Period
to 25 June 2018

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 25 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Clearance
England > London
6 months to
25 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 250 240 206
Rank change year-on-year -10 -34 -24
Permanent jobs citing Security Cleared 974 1,029 1,445
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 1.39% 1.46% 1.76%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.00% 6.23% 6.97%
Number of salaries quoted 676 762 998
London median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% -4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £34,000 £28,750 £37,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £88,625 £86,250
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +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 16,232 16,517 20,723
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 23.13% 23.46% 25.29%
Number of salaries quoted 12,200 13,039 17,305
London median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% - +4.76%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £92,500 £87,500 £86,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% -4.26% +4.44%

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 25 June 2018.

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 25 June 2018. 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 -54 113 £55,000 +37.50% 64
South London +25 75 £45,000 -28.85% 26
West London +4 67 £56,500 +2.73% 22
North London +2 10 £55,000 +69.23% 1
East London -20 8 £73,750 +309.72% 8
Security Cleared
England

For the 6 months to 25 June 2018, IT jobs citing Security 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 Security Cleared.

1 520 (53.39%) SC Cleared
2 385 (39.53%) Agile Software Development
3 222 (22.79%) Java
4 191 (19.61%) DV Cleared
5 187 (19.20%) C
6 181 (18.58%) SQL
7 172 (17.66%) Software Engineering
8 170 (17.45%) Degree
9 167 (17.15%) Windows
10 162 (16.63%) Cybersecurity
11 156 (16.02%) Linux
12 151 (15.50%) Analytical Skills
13 135 (13.86%) Finance
14 134 (13.76%) Amazon AWS
15 132 (13.55%) Python
16 130 (13.35%) DevOps
17 128 (13.14%) Problem-Solving
18 123 (12.63%) Scrum
19 104 (10.68%) Stakeholder Management
20 102 (10.47%) Oracle
20 102 (10.47%) Analytics
21 100 (10.27%) Project Management
22 99 (10.16%) Jenkins
23 97 (9.96%) ITIL
24 95 (9.75%) TDD
24 95 (9.75%) Test Automation
25 94 (9.65%) Mentoring
26 93 (9.55%) Open Source
27 92 (9.45%) Selenium
28 90 (9.24%) C#

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 48 (4.93%) Apache Spark
2 35 (3.59%) Elasticsearch
3 17 (1.75%) Apache Solr
4 15 (1.54%) Confluence
5 13 (1.33%) Tomcat
6 11 (1.13%) JBoss
7 10 (1.03%) MS Exchange
7 10 (1.03%) SharePoint
7 10 (1.03%) Skype for Business
8 8 (0.82%) Apache Pig
9 6 (0.62%) Documentum
9 6 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2010
9 6 (0.62%) NetWeaver
9 6 (0.62%) SAS
10 5 (0.51%) WebSphere
11 4 (0.41%) CMS
11 4 (0.41%) WebSphere Portal
12 3 (0.31%) Apache
12 3 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2007
12 3 (0.31%) Mule
Applications
