Period
to 9 April 2020

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

Developed Vetting (DV) Clearance
UK > England
6 months to
9 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 321 332 498
Rank change year-on-year +11 +166 -67
Permanent jobs citing DV Cleared 1,011 1,345 915
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.95% 0.97% 0.55%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.42% 3.94% 2.32%
Number of salaries quoted 621 752 489
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.77% +15.56% -2.70%
10th Percentile £35,000 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £77,500 £67,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.77% +15.56% -5.01%

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 22,881 34,112 39,355
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 21.54% 24.69% 23.72%
Number of salaries quoted 16,922 24,774 30,391
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +3.09% +7.78%
10th Percentile £28,250 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £83,750 £81,250 £80,000
UK median annual salary £50,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +1.00% +5.26% +5.56%

DV Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for DV Cleared in England

DV Cleared
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing DV Cleared in England.

Salary trend for DV Cleared in England

DV Cleared
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing DV Cleared in England over the 6 months to 9 April 2020.

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 9 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
South West 0 405 £55,000 +10.00% 74
London +76 241 £55,000 -2.22% 55
South East -29 225 £55,000 +15.79% 30
Midlands +16 60 £47,500 +82.69% 6
West Midlands +10 48 £47,500 +82.69% 5
North of England +76 41 £40,000 -27.27% 9
East of England +67 41 £51,250 -6.82% 31
North West +70 38 £37,500 -31.82% 6
East Midlands - 14 £35,800 -
Yorkshire - 3 £42,500 - 3
DV Cleared
UK

