Period
to 15 August 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 15 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Clearance
South West > Gloucestershire
6 months to
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 2 5 1
Rank change year-on-year +3 -4 +6
Permanent jobs citing Security Cleared 469 352 638
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 28.03% 21.12% 30.27%
As % of the Qualifications category 68.97% 64.35% 67.30%
Number of salaries quoted 344 246 443
Gloucestershire median annual salary £46,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.16% - -5.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,625 £31,750
90th Percentile £62,500 £71,250 £65,000
South West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% -

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 680 547 948
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 40.65% 32.81% 44.97%
Number of salaries quoted 513 405 674
Gloucestershire median annual salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.22% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £28,950 £25,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £71,250 £66,250
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,313
% change year-on-year +6.25% -0.78% +3.37%

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 15 August 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 15 August 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
Gloucester +8 97 £52,500 +16.67% 24
Cheltenham +1 91 £45,000 -5.26% 11
Tewkesbury +3 40 £37,500 -16.67% 2
Filton - 1 - -
Security Cleared
South West

For the 6 months to 15 August 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.

1 284 (60.55%) DV Cleared
2 271 (57.78%) C
3 201 (42.86%) SC Cleared
4 181 (38.59%) Software Engineering
5 179 (38.17%) Agile Software Development
6 172 (36.67%) C++
7 155 (33.05%) Python
8 149 (31.77%) Linux
9 147 (31.34%) Java
10 137 (29.21%) Windows
11 115 (24.52%) Cybersecurity
12 112 (23.88%) C#
13 103 (21.96%) SQL
14 102 (21.75%) Finance
15 93 (19.83%) JavaScript
16 87 (18.55%) Test Automation
17 84 (17.91%) Continuous Integration
18 70 (14.93%) Collaborative Working
19 65 (13.86%) Microsoft
20 63 (13.43%) Scrum
20 63 (13.43%) Degree
20 63 (13.43%) DevOps
21 61 (13.01%) UML
22 59 (12.58%) JIRA
23 54 (11.51%) Bash Shell
23 54 (11.51%) Mentoring
24 52 (11.09%) Git (software)
25 51 (10.87%) TDD
26 48 (10.23%) Firewall
26 48 (10.23%) ITIL

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 29 (6.18%) Confluence
2 13 (2.77%) SharePoint
3 11 (2.35%) Elasticsearch
3 11 (2.35%) WebLogic
4 10 (2.13%) Apache
5 9 (1.92%) Apache Pig
5 9 (1.92%) JBoss
6 5 (1.07%) Apache Spark
6 5 (1.07%) ArcGIS
7 4 (0.85%) WebSphere
8 3 (0.64%) OpenStack
8 3 (0.64%) SharePoint Server
9 2 (0.43%) IIS
9 2 (0.43%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.21%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.21%) GeoServer
Applications
1 16 (3.41%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (0.85%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.64%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (1.28%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (0.64%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 20 (4.26%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (3.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (1.28%) Office 365
4 2 (0.43%) Amazon S3
4 2 (0.43%) Trello
5 1 (0.21%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 48 (10.23%) Firewall
2 33 (7.04%) Network Security
3 29 (6.18%) SSL
4 24 (5.12%) TCP/IP
5 23 (4.90%) Ethernet
5 23 (4.90%) VLAN
6 20 (4.26%) SNMP
7 18 (3.84%) HTTP
8 17 (3.62%) IPsec
8 17 (3.62%) VPN
9 14 (2.99%) SSH
10 13 (2.77%) Intrusion Detection
10 13 (2.77%) IPv4
10 13 (2.77%) Wi-Fi
11 12 (2.56%) IPv6
12 9 (1.92%) HTTPS
12 9 (1.92%) Internet
12 9 (1.92%) LAN
12 9 (1.92%) MPLS
12 9 (1.92%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (7.46%) Big Data
2 31 (6.61%) SQL Server
3 24 (5.12%) Hadoop
4 15 (3.20%) Apache Hive
4 15 (3.20%) Geospatial Data
4 15 (3.20%) GIS
4 15 (3.20%) MongoDB
5 12 (2.56%) MySQL
6 10 (2.13%) Oracle BI EE
6 10 (2.13%) Oracle ODI
7 9 (1.92%) Neo4j
8 6 (1.28%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (1.28%) Endeca
8 6 (1.28%) Relational Database
9 4 (0.85%) Apache Cassandra
9 4 (0.85%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 4 (0.85%) SQL Server 2012
10 3 (0.64%) IBM InfoSphere
11 2 (0.43%) Oracle Database
11 2 (0.43%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 59 (12.58%) JIRA
2 52 (11.09%) Git (software)
3 38 (8.10%) Jenkins
4 30 (6.40%) Bitbucket
4 30 (6.40%) Selenium
4 30 (6.40%) Visual Studio
5 27 (5.76%) Cucumber
6 23 (4.90%) Rational DOORS
7 22 (4.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 16 (3.41%) Team Foundation Server
9 14 (2.99%) JUnit
10 9 (1.92%) CodeSonar
10 9 (1.92%) EasyMock
10 9 (1.92%) git-flow
10 9 (1.92%) Robot Framework
11 8 (1.71%) JMeter
11 8 (1.71%) LoadRunner
11 8 (1.71%) Redmine
12 5 (1.07%) Eclipse
12 5 (1.07%) GCC
General
1 102 (21.75%) Finance
2 25 (5.33%) Military
3 23 (4.90%) Electronics
4 22 (4.69%) Manufacturing
4 22 (4.69%) Marketing
4 22 (4.69%) Telecoms
5 17 (3.62%) Law
6 16 (3.41%) Games
7 5 (1.07%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.21%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 116 (24.73%) Software Engineer
2 55 (11.73%) Developer
3 45 (9.59%) Systems Engineer
4 38 (8.10%) Consultant
4 38 (8.10%) Security Engineer
5 35 (7.46%) Analyst
6 29 (6.18%) Senior Software Engineer
7 28 (5.97%) Cybersecurity Engineer
8 26 (5.54%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 26 (5.54%) Test Analyst
9 25 (5.33%) Test Engineer
10 24 (5.12%) Java Engineer
10 24 (5.12%) Java Software Engineer
11 22 (4.69%) Java Developer
12 21 (4.48%) C++ Software Engineer
13 19 (4.05%) Software Developer
14 16 (3.41%) DV Cleared Software Engineer
14 16 (3.41%) Linux Engineer
15 15 (3.20%) Project Manager
15 15 (3.20%) Senior Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (9.81%) AngularJS
2 37 (7.89%) Node.js
3 35 (7.46%) .NET
4 34 (7.25%) Django
5 32 (6.82%) Java EE
6 28 (5.97%) HTML
7 27 (5.76%) WPF
8 23 (4.90%) EJB
8 23 (4.90%) XML
9 22 (4.69%) Hibernate
9 22 (4.69%) J2EE
10 21 (4.48%) .NET Framework
11 20 (4.26%) React
11 20 (4.26%) Spring
12 19 (4.05%) WinForms
13 18 (3.84%) STL
14 15 (3.20%) CSS
15 14 (2.99%) Web Services
16 13 (2.77%) JSF
16 13 (2.77%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 32 (6.82%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 28 (5.97%) Embedded Systems
2 28 (5.97%) Self-Motivation
3 27 (5.76%) Analytical Skills
4 23 (4.90%) Computer Science
5 13 (2.77%) Device Driver
6 11 (2.35%) Linux Command Line
7 10 (2.13%) Cyber Warfare
8 8 (1.71%) Cyber Defence
8 8 (1.71%) User Experience
8 8 (1.71%) VHDL
8 8 (1.71%) Wiki
9 7 (1.49%) Cybercrime
9 7 (1.49%) iPhone
10 6 (1.28%) Blackberry
10 6 (1.28%) Management Information System
11 5 (1.07%) Data Centre
11 5 (1.07%) iPad
12 4 (0.85%) Enterprise Software
12 4 (0.85%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 149 (31.77%) Linux
2 137 (29.21%) Windows
3 43 (9.17%) Unix
4 37 (7.89%) Android
5 24 (5.12%) Apple iOS
6 19 (4.05%) Mac OS X
7 15 (3.20%) CentOS
7 15 (3.20%) Windows Server
8 12 (2.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 11 (2.35%) Ubuntu
10 9 (1.92%) Windows Server 2012
11 8 (1.71%) Embedded Linux
12 7 (1.49%) Windows Phone
13 5 (1.07%) Windows 7
14 4 (0.85%) Windows Server 2008
15 3 (0.64%) AIX
15 3 (0.64%) Solaris
16 2 (0.43%) Fedora
17 1 (0.21%) Kali Linux
17 1 (0.21%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 181 (38.59%) Software Engineering
2 179 (38.17%) Agile Software Development
3 115 (24.52%) Cybersecurity
4 87 (18.55%) Test Automation
5 84 (17.91%) Continuous Integration
6 70 (14.93%) Collaborative Working
7 63 (13.43%) DevOps
7 63 (13.43%) Scrum
8 61 (13.01%) UML
9 54 (11.51%) Mentoring
10 51 (10.87%) TDD
11 48 (10.23%) ITIL
11 48 (10.23%) Project Management
12 45 (9.59%) Test Strategy
13 41 (8.74%) SDLC
14 39 (8.32%) Business Intelligence
14 39 (8.32%) Open Source
15 38 (8.10%) Requirements Analysis
16 35 (7.46%) OO
17 34 (7.25%) SysML
Programming Languages
1 271 (57.78%) C
2 172 (36.67%) C++
3 155 (33.05%) Python
4 147 (31.34%) Java
5 112 (23.88%) C#
6 103 (21.96%) SQL
7 93 (19.83%) JavaScript
8 54 (11.51%) Bash Shell
9 29 (6.18%) PowerShell
10 18 (3.84%) Objective-C
11 17 (3.62%) Perl
12 16 (3.41%) Ruby
13 15 (3.20%) Embedded C
13 15 (3.20%) Embedded C++
13 15 (3.20%) Shell Script
14 14 (2.99%) PHP
15 9 (1.92%) Assembly Language
16 8 (1.71%) Korn
17 7 (1.49%) Go
18 6 (1.28%) Rust
Qualifications
1 284 (60.55%) DV Cleared
2 201 (42.86%) SC Cleared
3 63 (13.43%) Degree
4 24 (5.12%) Cisco Certification
5 23 (4.90%) CISSP
6 19 (4.05%) CCNA
6 19 (4.05%) CompTIA Security+
6 19 (4.05%) GIAC
6 19 (4.05%) Linux+ Certification
6 19 (4.05%) MCSE
6 19 (4.05%) Microsoft Certification
6 19 (4.05%) Network+ Certification
6 19 (4.05%) SANS
6 19 (4.05%) SSCP
7 17 (3.62%) APMP
8 12 (2.56%) ITIL Certification
9 10 (2.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 6 (1.28%) ISEB
10 6 (1.28%) ISTQB
11 3 (0.64%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (4.48%) QA
2 6 (1.28%) SLA
3 2 (0.43%) GDPR
3 2 (0.43%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.43%) PMO
4 1 (0.21%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.21%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 1 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.21%) RMADS
System Software
1 38 (8.10%) Docker
2 23 (4.90%) Active Directory
3 17 (3.62%) vSphere
4 12 (2.56%) VMware ESXi
4 12 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
5 11 (2.35%) VMware NSX
6 8 (1.71%) Hyper-V
6 8 (1.71%) NFS
6 8 (1.71%) Samba
7 5 (1.07%) Firmware
8 4 (0.85%) BitLocker
8 4 (0.85%) pfSense
8 4 (0.85%) Virtual Desktop
8 4 (0.85%) Virtual Machines
8 4 (0.85%) VirtualBox
9 2 (0.43%) Snort
10 1 (0.21%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.21%) Xen
Systems Management
1 31 (6.61%) Puppet
2 18 (3.84%) Ansible
3 15 (3.20%) SCCM
4 12 (2.56%) Salt
4 12 (2.56%) vCenter Server
5 9 (1.92%) Nagios
6 7 (1.49%) Opscode Chef
7 5 (1.07%) Kubernetes
7 5 (1.07%) WSUS
8 4 (0.85%) HP ALM
8 4 (0.85%) Kibana
8 4 (0.85%) SCOM
8 4 (0.85%) SCVMM
9 3 (0.64%) PowerCLI
10 1 (0.21%) Ambari
10 1 (0.21%) Docker Swarm
10 1 (0.21%) HP Quality Center
10 1 (0.21%) NetBackup
10 1 (0.21%) OpenNMS
10 1 (0.21%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 65 (13.86%) Microsoft
2 30 (6.40%) Cisco
3 27 (5.76%) Oracle
4 26 (5.54%) Atlassian
5 25 (5.33%) SAP
6 24 (5.12%) VMware
7 19 (4.05%) EMC
8 13 (2.77%) Red Hat
9 10 (2.13%) Juniper
10 9 (1.92%) SolarWinds
11 8 (1.71%) NetApp
12 7 (1.49%) Dell
13 6 (1.28%) ESRI
14 5 (1.07%) Apple
14 5 (1.07%) Canon
14 5 (1.07%) HP
15 4 (0.85%) Altera
15 4 (0.85%) Google
15 4 (0.85%) Splunk
15 4 (0.85%) Xilinx