Period
to 18 January 2019

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 18 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Clearance
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 53 63 52
Rank change year-on-year +10 -11 -7
Permanent jobs citing Security Cleared 104 102 142
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 5.24% 4.00% 4.64%
As % of the Qualifications category 19.40% 13.35% 13.30%
Number of salaries quoted 79 120 76
Reading median annual salary £37,500 £57,500 £51,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -34.78% +11.65% +21.18%
10th Percentile £22,150 £31,000 £38,125
90th Percentile £67,500 £80,000 £70,000
Berkshire median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -10.00% -9.09% +22.22%

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 536 764 1,068
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 27.03% 29.96% 34.88%
Number of salaries quoted 425 586 700
Reading median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -14.29% +5.00%
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,500 £27,950
90th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £75,000
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% -14.29% +5.00%

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 18 January 2019.

Salary histogram for Security Cleared in Reading

For the 6 months to 18 January 2019, 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 63 (60.58%) SC Cleared
2 42 (40.38%) DV Cleared
3 41 (39.42%) Microsoft
4 38 (36.54%) Windows
5 33 (31.73%) ITIL
6 31 (29.81%) Active Directory
7 27 (25.96%) Windows 7
8 24 (23.08%) Linux
8 24 (23.08%) Windows XP
9 22 (21.15%) SCCM
10 21 (20.19%) VMware
11 20 (19.23%) HP
12 19 (18.27%) Microsoft Office
12 19 (18.27%) Bash Shell
12 19 (18.27%) Cybersecurity
13 18 (17.31%) Office 365
13 18 (17.31%) Big Data
14 17 (16.35%) Git (software)
14 17 (16.35%) Agile Software Development
14 17 (16.35%) Java
14 17 (16.35%) Python
14 17 (16.35%) SLA
15 15 (14.42%) TCP/IP
15 15 (14.42%) WSUS
15 15 (14.42%) PowerShell
16 13 (12.50%) Unix
16 13 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
16 13 (12.50%) Degree
16 13 (12.50%) Data Analysis
17 12 (11.54%) Release Management

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 8 (7.69%) SharePoint
2 7 (6.73%) Apache Spark
3 5 (4.81%) Confluence
4 3 (2.88%) IIS
4 3 (2.88%) MS Exchange
4 3 (2.88%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.92%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 19 (18.27%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (11.54%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (6.73%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 18 (17.31%) Office 365
2 6 (5.77%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.92%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 15 (14.42%) TCP/IP
2 11 (10.58%) SSH
3 8 (7.69%) Firewall
4 5 (4.81%) LAN
5 4 (3.85%) Internet
5 4 (3.85%) SNMP
6 3 (2.88%) BIG-IP
6 3 (2.88%) IP Telephony
6 3 (2.88%) NAS
6 3 (2.88%) Network Security
6 3 (2.88%) Remote Desktop
6 3 (2.88%) SAN
6 3 (2.88%) VLAN
7 2 (1.92%) FCoE
7 2 (1.92%) Intrusion Detection
7 2 (1.92%) Junos
7 2 (1.92%) MPLS
7 2 (1.92%) OSPF
7 2 (1.92%) PPP
7 2 (1.92%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (17.31%) Big Data
2 11 (10.58%) SQL Server
3 7 (6.73%) Hadoop
4 3 (2.88%) SQL Server 2016
5 2 (1.92%) Apache Hive
5 2 (1.92%) HBase
5 2 (1.92%) Impala
Development Applications
1 17 (16.35%) Git (software)
2 11 (10.58%) MSI
3 7 (6.73%) AdminStudio
3 7 (6.73%) JIRA
4 5 (4.81%) Bitbucket
5 4 (3.85%) HP UFT
5 4 (3.85%) InstallShield
6 2 (1.92%) Redmine
7 1 (0.96%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (9.62%) Finance
2 6 (5.77%) Manufacturing
3 5 (4.81%) Military
4 3 (2.88%) Electronics
5 2 (1.92%) Aerospace
5 2 (1.92%) Banking
5 2 (1.92%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.96%) Law
6 1 (0.96%) Legal
6 1 (0.96%) Retail
Job Titles
1 22 (21.15%) Analyst
2 14 (13.46%) Developer
3 12 (11.54%) Service Analyst
3 12 (11.54%) Service Desk Analyst
4 11 (10.58%) Software Packager
5 10 (9.62%) Consultant
6 9 (8.65%) Security Consultant
7 8 (7.69%) Support Engineer
8 7 (6.73%) Applications Support
8 7 (6.73%) Applications Support Analyst
8 7 (6.73%) Architect
8 7 (6.73%) Desktop Support
8 7 (6.73%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 7 (6.73%) Support Analyst
8 7 (6.73%) Technical Architect
9 6 (5.77%) Senior Consultant
9 6 (5.77%) Senior Security Consultant
9 6 (5.77%) Systems Engineer
10 4 (3.85%) Software Developer
10 4 (3.85%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (10.58%) Software Packaging
2 8 (7.69%) .NET
3 7 (6.73%) CGI
4 5 (4.81%) Elastic Stack
5 2 (1.92%) Hibernate
5 2 (1.92%) Middleware
5 2 (1.92%) Spring
6 1 (0.96%) AngularJS
6 1 (0.96%) Apache Flex
6 1 (0.96%) COM
6 1 (0.96%) CSS
6 1 (0.96%) CSS3
6 1 (0.96%) HTML
6 1 (0.96%) HTML5
6 1 (0.96%) jQuery
6 1 (0.96%) JSON
6 1 (0.96%) Modernizr
6 1 (0.96%) Node.js
6 1 (0.96%) Sass
6 1 (0.96%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (10.58%) Linux Command Line
2 8 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (7.69%) Data Centre
3 7 (6.73%) Self-Motivation
4 4 (3.85%) Client/Server
4 4 (3.85%) Virtual Team
5 2 (1.92%) Clustering
5 2 (1.92%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 2 (1.92%) PKI
5 2 (1.92%) Smart Meter
6 1 (0.96%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 38 (36.54%) Windows
2 27 (25.96%) Windows 7
3 24 (23.08%) Linux
3 24 (23.08%) Windows XP
4 13 (12.50%) Unix
5 12 (11.54%) Windows 10
5 12 (11.54%) Windows 2000
6 7 (6.73%) Windows Server
7 5 (4.81%) Windows 8
8 4 (3.85%) CentOS
8 4 (3.85%) Debian
8 4 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (3.85%) Ubuntu
9 3 (2.88%) AIX
9 3 (2.88%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (2.88%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (2.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (31.73%) ITIL
2 19 (18.27%) Cybersecurity
3 17 (16.35%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (12.50%) Data Analysis
5 12 (11.54%) Change Management
5 12 (11.54%) Customer Requirements
5 12 (11.54%) Migration
5 12 (11.54%) Release Management
5 12 (11.54%) Risk Management
5 12 (11.54%) Software Deployment
6 10 (9.62%) Presales
6 10 (9.62%) Waterfall
7 9 (8.65%) Problem-Solving
7 9 (8.65%) Project Management
7 9 (8.65%) Service Management
8 8 (7.69%) Data Protection
8 8 (7.69%) ITSM
8 8 (7.69%) Open Source
8 8 (7.69%) Security Testing
9 7 (6.73%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 19 (18.27%) Bash Shell
2 17 (16.35%) Java
2 17 (16.35%) Python
3 15 (14.42%) PowerShell
4 11 (10.58%) SQL
5 9 (8.65%) C
6 8 (7.69%) JavaScript
7 7 (6.73%) C#
7 7 (6.73%) VB
7 7 (6.73%) VBScript
8 2 (1.92%) Java 8
8 2 (1.92%) Korn
Qualifications
1 63 (60.58%) SC Cleared
2 42 (40.38%) DV Cleared
3 13 (12.50%) Degree
4 8 (7.69%) CISSP
4 8 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (6.73%) MCSE
6 6 (5.77%) BPSS Clearance
6 6 (5.77%) CISM
6 6 (5.77%) CRISC
7 4 (3.85%) CCNA
7 4 (3.85%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (3.85%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 3 (2.88%) MCSA
9 2 (1.92%) CCNP
9 2 (1.92%) Citrix Certification
9 2 (1.92%) GIAC
9 2 (1.92%) Linux+ Certification
9 2 (1.92%) MCP
9 2 (1.92%) Network+ Certification
9 2 (1.92%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (16.35%) SLA
2 9 (8.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (7.69%) GDPR
4 6 (5.77%) PCI DSS
5 3 (2.88%) Cyber Essentials
5 3 (2.88%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 3 (2.88%) PMO
System Software
1 31 (29.81%) Active Directory
2 13 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (6.73%) Hyper-V
3 7 (6.73%) Microsoft App-V
4 5 (4.81%) Firmware
5 4 (3.85%) XenApp
6 3 (2.88%) XenDesktop
7 2 (1.92%) Apache Flume
7 2 (1.92%) HDFS
7 2 (1.92%) NFS
7 2 (1.92%) Samba
7 2 (1.92%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (1.92%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (1.92%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 22 (21.15%) SCCM
2 15 (14.42%) WSUS
3 9 (8.65%) Puppet
4 3 (2.88%) Data Guard
4 3 (2.88%) EMC NetWorker
4 3 (2.88%) SCOM
4 3 (2.88%) SCVMM
5 2 (1.92%) Ansible
5 2 (1.92%) Kibana
5 2 (1.92%) Nagios
5 2 (1.92%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 41 (39.42%) Microsoft
2 21 (20.19%) VMware
3 20 (19.23%) HP
4 10 (9.62%) Cisco
5 7 (6.73%) Atlassian
5 7 (6.73%) Autodesk
5 7 (6.73%) Citrix
5 7 (6.73%) EMC
6 5 (4.81%) Cloudera
6 5 (4.81%) F5
7 4 (3.85%) Aruba
7 4 (3.85%) Mitel
8 3 (2.88%) Juniper
8 3 (2.88%) Oracle
9 2 (1.92%) ArcSight
9 2 (1.92%) Meraki
9 2 (1.92%) NetApp
9 2 (1.92%) Remedy
9 2 (1.92%) SolarWinds
10 1 (0.96%) Palo Alto