Period
to 22 October 2019

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 22 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Developed Vetting (DV) Clearance
England > London
6 months to
22 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 492 542 630
Rank change year-on-year +50 +88 -124
Permanent jobs citing DV Cleared 230 275 235
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.42% 0.40% 0.32%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.10% 1.81% 1.40%
Number of salaries quoted 172 133 152
London median annual salary £54,000 £55,000 £54,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.82% +0.92% -9.17%
10th Percentile £37,500 £37,500 £30,650
90th Percentile £75,000 £87,500 £81,125
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -10.00%

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 10,969 15,162 16,828
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 20.09% 22.28% 22.68%
Number of salaries quoted 8,237 11,304 12,481
London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £56,250
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% +2.27%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,000 £30,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £95,000 £88,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +2.15%

DV Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for DV Cleared in London

DV Cleared
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for DV Cleared in London

DV Cleared
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing DV Cleared in London over the 6 months to 22 October 2019.

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 22 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
Central London +19 32 £47,500 -13.64% 5
West London +18 25 £40,000 - 8
South London - 4 £92,500 - 2
East London +30 1 £82,000 -
DV Cleared
England

For the 6 months to 22 October 2019, 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.

1 230 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 99 (43.04%) SC Cleared
3 72 (31.30%) C
4 61 (26.52%) Agile Software Development
5 47 (20.43%) Software Engineering
6 44 (19.13%) Java
7 41 (17.83%) Cybersecurity
8 37 (16.09%) Degree
9 35 (15.22%) Continuous Improvement
10 33 (14.35%) Windows
11 30 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
12 29 (12.61%) JavaScript
12 29 (12.61%) Project Management
12 29 (12.61%) Change Management
13 27 (11.74%) DevOps
14 26 (11.30%) JMeter
14 26 (11.30%) Programme Management
15 25 (10.87%) Performance Testing
15 25 (10.87%) Big Data
16 24 (10.43%) Stakeholder Management
17 23 (10.00%) LoadRunner
18 22 (9.57%) Spring
18 22 (9.57%) SilkPerformer
18 22 (9.57%) Machine Learning
18 22 (9.57%) NeoLoad
18 22 (9.57%) Public Sector
19 21 (9.13%) Data Science
20 20 (8.70%) Computer Science
20 20 (8.70%) ITIL
20 20 (8.70%) Translating Business Requirements

