The table below looks at the statistics for Security Cleared in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Security Cleared over the 3 months to 29 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Clearance
Rank 79 88 77
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -11
Permanent jobs citing Security Cleared 3416 3452 3895
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 3.60% 3.16% 3.41%
As % of the Qualifications category 13.77% 11.55% 12.54%
Number of salaries quoted 2418 2677 2773
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £46,500
% change year-on-year
- -3.22%

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

Qualifications Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
24807 29886 31056
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 26.11% 27.35% 27.16%
Number of salaries quoted 19923 24116 24256
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,250
% change year-on-year
- +3.03%

Security Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Security Cleared Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Security Cleared
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Security Cleared within the UK.

Security Cleared Salary Trend in the UK

Security Cleared
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Security Cleared over the 3 months to 29 September 2016 within the UK.

Security Cleared Salary Histogram in the UK

Security Cleared
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Cleared within the UK over the 3 months to 29 September 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
England +12 3196 £47,500 - 467
South East +3 952 £49,500 +10.00% 131
South West +10 860 £42,500 - 91
London -12 566 £57,500 +4.07% 110
Gloucestershire +1 455 £45,000 - 61
Hampshire +4 409 £42,500 -1.16% 52
North West +29 204 £45,000 +12.50% 43
West Midlands +26 198 £47,500 +5.55% 33
Berkshire +1 189 £55,000 +15.78% 14
Wiltshire +17 184 £35,000 -12.50% 9
East of England +18 177 £45,000 -10.00% 17
Surrey +16 169 £49,000 +8.88% 31
Gloucester +1 143 £40,000 -5.88% 26
Hertfordshire +48 134 £47,500 -5.00% 6
Bristol -1 126 £45,000 - 16
Merseyside +38 124 £41,250 -36.53% 3
Liverpool +36 124 £41,250 -36.53% 3
Cheltenham +22 119 £50,000 -4.76% 22
Birmingham +2 119 £60,000 +20.00% 17
Oxfordshire -3 118 £60,000 +84.61% 9
Farnborough +11 94 £36,250 -14.70% 9
East Midlands -10 93 £42,500 +6.25% 7
Reading 0 87 £51,500 +8.42% 13
Yorkshire -33 66 £42,500 -5.55% 15
Andover +26 63 £32,000 - 1
Somerset +33 57 £40,000 +26.98% 1
Chippenham +18 56 £35,000 - 2
Hemel Hempstead +12 50 £50,000 +11.11% 5
North East +39 49 £41,500 +6.41% 18
Corsham +1 46 £31,500 -21.25% 2

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 with a requirement for Security Cleared.

1 4027 (60.36%) SC Cleared
2 1677 (25.13%) DV Cleared
3 1473 (22.08%) Windows
4 1336 (20.02%) Microsoft
5 1302 (19.51%) Agile Software Development
6 1266 (18.97%) Java
7 1200 (17.99%) ITIL
8 1120 (16.79%) Linux
9 993 (14.88%) Cybersecurity
10 897 (13.44%) Degree
11 882 (13.22%) C
12 862 (12.92%) SQL
13 832 (12.47%) Finance
14 789 (11.83%) Firewall
15 778 (11.66%) VMware
16 762 (11.42%) Oracle
17 658 (9.86%) Cisco
18 650 (9.74%) C#
19 649 (9.73%) JavaScript
20 643 (9.64%) Active Directory
21 640 (9.59%) C++
21 640 (9.59%) MS Excel
22 604 (9.05%) Software Engineering
23 591 (8.86%) Telecoms
24 585 (8.77%) Cisco Certification
25 579 (8.68%) HTML
26 572 (8.57%) SQL Server
27 567 (8.50%) Python
28 565 (8.47%) .NET
29 557 (8.35%) Unix

