The table below looks at the statistics for Security Cleared in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Security Cleared over the 3 months to 1 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Clearance
Rank 51 43 28
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -15
Permanent jobs citing Security Cleared 915 1200 1911
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 5.01% 5.65% 8.16%
As % of the Qualifications category 15.90% 17.95% 23.90%
Number of salaries quoted 597 856 1383
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -3.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £65,000 £71,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
Security Cleared
England

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

Qualifications Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
5756 6685 7996
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 31.50% 31.47% 34.13%
Number of salaries quoted 4669 5146 6326
Median salary £45,000 £44,750 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+0.55% +4.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%

Security Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Security Cleared Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Security Cleared
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Security Cleared Salary Trend in the South East

Security Cleared
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Security Cleared across the South East region over the 3 months to 1 July 2016.

Security Cleared Salary Histogram in the South East

Security Cleared
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Cleared within the South East region over the 3 months to 1 July 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
Hampshire -2 374 £39,250 -3.08% 59
Berkshire -18 204 £57,500 +15.00% 28
Surrey +16 133 £50,000 +11.11% 16
Oxfordshire +2 76 £48,750 +8.33% 5
Buckinghamshire -31 54 £40,000 - 5
East Sussex +23 25 £35,000 -6.66% 3
Kent +14 25 £40,000 -5.88% 1
West Sussex -14 10 £41,500 -7.77% 11
Thames Valley - 7 £100,000 -
Middlesex -4 1 - -
Security Cleared
England

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 South East region with a requirement for Security Cleared.

1 1255 (66.40%) SC Cleared
2 485 (25.66%) Windows
3 421 (22.28%) Linux
4 374 (19.79%) Microsoft
5 347 (18.36%) DV Cleared
6 337 (17.83%) ITIL
7 309 (16.35%) Cybersecurity
8 307 (16.24%) VMware
9 304 (16.08%) Java
10 295 (15.61%) Firewall
11 255 (13.49%) Agile Software Development
12 253 (13.39%) Finance
13 247 (13.07%) Degree
14 246 (13.02%) Cisco
15 244 (12.91%) C
16 223 (11.80%) SQL
17 222 (11.75%) Oracle
18 208 (11.01%) Active Directory
19 205 (10.85%) Telecoms
20 202 (10.69%) C++
21 201 (10.63%) Windows Server
22 198 (10.48%) MS Excel
23 181 (9.58%) Python
24 176 (9.31%) Cisco Certification
25 171 (9.05%) SQL Server
26 169 (8.94%) VMware Infrastructure
27 157 (8.31%) C#
28 150 (7.94%) Software Engineering
29 148 (7.83%) Unix
30 145 (7.67%) JavaScript

