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 3 months to 25 May 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Clearance
South East / Berkshire
3 months to
25 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 71 56 30
Rank change year-on-year -15 -26  
Permanent jobs citing Security Cleared 114 195 329
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 3.51% 4.36% 6.54%
As % of the Qualifications category 12.19% 12.96% 18.47%
Number of salaries quoted 76 114 217
Median salary £42,500 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -22.72% +10.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,250 £30,750 £23,531
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire.

Academic & Professional Certification
Berkshire
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 935 1505 1781
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 28.79% 33.62% 35.41%
Number of salaries quoted 713 1147 1175
Median salary £49,000 £52,750 £50,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.10% +4.45%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £30,000 £25,876
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

Security Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing Security Cleared as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

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 3 months to 25 May 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 3 months to 25 May 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +11 79 £42,500 -15.00% 16
Bracknell -18 9 - - 2
Slough +13 4 - - 2
Wokingham - 3 £47,500 -
Windsor -15 1 £48,500 +193.93%
Security Cleared
South East

For the 6 months to 25 May 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.

1 167 (71.67%) SC Cleared
2 55 (23.61%) Firewall
3 52 (22.32%) Cisco
3 52 (22.32%) DV Cleared
4 49 (21.03%) Juniper
5 47 (20.17%) Linux
6 39 (16.74%) Unix
7 37 (15.88%) Windows
7 37 (15.88%) Cisco Certification
7 37 (15.88%) VMware
8 36 (15.45%) Microsoft
9 32 (13.73%) SQL
10 31 (13.30%) Cybersecurity
11 30 (12.88%) Java
12 29 (12.45%) Broadband
13 28 (12.02%) Service Delivery
14 27 (11.59%) WAN
14 27 (11.59%) Python
15 26 (11.16%) Analytical Skills
16 25 (10.73%) ITIL
16 25 (10.73%) Agile Software Development
17 24 (10.30%) VMware Infrastructure
18 23 (9.87%) Fujitsu
18 23 (9.87%) Load Balancing
18 23 (9.87%) CentOS
18 23 (9.87%) CCNA
18 23 (9.87%) HP
19 22 (9.44%) Cisco Nexus
19 22 (9.44%) Mentoring
20 20 (8.58%) Big Data