Security Cleared
Top Related IT Skills 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
1 351 (5.26%) SharePoint
2 169 (2.53%) MS Exchange
3 153 (2.29%) JBoss
4 147 (2.20%) WebLogic
5 138 (2.07%) Apache
6 133 (1.99%) IIS
7 124 (1.86%) Skype for Business
8 103 (1.54%) SharePoint 2010
9 98 (1.47%) Apache Pig
10 92 (1.38%) Elasticsearch
11 87 (1.30%) SharePoint 2013
12 83 (1.24%) Apache Spark
13 80 (1.20%) Tomcat
14 76 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2010
15 69 (1.03%) WebSphere
16 68 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2007
17 67 (1.00%) BizTalk Server
18 62 (0.93%) Alfresco
19 53 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2013
20 42 (0.63%) Joomla!
Applications
1 640 (9.59%) MS Excel
2 342 (5.13%) MS Office
3 99 (1.48%) MS Project
4 76 (1.14%) MS Visio
5 62 (0.93%) MS PowerPoint
6 29 (0.43%) Spreadsheet
7 20 (0.30%) InfoPath
8 11 (0.16%) AutoCAD
8 11 (0.16%) OmniGraffle
9 10 (0.15%) Photoshop
10 9 (0.13%) Adobe Illustrator
11 8 (0.12%) Simulink
12 6 (0.090%) Mingle
13 5 (0.075%) SOLIDWORKS
14 4 (0.060%) Adobe Creative Suite
14 4 (0.060%) OrCAD
15 3 (0.045%) 3ds Max
15 3 (0.045%) Acrobat
15 3 (0.045%) Fireworks
15 3 (0.045%) Maya
Business Applications
1 77 (1.15%) Dynamics CRM
2 59 (0.88%) Remedy ITSM
3 46 (0.69%) Oracle EBS
4 40 (0.60%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 34 (0.51%) SAP HR
6 27 (0.40%) Oracle EBS R12
7 22 (0.33%) SAP FI
8 21 (0.31%) SAP HCM
9 20 (0.30%) Maximo
10 18 (0.27%) Dynamics AX
11 14 (0.21%) Oracle BPM
11 14 (0.21%) SAP Payroll
12 13 (0.19%) Oracle 11i
12 13 (0.19%) Primavera
12 13 (0.19%) Sentinel
13 12 (0.18%) Oracle Applications
13 12 (0.18%) Oracle ERP
13 12 (0.18%) SAP PS
14 10 (0.15%) SAP CRM
14 10 (0.15%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 264 (3.96%) Microsoft Azure
2 185 (2.77%) Office 365
3 183 (2.74%) Amazon AWS
4 130 (1.95%) SaaS
5 109 (1.63%) PaaS
6 75 (1.12%) IaaS
7 68 (1.02%) GitHub
8 66 (0.99%) Cloud Computing
9 57 (0.85%) Azure Active Directory
10 38 (0.57%) Google Cloud Platform
11 20 (0.30%) SuccessFactors
12 11 (0.16%) Amazon S3
13 8 (0.12%) Taleo
13 8 (0.12%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 7 (0.10%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
14 7 (0.10%) IBM Cloud
15 6 (0.090%) Amazon EC2
16 5 (0.075%) Oracle CX
17 2 (0.030%) AWS OpsWorks
17 2 (0.030%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 789 (11.83%) Firewall
2 383 (5.74%) Network Security
3 345 (5.17%) TCP/IP
4 337 (5.05%) WAN
5 336 (5.04%) LAN
6 265 (3.97%) VPN
7 249 (3.73%) DNS
8 163 (2.44%) Cisco ASA
9 161 (2.41%) Wireless
10 159 (2.38%) Internet
11 140 (2.10%) SAN
12 137 (2.05%) DHCP
13 127 (1.90%) MPLS
14 124 (1.86%) SSL
15 111 (1.66%) BGP
16 99 (1.48%) HTTP
17 86 (1.29%) OSPF
18 78 (1.17%) Intrusion Detection
19 72 (1.08%) VoIP
20 58 (0.87%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 572 (8.57%) SQL Server
2 368 (5.52%) Big Data
3 237 (3.55%) Hadoop
4 206 (3.09%) MongoDB
5 184 (2.76%) Oracle Database
6 174 (2.61%) MySQL
7 163 (2.44%) NoSQL
8 124 (1.86%) Relational Database
9 101 (1.51%) Apache Hive
10 96 (1.44%) Oracle Database 11g
11 83 (1.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 79 (1.18%) PostgreSQL
13 71 (1.06%) GIS
13 71 (1.06%) RDBMS
14 65 (0.97%) SQL Server 2008
15 62 (0.93%) Apache Cassandra
16 54 (0.81%) Neo4j
17 49 (0.73%) Data Warehouse
18 47 (0.70%) SQL Server 2012
19 45 (0.67%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 178 (2.67%) Selenium
2 166 (2.49%) Jenkins
2 166 (2.49%) JIRA
3 163 (2.44%) Visual Studio
