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

3 months to
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Clearance
Rank 53 62 37
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -25
Permanent jobs citing Security Cleared 829 961 1414
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 5.03% 4.37% 6.35%
As % of the Qualifications category 16.75% 14.40% 19.05%
Number of salaries quoted 571 750 1018
Median salary £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £60,800 £65,000
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
4949 6674 7423
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 30.02% 30.38% 33.34%
Number of salaries quoted 3962 5411 5603
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +1.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 2 December 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 2 December 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 +6 385 £45,000 +5.88% 62
Surrey +33 169 £45,000 - 24
Berkshire -10 149 £55,000 +22.22% 32
Oxfordshire +11 65 £70,000 +115.38% 2
Buckinghamshire -8 28 £35,000 -30.00% 10
West Sussex +16 16 £45,000 +8.43% 4
Kent -26 8 £27,500 -23.61%
East Sussex +14 7 £55,000 +37.50% 2
Security Cleared
England

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 2 December 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 1226 (66.23%) SC Cleared
2 425 (22.96%) Linux
3 406 (21.93%) Windows
4 347 (18.75%) DV Cleared
5 318 (17.18%) ITIL
6 302 (16.32%) Microsoft
7 299 (16.15%) Cybersecurity
8 280 (15.13%) Firewall
9 263 (14.21%) Cisco
10 235 (12.70%) Telecoms
11 231 (12.48%) Agile Software Development
12 224 (12.10%) C
13 218 (11.78%) Cisco Certification
14 210 (11.35%) Juniper
15 207 (11.18%) Java
15 207 (11.18%) Python
16 204 (11.02%) Degree
17 190 (10.26%) VMware
18 177 (9.56%) Active Directory
19 175 (9.45%) Unix
20 165 (8.91%) MS Excel
21 163 (8.81%) Penetration Testing
22 158 (8.54%) SQL
23 155 (8.37%) Finance
24 154 (8.32%) Oracle
25 152 (8.21%) C++
26 148 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
27 147 (7.94%) SQL Server
28 140 (7.56%) Analytical Skills
29 139 (7.51%) Management Information System

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 61 (3.30%) SharePoint
2 47 (2.54%) Apache
3 38 (2.05%) MS Exchange
3 38 (2.05%) Tomcat
4 37 (2.00%) IIS
5 33 (1.78%) nginx
6 31 (1.67%) Elasticsearch
7 23 (1.24%) SharePoint 2010
8 20 (1.08%) SharePoint 2013
9 18 (0.97%) JBoss
10 16 (0.86%) Skype for Business
11 15 (0.81%) BizTalk Server
11 15 (0.81%) OpenStack
12 12 (0.65%) WebSphere
13 9 (0.49%) Drupal
13 9 (0.49%) SharePoint Server
13 9 (0.49%) WebLogic
14 8 (0.43%) CMS
14 8 (0.43%) Moodle
14 8 (0.43%) Totara
Applications
1 165 (8.91%) MS Excel
2 91 (4.92%) MS Office
3 33 (1.78%) MS Project
4 27 (1.46%) MS PowerPoint
5 12 (0.65%) MS Visio
6 7 (0.38%) Spreadsheet
7 5 (0.27%) AutoCAD
7 5 (0.27%) S-PLUS
8 3 (0.16%) Adobe Illustrator
8 3 (0.16%) Fireworks
8 3 (0.16%) InfoPath
8 3 (0.16%) Photoshop
8 3 (0.16%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 20 (1.08%) SAP HR
2 16 (0.86%) Primavera
2 16 (0.86%) SAP PS
3 12 (0.65%) Oracle EBS
3 12 (0.65%) SAP HCM
4 10 (0.54%) SAP CO
4 10 (0.54%) SAP FI
4 10 (0.54%) SAP FI/CO
5 8 (0.43%) Oracle EBS R12
5 8 (0.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 6 (0.32%) LabWindows
6 6 (0.32%) Oracle Applications
6 6 (0.32%) Remedy ITSM
7 5 (0.27%) Oracle ERP
7 5 (0.27%) SAP GRC
8 3 (0.16%) Dynamics CRM
8 3 (0.16%) SAP ERP
8 3 (0.16%) SAP PSCD
