Period
to 18 October 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 18 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Developed Vetting (DV) Clearance
England > London
6 months to
18 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 658 364 522
Rank change year-on-year -294 +158 +40
Permanent jobs citing DV Cleared 71 111 228
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 0.14% 0.57% 0.42%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.81% 2.85% 2.08%
Number of salaries quoted 60 95 185
10th Percentile £46,125 £41,250 £37,500
25th Percentile £51,250 £46,875 £38,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £57,500 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +13.04% +9.52% -4.55%
75th Percentile £75,500 £67,500 £68,750
90th Percentile £93,750 £79,000 £75,000
England median annual salary £56,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% +5.00% +5.26%

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 8,733 3,890 10,986
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 17.35% 20.09% 20.09%
Number of salaries quoted 5,403 3,100 8,357
10th Percentile £37,500 £37,500 £31,250
25th Percentile £48,750 £47,750 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year - +8.33% -
75th Percentile £85,000 £83,750 £78,750
90th Percentile £100,000 £110,000 £96,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -

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 18 October 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 18 October 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 -55 16 £62,500 -32.80% 3
West London - 1 - - 5
DV Cleared
England

For the 6 months to 18 October 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 71 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 45 (63.38%) SC Cleared
3 24 (33.80%) Social Skills
4 20 (28.17%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (26.76%) C
6 17 (23.94%) Public Sector
7 16 (22.54%) Cybersecurity
7 16 (22.54%) ITIL
7 16 (22.54%) Law
8 15 (21.13%) Analytics
9 14 (19.72%) Systems Engineering
9 14 (19.72%) Windows
9 14 (19.72%) Linux
10 13 (18.31%) Software Engineering
11 12 (16.90%) Enterprise Architecture
11 12 (16.90%) Python
11 12 (16.90%) Cisco
11 12 (16.90%) Cisco Certification
11 12 (16.90%) Change Management
12 11 (15.49%) Firewall
13 10 (14.08%) Information Security
13 10 (14.08%) VPN
13 10 (14.08%) Juniper
14 9 (12.68%) Red Hat
14 9 (12.68%) CCNA
14 9 (12.68%) Bash Shell
14 9 (12.68%) Customer Requirements
14 9 (12.68%) Ansible
14 9 (12.68%) Analytical Skills
15 8 (11.27%) CentOS

