Period
to 17 August 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 17 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Check (SC) Clearance
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
17 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 95 157 115
Rank change year-on-year +62 -42 -45
Permanent jobs citing SC Cleared 181 111 159
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 3.13% 1.69% 2.48%
As % of the Qualifications category 12.07% 6.72% 8.63%
Number of salaries quoted 202 92 141
Berkshire median annual salary £62,500 £55,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.64% +29.41% -22.73%
10th Percentile £37,500 £35,988 £22,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £94,250 £80,000
South East median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £45,750
% change year-on-year +10.00% +9.29% -0.54%

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 1,499 1,652 1,843
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 25.93% 25.08% 28.71%
Number of salaries quoted 1,092 1,269 1,414
Berkshire median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -9.52%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,950 £24,750
90th Percentile £79,875 £72,250 £72,500
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +3.45% -3.33%

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 17 August 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 17 August 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 +6 72 £50,000 +11.11% 22
Bracknell -2 19 £33,098 -20.25% 4
Newbury +11 9 £47,500 -26.92% 5
Slough +10 1 £40,000 +40.35% 4
SC Cleared
South East

For the 6 months to 17 August 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.

1 181 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 49 (27.07%) Cybersecurity
3 48 (26.52%) Problem-Solving
4 33 (18.23%) ITIL
4 33 (18.23%) Windows
5 28 (15.47%) Microsoft
5 28 (15.47%) Analytical Skills
5 28 (15.47%) Security Architecture
6 27 (14.92%) DV Cleared
7 26 (14.36%) Office 365
7 26 (14.36%) Cisco
7 26 (14.36%) Information Security
8 25 (13.81%) Java
9 23 (12.71%) Python
9 23 (12.71%) Agile Software Development
10 21 (11.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 21 (11.60%) CISSP
11 19 (10.50%) VMware
12 18 (9.94%) Linux
12 18 (9.94%) Network Design
12 18 (9.94%) Windows Server
13 17 (9.39%) PowerShell
13 17 (9.39%) HP
13 17 (9.39%) Telecoms
13 17 (9.39%) Firewall
14 16 (8.84%) Electronics
14 16 (8.84%) TCP/IP
14 16 (8.84%) C#
14 16 (8.84%) Spring
14 16 (8.84%) Risk Assessment

