Period
to 16 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for Security Cleared qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 16 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Clearance
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
16 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 86 60 47
Rank change year-on-year -26 -13 -30
Permanent jobs citing Security Cleared 203 349 526
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 3.19% 4.15% 4.77%
As % of the Qualifications category 11.07% 13.12% 14.17%
Number of salaries quoted 193 174 432
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% +22.22% -16.67%
10th Percentile £31,000 £36,250 £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% -6.25%

Security 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 1833 2660 3713
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 28.78% 31.64% 33.64%
Number of salaries quoted 1415 1957 2871
Berkshire median annual salary £45,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.29% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £26,000 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £70,600 £78,750 £70,000
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Security Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing Security Cleared as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Security Cleared in Berkshire

Security Cleared
Salary Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Security Cleared in Berkshire.

Salary trend for Security Cleared in Berkshire

Security Cleared
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Security Cleared in Berkshire over the 6 months to 16 December 2017.

Salary histogram for Security Cleared in Berkshire

Security 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 Security Cleared within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 16 December 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 -1 104 £65,000 +26.21% 12
Bracknell -24 40 £35,000 +0.72% 2
Newbury -4 7 £50,000 -4.76%
Slough -8 2 £45,750 -20.43%
Security Cleared
South East

For the 6 months to 16 December 2017, IT jobs citing Security 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 Security Cleared.

1 134 (66.01%) SC Cleared
2 44 (21.67%) DV Cleared
3 38 (18.72%) Cybersecurity
4 36 (17.73%) Cisco
4 36 (17.73%) Finance
5 32 (15.76%) Microsoft
6 30 (14.78%) ITIL
6 30 (14.78%) Telecoms
7 28 (13.79%) Windows
8 27 (13.30%) Agile Software Development
9 26 (12.81%) Firewall
9 26 (12.81%) Project Management
9 26 (12.81%) SIEM
10 25 (12.32%) Analytical Skills
11 23 (11.33%) Network Security
11 23 (11.33%) Linux
11 23 (11.33%) Java
12 22 (10.84%) Juniper
13 20 (9.85%) SLA
13 20 (9.85%) Identity Management
13 20 (9.85%) Smart Meter
14 19 (9.36%) Degree
14 19 (9.36%) Presales
15 18 (8.87%) Time Management
15 18 (8.87%) Cisco Certification
16 17 (8.37%) Active Directory
16 17 (8.37%) SQL
17 16 (7.88%) Enterprise Architecture
17 16 (7.88%) Microsoft Certification
18 15 (7.39%) HP

