Period
to 26 July 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for DV Cleared qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 26 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Developed Vetting (DV) Clearance
England > London
6 months to
26 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 532 370 490
Rank change year-on-year -162 +120 +158
Permanent jobs citing DV Cleared 158 198 284
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 0.35% 0.67% 0.49%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.97% 3.34% 2.36%
Number of salaries quoted 126 139 197
10th Percentile £39,625 £38,000 £37,500
25th Percentile £43,750 £45,000 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £57,500 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year - +9.52% +5.00%
75th Percentile £74,750 £67,500 £72,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £78,000 £90,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +0.96% +13.04%

DV 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 London with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
London
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 8,015 5,925 12,057
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 17.87% 20.17% 20.85%
Number of salaries quoted 5,091 4,489 9,177
10th Percentile £37,500 £35,000 £31,250
25th Percentile £48,750 £46,250 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% +4.35%
75th Percentile £85,000 £80,750 £80,000
90th Percentile £100,000 £101,250 £96,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

DV Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing DV Cleared as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for DV Cleared in London

DV Cleared
Salary Trend in London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing DV Cleared in London.

Salary trend for DV Cleared in London

DV Cleared
Salary Histogram in London

Salary distribution for jobs citing DV Cleared in London over the 6 months to 26 July 2021.

Salary histogram for DV Cleared in London

DV Cleared
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DV Cleared within the London region over the 6 months to 26 July 2021. 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
Central London +12 37 £65,000 +13.04% 4
South London +2 3 £80,000 +23.08%
West London -26 1 - - 1
DV Cleared
England

For the 6 months to 26 July 2021, IT jobs citing DV 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 London region with a requirement for DV Cleared.

1 158 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 82 (51.90%) SC Cleared
3 52 (32.91%) Agile Software Development
4 50 (31.65%) C
5 37 (23.42%) Python
6 36 (22.78%) Cybersecurity
7 34 (21.52%) Linux
8 30 (18.99%) Public Sector
9 28 (17.72%) Systems Engineering
10 27 (17.09%) Social Skills
11 26 (16.46%) Analytics
12 25 (15.82%) Law
12 25 (15.82%) Software Engineering
13 24 (15.19%) DevOps
14 23 (14.56%) Degree
14 23 (14.56%) Firewall
14 23 (14.56%) Windows
14 23 (14.56%) ITIL
15 22 (13.92%) Cisco Certification
15 22 (13.92%) VMware Infrastructure
15 22 (13.92%) VMware
15 22 (13.92%) Ansible
16 21 (13.29%) Big Data
16 21 (13.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
16 21 (13.29%) Cisco
17 20 (12.66%) JavaScript
17 20 (12.66%) SQL
17 20 (12.66%) Infrastructure Engineering
18 19 (12.03%) Enterprise Architecture
19 18 (11.39%) Change Management

