Period
to 9 April 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 9 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Check (SC) Clearance
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
9 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 61 117 168
Rank change year-on-year +56 +51 -56
Permanent jobs citing SC Cleared 178 136 103
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Berkshire 4.00% 2.40% 1.50%
As % of the Qualifications category 18.13% 8.76% 5.66%
Number of salaries quoted 153 128 76
Median annual salary £62,500 £38,750 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +61.29% -13.89% -18.18%
10th Percentile £37,750 £22,300 £32,000
90th Percentile £84,250 £76,250 £70,000
South East median annual salary £52,750 £46,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +14.67% -3.16% -

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 982 1,553 1,820
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 22.09% 27.46% 26.43%
Number of salaries quoted 758 1,121 1,368
Median annual salary £60,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% +11.11% -10.00%
10th Percentile £29,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £81,625 £72,500 £70,000
South East median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +4.65%

SC Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for SC Cleared in Berkshire

SC Cleared
Salary Trend in Berkshire

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing SC Cleared in Berkshire.

Salary trend for SC Cleared in Berkshire

SC Cleared
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

Salary distribution for jobs citing SC Cleared in Berkshire over the 6 months to 9 April 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 9 April 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 +28 93 £63,500 +69.33% 12
Bracknell +28 38 £68,750 +198.91% 5
Slough +27 13 £50,000 +56.25% 3
Newbury +24 2 £50,000 - 5
Wokingham - 2 £62,500 - 1
Thatcham - 1 £52,500 -
Crowthorne - 1 £60,000 -
SC Cleared
South East

For the 6 months to 9 April 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.

1 178 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 72 (40.45%) Agile Software Development
3 49 (27.53%) Azure
4 48 (26.97%) DevOps
5 36 (20.22%) Linux
6 34 (19.10%) DV Cleared
7 32 (17.98%) Continuous Integration
7 32 (17.98%) Cybersecurity
7 32 (17.98%) Web Services
8 29 (16.29%) ITIL
8 29 (16.29%) Python
8 29 (16.29%) Waterfall
9 27 (15.17%) WAN
9 27 (15.17%) SQL
9 27 (15.17%) VMware
10 26 (14.61%) AWS
11 24 (13.48%) Test Automation
12 23 (12.92%) Java
13 22 (12.36%) LAN
13 22 (12.36%) Service Delivery
13 22 (12.36%) Active Directory
13 22 (12.36%) Problem-Solving
14 21 (11.80%) Project Delivery
14 21 (11.80%) Windows
14 21 (11.80%) Information Security
15 20 (11.24%) SLA
15 20 (11.24%) JSP 440
15 20 (11.24%) Jenkins
16 19 (10.67%) Bash Shell
16 19 (10.67%) Stakeholder Management

