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 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Clearance
England / London
Rank 242 196 169
Rank change year-on-year -46 -27  
Permanent jobs citing Security Cleared 434 731 811
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 1.31% 1.74% 1.92%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.52% 6.75% 7.39%
Number of salaries quoted 327 521 653
Median salary £55,000 £56,816 £53,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.19% +6.19%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £40,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £82,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £46,500
% change year-on-year - -3.22%  

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies advertised in London.

Academic & Professional Certification
London
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 7864 10822 10968
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 23.67% 25.80% 25.97%
Number of salaries quoted 6366 8962 8934
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +10.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £34,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

Security Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London citing Security Cleared as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

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 3 months to 26 March 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 3 months to 26 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +24 49 £42,500 -22.72% 28
Hammersmith +6 19 £55,000 +4.76% 1
Lewisham - 15 £18,000 -
Croydon +11 12 £60,750 +268.18% 7
Canary Wharf -8 3 £42,500 -34.61%
Greenford +1 2 £57,500 +15.00%
Heathrow - 2 £42,500 -
Uxbridge +6 1 £16,500 -68.57%
Chiswick - 1 £70,000 -
Feltham - 1 £40,000 - 2
Surbiton - 1 £46,000 - 3
Security Cleared
England

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 March 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.

1 472 (53.64%) SC Cleared
2 243 (27.61%) DV Cleared
3 218 (24.77%) Agile Software Development
4 186 (21.14%) Java
5 182 (20.68%) Linux
6 160 (18.18%) Information Security
7 152 (17.27%) Degree
8 141 (16.02%) Windows
9 138 (15.68%) Cybersecurity
10 127 (14.43%) ITIL
11 119 (13.52%) Firewall
12 114 (12.95%) Microsoft
13 113 (12.84%) C
14 104 (11.82%) Finance
15 98 (11.14%) CISSP
16 97 (11.02%) Web Services
16 97 (11.02%) Open Source
16 97 (11.02%) Continuous Integration
17 93 (10.57%) SQL
18 89 (10.11%) CISM
19 86 (9.77%) DevOps
20 85 (9.66%) Scrum
21 83 (9.43%) VMware
22 82 (9.32%) Cisco
23 76 (8.64%) Project Management
23 76 (8.64%) Cisco Certification
23 76 (8.64%) Active Directory
24 74 (8.41%) SQL Server
25 72 (8.18%) Mentoring
26 71 (8.07%) Analytical Skills

