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 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Developed Vetting (DV) Clearance
UK / England
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 414 428 387
Rank change year-on-year +14 -41  
Permanent jobs citing DV Cleared 527 643 766
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.66% 0.66% 0.76%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.65% 2.38% 2.77%
Number of salaries quoted 357 394 510
Median salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,250 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year -5.50% +4.16%  

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies advertised in England.

Academic & Professional Certification
England
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 19872 27002 27635
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 24.78% 27.58% 27.56%
Number of salaries quoted 15787 21865 21870
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

DV Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing DV Cleared as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

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 3 months to 29 March 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 3 months to 29 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South West +22 267 £45,000 -10.00% 18
London -24 101 £60,000 +4.34% 29
South East +13 86 £48,750 +2.63% 30
North West +12 30 £37,500 -37.50% 5
East of England -12 16 £50,000 +11.11% 5
West Midlands +32 9 £46,000 +8.23% 1
Yorkshire - 8 £32,500 - 2
East Midlands +1 3 £47,500 -20.83%
North East - 2 £45,000 - 1
DV Cleared
UK

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 1237 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 487 (39.37%) SC Cleared
3 463 (37.43%) C
4 369 (29.83%) Agile Software Development
5 368 (29.75%) Java
6 330 (26.68%) Cybersecurity
7 315 (25.46%) Linux
8 314 (25.38%) Windows
9 307 (24.82%) ITIL
10 279 (22.55%) Software Engineering
11 260 (21.02%) C++
12 241 (19.48%) Python
13 234 (18.92%) Degree
14 188 (15.20%) C#
15 166 (13.42%) Microsoft
16 157 (12.69%) Information Security
17 156 (12.61%) JavaScript
18 155 (12.53%) Oracle
19 152 (12.29%) VMware
20 149 (12.05%) Cisco
21 148 (11.96%) Firewall
22 146 (11.80%) VMware Infrastructure
22 146 (11.80%) Infrastructure Management
23 143 (11.56%) TCP/IP
24 141 (11.40%) Big Data
25 139 (11.24%) SQL
26 125 (10.11%) Service Management
27 122 (9.86%) Unix
28 121 (9.78%) Scrum
29 120 (9.70%) DevOps

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 65 (5.25%) Apache Pig
2 59 (4.77%) WebLogic
3 55 (4.45%) Elasticsearch
4 47 (3.80%) Apache Spark
5 45 (3.64%) Confluence
6 41 (3.31%) SharePoint
7 30 (2.43%) JBoss
8 25 (2.02%) MS Exchange
9 21 (1.70%) WebSphere
10 16 (1.29%) Exchange Server 2007
10 16 (1.29%) Exchange Server 2010
10 16 (1.29%) Exchange Server 2013
11 13 (1.05%) ArcGIS
12 12 (0.97%) Apache
13 9 (0.73%) OpenStack
14 7 (0.57%) WebSphere Portal
15 6 (0.49%) Skype for Business
16 5 (0.40%) Documentum
16 5 (0.40%) Tomcat
17 4 (0.32%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 74 (5.98%) MS Excel
2 46 (3.72%) MS Office
3 11 (0.89%) MS PowerPoint
4 10 (0.81%) OmniGraffle
5 7 (0.57%) Photoshop
6 5 (0.40%) MS Visio
7 3 (0.24%) AutoCAD
7 3 (0.24%) SOLIDWORKS
8 2 (0.16%) GNU Octave
9 1 (0.081%) Simulink
9 1 (0.081%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (0.40%) Oracle BPM