1 21 (2.16%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (0.92%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 8 (0.82%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (0.82%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (0.41%) Microsoft Project
5 3 (0.31%) Stata
6 2 (0.21%) GIMP
6 2 (0.21%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.21%) Revit
7 1 (0.10%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 9 (0.92%) Oracle EBS
2 7 (0.72%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 7 (0.72%) Remedy ITSM
3 5 (0.51%) Oracle Financials
4 3 (0.31%) Oracle BPM
5 2 (0.21%) Actimize
5 2 (0.21%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.21%) SAP ERP
5 2 (0.21%) SAP MDG
5 2 (0.21%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 134 (13.76%) Amazon AWS
2 85 (8.73%) Microsoft Azure
3 55 (5.65%) PaaS
4 30 (3.08%) IaaS
5 28 (2.87%) Google Cloud Platform
6 21 (2.16%) Office 365
6 21 (2.16%) SaaS
7 13 (1.33%) Serverless
8 12 (1.23%) Slack
9 10 (1.03%) Cloud Computing
10 8 (0.82%) Amazon EMR
10 8 (0.82%) Azure Data Factory
11 7 (0.72%) G Suite
11 7 (0.72%) IBM Cloud
12 6 (0.62%) Amazon S3
12 6 (0.62%) AWS CloudFormation
13 5 (0.51%) Amazon EC2
13 5 (0.51%) Amazon SageMaker
14 4 (0.41%) Azure Machine Learning
15 3 (0.31%) BrowserStack
Communications & Networking
1 85 (8.73%) Firewall
2 47 (4.83%) TCP/IP
3 18 (1.85%) DNS
3 18 (1.85%) Internet
4 17 (1.75%) DHCP
5 14 (1.44%) WAN
6 13 (1.33%) Network Security
7 12 (1.23%) HTTP
8 11 (1.13%) Cisco ASA
8 11 (1.13%) LAN
8 11 (1.13%) VPN
9 9 (0.92%) Wireless
10 8 (0.82%) SSL
10 8 (0.82%) VoIP
11 7 (0.72%) Cisco PIX
11 7 (0.72%) Ethernet
12 6 (0.62%) Cisco Nexus
13 5 (0.51%) IPsec
14 4 (0.41%) Intranet
14 4 (0.41%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (7.29%) Hadoop
2 61 (6.26%) Big Data
3 56 (5.75%) SQL Server
4 37 (3.80%) Relational Database
5 36 (3.70%) MongoDB
6 32 (3.29%) NoSQL
7 30 (3.08%) Oracle Database
8 29 (2.98%) PostgreSQL
9 22 (2.26%) Apache Hive
10 21 (2.16%) Apache Accumulo
10 21 (2.16%) Data Warehouse
10 21 (2.16%) MySQL
11 20 (2.05%) RDBMS
12 19 (1.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 17 (1.75%) GIS
14 16 (1.64%) Neo4j
14 16 (1.64%) Oracle Database 10g
14 16 (1.64%) Oracle Database 11g
14 16 (1.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 15 (1.54%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 99 (10.16%) Jenkins
2 92 (9.45%) Selenium
3 79 (8.11%) Git (software)
4 68 (6.98%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 66 (6.78%) JIRA
6 45 (4.62%) Cucumber
7 37 (3.80%) JMeter
8 22 (2.26%) SoapUI
9 20 (2.05%) Gatling
9 20 (2.05%) Vagrant
10 19 (1.95%) Maven
11 18 (1.85%) Visual Studio
12 16 (1.64%) Buildbot
12 16 (1.64%) Ranorex
12 16 (1.64%) Subversion
12 16 (1.64%) WATIR
13 15 (1.54%) LoadRunner
13 15 (1.54%) WebDriver
14 14 (1.44%) GitLab
14 14 (1.44%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 135 (13.86%) Finance
2 44 (4.52%) Marketing
3 31 (3.18%) Retail
4 30 (3.08%) Military
5 24 (2.46%) Telecoms
6 23 (2.36%) Advertising
7 20 (2.05%) Legal
8 17 (1.75%) Games
9 16 (1.64%) Banking
