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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Clearance
Rank 40 26 33
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +7
Permanent jobs citing Security Cleared 1169 1687 1333
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 5.61% 7.58% 6.28%
As % of the Qualifications category 17.75% 22.74% 19.61%
Number of salaries quoted 848 1134 908
Average salary £45,000 £46,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,700 £30,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £62,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +11.76%
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
6585 7418 6799
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 31.60% 33.32% 32.03%
Number of salaries quoted 5226 5646 5473
Average salary £43,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.17% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £64,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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
(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
Hampshire -6 407 £41,000 -13.68% 67
Berkshire -26 278 £50,000 - 33
Surrey -27 180 £45,000 +2.27% 31
Buckinghamshire +15 118 £41,000 -8.88% 15
Oxfordshire +73 104 £32,500 -28.96% 8
Kent +12 30 £36,000 +20.00% 5
West Sussex +5 18 £45,000 -10.00% 1
Middlesex -22 16 £31,125 -37.75%
East Sussex -4 3 £37,500 +7.14%
Sussex - 1 £60,000 -
Security Cleared
England

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 1575 (69.05%) SC Cleared
2 651 (28.54%) Windows
3 624 (27.36%) Microsoft
4 563 (24.68%) ITIL
5 472 (20.69%) DV Cleared
6 395 (17.32%) Linux
7 343 (15.04%) Cisco
8 332 (14.56%) Active Directory
9 308 (13.50%) MS Excel
10 306 (13.42%) VMware
11 294 (12.89%) Degree
12 283 (12.41%) Firewall
13 278 (12.19%) Oracle
14 242 (10.61%) SQL
15 240 (10.52%) Cisco Certification
16 237 (10.39%) Finance
17 235 (10.30%) Agile Software Development
18 230 (10.08%) VMware Infrastructure
19 222 (9.73%) SLA
20 215 (9.43%) UNIX
21 209 (9.16%) Java
22 207 (9.07%) Project Management
23 201 (8.81%) HP
24 198 (8.68%) Windows Server 2008
25 187 (8.20%) LAN
26 185 (8.11%) C
26 185 (8.11%) Telecoms
27 176 (7.72%) Analytical Skills
28 173 (7.58%) DNS
28 173 (7.58%) Citrix

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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
1 167 (7.32%) SharePoint
2 120 (5.26%) MS Exchange
3 93 (4.08%) Exchange Server 2010
4 73 (3.20%) Lync
5 67 (2.94%) IIS
6 60 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2007
7 45 (1.97%) SharePoint 2013
8 38 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2003
9 33 (1.45%) JBoss
9 33 (1.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 26 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2013
11 25 (1.10%) Apache
12 24 (1.05%) SharePoint 2010
13 23 (1.01%) WebSphere
13 23 (1.01%) WebLogic
13 23 (1.01%) Elasticsearch
14 22 (0.96%) SharePoint Server
15 21 (0.92%) Tomcat
16 17 (0.75%) Office Communications Server
17 13 (0.57%) CMS
Applications
1 308 (13.50%) MS Excel
2 149 (6.53%) MS Office
3 42 (1.84%) MS PowerPoint
4 25 (1.10%) MS Visio
5 24 (1.05%) MS Project
6 11 (0.48%) InfoPath
7 6 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
8 3 (0.13%) SPSS
9 1 (0.044%) Acrobat
9 1 (0.044%) FrameMaker
9 1 (0.044%) CorelDRAW