Security Cleared
Top Related 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 53 (6.02%) WebLogic
2 52 (5.91%) Tomcat
3 50 (5.68%) Apache
4 47 (5.34%) SharePoint
5 43 (4.89%) JBoss
6 29 (3.30%) WebSphere
7 16 (1.82%) Alfresco
7 16 (1.82%) Confluence
7 16 (1.82%) WebSphere Application Server
8 15 (1.70%) Elasticsearch
9 13 (1.48%) ArcGIS
9 13 (1.48%) IIS
9 13 (1.48%) SAS
10 11 (1.25%) SharePoint 2010
11 10 (1.14%) SharePoint 2013
12 7 (0.80%) Apache Spark
12 7 (0.80%) nginx
12 7 (0.80%) WebSphere Portal
13 6 (0.68%) CMS
13 6 (0.68%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 62 (7.05%) MS Excel
2 39 (4.43%) MS Office
3 15 (1.70%) MS PowerPoint
4 14 (1.59%) MS Project
5 11 (1.25%) SPSS
6 9 (1.02%) MS Visio
7 7 (0.80%) Photoshop
8 6 (0.68%) OmniGraffle
9 1 (0.11%) Acrobat
9 1 (0.11%) AutoCAD
9 1 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.11%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 17 (1.93%) Remedy ITSM
2 10 (1.14%) Remedy AR System
3 8 (0.91%) SAP InfiniteInsight
4 5 (0.57%) Oracle BPM
5 4 (0.45%) Dynamics CRM
6 3 (0.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.11%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.11%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.11%) Oracle EBS R12
7 1 (0.11%) Oracle ERP
7 1 (0.11%) Scribe Insight
7 1 (0.11%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 62 (7.05%) Amazon AWS
2 39 (4.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 24 (2.73%) Office 365
4 10 (1.14%) Cloud Computing
5 9 (1.02%) Amazon S3
5 9 (1.02%) SaaS
6 8 (0.91%) Google Cloud Platform
7 7 (0.80%) Amazon EC2
7 7 (0.80%) PaaS
8 6 (0.68%) Google Analytics
9 5 (0.57%) GitHub
9 5 (0.57%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 3 (0.34%) AWS CloudFormation
11 2 (0.23%) Google Tag Manager
12 1 (0.11%) Boomi
12 1 (0.11%) iPaaS
12 1 (0.11%) Scribe Online
Communications & Networking
1 119 (13.52%) Firewall
2 52 (5.91%) LAN
3 43 (4.89%) DNS
4 38 (4.32%) VPN
5 33 (3.75%) WAN
6 32 (3.64%) Wireless
7 30 (3.41%) HTTP
8 29 (3.30%) Network Security
9 27 (3.07%) TCP/IP
10 23 (2.61%) LDAP
10 23 (2.61%) SSL
11 20 (2.27%) IMAP
12 18 (2.05%) Cisco ASA
12 18 (2.05%) Intranet
13 17 (1.93%) IPsec
14 16 (1.82%) Internet
14 16 (1.82%) Intrusion Detection
14 16 (1.82%) SMTP
15 15 (1.70%) DHCP
16 13 (1.48%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (8.41%) SQL Server
2 38 (4.32%) Big Data
3 31 (3.52%) NoSQL
4 23 (2.61%) GIS
4 23 (2.61%) Oracle Database
5 22 (2.50%) Hadoop
5 22 (2.50%) MySQL
6 19 (2.16%) Relational Database
7 13 (1.48%) Oracle Database 10g
7 13 (1.48%) Oracle Database 11g
8 11 (1.25%) Spotfire
9 10 (1.14%) MongoDB
10 9 (1.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 9 (1.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 8 (0.91%) BusinessObjects
11 8 (0.91%) PostgreSQL
11 8 (0.91%) QlikView
12 6 (0.68%) Geospatial Data
13 5 (0.57%) Apache Cassandra
13 5 (0.57%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 67 (7.61%) Jenkins
2 65 (7.39%) Selenium
3 52 (5.91%) Git (software)
4 44 (5.00%) Cucumber
5 37 (4.20%) JIRA
6 36 (4.09%) Maven
7 32 (3.64%) JUnit
8 22 (2.50%) Eclipse
9 21 (2.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 21 (2.39%) LoadRunner
10 20 (2.27%) Artifactory
11 17 (1.93%) TeamCity
12 13 (1.48%) IntelliJ
12 13 (1.48%) TestNG
13 11 (1.25%) ClearCase
13 11 (1.25%) Subversion
14 10 (1.14%) JMeter
15 9 (1.02%) Axure RP
16 8 (0.91%) GitLab
17 7 (0.80%) Mercurial
General
1 104 (11.82%) Finance
2 38 (4.32%) Telecoms
3 36 (4.09%) Marketing
4 20 (2.27%) Manufacturing
5 15 (1.70%) Retail
6 11 (1.25%) Law
6 11 (1.25%) Military
7 9 (1.02%) Advertising
7 9 (1.02%) Legal
8 8 (0.91%) Billing
8 8 (0.91%) Electronics
9 7 (0.80%) Back Office
9 7 (0.80%) Banking
10 5 (0.57%) Aerospace
10 5 (0.57%) Local Government
10 5 (0.57%) Pharmaceutical
11 4 (0.45%) Games
11 4 (0.45%) Publishing
12 1 (0.11%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.11%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 101 (11.48%) Developer
