Period
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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 1 July 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Clearance
England > East of England
6 months to
1 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 54 54 94
Rank change year-on-year 0 +40 -25
Permanent jobs citing Security Cleared 384 190 107
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 5.13% 4.20% 2.95%
As % of the Qualifications category 13.31% 15.14% 11.40%
Number of salaries quoted 189 104 86
10th Percentile £32,500 £45,000 £27,500
25th Percentile £41,250 £52,500 £38,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £65,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year -19.23% +23.81% +23.53%
75th Percentile £65,000 £72,813 £65,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £77,500 £92,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £56,914 £52,500
% change year-on-year -3.36% +8.41% +0.96%

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 2,886 1,255 939
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 38.54% 27.77% 25.86%
Number of salaries quoted 842 582 659
10th Percentile £29,000 £31,000 £26,605
25th Percentile £36,250 £37,500 £35,428
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year - - +11.11%
75th Percentile £62,500 £65,000 £62,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £77,500 £73,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%

Security Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing Security Cleared as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing Security Cleared in the East of England over the 6 months to 1 July 2022.

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 1 July 2022. 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
Jobs
Hertfordshire -16 166 £60,000 -7.69% 30
Cambridgeshire +31 117 £50,000 -16.67% 15
Essex -33 45 £40,000 -40.74% 5
Bedfordshire -1 23 £53,750 - 9
Suffolk +4 22 £54,000 -1.82% 3
Norfolk - 15 £60,000 - 1
Security Cleared
England

For the 6 months to 1 July 2022, 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.

1 244 (63.54%) SC Cleared
2 185 (48.18%) Social Skills
3 134 (34.90%) ITIL
4 108 (28.13%) Service Delivery
5 97 (25.26%) SLA
6 93 (24.22%) Incident Management
7 90 (23.44%) Cisco
8 86 (22.40%) Microsoft
9 83 (21.61%) Degree
10 71 (18.49%) Public Sector
11 68 (17.71%) Agile
12 67 (17.45%) Aerospace
13 63 (16.41%) Firewall
13 63 (16.41%) DV Cleared
14 62 (16.15%) CheckPoint
15 61 (15.89%) F5
16 60 (15.63%) Azure
16 60 (15.63%) Change Management
17 59 (15.36%) Windows
18 58 (15.10%) Problem-Solving
19 57 (14.84%) SQL
20 53 (13.80%) Palo Alto
21 50 (13.02%) Project Management
21 50 (13.02%) AWS
21 50 (13.02%) Fortinet
22 45 (11.72%) HP
23 43 (11.20%) Cybersecurity
24 42 (10.94%) Mathematics
25 41 (10.68%) Windows Server
26 40 (10.42%) Service Design

