Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Clearance
England > London
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 264 222 223
Rank change year-on-year -42 +1 -15
Permanent jobs citing Security Cleared 931 1181 1348
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 1.23% 1.56% 1.52%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.48% 6.49% 5.94%
Number of salaries quoted 649 857 1099
London median annual salary £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.35% +4.55% +6.80%
10th Percentile £31,450 £33,575 £36,250
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £81,250
England median annual salary £46,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -3.16% +5.56% -5.26%

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.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
London
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 16979 18197 22698
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 22.47% 24.05% 25.64%
Number of salaries quoted 12673 15140 18511
London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £53,325
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.14% +6.65%
10th Percentile £30,250 £31,250 £29,750
90th Percentile £87,500 £87,500 £82,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

Security Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Security Cleared in London

Security Cleared
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for Security Cleared in London

Security Cleared
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Security Cleared in London over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

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 21 November 2017. 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 -14 120 £45,000 -21.74% 16
West London -1 77 £52,500 +16.67% 11
South London -21 31 £63,137 +49.32% 32
East London +4 18 £65,000 -10.34% 4
North London -14 16 £32,500 -7.14%
Security Cleared
England

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, IT jobs citing Security Cleared also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the London region with a requirement for Security Cleared.

1 512 (54.99%) SC Cleared
2 377 (40.49%) Agile Software Development
3 212 (22.77%) Java
4 197 (21.16%) DV Cleared
5 192 (20.62%) Linux
6 169 (18.15%) Degree
7 164 (17.62%) Windows
8 159 (17.08%) Finance
9 157 (16.86%) C
10 131 (14.07%) Python
11 129 (13.86%) DevOps
12 128 (13.75%) Continuous Integration
13 121 (13.00%) ITIL
13 121 (13.00%) Scrum
14 117 (12.57%) Cybersecurity
15 116 (12.46%) Test Automation
16 114 (12.24%) SQL
17 109 (11.71%) Open Source
18 108 (11.60%) JavaScript
19 106 (11.39%) Analytical Skills
20 101 (10.85%) Information Security
21 100 (10.74%) TDD
22 92 (9.88%) Jenkins
23 91 (9.77%) Big Data
24 88 (9.45%) HTML
25 85 (9.13%) Hadoop
26 84 (9.02%) Microsoft
27 82 (8.81%) Web Services
28 81 (8.70%) Software Engineering
29 80 (8.59%) Git (software)

Security 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 49 (5.26%) Apache Spark
2 40 (4.30%) Tomcat
3 33 (3.54%) Apache
4 32 (3.44%) SharePoint
5 24 (2.58%) Elasticsearch
5 24 (2.58%) SAS
6 23 (2.47%) JBoss
7 21 (2.26%) WebLogic
8 20 (2.15%) Apache Solr
9 19 (2.04%) IIS
10 13 (1.40%) Confluence
11 11 (1.18%) Documentum
11 11 (1.18%) MS Exchange
11 11 (1.18%) Skype for Business
12 9 (0.97%) SharePoint 2010
13 8 (0.86%) nginx
13 8 (0.86%) WebSphere
14 6 (0.64%) SharePoint 2013
15 5 (0.54%) Apache Pig
16 4 (0.43%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 28 (3.01%) Microsoft Project
2 22 (2.36%) Microsoft Excel
3 19 (2.04%) Microsoft Office
4 15 (1.61%) SPSS
5 9 (0.97%) OmniGraffle
6 4 (0.43%) MS Visio
7 3 (0.32%) GIMP
7 3 (0.32%) InfoPath
7 3 (0.32%) Mathcad
7 3 (0.32%) Photoshop
7 3 (0.32%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 1 (0.11%) XMetaL
Business Applications
1 25 (2.69%) Remedy ITSM
2 7 (0.75%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.75%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (0.43%) Oracle BPM
4 3 (0.32%) Oracle Financials
4 3 (0.32%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 3 (0.32%) SAP BPC
4 3 (0.32%) SAP CO
4 3 (0.32%) SAP FI
4 3 (0.32%) SAP FI/CO
4 3 (0.32%) SAP FSCM
4 3 (0.32%) Sentinel
5 2 (0.21%) iTrent
5 2 (0.21%) ResourceLink
5 2 (0.21%) SAP GTS
5 2 (0.21%) SAP InfiniteInsight
6 1 (0.11%) PeopleSoft HCM
6 1 (0.11%) Primavera
6 1 (0.11%) Remedy AR System
6 1 (0.11%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 72 (7.73%) Amazon AWS
2 46 (4.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (1.61%) Office 365
4 14 (1.50%) IaaS
4 14 (1.50%) SaaS
5 12 (1.29%) PaaS
6 10 (1.07%) Cloud Computing
6 10 (1.07%) Google Cloud Platform
7 7 (0.75%) GitHub
7 7 (0.75%) npm
8 3 (0.32%) AWS CloudFormation
9 2 (0.21%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (0.21%) Oracle Service Cloud
9 2 (0.21%) Slack
10 1 (0.11%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.11%) Azure Data Factory
10 1 (0.11%) BrowserStack
10 1 (0.11%) Datadog
10 1 (0.11%) G Suite
10 1 (0.11%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 61 (6.55%) Firewall
2 45 (4.83%) TCP/IP
3 31 (3.33%) Network Security
4 23 (2.47%) WAN
5 22 (2.36%) Internet
6 21 (2.26%) DNS
7 18 (1.93%) LAN
7 18 (1.93%) VPN
7 18 (1.93%) Wireless
8 16 (1.72%) LDAP
9 15 (1.61%) Cisco ASA
9 15 (1.61%) HTTP
10 11 (1.18%) DHCP
10 11 (1.18%) IPsec
10 11 (1.18%) SAN
11 9 (0.97%) Cisco Wireless
11 9 (0.97%) SSL
12 8 (0.86%) Cisco PIX
12 8 (0.86%) MPLS
13 7 (0.75%) IMAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 91 (9.77%) Big Data
2 85 (9.13%) Hadoop
3 59 (6.34%) NoSQL
4 54 (5.80%) SQL Server
5 36 (3.87%) Relational Database
6 34 (3.65%) MySQL
7 30 (3.22%) MongoDB
8 25 (2.69%) Oracle Database
9 24 (2.58%) PostgreSQL
10 18 (1.93%) Oracle Database 11g
11 17 (1.83%) Spotfire
12 16 (1.72%) Apache Hive
13 15 (1.61%) Sqoop
14 12 (1.29%) Apache Cassandra
14 12 (1.29%) Data Warehouse
14 12 (1.29%) Oracle Exadata
14 12 (1.29%) Oracle ODI
15 11 (1.18%) RDBMS
16 10 (1.07%) Neo4j
17 9 (0.97%) GIS
Development Applications
1 92 (9.88%) Jenkins
2 80 (8.59%) Git (software)
3 68 (7.30%) JIRA
4 61 (6.55%) Selenium
5 49 (5.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 41 (4.40%) Cucumber
7 23 (2.47%) Maven
8 21 (2.26%) JMeter
9 19 (2.04%) JUnit
10 18 (1.93%) Jasmine
11 15 (1.61%) LoadRunner
12 14 (1.50%) Gatling
13 13 (1.40%) Zephyr
14 12 (1.29%) WebDriver
15 11 (1.18%) Mockito
16 10 (1.07%) Mocha
16 10 (1.07%) Subversion
16 10 (1.07%) Visual Studio
17 9 (0.97%) Axure RP
17 9 (0.97%) Protractor
General
1 159 (17.08%) Finance
2 47 (5.05%) Telecoms
3 44 (4.73%) Marketing
4 32 (3.44%) Military
5 30 (3.22%) Manufacturing
6 27 (2.90%) Games
7 24 (2.58%) Electronics
7 24 (2.58%) Law
8 21 (2.26%) Advertising
9 17 (1.83%) Back Office
9 17 (1.83%) Legal
10 16 (1.72%) Aerospace
11 11 (1.18%) Billing
12 8 (0.86%) Retail
13 7 (0.75%) Banking
14 4 (0.43%) Local Government
15 3 (0.32%) Financial Institution
16 2 (0.21%) Publishing
17 1 (0.11%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 153 (16.43%) Developer
2 115 (12.35%) Analyst
3 103 (11.06%) Consultant
4 81 (8.70%) Architect
5 67 (7.20%) Tester
6 51 (5.48%) Java Developer
7 48 (5.16%) DevOps Engineer
8 47 (5.05%) Penetration Tester
9 40 (4.30%) Software Engineer
10 34 (3.65%) Project Manager
11 31 (3.33%) Test Engineer
12 30 (3.22%) Security Consultant
12 30 (3.22%) Senior Tester
13 28 (3.01%) Business Analyst
14 26 (2.79%) Java Engineer
14 26 (2.79%) Senior Penetration Tester
15 25 (2.69%) Support Engineer
16 24 (2.58%) Systems Engineer
17 23 (2.47%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
17 23 (2.47%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (9.45%) HTML
2 82 (8.81%) Web Services
3 72 (7.73%) CSS
4 62 (6.66%) .NET
4 62 (6.66%) Spring
5 60 (6.44%) AngularJS
6 54 (5.80%) HTML5
7 46 (4.94%) Node.js
8 45 (4.83%) REST
9 43 (4.62%) CSS3
10 34 (3.65%) jQuery
11 33 (3.54%) SOAP
12 32 (3.44%) JSON
13 31 (3.33%) Middleware
14 25 (2.69%) Sass
15 24 (2.58%) J2EE
16 22 (2.36%) Java EE
17 20 (2.15%) XML
18 19 (2.04%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 18 (1.93%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 106 (11.39%) Analytical Skills
2 54 (5.80%) User Experience
3 35 (3.76%) Management Information System
4 29 (3.11%) Computer Science
5 26 (2.79%) SCADA
6 24 (2.58%) Data Centre
7 17 (1.83%) Security Operations Centre
8 14 (1.50%) CMDB
8 14 (1.50%) Cyberthreat
9 13 (1.40%) CESG
9 13 (1.40%) Virtual Team
10 12 (1.29%) Replication
11 11 (1.18%) Fat Client
11 11 (1.18%) Linux Command Line
11 11 (1.18%) Thin Client
12 10 (1.07%) Greenfield Project
12 10 (1.07%) PKI
13 7 (0.75%) Algorithms
13 7 (0.75%) Cyber Defence
13 7 (0.75%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 192 (20.62%) Linux
2 164 (17.62%) Windows
3 60 (6.44%) Unix
4 48 (5.16%) Windows Server
5 42 (4.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 33 (3.54%) Windows Server 2008
7 31 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
8 23 (2.47%) Apple iOS
9 20 (2.15%) Android
10 17 (1.83%) CentOS
11 15 (1.61%) Solaris
12 10 (1.07%) Debian
13 9 (0.97%) Oracle Linux
13 9 (0.97%) Ubuntu
14 8 (0.86%) Kali Linux
15 6 (0.64%) Windows 7
16 5 (0.54%) AIX
17 4 (0.43%) CatOS
17 4 (0.43%) Mac OS X
18 3 (0.32%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 377 (40.49%) Agile Software Development
2 129 (13.86%) DevOps
3 128 (13.75%) Continuous Integration
4 121 (13.00%) ITIL
4 121 (13.00%) Scrum
5 117 (12.57%) Cybersecurity
6 116 (12.46%) Test Automation
7 109 (11.71%) Open Source
8 101 (10.85%) Information Security
9 100 (10.74%) TDD
10 81 (8.70%) Software Engineering
11 79 (8.49%) Mentoring
12 76 (8.16%) Analytics
12 76 (8.16%) Project Management
13 73 (7.84%) Stakeholder Management
14 64 (6.87%) Service Delivery
15 63 (6.77%) Configuration Management
16 62 (6.66%) BDD
17 59 (6.34%) Data Analytics
17 59 (6.34%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 212 (22.77%) Java
2 157 (16.86%) C
3 131 (14.07%) Python
4 114 (12.24%) SQL
5 108 (11.60%) JavaScript
6 68 (7.30%) Bash Shell
7 64 (6.87%) Ruby
8 63 (6.77%) C#
9 51 (5.48%) PHP
10 43 (4.62%) Scala
11 33 (3.54%) C++
12 28 (3.01%) PowerShell
12 28 (3.01%) R
13 23 (2.47%) Perl
14 16 (1.72%) MATLAB
14 16 (1.72%) PL/SQL
15 14 (1.50%) Groovy
16 9 (0.97%) Korn
16 9 (0.97%) Objective-C
16 9 (0.97%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 512 (54.99%) SC Cleared
2 197 (21.16%) DV Cleared
3 169 (18.15%) Degree
4 44 (4.73%) CISSP
5 38 (4.08%) Cisco Certification
6 37 (3.97%) CTC Cleared
7 33 (3.54%) CREST Certified
8 31 (3.33%) CISM
9 24 (2.58%) ISTQB
10 23 (2.47%) CCNA
11 19 (2.04%) CCNP
11 19 (2.04%) ISEB
11 19 (2.04%) SANS
12 18 (1.93%) CESG Certified Professional
12 18 (1.93%) CHECK Team Leader
13 16 (1.72%) Computer Science Degree
13 16 (1.72%) GIAC
14 14 (1.50%) CHECK Team Member
15 12 (1.29%) Cyber Scheme
15 12 (1.29%) Tigerscheme
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (3.97%) SLA
2 32 (3.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 25 (2.69%) Data Quality
3 25 (2.69%) GDPR
4 17 (1.83%) PCI DSS
5 14 (1.50%) Disclosure Scotland
6 13 (1.40%) PMO
7 12 (1.29%) QA
8 6 (0.64%) WCAG
9 5 (0.54%) SAS 70
10 3 (0.32%) ISO 9001
10 3 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 2 (0.21%) COBIT
11 2 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 1 (0.11%) Def Stans
12 1 (0.11%) DO-178B
12 1 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 12207
12 1 (0.11%) MiFID
12 1 (0.11%) MISRA
12 1 (0.11%) MISRA C
System Software
1 62 (6.66%) VMware Infrastructure
2 49 (5.26%) Docker
3 37 (3.97%) Active Directory
4 21 (2.26%) Virtual Machines
5 11 (1.18%) Apache Flume
6 8 (0.86%) Hyper-V
7 7 (0.75%) Dovecot
8 6 (0.64%) VMware ESXi
9 5 (0.54%) pfSense
9 5 (0.54%) VMware NSX
10 4 (0.43%) Forefront TMG
10 4 (0.43%) HDFS
10 4 (0.43%) ISA Server
10 4 (0.43%) Terminal Services
10 4 (0.43%) VMware Workstation
10 4 (0.43%) XenApp
11 3 (0.32%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 3 (0.32%) KVM
11 3 (0.32%) Snort
11 3 (0.32%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 54 (5.80%) Puppet
2 44 (4.73%) Opscode Chef
3 31 (3.33%) Ansible
4 22 (2.36%) Kubernetes
5 14 (1.50%) Terraform
6 12 (1.29%) Control-M
7 9 (0.97%) SCOrch
8 8 (0.86%) Nagios
9 7 (0.75%) HP Quality Center
9 7 (0.75%) SCOM
10 6 (0.64%) logstash
10 6 (0.64%) Packer
10 6 (0.64%) SCCM
10 6 (0.64%) WSUS
11 5 (0.54%) Docker Swarm
11 5 (0.54%) EMC NetWorker
11 5 (0.54%) FortiGate
11 5 (0.54%) Nessus
11 5 (0.54%) Red Hat Spacewalk
12 4 (0.43%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 84 (9.02%) Microsoft
2 72 (7.73%) VMware
3 70 (7.52%) Oracle
4 46 (4.94%) Cisco
5 39 (4.19%) Red Hat
6 35 (3.76%) SAP
7 32 (3.44%) Citrix
8 31 (3.33%) Remedy
9 24 (2.58%) Cloudera
9 24 (2.58%) HP
10 23 (2.47%) Xerox
11 21 (2.26%) CheckPoint
11 21 (2.26%) F5
11 21 (2.26%) Juniper
12 16 (1.72%) Google
12 16 (1.72%) Splunk
13 15 (1.61%) EMC
13 15 (1.61%) Palo Alto
14 14 (1.50%) Hortonworks
14 14 (1.50%) Tableau