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 24 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Clearance
UK / England
Rank 104 87 80
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -7
Permanent jobs citing Security Cleared 2193 2962 3460
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 2.78% 3.11% 3.48%
As % of the Qualifications category 11.24% 11.23% 12.68%
Number of salaries quoted 1491 2162 2621
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,038 £30,000 £31,250
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,500
% change year-on-year
- -1.09%

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
19506 26368 27289
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 24.70% 27.65% 27.42%
Number of salaries quoted 15479 21365 21879
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 £27,500 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £67,500 £71,000
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 24 February 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 24 February 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 -8 658 £47,500 +5.55% 145
South West +3 625 £42,000 -1.17% 75
London -59 375 £55,000 -0.45% 104
North West +13 158 £37,500 -16.66% 12
East of England +4 119 £42,500 -22.72% 23
West Midlands -37 94 £45,000 - 23
East Midlands +7 83 £47,500 - 12
Yorkshire -33 57 £43,250 -3.88% 13
North East +4 9 £37,000 +34.54% 4
Security Cleared
UK

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 February 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 2988 (59.03%) SC Cleared
2 1379 (27.24%) DV Cleared
3 1092 (21.57%) Agile Software Development
4 1036 (20.47%) Java
5 1034 (20.43%) ITIL
6 985 (19.46%) Windows
7 942 (18.61%) Microsoft
8 940 (18.57%) C
9 936 (18.49%) Linux
10 793 (15.67%) Degree
11 766 (15.13%) Cybersecurity
12 729 (14.40%) Software Engineering
13 625 (12.35%) SQL
14 587 (11.60%) JavaScript
15 582 (11.50%) C#
15 582 (11.50%) C++
16 572 (11.30%) VMware
17 543 (10.73%) Firewall
18 529 (10.45%) Oracle
19 515 (10.17%) Information Security
20 512 (10.11%) MS Excel
21 492 (9.72%) Python
22 470 (9.28%) Cisco
23 465 (9.19%) HTML
24 461 (9.11%) Finance
25 460 (9.09%) Active Directory
26 431 (8.51%) Analytical Skills
27 427 (8.44%) VMware Infrastructure
28 425 (8.40%) Unix
29 420 (8.30%) Scrum

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
1 186 (3.67%) WebLogic
2 168 (3.32%) SharePoint
3 136 (2.69%) JBoss
4 131 (2.59%) Apache
5 127 (2.51%) MS Exchange
6 104 (2.05%) IIS
7 101 (2.00%) Elasticsearch
8 95 (1.88%) Apache Pig
9 91 (1.80%) WebSphere
10 79 (1.56%) Apache Spark
11 75 (1.48%) Confluence
12 74 (1.46%) BizTalk Server
13 73 (1.44%) Tomcat
14 56 (1.11%) Skype for Business
15 53 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2010
16 51 (1.01%) Oracle SOA Suite
17 48 (0.95%) Alfresco
18 45 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2007
19 43 (0.85%) SharePoint 2010
20 38 (0.75%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 512 (10.11%) MS Excel
2 269 (5.31%) MS Office
3 83 (1.64%) MS Project
4 67 (1.32%) MS PowerPoint
5 34 (0.67%) MS Visio
6 17 (0.34%) Photoshop
7 11 (0.22%) Adobe Illustrator
8 10 (0.20%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 9 (0.18%) AutoCAD
9 9 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
10 8 (0.16%) 3ds Max
10 8 (0.16%) InfoPath
10 8 (0.16%) Maya
10 8 (0.16%) Simulink
11 7 (0.14%) Acrobat
11 7 (0.14%) OmniGraffle
12 5 (0.099%) S-PLUS
13 4 (0.079%) GNU Octave
13 4 (0.079%) SOLIDWORKS
14 3 (0.059%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 33 (0.65%) Dynamics CRM
2 31 (0.61%) Remedy ITSM
2 31 (0.61%) Sentinel
3 29 (0.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 25 (0.49%) SAP FI
5 24 (0.47%) Dynamics AX
6 23 (0.45%) SAP CO
6 23 (0.45%) SAP FI/CO
7 19 (0.38%) Oracle ERP
8 16 (0.32%) SAP HR
9 15 (0.30%) Oracle EBS
10 14 (0.28%) assyst