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 5 (7.04%) SharePoint
2 4 (5.63%) IIS
2 4 (5.63%) Skype for Business
3 2 (2.82%) Confluence
3 2 (2.82%) MS Exchange
3 2 (2.82%) SAS
3 2 (2.82%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.41%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.23%) AWS
1 3 (4.23%) Azure
2 2 (2.82%) Power Platform
3 1 (1.41%) BlazeMeter
3 1 (1.41%) GCP
3 1 (1.41%) IaaS
3 1 (1.41%) OpenShift
3 1 (1.41%) PaaS
3 1 (1.41%) SaaS
3 1 (1.41%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 11 (15.49%) Firewall
2 10 (14.08%) VPN
3 8 (11.27%) SNMP
3 8 (11.27%) VoIP
4 6 (8.45%) TCP/IP
5 5 (7.04%) DHCP
5 5 (7.04%) DNS
6 3 (4.23%) Network Security
7 2 (2.82%) Internet
7 2 (2.82%) Intrusion Detection
8 1 (1.41%) BGP
8 1 (1.41%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (1.41%) Intranet
8 1 (1.41%) iSCSI
8 1 (1.41%) LAN
8 1 (1.41%) OSPF
8 1 (1.41%) SAN
8 1 (1.41%) VSAN
8 1 (1.41%) WAN
8 1 (1.41%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.63%) Big Data
1 4 (5.63%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.23%) Tableau
3 2 (2.82%) Power BI
4 1 (1.41%) Impala
4 1 (1.41%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.41%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.41%) OLAP
4 1 (1.41%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.41%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (1.41%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.41%) Qlik Sense
4 1 (1.41%) QlikView
4 1 (1.41%) Spotfire
4 1 (1.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (4.23%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.82%) JIRA
3 1 (1.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (1.41%) Bitbucket
3 1 (1.41%) Cucumber
3 1 (1.41%) eggPlant
3 1 (1.41%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.41%) JMeter
3 1 (1.41%) LoadRunner
3 1 (1.41%) Maven
3 1 (1.41%) Postman
3 1 (1.41%) REST Assured
3 1 (1.41%) SoapUI
3 1 (1.41%) The Grinder
General
1 24 (33.80%) Social Skills
2 17 (23.94%) Public Sector
3 16 (22.54%) Law
4 9 (12.68%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (7.04%) Finance
6 4 (5.63%) Back Office
6 4 (5.63%) Military
7 3 (4.23%) Aerospace
7 3 (4.23%) Inclusion and Diversity
7 3 (4.23%) Police
8 2 (2.82%) Arabic Language
8 2 (2.82%) Banking
8 2 (2.82%) Marketing
8 2 (2.82%) Presentation Skills
8 2 (2.82%) Public Speaking
9 1 (1.41%) Documentation Skills
9 1 (1.41%) Influencing Skills
9 1 (1.41%) Organisational Skills
9 1 (1.41%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (22.54%) Consultant
2 8 (11.27%) Network Engineer
3 7 (9.86%) Architect
3 7 (9.86%) Developer
4 6 (8.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (8.45%) Security Consultant
5 5 (7.04%) Analyst
6 4 (5.63%) Coordinator
6 4 (5.63%) Security Assurance Coordinator
6 4 (5.63%) Senior Consultant
7 3 (4.23%) Business Analyst
7 3 (4.23%) Cybersecurity Consultant
7 3 (4.23%) Senior Manager
7 3 (4.23%) Software Developer
8 2 (2.82%) Business Architect
8 2 (2.82%) C# Developer
8 2 (2.82%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 2 (2.82%) Junior
8 2 (2.82%) Strategy Consultant
8 2 (2.82%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.04%) .NET
2 4 (5.63%) ASP.NET
2 4 (5.63%) CSS
2 4 (5.63%) HTML
3 3 (4.23%) React
4 2 (2.82%) .NET Core
4 2 (2.82%) ADO.NET
4 2 (2.82%) ASP.NET Core
4 2 (2.82%) CSS3
4 2 (2.82%) Entity Framework
4 2 (2.82%) HTML5
4 2 (2.82%) jQuery
4 2 (2.82%) LINQ
5 1 (1.41%) Elastic Stack
5 1 (1.41%) Gherkin
5 1 (1.41%) Java EE
5 1 (1.41%) Middleware
5 1 (1.41%) MXNet
5 1 (1.41%) Spring
5 1 (1.41%) TensorFlow
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.45%) CESG
1 6 (8.45%) Management Information System
2 4 (5.63%) CESG CLAS
2 4 (5.63%) Cyberthreat
2 4 (5.63%) User Experience
3 3 (4.23%) PKI
4 2 (2.82%) Cyberattack
5 1 (1.41%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.41%) Cloud Native
5 1 (1.41%) Clustering
5 1 (1.41%) Cyber Kill Chain
5 1 (1.41%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.41%) EMC VNX
5 1 (1.41%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (1.41%) Legacy Code
5 1 (1.41%) Robotics
5 1 (1.41%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 14 (19.72%) Linux
1 14 (19.72%) Windows
2 8 (11.27%) CentOS
3 3 (4.23%) Unix
3 3 (4.23%) Windows 10
4 2 (2.82%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.41%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.41%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.41%) Windows Server 2016
5 1 (1.41%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (28.17%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (22.54%) Cybersecurity
2 16 (22.54%) ITIL
3 15 (21.13%) Analytics
4 14 (19.72%) Systems Engineering
5 13 (18.31%) Software Engineering
6 12 (16.90%) Change Management
6 12 (16.90%) Enterprise Architecture
7 10 (14.08%) Information Security
8 9 (12.68%) Customer Requirements
9 8 (11.27%) Business Development
9 8 (11.27%) Workflow
10 7 (9.86%) Information Assurance
10 7 (9.86%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 7 (9.86%) Risk Management
10 7 (9.86%) Stakeholder Management
11 6 (8.45%) Continuous Improvement
11 6 (8.45%) Creative Thinking
11 6 (8.45%) DevOps
11 6 (8.45%) Target Operating Model
Programming Languages
1 19 (26.76%) C
2 12 (16.90%) Python
3 9 (12.68%) Bash Shell
4 7 (9.86%) SQL
5 6 (8.45%) C#
6 5 (7.04%) JavaScript
7 3 (4.23%) Java
8 2 (2.82%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.41%) C++
9 1 (1.41%) Java 11
9 1 (1.41%) Java 8
9 1 (1.41%) Perl
9 1 (1.41%) R
9 1 (1.41%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 71 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 45 (63.38%) SC Cleared
3 12 (16.90%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (12.68%) CCNA
5 8 (11.27%) CCENT
5 8 (11.27%) CISSP
6 7 (9.86%) CESG Certified Professional
7 6 (8.45%) CISM
7 6 (8.45%) Degree
8 4 (5.63%) CLAS
8 4 (5.63%) GIAC
8 4 (5.63%) HNC
9 2 (2.82%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 2 (2.82%) CISA
9 2 (2.82%) CompTIA Security+
9 2 (2.82%) CREST Certified
9 2 (2.82%) IISP
9 2 (2.82%) OSCP
9 2 (2.82%) SANS
9 2 (2.82%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (11.27%) JSP 440
2 6 (8.45%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 5 (7.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (7.04%) RMADS
4 4 (5.63%) QA
5 2 (2.82%) PMO
6 1 (1.41%) NCSC
System Software
1 8 (11.27%) Active Directory
2 5 (7.04%) Forefront TMG
2 5 (7.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.82%) BitLocker
3 2 (2.82%) Hyper-V
3 2 (2.82%) Terminal Services
4 1 (1.41%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (1.41%) NFS
4 1 (1.41%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (1.41%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (1.41%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.41%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (1.41%) vSphere
4 1 (1.41%) XenApp
4 1 (1.41%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 9 (12.68%) Ansible
2 7 (9.86%) SCCM
2 7 (9.86%) SCOM
3 4 (5.63%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 4 (5.63%) MOM
4 2 (2.82%) EnCase
4 2 (2.82%) FTK
5 1 (1.41%) FortiGate
5 1 (1.41%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (1.41%) Kibana
5 1 (1.41%) Kubernetes
5 1 (1.41%) NetBackup
5 1 (1.41%) WSUS
Vendors
1 12 (16.90%) Cisco
2 10 (14.08%) Juniper
3 9 (12.68%) Red Hat
4 8 (11.27%) Microsoft
5 6 (8.45%) VMware
6 3 (4.23%) Citrix
6 3 (4.23%) F5
7 2 (2.82%) BT
7 2 (2.82%) Cellebrite
8 1 (1.41%) Atlassian
8 1 (1.41%) Brocade
8 1 (1.41%) CheckPoint
8 1 (1.41%) HP
8 1 (1.41%) McAfee
8 1 (1.41%) MicroStrategy
8 1 (1.41%) NetApp
8 1 (1.41%) Oracle
8 1 (1.41%) SolarWinds
8 1 (1.41%) Symantec
8 1 (1.41%) TIBCO