Period
to 20 February 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 20 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Check (SC) Clearance
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
20 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 150 93 74
Rank change year-on-year -57 -19 -41
Permanent jobs citing SC Cleared 123 219 386
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.82% 2.87% 3.49%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.67% 9.39% 10.43%
Number of salaries quoted 122 102 324
Berkshire median annual salary £48,000 £54,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +20.00% -16.67%
10th Percentile £31,000 £37,750 £36,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £87,500 £70,000
South East median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -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 1,845 2,333 3,701
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 27.33% 30.61% 33.45%
Number of salaries quoted 1,418 1,674 2,896
Berkshire median annual salary £45,000 £50,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.89% +1.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,250 £29,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £80,000 £71,875
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 20 February 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 20 February 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 -12 66 £52,500 +4.48% 12
Bracknell -41 11 £35,000 -9.09% 6
Newbury - 9 £50,000 -
SC Cleared
South East

For the 6 months to 20 February 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.

1 123 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 38 (30.89%) ITIL
3 31 (25.20%) Agile Software Development
4 28 (22.76%) Finance
5 26 (21.14%) Cisco
6 22 (17.89%) Analytical Skills
7 19 (15.45%) Cybersecurity
8 18 (14.63%) Java
8 18 (14.63%) Telecoms
9 17 (13.82%) Degree
9 17 (13.82%) HP
9 17 (13.82%) XML
10 16 (13.01%) Firewall
10 16 (13.01%) Juniper
10 16 (13.01%) SIEM
11 15 (12.20%) ITIL V3
11 15 (12.20%) Cisco Certification
11 15 (12.20%) CCNP
12 14 (11.38%) SQL
12 14 (11.38%) Unix
12 14 (11.38%) Windows
13 13 (10.57%) Linux
13 13 (10.57%) Change Management
13 13 (10.57%) Analytics
14 12 (9.76%) Test Management
14 12 (9.76%) Problem Management
14 12 (9.76%) Internet
15 11 (8.94%) Security Testing
15 11 (8.94%) Data Centre
15 11 (8.94%) SDLC

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 4 (3.25%) Apache
1 4 (3.25%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.44%) IIS
3 1 (0.81%) Alfresco
3 1 (0.81%) Confluence
3 1 (0.81%) GeoServer
3 1 (0.81%) JBoss
3 1 (0.81%) Joomla!
Applications
1 5 (4.07%) Microsoft Excel
1 5 (4.07%) Microsoft Office
1 5 (4.07%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 3 (2.44%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.81%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.63%) Azure Active Directory
2 2 (1.63%) Office 365
2 2 (1.63%) Slack
3 1 (0.81%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (13.01%) Firewall
2 12 (9.76%) Internet
3 9 (7.32%) Intrusion Detection
4 8 (6.50%) BGP
4 8 (6.50%) MPLS
4 8 (6.50%) WAN
4 8 (6.50%) Wireless
5 7 (5.69%) Ethernet
5 7 (5.69%) VPN
6 6 (4.88%) Cisco Nexus
6 6 (4.88%) IPsec
6 6 (4.88%) Network Security
6 6 (4.88%) OSPF
6 6 (4.88%) TCP/IP
7 5 (4.07%) Radio Access Network
8 4 (3.25%) DNS
8 4 (3.25%) L2TP
8 4 (3.25%) PPP
8 4 (3.25%) SSH
8 4 (3.25%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (6.50%) SAP BW
1 8 (6.50%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.44%) Oracle Database
2 3 (2.44%) Oracle Database 12c
3 2 (1.63%) MongoDB
3 2 (1.63%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.81%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (0.81%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.81%) MySQL
4 1 (0.81%) Neo4j
4 1 (0.81%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.81%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 10 (8.13%) SoapUI
2 6 (4.88%) JIRA
3 1 (0.81%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 1 (0.81%) Cucumber
3 1 (0.81%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.81%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.81%) JUnit
3 1 (0.81%) Maven
3 1 (0.81%) Mockito
3 1 (0.81%) Subversion
General
1 28 (22.76%) Finance
2 18 (14.63%) Telecoms
3 7 (5.69%) Aerospace
4 6 (4.88%) Law
5 4 (3.25%) Marketing
6 3 (2.44%) Advertising
6 3 (2.44%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.63%) Banking
7 2 (1.63%) Military
8 1 (0.81%) Retail
Job Titles
1 47 (38.21%) Analyst
2 20 (16.26%) Network Engineer
3 10 (8.13%) Cisco Engineer
3 10 (8.13%) SOC Analyst
3 10 (8.13%) Support Engineer
4 9 (7.32%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 9 (7.32%) Juniper Engineer
4 9 (7.32%) NOC Engineer
5 8 (6.50%) Functional Analyst
5 8 (6.50%) Network Support
5 8 (6.50%) Network Support Engineer
5 8 (6.50%) Problem Manager
5 8 (6.50%) SAP Analyst
5 8 (6.50%) SAP Functional Analyst
6 7 (5.69%) Consultant
7 6 (4.88%) Change Analyst
7 6 (4.88%) Developer
7 6 (4.88%) Senior Network Engineer
8 5 (4.07%) Cisco Support
8 5 (4.07%) Network Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (13.82%) XML
2 9 (7.32%) HTML
3 7 (5.69%) HTML5
4 6 (4.88%) AngularJS
5 5 (4.07%) CGI
5 5 (4.07%) CSS
5 5 (4.07%) Node.js
6 4 (3.25%) Sass
7 3 (2.44%) CSS3
7 3 (2.44%) Flash
7 3 (2.44%) jQuery
7 3 (2.44%) Modernizr
7 3 (2.44%) ModSecurity
7 3 (2.44%) React
7 3 (2.44%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 2 (1.63%) Apache Camel
8 2 (1.63%) Apache CXF
9 1 (0.81%) D3.js
9 1 (0.81%) Drools
9 1 (0.81%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 22 (17.89%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (8.94%) Data Centre
3 9 (7.32%) Computer Science
3 9 (7.32%) Management Information System
4 8 (6.50%) Cyberattack
5 5 (4.07%) PKI
5 5 (4.07%) Smart Meter
6 4 (3.25%) Social Network
6 4 (3.25%) W3C
7 3 (2.44%) Client/Server
7 3 (2.44%) DataPower
7 3 (2.44%) SWIFT
8 2 (1.63%) Clustering
8 2 (1.63%) Replication
8 2 (1.63%) Security Operations Centre
9 1 (0.81%) Cyberthreat
9 1 (0.81%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 1 (0.81%) Greenfield Project
9 1 (0.81%) RIA
9 1 (0.81%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 14 (11.38%) Unix
1 14 (11.38%) Windows
2 13 (10.57%) Linux
3 8 (6.50%) Windows Server
4 7 (5.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.63%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.81%) CentOS
6 1 (0.81%) Solaris
6 1 (0.81%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.81%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (30.89%) ITIL
2 31 (25.20%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (15.45%) Cybersecurity
4 16 (13.01%) SIEM
5 15 (12.20%) ITIL V3
6 13 (10.57%) Analytics
6 13 (10.57%) Change Management
7 12 (9.76%) Problem Management
7 12 (9.76%) Test Management
8 11 (8.94%) SDLC
8 11 (8.94%) Security Testing
9 10 (8.13%) Open Source
9 10 (8.13%) Threat Analysis
10 9 (7.32%) Functional Testing
10 9 (7.32%) Identity Management
10 9 (7.32%) Malware Analysis
10 9 (7.32%) Risk Assessment
10 9 (7.32%) Service Delivery
10 9 (7.32%) Stakeholder Management
11 8 (6.50%) IT Governance
Programming Languages
1 18 (14.63%) Java
2 14 (11.38%) SQL
3 6 (4.88%) Perl
3 6 (4.88%) Python
4 5 (4.07%) JavaScript
5 4 (3.25%) Shell Script
6 3 (2.44%) PHP
6 3 (2.44%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.81%) C
7 1 (0.81%) Jython
7 1 (0.81%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 123 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 17 (13.82%) Degree
3 15 (12.20%) CCNP
3 15 (12.20%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (8.13%) DV Cleared
5 9 (7.32%) ISTQB
6 8 (6.50%) CCNA
6 8 (6.50%) Computer Science Degree
7 5 (4.07%) CEH
7 5 (4.07%) CompTIA Security+
7 5 (4.07%) GSEC
8 4 (3.25%) CCIE
8 4 (3.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 4 (3.25%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (2.44%) BPSS Clearance
9 3 (2.44%) CCSP
9 3 (2.44%) JNCIA
10 2 (1.63%) CISM
10 2 (1.63%) CISSP
11 1 (0.81%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (8.13%) SLA
2 6 (4.88%) PMO
3 5 (4.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (4.07%) PCI DSS
4 4 (3.25%) Cyber Essentials
4 4 (3.25%) GDPR
5 2 (1.63%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 1 (0.81%) JSP 440
6 1 (0.81%) QA
System Software
1 9 (7.32%) Active Directory
2 8 (6.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (3.25%) FreeRADIUS
4 3 (2.44%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.63%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.81%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 4 (3.25%) Ansible
1 4 (3.25%) FortiGate
2 3 (2.44%) Oracle RMAN
2 3 (2.44%) SolarWinds Orion
3 2 (1.63%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.81%) Cacti
4 1 (0.81%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 1 (0.81%) Nagios
4 1 (0.81%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.81%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.81%) QRadar
4 1 (0.81%) SCCM
4 1 (0.81%) SCOM
Vendors
1 26 (21.14%) Cisco
2 17 (13.82%) HP
3 16 (13.01%) Juniper
4 10 (8.13%) Microsoft
4 10 (8.13%) VMware
5 8 (6.50%) Ariba
5 8 (6.50%) Aruba
5 8 (6.50%) Fortinet
5 8 (6.50%) SAP
6 7 (5.69%) F5
7 6 (4.88%) Fujitsu
8 5 (4.07%) Citrix
8 5 (4.07%) Palo Alto
9 4 (3.25%) Oracle
10 3 (2.44%) Dell
10 3 (2.44%) LogRhythm
10 3 (2.44%) Meraki
10 3 (2.44%) Meru Networks
10 3 (2.44%) Red Hat
10 3 (2.44%) SolarWinds