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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Clearance
Rank 33 48 57
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +9
Permanent jobs citing Security Cleared 1418 1110 1063
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 6.49% 5.13% 4.56%
As % of the Qualifications category 19.67% 16.27% 13.43%
Number of salaries quoted 1036 738 799
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +7.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £46,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+8.23% +6.25%
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
7210 6822 7913
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 32.99% 31.50% 33.92%
Number of salaries quoted 5452 5351 6816
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Berkshire +9 529 £47,500 +5.55% 41
Hampshire +12 505 £45,000 +12.50% 65
Surrey -2 174 £50,000 +5.26% 22
Buckinghamshire -16 85 £45,000 +7.14% 13
West Sussex -4 27 £46,750 +28.96% 7
Kent +2 23 £41,250 +1.85% 5
Thames Valley - 11 £60,000 -
East Sussex -23 8 £38,750 -9.88% 1
Middlesex -18 7 £46,250 +58.79%
Oxfordshire -5 6 £30,000 -31.42% 2
Sussex - 6 £47,500 -
Home Counties - 5 £77,500 -
Security Cleared
England

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 2283 (76.38%) SC Cleared
2 1036 (34.66%) Windows
3 792 (26.50%) DV Cleared
4 731 (24.46%) Microsoft
5 545 (18.23%) SQL
6 532 (17.80%) ITIL
7 481 (16.09%) Active Directory
8 478 (15.99%) Finance
9 454 (15.19%) Oracle
10 448 (14.99%) VMware
11 419 (14.02%) Linux
12 402 (13.45%) Telecoms
13 399 (13.35%) Windows Server 2003
14 368 (12.31%) MS Excel
15 345 (11.54%) VMware Infrastructure
16 337 (11.27%) Degree
17 322 (10.77%) Windows Server 2008
18 310 (10.37%) HP
19 297 (9.94%) Cisco
20 294 (9.84%) Agile Software Development
20 294 (9.84%) Firewall
21 269 (9.00%) DNS
22 262 (8.77%) Retail
23 261 (8.73%) Fujitsu
24 254 (8.50%) Java
25 245 (8.20%) SharePoint
26 234 (7.83%) Project Management
27 233 (7.80%) Windows XP
28 231 (7.73%) C#
29 229 (7.66%) SQL Server

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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
1 245 (8.20%) SharePoint
2 203 (6.79%) MS Exchange
3 113 (3.78%) SharePoint 2010
4 109 (3.65%) Exchange Server 2003
5 102 (3.41%) IIS
6 101 (3.38%) Apache
7 96 (3.21%) Exchange Server 2010
8 88 (2.94%) WebLogic
9 49 (1.64%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 49 (1.64%) Lync
10 48 (1.61%) SharePoint Server
11 47 (1.57%) WebSphere
12 44 (1.47%) Live Communications Server
13 43 (1.44%) Exchange Server 2007
13 43 (1.44%) Exchange Server 2013
14 41 (1.37%) MS Project Server
15 34 (1.14%) Tomcat
16 33 (1.10%) BizTalk Server
17 32 (1.07%) Exchange Server 5.5
18 29 (0.97%) JBoss
Applications
1 368 (12.31%) MS Excel
2 155 (5.19%) MS Office
3 54 (1.81%) MS Project
4 28 (0.94%) MS PowerPoint
5 25 (0.84%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.13%) InfoPath
7 2 (0.067%) Mathematica
7 2 (0.067%) Windchill
7 2 (0.067%) Pro/ENGINEER
8 1 (0.033%) Acrobat
8 1 (0.033%) Simulink
8 1 (0.033%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 125 (4.18%) Oracle EBS
2 80 (2.68%) Oracle Applications
2 80 (2.68%) Oracle EBS R12
3 60 (2.01%) Oracle ERP
4 25 (0.84%) Oracle HRMS
5 15 (0.50%) Oracle iRecruitment
5 15 (0.50%) Dynamics CRM
6 12 (0.40%) Oracle Payroll
6 12 (0.40%) Oracle Payables
6 12 (0.40%) Oracle Receivables
6 12 (0.40%) Oracle General Ledger
7 8 (0.27%) Hyperion Planning
