Period
to 16 February 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 16 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Clearance
England > East of England
6 months to
16 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 83 108 137
Rank change year-on-year +25 +29 +1
Permanent jobs citing Security Cleared 201 264 282
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 3.37% 2.89% 2.27%
As % of the Qualifications category 13.43% 10.15% 7.49%
Number of salaries quoted 169 179 241
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +16.67% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,750 £22,000
90th Percentile £90,500 £80,500 £78,750
England median annual salary £51,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.00% +11.11% -

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 1,497 2,601 3,765
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 25.13% 28.44% 30.37%
Number of salaries quoted 1,050 1,815 2,975
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +1.12%
10th Percentile £26,522 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £71,375 £71,250 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% 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 16 February 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 16 February 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 +9 106 £55,000 -8.33% 60
Essex +15 35 £45,000 -18.18% 16
Cambridgeshire +25 34 £42,000 +1.20% 15
Suffolk -4 21 £55,000 +10.00% 4
Bedfordshire +12 5 £31,250 -43.69% 20
Security Cleared
England

For the 6 months to 16 February 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.

1 149 (74.13%) SC Cleared
2 60 (29.85%) Migration
3 59 (29.35%) Data Migration
4 57 (28.36%) Microsoft
5 54 (26.87%) C
6 53 (26.37%) Problem-Solving
7 43 (21.39%) DV Cleared
8 42 (20.90%) Analytical Skills
8 42 (20.90%) ETL
9 41 (20.40%) C++
10 39 (19.40%) Windows
11 34 (16.92%) Software Engineering
12 33 (16.42%) Agile Software Development
13 32 (15.92%) Linux
13 32 (15.92%) ITIL
13 32 (15.92%) Active Directory
14 31 (15.42%) SQL
14 31 (15.42%) Firewall
15 29 (14.43%) SQL Server
16 26 (12.94%) Firmware
16 26 (12.94%) Electronics
17 25 (12.44%) Degree
17 25 (12.44%) C#
17 25 (12.44%) Scaled Agile Framework
18 24 (11.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
19 23 (11.44%) Public Sector
19 23 (11.44%) Cybersecurity
20 22 (10.95%) Microsoft Office
20 22 (10.95%) Oracle
21 21 (10.45%) Physics

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 3 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2013
1 3 (1.49%) Skype for Business
2 2 (1.00%) Apache Spark
2 2 (1.00%) WebLogic
3 1 (0.50%) Apache
3 1 (0.50%) Confluence
3 1 (0.50%) IIS
Applications
1 22 (10.95%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (4.48%) OrCAD
3 3 (1.49%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (1.49%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (1.49%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (1.00%) AutoCAD
4 2 (1.00%) Gephi
5 1 (0.50%) Simulink
5 1 (0.50%) Stateflow
Cloud Services
1 16 (7.96%) AWS
2 14 (6.97%) Azure
3 8 (3.98%) Office 365
4 5 (2.49%) GCP
5 4 (1.99%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 3 (1.49%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 3 (1.49%) Amazon ECS
6 3 (1.49%) Amazon EKS
6 3 (1.49%) AWS CloudFormation
6 3 (1.49%) AWS Fargate
6 3 (1.49%) OpenShift
6 3 (1.49%) SaaS
7 2 (1.00%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.50%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 31 (15.42%) Firewall
2 11 (5.47%) Wireshark
3 7 (3.48%) Intrusion Detection
