Period
to 18 October 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 18 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Developed Vetting (DV) Clearance
UK > England
6 months to
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 393 423 351
Rank change year-on-year +30 -72 +130
Permanent jobs citing DV Cleared 1,220 1,200 1,690
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.80% 0.73% 0.93%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.33% 3.00% 3.54%
Number of salaries quoted 710 831 1,115
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% -10.00% -
10th Percentile £31,000 £27,500 £27,600
90th Percentile £76,250 £75,000 £85,000
UK median annual salary £47,500 £46,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +3.26% -8.00% -

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 36,591 40,018 47,782
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 23.87% 24.40% 26.42%
Number of salaries quoted 27,268 30,933 38,738
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +2.15% +3.33%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £81,250 £77,500 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +6.38% +4.44% -

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 18 October 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 18 October 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 +15 548 £47,500 +5.56% 71
London +70 281 £55,000 - 56
South East -26 253 £47,500 +11.76% 34
East of England +13 65 £65,000 +44.44% 5
North of England +8 50 £45,000 +14.65% 11
North West +6 49 £45,000 +12.50% 4
Midlands -3 30 £31,070 -45.49% 13
West Midlands +11 27 £26,250 -52.27% 11
East Midlands -6 3 £38,500 -42.96% 2
North East -14 1 £38,263 +36.65% 5
DV Cleared
UK

For the 6 months to 18 October 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 1,220 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 569 (46.64%) C
3 526 (43.11%) SC Cleared
4 426 (34.92%) Agile Software Development
5 385 (31.56%) Windows
6 378 (30.98%) Python
7 377 (30.90%) Java
8 349 (28.61%) Linux
9 338 (27.70%) Software Engineering
10 278 (22.79%) C++
11 268 (21.97%) Degree
12 233 (19.10%) Cybersecurity
13 224 (18.36%) Microsoft
14 215 (17.62%) C#
15 206 (16.89%) JavaScript
16 184 (15.08%) ITIL
17 182 (14.92%) DevOps
18 177 (14.51%) Test Automation
19 176 (14.43%) VMware
20 169 (13.85%) PowerShell
21 164 (13.44%) Scrum
22 162 (13.28%) Firewall
22 162 (13.28%) Big Data
23 159 (13.03%) SQL
24 158 (12.95%) Continuous Integration
25 156 (12.79%) Cisco Certification
26 152 (12.46%) VMware Infrastructure
27 151 (12.38%) Service Management
28 144 (11.80%) Analytical Skills
29 143 (11.72%) JIRA

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 70 (5.74%) Elasticsearch
2 59 (4.84%) Confluence
3 52 (4.26%) Apache Spark
4 43 (3.52%) Apache Pig
5 33 (2.70%) Apache
5 33 (2.70%) SharePoint
6 27 (2.21%) MS Exchange
7 20 (1.64%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 18 (1.48%) WebLogic
9 12 (0.98%) Tomcat
10 11 (0.90%) GlassFish
11 9 (0.74%) SharePoint 2013
12 8 (0.66%) Alfresco
12 8 (0.66%) Joomla!
