Period
to 19 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for SC Cleared qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 19 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Check (SC) Clearance
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
19 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 158 116 80
Rank change year-on-year -42 -36 -27
Permanent jobs citing SC Cleared 102 166 316
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.52% 2.51% 3.35%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.06% 8.80% 10.33%
Number of salaries quoted 77 142 210
Berkshire median annual salary £55,000 £44,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.60% -19.09% -8.33%
10th Percentile £37,150 £20,500 £35,000
90th Percentile £78,500 £85,000 £77,500
South East median annual salary £50,000 £45,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +9.89% +1.11% -5.26%

SC Cleared is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Berkshire
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 1,682 1,887 3,058
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 25.03% 28.53% 32.44%
Number of salaries quoted 1,275 1,424 2,366
Berkshire median annual salary £48,514 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.13% -5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £72,250 £75,000 £76,125
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +2.27%

SC Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing SC Cleared as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for SC Cleared in Berkshire

SC Cleared
Salary Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SC Cleared in Berkshire.

Salary trend for SC Cleared in Berkshire

SC Cleared
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SC Cleared in Berkshire over the 6 months to 19 July 2018.

Salary histogram for SC Cleared in Berkshire

SC Cleared
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SC Cleared within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 19 July 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading -35 43 £45,000 -5.26% 12
Bracknell -33 18 £41,500 +43.10% 4
Newbury -6 6 £60,000 - 1
Slough +8 3 £41,750 -35.77% 2
SC Cleared
South East

For the 6 months to 19 July 2018, IT jobs citing SC Cleared also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for SC Cleared.

1 102 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 23 (22.55%) Cisco
3 22 (21.57%) ITIL
4 20 (19.61%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (18.63%) Network Security
6 15 (14.71%) Degree
6 15 (14.71%) Firewall
6 15 (14.71%) Problem-Solving
7 14 (13.73%) Windows
8 13 (12.75%) Microsoft
9 12 (11.76%) Linux
9 12 (11.76%) Java
9 12 (11.76%) SQL
9 12 (11.76%) Service Delivery
9 12 (11.76%) Telecoms
9 12 (11.76%) Project Management
9 12 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
9 12 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
10 11 (10.78%) Cisco ASA
10 11 (10.78%) MS Visio
10 11 (10.78%) Capita
11 10 (9.80%) WLAN
11 10 (9.80%) CISSP
11 10 (9.80%) SQL Server
11 10 (9.80%) Unix
11 10 (9.80%) Juniper
11 10 (9.80%) CheckPoint
11 10 (9.80%) Finance
11 10 (9.80%) Open Source
11 10 (9.80%) SIEM

