Period
to 8 April 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 8 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Clearance
England > East of England
6 months to
8 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 91 90 128
Rank change year-on-year -1 +38 +12
Permanent jobs citing Security Cleared 166 276 309
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 2.98% 3.26% 2.39%
As % of the Qualifications category 11.99% 11.57% 8.15%
Number of salaries quoted 140 222 212
Median annual salary £55,000 £46,250 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.92% +2.78% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,250 £22,000
90th Percentile £92,500 £75,000 £67,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%

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 1,385 2,385 3,790
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 24.90% 28.18% 29.31%
Number of salaries quoted 965 1,652 2,942
Median annual salary £49,000 £45,000 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.89% -2.17% +3.37%
10th Percentile £26,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £73,750 £73,750 £67,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +3.09% +7.78%

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 8 April 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 8 April 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 -4 93 £55,000 +22.22% 45
Essex +4 27 £43,750 -18.60% 15
Suffolk +1 24 £55,000 +22.22% 3
Cambridgeshire +6 19 £50,000 -16.67% 27
Bedfordshire +19 3 £57,500 +35.29% 21
Security Cleared
England

For the 6 months to 8 April 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.

1 119 (71.69%) SC Cleared
2 54 (32.53%) Migration
3 52 (31.33%) Microsoft
3 52 (31.33%) Problem-Solving
4 51 (30.72%) Data Migration
5 44 (26.51%) C
6 43 (25.90%) Analytical Skills
7 41 (24.70%) DV Cleared
8 37 (22.29%) ETL
9 33 (19.88%) C++
9 33 (19.88%) Windows
10 32 (19.28%) Linux
11 31 (18.67%) Agile Software Development
12 29 (17.47%) Degree
13 27 (16.27%) Firewall
14 25 (15.06%) Software Engineering
14 25 (15.06%) C#
15 24 (14.46%) Active Directory
15 24 (14.46%) SQL
16 22 (13.25%) Oracle
16 22 (13.25%) SQL Server
16 22 (13.25%) Public Sector
17 21 (12.65%) Electronics
18 20 (12.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
18 20 (12.05%) Firmware
18 20 (12.05%) Cybersecurity
19 19 (11.45%) Data Quality
19 19 (11.45%) Scaled Agile Framework
19 19 (11.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 18 (10.84%) Data Analysis