9 1 (0.044%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.044%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 39 (1.71%) Oracle EBS
2 38 (1.67%) Oracle EBS R12
3 18 (0.79%) Dynamics CRM
4 16 (0.70%) Oracle Applications
5 14 (0.61%) Oracle HRMS
6 13 (0.57%) Oracle General Ledger
6 13 (0.57%) Oracle Payables
6 13 (0.57%) Oracle Receivables
7 12 (0.53%) Oracle 11i
8 11 (0.48%) SAP SRM
9 10 (0.44%) Primavera
10 8 (0.35%) Summit
11 6 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 6 (0.26%) Oracle ERP
11 6 (0.26%) SAP CRM
12 4 (0.18%) Teamcenter
12 4 (0.18%) SAP FI/CO
12 4 (0.18%) SAP FI
12 4 (0.18%) SAP CO
12 4 (0.18%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 88 (3.86%) Office 365
2 30 (1.32%) SaaS
3 22 (0.96%) Cloud Computing
4 15 (0.66%) IaaS
5 14 (0.61%) SuccessFactors
5 14 (0.61%) PaaS
6 12 (0.53%) Microsoft Azure
7 11 (0.48%) Azure Active Directory
8 10 (0.44%) Taleo
9 5 (0.22%) Responsys
10 1 (0.044%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 283 (12.41%) Firewall
2 187 (8.20%) LAN
3 173 (7.58%) DNS
4 170 (7.45%) WAN
5 162 (7.10%) TCP/IP
6 129 (5.66%) SAN
7 124 (5.44%) DHCP
8 88 (3.86%) Network Security
9 81 (3.55%) Wireless
10 64 (2.81%) VoIP
11 62 (2.72%) Cisco ASA
12 58 (2.54%) HTTP
13 53 (2.32%) Cisco Nexus
14 50 (2.19%) SMTP
15 49 (2.15%) BGP
16 47 (2.06%) VPN
17 46 (2.02%) Internet
18 45 (1.97%) MPLS
19 43 (1.89%) Wireshark
20 37 (1.62%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 152 (6.66%) SQL Server
2 58 (2.54%) MySQL
3 47 (2.06%) Big Data
3 47 (2.06%) Oracle Database
4 40 (1.75%) Relational Database
5 30 (1.32%) Oracle Reports
6 27 (1.18%) NoSQL
7 24 (1.05%) Data Warehouse
8 22 (0.96%) Hadoop
9 19 (0.83%) Data Mining
10 15 (0.66%) SAP BW
10 15 (0.66%) SAP BI
10 15 (0.66%) PostgreSQL
11 14 (0.61%) DB2
11 14 (0.61%) BusinessObjects
12 13 (0.57%) Oracle BI EE
13 12 (0.53%) QlikView
13 12 (0.53%) SQL Server 2005
13 12 (0.53%) MongoDB
13 12 (0.53%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 49 (2.15%) Git (software)
2 44 (1.93%) Subversion
3 36 (1.58%) Selenium
4 30 (1.32%) Jenkins
5 27 (1.18%) Oracle Forms
6 25 (1.10%) LoadRunner
6 25 (1.10%) JIRA
6 25 (1.10%) Rational DOORS
7 19 (0.83%) Metasploit
8 18 (0.79%) HP UFT
9 16 (0.70%) Maven
9 16 (0.70%) Visual Studio
10 13 (0.57%) Bugzilla
10 13 (0.57%) Team Foundation Server
11 12 (0.53%) JUnit
11 12 (0.53%) ClearCase
12 11 (0.48%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 8 (0.35%) TestDirector
14 7 (0.31%) Cucumber
15 6 (0.26%) eggPlant
General
1 237 (10.39%) Finance
2 185 (8.11%) Telecoms
3 38 (1.67%) Publishing
4 34 (1.49%) Manufacturing
5 32 (1.40%) Marketing
6 28 (1.23%) Aerospace
7 27 (1.18%) Legal
8 24 (1.05%) Military
9 19 (0.83%) Law
10 15 (0.66%) Retail
11 13 (0.57%) Electronics
12 10 (0.44%) Banking
12 10 (0.44%) Local Government
13 7 (0.31%) French Language
13 7 (0.31%) German Language
14 5 (0.22%) Arabic Language
15 4 (0.18%) Avionics
16 3 (0.13%) Billing
17 2 (0.088%) Back Office
17 2 (0.088%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 475 (20.82%) Analyst
2 183 (8.02%) Developer
3 171 (7.50%) Architect
4 163 (7.15%) Consultant
5 142 (6.23%) Network Engineer
5 142 (6.23%) Support Engineer
6 140 (6.14%) Project Manager
7 119 (5.22%) Administrator
8 95 (4.16%) Support Analyst
9 83 (3.64%) Systems Administrator
10 79 (3.46%) Systems Engineer
11 74 (3.24%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 72 (3.16%) Applications Support
