Period
to 24 July 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for DV Cleared qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 24 July 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Developed Vetting (DV) Clearance
UK > England
6 months to
24 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 292 445 430
Rank change year-on-year +153 -15 -21
Permanent jobs citing DV Cleared 1,523 1,103 1,196
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.14% 0.68% 0.72%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.66% 2.85% 2.90%
Number of salaries quoted 952 589 805
England median annual salary £52,000 £46,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.04% -8.00% -6.54%
10th Percentile £35,000 £28,650 £31,250
90th Percentile £76,250 £71,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £52,000 £46,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +13.04% -8.00% -7.41%

DV 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 England with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
England
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 32,649 38,751 41,243
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 24.42% 23.95% 24.66%
Number of salaries quoted 23,701 28,995 32,070
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +9.89% -4.21%
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -2.17%

DV Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing DV Cleared as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for DV Cleared in England

DV Cleared
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing DV Cleared in England.

Salary trend for DV Cleared in England

DV Cleared
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing DV Cleared in England over the 6 months to 24 July 2019.

Salary histogram for DV Cleared in England

DV Cleared
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DV Cleared within the England region over the 6 months to 24 July 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
South West +32 692 £50,000 +11.11% 96
South East +101 405 £52,500 +16.67% 42
London +153 282 £56,250 +12.50% 50
Midlands +100 79 £63,500 +59.75% 7
West Midlands +89 75 £63,500 +54.88% 5
North of England +6 45 £55,000 +46.67% 7
North West +7 43 £57,500 +53.33% 6
East of England +33 15 £45,000 -30.77% 10
South Coast - 7 £60,000 -
East Midlands +19 3 - - 2
North East - 2 £35,000 -
Yorkshire - 2 £35,000 - 1
DV Cleared
UK

For the 6 months to 24 July 2019, IT jobs citing DV 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 England region with a requirement for DV Cleared.

1 1,523 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 640 (42.02%) SC Cleared
3 529 (34.73%) Agile Software Development
4 433 (28.43%) Java
5 416 (27.31%) Linux
6 370 (24.29%) C
7 359 (23.57%) Python
8 322 (21.14%) Windows
9 320 (21.01%) Software Engineering
10 283 (18.58%) C++
11 272 (17.86%) Degree
12 251 (16.48%) Microsoft
13 235 (15.43%) DevOps
14 225 (14.77%) Cybersecurity
15 211 (13.85%) ITIL
16 210 (13.79%) JavaScript
17 200 (13.13%) Analytical Skills
18 186 (12.21%) C#
19 182 (11.95%) Analytics
20 180 (11.82%) SQL
21 163 (10.70%) Active Directory
22 152 (9.98%) Cisco
22 152 (9.98%) Big Data
23 144 (9.46%) Continuous Integration
23 144 (9.46%) SCCM
23 144 (9.46%) TDD
24 143 (9.39%) VMware
25 142 (9.32%) Business Development
26 141 (9.26%) Continuous Improvement
26 141 (9.26%) Data Analytics

