Period
to 21 October 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 21 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Clearance
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 87 69 53
Rank change year-on-year -18 -16 -11
Permanent jobs citing Security Cleared 213 241 391
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 3.41% 3.96% 4.51%
As % of the Qualifications category 13.04% 13.86% 14.02%
Number of salaries quoted 164 219 199
Berkshire median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% -13.04% +15.00%
10th Percentile £25,000 £30,000 £36,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £80,000 £87,500
South East median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26% +5.56%

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 1,633 1,739 2,788
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 26.15% 28.56% 32.19%
Number of salaries quoted 1,206 1,372 2,061
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -9.52% +10.53%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £73,750 £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 21 October 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 21 October 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 -15 106 £45,000 -21.74% 26
Bracknell -23 32 £49,500 +41.43% 3
Newbury +15 8 £65,000 +30.00% 1
Slough -3 6 £41,250 -9.84% 1
Wokingham - 2 £32,750 - 1
Security Cleared
South East

For the 6 months to 21 October 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.

1 112 (52.58%) SC Cleared
2 64 (30.05%) Microsoft
3 60 (28.17%) Windows
4 56 (26.29%) DV Cleared
5 51 (23.94%) Linux
6 48 (22.54%) Degree
7 45 (21.13%) Network Security
8 43 (20.19%) Java
9 40 (18.78%) Cybersecurity
10 39 (18.31%) Python
11 36 (16.90%) Active Directory
12 35 (16.43%) SQL
12 35 (16.43%) Microsoft Azure
13 33 (15.49%) Big Data
14 32 (15.02%) Analytical Skills
14 32 (15.02%) Presales
14 32 (15.02%) Project Management
14 32 (15.02%) ITIL
14 32 (15.02%) Agile Software Development
15 31 (14.55%) Computer Science
15 31 (14.55%) Office 365
16 29 (13.62%) Hadoop
16 29 (13.62%) C
16 29 (13.62%) Microsoft Office
17 28 (13.15%) Puppet
18 27 (12.68%) Apache Spark
19 26 (12.21%) Atlassian
19 26 (12.21%) .NET
19 26 (12.21%) CISSP
19 26 (12.21%) Data Analysis

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 27 (12.68%) Apache Spark
2 18 (8.45%) Elasticsearch
3 11 (5.16%) Confluence
3 11 (5.16%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.47%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 29 (13.62%) Microsoft Office
2 15 (7.04%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.47%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (4.69%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 35 (16.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 31 (14.55%) Office 365
3 21 (9.86%) Amazon AWS
4 17 (7.98%) Serverless
5 15 (7.04%) Amazon EC2
5 15 (7.04%) Amazon EMR
5 15 (7.04%) Amazon Kinesis
5 15 (7.04%) Amazon S3
5 15 (7.04%) Amazon SQS
5 15 (7.04%) AWS Lambda
5 15 (7.04%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (0.94%) Datadog
6 2 (0.94%) IaaS
6 2 (0.94%) PaaS
7 1 (0.47%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 1 (0.47%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.47%) GitHub
7 1 (0.47%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.47%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 45 (21.13%) Network Security
2 16 (7.51%) Firewall
3 15 (7.04%) TCP/IP
4 11 (5.16%) Cisco ASA
5 8 (3.76%) LAN
5 8 (3.76%) WLAN
6 7 (3.29%) SSH
7 6 (2.82%) Cisco Nexus
