Period
to 20 September 2017

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 September 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Clearance
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
20 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 70 54 40
Rank change year-on-year -16 -14 -24
Permanent jobs citing Security Cleared 236 402 575
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 3.76% 4.52% 5.63%
As % of the Qualifications category 13.17% 14.01% 16.53%
Number of salaries quoted 219 217 521
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.04% +4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £32,000 £35,000 £30,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £87,500 £77,500
South East median annual salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.33% - -6.25%

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 1792 2870 3478
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 28.59% 32.28% 34.07%
Number of salaries quoted 1391 2173 2490
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £52,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.52% +10.53% +3.26%
10th Percentile £25,500 £27,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £77,500 £70,000
South East median annual salary £44,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -2.22% +5.88% -

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 September 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 6 months to 20 September 2017. 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 +17 148 £57,500 +4.55% 9
Bracknell -20 42 £31,500 -18.18% 5
Slough 0 4 £65,000 +13.04%
Newbury -3 3 £50,000 -4.76% 1
Wokingham - 2 £47,500 -
Windsor - 1 £48,500 -
Security Cleared
South East

For the 6 months to 20 September 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.

1 149 (63.14%) SC Cleared
2 77 (32.63%) DV Cleared
3 60 (25.42%) Firewall
4 51 (21.61%) Cisco
5 41 (17.37%) Microsoft
5 41 (17.37%) Juniper
6 37 (15.68%) Windows
7 36 (15.25%) Cisco Certification
8 34 (14.41%) SQL
9 33 (13.98%) Unix
10 31 (13.14%) Linux
11 30 (12.71%) Cybersecurity
12 29 (12.29%) Analytical Skills
12 29 (12.29%) VMware
13 28 (11.86%) Java
14 27 (11.44%) Agile Software Development
15 25 (10.59%) ITIL
15 25 (10.59%) Analytics
16 24 (10.17%) Mentoring
16 24 (10.17%) Python
16 24 (10.17%) SLA
16 24 (10.17%) HP
17 23 (9.75%) Microsoft Certification
17 23 (9.75%) Project Management
17 23 (9.75%) Broadband
17 23 (9.75%) WAN
17 23 (9.75%) C
18 22 (9.32%) Telecoms
18 22 (9.32%) Cisco Nexus
18 22 (9.32%) Network Security

