Period
to 12 December 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 12 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Developed Vetting (DV) Clearance
UK > England
6 months to
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 401 472 332
Rank change year-on-year +71 -140 +187
Permanent jobs citing DV Cleared 1,115 1,029 1,685
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.75% 0.61% 0.96%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.14% 2.55% 3.67%
Number of salaries quoted 664 691 1,151
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00% -
10th Percentile £30,682 £27,500 £28,000
90th Percentile £76,250 £70,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £49,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +8.89% -10.00% -

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 35,480 40,336 45,972
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 23.93% 24.01% 26.15%
Number of salaries quoted 26,272 31,231 37,014
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £77,500 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

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 12 December 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 12 December 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 +22 495 £50,000 +11.11% 85
London +155 269 £55,000 +3.29% 39
South East +24 221 £42,500 +3.66% 45
East of England +6 58 £57,500 +27.78% 9
Midlands +24 46 £24,000 -56.36% 12
West Midlands +13 43 £24,000 -60.00% 12
North of England -21 34 £45,000 - 5
North West -14 33 £45,000 - 4
East Midlands +20 3 £38,500 -3.75%
North East -9 1 £38,263 +36.65%
DV Cleared
UK

For the 6 months to 12 December 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 1,115 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 530 (47.53%) SC Cleared
3 422 (37.85%) C
4 383 (34.35%) Agile Software Development
5 347 (31.12%) Windows
6 288 (25.83%) Java
7 283 (25.38%) Python
8 265 (23.77%) Linux
9 243 (21.79%) Software Engineering
10 235 (21.08%) Microsoft
11 213 (19.10%) C++
11 213 (19.10%) Degree
12 205 (18.39%) ITIL
13 201 (18.03%) Cybersecurity
14 191 (17.13%) Systems Engineering
15 165 (14.80%) DevOps
15 165 (14.80%) PowerShell
16 161 (14.44%) C#
17 158 (14.17%) VMware
18 153 (13.72%) Test Automation
19 147 (13.18%) JavaScript
19 147 (13.18%) Service Management
20 142 (12.74%) Firewall
21 140 (12.56%) Analytical Skills
21 140 (12.56%) Big Data
22 138 (12.38%) Scrum
23 135 (12.11%) Project Management
24 129 (11.57%) Cisco Certification
25 128 (11.48%) VMware Infrastructure
26 123 (11.03%) 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 51 (4.57%) Elasticsearch
2 42 (3.77%) Apache
2 42 (3.77%) Confluence
3 36 (3.23%) SharePoint
4 32 (2.87%) Apache Spark
5 30 (2.69%) Apache Pig
6 23 (2.06%) MS Exchange
7 15 (1.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 15 (1.35%) WebLogic
8 14 (1.26%) Tomcat
9 13 (1.17%) SharePoint 2013
10 12 (1.08%) SharePoint 2010
11 11 (0.99%) GlassFish
12 10 (0.90%) IIS
13 8 (0.72%) Alfresco
13 8 (0.72%) Joomla!
