Period
to 15 October 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 15 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Clearance
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 48 33 59
Rank change year-on-year -15 +26 -26
Permanent jobs citing Security Cleared 113 151 157
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 5.02% 6.60% 4.56%
As % of the Qualifications category 19.25% 19.19% 13.31%
Number of salaries quoted 71 156 98
Reading median annual salary £45,000 £57,500 £53,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -21.74% +6.98% +2.38%
10th Percentile £21,500 £30,500 £38,750
90th Percentile £81,250 £80,000 £70,000
Berkshire median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +10.00% -13.04% +15.00%

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 587 787 1,180
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 26.08% 34.41% 34.24%
Number of salaries quoted 450 623 840
Reading median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% -4.76% +16.67%
10th Percentile £25,000 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,750 £72,500 £75,000
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% -9.52% +10.53%

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 15 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Security Cleared in Reading

For the 6 months to 15 October 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 54 (47.79%) SC Cleared
2 48 (42.48%) DV Cleared
3 40 (35.40%) Windows
3 40 (35.40%) Linux
4 35 (30.97%) Microsoft
5 34 (30.09%) Degree
5 34 (30.09%) Cybersecurity
6 30 (26.55%) Hadoop
7 29 (25.66%) Java
7 29 (25.66%) Big Data
7 29 (25.66%) Apache Spark
8 28 (24.78%) C
9 25 (22.12%) Puppet
10 24 (21.24%) Atlassian
10 24 (21.24%) Python
10 24 (21.24%) DevOps
11 23 (20.35%) Data Analysis
12 22 (19.47%) ITIL
13 21 (18.58%) Bash Shell
13 21 (18.58%) Analytical Skills
14 20 (17.70%) SQL
15 19 (16.81%) Change Management
15 19 (16.81%) Computer Science
16 18 (15.93%) Apache Hive
16 18 (15.93%) Git (software)
16 18 (15.93%) Problem-Solving
17 17 (15.04%) PowerShell
18 16 (14.16%) Release Management
18 16 (14.16%) Agile Software Development
18 16 (14.16%) Active Directory