8 5 (2.35%) Radio Access Network
9 4 (1.88%) Cisco Firepower
9 4 (1.88%) VLAN
10 3 (1.41%) Intrusion Detection
10 3 (1.41%) MPLS
10 3 (1.41%) VPN
10 3 (1.41%) WAN
10 3 (1.41%) Wireless
11 2 (0.94%) BGP
11 2 (0.94%) Broadband
11 2 (0.94%) DNS
11 2 (0.94%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (15.49%) Big Data
2 29 (13.62%) Hadoop
3 16 (7.51%) Apache Hive
4 15 (7.04%) Amazon RDS
4 15 (7.04%) Amazon Redshift
4 15 (7.04%) Cosmos DB
4 15 (7.04%) RDBMS
4 15 (7.04%) Relational Database
5 14 (6.57%) HBase
5 14 (6.57%) Impala
5 14 (6.57%) SQL Server
6 1 (0.47%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 18 (8.45%) Git (software)
2 16 (7.51%) Visual Studio
3 13 (6.10%) JIRA
4 11 (5.16%) Bitbucket
5 7 (3.29%) MSI
6 4 (1.88%) AdminStudio
7 3 (1.41%) HP UFT
7 3 (1.41%) InstallShield
8 2 (0.94%) Jenkins
9 1 (0.47%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (0.47%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.47%) Hudson
9 1 (0.47%) JMeter
9 1 (0.47%) Redmine
9 1 (0.47%) Selenium
9 1 (0.47%) Travis CI
9 1 (0.47%) Vagrant
General
1 19 (8.92%) Aerospace
2 16 (7.51%) Telecoms
3 12 (5.63%) Finance
4 6 (2.82%) Military
5 5 (2.35%) Banking
6 4 (1.88%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.47%) Avionics
7 1 (0.47%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.47%) French Language
7 1 (0.47%) Games
7 1 (0.47%) Law
7 1 (0.47%) Legal
Job Titles
1 37 (17.37%) Analyst
2 35 (16.43%) Architect
3 22 (10.33%) Lead Architect
4 16 (7.51%) Solutions Architect
4 16 (7.51%) Systems Engineer
5 15 (7.04%) Cloud Architect
5 15 (7.04%) Cloud Solutions Architect
5 15 (7.04%) Lead Solutions Architect
6 13 (6.10%) Security Engineer
7 12 (5.63%) DevOps Engineer
8 11 (5.16%) Applications Support
8 11 (5.16%) Applications Support Analyst
8 11 (5.16%) Developer
8 11 (5.16%) Network Engineer
8 11 (5.16%) Support Analyst
9 10 (4.69%) Big Data Engineer
9 10 (4.69%) Consultant
9 10 (4.69%) Software Engineer
10 9 (4.23%) Graduate Software Engineer
10 9 (4.23%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (12.21%) .NET
2 18 (8.45%) Web Services
3 15 (7.04%) ASP.NET
3 15 (7.04%) ASP.NET Web API
4 12 (5.63%) Elastic Stack
5 9 (4.23%) CGI
6 7 (3.29%) Software Packaging
7 4 (1.88%) Kafka
8 2 (0.94%) Akka
8 2 (0.94%) Hibernate
8 2 (0.94%) Middleware
8 2 (0.94%) MLlib
8 2 (0.94%) Spring
9 1 (0.47%) AngularJS
9 1 (0.47%) CSS
9 1 (0.47%) HTML
9 1 (0.47%) HTML5
9 1 (0.47%) jQuery
9 1 (0.47%) Sass
9 1 (0.47%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 32 (15.02%) Analytical Skills
2 31 (14.55%) Computer Science
3 12 (5.63%) PKI
4 7 (3.29%) Security Operations Centre
5 6 (2.82%) Clustering
5 6 (2.82%) Driving Licence
5 6 (2.82%) Linux Command Line
6 5 (2.35%) Data Centre
7 4 (1.88%) SCADA
7 4 (1.88%) Self-Motivation
7 4 (1.88%) Virtual Team
8 3 (1.41%) Client/Server
8 3 (1.41%) Cyber Kill Chain
8 3 (1.41%) Cyberthreat
8 3 (1.41%) Smart Meter
9 2 (0.94%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.47%) CESG
10 1 (0.47%) CESG CLAS
10 1 (0.47%) Enterprise Storage
10 1 (0.47%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 60 (28.17%) Windows
2 51 (23.94%) Linux
3 16 (7.51%) Windows 7
4 15 (7.04%) Windows Server
5 14 (6.57%) Windows XP
6 10 (4.69%) Unix
7 8 (3.76%) Windows 10
8 7 (3.29%) Windows 2000
8 7 (3.29%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (3.29%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (2.35%) Ubuntu
9 5 (2.35%) Windows 8
10 4 (1.88%) CentOS
10 4 (1.88%) Debian
10 4 (1.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (1.41%) AIX
