Security Cleared Jobs in England

Security Clearance
UK > England

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Security Cleared qualifications. It includes a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months leading up to 25 June 2024, comparing them to the same period in the previous two years.

6 months to
25 Jun 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 22 27 76
Rank change year-on-year +5 +49 -9
Permanent jobs citing Security Cleared 7,154 6,772 6,632
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 7.48% 8.25% 4.59%
As % of the Qualifications category 27.89% 24.44% 16.95%
Number of salaries quoted 4,482 3,288 3,203
10th Percentile £34,000 £34,605 £31,250
25th Percentile £45,000 £44,750 £41,238
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £60,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year -4.17% +9.09% -0.16%
75th Percentile £72,500 £75,000 £71,250
90th Percentile £87,500 £87,500 £86,250
UK median annual salary £57,500 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -4.17% +9.09% -

All Academic and Professional Certifications
England

Security Cleared falls under the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. For comparison with the information above, the following table provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications in England.

Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 25,654 27,711 39,123
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 26.84% 33.76% 27.08%
Number of salaries quoted 15,775 12,833 16,968
10th Percentile £29,000 £32,000 £30,500
25th Percentile £38,734 £42,500 £40,132
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £54,500 £60,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year -9.17% +9.09% -
75th Percentile £71,250 £77,500 £73,750
90th Percentile £87,500 £95,000 £92,500
UK median annual salary £53,555 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -10.74% +9.09% -

Security Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Security Cleared in England

Security Cleared
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Security Cleared in England

Security Cleared
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Security Cleared in England over the 6 months to 25 June 2024.

Salary histogram for Security Cleared in England

Security 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 Security Cleared within the England region over the 6 months to 25 June 2024. 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
Jobs
South East +3 2,058 £55,000 +10.00% 355
South West +3 1,980 £57,500 +2.68% 332
London +3 1,121 £70,000 +7.69% 314
North of England -3 852 £55,000 -8.33% 195
Midlands -12 676 £55,000 -2.65% 157
North West -8 621 £52,500 -12.50% 124
West Midlands +7 492 £55,000 -4.35% 132
East of England +18 438 £54,000 -1.82% 72
Yorkshire +10 188 £60,000 -9.77% 56
East Midlands -42 184 £42,500 -20.93% 25
North East -33 43 £57,500 +24.32% 15
South Coast - 1 £35,000 -
Security Cleared
UK

