Period
to 18 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for Security Cleared qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 18 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Clearance
South West > Bristol
6 months to
18 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 45 30 25
Rank change year-on-year -15 -5 +16
Permanent jobs citing Security Cleared 258 353 297
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 6.86% 9.13% 8.73%
As % of the Qualifications category 27.95% 29.86% 28.42%
Number of salaries quoted 120 223 223
Bristol median annual salary £47,000 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.50% -11.11% +12.50%
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,150 £30,000
90th Percentile £77,625 £73,350 £77,500
South West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -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 Bristol with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Bristol
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 923 1,182 1,045
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 24.55% 30.57% 30.70%
Number of salaries quoted 670 908 876
Bristol median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
10th Percentile £24,000 £23,425 £25,000
90th Percentile £66,250 £65,000 £70,000
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% -1.23% +3.85%

Security Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

Job postings citing Security Cleared as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bristol.

Job vacancy trend for Security Cleared in Bristol

Security Cleared
Salary Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Security Cleared in Bristol.

Salary trend for Security Cleared in Bristol

Security Cleared
Salary Histogram in Bristol

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Security Cleared in Bristol over the 6 months to 18 August 2018.

Salary histogram for Security Cleared in Bristol

For the 6 months to 18 August 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 Bristol region with a requirement for Security Cleared.

1 160 (62.02%) SC Cleared
2 96 (37.21%) Degree
3 94 (36.43%) Java
4 92 (35.66%) Agile Software Development
5 88 (34.11%) C
6 78 (30.23%) Software Engineering
7 69 (26.74%) C++
8 67 (25.97%) Linux
8 67 (25.97%) UML
9 66 (25.58%) Computer Science
10 51 (19.77%) DV Cleared
11 49 (18.99%) Scrum
12 47 (18.22%) Continuous Integration
13 46 (17.83%) XML
14 43 (16.67%) HTML
14 43 (16.67%) Subversion
15 41 (15.89%) JavaScript
16 40 (15.50%) Maven
17 39 (15.12%) JSF
17 39 (15.12%) Git (software)
18 37 (14.34%) Spring
19 36 (13.95%) TOGAF
19 36 (13.95%) Python
20 34 (13.18%) C#
20 34 (13.18%) TDD
21 32 (12.40%) Amazon AWS
21 32 (12.40%) Cybersecurity
22 31 (12.02%) Microsoft Azure
23 30 (11.63%) CSS
23 30 (11.63%) Microsoft