11 3 (1.41%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.47%) DC/OS
12 1 (0.47%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (18.78%) Cybersecurity
2 32 (15.02%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (15.02%) ITIL
2 32 (15.02%) Presales
2 32 (15.02%) Project Management
3 26 (12.21%) Data Analysis
3 26 (12.21%) Problem-Solving
4 25 (11.74%) Change Management
4 25 (11.74%) SIEM
5 23 (10.80%) Enterprise Architecture
5 23 (10.80%) Vendor Relationship Management
6 22 (10.33%) DevOps
7 19 (8.92%) Release Management
8 18 (8.45%) Identity Access Management
9 17 (7.98%) Analytics
9 17 (7.98%) Configuration Management
10 16 (7.51%) Information Security
10 16 (7.51%) Integration Testing
10 16 (7.51%) Service Delivery
11 15 (7.04%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 43 (20.19%) Java
2 39 (18.31%) Python
3 35 (16.43%) SQL
4 29 (13.62%) C
5 22 (10.33%) Bash Shell
6 20 (9.39%) C#
7 19 (8.92%) Scala
8 16 (7.51%) PL/SQL
8 16 (7.51%) PowerShell
8 16 (7.51%) Shell Script
9 10 (4.69%) C++
10 8 (3.76%) JavaScript
11 5 (2.35%) VB
12 4 (1.88%) VBScript
13 2 (0.94%) Java 8
13 2 (0.94%) R
13 2 (0.94%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 112 (52.58%) SC Cleared
2 56 (26.29%) DV Cleared
3 48 (22.54%) Degree
4 26 (12.21%) CISSP
5 24 (11.27%) MCSE
5 24 (11.27%) Microsoft Certification
6 21 (9.86%) Cisco Certification
7 15 (7.04%) MCSA
8 10 (4.69%) CCSP
9 9 (4.23%) (ISC)2 CCSP
10 8 (3.76%) CCNA
10 8 (3.76%) MCP
11 7 (3.29%) CISM
11 7 (3.29%) SANS
12 6 (2.82%) CCNP
12 6 (2.82%) Citrix Certification
13 5 (2.35%) CEH
13 5 (2.35%) CESG Certified Professional
13 5 (2.35%) CRISC
14 4 (1.88%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (9.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (4.69%) SLA
3 7 (3.29%) GPG13
4 5 (2.35%) Data Quality
5 3 (1.41%) GDPR
5 3 (1.41%) QA
5 3 (1.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.94%) Disclosure Scotland
7 1 (0.47%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 1 (0.47%) ISO 14001
7 1 (0.47%) ISO 22301
7 1 (0.47%) ISO 31000
7 1 (0.47%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 1 (0.47%) PMO
System Software
1 36 (16.90%) Active Directory
2 17 (7.98%) Virtual Machines
3 14 (6.57%) Apache Flume
3 14 (6.57%) HDFS
4 11 (5.16%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (3.29%) Hyper-V
6 4 (1.88%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (1.41%) Firmware
8 1 (0.47%) Docker
8 1 (0.47%) NFS
8 1 (0.47%) Samba
8 1 (0.47%) VirtualBox
8 1 (0.47%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.47%) VMware NSX
8 1 (0.47%) vSphere
8 1 (0.47%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 28 (13.15%) Puppet
2 17 (7.98%) Kibana
3 13 (6.10%) SCCM
4 10 (4.69%) WSUS
5 3 (1.41%) Ansible
5 3 (1.41%) EMC NetWorker
5 3 (1.41%) SCOM
6 1 (0.47%) AirWatch
6 1 (0.47%) Docker Swarm
6 1 (0.47%) Grafana
6 1 (0.47%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.47%) Nagios
6 1 (0.47%) Network Intrusion Detection System
6 1 (0.47%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.47%) Packer
6 1 (0.47%) Prometheus
6 1 (0.47%) QRadar
6 1 (0.47%) Single Sign-On
6 1 (0.47%) Terraform
6 1 (0.47%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 64 (30.05%) Microsoft
2 26 (12.21%) Atlassian
3 24 (11.27%) Cisco
4 13 (6.10%) Juniper
4 13 (6.10%) VMware
5 11 (5.16%) CheckPoint
5 11 (5.16%) Cloudera
5 11 (5.16%) HP
6 8 (3.76%) Fortinet
7 6 (2.82%) Citrix
7 6 (2.82%) Fujitsu
7 6 (2.82%) Zscaler
8 5 (2.35%) EMC
8 5 (2.35%) F5
8 5 (2.35%) Meraki
8 5 (2.35%) Palo Alto
9 4 (1.88%) ArcSight
9 4 (1.88%) Autodesk
9 4 (1.88%) Intel
9 4 (1.88%) Nokia