10 15 (1.54%) Manufacturing
11 14 (1.44%) Billing
12 10 (1.03%) Back Office
13 7 (0.72%) Law
14 5 (0.51%) Local Government
15 4 (0.41%) French Language
15 4 (0.41%) German Language
15 4 (0.41%) Italian Language
16 3 (0.31%) Aerospace
16 3 (0.31%) Electronics
17 2 (0.21%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 143 (14.68%) Consultant
2 139 (14.27%) Developer
3 133 (13.66%) Analyst
4 129 (13.24%) Architect
5 83 (8.52%) Tester
6 69 (7.08%) Java Developer
7 61 (6.26%) Software Engineer
8 45 (4.62%) Security Consultant
8 45 (4.62%) Solutions Architect
9 42 (4.31%) Business Analyst
9 42 (4.31%) Software Developer
10 36 (3.70%) Java Engineer
10 36 (3.70%) Security Architect
11 35 (3.59%) Automation Tester
12 32 (3.29%) Penetration Tester
13 29 (2.98%) Security Analyst
14 28 (2.87%) Java Software Developer
15 26 (2.67%) Project Manager
16 25 (2.57%) DevOps Engineer
17 24 (2.46%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (7.80%) Web Services
2 44 (4.52%) HTML
3 42 (4.31%) Spring
4 41 (4.21%) .NET
5 38 (3.90%) CSS
6 32 (3.29%) XML
7 30 (3.08%) HTML5
7 30 (3.08%) J2EE
7 30 (3.08%) Java EE
8 29 (2.98%) jQuery
9 27 (2.77%) Node.js
9 27 (2.77%) REST
10 26 (2.67%) Hibernate
11 25 (2.57%) CSS3
12 22 (2.26%) Kafka
12 22 (2.26%) Middleware
13 20 (2.05%) AngularJS
13 20 (2.05%) JSON
14 18 (1.85%) React
15 16 (1.64%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 151 (15.50%) Analytical Skills
2 52 (5.34%) Computer Science
3 49 (5.03%) Management Information System
4 45 (4.62%) User Experience
5 34 (3.49%) Self-Motivation
6 26 (2.67%) Smartphone
7 25 (2.57%) Driving Licence
8 24 (2.46%) PKI
9 23 (2.36%) Data Centre
9 23 (2.36%) Greenfield Project
10 21 (2.16%) Cyberattack
11 14 (1.44%) CMDB
12 12 (1.23%) Fat Client
12 12 (1.23%) Linux Command Line
12 12 (1.23%) Replication
12 12 (1.23%) Thin Client
13 10 (1.03%) Fintech
14 9 (0.92%) Cyber Kill Chain
14 9 (0.92%) Cyberthreat
15 8 (0.82%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 167 (17.15%) Windows
2 156 (16.02%) Linux
3 45 (4.62%) Windows Server
4 39 (4.00%) Unix
5 38 (3.90%) Windows 10
6 33 (3.39%) Windows Server 2008
7 31 (3.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 28 (2.87%) Windows Server 2012
9 16 (1.64%) Android
9 16 (1.64%) Windows 7
10 15 (1.54%) Apple iOS
11 11 (1.13%) CentOS
11 11 (1.13%) Solaris
12 7 (0.72%) Ubuntu
13 6 (0.62%) Mac OS X
13 6 (0.62%) Windows Server 2003
14 4 (0.41%) Windows 8
15 3 (0.31%) Debian
15 3 (0.31%) Kali Linux
15 3 (0.31%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 385 (39.53%) Agile Software Development
2 172 (17.66%) Software Engineering
3 162 (16.63%) Cybersecurity
4 130 (13.35%) DevOps
5 128 (13.14%) Problem-Solving
6 123 (12.63%) Scrum
7 104 (10.68%) Stakeholder Management
8 102 (10.47%) Analytics
9 100 (10.27%) Project Management
10 97 (9.96%) ITIL
11 95 (9.75%) TDD
11 95 (9.75%) Test Automation
12 94 (9.65%) Mentoring
13 93 (9.55%) Open Source
14 89 (9.14%) Continuous Integration
15 86 (8.83%) SDLC
16 78 (8.01%) Information Security
17 69 (7.08%) Service Delivery
18 67 (6.88%) Migration