Security Cleared
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol 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 15 (5.81%) Confluence
2 14 (5.43%) Elasticsearch
3 11 (4.26%) Alfresco
3 11 (4.26%) Joomla!
4 7 (2.71%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (0.78%) Apache Pig
5 2 (0.78%) Apache Spark
5 2 (0.78%) Drupal
5 2 (0.78%) EPiServer
5 2 (0.78%) GeoServer
5 2 (0.78%) IIS
5 2 (0.78%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.78%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.39%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.39%) JBoss
6 1 (0.39%) NetWeaver
6 1 (0.39%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (1.94%) MS Visio
1 5 (1.94%) Simulink
2 3 (1.16%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (1.16%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (0.78%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.39%) Solid Edge
4 1 (0.39%) SOLIDWORKS
4 1 (0.39%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (1.16%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 32 (12.40%) Amazon AWS
2 31 (12.02%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.78%) SaaS
3 2 (0.78%) Slack
4 1 (0.39%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.39%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 22 (8.53%) Internet
2 10 (3.88%) Firewall
3 6 (2.33%) Intrusion Detection
4 5 (1.94%) Network Security
4 5 (1.94%) TCP/IP
5 4 (1.55%) DNS
6 2 (0.78%) HTTP
7 1 (0.39%) Cisco Firepower
7 1 (0.39%) DHCP
7 1 (0.39%) IPsec
7 1 (0.39%) Kerberos
7 1 (0.39%) OSPF
7 1 (0.39%) SNMP
7 1 (0.39%) SSL
7 1 (0.39%) tcpdump
7 1 (0.39%) VLAN
7 1 (0.39%) VPN
7 1 (0.39%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (11.24%) SQL Server
2 21 (8.14%) MongoDB
3 18 (6.98%) MySQL
4 15 (5.81%) Big Data
5 12 (4.65%) Hadoop
6 11 (4.26%) PostgreSQL
7 10 (3.88%) Amazon RDS
7 10 (3.88%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (1.55%) Geospatial Data
8 4 (1.55%) Power BI
8 4 (1.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (1.16%) NoSQL
10 2 (0.78%) Amazon Redshift
10 2 (0.78%) Apache Hive
10 2 (0.78%) BusinessObjects
10 2 (0.78%) Presto
10 2 (0.78%) QlikView
10 2 (0.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 1 (0.39%) GIS
11 1 (0.39%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 43 (16.67%) Subversion
2 40 (15.50%) Maven
3 39 (15.12%) Git (software)
4 27 (10.47%) Eclipse
5 18 (6.98%) JIRA
6 16 (6.20%) Jenkins
7 15 (5.81%) JUnit
8 14 (5.43%) Team Foundation Server
9 12 (4.65%) GCC
9 12 (4.65%) Gerrit
9 12 (4.65%) Rational DOORS
9 12 (4.65%) Sonatype Nexus
10 7 (2.71%) Ant
10 7 (2.71%) Apache Ivy
10 7 (2.71%) Rational Rhapsody
11 4 (1.55%) Rational Team Concert
12 3 (1.16%) Visual Studio
13 2 (0.78%) Gatling
13 2 (0.78%) JMeter
13 2 (0.78%) webpack
General
1 17 (6.59%) Law
2 13 (5.04%) Aerospace
3 11 (4.26%) Marketing
4 10 (3.88%) Military
5 9 (3.49%) Finance
6 4 (1.55%) Electronics
6 4 (1.55%) Retail
7 3 (1.16%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.78%) Billing
8 2 (0.78%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.39%) Automotive
9 1 (0.39%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 66 (25.58%) Developer
2 53 (20.54%) Software Engineer
3 38 (14.73%) Analyst
4 34 (13.18%) Java Developer
5 30 (11.63%) Architect
6 26 (10.08%) Applications Developer
7 25 (9.69%) C++ Software Engineer
8 24 (9.30%) Java Applications Developer
9 21 (8.14%) Consultant
10 15 (5.81%) Java Engineer
10 15 (5.81%) Software Developer
11 14 (5.43%) Business Analyst
11 14 (5.43%) Java Software Engineer
11 14 (5.43%) Security Engineer
12 11 (4.26%) Solutions Architect
13 10 (3.88%) Cybersecurity Engineer
13 10 (3.88%) Test Engineer
14 9 (3.49%) Database Analyst
14 9 (3.49%) Enterprise Architect
14 9 (3.49%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (17.83%) XML
2 43 (16.67%) HTML
3 39 (15.12%) JSF
4 37 (14.34%) Spring
5 30 (11.63%) CSS
6 29 (11.24%) HTML5
7 26 (10.08%) Web Services
8 23 (8.91%) .NET
9 20 (7.75%) AngularJS
9 20 (7.75%) Hibernate
9 20 (7.75%) Java EE
9 20 (7.75%) JPA
9 20 (7.75%) REST
10 18 (6.98%) XHTML
11 14 (5.43%) EJB
12 9 (3.49%) .NET Framework
13 8 (3.10%) XSLT
14 7 (2.71%) Middleware
14 7 (2.71%) Qt
15 6 (2.33%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 66 (25.58%) Computer Science
2 22 (8.53%) RIA
3 17 (6.59%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (6.59%) Management Information System
4 16 (6.20%) Embedded Systems
5 12 (4.65%) Client/Server
6 10 (3.88%) User Experience
7 8 (3.10%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (1.94%) Driving Licence
8 5 (1.94%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 5 (1.94%) PKI
9 4 (1.55%) Greenfield Project
9 4 (1.55%) PMI
10 3 (1.16%) Private Cloud
11 2 (0.78%) CESG
11 2 (0.78%) Data Centre
12 1 (0.39%) Algorithms
12 1 (0.39%) Clustering
12 1 (0.39%) Linux Command Line
12 1 (0.39%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 67 (25.97%) Linux
2 26 (10.08%) Android
2 26 (10.08%) Apple iOS
2 26 (10.08%) Windows
3 15 (5.81%) CentOS
4 13 (5.04%) Unix
5 5 (1.94%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.39%) Kali Linux
6 1 (0.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.39%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.39%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (35.66%) Agile Software Development
2 78 (30.23%) Software Engineering
3 67 (25.97%) UML
4 49 (18.99%) Scrum
5 47 (18.22%) Continuous Integration
6 36 (13.95%) TOGAF
7 34 (13.18%) TDD
8 32 (12.40%) Cybersecurity
9 26 (10.08%) Android Development
9 26 (10.08%) iOS Development
9 26 (10.08%) Mobile Development
10 25 (9.69%) Validation
11 24 (9.30%) Problem-Solving
11 24 (9.30%) SIEM
12 22 (8.53%) ArchiMate
13 21 (8.14%) Enterprise Architecture
14 20 (7.75%) Web Development
15 19 (7.36%) OO
15 19 (7.36%) SDLC
15 19 (7.36%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 94 (36.43%) Java
2 88 (34.11%) C
3 69 (26.74%) C++
4 41 (15.89%) JavaScript
5 36 (13.95%) Python
6 34 (13.18%) C#
7 19 (7.36%) SQL
7 19 (7.36%) TypeScript
8 17 (6.59%) Shell Script
9 12 (4.65%) PowerShell
10 10 (3.88%) T-SQL
11 9 (3.49%) Bash Shell
11 9 (3.49%) PL/SQL
12 5 (1.94%) Embedded C
12 5 (1.94%) Embedded C++
12 5 (1.94%) MATLAB
13 3 (1.16%) PHP
14 2 (0.78%) ES6
14 2 (0.78%) Java 8
14 2 (0.78%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 160 (62.02%) SC Cleared
2 96 (37.21%) Degree
3 51 (19.77%) DV Cleared
4 28 (10.85%) Computer Science Degree
5 9 (3.49%) CISSP
5 9 (3.49%) CITP
5 9 (3.49%) IIBA
5 9 (3.49%) ISEB
6 8 (3.10%) CISM
7 7 (2.71%) CESG Certified Professional
8 6 (2.33%) CCNP
8 6 (2.33%) Cisco Certification
9 5 (1.94%) SANS
10 4 (1.55%) PMI Certification
10 4 (1.55%) TOGAF Certification
11 3 (1.16%) CEH
11 3 (1.16%) CISA
11 3 (1.16%) CSSLP
11 3 (1.16%) GIAC
11 3 (1.16%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (5.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (4.65%) ECSS
3 10 (3.88%) QA
4 8 (3.10%) GDPR
5 6 (2.33%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 5 (1.94%) ISO 9001
7 3 (1.16%) COBIT
7 3 (1.16%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 3 (1.16%) JSP 440
8 2 (0.78%) GPG13
8 2 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 15288
8 2 (0.78%) MISRA
8 2 (0.78%) RMADS
8 2 (0.78%) WCAG
9 1 (0.39%) DO-178B
9 1 (0.39%) IEC 61508
9 1 (0.39%) ISO 26262
9 1 (0.39%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (4.65%) Docker
2 10 (3.88%) Hyper-V
3 6 (2.33%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.39%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (3.88%) Kubernetes
2 3 (1.16%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 3 (1.16%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 1 (0.39%) Nessus
3 1 (0.39%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 30 (11.63%) Microsoft
2 21 (8.14%) Oracle
3 18 (6.98%) IBM
4 14 (5.43%) Red Hat
5 5 (1.94%) Cisco
5 5 (1.94%) Fortinet
5 5 (1.94%) Juniper
5 5 (1.94%) Palo Alto
6 4 (1.55%) Tableau
7 3 (1.16%) CheckPoint
7 3 (1.16%) Rockwell
7 3 (1.16%) SAP
7 3 (1.16%) Siemens
8 2 (0.78%) Sitecore
9 1 (0.39%) ArcSight
9 1 (0.39%) Atlassian
9 1 (0.39%) Cognos
9 1 (0.39%) McAfee
9 1 (0.39%) NetScout
9 1 (0.39%) Splunk