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 13 (3.39%) SharePoint
2 8 (2.08%) NetWeaver
2 8 (2.08%) Skype for Business
3 5 (1.30%) ArcGIS
4 2 (0.52%) MS Exchange
4 2 (0.52%) WordPress
5 1 (0.26%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.26%) Confluence
5 1 (0.26%) IIS
Applications
1 19 (4.95%) Microsoft Excel
2 16 (4.17%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (1.82%) Microsoft Project
4 6 (1.56%) Simulink
5 3 (0.78%) Abaqus
5 3 (0.78%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (1.04%) NetSuite
1 4 (1.04%) Primavera
1 4 (1.04%) SystmOne
1 4 (1.04%) Teamcenter
2 2 (0.52%) Magento
2 2 (0.52%) Shopify
3 1 (0.26%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.26%) SAP BPC
3 1 (0.26%) SAP R/3
3 1 (0.26%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 60 (15.63%) Azure
2 50 (13.02%) AWS
3 24 (6.25%) Microsoft 365
4 12 (3.13%) Amazon EC2
4 12 (3.13%) Amazon S3
4 12 (3.13%) AWS Lambda
4 12 (3.13%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 10 (2.60%) Serverless
6 9 (2.34%) Azure Active Directory
6 9 (2.34%) GCP
7 8 (2.08%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 8 (2.08%) Azure Cosmos DB
7 8 (2.08%) OneDrive
7 8 (2.08%) Route 53
8 5 (1.30%) Azure Sentinel
9 4 (1.04%) Amazon ECS
9 4 (1.04%) AWS CodeBuild
9 4 (1.04%) AWS CodeCommit
9 4 (1.04%) AWS CodePipeline
9 4 (1.04%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 63 (16.41%) Firewall
2 40 (10.42%) Wireless
3 36 (9.38%) SD-WAN
4 35 (9.11%) Cisco Nexus
5 32 (8.33%) NetScaler
6 29 (7.55%) Cisco ASA
6 29 (7.55%) Cisco Firepower
7 26 (6.77%) Cisco Wireless
8 21 (5.47%) DNS
9 17 (4.43%) HTTP
9 17 (4.43%) WAN
10 16 (4.17%) SSL
11 14 (3.65%) Network Security
12 13 (3.39%) Broadband
13 12 (3.13%) DHCP
14 10 (2.60%) IP Telephony
14 10 (2.60%) Softphone
14 10 (2.60%) Unified Communications
15 9 (2.34%) Intrusion Detection
15 9 (2.34%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (6.77%) NoSQL
2 22 (5.73%) SQL Server
3 15 (3.91%) Elasticsearch
4 10 (2.60%) Amazon RDS
4 10 (2.60%) Big Data
4 10 (2.60%) DynamoDB
4 10 (2.60%) Relational Database
5 8 (2.08%) PostgreSQL
5 8 (2.08%) SAP HANA
6 4 (1.04%) Electronic Patient Records
6 4 (1.04%) MySQL
6 4 (1.04%) Power BI
7 2 (0.52%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.26%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.26%) Metadata
8 1 (0.26%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.26%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.26%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.26%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 25 (6.51%) Git (software)
2 9 (2.34%) Jenkins
3 4 (1.04%) JIRA
3 4 (1.04%) Rational DOORS
3 4 (1.04%) Rational Rhapsody
3 4 (1.04%) Subversion
4 2 (0.52%) Burp Suite
4 2 (0.52%) Metasploit
4 2 (0.52%) webpack
5 1 (0.26%) Babel
5 1 (0.26%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.26%) GitLab
5 1 (0.26%) Gradle
5 1 (0.26%) Maven
5 1 (0.26%) Mocha
General
1 185 (48.18%) Social Skills
2 71 (18.49%) Public Sector
3 67 (17.45%) Aerospace
4 29 (7.55%) Analytical Skills
4 29 (7.55%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 27 (7.03%) Telecoms
6 25 (6.51%) Finance
7 23 (5.99%) Military
8 19 (4.95%) Marketing
9 14 (3.65%) Manufacturing
9 14 (3.65%) Police
10 13 (3.39%) Law
11 12 (3.13%) Influencing Skills
12 10 (2.60%) Banking
12 10 (2.60%) Electronics
13 8 (2.08%) Publishing
14 7 (1.82%) Presentation Skills
15 6 (1.56%) Avionics
15 6 (1.56%) Organisational Skills
15 6 (1.56%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 43 (11.20%) Network Engineer
2 32 (8.33%) Analyst
3 30 (7.81%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 30 (7.81%) Systems Engineer
4 24 (6.25%) Consultant
4 24 (6.25%) Software Engineer
5 22 (5.73%) NOC Engineer
6 17 (4.43%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 15 (3.91%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
7 15 (3.91%) Delivery Manager
8 14 (3.65%) Cloud Engineer
8 14 (3.65%) Developer
8 14 (3.65%) Security Engineer
9 13 (3.39%) Architect
9 13 (3.39%) Business Change Consultant
9 13 (3.39%) Business Consultant
9 13 (3.39%) Change Consultant
9 13 (3.39%) Project Manager
10 12 (3.13%) Incident Analyst
10 12 (3.13%) Major Incident Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (6.77%) .NET
2 25 (6.51%) CSS
2 25 (6.51%) HTML
3 17 (4.43%) Node.js
4 16 (4.17%) Angular 2
4 16 (4.17%) AngularJS
4 16 (4.17%) ASP.NET
4 16 (4.17%) Ruby on Rails
5 10 (2.60%) JSON
5 10 (2.60%) Kafka
6 8 (2.08%) .NET Framework
6 8 (2.08%) Ajax
6 8 (2.08%) ASP.NET Web API
6 8 (2.08%) Entity Framework
6 8 (2.08%) Kendo UI
6 8 (2.08%) Razor View Engine
6 8 (2.08%) SAP Basis
6 8 (2.08%) WCF