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 11 (6.08%) Apache Spark
2 7 (3.87%) Hyperledger
3 1 (0.55%) OpenStack
Applications
1 7 (3.87%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (3.31%) MS Visio
3 3 (1.66%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.55%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.55%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 26 (14.36%) Office 365
2 13 (7.18%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (7.18%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.66%) SaaS
4 2 (1.10%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (1.10%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (0.55%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (0.55%) Amazon ECS
5 1 (0.55%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.55%) Datadog
5 1 (0.55%) GitHub
5 1 (0.55%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.55%) OpenShift
5 1 (0.55%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 17 (9.39%) Firewall
2 16 (8.84%) TCP/IP
3 13 (7.18%) WAN
4 12 (6.63%) LAN
5 11 (6.08%) Network Security
6 9 (4.97%) BIG-IP
6 9 (4.97%) IP Telephony
6 9 (4.97%) Remote Desktop
6 9 (4.97%) VPN
7 7 (3.87%) Intrusion Detection
8 5 (2.76%) DSL
8 5 (2.76%) SSH
8 5 (2.76%) Wireshark
9 4 (2.21%) DHCP
9 4 (2.21%) Internet
9 4 (2.21%) MPLS
10 3 (1.66%) Cisco Firepower
10 3 (1.66%) Fibre Channel
10 3 (1.66%) iSCSI
10 3 (1.66%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (7.18%) Hadoop
2 12 (6.63%) Apache Cassandra
2 12 (6.63%) MongoDB
3 7 (3.87%) Blockchain
4 4 (2.21%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (2.21%) SQL Server
4 4 (2.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.10%) Big Data
5 2 (1.10%) OLAP
5 2 (1.10%) OLAP Cube
5 2 (1.10%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (1.10%) RDBMS
5 2 (1.10%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.10%) SQL Server 2016
5 2 (1.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (1.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.55%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 13 (7.18%) Git (software)
2 12 (6.63%) Bitbucket
3 5 (2.76%) Jenkins
4 3 (1.66%) IDA Disassembler
4 3 (1.66%) Selenium
5 2 (1.10%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (1.10%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.55%) GitLab
6 1 (0.55%) JUnit
6 1 (0.55%) Robot Framework
6 1 (0.55%) Sinon.JS
6 1 (0.55%) Travis CI
6 1 (0.55%) Vagrant
6 1 (0.55%) WebDriver
General
1 17 (9.39%) Telecoms
2 16 (8.84%) Electronics
3 13 (7.18%) Finance
4 7 (3.87%) Manufacturing
4 7 (3.87%) Marketing
5 4 (2.21%) Advertising
5 4 (2.21%) Aerospace
6 2 (1.10%) Banking
7 1 (0.55%) Games
7 1 (0.55%) Military
7 1 (0.55%) Retail
Job Titles
1 42 (23.20%) Architect
2 28 (15.47%) Consultant
3 24 (13.26%) Security Consultant
4 23 (12.71%) Analyst
5 20 (11.05%) Security Architect
6 17 (9.39%) Developer
7 13 (7.18%) Incident Manager
7 13 (7.18%) Security Analyst
8 12 (6.63%) Technical Consultant
9 10 (5.52%) Network Engineer
9 10 (5.52%) Security Engineer
10 9 (4.97%) Cybersecurity Engineer
10 9 (4.97%) Information Security Engineer
10 9 (4.97%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 9 (4.97%) Security Technical Consultant
10 9 (4.97%) Technical Analyst
10 9 (4.97%) Technical Security Analyst
10 9 (4.97%) Technical Security Consultant
11 6 (3.31%) Service Desk Agent
11 6 (3.31%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (8.84%) Spring
2 13 (7.18%) Akka
2 13 (7.18%) Spring Cloud
3 8 (4.42%) Pandas
3 8 (4.42%) RESTful
3 8 (4.42%) scikit-learn
3 8 (4.42%) Swagger
4 7 (3.87%) OAuth
4 7 (3.87%) SAML
5 5 (2.76%) AngularJS
6 4 (2.21%) Apache Flex
6 4 (2.21%) Node.js
7 3 (1.66%) .NET
7 3 (1.66%) ASP.NET
7 3 (1.66%) CSS
7 3 (1.66%) Hibernate
7 3 (1.66%) HTML
7 3 (1.66%) OLE
8 2 (1.10%) CSS3
8 2 (1.10%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 28 (15.47%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (7.18%) Public Cloud
3 12 (6.63%) Data Centre
3 12 (6.63%) Private Cloud
3 12 (6.63%) Virtual Team
4 7 (3.87%) Algorithms
4 7 (3.87%) Driving Licence
4 7 (3.87%) Self-Motivation
