Period
to 22 July 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 22 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Clearance
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
22 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 104 72 54
Rank change year-on-year -32 -18 -21
Permanent jobs citing Security Cleared 185 242 424
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 2.77% 3.65% 4.52%
As % of the Qualifications category 11.07% 12.78% 13.92%
Number of salaries quoted 117 196 256
Berkshire median annual salary £55,000 £47,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.79% -13.64% -8.33%
10th Percentile £34,650 £23,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £81,250 £82,500 £77,500
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +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 1,671 1,893 3,047
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 24.98% 28.52% 32.48%
Number of salaries quoted 1,268 1,433 2,356
Berkshire median annual salary £48,507 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.12% -5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £72,250 £75,000 £75,000
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +2.27%

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 22 July 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 22 July 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 -18 88 £46,500 -2.11% 28
Bracknell -18 29 £40,000 +37.93% 5
Slough +15 9 £28,500 -56.15% 2
Newbury -3 8 £60,000 - 1
Wokingham -10 2 - - 1
Security Cleared
South East

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 99 (53.51%) SC Cleared
2 48 (25.95%) DV Cleared
3 45 (24.32%) Windows
4 41 (22.16%) Linux
5 40 (21.62%) Network Security
6 39 (21.08%) Degree
7 35 (18.92%) Cybersecurity
7 35 (18.92%) Agile Software Development
8 34 (18.38%) Analytical Skills
9 30 (16.22%) Microsoft
10 29 (15.68%) C
11 28 (15.14%) DevOps
11 28 (15.14%) Big Data
12 27 (14.59%) Hadoop
12 27 (14.59%) Cisco
12 27 (14.59%) Project Management
13 26 (14.05%) SQL
13 26 (14.05%) ITIL
13 26 (14.05%) Microsoft Azure
14 25 (13.51%) Puppet
14 25 (13.51%) Telecoms
14 25 (13.51%) Finance
14 25 (13.51%) Problem-Solving
15 24 (12.97%) Python
16 23 (12.43%) Java
16 23 (12.43%) Apache Spark
17 22 (11.89%) Atlassian
17 22 (11.89%) Windows Server
17 22 (11.89%) Virtual Machines
18 21 (11.35%) Configuration 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 23 (12.43%) Apache Spark
2 19 (10.27%) Elasticsearch
3 8 (4.32%) SharePoint
4 6 (3.24%) Confluence
5 1 (0.54%) Apache
5 1 (0.54%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 12 (6.49%) MS Visio
2 7 (3.78%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (1.62%) Microsoft Project
3 3 (1.62%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (1.08%) Microsoft Excel
5 1 (0.54%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (3.78%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 26 (14.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (8.11%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (8.11%) Office 365
3 4 (2.16%) Serverless
4 3 (1.62%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 3 (1.62%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (1.62%) Amazon EMR
4 3 (1.62%) Amazon Kinesis
4 3 (1.62%) Amazon S3
4 3 (1.62%) Amazon SQS
4 3 (1.62%) AWS CloudFormation
4 3 (1.62%) AWS Lambda
4 3 (1.62%) Azure Active Directory
4 3 (1.62%) Datadog
4 3 (1.62%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (1.08%) IaaS
5 2 (1.08%) PaaS
