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

Developed Vetting (DV) Clearance
UK > England
6 months to
23 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 469 364 491
Rank change year-on-year -105 +127 -82
Permanent jobs citing DV Cleared 990 1,391 1,143
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.60% 0.84% 0.58%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.53% 3.31% 2.09%
Number of salaries quoted 592 937 677
England median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% -9.52% +10.53%
10th Percentile £28,000 £30,000 £33,900
90th Percentile £67,500 £75,000 £76,100
UK median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year -5.26% -9.52% +10.53%

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 39,081 42,060 54,660
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 23.70% 25.40% 27.51%
Number of salaries quoted 30,559 33,463 44,016
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

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 23 February 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 23 February 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 -27 456 £45,000 - 45
South East -16 217 £42,000 -23.64% 44
London -118 143 £52,500 -8.70% 22
East of England +42 68 £45,000 - 6
North of England -52 68 £45,000 - 7
North West -63 62 £45,000 +5.88% 6
Midlands +25 48 £60,000 +33.33% 9
West Midlands +22 46 £62,500 +31.58% 5
North East -30 5 £28,000 -37.78%
South Coast - 3 - -
East Midlands -5 2 £40,000 +6.67% 4
Yorkshire +20 1 £40,000 -20.00% 1
DV Cleared
UK

For the 6 months to 23 February 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.

1 990 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 412 (41.62%) SC Cleared
3 394 (39.80%) C
4 330 (33.33%) Windows
5 281 (28.38%) Agile Software Development
6 241 (24.34%) ITIL
7 240 (24.24%) Linux
8 220 (22.22%) Microsoft
9 214 (21.62%) VMware
10 205 (20.71%) Degree
11 199 (20.10%) Java
12 187 (18.89%) Python
13 178 (17.98%) VMware Infrastructure
14 175 (17.68%) Service Management
15 174 (17.58%) Software Engineering
16 164 (16.57%) Active Directory
17 147 (14.85%) Cybersecurity
18 139 (14.04%) Analytical Skills
19 129 (13.03%) Firewall
20 128 (12.93%) SQL
21 125 (12.63%) Cisco Certification
21 125 (12.63%) DevOps
22 123 (12.42%) LAN
23 118 (11.92%) Change Management
24 117 (11.82%) Information Security
25 116 (11.72%) WAN
26 114 (11.52%) C++
27 109 (11.01%) Service Delivery
28 107 (10.81%) Cisco
29 104 (10.51%) Unix

