Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Clearance
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 45 51 36
Rank change year-on-year +6 -15 -28
Permanent jobs citing Security Cleared 128 161 283
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 5.43% 4.67% 6.11%
As % of the Qualifications category 16.45% 13.71% 16.54%
Number of salaries quoted 142 94 238
Reading median annual salary £60,000 £52,500 £47,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% +9.95% -11.57%
10th Percentile £31,000 £38,750 £34,175
90th Percentile £80,000 £70,000 £77,500
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -9.09% +15.79% -9.52%

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 778 1174 1711
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 33.01% 34.09% 36.95%
Number of salaries quoted 593 794 1252
Reading median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +10.53% -5.00%
10th Percentile £28,950 £28,575 £27,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £71,250
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £52,500 £48,500
% change year-on-year -9.52% +8.25% +3.19%

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 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Security Cleared in Reading

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, IT jobs citing Security Cleared also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Reading region with a requirement for Security Cleared.

1 77 (60.16%) SC Cleared
2 40 (31.25%) DV Cleared
3 28 (21.88%) Cybersecurity
4 24 (18.75%) Java
5 23 (17.97%) Windows
6 22 (17.19%) SQL
6 22 (17.19%) Finance
6 22 (17.19%) Analytical Skills
7 19 (14.84%) HP
7 19 (14.84%) Smart Meter
8 18 (14.06%) Agile Software Development
9 17 (13.28%) Cisco
10 16 (12.50%) Linux
10 16 (12.50%) Active Directory
10 16 (12.50%) Test Automation
10 16 (12.50%) Functional Testing
11 15 (11.72%) SIEM
11 15 (11.72%) Test Management
11 15 (11.72%) Cisco Certification
11 15 (11.72%) Python
11 15 (11.72%) Microsoft
11 15 (11.72%) C
11 15 (11.72%) Firewall
12 14 (10.94%) HP Quality Center
13 13 (10.16%) Test Scripting
13 13 (10.16%) Threat Analysis
13 13 (10.16%) Identity Management
13 13 (10.16%) PRINCE2
13 13 (10.16%) Unix
13 13 (10.16%) ITIL

