Period
to 18 January 2020

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 18 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Check (SC) Clearance
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
18 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 47 131 133
Rank change year-on-year +84 +2 -48
Permanent jobs citing SC Cleared 247 120 133
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 4.89% 2.11% 2.03%
As % of the Qualifications category 18.46% 7.64% 7.19%
Number of salaries quoted 249 115 131
Berkshire median annual salary £65,000 £55,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.18% +22.22% -16.28%
10th Percentile £43,750 £21,850 £31,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £95,000 £80,000
South East median annual salary £58,000 £47,500 £46,500
% change year-on-year +22.11% +2.15% -2.11%

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 1,338 1,571 1,850
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 26.49% 27.59% 28.27%
Number of salaries quoted 1,015 1,097 1,436
Berkshire median annual salary £59,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.26% +5.56% -14.29%
10th Percentile £30,000 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £75,000 £70,000
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

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 18 January 2020.

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 18 January 2020. 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 +39 120 £67,500 +83.67% 22
Bracknell +33 36 £68,750 +58.05% 7
Slough +36 15 £52,500 +90.91% 2
Newbury - 8 £45,000 - 8
Wokingham - 2 £60,000 - 1
Crowthorne - 1 £60,000 -
SC Cleared
South East

For the 6 months to 18 January 2020, 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.

1 247 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 92 (37.25%) Agile Software Development
3 77 (31.17%) DevOps
4 67 (27.13%) Cybersecurity
5 49 (19.84%) Problem-Solving
6 47 (19.03%) Linux
7 43 (17.41%) Web Services
8 38 (15.38%) Test Automation
8 38 (15.38%) Waterfall
9 35 (14.17%) Java
9 35 (14.17%) Information Security
10 31 (12.55%) Project Management
11 30 (12.15%) Mentoring
12 29 (11.74%) BDD
12 29 (11.74%) Azure
13 28 (11.34%) ITIL
13 28 (11.34%) Security Architecture
13 28 (11.34%) DV Cleared
13 28 (11.34%) Analytical Skills
14 27 (10.93%) Cisco
14 27 (10.93%) Public Sector
15 26 (10.53%) Juniper
15 26 (10.53%) TDD
16 25 (10.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
16 25 (10.12%) Python
16 25 (10.12%) Jenkins
16 25 (10.12%) Continuous Integration
17 24 (9.72%) Cisco Certification
17 24 (9.72%) Stakeholder Management
18 22 (8.91%) ITSM

