Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Reading with a requirement for SC Cleared qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Check (SC) Clearance
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 82 72 50
Rank change year-on-year -10 -22 -40
Permanent jobs citing SC Cleared 76 134 229
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 3.18% 3.85% 4.93%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.78% 11.30% 13.30%
Number of salaries quoted 91 69 202
Reading median annual salary £57,500 £51,500 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.65% +7.29% -12.73%
10th Percentile £30,000 £38,750 £36,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £68,750 £77,500
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% -9.09%

SC 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 Reading with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Reading
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 777 1186 1722
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 32.54% 34.03% 37.06%
Number of salaries quoted 589 803 1260
Reading median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +10.53% -5.00%
10th Percentile £29,950 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £70,000
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -9.52% +5.00% +5.26%

SC Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

Job postings citing SC Cleared as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Reading.

Job vacancy trend for SC Cleared in Reading

SC Cleared
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Salary trend for SC Cleared in Reading

SC Cleared
Salary Histogram in Reading

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SC Cleared in Reading over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for SC Cleared in Reading

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, IT jobs citing SC 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 Reading region with a requirement for SC Cleared.

1 76 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 16 (21.05%) Cybersecurity
3 15 (19.74%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (18.42%) DV Cleared
5 13 (17.11%) Cisco
6 12 (15.79%) Cisco Certification
6 12 (15.79%) Finance
7 11 (14.47%) Firewall
7 11 (14.47%) Windows
7 11 (14.47%) Python
7 11 (14.47%) Analytical Skills
8 10 (13.16%) SIEM
8 10 (13.16%) Linux
8 10 (13.16%) Unix
8 10 (13.16%) Java
8 10 (13.16%) WAN
9 9 (11.84%) HP
9 9 (11.84%) ITIL
9 9 (11.84%) Stakeholder Management
9 9 (11.84%) Degree
9 9 (11.84%) Logistics
9 9 (11.84%) SDLC
9 9 (11.84%) Cyber Attack
10 8 (10.53%) Threat Analysis
10 8 (10.53%) Analytics
10 8 (10.53%) Smart Meter
10 8 (10.53%) Security Testing
10 8 (10.53%) Scrum
10 8 (10.53%) Juniper
10 8 (10.53%) Active Directory

SC Cleared
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 2 (2.63%) IIS
1 2 (2.63%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.32%) Confluence
2 1 (1.32%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 3 (3.95%) Microsoft Project
1 3 (3.95%) MS Visio
1 3 (3.95%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (3.95%) SAP GTS
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.32%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
1 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.32%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (14.47%) Firewall
2 10 (13.16%) WAN
3 8 (10.53%) Broadband
4 7 (9.21%) Intrusion Detection
5 6 (7.89%) BGP
5 6 (7.89%) Cisco Nexus
5 6 (7.89%) Ethernet
5 6 (7.89%) MPLS
5 6 (7.89%) VPN
6 5 (6.58%) Internet
7 4 (5.26%) EIGRP
7 4 (5.26%) IPsec
7 4 (5.26%) IPv4
7 4 (5.26%) L2TP
7 4 (5.26%) OSPF
7 4 (5.26%) PPP
7 4 (5.26%) SSL
7 4 (5.26%) xDSL
8 3 (3.95%) SSH
8 3 (3.95%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.58%) Big Data
1 5 (6.58%) Hadoop
1 5 (6.58%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.95%) MongoDB
2 3 (3.95%) Neo4j
2 3 (3.95%) Pentaho
2 3 (3.95%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.32%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (1.32%) Data Lake
3 1 (1.32%) Data Mining
3 1 (1.32%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (1.32%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.32%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (1.32%) Power BI
3 1 (1.32%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.32%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (1.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (5.26%) SoapUI
2 3 (3.95%) JIRA
2 3 (3.95%) Talend Open Studio
3 2 (2.63%) JMeter
3 2 (2.63%) Rational DOORS
3 2 (2.63%) Selenium
4 1 (1.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (1.32%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.32%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.32%) LoadRunner
4 1 (1.32%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (15.79%) Finance
2 7 (9.21%) Military
3 5 (6.58%) Law
3 5 (6.58%) Manufacturing
4 4 (5.26%) Telecoms
5 3 (3.95%) Aerospace
5 3 (3.95%) Billing
5 3 (3.95%) Legal
6 2 (2.63%) Banking
7 1 (1.32%) Advertising
7 1 (1.32%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 19 (25.00%) Analyst
2 11 (14.47%) Architect
3 8 (10.53%) SOC Analyst
4 7 (9.21%) Consultant
4 7 (9.21%) Enterprise Architect
5 6 (7.89%) Network Engineer
5 6 (7.89%) Senior Network Engineer
5 6 (7.89%) Support Engineer
6 5 (6.58%) Developer
6 5 (6.58%) Junior
7 4 (5.26%) Cisco Engineer
7 4 (5.26%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 4 (5.26%) Junior Cisco Engineer
7 4 (5.26%) Junior Cisco Network Engineer
7 4 (5.26%) Network Support
7 4 (5.26%) Network Support Engineer
7 4 (5.26%) Security Analyst
7 4 (5.26%) Senior Network Support
7 4 (5.26%) Senior Network Support Engineer
7 4 (5.26%) Senior Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.89%) XML
2 5 (6.58%) CGI
3 4 (5.26%) AngularJS
3 4 (5.26%) HTML
3 4 (5.26%) HTML5
3 4 (5.26%) Node.js
4 3 (3.95%) ActiveMQ
4 3 (3.95%) Apache Camel
4 3 (3.95%) Apache CXF
4 3 (3.95%) D3.js
4 3 (3.95%) Drools
4 3 (3.95%) Elastic Stack
4 3 (3.95%) Flash
4 3 (3.95%) jBPM
5 2 (2.63%) .NET
5 2 (2.63%) CSS
5 2 (2.63%) jQuery
6 1 (1.32%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.32%) Software Packaging
6 1 (1.32%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 11 (14.47%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (11.84%) Cyber Attack
3 8 (10.53%) Smart Meter
4 6 (7.89%) Computer Science
4 6 (7.89%) Data Centre
4 6 (7.89%) SWIFT
5 4 (5.26%) PKI
6 3 (3.95%) Cyber Defence
6 3 (3.95%) DataPower
6 3 (3.95%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (2.63%) Client/Server
8 1 (1.32%) Cyberthreat
8 1 (1.32%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 1 (1.32%) Replication
8 1 (1.32%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 11 (14.47%) Windows
2 10 (13.16%) Linux
2 10 (13.16%) Unix
3 5 (6.58%) Windows Server
4 3 (3.95%) CentOS
4 3 (3.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (3.95%) Ubuntu
5 2 (2.63%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.32%) Solaris
6 1 (1.32%) Windows 10
6 1 (1.32%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (21.05%) Cybersecurity
2 15 (19.74%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (13.16%) SIEM
4 9 (11.84%) ITIL
4 9 (11.84%) Logistics
4 9 (11.84%) SDLC
4 9 (11.84%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (10.53%) Analytics
5 8 (10.53%) Scrum
5 8 (10.53%) Security Testing
5 8 (10.53%) Threat Analysis
6 7 (9.21%) Functional Testing
6 7 (9.21%) Malware Analysis
6 7 (9.21%) Open Source
6 7 (9.21%) Risk Management
6 7 (9.21%) Test Automation
7 6 (7.89%) Test Management
7 6 (7.89%) Waterfall
8 5 (6.58%) PRINCE2
8 5 (6.58%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (14.47%) Python
2 10 (13.16%) Java
3 7 (9.21%) SQL
4 5 (6.58%) Shell Script
5 4 (5.26%) Perl
6 3 (3.95%) C#
6 3 (3.95%) JavaScript
6 3 (3.95%) Jython
7 2 (2.63%) C++
7 2 (2.63%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.32%) Go
8 1 (1.32%) PHP
8 1 (1.32%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.32%) Ruby
8 1 (1.32%) Scala
8 1 (1.32%) VB
Qualifications
1 76 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 14 (18.42%) DV Cleared
3 12 (15.79%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (11.84%) Degree
5 6 (7.89%) CCIE
5 6 (7.89%) CCNP
5 6 (7.89%) Computer Science Degree
6 4 (5.26%) CCNA
6 4 (5.26%) CCSP
6 4 (5.26%) JNCIA
7 3 (3.95%) ISTQB
7 3 (3.95%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (3.95%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (2.63%) CCDA
8 2 (2.63%) CCDE
8 2 (2.63%) CCDP
8 2 (2.63%) GIAC
8 2 (2.63%) ISEB
8 2 (2.63%) MCP
8 2 (2.63%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.89%) PMO
2 5 (6.58%) SLA
3 2 (2.63%) GDPR
3 2 (2.63%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 1 (1.32%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (1.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (10.53%) Active Directory
2 7 (9.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (3.95%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.63%) FreeRADIUS
5 1 (1.32%) DFS Replication
5 1 (1.32%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.32%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (6.58%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (2.63%) FortiGate
2 2 (2.63%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (1.32%) EnCase
3 1 (1.32%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 1 (1.32%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 1 (1.32%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 1 (1.32%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (1.32%) QRadar
3 1 (1.32%) SCCM
3 1 (1.32%) SCOM
3 1 (1.32%) vCenter Server
3 1 (1.32%) WSUS
Vendors
1 13 (17.11%) Cisco
2 9 (11.84%) HP
3 8 (10.53%) Juniper
4 7 (9.21%) F5
4 7 (9.21%) VMware
5 5 (6.58%) Microsoft
6 3 (3.95%) Red Hat
6 3 (3.95%) SAP
6 3 (3.95%) SEEBURGER
6 3 (3.95%) Talend
7 2 (2.63%) ArcSight
7 2 (2.63%) Aruba
7 2 (2.63%) Citrix
7 2 (2.63%) Fortinet
7 2 (2.63%) Meraki
7 2 (2.63%) Meru Networks
7 2 (2.63%) Oracle
7 2 (2.63%) Palo Alto
7 2 (2.63%) SolarWinds
7 2 (2.63%) Splunk