Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Clearance
England > East of England
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 133 103 124
Rank change year-on-year -30 +21 -46
Permanent jobs citing Security Cleared 269 366 366
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 2.23% 2.79% 2.38%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.32% 9.84% 7.68%
Number of salaries quoted 226 261 332
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -15.00% -12.28%
10th Percentile £25,000 £21,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £76,250 £70,000 £77,500
England median annual salary £46,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -3.16% +5.56% -5.26%

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 3677 3720 4765
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 30.47% 28.32% 31.03%
Number of salaries quoted 2892 2933 3880
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.65% - +1.18%
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,600 £63,750
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +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 24 November 2017.

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 24 November 2017. 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 -66 117 £52,500 +16.67% 9
Cambridgeshire -20 69 £40,000 +6.67% 7
Norfolk - 38 £45,000 - 2
Bedfordshire +35 23 £35,000 -13.58% 5
Essex +20 12 £45,000 -10.00% 8
Suffolk +15 10 £26,000 -42.22%
Security Cleared
England

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, IT jobs citing Security Cleared also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the East of England region with a requirement for Security Cleared.

1 131 (48.70%) SC Cleared
2 85 (31.60%) DV Cleared
3 69 (25.65%) Java
4 67 (24.91%) Software Engineering
5 59 (21.93%) Windows
6 54 (20.07%) ITIL
7 49 (18.22%) Microsoft Office
8 46 (17.10%) Degree
9 45 (16.73%) Computer Science
10 41 (15.24%) C
10 41 (15.24%) Microsoft
11 39 (14.50%) Finance
12 37 (13.75%) Firewall
12 37 (13.75%) Python
13 36 (13.38%) Disaster Recovery
14 34 (12.64%) Computer Science Degree
15 33 (12.27%) Active Directory
16 31 (11.52%) Mathematics
16 31 (11.52%) Security Architecture
17 28 (10.41%) SLA
17 28 (10.41%) Business Intelligence
18 27 (10.04%) Cisco
19 26 (9.67%) C++
20 25 (9.29%) Cisco Certification
20 25 (9.29%) Electronics
20 25 (9.29%) Agile Software Development
21 24 (8.92%) Management Information System
21 24 (8.92%) Problem Management
21 24 (8.92%) Virtual Servers
22 23 (8.55%) Virtual Machines

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 20 (7.43%) Apache Spark
2 15 (5.58%) JBoss
3 4 (1.49%) Apache
4 3 (1.12%) IIS
5 2 (0.74%) K2 blackpearl
6 1 (0.37%) Confluence
6 1 (0.37%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.37%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.37%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.37%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.37%) WordPress
Applications
1 49 (18.22%) Microsoft Office
2 18 (6.69%) Spreadsheet
3 8 (2.97%) Microsoft Excel
4 5 (1.86%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (1.12%) Simulink
6 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.37%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 7 (2.60%) SAP HCM
1 7 (2.60%) SAP S/4HANA
2 5 (1.86%) SAP FI
2 5 (1.86%) SAP MM
2 5 (1.86%) SAP PP
3 3 (1.12%) SAP PM
4 2 (0.74%) Primavera
4 2 (0.74%) SAP PS
5 1 (0.37%) Maximo
5 1 (0.37%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.60%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (0.37%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 37 (13.75%) Firewall
2 23 (8.55%) VPN
3 21 (7.81%) LAN
4 20 (7.43%) SSL
5 12 (4.46%) WAN
6 11 (4.09%) BGP
6 11 (4.09%) Cisco ASA
7 10 (3.72%) OSPF
8 9 (3.35%) Internet
8 9 (3.35%) SAN
9 8 (2.97%) NAS
10 7 (2.60%) VLAN
11 6 (2.23%) NetScaler
11 6 (2.23%) TACACS
12 5 (1.86%) DNS
12 5 (1.86%) Wi-Fi
13 4 (1.49%) HTTP
14 3 (1.12%) Cisco IOS
14 3 (1.12%) TCP/IP
15 2 (0.74%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (7.81%) Hadoop
1 21 (7.81%) SQL Server
2 15 (5.58%) MySQL
3 10 (3.72%) Oracle Database
4 6 (2.23%) Relational Database
5 5 (1.86%) Geospatial Data
5 5 (1.86%) GIS
6 4 (1.49%) MarkLogic
6 4 (1.49%) NoSQL
7 2 (0.74%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (0.74%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (0.74%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.37%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 6 (2.23%) Git (software)
2 5 (1.86%) JIRA
3 4 (1.49%) Eclipse
3 4 (1.49%) Jenkins
3 4 (1.49%) Talend Open Studio
3 4 (1.49%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (1.49%) Zephyr
4 2 (0.74%) JMeter
4 2 (0.74%) LoadRunner
4 2 (0.74%) Rational Rhapsody
4 2 (0.74%) Subversion
5 1 (0.37%) LabVIEW
5 1 (0.37%) Visual Studio
General
1 39 (14.50%) Finance
2 25 (9.29%) Electronics
3 16 (5.95%) Telecoms
4 15 (5.58%) Aerospace
5 11 (4.09%) Manufacturing
6 8 (2.97%) Automotive
7 7 (2.60%) Retail
8 5 (1.86%) Legal
9 4 (1.49%) French Language
9 4 (1.49%) Marketing
9 4 (1.49%) Military
10 1 (0.37%) Law
Job Titles
1 59 (21.93%) Administrator
2 41 (15.24%) Developer
3 39 (14.50%) Analyst
4 21 (7.81%) Architect
5 20 (7.43%) Data Scientist
5 20 (7.43%) Service Analyst
6 19 (7.06%) Consultant
6 19 (7.06%) Java Developer
7 18 (6.69%) Software Engineer
8 13 (4.83%) Network Engineer
8 13 (4.83%) Support Engineer
8 13 (4.83%) Systems Administrator
9 12 (4.46%) DBA
10 11 (4.09%) C# Developer
10 11 (4.09%) Security Administrator
10 11 (4.09%) Security Architect
11 9 (3.35%) C++ Software Engineer
11 9 (3.35%) Embedded Engineer
11 9 (3.35%) Embedded Software Engineer
11 9 (3.35%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (6.32%) REST
2 16 (5.95%) .NET
3 8 (2.97%) Java EE
4 6 (2.23%) HTML
4 6 (2.23%) J2EE
4 6 (2.23%) JSON
4 6 (2.23%) SOAP
4 6 (2.23%) XML
5 4 (1.49%) JSF
5 4 (1.49%) XML Schema
5 4 (1.49%) XSD
5 4 (1.49%) XSLT
6 3 (1.12%) Middleware
7 2 (0.74%) DHTML
7 2 (0.74%) EJB
7 2 (0.74%) Hibernate
7 2 (0.74%) JavaBeans
7 2 (0.74%) JMS
7 2 (0.74%) ODBC
7 2 (0.74%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 45 (16.73%) Computer Science
2 24 (8.92%) Management Information System
3 16 (5.95%) Data Centre
4 8 (2.97%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (2.23%) CESG
6 5 (1.86%) Algorithms
7 4 (1.49%) Driving Licence
7 4 (1.49%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.12%) PKI
9 2 (0.74%) PMI
10 1 (0.37%) Cyber Attack
10 1 (0.37%) Cyberthreat
10 1 (0.37%) Fintech
10 1 (0.37%) Freedom of Information
10 1 (0.37%) Internet of Things
10 1 (0.37%) Linux Command Line
10 1 (0.37%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 59 (21.93%) Windows
2 13 (4.83%) Linux
2 13 (4.83%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (2.97%) Windows XP
4 4 (1.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (1.49%) Windows Server
5 3 (1.12%) Embedded Linux
5 3 (1.12%) Unix
6 2 (0.74%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.37%) AIX
7 1 (0.37%) Solaris
7 1 (0.37%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.37%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (24.91%) Software Engineering
2 54 (20.07%) ITIL
3 36 (13.38%) Disaster Recovery
4 31 (11.52%) Mathematics
4 31 (11.52%) Security Architecture
5 28 (10.41%) Business Intelligence
6 25 (9.29%) Agile Software Development
7 24 (8.92%) Problem Management
8 23 (8.55%) Machine Learning
8 23 (8.55%) SDLC
8 23 (8.55%) Service Management
9 22 (8.18%) Signal Processing
10 20 (7.43%) Incident Management
11 19 (7.06%) Mentoring
11 19 (7.06%) Service Delivery
12 18 (6.69%) ITSM
12 18 (6.69%) Proactive Management
13 17 (6.32%) Project Management
13 17 (6.32%) Unit Testing
14 13 (4.83%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 69 (25.65%) Java
2 41 (15.24%) C
3 37 (13.75%) Python
4 26 (9.67%) C++
5 22 (8.18%) SQL
6 21 (7.81%) C#
7 20 (7.43%) R
7 20 (7.43%) Scala
8 18 (6.69%) JavaScript
9 14 (5.20%) PL/SQL
10 7 (2.60%) Ada
11 6 (2.23%) MATLAB
12 5 (1.86%) Embedded C
12 5 (1.86%) Embedded C++
12 5 (1.86%) PHP
13 4 (1.49%) SPARQL
13 4 (1.49%) XPath
13 4 (1.49%) XQuery
14 3 (1.12%) Perl
14 3 (1.12%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 131 (48.70%) SC Cleared
2 85 (31.60%) DV Cleared
3 46 (17.10%) Degree
4 34 (12.64%) Computer Science Degree
5 25 (9.29%) Cisco Certification
6 23 (8.55%) CompTIA Security+
6 23 (8.55%) Security+ Certification
7 19 (7.06%) CCNP
8 10 (3.72%) JNCIS
9 9 (3.35%) ISTQB
10 7 (2.60%) CCNA
10 7 (2.60%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 6 (2.23%) CCDP
11 6 (2.23%) CCSA
11 6 (2.23%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 5 (1.86%) APMP
12 5 (1.86%) ISEB
13 4 (1.49%) BC Cleared
13 4 (1.49%) CISM
13 4 (1.49%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (10.41%) SLA
2 11 (4.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (2.97%) QA
4 7 (2.60%) MISRA
5 5 (1.86%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 5 (1.86%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 4 (1.49%) ISO 9001
7 3 (1.12%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 3 (1.12%) PCI DSS
8 2 (0.74%) PMO
9 1 (0.37%) Def Stans
9 1 (0.37%) GPG13
System Software
1 33 (12.27%) Active Directory
2 24 (8.92%) Virtual Servers
3 23 (8.55%) Virtual Machines
4 10 (3.72%) Hyper-V
5 5 (1.86%) Firmware
6 3 (1.12%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (1.12%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1 (0.37%) VMware NSX
7 1 (0.37%) vSphere
7 1 (0.37%) XenApp
7 1 (0.37%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.37%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 10 (3.72%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 10 (3.72%) Oracle RMAN
2 8 (2.97%) EMC Navisphere
3 2 (0.74%) Ansible
3 2 (0.74%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.74%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.74%) Puppet
4 1 (0.37%) AirWatch
4 1 (0.37%) BMC PATROL
4 1 (0.37%) Cisco CME
4 1 (0.37%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.37%) SCCM
4 1 (0.37%) vRealize
Vendors
1 41 (15.24%) Microsoft
2 27 (10.04%) Cisco
3 23 (8.55%) Oracle
4 21 (7.81%) HP
5 18 (6.69%) Juniper
5 18 (6.69%) SAP
6 13 (4.83%) VMware
7 11 (4.09%) Splunk
8 9 (3.35%) F5
9 8 (2.97%) EMC
9 8 (2.97%) Intel
10 7 (2.60%) Blue Coat
10 7 (2.60%) Citrix
11 5 (1.86%) CheckPoint
12 4 (1.49%) CA
12 4 (1.49%) Talend
13 3 (1.12%) Atlassian
13 3 (1.12%) Brocade
13 3 (1.12%) Fortinet
13 3 (1.12%) Palo Alto