13 59 (2.59%) Solutions Architect
14 57 (2.50%) Security Analyst
15 55 (2.41%) Test Analyst
16 53 (2.32%) Service Analyst
17 51 (2.24%) Security Engineer
18 50 (2.19%) Security Consultant
19 49 (2.15%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 105 (4.60%) .NET
2 94 (4.12%) HTML
3 68 (2.98%) CSS
4 60 (2.63%) XML
5 51 (2.24%) ASP.NET
6 46 (2.02%) JSP
7 41 (1.80%) Web Services
8 39 (1.71%) J2EE
9 33 (1.45%) jQuery
10 31 (1.36%) Software Packaging
11 30 (1.32%) Spring
12 27 (1.18%) Hibernate
13 25 (1.10%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 24 (1.05%) HTML5
15 20 (0.88%) ASP.NET MVC
15 20 (0.88%) .NET Framework
15 20 (0.88%) XSLT
16 19 (0.83%) Middleware
16 19 (0.83%) WCF
17 16 (0.70%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 176 (7.72%) Analytical Skills
2 145 (6.36%) Data Centre
3 72 (3.16%) Computer Science
4 70 (3.07%) Clustering
5 69 (3.02%) Management Information System
6 53 (2.32%) CESG
7 49 (2.15%) Replication
8 37 (1.62%) Mathematics
9 34 (1.49%) Blackberry
10 30 (1.32%) RMADS
11 29 (1.27%) Fat Client
11 29 (1.27%) Thin Client
12 27 (1.18%) GIS
12 27 (1.18%) PKI
12 27 (1.18%) Enterprise Storage
13 20 (0.88%) HP Storage
13 20 (0.88%) e-Health
13 20 (0.88%) Statistics
14 17 (0.75%) Algorithms
14 17 (0.75%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 651 (28.54%) Windows
2 395 (17.32%) Linux
3 215 (9.43%) UNIX
4 198 (8.68%) Windows Server 2008
5 153 (6.71%) Windows Server 2003
6 123 (5.39%) Windows Server 2012
7 108 (4.73%) Windows 7
8 70 (3.07%) Windows XP
9 61 (2.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 46 (2.02%) Solaris
11 30 (1.32%) CentOS
12 25 (1.10%) Windows 8
13 19 (0.83%) Oracle Linux
14 18 (0.79%) VxWorks
15 16 (0.70%) Ubuntu
15 16 (0.70%) Android
16 15 (0.66%) Data ONTAP
17 13 (0.57%) Windows 2000
18 9 (0.39%) Windows NT
19 6 (0.26%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 563 (24.68%) ITIL
2 235 (10.30%) Agile Software Development
3 207 (9.07%) Project Management
4 165 (7.23%) Cyber Security
5 159 (6.97%) Service Management
6 153 (6.71%) Mentoring
7 139 (6.09%) Change Management
7 139 (6.09%) PRINCE2
8 123 (5.39%) Information Security
9 120 (5.26%) Service Delivery
10 113 (4.95%) Software Engineering
11 109 (4.78%) Incident Management
11 109 (4.78%) SIEM
12 99 (4.34%) Scrum
13 90 (3.95%) Configuration Management
14 88 (3.86%) Disaster Recovery
15 87 (3.81%) ERP
15 87 (3.81%) Root Cause Analysis
16 80 (3.51%) SDLC
16 80 (3.51%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 242 (10.61%) SQL
2 209 (9.16%) Java
3 185 (8.11%) C
4 120 (5.26%) PowerShell
5 115 (5.04%) C++
6 105 (4.60%) C#
7 103 (4.52%) Python
8 91 (3.99%) JavaScript
9 70 (3.07%) Perl
10 47 (2.06%) Shell Script
11 45 (1.97%) Bash Shell
12 43 (1.89%) VB.NET
13 38 (1.67%) PL/SQL
14 25 (1.10%) VB
15 16 (0.70%) Ruby
16 15 (0.66%) T-SQL
17 14 (0.61%) VBScript
18 12 (0.53%) Ada
19 10 (0.44%) PHP
20 9 (0.39%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 1575 (69.05%) SC Cleared
2 472 (20.69%) DV Cleared
3 294 (12.89%) Degree
4 240 (10.52%) Cisco Certification
5 163 (7.15%) CCNA
6 138 (6.05%) CCNP
7 124 (5.44%) Microsoft Certification
8 107 (4.69%) CISSP
9 70 (3.07%) MCP
10 62 (2.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 61 (2.67%) MCSE
12 47 (2.06%) MCSA
13 45 (1.97%) CISM
14 42 (1.84%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 37 (1.62%) ISEB