Security 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 7 (3.45%) SharePoint
2 5 (2.46%) Apache
2 5 (2.46%) Skype for Business
3 4 (1.97%) Apache Spark
3 4 (1.97%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (0.99%) IIS
4 2 (0.99%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.49%) Documentum
5 1 (0.49%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 7 (3.45%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (1.97%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (1.48%) MS Visio
3 3 (1.48%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 7 (3.45%) SAP HCM
1 7 (3.45%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 15 (7.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (6.40%) Office 365
3 7 (3.45%) SuccessFactors
4 3 (1.48%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (12.81%) Firewall
2 23 (11.33%) Network Security
3 9 (4.43%) Cisco Nexus
3 9 (4.43%) TCP/IP
4 8 (3.94%) Internet
4 8 (3.94%) Intrusion Detection
4 8 (3.94%) VPN
4 8 (3.94%) WAN
5 7 (3.45%) BGP
5 7 (3.45%) Ethernet
5 7 (3.45%) MPLS
6 6 (2.96%) Broadband
6 6 (2.96%) IPsec
6 6 (2.96%) SSL
7 5 (2.46%) OSPF
7 5 (2.46%) Radio Access Network
7 5 (2.46%) Skype
8 4 (1.97%) Cisco ASA
8 4 (1.97%) EIGRP
8 4 (1.97%) L2TP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (7.39%) SQL Server
2 8 (3.94%) SAP BW
3 6 (2.96%) Hadoop
4 4 (1.97%) Apache Hive
4 4 (1.97%) Impala
4 4 (1.97%) Relational Database
5 3 (1.48%) Big Data
6 2 (0.99%) HBase
6 2 (0.99%) MongoDB
6 2 (0.99%) Neo4j
6 2 (0.99%) Pentaho
6 2 (0.99%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.49%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.49%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 4 (1.97%) HP UFT
1 4 (1.97%) LoadRunner
1 4 (1.97%) SoapUI
2 3 (1.48%) Hudson
2 3 (1.48%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.99%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.99%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (0.49%) Visual Studio
General
1 36 (17.73%) Finance
2 30 (14.78%) Telecoms
3 13 (6.40%) Banking
4 7 (3.45%) Military
5 5 (2.46%) Electronics
5 5 (2.46%) Law
6 4 (1.97%) Billing
7 3 (1.48%) Advertising
7 3 (1.48%) Aerospace
7 3 (1.48%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.49%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 44 (21.67%) Analyst
2 27 (13.30%) Architect
3 22 (10.84%) Network Engineer
4 21 (10.34%) Consultant
5 17 (8.37%) Cisco Engineer
6 16 (7.88%) Support Engineer
7 13 (6.40%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 13 (6.40%) Developer
8 12 (5.91%) Lead Architect
9 11 (5.42%) Juniper Engineer
9 11 (5.42%) Network Support
9 11 (5.42%) Network Support Engineer
9 11 (5.42%) NOC Engineer
10 10 (4.93%) DevOps Engineer
10 10 (4.93%) Security Consultant
11 9 (4.43%) SOC Analyst
12 8 (3.94%) Functional Analyst
12 8 (3.94%) SAP Analyst
12 8 (3.94%) SAP Functional Analyst
12 8 (3.94%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (6.40%) XML
2 11 (5.42%) CGI
3 9 (4.43%) HTML
4 6 (2.96%) HTML5
5 5 (2.46%) AngularJS
5 5 (2.46%) Node.js
6 4 (1.97%) CSS
6 4 (1.97%) jQuery
7 3 (1.48%) Ajax
7 3 (1.48%) CSS3
7 3 (1.48%) Flash
7 3 (1.48%) Modernizr
7 3 (1.48%) ModSecurity
7 3 (1.48%) React
7 3 (1.48%) Sass
7 3 (1.48%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 2 (0.99%) Apache Camel
8 2 (0.99%) D3.js
8 2 (0.99%) Elastic Stack
8 2 (0.99%) MLlib
Miscellaneous
1 25 (12.32%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (9.85%) Smart Meter
3 15 (7.39%) Computer Science
4 11 (5.42%) PKI
5 10 (4.93%) Management Information System
6 9 (4.43%) Cyber Attack
7 8 (3.94%) Data Centre
8 6 (2.96%) SWIFT
9 4 (1.97%) Driving Licence
9 4 (1.97%) Security Operations Centre
10 3 (1.48%) Cybercrime
10 3 (1.48%) Cyberthreat
10 3 (1.48%) DataPower
10 3 (1.48%) Replication
11 2 (0.99%) Client/Server
11 2 (0.99%) Clustering
11 2 (0.99%) Cyber Defence
11 2 (0.99%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (0.99%) Greenfield Project
12 1 (0.49%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 28 (13.79%) Windows