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 (3.00%) SharePoint
1 7 (3.00%) WebLogic
2 3 (1.29%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (1.29%) Documentum
2 3 (1.29%) IIS
3 2 (0.86%) Apache Spark
3 2 (0.86%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (0.86%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (0.86%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (0.43%) Apache
4 1 (0.43%) Confluence
4 1 (0.43%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (0.43%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.43%) WebSphere
Applications
1 13 (5.58%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (3.43%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.43%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (2.58%) Eloqua
1 6 (2.58%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (1.29%) SAP GTS
3 1 (0.43%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.43%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.43%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 10 (4.29%) Microsoft Azure
1 10 (4.29%) SaaS
2 6 (2.58%) Oracle Service Cloud
2 6 (2.58%) Responsys
2 6 (2.58%) Taleo
3 4 (1.72%) IaaS
4 3 (1.29%) Azure Active Directory
4 3 (1.29%) Office 365
4 3 (1.29%) PaaS
4 3 (1.29%) SuccessFactors
5 2 (0.86%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.43%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
6 1 (0.43%) iTunes
Communications & Networking
1 55 (23.61%) Firewall
2 29 (12.45%) Broadband
3 27 (11.59%) WAN
4 22 (9.44%) Cisco Nexus
5 11 (4.72%) Ethernet
5 11 (4.72%) TCP/IP
5 11 (4.72%) VPN
6 10 (4.29%) IPv4
7 9 (3.86%) BGP
7 9 (3.86%) EIGRP
7 9 (3.86%) IPsec
7 9 (3.86%) L2TP
7 9 (3.86%) MPLS
7 9 (3.86%) OSPF
7 9 (3.86%) PPP
7 9 (3.86%) SSL
7 9 (3.86%) xDSL
8 8 (3.43%) Intrusion Detection
9 6 (2.58%) SSH
9 6 (2.58%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (8.58%) Big Data
2 19 (8.15%) SQL Server
3 16 (6.87%) Relational Database
4 15 (6.44%) Hadoop
5 11 (4.72%) PostgreSQL
6 8 (3.43%) Neo4j
6 8 (3.43%) RDBMS
7 7 (3.00%) MongoDB
7 7 (3.00%) Oracle Database
7 7 (3.00%) Oracle Reports
7 7 (3.00%) Pentaho
8 5 (2.15%) SQL Server 2008
8 5 (2.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (1.72%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (1.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 3 (1.29%) GIS
10 3 (1.29%) QGIS
10 3 (1.29%) SQL Server 2005
11 2 (0.86%) Azure SQL Database
11 2 (0.86%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 12 (5.15%) JIRA
2 9 (3.86%) JUnit
3 7 (3.00%) HP UFT
3 7 (3.00%) LoadRunner
3 7 (3.00%) Talend Open Studio
3 7 (3.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (2.58%) Git (software)
5 4 (1.72%) TestDirector
6 3 (1.29%) Rational Rose
7 2 (0.86%) Redmine
8 1 (0.43%) AdminStudio
8 1 (0.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (0.43%) Bitbucket
8 1 (0.43%) Bugzilla
8 1 (0.43%) EasyMock
8 1 (0.43%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.43%) MSI
8 1 (0.43%) Subversion
8 1 (0.43%) Trac
General
1 7 (3.00%) Manufacturing
2 6 (2.58%) Telecoms
3 5 (2.15%) Legal
4 3 (1.29%) Billing
4 3 (1.29%) Law
5 2 (0.86%) Aerospace
5 2 (0.86%) Military
6 1 (0.43%) Finance
6 1 (0.43%) Retail
Job Titles
1 34 (14.59%) Network Engineer
2 30 (12.88%) Architect
3 25 (10.73%) Developer
4 20 (8.58%) Support Engineer
5 18 (7.73%) Security Architect
6 17 (7.30%) Analyst
6 17 (7.30%) Cisco Engineer
7 14 (6.01%) Network Support
8 13 (5.58%) Network Support Engineer
8 13 (5.58%) Tester
9 12 (5.15%) Open Source Developer
10 11 (4.72%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 11 (4.72%) Senior Tester
11 10 (4.29%) Consultant
12 8 (3.43%) Incident Manager
12 8 (3.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 8 (3.43%) Major Incident Manager
12 8 (3.43%) Senior Network Engineer
12 8 (3.43%) Technical Manager
13 7 (3.00%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (6.01%) .NET
2 9 (3.86%) AngularJS
2 9 (3.86%) Web Services
3 8 (3.43%) ASP.NET
3 8 (3.43%) Hibernate
4 7 (3.00%) ActiveMQ
4 7 (3.00%) Apache Camel
4 7 (3.00%) Apache CXF
4 7 (3.00%) D3.js
4 7 (3.00%) Drools
4 7 (3.00%) jBPM
4 7 (3.00%) Node.js
5 6 (2.58%) Elastic Stack
5 6 (2.58%) Oracle Fusion
6 5 (2.15%) HTML
6 5 (2.15%) HTML5
6 5 (2.15%) jQuery
7 4 (1.72%) Middleware
8 3 (1.29%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (1.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 26 (11.16%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (8.15%) PKI
3 15 (6.44%) Data Centre
4 8 (3.43%) Virtual Team
5 7 (3.00%) Greenfield Project
5 7 (3.00%) Management Information System
6 6 (2.58%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (2.15%) Computer Science
7 5 (2.15%) Cyber Attack
7 5 (2.15%) Security Operations Centre
8 4 (1.72%) Cybercrime
8 4 (1.72%) Cyberthreat
8 4 (1.72%) Linux Command Line
8 4 (1.72%) Mobile App
9 3 (1.29%) Private Cloud
10 2 (0.86%) CESG
10 2 (0.86%) Cyber Defence
10 2 (0.86%) Robotics
11 1 (0.43%) e-Health
11 1 (0.43%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 47 (20.17%) Linux
2 39 (16.74%) Unix
3 37 (15.88%) Windows
4 23 (9.87%) CentOS
5 16 (6.87%) Solaris
6 15 (6.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 13 (5.58%) Ubuntu
8 12 (5.15%) Windows Server
9 7 (3.00%) Debian
10 6 (2.58%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (1.72%) Windows Server 2008
11 4 (1.72%) Windows XP
12 3 (1.29%) Oracle Linux
12 3 (1.29%) Windows Server 2003
13 2 (0.86%) Windows 10
13 2 (0.86%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (13.30%) Cybersecurity
2 28 (12.02%) Service Delivery
3 25 (10.73%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (10.73%) ITIL
4 23 (9.87%) Load Balancing
5 22 (9.44%) Mentoring
6 20 (8.58%) Software Engineering
7 19 (8.15%) Security Architecture
8 18 (7.73%) Project Management
9 16 (6.87%) Data Protection
9 16 (6.87%) Fraud Detection
9 16 (6.87%) Multi-Factor Authentication
9 16 (6.87%) Open Source
9 16 (6.87%) Problem Management
9 16 (6.87%) SOA
10 15 (6.44%) Continuous Improvement
10 15 (6.44%) Root Cause Analysis
11 14 (6.01%) Change Management
11 14 (6.01%) Process Improvement
12 13 (5.58%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (13.73%) SQL
2 30 (12.88%) Java
3 27 (11.59%) Python
4 15 (6.44%) C
4 15 (6.44%) C#
5 14 (6.01%) Bash Shell
6 13 (5.58%) JavaScript
7 8 (3.43%) Perl
7 8 (3.43%) PL/SQL
7 8 (3.43%) Shell Script
7 8 (3.43%) VB
8 7 (3.00%) Jython
9 6 (2.58%) C++
9 6 (2.58%) Korn
10 5 (2.15%) Scala
10 5 (2.15%) VB.NET
11 3 (1.29%) PowerShell
12 2 (0.86%) ABAP
12 2 (0.86%) Ada
12 2 (0.86%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 167 (71.67%) SC Cleared
2 52 (22.32%) DV Cleared
3 37 (15.88%) Cisco Certification
4 23 (9.87%) CCNA
5 19 (8.15%) CCNP
6 14 (6.01%) Microsoft Certification
7 13 (5.58%) Degree
8 12 (5.15%) JNCIA
9 11 (4.72%) CISSP
10 9 (3.86%) MCSE
10 9 (3.86%) SANS
11 8 (3.43%) CEH
11 8 (3.43%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 7 (3.00%) CCIE
12 7 (3.00%) CCSP
12 7 (3.00%) ISTQB
12 7 (3.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 6 (2.58%) MCP
14 5 (2.15%) ISEB
15 4 (1.72%) Tigerscheme
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (5.58%) SLA
2 3 (1.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.86%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.43%) QA
System Software
1 24 (10.30%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (4.72%) Active Directory
3 9 (3.86%) Hyper-V
3 9 (3.86%) VMware ESXi
3 9 (3.86%) XenServer
4 7 (3.00%) vSphere
5 2 (0.86%) NFS
5 2 (0.86%) Samba
5 2 (0.86%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.43%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.43%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.43%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 12 (5.15%) Puppet
2 10 (4.29%) Opscode Chef
2 10 (4.29%) vCenter Server
3 9 (3.86%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 7 (3.00%) Endace
5 6 (2.58%) SCCM
6 5 (2.15%) HP Quality Center
6 5 (2.15%) WSUS
7 4 (1.72%) Ansible
8 3 (1.29%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 2 (0.86%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 2 (0.86%) Kibana
9 2 (0.86%) Microsoft Intune
9 2 (0.86%) Nagios
9 2 (0.86%) SCOM
9 2 (0.86%) SCSM
9 2 (0.86%) SCVMM
9 2 (0.86%) SELinux
10 1 (0.43%) McAfee ePO
10 1 (0.43%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 52 (22.32%) Cisco
2 49 (21.03%) Juniper
3 37 (15.88%) VMware
4 36 (15.45%) Microsoft
5 23 (9.87%) Fujitsu
5 23 (9.87%) HP
6 18 (7.73%) F5
7 14 (6.01%) Oracle
7 14 (6.01%) SAP
8 12 (5.15%) Jaspersoft
9 9 (3.86%) Sun
10 7 (3.00%) LogRhythm
10 7 (3.00%) Talend
11 5 (2.15%) McAfee
12 3 (1.29%) ESRI
12 3 (1.29%) Lumension
12 3 (1.29%) Mapinfo
12 3 (1.29%) SEEBURGER
12 3 (1.29%) SolarWinds
13 2 (0.86%) Aruba
Reading, Berkshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 6 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000- 45000 + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £19000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40000 + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 48000 per year
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40000 - 60000 + car + bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
CGI
Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
CGI
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £32000 per annum + £1,200 DV allowance
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
CGI
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading
Hunter Macdonald
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Reading
Thales
Posted: 21 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
CGI
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 23 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
CGI
Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 20 days ago