12 8 (0.66%) SharePoint 2010
13 6 (0.49%) JBoss
13 6 (0.49%) Skype for Business
14 5 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2010
14 5 (0.41%) IIS
15 4 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 42 (3.44%) Microsoft Office
2 28 (2.30%) Microsoft Project
3 14 (1.15%) MS Visio
4 12 (0.98%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 9 (0.74%) Microsoft Excel
6 3 (0.25%) Acrobat
6 3 (0.25%) Stata
7 1 (0.082%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.082%) Simulink
7 1 (0.082%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
1 3 (0.25%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.082%) assyst
2 1 (0.082%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.082%) Oracle E-Business Tax
2 1 (0.082%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.082%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (0.082%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (0.082%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (0.082%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 76 (6.23%) Amazon AWS
2 58 (4.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (1.07%) GitHub
3 13 (1.07%) Office 365
4 10 (0.82%) Cloud Computing
5 7 (0.57%) Amazon S3
6 6 (0.49%) Amazon SQS
6 6 (0.49%) AWS Fargate
6 6 (0.49%) AWS Lambda
6 6 (0.49%) Serverless
7 5 (0.41%) Dynamics 365
8 3 (0.25%) IaaS
8 3 (0.25%) PaaS
8 3 (0.25%) SaaS
9 1 (0.082%) Datadog
9 1 (0.082%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 162 (13.28%) Firewall
2 99 (8.11%) TCP/IP
3 80 (6.56%) LAN
4 71 (5.82%) WAN
5 59 (4.84%) HTTP
5 59 (4.84%) SSL
6 57 (4.67%) Network Security
7 35 (2.87%) Cisco Nexus
7 35 (2.87%) DNS
7 35 (2.87%) VLAN
8 33 (2.70%) Intrusion Detection
9 28 (2.30%) BGP
9 28 (2.30%) Wireshark
10 26 (2.13%) NX-OS
11 25 (2.05%) Cisco IOS
11 25 (2.05%) DHCP
11 25 (2.05%) Internet
11 25 (2.05%) VPN
12 22 (1.80%) EIGRP
13 21 (1.72%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 162 (13.28%) Big Data
2 119 (9.75%) Hadoop
3 84 (6.89%) Apache Hive
4 76 (6.23%) SQL Server
5 59 (4.84%) MySQL
6 45 (3.69%) MongoDB
7 29 (2.38%) Neo4j
8 22 (1.80%) Impala
9 20 (1.64%) Relational Database
10 19 (1.56%) GIS
11 16 (1.31%) Apache Cassandra
12 15 (1.23%) Geospatial Data
13 14 (1.15%) HBase
14 12 (0.98%) Oracle Database
14 12 (0.98%) PostgreSQL
15 11 (0.90%) Amazon Aurora
15 11 (0.90%) NoSQL
15 11 (0.90%) Oracle Database 11g
16 9 (0.74%) Oracle Database 10g
17 8 (0.66%) Apache Accumulo
Development Applications
1 143 (11.72%) JIRA
2 109 (8.93%) Selenium
3 99 (8.11%) Git (software)
4 73 (5.98%) Jenkins
5 72 (5.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 70 (5.74%) Bitbucket
7 45 (3.69%) git-flow
7 45 (3.69%) Robot Framework
8 43 (3.52%) CodeSonar
8 43 (3.52%) Cucumber
9 38 (3.11%) MSI
10 36 (2.95%) JUnit
11 24 (1.97%) Eclipse
11 24 (1.97%) Visual Studio
11 24 (1.97%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 21 (1.72%) LoadRunner
13 19 (1.56%) EasyMock
14 17 (1.39%) Rational DOORS
15 16 (1.31%) GitLab
15 16 (1.31%) Maven
General
1 93 (7.62%) Finance
2 58 (4.75%) Military
3 52 (4.26%) Electronics
