Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Developed Vetting (DV) Clearance
UK > England
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 453 338 504
Rank change year-on-year -115 +166 -31
Permanent jobs citing DV Cleared 1102 1683 1159
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.65% 0.94% 0.57%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.71% 3.61% 2.07%
Number of salaries quoted 765 1152 715
England median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £27,500 £28,000 £30,500
90th Percentile £71,250 £83,750 £76,250
UK median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -10.00% - +8.70%

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 40677 46646 55891
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 23.99% 26.16% 27.34%
Number of salaries quoted 31496 37719 44878
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £75,000
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +1.12%

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 21 November 2017.

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 21 November 2017. 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 -39 437 £45,000 - 11
South East -25 261 £42,000 -23.64% 16
London -119 197 £54,000 -10.00% 13
East of England +32 85 £45,000 - 4
North of England -1 76 £45,000 - 1
North West -8 68 £45,000 -7.69%
Midlands +34 52 £59,000 +31.11% 3
West Midlands +35 51 £59,500 +13.33% 3
North East +8 7 £28,000 -37.78% 1
East Midlands +26 1 £40,000 +6.67%
Yorkshire +17 1 £60,000 +20.00%
DV Cleared
UK

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, IT jobs citing DV Cleared also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region with a requirement for DV Cleared.

1 1102 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 506 (45.92%) SC Cleared
3 410 (37.21%) C
4 350 (31.76%) Windows
5 304 (27.59%) Agile Software Development
6 286 (25.95%) ITIL
7 251 (22.78%) Linux
7 251 (22.78%) Degree
8 224 (20.33%) Microsoft
9 194 (17.60%) VMware
10 174 (15.79%) Service Management
11 173 (15.70%) Active Directory
11 173 (15.70%) Java
11 173 (15.70%) Analytical Skills
12 166 (15.06%) Python
13 165 (14.97%) Firewall
14 159 (14.43%) Cybersecurity
15 158 (14.34%) Software Engineering
16 155 (14.07%) VMware Infrastructure
17 148 (13.43%) Cisco Certification
18 129 (11.71%) Cisco
19 122 (11.07%) Microsoft Office
19 122 (11.07%) Management Information System
20 117 (10.62%) Information Security
21 116 (10.53%) LAN
22 112 (10.16%) WAN
23 110 (9.98%) TCP/IP
23 110 (9.98%) Big Data
24 106 (9.62%) DevOps
25 105 (9.53%) 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 68 (6.17%) Apache Spark
2 59 (5.35%) SharePoint
3 28 (2.54%) Confluence
4 26 (2.36%) MS Exchange
5 23 (2.09%) Elasticsearch
6 17 (1.54%) Apache
7 16 (1.45%) JBoss
8 14 (1.27%) Skype for Business
9 13 (1.18%) IIS
9 13 (1.18%) SharePoint 2013
10 11 (1.00%) Apache Pig
11 10 (0.91%) Apache Solr
11 10 (0.91%) SharePoint 2010
11 10 (0.91%) WebSphere
12 9 (0.82%) WebLogic
13 7 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2013
14 5 (0.45%) SharePoint Server
15 4 (0.36%) WebSphere Portal
16 3 (0.27%) SAS
16 3 (0.27%) Tomcat
Applications
1 122 (11.07%) Microsoft Office
2 28 (2.54%) Microsoft Excel
3 16 (1.45%) Spreadsheet
4 13 (1.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 6 (0.54%) Microsoft Project
5 6 (0.54%) OmniGraffle
6 5 (0.45%) MS Visio
7 3 (0.27%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 7 (0.64%) assyst
2 5 (0.45%) Remedy ITSM
3 4 (0.36%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.091%) LabWindows
4 1 (0.091%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 19 (1.72%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (1.54%) Office 365
3 15 (1.36%) Amazon AWS
4 13 (1.18%) Cloud Computing
5 9 (0.82%) Amazon S3
5 9 (0.82%) SaaS
6 2 (0.18%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 165 (14.97%) Firewall
2 116 (10.53%) LAN
3 112 (10.16%) WAN
4 110 (9.98%) TCP/IP
5 89 (8.08%) DNS
