Period
to 23 January 2019

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 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Check (SC) Clearance
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
23 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 136 127 88
Rank change year-on-year -9 -39 -21
Permanent jobs citing SC Cleared 120 138 240
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 2.10% 2.09% 3.07%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.60% 7.44% 9.82%
Number of salaries quoted 115 135 99
Berkshire median annual salary £55,000 £45,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.22% -14.29% +16.67%
10th Percentile £21,850 £31,000 £37,750
90th Percentile £95,000 £80,000 £87,500
South East median annual salary £47,500 £47,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +1.06% -1.05% +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 1,578 1,856 2,444
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 27.62% 28.16% 31.29%
Number of salaries quoted 1,104 1,443 1,747
Berkshire median annual salary £49,235 £45,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.41% -14.29% +5.00%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £70,000 £80,000
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 23 January 2019.

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 January 2019. 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 -2 64 £36,750 -33.18% 36
Bracknell -8 19 £43,500 +24.29% 5
Slough - 6 - -
SC Cleared
South East

For the 6 months to 23 January 2019, 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.

1 120 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 45 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 43 (35.83%) ITIL
4 42 (35.00%) Windows
5 32 (26.67%) Active Directory
6 30 (25.00%) Windows 7
7 28 (23.33%) DV Cleared
8 26 (21.67%) Windows XP
9 22 (18.33%) SLA
10 21 (17.50%) Cisco
10 21 (17.50%) HP
10 21 (17.50%) Office 365
11 20 (16.67%) TCP/IP
12 17 (14.17%) MS Visio
12 17 (14.17%) Linux
12 17 (14.17%) Windows 2000
12 17 (14.17%) Microsoft Office
13 16 (13.33%) SIEM
14 15 (12.50%) SCCM
15 14 (11.67%) Service Delivery
15 14 (11.67%) CISSP
15 14 (11.67%) Cisco Certification
15 14 (11.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
15 14 (11.67%) Customer Requirements
16 13 (10.83%) Network Security
16 13 (10.83%) SQL Server
16 13 (10.83%) Firewall
16 13 (10.83%) VMware
17 12 (10.00%) Change Management
17 12 (10.00%) Juniper

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 (6.67%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.50%) IIS
2 3 (2.50%) MS Exchange
2 3 (2.50%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.83%) Apache
Applications
1 17 (14.17%) Microsoft Office
1 17 (14.17%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.67%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.83%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (5.83%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 21 (17.50%) Office 365
2 4 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.67%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 20 (16.67%) TCP/IP
2 13 (10.83%) Firewall
2 13 (10.83%) Network Security
3 11 (9.17%) LAN
4 8 (6.67%) Cisco ASA
5 6 (5.00%) Cisco Nexus
6 5 (4.17%) Cisco Firepower
6 5 (4.17%) VLAN
7 4 (3.33%) Internet
7 4 (3.33%) SSH
8 3 (2.50%) BGP
8 3 (2.50%) BIG-IP
8 3 (2.50%) IP Telephony
8 3 (2.50%) NAS
8 3 (2.50%) OSPF
8 3 (2.50%) Remote Desktop
8 3 (2.50%) SAN
8 3 (2.50%) SNMP
9 2 (1.67%) Radio Access Network
9 2 (1.67%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (10.83%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.17%) Big Data
3 3 (2.50%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (0.83%) MySQL
4 1 (0.83%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (3.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.83%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (5.83%) Telecoms
2 4 (3.33%) Finance
3 3 (2.50%) Electronics
3 3 (2.50%) Military
4 1 (0.83%) Law
4 1 (0.83%) Legal
4 1 (0.83%) Retail
Job Titles
1 36 (30.00%) Analyst
2 17 (14.17%) Service Analyst
2 17 (14.17%) Service Desk Analyst
3 15 (12.50%) Architect
4 10 (8.33%) Support Engineer
5 9 (7.50%) Network Engineer
6 8 (6.67%) Applications Support
6 8 (6.67%) Applications Support Analyst
6 8 (6.67%) Desktop Support
6 8 (6.67%) Security Architect
6 8 (6.67%) Support Analyst
7 7 (5.83%) Desktop Engineer
7 7 (5.83%) Developer
8 6 (5.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 6 (5.00%) Technical Engineer
8 6 (5.00%) Technical Support
8 6 (5.00%) Technical Support Engineer
9 5 (4.17%) Deskside Support
9 5 (4.17%) Security Engineer
9 5 (4.17%) Senior Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (6.67%) .NET
2 5 (4.17%) CGI
3 2 (1.67%) Hibernate
3 2 (1.67%) Middleware
3 2 (1.67%) Spring
4 1 (0.83%) AngularJS
4 1 (0.83%) Apache Flex
4 1 (0.83%) COM
4 1 (0.83%) CSS
4 1 (0.83%) CSS3
4 1 (0.83%) HTML
4 1 (0.83%) HTML5
4 1 (0.83%) jQuery
4 1 (0.83%) JSON
4 1 (0.83%) Modernizr
4 1 (0.83%) Node.js
4 1 (0.83%) Sass
4 1 (0.83%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (0.83%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.17%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (6.67%) Data Centre
3 7 (5.83%) PKI
4 6 (5.00%) Security Operations Centre
5 4 (3.33%) Linux Command Line
5 4 (3.33%) Virtual Team
6 3 (2.50%) Cyber Kill Chain
7 2 (1.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 1 (0.83%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.83%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 42 (35.00%) Windows
2 30 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 26 (21.67%) Windows XP
4 17 (14.17%) Linux
4 17 (14.17%) Windows 2000
5 10 (8.33%) Windows 8
6 9 (7.50%) Windows 10
6 9 (7.50%) Windows Server
7 5 (4.17%) Unix
8 4 (3.33%) CentOS
8 4 (3.33%) Debian
8 4 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (3.33%) Ubuntu
8 4 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (2.50%) AIX
9 3 (2.50%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (2.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (35.83%) ITIL
2 16 (13.33%) SIEM
3 14 (11.67%) Customer Requirements
3 14 (11.67%) Service Delivery
4 12 (10.00%) Change Management
4 12 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
5 11 (9.17%) Analytics
5 11 (9.17%) ITSM
5 11 (9.17%) Migration
6 10 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (8.33%) Service Management
7 9 (7.50%) Critical Thinking
7 9 (7.50%) Cybersecurity
7 9 (7.50%) Software Deployment
7 9 (7.50%) Time Management
8 8 (6.67%) Information Security
8 8 (6.67%) SABSA
8 8 (6.67%) TOGAF
9 7 (5.83%) CRM
9 7 (5.83%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 10 (8.33%) Java
2 8 (6.67%) SQL
3 7 (5.83%) C#
4 5 (4.17%) Bash Shell
4 5 (4.17%) JavaScript
4 5 (4.17%) Python
5 3 (2.50%) PowerShell
6 2 (1.67%) Java 8
7 1 (0.83%) Perl
7 1 (0.83%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 120 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 28 (23.33%) DV Cleared
3 14 (11.67%) Cisco Certification
3 14 (11.67%) CISSP
4 7 (5.83%) (ISC)2 CCSP
4 7 (5.83%) CCNA
4 7 (5.83%) CCSP
5 4 (3.33%) Degree
5 4 (3.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 4 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (3.33%) SANS
6 3 (2.50%) BC Cleared
6 3 (2.50%) CEH
6 3 (2.50%) MCSA
6 3 (2.50%) MCSE
7 2 (1.67%) CCNP
7 2 (1.67%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (0.83%) ISEB
8 1 (0.83%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.83%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (18.33%) SLA
2 14 (11.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (5.83%) GPG13
4 3 (2.50%) Cyber Essentials
4 3 (2.50%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
4 3 (2.50%) Disclosure Scotland
4 3 (2.50%) PMO
4 3 (2.50%) QA
4 3 (2.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (1.67%) GDPR
6 1 (0.83%) ISO 14001
6 1 (0.83%) ISO 22301
6 1 (0.83%) ISO 31000
6 1 (0.83%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 1 (0.83%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 32 (26.67%) Active Directory
2 9 (7.50%) Firmware
3 7 (5.83%) Hyper-V
3 7 (5.83%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (2.50%) XenApp
4 3 (2.50%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.83%) Postfix
5 1 (0.83%) Squid
Systems Management
1 15 (12.50%) SCCM
2 12 (10.00%) WSUS
3 3 (2.50%) Data Guard
3 3 (2.50%) EMC NetWorker
3 3 (2.50%) SCOM
3 3 (2.50%) SCVMM
4 1 (0.83%) Puppet
Vendors
1 45 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 21 (17.50%) Cisco
2 21 (17.50%) HP
3 13 (10.83%) VMware
4 12 (10.00%) Juniper
5 9 (7.50%) F5
6 8 (6.67%) Fujitsu
7 7 (5.83%) CheckPoint
7 7 (5.83%) Citrix
8 6 (5.00%) Meraki
9 5 (4.17%) EMC
9 5 (4.17%) Palo Alto
10 4 (3.33%) Aruba
10 4 (3.33%) Fortinet
10 4 (3.33%) Intel
10 4 (3.33%) Mitel
11 3 (2.50%) Oracle
12 1 (0.83%) Extreme Networks