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 9 (5.06%) Cloud Foundry
2 2 (1.12%) Apache
2 2 (1.12%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.56%) Confluence
3 1 (0.56%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (2.81%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (2.25%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (2.25%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 49 (27.53%) Azure
2 26 (14.61%) AWS
3 14 (7.87%) GCP
4 13 (7.30%) GitHub
5 11 (6.18%) IaaS
5 11 (6.18%) PaaS
5 11 (6.18%) SaaS
6 10 (5.62%) Amazon ECS
6 10 (5.62%) AWS CloudFormation
7 9 (5.06%) OpenShift
8 6 (3.37%) Cloud Computing
9 5 (2.81%) Office 365
10 3 (1.69%) Amazon EC2
11 2 (1.12%) Amazon SQS
12 1 (0.56%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 1 (0.56%) Amazon Glacier
12 1 (0.56%) Amazon S3
12 1 (0.56%) Azure Active Directory
12 1 (0.56%) OneDrive
12 1 (0.56%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 27 (15.17%) WAN
2 22 (12.36%) LAN
3 16 (8.99%) Firewall
3 16 (8.99%) Network Security
4 9 (5.06%) Intrusion Detection
5 8 (4.49%) TCP/IP
5 8 (4.49%) VoIP
6 7 (3.93%) BGP
7 6 (3.37%) MPLS
7 6 (3.37%) OSPF
7 6 (3.37%) VLAN
7 6 (3.37%) VPN
8 5 (2.81%) IPsec
8 5 (2.81%) Structured Cabling
9 4 (2.25%) Cisco Nexus
9 4 (2.25%) DNS
9 4 (2.25%) HTTP
9 4 (2.25%) SSH
10 3 (1.69%) Cisco Firepower
10 3 (1.69%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (3.93%) Hadoop
2 6 (3.37%) Big Data
2 6 (3.37%) MySQL
2 6 (3.37%) SQL Server
3 3 (1.69%) Amazon RDS
3 3 (1.69%) MongoDB
3 3 (1.69%) Oracle Database
3 3 (1.69%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (1.12%) IBM InfoSphere
4 2 (1.12%) SAP HANA
5 1 (0.56%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.56%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.56%) Geospatial Data
5 1 (0.56%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 20 (11.24%) Jenkins
2 13 (7.30%) GitLab
2 13 (7.30%) Sonatype Nexus
3 8 (4.49%) Selenium
4 7 (3.93%) Git (software)
5 5 (2.81%) WebDriver
6 4 (2.25%) Cucumber
6 4 (2.25%) Jasmine
6 4 (2.25%) Mocha
7 3 (1.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 3 (1.69%) JBehave
7 3 (1.69%) Maven
7 3 (1.69%) Oracle APEX
7 3 (1.69%) Robot Framework
7 3 (1.69%) SpecFlow
8 2 (1.12%) JIRA
8 2 (1.12%) jMock
8 2 (1.12%) JUnit
8 2 (1.12%) Subversion
8 2 (1.12%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (6.74%) Military
1 12 (6.74%) Public Sector
2 9 (5.06%) Finance
3 5 (2.81%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.25%) Local Government
5 1 (0.56%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.56%) Fire and Rescue
5 1 (0.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 39 (21.91%) Architect
2 21 (11.80%) Developer
2 21 (11.80%) Security Architect
3 16 (8.99%) Infrastructure Team Leader
3 16 (8.99%) IT Infrastructure Team Leader
3 16 (8.99%) Team Leader
4 15 (8.43%) DevOps Engineer
5 14 (7.87%) Senior Developer
6 13 (7.30%) Analyst
6 13 (7.30%) Consultant
7 10 (5.62%) Java Developer
8 9 (5.06%) Network Architect
8 9 (5.06%) Network Engineer
9 8 (4.49%) Security Consultant
10 7 (3.93%) Information Manager
10 7 (3.93%) Information Security Manager
10 7 (3.93%) Network Security Architect
10 7 (3.93%) Security Manager
10 7 (3.93%) Senior Java Developer
11 6 (3.37%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (17.98%) Web Services
2 15 (8.43%) CSS
2 15 (8.43%) HTML
3 11 (6.18%) .NET
3 11 (6.18%) jQuery
4 8 (4.49%) RESTful
4 8 (4.49%) XML
5 7 (3.93%) Spring
6 6 (3.37%) AngularJS
6 6 (3.37%) Ember.js
6 6 (3.37%) Java EE
6 6 (3.37%) JSF
6 6 (3.37%) React
6 6 (3.37%) SOAP
7 5 (2.81%) Ajax
7 5 (2.81%) Node.js
8 4 (2.25%) ASP.NET
8 4 (2.25%) HTML5
9 3 (1.69%) 802.1X
9 3 (1.69%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 16 (8.99%) Self-Motivation
2 11 (6.18%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (5.62%) Cloud Native
4 9 (5.06%) Management Information System
5 7 (3.93%) Data Centre
5 7 (3.93%) Data Protection Act
6 5 (2.81%) Fibre Optics
7 4 (2.25%) CMDB
7 4 (2.25%) Public Cloud
7 4 (2.25%) Video Conferencing
