Period
to 21 June 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 21 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Developed Vetting (DV) Clearance
UK > England
6 months to
21 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 446 421 425
Rank change year-on-year -25 +4 -10
Permanent jobs citing DV Cleared 1,083 1,181 1,357
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.67% 0.73% 0.72%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.82% 2.93% 2.63%
Number of salaries quoted 562 794 817
England median annual salary £45,500 £50,000 £53,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.00% -6.54% +7.00%
10th Percentile £28,300 £31,250 £31,750
90th Percentile £71,500 £75,000 £85,000
UK median annual salary £46,000 £50,000 £53,500
% change year-on-year -8.00% -6.54% +7.00%

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 38,437 40,364 51,692
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 23.81% 24.84% 27.33%
Number of salaries quoted 29,086 31,806 42,073
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -4.26% +4.44%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £76,250
UK median annual salary £49,552 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +10.12% - -

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 June 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 21 June 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 -3 475 £45,000 - 48
South East +5 288 £45,000 -3.23% 26
London -78 191 £50,000 -9.09% 38
North of England +21 59 £37,500 - 3
North West +16 58 £37,500 - 3
East of England +33 57 £50,000 -4.76% 12
Midlands +13 21 £67,500 +46.74% 5
West Midlands +11 20 £67,500 +46.74% 3
Yorkshire +9 1 £40,000 +23.08%
East Midlands +1 1 £72,500 +52.63% 2
South Coast - 1 - -
DV Cleared
UK

For the 6 months to 21 June 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 1,083 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 545 (50.32%) C
3 368 (33.98%) SC Cleared
4 349 (32.23%) Agile Software Development
5 339 (31.30%) Windows
6 312 (28.81%) Linux
7 298 (27.52%) Python
8 296 (27.33%) Java
9 285 (26.32%) Software Engineering
10 261 (24.10%) Degree
11 211 (19.48%) C++
12 182 (16.81%) VMware
13 180 (16.62%) SQL
14 176 (16.25%) Continuous Integration
15 167 (15.42%) Microsoft
16 164 (15.14%) VMware Infrastructure
17 155 (14.31%) JavaScript
18 153 (14.13%) Cybersecurity
19 143 (13.20%) DevOps
19 143 (13.20%) C#
20 138 (12.74%) ITIL
21 135 (12.47%) Cisco Certification
22 129 (11.91%) Firewall
23 125 (11.54%) Cisco
24 123 (11.36%) TDD
25 121 (11.17%) Service Management
26 120 (11.08%) JIRA
27 117 (10.80%) Test Automation
28 113 (10.43%) Scrum
29 111 (10.25%) Analytical Skills

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 71 (6.56%) Confluence
2 61 (5.63%) Elasticsearch
3 52 (4.80%) Apache Spark
4 32 (2.95%) SharePoint
5 18 (1.66%) Apache
5 18 (1.66%) Apache Pig
6 14 (1.29%) JBoss
6 14 (1.29%) SharePoint 2010
7 13 (1.20%) MS Exchange
8 11 (1.02%) SharePoint 2013
9 10 (0.92%) IIS
10 9 (0.83%) WebSphere
11 8 (0.74%) Skype for Business
12 7 (0.65%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 7 (0.65%) WebSphere Portal
13 5 (0.46%) WebLogic
14 4 (0.37%) GeoServer
14 4 (0.37%) SharePoint Server
15 3 (0.28%) ArcGIS
15 3 (0.28%) Tomcat
Applications
1 23 (2.12%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (0.83%) Microsoft Project
3 3 (0.28%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.28%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (0.28%) Stata
4 2 (0.18%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.092%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.092%) GIMP
5 1 (0.092%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.092%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 7 (0.65%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.18%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.18%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.092%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 30 (2.77%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (2.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (0.46%) Amazon S3
5 4 (0.37%) Dynamics 365
6 3 (0.28%) Azure Active Directory
6 3 (0.28%) Office 365
7 2 (0.18%) GitHub
7 2 (0.18%) Trello
8 1 (0.092%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.092%) Amazon EMR
8 1 (0.092%) Amazon Kinesis
8 1 (0.092%) Amazon SQS
8 1 (0.092%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 129 (11.91%) Firewall
2 88 (8.13%) LAN
3 84 (7.76%) Network Security
4 78 (7.20%) WAN
5 60 (5.54%) TCP/IP
6 53 (4.89%) DNS
7 46 (4.25%) Cisco Nexus
8 44 (4.06%) DHCP
9 39 (3.60%) NX-OS
10 35 (3.23%) HTTP
11 33 (3.05%) VoIP
12 31 (2.86%) Wireshark
13 30 (2.77%) BGP
14 25 (2.31%) VLAN
15 24 (2.22%) SSL
16 23 (2.12%) Cisco ASA
17 22 (2.03%) Cisco IOS
18 21 (1.94%) EIGRP
18 21 (1.94%) VPN
19 19 (1.75%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (7.66%) Hadoop
2 80 (7.39%) Big Data
3 49 (4.52%) Apache Hive
4 47 (4.34%) SQL Server
5 34 (3.14%) MongoDB
5 34 (3.14%) MySQL
6 29 (2.68%) Apache Accumulo
7 23 (2.12%) GIS
7 23 (2.12%) Impala
7 23 (2.12%) Oracle Database
8 21 (1.94%) Relational Database
9 20 (1.85%) Geospatial Data
10 18 (1.66%) Oracle Database 10g
10 18 (1.66%) Oracle Database 11g
11 13 (1.20%) Neo4j
11 13 (1.20%) Sqoop
12 12 (1.11%) HBase
13 9 (0.83%) NoSQL
14 8 (0.74%) SQL Server 2008
15 6 (0.55%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 120 (11.08%) JIRA
2 82 (7.57%) Jenkins
3 66 (6.09%) Git (software)
4 64 (5.91%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 63 (5.82%) Selenium
6 55 (5.08%) Bitbucket
7 39 (3.60%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 35 (3.23%) Cucumber
8 35 (3.23%) JUnit
9 23 (2.12%) MSI
10 20 (1.85%) JMeter
11 16 (1.48%) CodeSonar
11 16 (1.48%) git-flow
11 16 (1.48%) Robot Framework
12 15 (1.39%) Eclipse
12 15 (1.39%) WATIR
13 13 (1.20%) Team Foundation Server
14 12 (1.11%) EasyMock
14 12 (1.11%) Rational DOORS
15 11 (1.02%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 62 (5.72%) Military
2 60 (5.54%) Finance
3 30 (2.77%) Law
3 30 (2.77%) Telecoms
4 23 (2.12%) Marketing
5 15 (1.39%) Games
5 15 (1.39%) Manufacturing
5 15 (1.39%) Retail
6 14 (1.29%) Electronics
7 13 (1.20%) Legal
8 9 (0.83%) Aerospace
9 8 (0.74%) Publishing
10 7 (0.65%) Back Office
11 3 (0.28%) Automotive
11 3 (0.28%) Banking
12 1 (0.092%) Local Government
12 1 (0.092%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 203 (18.74%) Software Engineer
2 97 (8.96%) Consultant
3 94 (8.68%) Developer
4 82 (7.57%) Analyst
5 77 (7.11%) Architect
5 77 (7.11%) Network Engineer
6 66 (6.09%) Java Engineer
7 59 (5.45%) Java Software Engineer
8 52 (4.80%) Systems Engineer
9 51 (4.71%) Software Developer
10 49 (4.52%) DV Cleared Software Engineer
11 47 (4.34%) Java Developer
12 41 (3.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 36 (3.32%) Solutions Architect
14 34 (3.14%) Management Consultant
15 32 (2.95%) C++ Software Engineer
15 32 (2.95%) Test Analyst
16 31 (2.86%) Test Engineer
17 27 (2.49%) Business Analyst
17 27 (2.49%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (5.63%) Django
1 61 (5.63%) Java EE
2 59 (5.45%) AngularJS
3 54 (4.99%) Spring
4 51 (4.71%) HTML
4 51 (4.71%) JSF
4 51 (4.71%) Node.js
5 47 (4.34%) Web Services
6 45 (4.16%) CSS
7 41 (3.79%) .NET
8 37 (3.42%) EJB
9 34 (3.14%) XML
10 28 (2.59%) Hibernate
10 28 (2.59%) J2EE
10 28 (2.59%) jQuery
11 26 (2.40%) HTML5
12 25 (2.31%) .NET Framework
12 25 (2.31%) CSS3
12 25 (2.31%) REST
13 20 (1.85%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 111 (10.25%) Analytical Skills
2 80 (7.39%) Computer Science
3 63 (5.82%) Management Information System
4 36 (3.32%) Self-Motivation
5 28 (2.59%) Data Centre
6 25 (2.31%) PKI
7 22 (2.03%) Driving Licence
8 21 (1.94%) CESG
8 21 (1.94%) User Experience
9 20 (1.85%) Device Driver
10 19 (1.75%) Linux Command Line
10 19 (1.75%) Wiki
11 17 (1.57%) Cyberthreat
12 12 (1.11%) Fat Client
12 12 (1.11%) Thin Client
13 11 (1.02%) Hybrid Cloud
13 11 (1.02%) PDA
14 7 (0.65%) Blackberry
14 7 (0.65%) CESG CLAS
14 7 (0.65%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 339 (31.30%) Windows
2 312 (28.81%) Linux
3 110 (10.16%) Unix
4 68 (6.28%) Windows 7
5 57 (5.26%) Mac OS X