6 86 (7.80%) DHCP
7 83 (7.53%) Network Security
8 54 (4.90%) Internet
8 54 (4.90%) Wireless
9 51 (4.63%) BGP
10 43 (3.90%) VPN
11 42 (3.81%) HTTP
12 40 (3.63%) SMTP
13 39 (3.54%) Cisco Nexus
13 39 (3.54%) FTP
13 39 (3.54%) NX-OS
14 38 (3.45%) SSL
15 36 (3.27%) Wireshark
16 32 (2.90%) Cisco IOS
16 32 (2.90%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 110 (9.98%) Big Data
2 97 (8.80%) Hadoop
3 72 (6.53%) SQL Server
4 40 (3.63%) Apache Hive
5 37 (3.36%) Relational Database
6 30 (2.72%) MongoDB
7 22 (2.00%) Oracle Database
8 19 (1.72%) MySQL
9 17 (1.54%) SQL Server 2012
10 16 (1.45%) Sqoop
11 15 (1.36%) NoSQL
12 13 (1.18%) RDBMS
12 13 (1.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 12 (1.09%) Geospatial Data
13 12 (1.09%) Impala
14 10 (0.91%) GIS
15 9 (0.82%) Apache Accumulo
15 9 (0.82%) HBase
15 9 (0.82%) Oracle Database 11g
16 8 (0.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 56 (5.08%) JIRA
2 43 (3.90%) Git (software)
3 39 (3.54%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 38 (3.45%) Selenium
5 31 (2.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 31 (2.81%) Jenkins
6 19 (1.72%) Cucumber
7 18 (1.63%) LoadRunner
8 13 (1.18%) JUnit
9 12 (1.09%) Rational DOORS
9 12 (1.09%) Rational Rhapsody
10 11 (1.00%) JMeter
11 10 (0.91%) Redmine
12 9 (0.82%) EasyMock
12 9 (0.82%) HP UFT
12 9 (0.82%) Subversion
13 8 (0.73%) Bitbucket
14 6 (0.54%) Axure RP
15 4 (0.36%) WATIR
16 3 (0.27%) Metasploit
General
1 92 (8.35%) Finance
2 76 (6.90%) Telecoms
3 40 (3.63%) Military
4 27 (2.45%) Electronics
5 26 (2.36%) Marketing
6 22 (2.00%) Aerospace
7 16 (1.45%) Manufacturing
8 13 (1.18%) Law
9 10 (0.91%) Local Government
10 6 (0.54%) Automotive
11 5 (0.45%) Back Office
11 5 (0.45%) Games
12 3 (0.27%) Legal
13 1 (0.091%) Banking
13 1 (0.091%) Retail
Job Titles
1 192 (17.42%) Analyst
2 113 (10.25%) Architect
3 99 (8.98%) Network Engineer
4 87 (7.89%) Consultant
5 86 (7.80%) Software Engineer
6 79 (7.17%) Administrator
7 61 (5.54%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 56 (5.08%) Service Analyst
9 51 (4.63%) Security Analyst
10 46 (4.17%) Security Engineer
11 38 (3.45%) Solutions Architect
12 37 (3.36%) Developer
12 37 (3.36%) Systems Engineer
13 36 (3.27%) Java Engineer
13 36 (3.27%) Java Software Engineer
14 34 (3.09%) Service Desk Analyst
14 34 (3.09%) Test Engineer
15 31 (2.81%) Network Architect
16 30 (2.72%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
16 30 (2.72%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (4.54%) .NET
2 40 (3.63%) Java EE
3 39 (3.54%) Spring
4 38 (3.45%) HTML
5 28 (2.54%) CSS
5 28 (2.54%) Hibernate
5 28 (2.54%) HTML5
6 24 (2.18%) CSS3
6 24 (2.18%) J2EE
6 24 (2.18%) jQuery
7 23 (2.09%) Web Services
8 20 (1.81%) AngularJS
9 19 (1.72%) JSF
10 14 (1.27%) 802.1X
10 14 (1.27%) Node.js
11 13 (1.18%) Apache Camel
11 13 (1.18%) LAMP
12 12 (1.09%) .NET Framework
12 12 (1.09%) Natural Language Processing
13 11 (1.00%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 173 (15.70%) Analytical Skills
2 122 (11.07%) Management Information System
3 65 (5.90%) CESG
4 46 (4.17%) Computer Science
5 41 (3.72%) Cyberthreat
5 41 (3.72%) Data Centre
6 32 (2.90%) User Experience
7 27 (2.45%) Driving Licence
8 26 (2.36%) Security Operations Centre
9 25 (2.27%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 22 (2.00%) PKI
11 16 (1.45%) CESG CLAS
11 16 (1.45%) Cybercrime
12 15 (1.36%) Derivative
13 14 (1.27%) Smartphone
14 10 (0.91%) Cyber Attack
14 10 (0.91%) Fat Client
14 10 (0.91%) Replication
14 10 (0.91%) Thin Client
15 9 (0.82%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 350 (31.76%) Windows
2 251 (22.78%) Linux
3 105 (9.53%) Unix
4 84 (7.62%) Windows Server
5 51 (4.63%) Windows Server 2012
6 46 (4.17%) Windows 7
7 38 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 33 (2.99%) Windows 10
9 29 (2.63%) Windows Server 2008
10 28 (2.54%) CentOS
11 20 (1.81%) Windows XP
12 19 (1.72%) VxWorks
13 15 (1.36%) Android
13 15 (1.36%) Oracle Linux