4 46 (3.77%) Marketing
5 45 (3.69%) Telecoms
6 42 (3.44%) Law
6 42 (3.44%) Manufacturing
7 38 (3.11%) Games
8 15 (1.23%) Aerospace
9 9 (0.74%) Legal
9 9 (0.74%) Retail
10 5 (0.41%) Publishing
11 4 (0.33%) Advertising
12 3 (0.25%) Automotive
12 3 (0.25%) Back Office
13 2 (0.16%) Banking
14 1 (0.082%) General Ledger
14 1 (0.082%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 208 (17.05%) Software Engineer
2 129 (10.57%) Architect
3 100 (8.20%) Developer
4 93 (7.62%) Analyst
5 84 (6.89%) Consultant
6 83 (6.80%) Systems Engineer
7 74 (6.07%) Java Engineer
8 71 (5.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 70 (5.74%) Java Software Engineer
9 70 (5.74%) Network Engineer
10 64 (5.25%) Solutions Architect
11 60 (4.92%) C++ Software Engineer
12 55 (4.51%) Java Developer
13 54 (4.43%) Test Engineer
14 51 (4.18%) C# Software Engineer
15 35 (2.87%) Project Manager
16 33 (2.70%) DV Cleared Software Engineer
16 33 (2.70%) Software Developer
17 28 (2.30%) Tester
18 26 (2.13%) Lead Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 94 (7.70%) Node.js
2 88 (7.21%) AngularJS
3 84 (6.89%) Django
4 80 (6.56%) Java EE
5 76 (6.23%) Spring
6 64 (5.25%) .NET
7 60 (4.92%) HTML
8 58 (4.75%) XML
9 56 (4.59%) .NET Framework
10 55 (4.51%) REST
11 51 (4.18%) Hibernate
12 48 (3.93%) STL
13 47 (3.85%) Spring MVC
13 47 (3.85%) Web Services
14 46 (3.77%) RabbitMQ
15 45 (3.69%) SOAP
16 44 (3.61%) ASP.NET
16 44 (3.61%) LAMP
17 37 (3.03%) EJB
17 37 (3.03%) React
Miscellaneous
1 144 (11.80%) Analytical Skills
2 82 (6.72%) Computer Science
3 66 (5.41%) Management Information System
4 62 (5.08%) Self-Motivation
5 26 (2.13%) Hybrid Cloud
6 24 (1.97%) Data Centre
7 21 (1.72%) Social Media
8 20 (1.64%) Blackberry
8 20 (1.64%) Cyberthreat
8 20 (1.64%) PKI
9 17 (1.39%) User Experience
10 16 (1.31%) iPhone
11 15 (1.23%) Cybercrime
12 14 (1.15%) Public Cloud
13 13 (1.07%) CESG
13 13 (1.07%) Replication
13 13 (1.07%) Wiki
14 12 (0.98%) Driving Licence
14 12 (0.98%) Enterprise Software
15 11 (0.90%) Industry 4.0
Operating Systems
1 385 (31.56%) Windows
2 349 (28.61%) Linux
3 103 (8.44%) Android
4 84 (6.89%) Windows 7
5 82 (6.72%) Apple iOS
6 80 (6.56%) Unix
7 68 (5.57%) Mac OS X
7 68 (5.57%) Windows Server
8 51 (4.18%) Windows Server 2012
9 48 (3.93%) CentOS
9 48 (3.93%) Windows Server 2008
10 41 (3.36%) Windows 10
11 34 (2.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 20 (1.64%) Ubuntu
13 16 (1.31%) Windows Phone
13 16 (1.31%) Windows XP
14 13 (1.07%) Fedora
15 8 (0.66%) Solaris
16 7 (0.57%) Windows 2000
17 4 (0.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 426 (34.92%) Agile Software Development
2 338 (27.70%) Software Engineering
3 233 (19.10%) Cybersecurity
4 184 (15.08%) ITIL
5 182 (14.92%) DevOps
6 177 (14.51%) Test Automation
7 164 (13.44%) Scrum
8 158 (12.95%) Continuous Integration
9 151 (12.38%) Service Management
10 139 (11.39%) Mentoring
11 136 (11.15%) TDD
12 131 (10.74%) User Stories
13 123 (10.08%) Project Management
14 94 (7.70%) Open Source
15 89 (7.30%) Business Development
15 89 (7.30%) UML
15 89 (7.30%) Waterfall
16 88 (7.21%) Infrastructure Engineering
16 88 (7.21%) Penetration Testing
17 87 (7.13%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 569 (46.64%) C
2 378 (30.98%) Python
3 377 (30.90%) Java
4 278 (22.79%) C++
5 215 (17.62%) C#
6 206 (16.89%) JavaScript
7 169 (13.85%) PowerShell
8 159 (13.03%) SQL
9 142 (11.64%) Bash Shell
10 75 (6.15%) Objective-C
11 61 (5.00%) PHP
12 48 (3.93%) Ruby
13 44 (3.61%) Perl
14 25 (2.05%) Go
15 23 (1.89%) PL/SQL
16 20 (1.64%) VB
17 15 (1.23%) Korn
18 14 (1.15%) Rust
19 12 (0.98%) Scala
20 11 (0.90%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 1,220 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 526 (43.11%) SC Cleared
3 268 (21.97%) Degree
4 156 (12.79%) Cisco Certification
5 123 (10.08%) CCNA
6 96 (7.87%) Microsoft Certification
7 87 (7.13%) MCSE
8 82 (6.72%) GIAC
9 81 (6.64%) CISSP
10 73 (5.98%) SANS
11 72 (5.90%) CompTIA Security+
12 71 (5.82%) Linux+ Certification
12 71 (5.82%) Network+ Certification
12 71 (5.82%) SSCP
13 43 (3.52%) CCNP
14 32 (2.62%) ISTQB
15 22 (1.80%) TOGAF Certification
16 21 (1.72%) APMP
17 19 (1.56%) ISEB
17 19 (1.56%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (3.93%) SLA
2 23 (1.89%) QA
3 15 (1.23%) JSP 440
4 11 (0.90%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 10 (0.82%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 9 (0.74%) GDPR
6 9 (0.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 7 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 15288
7 7 (0.57%) PMO
8 6 (0.49%) PCI DSS
9 5 (0.41%) Government Security Classifications
9 5 (0.41%) RMADS
10 4 (0.33%) GxP
11 3 (0.25%) Data Quality
12 2 (0.16%) ISO 9001
13 1 (0.082%) NIST 800
System Software
1 152 (12.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 120 (9.84%) Docker
3 110 (9.02%) Active Directory
4 75 (6.15%) vSphere
5 56 (4.59%) Hyper-V
6 40 (3.28%) VMware ESXi
7 35 (2.87%) Microsoft App-V
8 29 (2.38%) VMware NSX
9 24 (1.97%) Virtual Desktop
10 23 (1.89%) NFS
10 23 (1.89%) Samba
10 23 (1.89%) Virtual Machines
10 23 (1.89%) VirtualBox
11 20 (1.64%) HDFS
12 19 (1.56%) Apache Flume
13 13 (1.07%) Xen
14 9 (0.74%) ProxySG
15 7 (0.57%) Firmware
15 7 (0.57%) Snort
15 7 (0.57%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 121 (9.92%) Puppet
2 76 (6.23%) SCCM
3 65 (5.33%) Ansible
4 54 (4.43%) Nagios
5 53 (4.34%) Salt
6 39 (3.20%) SCOM
7 36 (2.95%) vCenter Server
8 29 (2.38%) Cisco LMS
8 29 (2.38%) Opscode Chef
8 29 (2.38%) Opsview
9 28 (2.30%) Kubernetes
10 25 (2.05%) WSUS
11 22 (1.80%) vRealize
12 21 (1.72%) Kibana
13 15 (1.23%) HP ALM
14 13 (1.07%) Docker Swarm
14 13 (1.07%) OpenNMS
14 13 (1.07%) ZABBIX
15 12 (0.98%) Cisco Prime
16 10 (0.82%) Terraform
Vendors
1 224 (18.36%) Microsoft
2 176 (14.43%) VMware
3 138 (11.31%) Cisco
4 89 (7.30%) Atlassian
5 50 (4.10%) Red Hat
6 46 (3.77%) Oracle
7 39 (3.20%) HP
8 37 (3.03%) SAP
9 32 (2.62%) SolarWinds
10 30 (2.46%) Cloudera
10 30 (2.46%) EMC
11 29 (2.38%) Citrix
12 24 (1.97%) NetApp
13 23 (1.89%) Juniper
14 15 (1.23%) F5
15 14 (1.15%) Dell
16 13 (1.07%) Hortonworks
17 12 (0.98%) IBM
18 11 (0.90%) ArcSight
18 11 (0.90%) Google