Period
to 15 January 2021

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 15 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Developed Vetting (DV) Clearance
UK > England
6 months to
15 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 321 339 400
Rank change year-on-year +18 +61 +85
Permanent jobs citing DV Cleared 535 1,089 1,116
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.95% 0.93% 0.79%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.67% 4.21% 3.27%
Number of salaries quoted 414 789 658
Median annual salary £57,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.00% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £37,500 £33,750 £30,905
90th Percentile £77,500 £71,250 £76,250
UK median annual salary £57,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +15.00% - +11.11%

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 11,444 25,881 34,124
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 20.31% 22.14% 24.28%
Number of salaries quoted 8,564 19,589 25,539
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £83,750 £82,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%

DV Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing DV Cleared as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for DV Cleared in England

DV Cleared
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing DV Cleared in England.

Salary trend for DV Cleared in England

DV Cleared
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing DV Cleared in England over the 6 months to 15 January 2021.

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 15 January 2021. 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 -25 201 £55,000 +10.00% 66
London +125 137 £57,500 +15.00% 43
South East +72 128 £54,500 +9.00% 16
Midlands +93 33 £58,750 +23.68% 5
West Midlands +88 32 £58,750 +2.17% 5
North of England +88 24 £55,000 +46.67% 6
North West +73 22 £55,000 +46.67% 6
East of England +82 5 £56,250 +12.50% 8
Yorkshire - 2 - -
East Midlands +55 1 - -
DV Cleared
UK

For the 6 months to 15 January 2021, 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.

1 535 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 228 (42.62%) SC Cleared
3 197 (36.82%) Agile Software Development
4 125 (23.36%) Java
5 116 (21.68%) C
6 93 (17.38%) Python
7 91 (17.01%) Degree
8 79 (14.77%) Linux
9 78 (14.58%) Cybersecurity
10 75 (14.02%) Windows
11 74 (13.83%) VMware
12 70 (13.08%) SQL
13 67 (12.52%) Scrum
14 63 (11.78%) Jenkins
15 62 (11.59%) DevOps
16 58 (10.84%) JavaScript
17 56 (10.47%) AWS
18 55 (10.28%) Project Management
19 54 (10.09%) VMware Infrastructure
19 54 (10.09%) Selenium
20 53 (9.91%) Software Engineering
20 53 (9.91%) Configuration Management
21 52 (9.72%) Active Directory
21 52 (9.72%) Problem-Solving
22 49 (9.16%) Big Data
23 48 (8.97%) Systems Engineering
24 47 (8.79%) Cyberthreat
25 46 (8.60%) Test Automation
26 45 (8.41%) Public Sector
27 44 (8.22%) C++