2 84 (9.55%) Analyst
3 77 (8.75%) Consultant
4 68 (7.73%) Java Developer
5 67 (7.61%) Security Manager
6 54 (6.14%) Architect
7 49 (5.57%) Tester
8 43 (4.89%) DevOps Engineer
9 41 (4.66%) Support Engineer
10 40 (4.55%) Administrator
10 40 (4.55%) Systems Engineer
11 36 (4.09%) Cybersecurity Manager
12 34 (3.86%) Network Engineer
12 34 (3.86%) Penetration Tester
13 28 (3.18%) Project Manager
14 27 (3.07%) Business Analyst
14 27 (3.07%) Senior Manager
15 23 (2.61%) Software Engineer
16 22 (2.50%) Applications Support
16 22 (2.50%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 97 (11.02%) Web Services
2 64 (7.27%) HTML
3 48 (5.45%) CSS
4 44 (5.00%) Spring
5 34 (3.86%) .NET
5 34 (3.86%) AngularJS
6 33 (3.75%) J2EE
7 32 (3.64%) JSON
8 30 (3.41%) RESTful
9 26 (2.95%) Java EE
10 24 (2.73%) jQuery
11 23 (2.61%) REST
12 22 (2.50%) Gherkin
12 22 (2.50%) XML
13 21 (2.39%) Hibernate
14 16 (1.82%) HTML5
14 16 (1.82%) Spring Security
14 16 (1.82%) XHTML
15 15 (1.70%) SOAP
16 14 (1.59%) Sensu
Miscellaneous
1 71 (8.07%) Analytical Skills
2 32 (3.64%) Computer Science
3 29 (3.30%) Management Information System
4 25 (2.84%) User Experience
5 18 (2.05%) Cyber Attack
6 17 (1.93%) Cybercrime
6 17 (1.93%) Data Centre
6 17 (1.93%) iPhone
7 16 (1.82%) Blackberry
7 16 (1.82%) CESG
7 16 (1.82%) Clustering
8 14 (1.59%) Driving Licence
9 12 (1.36%) Cyberthreat
10 11 (1.25%) CMDB
10 11 (1.25%) Cyber Defence
11 9 (1.02%) Public Cloud
11 9 (1.02%) SCADA
12 8 (0.91%) Mobile App
12 8 (0.91%) Social Media
13 7 (0.80%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 182 (20.68%) Linux
2 141 (16.02%) Windows
3 56 (6.36%) Windows Server
4 48 (5.45%) Windows Server 2008
5 47 (5.34%) Unix
6 37 (4.20%) Windows Server 2012
7 33 (3.75%) Windows 7
8 27 (3.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 18 (2.05%) Windows 10
10 17 (1.93%) Windows 8
11 16 (1.82%) Android
12 11 (1.25%) CentOS
13 9 (1.02%) Solaris
14 7 (0.80%) Debian
14 7 (0.80%) Ubuntu
15 4 (0.45%) Windows XP
16 3 (0.34%) AIX
16 3 (0.34%) Mac OS X
16 3 (0.34%) Windows Server 2003
17 1 (0.11%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 218 (24.77%) Agile Software Development
2 160 (18.18%) Information Security
3 138 (15.68%) Cybersecurity
4 127 (14.43%) ITIL
5 97 (11.02%) Continuous Integration
5 97 (11.02%) Open Source
6 86 (9.77%) DevOps
7 85 (9.66%) Scrum
8 76 (8.64%) Project Management
9 72 (8.18%) Mentoring
10 59 (6.70%) Configuration Management
11 55 (6.25%) Risk Management
12 53 (6.02%) Stakeholder Management
13 49 (5.57%) Software Engineering
14 47 (5.34%) Analytics
15 46 (5.23%) Continuous Improvement
16 45 (5.11%) Business Development
17 44 (5.00%) Penetration Testing
18 42 (4.77%) Incident Management
18 42 (4.77%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 186 (21.14%) Java
2 113 (12.84%) C
3 93 (10.57%) SQL
4 69 (7.84%) JavaScript
5 63 (7.16%) C#
6 51 (5.80%) Python
7 49 (5.57%) C++
8 41 (4.66%) Ruby
9 28 (3.18%) Bash Shell
10 25 (2.84%) Shell Script
11 24 (2.73%) Scala
12 20 (2.27%) PHP
13 18 (2.05%) Groovy
14 12 (1.36%) PowerShell
15 11 (1.25%) Clojure
15 11 (1.25%) Perl
15 11 (1.25%) R
16 10 (1.14%) PL/SQL
17 8 (0.91%) VBA
18 6 (0.68%) Go
Qualifications
1 472 (53.64%) SC Cleared
2 243 (27.61%) DV Cleared
3 152 (17.27%) Degree
4 98 (11.14%) CISSP
5 89 (10.11%) CISM
6 76 (8.64%) Cisco Certification
7 62 (7.05%) ISTQB
8 53 (6.02%) ISEB
9 52 (5.91%) CESG Certified Professional
10 42 (4.77%) CCNP
11 39 (4.43%) SANS
12 36 (4.09%) CCNA
13 28 (3.18%) CHECK Team Leader
13 28 (3.18%) CISA
14 26 (2.95%) CREST Certified
15 25 (2.84%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 24 (2.73%) CHECK Team Member
17 23 (2.61%) Microsoft Certification
18 22 (2.50%) GIAC
18 22 (2.50%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (4.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 30 (3.41%) SLA
3 27 (3.07%) QA
4 13 (1.48%) PCI DSS
5 11 (1.25%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 9 (1.02%) COBIT
7 5 (0.57%) JSP 440
8 4 (0.45%) Cyber Essentials