8 6 (0.20%) HFM
9 4 (0.13%) SAP Payroll
9 4 (0.13%) Maximo
9 4 (0.13%) SAP SCM
9 4 (0.13%) SAP HR
9 4 (0.13%) SAP APO
10 3 (0.10%) Cognos Business Intelligence
10 3 (0.10%) Oracle Internet Expenses
Cloud Services
1 32 (1.07%) SaaS
2 21 (0.70%) PaaS
3 20 (0.67%) Office 365
3 20 (0.67%) IaaS
4 14 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
5 12 (0.40%) Taleo
6 3 (0.10%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (0.067%) OpenShift
8 1 (0.033%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 294 (9.84%) Firewall
2 269 (9.00%) DNS
3 165 (5.52%) DHCP
4 146 (4.88%) TCP/IP
5 143 (4.78%) LAN
6 135 (4.52%) WAN
7 121 (4.05%) SAN
8 102 (3.41%) VPN
9 98 (3.28%) Internet
10 91 (3.04%) Network Security
11 82 (2.74%) HTTP
12 69 (2.31%) Wireshark
13 67 (2.24%) Cisco ASA
14 61 (2.04%) Wireless
15 55 (1.84%) MPLS
16 53 (1.77%) LDAP
17 52 (1.74%) BGP
18 47 (1.57%) tcpdump
19 43 (1.44%) OSPF
20 37 (1.24%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 229 (7.66%) SQL Server
2 145 (4.85%) Oracle Database
3 72 (2.41%) Oracle Discoverer
4 71 (2.38%) EDRMS
5 56 (1.87%) MySQL
6 55 (1.84%) IDOL
7 49 (1.64%) Relational Database
8 35 (1.17%) RDBMS
9 31 (1.04%) SQL Server 2005
10 28 (0.94%) SQL Server 2008
10 28 (0.94%) Oracle Database 10g
11 27 (0.90%) Oracle Database 11g
12 21 (0.70%) Oracle BI EE
13 20 (0.67%) Oracle Reports
14 17 (0.57%) MS Access
14 17 (0.57%) Data Warehouse
15 16 (0.54%) Hadoop
15 16 (0.54%) Oracle BI Publisher
16 14 (0.47%) Big Data
17 12 (0.40%) Essbase
Development Applications
1 83 (2.78%) Subversion
2 77 (2.58%) TestDirector
3 56 (1.87%) Oracle Forms
4 53 (1.77%) Visual Studio
5 50 (1.67%) QuickTest Pro
6 49 (1.64%) LoadRunner
7 45 (1.51%) Maven
8 44 (1.47%) JIRA
9 38 (1.27%) Jenkins
10 31 (1.04%) Git (software)
10 31 (1.04%) Eclipse
11 29 (0.97%) WinRunner
11 29 (0.97%) Selenium
12 28 (0.94%) Team Foundation Server
13 27 (0.90%) GCC
14 24 (0.80%) GDB
14 24 (0.80%) Rational DOORS
14 24 (0.80%) JUnit
15 16 (0.54%) VSS/SourceSafe
16 15 (0.50%) ClearCase
General
1 478 (15.99%) Finance
2 402 (13.45%) Telecoms
3 262 (8.77%) Retail
4 115 (3.85%) Military
5 67 (2.24%) Aerospace
6 64 (2.14%) Electronics
7 55 (1.84%) Legal
8 35 (1.17%) Back Office
9 31 (1.04%) Law
10 28 (0.94%) Marketing
11 24 (0.80%) Banking
12 23 (0.77%) Manufacturing
13 21 (0.70%) Local Government
13 21 (0.70%) German Language
14 15 (0.50%) Publishing
15 9 (0.30%) Spanish Language
16 8 (0.27%) Games
16 8 (0.27%) Advertising
16 8 (0.27%) Multimedia
17 7 (0.23%) French Language
Job Titles
1 411 (13.75%) Analyst
2 326 (10.91%) Consultant
3 296 (9.90%) Architect
4 283 (9.47%) Support Engineer
5 258 (8.63%) Developer
6 131 (4.38%) Project Manager
7 108 (3.61%) 2nd Line Support
8 99 (3.31%) Software Engineer
9 96 (3.21%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 90 (3.01%) Security Consultant
11 86 (2.88%) Test Analyst
12 84 (2.81%) Network Engineer
13 82 (2.74%) DBA
14 76 (2.54%) Administrator
15 75 (2.51%) Oracle DBA
16 72 (2.41%) Solutions Architect
17 68 (2.28%) Team Leader
18 67 (2.24%) Senior Analyst
18 67 (2.24%) Service Manager
19 65 (2.17%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 190 (6.36%) .NET
2 125 (4.18%) HTML
3 117 (3.91%) XML
4 83 (2.78%) ASP.NET
5 73 (2.44%) J2EE
5 73 (2.44%) Web Services
6 60 (2.01%) Middleware
7 52 (1.74%) CSS
8 50 (1.67%) .NET Framework
9 48 (1.61%) SOAP
10 47 (1.57%) Oracle Fusion
11 41 (1.37%) WCF
12 35 (1.17%) Ajax
12 35 (1.17%) Spring
13 33 (1.10%) Hibernate
14 32 (1.07%) JSP