2 23 (11.33%) Linux
3 14 (6.90%) Unix
3 14 (6.90%) Windows Server
4 6 (2.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (1.48%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (0.99%) CentOS
6 2 (0.99%) Ubuntu
6 2 (0.99%) Windows 7
6 2 (0.99%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.49%) Solaris
7 1 (0.49%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.49%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.49%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (18.72%) Cybersecurity
2 30 (14.78%) ITIL
3 27 (13.30%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (12.81%) Project Management
4 26 (12.81%) SIEM
5 20 (9.85%) Identity Management
6 19 (9.36%) Presales
7 18 (8.87%) Time Management
8 16 (7.88%) Enterprise Architecture
9 15 (7.39%) Analytics
10 14 (6.90%) Threat Analysis
11 12 (5.91%) Change Management
11 12 (5.91%) Customer Engagement
11 12 (5.91%) Functional Testing
11 12 (5.91%) ITIL V3
11 12 (5.91%) Problem Management
11 12 (5.91%) Risk Management
11 12 (5.91%) Service Delivery
12 11 (5.42%) Information Security
12 11 (5.42%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 23 (11.33%) Java
2 17 (8.37%) SQL
3 12 (5.91%) Python
4 8 (3.94%) C
4 8 (3.94%) PL/SQL
5 7 (3.45%) PowerShell
6 6 (2.96%) Perl
6 6 (2.96%) Shell Script
7 5 (2.46%) Bash Shell
7 5 (2.46%) JavaScript
7 5 (2.46%) VB
8 3 (1.48%) C#
8 3 (1.48%) Korn
8 3 (1.48%) PHP
8 3 (1.48%) Scala
9 2 (0.99%) C++
9 2 (0.99%) Jython
10 1 (0.49%) Go
Qualifications
1 134 (66.01%) SC Cleared
2 44 (21.67%) DV Cleared
3 19 (9.36%) Degree
4 18 (8.87%) Cisco Certification
5 16 (7.88%) Microsoft Certification
6 15 (7.39%) MCP
6 15 (7.39%) MCSE
7 12 (5.91%) CCNP
7 12 (5.91%) Citrix Certification
8 8 (3.94%) CCNA
8 8 (3.94%) CEH
8 8 (3.94%) CompTIA Security+
8 8 (3.94%) GSEC
9 7 (3.45%) Computer Science Degree
10 6 (2.96%) CCIE
10 6 (2.96%) ISTQB
11 5 (2.46%) CCSP
12 4 (1.97%) BC Cleared
12 4 (1.97%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 4 (1.97%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (9.85%) SLA
2 14 (6.90%) GDPR
3 6 (2.96%) PMO
4 4 (1.97%) Disclosure Scotland
4 4 (1.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (1.97%) QA
5 2 (0.99%) Cyber Essentials
5 2 (0.99%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 1 (0.49%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 1 (0.49%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 17 (8.37%) Active Directory
2 9 (4.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.48%) Docker
4 2 (0.99%) Apache Flume
4 2 (0.99%) DFS Replication
4 2 (0.99%) FreeRADIUS
4 2 (0.99%) HDFS
4 2 (0.99%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.99%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (0.99%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (0.99%) VMware NSX
4 2 (0.99%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.49%) Xen
5 1 (0.49%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 9 (4.43%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (1.97%) Kibana
3 3 (1.48%) Ansible
3 3 (1.48%) Docker Swarm
3 3 (1.48%) Kubernetes
3 3 (1.48%) SCCM
4 2 (0.99%) FortiGate
4 2 (0.99%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (0.99%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 2 (0.99%) Puppet
4 2 (0.99%) SCOM
4 2 (0.99%) SolarWinds Orion
4 2 (0.99%) vCenter Server
4 2 (0.99%) WSUS
5 1 (0.49%) EnCase
5 1 (0.49%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 1 (0.49%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.49%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.49%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (0.49%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 36 (17.73%) Cisco
2 32 (15.76%) Microsoft
3 22 (10.84%) Juniper
4 15 (7.39%) HP
4 15 (7.39%) SAP
5 13 (6.40%) VMware
6 8 (3.94%) Ariba
6 8 (3.94%) F5
7 7 (3.45%) ArcSight
7 7 (3.45%) Fujitsu
8 6 (2.96%) LogRhythm
8 6 (2.96%) Oracle
9 5 (2.46%) Citrix
9 5 (2.46%) Palo Alto
10 3 (1.48%) Aruba
10 3 (1.48%) Fortinet
10 3 (1.48%) Lumension
10 3 (1.48%) NetApp
10 3 (1.48%) Red Hat
11 2 (0.99%) Dell