Security Cleared
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 194 (2.71%) ArcGIS
2 182 (2.54%) GeoServer
3 138 (1.93%) SharePoint
4 119 (1.66%) Microsoft Exchange
5 114 (1.59%) Confluence
6 97 (1.36%) Apache
7 73 (1.02%) IIS
8 60 (0.84%) WebLogic
9 56 (0.78%) Apache Spark
10 33 (0.46%) OpenStack
11 27 (0.38%) Tomcat
12 25 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2010
12 25 (0.35%) nginx
13 16 (0.22%) Jupyter
13 16 (0.22%) SharePoint 2010
13 16 (0.22%) SharePoint 2013
14 13 (0.18%) JBoss
15 12 (0.17%) CMS
15 12 (0.17%) Oracle Service Bus
16 11 (0.15%) Red Hat Fuse
Applications
1 251 (3.51%) Microsoft Office
2 144 (2.01%) Simulink
3 119 (1.66%) Microsoft Excel
4 72 (1.01%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 40 (0.56%) MS Visio
6 37 (0.52%) Microsoft Project
7 33 (0.46%) Sketch
8 10 (0.14%) AutoCAD
9 6 (0.084%) Adobe XD
9 6 (0.084%) Trello
9 6 (0.084%) Windchill
10 5 (0.070%) InVision
11 4 (0.056%) EPLAN
11 4 (0.056%) Photoshop
11 4 (0.056%) Siemens NX
11 4 (0.056%) Stateflow
12 3 (0.042%) Revit
12 3 (0.042%) Spreadsheet
13 2 (0.028%) Abaqus
13 2 (0.028%) GNU Octave
Business Applications
1 71 (0.99%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
2 55 (0.77%) NEC Housing
3 54 (0.75%) Remedy ITSM
4 39 (0.55%) Primavera
4 39 (0.55%) Siebel CRM
5 27 (0.38%) Maximo
6 25 (0.35%) Workday HCM
7 16 (0.22%) Dynamics CRM
8 14 (0.20%) SAP S/4HANA
9 13 (0.18%) SAP HR
10 12 (0.17%) Oracle EBS
11 11 (0.15%) SAP CO
11 11 (0.15%) SAP FI
11 11 (0.15%) SAP FI/CO
12 9 (0.13%) SAP SCM
12 9 (0.13%) Teamcenter
13 8 (0.11%) SAP EWM
14 7 (0.098%) SAP BPC
15 6 (0.084%) Oracle Applications
15 6 (0.084%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 1,375 (19.22%) Azure
2 1,137 (15.89%) AWS
3 290 (4.05%) Microsoft 365
4 164 (2.29%) GCP
5 154 (2.15%) Power Platform
6 147 (2.05%) Azure DevOps
6 147 (2.05%) SaaS
7 123 (1.72%) Serverless
8 121 (1.69%) OpenShift
9 111 (1.55%) Amazon EKS
10 107 (1.50%) Dynamics 365
11 93 (1.30%) Entra ID
12 85 (1.19%) PaaS
13 78 (1.09%) AWS CloudFormation
14 64 (0.89%) AWS Lambda
15 61 (0.85%) Azure Monitor
16 58 (0.81%) Cloud Computing
16 58 (0.81%) IaaS
17 57 (0.80%) PowerApps
18 54 (0.75%) OCI
Communications & Networking
1 439 (6.14%) Firewall
2 237 (3.31%) DNS
3 207 (2.89%) WAN
4 155 (2.17%) Network Security
5 151 (2.11%) TCP/IP
6 138 (1.93%) DHCP
7 135 (1.89%) BGP
7 135 (1.89%) LAN
8 129 (1.80%) VPN
9 78 (1.09%) Wireless
10 73 (1.02%) SAN
11 71 (0.99%) Internet
12 67 (0.94%) Cisco ASA
12 67 (0.94%) SSL
13 62 (0.87%) MPLS
13 62 (0.87%) SD-WAN
14 60 (0.84%) OSPF
14 60 (0.84%) Wi-Fi
15 53 (0.74%) IPsec
16 52 (0.73%) Cisco Firepower
Database & Business Intelligence
1 318 (4.45%) PostgreSQL
2 208 (2.91%) GIS
3 182 (2.54%) QGIS
4 170 (2.38%) SQL Server
5 135 (1.89%) Relational Database
6 110 (1.54%) Power BI
7 104 (1.45%) Hadoop
8 102 (1.43%) MongoDB
9 101 (1.41%) Big Data
10 100 (1.40%) NoSQL
11 96 (1.34%) Oracle Database
12 50 (0.70%) Amazon RDS
13 40 (0.56%) Elasticsearch
14 37 (0.52%) MySQL
15 36 (0.50%) Oracle BI EE
15 36 (0.50%) RDBMS
15 36 (0.50%) Siebel EIM
15 36 (0.50%) Tableau
16 30 (0.42%) Data Warehouse
17 29 (0.41%) Cloudera CDH
Development Applications
1 251 (3.51%) JIRA
2 231 (3.23%) Git
3 217 (3.03%) Jenkins
4 152 (2.12%) GitLab
5 120 (1.68%) Visual Studio
6 101 (1.41%) Rational DOORS
7 83 (1.16%) Bitbucket
8 59 (0.82%) Sourcetree
9 57 (0.80%) Selenium
10 39 (0.55%) Rational Rhapsody
11 31 (0.43%) JUnit
11 31 (0.43%) SonarQube
12 30 (0.42%) Cucumber
13 26 (0.36%) Subversion
14 25 (0.35%) LabVIEW
15 24 (0.34%) Vagrant
16 21 (0.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 19 (0.27%) Ant
17 19 (0.27%) Team Foundation Server
18 17 (0.24%) MSI
General
1 1,471 (20.56%) Social Skills
2 673 (9.41%) Public Sector
3 614 (8.58%) Aerospace
4 582 (8.14%) Finance
5 376 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
6 339 (4.74%) Inclusion and Diversity
7 277 (3.87%) Military
8 166 (2.32%) Manufacturing
8 166 (2.32%) Presentation Skills
8 166 (2.32%) Telecoms
9 160 (2.24%) Police
10 151 (2.11%) Games
11 141 (1.97%) Electronics
12 132 (1.85%) Retail
13 116 (1.62%) Organisational Skills
14 107 (1.50%) Influencing Skills
15 103 (1.44%) Law
16 67 (0.94%) Local Government
17 53 (0.74%) Legal
18 45 (0.63%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 1,142 (15.96%) Senior
2 818 (11.43%) Architect
3 752 (10.51%) Software Engineer
4 602 (8.41%) Developer
5 517 (7.23%) Lead
6 499 (6.98%) Systems Engineer
7 473 (6.61%) Consultant
8 436 (6.09%) Analyst
9 353 (4.93%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 279 (3.90%) Senior Software Engineer
11 278 (3.89%) Network Engineer
12 275 (3.84%) Project Manager
13 255 (3.56%) DevOps Engineer
14 236 (3.30%) Solutions Architect
15 204 (2.85%) Administrator
16 178 (2.49%) Security Consultant
17 171 (2.39%) Support Engineer
18 146 (2.04%) Senior Developer
19 136 (1.90%) Technical Architect
20 117 (1.64%) Principal Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 377 (5.27%) .NET
2 372 (5.20%) React
3 229 (3.20%) CSS
4 194 (2.71%) .NET Core
5 185 (2.59%) Leaflet
5 185 (2.59%) OpenLayers
6 182 (2.54%) PostGIS
7 178 (2.49%) Node.js
8 145 (2.03%) Spring
9 135 (1.89%) AngularJS
9 135 (1.89%) REST
10 132 (1.85%) HTML
11 120 (1.68%) Spring Boot
12 97 (1.36%) Elastic Stack
13 86 (1.20%) Web Services
14 82 (1.15%) XML
15 80 (1.12%) RabbitMQ
16 77 (1.08%) Kafka
17 69 (0.96%) JSON
17 69 (0.96%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 310 (4.33%) Management Information System
2 219 (3.06%) Driving Licence
3 216 (3.02%) Self-Motivation
4 214 (2.99%) Algorithms
5 151 (2.11%) Product Ownership
6 150 (2.10%) Data Centre
7 139 (1.94%) PKI
8 128 (1.79%) Public Cloud
9 96 (1.34%) Private Cloud
10 90 (1.26%) Security Operations Centre
11 88 (1.23%) Cloud Native
12 83 (1.16%) Enterprise Software
13 76 (1.06%) Operational Technology
14 72 (1.01%) Cyberattack
15 70 (0.98%) Virtual Team
16 67 (0.94%) Cyber Defence
17 66 (0.92%) Virtual Reality
18 60 (0.84%) Cyber Threat
18 60 (0.84%) Onboarding
19 48 (0.67%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 1,152 (16.10%) Linux
2 1,046 (14.62%) Windows
3 339 (4.74%) Windows Server
4 181 (2.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 179 (2.50%) Unix
6 161 (2.25%) Windows 10
7 137 (1.92%) Windows Server 2016
8 135 (1.89%) CentOS
9 132 (1.85%) Windows Server 2019
10 131 (1.83%) Ubuntu
11 104 (1.45%) Windows Server 2012
12 76 (1.06%) Embedded Linux
13 61 (0.85%) Windows 7
14 58 (0.81%) Solaris
15 55 (0.77%) VMS
16 47 (0.66%) Android
17 38 (0.53%) Debian
18 20 (0.28%) Windows Server 2008
19 16 (0.22%) AIX
20 12 (0.17%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,031 (28.39%) Agile
2 1,191 (16.65%) Software Engineering
3 1,162 (16.24%) DevOps
4 1,081 (15.11%) Actionable Insight
5 1,049 (14.66%) Problem-Solving
6 812 (11.35%) Cybersecurity
7 649 (9.07%) Project Management
8 568 (7.94%) Scrum
9 545 (7.62%) Mentoring
10 533 (7.45%) Collaborative Working
11 506 (7.07%) ITIL