For the 6 months to 9 April 2020, 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 1,011 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 455 (45.00%) SC Cleared
3 385 (38.08%) Agile Software Development
4 265 (26.21%) Java
5 250 (24.73%) Python
6 236 (23.34%) Linux
7 214 (21.17%) Windows
8 199 (19.68%) Degree
9 195 (19.29%) DevOps
10 187 (18.50%) C
11 185 (18.30%) C++
12 181 (17.90%) Software Engineering
13 172 (17.01%) Microsoft
14 168 (16.62%) Cybersecurity
15 156 (15.43%) VMware
16 141 (13.95%) C#
17 133 (13.16%) JavaScript
18 123 (12.17%) Big Data
19 120 (11.87%) VMware Infrastructure
19 120 (11.87%) Active Directory
20 118 (11.67%) SQL
21 114 (11.28%) Machine Learning
22 109 (10.78%) ITIL
23 99 (9.79%) Analytical Skills
24 96 (9.50%) Docker
25 93 (9.20%) Public Sector
26 92 (9.10%) Ansible
27 90 (8.90%) MongoDB
28 88 (8.70%) Cisco
29 82 (8.11%) 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 48 (4.75%) Elasticsearch
2 42 (4.15%) Apache Spark
3 39 (3.86%) SharePoint
4 34 (3.36%) Apache
4 34 (3.36%) Apache Solr
5 22 (2.18%) Confluence
6 18 (1.78%) MS Exchange
7 16 (1.58%) IIS
8 15 (1.48%) JBoss
9 13 (1.29%) OpenStack
10 7 (0.69%) Tomcat
11 4 (0.40%) Tornado
11 4 (0.40%) WebLogic
11 4 (0.40%) WildFly
12 3 (0.30%) SharePoint 2013
12 3 (0.30%) WebSphere
13 2 (0.20%) Moodle
13 2 (0.20%) Oracle Application Server
13 2 (0.20%) Oracle Spatial
13 2 (0.20%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 29 (2.87%) Microsoft Office
2 24 (2.37%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 23 (2.27%) Microsoft Excel
4 11 (1.09%) MS Visio
5 9 (0.89%) OrCAD
6 7 (0.69%) Microsoft Project
7 2 (0.20%) Gephi
8 1 (0.099%) Simulink
8 1 (0.099%) SOLIDWORKS
8 1 (0.099%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 6 (0.59%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.099%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.099%) Infor M3
2 1 (0.099%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.099%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.099%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.099%) Oracle HRMS
2 1 (0.099%) Oracle iRecruitment
2 1 (0.099%) Oracle Payroll
2 1 (0.099%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 78 (7.72%) Azure
2 77 (7.62%) AWS
3 17 (1.68%) AWS CloudFormation
4 15 (1.48%) Office 365
4 15 (1.48%) OpenShift
5 13 (1.29%) SaaS
6 12 (1.19%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 12 (1.19%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 11 (1.09%) Amazon ECS
7 11 (1.09%) Amazon EKS
7 11 (1.09%) AWS Fargate
8 10 (0.99%) Trello
9 8 (0.79%) PaaS
10 7 (0.69%) Azure Stack
10 7 (0.69%) GCP
10 7 (0.69%) OneDrive
11 6 (0.59%) IaaS
12 5 (0.49%) Dynamics 365
13 4 (0.40%) NuGet
14 3 (0.30%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 55 (5.44%) Firewall
2 51 (5.04%) TCP/IP
3 50 (4.95%) LAN
4 49 (4.85%) DNS
4 49 (4.85%) WAN
5 38 (3.76%) DHCP
6 35 (3.46%) Internet
6 35 (3.46%) VPN
7 24 (2.37%) Network Security
8 22 (2.18%) HTTP
9 21 (2.08%) SAN
10 20 (1.98%) Cisco IOS
10 20 (1.98%) Wireshark
11 17 (1.68%) Intrusion Detection
11 17 (1.68%) OSPF
12 15 (1.48%) BGP
12 15 (1.48%) Cisco ASA
13 10 (0.99%) MPLS
14 9 (0.89%) Broadband
15 8 (0.79%) RSVP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 123 (12.17%) Big Data
2 90 (8.90%) MongoDB
3 65 (6.43%) Hadoop
4 29 (2.87%) PostgreSQL
5 24 (2.37%) Apache Accumulo
5 24 (2.37%) Neo4j
5 24 (2.37%) NoSQL
6 21 (2.08%) SQL Server
7 17 (1.68%) GIS
8 15 (1.48%) MySQL
9 14 (1.38%) Geospatial Data
9 14 (1.38%) SQLite
10 13 (1.29%) IBM InfoSphere
10 13 (1.29%) Relational Database
11 12 (1.19%) Apache Cassandra
