Period
to 21 March 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 21 March 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Developed Vetting (DV) Clearance
UK > England
6 months to
21 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 326 486 400
Rank change year-on-year +160 -86 +87
Permanent jobs citing DV Cleared 1,305 951 1,265
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.95% 0.58% 0.78%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.85% 2.42% 3.07%
Number of salaries quoted 721 538 852
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - -14.29%
10th Percentile £30,000 £31,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £67,875 £71,250
UK median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% -2.17% -12.38%

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 33,890 39,303 41,251
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 24.61% 23.86% 25.42%
Number of salaries quoted 24,762 30,506 32,751
England median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +6.67% -3.23%
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £81,250 £80,000 £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 21 March 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 21 March 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 +20 543 £50,000 +11.11% 93
South East +135 367 £47,500 +12.43% 51
London +171 275 £57,500 +13.37% 55
Midlands +88 86 £24,000 -61.60% 9
West Midlands +80 86 £24,000 -64.44% 8
East of England +27 29 £55,000 +23.60% 11
North of England 0 19 £53,863 +19.70% 8
North West -9 19 £53,863 +19.70% 6
South Coast 0 2 £60,000 -
DV Cleared
UK

For the 6 months to 21 March 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 1,305 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 654 (50.11%) SC Cleared
3 447 (34.25%) Agile Software Development
4 371 (28.43%) C
5 324 (24.83%) Windows
6 320 (24.52%) Linux
7 318 (24.37%) Java
8 297 (22.76%) Python
9 294 (22.53%) Software Engineering
10 271 (20.77%) Degree
11 266 (20.38%) C++
12 259 (19.85%) Microsoft
13 222 (17.01%) DevOps
14 212 (16.25%) Cybersecurity
15 208 (15.94%) ITIL
16 191 (14.64%) Analytical Skills
17 157 (12.03%) Analytics
18 156 (11.95%) C#
19 150 (11.49%) TDD
20 149 (11.42%) Mentoring
21 145 (11.11%) Systems Engineering
22 139 (10.65%) Problem-Solving
23 138 (10.57%) Project Management
23 138 (10.57%) Business Development
24 137 (10.50%) JavaScript
25 128 (9.81%) Test Automation
26 127 (9.73%) Big Data
27 126 (9.66%) SQL
28 121 (9.27%) Information Security
29 120 (9.20%) VMware

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 41 (3.14%) Elasticsearch
2 39 (2.99%) Apache
3 33 (2.53%) SharePoint
4 27 (2.07%) MS Exchange
5 24 (1.84%) Confluence
6 21 (1.61%) JBoss
7 20 (1.53%) Apache Spark
8 18 (1.38%) IIS
9 16 (1.23%) WebLogic
10 10 (0.77%) Tomcat
11 8 (0.61%) ColdFusion
12 7 (0.54%) SharePoint 2010
13 6 (0.46%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 6 (0.46%) SharePoint 2013
14 5 (0.38%) Apache Pig
15 4 (0.31%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 4 (0.31%) Oracle HTTP Server
16 3 (0.23%) ArcGIS
17 2 (0.15%) BizTalk Server
17 2 (0.15%) WebSphere
Applications
1 56 (4.29%) Microsoft Office
2 27 (2.07%) MS Visio
3 21 (1.61%) Microsoft Excel
4 13 (1.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 10 (0.77%) Microsoft Project
6 9 (0.69%) Fireworks
7 5 (0.38%) Maple
8 3 (0.23%) Acrobat
9 2 (0.15%) Gephi
10 1 (0.077%) Adobe Premiere
10 1 (0.077%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 5 (0.38%) Oracle EBS R12
2 4 (0.31%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.15%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.15%) Oracle ERP
3 2 (0.15%) Primavera
4 1 (0.077%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.077%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 62 (4.75%) Amazon AWS
2 44 (3.37%) Microsoft Azure
3 30 (2.30%) Office 365
4 19 (1.46%) Cloud Computing
5 7 (0.54%) SaaS
6 5 (0.38%) OpenShift
6 5 (0.38%) Trello
7 4 (0.31%) Dynamics 365
8 2 (0.15%) OneDrive
9 1 (0.077%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.077%) Amazon SQS
9 1 (0.077%) AWS Fargate
9 1 (0.077%) AWS Lambda
9 1 (0.077%) GitHub
9 1 (0.077%) IaaS
9 1 (0.077%) PaaS
9 1 (0.077%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 105 (8.05%) Firewall
2 79 (6.05%) TCP/IP
3 72 (5.52%) Network Security
4 58 (4.44%) WAN
5 53 (4.06%) LAN
6 44 (3.37%) DNS
7 40 (3.07%) VLAN
8 39 (2.99%) Intrusion Detection
9 28 (2.15%) DHCP
10 27 (2.07%) SAN
11 20 (1.53%) BGP
12 18 (1.38%) HTTP
12 18 (1.38%) VPN
13 17 (1.30%) NetScaler
14 16 (1.23%) Internet
15 15 (1.15%) Fibre Channel
15 15 (1.15%) NAS
15 15 (1.15%) OSPF
15 15 (1.15%) SNMP
16 14 (1.07%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 127 (9.73%) Big Data
2 66 (5.06%) MongoDB
2 66 (5.06%) SQL Server
3 62 (4.75%) Hadoop
4 43 (3.30%) MySQL
5 32 (2.45%) Relational Database
6 30 (2.30%) Oracle Database
7 28 (2.15%) Apache Hive
7 28 (2.15%) PostgreSQL
8 27 (2.07%) Neo4j
9 25 (1.92%) GIS
10 16 (1.23%) Apache Cassandra
11 14 (1.07%) Geospatial Data
11 14 (1.07%) Oracle Database 11g
12 12 (0.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 9 (0.69%) NoSQL
14 8 (0.61%) SQL Server 2005
15 6 (0.46%) Apache Accumulo
15 6 (0.46%) Oracle Database 10g
16 5 (0.38%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 91 (6.97%) JIRA
2 69 (5.29%) Selenium
3 65 (4.98%) Jenkins
3 65 (4.98%) LoadRunner
4 53 (4.06%) Git (software)
5 51 (3.91%) Cucumber
6 39 (2.99%) JMeter
7 36 (2.76%) MSI
8 35 (2.68%) Bitbucket
8 35 (2.68%) GitLab
9 34 (2.61%) Vagrant
10 26 (1.99%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 25 (1.92%) NeoLoad
11 25 (1.92%) SilkPerformer
12 23 (1.76%) EasyMock
13 19 (1.46%) git-flow
14 18 (1.38%) JUnit
15 17 (1.30%) Eclipse
16 15 (1.15%) Visual Studio
17 12 (0.92%) Redmine
General
1 115 (8.81%) Finance
2 59 (4.52%) Telecoms
3 51 (3.91%) Manufacturing
4 50 (3.83%) Marketing
5 48 (3.68%) Electronics
6 46 (3.52%) Aerospace
7 43 (3.30%) Law
8 38 (2.91%) Military
9 30 (2.30%) Games
10 21 (1.61%) Advertising
11 19 (1.46%) Retail
12 10 (0.77%) Legal
13 4 (0.31%) Banking
14 2 (0.15%) Pharmaceutical