9 2 (0.11%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 2 (0.11%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 49 (2.65%) GitHub
2 42 (2.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 36 (1.94%) Amazon AWS
4 31 (1.67%) SaaS
5 29 (1.57%) IaaS
6 25 (1.35%) Cloud Computing
7 23 (1.24%) Office 365
8 22 (1.19%) PaaS
9 17 (0.92%) SuccessFactors
10 7 (0.38%) Google Cloud Platform
11 2 (0.11%) Google Drive
12 1 (0.054%) Amazon EC2
12 1 (0.054%) Boomi
12 1 (0.054%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 280 (15.13%) Firewall
2 125 (6.75%) TCP/IP
3 118 (6.37%) DNS
4 117 (6.32%) LAN
5 113 (6.10%) Network Security
6 93 (5.02%) WAN
7 91 (4.92%) BGP
8 80 (4.32%) MPLS
8 80 (4.32%) OSPF
9 68 (3.67%) Cisco ASA
10 54 (2.92%) DHCP
11 53 (2.86%) Wireless
12 49 (2.65%) VPN
13 39 (2.11%) SAN
14 33 (1.78%) ATM
15 32 (1.73%) Intrusion Detection
16 29 (1.57%) Wi-Fi
17 27 (1.46%) HTTP
17 27 (1.46%) IPsec
18 26 (1.40%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 147 (7.94%) SQL Server
2 71 (3.84%) MySQL
3 51 (2.76%) Big Data
4 37 (2.00%) NoSQL
4 37 (2.00%) PostgreSQL
5 28 (1.51%) MongoDB
6 26 (1.40%) Hadoop
7 21 (1.13%) SQL Server 2008
8 20 (1.08%) Oracle Database
9 15 (0.81%) Relational Database
10 14 (0.76%) Apache Cassandra
10 14 (0.76%) SAP BW
11 13 (0.70%) MariaDB
12 12 (0.65%) Data Warehouse
13 10 (0.54%) Redis
14 9 (0.49%) GIS
14 9 (0.49%) Oracle Database 11g
14 9 (0.49%) Oracle Reports
15 8 (0.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 7 (0.38%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 59 (3.19%) JIRA
2 55 (2.97%) Metasploit
3 54 (2.92%) Visual Studio
4 44 (2.38%) Selenium
5 35 (1.89%) Rational DOORS
6 25 (1.35%) Git (software)
6 25 (1.35%) Jenkins
7 24 (1.30%) Team Foundation Server
8 17 (0.92%) JUnit
9 13 (0.70%) HP UFT
9 13 (0.70%) Vagrant
10 12 (0.65%) JMeter
10 12 (0.65%) MSI
10 12 (0.65%) Subversion
11 11 (0.59%) Burp Suite
12 10 (0.54%) Maven
12 10 (0.54%) WATIR
13 9 (0.49%) Ant
14 8 (0.43%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
15 7 (0.38%) Cucumber
General
1 235 (12.70%) Telecoms
2 155 (8.37%) Finance
3 41 (2.22%) Aerospace
4 38 (2.05%) Legal
5 37 (2.00%) Manufacturing
6 36 (1.94%) Military
7 28 (1.51%) Marketing
8 27 (1.46%) Publishing
9 18 (0.97%) Banking
10 17 (0.92%) Pharmaceutical
11 16 (0.86%) Retail
12 15 (0.81%) Electronics
12 15 (0.81%) Games
13 10 (0.54%) Avionics
14 9 (0.49%) Back Office
15 7 (0.38%) Local Government
15 7 (0.38%) Spanish Language
16 6 (0.32%) Law
17 5 (0.27%) Financial Institution
18 3 (0.16%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 263 (14.21%) Analyst
2 210 (11.35%) Architect
3 195 (10.53%) Developer
4 167 (9.02%) Network Engineer
5 164 (8.86%) Consultant
6 127 (6.86%) Support Engineer
7 94 (5.08%) Security Engineer
8 77 (4.16%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 72 (3.89%) Security Architect
10 66 (3.57%) Security Analyst
11 65 (3.51%) Security Consultant
12 64 (3.46%) Tester
13 63 (3.40%) Linux Engineer
14 57 (3.08%) 3rd Line Engineer
15 56 (3.03%) Graduate
16 49 (2.65%) Penetration Tester
17 47 (2.54%) Software Engineer
18 46 (2.49%) Support Analyst
18 46 (2.49%) Systems Engineer
19 39 (2.11%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 122 (6.59%) .NET
2 77 (4.16%) HTML
3 64 (3.46%) XML
4 62 (3.35%) Web Services
5 60 (3.24%) CSS
6 54 (2.92%) ASP.NET
7 36 (1.94%) AngularJS
8 29 (1.57%) jQuery
9 25 (1.35%) REST
9 25 (1.35%) WCF
10 24 (1.30%) LAMP
10 24 (1.30%) Software Packaging
11 23 (1.24%) JSON
12 22 (1.19%) HTML5
13 21 (1.13%) J2EE
14 16 (0.86%) Spring
14 16 (0.86%) ZeroMQ