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 11 (4.66%) SharePoint
2 7 (2.97%) Skype for Business
3 6 (2.54%) Apache Spark
4 5 (2.12%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (1.27%) Apache
6 2 (0.85%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.42%) Confluence
7 1 (0.42%) Documentum
7 1 (0.42%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.42%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 19 (8.05%) Microsoft Office
2 15 (6.36%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (2.12%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.85%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 6 (2.54%) SAP GTS
2 5 (2.12%) SAP HCM
2 5 (2.12%) SAP S/4HANA
3 1 (0.42%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.42%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.42%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 14 (5.93%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (3.81%) Office 365
3 6 (2.54%) SuccessFactors
4 3 (1.27%) Azure Active Directory
4 3 (1.27%) IaaS
4 3 (1.27%) PaaS
5 2 (0.85%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
Communications & Networking
1 60 (25.42%) Firewall
2 23 (9.75%) Broadband
2 23 (9.75%) WAN
3 22 (9.32%) Cisco Nexus
3 22 (9.32%) Network Security
4 16 (6.78%) IPsec
4 16 (6.78%) SSL
4 16 (6.78%) VPN
5 15 (6.36%) Ethernet
5 15 (6.36%) TCP/IP
6 14 (5.93%) BGP
6 14 (5.93%) IPv4
6 14 (5.93%) MPLS
6 14 (5.93%) OSPF
7 13 (5.51%) EIGRP
7 13 (5.51%) L2TP
7 13 (5.51%) PPP
7 13 (5.51%) xDSL
8 7 (2.97%) Skype
9 4 (1.69%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (7.63%) SQL Server
2 16 (6.78%) Relational Database
3 11 (4.66%) Hadoop
4 7 (2.97%) Big Data
5 6 (2.54%) Apache Hive
5 6 (2.54%) Impala
6 5 (2.12%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (1.69%) SAP BW
8 3 (1.27%) Azure SQL Database
8 3 (1.27%) GIS
8 3 (1.27%) QGIS
8 3 (1.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (0.85%) Data Lake
9 2 (0.85%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 2 (0.85%) MongoDB
9 2 (0.85%) Neo4j
9 2 (0.85%) Pentaho
9 2 (0.85%) Power BI
9 2 (0.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (0.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 15 (6.36%) LoadRunner
2 14 (5.93%) HP UFT
3 7 (2.97%) JIRA
4 4 (1.69%) SoapUI
5 3 (1.27%) Redmine
6 2 (0.85%) Git (software)
6 2 (0.85%) JMeter
6 2 (0.85%) Rational DOORS
6 2 (0.85%) Rational Rose
6 2 (0.85%) Selenium
6 2 (0.85%) Talend Open Studio
7 1 (0.42%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.42%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.42%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.42%) JUnit
7 1 (0.42%) Visual Studio
General
1 22 (9.32%) Telecoms
2 10 (4.24%) Billing
2 10 (4.24%) Finance
3 8 (3.39%) Manufacturing
4 7 (2.97%) Law
4 7 (2.97%) Legal
4 7 (2.97%) Military
5 5 (2.12%) Electronics
6 4 (1.69%) Banking
7 3 (1.27%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.42%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 33 (13.98%) Network Engineer
2 32 (13.56%) Analyst
3 30 (12.71%) Architect
4 24 (10.17%) Support Engineer
5 23 (9.75%) Consultant
6 20 (8.47%) Tester
7 19 (8.05%) Cisco Engineer
8 17 (7.20%) Network Support
8 17 (7.20%) Network Support Engineer
9 16 (6.78%) Senior Tester
10 15 (6.36%) Cisco Network Engineer
11 14 (5.93%) Developer
12 13 (5.51%) Senior Network Engineer
13 11 (4.66%) NOC Engineer
13 11 (4.66%) Senior Network Support
13 11 (4.66%) Senior Network Support Engineer
13 11 (4.66%) Senior Support Engineer
14 9 (3.81%) Designer
14 9 (3.81%) Junior
15 8 (3.39%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (3.81%) XML
2 7 (2.97%) .NET
2 7 (2.97%) HTML
3 6 (2.54%) Kafka
4 5 (2.12%) CGI
4 5 (2.12%) HTML5
4 5 (2.12%) MLlib
5 4 (1.69%) ASP.NET
5 4 (1.69%) jQuery
5 4 (1.69%) Web Services
6 3 (1.27%) Ajax
6 3 (1.27%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (1.27%) Hibernate
7 2 (0.85%) ActiveMQ
7 2 (0.85%) Flash
7 2 (0.85%) J2EE
7 2 (0.85%) JSP
7 2 (0.85%) Node.js
7 2 (0.85%) Struts
7 2 (0.85%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 29 (12.29%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (5.93%) Data Centre
3 12 (5.08%) Management Information System