2 4 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.32%) Maximo
2 4 (0.32%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (0.24%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.16%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.16%) SAP IS-U
5 1 (0.081%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 22 (1.78%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (1.62%) GitHub
3 12 (0.97%) Microsoft Azure
4 10 (0.81%) SaaS
5 9 (0.73%) Amazon S3
6 2 (0.16%) PaaS
7 1 (0.081%) Office 365
7 1 (0.081%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 148 (11.96%) Firewall
2 143 (11.56%) TCP/IP
3 93 (7.52%) LAN
4 83 (6.71%) WAN
5 73 (5.90%) Network Security
6 54 (4.37%) Internet
7 53 (4.28%) DNS
8 51 (4.12%) DHCP
9 43 (3.48%) Intrusion Detection
10 41 (3.31%) HTTP
11 40 (3.23%) SMTP
12 39 (3.15%) Junos
13 38 (3.07%) VPN
14 36 (2.91%) Wireless
15 31 (2.51%) X.400
16 26 (2.10%) Cisco ASA
16 26 (2.10%) FTP
17 25 (2.02%) BGP
17 25 (2.02%) OSPF
18 24 (1.94%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 141 (11.40%) Big Data
2 98 (7.92%) Hadoop
3 89 (7.19%) MongoDB
4 83 (6.71%) MySQL
5 68 (5.50%) Apache Hive
6 52 (4.20%) SQL Server
7 49 (3.96%) Oracle Database
8 42 (3.40%) Relational Database
9 36 (2.91%) RDBMS
10 35 (2.83%) Oracle Database 11g
11 22 (1.78%) GIS
12 21 (1.70%) Oracle OWB
13 19 (1.54%) NoSQL
14 18 (1.46%) Data Mining
15 13 (1.05%) OrientDB
16 11 (0.89%) Oracle Database 10g
17 9 (0.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 8 (0.65%) Oracle Reports
18 8 (0.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 7 (0.57%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 103 (8.33%) Selenium
2 87 (7.03%) Cucumber
3 79 (6.39%) JIRA
4 57 (4.61%) LoadRunner
5 35 (2.83%) JUnit
6 33 (2.67%) JMeter
7 22 (1.78%) TestNG
8 21 (1.70%) PeopleTools
9 20 (1.62%) Jenkins
10 18 (1.46%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 17 (1.37%) Git (software)
12 16 (1.29%) Bitbucket
12 16 (1.29%) Metasploit
13 12 (0.97%) ClearCase
14 11 (0.89%) Eclipse
15 10 (0.81%) Axure RP
16 9 (0.73%) EasyMock
16 9 (0.73%) Maven
17 7 (0.57%) MSI
17 7 (0.57%) Rational DOORS
General
1 111 (8.97%) Finance
2 84 (6.79%) Telecoms
3 59 (4.77%) Military
4 41 (3.31%) Games
5 29 (2.34%) Legal
6 22 (1.78%) Manufacturing
7 21 (1.70%) Banking
8 18 (1.46%) Retail
9 15 (1.21%) Local Government
9 15 (1.21%) Marketing
10 14 (1.13%) Aerospace
11 8 (0.65%) Electronics
12 6 (0.49%) Back Office
13 1 (0.081%) Automotive
13 1 (0.081%) Law
13 1 (0.081%) Multimedia
13 1 (0.081%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 167 (13.50%) Analyst
2 136 (10.99%) Consultant
3 125 (10.11%) Software Engineer
4 113 (9.14%) Developer
5 110 (8.89%) Architect
6 87 (7.03%) Network Engineer
6 87 (7.03%) Test Engineer
7 63 (5.09%) Java Engineer
8 62 (5.01%) Systems Engineer
9 58 (4.69%) Java Software Engineer
10 54 (4.37%) Java Developer
11 50 (4.04%) Software Developer
12 45 (3.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 44 (3.56%) Solutions Architect
14 43 (3.48%) Support Engineer
15 41 (3.31%) Test Analyst
16 40 (3.23%) Integration Engineer
17 39 (3.15%) Administrator
17 39 (3.15%) Developer/Software Engineer
18 38 (3.07%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (6.95%) HTML
2 82 (6.63%) Spring
3 81 (6.55%) J2EE
4 75 (6.06%) Java EE
5 73 (5.90%) Hibernate
6 63 (5.09%) XML
7 56 (4.53%) CSS
8 53 (4.28%) Web Services
9 49 (3.96%) HTML5