15 37 (1.62%) MCITP
16 36 (1.58%) CCA
16 36 (1.58%) Citrix Certification
17 35 (1.53%) ISTQB
18 29 (1.27%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 222 (9.73%) SLA
2 76 (3.33%) QA
3 62 (2.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 31 (1.36%) PCI DSS
5 16 (0.70%) ISO 9001
6 12 (0.53%) COBIT
7 11 (0.48%) JSP 440
8 6 (0.26%) GPG13
9 4 (0.18%) Data Quality
10 3 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 2 (0.088%) ISO/IEC 17799
11 2 (0.088%) ISO 9000
12 1 (0.044%) BS7799
12 1 (0.044%) ISO 14001
12 1 (0.044%) HMG Infosec
12 1 (0.044%) FISMA
System Software
1 332 (14.56%) Active Directory
2 230 (10.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 117 (5.13%) Hyper-V
4 97 (4.25%) vSphere
5 63 (2.76%) Microsoft App-V
6 49 (2.15%) XenApp
7 34 (1.49%) XenDesktop
8 32 (1.40%) Terminal Services
9 31 (1.36%) VMware ESX
9 31 (1.36%) UAG
10 28 (1.23%) ISA Server
11 24 (1.05%) XenServer
12 23 (1.01%) Forefront TMG
12 23 (1.01%) vCloud
13 13 (0.57%) Xen
14 12 (0.53%) NFS
15 11 (0.48%) Firmware
16 10 (0.44%) Samba
16 10 (0.44%) Snort
17 8 (0.35%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 140 (6.14%) SCCM
2 85 (3.73%) SCOM
3 42 (1.84%) Puppet
4 41 (1.80%) Nessus
5 40 (1.75%) Nmap
6 36 (1.58%) HP SIM
7 34 (1.49%) NetBackup
8 33 (1.45%) EMC NetWorker
9 24 (1.05%) HP Data Protector
10 22 (0.96%) McAfee ePO
11 21 (0.92%) WSUS
11 21 (0.92%) Opscode Chef
12 20 (0.88%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
12 20 (0.88%) Cisco Prime
13 19 (0.83%) EdgeSight
13 19 (0.83%) Tivoli
14 16 (0.70%) HP Quality Center
14 16 (0.70%) Hyperic
15 15 (0.66%) Ansible
15 15 (0.66%) Nagios
Vendors
1 624 (27.36%) Microsoft
2 343 (15.04%) Cisco
3 306 (13.42%) VMware
4 278 (12.19%) Oracle
5 201 (8.81%) HP
6 173 (7.58%) Citrix
7 128 (5.61%) Juniper
8 92 (4.03%) CheckPoint
9 86 (3.77%) Symantec
10 83 (3.64%) SAP
11 71 (3.11%) F5
12 64 (2.81%) Computacenter
13 63 (2.76%) EMC
14 62 (2.72%) NetApp
15 57 (2.50%) Red Hat
15 57 (2.50%) McAfee
16 50 (2.19%) Sun
17 45 (1.97%) ArcSight
18 42 (1.84%) SolarWinds
19 38 (1.67%) IBM
Camberley, Surrey
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: £50k - 60k per year + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £55,000 - £85,000
Posted: Yesterday
Havant, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Fareham, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Sanderson
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000 plus an excellent package
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Exceptional Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leatherhead, Surrey
Sanderson
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: 35-55K
Posted: Yesterday
Fareham, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
LA International
Salary: £26500 - £33000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Ashdown IT
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Sopra Steria Limited
Posted: 2 days ago
Aldershot, Hampshire
CSC
Posted: 2 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35,000 - £55,000 + & an Outstanding Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35,000 + £55,000 & an Outstanding Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Camberley, Surrey
Imperative People
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Kent
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago