Period
to 21 August 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 21 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Clearance
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 52 43 53
Rank change year-on-year -9 +10 -30
Permanent jobs citing Security Cleared 102 149 186
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 4.39% 6.18% 5.18%
As % of the Qualifications category 16.94% 18.30% 14.41%
Number of salaries quoted 63 130 129
Reading median annual salary £46,500 £50,000 £52,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.00% -3.85% -13.33%
10th Percentile £32,500 £22,250 £35,000
90th Percentile £81,250 £71,900 £72,600
Berkshire median annual salary £55,000 £47,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +15.79% -13.64% -8.33%

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 602 814 1,291
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 25.90% 33.75% 35.96%
Number of salaries quoted 485 614 955
Reading median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% -9.52% +16.67%
10th Percentile £27,000 £24,075 £28,050
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £72,500
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 21 August 2018.

Salary histogram for Security Cleared in Reading

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 46 (45.10%) SC Cleared
2 37 (36.27%) DV Cleared
3 36 (35.29%) Linux
4 33 (32.35%) Windows
5 30 (29.41%) Degree
6 29 (28.43%) Hadoop
6 29 (28.43%) Cybersecurity
7 27 (26.47%) DevOps
8 25 (24.51%) Apache Spark
9 24 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
9 24 (23.53%) Big Data
9 24 (23.53%) C
9 24 (23.53%) Microsoft
10 23 (22.55%) Java
10 23 (22.55%) Puppet
11 21 (20.59%) Python
12 20 (19.61%) Data Analysis
12 20 (19.61%) Atlassian
13 19 (18.63%) Agile Software Development
13 19 (18.63%) SQL
14 18 (17.65%) Computer Science
14 18 (17.65%) Apache Hive
14 18 (17.65%) Problem-Solving
15 17 (16.67%) Change Management
15 17 (16.67%) ITIL
16 16 (15.69%) Configuration Management
16 16 (15.69%) Bash Shell
16 16 (15.69%) Virtual Machines
16 16 (15.69%) Elasticsearch
16 16 (15.69%) Impala