15 14 (0.76%) RESTful
16 13 (0.70%) .NET Framework
16 13 (0.70%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 140 (7.56%) Analytical Skills
2 139 (7.51%) Management Information System
3 98 (5.29%) PKI
4 96 (5.19%) Data Centre
5 85 (4.59%) Computer Science
6 71 (3.84%) Mathematics
7 62 (3.35%) Driving Licence
8 38 (2.05%) Embedded Systems
9 37 (2.00%) Physics
10 35 (1.89%) Cyberthreat
11 34 (1.84%) Clustering
12 29 (1.57%) Security Operations Centre
13 28 (1.51%) NHS
14 24 (1.30%) Virtual Team
14 24 (1.30%) Wiki
15 18 (0.97%) Cryptography
16 17 (0.92%) CESG
17 16 (0.86%) Statistics
18 15 (0.81%) Data Protection Act
18 15 (0.81%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 425 (22.96%) Linux
2 406 (21.93%) Windows
3 175 (9.45%) Unix
4 106 (5.73%) Windows Server
5 89 (4.81%) Windows Server 2008
6 63 (3.40%) CentOS
7 61 (3.30%) Solaris
8 58 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
9 49 (2.65%) Windows 7
10 41 (2.22%) VxWorks
11 40 (2.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 29 (1.57%) Windows Server 2003
13 23 (1.24%) Windows 10
14 17 (0.92%) Ubuntu
15 16 (0.86%) SUSE
16 15 (0.81%) Windows XP
17 14 (0.76%) Kali Linux
18 13 (0.70%) AIX
19 12 (0.65%) Windows 8
20 8 (0.43%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 318 (17.18%) ITIL
2 299 (16.15%) Cybersecurity
3 231 (12.48%) Agile Software Development
4 163 (8.81%) Penetration Testing
5 135 (7.29%) Information Security
6 119 (6.43%) Service Delivery
7 118 (6.37%) Open Source
8 108 (5.83%) Security Architecture
9 107 (5.78%) Software Engineering
10 100 (5.40%) Stakeholder Management
11 94 (5.08%) SOA
12 92 (4.97%) Presales
13 88 (4.75%) Project Management
14 85 (4.59%) Risk Management
15 81 (4.38%) Network Design
15 81 (4.38%) SIEM
16 78 (4.21%) Logistics
17 71 (3.84%) TOGAF
18 70 (3.78%) Service Management
19 69 (3.73%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 224 (12.10%) C
2 207 (11.18%) Java
2 207 (11.18%) Python
3 158 (8.54%) SQL
4 152 (8.21%) C++
5 128 (6.92%) C#
6 100 (5.40%) JavaScript
7 98 (5.29%) PowerShell
8 86 (4.65%) Perl
9 58 (3.13%) Bash Shell
10 46 (2.49%) Go
11 40 (2.16%) VB
12 32 (1.73%) T-SQL
13 29 (1.57%) Ruby
14 18 (0.97%) Shell Script
15 16 (0.86%) PHP
15 16 (0.86%) PL/SQL
15 16 (0.86%) VB.NET
16 14 (0.76%) ABAP
17 10 (0.54%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1226 (66.23%) SC Cleared
2 347 (18.75%) DV Cleared
3 218 (11.78%) Cisco Certification
4 204 (11.02%) Degree
5 135 (7.29%) CCNA
6 128 (6.92%) CCNP
7 84 (4.54%) CISSP
8 80 (4.32%) CEH
9 62 (3.35%) JNCIS
10 53 (2.86%) OSCP
11 48 (2.59%) ITIL Certification
12 44 (2.38%) GIAC
13 38 (2.05%) BPSS Clearance
13 38 (2.05%) Microsoft Certification
14 37 (2.00%) CREST Certified
14 37 (2.00%) GPEN
15 32 (1.73%) JNCIA
16 30 (1.62%) CCIE
16 30 (1.62%) RHCE
17 27 (1.46%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 109 (5.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 108 (5.83%) SLA
3 37 (2.00%) PCI DSS
4 36 (1.94%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 31 (1.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 18 (0.97%) ISO/IEC 17799
7 17 (0.92%) FISMA
8 13 (0.70%) QA
9 9 (0.49%) DO-178B
9 9 (0.49%) RMADS
10 7 (0.38%) Def Stans
11 4 (0.22%) COBIT
12 3 (0.16%) DO-254
12 3 (0.16%) Government Security Classifications
12 3 (0.16%) SAS 70
13 2 (0.11%) GPG13
13 2 (0.11%) IEC 61508
13 2 (0.11%) ISO 9001
13 2 (0.11%) ISO22301
13 2 (0.11%) JSP 440
System Software
1 177 (9.56%) Active Directory
2 148 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 63 (3.40%) Hyper-V