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 6 (2.43%) Apache Spark
2 5 (2.02%) Apache
2 5 (2.02%) Cloud Foundry
3 4 (1.62%) Confluence
4 1 (0.40%) Hyperledger
4 1 (0.40%) JBoss
Applications
1 6 (2.43%) Microsoft Office
1 6 (2.43%) MS Visio
2 3 (1.21%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 29 (11.74%) Azure
2 21 (8.50%) AWS
3 10 (4.05%) GCP
4 9 (3.64%) Amazon ECS
4 9 (3.64%) AWS CloudFormation
4 9 (3.64%) GitHub
5 8 (3.24%) SaaS
6 7 (2.83%) Office 365
7 6 (2.43%) IaaS
7 6 (2.43%) PaaS
8 5 (2.02%) OpenShift
9 3 (1.21%) Cloud Computing
10 2 (0.81%) Serverless
11 1 (0.40%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 1 (0.40%) Amazon EC2
11 1 (0.40%) Amazon ELB
11 1 (0.40%) Amazon Glacier
11 1 (0.40%) Amazon S3
11 1 (0.40%) Azure Active Directory
11 1 (0.40%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 21 (8.50%) Network Security
2 16 (6.48%) WAN
3 15 (6.07%) Firewall
4 13 (5.26%) LAN
5 12 (4.86%) TCP/IP
6 10 (4.05%) BGP
6 10 (4.05%) MPLS
7 8 (3.24%) DNS
8 7 (2.83%) Ethernet
9 6 (2.43%) VLAN
10 5 (2.02%) Intrusion Detection
10 5 (2.02%) OSPF
10 5 (2.02%) VPN
11 4 (1.62%) DAB
11 4 (1.62%) VoIP
12 3 (1.21%) Cisco ASA
12 3 (1.21%) DWDM
12 3 (1.21%) HTTP
12 3 (1.21%) Internet
12 3 (1.21%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (4.45%) Hadoop
2 9 (3.64%) Big Data
3 6 (2.43%) MySQL
4 5 (2.02%) IBM InfoSphere
4 5 (2.02%) SAP HANA
5 4 (1.62%) MongoDB
6 3 (1.21%) Oracle Database
6 3 (1.21%) Relational Database
7 2 (0.81%) Data Mining
7 2 (0.81%) SQL Server
8 1 (0.40%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (0.40%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.40%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 25 (10.12%) Jenkins
2 21 (8.50%) Jasmine
2 21 (8.50%) Mocha
3 18 (7.29%) Selenium
4 16 (6.48%) Cucumber
4 16 (6.48%) WebDriver
5 11 (4.45%) JBehave
6 10 (4.05%) Sonatype Nexus
7 9 (3.64%) GitLab
8 6 (2.43%) Gradle
8 6 (2.43%) Maven
9 5 (2.02%) Git (software)
9 5 (2.02%) JIRA
10 3 (1.21%) Oracle APEX
11 2 (0.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 2 (0.81%) Robot Framework
11 2 (0.81%) SpecFlow
11 2 (0.81%) Visual Studio
12 1 (0.40%) JUnit
12 1 (0.40%) Subversion
General
1 27 (10.93%) Public Sector
2 16 (6.48%) Telecoms
3 13 (5.26%) Finance
4 9 (3.64%) Military
5 4 (1.62%) Local Government
6 2 (0.81%) Banking
7 1 (0.40%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.40%) Fire and Rescue
7 1 (0.40%) Retail
Job Titles
1 67 (27.13%) Architect
2 32 (12.96%) Security Architect
3 29 (11.74%) Consultant
4 24 (9.72%) Security Consultant
5 22 (8.91%) Analyst
6 19 (7.69%) Developer
7 15 (6.07%) Network Engineer
8 13 (5.26%) DevOps Engineer
8 13 (5.26%) Senior Developer
9 12 (4.86%) Network Architect
10 11 (4.45%) Cybersecurity Engineer
10 11 (4.45%) Information Security Engineer
10 11 (4.45%) Security Analyst
10 11 (4.45%) Security Engineer
10 11 (4.45%) Security Technical Consultant
10 11 (4.45%) Technical Analyst
10 11 (4.45%) Technical Consultant
10 11 (4.45%) Technical Security Analyst
10 11 (4.45%) Technical Security Consultant
11 10 (4.05%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (17.41%) Web Services
2 17 (6.88%) CSS
2 17 (6.88%) HTML
3 11 (4.45%) jQuery
4 10 (4.05%) XML
5 9 (3.64%) .NET
6 8 (3.24%) RESTful
7 7 (2.83%) Ajax
7 7 (2.83%) Java EE
7 7 (2.83%) JSF
8 6 (2.43%) HTML5
8 6 (2.43%) SOAP
9 5 (2.02%) AngularJS
9 5 (2.02%) Ember.js
9 5 (2.02%) React
9 5 (2.02%) REST
10 4 (1.62%) LDAP
11 3 (1.21%) J2EE
11 3 (1.21%) JSON
11 3 (1.21%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 28 (11.34%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (5.26%) Self-Motivation
3 10 (4.05%) Cloud Native
4 8 (3.24%) Management Information System
4 8 (3.24%) Public Cloud
5 7 (2.83%) Data Protection Act
6 6 (2.43%) Data Centre
7 5 (2.02%) IBM Mainframe
7 5 (2.02%) Mainframe
8 4 (1.62%) Video Conferencing
9 3 (1.21%) Fibre Optics
9 3 (1.21%) Virtual Team