4 11 (4.66%) Computer Science
5 10 (4.24%) Smart Meter
6 9 (3.81%) Cybercrime
7 7 (2.97%) Cyber Attack
7 7 (2.97%) Cyberthreat
7 7 (2.97%) PKI
8 6 (2.54%) SWIFT
8 6 (2.54%) Virtual Team
9 4 (1.69%) Driving Licence
10 3 (1.27%) Cyber Defence
10 3 (1.27%) Private Cloud
10 3 (1.27%) Security Operations Centre
11 2 (0.85%) DataPower
11 2 (0.85%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (0.85%) Greenfield Project
11 2 (0.85%) Robotics
12 1 (0.42%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 37 (15.68%) Windows
2 33 (13.98%) Unix
3 31 (13.14%) Linux
4 10 (4.24%) Windows Server
5 5 (2.12%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (1.69%) CentOS
6 4 (1.69%) Windows 7
7 3 (1.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (1.27%) Solaris
7 3 (1.27%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (1.27%) Windows XP
8 2 (0.85%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.42%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.42%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (12.71%) Cybersecurity
2 27 (11.44%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (10.59%) Analytics
3 25 (10.59%) ITIL
4 24 (10.17%) Mentoring
5 23 (9.75%) Project Management
6 21 (8.90%) Presales
6 21 (8.90%) Service Delivery
7 20 (8.47%) Test Automation
7 20 (8.47%) Test Management
7 20 (8.47%) Test Scripting
8 19 (8.05%) SIEM
9 18 (7.63%) Time Management
10 17 (7.20%) Functional Testing
10 17 (7.20%) Load Balancing
11 16 (6.78%) Incident Management
11 16 (6.78%) PRINCE2
11 16 (6.78%) Scenario Testing
11 16 (6.78%) Waterfall
12 15 (6.36%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 34 (14.41%) SQL
2 28 (11.86%) Java
3 24 (10.17%) Python
4 23 (9.75%) C
5 17 (7.20%) Bash Shell
5 17 (7.20%) PL/SQL
6 14 (5.93%) VB
7 13 (5.51%) Shell Script
8 11 (4.66%) Korn
8 11 (4.66%) Perl
9 8 (3.39%) C#
9 8 (3.39%) PowerShell
9 8 (3.39%) Scala
10 6 (2.54%) JavaScript
11 4 (1.69%) C++
12 3 (1.27%) VB.NET
13 2 (0.85%) Go
13 2 (0.85%) Jython
14 1 (0.42%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 149 (63.14%) SC Cleared
2 77 (32.63%) DV Cleared
3 36 (15.25%) Cisco Certification
4 23 (9.75%) Microsoft Certification
5 19 (8.05%) CCNP
5 19 (8.05%) MCSE
6 18 (7.63%) Degree
7 17 (7.20%) ISTQB
8 16 (6.78%) CCNA
9 15 (6.36%) MCP
10 14 (5.93%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 13 (5.51%) CCIE
12 12 (5.08%) CCSP
13 11 (4.66%) CompTIA Security+
13 11 (4.66%) JNCIA
13 11 (4.66%) Security+ Certification
14 8 (3.39%) CEH
14 8 (3.39%) Citrix Certification
14 8 (3.39%) GSEC
15 6 (2.54%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (10.17%) SLA
2 5 (2.12%) GDPR
2 5 (2.12%) QA
3 4 (1.69%) Disclosure Scotland
3 4 (1.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 1 (0.42%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (0.42%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 1 (0.42%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 19 (8.05%) Active Directory
2 18 (7.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (4.66%) VMware ESXi
4 8 (3.39%) VMware NSX
5 6 (2.54%) Hyper-V
6 3 (1.27%) NFS
6 3 (1.27%) Samba
6 3 (1.27%) vSphere
7 1 (0.42%) DFS Replication
7 1 (0.42%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 17 (7.20%) HP Quality Center
2 13 (5.51%) vCenter Server
3 5 (2.12%) Kibana
4 4 (1.69%) Ansible
4 4 (1.69%) SCCM
5 3 (1.27%) Nagios
5 3 (1.27%) Puppet
5 3 (1.27%) SCOM
6 2 (0.85%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 2 (0.85%) Microsoft Intune
6 2 (0.85%) SCSM
6 2 (0.85%) SCVMM
6 2 (0.85%) WSUS
7 1 (0.42%) EnCase
7 1 (0.42%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 1 (0.42%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 1 (0.42%) Network Intrusion Detection System
7 1 (0.42%) QRadar
7 1 (0.42%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 51 (21.61%) Cisco
2 41 (17.37%) Juniper
2 41 (17.37%) Microsoft
3 29 (12.29%) VMware
4 24 (10.17%) HP
5 19 (8.05%) F5
6 17 (7.20%) SAP
7 13 (5.51%) Fujitsu
8 8 (3.39%) LogRhythm
9 6 (2.54%) Oracle
9 6 (2.54%) SEEBURGER
10 4 (1.69%) Ariba
10 4 (1.69%) Red Hat
11 3 (1.27%) ArcSight
11 3 (1.27%) EMC
11 3 (1.27%) ESRI
11 3 (1.27%) Mapinfo
11 3 (1.27%) NetApp
11 3 (1.27%) Remedy
11 3 (1.27%) SolarWinds