Period
to 22 April 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 22 April 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Clearance
England > East of England
6 months to
22 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 84 139 145
Rank change year-on-year +55 +6 -16
Permanent jobs citing Security Cleared 275 298 258
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 3.29% 2.31% 2.09%
As % of the Qualifications category 11.74% 7.96% 7.12%
Number of salaries quoted 195 196 146
East of England median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% - +2.27%
10th Percentile £24,800 £22,000 £23,875
90th Percentile £75,000 £67,500 £61,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £46,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +7.53% +3.33% -2.17%

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 2,342 3,745 3,623
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 28.00% 28.98% 29.42%
Number of salaries quoted 1,627 2,871 2,759
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £46,056 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.29% +4.67% +3.53%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,200
90th Percentile £74,500 £67,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.04% +8.89% -3.55%

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 22 April 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 22 April 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 +41 157 £45,000 -3.74% 17
Cambridgeshire +22 61 £41,500 +17.73% 5
Suffolk +39 24 £45,000 -14.29%
Essex +37 22 £52,500 +16.67% 9
Bedfordshire -17 11 £41,250 -44.07% 8
Security Cleared
England

For the 6 months to 22 April 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.

1 202 (73.45%) SC Cleared
2 81 (29.45%) Problem-Solving
3 69 (25.09%) Analytical Skills
4 65 (23.64%) Windows
5 63 (22.91%) Agile Software Development
6 54 (19.64%) Microsoft
7 50 (18.18%) C
8 49 (17.82%) Cisco
9 47 (17.09%) Data Quality
10 43 (15.64%) Service Delivery
11 42 (15.27%) Migration
11 42 (15.27%) SQL
11 42 (15.27%) Software Engineering
12 41 (14.91%) ITIL
13 39 (14.18%) SQL Server
13 39 (14.18%) C++
14 38 (13.82%) Data Migration
15 37 (13.45%) Penetration Testing
15 37 (13.45%) ETL
15 37 (13.45%) Risk Management
16 35 (12.73%) Oracle
17 34 (12.36%) Cisco Certification
18 31 (11.27%) Ethical Hacking
18 31 (11.27%) IT Governance
18 31 (11.27%) Business Development
18 31 (11.27%) Security Testing
18 31 (11.27%) PCI DSS
18 31 (11.27%) Mobile App
18 31 (11.27%) API Testing
18 31 (11.27%) CREST Certified

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 10 (3.64%) MS Exchange
2 7 (2.55%) Exchange Server 2013
2 7 (2.55%) SharePoint
3 6 (2.18%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (1.82%) Apache
4 5 (1.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 5 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2000
4 5 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2003
4 5 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (1.45%) IIS
5 4 (1.45%) JBoss
5 4 (1.45%) Skype for Business
5 4 (1.45%) Tomcat
6 3 (1.09%) ArcGIS
7 1 (0.36%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.36%) Confluence
7 1 (0.36%) nginx
Applications
1 16 (5.82%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (1.82%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (1.09%) Simulink
4 1 (0.36%) Gephi
4 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.36%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 1 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 13 (4.73%) Amazon AWS
1 13 (4.73%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (2.55%) Office 365
3 4 (1.45%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.36%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (0.36%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (0.36%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 29 (10.55%) Firewall
2 20 (7.27%) LAN
2 20 (7.27%) TCP/IP
2 20 (7.27%) WAN
3 16 (5.82%) OSPF
4 15 (5.45%) BGP
4 15 (5.45%) VPN
5 12 (4.36%) Network Security
6 11 (4.00%) DNS
7 10 (3.64%) Cisco IOS
8 8 (2.91%) Wireless
9 7 (2.55%) Internet
9 7 (2.55%) Intrusion Detection
9 7 (2.55%) IPsec
9 7 (2.55%) VoIP
10 6 (2.18%) NX-OS
10 6 (2.18%) SAN
10 6 (2.18%) SMTP
10 6 (2.18%) VLAN
11 5 (1.82%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (14.18%) SQL Server
2 24 (8.73%) PostgreSQL
3 22 (8.00%) SQL Server 2016
4 19 (6.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 18 (6.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 14 (5.09%) GIS
7 5 (1.82%) MySQL
7 5 (1.82%) Relational Database
8 4 (1.45%) JasperReports
8 4 (1.45%) RDBMS
9 3 (1.09%) Spatial Data
10 2 (0.73%) Big Data
10 2 (0.73%) Cognos Impromptu
10 2 (0.73%) Geospatial Data
10 2 (0.73%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.36%) Apache Hive
11 1 (0.36%) Impala
11 1 (0.36%) Oracle Database 10g
11 1 (0.36%) Oracle Database 11g
11 1 (0.36%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 27 (9.82%) JIRA
2 22 (8.00%) Subversion
3 15 (5.45%) Visual Studio
4 11 (4.00%) Eclipse
5 10 (3.64%) Git (software)
6 6 (2.18%) Bitbucket
6 6 (2.18%) Bitbucket Server
6 6 (2.18%) git-flow
6 6 (2.18%) JUnit
6 6 (2.18%) Maven
7 5 (1.82%) Ant
8 4 (1.45%) GitLab
8 4 (1.45%) Selenium
9 3 (1.09%) Jenkins
10 2 (0.73%) HP UFT
10 2 (0.73%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (0.73%) WebDriver
11 1 (0.36%) LoadRunner
11 1 (0.36%) MSI
11 1 (0.36%) SoapUI
General
1 16 (5.82%) Military
2 11 (4.00%) Telecoms
3 8 (2.91%) Electronics
3 8 (2.91%) Finance
4 4 (1.45%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.09%) Aerospace
5 3 (1.09%) Avionics
6 2 (0.73%) Banking
6 2 (0.73%) Games
6 2 (0.73%) Marketing
7 1 (0.36%) Advertising
7 1 (0.36%) Automotive
7 1 (0.36%) Retail
Job Titles
1 40 (14.55%) Software Engineer
2 33 (12.00%) Tester
3 32 (11.64%) Analyst
3 32 (11.64%) Network Engineer
4 31 (11.27%) Developer
4 31 (11.27%) Penetration Tester
4 31 (11.27%) Senior Penetration Tester
4 31 (11.27%) Senior Tester
5 18 (6.55%) Data Migration Developer
5 18 (6.55%) ETL Developer
5 18 (6.55%) Oracle Developer
5 18 (6.55%) Oracle ETL Developer
5 18 (6.55%) PostgreSQL Developer
5 18 (6.55%) SQL Developer
5 18 (6.55%) SQL Server Developer
6 15 (5.45%) Consultant
6 15 (5.45%) Data Consultant
6 15 (5.45%) Data Migration Consultant
6 15 (5.45%) Data Migration Lead
6 15 (5.45%) Migration Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (10.18%) JSON
2 24 (8.73%) XML
3 12 (4.36%) OpenGL
4 11 (4.00%) Flash
5 10 (3.64%) ODBC
6 9 (3.27%) HTML
7 8 (2.91%) Web Services
8 7 (2.55%) CSS
8 7 (2.55%) Hibernate
9 5 (1.82%) Ajax
9 5 (1.82%) JMS
9 5 (1.82%) MFC
9 5 (1.82%) REST
9 5 (1.82%) RESTful
9 5 (1.82%) Spring
10 4 (1.45%) Apache Flex
10 4 (1.45%) AWT
10 4 (1.45%) GWT
10 4 (1.45%) Swing
10 4 (1.45%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 69 (25.09%) Analytical Skills
2 31 (11.27%) Mobile App
3 22 (8.00%) Reference Data
4 20 (7.27%) Driving Licence
5 17 (6.18%) Data Centre
6 16 (5.82%) Self-Motivation
7 6 (2.18%) Analytical Mindset
8 5 (1.82%) Blackberry
8 5 (1.82%) Client/Server
9 4 (1.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 4 (1.45%) Management Information System
10 3 (1.09%) CESG
11 2 (0.73%) Cybercrime
11 2 (0.73%) e-Health
11 2 (0.73%) e-Learning
11 2 (0.73%) EMC VNX
11 2 (0.73%) Security Operations Centre
11 2 (0.73%) Smart City
12 1 (0.36%) Hybrid Cloud
12 1 (0.36%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 65 (23.64%) Windows
2 24 (8.73%) Windows Server
3 23 (8.36%) Linux
4 8 (2.91%) Ubuntu
5 6 (2.18%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (1.82%) Windows 2000
6 5 (1.82%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (1.82%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (1.45%) CentOS
8 3 (1.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.73%) Android
9 2 (0.73%) Debian
9 2 (0.73%) Embedded Linux
9 2 (0.73%) Windows 10
9 2 (0.73%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.36%) DC/OS
10 1 (0.36%) Fedora
10 1 (0.36%) Solaris
10 1 (0.36%) Unix
10 1 (0.36%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (29.45%) Problem-Solving
2 63 (22.91%) Agile Software Development
3 43 (15.64%) Service Delivery
4 42 (15.27%) Migration
4 42 (15.27%) Software Engineering
5 41 (14.91%) ITIL
6 38 (13.82%) Data Migration
7 37 (13.45%) ETL
7 37 (13.45%) Penetration Testing
7 37 (13.45%) Risk Management
8 31 (11.27%) API Testing
8 31 (11.27%) Business Development
8 31 (11.27%) Cyber Resilience
8 31 (11.27%) Ethical Hacking
8 31 (11.27%) IT Governance
8 31 (11.27%) Security Testing
9 29 (10.55%) Data Analysis
10 27 (9.82%) Test Automation
11 25 (9.09%) Mathematics
11 25 (9.09%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 50 (18.18%) C
2 42 (15.27%) SQL
3 39 (14.18%) C++
4 28 (10.18%) C#
4 28 (10.18%) T-SQL
5 22 (8.00%) Java
6 20 (7.27%) PL/SQL
7 16 (5.82%) Python
8 15 (5.45%) VBA
9 14 (5.09%) JavaScript
10 12 (4.36%) PowerShell
11 11 (4.00%) Bash Shell
11 11 (4.00%) Embedded C
11 11 (4.00%) Embedded C++
12 10 (3.64%) Perl
13 7 (2.55%) PHP
14 6 (2.18%) Scala
15 4 (1.45%) Java 8
16 3 (1.09%) R
16 3 (1.09%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 202 (73.45%) SC Cleared
2 34 (12.36%) Cisco Certification
3 31 (11.27%) CREST Certified
4 29 (10.55%) Degree
5 25 (9.09%) CCNA
6 22 (8.00%) CCNP
7 21 (7.64%) DV Cleared
8 13 (4.73%) Microsoft Certification
9 12 (4.36%) CISSP
10 10 (3.64%) CEH
11 8 (2.91%) MCSE
12 7 (2.55%) MCP
13 6 (2.18%) CCENT
14 5 (1.82%) CCIE
14 5 (1.82%) Chartered Engineer
14 5 (1.82%) MCSA
14 5 (1.82%) Numerate Degree
15 2 (0.73%) ISEB
15 2 (0.73%) JNCIA
15 2 (0.73%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (17.09%) Data Quality
2 31 (11.27%) PCI DSS
3 26 (9.45%) SLA
4 8 (2.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (2.18%) QA
6 5 (1.82%) Cyber Essentials
6 5 (1.82%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 5 (1.82%) JSP 440
6 5 (1.82%) PMO
7 3 (1.09%) GDPR
7 3 (1.09%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 3 (1.09%) RMADS
8 2 (0.73%) GPG13
8 2 (0.73%) NIST 800
System Software
1 26 (9.45%) Active Directory
2 15 (5.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (2.91%) VMware ESXi
4 7 (2.55%) Hyper-V
5 4 (1.45%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (1.45%) XenApp
5 4 (1.45%) XenDesktop
6 2 (0.73%) Docker
6 2 (0.73%) VirtualBox
6 2 (0.73%) VMware NSX
7 1 (0.36%) Apache Flume
7 1 (0.36%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.36%) ProxySG
7 1 (0.36%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (0.36%) vSphere
7 1 (0.36%) Xen
Systems Management
1 12 (4.36%) SCCM
2 5 (1.82%) MAILsweeper
2 5 (1.82%) SCVMM
2 5 (1.82%) WSUS
3 4 (1.45%) Data Guard
3 4 (1.45%) Puppet
4 3 (1.09%) Ansible
4 3 (1.09%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (1.09%) SCOrch
4 3 (1.09%) vCenter Server
5 2 (0.73%) Cisco CUCM
5 2 (0.73%) Cisco UCCE
5 2 (0.73%) Docker Swarm
5 2 (0.73%) EnCase
5 2 (0.73%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (0.73%) Kubernetes
5 2 (0.73%) Nexpose
5 2 (0.73%) QRadar
5 2 (0.73%) vRealize
5 2 (0.73%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 54 (19.64%) Microsoft
2 49 (17.82%) Cisco
3 35 (12.73%) Oracle
4 28 (10.18%) VMware
5 18 (6.55%) F5
5 18 (6.55%) Talend
6 14 (5.09%) CheckPoint
7 13 (4.73%) Juniper
8 12 (4.36%) Fortinet
9 11 (4.00%) Xilinx
10 10 (3.64%) Palo Alto
11 9 (3.27%) HP
12 8 (2.91%) Google
13 7 (2.55%) Brocade
13 7 (2.55%) Sophos
14 6 (2.18%) Aruba
14 6 (2.18%) Citrix
14 6 (2.18%) ESRI
15 5 (1.82%) Mitel
15 5 (1.82%) Trend Micro