The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Security Cleared qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Clearance
UK / England
Rank 107 83 86
Rank change year-on-year -24 +3  
Permanent jobs citing Security Cleared 2183 3158 3230
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 2.77% 3.26% 3.24%
As % of the Qualifications category 11.19% 11.81% 11.76%
Number of salaries quoted 1507 2259 2363
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% -1.04%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £46,500
% change year-on-year - -3.22%  

Security 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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies advertised in England.

Academic & Professional Certification
England
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 19514 26746 27462
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 24.75% 27.60% 27.57%
Number of salaries quoted 15493 21639 21718
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £72,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

Security Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing Security Cleared as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for Security Cleared in England

Security Cleared
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Security Cleared in England.

Salary trend for Security Cleared in England

Security Cleared
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Security Cleared in England over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

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 3 months to 26 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East -12 620 £45,000 - 134
South West -3 606 £40,000 -9.09% 48
London -46 434 £55,000 -3.19% 122
North West +26 163 £36,250 -19.44% 28
East of England +5 138 £45,000 +5.88% 24
West Midlands -54 77 £45,000 - 21
East Midlands -5 76 £47,500 - 12
Yorkshire -53 50 £45,000 - 11
North East 0 4 £36,000 +38.46% 10
Security Cleared
UK

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, IT jobs citing Security Cleared also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region with a requirement for Security Cleared.

1 2785 (59.37%) SC Cleared
2 1233 (26.28%) DV Cleared
3 1001 (21.34%) Agile Software Development
4 966 (20.59%) Java
5 955 (20.36%) Windows
6 932 (19.87%) ITIL
7 908 (19.36%) C
8 867 (18.48%) Linux
9 835 (17.80%) Microsoft
10 764 (16.29%) Degree
11 717 (15.28%) Software Engineering
12 687 (14.65%) Cybersecurity
13 582 (12.41%) SQL
14 566 (12.07%) C#
15 557 (11.87%) C++
16 538 (11.47%) JavaScript
17 519 (11.06%) Firewall
18 505 (10.77%) VMware
19 501 (10.68%) Information Security
20 476 (10.15%) Python
21 448 (9.55%) MS Excel
22 447 (9.53%) Oracle
23 444 (9.46%) Cisco
24 418 (8.91%) Active Directory
25 417 (8.89%) Finance
26 415 (8.85%) HTML
27 398 (8.48%) Analytical Skills
28 394 (8.40%) Unix
29 391 (8.34%) Project Management
30 389 (8.29%) Scrum

