Period
to 9 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire with a requirement for Security Cleared qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 9 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Clearance
South West > Gloucestershire
6 months to
9 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 2 7 1
Rank change year-on-year +5 -6 +4
Permanent jobs citing Security Cleared 358 255 798
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 23.85% 17.65% 35.48%
As % of the Qualifications category 65.09% 50.90% 74.79%
Number of salaries quoted 245 192 608
Gloucestershire median annual salary £47,500 £46,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.26% +2.22% -
10th Percentile £35,000 £31,250 £27,675
90th Percentile £69,000 £71,250 £65,000
South West median annual salary £46,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +9.41% - -

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 permanent job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Gloucestershire
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 550 501 1,067
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 36.64% 34.67% 47.44%
Number of salaries quoted 391 382 838
Gloucestershire median annual salary £45,891 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.98% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £26,750 £23,100 £25,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £68,750 £63,750
South West median annual salary £43,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +7.50% - -

Security Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

Job postings citing Security Cleared as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire.

Job vacancy trend for Security Cleared in Gloucestershire

Security Cleared
Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Salary trend for Security Cleared in Gloucestershire

Security Cleared
Salary Histogram in Gloucestershire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Security Cleared in Gloucestershire over the 6 months to 9 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Security Cleared in Gloucestershire

Security Cleared
Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Cleared within the Gloucestershire region over the 6 months to 9 December 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
Cheltenham +16 87 £45,000 -5.26% 31
Gloucester +3 85 £46,696 -2.72% 22
Tewkesbury +1 9 £30,000 -33.33% 2
Filton - 4 £45,000 -
Security Cleared
South West

For the 6 months to 9 December 2018, IT jobs citing Security 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for Security Cleared.

1 245 (68.44%) DV Cleared
2 180 (50.28%) C
3 167 (46.65%) SC Cleared
4 128 (35.75%) Java
5 117 (32.68%) Python
5 117 (32.68%) Agile Software Development
6 113 (31.56%) Software Engineering
7 110 (30.73%) C++
8 107 (29.89%) Windows
9 103 (28.77%) Cybersecurity
10 86 (24.02%) Linux
11 76 (21.23%) C#
12 73 (20.39%) Systems Engineering
13 68 (18.99%) JavaScript
14 62 (17.32%) Degree
15 61 (17.04%) Test Automation
16 59 (16.48%) Microsoft
17 54 (15.08%) Finance
18 53 (14.80%) Bash Shell
19 51 (14.25%) Firewall
19 51 (14.25%) ITIL
20 48 (13.41%) Big Data
21 46 (12.85%) JIRA
21 46 (12.85%) DevOps
22 43 (12.01%) Scrum
22 43 (12.01%) User Stories
23 42 (11.73%) Problem-Solving
23 42 (11.73%) SQL
23 42 (11.73%) Android
24 41 (11.45%) PowerShell

