Period
to 16 November 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 16 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Check (SC) Clearance
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
16 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 145 129 64
Rank change year-on-year -16 -65 +1
Permanent jobs citing SC Cleared 117 142 327
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.90% 2.25% 3.74%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.17% 7.85% 11.81%
Number of salaries quoted 108 141 147
Berkshire median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% -4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £23,090 £30,000 £36,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £80,000 £87,500
South East median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

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 1,632 1,810 2,768
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 26.55% 28.63% 31.69%
Number of salaries quoted 1,153 1,419 2,027
Berkshire median annual salary £48,500 £47,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.11% -9.52% +5.00%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,200 £27,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £78,750
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 16 November 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 16 November 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 -4 61 £38,250 -36.25% 28
Bracknell -28 16 £43,500 +24.29% 14
Slough +1 7 £27,500 -57.69%
Newbury +7 2 £60,000 +20.00% 1
SC Cleared
South East

For the 6 months to 16 November 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 35 (29.91%) Windows
3 34 (29.06%) Microsoft
4 33 (28.21%) ITIL
5 22 (18.80%) Active Directory
6 21 (17.95%) Linux
6 21 (17.95%) DV Cleared
7 20 (17.09%) Windows 7
7 20 (17.09%) SIEM
8 18 (15.38%) CISSP
9 17 (14.53%) Cisco Certification
10 16 (13.68%) Cisco
10 16 (13.68%) Windows XP
10 16 (13.68%) Service Delivery
11 15 (12.82%) SQL Server
11 15 (12.82%) SLA
11 15 (12.82%) Network Security
11 15 (12.82%) Analytical Skills
12 14 (11.97%) Analytics
12 14 (11.97%) Problem-Solving
12 14 (11.97%) Agile Software Development
12 14 (11.97%) TCP/IP
12 14 (11.97%) Java
13 13 (11.11%) C#
13 13 (11.11%) .NET
13 13 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 12 (10.26%) Dynamics CRM
14 12 (10.26%) ITSM
14 12 (10.26%) CRM
14 12 (10.26%) SharePoint