8 3 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.69%) Linux Command Line
8 3 (1.69%) PKI
8 3 (1.69%) User Experience
9 2 (1.12%) Driving Licence
9 2 (1.12%) IBM Mainframe
9 2 (1.12%) IVR
9 2 (1.12%) Mainframe
10 1 (0.56%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.56%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 36 (20.22%) Linux
2 21 (11.80%) Windows
3 18 (10.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (5.06%) Unix
5 6 (3.37%) Windows Server
6 4 (2.25%) Windows 2000
6 4 (2.25%) Windows 7
6 4 (2.25%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (2.25%) Windows XP
7 3 (1.69%) CentOS
7 3 (1.69%) Debian
7 3 (1.69%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.56%) Android
8 1 (0.56%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.56%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (0.56%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (40.45%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (26.97%) DevOps
3 32 (17.98%) Continuous Integration
3 32 (17.98%) Cybersecurity
4 29 (16.29%) ITIL
4 29 (16.29%) Waterfall
5 24 (13.48%) Test Automation
6 22 (12.36%) Problem-Solving
6 22 (12.36%) Service Delivery
7 21 (11.80%) Information Security
7 21 (11.80%) Project Delivery
8 19 (10.67%) Stakeholder Management
9 16 (8.99%) BDD
9 16 (8.99%) Configuration Management
9 16 (8.99%) Test Scripting
10 15 (8.43%) Migration
11 14 (7.87%) Data Security
11 14 (7.87%) Project Management
11 14 (7.87%) Risk Management
11 14 (7.87%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 29 (16.29%) Python
2 27 (15.17%) SQL
3 23 (12.92%) Java
4 19 (10.67%) Bash Shell
5 15 (8.43%) PowerShell
6 11 (6.18%) JavaScript
7 8 (4.49%) C#
8 6 (3.37%) Ruby
9 5 (2.81%) C++
9 5 (2.81%) Go
10 4 (2.25%) Java 8
10 4 (2.25%) Perl
11 3 (1.69%) C
11 3 (1.69%) PL/SQL
12 2 (1.12%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.56%) Groovy
13 1 (0.56%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.56%) VB
Qualifications
1 178 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 34 (19.10%) DV Cleared
3 17 (9.55%) Cisco Certification
4 13 (7.30%) CISSP
5 11 (6.18%) CCNP
6 10 (5.62%) CCIE
6 10 (5.62%) CEH
7 8 (4.49%) CREST Certified
8 7 (3.93%) ISTQB
8 7 (3.93%) MCSE
8 7 (3.93%) Microsoft Certification
9 6 (3.37%) CCDP
9 6 (3.37%) Degree
9 6 (3.37%) OSCP
10 5 (2.81%) LPIC
11 4 (2.25%) ISEB
12 3 (1.69%) CCNA
12 3 (1.69%) CISA
12 3 (1.69%) CISM
12 3 (1.69%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (11.24%) JSP 440
1 20 (11.24%) SLA
2 17 (9.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 16 (8.99%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 10 (5.62%) RMADS
5 8 (4.49%) GDPR
5 8 (4.49%) NIST
6 6 (3.37%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 5 (2.81%) Cyber Essentials
8 4 (2.25%) NCSC
8 4 (2.25%) NIST 800
9 3 (1.69%) QA
10 2 (1.12%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 1 (0.56%) Disclosure Scotland
11 1 (0.56%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 22 (12.36%) Active Directory
2 15 (8.43%) Docker
3 5 (2.81%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.12%) Postfix
4 2 (1.12%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (1.12%) VMware NSX
5 1 (0.56%) Snort
5 1 (0.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 18 (10.11%) Ansible
1 18 (10.11%) SCCM
2 17 (9.55%) SCOM
3 16 (8.99%) Puppet
3 16 (8.99%) WSUS
4 15 (8.43%) Kubernetes
5 14 (7.87%) Opscode Chef
6 11 (6.18%) Terraform
7 10 (5.62%) Packer
8 4 (2.25%) Salt
9 3 (1.69%) Ambari
9 3 (1.69%) SELinux
10 1 (0.56%) Endace
10 1 (0.56%) HP ALM
10 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Intune
10 1 (0.56%) Nagios
10 1 (0.56%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 27 (15.17%) VMware
2 14 (7.87%) Cisco
2 14 (7.87%) Google
2 14 (7.87%) Microsoft
2 14 (7.87%) Red Hat
3 12 (6.74%) Juniper
4 7 (3.93%) HP
5 6 (3.37%) Oracle
5 6 (3.37%) SAP
6 5 (2.81%) Palo Alto
6 5 (2.81%) Remedy
7 3 (1.69%) CA
7 3 (1.69%) F5
7 3 (1.69%) LogRhythm
7 3 (1.69%) NEC
7 3 (1.69%) Northgate
8 2 (1.12%) CheckPoint
8 2 (1.12%) Hortonworks
8 2 (1.12%) IBM
8 2 (1.12%) TIBCO