Period
to 9 July 2020

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 9 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Clearance
England > East of England
6 months to
9 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 88 64 135
Rank change year-on-year -24 +71 +6
Permanent jobs citing Security Cleared 103 307 282
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 2.88% 4.03% 2.29%
As % of the Qualifications category 11.17% 14.16% 8.11%
Number of salaries quoted 82 277 137
Median annual salary £52,500 £42,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.53% -15.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,250 £23,100
90th Percentile £92,500 £92,500 £78,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% +10.53% -

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 922 2,168 3,477
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 25.80% 28.49% 28.18%
Number of salaries quoted 637 1,608 2,527
Median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - +4.65%
10th Percentile £26,575 £26,000 £26,000
90th Percentile £73,000 £75,000 £70,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +11.11%

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 9 July 2020.

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 9 July 2020. 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 -13 63 £55,000 +29.41% 36
Essex -5 20 £46,500 -11.43% 4
Suffolk +12 12 £47,500 +11.76% 4
Cambridgeshire +19 5 £55,000 +35.80% 6
Bedfordshire +25 3 £57,500 +43.75% 11
Security Cleared
England

For the 6 months to 9 July 2020, 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 69 (66.99%) SC Cleared
2 38 (36.89%) Migration
3 35 (33.98%) Problem-Solving
4 34 (33.01%) Microsoft
4 34 (33.01%) Data Migration
5 25 (24.27%) Agile Software Development
5 25 (24.27%) Analytical Skills
6 24 (23.30%) DV Cleared
7 23 (22.33%) ETL
8 20 (19.42%) SQL
8 20 (19.42%) SQL Server
9 19 (18.45%) C#
10 17 (16.50%) C
10 17 (16.50%) Windows
11 16 (15.53%) Linux
11 16 (15.53%) Degree
12 15 (14.56%) JIRA
12 15 (14.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 15 (14.56%) Active Directory
12 15 (14.56%) Firewall
13 14 (13.59%) C++
13 14 (13.59%) Oracle
13 14 (13.59%) Scaled Agile Framework
13 14 (13.59%) Public Sector
14 13 (12.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 12 (11.65%) PostgreSQL
15 12 (11.65%) IBM
15 12 (11.65%) Firmware
15 12 (11.65%) Talend
15 12 (11.65%) IBM InfoSphere

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 (3.88%) IIS
1 4 (3.88%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.94%) Confluence
3 1 (0.97%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.97%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (6.80%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.94%) OrCAD
3 1 (0.97%) Gephi
3 1 (0.97%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.97%) Simulink
3 1 (0.97%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 1 (0.97%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.85%) Office 365
2 3 (2.91%) AWS
3 2 (1.94%) OneDrive
3 2 (1.94%) SaaS
4 1 (0.97%) Azure
4 1 (0.97%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 15 (14.56%) Firewall
2 4 (3.88%) LAN
3 3 (2.91%) DNS
3 3 (2.91%) MPLS
3 3 (2.91%) Wireshark
4 2 (1.94%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (1.94%) Cisco IOS
4 2 (1.94%) Skype
4 2 (1.94%) VPN
5 1 (0.97%) 4G
5 1 (0.97%) BGP
5 1 (0.97%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (0.97%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.97%) HTTP
5 1 (0.97%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.97%) OSPF
5 1 (0.97%) SAN
5 1 (0.97%) Software-Defined Radio
5 1 (0.97%) SSL
5 1 (0.97%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (19.42%) SQL Server
2 13 (12.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 12 (11.65%) IBM InfoSphere
3 12 (11.65%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (4.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (2.91%) MySQL
6 2 (1.94%) Amazon RDS
6 2 (1.94%) Big Data
6 2 (1.94%) Blockchain
6 2 (1.94%) MongoDB
6 2 (1.94%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.97%) Apache Hive
7 1 (0.97%) Impala
7 1 (0.97%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.97%) PolyBase
7 1 (0.97%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.97%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.97%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (0.97%) SQL Server 2016
7 1 (0.97%) SQL Server 2017
Development Applications
1 15 (14.56%) JIRA
2 7 (6.80%) Git (software)
3 6 (5.83%) Jenkins
3 6 (5.83%) Selenium
4 4 (3.88%) Buildbot
4 4 (3.88%) Cucumber
4 4 (3.88%) Hudson
4 4 (3.88%) PVCS
4 4 (3.88%) Subversion
5 3 (2.91%) Bitbucket
5 3 (2.91%) Burp Suite
5 3 (2.91%) Fiddler
5 3 (2.91%) git-flow
5 3 (2.91%) Visual Studio
6 2 (1.94%) Appium
6 2 (1.94%) eggPlant
6 2 (1.94%) IDA Disassembler
6 2 (1.94%) SoapUI
6 2 (1.94%) TestRail
6 2 (1.94%) Zephyr
General
1 14 (13.59%) Public Sector
2 10 (9.71%) Law
3 9 (8.74%) Electronics
4 6 (5.83%) Legal
5 2 (1.94%) Games
6 1 (0.97%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.97%) Avionics
6 1 (0.97%) Military
6 1 (0.97%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (17.48%) Developer
2 14 (13.59%) C# Developer
2 14 (13.59%) Consultant
3 12 (11.65%) Data Migration Developer
3 12 (11.65%) ETL Developer
3 12 (11.65%) Oracle Developer
3 12 (11.65%) Oracle ETL Developer
3 12 (11.65%) PostgreSQL Developer
3 12 (11.65%) SQL Developer
3 12 (11.65%) SQL Server Developer
4 11 (10.68%) Data Consultant
4 11 (10.68%) Data Migration Consultant
4 11 (10.68%) Data Migration Lead
4 11 (10.68%) Migration Consultant
5 8 (7.77%) 2nd Line Support
5 8 (7.77%) Firmware Engineer
5 8 (7.77%) Senior Firmware Engineer
6 7 (6.80%) IT Support
6 7 (6.80%) IT Technician
6 7 (6.80%) Service Desk Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.83%) AngularJS
1 6 (5.83%) HTML
2 4 (3.88%) .NET
2 4 (3.88%) CSS
2 4 (3.88%) HTML5
2 4 (3.88%) Sass
3 3 (2.91%) .NET Framework
3 3 (2.91%) Java EE
3 3 (2.91%) XML
4 2 (1.94%) JSON
4 2 (1.94%) OpenGL
4 2 (1.94%) STL
4 2 (1.94%) Web Services
5 1 (0.97%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.97%) DirectX
5 1 (0.97%) Elastic Stack
5 1 (0.97%) Kafka
5 1 (0.97%) MFC
5 1 (0.97%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 25 (24.27%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (10.68%) Management Information System
3 9 (8.74%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 7 (6.80%) Mobile App
5 4 (3.88%) VHDL
6 3 (2.91%) Cyber Defence
7 2 (1.94%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.94%) Data Centre
7 2 (1.94%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (0.97%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.97%) Analytical Mindset
8 1 (0.97%) Clustering
8 1 (0.97%) Cyber Kill Chain
8 1 (0.97%) Cybercrime
8 1 (0.97%) Cyberthreat
8 1 (0.97%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (0.97%) NHS
8 1 (0.97%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.97%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 17 (16.50%) Windows
2 16 (15.53%) Linux
3 8 (7.77%) Windows Server
4 5 (4.85%) Windows 10
5 4 (3.88%) Windows 7
6 3 (2.91%) CentOS
6 3 (2.91%) Ubuntu
6 3 (2.91%) Windows 8
7 2 (1.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (1.94%) Solaris
7 2 (1.94%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (1.94%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (1.94%) Windows Vista
8 1 (0.97%) AIX
8 1 (0.97%) Fedora
8 1 (0.97%) HPUX
8 1 (0.97%) Windows Server 2016
8 1 (0.97%) Windows Server 2019
8 1 (0.97%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (36.89%) Migration
2 35 (33.98%) Problem-Solving
3 34 (33.01%) Data Migration
4 25 (24.27%) Agile Software Development
5 23 (22.33%) ETL
6 14 (13.59%) Scaled Agile Framework
7 12 (11.65%) Cybersecurity
8 11 (10.68%) Data Analysis
8 11 (10.68%) Master Data Management
8 11 (10.68%) Project Delivery
9 10 (9.71%) Line Management
10 8 (7.77%) Collaborative Working
10 8 (7.77%) Information Security
10 8 (7.77%) ITIL
10 8 (7.77%) Scrum
11 7 (6.80%) Kanban
11 7 (6.80%) Mathematics
11 7 (6.80%) Physics
12 6 (5.83%) Reverse Engineering
12 6 (5.83%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 20 (19.42%) SQL
2 19 (18.45%) C#
3 17 (16.50%) C
4 14 (13.59%) C++
5 10 (9.71%) PowerShell
6 9 (8.74%) JavaScript
7 8 (7.77%) Python
8 7 (6.80%) Bash Shell
8 7 (6.80%) Java
9 5 (4.85%) VB
10 3 (2.91%) Apple Swift
10 3 (2.91%) Go
10 3 (2.91%) MATLAB
10 3 (2.91%) Objective-C
11 2 (1.94%) PHP
12 1 (0.97%) Ada
12 1 (0.97%) Fortran
12 1 (0.97%) Perl
12 1 (0.97%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.97%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 69 (66.99%) SC Cleared
2 24 (23.30%) DV Cleared
3 16 (15.53%) Degree
4 5 (4.85%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (4.85%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (3.88%) CCNA
5 4 (3.88%) CISSP
5 4 (3.88%) ISTQB
6 3 (2.91%) CISM
7 2 (1.94%) CEH
7 2 (1.94%) CESG Certified Professional
7 2 (1.94%) CISMP
7 2 (1.94%) GIAC
7 2 (1.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (1.94%) Linux+ Certification
7 2 (1.94%) MCSA
7 2 (1.94%) MCSE
7 2 (1.94%) Network+ Certification
7 2 (1.94%) PhD
7 2 (1.94%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (14.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (10.68%) Data Quality
3 10 (9.71%) QA
4 1 (0.97%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (0.97%) Def Stans
4 1 (0.97%) IASME
4 1 (0.97%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 1 (0.97%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 1 (0.97%) JSP 440
4 1 (0.97%) NCSC
4 1 (0.97%) NIST
4 1 (0.97%) NIST 800
4 1 (0.97%) RMADS
4 1 (0.97%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (14.56%) Active Directory
2 12 (11.65%) Firmware
3 7 (6.80%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (3.88%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.97%) Apache Flume
5 1 (0.97%) Citrix Hypervisor
5 1 (0.97%) Docker
5 1 (0.97%) NFS
5 1 (0.97%) Samba
5 1 (0.97%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.97%) VirtualBox
5 1 (0.97%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.97%) Xen
Systems Management
1 6 (5.83%) SCCM
2 2 (1.94%) HP ALM
2 2 (1.94%) WSUS
3 1 (0.97%) Ansible
3 1 (0.97%) Docker Swarm
3 1 (0.97%) Kibana
3 1 (0.97%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.97%) Nagios
3 1 (0.97%) Oozie
3 1 (0.97%) OpenNMS
3 1 (0.97%) Puppet
3 1 (0.97%) vCenter Server
3 1 (0.97%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 34 (33.01%) Microsoft
2 14 (13.59%) Oracle
3 12 (11.65%) IBM
3 12 (11.65%) Talend
4 8 (7.77%) VMware
5 5 (4.85%) Cisco
6 4 (3.88%) HP
6 4 (3.88%) ServiceNow
6 4 (3.88%) Spiceworks
7 3 (2.91%) Juniper
8 2 (1.94%) Altera
8 2 (1.94%) Atlassian
8 2 (1.94%) Dell
8 2 (1.94%) Red Hat
8 2 (1.94%) Remedy
8 2 (1.94%) Xilinx
9 1 (0.97%) Aruba
9 1 (0.97%) Hortonworks
9 1 (0.97%) SolarWinds
9 1 (0.97%) Splunk