15 30 (1.00%) jQuery
16 29 (0.97%) STL
17 25 (0.84%) Boost C++ Libraries
18 20 (0.67%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 223 (7.46%) Analytical Skills
2 149 (4.98%) Management Information System
3 135 (4.52%) Clustering
4 88 (2.94%) Statistics
5 87 (2.91%) PKI
6 74 (2.48%) Computer Science
7 60 (2.01%) Blackberry
8 56 (1.87%) Mathematics
9 53 (1.77%) CESG
10 49 (1.64%) RMADS
11 44 (1.47%) Open Source
11 44 (1.47%) Replication
12 43 (1.44%) Video Conferencing
13 38 (1.27%) Smartcard
14 35 (1.17%) CESG CLAS
15 32 (1.07%) Physics
16 29 (0.97%) Algorithms
17 24 (0.80%) Cryptography
18 22 (0.74%) Enterprise Software
19 18 (0.60%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 1036 (34.66%) Windows
2 419 (14.02%) Linux
3 399 (13.35%) Windows Server 2003
4 322 (10.77%) Windows Server 2008
5 233 (7.80%) Windows XP
6 183 (6.12%) UNIX
7 175 (5.85%) Windows 7
8 125 (4.18%) Windows Server 2012
9 74 (2.48%) HPUX
10 61 (2.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 50 (1.67%) Windows 2000 Server
12 49 (1.64%) Solaris
13 37 (1.24%) Windows 2000
14 34 (1.14%) CentOS
15 28 (0.94%) Windows 8
16 27 (0.90%) AIX
17 15 (0.50%) Oracle Linux
18 12 (0.40%) Ubuntu
18 12 (0.40%) Windows NT
18 12 (0.40%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 532 (17.80%) ITIL
2 294 (9.84%) Agile Software Development
3 234 (7.83%) Project Management
4 227 (7.59%) Incident Management
5 206 (6.89%) Service Management
6 182 (6.09%) Mentoring
7 178 (5.96%) Software Engineering
8 175 (5.85%) PRINCE2
9 158 (5.29%) Risk Management
10 153 (5.12%) UML
11 148 (4.95%) Service Delivery
12 141 (4.72%) Change Management
13 131 (4.38%) Information Security
14 120 (4.01%) SIEM
15 117 (3.91%) Configuration Management
16 116 (3.88%) Migration
17 113 (3.78%) Root Cause Analysis
18 112 (3.75%) TOGAF
19 109 (3.65%) Problem Management
20 108 (3.61%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 545 (18.23%) SQL
2 254 (8.50%) Java
3 231 (7.73%) C#
4 214 (7.16%) C++
5 186 (6.22%) PowerShell
6 172 (5.75%) C
7 138 (4.62%) JavaScript
8 75 (2.51%) PL/SQL
8 75 (2.51%) Python
9 61 (2.04%) PHP
10 60 (2.01%) VB.NET
10 60 (2.01%) Shell Script
11 51 (1.71%) VBScript
11 51 (1.71%) VB
12 44 (1.47%) Perl
12 44 (1.47%) Bash Shell
13 28 (0.94%) Ruby
14 25 (0.84%) MATLAB
15 23 (0.77%) Delphi
16 22 (0.74%) XPath
Qualifications
1 2283 (76.38%) SC Cleared
2 792 (26.50%) DV Cleared
3 337 (11.27%) Degree
4 170 (5.69%) Cisco Certification
5 144 (4.82%) Microsoft Certification
6 103 (3.45%) CCNA
7 102 (3.41%) ISEB
8 98 (3.28%) CISSP
9 85 (2.84%) CCNP
10 78 (2.61%) ISTQB
11 71 (2.38%) MCSE
12 56 (1.87%) MCP
13 51 (1.71%) CTC Cleared
14 46 (1.54%) GCIA
15 41 (1.37%) ITIL Certification
16 34 (1.14%) GCIH
16 34 (1.14%) CISM
17 33 (1.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 33 (1.10%) JNCIA
18 32 (1.07%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 181 (6.06%) SLA
2 143 (4.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 63 (2.11%) QA
4 21 (0.70%) JSP 440
5 20 (0.67%) ISO 9001
6 19 (0.64%) PCI DSS
7 14 (0.47%) Data Quality
8 8 (0.27%) DO-178B
8 8 (0.27%) DO-254
9 6 (0.20%) COBIT
9 6 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 6 (0.20%) ISO 9000
10 5 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 17799
11 4 (0.13%) GPG13
12 3 (0.10%) ISO 14001
13 2 (0.067%) TickIT
13 2 (0.067%) JTAG
14 1 (0.033%) BS25999
System Software
1 481 (16.09%) Active Directory
2 345 (11.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 149 (4.98%) Hyper-V
