Period
to 14 December 2019

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 14 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Clearance
England > East of England
6 months to
14 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 75 119 136
Rank change year-on-year +44 +17 -24
Permanent jobs citing Security Cleared 245 260 264
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 3.74% 2.63% 2.18%
As % of the Qualifications category 13.98% 9.22% 7.11%
Number of salaries quoted 211 163 230
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £60,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -25.00% +33.33% +5.88%
10th Percentile £27,000 £29,750 £23,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £92,500 £73,250
England median annual salary £51,871 £50,000 £45,200
% change year-on-year +3.74% +10.62% -1.74%

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 1,753 2,821 3,715
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 26.78% 28.51% 30.65%
Number of salaries quoted 1,213 1,936 2,935
East of England median annual salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.33% - +4.65%
10th Percentile £26,300 £25,963 £26,250
90th Percentile £73,750 £72,500 £65,000
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 14 December 2019.

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 14 December 2019. 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 +33 145 £50,000 -16.67% 71
Cambridgeshire +47 44 £40,000 -3.61% 14
Essex +32 35 £50,000 -4.76% 11
Suffolk -18 14 £55,000 +15.79% 9
Bedfordshire +12 5 £31,250 -50.40% 5
Norfolk - 2 £51,871 - 2
Security Cleared
England

For the 6 months to 14 December 2019, 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.

1 179 (73.06%) SC Cleared
2 85 (34.69%) Data Migration
2 85 (34.69%) Migration
3 68 (27.76%) Microsoft
4 62 (25.31%) ETL
5 58 (23.67%) Problem-Solving
6 52 (21.22%) Agile Software Development
7 50 (20.41%) ITIL
8 48 (19.59%) Active Directory
9 46 (18.78%) SQL
9 46 (18.78%) SQL Server
10 40 (16.33%) C
10 40 (16.33%) Firewall
11 39 (15.92%) Analytical Skills
11 39 (15.92%) Scaled Agile Framework
12 36 (14.69%) Windows
13 34 (13.88%) C++
13 34 (13.88%) Software Engineering
14 33 (13.47%) Linux
15 32 (13.06%) C#
16 31 (12.65%) Incident Management
16 31 (12.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
16 31 (12.65%) Public Sector
17 29 (11.84%) Oracle
17 29 (11.84%) Microsoft Office
18 27 (11.02%) SLA
18 27 (11.02%) DV Cleared
19 26 (10.61%) Data Quality
20 25 (10.20%) Cybersecurity
20 25 (10.20%) AWS