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 10 (4.35%) Elasticsearch
2 6 (2.61%) Apache Spark
2 6 (2.61%) IIS
3 2 (0.87%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.43%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (0.43%) JBoss
4 1 (0.43%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.43%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.43%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (2.61%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (1.74%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 4 (1.74%) Microsoft Project
2 4 (1.74%) Spreadsheet
3 3 (1.30%) AutoCAD
4 2 (0.87%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.43%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.43%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.91%) AWS
2 7 (3.04%) Azure
3 2 (0.87%) Dynamics 365
3 2 (0.87%) GCP
3 2 (0.87%) OpenShift
4 1 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.43%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.91%) Internet
1 9 (3.91%) TCP/IP
2 7 (3.04%) Broadband
2 7 (3.04%) DNS
2 7 (3.04%) VPN
2 7 (3.04%) WAN
3 6 (2.61%) ISDN
3 6 (2.61%) Network Security
4 5 (2.17%) Firewall
5 3 (1.30%) LAN
6 2 (0.87%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.43%) BGP
7 1 (0.43%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (0.43%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (0.43%) MPLS
7 1 (0.43%) OSPF
7 1 (0.43%) RSVP
7 1 (0.43%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (10.87%) Big Data
2 9 (3.91%) NoSQL
3 7 (3.04%) Oracle Reports
4 6 (2.61%) Hadoop
5 5 (2.17%) Relational Database
6 4 (1.74%) MongoDB
7 3 (1.30%) Apache Accumulo
7 3 (1.30%) SQL Server
8 2 (0.87%) MySQL
9 1 (0.43%) Data Lake
9 1 (0.43%) Impala
9 1 (0.43%) Neo4j
9 1 (0.43%) OrientDB
9 1 (0.43%) Power BI
9 1 (0.43%) QlikView
9 1 (0.43%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 26 (11.30%) JMeter
2 23 (10.00%) LoadRunner
3 22 (9.57%) NeoLoad
3 22 (9.57%) SilkPerformer
4 17 (7.39%) Selenium
5 12 (5.22%) Jenkins
5 12 (5.22%) JUnit
6 11 (4.78%) Git (software)
6 11 (4.78%) Mockito
7 10 (4.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 8 (3.48%) JIRA
9 4 (1.74%) GitLab
10 3 (1.30%) Bitbucket Server
10 3 (1.30%) WATIR
11 2 (0.87%) Bitbucket
11 2 (0.87%) Cucumber
11 2 (0.87%) git-flow
11 2 (0.87%) Subversion
12 1 (0.43%) Maven
12 1 (0.43%) Visual Studio
General
1 22 (9.57%) Public Sector
2 17 (7.39%) Finance
3 9 (3.91%) Military
3 9 (3.91%) Retail
4 7 (3.04%) Police
5 4 (1.74%) Manufacturing
5 4 (1.74%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.30%) Local Government
7 2 (0.87%) Electronics
7 2 (0.87%) Games
7 2 (0.87%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 28 (12.17%) Analyst
2 27 (11.74%) Software Engineer
3 25 (10.87%) Developer
4 24 (10.43%) Test Engineer
5 22 (9.57%) Performance Engineer
5 22 (9.57%) Performance Test Engineer
5 22 (9.57%) Senior Performance Engineer
5 22 (9.57%) Senior Test Engineer
6 21 (9.13%) Business Change Manager
6 21 (9.13%) Business Manager
6 21 (9.13%) Change Manager
7 18 (7.83%) Consultant
8 15 (6.52%) Systems Manager
9 14 (6.09%) IT Manager
9 14 (6.09%) IT Support
9 14 (6.09%) IT Support Manager
9 14 (6.09%) Java Developer
9 14 (6.09%) Support Manager
9 14 (6.09%) Systems Support
9 14 (6.09%) Systems Support Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (9.57%) Spring
2 13 (5.65%) AngularJS
2 13 (5.65%) React
2 13 (5.65%) REST
3 12 (5.22%) Apache Camel
3 12 (5.22%) CSS
3 12 (5.22%) HTML
4 11 (4.78%) Spring Integration
5 9 (3.91%) J2EE
5 9 (3.91%) Node.js
6 7 (3.04%) JMS
7 6 (2.61%) CSS3
7 6 (2.61%) HTML5
8 5 (2.17%) .NET
8 5 (2.17%) ASP.NET
8 5 (2.17%) Web Services
9 4 (1.74%) Elastic Stack
9 4 (1.74%) jQuery
9 4 (1.74%) Kafka
9 4 (1.74%) Sensu
Miscellaneous
1 30 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (3.04%) User Experience
3 4 (1.74%) Management Information System
3 4 (1.74%) Self-Motivation
4 3 (1.30%) Data Centre
5 2 (0.87%) Cybercrime
5 2 (0.87%) Cyberthreat
6 1 (0.43%) Blog
6 1 (0.43%) Cyberattack
6 1 (0.43%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (0.43%) Internet of Things
6 1 (0.43%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (0.43%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 33 (14.35%) Windows
2 19 (8.26%) Linux
3 15 (6.52%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (1.30%) CentOS
4 3 (1.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (1.30%) Unix
5 2 (0.87%) Android
5 2 (0.87%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.87%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.43%) AIX
6 1 (0.43%) Debian
6 1 (0.43%) Fedora
6 1 (0.43%) Solaris
6 1 (0.43%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (26.52%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (20.43%) Software Engineering
3 41 (17.83%) Cybersecurity
4 35 (15.22%) Continuous Improvement
5 29 (12.61%) Change Management
5 29 (12.61%) Project Management
6 27 (11.74%) DevOps
7 26 (11.30%) Programme Management
8 25 (10.87%) Performance Testing
9 24 (10.43%) Stakeholder Management
10 22 (9.57%) Machine Learning
11 21 (9.13%) Data Science
12 20 (8.70%) Computer Science
12 20 (8.70%) ITIL
12 20 (8.70%) Translating Business Requirements
13 19 (8.26%) Test Automation
14 18 (7.83%) PRINCE2
15 17 (7.39%) Mentoring
16 16 (6.96%) MVC
16 16 (6.96%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 72 (31.30%) C
2 44 (19.13%) Java
3 29 (12.61%) JavaScript
4 16 (6.96%) Python
5 15 (6.52%) C#
5 15 (6.52%) C++
5 15 (6.52%) SQL
6 7 (3.04%) Ruby
6 7 (3.04%) VB
7 6 (2.61%) Bash Shell
8 5 (2.17%) Go
9 4 (1.74%) Groovy
10 3 (1.30%) Perl
10 3 (1.30%) Scala
10 3 (1.30%) T-SQL
11 2 (0.87%) ES6
12 1 (0.43%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.43%) R
Qualifications
1 230 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 99 (43.04%) SC Cleared
3 37 (16.09%) Degree
4 13 (5.65%) CISSP
5 6 (2.61%) APMP
5 6 (2.61%) CISA
5 6 (2.61%) CRISC
5 6 (2.61%) IISP
6 5 (2.17%) CCNA
6 5 (2.17%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (2.17%) ISTQB
6 5 (2.17%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (1.74%) CISM
7 4 (1.74%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
7 4 (1.74%) MCSE
8 3 (1.30%) CompTIA Security+
8 3 (1.30%) GIAC
8 3 (1.30%) Linux+ Certification
8 3 (1.30%) Network+ Certification
8 3 (1.30%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (1.74%) QA
2 3 (1.30%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.87%) PMO
System Software
1 15 (6.52%) Hyper-V
2 12 (5.22%) Docker
3 7 (3.04%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (0.87%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.43%) NFS
5 1 (0.43%) Samba
5 1 (0.43%) VirtualBox
5 1 (0.43%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.43%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.43%) Xen
Systems Management
1 15 (6.52%) SCCM
1 15 (6.52%) SCOrch
2 11 (4.78%) Kubernetes
3 9 (3.91%) Puppet
4 6 (2.61%) Ansible
5 5 (2.17%) Nagios
6 4 (1.74%) Grafana
6 4 (1.74%) Graphite
6 4 (1.74%) Opsview
6 4 (1.74%) Terraform
7 1 (0.43%) Docker Swarm
7 1 (0.43%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.43%) OpenNMS
7 1 (0.43%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.43%) vCenter Server
7 1 (0.43%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 15 (6.52%) McAfee
2 11 (4.78%) Microsoft
3 9 (3.91%) Google
3 9 (3.91%) Oracle
4 8 (3.48%) Apple
5 6 (2.61%) Cisco
6 5 (2.17%) Juniper
7 4 (1.74%) Capita
8 3 (1.30%) CA Agile Central
8 3 (1.30%) Red Hat
8 3 (1.30%) SolarWinds
8 3 (1.30%) VMware
9 2 (0.87%) Citrix
9 2 (0.87%) SAP
9 2 (0.87%) Tableau
10 1 (0.43%) Dell
10 1 (0.43%) EMC
10 1 (0.43%) Hortonworks
10 1 (0.43%) HP
10 1 (0.43%) NetApp