Period
to 12 December 2018

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

Security Clearance
England > East of England
6 months to
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 121 144 107
Rank change year-on-year +23 -37 +16
Permanent jobs citing Security Cleared 256 263 345
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 2.58% 2.17% 2.65%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.12% 7.03% 9.35%
Number of salaries quoted 163 227 240
East of England median annual salary £60,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +33.33% +5.88% -15.00%
10th Percentile £29,750 £23,500 £20,925
90th Percentile £92,500 £75,500 £70,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £46,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% -3.23% +3.33%

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 2,808 3,740 3,688
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 28.30% 30.83% 28.28%
Number of salaries quoted 1,935 2,950 2,887
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.65% -1.44%
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £65,000 £65,950
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

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 12 December 2018.

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 12 December 2018. 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 +44 160 £60,000 +17.07% 28
Suffolk +29 43 £47,500 +82.69% 5
Cambridgeshire +1 30 £41,500 +12.16% 14
Essex +17 17 £52,500 +16.67% 19
Bedfordshire -7 6 £63,000 +80.00% 23
Security Cleared
England

For the 6 months to 12 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 East of England region with a requirement for Security Cleared.

1 175 (68.36%) SC Cleared
2 84 (32.81%) Agile Software Development
3 80 (31.25%) Migration
4 73 (28.52%) Data Migration
5 72 (28.13%) C#
6 68 (26.56%) SQL Server
7 64 (25.00%) SQL
8 61 (23.83%) Microsoft
8 61 (23.83%) Analytical Skills
9 60 (23.44%) Test Automation
10 58 (22.66%) DV Cleared
10 58 (22.66%) Problem-Solving
11 56 (21.88%) Data Quality
11 56 (21.88%) C
12 53 (20.70%) Windows
13 51 (19.92%) ETL
14 49 (19.14%) C++
15 47 (18.36%) XML
16 46 (17.97%) JIRA
17 44 (17.19%) Scaled Agile Framework
18 42 (16.41%) Python
19 40 (15.63%) ITIL
19 40 (15.63%) Java
20 39 (15.23%) TDD
21 37 (14.45%) Reference Data
21 37 (14.45%) PostgreSQL
22 36 (14.06%) Oracle
22 36 (14.06%) Linux
23 35 (13.67%) BDD
24 34 (13.28%) JSON

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 11 (4.30%) SharePoint
2 9 (3.52%) MS Exchange
3 6 (2.34%) Apache Pig
3 6 (2.34%) Confluence
4 4 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (1.56%) Skype for Business
5 3 (1.17%) ArcGIS
5 3 (1.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 3 (1.17%) Exchange Server 2000
5 3 (1.17%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (1.17%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (1.17%) IIS
5 3 (1.17%) Tomcat
5 3 (1.17%) WebLogic
6 2 (0.78%) OpenStack
6 2 (0.78%) ThingWorx
7 1 (0.39%) JBoss
7 1 (0.39%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.39%) WebSphere
Applications
1 21 (8.20%) Microsoft Project
2 19 (7.42%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 18 (7.03%) Microsoft Excel
4 11 (4.30%) Microsoft Office
5 4 (1.56%) Windchill
6 1 (0.39%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.39%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.39%) PTC Creo
Business Applications
1 6 (2.34%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 16 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (5.47%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.78%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.39%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.39%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.39%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (0.39%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 22 (8.59%) Firewall
2 15 (5.86%) TCP/IP
3 14 (5.47%) LAN
4 11 (4.30%) Broadband
4 11 (4.30%) Wireless
5 10 (3.91%) HTTP
5 10 (3.91%) SSL
5 10 (3.91%) VLAN
6 9 (3.52%) VPN
7 7 (2.73%) WAN
8 6 (2.34%) Cisco IOS
8 6 (2.34%) Intrusion Detection
8 6 (2.34%) NX-OS
9 5 (1.95%) DNS
9 5 (1.95%) Internet
9 5 (1.95%) OSPF
9 5 (1.95%) VoIP
10 4 (1.56%) IPsec
11 3 (1.17%) BGP
11 3 (1.17%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (26.56%) SQL Server
2 37 (14.45%) PostgreSQL
3 21 (8.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 20 (7.81%) Big Data
5 19 (7.42%) SQL Server 2016
6 17 (6.64%) MySQL
7 15 (5.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 7 (2.73%) RDBMS
8 7 (2.73%) Relational Database
9 6 (2.34%) Apache Hive
9 6 (2.34%) Hadoop
9 6 (2.34%) MongoDB
9 6 (2.34%) NoSQL
9 6 (2.34%) SQL Server 2008
10 5 (1.95%) Amazon RDS
10 5 (1.95%) Apache Cassandra
10 5 (1.95%) MariaDB
10 5 (1.95%) Oracle Database
10 5 (1.95%) Oracle Database 10g
10 5 (1.95%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 46 (17.97%) JIRA
2 21 (8.20%) Subversion
3 17 (6.64%) Jenkins
4 16 (6.25%) Selenium
5 10 (3.91%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 10 (3.91%) Visual Studio
6 9 (3.52%) Eclipse
7 8 (3.13%) JUnit
8 7 (2.73%) Bitbucket
8 7 (2.73%) Git (software)
8 7 (2.73%) git-flow
8 7 (2.73%) Maven
8 7 (2.73%) Robot Framework
9 6 (2.34%) Appium
9 6 (2.34%) CodeSonar
9 6 (2.34%) LoadRunner
9 6 (2.34%) SoapUI
9 6 (2.34%) Team Foundation Server
10 4 (1.56%) Rational DOORS
10 4 (1.56%) TeamCity
General
1 10 (3.91%) Finance
2 6 (2.34%) Telecoms
3 4 (1.56%) Military
4 3 (1.17%) Banking
4 3 (1.17%) Games
4 3 (1.17%) Legal
5 2 (0.78%) Advertising
5 2 (0.78%) Retail
6 1 (0.39%) Electronics
6 1 (0.39%) Front Office
6 1 (0.39%) Law
Job Titles
1 41 (16.02%) Developer
2 27 (10.55%) Data Migration Developer
3 25 (9.77%) Analyst
3 25 (9.77%) Consultant
3 25 (9.77%) Network Engineer
4 22 (8.59%) Project Manager
5 21 (8.20%) ETL Developer
5 21 (8.20%) Oracle Developer
5 21 (8.20%) Oracle ETL Developer
5 21 (8.20%) PostgreSQL Developer
5 21 (8.20%) Software Engineer
5 21 (8.20%) SQL Developer
5 21 (8.20%) SQL Server Developer
6 19 (7.42%) Data Consultant
6 19 (7.42%) Data Migration Consultant
6 19 (7.42%) Data Migration Lead
6 19 (7.42%) Migration Consultant
7 18 (7.03%) Architect
8 16 (6.25%) Scrum Master
8 16 (6.25%) ScrumMaster Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (18.36%) XML
2 34 (13.28%) JSON
3 23 (8.98%) HTML
4 19 (7.42%) .NET
5 13 (5.08%) ASP.NET
6 12 (4.69%) .NET Framework
7 11 (4.30%) RESTful
7 11 (4.30%) Web Services
8 10 (3.91%) XSD
9 8 (3.13%) REST
10 7 (2.73%) Java EE
10 7 (2.73%) RabbitMQ
10 7 (2.73%) SOAP
10 7 (2.73%) Spring
10 7 (2.73%) Spring MVC
11 6 (2.34%) DHTML
11 6 (2.34%) Flash
11 6 (2.34%) Hibernate
11 6 (2.34%) LAMP
11 6 (2.34%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 61 (23.83%) Analytical Skills
2 37 (14.45%) Reference Data
3 10 (3.91%) Driving Licence
4 9 (3.52%) Video Conferencing
5 6 (2.34%) Data Centre
5 6 (2.34%) Mobile App
6 5 (1.95%) Enterprise Storage
6 5 (1.95%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.56%) Client/Server
8 3 (1.17%) Blackberry
8 3 (1.17%) Cyber Defence
8 3 (1.17%) EMC VNX
8 3 (1.17%) iPhone
8 3 (1.17%) Self-Motivation
9 2 (0.78%) Cybercrime
9 2 (0.78%) e-Health
9 2 (0.78%) Security Operations Centre
10 1 (0.39%) Clustering
10 1 (0.39%) PKI
10 1 (0.39%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 53 (20.70%) Windows
2 36 (14.06%) Linux
3 11 (4.30%) Android
3 11 (4.30%) CentOS
3 11 (4.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 11 (4.30%) Windows Server
4 8 (3.13%) Apple iOS
5 7 (2.73%) Fedora
5 7 (2.73%) Ubuntu
5 7 (2.73%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (2.34%) Mac OS X
6 6 (2.34%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (1.95%) Unix
8 4 (1.56%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (1.17%) Windows 2000
9 3 (1.17%) Windows Phone
10 2 (0.78%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (32.81%) Agile Software Development
2 80 (31.25%) Migration
3 73 (28.52%) Data Migration
4 60 (23.44%) Test Automation
5 58 (22.66%) Problem-Solving
6 51 (19.92%) ETL
7 44 (17.19%) Scaled Agile Framework
8 40 (15.63%) ITIL
9 39 (15.23%) TDD
10 35 (13.67%) BDD
11 32 (12.50%) Software Engineering
12 31 (12.11%) Systems Engineering
13 30 (11.72%) Scrum
14 29 (11.33%) Data Analysis
14 29 (11.33%) Master Data Management
15 27 (10.55%) Data Mapping
15 27 (10.55%) Incident Management
16 25 (9.77%) Service Delivery
17 24 (9.38%) User Stories
18 23 (8.98%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 72 (28.13%) C#
2 64 (25.00%) SQL
3 56 (21.88%) C
4 49 (19.14%) C++
5 42 (16.41%) Python
6 40 (15.63%) Java
7 30 (11.72%) Bash Shell
8 27 (10.55%) PL/SQL
9 26 (10.16%) PowerShell
10 24 (9.38%) JavaScript
11 21 (8.20%) T-SQL
12 19 (7.42%) PHP
13 14 (5.47%) Objective-C
14 11 (4.30%) VBA
15 8 (3.13%) Perl
16 6 (2.34%) VB
16 6 (2.34%) XAML
17 3 (1.17%) Embedded C
17 3 (1.17%) Embedded C++
17 3 (1.17%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 175 (68.36%) SC Cleared
2 58 (22.66%) DV Cleared
3 34 (13.28%) Cisco Certification
4 28 (10.94%) CCNA
5 19 (7.42%) Degree
6 18 (7.03%) CISSP
7 16 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
8 13 (5.08%) MCSE
9 11 (4.30%) CompTIA Security+
9 11 (4.30%) GIAC
9 11 (4.30%) Linux+ Certification
9 11 (4.30%) Network+ Certification
9 11 (4.30%) SANS
9 11 (4.30%) SSCP
10 9 (3.52%) CCENT
10 9 (3.52%) CCNP
11 8 (3.13%) ISTQB
12 6 (2.34%) CREST Certified
13 5 (1.95%) Master's Degree
14 4 (1.56%) IISP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (21.88%) Data Quality
2 29 (11.33%) SLA
3 7 (2.73%) PCI DSS
4 6 (2.34%) GDPR
5 5 (1.95%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 3 (1.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.78%) GPG13
7 2 (0.78%) NIST 800
7 2 (0.78%) QA
7 2 (0.78%) RMADS
8 1 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 1 (0.39%) PMO
8 1 (0.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 19 (7.42%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (7.03%) Active Directory
3 15 (5.86%) Docker
4 10 (3.91%) VMware ESXi
5 7 (2.73%) VirtualBox
5 7 (2.73%) vSphere
5 7 (2.73%) Xen
6 5 (1.95%) NFS
6 5 (1.95%) Samba
7 3 (1.17%) XenApp
7 3 (1.17%) XenDesktop
8 2 (0.78%) ProxySG
8 2 (0.78%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (0.39%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.39%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 15 (5.86%) Puppet
2 9 (3.52%) SCCM
3 8 (3.13%) Ansible
3 8 (3.13%) Kubernetes
4 7 (2.73%) Docker Swarm
4 7 (2.73%) Nagios
4 7 (2.73%) OpenNMS
4 7 (2.73%) vCenter Server
4 7 (2.73%) ZABBIX
5 6 (2.34%) HP ALM
5 6 (2.34%) Salt
6 3 (1.17%) Data Guard
6 3 (1.17%) MAILsweeper
6 3 (1.17%) SCOrch
6 3 (1.17%) vRealize
6 3 (1.17%) vRealize Orchestrator
7 2 (0.78%) Backup Exec
7 2 (0.78%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (0.78%) QRadar
7 2 (0.78%) WSUS
Vendors
1 61 (23.83%) Microsoft
2 36 (14.06%) Oracle
3 30 (11.72%) Cisco
4 24 (9.38%) VMware
5 15 (5.86%) Talend
6 14 (5.47%) CheckPoint
7 13 (5.08%) Atlassian
7 13 (5.08%) F5
7 13 (5.08%) Juniper
8 11 (4.30%) Fortinet
8 11 (4.30%) Red Hat
9 10 (3.91%) BT
9 10 (3.91%) HP
10 8 (3.13%) EMC
10 8 (3.13%) NetApp
11 7 (2.73%) Cloudera
11 7 (2.73%) Hortonworks
11 7 (2.73%) SolarWinds
12 6 (2.34%) Citrix
13 5 (1.95%) Dell