Period
to 26 September 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 26 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Check (SC) Clearance
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
26 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 145 114 69
Rank change year-on-year -31 -45 -10
Permanent jobs citing SC Cleared 119 156 320
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.83% 2.47% 3.65%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.03% 8.55% 11.41%
Number of salaries quoted 113 167 168
Berkshire median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% -9.09% -8.33%
10th Percentile £35,875 £29,900 £36,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £80,000 £87,500
South East median annual salary £50,000 £46,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +7.53% +3.33% -1.64%

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 1,693 1,824 2,805
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 26.04% 28.89% 32.01%
Number of salaries quoted 1,287 1,420 2,131
Berkshire median annual salary £48,514 £48,750 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -0.48% -7.14% +10.53%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £77,500
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 26 September 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 26 September 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 -26 50 £42,500 -26.09% 20
Bracknell -21 23 £41,500 +18.57% 5
Newbury - 5 £65,000 -
Slough +2 4 £28,500 -56.15% 2
SC Cleared
South East

For the 6 months to 26 September 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.

1 119 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 24 (20.17%) Windows
2 24 (20.17%) Network Security
3 23 (19.33%) ITIL
3 23 (19.33%) Microsoft
4 22 (18.49%) SIEM
5 21 (17.65%) CISSP
5 21 (17.65%) Cisco
6 17 (14.29%) Linux
6 17 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
7 16 (13.45%) DV Cleared
8 15 (12.61%) Service Delivery
8 15 (12.61%) Problem-Solving
9 14 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
9 14 (11.76%) Windows Server
9 14 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
9 14 (11.76%) Degree
10 13 (10.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 13 (10.92%) Firewall
10 13 (10.92%) Telecoms
10 13 (10.92%) Information Security
10 13 (10.92%) Analytics
11 12 (10.08%) SQL Server
11 12 (10.08%) Java
11 12 (10.08%) Time Management
11 12 (10.08%) Cisco ASA
12 11 (9.24%) Microsoft Azure
12 11 (9.24%) MS Visio
12 11 (9.24%) Juniper
12 11 (9.24%) CheckPoint

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 8 (6.72%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.68%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.84%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 11 (9.24%) MS Visio
2 6 (5.04%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.84%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (6.72%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (9.24%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (4.20%) Office 365
3 3 (2.52%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.68%) IaaS
4 2 (1.68%) PaaS
4 2 (1.68%) Serverless
5 1 (0.84%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.84%) GitHub
5 1 (0.84%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (20.17%) Network Security
2 13 (10.92%) Firewall
3 12 (10.08%) Cisco ASA
4 6 (5.04%) WLAN
5 5 (4.20%) SSH
5 5 (4.20%) TCP/IP
6 4 (3.36%) Cisco Firepower
6 4 (3.36%) Cisco Nexus
7 3 (2.52%) BGP
7 3 (2.52%) LAN
7 3 (2.52%) Radio Access Network
8 2 (1.68%) Intrusion Detection
8 2 (1.68%) OSPF
8 2 (1.68%) VPN
9 1 (0.84%) Cisco IOS
9 1 (0.84%) DNS
9 1 (0.84%) SNMP
9 1 (0.84%) SSL
9 1 (0.84%) VLAN
9 1 (0.84%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (10.08%) SQL Server
2 8 (6.72%) Big Data
3 3 (2.52%) Hadoop
4 2 (1.68%) Apache Hive
4 2 (1.68%) HBase
5 1 (0.84%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.84%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 7 (5.88%) Visual Studio
2 4 (3.36%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.84%) Cucumber
3 1 (0.84%) Hudson
3 1 (0.84%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.84%) JIRA
3 1 (0.84%) JMeter
3 1 (0.84%) Selenium
General
1 13 (10.92%) Telecoms
2 7 (5.88%) Finance
3 5 (4.20%) Aerospace
4 1 (0.84%) Avionics
4 1 (0.84%) Games
4 1 (0.84%) Law
4 1 (0.84%) Marketing
4 1 (0.84%) Military
Job Titles
1 29 (24.37%) Analyst
2 14 (11.76%) Architect
3 10 (8.40%) Applications Support
3 10 (8.40%) Applications Support Analyst
3 10 (8.40%) Developer
3 10 (8.40%) Support Analyst
4 9 (7.56%) Security Architect
5 8 (6.72%) Network Engineer
6 7 (5.88%) SOC Analyst
7 6 (5.04%) Network Security Engineer
7 6 (5.04%) Security Engineer
8 4 (3.36%) Incident Manager
8 4 (3.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (3.36%) Lead Architect
8 4 (3.36%) Major Incident Manager
8 4 (3.36%) Sales Executive
8 4 (3.36%) Service Analyst
8 4 (3.36%) Service Desk Analyst
8 4 (3.36%) Technical Support
8 4 (3.36%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (7.56%) .NET
2 5 (4.20%) CGI
3 3 (2.52%) Web Services
3 3 (2.52%) XML
4 2 (1.68%) Akka
4 2 (1.68%) Hibernate
4 2 (1.68%) Kafka
4 2 (1.68%) Middleware
4 2 (1.68%) Spring
5 1 (0.84%) AngularJS
5 1 (0.84%) CSS
5 1 (0.84%) CSS3
5 1 (0.84%) HTML
5 1 (0.84%) HTML5
5 1 (0.84%) jQuery
5 1 (0.84%) Modernizr
5 1 (0.84%) Node.js
5 1 (0.84%) SailPoint
5 1 (0.84%) Sass
5 1 (0.84%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 14 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (7.56%) PKI
3 7 (5.88%) Driving Licence
4 6 (5.04%) Security Operations Centre
5 5 (4.20%) Data Centre
6 4 (3.36%) Virtual Team
7 3 (2.52%) Computer Science
7 3 (2.52%) Linux Command Line
7 3 (2.52%) Machine to Machine
8 1 (0.84%) CESG
8 1 (0.84%) CESG CLAS
8 1 (0.84%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 1 (0.84%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (0.84%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 24 (20.17%) Windows
2 17 (14.29%) Linux
3 14 (11.76%) Windows Server
4 9 (7.56%) Unix
4 9 (7.56%) Windows 7
5 7 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (4.20%) Ubuntu
6 5 (4.20%) Windows 8
6 5 (4.20%) Windows XP
7 4 (3.36%) Debian
7 4 (3.36%) Windows 2000
7 4 (3.36%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (2.52%) AIX
8 3 (2.52%) CentOS
8 3 (2.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (2.52%) Windows 10
8 3 (2.52%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.84%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (19.33%) ITIL
2 22 (18.49%) SIEM
3 17 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (12.61%) Problem-Solving
4 15 (12.61%) Service Delivery
5 13 (10.92%) Analytics
5 13 (10.92%) Information Security
6 12 (10.08%) Time Management
7 9 (7.56%) Open Source
7 9 (7.56%) Project Management
7 9 (7.56%) SABSA
7 9 (7.56%) Service Management
7 9 (7.56%) TOGAF
8 8 (6.72%) Change Control
8 8 (6.72%) CRM
8 8 (6.72%) Disaster Recovery
8 8 (6.72%) Incident Management
8 8 (6.72%) ITSM
8 8 (6.72%) Performance Monitoring
8 8 (6.72%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 12 (10.08%) Java
2 10 (8.40%) SQL
3 9 (7.56%) C#
4 6 (5.04%) JavaScript
4 6 (5.04%) Python
5 4 (3.36%) Bash Shell
6 3 (2.52%) T-SQL
7 2 (1.68%) C
7 2 (1.68%) C++
7 2 (1.68%) Java 8
7 2 (1.68%) R
7 2 (1.68%) Scala
8 1 (0.84%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.84%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.84%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.84%) VB
Qualifications
1 119 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 21 (17.65%) CISSP
3 16 (13.45%) DV Cleared
4 14 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
4 14 (11.76%) Degree
5 10 (8.40%) CCSP
6 9 (7.56%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 5 (4.20%) SANS
8 4 (3.36%) BC Cleared
8 4 (3.36%) CCNP
8 4 (3.36%) Citrix Certification
8 4 (3.36%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 4 (3.36%) MCSE
8 4 (3.36%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (2.52%) Network+ Certification
10 2 (1.68%) CCNA
10 2 (1.68%) CISM
10 2 (1.68%) GCIH
10 2 (1.68%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (1.68%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (10.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (6.72%) SLA
3 7 (5.88%) GPG13
4 4 (3.36%) Disclosure Scotland
5 3 (2.52%) QA
6 2 (1.68%) Data Quality
6 2 (1.68%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.84%) GDPR
7 1 (0.84%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 1 (0.84%) ISO 14001
7 1 (0.84%) ISO 22301
7 1 (0.84%) ISO 31000
7 1 (0.84%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 1 (0.84%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.84%) PSD2
System Software
1 9 (7.56%) Active Directory
2 6 (5.04%) Hyper-V
2 6 (5.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.68%) Apache Flume
3 2 (1.68%) HDFS
4 1 (0.84%) Firmware
4 1 (0.84%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.84%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (3.36%) SCCM
1 4 (3.36%) WSUS
2 3 (2.52%) EMC NetWorker
2 3 (2.52%) HP ALM
2 3 (2.52%) SCOM
3 2 (1.68%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (0.84%) AirWatch
4 1 (0.84%) Ansible
4 1 (0.84%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 1 (0.84%) QRadar
4 1 (0.84%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 23 (19.33%) Microsoft
2 21 (17.65%) Cisco
3 11 (9.24%) CheckPoint
3 11 (9.24%) Juniper
4 8 (6.72%) Fujitsu
4 8 (6.72%) HP
5 7 (5.88%) VMware
6 6 (5.04%) Fortinet
6 6 (5.04%) Zscaler
7 5 (4.20%) F5
7 5 (4.20%) Palo Alto
8 4 (3.36%) EMC
8 4 (3.36%) Intel
8 4 (3.36%) Meraki
9 3 (2.52%) Citrix
10 2 (1.68%) LogRhythm
10 2 (1.68%) Nokia
11 1 (0.84%) AlgoSec
11 1 (0.84%) CyberArk
11 1 (0.84%) Stonesoft