Period
to 17 October 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 17 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Developed Vetting (DV) Clearance
UK > England
6 months to
17 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 320 396 432
Rank change year-on-year +76 +36 -80
Permanent jobs citing DV Cleared 1,240 1,223 1,203
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.98% 0.80% 0.73%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.18% 3.35% 3.00%
Number of salaries quoted 836 711 837
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -10.00%
10th Percentile £35,000 £31,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £71,875 £76,250 £75,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% -8.00%

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 29,657 36,551 40,095
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 23.39% 23.85% 24.40%
Number of salaries quoted 21,750 27,219 31,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +2.15%
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £81,250 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,000
% change year-on-year - +6.38% +4.44%

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 17 October 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 17 October 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 +14 632 £49,000 +3.16% 81
South East +49 280 £54,000 +13.68% 65
London +35 227 £54,000 -1.82% 44
Midlands +45 40 £63,500 +104.38% 7
West Midlands +39 36 £63,500 +141.90% 5
North of England +13 35 £56,250 +25.00% 3
North West +28 33 £60,000 +33.33% 3
East of England +7 20 £45,000 -30.77% 10
South Coast - 4 £60,000 -
East Midlands +28 3 - - 2
North East +10 2 £35,000 -8.53%
Yorkshire - 2 £35,000 -
DV Cleared
UK

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 1,240 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 498 (40.16%) SC Cleared
3 382 (30.81%) Agile Software Development
4 297 (23.95%) Java
5 280 (22.58%) C
6 275 (22.18%) Windows
7 264 (21.29%) Linux
8 245 (19.76%) Python
9 214 (17.26%) Software Engineering
10 192 (15.48%) Cybersecurity
11 188 (15.16%) C++
11 188 (15.16%) Public Sector
12 187 (15.08%) Degree
13 184 (14.84%) Microsoft
14 169 (13.63%) DevOps
15 168 (13.55%) ITIL
16 166 (13.39%) VMware
17 157 (12.66%) JavaScript
18 145 (11.69%) Active Directory
19 142 (11.45%) SCCM
20 139 (11.21%) Big Data
21 136 (10.97%) SQL
22 135 (10.89%) Finance
23 134 (10.81%) VMware Infrastructure
24 122 (9.84%) Continuous Integration
25 121 (9.76%) C#
26 120 (9.68%) Cisco
27 113 (9.11%) Continuous Improvement
28 107 (8.63%) Unix
29 106 (8.55%) Computer Science

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 (3.87%) SharePoint
2 41 (3.31%) Apache Spark
3 34 (2.74%) Confluence
4 33 (2.66%) Elasticsearch
5 28 (2.26%) JBoss
6 27 (2.18%) Apache
6 27 (2.18%) MS Exchange
7 26 (2.10%) IIS
8 15 (1.21%) WebLogic
9 13 (1.05%) OpenStack
10 7 (0.56%) Apache Solr
10 7 (0.56%) Skype for Business
10 7 (0.56%) Tornado
10 7 (0.56%) WebSphere
11 5 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2013