4 54 (2.92%) vSphere
5 36 (1.94%) Microsoft App-V
6 26 (1.40%) Docker
7 19 (1.03%) Virtual Machines
8 18 (0.97%) Samba
8 18 (0.97%) Virtual Servers
9 17 (0.92%) VMware ESX
9 17 (0.92%) VMware ESXi
9 17 (0.92%) XenApp
10 15 (0.81%) Firmware
11 13 (0.70%) iptables
11 13 (0.70%) XenDesktop
12 12 (0.65%) HDFS
13 10 (0.54%) Apache ZooKeeper
14 9 (0.49%) Terminal Services
15 7 (0.38%) vCloud
15 7 (0.38%) Xen
Systems Management
1 99 (5.35%) Nessus
2 85 (4.59%) Nmap
3 47 (2.54%) SCCM
4 44 (2.38%) Puppet
5 32 (1.73%) OpenVAS
6 24 (1.30%) Nagios
7 19 (1.03%) HP Quality Center
8 16 (0.86%) Juniper STRM
9 14 (0.76%) Oracle RMAN
9 14 (0.76%) SCOM
10 13 (0.70%) Hadoop YARN
10 13 (0.70%) Opscode Chef
11 12 (0.65%) Backup Exec
11 12 (0.65%) NetBackup
11 12 (0.65%) Tivoli
12 11 (0.59%) AppDNA
13 10 (0.54%) Ansible
13 10 (0.54%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
13 10 (0.54%) vMotion
13 10 (0.54%) WSUS
Vendors
1 302 (16.32%) Microsoft
2 263 (14.21%) Cisco
3 210 (11.35%) Juniper
4 190 (10.26%) VMware
5 154 (8.32%) Oracle
6 92 (4.97%) SAP
7 77 (4.16%) Red Hat
8 75 (4.05%) HP
9 62 (3.35%) Palo Alto
10 58 (3.13%) Citrix
11 55 (2.97%) F5
12 53 (2.86%) IBM
13 52 (2.81%) CheckPoint
14 34 (1.84%) Qualys
15 31 (1.67%) Coverity
15 31 (1.67%) Sun
16 24 (1.30%) Fujitsu
16 24 (1.30%) Google
17 21 (1.13%) Computacenter
17 21 (1.13%) EMC
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Salary: 24,000
Posted: 16 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + Attractive package
Posted: 12 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Competitive Salary Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Company Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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CGI
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000
Posted: Yesterday
Aldershot, Hampshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Highly Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Fareham, Hampshire
Net Talent
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Sanderson
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Berkshire
Computer People
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
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Coal IT Services
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £43000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000
Posted: Yesterday
Aldershot, Hampshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000
Posted: Yesterday
Farnborough, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £24000.00 - £26000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Competitive Salary Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Romsey, Hampshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35000 - 60000 + excleent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 6 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Webrecruit
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Webrecruit
Salary: From £20,000 to £22,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Leidos
Posted: 8 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Leidos
Posted: 4 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Competitive Salary Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Aldershot, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000- £80,000 plus an attractive bonus, car and pension scheme
Posted: 2 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
CGI
Salary: £37000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago