Period
to 19 January 2020

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 19 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Developed Vetting (DV) Clearance
UK > England
6 months to
19 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 337 399 490
Rank change year-on-year +62 +91 -141
Permanent jobs citing DV Cleared 1,058 1,105 948
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.92% 0.79% 0.58%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.16% 3.25% 2.45%
Number of salaries quoted 676 636 627
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% -5.26%
10th Percentile £35,000 £30,682 £27,500
90th Percentile £68,875 £78,750 £68,750
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -5.26%

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 25,405 33,955 38,749
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 22.07% 24.24% 23.78%
Number of salaries quoted 18,875 25,050 30,283
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £82,500 £80,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% 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 19 January 2020.

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 19 January 2020. 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 +13 527 £50,000 - 100
South East +26 230 £55,000 +22.22% 70
London +22 200 £50,000 -9.09% 36
East of England +69 36 £50,000 -4.76% 15
North of England +69 32 £37,500 -16.67% 8
North West +63 32 £37,500 -16.67% 7
Midlands +4 29 £52,500 +118.75% 7
West Midlands -17 25 £57,500 +139.58% 6
East Midlands +20 4 £40,400 +4.94% 1
DV Cleared
UK

For the 6 months to 19 January 2020, 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 1,058 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 461 (43.57%) SC Cleared
3 350 (33.08%) Agile Software Development
4 267 (25.24%) C
5 253 (23.91%) Java
6 247 (23.35%) Python
7 245 (23.16%) Windows
8 224 (21.17%) Linux
9 215 (20.32%) Software Engineering
10 200 (18.90%) C++
11 196 (18.53%) DevOps
12 191 (18.05%) Degree
13 169 (15.97%) Cybersecurity
14 167 (15.78%) VMware
15 153 (14.46%) Microsoft
16 136 (12.85%) VMware Infrastructure
17 129 (12.19%) JavaScript
18 128 (12.10%) ITIL
19 127 (12.00%) Big Data
20 125 (11.81%) Active Directory
21 123 (11.63%) C#
22 116 (10.96%) SQL
22 116 (10.96%) Finance
22 116 (10.96%) Public Sector
23 104 (9.83%) Machine Learning
24 102 (9.64%) Analytical Skills
25 93 (8.79%) Computer Science
25 93 (8.79%) Continuous Integration
26 89 (8.41%) Project Management
26 89 (8.41%) Cisco

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 38 (3.59%) SharePoint
2 36 (3.40%) Apache Spark
3 29 (2.74%) Elasticsearch
4 26 (2.46%) Apache
5 25 (2.36%) Confluence
6 22 (2.08%) JBoss
7 16 (1.51%) MS Exchange
8 15 (1.42%) IIS
9 13 (1.23%) Apache Solr
10 8 (0.76%) OpenStack
10 8 (0.76%) WebLogic
11 7 (0.66%) Tornado
12 6 (0.57%) Skype for Business
13 5 (0.47%) SAS
14 3 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2013
14 3 (0.28%) WebSphere
15 2 (0.19%) Oracle Application Server
15 2 (0.19%) Oracle Spatial
16 1 (0.095%) Oracle HTTP Server
16 1 (0.095%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 33 (3.12%) Microsoft Office
2 17 (1.61%) MS Visio
3 13 (1.23%) Microsoft Excel
4 12 (1.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 9 (0.85%) Microsoft Project
6 8 (0.76%) OrCAD
7 5 (0.47%) AutoCAD
8 4 (0.38%) Gephi
8 4 (0.38%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (0.47%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.095%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 66 (6.24%) Azure
2 60 (5.67%) AWS
3 32 (3.02%) Office 365
4 14 (1.32%) Azure Stack
4 14 (1.32%) OneDrive
5 12 (1.13%) OpenShift
5 12 (1.13%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 11 (1.04%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 11 (1.04%) Amazon ECS
6 11 (1.04%) Amazon EKS
6 11 (1.04%) AWS CloudFormation
6 11 (1.04%) AWS Fargate
6 11 (1.04%) Trello
7 9 (0.85%) SaaS
8 7 (0.66%) IaaS
9 4 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
9 4 (0.38%) NuGet
9 4 (0.38%) PaaS
10 2 (0.19%) Azure Active Directory
10 2 (0.19%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 68 (6.43%) DNS
2 64 (6.05%) Internet
3 58 (5.48%) Firewall
4 57 (5.39%) TCP/IP
5 44 (4.16%) DHCP
6 35 (3.31%) VPN
6 35 (3.31%) WAN
7 30 (2.84%) Network Security
8 29 (2.74%) LAN
9 20 (1.89%) BGP
9 20 (1.89%) Cisco ASA
10 18 (1.70%) OSPF
11 15 (1.42%) HTTP
12 14 (1.32%) Cisco IOS
12 14 (1.32%) Intrusion Detection
12 14 (1.32%) NetScaler
13 13 (1.23%) SAN
14 12 (1.13%) MPLS
14 12 (1.13%) Skype
15 10 (0.95%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 127 (12.00%) Big Data
2 71 (6.71%) MongoDB
3 44 (4.16%) Hadoop
4 31 (2.93%) SQL Server
5 23 (2.17%) PostgreSQL
6 22 (2.08%) MySQL
6 22 (2.08%) NoSQL
7 17 (1.61%) Apache Accumulo
8 16 (1.51%) Relational Database
9 15 (1.42%) Neo4j
10 11 (1.04%) Apache Hive
11 10 (0.95%) IBM InfoSphere
12 9 (0.85%) Apache Cassandra
12 9 (0.85%) GIS
12 9 (0.85%) Impala
12 9 (0.85%) Oracle Database
13 8 (0.76%) OrientDB
14 6 (0.57%) Geospatial Data
14 6 (0.57%) SQLite
15 5 (0.47%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 70 (6.62%) JIRA
2 68 (6.43%) Jenkins
3 42 (3.97%) Git (software)
4 31 (2.93%) Selenium
5 30 (2.84%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 27 (2.55%) Cucumber
7 23 (2.17%) JMeter
8 22 (2.08%) JUnit
8 22 (2.08%) LoadRunner
9 21 (1.98%) NeoLoad
9 21 (1.98%) SilkPerformer
10 16 (1.51%) Eclipse
10 16 (1.51%) Visual Studio
11 12 (1.13%) Bitbucket
11 12 (1.13%) Bitbucket Server
12 11 (1.04%) Rational DOORS
13 10 (0.95%) EasyMock
14 9 (0.85%) GitLab
14 9 (0.85%) Subversion
15 7 (0.66%) TestRail
General
1 116 (10.96%) Finance
1 116 (10.96%) Public Sector
2 80 (7.56%) Telecoms
3 71 (6.71%) Electronics
4 65 (6.14%) Military
5 49 (4.63%) Marketing
6 46 (4.35%) Manufacturing
7 34 (3.21%) Aerospace
8 29 (2.74%) Retail
9 20 (1.89%) Police
10 16 (1.51%) Legal
11 13 (1.23%) Law
12 6 (0.57%) Games
13 3 (0.28%) Billing
14 2 (0.19%) Local Government
15 1 (0.095%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 147 (13.89%) Developer
2 107 (10.11%) Software Engineer
3 93 (8.79%) Analyst
4 88 (8.32%) Architect
5 75 (7.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 71 (6.71%) Software Developer
7 51 (4.82%) Consultant
8 49 (4.63%) Test Engineer
9 48 (4.54%) Java Developer
10 38 (3.59%) Data Scientist
11 37 (3.50%) Solutions Architect
12 36 (3.40%) Business Change Manager
12 36 (3.40%) Business Manager
12 36 (3.40%) Change Manager
13 33 (3.12%) Systems Engineer
14 31 (2.93%) Network Engineer
14 31 (2.93%) Support Engineer
15 30 (2.84%) DevOps Engineer
15 30 (2.84%) Tester
16 29 (2.74%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (4.73%) Spring
2 45 (4.25%) AngularJS
3 42 (3.97%) Node.js
4 40 (3.78%) React
5 37 (3.50%) .NET
6 22 (2.08%) HTML
6 22 (2.08%) Kafka
7 19 (1.80%) Java EE
7 19 (1.80%) XML
8 18 (1.70%) Hibernate
8 18 (1.70%) Natural Language Processing
9 17 (1.61%) Elastic Stack
10 16 (1.51%) EJB
10 16 (1.51%) Gherkin
10 16 (1.51%) HTML5
11 14 (1.32%) Django
11 14 (1.32%) J2EE
11 14 (1.32%) REST
12 13 (1.23%) Web Services
13 11 (1.04%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 102 (9.64%) Analytical Skills
2 57 (5.39%) Management Information System
3 56 (5.29%) Cyberthreat
4 38 (3.59%) Data Centre
5 25 (2.36%) Embedded Systems
6 20 (1.89%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 17 (1.61%) Cybercrime
8 16 (1.51%) Self-Motivation
9 15 (1.42%) Greenfield Project
10 14 (1.32%) Enterprise Storage
11 13 (1.23%) CESG
11 13 (1.23%) Public Cloud
11 13 (1.23%) User Experience
12 10 (0.95%) PKI
12 10 (0.95%) Wiki
13 9 (0.85%) Smartphone
14 8 (0.76%) Cloud Native
15 6 (0.57%) Algorithms
15 6 (0.57%) CMDB
15 6 (0.57%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 245 (23.16%) Windows
2 224 (21.17%) Linux
3 75 (7.09%) Unix
3 75 (7.09%) Windows Server
4 55 (5.20%) CentOS
4 55 (5.20%) Windows Server 2012
5 36 (3.40%) Android
6 34 (3.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 29 (2.74%) Windows 7
7 29 (2.74%) Windows Server 2008
8 27 (2.55%) Windows 10
9 23 (2.17%) Apple iOS
10 16 (1.51%) Ubuntu
10 16 (1.51%) Windows Server 2003
11 15 (1.42%) Mac OS
12 14 (1.32%) Fedora
12 14 (1.32%) Windows XP
13 13 (1.23%) Windows 2000
14 6 (0.57%) Debian
15 4 (0.38%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 350 (33.08%) Agile Software Development
2 215 (20.32%) Software Engineering
3 196 (18.53%) DevOps
4 169 (15.97%) Cybersecurity
5 128 (12.10%) ITIL
6 104 (9.83%) Machine Learning
7 93 (8.79%) Computer Science
7 93 (8.79%) Continuous Integration
8 89 (8.41%) Project Management
9 88 (8.32%) Test Automation
10 85 (8.03%) Programme Management
11 82 (7.75%) Data Science
12 81 (7.66%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 78 (7.37%) Continuous Improvement
14 77 (7.28%) TDD
15 75 (7.09%) Change Management
16 74 (6.99%) OO
17 70 (6.62%) Analytics
18 64 (6.05%) Scrum
19 63 (5.95%) Artificial Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 267 (25.24%) C
2 253 (23.91%) Java
3 247 (23.35%) Python
4 200 (18.90%) C++
5 129 (12.19%) JavaScript
6 123 (11.63%) C#
7 116 (10.96%) SQL
8 68 (6.43%) PowerShell
9 55 (5.20%) Bash Shell
10 26 (2.46%) MATLAB
11 18 (1.70%) Scala
11 18 (1.70%) Shell Script
12 16 (1.51%) Go
12 16 (1.51%) R
13 15 (1.42%) Ruby
14 13 (1.23%) Java 8
14 13 (1.23%) PHP
15 11 (1.04%) Perl
16 8 (0.76%) VBScript
17 6 (0.57%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1,058 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 461 (43.57%) SC Cleared
3 191 (18.05%) Degree
4 62 (5.86%) Cisco Certification
5 58 (5.48%) CISSP
6 51 (4.82%) CCNA
7 46 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
8 41 (3.88%) MCSE
9 24 (2.27%) CCNP
9 24 (2.27%) GIAC
10 19 (1.80%) CEH
10 19 (1.80%) HND
10 19 (1.80%) MCSA
11 18 (1.70%) ISTQB
12 17 (1.61%) APMP
12 17 (1.61%) CISM
13 15 (1.42%) CCDP
13 15 (1.42%) Computer Science Degree
13 15 (1.42%) IISP
14 14 (1.32%) CESG Certified Professional
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (2.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 25 (2.36%) SLA
3 15 (1.42%) JSP 440
4 13 (1.23%) NIST
5 12 (1.13%) NCSC
6 11 (1.04%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 10 (0.95%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 10 (0.95%) RMADS
8 8 (0.76%) Cyber Essentials
8 8 (0.76%) QA
9 6 (0.57%) HMG Infosec
10 5 (0.47%) Government Security Classifications
10 5 (0.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 4 (0.38%) COBIT
12 3 (0.28%) ISO 9001
13 2 (0.19%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
13 2 (0.19%) GDPR
13 2 (0.19%) ISO 22301
13 2 (0.19%) NIST 800
13 2 (0.19%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 136 (12.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 125 (11.81%) Active Directory
3 72 (6.81%) Docker
4 54 (5.10%) Hyper-V
5 49 (4.63%) VMware ESXi
6 29 (2.74%) VMware NSX
7 23 (2.17%) Microsoft App-V
8 22 (2.08%) Firmware
9 18 (1.70%) VirtualBox
10 16 (1.51%) XenApp
11 14 (1.32%) Virtual Machines
12 13 (1.23%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 13 (1.23%) vSphere
13 12 (1.13%) NFS
13 12 (1.13%) Samba
13 12 (1.13%) Xen
14 11 (1.04%) XenDesktop
15 9 (0.85%) Virtual Servers
16 4 (0.38%) Apache Flume
16 4 (0.38%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 85 (8.03%) SCCM
2 69 (6.52%) Ansible
3 58 (5.48%) SCOM
4 53 (5.01%) Kubernetes
5 50 (4.73%) Puppet
6 44 (4.16%) vCenter Server
7 34 (3.21%) Nagios
8 25 (2.36%) Terraform
8 25 (2.36%) WSUS
9 24 (2.27%) SCOrch
10 19 (1.80%) NetBackup
11 15 (1.42%) Cloudify
12 14 (1.32%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
12 14 (1.32%) OpenNMS
12 14 (1.32%) SCVMM
13 13 (1.23%) EMC NetWorker
13 13 (1.23%) Salt
13 13 (1.23%) vRealize
14 12 (1.13%) Docker Swarm
14 12 (1.13%) Grafana
Vendors
1 167 (15.78%) VMware
2 153 (14.46%) Microsoft
3 89 (8.41%) Cisco
4 59 (5.58%) Oracle
5 51 (4.82%) SAP
6 47 (4.44%) Red Hat
7 40 (3.78%) Citrix
8 39 (3.69%) Atlassian
9 35 (3.31%) Splunk
10 33 (3.12%) Juniper
11 32 (3.02%) HP
11 32 (3.02%) McAfee
12 25 (2.36%) EMC
13 18 (1.70%) SolarWinds
14 17 (1.61%) Cloudera
14 17 (1.61%) Hortonworks
14 17 (1.61%) Symantec
15 16 (1.51%) Apple
15 16 (1.51%) Veeam
16 15 (1.42%) IBM