14 7 (0.63%) ArcGIS
15 5 (0.45%) JBoss
15 5 (0.45%) Skype for Business
16 4 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 50 (4.48%) Microsoft Office
2 23 (2.06%) Microsoft Project
3 17 (1.52%) MS Visio
4 11 (0.99%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 9 (0.81%) Microsoft Excel
6 3 (0.27%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.090%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.090%) Adobe Premiere
7 1 (0.090%) OmniGraffle
7 1 (0.090%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 5 (0.45%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (0.27%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.27%) Oracle ERP
3 2 (0.18%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.090%) Oracle E-Business Tax
4 1 (0.090%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.090%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.090%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.090%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 71 (6.37%) Amazon AWS
2 56 (5.02%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (1.70%) Office 365
4 13 (1.17%) GitHub
5 11 (0.99%) Cloud Computing
6 6 (0.54%) Amazon S3
6 6 (0.54%) Amazon SQS
6 6 (0.54%) AWS Fargate
6 6 (0.54%) AWS Lambda
6 6 (0.54%) Serverless
7 5 (0.45%) Dynamics 365
7 5 (0.45%) SaaS
8 3 (0.27%) IaaS
8 3 (0.27%) PaaS
9 1 (0.090%) Datadog
9 1 (0.090%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 142 (12.74%) Firewall
2 96 (8.61%) TCP/IP
3 69 (6.19%) LAN
4 59 (5.29%) WAN
5 45 (4.04%) HTTP
6 41 (3.68%) SSL
7 40 (3.59%) Network Security
8 36 (3.23%) VLAN
9 34 (3.05%) DNS
10 30 (2.69%) Intrusion Detection
11 24 (2.15%) BGP
11 24 (2.15%) DHCP
12 23 (2.06%) Cisco Nexus
12 23 (2.06%) Internet
13 22 (1.97%) Cisco IOS
14 18 (1.61%) NX-OS
14 18 (1.61%) SAN
14 18 (1.61%) Software-Defined Networking
15 17 (1.52%) HTTPS
15 17 (1.52%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 140 (12.56%) Big Data
2 92 (8.25%) Hadoop
3 62 (5.56%) Apache Hive
4 60 (5.38%) SQL Server
5 45 (4.04%) MySQL
6 39 (3.50%) MongoDB
7 24 (2.15%) Neo4j
7 24 (2.15%) Relational Database
8 22 (1.97%) Apache Cassandra
9 19 (1.70%) Geospatial Data
10 17 (1.52%) GIS
11 15 (1.35%) PostgreSQL
12 11 (0.99%) Oracle Database
13 9 (0.81%) NoSQL
13 9 (0.81%) Oracle Database 11g
14 8 (0.72%) Amazon Aurora
14 8 (0.72%) Impala
15 7 (0.63%) HBase
16 5 (0.45%) Oracle Database 10g
17 4 (0.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 120 (10.76%) JIRA
2 93 (8.34%) Selenium
3 78 (7.00%) Git (software)
4 63 (5.65%) Jenkins
5 55 (4.93%) Bitbucket
6 53 (4.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 53 (4.75%) MSI
7 40 (3.59%) Cucumber
8 35 (3.14%) git-flow
9 32 (2.87%) Robot Framework
10 31 (2.78%) LoadRunner
11 30 (2.69%) CodeSonar
12 25 (2.24%) EasyMock
12 25 (2.24%) JUnit
13 22 (1.97%) Visual Studio
14 17 (1.52%) GitLab
14 17 (1.52%) Maven
14 17 (1.52%) Redmine
15 16 (1.43%) Eclipse
15 16 (1.43%) JMeter
General
1 86 (7.71%) Finance
2 48 (4.30%) Electronics
3 47 (4.22%) Telecoms
4 44 (3.95%) Marketing
5 43 (3.86%) Manufacturing
6 39 (3.50%) Law