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 8 (3.27%) Exchange Server 2013
1 8 (3.27%) Skype for Business
2 6 (2.45%) Apache
3 5 (2.04%) JBoss
4 3 (1.22%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.82%) Apache Spark
5 2 (0.82%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.41%) Confluence
6 1 (0.41%) IIS
Applications
1 29 (11.84%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (2.04%) OrCAD
3 3 (1.22%) InfoPath
3 3 (1.22%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (1.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (1.22%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.82%) Gephi
4 2 (0.82%) Simulink
4 2 (0.82%) Stateflow
5 1 (0.41%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 4 (1.63%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 25 (10.20%) AWS
2 23 (9.39%) Azure
3 13 (5.31%) Office 365
4 5 (2.04%) GCP
5 3 (1.22%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (1.22%) SaaS
5 3 (1.22%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 2 (0.82%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 2 (0.82%) Amazon ECS
6 2 (0.82%) Amazon EKS
6 2 (0.82%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (0.82%) AWS Fargate
6 2 (0.82%) G Suite
6 2 (0.82%) OpenShift
6 2 (0.82%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 40 (16.33%) Firewall
2 9 (3.67%) Wireshark
3 8 (3.27%) Network Security
3 8 (3.27%) Skype
4 7 (2.86%) Intrusion Detection
4 7 (2.86%) TCP/IP
5 5 (2.04%) Unified Communications
5 5 (2.04%) VPN
6 4 (1.63%) Software-Defined Networking
6 4 (1.63%) WAN
7 3 (1.22%) Cisco Nexus
7 3 (1.22%) DNS
7 3 (1.22%) HTTP
7 3 (1.22%) NetScaler
8 2 (0.82%) Ethernet
8 2 (0.82%) LAN
8 2 (0.82%) MPLS
8 2 (0.82%) SSL
8 2 (0.82%) VoIP
9 1 (0.41%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (18.78%) SQL Server
2 24 (9.80%) PostgreSQL
3 23 (9.39%) IBM InfoSphere
3 23 (9.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (3.67%) GIS
5 7 (2.86%) RDBMS
5 7 (2.86%) Relational Database
6 6 (2.45%) Geospatial Data
7 5 (2.04%) Big Data
7 5 (2.04%) JasperReports
8 2 (0.82%) Apache Hive
8 2 (0.82%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (0.82%) Impala
8 2 (0.82%) Power BI
9 1 (0.41%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.41%) Spatial Data
Development Applications
1 23 (9.39%) JIRA
2 16 (6.53%) Zephyr
3 7 (2.86%) JUnit
3 7 (2.86%) Visual Studio
4 5 (2.04%) Ant
4 5 (2.04%) LabVIEW
4 5 (2.04%) Maven
5 4 (1.63%) Burp Suite
5 4 (1.63%) Fiddler
6 3 (1.22%) ClearQuest
6 3 (1.22%) CruiseControl
6 3 (1.22%) FishEye
6 3 (1.22%) Hudson
6 3 (1.22%) Jenkins
6 3 (1.22%) Oracle Forms
6 3 (1.22%) TeamCity
7 2 (0.82%) Selenium
7 2 (0.82%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.41%) Mockito
8 1 (0.41%) Rational DOORS
General
1 31 (12.65%) Public Sector
2 22 (8.98%) Electronics
3 10 (4.08%) Military
4 8 (3.27%) Aerospace
5 6 (2.45%) Legal
5 6 (2.45%) Retail
6 5 (2.04%) Finance
6 5 (2.04%) Games
7 4 (1.63%) Manufacturing
8 3 (1.22%) Marketing
8 3 (1.22%) Publishing
8 3 (1.22%) Telecoms
9 2 (0.82%) Advertising
9 2 (0.82%) Automotive
9 2 (0.82%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 28 (11.43%) Consultant
2 27 (11.02%) Analyst
3 25 (10.20%) Developer
3 25 (10.20%) IT Support
4 23 (9.39%) C# Developer
4 23 (9.39%) Data Consultant
4 23 (9.39%) Data Migration Consultant
4 23 (9.39%) Data Migration Developer
4 23 (9.39%) Data Migration Lead
4 23 (9.39%) ETL Developer
4 23 (9.39%) IT Support Technician
4 23 (9.39%) IT Technician
4 23 (9.39%) Migration Consultant
4 23 (9.39%) Oracle Developer
4 23 (9.39%) Oracle ETL Developer
4 23 (9.39%) PostgreSQL Developer
4 23 (9.39%) Service Desk Technician
4 23 (9.39%) SQL Developer
4 23 (9.39%) SQL Server Developer
4 23 (9.39%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (3.67%) REST
2 8 (3.27%) CSS
3 7 (2.86%) Hibernate
3 7 (2.86%) Middleware
3 7 (2.86%) Spring
4 6 (2.45%) GWT
4 6 (2.45%) JMS
4 6 (2.45%) Web Services
5 5 (2.04%) Ajax
5 5 (2.04%) Apache Flex
5 5 (2.04%) AWT
5 5 (2.04%) Flash
5 5 (2.04%) JSON
5 5 (2.04%) MFC
5 5 (2.04%) OpenGL
5 5 (2.04%) Swing
6 4 (1.63%) Java EE
7 3 (1.22%) .NET
7 3 (1.22%) Backbone.js
7 3 (1.22%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 39 (15.92%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (4.08%) Management Information System
3 9 (3.67%) Hybrid Cloud
4 7 (2.86%) Cyber Kill Chain
5 6 (2.45%) Cybercrime
5 6 (2.45%) Cyberthreat
6 5 (2.04%) CAN bus
6 5 (2.04%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 5 (2.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 5 (2.04%) NHS
7 4 (1.63%) Mobile App
8 3 (1.22%) Clustering
8 3 (1.22%) Public Cloud
9 2 (0.82%) CCTV
9 2 (0.82%) Cyberattack
9 2 (0.82%) Data Centre
10 1 (0.41%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.41%) Embedded Systems
10 1 (0.41%) Enterprise Storage
10 1 (0.41%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 36 (14.69%) Windows
2 33 (13.47%) Linux
3 12 (4.90%) Windows Server
4 10 (4.08%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (3.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (2.04%) Unix
7 2 (0.82%) Windows 10
7 2 (0.82%) Windows 7
7 2 (0.82%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.41%) CentOS
8 1 (0.41%) Fedora
8 1 (0.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.41%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (34.69%) Data Migration
1 85 (34.69%) Migration
2 62 (25.31%) ETL
3 58 (23.67%) Problem-Solving
4 52 (21.22%) Agile Software Development
5 50 (20.41%) ITIL
6 39 (15.92%) Scaled Agile Framework
7 34 (13.88%) Software Engineering
8 31 (12.65%) Incident Management
9 25 (10.20%) Cybersecurity
9 25 (10.20%) Project Delivery
10 23 (9.39%) Data Analysis
10 23 (9.39%) Information Security
10 23 (9.39%) Master Data Management
11 19 (7.76%) Test Scripting
12 18 (7.35%) Data Modelling
12 18 (7.35%) Physics
13 16 (6.53%) Mathematics
13 16 (6.53%) Scenario Testing
14 15 (6.12%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 46 (18.78%) SQL
2 40 (16.33%) C
3 34 (13.88%) C++
4 32 (13.06%) C#
5 16 (6.53%) Java
6 12 (4.90%) MATLAB
7 10 (4.08%) JavaScript
8 8 (3.27%) PowerShell
9 6 (2.45%) Embedded C++
9 6 (2.45%) Python
10 5 (2.04%) Bash Shell
10 5 (2.04%) Embedded C
10 5 (2.04%) Java 8
11 4 (1.63%) Apple Swift
11 4 (1.63%) Go
11 4 (1.63%) Objective-C
12 2 (0.82%) R
13 1 (0.41%) Ada
13 1 (0.41%) Fortran
Qualifications
1 179 (73.06%) SC Cleared
2 27 (11.02%) DV Cleared
3 17 (6.94%) Degree
4 16 (6.53%) ISTQB
4 16 (6.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 14 (5.71%) CCNA
5 14 (5.71%) Cisco Certification
6 8 (3.27%) CCNP
6 8 (3.27%) CISM
7 7 (2.86%) CCENT
8 5 (2.04%) CISMP
8 5 (2.04%) CISSP
8 5 (2.04%) CompTIA Security+
8 5 (2.04%) GCFA
8 5 (2.04%) GCIH
9 4 (1.63%) CEH
9 4 (1.63%) CISA
9 4 (1.63%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
9 4 (1.63%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (1.22%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (12.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 27 (11.02%) SLA
3 26 (10.61%) Data Quality
4 17 (6.94%) QA
5 8 (3.27%) PCI DSS
6 6 (2.45%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 5 (2.04%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 3 (1.22%) Cyber Essentials
9 2 (0.82%) JSP 440
10 1 (0.41%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 1 (0.41%) NCSC
System Software
1 48 (19.59%) Active Directory
2 18 (7.35%) Firmware
3 5 (2.04%) Snort
4 4 (1.63%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (1.22%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (0.82%) Apache Flume
6 2 (0.82%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.82%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.41%) BitLocker
7 1 (0.41%) Docker
7 1 (0.41%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.41%) NFS
7 1 (0.41%) Samba
7 1 (0.41%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.41%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (0.41%) vSphere
7 1 (0.41%) Xen
7 1 (0.41%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 14 (5.71%) SCCM
2 5 (2.04%) Cisco CUCM
2 5 (2.04%) EnCase
2 5 (2.04%) FTK
2 5 (2.04%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 2 (0.82%) FortiGate
3 2 (0.82%) Kibana
3 2 (0.82%) Oozie
3 2 (0.82%) Puppet
4 1 (0.41%) Ansible
4 1 (0.41%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.41%) Docker Swarm
4 1 (0.41%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.41%) Nagios
4 1 (0.41%) OpenNMS
4 1 (0.41%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.41%) PowerCLI
4 1 (0.41%) SCOM
4 1 (0.41%) WSUS
4 1 (0.41%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 68 (27.76%) Microsoft
2 29 (11.84%) Oracle
3 23 (9.39%) IBM
3 23 (9.39%) Talend
4 22 (8.98%) Cisco
5 18 (7.35%) VMware
6 15 (6.12%) F5
7 13 (5.31%) CheckPoint
7 13 (5.31%) Fortinet
7 13 (5.31%) Google
8 10 (4.08%) Xilinx
9 8 (3.27%) Citrix
9 8 (3.27%) HP
10 6 (2.45%) Palo Alto
11 5 (2.04%) Adobe
11 5 (2.04%) Altera
11 5 (2.04%) FireEye
11 5 (2.04%) Juniper
11 5 (2.04%) NetWitness
11 5 (2.04%) Sun