10 44 (3.56%) Node.js
11 43 (3.48%) EJB
12 41 (3.31%) AngularJS
13 36 (2.91%) CSS3
13 36 (2.91%) jQuery
14 35 (2.83%) Apache Camel
14 35 (2.83%) Middleware
15 28 (2.26%) JSF
16 25 (2.02%) STL
17 24 (1.94%) .NET
18 22 (1.78%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 111 (8.97%) Analytical Skills
2 101 (8.16%) Management Information System
3 75 (6.06%) Computer Science
4 56 (4.53%) Data Centre
5 39 (3.15%) Cybercrime
6 35 (2.83%) Cyber Defence
7 34 (2.75%) Cyber Attack
7 34 (2.75%) PKI
8 31 (2.51%) CESG
9 29 (2.34%) Cyberthreat
10 26 (2.10%) User Experience
11 23 (1.86%) Security Operations Centre
12 18 (1.46%) Algorithms
13 17 (1.37%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
14 16 (1.29%) e-Health
15 15 (1.21%) Social Media
16 10 (0.81%) Driving Licence
16 10 (0.81%) Wiki
17 9 (0.73%) VHDL
18 8 (0.65%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 315 (25.46%) Linux
2 314 (25.38%) Windows
3 122 (9.86%) Unix
4 81 (6.55%) Windows Server
5 77 (6.22%) Windows Server 2008
6 65 (5.25%) Android
7 53 (4.28%) Windows Server 2012
8 37 (2.99%) Apple iOS
9 34 (2.75%) Windows 7
10 27 (2.18%) VxWorks
11 20 (1.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 20 (1.62%) Solaris
11 20 (1.62%) Windows Server 2003
12 18 (1.46%) CentOS
13 14 (1.13%) Mac OS X
13 14 (1.13%) Windows 10
14 13 (1.05%) AIX
15 10 (0.81%) Mac OS
16 7 (0.57%) Windows 2000
16 7 (0.57%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 369 (29.83%) Agile Software Development
2 330 (26.68%) Cybersecurity
3 307 (24.82%) ITIL
4 279 (22.55%) Software Engineering
5 157 (12.69%) Information Security
6 146 (11.80%) Infrastructure Management
7 125 (10.11%) Service Management
8 121 (9.78%) Scrum
9 120 (9.70%) DevOps
10 109 (8.81%) Project Management
11 97 (7.84%) Mentoring
12 95 (7.68%) Time Management
13 94 (7.60%) Service Delivery
14 93 (7.52%) Reverse Engineering
15 91 (7.36%) Penetration Testing
16 86 (6.95%) Test Strategy
17 82 (6.63%) SDLC
17 82 (6.63%) User Stories
18 81 (6.55%) Problem Management
19 78 (6.31%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 463 (37.43%) C
2 368 (29.75%) Java
3 260 (21.02%) C++
4 241 (19.48%) Python
5 188 (15.20%) C#
6 156 (12.61%) JavaScript
7 139 (11.24%) SQL
8 90 (7.28%) Ruby
9 88 (7.11%) Perl
10 60 (4.85%) PowerShell
11 50 (4.04%) Bash Shell
12 34 (2.75%) Objective-C
13 24 (1.94%) Groovy
13 24 (1.94%) PHP
13 24 (1.94%) VB
14 21 (1.70%) SQR
15 19 (1.54%) PL/SQL
16 18 (1.46%) Scala
17 15 (1.21%) Embedded C
17 15 (1.21%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1237 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 487 (39.37%) SC Cleared
3 234 (18.92%) Degree
4 119 (9.62%) Cisco Certification
5 108 (8.73%) CISSP
6 91 (7.36%) ISTQB
7 87 (7.03%) CCNA
8 75 (6.06%) GIAC
9 74 (5.98%) ISEB
10 70 (5.66%) SANS
11 56 (4.53%) CEH
12 45 (3.64%) CISM
13 44 (3.56%) Microsoft Certification
14 35 (2.83%) CCNP
14 35 (2.83%) MCSE
15 32 (2.59%) CompTIA Security+
15 32 (2.59%) CREST Certified
15 32 (2.59%) Security+ Certification
16 30 (2.43%) JNCIS
17 27 (2.18%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 91 (7.36%) SLA
2 48 (3.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 21 (1.70%) Cyber Essentials
4 14 (1.13%) RMADS
5 12 (0.97%) GPG13
6 11 (0.89%) MISRA
6 11 (0.89%) QA
7 10 (0.81%) COBIT
7 10 (0.81%) JTAG
8 8 (0.65%) PCI DSS
9 6 (0.49%) JSP 440
10 5 (0.40%) PMO
11 2 (0.16%) ISO 9001
12 1 (0.081%) Actionable Recommendations
12 1 (0.081%) Def Stans
12 1 (0.081%) GDPR
12 1 (0.081%) HMG Security Policy Framework
12 1 (0.081%) MISRA C
System Software
1 146 (11.80%) VMware Infrastructure
2 99 (8.00%) Active Directory
3 92 (7.44%) Hyper-V
4 38 (3.07%) Snort
5 21 (1.70%) Oracle RAC
5 21 (1.70%) vSphere
6 18 (1.46%) Virtual Desktop
7 16 (1.29%) Virtual Machines
7 16 (1.29%) VMware ESX
8 15 (1.21%) VMware ESXi
9 10 (0.81%) Docker
10 9 (0.73%) VMware Workstation
11 8 (0.65%) Virtual Servers
12 7 (0.57%) Microsoft App-V
12 7 (0.57%) NFS
12 7 (0.57%) Terminal Services
13 6 (0.49%) Forefront TMG
13 6 (0.49%) XenApp
14 5 (0.40%) Samba
15 3 (0.24%) KVM
Systems Management
1 39 (3.15%) SCCM
2 33 (2.67%) HP Quality Center
3 28 (2.26%) NetBackup
4 27 (2.18%) Nmap
5 25 (2.02%) Oracle RMAN
6 22 (1.78%) Puppet
7 21 (1.70%) Data Guard
8 19 (1.54%) Juniper STRM
9 17 (1.37%) OpenView Configuration Management
10 15 (1.21%) Nessus
11 14 (1.13%) Ansible
12 11 (0.89%) Endace
12 11 (0.89%) WSUS
13 10 (0.81%) Opscode Chef
14 9 (0.73%) EMC Navisphere
15 8 (0.65%) Network Intrusion Detection System
15 8 (0.65%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
16 7 (0.57%) RSA enVision
17 6 (0.49%) MOM
17 6 (0.49%) Netcool
Vendors
1 166 (13.42%) Microsoft
2 155 (12.53%) Oracle
3 152 (12.29%) VMware
4 149 (12.05%) Cisco
5 101 (8.16%) Juniper
6 81 (6.55%) HP
7 33 (2.67%) LogRhythm
8 31 (2.51%) Atlassian
9 29 (2.34%) Red Hat
10 28 (2.26%) ArcSight
11 25 (2.02%) Fujitsu
12 21 (1.70%) PeopleSoft
13 18 (1.46%) EMC
14 17 (1.37%) Intel Security
15 15 (1.21%) F5
16 14 (1.13%) NetApp
17 13 (1.05%) ESRI
17 13 (1.05%) Lumension
17 13 (1.05%) SAP
17 13 (1.05%) Splunk
London
Client Server
Salary: £95k to £130k + benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000-65,000 (Depending on skill set of candidate)
Posted: 22 hours ago
Corsham, Wiltshire
The One Group
Salary: £40k - 45k per year
Posted: 15 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
London
Square One Resources
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Square One Resources
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
King's Lynn, Norfolk
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 45,000 plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 - 60,000
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Ringwood, Hampshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45k-£60k
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45k-£60k
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Square One Resources
Salary: Up to £100,000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Oxfordshire
set2recruit
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum Bonus + pension + private medical + life assur
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxfordshire
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Hampshire
Sanderson
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 -£60,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35,000 - £65,000
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35,000 - £65,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
set2recruit
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 5 days ago
South East
WestPoint Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Exclusive Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Northallerton, North Yorkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Competitive Salary Package
Posted: 6 days ago