DV Cleared
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 53 (3.48%) SharePoint
2 48 (3.15%) Elasticsearch
3 47 (3.09%) MS Exchange
4 39 (2.56%) Apache Spark
5 36 (2.36%) Confluence
6 33 (2.17%) Apache
6 33 (2.17%) IIS
7 32 (2.10%) JBoss
8 22 (1.44%) WebLogic
9 11 (0.72%) OpenStack
10 9 (0.59%) WebSphere
11 8 (0.53%) Apache Solr
11 8 (0.53%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 7 (0.46%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 7 (0.46%) Tomcat
13 6 (0.39%) ColdFusion
13 6 (0.39%) Oracle HTTP Server
14 4 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2010
14 4 (0.26%) Skype for Business
15 3 (0.20%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 40 (2.63%) Microsoft Excel
2 37 (2.43%) Microsoft Office
3 20 (1.31%) MS Visio
4 12 (0.79%) Microsoft Project
5 11 (0.72%) Fireworks
6 9 (0.59%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 7 (0.46%) Spreadsheet
8 5 (0.33%) Gephi
8 5 (0.33%) Maple
Business Applications
1 6 (0.39%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (0.13%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.066%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.066%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.066%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 91 (5.98%) Microsoft Azure
2 79 (5.19%) Amazon AWS
3 47 (3.09%) Office 365
4 35 (2.30%) Azure Stack
5 27 (1.77%) OneDrive
6 23 (1.51%) Cloud Computing
7 14 (0.92%) OpenShift
8 10 (0.66%) Google Cloud Platform
8 10 (0.66%) Trello
9 6 (0.39%) SaaS
10 5 (0.33%) Power Platform
11 4 (0.26%) IaaS
11 4 (0.26%) PaaS
12 3 (0.20%) Dynamics 365
13 1 (0.066%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 100 (6.57%) Firewall
1 100 (6.57%) TCP/IP
2 86 (5.65%) WAN
3 70 (4.60%) DNS
4 66 (4.33%) Network Security
5 57 (3.74%) Intrusion Detection
6 53 (3.48%) DHCP
7 45 (2.95%) LAN
8 42 (2.76%) Unified Communications
9 39 (2.56%) NetScaler
10 37 (2.43%) Cisco Nexus
11 28 (1.84%) Internet
12 24 (1.58%) Skype
12 24 (1.58%) VLAN
13 21 (1.38%) VPN
14 18 (1.18%) BGP
14 18 (1.18%) SAN
15 16 (1.05%) VoIP
16 15 (0.98%) MPLS
17 13 (0.85%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 152 (9.98%) Big Data
2 99 (6.50%) SQL Server
3 79 (5.19%) MongoDB
4 49 (3.22%) Hadoop
4 49 (3.22%) MySQL
5 46 (3.02%) Relational Database
6 41 (2.69%) PostgreSQL
7 38 (2.50%) Neo4j
8 28 (1.84%) Oracle Database
9 19 (1.25%) Apache Accumulo
10 17 (1.12%) NoSQL
10 17 (1.12%) OrientDB
11 15 (0.98%) GIS
12 12 (0.79%) Apache Hive
13 11 (0.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 10 (0.66%) Geospatial Data
15 9 (0.59%) Apache Cassandra
16 8 (0.53%) IBM InfoSphere
17 7 (0.46%) Impala
17 7 (0.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 117 (7.68%) JIRA
2 84 (5.52%) Git (software)
2 84 (5.52%) Jenkins
3 80 (5.25%) LoadRunner
4 67 (4.40%) Selenium
5 59 (3.87%) JMeter
6 50 (3.28%) Cucumber
7 38 (2.50%) Bitbucket
8 34 (2.23%) JUnit
8 34 (2.23%) Visual Studio
9 33 (2.17%) NeoLoad
9 33 (2.17%) Vagrant
10 32 (2.10%) SilkPerformer
11 31 (2.04%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 27 (1.77%) Bitbucket Server
12 27 (1.77%) GitLab
13 25 (1.64%) Subversion
13 25 (1.64%) Zephyr
14 24 (1.58%) TestRail
15 23 (1.51%) HP UFT
General
1 133 (8.73%) Finance
