Period
to 16 July 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 16 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Clearance
England > East of England
6 months to
16 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 133 134 101
Rank change year-on-year +1 -33 +8
Permanent jobs citing Security Cleared 281 283 403
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 2.31% 2.27% 2.84%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.35% 7.63% 9.62%
Number of salaries quoted 134 166 267
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +11.76% -22.73%
10th Percentile £24,700 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £78,750 £67,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £46,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +2.15% -2.11% -

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 3,364 3,711 4,191
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 27.63% 29.74% 29.50%
Number of salaries quoted 2,434 2,808 3,341
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.65% +1.18% -
10th Percentile £25,750 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +9.89% -4.21% +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 16 July 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 16 July 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 -7 127 £52,500 +10.53% 33
Cambridgeshire -24 59 £37,500 -21.05% 14
Suffolk +33 36 £57,500 +67.88% 6
Bedfordshire +31 33 £73,750 +68.57% 29
Essex +33 19 £45,750 +1.67% 19
Norfolk -2 7 £43,875 -7.14% 1
Security Cleared
England

For the 6 months to 16 July 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.

1 157 (55.87%) SC Cleared
2 76 (27.05%) C
3 61 (21.71%) DV Cleared
4 60 (21.35%) Windows
5 55 (19.57%) Python
6 46 (16.37%) Agile Software Development
7 45 (16.01%) ITIL
8 43 (15.30%) C#
8 43 (15.30%) Linux
9 42 (14.95%) Java
10 41 (14.59%) C++
11 39 (13.88%) SQL Server
11 39 (13.88%) Microsoft
12 38 (13.52%) SLA
13 33 (11.74%) SQL
14 32 (11.39%) Software Engineering
15 31 (11.03%) Test Automation
15 31 (11.03%) Cisco
16 30 (10.68%) Business Intelligence
16 30 (10.68%) Firewall
16 30 (10.68%) Migration
17 29 (10.32%) Data Migration
18 28 (9.96%) Cisco Certification
19 27 (9.61%) Microsoft Office
19 27 (9.61%) Degree
19 27 (9.61%) Self-Motivation
20 26 (9.25%) Electronics
21 25 (8.90%) Service Delivery
22 24 (8.54%) Analytical Skills
23 23 (8.19%) SDLC

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 4 (1.42%) Exchange Server 2013
1 4 (1.42%) Skype for Business
2 3 (1.07%) Apache Pig
2 3 (1.07%) Confluence
2 3 (1.07%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.36%) Apache
3 1 (0.36%) JBoss
3 1 (0.36%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (0.36%) WebSphere
Applications
1 27 (9.61%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (3.20%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (3.20%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 7 (2.49%) Microsoft Project
3 7 (2.49%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.71%) Simulink
5 1 (0.36%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (1.42%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.71%) Teamcenter
3 1 (0.36%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 14 (4.98%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (2.85%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (1.42%) Office 365
4 3 (1.07%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.36%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.36%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 30 (10.68%) Firewall
2 9 (3.20%) WAN
3 7 (2.49%) LAN
3 7 (2.49%) VPN
4 6 (2.14%) Broadband
4 6 (2.14%) Cisco Nexus
4 6 (2.14%) Network Security
4 6 (2.14%) VoIP
4 6 (2.14%) Wi-Fi
5 5 (1.78%) Cisco IOS
5 5 (1.78%) Ethernet
5 5 (1.78%) SSL
6 4 (1.42%) DNS
6 4 (1.42%) NetScaler
6 4 (1.42%) OSPF
6 4 (1.42%) Skype