11 12 (1.19%) OrientDB
12 8 (0.79%) Oracle Database
13 4 (0.40%) Apache Hive
13 4 (0.40%) Data Warehouse
14 3 (0.30%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 67 (6.63%) JIRA
2 52 (5.14%) Jenkins
3 36 (3.56%) Git (software)
4 21 (2.08%) Visual Studio
5 18 (1.78%) LoadRunner
6 17 (1.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 17 (1.68%) JUnit
7 16 (1.58%) Bitbucket
7 16 (1.58%) Selenium
8 14 (1.38%) Cucumber
8 14 (1.38%) IDA Disassembler
9 13 (1.29%) JMeter
10 12 (1.19%) Eclipse
10 12 (1.19%) NeoLoad
10 12 (1.19%) SilkPerformer
11 10 (0.99%) Maven
12 9 (0.89%) git-flow
12 9 (0.89%) TestRail
13 8 (0.79%) Burp Suite
14 7 (0.69%) Bitbucket Server
General
1 93 (9.20%) Public Sector
2 76 (7.52%) Finance
3 49 (4.85%) Military
4 44 (4.35%) Legal
5 40 (3.96%) Aerospace
6 34 (3.36%) Electronics
7 33 (3.26%) Telecoms
8 30 (2.97%) Police
9 27 (2.67%) Law
10 24 (2.37%) Back Office
11 23 (2.27%) Retail
12 19 (1.88%) Manufacturing
13 12 (1.19%) Marketing
14 6 (0.59%) Games
15 2 (0.20%) Advertising
16 1 (0.099%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 136 (13.45%) Developer
2 110 (10.88%) Architect
3 105 (10.39%) Analyst
4 90 (8.90%) Software Engineer
5 66 (6.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 59 (5.84%) Software Developer
7 51 (5.04%) Solutions Architect
8 46 (4.55%) Consultant
9 41 (4.06%) Java Developer
10 40 (3.96%) Business Analyst
11 35 (3.46%) Systems Engineer
12 30 (2.97%) Security Architect
13 28 (2.77%) DevOps Engineer
13 28 (2.77%) Support Engineer
13 28 (2.77%) Test Engineer
14 26 (2.57%) Business Change Manager
14 26 (2.57%) Business Manager
14 26 (2.57%) Change Manager
14 26 (2.57%) Server Engineer
15 23 (2.27%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (5.44%) .NET
2 51 (5.04%) Spring
3 50 (4.95%) AngularJS
4 42 (4.15%) React
5 39 (3.86%) HTML
6 36 (3.56%) Natural Language Processing
6 36 (3.56%) Node.js
7 26 (2.57%) Kafka
8 25 (2.47%) XML
9 23 (2.27%) Java EE
10 21 (2.08%) JSON
11 20 (1.98%) .NET Framework
11 20 (1.98%) HTML5
11 20 (1.98%) Web Services
12 18 (1.78%) Hibernate
12 18 (1.78%) Spring Boot
13 16 (1.58%) REST
14 13 (1.29%) EJB
14 13 (1.29%) Enzyme
14 13 (1.29%) Jest
Miscellaneous
1 99 (9.79%) Analytical Skills
2 71 (7.02%) Management Information System
3 42 (4.15%) Data Centre
4 37 (3.66%) Cyberthreat
5 27 (2.67%) CESG
6 25 (2.47%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 23 (2.27%) Self-Motivation
8 18 (1.78%) Enterprise Storage
8 18 (1.78%) Greenfield Project
9 17 (1.68%) PKI
10 15 (1.48%) Cloud Native
10 15 (1.48%) Embedded Systems
10 15 (1.48%) Public Cloud
11 13 (1.29%) Client/Server
11 13 (1.29%) Cybercrime
12 11 (1.09%) Clustering
12 11 (1.09%) Cyber Defence
12 11 (1.09%) Cyber Kill Chain
12 11 (1.09%) User Experience
13 9 (0.89%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 236 (23.34%) Linux
2 214 (21.17%) Windows
3 62 (6.13%) Windows Server
4 58 (5.74%) Unix
5 51 (5.04%) CentOS
6 34 (3.36%) Windows Server 2012
7 31 (3.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 28 (2.77%) Android
9 23 (2.27%) Windows 10
10 22 (2.18%) Ubuntu
10 22 (2.18%) Windows Server 2016
11 21 (2.08%) Windows Server 2008
12 18 (1.78%) Apple iOS
12 18 (1.78%) Windows Server 2003
13 16 (1.58%) Fedora
14 15 (1.48%) Windows 7
15 10 (0.99%) Debian
15 10 (0.99%) Solaris
16 8 (0.79%) AIX
17 7 (0.69%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 385 (38.08%) Agile Software Development
2 195 (19.29%) DevOps
3 181 (17.90%) Software Engineering
4 168 (16.62%) Cybersecurity
5 114 (11.28%) Machine Learning
6 109 (10.78%) ITIL
7 82 (8.11%) Data Science
