Period
to 25 May 2018

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

Security Clearance
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
25 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 73 42 54
Rank change year-on-year -31 +12 -38
Permanent jobs citing Security Cleared 81 148 191
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 3.19% 5.85% 4.99%
As % of the Qualifications category 12.35% 17.05% 13.58%
Number of salaries quoted 59 100 162
Reading median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% -5.00% -16.67%
10th Percentile £32,000 £22,075 £35,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £68,750
Berkshire median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +1.05% -9.52% -12.50%

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 656 868 1,406
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 25.80% 34.34% 36.75%
Number of salaries quoted 547 607 1,061
Reading median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -10.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £26,250 £23,750 £30,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £71,250
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year - -9.52% +6.06%

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 25 May 2018.

Salary histogram for Security Cleared in Reading

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 Reading region with a requirement for Security Cleared.

1 47 (58.02%) SC Cleared
2 25 (30.86%) Analytical Skills
3 21 (25.93%) Problem-Solving
4 20 (24.69%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (24.69%) SQL
4 20 (24.69%) ITIL
4 20 (24.69%) Linux
5 19 (23.46%) Windows
6 18 (22.22%) Degree
7 17 (20.99%) DV Cleared
7 17 (20.99%) Cybersecurity
7 17 (20.99%) DevOps
8 16 (19.75%) Java
8 16 (19.75%) Hadoop
9 15 (18.52%) Open Source
9 15 (18.52%) C
10 14 (17.28%) Python
10 14 (17.28%) HP
11 13 (16.05%) Microsoft
11 13 (16.05%) Unix
12 12 (14.81%) XML
12 12 (14.81%) Puppet
12 12 (14.81%) Apache Spark
12 12 (14.81%) Windows Server
12 12 (14.81%) HP ALM
13 11 (13.58%) Big Data
13 11 (13.58%) Test Management
13 11 (13.58%) Finance
14 10 (12.35%) Configuration Management
14 10 (12.35%) Continuous Integration

