Period
to 25 May 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 25 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Check (SC) Clearance
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
25 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 153 112 86
Rank change year-on-year -41 -26 -42
Permanent jobs citing SC Cleared 117 167 309
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.68% 2.52% 3.22%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.50% 8.70% 9.61%
Number of salaries quoted 93 130 223
Berkshire median annual salary £45,000 £48,750 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.69% -11.36% -8.33%
10th Percentile £32,100 £20,475 £35,000
90th Percentile £72,000 £85,000 £77,500
South East median annual salary £46,500 £45,250 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.76% +0.56% -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 1,801 1,920 3,217
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 25.84% 28.92% 33.53%
Number of salaries quoted 1,377 1,427 2,482
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -9.52% +6.06%
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,500 £28,750
90th Percentile £72,000 £76,250 £75,963
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +4.65%

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 25 May 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 25 May 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 -36 47 £45,000 -5.26% 22
Bracknell -15 22 £41,500 +192.51% 4
Newbury -10 10 £45,000 - 3
Slough +6 3 £41,750 -12.11%
SC Cleared
South East

For the 6 months to 25 May 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.

1 117 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 32 (27.35%) ITIL
3 28 (23.93%) Cisco
4 26 (22.22%) Problem-Solving
5 24 (20.51%) Agile Software Development
6 20 (17.09%) Firewall
7 19 (16.24%) HP
8 18 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
9 17 (14.53%) Degree
10 16 (13.68%) Network Security
10 16 (13.68%) SQL
11 15 (12.82%) Telecoms
12 14 (11.97%) Juniper
12 14 (11.97%) Windows
12 14 (11.97%) Microsoft
13 13 (11.11%) XML
13 13 (11.11%) Unix
13 13 (11.11%) Service Delivery
14 12 (10.26%) Project Management
14 12 (10.26%) Time Management
14 12 (10.26%) Microsoft Azure
14 12 (10.26%) Open Source
14 12 (10.26%) HP ALM
15 11 (9.40%) ITIL V3
15 11 (9.40%) Cisco ASA
15 11 (9.40%) Test Management
15 11 (9.40%) Finance
15 11 (9.40%) Java
15 11 (9.40%) Cisco Certification
16 10 (8.55%) WLAN