4 85 (2.84%) vSphere
5 65 (2.17%) XenApp
6 62 (2.07%) ISA Server
7 53 (1.77%) VMware ESX
8 51 (1.71%) Oracle RAC
9 36 (1.20%) VMware ESXi
10 28 (0.94%) Microsoft App-V
11 27 (0.90%) XenDesktop
12 26 (0.87%) Terminal Services
13 23 (0.77%) Forefront TMG
14 22 (0.74%) vCloud
15 20 (0.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 18 (0.60%) Snort
17 14 (0.47%) VMware Workstation
18 13 (0.43%) Firmware
19 11 (0.37%) NFS
19 11 (0.37%) Samba
Systems Management
1 176 (5.89%) SCCM
2 111 (3.71%) HP Quality Center
3 104 (3.48%) SCOM
3 104 (3.48%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 95 (3.18%) NetBackup
5 78 (2.61%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 49 (1.64%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 43 (1.44%) Netcool
8 33 (1.10%) EMC NetWorker
9 24 (0.80%) McAfee ePO
9 24 (0.80%) Puppet
9 24 (0.80%) Norton AntiVirus
10 23 (0.77%) Nagios
11 22 (0.74%) HP SIM
11 22 (0.74%) SCVMM
12 16 (0.54%) WSUS
13 15 (0.50%) Zenoss
13 15 (0.50%) EdgeSight
14 13 (0.43%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
15 12 (0.40%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 731 (24.46%) Microsoft
2 454 (15.19%) Oracle
3 448 (14.99%) VMware
4 310 (10.37%) HP
5 297 (9.94%) Cisco
6 261 (8.73%) Fujitsu
7 203 (6.79%) Citrix
8 150 (5.02%) Juniper
9 129 (4.32%) McAfee
10 93 (3.11%) EMC
11 92 (3.08%) Veritas
12 79 (2.64%) IBM
13 73 (2.44%) Meridio
14 67 (2.24%) Red Hat
15 65 (2.17%) F5
16 61 (2.04%) CheckPoint
17 53 (1.77%) Symantec
18 46 (1.54%) Sourcefire
19 39 (1.30%) SAP
19 39 (1.30%) NetApp
Havant, Hampshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Negotiable depending on experience
Posted: 13 hours ago
Hook, Hampshire
Serco Group PLC
Salary: £75000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Hook, Hampshire
Serco Group PLC
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Kent
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Fleet, Hampshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £38000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Surrey
set2recruit
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum + Bonus and benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Tadley, Hampshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £36107 per annum + benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Tadley, Hampshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £3000 - £36107 per annum + benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Tadley, Hampshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Tadley, Hampshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £36000 - £41384 per annum + DV uplift + benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Tadley, Hampshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £17000 - £27000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Tadley, Hampshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £46200 per annum + + benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Kent
Austin Fraser
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Newbury, Berkshire
TribePost.co.uk
Salary: Negotiable + Car allowance, Pension + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Brimstone Consulting
Posted: Yesterday
Woking, Surrey
360 Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £50k - 55k per year + Benefits + Profit Share
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
ECM Selection
Salary: to £35k DoE
Posted: Yesterday