Period
to 28 February 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Reading with a requirement for Security Cleared qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 28 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Clearance
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
28 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 27 50 75
Rank change year-on-year +23 +25 -16
Permanent jobs citing Security Cleared 161 109 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 7.68% 5.29% 3.17%
As % of the Qualifications category 33.75% 19.29% 11.02%
Number of salaries quoted 121 79 79
Reading median annual salary £65,000 £37,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +73.33% -16.67% -7.69%
10th Percentile £34,000 £22,300 £31,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £67,500 £76,250
Berkshire median annual salary £65,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +62.50% -11.11% -16.67%

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 Reading with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Reading
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 477 565 744
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 22.76% 27.40% 28.79%
Number of salaries quoted 338 447 583
Reading median annual salary £60,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +33.33% - -10.00%
10th Percentile £31,025 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £77,500 £75,000
Berkshire median annual salary £60,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +20.00% +11.11% -10.00%

Security Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

Job vacancy trend for Security Cleared in Reading

Security Cleared
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Salary trend for Security Cleared in Reading

Security Cleared
Salary Histogram in Reading

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Security Cleared in Reading over the 6 months to 28 February 2020.

Salary histogram for Security Cleared in Reading

For the 6 months to 28 February 2020, 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 Reading region with a requirement for Security Cleared.

1 139 (86.34%) SC Cleared
2 79 (49.07%) Agile Software Development
3 74 (45.96%) DevOps
4 39 (24.22%) Web Services
5 37 (22.98%) Windows
6 35 (21.74%) Linux
7 33 (20.50%) DV Cleared
7 33 (20.50%) Waterfall
8 31 (19.25%) Microsoft
9 30 (18.63%) Project Management
10 29 (18.01%) ITIL
11 28 (17.39%) Mentoring
12 27 (16.77%) BDD
12 27 (16.77%) VMware
13 26 (16.15%) Active Directory
14 25 (15.53%) Python
14 25 (15.53%) Azure
15 24 (14.91%) Java
16 23 (14.29%) ITSM
16 23 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
16 23 (14.29%) Test Automation
17 22 (13.66%) Public Sector
17 22 (13.66%) Continuous Integration
18 21 (13.04%) SCCM
18 21 (13.04%) HP
18 21 (13.04%) Jenkins
19 20 (12.42%) Ansible
19 20 (12.42%) TDD
20 19 (11.80%) Configuration Management
20 19 (11.80%) Puppet