SC Cleared
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 7 (6.86%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.96%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.98%) Alfresco
3 1 (0.98%) Apache
3 1 (0.98%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (0.98%) Confluence
3 1 (0.98%) GeoServer
3 1 (0.98%) JBoss
3 1 (0.98%) Joomla!
Applications
1 11 (10.78%) MS Visio
2 3 (2.94%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (1.96%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.98%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (6.86%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (4.90%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.96%) IaaS
3 2 (1.96%) PaaS
3 2 (1.96%) Slack
4 1 (0.98%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.98%) GitHub
4 1 (0.98%) Office 365
4 1 (0.98%) SaaS
4 1 (0.98%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 19 (18.63%) Network Security
2 15 (14.71%) Firewall
3 11 (10.78%) Cisco ASA
4 10 (9.80%) WLAN
5 6 (5.88%) SSH
6 5 (4.90%) BGP
6 5 (4.90%) OSPF
7 4 (3.92%) IPsec
8 3 (2.94%) Internet
8 3 (2.94%) MPLS
8 3 (2.94%) SNMP
8 3 (2.94%) VPN
8 3 (2.94%) WAN
9 2 (1.96%) DNS
9 2 (1.96%) L2TP
9 2 (1.96%) LAN
9 2 (1.96%) Multicast
9 2 (1.96%) Telnet
9 2 (1.96%) VoIP
9 2 (1.96%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (9.80%) SQL Server
2 7 (6.86%) Big Data
3 6 (5.88%) Hadoop
4 2 (1.96%) Apache Hive
4 2 (1.96%) HBase
5 1 (0.98%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (0.98%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.98%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.98%) MySQL
5 1 (0.98%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.98%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.98%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 7 (6.86%) Visual Studio
2 5 (4.90%) Git (software)
3 4 (3.92%) JIRA
3 4 (3.92%) SoapUI
4 2 (1.96%) Cucumber
4 2 (1.96%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.98%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 1 (0.98%) Hudson
5 1 (0.98%) JMeter
5 1 (0.98%) JUnit
5 1 (0.98%) Maven
5 1 (0.98%) Mockito
5 1 (0.98%) Selenium
5 1 (0.98%) Subversion
General
1 12 (11.76%) Telecoms
2 10 (9.80%) Finance
3 5 (4.90%) Aerospace
4 4 (3.92%) Games
5 1 (0.98%) Avionics
5 1 (0.98%) Law
5 1 (0.98%) Legal
5 1 (0.98%) Marketing
5 1 (0.98%) Military
5 1 (0.98%) Retail
Job Titles
1 22 (21.57%) Analyst
2 10 (9.80%) Developer
3 8 (7.84%) Applications Support
3 8 (7.84%) Applications Support Analyst
3 8 (7.84%) Architect
3 8 (7.84%) Support Analyst
4 7 (6.86%) Network Engineer
4 7 (6.86%) Test Analyst
5 5 (4.90%) Software Developer
5 5 (4.90%) Team Leader
6 4 (3.92%) Cloud Architect
6 4 (3.92%) Developer/Software Engineer
6 4 (3.92%) Digital Executive
6 4 (3.92%) Lead Architect
6 4 (3.92%) NOC Engineer
6 4 (3.92%) Problem Manager
6 4 (3.92%) Python Developer
6 4 (3.92%) Python Software Engineer
6 4 (3.92%) Sales Executive
6 4 (3.92%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (7.84%) .NET
1 8 (7.84%) XML
2 4 (3.92%) Web Services
3 3 (2.94%) CGI
4 2 (1.96%) Akka
4 2 (1.96%) AngularJS
4 2 (1.96%) CSS
4 2 (1.96%) HTML
4 2 (1.96%) HTML5
4 2 (1.96%) Kafka
4 2 (1.96%) Spring
5 1 (0.98%) Apache Camel
5 1 (0.98%) Apache CXF
5 1 (0.98%) JMS
5 1 (0.98%) jQuery
5 1 (0.98%) JSF
5 1 (0.98%) LDAP
5 1 (0.98%) Node.js
5 1 (0.98%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (0.98%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (6.86%) Driving Licence
3 3 (2.94%) Computer Science
3 3 (2.94%) Machine to Machine
3 3 (2.94%) PKI
3 3 (2.94%) W3C
4 2 (1.96%) Data Centre
4 2 (1.96%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 2 (1.96%) Smart Meter
5 1 (0.98%) CESG
5 1 (0.98%) CESG CLAS
5 1 (0.98%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (0.98%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.98%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.98%) RIA
5 1 (0.98%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 14 (13.73%) Windows
2 12 (11.76%) Linux
3 10 (9.80%) Unix
3 10 (9.80%) Windows Server
4 5 (4.90%) Ubuntu
5 4 (3.92%) Debian
6 3 (2.94%) Windows 7
6 3 (2.94%) Windows 8
6 3 (2.94%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (1.96%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.98%) Solaris
8 1 (0.98%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (21.57%) ITIL
2 20 (19.61%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (14.71%) Problem-Solving
4 12 (11.76%) Project Management
4 12 (11.76%) Service Delivery
5 10 (9.80%) Open Source
5 10 (9.80%) SIEM
6 9 (8.82%) Change Control
6 9 (8.82%) Information Security
6 9 (8.82%) Time Management
7 8 (7.84%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (7.84%) DevOps
8 7 (6.86%) Coaching
8 7 (6.86%) CRM
8 7 (6.86%) ITIL V3
8 7 (6.86%) Presales
8 7 (6.86%) Tech Ops
9 6 (5.88%) Mentoring
9 6 (5.88%) Performance Monitoring
9 6 (5.88%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (11.76%) Java
1 12 (11.76%) SQL
2 8 (7.84%) C#
3 7 (6.86%) JavaScript
3 7 (6.86%) Python
4 4 (3.92%) Bash Shell
5 3 (2.94%) C
6 2 (1.96%) C++
6 2 (1.96%) R
6 2 (1.96%) Scala
6 2 (1.96%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.98%) Java 8
7 1 (0.98%) Perl
7 1 (0.98%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.98%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.98%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.98%) VB
Qualifications
1 102 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 15 (14.71%) Degree
3 10 (9.80%) CISSP
4 9 (8.82%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (5.88%) CCNP
5 6 (5.88%) DV Cleared
6 4 (3.92%) CCSP
6 4 (3.92%) Citrix Certification
6 4 (3.92%) ISTQB
6 4 (3.92%) MCSE
6 4 (3.92%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (2.94%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 3 (2.94%) BC Cleared
7 3 (2.94%) GCIH
8 2 (1.96%) CCIE
8 2 (1.96%) CCNA
8 2 (1.96%) CISM
8 2 (1.96%) Network+ Certification
8 2 (1.96%) PMP
8 2 (1.96%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (8.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (6.86%) SLA
3 5 (4.90%) PCI DSS
4 3 (2.94%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (1.96%) Data Quality
5 2 (1.96%) ISO 9001
5 2 (1.96%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 1 (0.98%) COBIT
6 1 (0.98%) GDPR
6 1 (0.98%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 1 (0.98%) ISO 14001
6 1 (0.98%) ISO 22301
6 1 (0.98%) ISO 31000
6 1 (0.98%) JSP 440
6 1 (0.98%) PSD2
6 1 (0.98%) QA
6 1 (0.98%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (1.96%) Apache Flume
1 2 (1.96%) HDFS
1 2 (1.96%) Hyper-V
1 2 (1.96%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.98%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.98%) FreeRADIUS
2 1 (0.98%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (0.98%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (6.86%) HP ALM
2 5 (4.90%) Ansible
3 2 (1.96%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (0.98%) AirWatch
4 1 (0.98%) Cacti
4 1 (0.98%) Endace
4 1 (0.98%) FortiGate
4 1 (0.98%) Nagios
4 1 (0.98%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 1 (0.98%) QRadar
4 1 (0.98%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 23 (22.55%) Cisco
2 13 (12.75%) Microsoft
3 11 (10.78%) Capita
4 10 (9.80%) CheckPoint
4 10 (9.80%) Juniper
5 9 (8.82%) HP
5 9 (8.82%) Zscaler
6 5 (4.90%) Fujitsu
7 4 (3.92%) LogRhythm
7 4 (3.92%) Red Hat
7 4 (3.92%) VMware
8 3 (2.94%) Fortinet
9 2 (1.96%) Aruba
9 2 (1.96%) EMC
9 2 (1.96%) F5
9 2 (1.96%) Nokia
9 2 (1.96%) Palo Alto
10 1 (0.98%) Forcepoint
10 1 (0.98%) NetIQ
10 1 (0.98%) Oracle