12 469 (6.56%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 450 (6.29%) Systems Engineering
14 444 (6.21%) CI/CD
15 392 (5.48%) Stakeholder Management
16 384 (5.37%) Project Delivery
17 342 (4.78%) Computer Science
18 316 (4.42%) Coaching
19 307 (4.29%) Customer Service
20 302 (4.22%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1,161 (16.23%) Python
2 728 (10.18%) Java
3 654 (9.14%) JavaScript
4 496 (6.93%) C#
5 487 (6.81%) SQL
6 444 (6.21%) PowerShell
7 341 (4.77%) C++
8 306 (4.28%) Bash
9 301 (4.21%) C
10 155 (2.17%) MATLAB
11 138 (1.93%) TypeScript
12 96 (1.34%) Shell Script
13 61 (0.85%) Fortran
14 60 (0.84%) Rust
15 58 (0.81%) Embedded C
16 44 (0.62%) Ada
17 42 (0.59%) Kotlin
18 40 (0.56%) VB
19 34 (0.48%) Bicep
20 31 (0.43%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3,954 (55.27%) SC Cleared
2 1,785 (24.95%) DV Cleared
3 1,214 (16.97%) Degree
4 573 (8.01%) BPSS Clearance
5 198 (2.77%) Computer Science Degree
6 188 (2.63%) Cisco Certification
7 141 (1.97%) CISSP
8 130 (1.82%) CCNP
9 116 (1.62%) AWS Certification
10 112 (1.57%) Azure Certification
11 110 (1.54%) CCNA
11 110 (1.54%) CISM
12 100 (1.40%) Master's Degree
13 98 (1.37%) Microsoft Certification
14 85 (1.19%) CESG Certified Professional
15 73 (1.02%) DBS Check
16 69 (0.96%) PhD
17 68 (0.95%) CRISC
18 54 (0.75%) HNC
19 53 (0.74%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 206 (2.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 189 (2.64%) SLA
3 160 (2.24%) QA
4 145 (2.03%) Accessibility
5 135 (1.89%) NIST
6 112 (1.57%) NCSC
7 66 (0.92%) Cyber Essentials
8 60 (0.84%) GDPR
9 51 (0.71%) NIST 800
10 45 (0.63%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 44 (0.62%) ISO 9001
12 42 (0.59%) PCI DSS
13 41 (0.57%) Def Stans
13 41 (0.57%) PMO
14 36 (0.50%) GRC
14 36 (0.50%) WCAG
15 35 (0.49%) JSP 440
16 28 (0.39%) RMADS
17 27 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 17025
18 24 (0.34%) Data Quality
System Software
1 514 (7.18%) Active Directory
2 415 (5.80%) Docker
3 349 (4.88%) VMware Infrastructure
4 176 (2.46%) Hyper-V
5 107 (1.50%) Firmware
6 102 (1.43%) vSphere
7 81 (1.13%) VMware ESXi
8 53 (0.74%) Virtual Machines
9 49 (0.68%) KVM
10 48 (0.67%) VMware NSX
11 29 (0.41%) Virtual Desktop
12 25 (0.35%) Virtual Servers
13 17 (0.24%) Microsoft App-V
14 16 (0.22%) pfSense
15 15 (0.21%) Embedded Firmware
16 12 (0.17%) Oracle RAC
17 11 (0.15%) NFS
17 11 (0.15%) XenDesktop
18 9 (0.13%) Forefront TMG
18 9 (0.13%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 514 (7.18%) Ansible
2 488 (6.82%) Kubernetes
3 396 (5.54%) Terraform
4 217 (3.03%) SCCM
5 156 (2.18%) Puppet
6 100 (1.40%) SCOM
7 98 (1.37%) WSUS
8 85 (1.19%) vCenter Server
9 77 (1.08%) Microsoft Intune
10 55 (0.77%) Grafana
11 42 (0.59%) Single Sign-On
12 41 (0.57%) Prometheus
13 40 (0.56%) FortiGate
14 39 (0.55%) Progress Chef
15 37 (0.52%) NetBackup
16 33 (0.46%) Active Directory Federation Services
17 31 (0.43%) EMC NetWorker
18 27 (0.38%) EnCase
19 26 (0.36%) Nagios
20 25 (0.35%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 1,152 (16.10%) Microsoft
2 505 (7.06%) VMware
3 412 (5.76%) Cisco
4 340 (4.75%) Oracle
5 295 (4.12%) Juniper
6 214 (2.99%) Red Hat
7 191 (2.67%) ESRI
8 138 (1.93%) ServiceNow
9 92 (1.29%) IBM
10 91 (1.27%) HP
11 89 (1.24%) Google
12 82 (1.15%) Dell
13 79 (1.10%) SAP
14 77 (1.08%) Remedy
15 72 (1.01%) NEC
16 71 (0.99%) Sparx
17 64 (0.89%) Fortinet
18 62 (0.87%) SolarWinds
19 61 (0.85%) Xilinx
20 57 (0.80%) Veeam