4 139 (2.08%) Team Foundation Server
5 110 (1.65%) Maven
6 106 (1.59%) Subversion
7 104 (1.56%) JUnit
8 90 (1.35%) Metasploit
9 89 (1.33%) Git (software)
10 78 (1.17%) Cucumber
11 63 (0.94%) Ant
12 61 (0.91%) Rational DOORS
13 47 (0.70%) Jasmine
14 45 (0.67%) Eclipse
15 39 (0.58%) LoadRunner
16 38 (0.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 38 (0.57%) Moq
17 30 (0.45%) SoapUI
18 29 (0.43%) Oracle Forms
General
1 832 (12.47%) Finance
2 591 (8.86%) Telecoms
3 214 (3.21%) Manufacturing
4 153 (2.29%) Retail
5 142 (2.13%) Military
6 141 (2.11%) Legal
7 122 (1.83%) Electronics
8 118 (1.77%) Aerospace
9 117 (1.75%) Marketing
10 105 (1.57%) Banking
11 83 (1.24%) Publishing
12 81 (1.21%) Games
13 54 (0.81%) Automotive
14 39 (0.58%) Back Office
15 31 (0.46%) Local Government
16 30 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
17 26 (0.39%) Multimedia
18 23 (0.34%) Spanish Language
19 22 (0.33%) Law
20 21 (0.31%) French Language
Job Titles
1 854 (12.80%) Analyst
2 815 (12.22%) Developer
3 799 (11.98%) Architect
4 765 (11.47%) Consultant
5 374 (5.61%) Network Engineer
6 359 (5.38%) Support Engineer
7 304 (4.56%) Security Consultant
8 285 (4.27%) Software Engineer
9 233 (3.49%) Java Developer
10 230 (3.45%) Administrator
11 222 (3.33%) Solutions Architect
12 200 (3.00%) Security Architect
13 195 (2.92%) Tester
14 187 (2.80%) Security Engineer
15 179 (2.68%) Infrastructure Engineer
16 178 (2.67%) Systems Engineer
17 173 (2.59%) Project Manager
18 157 (2.35%) Security Analyst
19 149 (2.23%) Support Analyst
20 148 (2.22%) 3rd Line Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 579 (8.68%) HTML
2 565 (8.47%) .NET
3 403 (6.04%) Web Services
4 364 (5.46%) CSS
5 352 (5.28%) XML
6 280 (4.20%) HTML5
7 246 (3.69%) Spring
8 214 (3.21%) J2EE
9 200 (3.00%) jQuery
10 190 (2.85%) ASP.NET
11 178 (2.67%) AngularJS
12 161 (2.41%) Hibernate
13 156 (2.34%) Java EE
14 152 (2.28%) REST
15 149 (2.23%) JSON
16 137 (2.05%) SOAP
17 120 (1.80%) CSS3
18 100 (1.50%) Backbone.js
19 86 (1.29%) .NET Framework
20 83 (1.24%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 511 (7.66%) Analytical Skills
2 424 (6.35%) Management Information System
3 331 (4.96%) Computer Science
4 299 (4.48%) Data Centre
5 183 (2.74%) PKI
6 162 (2.43%) Driving Licence
7 146 (2.19%) CESG
8 112 (1.68%) Mobile App
9 111 (1.66%) Mathematics
10 110 (1.65%) Visualisation
11 101 (1.51%) Security Operations Centre
12 100 (1.50%) Cyberthreat
13 97 (1.45%) User Experience
14 96 (1.44%) Cybercrime
15 90 (1.35%) Clustering
15 90 (1.35%) Private Cloud
16 72 (1.08%) Cyber Attack
17 64 (0.96%) Cryptography
18 62 (0.93%) Embedded Systems
19 47 (0.70%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1473 (22.08%) Windows
2 1120 (16.79%) Linux
3 557 (8.35%) Unix
4 498 (7.46%) Windows Server
5 333 (4.99%) Windows Server 2008
6 294 (4.41%) Windows Server 2012
7 198 (2.97%) Windows 7
8 189 (2.83%) Windows Server 2003
9 180 (2.70%) Android
10 157 (2.35%) Solaris
11 137 (2.05%) Apple iOS
12 115 (1.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 102 (1.53%) CentOS
14 101 (1.51%) Windows 10
15 62 (0.93%) VxWorks
16 61 (0.91%) AIX
17 56 (0.84%) Windows 8
18 46 (0.69%) Windows XP
19 44 (0.66%) Windows Phone
20 32 (0.48%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 1302 (19.51%) Agile Software Development
2 1200 (17.99%) ITIL
3 993 (14.88%) Cybersecurity
4 604 (9.05%) Software Engineering
5 501 (7.51%) Information Security
6 492 (7.37%) Presales
7 486 (7.28%) Scrum
8 481 (7.21%) Project Management
9 467 (7.00%) Open Source
10 458 (6.86%) Service Delivery
