Security Cleared Jobs in London

Security Clearance
England > London

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for Security Cleared qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 29 May 2024 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

6 months to
29 May 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 56 62 224
Rank change year-on-year +6 +162 -99
Permanent jobs citing Security Cleared 1,080 1,577 1,409
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 4.51% 4.81% 1.96%
As % of the Qualifications category 15.95% 18.12% 9.25%
Number of salaries quoted 686 973 752
10th Percentile £46,250 £45,000 £35,350
25th Percentile £52,750 £52,500 £46,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +7.69% - +4.00%
75th Percentile £86,188 £85,000 £84,063
90th Percentile £95,625 £97,500 £97,500
England median annual salary £57,500 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -4.17% +9.09% -

All Academic and Professional Certifications
London

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 London with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 6,773 8,703 15,225
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 28.25% 26.55% 21.14%
Number of salaries quoted 4,194 5,448 6,754
10th Percentile £35,631 £40,000 £37,545
25th Percentile £47,719 £51,250 £50,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £67,500 £67,500 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year - +3.85% -
75th Percentile £87,500 £90,000 £86,250
90th Percentile £103,750 £112,500 £102,500
England median annual salary £54,399 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -9.34% +9.09% -

Security Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Security Cleared in London

Security Cleared
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for Security Cleared in London

Security Cleared
Salary Histogram in London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Security Cleared in London over the 6 months to 29 May 2024.

Salary histogram for Security Cleared in London

Security 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 Security Cleared within the London region over the 6 months to 29 May 2024. 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
Jobs
Central London 0 177 £61,500 -9.56% 46
South London +28 67 £77,500 +19.23% 30
North London +16 33 £55,000 -
West London -36 10 £37,500 -36.71% 16
East London +5 1 £28,000 -51.30% 8
Security Cleared
England

Security Cleared
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 41 (3.80%) SharePoint
2 27 (2.50%) ArcGIS
2 27 (2.50%) GeoServer
3 23 (2.13%) OpenStack
4 18 (1.67%) Apache
4 18 (1.67%) Microsoft Exchange
5 14 (1.30%) IIS
6 12 (1.11%) JBoss
7 11 (1.02%) Confluence
7 11 (1.02%) Red Hat Fuse
8 9 (0.83%) Tomcat
9 7 (0.65%) Drupal
9 7 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2013
10 6 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2010
11 4 (0.37%) nginx
11 4 (0.37%) WebLogic
12 3 (0.28%) WordPress
13 2 (0.19%) Apache Spark
13 2 (0.19%) BizTalk Server
14 1 (0.093%) Apache Airflow
Applications
1 22 (2.04%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (0.83%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (0.65%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (0.46%) Sketch
5 3 (0.28%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.093%) Adobe XD
6 1 (0.093%) Blender
6 1 (0.093%) InVision
6 1 (0.093%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 20 (1.85%) Remedy ITSM
2 15 (1.39%) NEC Housing
3 10 (0.93%) SAP HR
4 9 (0.83%) SAP S/4HANA
4 9 (0.83%) SAP SCM
5 8 (0.74%) Dynamics CRM
5 8 (0.74%) SAP EWM
5 8 (0.74%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
6 5 (0.46%) Elite 3E
6 5 (0.46%) SAP BPC
6 5 (0.46%) SAP CO
6 5 (0.46%) SAP FI
6 5 (0.46%) SAP FI/CO
7 4 (0.37%) Oracle Payroll
8 3 (0.28%) Maximo
9 2 (0.19%) SAP CRM
9 2 (0.19%) SAP GTS
9 2 (0.19%) SAP SD
9 2 (0.19%) SAP WM
9 2 (0.19%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 257 (23.80%) Azure
2 227 (21.02%) AWS
3 74 (6.85%) Power Platform
4 66 (6.11%) Azure DevOps
5 51 (4.72%) Serverless
6 48 (4.44%) Microsoft 365
7 47 (4.35%) Amazon EKS
8 44 (4.07%) GCP
9 42 (3.89%) Amazon ECS
10 39 (3.61%) Dynamics 365
11 34 (3.15%) Power Automate
11 34 (3.15%) PowerApps
12 27 (2.50%) SaaS
13 21 (1.94%) Entra ID
14 20 (1.85%) Cloud Computing
15 17 (1.57%) PaaS
16 16 (1.48%) AWS CloudFormation
17 14 (1.30%) Amazon CloudWatch
18 11 (1.02%) AWS Lambda
18 11 (1.02%) Azure Functions
Communications & Networking
1 77 (7.13%) Firewall
2 43 (3.98%) WAN
3 42 (3.89%) Internet
4 41 (3.80%) LAN
4 41 (3.80%) VPN
5 21 (1.94%) Network Security
6 17 (1.57%) DNS
7 15 (1.39%) TCP/IP
8 10 (0.93%) SSL
9 8 (0.74%) Structured Cabling
10 6 (0.56%) BGP
11 5 (0.46%) Wireless
12 4 (0.37%) 5G
12 4 (0.37%) GSM
12 4 (0.37%) IPv4
12 4 (0.37%) IPv6
12 4 (0.37%) Radio Access Network
12 4 (0.37%) Remote Desktop
13 3 (0.28%) NetScaler
13 3 (0.28%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (6.11%) PostgreSQL
2 65 (6.02%) Relational Database
3 52 (4.81%) Power BI
4 36 (3.33%) SQL Server
5 30 (2.78%) GIS
6 27 (2.50%) QGIS
7 23 (2.13%) NoSQL
8 22 (2.04%) Oracle Database
9 15 (1.39%) Big Data
10 12 (1.11%) MongoDB
11 10 (0.93%) Tableau
12 9 (0.83%) Data Warehouse
13 7 (0.65%) Amazon RDS
13 7 (0.65%) Elasticsearch
13 7 (0.65%) Metadata
13 7 (0.65%) MySQL
13 7 (0.65%) Oracle Database 12c
14 6 (0.56%) Hadoop
15 5 (0.46%) Qlik Sense
15 5 (0.46%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 77 (7.13%) Jenkins
2 59 (5.46%) Git
3 26 (2.41%) JIRA
4 19 (1.76%) GitLab
4 19 (1.76%) JUnit
5 12 (1.11%) Bitbucket
6 8 (0.74%) Cucumber
6 8 (0.74%) Selenium
7 7 (0.65%) TeamCity
8 6 (0.56%) SonarQube
9 5 (0.46%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 5 (0.46%) Maven
9 5 (0.46%) REST Assured
9 5 (0.46%) Terragrunt
9 5 (0.46%) TestNG
9 5 (0.46%) WebDriver
10 2 (0.19%) Gradle
10 2 (0.19%) Rational DOORS
10 2 (0.19%) Sonatype Nexus
10 2 (0.19%) Visual Studio
General
1 300 (27.78%) Social Skills
2 250 (23.15%) Public Sector
3 116 (10.74%) Finance
4 96 (8.89%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 82 (7.59%) Analytical Skills
6 44 (4.07%) Retail
7 42 (3.89%) Law
8 41 (3.80%) Police
9 32 (2.96%) Presentation Skills
10 29 (2.69%) Military
11 23 (2.13%) Aerospace
12 21 (1.94%) Manufacturing
13 18 (1.67%) Influencing Skills
14 17 (1.57%) Legal
15 16 (1.48%) Local Government
15 16 (1.48%) Telecoms
16 15 (1.39%) Banking
17 13 (1.20%) Marketing
18 12 (1.11%) Pharmaceutical
19 10 (0.93%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 210 (19.44%) Senior
2 188 (17.41%) Architect
3 141 (13.06%) Developer
4 129 (11.94%) Consultant
5 74 (6.85%) Analyst
6 67 (6.20%) Lead
7 66 (6.11%) Software Engineer
8 59 (5.46%) DevOps Engineer
9 55 (5.09%) Solutions Architect
10 54 (5.00%) Technical Architect
11 47 (4.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 39 (3.61%) Java Developer
13 38 (3.52%) Security Consultant
14 37 (3.43%) Systems Engineer
15 34 (3.15%) SAP Consultant
16 33 (3.06%) Project Manager
16 33 (3.06%) Senior Consultant
17 31 (2.87%) Principal Engineer
18 30 (2.78%) Full Stack Developer
19 29 (2.69%) Cybersecurity Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (5.46%) HTML
2 58 (5.37%) .NET
3 52 (4.81%) React
4 50 (4.63%) CSS
5 49 (4.54%) Spring
6 48 (4.44%) Elastic Stack
7 46 (4.26%) Web Services
8 45 (4.17%) REST
9 41 (3.80%) Spring Boot
10 35 (3.24%) Node.js
11 33 (3.06%) AngularJS
12 30 (2.78%) JSON
13 28 (2.59%) XML
14 27 (2.50%) .NET Core
14 27 (2.50%) Leaflet
14 27 (2.50%) OpenLayers
14 27 (2.50%) PostGIS
15 24 (2.22%) Apache Camel
16 19 (1.76%) SOAP
17 18 (1.67%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 61 (5.65%) Product Ownership
2 36 (3.33%) PKI
3 34 (3.15%) Public Cloud
4 29 (2.69%) Cyberattack
4 29 (2.69%) Management Information System
5 24 (2.22%) Distributed Systems
5 24 (2.22%) Self-Motivation
6 21 (1.94%) Onboarding
7 20 (1.85%) Security Operations Centre
8 18 (1.67%) Cyber Kill Chain
9 17 (1.57%) Data Centre
10 16 (1.48%) Cyber Defence
11 15 (1.39%) Driving Licence
11 15 (1.39%) Mainframe
12 14 (1.30%) Operational Technology
13 12 (1.11%) IoT
14 11 (1.02%) Virtual Team
15 10 (0.93%) Cyber Threat
15 10 (0.93%) Legacy Systems
15 10 (0.93%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 159 (14.72%) Windows
2 154 (14.26%) Linux
3 44 (4.07%) Ubuntu
4 43 (3.98%) Windows Server
5 42 (3.89%) VMS
6 24 (2.22%) Unix
7 20 (1.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 9 (0.83%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (0.83%) Windows Server 2012
9 8 (0.74%) Solaris
10 4 (0.37%) CentOS
10 4 (0.37%) Debian
10 4 (0.37%) Windows 7
11 3 (0.28%) Windows Server 2019
12 2 (0.19%) Windows 10
13 1 (0.093%) Data ONTAP
13 1 (0.093%) OpenVMS
13 1 (0.093%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 401 (37.13%) Agile
2 235 (21.76%) DevOps
3 155 (14.35%) Problem-Solving
4 140 (12.96%) Cybersecurity
5 138 (12.78%) Scrum
6 128 (11.85%) CI/CD
7 127 (11.76%) Actionable Insight
8 115 (10.65%) Project Management
9 114 (10.56%) Software Engineering
10 108 (10.00%) Project Delivery
11 104 (9.63%) Mentoring
12 84 (7.78%) Analytics
13 73 (6.76%) Coaching
14 72 (6.67%) SIEM
15 70 (6.48%) Collaborative Culture
15 70 (6.48%) ITIL
16 64 (5.93%) Infrastructure as Code
16 64 (5.93%) Infrastructure Engineering
17 63 (5.83%) Collaborative Working
17 63 (5.83%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 143 (13.24%) JavaScript
2 137 (12.69%) Python
3 100 (9.26%) Java
4 86 (7.96%) SQL
5 66 (6.11%) C#
6 39 (3.61%) Bash
7 32 (2.96%) PowerShell
8 21 (1.94%) Shell Script
9 14 (1.30%) C++
9 14 (1.30%) COBOL
10 11 (1.02%) TypeScript
11 10 (0.93%) Perl
12 8 (0.74%) Groovy
13 7 (0.65%) PHP
14 6 (0.56%) Bicep
14 6 (0.56%) C
15 5 (0.46%) VBA
16 4 (0.37%) Scala
17 3 (0.28%) R
17 3 (0.28%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 614 (56.85%) SC Cleared
2 310 (28.70%) DV Cleared
3 160 (14.81%) Degree
4 47 (4.35%) CISSP
5 44 (4.07%) Azure Certification
6 43 (3.98%) Computer Science Degree
7 42 (3.89%) AWS Certification
8 33 (3.06%) Microsoft Certification
9 32 (2.96%) CTC Cleared
10 31 (2.87%) BPSS Clearance
11 27 (2.50%) Master's Degree
12 26 (2.41%) CISM
13 20 (1.85%) AWS Certified Solutions Architect
14 14 (1.30%) CESG Certified Professional
15 12 (1.11%) CREST Certified
16 11 (1.02%) Cisco Certification
16 11 (1.02%) Oracle Certification
17 10 (0.93%) HNC
17 10 (0.93%) HND
18 9 (0.83%) AWS Certified Developer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (3.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 36 (3.33%) NIST
3 32 (2.96%) QA
4 30 (2.78%) Accessibility
5 17 (1.57%) GDPR
6 15 (1.39%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 14 (1.30%) NCSC
8 13 (1.20%) Data Quality
8 13 (1.20%) PMO
9 10 (0.93%) SLA
10 5 (0.46%) WCAG
11 4 (0.37%) Cyber Essentials
11 4 (0.37%) Def Stans
11 4 (0.37%) ISO 31000
11 4 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 27005
12 3 (0.28%) GRC
12 3 (0.28%) JSP 440
12 3 (0.28%) NIST 800
12 3 (0.28%) PCI DSS
12 3 (0.28%) RMADS
System Software
1 124 (11.48%) Docker
2 92 (8.52%) Active Directory
3 31 (2.87%) VMware Infrastructure
4 18 (1.67%) Hyper-V
5 17 (1.57%) vSphere
6 9 (0.83%) KVM
7 6 (0.56%) Forefront TMG
7 6 (0.56%) VMware Workstation
8 2 (0.19%) Virtual Desktop
8 2 (0.19%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (0.19%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.19%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 133 (12.31%) Terraform
2 115 (10.65%) Kubernetes
3 107 (9.91%) Ansible
4 21 (1.94%) Puppet
5 17 (1.57%) Progress Chef
6 14 (1.30%) Prometheus
7 10 (0.93%) Single Sign-On
8 8 (0.74%) Grafana
8 8 (0.74%) Kibana
8 8 (0.74%) WSUS
9 6 (0.56%) NetBackup
9 6 (0.56%) SCOM
10 5 (0.46%) Packer
11 4 (0.37%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
11 4 (0.37%) HP UCMDB
11 4 (0.37%) Karpenter
11 4 (0.37%) QRadar
12 3 (0.28%) Active Directory Federation Services
12 3 (0.28%) Docker Swarm
12 3 (0.28%) SCCM
Vendors
1 139 (12.87%) Microsoft
2 71 (6.57%) Oracle
3 48 (4.44%) SAP
4 45 (4.17%) VMware
5 36 (3.33%) ServiceNow
6 28 (2.59%) ESRI
7 27 (2.50%) Juniper
8 23 (2.13%) WSO2
9 20 (1.85%) BMC
9 20 (1.85%) Remedy
10 19 (1.76%) Red Hat
11 18 (1.67%) SolarWinds
12 16 (1.48%) Cisco
12 16 (1.48%) Splunk
13 15 (1.39%) Google
13 15 (1.39%) NEC
13 15 (1.39%) Tanium
13 15 (1.39%) Tripwire
14 14 (1.30%) HP
14 14 (1.30%) Unisys