Period
to 8 July 2020

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 8 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Clearance
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
8 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 36 60 110
Rank change year-on-year +24 +50 -28
Permanent jobs citing Security Cleared 174 263 189
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Berkshire 6.05% 4.44% 2.74%
As % of the Qualifications category 27.62% 17.08% 10.87%
Number of salaries quoted 77 237 130
Median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +9.09% +13.40%
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £35,450
90th Percentile £77,500 £85,000 £72,500
South East median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +2.15%

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 630 1,540 1,739
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 21.92% 26.00% 25.19%
Number of salaries quoted 463 1,145 1,332
Median annual salary £57,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £28,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £76,250 £72,000
South East median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%

Security Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing Security Cleared as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Security Cleared in Berkshire

Security Cleared
Salary Trend in Berkshire

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Security Cleared in Berkshire.

Salary trend for Security Cleared in Berkshire

Security Cleared
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

Salary distribution for jobs citing Security Cleared in Berkshire over the 6 months to 8 July 2020.

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 8 July 2020. 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 74 £65,000 +21.50% 13
Bracknell +32 58 £67,500 +193.48% 3
Newbury +20 4 £48,000 -22.27% 3
Slough +23 3 £30,000 -6.25% 1
Thatcham - 1 £52,500 - 1
Wokingham - 1 £65,000 -
Ascot - 1 - -
Security Cleared
South East

For the 6 months to 8 July 2020, 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.

1 110 (63.22%) SC Cleared
2 67 (38.51%) DV Cleared
3 63 (36.21%) VMware
4 56 (32.18%) Windows
5 53 (30.46%) SCCM
5 53 (30.46%) SCOM
6 52 (29.89%) Agile Software Development
7 50 (28.74%) Active Directory
8 43 (24.71%) Microsoft
8 43 (24.71%) WSUS
9 42 (24.14%) Azure
10 38 (21.84%) VMware Infrastructure
11 37 (21.26%) Data Centre
12 34 (19.54%) Windows Server
13 30 (17.24%) Performance Monitoring
13 30 (17.24%) DevOps
13 30 (17.24%) LAN
14 28 (16.09%) ITIL
14 28 (16.09%) Linux
14 28 (16.09%) SQL
14 28 (16.09%) Windows Server 2016
15 27 (15.52%) DHCP
16 26 (14.94%) WAN
16 26 (14.94%) Service Delivery
17 25 (14.37%) Hyper-V
18 24 (13.79%) Storage Management
19 23 (13.22%) Validation
19 23 (13.22%) Disaster Recovery
19 23 (13.22%) DNS
19 23 (13.22%) HP