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 29 (25.66%) Apache Spark
2 16 (14.16%) Elasticsearch
3 11 (9.73%) Confluence
4 10 (8.85%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.88%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 10 (8.85%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (6.19%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.88%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (7.96%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (10.62%) Microsoft Azure
1 12 (10.62%) Office 365
2 4 (3.54%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.77%) IaaS
3 2 (1.77%) PaaS
3 2 (1.77%) Serverless
4 1 (0.88%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (0.88%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.88%) Datadog
4 1 (0.88%) GitHub
4 1 (0.88%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.19%) TCP/IP
2 6 (5.31%) Network Security
2 6 (5.31%) SSH
3 3 (2.65%) Intrusion Detection
3 3 (2.65%) LAN
4 2 (1.77%) Radio Access Network
5 1 (0.88%) BGP
5 1 (0.88%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (0.88%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (0.88%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (0.88%) DHCP
5 1 (0.88%) DNS
5 1 (0.88%) HSRP
5 1 (0.88%) MVNO
5 1 (0.88%) OSPF
5 1 (0.88%) SAN
5 1 (0.88%) Unified Communications
5 1 (0.88%) VPN
5 1 (0.88%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (26.55%) Hadoop
2 29 (25.66%) Big Data
3 18 (15.93%) Apache Hive
4 16 (14.16%) Impala
5 15 (13.27%) HBase
6 12 (10.62%) SQL Server
7 3 (2.65%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 18 (15.93%) Git (software)
2 12 (10.62%) JIRA
3 11 (9.73%) Bitbucket
4 7 (6.19%) Visual Studio
5 5 (4.42%) MSI
6 3 (2.65%) AdminStudio
7 2 (1.77%) HP UFT
7 2 (1.77%) InstallShield
7 2 (1.77%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (0.88%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.88%) Hudson
8 1 (0.88%) JMeter
8 1 (0.88%) Selenium
8 1 (0.88%) Travis CI
8 1 (0.88%) Vagrant
General
1 12 (10.62%) Finance
2 6 (5.31%) Aerospace
2 6 (5.31%) Telecoms
3 4 (3.54%) Manufacturing
4 3 (2.65%) Banking
4 3 (2.65%) Law
4 3 (2.65%) Military
5 2 (1.77%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.88%) Games
6 1 (0.88%) Legal
Job Titles
1 23 (20.35%) Analyst
2 16 (14.16%) Systems Engineer
3 14 (12.39%) DevOps Engineer
4 11 (9.73%) Developer
5 9 (7.96%) Applications Support
5 9 (7.96%) Applications Support Analyst
5 9 (7.96%) Support Analyst
6 8 (7.08%) Big Data Engineer
6 8 (7.08%) Cybersecurity Engineer
6 8 (7.08%) Hadoop Engineer
6 8 (7.08%) Security Engineer
7 7 (6.19%) Consultant
7 7 (6.19%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 7 (6.19%) Security Consultant
8 6 (5.31%) Architect
8 6 (5.31%) Linux Engineer
8 6 (5.31%) Service Analyst
8 6 (5.31%) Service Desk Analyst
8 6 (5.31%) Technical Architect
8 6 (5.31%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (10.62%) Elastic Stack
2 10 (8.85%) .NET
3 9 (7.96%) CGI
4 5 (4.42%) Kafka
4 5 (4.42%) Software Packaging
5 3 (2.65%) MLlib
5 3 (2.65%) Web Services
6 2 (1.77%) Akka
6 2 (1.77%) Hibernate
6 2 (1.77%) Middleware
6 2 (1.77%) Spring
6 2 (1.77%) XML
7 1 (0.88%) AngularJS
7 1 (0.88%) CSS3
7 1 (0.88%) HTML5
7 1 (0.88%) jQuery
7 1 (0.88%) Modernizr
7 1 (0.88%) Node.js
7 1 (0.88%) Sass
7 1 (0.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 21 (18.58%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (16.81%) Computer Science
3 6 (5.31%) Linux Command Line
4 5 (4.42%) Data Centre
5 4 (3.54%) Driving Licence
5 4 (3.54%) SCADA
5 4 (3.54%) Virtual Team
6 3 (2.65%) Cyberthreat
6 3 (2.65%) PKI
6 3 (2.65%) Self-Motivation
6 3 (2.65%) Smart Meter
7 2 (1.77%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.77%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 40 (35.40%) Linux
1 40 (35.40%) Windows
2 14 (12.39%) Windows Server
3 12 (10.62%) Windows 7
3 12 (10.62%) Windows XP
4 8 (7.08%) Unix
5 6 (5.31%) Ubuntu
5 6 (5.31%) Windows 10
5 6 (5.31%) Windows 2000
6 5 (4.42%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (3.54%) CentOS
7 4 (3.54%) Debian
7 4 (3.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (2.65%) AIX
8 3 (2.65%) Windows 8
8 3 (2.65%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (2.65%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.88%) DC/OS
9 1 (0.88%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (30.09%) Cybersecurity
2 24 (21.24%) DevOps
3 23 (20.35%) Data Analysis
4 22 (19.47%) ITIL
5 19 (16.81%) Change Management
6 18 (15.93%) Problem-Solving
7 16 (14.16%) Agile Software Development
7 16 (14.16%) Release Management
8 14 (12.39%) Configuration Management
9 13 (11.50%) Integration Testing
9 13 (11.50%) Low Latency
9 13 (11.50%) Visualisation
10 12 (10.62%) Project Management
11 11 (9.73%) ETL
11 11 (9.73%) Open Source
12 10 (8.85%) Analytics
12 10 (8.85%) Customer Engagement
13 9 (7.96%) CRM
13 9 (7.96%) Disaster Recovery
13 9 (7.96%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 29 (25.66%) Java
2 28 (24.78%) C
3 24 (21.24%) Python
4 21 (18.58%) Bash Shell
5 20 (17.70%) SQL
6 17 (15.04%) PowerShell
7 10 (8.85%) C#
8 8 (7.08%) JavaScript
9 5 (4.42%) Scala
10 4 (3.54%) VB
11 3 (2.65%) VBScript
12 2 (1.77%) Java 8
12 2 (1.77%) R
13 1 (0.88%) C++
13 1 (0.88%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.88%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 54 (47.79%) SC Cleared
2 48 (42.48%) DV Cleared
3 34 (30.09%) Degree
4 6 (5.31%) CISM
4 6 (5.31%) CISSP
4 6 (5.31%) Citrix Certification
4 6 (5.31%) MCP
4 6 (5.31%) MCSE
4 6 (5.31%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (4.42%) CRISC
6 4 (3.54%) CESG Certified Professional
6 4 (3.54%) Computer Science Degree
6 4 (3.54%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (1.77%) CISA
8 1 (0.88%) CCIE
8 1 (0.88%) CCIE Data Center
8 1 (0.88%) CCNP
8 1 (0.88%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.88%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 6 (5.31%) SLA
2 3 (2.65%) GDPR
3 2 (1.77%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.77%) PMO
System Software
1 16 (14.16%) Active Directory
2 15 (13.27%) Apache Flume
2 15 (13.27%) HDFS
3 14 (12.39%) Virtual Machines
4 10 (8.85%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (5.31%) Hyper-V
6 3 (2.65%) Firmware
6 3 (2.65%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.88%) Docker
7 1 (0.88%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.88%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.88%) vSphere
7 1 (0.88%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 25 (22.12%) Puppet
2 16 (14.16%) Kibana
3 11 (9.73%) SCCM
4 9 (7.96%) WSUS
5 3 (2.65%) EMC NetWorker
5 3 (2.65%) SCOM
6 2 (1.77%) Ansible
6 2 (1.77%) HP ALM
7 1 (0.88%) Docker Swarm
7 1 (0.88%) Kubernetes
7 1 (0.88%) Network Intrusion Detection System
7 1 (0.88%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.88%) Packer
7 1 (0.88%) QRadar
7 1 (0.88%) Terraform
7 1 (0.88%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 35 (30.97%) Microsoft
2 24 (21.24%) Atlassian
3 12 (10.62%) VMware
4 11 (9.73%) Cloudera
4 11 (9.73%) HP
5 5 (4.42%) Cisco
6 4 (3.54%) ArcSight
6 4 (3.54%) Citrix
6 4 (3.54%) EMC
7 3 (2.65%) Autodesk
7 3 (2.65%) Veeam
8 2 (1.77%) Splunk
9 1 (0.88%) FireEye
9 1 (0.88%) Google
9 1 (0.88%) Juniper
9 1 (0.88%) Meraki
9 1 (0.88%) New Relic
9 1 (0.88%) Oracle
9 1 (0.88%) Red Hat