Security Cleared
Co-occurring IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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 16 (4.47%) Apache Pig
2 13 (3.63%) Confluence
3 10 (2.79%) Apache
3 10 (2.79%) Elasticsearch
3 10 (2.79%) SharePoint
3 10 (2.79%) WebLogic
4 8 (2.23%) Apache Spark
5 7 (1.96%) IIS
6 5 (1.40%) Tomcat
7 3 (0.84%) GlassFish
8 2 (0.56%) ArcGIS
8 2 (0.56%) JBoss
8 2 (0.56%) OpenStack
8 2 (0.56%) Skype for Business
9 1 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.28%) GeoServer
9 1 (0.28%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.28%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.28%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 11 (3.07%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (1.12%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 18 (5.03%) Amazon AWS
1 18 (5.03%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (1.96%) Office 365
3 5 (1.40%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (1.12%) GitHub
5 1 (0.28%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 51 (14.25%) Firewall
2 23 (6.42%) SSL
3 22 (6.15%) TCP/IP
4 21 (5.87%) HTTP
5 18 (5.03%) Network Security
6 13 (3.63%) LAN
7 11 (3.07%) SNMP
7 11 (3.07%) VPN
8 9 (2.51%) HTTPS
9 8 (2.23%) Ethernet
9 8 (2.23%) FCoE
9 8 (2.23%) Intrusion Detection
9 8 (2.23%) MPLS
9 8 (2.23%) VLAN
10 7 (1.96%) Internet
10 7 (1.96%) IPsec
11 5 (1.40%) SSH
12 4 (1.12%) Cisco ASA
12 4 (1.12%) DNS
12 4 (1.12%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (13.41%) Big Data
2 30 (8.38%) SQL Server
3 26 (7.26%) Hadoop
4 21 (5.87%) Apache Hive
5 19 (5.31%) MySQL
6 13 (3.63%) Relational Database
7 8 (2.23%) MongoDB
7 8 (2.23%) Neo4j
8 6 (1.68%) RDBMS
9 5 (1.40%) Apache Cassandra
10 4 (1.12%) Data Mining
10 4 (1.12%) Text Mining
11 2 (0.56%) GIS
11 2 (0.56%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 2 (0.56%) Oracle Database 10g
11 2 (0.56%) Oracle Database 11g
11 2 (0.56%) SQL Server 2012
11 2 (0.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 2 (0.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 2 (0.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 46 (12.85%) JIRA
2 29 (8.10%) Selenium
3 26 (7.26%) Git (software)
4 21 (5.87%) Bitbucket
4 21 (5.87%) Jenkins
5 18 (5.03%) Cucumber
6 15 (4.19%) git-flow
7 14 (3.91%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 12 (3.35%) CodeSonar
8 12 (3.35%) Robot Framework
9 11 (3.07%) Visual Studio
10 9 (2.51%) JUnit
10 9 (2.51%) Rational DOORS
11 8 (2.23%) LoadRunner
11 8 (2.23%) Redmine
12 6 (1.68%) EasyMock
13 5 (1.40%) IDA Disassembler
14 4 (1.12%) JMeter
15 3 (0.84%) Eclipse
15 3 (0.84%) GCC
General
1 54 (15.08%) Finance
2 20 (5.59%) Law
3 19 (5.31%) Games
4 18 (5.03%) Telecoms
5 15 (4.19%) Electronics
5 15 (4.19%) Manufacturing
5 15 (4.19%) Marketing
6 11 (3.07%) Military
7 4 (1.12%) Aerospace
7 4 (1.12%) Legal
8 2 (0.56%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 60 (16.76%) Software Engineer
2 44 (12.29%) Developer
3 36 (10.06%) Systems Engineer
4 26 (7.26%) Test Engineer
5 24 (6.70%) Analyst
6 21 (5.87%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 21 (5.87%) Java Engineer
6 21 (5.87%) Java Software Engineer
7 18 (5.03%) C++ Software Engineer
7 18 (5.03%) Consultant
7 18 (5.03%) Project Manager
8 17 (4.75%) Java Developer
8 17 (4.75%) Network Engineer
9 15 (4.19%) IT Engineer
9 15 (4.19%) Test Analyst
10 14 (3.91%) Software Developer
11 12 (3.35%) C# Software Engineer
11 12 (3.35%) Linux Engineer
11 12 (3.35%) Security Engineer
12 11 (3.07%) Principal Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (7.54%) Node.js
2 25 (6.98%) .NET
2 25 (6.98%) HTML
2 25 (6.98%) Spring
3 23 (6.42%) Java EE
4 22 (6.15%) AngularJS
4 22 (6.15%) J2EE
4 22 (6.15%) XML
5 21 (5.87%) Hibernate
6 18 (5.03%) Django
7 16 (4.47%) EJB
8 15 (4.19%) .NET Framework
8 15 (4.19%) ASP.NET
8 15 (4.19%) STL
9 14 (3.91%) RabbitMQ
9 14 (3.91%) REST
9 14 (3.91%) SOAP
10 13 (3.63%) LAMP
11 12 (3.35%) React
11 12 (3.35%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 25 (6.98%) Self-Motivation
2 24 (6.70%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (4.19%) Cybercrime
4 10 (2.79%) Embedded Systems
4 10 (2.79%) iPhone
