Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Check (SC) Clearance
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 123 65 64
Rank change year-on-year -58 -1 -40
Permanent jobs citing SC Cleared 139 320 435
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 2.18% 3.68% 3.95%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.68% 11.63% 11.68%
Number of salaries quoted 137 142 382
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% -9.09%
10th Percentile £30,000 £36,250 £36,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £87,500 £71,250
South East median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -10.00%

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 1810 2752 3723
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 28.45% 31.68% 33.81%
Number of salaries quoted 1408 2023 2811
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £52,500 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.52% +8.25% +2.11%
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £78,750 £70,000
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%

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 23 November 2017.

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 23 November 2017. 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 -6 77 £57,500 +11.65% 3
Bracknell -31 28 £35,000 -10.83% 1
Newbury -20 2 £50,000 -4.76%
Slough -2 1 £65,000 -27.78%
SC Cleared
South East

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT jobs citing SC Cleared also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for SC Cleared.

1 139 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 32 (23.02%) Cisco
3 27 (19.42%) ITIL
3 27 (19.42%) DV Cleared
4 26 (18.71%) Firewall
4 26 (18.71%) Agile Software Development
5 23 (16.55%) Finance
6 22 (15.83%) Cybersecurity
7 21 (15.11%) SIEM
8 18 (12.95%) Analytical Skills
8 18 (12.95%) Juniper
9 17 (12.23%) Cisco Certification
10 16 (11.51%) Windows
10 16 (11.51%) Linux
10 16 (11.51%) SLA
10 16 (11.51%) Telecoms
11 14 (10.07%) Microsoft
11 14 (10.07%) Java
12 13 (9.35%) Python
12 13 (9.35%) Network Security
13 12 (8.63%) Unix
13 12 (8.63%) Service Delivery
14 11 (7.91%) Management Information System
14 11 (7.91%) SAP
14 11 (7.91%) Analytics
15 10 (7.19%) Kalman Filter
15 10 (7.19%) SDLC
15 10 (7.19%) Email Filtering
15 10 (7.19%) Web Filtering
15 10 (7.19%) Degree

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 3 (2.16%) Apache
1 3 (2.16%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.44%) IIS
3 1 (0.72%) Confluence
3 1 (0.72%) Documentum
3 1 (0.72%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 3 (2.16%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (2.16%) Microsoft Project
1 3 (2.16%) MS Visio
1 3 (2.16%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (2.16%) SAP GTS
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.72%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
1 1 (0.72%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.72%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 26 (18.71%) Firewall
2 13 (9.35%) Network Security
3 10 (7.19%) WAN
4 9 (6.47%) VPN
5 8 (5.76%) Broadband
5 8 (5.76%) Cisco Nexus
6 7 (5.04%) BGP
6 7 (5.04%) Ethernet
6 7 (5.04%) Internet
6 7 (5.04%) Intrusion Detection
6 7 (5.04%) IPsec
6 7 (5.04%) MPLS
6 7 (5.04%) SSL
7 5 (3.60%) Cisco ASA
7 5 (3.60%) OSPF
7 5 (3.60%) Radio Access Network
7 5 (3.60%) TCP/IP
8 4 (2.88%) IPv4
8 4 (2.88%) PPP
8 4 (2.88%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (7.19%) SQL Server
2 8 (5.76%) SAP BW
3 5 (3.60%) Big Data
3 5 (3.60%) Hadoop
4 3 (2.16%) MongoDB
4 3 (2.16%) Neo4j
4 3 (2.16%) Pentaho
4 3 (2.16%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.72%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (0.72%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.72%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.72%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (0.72%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.72%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (0.72%) Power BI
5 1 (0.72%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.72%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (2.88%) SoapUI
2 3 (2.16%) JIRA
2 3 (2.16%) Talend Open Studio
3 2 (1.44%) JMeter
3 2 (1.44%) Rational DOORS
3 2 (1.44%) Selenium
4 1 (0.72%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (0.72%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.72%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.72%) LoadRunner
4 1 (0.72%) Visual Studio
General
1 23 (16.55%) Finance
2 16 (11.51%) Telecoms
3 8 (5.76%) Military
4 7 (5.04%) Billing
5 5 (3.60%) Law
5 5 (3.60%) Manufacturing
6 3 (2.16%) Aerospace
6 3 (2.16%) Legal
7 2 (1.44%) Banking
8 1 (0.72%) Advertising
8 1 (0.72%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 43 (30.94%) Analyst
2 16 (11.51%) Network Engineer
3 15 (10.79%) Cisco Engineer
4 12 (8.63%) Support Engineer
5 11 (7.91%) Architect
5 11 (7.91%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 9 (6.47%) Consultant
6 9 (6.47%) Network Support
6 9 (6.47%) Network Support Engineer
7 8 (5.76%) Functional Analyst
7 8 (5.76%) SAP Analyst
7 8 (5.76%) SAP Functional Analyst
7 8 (5.76%) Security Analyst
7 8 (5.76%) SOC Analyst
8 7 (5.04%) Enterprise Architect
8 7 (5.04%) Juniper Engineer
8 7 (5.04%) NOC Engineer
9 6 (4.32%) Change Analyst
9 6 (4.32%) Provisioning Engineer
9 6 (4.32%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (7.19%) XML
2 5 (3.60%) CGI
2 5 (3.60%) HTML
3 4 (2.88%) AngularJS
3 4 (2.88%) HTML5
3 4 (2.88%) Node.js
4 3 (2.16%) .NET
4 3 (2.16%) ActiveMQ
4 3 (2.16%) Apache Camel
4 3 (2.16%) Apache CXF
4 3 (2.16%) D3.js
4 3 (2.16%) Drools
4 3 (2.16%) Elastic Stack
4 3 (2.16%) Flash
4 3 (2.16%) jBPM
5 2 (1.44%) CSS
5 2 (1.44%) jQuery
5 2 (1.44%) ModSecurity
6 1 (0.72%) DHTMLX
6 1 (0.72%) RFC 2547
Miscellaneous
1 18 (12.95%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (7.91%) Management Information System
3 9 (6.47%) Cyber Attack
4 8 (5.76%) Smart Meter
5 7 (5.04%) Computer Science
6 6 (4.32%) Data Centre
6 6 (4.32%) PKI
6 6 (4.32%) SWIFT
7 4 (2.88%) Driving Licence
7 4 (2.88%) Security Operations Centre
8 3 (2.16%) Cyber Defence
8 3 (2.16%) DataPower
8 3 (2.16%) Greenfield Project
9 2 (1.44%) Client/Server
9 2 (1.44%) Clustering
9 2 (1.44%) Replication
10 1 (0.72%) Cyberthreat
10 1 (0.72%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 1 (0.72%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 16 (11.51%) Linux
1 16 (11.51%) Windows
2 12 (8.63%) Unix
3 7 (5.04%) Windows Server
4 6 (4.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (2.16%) CentOS
5 3 (2.16%) Ubuntu
6 2 (1.44%) Solaris
6 2 (1.44%) Windows 7
6 2 (1.44%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.72%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.72%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.72%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.72%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (19.42%) ITIL
2 26 (18.71%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (15.83%) Cybersecurity
4 21 (15.11%) SIEM
5 12 (8.63%) Service Delivery
6 11 (7.91%) Analytics
7 10 (7.19%) Change Management
7 10 (7.19%) Email Filtering
7 10 (7.19%) Identity Management
7 10 (7.19%) Kalman Filter
7 10 (7.19%) Logistics
7 10 (7.19%) SDLC
7 10 (7.19%) Service Management
7 10 (7.19%) Web Filtering
8 9 (6.47%) Information Security
8 9 (6.47%) ITIL V3
8 9 (6.47%) Problem Management
8 9 (6.47%) Risk Assessment
8 9 (6.47%) Security Testing
8 9 (6.47%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (10.07%) Java
2 13 (9.35%) Python
3 9 (6.47%) SQL
4 7 (5.04%) Shell Script
5 6 (4.32%) Perl
6 5 (3.60%) C#
7 4 (2.88%) C++
7 4 (2.88%) JavaScript
8 3 (2.16%) Jython
8 3 (2.16%) PL/SQL
9 2 (1.44%) Go
9 2 (1.44%) PowerShell
9 2 (1.44%) Scala
9 2 (1.44%) VB
10 1 (0.72%) PHP
10 1 (0.72%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 139 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 27 (19.42%) DV Cleared
3 17 (12.23%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (7.19%) Degree
5 9 (6.47%) CCNP
6 8 (5.76%) CCNA
6 8 (5.76%) CEH
6 8 (5.76%) CompTIA Security+
6 8 (5.76%) GSEC
6 8 (5.76%) Security+ Certification
7 6 (4.32%) CCIE
7 6 (4.32%) Computer Science Degree
8 5 (3.60%) CCSP
9 4 (2.88%) BC Cleared
9 4 (2.88%) JNCIA
9 4 (2.88%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (2.16%) ISTQB
10 3 (2.16%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (2.16%) MCP
10 3 (2.16%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (11.51%) SLA
2 6 (4.32%) PMO
3 4 (2.88%) Disclosure Scotland
3 4 (2.88%) QA
4 3 (2.16%) GDPR
4 3 (2.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (1.44%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 1 (0.72%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (0.72%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 1 (0.72%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (7.19%) Active Directory
2 9 (6.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.16%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.44%) FreeRADIUS
4 2 (1.44%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.72%) DFS Replication
5 1 (0.72%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.72%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (3.60%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (2.16%) Ansible
3 2 (1.44%) FortiGate
3 2 (1.44%) SCCM
3 2 (1.44%) SolarWinds Orion
3 2 (1.44%) WSUS
4 1 (0.72%) EnCase
4 1 (0.72%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 1 (0.72%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.72%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 1 (0.72%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.72%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 1 (0.72%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.72%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (0.72%) QRadar
4 1 (0.72%) SCOM
4 1 (0.72%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 32 (23.02%) Cisco
2 18 (12.95%) Juniper
3 14 (10.07%) Microsoft
4 11 (7.91%) SAP
5 10 (7.19%) HP
5 10 (7.19%) VMware
6 8 (5.76%) Ariba
7 7 (5.04%) F5
7 7 (5.04%) Fujitsu
7 7 (5.04%) LogRhythm
8 6 (4.32%) Palo Alto
9 5 (3.60%) Oracle
10 4 (2.88%) Citrix
11 3 (2.16%) Red Hat
11 3 (2.16%) SEEBURGER
11 3 (2.16%) Talend
12 2 (1.44%) ArcSight
12 2 (1.44%) Lumension
12 2 (1.44%) SolarWinds
12 2 (1.44%) Splunk