15 1 (0.077%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 168 (12.87%) Architect
2 156 (11.95%) Software Engineer
3 145 (11.11%) Analyst
4 114 (8.74%) Developer
5 103 (7.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 68 (5.21%) Systems Engineer
7 67 (5.13%) Security Architect
8 62 (4.75%) Consultant
9 57 (4.37%) Network Engineer
10 55 (4.21%) Tester
11 54 (4.14%) Project Manager
12 53 (4.06%) Java Engineer
12 53 (4.06%) Java Software Engineer
13 48 (3.68%) IT Engineer
14 46 (3.52%) DV Cleared Software Engineer
14 46 (3.52%) Java Developer
15 45 (3.45%) Business Analyst
16 39 (2.99%) C++ Software Engineer
17 36 (2.76%) Test Engineer
18 35 (2.68%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (5.98%) Node.js
2 67 (5.13%) Spring
3 60 (4.60%) AngularJS
4 50 (3.83%) Web Services
5 47 (3.60%) XML
6 46 (3.52%) .NET
7 44 (3.37%) Vue.js
8 43 (3.30%) React
9 38 (2.91%) HTML
10 37 (2.84%) Django
11 33 (2.53%) Hibernate
11 33 (2.53%) Middleware
12 29 (2.22%) EJB
13 28 (2.15%) Java EE
14 27 (2.07%) JSF
14 27 (2.07%) Kafka
15 23 (1.76%) Gherkin
16 22 (1.69%) CSS
17 21 (1.61%) JDBC
18 19 (1.46%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 191 (14.64%) Analytical Skills
2 92 (7.05%) Management Information System
3 79 (6.05%) Self-Motivation
4 65 (4.98%) Cyberthreat
5 51 (3.91%) CESG
6 31 (2.38%) Data Centre
7 26 (1.99%) Algorithms
8 25 (1.92%) Driving Licence
8 25 (1.92%) Replication
9 23 (1.76%) Device Driver
10 17 (1.30%) Embedded Systems
10 17 (1.30%) Hybrid Cloud
11 15 (1.15%) Clustering
11 15 (1.15%) Cybercrime
11 15 (1.15%) Public Cloud
12 14 (1.07%) PMI
13 12 (0.92%) Analytical Mindset
13 12 (0.92%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
14 11 (0.84%) PKI
14 11 (0.84%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 324 (24.83%) Windows
2 320 (24.52%) Linux
3 91 (6.97%) Windows Server
4 85 (6.51%) Unix
5 80 (6.13%) Android
6 69 (5.29%) Windows 7
7 56 (4.29%) Windows Server 2012
8 43 (3.30%) Windows Server 2008
9 34 (2.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 30 (2.30%) CentOS
11 28 (2.15%) Mac OS X
11 28 (2.15%) Windows 10
12 26 (1.99%) Apple iOS
13 24 (1.84%) Windows XP
14 17 (1.30%) Windows 2000
15 8 (0.61%) Ubuntu
16 7 (0.54%) Embedded Linux
17 6 (0.46%) Windows Phone
18 5 (0.38%) Fedora
19 2 (0.15%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 447 (34.25%) Agile Software Development
2 294 (22.53%) Software Engineering
3 222 (17.01%) DevOps
4 212 (16.25%) Cybersecurity
5 208 (15.94%) ITIL
6 157 (12.03%) Analytics
7 150 (11.49%) TDD
8 149 (11.42%) Mentoring
9 145 (11.11%) Systems Engineering
10 139 (10.65%) Problem-Solving
11 138 (10.57%) Business Development
11 138 (10.57%) Project Management
12 128 (9.81%) Test Automation
13 121 (9.27%) Information Security
14 115 (8.81%) Data Analytics
14 115 (8.81%) Service Management
15 114 (8.74%) Infrastructure Engineering
16 113 (8.66%) Scrum
17 110 (8.43%) Business Intelligence
18 107 (8.20%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 371 (28.43%) C
2 318 (24.37%) Java
3 297 (22.76%) Python
4 266 (20.38%) C++
5 156 (11.95%) C#