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 12 (10.26%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.71%) Apache Spark
2 2 (1.71%) IIS
2 2 (1.71%) MS Exchange
2 2 (1.71%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.85%) Apache
3 1 (0.85%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 11 (9.40%) Microsoft Office
1 11 (9.40%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 12 (10.26%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (8.55%) Office 365
2 5 (4.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.56%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.71%) IaaS
4 2 (1.71%) PaaS
4 2 (1.71%) Serverless
5 1 (0.85%) GitHub
5 1 (0.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (12.82%) Network Security
2 14 (11.97%) TCP/IP
3 9 (7.69%) LAN
4 8 (6.84%) Firewall
5 7 (5.98%) Cisco ASA
6 5 (4.27%) Cisco Firepower
6 5 (4.27%) Cisco Nexus
6 5 (4.27%) SSH
7 4 (3.42%) VLAN
8 3 (2.56%) BGP
8 3 (2.56%) Intrusion Detection
8 3 (2.56%) Radio Access Network
8 3 (2.56%) VPN
9 2 (1.71%) DNS
9 2 (1.71%) Internet
9 2 (1.71%) NAS
9 2 (1.71%) OSPF
9 2 (1.71%) SAN
9 2 (1.71%) SNMP
10 1 (0.85%) MVNO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (12.82%) SQL Server
2 7 (5.98%) Big Data
3 2 (1.71%) Apache Hive
3 2 (1.71%) Hadoop
3 2 (1.71%) HBase
3 2 (1.71%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 7 (5.98%) Visual Studio
2 4 (3.42%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.85%) Cucumber
3 1 (0.85%) Hudson
3 1 (0.85%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.85%) JIRA
3 1 (0.85%) JMeter
3 1 (0.85%) Selenium
General
1 10 (8.55%) Telecoms
2 5 (4.27%) Finance
3 2 (1.71%) Military
4 1 (0.85%) Aerospace
4 1 (0.85%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 38 (32.48%) Analyst
2 13 (11.11%) Applications Support
2 13 (11.11%) Applications Support Analyst
2 13 (11.11%) Architect
2 13 (11.11%) Support Analyst
3 10 (8.55%) Service Analyst
3 10 (8.55%) Service Desk Analyst
4 9 (7.69%) Desktop Support
4 9 (7.69%) Developer
4 9 (7.69%) Network Engineer
4 9 (7.69%) Security Architect
4 9 (7.69%) Support Engineer
5 6 (5.13%) Network Security Engineer
5 6 (5.13%) Security Engineer
5 6 (5.13%) SOC Analyst
5 6 (5.13%) Technical Engineer
5 6 (5.13%) Technical Support
5 6 (5.13%) Technical Support Engineer
6 5 (4.27%) Deskside Engineer
6 5 (4.27%) Deskside Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (11.11%) .NET
2 7 (5.98%) CGI
3 3 (2.56%) Web Services
4 2 (1.71%) Akka
4 2 (1.71%) Hibernate
4 2 (1.71%) Kafka
4 2 (1.71%) Middleware
4 2 (1.71%) Spring
5 1 (0.85%) AngularJS
5 1 (0.85%) CSS
5 1 (0.85%) CSS3
5 1 (0.85%) HTML
5 1 (0.85%) HTML5
5 1 (0.85%) jQuery
5 1 (0.85%) LDAP
5 1 (0.85%) Modernizr
5 1 (0.85%) Node.js
5 1 (0.85%) Sass
5 1 (0.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (0.85%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (12.82%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (7.69%) PKI
3 6 (5.13%) Security Operations Centre
4 5 (4.27%) Data Centre
5 4 (3.42%) Linux Command Line
5 4 (3.42%) Virtual Team
6 3 (2.56%) Computer Science
6 3 (2.56%) Cyber Kill Chain
7 1 (0.85%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (0.85%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.85%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.85%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 35 (29.91%) Windows
2 21 (17.95%) Linux
3 20 (17.09%) Windows 7
4 16 (13.68%) Windows XP
5 11 (9.40%) Windows Server
6 10 (8.55%) Windows 2000
7 8 (6.84%) Unix
8 7 (5.98%) Windows 8
9 6 (5.13%) Windows 10
10 4 (3.42%) CentOS
10 4 (3.42%) Debian
10 4 (3.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (3.42%) Ubuntu
10 4 (3.42%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (3.42%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (2.56%) AIX
11 3 (2.56%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.85%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (28.21%) ITIL
2 20 (17.09%) SIEM
3 16 (13.68%) Service Delivery
4 14 (11.97%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (11.97%) Analytics
4 14 (11.97%) Problem-Solving
5 12 (10.26%) CRM
5 12 (10.26%) ITSM
6 10 (8.55%) Change Management
6 10 (8.55%) Customer Requirements
6 10 (8.55%) Disaster Recovery
6 10 (8.55%) Information Security
6 10 (8.55%) Migration
6 10 (8.55%) Service Management
7 9 (7.69%) Open Source
7 9 (7.69%) SABSA
7 9 (7.69%) TOGAF
8 8 (6.84%) Performance Monitoring
8 8 (6.84%) Time Management
9 7 (5.98%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 14 (11.97%) Java
2 13 (11.11%) C#
3 8 (6.84%) SQL
4 7 (5.98%) Python
5 6 (5.13%) JavaScript
6 5 (4.27%) Bash Shell
7 2 (1.71%) Java 8
7 2 (1.71%) R
7 2 (1.71%) Scala
8 1 (0.85%) C++
8 1 (0.85%) Perl
8 1 (0.85%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.85%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.85%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.85%) VB
Qualifications
1 117 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 21 (17.95%) DV Cleared
3 18 (15.38%) CISSP
4 17 (14.53%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (8.55%) CCSP
6 9 (7.69%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 7 (5.98%) Degree
8 6 (5.13%) CCNA
9 4 (3.42%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 4 (3.42%) SANS
10 3 (2.56%) CCNP
10 3 (2.56%) CEH
10 3 (2.56%) Computer Science Degree
11 2 (1.71%) BC Cleared
12 1 (0.85%) CCDP
12 1 (0.85%) CISM
12 1 (0.85%) CISMP
12 1 (0.85%) ISEB
12 1 (0.85%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (0.85%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (12.82%) SLA
2 13 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (5.98%) GPG13
4 3 (2.56%) QA
4 3 (2.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (1.71%) Data Quality
5 2 (1.71%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.85%) GDPR
6 1 (0.85%) ISO 14001
6 1 (0.85%) ISO 22301
6 1 (0.85%) ISO 31000
6 1 (0.85%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 22 (18.80%) Active Directory
2 7 (5.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (5.13%) Firmware
4 5 (4.27%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.71%) Apache Flume
5 2 (1.71%) HDFS
5 2 (1.71%) XenApp
5 2 (1.71%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.85%) Postfix
6 1 (0.85%) Squid
Systems Management
1 9 (7.69%) SCCM
1 9 (7.69%) WSUS
2 3 (2.56%) EMC NetWorker
2 3 (2.56%) SCOM
3 2 (1.71%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.85%) HP ALM
4 1 (0.85%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 1 (0.85%) Puppet
4 1 (0.85%) QRadar
4 1 (0.85%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 34 (29.06%) Microsoft
2 16 (13.68%) Cisco
3 11 (9.40%) HP
4 9 (7.69%) Juniper
5 8 (6.84%) Fujitsu
6 7 (5.98%) VMware
7 6 (5.13%) CheckPoint
7 6 (5.13%) Fortinet
8 5 (4.27%) Citrix
8 5 (4.27%) F5
8 5 (4.27%) Meraki
8 5 (4.27%) Palo Alto
9 4 (3.42%) Intel
10 3 (2.56%) EMC
10 3 (2.56%) Oracle
11 2 (1.71%) Nokia
12 1 (0.85%) Aruba
12 1 (0.85%) FireEye
12 1 (0.85%) Forcepoint
12 1 (0.85%) Stonesoft