Period
to 20 April 2019

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 20 April 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Clearance
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
20 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 65 123 81
Rank change year-on-year +58 -42 -25
Permanent jobs citing Security Cleared 238 164 235
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 4.21% 2.33% 3.30%
As % of the Qualifications category 15.22% 8.86% 11.18%
Number of salaries quoted 167 112 148
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00% -
10th Percentile £22,300 £32,050 £33,375
90th Percentile £77,500 £67,500 £87,500
South East median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26% +11.11%

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 1,564 1,851 2,102
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 27.68% 26.26% 29.55%
Number of salaries quoted 1,129 1,392 1,528
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -8.16% -6.67%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £24,500
90th Percentile £73,350 £70,000 £77,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -5.56%

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 20 April 2019.

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 20 April 2019. 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 +48 121 £42,500 -5.56% 24
Bracknell +25 61 £23,000 -42.50% 6
Newbury -2 9 £65,000 +85.71% 4
Slough -7 5 £32,000 +12.28%
Security Cleared
South East

For the 6 months to 20 April 2019, 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.

1 143 (60.08%) SC Cleared
2 78 (32.77%) Microsoft
3 68 (28.57%) Windows
4 64 (26.89%) DV Cleared
5 60 (25.21%) Office 365
6 55 (23.11%) ITIL
7 50 (21.01%) Python
8 47 (19.75%) Java
8 47 (19.75%) Active Directory
9 44 (18.49%) Linux
10 43 (18.07%) VMware
10 43 (18.07%) GDPR
11 41 (17.23%) Service Delivery
12 40 (16.81%) Microsoft Office
13 39 (16.39%) Project Management
14 38 (15.97%) Cisco
14 38 (15.97%) Data Centre
14 38 (15.97%) Data Protection
15 37 (15.55%) Presales
15 37 (15.55%) Agile Software Development
16 35 (14.71%) HP
16 35 (14.71%) Microsoft Certification
17 34 (14.29%) MCSE
17 34 (14.29%) Firewall
17 34 (14.29%) Windows 7
18 33 (13.87%) PowerShell
18 33 (13.87%) Problem-Solving
19 32 (13.45%) SCCM
20 30 (12.61%) Bash Shell
20 30 (12.61%) TCP/IP