8 4 (0.45%) Data Quality
8 4 (0.45%) GCP
9 3 (0.34%) ISO 9001
9 3 (0.34%) ISO22301
10 2 (0.23%) RMADS
11 1 (0.11%) Disclosure Scotland
11 1 (0.11%) GDPR
11 1 (0.11%) GPG13
11 1 (0.11%) ISAE 3402
11 1 (0.11%) PMO
System Software
1 76 (8.64%) Active Directory
2 61 (6.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (3.30%) Docker
4 23 (2.61%) Hyper-V
5 14 (1.59%) Dovecot
5 14 (1.59%) vSphere
6 10 (1.14%) Terminal Services
6 10 (1.14%) VMware Workstation
7 6 (0.68%) Forefront TMG
7 6 (0.68%) XenApp
8 5 (0.57%) ProxySG
8 5 (0.57%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (0.34%) etcd
9 3 (0.34%) Firmware
9 3 (0.34%) flannel
9 3 (0.34%) KVM
9 3 (0.34%) Microsoft App-V
10 2 (0.23%) Virtual Machines
10 2 (0.23%) VMware ESX
11 1 (0.11%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 47 (5.34%) Ansible
1 47 (5.34%) Puppet
2 35 (3.98%) SCCM
3 33 (3.75%) Opscode Chef
4 13 (1.48%) SCOM
5 12 (1.36%) logstash
5 12 (1.36%) ZABBIX
6 11 (1.25%) Microsoft Clustering
7 9 (1.02%) Cisco CUCM
7 9 (1.02%) Cisco UCCX
7 9 (1.02%) Nessus
8 8 (0.91%) CA Spectrum
9 7 (0.80%) Kibana
9 7 (0.80%) WSUS
10 6 (0.68%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 6 (0.68%) MOM
10 6 (0.68%) Nagios
11 5 (0.57%) Kubernetes
12 4 (0.45%) HP Quality Center
12 4 (0.45%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 114 (12.95%) Microsoft
2 83 (9.43%) VMware
3 82 (9.32%) Cisco
4 63 (7.16%) Oracle
5 36 (4.09%) Juniper
6 32 (3.64%) Red Hat
7 22 (2.50%) Remedy
8 19 (2.16%) HP
8 19 (2.16%) ServiceNow
9 17 (1.93%) Citrix
9 17 (1.93%) F5
10 14 (1.59%) Google
10 14 (1.59%) SAP
11 13 (1.48%) CheckPoint
11 13 (1.48%) EMC
12 12 (1.36%) Intel Security
13 11 (1.25%) Dell
13 11 (1.25%) ESRI
13 11 (1.25%) Meraki
13 11 (1.25%) Tableau
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £47000 - £55000 per annum + Pension + Bupa
Posted: 6 hours ago
Surbiton, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £47000 - £56000 per annum + Medical and Pension
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £580 - £620 per day + Dependent on Experience
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45k-£60k
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £55,000 - £80,000 depending on experience and location.
Posted: 5 days ago
Surbiton, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £28000 - £33000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35,000 - £65,000
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000K - £70,000 + strong package
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Yoh
Salary: £0.00 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 -£60,000
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Leidos
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Leidos
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Leidos
Posted: 6 days ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 70,000 + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £90k to £130k + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Search Consultancy
Salary: £65000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + 15% flexible benefits package
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £60,000
Posted: 3 days ago
South West London
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £45k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £60,000
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 45,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Feltham, Middlesex
Raytheon Systems Ltd
Salary: Competitive salary plus bonus and benefits package
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £80,000 + excellent package
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45000 - 75000
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £75,000 - £95,000 + a lucrative package
Posted: 6 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
Experis Ltd
Salary: £63060.00 - £74446.00 per annum + allowance + pension + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago