Period
to 20 April 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 20 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Developed Vetting (DV) Clearance
England > London
6 months to
20 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 357 445 501
Rank change year-on-year +88 +56 +198
Permanent jobs citing DV Cleared 215 238 282
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 0.69% 0.52% 0.46%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.72% 2.70% 2.16%
Number of salaries quoted 169 168 169
10th Percentile £41,250 £38,000 £37,500
25th Percentile £45,000 £43,375 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.55% - +8.44%
75th Percentile £74,000 £67,500 £78,750
90th Percentile £82,100 £75,375 £105,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £52,000
% change year-on-year +9.52% +0.96% +15.56%

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 5,773 8,802 13,077
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 18.51% 19.40% 21.53%
Number of salaries quoted 4,388 6,769 9,774
10th Percentile £38,000 £32,000 £31,250
25th Percentile £50,000 £42,740 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year +8.33% - +4.35%
75th Percentile £83,750 £77,500 £77,500
90th Percentile £97,500 £95,000 £95,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +2.04%

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 20 April 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 20 April 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 +71 28 £67,500 +17.39% 12
South London - 19 £62,500 - 2
West London +57 6 - - 4
DV Cleared
England

For the 6 months to 20 April 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.

1 215 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 115 (53.49%) SC Cleared
3 74 (34.42%) Agile Software Development
4 67 (31.16%) C
5 49 (22.79%) Cybersecurity
6 47 (21.86%) Python
7 44 (20.47%) Linux
8 37 (17.21%) Degree
9 34 (15.81%) Public Sector
10 33 (15.35%) Analytics
11 32 (14.88%) DevOps
11 32 (14.88%) AWS
12 31 (14.42%) Jenkins
13 29 (13.49%) Test Automation
13 29 (13.49%) Systems Engineering
14 28 (13.02%) Project Management
15 27 (12.56%) Big Data
16 26 (12.09%) Stakeholder Engagement
17 25 (11.63%) JavaScript
18 24 (11.16%) Selenium
19 23 (10.70%) Software Engineering
19 23 (10.70%) Stakeholder Management
19 23 (10.70%) VMware
19 23 (10.70%) VMware Infrastructure
20 22 (10.23%) JMeter
20 22 (10.23%) Business Development
20 22 (10.23%) JIRA
21 21 (9.77%) Scrum
22 20 (9.30%) Law
22 20 (9.30%) SQL

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 17 (7.91%) Confluence
2 7 (3.26%) Elasticsearch
2 7 (3.26%) SharePoint
3 6 (2.79%) ArcGIS
4 4 (1.86%) Apache Spark
4 4 (1.86%) JBoss
4 4 (1.86%) MS Exchange
5 3 (1.40%) IIS
6 2 (0.93%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.47%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.47%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (2.33%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.40%) SPSS
3 2 (0.93%) Gephi
3 2 (0.93%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.47%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.47%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 32 (14.88%) AWS
2 15 (6.98%) Azure
3 5 (2.33%) SaaS
4 4 (1.86%) AWS CloudFormation
5 3 (1.40%) BlazeMeter
5 3 (1.40%) Power Platform
6 2 (0.93%) Amazon Cognito
6 2 (0.93%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.93%) GitHub
6 2 (0.93%) IaaS
6 2 (0.93%) PaaS
7 1 (0.47%) Azure Data Factory
7 1 (0.47%) Azure Stack
7 1 (0.47%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 16 (7.44%) Firewall
2 10 (4.65%) Cisco ASA
3 8 (3.72%) Internet
4 7 (3.26%) DNS
5 6 (2.79%) Network Security
6 5 (2.33%) Cisco Firepower
6 5 (2.33%) DHCP
6 5 (2.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 5 (2.33%) Reverse Proxy
6 5 (2.33%) TCP/IP
7 3 (1.40%) Cisco IOS
7 3 (1.40%) LAN
7 3 (1.40%) SAN
7 3 (1.40%) VPN
7 3 (1.40%) WAN
7 3 (1.40%) X.509
8 2 (0.93%) Ethernet
8 2 (0.93%) HTTP
8 2 (0.93%) MPLS
8 2 (0.93%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (12.56%) Big Data
2 12 (5.58%) MongoDB
3 7 (3.26%) NoSQL
4 5 (2.33%) Data Mining
4 5 (2.33%) SQL Server
5 4 (1.86%) MySQL
6 3 (1.40%) Hadoop
6 3 (1.40%) Power BI
6 3 (1.40%) Tableau
7 2 (0.93%) Apache Hive
7 2 (0.93%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (0.93%) Impala
7 2 (0.93%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (0.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.47%) Amazon Redshift
8 1 (0.47%) GIS
8 1 (0.47%) OLAP
8 1 (0.47%) PowerCenter
8 1 (0.47%) QlikView
8 1 (0.47%) Snowflake Schema
Development Applications
1 31 (14.42%) Jenkins
2 24 (11.16%) Selenium
3 22 (10.23%) JIRA
3 22 (10.23%) JMeter
4 19 (8.84%) NeoLoad
5 13 (6.05%) LoadRunner
5 13 (6.05%) SilkPerformer
6 12 (5.58%) HP UFT
7 9 (4.19%) Git (software)
7 9 (4.19%) Rational DOORS
8 5 (2.33%) GitLab
9 4 (1.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 4 (1.86%) Cucumber
9 4 (1.86%) Eclipse
10 3 (1.40%) eggPlant
10 3 (1.40%) WebDriver
11 2 (0.93%) CodeSonar
11 2 (0.93%) git-flow
11 2 (0.93%) GoogleTest
11 2 (0.93%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 34 (15.81%) Public Sector
2 20 (9.30%) Law
3 10 (4.65%) Finance
3 10 (4.65%) Legal
3 10 (4.65%) Local Government
4 8 (3.72%) Aerospace
4 8 (3.72%) Marketing
5 6 (2.79%) Police
5 6 (2.79%) Publishing
6 5 (2.33%) Games
7 4 (1.86%) Retail
8 2 (0.93%) Back Office
8 2 (0.93%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.47%) Automotive
9 1 (0.47%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 48 (22.33%) Consultant
2 24 (11.16%) Developer
3 19 (8.84%) Architect
4 18 (8.37%) Test Engineer
5 17 (7.91%) Analyst
6 15 (6.98%) Business Analyst
6 15 (6.98%) Senior Test Engineer
7 14 (6.51%) Performance Engineer
7 14 (6.51%) Performance Test Engineer
7 14 (6.51%) Software Developer
8 13 (6.05%) Security Consultant
9 12 (5.58%) Senior Performance Engineer
10 11 (5.12%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 10 (4.65%) Data Scientist
11 10 (4.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 9 (4.19%) DevOps Engineer
12 9 (4.19%) Technical Consultant
13 7 (3.26%) Data Engineer
13 7 (3.26%) Strategy Consultant
14 6 (2.79%) Information Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (6.05%) Node.js
2 10 (4.65%) CSS
2 10 (4.65%) HTML
3 9 (4.19%) CSS3
3 9 (4.19%) HTML5
4 7 (3.26%) Kafka
4 7 (3.26%) React
5 5 (2.33%) Spring
5 5 (2.33%) Spring Boot
6 4 (1.86%) Gherkin
7 3 (1.40%) Anaconda
7 3 (1.40%) AngularJS
7 3 (1.40%) COM
7 3 (1.40%) Sass
8 2 (0.93%) ActiveMQ
8 2 (0.93%) Apache Flex
8 2 (0.93%) Elastic Stack
8 2 (0.93%) PyTorch
8 2 (0.93%) scikit-learn
8 2 (0.93%) TensorFlow
Miscellaneous
1 19 (8.84%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (6.51%) Management Information System
3 10 (4.65%) Algorithms
4 9 (4.19%) Self-Motivation
5 8 (3.72%) Cyberthreat
5 8 (3.72%) Internet of Things
5 8 (3.72%) PKI
6 7 (3.26%) User Experience
7 6 (2.79%) Client/Server
7 6 (2.79%) Linked Data
7 6 (2.79%) Semantic Web
8 5 (2.33%) Data Structures
9 3 (1.40%) Augmented Reality
9 3 (1.40%) Cyberattack
9 3 (1.40%) Data Centre
9 3 (1.40%) Hybrid Cloud
9 3 (1.40%) Organisational Skills
9 3 (1.40%) Private Cloud
9 3 (1.40%) Robotics
10 2 (0.93%) Analytical Mindset
Operating Systems
1 44 (20.47%) Linux
2 20 (9.30%) Windows
3 3 (1.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (1.40%) Windows Server
3 3 (1.40%) Windows Server 2016
4 2 (0.93%) Solaris
4 2 (0.93%) Windows 10
4 2 (0.93%) Windows Server 2019
5 1 (0.47%) Android
5 1 (0.47%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.47%) CentOS
5 1 (0.47%) Fedora
5 1 (0.47%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.47%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.47%) Windows Phone
5 1 (0.47%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.47%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (34.42%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (22.79%) Cybersecurity
3 33 (15.35%) Analytics
4 32 (14.88%) DevOps
5 29 (13.49%) Systems Engineering
5 29 (13.49%) Test Automation
6 28 (13.02%) Project Management
7 26 (12.09%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 23 (10.70%) Software Engineering
8 23 (10.70%) Stakeholder Management
9 22 (10.23%) Business Development
10 21 (9.77%) Scrum
11 20 (9.30%) Open Source
11 20 (9.30%) Visualisation
12 19 (8.84%) Performance Testing
13 18 (8.37%) Business Transformation
13 18 (8.37%) Configuration Management
13 18 (8.37%) Machine Learning
14 17 (7.91%) Business Analysis
14 17 (7.91%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 67 (31.16%) C
2 47 (21.86%) Python
3 25 (11.63%) JavaScript
4 20 (9.30%) Java
4 20 (9.30%) SQL
5 11 (5.12%) C#
6 9 (4.19%) Bash Shell
7 8 (3.72%) PowerShell
7 8 (3.72%) R
8 6 (2.79%) Go
9 4 (1.86%) C++
9 4 (1.86%) Java 8
10 3 (1.40%) Perl
11 2 (0.93%) Groovy
11 2 (0.93%) Ruby
12 1 (0.47%) TypeScript
12 1 (0.47%) VB
Qualifications
1 215 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 115 (53.49%) SC Cleared
3 37 (17.21%) Degree
4 15 (6.98%) Cisco Certification
5 14 (6.51%) CISSP
6 11 (5.12%) Microsoft Certification
7 9 (4.19%) CCNA
7 9 (4.19%) SANS
8 8 (3.72%) CESG Certified Professional
9 7 (3.26%) CISM
9 7 (3.26%) MCSE
10 6 (2.79%) PCI QSA
11 5 (2.33%) CCNP
12 4 (1.86%) AWS Certification
12 4 (1.86%) CompTIA Security+
13 3 (1.40%) GIAC
13 3 (1.40%) Linux+ Certification
13 3 (1.40%) Network+ Certification
13 3 (1.40%) PhD
13 3 (1.40%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.72%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 8 (3.72%) JSP 440
1 8 (3.72%) QA
2 7 (3.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (3.26%) NCSC
2 7 (3.26%) RMADS
3 6 (2.79%) GDPR
3 6 (2.79%) Government Security Classifications
3 6 (2.79%) ISO/IEC 27005
3 6 (2.79%) NIST
3 6 (2.79%) NIST 800
3 6 (2.79%) PA-DSS
3 6 (2.79%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.93%) PMO
5 1 (0.47%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 15288
System Software
1 23 (10.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (5.58%) Docker
3 10 (4.65%) Active Directory
4 6 (2.79%) Hyper-V
4 6 (2.79%) VMware NSX
5 5 (2.33%) Firmware
5 5 (2.33%) Forefront TMG
5 5 (2.33%) Terminal Services
5 5 (2.33%) VMware Workstation
5 5 (2.33%) XenApp
6 2 (0.93%) Apache Flume
6 2 (0.93%) vSphere
7 1 (0.47%) NFS
7 1 (0.47%) Samba
7 1 (0.47%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (0.47%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.47%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.47%) Xen
7 1 (0.47%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 16 (7.44%) Ansible
2 13 (6.05%) Kubernetes
3 11 (5.12%) Terraform
4 9 (4.19%) Puppet
5 6 (2.79%) SCOM
6 5 (2.33%) WSUS
7 4 (1.86%) Kibana
7 4 (1.86%) Opscode Chef
8 3 (1.40%) Prometheus
9 2 (0.93%) Consul
9 2 (0.93%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 2 (0.93%) Grafana
9 2 (0.93%) MOM
9 2 (0.93%) Oozie
9 2 (0.93%) Packer
9 2 (0.93%) SCCM
10 1 (0.47%) Nagios
10 1 (0.47%) NetBackup
10 1 (0.47%) OpenNMS
10 1 (0.47%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 23 (10.70%) VMware
2 15 (6.98%) Cisco
3 14 (6.51%) Microsoft
4 10 (4.65%) F5
4 10 (4.65%) McAfee
5 7 (3.26%) Oracle
6 6 (2.79%) Citrix
6 6 (2.79%) Juniper
7 5 (2.33%) Atlassian
7 5 (2.33%) BiZZdesign
7 5 (2.33%) Forcepoint
8 3 (1.40%) ESRI
8 3 (1.40%) Red Hat
8 3 (1.40%) Sparx
9 2 (0.93%) BT
9 2 (0.93%) CA
9 2 (0.93%) SolarWinds
9 2 (0.93%) Splunk
9 2 (0.93%) WSO2
10 1 (0.47%) Alteryx