10 2 (0.81%) CMDB
10 2 (0.81%) Linux Command Line
10 2 (0.81%) PKI
10 2 (0.81%) Replication
10 2 (0.81%) User Experience
11 1 (0.40%) Client/Server
11 1 (0.40%) Driving Licence
11 1 (0.40%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 47 (19.03%) Linux
2 17 (6.88%) Windows
3 14 (5.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (2.43%) Unix
4 6 (2.43%) Windows 2000
4 6 (2.43%) Windows 7
4 6 (2.43%) Windows Server
4 6 (2.43%) Windows XP
5 4 (1.62%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (0.81%) CentOS
6 2 (0.81%) Debian
6 2 (0.81%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.40%) Android
7 1 (0.40%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.40%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (0.40%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (37.25%) Agile Software Development
2 77 (31.17%) DevOps
3 67 (27.13%) Cybersecurity
4 49 (19.84%) Problem-Solving
5 38 (15.38%) Test Automation
5 38 (15.38%) Waterfall
6 35 (14.17%) Information Security
7 31 (12.55%) Project Management
8 30 (12.15%) Mentoring
9 29 (11.74%) BDD
10 28 (11.34%) ITIL
10 28 (11.34%) Security Architecture
11 26 (10.53%) TDD
12 25 (10.12%) Continuous Integration
13 24 (9.72%) Stakeholder Management
14 22 (8.91%) ITSM
14 22 (8.91%) Test Scripting
15 21 (8.50%) API Testing
16 20 (8.10%) Project Delivery
17 18 (7.29%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 35 (14.17%) Java
2 25 (10.12%) Python
3 16 (6.48%) Bash Shell
3 16 (6.48%) SQL
4 10 (4.05%) PowerShell
5 9 (3.64%) JavaScript
6 8 (3.24%) Perl
7 6 (2.43%) C
7 6 (2.43%) C#
8 4 (1.62%) C++
8 4 (1.62%) Ruby
9 3 (1.21%) PL/SQL
10 2 (0.81%) Java 8
10 2 (0.81%) PHP
10 2 (0.81%) VB
11 1 (0.40%) Go
11 1 (0.40%) Groovy
11 1 (0.40%) Scala
11 1 (0.40%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 247 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 28 (11.34%) DV Cleared
3 24 (9.72%) Cisco Certification
4 18 (7.29%) CCNP
4 18 (7.29%) CISSP
5 14 (5.67%) CCNA
6 13 (5.26%) ISTQB
7 11 (4.45%) CISM
7 11 (4.45%) ISEB
8 10 (4.05%) Degree
9 8 (3.24%) CCDP
9 8 (3.24%) CEH
10 7 (2.83%) CREST Certified
11 6 (2.43%) CCIE
11 6 (2.43%) MCSE
11 6 (2.43%) Microsoft Certification
12 5 (2.02%) LPIC
12 5 (2.02%) OSCP
13 4 (1.62%) CCIP
13 4 (1.62%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (10.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 22 (8.91%) JSP 440
3 19 (7.69%) RMADS
4 14 (5.67%) QA
5 11 (4.45%) SLA
6 6 (2.43%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 5 (2.02%) COBIT
7 5 (2.02%) GDPR
7 5 (2.02%) NIST
7 5 (2.02%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 4 (1.62%) Cyber Essentials
8 4 (1.62%) NCSC
8 4 (1.62%) NIST 800
9 3 (1.21%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 2 (0.81%) Disclosure Scotland
11 1 (0.40%) PCI DSS
11 1 (0.40%) PMO
System Software
1 14 (5.67%) Docker
2 13 (5.26%) Active Directory
3 6 (2.43%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (1.62%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (1.62%) VMware NSX
5 3 (1.21%) Snort
6 1 (0.40%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 18 (7.29%) Puppet
2 17 (6.88%) Ansible
3 14 (5.67%) Opscode Chef
4 13 (5.26%) Kubernetes
5 10 (4.05%) Terraform
6 9 (3.64%) Packer
7 7 (2.83%) SCCM
8 6 (2.43%) SCOM
9 5 (2.02%) WSUS
10 3 (1.21%) Endace
10 3 (1.21%) Salt
10 3 (1.21%) Single Sign-On
11 2 (0.81%) Ambari
11 2 (0.81%) SELinux
12 1 (0.40%) HP ALM
12 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Intune
12 1 (0.40%) Nagios
12 1 (0.40%) vRealize
Vendors
1 27 (10.93%) Cisco
2 26 (10.53%) Juniper
3 21 (8.50%) VMware
4 11 (4.45%) Microsoft
5 10 (4.05%) Google
6 9 (3.64%) SAP
7 8 (3.24%) HP
7 8 (3.24%) Red Hat
8 6 (2.43%) Palo Alto
9 5 (2.02%) Cloudera
9 5 (2.02%) Hortonworks
9 5 (2.02%) IBM
9 5 (2.02%) MapR
9 5 (2.02%) TIBCO
10 4 (1.62%) Nortel
10 4 (1.62%) Oracle
11 3 (1.21%) Brocade
11 3 (1.21%) CA
11 3 (1.21%) Northgate
11 3 (1.21%) Remedy