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 12 (14.81%) Apache Spark
2 9 (11.11%) Elasticsearch
3 8 (9.88%) SharePoint
4 4 (4.94%) Confluence
5 1 (1.23%) Alfresco
5 1 (1.23%) GeoServer
5 1 (1.23%) IIS
5 1 (1.23%) JBoss
5 1 (1.23%) Joomla!
Applications
1 4 (4.94%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (4.94%) Microsoft Office
1 4 (4.94%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (3.70%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (4.94%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (3.70%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 3 (3.70%) AWS CloudFormation
3 3 (3.70%) Datadog
3 3 (3.70%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (2.47%) Office 365
4 2 (2.47%) Slack
5 1 (1.23%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.94%) BGP
1 4 (4.94%) Internet
1 4 (4.94%) Network Security
1 4 (4.94%) SSH
2 3 (3.70%) MPLS
2 3 (3.70%) OSPF
2 3 (3.70%) VLAN
2 3 (3.70%) Wireless
3 2 (2.47%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (2.47%) DNS
3 2 (2.47%) Ethernet
3 2 (2.47%) Firewall
3 2 (2.47%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (2.47%) IPsec
3 2 (2.47%) LAN
3 2 (2.47%) VoIP
3 2 (2.47%) VPN
3 2 (2.47%) WAN
3 2 (2.47%) WLAN
4 1 (1.23%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (19.75%) Hadoop
2 11 (13.58%) Big Data
3 9 (11.11%) Apache Hive
3 9 (11.11%) Impala
3 9 (11.11%) SQL Server
4 6 (7.41%) HBase
5 3 (3.70%) SQL Server 2016
6 2 (2.47%) Oracle Database
6 2 (2.47%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (1.23%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (1.23%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.23%) MySQL
7 1 (1.23%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.23%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (12.35%) SoapUI
2 9 (11.11%) JIRA
3 8 (9.88%) Git (software)
4 4 (4.94%) Jenkins
5 3 (3.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (3.70%) Bitbucket
5 3 (3.70%) Travis CI
5 3 (3.70%) Vagrant
5 3 (3.70%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.23%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 1 (1.23%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.23%) JUnit
6 1 (1.23%) Maven
6 1 (1.23%) Mockito
6 1 (1.23%) Subversion
General
1 11 (13.58%) Finance
2 8 (9.88%) Aerospace
3 7 (8.64%) Law
4 6 (7.41%) Telecoms
5 4 (4.94%) Games
5 4 (4.94%) Manufacturing
5 4 (4.94%) Marketing
6 2 (2.47%) Advertising
6 2 (2.47%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.23%) Banking
7 1 (1.23%) Military
7 1 (1.23%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (20.99%) Analyst
2 10 (12.35%) DevOps Engineer
3 8 (9.88%) Developer
3 8 (9.88%) Test Analyst
4 5 (6.17%) Consultant
4 5 (6.17%) Linux Engineer
4 5 (6.17%) Security Consultant
4 5 (6.17%) Security Engineer
4 5 (6.17%) Systems Engineer
5 4 (4.94%) Architect
5 4 (4.94%) Cybersecurity Engineer
5 4 (4.94%) Digital Executive
5 4 (4.94%) Information Security Consultant
5 4 (4.94%) Problem Manager
5 4 (4.94%) Python Developer
5 4 (4.94%) Python Software Engineer
5 4 (4.94%) Sales Executive
5 4 (4.94%) Software Developer
5 4 (4.94%) Software Engineer
5 4 (4.94%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (14.81%) XML
2 6 (7.41%) Elastic Stack
3 4 (4.94%) AngularJS
3 4 (4.94%) CSS
3 4 (4.94%) HTML
4 3 (3.70%) .NET
4 3 (3.70%) HTML5
4 3 (3.70%) Kafka
4 3 (3.70%) MLlib
4 3 (3.70%) Node.js
4 3 (3.70%) Sass
5 2 (2.47%) CSS3
5 2 (2.47%) jQuery
5 2 (2.47%) Modernizr
5 2 (2.47%) React
5 2 (2.47%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (1.23%) Apache CXF
6 1 (1.23%) JSF
6 1 (1.23%) Spring
6 1 (1.23%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 25 (30.86%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (11.11%) Computer Science
3 7 (8.64%) Driving Licence
4 6 (7.41%) W3C
5 5 (6.17%) Self-Motivation
6 4 (4.94%) Data Centre
6 4 (4.94%) Management Information System
6 4 (4.94%) SCADA
6 4 (4.94%) Social Network
7 3 (3.70%) Cyberthreat
7 3 (3.70%) Linux Command Line
7 3 (3.70%) Smart Meter
8 1 (1.23%) Client/Server
8 1 (1.23%) Cyberattack
8 1 (1.23%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 1 (1.23%) RIA
8 1 (1.23%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 20 (24.69%) Linux
2 19 (23.46%) Windows
3 13 (16.05%) Unix
4 12 (14.81%) Windows Server
5 8 (9.88%) Ubuntu
6 4 (4.94%) Debian
7 3 (3.70%) CentOS
7 3 (3.70%) DC/OS
7 3 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (25.93%) Problem-Solving
2 20 (24.69%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (24.69%) ITIL
3 17 (20.99%) Cybersecurity
3 17 (20.99%) DevOps
4 15 (18.52%) Open Source
5 11 (13.58%) Test Management
6 10 (12.35%) Configuration Management
6 10 (12.35%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (12.35%) Defect Management
7 9 (11.11%) Analytics
7 9 (11.11%) Data Analysis
8 8 (9.88%) Change Management
8 8 (9.88%) Psychology
9 7 (8.64%) CRM
10 6 (7.41%) Information Security
10 6 (7.41%) Integration Testing
10 6 (7.41%) Project Management
10 6 (7.41%) Release Management
10 6 (7.41%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 20 (24.69%) SQL
2 16 (19.75%) Java
3 15 (18.52%) C
4 14 (17.28%) Python
5 10 (12.35%) Bash Shell
6 8 (9.88%) JavaScript
7 6 (7.41%) PowerShell
8 3 (3.70%) C#
8 3 (3.70%) Scala
9 2 (2.47%) PHP
9 2 (2.47%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.23%) Perl
Qualifications
1 47 (58.02%) SC Cleared
2 18 (22.22%) Degree
3 17 (20.99%) DV Cleared
4 10 (12.35%) ISTQB
5 6 (7.41%) CISM
5 6 (7.41%) CISSP
6 4 (4.94%) CCNP
6 4 (4.94%) CESG Certified Professional
6 4 (4.94%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (4.94%) CRISC
6 4 (4.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (2.47%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (2.47%) CCIE
7 2 (2.47%) CISA
7 2 (2.47%) Citrix Certification
7 2 (2.47%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (2.47%) DBS Check
7 2 (2.47%) MCP
7 2 (2.47%) MCSE
7 2 (2.47%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.64%) PCI DSS
2 6 (7.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (4.94%) PMO
4 2 (2.47%) GDPR
5 1 (1.23%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 1 (1.23%) PSD2
5 1 (1.23%) QA
System Software
1 9 (11.11%) Virtual Machines
2 7 (8.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (7.41%) Apache Flume
3 6 (7.41%) HDFS
4 5 (6.17%) Hyper-V
5 3 (3.70%) Active Directory
5 3 (3.70%) Docker
5 3 (3.70%) VirtualBox
6 1 (1.23%) FreeRADIUS
6 1 (1.23%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.23%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 12 (14.81%) HP ALM
1 12 (14.81%) Puppet
2 9 (11.11%) Kibana
3 7 (8.64%) Ansible
4 3 (3.70%) Docker Swarm
4 3 (3.70%) Kubernetes
4 3 (3.70%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (3.70%) Packer
4 3 (3.70%) Terraform
5 2 (2.47%) FortiGate
5 2 (2.47%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (1.23%) Cacti
6 1 (1.23%) Nagios
6 1 (1.23%) Single Sign-On
6 1 (1.23%) SolarWinds Orion
6 1 (1.23%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 14 (17.28%) HP
2 13 (16.05%) Microsoft
3 9 (11.11%) Atlassian
3 9 (11.11%) VMware
4 7 (8.64%) Cisco
5 4 (4.94%) Red Hat
6 3 (3.70%) Capita
6 3 (3.70%) Cloudera
6 3 (3.70%) Dell
6 3 (3.70%) EMC
6 3 (3.70%) Google
6 3 (3.70%) New Relic
6 3 (3.70%) Splunk
6 3 (3.70%) Veeam
7 2 (2.47%) Aerohive Networks
7 2 (2.47%) AirMagnet
7 2 (2.47%) Brocade
7 2 (2.47%) Juniper
7 2 (2.47%) Palo Alto
7 2 (2.47%) Ruckus Wireless