Period
to 12 December 2018

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 12 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Clearance
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 79 84 60
Rank change year-on-year +5 -24 -11
Permanent jobs citing Security Cleared 222 202 353
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 3.68% 3.13% 4.15%
As % of the Qualifications category 13.71% 10.91% 13.08%
Number of salaries quoted 161 192 178
Berkshire median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% -9.09% +22.22%
10th Percentile £25,000 £31,000 £36,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £80,000 £87,500
South East median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500

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 1,619 1,852 2,699
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 26.80% 28.71% 31.69%
Number of salaries quoted 1,122 1,430 1,989
Berkshire median annual salary £49,500 £45,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% -14.29% +5.00%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,738 £27,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £78,750
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 12 December 2018.

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 12 December 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 +9 106 £40,000 -38.46% 42
Bracknell -2 48 £29,500 -15.71% 8
Slough 0 7 £27,500 -39.89% 2
Newbury +12 5 £60,000 +20.00% 2
Wokingham - 2 £32,750 -
Security Cleared
South East

For the 6 months to 12 December 2018, IT jobs citing Security 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 Security Cleared.

1 115 (51.80%) SC Cleared
2 82 (36.94%) Microsoft
3 65 (29.28%) Windows
3 65 (29.28%) DV Cleared
4 61 (27.48%) Active Directory
5 46 (20.72%) Microsoft Office
5 46 (20.72%) Presales
6 45 (20.27%) Java
7 44 (19.82%) Linux
7 44 (19.82%) Python
8 40 (18.02%) Network Security
9 38 (17.12%) Office 365
9 38 (17.12%) ITIL
9 38 (17.12%) SQL
9 38 (17.12%) Project Management
10 35 (15.77%) Degree
10 35 (15.77%) Windows 7
11 32 (14.41%) Cybersecurity
12 31 (13.96%) Microsoft Azure
12 31 (13.96%) Windows XP
13 30 (13.51%) .NET
13 30 (13.51%) Agile Software Development
14 28 (12.61%) MCSE
14 28 (12.61%) CISSP
14 28 (12.61%) Microsoft Certification
14 28 (12.61%) Service Delivery
15 27 (12.16%) SCCM
16 26 (11.71%) Enterprise Architecture
16 26 (11.71%) Big Data
16 26 (11.71%) Vendor Relationship Management

