Period
to 16 August 2018

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 16 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Developed Vetting (DV) Clearance
UK > England
6 months to
16 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 434 439 386
Rank change year-on-year +5 -53 +60
Permanent jobs citing DV Cleared 1,118 1,172 1,531
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.71% 0.70% 0.82%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.97% 2.88% 3.05%
Number of salaries quoted 628 795 980
England median annual salary £47,500 £48,700 £52,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.46% -6.79% +4.50%
10th Percentile £30,925 £30,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £71,500 £75,000 £85,000
UK median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -5.00% -4.76% +5.00%

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 37,660 40,724 50,176
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 23.82% 24.49% 26.89%
Number of salaries quoted 28,138 31,511 40,912
England median annual salary £50,000 £46,250 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.11% -2.63% +5.56%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £76,250
UK median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - -

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 16 August 2018.

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 16 August 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
South West +9 485 £46,000 - 59
South East -27 266 £45,000 - 33
London -26 211 £50,500 -8.18% 35
East of England +38 70 £62,500 +31.93% 2
North of England +41 66 £40,000 +6.67% 2
North West +36 66 £40,000 +6.67% 1
Midlands -3 21 £39,750 -20.50% 10
West Midlands +4 18 £41,000 -18.00% 9
East Midlands +6 3 £38,500 -18.95% 1
DV Cleared
UK

For the 6 months to 16 August 2018, 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 1,118 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 570 (50.98%) C
3 411 (36.76%) SC Cleared
4 400 (35.78%) Agile Software Development
5 365 (32.65%) Windows
6 354 (31.66%) Python
7 353 (31.57%) Java
8 347 (31.04%) Linux
9 320 (28.62%) Software Engineering
10 274 (24.51%) Degree
11 257 (22.99%) C++
12 197 (17.62%) JavaScript
13 193 (17.26%) Cybersecurity
14 192 (17.17%) C#
14 192 (17.17%) Microsoft
15 182 (16.28%) Continuous Integration
16 179 (16.01%) VMware
17 173 (15.47%) SQL
18 163 (14.58%) Scrum
19 158 (14.13%) VMware Infrastructure
20 157 (14.04%) Test Automation
20 157 (14.04%) DevOps
21 153 (13.69%) Firewall
22 151 (13.51%) Cisco Certification
23 146 (13.06%) ITIL
24 140 (12.52%) TDD
25 136 (12.16%) Cisco
26 134 (11.99%) PowerShell
27 133 (11.90%) JIRA
28 129 (11.54%) Bash Shell