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 59 (5.96%) Apache Spark
1 59 (5.96%) SharePoint
2 53 (5.35%) Confluence
3 36 (3.64%) Elasticsearch
4 27 (2.73%) SharePoint 2010
5 24 (2.42%) MS Exchange
5 24 (2.42%) SharePoint 2013
6 20 (2.02%) WebSphere
7 19 (1.92%) WebSphere Portal
8 17 (1.72%) IIS
9 16 (1.62%) Apache
10 15 (1.52%) Apache Pig
10 15 (1.52%) JBoss
11 6 (0.61%) Skype for Business
12 4 (0.40%) Apache Solr
12 4 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2013
13 3 (0.30%) Tomcat
13 3 (0.30%) WebLogic
14 2 (0.20%) SAS
14 2 (0.20%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 72 (7.27%) Microsoft Office
2 14 (1.41%) Microsoft Excel
3 9 (0.91%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 7 (0.71%) Spreadsheet
5 4 (0.40%) Microsoft Project
6 2 (0.20%) GIMP
6 2 (0.20%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.10%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.10%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 19 (1.92%) Oracle BPM
2 5 (0.51%) assyst
3 2 (0.20%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.10%) LabWindows
Cloud Services
1 16 (1.62%) Amazon S3
2 14 (1.41%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (1.31%) Microsoft Azure
4 10 (1.01%) Office 365
5 6 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (0.30%) SaaS
7 2 (0.20%) OpenShift
7 2 (0.20%) Slack
8 1 (0.10%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.10%) Amazon EMR
8 1 (0.10%) Amazon Kinesis
8 1 (0.10%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 129 (13.03%) Firewall
2 123 (12.42%) LAN
3 116 (11.72%) WAN
4 84 (8.48%) TCP/IP
5 82 (8.28%) DNS
6 72 (7.27%) Network Security
7 70 (7.07%) DHCP
8 49 (4.95%) Cisco Nexus
8 49 (4.95%) NX-OS
9 41 (4.14%) HTTP
10 40 (4.04%) Wireshark
11 36 (3.64%) BGP
11 36 (3.64%) Wireless
12 35 (3.54%) FTP
13 34 (3.43%) SMTP
14 31 (3.13%) Internet
15 29 (2.93%) Cisco IOS
16 27 (2.73%) VoIP
17 24 (2.42%) Intrusion Detection
17 24 (2.42%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (7.98%) Hadoop
2 68 (6.87%) Big Data
3 56 (5.66%) SQL Server
4 38 (3.84%) Relational Database
5 33 (3.33%) MongoDB
6 32 (3.23%) Apache Hive
7 31 (3.13%) GIS
8 27 (2.73%) Oracle Database
9 22 (2.22%) Oracle Database 11g
10 21 (2.12%) Geospatial Data
10 21 (2.12%) MySQL
11 20 (2.02%) Apache Accumulo
11 20 (2.02%) Oracle Database 10g
12 15 (1.52%) RDBMS
12 15 (1.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 13 (1.31%) SQL Server 2012
13 13 (1.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 12 (1.21%) SQL Server 2008
15 11 (1.11%) SQL Server 2014
16 9 (0.91%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 92 (9.29%) JIRA
2 62 (6.26%) Jenkins
3 49 (4.95%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 47 (4.75%) Git (software)
5 43 (4.34%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 41 (4.14%) Selenium
7 27 (2.73%) Bitbucket
8 22 (2.22%) Cucumber
9 19 (1.92%) JUnit
10 15 (1.52%) JMeter
11 14 (1.41%) Rational DOORS
11 14 (1.41%) Rational Rhapsody
11 14 (1.41%) Redmine
11 14 (1.41%) WATIR
12 12 (1.21%) EasyMock
13 11 (1.11%) MSI
14 7 (0.71%) Visual Studio
15 4 (0.40%) Metasploit
15 4 (0.40%) Subversion
15 4 (0.40%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 75 (7.58%) Finance
2 44 (4.44%) Military
3 38 (3.84%) Telecoms
4 17 (1.72%) Law
5 15 (1.52%) Marketing
6 13 (1.31%) Aerospace
6 13 (1.31%) Retail
7 12 (1.21%) Electronics
8 10 (1.01%) Games
9 8 (0.81%) Manufacturing
10 6 (0.61%) Legal
11 2 (0.20%) Automotive
11 2 (0.20%) Back Office
11 2 (0.20%) Banking
12 1 (0.10%) Local Government
12 1 (0.10%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 135 (13.64%) Analyst
2 117 (11.82%) Software Engineer
3 83 (8.38%) Network Engineer
4 71 (7.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 63 (6.36%) Consultant
6 58 (5.86%) Architect
6 58 (5.86%) Java Engineer
7 48 (4.85%) Java Software Engineer
8 45 (4.55%) Developer
9 42 (4.24%) Administrator
10 37 (3.74%) Project Manager
10 37 (3.74%) Systems Engineer
11 34 (3.43%) Security Analyst
12 32 (3.23%) Service Analyst
13 31 (3.13%) Integration Engineer
13 31 (3.13%) Test Engineer
14 29 (2.93%) Linux Engineer
15 28 (2.83%) Security Engineer
15 28 (2.83%) Software Developer
16 27 (2.73%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (5.66%) HTML
2 52 (5.25%) Java EE
3 45 (4.55%) CSS
3 45 (4.55%) Spring
4 43 (4.34%) Web Services
5 41 (4.14%) JSF
6 37 (3.74%) HTML5
7 35 (3.54%) .NET
8 31 (3.13%) CSS3
8 31 (3.13%) Hibernate
9 30 (3.03%) AngularJS
9 30 (3.03%) XML
10 29 (2.93%) J2EE
11 25 (2.53%) jQuery
12 21 (2.12%) Node.js
13 20 (2.02%) Middleware
14 18 (1.82%) EJB
15 14 (1.41%) REST
16 13 (1.31%) Django
16 13 (1.31%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 139 (14.04%) Analytical Skills
2 83 (8.38%) Management Information System
3 57 (5.76%) Computer Science
4 42 (4.24%) CESG