Security Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 87 (4.60%) SharePoint
2 51 (2.70%) MS Exchange
3 48 (2.54%) Skype for Business
4 47 (2.49%) Apache
5 44 (2.33%) Elasticsearch
6 43 (2.28%) Tomcat
7 40 (2.12%) IIS
8 35 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2010
9 34 (1.80%) JBoss
10 27 (1.43%) nginx
11 26 (1.38%) SharePoint 2013
12 22 (1.16%) SharePoint 2010
13 20 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2007
14 16 (0.85%) OpenStack
14 16 (0.85%) WebLogic
15 15 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2013
15 15 (0.79%) WebSphere
16 9 (0.48%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
17 8 (0.42%) ArcGIS
17 8 (0.42%) Documentum
Applications
1 198 (10.48%) MS Excel
2 61 (3.23%) MS Office
3 36 (1.90%) MS PowerPoint
4 14 (0.74%) MS Project
5 12 (0.63%) MS Visio
6 6 (0.32%) Maple
7 5 (0.26%) RoboHelp
8 3 (0.16%) Acrobat
8 3 (0.16%) OrCAD
9 1 (0.053%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.053%) AutoCAD
9 1 (0.053%) Fireworks
9 1 (0.053%) LaTeX
9 1 (0.053%) Mingle
9 1 (0.053%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.053%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 18 (0.95%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 17 (0.90%) Dynamics CRM
3 12 (0.63%) Oracle EBS
4 9 (0.48%) SAP HR
5 7 (0.37%) Oracle Applications
5 7 (0.37%) SAP ERP
5 7 (0.37%) SAP HCM
6 6 (0.32%) Remedy ITSM
7 5 (0.26%) Oracle Payroll
8 4 (0.21%) Lorenzo
8 4 (0.21%) Oracle EBS R12
8 4 (0.21%) Oracle General Ledger
8 4 (0.21%) Oracle Payables
8 4 (0.21%) Oracle Receivables
8 4 (0.21%) SAP CO
8 4 (0.21%) SAP FI
8 4 (0.21%) SAP FI/CO
8 4 (0.21%) SAP Payroll
8 4 (0.21%) SAP SRM
8 4 (0.21%) SAP Travel Management
Cloud Services
1 56 (2.96%) SaaS
2 42 (2.22%) Office 365
3 33 (1.75%) Microsoft Azure
4 23 (1.22%) Amazon AWS
5 16 (0.85%) IaaS
5 16 (0.85%) PaaS
6 12 (0.63%) SuccessFactors
7 8 (0.42%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (0.16%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 3 (0.16%) Heroku
9 2 (0.11%) GitHub
9 2 (0.11%) SoftLayer
10 1 (0.053%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.053%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 295 (15.61%) Firewall
2 103 (5.45%) TCP/IP
2 103 (5.45%) WAN
3 101 (5.34%) DNS
4 92 (4.87%) LAN
4 92 (4.87%) Network Security
5 72 (3.81%) SAN
6 70 (3.70%) MPLS
7 66 (3.49%) VPN
8 57 (3.02%) DHCP
9 54 (2.86%) BGP
9 54 (2.86%) OSPF
9 54 (2.86%) Wireless
10 40 (2.12%) Cisco ASA
11 36 (1.90%) Internet
12 32 (1.69%) IPsec
12 32 (1.69%) SSL
13 29 (1.53%) Intrusion Detection
14 26 (1.38%) HTTP
15 25 (1.32%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 171 (9.05%) SQL Server
2 94 (4.97%) Big Data
3 54 (2.86%) Hadoop
4 49 (2.59%) Oracle Database
5 46 (2.43%) MySQL
5 46 (2.43%) NoSQL
6 29 (1.53%) PostgreSQL
7 26 (1.38%) Relational Database
8 21 (1.11%) SQL Server 2008
9 18 (0.95%) RDBMS
10 17 (0.90%) GIS
11 16 (0.85%) MongoDB
11 16 (0.85%) Oracle Reports
12 14 (0.74%) Apache Cassandra
12 14 (0.74%) SQL Server 2005
13 12 (0.63%) Oracle Database 11g
14 11 (0.58%) SQL Server 2012
15 10 (0.53%) SAP BW
16 9 (0.48%) Oracle Database 10g
16 9 (0.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 71 (3.76%) JIRA
2 53 (2.80%) Metasploit
3 52 (2.75%) Git (software)
4 48 (2.54%) Selenium
5 41 (2.17%) Subversion
6 33 (1.75%) Jenkins
7 30 (1.59%) WebDriver
8 28 (1.48%) Bugzilla
8 28 (1.48%) Maven
9 26 (1.38%) JUnit
10 21 (1.11%) Eclipse
10 21 (1.11%) Team Foundation Server
10 21 (1.11%) Visual Studio
11 20 (1.06%) ClearCase
11 20 (1.06%) Rational DOORS
12 19 (1.01%) NUnit
13 17 (0.90%) Burp Suite
13 17 (0.90%) Cucumber
13 17 (0.90%) TestNG
14 14 (0.74%) HP UFT
General
1 253 (13.39%) Finance
2 205 (10.85%) Telecoms
3 69 (3.65%) Manufacturing
4 68 (3.60%) Marketing
5 64 (3.39%) Military
6 48 (2.54%) Aerospace
7 44 (2.33%) Banking
8 43 (2.28%) Electronics
9 27 (1.43%) Legal
10 23 (1.22%) Local Government
11 20 (1.06%) Retail
12 19 (1.01%) Pharmaceutical
13 17 (0.90%) Law
14 15 (0.79%) Games
15 10 (0.53%) Automotive
15 10 (0.53%) Avionics
16 9 (0.48%) Billing
16 9 (0.48%) Publishing
17 5 (0.26%) Back Office
18 3 (0.16%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 312 (16.51%) Analyst
2 255 (13.49%) Architect
3 181 (9.58%) Developer
4 172 (9.10%) Consultant
5 136 (7.20%) Network Engineer
6 118 (6.24%) Support Engineer
7 86 (4.55%) Security Analyst
8 85 (4.50%) Security Consultant
9 77 (4.07%) Software Engineer
10 73 (3.86%) Security Engineer
11 72 (3.81%) Support Analyst
12 71 (3.76%) Graduate
13 68 (3.60%) Security Architect
14 67 (3.54%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 53 (2.80%) Cybersecurity Architect
15 53 (2.80%) Tester
16 51 (2.70%) 3rd Line Support
17 50 (2.65%) Administrator
18 46 (2.43%) 3rd Line Engineer
18 46 (2.43%) Cybersecurity Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 136 (7.20%) .NET
2 127 (6.72%) HTML
3 83 (4.39%) XML
4 69 (3.65%) CSS
5 52 (2.75%) Web Services
6 45 (2.38%) ASP.NET
7 36 (1.90%) SOAP
8 35 (1.85%) J2EE
9 28 (1.48%) JSON
10 27 (1.43%) HTML5
10 27 (1.43%) jQuery
10 27 (1.43%) REST
11 23 (1.22%) Spring
12 22 (1.16%) Middleware
13 21 (1.11%) CGI
14 20 (1.06%) ZeroMQ
15 19 (1.01%) Regular Expression
16 18 (0.95%) XSLT
17 17 (0.90%) .NET Framework
17 17 (0.90%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 130 (6.88%) Analytical Skills
2 105 (5.56%) Computer Science
3 100 (5.29%) Management Information System
4 81 (4.29%) Mathematics
5 72 (3.81%) Data Centre
6 63 (3.33%) PKI
7 58 (3.07%) Clustering
8 50 (2.65%) Driving Licence
9 49 (2.59%) Embedded Systems
10 36 (1.90%) Cybercrime
11 30 (1.59%) Algorithms
12 29 (1.53%) Fat Client
12 29 (1.53%) Thin Client
13 28 (1.48%) CESG
14 26 (1.38%) Physics
14 26 (1.38%) Security Operations Centre
15 25 (1.32%) Cyberthreat
16 24 (1.27%) Replication
17 23 (1.22%) EPoS
17 23 (1.22%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 485 (25.66%) Windows
2 421 (22.28%) Linux
3 201 (10.63%) Windows Server
4 148 (7.83%) Unix
5 143 (7.57%) Windows Server 2008
6 93 (4.92%) Windows Server 2003
7 83 (4.39%) Windows Server 2012
8 80 (4.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 53 (2.80%) Windows 7
10 51 (2.70%) Solaris
11 48 (2.54%) CentOS
12 37 (1.96%) VxWorks
13 29 (1.53%) Windows XP
14 23 (1.22%) Windows 8
15 20 (1.06%) Android
16 19 (1.01%) Windows NT
17 17 (0.90%) Kali Linux
18 12 (0.63%) VMS
19 11 (0.58%) AIX
19 11 (0.58%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 337 (17.83%) ITIL
2 309 (16.35%) Cybersecurity
3 255 (13.49%) Agile Software Development
4 150 (7.94%) Software Engineering
5 143 (7.57%) Presales
6 138 (7.30%) Service Delivery
7 124 (6.56%) Security Architecture
8 106 (5.61%) Penetration Testing
9 97 (5.13%) Change Management
9 97 (5.13%) Information Security
10 95 (5.03%) Scrum
10 95 (5.03%) UML
11 91 (4.81%) Network Design
12 89 (4.71%) TOGAF
13 87 (4.60%) Project Management
14 83 (4.39%) Open Source
15 79 (4.18%) Service Management
16 75 (3.97%) Mentoring
16 75 (3.97%) Programme Management
17 73 (3.86%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 304 (16.08%) Java
2 244 (12.91%) C
3 223 (11.80%) SQL
4 202 (10.69%) C++
5 181 (9.58%) Python
6 157 (8.31%) C#
7 145 (7.67%) JavaScript
8 96 (5.08%) PowerShell
9 75 (3.97%) Perl
10 53 (2.80%) PL/SQL
10 53 (2.80%) Shell Script
10 53 (2.80%) VB
11 47 (2.49%) Bash Shell
12 25 (1.32%) Ruby
13 20 (1.06%) T-SQL
13 20 (1.06%) VB.NET
14 18 (0.95%) VBA
15 17 (0.90%) PHP
16 14 (0.74%) Embedded C
17 10 (0.53%) R
Qualifications
1 1255 (66.40%) SC Cleared
2 347 (18.36%) DV Cleared
3 247 (13.07%) Degree
4 176 (9.31%) Cisco Certification
5 137 (7.25%) CCNA
6 105 (5.56%) CCNP
7 71 (3.76%) CISSP
8 57 (3.02%) Microsoft Certification
9 50 (2.65%) CREST Certified
10 46 (2.43%) BPSS Clearance
11 44 (2.33%) ISTQB
12 40 (2.12%) MCSE
13 38 (2.01%) JNCIS
14 37 (1.96%) CEH
15 36 (1.90%) ISEB
15 36 (1.90%) ITIL Certification
16 32 (1.69%) JNCIA
17 30 (1.59%) GIAC
17 30 (1.59%) OSCP
17 30 (1.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 129 (6.83%) SLA
2 97 (5.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 63 (3.33%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 55 (2.91%) QA
5 47 (2.49%) RMADS
6 23 (1.22%) Disclosure Scotland
7 19 (1.01%) PCI DSS
8 15 (0.79%) FISMA