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 66 (5.90%) Confluence
2 65 (5.81%) Elasticsearch
3 49 (4.38%) Apache Spark
4 36 (3.22%) Apache Pig
5 31 (2.77%) SharePoint
6 22 (1.97%) MS Exchange
7 17 (1.52%) Apache
8 15 (1.34%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 13 (1.16%) JBoss
10 11 (0.98%) WebLogic
11 10 (0.89%) SharePoint 2010
11 10 (0.89%) SharePoint 2013
12 9 (0.81%) Skype for Business
13 8 (0.72%) Alfresco
13 8 (0.72%) Joomla!
14 6 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2010
15 5 (0.45%) IIS
16 4 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2013
16 4 (0.36%) GeoServer
17 3 (0.27%) OpenStack
Applications
1 27 (2.42%) Microsoft Office
2 17 (1.52%) Microsoft Project
3 3 (0.27%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (0.27%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.27%) Stata
4 1 (0.089%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.089%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 3 (0.27%) Dynamics AX
1 3 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.089%) assyst
2 1 (0.089%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.089%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 52 (4.65%) Amazon AWS
2 45 (4.03%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (0.54%) Cloud Computing
3 6 (0.54%) Office 365
4 5 (0.45%) Amazon S3
4 5 (0.45%) Dynamics 365
5 4 (0.36%) AWS CodePipeline
6 3 (0.27%) Amazon SQS
6 3 (0.27%) AWS Fargate
6 3 (0.27%) AWS Lambda
6 3 (0.27%) Azure Active Directory
6 3 (0.27%) GitHub
6 3 (0.27%) IaaS
6 3 (0.27%) PaaS
6 3 (0.27%) SaaS
6 3 (0.27%) Serverless
7 2 (0.18%) Trello
8 1 (0.089%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 153 (13.69%) Firewall
2 78 (6.98%) TCP/IP
3 77 (6.89%) LAN
4 74 (6.62%) WAN
5 72 (6.44%) Network Security
6 48 (4.29%) HTTP
7 47 (4.20%) SSL
8 44 (3.94%) Cisco Nexus
9 39 (3.49%) DNS
10 32 (2.86%) DHCP
10 32 (2.86%) NX-OS
11 30 (2.68%) BGP
12 29 (2.59%) Intrusion Detection
12 29 (2.59%) Wireshark
13 28 (2.50%) VPN
14 27 (2.42%) VoIP
15 24 (2.15%) VLAN
16 23 (2.06%) Cisco ASA
16 23 (2.06%) Cisco IOS
16 23 (2.06%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 119 (10.64%) Big Data
2 101 (9.03%) Hadoop
3 71 (6.35%) Apache Hive
4 66 (5.90%) SQL Server
5 56 (5.01%) MySQL
6 45 (4.03%) MongoDB
7 27 (2.42%) Impala
8 23 (2.06%) Neo4j
9 20 (1.79%) Oracle Database
10 19 (1.70%) Apache Accumulo
11 16 (1.43%) Relational Database
12 15 (1.34%) GIS
12 15 (1.34%) HBase
12 15 (1.34%) Oracle Database 11g
13 14 (1.25%) Geospatial Data
14 13 (1.16%) Oracle Database 10g
15 11 (0.98%) Sqoop
16 9 (0.81%) NoSQL
17 7 (0.63%) PostgreSQL
18 5 (0.45%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 133 (11.90%) JIRA
2 93 (8.32%) Selenium
3 89 (7.96%) Git (software)
4 80 (7.16%) Jenkins
5 76 (6.80%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 71 (6.35%) Bitbucket
7 43 (3.85%) Cucumber
8 38 (3.40%) JUnit
9 36 (3.22%) CodeSonar
9 36 (3.22%) git-flow
9 36 (3.22%) Robot Framework
10 31 (2.77%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 25 (2.24%) MSI
12 23 (2.06%) Eclipse
13 15 (1.34%) JMeter
13 15 (1.34%) Rational DOORS
14 14 (1.25%) Maven
15 12 (1.07%) LoadRunner
16 11 (0.98%) Redmine
16 11 (0.98%) Subversion
General
1 67 (5.99%) Finance
2 61 (5.46%) Military
3 42 (3.76%) Telecoms
4 35 (3.13%) Marketing
5 33 (2.95%) Electronics
6 32 (2.86%) Law
6 32 (2.86%) Manufacturing
7 24 (2.15%) Games
8 12 (1.07%) Legal
9 9 (0.81%) Retail
10 8 (0.72%) Aerospace
10 8 (0.72%) Back Office
10 8 (0.72%) Publishing
11 3 (0.27%) Automotive
12 2 (0.18%) Banking
Job Titles
1 222 (19.86%) Software Engineer
2 109 (9.75%) Developer
3 87 (7.78%) Architect
4 86 (7.69%) Consultant
5 80 (7.16%) Analyst
6 79 (7.07%) Java Engineer
7 77 (6.89%) Network Engineer
8 75 (6.71%) Java Software Engineer
9 61 (5.46%) Java Developer
10 54 (4.83%) C++ Software Engineer
11 52 (4.65%) Systems Engineer
12 50 (4.47%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 49 (4.38%) Solutions Architect
14 48 (4.29%) Software Developer
15 45 (4.03%) DV Cleared Software Engineer
16 40 (3.58%) C# Software Engineer
16 40 (3.58%) Test Engineer
17 33 (2.95%) Test Analyst
18 27 (2.42%) Project Manager
19 25 (2.24%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (7.69%) Java EE
2 85 (7.60%) Django
3 83 (7.42%) AngularJS
3 83 (7.42%) Node.js
4 67 (5.99%) Spring
5 57 (5.10%) .NET
6 56 (5.01%) HTML
7 50 (4.47%) REST
7 50 (4.47%) Web Services
8 49 (4.38%) .NET Framework
9 48 (4.29%) JSF
10 47 (4.20%) XML
11 41 (3.67%) Hibernate
12 40 (3.58%) CSS
12 40 (3.58%) EJB
12 40 (3.58%) RabbitMQ
13 39 (3.49%) LAMP
13 39 (3.49%) STL
14 38 (3.40%) Spring MVC
15 37 (3.31%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 106 (9.48%) Analytical Skills
2 84 (7.51%) Computer Science
3 59 (5.28%) Management Information System
4 52 (4.65%) Self-Motivation
5 27 (2.42%) PKI
6 25 (2.24%) Data Centre
7 21 (1.88%) Hybrid Cloud
8 18 (1.61%) User Experience
9 17 (1.52%) Driving Licence
10 16 (1.43%) Cyberthreat
10 16 (1.43%) Linux Command Line
10 16 (1.43%) Wiki
11 15 (1.34%) Blackberry
12 14 (1.25%) Device Driver
13 12 (1.07%) Cybercrime
14 11 (0.98%) CESG
15 10 (0.89%) Fat Client
15 10 (0.89%) Thin Client
16 8 (0.72%) iPhone
16 8 (0.72%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 365 (32.65%) Windows
2 347 (31.04%) Linux
3 103 (9.21%) Unix
4 80 (7.16%) Android
5 74 (6.62%) Mac OS X
5 74 (6.62%) Windows 7
6 68 (6.08%) Windows Server
7 59 (5.28%) Apple iOS
8 54 (4.83%) Windows Server 2012
9 50 (4.47%) CentOS
10 41 (3.67%) Windows Server 2008
11 40 (3.58%) Windows 10
12 37 (3.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 13 (1.16%) Solaris
13 13 (1.16%) Ubuntu
14 9 (0.81%) Windows XP
15 8 (0.72%) Windows Phone
16 7 (0.63%) Fedora
17 2 (0.18%) Oracle Linux
17 2 (0.18%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 400 (35.78%) Agile Software Development
2 320 (28.62%) Software Engineering
3 193 (17.26%) Cybersecurity
4 182 (16.28%) Continuous Integration
5 163 (14.58%) Scrum
6 157 (14.04%) DevOps
6 157 (14.04%) Test Automation
7 146 (13.06%) ITIL
8 140 (12.52%) TDD
9 123 (11.00%) Service Management
10 113 (10.11%) Project Management
11 111 (9.93%) Mentoring
12 103 (9.21%) User Stories
13 101 (9.03%) Information Security
14 89 (7.96%) Open Source
15 83 (7.42%) Change Management
15 83 (7.42%) Customer Requirements
16 82 (7.33%) Business Development
16 82 (7.33%) SDLC
17 74 (6.62%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 570 (50.98%) C
2 354 (31.66%) Python
3 353 (31.57%) Java
4 257 (22.99%) C++
5 197 (17.62%) JavaScript
6 192 (17.17%) C#
7 173 (15.47%) SQL
8 134 (11.99%) PowerShell
9 129 (11.54%) Bash Shell
10 65 (5.81%) Perl
11 58 (5.19%) Ruby
12 50 (4.47%) Objective-C
12 50 (4.47%) PHP
13 29 (2.59%) PL/SQL
14 19 (1.70%) Go
15 15 (1.34%) VB
16 14 (1.25%) Rust
17 13 (1.16%) Scala
18 11 (0.98%) Korn
19 9 (0.81%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 1,118 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 411 (36.76%) SC Cleared
3 274 (24.51%) Degree
4 151 (13.51%) Cisco Certification
5 113 (10.11%) CCNA
6 84 (7.51%) Microsoft Certification
7 77 (6.89%) CISSP
8 76 (6.80%) MCSE
9 61 (5.46%) GIAC
10 59 (5.28%) CompTIA Security+
10 59 (5.28%) SANS
11 58 (5.19%) SSCP
12 55 (4.92%) Linux+ Certification
12 55 (4.92%) Network+ Certification
13 39 (3.49%) CCNP
14 32 (2.86%) Numerate Degree
15 27 (2.42%) ISTQB
16 23 (2.06%) APMP
17 18 (1.61%) ISEB
17 18 (1.61%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (4.03%) SLA
2 16 (1.43%) QA
3 15 (1.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 13 (1.16%) JSP 440
5 12 (1.07%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 9 (0.81%) PMO
7 8 (0.72%) RMADS
8 7 (0.63%) GDPR
8 7 (0.63%) Government Security Classifications
9 5 (0.45%) Data Quality
10 3 (0.27%) COBIT
10 3 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 2 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 2 (0.18%) NIST 800
12 1 (0.089%) GxP
System Software
1 158 (14.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 103 (9.21%) Active Directory
3 98 (8.77%) Docker
4 72 (6.44%) vSphere
5 62 (5.55%) Hyper-V
6 36 (3.22%) VMware ESXi
7 30 (2.68%) Virtual Machines
8 25 (2.24%) Apache Flume
8 25 (2.24%) HDFS
8 25 (2.24%) VMware NSX
9 24 (2.15%) Microsoft App-V
10 19 (1.70%) Virtual Desktop
11 16 (1.43%) NFS
11 16 (1.43%) Samba
12 12 (1.07%) VirtualBox
13 10 (0.89%) ProxySG
14 8 (0.72%) Forefront TMG
14 8 (0.72%) Terminal Services
14 8 (0.72%) VMware Workstation
14 8 (0.72%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 105 (9.39%) Puppet
2 60 (5.37%) SCCM
3 54 (4.83%) Nagios
4 41 (3.67%) Salt
5 40 (3.58%) Ansible
5 40 (3.58%) SCOM
6 38 (3.40%) Cisco LMS
6 38 (3.40%) Opsview
7 28 (2.50%) vCenter Server
8 26 (2.33%) Kibana
8 26 (2.33%) WSUS
9 23 (2.06%) Cisco Prime
10 18 (1.61%) Kubernetes
10 18 (1.61%) vRealize
11 13 (1.16%) Opscode Chef
12 9 (0.81%) HP ALM
13 8 (0.72%) Forefront Identity Manager
13 8 (0.72%) MOM
14 7 (0.63%) OpenNMS
14 7 (0.63%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 192 (17.17%) Microsoft
2 179 (16.01%) VMware
3 136 (12.16%) Cisco
4 75 (6.71%) Atlassian
5 57 (5.10%) Oracle
6 54 (4.83%) Red Hat
7 27 (2.42%) SAP
8 26 (2.33%) F5
9 25 (2.24%) Cloudera
10 23 (2.06%) Citrix
10 23 (2.06%) HP
10 23 (2.06%) Juniper
11 22 (1.97%) McAfee
12 21 (1.88%) SolarWinds
13 20 (1.79%) EMC
14 17 (1.52%) NetApp
15 13 (1.16%) Dell
15 13 (1.16%) IBM
16 11 (0.98%) Blue Coat
16 11 (0.98%) BT