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 (5.98%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.85%) Alfresco
2 1 (0.85%) Apache
2 1 (0.85%) Confluence
2 1 (0.85%) GeoServer
2 1 (0.85%) IIS
2 1 (0.85%) JBoss
2 1 (0.85%) Joomla!
Applications
1 10 (8.55%) MS Visio
2 6 (5.13%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (5.13%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (4.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (2.56%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (10.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.56%) Office 365
3 2 (1.71%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.71%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (1.71%) Slack
4 1 (0.85%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 20 (17.09%) Firewall
2 16 (13.68%) Network Security
3 11 (9.40%) Cisco ASA
4 10 (8.55%) WLAN
5 6 (5.13%) Internet
5 6 (5.13%) Wireless
6 5 (4.27%) SSH
7 4 (3.42%) BGP
7 4 (3.42%) OSPF
8 3 (2.56%) Intrusion Detection
8 3 (2.56%) IPsec
8 3 (2.56%) MPLS
8 3 (2.56%) WAN
9 2 (1.71%) DNS
9 2 (1.71%) Ethernet
9 2 (1.71%) SNMP
9 2 (1.71%) TCP/IP
9 2 (1.71%) VoIP
9 2 (1.71%) VPLS
9 2 (1.71%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.42%) Big Data
2 4 (3.42%) Hadoop
3 2 (1.71%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.71%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (0.85%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (0.85%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.85%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.85%) MySQL
4 1 (0.85%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.85%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 10 (8.55%) SoapUI
2 6 (5.13%) JIRA
3 5 (4.27%) Git (software)
4 3 (2.56%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.85%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 1 (0.85%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.85%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.85%) JUnit
5 1 (0.85%) Maven
5 1 (0.85%) Mockito
5 1 (0.85%) Subversion
General
1 15 (12.82%) Telecoms
2 11 (9.40%) Finance
3 9 (7.69%) Aerospace
4 5 (4.27%) Law
4 5 (4.27%) Marketing
5 4 (3.42%) Games
6 2 (1.71%) Advertising
7 1 (0.85%) Avionics
7 1 (0.85%) Legal
7 1 (0.85%) Military
7 1 (0.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 28 (23.93%) Analyst
2 11 (9.40%) Network Engineer
3 9 (7.69%) Developer
4 8 (6.84%) Cisco Engineer
4 8 (6.84%) Juniper Engineer
4 8 (6.84%) NOC Engineer
4 8 (6.84%) Problem Manager
4 8 (6.84%) Test Analyst
5 6 (5.13%) Architect
5 6 (5.13%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 6 (5.13%) Support Engineer
6 5 (4.27%) Team Leader
6 5 (4.27%) Technical Analyst
6 5 (4.27%) Technical Engineer
7 4 (3.42%) Applications Support
7 4 (3.42%) Applications Support Analyst
7 4 (3.42%) Lead Architect
7 4 (3.42%) Operations Analyst
7 4 (3.42%) Python Developer
7 4 (3.42%) Sales Executive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (11.11%) XML
2 4 (3.42%) AngularJS
2 4 (3.42%) CSS
2 4 (3.42%) HTML
3 3 (2.56%) .NET
3 3 (2.56%) HTML5
3 3 (2.56%) Node.js
3 3 (2.56%) Sass
4 2 (1.71%) CSS3
4 2 (1.71%) jQuery
4 2 (1.71%) Modernizr
4 2 (1.71%) React
4 2 (1.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (0.85%) Apache Camel
5 1 (0.85%) Apache CXF
5 1 (0.85%) JSF
5 1 (0.85%) ModSecurity
5 1 (0.85%) REST
5 1 (0.85%) SailPoint
5 1 (0.85%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 18 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (5.98%) Data Centre
3 6 (5.13%) Driving Licence
3 6 (5.13%) Management Information System
3 6 (5.13%) W3C
4 5 (4.27%) Self-Motivation
5 4 (3.42%) Computer Science
5 4 (3.42%) Social Network
6 3 (2.56%) Machine to Machine
7 2 (1.71%) Smart Meter
8 1 (0.85%) CESG
8 1 (0.85%) CESG CLAS
8 1 (0.85%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.85%) Cyberattack
8 1 (0.85%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 1 (0.85%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.85%) PKI
8 1 (0.85%) RIA
8 1 (0.85%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 14 (11.97%) Windows
2 13 (11.11%) Unix
3 9 (7.69%) Linux
3 9 (7.69%) Windows Server
4 5 (4.27%) Ubuntu
5 4 (3.42%) Debian
5 4 (3.42%) Windows 10
6 3 (2.56%) Windows 7
6 3 (2.56%) Windows 8
6 3 (2.56%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (27.35%) ITIL
2 26 (22.22%) Problem-Solving
3 24 (20.51%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (11.11%) Service Delivery
5 12 (10.26%) Open Source
5 12 (10.26%) Project Management
5 12 (10.26%) Time Management
6 11 (9.40%) ITIL V3
6 11 (9.40%) Test Management
7 10 (8.55%) Defect Management
8 9 (7.69%) Incident Management
8 9 (7.69%) Problem Management
8 9 (7.69%) SIEM
9 8 (6.84%) Coaching
9 8 (6.84%) Psychology
10 7 (5.98%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (5.98%) CRM
10 7 (5.98%) Cybersecurity
10 7 (5.98%) Information Security
11 6 (5.13%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 16 (13.68%) SQL
2 11 (9.40%) Java
3 8 (6.84%) JavaScript
4 5 (4.27%) Python
5 4 (3.42%) Bash Shell
6 3 (2.56%) C
6 3 (2.56%) C#
7 2 (1.71%) PHP
7 2 (1.71%) PL/SQL
7 2 (1.71%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.85%) C++
8 1 (0.85%) Perl
8 1 (0.85%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 117 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 17 (14.53%) Degree
3 11 (9.40%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (8.55%) CCNP
4 10 (8.55%) ISTQB
5 7 (5.98%) CCNA
6 6 (5.13%) CISSP
6 6 (5.13%) DV Cleared
7 4 (3.42%) Citrix Certification
7 4 (3.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 4 (3.42%) MCSE
7 4 (3.42%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (2.56%) BC Cleared
8 3 (2.56%) GCIH
9 2 (1.71%) BPSS Clearance
9 2 (1.71%) CCIE
9 2 (1.71%) CEH
9 2 (1.71%) Computer Science Degree
9 2 (1.71%) Network+ Certification
9 2 (1.71%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (8.55%) SLA
2 9 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (6.84%) PCI DSS
4 3 (2.56%) Disclosure Scotland
4 3 (2.56%) GDPR
5 2 (1.71%) Cyber Essentials
5 2 (1.71%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 2 (1.71%) ISO 9001
5 2 (1.71%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 1 (0.85%) COBIT
6 1 (0.85%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 1 (0.85%) ISO 14001
6 1 (0.85%) ISO 22301
6 1 (0.85%) ISO 31000
6 1 (0.85%) JSP 440
6 1 (0.85%) PSD2
6 1 (0.85%) QA
6 1 (0.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (2.56%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.71%) FreeRADIUS
2 2 (1.71%) Hyper-V
2 2 (1.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.85%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.85%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 12 (10.26%) HP ALM
2 5 (4.27%) Ansible
3 2 (1.71%) FortiGate
3 2 (1.71%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (0.85%) AirWatch
4 1 (0.85%) Cacti
4 1 (0.85%) Endace
4 1 (0.85%) Nagios
4 1 (0.85%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (0.85%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (0.85%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 28 (23.93%) Cisco
2 19 (16.24%) HP
3 14 (11.97%) Juniper
3 14 (11.97%) Microsoft
4 9 (7.69%) CheckPoint
4 9 (7.69%) Zscaler
5 8 (6.84%) Fujitsu
6 7 (5.98%) Capita
7 6 (5.13%) Aruba
7 6 (5.13%) Fortinet
8 5 (4.27%) LogRhythm
9 4 (3.42%) Red Hat
9 4 (3.42%) VMware
10 2 (1.71%) EMC
10 2 (1.71%) Oracle
10 2 (1.71%) Palo Alto
11 1 (0.85%) CyberArk
11 1 (0.85%) F5
11 1 (0.85%) Meraki
11 1 (0.85%) Meru Networks