6 1 (0.54%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.54%) GitHub
6 1 (0.54%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 40 (21.62%) Network Security
2 20 (10.81%) Firewall
3 13 (7.03%) Cisco ASA
4 11 (5.95%) WLAN
5 6 (3.24%) LAN
5 6 (3.24%) SSH
6 5 (2.70%) 5G
6 5 (2.70%) GSM
7 4 (2.16%) BGP
7 4 (2.16%) DNS
7 4 (2.16%) OSPF
7 4 (2.16%) WAN
8 3 (1.62%) DHCP
8 3 (1.62%) IPsec
8 3 (1.62%) SAN
8 3 (1.62%) SNMP
8 3 (1.62%) VPN
8 3 (1.62%) Wireless
9 2 (1.08%) Intrusion Detection
9 2 (1.08%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (15.14%) Big Data
2 27 (14.59%) Hadoop
3 17 (9.19%) Apache Hive
3 17 (9.19%) SQL Server
4 15 (8.11%) Impala
5 14 (7.57%) HBase
6 3 (1.62%) Amazon RDS
6 3 (1.62%) Amazon Redshift
6 3 (1.62%) Cosmos DB
6 3 (1.62%) RDBMS
6 3 (1.62%) Relational Database
6 3 (1.62%) SQL Server 2016
7 1 (0.54%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 10 (5.41%) Git (software)
2 9 (4.86%) JIRA
2 9 (4.86%) Visual Studio
3 6 (3.24%) Bitbucket
4 4 (2.16%) Jenkins
4 4 (2.16%) SoapUI
5 3 (1.62%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (1.62%) Travis CI
5 3 (1.62%) Vagrant
6 1 (0.54%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 1 (0.54%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.54%) Hudson
6 1 (0.54%) JMeter
6 1 (0.54%) Selenium
General
1 25 (13.51%) Finance
1 25 (13.51%) Telecoms
2 10 (5.41%) Aerospace
3 7 (3.78%) Legal
4 4 (2.16%) Games
4 4 (2.16%) Manufacturing
4 4 (2.16%) Military
5 3 (1.62%) Law
6 2 (1.08%) Banking
6 2 (1.08%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.08%) Retail
7 1 (0.54%) Avionics
7 1 (0.54%) French Language
7 1 (0.54%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 27 (14.59%) Analyst
2 21 (11.35%) Architect
3 16 (8.65%) DevOps Engineer
4 12 (6.49%) Big Data Engineer
4 12 (6.49%) Security Engineer
5 11 (5.95%) Lead Architect
5 11 (5.95%) Systems Engineer
6 9 (4.86%) Consultant
6 9 (4.86%) Developer
6 9 (4.86%) Security Consultant
6 9 (4.86%) Technical Architect
6 9 (4.86%) Technical Leader
7 8 (4.32%) Applications Support
7 8 (4.32%) Applications Support Analyst
7 8 (4.32%) Cybersecurity Engineer
7 8 (4.32%) Network Engineer
7 8 (4.32%) Support Analyst
8 7 (3.78%) Cloud Architect
8 7 (3.78%) Linux Engineer
8 7 (3.78%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (5.95%) .NET
2 9 (4.86%) Elastic Stack
3 8 (4.32%) XML
4 6 (3.24%) Web Services
5 5 (2.70%) CGI
5 5 (2.70%) Kafka
6 3 (1.62%) ASP.NET
6 3 (1.62%) ASP.NET Web API
6 3 (1.62%) MLlib
7 2 (1.08%) Akka
8 1 (0.54%) AngularJS
8 1 (0.54%) CSS
8 1 (0.54%) CSS3
8 1 (0.54%) HTML5
8 1 (0.54%) jQuery
8 1 (0.54%) Modernizr
8 1 (0.54%) Node.js
8 1 (0.54%) SailPoint
8 1 (0.54%) Sass
8 1 (0.54%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 34 (18.38%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (10.27%) Computer Science
3 8 (4.32%) Cyberthreat
3 8 (4.32%) Driving Licence
3 8 (4.32%) Management Information System
4 6 (3.24%) Data Centre
5 5 (2.70%) Cybercrime
5 5 (2.70%) PKI
6 4 (2.16%) SCADA
6 4 (2.16%) Smart Meter
7 3 (1.62%) Clustering
7 3 (1.62%) Linux Command Line
7 3 (1.62%) Machine to Machine
7 3 (1.62%) W3C
8 2 (1.08%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 1 (0.54%) CESG
9 1 (0.54%) CESG CLAS
9 1 (0.54%) Enterprise Storage
9 1 (0.54%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.54%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 45 (24.32%) Windows
2 41 (22.16%) Linux
3 22 (11.89%) Windows Server
4 10 (5.41%) Unix
5 9 (4.86%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (4.86%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (4.32%) Ubuntu