5 6 (3.31%) Linux Command Line
6 4 (2.21%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.66%) Clustering
7 3 (1.66%) Cyber Defence
7 3 (1.66%) Cyber Kill Chain
7 3 (1.66%) Security Operations Centre
8 2 (1.10%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (1.10%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.55%) CCTV
9 1 (0.55%) Enterprise Storage
9 1 (0.55%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 33 (18.23%) Windows
2 18 (9.94%) Linux
2 18 (9.94%) Windows Server
3 10 (5.52%) Unix
3 10 (5.52%) Windows 7
4 7 (3.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (3.87%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (3.31%) CentOS
5 6 (3.31%) Ubuntu
5 6 (3.31%) Windows 2000
5 6 (3.31%) Windows XP
6 5 (2.76%) Debian
6 5 (2.76%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (2.21%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.55%) DC/OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (27.07%) Cybersecurity
2 48 (26.52%) Problem-Solving
3 33 (18.23%) ITIL
4 28 (15.47%) Security Architecture
5 26 (14.36%) Information Security
6 23 (12.71%) Agile Software Development
7 18 (9.94%) Network Design
8 16 (8.84%) Risk Assessment
8 16 (8.84%) SIEM
9 15 (8.29%) Open Source
9 15 (8.29%) Software Engineering
10 14 (7.73%) Incident Management
10 14 (7.73%) Risk Management
11 13 (7.18%) Continuous Improvement
11 13 (7.18%) Data Analysis
11 13 (7.18%) ITSM
11 13 (7.18%) Microservices
11 13 (7.18%) Service Delivery
11 13 (7.18%) Service Management
12 12 (6.63%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 25 (13.81%) Java
2 23 (12.71%) Python
3 17 (9.39%) PowerShell
4 16 (8.84%) C#
5 13 (7.18%) JavaScript
6 12 (6.63%) SQL
7 7 (3.87%) C++
8 6 (3.31%) Bash Shell
8 6 (3.31%) Scala
9 3 (1.66%) Java 8
10 2 (1.10%) C
10 2 (1.10%) R
10 2 (1.10%) T-SQL
10 2 (1.10%) VBA
11 1 (0.55%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 181 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 27 (14.92%) DV Cleared
3 21 (11.60%) CISSP
4 15 (8.29%) CISM
5 11 (6.08%) Cisco Certification
5 11 (6.08%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 9 (4.97%) CCNP
6 9 (4.97%) MCSA
6 9 (4.97%) MCSE
6 9 (4.97%) Microsoft Certification
7 8 (4.42%) Degree
8 4 (2.21%) CCNA
8 4 (2.21%) CTC Cleared
9 3 (1.66%) CCIE
9 3 (1.66%) CISA
9 3 (1.66%) GCIA
9 3 (1.66%) GCIH
9 3 (1.66%) GIAC
9 3 (1.66%) GREM
10 2 (1.10%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (11.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (6.08%) PMO
3 9 (4.97%) Cyber Essentials
3 9 (4.97%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
4 7 (3.87%) SLA
5 6 (3.31%) RMADS
6 4 (2.21%) GDPR
6 4 (2.21%) NIST
6 4 (2.21%) PCI DSS
7 3 (1.66%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 3 (1.66%) JSP 440
7 3 (1.66%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.55%) Disclosure Scotland
8 1 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 14 (7.73%) Active Directory
1 14 (7.73%) Docker
2 13 (7.18%) Hyper-V
3 10 (5.52%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.66%) Snort
4 3 (1.66%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (1.66%) vSphere
5 1 (0.55%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.55%) VirtualBox
5 1 (0.55%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 11 (6.08%) SCCM
2 9 (4.97%) SCVMM
3 5 (2.76%) Ansible
3 5 (2.76%) Puppet
4 3 (1.66%) Failover Clustering
4 3 (1.66%) Microsoft Clustering
4 3 (1.66%) QRadar
4 3 (1.66%) vCenter Server
5 2 (1.10%) Kubernetes
5 2 (1.10%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (1.10%) SCOM
5 2 (1.10%) SELinux
5 2 (1.10%) Terraform
5 2 (1.10%) vRealize
6 1 (0.55%) Ambari
6 1 (0.55%) Docker Swarm
6 1 (0.55%) Packer
Vendors
1 28 (15.47%) Microsoft
2 26 (14.36%) Cisco
3 19 (10.50%) VMware
4 17 (9.39%) HP
5 13 (7.18%) Juniper
6 12 (6.63%) Aruba
7 11 (6.08%) F5
8 10 (5.52%) Fujitsu
9 9 (4.97%) Mitel
9 9 (4.97%) SAP
10 5 (2.76%) SolarWinds
11 4 (2.21%) CheckPoint
11 4 (2.21%) Splunk
11 4 (2.21%) UiPath
12 3 (1.66%) ArcSight
12 3 (1.66%) Meraki
13 2 (1.10%) CA
13 2 (1.10%) Extreme Networks
13 2 (1.10%) Palo Alto
13 2 (1.10%) Ubiquiti