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 9 (7.03%) SharePoint
2 7 (5.47%) Skype for Business
3 5 (3.91%) Apache Spark
3 5 (3.91%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (1.56%) Apache
4 2 (1.56%) IIS
4 2 (1.56%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.78%) Confluence
5 1 (0.78%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 10 (7.81%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (7.03%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (2.34%) Microsoft Project
3 3 (2.34%) MS Visio
3 3 (2.34%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (5.47%) SAP HCM
1 7 (5.47%) SAP S/4HANA
2 3 (2.34%) SAP GTS
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.47%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (0.78%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
2 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.78%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (11.72%) Firewall
2 10 (7.81%) WAN
3 9 (7.03%) Cisco Nexus
4 8 (6.25%) Broadband
5 7 (5.47%) Intrusion Detection
5 7 (5.47%) Skype
6 6 (4.69%) BGP
6 6 (4.69%) Ethernet
6 6 (4.69%) MPLS
6 6 (4.69%) VPN
7 5 (3.91%) Internet
8 4 (3.13%) EIGRP
8 4 (3.13%) IPsec
8 4 (3.13%) IPv4
8 4 (3.13%) L2TP
8 4 (3.13%) OSPF
8 4 (3.13%) PPP
8 4 (3.13%) SSL
8 4 (3.13%) TCP/IP
8 4 (3.13%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (9.38%) SQL Server
2 10 (7.81%) Hadoop
2 10 (7.81%) Relational Database
3 7 (5.47%) Big Data
4 5 (3.91%) Apache Hive
4 5 (3.91%) Impala
5 3 (2.34%) MongoDB
5 3 (2.34%) Neo4j
5 3 (2.34%) Pentaho
5 3 (2.34%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.56%) HBase
7 1 (0.78%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (0.78%) Data Lake
7 1 (0.78%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (0.78%) Power BI
7 1 (0.78%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 10 (7.81%) LoadRunner
2 9 (7.03%) HP UFT
3 4 (3.13%) JIRA
3 4 (3.13%) SoapUI
4 3 (2.34%) Talend Open Studio
5 2 (1.56%) Git (software)
5 2 (1.56%) JMeter
5 2 (1.56%) Rational DOORS
5 2 (1.56%) Selenium
6 1 (0.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.78%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.78%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.78%) Redmine
6 1 (0.78%) Visual Studio
General
1 22 (17.19%) Finance
2 12 (9.38%) Banking
3 8 (6.25%) Military
4 5 (3.91%) Law
4 5 (3.91%) Manufacturing
5 4 (3.13%) Telecoms
6 3 (2.34%) Aerospace
6 3 (2.34%) Billing
6 3 (2.34%) Legal
7 1 (0.78%) Advertising
7 1 (0.78%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 21 (16.41%) Consultant
2 20 (15.63%) Analyst
3 17 (13.28%) Architect
4 12 (9.38%) Tester
5 9 (7.03%) Designer
5 9 (7.03%) Network Engineer
5 9 (7.03%) Senior Tester
6 8 (6.25%) SOC Analyst
7 7 (5.47%) Developer
7 7 (5.47%) Enterprise Architect
7 7 (5.47%) SAP Consultant
7 7 (5.47%) SAP HCM Consultant
7 7 (5.47%) Security Consultant
7 7 (5.47%) Senior Network Engineer
7 7 (5.47%) Software Designer
8 6 (4.69%) Security Architect
8 6 (4.69%) Support Engineer
9 5 (3.91%) Cybersecurity Architect
9 5 (3.91%) DevOps Engineer
9 5 (3.91%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (7.81%) CGI
2 9 (7.03%) XML
3 6 (4.69%) HTML
4 4 (3.13%) AngularJS
4 4 (3.13%) HTML5
4 4 (3.13%) Node.js
5 3 (2.34%) .NET
5 3 (2.34%) ActiveMQ
5 3 (2.34%) Ajax
5 3 (2.34%) Apache Camel
5 3 (2.34%) Apache CXF
5 3 (2.34%) D3.js
5 3 (2.34%) Drools
5 3 (2.34%) Elastic Stack
5 3 (2.34%) Flash
5 3 (2.34%) jBPM
5 3 (2.34%) Kafka
5 3 (2.34%) MLlib
6 2 (1.56%) Hibernate
6 2 (1.56%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 22 (17.19%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (14.84%) Smart Meter
3 10 (7.81%) PKI
4 9 (7.03%) Computer Science
4 9 (7.03%) Cyber Attack
5 6 (4.69%) Data Centre
5 6 (4.69%) SWIFT
6 4 (3.13%) Cyberthreat
6 4 (3.13%) Virtual Team
7 3 (2.34%) Cyber Defence
7 3 (2.34%) DataPower
7 3 (2.34%) Greenfield Project
8 2 (1.56%) Client/Server
8 2 (1.56%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.56%) Replication
9 1 (0.78%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 1 (0.78%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 23 (17.97%) Windows
2 16 (12.50%) Linux
3 13 (10.16%) Unix
4 12 (9.38%) Windows Server
5 4 (3.13%) CentOS
6 3 (2.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (2.34%) Ubuntu
6 3 (2.34%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (1.56%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.78%) Solaris
8 1 (0.78%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.78%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (21.88%) Cybersecurity
2 18 (14.06%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (12.50%) Functional Testing
3 16 (12.50%) Test Automation
4 15 (11.72%) SIEM
4 15 (11.72%) Test Management
5 13 (10.16%) Identity Management
5 13 (10.16%) ITIL
5 13 (10.16%) PRINCE2
5 13 (10.16%) Test Scripting
5 13 (10.16%) Threat Analysis
6 12 (9.38%) Analytics
6 12 (9.38%) Risk Management
7 11 (8.59%) Presales
7 11 (8.59%) Project Management
7 11 (8.59%) Scenario Testing
8 10 (7.81%) Logistics
8 10 (7.81%) Non-Functional Testing
8 10 (7.81%) SDLC
8 10 (7.81%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 24 (18.75%) Java
2 22 (17.19%) SQL
3 15 (11.72%) C
3 15 (11.72%) Python
4 12 (9.38%) PL/SQL
5 10 (7.81%) VB
6 8 (6.25%) PowerShell
7 6 (4.69%) Shell Script
8 5 (3.91%) Scala
9 4 (3.13%) Bash Shell
9 4 (3.13%) C#
9 4 (3.13%) JavaScript
9 4 (3.13%) Perl
10 3 (2.34%) C++
10 3 (2.34%) Jython
11 2 (1.56%) Go
12 1 (0.78%) Korn
12 1 (0.78%) PHP
12 1 (0.78%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 77 (60.16%) SC Cleared
2 40 (31.25%) DV Cleared
3 15 (11.72%) Cisco Certification
4 12 (9.38%) Degree
4 12 (9.38%) ISTQB
5 9 (7.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 8 (6.25%) CCNP
7 6 (4.69%) CCIE
7 6 (4.69%) Computer Science Degree
8 5 (3.91%) CCNA
8 5 (3.91%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (3.13%) CCSP
9 4 (3.13%) JNCIA
10 3 (2.34%) GIAC
10 3 (2.34%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (2.34%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 3 (2.34%) MCP
10 3 (2.34%) MCSE
11 2 (1.56%) CCIE Service Provider
11 2 (1.56%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (9.38%) GDPR
2 6 (4.69%) PMO
2 6 (4.69%) SLA
3 2 (1.56%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 1 (0.78%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 16 (12.50%) Active Directory
2 8 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.34%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.56%) Apache Flume
4 2 (1.56%) DFS Replication
4 2 (1.56%) FreeRADIUS
4 2 (1.56%) HDFS
4 2 (1.56%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (1.56%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.78%) NFS
5 1 (0.78%) Samba
5 1 (0.78%) VMware NSX
5 1 (0.78%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 14 (10.94%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (3.91%) Kibana
3 3 (2.34%) Puppet
3 3 (2.34%) vCenter Server
4 2 (1.56%) FortiGate
4 2 (1.56%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (1.56%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 2 (1.56%) SCCM
4 2 (1.56%) SCOM
4 2 (1.56%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (0.78%) Ansible
5 1 (0.78%) EnCase
5 1 (0.78%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 1 (0.78%) Nagios
5 1 (0.78%) Network Intrusion Detection System
5 1 (0.78%) QRadar
5 1 (0.78%) SCDPM
5 1 (0.78%) WSUS
Vendors
1 19 (14.84%) HP
2 17 (13.28%) Cisco
3 15 (11.72%) Microsoft
4 11 (8.59%) Juniper
5 10 (7.81%) SAP
5 10 (7.81%) VMware
6 9 (7.03%) F5
7 7 (5.47%) ArcSight
8 4 (3.13%) Oracle
8 4 (3.13%) Red Hat
9 3 (2.34%) Dell
9 3 (2.34%) SEEBURGER
9 3 (2.34%) SolarWinds
9 3 (2.34%) Talend
10 2 (1.56%) Aruba
10 2 (1.56%) Atlassian
10 2 (1.56%) Lumension
10 2 (1.56%) Meraki
10 2 (1.56%) Meru Networks
10 2 (1.56%) Splunk