2 66 (4.33%) Telecoms
3 60 (3.94%) Marketing
4 58 (3.81%) Manufacturing
5 56 (3.68%) Electronics
6 52 (3.41%) Military
7 39 (2.56%) Aerospace
8 38 (2.50%) Law
9 36 (2.36%) Games
10 14 (0.92%) Retail
11 13 (0.85%) Advertising
12 5 (0.33%) Legal
13 2 (0.13%) Banking
Job Titles
1 211 (13.85%) Developer
2 199 (13.07%) Analyst
3 156 (10.24%) Software Engineer
4 144 (9.46%) Architect
5 125 (8.21%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 114 (7.49%) Java Developer
7 75 (4.92%) Business Analyst
7 75 (4.92%) Project Manager
8 69 (4.53%) Network Engineer
9 67 (4.40%) Consultant
10 64 (4.20%) Test Engineer
11 61 (4.01%) Software Developer
12 59 (3.87%) Security Architect
13 58 (3.81%) Systems Engineer
14 51 (3.35%) Java Engineer
14 51 (3.35%) Solutions Architect
15 49 (3.22%) Java Software Engineer
15 49 (3.22%) Python Developer
16 48 (3.15%) Test Analyst
17 47 (3.09%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 94 (6.17%) Node.js
2 85 (5.58%) AngularJS
3 83 (5.45%) Spring
4 70 (4.60%) React
5 55 (3.61%) Web Services
6 52 (3.41%) Vue.js
7 51 (3.35%) HTML
8 50 (3.28%) .NET
9 40 (2.63%) CSS
10 38 (2.50%) J2EE
11 36 (2.36%) Django
12 34 (2.23%) XML
13 33 (2.17%) Gherkin
13 33 (2.17%) Middleware
14 31 (2.04%) Java EE
15 30 (1.97%) EJB
16 27 (1.77%) Hibernate
17 26 (1.71%) HTML5
17 26 (1.71%) Kafka
18 23 (1.51%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 200 (13.13%) Analytical Skills
2 105 (6.89%) Cyberthreat
3 78 (5.12%) Self-Motivation
4 65 (4.27%) Management Information System
5 50 (3.28%) CESG
6 26 (1.71%) Replication
7 25 (1.64%) Cybercrime
7 25 (1.64%) Data Centre
8 24 (1.58%) Algorithms
8 24 (1.58%) Driving Licence
8 24 (1.58%) User Experience
9 23 (1.51%) Hybrid Cloud
10 21 (1.38%) Clustering
11 19 (1.25%) Wiki
12 18 (1.18%) Device Driver
13 13 (0.85%) Linux Command Line
14 12 (0.79%) Cyberattack
14 12 (0.79%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
14 12 (0.79%) PKI
14 12 (0.79%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 416 (27.31%) Linux
2 322 (21.14%) Windows
3 135 (8.86%) Unix
4 125 (8.21%) Windows Server
5 91 (5.98%) Windows Server 2012
6 76 (4.99%) Android
7 46 (3.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 45 (2.95%) CentOS
9 35 (2.30%) Windows Server 2008
10 33 (2.17%) Windows 7
11 30 (1.97%) Apple iOS
12 27 (1.77%) Mac OS
13 23 (1.51%) Windows 10
14 18 (1.18%) Mac OS X
15 14 (0.92%) Windows XP
16 13 (0.85%) Windows 2000
17 10 (0.66%) Ubuntu
18 7 (0.46%) Embedded Linux
18 7 (0.46%) Windows Server 2003
19 6 (0.39%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 529 (34.73%) Agile Software Development
2 320 (21.01%) Software Engineering
3 235 (15.43%) DevOps
4 225 (14.77%) Cybersecurity
5 211 (13.85%) ITIL
6 182 (11.95%) Analytics
7 144 (9.46%) Continuous Integration
7 144 (9.46%) TDD
8 142 (9.32%) Business Development
9 141 (9.26%) Continuous Improvement
9 141 (9.26%) Data Analytics
10 138 (9.06%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 136 (8.93%) Artificial Intelligence
12 135 (8.86%) Test Automation
13 134 (8.80%) Project Management
14 130 (8.54%) Scrum
15 128 (8.40%) Mentoring
16 125 (8.21%) Information Security
17 122 (8.01%) Open Source
18 110 (7.22%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 433 (28.43%) Java
2 370 (24.29%) C
3 359 (23.57%) Python
4 283 (18.58%) C++
5 210 (13.79%) JavaScript
6 186 (12.21%) C#
7 180 (11.82%) SQL
8 118 (7.75%) PowerShell
9 83 (5.45%) Ruby
10 73 (4.79%) Bash Shell
11 59 (3.87%) Go
12 42 (2.76%) Scala
13 36 (2.36%) Shell Script
14 32 (2.10%) VB
15 31 (2.04%) PHP
16 26 (1.71%) PL/SQL
17 24 (1.58%) Perl
17 24 (1.58%) R
18 18 (1.18%) Rust
19 16 (1.05%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 1,523 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 640 (42.02%) SC Cleared
3 272 (17.86%) Degree
4 82 (5.38%) Cisco Certification
5 61 (4.01%) ISTQB
6 58 (3.81%) CCNA
7 51 (3.35%) Microsoft Certification
8 47 (3.09%) APMP
8 47 (3.09%) CESG Certified Professional
9 38 (2.50%) MCP
10 35 (2.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 34 (2.23%) CISSP
12 31 (2.04%) ISEB
13 25 (1.64%) CCNP
13 25 (1.64%) MCSE
14 23 (1.51%) GIAC
15 21 (1.38%) OCP
15 21 (1.38%) Oracle Certification
15 21 (1.38%) SAP Certification
16 19 (1.25%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (2.36%) SLA
2 28 (1.84%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 23 (1.51%) JSP 440
4 22 (1.44%) GDPR
5 14 (0.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 10 (0.66%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 8 (0.53%) NCSC
8 7 (0.46%) HMG Infosec
8 7 (0.46%) PCI DSS
9 4 (0.26%) NIST
9 4 (0.26%) QA
10 3 (0.20%) COBIT
10 3 (0.20%) Government Security Classifications
10 3 (0.20%) PMO
10 3 (0.20%) RMADS
11 2 (0.13%) Data Quality
11 2 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 15288
11 2 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27005
12 1 (0.066%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 163 (10.70%) Active Directory
2 124 (8.14%) Docker
3 119 (7.81%) VMware Infrastructure
4 93 (6.11%) Hyper-V
5 48 (3.15%) Microsoft App-V
6 40 (2.63%) XenApp
7 39 (2.56%) XenDesktop
8 29 (1.90%) VMware ESXi
9 27 (1.77%) vSphere
10 24 (1.58%) Virtual Desktop
11 20 (1.31%) Oracle RAC
11 20 (1.31%) VirtualBox
12 12 (0.79%) Virtual Machines
13 9 (0.59%) Virtual Servers
14 8 (0.53%) Apache ZooKeeper
14 8 (0.53%) BitLocker
14 8 (0.53%) Firmware
15 7 (0.46%) Apache Flume
15 7 (0.46%) VMware NSX
16 4 (0.26%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 144 (9.46%) SCCM
2 93 (6.11%) SCOM
3 81 (5.32%) Ansible
4 52 (3.41%) Puppet
5 45 (2.95%) Kubernetes
6 44 (2.89%) SCOrch
7 43 (2.82%) HP Quality Center
8 40 (2.63%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 26 (1.71%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
10 25 (1.64%) SCVMM
11 24 (1.58%) HP ALM
12 21 (1.38%) vRealize
13 20 (1.31%) Terraform
14 17 (1.12%) Opscode Chef
15 14 (0.92%) WSUS
16 13 (0.85%) Nagios
17 12 (0.79%) vCenter Server
18 10 (0.66%) Check_MK
19 9 (0.59%) Cisco Prime
19 9 (0.59%) Salt
Vendors
1 251 (16.48%) Microsoft
2 152 (9.98%) Cisco
3 143 (9.39%) VMware
4 131 (8.60%) Oracle
5 92 (6.04%) HP
6 82 (5.38%) Citrix
7 76 (4.99%) SAP
8 39 (2.56%) Red Hat
8 39 (2.56%) Splunk
9 34 (2.23%) Juniper
10 32 (2.10%) Atlassian
11 26 (1.71%) McAfee
12 17 (1.12%) Google
12 17 (1.12%) Sybase
13 15 (0.98%) Samsung
14 10 (0.66%) Apple
14 10 (0.66%) Symantec
15 9 (0.59%) CA Agile Central
15 9 (0.59%) IBM
15 9 (0.59%) NetWitness