7 3 (1.07%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (1.07%) Cisco ISE
7 3 (1.07%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 3 (1.07%) NX-OS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (13.88%) SQL Server
2 14 (4.98%) MySQL
3 10 (3.56%) Data Warehouse
4 9 (3.20%) Big Data
4 9 (3.20%) SQL Server 2008
5 8 (2.85%) Oracle Database
5 8 (2.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 7 (2.49%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (1.78%) Amazon RDS
7 5 (1.78%) Amazon Redshift
7 5 (1.78%) Apache Cassandra
7 5 (1.78%) MariaDB
7 5 (1.78%) Oracle Database 10g
7 5 (1.78%) Oracle Database 11g
7 5 (1.78%) Oracle Database 12c
8 4 (1.42%) SQL Server 2016
9 3 (1.07%) Apache Hive
9 3 (1.07%) Hadoop
9 3 (1.07%) MongoDB
9 3 (1.07%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 20 (7.12%) JIRA
2 14 (4.98%) Selenium
3 13 (4.63%) Jenkins
4 10 (3.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 7 (2.49%) TeamCity
5 7 (2.49%) Visual Studio
6 6 (2.14%) Zephyr
7 4 (1.42%) Git (software)
7 4 (1.42%) Rational DOORS
8 3 (1.07%) Appium
8 3 (1.07%) Bitbucket
8 3 (1.07%) Eclipse
8 3 (1.07%) git-flow
8 3 (1.07%) JUnit
8 3 (1.07%) LoadRunner
8 3 (1.07%) Maven
8 3 (1.07%) Rational Rhapsody
8 3 (1.07%) SoapUI
8 3 (1.07%) Subversion
8 3 (1.07%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 26 (9.25%) Electronics
2 15 (5.34%) Finance
3 14 (4.98%) Retail
4 11 (3.91%) Telecoms
5 10 (3.56%) Aerospace
6 7 (2.49%) Manufacturing
6 7 (2.49%) Military
7 6 (2.14%) Advertising
8 5 (1.78%) Legal
8 5 (1.78%) Local Government
9 2 (0.71%) Automotive
10 1 (0.36%) Banking
10 1 (0.36%) Law
10 1 (0.36%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 44 (15.66%) Analyst
2 34 (12.10%) Consultant
3 25 (8.90%) Service Analyst
4 23 (8.19%) Developer
5 21 (7.47%) Software Engineer
6 20 (7.12%) C++ Software Engineer
7 18 (6.41%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 18 (6.41%) Administrator
7 18 (6.41%) Embedded Engineer
7 18 (6.41%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 18 (6.41%) Service Desk Analyst
8 17 (6.05%) Embedded C++ Engineer
8 17 (6.05%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
9 15 (5.34%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
9 15 (5.34%) Architect
9 15 (5.34%) Data Scientist
9 15 (5.34%) IT Analyst
9 15 (5.34%) Network Engineer
9 15 (5.34%) Project Manager
10 14 (4.98%) Real Time Embedded Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (6.41%) .NET
2 13 (4.63%) XML
3 12 (4.27%) HTML
3 12 (4.27%) Natural Language Processing
4 8 (2.85%) ASP.NET
5 7 (2.49%) .NET Framework
6 6 (2.14%) CSS
7 4 (1.42%) AngularJS
7 4 (1.42%) Java EE
7 4 (1.42%) jQuery
7 4 (1.42%) JSON
7 4 (1.42%) SOAP
8 3 (1.07%) Django
8 3 (1.07%) Node.js
8 3 (1.07%) RabbitMQ
8 3 (1.07%) REST
8 3 (1.07%) Spring MVC
8 3 (1.07%) STL
8 3 (1.07%) WCF
8 3 (1.07%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 27 (9.61%) Self-Motivation
2 24 (8.54%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (5.69%) Computer Science
4 15 (5.34%) Video Conferencing
5 14 (4.98%) Management Information System
6 13 (4.63%) NHS
7 9 (3.20%) Reference Data
8 7 (2.49%) Data Centre
8 7 (2.49%) Embedded Systems
9 6 (2.14%) Cyberthreat
10 4 (1.42%) User Experience
11 3 (1.07%) Enterprise Storage
11 3 (1.07%) PKI
12 2 (0.71%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
12 2 (0.71%) iPad
12 2 (0.71%) Replication
13 1 (0.36%) ASIC
13 1 (0.36%) CCTV
13 1 (0.36%) EPoS
13 1 (0.36%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 60 (21.35%) Windows
2 43 (15.30%) Linux
3 16 (5.69%) Windows Server
4 15 (5.34%) Unix
5 12 (4.27%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (3.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 10 (3.56%) CentOS
7 10 (3.56%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (1.07%) Android
8 3 (1.07%) Apple iOS
8 3 (1.07%) Fedora
8 3 (1.07%) Mac OS X
8 3 (1.07%) Ubuntu
9 2 (0.71%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.36%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.36%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (16.37%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (16.01%) ITIL
3 32 (11.39%) Software Engineering
4 31 (11.03%) Test Automation
5 30 (10.68%) Business Intelligence
5 30 (10.68%) Migration
6 29 (10.32%) Data Migration
7 25 (8.90%) Service Delivery
8 23 (8.19%) SDLC
9 21 (7.47%) Incident Management
10 20 (7.12%) Scaled Agile Framework
10 20 (7.12%) TDD
11 19 (6.76%) Information Security
12 18 (6.41%) Analytics
12 18 (6.41%) Risk Management
13 17 (6.05%) Change Management
13 17 (6.05%) Data Science
13 17 (6.05%) Scrum
13 17 (6.05%) Service Management
13 17 (6.05%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 76 (27.05%) C
2 55 (19.57%) Python
3 43 (15.30%) C#
4 42 (14.95%) Java
5 41 (14.59%) C++
6 33 (11.74%) SQL
7 20 (7.12%) Embedded C
8 18 (6.41%) Bash Shell
9 15 (5.34%) Embedded C++
9 15 (5.34%) MATLAB
10 12 (4.27%) PL/SQL
10 12 (4.27%) PowerShell
10 12 (4.27%) R
11 11 (3.91%) JavaScript
12 9 (3.20%) PHP
13 6 (2.14%) T-SQL
14 3 (1.07%) Ada
14 3 (1.07%) Objective-C
14 3 (1.07%) VB
15 2 (0.71%) XAML
Qualifications
1 157 (55.87%) SC Cleared
2 61 (21.71%) DV Cleared
3 28 (9.96%) Cisco Certification
4 27 (9.61%) Degree
5 22 (7.83%) CCNA
6 19 (6.76%) CISSP
7 11 (3.91%) PhD
8 10 (3.56%) CISM
8 10 (3.56%) ISTQB
8 10 (3.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 9 (3.20%) BPSS Clearance
10 8 (2.85%) CCNP
11 6 (2.14%) CISMP
11 6 (2.14%) GIAC
11 6 (2.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 6 (2.14%) Linux+ Certification
11 6 (2.14%) MCSE
11 6 (2.14%) Microsoft Certification
11 6 (2.14%) Network+ Certification
11 6 (2.14%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (13.52%) SLA
2 13 (4.63%) Data Quality
3 11 (3.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 10 (3.56%) PMO
5 9 (3.20%) QA
6 8 (2.85%) ARP4754
7 5 (1.78%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 3 (1.07%) GDPR
8 3 (1.07%) RMADS
9 2 (0.71%) Def Stans
9 2 (0.71%) PCI DSS
10 1 (0.36%) ISO 9001
10 1 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 1 (0.36%) MISRA
10 1 (0.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 14 (4.98%) Active Directory
2 13 (4.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (3.20%) ProxySG
4 6 (2.14%) Docker
5 5 (1.78%) VMware Workstation
5 5 (1.78%) vSphere
6 3 (1.07%) NFS
6 3 (1.07%) Samba
6 3 (1.07%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (1.07%) VirtualBox
6 3 (1.07%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (1.07%) Xen
7 2 (0.71%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.36%) Firmware
8 1 (0.36%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.36%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 10 (3.56%) SCCM
2 6 (2.14%) Puppet
3 5 (1.78%) Backup Exec
3 5 (1.78%) WSUS
4 4 (1.42%) Ansible
5 3 (1.07%) Docker Swarm
5 3 (1.07%) HP ALM
5 3 (1.07%) Kubernetes
5 3 (1.07%) Nagios
5 3 (1.07%) OpenNMS
5 3 (1.07%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 3 (1.07%) Oracle RMAN
5 3 (1.07%) Salt
5 3 (1.07%) vCenter Server
5 3 (1.07%) ZABBIX
6 2 (0.71%) EMC Navisphere
7 1 (0.36%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.36%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.36%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.36%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 39 (13.88%) Microsoft
2 31 (11.03%) Cisco
3 19 (6.76%) Oracle
4 17 (6.05%) VMware
5 15 (5.34%) HP
6 11 (3.91%) Juniper
6 11 (3.91%) Red Hat
7 9 (3.20%) Blue Coat
7 9 (3.20%) CheckPoint
7 9 (3.20%) F5
8 8 (2.85%) Citrix
9 7 (2.49%) BT
9 7 (2.49%) EMC
10 6 (2.14%) Atlassian
10 6 (2.14%) Sophos
11 5 (1.78%) Capita
11 5 (1.78%) Kaspersky
12 4 (1.42%) Dell
12 4 (1.42%) NetApp
12 4 (1.42%) Palo Alto