19 63 (6.47%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 222 (22.79%) Java
2 187 (19.20%) C
3 181 (18.58%) SQL
4 132 (13.55%) Python
5 90 (9.24%) C#
6 85 (8.73%) JavaScript
7 75 (7.70%) Ruby
8 56 (5.75%) Bash Shell
9 55 (5.65%) PHP
10 47 (4.83%) C++
11 40 (4.11%) PL/SQL
12 39 (4.00%) Perl
13 36 (3.70%) Scala
14 30 (3.08%) PowerShell
15 15 (1.54%) Java 8
16 9 (0.92%) VB.NET
17 8 (0.82%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
17 8 (0.82%) Objective-C
17 8 (0.82%) R
18 6 (0.62%) XPath
Qualifications
1 520 (53.39%) SC Cleared
2 191 (19.61%) DV Cleared
3 170 (17.45%) Degree
4 49 (5.03%) Cisco Certification
5 45 (4.62%) CISSP
6 36 (3.70%) CREST Certified
7 34 (3.49%) CCNA
8 30 (3.08%) Computer Science Degree
9 29 (2.98%) CISM
10 24 (2.46%) CCNP
10 24 (2.46%) SANS
11 18 (1.85%) GIAC
12 16 (1.64%) ISEB
12 16 (1.64%) MCSE
12 16 (1.64%) Microsoft Certification
13 14 (1.44%) ISTQB
14 13 (1.33%) CHECK Team Leader
14 13 (1.33%) Linux+ Certification
14 13 (1.33%) Numerate Degree
15 12 (1.23%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (4.31%) QA
2 35 (3.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 32 (3.29%) GDPR
4 27 (2.77%) Data Quality
5 18 (1.85%) PCI DSS
6 12 (1.23%) PMO
7 7 (0.72%) COBIT
7 7 (0.72%) JSP 440
8 6 (0.62%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 5 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 3 (0.31%) Government Security Classifications
10 3 (0.31%) ISO 9001
10 3 (0.31%) SLA
11 2 (0.21%) NIST 800
11 2 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 2 (0.21%) Solvency II
12 1 (0.10%) Cyber Essentials
12 1 (0.10%) FATCA
12 1 (0.10%) ISAE 3402
12 1 (0.10%) PSD2
System Software
1 82 (8.42%) Docker
2 60 (6.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 44 (4.52%) Active Directory
4 23 (2.36%) Hyper-V
5 16 (1.64%) Apache Flume
5 16 (1.64%) vSphere
6 14 (1.44%) VirtualBox
6 14 (1.44%) VMware ESXi
7 13 (1.33%) HDFS
8 9 (0.92%) Virtual Machines
8 9 (0.92%) XenApp
9 8 (0.82%) VMware NSX
9 8 (0.82%) VMware Workstation
10 7 (0.72%) Forefront TMG
10 7 (0.72%) Terminal Services
11 5 (0.51%) Snort
12 4 (0.41%) ProxySG
13 3 (0.31%) pfSense
14 2 (0.21%) XenDesktop
15 1 (0.10%) Samba
Systems Management
1 49 (5.03%) Puppet
2 45 (4.62%) Kubernetes
3 38 (3.90%) Ansible
4 33 (3.39%) Opscode Chef
5 25 (2.57%) Terraform
6 15 (1.54%) HP Quality Center
7 14 (1.44%) Docker Swarm
8 9 (0.92%) SCCM
9 8 (0.82%) SCOM
9 8 (0.82%) WSUS
10 7 (0.72%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 7 (0.72%) MOM
10 7 (0.72%) Salt
11 5 (0.51%) Nessus
12 4 (0.41%) Ambari
12 4 (0.41%) FortiGate
12 4 (0.41%) Nagios
12 4 (0.41%) Packer
12 4 (0.41%) Single Sign-On
13 3 (0.31%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 102 (10.47%) Oracle
2 85 (8.73%) Microsoft
3 70 (7.19%) VMware
4 49 (5.03%) Cisco
5 46 (4.72%) Google
6 35 (3.59%) SAP
7 34 (3.49%) IBM
8 30 (3.08%) Dell
9 29 (2.98%) Cloudera
10 28 (2.87%) HP
10 28 (2.87%) Red Hat
11 27 (2.77%) Citrix
12 23 (2.36%) F5
13 22 (2.26%) McAfee
14 18 (1.85%) CheckPoint
15 17 (1.75%) Splunk
16 15 (1.54%) Juniper
17 14 (1.44%) Adobe
17 14 (1.44%) CA Agile Central
17 14 (1.44%) Hortonworks