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 8 (3.36%) Elasticsearch
2 6 (2.52%) SharePoint
3 4 (1.68%) Apache Spark
4 3 (1.26%) Hyperledger
4 3 (1.26%) IIS
4 3 (1.26%) MS Exchange
4 3 (1.26%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.42%) Apache
5 1 (0.42%) OpenStack
Applications
1 40 (16.81%) Microsoft Office
2 14 (5.88%) MS Visio
3 4 (1.68%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.42%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (1.68%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 60 (25.21%) Office 365
2 28 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 25 (10.50%) Amazon AWS
4 13 (5.46%) Azure Active Directory
4 13 (5.46%) Serverless
5 12 (5.04%) Amazon EC2
5 12 (5.04%) Amazon EMR
5 12 (5.04%) Amazon Kinesis
5 12 (5.04%) Amazon S3
5 12 (5.04%) Amazon SQS
5 12 (5.04%) AWS Lambda
6 7 (2.94%) Cloud Computing
7 6 (2.52%) IaaS
7 6 (2.52%) PaaS
8 3 (1.26%) AWS CloudFormation
9 2 (0.84%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 2 (0.84%) Datadog
9 2 (0.84%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.42%) OpenShift
10 1 (0.42%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 34 (14.29%) Firewall
2 30 (12.61%) TCP/IP
3 23 (9.66%) Network Security
4 17 (7.14%) BIG-IP
4 17 (7.14%) IP Telephony
4 17 (7.14%) Remote Desktop
5 16 (6.72%) SSH
6 13 (5.46%) LAN
6 13 (5.46%) WAN
7 10 (4.20%) SNMP
7 10 (4.20%) VPN
8 8 (3.36%) DSL
8 8 (3.36%) Internet
9 5 (2.10%) BGP
9 5 (2.10%) FCoE
9 5 (2.10%) HTTP
9 5 (2.10%) MPLS
9 5 (2.10%) OSPF
10 4 (1.68%) L2TP
10 4 (1.68%) X.21
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (11.76%) Big Data
2 19 (7.98%) Relational Database
3 17 (7.14%) Hadoop
4 12 (5.04%) Amazon RDS
4 12 (5.04%) Amazon Redshift
4 12 (5.04%) Cosmos DB
4 12 (5.04%) RDBMS
5 9 (3.78%) SQL Server
6 6 (2.52%) Power BI
7 5 (2.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (1.26%) Apache Cassandra
8 3 (1.26%) Blockchain
8 3 (1.26%) MongoDB
8 3 (1.26%) SQL Server 2016
9 2 (0.84%) Cognos Impromptu
10 1 (0.42%) HBase
10 1 (0.42%) MySQL
10 1 (0.42%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 19 (7.98%) Git (software)
2 9 (3.78%) MSI
3 7 (2.94%) AdminStudio
3 7 (2.94%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 7 (2.94%) Selenium
4 5 (2.10%) JIRA
4 5 (2.10%) Redmine
4 5 (2.10%) Robot Framework
5 3 (1.26%) Bitbucket
5 3 (1.26%) Jenkins
6 2 (0.84%) Cucumber
6 2 (0.84%) HP UFT
6 2 (0.84%) InstallShield
6 2 (0.84%) Travis CI
6 2 (0.84%) Vagrant
7 1 (0.42%) GitLab
7 1 (0.42%) Grunt
7 1 (0.42%) gulp
7 1 (0.42%) JUnit
7 1 (0.42%) Sinon.JS
General
1 19 (7.98%) Electronics
1 19 (7.98%) Finance
2 8 (3.36%) Manufacturing
2 8 (3.36%) Military
3 7 (2.94%) Telecoms
4 4 (1.68%) Advertising
5 2 (0.84%) Aerospace
5 2 (0.84%) Law
5 2 (0.84%) Legal
5 2 (0.84%) Marketing
5 2 (0.84%) Retail
6 1 (0.42%) Banking
6 1 (0.42%) Games
Job Titles
1 64 (26.89%) Architect
2 27 (11.34%) Analyst
3 26 (10.92%) Developer
4 23 (9.66%) Consultant
5 22 (9.24%) Solutions Architect
6 21 (8.82%) Cloud Architect
6 21 (8.82%) Lead Architect
7 19 (7.98%) Cloud Solutions Architect
7 19 (7.98%) Lead Solutions Architect
8 17 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 15 (6.30%) Technical Architect
10 14 (5.88%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
10 14 (5.88%) Service Analyst
10 14 (5.88%) Service Desk Analyst
11 13 (5.46%) Service Architect
12 11 (4.62%) Security Consultant
13 10 (4.20%) Network Engineer
14 9 (3.78%) Service Desk Agent
14 9 (3.78%) Software Packager
15 8 (3.36%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (11.76%) .NET
2 19 (7.98%) ASP.NET
3 18 (7.56%) ASP.NET Web API
3 18 (7.56%) CGI
4 17 (7.14%) Web Services
5 11 (4.62%) Spring
6 9 (3.78%) Software Packaging
7 6 (2.52%) AngularJS
8 5 (2.10%) Apache Flex
8 5 (2.10%) Apache NiFi
9 4 (1.68%) Akka
9 4 (1.68%) CSS
9 4 (1.68%) HTML
9 4 (1.68%) Java EE
9 4 (1.68%) jQuery
9 4 (1.68%) Node.js
9 4 (1.68%) Spring Cloud
9 4 (1.68%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 3 (1.26%) Hibernate
10 3 (1.26%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 38 (15.97%) Data Centre
2 18 (7.56%) Linux Command Line
3 13 (5.46%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (4.20%) Public Cloud
5 8 (3.36%) Management Information System
6 7 (2.94%) Self-Motivation
7 4 (1.68%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 4 (1.68%) Greenfield Project
