Period
to 24 October 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for DV Cleared qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 24 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Developed Vetting (DV) Clearance
England > South East
6 months to
24 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 128 267 328
Rank change year-on-year +139 +61 -47
Permanent jobs citing DV Cleared 177 274 240
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 2.21% 1.08% 0.82%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.47% 3.95% 3.07%
Number of salaries quoted 81 158 127
Median annual salary £57,500 £54,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.50% +14.74% +11.76%
10th Percentile £37,500 £35,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £86,775 £70,000
England median annual salary £56,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +13.00% +5.26% +5.56%

DV 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 the South East with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
South East
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 2,090 6,933 7,830
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 26.06% 27.39% 26.91%
Number of salaries quoted 1,484 5,089 6,039
Median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £73,750 £75,000 £70,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%

DV Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing DV Cleared as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for DV Cleared in the South East

DV Cleared
Salary Trend in the South East

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing DV Cleared in the South East.

Salary trend for DV Cleared in the South East

DV Cleared
Salary Histogram in the South East

Salary distribution for jobs citing DV Cleared in the South East over the 6 months to 24 October 2020.

Salary histogram for DV Cleared in the South East

DV Cleared
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DV Cleared within the South East region over the 6 months to 24 October 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire +70 115 £50,000 -4.76% 24
Thames Valley +109 51 £60,000 -7.69% 16
Berkshire +81 44 £53,750 -23.21% 12
Buckinghamshire +78 6 £62,500 +31.58% 4
West Sussex +50 5 £57,500 -14.81%
Surrey +93 4 £57,500 +27.78% 1
M4 Corridor - 2 - -
Oxfordshire +62 1 £65,000 +23.81%
DV Cleared
England

For the 6 months to 24 October 2020, IT jobs citing DV 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 South East region with a requirement for DV Cleared.

1 177 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 71 (40.11%) Windows
3 69 (38.98%) SC Cleared
4 64 (36.16%) VMware
5 63 (35.59%) Agile Software Development
6 61 (34.46%) Active Directory
7 53 (29.94%) SCCM
8 52 (29.38%) Windows Server
9 43 (24.29%) WSUS
10 42 (23.73%) Microsoft
11 41 (23.16%) SCOM
12 40 (22.60%) VMware Infrastructure
13 37 (20.90%) DNS
14 34 (19.21%) DHCP
14 34 (19.21%) PowerShell
15 30 (16.95%) Data Centre
16 28 (15.82%) SQL
16 28 (15.82%) SQL Server
17 25 (14.12%) C
17 25 (14.12%) LAN
17 25 (14.12%) Driving Licence
17 25 (14.12%) Scaled Agile Framework
18 23 (12.99%) Windows Server 2016
19 21 (11.86%) Service Delivery
19 21 (11.86%) Linux
20 20 (11.30%) ITIL
20 20 (11.30%) Hyper-V
21 19 (10.73%) Windows Server 2003
22 18 (10.17%) Firewall
22 18 (10.17%) Military