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 25 (24.51%) Apache Spark
2 16 (15.69%) Elasticsearch
3 8 (7.84%) SharePoint
4 7 (6.86%) Confluence
5 1 (0.98%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 5 (4.90%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (2.94%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.98%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.98%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (6.86%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 13 (12.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (7.84%) Office 365
3 6 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (2.94%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 3 (2.94%) AWS CloudFormation
4 3 (2.94%) Datadog
4 3 (2.94%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (1.96%) IaaS
5 2 (1.96%) PaaS
5 2 (1.96%) Serverless
6 1 (0.98%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.98%) GitHub
6 1 (0.98%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.86%) Network Security
2 5 (4.90%) SSH
3 3 (2.94%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.96%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (1.96%) Radio Access Network
5 1 (0.98%) BGP
5 1 (0.98%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (0.98%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (0.98%) DHCP
5 1 (0.98%) DNS
5 1 (0.98%) HSRP
5 1 (0.98%) OSPF
5 1 (0.98%) SAN
5 1 (0.98%) Unified Communications
5 1 (0.98%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (28.43%) Hadoop
2 24 (23.53%) Big Data
3 18 (17.65%) Apache Hive
4 16 (15.69%) Impala
5 15 (14.71%) HBase
6 10 (9.80%) SQL Server
7 3 (2.94%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 13 (12.75%) Git (software)
2 8 (7.84%) JIRA
3 7 (6.86%) Bitbucket
3 7 (6.86%) Visual Studio
4 4 (3.92%) Jenkins
4 4 (3.92%) MSI
5 3 (2.94%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (2.94%) Travis CI
5 3 (2.94%) Vagrant
6 2 (1.96%) AdminStudio
6 2 (1.96%) HP UFT
6 2 (1.96%) InstallShield
6 2 (1.96%) SoapUI
7 1 (0.98%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.98%) Hudson
7 1 (0.98%) JMeter
7 1 (0.98%) Selenium
General
1 13 (12.75%) Finance
2 7 (6.86%) Telecoms
3 6 (5.88%) Aerospace
4 4 (3.92%) Games
4 4 (3.92%) Manufacturing
5 3 (2.94%) Law
5 3 (2.94%) Military
6 2 (1.96%) Banking
6 2 (1.96%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.98%) Legal
Job Titles
1 19 (18.63%) Analyst
2 16 (15.69%) DevOps Engineer
3 12 (11.76%) Systems Engineer
4 10 (9.80%) Developer
5 8 (7.84%) Big Data Engineer
5 8 (7.84%) Cybersecurity Engineer
5 8 (7.84%) Hadoop Engineer
5 8 (7.84%) Linux Engineer
5 8 (7.84%) Security Engineer
6 7 (6.86%) Applications Support
6 7 (6.86%) Applications Support Analyst
6 7 (6.86%) Architect
6 7 (6.86%) Consultant
6 7 (6.86%) Security Consultant
6 7 (6.86%) Support Analyst
7 6 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 6 (5.88%) Lead Architect
7 6 (5.88%) Technical Architect
7 6 (5.88%) Technical Leader
7 6 (5.88%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (9.80%) Elastic Stack
2 8 (7.84%) .NET
3 7 (6.86%) CGI
4 5 (4.90%) Kafka
4 5 (4.90%) XML
5 4 (3.92%) Software Packaging
6 3 (2.94%) MLlib
6 3 (2.94%) Web Services
7 2 (1.96%) Akka
7 2 (1.96%) Hibernate
7 2 (1.96%) Middleware
7 2 (1.96%) Spring
8 1 (0.98%) CSS
8 1 (0.98%) CSS3
8 1 (0.98%) HTML
8 1 (0.98%) HTML5
8 1 (0.98%) jQuery
8 1 (0.98%) Modernizr
8 1 (0.98%) Node.js
8 1 (0.98%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 24 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (17.65%) Computer Science
3 4 (3.92%) Driving Licence
3 4 (3.92%) Linux Command Line
3 4 (3.92%) SCADA
3 4 (3.92%) Smart Meter
4 3 (2.94%) Cyberthreat
4 3 (2.94%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.96%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.96%) Clustering
5 2 (1.96%) PKI
5 2 (1.96%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (1.96%) Virtual Team
5 2 (1.96%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 36 (35.29%) Linux
2 33 (32.35%) Windows
3 15 (14.71%) Windows Server
4 9 (8.82%) Ubuntu
5 7 (6.86%) Unix
6 6 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (4.90%) Debian
8 4 (3.92%) CentOS
8 4 (3.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (3.92%) Windows 7
8 4 (3.92%) Windows XP
9 3 (2.94%) DC/OS
10 2 (1.96%) AIX
10 2 (1.96%) Windows 10
10 2 (1.96%) Windows 2000
10 2 (1.96%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (1.96%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.98%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (28.43%) Cybersecurity
2 27 (26.47%) DevOps
3 20 (19.61%) Data Analysis
4 19 (18.63%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (17.65%) Problem-Solving
6 17 (16.67%) Change Management
6 17 (16.67%) ITIL
7 16 (15.69%) Configuration Management
8 15 (14.71%) Release Management
9 14 (13.73%) Open Source
10 13 (12.75%) Integration Testing
10 13 (12.75%) Low Latency
10 13 (12.75%) Visualisation
11 11 (10.78%) Continuous Integration
11 11 (10.78%) Project Management
12 10 (9.80%) Customer Engagement
13 9 (8.82%) Analytics
13 9 (8.82%) Presales
14 8 (7.84%) Disaster Recovery
14 8 (7.84%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 24 (23.53%) C
2 23 (22.55%) Java
3 21 (20.59%) Python
4 19 (18.63%) SQL
5 16 (15.69%) Bash Shell
6 12 (11.76%) PowerShell
7 8 (7.84%) C#
8 7 (6.86%) JavaScript
9 5 (4.90%) Scala
10 3 (2.94%) VB
11 2 (1.96%) Java 8
11 2 (1.96%) R
11 2 (1.96%) VBScript
12 1 (0.98%) C++
12 1 (0.98%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.98%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 46 (45.10%) SC Cleared
2 37 (36.27%) DV Cleared
3 30 (29.41%) Degree
4 8 (7.84%) CISM
4 8 (7.84%) CISSP
5 6 (5.88%) Citrix Certification
5 6 (5.88%) MCP
5 6 (5.88%) MCSE
5 6 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (4.90%) CRISC
7 4 (3.92%) CESG Certified Professional
7 4 (3.92%) CISA
8 3 (2.94%) Computer Science Degree
9 2 (1.96%) ISTQB
9 2 (1.96%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (0.98%) CCIE Data Center
10 1 (0.98%) GIAC
10 1 (0.98%) Master's Degree
10 1 (0.98%) PCI QSA
10 1 (0.98%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (2.94%) GDPR
2 3 (2.94%) PCI DSS
2 3 (2.94%) PMO
3 2 (1.96%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.96%) SLA
4 1 (0.98%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 1 (0.98%) PSD2
System Software
1 16 (15.69%) Virtual Machines
2 15 (14.71%) Apache Flume
2 15 (14.71%) HDFS
3 10 (9.80%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (6.86%) Active Directory
4 7 (6.86%) Hyper-V
5 3 (2.94%) Docker
5 3 (2.94%) VirtualBox
6 2 (1.96%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.98%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.98%) vSphere
7 1 (0.98%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 23 (22.55%) Puppet
2 16 (15.69%) Kibana
3 7 (6.86%) Ansible
4 6 (5.88%) SCCM
5 5 (4.90%) HP ALM
6 4 (3.92%) WSUS
7 3 (2.94%) Docker Swarm
7 3 (2.94%) Kubernetes
7 3 (2.94%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (2.94%) Packer
7 3 (2.94%) Terraform
8 2 (1.96%) EMC NetWorker
8 2 (1.96%) SCOM
9 1 (0.98%) Network Intrusion Detection System
9 1 (0.98%) QRadar
9 1 (0.98%) Single Sign-On
9 1 (0.98%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 24 (23.53%) Microsoft
2 20 (19.61%) Atlassian
3 12 (11.76%) VMware
4 10 (9.80%) HP
5 7 (6.86%) Capita
5 7 (6.86%) Cloudera
6 4 (3.92%) Cisco
6 4 (3.92%) Red Hat
6 4 (3.92%) Splunk
7 3 (2.94%) ArcSight
7 3 (2.94%) Citrix
7 3 (2.94%) EMC
7 3 (2.94%) Google
7 3 (2.94%) New Relic
7 3 (2.94%) Veeam
8 2 (1.96%) Autodesk
9 1 (0.98%) CyberArk
9 1 (0.98%) FireEye
9 1 (0.98%) Juniper
9 1 (0.98%) Oracle