Period
to 20 August 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for Security Cleared qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 20 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Clearance
England > East of England
6 months to
20 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 63 135 133
Rank change year-on-year +72 -2 -38
Permanent jobs citing Security Cleared 293 262 282
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 4.08% 2.30% 2.36%
As % of the Qualifications category 14.38% 8.15% 7.77%
Number of salaries quoted 250 124 173
East of England median annual salary £42,500 £57,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -26.09% +21.05% +11.76%
10th Percentile £27,500 £28,475 £25,000
90th Percentile £92,500 £87,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% +6.38% -1.05%

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 the East of England with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
East of England
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 2,038 3,215 3,629
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 28.41% 28.16% 30.36%
Number of salaries quoted 1,450 2,265 2,794
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year - +8.70% -3.16%

Security Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing Security Cleared as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for Security Cleared in the East of England

Security Cleared
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

Salary trend for Security Cleared in the East of England

Security Cleared
Salary Histogram in the East of England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Security Cleared in the East of England over the 6 months to 20 August 2019.

Salary histogram for Security Cleared in the East of England

Security Cleared
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Cleared within the East of England region over the 6 months to 20 August 2019. 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
Hertfordshire +73 193 £42,500 -29.17% 50
Cambridgeshire +53 39 £40,000 +33.33% 18
Essex +34 28 £55,000 +47.65% 20
Bedfordshire -6 18 £40,000 -42.86% 17
Suffolk -9 13 £42,500 -26.09% 5
Norfolk +6 2 £51,871 +18.56%
Security Cleared
England

For the 6 months to 20 August 2019, 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 East of England region with a requirement for Security Cleared.

1 213 (72.70%) SC Cleared
2 78 (26.62%) Migration
3 74 (25.26%) Data Migration
4 73 (24.91%) Agile Software Development
5 65 (22.18%) Problem-Solving
6 59 (20.14%) Microsoft
7 58 (19.80%) ETL
8 56 (19.11%) Windows
9 55 (18.77%) ITIL
10 53 (18.09%) Cisco
11 49 (16.72%) SQL Server
11 49 (16.72%) SQL
12 47 (16.04%) Analytical Skills
13 46 (15.70%) JIRA
14 45 (15.36%) Software Engineering
14 45 (15.36%) C
15 40 (13.65%) C++
15 40 (13.65%) Java
15 40 (13.65%) Linux
15 40 (13.65%) Active Directory
16 39 (13.31%) Public Sector
17 38 (12.97%) Firewall
18 37 (12.63%) Scaled Agile Framework
19 36 (12.29%) TDD
20 35 (11.95%) Data Quality
21 33 (11.26%) Test Automation
22 32 (10.92%) Cisco Certification
22 32 (10.92%) CCNA
23 31 (10.58%) Oracle
23 31 (10.58%) Project Delivery

Security Cleared
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 7 (2.39%) Apache
2 6 (2.05%) Apache Spark
2 6 (2.05%) Exchange Server 2013
2 6 (2.05%) JBoss
2 6 (2.05%) Skype for Business
3 3 (1.02%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (1.02%) SharePoint
4 2 (0.68%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.34%) Apache Pig
5 1 (0.34%) nginx
Applications
1 20 (6.83%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (3.75%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (2.39%) Simulink
4 3 (1.02%) Gephi
4 3 (1.02%) InfoPath
5 2 (0.68%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (0.68%) RoboHelp
6 1 (0.34%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 7 (2.39%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 21 (7.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 20 (6.83%) Office 365
3 18 (6.14%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (1.02%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.68%) G Suite
5 2 (0.68%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (0.68%) OpenShift
5 2 (0.68%) Power Platform
5 2 (0.68%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 38 (12.97%) Firewall
2 21 (7.17%) Network Security
3 15 (5.12%) TCP/IP
4 10 (3.41%) Software-Defined Networking
5 9 (3.07%) WAN
6 7 (2.39%) DNS
6 7 (2.39%) HTTP
6 7 (2.39%) LAN
7 6 (2.05%) Skype
8 5 (1.71%) BGP
8 5 (1.71%) EIGRP
8 5 (1.71%) OSPF
9 4 (1.37%) BIG-IP
9 4 (1.37%) IP Telephony
9 4 (1.37%) Remote Desktop
9 4 (1.37%) VPN
10 3 (1.02%) Ethernet
10 3 (1.02%) MPLS
10 3 (1.02%) SSL
10 3 (1.02%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (16.72%) SQL Server
2 25 (8.53%) GIS
2 25 (8.53%) PostgreSQL
3 21 (7.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 15 (5.12%) Geospatial Data
4 15 (5.12%) IBM InfoSphere
5 14 (4.78%) RDBMS
5 14 (4.78%) Relational Database
6 10 (3.41%) Big Data
7 7 (2.39%) Spatial Data
7 7 (2.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 6 (2.05%) JasperReports
8 6 (2.05%) MySQL
8 6 (2.05%) SQL Server 2016
9 5 (1.71%) Cognos Impromptu
10 4 (1.37%) Apache Hive
10 4 (1.37%) Data Warehouse
11 3 (1.02%) Impala
12 2 (0.68%) Power BI
13 1 (0.34%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 46 (15.70%) JIRA
2 20 (6.83%) Zephyr
3 18 (6.14%) Subversion
4 16 (5.46%) Git (software)
5 13 (4.44%) JUnit
6 12 (4.10%) Visual Studio
7 9 (3.07%) Bitbucket
8 8 (2.73%) CruiseControl
8 8 (2.73%) FishEye
8 8 (2.73%) Hudson
8 8 (2.73%) TeamCity
9 6 (2.05%) Ant
9 6 (2.05%) Maven
10 5 (1.71%) eggPlant
10 5 (1.71%) git-flow
10 5 (1.71%) Jenkins
10 5 (1.71%) SoapUI
11 4 (1.37%) ClearQuest
11 4 (1.37%) GitLab
12 3 (1.02%) Oracle Forms
General
1 39 (13.31%) Public Sector
2 17 (5.80%) Military
3 12 (4.10%) Electronics
4 10 (3.41%) Finance
5 7 (2.39%) Police
6 6 (2.05%) Avionics
7 5 (1.71%) Manufacturing
7 5 (1.71%) Telecoms
8 4 (1.37%) Games
8 4 (1.37%) Marketing
9 3 (1.02%) Aerospace
9 3 (1.02%) Retail
10 1 (0.34%) Advertising
10 1 (0.34%) Automotive
10 1 (0.34%) Law
10 1 (0.34%) Legal
10 1 (0.34%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 38 (12.97%) Software Engineer
2 37 (12.63%) Developer
3 31 (10.58%) Analyst
4 27 (9.22%) Network Engineer
5 25 (8.53%) Consultant
5 25 (8.53%) IT Support
6 24 (8.19%) Help Desk Support
7 21 (7.17%) Data Consultant
7 21 (7.17%) Data Migration Consultant
7 21 (7.17%) Data Migration Developer
7 21 (7.17%) Data Migration Lead
7 21 (7.17%) ETL Developer
7 21 (7.17%) Migration Consultant
7 21 (7.17%) Oracle Developer
7 21 (7.17%) Oracle ETL Developer
7 21 (7.17%) PostgreSQL Developer
7 21 (7.17%) SQL Developer
7 21 (7.17%) SQL Server Developer
8 20 (6.83%) Data Analyst
8 20 (6.83%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (4.78%) JSON
2 13 (4.44%) Middleware
2 13 (4.44%) REST
3 12 (4.10%) CSS
3 12 (4.10%) Web Services
4 11 (3.75%) GWT
4 11 (3.75%) Hibernate
4 11 (3.75%) HTML
4 11 (3.75%) Spring
5 10 (3.41%) MFC
5 10 (3.41%) OpenGL
6 9 (3.07%) Flash
7 7 (2.39%) Ajax
7 7 (2.39%) JMS
7 7 (2.39%) XML
8 6 (2.05%) Apache Flex
8 6 (2.05%) AWT
8 6 (2.05%) Swing
9 5 (1.71%) .NET
9 5 (1.71%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 47 (16.04%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (4.78%) Data Centre
3 13 (4.44%) Management Information System
4 11 (3.75%) Driving Licence
5 9 (3.07%) CCTV
6 7 (2.39%) Lidar
7 6 (2.05%) CAN bus
7 6 (2.05%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 6 (2.05%) Reference Data
8 5 (1.71%) Cybercrime
8 5 (1.71%) Hybrid Cloud
9 4 (1.37%) Mobile App
9 4 (1.37%) Self-Motivation
10 3 (1.02%) Analytical Mindset
10 3 (1.02%) Cyber Kill Chain
11 2 (0.68%) Cyberattack
11 2 (0.68%) Cyberthreat
11 2 (0.68%) e-Learning
11 2 (0.68%) Smart City
11 2 (0.68%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 56 (19.11%) Windows
2 40 (13.65%) Linux
3 23 (7.85%) Windows Server
4 14 (4.78%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (3.07%) Windows 10
5 9 (3.07%) Windows 7
5 9 (3.07%) Windows 8
6 8 (2.73%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (2.39%) Android
8 6 (2.05%) Ubuntu
9 4 (1.37%) CentOS
10 3 (1.02%) Unix
11 2 (0.68%) Apple iOS
11 2 (0.68%) Debian
11 2 (0.68%) Embedded Linux
11 2 (0.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.34%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (26.62%) Migration
2 74 (25.26%) Data Migration
3 73 (24.91%) Agile Software Development
4 65 (22.18%) Problem-Solving
5 58 (19.80%) ETL
6 55 (18.77%) ITIL
7 45 (15.36%) Software Engineering
8 37 (12.63%) Scaled Agile Framework
9 36 (12.29%) TDD
10 33 (11.26%) Test Automation
11 31 (10.58%) Project Delivery
12 29 (9.90%) Scrum
13 27 (9.22%) Incident Management
14 25 (8.53%) Data Analysis
15 22 (7.51%) Test Scripting
16 21 (7.17%) BDD
16 21 (7.17%) Cybersecurity
16 21 (7.17%) Master Data Management
17 20 (6.83%) Penetration Testing
18 19 (6.48%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 49 (16.72%) SQL
2 45 (15.36%) C
3 40 (13.65%) C++
3 40 (13.65%) Java
4 30 (10.24%) C#
5 16 (5.46%) JavaScript
6 15 (5.12%) Python
7 10 (3.41%) T-SQL
8 9 (3.07%) Embedded C
8 9 (3.07%) Embedded C++
8 9 (3.07%) MATLAB
8 9 (3.07%) PowerShell
9 8 (2.73%) Bash Shell
10 7 (2.39%) R
11 6 (2.05%) Java 8
11 6 (2.05%) PL/SQL
12 5 (1.71%) Perl
12 5 (1.71%) PHP
12 5 (1.71%) Scala
13 4 (1.37%) VBA
Qualifications
1 213 (72.70%) SC Cleared
2 32 (10.92%) CCNA
2 32 (10.92%) Cisco Certification
3 25 (8.53%) CCNP
4 22 (7.51%) Degree
5 18 (6.14%) DV Cleared
6 16 (5.46%) ISTQB
6 16 (5.46%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 7 (2.39%) CISM
7 7 (2.39%) CompTIA Security+
8 6 (2.05%) CISSP
8 6 (2.05%) MCSE
8 6 (2.05%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (1.71%) CEH
10 4 (1.37%) CCENT
10 4 (1.37%) CISA
10 4 (1.37%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
10 4 (1.37%) MCSA
11 3 (1.02%) Computer Science Degree
11 3 (1.02%) CREST Certified
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (11.95%) Data Quality
2 27 (9.22%) SLA
3 23 (7.85%) QA
4 18 (6.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 13 (4.44%) PCI DSS
6 7 (2.39%) Cyber Essentials
6 7 (2.39%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 5 (1.71%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 4 (1.37%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 4 (1.37%) PMO
9 2 (0.68%) GDPR
10 1 (0.34%) JSP 440
10 1 (0.34%) NCSC
System Software
1 40 (13.65%) Active Directory
2 15 (5.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (4.78%) Hyper-V
4 12 (4.10%) VMware ESXi
5 10 (3.41%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (1.02%) Apache Flume
6 3 (1.02%) Firmware
7 2 (0.68%) Docker
7 2 (0.68%) VMware NSX
8 1 (0.34%) BitLocker
8 1 (0.34%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.34%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (0.34%) vSphere
8 1 (0.34%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 14 (4.78%) SCCM
2 11 (3.75%) Cisco CUCM
3 4 (1.37%) SCVMM
4 3 (1.02%) Kibana
4 3 (1.02%) Oozie
4 3 (1.02%) WSUS
5 2 (0.68%) Cisco UCCE
5 2 (0.68%) Kubernetes
5 2 (0.68%) Nagios
5 2 (0.68%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.68%) Puppet
5 2 (0.68%) vCenter Server
6 1 (0.34%) Ansible
6 1 (0.34%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.34%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (0.34%) PowerCLI
6 1 (0.34%) SCOM
Vendors
1 59 (20.14%) Microsoft
2 53 (18.09%) Cisco
3 31 (10.58%) Oracle
4 30 (10.24%) VMware
5 27 (9.22%) F5
6 21 (7.17%) Talend
7 16 (5.46%) Juniper
8 15 (5.12%) HP
8 15 (5.12%) IBM
9 14 (4.78%) Aruba
9 14 (4.78%) CheckPoint
9 14 (4.78%) Fortinet
10 11 (3.75%) Google
11 10 (3.41%) Palo Alto
12 9 (3.07%) Xilinx
13 8 (2.73%) Atlassian
14 7 (2.39%) ESRI
14 7 (2.39%) Luciad
15 6 (2.05%) Adobe
16 4 (1.37%) SAP