Security Cleared
Top Related 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
1 170 (3.62%) WebLogic
2 156 (3.33%) SharePoint
3 136 (2.90%) JBoss
4 121 (2.58%) Apache
5 108 (2.30%) MS Exchange
6 86 (1.83%) Elasticsearch
7 84 (1.79%) IIS
7 84 (1.79%) WebSphere
8 82 (1.75%) Tomcat
9 80 (1.71%) Apache Pig
10 79 (1.68%) Confluence
11 70 (1.49%) Apache Spark
12 56 (1.19%) BizTalk Server
13 54 (1.15%) Skype for Business
14 47 (1.00%) Alfresco
15 45 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2010
16 40 (0.85%) SharePoint 2013
17 39 (0.83%) Oracle SOA Suite
18 38 (0.81%) SharePoint 2010
19 35 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 448 (9.55%) MS Excel
2 240 (5.12%) MS Office
3 76 (1.62%) MS Project
4 55 (1.17%) MS PowerPoint
5 36 (0.77%) MS Visio
6 13 (0.28%) Photoshop
7 12 (0.26%) SPSS
8 10 (0.21%) Adobe Illustrator
9 9 (0.19%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 9 (0.19%) Simulink
9 9 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
10 8 (0.17%) 3ds Max
10 8 (0.17%) Maya
10 8 (0.17%) OmniGraffle
11 7 (0.15%) Acrobat
11 7 (0.15%) AutoCAD
11 7 (0.15%) InfoPath
12 5 (0.11%) S-PLUS
13 4 (0.085%) GNU Octave
14 3 (0.064%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 36 (0.77%) Remedy ITSM
2 30 (0.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 28 (0.60%) Sentinel
4 23 (0.49%) SAP CO
4 23 (0.49%) SAP FI
4 23 (0.49%) SAP FI/CO
5 21 (0.45%) Dynamics CRM
6 20 (0.43%) Oracle EBS
7 18 (0.38%) Dynamics AX
8 15 (0.32%) Oracle ERP
9 14 (0.30%) assyst
9 14 (0.30%) Oracle EBS R12
10 11 (0.23%) Remedy AR System
10 11 (0.23%) SAP HR
11 9 (0.19%) Oracle CRM
11 9 (0.19%) SAP MM
11 9 (0.19%) SAP PP
12 8 (0.17%) SAP InfiniteInsight
12 8 (0.17%) SAP PS
12 8 (0.17%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 154 (3.28%) Amazon AWS
2 150 (3.20%) Microsoft Azure
3 125 (2.66%) Office 365
4 68 (1.45%) SaaS
5 54 (1.15%) Cloud Computing
6 53 (1.13%) GitHub
7 36 (0.77%) PaaS
8 28 (0.60%) Amazon S3
9 25 (0.53%) Google Cloud Platform
9 25 (0.53%) IaaS
10 17 (0.36%) Amazon EC2
11 12 (0.26%) Azure Active Directory
12 8 (0.17%) Boomi
12 8 (0.17%) Taleo
13 7 (0.15%) Google Analytics
13 7 (0.15%) SuccessFactors
14 6 (0.13%) Responsys
15 5 (0.11%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 3 (0.064%) AWS CloudFormation
16 3 (0.064%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 519 (11.06%) Firewall
2 260 (5.54%) LAN
3 254 (5.41%) TCP/IP
4 235 (5.01%) DNS
5 213 (4.54%) WAN
6 183 (3.90%) Network Security
7 157 (3.35%) DHCP
8 117 (2.49%) VPN
9 115 (2.45%) Wireless
10 110 (2.34%) HTTP
10 110 (2.34%) MPLS
11 109 (2.32%) Internet
12 105 (2.24%) SSL
13 104 (2.22%) OSPF
14 103 (2.20%) Cisco ASA
15 94 (2.00%) BGP
16 84 (1.79%) Intrusion Detection
17 70 (1.49%) Wi-Fi
18 59 (1.26%) SMTP
18 59 (1.26%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 354 (7.55%) SQL Server
2 234 (4.99%) Big Data
3 198 (4.22%) Hadoop
4 187 (3.99%) MongoDB
5 149 (3.18%) MySQL
6 116 (2.47%) Relational Database
7 105 (2.24%) NoSQL
8 81 (1.73%) Apache Hive
9 78 (1.66%) Oracle Database
10 75 (1.60%) RDBMS
11 67 (1.43%) SQL Server 2008
12 60 (1.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 43 (0.92%) GIS
13 43 (0.92%) Oracle Database 11g
14 37 (0.79%) SQL Server 2005
15 36 (0.77%) PostgreSQL
16 34 (0.72%) Oracle Reports
17 33 (0.70%) MS Access
18 31 (0.66%) Data Warehouse
18 31 (0.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 224 (4.78%) Selenium
2 186 (3.97%) Jenkins
3 179 (3.82%) JIRA
4 129 (2.75%) Cucumber
5 126 (2.69%) Team Foundation Server
6 111 (2.37%) Git (software)
6 111 (2.37%) Maven
7 109 (2.32%) JUnit
8 102 (2.17%) Visual Studio
9 74 (1.58%) Rational DOORS
10 73 (1.56%) LoadRunner
11 69 (1.47%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 63 (1.34%) Subversion
13 53 (1.13%) JMeter
14 44 (0.94%) Eclipse
14 44 (0.94%) Oracle Forms
15 31 (0.66%) Ant
16 30 (0.64%) TeamCity
17 29 (0.62%) Bitbucket
17 29 (0.62%) HP UFT
General
1 417 (8.89%) Finance
2 290 (6.18%) Telecoms
3 192 (4.09%) Military
4 136 (2.90%) Manufacturing
5 121 (2.58%) Marketing
6 89 (1.90%) Electronics
7 74 (1.58%) Aerospace
8 70 (1.49%) Legal
9 62 (1.32%) Games
10 59 (1.26%) Retail
11 56 (1.19%) Banking
12 52 (1.11%) Publishing
13 34 (0.72%) Local Government
14 31 (0.66%) Law
15 19 (0.41%) Multimedia
16 14 (0.30%) Advertising
16 14 (0.30%) Back Office
17 12 (0.26%) Avionics
18 10 (0.21%) Billing
19 8 (0.17%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 611 (13.02%) Developer
2 474 (10.10%) Analyst
3 461 (9.83%) Consultant
4 368 (7.84%) Software Engineer
5 307 (6.54%) Architect
6 241 (5.14%) Support Engineer
7 225 (4.80%) Network Engineer
8 190 (4.05%) Systems Engineer
9 182 (3.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 181 (3.86%) Java Developer
11 174 (3.71%) Software Developer
12 146 (3.11%) Administrator
13 144 (3.07%) Test Engineer
14 135 (2.88%) Java Engineer
15 128 (2.73%) Java Software Engineer
16 119 (2.54%) Project Manager
17 115 (2.45%) Tester
18 104 (2.22%) Security Manager
19 100 (2.13%) Security Architect
20 99 (2.11%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 415 (8.85%) HTML
2 332 (7.08%) .NET
3 311 (6.63%) Web Services
4 255 (5.44%) CSS
5 220 (4.69%) XML
6 193 (4.11%) Spring
7 170 (3.62%) J2EE
8 167 (3.56%) AngularJS
9 144 (3.07%) HTML5
10 133 (2.84%) ASP.NET
11 129 (2.75%) Java EE
12 123 (2.62%) Hibernate
13 119 (2.54%) SOAP
14 111 (2.37%) jQuery
15 106 (2.26%) REST
16 104 (2.22%) JSON
17 102 (2.17%) RESTful
18 93 (1.98%) CSS3
19 83 (1.77%) Node.js
20 75 (1.60%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 398 (8.48%) Analytical Skills
2 346 (7.38%) Management Information System
3 262 (5.59%) Computer Science
4 207 (4.41%) Data Centre
5 119 (2.54%) PKI
6 111 (2.37%) CESG
7 94 (2.00%) Driving Licence
8 72 (1.53%) User Experience
9 67 (1.43%) Security Operations Centre
10 61 (1.30%) Cyberthreat
11 54 (1.15%) Cyber Defence
12 53 (1.13%) Cybercrime
13 50 (1.07%) Algorithms
14 47 (1.00%) Clustering
15 46 (0.98%) CMDB
16 44 (0.94%) Mobile App
17 40 (0.85%) Cyber Attack
18 34 (0.72%) Blackberry
19 32 (0.68%) Embedded Systems
19 32 (0.68%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 955 (20.36%) Windows
2 867 (18.48%) Linux
3 394 (8.40%) Unix
4 298 (6.35%) Windows Server
5 160 (3.41%) Windows Server 2008
6 154 (3.28%) Android
7 142 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
8 115 (2.45%) Windows 7
9 106 (2.26%) Apple iOS
10 95 (2.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 81 (1.73%) CentOS
12 76 (1.62%) Windows Server 2003
13 69 (1.47%) Solaris
14 66 (1.41%) Windows 10
15 39 (0.83%) AIX
16 36 (0.77%) Mac OS X
16 36 (0.77%) Windows 8
17 25 (0.53%) VxWorks
17 25 (0.53%) Windows XP
18 24 (0.51%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 1001 (21.34%) Agile Software Development
2 932 (19.87%) ITIL
3 717 (15.28%) Software Engineering
4 687 (14.65%) Cybersecurity
5 501 (10.68%) Information Security
6 391 (8.34%) Project Management
7 389 (8.29%) Scrum
8 340 (7.25%) Service Delivery
9 320 (6.82%) Service Management
10 285 (6.08%) DevOps
11 254 (5.41%) Stakeholder Management
12 252 (5.37%) Open Source
13 236 (5.03%) Risk Management
14 235 (5.01%) SDLC
15 226 (4.82%) Continuous Integration
16 221 (4.71%) Infrastructure Management
17 216 (4.60%) Mentoring
18 209 (4.46%) Incident Management
18 209 (4.46%) Penetration Testing
19 206 (4.39%) Customer Requirements
Programming Languages
1 966 (20.59%) Java
2 908 (19.36%) C
3 582 (12.41%) SQL
4 566 (12.07%) C#
5 557 (11.87%) C++
6 538 (11.47%) JavaScript
7 476 (10.15%) Python
8 221 (4.71%) PowerShell
9 176 (3.75%) Ruby
10 175 (3.73%) Perl
11 145 (3.09%) Bash Shell
12 96 (2.05%) PHP
13 87 (1.85%) VB
14 74 (1.58%) Shell Script
15 65 (1.39%) Scala
16 63 (1.34%) PL/SQL
17 53 (1.13%) Groovy
18 51 (1.09%) Objective-C
19 48 (1.02%) VBA
20 45 (0.96%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2785 (59.37%) SC Cleared
2 1233 (26.28%) DV Cleared
3 764 (16.29%) Degree
4 372 (7.93%) Cisco Certification
5 320 (6.82%) CISSP
6 240 (5.12%) CCNA
7 204 (4.35%) CISM
8 173 (3.69%) CCNP
9 171 (3.65%) Microsoft Certification
10 160 (3.41%) ISTQB
11 134 (2.86%) ISEB
12 132 (2.81%) SANS
13 127 (2.71%) ITIL Certification
14 126 (2.69%) MCSE
15 120 (2.56%) CEH
16 108 (2.30%) GIAC
17 102 (2.17%) CESG Certified Professional
18 92 (1.96%) CISA
19 85 (1.81%) BPSS Clearance
20 83 (1.77%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 309 (6.59%) SLA
2 197 (4.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 101 (2.15%) PCI DSS
4 77 (1.64%) QA
5 68 (1.45%) Cyber Essentials
6 46 (0.98%) PMO
7 45 (0.96%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 41 (0.87%) RMADS
9 35 (0.75%) COBIT
9 35 (0.75%) GPG13
10 32 (0.68%) JSP 440
11 31 (0.66%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
12 27 (0.58%) Disclosure Scotland
13 24 (0.51%) ISO 9001
14 15 (0.32%) Def Stans
14 15 (0.32%) DO-178B
14 15 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 17799
15 13 (0.28%) Data Quality
16 12 (0.26%) JTAG
17 11 (0.23%) MISRA
System Software
1 418 (8.91%) Active Directory
2 387 (8.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 184 (3.92%) Hyper-V
4 114 (2.43%) vSphere
5 62 (1.32%) Docker
6 45 (0.96%) Snort
7 37 (0.79%) Firmware
8 36 (0.77%) Microsoft App-V
9 35 (0.75%) VMware ESXi
10 28 (0.60%) Oracle RAC
11 26 (0.55%) Virtual Machines
12 21 (0.45%) XenApp
13 19 (0.41%) Virtual Desktop
13 19 (0.41%) VMware ESX
14 17 (0.36%) Forefront TMG
15 16 (0.34%) vCloud
16 14 (0.30%) Dovecot
17 13 (0.28%) VMware Workstation
18 11 (0.23%) Terminal Services
18 11 (0.23%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 164 (3.50%) SCCM
2 97 (2.07%) Puppet
3 65 (1.39%) Ansible
4 64 (1.36%) NetBackup
5 60 (1.28%) Opscode Chef
6 54 (1.15%) SCOM
7 52 (1.11%) HP Quality Center
7 52 (1.11%) Nagios
8 40 (0.85%) Nmap
9 37 (0.79%) Nessus
10 32 (0.68%) SCOrch
11 31 (0.66%) Backup Exec
11 31 (0.66%) Juniper STRM
11 31 (0.66%) Oracle RMAN
12 24 (0.51%) Data Guard
13 22 (0.47%) Microsoft Clustering
14 21 (0.45%) OpenView Configuration Management
15 17 (0.36%) WSUS
16 16 (0.34%) Kubernetes
16 16 (0.34%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 835 (17.80%) Microsoft
2 505 (10.77%) VMware
3 447 (9.53%) Oracle
4 444 (9.46%) Cisco
5 285 (6.08%) Juniper
6 205 (4.37%) HP
7 167 (3.56%) SAP
8 138 (2.94%) Red Hat
9 130 (2.77%) IBM
10 109 (2.32%) Citrix
11 85 (1.81%) F5
12 76 (1.62%) CheckPoint
13 66 (1.41%) EMC
14 61 (1.30%) Remedy
15 56 (1.19%) Palo Alto
16 54 (1.15%) Atlassian
17 50 (1.07%) NetApp
18 46 (0.98%) Google
19 44 (0.94%) Fujitsu
20 40 (0.85%) LogRhythm
Manchester, Lancashire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £47000 - £55000 per annum + Pension + Bupa
Posted: 10 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: Yesterday
Ringwood, Hampshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Norfolk
Sanderson
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £42000 - £48000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Surbiton, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £47000 - £56000 per annum + Medical and Pension
Posted: 10 hours ago
Romsey, Hampshire
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: Yesterday
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £580 - £620 per day + Dependent on Experience
Posted: 2 days ago
Barrow-In-Furness, Cumbria
FT Select
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
Sanderson
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
CGI
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45k-£60k
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45k-£60k
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
set2recruit
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Aldershot, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cumbria
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £45000.00 per annum + Pension & Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxfordshire
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £55,000 - £80,000 depending on experience and location.
Posted: 5 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £1 - £999999 per annum + Salary Negotiable + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Surbiton, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £28000 - £33000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago