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

3 months to
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Clearance
Rank 78 92 75
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -17
Permanent jobs citing Security Cleared 3418 3421 4042
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 3.55% 3.13% 3.48%
As % of the Qualifications category 13.47% 11.38% 12.82%
Number of salaries quoted 2438 2657 2815
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,500 £29,900
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.26%

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
25367 30060 31540
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 26.32% 27.48% 27.14%
Number of salaries quoted 20569 24250 24401
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.40%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +16 3155 £47,500 +5.55% 442
South East +2 1020 £47,500 +5.55% 119
South West +13 774 £43,000 +1.17% 104
London -10 609 £60,000 +9.09% 98
Hampshire +4 422 £43,000 +4.87% 55
Gloucestershire +6 390 £45,000 - 67
Berkshire -9 209 £52,500 +5.00% 21
East of England +31 206 £42,500 -15.00% 23
West Midlands +22 194 £48,000 - 17
Surrey +17 165 £50,000 +11.11% 21
Wiltshire +10 162 £35,000 -10.25% 11
Hertfordshire +31 137 £42,500 -15.00% 8
Bristol +17 129 £46,500 +9.41% 15
North West -12 127 £45,000 +38.46% 26
Birmingham +6 122 £60,000 +9.09% 9
Gloucester +3 115 £40,000 -11.11% 32
Oxfordshire -2 113 £50,000 +53.84% 2
Cheltenham +23 107 £50,000 -4.76% 15
Reading -14 98 £57,500 +15.00% 9
Farnborough +11 79 £40,000 +14.28% 5
Yorkshire +19 77 £42,500 -5.55% 11
East Midlands -19 74 £37,500 -6.25% 5
Andover +12 70 £45,000 +34.32% 4
Somerset +27 54 £42,000 +33.33% 6
Chippenham +7 54 £35,000 - 4
Leatherhead +8 53 £50,000 +25.00% 7
Hemel Hempstead +7 53 £42,500 -15.00% 4
Buckinghamshire -28 52 £45,000 +9.09% 7
Merseyside +16 51 £45,000 +50.00% 2
Liverpool +15 51 £45,000 -30.76% 2

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 4144 (61.45%) SC Cleared
2 1609 (23.86%) DV Cleared
3 1514 (22.45%) Windows
4 1347 (19.97%) Microsoft
5 1292 (19.16%) Agile Software Development
6 1254 (18.59%) Java
7 1169 (17.33%) ITIL
8 1091 (16.18%) Linux
9 1039 (15.41%) Cybersecurity
10 951 (14.10%) Degree
11 929 (13.78%) Finance
12 891 (13.21%) C
13 839 (12.44%) SQL
14 827 (12.26%) Firewall
15 813 (12.06%) VMware
16 762 (11.30%) Oracle
17 700 (10.38%) Cisco
18 670 (9.93%) JavaScript
19 649 (9.62%) Active Directory
20 645 (9.56%) C++
21 641 (9.50%) C#
22 614 (9.10%) MS Excel
23 605 (8.97%) HTML
24 602 (8.93%) SQL Server
25 594 (8.81%) .NET
26 592 (8.78%) Software Engineering
27 586 (8.69%) Telecoms
28 575 (8.53%) Cisco Certification
29 557 (8.26%) Unix
30 548 (8.13%) Python

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
1 374 (5.55%) SharePoint
2 185 (2.74%) MS Exchange
3 153 (2.27%) JBoss
4 145 (2.15%) Skype for Business
5 139 (2.06%) Apache
6 132 (1.96%) WebLogic
7 125 (1.85%) IIS
8 107 (1.59%) SharePoint 2010
9 99 (1.47%) SharePoint 2013
10 95 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2010
11 93 (1.38%) Elasticsearch
12 90 (1.33%) Tomcat
13 84 (1.25%) Apache Pig
14 76 (1.13%) Apache Spark
14 76 (1.13%) Exchange Server 2007
15 69 (1.02%) WebSphere
16 64 (0.95%) Alfresco
17 59 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2013
18 54 (0.80%) SAS