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 28 (5.23%) Confluence
2 23 (4.30%) JBoss
3 17 (3.18%) SharePoint
4 13 (2.43%) ArcGIS
5 6 (1.12%) Apache
5 6 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (0.93%) Elasticsearch
6 5 (0.93%) MS Exchange
6 5 (0.93%) SharePoint 2013
6 5 (0.93%) Skype for Business
7 4 (0.75%) IIS
8 3 (0.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 3 (0.56%) SAS
8 3 (0.56%) WildFly
9 2 (0.37%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.19%) Apache Spark
10 1 (0.19%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.19%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 6 (1.12%) SPSS
2 4 (0.75%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (0.75%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (0.56%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (0.37%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.19%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.19%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.19%) OmniGraffle
5 1 (0.19%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 5 (0.93%) Sentinel
2 4 (0.75%) JDE OneWorld
3 1 (0.19%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 56 (10.47%) AWS
2 42 (7.85%) Azure
3 7 (1.31%) BlazeMeter
4 6 (1.12%) SaaS
5 5 (0.93%) IaaS
5 5 (0.93%) OpenShift
5 5 (0.93%) PaaS
5 5 (0.93%) Serverless
5 5 (0.93%) Yarn
6 3 (0.56%) AWS CloudFormation
6 3 (0.56%) Azure Active Directory
6 3 (0.56%) Power Platform
7 2 (0.37%) Amazon Cognito
7 2 (0.37%) Azure Functions
7 2 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.37%) GCP
7 2 (0.37%) Slack
8 1 (0.19%) Amazon EKS
8 1 (0.19%) Logic Apps
8 1 (0.19%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 32 (5.98%) DNS
2 22 (4.11%) Firewall
3 21 (3.93%) DHCP
3 21 (3.93%) LAN
4 19 (3.55%) WAN
5 18 (3.36%) Internet
6 13 (2.43%) BGP
6 13 (2.43%) OSPF
7 12 (2.24%) SAN
8 11 (2.06%) Cisco IOS
9 10 (1.87%) Network Security
10 9 (1.68%) VLAN
11 7 (1.31%) Cisco ASA
11 7 (1.31%) VPN
12 6 (1.12%) Cisco Nexus
12 6 (1.12%) Intrusion Detection
12 6 (1.12%) Skype
13 4 (0.75%) HSRP
13 4 (0.75%) IPv6
13 4 (0.75%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (9.16%) Big Data
2 21 (3.93%) MongoDB
3 20 (3.74%) MySQL
4 18 (3.36%) NoSQL
5 15 (2.80%) SQL Server
6 7 (1.31%) Oracle Database
7 5 (0.93%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (0.93%) Relational Database
8 4 (0.75%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (0.56%) Data Mining
9 3 (0.56%) Hadoop
10 2 (0.37%) Apache Accumulo
10 2 (0.37%) Geospatial Data
10 2 (0.37%) GIS
10 2 (0.37%) Power BI
10 2 (0.37%) Redis
10 2 (0.37%) Tableau
11 1 (0.19%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 1 (0.19%) Data Lake
11 1 (0.19%) Qlik Sense
Development Applications
1 63 (11.78%) Jenkins
2 54 (10.09%) Selenium
3 35 (6.54%) JIRA
4 33 (6.17%) Rational DOORS
5 25 (4.67%) Cucumber
5 25 (4.67%) Eclipse
6 24 (4.49%) JMeter
7 21 (3.93%) Git (software)
8 17 (3.18%) HP UFT
8 17 (3.18%) LoadRunner
8 17 (3.18%) NeoLoad
8 17 (3.18%) SilkPerformer
9 9 (1.68%) Maven
10 8 (1.50%) JUnit
10 8 (1.50%) WebDriver
11 7 (1.31%) Bitbucket
11 7 (1.31%) eggPlant
11 7 (1.31%) GitLab
12 6 (1.12%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 5 (0.93%) Subversion
General
1 45 (8.41%) Public Sector
2 40 (7.48%) Military
3 32 (5.98%) Finance
4 22 (4.11%) Police
5 15 (2.80%) Aerospace
6 12 (2.24%) Telecoms
7 11 (2.06%) Law
7 11 (2.06%) Local Government
8 9 (1.68%) Marketing
9 8 (1.50%) Electronics
10 6 (1.12%) Manufacturing
11 5 (0.93%) Retail
12 4 (0.75%) Legal
13 3 (0.56%) Games
14 2 (0.37%) Banking
15 1 (0.19%) Advertising
15 1 (0.19%) French Language
15 1 (0.19%) German Language
15 1 (0.19%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 84 (15.70%) Developer
2 60 (11.21%) Analyst
3 48 (8.97%) Java Developer
4 47 (8.79%) Consultant
5 41 (7.66%) Architect
6 40 (7.48%) Business Analyst
7 31 (5.79%) Test Engineer
8 30 (5.61%) Systems Engineer
9 27 (5.05%) Software Developer
10 23 (4.30%) Senior Test Engineer
10 23 (4.30%) Server Engineer
11 21 (3.93%) Network Engineer
12 20 (3.74%) Software Engineer
13 17 (3.18%) SC Cleared Java Developer
13 17 (3.18%) Support Engineer
14 16 (2.99%) Data Scientist
14 16 (2.99%) Performance Engineer
14 16 (2.99%) Performance Test Engineer
14 16 (2.99%) Senior Performance Engineer
15 15 (2.80%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (6.92%) Node.js
2 35 (6.54%) Spring
3 20 (3.74%) AngularJS
3 20 (3.74%) Gherkin
3 20 (3.74%) HTML
4 19 (3.55%) Spring Boot
5 15 (2.80%) React
5 15 (2.80%) RESTful
6 12 (2.24%) CSS
6 12 (2.24%) HTML5
7 10 (1.87%) JSON
8 9 (1.68%) Java EE
8 9 (1.68%) Vue.js
9 8 (1.50%) .NET
9 8 (1.50%) CSS3
9 8 (1.50%) Natural Language Processing
10 7 (1.31%) Apache NiFi
10 7 (1.31%) Regular Expression
10 7 (1.31%) REST
10 7 (1.31%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 47 (8.79%) Cyberthreat
2 37 (6.92%) Analytical Skills
3 36 (6.73%) Management Information System
4 20 (3.74%) Data Centre
5 17 (3.18%) Internet of Things
5 17 (3.18%) Self-Motivation
6 13 (2.43%) Algorithms
6 13 (2.43%) Driving Licence
7 12 (2.24%) PKI
7 12 (2.24%) Public Cloud
8 11 (2.06%) User Experience
9 10 (1.87%) Hybrid Cloud
10 6 (1.12%) Augmented Reality
10 6 (1.12%) Linked Data
10 6 (1.12%) Semantic Web
11 5 (0.93%) Private Cloud
11 5 (0.93%) Robotics
12 4 (0.75%) Client/Server
12 4 (0.75%) Enterprise Software
12 4 (0.75%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 79 (14.77%) Linux
2 75 (14.02%) Windows
3 34 (6.36%) Windows Server
4 20 (3.74%) Windows Server 2016
5 19 (3.55%) Windows Server 2012
6 13 (2.43%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (1.68%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (1.50%) CentOS
9 6 (1.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (1.12%) Unix
10 5 (0.93%) Windows 7
10 5 (0.93%) Windows XP
11 4 (0.75%) Windows 10
12 3 (0.56%) Data ONTAP
12 3 (0.56%) Windows Server 2019
13 2 (0.37%) Android
13 2 (0.37%) Apple iOS
13 2 (0.37%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 197 (36.82%) Agile Software Development
2 78 (14.58%) Cybersecurity
3 67 (12.52%) Scrum
4 62 (11.59%) DevOps
5 55 (10.28%) Project Management
6 53 (9.91%) Configuration Management
6 53 (9.91%) Software Engineering
7 52 (9.72%) Problem-Solving
8 48 (8.97%) Systems Engineering
9 46 (8.60%) Test Automation
10 40 (7.48%) Project Delivery
10 40 (7.48%) Stakeholder Management
11 38 (7.10%) UML
12 35 (6.54%) Continuous Integration
13 30 (5.61%) Line Management
13 30 (5.61%) Machine Learning
14 29 (5.42%) Artificial Intelligence
14 29 (5.42%) Data Science
14 29 (5.42%) Information Security
14 29 (5.42%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 125 (23.36%) Java
2 116 (21.68%) C
3 93 (17.38%) Python
4 70 (13.08%) SQL
5 58 (10.84%) JavaScript
6 44 (8.22%) C++
7 38 (7.10%) C#
8 26 (4.86%) Java 8
9 24 (4.49%) PowerShell
10 16 (2.99%) Bash Shell
11 10 (1.87%) R
12 6 (1.12%) Perl
13 5 (0.93%) MATLAB
13 5 (0.93%) Scala
14 4 (0.75%) PHP
15 3 (0.56%) VB
16 2 (0.37%) TypeScript
17 1 (0.19%) Apple Swift
17 1 (0.19%) ES6
17 1 (0.19%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 535 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 228 (42.62%) SC Cleared
3 91 (17.01%) Degree
4 35 (6.54%) Cisco Certification
5 34 (6.36%) CCNA
6 16 (2.99%) CISSP
7 14 (2.62%) Microsoft Certification
8 11 (2.06%) CCNP
9 10 (1.87%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 9 (1.68%) CESG Certified Professional
10 9 (1.68%) MCSA
10 9 (1.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 6 (1.12%) APMP
11 6 (1.12%) AWS Certification
11 6 (1.12%) CISA
11 6 (1.12%) CISM
11 6 (1.12%) CRISC
11 6 (1.12%) HND
11 6 (1.12%) MCSE
11 6 (1.12%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (2.24%) SLA
2 10 (1.87%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 10 (1.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (1.68%) NCSC
3 9 (1.68%) NIST
3 9 (1.68%) RMADS
4 7 (1.31%) GPG13
4 7 (1.31%) QA
5 6 (1.12%) COBIT
5 6 (1.12%) ISO/IEC 27005
5 6 (1.12%) JSP 440
6 5 (0.93%) GxP
7 3 (0.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (0.37%) ISO 9000
8 2 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 15288
9 1 (0.19%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.19%) HAZOP
9 1 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 1 (0.19%) NIST 800
9 1 (0.19%) PMBOK
System Software
1 54 (10.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 52 (9.72%) Active Directory
3 42 (7.85%) Docker
4 14 (2.62%) Hyper-V
5 13 (2.43%) VMware ESXi
6 11 (2.06%) vSphere
7 9 (1.68%) Firmware
8 8 (1.50%) Virtual Machines
9 7 (1.31%) VMware NSX
10 4 (0.75%) GPFS
11 3 (0.56%) NFS
11 3 (0.56%) Virtual Desktop
11 3 (0.56%) VMware Server
12 2 (0.37%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 1 (0.19%) Microsoft App-V
13 1 (0.19%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 24 (4.49%) Ansible
2 21 (3.93%) Kubernetes
2 21 (3.93%) SCOM
3 20 (3.74%) SCCM
4 19 (3.55%) Terraform
5 17 (3.18%) WSUS
6 8 (1.50%) NetBackup
7 7 (1.31%) EMC NetWorker
7 7 (1.31%) SCVMM
8 6 (1.12%) Puppet
9 4 (0.75%) Hadoop YARN
9 4 (0.75%) Nagios
9 4 (0.75%) Opscode Chef
9 4 (0.75%) vRealize
10 3 (0.56%) Veritas Storage Foundation
10 3 (0.56%) vRealize Orchestrator
11 2 (0.37%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
11 2 (0.37%) SCSM
11 2 (0.37%) SELinux
11 2 (0.37%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 74 (13.83%) VMware
2 42 (7.85%) Microsoft
3 36 (6.73%) Cisco
4 33 (6.17%) Oracle
5 18 (3.36%) Juniper
6 9 (1.68%) HP
7 8 (1.50%) Citrix
7 8 (1.50%) NetApp
7 8 (1.50%) Symantec
8 7 (1.31%) Atlassian
8 7 (1.31%) EMC
8 7 (1.31%) Red Hat
9 6 (1.12%) McAfee
9 6 (1.12%) SolarWinds
9 6 (1.12%) Twitter
10 5 (0.93%) Brocade
10 5 (0.93%) Dell
10 5 (0.93%) SAP
11 4 (0.75%) Google
11 4 (0.75%) IBM