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 (1.81%) Confluence
2 2 (1.20%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.20%) WebLogic
3 1 (0.60%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.60%) IIS
3 1 (0.60%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 14 (8.43%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (5.42%) OrCAD
3 2 (1.20%) AutoCAD
3 2 (1.20%) Simulink
3 2 (1.20%) Stateflow
4 1 (0.60%) Gephi
4 1 (0.60%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.60%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (6.02%) AWS
2 8 (4.82%) Azure
2 8 (4.82%) Office 365
3 5 (3.01%) GCP
4 4 (2.41%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 3 (1.81%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 3 (1.81%) Amazon ECS
5 3 (1.81%) Amazon EKS
5 3 (1.81%) AWS CloudFormation
5 3 (1.81%) AWS Fargate
5 3 (1.81%) OpenShift
6 2 (1.20%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.60%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 27 (16.27%) Firewall
2 9 (5.42%) Wireshark
3 7 (4.22%) Intrusion Detection
4 6 (3.61%) VPN
5 5 (3.01%) LAN
5 5 (3.01%) TCP/IP
6 3 (1.81%) MPLS
7 2 (1.20%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (1.20%) Cisco IOS
7 2 (1.20%) DNS
7 2 (1.20%) Network Security
8 1 (0.60%) 4G
8 1 (0.60%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (0.60%) IPsec
8 1 (0.60%) LTE
8 1 (0.60%) Software-Defined Radio
8 1 (0.60%) SSH
8 1 (0.60%) SSL
8 1 (0.60%) VLAN
8 1 (0.60%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (13.25%) SQL Server
2 19 (11.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 18 (10.84%) IBM InfoSphere
3 18 (10.84%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (3.61%) Big Data
5 3 (1.81%) MySQL
6 2 (1.20%) MongoDB
6 2 (1.20%) NoSQL
6 2 (1.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.60%) Apache Hive
7 1 (0.60%) Blockchain
7 1 (0.60%) Impala
7 1 (0.60%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.60%) PolyBase
7 1 (0.60%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.60%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.60%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.60%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (0.60%) SQL Server 2017
7 1 (0.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 10 (6.02%) Visual Studio
2 9 (5.42%) JIRA
3 5 (3.01%) Git (software)
3 5 (3.01%) LabVIEW
4 4 (2.41%) Burp Suite
4 4 (2.41%) Fiddler
4 4 (2.41%) Jenkins
4 4 (2.41%) Selenium
5 3 (1.81%) Bitbucket
5 3 (1.81%) git-flow
6 2 (1.20%) Appium
6 2 (1.20%) Buildbot
6 2 (1.20%) Cucumber
6 2 (1.20%) eggPlant
6 2 (1.20%) Hudson
6 2 (1.20%) IDA Disassembler
6 2 (1.20%) Maven
6 2 (1.20%) SoapUI
6 2 (1.20%) Subversion
6 2 (1.20%) TestRail
General
1 22 (13.25%) Public Sector
2 21 (12.65%) Electronics
3 13 (7.83%) Legal
4 7 (4.22%) Military
5 4 (2.41%) Aerospace
5 4 (2.41%) Retail
6 3 (1.81%) Games
7 2 (1.20%) Law
8 1 (0.60%) Avionics
8 1 (0.60%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 25 (15.06%) Consultant
2 20 (12.05%) Developer
3 18 (10.84%) C# Developer
3 18 (10.84%) Data Consultant
3 18 (10.84%) Data Migration Consultant
3 18 (10.84%) Data Migration Developer
3 18 (10.84%) Data Migration Lead
3 18 (10.84%) ETL Developer
3 18 (10.84%) Migration Consultant
3 18 (10.84%) Oracle Developer
3 18 (10.84%) Oracle ETL Developer
3 18 (10.84%) PostgreSQL Developer
3 18 (10.84%) SQL Developer
3 18 (10.84%) SQL Server Developer
4 15 (9.04%) 2nd Line Support
4 15 (9.04%) Software Engineer
5 14 (8.43%) Embedded Engineer
5 14 (8.43%) IT Support Technician
5 14 (8.43%) Service Desk Support
5 14 (8.43%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (4.82%) MFC
1 8 (4.82%) OpenGL
2 4 (2.41%) AngularJS
2 4 (2.41%) Flash
2 4 (2.41%) HTML
2 4 (2.41%) Java EE
3 3 (1.81%) .NET
3 3 (1.81%) STL
4 2 (1.20%) .NET Framework
4 2 (1.20%) CSS
4 2 (1.20%) HTML5
4 2 (1.20%) JSON
4 2 (1.20%) Sass
4 2 (1.20%) Web Services
4 2 (1.20%) XML
5 1 (0.60%) ADSI
5 1 (0.60%) Elastic Stack
5 1 (0.60%) Kafka
5 1 (0.60%) LDAP
5 1 (0.60%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 43 (25.90%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (7.23%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 6 (3.61%) Cyber Kill Chain
3 6 (3.61%) Management Information System
3 6 (3.61%) Mobile App
4 5 (3.01%) Enterprise Storage
5 4 (2.41%) CAN bus
5 4 (2.41%) NHS
5 4 (2.41%) Public Cloud
6 3 (1.81%) Cyber Defence
6 3 (1.81%) Cyberthreat
7 2 (1.20%) Algorithms
7 2 (1.20%) Clustering
7 2 (1.20%) Cybercrime
7 2 (1.20%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.60%) Analytical Mindset
8 1 (0.60%) Cyberattack
8 1 (0.60%) PKI
8 1 (0.60%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.60%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 33 (19.88%) Windows
2 32 (19.28%) Linux
3 7 (4.22%) CentOS
3 7 (4.22%) Ubuntu
4 6 (3.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (3.01%) Fedora
5 5 (3.01%) Unix
6 4 (2.41%) Windows Server
7 2 (1.20%) Solaris
7 2 (1.20%) Windows 10
7 2 (1.20%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (1.20%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.60%) AIX
8 1 (0.60%) HPUX
8 1 (0.60%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.60%) Windows Server 2016
8 1 (0.60%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (32.53%) Migration
2 52 (31.33%) Problem-Solving
3 51 (30.72%) Data Migration
4 37 (22.29%) ETL
5 31 (18.67%) Agile Software Development
6 25 (15.06%) Software Engineering
7 20 (12.05%) Cybersecurity
8 19 (11.45%) Scaled Agile Framework
9 18 (10.84%) Data Analysis
9 18 (10.84%) Master Data Management
9 18 (10.84%) Project Delivery
10 17 (10.24%) ITIL
10 17 (10.24%) Physics
11 15 (9.04%) Information Security
12 13 (7.83%) Line Management
12 13 (7.83%) Mathematics
13 11 (6.63%) Collaborative Working
13 11 (6.63%) Reverse Engineering
14 10 (6.02%) Change Management
14 10 (6.02%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 44 (26.51%) C
2 33 (19.88%) C++
3 25 (15.06%) C#
4 24 (14.46%) SQL
5 16 (9.64%) MATLAB
6 14 (8.43%) PowerShell
7 13 (7.83%) Python
8 12 (7.23%) Bash Shell
9 8 (4.82%) JavaScript
10 7 (4.22%) Java
11 5 (3.01%) Embedded C++
12 4 (2.41%) Apple Swift
12 4 (2.41%) Embedded C
12 4 (2.41%) Go
12 4 (2.41%) Objective-C
13 2 (1.20%) PHP
13 2 (1.20%) VB
14 1 (0.60%) Perl
14 1 (0.60%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.60%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 119 (71.69%) SC Cleared
2 41 (24.70%) DV Cleared
3 29 (17.47%) Degree
4 10 (6.02%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (5.42%) CCNA
6 8 (4.82%) Microsoft Certification
7 7 (4.22%) CISSP
8 6 (3.61%) CompTIA Security+
8 6 (3.61%) GIAC
8 6 (3.61%) Linux+ Certification
8 6 (3.61%) MCSE
8 6 (3.61%) Network+ Certification
8 6 (3.61%) SANS
8 6 (3.61%) SSCP
9 5 (3.01%) GCFA
9 5 (3.01%) GCIH
10 4 (2.41%) CISMP
11 3 (1.81%) CISM
11 3 (1.81%) ISTQB
12 2 (1.20%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (12.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 19 (11.45%) Data Quality
3 5 (3.01%) QA
4 3 (1.81%) SLA
5 2 (1.20%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 1 (0.60%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (0.60%) Def Stans
6 1 (0.60%) IASME
6 1 (0.60%) NCSC
System Software
1 24 (14.46%) Active Directory
2 20 (12.05%) Firmware
3 9 (5.42%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (3.01%) Docker
4 5 (3.01%) NFS
4 5 (3.01%) Samba
4 5 (3.01%) Snort
4 5 (3.01%) VirtualBox
4 5 (3.01%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (3.01%) Xen
5 2 (1.20%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.60%) Apache Flume
6 1 (0.60%) Citrix Hypervisor
Systems Management
1 5 (3.01%) Ansible
1 5 (3.01%) Docker Swarm
1 5 (3.01%) EnCase
1 5 (3.01%) FTK
1 5 (3.01%) Host Intrusion Detection System
1 5 (3.01%) Kubernetes
1 5 (3.01%) Nagios
1 5 (3.01%) OpenNMS
1 5 (3.01%) Puppet
1 5 (3.01%) vCenter Server
1 5 (3.01%) ZABBIX
2 3 (1.81%) SCCM
3 2 (1.20%) HP ALM
4 1 (0.60%) Kibana
4 1 (0.60%) Oozie
Vendors
1 52 (31.33%) Microsoft
2 22 (13.25%) Oracle
3 18 (10.84%) IBM
3 18 (10.84%) Talend
4 13 (7.83%) Xilinx
5 10 (6.02%) VMware
6 9 (5.42%) Altera
6 9 (5.42%) Cisco
7 6 (3.61%) Dell
7 6 (3.61%) Red Hat
8 5 (3.01%) Carbon Black
8 5 (3.01%) Cloudera
8 5 (3.01%) EMC
8 5 (3.01%) FireEye
8 5 (3.01%) Google
8 5 (3.01%) Hortonworks
8 5 (3.01%) Juniper
8 5 (3.01%) NetApp
8 5 (3.01%) NetWitness
8 5 (3.01%) SolarWinds