4 10 (2.79%) Management Information System
5 9 (2.51%) Cyber Defence
5 9 (2.51%) Enterprise Cloud
5 9 (2.51%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 9 (2.51%) Social Media
6 7 (1.96%) Enterprise Software
7 6 (1.68%) Algorithms
8 5 (1.40%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 5 (1.40%) Hybrid Cloud
8 5 (1.40%) N-Tier
9 4 (1.12%) CESG
9 4 (1.12%) Data Structures
9 4 (1.12%) Virtual Team
10 3 (0.84%) Industry 4.0
10 3 (0.84%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 107 (29.89%) Windows
2 86 (24.02%) Linux
3 42 (11.73%) Android
4 30 (8.38%) Apple iOS
5 25 (6.98%) Unix
6 15 (4.19%) Mac OS X
6 15 (4.19%) Windows Server
7 14 (3.91%) CentOS
7 14 (3.91%) Ubuntu
8 11 (3.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 10 (2.79%) Windows Phone
10 7 (1.96%) Windows Server 2012
11 6 (1.68%) Fedora
12 4 (1.12%) Windows 7
13 2 (0.56%) Embedded Linux
13 2 (0.56%) Solaris
13 2 (0.56%) Windows Server 2008
14 1 (0.28%) Windows 10
14 1 (0.28%) Windows Server 2003
14 1 (0.28%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 117 (32.68%) Agile Software Development
2 113 (31.56%) Software Engineering
3 103 (28.77%) Cybersecurity
4 73 (20.39%) Systems Engineering
5 61 (17.04%) Test Automation
6 51 (14.25%) ITIL
7 46 (12.85%) DevOps
8 43 (12.01%) Scrum
8 43 (12.01%) User Stories
9 42 (11.73%) Problem-Solving
10 41 (11.45%) Analytics
11 38 (10.61%) Continuous Integration
12 33 (9.22%) Data Analytics
12 33 (9.22%) Reverse Engineering
13 32 (8.94%) TDD
14 30 (8.38%) Coaching
14 30 (8.38%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 30 (8.38%) Mentoring
15 29 (8.10%) UML
16 26 (7.26%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 180 (50.28%) C
2 128 (35.75%) Java
3 117 (32.68%) Python
4 110 (30.73%) C++
5 76 (21.23%) C#
6 68 (18.99%) JavaScript
7 53 (14.80%) Bash Shell
8 42 (11.73%) SQL
9 41 (11.45%) PowerShell
10 28 (7.82%) Objective-C
11 18 (5.03%) PHP
12 16 (4.47%) Perl
13 13 (3.63%) Ruby
14 9 (2.51%) Embedded C
15 8 (2.23%) Korn
16 7 (1.96%) Embedded C++
17 6 (1.68%) Go
18 5 (1.40%) VB
19 4 (1.12%) Rust
19 4 (1.12%) Scala
Qualifications
1 245 (68.44%) DV Cleared
2 167 (46.65%) SC Cleared
3 62 (17.32%) Degree
4 29 (8.10%) Cisco Certification
5 27 (7.54%) CCNA
5 27 (7.54%) CISSP
6 25 (6.98%) CompTIA Security+
6 25 (6.98%) GIAC
6 25 (6.98%) Linux+ Certification
6 25 (6.98%) MCSE
6 25 (6.98%) Microsoft Certification
6 25 (6.98%) Network+ Certification
6 25 (6.98%) SANS
6 25 (6.98%) SSCP
7 14 (3.91%) ITIL Certification
8 11 (3.07%) APMP
9 7 (1.96%) ISEB
9 7 (1.96%) ISTQB
9 7 (1.96%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 6 (1.68%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.40%) SLA
2 4 (1.12%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 4 (1.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (1.12%) PMO
3 3 (0.84%) QA
4 2 (0.56%) RMADS
5 1 (0.28%) GDPR
System Software
1 38 (10.61%) Docker
2 21 (5.87%) Active Directory
2 21 (5.87%) vSphere
3 20 (5.59%) VMware ESXi
4 13 (3.63%) VMware Infrastructure
5 10 (2.79%) NFS
5 10 (2.79%) Samba
5 10 (2.79%) VMware NSX
6 8 (2.23%) Hyper-V
6 8 (2.23%) VirtualBox
7 6 (1.68%) Xen
8 5 (1.40%) BitLocker
8 5 (1.40%) Virtual Desktop
9 4 (1.12%) Firmware
10 3 (0.84%) pfSense
11 1 (0.28%) ISA Server
11 1 (0.28%) Virtual Servers
11 1 (0.28%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 30 (8.38%) Puppet
2 24 (6.70%) Ansible
3 16 (4.47%) vCenter Server
4 14 (3.91%) Nagios
4 14 (3.91%) Salt
5 11 (3.07%) SCCM
6 9 (2.51%) Kubernetes
7 7 (1.96%) HP ALM
8 6 (1.68%) Docker Swarm
8 6 (1.68%) OpenNMS
8 6 (1.68%) SCOM
8 6 (1.68%) ZABBIX
9 5 (1.40%) Opscode Chef
9 5 (1.40%) SCVMM
10 3 (0.84%) WSUS
11 2 (0.56%) NetBackup
11 2 (0.56%) Oracle RMAN
11 2 (0.56%) PowerCLI
12 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Clustering
12 1 (0.28%) Terraform
Vendors
1 59 (16.48%) Microsoft
2 25 (6.98%) Cisco
3 24 (6.70%) VMware
4 22 (6.15%) Atlassian
5 17 (4.75%) Oracle
6 15 (4.19%) SAP
6 15 (4.19%) SolarWinds
7 14 (3.91%) EMC
7 14 (3.91%) Red Hat
8 10 (2.79%) NetApp
9 9 (2.51%) HP
10 8 (2.23%) Juniper
11 6 (1.68%) Cloudera
11 6 (1.68%) Hortonworks
12 5 (1.40%) Dell
12 5 (1.40%) McAfee
13 3 (0.84%) Apple
13 3 (0.84%) ESRI
13 3 (0.84%) Splunk
13 3 (0.84%) Veeam