Period
to 28 July 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham with a requirement for Security Cleared qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 28 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Clearance
Gloucestershire > Cheltenham
6 months to
28 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 29 2 1
Rank change year-on-year -27 -1 +15
Permanent jobs citing Security Cleared 83 115 243
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Cheltenham 15.46% 35.49% 41.61%
As % of the Qualifications category 44.39% 71.43% 77.39%
Number of salaries quoted 51 83 169
10th Percentile £37,750 £32,500 £32,500
25th Percentile £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year - +10.00% +11.11%
75th Percentile £71,750 £77,500 £61,250
90th Percentile £84,500 £90,000 £90,000
Gloucestershire median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% +8.70%

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 Cheltenham with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Cheltenham
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 187 161 314
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham 34.82% 49.69% 53.77%
Number of salaries quoted 88 124 232
10th Percentile £36,250 £31,250 £30,000
25th Percentile £41,250 £33,750 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
75th Percentile £66,563 £70,813 £60,000
90th Percentile £79,000 £90,000 £72,500
Gloucestershire median annual salary £51,750 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -5.91% +10.00% +8.70%

Security Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheltenham

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

Job vacancy trend for Security Cleared in Cheltenham

Security Cleared
Salary Trend in Cheltenham

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

Salary trend for Security Cleared in Cheltenham

Security Cleared
Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

Salary distribution for jobs citing Security Cleared in Cheltenham over the 6 months to 28 July 2021.

Salary histogram for Security Cleared in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 28 July 2021, 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 Cheltenham region with a requirement for Security Cleared.

1 50 (60.24%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (54.22%) DV Cleared
3 42 (50.60%) Java
4 39 (46.99%) SC Cleared
5 30 (36.14%) Python
6 27 (32.53%) Software Engineering
6 27 (32.53%) DevOps
7 26 (31.33%) AWS
7 26 (31.33%) Scrum
8 23 (27.71%) Azure
9 22 (26.51%) C++
10 21 (25.30%) Cyberthreat
11 20 (24.10%) Linux
12 17 (20.48%) Continuous Integration
13 15 (18.07%) JavaScript
13 15 (18.07%) Infrastructure as Code
14 14 (16.87%) Full Stack Development
14 14 (16.87%) Degree
14 14 (16.87%) Cyber Intelligence
14 14 (16.87%) Ansible
15 13 (15.66%) Docker
15 13 (15.66%) Oracle
16 12 (14.46%) C#
16 12 (14.46%) Cybersecurity
17 11 (13.25%) Jenkins
17 11 (13.25%) MongoDB
17 11 (13.25%) JIRA
17 11 (13.25%) Requirements Analysis
18 10 (12.05%) Computer Science
18 10 (12.05%) VMware

Security Cleared
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheltenham 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 10 (12.05%) Confluence
2 7 (8.43%) Elasticsearch
3 5 (6.02%) JBoss
4 4 (4.82%) Apache
5 2 (2.41%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.20%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.41%) Demantra
1 2 (2.41%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 26 (31.33%) AWS
2 23 (27.71%) Azure
3 7 (8.43%) PaaS
3 7 (8.43%) SaaS
4 4 (4.82%) GCP
5 3 (3.61%) Amazon ECS
5 3 (3.61%) Microsoft 365
6 2 (2.41%) Fastly
7 1 (1.20%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.23%) Firewall
2 5 (6.02%) Intrusion Detection
2 5 (6.02%) Network Security
3 4 (4.82%) IPv4
3 4 (4.82%) OSPF
3 4 (4.82%) VLAN
3 4 (4.82%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (13.25%) MongoDB
2 5 (6.02%) Big Data
2 5 (6.02%) MySQL
3 4 (4.82%) NoSQL
4 2 (2.41%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.41%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (1.20%) Redis
Development Applications
1 11 (13.25%) Jenkins
1 11 (13.25%) JIRA
2 7 (8.43%) Git (software)
3 6 (7.23%) Rational DOORS
4 4 (4.82%) Cucumber
4 4 (4.82%) Eclipse
4 4 (4.82%) Selenium
5 2 (2.41%) Subversion
6 1 (1.20%) GitLab
6 1 (1.20%) JUnit
6 1 (1.20%) LabVIEW
6 1 (1.20%) Rational Team Concert
General
1 10 (12.05%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (9.64%) Aerospace
2 8 (9.64%) Legal
3 7 (8.43%) Finance
3 7 (8.43%) Social Skills
4 5 (6.02%) Electronics
4 5 (6.02%) Games
5 4 (4.82%) Manufacturing
5 4 (4.82%) Marketing
5 4 (4.82%) Public Sector
5 4 (4.82%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (26.51%) Developer
2 14 (16.87%) Java Developer
3 12 (14.46%) Software Engineer
4 11 (13.25%) Analyst
5 10 (12.05%) DevOps Engineer
6 8 (9.64%) Software Developer
7 6 (7.23%) Business Analyst
7 6 (7.23%) Consultant
7 6 (7.23%) DV Cleared Java Developer
7 6 (7.23%) Platform Engineer
8 5 (6.02%) Business Consultant
8 5 (6.02%) Cyber Intelligence Analyst
9 4 (4.82%) Architect
9 4 (4.82%) Principal Engineer
9 4 (4.82%) Principal Software Engineer
9 4 (4.82%) Solutions Architect
9 4 (4.82%) Systems Engineer
10 3 (3.61%) Chief Information Security Officer
10 3 (3.61%) Principal Architect
10 3 (3.61%) Security Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (9.64%) Web Services
2 5 (6.02%) Node.js
3 4 (4.82%) Apache NiFi
3 4 (4.82%) Gherkin
3 4 (4.82%) STL
4 3 (3.61%) Java EE
4 3 (3.61%) Spring
4 3 (3.61%) Spring Boot
5 2 (2.41%) WebCenter
6 1 (1.20%) AngularJS
6 1 (1.20%) Apache Axis
6 1 (1.20%) EJB 3.0
6 1 (1.20%) Elastic Stack
6 1 (1.20%) JPA
6 1 (1.20%) JSF
6 1 (1.20%) Kafka
6 1 (1.20%) PrimeFaces
6 1 (1.20%) React
6 1 (1.20%) REST
6 1 (1.20%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (25.30%) Cyberthreat
2 8 (9.64%) Management Information System
3 7 (8.43%) Private Cloud
4 5 (6.02%) Cyber Kill Chain
5 4 (4.82%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (2.41%) Public Cloud
7 1 (1.20%) Analogue Electronics
7 1 (1.20%) CESG
7 1 (1.20%) Cloud Native
7 1 (1.20%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (1.20%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 20 (24.10%) Linux
2 10 (12.05%) Windows
3 5 (6.02%) CentOS
3 5 (6.02%) Unix
4 4 (4.82%) Ubuntu
4 4 (4.82%) Windows Server
4 4 (4.82%) Windows Server 2016
5 1 (1.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (60.24%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (32.53%) DevOps
2 27 (32.53%) Software Engineering
3 26 (31.33%) Scrum
4 17 (20.48%) Continuous Integration
5 15 (18.07%) Infrastructure as Code
6 14 (16.87%) Cyber Intelligence
6 14 (16.87%) Full Stack Development
7 12 (14.46%) Cybersecurity
8 11 (13.25%) Requirements Analysis
9 10 (12.05%) Computer Science
9 10 (12.05%) Continuous Deployment
9 10 (12.05%) Kanban
10 9 (10.84%) Business Development
10 9 (10.84%) Business Transformation
10 9 (10.84%) Continuous Improvement
10 9 (10.84%) Problem-Solving
10 9 (10.84%) Programme Delivery
10 9 (10.84%) Use Case
10 9 (10.84%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 42 (50.60%) Java
2 30 (36.14%) Python
3 22 (26.51%) C++
4 15 (18.07%) JavaScript
5 12 (14.46%) C#
6 9 (10.84%) Bash Shell
7 8 (9.64%) PowerShell
8 4 (4.82%) C
8 4 (4.82%) MATLAB
9 3 (3.61%) R
9 3 (3.61%) Scala
9 3 (3.61%) SQL
10 1 (1.20%) Delphi
10 1 (1.20%) Java 8
10 1 (1.20%) Kotlin
10 1 (1.20%) Ruby
10 1 (1.20%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.20%) VB
Qualifications
1 45 (54.22%) DV Cleared
2 39 (46.99%) SC Cleared
3 14 (16.87%) Degree
4 9 (10.84%) CISSP
5 5 (6.02%) CEH
5 5 (6.02%) EnCE
5 5 (6.02%) GCFA
5 5 (6.02%) GCFE
5 5 (6.02%) GCIA
5 5 (6.02%) GCIH
5 5 (6.02%) GIAC
5 5 (6.02%) GPEN
5 5 (6.02%) GREM
5 5 (6.02%) OSCP
6 4 (4.82%) (ISC)2 CCSP
6 4 (4.82%) AWS Certification
7 3 (3.61%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (3.61%) CSSLP
7 3 (3.61%) Master's Degree
7 3 (3.61%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (10.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (6.02%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 3 (3.61%) Cyber Essentials
3 3 (3.61%) NCSC
3 3 (3.61%) NIST
System Software
1 13 (15.66%) Docker
2 9 (10.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.41%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.20%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 14 (16.87%) Ansible
2 8 (9.64%) Puppet
3 6 (7.23%) Terraform
4 5 (6.02%) EnCase
5 3 (3.61%) Kubernetes
5 3 (3.61%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (1.20%) Red Hat Satellite
6 1 (1.20%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 13 (15.66%) Oracle
2 10 (12.05%) VMware
3 8 (9.64%) Microsoft
4 5 (6.02%) Splunk
5 4 (4.82%) Google
5 4 (4.82%) SAP
6 1 (1.20%) Red Hat