9 11 (0.58%) Data Quality
10 7 (0.37%) DO-254
10 7 (0.37%) ISO 9001
11 5 (0.26%) DO-178B
11 5 (0.26%) ISO22301
11 5 (0.26%) JSP 440
12 4 (0.21%) Def Stans
12 4 (0.21%) GPG13
13 3 (0.16%) ISO 9000
14 2 (0.11%) FIPS 140-2
14 2 (0.11%) Government Security Classifications
14 2 (0.11%) SAS 70
System Software
1 208 (11.01%) Active Directory
2 169 (8.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 87 (4.60%) vSphere
4 54 (2.86%) Hyper-V
5 38 (2.01%) XenApp
6 31 (1.64%) vCloud
7 27 (1.43%) Microsoft App-V
7 27 (1.43%) VMware ESXi
8 21 (1.11%) Docker
8 21 (1.11%) VMware ESX
9 18 (0.95%) Virtual Machines
10 16 (0.85%) Firmware
11 13 (0.69%) KVM
12 12 (0.63%) HDFS
13 11 (0.58%) Samba
14 10 (0.53%) Apache ZooKeeper
14 10 (0.53%) DFS Replication
14 10 (0.53%) Oracle RAC
14 10 (0.53%) VirtualBox
15 9 (0.48%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 85 (4.50%) Nessus
2 69 (3.65%) Nmap
3 68 (3.60%) SCCM
4 38 (2.01%) SCOM
5 28 (1.48%) HP SIM
5 28 (1.48%) Puppet
6 27 (1.43%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 26 (1.38%) Microsoft Clustering
8 25 (1.32%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 24 (1.27%) NetBackup
10 23 (1.22%) OpenVAS
11 22 (1.16%) HP Data Protector
12 18 (0.95%) Netcool
12 18 (0.95%) OpenView
13 17 (0.90%) McAfee ePO
14 15 (0.79%) vMotion
15 14 (0.74%) Hadoop YARN
16 12 (0.63%) AppDNA
16 12 (0.63%) Failover Clustering
16 12 (0.63%) vRealize
Vendors
1 374 (19.79%) Microsoft
2 307 (16.24%) VMware
3 246 (13.02%) Cisco
4 222 (11.75%) Oracle
5 145 (7.67%) HP
6 137 (7.25%) Juniper
7 90 (4.76%) Citrix
8 74 (3.92%) Red Hat
9 66 (3.49%) EMC
10 55 (2.91%) F5
10 55 (2.91%) SAP
11 53 (2.80%) IBM
12 45 (2.38%) Dell
12 45 (2.38%) Symantec
13 42 (2.22%) CheckPoint
14 31 (1.64%) NetApp
14 31 (1.64%) SolarWinds
15 29 (1.53%) Fujitsu
15 29 (1.53%) Intel Security
16 28 (1.48%) 3PAR
Bracknell, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 12 hours ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £41000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Surrey
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Aldershot, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £23000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Gatwick, West Sussex
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Hampshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum DOE
Posted: 16 hours ago
Berkshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: TBC
Posted: Yesterday
Farnborough, Hampshire
Metaskil
Salary: £Highly competitive + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £21000 - £22500 per annum + 20% uplift shift bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Hampshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + benefits + career progression
Posted: 16 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 per annum + Plus Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 per annum + Plus Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £38,000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Camberley, Surrey
Imperative People
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + car allowance
Posted: 3 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Negotiable + bonus + pension
Posted: Yesterday
South East
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £65,000 - £110,000+ plus unrivalled benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Worthing, West Sussex
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £0.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
South East
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum + 15% flex + benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
LA International
Salary: £55000 - £57000 per annum + 15% Annual Bonus + Car Allowance
Posted: 3 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 -£55,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £43000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Aldershot, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 50,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £25000 - £27000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 2 days ago