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 27 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Clearance
Rank 43 26 32
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +6
Permanent jobs citing Security Cleared 1096 1857 1410
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 5.28% 8.12% 6.36%
As % of the Qualifications category 16.85% 24.13% 19.36%
Number of salaries quoted 786 1296 970
Average salary £45,000 £46,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.22% +9.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £25,986
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £71,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £46,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +9.41%
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
6503 7695 7282
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 31.33% 33.65% 32.83%
Number of salaries quoted 5075 5950 5868
Average salary £42,500 £43,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.16% +2.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Security Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Security Cleared across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 27 July 2015.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Cleared within the South East region over the 3 months to 27 July 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire -9 383 £40,000 -16.66% 73
Berkshire -29 276 £50,000 - 40
Surrey -44 155 £45,000 +4.04% 29
Buckinghamshire +16 130 £40,000 -9.09% 10
Oxfordshire +63 72 £40,000 -11.11% 7
West Sussex +11 33 £48,250 -3.50% 4
Kent +5 14 £37,500 +25.00% 12
Middlesex -22 12 £42,500 -
East Sussex -13 2 £37,500 +7.14% 4
M4 Corridor - 1 £60,000 -
Security Cleared
England

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 July 2015, IT jobs across the South East region citing Security Cleared also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Security Cleared.

1 1642 (71.05%) SC Cleared
2 723 (31.29%) Windows
3 647 (28.00%) Microsoft
4 587 (25.40%) ITIL
5 536 (23.19%) DV Cleared
6 404 (17.48%) Linux
7 373 (16.14%) Active Directory
8 337 (14.58%) Cisco
9 335 (14.50%) VMware
10 312 (13.50%) MS Excel
11 288 (12.46%) Firewall
12 280 (12.12%) SQL
12 280 (12.12%) Degree
13 276 (11.94%) Oracle
14 269 (11.64%) Finance
15 251 (10.86%) VMware Infrastructure
16 242 (10.47%) HP
17 238 (10.30%) Cisco Certification
18 237 (10.26%) Agile Software Development
19 224 (9.69%) SLA
20 214 (9.26%) Windows Server 2008
21 201 (8.70%) Project Management
22 196 (8.48%) UNIX
23 192 (8.31%) C
24 189 (8.18%) LAN
24 189 (8.18%) Windows Server 2003
25 187 (8.09%) Java
26 186 (8.05%) Citrix
27 185 (8.01%) DNS
27 185 (8.01%) Telecoms

Security Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 27 July 2015, IT jobs across the South East region citing Security Cleared also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Security Cleared. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 135 (5.84%) SharePoint
2 130 (5.63%) MS Exchange
3 90 (3.89%) Exchange Server 2010
4 64 (2.77%) Lync
5 58 (2.51%) IIS
6 51 (2.21%) Exchange Server 2007
7 40 (1.73%) Exchange Server 2003
8 38 (1.64%) SharePoint 2013
9 35 (1.51%) JBoss
10 32 (1.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 31 (1.34%) Apache