14 8 (0.73%) Solaris
15 6 (0.54%) AIX
16 5 (0.45%) Mac OS X
17 4 (0.36%) Windows Server 2003
18 2 (0.18%) Fedora
19 1 (0.091%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 304 (27.59%) Agile Software Development
2 286 (25.95%) ITIL
3 174 (15.79%) Service Management
4 159 (14.43%) Cybersecurity
5 158 (14.34%) Software Engineering
6 117 (10.62%) Information Security
7 106 (9.62%) DevOps
8 104 (9.44%) Change Management
8 104 (9.44%) Service Delivery
9 93 (8.44%) Project Management
10 89 (8.08%) Analytics
11 84 (7.62%) Root Cause Analysis
12 81 (7.35%) Incident Management
13 77 (6.99%) Mentoring
14 76 (6.90%) ITSM
15 75 (6.81%) Scrum
16 74 (6.72%) Network Monitoring
16 74 (6.72%) Security Architecture
17 69 (6.26%) SIEM
18 68 (6.17%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 410 (37.21%) C
2 173 (15.70%) Java
3 166 (15.06%) Python
4 97 (8.80%) SQL
5 83 (7.53%) C++
6 77 (6.99%) Bash Shell
7 76 (6.90%) PowerShell
8 74 (6.72%) JavaScript
9 59 (5.35%) C#
10 39 (3.54%) Perl
11 28 (2.54%) PL/SQL
12 26 (2.36%) Ruby
13 24 (2.18%) Shell Script
14 19 (1.72%) Korn
15 18 (1.63%) PHP
16 15 (1.36%) R
16 15 (1.36%) Scala
17 13 (1.18%) MATLAB
18 10 (0.91%) VB
19 7 (0.64%) Ada
Qualifications
1 1102 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 506 (45.92%) SC Cleared
3 251 (22.78%) Degree
4 148 (13.43%) Cisco Certification
5 86 (7.80%) CISSP
6 75 (6.81%) CCNA
7 71 (6.44%) Microsoft Certification
8 64 (5.81%) CCNP
9 51 (4.63%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 41 (3.72%) CompTIA Security+
10 41 (3.72%) SANS
10 41 (3.72%) Security+ Certification
11 39 (3.54%) CESG Certified Professional
12 36 (3.27%) MCP
13 35 (3.18%) CREST Certified
14 33 (2.99%) GIAC
14 33 (2.99%) MCITP
14 33 (2.99%) MCSE
14 33 (2.99%) MCTS
15 29 (2.63%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 78 (7.08%) SLA
2 44 (3.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 25 (2.27%) RMADS
4 21 (1.91%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 15 (1.36%) PMO
6 10 (0.91%) COBIT
7 9 (0.82%) JSP 440
7 9 (0.82%) MISRA
8 6 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 5 (0.45%) Government Security Classifications
9 5 (0.45%) NIST 800
10 3 (0.27%) Data Quality
11 1 (0.091%) GDPR
11 1 (0.091%) ISO 9001
11 1 (0.091%) PCI DSS
11 1 (0.091%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 173 (15.70%) Active Directory
2 155 (14.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 75 (6.81%) Hyper-V
4 62 (5.63%) Virtual Machines
5 38 (3.45%) VMware ESXi
6 32 (2.90%) vSphere
7 25 (2.27%) Virtual Servers
8 21 (1.91%) VMware NSX
9 19 (1.72%) NFS
9 19 (1.72%) Samba
9 19 (1.72%) Virtual Desktop
10 18 (1.63%) Apache Flume
10 18 (1.63%) Firmware
11 15 (1.36%) Snort
12 9 (0.82%) BitLocker
13 7 (0.64%) HDFS
14 6 (0.54%) VMware Workstation
15 5 (0.45%) Docker
15 5 (0.45%) XenApp
16 4 (0.36%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 50 (4.54%) Nagios
2 41 (3.72%) Puppet
3 39 (3.54%) Cisco LMS
3 39 (3.54%) Opsview
3 39 (3.54%) SCCM
4 27 (2.45%) vCenter Server
5 20 (1.81%) SCOM
6 17 (1.54%) Ansible
7 14 (1.27%) Cisco Prime
8 13 (1.18%) HP Quality Center
9 12 (1.09%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 12 (1.09%) SCDPM
10 11 (1.00%) Host Intrusion Detection System
10 11 (1.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 11 (1.00%) SCVMM
11 10 (0.91%) OpenView Configuration Management
11 10 (0.91%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 10 (0.91%) Oracle RMAN
11 10 (0.91%) WSUS
12 8 (0.73%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 224 (20.33%) Microsoft
2 194 (17.60%) VMware
3 129 (11.71%) Cisco
4 87 (7.89%) Oracle
5 72 (6.53%) HP
6 45 (4.08%) Atlassian
7 38 (3.45%) Juniper
8 36 (3.27%) Red Hat
9 32 (2.90%) Citrix
10 26 (2.36%) McAfee
11 25 (2.27%) Sun
12 20 (1.81%) Cloudera
12 20 (1.81%) Dell
12 20 (1.81%) Splunk
13 19 (1.72%) EMC
14 16 (1.45%) SolarWinds
15 15 (1.36%) NetApp
16 14 (1.27%) SAP
17 13 (1.18%) Brocade
17 13 (1.18%) Remedy