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 16 (7.21%) Apache Spark
2 8 (3.60%) Confluence
2 8 (3.60%) Elasticsearch
2 8 (3.60%) SharePoint
3 3 (1.35%) IIS
3 3 (1.35%) MS Exchange
3 3 (1.35%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.45%) Apache
Applications
1 46 (20.72%) Microsoft Office
2 14 (6.31%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.45%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (3.60%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 38 (17.12%) Office 365
2 31 (13.96%) Microsoft Azure
3 24 (10.81%) Amazon AWS
3 24 (10.81%) Serverless
4 22 (9.91%) Amazon EC2
4 22 (9.91%) Amazon EMR
4 22 (9.91%) Amazon Kinesis
4 22 (9.91%) Amazon S3
4 22 (9.91%) Amazon SQS
4 22 (9.91%) AWS Lambda
4 22 (9.91%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (0.90%) IaaS
5 2 (0.90%) PaaS
6 1 (0.45%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 40 (18.02%) Network Security
2 21 (9.46%) TCP/IP
3 15 (6.76%) Firewall
4 14 (6.31%) LAN
5 10 (4.50%) SSH
6 8 (3.60%) Cisco ASA
7 7 (3.15%) VLAN
8 6 (2.70%) Cisco Nexus
9 5 (2.25%) Cisco Firepower
9 5 (2.25%) Radio Access Network
10 4 (1.80%) SNMP
11 3 (1.35%) DNS
11 3 (1.35%) Internet
11 3 (1.35%) Intrusion Detection
11 3 (1.35%) NAS
11 3 (1.35%) SAN
11 3 (1.35%) VPN
11 3 (1.35%) WAN
11 3 (1.35%) Wireless
12 2 (0.90%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (11.71%) Big Data
2 22 (9.91%) Amazon RDS
2 22 (9.91%) Amazon Redshift
2 22 (9.91%) Cosmos DB
2 22 (9.91%) RDBMS
2 22 (9.91%) Relational Database
3 17 (7.66%) Hadoop
4 13 (5.86%) SQL Server
5 8 (3.60%) Apache Hive
5 8 (3.60%) HBase
6 6 (2.70%) Impala
7 3 (1.35%) SQL Server 2016
8 1 (0.45%) MySQL
8 1 (0.45%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 18 (8.11%) Git (software)
2 15 (6.76%) MSI
3 10 (4.50%) AdminStudio
3 10 (4.50%) JIRA
3 10 (4.50%) Visual Studio
4 8 (3.60%) Bitbucket
5 5 (2.25%) HP UFT
5 5 (2.25%) InstallShield
6 2 (0.90%) Redmine
General
1 14 (6.31%) Aerospace
1 14 (6.31%) Telecoms
2 13 (5.86%) Finance
3 8 (3.60%) Military
4 6 (2.70%) Manufacturing
5 5 (2.25%) Banking
6 1 (0.45%) French Language
6 1 (0.45%) Legal
Job Titles
1 51 (22.97%) Architect
2 38 (17.12%) Analyst
3 27 (12.16%) Lead Architect
4 23 (10.36%) Solutions Architect
5 22 (9.91%) Cloud Architect
5 22 (9.91%) Cloud Solutions Architect
5 22 (9.91%) Lead Solutions Architect
6 15 (6.76%) Software Packager
7 12 (5.41%) Developer
7 12 (5.41%) Service Analyst
7 12 (5.41%) Service Desk Analyst
8 11 (4.95%) Consultant
8 11 (4.95%) Systems Engineer
9 10 (4.50%) Technical Architect
10 9 (4.05%) Applications Support
10 9 (4.05%) Applications Support Analyst
10 9 (4.05%) Network Engineer
10 9 (4.05%) Security Consultant
10 9 (4.05%) Support Analyst
10 9 (4.05%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (13.51%) .NET
2 24 (10.81%) Web Services
3 22 (9.91%) ASP.NET
3 22 (9.91%) ASP.NET Web API
4 15 (6.76%) Software Packaging
5 10 (4.50%) CGI
6 8 (3.60%) Elastic Stack
7 2 (0.90%) Akka
7 2 (0.90%) Hibernate
7 2 (0.90%) Kafka
7 2 (0.90%) Middleware
7 2 (0.90%) Spring
8 1 (0.45%) AngularJS
8 1 (0.45%) CSS
8 1 (0.45%) HTML
8 1 (0.45%) jQuery
8 1 (0.45%) LDAP
8 1 (0.45%) Sass
8 1 (0.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 1 (0.45%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 20 (9.01%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (5.41%) PKI
3 11 (4.95%) Data Centre
4 10 (4.50%) Self-Motivation
5 9 (4.05%) Linux Command Line
6 7 (3.15%) Security Operations Centre
7 5 (2.25%) Client/Server
7 5 (2.25%) Clustering
8 4 (1.80%) Virtual Team
9 3 (1.35%) Cyber Kill Chain
9 3 (1.35%) Driving Licence
9 3 (1.35%) Smart Meter
10 1 (0.45%) Cybercrime
10 1 (0.45%) Cyberthreat
10 1 (0.45%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.45%) Enterprise Storage
10 1 (0.45%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 65 (29.28%) Windows
2 44 (19.82%) Linux
3 35 (15.77%) Windows 7
4 31 (13.96%) Windows XP
5 19 (8.56%) Windows 10
6 14 (6.31%) Unix
7 12 (5.41%) Windows 2000
8 10 (4.50%) Windows 8
9 8 (3.60%) Windows Server
10 4 (1.80%) CentOS
10 4 (1.80%) Debian
10 4 (1.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (1.80%) Ubuntu
10 4 (1.80%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (1.35%) AIX
11 3 (1.35%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (1.35%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (20.72%) Presales
2 38 (17.12%) ITIL
2 38 (17.12%) Project Management
3 32 (14.41%) Cybersecurity
4 30 (13.51%) Agile Software Development
5 28 (12.61%) Service Delivery
6 26 (11.71%) Enterprise Architecture
6 26 (11.71%) Thought Leadership
6 26 (11.71%) Vendor Relationship Management
7 25 (11.26%) Identity Access Management
8 24 (10.81%) Computer Science
8 24 (10.81%) Migration
9 23 (10.36%) Data Protection
9 23 (10.36%) SIEM
10 21 (9.46%) Customer Requirements
10 21 (9.46%) Data Analysis
11 20 (9.01%) Problem-Solving
11 20 (9.01%) Release Management
12 19 (8.56%) Change Management
12 19 (8.56%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 45 (20.27%) Java
2 44 (19.82%) Python
3 38 (17.12%) SQL
4 24 (10.81%) Scala
5 22 (9.91%) Bash Shell
5 22 (9.91%) PL/SQL
5 22 (9.91%) Shell Script
6 19 (8.56%) PowerShell
7 18 (8.11%) C
8 17 (7.66%) C#
9 10 (4.50%) VB
9 10 (4.50%) VBScript
10 9 (4.05%) C++
11 8 (3.60%) JavaScript
12 2 (0.90%) Java 8
12 2 (0.90%) R
13 1 (0.45%) Korn
13 1 (0.45%) Perl
13 1 (0.45%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 115 (51.80%) SC Cleared
2 65 (29.28%) DV Cleared
3 35 (15.77%) Degree
4 28 (12.61%) CISSP
4 28 (12.61%) MCSE
4 28 (12.61%) Microsoft Certification
5 22 (9.91%) MCSA
6 20 (9.01%) Cisco Certification
7 10 (4.50%) CCSP
8 9 (4.05%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 9 (4.05%) CCNA
9 8 (3.60%) CISM
10 7 (3.15%) CRISC
10 7 (3.15%) SANS
11 6 (2.70%) BPSS Clearance
12 4 (1.80%) CEH
12 4 (1.80%) Citrix Certification
12 4 (1.80%) Computer Science Degree
12 4 (1.80%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 4 (1.80%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (10.36%) GDPR
2 20 (9.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 18 (8.11%) SLA
4 7 (3.15%) GPG13
5 6 (2.70%) PCI DSS
6 3 (1.35%) Data Quality
6 3 (1.35%) QA
6 3 (1.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.90%) Disclosure Scotland
8 1 (0.45%) ISO 14001
8 1 (0.45%) ISO 22301
8 1 (0.45%) ISO 31000
8 1 (0.45%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 61 (27.48%) Active Directory
2 19 (8.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (4.50%) Microsoft App-V
4 9 (4.05%) Firmware
5 8 (3.60%) Apache Flume
5 8 (3.60%) HDFS
5 8 (3.60%) Virtual Machines
6 6 (2.70%) Hyper-V
7 4 (1.80%) XenApp
8 3 (1.35%) XenDesktop
9 2 (0.90%) NFS
9 2 (0.90%) Samba
9 2 (0.90%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.90%) VMware NSX
10 1 (0.45%) Postfix
10 1 (0.45%) Squid
10 1 (0.45%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 27 (12.16%) SCCM
2 22 (9.91%) WSUS
3 18 (8.11%) Puppet
4 7 (3.15%) Kibana
5 3 (1.35%) Data Guard
5 3 (1.35%) EMC NetWorker
5 3 (1.35%) SCOM
6 2 (0.90%) Ansible
6 2 (0.90%) Nagios
6 2 (0.90%) vCenter Server
7 1 (0.45%) Grafana
7 1 (0.45%) HP ALM
7 1 (0.45%) Prometheus
7 1 (0.45%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 82 (36.94%) Microsoft
2 22 (9.91%) VMware
3 19 (8.56%) Cisco
4 18 (8.11%) HP
5 15 (6.76%) Atlassian
6 12 (5.41%) Juniper
7 10 (4.50%) Autodesk
7 10 (4.50%) Fujitsu
8 8 (3.60%) Cloudera
9 7 (3.15%) Citrix
9 7 (3.15%) Fortinet
10 6 (2.70%) CheckPoint
10 6 (2.70%) EMC
11 5 (2.25%) Meraki
11 5 (2.25%) Palo Alto
12 4 (1.80%) F5
12 4 (1.80%) Intel
13 3 (1.35%) ArcSight
13 3 (1.35%) Oracle
14 2 (0.90%) Forcepoint