11 408 (6.12%) Penetration Testing
12 369 (5.53%) Mentoring
13 351 (5.26%) Security Architecture
14 335 (5.02%) Service Management
15 321 (4.81%) Infrastructure Management
16 285 (4.27%) Stakeholder Management
17 281 (4.21%) PRINCE2
18 277 (4.15%) Analytics
19 262 (3.93%) Continuous Integration
20 260 (3.90%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 1266 (18.97%) Java
2 882 (13.22%) C
3 862 (12.92%) SQL
4 650 (9.74%) C#
5 649 (9.73%) JavaScript
6 640 (9.59%) C++
7 567 (8.50%) Python
8 276 (4.14%) PowerShell
9 237 (3.55%) Perl
10 211 (3.16%) PHP
11 155 (2.32%) Ruby
12 148 (2.22%) VB
13 143 (2.14%) PL/SQL
14 132 (1.98%) Scala
15 128 (1.92%) Shell Script
16 123 (1.84%) Objective-C
17 121 (1.81%) VB.NET
18 118 (1.77%) Bash Shell
19 97 (1.45%) T-SQL
20 74 (1.11%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 4027 (60.36%) SC Cleared
2 1677 (25.13%) DV Cleared
3 897 (13.44%) Degree
4 585 (8.77%) Cisco Certification
5 454 (6.80%) CISSP
6 422 (6.32%) CCNA
7 313 (4.69%) Microsoft Certification
8 287 (4.30%) CCNP
9 211 (3.16%) CISM
10 201 (3.01%) CREST Certified
11 165 (2.47%) MCSE
12 156 (2.34%) GIAC
13 145 (2.17%) CEH
14 134 (2.01%) ISEB
15 133 (1.99%) SANS
16 131 (1.96%) BC Cleared
17 127 (1.90%) ITIL Certification
18 123 (1.84%) ISTQB
19 115 (1.72%) BPSS Clearance
20 104 (1.56%) CHECK Team Leader
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 432 (6.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 413 (6.19%) SLA
3 197 (2.95%) QA
4 151 (2.26%) PCI DSS
5 87 (1.30%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 37 (0.55%) Disclosure Scotland
7 36 (0.54%) RMADS
8 34 (0.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 31 (0.46%) JSP 440
10 30 (0.45%) GCP
11 25 (0.37%) GPG13
12 21 (0.31%) COBIT
12 21 (0.31%) Data Quality
13 20 (0.30%) ISO 9001
14 19 (0.28%) FISMA
15 15 (0.22%) ISO27002
16 12 (0.18%) DO-178B
17 9 (0.13%) ISO22301
18 7 (0.10%) MISRA
18 7 (0.10%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 643 (9.64%) Active Directory
2 527 (7.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 268 (4.02%) Hyper-V
4 137 (2.05%) vSphere
5 89 (1.33%) Docker
6 77 (1.15%) Firmware
7 76 (1.14%) XenApp
8 63 (0.94%) VMware ESX
9 61 (0.91%) Virtual Machines
10 55 (0.82%) Microsoft App-V
10 55 (0.82%) VMware ESXi
11 45 (0.67%) Oracle RAC
12 44 (0.66%) Terminal Services
13 39 (0.58%) XenDesktop
14 38 (0.57%) vCloud
15 33 (0.49%) Virtual Servers
16 30 (0.45%) Samba
17 29 (0.43%) BitLocker
18 28 (0.42%) VMware Workstation
19 25 (0.37%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 244 (3.66%) SCCM
2 157 (2.35%) SCOM
3 139 (2.08%) Puppet
4 137 (2.05%) Nessus
5 107 (1.60%) Nmap
6 93 (1.39%) NetBackup
7 67 (1.00%) Backup Exec
8 63 (0.94%) Opscode Chef
9 59 (0.88%) Microsoft Intune
10 58 (0.87%) Nagios
11 52 (0.78%) Ansible
12 49 (0.73%) WSUS
13 42 (0.63%) HP Quality Center
14 39 (0.58%) Oracle RMAN
15 37 (0.55%) OpenVAS
16 35 (0.52%) Microsoft Clustering
17 31 (0.46%) SCVMM
18 29 (0.43%) Data Guard
19 28 (0.42%) HP Data Protector
20 26 (0.39%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 1336 (20.02%) Microsoft
2 778 (11.66%) VMware
3 762 (11.42%) Oracle
4 658 (9.86%) Cisco
5 352 (5.28%) Juniper
6 260 (3.90%) HP
7 236 (3.54%) Citrix
8 225 (3.37%) IBM
9 223 (3.34%) Red Hat
10 203 (3.04%) SAP
11 201 (3.01%) CheckPoint
12 143 (2.14%) F5
13 116 (1.74%) EMC
14 114 (1.71%) Remedy
15 100 (1.50%) Palo Alto
16 97 (1.45%) Symantec
17 65 (0.97%) NetApp
18 62 (0.93%) Dell
19 53 (0.79%) MuleSoft
20 52 (0.78%) SolarWinds
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