5 38 (3.84%) Data Centre
6 28 (2.83%) Driving Licence
7 26 (2.63%) Cyberthreat
8 25 (2.53%) Fat Client
8 25 (2.53%) Thin Client
9 23 (2.32%) User Experience
10 19 (1.92%) Derivative
10 19 (1.92%) PKI
11 14 (1.41%) Device Driver
11 14 (1.41%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 12 (1.21%) CESG CLAS
12 12 (1.21%) Security Operations Centre
12 12 (1.21%) Wiki
13 10 (1.01%) Linux Command Line
13 10 (1.01%) PDA
14 7 (0.71%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 330 (33.33%) Windows
2 240 (24.24%) Linux
3 104 (10.51%) Unix
4 75 (7.58%) Windows Server
5 61 (6.16%) Windows 7
6 46 (4.65%) Windows Server 2008
7 39 (3.94%) Windows Server 2012
8 37 (3.74%) CentOS
9 34 (3.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 34 (3.43%) Windows 10
10 23 (2.32%) Android
11 21 (2.12%) Oracle Linux
12 20 (2.02%) Mac OS X
13 12 (1.21%) Windows XP
14 10 (1.01%) VxWorks
14 10 (1.01%) Windows Server 2003
15 3 (0.30%) Apple iOS
15 3 (0.30%) Nucleus RTOS
15 3 (0.30%) SUSE
16 2 (0.20%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 281 (28.38%) Agile Software Development
2 241 (24.34%) ITIL
3 175 (17.68%) Service Management
4 174 (17.58%) Software Engineering
5 147 (14.85%) Cybersecurity
6 125 (12.63%) DevOps
7 118 (11.92%) Change Management
8 117 (11.82%) Information Security
9 109 (11.01%) Service Delivery
10 98 (9.90%) Continuous Integration
11 95 (9.60%) Root Cause Analysis
12 88 (8.89%) Project Management
13 81 (8.18%) Incident Management
13 81 (8.18%) Scrum
14 73 (7.37%) TDD
15 69 (6.97%) Infrastructure Management
16 66 (6.67%) Network Monitoring
16 66 (6.67%) Test Automation
17 64 (6.46%) Configuration Management
17 64 (6.46%) Customer Requirements
Programming Languages
1 394 (39.80%) C
2 199 (20.10%) Java
3 187 (18.89%) Python
4 128 (12.93%) SQL
5 114 (11.52%) C++
6 97 (9.80%) JavaScript
7 78 (7.88%) Bash Shell
8 74 (7.47%) PowerShell
9 61 (6.16%) C#
10 47 (4.75%) Perl
11 29 (2.93%) Ruby
12 27 (2.73%) PL/SQL
13 21 (2.12%) PHP
13 21 (2.12%) Shell Script
14 17 (1.72%) Korn
15 13 (1.31%) R
16 12 (1.21%) MATLAB
16 12 (1.21%) Scala
17 8 (0.81%) Objective-C
18 5 (0.51%) VB
Qualifications
1 990 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 412 (41.62%) SC Cleared
3 205 (20.71%) Degree
4 125 (12.63%) Cisco Certification
5 74 (7.47%) CCNA
6 69 (6.97%) CISSP
7 53 (5.35%) Microsoft Certification
8 43 (4.34%) CCNP
9 36 (3.64%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 32 (3.23%) GIAC
11 28 (2.83%) CompTIA Security+
11 28 (2.83%) Numerate Degree
12 26 (2.63%) CESG Certified Professional
12 26 (2.63%) SANS
13 22 (2.22%) MCSE
14 21 (2.12%) MCITP
14 21 (2.12%) MCTS
15 20 (2.02%) MCP
16 19 (1.92%) RHCE
16 19 (1.92%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 77 (7.78%) SLA
2 40 (4.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 26 (2.63%) RMADS
4 22 (2.22%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 13 (1.31%) PMO
6 11 (1.11%) JSP 440
6 11 (1.11%) MISRA
7 6 (0.61%) NIST 800
8 5 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 3 (0.30%) Data Quality
9 3 (0.30%) GDPR
9 3 (0.30%) Government Security Classifications
10 2 (0.20%) ISO 22301
11 1 (0.10%) ISO 9001
11 1 (0.10%) QA
11 1 (0.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 178 (17.98%) VMware Infrastructure
2 164 (16.57%) Active Directory
3 54 (5.45%) Hyper-V
4 43 (4.34%) Virtual Machines
5 34 (3.43%) VMware ESXi
5 34 (3.43%) vSphere
6 30 (3.03%) NFS
6 30 (3.03%) Samba
7 25 (2.53%) VMware NSX
8 23 (2.32%) Docker
9 17 (1.72%) Snort
10 12 (1.21%) Virtual Desktop
10 12 (1.21%) Virtual Servers
11 11 (1.11%) Microsoft App-V
12 10 (1.01%) Apache Flume
13 8 (0.81%) VMware Workstation
14 7 (0.71%) Firmware
15 6 (0.61%) HDFS
16 5 (0.51%) BitLocker
17 2 (0.20%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 69 (6.97%) Puppet
2 65 (6.57%) Nagios
3 49 (4.95%) Cisco LMS
3 49 (4.95%) Opsview
4 36 (3.64%) SCCM
5 27 (2.73%) vCenter Server
6 25 (2.53%) Cisco Prime
7 17 (1.72%) Ansible
8 15 (1.52%) SCOM
9 14 (1.41%) HP ALM
10 12 (1.21%) Kibana
11 11 (1.11%) Opscode Chef
12 7 (0.71%) Host Intrusion Detection System
12 7 (0.71%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
12 7 (0.71%) SCVMM
13 6 (0.61%) Forefront Identity Manager
13 6 (0.61%) HP Data Protector
13 6 (0.61%) SCDPM
14 5 (0.51%) OpenView Configuration Management
14 5 (0.51%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 220 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 214 (21.62%) VMware
3 107 (10.81%) Cisco
4 86 (8.69%) Oracle
5 51 (5.15%) Atlassian
5 51 (5.15%) HP
6 45 (4.55%) Red Hat
7 32 (3.23%) Juniper
8 31 (3.13%) Fujitsu
9 29 (2.93%) Citrix
10 20 (2.02%) SolarWinds
11 17 (1.72%) Dell
12 16 (1.62%) EMC
12 16 (1.62%) NetApp
12 16 (1.62%) Scality
13 15 (1.52%) McAfee
13 15 (1.52%) Sun
14 14 (1.41%) CA Agile Central
15 11 (1.11%) Cloudera
16 10 (1.01%) ESRI