Security 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 9 (5.59%) Cloud Foundry
2 5 (3.11%) Apache Spark
3 4 (2.48%) Apache
3 4 (2.48%) Confluence
3 4 (2.48%) Skype for Business
4 2 (1.24%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.62%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.62%) JBoss
Applications
1 11 (6.83%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (4.35%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.62%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 25 (15.53%) Azure
2 17 (10.56%) AWS
3 12 (7.45%) GCP
3 12 (7.45%) Office 365
4 11 (6.83%) GitHub
5 9 (5.59%) Amazon ECS
5 9 (5.59%) AWS CloudFormation
5 9 (5.59%) OpenShift
6 4 (2.48%) IaaS
6 4 (2.48%) PaaS
7 3 (1.86%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (1.24%) Amazon SQS
8 2 (1.24%) Serverless
9 1 (0.62%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 1 (0.62%) Amazon ELB
9 1 (0.62%) Amazon Glacier
9 1 (0.62%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.62%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.62%) OneDrive
9 1 (0.62%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 17 (10.56%) DNS
2 14 (8.70%) TCP/IP
3 12 (7.45%) DHCP
4 11 (6.83%) WAN
5 8 (4.97%) Firewall
6 7 (4.35%) Network Security
7 6 (3.73%) Ethernet
7 6 (3.73%) LAN
8 5 (3.11%) BGP
8 5 (3.11%) IPsec
8 5 (3.11%) MPLS
8 5 (3.11%) OSPF
8 5 (3.11%) VPN
9 4 (2.48%) Broadband
9 4 (2.48%) Remote Desktop
9 4 (2.48%) Skype
10 3 (1.86%) HTTP
10 3 (1.86%) IPv4
10 3 (1.86%) PPP
10 3 (1.86%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (6.21%) Hadoop
2 7 (4.35%) Big Data
3 6 (3.73%) SQL Server
4 4 (2.48%) IBM InfoSphere
4 4 (2.48%) MongoDB
4 4 (2.48%) SAP HANA
5 3 (1.86%) Amazon RDS
5 3 (1.86%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.24%) MySQL
7 1 (0.62%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.62%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.62%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.62%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 21 (13.04%) Jenkins
2 13 (8.07%) Jasmine
2 13 (8.07%) Mocha
3 12 (7.45%) Sonatype Nexus
4 11 (6.83%) GitLab
5 9 (5.59%) Selenium
6 7 (4.35%) Cucumber
6 7 (4.35%) WebDriver
7 6 (3.73%) JBehave
8 5 (3.11%) JIRA
9 4 (2.48%) Git (software)
9 4 (2.48%) Maven
10 3 (1.86%) DbUnit
10 3 (1.86%) JUnit
11 2 (1.24%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 2 (1.24%) Gradle
11 2 (1.24%) jMock
11 2 (1.24%) Mockito
11 2 (1.24%) Robot Framework
11 2 (1.24%) SpecFlow
General
1 22 (13.66%) Public Sector
2 11 (6.83%) Finance
3 4 (2.48%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.62%) Aerospace
4 1 (0.62%) Fire and Rescue
4 1 (0.62%) Local Government
4 1 (0.62%) Retail
Job Titles
1 30 (18.63%) Architect
2 15 (9.32%) Developer
2 15 (9.32%) DevOps Engineer
3 12 (7.45%) Java Developer
4 11 (6.83%) Applications Architect
4 11 (6.83%) Lead Architect
4 11 (6.83%) Server Engineer
5 10 (6.21%) Analyst
6 8 (4.97%) Network Engineer
6 8 (4.97%) Security Architect
7 7 (4.35%) Information Manager
7 7 (4.35%) Information Security Manager
7 7 (4.35%) Security Manager
7 7 (4.35%) Service Analyst
7 7 (4.35%) Service Desk Analyst
8 6 (3.73%) Infrastructure Team Leader
8 6 (3.73%) Linux Engineer
8 6 (3.73%) Senior Developer
8 6 (3.73%) Test Engineer
8 6 (3.73%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (24.22%) Web Services
2 13 (8.07%) RESTful
3 12 (7.45%) CSS
3 12 (7.45%) HTML
4 11 (6.83%) Java EE
4 11 (6.83%) JSF
5 10 (6.21%) jQuery
6 9 (5.59%) AngularJS
6 9 (5.59%) Ember.js
6 9 (5.59%) React
7 8 (4.97%) Spring
8 6 (3.73%) .NET
9 5 (3.11%) Node.js
10 4 (2.48%) 802.1X
10 4 (2.48%) LDAP
11 3 (1.86%) ASP.NET
11 3 (1.86%) Hibernate
11 3 (1.86%) JPA
11 3 (1.86%) SOAP
12 2 (1.24%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 16 (9.94%) Cloud Native
2 13 (8.07%) Data Centre
3 9 (5.59%) Public Cloud
4 7 (4.35%) Data Protection Act
4 7 (4.35%) Management Information System
5 6 (3.73%) Self-Motivation
6 4 (2.48%) IBM Mainframe
6 4 (2.48%) Mainframe
6 4 (2.48%) Smartphone
7 3 (1.86%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (1.24%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.24%) Linux Command Line