3 7 (3.48%) VPN
4 5 (2.49%) TCP/IP
5 4 (1.99%) LAN
5 4 (1.99%) WAN
6 3 (1.49%) Cisco Nexus
6 3 (1.49%) DNS
6 3 (1.49%) MPLS
6 3 (1.49%) NetScaler
6 3 (1.49%) Network Security
6 3 (1.49%) Skype
6 3 (1.49%) Unified Communications
7 2 (1.00%) Cisco IOS
7 2 (1.00%) Ethernet
7 2 (1.00%) HTTP
7 2 (1.00%) SSL
7 2 (1.00%) VoIP
8 1 (0.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (14.43%) SQL Server
2 19 (9.45%) PostgreSQL
2 19 (9.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 18 (8.96%) IBM InfoSphere
4 6 (2.99%) Big Data
5 2 (1.00%) Apache Hive
5 2 (1.00%) Impala
5 2 (1.00%) RDBMS
5 2 (1.00%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.50%) GIS
6 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (0.50%) MySQL
6 1 (0.50%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.50%) PolyBase
6 1 (0.50%) Spatial Data
6 1 (0.50%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (0.50%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (0.50%) SQL Server 2017
6 1 (0.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 12 (5.97%) JIRA
2 8 (3.98%) Visual Studio
3 7 (3.48%) Zephyr
4 6 (2.99%) Burp Suite
4 6 (2.99%) Fiddler
5 5 (2.49%) LabVIEW
6 3 (1.49%) Bitbucket
6 3 (1.49%) Git (software)
6 3 (1.49%) git-flow
7 2 (1.00%) IDA Disassembler
8 1 (0.50%) Bitbucket Server
8 1 (0.50%) JUnit
8 1 (0.50%) Mockito
8 1 (0.50%) Selenium
General
1 26 (12.94%) Electronics
2 23 (11.44%) Public Sector
3 12 (5.97%) Legal
4 9 (4.48%) Military
5 7 (3.48%) Aerospace
5 7 (3.48%) Retail
6 5 (2.49%) Games
7 3 (1.49%) Publishing
8 2 (1.00%) Advertising
8 2 (1.00%) Automotive
8 2 (1.00%) Finance
8 2 (1.00%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.50%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 24 (11.94%) Consultant
2 20 (9.95%) Embedded Engineer
3 19 (9.45%) Developer
4 18 (8.96%) 2nd Line Support
4 18 (8.96%) Analyst
4 18 (8.96%) C# Developer
4 18 (8.96%) Data Migration Developer
4 18 (8.96%) ETL Developer
4 18 (8.96%) IT Support
4 18 (8.96%) Oracle Developer
4 18 (8.96%) Oracle ETL Developer
4 18 (8.96%) PostgreSQL Developer
4 18 (8.96%) Software Engineer
4 18 (8.96%) SQL Developer
4 18 (8.96%) SQL Server Developer
5 17 (8.46%) 2nd Line Support Technician
5 17 (8.46%) Data Migration Consultant
5 17 (8.46%) Data Migration Lead
5 17 (8.46%) IT Technician
5 17 (8.46%) Service Desk Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (3.98%) MFC
1 8 (3.98%) OpenGL
2 6 (2.99%) Java EE
3 4 (1.99%) Flash
4 3 (1.49%) REST
4 3 (1.49%) STL
5 2 (1.00%) Elastic Stack
5 2 (1.00%) Hibernate
5 2 (1.00%) Kafka
5 2 (1.00%) Spring
6 1 (0.50%) .NET
6 1 (0.50%) ADSI
6 1 (0.50%) Apache Camel
6 1 (0.50%) J2EE
6 1 (0.50%) JMS
6 1 (0.50%) LDAP
6 1 (0.50%) Middleware
6 1 (0.50%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 42 (20.90%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (5.97%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 9 (4.48%) Management Information System
4 7 (3.48%) Cyber Kill Chain
5 6 (2.99%) Hybrid Cloud
5 6 (2.99%) Mobile App
6 5 (2.49%) Cybercrime
6 5 (2.49%) Cyberthreat
6 5 (2.49%) NHS
7 4 (1.99%) CAN bus
7 4 (1.99%) Enterprise Storage
7 4 (1.99%) Public Cloud
8 3 (1.49%) Clustering
9 2 (1.00%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.50%) Analytical Mindset
10 1 (0.50%) Data Centre
10 1 (0.50%) Embedded Systems
10 1 (0.50%) Lidar
10 1 (0.50%) PKI
10 1 (0.50%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 39 (19.40%) Windows
2 32 (15.92%) Linux
3 6 (2.99%) Windows Server
4 5 (2.49%) Unix
4 5 (2.49%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (2.49%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (1.99%) CentOS
5 4 (1.99%) Fedora
5 4 (1.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (1.99%) Ubuntu
6 2 (1.00%) Solaris
6 2 (1.00%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.50%) AIX
7 1 (0.50%) HPUX
7 1 (0.50%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.50%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (29.85%) Migration
2 59 (29.35%) Data Migration
3 53 (26.37%) Problem-Solving
4 42 (20.90%) ETL
5 34 (16.92%) Software Engineering
6 33 (16.42%) Agile Software Development
7 32 (15.92%) ITIL
8 25 (12.44%) Scaled Agile Framework
9 23 (11.44%) Cybersecurity
10 21 (10.45%) Physics
11 19 (9.45%) Incident Management
12 18 (8.96%) Mathematics
13 17 (8.46%) Data Analysis
13 17 (8.46%) Information Security
13 17 (8.46%) Master Data Management
13 17 (8.46%) Project Delivery
14 16 (7.96%) Change Management
15 12 (5.97%) Collaborative Working
15 12 (5.97%) Reverse Engineering
16 11 (5.47%) Infrastructure Engineering
Programming Languages
1 54 (26.87%) C
2 41 (20.40%) C++
3 31 (15.42%) SQL
4 25 (12.44%) C#
5 15 (7.46%) MATLAB
6 13 (6.47%) PowerShell
6 13 (6.47%) Python
7 12 (5.97%) Java
8 11 (5.47%) Bash Shell
9 7 (3.48%) JavaScript
10 6 (2.99%) Apple Swift
10 6 (2.99%) Go
10 6 (2.99%) Objective-C
11 5 (2.49%) Embedded C++
12 4 (1.99%) Embedded C
13 2 (1.00%) R
14 1 (0.50%) Perl
14 1 (0.50%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.50%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 149 (74.13%) SC Cleared
2 43 (21.39%) DV Cleared
3 25 (12.44%) Degree
4 11 (5.47%) CCNA
4 11 (5.47%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (3.98%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (3.48%) CISSP
6 7 (3.48%) ISTQB
6 7 (3.48%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 6 (2.99%) CISMP
8 5 (2.49%) CompTIA Security+
8 5 (2.49%) GCFA
8 5 (2.49%) GCIH
8 5 (2.49%) GIAC
8 5 (2.49%) Linux+ Certification
8 5 (2.49%) MCSE
8 5 (2.49%) Network+ Certification
8 5 (2.49%) SANS
8 5 (2.49%) SSCP
9 4 (1.99%) CCENT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (11.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 18 (8.96%) Data Quality
2 18 (8.96%) SLA
3 8 (3.98%) QA
4 3 (1.49%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 2 (1.00%) JSP 440
6 1 (0.50%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (0.50%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 1 (0.50%) IASME
6 1 (0.50%) NCSC
System Software
1 32 (15.92%) Active Directory
2 26 (12.94%) Firmware
3 6 (2.99%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (2.49%) Snort
5 4 (1.99%) Docker
5 4 (1.99%) NFS
5 4 (1.99%) Samba
5 4 (1.99%) VirtualBox
5 4 (1.99%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (1.99%) Xen
6 2 (1.00%) Apache Flume
7 1 (0.50%) Citrix Hypervisor
7 1 (0.50%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 9 (4.48%) SCCM
2 5 (2.49%) EnCase
2 5 (2.49%) FTK
2 5 (2.49%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 4 (1.99%) Ansible
3 4 (1.99%) Docker Swarm
3 4 (1.99%) Kubernetes
3 4 (1.99%) Nagios
3 4 (1.99%) OpenNMS
3 4 (1.99%) Puppet
3 4 (1.99%) vCenter Server
3 4 (1.99%) ZABBIX
4 2 (1.00%) FortiGate
4 2 (1.00%) Kibana
4 2 (1.00%) Oozie
Vendors
1 57 (28.36%) Microsoft
2 22 (10.95%) Oracle
3 18 (8.96%) IBM
3 18 (8.96%) Talend
4 13 (6.47%) Cisco
4 13 (6.47%) Xilinx
5 12 (5.97%) VMware
6 10 (4.98%) CheckPoint
7 9 (4.48%) Altera
7 9 (4.48%) Fortinet
8 8 (3.98%) F5
9 7 (3.48%) Citrix
10 5 (2.49%) Dell
10 5 (2.49%) FireEye
10 5 (2.49%) Google
10 5 (2.49%) NetWitness
10 5 (2.49%) Palo Alto
11 4 (1.99%) Cloudera
11 4 (1.99%) EMC
11 4 (1.99%) Hortonworks