Period
to 23 September 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 23 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Clearance
England > East of England
6 months to
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 133 148 90
Rank change year-on-year +15 -58 +18
Permanent jobs citing Security Cleared 250 262 410
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 2.27% 2.26% 3.11%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.06% 7.57% 10.71%
Number of salaries quoted 135 195 288
East of England median annual salary £60,000 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% +17.65% -15.00%
10th Percentile £29,300 £25,000 £21,250
90th Percentile £87,500 £80,000 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £46,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +7.53% -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 3,101 3,462 3,829
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 28.21% 29.85% 29.02%
Number of salaries quoted 2,187 2,699 3,048
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.65% +1.18%
10th Percentile £25,500 £26,152 £24,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £65,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.15% +3.33%

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 23 September 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 23 September 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 +1 115 £60,000 +20.00% 40
Suffolk +52 53 £52,500 +101.92% 1
Cambridgeshire -30 35 £41,500 -20.95% 18
Bedfordshire +11 28 £70,000 +100.00% 23
Essex +37 16 £37,250 -4.87% 32
Norfolk -10 3 £44,000 -2.22% 2
Security Cleared
England

For the 6 months to 23 September 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.

1 149 (59.60%) SC Cleared
2 73 (29.20%) Agile Software Development
3 69 (27.60%) C
4 65 (26.00%) DV Cleared
5 61 (24.40%) C#
6 59 (23.60%) Windows
7 53 (21.20%) SQL Server
8 52 (20.80%) Microsoft
9 51 (20.40%) Python
9 51 (20.40%) Migration
10 49 (19.60%) Data Migration
11 46 (18.40%) Test Automation
12 45 (18.00%) Linux
12 45 (18.00%) ITIL
13 44 (17.60%) SQL
14 43 (17.20%) Java
15 41 (16.40%) C++
16 40 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
17 33 (13.20%) JIRA
17 33 (13.20%) Scaled Agile Framework
18 32 (12.80%) Data Quality
19 31 (12.40%) Software Engineering
20 29 (11.60%) SLA
20 29 (11.60%) Problem-Solving
21 28 (11.20%) XML
21 28 (11.20%) TDD
22 27 (10.80%) Oracle
23 26 (10.40%) ETL
23 26 (10.40%) Scrum
23 26 (10.40%) Incident Management

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 7 (2.80%) SharePoint
2 6 (2.40%) Apache Pig
3 5 (2.00%) Confluence
4 4 (1.60%) Skype for Business
5 3 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (0.80%) MS Exchange
6 2 (0.80%) ThingWorx
6 2 (0.80%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.40%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 18 (7.20%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 18 (7.20%) Microsoft Project
2 17 (6.80%) Microsoft Excel
3 16 (6.40%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (1.20%) Windchill
5 2 (0.80%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.40%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.40%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 8 (3.20%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.80%) Teamcenter
3 1 (0.40%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 14 (5.60%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (3.60%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.20%) Amazon S3
3 3 (1.20%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (7.60%) Firewall
2 10 (4.00%) Broadband
2 10 (4.00%) SSL
3 9 (3.60%) HTTP
4 8 (3.20%) VPN
5 6 (2.40%) TCP/IP
5 6 (2.40%) Wireless
6 5 (2.00%) Cisco Nexus
6 5 (2.00%) LAN
7 4 (1.60%) VoIP
7 4 (1.60%) WAN
7 4 (1.60%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (1.20%) DHCP
8 3 (1.20%) DNS
8 3 (1.20%) Ethernet
8 3 (1.20%) IPsec
8 3 (1.20%) NetScaler
8 3 (1.20%) Network Security
8 3 (1.20%) Skype
8 3 (1.20%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (21.20%) SQL Server
2 19 (7.60%) PostgreSQL
3 18 (7.20%) MySQL
4 17 (6.80%) Big Data
5 14 (5.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 10 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
7 9 (3.60%) Oracle Database
7 9 (3.60%) SQL Server 2008
8 7 (2.80%) Amazon RDS
8 7 (2.80%) Amazon Redshift
8 7 (2.80%) Apache Cassandra
8 7 (2.80%) MariaDB
8 7 (2.80%) Oracle Database 10g
8 7 (2.80%) Oracle Database 11g
8 7 (2.80%) Oracle Database 12c
8 7 (2.80%) SQL Server 2016
9 6 (2.40%) Apache Hive
9 6 (2.40%) Hadoop
9 6 (2.40%) RDBMS
9 6 (2.40%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 33 (13.20%) JIRA
2 18 (7.20%) Jenkins
2 18 (7.20%) Selenium
3 13 (5.20%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 12 (4.80%) Subversion
5 8 (3.20%) Rational DOORS
6 7 (2.80%) TeamCity
7 6 (2.40%) Bitbucket
7 6 (2.40%) CodeSonar
7 6 (2.40%) Git (software)
7 6 (2.40%) git-flow
7 6 (2.40%) JUnit
7 6 (2.40%) Robot Framework
7 6 (2.40%) Visual Studio
8 5 (2.00%) Appium
8 5 (2.00%) Eclipse
8 5 (2.00%) LoadRunner
8 5 (2.00%) Maven
8 5 (2.00%) SoapUI
8 5 (2.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 13 (5.20%) Retail
2 10 (4.00%) Finance
3 7 (2.80%) Aerospace
4 5 (2.00%) Electronics
4 5 (2.00%) Manufacturing
5 4 (1.60%) Legal
5 4 (1.60%) Military
6 3 (1.20%) Advertising
7 2 (0.80%) Games
7 2 (0.80%) Law
8 1 (0.40%) Automotive
8 1 (0.40%) Banking
8 1 (0.40%) Front Office
8 1 (0.40%) Publishing
8 1 (0.40%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 34 (13.60%) Developer
2 27 (10.80%) Analyst
2 27 (10.80%) Consultant
3 23 (9.20%) Project Manager
4 18 (7.20%) Data Migration Developer
5 15 (6.00%) Architect
5 15 (6.00%) Network Engineer
5 15 (6.00%) Software Engineer
6 14 (5.60%) Scrum Master
6 14 (5.60%) ScrumMaster Project Manager
7 13 (5.20%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 13 (5.20%) C++ Software Engineer
7 13 (5.20%) IT Analyst
8 12 (4.80%) Data Consultant
8 12 (4.80%) Data Migration Consultant
8 12 (4.80%) Data Migration Lead
8 12 (4.80%) Migration Consultant
8 12 (4.80%) SQL Developer
8 12 (4.80%) SQL Server Developer
8 12 (4.80%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (11.20%) XML
2 20 (8.00%) .NET
2 20 (8.00%) HTML
3 13 (5.20%) JSON
4 12 (4.80%) .NET Framework
4 12 (4.80%) ASP.NET
5 7 (2.80%) Java EE
5 7 (2.80%) Spring MVC
5 7 (2.80%) Web Services
6 6 (2.40%) DHTML
6 6 (2.40%) Django
6 6 (2.40%) LAMP
6 6 (2.40%) Natural Language Processing
6 6 (2.40%) Node.js
6 6 (2.40%) RabbitMQ
6 6 (2.40%) REST
6 6 (2.40%) SOAP
6 6 (2.40%) STL
6 6 (2.40%) WPF
7 5 (2.00%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 40 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (8.00%) Reference Data
3 13 (5.20%) NHS
4 11 (4.40%) Video Conferencing
5 8 (3.20%) Computer Science
6 6 (2.40%) Driving Licence
7 5 (2.00%) Data Centre
7 5 (2.00%) Enterprise Storage
7 5 (2.00%) Management Information System
7 5 (2.00%) Self-Motivation
8 2 (0.80%) Cyber Defence
8 2 (0.80%) Embedded Systems
8 2 (0.80%) iPhone
8 2 (0.80%) PKI
9 1 (0.40%) Acoustics
9 1 (0.40%) Cybercrime
9 1 (0.40%) Cyberthreat
9 1 (0.40%) EMC VNX
9 1 (0.40%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 1 (0.40%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 59 (23.60%) Windows
2 45 (18.00%) Linux
3 15 (6.00%) Windows Server
4 13 (5.20%) CentOS
4 13 (5.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 12 (4.80%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (4.40%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (4.00%) Android
8 9 (3.60%) Unix
9 8 (3.20%) Apple iOS
10 6 (2.40%) Fedora
10 6 (2.40%) Mac OS X
10 6 (2.40%) Ubuntu
11 2 (0.80%) Windows 7
11 2 (0.80%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (29.20%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (20.40%) Migration
3 49 (19.60%) Data Migration
4 46 (18.40%) Test Automation
5 45 (18.00%) ITIL
6 33 (13.20%) Scaled Agile Framework
7 31 (12.40%) Software Engineering
8 29 (11.60%) Problem-Solving
9 28 (11.20%) TDD
10 26 (10.40%) ETL
10 26 (10.40%) Incident Management
10 26 (10.40%) Scrum
11 25 (10.00%) BDD
11 25 (10.00%) User Stories
12 23 (9.20%) Project Management
13 21 (8.40%) SDLC
13 21 (8.40%) Service Delivery
14 19 (7.60%) Waterfall
15 18 (7.20%) Data Mapping
15 18 (7.20%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 69 (27.60%) C
2 61 (24.40%) C#
3 51 (20.40%) Python
4 44 (17.60%) SQL
5 43 (17.20%) Java
6 41 (16.40%) C++
7 26 (10.40%) Bash Shell
8 22 (8.80%) PowerShell
9 20 (8.00%) PL/SQL
10 19 (7.60%) JavaScript
11 18 (7.20%) PHP
12 12 (4.80%) T-SQL
13 10 (4.00%) Objective-C
14 8 (3.20%) MATLAB
15 6 (2.40%) R
15 6 (2.40%) XAML
16 5 (2.00%) VB
17 4 (1.60%) Embedded C
17 4 (1.60%) Embedded C++
18 2 (0.80%) Ada
Qualifications
1 149 (59.60%) SC Cleared
2 65 (26.00%) DV Cleared
3 25 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
3 25 (10.00%) Degree
4 24 (9.60%) CCNA
5 17 (6.80%) CISSP
6 11 (4.40%) CompTIA Security+
6 11 (4.40%) GIAC
6 11 (4.40%) Linux+ Certification
6 11 (4.40%) MCSE
6 11 (4.40%) Microsoft Certification
6 11 (4.40%) Network+ Certification
6 11 (4.40%) SANS
6 11 (4.40%) SSCP
7 8 (3.20%) ISTQB
7 8 (3.20%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 5 (2.00%) BPSS Clearance
8 5 (2.00%) CCNP
8 5 (2.00%) Master's Degree
8 5 (2.00%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (12.80%) Data Quality
2 29 (11.60%) SLA
3 10 (4.00%) PMO
4 6 (2.40%) QA
5 5 (2.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 4 (1.60%) ARP4754
6 4 (1.60%) GDPR
6 4 (1.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.80%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.80%) RMADS
8 1 (0.40%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 1 (0.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 17 (6.80%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (6.00%) Active Directory
3 12 (4.80%) Docker
4 8 (3.20%) vSphere
5 7 (2.80%) VMware ESXi
6 6 (2.40%) VirtualBox
6 6 (2.40%) Xen
7 5 (2.00%) NFS
7 5 (2.00%) Samba
7 5 (2.00%) VMware Workstation
8 4 (1.60%) ProxySG
9 1 (0.40%) Firmware
9 1 (0.40%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.40%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.40%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 13 (5.20%) SCCM
2 12 (4.80%) Puppet
3 6 (2.40%) Ansible
3 6 (2.40%) Docker Swarm
3 6 (2.40%) Kubernetes
3 6 (2.40%) Nagios
3 6 (2.40%) OpenNMS
3 6 (2.40%) Salt
3 6 (2.40%) vCenter Server
3 6 (2.40%) ZABBIX
4 5 (2.00%) Backup Exec
4 5 (2.00%) HP ALM
4 5 (2.00%) WSUS
5 2 (0.80%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 2 (0.80%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (0.40%) EMC Navisphere
6 1 (0.40%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.40%) RSA Security Analytics
6 1 (0.40%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.40%) vRealize
Vendors
1 52 (20.80%) Microsoft
2 27 (10.80%) Oracle
3 21 (8.40%) VMware
4 19 (7.60%) Cisco
5 13 (5.20%) Red Hat
6 12 (4.80%) CheckPoint
7 11 (4.40%) F5
8 10 (4.00%) Atlassian
8 10 (4.00%) BT
9 9 (3.60%) HP
10 8 (3.20%) Fortinet
11 7 (2.80%) EMC
12 6 (2.40%) Cloudera
12 6 (2.40%) Hortonworks
12 6 (2.40%) Juniper
12 6 (2.40%) NetApp
12 6 (2.40%) SolarWinds
12 6 (2.40%) Sophos
13 5 (2.00%) Palo Alto
13 5 (2.00%) Talend