19 45 (0.67%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 614 (9.10%) MS Excel
2 325 (4.82%) MS Office
3 90 (1.33%) MS Project
4 83 (1.23%) MS Visio
5 67 (0.99%) MS PowerPoint
6 30 (0.44%) Spreadsheet
7 21 (0.31%) InfoPath
8 13 (0.19%) Mingle
8 13 (0.19%) OmniGraffle
9 12 (0.18%) Adobe Illustrator
10 10 (0.15%) AutoCAD
11 9 (0.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 9 (0.13%) Photoshop
12 7 (0.10%) Simulink
13 6 (0.089%) 3ds Max
13 6 (0.089%) Maya
13 6 (0.089%) OrCAD
14 5 (0.074%) SOLIDWORKS
15 4 (0.059%) Maple
16 3 (0.044%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 71 (1.05%) Remedy ITSM
2 70 (1.04%) Dynamics CRM
3 55 (0.82%) Oracle EBS
4 47 (0.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 32 (0.47%) SAP HR
6 30 (0.44%) Oracle EBS R12
7 19 (0.28%) SAP FI
7 19 (0.28%) SAP HCM
8 18 (0.27%) Maximo
9 14 (0.21%) Oracle 11i
9 14 (0.21%) Oracle Payroll
9 14 (0.21%) SAP Payroll
10 13 (0.19%) SAP ERP
11 12 (0.18%) Oracle BPM
12 11 (0.16%) Dynamics AX
12 11 (0.16%) Sentinel
13 10 (0.15%) Oracle Applications
13 10 (0.15%) Oracle General Ledger
13 10 (0.15%) Oracle HRMS
13 10 (0.15%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 246 (3.65%) Microsoft Azure
2 202 (3.00%) Office 365
3 178 (2.64%) Amazon AWS
4 122 (1.81%) SaaS
5 98 (1.45%) PaaS
6 77 (1.14%) IaaS
7 56 (0.83%) Azure Active Directory
8 53 (0.79%) Cloud Computing
9 45 (0.67%) GitHub
10 28 (0.42%) Google Cloud Platform
11 16 (0.24%) SuccessFactors
12 9 (0.13%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 8 (0.12%) Amazon S3
14 7 (0.10%) IBM Cloud
14 7 (0.10%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 5 (0.074%) Amazon EC2
15 5 (0.074%) Oracle CX
16 4 (0.059%) Google Analytics
17 3 (0.044%) Taleo
18 2 (0.030%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 827 (12.26%) Firewall
2 383 (5.68%) Network Security
3 360 (5.34%) TCP/IP
4 339 (5.03%) WAN
5 323 (4.79%) LAN
6 287 (4.26%) VPN
7 231 (3.43%) DNS
8 184 (2.73%) Wireless
9 172 (2.55%) Internet
10 171 (2.54%) Cisco ASA
11 154 (2.28%) SAN
12 142 (2.11%) MPLS
13 140 (2.08%) DHCP
14 118 (1.75%) SSL
15 108 (1.60%) BGP
16 91 (1.35%) HTTP
17 86 (1.28%) Intrusion Detection
17 86 (1.28%) VoIP
18 85 (1.26%) OSPF
19 63 (0.93%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 602 (8.93%) SQL Server
2 373 (5.53%) Big Data
3 240 (3.56%) Hadoop
4 199 (2.95%) MongoDB
5 180 (2.67%) Oracle Database
6 165 (2.45%) MySQL
7 164 (2.43%) NoSQL
8 128 (1.90%) Relational Database
9 106 (1.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 90 (1.33%) Apache Hive
11 89 (1.32%) Oracle Database 11g
12 84 (1.25%) PostgreSQL
13 79 (1.17%) GIS
14 74 (1.10%) Data Warehouse
15 65 (0.96%) RDBMS
16 64 (0.95%) Apache Cassandra
17 57 (0.85%) SQL Server 2008
18 56 (0.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 55 (0.82%) Neo4j
20 50 (0.74%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 191 (2.83%) Selenium
2 184 (2.73%) Jenkins
3 177 (2.62%) JIRA
4 157 (2.33%) Visual Studio
5 137 (2.03%) Team Foundation Server
6 118 (1.75%) Maven
7 116 (1.72%) Git (software)
7 116 (1.72%) Subversion
8 109 (1.62%) JUnit
9 96 (1.42%) Metasploit
10 79 (1.17%) Cucumber
11 69 (1.02%) Ant
12 59 (0.87%) Rational DOORS
13 54 (0.80%) Jasmine
14 50 (0.74%) Eclipse
15 46 (0.68%) Burp Suite
16 43 (0.64%) Moq
17 42 (0.62%) LoadRunner
18 40 (0.59%) TestNG
19 35 (0.52%) Apache Ivy
General
1 929 (13.78%) Finance
