Period
to 19 July 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 19 July 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Clearance
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
19 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 44 66 42
Rank change year-on-year +22 -24 +15
Permanent jobs citing Security Cleared 139 88 149
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 5.70% 3.69% 6.01%
As % of the Qualifications category 21.79% 14.17% 17.78%
Number of salaries quoted 106 50 121
Reading median annual salary £53,500 £46,750 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.44% -1.58% -8.21%
10th Percentile £32,500 £35,425 £20,500
90th Percentile £74,125 £81,250 £70,000
Berkshire median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% +15.79% -13.64%

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 638 621 838
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 26.17% 26.01% 33.78%
Number of salaries quoted 486 500 612
Reading median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,250
Median salary % change year-on-year - -4.76% -5.50%
10th Percentile £26,125 £27,000 £23,750
90th Percentile £74,375 £72,500 £72,500
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £48,514 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.06% +2.13% -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 19 July 2019.

Salary histogram for Security Cleared in Reading

For the 6 months to 19 July 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 80 (57.55%) SC Cleared
2 47 (33.81%) ITIL
3 43 (30.94%) Windows
3 43 (30.94%) Java
4 37 (26.62%) Python
4 37 (26.62%) Microsoft
5 33 (23.74%) C#
5 33 (23.74%) Hadoop
5 33 (23.74%) Office 365
6 32 (23.02%) Open Source
6 32 (23.02%) HP
7 31 (22.30%) Agile Software Development
8 30 (21.58%) Spring
8 30 (21.58%) Software Engineering
9 28 (20.14%) Git (software)
9 28 (20.14%) DV Cleared
10 25 (17.99%) Akka
10 25 (17.99%) Docker
10 25 (17.99%) Microservices
10 25 (17.99%) Spring Cloud
11 24 (17.27%) Private Cloud
11 24 (17.27%) Public Cloud
11 24 (17.27%) Bitbucket
11 24 (17.27%) Finance
11 24 (17.27%) Cisco
11 24 (17.27%) TCP/IP
12 23 (16.55%) VMware
12 23 (16.55%) MongoDB
12 23 (16.55%) Apache Cassandra
12 23 (16.55%) Apache Spark