DV Cleared
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 13 (7.34%) SharePoint
2 8 (4.52%) Exchange Server 2013
2 8 (4.52%) Skype for Business
3 7 (3.95%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (1.69%) SAS
5 1 (0.56%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 12 (6.78%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (6.21%) Microsoft Excel
2 11 (6.21%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 18 (10.17%) Azure
2 8 (4.52%) AWS
3 3 (1.69%) IaaS
3 3 (1.69%) Yarn
4 1 (0.56%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.56%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 37 (20.90%) DNS
2 34 (19.21%) DHCP
3 25 (14.12%) LAN
4 18 (10.17%) Firewall
5 14 (7.91%) WAN
6 11 (6.21%) WLAN
7 9 (5.08%) Skype
8 6 (3.39%) BGP
8 6 (3.39%) Cisco ASA
8 6 (3.39%) OSPF
9 5 (2.82%) SAN
9 5 (2.82%) VLAN
10 4 (2.26%) DAB
11 3 (1.69%) DWDM
11 3 (1.69%) Fibre Channel
11 3 (1.69%) Internet
11 3 (1.69%) iSCSI
11 3 (1.69%) VPN
12 2 (1.13%) Junos
12 2 (1.13%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (15.82%) SQL Server
2 7 (3.95%) Big Data
2 7 (3.95%) Oracle Database
3 5 (2.82%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (2.26%) DB2
4 4 (2.26%) MySQL
4 4 (2.26%) Oracle Database 10g
4 4 (2.26%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (2.26%) Oracle Database 12c
4 4 (2.26%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (1.69%) Hadoop
5 3 (1.69%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.13%) Oracle ODI
6 2 (1.13%) SQL Server 2016
7 1 (0.56%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2019
7 1 (0.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (1.69%) Git (software)
1 3 (1.69%) JUnit
1 3 (1.69%) Maven
1 3 (1.69%) Selenium
1 3 (1.69%) webpack
2 1 (0.56%) MSI
General
1 18 (10.17%) Military
2 9 (5.08%) Public Sector
3 4 (2.26%) Finance
4 3 (1.69%) Advertising
5 2 (1.13%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.56%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 25 (14.12%) Architect
2 19 (10.73%) Server Engineer
3 17 (9.60%) Wintel Engineer
4 13 (7.34%) Break Fix Engineer
5 12 (6.78%) Support Engineer
6 11 (6.21%) Team Leader
7 8 (4.52%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 8 (4.52%) 3rd Line Support
7 8 (4.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 8 (4.52%) Infrastructure Team Leader
7 8 (4.52%) IT Infrastructure Team Leader
8 7 (3.95%) Analyst
8 7 (3.95%) Applications Engineer
8 7 (3.95%) Developer
8 7 (3.95%) Windows Engineer
9 6 (3.39%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 6 (3.39%) Applications Support
9 6 (3.39%) Java Developer
9 6 (3.39%) Network Architect
9 6 (3.39%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (6.78%) Spring
2 6 (3.39%) HTML
2 6 (3.39%) Java EE
2 6 (3.39%) JSON
2 6 (3.39%) RESTful
3 3 (1.69%) AngularJS
3 3 (1.69%) Apache Flex
3 3 (1.69%) Apache NiFi
3 3 (1.69%) Flash
3 3 (1.69%) HTML5
3 3 (1.69%) Jest
3 3 (1.69%) Kafka
3 3 (1.69%) Node.js
3 3 (1.69%) POSIX
3 3 (1.69%) React
3 3 (1.69%) Spring Boot
3 3 (1.69%) Vue.js
4 1 (0.56%) LDAP
4 1 (0.56%) Regular Expression
4 1 (0.56%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 30 (16.95%) Data Centre
2 25 (14.12%) Driving Licence
3 18 (10.17%) Self-Motivation
4 15 (8.47%) CMDB
5 11 (6.21%) PKI
6 6 (3.39%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.69%) Cyber Defence
7 3 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.13%) Algorithms
8 2 (1.13%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (1.13%) Clustering
8 2 (1.13%) Internet of Things
8 2 (1.13%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.56%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.56%) Reference Data
9 1 (0.56%) Replication