8 80 (7.91%) Project Management
9 79 (7.81%) Information Security
10 76 (7.52%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 74 (7.32%) Analytics
12 71 (7.02%) Business Development
13 67 (6.63%) OO
13 67 (6.63%) Test Automation
14 63 (6.23%) Technical Leadership
15 60 (5.93%) TDD
16 58 (5.74%) Scrum
17 56 (5.54%) Continuous Integration
18 54 (5.34%) Computer Science
18 54 (5.34%) Scaled Agile Framework
Programming Languages
1 265 (26.21%) Java
2 250 (24.73%) Python
3 187 (18.50%) C
4 185 (18.30%) C++
5 141 (13.95%) C#
6 133 (13.16%) JavaScript
7 118 (11.67%) SQL
8 82 (8.11%) Bash Shell
9 71 (7.02%) PowerShell
10 38 (3.76%) Scala
11 35 (3.46%) MATLAB
12 26 (2.57%) R
13 24 (2.37%) Java 8
14 20 (1.98%) Ruby
15 18 (1.78%) Shell Script
16 17 (1.68%) PHP
17 15 (1.48%) Perl
18 8 (0.79%) Go
19 7 (0.69%) VB.NET
20 6 (0.59%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1,011 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 455 (45.00%) SC Cleared
3 199 (19.68%) Degree
4 80 (7.91%) CISSP
5 62 (6.13%) Cisco Certification
6 51 (5.04%) Microsoft Certification
7 48 (4.75%) MCSE
8 44 (4.35%) CCNA
9 34 (3.36%) CESG Certified Professional
10 29 (2.87%) GIAC
11 26 (2.57%) CISM
12 22 (2.18%) HND
13 21 (2.08%) CEH
14 20 (1.98%) IISP
15 19 (1.88%) CompTIA Security+
15 19 (1.88%) SANS
16 18 (1.78%) ISTQB
16 18 (1.78%) Linux+ Certification
16 18 (1.78%) Network+ Certification
16 18 (1.78%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (4.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 32 (3.17%) JSP 440
3 28 (2.77%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 28 (2.77%) SLA
4 19 (1.88%) NCSC
5 16 (1.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 14 (1.38%) NIST
7 11 (1.09%) RMADS
8 8 (0.79%) Cyber Essentials
9 6 (0.59%) COBIT
9 6 (0.59%) HMG Infosec
10 5 (0.49%) Government Security Classifications
10 5 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 5 (0.49%) QA
11 4 (0.40%) NIST 800
12 2 (0.20%) GDPR
12 2 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 2 (0.20%) PCI DSS
13 1 (0.099%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
13 1 (0.099%) IASME
System Software
1 120 (11.87%) Active Directory
1 120 (11.87%) VMware Infrastructure
2 96 (9.50%) Docker
3 42 (4.15%) Hyper-V
4 40 (3.96%) VMware ESXi
5 28 (2.77%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 24 (2.37%) VirtualBox
7 22 (2.18%) VMware NSX
8 19 (1.88%) Firmware
8 19 (1.88%) Virtual Machines
9 16 (1.58%) NFS
9 16 (1.58%) Samba
9 16 (1.58%) vSphere
9 16 (1.58%) Xen
10 10 (0.99%) Microsoft App-V
10 10 (0.99%) XenApp
11 8 (0.79%) Virtual Desktop
12 7 (0.69%) XenDesktop
13 5 (0.49%) Virtual Servers
14 3 (0.30%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 92 (9.10%) Ansible
2 65 (6.43%) SCCM
3 60 (5.93%) Kubernetes
4 58 (5.74%) Puppet
5 55 (5.44%) SCOM
6 39 (3.86%) WSUS
7 34 (3.36%) vCenter Server
8 24 (2.37%) Salt
8 24 (2.37%) Terraform
9 21 (2.08%) Nagios
10 19 (1.88%) NetBackup
10 19 (1.88%) SCVMM
11 16 (1.58%) Docker Swarm
11 16 (1.58%) EMC NetWorker
11 16 (1.58%) logstash
11 16 (1.58%) OpenNMS
11 16 (1.58%) Packer
11 16 (1.58%) ZABBIX
12 15 (1.48%) Cloudify
13 9 (0.89%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
Vendors
1 172 (17.01%) Microsoft
2 156 (15.43%) VMware
3 88 (8.70%) Cisco
4 66 (6.53%) Oracle
5 56 (5.54%) Atlassian
6 37 (3.66%) Red Hat
7 34 (3.36%) Juniper
8 32 (3.17%) EMC
9 29 (2.87%) Citrix
10 28 (2.77%) HP
10 28 (2.77%) Splunk
11 21 (2.08%) McAfee
12 19 (1.88%) IBM
13 18 (1.78%) Cloudera
13 18 (1.78%) Dell
13 18 (1.78%) Hortonworks
13 18 (1.78%) NetApp
14 17 (1.68%) Symantec
15 16 (1.58%) SolarWinds
16 13 (1.29%) SAP