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 6 (3.45%) Cloud Foundry
2 4 (2.30%) SharePoint
3 3 (1.72%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (1.15%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.57%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 5 (2.87%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.15%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (1.72%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.57%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 42 (24.14%) Azure
2 18 (10.34%) AWS
3 8 (4.60%) GCP
3 8 (4.60%) IaaS
3 8 (4.60%) PaaS
4 7 (4.02%) SaaS
5 6 (3.45%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (3.45%) GitHub
5 6 (3.45%) OpenShift
6 4 (2.30%) AWS CloudFormation
7 3 (1.72%) Amazon ECS
7 3 (1.72%) Dynamics 365
8 2 (1.15%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (1.15%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (17.24%) LAN
2 27 (15.52%) DHCP
3 26 (14.94%) WAN
4 23 (13.22%) DNS
5 19 (10.92%) Firewall
6 16 (9.20%) Network Security
7 8 (4.60%) Wireless
8 7 (4.02%) BGP
8 7 (4.02%) Intrusion Detection
8 7 (4.02%) OSPF
8 7 (4.02%) VoIP
9 6 (3.45%) DAB
10 5 (2.87%) Cisco ASA
11 3 (1.72%) Cisco Nexus
11 3 (1.72%) IPsec
11 3 (1.72%) MPLS
11 3 (1.72%) Remote Desktop
11 3 (1.72%) VPN
12 2 (1.15%) SIGTRAN
12 2 (1.15%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (4.60%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.30%) Big Data
2 4 (2.30%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (1.72%) Amazon RDS
3 3 (1.72%) MySQL
4 2 (1.15%) Hadoop
4 2 (1.15%) MongoDB
4 2 (1.15%) SQL Server 2016
4 2 (1.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.57%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.57%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.57%) Geospatial Data
5 1 (0.57%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 10 (5.75%) Jenkins
2 6 (3.45%) GitLab
2 6 (3.45%) Sonatype Nexus
3 4 (2.30%) Git (software)
4 3 (1.72%) Selenium
4 3 (1.72%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (1.72%) Visual Studio
5 2 (1.15%) Cucumber
5 2 (1.15%) DbUnit
5 2 (1.15%) jMock
5 2 (1.15%) JUnit
5 2 (1.15%) Maven
5 2 (1.15%) Mockito
5 2 (1.15%) SonarQube
5 2 (1.15%) WebDriver
6 1 (0.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.57%) Jasmine
6 1 (0.57%) Mocha
6 1 (0.57%) Robot Framework
6 1 (0.57%) SpecFlow
General
1 17 (9.77%) Military
2 12 (6.90%) Public Sector
3 5 (2.87%) Finance
4 4 (2.30%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.72%) Advertising
5 3 (1.72%) Retail
6 2 (1.15%) Aerospace
6 2 (1.15%) Automotive
7 1 (0.57%) Law
7 1 (0.57%) Legal
Job Titles
1 50 (28.74%) Architect
2 25 (14.37%) Server Engineer
3 21 (12.07%) Infrastructure Team Leader
3 21 (12.07%) IT Infrastructure Team Leader
3 21 (12.07%) Team Leader
4 14 (8.05%) Developer
5 12 (6.90%) Infrastructure Architect
5 12 (6.90%) Network Architect
5 12 (6.90%) Security Architect
6 9 (5.17%) Analyst
7 8 (4.60%) Lead Architect
8 7 (4.02%) DevOps Engineer
8 7 (4.02%) Java Developer
8 7 (4.02%) Security Manager
9 6 (3.45%) Network Engineer
9 6 (3.45%) Network Security Architect
9 6 (3.45%) Senior Developer
10 5 (2.87%) Consultant
10 5 (2.87%) Security Analyst
10 5 (2.87%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (11.49%) Web Services
2 8 (4.60%) .NET
2 8 (4.60%) HTML
2 8 (4.60%) Spring
3 7 (4.02%) AngularJS
3 7 (4.02%) CSS
3 7 (4.02%) jQuery
3 7 (4.02%) RESTful
4 6 (3.45%) React
5 5 (2.87%) Elastic Stack
5 5 (2.87%) Ember.js
5 5 (2.87%) Java EE
5 5 (2.87%) JSF
5 5 (2.87%) Node.js
6 4 (2.30%) SOAP
7 3 (1.72%) ASP.NET
7 3 (1.72%) WCF
7 3 (1.72%) XML
8 2 (1.15%) .NET Framework
8 2 (1.15%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 37 (21.26%) Data Centre
2 10 (5.75%) Management Information System
3 8 (4.60%) Cloud Native
4 7 (4.02%) CMDB
4 7 (4.02%) Private Cloud
4 7 (4.02%) Public Cloud
5 5 (2.87%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (2.30%) IVR
6 4 (2.30%) User Experience
7 3 (1.72%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (1.72%) Self-Motivation
8 2 (1.15%) Clustering
8 2 (1.15%) Data Protection Act
8 2 (1.15%) Fibre Optics
8 2 (1.15%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (1.15%) PKI
9 1 (0.57%) Cybercrime
9 1 (0.57%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.57%) Handset
9 1 (0.57%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 56 (32.18%) Windows
2 34 (19.54%) Windows Server
3 28 (16.09%) Linux
3 28 (16.09%) Windows Server 2016
4 22 (12.64%) Windows Server 2003
4 22 (12.64%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (4.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (2.87%) Windows 10
7 4 (2.30%) Unix
8 3 (1.72%) Windows Server 2019
9 1 (0.57%) CentOS
9 1 (0.57%) Debian
9 1 (0.57%) Solaris
9 1 (0.57%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.57%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (29.89%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (17.24%) DevOps
2 30 (17.24%) Performance Monitoring
3 28 (16.09%) ITIL
4 26 (14.94%) Service Delivery
5 24 (13.79%) Storage Management
6 23 (13.22%) Disaster Recovery
6 23 (13.22%) Validation
7 22 (12.64%) Proactive Management
7 22 (12.64%) Server Management
8 19 (10.92%) SIEM
9 18 (10.34%) Migration
10 16 (9.20%) Continuous Integration
10 16 (9.20%) Cybersecurity
11 15 (8.62%) Information Security
12 13 (7.47%) Infrastructure as Code
12 13 (7.47%) Waterfall
13 10 (5.75%) BDD
14 9 (5.17%) Presales
15 8 (4.60%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 28 (16.09%) SQL
2 16 (9.20%) Python
3 14 (8.05%) Java
4 9 (5.17%) Bash Shell
4 9 (5.17%) JavaScript
4 9 (5.17%) PowerShell
5 8 (4.60%) C#
6 5 (2.87%) Go
6 5 (2.87%) Ruby
7 3 (1.72%) C
7 3 (1.72%) Java 8
8 2 (1.15%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.57%) C++
9 1 (0.57%) Perl
9 1 (0.57%) R
9 1 (0.57%) Scala
Qualifications
1 110 (63.22%) SC Cleared
2 67 (38.51%) DV Cleared
3 13 (7.47%) Cisco Certification
4 12 (6.90%) CCNP
5 8 (4.60%) CISSP
6 6 (3.45%) CEH
7 5 (2.87%) CompTIA Security+
7 5 (2.87%) GSEC
8 4 (2.30%) CCDP
8 4 (2.30%) CCIE
8 4 (2.30%) JNCIS
9 3 (1.72%) CISM
9 3 (1.72%) Degree
9 3 (1.72%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (1.15%) CCNA
10 2 (1.15%) CESG Certified Professional
10 2 (1.15%) ISTQB
10 2 (1.15%) JNCIA
10 2 (1.15%) JNCIP
10 2 (1.15%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (12.07%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 21 (12.07%) SLA
2 9 (5.17%) GDPR
3 8 (4.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (4.60%) JSP 440
4 7 (4.02%) NIST
5 4 (2.30%) Cyber Essentials
5 4 (2.30%) Government Security Classifications
5 4 (2.30%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 3 (1.72%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 2 (1.15%) QA
8 1 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 1 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 50 (28.74%) Active Directory
2 38 (21.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (14.37%) Hyper-V
4 6 (3.45%) Docker
4 6 (3.45%) vSphere
5 2 (1.15%) Postfix
5 2 (1.15%) vCloud
6 1 (0.57%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 53 (30.46%) SCCM
1 53 (30.46%) SCOM
2 43 (24.71%) WSUS
3 22 (12.64%) EMC NetWorker
3 22 (12.64%) NetBackup
3 22 (12.64%) SCVMM
4 11 (6.32%) Ansible
5 6 (3.45%) Kubernetes
6 5 (2.87%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (2.87%) Puppet
7 3 (1.72%) Kibana
7 3 (1.72%) logstash
7 3 (1.72%) Packer
7 3 (1.72%) Terraform
7 3 (1.72%) ZABBIX
8 2 (1.15%) vCenter Server
8 2 (1.15%) vRealize
9 1 (0.57%) Salt
9 1 (0.57%) SCOrch
9 1 (0.57%) SELinux
Vendors
1 63 (36.21%) VMware
2 43 (24.71%) Microsoft
3 23 (13.22%) Citrix
3 23 (13.22%) HP
4 22 (12.64%) EMC
4 22 (12.64%) Symantec
5 17 (9.77%) Cisco
6 14 (8.05%) Juniper
7 10 (5.75%) LogRhythm
7 10 (5.75%) Red Hat
8 8 (4.60%) Google
9 6 (3.45%) Splunk
10 5 (2.87%) CheckPoint
11 4 (2.30%) Brocade
11 4 (2.30%) NetApp
11 4 (2.30%) SolarWinds
12 3 (1.72%) Capita
12 3 (1.72%) F5
12 3 (1.72%) Palo Alto
12 3 (1.72%) Remedy