DV Cleared
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 9 (5.70%) SharePoint
2 7 (4.43%) Elasticsearch
3 6 (3.80%) Skype for Business
4 5 (3.16%) Apache Spark
4 5 (3.16%) Confluence
5 4 (2.53%) IIS
6 3 (1.90%) ArcGIS
6 3 (1.90%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (1.27%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.63%) SAS
8 1 (0.63%) WebLogic
Applications
1 6 (3.80%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.27%) Gephi
3 1 (0.63%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.63%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.63%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 11 (6.96%) AWS
2 8 (5.06%) Azure
3 5 (3.16%) SaaS
4 3 (1.90%) AWS CloudFormation
4 3 (1.90%) Power Platform
5 2 (1.27%) GitHub
5 2 (1.27%) IaaS
5 2 (1.27%) PaaS
6 1 (0.63%) Azure Data Factory
6 1 (0.63%) Azure Stack
6 1 (0.63%) BlazeMeter
6 1 (0.63%) GCP
6 1 (0.63%) OpenShift
6 1 (0.63%) Snowflake
Communications & Networking
1 23 (14.56%) Firewall
2 12 (7.59%) DNS
3 11 (6.96%) Cisco ASA
3 11 (6.96%) VPN
4 10 (6.33%) DHCP
4 10 (6.33%) TCP/IP
5 6 (3.80%) Network Security
5 6 (3.80%) SNMP
5 6 (3.80%) VoIP
6 5 (3.16%) Cisco Firepower
6 5 (3.16%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 5 (3.16%) Reverse Proxy
7 4 (2.53%) Internet
7 4 (2.53%) X.509
8 2 (1.27%) Cisco PIX
8 2 (1.27%) Ethernet
8 2 (1.27%) HTTP
8 2 (1.27%) Intrusion Detection
8 2 (1.27%) MPLS
8 2 (1.27%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (13.29%) Big Data
2 9 (5.70%) MongoDB
3 8 (5.06%) SQL Server
4 5 (3.16%) NoSQL
5 4 (2.53%) Tableau
6 3 (1.90%) Hadoop
6 3 (1.90%) Impala
6 3 (1.90%) Power BI
7 2 (1.27%) Apache Hive
7 2 (1.27%) Data Mining
7 2 (1.27%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.27%) OLAP
7 2 (1.27%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.63%) Amazon Redshift
8 1 (0.63%) GIS
8 1 (0.63%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.63%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.63%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.63%) PowerCenter
8 1 (0.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 12 (7.59%) Jenkins
2 7 (4.43%) Git (software)
2 7 (4.43%) JIRA
3 6 (3.80%) JMeter
4 5 (3.16%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 5 (3.16%) GitLab
4 5 (3.16%) NeoLoad
5 3 (1.90%) Bitbucket
5 3 (1.90%) Selenium
6 2 (1.27%) Bitbucket Server
6 2 (1.27%) git-flow
6 2 (1.27%) Rational Rhapsody
7 1 (0.63%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.63%) eggPlant
7 1 (0.63%) LoadRunner
7 1 (0.63%) Maven
7 1 (0.63%) Postman
7 1 (0.63%) REST Assured
7 1 (0.63%) SoapUI
7 1 (0.63%) The Grinder
General
1 30 (18.99%) Public Sector
2 27 (17.09%) Social Skills
3 25 (15.82%) Law
4 16 (10.13%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (5.70%) Aerospace
6 8 (5.06%) Legal
7 6 (3.80%) Back Office
7 6 (3.80%) Publishing
8 5 (3.16%) Finance
8 5 (3.16%) Local Government
8 5 (3.16%) Police
9 4 (2.53%) Marketing
9 4 (2.53%) Military
9 4 (2.53%) Public Speaking
10 3 (1.90%) Documentation Skills
10 3 (1.90%) Organisational Skills
10 3 (1.90%) Presentation Skills
11 2 (1.27%) Games
11 2 (1.27%) Inclusion and Diversity
11 2 (1.27%) Retail
Job Titles
1 38 (24.05%) Consultant
2 17 (10.76%) Architect
3 16 (10.13%) Developer
4 14 (8.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 11 (6.96%) Network Engineer
6 10 (6.33%) Security Consultant
6 10 (6.33%) Software Developer
7 9 (5.70%) DevOps Engineer
7 9 (5.70%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 7 (4.43%) Analyst
8 7 (4.43%) Technical Consultant
9 6 (3.80%) Business Architect
9 6 (3.80%) Data Consultant
9 6 (3.80%) Data Engineer
9 6 (3.80%) Software Engineer
10 5 (3.16%) Business Analyst
10 5 (3.16%) Data Scientist
10 5 (3.16%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
10 5 (3.16%) Senior Consultant
10 5 (3.16%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (10.76%) React
2 11 (6.96%) CSS
2 11 (6.96%) HTML
3 8 (5.06%) CSS3
3 8 (5.06%) HTML5
4 7 (4.43%) Kafka
5 6 (3.80%) Node.js
6 4 (2.53%) .NET
7 3 (1.90%) ADO.NET
7 3 (1.90%) ASP.NET
7 3 (1.90%) Elastic Stack
7 3 (1.90%) jQuery
7 3 (1.90%) Spring
7 3 (1.90%) Spring Boot
7 3 (1.90%) TensorFlow
8 2 (1.27%) NumPy
8 2 (1.27%) PyTorch
8 2 (1.27%) REST
8 2 (1.27%) scikit-learn
8 2 (1.27%) SciPy
Miscellaneous
1 10 (6.33%) PKI
2 8 (5.06%) Self-Motivation
3 6 (3.80%) Management Information System
4 4 (2.53%) Algorithms
4 4 (2.53%) Client/Server
4 4 (2.53%) Internet of Things
4 4 (2.53%) User Experience
5 3 (1.90%) Cyberattack
5 3 (1.90%) Data Centre
5 3 (1.90%) Enterprise Storage
5 3 (1.90%) Hybrid Cloud
5 3 (1.90%) Linked Data
5 3 (1.90%) Private Cloud
5 3 (1.90%) Semantic Web
6 2 (1.27%) CESG
6 2 (1.27%) Cyber Kill Chain
6 2 (1.27%) EMC VNX
6 2 (1.27%) Linux Command Line
6 2 (1.27%) Robotics
6 2 (1.27%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 34 (21.52%) Linux
2 23 (14.56%) Windows
3 7 (4.43%) CentOS
4 4 (2.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (2.53%) Windows 10
4 4 (2.53%) Windows Server
4 4 (2.53%) Windows Server 2016
5 2 (1.27%) Solaris
5 2 (1.27%) Windows Server 2019
6 1 (0.63%) Fedora
6 1 (0.63%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.63%) Unix
6 1 (0.63%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.63%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.63%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (32.91%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (22.78%) Cybersecurity
3 28 (17.72%) Systems Engineering
4 26 (16.46%) Analytics
5 25 (15.82%) Software Engineering
6 24 (15.19%) DevOps
7 23 (14.56%) ITIL
8 21 (13.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 20 (12.66%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 19 (12.03%) Enterprise Architecture
11 18 (11.39%) Change Management
12 16 (10.13%) Business Development
13 15 (9.49%) Customer Requirements
13 15 (9.49%) Scrum
13 15 (9.49%) Stakeholder Management
14 14 (8.86%) Machine Learning
14 14 (8.86%) Visualisation
15 13 (8.23%) Problem-Solving
16 12 (7.59%) Mentoring
16 12 (7.59%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 50 (31.65%) C
2 37 (23.42%) Python
3 20 (12.66%) JavaScript
3 20 (12.66%) SQL
4 14 (8.86%) Bash Shell
5 9 (5.70%) PowerShell
6 8 (5.06%) C#
6 8 (5.06%) Java
7 5 (3.16%) Go
7 5 (3.16%) R
8 4 (2.53%) Perl
9 3 (1.90%) Ruby
10 2 (1.27%) Groovy
10 2 (1.27%) Java 8
11 1 (0.63%) C++
11 1 (0.63%) Java 11
11 1 (0.63%) TypeScript
11 1 (0.63%) VB
Qualifications
1 158 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 82 (51.90%) SC Cleared
3 23 (14.56%) Degree
4 22 (13.92%) Cisco Certification
5 15 (9.49%) CCNA
6 13 (8.23%) CISSP
7 8 (5.06%) Microsoft Certification
8 7 (4.43%) SANS
9 6 (3.80%) CCENT
9 6 (3.80%) CCNP
9 6 (3.80%) CESG Certified Professional
9 6 (3.80%) CISM
10 4 (2.53%) CompTIA Security+
10 4 (2.53%) HNC
10 4 (2.53%) PCI QSA
11 3 (1.90%) AWS Certification
11 3 (1.90%) MCSE
11 3 (1.90%) Network+ Certification
11 3 (1.90%) PhD
11 3 (1.90%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.43%) QA
2 6 (3.80%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 6 (3.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (3.80%) JSP 440
2 6 (3.80%) NCSC
3 5 (3.16%) RMADS
4 4 (2.53%) GDPR
4 4 (2.53%) Government Security Classifications
4 4 (2.53%) ISO/IEC 27005
4 4 (2.53%) NIST
4 4 (2.53%) NIST 800
4 4 (2.53%) PA-DSS
4 4 (2.53%) PCI DSS
5 2 (1.27%) PMO
System Software
1 22 (13.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (10.76%) Active Directory
3 10 (6.33%) Forefront TMG
4 9 (5.70%) Docker
5 6 (3.80%) Hyper-V
5 6 (3.80%) Terminal Services
5 6 (3.80%) VMware NSX
5 6 (3.80%) VMware Workstation
5 6 (3.80%) XenApp
6 2 (1.27%) Apache Flume
6 2 (1.27%) Virtual Desktop
6 2 (1.27%) vSphere
6 2 (1.27%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.63%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.63%) NFS
7 1 (0.63%) Samba
7 1 (0.63%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.63%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.63%) Xen
Systems Management
1 22 (13.92%) Ansible
2 12 (7.59%) SCOM
3 11 (6.96%) Kubernetes
4 10 (6.33%) Terraform
5 8 (5.06%) Puppet
5 8 (5.06%) SCCM
6 6 (3.80%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 6 (3.80%) MOM
6 6 (3.80%) WSUS
7 5 (3.16%) Kibana
8 3 (1.90%) Opscode Chef
8 3 (1.90%) Prometheus
9 2 (1.27%) Consul
9 2 (1.27%) Grafana
9 2 (1.27%) NetBackup
9 2 (1.27%) Oozie
9 2 (1.27%) Packer
10 1 (0.63%) HP Quality Center
10 1 (0.63%) OpenNMS
10 1 (0.63%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 22 (13.92%) VMware
2 21 (13.29%) Cisco
3 15 (9.49%) Microsoft
4 14 (8.86%) Juniper
5 12 (7.59%) F5
6 11 (6.96%) McAfee
7 10 (6.33%) Red Hat
8 9 (5.70%) Citrix
9 6 (3.80%) Atlassian
10 5 (3.16%) BiZZdesign
10 5 (3.16%) Forcepoint
11 4 (2.53%) BT
12 3 (1.90%) ESRI
12 3 (1.90%) Oracle
12 3 (1.90%) SolarWinds
12 3 (1.90%) Sparx
13 2 (1.27%) Splunk
13 2 (1.27%) Symantec
13 2 (1.27%) WSO2
14 1 (0.63%) Palo Alto