Period
to 21 April 2019

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 April 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Clearance
England > London
6 months to
21 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 170 249 255
Rank change year-on-year +79 +6 -38
Permanent jobs citing Security Cleared 1,245 961 919
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 2.05% 1.37% 1.34%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.55% 6.05% 5.57%
Number of salaries quoted 787 647 654
London median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% - -
10th Percentile £38,350 £33,750 £29,650
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £85,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £46,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +7.53% +3.33% -2.17%

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 13,032 15,896 16,512
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 21.46% 22.70% 24.07%
Number of salaries quoted 9,578 12,327 13,285
London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £31,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £92,500 £87,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.04% +8.89% -4.26%

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 April 2019.

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 April 2019. 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 +99 215 £52,500 +3.51% 27
South London +15 92 £65,000 +48.94% 38
West London -22 29 £48,750 -9.72% 13
North London +11 6 £40,000 -27.27%
East London +4 4 £35,000 -47.17% 5
Security Cleared
England

For the 6 months to 21 April 2019, 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.

1 710 (57.03%) SC Cleared
2 550 (44.18%) Agile Software Development
3 283 (22.73%) DV Cleared
4 263 (21.12%) Java
5 197 (15.82%) DevOps
6 194 (15.58%) Linux
7 192 (15.42%) SQL
8 191 (15.34%) Python
9 190 (15.26%) Finance
10 188 (15.10%) Oracle
11 175 (14.06%) Microsoft
12 171 (13.73%) Windows
13 165 (13.25%) C#
14 162 (13.01%) Scrum
15 159 (12.77%) Amazon AWS
16 156 (12.53%) Test Automation
17 146 (11.73%) Degree
18 133 (10.68%) Analytical Skills
19 130 (10.44%) Project Management
19 130 (10.44%) Microsoft Azure
20 128 (10.28%) JavaScript
21 123 (9.88%) Cybersecurity
22 114 (9.16%) JIRA
23 108 (8.67%) Selenium
23 108 (8.67%) Open Source
24 105 (8.43%) C
25 103 (8.27%) SQL Server
25 103 (8.27%) TDD
26 101 (8.11%) Docker
27 99 (7.95%) ITIL

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 59 (4.74%) SharePoint
2 42 (3.37%) Apache
3 28 (2.25%) Apache Spark
3 28 (2.25%) Confluence
4 26 (2.09%) Elasticsearch
5 23 (1.85%) BizTalk Server
6 18 (1.45%) nginx
7 12 (0.96%) Tomcat
8 11 (0.88%) JBoss
9 10 (0.80%) SharePoint Server
9 10 (0.80%) WebLogic
10 7 (0.56%) Documentum
10 7 (0.56%) MS Exchange
11 5 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2010
11 5 (0.40%) Mule
11 5 (0.40%) WebSphere
12 4 (0.32%) IIS
12 4 (0.32%) Skype for Business
13 3 (0.24%) IBM Notes
14 2 (0.16%) SAS
Applications
1 37 (2.97%) Microsoft Excel
2 30 (2.41%) Microsoft Office
3 16 (1.29%) MS Visio
4 13 (1.04%) Microsoft Project
5 10 (0.80%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 9 (0.72%) Maple
7 3 (0.24%) AutoCAD
8 2 (0.16%) Chatbot
9 1 (0.080%) OmniGraffle
9 1 (0.080%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 19 (1.53%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.56%) Oracle EBS
3 6 (0.48%) SAP S/4HANA
4 5 (0.40%) Oracle EBS R12
5 4 (0.32%) Oracle ERP
6 3 (0.24%) SAP BPC
7 2 (0.16%) Oracle BPM
7 2 (0.16%) Remedy ITSM
7 2 (0.16%) SAP CO
7 2 (0.16%) SAP FI
7 2 (0.16%) SAP FI/CO
8 1 (0.080%) HFM
8 1 (0.080%) Hyperion Planning
8 1 (0.080%) Oracle Financials
8 1 (0.080%) Oracle General Ledger
8 1 (0.080%) Payment Gateway
8 1 (0.080%) SAP ERP
8 1 (0.080%) SAP HCM
8 1 (0.080%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 159 (12.77%) Amazon AWS
2 130 (10.44%) Microsoft Azure
3 53 (4.26%) Office 365
4 37 (2.97%) Cloud Computing
5 29 (2.33%) AWS CloudFormation
6 28 (2.25%) PaaS
7 27 (2.17%) SaaS
8 22 (1.77%) G Suite
9 21 (1.69%) Amazon S3
10 19 (1.53%) Amazon EC2
11 18 (1.45%) Google Cloud Platform
12 17 (1.37%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 15 (1.20%) Amazon ELB
13 15 (1.20%) Amazon Glacier
13 15 (1.20%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 14 (1.12%) Serverless
15 12 (0.96%) Azure Data Factory
16 9 (0.72%) OpenShift
17 7 (0.56%) Dynamics 365
18 6 (0.48%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 73 (5.86%) Firewall
2 37 (2.97%) Network Security
3 34 (2.73%) DNS
3 34 (2.73%) TCP/IP
4 32 (2.57%) WAN
5 28 (2.25%) LAN
6 26 (2.09%) VPN
7 24 (1.93%) Wireless
8 22 (1.77%) VoIP
9 17 (1.37%) Internet
10 11 (0.88%) STUN
11 7 (0.56%) Asterisk PBX
11 7 (0.56%) MPLS
11 7 (0.56%) OSPF
12 6 (0.48%) BGP
12 6 (0.48%) Intrusion Detection
12 6 (0.48%) Unified Communications
12 6 (0.48%) WLAN
13 5 (0.40%) 4G
13 5 (0.40%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 103 (8.27%) SQL Server
2 75 (6.02%) PostgreSQL
3 60 (4.82%) Hadoop
4 58 (4.66%) Big Data
5 54 (4.34%) MySQL
6 47 (3.78%) Data Warehouse
7 43 (3.45%) Oracle Database
8 39 (3.13%) Power BI
9 33 (2.65%) MongoDB
10 32 (2.57%) Oracle Database 11g
11 26 (2.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 24 (1.93%) Oracle Database 12c
12 24 (1.93%) Relational Database
12 24 (1.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 20 (1.61%) NoSQL
14 16 (1.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 15 (1.20%) Amazon RDS
15 15 (1.20%) Apache Hive
16 13 (1.04%) OLTP
17 12 (0.96%) Redis
Development Applications
1 114 (9.16%) JIRA
2 108 (8.67%) Selenium
3 78 (6.27%) Jenkins
4 73 (5.86%) Cucumber
5 60 (4.82%) JMeter
6 57 (4.58%) Git (software)
7 56 (4.50%) LoadRunner
8 33 (2.65%) SoapUI
9 27 (2.17%) Team Foundation Server
10 24 (1.93%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 24 (1.93%) NeoLoad
11 21 (1.69%) SilkPerformer
12 20 (1.61%) WebDriver
13 19 (1.53%) Bitbucket
13 19 (1.53%) JUnit
13 19 (1.53%) Maven
14 17 (1.37%) Bitbucket Server
15 12 (0.96%) Visual Studio
15 12 (0.96%) Visual Studio Team System
16 11 (0.88%) Mockito
General
1 190 (15.26%) Finance
2 52 (4.18%) Law
3 45 (3.61%) Retail
4 41 (3.29%) Telecoms
5 27 (2.17%) Advertising
6 26 (2.09%) Manufacturing
6 26 (2.09%) Marketing
7 19 (1.53%) Games
8 18 (1.45%) Banking
8 18 (1.45%) Legal
9 17 (1.37%) Financial Institution
10 16 (1.29%) Military
11 15 (1.20%) Billing
12 13 (1.04%) Local Government
13 7 (0.56%) Electronics
14 6 (0.48%) French Language
15 5 (0.40%) Aerospace
16 2 (0.16%) Back Office
16 2 (0.16%) German Language
16 2 (0.16%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 199 (15.98%) Developer
2 171 (13.73%) Analyst
3 137 (11.00%) Architect
4 118 (9.48%) Consultant
5 80 (6.43%) Tester
6 66 (5.30%) Business Analyst
7 61 (4.90%) Java Developer
8 54 (4.34%) Project Manager
8 54 (4.34%) Solutions Architect
9 45 (3.61%) Senior Developer
10 39 (3.13%) Test Analyst
11 38 (3.05%) DevOps Engineer
12 32 (2.57%) Security Consultant
12 32 (2.57%) Senior Analyst
12 32 (2.57%) Systems Engineer
13 30 (2.41%) .NET Developer
13 30 (2.41%) DBA
14 29 (2.33%) Security Architect
14 29 (2.33%) Software Engineer
15 28 (2.25%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 96 (7.71%) .NET
2 78 (6.27%) HTML
3 71 (5.70%) Spring
4 67 (5.38%) CSS
5 56 (4.50%) AngularJS
6 54 (4.34%) REST
7 42 (3.37%) ASP.NET
8 40 (3.21%) Web Services
9 39 (3.13%) SOAP
10 36 (2.89%) RESTful
11 35 (2.81%) Node.js
12 33 (2.65%) Middleware
13 32 (2.57%) Hibernate
13 32 (2.57%) JSON
14 29 (2.33%) Kafka
15 28 (2.25%) React
16 26 (2.09%) SAML
17 25 (2.01%) Gherkin
18 24 (1.93%) ASP.NET Web API
18 24 (1.93%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 133 (10.68%) Analytical Skills
2 67 (5.38%) Self-Motivation
3 43 (3.45%) Management Information System
4 39 (3.13%) Public Cloud
5 36 (2.89%) Data Centre
6 26 (2.09%) Hybrid Cloud
7 24 (1.93%) User Experience
8 20 (1.61%) Freedom of Information
8 20 (1.61%) Linux Command Line
9 19 (1.53%) Replication
9 19 (1.53%) Virtual Team
10 18 (1.45%) Cyberthreat
10 18 (1.45%) Fintech
10 18 (1.45%) Greenfield Project
11 17 (1.37%) PMI
12 14 (1.12%) Driving Licence
13 13 (1.04%) CESG
14 11 (0.88%) SCADA
15 10 (0.80%) Cyberattack
15 10 (0.80%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 194 (15.58%) Linux
2 171 (13.73%) Windows
3 40 (3.21%) Android
4 39 (3.13%) Windows 10
5 34 (2.73%) Apple iOS
5 34 (2.73%) Windows Server
6 30 (2.41%) Unix
7 20 (1.61%) Ubuntu
8 17 (1.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 14 (1.12%) Windows Server 2012
10 10 (0.80%) Windows 7
10 10 (0.80%) Windows Server 2008
11 9 (0.72%) VMS
12 8 (0.64%) Windows 8
13 7 (0.56%) CentOS
14 4 (0.32%) Windows Mobile
15 3 (0.24%) Data ONTAP
16 2 (0.16%) DC/OS
16 2 (0.16%) Solaris
17 1 (0.080%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 550 (44.18%) Agile Software Development
2 197 (15.82%) DevOps
3 162 (13.01%) Scrum
4 156 (12.53%) Test Automation
5 130 (10.44%) Project Management
6 123 (9.88%) Cybersecurity
7 108 (8.67%) Open Source
8 103 (8.27%) TDD
9 99 (7.95%) ITIL
10 93 (7.47%) SDLC
10 93 (7.47%) Stakeholder Management
11 90 (7.23%) Analytics
12 89 (7.15%) Problem-Solving
13 83 (6.67%) Software Engineering
14 77 (6.18%) Migration
15 76 (6.10%) Continuous Integration
15 76 (6.10%) Presales
16 69 (5.54%) Mentoring
17 62 (4.98%) TOGAF
18 61 (4.90%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 263 (21.12%) Java
2 192 (15.42%) SQL
3 191 (15.34%) Python
4 165 (13.25%) C#
5 128 (10.28%) JavaScript
6 105 (8.43%) C
7 86 (6.91%) C++
8 52 (4.18%) Shell Script
9 47 (3.78%) Ruby
10 43 (3.45%) Bash Shell
11 38 (3.05%) R
12 37 (2.97%) PL/SQL
13 33 (2.65%) PowerShell
14 25 (2.01%) ANSI SQL
15 21 (1.69%) Java 8
16 14 (1.12%) Objective-C
16 14 (1.12%) Scala
17 12 (0.96%) Go
18 10 (0.80%) PHP
18 10 (0.80%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 710 (57.03%) SC Cleared
2 283 (22.73%) DV Cleared
3 146 (11.73%) Degree
4 44 (3.53%) Cisco Certification
5 36 (2.89%) CISSP
6 31 (2.49%) CCNA
6 31 (2.49%) Computer Science Degree
6 31 (2.49%) Microsoft Certification
7 30 (2.41%) CCNP
8 29 (2.33%) PMI Certification
9 25 (2.01%) CISM
10 24 (1.93%) BPSS Clearance
11 22 (1.77%) PMP
12 21 (1.69%) OCP
12 21 (1.69%) Oracle Certification
13 18 (1.45%) ISTQB
14 16 (1.29%) CESG Certified Professional
14 16 (1.29%) CREST Certified
14 16 (1.29%) ISEB
15 15 (1.20%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 76 (6.10%) QA
2 69 (5.54%) GDPR
3 35 (2.81%) Data Quality
4 30 (2.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 18 (1.45%) SLA
6 17 (1.37%) PMO
7 13 (1.04%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 12 (0.96%) PCI DSS
9 6 (0.48%) JSP 440
9 6 (0.48%) NIST 800
10 4 (0.32%) Cyber Essentials
10 4 (0.32%) ISO 22301
11 3 (0.24%) DO-178B
11 3 (0.24%) ISO 9001
11 3 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 12207
11 3 (0.24%) MISRA
11 3 (0.24%) MISRA C
12 2 (0.16%) GxP
12 2 (0.16%) ISO 20022
12 2 (0.16%) SEPA
System Software
1 101 (8.11%) Docker
2 60 (4.82%) Active Directory
3 36 (2.89%) VMware Infrastructure
4 27 (2.17%) Hyper-V
5 16 (1.29%) KVM
6 11 (0.88%) XenApp
7 9 (0.72%) Microsoft App-V
8 7 (0.56%) Oracle RAC
8 7 (0.56%) VirtualBox
9 6 (0.48%) VMware ESXi
10 4 (0.32%) Squid
10 4 (0.32%) vSphere
11 3 (0.24%) Virtual Desktop
11 3 (0.24%) Virtual Servers
12 2 (0.16%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 2 (0.16%) HDFS
12 2 (0.16%) Postfix
12 2 (0.16%) Virtual Machines
13 1 (0.080%) Firmware
13 1 (0.080%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 83 (6.67%) Ansible
2 58 (4.66%) Terraform
3 57 (4.58%) Puppet
4 53 (4.26%) Kubernetes
5 43 (3.45%) Opscode Chef
6 24 (1.93%) HP Quality Center
7 23 (1.85%) Oracle RMAN
8 19 (1.53%) Data Guard
9 16 (1.29%) SCCM
10 14 (1.12%) Prometheus
11 9 (0.72%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
12 8 (0.64%) SCOrch
13 7 (0.56%) Hadoop YARN
13 7 (0.56%) Packer
14 6 (0.48%) Docker Swarm
15 5 (0.40%) HP ALM
16 4 (0.32%) Nagios
16 4 (0.32%) SCOM
17 3 (0.24%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
17 3 (0.24%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 188 (15.10%) Oracle
2 175 (14.06%) Microsoft
3 52 (4.18%) Cisco
3 52 (4.18%) SAP
4 50 (4.02%) IBM
5 48 (3.86%) VMware
6 44 (3.53%) Google
6 44 (3.53%) HP
7 30 (2.41%) Tableau
8 29 (2.33%) Red Hat
9 27 (2.17%) Juniper
10 19 (1.53%) Citrix
11 17 (1.37%) Palo Alto
12 16 (1.29%) CheckPoint
13 15 (1.20%) Civica
14 12 (0.96%) Informatica
14 12 (0.96%) Talend
15 11 (0.88%) Atlassian
16 10 (0.80%) ServiceNow
17 9 (0.72%) Hortonworks