12 4 (0.32%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 4 (0.32%) SAS
13 3 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2010
13 3 (0.24%) Oracle HTTP Server
13 3 (0.24%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 30 (2.42%) Microsoft Office
2 22 (1.77%) Microsoft Excel
3 19 (1.53%) MS Visio
4 13 (1.05%) Microsoft Project
5 9 (0.73%) Spreadsheet
6 7 (0.56%) Gephi
7 5 (0.40%) AutoCAD
8 4 (0.32%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (0.24%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.081%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.081%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 91 (7.34%) Azure
2 64 (5.16%) AWS
3 52 (4.19%) Office 365
4 29 (2.34%) Azure Stack
4 29 (2.34%) OneDrive
5 11 (0.89%) Trello
6 10 (0.81%) GCP
6 10 (0.81%) OpenShift
7 7 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
7 7 (0.56%) IaaS
8 6 (0.48%) SaaS
9 4 (0.32%) PaaS
10 3 (0.24%) Dynamics 365
11 2 (0.16%) Power Platform
12 1 (0.081%) AWS CloudFormation
12 1 (0.081%) Azure Active Directory
12 1 (0.081%) BlazeMeter
Communications & Networking
1 92 (7.42%) TCP/IP
2 87 (7.02%) DNS
3 78 (6.29%) Firewall
4 62 (5.00%) WAN
5 57 (4.60%) DHCP
6 53 (4.27%) Internet
7 43 (3.47%) Network Security
8 33 (2.66%) Intrusion Detection
9 29 (2.34%) LAN
9 29 (2.34%) NetScaler
10 26 (2.10%) VPN
11 25 (2.02%) Unified Communications
12 24 (1.94%) Skype
13 23 (1.85%) Cisco Nexus
14 18 (1.45%) BGP
14 18 (1.45%) Cisco ASA
15 17 (1.37%) VLAN
16 14 (1.13%) HTTP
16 14 (1.13%) MPLS
16 14 (1.13%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 139 (11.21%) Big Data
2 62 (5.00%) MongoDB
3 60 (4.84%) SQL Server
4 37 (2.98%) MySQL
5 36 (2.90%) Hadoop
6 28 (2.26%) NoSQL
7 27 (2.18%) Relational Database
8 25 (2.02%) PostgreSQL
9 16 (1.29%) Apache Hive
10 14 (1.13%) Apache Accumulo
10 14 (1.13%) OrientDB
11 12 (0.97%) Impala
11 12 (0.97%) Neo4j
12 10 (0.81%) Apache Cassandra
12 10 (0.81%) IBM InfoSphere
12 10 (0.81%) Oracle Database
13 7 (0.56%) Oracle Reports
14 6 (0.48%) RDBMS
15 4 (0.32%) Geospatial Data
16 3 (0.24%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 101 (8.15%) JIRA
2 78 (6.29%) Jenkins
3 65 (5.24%) Git (software)
4 60 (4.84%) Selenium
5 52 (4.19%) LoadRunner
6 45 (3.63%) JMeter
7 38 (3.06%) Cucumber
8 37 (2.98%) JUnit
9 32 (2.58%) NeoLoad
9 32 (2.58%) SilkPerformer
10 31 (2.50%) Visual Studio
11 29 (2.34%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 25 (2.02%) Subversion
13 21 (1.69%) TestRail
14 20 (1.61%) Bitbucket
14 20 (1.61%) Zephyr
15 18 (1.45%) Eclipse
15 18 (1.45%) Mockito
16 17 (1.37%) Rational DOORS
17 12 (0.97%) Bitbucket Server
General
1 188 (15.16%) Public Sector
2 135 (10.89%) Finance
3 77 (6.21%) Telecoms
4 68 (5.48%) Electronics
5 62 (5.00%) Marketing
6 60 (4.84%) Manufacturing
7 57 (4.60%) Military
8 29 (2.34%) Retail
9 28 (2.26%) Aerospace
10 19 (1.53%) Games
11 16 (1.29%) Law
12 7 (0.56%) Police
13 6 (0.48%) Local Government
14 4 (0.32%) Advertising
15 3 (0.24%) Billing
15 3 (0.24%) Legal
Job Titles
1 173 (13.95%) Developer
2 137 (11.05%) Analyst
3 107 (8.63%) Software Engineer
4 94 (7.58%) Architect
5 87 (7.02%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 85 (6.85%) Java Developer
7 70 (5.65%) Test Engineer
8 62 (5.00%) Consultant
9 60 (4.84%) Software Developer
10 56 (4.52%) Network Engineer
11 42 (3.39%) Business Analyst
11 42 (3.39%) Tester
12 41 (3.31%) Project Manager
12 41 (3.31%) Solutions Architect
13 40 (3.23%) Business Change Manager
13 40 (3.23%) Business Manager
13 40 (3.23%) Change Manager
13 40 (3.23%) Support Engineer
14 37 (2.98%) IT Support
15 36 (2.90%) Data Scientist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (4.84%) Spring
2 51 (4.11%) Node.js
3 49 (3.95%) AngularJS
4 34 (2.74%) J2EE
4 34 (2.74%) React
5 29 (2.34%) CSS
5 29 (2.34%) HTML
6 27 (2.18%) Gherkin
6 27 (2.18%) Kafka
6 27 (2.18%) Web Services
7 25 (2.02%) .NET
7 25 (2.02%) REST
7 25 (2.02%) Software Packaging
8 22 (1.77%) Elastic Stack
9 21 (1.69%) HTML5
9 21 (1.69%) Java EE
10 20 (1.61%) Apache Camel
11 19 (1.53%) JMS
12 17 (1.37%) Spring Integration
12 17 (1.37%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 96 (7.74%) Analytical Skills
2 69 (5.56%) Cyberthreat
3 35 (2.82%) Management Information System
4 30 (2.42%) Data Centre
5 26 (2.10%) Cybercrime
6 20 (1.61%) User Experience
7 18 (1.45%) Embedded Systems
7 18 (1.45%) Self-Motivation
8 17 (1.37%) Wiki
9 14 (1.13%) CESG
10 13 (1.05%) Cyberattack
10 13 (1.05%) Hybrid Cloud
11 12 (0.97%) Clustering
12 11 (0.89%) Driving Licence
12 11 (0.89%) Linux Command Line
12 11 (0.89%) PKI
13 10 (0.81%) Virtual Team
14 9 (0.73%) ASIC
14 9 (0.73%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
14 9 (0.73%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 275 (22.18%) Windows
2 264 (21.29%) Linux
3 107 (8.63%) Unix
4 92 (7.42%) Windows Server
5 64 (5.16%) Windows Server 2012
6 47 (3.79%) CentOS
7 37 (2.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 37 (2.98%) Windows 7
7 37 (2.98%) Windows Server 2008
8 30 (2.42%) Android
8 30 (2.42%) Mac OS
9 27 (2.18%) Apple iOS
10 21 (1.69%) Windows 10
11 19 (1.53%) Windows XP
12 18 (1.45%) Windows 2000
13 15 (1.21%) Windows Server 2003
14 13 (1.05%) Ubuntu
15 6 (0.48%) AIX
15 6 (0.48%) Debian
16 5 (0.40%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 382 (30.81%) Agile Software Development
2 214 (17.26%) Software Engineering
3 192 (15.48%) Cybersecurity
4 169 (13.63%) DevOps
5 168 (13.55%) ITIL
6 122 (9.84%) Continuous Integration
7 113 (9.11%) Continuous Improvement
8 106 (8.55%) Computer Science
9 100 (8.06%) Programme Management
9 100 (8.06%) Project Management
10 98 (7.90%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 98 (7.90%) Test Automation
11 94 (7.58%) Machine Learning
11 94 (7.58%) Scrum
12 86 (6.94%) Change Management
12 86 (6.94%) Data Science
13 80 (6.45%) TDD
14 78 (6.29%) Problem-Solving
15 77 (6.21%) Artificial Intelligence
16 71 (5.73%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 297 (23.95%) Java
2 280 (22.58%) C
3 245 (19.76%) Python
4 188 (15.16%) C++
5 157 (12.66%) JavaScript
6 136 (10.97%) SQL
7 121 (9.76%) C#
8 91 (7.34%) PowerShell
9 59 (4.76%) Bash Shell
10 26 (2.10%) Ruby
10 26 (2.10%) Shell Script
11 25 (2.02%) PHP
12 23 (1.85%) VB
13 18 (1.45%) Go
13 18 (1.45%) R
14 17 (1.37%) Scala
15 11 (0.89%) PL/SQL
16 10 (0.81%) Perl
17 8 (0.65%) VBScript
18 7 (0.56%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 1,240 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 498 (40.16%) SC Cleared
3 187 (15.08%) Degree
4 72 (5.81%) Cisco Certification
5 54 (4.35%) CCNA
6 50 (4.03%) CISSP
7 48 (3.87%) Microsoft Certification
8 33 (2.66%) ISTQB
8 33 (2.66%) MCSE
9 32 (2.58%) CCNP
10 23 (1.85%) MCSA
11 22 (1.77%) APMP
11 22 (1.77%) GIAC
12 21 (1.69%) IISP
12 21 (1.69%) MCP
13 20 (1.61%) CISA
13 20 (1.61%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 17 (1.37%) CRISC
15 16 (1.29%) ISEB
16 13 (1.05%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (2.90%) SLA
2 22 (1.77%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 19 (1.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 11 (0.89%) JSP 440
5 8 (0.65%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 8 (0.65%) NIST
6 7 (0.56%) RMADS
7 5 (0.40%) HMG Infosec
8 4 (0.32%) Cyber Essentials
8 4 (0.32%) ISO 9001
8 4 (0.32%) PMO
8 4 (0.32%) QA
9 3 (0.24%) NCSC
10 2 (0.16%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 2 (0.16%) ISO 22301
10 2 (0.16%) NIST 800
11 1 (0.081%) COBIT
11 1 (0.081%) GDPR
11 1 (0.081%) Government Security Classifications
11 1 (0.081%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 145 (11.69%) Active Directory
2 134 (10.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 72 (5.81%) Hyper-V
4 61 (4.92%) Docker
5 49 (3.95%) Microsoft App-V
6 39 (3.15%) VMware ESXi
7 30 (2.42%) XenApp
8 25 (2.02%) XenDesktop
9 16 (1.29%) VMware NSX
10 15 (1.21%) Virtual Machines
11 13 (1.05%) Virtual Servers
12 9 (0.73%) Firmware
12 9 (0.73%) vSphere
13 8 (0.65%) Apache Flume
13 8 (0.65%) Oracle RAC
13 8 (0.65%) VirtualBox
14 7 (0.56%) Apache ZooKeeper
14 7 (0.56%) Virtual Desktop
15 6 (0.48%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 3 (0.24%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 142 (11.45%) SCCM
2 89 (7.18%) SCOM
3 45 (3.63%) Puppet
4 44 (3.55%) Kubernetes
4 44 (3.55%) SCOrch
5 43 (3.47%) Ansible
6 30 (2.42%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 25 (2.02%) Nagios
8 24 (1.94%) vCenter Server
8 24 (1.94%) vRealize
9 20 (1.61%) HP Quality Center
9 20 (1.61%) NetBackup
9 20 (1.61%) WSUS
10 17 (1.37%) Terraform
11 16 (1.29%) SCVMM
12 15 (1.21%) Grafana
13 13 (1.05%) EMC NetWorker
13 13 (1.05%) HP ALM
14 11 (0.89%) Check_MK
14 11 (0.89%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
Vendors
1 184 (14.84%) Microsoft
2 166 (13.39%) VMware
3 120 (9.68%) Cisco
4 73 (5.89%) Citrix
4 73 (5.89%) Oracle
5 69 (5.56%) SAP
6 66 (5.32%) HP
7 50 (4.03%) Red Hat
8 40 (3.23%) Splunk
9 28 (2.26%) Google
10 26 (2.10%) Juniper
11 25 (2.02%) Atlassian
12 22 (1.77%) Apple
12 22 (1.77%) McAfee
13 17 (1.37%) Symantec
14 14 (1.13%) EMC
14 14 (1.13%) IBM
14 14 (1.13%) Veeam
15 10 (0.81%) SolarWinds
16 9 (0.73%) Veritas