9 1 (0.56%) Security Operations Centre
9 1 (0.56%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 71 (40.11%) Windows
2 52 (29.38%) Windows Server
3 23 (12.99%) Windows Server 2016
4 21 (11.86%) Linux
5 19 (10.73%) Windows Server 2003
6 17 (9.60%) Windows Server 2012
7 14 (7.91%) Windows 10
7 14 (7.91%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (3.95%) Unix
9 6 (3.39%) Windows 7
10 5 (2.82%) Windows XP
11 3 (1.69%) Data ONTAP
12 1 (0.56%) CentOS
12 1 (0.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.56%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (35.59%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (14.12%) Scaled Agile Framework
3 21 (11.86%) Service Delivery
4 20 (11.30%) ITIL
5 17 (9.60%) Performance Monitoring
6 16 (9.04%) Break/Fix
6 16 (9.04%) Validation
7 15 (8.47%) Storage Management
8 13 (7.34%) Disaster Recovery
8 13 (7.34%) Proactive Management
8 13 (7.34%) Server Management
9 12 (6.78%) Software Distribution
9 12 (6.78%) Software Engineering
9 12 (6.78%) Virtual Environments
10 11 (6.21%) Data Protection
10 11 (6.21%) Patch Management
10 11 (6.21%) Server Patching
11 9 (5.08%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 9 (5.08%) Project Management
11 9 (5.08%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 34 (19.21%) PowerShell
2 28 (15.82%) SQL
3 25 (14.12%) C
4 15 (8.47%) Java
5 11 (6.21%) Python
5 11 (6.21%) VB
6 8 (4.52%) JavaScript
7 6 (3.39%) Bash Shell
7 6 (3.39%) Java 8
8 5 (2.82%) C++
9 4 (2.26%) Perl
10 1 (0.56%) C#
10 1 (0.56%) MATLAB
10 1 (0.56%) PHP
10 1 (0.56%) R
10 1 (0.56%) Scala
10 1 (0.56%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.56%) VBA
Qualifications
1 177 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 69 (38.98%) SC Cleared
3 10 (5.65%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (5.08%) CCNA
5 7 (3.95%) CCNP
6 6 (3.39%) Degree
7 5 (2.82%) JNCIA
8 4 (2.26%) APMP
8 4 (2.26%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (1.69%) CCDP
9 3 (1.69%) HND
9 3 (1.69%) JNCIS
9 3 (1.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 2 (1.13%) JNCIP
10 2 (1.13%) PhD
11 1 (0.56%) ISEB
11 1 (0.56%) ISTQB
11 1 (0.56%) MCSA
11 1 (0.56%) VCP6
11 1 (0.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (7.91%) SLA
2 11 (6.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (1.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.13%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 61 (34.46%) Active Directory
2 40 (22.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (11.30%) Hyper-V
4 14 (7.91%) VMware ESXi
5 12 (6.78%) Virtual Machines
6 11 (6.21%) Virtual Desktop
6 11 (6.21%) VMware Server
7 7 (3.95%) vSphere
8 4 (2.26%) GPFS
8 4 (2.26%) VMware NSX
9 3 (1.69%) NFS
10 2 (1.13%) Firmware
11 1 (0.56%) Docker
11 1 (0.56%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 53 (29.94%) SCCM
2 43 (24.29%) WSUS
3 41 (23.16%) SCOM
4 14 (7.91%) NetBackup
5 13 (7.34%) EMC NetWorker
5 13 (7.34%) SCVMM
6 11 (6.21%) vRealize Orchestrator
7 3 (1.69%) Hadoop YARN
7 3 (1.69%) Terraform
7 3 (1.69%) Veritas Storage Foundation
8 2 (1.13%) Ansible
8 2 (1.13%) vRealize
9 1 (0.56%) Kubernetes
9 1 (0.56%) McAfee ePO
9 1 (0.56%) MOM
9 1 (0.56%) Opscode Chef
9 1 (0.56%) Puppet
9 1 (0.56%) SCOrch
9 1 (0.56%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 64 (36.16%) VMware
2 42 (23.73%) Microsoft
3 14 (7.91%) Citrix
3 14 (7.91%) HP
3 14 (7.91%) Symantec
4 13 (7.34%) EMC
5 11 (6.21%) Cisco
6 10 (5.65%) Oracle
7 9 (5.08%) Juniper
7 9 (5.08%) NetApp
8 6 (3.39%) Brocade
9 4 (2.26%) IBM
9 4 (2.26%) McAfee
10 3 (1.69%) Red Hat
10 3 (1.69%) Splunk
10 3 (1.69%) Veritas
10 3 (1.69%) YouTube
11 2 (1.13%) Ab Initio
11 2 (1.13%) Informatica
11 2 (1.13%) SolarWinds