Period
to 19 October 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire with a requirement for Security Cleared qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 19 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Clearance
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
19 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 29 83 105
Rank change year-on-year +54 +22 -70
Permanent jobs citing Security Cleared 177 138 120
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 7.38% 3.41% 2.85%
As % of the Qualifications category 24.52% 11.71% 11.28%
Number of salaries quoted 155 92 118
Hertfordshire median annual salary £42,500 £60,000 £51,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -29.17% +17.07% +17.14%
10th Percentile £26,750 £40,125 £22,000
90th Percentile £92,500 £92,500 £80,000
East of England median annual salary £42,500 £60,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -29.17% +26.32% +11.76%

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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Hertfordshire
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 722 1,178 1,064
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 30.12% 29.15% 25.30%
Number of salaries quoted 548 854 875
Hertfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £25,925 £26,250 £26,550
90th Percentile £80,000 £73,750 £65,000
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Security Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Security Cleared in Hertfordshire

Security Cleared
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Salary trend for Security Cleared in Hertfordshire

Security Cleared
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Security Cleared in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 19 October 2019.

Salary histogram for Security Cleared in Hertfordshire

Security Cleared
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Cleared within the Hertfordshire region over the 6 months to 19 October 2019. 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
Watford +31 91 £65,000 - 1
Hemel Hempstead +13 24 £32,000 -50.77% 6
Stevenage -6 16 £38,750 -22.50% 40
Cheshunt +4 15 £25,000 -44.44%
Hatfield +27 5 £88,750 +255.00% 1
Welwyn Garden City - 1 £50,000 - 2
Letchworth - 1 £26,000 - 1
Much Hadham - 1 £110,000 -
St Albans - 1 £55,000 -
Security Cleared
East of England

For the 6 months to 19 October 2019, 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Security Cleared.

1 137 (77.40%) SC Cleared
2 91 (51.41%) Data Migration
2 91 (51.41%) Migration
3 69 (38.98%) ETL
4 54 (30.51%) Problem-Solving
5 49 (27.68%) SQL Server
5 49 (27.68%) SQL
6 47 (26.55%) Agile Software Development
7 46 (25.99%) Scaled Agile Framework
8 44 (24.86%) Microsoft
9 32 (18.08%) JIRA
10 31 (17.51%) Firewall
11 30 (16.95%) Analytical Skills
12 29 (16.38%) Public Sector
13 27 (15.25%) Linux
13 27 (15.25%) QA
14 26 (14.69%) Microsoft Office
15 25 (14.12%) Cisco
15 25 (14.12%) Active Directory
15 25 (14.12%) Oracle
15 25 (14.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
16 24 (13.56%) Data Quality
16 24 (13.56%) C#
16 24 (13.56%) PostgreSQL
16 24 (13.56%) Project Delivery
17 23 (12.99%) Scenario Testing
17 23 (12.99%) Data Modelling
17 23 (12.99%) Talend
17 23 (12.99%) Zephyr
17 23 (12.99%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