8 2 (1.24%) Replication
9 1 (0.62%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.62%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.62%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.62%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 37 (22.98%) Windows
2 35 (21.74%) Linux
3 18 (11.18%) Windows Server
4 15 (9.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 12 (7.45%) Windows 7
6 11 (6.83%) Windows Server 2003
6 11 (6.83%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (4.35%) Unix
7 7 (4.35%) Windows 2000
7 7 (4.35%) Windows XP
8 5 (3.11%) Apple iOS
8 5 (3.11%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (2.48%) Windows 10
10 2 (1.24%) CentOS
10 2 (1.24%) Debian
10 2 (1.24%) Ubuntu
10 2 (1.24%) VMS
11 1 (0.62%) Android
11 1 (0.62%) Embedded Linux
11 1 (0.62%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (49.07%) Agile Software Development
2 74 (45.96%) DevOps
3 33 (20.50%) Waterfall
4 30 (18.63%) Project Management
5 29 (18.01%) ITIL
6 28 (17.39%) Mentoring
7 27 (16.77%) BDD
8 23 (14.29%) ITSM
8 23 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
8 23 (14.29%) Test Automation
9 22 (13.66%) Continuous Integration
10 20 (12.42%) TDD
11 19 (11.80%) Configuration Management
12 15 (9.32%) Problem-Solving
12 15 (9.32%) Project Delivery
12 15 (9.32%) Validation
13 14 (8.70%) Cybersecurity
13 14 (8.70%) Data Security
13 14 (8.70%) Migration
14 13 (8.07%) API Testing
Programming Languages
1 25 (15.53%) Python
2 24 (14.91%) Java
3 18 (11.18%) Bash Shell
4 13 (8.07%) JavaScript
5 12 (7.45%) PowerShell
6 9 (5.59%) SQL
7 6 (3.73%) C#
7 6 (3.73%) Ruby
8 5 (3.11%) C
8 5 (3.11%) Go
8 5 (3.11%) Perl
9 3 (1.86%) C++
10 2 (1.24%) Java 8
10 2 (1.24%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.62%) Groovy
11 1 (0.62%) R
11 1 (0.62%) Scala
Qualifications
1 139 (86.34%) SC Cleared
2 33 (20.50%) DV Cleared
3 9 (5.59%) CCNP
3 9 (5.59%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (4.35%) CISSP
5 5 (3.11%) ISTQB
6 4 (2.48%) A+ Certification
6 4 (2.48%) CCNA
6 4 (2.48%) Degree
6 4 (2.48%) ISEB
7 3 (1.86%) CCIP
7 3 (1.86%) CEH
7 3 (1.86%) CISA
7 3 (1.86%) CISM
7 3 (1.86%) SSCP
8 2 (1.24%) CCIE
8 2 (1.24%) MCSE
8 2 (1.24%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.62%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.62%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (10.56%) SLA
2 11 (6.83%) QA
3 8 (4.97%) GDPR
3 8 (4.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (4.35%) JSP 440
5 6 (3.73%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 5 (3.11%) COBIT
7 4 (2.48%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 4 (2.48%) NIST
8 3 (1.86%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 2 (1.24%) RMADS
10 1 (0.62%) Cyber Essentials
10 1 (0.62%) PCI DSS
10 1 (0.62%) PMO
System Software
1 26 (16.15%) Active Directory
2 15 (9.32%) Docker
3 12 (7.45%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (6.83%) Hyper-V
5 5 (3.11%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (1.86%) Snort
7 2 (1.24%) Postfix
8 1 (0.62%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.62%) vCloud
8 1 (0.62%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.62%) XenApp
8 1 (0.62%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 21 (13.04%) SCCM
2 20 (12.42%) Ansible
3 19 (11.80%) Puppet
4 17 (10.56%) SCOM
4 17 (10.56%) WSUS
5 15 (9.32%) Kubernetes
6 14 (8.70%) Opscode Chef
7 11 (6.83%) EMC NetWorker
7 11 (6.83%) NetBackup
7 11 (6.83%) SCVMM
8 10 (6.21%) Terraform
9 9 (5.59%) Packer
10 4 (2.48%) Salt
11 3 (1.86%) Endace
11 3 (1.86%) Single Sign-On
12 2 (1.24%) Ambari
12 2 (1.24%) SELinux
13 1 (0.62%) logstash
13 1 (0.62%) Microsoft Intune
13 1 (0.62%) Nagios
Vendors
1 31 (19.25%) Microsoft
2 27 (16.77%) VMware
3 21 (13.04%) HP
4 13 (8.07%) Red Hat
5 12 (7.45%) Cisco
5 12 (7.45%) Citrix
5 12 (7.45%) Google
5 12 (7.45%) Juniper
6 11 (6.83%) EMC
6 11 (6.83%) Symantec
7 8 (4.97%) Palo Alto
7 8 (4.97%) SAP
8 4 (2.48%) Apple
8 4 (2.48%) Cloudera
8 4 (2.48%) Hortonworks
8 4 (2.48%) IBM
8 4 (2.48%) MapR
8 4 (2.48%) TIBCO
9 3 (1.86%) Nortel
9 3 (1.86%) Oracle