7 36 (3.23%) Military
8 33 (2.96%) Games
9 21 (1.88%) Aerospace
10 14 (1.26%) Retail
11 11 (0.99%) Legal
12 7 (0.63%) Advertising
13 3 (0.27%) Banking
13 3 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
14 2 (0.18%) Back Office
14 2 (0.18%) General Ledger
15 1 (0.090%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 147 (13.18%) Software Engineer
2 125 (11.21%) Architect
3 106 (9.51%) Analyst
4 87 (7.80%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 76 (6.82%) Systems Engineer
6 71 (6.37%) Developer
7 67 (6.01%) Consultant
8 64 (5.74%) Java Engineer
9 62 (5.56%) Network Engineer
10 61 (5.47%) Java Software Engineer
11 51 (4.57%) C++ Software Engineer
12 50 (4.48%) Solutions Architect
13 43 (3.86%) Tester
14 41 (3.68%) C# Software Engineer
14 41 (3.68%) Test Engineer
15 39 (3.50%) Java Developer
16 35 (3.14%) Project Manager
17 33 (2.96%) IT Engineer
18 28 (2.51%) Test Analyst
19 24 (2.15%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (5.92%) Spring
2 63 (5.65%) Node.js
3 59 (5.29%) AngularJS
4 57 (5.11%) HTML
5 55 (4.93%) Java EE
6 52 (4.66%) .NET
6 52 (4.66%) XML
7 49 (4.39%) Hibernate
8 46 (4.13%) Django
9 43 (3.86%) Web Services
10 42 (3.77%) .NET Framework
10 42 (3.77%) REST
11 35 (3.14%) ASP.NET
11 35 (3.14%) CSS
12 34 (3.05%) Spring MVC
13 33 (2.96%) LAMP
13 33 (2.96%) STL
14 32 (2.87%) RabbitMQ
14 32 (2.87%) SOAP
15 30 (2.69%) React
Miscellaneous
1 140 (12.56%) Analytical Skills
2 68 (6.10%) Management Information System
3 63 (5.65%) Self-Motivation
4 23 (2.06%) Data Centre
4 23 (2.06%) Hybrid Cloud
5 21 (1.88%) Social Media
6 19 (1.70%) Cybercrime
7 16 (1.43%) PMI
7 16 (1.43%) User Experience
8 15 (1.35%) Blackberry
8 15 (1.35%) Driving Licence
9 14 (1.26%) Industry 4.0
9 14 (1.26%) Public Cloud
10 13 (1.17%) CESG
10 13 (1.17%) iPhone
10 13 (1.17%) Replication
11 12 (1.08%) Cyberthreat
11 12 (1.08%) Embedded Systems
11 12 (1.08%) Fat Client
11 12 (1.08%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 347 (31.12%) Windows
2 265 (23.77%) Linux
3 96 (8.61%) Windows 7
4 84 (7.53%) Android
5 68 (6.10%) Apple iOS
6 64 (5.74%) Windows Server
7 58 (5.20%) Windows Server 2008
8 54 (4.84%) Unix
9 42 (3.77%) Windows 10
10 39 (3.50%) Mac OS X
11 37 (3.32%) Windows Server 2012
12 36 (3.23%) CentOS
13 28 (2.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 23 (2.06%) Windows XP
15 21 (1.88%) Ubuntu
16 16 (1.43%) Fedora
17 13 (1.17%) Windows Phone
18 12 (1.08%) Windows 2000
19 5 (0.45%) Solaris
20 4 (0.36%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 383 (34.35%) Agile Software Development
2 243 (21.79%) Software Engineering
3 205 (18.39%) ITIL
4 201 (18.03%) Cybersecurity
5 191 (17.13%) Systems Engineering
6 165 (14.80%) DevOps
7 153 (13.72%) Test Automation
8 147 (13.18%) Service Management
9 138 (12.38%) Scrum
10 135 (12.11%) Project Management
11 120 (10.76%) TDD
12 118 (10.58%) Mentoring
13 114 (10.22%) User Stories
13 114 (10.22%) Waterfall
14 111 (9.96%) Continuous Integration
15 107 (9.60%) Infrastructure Engineering
16 104 (9.33%) Problem-Solving
17 90 (8.07%) Service Delivery