7 4 (2.16%) Debian
7 4 (2.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (1.62%) CentOS
8 3 (1.62%) DC/OS
8 3 (1.62%) Windows 7
8 3 (1.62%) Windows 8
9 2 (1.08%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.54%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (18.92%) Agile Software Development
1 35 (18.92%) Cybersecurity
2 28 (15.14%) DevOps
3 27 (14.59%) Project Management
4 26 (14.05%) ITIL
5 25 (13.51%) Problem-Solving
6 21 (11.35%) Configuration Management
6 21 (11.35%) Information Security
7 20 (10.81%) Change Management
7 20 (10.81%) Data Analysis
8 19 (10.27%) Presales
9 17 (9.19%) Integration Testing
9 17 (9.19%) Release Management
9 17 (9.19%) SIEM
10 16 (8.65%) Low Latency
10 16 (8.65%) Service Delivery
10 16 (8.65%) Visualisation
11 13 (7.03%) Time Management
12 12 (6.49%) Enterprise Architecture
12 12 (6.49%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 29 (15.68%) C
2 26 (14.05%) SQL
3 24 (12.97%) Python
4 23 (12.43%) Java
5 16 (8.65%) Bash Shell
6 12 (6.49%) PowerShell
7 10 (5.41%) C#
8 8 (4.32%) Scala
9 6 (3.24%) JavaScript
10 4 (2.16%) C++
10 4 (2.16%) PL/SQL
10 4 (2.16%) Shell Script
11 2 (1.08%) R
11 2 (1.08%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.54%) Java 8
12 1 (0.54%) VB
Qualifications
1 99 (53.51%) SC Cleared
2 48 (25.95%) DV Cleared
3 39 (21.08%) Degree
4 17 (9.19%) CISSP
5 16 (8.65%) MCSE
5 16 (8.65%) Microsoft Certification
6 9 (4.86%) CISM
6 9 (4.86%) MCP
7 8 (4.32%) Cisco Certification
7 8 (4.32%) Citrix Certification
8 5 (2.70%) CCNP
8 5 (2.70%) CESG Certified Professional
8 5 (2.70%) CRISC
9 4 (2.16%) BC Cleared
9 4 (2.16%) CCSP
9 4 (2.16%) CISA
9 4 (2.16%) ISTQB
9 4 (2.16%) PMP
10 3 (1.62%) GCIH
10 3 (1.62%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (9.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (4.32%) Data Quality
3 7 (3.78%) SLA
4 6 (3.24%) PCI DSS
5 4 (2.16%) PMO
6 3 (1.62%) Disclosure Scotland
6 3 (1.62%) GDPR
6 3 (1.62%) ISO 9001
6 3 (1.62%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 3 (1.62%) QA
7 2 (1.08%) ISO 14001
7 2 (1.08%) ISO 22301
7 2 (1.08%) ISO 31000
8 1 (0.54%) COBIT
8 1 (0.54%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 1 (0.54%) PSD2
8 1 (0.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 22 (11.89%) Virtual Machines
2 14 (7.57%) Active Directory
2 14 (7.57%) Apache Flume
2 14 (7.57%) HDFS
3 10 (5.41%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (3.24%) Hyper-V
5 4 (2.16%) vSphere
6 3 (1.62%) Docker
6 3 (1.62%) VirtualBox
7 2 (1.08%) Snort
8 1 (0.54%) FreeRADIUS
8 1 (0.54%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.54%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 25 (13.51%) Puppet
2 19 (10.27%) Kibana
3 8 (4.32%) Ansible
4 7 (3.78%) HP ALM
5 3 (1.62%) Docker Swarm
5 3 (1.62%) Kubernetes
5 3 (1.62%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (1.62%) Packer
5 3 (1.62%) Terraform
6 2 (1.08%) Single Sign-On
7 1 (0.54%) AirWatch
7 1 (0.54%) Endace
7 1 (0.54%) Network Intrusion Detection System
7 1 (0.54%) QRadar
7 1 (0.54%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 30 (16.22%) Microsoft
2 27 (14.59%) Cisco
3 22 (11.89%) Atlassian
4 16 (8.65%) VMware
5 12 (6.49%) Juniper
6 11 (5.95%) Capita
7 10 (5.41%) CheckPoint
8 9 (4.86%) HP
8 9 (4.86%) Zscaler
9 6 (3.24%) Citrix
9 6 (3.24%) Cloudera
10 5 (2.70%) Fujitsu
10 5 (2.70%) LogRhythm
10 5 (2.70%) Splunk
11 4 (2.16%) ArcSight
11 4 (2.16%) Red Hat
12 3 (1.62%) Fortinet
12 3 (1.62%) Google
12 3 (1.62%) New Relic
12 3 (1.62%) Veeam