11 13 (0.26%) Oracle EBS R12
12 12 (0.24%) Oracle CRM
12 12 (0.24%) SAP MM
12 12 (0.24%) SAP PP
13 11 (0.22%) SAP PS
14 9 (0.18%) Primavera
14 9 (0.18%) SAP HCM
15 8 (0.16%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 169 (3.34%) Microsoft Azure
2 159 (3.14%) Amazon AWS
3 120 (2.37%) Office 365
4 81 (1.60%) SaaS
5 72 (1.42%) GitHub
6 59 (1.17%) Cloud Computing
7 48 (0.95%) PaaS
8 35 (0.69%) IaaS
9 28 (0.55%) Amazon S3
10 26 (0.51%) Google Cloud Platform
11 18 (0.36%) Amazon EC2
12 12 (0.24%) Taleo
13 11 (0.22%) Azure Active Directory
13 11 (0.22%) SuccessFactors
14 6 (0.12%) Boomi
14 6 (0.12%) Google Analytics
14 6 (0.12%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 5 (0.099%) Responsys
16 3 (0.059%) AWS CloudFormation
16 3 (0.059%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 543 (10.73%) Firewall
2 284 (5.61%) LAN
3 260 (5.14%) DNS
4 251 (4.96%) TCP/IP
5 225 (4.44%) WAN
6 198 (3.91%) Network Security
7 157 (3.10%) DHCP
8 130 (2.57%) HTTP
9 122 (2.41%) VPN
10 119 (2.35%) Wireless
11 115 (2.27%) Cisco ASA
12 114 (2.25%) MPLS
12 114 (2.25%) SSL
13 109 (2.15%) OSPF
14 107 (2.11%) Internet
15 105 (2.07%) BGP
16 85 (1.68%) Intrusion Detection
17 72 (1.42%) Wi-Fi
18 66 (1.30%) FTP
19 64 (1.26%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 359 (7.09%) SQL Server
2 246 (4.86%) Big Data
3 217 (4.29%) Hadoop
4 211 (4.17%) MongoDB
5 161 (3.18%) MySQL
6 133 (2.63%) Relational Database
7 117 (2.31%) NoSQL
8 99 (1.96%) Oracle Database
9 95 (1.88%) Apache Hive
10 87 (1.72%) RDBMS
11 76 (1.50%) SQL Server 2008
12 62 (1.22%) Oracle Database 11g
12 62 (1.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 51 (1.01%) GIS
14 42 (0.83%) SQL Server 2005
15 35 (0.69%) Oracle Reports
16 33 (0.65%) PostgreSQL
17 32 (0.63%) MS Access
18 31 (0.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 27 (0.53%) OrientDB
Development Applications
1 216 (4.27%) Selenium
2 182 (3.60%) JIRA
3 173 (3.42%) Jenkins
4 131 (2.59%) Team Foundation Server
5 121 (2.39%) Cucumber
6 120 (2.37%) Visual Studio
7 112 (2.21%) Maven
8 109 (2.15%) JUnit
9 101 (2.00%) Git (software)
10 76 (1.50%) Rational DOORS
11 73 (1.44%) Subversion
12 63 (1.24%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 59 (1.17%) LoadRunner
14 41 (0.81%) Oracle Forms
15 40 (0.79%) JMeter
16 39 (0.77%) Eclipse
17 35 (0.69%) Metasploit
18 32 (0.63%) Ant
19 30 (0.59%) HP UFT
20 26 (0.51%) TeamCity
General
1 461 (9.11%) Finance
2 349 (6.89%) Telecoms
3 188 (3.71%) Military
4 168 (3.32%) Manufacturing
5 120 (2.37%) Marketing
6 102 (2.02%) Legal
7 98 (1.94%) Aerospace
8 79 (1.56%) Electronics
9 77 (1.52%) Publishing
10 75 (1.48%) Retail
11 70 (1.38%) Banking
12 64 (1.26%) Games
13 28 (0.55%) Law
14 27 (0.53%) Local Government
15 20 (0.40%) Multimedia
16 18 (0.36%) Back Office
17 13 (0.26%) Advertising
17 13 (0.26%) Automotive
18 10 (0.20%) Avionics
18 10 (0.20%) Billing
Job Titles
1 669 (13.22%) Developer
2 513 (10.13%) Analyst
3 488 (9.64%) Consultant
4 390 (7.70%) Software Engineer
5 383 (7.57%) Architect
6 241 (4.76%) Support Engineer
7 225 (4.44%) Network Engineer
8 201 (3.97%) Systems Engineer
9 190 (3.75%) Java Developer
10 182 (3.60%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 167 (3.30%) Software Developer
12 151 (2.98%) Administrator
13 147 (2.90%) Test Engineer
14 145 (2.86%) Java Engineer
15 136 (2.69%) Java Software Engineer
16 123 (2.43%) Senior Developer
17 122 (2.41%) Security Architect
18 119 (2.35%) Project Manager
19 115 (2.27%) Security Manager
19 115 (2.27%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 465 (9.19%) HTML
2 362 (7.15%) Web Services
3 350 (6.91%) .NET
4 292 (5.77%) CSS
5 274 (5.41%) XML
6 214 (4.23%) Spring
7 210 (4.15%) J2EE
8 189 (3.73%) AngularJS
9 177 (3.50%) HTML5
10 150 (2.96%) ASP.NET
10 150 (2.96%) Java EE
11 142 (2.81%) jQuery
12 140 (2.77%) Hibernate
13 118 (2.33%) REST
14 115 (2.27%) SOAP
15 108 (2.13%) JSON
16 101 (2.00%) CSS3
17 96 (1.90%) Node.js
18 91 (1.80%) RESTful
19 82 (1.62%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 431 (8.51%) Analytical Skills
2 399 (7.88%) Management Information System
3 277 (5.47%) Computer Science
4 240 (4.74%) Data Centre
5 140 (2.77%) PKI
6 119 (2.35%) CESG
7 106 (2.09%) Driving Licence
8 74 (1.46%) User Experience
9 73 (1.44%) Cyberthreat
10 72 (1.42%) Security Operations Centre
11 64 (1.26%) Cyber Defence
12 58 (1.15%) Algorithms
13 56 (1.11%) Cybercrime
14 53 (1.05%) Clustering
14 53 (1.05%) Cyber Attack
15 51 (1.01%) CMDB
16 40 (0.79%) Mobile App
17 37 (0.73%) Embedded Systems
18 36 (0.71%) Blackberry
19 34 (0.67%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 985 (19.46%) Windows
2 936 (18.49%) Linux
3 425 (8.40%) Unix
4 301 (5.95%) Windows Server
5 177 (3.50%) Windows Server 2008
6 174 (3.44%) Windows Server 2012
7 154 (3.04%) Android
8 126 (2.49%) Windows 7
9 113 (2.23%) Apple iOS
10 86 (1.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 85 (1.68%) Solaris
12 79 (1.56%) CentOS
13 75 (1.48%) Windows Server 2003
14 73 (1.44%) Windows 10
15 49 (0.97%) Windows 8
16 41 (0.81%) AIX
17 33 (0.65%) Mac OS X
18 28 (0.55%) Windows XP
19 25 (0.49%) VxWorks
20 23 (0.45%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 1092 (21.57%) Agile Software Development
2 1034 (20.43%) ITIL
3 766 (15.13%) Cybersecurity
4 729 (14.40%) Software Engineering
5 515 (10.17%) Information Security
6 420 (8.30%) Scrum
7 394 (7.78%) Project Management
8 392 (7.74%) Service Delivery
9 367 (7.25%) Service Management
10 304 (6.01%) Open Source
11 289 (5.71%) DevOps
12 271 (5.35%) Stakeholder Management
13 260 (5.14%) SDLC
14 249 (4.92%) Penetration Testing
15 246 (4.86%) Risk Management
16 242 (4.78%) Infrastructure Management
17 233 (4.60%) Presales
18 227 (4.48%) Continuous Integration
19 225 (4.44%) Incident Management
20 221 (4.37%) Customer Requirements
Programming Languages
1 1036 (20.47%) Java
2 940 (18.57%) C
3 625 (12.35%) SQL
4 587 (11.60%) JavaScript
5 582 (11.50%) C#
5 582 (11.50%) C++
6 492 (9.72%) Python
7 225 (4.44%) PowerShell
8 201 (3.97%) Perl
9 169 (3.34%) Ruby
10 142 (2.81%) Bash Shell
11 107 (2.11%) PHP
12 95 (1.88%) VB
13 78 (1.54%) Shell Script
14 70 (1.38%) Scala
15 65 (1.28%) PL/SQL
16 64 (1.26%) Objective-C
17 57 (1.13%) Groovy
18 51 (1.01%) T-SQL
19 50 (0.99%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2988 (59.03%) SC Cleared
2 1379 (27.24%) DV Cleared
3 793 (15.67%) Degree
4 414 (8.18%) Cisco Certification
5 372 (7.35%) CISSP
6 267 (5.27%) CCNA
7 230 (4.54%) CISM
8 217 (4.29%) Microsoft Certification
9 194 (3.83%) CCNP
10 149 (2.94%) MCSE
11 146 (2.88%) ITIL Certification
12 139 (2.75%) SANS
13 137 (2.71%) ISTQB
14 135 (2.67%) CEH
15 118 (2.33%) GIAC
16 117 (2.31%) CISA
17 113 (2.23%) ISEB
18 108 (2.13%) BC Cleared
19 102 (2.02%) BPSS Clearance
20 100 (1.98%) CESG Certified Professional
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 349 (6.89%) SLA
2 237 (4.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 120 (2.37%) PCI DSS
4 96 (1.90%) QA
5 56 (1.11%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 41 (0.81%) RMADS
7 37 (0.73%) Disclosure Scotland
7 37 (0.73%) GPG13
8 35 (0.69%) JSP 440
9 30 (0.59%) COBIT
10 22 (0.43%) ISO 9001
11 20 (0.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 17 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 17799
13 13 (0.26%) Def Stans
13 13 (0.26%) DO-178B
14 12 (0.24%) MISRA
15 11 (0.22%) JTAG
16 10 (0.20%) Data Quality
17 9 (0.18%) GCP
18 7 (0.14%) GDPR
System Software
1 460 (9.09%) Active Directory
2 427 (8.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 209 (4.13%) Hyper-V
4 120 (2.37%) vSphere
5 61 (1.21%) Docker
6 49 (0.97%) Firmware
7 39 (0.77%) Oracle RAC
7 39 (0.77%) Snort
8 34 (0.67%) XenApp
9 33 (0.65%) Microsoft App-V
10 31 (0.61%) VMware ESXi
11 23 (0.45%) vCloud
12 20 (0.40%) Forefront TMG
13 19 (0.38%) Virtual Desktop
13 19 (0.38%) VMware Workstation
14 18 (0.36%) Virtual Machines
14 18 (0.36%) VMware ESX
14 18 (0.36%) XenDesktop
15 16 (0.32%) NFS
16 14 (0.28%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 178 (3.52%) SCCM
2 102 (2.02%) Puppet
3 75 (1.48%) NetBackup
4 65 (1.28%) SCOM
5 61 (1.21%) Ansible
6 57 (1.13%) Nagios
7 56 (1.11%) Nessus
7 56 (1.11%) Opscode Chef
8 50 (0.99%) Nmap
9 49 (0.97%) HP Quality Center
10 45 (0.89%) Backup Exec
11 37 (0.73%) SCOrch
12 35 (0.69%) Oracle RMAN
13 29 (0.57%) Data Guard
13 29 (0.57%) Juniper STRM
14 24 (0.47%) WSUS
15 22 (0.43%) Microsoft Clustering
16 17 (0.34%) OpenView Configuration Management
17 16 (0.32%) Oracle Identity Management
17 16 (0.32%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 942 (18.61%) Microsoft
2 572 (11.30%) VMware
3 529 (10.45%) Oracle
4 470 (9.28%) Cisco
5 279 (5.51%) Juniper
6 211 (4.17%) HP
7 189 (3.73%) SAP
8 174 (3.44%) IBM
9 154 (3.04%) Red Hat
10 142 (2.81%) Citrix
11 95 (1.88%) F5
12 89 (1.76%) CheckPoint
13 62 (1.22%) EMC
14 60 (1.19%) Palo Alto
15 56 (1.11%) Remedy
16 55 (1.09%) NetApp
17 54 (1.07%) Atlassian
18 45 (0.89%) Fujitsu
18 45 (0.89%) Google
19 43 (0.85%) Dell
Bristol, Avon
CPS Group UK
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Work from Home, Pension, Bonus
Posted: 4 hours ago
Surbiton, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £42000 - £55000 per annum + BUPA + Pension
Posted: 1 hour ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
CGI
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £55,000-£65,000 base (plus package)
Posted: 8 hours ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 7 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Great Benefits + Company
Posted: 1 hour ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Hook, Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Competitive Salary Package
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Bristol, Avon
Harris Global
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum + excellent benefits package!
Posted: 6 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 7 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Competitive Salary Package
Posted: 7 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: 40,000 - 60,000 + package
Posted: 6 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
set2recruit
Salary: From £38,000 to £50,000 per annum +pension + healthcare
Posted: 8 hours ago
Oxfordshire
set2recruit
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum Bonus + pension + private medical + life assur
Posted: 1 hour ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + bonus, pension, 25 days holiday
Posted: 7 hours ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £42000 - £47000 per annum + + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: Yesterday
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum plus generous rewards and benefits packages in
Posted: Yesterday
North West
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Competitive + bonus + pension
Posted: 7 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
set2recruit
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Ely, Cambridgeshire
Cyber Team
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum EXCELLENT BENEFITS PACKAGE
Posted: 2 hours ago
Eastleigh, Hampshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 55,000 - 75,000 plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
CGI
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Competitive Salary Package
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
set2recruit
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum Bonus + pension + private medical + life assur
Posted: 1 hour ago
Bristol, Avon
Morson International
Salary: £80000.00 - £90000.00 per annum + Pension, Healthcare + more
Posted: Yesterday