18 85 (7.62%) Coaching
19 83 (7.44%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 422 (37.85%) C
2 288 (25.83%) Java
3 283 (25.38%) Python
4 213 (19.10%) C++
5 165 (14.80%) PowerShell
6 161 (14.44%) C#
7 147 (13.18%) JavaScript
8 123 (11.03%) Bash Shell
9 114 (10.22%) SQL
10 57 (5.11%) Objective-C
11 45 (4.04%) PHP
12 32 (2.87%) Ruby
13 24 (2.15%) Perl
14 23 (2.06%) Go
14 23 (2.06%) VB
15 16 (1.43%) Korn
16 13 (1.17%) PL/SQL
16 13 (1.17%) Scala
17 11 (0.99%) Apple Swift
18 10 (0.90%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1,115 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 530 (47.53%) SC Cleared
3 213 (19.10%) Degree
4 129 (11.57%) Cisco Certification
5 101 (9.06%) CCNA
6 78 (7.00%) CISSP
7 76 (6.82%) Microsoft Certification
8 73 (6.55%) GIAC
9 71 (6.37%) MCSE
10 59 (5.29%) SANS
11 58 (5.20%) CompTIA Security+
11 58 (5.20%) Linux+ Certification
11 58 (5.20%) Network+ Certification
11 58 (5.20%) SSCP
12 43 (3.86%) ISTQB
13 33 (2.96%) CCNP
14 27 (2.42%) ISEB
15 18 (1.61%) ITIL Certification
15 18 (1.61%) PhD
15 18 (1.61%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (4.93%) SLA
2 27 (2.42%) GDPR
3 15 (1.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 12 (1.08%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 12 (1.08%) QA
5 10 (0.90%) JSP 440
5 10 (0.90%) PCI DSS
6 9 (0.81%) ISO/IEC 15288
7 6 (0.54%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 6 (0.54%) PMO
8 5 (0.45%) RMADS
9 4 (0.36%) GxP
10 3 (0.27%) Government Security Classifications
11 2 (0.18%) GPG13
11 2 (0.18%) ISO 9001
11 2 (0.18%) NIST 800
12 1 (0.090%) AQAP
12 1 (0.090%) Data Quality
System Software
1 128 (11.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 104 (9.33%) Active Directory
3 99 (8.88%) Docker
4 56 (5.02%) vSphere
5 49 (4.39%) Microsoft App-V
6 41 (3.68%) Hyper-V
6 41 (3.68%) VMware ESXi
7 27 (2.42%) VirtualBox
7 27 (2.42%) VMware NSX
8 25 (2.24%) NFS
8 25 (2.24%) Samba
9 22 (1.97%) Virtual Desktop
10 16 (1.43%) Xen
11 13 (1.17%) Virtual Machines
11 13 (1.17%) XenApp
12 11 (0.99%) Firmware
13 10 (0.90%) XenDesktop
14 8 (0.72%) HDFS
15 7 (0.63%) Apache Flume
15 7 (0.63%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 103 (9.24%) Puppet
2 89 (7.98%) SCCM
3 66 (5.92%) Ansible
4 50 (4.48%) Nagios
5 41 (3.68%) Salt
6 40 (3.59%) vCenter Server
7 32 (2.87%) Opscode Chef
7 32 (2.87%) SCOM
8 29 (2.60%) Kubernetes
9 23 (2.06%) WSUS
10 17 (1.52%) vRealize
11 16 (1.43%) Cisco LMS
11 16 (1.43%) Docker Swarm
11 16 (1.43%) OpenNMS
11 16 (1.43%) Opsview
11 16 (1.43%) ZABBIX
12 14 (1.26%) HP ALM
13 12 (1.08%) Terraform
14 11 (0.99%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
15 9 (0.81%) Nexpose
Vendors
1 235 (21.08%) Microsoft
2 158 (14.17%) VMware
3 107 (9.60%) Cisco
4 68 (6.10%) Atlassian
5 43 (3.86%) HP
6 42 (3.77%) Citrix
6 42 (3.77%) Oracle
7 36 (3.23%) Red Hat
7 36 (3.23%) SAP
8 34 (3.05%) SolarWinds
9 31 (2.78%) EMC
10 28 (2.51%) Juniper
10 28 (2.51%) NetApp
11 26 (2.33%) Cloudera
12 16 (1.43%) Hortonworks
13 13 (1.17%) McAfee
14 12 (1.08%) BT
15 11 (0.99%) Dell
15 11 (0.99%) ESRI
15 11 (0.99%) Splunk