2 586 (8.69%) Telecoms
3 204 (3.02%) Manufacturing
4 156 (2.31%) Military
5 152 (2.25%) Electronics
6 143 (2.12%) Retail
7 127 (1.88%) Marketing
8 124 (1.84%) Legal
9 107 (1.59%) Banking
10 98 (1.45%) Aerospace
11 79 (1.17%) Games
12 63 (0.93%) Publishing
13 56 (0.83%) Automotive
14 40 (0.59%) Back Office
15 35 (0.52%) Local Government
16 34 (0.50%) Multimedia
17 30 (0.44%) Pharmaceutical
18 26 (0.39%) Financial Institution
19 24 (0.36%) French Language
20 23 (0.34%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 867 (12.86%) Analyst
2 839 (12.44%) Consultant
3 820 (12.16%) Architect
4 810 (12.01%) Developer
5 392 (5.81%) Network Engineer
6 389 (5.77%) Support Engineer
7 369 (5.47%) Security Consultant
8 269 (3.99%) Software Engineer
9 222 (3.29%) Java Developer
10 212 (3.14%) Security Architect
11 208 (3.08%) Solutions Architect
12 206 (3.05%) Security Engineer
13 198 (2.94%) Administrator
14 193 (2.86%) Tester
15 186 (2.76%) Systems Engineer
16 185 (2.74%) Infrastructure Engineer
17 179 (2.65%) Project Manager
18 167 (2.48%) Security Analyst
18 167 (2.48%) Support Analyst
19 159 (2.36%) 3rd Line Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 605 (8.97%) HTML
2 594 (8.81%) .NET
3 385 (5.71%) CSS
4 357 (5.29%) Web Services
5 325 (4.82%) XML
6 304 (4.51%) HTML5
7 222 (3.29%) Spring
8 196 (2.91%) J2EE
9 195 (2.89%) jQuery
10 186 (2.76%) ASP.NET
11 163 (2.42%) AngularJS
12 151 (2.24%) JSON
13 147 (2.18%) Hibernate
14 142 (2.11%) REST
14 142 (2.11%) SOAP
15 131 (1.94%) CSS3
16 123 (1.82%) Java EE
17 96 (1.42%) Backbone.js
18 82 (1.22%) Node.js
19 78 (1.16%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 499 (7.40%) Analytical Skills
2 412 (6.11%) Management Information System
3 337 (5.00%) Computer Science
4 283 (4.20%) Data Centre
5 187 (2.77%) PKI
6 167 (2.48%) CESG
7 155 (2.30%) Driving Licence
8 144 (2.14%) Mobile App
9 126 (1.87%) Mathematics
10 121 (1.79%) Cybercrime
11 113 (1.68%) Security Operations Centre
12 108 (1.60%) Clustering
12 108 (1.60%) Visualisation
13 98 (1.45%) User Experience
14 88 (1.30%) Cyberthreat
15 84 (1.25%) Private Cloud
16 77 (1.14%) Embedded Systems
17 65 (0.96%) Cyber Attack
18 58 (0.86%) Cryptography
19 53 (0.79%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 1514 (22.45%) Windows
2 1091 (16.18%) Linux
3 557 (8.26%) Unix
4 543 (8.05%) Windows Server
5 369 (5.47%) Windows Server 2008
6 307 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
7 228 (3.38%) Windows Server 2003
8 204 (3.02%) Windows 7
9 179 (2.65%) Android
10 154 (2.28%) Solaris
11 137 (2.03%) Apple iOS
12 136 (2.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 97 (1.44%) CentOS
14 88 (1.30%) Windows 10
15 64 (0.95%) AIX
16 59 (0.87%) Windows 8
17 56 (0.83%) VxWorks
18 54 (0.80%) Windows XP
19 45 (0.67%) Windows Phone
20 43 (0.64%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1292 (19.16%) Agile Software Development
2 1169 (17.33%) ITIL
3 1039 (15.41%) Cybersecurity
4 592 (8.78%) Software Engineering
5 528 (7.83%) Information Security
6 501 (7.43%) Presales
6 501 (7.43%) Project Management
7 453 (6.72%) Open Source
8 452 (6.70%) Scrum
9 443 (6.57%) Service Delivery
10 410 (6.08%) Mentoring
11 397 (5.89%) Penetration Testing
12 379 (5.62%) Security Architecture
13 320 (4.74%) Analytics
14 314 (4.66%) PRINCE2
15 313 (4.64%) Service Management
16 286 (4.24%) Continuous Integration