Security Cleared
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 1 (0.56%) IIS
Applications
1 26 (14.69%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.13%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.56%) Simulink
3 1 (0.56%) Stateflow
Cloud Services
1 11 (6.21%) Office 365
2 5 (2.82%) Azure
3 4 (2.26%) SaaS
4 3 (1.69%) AWS
4 3 (1.69%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 31 (17.51%) Firewall
2 13 (7.34%) Network Security
3 10 (5.65%) Software-Defined Networking
4 8 (4.52%) TCP/IP
5 4 (2.26%) WAN
6 2 (1.13%) LAN
6 2 (1.13%) VoIP
7 1 (0.56%) Internet
7 1 (0.56%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (27.68%) SQL Server
2 24 (13.56%) PostgreSQL
3 23 (12.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 22 (12.43%) IBM InfoSphere
5 3 (1.69%) Cognos Impromptu
6 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (0.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 32 (18.08%) JIRA
2 23 (12.99%) Zephyr
3 5 (2.82%) Visual Studio
4 3 (1.69%) Qt Creator
5 1 (0.56%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (0.56%) Subversion
General
1 29 (16.38%) Public Sector
2 7 (3.95%) Retail
3 6 (3.39%) Finance
4 5 (2.82%) Aerospace
5 3 (1.69%) Legal
6 2 (1.13%) Multimedia
6 2 (1.13%) Police
7 1 (0.56%) Military
Job Titles
1 29 (16.38%) Analyst
2 27 (15.25%) IT Support
3 26 (14.69%) Consultant
4 23 (12.99%) Data Consultant
4 23 (12.99%) Data Migration Analyst
4 23 (12.99%) Data Migration Consultant
4 23 (12.99%) Data Migration Lead
4 23 (12.99%) Developer
4 23 (12.99%) ETL Developer
4 23 (12.99%) Migration Analyst
4 23 (12.99%) Migration Consultant
4 23 (12.99%) Oracle Developer
4 23 (12.99%) PostgreSQL Developer
4 23 (12.99%) QA Analyst
4 23 (12.99%) QA Test Analyst
4 23 (12.99%) QA Tester
4 23 (12.99%) SQL Developer
4 23 (12.99%) SQL Server Developer
4 23 (12.99%) Test Analyst
4 23 (12.99%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.82%) Flash
1 5 (2.82%) MFC
1 5 (2.82%) OpenGL
2 3 (1.69%) Qt
3 1 (0.56%) JSON
3 1 (0.56%) REST
3 1 (0.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 30 (16.95%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (6.21%) Management Information System
3 8 (4.52%) CCTV
4 5 (2.82%) CAN bus
5 4 (2.26%) NHS
6 3 (1.69%) Data Centre
7 2 (1.13%) Cyberthreat
7 2 (1.13%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.56%) Clustering
8 1 (0.56%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 27 (15.25%) Linux
2 20 (11.30%) Windows
3 8 (4.52%) Windows 10
3 8 (4.52%) Windows 7
3 8 (4.52%) Windows 8
3 8 (4.52%) Windows Server
3 8 (4.52%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (1.69%) Android
5 1 (0.56%) CentOS
5 1 (0.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (51.41%) Data Migration
1 91 (51.41%) Migration
2 69 (38.98%) ETL
3 54 (30.51%) Problem-Solving
4 47 (26.55%) Agile Software Development
5 46 (25.99%) Scaled Agile Framework
6 24 (13.56%) Project Delivery
7 23 (12.99%) Data Analysis
7 23 (12.99%) Data Modelling
7 23 (12.99%) Master Data Management
7 23 (12.99%) Scenario Testing
7 23 (12.99%) Test Scripting
8 21 (11.86%) ITIL
9 20 (11.30%) Test Automation
10 19 (10.73%) Information Security
11 15 (8.47%) BDD
11 15 (8.47%) TDD
12 14 (7.91%) Network Management
12 14 (7.91%) Security Management
12 14 (7.91%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 49 (27.68%) SQL
2 24 (13.56%) C#
3 14 (7.91%) C++
4 8 (4.52%) C
5 5 (2.82%) Embedded C
5 5 (2.82%) Embedded C++
6 3 (1.69%) Java
7 1 (0.56%) Ada
7 1 (0.56%) Fortran
7 1 (0.56%) MATLAB
7 1 (0.56%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.56%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 137 (77.40%) SC Cleared
2 23 (12.99%) ISTQB
2 23 (12.99%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 10 (5.65%) CCNA
3 10 (5.65%) CCNP
3 10 (5.65%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (3.95%) CISM
4 7 (3.95%) Degree
5 4 (2.26%) CEH
5 4 (2.26%) CISA
5 4 (2.26%) CISMP
5 4 (2.26%) CISSP
5 4 (2.26%) CompTIA Security+
5 4 (2.26%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
6 3 (1.69%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.56%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.56%) CCSA
7 1 (0.56%) CCSE
7 1 (0.56%) CCSM
7 1 (0.56%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (15.25%) QA
2 25 (14.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 24 (13.56%) Data Quality
4 10 (5.65%) PCI DSS
5 7 (3.95%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 7 (3.95%) SLA
6 4 (2.26%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 3 (1.69%) Cyber Essentials
8 1 (0.56%) GDPR
System Software
1 25 (14.12%) Active Directory
2 8 (4.52%) Hyper-V
2 8 (4.52%) Virtual Machines
2 8 (4.52%) VMware ESXi
2 8 (4.52%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (5.65%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (0.56%) Nagios
Vendors
1 44 (24.86%) Microsoft
2 25 (14.12%) Cisco
2 25 (14.12%) Oracle
3 23 (12.99%) Talend
4 22 (12.43%) IBM
5 14 (7.91%) Juniper
6 10 (5.65%) Aruba
6 10 (5.65%) F5
6 10 (5.65%) HP
7 8 (4.52%) VMware
8 5 (2.82%) Xilinx
9 3 (1.69%) Google
9 3 (1.69%) Qualys
10 2 (1.13%) CheckPoint
10 2 (1.13%) Fortinet
10 2 (1.13%) Palo Alto
11 1 (0.56%) MathWorks
11 1 (0.56%) Red Hat
11 1 (0.56%) SAP
11 1 (0.56%) Workday