6 55 (5.08%) Windows Server
7 48 (4.43%) Android
8 47 (4.34%) CentOS
9 42 (3.88%) Windows Server 2012
10 41 (3.79%) Windows Server 2008
11 34 (3.14%) Windows 10
12 33 (3.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 24 (2.22%) Apple iOS
14 10 (0.92%) Solaris
15 7 (0.65%) Windows XP
16 6 (0.55%) Oracle Linux
17 4 (0.37%) Windows Phone
18 3 (0.28%) Ubuntu
18 3 (0.28%) Windows Server 2003
19 2 (0.18%) Nucleus RTOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 349 (32.23%) Agile Software Development
2 285 (26.32%) Software Engineering
3 176 (16.25%) Continuous Integration
4 153 (14.13%) Cybersecurity
5 143 (13.20%) DevOps
6 138 (12.74%) ITIL
7 123 (11.36%) TDD
8 121 (11.17%) Service Management
9 117 (10.80%) Test Automation
10 113 (10.43%) Scrum
11 106 (9.79%) Mentoring
11 106 (9.79%) Project Management
12 105 (9.70%) Information Security
13 101 (9.33%) Change Management
14 87 (8.03%) Customer Requirements
14 87 (8.03%) SDLC
15 79 (7.29%) Problem-Solving
16 72 (6.65%) Stakeholder Management
17 71 (6.56%) Open Source
18 69 (6.37%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 545 (50.32%) C
2 298 (27.52%) Python
3 296 (27.33%) Java
4 211 (19.48%) C++
5 180 (16.62%) SQL
6 155 (14.31%) JavaScript
7 143 (13.20%) C#
8 104 (9.60%) Bash Shell
9 94 (8.68%) PowerShell
10 65 (6.00%) Perl
11 52 (4.80%) Ruby
12 33 (3.05%) PL/SQL
13 28 (2.59%) PHP
14 25 (2.31%) Objective-C
15 16 (1.48%) Scala
16 12 (1.11%) Shell Script
17 11 (1.02%) VB
18 10 (0.92%) MATLAB
18 10 (0.92%) R
19 9 (0.83%) Rust
Qualifications
1 1,083 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 368 (33.98%) SC Cleared
3 261 (24.10%) Degree
4 135 (12.47%) Cisco Certification
5 93 (8.59%) CCNA
6 62 (5.72%) CISSP
7 57 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
8 46 (4.25%) MCSE
9 33 (3.05%) CCNP
10 31 (2.86%) CompTIA Security+
10 31 (2.86%) GIAC
10 31 (2.86%) SANS
11 30 (2.77%) Numerate Degree
11 30 (2.77%) SSCP
12 27 (2.49%) Linux+ Certification
12 27 (2.49%) Network+ Certification
13 25 (2.31%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 24 (2.22%) APMP
14 24 (2.22%) ISTQB
15 20 (1.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (5.26%) SLA
2 25 (2.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 16 (1.48%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 15 (1.39%) JSP 440
4 15 (1.39%) QA
5 13 (1.20%) PMO
5 13 (1.20%) RMADS
6 9 (0.83%) GDPR
7 8 (0.74%) Government Security Classifications
8 7 (0.65%) Data Quality
9 4 (0.37%) MISRA
9 4 (0.37%) NIST 800
10 3 (0.28%) COBIT
10 3 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 2 (0.18%) ISO 22301
System Software
1 164 (15.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 104 (9.60%) Active Directory
3 59 (5.45%) Docker
4 58 (5.36%) vSphere
5 57 (5.26%) Hyper-V
6 29 (2.68%) Virtual Machines
6 29 (2.68%) VMware ESXi
7 25 (2.31%) VMware NSX
8 23 (2.12%) Apache Flume
8 23 (2.12%) Microsoft App-V
9 21 (1.94%) HDFS
10 13 (1.20%) NFS
10 13 (1.20%) Samba
11 10 (0.92%) Virtual Desktop
12 9 (0.83%) Virtual Servers
12 9 (0.83%) VMware Workstation
13 7 (0.65%) Forefront TMG
13 7 (0.65%) Terminal Services
13 7 (0.65%) XenApp
14 5 (0.46%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 81 (7.48%) Puppet
2 53 (4.89%) Nagios
3 46 (4.25%) Cisco LMS
3 46 (4.25%) Opsview
3 46 (4.25%) SCCM
4 31 (2.86%) Cisco Prime
5 26 (2.40%) Kibana
6 25 (2.31%) SCOM
7 23 (2.12%) Ansible
8 21 (1.94%) vCenter Server
8 21 (1.94%) WSUS
9 19 (1.75%) Salt
10 12 (1.11%) Opscode Chef
10 12 (1.11%) vRealize
11 8 (0.74%) Kubernetes
12 7 (0.65%) Forefront Identity Manager
12 7 (0.65%) HP ALM
12 7 (0.65%) MOM
12 7 (0.65%) OpenView Configuration Management
13 5 (0.46%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 182 (16.81%) VMware
2 167 (15.42%) Microsoft
3 125 (11.54%) Cisco
4 62 (5.72%) Atlassian
4 62 (5.72%) Oracle
5 52 (4.80%) Red Hat
6 28 (2.59%) Juniper
7 25 (2.31%) HP
8 19 (1.75%) Citrix
8 19 (1.75%) Cloudera
8 19 (1.75%) F5
9 18 (1.66%) McAfee
10 15 (1.39%) CA Agile Central
11 13 (1.20%) EMC
11 13 (1.20%) SolarWinds
12 12 (1.11%) Fujitsu
12 12 (1.11%) IBM
13 11 (1.02%) NetApp
13 11 (1.02%) SAP
14 9 (0.83%) Lumension