Period
to 13 December 2018

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 13 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Clearance
Gloucestershire > Cheltenham
6 months to
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 8 26 4
Rank change year-on-year +18 -22 +28
Permanent jobs citing Security Cleared 88 53 195
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham 14.67% 10.86% 24.56%
As % of the Qualifications category 52.38% 44.92% 58.91%
Number of salaries quoted 49 35 172
Cheltenham median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% -5.00% -4.76%
10th Percentile £31,200 £30,000 £38,750
90th Percentile £66,500 £72,500 £67,500
Gloucestershire median annual salary £47,500 £46,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.26% +2.22% -

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 168 118 331
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham 28.00% 24.18% 41.69%
Number of salaries quoted 112 94 288
Cheltenham median annual salary £46,250 £42,500 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.82% -13.27% +22.50%
10th Percentile £33,750 £25,000 £30,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £71,250 £67,500
Gloucestershire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Security Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheltenham

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

Job vacancy trend for Security Cleared in Cheltenham

Security Cleared
Salary Trend in Cheltenham

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

Salary trend for Security Cleared in Cheltenham

Security Cleared
Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Security Cleared in Cheltenham over the 6 months to 13 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Security Cleared in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 13 December 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 Cheltenham region with a requirement for Security Cleared.

1 76 (86.36%) DV Cleared
2 47 (53.41%) Java
3 33 (37.50%) SC Cleared
4 29 (32.95%) Agile Software Development
5 27 (30.68%) C++
5 27 (30.68%) Windows
6 24 (27.27%) Python
7 21 (23.86%) Microsoft
8 19 (21.59%) C
9 18 (20.45%) C#
9 18 (20.45%) DevOps
10 17 (19.32%) Software Engineering
11 15 (17.05%) Big Data
12 14 (15.91%) SQL
12 14 (15.91%) ITIL
13 13 (14.77%) Linux
13 13 (14.77%) Test Automation
14 12 (13.64%) Cybersecurity
14 12 (13.64%) Spring
15 11 (12.50%) Degree
15 11 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
16 10 (11.36%) Infrastructure Engineering
16 10 (11.36%) TDD
16 10 (11.36%) Unit Testing
17 9 (10.23%) Computer Science
18 8 (9.09%) JIRA
18 8 (9.09%) Hibernate
18 8 (9.09%) JavaScript
18 8 (9.09%) JUnit
18 8 (9.09%) Continuous Integration

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 6 (6.82%) Apache
2 5 (5.68%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (4.55%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.27%) Apache Pig
4 2 (2.27%) Apache Spark
4 2 (2.27%) Confluence
4 2 (2.27%) IIS
4 2 (2.27%) Tomcat
4 2 (2.27%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.14%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.14%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (1.14%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.27%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.14%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.82%) Firewall
2 3 (3.41%) MPLS
2 3 (3.41%) VPN
3 2 (2.27%) Network Security
4 1 (1.14%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (17.05%) Big Data
2 7 (7.95%) Relational Database
3 6 (6.82%) Apache Hive
3 6 (6.82%) Hadoop
4 4 (4.55%) Apache Cassandra
4 4 (4.55%) MySQL
5 2 (2.27%) Data Mining
5 2 (2.27%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 2 (2.27%) SQL Server
5 2 (2.27%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (2.27%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (2.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (2.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (2.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (2.27%) Text Mining
6 1 (1.14%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 8 (9.09%) JIRA
1 8 (9.09%) JUnit
2 6 (6.82%) Cucumber
2 6 (6.82%) EasyMock
2 6 (6.82%) Selenium
3 5 (5.68%) LoadRunner
4 4 (4.55%) Jenkins
5 2 (2.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (2.27%) Bitbucket
5 2 (2.27%) Maven
Job Titles
1 20 (22.73%) Developer
2 14 (15.91%) Software Engineer
3 13 (14.77%) Java Developer
4 12 (13.64%) IT Engineer
5 7 (7.95%) Java Engineer
5 7 (7.95%) Java Software Engineer
6 6 (6.82%) Graduate
6 6 (6.82%) Software Developer
7 5 (5.68%) C++ Software Engineer
7 5 (5.68%) Graduate C++ Software Engineer
7 5 (5.68%) Graduate Java Engineer
7 5 (5.68%) Graduate Java Software Engineer
7 5 (5.68%) Graduate Software Engineer
8 4 (4.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (4.55%) Tester
9 3 (3.41%) Architect
9 3 (3.41%) Network Engineer
9 3 (3.41%) Solutions Architect
9 3 (3.41%) Systems Engineer
9 3 (3.41%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (13.64%) Spring
2 8 (9.09%) Hibernate
3 7 (7.95%) XML
4 5 (5.68%) JDBC
4 5 (5.68%) XSD
5 4 (4.55%) EJB
5 4 (4.55%) HTML
5 4 (4.55%) Kafka
6 2 (2.27%) .NET
6 2 (2.27%) ASP.NET
6 2 (2.27%) CSS
6 2 (2.27%) J2EE
6 2 (2.27%) Java EE
6 2 (2.27%) jQuery
6 2 (2.27%) JSF
6 2 (2.27%) REST
6 2 (2.27%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.09%) Cybercrime
2 5 (5.68%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (5.68%) Management Information System
2 5 (5.68%) N-Tier
3 3 (3.41%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.41%) Replication
4 2 (2.27%) Algorithms
4 2 (2.27%) CESG
4 2 (2.27%) CESG CLAS
4 2 (2.27%) Cyber Defence
4 2 (2.27%) Data Structures
4 2 (2.27%) iPhone
4 2 (2.27%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (2.27%) Social Media
4 2 (2.27%) Wiki
5 1 (1.14%) Cyberattack
Operating Systems
1 27 (30.68%) Windows
2 13 (14.77%) Linux
3 6 (6.82%) CentOS
3 6 (6.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (6.82%) Ubuntu
4 5 (5.68%) Windows Server
5 4 (4.55%) Fedora
6 2 (2.27%) Android
6 2 (2.27%) Windows Phone
7 1 (1.14%) Windows 10
7 1 (1.14%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (32.95%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (20.45%) DevOps
3 17 (19.32%) Software Engineering
4 14 (15.91%) ITIL
5 13 (14.77%) Test Automation
6 12 (13.64%) Cybersecurity
7 11 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
8 10 (11.36%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 10 (11.36%) TDD
8 10 (11.36%) Unit Testing
9 9 (10.23%) Computer Science
10 8 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
11 7 (7.95%) Configuration Management
11 7 (7.95%) Network Design
11 7 (7.95%) Risk Management
11 7 (7.95%) Scrum
12 6 (6.82%) Project Management
12 6 (6.82%) Systems Engineering
12 6 (6.82%) User Stories
13 5 (5.68%) Scenario Testing
Programming Languages
1 47 (53.41%) Java
2 27 (30.68%) C++
3 24 (27.27%) Python
4 19 (21.59%) C
5 18 (20.45%) C#
6 14 (15.91%) SQL
7 8 (9.09%) JavaScript
8 4 (4.55%) Bash Shell
8 4 (4.55%) PowerShell
9 2 (2.27%) Objective-C
10 1 (1.14%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 76 (86.36%) DV Cleared
2 33 (37.50%) SC Cleared
3 11 (12.50%) Degree
4 5 (5.68%) ISEB
4 5 (5.68%) ISTQB
5 2 (2.27%) CESG Certified Professional
5 2 (2.27%) CLAS
6 1 (1.14%) APMP
6 1 (1.14%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.14%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.27%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 2 (2.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.14%) GDPR
System Software
1 4 (4.55%) Docker
1 4 (4.55%) VirtualBox
1 4 (4.55%) VMware ESXi
1 4 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (4.55%) Xen
2 3 (3.41%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 4 (4.55%) Ansible
1 4 (4.55%) Docker Swarm
1 4 (4.55%) Kubernetes
1 4 (4.55%) Nagios
1 4 (4.55%) OpenNMS
1 4 (4.55%) Puppet
1 4 (4.55%) vCenter Server
1 4 (4.55%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 21 (23.86%) Microsoft
2 6 (6.82%) Cisco
2 6 (6.82%) Red Hat
3 4 (4.55%) Cloudera
3 4 (4.55%) Hortonworks
3 4 (4.55%) Oracle
3 4 (4.55%) SolarWinds
3 4 (4.55%) VMware
4 3 (3.41%) Juniper
4 3 (3.41%) Splunk
5 1 (1.14%) BT