Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Kent with a requirement for Security Cleared qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Clearance
South East > Kent
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 77 103 74
Rank change year-on-year +26 -29 +36
Permanent jobs citing Security Cleared 31 26 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 2.34% 1.52% 3.41%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.69% 5.58% 13.89%
Number of salaries quoted 30 15 65
Kent median annual salary £42,500 £28,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +51.79% -22.22% +20.00%
10th Percentile £23,000 £22,150 £24,250
90th Percentile £57,000 £61,250 £55,000
South East median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -6.25%

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 Kent with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Kent
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 320 466 540
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 24.13% 27.28% 24.56%
Number of salaries quoted 293 422 468
Kent median annual salary £35,000 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% +3.90% -9.41%
10th Percentile £21,250 £24,025 £22,500
90th Percentile £58,750 £60,000 £53,750
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%

Security Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

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

Job vacancy trend for Security Cleared in Kent

Security Cleared
Salary Trend in Kent

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

Salary trend for Security Cleared in Kent

Security Cleared
Salary Histogram in Kent

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Security Cleared in Kent over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Security Cleared in Kent

Security Cleared
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Cleared within the Kent region over the 6 months to 21 November 2017. 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
West Malling - 4 £50,000 -
Maidstone +24 3 £36,000 -46.67%
Sittingbourne -4 1 £40,000 -11.11%
Folkestone - 1 £57,500 - 1
Security Cleared
South East

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 Kent region with a requirement for Security Cleared.

1 20 (64.52%) SC Cleared
2 14 (45.16%) Service Delivery
3 13 (41.94%) C
4 11 (35.48%) DO-254
5 10 (32.26%) Coaching
5 10 (32.26%) Algorithms
5 10 (32.26%) FPGA Design
5 10 (32.26%) Customer Requirements
5 10 (32.26%) ITIL
5 10 (32.26%) Law
5 10 (32.26%) Video Processing
5 10 (32.26%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 9 (29.03%) Data Cleansing
7 8 (25.81%) Service Management
8 5 (16.13%) Firewall
9 4 (12.90%) F5
9 4 (12.90%) Degree
9 4 (12.90%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (12.90%) Change Management
9 4 (12.90%) Juniper
9 4 (12.90%) CheckPoint
9 4 (12.90%) Windows
9 4 (12.90%) WAN
9 4 (12.90%) Cisco
9 4 (12.90%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (9.68%) Avaya
10 3 (9.68%) Active Directory
10 3 (9.68%) CCIE
10 3 (9.68%) TCP/IP
10 3 (9.68%) LAN

Security Cleared
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent 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 3 (9.68%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 5 (16.13%) Firewall
2 4 (12.90%) WAN
3 3 (9.68%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (9.68%) Cisco Nexus
3 3 (9.68%) LAN
3 3 (9.68%) MPLS
3 3 (9.68%) TCP/IP
3 3 (9.68%) Wireless
4 2 (6.45%) Network Security
4 2 (6.45%) VoIP
4 2 (6.45%) VPN
5 1 (3.23%) Cisco PIX
5 1 (3.23%) DHCP
5 1 (3.23%) DNS
5 1 (3.23%) IPsec
5 1 (3.23%) OSPF
5 1 (3.23%) SAN
5 1 (3.23%) SSL
5 1 (3.23%) VLAN
5 1 (3.23%) WLAN
Development Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Git (software)
1 2 (6.45%) Subversion
2 1 (3.23%) ERwin
2 1 (3.23%) PowerDesigner
2 1 (3.23%) Rational Rose
General
1 10 (32.26%) Law
2 3 (9.68%) Military
3 2 (6.45%) Electronics
4 1 (3.23%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (32.26%) FPGA Engineer
2 5 (16.13%) Principal Engineer
3 3 (9.68%) Graduate
3 3 (9.68%) Support Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Analyst
4 2 (6.45%) Cisco Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Firewall Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Graduate Software Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Support
4 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Network Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Software Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) Graduate 1st Line Support
5 1 (3.23%) Graduate 1st Line Support Analyst
5 1 (3.23%) Graduate Analyst
5 1 (3.23%) Network Deployment Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) Principal Hardware Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) WAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.23%) Apache Camel
1 1 (3.23%) REST
1 1 (3.23%) Spring
1 1 (3.23%) Spring Integration
1 1 (3.23%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 10 (32.26%) Algorithms
1 10 (32.26%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 2 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.45%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.23%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.23%) Driving Licence
3 1 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.90%) Windows
2 2 (6.45%) Embedded Linux
2 2 (6.45%) Linux
2 2 (6.45%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (45.16%) Service Delivery
2 10 (32.26%) Coaching
2 10 (32.26%) Customer Requirements
2 10 (32.26%) FPGA Design
2 10 (32.26%) ITIL
2 10 (32.26%) Video Processing
3 9 (29.03%) Data Cleansing
4 8 (25.81%) Service Management
5 4 (12.90%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (12.90%) Change Management
6 3 (9.68%) Load Balancing
6 3 (9.68%) Network Architecture
6 3 (9.68%) Software Engineering
6 3 (9.68%) UML
7 2 (6.45%) Configuration Management
7 2 (6.45%) Mathematics
7 2 (6.45%) Physics
7 2 (6.45%) Problem Management
7 2 (6.45%) Scrum
7 2 (6.45%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 13 (41.94%) C
2 3 (9.68%) MATLAB
3 2 (6.45%) Bash Shell
3 2 (6.45%) C++
3 2 (6.45%) PowerShell
3 2 (6.45%) Python
4 1 (3.23%) Java
Qualifications
1 20 (64.52%) SC Cleared
2 4 (12.90%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (12.90%) Degree
3 3 (9.68%) CCIE
3 3 (9.68%) HND
4 2 (6.45%) CCNA
4 2 (6.45%) HNC
5 1 (3.23%) CCDA
5 1 (3.23%) CCDP
5 1 (3.23%) CCNP
5 1 (3.23%) CCSA
5 1 (3.23%) CCSE
5 1 (3.23%) ISEB
5 1 (3.23%) JNCIE
5 1 (3.23%) JNCIP
5 1 (3.23%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (35.48%) DO-254
2 1 (3.23%) Data Quality
2 1 (3.23%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (9.68%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.45%) Forefront TMG
2 2 (6.45%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (6.45%) BMC PATROL
1 2 (6.45%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 4 (12.90%) CheckPoint
1 4 (12.90%) Cisco
1 4 (12.90%) F5
1 4 (12.90%) Juniper
2 3 (9.68%) Avaya
2 3 (9.68%) Forcepoint
2 3 (9.68%) Palo Alto
3 2 (6.45%) Amdocs
3 2 (6.45%) Aruba
3 2 (6.45%) BMC
3 2 (6.45%) Capita
3 2 (6.45%) HP
3 2 (6.45%) IBM
3 2 (6.45%) Nimsoft
3 2 (6.45%) Remedy
3 2 (6.45%) VMware
4 1 (3.23%) Blue Coat
4 1 (3.23%) Hitachi
4 1 (3.23%) Microsoft