12 30 (1.30%) SharePoint Server
13 24 (1.04%) SharePoint 2010
14 23 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2013
15 22 (0.95%) Elasticsearch
16 21 (0.91%) Tomcat
17 18 (0.78%) WebLogic
18 16 (0.69%) Office Communications Server
19 15 (0.65%) WebSphere
20 11 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 312 (13.50%) MS Excel
2 137 (5.93%) MS Office
3 44 (1.90%) MS PowerPoint
4 29 (1.25%) MS Visio
5 26 (1.13%) MS Project
6 11 (0.48%) InfoPath
7 6 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.043%) Siemens NX
8 1 (0.043%) Acrobat
8 1 (0.043%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.043%) FrameMaker
8 1 (0.043%) CorelDRAW
8 1 (0.043%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 50 (2.16%) Oracle EBS
2 48 (2.08%) Oracle EBS R12
3 24 (1.04%) Oracle Applications
4 22 (0.95%) Dynamics CRM
5 20 (0.87%) Oracle HRMS
6 16 (0.69%) Oracle General Ledger
6 16 (0.69%) Oracle Payables
6 16 (0.69%) Oracle Receivables
7 10 (0.43%) Oracle ERP
8 9 (0.39%) Primavera
9 8 (0.35%) Summit
10 7 (0.30%) Oracle 11i
10 7 (0.30%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
10 7 (0.30%) SAP SRM
11 6 (0.26%) SAP CRM
12 5 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
13 4 (0.17%) Oracle Payroll
13 4 (0.17%) Teamcenter
14 3 (0.13%) LabWindows
14 3 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 82 (3.55%) Office 365
2 27 (1.17%) SaaS
3 22 (0.95%) Cloud Computing
4 15 (0.65%) IaaS
5 13 (0.56%) PaaS
6 11 (0.48%) Microsoft Azure
7 8 (0.35%) Taleo
8 7 (0.30%) Azure Active Directory
9 5 (0.22%) Responsys
10 4 (0.17%) SuccessFactors
11 2 (0.087%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 288 (12.46%) Firewall
2 189 (8.18%) LAN
3 185 (8.01%) DNS
4 179 (7.75%) TCP/IP
5 178 (7.70%) WAN
6 136 (5.88%) SAN
7 135 (5.84%) DHCP
8 80 (3.46%) Wireless
9 77 (3.33%) Network Security
10 68 (2.94%) HTTP
11 65 (2.81%) Cisco ASA
12 62 (2.68%) Cisco Nexus
13 59 (2.55%) VoIP
14 53 (2.29%) VPN
15 52 (2.25%) SMTP
16 51 (2.21%) Internet
17 50 (2.16%) Wireshark
18 46 (1.99%) BGP
19 40 (1.73%) Broadband
20 39 (1.69%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 136 (5.88%) SQL Server
2 47 (2.03%) MySQL
3 45 (1.95%) Big Data
4 43 (1.86%) Oracle Database
5 32 (1.38%) Relational Database
6 27 (1.17%) NoSQL
7 23 (1.00%) Oracle Reports
8 18 (0.78%) Hadoop
9 16 (0.69%) Data Warehouse
10 13 (0.56%) QlikView
10 13 (0.56%) PostgreSQL
11 12 (0.52%) SQL Server 2005
11 12 (0.52%) MongoDB
12 10 (0.43%) Data Mining
12 10 (0.43%) RDBMS
13 8 (0.35%) Apache Cassandra
13 8 (0.35%) EDRMS
14 7 (0.30%) IDOL
14 7 (0.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 7 (0.30%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 50 (2.16%) Subversion
2 49 (2.12%) Git (software)
3 33 (1.43%) Selenium
4 32 (1.38%) Rational DOORS
5 29 (1.25%) Oracle Forms
6 28 (1.21%) Jenkins
7 24 (1.04%) LoadRunner
8 18 (0.78%) JIRA
8 18 (0.78%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 17 (0.74%) Visual Studio
10 15 (0.65%) Team Foundation Server
11 14 (0.61%) Maven
11 14 (0.61%) ClearCase
11 14 (0.61%) TestDirector
11 14 (0.61%) HP UFT
12 13 (0.56%) Bugzilla
12 13 (0.56%) JUnit
12 13 (0.56%) Metasploit
13 10 (0.43%) MSI
14 8 (0.35%) Eclipse
General
1 269 (11.64%) Finance
2 185 (8.01%) Telecoms
3 38 (1.64%) Publishing
4 30 (1.30%) Manufacturing
5 26 (1.13%) Aerospace
5 26 (1.13%) Retail
6 25 (1.08%) Marketing
7 23 (1.00%) Military
8 19 (0.82%) Legal
9 15 (0.65%) Law
10 13 (0.56%) Electronics
11 11 (0.48%) Banking
11 11 (0.48%) Local Government
12 9 (0.39%) French Language
12 9 (0.39%) German Language
13 7 (0.30%) Arabic Language
14 6 (0.26%) Advertising
15 5 (0.22%) Billing
16 4 (0.17%) Avionics
17 2 (0.087%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 461 (19.95%) Analyst
2 181 (7.83%) Consultant
3 163 (7.05%) Developer
4 162 (7.01%) Support Engineer
5 157 (6.79%) Architect
6 145 (6.27%) Project Manager
7 127 (5.50%) Network Engineer
8 116 (5.02%) Administrator
9 95 (4.11%) Systems Administrator
10 86 (3.72%) Systems Engineer
11 84 (3.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 75 (3.25%) Support Analyst
13 66 (2.86%) Applications Support
14 63 (2.73%) Software Engineer
15 57 (2.47%) Senior Manager
15 57 (2.47%) Security Engineer
16 56 (2.42%) Business Analyst
16 56 (2.42%) Security Analyst
17 55 (2.38%) Integration Engineer
18 54 (2.34%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 96 (4.15%) .NET
2 81 (3.50%) HTML
3 53 (2.29%) JSP
3 53 (2.29%) XML
3 53 (2.29%) CSS
4 51 (2.21%) ASP.NET
5 41 (1.77%) Software Packaging
6 35 (1.51%) jQuery
7 29 (1.25%) J2EE
8 28 (1.21%) Web Services
9 24 (1.04%) Spring
9 24 (1.04%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 23 (1.00%) HTML5
11 20 (0.87%) XSLT
11 20 (0.87%) Hibernate
12 18 (0.78%) .NET Framework
13 17 (0.74%) Middleware
14 16 (0.69%) WCF
14 16 (0.69%) ASP.NET MVC
14 16 (0.69%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 174 (7.53%) Analytical Skills
2 156 (6.75%) Data Centre
3 81 (3.50%) Clustering
4 74 (3.20%) Management Information System
5 69 (2.99%) Computer Science
6 52 (2.25%) Replication
7 46 (1.99%) CESG
8 41 (1.77%) Mathematics
9 35 (1.51%) GIS
10 34 (1.47%) Thin Client
10 34 (1.47%) Fat Client
11 32 (1.38%) Blackberry
12 31 (1.34%) Statistics
12 31 (1.34%) RMADS
13 27 (1.17%) Enterprise Storage
14 25 (1.08%) PKI
15 23 (1.00%) HP Storage
16 21 (0.91%) e-Health
17 19 (0.82%) Physics
18 18 (0.78%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 723 (31.29%) Windows
2 404 (17.48%) Linux
3 214 (9.26%) Windows Server 2008
4 196 (8.48%) UNIX
5 189 (8.18%) Windows Server 2003
6 134 (5.80%) Windows Server 2012
7 126 (5.45%) Windows 7
8 92 (3.98%) Windows XP
9 74 (3.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 53 (2.29%) Solaris
11 32 (1.38%) CentOS
12 28 (1.21%) Windows 8
13 20 (0.87%) Oracle Linux
14 19 (0.82%) Android
15 15 (0.65%) Ubuntu
16 13 (0.56%) Windows 2000
17 12 (0.52%) HPUX
17 12 (0.52%) VxWorks
17 12 (0.52%) Data ONTAP
18 6 (0.26%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 587 (25.40%) ITIL
2 237 (10.26%) Agile Software Development
3 201 (8.70%) Project Management
4 184 (7.96%) Cyber Security
5 178 (7.70%) Service Management
6 173 (7.49%) Mentoring
7 147 (6.36%) Information Security
8 138 (5.97%) Service Delivery
8 138 (5.97%) PRINCE2
9 134 (5.80%) Software Engineering
10 130 (5.63%) Incident Management
11 122 (5.28%) Change Management
12 120 (5.19%) SIEM
13 110 (4.76%) Configuration Management
14 102 (4.41%) Scrum
15 101 (4.37%) Root Cause Analysis
16 93 (4.02%) Disaster Recovery
17 88 (3.81%) ERP
17 88 (3.81%) Stakeholder Management
18 83 (3.59%) UML
Programming Languages
1 280 (12.12%) SQL
2 192 (8.31%) C
3 187 (8.09%) Java
4 136 (5.88%) PowerShell
5 130 (5.63%) C++
6 114 (4.93%) C#
7 101 (4.37%) Python
8 88 (3.81%) JavaScript
9 76 (3.29%) Perl
10 49 (2.12%) Bash Shell
11 46 (1.99%) Shell Script
12 45 (1.95%) PL/SQL
13 43 (1.86%) VB.NET
14 35 (1.51%) VB
15 25 (1.08%) VBScript
16 15 (0.65%) T-SQL
16 15 (0.65%) PHP
17 14 (0.61%) VBA
17 14 (0.61%) Ruby
18 12 (0.52%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 1642 (71.05%) SC Cleared
2 536 (23.19%) DV Cleared
3 280 (12.12%) Degree
4 238 (10.30%) Cisco Certification
5 169 (7.31%) CCNA
6 131 (5.67%) CCNP
7 125 (5.41%) Microsoft Certification
8 96 (4.15%) CISSP
9 82 (3.55%) MCP
10 72 (3.12%) MCSE
11 60 (2.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 41 (1.77%) ISEB
13 39 (1.69%) CCA
13 39 (1.69%) Citrix Certification
13 39 (1.69%) CISM
14 38 (1.64%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 36 (1.56%) ITIL Certification
15 36 (1.56%) MCSA
16 35 (1.51%) ISTQB
17 33 (1.43%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 224 (9.69%) SLA
2 82 (3.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 60 (2.60%) QA
4 51 (2.21%) PCI DSS
5 14 (0.61%) COBIT
5 14 (0.61%) ISO 9001
6 11 (0.48%) JSP 440
7 8 (0.35%) GPG13
8 2 (0.087%) Data Quality
8 2 (0.087%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.043%) ISO 14001
9 1 (0.043%) ISO 9000
9 1 (0.043%) BS7799
9 1 (0.043%) FISMA
9 1 (0.043%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 1 (0.043%) HMG Infosec
System Software
1 373 (16.14%) Active Directory
2 251 (10.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 132 (5.71%) Hyper-V
4 94 (4.07%) vSphere
5 76 (3.29%) Microsoft App-V
6 52 (2.25%) XenApp
7 35 (1.51%) XenDesktop
7 35 (1.51%) VMware ESX
8 33 (1.43%) Terminal Services
9 29 (1.25%) ISA Server
10 28 (1.21%) UAG
11 25 (1.08%) vCloud
12 23 (1.00%) XenServer
13 21 (0.91%) Forefront TMG
14 15 (0.65%) Samba
15 14 (0.61%) Xen
16 11 (0.48%) Snort
17 9 (0.39%) NFS
18 8 (0.35%) Firmware
19 7 (0.30%) KVM
Systems Management
1 178 (7.70%) SCCM
2 93 (4.02%) SCOM
3 43 (1.86%) HP SIM
4 41 (1.77%) Puppet
5 40 (1.73%) EMC NetWorker
6 39 (1.69%) NetBackup
7 33 (1.43%) WSUS
8 28 (1.21%) Nessus
9 27 (1.17%) Nmap
10 25 (1.08%) Cisco Prime
11 23 (1.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 23 (1.00%) HP Data Protector
12 22 (0.95%) Nagios
12 22 (0.95%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 20 (0.87%) OpenView Configuration Management
13 20 (0.87%) EdgeSight
14 18 (0.78%) Opscode Chef
14 18 (0.78%) HP Quality Center
15 15 (0.65%) Cisco LMS
15 15 (0.65%) Opsview
Vendors
1 647 (28.00%) Microsoft
2 337 (14.58%) Cisco
3 335 (14.50%) VMware
4 276 (11.94%) Oracle
5 242 (10.47%) HP
6 186 (8.05%) Citrix
7 121 (5.24%) Juniper
8 91 (3.94%) CheckPoint
9 82 (3.55%) Symantec
10 68 (2.94%) EMC
11 67 (2.90%) F5
12 63 (2.73%) Red Hat
13 60 (2.60%) Sun
14 57 (2.47%) Computacenter
15 54 (2.34%) McAfee
15 54 (2.34%) SAP
16 52 (2.25%) NetApp
17 43 (1.86%) ArcSight
18 40 (1.73%) IBM
19 36 (1.56%) Blue Coat
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