (8.18%) Telecoms
3 188 (3.05%) Manufacturing
4 172 (2.79%) Military
5 150 (2.43%) Marketing
6 137 (2.22%) Electronics
7 125 (2.03%) Retail
8 124 (2.01%) Banking
9 120 (1.94%) Legal
10 98 (1.59%) Aerospace
11 64 (1.04%) Games
12 59 (0.96%) Publishing
13 55 (0.89%) Local Government
14 52 (0.84%) Automotive
15 41 (0.66%) Law
16 38 (0.62%) Back Office
17 27 (0.44%) Billing
17 27 (0.44%) Front Office
18 26 (0.42%) Multimedia
19 23 (0.37%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 778 (12.61%) Developer
2 773 (12.52%) Analyst
3 740 (11.99%) Architect
4 734 (11.89%) Consultant
5 394 (6.38%) Network Engineer
6 393 (6.37%) Security Consultant
7 348 (5.64%) Support Engineer
8 257 (4.16%) Software Engineer
9 205 (3.32%) Security Architect
10 198 (3.21%) Java Developer
11 196 (3.18%) Security Engineer
12 192 (3.11%) Administrator
13 177 (2.87%) Systems Engineer
14 172 (2.79%) Software Developer
15 161 (2.61%) Tester
16 153 (2.48%) Security Analyst
17 152 (2.46%) Solutions Architect
18 146 (2.37%) Support Analyst
19 140 (2.27%) Project Manager
20 139 (2.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 505 (8.18%) HTML
2 494 (8.00%) .NET
3 341 (5.52%) CSS
4 298 (4.83%) XML
5 284 (4.60%) Web Services
6 251 (4.07%) HTML5
7 191 (3.09%) J2EE
8 163 (2.64%) Spring
9 152 (2.46%) jQuery
10 143 (2.32%) ASP.NET
11 134 (2.17%) SOAP
12 132 (2.14%) CSS3
13 121 (1.96%) Hibernate
14 118 (1.91%) AngularJS
15 107 (1.73%) JSON
16 100 (1.62%) REST
17 94 (1.52%) Java EE
18 92 (1.49%) Middleware
19 79 (1.28%) Dojo
20 75 (1.22%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 466 (7.55%) Analytical Skills
2 375 (6.08%) Computer Science
3 361 (5.85%) Management Information System
4 253 (4.10%) Data Centre
5 160 (2.59%) CESG
6 152 (2.46%) PKI
7 149 (2.41%) Mathematics
8 147 (2.38%) Cybercrime
9 130 (2.11%) Mobile App
10 128 (2.07%) Driving Licence
11 119 (1.93%) Security Operations Centre
12 116 (1.88%) Visualisation
13 105 (1.70%) Clustering
14 100 (1.62%) User Experience
15 84 (1.36%) Embedded Systems
16 75 (1.22%) Cyberthreat
17 71 (1.15%) Blackberry
18 62 (1.00%) Cyber Attack
19 56 (0.91%) Replication
20 53 (0.86%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 1335 (21.63%) Windows
2 1031 (16.70%) Linux
3 505 (8.18%) Unix
4 490 (7.94%) Windows Server
5 335 (5.43%) Windows Server 2008
6 258 (4.18%) Windows Server 2012
7 236 (3.82%) Windows Server 2003
8 178 (2.88%) Windows 7
9 171 (2.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 168 (2.72%) Android
11 128 (2.07%) Solaris
12 124 (2.01%) Apple iOS
13 111 (1.80%) CentOS
14 65 (1.05%) Mac OS X
14 65 (1.05%) Windows XP
15 54 (0.87%) AIX
16 53 (0.86%) Windows 8
17 45 (0.73%) VxWorks
17 45 (0.73%) Windows 10
18 43 (0.70%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 1086 (17.60%) Agile Software Development
2 1064 (17.24%) ITIL
3 973 (15.76%) Cybersecurity
4 581 (9.41%) Software Engineering
5 506 (8.20%) Information Security
6 473 (7.66%) Project Management
7 386 (6.25%) Presales
8 375 (6.08%) Service Delivery
9 356 (5.77%) Mentoring
9 356 (5.77%) Security Architecture
10 342 (5.54%) Open Source
11 327 (5.30%) Penetration Testing
12 322 (5.22%) Scrum
13 317 (5.14%) Analytics
14 308 (4.99%) UML
15 289 (4.68%) Service Management
16 287 (4.65%) PRINCE2
17 278 (4.50%) Configuration Management
18 272 (4.41%) TOGAF
19 262 (4.24%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 1115 (18.07%) Java
2 844 (13.67%) C
3 794 (12.86%) SQL
4 648 (10.50%) C++
5 585 (9.48%) JavaScript
6 582 (9.43%) C#
7 521 (8.44%) Python
8 212 (3.43%) Perl
9 195 (3.16%) PowerShell
10 183 (2.97%) Ruby
11 175 (2.84%) PHP
12 161 (2.61%) Bash Shell
13 144 (2.33%) VB
14 133 (2.15%) PL/SQL
15 114 (1.85%) VB.NET
16 104 (1.69%) Shell Script
17 98 (1.59%) Scala
18 83 (1.34%) Objective-C
19 77 (1.25%) T-SQL
20 54 (0.87%) R
Qualifications
1 3930 (63.67%) SC Cleared
2 1367 (22.15%) DV Cleared
3 938 (15.20%) Degree
4 533 (8.64%) Cisco Certification
5 387 (6.27%) CISSP
6 383 (6.21%) CCNA
7 290 (4.70%) CCNP
8 236 (3.82%) Microsoft Certification
9 200 (3.24%) CREST Certified
10 190 (3.08%) CISM
11 133 (2.15%) CESG Certified Professional
12 132 (2.14%) MCSE
13 124 (2.01%) ISEB
14 121 (1.96%) ISTQB
15 101 (1.64%) CLAS
16 97 (1.57%) CHECK Team Leader
16 97 (1.57%) ITIL Certification
16 97 (1.57%) JNCIS
17 96 (1.56%) JNCIA
18 93 (1.51%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 355 (5.75%) SLA
2 337 (5.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 200 (3.24%) QA
4 113 (1.83%) PCI DSS
5 91 (1.47%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 59 (0.96%) Disclosure Scotland
7 57 (0.92%) RMADS
8 44 (0.71%) JSP 440
9 38 (0.62%) Data Quality
10 27 (0.44%) ISO 9001
11 25 (0.41%) COBIT
12 19 (0.31%) GPG13
13 15 (0.24%) FISMA
14 13 (0.21%) HMG Infosec
14 13 (0.21%) ISO22301
15 11 (0.18%) ISO27002
16 8 (0.13%) DO-178B
16 8 (0.13%) DO-254
17 7 (0.11%) Def Stans
18 5 (0.081%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 580 (9.40%) Active Directory
2 444 (7.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 183 (2.97%) vSphere
4 153 (2.48%) Hyper-V
5 78 (1.26%) VMware ESXi
6 71 (1.15%) XenApp
7 56 (0.91%) Docker
8 53 (0.86%) VMware ESX
9 50 (0.81%) Firmware
10 48 (0.78%) vCloud
11 46 (0.75%) Microsoft App-V
12 39 (0.63%) Oracle RAC
13 37 (0.60%) Virtual Machines
14 27 (0.44%) Terminal Services
15 26 (0.42%) Apache ZooKeeper
16 24 (0.39%) Forefront TMG
17 22 (0.36%) Snort
17 22 (0.36%) XenDesktop
18 20 (0.32%) Virtual Servers
19 18 (0.29%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 192 (3.11%) SCCM
2 130 (2.11%) Puppet
3 109 (1.77%) Nessus
4 103 (1.67%) SCOM
5 72 (1.17%) Nmap
6 68 (1.10%) NetBackup
7 63 (1.02%) Ansible
8 49 (0.79%) Microsoft Clustering
9 45 (0.73%) Oracle RMAN
10 44 (0.71%) Opscode Chef
11 40 (0.65%) McAfee ePO
12 39 (0.63%) WSUS
13 36 (0.58%) HP SIM
14 35 (0.57%) Data Guard
15 33 (0.53%) Microsoft Intune
16 32 (0.52%) Backup Exec
17 30 (0.49%) Forefront Identity Manager
17 30 (0.49%) Norton AntiVirus
18 29 (0.47%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
18 29 (0.47%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 1193 (19.33%) Microsoft
2 787 (12.75%) Oracle
3 773 (12.52%) VMware
4 705 (11.42%) Cisco
5 360 (5.83%) Juniper
6 300 (4.86%) HP
7 218 (3.53%) Citrix
8 205 (3.32%) CheckPoint
9 184 (2.98%) IBM
10 169 (2.74%) Red Hat
11 146 (2.37%) SAP
12 132 (2.14%) F5
13 126 (2.04%) EMC
14 125 (2.03%) Symantec
15 106 (1.72%) Palo Alto
16 104 (1.69%) Dell
17 88 (1.43%) NetApp
18 85 (1.38%) Remedy
19 80 (1.30%) Intel Security
20 74 (1.20%) SolarWinds
Essex
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 14 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Negotiable + bonus + pension
Posted: 6 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Negotiable + bonus + shift allowance
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £50000 - £58000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Gatwick, West Sussex
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 7 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: £45000 - £55000 Per Annum Home Based
Posted: 13 hours ago
Berkshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: TBC
Posted: 8 hours ago
Egham, Surrey
Connectus
Salary: £20000 per annum + £2,000p/a bonus
Posted: 14 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000 - £70,000 base + competitive package
Posted: 11 hours ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Metaskil
Salary: £Highly competitive + bens
Posted: 7 hours ago
Barrow-In-Furness, Cumbria
FT Select
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + Pension, Medical
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 14 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £38,000 - £60,000 base + competitive package
Posted: 11 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Negotiable + bonus + pension
Posted: 6 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Accenture
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
South East
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £65,000 - £110,000+ plus unrivalled benefits package
Posted: 14 hours ago
Worthing, West Sussex
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £0.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
South West London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Negotiable + bonus + shift allowance
Posted: 6 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Raytheon
Posted: 8 hours ago
Gloucestershire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 7 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Infosec People Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Accenture
Salary: From £26,100 to £42,700 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 7 hours ago
Gloucestershire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 7 hours ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £33000 - £42000 per annum + Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 7 hours ago