6 137 (10.50%) JavaScript
7 126 (9.66%) SQL
8 120 (9.20%) PowerShell
9 82 (6.28%) Bash Shell
10 59 (4.52%) Ruby
11 54 (4.14%) Go
12 28 (2.15%) Perl
12 28 (2.15%) Scala
13 23 (1.76%) PHP
14 21 (1.61%) VB
15 19 (1.46%) PL/SQL
16 18 (1.38%) Shell Script
17 16 (1.23%) Kotlin
17 16 (1.23%) Rust
18 13 (1.00%) R
Qualifications
1 1,305 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 654 (50.11%) SC Cleared
3 271 (20.77%) Degree
4 90 (6.90%) Cisco Certification
5 75 (5.75%) CCNA
6 57 (4.37%) ISTQB
7 54 (4.14%) CESG Certified Professional
8 53 (4.06%) Microsoft Certification
9 47 (3.60%) CISSP
10 43 (3.30%) APMP
11 38 (2.91%) ISEB
12 36 (2.76%) GIAC
12 36 (2.76%) MCSE
13 28 (2.15%) PMP
13 28 (2.15%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 27 (2.07%) CREST Certified
14 27 (2.07%) PMI Certification
15 21 (1.61%) BPSS Clearance
16 20 (1.53%) MCP
16 20 (1.53%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (4.52%) GDPR
2 50 (3.83%) SLA
3 20 (1.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 18 (1.38%) JSP 440
5 16 (1.23%) PCI DSS
6 15 (1.15%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 10 (0.77%) QA
8 6 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 15288
8 6 (0.46%) RMADS
9 5 (0.38%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 5 (0.38%) PMO
10 3 (0.23%) Government Security Classifications
10 3 (0.23%) GxP
10 3 (0.23%) P3O
11 2 (0.15%) COBIT
11 2 (0.15%) GPG13
11 2 (0.15%) ISO 9001
11 2 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27005
11 2 (0.15%) NIST 800
12 1 (0.077%) AQAP
System Software
1 113 (8.66%) Active Directory
2 95 (7.28%) Docker
3 88 (6.74%) VMware Infrastructure
4 64 (4.90%) Hyper-V
5 42 (3.22%) Microsoft App-V
5 42 (3.22%) vSphere
6 35 (2.68%) VMware ESXi
7 30 (2.30%) VirtualBox
8 20 (1.53%) VMware NSX
8 20 (1.53%) XenApp
9 19 (1.46%) XenDesktop
10 18 (1.38%) Virtual Desktop
11 15 (1.15%) Firmware
12 14 (1.07%) Oracle RAC
13 13 (1.00%) NFS
13 13 (1.00%) Samba
14 10 (0.77%) BitLocker
15 5 (0.38%) Virtual Machines
15 5 (0.38%) Xen
16 4 (0.31%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 89 (6.82%) Ansible
2 84 (6.44%) SCCM
3 56 (4.29%) Puppet
4 31 (2.38%) Kubernetes
5 29 (2.22%) SCOM
6 28 (2.15%) Opscode Chef
7 24 (1.84%) vCenter Server
8 23 (1.76%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 22 (1.69%) Terraform
10 21 (1.61%) Nagios
11 20 (1.53%) HP Quality Center
12 18 (1.38%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
13 16 (1.23%) HP ALM
13 16 (1.23%) WSUS
14 15 (1.15%) Salt
14 15 (1.15%) SCDPM
15 14 (1.07%) SCVMM
16 11 (0.84%) SCOrch
17 9 (0.69%) Nexpose
18 8 (0.61%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 259 (19.85%) Microsoft
2 120 (9.20%) VMware
3 108 (8.28%) Oracle
4 96 (7.36%) Cisco
5 66 (5.06%) HP
6 55 (4.21%) SAP
7 47 (3.60%) Citrix
8 32 (2.45%) Juniper
9 26 (1.99%) Atlassian
10 25 (1.92%) McAfee
11 24 (1.84%) Red Hat
12 18 (1.38%) SolarWinds
13 16 (1.23%) NetApp
14 15 (1.15%) Samsung
15 14 (1.07%) EMC
15 14 (1.07%) Sybase
16 11 (0.84%) Adobe
17 10 (0.77%) Splunk
18 8 (0.61%) Cloudera
19 7 (0.54%) CA Agile Central