17 274 (4.06%) Stakeholder Management
17 274 (4.06%) TOGAF
18 270 (4.00%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 1254 (18.59%) Java
2 891 (13.21%) C
3 839 (12.44%) SQL
4 670 (9.93%) JavaScript
5 645 (9.56%) C++
6 641 (9.50%) C#
7 548 (8.13%) Python
8 283 (4.20%) PowerShell
9 233 (3.45%) Perl
10 230 (3.41%) PHP
11 167 (2.48%) Ruby
12 160 (2.37%) VB
13 142 (2.11%) PL/SQL
14 130 (1.93%) Scala
15 129 (1.91%) VB.NET
16 128 (1.90%) Bash Shell
17 123 (1.82%) Shell Script
18 110 (1.63%) Objective-C
19 102 (1.51%) T-SQL
20 66 (0.98%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 4144 (61.45%) SC Cleared
2 1609 (23.86%) DV Cleared
3 951 (14.10%) Degree
4 575 (8.53%) Cisco Certification
5 455 (6.75%) CISSP
6 412 (6.11%) CCNA
7 297 (4.40%) CCNP
8 292 (4.33%) Microsoft Certification
9 230 (3.41%) CREST Certified
10 212 (3.14%) CISM
11 149 (2.21%) MCSE
12 142 (2.11%) GIAC
13 135 (2.00%) CEH
13 135 (2.00%) ISEB
14 126 (1.87%) SANS
15 125 (1.85%) ISTQB
16 123 (1.82%) CHECK Team Leader
17 120 (1.78%) CESG Certified Professional
18 112 (1.66%) ITIL Certification
19 102 (1.51%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 437 (6.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 411 (6.09%) SLA
3 194 (2.88%) QA
4 152 (2.25%) PCI DSS
5 102 (1.51%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 48 (0.71%) RMADS
7 33 (0.49%) JSP 440
8 27 (0.40%) Data Quality
9 25 (0.37%) COBIT
9 25 (0.37%) Disclosure Scotland
10 23 (0.34%) ISO 9001
10 23 (0.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 20 (0.30%) GCP
11 20 (0.30%) GPG13
12 16 (0.24%) FISMA
13 11 (0.16%) ISO27002
14 10 (0.15%) DO-178B
15 9 (0.13%) ISO22301
16 7 (0.10%) Def Stans
16 7 (0.10%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 649 (9.62%) Active Directory
2 523 (7.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 243 (3.60%) Hyper-V
4 165 (2.45%) vSphere
5 93 (1.38%) Docker
6 80 (1.19%) XenApp
7 74 (1.10%) VMware ESX
8 73 (1.08%) VMware ESXi
9 69 (1.02%) Firmware
10 62 (0.92%) Microsoft App-V
11 56 (0.83%) Virtual Machines
12 46 (0.68%) Oracle RAC
13 42 (0.62%) Terminal Services
14 41 (0.61%) vCloud
15 36 (0.53%) XenDesktop
16 32 (0.47%) Virtual Servers
17 27 (0.40%) BitLocker
17 27 (0.40%) Samba
18 24 (0.36%) HDFS
19 23 (0.34%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 243 (3.60%) SCCM
2 153 (2.27%) SCOM
3 143 (2.12%) Puppet
4 136 (2.02%) Nessus
5 95 (1.41%) Nmap
6 78 (1.16%) NetBackup
7 63 (0.93%) Opscode Chef
8 60 (0.89%) Ansible
9 58 (0.86%) Microsoft Intune
10 52 (0.77%) Backup Exec
11 51 (0.76%) Microsoft Clustering
12 45 (0.67%) WSUS
13 44 (0.65%) Nagios
13 44 (0.65%) Oracle RMAN
14 36 (0.53%) OpenVAS
15 35 (0.52%) Data Guard
16 33 (0.49%) HP Quality Center
17 31 (0.46%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
18 30 (0.44%) SCVMM
19 29 (0.43%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 1347 (19.97%) Microsoft
2 813 (12.06%) VMware
3 762 (11.30%) Oracle
4 700 (10.38%) Cisco
5 358 (5.31%) Juniper
6 268 (3.97%) HP
7 240 (3.56%) Citrix
8 216 (3.20%) CheckPoint
9 210 (3.11%) Red Hat
10 201 (2.98%) IBM
11 195 (2.89%) SAP
12 141 (2.09%) F5
13 134 (1.99%) Remedy
14 122 (1.81%) EMC
15 116 (1.72%) Symantec
16 114 (1.69%) Palo Alto
17 72 (1.07%) Dell
18 65 (0.96%) NetApp
19 61 (0.90%) SolarWinds
20 59 (0.87%) Intel Security
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