7 4 (1.68%) Security Operations Centre
8 3 (1.26%) Algorithms
8 3 (1.26%) Private Cloud
9 2 (0.84%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.84%) Cyberthreat
9 2 (0.84%) Driving Licence
9 2 (0.84%) User Experience
9 2 (0.84%) Virtual Team
10 1 (0.42%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.42%) Hybrid Cloud
10 1 (0.42%) PKI
10 1 (0.42%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 68 (28.57%) Windows
2 44 (18.49%) Linux
3 34 (14.29%) Windows 7
4 28 (11.76%) Unix
5 27 (11.34%) Windows XP
6 23 (9.66%) Windows Server
7 18 (7.56%) Windows 10
8 15 (6.30%) CentOS
9 14 (5.88%) Windows 2000
10 13 (5.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 12 (5.04%) Ubuntu
12 10 (4.20%) Debian
13 6 (2.52%) Windows 8
13 6 (2.52%) Windows Server 2008
14 4 (1.68%) Windows Server 2012
15 2 (0.84%) DC/OS
16 1 (0.42%) Mac OS X
16 1 (0.42%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (23.11%) ITIL
2 41 (17.23%) Service Delivery
3 39 (16.39%) Project Management
4 38 (15.97%) Data Protection
5 37 (15.55%) Agile Software Development
5 37 (15.55%) Presales
6 33 (13.87%) Problem-Solving
7 25 (10.50%) Cybersecurity
8 24 (10.08%) Risk Management
9 23 (9.66%) Enterprise Architecture
10 22 (9.24%) High Availability
10 22 (9.24%) Open Source
11 21 (8.82%) Load Balancing
12 20 (8.40%) DevOps
13 18 (7.56%) Change Control
13 18 (7.56%) Identity Access Management
13 18 (7.56%) Software Deployment
13 18 (7.56%) TDD
13 18 (7.56%) Thought Leadership
13 18 (7.56%) Vendor Relationship Management
Programming Languages
1 50 (21.01%) Python
2 47 (19.75%) Java
3 33 (13.87%) PowerShell
4 30 (12.61%) Bash Shell
5 28 (11.76%) SQL
6 21 (8.82%) Scala
7 18 (7.56%) PL/SQL
7 18 (7.56%) Shell Script
8 15 (6.30%) JavaScript
9 13 (5.46%) C#
9 13 (5.46%) C++
10 8 (3.36%) C
11 7 (2.94%) VB
11 7 (2.94%) VBScript
12 3 (1.26%) Java 8
13 2 (0.84%) Korn
14 1 (0.42%) Perl
14 1 (0.42%) R
Qualifications
1 143 (60.08%) SC Cleared
2 64 (26.89%) DV Cleared
3 35 (14.71%) Microsoft Certification
4 34 (14.29%) MCSE
5 29 (12.18%) MCSA
6 19 (7.98%) CISSP
7 16 (6.72%) Cisco Certification
8 13 (5.46%) CCNA
8 13 (5.46%) Degree
9 10 (4.20%) CISM
10 9 (3.78%) CCNP
11 6 (2.52%) AWS Certification
11 6 (2.52%) BPSS Clearance
11 6 (2.52%) CompTIA Security+
11 6 (2.52%) CRISC
12 5 (2.10%) GIAC
12 5 (2.10%) Linux+ Certification
12 5 (2.10%) Network+ Certification
12 5 (2.10%) SANS
12 5 (2.10%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (18.07%) GDPR
2 26 (10.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 23 (9.66%) SLA
4 18 (7.56%) PMO
5 17 (7.14%) Cyber Essentials
5 17 (7.14%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 9 (3.78%) PCI DSS
7 3 (1.26%) QA
8 1 (0.42%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.42%) Disclosure Scotland
8 1 (0.42%) ISO 14001
8 1 (0.42%) ISO 22301
8 1 (0.42%) ISO 31000
8 1 (0.42%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 1 (0.42%) JSP 440
8 1 (0.42%) RMADS
System Software
1 47 (19.75%) Active Directory
2 19 (7.98%) Hyper-V
3 16 (6.72%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (2.94%) Microsoft App-V
5 6 (2.52%) Docker
5 6 (2.52%) Firmware
5 6 (2.52%) VMware NSX
6 5 (2.10%) NFS
6 5 (2.10%) Samba
6 5 (2.10%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (1.68%) Virtual Machines
8 3 (1.26%) XenApp
8 3 (1.26%) XenDesktop
9 2 (0.84%) VirtualBox
10 1 (0.42%) Apache Flume
10 1 (0.42%) HDFS
10 1 (0.42%) Postfix
10 1 (0.42%) Squid
10 1 (0.42%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 32 (13.45%) SCCM
2 18 (7.56%) Ansible
3 17 (7.14%) SCVMM
4 13 (5.46%) WSUS
5 12 (5.04%) Puppet
6 6 (2.52%) Nagios
6 6 (2.52%) SELinux
7 5 (2.10%) Ambari
7 5 (2.10%) vCenter Server
8 4 (1.68%) Opscode Chef
9 3 (1.26%) Data Guard
9 3 (1.26%) Kubernetes
9 3 (1.26%) Terraform
10 2 (0.84%) Docker Swarm
10 2 (0.84%) Packer
11 1 (0.42%) Check_MK
11 1 (0.42%) Kibana
11 1 (0.42%) logstash
11 1 (0.42%) Rsyslog
11 1 (0.42%) vRealize
Vendors
1 78 (32.77%) Microsoft
2 43 (18.07%) VMware
3 38 (15.97%) Cisco
4 35 (14.71%) HP
5 21 (8.82%) F5
6 20 (8.40%) Mitel
7 19 (7.98%) Aruba
8 15 (6.30%) Juniper
9 12 (5.04%) Fujitsu
10 10 (4.20%) SolarWinds
11 9 (3.78%) EMC
12 7 (2.94%) Autodesk
13 6 (2.52%) Tableau
14 5 (2.10%) Atlassian
14 5 (2.10%) Citrix
14 5 (2.10%) NetApp
14 5 (2.10%) Oracle
15 4 (1.68%) CheckPoint
15 4 (1.68%) Cloudera
15 4 (1.68%) UiPath