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 23 (16.55%) Apache Spark
2 18 (12.95%) Hyperledger
3 4 (2.88%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.72%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.72%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (7.91%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (7.19%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.44%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.72%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 33 (23.74%) Office 365
2 10 (7.19%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (5.76%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.44%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (0.72%) Amazon ECS
5 1 (0.72%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.72%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.72%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.72%) GitHub
5 1 (0.72%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 24 (17.27%) TCP/IP
2 17 (12.23%) Firewall
3 14 (10.07%) BIG-IP
3 14 (10.07%) IP Telephony
3 14 (10.07%) Remote Desktop
4 12 (8.63%) WAN
5 9 (6.47%) DHCP
5 9 (6.47%) LAN
5 9 (6.47%) VPN
6 8 (5.76%) SSH
7 6 (4.32%) DSL
7 6 (4.32%) MPLS
8 5 (3.60%) DNS
8 5 (3.60%) HTTP
8 5 (3.60%) Network Security
9 4 (2.88%) Internet
9 4 (2.88%) Intrusion Detection
10 2 (1.44%) Ethernet
10 2 (1.44%) PPP
10 2 (1.44%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (23.74%) Hadoop
2 23 (16.55%) Apache Cassandra
2 23 (16.55%) MongoDB
3 18 (12.95%) Blockchain
4 16 (11.51%) Big Data
5 4 (2.88%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (2.88%) SQL Server
5 4 (2.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (2.16%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.44%) OLAP
7 2 (1.44%) OLAP Cube
7 2 (1.44%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (1.44%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.44%) SQL Server 2016
7 2 (1.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (1.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 28 (20.14%) Git (software)
2 24 (17.27%) Bitbucket
3 6 (4.32%) Selenium
4 5 (3.60%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 5 (3.60%) Robot Framework
5 1 (0.72%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.72%) GitLab
5 1 (0.72%) Grunt
5 1 (0.72%) gulp
5 1 (0.72%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.72%) JUnit
5 1 (0.72%) Sinon.JS
5 1 (0.72%) WebDriver
General
1 24 (17.27%) Finance
2 22 (15.83%) Electronics
3 14 (10.07%) Telecoms
4 8 (5.76%) Manufacturing
4 8 (5.76%) Marketing
5 7 (5.04%) Back Office
6 4 (2.88%) Banking
6 4 (2.88%) Military
7 1 (0.72%) Advertising
7 1 (0.72%) Law
7 1 (0.72%) Legal
7 1 (0.72%) Retail
Job Titles
1 27 (19.42%) Developer
2 20 (14.39%) Software Engineer
3 19 (13.67%) Analyst
4 14 (10.07%) Architect
4 14 (10.07%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 11 (7.91%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 10 (7.19%) Service Analyst
6 10 (7.19%) Service Desk Analyst
7 8 (5.76%) Network Engineer
7 8 (5.76%) Product Manager
8 7 (5.04%) C++ Developer
8 7 (5.04%) Incident Manager
8 7 (5.04%) Java Developer
8 7 (5.04%) Lead Software Engineer
8 7 (5.04%) Senior Software Engineer
8 7 (5.04%) Software Developer
9 6 (4.32%) Consultant
10 5 (3.60%) Lead Developer
10 5 (3.60%) Senior Developer
10 5 (3.60%) Software Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (21.58%) Spring
2 25 (17.99%) Akka
2 25 (17.99%) Spring Cloud
3 19 (13.67%) RESTful
3 19 (13.67%) Swagger
4 18 (12.95%) OAuth
4 18 (12.95%) Pandas
4 18 (12.95%) SAML
4 18 (12.95%) scikit-learn
5 16 (11.51%) CGI
6 8 (5.76%) .NET
7 5 (3.60%) Apache NiFi
7 5 (3.60%) Web Services
8 4 (2.88%) Apache Flex
8 4 (2.88%) Java EE
9 3 (2.16%) AngularJS
9 3 (2.16%) ASP.NET
9 3 (2.16%) Node.js
10 2 (1.44%) CSS3
10 2 (1.44%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 24 (17.27%) Private Cloud
1 24 (17.27%) Public Cloud
2 22 (15.83%) Data Centre
3 18 (12.95%) Algorithms
4 13 (9.35%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (5.76%) Linux Command Line
5 8 (5.76%) Virtual Team
6 4 (2.88%) Greenfield Project
6 4 (2.88%) Management Information System
6 4 (2.88%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (1.44%) Cyberthreat
7 2 (1.44%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 2 (1.44%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.72%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (0.72%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 43 (30.94%) Windows
2 21 (15.11%) Linux
2 21 (15.11%) Windows Server
3 16 (11.51%) Unix
4 14 (10.07%) Windows 7
5 10 (7.19%) Windows 2000
5 10 (7.19%) Windows XP
6 9 (6.47%) CentOS
6 9 (6.47%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (5.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (4.32%) Debian
8 6 (4.32%) Ubuntu
9 5 (3.60%) Windows 10
9 5 (3.60%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (2.88%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.72%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (33.81%) ITIL
2 32 (23.02%) Open Source
3 31 (22.30%) Agile Software Development
4 30 (21.58%) Software Engineering
5 25 (17.99%) Microservices
6 22 (15.83%) Data Science
7 20 (14.39%) Problem-Solving
8 19 (13.67%) API Development
8 19 (13.67%) Artificial Intelligence
9 18 (12.95%) Cryptography
9 18 (12.95%) Load Balancing
10 17 (12.23%) Project Management
11 14 (10.07%) Business Continuity
11 14 (10.07%) DevOps
11 14 (10.07%) High Availability
11 14 (10.07%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 13 (9.35%) Stakeholder Management
13 12 (8.63%) Business Intelligence
14 11 (7.91%) Change Management
14 11 (7.91%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 43 (30.94%) Java
2 37 (26.62%) Python
3 33 (23.74%) C#
4 21 (15.11%) PowerShell
5 18 (12.95%) Scala
6 13 (9.35%) C++
6 13 (9.35%) JavaScript
7 9 (6.47%) Bash Shell
8 8 (5.76%) SQL
9 3 (2.16%) R
10 2 (1.44%) T-SQL
10 2 (1.44%) VBA
11 1 (0.72%) Java 8
11 1 (0.72%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 80 (57.55%) SC Cleared
2 28 (20.14%) DV Cleared
3 14 (10.07%) MCSA
3 14 (10.07%) MCSE
3 14 (10.07%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (7.19%) Degree
5 9 (6.47%) PMI Certification
5 9 (6.47%) PMP
5 9 (6.47%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 8 (5.76%) CCNP
6 8 (5.76%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (5.04%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 4 (2.88%) CISSP
9 2 (1.44%) CCIE
9 2 (1.44%) CCNA
9 2 (1.44%) CCSE
9 2 (1.44%) JNCIP
10 1 (0.72%) BC Cleared
10 1 (0.72%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (10.07%) Cyber Essentials
1 14 (10.07%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
1 14 (10.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 14 (10.07%) PMO
2 10 (7.19%) SLA
3 1 (0.72%) GDPR
3 1 (0.72%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 1 (0.72%) QA
System Software
1 25 (17.99%) Docker
2 20 (14.39%) Active Directory
3 19 (13.67%) Hyper-V
4 7 (5.04%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 19 (13.67%) SCCM
1 19 (13.67%) SCVMM
2 10 (7.19%) Ansible
3 6 (4.32%) SELinux
4 5 (3.60%) Ambari
4 5 (3.60%) EMC NetWorker
4 5 (3.60%) NetBackup
4 5 (3.60%) SCOM
4 5 (3.60%) WSUS
5 2 (1.44%) Puppet
6 1 (0.72%) HP ALM
6 1 (0.72%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.72%) Kibana
6 1 (0.72%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.72%) logstash
6 1 (0.72%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.72%) Terraform
6 1 (0.72%) vRealize
Vendors
1 37 (26.62%) Microsoft
2 32 (23.02%) HP
3 24 (17.27%) Cisco
4 23 (16.55%) VMware
5 18 (12.95%) F5
6 16 (11.51%) Aruba
6 16 (11.51%) Mitel
7 10 (7.19%) Juniper
8 8 (5.76%) SAP
9 7 (5.04%) EMC
10 5 (3.60%) Citrix
10 5 (3.60%) Symantec
11 4 (2.88%) Atlassian
11 4 (2.88%) Cloudera
11 4 (2.88%) Fortinet
11 4 (2.88%) UiPath
12 3 (2.16%) CheckPoint
13 2 (1.44%) Extreme Networks
13 2 (1.44%) Oracle
13 2 (1.44%) Ubiquiti