6 8 (2.08%) Web Services
6 8 (2.08%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 36 (9.38%) Management Information System
2 33 (8.59%) Self-Motivation
3 29 (7.55%) Data Centre
4 23 (5.99%) Cyberattack
5 17 (4.43%) Cyber Defence
5 17 (4.43%) FPGA
6 15 (3.91%) NHS
7 13 (3.39%) VHDL
7 13 (3.39%) Virtual Team
8 12 (3.13%) Cyberthreat
8 12 (3.13%) Security Operations Centre
9 9 (2.34%) Analytical Mindset
10 8 (2.08%) Algorithms
10 8 (2.08%) Replication
11 7 (1.82%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 7 (1.82%) IoT
12 6 (1.56%) ASIC
13 4 (1.04%) CSOC
13 4 (1.04%) Hackathon
13 4 (1.04%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 59 (15.36%) Windows
2 41 (10.68%) Windows Server
3 30 (7.81%) Windows Server 2012
4 21 (5.47%) Windows Server 2016
5 20 (5.21%) Windows Server 2008
6 15 (3.91%) Linux
7 14 (3.65%) Windows Server 2019
8 6 (1.56%) Windows 10
9 5 (1.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (1.30%) Unix
10 3 (0.78%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 3 (0.78%) Windows 7
11 2 (0.52%) Apple iOS
11 2 (0.52%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 134 (34.90%) ITIL
2 108 (28.13%) Service Delivery
3 93 (24.22%) Incident Management
4 68 (17.71%) Agile
5 60 (15.63%) Change Management
6 58 (15.10%) Problem-Solving
7 50 (13.02%) Project Management
8 43 (11.20%) Cybersecurity
9 42 (10.94%) Mathematics
10 40 (10.42%) Service Design
11 39 (10.16%) Service Management
12 38 (9.90%) Migration
12 38 (9.90%) Software Engineering
13 37 (9.64%) DevOps
14 30 (7.81%) Physics
15 29 (7.55%) Information Security
16 27 (7.03%) Information Management
17 25 (6.51%) Analytics
17 25 (6.51%) Computer Science
17 25 (6.51%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 57 (14.84%) SQL
2 36 (9.38%) Java
3 34 (8.85%) PowerShell
4 30 (7.81%) JavaScript
5 22 (5.73%) C
6 20 (5.21%) C#
6 20 (5.21%) Python
7 17 (4.43%) Go
8 16 (4.17%) Ruby
9 13 (3.39%) MATLAB
10 12 (3.13%) C++
10 12 (3.13%) T-SQL
10 12 (3.13%) TypeScript
11 9 (2.34%) Bash
12 4 (1.04%) Delphi
12 4 (1.04%) Groovy
12 4 (1.04%) VBA
13 2 (0.52%) ES6
13 2 (0.52%) PHP
14 1 (0.26%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 244 (63.54%) SC Cleared
2 83 (21.61%) Degree
3 63 (16.41%) DV Cleared
4 38 (9.90%) Cisco Certification
5 27 (7.03%) CCNA
6 26 (6.77%) Microsoft Certification
7 23 (5.99%) CISSP
8 22 (5.73%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 21 (5.47%) DBS Check
10 17 (4.43%) CCNP
11 14 (3.65%) BPSS Clearance
11 14 (3.65%) Computer Science Degree
12 10 (2.60%) MCSA
12 10 (2.60%) PhD
13 9 (2.34%) CISA
13 9 (2.34%) CompTIA Security+
14 8 (2.08%) SAP Certification
15 7 (1.82%) GIAC
15 7 (1.82%) ITIL Certification
15 7 (1.82%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 97 (25.26%) SLA
2 22 (5.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 14 (3.65%) QA
4 13 (3.39%) GDPR
5 6 (1.56%) Cyber Essentials
5 6 (1.56%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 5 (1.30%) Accessibility
6 5 (1.30%) Data Quality
6 5 (1.30%) PMO
7 4 (1.04%) GRC
7 4 (1.04%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 3 (0.78%) NIST
8 3 (0.78%) PCI DSS
9 2 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 2 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 1 (0.26%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 1 (0.26%) ISO 9001
10 1 (0.26%) NCSC
System Software
1 32 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 29 (7.55%) Active Directory
3 21 (5.47%) Docker
4 18 (4.69%) Firmware
5 12 (3.13%) vSphere
6 9 (2.34%) Virtual Machines
7 8 (2.08%) VMware Workstation
8 6 (1.56%) VMware ESXi
8 6 (1.56%) XenDesktop
9 5 (1.30%) Hyper-V
10 2 (0.52%) Slurm Workload Manager
11 1 (0.26%) KVM
11 1 (0.26%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 21 (5.47%) SCCM
2 20 (5.21%) FortiGate
3 13 (3.39%) Microsoft Intune
4 11 (2.86%) Terraform
5 10 (2.60%) Kibana
6 9 (2.34%) Active Directory Federation Services
6 9 (2.34%) Ansible
7 8 (2.08%) Backup Exec
7 8 (2.08%) N-central
7 8 (2.08%) WSUS
8 7 (1.82%) CSIRT
9 6 (1.56%) SCOM
10 4 (1.04%) Consul
10 4 (1.04%) Kubernetes
10 4 (1.04%) Opscode Chef
10 4 (1.04%) Packer
10 4 (1.04%) Puppet
11 2 (0.52%) Nessus
11 2 (0.52%) QRadar
12 1 (0.26%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 90 (23.44%) Cisco
2 86 (22.40%) Microsoft
3 62 (16.15%) CheckPoint
4 61 (15.89%) F5
5 53 (13.80%) Palo Alto
6 50 (13.02%) Fortinet
7 45 (11.72%) HP
8 35 (9.11%) VMware
9 20 (5.21%) NEC
9 20 (5.21%) Northgate
10 15 (3.91%) Citrix
11 12 (3.13%) Oracle
12 11 (2.86%) SAP
13 9 (2.34%) BT
14 8 (2.08%) CloudEndure
14 8 (2.08%) FireEye
14 8 (2.08%) Kaspersky
14 8 (2.08%) SolarWinds
14 8 (2.08%) Sophos
14 8 (2.08%) Splunk